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Rare funnel cloud sighted Weather phenomena unusual because ‘we’re cold and soggy’, UBC prof says

Mounties seek missing money destined for food bank by Martin van den Hemel Staff Reporter

by Martin van den Hemel Staff Reporter Didn’t see Saturday afternoon’s funnel cloud swirling in the skies above Richmond? You’ll get a second chance thanks to some YouTube footage that was uploaded on Sunday. A local resident captured nearly a minute’s worth of videotaped footage of the cloud, which can be seen changing shape, contracting and then lengthening against a mixed bag of weather that saw sun, hail, and even snow in parts of the Lower Mainland. The footage is available at: http://tinyurl.com/ Richmondfunnelcloud. Philip Austin, associate professor at University of B.C.’s atmospheric science program, said funnel clouds are rare in the type of environmental conditions that we have in the Lower Mainland. You need a lot of energy to get a funnel cloud to form, Austin said, such as in Oklahoma, where there’s plenty of warm, humid air and massive thunderstorms. For the same reason we don’t have big thunderstorms, there’s just not a lot

Katherine Dykstra photo This funnel cloud formed in the sky just west of Steveston late Saturday afternoon.

of atmospheric energy in the Lower Mainland, he said. “Here, we’re cold and soggy.” Austin described a funnel cloud as an engine that turns rising air into spinning air. For one to form, there has to be a mix of air from different regions, with cold air that’s aloft and warm air down below, which makes for an unstable condition as the cold air wants to go down, and the warm air wants to rise, he explained. “Once they get going, they actually are able to maintain themselves.”

But Saturday’s funnel cloud didn’t last for long, an indication it had used up its energy, Austin said. “Here we don’t have enough surplus energy to create more than one of these things.” And for a funnel cloud to touch the ocean’s surface, or touch the ground, Austin said you’d need an atmosphere where there was surplus energy all the way to the ground. With such a large body of cold water off Steveston, which soaks up energy, conditions for a funnel cloud are unusual.

“Here we don’t have enough surplus energy to create more than one of these things.” - Philip Austin

The alleged disappearance of thousands of dollars collected from B.C. Lottery Corporation employees and earmarked for four impoverished local families as part of a Christmas charity drive in 2009 has Richmond Mounties investigating. According to a search warrant application obtained by The Richmond Review, local police have still not completed their investigation which was launched in October of 2010. No charges have yet been laid, according to the Richmond RCMP. The money’s disappearance occurred at the former Shellbridge Way head office of the lottery corporation, which has since relocated from Richmond to Vancouver. When four cheques were returned for insufficient funds, it was discovered that some $2,561.08 was not accounted for from the 2009 charity drive, which collected money through 50/50 ticket sales, coin drives, cash donations, basket sales, silent auctions and food and plant sales. Five employees were mainly responsible for the charity effort, which was a year-long endeavour. The investigation has focused in on one of those employees who had signing authority for the bank account where the raised money was kept. When efforts were made to obtain receipts for the charity drive, one of the employees remained evasive and claimed the receipts were lost as a result of a car accident. The goal of the fundraising effort was to raise money to buy gifts for four pre-selected impoverished families, with the remaining money going to the local food bank. After the missing funds were confirmed by an internal audit, the lottery corporation dispatched its own security investigator, Larry Nahorniak, to look into matters. He contacted the Richmond Food Bank’s manager, Judy Sun, who confirmed that the food bank hadn’t received any donations from the lottery corporation since December 2007. The staff’s fundraising efforts raised $6,463.55, with about $2,000 spent on gifts for the four families, leaving more than $4,000 to be donated to the food bank, the search warrant states.

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Capstan Way development is back on the rails Developers show willingness to pay for new Canada Line station

Capstan Village proposals •Concord Pacific: 3 hectares (7.6 acres) along Patterson Road, between Sexsmith Road and Garden City Road; series of high-rise apartments; 1,164 market residential units, 61 affordable housing units; 20 artist residences/studios •Pinnacle International: 0.7 hectares (1.7 acres) at northwest corner of Sexsmith Road and Capstan Way; development to be anchored by a 14-storey high-rise; 187 market residential units, 13 affordable housing units

by Matthew Hoekstra Staff Reporter A largely-vacant City Centre neighbourhood long eyed for redevelopment is now the subject of two rezoning applications proposing to build nearly half the 3,250 homes expected in the area. Contingent on approval is the developers’ willingness to foot the entire bill for a $25-million Canada Line station at Capstan Way. And the major players— Concord Pacific and Pinnacle International—appear set to ante up to realize a neighbourhood of high-rises from No. 3 Road to Garden City Road, and Capstan Way to Sea Island Way. Proposals have come and gone for the area, the last failing due to a disagreement between the developers and the city. But the latest plan, the fourth since the late ‘90s, appears genuine. Already, Concord Pacific has nearly finished a highend presentation centre at the corner of No. 3 Road and Capstan Way. Concord is proposing to build a series of high-rises—stretching as high as 15 storeys—to accommodate 1,245 condominiums over three hectares (7.6 acres). Of those, 61 would be lowend market rental housing and 20 would be low-end market rental studio units for artists. Pinnacle International is seeking approval for a smaller project—200 units

Matthew Hoekstra photo This No. 3 Road bus stop near Capstan Way is the proposed site of a new Canada Line station, to be built in conjunction with a master-planned community.

anchored by a 14-storey highrise—as its first phase of a 1,700-home vision. Concord dubs its project Concord Gateway; Pinnacle has named its Pinnacle Centre. The city calls it Capstan Village—a high-density neighbourhood to be built on old single-family lots where pedestrians are king. Once the new Canada Line station is built, the city will drop its parking requirements to the lowest level, at one space per home. This, according to a city staff report, is to “encourage reduced car dependence as per village centres elsewhere along the Canada Line.”

But the station won’t be built immediately. Staff say most residents will be within a 10-minute walk to Aberdeen Station, but a “disconnected road network and lack of sidewalks and pedestrian amenities” may turn people off from the hike. So developers will be required to create interim parking plans. Developers of the area’s first 3,250 residential units will pay a portion of the station’s cost to the city at the time building permits are issued. For their part, developers get a density bonus, which allows more homes than usual to be built on the land.

“Once we reach (that goal), we’ll have enough money. We hand it over to Translink and say go build your station, and any subsequent development doesn’t have to pay that fee,” said Ted Townsend, city spokesperson, noting the housing market will ultimately determine the station’s timeline. City council’s planning committee heard details of the two projects at a meeting Tuesday, and more reports are expected. According to city hall’s planning department, more than 2,000 new homes are already undergoing rezoning review in the area. Senior planner Suzanne Carter-Huffman described Pinnacle’s vision in a report Tuesday as “distinctive,” boasting “mid-rise streetwall form, varied building heights, pedestrian-oriented streetscapes and publicly accessible open space [that] will complement the establishment of Capstan Village as a high-amenity, transit-oriented, urban community.”

Treasurer who stole from youth soccer gets 2 years Debbie Judd to pay restitution by Martin van den Hemel Staff Reporter The former chair and treasurer of the Richmond Youth Soccer Association has been sentenced to two years in prison for stealing more than $200,000 from the association between 1998 and 2003. Richmond provincial court Judge Patrick Chen sentenced Debbie Judd to jail, and said the “scale and character of the breach of trust” was more serious than in cases where employees defraud their employers. After being sentenced, a sullen and shocked-looking Judd turned to look at her teenage son—who sat stone faced at the front of the gallery—for a couple of seconds before being escorted by a courtroom sheriff into custody. Judd’s lawyer, Leslie Mackoff sought a conditional sentence to be served in the community, and in his submissions noted case law in which similar thefts were handled with non-prison terms. But Chen made it clear early on in reading his decision Monday morning that Judd was getting a jail sentence. The victims of the theft were the volunteer organizers of the soccer association who were “more vulnerable,” Chen said. And what made this case more aggravating was the level of trust Judd had earned in the organization, as both an elected chair and treasurer. In arguing for a conditional sentence, Judd and her lawyer had proposed that she pay a quarter of her salary until retirement, to the association as compensation, which would amount to $156,000. It was noted that Judd had no previous criminal record, that many people wrote letters of support for her, and that she had a seven-year-old son who would also be impacted by a jail sentence. And although she initially “obfuscated” when approached, she entered a guilty plea early on in the proceedings, and she did express remorse, Judge Chen noted. But Judd’s lawyer said her actions have tarnished the family’s reputation in the sports community, and her children were the victim of aspersions on the soccer pitch. Judd’s husband’s professional soccer coaching career was derailed as well to the point he had to declare bankruptcy. “The sins of the parents were visited upon the children,” Mackoff said during an earlier sentencing hearing. But Chen said the sentencing principles of denunciation and deterrence were more serious than the other cases cited by Judd’s lawyer. In her role at the soccer association, Judd was responsible for collection and payments and wrote annual financial statements for the association. Judd was able to secure co-signatures on blank cheques that she filled out with false information. Chen noted that “planning and manipulation” were involved in the deception, and that Judd stopped “only when she was found out.” He said “the entire sports community of Richmond was victimized,” and that her actions were “a serious breach of trust.” Chen ordered her to pay $204,070 in restitution.

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City hall hosts film crews Crews behind an American TV series transformed Richmond City Hall into a San Francisco police station last Thursday. Filming for Fairly Legal—an hour-long drama series in its second season on the USA Network—began early Friday and continued into the late evening, said city spokesperson Kim Decker. The series follows a woman who, frustrated with the legal system, quits her job as a lawyer to work as a mediator at the law firm started by her late father. On Friday, dozens of actors dressed as San Francisco cops roamed the galleria, which was fit with American flags. Filming also took place in city hall’s parking lot. The show stars Sarah Shahi, Michael Trucco, Virginia Williams and Baron Vaughn. Decker said producers also used Richmond to shoot scenes in November: on Steveston Harbour Authority land and at a private residence. Season 2 of Fairly Legal premieres March 16. —by Matthew Hoekstra

City of Richmond photo Richmond City Hall became a San Francisco police station for Fairly Legal.

The Richmond Review is launching a Hockey Day in Canada contest. Readers will be asked to post a photograph of themselves and friends/family that illustrates their passion for the game of hockey on The Richmond Review’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/richmondreview. (You’ll need to “Like” us to participate). The winning photo will be published in the Friday, Feb. 10 print and online editions of The Richmond Review. The grand prize will be two hours of ice time at Richmond Olympic Oval (including skate rentals), courtesy of the City of Richmond, and a pizza party for the winner, their family and friends. Hockey Day in Canada started in 2000 and is an annual special broadcast that features a triple-header involving all Canadian teams. This year’s date is Feb. 11. Each year, Hockey Night in Canada commentators Don Cherry and Ron MacLean broadcast from a remote area. This year, it’s Prince Edward Island.


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City Page Community news covering January 18 to February 8, 2012

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Meet Writer-inResidence Caroline Adderson Special Launch Event on February 2 Three like-minded Minoru Park organizations are sharing the honour of presenting Richmond’s first Writerin-Residence, Caroline Adderson, the celebrated author of two internationally published novels

(A History of Forgetting, Sitting Practice), two collections of short stories (Bad Imaginings, Pleased To Meet You), and three books for young readers (Very Serious Children, I, Bruno, Bruno For Real).

garages along the south property line; and (d) to allow tandem parking spaces in four (4) of the townhouse units and five (5) smallcar parking stalls in five (5) of the townhouse units.

Call to community groups for Expressions of Interest

Through February and March, a series of free public events, hosted by the Richmond Arts Centre, Minoru Place Activity Centre and Richmond Public Library will take place. Each offer a unique opportunity for Caroline to engage with the community atlarge in a meaningful, interactive setting.

2. 8691, 8711, 8731, 8751, 8771 and 8791 Williams Road - DP 11-584276 - Southarm Lands Ltd. – To: (1) permit the construction of 31 townhouse units at 8691, 8711, 8731, 8751, 8771 and 8791 Williams Road on a site zoned “Medium Density Townhouses (RTM2)”; and; (2) vary the provisions of the Zoning Bylaw to allow 30 tandem parking spaces in 15 of the 31 townhouse units.

2012 Community Public Art Program

You are invited to a special Launch on Thursday, February 2 at 7:00 p.m. at the Minoru Place Activity Centre to enjoy short readings, hear about her writing career and learn about the programs she will present during her two months in residency: This event will be followed by a short reception with light refreshments served. To R.S.V.P. please call 604-276-4300 or visit richmond.ca/register and quote #225701 Full details about the Writer-inResidence Program are available at www.richmond.ca/artscentre and www.yourlibrary.ca.

Development Permit Panel Meeting Wednesday, January 25, 3:30 p.m. in Council Chambers Agenda Items: 1. 8540 No. 3 Road - DP 10-545013 - Western Dayton Homes Ltd. – To: (1) permit the construction of eight (8) townhouse units at 8540 No. 3 Road on a site zoned “Medium Density Townhouses (RTM2)”; and; (2) vary the provisions of the Zoning Bylaw to: (a) reduce the minimum lot width from 30 metres to 27.6 metres; (b) reduce the minimum exterior (north) side yard setback along Bowcock Road from 6.0 metres to 3.0 metres for Building 1 and from 6.0 metres to 4.6 metres for Building 2; (c) reduce the minimum interior side yard setback from 3.0 metres to 2.09 metres for the single storey

3. 9811 Ferndale Road (formerly 9791 & 9811 Ferndale Road and 6071, 6091 & 6131 No. 4 Road) - DP 11-584282 - AM-PRI Construction Ltd. – To: (1) permit the construction of 24 townhouse units at 9811 Ferndale Road on a site zoned “Medium Density Townhouses (RTM2)”; and (2) vary the provisions of the Zoning Bylaw to: (a) reduce the required side yard setback along the north property line from 3.0 meters to 2.69 meters to allow the projection of an electrical room outside Unit C1b; and (b) permit resident parking to be provided in a tandem parking configuration for 15 units (30 stalls). Please call 604-276-4395 for further information.

2012 Property Assessment Notices Contact BC Assessment This month, all property owners in BC received their 2012 Property Assessment Notices. For more information check out BC Assessment’s website at www.bcassessment.bc.ca. It is BC Assessment’s responsibility to respond to all inquiries and appeals. Should you have an inquiry, please contact BC Assessment located at 200, 11331 Coppersmith Way, Richmond at 604-241-1361 or email richmond-delta@ bcassessment.ca

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Celebrate Chinese New Year in Richmond, visit www.richmond.ca/ chinesenewyear for a list of events.

Community groups are invited to participate in the creation of public art as part of the Richmond Public Art Program. The community group will be involved in all stages of planning and commissioning of a public art project with a professional artist. Open to all community groups in or serving Richmond. Funding: Up to $15,000 (maximum provided by the Public Art Program) Deadline for Submissions: Thursday, March 29, 2012 by 2:00 p.m. For more information and to download the Call for Expression document, please visit www.richmond.ca/culture/ publicart/opportunities.htm

Recycling in 2012 Use your Green Cans The City’s Green Can program is available to single-family homes and some townhomes. Adding food scraps to your Green Can helps: • Turn waste into compost a valuable resource for soil • Divert about 20% more waste from landfill • Show leadership in community recycling For more information, visit www.richmond.ca/recycle or call the City’s Environmental Information Line at 604-276-4010.


Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Tow truck driver loses leg after pinned by car on icy highway Rusty’s driver was recovering a car in the ditch by Highway 91 by Martin van den Hemel Staff Reporter A veteran driver from Rusty’s Auto Towing was seriously injured Sunday morning after he’d just recovered a vehicle that had skidded on icy and snowy highway conditions into a ditch. According to Deas Island RCMP, police were called around 9:15 a.m. to a stretch of the East West connector just west of the Knight Street on-ramp to the westbound lanes of Highway 91. The driver was pinned between the car that lost control on the onramp, and the tow truck, according to one of his coworkers at Rusty’s Auto Towing. The 51-year-old victim, a single man from Surrey, was a “well experienced” tow truck driver who’d

“We’re concentrating on getting him better.” - Gary Tonks

been working for Rusty’s for about four years. One of the victim’s legs had to be amputated, and his other leg was also in bad shape, but doctors remained hopeful they might be able to save it. “We’re concentrating on getting him better,” said Gary Tonks, president of Rusty’s. Tonks said he learned of the accident around 10 a.m. Sunday, and rushed to the office to support his staff who were “horrified” by the accident. Tonks said his employee doesn’t have any local family. Asked what can be done to assist his employee, Tonks said: “I know we’re all thinking the same thing.” The victim was transported to Vancouver General Hospital by ambulance where he was sedated

Taste of tonkatsu comes to Richmond Aberdeen Centre will soon be the place to find authentic Japanese-style deep-fried pork cutlets, as the first Saboten Japanese Tonkatsu restaurant outside of Asia opens in Richmond Jan. 20. The restaurant chain boasts 500 locations across Asia. A grand opening celebration, complete with lion dance and ribbon-cutting, takes place on Sunday, Jan. 22. Saboten began in 1966 in Tokyo, Japan, and became one of the largest chains to specialize in tonkatsu (pork cutlets), a popular dish in Japan that’s often served with shredded cabbage and miso soup.

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and then scheduled for surgery on Sunday. The driver of the other vehicle— an older model Pontiac Sunfire— that struck the tow truck driver remained at the scene and was cooperative with police. Investigators believe icy road conditions were mainly to blame, and police are considering charges. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call the Deas Island RCMP at 604-946-2184 and ask for either Const. Tarmii Miskiw or Cpl. Peter Somerville. Police cautioned drivers that when it snows, they need to slow down and leave a lot of room between vehicles. As well, the law requires that when an emergency vehicle is at the side of the road, drivers are required to slow down and move over. Tonks noted that aside from having flashing lights, his employee’s tow truck had a bright arrow board on its roof, making it much easier for passersby to see. Police are investigating whether the Sunfire’s tires were bald, Tonks said.

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City Board Steveston’s No. 1 Road and Moncton Street intersection How the new pedestrian “scramble” crosswalk works The City has recently upgraded the No. 1 Road and Moncton intersection. The features of the new intersection will enhance road safety for all users. • Exclusive pedestrian-only crossing phase that stops all vehicle movements and allows pedestrians to cross the intersection, including diagonally (pedestrian scramble) • No vehicle right-turns on red lights • Raised intersection (pedestrian and roadway ground plane at same level) for improved accessibility • Special artistic pavement design and bollards (log posts) at intersection corners In addition, the City has upgraded other Steveston Village intersections and reduced the speed limit to 30 km/hour throughout Steveston Village. How to activate the scramble feature of the intersection The intersection has both traditional crosswalk buttons/signs and a new button/sign to activate the scramble feature: Press the button below the new “Press for Priority Crossing” sign. The “walk/don’t walk” indicators for pedestrians are located diagonally across from each intersection corner. A timer below these “walk/don’t walk” signs counts down the seconds remaining for pedestrian crossing (watch for a “flashing hand”). The same pedestrian crossing regulations apply as at other intersections.

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Pedestrian signal indications consist of “Walking Person” and “Hand” symbols. Please remember that you can step off the sidewalk to start crossing to the other side only when the “Walking Person” light is on. When the “Flashing Hand” light appears: • If already in the crosswalk, complete your crossing to the other side at a normal pace; or • If not already in the crosswalk, do not start to cross the street – push the button and wait for the next walk light • If you step off the curb and begin crossing just as the “Hand” starts flashing, there is adequate time to finish crossing. If you start crossing after the “Hand” indication starts flashing, there may not be adequate time to cross safely. When the “Solid Hand” light is displayed do not enter the crosswalk. Wait for the next “Walking Person” light. For more information on traffic signals, visit www.richmond.ca > City Services > Transportation, Traffic & Parking > Traffic Signals.

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Celebrate the Chinese New Year: January 22 – February 6, 2012 Enjoy many exciting events that honour the rich traditions and customs of Richmond’s Chinese community.

Find all celebration details at www.richmond.ca/chinesenewyear Until January 23

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Come treasure hunt and stock up for the new year at Aberdeen Centre ......................8pm – midnight Try cultural crafts and games, watch performances the 40+ display booths. and demonstrations and try to win prizes! Live entertainment shows presented by Fairchild Radio and Fairchild TV.

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January 28 & 29

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January 22

International Buddhist Temple.......10am – 5pm

International Buddhist Temple.........8pm – 1am

Don’t miss the auspicious flower arrangements, traditional snacks and food and various cultural gift items.

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Until February 6

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Chinese New Year’s Eve Festivities

Aberdeen Centre ................... Jan 28 – 1 – 4pm Take in the late night festivities including a chant and Jan 29 – 2:30 – 3:30pm

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January 22

Bring a food dish and some cheer and celebrate with friends old and new! Includes raffles, cultural dances and entertainment.

Lansdowne Centre......................... 12:30 – 5pm The multicultural performances include a lion dance, Chinese opera, hip hop, Chinese calligraphy, crafts and community booths. Drop by the City Centre Community Association booth for face painting and a chance to win prizes!

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Enjoy live entertainment by the Chinese Music Association, Vancouver Academy of Dance and Colors of Dance Academy

January 28

Aberdeen Centre .............................. 11am start Chinese New Year Stage Show Yaohan Centre ............................1:30 – 3:30pm

View how people from different regions of China celebrate the Lunar New Year, their cultural traditions and the importance of the Year of the Dragon.

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Presented by AM 1320, this show includes a lion dance, kung fu, singing and dancing.

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RCCS New Year Celebration Richmond Centre ........................... 1:30pm start Watch the lion dancers perform the “Choy Ching” ceremony in front of stores and throughout the mall.

Chinese New Year Tea London Heritage Farm .............. Open 12 – 5pm This special tea, in the beautifully decorated Tea Room, includes homemade almond and unique dragon cookies. $8.50 for full tea.


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EDITORIAL: With justice finally served, time for soccer community to move on

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hen Debbie Judd robbed local children of their enjoyment of soccer, it was a conscious, planned and deliberate act that warranted a punishment as serious as the impact it had on the sports community.

On Monday, justice was finally served up in the form of a two-year federal prison sentence and an order to pay $204,070 in restitution. Although the ordeal took nine years to reach a conclusion in the

criminal courts, another form of vigilante justice has been meted out continuously over the years. From having her children become the target of aspersions on the pitch, to having her husband’s professional soccer coaching career derailed, there was plenty of tragic collateral damage. Those in the soccer community were doubtless outraged, and rightly so. But anger and hate begets only more anger and hate. Some well-connected members of the soccer community evidently did their best to make sure every-

body in their social and professional circles knew about Judd’s actions, and that anger resulted in collateral damage to those who didn’t break the law. So ostracized have they been that an offer for Judd’s husband to coach soccer professionally in Europe was removed when that team’s officials heard of her actions. But now that the courts have spoken, and justice has been delivered, the local soccer officials need to move on. Much of the anger was misdi-

rected at the family. The sins of the mother and the wife should not have been visited upon the children and husband. This woman will serve her time behind bars and pay her dues to society. And when she returns to work, she’ll have a hefty $200,000-plus debt hovering over her. Hopefully this ends a dark chapter in local soccer history, and the Judd family can move on, the healing can start for all parties, and the bitterness and resentment quickly fades away.

Enbridge oil pipeline won’t happen

B.C. Views Tom Fletcher

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fter following the opening phase of the National Energy Board’s hearings on the Northern Gateway oil pipeline proposal, I have a prediction. B.C. will never see this pipeline. And that’s probably the best outcome. The first reason is the nearly unanimous opposition of informed Kitimat-area residents, led by Haisla Nation Chief Councillor Ellis Ross and skilled local volunteers who described the marine environment of the Kitimat estuary. There was speculation that Ross, who was just appointed to chair Premier Christy Clark’s new Aboriginal Business and Investment Council, might bend on the oil proposal. His testimony put that notion to rest. The Haisla, Haida, Gitga’at and other members of the Coastal First Nations group put their marker down on managed logging and eco-tourism years before this pipeline debate heated up. California do-gooders may have coined the term “Great Bear Rainforest,” but make no mistake, these tribes run the place. Moving inland, the

B.C.’s likeliest alternative for oilsands crude is the existing Trans Mountain pipeline, which has been pumping Alberta oil and refined products to the West Coast at Burrard Inlet for nearly 60 years.

Northern Gateway pipeline route is a tangle of dozens of asserted traditional territories, some in the century-old Treaty 8 zone and others with no legal settlement. Our courts will require at least another generation of millionaire lawyers to untangle the territorial claims involved, no matter what the B.C., Canadian or Chinese governments may wish to do with this oil. The Haisla have embraced liquefied natural gas ships, plants and pipelines, which may be all the industrial development the region can handle. Condensate can continue to be shipped into Kitimat by tankers and sent by railcar to Alberta to dilute bitumen. Which brings me to the alternatives to Northern Gateway. CP Rail just announced a major investment in its U.S. main line south of Saskatchewan, to transport crude oil from the Bakken Formation, an emerging

source of shale oil and gas under Saskatchewan, Alberta and North Dakota. CP shipments out of North Dakota went from 500 carloads in 2009 to more than 13,000 carloads in 2011. The new target is 70,000. B.C.’s likeliest alternative for oilsands crude is the existing Trans Mountain pipeline, which has been pumping Alberta oil and refined products to the West Coast at Burrard Inlet for nearly 60 years. Port Moody’s Ioco refinery is gone, but Chevron’s Burnaby plant remains, and some crude goes out by tanker or pipeline to refineries south of B.C. The current owner of Trans Mountain, Kinder Morgan Canada, is naturally watching the Enbridge battle closely. A Kinder Morgan representative provided the following information about tanker traffic from their Westridge Marine Terminal in Burnaby.

The Haisla, Haida, Gitga’at and other members of the Coastal First Nations group put their marker down on managed logging and eco-tourism years before this pipeline debate heated up.

In 2011 there were 32 tankers loaded at Westridge, down from 69 in 2010. Demand varies widely (there were no tankers in 2000) and current traffic is similar to what went out of Burrard Inlet in the 1970s. Contrary to popular belief, there is not yet a major surge to Asia. For every 10 ships that load at Westridge, on average eight sail to California, one

to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries, and only one to Asia. Current Port Metro Vancouver rules allow Aframax-class tankers (80,000 to 119,000 dead weight tons) to pass under the Lions Gate and Second Narrows bridges, but they can’t take on a full load. That would require dredging in Second Narrows, which would increase general shipping safety as well as capacity. Kinder Morgan has not yet formally applied to twin the Trans Mountain line. If it does expand its priceless right of way, the capacity would be greater than the Enbridge proposal. One way or another, that oil will move. The professional environmentalist gong show over Enbridge is still to come. More on that next week. Tom Fletcher is legislative reporter and columnist for Black Press and BCLocalnews.com. tfletcher@blackpress.ca.


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Trojans win hoop thriller Hugh Boyd edges host Sharks at Bob Carkner Memorial Basketball Classic by Don Fennell Sports Editor

Don Fennell photo Tiernan Docherty earned MVP honours in leading the Hugh Boyd Trojans to the boys’ title Saturday at the Bob Carkner Memorial Basketball Classic, hosted by Steveston-London Sharks. More photos at richmondreview.com.

The Hugh Boyd Trojans obviously like playing at Steveston-London Secondary, and in particular in the Bob Carkner Memorial Basketball Classic. But while they’ve won the annual tournament three years in a row, Saturday’s 76-75 victory over the host Sharks in the boys’ final was particularly satisfying as the Trojans overcame a 17-point halftime deficit. Grade 12 guard Justin Giorno secured the win by nailing a jump shot from the top of the key just as time expired, sending a large Trojan faithful into jubilation. Hugh Boyd coach Bob Boisvert exemplified the Trojan euphoria, leaping from his chair and pumping his fist in celebration. Steveston-London coach Mike Stoneburgh and the Sharks faithful could only applaud the Trojans’ dog-

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served as principal at both London, Steveston and Hugh Boyd secondaries. He passed away in 2009. Defeating the Trojans 5956 in league play Jan. 5, the Sharks seemed to be well on their way to a second straight win Saturday when the wheels fell off. Starting guard Kingston Chung fouled out in the third quar-

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Mattu nets 45 points playing with a fractured nose •Even with most of its players participating in the Centennial Centaurs’ Top-10 tournament in Coquitlam (finishing second to Brookswood), Port Coquitlam’s Riverside Rapids were still able to win the Carkner Classic for the second year in a row. The No. 1-ranked AAA girls’ basketball team in the province, the Rapids used a lineup of bench players and juniors to outscore the Terry Fox Ravens 59-50 in Saturday’s championship game. Vanessa Gee, a Rapids’ junior, earned tournament MVP honours. Host Steveston-London

Sharks outscored a tough Burnaby South Rebels 64-58 to finish third after losing to Terry Fox. Hamaguchi expected a tough game against Burnaby South. “We got some key baskets, played smart down the stretch and got some good rebounds.” Mattu, the Sharks’ dynamic point guard, scored a game-high 45 points despite playing with a fracture nose suffered she injured against John Oliver. See Page 17

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From Page 15 While the loss was hard for the Sharks to accept, Stoneburgh said it was a good lesson. “We would have loved to win that game, but it was a reminder to us that no lead is a safe lead. I told the boys afterwards it’s why you have to play a full game.” While the Sharks held tournament MVP Tiernan Docherty to eight points in the final, Connor Grams stepped up to pace Hugh Boyd with 35 points, which included seven threes. Carlos Prada had 28 points for Steveston-London.

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sports Grade 9 guard impresses From Page 16 Grade 9 guard Aliya Prasad was also a standout for Steveston-London throughout the weekend. Selected to the tournament all-star team along with Mattu, Prasad scored 20 points in the Sharks’ opening game against John Oliver and played well against both Fox and Burnaby South, giving notice that she and Mattu, still only in Grade 11, could be poised to form one of the best guard duos in the province. •H.J. Cambie Crusaders ouscored Kamloops’ Valleyview Vikings 71-51 in the boys’ third-place game, while the Richmond Colts held off North Kamloops 73-66 to place fourth. •Hugh Boyd took fourth place in the

girls’ division by edging Richmond rival R.A. McMath Wildcats 56-53 in an edgeof-your-seat thriller. •The boys’ all-star team consisted of Clayton Fraber (Valleyview), Austen Labonte (North Kamloops), Leslie Tsang (Richmond), Daniel Espinosa (Cambie), Jimmy Dhillon (Cambie), Kingston Chung (Steveston-London), Carlos Prada (Steveston-London), Ivan Mena (Steveston-London), Daniel Chernov (Hugh Boyd) and Connor Grams (Hugh Boyd). The MVP was Tiernan Docherty (Hugh Boyd). •The girls’ all-star team consisted of Katie Devaney (Fox), Jodie Vance (Fox), Indra Sarju (Fox), Anmol Mattu (StevestonLondon), Aliya Prasa (Steveston-London), Jeriza Belltran (Hugh Boyd), Pavneet Brar (Burnaby South), Hilary Shaap (McMath), Carly Swan (Riverside) and Desha Puri (Riverside). The MVP was Vanessa Gee (Hugh Boyd).

Ravens silence Bulldogs twice to win MacNeill basketball tourney by Don Fennell Sports Editor A.R. MacNeill Ravens won their own 12-team high school junior boys’ basketball tournament Saturday, outscoring Sir Winston Churchill Bulldogs by 14 points in the ďŹ nal. MacNeill also won the ďŹ rst matchup between the teams Friday 47-40, and in the championship game took advantage of Churchill having to play three games in a row after advancing through the loser’s bracket. MacNeill was led by tournament MVP Nathan Tomas, while teammates Chris Tsang and Matt Sim were

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RYLAND, Kathleen born in Gloucester, England on January 4th, 1918, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 8th, 2012 at the age of 94 years. Kathleen was predeceased by her husband, Royston in February of 1989 and her daughter, Yvonne in November of 1993. Survived by her son, John and his wife Carolyn of Summerland, granddaughters, Tara and Aryn (Skylar) and six great grandchildren. Also survived by her sister, Ann and brother, Harry; both residing in England. Kathleen was one of sixteen brothers and sisters. She came to Canada with her husband and children in 1958 and spent a very full, long and happy life with family and many loving friends. A special thanks to Dr. Venkataraman and the staff on ward F at Summerland Seniors Village and before that the staff at Kelly Care, who took great care of Mum for the last five years of her life. A celebration of Kathleen’s life will be held on January 20th, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Summerland Funeral Home, 13205 Rosedale Avenue, Summerland, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations in Kathleen’s memory made to the BC Heart & Stroke Foundation, would be appreciated. Condolences may be directed to the family through www.providencefuneralhomes.com

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109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES DIETITIAN (Full-time position). This position will be based at Bingham Memorial Hospital (Matheson, ON), and will provide Clinical Nutrition services and Diabetes Program and long-term care services. Must hold a Bachelor Degree in Dietetics, have successfully completed an accredited internship program and be eligible for membership in the College of Dietitians of Ontario. Excellent salary, employee benefits, travelling compensation package and a signing bonus is available. GPRC, Fairview Campus (located in the heart of Alberta’s Peace Country in northwestern Alberta) requires an Animal Health Instructor (DVM) to commence immediately. Visit our website at www.gprc.ab.ca/careers. M.I.C.s GROUP of Health Services, Matheson-Iroquois Falls-Cochrane. (View job ad at www.micsgroup.com.) Fax: 705-258-2645. resumes@micsgroup.com M.I.C.s GROUP of Health Services (View job ad at www.micsgroup.com.) Fax: 705-258-2645. resumes@micsgroup.com. Pharmacist: Permanent Full Time ($120,000-$150,000+Benefits) The Pharmacist direct clinical support for three Hospital sites within MICs. Qualifications: Degree in Pharmacy (BScPhm, PharmD). Licensed with the Ontario College of Pharmacy.Recent/current acute care/hospital pharmacy experience. PACIFIC Home Warranty is looking for a F/T New Home Construction Inspector. Must have construction experience and be able to travel. Fax resumes to 604-574-4779 or email hr@pacificwarranty.com

TRUCK DRIVER Port City Enterprises Ltd is hiring for Truck Driver. $23/hr, 40hrs/wk. Mail – 2060 Vandyke Place, Richmond, BC V6V 1X9. Fax – 604-2320255.

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EDUCATION

AIRLINES ARE HIRING- Train for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified- Housing available. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance (877)818-0783

Become a Psychiatric Nursetrain locally via distance education, local and/or regional clinical placements and some regional classroom delivery. Wages start at $30.79/hr to $40.42/hr. This 23 month program is recognized by the CRPNBC. Gov’t funding may be available. Toll-free 1-87-STENBERG www.stenbergcollege.com

INTERIOR HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR SCHOOL. Locations in Alberta & BC. Hands on real world training. Full sized equipment. Job placement assistance. Funding available. www.iheschool.com 1-866-399-3853

MEDICAL TRAINEES needed now! Hospitals & Doctors need well trained staff. No experience needed! Local training & job placement available. Call for more info! 1-888748-4126.

TRAIN TO BE AN Apartment/Condominium Manager at home! We have jobs across Canada. Thousands of graduates working. 31 years of success! Government certified. www.RMTI.ca or 1-800-6658339, 604-681-5456.

EDUCATION

ACCOUNTING & Payroll Trainees needed. Large & small firms depend on certified A&P professionals. No experience needed! Local career training & job placement available. 1-888-424-9417

109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

109 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Advertising Sales Consultant The Award-Winning Outlook newspaper has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time sales person. The successful candidate must have the ability to build relationships with clients and offer superior customer service. The winning candidate will be a team player and will be called upon to grow an existing account list with an aggressive cold calling mandate. The ability to work in an extremely fast-paced environment with a positive attitude is a must. The candidate will have two years of sales experience, preferably in the advertising industry. The position offers a great work environment with a competitive salary, commission plan and strong benefits package. The Outlook is part of Black Press, Canada’s largest independent print media company with more than 170 community, daily and urban newspapers across Canada and the United States. Please submit your resume with cover letter by Friday, January 20, 2012. To: Publisher, The Outlook publisher@northshoreoutlook.com fax: 604 903-1001 #104 – 980 West 1st Street North Vancouver, BC V7P 3N4


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Inside Sales / Sales Support Rep.

PORT HARDY BC- Journeyman GM Technician required. Full-time competitive pay, bonuses, benefits. Aval. immediately. Send resume to klassengm@gmail.com or fax (250)949-7440 Attention Cory Klassen. PURCHASING ASST.

Make it yours. Call 604-708-2628 www.plea.bc.ca

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Knowledge in mat’ls mgnt & purchasing, read shop dwgs, min 3-5 yrs of buying exp in mfg (glazing) ind. Basic computer skills a must. Own vehicle. F: 604-525-0774, E: sales@phoenixglassinc.com, w/salary exp. No phone calls pls.

HELP WANTED

ALBERTA earthmoving company requires a Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic. You will work in a modern shop and also have mechanics truck for field work. The job is at Edson, Alberta. We require that you have experience on Cat crawlers and or Deere excavators. Call Lloyd at (780)723-5051.

DELIVERY PERSONS

Call 1-800-661-1910 or 604-421-9171

Retail or wholesale (NOC: 6251) required for Donald’s Fine Foods. Immediate openings at our Richmond & Langley locations for 10 qualified / exp. Meat Cutters. Duties; Cut, trim and prepare cuts of meat, supervise other workers and provide training. Must speak English. Permanent / Full-time – 40 hours per week. Full Benefits after completion of probation. Wages: $16.04 per/hour.

E-mail: careers@ donaldsfinefoods.com or fax: 604.533.0896

SANDWICH ARTISTS Riverport Entertainment Park ALL SHIFTS, F/T & P/T

TRADES, TECHNICAL

HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC for busy logging company in the

SUBWAY. Call Liz 604-204-0127 Please No Calls Between 11:30 - 1:30PM

Fraser Valley Area. Must have valid BC drivers licence.

Competitive Wages & Benefits After 3 mos. Please fax 604-796-0318 or e-mail: mikayla.tamihilog@shaw.ca

Position Available Machinist/ Machine Fitter

MOVIE EXTRAS ! WWW.CASTINGROOM.COM Families, Kids, Tots & Teens!! Register Now Busy Film Season

All Ages, All Ethnicities

Mon.- Fri. 8 am - 4 pm

Classifieds is your best location for information about Real Estate in your desired community. bcclassified.com

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Industrial Equipment Manufacturing Ltd. designs and manufactures bulk materials handling equipment typically used in mining, forestry and oil sands. The business has been in operation since 1955 and is located in the Port Kells area of Surrey.

The successful candidate will have considerable experience assembling machinery, bearing assemblies, and shrink fitting.

CALL 604-558-2278

TIME TO PRESSURE WASH YOUR HOME? Browse through bcclassified.com’s Business Service section in the 200-300’s. Class 341 - Pressure Washing

You must be able to provide criminal record check and possess a valid BC Security licence.

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No experience necessary. Uniform and training provided. 1 free meal included daily.

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Infant/Toddler teacher needed URGENTLY in Richmond. Email resume to joymon30@gmail.com and call Susan at 604-278-0678.

You are experienced performing administrative duties and coordinating activities related to managing buildings. You have the ability to communicate with building residents, co-workers and the general public in a pleasant and courteous manner and are able to work alone or with others.

Please email your resume to resumes@fivestarbc.ca or fax to 604-435-0516

MODEL/TALENT AGENCIES

Earn up to $20/hour. NO sales, NO commissions! Full training provided. Travel, dress sharp & have fun! Must be outgoing. Call Marcia 604-777-2195

Five Star Building Maintenance has an immediate F/T openings (d/t only) for experienced & enthusiastic Building Managers/Concierges.

We offer attractive wages including comprehensive health & dental benefits.

Trans Global Reload 2008 Inc. is hiring for Warehouse Workers ($16.05/hr) & Warehouse Supervisors ($19.72/hr). Mail – 2060 Vandyke Place, Richmond, BC. V6V 1X9 or Fax – 604-232-0255.

Wild & Crazy Can’t Be Lazy

Mature persons with car or truck to deliver Yellow Pages™ Telephone Directories in the Vancouver area.

BUTCHER

WAREHOUSE WORKERS & SUPERVISORS

YELLOW PAGES PHONE BOOKS

PROFESSIONALS/ MANAGEMENT

To apply submit resume by Email to jwurz@iem.ca or fax to 604-513-9905

F/T BOOKKEEPER wanted ASAP in Richmond CGA firm. Min. 3-5 years exp in full-cycle bkkp and payroll. Simply & Quickbook knowledge, able to travel. Apply to careers @rhncga.com

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Papers are delivered to your door. No need to insert flyers either! Deliver 2x week, Wednesdays and Fridays, right in your neighbourhood. Call our circulation department for information.

Call Roya 604-247-3710 or email us at circulation@richmondreview.com

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Boundaries

Number of Papers

14100174

4000 Blk Steveston Hwy (inc townhomes)

95

14500434

8000 Blk No 4 Rd

68

14100220

6th Ave, 7th Ave (Steveston)

63

15102996

2000 blk Shell Rd, River Dr

55

14100225

11631 7th Ave (townhomes- Steveston)

69

14701435

9000 Blk Blundell

44

14903081

Robson Dr, Crt, Barnard Dr

63

14500430

Dayton Ave, Dixon Ave, Myron Crt

125

14903050

5500-6999 No 1 Rd

62

15000102

Catalina Cres, Lancaster Cres, Miller Rd (Burkeville)

99

14903051

Gamba Dr, Nicolle Pl, Tucker Ave

60

15000104

Wellington Cres (Burkeville)

54

14903063

Clematis Dr, Coltsfoot Dr, Larkspur Ave, Mariposa Crt

115

14903073

Gibbons Dr (6000 blk), Tiffin Cres

66

15102040 Baydala crt, Davies Crt, Pl, Finalyson Crt, Dr Gagnon Pl, Tait Crt 133 14302277

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES

PETS

182

8000 Blk of Railway Ave

FINANCIAL SERVICES

AVOID BANKRUPTCY - SAVE UP TO 70% Of Your Debt. One affordable monthly payment, interest free. For debt restructuring on YOUR terms, not your creditors. Call 1-866-690-3328 or see web site: www.4pillars.ca DROWNING IN DEBTS? Helping Canadians 25 years. Lower payments by 30%, or cut debts 70% thru Settlements. AVOID BANKRUPTCY! Free consultation. www.mydebtsolution.com or Toll Free 1 877-556-3500 GET BACK ON TRACK! Bad credit? Bills? Unemployed? Need Money? We Lend! If you own your own home - you qualify. Pioneer Acceptance Corp. Member BBB. 1-877987-1420. www.pioneerwest.com If you own a home or real estate, ALPINE CREDITS can lend you money: It’s That Simple. Your Credit / Age / Income is NOT an issue. 1.800.587.2161. MONEYPROVIDER.COM. $500 Loan and +. No Credit Refused. Fast, Easy, 100% Secure. 1-877776-1660. PAWN SHOP ONLINE: GET CASH FAST! Sell or Get a Loan for your Watch, Jewelry, Gold, Diamonds, Art or Collectibles - From Home! ONLINE: www.PAWNUP.com or Toll-Free: 1-888-435-7870

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Running this ad for 7yrs

3 rooms for $269, 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

PLUMBING

1ST CALL Plumbing, heating, gas, licensed, insured, bonded. Local, Prompt and Prof. 604-868-7062

$10 CASH BACK for every pound you lose. Herbal Magic. Lose Weight Guaranteed! Call Herbal Magic now at 1-800-827-8975 for more information. Limited time offer.

ELECTRICAL

24

283 GUTTERS & DOWNSPOUTS GUTTER Cleaning Service, Repairs Free Est, 20 yrs exp, Rain or shine. 7 days/week. Simon 604-230-0627

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RENOVATIONS Bathrooms, Kitchens Additions, Carpentry Work. References Small Jobs

Call Rainer 604-613-1018

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MISC SERVICES

CRIMINAL RECORD? Don’t let it block employment, travel, education, professional, certification, adoption property rental opportunities. For peace of mind & a free consultation call 1-800-347-2540.

14903089

4000 blk River Rd (between No 1 & McCallan)

23

14302320

8000 Blk of No 2 Rd

79

14903071

Forsyth Cres, 4000 Blk Westminster Hwy

59

14304052

9000 Blk of No 2 Rd

67

14903076

5000 blk Gibbons Dr, Westminster Hwy

38

14301274

Cormorant Crt, Steveston Hwy

52

14903072

Forsyth Cres

49

14301163

Gainsborough Dr, Reynolds Dr, Pl, Whistler pl

106

14903064

Riverdale Dr

50

14304042

Evancio Cres, Jaskow Dr, Gate, Pl, Pauleshin Cres

144

14203135

Fairdell Cres

64

14600670

Seacote Rd, Seafield Cres

82

14201154

5000 blk Williams Rd

71

14600555

Seagrave Rd, Seaton Crt,Pl, Rd, Seavale Rd

94

14203260

Lancelot Dr, Gt, Crt

79

14600673

Sealord Rd , Sealord Pl

62

14901036

Turquoise Dr

50

14600810

6000-8000 Blk of No 5 Rd

126

14903070

Cornwall Dr, Pl, Crt

115

14402470

Bisset Dr , Bisset PL

65

14901020

2000blk River Rd, 2000 blk Westminster hwy

40

14401544

10000 Blk of No 4 Rd

60

From 1, 3, 5, 7,10 Ton Trucks Licenced ~ Reliable ~ 1 to 3 Men Free estimate/Seniors discount Residential~Commercial~Pianos

14901174

5000 Blk Blundell Rd

61

14401611

Dennis Cres, Pl, Wilkinson Rd

72

604-537-4140

14202262

4000 Blk Francis Rd

20

14401612

Dennis Cres

57

14202041

Mahood Dr

48

14402450

Albion Rd, Aquila Rd

56

14202045

Geal Rd, Groat Ave

49

14401714

9500-10800 Block Shell

64

14202023

9000 Blk No 1 Rd, Pendlebury Rd

88

14401575

Leonard Rd, Pl, Ruskin Rd, Pl

71

14201121

Gander Crt, Dr, Pl, St. Johns Pl

63

14401660

Ainsworth Cres, Moddocks Rd

85

14201126

Cornerbrook Cres, St Brides Crt, Pl, St Vincents Crt, Pl

61

14402451

Ash St, Pinewell Cres, Pl

57

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BESTCO ROOFING LTD. Res., Comm. Tar, gravel, torch-on, Sheet Metal, Duroids. Fully Ins. WCB Cov. BBB. All kinds of roofing. New & reroofing. Gill 604-727-4806 or Charlie 604-773-3522

JASON’S ROOFING All kinds of re-roofing & repairs. Free est. Reasonable rates. (604)961-7505, 278-0375

RUBBISH REMOVAL

bradsjunkremoval.com

Haul Anything... But Dead Bodies!!

320

MOVING & STORAGE

1PRO MOVING & SHIPPING. Real Professionals, Reasonable. Rates. Different From the Rest. 604-721-4555.

AFFORDABLE MOVING Local & Long Distance

$45/Hr

SPARTAN Moving Ltd. Fast & Reliable. Insured Competitive rates. Wknd Specials. Call Frank: (604) 435-8240

329 PAINTING & DECORATING RONALDO PAINTING (1981) Fully insured, WCB, Licensed 778-881-6478 or 604-247-8888

• Twins • Fulls • Queens • Kings 100’s in stock! www.Direct Liquidation.ca (604)294-2331

560

Can’t Get Up Your Stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help. Call Acorn Stairlifts now! Mention this ad and get 10% off your new Stairlift! Call 1866-981-5991

**HOME PHONE RECONNECT** Call 1-866-287-1348. Prepaid Long Distance Specials! Feature Package Specials! Referral Program! Don’t be without a home phone! Call to Connect! 1-866-287-1348.

NEED YOUR PRE-ENGINEERED STEEL BUILDING ERECTED? Professional crews available. We service Western Canada. All Brands. Excl references. Call MSC at 1-800-979-2993

Serving The Lower Mainland Since 1988

RECYCLE-IT! JUNK REMOVAL Recycled Earth Friendly

On Time, As Promised, Service Guaranteed!

604.587.5865

MISC. FOR SALE

CAN’T GET UP your stairs? Acorn Stairlifts can help! No obligation consultation. Comprehensive warranty. Can be installed in less than 1 hour. Call now 1-866-981-6591.

220.JUNK(5865)

• Electronics • Appliances • Old Furniture • Construction • Yard Waste • Concrete • Drywall • Junk • Rubbish • Mattresses

FURNITURE

MATTRESSES staring at $99

353 ROOFING & SKYLIGHTS

578

SPORTING GOODS

WAREHOUSE CLEARANCE Ping Pong Table: $199 Air Hockey Table: $175 Poker Table: 1/2 Price. Sale Ends Jan 27th. Visit Home Billiards, 1644 SE Marine Dr. Phone: (604) 321 5553

www.recycleitcanada.ca

REAL ESTATE

#1 AAA Rubbish Removal

615 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

21 Years Serving Rmd. Residential & Commercial Clean Courteous Service FREE ESTIMATES Joe 604-250-5481

HOME IMPROVEMENTS

NEED help tweaking your home? Call us. We’re home renovation specialists. Walls. Tiles. Floors. Kitchens. Bathrooms. Closets. freshcoatapaint.ca 778.881.3866

FUEL

BEST FIREWOOD 32nd Season & 37,000 Cust Deliv. Fully Seas. Maple, Birch, Alder 604-582-7095

BUYING OR SELLING?

604.

BUILDING SUPPLIES

545

Use bcclassified.com - Merchandise for Sale 500’s

HOME/BUSINESS SERVICES 260

518

STEEL BUILDINGS FOR ALL USES! Beat the 2012 steel increase. Make an offer on sell-off models at factory and save thousands NOW! Call for FREE Brochure - 1-800668-5111 ext. 170.

MIN. EXPRESS PAGING SYSTEM Reasonable Rates 604-270-6338

356

NUTRITION/DIET

Swiss Mountain pups, short-hair, family raised, gentle, vet chck, dewormed. Ready. 604-795-7662

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE 338

CRIMINAL RECORD?

1-8-NOW-PARDON (1-866-972-7366) RemoveYourRecord.com

PETS

PAINT SPECIAL

LEGAL SERVICES

Guaranteed Record Removal since 1989. Confidential, Fast, & Affordable. Our A+BBB Rating assures EMPLOYMENT & TRAVEL FREEDOM. Call for FREE INFO. BOOKLET

477

A-TECH Services 604-230-3539

YOUR ELECTRICIAN $29 Service Call Lic #89402 Same day guarn’td We love small jobs! 604-568-1899

HELP WANTED

Kids and Adults Needed Kids and Adults Needed Papers are delivered to your door. No need to insert flyers either! Deliver 2x week, Wednesdays and Fridays, right in your neighbourhood. Call our circulation department for information.

LOOKING TO Expand Your Horizons? Gulf Islands Film School Camps SPRING BREAK Learn from a pro! 1 and 2 week March 11, 18 & 25 Save$$ Earlybird Special til Jan 31 www.giftsfilms.com 1800.813.9993.

191 WE need a MILLWRIGHT to “Ham it up” at Freybe Gourmet Foods Ltd. Contact jobs@freybe.com or www.freybe.com. WOODPRO Engineering, Prince George, BC requires Jr Mechanical engineer, must be registered with the Assn of Professional Engineers and mechanical/structural draftsperson. Experience with Autocad and Tekla X-Steel. Email jwestergard@ woodproengineering.com or fax to: 250-563-5648

HELP WANTED

PERSONAL SERVICES

329 PAINTING & DECORATING

HOTEL, RESTAURANT, FOOD SERVICES BUILDING MANAGER/ CONCIERGE

Does Your Career Need A Lift? Arpac, Western Canada’s leading material handling provide is currently seeking a career minded individual to join our Inside Sales team. This customer-focused position requires related experience and rewards with competitive compensation, RRSP Program, health benefits, social events, and more! Email resume to hr@arpac.ca or 604-940-4082

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.

EMPLOYMENT/EDUCATION

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BIG BUILDING SALE... “CLEARANCE SALE YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS!” 20X26 $4995. 25X34 $6460. 30X44 $9640. 40X70 $17,945. 47X90 $22,600. One end included. Pioneer Steel 1-800-6685422. www.pioneersteel.ca.

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SIGNS

WE BUY HOMES BC The OLDER. The DIRTIER. The BETTER. Flexible Terms. Quick Closing. Call us First! 604.657.9422

M&M SIGNS (Mobile) Banners,ABoard,Window & Car Lettering. Richmond. 778-320-7511 www.mandmsign.com

PETS 477

HOMES WANTED

636

PETS

BENGAL CAT beautiful 3.5 year old male, neutered, fully vaccinated, indoor, very friendly, ok w/dogs, must find good home with no other cats and no kids $250 604-820-1603 BLOOD HOUND PUPS, CKC reg’d health chk, 2nd vac, micro chipped, 4 fem’s. Liver & Tan. Ready to go. $500. Call 604-574-5788.

MORTGAGES

Mortgage Help! Beat bank rates for purchases and refinances, immediate debt consolidation, foreclosure relief, and equity loans. Free, fast, friendly, private consultations. Call 1-888-685-6181 www.mountaincitymortgage.ca

660 LANGLEY/ALDERGROVE HOMES FOR SALE-SUPER BUYS

www.dannyevans.ca

Cairn Terriers: shots/dewormed. Ready to go to good homes. over 20 yrs of referrals. 604-807-5204 or 604-592-5442

Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp. Langley

RENTALS

CATS GALORE, TLC has for adoption spayed & neutered adult cats. 604-309-5388 / 604-856-4866

706

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

RICHMOND Centre. 6088 Minoru Blvd, 1 bdrm apt. No pet / smoking. $1100/mth. Pls call (604) 780 2079

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REVIEW

APARTMENT/CONDO

OF PET THE WEEK

“CRICKET” NEEDS A GOOD HOME WITH YOU!

“CRICKET,” ID #240829, SF, DSH, 4 YEARS Cricket is a friendly, outgoing girl with a pretty pink nose who was found as stray cat in Abbotsford 6 months ago. She is independent, but would be OK with another gentle cat. She loves attention and is very affectionate and sweet! If you are looking for a gentle, mellow companion with a loving disposition, come and meet Cricket today! Won’t you give this long-term resident sweetheart her happy ending?

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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HOME SERVICE GUIDE 24/7 HEATING & PLUMBING

CONCRETE SERVICE

• Water Heaters • Hot Water Tanks • Plumbing, Drainage, Gas Plumbing • Fireplaces & Conversion to Gas • Furnace, Boiler Repairs & Installation

604-275-8464 or 778-869-6288 Licensed, Insured, Bonded • Same Day Service

• Fertilization (packages available) • Hedge trimming & Pruning • Yard clean-up • Pressure washing • Gutters

Free estimate and free design.

Fully insured. Free Estimates.

CALL WEST:

BILL GILLESPIE ** COMMERCIAL • RESIDENTIAL ** KITCHEN & BATHROOM SPECIALIST PLUS TIDDLEY THINGS

604-272-2809 or cell: 604-841-2479

1 & 2 Bdrms Available Immediately Located in central Richmond, close to all amenities & Kwantlen College. Rent includes heat and hot water.Sorry no pets.

Call 604-830-4002 or 604-830-8246 Visit our website: www.aptrentals.net

Free estimates (fully insured)

Call Darryn 604-339-5532

RICHMOND, 1 bdrm apt, d/washer new carpet, 2nd flr, u/g prkg, ldry, pool, gym $850/mo. 604-729-7646 SPACIOUS 1BR in Riverdale area (#2 and Dover Cres). Concrete bldg, new laminate flooring, paint and kitchen. Includes 1 parking, locker and insuite laundry. Partial water view. Easy access to Vancouver and YVR. Avail immed. $1100.00/mth. nga_@hotmail.com or 604-729-1799 (eve pls msgs ok).

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RICHMOND

709 COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL

Briargate & Paddock Townhouses

GREENHOUSE FOR LEASE for flowering & bedding plants. Retail and wholesale. Fully computerized and automated system. 2.5 acres incl. greenhouse. Approx. 43,000 covered area. 1.5 acres set up for outside use. City water. High traffic area. 5498 Gladwin Rd., Abbts. Call 604-807-3910 for more info.

736

•Backhoes •Mini excavator (rubber track) •Bobcats (forks/buckets) •Dump trucks

604-833-2103

821 CARS - SPORTS & IMPORTS

AUTO FINANCING Auto Financing 1.800.910.6402

HOMES FOR RENT

2009 HONDA FIT- 4 dr hatch back, 50K, Auto p/w. p/s, red. Auto Start. $9700: (604)836-5931 2010 HONDA CRV 37,000 KMS, auto, 4 x 4, gray. Loaded. $19,800: (604)836-5931

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

845

SCRAP CAR REMOVAL

TRANSPORTATION 847 SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES

2004 JEEP GRAND Cherokee Ltd. 4x4, auto, green, 126K, $8000 firm. Call 604-538-4883

The Scrapper

851 Autos • Trucks • Equipment Removal FREE TOWING 7 days/wk. We pay Up To $500 CA$H Rick Goodchild 604.551.9022

SCRAP BATTERIES WANTED We buy scrap batteries from cars, trucks & heavy equip. $4.00 each. Free pickup anywhere in BC, Min. 10. Toll Free Call:1.877.334.2288

TRUCKS & VANS

2003 CHEV AVALANCHE, auto., 4x4, white, loaded with options. $10,000 firm (604)538-9257

AAA SCRAP CAR REMOVAL Minimum $150 cash for full size vehicles, any cond. 604-518-3673

2008 Range Rover Sport, silver with blk interior. showroom condition. luxury pkg. heated front windshield.console cooler. rear heated seats. gorgeous vehicle. 90k s. surrey 604 338 9188 t.dyck1@telus.net

#1 FREE SCRAP VEHICLE REMOVAL ASK ABOUT $500 CREDIT $$$ PAID FOR SOME 604.683.2200

Auto Loans Approved!! Largest Dealer Group Huge Selection Cars Trucks Vans Suvs. Free delivery BC/AB Best Rates Always Approved. Apply online: autocredit911.com or call Tollfree-1-888-635-9911

FREE CASH BACK WITH $0 DOWN at Auto Credit Fast. Need a vehicle? Good or Bad credit call Stephanie 1-877-792-0599 www.autocreditfast.ca. DLN 30309. Free Delivery. GUARANTEED APPROVAL drive away today! We lend money to everyone. Fast approvals, best interest rates. Over 500 vehicles sale priced for immediate delivery OAC. 1-877796-0514. www.yourapprovedonline.com

Website www.aptrentals.net RICHMOND QUEENSGATE GARDENS Conveniently Located

INSTANT AUTO CREDIT We can finance your auto loan in minutes, you Drive Home Now, or we can deliver to you. www.DriveHomeNow.com. 877-758-7311 or 250-7515205.

Close to schools & public transportation. Spacious 2 & 3 bdrm townhouses. 6 Appl’s., balcony, 2 car garage, 2 full baths, gas f/p. 1 Year lease required. No Pets.

WANT A VEHICLE BUT STRESSED ABOUT YOUR CREDIT? Christmas in January, $500 cash back. We fund your future not your past. All credit situations accepted. www.creditdrivers.ca 1-888593-6095.

Professionally Managed by Colliers International Call 604-841-2665

818 TRANSPORTATION 810

845

1996 Honda Accord, auto, 4 dr, red, am/fm/cd, full load, newer tires, lady driven, 197K, $3200. 604-889-5356

1997 MERCEDES E420, all options, mint, garage kept. 118,000 kms. $7200 firm. 604-805-4545.

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Private yard, carport or double garage. Located on No. 1 & Steveston, No. 3 & Steveston. Landscape and maintenance included.

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1996 TOYOTA Avalon XLS, loaded, auto, 175 K, new tires, batt., leather,3L V6, $5400 obo.604-812-1278

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2000 BUICK LESABRE LTD. Heat, memory, lumbar, HUD, good cond. Estate sale. $4900. 604-364-1554.

AUTO FINANCING Loan. Apply Now, 1.877.680.1231

2002 BUICK LESABRE Limited Edition, 115K, grey leather int, fully loaded, new front brakes, 6/cyl, 4/door. $5900. Call 604-807-3996.

2003 Cadillac CTS. Black on black, leather, sunroof. Must see! $10,500, Mint. Phone 604 809 6235

DHI Property Management Inc., doing business as RainÁower Restaurant operating from premises located at 3600 No. 3 Rd, Richmond, BC, V6H 2C1 The intent of the application is to request an entertainment endorsement for Food-Primary Liquor Licence No. 303143. The entertainment will be provided for wedding banquet, birthday party, company dinner, community gathering etc. Dance Áoors and soft music will be provided upon customers’ requests. The current operating hours are: Monday to Sunday 9:00 AM to midnight The proposed operating hours are: Monday to Sunday 9:00 AM to midnight. Residents and owners of businesses may comment on this application by writing to: City of Richmond Business Licence Division Liquor Licence Applications 6911 No. 3 Road Richmond, B.C., V6Y 2C1 To ensure consideration of your views, your written comments must be received on or before Feb 13th, 2012. Your name, address and phone number must be included with your comments. Please note that your comments may be made available to the applicant and Local government ofÀcials where disclosure is necessary to administer the licensing process.


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Around Town Amanda Oye

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be good for the hockey players from Seafair to give back to the community,” said Ken Hamaguchi, Seafair’s executive director. “Our kids are very fortunate and this is a way for kids to give back,” he said. Around 100 teams are collecting food and cash donations this week to donate along with the money raised at the movie. “The little kids really, really go to town on this,” Hamaguchi said. The team that collects

the most from each association will win a pizza party donated by Boston Pizza at Ironwood. Volunteers will be at Richmond Ice Centre from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. this Saturday and Sunday collecting donations. “I’d love to see $6,000-$7,000 cash and the same amount of food,” Hamaguchi said. Amanda Oye covers the social scene for The Review. Reach her at amanda.oye@telus.net.

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