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Potty for poinsettias Frosty the Snowman may have met a sad fate in a greenhouse filled with Christmas poinsettias, but the city’s greenhouse is a happy place to be at this time of year. City staff has been carefully tending to hundreds of poinsettias that will soon be providing a festive feel to city facilities. “The poinsettias are gorgeous,” said Claude LeDoux, the city’s manager of horticulture services. “We buy cuttings. We grow them into a full size plant.” In the coming days, about 700 poinsettias will be shipped to locations around the city, including Century House. “There is red, pink and white. We use them for our displays throughout the city,” LeDoux said. “It is refreshing to see them.” The poinsettias aren’t the only plants currently found in the city’s greenhouses in Queen’s Park, as staff are already hard at work getting plants ready for next spring’s hanging baskets and gardens. – By Theresa McManus, staff reporter
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Festive feeling: Miodrag Petkovic, a grower at the Queen’s Park greenhouse, stands among the poinsettias the city has been tending. In the coming days, about 700 poinsettias will be shipped to locations around New Westminster to lend seasonal colour to city facilities. The plants have been grown from cuttings.
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A program that’s supposed to help local organizations proved to be a big headache. New Westminster city council has expressed concern about the new requirements for organizations seeking 2014 grants from the city. The city currently offers amateur sports, childcare, environmental, city partnership, arts and cultural, community and heritage grants. Coun. Betty McIntosh said some grant applicants were “distressed” with this
year’s process, as some grants required 15 pages of paperwork to be competed. She noted that many organizations rely on volunteers, who don’t have the capacity to sit and spend a weekend completing a grant application. “We discouraged people this year from even applying. That is not our intent,” she said. “We need to simplify our procedures.” One of the grant applicants said the time required to properly complete a 15page document for a possible $1,000 was hard to justify. Gary Holowatiuk, the city’s director of
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Sangster Benson’s new book is being launched this Saturday, Nov. 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. at New Westminster Public Library Auditorium. The book, A Century in a Small Town: One Family’s Stories, chronicles her pioneer brood’s story of life in the Royal City from 1895 to 1993.
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ow long has it been since we’ve seen a garter snake, writer Evelyn Sangster Benson asks in her recently published book on days past in New Westminster. In a story called Encroaching Urbanization – about how the development of the city has diminished once-plentiful bushlands and wildlife in the city – Benson recalls an amusing story about the slippery species. “These harmless snakes were so plentiful in the 1940s that Buddy Greenall from Fifth Street collected a whole bagful of the slithery creatures and let them loose NIKI HOPE in the hallway at Spencer school one warm spring day,” Benson writes. “You never heard such screaming.” Benson’s book, A Century in a Small Town: One Family’s Stories, chronicles her pioneer brood’s story of life in the Royal City from 1895 to 1993. At the centre of the work – a collection of tales that were shared orally through the generations – is the city that Benson has called home her entire life. “I’m 80 years old, so I’ve lived a long time,” Benson laughs, explaining why she finally wrote down the stories she’s told for years. “I grew up in a family that talked. You know, some people don’t talk. We talked a lot.” Benson worked as a substitute teacher at New Westminster Secondary School for 27 years, and she often had classes where the
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teacher had neglected to leave anything for her to do with the students. “So I would often talk to the kids. They’re teenagers, and you’ve got to keep them busy for 45 minutes, so I’d just start talking, and I’d say to them, ‘Well, how do you like going to a school that’s right on top of a graveyard?’ Well, the eyes opened up … and I got their attention,” she recalls, chuckling. The old cemetery is covered in the book under the piece titled Little Devils in the Graveyard. Benson writes about how her father, Lewie Sangster (who grew up to be mayor of the city) and her uncle George Sangster, used to tell young Evelyn about the “Chinese cemetery.” “Kids in those days made their own fun, and most parents were blissfully unaware of what their children were up to. When word went out on the kids’ grapevine that a Chinese funeral was imminent, young boys from all over town headed to Chinatown at the foot of Royal Avenue to enjoy the spectacle and follow the procession,” she writes. There would be a colourful funeral procession with musicians leading the way up the hill “amid exploding strings of firecrackers intended to frighten away evil spirits.” “Once the burial ceremony was over, the mounded grave was heaped with cherished possessions of the deceased and a ‘feast’ to appease the spirits – bowls of rice and vegetables, and sometimes even a small roasted pig,” Benson writes, adding that her dad and his friends would hide out at a safe distance
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until the mourners departed and then gather at the graveside to devour the feast, hence the “little devils” title. “I’m sure my grandfather, Alexander Sangster, a deacon at the Baptist Church, would have taken a dim view of such disrespect for the dead and marched the boys to the woodshed, if he had known,” she writes. There are countless accounts of life through the years of the Sangster/Appleton/Benson clans. One funny anecdote is the story of a time when young Lewie, his brothers and pals bumped into infamous train robber Billy Miner in 1907. The boys were skinny-dipping in a creek near the old penitentiary ravine. Two men came climbing down the hill from the penitentiary, Benson says. The boys realized it was Billy Miner because every kid in town had seen him arrive by train in the city. “They all went down to the train station to see the great Billy Miner in handcuffs, you know. And he said to the boys, ‘Now boys, you haven’t seen me, have you? And they said, ‘No, sir,’ (she mimics their nervous tone) and off he went with (Albert) McCluskey,” Benson tells The Record. “And a little while later the gong started going at the penitentiary, and the boys said, ‘Oh my God, it’s a jail break,’ and they knew right away. And they got into their clothes and they ran like heck and went home so that nobody would question them.” Benson, whose husband, Don Benson,
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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Operation Red Nose officially kicks off this weekend, and organizers are reminding people to plan for a safe ride home this holiday season. “We … allow people to have a really good time at Christmas so they can relax and not worry about driving and let us take care of it. We add to the Christmas cheer,” said Chris Wilson of KidSport and organizer of Operation Red Nose in Burnaby, New Westminster and the Tri-Cities. On Dec. 13, officers and volunteers from the New Westminster Police Department will be out on the roads picking up people for Operation Red Nose, and on Dec. 14 Burnaby RCMP will take over. Having organizations like police departments is one way of getting the community involved, Wilson said. “There’s lots of opportunities for organizations and companies or different groups to participate,” he added. Often volunteer drivers and navigators are regular folks from the community simply looking to lend a hand during the holiday season. While the New Westminster and Burnaby operation is still looking for volunteers, Wilson said they often get a variety of applicants, from students to senior citizens. “They’re from all walks of life really,” he added. Volunteers are organized into groups
of three and sent out to pick people up when volunteers back at the base alert get a call. Volunteer drivers are required to use their own vehicle and must complete a police background check (the fee is waived by police departments when applying for Operation Red Nose). Operation Red Nose has been providing people safe rides home in British Columbia for nearly two decades, and on Nov. 29 the 2013 campaign gets underway for the second year in New Westminster and Burnaby. Last year the local operation, which includes Coquitlam, gave 864 safe rides to residents. “Not all those people were super intoxicated, but I really, honestly believe, in those 864 rides we gave, we prevented collisions, (and) we might have saved a few lives,” Wilson said. Had too much to drink? Feeling sleepy? People living in New Westminster can call 778-866-6673 or 1-877-604-NOSE for rides between 9 p.m. and 3 a.m. and three Operation Red Nose volunteers will come pick you up. Two volunteers, a navigator and a driver, will drive you home in your own vehicle as a third follows in an escort vehicle to pick the volunteers up. While all the rides are free thanks to volunteer drivers, Operation Red Nose collects donations, which are donated to local nonprofit youth organizations such as KidSport New Westminster. Interested in becoming a volunteer driver? Pick up an application form at the New Westminster police station at 555 Columbia St. or visit operationnezrouge.com/en/ region/new-westminster for more.
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Liberals shouldn’t count their chickens yet
vote share dramatically in the two The Liberals may be celebrating pollManitoba byelections, some of the Tory ing success in the four byelections held voters clearly stayed home. Monday, but so many disparate factors Whether that was because of candiwere at play that it’s too soon to anoint date selection, the Senate scanJustin Trudeau as the party’s dal or a homophobic gaffe, it’s saviour. not likely to happen in 2015. Most importantly, byelecThe Tories identify and tions are notoriously poor THE RECORD mobilize their supporters predictors of what voters will on election day better than actually do when it comes any other party, and that’s not likely to down to determining who will run the change much. entire country. Nor will their level of support. While the Liberals increased their
The same 37 per cent to 39 per cent of voters who saw Stéphane Dion as a green nerd were equally sure that Michael Ignatieff didn’t come back for them. If they don’t believe Justin Trudeau is a privileged pot-smoking dilettante with no economic policy now, they will by 2015. What will determine whether the Conservatives will form a government is how the Liberals and the NDP carve up the rest of the vote.
The NDP may have had its vote halved and more in Manitoba on Monday, but in Toronto Centre it actually increased its share of the vote to a historic high of 36 per cent. So while Trudeau and his party will be pleased the Conservative vote dropped in Toronto from 23 per cent in 2011 to nine per cent, they know they must worry about beating the NDP decisively before they can beat the Conservatives. Only time will tell.
We need more women in politics
paign managers, city councilln order for our political bodlors, school board trustees, mayies to effectively represent ors, MLAs and MPs. Jane Shin, the interests of its citizens, MLA for Burnaby-Lougheed, our governments need to reprejoined us as a participant last sent the people that they serve. year. This year we are excited to Women make up only 36 per count Kate Van Meer-Mass, who cent of the B.C. legislature and works in Burnaby Mayor Derek only 25 per cent of Canadian Corrigan’s office and who manParliament. Numbers are generaged MLA David Eby’s successally even lower at municipal ful May election campaign, as levels. We rank behind countries one of our instructors. such as Iraq, Afghanistan and The reasons more Rwanda in the reprewomen do not get sentation of women in involved in politics our political bodies. in greater numbers One factor in creatTRINA ISAKSON are as varied as the ing equality in politics women themselves. is to increase women’s One that we hear repeatedly is political knowledge, networks, skills and confidence. Regardless that women wait for the “right of political affiliation, women are time” or when they feel “best prepared” – they agonize over under-represented on all levels the decision in ways men don’t. of public service, and we are Women often hold politicians to changing that. a higher standard and feel overCanadian Women Voters whelmed with the idea of living Congress is creating impact up to that standard. Women through programs such as have been shown to have less our non-partisan Women’s political knowledge than men. Campaign School on Nov. 29 Women are more likely to have and 30. The school helps train more demands on their time that women to run for office, mandon’t align with a life in politics. age political campaigns or seek other leadership positions within Women are also more likely to get involved in politics because community. It is an opportunity someone else already involved for women to connect with the political process and for personal asks them to be. While there are other forces and professional growth. within political parties, governSince 1999, the Women’s ment bodies, and media that Campaign School has brought influence women’s success together veteran elected officials from all parties to share practical in politics, Canadian Women Voters Congress and Women’s skills and first-hand experiences Campaign School focus on eduworking in our political system. cating and empowering We are proud to count amongst our alumni and faculty cam◗Politics Page 7
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Re: Mayor’s million-dollar condo for sale, The Record online, Nov. 20. Ms. Hope’s piece highlights the features of Mayor Wayne Wright’s “stunning,”“opulent” $1,099,000 condo but did not reveal a dirty little secret. The evidence suggests that Mayor Wright’s condo, like approximately 20 per cent of others in the Tiffany Shores community, have been expanded without the extra habitable area being factored into unit entitlement figures used in calculating monthly strata fees assessed to all owners. For instance, Ms. Hope writes that the mayor’s suite is 2,100 square feet in area, yet the official unit entitlement is 147 square metres, or 1,582 square feet (rounded). Using these figures, strata fees for the Mayor’s suite are being assessed on about 75 per cent of the actual
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habitable area. The result of these irregularities: The almost 80 per cent of owners without expanded suites are highly subsidizing strata management/maintenance costs for the enlarged suites, like the one Ms. Hope wrote belongs to Mayor Wright. Is the mayor responsible for the irregularities and inequity issue? No. Should the mayor have known about the issue? Probably, yes. The information is available to all owners. Does the mayor and/or other owners of the suite benefit financially from the irregularities and resulting inequities? The evidence suggests, yes. Planning for a Supreme Court lawsuit is currently underway should the irregularities and inequities for all suites at Tiffany Shores not be voluntarily corrected in the near future. The outcome could serve as precedent for other condo owners.
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR No trust in risk assessment Dear Editor:
No harm from coal facility? It’s no wonder our residents are skeptical. Fraser Surrey Docks surely knew who they were hiring to run this environmental risk assessment. Record readers should be informed that SNC-Lavalin is worldrenowned as one of the most corrupt companies on the planet. A September Financial Post headline reads: “Canada now dominates World Bank corruption list, thanks to SNC-Lavalin.” Anyone can Google the details. This is not a company to be trusted with our health and well-being. In the comic books, this is the type of organization Batman or Superman would be fighting against. Looks like we are going to have to go back to using common sense. Obviously coal transport does put us and our environment at risk. But, what’s even more risky
is trusting the kind of people who say, “No risks here” all the way to the bank. I hope everyone will join me in calling Fraser Surrey Docks to make our outrage known. Or, we can, as The Record article states, comment on the assessment by email: FSD-EIA@portmetrovancouver.com. Written responses can be sent to Tim Blair, senior planner, Port Metro Vancouver, 100 The Pointe, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, B.C., V6T 3T4. Marian Lochrie, by email
women to make contributions to public life. Research by the InterParliamentary Union outlines training and capacity building as important factors is increasing women’s involvement in politics. In times where scandals and partisan bickering seem to be the norm,
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aged to fulfil their potential and leave their mark. Information on the Canadian Women Voters Congress and registration for the campaign school can be found at womenvoters.ca. Please join us. Trina Isakson is the chair of the board of directors of the Canadian Women Voters Congress.
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get amount is the same as the previous difference between a group that seeks a year, but the allocation between grant pro$500 grant annually to “blow up anvils grams has been adjusted to better reflect once a year” and a new applicant that’s the category in which those grants should offering something that hasn’t be directed. been done before. Holowatiuk said the report’s He said the city needs to have recommendations also reflect the a common-sense approach that fact that Fraserside Community takes into account that some Services Society and the New established organizations have Westminster Chamber of been providing services for years Commerce applied for grants and may not need to provide in previous years, but are now pages and pages of background applying for “fees for services” information. offered. Staff believe those matCouncil directed staff to takes ters are more appropriately hansteps to ensure no previous grant Chuck Puchmayr dled through departmental operapplicants refrained from applyating budgets. ing to the city for 2014 grants councillor Harper believes festivals because of the complexity of the should be a completely separate application forms. The city also directed grant category, as it would help council staff to consider creating a new category of when deliberating grant allocations. grants that would deal with applications He noted the city still has “some work for festival funding. to do” on the issue of festivals, such A staff report to council recommended as dealing with in-kind versus monetary reallocating money from some grants into donations requested by local festival orgaother programs. The report noted the bud- nizers. ◗ continued from page 1
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is New Westminster’s poet laureate emeritus, calls the stories “snapshots into real life over a period of 100 years.” The book will appeal to local residents who want to know about the city’s rich history, those who generally love to marvel and/ or reminisce about days past and to those who love a funny tale. For Benson, the tradition of oral storytelling through the generations is precious, and it’s something she fears is being lost.
“Our families are so fractured nowadays. So many families, they are lucky if they’ve got two parents and most either don’t have any grandparents or their grandparents are living in Miami or Fort Saint John or something, and they don’t get to see them. They don’t get to hear the old stories, you see.” Hear Benson tell her stories at her book launch on Saturday, Nov. 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. at New Westminster Public Library or buy the book at Renaissance Books, 43 Sixth St.
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◗ CITY HALL IN BRIEF
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A 26-storey highrise with commercial space and rental units is being proposed in the downtown. GBL Architects has applied for a rezoning and special development permit for a mixed-used commercial and residential project at the corner of Sixth and Carnarvon streets. The building would include commercial at grade on Sixth Street, 282 rental units and ground-oriented units along Carnarvon and Victoria streets. The project is now going through the review process. Once reviewed by the advisory planning commission and the city’s design panel, staff will report back to council.
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Spiffy new banners will adorn Queen’s ParkArena in time for the New Westminster Salmonbellies’ 125th anniversary season. The New Westminster Senior Salmonbellies Lacrosse Club will be celebrating its 125th year in 2014 and wants to leave a legacy for the city and lacrosse fans by replacing the aging, mismatched Mann Cup banners now hanging from the rafters in Queens’ Park Arena. The team is hoping to replace 24 banners that honour teams and decades from the Salmonbellies’ storied history. “I think it’s a really good project, one the city can really support,” said Coun. Bill Harper. Council approved $3,500 for the banners, which will be installed by arena staff in the spring – in time for the anniversary.
An industrial building in the Braid industrial area is being adapted and expanded to provide additional storage. Council has approved a development permit for 455 Brunette Ave., where an existing building will get a 306-squaremetre (3,300-square-foot) addition for use as a mini-storage warehouse. Canadian Mini-Warehouse Properties, which owns the lot to the north of this site, purchased this site with the hope of converting it to a mini-storage building and incorporating it into its existing business.
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Choral concerts celebrate Christmas ◗P12 Massey Theatre abuzz with happenings ◗P18
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A gala at Massey Theatre tonight will help send Canada’s best young dancers to Europe. The Gala for Gold fundraiser is tonight (Friday, Nov. 29) at 7 p.m., and it includes dance performances along with silent and live auctions. Team Canada dancers are off to the International Dance Organization’s world championships in December. In their ranks will be six dancers from Douglas Ballet Academy. Erin Carpentier and Jaydene Searle are off to the world tap championships, Dec. 1 to 8 in Germany. Caroline Kiddie, Emily Wismer, Jenny Lian and Morgan Bringeland-Powell are heading to Poland for the ballet, jazz and modern worlds Dec. 7 to 15. The Team Canada dancers were choFor a video, sen after a rigorous audition process that scan brought together the best dancers from with across the country. A press release notes Layar that Canadian dancers are known to be some of the best in the world, with several world titles to the country’s credit. This year’s team is headed by choreographer’s Danielle Gardner, of So You Think You Can Dance Canada, and Joshua Beamish of Move: The Company. “They have high hopes of making it to the podium and making Canada proud,” the release says. But getting the dancers to Europe isn’t easy. “Dance is not recognized in Canada as a sporting event, even though many of these dancers train up to seven days per week, they are as flexible as any gymnast, as graceful as figure skaters and as dedicated as any Olympic athlete,” the release notes. That means the dancers must cover their own costs, which amount to about $4,000 per dancer. They’ve been fundraising since the summer to raise the money. Gala For Gold tickets are $21.95. Buy through www. masseytheatre.com or call 604-521-5050. For more on the local dancers’ journey to the ballet, jazz and modern worlds, check out their website at www. fourdancersonedream.com. You can also find out more at www.facebook.com/TeamCanadaWestDance. – Julie MacLellan
Artist on site this Sunday afternoon
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Rising star: Caroline Kiddie is one of the local dancers who has been chosen as part of Team Canada for the world championships in Poland next month.
Art lovers may want to stop by the Plaskett Gallery this weekend. The gallery is featuring the work of Ronald George Straight, running until Dec. 20. Straight will be on hand at the gallery this Sunday, Dec. 1 starting at 1 p.m. Apress release notes that Straight is a First Nations artist whose work as a commercial artist reflects his view of the natural world in a unique way. “Influenced by his heritage and upbringing, his paintings merge the real and the imagined by using digital and illustrative elements,” the release notes. Straight was raised on the Prairies and now lives in Surrey. The Plaskett Gallery is at Massey Theatre, 735 Eighth Ave. It’s open Tuesdays to Saturdays from noon to 2 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m., as well as during all Massey Theatre performances. Check out www.massey theatre.com and follow the link for Plaskett Gallery. – Julie MacLellan
Winter Harp marks 20 years Concert with men’s choir Sunday at Massey Theatre It all began simply enough in the late 1980s, when Lori Pappajohn and Alan Woodland started annual Christmas concerts featuring harp and readings at the New Westminster Public Library. Now, Winter Harp is one of Western Canada’s most beloved holiday traditions, and it’s celebrating its 20th anniversary this season. The acclaimed ensemble is offering a concert this Sunday, Dec. 1 at the Massey Theatre with the Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir. “New Westminster really gave us our start,” said Pappajohn, the ensemble’s director and a Royal City resident, in a press
release. She recalled the days of working with Woodland – who was the city’s chief librarian at the time – to put on their concerts in the library. “We had no budget when we started, but we could use the library’s For a community room for free, video, so that helped,” she rememscan bered. “And I also perwith formed at Irving House for Layar its Christmas celebrations.” Each year the audience grew, and the two renamed their show Winter Harp and moved it to Vancouver. Out of that grew the Winter Harp ensemble, which combines harps and percussion with rare medieval instruments, flutes, poetry and song. In 2006, it first teamed up with the ◗Winter Harp Page 12
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Seasonal celebration: Winter Harp takes to the stage at the Massey Theatre this weekend. The group is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.
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Choirs in concert
Elektra, Amabilis, musica intima offer local shows BY JULIE MACLELLAN REPORTER firstname.lastname@example.org
Nothing says Christmas like the sound of voices raised in song. Fans of choral music have plenty of offerings in New Westminster this holiday season. Both Elektra Women’s Choir and musica intima are visiting town once again to perform their Christmas concerts, and New Westminster’s own Amabilis Singers also have a holiday concert on offer. ◗ Elektra kicks it off on Saturday, Nov. 30 with Chez Nous: Christmas with Elektra. The concert, which is at 2 p.m. at Queens Avenue United Church, features Benjamin Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols. The choir will be joined by Vancouver harpist Heidi Krutzen. “Our audience always comes away from Chez Nous having heard some Christmas melodies that bring back memories, but also having had some surprises,” said the choir’s artistic director, Morna Edmundson, in a press release. Edmundson and accompanist Stephen Smith are also welcoming the Little Flower Academy Chamber Choir, under the direction of Marizza Mislang, for the
concert. Tickets for Chez Nous: Christmas with Elektra are $28 regular, $22 for seniors and $15 for students with valid ID. Buy online at www.ticketstonight.ca. For more information, see www.elektra.ca, call 604-739-1255 or email info@ elektra.ca. ◗ On Saturday, Dec. 14, the Amabilis Singers are offering up A Christmas Wish. The concert is taking place at New Westminster Christian Reformed Church at 8255 13th Ave. (between First and Newcombe streets) in Burnaby. It starts at 2 p.m. “Come, be moved by the luscious writing of Dan Forrest, the majesty of Mendelssohn’s Heilig, Heilig, the stirring purity of Caracciola’s There is No Rose and the tenderness of Rutter’s Christmas Lullaby,” says a notice from the choir. The concert will also include favourite carols and sing-alongs. Tickets are $20, or free for children under 12. They’re available from all choir members, at the door, or by calling 604-433-6538. ◗ On Saturday evening, Dec. 14, musica intima performs its holiday concert at Knox Presbyterian Church in Sapperton, starting at 7:30 p.m. The concert, light for the Child, includes works by Benjamin Britten, Kristopher Fulton, Michael Conway Baker and John Burge. “I love performing here,”
says Melanie Adams, who runs a voice studio in New Westminster and is currently the ensemble’s longestserving member. “Knox Presbyterian Church is close and intimate, and a beautiful building to sing in. People who find it more difficult to get into Vancouver have a chance to hear music by one of the country’s best ensembles.” Tickets are $35 regular, $30 for seniors or $10 for students, with group rates available. Buy through www.musicaintima.org or call 604-731-6618. Knox Church is at 403 East Columbia St.
Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir for a Christmas concert at the Massey Theatre – and that concert was such a success that it’s become an annual event. The 2013 ensemble includes Pappajohn and Kim Robertson on Celtic Harp and voice, Janelle Nadeau on pedal harp and voice, Roger Helfrik on medieval harp, psaltery and voice, Jeff Pelletier on flute, bass flute and wooden piccolo, Lauri Lyster on percussion and voice,
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Massey Theatre abuzz in December
Looking for an entertaining night out? Massey Theatre is abuzz with activity for the next couple of weeks. Here are a few highlights from the theatre’s latest events listings: ◗ Saturday, Nov. 30, 7 p.m.: The Royal Westminster Regimental Band presents The Rhythm of History – 150 Years of Music, celebrating the music performed by the band over its history. There will be special guest appearances by entertainer Gillian Campbell and violinist Spencer Tsai. Tickets are $10, or free for children under 12. Military personnel (with military ID) are also free.
◗ Sunday, Dec. 1, 2 p.m.: Winter Harp and the Vancouver Welsh Men’s Choir join forces for a Christmas concert. (See article on page 11.) Tickets are $26 to $34. ◗ Sunday, Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m.: The New Westminster Symphony Orchestra is joined by students from the Richmond Academy of Dance for their annual Christmas dance concert, including music from The Nutcracker. Admission is by donation. ◗ Sunday, Dec. 7, 7 p.m.: Fresh Groove Productions presents Winter Groove 2013 – Finding Emo. Fresh Groove Productions is celebrating its 13th year, showcasing the talents of its
dancers ranging in age from six to 21, in hip hop, street and break dancing. Tickets are $21, or $18 for seniors and youth 17 and under. ◗ Sunday, Dec. 8, from 1 and 4:30 p.m.: The Royal City Youth Ballet presents its 25th anniversary Nutcracker, the full-length ballet production with a cast of more than 100 dancers under the direction of Dolores Kirkwood. Tickets are $35, or $25 for children under 13. Massey Theatre is at 735 Eighth Ave. For details or to buy tickets, check out www.masseytheatre.com. You can also call the box office for tickets, 604-521-5050.
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Salmonbellies help to spread Christmas cheer AROUND TOWN
he New Westminster Minor Lacrosse Association is hoping to spread some holiday joy this Christmas. All Salmonbellies players, parents, coaches, fans and friends are invited to attend the second annual Christmas food drive that’s being held on Saturday, Nov. 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Queen’s Park Arena. People are invited to bring donations of nonperishable items for the food bank – and an appetite. Mr. Mikes restaurant will be grilling up some fresh Mikeburgers for a $5 donation, with 100 per cent of donations gong to support those in need.
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Anvil Centre won’t open until next spring, but two of the city’s newest employees are hard at work trying to make it a success.
Vali Marling began her job as the centre’s general manager in September, while Heidi Hughes assumed her role as manager of conference sales and marketing in May. The duo will oversee the operation, marketing and promotion of Anvil Centre, which is currently under construction and set to open on Columbia Street in 2014. Marling, whose most recent position was director of operations at Tradex in Abbotsford, will be in charge of overseeing the overall operations of the centre’s primary business functions, as well as other ancillary services such as catering and audiovisual. Hughes’ years of experience in ales and marketing includes work for major international hotel chains such as Hyatt, Hilton and Marriott, where she was responsible for selling meeting and convention facilities. “The unique vision behind the design of Anvil Centre is what makes this facility so special,” Hughes said. “My job is to market Anvil Centre as the whole package – not just somewhere to have an event, but a place to create and
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Around Town: Family activities abound downtown after Santa Claus Parade in on a fire truck.” Diane Perry, the city’s manager of community development, said the city expects the parade to be similar in size to last year’s event. “We are up to 37 and counting,” she said in a Nov. 25 email to The
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on Columbia Street. “It’s the real Santa that is going to be in this parade. It’s not a store Santa,” said Coun. Chuck Puchmayr, who has been chairing city meetings about the parade. “I believe he may be coming
Record. “Each day we seem to be getting a couple more.” The parade gets underway at 11 a.m. and will make its way through downtown New Westminster. Once the parade wraps up, spectators are encouraged to take
part in a variety of familyfriendly activities taking place in the downtown business district. The Shops at New West (located at the New Westminster SkyTrain station) will feature photos with Santa from noon to 4 p.m. At the Quay, Fraser
River Discovery Centre is offering a Merry Fishmas event from noon to 4 p.m., and River Market features an interactive Christmas craft workshop from noon to 3 p.m. and a holiday edition of Royal City Farmers Market from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Carols and bells
Ring in the season at Queens Avenue United Church’s 16th Carols and Bells concert. The concert, set for Sunday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m., features handbell ringing and carol singing. The church’s Memorial Handbell Ringers will be one of four handbell choirs taking part in the concert. There will also be two handbell soloists, and the audience will take part in singing carols to the accompaniment of the church’s 45-rank Casavant Freres pipe organ. Queens Avenue United is at 529 Queens Ave. Tickets are available at the door, or call 604-522-1606 for info.
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◗ IN THE LIBRARY
Library marks World AIDS Day BY NAOMI EISENSTAT CONTRIBUTOR email@example.com
ec. 1 is World AIDS Day, a day to raise awareness of the disease of AIDS, which is spread by the HIV virus. Despite recent progress in antiretroviral medications, the fight for the eradication of AIDS is not finished. More than 35.3 million people are living with HIV, 71,300 of whom live in Canada. Information about AIDS and HIV is freely available on the websites for World AIDS Day, the World Health Organization, and the Canadian AIDS society, but New Westminster Public Library can also recommend books concerned with the AIDS pandemic. There are excellent teaching tools in the children’s department. Come
Sit by Me is a picture book published in 1989, in response to HIV-positive kids who were unfairly expelled from school or ostracized from their communities. It shows kids it is OK to hug or to play with kids with HIV. Quicksand, by an anonymous author, was published 20 years later and is intended for older kids. It clarifies many complicated questions surrounding HIV/AIDS with an engaging and calming style. Patrick’s Wish is a true story written by Karen Mitchell with Rebecca Upjohn and narrated from the point of view of Patrick’s little sister, Lyanne. The book is filled with photographs that vividly captures Patrick’s zealous energy for life. The library also has Printz Honor recipient Allan Stratton’s internationally bestselling Chanda’s Secrets. This title
about a 16-year-old girl who dreams of scholarship and cares for her family (many of whom are infected with HIV) has been listed on numerous book-of-the-year award lists. Important titles are also available in the adult collection. Stephen Lewis, the Canadian former UN envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, published Race Against Time, available as either a hardcover and an ebook. A hard-hitting fictionalized account is Push by Sapphire (the inspiration for the movie Precious), which features an HIV-positive heroine. Let us join the world on Dec. 1 by challenging misconceptions about AIDS and working to eradicate the pandemic for good. The New Westminster Public Library is at 716 Sixth Ave. Find out more at www.nwpl.ca.
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◗ IN THE GAME
Lineman named to B.C. high school AAA grid team ◗P27 Club athletes shortlisted for B.C. Athletic awards ◗P27
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SFU men get back to business they knocked off two top regional seeds, including Regis University 5-0 in the There will be no national quarter-finals before the championship hoopla for Rangers’ hometown crowd Simon Fraser University at in Denver, Colorado last this year’s NCAA Division Sunday. Earlier, SFU also II men’s soccer championsqueaked by two top ships. In their national debut California sides, scoring last season, the Clan came a 2-1 overtime win over out flat and lost 3-1 to mid- region champ Cal State Los ranked Saginaw Valley in Angeles in Round 2, before coming back to the semifinals best Cal State after making San Diego in NCAA history as the first “Last season, we a shootout to move on to the non-American made it to the final four. school to ever SFU had reach the cov- final four; this been ranked eted final four. season, we are as high as No. But second 2 in the nation place is not good going to the at one point enough for this in the season year’s Clan, and semifinals.” but was rated though there no better than are a dozen new ALAN KOCH faces on the SFU SFU Men’s soccer coach a No. 4 seed coming out roster this seaof the West son, SFU head coach Alan Koch believes region despite winning a the experience from 2012 fourth consecutive Great conference will help this time around. Northwest “Last season, we made title. To further muddle it to the final four; this season, we are going to the rankings, previously the semifinals,” said SFU unbeaten and No. 1 overall head coach Alan Koch of Lindenwood was knocked next week’s matchup at off in the quarter-finals the NCAA Div. II finals by previously unranked in Evans, Georgia. “It was Rockhurst. SFU will meet anothall glitz and glamour last year; this year, we’re get- er unranked entity in the ting ready for the next semis, when they face upstart Carson-Newman match.” Like last season, SFU University on Dec. 5 in a had no easy road to a battle of regional fourth second consecutive West seeds. Carson-Newman boasts region title. “It’s been an emotional a top striker in Ross Frame, rollercoaster,” said Koch. whose 18 goals lists him “They keep writing us off, seventh among the top Div. and they seeded us ridicu- II scorers in the nation. The South Atlantic conlously low this year.” The Clan spent 11 days ference third-place finisher in the past two weeks is a good all-around team away from home, where with a solid goalkeeper, BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.org
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Head’s up: Defender Johannes Hallman heads a ball out of harms way in Simon Fraser University’s 2-1 win over Cal State San Diego in the West Region ﬁnal. said Koch. But Carson-Newman is more in line with where SFU was last year, when it advanced to its first-ever semifinal. “There is a stigma
attached to (the final four). It’s like you made it, but this is not finished. The goal is to win the next game and that’s what we plan on doing,” Koch said. On paper, the Clan
should have the upper hand against the unranked Tennessee school. Since moving to the NCAA, SFU has rewritten ◗Soccer Page 27
Runners place top 10 at ﬁrst NCAA national BY TOM BERRIDGE SPORTS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.org
Simon Fraser University finished among the top 10 teams in the country at its first-ever NCAA Division II national cross-country championships. Clan senior Lindsey Butterworth, who placed fourth at the earlier West Region championships, finished in 12th place, the highest placing of all regional qualifiers. Butterworth ran the six-kilometre circuit in a personal-best time of 21:23.7 to lead the Clan team to seventh place in the overall aggregate at the championships held in Spokane, Washington on Saturday.
SFU rugby women in Tier 1 cup ﬁnal
“At the beginning of the season the goal was a top-10 finish, so we’re very happy with how things turned out,” said SFU head coach Britt Townsend in a Clan press release. “We didn’t have Kansas (Mackenzie), who had to drop out with a stress fracture, and that was tough. She tried to compete and wanted to help the team, but she was in agony over the first two kilometres. Unfortunately that probably cost us 60 or 70 points that would have put us in the top four.” Fellow Clan senior Kirstin Allen was second in team scoring, placing 37th in a time of 21:47.8. Allen was followed closely by sophomore teammate Emma Chadsey
in 43rd spot. sometimes,” said Townsend. Senior Sarah Sawatzky also “We were just five points behind finished in the top 100 in a time Chico State and 45 points behind of 22:34.6. Freshman Alaska Anchorage. It Rebecca Bassett and just shows how talented senior Michaela Kane this team is. We have the also competed in the 244tools and the people to runner field. be among the best in the The Clan had the secnation.” ond-best finish among The nationals was Great Northwest conferthe first appearance by ence schools and thirdSFU at the NCAA Div. best among west region II cross-country champiteams, placing behind onships in just its secfourth-place-finishing Lindsey Butterworth: ond year of eligibility. Anchorage Alaska and Personal best SFU transferred from the sixth-place Chico State. National Association of “Our team went in Intercollegiate Athletics, determined, and we had some bad where the Clan won more national luck with one of our top runners cross-country championship titles getting injured, but that happens than any other school in history.
Saturday will be an unfamiliar stage for the Simon Fraser University women’s rugby team. The first-place SFU club side take on the Mudhens from Seattle in the first division Anna Schnell Cup championship at John Oliver Park on Saturday. SFU last tasted victory in a championship final three seasons ago, when the Clan fashioned a 6-0 record en route to a Tier 2 title. Since earning promotion to the premiership, SFU has steadily improved its product to the point of qualifying for the playoffs last year before being eliminated in the semifinals. “The season has been very successful for us,” said SFU team captain Christina Burnham in a B.C. Rugby press release. “It’s not just that we have gone undefeated this half, but we have made great strides as a team in several areas of our game. We have a very committed group of girls that push each other to improve their skills, fitness and work ethic each week.” SFU leads the league in both offence and defence, piling up almost 400 points in just seven games, while allowing less than nine per outing. The Clan showed its prowess with an earlier 71-17 victory over the Mudhens in league play. Since then the Seattle club has rattled off five consecutive wins, including a 77-10 win over defending champion Bayside in the semifinals last weekend. A key player to watch on the Mudhens is Ashley Kiniecik, who has scored 12 tries in just four games this season. “We know their forward pack is strong in set pieces and at contact points, and we expect them to challenge us tight during open play,” Burnham said. “They also have a lot of pace outside that we’ll need to pressure and shut down early.” SFU boasts B.C. senior ◗Rugby Page 27
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◗ HIGH SCHOOL ALL-STARS
Club athletes up for provincial awards
Lineman named to B.C. 3A grid team New Westminster ’s running back Maleek Harper Sherman was Irons was chosen the MVP named to the B.C. on offence. Mt. Doug’s 6-5 defenSecondary School Football sive end Zach provincial AAA Wilkinson took all-star team on the defensive Tuesday. MVP award. The Grade 11 Mt. Doug 6-5, 250-pound and Terry Fox New Westminster topped the Hyack was selectlist with seven ed on the offensive selections each. line. Harper is the Lord only Hyack on the Tweedsmuir’s provincial team. St. Thomas Harper Sherman: Austin More’s Malcolm A l l - o ff e n s i v e Thornton was named the acaLee was named lineman demic player of to the provincial offensive team at running the year. Notre Dame’s Blake back, while linebacker Noah Usherwood made it Pickard and Aldrich Berrios, who also earned on the defensive team. Mt. Douglas running an all-star selection at back Marcus Davis was defensive back, also named the AAA player of earned B.C. high school the year, while W.J. Mouat football scholarships.
Rugby: Final Sat. at 2:30 p.m.
Four New Westminster athletes are up for honours at the B.C. Athletics annual awards banquet on Dec. 7. Javelin thrower Krista Woodward was nominated in the senior female category, while three other city residents were shortlisted in the junior categories. Raquel Tjernagel, who runs for the Coquitlam Cheetahs, is among athletes nominated in the youth female division.
Hurdler and field athlete Mihailo Stefanovic of the New West Spartans is up for the male youth award. Also chosen among a group of midget female award winners was Spartan club member Nina Schultz and Burnaby Strider sprinter Zion Corrales-Nelson. Tatjana Mece will also be honoured with an excellence in coaching award for her work with senior athletes.
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Get off my back: A Burnaby Selects player, in blue, contests a ball against Surrey in girls’ under-16 Metro soccer at Burnaby Lake Sports Complex-West on Sunday.
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First career basket for Clan guard
provincial rep Jessica Firman, fullback Megan Banford and Amanda Foster. The Clan and the Mudhens tangle in the Tier 1 final at 2:30 p.m. Burnaby Lake takes on Capilano in the Bowl final at John Oliver Park at 10:30 a.m.
New Westminster Secondary grad Ariana Sider, a redshirt Clan freshman guard, scored her first career basket with the Simon Fraser University women’s team in the team’s 72-68 victory over San Francisco State University last Sunday. Sider’s three-point bucket helped spark the Clan’s second-half comeback.
the record book in the Great Northwest conference, with last year’s team setting new standards for goals, assists, points, shots and corner kicks in a single season. The Clan also holds the record for 24 consecutive wins or ties, set from 2011 to 2012. In Sunday’s quarter-final win, Alexander Kleefeldt’s counter broke the old record of 73 goals in a season. The Clan currently leads the nation in scoring offence in Div. II, averaging 3.41 goals per game. But SFU’s stout defence and goalkeeping cannot be overlooked, having just allowed 17 goals to date this season. “We’re an excellent attacking team, and (goalie) Brandon Watson is fantastic, and our team defence has set the stage for us to be successful,” added Koch. “But honestly, we’re not even thinking about (the final). We’re just focussing on the next game. It sounds like a cliché, but you got to win a semifinal first.”
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