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 ."*���>��� ri*'****-vtr��-* '������-!������-  ���>i;-is ..*->--,;.-.;.,  ',*-I ������*-#*�����'   -.���*-�������4**4^-* 4? ������'V ��-l"-  Legislative Library  Parliament Buildings  Victoria, BC  V8V 1X4  86.C  i  ! '���  Si  1  Preventive regulations ensure  No en vi ronmenf problems  with Norway's fish farms  by John Burnside  Chief of the Capilanos, Simon Baker, or Chief KhoMa cha, which means Chief Kindly Heart, visited tht  Sechelt Indian Band last week to celebrate the occasion of his 75th birthday. Sechelt Chief Stan Dixor  presented him with a framed picture and Chief Khot-la-cha in turn presented the Sechelts with an impressive photograph of himself in his full regalia. ���Dianne Evans photo  Nanoose Bay convention  Nuclear accidents  in Gulf of Georgia  feared  by Iris Griffith  "If someone wanted to put a  nuclear reactor on land in B.C.,  we- would have environmental  studies, and make safety plans  to protect the surrounding  population. Nuclear-powered  submarines can . have melt  downs and other accidents.  They are reactors. Here in the  Nanoose area, they are in essentially inland waters."  This observation came from  researcher Patricia Willis in  Nanaimo last weekend. Willis  was one of a dozen experts  making presentations to the  People's Enquiry into Canadian  Forces' Maritime Experimental  Test Ranges, held January 18  and 19 at the Coast Bastion Inn.  The ranges, run jointly by the  Canadian and US Navies, test  anti-submarine devices north of  Nanaimo and in Jervis Inlet on  the Sunshine Coast.  A capacity audience of nearly  500 heard Robert Aldridge,  former design engineer of the  Polaris and Trident missile  systems describe anti-sub warfare as an essential element of  first strike capability. Nanoose  Ranges test torpedos, depth  bombs, rockets and mines although their nuclear components, if any, are developed in  Nevada.  Radiation experts Drs. Rosalie Bertell and Robert Woollard  said "We are told the military  are measuring low level radiation around Nanoose, but there  is no reporting to the public."  Fishermen's Union executive  Arne Tomlinson dealt with hazards to the marine environment  posed by the testing ranges and  nuclear subs, such as radio active contamination of sea- weed  and shellfish.  Art Kube of the B.C. Federation of Labour felt Nanoose  military facilities should be non-  nuclear and Canadian only.  The only . political party  represented was the NDP as  Ted Miller, former MP for  Comox-Alberni, gave his  party's policy. Liberals and  Conservatives, invited to do  likewise, had indicated they had  no speakers available. Tory MP  Ted Schollenberg had pleaded a  prior commitment, although he  was invited four-months in advance according to Gabriola  Island Peace Association, who  sponsored the People's Enquiry.  Doctors press for peace  "We will-work with the Sunshine Coast Peace Committee  on all issues. After all, we agree  with them," said Dr. David  Yaxley, who addressed the  Peace Committee's January  meeting held at Roberts Creek  Elementary School last Monday. Dr. Yaxley was representing local physicians who are  members of Physicians for  Social Responsibility.  Its world-wide umbrella  organization is called International Physicians for the  Prevention of Nuclear War, and  includes a large membership in  the USSR, some of them from  the Kremlin.      .   .'            ���  This is the group which won  the recent Nobel Peace Prize for  its work in increasing the  public's awareness of the consequences to humanity of nuclear  war. Its membership includes  over 40,000 physicians in the  US, over a thousand in Canada  and several hundred in B.C.  There are four active members  on the Sunshine Coast.  The film, If You Love This  Planet, with Dr. Helen  Caldicott of Australia Was produced by Physicians for Social  Responsibility and has had an  impact on millions of people.  In  response  to a question  about the reaction of other local  doctors to the group, Dr. Yaxley said it was generally supportive. A typical comment, he said  was, "I think that's great. I'm  glad someone's doing some  thing." He added, however,  that though the group encourages more local physicians to  join, most are reserved and  don't. There are approximately  27 doctors and dentists on the  Sunshine Coast.  Dr. Yaxley reported that their  group has been asked to prepare  a curriculum of their position  on nuclear war so that it may be  presented to the local schools.  No severe environmental pro-  ^ blems have been encountered in  Norway because of fish farming, according to the Norwegian  Consulate in Vancouver.  Vice-Consul Ole Lumby outlined the history of fish farming  in Norway in a conversation  with the Coast News last week.  - "Trout farming has taken  place in Norvvay for most of this  century," said the Vice-Consul.  The farming of salmon got seriously underway in about the  " 1950's.     .  ��� "Until the 1970's," said Vice-  ConsuI Lumby, "there were no  ,  limitations imposed on fish far-  y rning. By 1973 the great interest  iifi establishing-new farms led to  s the introduction of licensing requirements."  On June 8, 1973 the Norwegian Parliament passd an act to  ^lead and control the new industry'". All applications con--  A tinued to be granted unless there  !  was a clear risk of disease or in**  - terference with sea lanes but a  '^ceiling was put on the size of the  farms.   According   to   Vice-  Consul Lumby this was to en-  >i sure that the practitioners 'had a  '" handle - on   the   situation   including disease control'.  The ' Norwegian experience  also indicates that the size of the  farm is, a determining factor in  its profitability. The 5000 - 8000  cubic metre size limitation imposed in 1973 was comfortably  within the 5000-17,000 cubic  metre range of maximum pro-  fitablitiy. Below 5000 cubic  metres and above 17,000 cubic  metres the profitability, of the  fish farms fell off sharply, the  more so in the upper end of the  range.   .���  "It isn't smart for farm sizes  to get too large,"; said Vice-  Consul Lumby. New farms are  limited to 5000 cubic metres until it is apparent that they are  well run; established farms with  a good record of disease control  are permitted to expand to 8000  cubic metres;  Smolt producers are limited  to the production of one million  smolts at each plant and in all  operations related to fish farming local people are given preference by the Norwegian government.  In 1977 a moratorium was  imposed on the issuance of new  fishing licences but again  neither disease problems nor environmental concerns were a  factor in the decision.  "By 1977 it was becoming  apparent," said Vice-Consul  Lumby, "that there were too  many producers and too few  markets. We couldn't sell the  product."  New markets were developed  with the help of the Norwegian  government. In 1981 the mora*:  , torium was lifted and an increase of 10 per cent in total  volume of fish farms was perf  mitted/ :;^,':'.vv, . :;������ .i'  In the spring of 1984 a fur^  ther relaxation of the regiila*^  tions took place with the dev-;*  elopment of /bufgeomng mar-v  kets and an overalJ yoljirne in-1  crease of between 70 and 80 per;:  cent was permitted. At this time?  existing* farms were allowed to";:  expand to 8000 cubic metres-;-  arid the farming began of other>  . species of fish. .:'�����*���  Of these other varieties vot;  fish the most successful .in Nor-?  wegiari waterc is cod which^  grows on fish farms three tcfr  four times faster than it does inf  the wild. :  By 1985 there were 1190 fish  farming operations in Norway^  of these 333 were hatcheries;,'  305 were smolt plants; and 551.  were grow-out farms. In addi-!  tion 28.6 shellfish operations  have been started up since 1982.';  The story of.Norwegian fishfarming is obviously a story of*  continued   and   spectacular-'  growth. The regulations have-;  been instituted not because of  environmental damage but to>  ensure control of disease, the'  lack of interference with sea  lanes, and the availability of  markets for the fish produced. -  Staff feels it prohibitive  Gibsons prepares to cut  back oh revitalizatiorr  ��**.*&'  The second phase of the  downtown Gibsons revitaliza-  tion may have to be pared down  by more than half, council  agreed last week.  The projected cost of phase  two was set by the previous  council at $250,000 but last  Wednesday clerk-treasurer Lorraine Goddard told the planning  committee that the figure may  have to be substantially reduced  because benefitting property  owners will have to pay back at  least 20 per cent of the phase  two loan.  Phase one was undertaken  completely by the town on a  short-term borrowing scheme  but phase two, she said, must  now be financed long-term and  therefore, under the Municipal  Act, the benefitting area must  pay back a portion of the loan.  She said the previous council  had lost sight of the fact and she  was reminded in a letter from  the provincial government giv-  SCRD  plans  for water  Almost $140,000 worth of  work will be undertaken by the  Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) on the replacement  of mains in 1986, announced  works superintendent, Gordon  Dixon at last Thursday's SCRD  public utilities meeting.  Top priority goes to the pipe  which extends from Veterans to  Pratt Road, completion of  which will give adequate fire  protection to Cedar Grove Elementary School.  This project, estimated to  cost $60,000, will be paid for  out of a $100,000 provincial  grant for the Roberts Creek  reservoir. Funds for the remaining projects, which include  work in -the Davis Bay School  yard, on Sechelt Inlet Road, at  Sandy Hook and on Trout Lake  Road, have already been budgeted ,  ing approval to phase two.  Council has already borrowed  to its short-term limit on phase  one, she said.  The smallest portion of  repayment approved so far to  benefitting areas, according to  Goddard, is 25 per cent. "Some  pay as much as 75 or 80 per  cent. Our $250,000 figure, even  squeezed through at 20 per cent,  would still come to $50,000,  which I.feel is, prohibitive."  Alderman Bob Maxwell said  staff should prepare a thumbnail review to determine  whether specific improvements  will benefit the entire town or  just the lower area.  Planner Rob Buchan said the  question needs a careful answer  because of some public misconceptions.  "There has been a feeling expressed," he said, "that all the  money is spent downtown,  which is true: the whole program is geared toward down  town, upgrading core development. But it's important for the  public to grasp that, while we  have two downtowns, only one  could be eligible for low-interest  loan payments."  Alderman Norm Peterson  called for a scaled-down priority  list, with a maximum cost of  $100,000, to be reviewed by  council at a later meeting.       ;  "We did so much with  $90,000 last year," he saidj.  "We could get a lot of work  done for a hundred to beautify  the various areas." '>  Peterson's recommendation  was carried. ���  Goddard told the Coast News  the next day that she had  assumed that the "benefitting  area" would mean local mer-v  chants between Armours Beach  and the Ritz Motel, but now  there is talk about including  residential property owners in  the area as well.  "It hasn't been finally determined," she said.  House numbers for  Areas E & F  Residents in Electoral Areas E and F will receive their  house numbers along with their recycling questionnaires early  in February, it was announced at last Thursday's regional  board planning committee meeting.  In order for the numbers to be effective residents are asked  to ensure that the numbers themselves are at least four inches  in height and displayed in a place which is visible from the  road.  Dump open  The Gibsons dump will re-open officially for everything except household garbage, it was announced at last Thursday's  regional district public utilities meeting.  The dump will be operated by Selma Derby who will post a  rate schedule according to quantities of garbage, e.g. 1 bag, 1  pick-up load, etc.. The money collected will go to the operator of the site.  The site will be cleaned up before it is taken over, and water storage according to Pollution Control Board specifications will be provided.  The site will be open five days per week, Wednesday to  Sunday, and the agreement with the regional board gives  Mrs. Derby the use of the site for five years at a cost of $1 per  annum and a ninety day clause for either party to opt out of  the agreement.  t^e^  e^  v^  Support  Jan. 25th - Feb. 4th Coast News, January 20,1986  \  Facts  \r  and figures  Perhaps someone with more mathernatic flair than is  available in a newspaper office on production day will  compare the facts and figures from the Norwegian Consulate with what is happening here on the Coast. It does  seem to us the Norwegians have been eminently sensible.  As the writer of one of the letters in the paper this week  observes, we have left our forestry up to big government  and big industry and the result has been disastrous shortsightedness the extent of which we have only just begun to  perceive.  It doesn't seem unreasonable that we should consider  the Norwegian experience and practice - now that we know  what it is.  Council  comment  Gibsons Council seems, with the aid of Planner Rob  Buchan, to be addressing economic development with a  worthwhile sense of purpose. His suggestion concerning  development cost charges seems to be a good one.  On the other hand we hope they will not be too quick to  back away from the Second Phase of Revitalization  already proposed. There is a sustainable argument that the  parking lot portion of the project should not be paid by  the whole community, since the business community at the  top of the town had to provide their own parking. Perhaps  figures can be developed and presented for consideration.  The Clerk-treasurer's observation that previous council  'overlooked' the necessity for the benefitting area to  assume some responsibility is noted. Is.it hot her responsibility to ensure that councils do not 'overlook' matters of  import? She will recall her predecessor allowed council to  overlook important matters and it cost him his job.  5 YEARS AGO  The Powell River Regional District has come out  strongly in support of regional board chairman David  Hunter's appeal for the immediate construction of a  Gibsons by-pass on the Sunshine Coast Highway.  Sechelt will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the in-  ' corporation of their village on February 14.  The first lamb of the year is pictured with its mother  ��� on Madoc-Jones' property on Reid Road. The lamb was  fathered by a ram which fought off an attack by a  marauding bear in the previous fail; dying in the attempt  but|saving the ewe. _   *  10 YEARS AGO  The regional board has given the go-ahead for the re-'  building of the shake mill at Wilson Creek which was  >    recently destroyed by fire.  - ���/ ��� ^Canada Manpower officials say that there are approximately 7G0, people looking fpr work on the Sunshine  Vrrr ^^^%lrjSrJJthat;1hg:drt|��f W&lem localJy^SMHj^arge  ->��� number of unskilled people looking for work but with no  ��� jobs to accommodate them. '.rJS.  15 YEARS AGO  Mrs. Agnes Labonte is named Good Citizen of the  Year in Gibsons. Mrs. Labonte has been prominent in  the community in Girl Guide work, as a school trustee  and for diligent work among young people generally.  CO. Scoffield, general mana'ger of the Canadian  Chamber of Commerce reports that a survey conducted  recently of Canadian public opinion had stricter enforcement of anti-pollution regulations as the chief  public concern.  20 YEARS AGO  In spite of letters complaining that the $30 a year  water rate was too high for Gibsons, council decided it  was reasonable and cheap at that price.  Ron Haig is elected president of the Gibsons and  District Chamber of Commerce with Percy Lee as vice-  ��� ' president. ���  25YEARSAG0  Sechelt Indian Band donates 11 acres of land opposite the Indian School for construction of the new St.  Mary'sHospital.      :  Chief Charles Craigan is re-elected for his third term  as chief of the Sechelt Indian Band.  30YEARSAGO  The 201 ratepayers of Sechelt are involved in a hot  and heavy debate about the merits of incorporating as a  village. The vote is expected next Saturday.  The school board has approved the construction of a  high school in Pender Harbour but the site has yet to be  chosen.,-;.."'        :'-:"^. :^. , :''-' '.  35 YEARS AGO ^  In addressing a public meeting James Sinclair MP  forecast that running a car ferry from Horseshoe Bay to  Gibsons would change the face of the whole area.  Howe Sound Farmers' Institute Building has to move  from its location next to the Bais Building. The new  location is not yet determined.  40 YEARS AGO  The final meeting of the Pacific Coast Rangers,  Pender Harbour Branch, was held on January 4 at Ir-  vines Landing for the purpose of purchasing arms. The  unit was organized in 1942.  The explosion of an oil stove wrecked the greenhouse  of Mr. William Elliot of Sechelt Greenhouses!  A school of blackfish has been visiting Halfmoon  Bay.  The Sunshine  -:  CO-PUBLISHERS  John Burnside M.M.Vaughan  EDITORIAL  .   Editor, Dianne Evani  ADVERTISING  i. Fred Duncan  Pat Tripp  PRODUCTION  Fran Bumslde  TYPESETTING  Saya Woods  DISTRIBUTION  Steve Carroll  The Sunshine COAST NEWS Is a co-operative locally,owned newspaper,  published on the Sunshine Coast, B.C. every Monday by Glassford Press  Ltd., Box 460, Gibsbns, B.C. VON 1V0. Gibsons Tel. 886-2622 or 886-7817;  Sechelt Tel. 885*3930. Second Class Mail Registration No. 4702.  The Sunshine COAST NEWS is protected by copyright and reproduction  of any part of it by any means Is prohibited unless permission in writing  is first secured from Glassford Press Ltd., holders of the copyright.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES  Canada: 1 year $30; 6 months $18; Foreign: 1 year $35  I got "a call from Oddyin  Vedo last week from Prj$ce  Rupert. Oddvin was Pj?r,naps  -understandably concerned  about the editorial\i^ch;vap-tV  peared in the January��� 13 issue!  of the Coast News under the?  heading: 'Why didn't Oddviri I  tell us?'.  There  were  four  principal  points  of concern,  and  after  . discussion   with   the   former'  Economic Development Com-i  missioner I assured him I would p  clarify or correct any misapprehensions  that  might  have  been left by the newspaper's .  editorial.  First, let me say as I have said  many times  before that  full  credit should be given to Mr. ���  Vedo   for   raising   the   con-!  sciousness   of   the   Sunshine-  Coast and indeed the province  of British Columbia, about the  possibilities  Tying   on   our  doorstep in the form of iish far:  ming potential. For this reason  alone his time as an employee of;  the Sunshine Coast Regional  District (SCRD) has been well .'���������  justified.  Let it also be said that Oddvin is a likable, hard working  man and I agree to a consi- <  derable extent with the writer  this week who in a letter to the  editor observes that it is re-1  freshing to meet a civil servant  more interestested in doing his  job than in just keeping it.  This said and in reflection, I  must say that I dp not find the  editorial in question strays from  the bounds of fair comment.  First to the clarifications: Od-  ddvin makes the point that his  two trips to Norway while  Economic Development Commissioner were initially paid for  out of his own pocket. He has  been promised the refunding of  the expenses of the first trip by  the SCRD and the refunding of  his travel expenses for the second by the provincial government. Neither refund has yet  materialized.  On the reference to Oddvin's  support of the export of water  from Freil Falls, he tells me he  has now changed his position  because of 'the fragile marine  environment' in Hotham  Sound!, Well and good, but the  fact remains when his economic  commission objected to his support of .the Freil Falls proposal  ���in 1984 it is not inaccurate to  use the word 'disdain' to  describe Oddvin's reaction to  the expressed concerns. Despite  ^'"xp^ssed !p|>sM6^^aJnst|ine  nomic Develdphient Commission (Br^aiib^ the SCRD ho  letter went ?to the provincial  government to refute the commissioner's ^original letter for  several months?  Oddvin's view is that this lack  of refutation was not his fault  and he may be right. He needed  no directions from either body  to write the original letter,  however.  The nub of Oddvin's unhap-  piness lay in; the phrase which  referred to his 'wayward unac-  countability to the taxpayers'.  Let me hasten to make clear  that this does not mean any  significant difficulties with matters financial.-  There was an! on-going battle  with other SCRD burearucrats  about Oddvin's expense accounts but T do not feel that to  be significant enough to be  publicly discussed.  On behalf of Oddvin, it could  be said that one could wish the  SCRD employees in question  were as vigilant about scrutinizing all SCRD expenses as closely  as they scrutinized the expenses  of the Economic Development  Commissioner.  No, the unaccountability in  question has more to do with  how one sees the job. The subject of the editorial was the  Norwegian policy on regulating  fish farms. We carry as accurate  an account as we can realize  about these regulations in this  issue. They are not onerous;  they have hot inhibited the  growth of the Norwegian industry. Had the regional board  been fully informed by Oddvin  of the regulations they might  have been better placed to make  sensible decisions  I take the view that Itwas Od-  dvin's responsibility, as someone being paid from the public  purse, to inform his employers  as fully as possible about the  new industry.  The failure to fully inform his  employers about the regulations  in place in Norway is, in my  view a,lack of accountability.  After all, it is the clean waters of  the Coast and its proximity to  the American markets which  make it attractive to fish farm  investors - surely not a lack of  regulation.  A year ago when the renewal  of the commissioner's contract  was being discussed the point  was made that, while that por-  tion of the Sunshine Coast frorn  Roberts Creek to Port Mellon  paid 55 per cent of his salary it  got precious little of his time. It  was agreed and made policy  that one full day each week  should be spent in the  Municipal Office in Gibsons to  assist entrepreneurs in that portion of the Coast. I think only  one visit of one or two hours  was actually made to Gibsons  despite the inductions given.  The failure to pay adequate  attention to half of the Sunshine  Coast despite instructions to do  so is a lack of accountability.  It was the opinion of members on both the EDC and the  SCRD that too much of the  Commissioner's time was being  taken up by Richard Tomkies  of the Sunshine Coast Tourism  Association. When not actively  involved with fish farms, it  seemed, the commissioner was  closeted with Tomkies. In June  of 1985 in an after meeting  gathering at Gilligan's almost  every member of the EDC pressed upon the Commissioner the  view that he had to be more diversified in his activities. All  urgings fell on deaf ears.  It would appear that Tomkies  who on August 9, for example,  urged the helicoptering of people in to fish at trout stocked  lakes, ("By the time they find  out you need a permit you'll be  long gone.") seems to share Oddvin's distaste for regulations  and, it can be fairly presumed,  to have encouraged him in a  confrontational stance with his  employers.  I would argue that the confrontational stance led to the  present avoidable furore over a  much-needed new industry and  the loss to the SCRD "of an  employee who, despite some  rough edges, brought a high degree of motivation to his assigned tasks. Those paid from the.  public purse, however,-must be  fully accountable to the representatives of the public.  The furore about Scantech's *  operation developed from the  fact that the SCRD and the  voting public feel it was sprung  on them without warning. A  copy of a map which hung in  Vedo's office, indicates that he  was aware of Scantech's plans a  full three months before the  farm appeared. That he did not  inform his employers is, again  in my view, a serious lack of accountability in a public servant.  .   by Dianne Evans  There are times in one's life  when the temptation to say, "I  told you so" is too strong to  resist even though one risks appearing smug.  It doesn't hapijen often on a  scale that's large enough to  worry about but an incident  about local fish farming which  came to. light just recently set  me off on a train of thought  which took me back almost 20  years to another/time when 'I  told you so' was the only thing  to say after it was all said and  -'done.. ?   ���  l was in Bangkok in 1968,  staying at a seedy Chinese hotel  called the Thai Song Greet. In-  those days there were thousands  of travellers on the road in  South-east Asia and many of  them found their way to this  cheap, marginally clean 'establishment.  It was the place to go for  hews and information - here  you heard about similar places  in Calcutta or Penang, about  immigration requirementsy in  Australia and the price of Illegal  substances in Kabul. Here the  stories of the road across Asia  and the Middle East were told  over cups of hideous coffee or,  if you; were in the ? know j excellent hot chocolateV; ���    ���/'  It was at the Thai Song Greet  that I met Guy. He was from  San Franqsco.y^pung,' blond,  handsome in a square-jawed  kind of way; hora-rimmed  glasses sat on his nose the1 way  they do on Christopher Reeve's  in his role as Clark Keht|puy  was riding a fancy bicycle across  Asia and had as his destination  London; England. \      /    !;  He was earnest, serious and  efficient; his back pack contained the latest in thermal underwear and a space blanket that  weighed an ounce',and could  keep you warm in a deep freeze.  He had also been to Laos on his  bicycle arid he had/some interesting stories to tell. *  ���    He was on his way to the northern capital, Luang Prabang,  riding on goat trails and country  vroads^ staying^mji-yjHages or  [sleeping under the stiffs, if  -    Until  one  night  when  he  couldn't seem to find a place to  settle down' and,  during his  search, stumbled across a chain-  link fence.  A chain-link fence in the middle of the Laotian countryside is  so improbable as to be incredible, and Guy decided that he  had to follow it and find out  just what it was that needed  containing in such a fashion and  in such a remote place.  He bedded down in a less  than satisfactory spot and slept  until dawn, then followed the  fence for hours, through some  fairly dense jungle; He told me  that he could hear helicopters  frorn time to time but couldn't  see anything because of the tree  cover.  Then he cariie to an open area  where he found himself face to  face with: a fully fledged "airfield ... Except that none of the  helicopters had markings other  than camouflage and none of  the personnel that he could see,  had any kind of insignia which  would indicate their country of  origin.  Naturally they saw my friend,  and of course they came put to  get him and find out what the  blazes a young man on a bicycle  was doing outside their compound in the middle of Laos.  They were Americans and  they took my friend in for questioning. They kept him that day  and over-night - he supposed  they checked Stateside for  criminal records and political  activities - and then they let him  go. He said it was like a dream,  the compound, the helicopters  coming and going, the trerhenr  dous activity, the fact that they  let him leave at all he found  bizarre. r:  It was bizarre because at that  time Laos was neutral and there  were not supposed to be any  American military personnel inside the country. The Ho Chi  Minh trail wound its way  through the eastern portion of  the country and that too compromised Laotian neutrality. Of  course, in another couple of  years the bombing of Laos  would take place, another secret  that was kept for years frorn the  rest of the world.  When I heard Guy's story I  was dismayed, although ;not  shocked - South-east Asia was  rife with rumour in those days  and it was obvious that there  Please turn to page 15 Coast News, January 20,1986  Support for recycling is urged  Editor:  To recycle or not to recycle,  '������ that is the question.  i     Before the decision to settle  ; here on the coast I had lived and  '. travelled extensively in Canada.  - Never had I been aware of a  recycling program so extensively  i undertaken as the one instituted  c here by our regional district.  lr Certainly  there   have  been  communities, large and small,  ] which attempted to set up re-  } cycling depots;  all eventually  f closing due to lack of participa-  I tioh (if we can't take recyclables  ^ to our own curbsides, will we  'l then load them and drive them  somewhere else on a regular  basis?)  j    This extraordinary program  j must be something of a first in  . Canada.  '    But really j the nerve of the  regional district. I have to spend  ; a good 10 minutes .every other  week preparing my recyclables.  Not only that, but I have to put  ..a,small'box beside my regular  .garbage bag in which to place  .' tins and jars. Imagine! And forcing us to take some accbun-  f tability for the goods we con-  I sunie. Such nerve! ,  ; Yes in the short run it is a little extra effort, but like any  '������ worthwhile endeavour, a little  effort will give us greater  returns. We must stop pretending that when the garbage collectors scoop up our refuse each  week, that is the end of it.  As we are finding out in other  places, garbage has a way of  coming back to haunt us and  , their burgeoning requirements  are riot a popular neighbourhood feature.  ! Now is as good a time as any  to face the fact that recycling  will become a necessity. 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Only !4''of.our garbage is  said to be recyclable - in my  home I personally know this to  be the case.  2. It is too easy to confuse  which week is which at present,  while "First Thursday" or a  "Third Wednesday" etc. Would  be much easier to remember.  3. It would somewhat appease those who for one reactionary reason or another will  refuse to participate.  In closing I would say that if  recycling becomes "in addition  to" regular garbage pick-up,  then it will be A) too costly and,  B) not an integral part of garbage collection and so will surely die off.  Therefore recycling must be  either a component of regular  pick-up or be disbanded altogether. Let's do the mature, responsible thing and be a good example to our children. Let's  support recycling.  Gayle Preston  Ours is the responsibility  Editor:  Re: No profit in street  tragedy  Many of the points raised in  Dianne Evans' recent column  are reasonable and accurate.  However, she misses the main  point. The most generous funding of the Ministry of Human  Resources will still only provide  a Band Aid solution.  The government has not  created the problem. There are  similar problems throughout all  of North America regardless of  the political stripe of the local  governments.  We' as a society only have to  look in a mirror to see who has  created the problem. We live in  a society where the problems  surrounding alcohol abuse exceed the problems related to ail  other restricted drugs combined. Yet we laugh about the person at a party who has too  much to drink and makes a fool  of himself. How often do we  hear people say "I don't  remember what I did at the par-  Problem  is  ignorance  Editor:  Having worked on a trout  farm for six years, my feeling is  that the public opinion of fish  farms and the aquaculture industry is based principally on ignorance.  For the first time, in as many  years, the community is given  the opportunity to participate in  the establishment of an environmentally compatible in- .  dustry, and the people involved  are harrassed and discouraged  to the point of despair and  disgust.  Specifically, I want to thank  Oddvin Vedo for the excellent  job he has done as Economic  Development Commissioner, to  whom much of the credit must  go for giving many of the young  people something besides welfare to look forward to. It is  unusual, indeed, to find a politician or bureaucrat more interested in doing their job than  protecting it.  In order for people to better  understand how they can con-  tribute and help build an important new industry please mail  me your phone number and I  will contact you immediately.  Michael Albright  Box 2, RR 1, Tyson Rd.  Sechelt, BC  Editor's note: We would suggest for the writer's consideration that at least some of the  public ignorance he refers to has  been occasioned by the ill-  advised witholding of information by Mr. Vedo. See Musings.  Thanks  Editor:  I'd like to express my appreciation to your newspaper  for the coverage of the recent  by-election for school trustee in  the Town of Gibsons.  I wish to assure the electors  that I will strive to maintain the  high level of commitment that  has been demonstrated over the  past 4 years.  It is my belief that through  the concerted efforts of this  community we can make 1986 a  year to remember. All the best  to everyone.  Mrs. J. Edmonds  School Trustee  More letters  on Page IS  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Books ��& Stuff  Sechelt  until noon CzVirday  "A Frlmnttly P��opl�� Plaoo"  ty, so I must have had a good  time".  There must be a demand for  14 year old prostitutes or they  would not be on the street. If  she was taking drugs it was likely to escape. Not to escape the  Social Credit policies, but to  escape society. To escape the  hurt she felt.  It is easy to point the finger  and blame others for our pro-'  blems. "It's not my fault". Until we, as a group, face the reality of the long term effects of  alcohol abuse, sexual abuse,  physical abuse and other social  problems, nothing will change.  Until we each get personally involved in dealing with the problems in our society, nothing  will change, and we only have  ourselves to blame. Are we too  busy "going for the gusto" to,  really care about the less fortunate. ���  Certainly the^government  could and should do more. I am  not excusing the lack of compassion evident in our present  government. However, the problems are our problems, not  their problems. We must provide the solutions and not expect others to.  . 'R.E. Merinie  Editor's note: Mr. Mennie's  point is well taken. I had certainly not intended to imply that  we are not a part of the problem, simply that the government's policies have exacerbated the situation.  I must also apologise for an  error I made in the same column. I referred to the death of a  14 year old girl from AIDS; this  item of news I heard, mistakenly, on the morning news. The  young girl has in fact been  diagnosed as having the AIDS  virus, but fortunately has not  succumbed to the disease.  My argument with the government's priorities stiir stands.  Editor:  Although lately we have  heard little in the news about  the US Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) or Star Wars, this  project is still very much alive.  The Canadian Government has  been ��� asked to reconsider its  earlier decision not to formally  participate in this program.  The effectiveness of the SDI  has been widely disputed by the  US scientific community as well  as by members of the military.  Major General Donald L. Lam-  berson, chief of the 'Directed  Weapons' Program in the US  Department of Defense has  stated that the SDI "might  negate 50 per cent of a large-  scale ICBM (Inter Continental  Ballistic Missile) attack on the  US strategic forces." This  would still allow 'about 2500  megatons to get through the  Star Wars defenses.  The US scientific community  initiated a petition in 1983 to  ban all weapons in space, and  have responded negatively to  the SDI proposal both in discussions with President Reagan as  well as in numerous published  papers.       ;  The list of reasons why the  program should not be instituted is a long one. The ques  tion of whether or not Canada  should be aligned with this program is onewhich all Canadians  should be asking themselves. *  If you would like to become  better informed on the SDI, dn  Canada's role(in ��� SDI, or cjh  Canada's role in Norad, ycfti  should plan to hear Gary MaJ-  chant, vice-president of End th>  Arms Race, who will be shoeing slides, giving a talk, arid  holding a discussion in the  Lunch Room at Elphinstone at  7:30 p.m., January 22.        ' ��  Janice Branson  885-450P  Sunshine GoaJi  Peace Committed  I:--   .-,   ���    *.. ���   ������.,      ..,-  ....  I     An experienced, full-time  GREENS  KEEPER  is required by the,  Pender Harbour  Golf Society  Submit resume by Jan. 26/86  to:   BOX $6,  Madeira Park, BC  V0N2H0  :s  SCHOOL WARS  The Assault on B.C. Education  MR. 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MERCURY  885-3281  M.D.L. 5936  Wharf Road,  Sechelt Coast News, January 20,1986  Trustees experience first hand  Trustee Janice Edmonds and Secretary-treasurer Roy Mills took part in exercises designed to show how it  feels to be disabled at the education meeting held at Gibsons Elementary School last Tuesday. (See story)  f' ���Dianne Evans photo  School trustees had a chance  to experience first-hand some of  the difficulties the disabled child  has from day to day when Special Education teacher, Laurie  Baglot put them through some  specifically designed exercises at  last Tuesday's education meeting at Gibsons Elementary  School.  Teaching the other students  what it is like to be disabled and  to have to cope with tasks like  tying shoelaces or completing a  jig-saw puzzle is one of the aims  of the special education program, and most of the students  at Gibsons Elementary have  taken part in the-same exercises  as the trustees.  To try to experience the  frustrations felt by a child  whose motor co-ordination and  sensory perception is impaired,  the trustees formed teams of  George  in  Gibsons  Good news for Elphinstone Museum  ���by George Cooper, 886-8520  ��The Elphinstone Pioneer  regional museum has just, president Tarn Johnson reports, re-  cjeved a federal grant that will  pjrovide employment for four  njiuseum workers and a manager until August.  ji"We got the application  smarted last fall for this grant,"  said Tarn, "with the guidance  of our curator, Marilyn Ten-  choff, and now we can continue  to make the museum displays  e^en more attractive to the  visitor."  t The manager of this employment program is Guislain Dame  v$ho was the one who supervised the construction of the second storey added to the  building over a year ago.  j The four museum workers  \^ill work at computer programs,  and carpentry; two to build  display cabinets, and two with  trie museum's new computer.  �� "We are going to build eight  djouble display cases," -��� said  TJam, "to hold the Indian artefacts of the Violet Silvey collection, as well as our large col-.  lection of sea" shells/ TheJcom-  pjuter will take care of our  records and accounts."  j, From now until August the,  museum will be open to visitors  from Monday to Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.  �� The federal grant comes from  tie newly established New Job  IJevelopmertt Program and provides for the labour, materials,  t<>oi rental, and the purchase of  aj computer. Some funds are  ajso provided for instruction in  computer and in cabinet making, and David Short has been  appointed instructor for computer and Gary Kent for carpentry.  ("The museum is also going to  set up a display of the tools and  equipment our pioneers used in  their hand-logging," said Tarn,  "and that will be a big one,  about 24 feet long."  PERFECT HAND  FORGLADYS  Gladys Coates, who reports  the doings at Harmony Hall,  realized the other week what  every crib player dreams about  -a 29 hand.  Gladys said, "When the five  of spades was turned up, I just,  threw down my cards and  screamed. In my hand were the  other three fives and the jack of  spades.  "In my 57 years of playing  crib this was my first perfect  hand. Hands of 28 have come  my way often enough but now  here's one to frame for the  family record."  Gladys said that she  remembers her daughter getting  one about 25 years ago,, and  that about four years ago Helen  Thorburn had a perfect score at  the Legion Saturday afternoon  crib tournament.  "A very rare occurrehce,"  said Gladys, "and my grandson, Paul, who was playing crib  with me when the 29 hand  showed up, won't soon forget  his grandmother's reaction to  .if" -': -,..<���'���������' -������������w--':..   ���'���'������'������' - ^'; .'������;������  ' FISH MA^HBSj^'' 1.-v,Z  The successhm'"'ofjfemcientg  .and congenial pj^ii|tors ofl.tlie;! %  Gibsons FisttM^k^^ Marine  Drive continues at present with  partners   Jim   Lincez   and  Graham Hughes.  "I've always had an interest  in the food services," said  Graham, who runs the shop  while Jim is busy as chef in the  Wharf restaurant in Davis Bay,  "and I've worked as sous chef a  couple of years ago at the Jolly  Roger, and here at the Market  for the past year plus."  Last summer Graham applied his construction work experience to making alterations  to the; shop's display counters  and storage facility.  "I'm no stranger to the Sunshine Coast," said Graham, "as  I spent summers as a kid at  Secret Cove, and I worked here  a few summers when I* was in  high school. I like the Coast.  "Our fish supplies? Prawns  we can get locally when there's  an opening, and the rest we purchase at one of the Vancouver  suppliers.of fresh and frozen  fish.". \  While Graham turned to explain to a customer who had  just come in that the scallops  were from Iceland but that last  summer he had some giant ones v  from the warmer waters of  Australia, he said to me afterward, "I really enjoy discussing  sea food and preparing it. Even  have recipes to give out.  "The tempura and cod  cakes? They're from the Ocean  Delight Fish Company in Vancouver. And our oysters are  from Harmony Foods of Granville Bay on Jervis Inlet. Albion  in Vancouver is another of our  suppliers."       .  Graham says he is going to be  working the year round in his  market serving fish and chips as  well as the fresh and frozen products.  "I intend to add to the items  on our gourmet shelf, things  like that souffle in a jar."  Logo received  for handicapped  The Sunshine Association for"  the Handicapped has just received this logo, the gift of John  Weyburg,   graphic   artist,   of  SUNSHINE ASSOCIATION  FOR THE HANDICAPPED  Studio 711 - Visual Enterprises  in Roberts Creek.  The bursting sunshine in the  logo that silhouettes the group  of people looking eagerly  towards it symbolizes the hope  that all those'who are handicapped have-to ifind satisfaction  : arid enjoyment in their daily living. :,V ���������'���:.���.''.'  ^ The   Sunshine   Association  f^^rreserits^ ^ "have  ^hepble purpose of assisting the;  'mafeiicapfied:' *6?f a^sist^hem*  v��'--��serves.;;r;-'~ "-'������'>���-' , .^v-^'-   ���  ;&v';"^The Association's logo can  help make the community  aware that thehandicapped are  fellow citizens," says the retir-  ?'-': ing   association   president,  %  Marlerie Lerhky.  The logo will be presented for  approval to the membership at  the annual general meeting in  .   January.  Trustees sympathetic  about bus schedule  Enjoy the  Phone-In  Trustees were sympathetic to  the problems that students and  staff at Gibsons Elementary  school are experiencing with the  bus schedule, when the question  of changing the length of the  Now you can phone  us from anywhere on  the Coast and we'll  help you place your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIED  BY PHONE!  Call  885-3930  1 TO 4 PM  TUESDAY TO FRIDAY  Cowrie St., Sechelt  ���iiamiiii  From Egmont to Port Mellon, the Sunshine Coast's  most widely read newspaper.  lunch hour to allow more time  after school was raised at last  Tuesday's school board meeting  at the school.  Students begin their school  I day at 9:15 a.m. and the last bell  ��� sounds at 3:15 p.m. giving them  just five minutes to leave the  classroom and board the buses  before their departure.  Principal Mr. W.L. Reid,  proposes to shorten the lunch  hour by 15 minutes, so that  ��� more time will be available after  school for teachers and students  to talk to each other and for  students to get to the buses.  "Children quite often miss  the bus," Reid told the board,  "and with a three o'clock dismissal that will happen less  often."  Trustee Doris Fuller said that  she had always been a bit annoyed that the buses dictate the  instructional day and other trustees expressed concern that  students are presently missing  the bus occasionally. They agreed that the shorter lunch hour  would help alleviate the problem, but they asked that both  students and parents be consulted on the change before it is  implemented.  WANTED  Used Furniture  and What Have You  ACS USED  FUMIITORE  We buy Beer Bottles  886-2612  two, one put on a pair of surgical gloves with cotton batting  at the end of each finger. The  trustee was then required to  complete a simple task, without  using the fingers themselves or  the palms of the hands. The  partner observed reactions and  kept notes.  To share the problems of the  speech-impaired child, each  trustee was asked to place a  jelly-bean in one cheek, one between the teeth and a tennis ball  between the jaw and the shoulder and, so handicapped,.recite  a nursery rhyme.  The reactions of the trustees  were the same as those the  students express - embarrassment, frustration, feelings of  stupidity, humiliation, anger,  determination - these too are the  feelings many disabled children  have themselves, and carry with  them every day.  This program helps the other  students in the school become  more tolerant and ; understanding of their disabled peers'and  they learn how to help in a.bos-  itive way, said Ms Baglot.  They learn that disabled  students do not always want  help, but derive pleasure:from  being able to perform tasks for  themselves. Haying - patience  and expressing sincere! j encouragement are other ways the  mainstream students can,positively support the disabled child,  Ms Baglot's 23: : students,  whose disabilities include visual  impairment, delayed language  development, physical and mental handicaps, behaviour ^disorders and learning disabilities,  take part in the regular! school  day as much as possible* some  attending art or physical education classes with the other students and others taking part in  most classes throughout? the  day. -y::}y-< v:'-).\  To everything there is a season, and in a season:  of sorrow all nature seems to grieve. Yet when friends  and family are with you; light will shine through the; .'���  ' '   '' darkness as the sun through the forest leaves!  Let us lead you to a time of peace.  .You know, us .���'. .we know how to help.  886-9551  ���,'W'  1665 Seaview   !!*4?V. ' D,A. DEVLIN  GibSOnS Director  ������ivj'^ri.-.���;���-���� trtfiai*';  Nt^lt^lSf^  PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO  TOWN OF GI3SQNS  ZONING BYLAW NO. 5W)v 1984  Pursuant to Section 957 of the Municipal Act, a;  PUBLIC HEARING will be held in the Municipal-;  Hall, South Fletcher Road, Gibsons, B.C. on MON*  DAY, JANUARY 27, 1986 at 7:30 p.m. to consider  By-law No. 500-9, (Zoning Amendment By-law Nio.!  500-9,1985). At the Hearing all persons who/deem  their interest in property affected by the proposed .  by-jaw shall be afforded an, opportunity to be 1  heard on matters contained injhe By-law. J  The intent of the bylaw is!to ;amerid the preserit  zoning as described: \. .... .  1 .That certain parcel or parcels of land in the:  Town of Gibsons more particularly known and  legally described as Lot 13, Block 2, DL 686f  Plan   3130,   be   rezoned. from   Muiti-Family  Residential Zone RM.1 to'(Gene^al) Commercial*  Zone 1 -(C.1).       ; :,  2 .This by-law may be cited-.for all purposes as ���  "Zoning Amendment By-law Not 500-9, 1985".  Take notice that the above paragraph is deem-;  ed to.be a synopsis of the by-law and not deemed  to be an interpretation thereof; A copy of the  amending by-law is available for inspection at the  Gibsons Municipal Office, South Fletcher Road,}:  during office hours, namely Monday to Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Thursday and Friday  8:30 a.m. to 5p.m., ,   ,,,-. ,.,-, V, ������.\.J..-.....-''.'.',:-'.\^X  ��� %������' Rob Buchan  MUNICIPAL PLANNER & APPROVING OFFICER !Jilif,,j^l,u��.-��rry��w^iyTJ*JC\J(r*-**"a  PT.-n -v -��~.fv-*7Wffv-.i^^j.r-v?ii*-VjJ*-*ii^-��.';:- -*  Coast News, January 20,1986  ^tWm^M^M^rMM^.  Library addition  ;    by Jeanie Parker; 886-3973  Last Wednesday's meeting of  the community association gave  approval in principle to a proposed addition to the Roberts  Creek Library. More books and  more users have made expansion-necessary and a doubling  of the present space is deemed  desirable.  There are no definite plans  yet as the scope of the addition  to the building will depend upon  the; monies available. The possibility of a grant is being investigated.  In- other business, the community association received a  Ietter~from Chevron Oil declining to assign the Masonic Lodgers lease on the parking lot  across the street td the community   association.   The  Masons will be contacted about  their plans when the lease expires in July.      . .  # It^was evident from the discussion among the few present  ait the meeting. that any encroachment   on   Cliff  Gilker  Park;will stir up controversy.^It  should be emphasized that the  Golf; Qub^pjians  are  vlery  nebi^ous right now and will require a great deal of negotiation  With  MacMUlan BloedeL the  provincial   government^   the  regional board and the public.  I They are NOT trying to appropriate a lafge chunk of the  park and nothing can be done  without a public hearing. It's all  a vejry long process and it may  be quite a while before anything  Happens. But DO be concerned  about Qiff Gilker Park: thepic-  ture of the dilapkated bridge ih1  last week's paper points up the  need for care and maintenance.  In   other/ news   from   the  regional board, there will be a  questionnaire sent out in the  mail early next month asking  for your views on recycling and.  the referendum on dog control  is being prepared. The idea of a  recreational foreshore lease for  Area D was brought up but left  for discussion with the regional  director and his advisory council.       ,  FIREMEN WANTED  r The Roberts Creek Volunteer  Fire Department is looking for a  couple of hew members who  will be around during the day.  Women are welcome. Drop by  the Fire Hall Monday at 7 p.m.  if you're interested or phone  Denis Mulligan at 885-7085 for  more information.  FITNESS INSTRUCTORS  Jacquie Allan-Gye is conducting a Fitness Instructor's  Course in Gibsons next month.  The program is sponsored by  the Vancouver YWCA and will  consist of basic anatomy,  physiology, nutrition, exercise  technique, exercise physiology,  program planning, leadership  skills, CPR, arid practical  teaching sessions.  The course will run all  February/Saturdays from 9:30  to 4:30 and Thursdays from  6:30 to 9:30. The cost is $165  and you must register before  January 28.  Registration is by mail to  Vancouver YWCA, 580 Bur-  rard Street, Vancouver, BC  V6C 2K9 or call to charge at  683-2531. You can phone Jacquie at 885-3827 for more information.  NIGHT COURSES  There are several Continuing  Education courses being offered  at Roberts Creek Elementary .  this term. There's Gardening  arid Organic Vegetables starting  tonight, January 20, Badminton  on Wednesday and Fencing on  Friday. There's a one-night  class called Astrology and You  on Thursday night where you  can have your own. chart drawn  up.  Pre-registration by this Friday, January 24, is required for  most of the courses starting next  week.  Please note that Gymnastics  classes for kids will again be  held Tuesdays, starting January  28. Check your Continuing  Education brochure for more  information or phone 886-8841.  ENCOURAGING NEWS  The gracious letter from the  Roberts Creek Hospital Auxiliary in last week's paper was  most appreciated and very encouraging.  Equally welcome are those  contributions of items: they  make filling a column every  week so much easier.  T  ���  ���ssssrr  Who is Erin?  .: Recently an announcement  was made that the Halfmoon  Hams are planning a benefit  show for the Erin Kelly Van  Fund. Since then the question is  being asked -who is Erin Kelly?  Erin has just had his seventeenth birthday and lives with  his parents Jim and Katherine  Kelly and brother Quinn on  Redrooffs Road in Halfmoon  Bay. He was born with a muscle  weakness which has confined  him to a wheelchair for life.  5 He attended Halfmoon Bay  School, Sechelt Elerhentary,  and at present is a pupil at  Chatelech Secondary School.  He is popular among his school  friends and is a hard working  student.  The main reason that Erin is  not too well known outside his .,  close circle of friends is that he  is a very capable and independent young man who never exploits his situation nor seeks  sympathy. Erin never asks for  anything.  ||The idea of a van took hold  when it was found that there  were some funds left over, from  those raised for a special  wheelchair for Seamus Hen*,  nessey. The Hennesey family requested that the remaining $755  be given to assist a handicapped  young person in the community  who had a special need.  The fund committee comprising Bud Koch, Vern Wishlove  and April MacKenzie-Moore  decided to put the money in a  trust fund to assist Erin Kelly  obtain a small van equipped  with the necessary lift.  It took lots of guts and  courage for Erin to pass his  driving test which he recently  accomplished, but it must be  very difficult when one is seventeen to have to depend on someone lifting you and your  wheelchair in and out of a vehicle. This small van would be the  answer which would give this  lad the independence he so  richly deserves.  This goal will take some time  to achieve and will only be  possible with the help of  everyone who cares, but even if  it takes years it would be  something for Erin to look forward to.  The Halfmoon Hams want to  keep the ball rolling on April 12  when all proceeds from the  show will go to this fund.  The trust; fund account has  already been set up in the Royal  Bank in Sechelt for the Erin  Kelly Van Fund and all donations, small or large will be appreciated to help make a young  fellow's dream a reality.  MORE THAN EVER,  DISABLED  PEOPLE  NEED YOUR  SUPPORT  THE KINSMEN  MOTHERS'  MARCH  JANUARY 25  4  KINSMEN REHABILITATION FOUNDATION  OF B.C.  am  -a a  �� �����    *    /��  ���a/*- 4*  GIANT  CITRUS SALE  iilii kmmiiii  California ��� Family Pack  navel oranges  California or Arizona  grapefruit  Approx.  .. 20 lb. box  6.99  With 3 Complete  Super Saver  Cards  ���  �������������������-���������#������  5 lb. cello bag  2.99  1.79  Florida Extra Large  pink grapefruit  ��� ��� ��� ��� ���  ..32'sea.  California  Sunkist lemons  kg  1.87  Sunkist  minneola  kg  52 ,��,. 69  T*  <-?."���$������.> ia!..^* x*  Boneless  top sirloin steak  Boneless  rib eye steak  kg  Lean  ground beef  *96.37 /*2.89  12.99 5.89  FREEZER REEF SALE  Beef Sides  kg��f ��� ���/M IbM bDS  Beef Hinds  ,4.61,2.09  Beef Fronts  /c9 3.06 ib\ .39  Cut, Wrapped & Frozen To Your Specifications  *>*��� \*uitefrm?  *      -"ev4   -V s -? ->  ,     J?*     ~\     "���>   **%**?-  K * f       *. t        i       el  A.B.C.  laundry ������ ,  ���       ���  .       * With 2 Complete  detergent        ...........4 kg   ���"-as  Paramount     . w,��h 2 compl.,e  pink salmon 2��gm   su,,eriri  Foremost Grade A  _ Wlthl Complete  large eggs srrss  Carnival  With 1 Complete  orange juice mm\   Supors  >Te"y Ly" WHMComp.e.e  crumpets ...��-,  m"sz  5.99  Without  Super Saver  Card  Without  Super Saver  Card  Without  Super Saver  Card  7.98  1.39  1.39  ���  Without  Super Saver  Card  Without  Super Saver  Card Coast News, January 20,1986  WiiU^SM^MiiMB^m  avis  Davis Bay wharf is picturesque at any time of year, even when a few seagulls and a duck or two are the  only creatures stirring on the smooth grey sea. ���Dianne Evans photo  Sechelt  Scenario  by Jean Robinson, 885-2954  The General meeting of the  Davis Bay/Wilson Creek Community Association drew 16 interested people out on a fairly  stormy night. We had quite a  discussion ori what we would  like to see happen to Davis Bay  beach.  At the suggestion of Joan  Gallup, who was representing  Jack Marsden, a Beach Committee was formed. This committee will accept all written  ideas (dreams) at the next  general meeting on February 10.  It seems also the "Local  Pub" issue may be up for  discussion at the January 23  Sunshine Coast Regional District meeting. All you people  out there that are interested  whether "for or against" had  better be out and let our representative know how you feel.  Sorry   to   hear   you   have  Future of Sechelt Arena pondered  by Peggy Connor, 885-9347  ARENA MEETING  J; A meeting to all those interested in the fate of the Sunshine Coast Arena are asked to  attend a meeting at the arena on  fuesday, January 21 at 7:30  ���sun.  ... The arena has been a boon to  flhe youth of the area and its use  should be expanded not cut  down or out. Lend your support by attending the meeting,  Solutions can be found.  ||RS. ROBINA NIXON  v Mrs. Dorothy Parsons'  mother, Mrs. Robina Nixon,  passed away in St. Mary's Hospital on Thursday, January 16.  Itrlrs. Nixon has been in the Extended Care Unit for some time  $hd was a truly delightful lady.  �� Besides Dorothy she leaves  daughter Janet Dixon, sons Ar-  <^hie in Victoria and Robert Nixon in Ottawa.  �� She was born in Shoal Lake,  Manitoba where she lived and  raised her children, and where  s)ie will join her husband in a  femily plot.  SHORNCLIFFE AUXILIARY  Shorncliffe   Auxiliary   will  rneet   at   the   Bethel   Baptist  Church on Tuesday, January 21  at 1:30 p.m.'  WINTER EDUCATION  The Continuing Education  Brochure put out by School  District 46 has been put in the  mailboxes. If you did not get  one contact the office in Gibsons, phone 886-8841.  There are a few courses that  are one night only that could be  of interest to a lot of people  such as: Family Law, RRSP's,  Financial Planning For Women  and Concert Band.  EXPLORERS' CLUB  Now up to 69 members, the  West Coast Explorers' Club is  off and" running; this past  weekend members were off to  take in the weekend in Victoria,  staying at the Empress Hotel.  The brochures will go out to  members soon telling of what is  proposed for February. Cost to  join is $3 per person and $5 per  couple. The address is Box  2480, Sechelt, BC VON 3A0, or  phone 885-7407.  This is a small group travel  opportunity so if you are a loner  but want to get around to events!  riri-rr^Vaiic^ve^  group or make up your own  party.  Halfmoon Bay Happenings  i* --.-  Welcome Beach welcome  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  PUB NIGHT AT THE HALL  * Members and friends of the  Welcome Beach Community  Association are cordially invited  0 join in a fun evening this Fri-  (Jay night at 8 p.m. There will be  rjnusic and if you want to have a  game of shuffleboard you can  ^o that too. Admision is $1.50  and a light supper will be provided. So get together with a  group of friends and come  ilong.  BOTTLE DRIVE  ,' Don't forget to put out your  empty bottles or cans for the  Beavers and Brownies collection  this coming Saturday. The kids  tyill really appreciate your cooperation.  1 MADE AN'OOPS'  i In my last- Halfmoon Bay  Hospital   Auxiliary   report   I  made a blunder by saying that  the; hospital loan cupboard  responsibility had been taken  over by our auxiliary. Not so.  This department is still under  the auspices of St. Mary's  Hospital Auxiliary and is now  under the chairmanship of one  of our members, past president  Bertie Hull. Humble apologies  ladies.  A NEW ALTERNATE  As of December Andrew  Steele has asked to be relieved  of his position as alternate to  Area B Sunshine Coast Regional District representative  Peggy Connor. He will however  remain as one of the representatives on the Area B Restructuring Committee. Peggy has appointed Carol Kozij as her new  alternate and our thanks go out  to Carol for taking on this post.  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT  Call For Proposals  REFUSE COLLECTION  The Sunshine Coast Regional District invites interested persons to submit proposals for the provision of refuse collection  services within the electoral areas on the following basis.  (A) REGULAR REFUSE  1. Regular refuse pick up once a week  2. Regular refuse pick up 3 weeks out of 4  3. Regular refuse pick up 2 weeks out of 4  4. Regular refuse pick up as in "1" above plus recyclable  materials picked up once a month.  (B) RECYCLABLE MATERIALS  1. Picked up once a month  .2. Picked up twice a month and/or every two weeks  (C) Operators shall provide adequately equipped vehicles of  sufficient size and capacity to facilitate the requirements of  "A" above.  Copies of detailed specifications with respect to refuse collection are available at the Sunshine Coast Regional District  office and will form the basis of a five year contractural agreement between the Regional District and the Operator.  Operators may combine regular and recyclable pick up requirements when making their proposals.  . Proposals should be submitted to the Secretary-Treasurer,  Sunshine Coast Regional District, Box 800, Sechelt, BC VON  3A0 BY FEBRUARY 3,1986.  BUSINESS AND  PROFESSIONAL WOMEN  The Sunshine Coast Business  and Professional Women meet  on Tuesday, January 21, at the  Sechelt Village Restaurant.  WHERE YOU ARE  Several enquiries recently  prompt this information. If you  live in the Halfmoon Bay or  West Sechelt area, that is from  Wood Bay to the Sechelt Boundary you are in the Sunshine  Coast Regional District Area B,  your director is Peggy Connor  and   her   alternate  is   Carole  Kozij.  If you live on the south side  of Sechelt, Tuwanek to the Girl  Guide Camp including Davis  Bay and Selma Park, you are in  Area C and your director is  Jack Marsden and his alternate  is Joan Gallup.  If you are in the Sechelt area  your mayor is Joyce Kolibas,  aldermen are Anne Pressley,  Anne Langdon, Graham Craig  and Bill Forman.  Sechelt Seniors  by Robert Foxall  Branch 69 got the new year  off to a very good start on  Thursday with a well attended  monthly meeting. It was very  pleasing when the prevailing  weather was taken into account.  I think everyone was happy that  we were starting a new. year and  meeting .with;friends ;we, had  missed during .the;-festive  season. ,     -    r-  I was reminded of a saying  we had when I was} a :boy,  "Make new friends but keep the  old, these are the silver/ those  the gold." It was godd to see the  old friends again.  After an exchange of greetings we were soon back to business again. We learned that our  building committee representatives will be in Victoria about  the time you are reading this account to make a pitch to the government in giving us some  guidance and assistance in getting our new hall started. Lhope  for a favourable report next  week.  A meeting has been arranged  for the beginning of the week  between our Committee Chairman Len Herder and representatives of the government to  discuss our efforts. Let's hope  for a favourable response. Our  membership at the beginning of  the year was 773. That makes  seniors practically an industry  because we represent a lot of  spending power.  We were handed lottery tickets for the provincial convention  .with the draw to be held May  2l4;.: Here's another chance to  help the seniors help themselves.  Sallyr Peace; sent a message  'that there would, be a dance  February 15 with tickets at $3  and there will be more dances to  be announced closer to the date  of the dance. We aim to keep  you hoppihg; ���(  The executive will meet on  the first Tuesday of February.  April 12 at 8 p.m. will see a  variety show by the Halfmoon  Bay Hams with the objective of  raising funds for a wheelchair.  Be there, it will be a good show.  I must offer my abject  apologies to; the three most  valuable members. In my last  story I omitted mentioning that  Life Memberships had been  awarded to Elsie Elchison and  Nikki Weber in recognition of  their valuable contributions to  the welfare of the branch.  If you want to make reservations for the hall for 1986 please  phone Nikki at 885-3504.  Let's hope the sun is shining  again the next time I write.  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT  Call For Proposals  ANIMAL CONTROL  The Sunshine Coast Regional District invites interested persons to submit proposals for the provision of animal control  services within the electoral areas on the following basis:  1 . Operators are to provide random patrols within areas  specified for the purpose of collecting dogs running at  large. Proposals should indicate a cost per kilometer to a  predetermined maximum per month. The operator would  submit a log of patrols made with a monthly billing.  2 . Operators are to provide a call-out service within specified  areas to collect dogs running at large and stray cats. Proposals should indicate cost per call-out. Call-outs would be  billed monthly, with a maximum call-out per- annum  established each year.  3 . To facilitate items 1 and 2 above the operator shall provide  an adequately equipped vehicle of sufficient size and  capacity for the pick up of large and small dogs; said vehicle shall be equipped with a communication system.  4 , Operators are to provide housing and feeding of animals  impounded and proposals should include a schedule of  boarding charges. Boarding fees will be billed monthly: Provision of suitable accommodation to house animals in  sanitary covered, enclosed pens or cages constructed and  maintained in such a manner as to not create a nuisance,  will be the responsibility of the operator.  5. Operators are to provide veterinary services for the  maintenance and destruction of animals. Proposals should  include a cost for the euthanasia of unwanted animals.  Copies of a draft agreement between the operator and the  Sunshine Coast Regional District will be available at the Sunshine Coast Regional District office.  Proposals should be submitted to the Secretary-Treasurer,  Sunshine Coast Regional District, Box 800, Sechelt, BC VON  3A0 by FEBRUARY 3,1986.  00ks ahea  broken your leg, Jack Marsden.  Do hope your recovery is swift  and painless;       * V  FOOD BANK v  Hope you all have ,turfed out  the paper bags; plastic bags and  small glass and plastic containers required by the Food  Bank. Just put it in the Drop  Box, Trail Bay Mall, along With  your donation of food .or  money.  SPORTS DAY  The Davis Bay Elementary  School is having an indoor  Sports Day, January 31, commencing at 1:15 pjn. ^All  parents are welcomed ��� V  READING DAY \  ^February. 14, the school kids  are having a "Reading Day" as  they did last year. Then at 2:45\  p.m. on that same day, the \  children . are releasing helium  filled balloons containing their,  niesages of peace, love or  whatever, for the world. This is  exciting for them to do and for  anyone to watch.     '  Parents, mark February 21  on your calendar as a non-  ; instructional day;'"You will have  junior at home that day.      ^  FITNESS COURSE      v    j  Jacquie Allan-Gye sent; along  brochures about, the ;yWCA  sponsored Fitness Instructors  Course, beginning February I at  Gibsons United Chiirchi This! is  a 40 hour course designe||o  provide men and women Ytoith  the practical knowledge to iawi-  duct comprehensive' fitness  classes. There is a charged I^vill  leave some brochures at ^the  hall. For further iriforrnation  phone Jacquie at 885-3827.  SIGNALS  It has been drawn to my attention by a newcomer to the  area that very few people signal  turns while driving. Play a game  with yourself and count the lack  'i of signals next time you are out.  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  .��� i   .���;'   ' ' ��� '  Sunday Worship Services  GIBSONS  Glassford Road i 11:15 a.m.*  Sunday School -   9:3d a.m.  ~ '   ���    :'\.     'r\ ������   ���;���;/'���  ST. JOHN'S;.  Davis Bay -9:30 a.m.  Rev. Alex G. Reid  Church Telephone,   ,886-2333  "  ���; "   *��^fr J& -^fr     *      v "'       '  ANGLICAN CATHOLIC  . CHURCH OF CAN ADA  ST. COLUMBA OF iONA PARISH  HALFMOON BAY- ��� >'>  Church of His Presence:5 '  1st Sunday - 10 a.m. - Morning Prayer  , 11a.m.-Holy Communion .-..'.  3rd Sunday -10 a^m. - Morning Prayer  5th Sunday - 3:30 p.m.,���-, .,, ,.-���.,;.  ��� .���' Holy Communion y  DAVIS BAY - St. John's Church:  1st Sunday - 3 p.m.'-      --j. \ ,  Holy Communion  3rd Sunday - 3 p.m. - Evening Prayer  The Rev. E.S. Gale - 885r7481 or  1-525-6760   .-..'���.;  Traditional Anglican  Services & Teaching   ��� &J&  rlirOf  NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP ,  CHARISMATIC REVIVAL!CHURCH      ,  ��H  .?i- ���n--'^->5836.Wnarf Ave'j-S&heft- !  '*l)'f VonA.  Homeof: New Life Aicademy KDG' to Gr. 12 (Slow Enrolling)! ���  ������^1!^  Service times: Sun. 10:30 a.m., Mid-week, Wed; 7:3Q;p.rru ! '  Men's prayer & study, Fri.* 7:30 p.m.; Women's prayer, Thur.lOia.m.  Pastor Ivan Fox. Ph. 885-4775 or 886-7862. *  ���4ft*t4l-  SEVENTH-DAY  ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School      Sat. 9:30 a.m..  HourofWorship Sat. 11:00a.m.  Browning Road & Hwy 101  Everyone Welcome  For information phone .  885-9714 or 885-2727 '��� ���  Sfr&A/k��� 1   GIBSONS  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  New Church building on  School Road - opp. RCMP  Senior Pastor ted Boodle  George Marshall  Visitation Minister  Sunday School '  9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship       11:00 a.m.  Evening Fellowship       7:00 p.m.,  Home Bible Study  Phone     ���  886-9482 or 886-7107  Affiliated with the  -    Pentecostal Assemblies  of Canada  ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S  & ST. AIDAN'S  ANGLICAN CHURCHES  Parish Family Eucharist  Combined service at  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons 10 a.m.  Church School 10 a.m.  Rev. J.E. Robinson, 886-8436    ,ttj��j��   CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  North of Hwy. 101 "pri Park Rd.  Gibsons  Sunday School -.    9:30 a.m.  Morning Worship ., 11:00 a.m. ���  Evening Fellowship        \   7:00p.m.  Weekly Home Fellowship Groups  Rev. Dale D. Peterson  886-2611   ������'���;  t*&4k-  -9fr & SCk-  SUNSHINE COAST  GOSPEL CHURCH  Corner of Davis Bay Road  & Laurel Road  Inter-Denominational    '"���  Family Worship  Sunday - 11 a.m.  Sunday School  ! For All Ages'-  V-     Sunday-9:45 a.m.  "We Extend A Welcome And  An Invitation to Come And '.  ' Worship The Lord With Us"  Pastor Arie de Vos  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE  SOCIETY  ^SERVICES  Sunday Service &  ���Sunday School      ~   11:45 a.m.  Wednesday 7:30 p.m.  ���   in United Church Building  Davis Bay  ���-   885-2506 or 886-7882  -Al Al Al-  PENDER HARBOUR  PENTECOSTAL  VCHURCH  Lagoon Road, Madeira Park  ��� Pastor Ti m Shapcotte  883-235(4 or 883-2870  Sunday School' 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship       11:00 a.m.  f\rayer &*��Bible Study  Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.  -Al Al'Al-  ��� ::���:������ v.��� -'.--v  GRACE REFORMED  COMMUNITY  '''.-# i'V'.CHURCH  \Sunday  Sechelt Elementary School  Sunday School l9:45a.m.  Studies in Genesis l\l:00a.m.  Home Meetings'1. -   \  Studies i'n Matthew '���:���;.'    7530 p.m.  y>:     Wednesday/ \'  Honie Bible Study :]���"}-    7:30 p.m.  I. Cameron Fraser,' Paster  885-7488  -����4U  THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST  OF LATTER DAY SAINTS  Davis Bay Rd. - Wilson Creek - Davis Bay Community Hall"  Sacrament Service 9:00 a.m. Sunday School 9:55 am  Branch President Reg. H. Robinson 886-2382   ��� ��� .*^> X ,%b -    ;�����> ������������.:      ��� Coast News, January 20,1986  JEM^g^||\I^|\f^j  ect of  use  Motorists had to proceed with/caution at Sechelt's main intersecton last week when heavy rains resulted  in a vast puddle which stretched from one side of the road to the other and did not appear to be draining  away. / ���Dianne Evans photo  Pender  People   n    Places  by Ann Cook, 883-9167  The subject of child abuse is  painfully close to us on the Sunshine Coast; As well as the  highly publicized cases, there  are many more situations which  go undetected for years, causing  untold harm to children and  teenagers.  We- know that those who  abuse children have been abused themselves. The cycle must  be broken if we are to have a  healthy society. As upsetting as  it may be, the issue must be faced rationally and with concern  ���for every child in our communities.  I was fortunate to attend a  workshop by. Constable Alison.  Irons of the North Vancouver  RCMP. Her focus was on what  to do if you are the person to  whom a disclosure of some  form of abuse is made. She  stressed that each of us is required by law to report even a  strong suspicion to the RCMP  or Human Resources.  You can learn more on February 14, when the Red Balloon  Playgroup sponsors a special  film presentation, 7 p.m. at the  Legion Hall. Parents, grandparents, those who have any  contact with children are urged  to attend. I'll be'reminding you  as the date draws nearer.  CPR COURSE  Cardio-Pulmonary Resusita-  tion for drowning, heart victims  etc. To be offered Saturday,  January 25, Egmont School  Eight students maximum, $1$.  Teacher will be John Hedderi-  son. Anyone interested call  883-2434 or leave name at Egmont post office or school. ..;���{  NEW  WINTER  HOURS  Tues., Thurs, Sat  10-5  Fri. 10-6  Closed Mon  (Due to already-^hl^   . /^7 .,;,-.-��, ,  extremely low prices, Lopi, Saga, Aarlan Rustic will .npt^;be on sale)  Tapio a great loss  by Joan Wilson, 883-9606  /���  '   Render Harbour has lost one  bf its best friends with the sudden death of Anc^y Tapio last  ^Monday. Aridy had beert fighting bravely with teincer for the  past' yeari' smiling despite his  pain and always looking to the  future. A heart attack took him  "from us, but he will remain in  ;��� the heart of our community.  t   Andy was a miner, a fisher-  Jman, a musician and a water-  ��� front first aid man diring his active life.   !  The Tapios bought their property on Malcolm Road in  : 1969, and spent summers there  until retirement in 1978. Andy  and Evelyn were involved with  ithe Community Club, and  ; helped with the many improve-  ;ments.  I   His friend and fellbw com-���'  imunity activist Jack j Heidema i  fcalled Andy "the idea man".  (Jack and Andy worked together  tto build the Info Centre, a much  appreciated service for residents  rand tourists alike.  |   Andy's latest project was the  Pender Harbour Golf Course,  which   he  supported  stongly.  Andy was also a member of the  ;Masonic   Order   (Harbour  Lodge).  k   Andy and Evelyn have two  ^daughters, Pat, who is married  Nvith two sons, and Marie, a /  iteacher-librarian who has been/  jwith them during the past year./  ��� There will be no service; An/  Ijiy's ashes will be given to the  sea he loved by his family.  Evelyn asks that those wishing  to make a memorial for Ajidy  do so through the Pender Harbour Golf Society for / the  clubhouse. Andy won't play on  the course he helped to build,  - but perhaps his friends will  think of him as they enjoy the  beauty of the fairways.  We will miss Andy in so  many ways. His positive, cooperative attitude and his willingness to work hard should be  an example to everyone in Pender Harbour.  LEGION NEWS  Those who are or have been  in the Canadian Armed Services  Reserve and who would like to  join the Pender Harbour and  District Royal Canadian Legion j Branch 112, should contact Phil Brbdeur, Service Officer, or Jim Murphy, Membership Chairman, at the  Legion, 883-9632.  NEW ARRIVAL  The Malcolm clan welcome  their newest member, Richard  Seymour, son of David and  Jolanda Malcolm. Richard took  his time, and arrived on Monday, ^January 13. He joins his  big brother Arthur.  HOSPITAL AUXILIARY  The Pender Harbour Branch  of the Auxiliary to St. Mary's  Hospital held their first meeting  of 1986 on Janaury 8. New officers were installed by Evelyn  Olson. Next meeting is Feb-  / ruary 12 at Lord Jim's for the  / annual meeting and lunch which  was snowed out in November.  Please come and bring a friend.  Call Elspeth Logan at 883-2489  for more information.  OOPS!  In my eagerness to mention  the collection of eyeglasses, I  didn't check on my details. Lion  Dick Hunsche is in charge of  this project, and has a collection  box at the Chevron station.  WINTER BLAHS  My first column a year ago  Cancer facts  for women  Dr. Bev Pace is presenting an  information seminar, including  al short film, on Wednesday,  January 22 at Elphinstone  Secondary School   from 7 to  9:30 p.m. This session is FREE,  but pre-registration is necessary  BEFORE Tuesday, January 21.  Call Continuing Education at  886-8841.  suggested a few ways to beat the  January blahs. The brochure  from Continuing Education  should be in your hands by  now. Check through for several  courses and programmes available here in the Harbour. You  could learn to play the ukulele,  find out how to get a head start  on your garden, or get good information on retirement plann-*  ing.  The retirement planning,  seminar is coming up on January 27, so please pre-register  with Continuing Education at  885-7871 (local 27). It's free,  and could save you a bundle.  Another on-going programme is English as a Second  Language. Do you know someone who would like to improve  their speaking, reading and  writing skills? Jean Lubin can  tell you more, 885-5760. Tutors  are also needed, and training is  .provided;^ ^Sz^v:z:.���t -::���-.:  COLD TURKEY DAY   *  Here it is,  smokers!  Your  chance to butt out with other  Canadians who are trying to do  their bodies good. January 22 is  the day.  Patti Malcolm and Lynne  Munroe of the local unit of the  Cancer Society will have a  display in the IGA if you need  information or incentives.  CHILD ABUSE FILM  ^ The Red Balloon Playgroup  is sponsoring a special film on  child abuse, Feeling Yes, Feeling No. Parents can pre-view  the film on Friday, February 14  at 7 p.m. at the Legion. Saturday morning showing will be  9:30 a.m. for the 3 year olds,  and 10:45 for those a little  older.     '  Please take advantage of this  opportunity to help your child.  Pam Hedderson can give you  more details, 883-9308.  DON'T FORGET  i>; Swap Meet; February 1 at the  'Gdrnrriuiiity-Hall; Clinic^AtrX-  lliary meeting Monday, January  27, 7:30 at the Clinic  ShomcHffe Auxiliary Mooting 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, January.21, 1986 in the  Friendship Room, Bethel Baptist Church, Sechelt. Dues are $3 per year and may  be paid at the meeting, or at the Upstairs & Downstairs Shoppe in the mall.  Sunshine Coast Cancer Society's monthly meeting will be held in the board room  of the Regional Board Offices on January 20 at 1:30 pm. All Welcome.  Cold Turkey Day, Wednesday, January 22,1986! Sunshine Coast Cancer Society.  Pender Harbour Auxiliary to St. Mary's Hospital Annual meeting and lunch at Lord  Jim's on February 12 at 11 a.m. Come and bring a friend. Phone 883-2489 for information. V , '  Gibsons Public Library annual general meeting, January 27, 7:30 p.m. in the  Library.             ;  Single? Join Cameo Singles Club for dancing, pot luck dinners, etc. Phone  886-2550 or 886-7605.  Toastmasters International will help you sharpen your communications skills. This  social education club.meets Wed. 6:30 p.m., Marine Room, Gibsons. Ail  welcome. Info, call 885-2060. ..; .  Suncoast Fighter Stroke Group. Stroke victims, join our group for therapy  /etc. Meetings ;every Friday,:l0:a.'ml St. Hilda's Anglican Church Hall. For  ..detaHaflhone^SS,-;??^^:^^. ������vS-....       .���������.. 8.  Coast News, January 20,1986  GUNNAR WIGARD  St. John's United Church in  Davis Bay was filled to capacity  as friends came to pay laist  respects to Gunnar Wigard.  Gunnar was born in Finland  where his father was a cabinet  maker. He had an apt pupil in  Gunnar and it was a craft that  served him well.  Young men in Finland had to  take military training and this is  where Gunnar found an interest  that lasted all his life; he became  a crack shot with a rifle. He left  his homeland when he was 21  years old, coming to the West  Coast of B.C. at the beginning  of the depression years.  Jordan River is where he logged first as a faller, later joining  up with Charlie McDermod to  log in the Sechelt Inlet.  He met his wife Marilyn in  Vancouver and married in the  late '30's. He served with the  Canadian Militia.  Wigard's shoe store was the  first in Sechelt. Gunnar built the  Wigard block to house the  business then moved from  Selma Park to live in the apartment above. He then built  another 'fine home in Selma.  Park and moved back there.  Gunnar was a charter member of the Sechelt Peninsula  Rod and Gun Club and his prowess at shooting rifle, shot gun  and hand guns earned him  many awards. He passed his expertise on by teaching others  through the Rod arid Gun pro-  grani. w.\-  There was an honour guard  from the Rod and Gun Club  consisting of Bill and Bea  Rankin, Dan Currie, Bud  Fearnley, George Flay, Bob  Janis, Howard Carter, Mary  Bannerman, Martie and Len  Clark, Archie and Sis Scott,  Leone Leech, Bob Keeley,  Doug William and Jan Pare,  plus the Sechelt Legion Branch  140 honour guard of Sam  McKenzie, Ivan Smith, Frank  Bonin and Don Motzer.  The Eastern Star provided  light refreshments.  There are many reminders of  Gunnar left including son  Spencer and Bonnie, with their  offspring Kim, Chris, Bradley  and Tara of Davis Bay; Lome  and Phyllis Wigard from Port  Hardy with sons Gunnar and  David; Roy and Helen Wigard  of Sechelt with family of two,  Debbie and Kenny; daughter  Susanne Materi, and son-in-law  Ken and children Michael and  Melissa and Ken's two from  Kelowna, Eric and Diana, making 12 grandchildren.  Then there is a niece in Vancouver and a nephew in Finland.  Minister Stan Pinkerton presented a fine memorial service;  Gunnar was a good citizen, a  splendid father, a help in the  community and has left a family  group that is an asset to the,  community.  time,  sp  ���A*  ���*��� ?.*:.  The;'large'humbers of land  referrals coming before the  regional board from the Ministry of Lands, Parks and Housing (LPH) is causing some concern to the directors who are  asked to make comments on  these -referrals which frequency  refer to areas in hard to get at  corners of the regional district.  ���':;���������'��� At last Thursday's regional  board meeting Area A Director  Gordon Wilson raised this con-,  cern when several referrals dealing with foreshore on Agamemnon Channel and Narrows Inlet  came before the board. Lands,  Parks and Housing asks for  regional district comments  within thirty, days, although an  extension of time may be requested.  "We don't have enough information,"    Wilson   said.  "What correspondence, if any  is there from the Ministry of  Environment, or Fisheries and  Oceans?  ��� 'With the information we get  (from LPH) it is almost impossible to do adequate site investigation within the limited  time we get," he continued.'  Planner Jim Johnstone  agreed that thirty days is a short  amount of time to do a thorough job although he pointed  out that LPH will give additional time if it is requested.  "We are asked to comment  ! within our expertise," he added.  Wilson asked the other directors what could be done to  ;change  things  with   LPH  to  rmake the process more effec-  ; tive.  "-5����*=S  "What caitfwe do?" he said,  "LPH doesn't live here and  they don't have to put up with  the environmental damage that  may happen.  "Are any inspections done by  environment or fisheries? Have  we attempted to get written  reports?" Wilson continued.  "What's happening is too fast  for the planning committee to  consider potential conflicts, not  only environmental but with  tourism and fishing and there is  no water zoning to protect us."  Wilson said that the board  should not have a knee jerk  reaction and say 'No more' but  should ask for more time and  more and better information  from LPH so that comments  can be made by the board and  by local Area Planning Commissions that will more accurately reflect the realities of the  situations.  Area E Director Jim Gurney  agreed.  "Everyone should have done  their homework and it should  come to us last," he said, meaning that reports from the ministry of environment, and other  agencies involved including  fisheries and oceans should be  included in the package which  comes from LPH.  "We do have a responsibility  to our electorate to protect them  as best we can," he added.  A letter to that effect is to be  sent to LPH and in the near future a trip will be undertaken by  interested directors to view  many of the areas under consideration at the present time.  .���<��..  ���<*>  Guest preacher  for United Church  The United Churches at  Davis Bay and Gibsons will be  welcoming another Guest  Minister on January 26 when  Reverend J.D. (Jock) Murdoch  of White Rock will be preaching  in both congregations. -  ; For almost a decade this well-  loved clergyman was the minister of Brighouse United Church  in Richmond, B.C. Prior to that  he served in the Queen Charlottes and Prince Rupert, and in  the years since his retirement  Jock Murdoch has been a well  received preacher and interim  pastor wherever a need for assistance arose.  This is the Murdochs' first  visit to the Sunshine Coast and  they will be overnight guests in  Davis Bay with Betty and Ernie  Wood, friends of long standing.  Reverend Alex Reid, West  Howe Sound's United Church  Pastor, has been persuaded by  his doctors to continue off duty  until the end of January to ensure full recovery from hospitalization during Christmas  week.  Reverend Reid is looking forward to being with both congregations on February 2 for  Communion Sunday and he  wishes to extend many thanks  for all the expressions of concern which he has received in recent weeks.  Ken's  ^; *��� ;these advertised items; A  Open    9 a.m. till 6 p.m.   Fridays till 7 p.  Washington  GRANNY  APPLES  |j-.^'*r--  ; Mm  (kg 1.50) lb  Sunkist Navel - All Sizes  ORANGES  (kg. 84} lb  .38  RED POTATOES  Imported  CHERRY  TOMATOES  (kg .36)  (kg 1.28) lb ..wO  GREEN PEPPERS     .58  lb  (kg 1.28)  Royal Gty Sliced or Halves  ������v r-Tiz-. 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We reserve the right to limit quantities".  OF  Prices effective  Jan. 14-19  We accept  Sundays & Holidays  10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Mastercard  Bari Brand  Mozzarella  cheese.... ..4549m  Nalley's Assorted Varieties .   ^.' ���  Ch j P d JP 225 gm ��� 89  2.59  .89  Cool Whip  Fresh Cut-Up Thrifty Pack  FRYING CHICKEN (kg 1.96)w.  (2 Breast Quarters, 2 Leg Quarters) 2 Wings, 2 Back Pieces & 2 Necks in each pack)  ���������-Fresh Frying Chicken Segments-   BREASTS... .........(kg 5.04) lb. &m��m}��  THIGHS   ... ... (kg4.38) lb. I ��� 99  DRUMSTIC^^  Wings oriivERS^^^   ^  Green Giant  1 litre  1.65  Fresh  VEAL  Bulk  (kg 13.09) lb.  .250 gm  1.05  (kg 6:59) lb.  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England  Assorted patterns and shapes  Regular price $2.99  ������������);-���'    ,V-  ���  SPECIAL  PURCHASE  PRICE  Wash oranges then pressure cook with 6 cups water at 15 lbs.  pressure for twenty minutes. Remove from heat and cool.  When quite cool halve the oranges and scoop out all the pulp over a  bowl so that you don't lose any juice. Return pulp and juice from bowl  to pressure cooker and cook at 15 lbs. pressure for a further five  minutes. Remove from heat.  Slice the peel very thinly.  When the pulp is cool enough to handle, strain it thoroughly pressing  out all juice. A jelly bag is good for this. Combine with the lemon juice,  peel and sugar. Bring to the boil slowly until all the sugar has dissolved  then boil rapidly for three to five minutes until you reach setting point  -200��F.  Remove from heat and stir in 1 teaspoon of butter.  Pour into sterilized jars and seal.  Thanks, Isobel! Saved me again!  NEST LEWIS  BAG  4199  The  PoP  Shoppe  By Rubbermaid  Carry-all for work, crafts, sewing  supplies or general keep-it  altogether uses. ������  Regular price $6.19  SPECIAL     ;  PURCHASE  PRICE  Ken's Lucky Dollar's Pop Shoppe Is located between  the dairy case & the produce department.  BY THE CASE  12-850 ml  any flavour  $749  ��� M   , + Deposit  24-300 ml  any flavour  in providing Variety; Quality, & Friendly  Service  The New  Crgeisin  OUR SEED RACK IS LOADED!  Everyone knows,  The Early Bird gets the  Pick of the Crop.  So, come in now,  while the  selection is  at its best.  HBP Boohs fore  88B-77dd ��9��t Co,n8r 0I s?h00> 4  www   1 1 t>t  immi Gower Point Roaas  EVERY BODY'S  FITNESS BOOK  A simple, safe and sane  approach to personal fitness  $8.95  "kTA v  We sell...  Crane, Kohler,  American Standard  & Queen Kil  Plumbing Fixtures  ,     SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST  Seaside Plumbing Ltd.  886-7017  *1000 PRIZE  DRAWN EACH SAT. at 5:30 p.m  starting in the new year  Drycleaning Service  Fur, Leather, Shirts  DRAPERIES  .    TAKE DOWN & REHANG SERVICE  886-2415  stra Tailoring & Design  next to Ken's Lucky Dollar  DISHFUL-  9 C % OFF  Placemats & Napkins  886-3812  Inllp.wer Gibsons.  iiiiHiwimii  mib JW.TOWWjWip^y'^WIfWl'IIIWiTffW  10.  Coast News, January 20,1986  Not all fir! takes years to learn how to produce. Some of the most  pleasing comes from the minds and hands of the earliest beginners.  This delightful piece by Janis Walters can be seen in the hallway of  Roberts Creek Elementary School. ���Brad Benson photo  invited on TV  ��� The Sunshine Coast Peace  ] Committee has accepted an in-  tvitation from Maryanne West  ! of Channel 10 television to ap-  I pear regularly throughout the  ;;year. The request was made to  [highlight the United Nations'  'resolution that 1986 be declared  ���the International Year of Peace.  ; In other business conducted  at the peace committee's regular  I January meeting, the group  ! voted to join the Canadian  iPeace Alliance.  i   The committee took the posi-r,  (tioh^hat^he^^^  !?  GIBSONS  LEGION  Branch #109  GENERAL MEETING  3rd Tuesday every  month -8 p.m.  "Goings On" -  Bingo, Darts, Cards,  Music, Pool, Lunches, Etc.  Fri. & Sat. night  LARRY BRANSEN  in the Lounge  with the U.S., which allows for  the testing of underwater weapons and which expires this April  should not be renewed; that if it  is renewed it should be cancelled  - so that Nanoose Bay and Jer-  vis Inlet can be turned oyer to  peaceful uses. ..t,/,,,.'.-^.^..^,.,-. ,  ,Members, were ad^  this year's Vancouver Peace  Walk would take place at the  conclusion of a three day international symposium on peace to  be held at the OrpheumvThe-  veatre.headers, from ,peac��;inpve-  ;: ; wU ;b�� attOT puii-  pose of drafting the Vancouver  _/ Peace] Proposals. Tru> year's  walk will difierfrpm^  walks -in that it yvill ojifeinate  from different starting? jjoints  ": and cometogetheratjB^;place  Stadium. J.;i:{l.,,!:^^^:;'::'.1 /,':i���".  At the request of school  board member DorisFuller, the  committee voteH; to? submit a  supporting statement to the  board on its position regarding  the use of war toys. The school  board is in the process of drafting a resolution against the use  of war toys.  Members were reminded that  this year there is a $2 membership fee. The fee for receiving  the newsletter is an additional  $6. Fees can be mailed to Box  2366, Sechelt, BC VON 3AO.  v���>s<<^  FORESTR  CONFERENCE  , s;, "\;*r* ^-C '<'''*'��'  , *i'-'  Community Development Offlc��, SCEDS,  College is presentlnfl  ���"���/* ,*v,  ���>'    4'  OF (ECONOMIC DEVELO?iyiIjNt,>  MtMUMMIiMUllUw!wtUiWUUMMMMUUMtt>  Thursday, January 23  9-4:30  Sechelt Indian Band Hall  ]m^B^Si^MSimMMM��-  by Peter Trower  FINOQUf:  > ���*'  '{<  What is happening in local forests  ��� What is possible in local forests  >*--;<<:  J' ?   ^  "���:.. ? r.xv  * -<s; >  All 5n*erc3led people Invited,  ^Jl^iY'^^fiil v;  ���-,  for further information.'  PART TWO  After our impromptu collaboration at Davis Bay, Ken  and I got together with  guitarist/instrument maker,  Mike Dunn and began working  out an act of sorts. It consisted  mainly of orchestrated poetry  with a couple of brief song  breaks. Ken and Mike would  take care of the songs and the  music; I'd read the poemsi (I  had no desire to try any more  vocalizing myself.)  Our first gig was a memorable one for a number of  reasons that had little to do with  the actual performance, it took  place in Powell River under the  auspices of Malaspina College.  The Powell River session did  not go entirely unnoticed.  Among the audience was a  visiting member of the Courtenay Arts Alliance. Shortly, I  received a letter from the president of this group, inviting us to  appear there as part of their  poetry program. I got together  with Mike and Ken and we honed up the act, adding some new  material including a Tom Waits  type song I had written for Mike  called Deepcity Blues,  Mike introduced this mor  dant little ditty in his best  whisky rasp at the Arts Alliance  Centre, to encouraging response.  Our second public performance went well in general. The  Arts Alliance people were very  hospitable and even videotaped  the event. There was no mad  Dr. Fogarty to disrupt the proceedings. A reporter from the  Comox District Free Press was  there and did a big spread on us.  His comments, while not too  flattering to my persona, were  primarily favorable:  "With fleshy red lips and a  pasty face reminiscent of  George C. Scott, Trower read in  a heavy, husky, word slurring  voice, his poems of death,  disease, degeneration and  ...humour. Perhaps it is his  humour, evident in poems like  Appointed Rounds and Jumbo  Jet (a Boeing 747 alternately  becomes an airborne barn and a  fleating fetus) among others,  that keep him upright, balanced  and ultimately surviving.  Friends Mike Dunn, guitar, and  Ken Dalgliesh, piano, put four  Trower poems to music, much  to the pleasure of all." .  It was our first press notice  and a pretty positive one. We  seemed to be on our way to  .U~i.s;>  Deepcity Blues  Sunday cafe, beer on a tray  sandwiches nobody eats  tickets to drown in a barshuttered town  lonesome on buttcluttered plates  refugees running from strait jacket rooms  reaching for voices and booze  fulltime regretters who never get letters  desperate deepcity blues.    J  Johnny the booster is buying the drinks  with money he scored from, his fence  for small nervous Sam from the Sally A nn  who worked on the waterfront once  for Billy the shot-to-hell sailor  .who'll'never, swim back to ihe sea  for grey Frankie Fear who'll be  {   dead in a year  y  .   the dark tarnished lady and me.  -���-,���:    ,.   ������������:     ���,-",  !,:v, I       C '���;/���'���  'OrphansadpeopleMfhnoklaceiogo     ,  ^grippingthisbrie)"social moment .:r/r:v/'.- ���:������!  in the gred$$p6bh%haurant's. light  clutching straw minutes with  .:drp}vmngman hands     ,1a -;   sa  gulpingthestmwcotoureflbeer  me and the lady, and Jo^hty and Sam  Billy and'grey Frankie'i&a/v     ���  Quicktalk and slicktdlk vw  and old broken dreams  scattered like cigarette ash  tabletop tales of cardcqstle schemes  that always came down with a crash.  Sally Ann Sam had a family once  but his children all act like he's dead  grey Frankie Fear takes a swig of his beer  and repeats what the doctors have said.  Dark tarnished lady is rubbing my leg  "Hey honey, you got any weed?"  the joint's about folding,  I tell her I'm holding  I've had all the booze that I need.  We slip from that sad Sunday, circle  and the men who 've paid too many dues  to hide in the gloom of a strait jacket room  and smoke back the deepcity Ijlues.  Deepcity blues, nothing to loose  lonely nightwomenwho seldom refuse  Sunday cafes, casual lays  desperate deepcity blues.-  r Peter Trower  something or other.  The group's next stint was to  take us somewhat further  afield. An Arts Festival was being held on Saltspring Island in  the summer of 1977 and the  lady who ran the bookstore in  Ganges invited us to participate.  The money-wasn't much but we  needed all the exposure we  could get.   .:'..':���  The Saltspring gig somehow  ballooned into a regular safari.  We. ended up taking half the  Sunshine Coast mafia with us.  This jolly cast of crazies included: Charlie "The Ratcatcher"  Cairns; his lady, Lola; her  sister, Linda (Ken's lady),  sculptor, Dave Kydd; his wife,  Janet; John Fanstman and my  longtime crony, Bumside. By  boat and plane, we converged  on the hapless Gulf Island.  Fern, the bookstore lady and  Festival co-ordinator, had  bravely agreed to put most of us  up. She was renting a huge, old  farm house, near a canal-like inlet and had plenty of room. We  found our way there and set up  camp.  Fern had arranged for us to  perform on two consecutive  nights, at a local park. We'd  never done back-to-back gigs  before and I was a bit apprehensive. After all, we weren't exactly super stars and the audience  for this sort of thing was an  unknown quantity. However,  we were committed.  Performance wise, everything  went like clockwork on both  nights. The only thing wrong  was sparseness of the turnout.  After the good crowds in  Courtenay and Powell River,  the lack of attendance was a bit  disheartening. It was a good  thing we had brought our  friends with us. They must have  made up half the audience at the  ; second gig. But that's show biz,  ��� I guess. I did get to meet well  HkW>wn poet, Phyllis Webb, who  irvas kind enough to show up for  one of the readings. And we did  have a couple of great, hassle-  free  parties  at  Fern's   farmhouse. Plus, we got paid. There  .were compensations.       ;    |  After the Saltspring excursion, there was another falldw  period- 'Ken went, back to  teaching school; Mike, to his  guitar ;making. Then the call  came again, this time for an encore performance in Courtenay.  At least, the Arts Alliance still  loved us.  .   To be continued.  �� Robert Boteman 1985  ���THE ONE TO BUY"  A HISTORIC FIRST!  1985 ��� FIRST OF  CANADA  WILDLIF&HABITAT  STAMP PRINT  l?ol>��*i~ JM~em an  Not since 1934 and the Ding Darling  U.S. Federal has there,been a collectible  print series available t6 compare to the  1985 FIRST OF CANADA!  CALL OR COME'lN TODAY!  Shadow BauK  Galleries  Sechelt  885-7606  1,  |   GYMNASTIC CLASSES  j AT GIBSONS ELEMENTARY GYM ��� starts  I MONDAYS, January 27, 6 to 7:30 p.m.  : (4 to 10 year olds)  | AT ROBERTS CREEK ELEMENTARY GYM  I -starts TUESDAYS, January 28, 6 to 7:30 p.m.  [ (4 to 8 year olds) and 7:30 to 9 p.m. (10 years  : and up, or experienced.8 year qlds)  .[. ,���      PRE-REGISTER AT 886-8841 Continuing ��� -   ;!  : ;-*/.Education. $22 for 9 sessions: Family  : Rate -$8 for each additional child.  ��� aaiaiaiiai.K.M.uiiaa.ia.������������������������ aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaiaaaaaaaaaalaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaal  Channel 10  THURSDAY, JAN. 23  5:30 P.M.  Expo 86 Update part six  7 P.M.  Kinsmen's Rehabilitation  Centre. Barry Stein hosts again  during an interview with  Kinsman Tom Ferguson.  Forestry Seminar. Coast 10  visits. Capilano College to talk  to some of the participants of  the seminar. Taped earlier today.  A Salute To Robbie Burns  with Highland dancing from the  Elphinstone Scottish Dancers, ���  traditional Scottish folk songs  by Arline Collins, readings by-  John Bumside, John Webb  plays the bagpipes and more!  ELPHIE'S  C&E4RCT  *.  <       * i I**. %  '*   -"A  *\ ���.    \ - >  S\>*.-\ .'  'V  Thursday...  LADIES' NIGHT  featuring  "K.C."  ARTISTRY IN MOTION!  Balloo  & Door  n Surprizes f^ik^^i  ���or Prizes!   /^ ^   ^Wju?  P^t^mt^  ft*h*  ayr  ladies only til 10 p.m.  ta&g.  >m  ..J*.��r.M).W.lMilf>U.t.|.tl<J,..i...  FALL HOURS  WEDNESDAY: 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. FRI. & SAT: 8 p.m, - 2 a.m.    '  THi ipc'nAV   i a nice miput (No cover charSe lil 10 P-m--  THURSDAY: LADIES  NIGHT DRESS CODE-    886-3336  8 p.m. - .. a.m. Gibsons   next to Omega Restaurant  ^  P  i na-BMnmill)  r  i  ..  U  ���   "'ft  ��:  If  Ml  f  I*  I:  Coast News, January 20,1986  11.  During the January meeting of the Sunshine Coast Peace Committee last Monday, local representative  from Physicians for Social Responsibility, Dr. David Yaxley (centre) reported on their group's activities  oh the Coast and advised that they would be working with the Peace Committee. (See story)  -" ���   '  ���    .;       '������������'���".       ������-���:������.' .     ��� ���   :- ���Brad Benson photo  [VI ary an n e' s v i ewp o i n t  it  man is vile  j i  by Maryanne West  ���\ ; ;On a recent/morning I was  ': standing on the^each looking  I out over Georgia|)Strait. It was a  % beautiful morning, a symphony  X in tones of-grey. There was a  * low dappled, d^ve grey cloud  \ deck , stretching' almost to  ; Gabriola and the sweep of the  I horizon reflected the dark sky in  *' a steel grey sea, sharply defined  ? against Vancouver Island. The  .< Island was cloudy too, with just  \ a hint of its mountainous back-  is bone, but me clouds were  ! higher and thinner, filtering a  ! shining pearly grey light.  t I stood absorbed by the beau-  | ty, wondering if, as the Inuit  I have manyi.words to describe  j snow, the Coast Indians have  p enough to describe the variables  f of grey. <��� ���*'  t Then 11 ^noticed the ochre  I. tinted smog which blanketed the  '"'coastline" frOm south of Nan-  aimp north as far as Qualicum  ; and beyond; all that particulate  I matter arijfcl chemicals in the '  ���. smoke from Harmac Pulp Mill.  A quotation which was a  | favourit^pf my father's came to  \ mind, f''where every prospect  ��pleases and only man is vile".  * To; be followed almost im-  : mediate|y by the memory of so-  |meohe saying to me soon after  I the mai^ri-opened pin,.,, .Ppr^ i *.  ?MeUonlri^i951, "Donti.com-;,  i plain about the smell. That  ���*���smell is money".  It was of course true and I  suppose still is, but we've  learned a lot in the intervening  years about the hidden costs of  that money, ;3��uid npt only in j  connection with the manufacture of pulp, but with just about .  all our activities.  I suspect we're about to learn .  the hard .way that money isn't   ���  everything, that perhaps we'll /  have to pay too high a ppce for ;  our standard of living.  * I was shocked: to hear .a doctor suggest that we can expect a  50 ^per cent ; increase fin the  number of cancer patients in the  next decade and that unless  more money is forthcoming for  equipment hospitals will have to  ration treatment.     '    - .f-. :y y  We know that maiiy forms df'-;.  cancer are environmentally  related, that the chemicals in  our {food to prohibit mold, extend shelf life etc', are suspect;  we know about chemicals inithe  workplace, in the home, in the.  garden, but we don't do anything about these known causes.  The excuse is always the  same, we can't afford not to use  these products, we want to have  our cake and eat it, we have to  stay competitive and make  money.  But money cannot buy  health. Money cannot buy  peace of mind. Money cannot  buy happiness. What good will  our much vaunted technology  be, and all the things it enables  us to do if the environment of  out planet is so deteriorated it  cannot any longer sustain life?  What happens when we have  cut down so much of our rain  forest that we upset the delicate  oxygen balance upon which life  as we know it depends?  Are we prepared for famine  on a vast scale in North  America when soil is so depleted  it can no longer produce the  quantities we've come to rely  on? What happens when toxic  wastes either airborne or water-  borne infiltrate more and more  of earth's life cycles?  Is our greed going to bequeath these problems to our  children and grandchildren?  Its time to recognise the truth  of the prophetic words of Pogo  "We have seen the enemy, and  it is us" and do something  about it.  Film on child abuse  A preview of the National Film Board film, Feeling Yes,"  Feeling No, will be held early in February, probably in  Sechelt. Trustees decided that an opportunity for parents,  teachers, arid public health, human resources, CUPE and  RCMP personnel would be desirable when the question was  raised at last Tuesday's school board meeting, held at Gibsons Elementary School.  The film will later be shown to intermediate students in the  school district as part of an educational program designed to  teach children the rights they have to control what happens to  their bodies. A special team which was set up following the  disclosures of sexual abuse by a teacher in the district last year"  has ajspinijia^ithe use of the CARE program for primary  grades in all elementary schools in the district.  Our coast must be more  heavily populated with artists  and craftspeople than almost  any other place on earth. There  are working studios, potteries,  ateliers and workshops hidden  away in the bush* all up and  down the coast.  The problem is that they are  too well hidden. Tourists roaring down the highway don't  . know that they have just passed  by two potteries, a painter's  studio and a carver's workshop.  In order to get tourists together with artists and craftspeople, the Expo Cultural Committee plans to print a list of all  local people who would welcome visitors to their studios  and workplaces at specific  times, on specific days^  The number of hours at  which visitors would"-" be  welcome need only be two or  three a week. In some well-  travelled tourist': areas in  Quebec, weavers and painters  make their whole year's income  from welcoming tourists in the  three summer months. The  visitors watch their , hosts at  work and then as often as not,  Meditation  research  A Sunshine Coast wide study  of the effects of Transcendental  Meditation (TM) on the community at large is presently being undertaken. Changes in  rates of crime, building starts,  sickness, family disruptions and  real estate activity are among  the factors to be studied.  All those who have been instructed in TM, or who are interested in receiving instruction  to become a part of the.study  are invited to call Daryl Henn,  at 886-3911. He would also like  to hear from anyone who would  have an interest in the research  or be prepared to act as an objective observer in the study.  On January 25 and 26 at 7.30  p.m. Channel 12, KVOS, will  air two��programs on Traris-  cendentai Meditation and current research into the technique  and its effects. Also on January  4,26, CKVU, Channel 13, will air  ^aspeciai^ on;TM; at;iQ.30 a.m.  '^ iand at midnight.    ^ ,;  make a purchase, not only  because they like the look of the  work, but also because they  have seen the artist at work. It is  a conversation piece to take  home - the best kind of  souvenir.  The list will be made available  free to as many tourists as possible, through accommodations  and merchants.  Anyone who wishes to be on  the list should get in touch with  one of the following: for Port  Mellon, Langdale, Gibsons and  Roberts Creek, phone Viv or  Mary Fallot at 886-3876; from  Wilson Creek through Pender  Harbour, phone Janet Dolman  at 885-2015.  OMEGA RESTAURANT  PIZZASPEaA^  LARGE Pizza for the price of a Medium  MEDIUM Pizza^thfe^price.of.a'Smiair ������ .\:S  ��� ���'���^^'MH^lmi.^ y\- ���'  886-2268  COAST NEWS Photo   Reprints  &��  Any published photo or your  choice from the contact sheets  '"'^fi^l^At^^id^f^ik^ -:v^.     ~  3k  4-a4"  5x   7-5"  8 x 10 - 8-  Your guide to  the finest in  area dining  DINING GUIDE  A listing of  restaurants  and pubs  "Vt  W-.tif  In the early morning hours of  January 11, 1986 sprneone  broke into a local business, Gibsons Brake, Tune and'Muffler  located on Highway #01 near  Pratt Road, Gibsons,7jBlC.  The susjpect(s). gained entry,  by smashing the windowtoan,  overhead bay door. Once inside  the suspect(s) removed the keys  for vehicles parked in the lot.  The suspect(s) stole a 1979 Ford  Mustang II, blue in colour,  B.C. Licence GSX 330.  The vehicle has been recovered in Vancouver, all four  tires and rims stolen fromUhe  vehicle.'  Someone knows something  about this crime and we want to  hear from you. If you have information about this crime of:  any qther 'crime call CRIME >  STOPPERS'. at 886-TIPS or  886-8477.  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  C.LASS1FSEDS  at  Books * Stuff  Sachtilt  "������.. until noon Saturday  , Prtomily Paoptai PUbo*"  There are times when you have neither the time nor the  inclination to cook dinner and the prospect of getting  dressed up to go out on the town is unappealing.  It is at those times that picking up a burger or a pizza to  go is just the thing and there are plenty of places on the  Coast to suit the occasion.  In Sechelt there's the Chicken Shack - it isn't gourmet,  but the portions are generous and the chicken is always  juicy on the inside and crunchy on the skin, just the way it  should be.  The Chicken Shack's menu offers fried chicken, chicken  burgers, fries, chicken nuggets and salads as well as hamburgers and onion rings. The prices are reasonable and the  service is quick and friendly.  If it's a pizza you're after, Pronto's and Andy's in Gibsons offer a very wide selection - again, the service is prompt and your order comes with a smile.  And don't forget the Omega in lower Gibsons. There  the pizzas are on special until January 31 - a large for the  price of a medium, and a medium for the price of a small.  The pizzas are delicious and waiting is a pleasure with a  view of Gibsons Harbour to enthrall.  Many of the restaurants on the Coast are happy to oblige their customers with take-out orders, so the next time  the cook in your family says, 'No dinner tonight' pick up  the phone and order. Dinner's just a drive away, and there  aren't any dishes to do either.  NIGHT ON THE TOWN  M.C.-Master Card;        V.-Visa;    A.E.-American Express;  E.R.-En Route  AVERAGE MEAL PRICES QUOTED DO NOT  INCLUDE LIQUOR PURCHASES.  V-  Andy's Restaurant - Hwy lul, Up-  v-per Gibsons - 886-3388. Open 11 a.m.  ;--10:30 p.m. Mon-Wed; 11 a.m. - 11  p.m. Thurs-Sat; 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sun.  130 seats. V., M.C. Located in the  village of Gibsons kittycorner from Sun-  ���t,nycrest Mall, Andy's offers a variety of  popular meals in air conditioned comfort. A place to sit back and relax. Wide  lunch selection with daily specials. Menu  .features steak, pizza, seafood, pasta.  House specialties include veal dishes and  steaks. Children's portions available for  most dishes. Reservations recommended  ,on weekends. Average meal for two  $15-$20.  Creek House - Lower Road, Roberts  Creek - 885-9321. Open Wed-Sun 6 p.m.  - 10 p.m., Sunday Brunch 11 a.m. - 2  p.m. 40 seats. V., M.C. Intimate dining  and fine cuisine are the hallmarks of  . Creek House. The atmosphere is sophis-  ��� ticated yet casual. Brunch includes eggs,  crepes, pasta, seafood, salads,  croissants. Dinners include crepes, pasta  and meat entrees. Evening specialties include Filet A L'Echalotte, Stroganoff,  Lobster, Prawns. Two Daily specials  (one seafood) at S10.9S includes soup or  salad. Average meal for two $30. Reservations a must on weekends.  The Omega Pizza Steak and  Lobster Housel538 Gower Pt. Rd.,  Gibsons Landing -886-2268. Open Sun-  Thurs; 4 -10:30 p.m.; Fri-Sat 4-11 p.m.  145 seats. V., M.C. With a perfect view  of Gibsons marina, and a good time atmosphere. The Omega is a people-  watcher's paradise. Cast members of  "The Beachcombers" can usually be  found dining here. Menu includes pizza,  pasta, steaks and seafood. Steaks and  seafood are their specialties. Banquet  facilities available. Very special  children's menu. Average dinner for two  $20. Reservations recommended.  Pebbles Restaurant - Trail Ave.,  Sechelt - 885-5811. Open 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.  Mon-Thurs; 7 a.m. -9:30 p.m. Fri-Sat; 9  a.m. - 9 p.m. Sunday. 62 seats. V.,'  M.C, A.E. Open for breakfast, lunch,  dinner and Sunday Brunch. Lunches  begin at $4.25 and selections include  sandwiches, burgers and daily specials.  Famous for halibut and chips. Dinners  include meat, poultry, seafood and  more. Rack of Lamb and chicken or  veal Cordon Bleu are house specialties.  Brunch features omelettes, full  breakfasts, Shrimp Pebbles and Eggs  Driftwood. Average dinner for two  $25-$30. Beautiful view of Trail Bay and  across to Nanaimo. Reservations a good  idea.  Pronto's Steak, Pizza and  Spaghetti House - Hwy 101, Gibsons -886-8138. Open 11:30 a.m. - 11:00.  p.m. Mon-Thurs; 11:30 a.m. - midnight  Fri-Sat; 4 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Sun. 130  seats. V., M.C. Located in the Cedar  Plaza in Gibsons, Pronto's serves an extensive variety of pizza, steak, pasta,  lasagna and ribs in a delightful family at  mosphere. Lunch choices include sandwiches, pasta, burgers and daily specials  Mon-Fri. Dinner selections - include  steak, pizza, ribs and souvlaki. Steak  and lasagna the house specialty.  Children's menu available. All dinner  entrees served with salad and garlic  bread. Average family meal for four  S15-S20.  FA MIL Y DINING  Come Home Cafe - Marine Drive,  Gibsons - 886-2831. Open 5:30 a.m. - 3  p.m. Tues-Sun. 28 seats. Famous  throughout the Coast for their enormous  breakfasts which are served all day.  Bacon and eggs (we don't count the  bacon), omelettes and giant deluxe  burgers are the house specialties.  Ruby Lake Resort - Sunshine Coast  Hwy, Pender Harbour -883-2269. Open  7 days a week 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. 54 seats.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner served daily  in Ruby Lake's post and beam dining'  room. Lovely view of lake and good  highway access for vehicles of all sizes.  Breakfast served all day. Lunch prices  begin-at $2.50, dinners from $5.50 including salad bar. Sunday  DRIVE IN TAKE OUT  Chicken Shack - Cowrie St., Sechelt  - 885-7414. Open 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Mon-  Thurs; 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Fri-Sat; Sun  noon - 8 p.m. Fried chicken, chicken  burgers, chicken nuggets, fries, salads,  onion rings, fresh hamburgers. All  prepared on the premises, all to go.  Nights includes 12 salads, three hot meat  dishes and two desserts, $10.95 for  adults, $5.50 for children under 12. Tiny  tots free. A great family outing destination. Average family dinner for four  $20-$25.  Village Restaurant - Cowrie St.,  Sechelt - 885-9811. Open 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.  daily. 85 seats. V., M.C. Large all day  menu features gqod selection of  breakfasts, lunches and dinners.  Breakfast prices start at $2.15 and selections include the Village Special-$4.75.  Lunch choices include sandwiches, hamburgers and cold meat plates. Dinner entrees include steak, chops, seafood,  pasta, veal cutlets. Steak and lasagna  very popular. Half orders available for  children. Lunch specials Mon-Fri, dinner specials nightly. Average family dinner for four $25.  PUBS  Backeddy Pub - Egmont Marina  -883-2298. Open 3 p.m. -11 p.m. daily.  Sat & Sun 11 a.m. -11 p.m. 60 seats inside, 20 on the deck. V., M.C. All day  menu features sandwiches, hamburgers,  steaks and desserts. Snacks include fresh  steamed local prawns, fish and chips  made with local fish. Bright comfortable  atmosphere overlooking Egmont Narrows. Also includes a 16 seat family  cafe. Open 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.  Cedar's Inn - Cedar Plaza, Gibsons  ���886-8171. Open 10 a.m. - midnight  Mon-Sat. 100 seats. V., M.C. Good pub  food and 4-6 daily specials. Lunch prices  start at $2.25. Saturday breakfast special  includes ham, bacon, fresh scrambled  eggs and three pancakes for only $2.95.  live entertainment most nights. Darts  tournaments Sat afternoons'. Everyone  welcome.  Elphie's Cabaret- Gower Pt. Rd.,  Gibsons - next to the Omega Restaurant  - 886-3336. V., M.C. Open Wed 9 p.m.  -2 a.m., Thurs (Ladies' Night) 8 p.m. - 2*  a.m., Fri & Sat 8 p.m. - 2 a.m. (No cover  charge til 10 p.m.). No. cover charge  Wed night. For a rocking good time,  come dance and party on the peninsula's  biggest dance floor.  Gilligan's Pub - Teredo St., Sechelt  -885-4148. Open 10 a.m. - midnight  Mon-Sat. 65 seats. V. Lunch and dinner  are served daily in the Coast's newest  neighbourhood pub. Menu includes  sandwiches, hamburgers, chicken platters and daily specials. Darts on Monday  nights.  Peninsula Motor Inn - Sunshine  Coast Hwy, Gibsons - 886-2804. Open  10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mon-Thurs; 11 a.m. -1  a.m. Fri-Sat. Pub food includes  breakfasts and lunches. Kitchen open  until 6 p.m. Exotic dancers. Live music. Coast News, January 20,1986  Despite the heavy rains this past week, the weatherman beamed  kindly on the golf course at least one day and there were plenty of  golfers out to take advantage of it at the Sunshine Coast Golf and  Country Club. ���Dianne Evans photo  S.C. Golf and Country Club  Winter  by Alec Warner  ; On Monday^ January 13,  :J.C. (Jack) Ross, while playing  ; a round in the Winter Tourna-  ; ment, fired his second shot on  j the ninth fairway, using a No. 5  ���wood, a record 478Vt yards,  and his ball was still in bounds!  Unfortunately for Jack's golf  score, the flag was only 172  yards away! Jack sure can hook  that ball!  The new leader of the second  half of the Winter Tournament  is the team of Barbara Mercer  Diesel Engine Rebuilding  Industrial Parts  Hwy 101,  Madeira Park  883-2616  ���������W&����WMH3W^^  !���  .-Province of -  British Columbia  Ministry '^ ;; ;>���  ;.Tfansportation ^ ;//'  and Highways  HIRED EQUIPMENT  REaiSTRATMlSI  The Ministry of transportation and Highways  in the Gibsons Highways District Is compiling  its Hired Equipment List and advises all persons or companies wishing to have their rentable equipment, such as trucks, backhpes,  loaders, excavators, graders, rollers, scrapers  or tractors listed, that they should contact the  District Office at P.O. Box 740, Gibsons, BC  VON 1V0, Telephone 886-2294, for Hired Equipment Registration Forms.  EQUIPMENT PREVIOUSLY LISTED MUST BE  REGISTERED DURING THE MONTH OF  JANUARY.  Full details of equipment, including serial  numbers and Workers' Compensation Board  numbers are required for registration. Tare  Weight Scale Slips and copies of truck registration slips are required when registering trucks.  T.M. Forsyth  District Highways Manager  Dated at Gibsons, B.C.  this 15th day of January, 1986  inor Hockey  REP HOCKEY  The Sunshine Coast is well  represented in the North Vancouver area this year. Up until  Christmas, 10 local bantams  were playing for three different  rep teams on the North Shore.  Corey August, Jamie Brown,  Billy Elson, Wade Fisher, Gordon Green, Kevin Hanson,  Jason Kwasney, Danny Myers,  Ryan Paul, and Barton Tym-  chuk are the boys involved.  Their achievements and contribution are a tribute to their  basic training here on the Sunshine Coast. They are having a  challenging and fun time. We  wish them well.  LAST WEEKEND RESULTS  PUPS & PEANUTS  The Super B's defeated the  Toppers 3-1 with Mark McQuit-  ty being the top point getter.  ATOMS  The Stars lost both their  games, losing 8-4 to the Wings  and 8-3 to the Shamans.  Top Point Getters for the  Wings were: Adam Bothwell,  Graham Ruck, and Brad  Wingfield.  Top Point Getters for the  Stars were: Chad Pockrant,  Rudi Brackett, and Brad Pro-  tocky.  action  and J.C. Ross with four matches played and four wins. A  few of the teams are falling  behind in their matches and the  calender is slipping by, so how  about picking up the pace? And  watchout for the "G & W"  team! .  The next Tuesday afternoon/  Social Bridge will take place on  January 28 at the clubhouse.  The next mixed crib evening  date is Wednesday,. January 22.  Dealing starts at 7:30 p.m.  sharp. _  Finally - Thursday, January  23, at 7:30 p.m.! The very important Golf Club Annual  General Meeting. Financial  report, committee reports, and  the election of the 1986 OfficefSj  arid directors,/phis anyHOtherij  club business that may properly  be brought before the meeting.  All voting members, if physically able, are urged to attend/  Top Point Getters for the  Shamans were: Joel Kwasney  and Dean Stockwell.  PEE WEES  North Delta again sent up  one of their eight house teams.  This time they split the weekend.  losing to the Thunderbirds 6-5,  and defeating the Black Hawks  9-5.  Top Point Getters for the  Hawks were: Ken Ewen and  Shane Joe and for the Thunder-  birds: Brian Busenbury, Clay  Munson and Mark Poulsen.  In other action, the Trail  Islanders defeated the Black  Hawks for the first time this  year, beating them 8-3.  Top Point Getters for the  Islanders were: Sean Longman,  David Paetkau, and Aaron Joe;  with Ken Ewen being the Top  Point Getter for the Hawks.  BANTAMS  The Oil Kings had a good  weekend winning 2 out of 3  games. They defeated the Sea  \Hawks 5-4 and 8-7 and dropping a close 4-2 decision to the  North Delta Jets. _���/  Top Point Getters for the Oil  Kings were: David Mclntyre,  Ryan Paul, Shane Ahfens,  Jamie Brown and DevOn Joe;  Top Point Getters for the s|a  Hawks were: Doug 'Hamilton.  Darren Pollock, Rob Stockwell  and Ben Pierre.   ...; f/;/'  Local boxers find  the going rough  It was a rough one for Sunshine Coast boxers last weekend  in Eugene, Oregon.  Both Mark Jaegar. and Tony  ���Duffy met tough opponents in  their final bouts in the North  West Invitational Tournament.  At 165 pounds Jaeger almost  scored an upset victory over the  favoured Lance Gregory.  Jaeger, having lost both the  first and second rounds, almost  earned the knock-out he was  rallying for in order to stand  victorious. His rugged opponent however managed to hold  on and with admirable defensive tactics, weather Jaeger's  storm and earn the decision.  Duffey 16, met the American  Army's representative Peter  Valedoff in the finals. Valedoff  20, recently gained national  recognition by defeating the  number 1 ranked American at  139 pounds and then by losing a  split decision to the US national  champion.  Valedoff, up until a month  ago had been competing in the  147 pound and 156 pound category. How he makes it to 139  pounds is amazing.  Going into the third round,  Duffy was ahead on all five  judges' score cards. In the last  minute of the fight Valedoff  /stunned Duffy with a solid right  hand then dropped him with a  left hook. Duffy managed to  free himself from Valedoffs  determined attack but Army  landed the more significant ar-  ttillery to earnthe tournament ti- ���>y,.  LtLThe loss isnot ''a seriousone.  It was ^Duffy's first time com-  petfng in the States as a senior  ars Score win  Elphinstone Cougars have  started the season off very successfully. They have had two  wins against Chatelech Eagles  and one loss against West Van  Highlanders.  Elphie's most recent win was  on January 15 against Chatelech with a score of 49-27. Gordon Fallis, Brandon Whalen,  Sean Tetzlaff and Jim Foglietta  have been the high scorers for  the beginning of this season.  Elphinstone Cougars have  scheduled several games and  tournaments in the near future.  Elphie's upcoming game is on  January 23 at St. George's. We  wish them good luck!  Soccer girls visit  The Sunshine Coast Youth  Soccer Association will be  hosting an all girls team from  Delta who will be playing two  local soccer teams on Saturday,  January 25 at Hackett Park in  Sechelt.  The ages of the players from  the local teams are 10 to 12  years while the Delta team  members are all 11 years old.  The games will be at 11 a.m.  and 1:30 p.m.  A Potential  MILLION  READERS!  The Sunshine Coast News can arrange to place your classified  advertisement in the more than 70 newspapers of the B.C. and  Yukon Community Newspapers Association, where it will reach  800,000 homes and a potential two million readers. A minimum  25 word ad costs only $119.00  Drop by today and let us tell you all the details and help you word  your ad.  The Sunshine  RGYCMA.  THE ONLY ACCREDITED BCYNA NEWSPAPER ON THE SUNSHINE COAST  Cowrie St., Sechelt * ���       .  :    Cruice Lane, Gibsons  The Delta team has been  playing together as a team for  the last four years. Last year  they won their division of the  B.C. Championships. They are  in the qualifying games again  this year for the B.C. Championship.  Rugby  fitness  by Jay Pomfret  Looking for a laugh and a  good work-out? Come on out  and help the Rugby Club learn  aerobics with Rita and John.  The rugger squad is into it's  winter training schedule and is  presently utilizing Sechelt  Elementary, 7:30 till 8 p.m. on  Tuesday, and Elphinstone High  School 6 till 7 on Thursdays.  The club's only covering a small  area of the big gym's floor so  members are inviting anyone interested in shaping up to come  out for an hour.  It's a heavy hour of cardio  and stretch work guaranteed to  put you back in top form for  whatever season you're training  for. So bring a buddy or your  girlfriend and shape up!  Quote off the Week  ���  ��� ��� ������   ��� t  "The earth  is but one     t  country, and mankind its     J  citizens." J  Baha'u'llah  I  I  I  I  I   and his speed and finesse certainly dazzled the crowd. In  Canada Duffy continues to  compete in the 16,17 and 18 age  category.  Both Sun Coast boys will be  competing in Vancouver's in  vitational Golden Gloves Tournament Saturday, January 25 in  Burnaby. (Willingdoh and Hastings - Burnaby High School).  Action begins Saturday at 1  p.m. and finals Saturday evening at 7 p.m.  Strikes & Spares  The first shifts of the National Classified Tournament  were held last Sunday. Good  scores by Lisa Kincaid, 234-610;  Lynda Olsen, 288-660; Penny  Whiting, 231-655; Pam Lums-  den, 254-612; Sue Whiting,  255-663; Ralph Roth, 302-722  and Bob Fletcher 345-832.  In league action only two 300  games. Lionel McCuaig rolled a  347 single and a 969 four game  total in the Classic League and  in the Gibsons 'A' League DOn  Slack a 369 single and a 746 triple.  Other good scores:  CLASSIC:  Sue Whiting 255-931  RonAcheson 251-920  Ralph Roth 270-969  TUESDAY COFFEE:  Annette Bmnnan  Wendy Craighead  Judy Both well  I  Michete Whiting  Jocdyne Boyce  Sue Whiting  Lee Larsen  SWINGERS:  KayLyall  JensTolborg  Jim Gilchrist  GIBSONS A:  BarbOirfctk  ''Freeman Reynolds'"���".  WEDNESDAY COFFEE:  Hazel Skytte  . Judy Frampton  255426  259427  221-630  246430  246-651  242458  258476  276493  217-574  213-584  223456  248467  225452  236478  BethKidd  SLOUGH-OFFSrv   /  Carolynn McMnnon  Nora Solinsky  Irene Rottluff  Bev Drombolis  BALL & CHAIN:'  Barbara Laffere i  Gloria Tourigny ,   ���  Donnie Redshaw''  Frank Redshaw  PHUNTASTIQUE:  Petra Nelson  Dorothy Hansen  Pat Prest  Dorothy Robinson  Russell Robinson  NIGHT OWLS:  Freda Turner  Garry Lockett  SECHELT GA'S:  Merle Hately  Jack James  Frank Bonin  YBCPEEWEES:  SherlynHood  Kevin Hodgins  BANTAMS:  Andrea Larsen  JaUiine Ferreira  Melissa Hood  Tammy Koch  Tel Craighead  Scott Hodgins  JUNIORS:  Laura Makeiff  Nathan McRae  r: Chir^Luihs^feff^'  SENIORS:  Tammie Lunuden  Trevor Anderson  275-728  280460  269472  265-707  290-726  237418  225441  288491  261-705  274434  283451  221459  237490  229447  221-566  222413  286482  203479  240418  120-228  131-246  156-363  157-397  155-401  188420  131-383  159*446  ..-��������.  162439  197-488  181-524  242-516  216425  Is there  in gardening?  Gardeners with 'green  thumb' flair and others who  want to turn an interest in  plants into profit can register  for a one day workshop, presented by seven people who've  made a business out of horticulture, Saturday, February 8  at the University of British Columbia.  David Tarrant, co-host of the  CBC Western Gardener program, Vancouver Sun garden  columnist and education coordinator, UBC Botanical  Garden; Trudy Vandefburg,  owner, Dynamic Gardening;  Mike Levinson, director, City  Farmer (urban agriculture);  Vicky Aliesia and Michael  Grogan, Van Herrick's' Environmental Planting Limited;  Annette Lantzius, landscape architect; .and Thomas Hobbs,  florist, are the speakers.'  The 'Getting Down ^ to  Business, with Gardening'  workshop is being held in Room  60, School of Family and Nutritional Sciences, 2205 East Mall,  UBC: The v $70 fee includes  lunch and materials.       r {%  ���-  For information phobe  Career Development programs,  UBC Centre f for Continuing  Education, 222-5272/or  222-5240.        / V }/  USED BUILDING SUPPLIES  Quality, used lumber, bricks, windows, lights, plumbing, etc.  f�� A BUSED BUILDING MATERIALS  11947 Tannery Rd., Surrey  MONDAY-SATURDAY 008-1311  We also buy used building materials       -     '  s  ?4  I  i  ������a  * J  s  >. m  > i  i'J  Ml Coast News, January 20,1986  1.3.  i  V*  i  m  ti  M  'M  S8**Vs*  '*#vf*)#*-*   '  �����&tm& !&*&&* \   ��7    Barter ^TutSe  ^^ >^  '^T" ->/  vj8    For sal*  19    Au*ot  <   *  tt.  Mobile Homes  4> j< ^V��  ��; W��WtnSSa.  *#kiM^r &'���<-v   ^   ** ror*��nt   ^-l/V  24.  WantwltoBen*    .  30.?JN��ib4  27.  Help Wanted  ^  x  *��**.  ��|r5|^ JWWfr ^   ��  ?$&&tmmfir*~Jr '       '      **<  Childe��te *?' ,-*<*,  ��  Home*  &. Property   \j7  COAST NEWS  ���   aF"  ,<^  at afrty of our convenient  -IN PENDER HARBOUR-  Centre Hardware & Gifts 883-9914  John Henry's 883 2253  IN HALFMOON BAY������ ��� '���  B & J StOre 8859435  IN SECHELT-���., ' :  '"    -  .-������ ; BookS & Stuff (Trail Bay Centre)'885-2625  The Coast News (Cowne s't) 885-3930  IN.DAVIS BAY������������ : ~ "  Peninsula Market 8859721  ���IN������ ROBERTS CREEK"���1- ,  Seaview Market 8853400  .IN GIBSONS������������������ ���  Adventure EleCtroniCS (Sunnycrest Mail)  886-7215  The Coast NeWS (behind Dockside  Pharmacy) 886-2622  DEADLINE IS NOON SATURDAY  FOR MONDAY PUBLICATION  80 acres and sm. house in South  Cariboo, 6-8 acre priv. lake, trade  for prop, in Sechelt/Gibsons  area. Call 886-8363. #5  Want inexpensive land w/wo  bldg., $5000 down with terms,  anyloc. 885-3163.   / #4  1 3 bdrm. house, country,kit/,/  1 Vi bath, wood/elec. heat/on 1  acre,   semi-waterfront,   landscaped,'   good   well,   Gambler'  Island,   asking   $63,000.  886-2758. /   #*,.  By owner: 5 yr. old .3 bdrm/  house, no reas. offer refused.  885-3662 or 885-7291. #4  Gibsons -energy efficient  townhouse in adult-oriented,  fourplex, Ideal retirement property, single storey, two bedrooms,;  car port, low utilities & taxes, still  under builder's new home warranty, $45,000. 886-2613/ V#3  We have customers for small  acreages with older Jwmes in the  Gibsons & Roberts Creek areas v.  Please contact Gibsons Realty.  886-2277. / / - ;    , TFN  1 3 bdrm/'house, country kit;  Vk bath, wood/elec. heat, on 1  acre, semi-waterfront, landscaped, good well,asking  $63,000,886-2758. #4  Annoimcttments  Z.  Births  Laura, Gordon & Gavin welcome  the January 9th arrival of their  sister Jamie Kristine Hall, 7 lbs 6  oz Proud parents John & Penny  extend special thanks and  gratitude to Dr Burlin and attending nurses #3  FLUMERFELT: passed away  January 15, 1986. John Elmer  Flumerfelt, late of.Gibsons, aged  80years/Survived by five sons,  two daughters, grandchildren &  great grandchildren; a brother  Leon of Princeton; two sisters,  Dorothy Urquhart, .New  Westminster & Hilda Pockley in  Australia. No service by request.  Private; cremation arrangement  through Devlin Funeral Home,  Gibsons;: #3  SMITH: passed away at his home  in Madeira Park on January 17,  1986, Burton George Smith, aged  70 years. Survived by his loving  wife Kay; one son Earl of New  Westminster; two daughters,  Diane Isaac of Richmond and  Jean Isaac of Maple Ridge; eight  grandchildren; one brother, E.A.  (Smokey) Smith. Graveside service. Tuesday, Janaury 21 at 2  p.m. in Oceanview Burial Park,  South Burnaby. Reverend D.  Morgan officiating. In lieu of  flowers, remembrance donations  to the Cancer.Society would be  appreciated. Devlin Funeral Home  Directors, Gibsons/ #3  TAPIO: passed away January 13,  1986. Andrew. Mattias Tapio, late  of Madeira Park, aged 65 years.  Survived by his loving wife  Evelyn; two daughters, Marie  Tapio of Madeira Park, Pat Calado  & her husband Joe of Delta; two  grandsons, Andrew & Michael;  his mothery Annie Tapio of Vancouver and a brother John of Surrey. No service by request.  , Private cremation arrangements  through Deylin Funeral Home,  Gibsons. Jo lieu of flowers,  remembrance donations to the  Pender Harbour Golf Club Society, Box 96, Madeira Park, BC,  would be appreciated.    '/   ^#3  NASON: passed .away January  16, 1986, George Edward Nasori  late of Gibsons,, age 52 years.  Survived' by his parents Herbert  and Ruby. .Nasori; 5 sisters,  Leola, Ann,' Brerida, Linda and  Louise; 2 brothers, Wilfred and  Jim and their families: Funeral  service was held Monday, 'January;20/ in .the: Chapel of Devlin  Funeral Home, Gibsons. 'Reverend <?Dale - Peterson officiated.  Cremation., . , / ^#3  jj^1* f��HS    j  *J{      & Livestock]  Do you need nutrition7 100%  - guaranteed or your money back  in losing (20 lb to 50 lb ), gaining (5 to 15 lb ), and maintaining  weight. Phone Lee, 886-3908  #3  L LL ���_ H ���!�� ML ��.HL* ��.!���**������  RIDS'  AfiT CUSSES  commencing week of Jan 27  REGISTER NOW for  Tues., 3:30 - 5 p.m.  or  Wed., 3:30 - 5 p.m.  Shadow foux  OaHffles  $85-7606  illUlUUlUU'  Computer Astrology Calculations  & Readings Rune Stone &  Psychometry " Readings,  Auragraphs & Past Life Regressions The Bookstore, 885-2527  .      TFN  South Coast  .*���      Ford  1975 TOYOTA  LANDCRUISER  4x4, 6 cyl, manual  transmission, winch, cargo  rack, hard-top,-soft-top,  radial snow tires  Wharf Rd., Secheit  DL 5936 885-3261  Handsome 6 yr. old bay  TB/Welsh cross, trained &  shown, many ribbons, safe on  roads & trails, $1200 OBO.  885-9969 #4  CANINE AND INTRUDER  AWARENESS TRAINING  Canine obedience training.  Private instruction. Phone Reg  Robinson 886-2382. TFN  t  12.  Electric guitar with 4 pick-ups,  $100, 50 watt amplifier, $50  firm 886-2558. TFN  PIANO TUNING  Oscar Vandermeer. 886-3457.  #3  *       -       \  Wanted. Tenor banjo teacher.  685-5972. #3  JACKSON passed away January  11,1986, Arthur Jackson, late of  Gibsons in his 73rd year Survived by a brother, Richard of Ken-  more Alberta; a sister Frieda Con-  Ion in England; nieces and  nephews. Service was held Friday, January 17 in the Chapel of  Deylin Funeral Home, Gibsons.  Reverend John Paetkau officiated. Cremation. #3  , ^^v^-e^svv ���:: i<s -v*\ -  '^Ttie^unsriin^oastNewa  reserves .the right to classify  advertisements , under  ap-  r proprla.fe headings and  determine ��� page location.  The Sunshine Coast- News  also reserves the right to  revise or reject any advertising whicii in the opinion of  the Publisher is in questionable taste. In the event  that any advertisement is rejected the sum paid for the  advertisement will be  refunded.  Minimum M" per 3 line insertion.  Each additional line ,1,��. Use our economical last  weak free rate. Pre-pay your ad for 2 weeks & get  the third week FREE.  THE FOLLOWING CLASSIFICATIONS ARE FREE  Birth Announcements, Lost and Found.  No billing or telephone orders are accepted except  from customers who have accounts with us.  Cash, cheques or money'order*  must accompany all classified advertising.  B      advertisement   will   be     |      - Mimiir>.��  j  Please mail to*  NOON SATURDAY  I* HIOW TO INflMU-iVpQMNI  I  I  I  l  Please mail to  COAST NEWS Classified. Box 460. Gibsons. B.C. VON 1V0  Or bring in person to one of our  Friendly People Places listed above.  Minimum ���4M per 3 line Insertion.  A heart full of thanks to all our  family, friends, neighbours for  their kind words & thoughts on  the loss of my husband Bill. My  two sons, Bill & John.S daughter  Linda, many thanks. June Peterson. ���    '/- ;- ;   #3  Thank yoii to neighbours &  friends for the flowers, cards &  donations & kind expressions of  sympathy on the loss of.Clarence.  Mary Cook & family. #3  I  I  I  I  G-^'  "  """T- 7 - ������ t- ���~  /  ������������������     3  \.Z  !     - ���  :.           n  1 '5L_   ! 1    1*   1   ' 1���i-���1���1    1���1���  zr  I  I  I  I  I  -��[_ ���                   ^_  _��J  ���rd      -  j             " ZCJ  1                       ���                ���".���������  ��8L                                                           -  :              id  I  I  CLASSBFICATIOiW; e.g. For Sale, For Rent, etc. '  L  ]  I OS ABB MB HI�� OB OB I  I  I  J  May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be  praised, adored and glorified  throughout the world forever.  Amen.  Say 6 times a day for 9 days and  ���remember to promise publication.  Your prayer will be answered no  matter how impossible it may  seem to you before the 9th day.  #4  Wanted: female over thirty-five  for happiness. R.J. Watts, Gen.  Del.; Gibsons.        ��� #4  Alcoholics Anonymous  883-9251,'885-2896, 886-7272,  886-2954    . TFN  NEED TO GET AWAY?  For reliable economical travel arrangements, Call Ruth Forrester  at 885-2418 evenings & weekends. Sales representative for  North Vancouver's Capilano  Travel. TFN  MrV& Mrs. A.L1. Michaud wish to  announce',;the engagement of  their /daughter Esther to David  Douglas/son of Mr. & Mrs: Wrrii:'  Dflugias of North Vancouver; ; #3  Ph.cijner ��� sus: ,today ��� 'about' lour  beautiful selection of personalized  wedding ��� invitations, napkins,  matches, stationery, and more!  Jeannie's Gifts & Gems.  886-2023. TFN  lost  ^Single: key w/ruby imitation key  holder. Reward. Gibsons area.  fe886-9076. #3  Please return pictures of children  plus ID from Burgundy wallet to  Coast News Office.       . /" #3  South Coast  i*        Ford  1984 MUSTANG  CONVERTIBLE  .V8, automatic, stereo,  speed control, P/W,  P/locks, black paint/red  cloth  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  tmmmmmmmmmmmmm   Key near Bonniebrook with GM  leather holder. Claim at Coast  News. #3  Adwil ladies watch found in  Lucky Dollar parking lot.        #3  Black & white  female, 2 mo.  886-9296.  fluffy   kitten,  Cheryl   Ann,  #3  If someone irt your family has a  drinking problem you can see  what it's doing to them. Can you  see what it's doing to you? Al  Anon can help. Phone 886-9826  or 886-8228. TFN  ^:&rii��4tsta.cJi;  WiiUMiMtaiaa^axlai  Pete;,'J  Young Lab cross female, b/w  markings urgently needs home.  885-5734. #3  Arab/Appy cross yearling colt for  sale. Well mannered. Best offers.  Please phone 885-7243. #3  Join West Coast Explorers Club.  Enjoy small group outings to the  theatre, museums, special events  & tours of the Pacific West Coast.  For more info, phone 885-7407.  #5  South Coast  K       Ford       i  1981 CHEV1 TON  ���.   FLAIDECK  V8, 4 'speed  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  r  14.  Wanted  South Coast  Ford      +  WANTED!!!  Good used cars  & trucks.  Trade or we pay cash!!!  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  V^ ��� PL 5936 885-3261 ^  Garage Sales  Flea market Feb. 1, 10-1,  Roberts Creek Hall. 885-3621 for  table.    /, ' #4  South Coast  K      Ford       i  1982 FORD  ESCORT 4 DOOR  4 speed, 4 cyl., good  condition  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885*3281      '  J   18.  tor Sale  Walnut dining room table & 6  chairs, good cond., as is $300.  886-7201. #3  Antique Singer sewing machine,  hand operated, $100. 886-2558.  TFN  Electric guitar with 4 pick-ups,  $100; 50 watt amp., $50 firm.  886-2558. TFN  Atari 400 computer (16), Atari  410 program,recorder, Atari  Basic book, 2 joy sticks, 1 Basic  cartridge plus 3 games, $200;  child size 4 poster water bed,  complete, $150.886-9137.    #5  20 HP garden tractor with mower,  rototilier, until, cart, dozer blade,  seeder, fertilizer, more.  886-8305. #5  2 bicycles; Gitane 15 spd. mens  20" frame, good cond., $75; Ap-  polo Prestige XL, mens 21"  frame 12 spd., exc. cond., $425.  886-7218. #3  South Coast  Ford  1985 FORD  RANGER XLT 4x4  .V6 - 5 speed, sunroof,  AM/FM/cassette, low kms  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  Limited qty. 10" tight knot bevel  siding, S400/M. Clement Sawing  Serv., 886-8218. #5  King sz. water bed, bookcase,  HB; china cab., best offer. Phone  886-2051 after 4 p.m. #3  12 volt marine winch; % heavy  ,duty elec. drill, $150 ea.; anchor  c/wchain or rope, $100; 40 gal.  aquarium; filter, pump, lights,  etc., $150. 886-7887. #5  BE READY FOR SPRING  Do it now. Custom Boat tops,  Upholstery,' flooring. Windshields. REPAIRS one of  our specialties.  W.W. UphoUUry &  Boat Tops Ltd.  886-7310  4 L78-15 summer tires, $80 and  - 2 H78-15 winter tires-, $50, all in  good cond.; 2J85-.14 radial,all  season tires' $25 pr.; Ford P.U,  seat, drk. red, $25; English pub  style couch & chair, $125.  886-9452. #3  DID YOU KNOW?  Show Piece Frames .  ��� - does needlework stretching  - cuts mats of any shape & size  - has a good selection of wooden  & metal moulding  - and offers Picture Framing  Workshops?  Don't miss the next one, Sunday,  Feb. 9, 10-4 p.m/Register now,  886-9213. #5  For parts only;  '60 Mercedes Benz;  '67 VWtype 3stn. wgn.;  '69 Rambler American.  Offers on .whole vehicles only.  Take   them   away!   885-3396  anytime. #5  ,   CLAHOLM  FURNITURE  -January-  SALE  SAVE 50%  on love seats  SAVE 25%  oh sofas  SAVE 20%  on dining room suites  SAVE 20%  on bedroom suites  VISA & '  MASTERCARD ACCEPTED  Inlet Ave. 885-3713  'It Block North ol Sichelt Post Office  Radial arm saw, Dewalt,. 10"  110/220, $375; 10" table saw  (Classic Delta),' $175; wood  lathe, $100; Carson drafting  machine & table, $225.  886-3095. #3  Ask about manufacturer's special  of up to $150 off select Elmira  Wood Heaters in addition to 12%  off.  Carlyle's  Wood  Comfort  885-4746  #3  Chinon CE-4 camera body, standard lens, and wide-angle lens,  $200.885-7243.       " #3  South Coast  ^���'���������V;F'6rd//7  1980 CHRYSLER  LEBARONWGN  V8, automatic, loaded  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  Household furn., great cond.,  Duncan Phyffe din. rm. ste.,  $400; antiquey walnut 'bdrm.  ste., $400; Singer tr. sew.'  mach,', $50; 2 overstfd. armchairs, $40 each; couch & chair,  $250; rolitop desk, $400. Call'  Eve Schilling, 886-8467.        #4  Beautiful 4 post., 4 pc. walnut  bdrm. set, new mattress, exc  cond.-885-3458. #4  Stand-up freezer, $200; 1 HD  wash. & dr., $450; McClary  wood stove, $450; Springer  Spaniel, FREE. 886-7227 or  886-9144. #4  Powerful truck mounted  STEAM  CLEANING  equipment,  for the  best possible mutts!!!  CHERISHED  CARPET CARE  886-3823  lormeriy Ken Dtvrws & Son  Will sell or trade 24' 5th wheeler  & holiday membership for down  payment on a 900 sq. ft. home.  886-3531. #4  Captain's bed, 5" B&W TV, apt.  size fridge, laundry pump.  886-8504. ' #4  SEASONED ALDER FIREWOOD  $75/cord delivered  886-3101  "    ���'��� - #4  South Const  L Ford  1985 FORD LTD 4  DOOR  V6, automatic, air  conditiong, AM/FM/stereo,  . warranty .  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 888-3281  On sale until the end of January. ,!  Elmira 900 rated to 1500 sq. ft./"!  reg. $599, now $436.62; Elmira ;  1100 rated to 1800 sq. ft., reg. ;  $799, now $611.62. *  Carlyte's  Wood  Comfort  885-4746  #4-:  6'6" x 5' L shaped padded bar &'.  4 matching wrought iron stools;.  26" TV, cabinet only. To view  call 886-7856. #3  W.W. UPHOLSTRY  & BOAT TOPS LTD.  886-7310,  Fabrics  4  vinyls  & an  supplies tor the do-it-yourselfer.  Kitchen   Chlirs   -1 day service   (bring one chair lor estimate)  Ptoxiglis - Awnings  Coroplast  Floathouse for sale/16' x 24'  frame house, plumbed, on 32* x  32' log float. Ph. 885-4493.    #3  Chesterfield & chair; Hoover spin  dry washer, chest of drawers;  kitchen table & chairs, misc.  chairs; floor polisher, reasonable.  886-9085. #3  WANTED: backhoe. 886-3892  evenings. #3  Massey-Harris - 30 frontend  loader, $600;- rototilier, $100;  beachcombing boat, $100; 70  Mavrick & Ventura parts, $1 &  up. 886-8251.      . #3  Handmade cedar chests, cradles,  full length mirrors, and custom  orders. 886-3526. #3  Now. you can get 12.5% off on  any wood stove, fireplace insert,  giass doors, insulated chimney or  wood cookstove that you order in  the month of January from  Carlyle's Wood Comfort.  885-4748. #3  Parker/Hale 30-06 rifle, 4x.  Buschnell scope & ammo., $350;  Maclary dryer,"new motor, $175;  Hot Point stove, Corning top, A-1,  $300.886-3095. #5  Duck eggs: for gourmet baking  and general richness. 885-2015.  #3  House numbers carved and  treated to your specification on a  board or individual. 885-2045.  #3  8-trac recorder; port. 8-trac  player; 2 colour TVs; 1 Osterizer;  1 sleeper for PU; 1 port,  typewriter; 2 vacuum cleaners; 1  shop vac; misc. items.  886-2051. #3  Green Alder, split, delivered, 2  cords, $130; 4 cords, $240.  883-9235. #3 14.  Coast News, January 20,1986  */>;  m  1  w  II  II  Ikea couch, rust coloured/ as  new, $200 OBO; Franklin wd.  stv., $100;.men's 10 spd. bike,  $150. Call 886-2508. #3  Firewood, cut to 16" lengths,  small split, $75/cord, local del.  888-9751. TFN  FOR EXPLOSIVE REQUIREMENTS  Dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse. Contact Gwen Nimmo,  Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Farmer  Institute. TFN  W.W. Upholstry &  Boat Tops Ltd.    886-7310  W.W. FOAM  SHOP  Mattresses, all sizes/pillows, cushion  forms, chips (bolsters many shapes &  sizes), exercise mats, mattress anchors.        SPECIALS ON OFF CUTS  c. 1880's Settee, burgundy  brocade, $1500. 886-7303  Mon.-Wed.   ' TFN  COAST COMFORT  Teas, herbs, sachets, potpourri,  mulled wine spice, mineral bath  & more. Great gifts from $1.95 to  $3.95. Available at THE  BOOKSTORE, Cowrie St.,  Sechelt, 885-2527 & other local  stores. TFN  Cotoneaster ground cover. 4"  pots 25 or more $1 ea. Hedging  cedars, 3 varieties. Direct from  grower. 1 gallon size. Min. order  25, $3 each .with fertilizer or $4  planted. Free delivery locally.  B&B Farms, Roberts Crk.  885-5033. TFN  South Coast  Ford  1985 FORD  MUSTANG GT  ���;302/V8, 5 speed, stereo,  './���/   sunroof, low kms  Wharf Rd, Sechelt  . DL 5936 885*3281  f &SS0IL  Mustiroom manure $25 per yd.,  $24 ;fbr seniors.Cheaper by the  J trucklpad:Call aft. 6 or anytime  on /weekends   &   holidays.  ; 885-5669. : TFN  Multicycle Inglis auto washer,  $295! Guaranteed & delivered.  883-2648;    / TFN  SCREENED TOP SOIL  883-9294  , 883-2220  TFN  -VteiTn^our^-home-^with a^wood -  |tstpye.jGet 12.5%'off In.the month  I-of*January. -������������*'���'���   -*<  Cartyto's  Wood  /Comfort  885-4746  Comfy Wood Heat  ".'"������'���'. ,v./    #3  Firewood: Alder $80; - Red Cedar  $50/cord, we deliver. 886-8193.  TFN  PENINSULA HYDROPONICS     [  10x10 greenhouse, $149; Marley  glass greenhouse, $499;  Reindeer Products, metal halides.  Everything for your indoor & outdoor gardens. 885-4643.      TFN  Mid 70's V.W- Van parts &  camper pts., near new 1600  motor, $400; '65 Pont, parts,  snow tires, etc. 886-2512.     #3  1972 Mazda pick-up with  canopy, new clutch, new brakes,  good running order, $750 OBO.  886-7887 or 886-9316. #3  1966 Comet, 4 dr. sedan, 6 cyl.  automatic, exc. transportation.  886-2109, aft. 6 p.m. #3  '74 GMC Suburban, $600.  885-5640, evenings. ' #5  South Coast  --      Ford  1985 TEMPO  4 DR., RED  5 speed, 4 cyl. motor  Ford executive driven, low  kms, save $$$$$$$  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  OL 5936 885-3281  ^ ���' y  1977 Pinto.wagon, new batt.,  brakes, linkage, $1200.  ���886-8527. #4  Aluminum body; 1965 Chev. van,  292 engine, runs well, $1500  OBO. 886-8527. #4  1976 Honda Civic hatchback,  80,000 mi., badly rusted, still  runs, parts car? Offers.  885-4746. #3  1972 Mazda pick up with  canopy, new clutch, new brakes,  good running order, $850 OBO.  886-7887 or 886-9316. #3  1 bdrm. cottage on landlord's  property, fully furn., ht. & Ight  inc., cbl. avail., children OK,  sorry no dogs or cats, near Wood-  creek sub., $235/m. 886-8464.  #5  2 bdrm. house until end of June,  Beach Ave., Roberts Creek,  $425/m. 433-1492. #5  5 bdrm. house in Rbts. Ck., 2  bthrms., pool table, swm. pool,  sauna, fr. & stove, nr. beach &  school, $600 neg., kids & pets  OK. 885-7719. #5  Spacious bright 3 bdrm. suite,  complete top floor of house,  ; stove, fridge & FP,. quiet residential area, close to schools & shopping, >etc., $375, ref. please.  886-8212.       /���.   . TFN  2 bdrm. semi-furn. suite, Wilson  Creek area, heat & light incl.,  $340/m. Phone 886-3866 days,  886-7042 eves. TFN  Lg. 3 bdrm. w/view, FP, 2 appl.,  fenced yard, 2 car CP, full bsmt.,  upper Bonniebrook.  403-529-1813. #4  Community Hall for rent in  Roberts Creek. Phone Debbie,  886-3994, 7-10 p.m. TFN  nteu;.itetet  1 Bdrm Lt. Hskpg. Suites  1 Bdrm Cabins  ��� Colour TV  ��� Linen Service  ��� Hydro & Cable  Lg. $350/m. or $100/wk  Sm. $300/m. or $90/wk  886-2401  if  Campers  South Coast  Ford  1982 DODGE  CAMPER VAN  V8,.automatic, raised roof,  fridge, stove, toilet  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  )  1 bdrm. duplex, beach frontage,  newly renovated, $300/m.  886-2887. TFN  South Coast  c       Ford       *  1980 FORD F-100  STYLED SIDE  Manual 0/drive transmission,  300 CID 6 cyl. Very Clean,  33,000 kms.  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  ^     PL 5936 885-3281       _j  One 2 bdrm. self cont; suite,  1356 Fletcher; avail, now, ref.,  $225/m. Collect 1-926-5353. #5  2 suites avail., inc. furn., hydro,  cable, $200 & $275. Call  886-7274 aft. 4 p.m.       '     #5  4   bdrm.   available  886-8469 after 6 p.m.  Feb.  1.  #5  4 bdrm., 3 appl., 2 Vi bath., elec.  ht., near shpg. mail & school;,  $500/m. 886-9777 btwn. 9a.m.  &noonpreven. #5  zi't  -P^^*lWaff W/^>*  12' Carvel, w/oars, wood const.,  recent refit, seaworthy, reas.  Rick, 886-7531. #3  10' fiberglass boat, exc. for  fishing, $200; also, windsurfer,  complete, $250. 886-3095.     #3  21' commercial with sea licence,  VHF, depth sounder, hydraulic  nigger head, good for 250 traps  a day, good prawning boat, asking $7500. Call 885-7915.      #4  9 ft. plywd. row boat, like new,  with oars. $125; 76 4x4 Blazer,  $2600.885-7738. #4  THE MANSE TOWNHOUSE  IS TAKING RENTAL  APPLICATIONS  ��� modern two bedroom  townhouse  ,   ���  Done and a half baths  EWfully. carpeted  B five appliances including:  dishwasher, washer  and dryer  D private sundeck  ��� enclosed garage  ��� family oriented  D close to Sunnycrest Mall,  schools, tennis court &  jogging field    ..  D good references required  ��� $425 per month  Call Peter, 886-9997  evenings  '65 Merc. PU, good motor, runs  well, good wood truck, $300.  886-9408. #3  '67 GM Beaumont, SW, good  cond., re-built 283 eng., $600  firm. 886-9087.   / / #5  '72 Toyota, good runabout, $350  OBO. Call, coll., -929-5507 or  886-7734 wkends. #5  fztt  Mobile Homes  "78   Datsun  885-5248.  PU,   no  motor.  #3  South Coast  k-'     Ford  1984 LINCOLN  MARK VII  302 EFI automatic, All the  Power options. Arctic White  paint, red leather interior.  Priced to Save $$$$$  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  ^     PL 5936 865-3281       ^  1975 Pontiac Le Manse, good  condition, $1400.886-3321.' #3  Mobile home space available.  Sunshine Coast Mobile Home  Park. 886-9826. TFN  South Coast  ���f       Ford       *  1978 FORD E-350  MOTORHOME  V8 automatic/low kms.  Shower, stove, fridge, aux.  , power plant, rooftop air  conditioning. Priced Right!  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  Motorcycles  3  1969   Mercedes  cond.,   sunroof,  886-3322.  220D,  $3300  exc.  OBO.  #3  Yamaha MX 100, needs one ring  and throttle cable, $200 OBO:  886-7864, Billy. #3  Wanted to Kent  '80 Ford Fiesta, one owner,  $3000; 77 GMC 4x4, % ton,  $3600. Mon. to Fri., 883-2427.  #3  1979 Ford Granada, PS, PB, 6  cyl. auto, 2 tone, exc. cond.,  $2650.886-9839. #5  1974 F250 Camper Special,  reblt. heads, 8 tires & wheels,  runs good, body great, alum,  canopy, $1500 OBO. Steve.  886-3841. #5  3 bdrm. exec, type home for 3  mo. plus refs. avail., Gibsons &  Roberts Creek .area. 530-6973.  #3  1 or 2 bdrm. apt./ste. for mature  N/S couple, must be clean &  warm, Gibsons area by Mar.  31st. 886-2182. #4  Cottage/house for 2 wks. in late  July. Pref. Hopkins waterfront.  886-3132 aft. 6:30 p.m. or on  weekends. #3  Trailer for sale or rent, Sunshine  Coast Trl. Park, rent, $275/m.  Call 886-3419. #5  Hopkins-Hopkins-Hopkins  2 bdrm. apt. with utility room  overlooking   Hopkins   Wharf.  886-7516. #5  Bach, ste., cent. Gibsons,  $225/m., Feb. 1. Ph. 886-3351  or 886-8646. #3  Executive House Apts. has  1  bdrm. suites for rent. FREE hot  water. For info, call 886-8350.  '   #5  Roberts Creek  2 bdrm. house, 2 bathrooms, full  bsmt., wood heat, $400/m.  886-9192 aft. 5 p.m. #3  Lg. 1 bdrm. cottage, Roberts  Creek, wood heat, $250/m.  885-5701 after 6 p.m. #3  Cozy 2 bdrm. & den cedar home  on Vz acre in Welcome Woods  area, fridge, stove, washer, wood  heater, children welcome, avail.  Feb. 1 or sooner, $350/m.  987-0574/ : #4  Gibsons, attractive 4 rm., 1  bdrm., lg. living rm., smart kitchen, appl., 1-2 adults, no pets.  885-2198. #4  3 bedroom house, Lower Rd.,  R.C., wash./dryer, airtight,  $400/m. Call 985-1832.        #4  New 2 bdrm. suite, off street  parking, stove, frig., util. inc.,  $350,886-2565. #3  Waterfront 4 bdrm; house, Gibsons bay, large lot, oil or wood  heating, FP, F&S, noh smoker,  ref., avail. Mar. 1, $500/m. plus  damage dep. 886-8087.        #3  2 bdrm. house with half basement, 2 appl., wood stove, central Gibsons, avail. Feb. 1, $400.  886-3963. #3  2 bdrm. trailer, avail, now, sorry  no pets or kids, $285 inc. hydro.  886-2726. #3  2 bdrm. house, 4 appl., view,  convenient to all amenities,  $400/m. 886-8585.   . #3  Deluxe apt., 2 bdrm., car port for  tear, central Sechelt, avail, immediately, $450/m., heat inc.  885-9330 or 885-2341. #3  2 bdrm. duplex near Cedar Grove  School, fridge, stove & wood-  stove. FREE MICROWAVE!  886-3908. ���;.'. ,    #3  Office space for rent, 2nd floor  above Gibsons Building Supplies.  886-8141. TFN  1-2-3 bdrm. apts, heat & Cbl: vision inc., reas. rents. 886-9050.  TFN  Clean spacious apt. ste.-; lv. rm.,  fam'. rm. & kitchen on main floor.  3 bdrms., bathroom & sundeck  upstairs, lower Gibsons 4-plex,  $340/m., refs.;Riser $21-7788  aft. 5.p:m.-:>;,' ���;. :/.;/;, ,j JFN  .1 3 bdrm. house, country kit.,  Vh bath, wood-elec. heat,' on  Gambier Is., rent neg. 886-2758  eves. ��� i #1  TEREDO SQUARE  Office space to" lease, excellent"  location, elevator service, 3rd  floor, view, carpeted, some space  can be subdivided and/or combined.  No. 1 -390 Sq.ft.  No. 2 - 1940 sq. ft.  No. 3 - 1015 sq. ft.  For information call 885-4466.  TFN  GIBSONS RCMP  Wilful damage was reported  on January 10 by the Gibsons  Post Office. Unknown persons  entered the Post Office during  the night and attempted with  the use of a lighter or matches,  to burn the plastic window of  one mail box.  On January 12, vandals  smashed the window of a  residence located at the corner  of Truman and Dougal Roads.  A rock was used.  Wilful damage was reported  on January 12 from Abex Auto  Body where rocks were thrown  tit 'Y.-cvt <  *���J *r ��� .,      *^NS v   -a    S  Help Wanted  through the windows of three  vehicles causing $300 worth of  damage.  A break and entry into the  premises of a business located  on Hansen Road was reported  on Janaury 13. An amount of  cash was stolen from the till.  A summer cabin located at  the end of Smith road in  Langdale was reported broken  into on January 14. A pair of  binoculars were stolen.  Theft over $1000 was reported by Gambier Island Log Sorting on January 14. Two acetylene tanks, one red and one  black and valued at $600 were  taken from the beach area of  West Bay. A 22" diameter propeller, was also taken.  A local man was charged  with impaired driving and driving over .08 on January 12. He  was arrested as a result of a  single vehicle accident which  took place in the-Flrcrest and  Pratt Roads area.  SECHELT RCMP  A break and entry into a  residence located on Wakefield  Road was reported on.January  10. A quantity of liquor was  stolen.  ^'*'"S/ZS/'U/^  Wanted  An experienced full-time greens  keeper is required by the Pender  Harbour Golf Society. Submit  resume by Jan. 28/86 to Box 96.  Madeira Pk.,BC VON 2H0.     #4  Warm family or couple to provide  room &' board & assistance as  needed to * mildly handicapped  adult male. Special rate  ' negotiable. Call 885-7488.     #5  Exp. cleaners needed for fire  restoration, perm, part-time positions avail.  For interview call  ��� 886-3823. #4  Cook required in Madeira Park.  Call 883-9019. #3  Mature lady to babysit while  moms meet, Tues. 9:30 -11:30,  $10/wk. 885-3709. #3  Chimney cleaning & general  maintenance, reasonable rates.  885-2573. #5  CUSTOM TILE INSTALLATION  Let me help with your design.  Free est. 886-8305. #5  Carpenter, electrician & plumber  - reliable & reasonable. 886-9316  or 886-7887. #5  "Hammers^ for Hire". Renovations 8- general repairs. For free  estimate call 884-5352. #3  South Coast  K      Ford       A  Experienced   &   reliable   soap  maker. Call 885-2527 days. - #3  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICES LTD.  Topping-Limbing-Danger tree  removal.   Insured,   guaranteed  work. Free estimates:-885-2109.  TFN  St. Mary's Hospital  RN's  Casual Staff  Relief RN's required immediately for the following  areas: ICU, Ernerg., PAR,  OR, Case Room, ECU,  Med/Surg. Experience appropriate to specific specialty required. Thorough orientation provided. Salary  $13.75/hour. Tor more information or to apply: -:  '���������>:, Mrs. L. Buchhorn  i:u Personnel Officer  n     St. Mary's Hospital  it ;       P;0: Box7777  Sechelt, BC VON 3A0  1985 TEMPO  4 DR., SILVER  5 speed, 4 cyl.,  low kms,, save $$$  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  ��� OL 5936 885-3281  Automotive repairs mechanic with  23 yrs. experience, factory trained on domestic & import cars.  Reasonable rates. Russell,  886-8073. ���.   #4  Exp. plumber needs work. New &  old jobs. Call any time,  886-9149     ' #4  Our Business Is  vSp   "BOOMING"  "^ ��� Free dead car removal  ��� Truss sales & delivery ,  ��� Cash paid for scrap metal  , :��� Home of the TURF FAIRY  Think of me whan yo^nMd adit  Garrvs Crane  Service 886-7028  IT'S  TIME  FOR  YOUR  FRUIT  TREES TO GET THE SNIP!  For tree pruning, custom fencing,  clean-up & haul away, call MATT  SMALL the Gardener. 886-8242.  _______^_ #3  Landscaping, garden maint.,  trees pruned & sprayed. Get  ready for winter now. Phone  886-9294. TFN-  I need a job, will do any kind of  work. Pick up for hire. 886-3526.  #3  South Coast  V        Ford       t  1979 FORD F-150  cQlt  'AmMbTnice  liort; 55,000 kms  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  OL 5936 885-3281  Hardwood floors resanded and  finished. Work guaranteed. Free  est. Phone 885*5072. TFN  MOBILE HOME MAINTENANCE  Roof repairs, skirting, levelling,  stairs, etc.,'any mobile home problems. 885-5995. TFN  Reliable licensed electrician,  new, additions, electric heat.  Gordon, 886-8250. #4  HI! I'm a  responsible  15 year old  student,recently moved  to Gibsons, and looking for  part-time work.  BABYSITTING  ;.;.-  WifgMqu^  fants, tots or elementary school  kids - available after school,  eves, or weekends. Have 4 yrs.  exp. - $2 hr.  ODD JOBS  Lawn mowing, housecleaning,  what have you. References  available. $4. hr.  If you  need  any help  please call  DANA at  886-2558  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  And Others  NOELLE MARGARET  ASLESON  Deceased  NOTICE is'hereby given  that  creditors  and  others  having claims against the  estate      of    NOELLE  MARGARET   ASLESON,  Deceased, formerly of Gibsons, British Columbia, are  required to send full particulars of such claims to the  undersigned   executors   at  2600 - 700 West Georgia  Street, Vancouver, BC V7Y  1B3 on or before the 6th day  of March, 1986, after which  date the estate's assets wilk  be   distributed,- having  regard only to claims that  have been receive^.  A. Mark*Asleson  :,     Ctirlitlru B.A.fAxlesOT  Executors  by Farrls, Veughan,  Wills A Murphy  South Coast  Ford  1985 TEMPO  4 DR., BLUE  5 speed, 4 cyl. motor  Ford executive driven  low kms,.save $$$. Warranty  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  BLANKET CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING  These Ads appear in the more than 70 Newspapers  of the B.C. and Yukon Community Newspapers Association and reach 800,000 homes and a potential two million readers.  $119. for 25 words   ($3. per each additional word)   Call the COAST NEWS at 885*3930 to place one.  AUTOMOTIVE  Where can you lease a truck  for only $119.97 per month?  Call R.C. Bell collect at 525-  3481 or toll-free at 1-800-  242-7757. PL 5674.   Ford Diesels, crew Cabs,  Super Cabs, Regular Cabs,  Cube Vans, new, used 4x2,  4x4. Sell, lease. Call Bob  Langstaff 522-2821. Out of  town call collect.  BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES  FOR SALE MISC.  NOTICES  SERVICES  Unfurn. new 1 bdrm. suite, inc.  util., close to shop, centre,  $295/m. 886-8487. #3  1 bdrm. traiier for rent, 1 mi. outside Gibsons, $225. Ph.  886-9625. #3  Gambier Is.  eves.  rent neg. 886-2758  #4  Nice  clean   modern   2  bdrm.  home, Chaster & Gower Pt. Rd.,  ref. please, $400/m. 886-8212.  TFN  3 bdrm. house on acreage,  Tillicum Bay, fridge, stove, FP,  cable TV, full bsmt., children  welcome, pet allowed, $350/m.  Phone Sydney Heal 885-5693.  #3  Mobile home space. Ponderosa  Pines, adults only. Free est. on  reloc. 885-5995. TFN  Lease 4x4 $244 per month!  Factory order to your specs!  Lease/buy car/truck-GM-  Ford-Chrysler-lmports. Call  Ray Lovell Toll-free 1-800-  242-4416, 584-1222. D.L.  7836. .  One hour credit approval!  Possible with our exclusive  Dial-A-Car and instamatic  credit program. Lease-purchase with or without option,  your choice. Low, low payments, to suit your budget.  Featuring a complete line of  GM cars and trucks. Aiso,  always available, an excellent selection of quality pre-  owned luxury vehicles for  the' discriminating buyer.  Ask for Harold Pieus at  Royal GM (home of white  glove service). 922-4111. 680  Marine Drive at Taylor Way,  Wj?!3!Vancouver. D.L. 5534.  Buy or lease new or used  trucks direct from B.C.'s #1  volume Ford Dealer. Nothing down we pay transportation OAC. Call Walley or  Ken collect 464-0271. Metro  Ford.  Cut your fuel in half. Re-  power your truck with used  or reconditioned diesels  from Japan. Prices from  $1,749. c/w five speed.  Dealers inquiries invited.  Simpson Power Products  Ltd., 110 Woolridge Street,  Coquitlam. B.C. V3K 5V4.  (604) 520-3611.   BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES   Fragrance Consultants  Wanted. Market Seasons' 30  exclusive Replica Perfumes  & Colognes. World's finest  Fragrances! Earn Hundreds  saving others Thousands.  Special'$300 Retail Kit $99.  1-800-387-7875.  Lease: 65 Seat Licensed Restaurant (Possible Truck  Stop) on Trans Canada  Highway, Salmon Arm.  $800. /month three acres.  Ernie 828-1515, 573-3606 in  time for Expo 86.       Auto Body Shop Vz million  sales 10 Bays plus frame  bay. Financial statement to  buyers with bank letter of  references $125,000. with  good lease on building. Box  701,  Abbotsford,  B.C:  V2S  6R7.    Wanted silent or working  partner or Leasee for Eat-in,  Take-out Restaurant, West  Kootenays. $15,000 investment required. Write Box  3007K, CasNews, Castlegar,  B.C. V1N 3H4.   Retail Meat Store, located in  Houston, B.C. 20 ft. freezer,  20 ft. service counter, walk-  in cooler, walk-in freezer,  saw grinder. (Complete and  operating). Growing busi-  ness. $30,000. 845-7033.  EDUCATIONAL  Free Career Guide describes 200 learn-at-home correspondence Diploma Courses: Accounting, Art, Bookkeeping, Business Management, Clerk Typist, Secretary, Journalism, Television  Servicing, Travel. Granton  (1A), 1055 West Georgia,  #2002, Vancouver. (604)685-  8923.   Auction School -- 14th year,  1200 graduates. Courses,  April, August and December. Write Western School  of Auctioneering, Box 687,  Lacorftbe, Alta. TOC 1S0.  Phone (403)782-6215.  FOR SALE MISC.'  Lighting Fixtures. Western  Canada's largest display.  Wholesale and retail. Fret-  Catalogues available. Nor-  burn Lighting Centre Inc.,  4600 East Hastings Street,  Burnaby, B.C. V5C 2K5.  Phone 1-299-0666. ._  Introductory Meat Special.  Pork side order only $25.  with purchase of a beef sale,  or hind order and rib section. Inquire today. Black  Angus. 438-5357.     '  Adult Video Movies, VHS/  Beta. Top quality, low price.  Best titles, uncut, prompt  delivery. Write for free listing. AMPIX, Ste. 17, P.O.  Box 547, Montreal, Quebec,  H2V4G3.    Make money preparing tax  returns. Learn to save tax  dollars by correspondence.  Write U&R Tax Schools,  1345 Pembina Hwy., Winnipeg, Man., R3T 2B6. For  Free Brochure.   Official Licensed Products  with your favorite sport team  logo. Football, CFL, NFL,  Hockey, NHL, Baseball National and American. Jersey  golf shirts, jackets, pennants, hats and much more.  Write for complete price list.  276-0330. Pro Sports Den,  125-4940 No.3 Road, Rich-  mond, B.C. y6X3_A5.  Snowmobilefs. One of the  largest inventories of new &  used parts in B.C. We wreck  machines all makes. Williams Outdoor Recreation,  Box 242, Lac La Hache.  396-7639. B.C. Toll-free 1-  800-452-7211.   Montreal Military Surplus:  workshirts $2.75, workpants  $3.50, workboots $15. Handcuffs, bags, knives, parkas,  combat pants, etc. $2 for  catalogue (reimbursement  on first order) Military Surplus, Box 243, Saint Tim6-  thee, Quebec. JOS 1X0.  GARDENING      Indoor gardening. Greenhouses and hydroponics. We  have it ail at great prices.  1000W Halides. $175. Send  $2. for info-pack or call  Western Water Farms Inc.  1244 Seymour Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6B 3N9. (604)  682-6636.   HELP WANTED   Weekly newspaper in Central Alberta requires an experienced newspaper advertising sales person. Newspaper located in, a progressive community of 5000 people with a trading area population of over .30,000. Interested applicants must apply  in writing with complete  resume to: The Stettler Independent, Box 310, Stettler,  Alberta. TOC 2L0.  Edson's 75 Anniversary  Committee invites you to  attend the Homecoming  Weekend, August 1,2,3,4,  1986. For further information contact: Mrs. S. Mahon,  Edson's 75 Anniversary  Committee, P.O. Box 7586,  Edson, Alta. TOE OPO.  PERSONALS   Dates Galore. For all ages  and unattached. Thousands  of members anxious to meet  you. Prestige Acquaintances. Call Toll Free 1-800-  263-6673. Hours: 9 a.m. - 7  p.m. .   Wanted answers: Write today for a free 8-lesson Bible  Study. New Testament.  Christians only. Not affiliated with denominational religions. Box 327, Chilliwack,  B.C. V2P 6J4.           Now an opportunity to meet  other unattached adults In  your area. Serving singles of  all ages.* Close Encounters,  837 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6B 2R7. 876-  4270.         '     '  Free "Classique Lingerie"  Catalogue, now available in  Canada! 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If my .property .is  ; worth $200,000 that means I  ; may lose between $20,000 to  ; $100,000 if forced to sell.  Like other waterfront proper-  ; ty owners I purchased my pro-  ; perty mainly for the view and  ��� use of the foreshore. I now have  a four acre industrial site in  ' front of. me which may grow to  ��� 25 acres. Does he honestly think  ; I have no right to complain?  The people who are pro-  ; testing the location of  ; Scantech's fish farms and icing  plants are not against  aquaculture or the jobs it may  | create. We believe that fish  ;. farms can prospei* and create  '' jobs in areas where they will not  ' harm other people. All the other  '<��� fish farmers have done this.  How many people really  believe that a person would actually pay. more money for a  property beside a fish farm and  icing plant?  Some people believe there  should be a moratorium on the  granting of fish farm permits.  Richard asks, "By what rights  do they, seek to deny the rights  of others to work and  prosper?" I ask,' what right do  the fish farmers have to ruin  whole areas and cause financial  damages to already established  residents who have large investments in their properties.  I  also  feel  that intelligent  public debate about this industry will be beneficial for  everyone including the fish  farmers. We left our forests and  our wild fishery in the hands of  the governments and the industries and the results have  been disastrous. Therefore .7  believe public debate of this new  industry can only be a beneficial  exercise.  I appreciate Richard taking  time out to express his interest,'  but I feel his commie bashing  crusade is a little misguided. We  have far more to fear from the  fascist element in this province.  Mac Richardson  Sechelts grateful  Editor:  In all our struggles over the  last three years, we have appreciated all the news put out by  the Coast News on our behalf.  Thank you for letting the  people on the Sunshine Coast  know what is going on in our  struggle towards self government.  Our draft legislation has now  passed through the Planning  and Priorities Committee in Ottawa arid now passes to the Legislative House Committee.  We   have   faith   in   David  Crombie and are optimistic that  we will get legislation by Easter.  Stan Dixon  Chief  Sechelt Indian Band  School wars  The Sunshine Coast NDP Club has invited Crawford  killian, weekly education columnist for the Vancouver Province, to speak to the public in Chatelech Music Room in  Sechelt on Sunday, January 26 at 2:30 p.m.  ries  ; Continued from page 2  ��� was a lot going on that we  ��� weren't being told.  l;l To be sure, I told everyone I  ' met and I, wrote letters home  ! about this odd incident, but  'back home they didn't really  I care too much, or so it seemed.  ; It was still 'All the way with  ;LBJ'then,  But when Watergate happen-  ; ned and all the nasty, deadly  ;secrets of. that messy war came  to light, I couldn't help but re-  5 mind those sceptics that I had  iiindeed 'told you so.' Mind you,  !; it was a hollow victory.  The incident which set me off  was seemingly trivial but.I can't  resist an 'I told you so? here  either.  Back in September I wrote a  short editorial criticising the  then director for Area C, Join  McRae for not having passed  on to the regional board his  knowledge that Scantech Resources wanted to put a fish-  farm in Davis Bay early in the  year. . '���. j��.v''.\v/  Clark Hamilton had appeared before the board on  April 11 to plead Scantech's  case for display pens to be  Want It Done Right?  mi wayne ross  Excavating  Septic Fields  Water Lines  Landscaping  Ditching  Wells  22 Years Of Experience Working For You  10% Discount  to SENIORS  . % 885-5617  I .    ^FOR ALL YOUR BACKHOE NEEDS"  FREE  ESTIMATES  moored some 100 feet offshore, without fish. I quote  from the Coast News, April 15,  "It will not be touching the  land, and it is only to display  and to test," said Hamilton,  who went on to/say that it  would be an ideal place for  students in the aquaculture program to practise changing nets  without endangering fish-stock.  The nets would definitely not  contain U-Catch-'em fish.  But a letter has now come into my possession from Bernt  Rindt, a Scantech principle; on  makeshift Scantech letterhead  and dated February 6, 1985. It  is addressed to Oddivin (sic) ,  Vedo" Sando.it. says; in   part j  .'Scahtecri Resources has at this'  time submitted an application...  for a foreshore lease located at  Davis Bay for a working fish  farm to be on display.  The letter adds that *we are  hoping to be able to train a few  people to take care of and  supervise this display farm.'  It's obvious from this letter  that Scantech's intention was to  install a fish farm at Davis Bay,  fish and all, and one can only  wonder why neither Vedo nor  anyone connected with the company chose to inform the regional board that this was indeed  the case.  If they did, why did it not  arise at a public meeting where  the business was under discussion?  It seems to me that this is certainly a case for an 'I told you  so' - my editorial hit the nail on  the head and Mr. McRae's consternation was not all that it appeared to be.  Trivial perhaps, but interesting in light of consequent  events and it is, after all,  another piece in the puzzle.  A sunny day at Porpoise Bay lights up a view that is hard to beat anywhere in the world. Seen from the  Tyee Air dock, the government wharf with its picturesque boats is dwarfed between sea, sky and the  mountains. ���Duuine Evans photo  Hal ley's Comet viewing  is well attended  More than 60 people atteiided  a comet Halley viewing session  held January 11 at Bonniebrook  Beach Park. Several amateur  astronomers arrived at dusk, set  up their telescopes and made  them available to the public for  viewing Halley's comet.  The comet appeared low in  the southwest sky, approximately 10 degrees above the  bright planet Jupiter. While not  easily seen with the naked eye  the comet looked quite impressive through the telescopes,  appearing as a bright fuzzy  snowball with a large faint dust  tail.  No one seemed disappointed  with the view and most people  had several looks through the  various telescopes that were present.  One lady was heard to say,  "This is fantastic. People say  there is nothing to do on the  coast. You can't do something  like this in the city because there  are too many lights."  Early arrivals were treated to  a view of the planet Jupiter and  its four visible moons.  Other objects seen during the  session were the Orion Nebula  and the Andromeda Galaxy.  Finally with the comet too  low on the horizon to view  anymore, .the crowd dispersed  and the coast's first comet  Halley viewing session came to  an end.  The organizers of the event,  Neil Sandy and Alban Martin,  commented that they plan to  have more public viewing sessions at a later date. .  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'���'���V. >t'  K  N  !:  I  i.i  i  t  I!  i >  li  t'���,:  .*A*?4&��?  ���few?*:  |      Guess Where  The usual prize of $5 will be awarded the first entry drawn which  correctly locates the above. Send your entries to reach the Coast  ��� News, Box 460, Gibsons, this week. Last week's winners were Pan,  Taj and Zephyr Willson who correctly located the statue on the  driveway of the house at Elphinstone and Lockyer Roads, Roberts  Creek.   ���.-..���  All are welcome  looks to future  ���   A forestry conference is being  held Thursday,   January  23,  presented by Capilano College  in co-operation with a number  of other community agencies.  ;   A planning group led by Dr.  Douglas'  K.   Jardine,   Acting  Principal of Capilano College,  -with Irene Lugsdin, Community  Development   officer;   Barry  Wilbee   of   SCEDS;   Will  Buhner; April Struthers, and-  Barry Custance, and Ray Giza  of the Sechelt B.C. Forest Service office, have designed the  conference   to   address   local  questions within the larger context of forestry in the province.  ; The presenters at the conference, "Forestry as an Instrument  of Economic  Development'', are a mix of foresters,  mill operators, tree planters and  others from the Sunshine Coast;  and   government   representatives, a private consultant and  equipment suppliers. This selection of speakers give a variety  and   balance   to   viewpoints  represented.  The intention of the conference is to take a detailed look  at the forestry sector as it affects  the Coast; to gain a perspective  on present business and employment in the forests, and to  generate ideas s and plans for  future developments in the  resource and its management.  Topics include the recent  Federal/Provincial forestry  agreement and its implications  locally; a look at what is currently! ;happenirig^in_local  forests, or with wood', milling  and manufacturing; all in morning sessions. The afternoon introduces the Vancouver Island  Mayor's. Plan; surveys what has  been done elsewhere; and what  can be done in the future.  The conference, to be held at  the Sechelt Indian Band Hall, is  open to anyone interested in the  forest industry. The date is  January 23, 9 to 4:30 p.m. For  more information or to register  for this free conference, please  call Capilano College, 885-9310  between 10 and 7 p.m.  by Joan Cowderoy  Volunteers respond  residents who have no family on  the Coast, and help is required  in the Gift Shop once a week for  an hour in the morning.  A Drop-In for mothers began  Tuesday afternoons at the  Health Unit in Gibsons early in  the fall last year. Someone, experienced in working with  young children, is needed to  supervise games and craft activities with pre-schoolers, while  their moms participate in  discussions together with the  Public Health nurse.  To register in Sechelt or Gibsons or to find out more, please  call the Volunteer Action Centre, at 885-5881.  The response to our call for  volunteer help last week was  tremendous. Those whb have  not yet called, but would still  like to take on an interesting activity for 1986, should consider  the following possibilities'.  Shorncliffe, the Intermediate  Care Home in Sechelt, requires  assistance right now with some  aspects of the activity program  organized for residents. Volunteers are needed to wash and set  hair at least every other week,  one to one help is required in  the cooking program, men are  heeded to visit some of the male  Economic directions for Gibsons  Gibsons planner Rob Buchan  dominated last Wednesday's  planning meeting by laying out  several new directions for  economic development in the  town.  A proposed Gibsons-based  fish feed manufacturing plant  and a small business "incubator" were discussed and  Buchan proposed revising the  town's data base study to better  assist interested investors and to  lower development cost charges  to encourage more new construction.  David Quinn, of Trend Feed  Limited, told council that his  company's manufacturing  plant, which has been in the  works since the fall, should be  starting production by the middle of February.  The plant will be located in  the industrial park on the Suncoast Truss site and will initially  employ seven people.  "Most feed used- by fish  farms in the province is produced in the States," said Quinn.  "We want to eliminate that supply and enhance research in  B.C., that's our objective. We  have the finances, equipment  and resources we need."  Answering questions from  aldermen, Quinn said the plant  would be handling an already  processed fish product and  there would be no waste or  odour generated and "no more  noise than a diesel truck in your  backyard."  Council responded warmly  and favourably to the proposal  of the 100 per cent Canadian  owned company.  The town planner also told  council that a significant step  toward economic development  in the area has been taken by  two local, .businessmen, Terry  Neill and John Smith, with their  acquisition of the former Twin  Creeks Building Supply property at Highway 101 and Pratt  Road.  Their intention, said Buchan,  is to convert the existing  building into an "incubator"  for the promotion of small  businesses, combining available  space with advice and assistance  on business management and  accounting.  The idea came from former  mayor Larry Labonte after he  had attended a Union of B.C.  Municipalities workshop in  Vancouver. The community  development officer, Irene  Lugsdin, helped Neill and Smith  to work out the details.  "The addition of this type of  facility to our area," Buchan  reported, "should be of great  interest to those technical people in the community at large  (the community development  officer, clerks and planners)  who come into frequent contact  with aspiring business people. I  have already been able to provide Mr. Neill with some local  leads."  An astute marketing tool,  Buchan continued, would be  revising last year's data base  study with economic development in mind, making the study  an effective and relatively inexpensive prornotion for Gibsons.  Some of the additions which  he said might interest prospective investors included an outline of the. town's participation  (still uncommitted by council) in  the Partners in Enterprise Program, detailing tax relief rates;  inventories of available industrial land and of local raw  materials and resources;. water  quality test results with reference to wine-making and brewing potential; and a catalogue of  downtown improvements and  harbour marine facilities as  highlights for tourism potential.  He added that the study,  which is available in town for  $10, would ideally be low cost  to everyone and free to useful  sources, such as local banks and  realtors, federal and provincial  agencies involved in economic  development, local libraries and  schools.  In summary Buchan said,  "While we: have made much  headway in recent times, par-  SD No. 46 again  Work on the budget for  1986-87 is beginning in School  "District 46 and recent announcements from the ministry indicate that the board will find  .itself in much the same position  as in the days before restraint.  A news release received by  Secretary-treasurer Roy Mills  early this month says that the  Minister of Education will be  introducing legislation in the  spring session which will 'eliminate his authority to set a ceiling on the school board budgets  and also eliminate the requirement for school boards to hold  a referendum to raise funds in  excess of the fiscal framework.'  What this means is that the  board will set its own total  budget, and the ministry will  state how much of the budget  they will share in and how much  of it will be unshareable.  Because of time constraints,  Mills states that the board is not  able to wait until the spring to  find out whether this legislation  does indeed pass into law but  will have to start work now to  investigate the various options  open to it.  Pay increases for both teachers and staff will probably be  issues, Mills indicates, and the  problems inherent in having a  large segment of the population  on fixed incomes or working  less than full time will have an  impact on decisions, the board  will have to make.  On the bright side, Mills  points out that this district has a  high assessed value per pupil so  that any locally made decisions  will not raise the mill rate to as  large an extent as in the rest of  the province. He also sees the  possibility of a move towards  more school-based decisions in  the not too distant future.  A letter received by the board  at last Tuesday's school board  meeting from Bill Forst, president of the Sunshine Coast  Teachers' Association (SCTA),  says that the SCTA intends to  push for a modification of the  collective agreement presently in  effect between the board and  the association and proposes an  initial meeting at the end of  January, thereby getting the  process underway at an early  date.  ticularly in the last year, to  upgrade the town both physically and legislatively, we have yet  to come to grips directly with  pur most difficult problem: the  economic viability of the Town  of Gibsons. A new data base  study will be a valuable tool in  such an effort,."  Another proposal, put forward for discussion, was lowering development cost charges to  encourage more new construction. The town's current charge  for a new development is $1100  and is the highest rate on the  Sunshine Coast. While Gibsons,  unlike other communities in the  district, offers sewer, and the  present charge, according to  Buchan, is based on engineering  reports and "is sound", it was  established when lots were costing twice their current value.  So as an incentive for new  residential development, he suggested the town lower its rate to  about $430.  Clerk-treasurer Lorraine  Goddard was skeptical of the  proposal, saying that a change  in the by-law would have to be  passed through Victoria, and  that even if it was, a later attempt to bring it back to the  current rate .might mean  another costly engineering  study.  V She also said the reason for  so few new developments - last  year there were only about five  such charges levied by the town  - is that there are already too  many developed properties on  the market.  Alderman Norm Peterson,  who is a realtor, said council  would have nothing to lose by  lowering its rate on a trial ohe  year basis and. that the year of  Expo would be a good one.    t  Council refered the, proposal  to a later meeting for further  and deeper discussion. :  When you're looking for a way^  to ease the tax bite and retire in  comfort - consider the    .  Advantages of an  QmvedtoU  MsF  _ 1. A wjde variety of investment  vehicles^which'.qualify for  registration.  ��� Guaranteed Investment  Certificate  ��� Installment Certificate  ��� A bond portfolio based  investment fund  ��� A common stock based  investment.fund  ��� A mortgage based  investment fund  ��� A combination of any of the  above to provide a balanced  guaranteed-grdwth savings  plan  2. Investors maintains all records  and provides approved ��� receipts  for Income Tax purposes.  .call';.:"   '"������*:,'.  J.N.VV. 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