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Array .    .-.     .       ���-",  f^*-.    - '"'    "*  Legislative Library  Parliament Buildings  Victoria, BC  V8V 1X4  _w t  Secondary industry still lacking  by Penny Fuller  Companies from as far away  as Sweden set up displays of  " their wares and expertise at the  Aquaculture! Trade _Show last  ;week. The 50 exhibitors offered  ;a wide range of services for any  stage or form of aquaculture  operation.  y Capilano   College's   Aqua-  ; culture Centre was there to  show you how to go from total  ��� ignorance of the subject to acquiring all the basic information  ineeded to get started in the in-  .dustry.  The B.C. Government provided information on the acquisition of Crown Land for the  purposes of starting a fish farm  and .free booklets oh start-up  .procedures and management.  Continental Carlisle Douglas,  a brokerage firm operating out  of Vancouver, was the only  financial institution with an information booth. They were offering assistance to companies  from the inception stage  through public listing on the  Vancouver Stock Exchange to  international financing and in-,  surance underwriting.  They also distributed an in*  teresting information package  on the history of aquaculture  and current world-wide  developments.    -.'.  Just about any other information that might be needed for ;  a successful operation can be  gained through another exhibitor at the show, B.C.  Research.  This is a non-profit indepen  dent society which "conducts  research, development and  other technical work under contract to sponsors in the industry  and government." In other  words, any research you might  want done from packaging, to  fertilizing, to foreign  technology, these people will _  do. They even know how to get  the government to help pay for  some of the cost.  The day-to-day operational  necessities of fish farming were  also well covered. Pamphlets  and demonstrations were  available for everything from  fish inrioculatioris to two-way  radios. A Tacoma corripany  called Sound Environmental  displayed the latest in French  design in shellfish cages while  Applied Microsystems Ltd.  flaunted the newest computer  software for use in the industry.  Conspicuously absent, however, were manufacturers  located on the Sunshine Coast.  Oppdrett Services Canada,  located in Porpoise Bay, sell sea  cages and automatic feeders but  the feed they sell is imported  from the United States. Trend  Feed Inc. is the only local  manufacturer of fish food.  Predator nets, cages, buoys, etc.  are all manufactured elsewhere.  With approximately 40  operating or firmly.committed  fish and shellfish farms on the  Sunshine Coast the potential for  secondary industries remains  virtually undeveloped. In the  meantime, businesses from all  over North America and some  European firms are happy to  supply anything we need.  Last week's,Aquaculture Conference, sponsored by the Sunshine  Coast Aquaculture Association, attracted more than 50 trade exhibitors as well as some 400 delegates.-Here Ann Levi-Lloyd of  Aqua-Can Enterprises shows a state-of-the-art sea scanner, just one  . of the latest technological advances in the aquaculture industry.  -^Ray Smith photo  The Sunshine  Published on the Sunshine Coast      25* per copy on news stanp's    September 8,1986    Volume 40    Issue 36  ^^^^^L^t)sl:^ ,i%3. :^t~-  lashes back  *i*��- /����� -���-��vi-tuHvoJii^wjix,,iT;,,,_,  Aqua West said author  of its own misfortune  It was back to school for the students of School District 46 last week and time to remember that extra  care is needed on the roads. Let's keep our children safe! ���Ray Smith photo  Copping still hot  Water issue simmers  't "This is still absolutely  ridiculous," Bill Copping exclaimed when he talked to the  Coast News last week about the  latest proposal from the regional district for resolving his  long-standing battle over water  rates.  "User fees means that if you  use, you pay. If you go into a  restaurant and buy a hamburger  you don't pay for yours and for  nine others as well!  '���Victoria will not approve  this by-law. There's a 44 per  cent reduction in my bill and  they are going after getting me a  refund for some of my overpayments but the rates are still  four times too much. Their  method of charging for offices  is wrong. I have to pay for every  little broom closet in my  building. Seven offices : at $81  each!"  The regional district's new  water rates by-law levies a flat  rate of $81 per office, regardless  of the number of users or of the  amount of water used. There  are a few exceptions to this, but  those are metered. Copping had  requested a meter from the  district but meters are on the  way out, according to regional  district policy and the rates are  based on fire flow, not water used as reported in last week's  Coast News.  Copping has taken his problems to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs as well as to the  new premier, Bill Vander Zalm.  John McDonald, of the ministry, told the Coast News that  the regional district's by-law, in  its previous draft, had "left  some disparity" and he had told  them to "come up with something".  The imposing of a flat rate on  all commercial users "may  result in a number of users'  rates going up" and McDonald  said that he considered metering  to be a better method of charging for water than a flat rate.  "There are likely other ways  that are more equitable. We  have a whole section (in the  ministry) called Financial Services that approves and examines by-laws. They can offer  suggestions and provide examples of similar situations  elsewhere."  In the meantime Copping is  bitter about his situation.  "They'd better smarten up  and get their act  together...when this flat rate  comes in they won't have  enough room to seat everyone  who's complaining.  "The province has to do  something about this...(Inspector of Municipalities) Topham  told them to put a meter in my  place and in (Tom) Lamb's  (The Dock). Maybe he can't tell  them but he can hold up the bylaw.  "My final alternative is to lay  a law suit on the Province of  B.C. and I will carry through  with my threat. Any. 10 year old  can see the inequities."  "If Vedo's remarks were not  so ludicrous they'd be libellous.  It's absurd to suggest that any  public comments I made would  have an effect on investors in  Aqua West," Gordon Wilson  told the Coast News last week  when commenting on accusations made by Vedo in the local  media. Vedo claims that  Wilson's call for an audit of  Aqua West's spending of more  than $200,000 of public funds  be conducted was the major  cause of Aqua West's financial  failure.  "When I made those comments I had seen the May 15,  1986 summary of the first five  and a half months of expenditures and income of Aqua  West. My remarks had a sound  basis in facts," Wilson said.  "There are very real questions that need to be answered  but so far I have had no response from the Premier's office. In fact T have had no official response at all, and I have  no idea whether the audit will be  released or not."  The Coast News has similarly  had   no   response   from   the.  Ministry despite several phone  calls and messages left in the  Deputy Minister's office.  Aqua West is in debt to the  tune of more than $70,000,  much of it to local business people. A letter has been sent to the  creditors by Sunshine Coast  Tourism Association president  Richard Tomkies assuring them  that the Aqua West, which is  largely his brainchild, will be  selling off its assets and will  then be able to pay its debts.  It was Tomkies who, in June  of 1985, in a presentation to  both municipal councils and the  regional board, said that his  organization's best estimate was  that, with no positive promotion on their part, 1.5 million  visitors could be expected on the  Sunshine^ Coast during Expo.  These visitors" would leave approximately $22 million in the  community during that time.  The then Minister of Agriculture, Tom Waterland,  responded to these figures by  saying in a letter that they  "seemed to be overly  optimistic" yet on May 12,  1986, 12 days after the Aqua  West fair was due to open, the  same ministry sent a cheque to  Oddvin Vedo for $100,000,  although, according to the  financial statements on the first  five and a half months, the  'i organization was already some  $44,000 in the hole.  This is partly what prompted  Wilson to call for an audit, to  be conducted by the Ministry of  Agriculture.  "I never at any time said that  what Aqua West has done is illegal, but I want to know what  the government is doing sending  that much money for an event  that's 12 days late in opening,  with no infrastructure in place  and that much money in the  hole before it opens?  "Perhaps it's coincidence but  three of the major promoters in  this were also delegates at the  Socred convention in Whistler.  I don't think these people reflect  the consciousness of the average  Social Credit voter but it seems  to be characteristic of an incompetent government.  "I want to know what's going to happen to the businesses  that are owed the money. How  long are they going to have to  wait?"  On the Inside  Conflict of interest. P. 2  Rural development.    . .P. 2  Aquaculture show  P. 4  Tourism strategy. p. 9  Sasquatch Country . .P. 12  Dining Guide. P. 13  Transportation Schedules.  ...P. 15  Classifieds. P. 17 & 18  Pender swimming  The Pender Harbour Aquatic and Fitness Centre will open  ' for the Fall session on Saturday, September 13, 2 p.m. to 4  p.m. with a Free Swim. Everyone Welcome.  Registration for Red Cross, Pre-School, Water Babies,  Adult Lessons, Stroke Improvement and Fitness Classes will  take place on September 10, 11 and 12 at the pool from 10  a.m. to 4 p.m.  Special! on Adult Lessons and Stroke Improvement class  this fall. We will hold night classes if registration is adequate.  Please contact pool for more information at 883-2612 after  September 10.  Shorncliffe Bazaar  There will be a Bazaar and Bake Sale at the Trail Bay Mall  on Thursday, September 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Proceeds will go to Shorncliffe Intermediate Care Home.  Roadwork  The Department of Highways will be working on Highway  101 in Wilson Creek all this week, installing a culvert.  There will be single lane traffic from Monday to Friday  with some delays. Repaying should be completed by Friday.  ��� .��������������� _W m r milt ��� ��� n_n ������^��  2.  Coast News, September 8,1986  ��a�� &er S aim  __t  Si  ii  3J  -  I  3!  _!  I  Ii  ?!  it  n  J.  1  p.  Falling standards  We are not unaware that some of the issues dealt with  on this editorial page this week are very serious and potentially wounding. We do not intend to do personal injury  but we realize that for some that statement will be very difficult to believe. .  Lest we be seen to be playing party political games - be it  noted in this context that often those who pride themselves  in their ability to read between the lines are doing nothing  more than scanning their own feverish imaginations - let it  be said that the writer of this editorial has noted in the  machinations of the local provincial NDP constituency as  much undemocratic, anti-democratic, and positively  cynical manouvering as takes place in any other policital  party or constituency in this country.  No j the malaise which affects government iri this country is not localised in any single party or in any single constituency. We live in a political sea of hypocrisy and corruption and the inefficiency and waste that corruption brings.  '  For example, we can if requested supply details of how  each elected government on the Sunshine Coast, with the  exception of the School Board, in the last three weeks has  had misinformation presented to it or information  withheld by those hired hands whose primary task it is to  keep the elected representatives informed.  We need hardly note that though the School Board is  excluded the recent upheavals in that jurisdiction aire sufficient testament to the fact that similar misleading of  elected officials is.not unknown there too.  The falling away of standards in public behaviour as we  suggest elsewhere on this page, may be one of the most  significant contributors to the enormous waste and  cynicism for which government in Canada at all levels is  becoming noted.  Recognition due  Irene Lugsidin, CommunityDevelopment Officer in the  employ of the SCRD, has just about moved into second  place among those who have been the target of vilification  on the Sunshine Coast.  (Due to length of tenure it is felt that the publisher of  this newspaper is still comfortably in the lead when it  comes to being such a target. Charles Lee may be leaving  soon but how Can we forget him?)  The acknowledgement by the provincial Tourist DepartmenttoMrs: Lugsdin that^^lier task for<^ approach meets  with their enthusiastic approval; the joining of the  foreshore committee deliberations by a representative of  the Department of Forests and Lands - these are indications that her steadfast adherence to the first principles of  community sendee is beginning to be recognized.  There will be more attacks no doubt, from that band of  vituperative malcontents whose primary purpose in public  utterance is to defend their own government grants. If  there is airy justice Common' sense, oil the  Sunshine Coast her worth will soon be generally realized.  iSIP  5 YEARS AGO  Construction costs of Teredo Street in Sechelt now  amount, to $785,000. The original estimate (late 1979)  was $521,000 leaving a shortage of $264,000. Council  has been taken out of the hot water by receiving funding  to finish the project from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs. ;..'  Damage amounting to well over $1000 was reported  by police in lower Gibsons as a result of a Friday night  vandalism rampage.  10 YEARS AGO  Two long-time residents of the Coast came but last  week with published books of poetry. The first is Whittling* by Hubert Evans, resident of Roberts Creek for  almost 50 years. Evans has had a tong and varied career  as a writer and a journalist. The second poet appearing  with a book is Peter Trower. It is called The Alders and  Others and is Trower's third book of poems.  20 YEARS AGO  A swimming pool as a centennial project was decided  upon by the Gibsons and Port Mellon Centennial Committees. After studying blueprints and pictures of  various pools, the committee decided on a pool 30 feet  by 60 feet to cost approximately $12,500.  30 YEARS AGO  The 14th Annual Labour Day celebration sponsored  by the Local International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite  and Papermill Workers was the best yet. A full day's program arranged by Art Lockwood and his committee began with children's sports at Seaside Park. By luhchtime  it was estimated 300 children had claimed tickets for  hot dogs, pop and ice cream.  40 YEARS AGO  South American publishers are offering as high as  $300 a ton for newsprint, the Financial Times reports, or  about four times the United States price. This unprecedented situation arises because US consumption  is now averaging more than 28 per cent higher than last  year while US production is up only five per cent over  1945.  The Sunshine  CO-PUBLISHERS  .Intit; t.nrn ..!,��� M M    -'..uyh.tn  EDITORIAL  f.Mrin_' f_.V_l.t-  ADVERTISING  Kit I'ppp  ���Min (iilberi  PRODUCTION  Fran Bumsitk'  TYPESETTING  Sayo Woods  Ronnit. McHi'lfi-v  DISTRIBUTION  Sttrv-' Can'ill  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 Gibsons BC 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  Of conflict of interest  I was at a meeting last week  where one of the most respected  men on the Sunshine Coast  (deservedly) offered the view  that there was far too much talk  about conflict of interest these  ��� days..',  It's difficult not to agree with  that view. TO  thetalkof conflict ibf interest is  justified by discernible facts.  In the federal government we  have the remarkable' case of a  cabinet minister ^approving  loans; and grahtsfor % corporation which in, turn, wsjis advancing millions of dollars of credit  to the cabinet minister's wife to  aid the family's failing business.  Provincially, most recently,  we have a cabinet minister .being  part of a decision which would  save millions of dollars for a  company with which he was  already negotiating employ-  -menLv..y'.y ;y:' ���,:;  LbcaUy, \ve have an alderman  in Sechelt.'who has made it her  study in the 10 months she has  held public office to system-  atically mininform her council  and to lobby at those meetings  to which the press is not invited  ion behalf of her business  associates. Virtually every effort  expended has been expended to  ensure her own personal place  at the public trough.  We have a public servant  locally who came by her position by underbidding on a job  after being the head of the  Selection Committee until decision time had arrived.  When former Gibsons mayor  Larry Labonte said last week  there was too much talk of con  flict of interest he was taldng  issue with the messenger. The  proper question is "Is the  message true?"  The fact of the.matter is that  public life in this Canada of  ours has reached a level of self-  serving dishonesty and corruption that bodes extremely ill for  the future of the country.  We are not primarily cpn-  , cerned with the abstracts of  morality here. It is simply a fact  that corruption in government  means incompetence in government.  The real villain of the piece is  - not the individual whotakes advantage i; of . slack community  standards to enrich themselves  at public expense or to ensure  their continuation ih office by  the distribution to supporters of  public money. Opportunists  '. and villains we will always have  amongst us:  The real villain is the  apathetic or amoral population  which sees graft, corruption and  the misuse of public money as a  normal and accepted part of the  political process.  To take the matter head on,  when hard-working and otherwise ethical businessmen hunger  for being a part of a government constituency they are accepting the corruption which  has done so much to undo this  most blessed and promising of  countries.  It is 'normal' for governments to seek to perpetuate  themselves by spending the  public's money to ensure their  own'continuation in power.  Is it efficient in the long term,  in this province for example, to  deny development funds to 45  per cent of the province without  elected government representatives? If we dispense public  monies to government supporters only, if that is the  criterion we use, how can we be  surprised if those who protest  most vehemently their fidelity to  the government in power and  who are thereby rewarded are  not infrequently as incapable of  managing money as they are  zealous at professing loyalty?  Have we not been witness  locally to a staggeringly ineffectual use of public funds dispensed to people whose inability .to  manage money has been no  secret for several years?  Mr. Labonte is right when he  says there is too much talk of  conflict of interest. Unfortunately there is too much talk  of it because there is too much  conflict of interest.  As long as Canadians think it  only normal that the Prime  Minister should spend millions  in his home riding to ensure his  personal re-election: as long as  we think it normal that a vastly  disproportionate amount pif the  money collected in Western  Canada is spent in Ontario and  Quebec because that's where the  votes are - then that is as long as  the corruption and inefficient  use of increasingly scarce  dollars will continue.  To repeat: a corrupt government is by definition an inefficient government. Too much of  the public purse is siphoned off  to people who need only profess  loyalty to get. t,y _  When Canadians watching  their TV screens tuttut in  disbelief and disapproval about  the Marcos millions in the  Philippines, are they aware that  the standards of public morality  with the public purse in this  country constitute one of the  major millstones around the  heck of Canada?  Fire and Ice  Some say the world will end in fire  Some say in ice.  From what Vve tasted of desire  I hold with those who favor fire.  But if it had to perish twice,  I think I know enough of hate  To say that for destruction ice  Is also great.  And would suffice.  Robert Frost  Dianne  Evans  True story of rural development  J  Imagine if you wili a little  coastal village sheltering perhaps a hundred families. Life  isn't easy; it's fishing and logging for the most part, and we  know what hard times have  done to the fishermen and the  loggers.  This little burg sits wetly in a  marshy fen, and life is quite ordinary in the way it is in small  seaside places.  When the tale begins the  villagers are living simply and,  except for the few, each family  boasts its little outhouse, some  with halfmoons on the door,  some with the catalogue on a  nail at hand, the usual kind of  privy you'd find in any small  Canadian town, even today.  As in any story with a plot  that twists in Byzantine fashion,  the characters share some ido-  syncracies. They are politicians  and power brokers, men with  vanity and ambition - all the ingredients of a first rate melodrama.  So we have it - the tiny settlement with simple folk and the  protagonists, out for power and  with pockets to line.  Now, looking at this situation  it seems that perhaps life could  be made a little easier. It's cold  on winter mornings and maybe  the old- timers could do with a  bit less of the hard times.  So, enter the politician. Why  don't we build a sewer? What  better way to improve the health  and welfare of the people, bring  things up to date, step into the  20th century. It's time to get out  of the way of progress and  modernize!  Indeed. Well, the contractors  are called in, and the engineers,  sanitary experts are consulted,  budgets are drawn up and revised, speeches are made and the  work begins.  To have a successful system  you need to have pipes - lots of  them, and water too. This little  town became a veritable hive of  activity and pretty soon the  streets were dug up and paved  again, holes were excavated and  then filled in and before you  could say "vote for me!" the  pipes were laid. More than a  million bucks'worth.  Of course, it came as a bit of  a surprise when they realized  that they couldn't get the water  to flow through the pristine new  pipes without taking a two or  three mile detour. Through the  swamp.  Ah, the swamp. Three, or  even two miles through the  swamp is quite an undertaking  but without the water those nice  new pipes under the town just  won't work.  More speeches. More engineers and budgets and consultations.  It seemed like no time at all  before the new work was done  and, well, there was the water  but unfortunately it seemed that  the system wouldn't work unless there was another lift station.  Back to the dra- j board.  And back to the iget. And  back to the politic* is.  This is where the story starts  to repeat itself. No one ever  seems to learn from past mistakes and no one seems to know  just what went wrong but when  the system was finished at long  last and the water was flowing  and lift stations were lifting, it  had cost more than two and a  half million dollars.  This little village with its hundred families had a modern,  healthy, state-of-the-art sewage  system - with five lift stations!  That's one lift station for every  twenty families or thereabouts.  Now, after all this special  treatment and all the money and  comings and goings you'd think  these good burgers would be itching to hook up to the pipes  and get their money's worth.  Trouble is, no one ever  thought to ask them if they  wanted the sewer in the first  .- place.';. :'y:'>v'';v^v.-  Well, there's nothing worse  for a politician than a nice unused monument, even if it is a  sewer; If seems to remind the  folks that voted for him about  all the money it's cost them to  keep him happy. And with five  lift stations that was quite a  bundle!  Back to the budget. Letters  positively flew between the little  town and the seat of government and don't you know it, it  wasn't too much longer before a  cheque came in the mail. It was  just enough to give each and  every family a bit of a persuasive nest egg - about a thousand dollars apiece.  Before you could say, "Look  at what I've done for you!" all  you could hear around town  was the sound of flushing pipes  and running water;  Mind you, there's plenty of  time for that kind of thing in the  little village -there isn't much  work these days, and sometimes  the cheques are late from UI,  but boy, on a chilly morning  when the clouds are hanging onto the mountain tops and the  misty rain is falling it does a  body good to stay warm and  dry.  V ?..?_���*  ^iy-Hiiiigi_n. mmilHiu.WH��WIUIUmiJII_WWWM)WIW  fllli-ililfiWii __. f__ffillWiiH i���ulii-i fI lnlfwlWill I   Coast News. September 8.1986  3.  Mi����fci��MM<��1iafcifrn___-------_----_-_^  Federal Bouaaelaries ��f*p��se��t  ^Editor:      - .._  f;    The following is a response to  H'the" proposed   Federal   Boun-  Idaries.  |{ v I would urge any citizens of  |;the^S_iins_une Coast who feel  ��thaithe: proposed changes to the  ^Federal ��� Boundaries  are  par-  glticu.i_riy unfair to the Sunshine  g^Cpiast send their objections by  pneuL'tp the Commission,  or  pn^eyk presentation in Van-  | c��uver priNovember 12.  fykM0y        Brett McGillivray  iOT? Secretary  I Federal Electoral Boundaries  ^Commission for the Province  .of B.C.  3 55, 200 Granville Street  �� Vancouver, BC V6C 1S4  ��Dear Secretary:  I    I wish to make a presentation  i at the public hearing being con-  ^'ducted   in   Vancouver   on  Wednesday, November 12,  1986.  As a resident and elected  representative of the Sunshine  Coast Regional District, as well  as being a professional geographer I arti concerned about  the Sunshine Coast being included with West Vancouver  and Howe Sound.  The Sunshine Coast is  historically, geographically,  socially, and economically  separate from West Vancouver,  and much more aligned with  Powell River and  Vancouver  Island.  The historic patterns of settlement, transportation routes and  problems (ferries), economic  base, and rural distribution of  population are entirely different  from an urban, affluent,  bedroom community such as  West Vancouver. There is no  homegeneity in such a riding,  and my presentation is ah attempt to rectify a potential inequity in the democratic process.  Brett McGillivray  Actions commended  Editor:  Re: Lagoon Rd. Article  I may be the first to defend  but I'm sure not the only resident of Madeira Park to commend the actions and motives of  Re j ect US demands  j Editor:  |   The failure of the  federal  ���.government to reject outright  | US territorial demands in the  g Dixon Entrance, Beaufort Sea  | and Strait of Juan de Fuca  I should shock most Canadians  'who want Ottawa to uphold  Canadian sovereignty and independence in the face of growling US pressure.  The centre of the dispute has  been the US demand for extending US territory some 20  kilometres south from the present AB line into the Dixon Entrance off Prince Rupert.  According to the Globe and  ; Mail (August 29, 1986), Exter-  ";' nal Affairs Minister Joe Clark  ; wrote US Secretary of State  ,' Geroge Shultz in a letter which  ',. has not been made public, that  7 now "is not an opportune  'I time" to confront the sensitive  ^ issue. The US has apparently  , been pressing the Mulroney  " government for negotiations on  the US territorial claim.  *     In fact, Clark's letter gives  . support to the US claim for an  ; extension of the US boundary  l into haif of the Dixon Entrance  which is one pf the important  fishing areas on the B.C. Coast,  and which is also rich in  mineral, oil and gas deposits.  The letter makes it clear that  Canada would be prepared to  negotiate the US claim at a  more "opportune time".  This is obviously a reference  to the free trade negotiations  which are now underway and  it's quite likely that the Conservative government sees this as a  possible bargaining chip in  Canada-US negotiations.  Canadian territorial boundaries and the resources within  them belong to Canada and the  Canadian people and should  not be alienated under any circumstances. Instead of surrendering to US pressure and  holding open the door to future  negotiations on Canadian territory in the Dixon Entrance,  Strait of Juan de Fuca and  Beaufort Sea, the Canadian  government should declare its  sovereignty over these territories  as irrevocable and not subject to  negotiation.  Maurice Rush  Provincial Leader  Communist Part of Canada  yLiki  s  ���Editor:,    ^y' 7"\ ��� A '"'"-  ' I am appalled at the recent  criticism, printed in the local  media, of Irene Lugsdin, the  Community Development Officer employed by the SCRD.  it must be apparent to any informed person that the serious  problems existing on the Sunshine Coast cannot be cured  overnight by any one person,  however dedicated and gifted,  &  vCRAIG AND PATRICIA HOPKINS  , (nee Richards)  -returned to Gibsons to celebrate  their 40th. Wedding Anniversary.  They  visited   St.   Bart's   Church  where   they   were   married   on'  1 September 1, 1946.  They presently reside in Florida. ^  ; They have 3 sons, 1 daughter & four ��  grandchildren.  <i_rfX*<^_S>'  but I jfeel certain that the Hard  wo^rk and dedication displayed  by Ms Lugsdin will pay large  dividends in the future of the  Coast,-On several occasions I  have attended seminars organized by her and found them to be  factual, informative and extremely well-received by the  local population.  In my opinion - and that of  many others - Irene Lugsdin has  already accomplished a great  deal. Her activities on behalf of  diverse groups are' many and  varied and she earns her salary  well.  As to her critics, I suggest  that these Sunshine Coast financial wizards direct their energies  towards investigating what has  happened to the monies our  governments granted to Aqua  West and demand the release of  the auditor's report.  James S. Bartley  More letters  on page 19  John & Margaret Ansen, the  owners of the property in question.  John & Margaret have a  sincere love for our harbour .  They have spent many summers at two of your local  marinas.  They now have. purchased  this property at Lagoon Road  and are developing it so that  many more visitors can camp  and moor on our beautiful  waterfrontage.  I feel that any problems  which seem to have arisen need  not to have appeared in the  paper to upset these people.  They have worked so hard and  certainly have no intentions of  doing anything but better our  area.  "Liddle Bay" was named by .  John & Margaret as a lasting  tribute to Ida & Gordon Liddle.,  I think this is wonderful as John  & Margaret never knew these  long time residents of the harbour.  I understand the dock was  unsafe and John fixed that problem.  In conclusion, it seems very  unfair that two people as nice as  . John & Margaret should now be  so upset:  I admit I don't know the  legalities but I think their project is a great way for lis to  remember the Liddles and an  asset to our community.  Ms Joni Nixon  Editor's   note:   The   Lagoon  Road problem arose at a public  ��� ^meetingr covered >by>- this  ���'' newspaper. Although we regret  hurt feelings, our mandate is to  ''report the news objectively/  Not a pot  smoker  Editor:  Because I believe the Editor  of the Shopper's Press, will not  have the guts or integrity to  print a retraction. concerning a  report on me in their paper, I  would like to set the matter  straight.  The name of the person concerned in the court column  about the pot smoking sentence  and all the rest of it is Robert  James McBride of Halfmoon  Bay.    .  I do not smoke pot, I am a  lush. I dp not feel too bad about  this incident because the last  time my name was in their  paper, they reported me as being in grave but stable condition  after undergoing a hysterectomy.  '.���'���." Yours hilariously  Robert Adam McBride  HWRBQUrmvi p:eo_  L8B:3X9____9_f_  OPEN 7 DAYS A WE_EK   -MOON-8PM  VHS  Machines  with wired remote        with wireless remote  $39900      $46900  .Video Tapes  $8  49  T120HGX$  ea.  12  Our Prices Bring You In, Our Service Brings You Back  M.S. L.P. $1599.95  OUR PRICE $i-f 7995a  ;ck.?_>84��W$cw.o^  ��� 26.ncft/63cm colour Console Television   .   ��� ���  ��� Genuine Oak-veneer wood cabinet  ��� Diamond Vision Picture Tube deiivers up to -0% truer colour  ��� .39<_anne( catte-Reaciv Frequency Synthesized Tuner  ��� 18--unction wireless remote control  :������"FM-Stereo. 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Brian Hann pointed out that  ijntil recently there has been a  rteal problem with lack of infor-  r nation, education and training  for bankers regarding the  jquaculture industry. As with  anything new, there have been  -.o statistics to refer to regarding  lortality rates, marketability,  .ncing of.the final product and  arket acceptance.��� ..  f An additional problem was  that once an institution had  financially committed themselves they were unable to pull  Jut until the full cycle from  lolts to market-size fish was  wnpleted.  , The inaccessibility of * the  fjarms themselves also made  bankers nervous, since they  $ere unable to keep a close eye  <Jri their security and had no  toy of knowing what was hap-  ling with the operation.  Recent years, however, have  en a closer contact between  Norwegian and Canadian ban-  jeers and the information flow-  ig out of Norway is helping to  educate financiers. An optimistic attitude is growing as  fish are being brought to market  and  statistics  are being  collected.  James Booth stressed the im-  Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries James Hewitt couldn't make  it to the opening of the Aquaculture Conference on Wednesday  evening but did manage to pay a visit to the trade show on Friday  afternoon to wish the participants well. ���Ray Smith photo  if shell and fin fish  mixture of  seen  A -weU-plEmhed mixture of  hell and fin fish farming may,  fe the answer tomaint iaining aii  lological balance in the Sechelt  l^let, according tb Dr. Edward  ack, a fin fish mariculture  iologist with the B.C. Ministry  f Environment.  Dr. Black was addressing  elegates  at the Aquaculture  inference last week on the sub-  ect of the impact of salmon faring on the marine environ-  ent in Sechelt Inlet. With him  as Dr. Harold Rosenthal,  resenting   a   world-wide  rspective of the effects of  quaculture on water quality.  The results of a recent study  lone in France, released only  j_vo weeks ago, were discussed  ay Dr. Rosenthal. Contrary to  previously held beliefs, the  study indicates that stock-  reducing disease does not strike  jiyhen the highest density of fish  Teaches a peak.  Instead, feed conversion  ^drops, and the fish themselves  ��seem to begin decreasing their  population through natural  means. At that point, disease  crops up and assists in the process. The implications of this  are that there are warning signs  which the aquaculturist can  watch for in order to take action  before the disease part of the cycle hits.  Rosenthal emphasized the  importance of monitoring levels  of oxygen, ammonia, phosphorous, etc. in a wide variety  of locations and depths  throughout a given farm and at  varying times of the day. Ap  parently there can be vast differences in readings at the same  location during a 24 hour  period.  He also cautioned against  assuming that what worked in  Norway would work on the  Sunshine Coast. A major difference lies in the fact that the  fiords of Norway are washed  directly by the Atlantic Ocean.  Water currents here, on the  other hand, follow more localized patterns and channelings  before they come in contact  with open water.  The significance of this was  emphasized when Dr. Black  pointed out that in some locations of the Sechelt Inlet there is  only a three per cent exchange  of surface water with the movement of the tides.  Black also noted that the  placement of cages actually  changes the water flow characteristics within a given area and  can result in "dead zones"  where the natural cleaning ac-  Highways backs out  Sechelt inherits  long-standing problem  tion of the currents cease to exist. ,', y '_,: y y ?>| ^  Salmon farms >\\_.th the  capacity of at least 4,$Q0 tonnp  of fish have been proposed for  the Sechelt Inlet. The^esulti^g  waste concentration $$ the area  is like caviar to plankton. However, in its turn, the plankton  micro-organisms are a  shellfish's delight. One obvious  solution, then, to preventing a  possibly1 dangerous plankton  bloom is the inter-mixing of fin  fish and shellfish farms within  "���the/inlet."; y: ,;';\y  ���.; Both Black and Rosenthal  emphasized that the delicate  nature of the salmon ensures  that owners themselves will be  the first tb be hurt if water  quality drops.  In order to prevent this happening, they have placed an ad  in a local trade journal asking  local operators to co-operate in  a comprehensive water quality  monitoring program.  The fact that a long-standing  culvert problem in the Tuwanek  area was now the problem of  the Sechelt Council caused some  concern at last week's council  meeting. y  The cost of the culvert and  repaving is estimated at $1500  with an additional $645 estimated for backhoe work.  "It's not my problem now/'  Tucker Forsythe of the Department of Highways is reported to  have told council.  Council members noted that  the Department of Highways  was aware of the work that  needed doing and was reported  to be awaiting the dry period to  get it done.  Selected items of  CHILDREN'S  CLOTHING  - announcing your  TODD'S CHILDREN'S WEAR  now under the management  of Barbara Todd  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons 886-9994  Columbia  Lottery  Corporation  LOTTERY  TICKET  ^  SAL*S  GeiS�� CENTRE  LOTTO 649  640  PACIFIC EXPRESS  LOTTO B.C.  JLOTTO-lBC  LOTTO WEST  tickets at  TODD'S  CHILDREN'S WEAR  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons 886-9994  portance of careful planning  and well-researched, written  proposals when shopping for  financial backing. He pointed  out one of the unique characteristics of salmon farming,  that it is easy to enter but difficult to stay in.  The initial cost of starting  may be low, and the cost of  smolt manageable.  However, the more successful  the initial stage is,' the more  complications arise especially  with the accelerating consumption of food. By planning in advance and identifying potential  problems, the fisfr fanner can  seek financial help before it's  too late.  The industry has also had  problems getting insurance  underwriters for the same  reasons that banks were a little  nervous - lack of statistical data.  However, with the wording being perfected for policies,  Secretan anticipates improvement in that area too.  Disease  prevention  fish key  The image of little salmon  lining up for their yearly in-  noculation may cause some of  us to grin but it's serious  business to Dr. W.D. Paterson.  Paterson is a director of Aqua  Health Ltd., an exhibitor at the  Aquaculture Trade Show, and  was a panel member for discussion on salmon diseases.  The rapid increase of concentrated fish rearing has caused  the issue of fish diseases to gain  economic significance.  Dr. Paterson emphasizes the  economic benefit of prevention  rather than treatment. An information package he provides  says, "Fortunately, the modern  disease prevention tool, vaccination, is coming to the aid of  fish farmers, just as it came to  assist farmers rearing chickens,  cattle and other domesticated'  animals. Indeed, vaccination  has played a major role in the  evolving viability of the  sophisticated poultry industry.  We predict it will do the same  for the aquaculture industry."  In laboratory testing, vaccination reduced the mortality  rate of Furunculosis in coho  salmon from 80 per cent to 10  per cent.  Amazingly, the vaccines can  be injected with a small syringelike tool, however for larger  quantities of fish immersion can  be used.  Dr. Paterson can foresee a  time when, as with other kinds  of livestock, certain kinds of in-  noculations are compulsory for  commercial operations and insurance coverage will be dependent on disease prevention  measures.  ___.  BEAVERS, CUBS & SCOUTS  - Gibsons Area  REGISTRATION  Tuesday, Sept. 9/86, 7:30 pm  Granthams Hall  - at foot of Elphinstone Rd.  PARENTS ONLY INFORMATION  -PLEASE 886-7980  SUNSHINE COAST FIGURE  SKATING CLUB  REGISTRATION & skate swap  Sat, Sept. 13 - Trail Bay Centre, 10-2  Sat., Sept. 20 - Trail Bay Centre, 10-2  Sunnycrest Mall, 10-2  Programs for Pre-School, CanSkate,  Can Figure Skate and Precision  More Info call Eleanor 885-3502 or Susan 885-7541 j  SPECIAL  THANKS  We would like to thank all our customers for  their patronage over the years and wish our successors' Larry & juanita Wannamaker good luck  and success in the future.  Ok-Hee& Douill Park  Home  of the  handyman  886-2442  KORCAN  HARDWARE  Sunnycrest Mall  /-  GIBSONS BUS  management would like to  communicate the following  INFORMATION  The Gibsons bus will continue to follow the present  route, Monday thru Saturday according to the new  FALL SCHEDULE published in the Coast News Services Directory, this week on Page 15. Gibsons Bus  and Ferry schedules are aiso available from the bus  driver and at the Omega Restaurant.  REMEMBER...  ;      No "First Ferry^ run on Saturdays  The. new schedule is intended to serve the needs of  Gibsons residents and commuters from the time of  the 1st morning ferry until the Vancouver commuters  return from Horseshoe Bay at approx. 6:10 each  evening (except Sunday).  Appreciation is expressed to all local businesses for  their support through coupon redemption, and to all  bus patrons who have supported our much needed  local transportation system.  The Gibsons Bus management welcomes any comments or suggestions regarding improvements  riders would like to see in routing, times or service.  You are invited to write c/o Box 568, Gibsons.  In the meantime REMEMBER ...  THE GIBSONS BUS IS HERE  TO SERVE YOU  CONTINENTAL  CARLISLE  DOU0LAS  Investment Dealer, Underwriter, Venture Capital Specialist  We are interested in  AQUACULTURE. ..areyoul  For further information call: (604) 682-4450  Anne Badger, Aquaculture Co-ordinator, Research Dept.  CONTINENTAL CARLISLE DOUGLAS  member Vancouver stock exchange - member alberta stock exchange  member montreal exchange - member NASDIM (U.K.)  VANCOUVER OFFICE  Tenth Floor, Four Bentall Centre  PO Box 49333, Vancouver, BC V7X 1L4  Telephone: (604) 682-4450  Telex: 04-53231  LONDON, UK OFFICE  12th Floor, Winchester House  77 London Wall, London EC2 1BE  Telephone: (441) 638-2091 (411) 638-9545  Telex: 8813802  1 Coast News, September^ 1986  Yesterday afternoon saw some rough and ready action at Elphinstone field when a team from Surrey  took on the Gibsons lads. .    /' ���Ray Smith photo  Roberts Greek  Brownies register today  by Jeanie Parker, 886-3973  Registration for Roberts  Creek Brownies and Guides is  today,' Monday, September 8  from 3:30 to 4:30 in the Community Use Room at Roberts  Creek Elementary.  ; Brownies will start meeting  Thursday, September 18, at  3:30 In the Community Use  Room and Guides will begin  there on Wednesday, September  17 at 3:30.  For further information  about Brownies phone Sue  Shepherd at 885-2972 and for  Guides call Mrs. W. Erskine at  886-2355.  PUMPKIN CONTEST  How are all those giant pumpkins doing out there? The  competition at Van Dusen  Gardens is on October 18 and  there'll be a local contest in the  week before that.  All home-grown pumpkins  are eligible whether they came  from the official "giant" seeds  or not so do everything you can  to get them to grow in the next  month.  NEW HORIZONS  ;. The New "Hbrizons" Group*  starts meeting agaihTnext Moti-;  day, September 15, at 1 p.m. in  the Cbmmunity Use Room at  jkoberts Creek School. It's a  nice social afternoon for seniors  with cards, carpet bowling and  other activities. New people are  always welcome.  STAMP COLLECTING  The Anglican Church women  are still collecting stamps for  Leprosy Mission. They don't  have to be rare collector's items,  local stamps are fine. Clip them  off your envelopes and drop  them at the Roberts Creek Post  Office.  LEGION MEETING  ��� Voting members of the  Roberts Creek Legion are  reminded of the General  Meeting this Wednesday,  September 10. The meeting  starts at 7:30 p.m.  GIANT SWAP MEET  \$r giant swap meet will be  held at the Roberts Creek Com-  ifiunity Hall on Saturday,  September 27, from 10 until 2.  tables are $10 each, $5 for half  a' table, and everything goes.  Gall Debbie at 886-3994 to  book.  NO MORE "OOGA"  j i Friends of Danny and Gail  Cavalier got together with them  for one last party at the Roberts  Creek Legion on Friday night.  The Cavaliers are moving to  Prince Rupert and will be greatly missed by their many friends  in the community, including the  Fire Department, the Legion  and the workers at Port Mellon.  What will a party be without the  "ooga"?  THIRD FIRE  The Roberts Creek Volunteer  Firemen were called out to the  third fire in two weeks at the  Adola Cottage on the highway,  again in the middle of the night.  The fire was in the part of the  main house that the firemen had  saved the week before.  CAR ACCIDENTS  There have also been a  number of car accidents in the  Creek the past week. One curve  in particular catches speeding  drivers. Be careful, school's  back in and there are more people on the road.  Davis Bay News ��_�� Views  by Jean Robinson, 885-2954  GENERAL MEETING  This is a busy month, beginning with the general meeting of  the Davis Bay/Wilson Creek  Community Association. The  meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. on  September 8. Don't forget Randie Tame will be speaking on  herbs and their preservation.  NEW LOOK AT HALL  Come and pee how nice all.'  the biddings look now they are?  fainted. _Ev��ri'the inside of the;  hall has been painted and is con-'  sequently much brighter.  Thanks to Ernie Wood for  making and mounting the address numbers on the hall. Was  that ever good service!  60th CELEBRATED  Congratulations, Meridith  and Marianne Dallman, celebrating your 60th Wedding Anniversary. A tribute to both of  you.  tonight  GYMN PROGRAM  On September 10 at 5:30  p.m., at Davis Bay Elementary  School, Angela Minten will  meet with parents interested in  setting up a gymnastic program  for two, three and four year  olds. You can phone Angela at  885-4630.  SCHOOL NOTE  ^ Bob,.Wetmore,, principal of  Davis Ray School, will; have information oconcerning r school,  activities around the beginning  of October. This will keep  parents informed of events well  ahead of time.  ROD AND GUN CLUB  The Sechelt Rod and Gun  Club will be holding a "Blanket  Shoot" on September 28. Entry  fee is $2 and a gift prize. Does  this sound interesting and a tad  confusing? For more information call Reverend John Paet-  kau, 885-5330.  Gibsons Chamber  Figures to the end of August  1986 indicate a 66.38 per cent  increase in the number of  visitors coming into the Info  Centre in Pioneer Park. The  total number pf inquiries between May 1 and August 31 was  7457 as compared to 4950 for  the same period last year. These  are only the visitors that come  into the Info Centre. There have  been numerous tour buses and  boat tours this summer but it  has been impossible to put a  figure on the number of visitors  involved.  We have approached the  Ministry of Labour and have  received confirmation that we  are .eligible   for   extra   grant  money to keep the Info centre  open seven days a week from 8  a.m. to 7 p.m. (weekends from  10 a.m. to 6 p.m.).  Al Collerman from the  Ministry of Industry and Small  Business Development will be  available for counselling purposes on Monday, September  22. Please phone the Chamber  office at 886-2325 for an appointment.  Egmont  News  Gibsons  Swimming Pool  OPENS TUes., SEPT. 2  Registration for lessons begins Tues, Sept. 2  LESSONS COMMENCE MON, SEPT. 15  MONDAY  Early Bird 6:30 am - 8:30 am  AquaFit 9:00 am-10:00 am  EaseMeln 10:00 am -11:00 am  Noon Swim 11:30 am -1:00 pm  TUESDAY  Fit & 50 +  SeniorSwim  Back Care  Adapted  Aquatics  Public Swim  9:30 am-10:30 am  10:10 am-11:30 am  2:00 pm - 2:30 pm  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm  WEDNESDAY  h  Early Bird  Aqua Fit  Ease Me In  Noon Swim  6:30 am - 8:30 am  9:00 am-10:00 am  10:00 am-11:00 am  11:30 am-1:00 pm  THURSDAY  Back Care 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm  Adapted  Aquatics   . 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm  PublicSwim 6:30 pm -8:00 pm  FRIDAY  Early Bird 6:30 am - 8:30 am  Aqua Fit 9:00 am -10:00 am  Fit & 50+ 10:00 am-10:30 am  Seniors Swim 10:30 am -11:30 am  Noon Swim 11:30 am-1:00 pm  Public Swim 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm  Teens Only       7:30 pm - 9:00 pm  SATURDAY  Public Swim 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm  Public Swim     7:00 pm - 8:30 pm  SUNDAY  Family Swim 1:00 pm-3:30 pm  Public Swim     3:30 pm - 5:00 pm  Gibsons Swimming Poo! 886-9415  Publication of this schedule  sponsored by  Continued from page 6  Kurial of North Lake and recent  guests, Eve and Bob Lightfoot  from Richmond.  They went out fishing and  Eve hooked a small rock cod. A  ling cod took it on the way up  and, when they were netting the  two fish, the little fish got away  but Eve landed a 13 pound ling  cod.  SURPRISE PARTY  And, Eileen Havisto, also of  North Lake, congratulations on  your 65th birthday. By the time  this goes to press the surprise  planned to help you celebrate  will be over, and your many  friends will have had a chance  to wish you well. We hope you  have many more happy birthdays and that you enjoy that  pension for years to come. Just  think, now you can ride on the  ferries free and, by flashing  your Pharmacare card, can get  all sorts of discounts and concessions.  GOOD LUCK  Good luck at UBC, Elaine  and John Griffith.  THIRFTNEWS  One last item: the Thrift  Store, after a successful and  busy summer, is now open on  Wednesdays only.  Cut from Grade A Beef - Bone In  CHUCK BLADE  ROAST  Bone In  kg  2.62  lb.  ..kg  2.18  Ib.  CHUCK CROSS    1  RIB ROAST _ 4.39 ,J .  Previously Frozen Bone In  TURKEY  THIGHS  B. C. Grown  RUSSET  POTATOES......... 33 ,_  Okanagan B.C. Mac  APPLES       kgim ,b.  Oven Fresh ��� White or Whole Wheat  DINNER  i I! PP.'.  . fin. iT;~.:.-- . ..v.? ������. '-if- \''-..������.���-���.  Ii b*��Kraft Parkay -Sib. ctns:  ��� '   a'   _; '���    ���    ���     .     ���    ���������    �� .'���    ���    ���    ���    " %#������������        ��� ���   ���  .���-I   ...  ....*g 1.36       lb.  Fletcher's Premium Sliced - 500 gm  SIDE BACON  With 1 Complete  Super Saver  Card  2.89  Without  Super Saver  Card  "Kraft - 225 gm pkg  MACARONI &  CHEESE  With 1 Complete  Super Saver  Card  Without  Super Saver  Card  Kraft Miracle Whip - 500 ml bottle  SALAD DRESSING  With 1 Complete  Super Saver  Card  Without  Super Saver  Card  Carnation Regular - 385 ml tins  EVAPORATED  MILK   fid      sup"'5  With 1 Complete  Super Saver        m  Card        H  Quick As A Wink - 227 gm  CAKE & MUFFIN MIX  With 1 Complete  Super Saver  Card  Without  Super Saver  Card Coast News, September 8,1986  ^^'^^^��iBMMM^mMM^M$WS&  Youth activities get underway  ^There's a new micro-wave tower at Davis Bay as part of the new  system to bring five television channels to the Sunshine Coast  directly from Vancouver. Here Carl Brobart, left, and Gerry-Wood  I;climb the structure to complete its installation.        ���Ray Smith photo  i  _  Egmont  News  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  YOUTH ACTIVITIES ~  The Halfmoon Bay Brownie  Pack will be accepting registrations oh Monday, September 15  at the Welcome Beach Hall.  Girls from ages six to nine will  be made welcome. In previous  years the Brownies have met on  Tuesdays but this has now been  changed to Mondays, just after  school. For further information  call Betty at 885-2669.  Tuesday, September 16 is the  date on which tb .'register your  little fellow for Beavers if he is  between five to eight years old.  The time is at 3:30 at the hall on  Cooper's Green.  Cooper's Green Hall will also  be the scene this fall of a new  karate class known as Shisei-Kai  karate. It is open to all ages  from 10 years and up. This will  begin oh Monday, September  15 and will be on Monday and  Wednesday evenings from 7:30  to 9:30. For further information  on this give Ben a call at  885-9026.  The Welcome Beach Creative  Playschool is also accepting  registration of children from 32  months to five years old and  you may contact Sharlyn at  885-9056 for details.  SUPPORT GROUP  At this year's annual general  meeting of the; Sargeant Bay  Society members expressed their  strong support for the objec  tives of the society which is "to  promote the conservation of the  natural habitat of Sargeant  Bay". Re-elected for office  were: President, Joop Burger-  jon; Secretary, Janet Dolman;*  Treasurer, Elise Rudland.  Residents who are concerned  about the preservation of this  bay would be most welcome to  join this group and may do so  by contacting any of the above  named.  BAPTISMS AND BLESSINGS  The Reverend Gale of the  Little Church of His Presence  on Redrooffs was a busy man  last Sunday. After morning service he fciaptized baby Christine  Michelle, daughter of Dorhn  and Rosetta Bosch, grandaughter of John and Dorothy  Bosch. In attendance was  Sharon Brown from Richmond  for whom this was a nostalgic  visit as she and husband Bob  had been married 24 years ago  in the same church.  On the same afternoon there  was a gathering at the Halfmoon Bay Fire Hall when  Reverend Gale conducted a service of the blessing of the new  fire truck and of all those who  would ride in it..  PUB NIGHT  Don't forget to mark Saturday, September 20 on our calendar or you might just miss an  enjoyable pub night at Welcome  Beach Hall when all members  and friends will be welcome.  Starts at 8 p.m.  WELCOME  Last but not least, a warm  Halfmoon Bay welcome to Pat  Rossiter who is the newly appointed teacher at Halfmoon  Bay School. May you be-happy  being with us.  $1,79  ea.  BACK-TO-SCHOOL  ��� SUPPLIES ���  K��ttK��dl  OFFICE  ELECTRON !CS  Wharf St., Sechelt  885-3735  Pender Harbour Aquatic Centre  883-2612  PUBLIC SWIMS  Mon., Wed., Fri.    8am-9:30am (early bird)  Mon., Wed., Fri. 12pm-1pm(noon)  Mon., Wed., Thur.      6:30pm-8:30pm (eve)  Tue. 6:30pm-10pm (eve)  Fri. 6:30pm-9pm (eve)  Sat. & Sun. 2pm-4pm _i 6:30pm-9pm  ADULTS ONLY (18 & OVER)  Tue. & Thur. 12pm-1pm(npon)  Mon., Wed., Thur. 8:30pm-10pm (eve)  Fri. Games Night       9pm-10pm(eve)  School closes down for the year  by Shirley Hall, 883-1154  *r  I went to visit an old friend,  82 years old, who lives in a high  rise in Abbotsford.  We sat in her ninth story  apartment with the patio doors  closed so we could hear each  ( other's conversation and I  \l remarked on how peaceful it is  \l in Egmont and how much we  i> notice the traffic and noise  _!_wjhpn we visit the lower  I; mainland.  \V Now, you may wonder what  thafvliJEis''io-''dd''with"E^bnt's''  ^^ireklyrieWs. My friend's reply,  gf when I went on to say how I  love* living in Egmont, after  spending most of my life near  the city, was that we have a  community, something that is  no longer a part of most  people's lives anymore.  Now our community's school  has closed, at least for this year,  and to me that is sad, for much  of the community life has  revolved around our school:  Hallowe'en Parties, Christmas  Concerts, Easter Egg hunts,  Sports Day, all these were  events that centered around the  school children but in Which the  whole community participated.  I've been gathering a bit of  Egmont's school history: I'm  /riot absolutely sure of all my  facts, but it seems there has  been an Egmont School since  1920, four schools in all, the  first being on the other side of  Jervis Inlet where Vi Silvey lives  and where the area was known  as Skookumchuck.  Although there have been  previous years when it appeared  the school might not open for  lack of children, this is the first  time it has actually happened.  During wartime, however, it  seems the school had to close  one year for lack of a teacher.  How times have changed! Now  there are thousands of teachers  looking for jobs in British Columbia and not enough children.  I've been informed that there  will almost certainly be enough  children next year to re-open. I  hope so.  In the meantime, good luck,  Shane and Erin, in your .hew  Pender People 'n'  Places  I  ,'������ f.ii_^v..X j..!���;!.���  '���'��� "Jii'j 'to  by Joan Wilson, 883-9606  SCHOOLDAYS "~  Isn't it quiet around the  house now that the kids have  gone back to school? Drivers  are reminded to watch for  children on the road in the early  morning and after school, and  to obey the flashing lights of the  school buses.  Parents often wonder how to  help their child have a happy  and successful school year.  Here are a few suggestions.  Start him or her out with a  positive attitude, and be generous with encouragement and genuine praise for work well done.  Ensure a good night's sleep, a  solid breakfast, and a nourishing lunch. Meet your child's  teacher or teachers, and take an  on-going interest in what is happening in school.  Check for notices and mes-  SURVIVAL FIRST AID  COURSE  Leading to WCB Certification - an 8 hour course  PLACE:    Hall above Ken's Lucky Dollar Store, Gibsons ~  TIME:    7 pm to 11 pm  date: SEPTEMBER 16 & 17/86  FEE:   $35.00  For further information Contact Mary R. Edney  Instr./Examiner  885-4748.  PROFESSIONAL  Bicycle Repairs  ALL MAKES & MODELS  * Quality Parts  & Service  WE CARE about your Bicycle Needs  ��� Low Prices  all work conditionally guaranteed.  K0HUCH  Cowrie St., Sechelt  885-9847  Ask lor Syd _J  sages - they may b| stuffed.in a  back pocket oir 'school bag. Try  to keep attendance regular; but  keep the child home if genuinely  ill and call the teacher to catch  up on work missed.*tjoodiluck  to all students in this school  year. * :  CHANGES ,'.-,  You'll find a few changes at  the Pender Harbour Realt^.and  Harbour Insurance office $ese  days. Meg Hunsche is now!;the  manager of the insurance end of  things, and Jock Hermon, alive  and well and living in Pender  Harbour, is concentrating' exclusively on real estate. Dr6p in  and see them for all your'^real  estate and insurance needs;**'  WILDLIFE MEETING    |  Sue Hahn, Fisheries officer in  Pender Harbour, will speak to  the general meeting of the Pender Harbour Wildlife Society,  Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30  in the library at Madeira F?ark  Elementary. Everyoner is  welcome. _  HARBOUR SEALS j  No, not the furry kind, but  the swim club variety! KJeep  your eyes open for the registration forms coming home from  school soon with your young  swimmer. .  EASTERN STAR  Ladies of the Order of the  Eastern Star will have their first  meeting for cancer dressings at  St. Andrew's Church (White-  house Room) on Monday,  September 15, 10 a.m. Convenor is Margaret Cook,  883-1158.,  WELCOME  A warm Harbour welcome to  Mike Klassen, new pastor at the  Pender Harbour Pentecostal  Church..Mike, his wife Lou and  their daughter Louise come to  us from Langley, where Mike  graduated from Western  Pentecostal Bible college in  April of this year.  WANTED  Used Furniture  and What Have You  ALS USED  FURNITURE  We buy Beer Bottles  886-2812  school, and good luck, Ron  Fearn, this 1986-87 school year.  WHAT'S IN A NAME?  One other item about the  name Skookumchuck. There's  a new sign at the viewpoint calling the park Dunlop Park and  the rapids Sechelt Rapids. Apparently many local people have  expressed disappointment at  this, as well as visitors from  Norway, Germany, Finland, the  US, and England. The charts  and '"tidie^ books :say: -Sechelt  Rapids-but- maybe we could  work 'to have ^an��� official name  change to Skookumchuck.  FISHY STORY  Now for some news in a  lighter vein:  Mae and Frank  Please turn to page 5  JOB'S DAUGHTERS  What JOB'S DAUGHTERS is...  ��� It is an'organization for young women between  the ages of 11 and 20 who are related to a  Master Mason.  ��� It prepares young woman for civic, business, , ,  religious, fraternal and social activities.  ��� It teaches love of country and obedience to .  its laws.  ��� It teaches respect for parents and elders.  ��� It teaches love of home.  What JOB'S DAUGHTERS is...NOT  ��� It is not a religion or creed.  ��� It is not a political organization.  ��� It is not a charity organization.  ��� It is not. organized for profit.  ��� It does not dictate to any member as to her  , beliefs, either religious or secular.  ��� It is not a secret society as it does not  conceal its existence.  We will be at Trail Bay Mall on.Sat., Sept. 13.,, 1986,bet-'.  ween 11:00 & 2:00y if you are interested in joining us  i^please stop,.byi;. r.-:y ..  ,.���;..; v. ,,,,,  ���. -.-,_���,; ,...,,���'...-/" y  For further information     Arlene Baird 886-3955  please contact:     Anne Wagner 885-5664  Play your  Each year in Canada, about 70 young  children are killed and 4000 are injured in  car crashes.  The latest national survey showed that  almost 80% of children under 5 are not  being protected adequately in motor vehicles.  Transport Canada sets tough safety  standards that manufacturers of infant carriers, child safety seats and booster seats.."  must meet.  You can provide the best protection for  your children by securing them in a properly  installed seat, anchored to your vehicle by  a top tether strap.  Buckle up. It's the thing to do.  . Transport Canada     Transports Canada  Canada  c The Elders of the Sechelt Indian Band attended the first seminar on the new Constitution which will be  the subject of a vote in referendum on September 20. Gordon Anderson, financial advisor, explains the  details of the document which Chief Stan Dixon, Anderson and lawyer Graham Allen have been fighting  for in Ottawa. ���Ray Smith photo  Sechelt Scenario  Giant sale aids Forge  " Iby Peggy Connor, 885-9347  The Writers' Forge is having  $& gijg-intic Garage and Bake Sale  Ion Saturday, September 13  ffrom 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The  y event is sponsored by the  '.Shadow Baux Gallery and it is  .in the garden at the rear of their  ^building on Cowrie Street where  ;: the sale will be held.  The Suncoast Writers' Forge  ^has concluded a successful  y Festival and now is working  I towards next summer's. While  Jr local writers are most enthusiastic about what they  ^learned, the benefit to the local  (merchants and the feelings of  y the public of something exciting  (happening in our area, certainly  | classes this annual event as a  ���'definite plus.  3 Now everyone can lend a  v hand. If you have anything that  , \ could be donated to the sale it  y may be dropped off, starting  !.; Thursday, at the Shadow Baux.  r. Please no clothing (that can  '���.go to the St. Mary's Hospital  k Auxiliary^ Thrift Shop, next  iydoor): "'��� ���';l. ...:;-  4    If you have items you. wish to  $ have picked up; call Betty Keller  I at 885:3589. Contributions will  \ ,b���f welcome from anyone.  ^Theh   oh   Saturday,   September 13, come out and see  what   treasures   people   have  .''����j��_j-_kr from their attics and  sements.  t4NDAMCMX0Y  A#:jThere.is an article on the pro-  ; prieter of the Shadow Baux,  Linda Molloy, in the "Women  to   Women"   magazine's  1 September issue. It's written by  5c.ttr|lodil writer Betty Keller.  I-W. ateh ifor it!  #DVA '   .'"  I VETERANS COUNSELLOR  . |   ;Notice   to   all   interested  ^Veterans, the DVA counsellor  |;wUl|be at the Sechelt Legion,  IMttch140  on  Wednesday,  ;|||P|rol_ie 1885-3486 for an ap-  Ji^dOKING FOR SOME-  .%3$pNG TO DO?  ^ _! Many organizations are star-  ^ijjjpback their regular meetings  pf|r^the fall season, guests are  fl^come, so take a look and  g^at^ some   of them  to   see  pw|fl_ia- this is what you would  l��ijce.td.dQ.     .  f SECHELT BRANCH    ;:.  pSX;_VLWlY,S HOSPITAL  :My:;The: Sechelt Branch of St.  '&Mary- s Auxiliary will hold its  fltlpf-meeting Thursday, Sep-  liember It, starting at 1:30 p.m.  HutfiM St. -Hilda's Church Hall,  ^Sec^t.''"''"'  ,i? j-.t&wcomers "are welcome.  !_M_^h_nteeri are heecied to work  ! pipthe Hospital helping with the  ;#^eiKledcare,:watering flowers,  .��!& in the Gift Shop; also helping  ;^i.^tside the hospital in fund rais-  Ipiiiig; or working in the Thrift  ^Shopif .::--    '���','���'���'  1 ^HtoRNOLIFFE AUXILIARY  H^'lTKe���.Shorncliffe   Auxiliary  ; �� iver^year r^ses funds to buy  ./_:.��Wt-.__���_-���_.    __\_   ._.-j;4' ���__;..  x|,n.    mail  -__i��  liquipniferit or extras that may  help the residents. This summer  FOR SALE:  Your ad in. more than 70 newspapers reaching 800,000 homes.  9 ��%��  one call does it all  29 WORDS $119  885-3930  .686-2622  they paid the insurance for the  Shorncliffe Bus, which is used  for the pleasure of the residents  to go on outings, picnics,  shows, etc.        ^  The first fall meeting will be  on the third Tuesday, September 16, 1:30 p.m. at the Bethel  Baptist Church' in Sechelt.  They are looking for  volunteers to help with crafts,  cooking, monthly parties,  music - there is a piano and  organ for happy hour - watering  plants and other extra things to  make it a homelike atmosphere.  Shorncliffe is an Intermediate  Care Facility.  SECHELT GARDEN CLUB  The Sechelt Garden Club  meeting at St. Hilda's Church  Hall voted to have three tables  at the Community Services  Society Fair to be held on Saturday, October 18. Vivian and  Chris Cooksley will be in  charge, assisted by President  Joan Scales.  It was decided to have a plaque in the form of a scroll in  memory of members who have  passed on; Vivian Cooksley will  look after this. ^  The theme of the mini show  for the evening was "Riot of  Colour" and indeed it was a riot  of colour, so good that five  points were givefn to three of the  entries.  The theme for the next  meeting, October 1, is "Glory  of Fall."  The awards for the Best  Community Garden will be  presented shortly. The club  wishes to thank the merchants  who donated prizes for the best  gardens of those entered. The  Rose Bowl for the first prize  comes from the Royal Batik.  Gift certificates from Casey  Country Gardens and Milpre  Nursery, a white trellis from  McLebd's, and two bundles of  cedar lath from Gibsons  Building Supply.  There was no speaker but the  panel of Barry Willdughby and  Eric Huskins answered questions on gardening from the  floor. A good exchange of  garden information passed back  and forth in the usual friendly  fashion of these meetings.  SUNSHINE BPW CLUB  The Sunshine Coast Business  and Professional Women's  Club will be meeting at the Pebbles for dinner followed by the  monthly meeting on Tuesday,  September 16. This will be the  first meeting for the new president Audrey Broughton.  ELDERHOSTEL PLANS  A meeting of the Elderhostel  committee was held at Capilano  College on Wednesday, September 3 to make plans for next  year's Elderhostel.  By planning early, this program will be in the Spring and  Summer issues of the Elderhostel papa- for wider coverage.  It was decided to hold the sessions from May 24 to 30 and the  second week from May 31 to  .June 6. Six courses-were chosen  ;;.tp, beoffered.NptiinjEdiKid yet,  the?:proposedU onesi   .are  Economic Social Geography of  the   Sunshine   Coast,   Immigrants,   Western   Canada,  Historical   Review,   Knowledgeable   Consumer,   Marine  Invertebrates,   English   Literature and Critical Thinking.  Louise Krohn, faculty member and programmer for extensive services, from Capilano  College, North Vancouver  brought a list of courses  available; chairing this committee is April Struthers, staff person from Capilano College,  who works with members of the  community and is the mainstay  of the program. Others on the  committee present were Ken  Moore, Joan Mahlman, Lou  Wilson, Jan de Bruyn and  Peggy Connor.  Muscular Dystrophy  Society helps  It is often easier to talk to someone who has the same problems as you do. The Society for Muscular Dystrophy Information (International), PO Box 479, Bridgewater, Nova  Scotia, Canada, B4V 2X6, was formed to collect and share  international information to help those with Muscular  Dystrophy and their families better cope with the everyday  problems of living with a disability. Anyone interested, please  contact James Dobson, President.  SOLARWMS^-  *BCYCNA.  TIM SuMfe-M  More Summer  More Comfort  More Beauty  LLb"  More Relaxation  More Living Space  Increased Home Value  Call us now for prices, options, planning  . _.. .,,-_._     & contracting  iff  (^P Hwy. 101 & Pratt Rd., Gibsons     886-7359 |CJ)  Sechelt  eniors  by Larry Grafton  With the arrival of September  all activities at the hall will be  going ahead again in earnest. If  you did not clip last week's column, or mark start up dates on  your calendar, then refer to  your activity sheet for this information.  The tickets for the Spaghetti  Supper on September 20 at 6  p.m. are going well. Hopefully I  will be attending most of the activities with tickets available.  Barring this call either 885-2182  of 885-2878 for tickets to be  reserved - for Gibsons  "members, 886-3728.  Please keep in mind our fall  Plant Sale which will take place  on October 4 at 11 a.m.  Members are requested to get  together their plants' and cuttings etc., to make this fund  raiser the same success it has  been in the past.  We have had orders this week  for another 700 Pom Poms in  red, white and pink so we'll  have to start fluffing again. One  of the things that will be of interest to members returning for  the fall session will be the 18  new tables we have acquired.  Our thanks to Jean and Bert  Sherlock who provided the  material and hardware for us.  Mickey Cornwell did the  transporting of material to the  hall and with Henry Draper the  project was well underway. Stan  Johnson, Doug Third and  Yours Truly assisted. Bert  Sherlock did the painting. All  we need now is our new hall to  go with them.  Ellen Berg earned eight  awards at the PNE for her  crafts. Congratulations Ellen.  'like to go for a day trip to  Powell River? Interested in the  inner workings of the three  branches of senior citizens in  our region? Then mark October  8 on your calendar and let your  president know, phone  885-2182. Usually there are four  or five cars going and arrangements can usually be  '��� made. More information can be  obtained from, Gerry Chailier  "who will be the new chairman  of the Sunshine Coast Regional  meetingj-by calling 886*3728.  Coast News, September 8,1986  Meeting - Wed., Sept, 10; 7:30 pm  Cedar Grove School  AGENDA: ANNUAL BULL SESSION  Report Jim Gurney���Bring your beefs  Poor Prizes:      2 bags full  A RELAXED RETIREMENT  BIKES MONEY  Your retirement should be a time of ,      /y^y    nj  pleasure arid relaxation. But money ��*aAs\  worries can takethe sheen out of your       Sy/s~~~ ~^~jkX^C  golden years. Nowris the time to begin ^~ ~^>~m^ $T ^       _V  accumulating money to ensure a care- X ..<<} "^1/ tr   )  n<^  free retirement. V /    "^  I can show you how. Call me today.  'A  '.  -I:  .  ' _<  I-  �����  J.N.W. BUDD 885-3397  DEBORAH MEAUA 8864771  JIM BUDD 886-8771  PRO-TTFROMOUREXPEWl-NCE  I'  i:  fvou can beat the rain  BUT YOU CAN'T BEAT  OUK PRICES At the Finishing Stor^j  Aluminum Roof  Coating $27  89  ML  Teak Plywood Maa  4x8x1/8 524"/sht.  Flat Slice '�����������'-�������  Oak       4x8x3/. 565"/sht.  "t^^Deckote  By Special        SUN DECK  Order $68flVL. COATING  Paint Roller  Kit  $3  ��e  ea.  Cedar Lattice  2x8S13Mea.  4x8 S19" ea.  Vzx6 D.D. Fir  U6PHIUPINE  MAHOGANY   99C/L.F.  Brass Single  Switch Plates  &     ea.   '  SALE ENDS Sept. 20/86 or while stocks last.  .  All sales cash & carry  hALTERNATIVE  ..S;.i'V i.tli/inK in - ,  WOObWOKKING i. INTERIOR  IINISI .INC MATERIALS  HWY 101, GIBSONS, 886-3294       ,<   ������,��� , ,  vi  LAST CHANCE TO  s^e  Stock reduction sale prices in effect how  thru Sunday, September 14  (open Sunday 10 am - 4 pm)  COME IN NOW AND SAVE  30��/��  O**  EVERY  PURCHASE OVER $500  Except red tagged items   keys cut & licences  Qff GIFTWARE  -pf SELECTED  ROYAL ALBERT CHINA  Visa & Mastercard Accepted  H��T KORCAN  of the  handyman HARDWAR  Sunnycrest Mall 886-2442 Coast News, September 8,1986  the Chape! of McMaster University, Toronto and they have made  their home on the Sunshine Coast since 1971.  ���Ray Smith photo  iecretary-treasurer defends resolution  Economic development issue  debated at Gibsons Council  by Dianne Evans.  Gibsons'CounciUs sticking to  s guns over economic develop -  ent although there is some  onfusion over the reasons for  e Town's opting out of the  egional economic development  unction.  As reported in the August 25  dition of the Coast News, the  esolution used by council to in-  iate such a move was based on  n erroneous interpretation of  e regional district Economic  evelopment    Commission  DC) by-law. This was raised  t last Tuesday's meeting by  derman Bob Maxwell wno  d first made the motion to  opt out.  "We have opted out if the regional district will accept our  application to do so and if the  necessary vote is acquired. We  will carry through with our resolution even though the motion  used a legal technicality which is  incorrect upon revision of the  by-law.  '"We are opting out because  we wish to do so."  Clerk-administrator Lorraine  Goddard, who had drawn up  the resolution used, not only by  ("Gibsons Council but by Sechelt  as well, responded to this by  telling council:  "Although the by-law  dpesn't require it (the hiring of a  economic development commissioner) it-was the understanding  of both riiunicipalities that it  was the intentiofrof the regional  district to retain an Economic  Development Commissioner,"  she told council. *  "In fact, I have been told by  Victoria that the Ministry of Industry and Small Business  (MISB) does not recognize an  economic development commission as such unless they have a  commissioner."  However this regional district  receives no funding from MISB  and is funded completely by  local tax dollars, board chairman Jim Gurney told the Coast  News. Therefore the ministry is  not in a position to insist that an  economic development officer  be hired.  "We don't have the tax base  to hire an economic development commissioner," .Gurney  said.  "At the outset (of the  through Partners in Enterprise.  One is a voluntary committee  which elects not to hire a full  time person. 'The ministry  makes funds available for the  committee to carry out its function.  The other is a program for  municipalities who may hire an  economic development officer  and may receive up to;$25,000  in funding to support that position. '.'���/./������'.  Funding is on a 50-50 basis,  Dary explained, although if two  or more municipalities team together the ministry will "sweeten the pot"'.  "We encourage municipalities with a common economic base to co-operate."  Municipalities may hire a  regional district's economic  development commissioner if  they wish and pay for the service with funding from MISB.  In other regional districts,  such as; Mount .$addijM<|n,  three of the four municipalities  vvittfin ��� thatv district .sit.rpn* the  EDC) the Mfustty.did .give 1m 0?1TWV\}m W^b _^,  lafoe fiindifno anH thfev Hi* U& :~ Regional ewnomicvdeve  DEPENDABLE  CHIMNEY CLEAN  large funding ancl they did- re  qiuVe;'a commissioner, but tljey  don't do>fhlit.any'inbrei'',:'";>f ^  According to Chuck Dary,  who is in charge of the  ministry's Community  Economic Development Services, in conversation with tthe  Coast News, there are two types  of economic development programs available, for municipalities, not regional districts,  -SSSQSSSSSS  commission.  '-���.'..  -  cTegi^^jf'   economic development officer,  Bill Sheppard, was in Sechelt  for the Aquaculture Conference  last week and taJked,:. to^.the  Coast ^News aoput the problems  his district had had in getting  co-operation with local municipalities. The problems are not  unique to any one district,  Sheppard said.  ���" .  "Regional  districts  have  a  history of rivalries within them.  There are usually two dominant  municipalities   within   most  districts and they jockey for  power and prestige. There's a  fair amount of competition and  that's healthy but it can also be  destructive and lead to a lot of  bickering and fighting.  "The reason Dan Campbell  (former Minister of Municipal  Affairs) created regional  districts (some 20 years ago) was  so that all sides would be forced  to settle their differences at a  tablethey were forced to sit at.  It was deliberate.  "Force them to sit down and  eventually they'll come up with  a settlement. In some cases it  works but a lot of it depends on  .the creativity of the politicians.  ,-l i y<People have hidden agendas  and a lot of the trouble comes  from old fights that are too well  remembered.   Sometimes   it  comes from attempting something   that    is   beyond   the  capabilities   of   council   (or  board) and staff.  ......."Any co-operation between  municipalities and the regional  district has to be built on equity,  justice and representation.''  -^^- ��� - ���  Quote of the Week  Prejudices, whether religious, >���  racial, patriotic, or political are J  destructive to the foundations of. t  human development. j -  Baha'i'Writings *  mmmmammmmml&M  Men's hockey  Sunshine Coast Commercial Men's Hockey League will be  meeting on Thursday, September 11, 7 p.m. at the Sechelt  Arena. ..'���������"���',���  Everyone is welcome fp attend. New teams - new players  -new people. This is no .Body contact hockey.  was  tSk*mm  WIN THREE WAYS  WITH COAST NEWS CLASSIFIEDS!  SERVICE:  You can phone your Classified Ads in - FREE from anywhere on  the Coast - to our Sechelt office, 885-3930.  You can use your Visa or Mastercard to pay for your Classified  Ad.  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The Sunshine  ,vSechelt Office  Sunday  School  Gibsons United Church Sunday School will be resuming this  Sunday, September 14 at 10:30  a.m. .at the church hall,  Glassford Road.  Registration of children ages  four to 11 years and nursery  children also, will take place  then with videos, followed by  family service at 11:15 a.m. and  refreshments following service.  Babysitting is available to allow  parents to attend church.  Newcomers to this area are  cordially invited, along with  previous members. Sunday  School's regular schedule is 11  a.m. Open session with singing  and prayer is at 11:15. Approximately 11:30, children will join.  regular, church service. At approximately 12:15 Sunday  School classes will begin.  All welcome.  Serving the Sunshine Coast in so many ways since 1945.  885-3930  BEER  &WINF  Making Supplies  OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK  10 am - 5 pm  y-^Oi^y.  farJV_$G-28!e'.������:*.-#���  k0m<mk.  yftijwer Gifesbns)  Be an early bird Register Now  for  ���  .    *  Sept. 12, 15 & 16, 10 am - 3 pm  Class: $2500   Supplies: -$i4����-$30����  (Supplies less 10% September classes only)*  Sept. 16, 1'- 3 pm. Stencil a Clock  Class: $2000 (including supplies)  *Due to heavy October bookings for Paper Tole September classes  will'receive 10% off all supplies  GALLERY WILL BE CLOSED SEPT. 21, 22, 23, 28, 29 & 30  PAPER TOLE  STENCILLING  886-3251  (Gibsons Harbour  across from Ken's Lucky Dollar  885-3795  _'S  ^ee^ b.    Fresh Okanagan  ^ APPLES  Russett  box      ���____���  POTATOES ^.79  WINNERS of  our GRAND OPENING DRAWS:  Box of *  Fresh Whols                      Box of  ���ORANGES���  ������SALMON"���b-b-APPLES"  Courtesy of  Courtesy of the                      .Courtesy of   PACIFIC PRODUCE  Fish Boat "STRIPPER"     SECHELT PRODUCE & FISH  * Jan  ��� Mrs. A.M.          ��� Rita  Moscrip  Tomasi                  Relf  SECHELT PRODUCE H FISH  Gowrie St., next to Family Bulk Foods  OPEN Mon-Sat., 9:30-5:30 885-7771  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Services  GIBSONS  Glassford Road - 11:15 a.m.  Sunday School -11:00 a.m.  ST. JOHN'S  .   i (��� . Davis Bay r 9:30 a.m.-   ���-���  ��� Sunday School - 9:30 a.m.  Rev. Alex G. Reid  ./.Church, Telephone     886-2333  -    ._�� ._& .!���������  NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP  NEW TESTAMENT  tHURCH  .'.���"   ..��I . Wh.iri \\v.. Sechelt  I loint' ol Nt _\ Lite Christian  V.itiiiny KD.G-to Gr. 12  (Nou-Lnrolling)  Si'iak .��� rimi.��s: Sun..10:30am  Mid-work Wed. 7:30 pm  Youth Group Iri. .7: .0 pm  Worn, mi's prayer.        Thurs. 10,im  . I .islor Ivan Fox  BKr>-4775 or 886-7862  _i     ,...,���____���,_____-._������ .��& ��& S/k   ���      ���������-..������.������. ���  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 10:15 a.m.  Branch President Reg. H. Robinson  886-2382   ���&3(kS&���   GIBSONS  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  New Church building on  School Road - opp. RCMP  Pastor Ted Boodle  Sunday School 9:45 a.m.  Morning Worship       11:00 a.m.  Evening Fellowship      7:00 p.m.  ' Bible Study  Weds, at 7:30 p.m.  Phone   ������..-.  886-9482 or 886-7107  Affiliated vyith the  Pentecostal Assemblies  of Canada  ~-V- Sfm Sfk���  ANGLICAN CATHOLIC  CHURCH OF CANADA  ST. COLUMBA OF IONA PARISH  HALFMOON BAY  Church of His Presence:    y  2nd Sunday     10:30 Morning Prayer  11:00 Communion  4th Sunday      10:30,Morning Prayer  '5th'S6ntlay"       ������ s/itfcbmn-union  The Reverend E.S. Gale  ' 885-7481 or 1-525-6760  '        Traditional Anglican  Services & Teaching ' ���  ��� : -_*.��-*. ���������.'  THE SECHELT PARISH  of Ihe ANGLICAN CHURCH  M. I.III>A'S (Sethi.tr      ;o':  II ,'im    I lolv Communion   ��� '  ��������� .0 ..... - . ami.y Service -''   '  M"  ANDRIW'S (Madeira Park)'  11:10 am  Reverend John Paetk.iu  H��~.   .01..  ��� in.. ��� -  ii  i.    ���I.,       Iffr ���� J^k ��� ��� ��� i _��� ^  SUNSHINE COAST   V  GOSPEL CHURCH ;l  Corner of Davis Bay Road .  & Laurel Road '   '  Inter-Denominational.;    iv  Family Worship ���  Sunday - 11 a.m. r  Sunday School  For All Ages '_"_,  Sunday - 9:45 a.m.  "We Extend A Welcome And.  An Invitation to Come And  Worship The Lord With Us"  Pastor Ed Peters ';  ��� ���      .'��� ��� ��� Jjf�� fl(l S(k    ���    ��� i  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE   .  SOCIETY  SERVICES       -  Sunday Service &  .-"    :'kyy-kktfk,  SundaySchool yl.l:45 a.m^|  Wednesday.; .; .-J ^7:30 p.mj>^  in United Church Building   ��  ���"'������ '":       Oavis Bnyr y'v?        'if,  HH()-7��. 06'_������ 885-2.. ()6 ^   _�����_��.._* _i\  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.  Evensong &.Eurcharist  First Sunday in the month  (>:..0 p.m., St. Aidan's  '���Roberts Creek Road  Rev. J.E. Robinson, 886-8436   . ��t 41.9ft : _  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  North of Hwy 101 on Park Rd.  Gibsons  9:30 am Family Bible School  11:00 am Worship Service  Weekly Home Fellowship Groups  Rev. Dale D. Peterson  Church Office: 886-2611  PENDER HARBOUR    fi  PENTECOSTAL  CHURCH J  Lagoon Road, Madeira Park    |'  '������   883-2374 '';.'"    [���!  SundaySchool ��� 9:45a,mii  Morning Worship'       11:0ba.m|  Prayer & Bible Study ''    |;  Wednesday, 7:30 plrnk     ;:  ~SA*l_��__  GRACE REFORMED    .  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCri  Roberts Creek Community  Use Room (behind the;school)  Sunday: ��� ~.': ������������y ^  Sunday School - 9:4 . a.m..  ' (]  Worship Service - 11:00 a.m. S  7:30 pm Worship.& Felldwship;;  in homes |,  Wednesday: >!,  7:30 pm Prayer & Fellowship    f  in homes ' ���  All Welcome  J. Cameron Fraser, Pastor    y  8Q5-7488:-ykyyyk:k Coast News, September 8,1986  ..."Once the objectives are  looked for and ascertained  we'll take a look," said  Alderman Bob Maxwell at  last week's Gibsons Council  meeting.  k.^i-^i^^^^^^^..^^_-'  ..."Let's have some say in  how the plan may develop,"  responded Tourism Planning Task Force representative Bryan Rubin when he  asked council for their support..  i      I  BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES,  DISTRICT NO. 46 (SUNSHINE COAST)  You can/win a $25.00 Gift Certificate toward a  Continuing Education course of your choice.  Check out our display at the Sunnycrest Mall  on  Saturday, September  13,  ':1'1:30am/-.to-'3:30pm.  From Gibsons Council  ; .'. ii. iii hi .  Tourism strategy support sought  by Dianne Evans  j "I'm not criticizing, just asking for support," Bryan Rubin,  Representing the Tourism Planning Task Force, told Gibsons  Council last: Tuesday evening,  "j^njy) two Gibsons members  ;are��'presently oh the committee  and some representation (from  'Council) would certainly be appreciated by Verna (Sim) and  myself."  Gibsons Council had been  approached by the Tourism  Task Force in the Spring when  i'tKig. committee was formed to  I^^gaS representative to the  Cft^eetiififes but to date no written  \ reply has been received al-  Jthqugji _4tfderman Bob Maxwell  iWais/ selected by Mayor Diane  'Strom to represent the Town.  y f. I don't think it behooves a  iniember of council to sit in on a  ^workshop session," Maxwell  lipid Rubin. "...Once the objectives are looked for and ascertained we?ll take a look."  "Let's have some say in how  the plan may develop," was  Rubin's response. He went on  to say that the people the Council represents might be pleased  to know that their interests were  being looked after in tourism  planning for the area.  Strom said that there had  been some verbal contact with  the task force but that ih the  future Maxwell would be attending.  "We certainly do support  you," she told Rubin.  Council expressed some misgivings about recent controversy  surrounding the task force and  some of its members.  Alderman Norm Peterson  told the Council that the regional board would be arranging  a meeting between the two  municipalities, the Sechelt and  Gibsons Chambers of, Commerce and the regional district  to iron out some of the problems and the Mayor indicated  Boaz's involvement seen  foreshore breakthrough >,  ! The new guide for prospec-  {tive applicants, Aquaculture on  fthe Sunshine Coast, produced  j. by the Ministry of Lands, Parks  | and Housing, (now Forests and  ��� Lands),. "will be the norm for  UheSunshineCoast", Landsof-  f ficer Hank Boaz told the Fore-  ; shore Advisory Committee  ���meeting last Friday morning.  "You     could    call    it  ��policy,". Boaz   said,   "...we  ; aren't trying to overrule your  j zoning. We are showing areas  /where there are problems and  j the places where applicants can  jgo with the least opposition."  I    Boaz is the ministry's perma-  | nent representative on the com-  > mittee which was formed fol-  i lowing the Foreshore Seminar  I presented by Capilano College  ^and   the   Community   Devel-  { opment Officer last March.  i    The new guide was well ac-  * cepted by committee members  I who   see   it   as   "definitely  I drastically  changing the way  ________-______-________-____-___-_���---____--____-_���-____-_---���----_--_���  Dropoff your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  at  Books A Stuff  .ri,,.        in Sechelt  until noon Saturday  "A FrUndty P*opl* Plaoa"  people will apply for foreshore  -a step forward" as Ken Wing  put it.  The report identifies areas  where potential conflicts with  established uses of the foreshore  might occur and outlines a procedure for applicants to follow  which allows public input in the  decision-making process.  It states clearly that 'The  Ministry will look at each application on a site-specific basis,  and may increase the level of  public involvement if a proposal  appears to be contentious.'  Boaz also assured the. committee that he would be bringing  information of interest to the  Sunshine Coast from the ministry, thereby keeping the lines  of communication open.  The next Foreshore Committee meeting will be on August 26  at 9 a.m. in the regional district  offices. This meeting will deal in  part with the Hardy Island project which is coming up for a second public hearing at the beginning of October. Because of  somewhat unexpected opposition to the project from  residents on neighbouring islands the first public hearing  was interrupted so that more information could be collected  and examined.  SUNSHINE COAST  REGIONAL DISTRICT  BY-LAW AMENDMENT SYNOPSIS  Pursuant to Section 769 of the Municipal Act, notice is-hereby given  that the Board ot Directors of the Sunshine Coast Regional District intends to amend the "Sunshine Coast Regional District Subdivision  Regulation By-law 1_o. 103, 1975" by adopting the "Sunshine Coast  Regional District Subdivision Regulation By-law No. 103.68, 1986".  It is the intent of By-law 103.68 to amend the text of By-law 103 in the  .   following two ways:  fl..(1:). Section is amended to permit the adjustment of parcel  boundaries to facilitate an existing development or improve a subdivision  pattern and thereby permit a change in parcel size subject to stipulated  conditions; and  - (2) Section is amended to delete the regulation requiring a  spatiaiseparation of a well site thirty (30) metres from a property boun-  '-dary.������;' :  ��� Written comments or submissions regarding,the content of By-law  103.68 will be welcomed until September 22, 1986.  The above is a synopsis of By-law 103.68 and is not deemed to be an  interpretation of the by-law. The by-law may be inspected at the Sunshine Coast Regional District Office during office hours namely Monday  to Wednesday, 8 am to 5 pm and Thursday and Friday 8 am to 6 pm  Mr. L. Jardine  Secretary-Treasurer  Sunshine Coast Regional District  Box 800, Sechelt, BC VON 3A0  Telephone 885-2661  that she was in favour of such a  move.  The idea for the meeting  arose at the August 28 regional  board meeting when Area A  Director Gordon Wilson  reported that the friction  generated at the last task force  meeting had occasioned some  concern in the Powell River  Regional District representative.  Wilson said that it was imperative that tourism be  "politically defused" so that  "we can get on with business"  and suggested that a meeting  between the political bodies and  the Chambers would be a good  way of "thrashing it out".  "Tourism is the most easily  recognizable source of direct  revenue for the Sunshine Coast.  It's the first part of economic  recovery. But unless we work  together and have a defined  strategy and build a tangible infrastructure it won't work," he  told the board.  In the meantime a copy of a  letter addressed to Irene  Lugsdin has been received by  both municipalities and the  regional district from the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Michael  Horsey, congratulating Lugsdin  and all the members of the .task  force on the initiatives regarding  tourism development and marketing.  "I am delighted," the letter  reads, "to see almost total involvement both from the public  and private sector on the task  force and be assured of our full  support in your future  activities."  The letter goes on to say that  the Sunshine Coast's enormous  tourism potential makes planning,: "vital"; with "objectives  that are practical, feasible and  have the support of local government and community  groups."  FAMILY BULK FOODS  DELICATESSEN  UNDER THE YELLOW AWNING, Cowrie St., near the Cenotaph, SECHELT.  y,      ^^40  :   ffJ&     Freybe's meats, salads, Greek olives,  Feta, domestic & imported cheeses, bacon,  bulk condiments, sandwiches, party trays.  WEEKLY SPECIALS!  10% OFF Regular Pricep  for SENIORS -  Every Thursday  Monday - Saturday  8:30 tp-6      885-7767  W  ;Oc  *F  ��*  Snacks, Subs  be rf off  Video Rentals       ^  i'97       Machine - $6 00    SJ.97  Mon - Thurs Fri - Sun  ���WE'RE OPEN   ' *  6 am to midnite Mon - Sat.  7 am - 11 pm    Sundays & Holidays  Seamount Foods  in the Seamount Shell Station & Cam. ash  Hwy 101 Gibsons 886-9533  .  J  The 6th annual!  ear you man a desk, organize a run,  sponsor a participant, cheer the cause.  ear you take part in  i. ;----.;u'-  !_  HI  W  lo  -.u  "���ill  d  ,_i  BURTON DR.  HENRY RD.  ".  ..  10 K.  RUN  WEIGHT ROOM  X  CO  *J  NORTH RD.  START ���>  ^  3D  m  m  o  _D  O  im  Start & finish at the Weight Room  CHAMBERLAIN RD/-  LOCATION  Pre-Register from 8:30 am; Warm-up 9:15; Start 9:30 am  TIME  The Weight Room or The Coast News  PICKUPYOURPLEDGESHEETAT  f  Thefetylm 14th  Proceeds from The Terry Box Run go to the Canadian Cancer Society for cancer research.  Publication of this ad is made possible by the generosity and  communiiy-mindedness of the following:  Sunshine Coast Medical Society  Sunnycrest Mali  Sunshine Coast News  Shop Easy  Cedars Pub  Tires 10.  Coast News, September 8,1986  These balmy days of late summer are just the ticket for a walk with  the dog. ���Ray Smith photo  George    in     Gibsons  i nisei ng  by George Cooper, 886-8520  Our Gibsons / Summer Play  Parade" and the/freport that it  might be held in a tent in  Dougal Park brought recollections to some of us "prairie  chickens" of entertainment  there in the 1920's.  Mickey O'Brien of Roberts  Creek remembers that his home  village of Riley, Alberta, had  many seasons of "Little  Theatre" and visits by musical  artists.  "Every one of pur 700 to 800  inhabitants was involved in  some way," said Mickey, "in  the productions. We had to do  our own since movies, if any,  were silent, and radio hadn't  reached us yet with Amos 'n  Andy and the Sunday evening  shows.  /"Since we were close to Edmonton, we could readily get  directing assistance from the  university extension department. We developed our entertainment projects to where we  even had our own Chaiitaugua  iri the earty. I930's."  /, Chautaugiia?, That annual  binge of culture in the prairie  towns - and in B.C., too - that  lasted from three to six:. days  depending on the size of the  town and the pre-sale of  season's tickets.  .Entertainers - musical  groups, plays, lecturers, and  magicians for the kids of all  ages - travelled their scheduled  circuits by rail and eyeri by  automobile to perform in tents  or town halls.  The voices of the lecturers  could out-boom the.din of rain  on the canvas roof, the songs  and dances freshly new, the  humorists excruciatingly funny,  and the magitiahs delightful.  Something to '-'talkabout as^we  sat around the stove of a winter  .night. -/ ���       ��� ':'';������  "My wife's brother," said  Mickey, "first met his future  wife when she came to our  village as advance agent - a  "Chaiitaugua girl" like the one  in the recent CBC show. Now a  widow, she is one of the directors of an endowment fund her  . husb.x_d set up in his will.  "And she still looks on  theatre projects with a kindly  eye in making grants," said  Mickey.  Well, Gibsons, the foregoing  may nudge you individually to  consider the campaign at present underway to turn the  former firehall into a small  theatre.  EXPO APOLOGISES  Expo does care about its  visitors. A letter of complaint  from me concerning a cancelling of a scheduled event at the  Kodak Bowl received a reply a  couple of weeks later.  The letter said in effect that  there was too much uncertainty  of performance times for the  Kodak Bowl, but yes, my suggestion to use the site-wide PA  system to announce: last minute  cancellations just might be implemented, -s^  If you have wondered about  days and times for the.RCMP  Musical Ride, take not��hq�� a  reminder in this letter from Ex7.  po: the ride will not be performed September 15 to 22.  The Pender Harbour  Pentecostal Church welcomes  the Alpha Omega Band to start  off the fall with joyful sound.  Tuesday, September 9, come  out and meet the Alpha Omega  group at the get-acquainted service in the church at 7:30. On  Wednesday, parents are welcome as the group performs at  Madeira Park ; Elementary, 10  a.m. and at Pender Harbour  Secondary, 12:25.  All young people (or those of  us older folks who still enjoy  rock music!) are invited to a  concert at the Community Hall  on Friday, September 12, 7:30  to 9:30.  The band will give a shopping  mall concert in Madeira Park  on Saturday afternoon, and all  young people are invited to a  "Youth     Coffee     House  Drop-In" with the group at the  church at 7 p.m. on Saturday  evening. The final concert is  easy listening music at the  church, 7 to 8 p.m on Sunday  evening.  In conjunction with their  concerts, the Alpha Omega  group wili hold a Kids' Crusade  at the church for kids ages five  to 12. Times are: Wednesday  and Thursday, September 10  and 11 from 6 to 7 p.m.; and  Friday, 4 to 5 p.m. On Sunday  morning at 9:45, the group will  present a "Kick Off" program  to start the Sunday School year,  and will also perform at the 11  a.m. family service.  Everyone in the Harbour is  cordially invited to join Alpha  Omega and the Pentecostal  Church for a week of music and  worship. ���������:'-  Open   0 a_m.ytiIJ/;^/;^>.riiv*;��� /-F;r|<daVs^���;ti/i:|;^7 ;p-  Washington Snap Top  CARROTS  ���  ������������*������������*���  BULK 25 lb. 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Boneless kg 5.05  Fletcher's Country Cottage  SIDE  BACON  Random Weights  lkg  1.29  1.19  Oscarson's Mountain Oat  Dread ...  567 gmfdqf  Our Own Freshly Baked  butter tarts ,1.99  Canada Grade A Beef  RIB $  STEAKS  Bone-In ^..y.  lb.  kgS.86  'pkg6  .ft,  EXJRACTAWAY  Carpet & Upholstery  CLEANER  y& $i5��0fGr4hrs.^Snfng  Call 886-2257 to reserve |j  BEEF  ��� ���'   :yiv;';;j_:>.   ,. ... i"-.V iV��� .v  Grade A Medium  GROUND  Krr.   yy   .?.-;_.���  ,'iV.f.  ��Ariy? r  Chipits - Semi _5u.ee*  chocolate  CHIPS 350 Sm 3.00  Libbys - u>i. h Por/c or in Tomato Sauce  beans ........._*��.��.. 1.00  Suntype White Label  apple  juice        i wre 4/3.00  Best Foods - Reg. or Light . '  mayonnaise 506,2.00  Ca/i/orn/a Pinfc or White *����  grapefruit      3/1.00  \PLVS "IN-STORE" $ SPECIALS;  in providing,Quality, & Friendly Service  "I'M 0VER-RUN�� v  by beans," she moaned, "What can I do?" i suggested my favourite  recipe of Dilly Beans. "Aren't those the one, that you know vyho ate  nearly a jar of?" she questioned. I remembered the time but hastened  to advise her that moderation did not causeiirjr after effects iWdu know  who had thought the dilly beans were so good that he couldn't stop  eating them and felt a bit sorry that he'd been so greedy the following  day. So, if you too, want to live dangerously-  DILLY BEANS  1. Beans should be fresh and about as long as your longest finger. Ti  and tail them and pop them in boiling water.  .2. When the water returns to a boil, time them for two minutes, then  drain immediately. yy  3. Into each jar (sterilized of course) place 1" red chili pepper, 1 sliver  of garlic, 1 head of dill. Pack beans into jar.  4. Boil equal parts of cider vinegar and water using 1 tablespoon pickling salt per cup of liquid. Bring to a boil, add 2 heads of dill, boil for  two minutes.  5. Strain and while still hot pour over beans and seal.  Keep in a cpol place for at least 3 weeks before indulging.  Then there's....     DILLED CARROTS  1 ib. fresh carrots 1 cup water  1 teaspoon alum 2 tablespoons pickling salt  1 head dill 1 bay leaf  1 cup cider vinegar  g_^%^^^^^^  8 Need a quiet spot for that i  BUSINESS SEMENAR?     \  9  Holding a Workshop? *53ES 4  '___,_��_!  Our hall above the store has fifSMfa t____f!?_B_%. &  daytime and evening openings. ,__      ; "fl^^S^ MTtPjy 5  The hall is fully equipped, ^h8""*^^** )___���_��      a  with chairs and tables available  to seat groups from 25-100.  -���nj  1. Cut carrots into finger sized pieces and  ; >  soak in alum and enough cold water  to coyer for 5 hours.  Drain & rinse.  2. Pack into jar with bay leaf and dill.  3. Boil water, vinegar and salt. Pour over \  carrots, seal and keep for at  least 3 weeks.  And in case you've got more beans lurking in the corner there -  SPICED GREEN BEANS  2 lbs. green beans x cup water  4 cups water 1/4 cup whKe sugar  1 tablespoon salt (pickling) 3V2 cups whfte vj"    r  2 tablespoons pickling spice . 2 ctom garlic, sliced  (in muslin)  1. Top and tail beans.  2. Bring water and salt to a boil. Add beans and simmer 10 minutes.  3. Add garlic and simmer 3 minutes.  4. Drain and pack beans into hot sterilized jars.  5. Boil spice, water, sugar and vinegar. Pour over beans and seal. Use  after 2 weeks.  Don't forget those sun-luscious blackberries!  NEST LEWIS  r  The  PoP  Shoppe  Giving a class?  Located in KEN'S new   PARTY SNACK AREA  I  9  9  9  a      To Book Your Event CALL. 886-225 7    A  Gibsons  ��� .!_��____.     * ���   ** -_^_^7<����-_*________-'_l  PT&H w'-'^iPi  MARKET  ��������:.���>��� foil  mMm  $*04t  886-7744 .  A POCKET  GUIDE TO  British Columbia  LAW    $4.95  OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK  corner of School 8, Cower Pi. Roads  "^  Our  plumbers work 8  hours, but out phone  works 24 hours  For emergencies  CALL US!  L  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST  Seaside Plumbing Ltd.  886-7017  I  ��~L  The Doir��\  House     \  Children's  Consignment Boutique  Quality used clothing  toys, equip. & maternity  also RENTALS  , Next to Variety Foods  past Ken's Lucky Dollar        886-8229  WEIGHT  CONTROL  PROGRAM  It is a simple, fun and magical  program in losing, gaining and  maintaining weight. 100%  Satisfaction Guaranteed.  For information and business  opportunity on Herbalife products please contact:  886-3908 885-3140  Next to Ken's Lucky Dollar  Special  Ready to Eat -  BBQ'd Salmon Reg.8.o7.b 750  Introducing  Neufchatel Cheese  withLox 850  Clams? f49  Watch for fresh clams Wednesdays  OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 10 am - 6 pm  Fridays til 7 pm  r  lb.  lb.  Ib. ' -���,�����-. - .-,. .*.  Coast News, Septembers, 1986  Bob McConnell was in Gibsons last weekend with a group of 40  boats from the Burrard Yacht Club. The sailors took time out for a  horseshoe tournament at Dougal Park. ;    ���Ray Smith photo  .-.    f  - ���>  Northern Reflections - Loon Family  orders now taken at  Shadow BauK Galleries  EXCLUSIVE DEALER FOR ROBERT BATEMAN ON THE SUNSHINE COAST  ( nun.-Mm..  Si .licit 8��.">-7(>(H)  SEE OUR FINE SELECTION OF PRINTS  by Robert Bateman, Ron Parker and other Canadian artists.  What's Your  Nutrition LGL?  Come! and Get Smart about Food!  -DIET  CENTER  is hosting a c^lft/  on Saturday, Sept. 13, from noon - 6 pm  at 634 Farnham Rd. (behind Medical Clinic)  DROP IN, AND ENJOY  : Free Refreshments  : Samples of fine DIET CENTRE products  : Free literature and recipes  : Our exclusive "Image One" Education Series  Discuss with our counsellors how to  achieve and maintain your ideal weight!  For further information call 886-3438  ^.T^^mfwmfmtmmK^MW^  Return to Sasquatch country  by Peter Trower  There is something about the  Harrison Hot Springs area that  has always fascinated me. I suppose the Sasquatch legend has a  lot to do with it but, quite apart  from "Bigfoot myths, the place  has a magical, quality that is  quite unique. As you drive into  this little pocket of wonders  from the cornfields and flat-  lands of the Fraser Valley, it is  like entering a different world.  In the space of a couple of  miles, the terrain changes,quite  noticeably. Deciduous trees  begin to proliferate. Ancient,  crumbline mountains rear  precipitously. Harrison Lake  sprawls northward like a great,  green mirror. Suddenly you are  elsewhere. ���.  On a warm, lazy Saturday in  mid-July Yvonne and I hit the  freeway and chart a course for  this one-of-a-kind place. Our  mission is a simple one. Harrison Hot Springs is hosting its  first Arts Festival. Poet Earle  Birney is a Writer-in-Residence.  We have not seen Earle since his  stand in Sechelt, almost two  years back and we are looking  forward to spending a bit of  time with him again.  . Eastbound traffic on the  freeway is sparse. The west-  . bound lanes are quite another  matter. They are jammed  bumper to bumper with cars  from all over North America.  Like a horde of tranquilized  lemmings, the massed autos and  campers crawl towards the glittering and pricey magnet of Expo. It would appear to be the  biggest draw on the continent in  this particular year. But our  thoughts are far from th? Ram-  eses Pavilion and 'the Sierearn  Machine.  The Fraser Valley is becoming pretty familiar turf to  Yvonne and myself. We have  made a good many forays  through it over _Jie pa^'several  years. Because of the; vujCTowd-  ed highw^weimake godd time  and by mid-aftelriiobri, $fe pull  into the Wobclskie Mountain  Cafe for a bit of iunchfpgy  :���, .^e^;wCTff^intt^ili^^%: this^  excellent Uttle:restawni^xSy'. our'  friend, hang%lid^f|p>il^|^iifc-_-_v  Mitchell. It is'a favourite haunt  of glider pilots since they, launch  off the mountaih directly  above. We can seejthe launching  platform clearly from our seat  by the window. It is good flying  weather and two gliders are  already airborne, swooping  above the distant trees like  moths. As we munch our sandwiches a third daredevil leaps  from the lofty ramp and joins  ��� the fellow birdmen in the high,  blue reaches.  The cafe is deserted except  for an elderly fellow, sipping  reflectively on a whisky and  water. After a bit, he strikes up  a conversation. He turns out to  THURSDAY, SEPT. 11  5:30 P.M.  Continuing   Education   this  fall. Coast Ten visits the office  of Continuing Education to talk  with organizer Ricki Moss. Programs available this fall are the  main topic; of discussion.  West Coast Indian Art. Local  Indian Artist Bradley Huht  hosts and instructs this four part  series on Indian Art. Part two  will be broadcast next week.  Foreshore Leasing. Carol  Rubin talks with Fisheries Officer Randy Tancock on foreshore leasing requirements from  the Department of Fisheries and  Oceans'point of view.  Child Abuse: A. Community  Response. A look at how the  community can help in preventing child abuse.  it's all happening at  the Cedars Pub  {.���������������������������������(���iitilit,,)',,  '   Entertainment this week  GARYS.  here Wed. thru Sat.  Anyone wishing to play  VOLLEYBALL  for fun in a mixed league,  with evening games at  Langdale Elem. register at  THE PUB, or call . ,  Wayne Wagner, 886-8510  We're starting  Tues., Sept. 9 - 7-9 pm  DorVt Miss Sunday  Nite Jam  Cedar Plaza,  Hwy 101,  Gibsons,  886-8171  be a retired road builder who  worked many years in various  coastal logging camps. We  discuss the recent death of Gordon Gibson, the old 'Bull of the  Woods' whom we all knew. The  road builder reveals that he has  a son working as a faller at  McNab Creek. By sheer coincidence this happened to be my.  last camp. I tell him as much  and we marvel briefly at the  serendipity of it all. We finish  our coffees, bid the friendly  oldtimer goodbye and resume  our journey.  The last, brief leg of the run is  without incident. We cut north  at the outskirts of Agassiz, tool  past the Sasquatch statue with  its uplifted rock and enter the  picturesque lakeside village for  the first time ih several years.  Harrison Hot Springs is obviously enjoying a successful  tourist season. The roomy  streets are swarming with  holidayers; the man-made  beach is equally crowded and  the various bistros, sidewalk  cafes, beer gardens and souvenir shops are doing a brisk  trade.  Yvonne observes that this is  the first time we have seeri Harrison in, sunny weather. Our  previous visits always seem to  have, fallen on overcast days.  We find the Arts Centre and  ask the whereabouts of Earle  Birney. He has just completed a  Writing Workshop and returned to his hotel. We head over  there. As Yvonne and I enter  the lobby of the venerable Hot  Springs Hotel, my mind slides  GIBSONS  LEGION  Branch #109  WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT  involuntarily back to January  1982 and one of the better interludes of my life.  To be continued  POTTER !N RESIDENCE PROGRAM  sponsored by: Sunshine Coast Pottery Guild  & Continuing Education  Mon. 9 am ��� 12; Tues, 7 pm -10 pm  Upgrade your pottery skills, try new techniques  - throwing, handbuildlng, luster ware, etc.  Drop-In $7/session or. $45/month  & Pottery Guild Membership  Begins Mon., Sept. 15, 9 am  at the Craft Studio, Gibsons.  FOR REGISTRATION PHONE PAT FORST, 886-2543  RESIDENT POTTER  >  3��t��  ^  LESLIE ELLETT - DANCE CLASSES  Fall Session Sept. 19 to Dec. 6, Twilight Theatre Studio  FRIDAYS: 11-11:45    Creative Movement, (3-6 yr. olds)  12-1 Stretch & Strength. Floor ex. (adults)  3:45-4:45   Ballet I (7-11 yrs. old)  4:45-5:45   Ballet II (12 yrs. & over)  SATURDAYS: 10-11   Creative Movement (3-6 yr. olds)  11-noon   Creative/Modem Dance (7-11 yr. olds) -  noon-1:15 Modern Dance (12 years & over)  All students must prw-ivghrter, picas*.  For Information call 886-8044.  Fri., Sept. 12  PEGASUS  Sat., Sept. 13  ���-vyTHE     :-  MUSIC MAN  Baton  Lessons  in Davis Bay  Elementary School  Tuesdays, 5 pm - 6 pm  Gibsons  Elementary School  Wednesday,  3:30 pm ��� 4:30 pm  J  J:  ���\  Register by  September 12th  Phone Pat Muryn  __<  i  Enter the next dimension of  CLEANING EFFECTIVENESS  at  GIBSONS BUILDING SUPPLIES' HOOVER  YOUR CHOICE  OF  ELECTRONICS  FLOOR CARE CENTRE  State of the art technology  perfected to a high degree of  cleaning effectiveness  Our  Reg. 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Forst returns for advanced class  The popular Potter-in-  Residence program sponsored  by the Sunshine Coast Pottery  Guild and Continuing EducationTwill begin again on Monday, September 15.  i Resident potter Pat Forst,  who has been a studio potter  and pottery teacher both in  Vancouver and Gibsons, works  |s a full-time potter in Gibsons.  Recently she has worked with  Internationally known potter  Robin Hopper assisting in  testing glazes for his book The  ��eramic Spectrum and attended  the   Metchosin   International  !t^^^^Vt^--.--^.--.\.S  GRAMMA'S  PUB:  Daily  Beverage Specials  Light Lunches  from $2.95  Hours:  10 am - 12:30 am  7 DAYS A WEEK  GRAMMA'S  COLD BEER &  WINE STORE  Open :  11 am - 11 pm  7 DAYS A WEEK  Summer School of the Arts  where she took a course on  Glaze Development.  Pat will be at the Craft Studio  in Gibsons from 9 a.m. to 12  noon Monday mornings arid  Tuesday evenings from 7 p.m.  to 10 p.m. For this drop-in program there will be a fee of $7  per session or $45 per month  plus membership in the Pottery  Guild.  Participants will be helped by  Pat with any project they wish  to work oh. Such areas, as upgrading skills on the potter's  wheel, handbuUding, and trying  new areas of exploration such as  luster glazes, scraffitb and using  slips and local clay will be explored.  This program is open to  anyone who has had some ex  perience with pottery. (For  those who would like to learn  baac pottery Pat teaches a  beginner's class through Continuing Education). This will be a  time when each person can  share their experiences and learn  from each other.  For registration or more information phone Pat Forst at  886-2543.  Gardening no  by Marguerite  | Gibsons Harboui  across from  Molly's Reach   ^��Qff|mQ;  886-8215 W.  The first prize of $5 was won  by nine year old Francine  Seward for the largest  sunflower. She attends Gibsons  Elementary School. All participants received ice cream  cones courtesy of Truffles.  Thank you Sheila.  Mildew thrives in dry conditions, so be extra vigilant now.  As soon as the white powdery  deposits are seen or black spot,  start to spray with a systemic  fungicide, Benomyl, and follow  directions carefully.  Remove   annual   bedding  Christmas  crafts  needed  Remember last year's  Christmas Craft Fair at the  Sechelt Indian Band Hall? Well  get to work, craftspeople,  because the Sunshine Coast  Arts Council is planning now to  do it again, on Saturday,  November 29. High quality  crafts of all kinds will be needed  for this event.  To apply for booth space,  consignment space, or for more  information phone Nancy  Baker at 885-7728.  plants that have finished flowering, cultivate the soil and plant  wallflowers and other biennials.  Take cuttings of ' fiischia,  geraniums, hydrangeas and  heathers.  With regard to mulching, and  you haven't any leaves and  grasses, put a visible sign in.the  garden: "Wanted, Leaves and  Grasses", and people will be  doing nature a favour by having  them used for mulching. In  fact, along with seaweed, and  spoiled hay which is available  on this coast we can all build up  our soil for the future. It really  works, I personally am all in  favour of mulching, and it does  keep down the weeds if it is  thick -fchbugh and saves work  and conserves moisture.  Open for  DINNER  AND  EVENING SNACKS  v_  Sunday - Seafood Specials      ^fc  Gower Pt.   Reservations: 886-2887  Open WED. thru SUN.  from 5:30 p.m.  sfell  i.  Ii  I:  I  ���������:'������ Sometimes it's in the most unexpected places that you  find something special.  My colleague and I had spent a hot and busy morning  up in Sechelt and by the time 1:30 rolled around we were  both starting to feel serious pangs of hunger.  We didn't have a lot of time to spend so we decided on a  quick lunch at The Raven, right on the main street in  town.  Neither of us felt much like tackling a heavy hamburger,  although the menu includes a good variety of them. Instead we opted for fish and chicken. Both burgers on fresh  buns with plenty of mayonnaise and crunchy lettuce.  It was too hot for fries and the alternative turned out to  be just right for the day. The Raven serves a wonderful  potato salad - the kind your mother probably packed off  with you to the beach for summer picnics.  The real treat, however, was the dessert. Milkshakes.  Real, honest to goodness milkshakes mixed up in those  metal shakers they used to have in the drug store when you  were a kid.  And Mike the proprietor, who has a taste for music  from the fifties and sixties, has 24 different flavours on  hand. There are actually 36 available but he can only get  24 at a time, he told us.  The service is prompt and friendly. Mike's a gregarious  sort of fellow and he turned out those delicious shakes  with quite a flourish.  The burgers are good, the potato salad is too. But it's  the shakes that make it a place to go back to. At least 24  times.  DRIVE IN- TAKE OUT  ; Chicken Shack - Cowrie St., Sechelt  :^885-7414. Open 11 am - 9 pm. Mon-  ";Thur; 11 am - 10 pm, Fri-Sat; noon - 9  (���pm, Sun. Home delivery within 5 miles of  f! store after 4 p.m. Deep fried chicken, piz-  ; ;za^ .-hanibuj-jgers; salads, BBQ half  .���'chicken, B$Q ribs. All to go.  per Gibsons - 886-3388. Open 11 am  -10:30 pm, Mori-Wed; 11 am - 11 pm;  Thurs-Sat; 11 am-10 pm Sun. 130 seats;;  V, MC. Located in the village of Gibsons,  kittycorner from Sunnycrest Mall,-Andy's;  offers a variety of popular meals in ait  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.;���.'..  Bonniebrook Lodger Gower, Point,  one block right from, the _ corner of  Chaster \ and Gower Point Roads.  886-2887. Open for lunch and dinner, 7  days a week from noon. MC. Enjoy  relaxed and intimate dining in this historic  seaside lodge. The views are spectacular,  the cuisine is excellent and the prices are  set to suit every budget. 7 days a week our  Swiss chef, Martin, prepares a weekly  menu of delicious Continental cuisine, including soups, salads, and appetizers, as  well as entrees of fresh seafood, veal,  crepes, pasta and steak. All are individually prepared, creatively presented,  and served with tantalizing sauces on the  side. Martin's desserts will simply delight  you! Sundays, in addition to our regular  menu, a selection of sea food specials will  be offered. Healthy portions for hearty  eaters. Fine dining or snacking - by the  sea! Reservations suggested.  Cafe Pierrot - Teredo Square,  Sechelt. 885-9962. Open Mon.- Sat., 9  a.m. -11 p.m.; closed Sundays. Delicious bread, pastas, crepes, desserts  and more...all freshly baked on premises. Dinner entrees from $5.75.  Average meal for 2 - $24.  Casa Martinez Restaurant - Sun  shine Coast Hwy., Davis Bay - 885-2911..  5 p.m. -10 p.m. nightly. .MC, V. Lovely  view and warm intimate atmosphere.  Dinner selections include pasta, seafood,  chicken and steaks. Chicken Feast Buffet  every Sunday night includes salad bar and  choice of desserts for only $7.50. Average  dinner for two, $25.  Creek House - Lower Road, Roberts  Creek - 885-9321. Open 6 pm - 10 pm,  Wed-Sun; Sunday Brunch, 11 am - 2 pm.  40 seats. Intimate dining and fine cuisine  are the hallmarks of Creek House. The  atmosphere is sophisticated 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 $10.95 includes soup or salad. Average  meal for two $30. Reservations a must on  weekends.  Garden Bay Restaurant- Garden  Bay - 883-9919. Open from 5:30 pm daily. 68 seats. V, MC. Part of the Garden  Bay Hotel, the Garden Bay Restaurant  has a fabulous waterside view of Garden  Bay and Pender Harbour. Menu includes  seafood, meat and poultry entrees.  Schnitzel, prime rib and fresh seafood are  the house specialties. Famous for thar  generous portions,. entrees come; with  fresh bread, vegetables and rice. Dinner  specials Sunday evenings.' Average meal  for two $25.  MG - Mastercard   V - Visa  AE - American Express  Average meal prices quoted  do not include liquor  Irvine's landing Restaurant - ir-  vir-e's-l^mdti-T^Rd.,,, Pender Harbour,  883-1145. Open for dinner only, Fridays,  &' Satiirciays from 6 to 9 p.m. V., M.C.  Frilly licensed. Din_ier��menu offers a  variety of appetizers and entrees featuring  local produce and fresh seafood, in a  relaxed..setting with pecan, view. Private  parties for 6 or more by arrangement.  Average dinner for twoi $30.  Lord Jim's Resort Hotel - 2 km N.  of Secret Cove. 885-7038. Open 7 days a  week. Breakfast and lunch from 8 a.m. -1  p.my-\Dinner from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. V.  M.CvU-t Banquet Facilities - Fishing  Charters. Located on the waterfront with  a spectacular view of Ole's Cove &  Malaspina Strait. The rustic lodge serves  West Coast cuisine featuring a varied  menu of soups, appetizers & entrees; but  jthe emphasis^ is on seafood - squid, local  swimfaing, ^scididps, salmon, skate,  prawns & rockfish are featured. Our new  fall dinner menu changes daily, beginning  Thurs., Sept. 4. Reservations recommended. Average meal for two- $40.  The Omega Pizza Steak and  Lobster House -1538 Gower Pt. Rd.,  Gibsons Landing - 886-2268. ' Open  4-10:30 pm, Sun-Thurs; 4-11 pm, Fri-Sat.  145 seats. 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-'fhurs; 7 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Fri-Sat; 9  a.m. - 9 p.m. Sunday. 62 seats. V, MC,  AE. 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 IOI, Gibsons  -886-8138. Open 11:30am -11 pm, Mon-  Thurs; 11:30 am - midnight, Fri-Sat; 4 pm  -10:30 pm, Sun. 130 seats. Located in the  Cedar Plaza in Gibsons, Pronto's serves  an extensive variety of pizza, steak, pasta,  lasagna and ribs in a delightful family atmosphere. 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 $15-$20.  The Gourmet Munchie- in "The  Dock", Sechelt. 885-3353. Open Mon-  Fri, 8:30-5:30 pm. Lunch served 11:30-3  pm. Comfy seating inside or outdoors  under our umbrellas. A fine selection of  salads, sandwiches, soups and desserts, all  made with fresh, natural ingredients and .  all available to go. Fresh produce supplied  by our own Galiano Market. Select items  for take-home include salads, homemade  breads, muffins and cookies, dried fresh  pasta, croutons, poppy seed dressing,  marinated artichoke hearts, .and jams.  "To go" lunch orders taken by phone.  We cater parties and make boxed lunches.  The Homestead - Hwy ioi,  Wilson Creek -.885-2933. Open 8  a.m. - 9 p.m. daily. 40 seats inside, 30  seat patio. Open for breakfast, lunch  and dinner. Daily lunch and dinner  specials as well as regular entrees.  Lunches include sandwiches, hamburgers, pyrogies and salads. Dinner  selections include steaks, chicken and  seafood. Prime Rib and 15 item salad  bar are the house specialty on Friday,  Saturday and Sunday nights. Average  family meal for four $25-$30. ���  Pender Harbour Restaurant-  Madeira Park - 883-2413. Open 11:30 am  -9 pm Mon-Thurs; 11:30 am-U pm Fri-  Sat; 4 pm-9pm Sun. 40 seats. V, MC.  Canadian and Chinese food. Western  selections include sandwiches, hamburgers, steaks and chops. Chinese selection includes fried rice, spare ribs, chop  suey, chow mein, foo yong and combination meals. All items available for takeout. Average family dinner for four $20.  Raven Cafe- Cowrie St., Sechelt.  Open 6 am-9 pm, 7 days a week. 64 seats.  24 flavour ice cream bar. Full breakfasts,  home style, fast foods. Daily lunch special  $2.95. All available to go. Average family  dinner for four from $12.00.  Ruby Lake Resort - Sunshine Coast  Hwy, Pender Harbour -883-2269. Open 7  days a week 7 am -9 pm. 54 seats. V.,  MC. 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. Smorgasbord Sunday  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.  Absolutely superb prime rib every Friday  night. Average family dinner for four  $20-25. '-..  Seaview Gardens - 1556 Marine'  Drive, Gibsons Landing - 886-9219, Operi  11:30 a.ih. - 9 p.m. Tues-Thurslfc Sun;  11:30 a.m. -10 p.m. Fri-Satr'closed Mon.  48 seats, in dining roorri, 20 seats on the .  deck. MC, V. Fully licensed with a  beautiful harbour view, the Seaview  Gardens serves Occidental and Oriental  food. Western menu features hamburgers, fish & chips, steaks and fried  chicken. Chinese menu features combination dinners, chow mein, Hot Pots, fried  rice and family dinners. House specialties  include Prawns in Lobster Sauce, Gong  Bo Guy Ding, Lychees Chicken and BBQ  Duck. Smorgasbord every Sat, 5-8 p.m.  All items available to go. Average family  dinner for four $25.  Willee's  Family  Restaurant-  Sunnycrest Shopping Plaza, Gibsons,  886-3434. Open 7 days a week. Mon-  Thurs 6 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Fri 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.;  Sat 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sun 9 a.m. - 6 p.ni.  MC, V. Fully licensed. Breakfast, lunch  and dinner. Menu features sandwiches,  "Willee Burgers", fish and chips. Daily  lunch specials include: soup and filled  croissant - $3.50; selection of salads; low-  cal plate. Daily dinner specials. Take-out  service available. Average family dinner  for four: $20-$25.  PUBS  Backeddy Pub - Egmont Marina  -883-2298. Open daily - 11 to 11, Sat. &  Sun. 9 to 11. 60 seats inside, 20 on the  deck. 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 am -10 pm.  Cedar's Inn - Cedar Plaza, Gibsons  -886-8171. Open 11 am - midnight, Sun-  Thurs; 11 am - I am, Fri-Sat. 100 seats.  V., M.C. Delicious lunches 11:00-2:30.  Evening menue 6:00 - 9:30. Sat. & Sun.  Brunch. Entertainment - Darts, Cribbage,  Activities. 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. t 2 aim. (Nocover  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.  Garden Bay Pub- Garden Bay Hotel,  Garden Bay - 883-2674. Open 7 days a  week. 74 seats. Beautiful view of Garden  Bay and Pender Harbour. Pub grub includes sandwiches, burgers and daily  specials.  Gramma's Pub- Across from Molly's  Reach right on Gibsons Harbour. Open  10 am til 12:30 am; Sundays 11 am -12  midnight. Lunch from $2.95 iri' a cosy  marine atmosphere. Fresh seafood in  season, plus regular pub fare. Ask your  friendly server about the daily beverage  specials. Gramma's cold beer and wine  store - above the pub, at street level - is  open every day from 11 am to 11 pm.  Peninsula Motor Inn - Sunshine  Coast Hwy, Gibsons - 886-2804. Open  10 a.m.- 12 p.m. Mon-Thtirs; 11 a.m.-1  a.m. Fri-Sat. Pub food includes  breakfasts and lunches. Kitchen open  until 6 p.m. Exotic dancers. Live music.  Wakefield Inn- Hwy IOI, 2 mi. up the  Coast from Sechelt..Open 7 days a week:  Mon-Sat 11 am -1 am; Sundays 12 noon  - 12 am. 110 seats. Kitchen open 11 am-3  pm for lunch, with a daily lunch special.  Open for dinner Wed thru sun, 5 - 9 pm,  including Salad Bar and "Barbecue your  own Steak" on the deck. Fresh Prawns a  house specialty. Live entertainment every  Thurs., Fri. and Sat. nights and occasionally Sunday afternoons. Four  bedrooms upstairs offering Bed and  Breakfast. n^pvyw ^^^y.T ��� vj^  14.  Coast News, Septembers, 1986  ���m iium ii in >y��    i im i )iimijiii, i u     i. inni."'���,"  _______ /* .-Mt-MUMMiMf       ��"   -______k___f*^'^-'^*_wii___l_M<M^s*-''_i_____W_PK_I_tt  ~ /_     i_hi_pp.i7.:_._. ,"���"tmv ' ' -s. s ,Vi * f ;f���"tt* ,-;_-_.���" _��� _    ^*     ��   *v/'"/   /'    _���'  i. "n- .MM II l"f ifii.  1-M.rf.i. H..-M.-1^Mi_i^.^m.-in-i.-iMMiiiiiir.i.^,  0: You need concentration and grace io be a bowier and Melissa Hood  c: displayed just that when the bowling season got underway in Gibsons last Saturday. ���Ray Smith photo  Minor  Once again its Minor Hockey  registration time. Parents may  phone   Lorna   Snazell   at  886-2038 or Jacquie Doyle at  p885-2558l:Q register their kids  ��� for the uprcominig season (and  the UBC hockey school). There  will also be registration at the  Sechelt   Arena   Oh   Saturday,  September 13 from 10 a.m. to 2  p..ni.."...."'" -kk:'\': "'���;;',, ':���'���.'-  ��� Th'e Swap Meet will take  ;place at that time and location  also. Persons wishing a hockey  jacket must order and pay for  the jacket at registration.  The association is compiling a  hockey reference. library and  would gratefully accept any  donations of coaching material,  .etc.;  Another date to note is Tuesday, September 30,.Thegeneral  meeting will be heM that evenr;.  ing^ tinife and location;to be[any'  nounced later. V -f  busy schedule  ...  On Saturday, August 25, 14  men turned out for Men's Day  -(stroke play) - low gross winner  was Randy Legge and the runner up was Les Elliott. Low net  winner was Bob Lefroy and  runner up was Roy Cumbers.  On Thursday (Ladies' Day)  -August 28 - the game was  "KiclcIeTsJ Toumey" - this gave  the gals a chance to play one  stroke over, per hole, not counting putting. Some lucky ones  didn't have to take a second  stroke. 21 ladies came out. We  had a tie win and the winners  Low Overhead  Certified Mechanic  means  ECONOMICAL  AUTO  SERVICE  Loc .itc .1 tie ross from Sunns.reM \.<ill-in the PETROCAN  jj.is .....inn - lowrr roar (rntor  ���olVSh.iw Rd.)  Dale's Auto Clinic  Rear. PetroCan Gas Bar  ^a.31 886-3437]  I  were Verna Belland and Lois  Haddon. The runner up was  Moni Langham.  The ladies had their fourth  day of the two of four low net  tourney. We only had 11 ladies  with handicaps. The winner was  Verna Belland with a net of 59  (two games) and the runner up  was Lois Haddon with a score  of 61. Congratulations girls!  Joan Willcock was heard to  say on one of the fairways how  pleased she was when her drive  was inches from Verna Belland!  On August 30, 20 golfers  turned out for Men's Day. The  winner, with a score of 44, was  Bruce Forbes. Two people tied  for runner up, they are Tom  Held and Randy Legge. Low  net winner at 26'/_ was Bruce  Forbes. Two people tied for  runner up, Ian Campbell and  Carl Rietze at 32.  Ladies' Day on September 4  had 19 girls turn put. .We played  blind bogey which means that  each girl guessed a fictional  handicap which would be deducted from their gross score  and the closest to a net of 40  won. Two people tied at 40 and  the winners were Vera Love and  Maude Hayes. The runner up at  39 was Blanche Patton. Congratulations girls!  TIDE TABLES  A  Wed. Sept 10  0335         3.5  1100     .13.1  1535.       11.1.  2045        14.1  Fri. Sept 12  0540         3.1  1415        13.9  1850        12.4  2230        13.1  Sun. Sept 14  0755          3.0  1555        14.8  2125        11.0  Tues. Sept 9  0245         4.0  0930        13.1  1440         9.8  2010        14.5  Thurs. Sept 11  0435          3.2  1240        13.3  1655        12.1  2130        13.7  Sat. Sept 13  0650         3.1  1515        14.4  2025        11.9  2355        12.6  Mon. Sept 15  0140        12.4  Q855          3.0  1625        15.0  2210        10.0  Reference: 1  Pacific Stan  3oint Atkinson  dard time  .  For Skookumc  1 hr. 45 min.. f  ���   each ft. of rise  for each U. o(  huk Narrows add  .lus 5 min. tor  , and .7 min.  fall.  TIDEUNE poKmMosi,  LOGGING & M_iUNE LTD.  885.1.1  WHARF RD.  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The Mixed Twilight group  played an alternate shot.round  on September 1 with teams of  two. Winning with a low net  score of 35 was the team of  George Bayford and Eleanor  Thompson.. Tied for second  spot at 35V- were the teams of  Ernie Cupit and Jo Emerson  arid Nan McFarlane and Dawn  Bayford.  Low putt winners at 15 putts  was the team''of Phil Clarkeand  Hazel Wright^ followed by Alec  Warner and Lila Chambers  with 18.  Next Monday, September 8  will be the wind-up for the Mix  ed Twilight golf for this season.  Golf will be followed with a  wind-up dinner and prize  awards.  The nine and eighteen hole  Ladies' played the annual  "Back-to-School" 9 Hole Tournament on Tuesday, September  2 with Audrey McKenzie emerging as winner with a net 32,  fblowed by Dot Utterback as  runner-up with a riet 32.5. First  flight winner was Marion  Reeves with 34.5, and second  was "Connie Grant with 33.5,  and second, Eileen Evans with  34. Third flight winner was  Adeline Clarke with 34.5 and  second, Margot Matthews with  35.5. Fourth flight winner was  Nan McFarlane with 34, and second was Marg Hunter with  34.5.  The Men's Seniors, on  Thursday, September 4, played  as four-man teams but with two  designated nets to be scored at  each green. First with a score of  67, the team of Ed Matthews,  Archie Dove, Jim Neilson and  Bill Matheson. Second at 69,  John Petula, Jim Buntain, Dick  Tolhurst and Alec Warner.  Third at 70, Vic Vaughan,  George Townsend, Bill McKinnon and Phil Clarke. Closest to  the hole (in fact, very, very  dose!) at the eighth was George  Townsend.  W^if^^^^^^SSM  v; y ., v yy/Wy,,   . '<* V/ yikK}M^-&  y    *      .s    '.y*      _.___, ^;  *. ���____,...., ��� ^if'^iiii-i^iTiii nvtifiii  W ijgiiliigini.wwlJ.IJ^-1 ipj^i.iwiwww  iiiri'-ii-.ir   i n_-_i)__ti'*******r>***^"'���  Diesel Engine Rebuilding  Industrial Parts  Hwy 101, ��#����   -��-e__a_S.  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WingersBrian:E^n)s| and  Quin Kelly scored on two wing  overlaps whUe kicker Dave  Rainer placed two converts and  a field goal to make up Gibsons'  scoring, y-  In next week's action Gibsons  takes on the Scribes at home  field, Elphinstone. The game  starts at .11:30 a.m. next Satur-.  :'day. '������������'���.  Practices are held on Tuesday  and Thursday nights at Elphinstone from 6 to 8 p.m.  yAnyorie interested in taking up  Rugby is welcome to'join in.  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">  Centre'  Your LQCiiily <0\AmtiU fME] L A nib Store  886^8_67  ______ im     ���___Mt_UMM____l_____l__M_ Coast News, September 8,1986  by Dennis Cook  it.  I  ���I  *���  What reaches speeds of up to  65 miles per hour, allows the  rider to recline on a comfortable  seat and yet uses no gasoline or  any fuel other than honest sweat  and a sturdy heart?  It's not a one-of-a-kind  machine or a new invention. It's  the recumbent bicycle, first built  in the 1930's but now gaining in  popularity.  The original idea was to cut  down wind resistance and it  turned out that the recumbent  -which means lying down or  reclining - bicycle had a much  more comfortable seat, making  it easier to ride than the conventionally designed, while the  lowered wind resistance made  for a slight increase in speed.  In fact, two relatively unknown English recumbent bike  riders became so successful in  world class racing that the  French based Cycling Federation banned the bicycles from  racing; even today recumbents  are not allowed in competition.  The energy crisis of the mid  seventies generated a lot of interest in transportation alternatives. It was then that the  Human-Powered-Vehicle Association was formed; its activities included the revival and  development of the recumbent  bicycle. Fully enclosed and  streamlined models have reached speeds exceeding 65 mph on  the level, enough to get a  speeding ticket anywhere!  These speeds seem fantastic  when most bicycle racers reach  only 35 to 40 mph on conventional ten-speeds. This is  because the conventional model  pays a heavy price in wind  resistance; at 20 mph fully 90  per cent of the rider's effort is  dissipated by wind resistance.  A recumbent bicycle such as  the one pictured, with no fairing  or body and a more upright  seating position than some,  loses only 65 to 70 per cent to  wind resistance. This translates  into a two to three miles per  hour gain in speed for the same  effort required to go 20 mph on  a conventional bicycle; At slow  speeds the difference is almost  immeasurable but in a head  wind the advantage is marked.  The average cyclist will be  more impressed with the comfort Of the sitting position than  anything else. Although a  strong rider on a ten-speed will  pass a weak recumbent rider,  they will.both agree that for  comfort the recumbent is hard  to beat.  The rider's head is in a  natural position; there is absolutely no strain orf the arms or  shoulders; the lower back is  supported; with a full width seat  Police News of the Week  SECHELT RCMP  On August 30 another Canadian flag was stolen, this time  from a private residence in  Sechelt.  Police received a report of the  theft of groceries from a truck  outside the Liquor Store. The  matter was eventually settled  between the parties concerned.  Charges were laid in two  minor motor vehicle accidents  in Sechelt. No injuries were sustained.  Police investigated a hit and  run in Roberts Creek. A suspect  was identified and investigations are continuing.  On August 31 police received  a report of the theft of a 12'  -aluminum boat at Garden Bay  Lake. This is under investigation.  Suspects ire being interview-  ecT by police regarding several  minor cases of vandalism to  vehicles in the Sechelt area.,  A break and entry of the Parthenon Restaurant resulted in  the theft of a quantity of liquor.  Investigation is continuing.  A residence in Selma Park  Was entered'-through a rear door  and an unknown quantity of  jewelry taken. Police are investigating-  MISC SERVICES  ^    siqriiiy-  %9a* & Pools  DAYS OR  EVENINGS  V  885-5304  RR #1. FW* ��d..  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Our business is built on service  886-2784 anytime  ROLAND'S  HOME IMPROVEMENTS LTD  ��� 5" Continuous aluminum gutters  ��� Aluminum soffits & fascias  ��� Built-in vacuum systems  Vinyl siding 885-3582  Refrigeration & _  Appliance Service  V    BACK AT PRATT RD. 886-9959  r,  WEDDING ��� PORTRAIT ��� FAMILY ��� COMMERCIAL  25 YEARS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE  DON HUNTER  Box 1939   PHOTOGRAPHY 886-3049  ��We Come To You Anywhere On The Sunshine CoastJ  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  - CABINETS -  83Q-B411  Showroom: Pratt Rd. & Hwy. 101  Open: Sat. 10-4 or anytime by app't. _j  sore "buns" are a thing of the  past; breathing is easier in the  more open position and the  heart doesn't have to move the  blood great vertical distances.  The low position with the feet  forward, coupled with a longer  wheel base, make high speed  downhill runs safer and less  nerve-racking, although they do  take some getting used to. However, it isn't long before the  rider feels more secure, especially when it is realised that the  long wheel base doesn't present  a problem in making sharp corners.  After riding almost 15,000  kilometres this writer has never  had a problem with being spotted by cars on Jhe road, although the rider's head is some  18 inches lower than on a ten-  speed. .  There is one thing to remember; in rainy weather a front  fender is indispensible; without  it the spray hits the face and,  fender or not, the rain has a  clear shot at the lap and front of  the body. j  Touring, commuting and recreational cyclists are turning to  recumbent bicycles more aiid  more. They are manufactured  in specialty stores in California  and most cycling magazines  have them advertized although  they are rarely seen in these  parts (other than the one  above).  Comfort, safety and speed  and the low cost of maintenance  makes them a wise choice. See  you on the road! -  AUTOMOTIVE  NEED TIRES?      Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  TIRE A SUSPENSION CENTRE  886-2700      886-8116?;  Hwy.-.101. just West of Gibsons  CONTRACTING  Coast Concrete Pumping  ��. Foundations  FREE ESTIMATES  JohnParton     885-5537  CLEANING SERVICES  ��  GENERAL and INDUSTRIAL  ..;."  Houses, Trailers, Boats, Businesses  CHERYL FREE ESTIMATES        MANJEET  V, 886-8183 ... 886-3863 J  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  Commercial Containers Available  885-9973 886-2938 J  CONTRACTING  ROOFING  /*  FREE  ESTIMATES  Specializing in all types of  commercial & residential roofing  ALL WORK  GUARANTEED.  886-2087  eves.  HOUSES TO LOCK-UP OR COMPLETION  ��� ADDITIONS ���  CADRE  CONSTRUCTION lt7  nsorvs  Ready Mix Concrete Sand & Gravel]  Dump Truck Rental  Formed Concrete Products  Phone 885-9666 ��� 885-5333  POMFRET  CONSTRUCTION  For all aspects of .  residential & commercial construction  885-9692   P.O. Box 623. Gibsons. B.C.  BC FGRRIGS  Schedule  FALL'86  Effective Wednesday,  September 3 Through  October 13, 1986  VANCOUVER-SECHELT peninsula  horseshoe bay-langdaue  JERVIS INLET  EARLS COVE-SALTERY BAY  LKTESUMKER  Effective Wednesday. September 3 to Monday, October 13,1986  Lv. HorMshoft Bay Lv. Langdale  7:30 am 5:30 pm 6:20 am 4:30 pm  9:30 7:25 8:30 6:30  11:30 9:15 10.30 8:20  1:15 pm 11:15* 12:25 pm 10:15*  3:30 2:30  * Sailings on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Holiday Mondays only.  Gibsons  BUS  urn. SUMMED  Effective Wednesday. September 3 to Monday. October 13,1986.  Lv. Saltery Bay Lv. Earls Cove  5:45 am 3:30 pm 6:40 am 4:30 pm  7:35 5:30 8:20 6:30  9:15 7:30 10:30 8:30  11:30 9:30 12:25 pm 10:20  1:30 pm*        11:15+ 2:30* 12:15am+  * Scheduled sailing October 10 to 13.1986, only.  + Scheduled sailings on Fridays, Saturdays. Sundays and Holiday Mondays only.  FARE  $1.50  OMEGA 6:02*  Terminal  7:45  9:45  'Note: there will be no 11:45  "First Ferry" run on Saturdays 1:40  NO BUS SUNDAYS ��*f  Gibsons 6:00*  Marina 7:47  9:47  11:47  1:42  3:47  5:47  Sunnycrest 5:55*  Mall 8:00  10:00  12:00  1:50  4:00  6:00  IMINI-BUS SCHEDULE  Monday  Leaves Sechelt 8:40 a.m.  for Gibsons * 10:00 a.m.  Lower 6:03*  Bus   8:��3  Seller �����  1:53  4:03  6:03  Ferry 6:10*  Terminal 8:10  10:10  12:10  2:05  4:10  6:10  The Dock, Cowrie Street  1:00 p.m.  3:15 p.m.  Tuesday *  8:40 a.m.  *10:00a.m.  1:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m.  Wednesday  8:40 a.m.  *10:00a.m.  1:00 p.m.  * 3:15 p.m.  Thursday  8:40 a.m.  *10:00a.m.  1:00 p.m.  ���   2:30 p.m.  Friday  8:40 a.m.  10:00 a.m.  3:15 p.m.  Leaves Gibsons  for Sechelt  Lower Gibsons)  Municipal Parking Lot,'  Gower Pt. Rd.  9:15 a.m.  *10:45a.m.  * 1:35 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  9:15 a.m.  11:45 a.m.  1:50 p.m.  ' 4:00 p.m.  9:15 a.m.  *10:45a.m.  * 1:35 p.m.  4:00 p.m.  9:15 a.m.  11:45a.m.  1 1:35 p.m.  ' 4:00 p.m.  9:15 a.m.  10:45 a.m.  4:00 p.m.  'LOWER ROAD" route - via Flume Road, Beach Avenue & Lower Road  EXCAVATING  H EATING  886-7359  ? Conversion   Windows,   Glass,  AutoSi&  Marine Glassy Aluminum Windows  &Scfeens. Mirrors  & screens, m & pratf Rd  rCHAINSAWS  SALES & SERVICE  KELLY'S LAWNMOWER &  CHAINSAW LTD.  HWY. 101 & PRATT RD.   886-2912 J  JANDE EXCAVATING  Vc  Backhoe  Bulldozing  R.R. 2, Leek Rd.  Gibsons, 8.C. VON 1V0  Sand & Gravel  Land Clearing  Drainage  886-9453  Dump Truck  Excavating  JOE & EDI.A  BELLERIVE;  ICG LIQUID GAS  ��� Auto Propane  ��� Appliances  ��� Quality B-8-Q's  885-2360  Hwy 101. across St.  from Big Mac's; Sechelt  "\ 16.  Coast News, September 8,1986  . i  . "���  . i  U  II  II  'I .  If  1   . i  ���'I    i   !  I    I  I    I  I  an experiences  by Penny Fuller  Have you ever stood in your  yard at 4 p.m. on a Friday afternoon, at the end of July, just  before the long weekend, and  watched the thunder clouds roll  inexorably toward you? Of  course you have!  That's what I call a  plutonian-type mini-experience.  You still have choices about  how you'll spend your weekend.  You can still go camping, have  your picnic, or play baseball if  you choose.  Or you can get yourself a  good book, dry firewood and  prepare for a power failure. But  no matter how many people  stand in their yards chanting  "Blow over, blow over," you  just know that the storm is going to hit.  Good old Pluto! Smallest  planet, farthest out and slowest  moving (from our perspective),  it packs a major wallop on our  lives as it moves through the  heavens. This is the planet of  death and rebirth.  It's important to remember  that last part when Pluto passes  over an important position in  your natal chart. The effects of  Pluto are never what you'd  describe as 'comfortable'.  (Unless you're the kind of person who enjoys earthquakes,  avalanches and that sort of  thing.) But that's the nature of  major change.  Puberty, menopause, adolescence and hitting your 65th birthday can all be disorienting, to  say the least. But they are a  necessary part of growth and  development, as are the life  changes brought by Pluto.  Those of you who were born  between October 24 and  November 3, in any year, have  already been experiencing the  affect of Pluto passing over  your natal sun. It has also been  causing disturbances in the lives  of those born between: April 21  and May 1, January 21 and 31,  July 24 and August 3, February  19 and March 1, and June 22  and July 2.  Since 1983, all of you have  ft*8y . .-y-r...y.--,-">- ,'-. -~v ..-��� '- ���^ykv-yyy>: y-y.y -���:.���;���: ���'. v  L  Women's Clinic (_ree). Teaching Breast Self-Examination. Next clinic, Monday,  Sept. 8, 7:30-9:00 p.m. For information call Denise 886-3319 or the Health Unit,  Gibsons 886-8131.  Attention: Craftspeople: The Sunshine Coast Arts Council Annual Christmas Craft  Fair is on Saturday, November 29, at the Sechelt Indian Band Hall. For more information a.d to apply for booth space phone Nancy Baker at 885-7728.  United Church Sunday School registration Sunday, September 14 at 10:30 a.m.  All welcome.  Grace Reformed Presbyterian Church Sunday School begins, Roberts Creek Community Use Room (behind the school), Sunday, Sept. 14,9:45 a.m. -10:45 a.m.  Call Pastor Fraser 885-7488 to register.  Shomdffle Auxiliary Monthly Meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 16,1:30 p.m.. Bethel Baptist Church, Sechelt. Please join us as we plan a new year of service for the  residents of Shorncliffe.  BpMnstone GM Guides of Canada, Brownies, Pathfinders. Registration Monday,  Sept. 8, 1986 at 6:30 p.m., United Church Hall.  Beavers, Cubs and Scouts - Gibsons area. Registration Tuesday, September 9,  1986, at 7:30 p.m., Granthams Hall at foot of Elphinstone Rd..Parents only: jbr-  more information 886-7980.:     \..������.,;-.   ..������.   -.-v/���-���..! ���:���-, ������    ���.-���   i ����������������� ���'-.'  Pender Harbour Branch of tlie Auxiliary to St. Mary's Hospital will have their next  regular meeting on Wednesday, September 10, 1986, in St; Andrew's* Church  Hall, at 1:30 p.m. Everybody welcome.  Until  November 29,  1986  Buy any of the  following new  Stihl chain saws:  Stihl 011 AVEQ, 024 Super,  028 Wood Boss, 028 Super,  034 AVEQ, 038 Magnum,  038 Farm Boss and  056 Magnum.  1 ���T, 18" and 21" bars only.  _   !  GET THIS  $50 VALUE STIHL PRO-CUTTER'S KIT  Extra Stihl Oilomatic�� replacement chain loop  Stihl 2-cycle engine oil mix  Spare spark plug  Stihl screwdriver ...jjSSfl^H  // ~~\\  Stihl wedge mP^ ^ //        \\  Stihl Chain Saw  Safety Manual  Stihl multi-purpose  wrench (included  with all Stihl chain  saws)  Ai's Power Pius Service  Inlet Ave., Sechelt 885-4616  Mon-Fri, 8-5   Sat, 9-5  STIHL RENTAL SAWS AVAILABLE!  'rnmm  STIHL  been undergoing fundamental  identity changes. Power has  been a major issue, either your  power over others or vice-versa.  It's important to remember that  personal power can be usecUto  create, encourage and nurture  positive growth in yourself and  others. Or it can be used to  dominate, obstruct and coerce.  If you use your personal  power the first way, great things  can be accomplished in whatever direction you focus. If you  choose the second path, you will  find your way blocked, your  desires frustrated and your  sense of self threatened.  This has also been a time of  letting go, clearing out the  debris in your life that is holding  back your personal evolution. It  can be a painful process. We  often hold onto people and situations that make us perfectly  miserable, only because they are  familiar and therefore less  frightening than life without  them.  However, at this time in your  life, these changes will come.  You have the choice of gracefully accepting the inevitable and  learning important life lessons  from the changes that take  place, or fighting tooth and nail  to hold on to what is familiar.  In which case you will be left  battered, bruised and  thoroughly miserable.  The good news is that the  worst is over. You have already  moved into the rebirth stage, or  are about to. Now is the time to  think about the changes in your  life over the past three or so  years. Look at yourself with  brutal honesty and learn what  lessons you can. Eventually you  will look back on this as an important stage of development in  your life.  Having  M*aen^iw*x*x*iiii^.T*tAMw*t,�����'''^,^>^''i'^ ^  by Deborah Pageau .  .,.,. Haying babies: ^there's  nothing to it" said the ddctor to  ���s|Eirletiin: Gone with the Wind.  Simple for him I suppose...hii's  never done it! T wonder what  Melanie would have said if she  had heard that?#  . *.;     vi  It's a common enough thing,  though. We were taught in  Grade 7 that a baby is born  every two minutes in Canada,  10 per minute in the world. The  birth rate has declined over the  past 20 years, but even so, the  majority of women still have at  least one baby in their lives. For  those who do not, by choice.or  by fate, it is still usually a matter  that receives a lot of attention:  if they choose to remain  "single" (unreproduced, that is)  or if they are unable tb bear .a  child, they both end up spending almost as much time thinking, talking, feeling, readingYin-  deed working on the problem,  as if they had one. Having  babies is a big force in the lives  of women of child-bearing age.  And what about he rest of the  people in the world? The males,  the younger and older females.  They may not feel the impact  quite as intensely, but the influence is still there. The male is  the other half necessary for having a baby: in this society, he  may be labelled more  favourably if he raises or supports children.  As the children grow into  adolescents, their lives, bodies  and personalities are forever  altered by the power to have  babies. And once that is over,  and the babies start having  babies of their own, the third  generation is created, made up  of people who rarely feel old  enough to be called aunt, uncle,  grandparents.  We're all involved, some  more directly than others, but  involved nevertheless. I think  that's enough reason to have a  column like this., one where we  can air some of the issues,  thoughts, feelings, events, the  comedies and the tragedies.  Having babies is after all one of  the building blocks on which  our "civilized" society is based  -if it weren't for women having  babies, who would keep our  Minister of Labour busy working on unemployment? Who  would Santa visit in the midwinter festivities that fattens the  pockets of many a merchant?  Who would pay the taxes that  help support the aged in their  retirement years? Who would  look up at you, reach up in  trustful innocence and give you  that tiny kiss that mends your  heart?  Everything, from nets to oyster cages, electronics to fancy aluminum boats, was on display at last week's  highly successful Aquaculture Conference. ���Ray Smith photo  At Cap College  Persky on politics  Stan Persky, well known  broadcaster, writer, and instructor in Political Studies, is giving  a course at the Sechelt campus  of Capilano College in B.C. and  Canadian Politics; Thursday  nights beginning early in  September.  "This course reflects the fact  that politics is not just about  parties and elections, but about  how people in communities  choose to live together. In that  sense - everybody is political,"  says Persky.  Political Studies 104 is a  chance to "talk politics without  getting into brutal arguments."  Persky suggests that the course  is ' 'an alternative to breaking up  marriages or creating bad relations with families over political  questions...in the class you can  argue in a safe, stress-free environment."  The course, offered for the  first time this term in Sechelt,  needs no pre-requisites, and can  be taken for credit or for in?..,-.,  terest by people who are, as Per- J  sky puts it, "trying to figure out  what to do next in living  together in communities."  Discussion and lecture are  combined in this format, and  evalutation is based on several  essays, for those taking the  course for transfer credit.  Stan Persky also instructs at  Capilano College in North Vancouver; is a broadcaster who is  the B.C. Political Correspondent   for  CBC's  Morningside  program; and is the writer of  many books, including Son of  Socred, Bennett II, and  American, The Last Domino.  Students can register for  Political Studies 104 by calling  the Sechelt Campus at 885-9310  after 12:30 weekdays, or by  dropping in to the office on Inlet Avenue. Classes are 6 to 9  p.m. Thursday evenings for 14  sessions.  Calling volunteers  The Public Health Baby  Clinic in Sechelt needs a  volunteer to help the Moms  while they attend the clinic,  every second Wednesday from  1:15 to 3:15 p.m. in the Bethel  Baptist Church. In Gibsons, the  Baby Clinic also requires a  helper with their Moms' drop-in  program on Tuesday afternoons  from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. in the  ;Sch6ol Board Office building.  Another vital program on the  Sunshine Coast is the Telephone  Tree, which requires phoners to  contact shut-ins on a regular  basis. If you are a shut-in  yourself and looking for an outside interest, this program could  provide this opportunity!  If you are interested in helping with either of these  volunteer services, please call  the Volunteer Action Centre at  885-5881 for .further information/ r  ^Quaker  State  2-Cycle  OUTBOARD LUBRICANT  Reg. $4.o6/L.  (��)  Watch for our  BUMPER TO BUMPER  <T   Fall Flyer  In effect  Sept. 25th  ililiBUMPER  Auto Parts Professionals  JtSlBUMPER  OPEN: Mon - Fri   8:30 - 5:30  Sat. 9:00 ��� 5:00  885-5181  inlet Ave., Sechelt  Across from Post Office Coast News, Septembers, 1986 17.  .��.  .        Homes  8. Property  liiii kl iiui  _t_^_A. -^aS--:  By owners, Roberts Creek Rd.,;  92' frontage serviced, near  school. 2 bdrm. dbl. wide,  24x26, carport, lg. treed property, % acre,- $39;500. 886-8375  or 886-3168. #37  4 bdrm., 3 storey home near mall  & schl., 3 appl., Poplar Lane cul-  de-sac, $68,000. 886-9777 or  886-7675. #37  Must sell -. level lot, .Secheli  Village, $14,900. Phone  886-8319 evenings. #36  For sale by owner, 5 yr. old, 3  bdrm. rancher,, large lot. West  Sechelt, quality construction,  asking $68,000. 885-9559 or  885-7506. #36  1232 sq. ft.. 3.bdrm. rancher,  1 Vz baths,' 20x19 finished  garage, dbl. concrete drive, fenced front yd., 10x14 sealed  sundeck. 886-7309. #36  5 acres: top.of Gilmour, $60,000.  886-2987. #36  Cleared lot in lower Gibsons,  close to beach, open to offers.  Ph. 886-8006. #38  South Coast  Ford  1974 VOLVO 164E  6 cyl.. automatic  Good Running Order  *2995  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  Births  Brackett: Dave & Deanna are  pleased to announce the birth of  their first child, Amanda Lilly on  August 31, 1986, 8 lbs. 5 oz.  Proud grandparents are Ron &  Olana Brackett and Ian & Barb  Caitanach. Greatgrandparents are  Lilly Olson, Jean Lines, Cliff  Brackett, Bill & Nancy Lines.  Special thanks to Or. Yaxley and  Dr. Lubin and the terrific nurses  at St. Mary's. #36  Cath and Kelly Hatfull are pleased  to announce the birth of their son,  Cameron   Douglas. George  on  August 24, 1986 weighing 9 Ib. ���  12'/? oz. #36  Clement/Shuster  Patti and Jeff are thrilled to announce the.birth of a daughter at  Grace Hospital bnr September 4th.  1986, weighing 6 lbs. 5 oz.  Proud grandparents are Jack and  Moira Clement of Gibsons, and  Roz and Otto Schuster of Dallas;  great grandmother is Lily  Flockhart of Gibsons.    ���     #36  Obituaries  CLARK: passed away September  1, (986, Helena Clark, late of  Gibsons in her 74th year,  predeceased by her husband  James William Clark in 1983.  Survived by five sisters, Katie,  Mary, Alice, Pauline and  Elizabeth; nieces, nephews and  friends. Service was held Saturday, September 6 in the chapel of  Devlin Funeral Home, Gibsons.  Reverend Alex Reid. Cremation.  #36  Obituaries  BENTLEY: Clifford George  Bentley passed away on August  31, 1986. Survived by his wife  Janet (Jessie). He was born on  September 15, 1906 in CPR-  Town, how known as Weston,  Winnipeg. He moved to Roberts  Creek in April 1970. #36  SABELL: passed away  September 2,1986. Dean Sabell.  late of Sechelt, age 82 years.  Survived by relatives in the  United States. Funeral service,  Tuesday. September 9 at 1 p.m.  in the Chapel of Devlin Funeral  Home, Gibsons. Conducted by  the Christian Science Church. Interment, Seaview Cemetery. #36  "In Memory" donations to B.C.  Heart Fund, Box 1525. Gibsons,  gratefully received. Card will be  sent to bereaved with donor's  name. Envelopes are available at  your bank. #36  Thank You  Many thanks to Connie Wilson  and Marvel Electronics for helping make Shorncliffe's birthday  party such a great success. Irene  and Hugh. #36  Personal  Contrary to some information, I,,  Herbert A. Fletcher am not a  Jehovah's Witness, never was  and hope I never am. Hoping  anyone misinformed will take  note. Bert Fletcher. #37  Snowbirds Heading South?  Plan your trip now! For personal  attention & best rates, call Ruth at  885-2418 eves. #36.  When it's time to. seek help with  your problems cali, Eleanor Mae',  Counsellor Therapist. 885-9018V  #39  South Coast  ,*      Ford      >.  1967 CADILLAC  Absolutely Immaculate  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  i\  Classifieds  at any of our convenient  Friendly People  Places  IN PENDER HARBOUR ��� ���  ���������"..'.   ���  AC Building Supplies 883-9551  John Henry's 883-2253  IN HALFMOON BAY-"  ���  B&J StOre 885-9435  IN SECHELT��� ���   Books & Stuff  (Trail Bay Centr.e) 886-2625  The Coast News  (Cowrie St.) 885-3930  IN DAVIS BAY��� -   Inside & Out  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  J  Alcholics Anonymous  883-9251, 885-2896. 886-7272,  886-295-1. TFN  Weight Watchers. For info, on  Sept. meetings, call Linda at  885-8165. #37  Well employed tradesman, tall,  slim, active, outdoorsy, single,  serious about iiie, own home, not  rich, would like to hear from slim  unencumbered lady, 44-55 for  dances, dates, enjoyment of life  and possible future together.  Reply Box 233 c/o Coast News,:  Box 460, Gibsons. #37  Passengers to Cap. College,  Tues. & Thurs., 8:30, return  3:30.886-3714. #38  Announcements  Peninsula Market 8859721  IN ROBERTS CREEK   Seaview Market 885-3400  IN GIBSONS - :  Radio Shack  Sunnycrest Mall, 886-7215  The Coast News  (behind Dockside Pharmacy) 886-2622  Crowe Rd. Herb Farm, Roberts  Creek. Follow signs. Sundays  10-noon. Ph. 886-9324.       TFN  DEADLINE IS NOON SATURDAY  FOR MONDAY PUBLICATION  Pioneer Girls Registration.  Welcome girls Grade 1 & up! Reg.  night Tues., Sept. 9, 7-7:30.  Calvary Baptist Church. Park  Rd., Gibsons. #36  First Gibsons Beavers, Cubs.  Scouts, Gibsons area, registration on Sept. 9/86 at 7:30 p.m.  at Granthams Hall - foot of  Elphinstone Rd. Parents only  please. Information 886-7980.  #36  PATRICIA WISMER  Where are you? Please contact.  Hunter Gallery. 886-9022. You'll  like it! #36  I.F.A. COURSE       ~  5 wks., Tues. & Thurs. eves, all  day Sat., begins Sept. 16, $260.  Call Mike Saunders, 886-3420.  #37  South Coast  >       Ro rd       J,  1983 FORD F350  CREWCAB 4X4  351. 4 sp.  good shape  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  OL 5936 885-3281  An no uric en. ents  ���If someone in 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  or886-8228. - TFN  ..�����.���       Weddings  & Engagements  Phone us today about our  beautiful selection of personalized  wedding invitations, napkins,  matches, stationery, and more!  jeannie's Gifts & Gems.  886-2023. TFN  Female Persian cat, grey with  gold eyes, lost in West Sechelt  area early Aug. Has sentimental  value, reward offered. Call Syd,  885-9847 days, 885-4603 eves.  #36  South Coast  w      Ford  1986 DODGE  ARIES "K" CAR  auto., 4 dr.  economical family size  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  ���   ' -~  Camping equip., tent, backpack,  day pack. Call Elphinstone Girl  Guides. 886-7848. #38  Gold watch with 2 diamonds,  broken guard chain. .Lost in  Sechelt, possibly on Indian  Reserve. Please call 886-3330.  #36  Ladies' grey eel skin wallet, Gibsons area. Reward. No questions'.  asked. 886-8064eves.        #36-  Long haired multi coloured female.:  cat,, ..wearing, .white flea ..collar,  Chaster   &   King   Rds.   area.  Reward. 885-4151 or 885-7950.  eves. #36  Found  Short-haired dark grey w/golden  eyes, female cat, found on N.  Fletcher. 886-9265. #36  Golden male retreiver X w/choke  chain, found Pratt & Grandview  area. 885-9840. #36  Chaster Rd. area, a young grey,  bearded goat. 886-7032,   . #36  South Coast  L        Ford  1980 FORD VAN  V8/automatic,  window van,  reclining frt buckets  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  ' Pets  & Livestock  SPCA  885-4771  TFN  6 yr. old grey 1/4 mare, $500;  15 yr. old dun 1/4 mare, $350; 4  yr. old Kanata pony, $200.  886-2001. #37  FREE Dwarf rabbits, all ages, we  deliver. 883-9958. #38  .'. HORSE RENTERS  I would like to thank everyone  who rented from us this summer,  for we are going back to Wms.  Lake around 3rd. week of Sept.  for the winter. We will be used for  hunting, fishing, prospecting etc.  until Nov/86. Will see you  around end of Apr/87. Signed  Peter, Jr., Princess, Squeak,  Mouse, Samantha, Moon, BJ's  Boy, Leroy & Levi.  Barbara Jane & Ted  #36  Rottweiler pups, PB papers, exc.  temprament for home guardian,  $500 ea. 885-7708. #38  Dog grooming by Rose in West  Sechelt, also tiny toy registered  chocolate poodle puppies.  885-5420. #38  SPCA adoption, young lab dober-  rnan X male, well behaved.  885-5734. #36  Music  PIANO  TUNING  repairs & appraisals  Ken Dalgleish .  886-2843  1 hr. Piano Lessons, $10. Theory  incl. for beginners, composition  for advanced. I. Peterson, W.  Sechelt. 885-2546. #38  Used accordions, clarinet, flute.  Mann elec. guitar, drum set. Strings n'Things, 885-7781.    #36  REGOROER-FLUTE-GUITAR  MUSIC LESSONS  JEAN PIERRE LEBLANC  885-7951  #37  Bundy   alto  sax.  886-2138.  $375   firm:  '.': ���'��� #36  Working girt needs ride from Gibsons to Sechelt daily. Willing to  share gas exp. Please call Lorraine aft: 6 p.m. 886-9579.  #36  Boat trailer suitable for 14' alum,  boat..886-2246. . #38  Scrap cars & trucks wanted. We  pay cash for some. Free removal.  Phone 886-2617. TFN  Baby high chair! Call 886-8558.  ..;"'���.     - \   TFN  Buying coins & stamps, gold &  silver, paying top dollar. Call Oar-  cy, 886-2533 or Box;;1803iiGib-  sons.    y"    ���'.;;"'     #50  Shadow Baux Gallery Invites you  to a Giant Garage and Bake Sale  in grounds-behind gallery. In aid  of SunCoast Writers' Forge, Sat.,  Sept. 16,10-2. .   #36  Sat., Sept. 13, 10:30 - 2:30,  1096 Grandview (off Pratt), baby  clothes, etc. . #36  Sat., Sept. 13.10-?, interesting  items big.& small going cheap,  797 Reed Rd., Granthams Ldg.  ������.:������.:* #36  For Sale  CoMfoWl Vto'lQH  BLINDS!  BLINDS!  BLINDS!  LIMITED  TIME  OFFER  Stephen Virag  886-3191  Dump Truck Loads of Firewood,  Hemlock, $85. Phone 886-8251.  #38  20 cu. ft. Baycrest chest freezer,  7 yrs. old, excellent cond., $300.  886-2623. #36  Chambers dish washer; roof rack  & trailer hitch; misc. articles.  886-7505. #38  MINI PUBS.  IMPORTANT NOTICE  Mini Pubs Ltd. will be showing &  demonstrating a complete line of  their new improved home brewing products, TUESDAY, SEPT.  23rd in Sechelt.  If you enjoy making your own  quality beer or wine in one easy  step at pennies per bottle, phone  885-2593 for the time and place.  Absolutely no obligations.     #37  Franklin htr., $100; wood  cookstove, $'0. 885-3351 eves.  #38  Compact washer, dryer, as new,  $350; used toilet, sink, offers.  886-3030. #36  For Sale  a ttWlVP fo.lH.111, 11  HYDROPONIC  gardening information  ������������'��������� see "  QUALITY FARM  & GARDEN SUPPLY  PBATTBO..BIBSOWS  MS-7527  13.5 HP diesel, 4WD Yanmak  tractor w/loader, $4800 OBO.  929-5383 or 886-2941 aft. 6  p.m. #37  10 speed; $100; 6' camper,  $250; walkman, $60; basketball.  $10; milk cow. $400. 886-3480..  ������������   #37  CHICKEN SHACK  September  Luncheon  r-SPECIAL���i  11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Sub Sandwich  Small Fries  Small Pop  -*2.75-  * HOME DELIVERY *  within 5 mi. of store  from 4 pm  885-7414  For Sale'  Remington 1100 12'guage, 28"  mod. choke, best offer.  886-9641. #36  THE CUT & BLOW BAR  HAIR SHOP  Gibsons Medical Centra  ���(minibus stop)���������  HAIRCUT'S  Incl. Shampoo &  Blow Dry  $9.95  STREAKING  HIGHLIGHTING  Incl. Shampoo & $19.95  Blow Dry '    *  COLOURING  Incl. Shampoo &  Blow Dry  All Premium  $19.95  PERMS  Trim Incl.  $29.95  Ifor anappl.  886441535  Cotoneaster ground cover. 4  pots, 25 or more, $1 ea. Hedging  cedars, 3 varieties. Direct from  grower, i gallon size, mjn. order  25, $3 ea.with fertilizer or $4  planted. Free delivery locally. B 8i  B Farms, Roberts Creek.  885-5033. 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  8" FG Sabot sailing dinghy, complete, $350; all chrome BMX  bike, mint alloy rims, $100.  886-7982. #36  13.5 HP diesel 4 WD tractor  w/loader. $550 OBO. 929^5383  or886-2941.aft.6p.m.        #36  South Coast  Ford  2-'86 AEROSTAR  WAGONS  V6, automatic, air/cond.,  seats 7 people, low kms  Wharf Rd., Sachem  DL 5936 885*3281  V.  Kingsize waterbed, exc. condition, $200; Speed Queen washer,  $75,886-7362. #36  10 spd, 22", as is, $25; adding  machine,. $10; floor polisher,  $15; wheat grinder, $60.  886-9095. #36  South Coast  K       Ford  1982 MUSTANG GT  V8, 4 speed, loaded  T-Tops, Priced Right!  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  . DL 5936.885-3281 v  T4S TOPSOIL  Mushroom manure. $25/yd.,  $24 for seniors, Bark Mulch,  $30/yd. Cheaper by the  truckload. Steer manure now  available. Call aft. 6 or anytime on  weekends & holidays. 885-5669.  ���     -JFN:  COAST COMFORT y  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  Multicycle Inglis auto washer,  $295. Guaranteed & delivered.  883-2648. TFN  HUNTERS  Sp&clal Prim on  SLEEPING BAGS  FOAM  FIBREGLASS  PLEXIGLASS  FABRICS  VINYLS  YOU!. COMPLETE UPHOLSTERY CENTRE  W.W. UPHOLSTERY _.  BOAT TOPS  637 Wyngaert, Gibsons  886-7310  8 ft. alum, sateiite system, $675  OBO; Stihl chainsaw 020, $125  ' OBO. 886-8333.   ' #36'  Hay for Sato: $4/bale, $3.50/10  or more; garden mulch hay,  $3/bale, straw $3.50/bale.  885-9357. TFN  Bar W A-Track stereo, built-in  speakers & flashing lights;  dresser w/30:,t & 46", dressing  table w/round mirror; queen  size,, good, clean, firm bed,  wooden head & baseboard. I  need space! Best offer takes.  886-7837. #38  Crib & change table, like new,  $150,886-7511. #36  36x64 mahogany D/R table & 4  chairs. $300.886-8668.      #36  Used piano, good for beginners; j  $200. Ph. 886-7848. #38  Roland Elec. piano with 4 channel  mini amp. and sustain pedal.  Cost over $1100, mint condition,'  $500 OBO. 886-7591. #36  For Sale  Tricycle; bicycle; friendly', male:  pet   ferret,   neutered.   Call  886-8785. #38  One 3 sp. bike; one 10 sp. bike  (needs repair), $20 each.  886-9402. / -  ;#3S  Kant Gangs A Baka Sale  In aid of SunCoast Voters'  Forge, hosted by those good folks  at Shadow Baux Gallery; see you  on Sat.. Sept. 16, 10-2, behind  Gallery on Cowrie Street.   ,  #36  1 set of Collier's Encyclopedias,  $45 OBO. 886-7415. ' #36  Rossignoi 195 cm skis; Tyrolla  360 racing bindings, size 10.  Hansen ski boots, $750 new, used 1 season, must sell, sacrifice  $350,888-3692. -   #38,  Household furn., must be sold!  Bdrm., dng. rm. & chesterfield  ste.. etc. 885-2038. - #36  FIREWOOD  Dry hemlock, 16-18" length. Immediate delivery, $70/cord  delivered. Peninsula Recycling.  886-8193. #36  Firewood, mixed, split, $60/cord  delivered. 886-2941 or  929-5383. ' #38  South Coast  Ford  1985 PONTIAC  SUNBIRD  auto., 4 dr.  spotless  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  \.     PL 5936 885-3281      ^/  Baby Fisher airtight, $400.  886-83.0. #37  Well drilling rig; as is. where is.  asking $8000.261-2182. #37  1979 Yamaha YZ. $450. Call  886-3088. #37  MM  OQff  mm  r  U/ja  m  *.prf  o  on  Tula  12tf|  Bdrf  CLAHOLM  FURNITURE  As New  SECTIONAL  Used 10 cu. ft.  FREEZER  '599  s239.  As New _  Harvest Gold  FRIDGE &    .    SQOP  STOVE Sf���  New Complete  Honey pine      k^*1999  BEDROOM      .Sale  SUITE $1499  New Location  Cowrie St.  SHOP-IN-HOME  SERVICE AVAILABLE  VISA 4  MASTERCARD ACCEPTED  Financing available O.A.C.  Cowrie St. y.  across from Bank of Moptrftll  Sechelt  885-3713  *25  _3r  -5?  *-_!  <*_.  **_  -a.  upm  The SuiishineCoast News  reserves the right to classify  advertisements under appropriate headings and  determine page location.  The Sunshine Coast- News  also reserves the right to  revise or reject any advertising which 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 .���_." per 3 line insertion.  Each additional line '1N. Use our economical leaf  wHk free rat*. 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 orders  must accompany all classified advertising.  J  Ct-AB M-TOD MAOLJMK  NOON SATURDAY  ALL FEES PAYABLE  PRIOR TO INSERTION  } Please mail to:  |    COAST NEWS Classified. Box .60. Gibsons. B.C. VON IVO  .   Or bring in person to one of our  I   Friendly People Places listed above  1     Minimum ��� .*��� per 3 line Insertion.  1  I  8  t  !  *41  I  1  ���81  c  ,  n  !  3  c  _   _L_   _  :   nz 3  c   _  ���'''��'���     :      :r  L   ���.  :      nrj  c  in   :   ,_. i   :      x1  :   m:  r  I  -  1  I  I  r  i  i  i  i  CLASSIFICATION: e.g. For Sale. For Rent. etc.  r  j  j 18.  Coast News, September 8,1986  $  '!)  if  ii  i .:  I_  ii  t   .  .   _  ! I  '50 Dodge 1 Ton, runs v/ell,  $500; 75 Chev. Impala, runs  'well, $800. 885-3742. #36  1971 Ford Pinto, good condition,  $450. Lv. message, 886-8341.  #36  1981 Tercel, front wheel drive,  A-1 shape, $3500. 886-9133.  #36.  1978 Ply. Arrow compact, exc.  cond., no rust, 39 mpg., $2500.  885-3455. #37  76 Vanguard 5th wheel & '80  GMC 3/4 ton, 4 speed, $11,000,  will sell separately. 883-2406.  #37  '66 Chev 3 ton, 6 cyl., 4 sp., 14  ft. lined aluminum box, good  tires, $1600. 885-3337.       #37  79 Dodge Omni, economical, 4  dr. stand., $1700. Ph. 885-9294  weekday eves. '       #36  South Coast  *-.     Ford  Many Winter  SPECIALS!  All Good Running  Transportation  $199 -$999  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  ^    PL 5936 885-3281      _J  Ford F250,1976,360 auto, reas.  cond., $500. 886-7473 aft. 5.  Vy,.;^8:  73 Econo Van, 302, 3sp., $800  OBO.. 886-3385, 886-3321 or  886-3322. ' #36  1965 Chev. % Ton van, 292,  alum, body, runs fine, $1000  OBO. 886-8527. ��� #38  1976 GMC Sierra 4x4, little use in  last 4 yr_. $2000 OBO.  886-8527, #38  1968 Firebird, auto, PS/PB, excellent condition throughout. A  real beauty for $3600 OBO.  886-7237. #38  1976 Plymouth Duster, factory  hood scoop & wheels, slant 6,25  mpg, exc. cond., $1800 firm.  886-3892. #38  1971 Chrysler 300, dual exhaust,  radials, tinted glass, $1995 OBO.  886-7859. #38  1972 MGA convertible, good condition,.-many sparer parts including glass, extra dash, engine  parts & winter tires, rebuilt  engine, one year; old, $2200.  Phone 886-2558 eves. #38  78 blue Subaru, auto, 4 dr.,  rblt. eng., $2000 OBO. 886-7955  or 926-4321. #38  1972 Maverick,. good running  cond., new snows, muffler, rust,  $450,886-8541::.: #36  1980 Honda Civic, 4 dr., hatchback, $3000 OBO. 886-2757.  .  #38  South Coast  Ford  1979 CHEVETTE  4 cyl., 4-speed  Back to  Campus Special!  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  Campers  Motorhomes  RV's/Boats  STORAGE  886-8628  #37  8 foot Fibermold camper canopy  and 6 foot Unicorn canopy for  sale or trade. 885-7072.      #38  14V2' FG dbl. tri-hull, elec. start  40 HP Evinrude, with trailer,  $1050 OBO. 886-9420. #36  Used   Merc.  886-7819.  20   HP,   $600.-  #36  Raft, 8'x12', marine plywood  over styrofoam, 6000 lb. capacity, on trailer, $800; 12* FG boat,  60" beam, good, sea boat, on  trailer, $350. 886-2476 or  885-4528.' #36  South Cbast  k      Ford       i  1933 RANGER 4x4  V6. 5 speed,  As new, 1 owner  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  OL 5936 885-3281  ���V ���'  Boats/RV's  STORAGE    :  886-8628  #37  '80 18Vz ft. Concorde, deep V  hull, cuddy, Mercruiser 470 FWC  eng., well maintained with 315  hrs., depth sdr., bait tank, trim-  tabs, swim grid, trailer, Secret  Cove moorage pd. to May 87,  $9000. 885-4500 after 6 pm. #37  HIGGS MARINE  SURVEYS LTD  Insurance Claims  Condition and Valuation  Surveys  Phone 885-9425  or 885-3643  Have $1000 for boat mtr. & trlr.,  good shape. Cali Ted, 885-4620.  #36  19" FG boat, 115 HP Merc...cuddy cabin, conv. top, radio, CB,  DS, trailer, $6800. 886-3940.  #36  15' Boston Whaler, exc. cond.,  $7000. 886-9814 or 1-263-9720.  #37  Trailer Pad, full hook-ups, Bon-'  niebrook, Sept. 1, $120/m. Call  886-2887. #37  Mobile home space available'.  Sunshine Coast Mobile Home  Park. 886-9826. TFN  One bdrm. trailer, ;10'x4O,:;  located in adult trailer pk. in.Gibsons, furn., $6500 OBO. To view,  886-7172 or 886-9543.        #38  1979 Glen River 12x72 3 bdrm.,  7x32 addition, very clean, tool  shed. Ph. 886-8349:    '       #38  1982 Honda motorcycle,  XR200R, 4 cycle, except, gd.  cond. & low mi., gd. tires. Call  Wayne at 886-9539. #38  1980 750 Honda Custom, 21,000  km, good.condition, $1000 OBO.  886-2652. #36  Honda CT.110 trail bike, like new.  best offer. 886-9641. #36  '81 Kawa. 250 LTD, hel. rack;  24,000' km., exc. shape, low  ins/high mi., $695. 885-9553,  ' #36  Wanted to Rent  ��r  Marine  __=>  Dbl. kayak, (Frontiersman),  spray skirts, foot braces, take-  apart paddles, rudder, deck, fittings. Wayne, 886-9539.      #38  15'/2' Sangster, V4, 90 OB,  $1000.886-7859. #38  Quaker State 2 cycle outboard  lubricant. Reg. $4/l., SALE  $2.95/1., while stocks last!  BUMPER TO BUMPER, Inlet  Ave., Sechelt, across from Post  Office. 885-5181. #37  THIS WEEK'S  SPECIAL  Nissan, 4 cyl., Diesel,  90 HP, Complete.  Good Condition  $2,000����  DRIZZLE ENTERPRISES  Marine Services  SeaView Place, Gibsons  886-8555    . 885-5401  Young, resp., working gent,  reqs. shared accom. ASAP, pref.  Gibsons area. 886-3415 (days),  Paul. .    #36  Young Christian family with two  outside dogs are looking for a  small house to rent or rent to  own, Gibsons area, must be  reasonably priced. 885-7945.#38  South Goast  ^      Ford       -,  1985 NISSAN  WAGON  4 cyl., automatic, low kms.  As New .  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  >>- -      ���      ��� s  31 yr. old female, N/S, N/D, will  caretake and do upkeep. Karen,  885-3351. #36  Resp. adult male, working Earls  Cove, will babysit your summer  home this winter. Pender, or  closer. 886-9435. #36  Waterfront, wanted'to lease for 2  yrs. with option to purchase  waterfront home, pref. on lease  land, quiet responsible seniors.  Please call 1-926-2990.    ;   #36  Family of 4 wishes to rent or  share accommodation at Whistler  for ski season. Call Garry Gray,  866-7392. #37  A dry garage, basement or summer home for storage of furniture  for 2 or 3 months in the Pender  Harbour area. Phone 883-2873 or  421-6755 collect. #36  South Coast  k      Ford "'���''!��� 1  1984 MUSTANG  2 DOOR  4 cyl., 5 speed  Stereo, Very Clean  Wharf Rd., Sechelt  DL 5936 885-3281  For Rent  Community Hall for rent in  Roberts Creek. Phone Debbie,  886-3994, 7-10 p.m. TFN  1, 2, 3'bdrm. apts., heat and  cable vision inc., reasonable  rents. 886-9050. TFN  MINI  STORAGE  886-8628  #37  3 bdrm. house, Roberts Ck.,  $350/mo. Call Tom, 886-8601  after 6 p.m. #37  1000 sq. ft. heated whse.,  workshop, high ceiling, large  overhead door. 886-8226.    #36  Beachfront,   Hopkins   Ldg.,   3.  bdrm., 2 baths, FP, avail. Sept.  1.988-5031. #36  2 bdrm. WF cottage,. Gower Pt,  area, suit single adult'or couple,  avail. Oct. 1,to June 30, refs.,  $350/m. 886-2627 or 438:3843.  #36  2 or 4 bdrm, house, upper Gibsons, close to school. 886-2743.  #36  Office space for. rent, 2nd floor  above Gibsons Building Supplies.  886-8141. TFN  Small comfortable 1 bdrm. apt.  overlooking Trail Bay, S/F incl.,  immaculate condition. Ph.  886:8291. #36  Charming  waterfront  1y bdrm.  home, tastefully.furn., overlook-,  ing Trail' Bayj, suitable lor prof,  couple, ref. req'. Ph. 886-8291.  :-':#36  Comfortable immaculate view  home overlooking Trail Bay on lg.  fenced landscaped yard, S/F;  W/D incl., garage w/auto door  opener. Ph. 886-8291. #36  Waterfront, furnished 2 bdrm.,  FP, 2 car parking, Sept. 1 - June  30, Granthams Ldg., $350/m.  886-9123. #36  Waterfront cottages for rent, year  round or monthly, $175 & up.  883-9928. #36  3 bdrm.i 2 bathroom, 2  fireplaces, 5 appliances, beautiful  view, refs. req., $500.  886-7037. #36  THE MANSE TOWNHOUSE  IS TAKING RENTAL  APPLICATIONS  ��� modern two bedroom  townhouse  D one and a half baths  D fully carpeted  ��� five appliances including  dishwasher, washer  and dryer  ��� private sundeck  D enclosed garage  ��� family oriented.  D close to Sunnycrest Mall,  schools, tennis court &  jogging field  ��� good references required  D $450 par month  Call Pater, 886-9997  evenings  Hopkins Ldg., furn. 4 bdrm.,  washer/dryer, fridge, freezer,  piano, great view, close to ferry.  531-8418. ..:���? #37  Near new 3 bdrm. Hopkins Ldg.,  avail Sept. thru June, $500/m.  936-4076 or 886-8093,        #36  LUXURY WATERFRONT  1 bdrm./loft apt., stained glass,  high ceilings, balcony over  ocean, rent negotiable.  886-7830. y        #37  2 bedroom   apt.v   Hopkins,;  available   immed.,- view.  886-7516. #37  2 bdrm. & den in Welcome  Woods. F/S, washer, wood heat,  Vi acre lot, avail. Oct. 1, $300.  987-0574 collect. #37  Small 2 bdrm. house, lower Gibsons with garden & view,  $285/m. 886-8006. #37  Modern 3 bdrm. house, near  Dougal Pk..$490/m. 886-8006.  #37  Modern 1 bdrm. suite w/private  entrance, 4 appl., lower Gibsons,  $290/m. 886-8006. #37  Waterfront home, 1400 sq. ft.,  furnished, refs. req., $850/mo.  886-9587. #36  WF cabin for 1 near ferry,  Hopkins Ldg.. cozy, clean, $300.  886-7175eves., 885-7575 days.    #38  3 bdrm. house, Grandview Rd.,  Bonniebrook, ocean view,  balcony, large fenced yard, carport, FP, F/S, Vk[ bathroom,  avail. Sept. 1,-' $550/m. firm,  $300 damage deposit. Phone  403-529-1813. #38  2 bdrm. on 2 acres, Henry Rd.,  F/S included, $350/m. Phone  886-2075. '#38  1 bdrm. WF cottage, avail. Sept.  15. Ph. 886-3585 eves.        #36  Sgl. bach, suite w/priv. ent.,  furn., inc. hydro, phone, cable,  avail. Oct. 1, $200 extra.  886-7848. #38  1-_ bdrm., lower level suite,  1200 sq. ft., lower Gibsons,  mature adults, ref. req.,  $250/m. Collect, 1-926-5353.  #38  Newer 3 bdrm. home on quiet  cul-de-sac located bay area Gibsons, ref. req., $450/m. Ask for  Denis, 886-3705, 8 am-4 pm.#38  2 bdrm. & studio furn. house,  bay area, sunny location,  $500/m. 886-7955 or 926-4321.   #36  3 bdrm. home, bay area, no  appl;, no pets, avail, immed.,  ref., $450. 478-5336. #38  Clean, cozy suite, conveniently  located near mail, 1 bdrm. plus  Vz size room for child, office or ?,  $2a)/m. 886-2823. #36  Small self-cont. apt., excellent for  horse lover, stall avail. 886-3033.  '>������.. */ #38  Waterfront, Gower Point. 1000  sq. ft., refs. req., $525.  886-9587. * ������ , #36  1 bdrm. suite, Granthams,  adults, $250.886-7204.       #38  1 bdrm. waterfront suite, hear  Gibsons Marina, frdg., stove, FP,  etc., avail. Oct. 1, $325/m. inc.  heat, light. 1-464-7664.       #36  Why rent - buy this extra lg. 4  bdrm. house, with quality  features and convenient loc. in  upper Gibsons, with rented, suite  the payments are the same: Ultra  flex, low DP, car or cash or ?.  Phone 886-7668. % #38  2 bdrm. mobile home; .no  children, no dogs; refs. required,  $350/m. 886-9581. ;>;#38!  Oct. 1,.,outstanding sea r#e\^,  Gibsons; ~1 bikrlb'-stores, -KJock,"1  etc., 3 bdrm., :lgi LR, $398^  921-7981.   ���". !.-#36.  2 bdrm. suite, avail, now, W/D,  F/S, FP, fully furnished, children  welcomed, $350 plus $100 D..D.  interest bearing. 886-8796.  #38  Four bedroom house with appliances, Point Rd., Hopkins,  $400/m. 733-9454. #37  To Lease: 4 bdrm. house on Reed  Rd. on 5 acres, 2 cleared & fenced, shed, gr. hse., refs. req,,  avail. Oct. 15 or Nov. 1,$475/m.  937-3587. #38  2 bdrm. hse., Gibsons area,  ciose to school & shopping,  garage, greenhse., 1 acre. Call  886-8358 eves. Swkenijs.   #38  WF 2 bdrm. hse., oil/prop./air-  tight. stoves, fridge, ref. req.,  avail, now, $300/m. 886-7046.  #36  3 bdrm. home for rent, $460/m.  886-2757, aft. 4. #36  One and two bedroom apts. in  Seaview Place, $350 and $365.  Call 886-2249, Gibsons.       #38  Madeira Pk., 2 bdrm. house,  F/S,  W/D,  furn./unfum.,  lg.  dock. Min. 6 mo. lease, refs.,  $400/$350/m.   plus   hydro.  604-738-1536 or 206-232-7390.  #37  Horseshoe Bay, 1 bdrm. & den,  W/D, $550, inc.- util. 886-9679  days, 921-8701.       . "���.     #37  3 bdrm. home, Roberts Ck., 4  appi., wood fireplace, 2/3 acre,  $400/mo. 876-7864 or  886-8725. #37  Mod. furn. home. Redrooffs,  H/moon Bay, 6 mo. lease,  mature cpl. or sgl., avail. Oct. 1  -Mar. 31/87, spec, low rent for  right tenants, no pets or children,  refs. req. 885-9398 or 885-2640.  i '#37  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  Commuter, special, 1 bdrm.  duplex, stove, fridge. 886-9186  eveijings. #37  Basement ste., $275 w/hydro,  cable, quiet people pref. Phone  886-7274 after 3 p.m. #37  2 bdrm. suite avail. Oct. 1, lower  Gibsons, $225/mo. 921-7788  after 6. TFN  2 bdrmr & studio furn. house, .  bay area, sunny location, '  $500/mb. 886-7955. #36  Experienced lunch cook needed  immediately, apply in person at  the Omega Restaurant.    .   TFN  Experienced waitresses, full or  part time, apply in person at the  Omega Restaurant. TFN  KIWANIS VILLAGE CARE HOME  Requires casual & part-time RN's  or GN's. Apply to C. Baxter, Dir.  of Care, RR1, Site 7, Gibsons.  Province of  British Columbia  Ministry of  Forests  DATA ENTRY CLERK/  RECEPTIONIST  Ministry of Forests, Sechelt Forest  District Oltice. part-time (35 hrs/wk)  $322.27 bi-weekly.  Clerk required (or a minimum of six  weeks to operate a P.C. computer and to  perform typing and receptionist duties.  Preferably a grade 12 graduate with a  good knowledge of computer operation  and general knowledge of office procedures.  Applicants apply In person to:  Heather Brackett,  Office Services Clerk,  Sechelt Forest District,  1975 Held Road, Sechelt.  Applications will be accepted up to and  including September 17th, 1986.  Companion to share home with  older woman, duties include  cooking & light housekeeping.  Requirements are mature, NS,  Christian woman. Hours & wages  negotiable. 886-9751.     .    #37  (Experienced housekeeper required Fridays.-Apply to Box 234  c/o Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons. #36  ELECTROLUX CANADA  Earn $100 - $200 per day  demonstrating our new line of  product's locally. Our proven  training program insures your  success. Call sales manager,  980-6507. #36  REGISTERED NURSES!  Shorncliffe intermediate Care requires casual RNs immediately.  Send resume to Mrs. B. Estey,  PO Box 1580, Sechelt or phone  885-5126. #36  Exp. babysitter with refs. for occasional sitting of 15 month old  girl. Please reply to Box 232, c/o  Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons.  #36  Qualified Pre-School teacher with  four year old will babysit in own  home,' ideal area for children,  references available. 886-8651  anytime.       . y #38  Urgently need baBysitfeiy Pender  'Harbour area. 883-9486 after 4  p.m. . -' ���. #38  Learning Centre Co-ordinator: the  Continuing Education office of  School District 46 is expanding its  adult education services. A part-  time position (approximately. 8  hours per week) is available.  Candidates should have teaching  experience, preferably with  adults, and be able to assess,  motivate and supervise adult  learners wishing to upgrade  academic skills toward Grade 10  and Grade 12.  Please provide resume to Coordinator, Continuing Education,  Box 1897, Gibsons, BC VON 1V0,  before September 15. #36  Youth worker to develop & run a  Christian youth prog, on part-time  basis. We are looking for person  with counselling skills, enthusiasm & experience in work-,  ing with young people & a strong  Christian commitment. Leave  resume at Gibsons United Church  &/or contact M. Hostland for further details at 886-9181 or  886-3705. '��� #38  Video store part-time help required eves. & weekends. Apply  in person only. Kern's Home Furnishings, Gibsons. #36  Don't use last year's resume for  this year's job! Arbutus Office  Services, 885-5212. Call any  time for fast, reasonable and professional work. #38  Work Wanted  Landlords - did your tenants  leave a mess?. New dads - is the  baby coming home? Bachelors?  Career people? Weekly, biweekly, monthly, exc. refs.  886-8604." #38  Middle aged dependable lady  looking for employment, 10 years  experience in bookeeplng and  general office work, oxc refs.  886-8631. -f38.  Hardwood floors resanded; _!nd  finished. Work guaranteed,;Free  est; Phone 885-5072.     -TFN  Powerful truck mounted  STEAM  CLEANING  equipment, for the  best possible  results!!!  CHERISHED  CARPET CARE  886-3823  �� DIVISION OF KCN DfVRIES _ SON F100  _0._Hl NGS  German, mature lady with excellent references from West Van  willing to do homework: cleaning,  cooking, ironing and babysitting.  Phone 886-7767. #38  R&K HANDYMAN SERVICE  Yard clean-up, gardening, fence  building, painting, wall papering,  home improvements, plumbing.  If we can't fix it, it isn't broken.  Free estimates. 885-7072.    #38  HAVE BRUSH, WILL PAINT  Exterior & Interior house painting,  economical rates. 886-8881. #38  Garden work, yard clean up,  wood splitting, other odd jobs.  886-3149, #36  Builder, plumber, electrician, 35  yrs. exp:, property mgmt., one  call does it all. Tom Constable,  886-3344 or 886-9316.        #36  GIBSON'S ROOFING 886-9443  Reasonable rates, quality.work  guaranteed, why wait? Call Chris  eves, for free estimate. #36  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICES LTD.  Topping-Limbing-Danger  tree  removal.   Insured,   guaranteed  work. Free estimates. 885-2109.   TFN  South Coast  \      'Ford  1985 F350 CAB &  CHASSIS  6.9 litre diesel automatic,  14 foot stake side deck  13,000 kms, As New  Wharf Rd., Scchtlt  DL 5936 885-3281  Carpat Installations & Repairs.  Bill, 386-8387. #38  Rel. carpenter, work guar., reas.  rates, ref. avail., all aspects of  carpentry. Kevin. '886-9296 or  886^9070. __;\yyj'       #38-  % ton trucks for hire^Will-npye  anything. Phone 885-5564 or  885-7021. ������;:������   #37  Mature person to look after 4 yr.  old girl in our home, approx. 32  hrs/wk. 886-8420 after 5 p.m.  #38  Mom of 2 will sit 2-4.yr. old, my  home, Mon. - Fri., -Wilson Crk.  885-7708;^��� .,; ^ ' ^#38'  Will care'fbf child, en in my home,"  Cedar Grove' area,  weekdays.  886-9713. #36  BLANKET CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING;  These Ads appear in the more than 70 Newspapers  ol Ihe B.C. and Yukon Community Newspapers Association and reach 800.000 homes and * potential .two million readers.  $119. for 25 words ($3. per each additional word) Call The coast news at 885-3930 to place one.  AUTOMOTIVE  AUTOMOTIVE  EDUCATIONAL  Where can. you lease a truck  for only $119.97 per month?  Call Ed Black collect at 525-  3481 or toll-free at���. 1-800-  242-7757. DL5674.v ..  Save Gas - Boost.Power!!!  The remarkable Unicurve  Valve!  Attention alt car, truck &  RV operators! Yes.it really  does make your car much  more efficient.'  * The Unicurve Valve is a  vacuum control device  which comes in kit form &  sells for only $29.95 plus  $1.50 P&P & 7% P.S.T.  total $33.55 (90 day money  back guarantee).  * The .Unicurve Valve installs into the vacuum line,  in just a few minutes, in all  engines equipped with  vacuum advance distributors: ':'.',:.  * The,Unicurve Valve uses a  combination of vacuum  sources to overcome the delay in normal spark advance  & promotes more efficient  fuel burning under all driving conditions.  * A real breakthrough in  vacuum control which saves  fuel & makes your vehicle  far more responsive./  Check your car  nb_v��  If  it .  has    a    distributor    with  vacuum   advance   order   a  Unicurve right now!  273-7831, 273-3874 or Toll  free 1-800-663-0016. (Use  your Master card).  DTS Valve Corp., #4 - 12800  Bathgate Way, Richmond  B.C. V6V 1Z4.  One hour credit approval!  Possible with our exclusive  Dial-A-Car and instamatic  credit program. Lease/purchase with or without option, your choice. Graham  Matthews at Royal GM.  922-4111. West Vancouver.  PL 5534.  Mitsubishi Diesel - cut that  fuel bill in half and travel,  twice as far. Will repower  pickups, tow trucks, campers & motorhomes. Recondition or used engines from  $1795. with overdrive transmission. Simpson Power  Products, 110 Woolridge  St., Coquitlam, B.C. V3K  5V4. 1-520-3611.  $99 delivery deposit OAC.  Delivery anywhere in B.C.  Exclusive "Drive-Bee"  plan. Monthly payments  from: AE Roadster $228.,  Total Price $10,944. Bronco  II $276. TP $13,248. Ranger  Supercab' $208. TP $9,984.  Taurus $250. TP $12,000.  F250 Pick-up $251. TP  $12,048. T-Bird $286. TP  $13,728. Also, used vehicles. Based on 48 months  OAC. Kensington Ford  "The Big One" in Burnaby.  Call, Les Fox "collect" 1-  294-4411. D.L.8105.  Why propane or natural  gas? A fraction of the cost  gets almost the same savings. 1-604-534-5757, 534-  5755. Box 3011, Langley,  .B.C.    V3A   4R3,    Dealers  , Wanted.    Ford diesel and Gas Trucks.  Nothing down OAC with my  easy to own plan. Call Curly  464-0271 or toll-free 1-800-  242-FQRD. DL5231.  BUSINESS  OPPORTUNITIES  The most incredible, exciting, no risk, no investment,  business available today,  just started. An exploding  new MLM plan with books.  Now is the time. (604)-531-  4646.  Unique translucent carving  stone looks like jade but  softer. Selling well at Expo.  Tonnage at home and  claims for sale. 10631 #4  Road, Richmond, B.C. V7A  2Z5. (604)274-3301.  Mara Lakeview Grocery  store. Across from Mara  Lake on Okanagan Hwy 97A  in Sicamous. Also 12x68  mobile home. $75,000. stock  included. Year round reve-  nue 836-2196.  Service Station: Highway 3  Fernie B.C. High Volume.  Shows 20% R.O.I. Contact  Elk Valley Agencies Ltd.,  'Box 1627, Fernie, B.C. VOB  1M0. Phone 423-6714.  Highly profitable homebas-  ed business, spare or full  time, no experience, phone  or inventory needed. For  free information send self-  addressed, stamped envelope to A.T. ...;���-������ 182-10991  Mortfield Rd., Richmond,  B.C. V7A 2W5.  Kamloops B.C. Convenience  Store, gas pumps, living  accommodations for sale or  lease with, option to pur-  chase.Very good terms for  qualified purchasers. Mr.  Zimmer 1-573-3620.   Earn 15% per year in U.S.  dollars.-Guaranteed! - By  . way of leasing Marine Qar-  ' go Containers. Rental income - five Marine Cargo  Containers pay $2,325 per  year, 10 pay $4,650 per  year, 25 pay $11,625 per  year. Length of lease is up  to 15 years (five vear increments). Minimum investment $3,100. All above in  U.S. dollars. Ask about our  capital appreciation program. Call 273-1116. Write:  Pacific Rim Container Sales  Ltd.. #100 - 10651 Shell-  bridge Way, Richmond,  B.C.   V6X   2W8.   Telex   04-  357602. ________  EDUCATIONAL   Auction School, 14th year,  1,300 Graduates. Courses  April, August and December. Write.Western Canada  School of Auctioneering,  Box 687, Lacombe, Alberta.  TOC 1SO: '103)782-6215  evenings. (40   346-7916.  Start a new career! Learn  basic bookkeeping for small  business. For free brochure  write: U8.R Correspondence  Schools, 1345 Pembina  Hwy., Winnipeg, Manitoba  R3T 2B6. No obligation.  Unemployed? Earn money  this tax season, learn income tax preparation. Write  U&R Tax Schools, 1345  Pembina Hwy., Winnipeg,  Manitoba R3T 2B6, for free  brochure.       '  Free: 1986 guide to study-  at-home correspondence  Diploma courses for prestigious careers: Accounting,  Airconditioning, Bookkeeping, Business, Cosmetology,  Electronics, Legal /Medical  Secretary, Psychology, Travel. Granton, (1A) 1055  West Georgia Street #2002,  Vancouver, 1-800-268-1121.  EQUIPMENT AND  MACHINERY .  Husqvarna chain saws, related parts, equipment and  service. Excellent prices.  $25. Oregon chain $83. Files  $6.95 per dozen. Dockside  Marine, 1892B Spall, Kelowna. Collect: (604)860-  3690.  John Deer 440 skidder. New  engine, paint, major parts.  Excellent condition. All  work done by dealer. Records available, ready to go.  $10,000. 869-5992.   FOR SALE MISC.  Writers - Don't lose your  heritage! Maple Lane Publishing Services for short  run books; Family/local history, recipes, tales/personalities. Box 247, Matsqui,  B.C. VOX 1 SO. 820-0721.  Lighting Fixtures. Western  Canada's largest display.  Wholesale and retail. Free  Catalogues available. Nor-  burn Lighting Centre, 4600  East Hastings Street, Burnaby, B.C. V5C 2K5. Phone  1-299-0666.   Montreal Military Surplus:  Workshirts $2.75, workpants  $3.50, workboots $15. For  catalog, send $2. (reimbursed first order): Military  Surplus, Box 243, St. Timo-  thee, Quebec. JOS 1X0.  GARDENING   10' x 10' Greenhouse $149.  1000W Metal Halide $175.  Plus 10,000 gardening products. Great prices. Send $2  for info-pack. Western  Water Farms, 1244 Seymour  Street, Vancouver, B.C.  V6B 3N9 (604)682-6636.  HELP WANTED  Ma Cherie Home Fashion  Shows Est. 1975. Join our  successful family of representatives in presenting  quality lingerie and lounge-  wear at in-home parties for  women. It's fun. It's easy.  It's profitable. Call toll-free  1-800-263-9183.  HELP WANTED  NOTICES  Are you iooking to relocate?  Are you looking for a challenging position with an aggressive growing company?  This could be the opportunity you are looking for. This  aggressive B.C. newspaper  group is accepting applications for a publisher to open  a new market. Successful  applicant must be a self-  starter, have experience in  dealing with people, have  sales experience and knowledge of the community  newspaper industry. Apply  in writing with full resume  to Cariboo Press, 188 N. 1st  Avenue, Williams Lake,  B.C. V2G 1Y8, Attn.: R.J.  Grainger.       The District of Chetwynd  requires a Public Works  Foreman. Reporting to Public Works Superintendent,  the Public Works Foreman  is accountable for the safe,  efficient operation of all  Public Works functions. Applications together with a  resume, including two employment related references  and date of availability will  be received up ��� to and including September 26, 1986  and should be forwarded to:  District of Chetwynd, P.O.  Box 357, Chetwynd, B.C.  VOC UO. Attention: J.A.  Teslyk, P. Admin. Clerk/  Administrator. '���" Please  mark applications confiden-  tial".    Remote Mountain Resort  now hiring tor tall and winter seasons. Hiring for all  positions. Please send full  resume and self addressed  stamped envelope c/o Jill  Stevens, Glacier Park  Lodge, Rogers Pass, B.C.  VOE 2S0.   Overseas Positions. Hundreds of top paying positions.  Attractive benefits. All occupations. Free details.  Overseas Employment Services, Dept. CA, Box 460,  Mount Royal, Quebec H3P  3C7.   Experienced oil field personnel. Permanent, rotafing  overseas positions can be  obtained. Bypass agencies.  For 1986 lists, send $25.00  cheque/M.O.: Interdat, Box  8024,    Stn.    F,    Edmonton  T6H 4N9.       NOTICES  Attention Crafters, Florists,  Retailers! Wholesale catalogue of craft and florists'  supplies, wicker and silk  flowers. $2.00 (refundable):  Howard's, 170 Joseph Zatz-  man, Dartmouth, N.S. B3B  1L9. (902)463-7857.  PERSONALS  Singles Line. An easy,: enjoyable and safe way for  unattached adults of all ages and areas to meet.' Ladies free trial offer with re-  gistration. Call 1-681-6652.  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.  to 7 p.m.  REAL ESTATE  Great White North Hockey  Pool sponsored by Quesnel  Millionaires. $50,000 j Prize  Money. $25,000 First Prize.  $100 entry fee. 25-player  roster. Winner determined  by team with most goals &  assists at end ofNHL regu-i  lar season. Entry deadline  postmarked midnight. October 3, 1986. To enter, mail  your team roster with certified cheque or money order  to: Great White North Hockey Pool, Box 4478, Quesnel, B.C. V2J 3J4. Wayne  Gretzky ineligible.   Six Only. $1,000 down. First  three sold get two free  appliances in modern split-  level three bedroom home  of 1,800 sq.ft. in park-like  setting. Call Franz 467-4256  or 680-4597. 1-6 daily, ex-  cept Tuesday 8.- Friday. - ���'  Relocate your 1981 or Newer Double Wide to Sonny-;  side Mobile Home Park.  Adults - pets, families;  Three pads available. White  Rock Surrey. Call collect  Charles 536-3336.  y  14V? acre hobby farm. Two:,  homes, guest cabin, large  barn with workshop, chicken  house, corrals, three good  wells, creek through two  hayfields. New septic. Pic.  tures available. Asking  $185,000. Phone 378-6707 or  write Box 2842, ��� Merritt,'  B.C. VOK 2B0. y  SERVICES   Major ICBC Personal Injury  Claims? Carey Linde, Lawyer, 14 years, 1650 Duran-  leau, Vanouver. Phone 0-:  684-7798 for Free How to'  Information: ICBC Claims  and Awards. "We work  only for you - never for  ICBC, and you pay us only  .after we collect." Offices-1  also in Kelowna, Kamloops;  Williams Lake, Campbell  River, Nanaimo, Nelson;  Victoria and Prince George..  Major personal injury  claims. Joel A. Wener, Lawyer experienced in litigation  since 1968. Call collect 0-  736-8261. Free initial consultation. Contingency fees  available. 1632 West 7th;  Vancouver. _-  TRAVEL       v'  Australia/New Zealand tra1  vel plans? Now you can call  free to ANZA Travel - the  Down Under experts. Low>  est fares, best planned trip.  734-7725. Toll-free in B.C  1-800-972-6928.  When in Vancouver, Burnaby, Richmond "The Most  Beautiful Breakfast in The  World" is a must!!! Huge  Dutch Pancakes. Only at  Dutch Panhekoek Houses;  Seven locations. Opportuhities:  Bus business, working partner  needed, investment necessary.  886-2268 Tarry. TFN  Legal  Coast News, Septembers, 1986  19.  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  AND OTHERS  NOTICE is hereby given, that  Creditors and others having  claims against the Estate of Norman Richard McKibbin. deceased, who died on March 1st,  1986, are hereby required to  send them to the undersigned  Executors at RR 4, Gibsons.  British Columbia VON 1VO,  before the 22nd day of  September, 1986. after which  date the Executors will distribute  the said Estate among the parties ; entitled thereto, having  regard to the claims of which it  has notice:  Richard Warren McKibbin &  Norman Lome McKibbin  Executors  By:  J. Wayne Rowe  Barrister & Solicitor  RR 4. Gibsons. BC  VON 1V0  DISPOSITION  In Land Recording District of  New Westminster and situated  at Skaikum Point, Sechelt Inlet.  Take notice that Peat Marwick  Trustee for L&K Lumber Limited  of North Vancouver, occupation  logging company, intends to apply for a licence of occupation of  Ihe following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted  100 m. east and 200 m. north of  the south-east corner of D.L.  1271, GP1. N.W.D.. thence  1-300 m. along the high water  mark, thence 260 m. at 25�� N.E.  to the Point of Commencement,  and containing 0.70 ha. more or  less;  The purpose for which the  disposition is required is Temporary Log Storage and Log  Dumping.  Peat Marwick Limited  Trustee: L&K Lumber Ltd.  John J.T. Clarke  Dated- May 9, 1986, Land File  No. 2402779.  Comments concerning this application may be made to the of;  fice of the District Land  Manager. 4240 Maner St.. Burnaby. BC V5G1B2.  BCFP  BRITISH COLUMBIA  FOREST PRODUCTS  LIMITED  NOTICE TO  FORESTRY  CONTRACTORS  Tenders will be received fori  6-ntan crews required for  mop-up work on silviculture,  broadcast burns. These burns  wide situated in the Jervis Inlet]  area and will be undertaken  during late September and thej  month of October.  Details can be obtained at  British Colubia Forest Products  Limited, Maple Ridge Logging  Office; 11641 - 24th Street,  Maple Ridge, BC, Telephone  467-1511.  Deadline   for  tenders   It  |S��pUmbtr 17,1986.  BCFP  BRITISH   COLUMBIA  FOREST   PRODUCTS  LIMITED  NOTICE TO  FORESTRY  CONTRACTORS  Sealed tenders tor the  following regeneration and  survival survey contracts will  be received from qualified contractors by B.C. Forest Products Limited -11641 -224th  Street, Maple Ridge, BC V2X  6A1. Phone 467-1511.'.  Deadline for receipt of  tenders is September 17,  1986.  Location Contract Slzo  Ses halCreek  (Jervis Inlet) 323 plots  Tzoonie River V  (Narrows Inlet       443 plots  Bids will be accepted only  from qualified contractors who  have completed projects of  similar size and nature.  Details can be obtained at  the above address.  T SCFP  BRITISH COLUMBIA FOREST PRODUCTS LIMITED  NOTICE TO PLANTING CONTRACTORS  Sealed tenders for the following planting contracts will be received from  qualified planting contractors by British Columbia Forest Products Limited,  11641-224th Street. Maple Ridge, BCV2X 6A1.  Deadline for receipt of tenders is October 15,1986 at which time all tenders  wili be opened.  Location  Smanit Creek  Glacial Creek  Hunaechin Creek  Narrows Inlet  Pitt Lake  Stave Lake  Silver River  Port Douglas  Bidders must confirm attendance at viewing before September 12, 1986.  Details can be obtained from Area Forester at 467-1511.  Bids will be accepted only from qualified contractors who have successfully  completed contracts of similar nature and size. Bidders who have not completed  contracts for British Columbia Forest Products Limited must submit references by  September 17, 1986. Lowest tender not necessarily accepted.  Approx. No.  of Seedlings  View Dates  108,000  40,000  42,000  .   23, 24, 25  166,000  September  52,000  30 Sept.  46,000  1 Oct.  100,000  2 Oct.  323.000  3 Oct.  Opportunity Knocking!  CEDAR PLAZA  SHOPPING CENTRE  (Across from Sunnycrest Mall)  STORE and OFFICE SPACE  FOR RENT or LEASE  from $4 per sq. ft.  CONSIDER THESE FEATURES:  We will pay: moving costs, custom design and  construction of new office or store, new sign  cost, relocation newspaper ads,, arid up to 4  months FREE RENT bonus!  This is a greaf opportunity to upgrade your  business and location at no cost.  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL:  Randy Thomson  office 736-3831  Res    93 i -5330  United Realty Ltd.  DELIVERY  Coverage   snucli a j��|��reelate<_i  Editor:  We wanted to send a special  thanks to the staff of the Coast  News for their interest in and  coverage of the launch of the.  new Stolkraft hull design not  only in Pender Harbour and the  Sunshine Coast but worldwide.,  Your article in the August  18th issue was the first press  Morrison  says  "ThaiiKs^  Editor: ^  Morrison Electric would like  to thank the following people  for their help, co-operation and  excellent service in assisting to  solve the Gibsons' sewage pro-'f  blem so rapidly: the Line Crew  of B.C. Hydro; Bill Davidson ;  of Peninsula Transport; Armature Electric of Vancouver;  Larry Stewart of Bonniebrook  Industries; Art & Don Hauka Of  R & H Auto Electric; Gibsons  "Marina for their temporary  power and phone; Seabird Rentals; and last but not least, Bob  ��� Marchand and his entire crew. i.  Tom Morrison y  Gordon Currie  Festival.;^  thanks  Editor: :  Once again the SunCoast  Writers' Forge is indebted to the  Coast News for its > fine  assistance in our annual Festival  of the Written Arts. Once again  we have received numerous  compliments on the style and  lay-out of our brochures and  programs, and once again the  Coast News has given us excellent newspaper coverage,  both in advance stories on;our  speakers and in actual coverage  .���of events.-. .. . .vy - yyy^.;-  We are grateful for all the  fine things your reporters have  said about us, and we hope we  can live up to them in ��� the.  future, ���"'���;':'.^:.!-;'''...v  Whfit more can we say but.  ���thank you.' ��� y ,':       '* - y :y' "y  Gwen W. Southin  President  SunCoast Writers* Forge,  coverage of High Speed  Marine's boats and captured the  story right at the beginning.  We had many people visit us  at Expo saying they had heard  about the boat through your  paper and we had lots of  favourable comments from  within the community. Your enthusiasm obviously communicated itself through the  written word.  Thank you again for your patience in meeting with us.and  for such a clear and descriptive  article. You can be sure we will  keep you informed of the  growth of the production of any  'unusual' applications for the  hull which seem newsworthy.  Diana J. King  .       ��� V      Director  G  DEAD  CAR REMOVAL  ARRYsLfRANE  886-7028  FREE  Service!  h  TOWN OF GIBSONS  At approximately 11 p.m. on September 9,1986 the Town of  Gibsons will be installing a water valve in the main supply  line to lower Gibsons (Zone 1). The water will be shut off for  approximately 6 hours or until approximately 5 a.m. on  September 10,1986. 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Coast News, Septembers, 1986  $1'/_- -"'. f"*i \*1 $*  mz  .*����� Ajr __3?  f-fliri  We're planning our move  e��  Gtftfss Where  y.^'.The usual prize of $5 will be awarded the first entry drawn which  J g[ correctly locates the above. Send your entries to reach the Coast  '"T _ [ News, Box 460, Gibsons, this week. Last week's winner was David  g^Meketkh, Box 557, Sechelt, who correctly located the sign on  '-.?   Sechelt Elementary School.  ��� ^ -*.���_  : r\. _     t.  ���jr-  t>  Hall's marina dispute  by no means over  The vexatious question of the  i ^industrial use of recreational  ^: ^foreshore in West Porpoise Bay  .�� ^continues to bedevil Sechelt  if f': Council.  ��, tt_ The council of the district  % ^municipality has indicated to  ���5- \ the Department of Lands,  j�� Parks and Housing a preferred  \ *i compromise solution and is  \J, awaiting the department's deci-  _J^sion about the Henry Hall  iimarina.  ^* P Last week, however, they  i: ^ were asked to comment on a re-  S= ^ quest from the lease-holder of  2. Pi title,; in-laws of Hall, for an  ��' f& enlarged water lease at the site.  __ a. '   -'���'   ������  W->  S3  St.  Also  -    i^-  C..5  __.,__ In attendance at the  $�� |p council meeting was resident  **���'&? Nancy MacLarty whose proper-  �����.., % - ty fronts the marina and whose  t"I�������� objections brought the matter  ~"~   before council.  MacLarty, who said that she  moved to her present home on a  long-term disability pension,  made it clear that she was not  happy with the handling of the  issue so far.  "I put this matter in the  hands of Sechelt Council," said  MacLarty, "and asked for  public meetings before council  made recommendations to  Lands, Parks and Housing.  There were no public meetings  and:I got-only, one. letter from  y.r^. <.  !,' ,~ if.  ������/ '���    ���. r  -.-   -C-, ��_���"'  r   -a.--., -  ; "-*-' . ?.  Mr. Shanks (Clerk-treasurer)  and that got lost and I had to go  to Mrs. Langdon's office at  Aqua West to get a copy of it."  MacLarty also complained  about a recent party aboard the  illegal houseboat at the marina  which saw 11 cars and trucks  parked in the neighbourhood.  "We are talking about a subdivision with underground wiring - a quality subdivision,"  said MacLarty, "yet this kind  of thing goes on."  Clerk-treasurer Malcolm  Shanks said that council had  received several delegations of  taxpayers on the issue, not all of  Mrs. MacLarty's persuasion.  Mayor Koch said that council  had talked to a lot of poeple and  made a decision based on what  is best for most of the people  most of the time.  "We have told the Department of Lands, Parks and  Housing that we want the lease  reviewed when it comes up in  1991," said the mayor.  The question as to why a  larger water lease was being  sought when council had  already recommended that the  number of herring pens be  restricted to the existing six was  raised by council and the matter  tabled pending further investigation. J    - : yjyy.'...  u  Come in &  MAKE A DEAL  while selection  is greatest  European leather sofa  and loveseat by SELIG  in- Taupe colour. Set of 3  tables in solid wood with black  lacquer finish and brass trim.  Pair of black designer lamps to  match.  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' ���  ..: i  ".a  ':���   __' PI  '���������-*       ,.     C ���  ���.: .MO'CV.  For a very limited time, SUNSHINE GM will be offering  2.9 % j interest for up to 3 yrs^|3.9_%l up to 4 years, on  these selected carlines. SAVE yourself many $ in interest.  Trades welcome  first served. 20.  Coast News, Septembers, 1986  $1'/_- -"'. f"*i \*1 $*  mz  . . ���* _.. _v^ J&"eA  !-ilrS  We're planning our move  e��  Gtftfss Where  T. |;;. The usual prize of $5 will be awarded the first entry drawn which  J g[ correctly locates the above. Send your entries to reach the Coast  '"T _ [ News, Box 460, Gibsons, this week. Last week's winner was David  g^Meketkh, Box 557, Sechelt, who correctly located the sign on  '-.?   Sechelt Elementary School.  ��� ^ -*.���_  : r\. _     J.  i_T   l>  Hall's marina dispute  by no means over  The vexatious question of the  i ^industrial use of recreational  ^: ��-* foreshore in West Porpoise Bay  % ^'continues to bedevil Sechelt  if f': Council.  ��, tt_ The council of the district  % ^municipality has indicated to  ���5- It* the Department of Lands,  j�� Parks and Housing a preferred  \ *i compromise solution and is  \J, awaiting the department's deci-  _J^sion about the Henry Hall  i pmajrina.  ^* P Last week, however, they  i: J��| were asked to comment on a re-  S= ft! quest from the lease-holder of  2. Pi title,; in-laws of Hall, for an  ��' f& enlarged water lease at the site.  __ a. '   -'���'   ������  W->  S3  St.  Also  '������  ���_'  C..5  __.,__ in attendance at the  $�� |p council meeting was resident  **���'&? Nancy MacLarty whose proper-  �����.., % - ty fronts the marina and whose  t"I�������� objections brought the matter  ~"~   before council.  MacLarty, who said that she  moved to her present home on a  long-term disability pension,  made it clear that she was not  happy with the handling of the  issue so far.  "I put this matter in the  hands of Sechelt Council," said  MacLarty, "and asked for  public meetings before council  made recommendations to  Lands, Parks and Housing.  There were no public meetings  and:I got-only, one. letter from  y.r^. <.  !,' ,~ if.  ������/ '���    ���. r  -.- -C-, ��_���"���  r   -a.--., -  ; "-*-' . ?.  Mr. Shanks (Clerk-treasurer)  and that got lost and I had to go  to Mrs. Langdon's office at  Aqua West to get a copy of it."  MacLarty also complained  about a recent party aboard the  illegal houseboat at the marina  which saw 11 cars and trucks  parked in the neighbourhood.  "We are talking about a subdivision with underground wiring - a quality subdivision,"  said MacLarty, "yet this kind  of thing goes on."  Clerk-treasurer Malcolm  Shanks said that council had  received several delegations of  taxpayers on the issue, not all of  Mrs. MacLarty's persuasion.  Mayor Koch said that council  had talked to a lot of poeple and  made a decision based on what  is best for most of the people  most of the time.  "We have told the Department of Lands, Parks and  Housing that we want the lease  reviewed when it comes up in  1991," said the mayor.  The question as to why a  larger water lease was being  sought when council had  already recommended that the  number of herring pens be  restricted to the existing six was  raised by council and the matter  tabled pending further investigation. J    - : yjyy.'...  u  Come in &  MAKE A DEAL  while selection  is greatest  European leather sofa  and loveseat by SELIG  in- Taupe colour. Set of 3  tables in solid wood with black  lacquer finish and brass trim.  Pair of black designer lamps to  match.  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C ���  For a very limited time, SUNSHINE GM will be offering  2.9 % j interest for up to 3 yrs^|3.9_%l up to 4 years, on  these selected carlines. SAVE yourself many $ in interest.  Trades welcome  first served. '3-^^&i^^.2_^  a*"   .*._* i* l,J*_l*I*-T>"*fc  *   .r  -f1 _.*��*��"��'��*�� T :��'r'* *r *��'_r*t 7t trr:��  ?'**���*�������;  .v  .'"....��_>.��.'.  -Vi __�����-* ._-_.__** -_"*"4'* -.*<_**"A-  .���"��"A-_���*"*�������������"j-__ _> __",_:M  --'.���^���^.^n^V^V^^Vj^*^^  Coastal Transportation High  On Monday, June 23rd, the  Provincial Liberal caucus considered a -major initiative on  coastal transportation undertaken by theirf^Iackenzie riding  candidate Gordon Wilson.  This initiative calls for a more  modern intergrated transportation system that will link B.C.  coastal communities from Vancouver north to Prince Rupert,  and emphasises the potential for  . a modern merchant marine fleet  to service small coastal communities.  The liberal caucus heard  Wilson speak of the economic  potential of the coastal communities of B.C., which Wilson  called the "B.C. Rim".  "We hear a lot about the  Pacific Rim, and it's trade potential, but coastal communities  have been forgotten as a result of  the inward looking, centralist  view of the current  government." said Wilson.  Wilson's work showsydearly  that coastal communities of B.C.  were at one time a vital part of  the provincial economy. "Today  they have been left isolated, and  the concerns of the local people  ignored. The Liberal party in  B.C. is determined to change  that."  "This is something that I can  get started on right away," said  Wilson, who claimed that the  general economic malaise now  experienced by coastal communities is a direct result of a  lack of adequate transportation.  The study examined the costs  of road upgrading with particular  emphasis on the highway from  Sechelt to Lund, which according to Wilson will logically  follow the hydro right of way.  In addition to the Sechelt,  Lund upgrading, the highway  out of Bella Coola was considered. "When you think of the  amount of material that is hauled  over that road, it must be one of  the cheapest routes in the province, if measured on a per user  cost model," said Wilson. The  government is paving slowly  from the interior to the coast,  although it is a long slow process.  This study calls for major  changes within the B.C. Ferry  Corporation, such as the integration of the B.C. Ferries into the Highways function to  reduce rates. Secondly,.it emphasises the need for a ferry link  from Bella Coola to Bella Bella,  and having the Comox Powell  River ferry based in Powell River  to accommodate an early sailing  to the island. The study also calls  for a reduced rate for excursion  fares to help promote the circle  route through the Sunshine  Coast, Powell River, and the  Island.  The work goes on to call for a  modern small ship building  plant, that will build craft designed to meet the particular needs  of the B.C. coast. Such a plant  would be located along the  coast, and would attract private  investment.  "According to people more  expert than I am," Wilson said,  "we are in the dark ages when it  comes to vessels designed"... for  specialized goods, such as people, along with multi purpose  craft," Already in the Pender  Harbour area there is a private  business that is looking into the  building of pleasure craft, and  that's to be encouraged, according to Wilson.  continued on page four  The  MacKenz i e  Why We're Called Mackenzie  If you tell someone that you  live in the Mackenzie electoral  district, chances are they will ask  you how things are going "up  north",,The fact is that Mackenzie, B.C. is well north of the  ^boundaries of Mackenzie riding.  ��� So why is it that this long ribbon  of coastal communities is.called;  ^^Jylj-ckerizie riding?  -^i*tK��e riding itself extends from  '^fPbrt   Mellon   at - the   extreme  ^southern end to Ocean Falls at  - Its** northern  perimeter.   Its  an  area   of   54,273   square   kilometres,   105  polling  divisions,  and 21,151 registered voters. In  area,  it  is one of the  largest  districts in the province.  It is also a riding that has'a uni  que and varied history. It was in  1793 that Alexander Mackenzie  followed the now famous  Mackenzie trail from the junction  of the Nechako and Fraser rivers  to the coast, arriving at the Indian settlement at Bella Coola.  The significance of the journey  is two fold. It was the first Coast  to Coast crossing of .the North;  American continent north of  Mexico, and second, it helped  establish the continental claim to  what is now the Nalion of  Canada: It is from that crossing  that the riding received its name.  The population of the riding is  a true reflection of the Canadian  mozaic, with a large native  population, and over 36% of it-  population using English as a second language. Its economy is  resource based, with forestry  ranking number one, and fishing  number two.  Just to its eastern perimeter is  Mt. Waddington which at  13,260 ft. is the highest peak in  B.C. To the north east is  Tweedsmuir Provincial park the  largest and most spectacular in  B.C. The tourist potential in the  area is the greatest in B.C. with  spectacular scenery, glaciers and  icefields, hidden valleys, great  sport fishing, and some of the  finest recreational boating areas  in the world.:  Mackenzie riding, rich in people and resources, is just starting  to bloom. It needs careful nurturing,;'and sound resource and  social planning. Given that, the  potential is fantastic.  School's In....   Is Education Out?  It's a Family Affair  The long summer days provide an ideal opportunity to get  out and meet the people, and  with school out, the art of campaigning soon becomes a family  affair.  Here daughter Christina, 11,  and son Mathew, 10, (Liz took  the picture) stand with their dad  next to the entrance sign to the  MacKenzie electoral district at  the base of the steep, narrow,  winding road down into the  Bella Coola valley.  Asked how they liked campaigning, Christina remarked  "It's neat because you get to go  to a whole bunch of different  places and stuff." Mathew's  comment was a little less illuminative, "It's sort of fun" he  remarked.  "I'll leave the politics to Gordon," was Elizabeth's remark, "I  enjoy meeting the people and  discovering new communities."  Elizabeth, or Liz to her friends, is  known for her independent  views on matters of substance. "I  support Gordon in what he is  doing, but I won't be trotted out  to stand beside him for the  media."  As for dad. "It's very important to spend time with people in  the riding, arid listen tb What  they are saying. I have proven  that I won't be a 28 day candidate nominated just before the  election, and never seen after."  As for involving the family.  Here it is September, already  and the air is filled with a strong  scent of deja vu. Think back to  the fall of 1982. The real estate  boom was over, the foundations  of the forestry, fishing, and mining industries were showing  some real cracks, and the Social  Credit government, having  pushed the per capita debt from  $1,433 in 1975 to $3,395 (the  highest  in  the  country)   were  Gortlbh Wilson Wiih-JaUghtcrChrl^tlnaahil son Mathew.  Wilson said, "Time with my  family is becoming a precious  commodity, I like to involve  them where it is practical. After  all isn't that what it is all about,  improving our communities to  make life for the families that live  within them, better?"  looking for a scape goat, and a  mega project.  At that time the scape goat  was the public service employee,  the teachers, and health care  workers. The mega project was  Northeast Coal. The official opposition, the N.D.P., sat silent,  waiting for their turn at bat. The  people of British Columbia sat  despondent and discouraged, if  not bored with the political  game.  The choice of the teachers was  a good one. Firstly there were  many problems within the  system. Secondly all of us have,  at one time or another and to  various levels, been to school, so  there is no shortage of opinion.  Thirdly, education, for the most  part, involves those most dear to  us, our children.  What transpired is history.  The one thing that Social Credit  can do well, is get re-elected.  They have proven that for thirty  of the last thirty-four years.  Their success is based on a  mixture of fear, conflict, and  diversion. Fear of the socialist  hordes, conflict to keep communities divided "left" from  "right", arid diversion to keep  the average voter from realizing  how completely incompetent  this government has been  So here we are, fall of 1986,  and we have a new face at the  head of this government but still  no improvement within the  educational system. To the contrary the situation is worse.  The Social Credit answer to  education was to remove funding to the extent that adequate  education for British Columbians, at both "the K to 12 *_nd  post secondary levels, is at risk.  They then embarked on a "let's  talk about schools" project which  was just that. talk.  Today B.C.  spends less on  education than any other province. The cost of post secondary education to students wanting to enter trade school,- college and university has gone up  by forty-three percent. The funding profiles of the above mentioned institutions have over the  last three years been cut by a  cumulative average of thirty percent.  The point to remember here is  that while these cuts in educational spending have been going  on, the provincial taxes paid by  British Columbians have been  going up. Restraint didn't mean  lower taxes. Furthermore over  the last three years, Federal  transfer funds earmarked for  education have gone up by  20%, but the provincial contributions have gone down by  46.7%.  What must be clear, is that if  there is a need for local school  boards to go to the tax base for  additional funding, it's not  because there was no money, it's  because the provincial government chose to spend it on  something else. Even if the  government had applied only  the Federal share which was  given to education, the system  would be better off by a  graduated value of 12%.  The official opposition tell us  they will pump more money into  the system, and in a recent  response Mr. Hewitt said that the  government policy was to create  jobs not increase the wages of  those that have them. This suggests political posturing and  neither statement speaks to the  problem.  . , JFirstly in response to the  N.D^P. stand, more money per  se is not the issue. What is needed is a carefully drafted blueprint  for educational reform in B.C.  continued on page four  I  1  I  ''_  <_  F#  .  T_S  X  . .  I "I  i  I.  Independent Newspaper Supplement 2   The MacKenzie Alternative  Profile  Mackenzie Alternative What prompted you, a family man with a  successful professional career, to  go into politics?  Wilson Response I believe that  each of us has a responsibility to  contribute to our society. The  political arena is one where an  important contribution can be  made...  '.Mackenzie Alternative But,  many people look at politicians  as a corrupt group of self servers,  why join their ranks?  Wilson Response There are corrupt self servers in every profession, and politics has more than  its fair share. It is time for those t  ot us with a different view of  what politics should be tb'.get involved. ���'".  Gordon Wilson  Liberal Candidate  Mackenzie Alternative Why run  as a Liberal in a province that  has no elected Liberal?  Wilson Response Because of all  the political options that are  available to us, I believe  liberalism provides the greatest  scope for innovative, humane  and competent government. My  running as a Liberal gives all  those who want those qualities in  a government someone to vote  for.  Mackenzie Alternative But won't  those who vote Liberal just waste  their vote?  Wilson Response No. Look,  there is growing evidence that  the Liberals will hold the balance  of power in the next government. My election will put this  riding up front and centre for a  change, and even if one of the  other major parties do squeak  out a majority government we  will still be better off with a  Liberal.  Mackenzie Alternative How so?  Wilson Response This riding  needs a strong articulate voice,  one that will not only be heard  but   listened   to.   Let's   take  An Interview  to bring in regulations while at  the same time they managed to  wangle one quarter of a million  dollars from their comrades in  Victoria for the promotion of  . aquaculture in a venture called  Aqua West '86. That project has  been an unmitigated disaster and  is an embarrassment for all of us.  I, on the other hand, along with  others in the community, did the  necessary work to find a basis for  regulation, and we now have the  blueprint for just such regulation.  The point here isy that I was  listened to, not because I was a  Liberal/but because what I was  saying made sense, and I kept  up the vigil until something was  done. That's effective representation.  Jobs  Mackenzie Alternative You emphasize jobs, do you see that as  the number one problem facing  the people of this riding?  Wilson Response Yes. B.C. has  the second highest unemployment rate in Canada, and this  riding has the highest in B.C.  Mackenzie AlternativeWhat is  the answer? What will you do to  change that?  Wilson Response Look toward  local initiative, because that is  the source of 80% of the long  term jobs that are created. In  order to assist local initiative  three things must be put in place.  First, people must have access to  more money, and. a ready  source of more money is lower  taxes. British Columbians are the  most heavily taxed people in this  country.  Second, we must encourage  growth and competitiveness in  the private sector, and this can  be achieved by (a) a reduced  provincial tax against existing  and newly established B.C.  small businesses, (b) a small  business bond programme that  would assist small business with  initial and interim financing, and  (c) encourage manufacturing  along with value added processing within the Province.  Third, we need to seek innovative ways of redistributing  the jobs that exist now. Such options as a shorter work week, job  sharing, and early retirement incentives must be fully explored.  Mackenzie Alternative That all  sounds pretty good, but what  specifically can happen in this  riding?  Wilson Response In the: first  place, coastal B.C. needs to  develop a transportation network. It's impossible to move  goods to market unless there is  some kind of network in place.  What I suggest is a combination  of land, sea and air. Both private  and public sector dollars will help  in this area.  Mackenzie   Alternative   That  aquaculture for example. Here is sounds like government make  an industry that has some poten- work projects.  rial, but it needed to��have some  regulations, there was a growing  conflict, and a real danger that  uncontrolled growth would actually harm the coastal economy  not help it.  Our   M.L.A.   waffled   in   the  Wilson Response Not necessarily. To be sure some government  money needs to go into the  transportation function, but the  market for specialized sea craft,  both recreational and commercial, is wide open. What's to stop  ..'<fi-ji  ���'���Ml ���_..��-  . _.  ii '.(fr'i  Madeenzie Aternat-ue O.K., so  you put people to work building  roads, and encourage shipbuilding, what else?  Wilson Response Don't  underestimate the importance of  that function. Road construction  is a major employer, and it provides a needed infrastructure for  commerce. It's critically important, and the coast is desperately  lacking an adequate transportation network.  Mackenzie Alternative Does this  mean you are in favour of a ferry  from Bella Coola to Bella Bella?  Wilson Response Yes, but not  just by itself. It has to be part of a  wider network to connect Coastal  communities.  : Mackenzie Alternative And once  we're well connected}?  Wilson Response .Private  Silviculture contracts should be  let with companies that specialize  in manual application. Forestry  is the backbone of this economy,  but we ship most bf the raw logs  off the coast, with new "value  : added", manufacture there are  many specialized wood products  that could develop on the coast,  if there was a good transportation network to get the finished  product to market at a competitive price: .'���'���__  Mackenzie Alternative So, you  advocate a revitalized forestry  sector?  Wilson Response Yes, but in  order to do that some changes  need to be made in terms of the  contracts let to the companies  that are cutting. Small operators  have difficulty getting funding  without a guarantee of logs.  That's where we can help.  Small business manufacture is a  growing sector and needs our  encouragement. The difficulty is  getting the goods to market, and  that is only solved through adequate transportation system.  A New Economy  Mackenzie Alternative So you  see a bright future for the coast?  Wilson Response Sure! But only  if we change our attitude and approach to traditional economic  thinking. We need innovative  thinking, and a certain amount  of risk taking concentrating on  small scale, intensive, decentralized systems, not mega projects. It's mega projects that produced the economic crisis we are  in now.  Mackenzie'. .'Alternative Do you  have an example?  Wilson Response Alright, let's  take energy. Why - should B.C.  Hydro with its $8.5 billion dollar  debt hold "a monopoly bri electrical' power production? Suppose I was to decide that we  should deal with two problems at  once. One is domestic sewage :  disposal, and the other is electrical power generation. We  know that with proper design,  our sewage treatment plants can  produce. through anaerobic  digestion, methane gas.  Methane, or natural gas is a  clean burning, efficient fuel that  can run a generator. Now, these  generators will have "to be  designed to meet the special  needs of: coastal communities;  especially those that are, isolated  6r;af<tl|'e end of the power .grid;  apply great quantities ot toxic  chemicals to get rid of vegetation. Suppose we were to encourage a private contractor to  run goats, or sheep under those  lines. That clears the vegetation,  provides both a meat and cheese  industry, wool from the sheep,  and kid leather from the goats all  of which can stimulate commercial development. Those are just  two, I have many more.....  Mackenzie Alternative But are  they practical?  Wilson Response Yes, and they  will develop products that are  renewable and of lasting value.  Mackenzie Alternative If that's  the case then why haven't we  done it?  Wilson Response It's a question  of attitude, and a lack of  economic necessity. Take: solar  energy, we haven't even scratched the surface of that source of  energy in terms of its long term  potential, yet we have spent  billions of dollars developing  nuclear power, and paid a high  social price for it.  It was only when oil prices were  high, and the great promise'of  free atomic energy made in the  1950's didn't materialize,. that  any thought was given to solar  energy, yet it has great potential.  Mackenzie Alternative You  almost sound  culture..."  Wilson response That's what i  mean about attitude. It's not  counter"anything,' it's plain common sense! If you can solve a  problem, and create a lasting  viable industry.at the same time.-  it's common.sense to do it. :    y  -.. -_.���_.'-.-..-  counter  Education  Mackenzie Alternative Let's  move on. Where do you stand  on education?  Wilson Response That's a big  question. Let's deal with primary  and secondary first. A Liberal  government will immediately  establish an Advisory Committee  on Public Education, and repeal  the interim Education Finance  Act.;';  Mackenzie Alternative What will  :��� that-do?, '"y: y' r" y; "���';-'y:,.:.  Wilson Response Repeal of the  Act will restore the ability of  schopl boards to carry out their  mandate effectively, and the Ad-*  house,   and   told   us  what  he some enterprising British Colum-  >-,#?9b^ '.'.pew .and^tfiew tritfustr^..  ���, .,v fomrh *fbr' meiiAihgfUl ���dialogue" '  of his position iri the opposition, business bond programme will    Let me give you another. We   on educational reform,  still he did nothing tangible. offer direct  assistance through    have hundreds of miles of hydro   Mackenzie   Alternative   What  And what of the local Socreds? both private and public sector    right of ways in this province,    kinds of questions will that com-  They viiified me for even trying guarantees. and every other year or so we    mittee address?  Independent Newspaper Supplement  Wilson Response There are two  levels of concern. The first deals  with funding formulas, - and the  balance of control between the  Ministry of Education and locai  school boards. The second deals  with aspects of curriculum such  as programs for children with  special needs, assessment of student learning, and the involvement of business and labour in  vocational training.  Mackenzie Alternative And the  post secondary sector?  Wilson Response We will restore  elected college boards, with the  majority: of members being  elected from within communities, and secondly we will  review the formula funding programme to more accurately provide for programme variations in  different parts of the province.  Most importantly we will stop  diverting Federal monies earmarked for education.  Mackenzie Alternative What is  you view of the education  system?  Wiifeon Response It's hard to  generalize about the system,  because there are many differences in terms of student  needs, and so on. One of the  major problems, as I see it is that  we have not been able to realize  that you can have equality in the  system without the system being  uniform..; y . "V  Mfackenzie Alternative What do  you mean?  Wilson Response The educational needs of the community bf  Bella Coola may. beyquite different from;, the educational  needs of the, people from Powell  River. What I am saying is that  there must be adequate funding  for a core curriculum, what we  used to call the three' R's.  Beyond that, each community  should have greater flexibility in  determining what programme  are desirable, and a funding formula should reflect that flexibility.  Mackenzie Alternative What  would you include in the core  curriculum?  Wilson Response I am a strong  advocate for increased literacy in  this society. While the maths and  sciences are ��very important,  'there must be greater emphasis  placed on the written arts. Very  basic skills such as reading and  writing are often not developed  and that is a major failure within  the system. Social history, and a  sound foundation in the basic  principles of geography are important in a core.  Mackenzie Alternative Would  " you play down the sciences?  Wilson Response No, 1 would  give equal weight to all courses  in the core. Look, the critical role  of education is riot to shape an  individual into a mold so that  they are identified as a scientist,  or a poet; What is important is  that our youth are taught a set of  basic skills, and that they learn  social values, so that they can  choose what they wish to do in  later life, and become socially  aware.  Seniors  Mackenzie Alternative What else  should we discuss here?  .Wi/Spn Response A very.impor- y  Jan^pgrt of jojuir commurjity;; and y  th)at?s biir serfior citizens. There is'ky  a need for major reform in the  area of extended medical care in  this province  continued on page four Here's Where We Stand on  The MacKenzie Alternative   3  FORESTRY  A Liberal Government in British  Columbia will:  ��� maximize job creation potential and economic returns to the  forest land base by greatly increasing the commitment to reforestation and silviculture practices;  ��� develop new incentive  systems to encourage private investment in forest renewal and  enhancement, while seeing to it  that the Provincial government  performs an appropriate supervisory role;  ___. facilitate the structural readjustment of the forest sector,  especially on the coast, by encouraging the adoption of  second-growth plantation  technology and the maximization of B.C.'s high quality, long  fibre production potential;  ��� encourage the development  of strong, regionally-based  secondary and tertiary industry  within the forestry sector. Entry  into higher value-added markets  would create many long-term!  jobs and reduce the industry's  reliance on raw log export  markets.  ��� act quickly on the recommendations of the Wilderness Advisory Committee as they pertain  to the expansion of existing  parks and the establishment of  new ones;  ��� cooperate  with the" federal ,  government in establishing a national park in the South Moresby  area  of the  Queen  Charlotte  Islands;  ��� renegotiate any existing  leases > and contracts which  restrict public access to B.C.'s  parks;  present omissions within five  years. Initiate discussions with  Washington State authorities to  develop a cooperative and consistent approach to solving the  acid rain problem;  ��� increase the penalty for those  caught illegally dumping toxic  wastes so that fines reflect the  amount of damage caused;  ��� join with other provinces and  the federal government to create  a safe PCB storage and destruction facility aiming at the same  time for the complete replacement of PCB filled transformers;  ��� stop the use- of herbicide  spraying in all watershed areas,  marshland areas, and areas  upland to both surface and deep  water well users;  ��� provide incentives to help industries reduce and recycle  hazardous waste and assist  municipalities in improving  sewage treatment facilities;  BCDC would use the money so  raised to establish an Entrepreneur's Development Fund  which would lend, at commercial rates and only after appropriate screening, to individuals with valid business  plans unable to borrow through  commercial channels;     ;  ��� give all small businesses, existing or newly established, that  qualify for the federal small  business tax rate a three year  provincial income tax holiday.  Such an initiative would in time  generate enough additional investment and employment to offset much of the initial loss of  revenue to the province:  ��� require the Ministry of Industry and Small Business to be  of more direct assistance to  B.C.'s small businesses in  market studies .and analysis for  the marketing of their goods and  services in and outside the province;..  G  3) the elimination of provincial  taxes that now place an undue  burden on the tourism industry;  4) encouraging private  developers to establish new  tourist attractions throughout the  Province;  ��� establish a Lottery and Gaming Commission to monitor and  review all existing and proposed  gambling activities within the  province. This Commission will  also be charged with ensuring.  that the possible negative impacts associated with these activities do not occur in British  Columbia.  AQUACULTURE  AND FISHERIES  A Liberal Government in British  Columbia will:  ��� develop guidelines as to the  size and densities of fish farms  allowable and the pollution control regulations that should  govern industry operations;  The Full Liberal Platform available September 12th.  ��� end the practice of disposing  toxic industrial waste in  municipal landfills., A provincial  inquiry into current and improved, methods of transporting and  handling toxic and explosive  substances would also be  established. That inquiry would  pay particular attention to protecting ground water sources  from toxic contamination;  ENVIRONMENT  A Liberal Government in British  Columbia will:  ��� enact legislation increasing  public and interest group involvement in environment  decision-making. This would be  done by holding more public  hearings and by publishing  detailed accounts both of hearings procedures and the rationale for all the final decisions.  Moreover, a Liberal government  would consider assisting interveners at environmental hearings to recover some of their  costs;  ��� amend the Labour Code to  ensure that an employee cannot  be dismissed for reporting an act  of environmental contamination  or degradation to the appropriate authorities;  ��� create a Wilderness Act to  establish what areas are to be  designated as park and  wilderness areas in an overall attempt to develop a detailed land  use management strategy, using  public processes. That Act would  also lay out procedures for  -resolving conflicting claims on  the resource base from forestry,  tourism, mining, fisheries and  agriculture;  ��� not permit any logging of  Meares Island, South Moresby,  the Stein Valley, or the Stikine  River study area because they  are ecologically unique, a fundamental component of B.C.'s  natural heritage, and of more  ; value.    (esthetica"  "economically) to British  bfens in their natural state'than in  any other;  ��� place control orders on major  acid gas producers requiring  them to substantially : decrease  TRANSPORTATION  A Liberal Government in British  Columbia will:  Provincial Transportation:  ��� adopt an integrated and coordinated provincial transportation  and commuter transit program  that allows for the legitimate concerns of regional districts;  ��� maintain the present level of  service on the B.C. Railway  system and also consider an expansion of the level of passenger  service to communities served by  B.C. Rail, especially during the  summer tourist season;  ��� upgrade the freeway system  through such measures as the  metering of traffic volumes on  access lanes as well as the construction of additional lanes for  public transit vehicles; -  ��� restructure the B.C. Ferry  rates to include a discount fare  for travellers using two or more  ferries on a single continuous  journey;  ��� work to develop an integrated transportation network  of highways, ferries and a merchant marine fleet to service  "B.C. Rim" communities and  enhance the coastal economy;  ��� consider the integration of the  B.C. Ferry system into the  highways function in a manner  that would eliminate or, at the  very least, greatly reduce the  fares charged to passengers. As  a first step in this direction, permanent residents of Vancouver  Islands, the Gulf Islands and the  Sunshine Coast would pay  greatly reduced ferry fees.  SMALL BUSINESS  A Liberal Government in British  Columbia will:  ��� establish a "Small Business  ��� encourage marketing and  sales training as an elective program, in secondary schools and  as cooperative programs in the,  community colleges. These programs would be administered  jointly by small business and the  schools involved. Such a program would allow those involved  to gain work'' experience and  training and thus facilitate their  efforts to obtain full-time  employment;  ��� to facilitate equity funding of  small and medium size enterprises, establish a British Columbia Stock Savings Plan similar to  those now operating in a number  of other provinces. Tax incentives to encourage profit sharing  plans and employee stock  ownership will also be introduced.  TOURISM  A Liberal Government in British  Columbia will:  ��� create a new Ministry of  Tourism, Recreation and Conservation. This ministry, combining existing government departments and staff, would facilitate  the coordination of policy within  government and develop a  coherent, long-term tourism  strategy for the Province;  ��� establish a B.C. Tourism  Board (modelled after similar  boards in Wales and England), a  majority of whose members are  industry representatives. Such a  board would ensure a greater  level of industry-government interaction and consultation. Its  duties will include: monitoring  duplication and wastage in  government spending on  tourism, ensuring public accountability with respect to tourism  expenditures, developing and  strengthening tourism marketing  programs, and monitoring  assistance programs targeted at  the industry;  ��� implement a post-Expo  tourism strategy which would  combine aggressive marketing  with the improvement of our  tourism infrastructure. The latter.'  would be accomplished through:  1) the development and implementation of a low interest  m estaousn an independent inquiry into the possible environmental and economic impacts of the aquaculture industry, with specific emphasis on  fin.fish farming, on foreshore,  ecosystems, and, conversely,  the effects of log storage and  upland developments upon  aquaculture;  . ��� instruct the Ministry of Lands,  Parks and Housing to establish  appropriate foreshore areas  where the aquaculture/mari-  culture industry can develop free  of conflict with existing land  uses;  ��� facilitate the transfer of new  technology from universities,  research institutions, and other  information sources to the  aquaculture industry in B.C.  Assistance will also be provided  both to basic research in  aquaculture and to market  development;  ��� in order to enhance the industry through local ownership,  put in place regulations governing foreign investment in  aquaculture;  British Columbia.* The 'Bonds','  issued at market rates by the  British Columbia Development  Corporation, would be  guaranteed   by   the   Province.  wide'r post secondary tourism  training programs that would  provide both competent  management and qualified  tourism planners;  ��� develop in cooperation with  the federal government a comprehensive and properly balanc-  ' ed Pacific Ocean Fisheries  policy;  ��� work with the federal government to ensure that  technological advancements are  introduced to the industry;   .  ��� ensure the continuation of  the Salmonid Enhancement Program arid take' positive steps to  rehabilitate a number of West  Coast spawning streams, so as to  ensure a viable commercial,  recreational; and native fishery.  SOCIAL SERVICES  A Liberal Government in British  Columbia will:  ��� immediately compensate for  the sharp decline in the real level  of social assistance rates since  ��� 1932 by a 20% indexing of  those-: rates .ipeindlng the  establishment of a rationalized  k income; seicv^prog^miyy  ���_ ��� also pending die implementation of an income security program, increase immediately the  - amount of money that can be  earned by social assistance recipientswithout loss of benefits to  the level now allowed by the  federal government;  ��� recognize the urgent need to  make cost-efficient, preventive  and supportive social services  available, not only to individual  and families receiving welfare  but also to others who nevertheless require professional  counselling or other assistance;  ��� utilize the developmental  skills of professionals in the social  services field by creating integrated community service  teams to meet individual, family  and community needs;  ��� establish two permanent advisory committees consisting of:  (i) a cross-section of community,  professional, and client groups,  and (ii) a selected group of people with expertise in income-  security issues. These groups will  advise respectively on the  establishment and ongoing  operations of a Department of  Integrated Community Services  and a Department of Income  Security Programs.  A  A VISION TO A FUTURE B.C.  ��� Our Youth Deserve Innovative-  Humane ��� Competent ��� Government  We cannot own the riches of this province,  only borrow thqm from our children.'  !->.���;..  ^ _.&*'_.���....,���.  T^NItRJEAl- CHAtfGEiFOR BCl  "feiJECT  GORDON WILSON  *- _  yuyj  ..y!--/>. \yv.  .y ..y^t."- v. ^  i-.. ... ��� ��� .'���.���',  Independent Newspaper Supplement 4    The MacKenzie Alternative  The Federal Connection  School's In  continued from page one  With the polls Indicating that Mulroney is on a suicide  plunge, the possibility of a Federal Liberal government  looks very real, arid that should be good for this riding  with a Liberal MLA firmly in place. Gordon Wilson and  John turner discuss Provincial/ Federal relations.  continued from page two  Most of the students in school today will be earning the bulk of  their income in the twenty-first  Century, and all indicators seem  to suggest that the traditional  model, worker/manager will no  longer apply. The industrial age  with its labour intensive mode of  production is over. The  challenge lies in developing a  strategy in education to prepare  young British Columbians for  that future. This strategy must be  developed in a dispationate,  non-political forum where the  vested interests of the "right"  and "left" don't hinder its progress. Once we know what our  priorities are then restoration of a  funding base that will accomplish  the task is in order.  Secondly, in response to Mr.  Hewitt,-British Columbians are  not inclined to believe your  government despite the appearance of change created by  Vander Zalm, because the  government hasn't changed,  and it has the singularly worst  record of employment creation  in the entire country.'  Still, deja vu is in the air. Our  children have faithfully returned  to an unchanged school system,  and despite the appearance of  change at the top, a tired old set  of faces in cabinet face a per  capita provincial debt that is at a  record high and fumble for a  new mega-project.  The official opposition, that  promises a "new beginning" based on a tired, old agenda, waits  for their turn at bat. Many British  Columbians are so demoralized  they have turned the game off  entirely, and that's unfortunate..  Education should not be a  political issue, and all those who  agree should work to free it from  the pendulum of political  thought that swings in this province. Only then can an objective look at our school system  take place, and the priority that  education deserves be realized iri  the allocation of provincial  dollars.  Transportf  continued from page one  The study takes into account .  the overall goal for decentralization of capital and rural job creation, along with a sound strategy  for tourism. "There is no point in  trying to create investment in an  area, if there is no way of  moving the goods to market,  whether those 'goods' are products or people." said Wilson.  Asked about the cost of such a  scheme,    Wilson    said   that  preliminary figures suggest that a  fully intergrated network would."  cost about $60 million, averaged  over a five year period. "That  sounds like a lot of money, but  consider that it will be a major'"  employer, and will also involve ,  private investment, that will produce long term jobs. After all it's  considerably less than the Coquihalla highway,  which truck  drivers are avoiding because of  steep grades."  Coastal transportation will  become a major plank in the  Liberal campaign during ������ this  next election.  Mackenzie Alternative What  would you like to see done?  Wilson Response Two things.  First, there is a need to develop a  hew kind of retirement complex  where people can buy in or rent  a horiie where they can remain  independent, but may gradually  access more medical care as  their dependency for such care is  required.  The Liberal party is advocating  something that we call "medi-  flats" which would allow for.  couples to continue living  together despite the long-term  medical disability of one spouse.  Mackenzie Alternative ��� How  would this be funded?  Wilson Response The residential  portion of such facilities would  be self funding, with costs based  on income, a percentage of pension income for example. This  would significantly reduce  government expenditures-  because the cost of the system  would only be associated with  the direct cost of the long-term  care.  Mackenzie Alternative So it  would be like subsidized housing?  Wilson Response No. more like  a residential co-op project.  Mackenzie Alternative And this  riding might get one of these  complexes?  Wilson Response I would think  this riding would get more than  one. Retirement is now an industry in this country, and our  coastal communities are a  natural place for people to want  to retire. A more innovative approach to providing retirement  amenities is long overdue in  B.C.  Chance for Change  Mackenzie Alternative What do  you think your chances are of  winning this riding?  Wilson Response I learned early  ' not to try to forecast the future. I  am making a solid, productive  contribution to this riding before  an election has been called. I  know I can offer the voters a  strong, articulate voice to speak  on their behalf. Look. I am not  tied to either end of the political  spectrum, and that's good for  the people of MacKenzie.  because no matter which of the  other two parties form the.  gbverrihnetit Vwill hbt'be tarred !  with the enemy brush, and thus I  can be more effective. A Liberal  vote is the safest yote for solid  representation for this riding.  WHEN THE NEW PREMIER HAS  THE COURAGE TO GO TO  THE PEOPLE. . .  This Riding has a chance for Real Change.  ��� Knowledgeable in  - Resource Management  - Labour Relations  - Regional Government  ��� Aware of  - Your Concerns  - Our Possibilities for  Economic Growth  ��� He has  - Youth Yet Experience  - Demonstrated Concern  - Solid Educational Background  ��� He Can  - Make A Difference  - Be Effective  Gordon Wilson  This man has proven he is no 28 day candidate - for 10 months he  has travelled this riding listening to your concerns and learning about  our communities.       -  ��� Now is our chance for effective representation.  ��� It's time for third party representation.  ��� This man may well hold the balance of power.  I1BERAL  THINK REAL CHANGE FOR B.C.  lIM-f  GORDON WILSON  _  IBERAL  Independent Newspaper Supplement


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