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 Post Office closure  in Halfmoon Bay  causes controversy  Federal Member of Parliament Ray Skelly talks over the Halfmoon Bay Post Office situation with  BAJ store owner Uli Lucas (centre) and longtime Halfmoon Bay resident Queenie Burrows.  ���Ruth Forrester photo  by Ruth Forrester  The controversy over the  closure of the postal outlet at  the B & J Store in Halfmoon  Bay is far from over. A group  of concerned citizens met with  New Democratic MP Ray Skelly Friday evening, January 12,  and decided that another public  meeting is needed to try to rectify the situation.  Early in the meeting, Skelly  expressed some pessimism as to  the present government's  likelihood of changing its policy  on postal privatization. But, on  listening to the views of some of  the area residents, he conceded  that a public protest would be in  order.  Canada Post service for the  area is now only available at the  newly opened Buccaneer  Marina outlet. B & J owner, Uli  Lucas, recently resigned from  the position of franchise  operator in protest over Canada  Post's move of downscaling service to the community.  "There is nothing wrong with  having a franchise at Buccaneer  or at any other location in the  area," Lucas told the Coast  News. "Such outlets would be  an added convenience for some  residents, but there is still a need  to have full postal services in  Halfmoon Bay for several  reasons, security being one of  them."  Said long-time resident of the  area, Queenie Burrows: "I for  one, do not own a car, but 1 can  walk to this post office. How  am 1 supposed to get to Buccaneer Marina?" This sentiment was echoed by many of  the local seniors.  Mrs. Burrows gave Skelly a  historical newspaper clipping  which showed that there has  been a Halfmoon Bay Post Office as far back as 1897.  "Considering the history of  this particular post office and  the strong feelings of the  residents against its removal,  there is certainly a good case for  strong protest," Skelly said, adding that every post office in  Canada is in jeopardy right now  unless something is done.  The transfer of service has  not been as smooth as Canada  Post may have hoped. Earlier  this week, Lucas refused to  hand over the stamps and other  postal products to the postal official who had come to close  down the B & J operation.  Residents had been notified that  the outlet would be in service  until 4:30 pm on January 10.  When the official showed up  at noon, Lucas refused to close  the premises for the approximate two hours required for  the audit. Alone in the store,  Lucas had made arrrangements  for someone to relieve her at  4:30, as per the Canada Post  notification.  "The official became  belligerent and threatened to  call the RCMP," Lucas said.  Then, when he returned at 4:30,  Lucas helped him with the  audit, but refused to allow the  items to be removed.  "I have been doing the job  since November 20 and have  not received any pay," Lucas  explained. "Until such time as  Canada Post comes across with  my salary, the goods remain  here." Lucas had notified  postal officials in Vancouver  regarding her back pay prior to  the scheduled closing date of  her franchise.  The public meeting regarding  the Halfmoon Bay postal situation will be held Thursday,  January 18 at 7 pm in the new  Halfmoon Bay School.  The Sunshine  Published on the Sunshine Coast 25' per copy on news stands       January 15,1990       Volume 44       Issue 3  SCRD fears for  safety of Coast's  main watershed  by Dave Fraser  Young Andrew Forsyth of Cedar Grove Elementary School was judged the winner of the contest for  naming the mascot dog of Gibsons Volunteer Fire Department. The winning name? 'Burny'. Pictured  with Andrew (left) and Burny is GVFD dog handler Bob Stevens. -John Burnside photo  Growth must be controlled  "It's probably the most important issue facing the Sunshine Coast right now," said  Area E Director Jim Gurney  about the fate of the Chapman  Creek watershed.  "And we have to fight hard  to keep it."  Gurney, speaking passionately about the possible logging of  the watershed at the SCRD  board meeting January 11, said  "(it) provides the only reliable  water supply on the Sunshine  Coast."  Gurney said the 600 hectare  (1482 acre) parcel should be  protected from logging by  Jackson Brothers, which  possesses the timber-cutting  rights to the area. "We're not  talking about a lot of timber. It  could easily be left and no one  would miss it."  Gurney said logging and the  construction of roads in the  area would destroy the water  retention capacity of the watershed area, forcing the district to  build costly reservoirs and  dams. Filtration facilities would  also be prohibitively expensive  for local taxpayers, he added.  Acting upon Gurney's suggestion, the board agreed to invite the Ministry of Forests to  an upcoming meeting to discuss  the fate of the watershed. The  meeting will be held on  February 14 at 10 am at the  forestry office on Field Road.  Gurney said the timber is low  quality, and because of the  marginal conditions of the area  - over 900 metres (3000 feet) in  altitude - it would be virtually  impossible to replace the timber  there.  Area A Director Gordon  Wilson said a full integrated  management strategy was  necessary not only for the  Chapman Creek area, which  contains the Tetrahedron alpine  wilderness, but also for other  areas of recreational value such  as Ruby Lake and Sakinaw  Lake.  "What we're asking for is not  outrageous," said Gurney.  "Whistler (village) already has  control over its forests."  Planner warns council  by Dave Fraser  When considering amendments to the Official Community Plan Gibsons Council and  staff should keep in mind the  expressed wish of the citizens of  the community by maintaining  an emphasis on a "small town"  atmosphere.  That was the message from  Rob Buchan, municipal planner  and approving officer, who was  asked by the Town's Planning  Committee to comment on a  proposed review of Gibsons'  Official Community Plan.  "It is obvious to all that the  Town of Gibsons is now experiencing a level of development activity hitherto  unknown," notes Buchan in his  report to the Planning Committee, January 9. "And there is  every reason to expect this ac  tivity to continue in the future,  regardless of the imminent completion of the Port Mellon expansion due to the "ripple" effect from the pressures being  felt on the Lower Mainland, in  concert with the fact that Gibsons is now being actively  discovered as nol only a retirement venue, but also as a viable  residential alternative for those  still in the work force and the  marketplace."  Buchan notes that the adoption of the Official Community  Plan in 1985 followed several  years of private citizen's.input,  "with the result that the completed document is certainly not  just a political plan, or a planner's plan, but is one truly  reflective of the, wishes of the  community at the time."  To make his point Buchan  quotes from the 1985 plan: 'Ut  is important to bear in mind  that the very reasons most  residents of Gibsons made their  "landing" here in this community was to exchange the  ever-changing and ever-  intensifying character of their  former urban habitats for the  stability and intimacy of scale of  the historic village.  "It is therefore essential that  this quality of life be not totally  destroyed by the inevitable  pressure of growth from the  Lower Mainland, but that the  small town ambience be  preserved by the direction and  control of, in particular, the  type of this growth."  Buchan warns that in the new  decade pressures will be brought  to bear on council and staff to  support amendments to the Official Community Plan "for the  justification of various development proposals."  "Having issued this caution,  I am faced with the direction  from council for the amendment to the Official Community  Plan to facilitate the objectives  of the Sunshine Coast Maritime  History Society (to build a  reproduction of the 18th Century sailing vessel, The  Discovery, in Gibsons).  "I am of the opinion that  these objectives would be best  accommodated by the addition  to the (plan) of the designation  of temporary uses. Similarly,  the growing need for the addition of our infrastructure of  mobile home parks in our community could be handled in a  like manner."  With these objectives in mind  Buchan was given approval by  council to pursue the preparation of a draft amendment to  the Official Community Plan.  Serving the Sunshiae Coast since  1945  A Coast News, January 15,1990  Premier's choice  Two days from the publication date of this newspaper  the people of British Columbia will find out whether or  not their controversial premier will step down in the wake  of six by-election defeats, or whether he will stay on to  fight again.  It has never been easy to predict what Premier Vander  Zalm will do or say, only that he would do and say it with  that trademark smile of his. Predicting what he will do in  this large issue is a chancy business.  It is the view here that the premier should stay at his  post. The essence of democracy lies in accountability to  people. It is to make a mockery of the process if the  government party can choose a charismatic leader for a  quick fix of a growing unpopularity, as the Socreds did at  Whistler in 1986, then dump him quickly before another  election if it appears that the appeal of his charismatic and  controversial self seems to be wearing thin.  The argument could be made that Premier Bennett,  Vander Zalm's predecessor should likewise have remained  to let the people decide, but Bennett had led his party successfully through several elections and had the right to go.  This premier should allow the people to pass judgement on  his activities at least once then live with their decision.  For what it's worth, it seems to us that the premier will  not only decide to fight another election but will call one  quickly. There is evidence that a downturn in the economy  lies ahead and the governing party which is claiming  responsibility for the current high level of economic activity, as of course it did not for the recession of Ihe 1980's,  will want to cash in whilst all looks rosy.  If we are right remember you read it here first; if we are  wrong it won't be for the first time.  Warning  Canadians have gloried, somewhat smugly, in having  a rich, resource-based economy.  Now the fishing stocks are depleted in the east and  west, the forests may be endangered in the west and dying of acid rain in the centre.  We may be known as the custodians who turnec a  treasure chest into a desert, the Midas touch in reverse.  What the hell, we're alright for another 10 years,  another deal or two. What, us worry?  5 YEARS AQO  Tours of local fish (arms on Nelson Island are arranged by Economic Development Commissioner Oddvin  Vedo lor CBC TV and groups of potential investors.  An important new business tor the aquaculture industry is set up when Scantech Resources opens an oflice on Field Road. Funded by joint Norwegian-  Canadian capital, the company will supply fish feed and  aquacultural equipment.  Director Brett McGillivray of the SCRD requests and  receives approval from Sechelt Council for the SCRD's  'one-in-four' recycling proposal. McGillivray says the  sale of recycled material will offset rising garbage  costs.  Sunshine Coast Tourism Association has received  permission from Victoria to sell its Salmon Shark Lottery tickets in Vancouver. Permission was received, according to Treasurer Art McGinnis, after some  headscratching in Victoria over the proposed fishing  derby cum lottery lor non-fishermen.  10 YEARS AQO  Mayor Boucher of Sechelt proposes the building of a  canal across the Sechelt isthmus and appoints a committee of two, Alderman Henry Hall and Vic Walters, to  study the plan.  Despite the absence from the table of three members,  Alderman Larry Trainor of Gibsons, Alderman Brian  Stelck of Sechelt, and Director Charles Lee, the SCRD  passes a resolution calling for a moratorium in on the  Cheekye-Dunsmuir power line.  20 YEARS AGO  The price reported set for the purchase of Sechelt's  water system by the SCRD Is {119,000.  Gibsons Chamber ol Commerce stresses the need for  a credit bureau for the area.  30 YEARS AGO  Robert Burns, Gibsons municipal clerk, dies in  hospital on the same day that he is named Gibsons'  Good Citizen of the Year.  The school board discusses the proposal for a Grade  13 class for Elphinstone Secondary School.  40 YEARS AGO  A $1,000,000 Clowholm Falls hydro project has been  ordered with a 24-mile transmission line to Sechelt.  Canadian Forest Products purchases the Port Mellon  pulp mill and announces that it will spend $10,000,000  in improvements.  The Sunshine  ftMf tiff  H GLASSFORD PRESS LTD.  EeHton Ellen Frith Office M(r. Anne Thomaen  &2H?? Dee Cm  Caryl Word���  Kent Sheridan  rn4mttkm ** ��"!*"! Adeeetteta, Mir Fren BurnaKJe  2*7 P,V"�� John Gilbert  5��J*��E!��_ JeenBroccoH  Bonnie McHeffey  .Brian McAndrew      BIB Rogers  The SUNSHINE COAST NEWS Is a locally owned newspaper  published on the Sunshine Coast, BC every Monday by OlasslORj  Press Ltd., Box 460. Gibsons, BC VON W0. Gibsons Tel 886-2622 or  886-7817; Sechelt Tel. 885-3930; Pender Harbour Tel. 8839099 Gibsons Fax Tel. 886-7725. Second Class Mall Registration No. 4702.  The Sunshine COAST NEWS is protected by copyright and reproduction ot any part ot It by any means is prohibited unless permission in  writing is first secured from Glatiford fret* Ltd., holders ol the  copyright. SUBSCRIPTION RATES  i war m 6 montns lift Foawgn: t war tag  The salvation of  the WI Hall  In a letter to the editor, Coast  News, February 17, 1989,  former Coast resident, Richard  Kennel t, writes of the old  Women's Institute Hall: "It  looms today like an old relic of  a barn, on prime land. It still  wafts the memories of our past  while seemingly hollering for  restoration and preservation."  Now, almost a year later, the  old hall on the corner of  Highway 101 and North Road  in Gibsons, which has been the  property of the School District  since 1941 and most latterly used as its maintenance building,  stands on the brink of being  saved.  Saved not only as a relic of  Gibsons' past but as a small  local theatre and auditorium    >  serving a function, as it once    '  did, as a centre of some com.' - ��'���'  munity activity. It could be the,  hub, perhaps, and catalyst for a  much  needed  renewed  community spirit in the Town of  Gibsons.  Instrumental in keeping this  heritage building intact for further community use, and of  great benefit to Gibsons history,  are the Gibsons Landing  Heritage Society (GLHS) and  its president Fred Inglis. There  is no doubt they deserve considerable credit for their efforts  to save the hall.  The dream of a permanent  theatre building in Gibsons is a  long-standing one and as the  most recent production of the  Driftwood Players reaffirmed,  there is no dearth of talent on  this Coast in the theatrical arts.  A permanent home for this  talent would only enhance it as  well as the community.  The Gibsons Landing Theatre Project (GLTP), for one,  envisioned a theatre of professional dimensions and  capabilities in connection with  the former firehall on Gower  Point Road. Toward that end,  considerable time and effort  were expended over several  years by this conscientious and  hard-working group and ap  proximately $100-$200,000 in  funds and pledges were raised.  That particular dream died in  late February, 1989, when  whatever Go-BC grant monies  available for a theatre on the  Sunshine Coast went to the  Sechelt Indian Government  District for its $4.6 million  municipal/commercial/-  educational/recreational centre  in Sechelt.  In commenting on the centre,  Chief Tom Paul said: "We  eventually want to put a theatre  in here." And, who knows, that  may eventually happen.  Meanwhile, as the GLTP  looked for an alternative to its  planned theatre in Gibsons large  enough to make putting on  plays financially viable, there  was the GLHS and its Women's  Institute Hall project proceeding along the lines of a  small  140-seat theatre which,  perhaps, will prove too small to  pay for iteself as a theatre alone.  Unfortunately for this community, the paths of these two  groups did not meet and merge,  but rather crossed each other  with some difficulty early last  summer and, now seemingly,  have branched out away from  what should be their common  destination - a theatre in Gibsons.  Rai Purdy, president of the  GLTP, when he talked to the  Coast News, was cautiously optimistic about the chances of the  two groups coming together.  According to Purdy, the GLTP  has offered to use what monies  they have to help the heritage  society, but the GLHS has turned it down.  "In writing they've said they  didn't want it. They wanted to  retain complete control over the  project," he said, adding that  the actual sharing of control  hadn't been discussed after  several proposals had been  made.  "It's not worth a discussion  at this point. We've made an offer and they've said, 'no, thank  you'."  Purdy added, however, that  "these things can be changed."  According to the GLHS, it  has "never refused the offer of  GLTP money". In its project  outline to Gibsons Council last  week, the GLHS states: "What  the GLHS has done, after seeking legal advice, is to make a  decision to manage the project  in its entirety.  "Amalgamation has been  suggested by the GLTP. However, to amalgamate two  societies their constitutions  should have much in common.  As it stands, the constitutions of  the GLTP and the GLHS could  not be more dissimilar."  Worried that with amalgamation, the GLHS would lose the  "heritage aspect of the society",  it concludes, "...a compromise  is impossible, not because of  disagreements, but because the  two (constitutions) are as alike  as apples and oranges."  The GLTP feels that at 140  seats, the proposed new theatre  is not likely to make a play profitable. There are, however, the  GLTP says, alternatives to the  interior design Which ' could  perhaps increase the seating  capacity of the building and  therefore make it a more financially sound proposition.  In order to work it all out, of  course, to suit both the professional theatre needs and those  of a community theatre, a certain putting together of heads  would seem necessary.  Still, the old hall will be saved  and that's something. It will  allow Mr. Kennett and others  who remember the building  from its heyday of Saturday  night dances, "to dance away  our dreams of the way it used to  be."  Down from the mountain  Why so much fuss over Sniffy?  by Sam Moses  I've written you several times  on the same topic and here I go  again...the matter of clear-cut  logging here on the Sunshine  Coast.  1 have a couple of stories I  would like to tell, the first of  which happened to me when 1  lived in a cabin high on  Elphinstone Mountain. On this  one occasion 1 was in my cabin  at night and there was a gale  warning up for the strait  needless to say it was very windy. I heard as I had before during high winds one of the old  dead cedars crash to the  ground, this one was nearby for  it shook the cabin. About an  hour later a creature poked his  head in through a hole in the inner wall of the cabin. Looking  in my field guide I identified  him as a marten.  There's not too many  martens around this area  anymore although there are a  lot of dens around to indicate  that this was not always the  case. There was a pair of them,  a male and female, and they  stayed with me for about two  weeks. Every night they would  cautiously creep inside for a  meal of rolled oats I left out for  them. One day during their stay  I discovered the old cedar that  had blown down in the storm  and in it the remains of their  den. I was glad to be there to  give them lodgings until they  found a new home. It was an  experience I'll not soon forget.  Statistics show in clear-cut  ' logging for every tree they take  out of the forest, they cut 20.  Among those they cut and leave  behind are many old cedars like  the one I described above. They  serve as homes for small owls,  the odd marten, woodpeckers  and squirrels, just to name a  few. Then there are the birds  that nest in the live trees they cut  down and have no use for.  There are a great many  Children of the Wild that burrow into the ground for shelter  that die as well when this  murderous method of logging  takes place.  This brings me to another  story which caused me to  wonder what are human values  and why...remember 'Sniffy'?  He was the domestic rat that  some fool who calls himself an  artist, was going to crush between two pieces of canvas supposedly to create a "work of  art'.  People were totally outraged,  so much in fact that even after  they had gotten a hold of his  crushing device, and the rat had  been returned to the pet shop,  they followed him down the  streets of Vancouver and literally wanted to as one person was  heard to say, 'exterminate him'.  I will admit I thought the man  had a problem...something that  a warm white sleeveless jacket  and bouncing around in a rubber room for a while might  cure, then again maybe not. I  don't know what people's reaction to this bizarre event was  like locally, though I do know it  had a few people talking.  What would those people  who were all but ready to string  this guy up think if they knew  what was going on up here and  other places? I will admit that  Sniffy was a good looking rat  and worth the saving, but have  you ever seen a Bushytail  Woodrat? How about a Deer  Mouse, Western Jumping  Mouse, or a Townsend Chipmunk? The list could go on but  I don't think that it needs to in  order for me to make my point.  These are all wild creatures  that get crushed to death every  time they clear-cut log. They get  crushed in their burrows when  the trees that aren't even going  to be used fall on them. They  get ground into the earth as  skidders and other logging  machinery destroys what was  once their homes to leave great  tracks of mud and debris.  Should the poor little souls survive that holocaust, the loggers  come back and burn the hell out  of whatever's left I When I look  at a clear-cut logging slash I  don't just see the destruction of  a forest, I sec a vast graveyard.  I wonder if any of your  readers felt like some of the  people I saw on the News Hoar  with regards to poor Sniffy. If  indeed there are some, why get  so mad at one individual's intentions to squash one rodent  when thousands of his cousins  and distant cousins perish right  here in our forests almost every  day?  If you are so outraged about  this kind of senseless murder,  go after those that do it constantly on a large scale. Use  your pens to speak out on  behalf of those that have no  voice to speak. Clear-cut logging practices kill unnecessarily  in more ways than one and it  has to stop and It has to stop  now! Coast News, January 15,1990  Drug viewpoint  Meaningful dialogue needed  Editor:  In Teri Dawe's letter, he  forgets to mention that  Greenpeace publicly started the  ball rolling on 2,3,7.8 TCDD  dioxin, by mailing a sample  from Harmac on Vancouver  Island to Sweden for testing.  The closure of Howe Sound  to crab and prawn fishing a year  later was due specifically to this  toxin. To clarify the issue further, and give an update from  my view, I ask for your patience.  HSPP hasn't produced this  dioxin since last September  when chlorine dioxide (C102)  was substituted SO per cent in  place of chlorine (CI), along  with other things. However  chlorine dioxide, because of the  element CI in the compound,  produces organochlorines along  with chlorine which is still used.  Recently there has been a  serious look by science at  organochlorines due to their  toxicity and their failure to  biodegrade except in sunlight.  The accumulation is a cause for  concern. This is why after 30  years, government regulations  will now be implemented regarding their discharge to 2.S  kg/tonne of pulp beginning in  1992.  Greenpeace and the BC  Federation of Labour call for  the elimination of organochlorines. However this is  more difficult than first appears. The technology to produce export grade Kraft pulp  without use of CI02 is not  available anywhere in the  world.  Mellon, in filing for a permit  amendment application for the  new mill, has to apply for a  Level 'A' permit. There is no in-  between.  Level 'A' permits 20 mkg/d  for Total Suspended Solids. The  present level in the mill is 10  mkg/d. The expected discharge  even with increased production  will amount to seven mkg/d.  The discrepancy in figures was  perceived by the groups as a fast  move by the company to pollute  more than ever.  The simple question of "will  there be more?", and the resultant answers in the skeptical,  cynical atmosphere was baffling  to those involved from both  sides because of bureaucratic  tape tangle.  The issue of organochlorines  wasn't dealt with in the limited  time allowed by BC Waste  Management who orchestrated  the hearing.  However, according to my  knowledge, organochlorines  will be reduced from the current  5.5 kg/tonne of pulp to l.S  kg/tonne by the end of the sum  mer. Simple arithmetic shows it,  based on averaged production  rates:  Present production at 67S T x  5.5 kg/T = 3712.S kg.  Future production at 1000 T  x 1.5 kg/T = 1500 kg.  A best case scenario for the  new UNOX effluent treatment  system will further reduce the  1500 kg to 500 kg when the  sludge is burnt at high  temperatures in the new boiler.  Recent trials at Prince George  have proven this successful.  I think the approach of Environmental Watch, yet no one  doubts the effectiveness of its  publicity, has alarmed industry  to the extent it sought to protect  itself by financing the BC Environmental Information Institute. Each views the other as  extremists.  It will be a happy day when  there is a meaningful dialogue  between people. How it will  happen is a question people are  grappling with now.  Hugh McNab, Chairman  CPU Local 1119's  Environmental Committee  Editor:  Marijuana is not just a  harmless little weed. Marijuana  is the drug we should be trying  our hardest to discourage  because it is usually the first  drug tried.  Because booze is legal, we  have a more relaxed attitude  toward it. I could not believe  that Anne Miles thinks that if  we legalized marijuana, our  problem with it would be solved. The alarming statistic of pot  is that it can take control of our  youth early and quickly - read  some books and visit some  drop-in centres.  The posts should not be the  issue of the day. The problem of  drugs should be - it seems really  sad to me that our kids should  even fed the need to get 'high'  artificially like this in thcar  young lives. I don't like to point  a finger at the kids, but of all  society they need the most attention. The majority of our  kids are fun and full of life. I  admire April MacKenrie-Moore  for the energy she has put into  helping our youth kick a bad  lifestyle.  Eunice Richardson  Paprican, the research arm of  industry, is actively involved in  finding ways of. reducing the  discharge, and is pursuing a  more benign bleaching technology. Shutting the mills down to  solve the problem isn't a  reasonable, or a sane approach.  Chlorine dioxide is an expensive chemical to produce, as  well as a health hazard. WCB  regulations for C102 allow one  tenth ppm exposure for an eight  hour period.  Since Kraft pulp is an export  product, international regulations regarding how it is made  would be required.  The Swedish government is  very adept in international  diplomacy while working alongside industry and responding to  its environmental concerns. The  industry develops pollution  technology and the saying  "Sweden exports its pollution  problems" expresses this relationship.  A sensible path to pursue  locally is to ask for paper made  without chlorine or chlorine  dioxide. Perhaps Island Paper,  which produces all the bonded  paper required for the BC  domestic market, could be persuaded to make such a product.  To alter our paper needs  locally I don't think would be  too difficult, and maybe a trend  started for other places is possible.  There is a misunderstanding  3 A ci^ cat 'occSd TouSh Ford t���cks are fading the way into the '90s in British Columbia, and we're celebrating  January io between hspp and with special prices on our best sellers. Choose one of the special values shown below, or see  w]mXms^uarmsgh��Nation at a your Ford Mercury Dealerand order the power, package and price that's right for you!  regulatory   hearing.   Port jMPIr^fi-i-S-e**.     -h Kq.,������.,iR,.,���iit(,��i���n���i,i���st:viuo,,  Sunshine Coast Hospice  Training Program  for Volunteers  February 10, 17, and March 3, 1990.  9:00 a.m. ��� 4<00 p.m.  Cost: $50.00  Deadline for registration) February 1, 1990.  For more information please phone  Sunshine Coast Home Support Society  885-5144  t��r  Now is the time for the...  Best Bujs on B.Cs Best SeDers!*  Action applauded  Editor:  Praise to the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association  (BCCLA) for expressing themselves about the discriminatory  nature of the 'no druggies'  poster. Great action! It's good  to know that we have an  organization that will review the  situation when governments  > and their agents are seen to be  perpetuating inequality.  The BCCLA, as well as being  concerned with the rights of  long-haired youths like the one  pictured in the poster, has held  a position since the early 70's  opposed to the use of criminal  sanctions against marijuana  smokers.  I feel the use of all drugs  should fall within the ambit of  personal choice permitted in a  free society.  Sadly, it seems typical that  this misguided anti-drug task  force would use a picture of a  zonked-out long-hair on a  poster saying, "If you see any  people like this call the police."  The injustice suffered by  young people who wear their  hair long is one of the many  tragic effects of drug prohibition.  It is not large scale traffickers  and importers who are creating  the drug bust statistics, it's  young people, many of whom  have their legal rights violated  by police, found in possession  of marijuana.  At least the law does not  discriminate between offenders  in one vital respect: rich or  poor, they all bear the lifelong  stigma of a criminal record.  They all feel its impact on  public esteem, employment,  foreign travel, education in the  professions, appointment to the  courts and many more of life's  rewarding opportunities.  To brand as criminals tens of  thousands of Canadian youths'  otherwise leading normal lives,  by virtue of their experimental  or recreational marijuana use  presents a fundamental problem  in a society founded on principles of justice and respect of  the law.  People too often believe laws  will eliminate drugs, which will  reduce crime and in turn increase employment and restore  the family. It isn't so.  The use of the criminal sanction in an attempt to prohibit  drug use is not commanding  respect. Stepping up the war on  drugs will not lead to victory,  but rather to more violence and  lawlessness.  The challenge facing us regarding drugs is how best to live  with the inevitable availability  of drugs while mitigating the  harmful aspects of misuse.  I'm sure that when we find  the confidence to de-penalize  drug use and discourage its  misuse by a realistic approach  which reflects honest medical  concerns, we'll all be a lot more  secure.  Name withheld by request.  SuperCab4x2,V-8  with Air Conditioning  5.0 L V-8 ��� Deluxe Tu-Tone ��� Cruise Control ��� Tilt Wheel ��� AM/  FM Cassette w/clock ��� Cloth Trim ��� 5-spd Manual Transmission  ��� Sport Wheel Covers ��� Step Bumper ��� Chrome Grille Headliner  and Insulation ��� Light Croup ��� Convenience Group  Ready to go: Qt <eg ftf^f��\ g\ $  F-1504x2,V-8  5.0 L V-8 ��� Deluxe Tu-Tone ��� Cruise Control ��� Tilt Wheel ��� AM/  FM Cassette w/clock 'Cloth Trim ��� 5-spd Manual Transmission  ��� Sport Wheel Covers ��� Step Bumper* Chrome Grille ��� Headliner  and Insulation ��� Light Group ��� Convenience Group  Ready to go: Qmg ��%  tf\ mfXmfk**  Name park now  Editor's note: The following letter has been received for puNica-  ttoa.  Honourable Mayor Diane Strom  Last year there was much  discussion regarding the naming1  of the newly purchased waterfront park. It was decided to  wait until the land was put to  use before deciding on a name.  At that time, considering  myself to be a long time resident, I signed a petition urging  the use of 'Winegarden' for that  name. Many letters were sent to  council asking that in keeping  with the policy of naming  streets, roads, parks, etc., after  the pioneering families, that a  good choice for this park be  'Winegarden'.  I understand that all submissions regarding the naming have  been put on file. Now that the  park will be in use by the SC  Maritime Historical Society,  may the file be opened and the  matter be dealt with?  Again may I remind council  that Arnold Winegarden and  Emma Jane Gibson, daughter  of the founders, were childhood  sweethearts in Ontario and were  married here soon after George  Oibson and family pre-empted  land. Part of what is now the  waterfront park was at one time  owned by Arnold and Emma  Winegarden. Their families still  flourish throughout the area.  The late Maude Winegarden  Fisher is directly connected to  the Fishers of Gower Point and  Gertrude Winegarden Corlett  owned the land adjacent to and  now park of the park. Ted  Winegarden, the only remaining  son of Arnold and Emma Jane  Winegarden was bom in Gibsons. Now in his 87th year, he  and his family still live in the  town.  May I ask that council now  give the matter their attention  and also ask that others write to  express their opinions?  Linda Moscley  More letters  on Page 17  SuperCab4x4,V-8  with Air Conditioning  5.0 L V-8 ��� Deluxe Tu-Tone ��� Cruise Control ��� Till Wheel ��� AM/  FM Cassette w/clock ��� Cloth Trim ��� 5-srxl^lanual Transmission  ��� Sport Wheel Covers ��� Step Bumper ��� Chrome Grille ��� Headliner  and Insulation ��� Light Group ��� Convenience Group  Ready to go: Q**g ��f\ >W/\ /\ *  F-1504x4,V-8  Light Group ��� convenience i muip  *19,700  Include* Freight Ir Air Excise Taw  .">.(! I. 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White Rock  Ocesn Pirk Ford  Cf rhg-fc  South Coast Ford Saki Ltd. Coast News, January 15,1990  9 New computers may be the fashionable development In education but these Gibsons youngsters are  I perhaps learning something at least as Important - the care of the environment. A program Initiated by  ;: the Roberts Creek Food Co-op sees paper collected by school maintenance trucks, pictured here, aad  J taken to Vancouver by Kevin Hdenlus of Hctenlus Timber Products. -ftsn BmtMe pMo  \ Trustees get demonstration of  ; computer revolution In schools  by Rose Nicholson  There is a revolution going on  right under our noses, but most  adults, at least those over 40,  don't even know it's happening.  This was evident at the  January 9 School Board  meeting. John Clements,  teacher at Chatelech and computer co-ordinator for School  District 46, and Tom Roberts,  math and drafting eacher at  Chatelech, gave a demonstration for trustees of the way  computers are being used in  district schools.  Roberts showed trustees how  a program called Computer  Assisted Drafting (CAD) is  changing the way drafting is  taught to high school students.  After about one hour of instruction in CAD, a student is  able to turn out a very professional looking drawing. Under  the old system, it may have  taken several months for a student to develop the skills and  eye/hand co-ordination to  achieve the same result.  "About 80 per cent of the  drafting jobs in BC call for experience in CAD," said  Roberts. "These skills are used  in architecture, topography,  mechanical engineering and  many phases of industry."  "Will all drafting be done on  computers?" asked Trustee  Maureen Clayton.  "I don't think it will ever  come to that," replied Roberts.  "The manual skills will always  be important, and there will  always be situations where computers are not available."  John Clements gave a demonstration of leading edge  computer technology called  'HyperCard', which he said, "is  somewhere between programming language and a data base."  HyperCard can be used in a  wide variety of applications.  Students are using it to study  English, science, social studies  and many other subjects.  HyperCard, an Apple Macintosh program, differs from the  more conventional computer  programs in that it stores information on a compact disk instead of a floppy disk. The information is stored optically,  rather than magnetically. This  means that the storage capacity  of the disk is far greater than on  the older systems.  "You could put the entire  Grober Encyclopedia on a compact disk," said Clements, "and  the disk would be less than half  full. It has sound and scanning  capabilities and can do searches.  For instance, if you wanted to  look up Beethoven in the encyclopedia, you could bring up  all the information on him, see  his picture and even hear some  of his music."  Clements and Roberts told  trustees that computer technology has changed many of the  ways students were taught in the  past. Computer skills are taught  during classes in other subjects,  because the students are accessing information on the computers. "We're using a lot of  the Year 2000 concepts right  now," said Clements.  But Clements and Roberts  had some words of caution for  trustees. A new ruling by the  Ministry of Education that all  Business Education courses  must be taught on computers by  next year will mean that the present computer labs at Elphinstone and Chatelech will not be  available for other courses, so  both of those schools will have  to have two labs.  Other ministry requirements  that administrative records be  computerized means that principals and secretarial staff must  be computer literate. Much of  the administrative work in the  district is done on computers,  but there is no standardization  of the system so if staff move  from one school to another,  they have to be retrained.  Howe Sound no dump  The SCRD's Environmental  Task Force is asking all local  governments to petition the  federal government to take  Howe Sound off its list as an  ocean dumping site.  The recommendation is a result of a letter received regarding cadmium contamination in  the Sound.  "Basically, if an area is deemed to be more polluted than the  waste to be dumped, it continues to get dumped," said  SCRD Director Jim Gurney.  Squamish, West Vancouver,  Lillooet and the Islands Trust  will also be approached to take  part in the protest.  In a separate discussion of  Howe Sound at the Task  Force's meeting January 12,  Gibsons Alderman Ken Collins  suggested the political bodies  concerned should also "convert  the attitude that the Sound be  used as a recreational, not commercial area."  The Task Force will contact  area governments regarding the  formation of a Howe Sound  Development Strategy,  Victoria Eileen McKibbin of West Sechelt  has graduated from McGill University, Montreal  and has received her degree in Bachelor of Arts  Honours. Her parents, Warren and Kathleen  McKibbin, are joining with family today to  celebrate the convocation.  Computer training is still not  a requirement for teacher training at UBC or Simon Fraser  Universities, so new teachers are  arriving in the district with very  little computer skills. There is a  teacher training program here  that is presently working with  about 20 teachers, but more is  needed.  Much of the computer equipment in the district is now about  eight years old, "and that's old  by computer standards," said  Clements. "We need to take a  look at standardization and at  updating our equipment."  "How do we compare with  other districts?" asked Trustee  Shawn Cardinall.  "We're about average,"  replied Gements, "but we  could do a lot better."  HSPP  fees  debated  by Dave Fraser  Two directors with the Sunshine Coast Regional District  (SCRD) disagree whether a  building permit fee to be charged to Howe Sound Pulp and  Paper Limited is fair and  equitable.  Causing the controversy is a  proposed adjustment to the  SCRD's fee schedule for construction of projects exceeding  $5 million dollars in value. It is  suggested that the new Port  Mellon pulp mill, with an  estimated value of almost $49  million, be charged $64,250.  "It's an enormous tax concession," said Area A Director  Gordon Wilson, pointing out  that if based on normal fees the  pulp mill would be required to  pay in excess of $200,000, "far  less in per unit taxation than  comparable pulp mills in the  province."  But Area E Director Jim  Gurney disagreed. "We tried to  come up with a different rate  for industrial buildings over $5  million in value that was fair  and equitable."  Gurney noted that because  the industrial buildings are not  habitable structures but basically empty steel structures the  amount of work required by the  regional district's inspection  staff is much reduced.  The new fee schedule, contained in a proposed amendment to the Sunshine Coast  Regional District Building and  Plumbing Amendment By-law  No. 126, would charge industrial buildings greater than  $5 million in value $1 per $1000  of building value plus a base  amount of $23,250.  The matter was referred to  the SCRD Finance Committee  for further consideration.  It's our Year End  and we want to  Reduce Inventory  120%  50%  i  i  OFF  ;     FRAMES  ! CAMERA BAGS  MORE  I  Sale Ends Jan. 31/90  Ron & Sharon Webber  )PuW��i  m  886-4945  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons  flnu UJO.U uou Slice it  the Classifieds bring results  ��      I       *      4      t      I  . , .��� )  I  George    in    Gibsons  Coast News, January 15,1990  AIDS and the young  by George Cooper, 886-8520  We needed another survey,  did we? Of youth and what they  know of AIDS?  Health and Welfare Canada  thought so and in 1988 commissioned a survey of Canadian  youth across the country to see  what they know and don't  know, and then to develop programs to deal with the prevention of the spread of the disease.  Some significant revelation of  Canadian youths' attitudes,  behaviours, and lack of knowledge and concerns in disease  prevention came out of this  survey, a survey in which a  research group out of Queens  University interviewed 38,000  young people.  Those selected for interview  came from students in Grades 7,  9 and II, and the first year college or university, and from  street kids.  To the researchers a definition of street kids was one small  part of those who actually lived  on the street, a greater part of  those thai ran away from supervision from time to time, and a  third pari of those lhat lived at  home and went to school yet  spent a good deal of time on the  slreel (curb kids).  From l heir responses the con-  EHH  January  mmm  up to $60 off  on Selected Fashions  is Out Our  Bargain Rack - $30  Just for yog;  FASHION BOUTIQUE  Gibsons Landing   886-2470  Black Spaniel  "TOMMY"  Missing Dec. 24th irom  Gibsons Animal Hospital.  If you have seen the dog,  please call B86-8432 or  886-7313.  Reward $100  Final  WINTER  WsS.  w>  30% -  &illifS & latt  :lusion was obvious that the  young value sexual experience  more than chastity. Changing  sexual morals now allow former  taboo words like 'condom' to  be freely used.  One quarter of the Grade 9's  and three quarters of the college  students surveyed had had sexual intercourse, and of these  many had had a great number  of partners.  The great majority of these  students did not use condoms  nor think there was any need for  such protection. Their greatest  fear was pregnancy not disease.  To them AIDS and STDs  (Sexually Transmitted Diseases)  happen only to other people.  Although they know how HIV,  the AIDS virus, is transmitted,  they seem 10 know nothing of  the protection condoms and/or  spermicides provide. In this  regard, because of their greater  use of alcohol and drugs, the  street kids are al high risk of  disease.  If there is no marked change,  say the researchers, AIDS will  continue ils epidemic spread  throughout the country. Present  behaviour which has no regard  for protection permits the rapid  spread of infection.  Now in fear of AIDS, many  community leaders advocate  restraint in sexual behaviour,  but youth "does not get the  message, or does not agree, or  cannot change its behaviour."  Since sexual intercourse is  highly valued by youth, there is  next to no support for abstinence among them. Sexual intercourse is only acceptable to  many when there is a loving  relationship - but not in the  form of marriage. In general,  students said intercourse  without love was not satisfying.  Behavioural change must be  the goal of any education whose  purpose is lo prevent the spread  of AIDS and STDs. Many  youth, for instance, still think  of it as a disease that only affects homosexuals.  And who will carry out this  edcucation? The school,' par\ ,,  ents, medical experts? Televf-  sion? ����� i <���  Most youth said Ihe little they  had learned of AIDS came by J  way of television but many  others suspected the motives of  television stations. To them  television was not their preferred source. The other'-'three  sources of information were the  preferred ones.  "We don't believe all we hear  because the media uses AIDS to  sell their programs and papers."  (male: Grade 11).  "Teachers don't know  enough about AIDS - they are  like the average person. Some  of them should become informed and leach us about it."  (male: college).  Education will come none too ���  soon. Young people are worried. "If you're sleeping wilh  someone, you're kind of sleeping with everyone they've slept  with. Il's scary." (female:  university).  Besides facing a fatal communicable disease now epidemic, Canadians are in moral  and social crisis where individual rights conflict with the  protection of the public's  health.  Is it time to set the pendulum  swinging away from the present  permissive attitude towards  some conservative standards of  behaviour in the whole com- ���  munity? And in the family?  You don't really think a program giving out protection information will alone save us  from this destructive epidemic,  do you?  Preventive  workshop  Parents   as   Preventors,   a  seminar designed for parents  will take place in Elphinsione's  school cafeteria on January 29 i  at 7 pm.  The workshop will emphasize  the central role parents play in  influencing their children lo  make healthful choices regarding such issues as alcohol and  drug use.  It covers the scope of alcohol  and other drug problems among  young people as well as specific  ways in which parents can (  reduce the risk of involvement  with alcohol and drugs by their  children.  While the focus is on prevention  and  health promotion,  some of the ways in which:  parents can cope with the ex-i.  isting problem are also discuss-,  ed. 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MMaatte Coast News, January 15,1990  Sechelt  Seniors  In this 1940's photo of the heart of Roberts Creek, the school bus shop Is where the retail shops are  now, and looking towards the car Is Hall Road where Roberts Creek Elementary now b. There aren't  many logs thb size to be found in Roberts Creek anymore. ���pkoto courtesy Jack stow  1  Roberts    Creek  ���  A Creeker looks back  by Bev Cranston  "All the old characters are  pretty well cleaned out now."  sighed Jack Stone of Flume  Road in Roberts Creek. What  does he mean by this? He's still  around, has been for a long  time and probably will be to see  the turn of a century and some.  This old character has lived in  the same small and comfy house  since 1950 when for $275 he  purchased one acre on what is  now prime Roberts Creek property. At this time there were  less than 10 houses on Flume  Trail, which was only a path to  the beach and Beach Avenue.  The highway was no more  than a gravel 'donkey trail', as  some like to call the Coast  Highway.  Everyone used to do their  best to be self-sufficient at this  time, with big vegetable  gardens, chickens, cows, etc.  Apparently Lockyer Road was  a veritable 'Richmond delta' for  vegetables and mixed farming.  If you needed it, the old  horsedrawn truck would stop  twice a week at the top of Flume  hill and blow his horn to let all  know he was there. He carried  everything from bread and veggies to hardware.  Sunshine Ridge  765 School Road, Gibsons  Spacious mult-level townhouses  Priced from s82,900 to s92,900  PHASE 1   60% Sold  PHASE 11 Now Selling  Open 1 ��� 4 Weekends.  Marketed by Lisa Keller        886-4680  MONTREAL TRUST 278-8181  Hans Ounpuu Construction  A Division of Twin Oaks Realty Ltd.  /  HIRED EQUIPMENT  REGISTRATION  The Ministry ol Transportation and Highways in the  Howe Sound District is compiling Its Hired Equipment  List and advises all persons or companies wishing to  have their rentable equipment such as trucks, back-  hoes, loaders, excavators, graders, rollers, scrapers, or  tractors listed, that they should contact the District Office at 1016 Seamount Way, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0.  Previously listed equipment must be pre-reglstered.  Current policy will not permit the hiring of equipment  that is not registered with the Ministry. This Ministry  will be hiring local equipment (where available) for projects in their area.  Deadline for registration In the District is March 31,  1990. Applications received after this date will be added  to the bottom of Hiring priority lists, and consequently  may not receive a share of the available work.  R.J. Jones  District Hlghwayi Manager  Howe Sound Diatrlct  JQI  Province ol  Britlah Columbia  Ministry ol Transporatlon  and Highways.  QUALITY.  CAR  CARE  ���PRIVATE & Commercial  Vehicle Inspections  ���Skilled, Accredited Mechanics  ^^^^TSpecialists  ���Courtesy Cars Available  ���Select Used Cars & Trucks  (Financing Available)  For Carefree Driving call the Professionals at  SUNCOAST  MOTORS  K-e��  1117Sunshine Coast Hwy    ��.��, Q04Q  Gibsons-near Pratt    oOO'OaCl O  And believe it or not, these  folks had electricity by 1951.  Jack says all you had to do was  dig your own holes, put in the  posts and you were hooked up  -right to the bottom of Flume.  Roberts Creek was a popular  vacation spot even then with  most people being summer  residents. Jack can recall the  beautiful CP boats docking at  the mouth of Roberts Creek  with 150 people waiting to go  back to Vancouver. It was not  until 1953 that the Black Ball  ferries began their run.  The heart of Roberts Creek.  What a bustling, busy corner it  must have been when the boats  would come in. Seaview Market  was Seaview Market then too,  only smaller. Across the road  where the goon saloon (and  what is now small retail shops),  was where the shop which housed the school busses was  located.  The Creekhouse Restaurant  is on the site of what was  another general store called  Shaws, owned by Matthews and  Wright.  The history, stories and old  photos are still around, just like  the oldtimers, and as long as.  they are here, the stories will still  be told.  If any of you have any interesting stories or photos,  please give me a call at the  Coast News Fridays at  886-2622, so that you can share  it with our other readers.  JOE ROAD  Joe Road in the 'east end' of  Roberts Creek is losing its  treacherous snake bend this  year. I guess it's about time.  Unless you drive a pickup,  you'd hit bottom more than .  once on this washboard turn.  And without a decent size  ditch along one side, the whole  corner would have soon washed  out completely. The machine  work and blasting has been going on for several weeks now.  Windows rattled tremendously  the other day from one of the  charges.  Here's hoping the straightened out access to the highway  and its new blacktop will be an  improvement.  According to the Regional  District, water lines will not be  put in at this time or in the near  future. The reason for this being the large acreage properties  along Joe Road make water  lines unfeasible financially.  If a subdivision ever was  created, that would, however  justify regional water.  BURNS NIGHT  Direct from Scotland himself,  Robert Smith of the Smith  Brothers will be performing at  the legion at their Burns Night  celebration January 20.  Dinner starts at 7:30 pm and  will include haggis and roast  beef. Tickets are on sale now at  Seaview Market at $15 each.  For further information call  885-5556.  Education  Forum  There will be a public forum  tonight (January 15) at  Chatelech Secondary School at  7 pm to discuss the new, Year  2000 educational program.  The forum, hosted by School  District 46, is a continuation of  a previous meeting held before  Christmas.  It is an opportunity for the  public to learn more about the  program and for the Ministry of  Education to get feedback on  the public reaction to the plan.  by Larry Grafton  This week our first vice-  president, Gerry Chailler, has  elaborated further on the proposed health drop-in which is  being planned to take place in  our present hall.  Soon after a health drop-in is  initiated, the next logical step  will be a 'Wellness Workshop',  which constitutes a program  designed to provide participants  with the information, skills and  support to undertake a personal  plan which will aid in maintaining their good health.  As well as self care, the  workshop will cover nutrition,  exercise, stress management and  community communication  abilities.  The format will be information sharing, mini-lectures, exercise, relaxation, nutrition,  general health, weekly support  calls, and of course, a continuation by the participant in the  home.  Crucial aspects of the program centre on skill development, personal empowerment  and mutual support. The  specific objectives of the  Wellness Workshop are as  follows:  1. To develop an awareness  of the factors that influence personal well being.  2. To support each senior in  developing a personal plan for  keeping well.  3. To link seniors with information, resources and support  appropriate to their needs.  4. To develop confidence and  leadership skills so that participants are capable of leading  mutual activities and participating in the community  health action planning process.  Your involvement in the program may be for a number of  different reasons. You may  want to learn to meet the needs  of an elderly person in your  home or an elderly neighbour  that you are 'keeping an eye  on'. The need may also be personal.  The workshop may eventually develop a mutual aid group  for our community. It will also  help to build a shared vision of  health skills to work with one  another.  Later in the program, when  some of the objectives of the  program are reached, participants will probably join in  the regular line of branch activities which include carpet  bowling, five-pin bowling,  cards, exercises, aggravation,  bingo, bridge, etc.  For   further   information  please contact Gerry Chailler at  886-3728.  SPAGHETTI DINNER  There are still a few tickets  left for the Spaghetti Dinner  and entertainment which is being held in our hall on January  27 at 6 pm.  Admission is by ticket only  with a limited number of $5  tickets issued. Further information may be had by phoning  885-2878,885-7792,885-7173 or  885-2759.  niiifimii m*H  The  SYLVIA  Hotel  Make the Sylvia part  of your Vancouver adventure...  Single from $42 Double from $50  Featuring "Sylvia's Restaurant & Bistro"  Bring in this ad and receive a  FREE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST  '    during your slay wilh us!  J  ...Overlooking Vancouver's English Bay  On (he Beach at 1154 Gilford  681-9321  ---*****,, *.,,^, + ,~. + ,~~~~~" + "~ ~~ + ~^~ + **��� J,  NOTICE OP  PUBLIC  MEETING  Proposed development of property  known locally as "Gospel Rock"  A Public Meeting will be held In the Council Chambers at  the Municipal Hall at 474 South Fletcher Road at 7:30 pm  on Tuesday, January 23,1990, to consider Zoning Amendment By-law No. 555-28,1990.  It should be noted that this meeting Is not the statutory required Public Hearing, which is to be advertised to be held  on Thursday, February 1,1990, but It is the Intent of the  Public Meeting on Tuesday, January 23,1990 to represent  an Informational forum to review the proposed amendments ol the Town of Gibsons Zoning By-law No. 555,1986  with respect to the properties legally described as Block 6  & 7, D.L. 842, Plan 6755 (locally known as "Gospel Rock").  The Amending By-law Is proposing the change of zoning of  the subject properties from the existing Single-Family  Residential Zone 4 (R-4) to the proposed Single-Family  Residential Zone 1 (R-1).  All members of the public who deem their Interests to be  affected by this proposed rezonlng are invited to attend  this informational meeting.  Rob Buchan  MUNICIPAL PLANNER & APPROVING OFFICER  HOT DEAL  When your aging electric water heater  packs it in, B.C. Hydro will help you  to bate it replaced by a more energy-  efficient one.  Conwn a a natural gas water  heaterandB.C. Hydro along with  your gas company will, through an  awhorued installer, give you an  immediate discount of $150.  If me is not available in your  aiw.uSepuidust of an energy-  saving electric water healer will earn  you a $20 rebate."  It> a move that will save you  cash. Up front. And on your  monthly electric bill, year alter year.  Plus, it will help alow die ever-  growingttanaiidonourwhiable  hydroelectric resource.  Herrt your chance to be ftwer  Sman. To enjoy cash savings now.  And the good life electricity brings,  for years to come.  Clip Ihe appropriate reminder  and tape it to yew aging water heater  and when the time comes, take ad-  vantage of these hot cab back deals.  BChydro 0  ���"gas heater conversion-!  $150 discount reminder  Conven vow ptieni electric *������>*  heatnuniarideiYicyanunrriediMe  ���wtnaofiaSO.  Wraulkrtatheclitiils.  ELECTRIC WATER HEATER  $20 REBATE REMINDER  Furchae an enenry-atvma dectric  1MB Inter mi get a $20 MUM fan  RC. Hydro.  YcwifiullerlwiJiedeuala.  ' tlWrjta���a��cilrii��lr��(i��C<��>ir*��  oftn OaitnMairmll.il mm )����� t,  IsnrtoaahMar/ll.rm  (Wy<aiMlMWtYiwiSii''Rw*H Sum ���bn  mm*by ���latrawra wgMmnM  $ Coast's lack of accommodation  Sechelt Chamber tackles problem  Coast News, January 15,1990  In response to the concern expressed by many local tourist  accommodators regarding the  possible lack of available accommodation for visitors to the  Sunshine Coast this summer,  the Sechelt Chamber is instituting a registry of accommodation available to people  coming to the Coast to work on  Duck stops traffic  Traffic drew to a halt at dusk  on busy Cowrie Street in Sechelt  last Thursday and there was a  backup of cars in both directions.  The culprit was one small  white and black duck which had  somehow become lost on the  main street and was too scared  to make a getaway.  When attempts were made to  catch him, he would fly at car  level and land on the road in  front of yet another car. It was  quite some time before some  pedestrians were able to chase it  off to safer territory, and we  can only hope that it may have  found its way back to the marsh  from whence it possibly came.  major projects, such as the mill  and pipeline.  In order to do this the  Chamber would like to hear  from anyone in the community  who is interested in providing  room and board or renting out  a room, basement, trailer,  camper...the Coast is facing an  accommodation crisis this year.  If visitors are turned away  they may not return in the  future when the economy is not  so buoyant. If the community  can assist in providing alternative accommodation for our  visiting workers, this crisis may  be averted.  Please call the Chamber office at 885-3100 if you can help,  or drop off or mail a brief  description of accommodation  available, with prices, to the  Chamber office at 5509 Shorn-  cliffe, next to the elementary  school, Box 360, Sechelt, B.C.  The Sechelt Chamber is also  interested in hearing from  anyone planning on setting up a  Bed & Breakfast so that we can  add it to our B&B Registry.  Please include a brief description and a couple of photos.  KIDS  Trail Bay Centre Mall, Sechelt  Sweaters       Of|0/  Cord Pants    OU VO  Winter Jackets     OFF  885-5255  CENTRE HARDWARE  , , l ( /VU Y0UR L0TT0 ST0RE  ~ (iwMnt)  rceLEBiUT.0N J  Madeira  Park  Shopping  Centre  883-9914  SERVING PENDER  HARBOUR &  EGMONT  Pender Patter  Wildlife meeting  ' iMmmmeeet^L^Mmlameei  "jaB^^a^^ ^���"���aw TBPa1*  Continues  at  Brooks & Miller  885-2923  mnd  Sale  Levolot  Blind  Sale  Levolot  Blind  Sale  Levolot  l$ltnd  Sale  by Myrtle Winchester, M3-9099  At this week's Pender Harbour and District Wildlife  Society meeting (details in the  Notice Board) Joanne Dickson  will explain, accompanied by  slides, the activities of the Sunshine Coast Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre.  Halfmoon Bay wildlife artist  Cindy Rudolph will also be present with a selection of her  prints.  The meeting is open to  everyone interested in our area's  wildlife, and those attending are  asked to bring their own mug.  Refreshments will be served.  AQUATIC CENTRE  The Pender Harbour Aquatic  Centre has hired a new pool  director to replace Robi  Petraschuk, who will be pursuing other career interests on a  more full-time basis.  The new director, Marie  Bisson-Montpetit, will be com  ing from Edmonton with her  four daughters and husband, a  computer hardware technician.  DOWNTOWN  This is the last week to have  your personal ideas and suggestions become part of the  Madeira Park Downtown Re-  vitalization Project.  All information received will  be compiled for next week's  Pender Harbour and Egmont  Chamber of Commerce meeting, and a plan for revitalization  will be formulated from them.  Please provide your ideas on  paper, either your own or the  questionnaire available at the  Paper Mill.  BARGAIN BARN  The Bargain Barn thrift store  will re-open on January 18 with  reduced prices on children's  clothing and men's shirts.  They cannot accept any  donations of clothing until the  end of February.  The Baby-Sitters  Club 1990 Calendar  With over 75 stickers and  a reusable Wipe-Off Board.  Reg. $11.95  SALE'S98  AH Other Calendars 50% off  Egmont News  ^Trvinei  landing  fffari;ne<pub  We Will Be Closed Until ApriM  We look forward to seeing all  our Friends & Customers  again in the spring.  Martin & Pam Menzies,  Managers.  Boaters: Moorage available while you visit with us.  By water, conveniently located at the Chevron dock  at the mouth of Pender Harbour.  By road, follow the 'Irvlnes Landing' signs.  %v  883-1145   Quiet in Egmont  by Dixie Percy   883-9206  If anything happened in Eg-,  mont last week, I didn't hear  about it so I guess everything  has settled into 'post holiday  syndrome'. Considering all the  bad news you hear of in other  places, no news is good news.  Looks like it's time to check  on the antifreeze. While I'm at  it I think I'll pick up a windshield scraper. So I don't end up  freezing my hand and cracking  the less valuable plastic cards in  my wallet. Blood donor cards  have come in very handy on  frosty mornings. Also, inspite  of Vera's efforts to avoid accidents, every year the Egmont  Dock seems to claim a victim.  Please be careful walking on the  dock and use the handrail on  the ramp.  Looking for somewhere to  spend a little time and even less  money? Drop by the Egmont  Thrift Store on Wednesdays for  everything from fresh eggs to  bags of bargain fashions. You  never know what you'll find.  The January Egmonster Birthday List finally made it my  way and, in the spirit of better  Ike than never, here it is: Happy Birthday to Britt Grydland,  Sherrie Higgins, Crystal White,  Colleen Jensen, David Jensen,  Lisa O'Neil, Kenny Sharpe,  Rob Eutenier, Bob Rivard,  Stewart, and Kristi Hately, Kelly and Rob Kneipkamp, Sheel-  agh Vaughan, Gunnar Gjerdin,  Daniel Gray, Emily Gray and  R.K. who wishes to remain  anonymous.  SHOW OFF YOUR MODELING SKILLS  MODEL BUILDING  CONTEST  ��� 24 PRIZES  ��� JUNIOR AND SENIOR DIVISIONS  ��� 4 CLASSES OF MODEL JUDGING  HAVE FUN BUILDINO A KIT AND  COMPETE FOR PRIZES, TOO!  CONTEST STARTED Monday. Oec. 25  JUDGING ON Saturday, Feb. 17 al Trail Bay Cenlre Mall  complete contest rules and entry forms  available with any kit purchased at  Mountain Coast Hobbies  5648 Dolphin St., Serhell  (Across from the RCMP)  Phone Ernie at the Shop  885-7122  VLASSIFIEI] ADS  (OLD CASH  ��50  When your aging fridge finally  quits, B.C. Hydro will rebate you  $50 on the purchase of an energy-  saving one.  lis a move that will save you  cash. Up front. And down the  road, with significant savings on  your monthly electric bill. (Statis-  tics show that the new energy-  saving models can represent a  typical laving of$300 or more over  the life of the fridge compared to  less efficient models.)  Plus, your purchase will help  slow the ever-growing demand  on our valuable hydroelectric  resource.  Here's your chance to be  Rarer Smart. To enjoy cash savings  now. And the good life electricity  brings, for years to come.  BC hydro O  ["ENERGY-SAVING FRIDGE i  1   $50 REBATE REMINDER '  '        Clip and save this reminder '  I to ask your appliance dealer I  | which fridges qualify for the |  I $50 rebate. Or call B.C. Hydro i  , toll-free 1-80O-663-O431. .  ��� Offer valid on lurch.*, mad. Juw I. I W��  |   Ihrouah March 51,1WI (MyrcfriarruonrMvir.  ���nprrjvcd tncrliuidc numhmaulilv  v  dp  ^  The Opening Of  ������n  ���mmKaliniMjtCmmm:  SECHELT RADIATORS  Complete Cooling System Service Centre  Autos ��� Trucks ��� Tractors ��� Industrial  Prompt Service, Quality Built Recores, All Guaranteed  Ask about our Pick Up and Delivery Service  OPEN SIX DAYS A WEEK  MON. - SAT.  We Repair ��� Install New & Used Rads ��� Gas Tanks ���  Heater Cores ��� Pumps ��� Plastic & Aluminum Rads ���  Transmission Coolers ��� All related Parts to keep you  and your Auto cool.  5580 Wharf Street  Phone James -  Licensed  Radiator Mechanic  We give Free Estimates & Inspection  v  mmmmtmwmmmt Coast News, January 15,1990  More highway improvements planned  As the Sunshine Coast  Highway improvement project  between Secret Cove and Wood  Bay nears completion, plans are  being made to extend the project to complete another two to  three kilometres north towards  Pender Harbour.  As with the current phase of  the project, the upcoming phase  will provide employment for  residents of the area by means  of the "day labour" method of  contracting.  With day labour, smaller  contractors are hired by the  Department of Highways to  work on separate parts of the  project, rather than a general  contractor taking over the  whole project.  In an area like the Sunshine  Coast, a major job going to a  general contractor could mean  that an off-coast contractor is  awarded the project, and that  the contractor would hire most  workers for the job from off-  coast.  Mackenzie District MLA  Harold Long told the Coast  News that he wants to see the  whole highway completed by  day labour, and that the most  effective way is by having the  work done in small chunks, no  longer than three kilometres.  Unconfirmed reports say that  the Secret Cove to Wood Bay  phase of the project will be  completed several hundred  thousand dollars under budget.  ftjrf&  #f#/KERN'S  *k&  Uli Lucas attends to the last customer to be served al Ihe historic  Halfmoon Bay Post Office. There has been a post office near the  head of the wharf In Halfmoon Bay since the late 1800's.  H.ilfmoon B.iy Hiippcnincj:  35th Anniversary  Beaver Island  GROCERY  Pizza, Subs, Video Games  883-2108  Enjoy a Day of Business, Leisure  and Shopping In  VENICE NORTH  (Pender Harbour Has It  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  In February of this year the  Halfmoon Bay branch of St.  Mary's Hospital Auxiliary will  be celebrating the 35th anniversary of its founding.  The first meeting was held on  February 15, 1955 and the  organization has grown steadily  throughout the years. For  several years now the meeting  place has been at the Welcome  Beach Community Hall on  Redrooffs on the second Monday of each month.  If anyone has any old pictures or articles regarding the  auxiliary it would be appreciated if you would give Jean  Mercer a call at 885-5565 or  Allison Steele at 885-3973, as  plans are underway for a book  of the history of the Halfmoon  Bay Hospital Auxiliary.  POST OFFICE FIASCO  Residents of the Halfmoon  Bay area got quite a shock  when, on January 9 they received notification that on the  following day, there would no  longer be a postal service at the  B&J Store.  .-'���'���   r.-'-k  AUTOMOTIVE  Pender Harbour Diesel  AUTO, MARINE & INDUSTRIAL  PARTS  883-2616  (v^V��)Bui,din9  C/\J^��)   Supplies  883-9551  HOME/.^U  BUILDING CENTRE  Tom Toolery Ltd.  Sales, Services & Rentals  883-9114  CIHIHl HARDWARZ  hardware  housewares  tackle /:_*"*��  paint  883-9914N  FOODUNER  "Check our Flyer"  ^Kentnar Q)r  lentnar 'JJrapenes  i Nf EDIEC RAFT SUPPLIES  883-2274  SUNSOFT ELECTRONICS  ft VIDEO RENTALS  883-2988  Jk MARINA  PHARMACY  883-2888  PENDER HARBOUR  CHEVRON  Complete Auto Repair  24 HOUR TOWING  883-2392  C0AIOEWI  In Pender Harbour Centre  883-9099  aCwue'o RESORT  BOAT RENTALS  0  AIR  883-2456  Pender Harbour  Community Club  BINGO  Evtry Thundiy  7:00 pm  Pender Harbour Community Hall  PENDER HARBOUR  GOLF COURSE  Visitors Welcome  '/i M. North ol Garden B.iy Rd.,  Hwy. 101 883-9541  ���Royal Canadian Legion  ��  Bum Ii II2  KITCHEN OPEN MON - SAT  HARBOUR INSURANCE  AGENCIES LTD.  883-2794  PENDER  HARBOUR  CREDIT  UNION  883-9531  Pender Harbour & District  MEDICAL HEALTH CENTRE  883-2764  Pender Harbour  Realty LTD.  883-9525  fax: 883-9524  HUGH W.JONES  Lawyer  883-9525  Oak Tree Mariwf  Open 7 days a week  10 am ��� 8 pm  3,oAn CKtnMt'��  Marina w  IOIAI SHOTTING  7 Days . Week  All Ctwiton Products  883-2253  PROFESSIONAl  SERVICES  BONNIE MURRAY  Accountant  883-2857  PROFESSIONAL  CONFIDENTIAL  ��� Word processing  Fax service  Answering service  883-9911  CONTRACTORS  883-9046  eahorse  onstruction  Indian Isle  Construction  Backhoe & Dumptruck  Service  883-2747 or 883-2730  , Roofing  883-9303  ��indole  Tar t Creel. SkoAee. Sklrigiei.  m.u��l aooli. Torch On, Duroldi  Peninsula Power S.  Cable Ltd.  Hind * tow Vidian* Power Unrt  Outdoor Sub-Station*  883-2218  Ray Hansen Trucking  L Contracting  Gravel, Clearing  Septic Systems  883-9222  MOBILE HOMES  New end Uied - Imtint Housing  883-9338 or 580-4321 (call collect)  Miss Sunny's Heir Boutique  883-2715  MARINE     SERVICES  HARBOUR BOAT TOPS  883-2929  Tops, Tarps & Covers  Upholstery & Repairs  Located at Headwater Marina  Madeira Marina  PROPERTY   .  MANAGEMENT  ft MAINTENANCE  {Truck & Equipment Available)  Divt Howell 883-2969  C  like  YOUR NAME  llvrel  Tlafl ���MnaMaM  in Pender Harbour Centre  Mon-Fri. 883-9099  883-2266  Garden Bay  Hotel  Sutherland  Sales * Service ltd.  883-1119  y  ' Pub. Watarrront RMUurant. Mooraa>. Air  Chartarn. Flehuuj Charters, Bike Rentals  ���M-MT4 tub  MS-MU HiUur.ni  Prntkr Harbetir  Restaurant  Cn.di.ri & Chinese Cuisine  883-2413  HEADWATER MARINA ltd.  Ways, Hi-Pressure Washing,  ���     * Vear-Round Moorage  883-2406  It was an even greater shock  to learn that those of us who  live on the Halfmoon Bay half  of Redrooffs have been instructed to use the Buccaneer  Marina outlet for our 'call for'  items such as registered letters  and parcels.  Despite the fact that residents  had already declared their opposition to this at a meeting in  December when a request was  made for a period of time to be  granted before final decisions  were reached, Canada Post  went ahead and did it anyway.  While Buccaneer Marina may  prove to be convenient for some  residents, there are many in the  Halfmoon Bay area, particularly elderly people, who don't  drive, who are against any move  away from the B&J Store.  This location was convenient  in that it was within walking  distance from their homes. The  sad thing about all this is the  fact that people are asked for  input, they turn out in force to  give same, and are then completely ignored.  GOOD WISHES  On a happier note now. Happy birthday and all good wishes  to Eva Lyons on Redrooffs,  who on January 10 celebrated  her 90th birthday. I know that I  speak on behalf of all of Eva's  good friends and neighbours in  passing on these good wishes to  a fine resident of our area.  Also there's a 'too young'  looking couple to be celebrating  their Golden Wedding anniversary on January 13. George and  Marg Carpenter of Redrooffs  must surely have got married  when they were only nine years  old.  A family gathering was held  in North Vancouver for the occasion. Congratulations and  wishes for many more happy  years to you both from all of us.  WELCOME HOME  A welcome home greeting to  a special Redrooffs lady. Mary  Shannon returned home from  warmer southern climates this  week. Mary is happy to be  home and we are just as happy  to have her back with us again.  BOTTLES FOR BROWNIES  The Halfmoon Bay Brownie  Pack are having a bottle drive  next Saturday, January 20 from  10 am to I pm. If you have a  fair amount of empties and  would like to have them picked  up, please given Glenys a call at  885-9868. Proceeds go to a good  cause, helping raise funds for  Brownie camps and activities.  Give your support and have  some ready when they call by.  BLACK WEDNESDAYS  As we all know, Wednesday  is garbage collection day where  we live. But for those who don't  know, it is pretty obvious when  driving along Redrooffs on a  Wednesday morning.  The number of households  with plastic garbage bags instead of decent containers on  the side of the road is  unbelievable in this day and  age. The crows have a heyday  ripping them apart and  spreading the mess around.  Time to smarten up and prevent  this mess.  IMPORTANT MEETING  There will be a meeting of the  utmost importance this Thursday at the new Halfmoon Bay  School to which everyone is asked to attend. The time is at 7 pm  and the subject is the Halfmoon  Bay Post Office closure.  Mr. Ray SkeUy will be in attendance at well as a Post Office representative, CUPW official, and hopefully coverage  by TV and radio stations from  Vancouver.  It is essential that residents  turn out in force to express their  views. Coast News, January 15,1990  SUPPORT  HOWARD WHITE  FORMLA  Howard White,  candidate for the NDP nomination in Powell River-Sunshine Coast  FACT: The NDP is heavily favoured to win this riding whenever the next provincial  election is called. This means the MLA who will represent us for the next term will  likely be decided by the outcome of the NDP nomination race ��� and this is taking  place RIGHT NOWI If you want a say in the choice, you must obtain an NDP  membership immediately. By the end of the month it may be too late.  FACT: Howard White is a quality candidate, a lifelong Coast resident, a bestselling  author and nationally respected leader of the publishing industry who many feel  would become a cabinet minister in an NDP government ��� but it is up to us to get  him to Victoria first.  FACT: A powerful voice in the inner circles of government could mean great things  for this riding ��� better ferry service including a late sailing, a decent highway, a  clean environment, an affordable housing program, modern well-equipped schools,  expanded parks and recreational facilities, meaningful job creation, forest and fish  stock rebuilding ��� Howard White is committed to all this and more.  FACT: It has been over 50 years since our riding had an MLA from the Sunshine  Coast end. In past, the Powell River end had a big edge in population, but this is no  longer the case. The two areas are now about equal, and the south is growing much  faster. With all this change, wouldn't this be a good time to have a bright, energetic  resident from the south coast in Victors? Wouldn't this be a good way to raise our  profile and put an end to the neglect this area has suffered for so many years.?  NOW IS A TIME FOR CHANGE!  BUT: We must unite behind Howard's campaign fast to make it happen. As the nomination race began there were  approximately 500 party members in the riding, with almost equal numbers in the Powell River and Sunshine  Coast areas. At last report there were approximately 1000 members, still with almost equal numbers in each area.  It's a tight race, and yours could be the vote that makes the difference!  IMPORTANT: Before you can vote for Howard White's NDP candidacy you must obtain an NDP membership  card. The probable cutoff date for memberships is January 30. Once you have a membership, you will be sent a  postal ballot which will enable you to vote by mail.  GET YOUR MEMBERSHIP NOW  For information contact the Howard White campaign representative nearest you:  EGMONT-PENDER HARBOUR: Sylvia Woodsworth 883-9298  SECHELT-ROBERTS CREEK: Kasandra Maidmentt 885-7866  GIBSONS: Doreen Bartley 886-7771  Written Enquiries: Kasandra Maidmentt  Box 1762, Sechelt, B.C. VON SAO  Meet Howard White  Sechelt - The Rockwood Centre  Tuesday, January 16, 7:30 pm.  Gibsons - Elphinstone Cafeteria  Thursday, January 18, 7:30 pm.  Madeira Park ��� Community Hall  Saturday, January 20, 2 ��� 4 pm  Refreshments available at all meetings.  A partial list of individuals supporting Howard White for MLA: Harry Olaussen ��� Don Spragge - Stuart Lambert - Brin Wilson ��� Bill Font ��� Bill Hall - Bill White  ��� Bob Schumacher ��� Bob Thompson - Brett McGillivray - Bruce Woodsworth ��� Capt. John Bunyan - Carl Olsen - Carol Adams ��� Colin Collenzo ��� Dianne  Evans - Donna Shugar -Doreen Bartley - Dot Barker ��� Dudley Dohoo - Edith Daly ��� Glen Gould - Hilary Estergaard - Jay Hamburger-Jean Likes  ��� Jim Bartley - Jim Warnock ��� Joe Harrison - John Stewart - Judy Wilson - Kari Gartig - Kassandra Maidmentt - Ken Barker  ��� Kevin Hellenius ��� Kjell Gartig ��� Linda Olsen - Mel Likes - Norah Hill ��� Pat Font - Paul Murphy ��� Pam La Fave  - Rita Zotoff - Roger Lagasse ��� Shirley Hall - Shirley Thompson ��� Sue Kammerle - Sylvia Woodsworth  and many, many others.  - - - - - - 10.  Coast News, January 15,1990  LEISURE  l^alH  '������mmwLwmm  Hfa  BEI^ ,<^^  \ h  ���.���!:��'  r      I       J  1'" '��� 1  \5fc$j$%$!p  &M^^  -��� ^'"'vi^.  .AV'*^9��*faV,J  L^.-t       . ���-.s'.;. _�� |  '���'ffj^yi-: iiV  ilpMil! ��r ^���#*mmttfr  The sun comes out in January on the Sunshine Coasl and these  Gibsons Elementary School children know exactly how to respond, -Caryl Wordrn photo  King of Safecrackers  Deported  by Peter Trower  Wilson realizes that his  mother is in no position to harbour him for long without some  financial help. He phones  Donald Holliday in Toronto,  hoping for encouraging news on  the manuscripts, the fellow San  Quentin graduate had agreed to  try and market for him.  Holliday, however, has  nothing positive to report.  Wilson attempts to find some  sort of work around London -to  no avail. Jobs are in short  enough supply for men with impeccable records - let alone an  ex-con of international notoriety.  Herb Wilson has no intention  of returning to a life of crime.  He contacts his favourite sister,  Violet, in Chicago. Violet, like  Christina, has remained loyal  and sympathetic over the years.  Married to a successful  businessman, she is not wanting  for money and agrees to lend  her brother enough to get him  back on his feet.  The grubstake from Violet  enables Wilson to purchase an  old car. He puts Christina under  a nurse's care and sets out  across Canada in search of  employment. The quest leads  Wilson all the way to British  Columbia and proves ultimately  fruitless.  The Depression has the whole  country in its grip and jobs seem  virtually non-existent. But the  trip does give Wilson his first  heady glimpse of the West  Coast.  Heartily impressed with the  mountains, the trees, the sea  and the salubrious climate, he  vows to return some day. The  old car is on its last legs. Wilson  sells it in BC and heads east  again by train.  Back at his mother's house in  London, Herb Wilson finally  strikes it lucky. He is hired by a  publication called The Farmer's  Advocate to build circulation  through Ontario.  Wilson, with his polite quiet-  spoken manner, does well as a  salesman. He starts a bank account and begins to plot out a  future for himself.  He has always been fascinated by the South Seas and  determines to save enough  money for a leisurely ocean  voyage to this romantic area of  the world. Then, perhaps, he  will settle down in British Columbia.  Wilson is banking on the  eventual sale of his books to  help finance this venture. But  his plans are about to be rudely  interrupted.  One chilly Sunday morning  on February 11, 1936, Herb  Wilson is enjoying a leisurely  breakfast with his mother. He  has spent a profitable week on  the road and is looking forward  to a relaxing day at home. Just  as he is finishing off a final  piece of toast and marmalade,  there is a sudden authoritative  knock on the door.  Wilson opens it to be confronted by three large men in  dark suits, obviously plainclothes detectives.  "Are you Mr. Herbert Emerson Wilson?" asks one of them,  flashing a badge.  "Why, yes. What's this all  about?"  "We're from the Toronto  Police Department. I'm afraid  you've been implicated in a major felony. We'll have to ask  you to come along with us."  Wilson is flabbergasted.  "Felony? What sort of  felony?"  "Peddling bogus bonds."  "But 1 know nothing about  any bonds," Wilson splutters.  "That's not the information  we have. In any event, we have  orders to take you back to  Toronto for questioning."  Herb Wilson is mystified but  he knows better than to argue  with cops. "My mother's a  semi-invalid," he tells them.  "I'll have to phone her nurse."  Convinced that the police  have simply made a mistake and  certain he can prove his innocence, Herb Wilson is not  even particularly worried - until  he and his escorts reach the  Main Police Station in Toronto.  Then the whole matter takes  on a much more serious complexion. He is officially charged  with planning the negotiation of  $100,000 worth of fictitious  bonds of the Portland Oregon  Water Company.  "This is ridiculous!" Wilson  protests. "I've never even heard  of the company. On what  grounds can you possibly be  charging me?"  "We have the sworn testimony of your accomplice," the  detective assures.  "We already have him in  custody."  "Accomplice! What accomplice?"  "Did you not serve time in  San Quentin Penetentiary with  a man named Donald  Holliday?"  "Why, yes. Holliday's been  acting as my literary agent.  What's he got to do with this?"  "That's all I'm at liberty to  tell you at present, Mr. Wilson.  You'll find out the rest in court.  Meanwhile you will be lodged in  the Don Jail until bail can be  set. I suggest you get yourself a  good lawyer. You can take him  away, sergeant."  To be continued...  Rhythms  of Life  ^3JW4^  A blue time  by Penny Fuller  In the grey days of a West  Coast January and February,  depression spreads faster than a  bad flu, and everyone seems to  come down with it. It's highly  contagious.  Pluto is moving through the  last six weeks of forward motion before going retrograde  (appearing to move backwards)  beginning February 19. This indicates a critical time for people  born November 8 to 12, May 6  to 10, August 8 to 12, or  February 5 to 9. Much of their  life has been disrupted over the  last year as Pluto formed a difficult aspect to their natal Sun,  and they have been experiencing  a "death process" which is currently reaching a peak in intensity.  This is also true of anyone  who was born when the Moon,  Mercury, Venus or Mars were  sitting around the middle of  Scorpio, Taurus, Aquarius or  Leo. So the chances are good  that even if you aren't going  through a particularly difficult  time, someone you know is.  This is where emotional survival  comes in.  It's not hard to identify people going through a harsh Pluto  transit, even if you don't know  them well. They can be very difficult to be around - very heavy  and intense, and are unlikely to  crack jokes, unless it's laced  with heavy black humour.  If you only know them  casually, you probably just  avoid them, but if this person is  someone you love, you need to  understand what's happening.  I've written quite a bit about  surviving Pluto transits. At this  stage of the process, it's important for friends and family of  people going through that process to have some survival tools.  The best I can do is offer you a  metaphor to work with.  You have walked this person  lo the gates of Hell, and they  have entered, while you are left  standing at the gate. You can't  go in there with them, you can  only wait for them. It's been  awful, and is getting worse.  Please turn to page 14  Gibsons and District  Public Library  GENERAL  MEETING  Up To  50% OFF  All Items In Gallery  ���POSTERS 'CARDS  ���FRAMES 'MATTS  Open ONLY Sat. A Sm  Cloted Febniory  Eagles &  Whales  A Whale Of A  SALE  ?   JANUARY  CLEARANCE  Si  Feb. 6th, 8 pm  Marine Room  WORDOFMOUIH  presented by  College of Dental Surgeons of B.C.  SILVER, GOLD AND WHITE FILLINGS  The development of silver amalgam In the late 1800's was  reason for the dental profession and their patients to celebrate  ��� there was now a practical solution to tooth extraction.  Amalgam, made originally from silver shavings and mercury  which has since been refined, Is a durable filling material that  can be placed conveniently in one appointment, thus keeping  treatment costs down. It remains the filling material of choice  for most decay today.  However, gold fillings still have their place due to the exceptional qualities of the material. Gold filling material has the advantage of being able to expand and contract along with the  tooth so that the vulnerable space between tooth and filling  doesn't become enlarged. Gold fillings won't fracture and are  especially desirable for badly broken down teeth that require  considerable rebuilding.  Both gold and silver fillings have one common drawback:  they are esthetlcally unappealing to the growing fashion-  conscious segment of the population. This Is evidenced by the  Increased Interest by the public in the use of white filling  materials now being offered In dental offices.  The most widely used white filling material Is the composite  resin, made from plastic resin and filler particles of glass,  quartz or similar substances. Although this material looks  good, it has drawbacks. Resins shrink slightly when they  harden In the tooth which can cause gaps at the margin where  the tooth and filling join. Resin bonding agents can fill these  gaps, but the procedure is not without an element of risk. One  danger Is that as the filling contracts, the tooth may become  stressed and form microscopic crack lines. If this happens, the  tooth may become sensitive to hot, cold and chewing pressure.  Dentists accept that silver fillings on front teeth are  esthetlcally undesirable. Indeed, more and more "view" teeth  are being treated with composite fillings. However, for the  reasons above, and because these materials lack the strength  to withstand the chewing forces that back teeth are subjected  to, composite fillings are not generally recommended for the  chewing surfaces of back teeth.  This does not mean that we're destined to have metal fillings forever; advances In dental materials are very Impressive,  and more esthetic filling materials are constantly being  developed. Chances are, though, that there will never be a filling that Is the equivalent to normal healthy tooth material!  Informaion within Ihis column, written by Dr. William McNIece, is not  Intended to diagnose or plan treatment; readers should consult their dentist for Individual dental care. Headers' questions art welcome. Please  write: Word of Mouth, College of Dental Surgeons of B.C., Suite 500,  1765 W. sth Ave., Vancouver, B.C. Vil SC6.  SHOP LOCALLY���  NATIONAL REAL EST  GIBSONS REALTY LTD.  ; No. 886-3753       Sunnycrest Shopping Centre, Gibsons 886-2277 or Toll Fret 682-1513  A***  #��    rw��  %$  ��� ������ ���  Kathi Webster  Gibsons Realty takes great  pleasure in welcoming Kathi  Webster to their professional sales  team. Kathi comes to us with  several years of previous business  experience and looks forward to a  challenging new career in the real  estate industry. She is a warm,  vibrant person and anxiously  awaits attending to your real estate  requirements. Please contact  Kathi at 886-9157 or 886-2277.  <*.  '>������  it  Ronaya Ryon  We are pleased to welcome  Ronaye Ryon to the sales staff of  Gibsons Realty Ltd. She brings a  wide experience of residential real  estate to serve all your needs. She  is particularly interested in seniors'  housing and would be very happy  to help solve any problems. For  honest and conscientious attention to details, please call Ronaye ]  at 886-8590 or 886-2277.  ~2~ "'"=*.*. " 7>V',   ; 7*^  Mfc All the way from Australia  New librarian in Chatelech  Coast News. January 15.1990  11.  by Laura Russell  Chatelech Secondary School  welcomes Jenny Garrels, a  teacher librarian from  Queensland, Australia, who has  come to teach at Chatelech for a  year as a part of a teacher exchange program organized by  the BC Ministry of Education  and the Department of Education in Queensland.  Mrs. Garrels will be taking  the place of Lou Guest,  Chatelech's regular librarian  while Mrs. Guest spends a year  teaching home economics in an  Australian school. To get involved in the program Mrs.  Garrels answered an advertisement put in a local Australian  journal by Mrs. Guest looking  for a teacher and their family  interested in seeing Canada.  It took a lot of planning, but  "We have always wanted to see  North America particularly the  west," says Garrels. The  19-hour flight to Seattle with  stops in Cannes and Hawaii was  a big step for the family as it  was their first time travelling  outside Australia.  Since their arrival here on the  1  L? V^S  \mA  JUrfeHll  '    \  i  3  ttwS^*^^ -*4*^m ii  n ii  ���  i  \ Sill  i mi   ���  i  U        II  JENNY GARRELLS  On Channel 11  TUESDAY, JANUARY 16  7:00 PM  Parliamentary Talkback  We have brought together  our   provincial   and   federal  representatives so that you may  take a co-operative view of  issues pertinent to the Sunshine  Coast. Join Nancy MacLarty  and her guests MP Ray Skelly  and MLA Harold Long for a  lively hour of community television.  8:00 PM  Naldska Plus Two  The War Amps of Canada  Kids  Ski   Team  (CHAMPS)  , makes a return trip to the site of  the 1988 Winter Olympics for  another adventure on the snow.  8:30 PM  Kinsmen Mothers' March  Members of the Gibsons and  District Kinsmen join us in the  studio to discuss this year's  plans  for  the annual  fund-  raising march for the disabled.  Harmony  Hall  by Rankle, 886-3504  The first regular meeting of  OAPO 38 for the new season  and new decade 1990, was held  January 8 with a very good turnout and 11 new members.  These are Ene Falkenberg, Ann  and Bill Sneddon, Margaret and  Lu Daub, Thor Anderson,  Louise and Merrill Bowes,  Ernest Elliott and Pat and Jack  Sadler.  Please phone the co-or-  dinators of the various activities  you are interested in and enjoy  the organization,  As secretary Nor'ah Cox was  ill with a cold, Grace Gilchrist  filled in for her. Get well soon  Nor ah. Also on the sick list are  Kay Lyle in St. Mary's and Ed  Hauka going to Vancouver  General for minor surgery. Get  well wishes to both these  members and hope you will  soon be up and about.  Outgoing president, Ernie  Hume, opened the meeting and  installed the Incoming executive  and directors. It is to be hoped  the new president will receive  support and encouragement  from all members to help make  this a great year.  Gerry Hupe, the new president thanked Ernie Hume for  his time and effort put in on  behalf of the group.  George Withnall spoke on the  New Year's Dance and thanked  all who had any part in helping  i to page 13  THURSDAY, JANUARY 18  7:00 PM  Choosing Wellness  Live Phone-In  Doris Fuller hosts this hour  long phone-in on the topic 'are  you over-drugged?' Join Doris  and her guests Gwen Robertson, Pharmacist Haig Maxwell  and Dr. Jim Petzold for an informative hour of community  television.  8:00 PM  Neighbours  Ed Burritt introduces retired  United Church Minister Stan  Sears.  8:30 PM  School Board Speaks Out  Live Phone-In  Trustee Lynn Champan hosts  a discussion on the Year 2000  curriculum. Lynn and local  educators hope to answer any  questions you may have about  the future of education in  School District 46.  22 of January, Mrs. Garrels,  her husband Alphons and her  children Lauren, 6 and Nicholas  2, have spent a lot of time driving along the coast and seeing  the sights. Garrels says, "It's  very beautiful and 1 love the  scenery but it's hard to get used  to the cold."  The weather is sub-tropical in  Queensland and in Mrs. Garrels' home town, a small beach  suburb called Nerang, they enjoy a year long tourist season  and ocean swimming even in the  middle of winter.  Chatelech's small size will  also take some time to get used  to, as Mrs. Garrels' school in  Queensland had a total of 1500  students compared to Chatelech's mere 430.  The kids themselves, she says,  are pretty much the same in  both countries but in  Queensland, "they are a little  more regimented and must wear  uniforms to school," Garrels  says.  The Garrels have found that  the differences in Canada that  have really affected them are  the little ones rather than the  major changes.  For example, the light switches turn on upwards instead of  downwards, and there is, "so  much water in the toilet bowls  here, it's very hard to get used  to!" says Garrels.  Of course there is also the  problem of the natives  understanding an Australian accent.  "The funniest time," Mrs.  Garrels says, "was on our first  night here when my husband  asked someone if they had a  towel and they came back with  a bucket, they had thought he'd  said 'a pail'."  The shops are very much the  same here as in Australia  although Mrs. Garrels found  that we didn't have many butchers or newsagents. Newsagents are popular shops in  Australia that sell all the  newspapers and magazines.  Mrs. Garrels' children are  both adapting well to the new  home. Daughter Lauren who  has just started Grade one at  Gibsons Elementary School is  enjoying her new school and little Nicholas is already starting  to pick up a bit of a Canadian  accent.  The Garrels plan to see a lot  more of Canada before they go  home. "We will get a van and  travel around," says Garrels.  They are sure to have some  good memories to take back  with them to Nerang. Good  luck during their stay on the  Coast.  your home during  ourKirsch  Jfome-coHUHf Sale!  Trial your windows to a nice, new  look before the holiday.. Mini-blinds,  Woven woods, much rmire. All Kirvh  quality. All on sale now!  SAVE 30%  MINI-BLINDS  WOVKN WOODS  W'IK)1)S1.AT BLINDS  CUSTOM SHADES  %  B2EEZ  I35ZZ3  Cowrie St.. Sechell  8*5-2171  Travel  Specials  Toronto From *299 ret.  London From *559  Amsterdam From *599  Frankfurt From *698  Restrictions Apply  Seats Limited  Taxes Extra  50 Years Combined Experience  ���    886-3381  Gibsons Medical Centre  GIBSONS  ILEGION  Branch 109  SANDY  SCOFIELD  GENERAL  MEETING  Tuesday, Jan. 16  at 8 pm  4oWZ  LADIES' NITE  Thursday, Jan. 25th  ELPHIE'S PRESENTS  7:00 PM  5 Hot & Wild Rebelil  Known As:   ^  0(% v  This Community  Television Schedule  Courtesy ol  ��� -  SOUTH COAST FORD  885-3281    Your guide to  the finest in  area dining  SWIG GUIDE  A listing of  restaurants  and pubs  Twwl  ���J  IkeCoMt  Andy's Restaurant offers a warm and cozy decor, prompt courteous service, and enough exotic dishes to make  for an interesting menu.  Feeling brave I ordered the hot and spicy Thai Grill, an  authentic Thailand dish made by the resident Thai cook,  Cam. My dish consisted of bamboo shoots, green peppers,  mushrooms, baby corns, onions and a variety of seafood.  You can also choose between beef and chicken.  The dish was certainly hot, but as I am a lover of spicy  food I managed to handle the fiery mixture, savoring every  delectable mouthful. Thank goodness for the sour cream  generously left behind for my partner's baked potato. As  any curry aficionado knows, dairy products are the best  remedy for a burning tongue.  My dining guest thoroughly enjoyed her chicken,  marinated in Teriyaki sauce, accompanied by a variety of  vegetables which were cooked just enough - a major accomplishment, she explained, considering how many  restaurants overcook their vegetables.  Our eight-year-old daughter must have enjoyed the  spaghetti, as she devoured every bit of the full serving.  Normally hard-to-please, she also pointed out that the lettuce in her salad was crisp and fresh.  For my appetizer I chose the homemade French Canadian pea soup, which was delicious with its big chunks of  ham.  To round out our "adventure in dining", and feeling  particularly decadent, we each ordered a yummy chocolate  sundae.  Average meal prices do not include liquor  *  Andy's Restaurant- Every Wednesday night is Prime Rib Night. Don't miss  Andy's Luncheon Buffet, 11-2, Tuesday  thru' Friday. House specialties include  veal dishes, steaks, seafood, pasta, pizza,  Thai food, and lots of NKW dishes.  Don't miss Andy's great Brunch Buffet  every Sunday from llam-2:30. Hwy 101,  Gibsons, 886-3388.  Creek House - Intimate dining and  European cuisine in a sophisticated yet  casual atmosphere. We serve rack of  Lamb, duck, crab, clams, scallop., sieaks,  also daily specials. Reservations recommended. Roberts Creek Road and Beach  Avenue - 885-9321. Open 6 pm. Closed  Mondays & Tuesdays. V, MC. 40 seals.  Mariners' Restaurant On the  waterfront with one of the most spectacular views in Gibsons, the Mariners'  specializes in fresh and live seafood, and  also offers a full range of lunch and dinner entrees. Both menus change daily,  with delicious daily specials. Marine  Drive, Gibsons Landing, 886-2334. Monday to Saturday: Lunch 11-3, Monday to  Saturday: Dinner 5-10 and Sunday 3-9,  Sunday Brunch 11-3. 100 seats. V. M.C.  The Omega Pizza, Steak And  Lobster House - 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 din-  Ruby Lake Resort - Picturesque  lakeside setting, post-and-beam dining  room, children's play area and tune  swans are pan of Ruby Lake Resort's  chum. Sunday smorgasbord features  baron of beef and other hot meat dishes,  . beautiful salad bar and home-made  . Absolutely superb prime rib on  I 4Mil V I1INIM,  ing here. Menu includes pizza, pasta,  steaks and seafood. Steaks and seafood  arc their specialties. Banquet facilities  available. Very special children's menu.  Average dinner for two: $20. Reservations recommended. Located in Gibsons  Landing at 1338 Gower Point Rd.  886-2268. Open Sun-Thurs. 11:30am -10  pm, Fri and Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm.  Scats 143.  Pronto \ Restaurants Two locations  to serve you. Both serve an extensive  variety of pizza, steak, pasta, lasagne,  ribs, souvlaki in a delightful family atmosphere. Children's menu available. All  dinner entrees include garlic bread and a  choice of soup or salad. Average family  meal for four about SI3-S20. Located at  Wharf Rd., Sechell, 883-1919; and on  Highway 101, across from Gibsons  Medical Clinic, Gibsons, 886-8138.  The Parthenon Greek Taverna  Located on the esplanade in downtown  Sechdt. We specialize in Greek Cuisine,  fresh seafood, steaks, pasta, and pizza.  Open 6 days a week - Tues. through  Thurs., from 11 am - 10 pm and Fri. A  Sat., II am - II pm. We are open for  lunch - try our daily luncheon specials.  Lunch is served from II am - 3 pm.  Reservations recommended. We also  have take-out - pizza, ribs, pasta, Greek  food and much more! 885-1993 or  885-2833. Katherina - Hostess.  Friday. Breakfast from 6:30 am, lunch  from II am and dinner from 4:30 to 8  pm. Daily specials, licenced, reasonable  prices, menus have something for  everyone, on- and off-premises catering.  Hwy 101 just north of Pender Harbour,  good highway access and puking for  vehicles of all sizes. 883-2269.  The Wharf - Open for breakfast,  lunch and dinner seven days a week.  Breathtaking ocean view and sunsets  from every tabic. Continental cuisine and  seafood at ils best. Sunday Brunch from  II am - 2 pm. Fully licensed and air-  conditioned. Dinner reservations recommended. Hwy. 101. Da.is Bay. 8857285.  Cedar S Inn - Appetizers all day till 11  pm. Darts every Tues. Everyone  welcome. Cedar Plaza, Gibsons 886-8171.  Open II am ��� midnight. Sun-Thurs; II  am ��� I am, Fri-Sat. 100 seals. V., MC.  Regular menu 11 am to 8:30 pm.  Mr1 IN - lAkt Ol'l  Chicken Shack - Deep fried chicken,  pizza, hamburgers, salads. Al) to go.  Cosvrie St., Sechelt -885-7414. Video Ren-  tals. Open II am - 9 pm, Mon-Thur; II  am - 10 pm, Fri-Sat; noon - 9 pm. Sun.  Home delivery within 5 miles of store  after 4 p.m.  Ernie & Gwen's Drive In- Take  out, or delivery. Pizza, dinners, salads,  burgers, chicken, desserts, drinks, ice  cream. Free home delivery within 4 miles,  after 6 pm only, on $10 minimum orders.  Small charge for orders under SI0. Open  late every night. Hwy. 101, Gibsons.  886-7813.  PAID ADVEfttlSEMEIS 12. Coast News, January 15,1990  Elphinstone Secondary players score a basket In their game  against Chatelech held last Wednesday in the Chatelech gym. The  home team was victorious in the end, however, with a big win of  88 to 62 points. ���Laura Russell pholo  On The Rocks  Mixed 'spiel upcoming  by Harry Turner  , A number of important  events are coming up at the curling club early in this New Year.  On January 26, 27 and 28 we  have our very popular mixed  spiel. A lot of out-of-town rinks  are going to be struggling to  find accommodation in our very  crowded little town on that  weekend.  We usually have 32 rinks in  for that bonspiel and a very  good time is had by all.  . If you are new to the community and would like to enter  the spiel, call Ed Hill, our  bonspiel committee chairman at  886-3925 and I am sure he will  find a draw for you.  We have a number of new  curlers starting during the second half of the season and we  are more than pleased to  welcome them to the club.  We do, however, have room  for more and if you are interested, just call the Gibsons  Winter Club at 886-7512 or  come up on the night when you  want to curl and we will try to  find a place for you.  Many of the people who have  joined this year are really enjoying themselves and you can't  beat the exercise.  Our times are Monday night  mens 7 and 9 pm; Tuesday night  ladies, 7:30 pm; Wednesday  night mixed, 7 and 9 pm; Thursday night mens, 7:30 pm; Friday night fun league, 7 and 9  pm; Monday ladies afternoon,  12 pm; seniors afternoons.  The seniors have been trying  to get a mixed league started so  if you are interested in joining  them just give the rink a call and  let them know. If they don't get  enough people interested this  year, I am sure they will be trying again next season so give  them your name to file away.  With the growth in our community, it won't be too long  before we will have a seniors  mixed league, I ant sure.  Drop off your  coast Niwa  Sunshine  Coast  Minor  Hockey  would like to  thank the  following  sponsors:  Sponsors  Royal Canadian Legion 109  SuperValu  Pacifica Pharmacy  Sunshine Coast Lions Club  Trail Bay Sports  Sechelt Indian Band  Coast Cable Vision  Sunshine Coast Credit Union  Royal Canadian Legion 140  Canadian Paperworkers  Union 1119  Royal Canadian Legion 219  Shop Easy #5  Howe Sound Pulp  & Paper Limited  Donors-  F.A.B. Logging  Gibsons Building Supplies  Oube Oil Sales Ltd.  Maedel Petroleum Ltd.  Indian Isle Construction  Imperial Oil Ltd.  Contributors-  Pete's Contracting  A.C. Building Supplies  -General Meeting  Date: Thurs., March IS  Time: 7:30 pm  Place: Arena  Winterhawks class of  North Van tourney  by Dm MacLeod  The Sunshine Coast  Winterhawks took it all in the  16th Annual North Vancouver  International Bantam Tournament. More than 30 teams,  some from as far away as  Portland, Oregon, competed in  the December event, and our  own Winterhawks emerged  undefeated, the only "C" level  team to do so.  People around the North  Vancouver rink said they'd  never seen a team so well  disciplined or a group of 14 and  15-year-old boys so well behaved as our Sunshine Coast Minor  Hockey Association Bantam  team.  The tournament wins were as  follows: Game one against  North Vancouver, 9 to 4; Game  two against Portland, 11 to 9;  Game three against CoquiUam,  8 to 5; Game four against Port  Moody, 6 to 4.  Semi finals against North  Vancouver, 5 to 2; and the final  was against a second CoquiUam  team, with the Hawks taking a  resounding II to 3 win for the  16th Annual Trophy.  MVP's for the series were:  Game one, Graham Ruck;  Game two, Kirk Savage; Game  three, Cody Munson; Game  four, Dean Stock well; Game  five, Ben Stretch (goal); Game  six, Brad Wingfield.  Way to go guys!  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The Creek's Mike Evans tied  the game at 5-5 with two  minutes to go and Wakefield  came close to suffering its first  loss of the season. Other Creek  scorers were Mark Benson, Al  Gradisek, Dan Correa and  Steve Marsh.  The Buccaneers and the Gibsons Kings skated to a 6-6 draw.  Buccaneers were led by Kerry  Baker with the hat trick, Randy  Marlow with a pair and Rob  Metcalf with a single goal.  Kings goal scorers were Steve  Carey with a pair, Dan Rusnak,  Peter Hautala, Jim Brackett  and Shawn Longman.  The Hawks moved into a tie  for second place with Gilligans  due to a 9-6 win over the Kings.  Trent Dixon led the Hawk attack with four goals while  Adrian Dixon contributed a hat  trick. Other scorers were Danny  Meyers and Cory August.  Kings goal scorers were Steve  Carey,   Jim   Brackett,   Tom  Bailey and Shawn Longman.  Next Week's Games  Wednesday, January 17,7:30  Hawks vs Gilligans; Thursday  the 18,7:30 Kings vs Wakefield;  Friday the 19, 7:30 Buccaneers  vs Creek.  Minor Hockey results  PeeWee Division  Interhouse Game December  15/89 between Canucks and  Flames, Final Score: Canucks 7,  Flames, 5.  Canucks'Scorers  Evan Myers, 3; Chemus  Gaudry, 2 goals, 1 assist; Bart  ' Soles, 1 goal,' 1 assist; Nathan  DeBoer, 1 goal, 1 assist;  Michael Yates, 5 assists; Ryder  Irvine, 1 assist; Ashley Kof-  tinoff, 1 assist.  Hames'Scorers  Tige Pollock, 2 goals, 1  assist; Tyler Gray, 2 goals, 1  assist; Alex Hamilton, 1; Arron  Hamilton, 1 assist; Jesse Pa-  quin, 1 assist.  PeeWee Division  Interhouse Game between  Flames and Hawks, December  16/89. Final Score: Flames 11,  Hawks, 5.  Flames'Scorers  Tyler Gray, 2 goals, 4 assists;  Alex Hamilton, 3; Jesse Pa-  quin,' 2 goals', 1 assist; Tige  Pollock, 1; Matt Fawcus, 1  goal, 1 assist; Silas White, 1  goal, 1 assist; Ben Devitt, 1  goal, 1 assist; Shawn Hayme, 1  assist; Jonathan Fawcus, 1  assist; Jay Durkin, 1 assist.  Hawks' Scorers  Trent Turner, 4 goals, 1  assist; Ross Pearson, 1; Darnell  Hansen, 1 assist, Jack Darney,  Strikes and Spares  CLASSIC LEAGUE:  Pam LunaiiHi  SmWUUhi  FtemM Reynold.  TUES. COFFEE:  Lottfc Ouapbdl  8MWWtta|  G.A. SWINGERS:  Irene Hmt  JlnGlkhiM  GIBSONS 'A':  LoneauUk  Fmau RtynoMa  BALL & CHAIN:  DcMDe Datttbon  300-tM  30M14  BMS2  Jut CwmWud  Fretmui Rtynolds  StwWMttaj  PtltrCavaBCT  MckMiJ Uffcn  DeuMuHn  FiMnun RqraaoMi  JaMMtMnim  Gkri. Tourigny  PHUNTASTIQUE:  Jhn Hiunbird  NIGHT OWLS:  GonJo. JajdoM  SECHELT G.A.'S:  UaHonartt  LdfNtkM  HlemNtfjo.  300 PLUS FROM  IrmHmt  31M00  311-W0  30M79  329-755  301-790  35W69  339-1023  1   assist;  Matt  Radymski,   1  assist.  Atom Division  Interhouse Game between  Jets and Devils. I.  Jets'Scorers .  ..  Roland Nichols, 1 goal, 1  assist; Jeremy Ruck, 1; Dominic il  Rothlisberger, 1. , ,.  Devils' Scorers  Robert Trousdell, 2 goals, 1  assist; Steve Stevenson, 2; Ryan  Patterson, 1; James Rickbeil, 1;  Jesse Smith, 1; Ryan Dempster,  1. Final score Devils 7, Jets 3.  Atom Division  Interhouse Game between  Wings and Devils.  Devils' Scorers  Jesse Smith, 2; Ryan Dempster, 3 goals, 1 assist; James  Rickbeil, 1 goal, 2 assists; Ryan  Patterson, 1; Robert Trousdell,  1; Travis Soles, 1 assist.  Wings' Scorers  Buddy Peers, 4; Travis Cum-  mings, 2 goals, 2 assists; Tyler  Wilson, I assist.  Harmony  Continued from page 11  to make this event the success it  was.  Carpet Bowl is Wednesday at  1 pm so contact 'Myton' the last  name under the 'MY in the  phone book 886-9681 for information.  There will be a potluck dinner  at Friday Night Fun Night  January 26 at 6 pm, so bring  your favourite dish and join in.  Ceramic classes will be 12  noon each Thursday and there  is certainly room for new  members at this class.  Anyone interested in old time  dancing on Monday evenings  should put their names on the  list posted on the bulletin board  or phone Lil Degnan at  886-3544 regarding her exercise  classes at the weight room  North Road, every Tuesday and  Thursday from 11 to 11:30 am.  We will be going to Science  World in Vancouver February  12. The price is $12 and there  are plenty of seats left on the  bus so phone for your spot at  886-3504.  There was a great response in  regards to another three-day  two-night trip to Victoria with  only one seat left but phone and  put your name on the spare list  in case of cancellations.  Anyone interested in going to  Marysville to play bingo please  phone me.  Lots of birthday people this  month including Lily Dunlop,  Stan Flook, Gladys Coates,  Louise Palmer, Bonnie Davies,  Iris Anthony, Lil Degnan, Joy  Maxwell, Sue Elliott, Len and  Sally Peace, Bill Nasadyk and  George Withnall. Best wishes.  There- will be a Valentine  Dance February 17 with tickets  being available at the next  meeting. Also coming up, St.,  Patrick's Day Dance on March  17, to mark these dates on your  new calendars.  Thanks to Steve White for his  accompaniment on the piano  and also to Olga Campbell and  her helpers in the kitchen.  Grace Gilchrist gave a  reading on Grandmothers submitted by Gladys Coates.  Please phone Marguerite  Myers at 886-7600 and perk her  up for the New Year.  '' The next general meeting is  'February 5 when you are asked  to bring a snapshot of yourself  -between the ages of two to 12 in  an envelope with your name on  the front for an interesting contest. Give these to Gladys  Coates.  Next executive meeting is  January 29 at 9:30 am. Take  care and see you at the hall.  Coast News, January 15,1990  13.  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Gibsons  Swimming Pool  Call 886-9415 for futher information  Family  Public  Early Bird  Aqua-Fit  Ease-Me-ln  Noon Swim  Lessons  Swim Club  Swim Fit  Sundays  1:00-3:30  3:30-5:00  6:30-8:30  9:00 ��� 10:00  10:00-11:00  11:30-1:00  3:30-7:30  7:30-8:30  8:30-9:30  Tuildiyi  Parent 4 Tot  Adpt. Aquatics  Lessons  Public  Co-Ed Fitness  1:00-2:00  2:30-3:30  3:30-6:00  6:00-7:30  7:30-8:30  Fit & Filly 9:30-10:30  SeniorsSwim 10:30-11:30  Adpt. Aquatics 2:30-3:30  Lessons 3:30 - 6:00  Public 6:00-7:30  Co-Ed Fitness 7:30 ��� 8:30  Wednesdays Slim it Monday  Thursdays  ���amF^iMi  Publication of this schedule  sponsored by  Early Bird  Aqua-Fit  Fit & Filly  Seniors Swim  Noon Swim  Swim Club  Public  Teen  Fridays  6:30-8:30  9:00-10:00  10:00-10:30  10:30-11:30  11:30-1:00  3:30-5:30  5:30-7:00  7:30-9:00  Saturdays  Public 2:30 ��� 5:00  Public 7:00-8:30  Super Valu  CAPILAN0  COLLEGE  College Advisors  Available  Advisors from the North Vancouver  campus of Capilano College, will be at the  Sechelt Campus on Tuesday, January 16  from 2 to 4 pm. Prospective College  students can make an appointment to get  program information, educational planning,  or to find out about admission procedures.  Students can also find out about transfer  credit and course planning from the  Advisors. Please call 885-9310 for an  appointment.  5627 Inlet Avenue ��� Sechelt ��� British Columbia  SCUBA SALEr  UK 600 SAVE $20 '59"  UK 1200 SAVE $30 '89"  UK 600R SAVE $40 ��119"  PARKWAY BCD  SAVE $100.. .. *399"  WETSUIT SAVE  $120 ��299"  + ALL KNIVES 20% OFF  4 ALL GOODY BAGS 15% OFF;  Next  Beginners'  Course:  January 22 ��� 6 p.m.  February 12 ��� 6 p.m.  8 AM���6 PM  7 DAYS/WK  SEASPORT SCUBA  ADVENTURE THRU EDUCATION  5567 Dolphin Sechelt  885-9830  SEPT.:  VMJtH  RobCMMI  MkMc VlWiae  DartaM HwaMrd  GfUtGI  MCkiMt  SwWkMN  TcaCoattMt  iMcOmmI  JJW��  30M29  313-731  3M-70S  307-451  307-661  336-W6  33M44  31MH  31MN  30M45  J04M  J3M7��  JM-974  322-7S7  31MM  31M6!  313-751  316-751  Y  Get On The Right Wavelength  If you own a commercial vessel, including a fishing  vessel, 20 metres (65 feel) or more in length, please  make sure that you're on our wavelength: 406 MHz.  The 406 MHz Emergency Position Indicating Radio  Beacon (EPIRB), a technological innovation lhat  could save your life, is the fastest and most  precise location device on] the market.  When activated in an emergency, the 406 MHz EPIRB  emits a specially coded signal allowing us to pinpoint  your location at sea within a range of two kilometres.  In addition, this signal allows us to identify your  vessel - thanks to the registration card you filed wilh  us when you got your EPIRB  We'll know the type of vessel we're looking for, as  Y  Within moments of receiving your EPIRB signal, we can  begin lo implement Ihe appropriate rescue procedure.  Remember: All Canadian commercial vessels over  20 metres (65 feet) in length must conform to the new  regulation by having a 406 MHz EPIRB on board.  i For information on how to acquire and register an  1 EPIRB, please contact your nearest Canadian Coast  Guard office or phone 1-800-267-6687. Coast News, January 15,1990  ; The dangers for pedestrians on the narrow roads of the Sunshine Coast seem not to have occurred to  ! this local family. -John Byrmide pinto  :  In Williamson Landing  Livestock cause problems  by Dave Fraser  Over the past few years  roaming pigs, chickens, turkeys  and marauding rats have caused  more than a few headaches for  property owners in the Williamsons Landing area.  And two recent letters to the  Sunshine Coast Regional  District (SCRD) from A.D.  Sherwin, president of the  Williamsons Landing Association, have reminded the SCRD  that such concerns will not fizzle  away.  Sherwin complained about  the location of a chicken house,  located within two metres of his  property line which, he claims,  contravenes the new SCRD Bylaw 310 which states that "an  enclosure or other structure for  poultry shall not be located with  15 metres of a parcel line."  Sherwin first raised the issue  back in August 1988, when he  complained that a neighbour,  Mr. Wayne Larsen, kept pigs  and poultry which attracted rats  to his property.  "These rats have invaded my  buildings and in order to protect  ISLANDS TRUST  Gambler Island Trust Committee  Notice of Public Hearing  NOTICE is hereby given that all persons who deem their interest in property affected by the following proposed bylaws will be afforded an opportunity to be heard on the  matters contained therein at a Public Hearing to be held in  the GAMBIER ISLAND GENERAL STORE, NEW  BRIGHTON, GAMBIER ISLAND, B.C. commencing at 10:45  am on Saturday, January 27,1990.  In general terms, the intent of the following proposed bylaws is as follows:  1. Proposed Gambler Island Trust Committee By-law No.  30 cited as "The Gambler Island Official Community  Plan By-law No. 110, 1976, Amendment By-law No. 2,  1989" is a by-law to amend Sunshine Coast Regional  District By-law No. 110 (The Gambler Island Official  Community Plan) by: (1) altering the title of Section 8.2.7  Private Institutional to read "Private and Public Institutional" and creating subsection Private Institutional, which retains the existing Land Use Category  statement, and a new subsection Public Institutional, with the statement that these areas are to be  utilized for community or public service uses as such  needs arise. (2) changing the land use designation  shown in the Official Community Plan Map for that portion of Block 13, Plan 3488, District Lot 847, Group 1,  New Westminster Land District, as shown generally in  the accompanying sketch, from the Residential Land  Use Category to the Private and Public Institutional  Land Use Category.  2. Proposed Gambler Island Trust Committee By-Law No.  31 cited as "Gambler Island Zoning By-Law, 1979,  Amendment By-Law No. 2,1989", is a by-law to amend  Gambler Island Trust Committee By-Law No. 12 (The  Gambler Island zoning By-Law) by: (1) altering the name  of the private Institutional 2 (PI 2) Zone where it  appears in PART V to the "Public Institutional 2 (PI2)  Zone", changing the Section 10.5 height restriction for  buildings and structures from a 7.5 metre maximum to a  10 metre maximum, and adding as Section 10.8 an off-  road parking requirement provision of one (1) parking  space per fifteen (15) square metres of gross floor area  (2) changing the zoning classification of that portion of  Block 13, Plan 3488, District Lot 847, Group 1, New  Westminster Land District, as shown generally In the  sketch referred to in the portion of this notice pertaining  to Gambler Island Trust Committee By-Law No. 30, from  the Settlement (S) Zone to the Public Institutional 2  (PI2) Zone.  Copies of the proposed by-laws may be Inspected at the  Islands Trust Office, 1106 Cook Street, Victoria, B.C. between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday  inclusive, excluding statutory holidays.  For the convenience of the public only, and not to satisfy  Section 957(2Xv) of the Municipal Act, additional copies of  the proposed by-laws may be inspected on the Public  Notice Board at the New Brighton Wharf, Gambler Island.  Cynthia Hawksworth  Manager  my property I have installed five  bait stations. Over the last few  years I have expended enough  poison to have eliminated at  least 50,000 rats."  Sherwin wrote that he asked  Larsen to move his chickens  ' 'which he did for a short period  but now have moved them  back." He also complained  about pigs which roamed onto  his property, rooting his grass  and leaving stool droppings.  "Also, I suspect that Mr.  Larsen is delibrately allowing  the pigs out to run free on his  property and consequently get  into my yard."  Shortly after, planner Geoff  Power replied that keeping  domestic farm animals was not  in contravention of local bylaws, and that no action will be  taken by the Regional District.  Not willing to give up the  fight, Sherwin complained  again in a December 27, 1989  letter. "We find this both offensive and dangerous. The pigs  seek moist areas and, consequently, root and defecate  around wells and water systems.  They have rooted up lawns.  This last summer a cougar was  shot after attacking one of the  pigs. They have not yet attacked  any children but they, and the  wild animals they attract, present a potential hazard."  Sherwin explained that a recent meeting was held to investigate the possibility of  rezoning the landing to prohibit  keeping livestock or enacting a  by-law to prevent livestock  from running at large.  Referring to By-law 310,  Sherwin argued that the SCRD  should "enforce the provisions  of this by-law and have the subject chicken house moved."  At its January 11 meeting,  the SCRD board referred the  matter to its planning department.  Rhythms  Continued from page 10  You're scorched and the  sulphurus fumes make it hard to  breathe. You can no longer see  your loved one but you can hear  them suffering.  You have only two choices:  continue to wait or leave. You  can't go through the Hell fires  with them, although you can  occasionally lend them encouragement with your voice.  This is the mythological  purification process. This person is experiencing a kind of  death, and it's very painful ��� but  necessary for them.  If you choose to wait for  them to complete this process,  you must take care of yourself.  Keep yourself as strong and  healthy as possible, and have  faith that this process  culminates in a rebirth. They  will smile, even laugh, again.  And although they will be a different person from the one who  entered the gates, the reborn  person will be stronger and  healthier..  Although the entire process  will continue until the end of  this year, by March a new stage  commences and the people who  have been dying in some way,  will begin to plant the seeds for  their own rebirth. Much of the  intensity will abate.  Watching someone you love  suffer, whether emotionally or  physically, and being impotent  to help them is probably the  hardest thing anyone can endure. Recognize this and nurture yourself accordingly. And  find a source of laughter. You  need to remember it still exists.  Wilson says Coast to  lose gas franchise fees  by Dave Fraser  Recent provincial legislation  will mean municipalities on the  Sunshine Coast and Vancouver  Island will miss out on millions  of dollars worth of franchise  fees from the Vancouver Island  Natural Oas Pipeline.  "We should band together to  get a fair franchise fee," said  Area A Director Gordon  Wilson at the January 11 board  meeting of the Sunshine Coast  Regional District (SCRD).  Wilson pointed out that  under BUI 55, enacted by the  province November 8, 1989,  municipalities do not have the  right to fix rates through franchise agreements.  The gas company is proposing a one per cent franchise fee  to each Vancouver Island and  Sunshine Coast municipality  through which the pipeline will  travel. The company proposes  the rate be fixed for 21 years.  Wilson notes that the provincial average for natural gas  franchise fees is three per cent,  based on the volume of gas  sold. Under other agreements  some municipalities, such as  Kamloops, earn millions of  dollars annually from natural  gas franchise fees.  Also, under the new bill the  Quilting  chance  The Sunshine Coast Quilters  Guild's second 'resource day'  has been planned for January  18 at Grecnecourt in Sechelt  starting at 10 am to 3 pm. The  program for this exciting day is  as follows:  10-10:30 am: Coffee, muffins  and registration for class;  10:30-12 noon: Quilted T-shirt  demonstration by Rojean  Trent, $3 fee with registration at  the door.  If you are not attending the  workshop come at noon and bring a lunch. 12-12:30 pm:  Lunch break; 12:30-1:15: Short  business meeting; 1:15-1:45 pm:  Fashion show followed by show  and tell.  ' ' This resource day is a perfect  way to be introduced to the art  of quilting.  gas company is not obligated to  file pipeline plans and safety  assurances with local municipalities.  Wilson suggested the regional  board write a letter of disapproval to the provincial government concerning the bill and to  show how municipalities will be  adversely   affected   by   the  pipeline.  Five members of the SCRD  board will also attend a January  26 meeting of the Association of  Vancouver Island Municipalities (AVIM) in Courtenay to  discuss the issue of gas distribution.  A fraction of a percent may  not be much, but in an RRSP...  ASS  It can add up to a lot.  It may not look like much, yet a fraction of a percent  increase in your RRSP's yield could mean the difference of  thousands of dollars when you retire. Don't you owe  yourself the best possible RRSP yield?  At Great Pacific we have been helping British  Columbian's plan their retirements for 25 years. We  recognize the importance that every penny has in your  RRSP and will help you achieve the greatest possible  return. Call today, or return the coupon below for more  information.  Contact us at: 885-2272  GREAT PACIFIC  MANAGEMENT  CO., LTD.  GPIease send me more information on Great Pacific Management  and your RRSP.  Name. -   A,tHrr.��  City   . Prov_  . Postal Code_  Phone (res)_  -(bus).  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OFFER AVAILABLE AT  PARTICIPATING DIET CENTERS  Center  Tbe utiffil-hss professionals.  7lM-4i3S  9-12 Sat.  886-DIET  634 Farnham Rd.,  Behind Gibsons Medical Clinic  ��� 1990 Diet Center, Inc.  mm Coast News, January 15,1990  15.  Sechelt    Scenario  Postal changes please Sechelt  by Maraaawt Watt. tK-3364  I was just saying last week  how convenient it was having a  postal outlet in the Corner Cupboard in West Sechelt, now  there is one in Shop Easy too.  The more the merrier, I guess.  Other things happening in  Sechelt just now: Capilano College (Sechelt Campus) has a  slew of very interesting courses  starting this month, as has Continuing Ed.  Fitness Classes are back in  full swing and there's bingo  every Wednesday evening at the  Sechelt Legion at 7:15 pm. You  can dance to live music at the  legion every Friday and Saturday evening, and I'll remind  you that the legion is open Sundays from noon to 6 pm.  There, that lot should keep  you busy until the gardening  season is with us again - which  won't be too long now.  Sunshine Coast Cancer Society will be holding their monthly  meeting on Monday, January  15 at 1 pm in the regional board  offices in Sechelt.  M.E. (or CFIDS) to do with  Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, informational evening and  establishment of a support  group will be Tuesday, January  23 from 7:30 to 9:30 pm in the  Adult Basic  Education  Spaces are still available in day or evening  classes in high school upgrading courses at  the Sechelt Campus of Capilano College.  Classes in Math, English, Sciences, and  Computers, can be taken up to the Grade  12 level.  The program runs until April 1990.  Emphasis is placed on each student's  individual needs, to take you from where  you are - to where you want to be.  Call 885-9310 between 12:30 and 7:00 pm.  Monday to Friday to talk with an  instructor. Capilano College, Sechelt  Campus, 5627 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt.  CAPILANO  COLLEGE  5627 Inlet Avenue ��� Sechelt ��� British Columbia  LIVING FAITH  LUTHERAN CHURCH  Whattiker Road & Coast Highway  {former St. lohn's United Church)  Davis Bay  Rev. Frank W. Schmitt, Pastor  Sunday Church School     9:30 am  lin home at 4862 Coast Highway)  For information call 885-5792  Sunday Worship 11:00 am  For information 885-2374 or  885-9219  Everyone Warmly Welcomedl  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Services  GIBSONS  Classford Road 11:15 am  Sunday School It :15 am  ST. JOHN'S  Davis Bay 9:30 am  Sunday School 9:30 am  Rev. Stan Sears  Church Telephone 886-2333  _���**��-  GRACE REFORMED  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Morning Worship 11:30am  St. Hilda's Anglican Church  Evening Worship    7 pm in homes  Wednesday  Bible Study 7:30 in homes  |. Cameron Fraser, Pasior  885-7488 Office 885-9707  : m��*   ANGLICAN CATHOLIC  CHURCH OF CANADA  St. Columba of lona Parish  B835 Redrooffs Rd., Halfmoon Bay  The Rev. E.S. Gale: 1-525-6760  Information: 885-7088  "Prayer Book Anglican"  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  711 Park Road  Telephone: 886-2611  Sunday School 9:30 am  Worship Service 11:00 am  Hour ol Inspiration 7:00 pm  Cai Mclver, Pastor  Arlys Peters, Music Minister  "The Bible as il is...  for People as they are."   m��m���   GIBSONS COMMUNITY  FELLOWSHIP  Welcomes you to join us  in Sunday Worship  Children's Progress 9:45 am  prayer 10:00 am  Morning  Worship Service 10:45 am  Wednesday 7:00 pm  599 Gower Point Road  Pastor Monty McLean  886-7049  NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP  New Testament Church  5531 Wharf Ro��� Sechelt      '  Sun. Worship Service      10:30 am  Wed. Bible Study 7:30 pm  Morning Prayer 6:30-7:45 am  Tues.-Sat.  New life Christian Academy  Enroling Kindergarten ��� Grade 12  Pastor Ivan Fox  Principal, David Cliff  Phone 885-4775 or 885-2672  -����.��-  ANGLICAN  CHURCH OF CANADA  Sunday 10:30 am  Parish Family Eucharist  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  Wednesday 10:30 am  Worship and Bible Study  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  Rev. Esther North 886-7410  The Anglican Parish of  St. Aidan & St. Bartholomew    ��rtv<A  PENDER HARBOUR  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  Lagoon Road, Madeira Park  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Sunday School - all ages    9:45 am  Prayer & Bible Study  Wednesday 7:30 pm  883-2374 & 883-9441  Pastor Mike Klassen  Affiliated with the Pentecostal  Assemblies of Canada  -ma  GIBSONS  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  School Rd.. opposite RCMP  Sunday School 9:45 am  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Evening Fellowship 7:00 pm  Phone: Church Oflice 886-7107  Pastor Dan Mac Aulay 886-7107  Youth Pastor |. Morris: 886-3499  Affiliated wilh the  Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada   ������  A THE  ANGLICAN CHURCH  OF CANADA  St. Hilda's - Sechelt  Sunday Services 8 & 9:30 am  Nursery & Sunday School 9:30 am  SI. Andrew's - Pender Harbour  Regular Sunday Worships 11:30 am  885-5019 Rev. lune Maffin  "We extend a Warm We/come  to all"  ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH MASS SCHEDULE  Saturday  500 pm, St. Mary's, Gibsons  Sunday  9:00 am, Indian District  10:00 am, Holy Family, Sechelt  12:00 noon, St. Mary's, Gibsons  CONFESSIONS  1st & 3rd Sat. 4:004:30 pm Holy Family, Sechelt  2nd & 4th Sat. 4:30-5:00 pm Si. Mary's, Gibsons  BB5-9526  Chatelech Drama Room. Guest  speaker will be Dr. Myhill-  Jones. For further information  call 885-7502.  Sunshine Coast Amateur  Radio Club January meeting  will be at the home of Gordon  OUver. 6365 Oracle Street,  Sechelt on Wednesday, January  17 at 8 pm. For information call  885-9491.  Sechelt Library will now be  open an extra day - every  Wednesday in addition to their  usual hours which remain the  same.  The Sunshine Coast Business  and Professional Women's  Club members are reminded to  attend the dinner meeting to be  held at Pebbles Restaurant at 6  pm, Tuesday, January 16. The  guest speaker will be Dora  Glover whose topic will be  'Aquaculture on the Sunshine  Coast'.  Coast  Diiuis B.iy Mows h Views  IE*** .He Pad!*  Enl��Y  on  San Francisco lo Vancouver - 2 nights from C '389  Los Angeles to Vancouver - 3 nights from C '599  San Diego to Vancouver - 4 nights from C *779  Acapulco to Vancouver - 5 nights from C * 1.079  Includes Air Fare to departure points; and airport transfers  CALL NOW FOR THAT MUCH NEEDED SPRING VACATION  :***  TRAVEL DEPARTMENT  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons  Swttwwfc Agencicft  (Formerly Gibsons Travel)  886-9255  Beach care  by Lauralee Solll, 885-3510  A park should be made of the  whole Davis Bay area from  where the portapotties are to the  sand spit. As the houses along  there come up for sale they  should be bought from the  Parks Department or whoever  has the jurisdiction. This area  would make a beautiful park.  Garbage along the beach.  This is a concern of a number of  people who walk along there  every day. They do approach  the town and something is done  to clean it up but it doesn't take  long to get back to the original  state.  A group of them also took  garbage bags and filled them up  last spring and the Teddy Bear  Day Care children do the same.  What was suggested was,  why not have bins like the one  in Kinnikinnick Park spaced  along there and/or especially in  the summer, pay children or  anyone who would be willing to  earn a few dollars cleaning up  the area.  Myself I think this is a problem that needs to be solved by  everyone who lives in the area.  But not only that, Davis Bay  beach is one of our very best  assets as far as tourism is concerned, so this is something that  should also concern the  Chamber of Commerce, other  such organizations, Sechelt, the  Regional District and also provincial tourism. Residents  should take their garbage home.  It wouldn't even hurt to takea  bit of someone else's also.  If you see someone littering,  politely ask them to pick up  their garbage. This would be  easier to do if there was a bin  you could direct them to.  KIRKLAND CENTRE  January 25 will be Robert  Burns Day at Kirkland Centre.  John Webb will pipe in the haggis and Marg Jones will give the  address to the haggis as well as  play the piano.  The meeting that was held the  next evening was mostly taken  up with the up-date and improvement in the playground at *  the day care and Whitaker Park  and the garbage along Davis  Coast  highways  need help  by Dave Fraser  In an effort to convince the  Ministry of Highways that there  is a pressing need to improve the  state of Sunshine Coast highways the Sunshine Coast  Regional District (SCRD) board  agreed Thursday to invite a  highways official to a meeting  soon to discuss highway safety.  "Tourists are horrified that  the only cat's eyes (highway  reflectors) in my area belong to  cats," said Area A Director  Gordon Wilson at the January  11 meeting of the SCRD board.  "We don't even have white  lines. On a dark rainy night it's  hard to tell whether you're in  the right lane, or even on the  road."  In the past Wilson has attempted to establish a liaison  with the highways ministry, but  with little success. "Hopefully,  with the new minister (Rita  Johnston) that will change,"  Wilson added.  Director Jim Gurney, who  made the motion to arrange the  meeting, said the meeting  should deal with concerns about  the safety and condition of the  proposed Highway 101 Gibsons  by-pass from Langdale to  Sechelt.  Drop ott your  COAST New*  Bay beach. Jacob Knaus gave a  most enjoyable and informative  talk about Sri Lanka and promised to come another time and  show us some of their slides.  VANDALISM  At my bridge group we were  talking about vandalism - why  and what could be done about  it.  When I drove home past  Whitaker Park I noticed that  someone had knocked over  about five of the posts that were  placed along Simpkins Road.  When I see something like this it  makes me feel sad, and also  very angry.  What's going to be next? It's  time we ordinary people take a  stand. We don't need knocked  over mail boxes and signs,  broken windows, stolen Christmas lights and decorations.  We also don't need cars passing on double lines. It's time we  started reporting these cars to  the police. They can't do much  but at least we give warning to  these jokers.  They may think twice about  doing it again.  PARENT GROUP  Winner of the first prize of  the adult raffle at the Christmas  concert was Mrs. Ferghurson of  Wilson Creek and the children's  was Wendy Flagg.  The Parent Group meeting  on January 10 was postponed.  It may be re-scheduled after the  Year 2000 Forum being held at  Chatelech gym on January 15 at  7:30 pm.  PAY YOURSELF  FIRST  But what about the mortgage or the  rent, the car payment, the credit cards,  and so on? Of course, you must meet  your financial obligations. But if you're  going to save money and build toward  a better tomorrow, you must keep  some of what you earn for yourself.  We can show you how to do it - and how,  to make your savings grow. Call us  today.  Yuur resident Investors Planning Team  Investors  Group  PROFIT FROri OUR EXPERIENCE  J.N W. (Jim) BUDD Sr.  885-3397  DEBORAH MEALIA  886-8771  J.H.(Jim) BUDD Jr.  886-8771  ��� i  Happy Holiday  lotorhome  Rentals. Sales & Service Ltd.  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I        CANADA INC.  u   885-2848  **  (formerly Seaside Rentals)  TOOLS & EQUIPMENT  for the Professional  and the Homeowner  Swanson's  *   as���ml _"-=-.���..���. -*eidy-M)H Lid.  1885-96661 1885-53331  3 Batch Plant! on th* Suuhia* Coast  Gibsons ��� Socholi ��� Pondar Harbour  5540 Inlet Ave., Sechelt  "ALLAN PAINTS >,  �� DECORATES  FREE ESTIMATES SEVEN DAYS A WEEK  INTERIOR - EXTERIOR PAINTING  RESIDENTIAL - INDUSTRIAL ��� COMMERCIAL  Uerk A. Mac/nnes  Oil ice: 8862728  ELECTRICAL CONTR  CENTURY ROCK  885-5910  -Residentlal-  ��� Commercial.  Olson Electric  General Electrical Contractor  fret fafanatta including ex. Hidn Electric Afiia  Residential ��� Commercial 885-1939  DENNIS OLSON Box 2271, Sechelt J  PAINTING  30 Years Experience     Fully Equipped  Free Estimates       j  M.B. Painting    JJ  Maxoel Beaunoyer 886-9626        j*  - Industrial.  \  J  ���  HEATING  ���  MISC SERVICES  WOOD HEAT  All tacets ol      steve  wood heating      christian  Certified  Wood Stove  Technician  AC Building Supplies    883-9551  FREDERICK GOERTZ LTD.'  Complete Binocular Repairs  Repair Facilities  From Experienced Technicians  For any inquiries tor old & new binoculars   PtlOM 684-5377 (Van)   ICS LIQUID GAS  ��� Aulo Propane  ��� Appliances  ��� Quality B.B. O's  8852360  Hwy 101. across St.  Irom Big Mac's, Sechelt  JACOBSEN FEEDS        ^  6452 Norwest Bay Road  888-9869 Your Authorized Peeler  We carry a complete line of I  ^Animal Feeds 8 Supplies      g 9rowjng ^^  PAUL'S CHIMNEY CLEANING  886-7116  Competitive Rates  Branka's Store Design  Window Display ��� Merchandising ���  Decorating ��� Store Design ���  21 years experience 886-2063  MARINE SERVICES  merCrui/er  Mercury Outboards  Volvo  AB HADDOCK MARINE ltd  MARINE REPAIRS  MARINE WAYS  I0AT MOVING  POWER WASHING  Garden Bay. BC.  883-2811  JON JAREMA  DESIGN CONSULTANT  PRELIMINARY DEVELOPMENT CONCEPTS  CUSTOM HOME DESICN  RENOVATIONS OR ADDITIONS ��� REVISION OF EXISTING PLANS  DRAWINGS AND RENDERINGS  CALL 886-8930 to discuss vour home environment.  &  wccaneer  Marina c? Resort Ltd  Located in Secret Cove 885-7888  MARINE SPECIALISTS 21 years  PARTS ��� SALES - SERVICE -REPAIRS  'Johnson  OMC  VOLVO  PENTA  li'<l=l:MiJ;��TL  "outboards  /'COMPLETE LANDSCAPE SERVICE        6.7' & 8 B01DEN"\  D.signmo. Turl. tto HEDGIN0 EVERGREENS  ��3"/tt  Free Estimates  ���ARK MULCH c.,n  15 yds delivered in Sechell WU  coasrsLaaocsr rvunsenv  ��� io acnes of warVTS  MURRAY'S NURSERY 2612151  Located 1 mile north of Hwy 101 on Mason Rd     005*2974  For successful  BUSINESS MEETINGS  Large or Small  CEDARS INN  895 Hwy. 101, Gibsons  Fax 886-3046    886-3008  ���t-Mft    Cottrell's Marine Service1  ���BK|l SERVICE TO Al L MAKES  ���     HflS     Specializing In Merc Outboard  T^Wsr'jW,      * "���"> dtlie rebuilding  DIVER ^T Located at  BOAT ���        Smitty's Marina, Gibsons  HAULING        SHOPB86-7711    RES. 88M840,  rCHAINSAWSl  SALES & SERVICE  KELLY'S LAWNMOWER &   CHAIN8AW LTD.  I 731 NORTH ROAD   886-2Q12J  MtoimOaMarina (1986) JM  Wmm SPECIAL ME 0H WAYS:  Pay Ir* 1 Day t OET 3 DAVt FREE  Nov. 1. 1989 ��� Jan 31, 1990  TERR ROUHD HOMME: HLMEISUK CLEAMIN*  9Dx7t.MaHliraPaik.ee V0N2H0    (���04|ai].240l  GIBSONS MOBILE SAW SERVICE  Custom Cutting - Planing  Bevel Siding ��� Posts & Beams  Chrli Napper 886-3468  R.RJ4, S6, C78,  lOlbione, B.C. VON 1V0        -Ir  ure * Salt Water Licences j/^.  * Motel & Campsites  * Water Ta��i *&/*'-  * Marine Repairs        * Ice and Tackle   883-2266  MINI  STORAGE  885-2081  MISC SERVICES  PENINSULA INDUSTRIAL  & LOGGING SUPPLIES  PORT  MELLON  & GIBSONS  ��� Wire Rope & Rigging  ��� Welding Supplies  ��� Hydraulic Hose & Fittings  ��� Misc. Industrial Products  Van. Direct 689-7387  Gibsons 886-2480  Port Mellon 884-5303  1042 Hwy. 101, Gibsons (across from Kenmac)  886-7359  Conuersion   Windows,   Glass,  Auto &  Marine Glass, Aluminum IVindours]  & Screens  Hwy 101 & Pratt Rd.  ss, 1  n IVindours]  Mirrors   I  SUNSHINE KITCHEN  ��� CABINETS -  886-9411  ���Showroom Kern's Pteze.Hwy 10)  Open Tuetday to Saturday 104 pm .  Pbc ferries Schedule  VANCOUVER  SECHELT PCNINSULA  HORSESHOE BAY-LANGDALE  EARLS COVE   SALTERY BAY  Lv. Langdale  6:20 am      2:30 pm  8:30 M'       4:30  10:30 6:30  12:25 pm M 8:20 HI  M dinolii Mmrieh llll  Lv. Horseshoe Bay  7:30 am      3:30 pm M  9:30 M        5:30  11:30 7:25 M  1:15 pm      9:15  Lv. Earls Cove  6:40 am      4:30 pm  8:20 6:30  10:30 8:30  12:25 pitlM 10:20 M  Lv. Saltery Bay  5:45 M     3:30 pm  7:35        5:30 M  9:25 M     7:30  11:30      9:30  ���Note thrrra will ba no  First Ferry ' run on  Saturdays Sundays & Holidays  (in Park a DfirJ Norm Rd a Slltal. Gowir Pt 4 Franklin. Lrmir lui Slop)  Arrive  Gibsons Bus Schedule  Elleclive March 1, 1989  Depart  Mall        5:45 1:45  7:45 3:45  9:45 5:45  11:45 7:45  (.11 Mirlni. Fnnklln Firihm. Park i Riirl R|)  Arrive  Langdale 6:10  Ferry Ter. 8:10  10:10  12:10  Depart  Lower     6:15  But Stop 8:15  10:15  12:15  Mill  6:30 2:30  1:30 4:30  10:30 6:30  12:30 8:30  III Bul Driyir tar LingrJik, Hliflhta lannNbrMI Hnglttl  WHlcrHk Park SehiouW  FARES Adults Seniors Children (6-12) Comm. Ticket* I  Out ol Town   S1.50   S1.00 .75       SI 25/rMe  In Town .75       .75 75  These transportation schedules sponsored by  Femstty $MieoMt Asmeln ft Ottwm Ttsri  ITP  liuiirancc, anwiitaiol  Outopfcln    INDfMMtNT TMVIL  Notary  Bed Cirpel Sertlce From Friendly Professionals In Sunnycrest Hell, Gibsons.  886-2000 Coast News, January 15,1990  17.  1  Guess Where  Dm usual prize of $5 will be awarded the first correct entry drawn  which locates the above. Send your entries to reach the Coast  News, Box 460, Gibsons by Saturday of this week. Last week's  winner was Gabrielle Waugh of Samron Road, Halfmoon Bay  who correctly identified Adrienne Gayton's mailbox on Redrooffs  Road.  YOUR   "COMPLETE"  TRANSMISSION CENTRE  ���AUTOMOTIVE & MARINE  ���AUTOMATIC & STANDARD  ���FRONT AND REAR WHEEL  DRIVE 'CLUTCHES  Come see the Specialists at  EAGLE TRANSMISSIONS  The Coast's first Transmission only shop.  Phone Kerry at 673  886-2111 Payne Rd.  i Automatic Service Special      stmoniy ��84.95 ea  TRANSMISSION SPECIALISTS FOR 18 YEARS  Pity Reading Driftwood Players will be holding a play reading at Lexa Pomlrel's  house, 2406 Milliner Rd., Roberts Creek on Mon. Jan. 15 al 7 pm.  Sunshine Cult Cancer Society monthly meeting Mon. Jan. 15 al 1 pm In the offices  ol the Regional Board, Sechelt. All welcome.  Sechelt Bnnch ol the Hoiplttl Auxiliary Is holding their annual general meeting on  Mon. Jan. 15 at Pebbles Restaurant. Please contact your president al 885-7793 lor  tickets.  Pender Harbour 8 Hstiict Wlldllle Society meeting Tues. Jan. 16 at Madeira Park  Elementary School at 7:30 pm.  Sunihlne Cult Amatuur Redkt Club Jan. meeting will be at the home of Gordon  Oliver, 6365 Oracle St.. Sechelt on Wed. Jan. 17 at 6 pm. For information call  685-9491.  Alpha Omega Foundation meeting Tues. Jan. 16 al 7:30 pm at the home ol Evans &  Jock Hermon, Mark Way, Madeira Park. 883-2745.  Pender Harbour WHdllle Society meeting Tues. Jan. 16 at 7:30 pm al the Madeira  Park Elementary School.  Sunihlne Cult Amnoily International regular monthly meeting Jan. 17 at 7:30 pm In  Ihe library at Sechelt Elementary. Everyone welcome, lor Info call Roger at 885-7143.  ShorncHtle Auxiliary meeting Jan. 16 at 1:30 pm at Shornclitle. Please come.  Kheenli Can Hone Auxiliary meeting Jan. 17 at 8pm In the residents' lounge. New  members welcome.  Gibsons branch ot Friends ol SxMzophronici meet Jan. 15 al 7:30 pm at Garibaldi  Health Unit, S. Fletcher, Gibsons. Video 'Genetics & Schizophrenia' with Dr. Barry  Jones. Discussion will follow. For info call 886-3534.  Glbioni Quilting Group meeting Jan. 17 at 10am. New members welcome. For inlo  call 886-8763.  Annual meeting and election of oltlcers ol the Sunihlne Cuit SPCA will be Jan. 21  at 2 pm In the Community Use Room at Roberts Creek Elementary. Please come oul  and vote.  cis to the Editor  'iifo  Skelly supports local post office  Editor:  Re: Changes to the Postal  Service in Halfmoon Bay.  As many of you are probably  aware, Canada Post has proposed significant changes to the  postal service in Halfmoon Bay.  This is part of the ongoing  "rural conversion" scheme,  whereby rural post offices are  replaced with postal facilities in  retail businesses.  I sympathize with the concerns already expressed by  many residents about the effect  of this "conversion" on qualtiy  of service. Problems can range  from the location of the retail  outlet to security of mail. But  those aren't the only flaws.  The rationale behind the  changes is to increase access for  customers to postal services, in  a cost-effective manner. Unfortunately, in communities  where 'conversions' have  already taken place, this has not  proven to be the case. These  "conversions" have had an  adverse effect on customers  across the country, reduced the  level of service for some rural  residents, and to date, even  Canada Post has acknowledged  that monetary savings have not  materialized.  In November 1989, the Postal  Services Review Committee  supported changes in rates for  Canada Post with the stipula  tion that "as a first priority,  (Canada Post) improve service  to households and small  business customers". The quality of service offered by Canada  Post to ordinary Canadians has  deteriorated as the emphasis is  increasingly placed on servicing  major corporate customers  first.  Canada Post has clearly  demonstrated that to achieve its  ultimate goal of privatization of  Canadian post office, service to  the public is expendable.  Canada Post must now change  its direction and develop  policies that serve all Canadians.  The post office in Halfmoon  Bay must be maintained. If  Canada Post would provide  sufficient funds to ensure the  quality of service the residents  of Halfmoon Bay deserve, this  important public service could  be protected.  My New Democrat colleagues and I will continue to  fight for equal and fair access to  postal services for all residents  of Canada. If you would like to  receive a copy of the Postal Services Review Committee report  mentioned above, or if you  would like to share your  thoughts on Canada Post,  please write to me c/o House of  Commons, Ottawa.  Raymond Skelly, M.P.  North Island - Powell River  Maverick needed  We Still  (House  The Careful Movers  in ��� day when personal service seems like a chapter Irom history,  vou'll be pleased with Allled's genuine concern. Call us. We'll  moke a helpful house cilL.rlght away.  LEN WMY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Custom packing, storage, local �� long distance moving.  HWY 101, GIBSONS      ^^oKST 886-2664  Editor:  Re: Bus service on the Sunshine Coast. Upon discussing  the situation with some of the  residents of the Sunshine Coast  1 find the following:  1) Transit service (subsidized)  are trying to take over the bus  service on the Coast by  operating on or close to the  Maverick Coach Lines'  schedule with two buses following the same routes and the  timetables. Transit is servicing  the same ferries as Maverick.  2) It is understood that Transit gave up these routes at one  time as they found them to be  unprofitable.  3) It is understood that both  Maverick and the local Gibsons  Bus had to go before the  Department of Commercial  Transport to obtain running  rights on these routes.  4) It is also understood that  there is now a third Transit bus  either on order or soon to be  ordered.  5) It is understood that the  Transit buses are being subsidized by the taxpayers and there is  to be a further tax of five cents  per litre of fuel that is sold and  also a further surcharge of three  dollars on each Hydro bill.  6) My concern is that if  Maverick gives up the runs they  are contemplating the persons  Sechelt  Firemen  election  Editor:  The Sechelt Volunteer Fire  Department elected its new  chief and officers at its annual  general meeting held on  January 10.  The new officers are: chief,  Bill Higgs; assistant chief,  Derek Nelson; captains, Ron  Caldwell, Rob Briscoe, Bill  Green, and Bill Krasnikoff;  training officer, Chris Caldwell.  Doug Cameron, secretary  COeMt  Services  Dlrec  MISC SERVICES  MISC SERVICES  e\ INSTALLATION  'Commercial & Residential*  'Carpet & Resilient Flooring*  ��� * * ��_�� ***** Phone ********  <3a*\      886-8868 or  &*JSiA   SEE OUR SALESPERSON AT  Sg&S** SICHILT PURNITUMLAND  "���"^      SHOWROOM SATURDAYS  >- " flood srorii *r voun ooon >  MM CHISTEB STOUT  VANCOUVf 0, O.C.  JIM'S  FUEL INJECTION SERVICE  25 Vears Oi Experience At Your Service  The fuel injection system is the heart oi the diesel  engine, have your luel Injection equipment serviced  for maximum engine performance  By JIM IANKS       Dependable Service At A Reasonable Price  324-1715  (Lift  Paprr  mm  883-9911  " a.d. Landscape aroup  Over 20 Yeare ot Experience  ���Design���  'Complete Establishment  ���Maintenance)    of your garden  ���Retaining Walls ���Stonework  i For Free Estimate.    fr|| jggjgm J  who are handicapped will have  to walk on to the ferries  possibly with suitcases and  maybe using crutches, a cane or  with other medical problems.  If these runs are given up this  means the bus going on the  ferry with priority passage will  be dropped and the convenience  of boarding the bus and being  able to place your baggage in  the compartment and not have  to carry it off and on the ferries.  The writer is not even sure that  the Transit buses allow baggage  on the buses.  7) If we are in effect going to  be having transit why can they  cover the ferries that are not  currently being serviced by any  other public transport.  I am sure that there is a need  for bus service from other ferries which do not have any other  transportation meeting them.  Henry A. Hincks  Sechelt, B.C.  TERMINAL  Forest Products Ltd.  LOG  BUYING  STATION  Competitive Prices  Camp Run  ��� CEDAR ��� FIR ��� HEMLOCK ���  886-7033  Free Seminar!  You're invited to join us at the  Davis Bay Elementary School  Wednesday, Jan. 17 ��� 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm  Guest Speaker - Bob Thompson  the Royal's RSP Consultant for B.C.  Hosted by the Gibsons and Sechelt Branches of the  ROYAL BANK  Please Pre-register at  886.2201 or 885-2201  L\ 18.  Coast News, January 15,1990  MS experience  ���iiTiMoiiiMooeeBoiMMiiiinowoaoiiiiiiiiiiMeaio)^���eiii~oiio*^^iiiiia>e>>  Wonder of birth  Time For A-B-C's... moNB wast news  |3T"A" Want Ad "B"rings You Ready "Cash! 885-3930  More than a year has gone by  since I was first diagnosed with  Multiple Sclerosis. I've been  okay, fine actually. My symptoms are slight; a flare of heat  on the back of my left hand,  tingly skin above my knees at  night, little twitches and jitters  here and there, numbness on  my forehead and neck.  A lot of what happens  around me doesn't seem to  make it into my long term  memory. I write things down  and 1 make lists and I don't  worry too much about it. The  symptoms are not drastic or  prolonged and do not interfere  with my activities of daily life.  I feel that this disuse found  me through no fault of my own,  came out of the blue so to  speak. I also believe that my  choice of lifestyle and my  outlook on life will keep me well  from now on.  I remind myself nf the good  The Sunshine Coast Arts Council ^^  in association with  Howe Sound Pulp & Paper  present  The Nightingale of the Caucasas  From Georgia, USSR, Land of the Golden Sunrise, world celebrated Salamuri Virtuoso Nicol comes with  his company of seven. The group presents a fast paced program ranging from ancient Georgian melodies  to familiar classics arranged for Salamuri and the entire ensemble. The Salamuri (pan-flute) guitars and  vocalists conclude with a candlelight Georgian wedding scene in full costume.  Sunday, Feb. 4  2 pm Twilight Theatre, Gibsons  $15 Per Ticket  Funding for this event was provided by Howe Sound Pulp & Paper Ltd.  SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL ARTS COUNCIL  0207 - 5740 Cambie St.,  Vancouver, BC V5Z 3A6  Managed by Overture Concerts  people that I know who are  struggling with more difficult  health situations, cancer, emotional trauma, advanced  diabetes...  In the back of my mind,  tucked away in a tidy and hidden place, is the notion that if I  ever, God forbid, find myself  out of commission, I will buy a  fancy typewriter and do some  real writing.  A great event has happened  in our family. We have a new  baby. The pregnancy and birth  went very well. Baby is thriving  contentedly. He's almost three  months old and his big sister is  three and a half.  I'm a little tired at night but  no riore than any parent who  remembers at nine'o'clock,  about the diapers that have to  be washed.  Police  news  GIBSONS RCMP  On January 5 a Tidy Tank  holding 100 gallons of diesel  fuel was stolen from the Howe  Sound Pulp Mill. Those with  any information call the RCMP  or Crimestoppers at 886-TIPS.  Police reported last week that  one person was charged for impaired driving and four were  given 24-hour suspensions. If  you suspect impaired driving,  report immediately the location  and description of the vehicle to  the RCMP.  There were two separate incidents of theft this past week.  One, a motorcycle and the  other, a jacket, both still under  investigation.  Bicycles turned in to the  RCMP are kept for 90 days in  their storage awaiting owners to  claim.  After that time one of three  things happens to a bicycle if  the finder does not claim it. If in  very poor condition, it is trashed. If parts can be used it is sent  to the Salvation Army workshop. If it is in good usable condition, it is handed over to the  provincial government agent for  sale at an auction.  On Wednesday, January 10  at 4:35 pm a private automobile  turning left from Highway 101  to North Road was struck  broadside by a West Howe  Sound firetruck going across  the intersection to School Road  on full emergency.  One firetruck had already  passed through the intersection  and the car turned into the path  of the second firetruck following the first, to a call from Abbs  Road.  There were no injuries and no  charges have been laid. Damage  was in excess of $3000 to the car  and about $1000 to the  firetruck.  THE 17%  RRSP. FOR  20 YEARS.  Over the past 20 yean, Industrial  Growth Fund has averaged more  than 179tin annua) compound  returns. Why not put it to work  for you?  Industrial Growth Fund i Record -  J near: 1(1.2% 3yean: 13.9?$,  5 yean: J-5.6X, Wyean: IS.6M,  I5yean: 17.Iff. 20yean: J7.*ff,  Mince inception: (22 yean) 17.0V.  AU figures are average annual  compound returns to November 30,  1989 based an the net amount  invested and including reinvestment  of distributions. Past performance  is not necessarily indicative of  future results. Offer made only  by prospectus.  D PImm tend me mora information on en  Industrial Group ol Fundi RRSP manrnfi by  Mackeniic Financial Corporation.  Ural A. Oppeit, V.P.  P.O. Box 49020  Three Btntall Cenire  Vancouver. B.C. V7X IC3  Switchboard: (604)688-2111  Direct Una: (604)661-7782  Res   (604)732-3249  Or. II mon conwMni. mall to:  CAROL A. 0PPELT, V.P.  Box 5, Murray's Site  R.R. #1  Halfmoon Bay. B.C. VON 1Y0  Mackenzie  VmtmmMCtmmtll  ��� ���- - -   - Coast News, January 15,1990  CCOAST NEWS CLASSIFIEDS^  19.  1   m\.-Sm. siasammtemsSmmm  ��� mf m Mmmmm^mmms\\%  ti. WlenjU  M.WeaMa  ��v Ml |n  liter ���*��  It. I  ia.Me��WaaooeI  nkmamms.  tsemm ienfcee  m^am W*a*jr��j1 ^MLr^HS  St. (MM Cam  MM  M.I  '��� Homes  8, Propert\  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  Classifieds  at any of our convenient  Friendly People  Places  ���IN PENDER HARBOUR���  The Coast News  (Madeira Park Shopping Centre) 883-9099  Marina Pharmacy 883-2888  AC Building Supplies 883-9551  ���IN HALFMOON BAY���  B&J Store 885-9435   IN SECHELT   The Coast News  (Cowrie Street) 885-3930  ��� IN DAVIS BAY���  Peninsula Market 885-9721  -IN WILSON CREEK-  Wilson Creek Campground 885-5937  ���IN ROBERTS CREEK���  Seaview Market 885-3400  ��� IN GIBSONS   The Coast News  inn* (behind Oockside Pharmacy) 88U-2622  DEADLINE IS NOON SATURDAY  FOR MONDAY PUBLICATION  3 PM AT COAST NEWS OFFICES  SECHELT 4 GIBSONS  I get lots ot help placing your classified ad at  BID Sports, our Friendly People Piece In Sun-  nycreot Mall, Qiboono. .  Homes    I      '  8.  Tropertv   II Obituaries  FOR SALE -  BY OWNER  Affordable Country Living  1315 Kearton Road  925 sq. ft. home, lot 69'x162', c/w  fridge, stove, built-in china cabinet.  Excellent Condition.  '69,900 obo  CALL 886-2112 - Leave Message  Huge ravine lol In Creekside on  Mtn. View Drive, fully serviced,  $30,000. 886-8698 or 583-3234.  Ass  ANDERSON REALTY  The Sunshine Coast  . Specialists for  ��� Recreation  ��� Retirement  e Relocation  FREE CATALOGUE  Teredo Square, Sechell  885-3211  Van. Toll tree 084-6016  Two 50'X100' adjoining lots on  Keats Island close to water, level,  well treed, waler & power avail.  985-5449 or 960-7651 lor further  Info. #5sr  1.3 Acres. 5 Lots subdlvldable.  Great Potential. View Lots. Gun  Club Rd. 885-3630. #3sr  Beautiful large view lot In Lower  Gibsons. $45,000. 885-9778.  #5sr  3 bdrm. modern home, view,  Gower, large lot, mint. $140,000.  885-9397 #6sr  Wanted To Buy  Home on small acreage, Rbts.  Ck.   area,   $80-$120.000.  591-1953  #1s  Pender Harbour. 2 bdrm. mobile  on private lot. $40,000.  276-2338. #5sr  View lot 5 acres Rbts. Ck. Services avail. Phone 885-3469,  885-7610. #4sr  Lot 100x173' cleared, level,  8086 Dogwood Drive, Welcome  Woods. $24,900. No Agents.  883-2433. #2ss  Near new 3 bdrm. rancher c/w  f V: baths, w/w carpet, laundry  area, carport & easy care yard.  Located in bay area, Gibsons, 'k  block from beach. Exc. value at  $89,900. Call 886-8356.     ISss  For Sale By Owner  Remodelled 1050 sq. ft. rancher,  new  carport,   sundeck, 2-3  bdrm., close to marina, 259  Glassford  Rd.,   Gibsons. No  agents please., $83,000. Call  colled eves. 925-2216. #3  tut  ettf  ot^  0  p^o\  The LOWEST  Ilassif led Ad Rates  $400  #&  .*��*  (minimum) for 10 words  ,ST>  25* 'or eacn additional word  Ci***1" sir,',i'los( * fm"1 fMEI  Pay for 2 weeks, Get the 3rd week FREE  When paid by CASH, CHEQUE  or MONEY ORDER  "Suite SeTcLAssiHEps  They run until your item is sold!  " 5      (or up to 10 words    1       per additional word  Your ad, featuring one item only, will run for (our consecutive  weeks and will then be cancelled unless you instruct us to renew it  for another four, by Saturday, 3 pm.  NO CHARGE FOR RENEWAL for as long as you want!  (Nrii .v.il.hlp 10 commercial jdvemwrsi  ALL CLASSIFIED ADS mutt be PRE-PAID before insertion.  For your convenience, use your MASTERCARD or VISA!  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  At "Friendly People Places"  and at COAST NEWS Office  Pender Harbour FRIDAY 4:30 PM  At COAST NEWS Offices,  Sechelt & Gibsons    Saturday, 3 PM  COAST NEWS Classifieds  The LOWEST Price!  The HIGHEST Circulation! FAX: 886-7725  The FIRST on the street!  Cowrie St.. Sechelt 885*3930 Crulce Lane, Gibson. 886-2622  Madeira Park Shopping Center, Pender Harbour 883*9099  WANTED TO BUY  House In Gibsons up to $80,000  No agents - cash sales 886-3193.  #4  Private want lo buy acreage  vicinity Gibsons or Sechelt.  885-7618. #4  Lot, 60x120' #50 Creekside,  $28.000.483-4833. #6ss  3 bdrm. full basement, ocean  view home In the Bonnlebrook  area. Complete with full basement, sundecks, sunken hot tub,  attached carport, woodshed, fully  landscaped lot, includes 5 appliances, electric/wood healing,  and multi-level living. 9 years  young - excellent condition. Musl  be seen. Owner transferred. No  agents please, $131,500. Call  748-8225 for viewing.  Hi! My name is Brittini-leigh  Margaret Dediluke. I was born  Friday, December 8th at 5:09 am,  weighing 7 lbs., 13 oz. My proud  parents are Heather Ross and  Ron Dediluke and my grand-  parents are Alex & Joyce Ross off  Roberts Creek and Steve &  Claudette Dediluke ol Gibsons. I  want to especially thank Grandma  Ross and Oaddy (or helping  Mommy and special thanks to Dr.  Petzold and RN Dorothy and nursing staff at St. Mary's. 13  Proud mother Karen Scott announces the arrival of Cassandra  Calhleen born Jan. 1, 1990,  Langley hospital, weighing 7 lbs  3 ozs. A little sister for Thomas;  fourth grandchild for John &  Joyce Kaspar. #3  Peter & Denlse Fritz are pleased  to announce the birth of their  beautiful daughter Kayla May,  December 23, 1989. Special  thank yous goes out to family,  friends, Dr. Wendy Norman and  the staff at St. Mary's for all their  help and kindness. 13  Obituaries  ENKINS: Beatrice Susanna, age  68, passed away peacefully on  January 11,1990 alter a lengthy  illness at Totem Lodge. St.  Mary's Hospital. Survived by her  loving husband Robert; daughter  Margaret Williams and husband  Glen; three grandchildren Jennifer, Kathy and Norman. Private  cremation through Devlin Funeral  Home. Family service only. In lieu  ol (lowers donations to Totem  Lodge Extended Care or charity ol  choice. #3  MULLIGAN: Passed away  peacefully on January 10, 1990.  Teresa Hanna Mulligan, late of  Vancouver and formerly of Gibsons. Born Nov. 12, 1911 at  Barrow-in-Furness, England.  Emmigrated lo Canada with her  family as a child and resided at  Hamilton, Ontario. She married  Marshall Mulligan and moved lo  Sechelt In 1951 with their family,  and then to Gibsons. Predeceased by her husband Marshall in  1960. Teresa will be sadly missed by her family: sons and  daughters-in-law, Bernard & Bool  Mulligan, Gibsons; Denis & Mer-  rilee Mulligan, Gibsons; Paul &  Gail Mulligan, Langley; daughters  and sons-in-law, Mary Griffith,  Delta; Diane and Danny Strom,  Gibsons; Clare and Reg Wittman,  Victoria; 15 grandchildren; 11  great grandchildren; brother,  Jerry Rlgby, Guelph, Ont;  sisters, Joan Korgen, Vancouver;  Ann Darnell, Guelph, Ont.; foster  daughters, Patricia August and  Nadlne Briene, Victoria, and dear  friend, Bill Handford. Funeral  Miss was celebrated by  Reverend A. DePompa on Sat.,  Jan. 13 in St. Mary's Catholic  Church, Gibsons. Interment  Seaview Cemetery. Devlin  Funeral Home Directors.       #3  EDMONDS: passed away suddenly January 8. 1990. Victor  Fredrick Edmonds, late of  Sechelt, age 80 years. Survived  by his loving wife Marjorte; one  son David and wife Eleane ol  Calgary; two granddaughters  Jackie and Laura; one grandson  Darren; four sisters in England.  Funeral service was held Friday.  January 12 in the Chapel ol  Devlin Funeral Home. Gibsons.  Reverend Ron Schindell ol-  ficiated. Cremation followed.  03  In Memorlam  Robertson ��� Florence |Flo|  who passed away January 10,  1988.  Memory drills lo scenes long  past, time rolls on, but memories  last; sunshine passes, shadows  tail, love's remembrance outlasts  all.  -Sadly missed by husband Alex,  family and friends.  #3  Thank You  I want to thank the 2300+ people  who visited and enjoyed Weal's  light display and donated  $1775+ to RCVFD for extra  equipment for Jaws of Life.  Special thanks to Edna, Ron,  Norm and Frances, without them  it would not have been possible.  Mary Weal & Family. 13  Thanking Drs. Amiel, Cairns, and  Hourigan and nursing staff, esp.  Bev. for all their care of John, and  to all our friends for their comforting support.  Majory Mackay and Family.    #3  Are you in an unhappy relationship? Call the Transition House  lor free confidential counselling.  885-2944. TFN  Do you need some information to  deal with your legal problem? Call  the Legal Information Service  185-5881; Mondays and  Wednesdays 9-4. TFN  INDIVIDUAL THERAPY  COUPLES COUNSELLING  Call Eleanor Mae 885-9018  19  Senior lady at Kiwanis Way apartments looking for same to share  furnished accommodation.  886-9145. #4  LOSE WEIGHT  3C's self-help weight loss unit is  accepting 4 new memberships.  Inlo 886-2587. #5  My son you were born March 20,  1989. Your mother and I broke  up before you were born. She  does not want me to see you or  get to know you. But as your  father I want you fo know me and  fwould like to be able to see you  once In a while and watch you  grown.  Your Concerned Father.  #3  Attention Wordstar client: Please  call   again.   Confidential  Secretarial Services, 886-4740.   03  Announcements  List your group's  events and special  activities in the  1990 CALENDAR  OF EVENTS  appearing in April  In the magazine  'SOUNDINGS'  Sunshine Coast  LEISURE EDITION  Any event open to the  public may be listed  FREE OF CHARGE  To determine space  requirements, please  book your space as soon  as possible, although  details may be given later  Call 885-3930  for information  Announcements  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  885-2896, 886-7272, 886-2954  TFN  Do You Want To Play  PAINT BALL  SPORT?  Phone Blair  886-2593  Physic Readings by Alma Skae  Jan. 18. 19 & 20. al Cedar's Inn  ��� Room 210. For appt. call  886-8383 #3  Muilelini WitrM  By Sunnycrest Mall lor Saturday  afternoon Musical Jam Sessions.  To book date & lime call Steve  McCarthy 116-8(95 TFN  New Yen's Resolution  Have a physic reading to lead you  on your way. Kalawna 886-8383.  #3  Transforming body Image, a  woman's workshop. Learn to love  Ihe body you have. Jan. 27 - 9:30  lo 5:30 thru Continuing Ed.  885-2991. #4  SHIATSU MASSAGE  Relief of tension - relaxation.  2 lor $35 - Intro Offer  Peggl Francis 886-4545.  #4  Wanted - volunteers in Sechelt.  West Sechelt, Halfmoon Bay  areas to help with 1990 Heart  Fund Campaign. 885-3575.    #4  OBITUARY: 100 year old community post office died Jan. 10.  1990 at the hands of Canada  Post. Mourned by the residents of  Halfmoon Bay. #3  Annual meeting and election of  officers of the Sunshine Coast  SPCA will be held on Sunday.  Jan. 21, 1990 at 2 pm in the  Community Use Room at Roberts  Creek Elementary School. Please  come out and vote. #3  WORKSHOP  POSTPONED  Due to circumstances  beyond our control the  Disabled People and the Law  workshop with Peter Carver,  lo have been held on Jan.  16, has been postponed.  Please watch tor details ol  new date. For inlo. call  LEGAL INFORMATION  SERVICE  885-5681  THEN AND NOW FURNITURE  Highway 101. Gibsons  886-4716  ANNUAL SALE - Furniture  Prices Reduced up lo 20%  Pocket Books 25'  Make your Offer on other Items  ALL ARE WELCOME    #6  NOTICE TO SPCA MEMBERS  This is a correction of the Notice  of Ihe General Meeting mailed to  you regarding Election of Board of  Directors.  1. Christine Borley Is Not running  for election.  2. Rose Ayres Is running for  President.  3. Phylis Menicol is running for  Second Vice-President.  4. Doug Netzlaw is running for  Re-Election as Director.  5. Joan Climo is running lor  Director.  6. Rob Clarke is running for  Director.  Please come lo Election  Sunday. Jan., 21.  #3  Valdy Valentine Dance, Feb. 14.  Book your babysitter now. Details  next week. #3  Little boy's Christmas skates by  never-fo-be-lorgiven mother at  the ice arena Size 12/13. plastic  Bauer. 886-2227 Reward.      #3  Black lop-earred Rabbil Franklin  Rd. area. 886-9713. 03  Keys tied to yellow bunny key  chain. 886-9624. 03  Child's play figurine. 886-2227.  #3  Pets  8. Livestock  Ots  8. livestock  PET FOOD  SCIENCE DIET, IAMS,  TECHNI-CAL. NUTRO-MAX,  PURINA, WAYNE.  Also full line ol bird seed  And much more.  Quality Farm 4 Garden  Supply Ltd.  Pratt Rd. 886-7527  TFN  SPCA SPAVINO PROGRAM  Conlact Marie* Fashions.  TFN  FREE lo good home. Three 8 wk.  old male Terrier Lab X pups.  886-4551 TFNS  SPCA ADOPTION  Adorable male golden lab puppy,  7   wks.   old,   young   cats.  886-7313. Spayed border collie X  dog. 885-5734. 03  Two 8 wk. old fern. Multipoo,  $200,886-8091. 03  Music Lessons You Enjoy  0U4U Ar**Ma��  NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL  MUSIC TEACHER  classic a JAZZ  PIANOFORT - ELECTRIC ORGAN  AUTHORIZED KELLY KIRBY TEACHER  AGE 3 AND OLDER  ROYAL TERRACES SUITE 301  SECHELT. B.C. VON 3A0  885-7465  Trumpet lessons in your own  home. Karen 886-8383.        #3  Guitar  lessons  available.  886-8895. #3  ON STAGE NOW!  You are needed on stage nowl  Driftwood Players & Soundwaves  Choir requires stage managers,  set builders, backstage and  costume help and more. Joel  886-7313 or Nest 886-7573.  0A  Boys leather skates, size 1 or i ft  med. 886-2961 eves. #3  Butt rigging and bush blocks for  10-10 Lawrence, also dragline  bucket for same 883-9671 or  883-1180. #3  Clean Land Fill, 886-3187.     #4  AVAST YE LUBBERS  Wanted lor Soundwaves' next  production 'Pirates of Penzance'  conducted by Lyn Vernon: male  singers, siring brass and percussion players for orchestra.  886-8026. #4  Books and records wanted. Cash  885-5354. #4  Baby bassinet or small crib, pref.  on wheels; inlant car seat wilh  carrying handle; also interested  in good second-hand tricycles,  wagons, snugli. etc 886-3849.  #5  Cartridge games and accessories  lor Tandy Colour 3 computer.  886-8558. TFNs  Portable electric submersible  pump, IVi" minimum outlet.  886-8191 #4  Mature cple seeks yr. round  small cottage or permanent care-  taking employment. Refs. avail.  885-3792 It  In your family has a  drinking problem you can see  what it's doing to them. Can you  see whit it's doing to you? Al-  Anon can help. Phone 886-9903  or 885-7484  Al-Ateen  Can   Help.   Phone  886-2565. TFN  ���WAtiUS  Basic & Advanced  Dog Training  * Bright clean dog  & cat boarding  ��� Dog grooming  "SCIENCE DIET  NUTRITION CENTRE  Open 8 am - 6:30 pm  every day.    MH5H  FREE to good home. Three 8 wk.  old male Terrier Lab X pups.  886-4551. TFNS  Garage Sales  Moving sale until Jan. 29-turn.,  appliances, everything must go,  dresser, 734 Maplewood Lane.  886-7292. n  Moving, linal sale. Furniture, including bar set w/radio record  player. Sat. & Sun. Jan. 20 & 21,  10-3pm, 6174 Lookout, Sechelt.  03  Genuine Mink coat, size 14/16,  beautiful cond., $1000. Beautiful  large coloured painting of tug  boat races. 886-7031. 13  Exc. cond. color TV with 1989  converter,  $380 OBO;  2-30"  wide futons, offers. 686-9596.  03  for Sale  .*-jfis.  vTTii-^rr  Pijndl-rs Keepers  * Antiques*  Collectibles  il M SvMycrttt Mil  T4SI0IL  Mushroom Manure-Bark Mulcn  Topsoll mixed-Hog Fuel  By the yard or truck lull. Top  quality products at reasonable  prices. You pickup or we deliver.  Phone anytime 885-5669.    TFN  Beautiful cedar double entrance  doors, prehung. includes Irame.  handles, deadbolts, $650.  686-3845. #48s  Inglis auto, washer, exc. cond..  guaranteed & delivered. $325.  683-2648. TFN  SATELUTE SALES  Green Onion Earth Station  885-5644  TFN I    I  15 gal. aquarium, fully equip.  Firsl $200 takes. 866-7619.  #1S  Sergerl Hardly used cost $800, ,  sell $500. Kalhryn 886-4547.  #1S  Lowrey double keyboard organ,  best offer. 886-9103. #2sr  OYSTER PIPES  PBS. 685-4642. 885-2063   Msr  Twin bed mattress & box spring,  $40. Mirror, $75. 886-2110.  #3  PERSONAL BEAUTY  Indulge! A complimentary Mary  Kay lacil will show you the righl  skin care and the right make-up  application - call Gladys Elson  886-3063. #4  Kenmore H/D dyer, very gd.  cond.. $175.885-7906.        #4  Blaze Convalr wood stove, 2-dr  heatilator & fan. Gd. cond.,  23"x24", $400.685-7906.   #4  7' rowboat $150. 6' Sportyak &  oars. $200; 12' rowboat. $300;  set oars, locks & collars. $40;  hydrofoil 28'. $15,000; large  stroller, $25; antique add mach  with stand. $60; adult karale  suit.v.g. $40. 886-8029.       #4  Dining room suite. $700; Futon  $150; sofa rocking love seat  rocking chair ottoman (as new),  $1000; RCA 26" consol, $650; 2  mounted 14" studded snowtires,  4 bolt pattern. $100 OBO.  686-3926. 14  New & Rebuilt  AUTO PARTS  OPEN EVERY DAY  A101 SUPPLY ltd  886-8101  Bundle kindling $3 per bdle., 10  bdles. of more, will deliver.  886-3687 aft. 4pm. #4  Seasoned firewood, $100 cord  686-4599. #4  9" Beaver Rockwell tablesaw.  new doer. 'A HP, 6 blades. $300.  885-2065 #3  280 Ft. black plastic 2" pipe,  new. <k price. $220. 885-2418  eves. #5  Easy walker like new. $110.  885-7550. #3  Singer straight stitch Zig-Zag  sewing mach.. $50. 885-2650.  #3  Hotpoint range, aulo. timer,  clean, gd. cond., $225.  885-4422. #3  Gendron convertible baby carriage. $35; Corel child's carseat,  $35; Sllvercresl stroller, $30  OBO. 865-5840. #5  Winter manure salel $15 a load.  Call 865-5033. #5  G.E. dryer. $150; oak table (V 4  chairs, $275; swivel rocker &  stool, $150: tiling table, $15; exercise bike, $75; ukulele, $20.  All in gd. cond. 686-6370.  #3  Portable room divider, 5'x5';  large filing cabinet, 6'x4'; banquet table, folding, 5'x29".  886-9346. 15  8 pee. mahogany d/room suite;  Duncan Fyfe dtrie. pedestal; 6  chairs; china cabinet, gd. cond.,  $1000; 22" colour TV, $45.  885-2593. 03  Chesterfield and love seat, $350;  lazyboy chair, $25: assorted  lamps. 885-9032. 13  Formula I Infant car seat, $50;  underwater self-propelled  scooter; baby gate, $10.  6884443. 15 20.  Coast News, January 15,1990  Singer   electronic   sewing  machine. 886-3954. #4sr  SAND S*t  6 yd. id del'd. Pender Harbour  area. 863-9907. 883-2787 Lyle  Forbes. #3  Sealy Posturepedlc single mattress, like new. $399 OBO;  Hydraulic tubmate. just been serviced (lor disabled person), $250  OBO 885-2789. I51S  Fireplace insert variable speed  blower, gd cond.. $350 060.  886 8242. #3ss  Ren sale, wood framed D/G windows, various sizes, sliding door,  $25 50 885-9516. #4  Large diesser. $60; weights &  bench press. $165. 885-2799  eves. #4  Inglis Citation washer. 5 cy.. 2  sp. $379; Inglis Normandy  w.isher, 5 cy , 2 sp., $357; Viking 30" white stove, rotisserie,  5239; Roy 30" stove, white,  $339. Speed Queen dryer, h.d.,  mulll cycle. $249; OBO and  more. All recond. appliances.  Comer Cupboard 885-4434 or.  Bjom 885 7897. Will buy nice'  non working or used appliances.  #5  NCR cash regisler. $250 OBO.  8857038. #3  Near new bike. 886-9678.     #5  Green crushed velvet loveseat,  $75, large Colonial couch. $75.  "862749. #5  Learn to fly fish, courses and fly-  lying and casting, also custom  rod building and repairs. Phone  Alex 885-5846. *5  Sewing machine, Domestic model  -528. Phone 886-9580 between  12-2. its  Oak dining room table w/two  leaves. $350. 885-2530.       IS  Harvest Gold GE four burner cor-  diale range, $250. Phone  886-9026. #3  New 6x5' aluminum window,  never installed, %," air space,  made by National Window, $190;  slant lin 250,00 B.T.U. oil fired  boiler, never used. $950.  883-2669. #5  Slim auger complete, $1100.  886-2751. 03  Carpenter tools, 686-7075.     #5  Inglis Royal dishwasher, exc.  cond ,$350. Ph. 866-4862. #6ss  Merit woodstove with oven and  wanning oven. $500. 863-2396.  83s  Husky chainsaw, 40" bar/28"  bar, new chain, great firewood or  shake block saw, $395.  885-7177days885-7874.   #3sr  Honda generator, 500 watt, like  new cond.. $395.885-7177 days  885-7874. #3sr  Tandy 1000 Tx IBM Compatible  computer Complete w/ 640 K, 2  diives, monitor & $500 in programs, $999. 886-8356 days &  eves. #3sr  26" men's 10 spd, very gd.  cond., $50; 12" elec.  weedeater, as new, $50; 2x  child's bicycle seat. $8/ea; elec.  floor polisher, $10; infant's  plastic swing seat, $4: 4'Schef-  llera plant. $25; baby carrying  basket, padded. $40; baby  dollies and access, in gd. cond.  8869729all. 2pm. TFNS  Viking dryer, $150, gd. cond.,  works fine. 886-8805.       #2ss  76 Clievelle S/W, reliable trans.,  has rust. $700 OBO. 886-8250.  #2s  1978 Pontiac Acadian, gd. cond.,  $1200 886-8742. #3  New & Rebuilt  AUTO PARTS  AMI FREEZE  '13.2l4l.jiiK  A101 SUPPLY ltd  886-8101  TIME FOR A  CHANGE?  Try One Of Our  80  Pre-Owned  USED CARS  '19 Muting Com. s spd  '89 Mercury Cougar is  '69 Ford Thunderblrd  '89 Ford Tempo L ��  '89 Ford LTD Cr. Vict.  '89 Ford Mustang LX 2 *  '89 Ford Mustang LX ion,  89 Ford Escort LX i m  89 Ford Escort z* . m  '89 Mulling com vs  '89 Festive Auio. km  '89 FlSliVI Aulo    lire,  '89 FlltlVI Aulo . While  '88 Mercury Tricer GS * m  '88 Lincoln Town Cir  SB Ford Mulling GT  '88 Ford Escort SWa���io  '87 Mercury Tracer LS��. or  '87 Mercury Tricer L z��  '87 Ford Tempo GL Air  '87 Ford Tempo GL in.  '87 Chevrolet Celebrity sw  '87 Camiro Blue  '87 Cimiro Gray  '87 Chev Novi  '86 Ford Eicort z-or  '86 Ford Escort sw  '86 Ford Tempo Liai  '86 Ford Escort L e-Or.  '86 Chevrolet Celebrity 4 or  '86 Chevrolet Cimiro Z28  '86 Chev Spectrum  '84 Ford Eicort 4*.  '83 Mercury Lym sw  '82 Ford Exp. 2-dr.  '82 Chevrolet Cimiro  '81 MlZdl GLC 2-rJr  '81 AMC Eagle sw  '81 Honda Accord  '80 Ford Muslmg 2-dr  '80 Ford Grinadi z-ur  Vehicles  USED CARS  80 Ford Granada Air  '80 Chevrolet Chevette 4 or  BOVoUnSWecyi  '79 Monarch i or  '79 Mercury Cougar i or  '79 Ford Thunderblrd  '79 Zephyr 6-cyi  '79 Mustang vs  '78 Ford LTD II4 or  '78 Mustang va  77 Pontile Pirlsiinne z oi  '77 Ford Mulling2 t<  '76 Chevrolet Vigi sw  '75 Olds. Toronidozm  '74 Olds. Convertible  '69 Ford Fairlini Mr.  USED TRUCKS  '89 Ford 'H Ton dm  '89 Ford Vi Ton Blue  '89 Ford Ringer SC ��<  '88 Ford Ringer S  '88 Ford '/��� Ton erowi  '88 Ford F450  88 Ford Ringer SC ixa  '87 Chevrolet 'A Ton 4X4  '86 Ford 1 Ton Vin  '86 Ford Ranger PU  '86 Ford Aerostir 5 Psgr  '86 Ford Vi Ton 4X4  '85 Ford Va Ton 4X4  '84 BrOnCO II Brown  '84 Bronco II Blue  '84 Ford Econoline  '84 Chevrolet Vi Ton PU  '81 Ford 1 Ton  '78 AMC Wagoneer sw  '78 Ford F600  '76 Chev  74 Dodge Va Ton s/cao  72 GMC 2 Ton  SOUTHCOASTFORD  Wharf Rd., Sechelt     DL5936    885-3281  SECHELT MARINE  SURVEYS LTD.  Captain Bi Murray  M.C.M.M.C.    M.N.A.M.S.|  M.A.B.y.C.   .Marine  Surveyors and_Consultants |  ors and Cons  San Juan 24, 9.9 HP Honda, 4  sails, CB, stereo, head, 2 burner  slove. compass, sleeps 5.  $11,500 885-7209 eves.    #5sr  Sailboat. 26'F/G Yamaha 9.9 HP  O/B, sleeps 5, ready to sail,  moorage. $7000 OBO. 885-9772  eves. |$sr  15V;' Sangsler. 70 evinrude.  hydraulic, Mm lilt, galvanized  highliner trailer with spare. 1989  model. t4 ft. Gregor all welded  alum. boat. 25 HP Johnson outboard, galvanized highliner trailer  w/budy bearing. 885-3789.15sr  1979 Trans Am. 403 auto., all  orig., $3000 OBO. 883-2352.  #3  1976 Toyola Corolla, $400.  886-4667. #3  1986 Peugeot, like new, Turbo  diesel, $12,000 OBO. 885-5236.  #5ss  '73 Austin Mini 1000. Mags, new  brakes, new clutch, recent tune-  up. Runs well. $900 OBO.  885-7524 Steve. #4  1970 Dodge Demon 340, 4-spd,  posi,$2500OBO.885-9557. #4  '80 F-150 4X4, 6-cyl., 4-spd. 2  sets of lires. new brakes,  shocks, unlversals, master cyl..  carb kit, camperette camper,  $4700 OBO. Gd. cond.  886-9682. #4  79 T-Bird, fully loaded. 89,000  kms. exc. cond.. $3499 OBO.  885-1912 eves. #4  1975 Camaro, $1800 OBO; 1974  Ford PU, $500 OBO; 1970 Cortina, $350 OBO. 886-4870.    15  '85 Power Ram Prospector, 150.  4-wheel drive. 318 cu. in. motor,  gd. cond., low kms, alum, centre  line wheels. 885-4616.885-2735  eves. #3  CASH PAID  For Some Cars and Trucks  Dead Car Removal  Abex Used Auto Parts  ind Towing  886-2020  TFN  78 Plymouth Colt, S/W, auto.,  gd. cond., $1750 OBO.  B85-9288. 15s  1964 Jeep CJ6, engine & running  gear redone, body only needs  work. $650.886-2513. #4  74 Charger. 318 auto., new  tires, runs great, $1800 OBO  885-3428. M  1981 F250 SC Custom, 400  auto., clean truck, 80,000 miles.  886-3767. 15  1987 Tempo L 5 spd., cass.,  14,000 kms.. warranty till 1994.  886-3767. #5  Slant 6 engine & trans, in 74  Valiant. $350. Call 886-9269 or  886-2904. 03  Campers  Motorhomes  1986 27' Class A Empress motor  home, low miles, exc. conrf.  Many extras. 886-4908 or  854-1159. #5sr  1975 31' Executive motor home.  Loaded, low mileage. 883-2982.  lis  1989 24' Class C motorhome,  18.500 kms., microwave, super  clean, $36,500. 886-8481.    01  AUTO PARTS!  Check & Compare  DOVELL DISTRIBUTORS  1009 Hwy 101. Gibsons  (Kingo Diesel Bldg.)  886-7131  Swap boat for view building lot,  28' fibreform cruiser well equipped with near new twin Mercury  I/O, value $35,000. 885-2954.  12s  Mobile Homes  ATTENTION  BUYERS  MODULINE INDUSTRIES  Is pleased to announce  REGAL HOMES LTD  is the only authorized dealer  for DARTMOUTH, HAMPTON  & GIBRALTER Homes on Ihe  Sunshine Coast.  For furtn.1 nwnunon  Call 580-4321 (collect)  niW>0 SQUARE  Prestige office space  Ground Floor: 1767 sq. It., fully  finished Into offices.  Second Floor: 495 sq. ft., finished Into 3 offices; 175 sq. ft. one  office.  5710 Teredo St., Sechelt. Call  885-4466. TFN  8X45 in park, skirted, with  porch, fully turn., ready to move  into. $12,000. 885-7626 or  685-7855 #3  CUSTOM  BUILD  YOUR OWN  MANUFACTURED  HOME  Up to 1848 sq. II. Pick one  ol our plans & modify to suit  Pricing starting at approx.  $44 per sq. II.  580-4321  55' - '68 Pacific mobile home  with 34' closed extension, Gibsons area, $15,000. 886-8180.  #5  LET'S TALK  MONEY  Lei's gel together and sell  your RV unil. II we can'l sell  il we'll buy il. Free Appraisal  and pickup anywhere.  LANTZVILLE RECREATION  COMPANY LTD.  ..ii r���. 1-800-663-4234  07363  Model 2180 Reinell power wafer,  wink, stove, cooler, stand-up  head, flying bridge, trim tabs,  swim grid, sounder, CB, rebuilt  leg. Some engine work required,  $6000 OBO by Feb. 1st for quick  sale. 886-7304. #4  BROOKS & MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.  Benjamin Moor. & International  Paint.  Marino  Flnlehee  Commercial,  Pricing   ;'  Bill Wood  SECHELT  A Bus 885-2923  Res. 885-5058  WANTED TO BUY:  16 - 16 ft. runabout, w/englne  and trailer. 883-2423. #4  Props - selection of A5 duoprops,  lair to exc. cond. 883-2280.    #4  22' Sangster 188 HP, 888 leg,  sleeps four, head, stove, ice box,  extras. 886-6443. #6ss  19 ft. F/G cabin, 60 HP 0/B, 4  HP 0/B, sounder, tanks, trailer,  extra. $4500 OBO. 883-9060.   : 3  22 It. Reinell I/O new paint oti  hull, no power, heavy duty, trailer,  $3500.883-9483. #6ss  Nice old wooden fish boat, great  winter project, needs love & care.  886-7570. #3  Classic Ultimo 28 It.  Sound hull, rebuilt gear, new  hyd. steering, 302 Ford, needs  work. Box 145 Madeira Park,  885-2240. #2sr  $21,900  Full Price  3 Bdrm.  Mobile Home  Set-up in Park  $2000 Down OAC  580-4321  Short term accommodation, Jan.  to April 30, 1990. Two mobiles,  $550 and $400 monthly, plus  utilities. Phone 883-2424.    TFN  3 bedroom house. Well cared for  with four appliances, w/w  carpet, drapes and blinds.  Fireplace, baseboard heating, no  basemenl. Mature and responsible tenants please, non-smoking  and sorry no dogs. Damage  deposit and references required.  To rem lor six months at $650 per  month. Available February. Call  865-7730. 03  Help V\ anted  We are moving! Beck to  downtown Sechell, Jan. 22.  Location: Pan. 217 Teredo Sq.,  885-5212. Hours: 9-4.  Mon./Fri., Services: Business as  usual: Arbutus Office Services.  #3  P/T Tessr Pender Harbour Credit  Union, resume to Box 28,  Madeira Park. #4  1968 Firebird 400.4 spd., $6500  Firm. 886-4982. rfts  1988 Nissan Pulsar, $15,900.  Ph. 886-7727 alt. 5pm.      15s  1979 Chev Malibu, 2-dr., very  clean, runs great, P/S, P/B,  auto., $1850.386-7520.      15s  Wrecking 75 GMC �� ton P.U.  for parts. 886-2322. #48s  1967  Dodge  Custom   Royal  886-3289 eves. #5s  1961VW frame, motor and trans.  OK, $150. 886-2280. 03  .. Dodge 'A Ion, P.U., V6,  radio, auto., PS/PB, box liner,  step bumper, 11,500 kms.,  $14,500 OBO. 885-4733.       03  '83 Dodge Aries, gd. cond  $1400.886-2856. #5  Porsche 911E. 930 body, lowered  front, flared fenders, whale tail,  mech. fuel inject., reduced to  $18,500. No test pilots please.  885-7191. 05s  '80 Ford F250 flatbed 4X4.  $4000 OBO. 885-3469.        #Ss  1989 Grand Marquis LS. fully  loaded, vinyl roof, mint condition,  low mileage, $23,000 OBO.  886-25)8. #5s  '68 California Cadillac Sedan  DeVllle. 4 dr.. h/l, needs TLC.  $1200 OBO. 886-3912.       #5sr  1989 Dodge Ram LE150 truck,  mint cond.. fully loaded, musl be  seen! 886-9626. #51 ss  1980 4X4 Ford 'I, ton Super Cab.  new brakes, new paint, $4000.  12x8 flaldeck tor 1 ton truck,  $650.883-9303 eves. #4  72 Chevelle, runs but needs  work. 886-8680. #5  20' travel trailer, stove, shower  1978 Dodge Colt, 4 sp.. 4 cyl.  $500.886-9633. #5  78 Honda Civic, 4 sp., good  cond., $1400 OBO. 886-8101.03  77 Pacer station wagon, good  running cond., $950. 886-2331.  #5  1984 Camaro Z28, HO 5 L,  T-lops, P/W, P/mlrrors,  P/seats, air cruise, till, AM/FM  cass., superb shape, $9499. Ph.  685-2399. #5  '88 Cherokee Chief 4X4, 4 dr.  auto., $17,500 firm. 886-8376.  #5  '80 Datsun pickup, 4 sp., with  canopy, extra tires, gd. cond.,  $3000.885-2610. #6ss  1975 Sunset T. Trailer, 22V,  fully self-contained. $5000 or  Irade for truck. Also chainsaw for  sale. 886-2354. #3  Kustom coach, 27.5 ft. air cond.,  awning, radio, tape deck, offers  to $15.000.885-2187. #5  25' Appollo 225 Merc I/O, stand-  up head, stove, equipment,  fridge, tandem trailer. Worth  $15,000. Make offer 883-2438,  883-2433. 883-2387 or  883-9440. #48s  15' Peterborough Bow Rider, 40  HP el. Merc, H/D Mr, $2800  OBO. Accept 14-16' alum, trade.  886-2429. #1s  Motorcycles  '83 Kawasaki GP2 550. exc  cond. 13.000 kms. $1,500 OBO  886-7198. #5sr  1986 Jawa Moped, 1200 ml., Im-  maculate condition. $375.  886-7819.       ��� #5sr  Wanted to Rent  One or two bdrm. apt. or house  ASAP, Gibsons area. Ph.  886-7503 or collect aft. 6 pm  986-2775. 03  Need place to rent Halfmoon  Bay/Sechelt area, not fussy.  885-7897. #3  Professional  couple  wilh   2  children,   requires  2-3  bdrm.  ise. Lease or rent lo own. For  . 1st. 886-7478. #4  Wanted by a responsible single  mom, 3 bdrm. house for Mar. 1.  Please call 886-3354. #4  Seeking 1-3 bdrm. home/cottage  lor responsible N/S couple, Rbts.  Ck./Secret Cove. Handyman,  willing ro renovate. Exc. refs.  885-3435. #4  Small cabin or home avail, immed. or In next two months,  responsible working couple.  Phone Alex 685-5846. #3  Older single woman wishes to  relocate to Sunshine Coast or adjacent area, can afford $375/mo.  tops, will consider any modest  space. Call 1 -687-8471.        #4  N/S couple w/lntant need home  immediately. Refs. 883-2167. #5  Urgentl 2 bdrms. or more on  Sunshine Coast for family of 3.  885-2517. #5  Reliable prof, couple seek accom.  Sechelt area, willing lo sign long  term lease, exc. rels. 632-6960  col. eves. #5  Furnished one bdrm. cottage,  Hopkins. Avail. Feb. 1st, $700.  Ph. 1-852-1454. ��  Large sunny bach, in Gibsons,  $650 plus. Arthur 865-9859.  #3  Two 2 bed homes. Gunboat Bay,  Pender Harbour. $600/mo.  883-9525 Bill Hunsche.        14  Waterfront Garden Bay, 2 bed  plus den, FP. 5 appl., pre),  retired couple, N/S, rels. req.  $8O0/mo��� avail.'Mar. 1. Phone  1-929-6464 aft. 6 pm. #4  Waterfront Granthams Land., 1  bdrm. suite lor single working  person, partly tum., II req. $525  plus utlls. 886-9238 days.     #3  Roberts Creek Hall avail.,  dances, parties, weddings,  equipment rental. Yvonne  885-4610. TFN  Davis  Bay/Wilson  Creek   Hall  available. Wheelchair facilities.  Phone 885-2752 or 885-9863.  #3  Entertainment  TV RENTAL  20" Colour Remote  TURBO QRAFX 16  Video Games  VCR'S & vidoe movies  Kern's Home Furnishings  8864886  9:30 - 9:00 Mon. - Sat.  10 - 5 Sun. i Hoi.  TFN  Help Wanted  Instructors in housekeeping:  landscaping maintenance and  food services. Information  meeting Jan. 22 Rockwood Centre, 5 pm. 865-2308. 03  VOLUNTEERS  NEEDED  Thrift Shop - in Gibsons area  needs help for 2-3 hours on  Saturday.  Emergency Program - needs  a co-ordlnator lor each major  area on the Coast to take an  Inventory of accommodation  and to be available In case ol  an emergency. Training and  support provided.  Nivy League - needs co-  leaders to work with children  age 10 - 13 years. Wed.  evenings for 3 hours.  Computer Graphics ��� person  needed in Gibsons area to  help someone learn on an  Apple II Computer. 2-4  hours per week.  For these and more opportunities please call Volunteer  Action Center 885-5881  Continuing Education School  District 46 Invites applications lor  a Women In Business Job  Development Project. The program Includes Financial/Accounting, Management. Marketing &  Sales Training & work experience  in placements with computer applications.  Salary: $250 week for 38 weeks  lull time.  Qualifications: Grade 12 English  Equivalency,  Grade  10  Math  Equivalency, Typing 30 WPM,  Entrepreneurial ambition.  Eligibility: 24 weeks unemployed  out ot the past 30 weeks.  Commencing: Jan. 20/90  Please submit resume by Jan.  22/90 to Margaret MacGregor,  Program  Manager,  Continuing  Education, Box 88, Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0. Please note: Some  training will take place In the  evenings. #3  Home Support Workers - Gibsons  and Sechelt areas. We are looking lor people with a mature attitude who will enjoy working  with seniors In their homes. II  you are Interested In entering or  re-entering the work force, we offer flexible hours and support and  training. You must be In good  physical and emotional health,  and have a car with valid license.  Experience In health care or In  working with the elderly is an  asset. Phone 885-5144.        #4  Waitress for Seaview Gardens  needed immediately. Apply In  person or 866-3520. #3  Experienced travel consultant.  Part-time. Please phone Elite  Travel, 886-2522. #3  PENDER HARBOUR  GOLF COURSE  Requires An  Assistant  Greenskeeper  Pays $10/hr and will lead to  a permanent position lor the  right person. Applicant must  be on Social Assistance,  physically able, and have  own transportation. Call  883-9541 between 9 am and  noon.  29.  Business s.  Home Services  Roofing - re-roofing 8 repairs.  Reasonable 8 guaranteed. Lome  885-4190. #4  Have a % Ion PU will haul. $75.  885-3127. #4  AuoiwHnfl Made Easy  Accounting and bookkeeping lor  small business. Income tax.  Computer and consultations,  reasonable rates. Michael Hamer  888-7881  #4  Professional ft  Confidential  Correspondence,  Reports,  Contracts, etc.  uUje Baiter Hill  883-9911  NANETTE ELDRED  Personal Income Tax Preparation  886-7595,   anytime   Mon.,  Tues.-Sat. alt 6pr,i. #5  Waitress wanted for morning shift  at Willee's Restaurant, Sunnycrest Mall.       14  Waitresses  Bartenders  & Cooks  Full or Part-Time  tm^Ssh  or  -  For lasl accurate typing at  reasonable rales, call Eleanor at  885-7604. #5  TYPING SERVICE available.  Business letters, manuscripts,  term pages, resumes. 886-6097.   #4  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD.  Topping - Limbing - Danger Tree  Removal.  Insured, Guaranteed  Work. Free estimates. 885-2109.  TFN  Work Wanted  Framing crew available, air  equipped. Ph. aft. 6 pm.  886-7830. TFN  Roofing - re-roofing & repairs.  Reasonable & guaranteed. Lome  885-4190. #4  Builder, carpenter, handyman for  all exterior & interior work. C.J.  Klymson will travel. Have local  business refs. Very good work.  Call Chris 885-2043. #4  Handy Mm Miintemnce  gutters, lawns, any small jobs.  Phone Chen 886-8383. 03  Experienced orchardist wants to  prune your fruit trees, reas.  rates, free estimates. 885-7906.  #4  Good trainers available wilh rels.  885-7111. #4  House cleaning, dependable,  reliable, looking for permanent  clientele. By weekly appointments only. Also vacationers'  house silting available. Leave  your pets at home. 885-9522. 14  HANDYMAN: Painting, carperr-  fry, electrical, eavestrough cleaning. No job too small. Alan  886-8741. #4  Reliable housecleanlng, weekly,  monthly or whenever. Call Linda  885-7860. 15  Peninsula Motor Inn  886-2804  Aquarius Seafarms Lid. is hiring  people for Farm Technician positions. Please send resume lo Box  2540, Sechell, BC, VON 3A0. #4  29-   ���     ,  Business 8.  Home Services  CONFIDENTIAL SECRETARIAL  SERVICES  Word processing by appointment,  886-4740  05  Terri's Fashion: Knitting and  crochet, seamstress and alterations. 886-3616. #5  Reliable man (or men) available  for small (day) jobs. Rob  886-3822. #3  Home Renovations. Finish  carpentry. Complete job start to  finish Call Bruce 886-7037 att. 6  pm. #5  Do You Need  Carpel/upholstery cleaning, window cleaning, rubbish removal,  brushcutting, firewood. Skip's  Maintenance Service. 885-2373.  05  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-30-40-50-70 HP  1987-1988 Evinrudes. Excellent  condition. Lowes Resort,  883-2456. TFN  Cal25. fully equipped, moorage  included, $11,500. 886-8706.  Mar  ���bTTFboston whaler mon-  TAUK cenlre console 80 HP,  Merc, galvanized trailer, Biminy  lop. video sounder. $15,500.  270-6764. ��sr  M.V. Brlstler, 40' ex-glllnet/  halibul boat, plywood Cummins  903 radar, sounder, Loran C,  Mark IV pilot, 20,000 lb. capacity. $60,000. 883-2667 eves.  148s  Yes! There Is a reliable local propeller repair service. 885-5278.  TFN  16' K&C Thermalglass boat, 85  HP Evln, new canvas, new leg,  trailer, $3,000 OBO. 885-5858 or  886-9078. TFN  17' Wood boat, cabin, Inboard.  Ready to cruise, $1,750 OBO.  885-5612. #2sr  27' Century Cruiser, head,  gallkey, 233 HP Merc t leg,  sounder, VHF radio, etc. trailer,  $18,500,885-7501. #5sr  25' Fiberform, 233 Merc w/Merc  leg, galley, stand-up head, full  electronics, sleeps 4. 885-4468.  #Ssr  BLANKET CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING  These Ads appear In Ihe more than 90 Newspapers ol Ihe B.C. and Yukon Community  Newspapers Association and reach more than 1,400,000 homes and a potential two million readers.  $165 for 25 words $3.15 per additional word       Call the Coast News at 885-3930  AUTOMOTIVE  Active Aulo Brokers, disposal  ���gent for Active Be*! Services.  care, trucks, riuMiornee, boots.  Cel Mr. Price (oray), (604)434-  1810. 08476.  ammu* ofvoAWNmca  START YOUR OWN IMPORT/  EXPORT business, even scare  time. No money or experience.  ~ oe 1843 Free broohure.  Wade World Trade, c/o Con.  Smal Buelneee In*. Dept WI,  1140 Brinri Rd.N. #1, Sotrbor-  oijgh, Ontario MIH1H4.  IXCWMyf4>ATENTEOITEH.  No Oo4npaMk>ri. Part or fusv  tana, ol cash MJQE profile, no  ooHfloj. Pi oven money maker.  Deal elreot erleri manufacturer.  818,000 Investment, secured.  804) 876-1922 OR 1-  171.24Hre.  KRtONALt  rjfvc����7l4ocoraorlofapcueeor  court sppesranco. Just 6-18  .l80.9Spaj.ocat.Fi-J.  1(70. As hoard on CKNW. C4-  mcervfeo, 201-1282 Burrerd,  Vancouver, 1487-2800. Fren-  FOR8ALEIM8C  Lighting fixtures. Western Cen-  edYs largest displsy. Wtwleeele  and retail. Free catalogue evail-  ab��. Nortxim Lighting Cenlre,  4800 East Hastings SI, Burnaby,  B.C. V5C 2K5 Phone: (604)288-  0668.  EDMONTON MOBILE home  menufaclurer end rocondMoner  hMenovsfslockrtreadyloreele  moble homee. Excellent prices.  Deliver anywhere.Phone:  (403)447-2333.  ArthrNcpakv? AcAlnglwck? Stlf  kxnts? SlMipirtgriands? -8oulsh  OT rvaepallt BrochitaflrlorrMtion  12: Beulah Land, Box 1088, Portage La Prairie. Man. R1N3C6  IBM Kernvorth Locoing truck,  3800 hre. on Cummins rebuM  488+13 speed rebultssrnetlrne.  1888 2 axle Par-Pac trailer.  370,000 correctors* a accessories. SsJsty inspected. Phone:  (804)344��4f��.  aARIXNINO  THE ULTIMATE GARDENERS  STORE1,000,sc4pro*ieislorsl  types of pjroonhg jnctuojrig  pjreenhouee and hydroponJc.  Huge book selection. 64 page  catalogue 84. Hundreds of Dollars tl money saving ooupons.  Write or Phone: Western Water  Farms, 2012O-��4th Ave., Lan-  gbv,B.C.,V3A4F7.1-8O0-883-  HELP WANTED  ATTENTIONI Make 8300* per  rnrar**horrie. Tum TRASH {so  CASH. Become a Relunder,  Send s.H-addressed stamped  envelop.: FWfundflparlaW.Box  108, Horsefly, B.C., VOL 1LO.  REAL ESTATE  8lric4MrCouples. Compla.gov-  ernrnera-apraroved BUong Managers Corr.apood.nc. CertkT-  cate course for apts/ooodoa/  tlaaaa/mlni-etorage- Guaranteed  Placement Assistance. RMTI,  801-700 W. Pender, Vancouver.  B.C., VSC 108(604)681-8488.  IMMEDIATE OPENINGS In al  aieeerftoleprim.clericaLmaJa-  tog, adrJrsssing and general duties. All mining provided. No  need to leave present |ob. No  experience needed. Choose  hours, work from home or our of-  Itce. Housewives snd students  welcome. For aposcatfon write:  Research 8 Developmsnt, 884,  738 Marine Drlve.North Vancou-  vsr,B.C.,V7M1H3.  PRIME ALBERTA land lor grain,  cattle, vegetable, hay. Machine  sheds, grolneries, stage tower,  large equipment, feeofct. Aooorn-  modatloiV3 hired lamlfes. Bargain 8800.000. Mechlnery extra.  (403)340-4264, (4O3)4v*2800.  SERVICES  Major ICBC and Injury claims.  Joel A. Wener, trial lawyer for 21  yeare. Cai collect, (604)736-  8800, Vancouver. I no recovery,  rwlM.NoYutonsnqulrles.  ICBC INJURY CLAIMS? Cai  Dak Carr44arns - 20 years atrial  lawyer wth live yeare medical  school before law. O-668-4B22  (Vancouver). Experienced In  head Injury and other major  oWrne. Percentage fees avail-  DIVORCE 8 fCBC INJURY. Our  ctkKsve tor 18 veenv Mho. fair  REAL ESTATE  LAND FOR SALE -Vancouver  Wasfeti, NaVeUTto, CourttMy, Vlo-  Ma-82JjX>��8>5M. Hot Kt100  untaijvm properly ajaierteed.  Rndsrsfseof 828. tWoofeat.  I ���mMfciilaaa   flnnr fjafM   *���'���- *"--���  minster, B.C.,V3L4V��.  out ot Court.  Offices of Carey Undo, Vancouver 1384-7788. Quality 8 Confidential senrtoe no matter when  youltve.  AJr brake, oourse 880. Truck,  hourly roraale.  training. Ful course or  rttsUks. Enquire about our  Bon raroorarn. Bum-  aey, B��. 281-2288, Surrey, BO,  881-7684.  TRAVEL  " VICTORIA B.C. - The AIM-  FtAL MOTEL "Fine Accommodation overlooking the beautiful  Harbour. Hi  raasonsble raise snd  personal ahentton from fi  ownora. CAA recommer  867 BelovtHe St., Victoria, B.C.  VSV1X1,<604)38����267.  WANTED  MCCTORCMT'-MOCflCROFT  MOOFICROFT. SorkwooaMor  wkehes to purchase good quakty  ���arty Moorcrofl or liAWntyre pottery. Call cosset (vlo) (6M)6S8-  BLANKET  ADVErWSINQ:  Roachoa  1,6 million  mi awwrttifa) ^m fluyr Coast News, January 15,1990  21.  Child Care  Spaces available 18 mos. to  school age. Molly Mouse  Daycare 886-3913. 13  Will babysit in my Halfmoon Bay  home. Any ape. 885-5404.    #4  Mother ol two will sit in my home.  Ph. 885-2650. #3  Free list available lor your area  Corporate Share Care Project.  Phone/Fax 943-4863 or phone  943-4873 (licensed care).      13  Will babysit my home, 886-3001.  #5  Child Care  I am looking lor a warm, caring  Nanny/housekeeper childcare  housekeeping, cooking, baking  in my home, 2-3 days a week to  starl immed., refs. req. Prefer  non-smoking with car. Call  885-330). #3  Wanted - loving care for 2 girls,  I'ft 8 4Vj yrs.. Feb. - June.  12-4pm, M/F. your home or  mine. Rbts. Ck. area. Call  886-9656 eves. 15  Babysitter my home pre), or  yours, west ol Hall Rd.. Rbts.  Crk., two girls. 5 8 3. 685-2946  alt. 7pm. 03  NOTICE OF SALE  Pursuant to the Warehouseman's Lien Act,  notice is hereby given that the 1987 Jeep  Cherokee, Brown 4X4, Wagoner, Laredo,  Serial No. MCML7748HT177821, Manitoba  License 725-EXP held by Walt's Automotive,  RR #2, 3-17, Gibsons, BC, in the name of  Hugh Smith will be sold at a public sale for  debts outstanding in the amount of $901.10  on February 5,1990 at 12:00 noon at Walt's  Automotive, 694 Highway 101, Gibsons.  NOTICE OF INTENTION  TO APPLY FOB A  DISPOSITION OF CROWN LAND  In the Land Recording District ol Vancouver, BC. and.  situated on the West Side of Bargain Harbour, BC.  Take notice that Dennis Stephens and Pamela Fouls of  Madeira Park. BC, occupation Businessman and woman  intend lo apply for a License ol Occupation ol the following  described lands:  Commencing al the South East corner post ol Lot 1, Plan  17397. DL1391. Group 1. N.W.D. Thence 40 metres 90  thence 12 metres 0, thence 46 metres 270, thence along  the shoreline to the point of commencement containing  .20 ha more or less.  The purpose lor which this disposition is required is  mivale boal moorage.  Comments concerning this application may be made to the  Office ol the Senior Land Officer, #210 - 4240 Manor  Street. Burnaby, BC. V5G IB2 quoting tile reference  #2404812.  ..I      H*M     ��.��..,..JB  INVITATION  TO TENDER  Project C-4636-0001  The project is located approximately 20 km north of  Sechelt on Highway 101 in the Sunshine Ccast Regional  District.  The work consists of the production in stockpile granular  aggregate (Well Graded Base 25mm and 75mm minus).  Contract Documents Free ol Charge.  Tenders will be opened on Wednesday. January 24.1990  al 2:00 pm at 7818 - 6th Street. Burnaby. B.C.  660-6200. Tenders most be accompanied by s Surety Bid  Bend or Certified Deposit Cheque In accordance with the  Instructions to Bidders.  SEALED TENDERS, completed in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders on the forms and in Ihe envelopes  provided, will be received by the Ministry of Transportation and Highways at 7618 - 6th Street, Burnaby, B.C.  V3N 4N8 unless otherwise specified, up to 2 pm (local  time) on the day of Ihe lender opening, at which lime  tenders will be opened in public.  The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted.  Tender lorms wilh envelopes, plans, specilications. and  conditions of tender can be obtained from Ihe Ministry of  Transportation and Highways at: 7818 - 6th Street. Burnaby. B.C. V3N 4N8 (telephone 660-8260), unless otherwise specilied. between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30  pm Monday to Friday, except holidays.  The Ministry "General Specilications lor Highway Construction.' ' to which the construction of this contract shall  conform, are also available for the sum of $40.00.  Payment, as and when required, for project documentation and Ministry "General Specifications for Highway  Construction" can be made through any Highways  Dislrict Office.  Cheques or money orders shall be made payable to the  Ministry ol Finance and Corporate Relations. No such purchases are refundable.  M.V. COLLINS  DEPUTY MINISTER  MQ��m  NOTICE OF  REFERENDUM RESULTS  Application For A Class 'P  Liquor Licence  To Operate A  Marine Public House  At  12930 Madeira Park Road,  Madeira Park  In accordance with Liquor Control and Licensing  Branch guidelines, a referendum was conducted  between July 31 and August 29, 1989.  A minimum of 60 per cent ol those voting must  vote in favour ol granting the licence lor the application to proceed.  A 60 per cent majority was not achieved in this  referendum. The application will cease on this  basis.  OUR BUSINESS I  Two cranes to  serve you better  - t��� LIM ��� Hook Height 65'  ^Ult-HOOKHO^BO  ���jMtToTn^iT^  neeM a m  GARRY'S CRANE SERVICE  886-7028  smm^��mmm3d  PENDER HARBOUR CREDIT UNION  HOLIDAY GETAWAY  I   i   m      tlaaeWal  DETAILS  Deposit $1,000 for 1  year in a Pender  Harbour Credit Union  RRSP Plan  or a Term Deposit  Account to qualify for a  2-WEEK  HAWAIIAN  HOLIDAY FOR 2  No Limit on number of  entries (each $1,000 deposit  gives you a Hawaiian  Holiday Draw Entry)  TRANSFERRED  HRSPs ALSO  QUALIFY  Winner's name will be drawn  at the  Pender Harbour  Credit Union AGM  on April 20  SOME LIMITATIONS MAY APPLY  i^f��V  *rV  "*."-.  l*Also: Come in and purchase your American)  ���Express Travellers' Cheques to qualify for a  ICarribean Cruise for two!  PENDER  HARBOUR  CREDIT UNION  Serving its Members  For 43 Years  Business Hours:  Mon.-Thurs. 10-4  Friday 10-6  MADEIRA PARK  CENTRE  CALL 883-9S31  FAX 883-3475  COMPARE OUR RATES I  TERM DEP.  RRSP  1114%    11% 22.  Coast News, January 15,1990  At Gibsons Council  Gospel Rock development discussed  by Dave Fraser  |  I  An application to rezone an  area off Cower Point Road  near Gospel Rock from R-4 to  R-l has been given preliminary  approval by the Town of Gibsons Planning Committee and  will be introduced to the regular  meeting of council for first and  second readings on January 16.  Town Planner Rob Buchan  has recommended a full public  hearing be held into the application into the proposed low-  density residential development  which developer Hayden  Killam, representing the Valentine Lands Corporation, says  will include 160 single family  dwellings with some town-  houses to follow.  At the January 9 Planning  Committee meeting Alderman  Ken Collins said he was reluctant to give the go-ahead to the  zoning amendment until seeing  the developer's building concept  for the property.  "It's quite a piece of real  estate there. It's part of the  aesthetics of the coastline."  Buchan pointed out that the  Municipal Act does not give  municipalities the right to require developers to describe  what they plan to do with land  when they apply for rezoning.  Conceptual drawings are  necessary when development  permits are applied for, he added.  Nonetheless, Collins said that  by rezoning the property the  municipality loses some control  over the area.  "I realize there is a series of  steps required (to get approval  for building) but we don't have  to have tunnel vision," he added.  Mayor Diane Strom noted  that requiring the developer to  be specific at the point of rezoning does not affect his ability to  apply for a subdivision permit.  But she assured Collins that the  R-l zoning will permit only  single family residences - a  minimum lot size of 7500 square  feet per parcel.  Killam, who was present at  Tuesday's meeting, said he  understood Collins' concerns  but assured him with large luxury lots the area's aesthetics are  a prime concern. He added that,  "There will be no major  changes from what you see  from Gower Point Road." He  added, however, that major  changes will be visible from the  water side.  It is expected the public hearing on the proposed development will be held on January  31.  [Royal Canadian Legion Branch 140 '  Sechelt  BINGO  Jan. 17/90  ,am $500 JACKPOT.  Doors Open 6 p  Early Birds 7:15 i  ****^************  WINTER  CLEARANCE  Fish farm compost  available this spring  by Caryl Worden  Sunshine Coast gardeners will  be able to add a new, locally  made compost to their plots this  spring, according to Dora  Glover of the Sunshine Coast  Aquaculture Association  (SCAA).  Reporting to the SCRD's Environmental Task Force January 12, Glover said the fish mort  composting project which  began in early November is  already showing its success.  The project was initiated  after   the   regional   district  notified fish farms that it would  no longer accept morts at the  Sechelt landfill. On a site adjacent to the dump, the morts  now get mixed with sawdust  from Bayside Saw Mills, solving  that company's problem of  waste disposal at the same time.  "We are regularly monitoring  to assure that the mixture is  composting properly and that  it's not attracting wildlife or  birds," Glover said.  A private developer will take  over the composting, which has  so far been run by the SCAA.  Glover told the Task Force that  the new operator plans to install  fish grinding equipment which  will produce a finer mixture and  speed up the process, enabling  them to handle the increased  number of morts which occurs  in the summer months.  "This is a nitrogen rich  material," Glover said.  "There's a great need for that  type of compost and gardeners  have already approached us  about using it."  The compost, which takes  two to three months to produce,  will be sold through local  nurseries according to Glover.  North Van's zoning approach  unsuitable for Gibsons - Buchan  by Dave Fraser  I  A proposal by the City of  North Vancouver to use zoning  to control levels of residential  rental accommodation is not  what the Town of Gibsons  needs.  So says Gibsons Planner Rob  Buchan, who was recently asked  by Gibsons Council to comment  on whether North Vancouver's  recent legislative moves could be  emulated here in order to ease a  chronic shortage of rental accommodation.  "I would...submit that it is a  dangerous move to attempt to  regulate the form of tenure of a  multiple dwelling building by  zoning, as it is the intention of  zoning to regulate the use of  land, and not the form of  ownership of a dwelling," notes  Buchan's written brief to council.  "Apart from these serious  legal overtones, there also occurs, thereby, the equally  dangerous social dilemma of the  segregation of areas of the  municipalty by zoning for "rental accommodation only - which  'ghetto' approach I perceive to  be  superficial   dressing  of  wounds inflicted by poor  political decisions in North  Vancouver in previous years.  "While the rental shortage in  Gibsons is apparent to all, the  reasons for this...are quite different from those being encountered in the. market place  on the North Shore. While we  share the dearth of new construction of rental housing in recent years with the situation in  North Vancouver, it is for quite  different reasons."  Buchan added that deterrents  against the construction of rental accommodation are not to  be found in the multiple family  regulations in the Town of Gibsons Zoning By-Law. He cited  the recently-completed  Westport apartments as examples of developers moving  swiftly to meet rental demand.  Play areas not  yet on our ferry  There's good news and bad  news for parents travelling to  Vancouver with young children.  The bad news is that the Queen  of Coquitlam, with its kids'  play area, has been taken off  the Horsehoe Bay/Langdalc  run now that the Queen of  Cowichan's re-fit is complete.  The good news is that by  summer, the Queen of Cowl-  chan will also have a children's  play area, according to Bill  Bouchard, marketing manager  with BC Ferries Corp.  The first play area was put on  board a ferry for the Swartz  Bay/Tsawassen run about a  year ago. "It was so popular  we'd get parents phoning to  find out when that specific boat  would be running," Bouchard  said. "It was the prototype, and  we fine-tuned it so that now our  plan is to put the play areas  aboard all the Vancouver Island  and Langdale vessels."  SPRED LO-LUSTRE  LATEX ENAMEL  ��� Long lasting  ��� Resists soiling  ��� Easily applied  ��� For kitchen, bathroom walls,  ceilings, cabinets and trims  25  98  4 litres  All Sales Cash And Carry  THE  UTERNATIVE  OPEN:  Mon. ��� Fri., 8:30-5:00  Sat. 9:00-4:00  Specializing in  WOODWORKING & INTERIOR  FINISHING MATERIALS  HWY 101, GIBSONS,    886-3294  YOU DID IT  pyGHT  DeVRIES  lANUARY CLEARANCE  V Come in now for GREAT IN-STORE  CARPET VALUES  m  3��>��c  Beginners Course  Starting Feb. 3  Kirkland Centre, Sechelt  483-3347 collect or 885-5299  Also Available  'Driver Improvement Program  for Licensed Drivers."  Seniors Drivers Course  Standard Lessons Available  Parents of a YD graduate write:  As our son reached the top of a blind hill there  was a car stopped about 3 car lengths ahead.  Thanks to your "Brake and Avoidance" teaching,  our teenage son avoided an accident that could  have resulted in serious injury to a mother and  young child. When he needed to know what to do  in a split second, he had the knowledge because  of you. Keep up the good work, and God bless  you.  Sincerely,  Rev. and Mrs. Luke Pare  the Coast we boast  Young Drivers  of Canada  483-3347 Collect  Cai today lor course miorrTralron  885-5299  00  (/ too can have  BREATHTAKING  WINDOWS  with just a few ideas and a little help from the  Custom Coxnzx  DeVries' home decorating service  Call now for your free consultation.  I  nf  '$$>  m  os��a  *&%  '��.&*  7091  888-7112  1101, Gibsons  VISA  (OOJ  Stmnia&&kSi-Z*U  -jrSn-iiT itntitrwrr :��� -  a^i^ywr^----^-.' ���' ���


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