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Array LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY  Parliament Buildings  Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X4  r^  FOR PROGRESS  BRITISH COLUMBIA  Chamber of Commerce Week  February 24 - 28,1992  50 cents per copy on news stands  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST SINCE 1945  February 24,1992    Volume 46     Issue 08  I  if ���  Hill's expansion  plan merits  review: council  Noise chief argument against plan  by Ctuflti Hirt  In spite or a recommendation from town planner Rob Buchan to  reject a rezoning application that would allow expanded marine services on the Gibsons waterfront, council has decided to hold a public  meeting on the issue.  The proposed extension of Hill's Machine Shop would provide an  additional marine railway for repairing and servicing boats at the site  - an idea strenuously opposed by residents of a nearby strata development.  They argue the noisy nature of the work would devalue adjacent  land and have a negative impact on their lifestyle, a position supported by Buchan, who noted in a report to council Tuesday that the  expansion would be incompatible with multi-family residential development earmarked for the area in the town's draft official community  plan.  Meanwhile, several mariners have written to council urging support for the application, saying better marine services are needed if  Gibsons is to maintain its image as a vibrant, boating community.  Buchan's report focuses on the technical deficiencies of the application, pointing out that the Hill's site area is only 8,400 square feet,  while the marine zone has a minimum requirement of 11,840 square  feet. He told council there is legally no way of circumventing the  deficiency, "even by way of a development variance permit.Staff are  in the position of having no other choice than making the recommendation that is before you now."  Buchan also noted deficiencies in lot depth, yard requirements and  several other regulations.  But Mayor Eric Small pointed out that it is possible for council to  alter bylaw regulations, supporting Aid John McNevin's suggestion  to hold a public meeting on the Hill's issue.  "I'm pleased we haven't killed the application tonight," Small said  after council's vote. "The applicant deserves further hearing on this."  The mayor stressed, however, that the meeting will not be a public  hearing for rezoning, merely an information meeting for council  guidance.  "We'll be going into it with an open mind," he said. "We're not  implying either approval or denial at this stage."  Pender zoning bylaw review  prompted by public hearing  A... a<ta>��aa��aa*   --A   ..   i^.^rt...-   ���,.*!������     ���Ja.llaiamaji,^.       '�����     jjr-, G"  Sechelt's new alderman,  Rosina  Giles.  Giles clips  Rose in  Sechelt  by-election  Sechelt council's new alderman, Rosina Giles, took the  oath of office Wednesday after  narrowly edging out candidate  Don Rose in the Feb. 15 by-  election.  The other two candidates,  Bill Phillips and Jacques Van  Brabant trailed far behind.  According to Sechelt Mayor  Nancy MacLarty, voter turn-out  for the election was around 22  per cent of the municipalities  3,233 eligible voters for a total  of 722 ballots cast.  "Not a great turnout considering we had three advance  polls and three mobile polls, in  addition to the regular set up,"  MacLarty noted.  Giles received 291 votes  while Rose received 272.  Van Brabant had 87 nods  from the public and 72 people  wanted Phillips to win the election.  Giles, who has lived in  Sechelt since 1987, has 16  years experience as municipal  administrator for Spirit River,  Alberta.  She also served one year on  the municipal council for Spirt  River.  The by-election was necessitated by the resignation of former Alderman Doug Reid in  November of last year.  In giving up his post, Reid,  cited philosophical differences  with MacLarty that made continuing to work with her impossible.  The regional district said it  was meant to correct inconsistencies, contradictions and  reduce the potential for land-  use conflicts. But Pender Harbour residents who turned out to  a public hearing had other ideas. They said it  would dramatically change the current land uses  allowed in their area and reduce the value of their  property.  Last Tuesday, the regional district's land use  Bylaw 337 made another noisy appearance at a  public hearing, as about 73 Pender Harbour residents came out to the Madeira Park community  hall to voice their concern and displeasure.  "I don't think the people of Area A want any  zoning change, period," said Bill Milligan, "...and  I'd like you to consult me personally before you  change my property rights."  Those feelings were echoed by a number of  other residents, including Howard White, who said  the new bylaw would result in people "losing significant values of their property investments" and  force a change of lifestyle in the area.  The new bylaw, which if passed would establish new land-use zones and subdivision districts  Residents express  concerns over  property values  in Electoral Area A, would  replace the existing Bylaw 96,  which currently allows a much  more encompassing use of land  in many areas of Pender Harbour. Of particular concern to  residents was the replacement  of the existing R3 zone, which currently applies to  much of Madeira Park, Francis Peninsula, and the  lower slope of Garden Bay, and which allows a  wide variety of uses including commercial and  light industrial with new R2 and R3 zones in  Bylaw 337.  The new zones allow for limited home-based  businesses and "auxiliary commercial uses," but  place a number of restrictions on them including  the amount of space which may be used for these  purposes, the number of employees a business may  employ and the types of commercial activity  allowed.  Judy Skogstad, senior planner for the regional  district, told the public hearing that "Bylaw 337  was not intended to be an exercise in rezoning  property to uses which are not now permitted."  But a number of residents disagreed with her.  "If you are going to take away my commercial  turn to page 2  'Discovery' sunk  by red tape  Plans to build a sailing replica of Captain George Vancouver's  ship, Discovery, were permanently shelved last week by the special project team of the Sunshine Coast Maritime History Society  in Gibsons.  Market research presented to the group by management consultants, Ference & Weiker of Vancouver, and lack of flexibility  on the part of Canadian Coast Guard interpretation of safety  aspects of the current Canada Steamship Act, sounded the death  knell for the ambitious undertaking.  The 100-foot wooden sailing vessel was the object of a comprehensive business plan, started by Ference and Weiker in the  first week of December. However, work on the plan was halted  late last week when research revealed the ship could not survive  on a break-even operating basis featuring only day trips from Gibsons harbour.  Overnight cruises of three to nine days duration for special  interest groups, a key part of the preliminary marketing plans, had  recently been ruled out because safety regulations require a steel-  hulled ship. Other stringent prerequisites literally eliminated the  opportunity to build a wooden replica of the ship in Gibsons harbour.  Current safety regulations under which the ship would have to  be built would allow a wooden ship to make day excursions, but  there would have been severe restrictions on its ability to travel.  turn to page 14  Native speakers debate self-government obstacles  Words in the constitution  might be a nice philosophical  gesture, but when it comes  down to brass- ta'eks it will' be  both the education of young  people, and the land and  resources necessary for a sound  economic base that the success  of native self-goverment  depends on.  That was the message delivered by speakers at a recent  conference on self-government,  hosted by the Sechelt Indian  Band at the Raven's Cry Theatre Feb.15.  "The mere amending of the  constitution does not give you  self-government," said Fred  Walchli, former regional director for the Department of Indian  Affairs. There's still a lot of  complex legal negotiations for  bands to go through in order to  achieve self-government.  Among other things, self-government has provided the  Sechelt band with registered  title to their lands, which can be  sold, developed, or used as collateral for capital loans - something which bands operating  under the Indian Act still can't  do because title to reserve lands  still lies with the Crown.  is a long standing one in Canada," said Walchi.  But at the same time, it is  still important to recognize land  claims as including cultural and  spiritual concerns. Said Art  Thevarge, a native entrepreneur  at the conference,     "We're not really  making a real estate  deal with the government of Canada  and BC."  During the conference, speakers  also addressed con-  was  'The Sechelt  have always  been a  source of  cerns about how   inspiration.  third parties and  non-natives would      be affected by self-  once  self-government  negotiated.  A small number of people  attended the conference, but  those who did were enthusiastic.  Willard Gallic, chairman of a  . the land claims and  self-government  committee for the  Port Alberni Tse-  shaht band said, "I  saw this as the government's pilot project to see what an  Indian band could  do wilh self-government, knowing  that they would  have to deal with  Honourary Sechelt Chief Simon Baker presents an  audience member with a framed picture of himself while  conference organizer   Stan Dixon looks on.     Jane Seyd photo  Settling of land claims is  essential to provide an economic base to build on, said Walchli. Without that, bands will  continue to be dependent on  transfer payments from the gov  ernment, which will inevitably  reduce their political autonomy,  he said.  "The practise of supporting  newly created governments  with a land and resources base  government and land claims. In  discussing environmental  issues, conference organizer  Stan Dixon said Sechelt advocated the idea of sustainable  development, but added, "If the  white federal and provincial  governments maintain the status  quo, there'll be nothing left for  us to look after."  Simon Baker, honourary  chief of the Sechelt band, also  stressed the need for education,  so that native people would be  able to manage government and  business affairs on their lands  the rest of bands in BC."  Patrick Prince, a member of  the McLeod Lake band  involved in self-government  negotiations, said, "One thing  I've learned here are the legal  aspects which are involved,"  including the effects on different levels of government and on  non-native third parties.  Veme Solonas, also from the  McLeod Lake band, said, "The  Sechelt have always been a  source of inspiration for us  when it come to tackling issues  head on." Coast News, February 24, 1*192  DISIRIKI   ION  K��N CO-OP KKKOS  Sunslilne teod��  SPtvt I.AI.S UK   17   I'O MAN   11  ��� GoatChow     $S.7S20k��  ���HogGrower   $5.1520kg  ��� Lay Crumbles $5.75 20 kg ��� Horse Pellets $645 20 kg  Regal Dog Food  Ml75 20 kg *S"  \llll\lllll<* I 4*4'4l\   ���   HHt     .IS IV  news  Planner recommends hiring expert  to review Gibsons' community plan  il0i  Happy Holiday Motorhome  Rentals, Sales & Service Ltd.  \i'\\ 'It, Northern lita- full Si��.|i|ia'i(jl.i  Show**f Model  tntrodtn too Wcf  i 12.490  1991 Winnebago 20 MotOffltHM  '���iVHUrn   _t   ttl.'MKl  1981 Sluintx'i Quean 24 Dehor* MotorilMM  low km    1969 SlumiVr Qut'cn .'-' Deluxe MotothoiM  Mrtrim.lar tow km    -$   U'JIHI  -$  29.41X1  I '181 CiniiH'i \ .in  U 't/i 5/ic/e Oul ���*.I (iiiufinon.  $  10.900  ^New 5th Wheel's -20' to 40'$  Phone 886-9025  Oi 886-8481  Gibsons planner Rob Buchan has recommended that a consultant  be hired to revise the town's draft official community plan, a process  he estimates will take about seven months to complete.  In an eight-page report received by council Tuesday, Buchan says  the scope and complexity of the task places it beyond time constraints  placed on the planning department by its daily activities. The planner  notes that the existing plan, drawn up in 1985 and reviewed in 1988,  is no longer applicable to the expected growth and future economic  needs of the community and recommends a three-phase plan to arrive  at a new draft.  The first phase would focus on a general review of changes that  have occurred since 1985. phase 11 would examine land use, infrastructure, transportation and public facility needs, and the final phase  would be concerned with implementing the plan.  At the completion of phase II, Buchan recommends a public infor  mation meeting be held to keep residents up to date on the report's  findings prior to public hearing.  "The final submission of the draft OCP should occur after the public workshop to ensure all comments and issues raised by residents  are documented and appropriately dealt with by the plan."  Buchan estimates that the review process outlined in his report  would take until October to complete, but added the timeline could be  reduced if council opts to combine phases or cut back on lime allocated for the public workshop.  Council decided a review of the plan's first draft was warranted  after more than 200 people showed up lo comment on the fust draft  at a public hearing on the OCP Jan. 8.  As Buchan \ report was a late addition to Tuesday's agenda, council referred a decision on the recommendations to its next meeting  March 3.  Pender harbour residents question  SCRD approach to by-law process  from page I  use and provide residential, you  have down-zoned my property,"  Bill Lynch told the hearing,  "...and this non-conforming  business doesn't wash." His  concerns were echoed by resident John Malcolm who said  tying "auxilary industry" to a  residence made the R3 zoning  much more restrictive than it  had been in the past. A number  of residents, including one man  who said his boatbuilding shop  has operated in the harbour for  the past IS years, also pointed  out specific instances in which a  current use of their property  SALE  .99  GST incl  GST incl  HAMSTER  PLAY CITY  Reg. 54.99  GST incl.  GST incl  SAVE 10.00  GST incl  PEATMOSS  4 cu. ft.  Reg. 14.99  GST incl.  GST incl  6" ASSORTED  TROPICAL  PLANTS  Reg. 5.99  GST incl.  SALE  400  GST incl  ASSTD  ANGEL FISH  Reg. 5.02  GST incl.  SALE  395  GST incl  SAVE 1.07  16 LITRE  POTTING SOIL  Reg. 2.99  GST incl.  SALE  00  GST incl  6" USTO POTS  Great Selection  11 colours to choose  from. Reg. 2.99  GST incl.  GST incl  SHULTZ  PLANT FOOD  156gr.  Reg. 3.63  GST incl.  SALE  {do  GST incl  Woolwortlv  STORE HOURS:  MON. - THURS: 9:.3CK6, FRI: 9:30*, SAT: 9:30-6, SUN: 11-5  would not conform to the new  zoning.  Bill Lynch said the board  should consider split zones on  some larger properties because  for certain owners, "no matter  what kind of zone you try to  plunk him into, it won't work."  Several people also  expressed concern.lhe new zoning would affect the value of  their property.  Joe Harrison, whose family  members own several parcels of  land in the area, told the hearing, "If you take a piece of  property and reduce the number  of choices you have to use the  property, you have in effect  expropriated a large amont of  its value.  "That is an unfair thing  unless the decision represents  the will of the community  expressed in some overall community plan."  Several other residents also  told the hearing they wanted to  see an official community plan  in place before proceeding to a  new zoning bylaw.  In addition, a number of people told the hearing they didn't  iike the way the bylaw process  was being handled, saying the  public hearing wasn't adequately advertised and that the bylaw  was being rushed through without due consideration to the  wishes of Area A residents.  "I'm not aware of any pressing  panic to get this zoning process  done," said John Malcolm.  "There's still a huge pile of us  out there who aren't happy with  this".  Amid these concerns, three  people expressed support fot the  bylaw, two of whom said they  were members of the bylaw  working committee.- Said Marg  Bennett, "I don't know what the  problem is."  The hearing was adjourned  following a motion from Area  A director Gordon Wilson, who  said specific concerns about  various "ambiguities" were significant enough to warrant a  review of the bylaw. He added,  however, that "it is not my  intention to formally delay this  process. We're not talking  about a wholesale rewrite of the  bylaw."  �� ?& North  riiOaks  767 North Rd.  Gibsons, B.C.  26 Adult Oriented  Single Level  Townhomes  Phase 3&4  Now Selling!  For More Information  Please Call:  Twin Oaks  Development Corp.  886-4680  I   a^gfa.  COAST NfWS  CLASSIFIES  1 <l B '  .' V  Li* Coast News, February 24, 1992  news  THIS WEEK'S SPECIALS  AT ANDY'S  Illness forces Gibsons  alderman to resign  111 health has forced Gibsons  aid. Margaret Morrison to  resign from council.  Morrison, admitted to Lions  Gate Hospital in North Vancouver after a recent heart attack,  reluctantly concluded she could  not continue to fufil her alder-  manic duties. "Being unable to  do the job in the way 1 would  like lo see it done, I would prefer to be replaced," she said in a  letter lo council.  Aldermen accepted the resignation Tuesday, but have not  named a date for a by-election.  Morrison suggested the ballot  be held at the same time as the  pool referendum, tentatively set  for April 6, and council said the  date will be considered.  Mayor Eric Small described  Morrison as a team player  whose legal and municipal  baqckground proved a valuable  resource to other council members. "Margaret will be missed  at council as she has undertaken  her duties with energy, enthusiasm and great commitment to  the people of Gibsons." Small  said.  Margaret  Morrison  Sechelt's main thoroughfare  change put off indefinitely  by Stuart BumtMa*  Sechelt's Teredo Street is now officially part of  Highway 101 as part of the project to make the road  Sechelt's main thoroughfare, but there are grumblings in Sechelt council chambers that it could take  as long as two years to start the work necessary to  make the plan a reality.  At Wednesday's Sechelt council meeting, Mayor  Nancy MacLarty said the work on Teredo was put-  off for an indefinite period of time and Cowrie  Street would have to continue serving as Sechelt's  main thoroughfare even now that Cowrie is designated a municipal street.  Aid. Bob Wilson speculated the reason highways  put off working on the project could have to do with  the stability of ground found under sections of the  proposed route - it might not Ik- solid enough for a  municipal highway.  "When they first put Teredo street in," Wilson  said, "they found about 13 feet of peat that had to be  removed."  Work to change Sechelt's main thoroughfare  from Cowrie to Teredo was to have been done in  two stages this year, starting in March and running  through April, then starting again in September after  the tpurist season ended.  The goal was to lessen tlte traffic along Cowrie  street to make it safer for pedestrians. The project  was approved and budgeted by the Ministry of  Highways (MOH) last year.  A ministry spokesman told the Coast News the  "declassification" of Cowrie and reclassification of  Teredo meant the project was scheduled to go  ahead, but he didn't know when.  "There's been a bit of a freeze put on a lot of  things recently," Rob Wood told the Coast News,  "but that project is definitely scheduled to proceed."  Wood didn't know the reason for the freeze on  MOH projects.  Project manager Lee Mattel was unavailable for  comment by press time.  Lack of progress on the project has dampened  council's enthusiasm for installing a crosswalk on  the corner of Wharf Street and Ocean Avenue to  serve children from Sechelt elementary as well as  seniors from Shorncliff.  Council has acknowledged the need to make the  intersection safer and parents and teachers have  requested it many times, but council felt it would be  too dangerous to put in a pedestrian crossing until  Teredo becomes the main highway.  "It would just give people a false sense of security," explained Aid. Michael Shanks. "It would make  them think that intersection is safer than it actually  is."  HSPP leaks send offensive  gases over Gambier Island  Gambier Island residents  complained they were hit with  the aroma of mill gases Feb. 16  and 17.  According to the shift engineer al Howe Sound Pulp and  Paper, there was a problem with  the incinerating system on  February 16 resulting from a  clogged gas line. There were  more difficulties in changing  thfc line over to a back-up burning system and, as a result, gas  was "vented" into ihe atmosphere for about six minutes.  The shift engineer said the  initial problem in the gas line  was one of condensation built-  up. He said it was a poorly  designed portion of a new system that didn't drain the condensation properly and would  be repaired during the next mill  maintenance shut down.  The engineer said the smell  of gas Ihe next day resulted  from a faulty rupture disc.  Rupture discs are the equivalent of safety valves that break  when the storage facilities for  non-condensible gases reach a  certain pressure (around 10  pounds).  A rupture disc broke Feb. 17  and non-condensible gases were  released for around three minutes.  I WISH TO THANK ALL  those electors who had faith in me and  what I believe in and showed their support at the  polling stations.  To my coworkers and friends who stood solidly  behind me and urged me to stand for election,  many, many thanks.  To all rate payers and residents of the  Distric of Sechelt, I promise to work diligently  on your behalf, and invite your comments  and suggestions.  Rosina Giles  FILLING YOUR PRESCRIPTION  NEEDS  SEVEN  DAYS A  WEEK  Haig Maxwell B.S.P.  (class of '68)  Phil Nelson B.Sc. (Pharm)  (class of'91)  WEEKDAYS TIL 7:00 PM  SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS : 10:00 am to 5:00 pm  gibsons notes  Mayor Eric Small will ask to  meet with the West Howe  Sound Electors' Association  and Ihe Roberts Creek Community Association lo discuss  waler system integration  The Sunshine Coast Regional District recently referred letters to council from each  association opposing Gibsons'  intent to integrate its waler supply with the regional water system.  Small said he would like to  address both associations "so  we understand each other and  know what we're talking  about." Aid. Ed Sleeves agreed  a meeting would be worthwhile  lo help clear up misunderstandings conveyed in the letters.  Highways meeting  A meeting will also be  sought between town officials,  the SCRD and highways ministry to discuss Ihe Gibsons  bypass. Gibsons officials met  with Highways Minister Art  Charhonneau Tuesday and  reported the minister wants to  see public involvement in any  bypass extension plans.  The town recently received a  28-page petition from residents  opposed to a major new intersection proposed for the  Payne/Pratt area of Highway  101.  Healthy community  Aid. Ed Sleeves reported that  the Coast/Garibaldi Health Unit  has been awarded a $26,500  grant from the provincial  healthy communities fund. The  money will be used lo study  health needs across the Sunshine Coast and the first task  will be hiring a co-ordinalor for  the project, Steeves said. While  Ihe combined application of  Gibsons, Sechell and the SCRD  has met with success, a similar  application by Gibsons alone  last year was turned down,  noted Mayor Eric Small. "It's a  good example of what co-operation can accomplish."  ALL PRICtS  INCL  GSf  DINNER SPECIAL  $8.95  with appetizer .  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February 24. 1192  opinion  Harbour future  hangs on Hill's  It would have been easy for Gibsons council to have  seized on the technical reasons offered by planner Rob  Buchan for rejecting proposed expansion of Hill's  Machine Shop, a waterfront marine repair business.  That aldermen didn't kill the proposal when the application came up for discussion last Tuesday is indicative of  council's sincere efforts to weigh public opinion carefully  before making decisions that will set the tone for future  development of the town.  Such is the Hill's proposal to add a second marine way  for boal repair and service. It is pivotal because the community is currently undergoing a process of intense self-  examination in attempts to draw up an ambitious community plan that balances community desires with  inescapable growth, and the proper destiny of the waterfront is central to that debate.  On one hand, the draft official community plan envisages multi-family residential zoning for the waterfront  area surrounding the Hill's site The municipal planner  suggests that designation is unlikely to change during the  OCP review process which is just now getting underway,  and he argues that adjacent property owners have a legitimate beef with the potential negative effect on both land  values and lifestyle pursuant to placing a marine zone in  an area destined for high-value residential development.  But there are other views of how the Gibsons harbour  should develop. At January's OCP hearing, several residents spoke of their fears the waterfront could succumb to  the kind of tourist beautification and condo development  which has all but destroyed the natural charm of other  harbours.  And one of the chief differences between the OCP and  the downtown revitalization plan recently completed by  the Gibsons Merchants' Association is the association's  clear desire to see a 'working harbour' maintained.  There is plenty of substance to their argument that Gibsons is a boating community first, a proud distinction  which will be seriously undermined in the future if proper  marine services aren't available.  Municipal leaders could have ducked the dichotomy for  now by falling back on bylaw specifications which rule  the Hill's site is too .small to qualify for the marine zone.  (Buchan pointed out that, legally, this inadequacy cannot  be overcome by way of a development variance permit, as  it proposed.)  To their credit, they did not. Council has previously  pledged to iron out the harbour discrepancies evident in  the OCP and downtown revitalization plan. The public  meetf*ig for the Hill's plan, for which a date has still to be  set, v> ill provide an excellent opportunity for residents to  sound their views.  letters welcome  .   W* w��tco-rt>a�� latitat* to the- e-dttor on  matter* of ouMlo interest* Howovor, wa  raawrve the right to ocHt aubmlaatone for  brevity tend teooNty.  MtMM* m��M your tetters to:  Tho Editor  Sunohlno Coaxal Now*  Box 68  SoohoitB.C.  VON SAO  fyy\  \ta\ ^fo fbtoi&Z/  ^wV\ ^^~Ai���-^^  / il          tf^K^kV  ^S/    0    *  �� J -ter I)  7?lm>t��l\  a��V /    ��  /J  \]B  Kw\ \ \    W^^^m^  *P*-**^aW\   \  \ >  amJ^,'>,:iv'iW8  ^**Xa\       \    1    NaBf^W''"!   U  ���  N  Fr^  Hi  ^JaT^aaaT^*     -��   r  'z^*m*sW^*^��&  B.^^*****         _- -    _  Z*aataaaawa\.J��^g^~'      "--  letters  Show smokers  consideration  Peter Light recently stirred  up a lot of reaction wilh his letter on Male-Bashing and  although I have opinions on the  subject, I'm going to keep them  to myself. I want to address a  popular area of bashing that he  has forgotten, and thai is  cigarette smoking.  I live in a family where both  extremes of every view are generally represented and this is  true of smoking too. I don't  smoke, my husband does. I  started, as he did, as a teenager,  but I was able to quit. After 10  years, he hasn't, he remains like  many people, hopelessly addicted.  As you can imagine our  opposite positions become com-^  plicated when we go out. The  most recent example of this was) ,�����*���  the SOS for Nature dance in  Roberts Creek on Feb. 15.  When we arrived, we were  told thai this was a "non-smoking" dance, so John asked me to  take him home, which I did,  while he grumbled about the  fact that nowhere in any advertising for the dance was there  any mention of the non-smoking aspect.  Why not? This, I think, is the  interesting pari. An issue, as  small as this one and how it is  dealt wih by various people is a  real indicator of changing social  attitudes.  I returned lo the dance,  refunded John's ticket and did a  bit of a poll. Here's what I  learned:  First of all, 1 asked people  who put on the dance about the  question, they said, "Well, since  we didn't advertise it. he could  have smoked" If he wanted to  push the issue. ( Now, of  course, if he had pushed, he  would have been cast as the  smoking villain).  Then I talked to other smokers, and they had also been  asked to smoke outside. Some  were disgruntled about it and  some accepted easily. Of  course, the non-smokers were  happy to dance in clean air.  Now, I'm going to make a  great leap in suppositions here  and state that I think the nonsmoking at dances policy has  been carried out in this underhanded way because dances are  usually liquor licensed and that  even though a no smoking policy has become the norm in most  public places, the one place il  hasn't is in drinking establish-,  ments.  Even non-smokers still lo  some degree associate drinking  with smoking. And non-smokers still want smokers to patronize their events and spend  money, but not smoke. All this  brings me to make an appeal;  please advertise a non-smoking  dance as such and let's bring  societal changes about with  consideration.  MARIKO KIYOOKA  Act to abrogate  trade deal  I didn't think there could be  anything more sickening than  the 'Free' Trade Deal itself, but  there is. It's the whine: "The  deal's not working out, and  there's nothing we can do about  it!"  The deal is working out,  exactly as Intended by the U.S.  and Lyin' Brian, and that's bad  enough. But the really sickening  pan of that whine is the part at  the end. Of course we can do  something about it!  People have said this trade  deal is like an invasion front the  States. 1 think so too. With a  military invasion, though,  would Canadians droop around  moaning, "They've got a hig  chunk of our territory...there's  nothing we can do?" No. we  wouldn't. So now why this "too  bad, we quit" mentality?  We just have to elect a government that's going to get rid  of ihe deal. Abrogate it. That  has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?  Suppose the NDP didn'l run  any candidates in parts of the  East where Ihey have a sow-  ball's chance anyway! And suppose the Liberals didn't run any  in parts of the West, where  they've only picked up one or  two in decades. The two parties  would agree in writing to split it  this way, and also agree that  whichever got in would "abrogate" that trade deal (stomp on  it), supported by the other party.  They wouldn't have to agree on  anything else. They wouldn't  even have to trust each other, in  a public "up-front" agreement  like that.  It's called an electoral coalition and it's commonly done in  other places. Some Liberal and  NDP leaders are quite interested. There is only one thing that  can keep it from succeeding: the  "nothing-can-be-done" mentality.  On Thursday, March 26, al  Greencourt Hall, Sechell al 7:30  pm, Liam Grayer of Ihe group  called Citizens Concerned  About Free Trade (CCAFT)  will explain this concept and  answer questions. Everyone's  invited. Here's a chance to  shake those 'Whiney Blues'.  IRIS GRIFFITH  Egmont  Garbage politics  short-sighted  The Pender Harbour dump is  in our backyard (literally), only  three quarters of a mile away  from our property. For that reason alone, although there are  others, we would like lo see it  either:  a) closed, with a sile available elsewhere where il cannot  affect our watersheds, or  b) changed into a transfer  station as the Sunshine Coast  Regional District has proposed.  In either case, we cannot go  on any longer without a controlled method of disposing of  our garbage. The people of  Hornby Island have reduced  their garbage to 25 per cent.  We can't continue to dump  anything into our ground and  not consider our drinking water  or the wildlife affected, when  there is a better alternative  available. Let's forget politics  and our near-sighted, selfish  ways and think about our children's future.  LINDA AND DAVID GOBLE  Garden Bay, BC  The tocsin tolls a trade warning for all Canadians  The plight of the Canadian farmer has drawn  much ink, much political rhetoric al election times,  and very little real understanding from our largely  urban society. As long as our supermarkets are  filled to overflowing with the familiar plenty there  is little lo motivate the average Canadian urban  dweller to consider the sources.  It's not unlike the enthusiastic meat eater of my  acquaintance who said recently lhat the only thing  he didn't like about a mutual friend was that he  was a trapper. Something about skinning the meat  off dead animals was repugnant to him. The familiar roasts and loin cuts must come pre-cut and  wrapped in cellophane to be acceptable.  So with the plight of the food producer. In our  highrises and in our suburbs and shopping malls  we can hear that farmers are going bankrupt in  record numbers, but if the produce section of our  super market is piled high with colourful vegetables and if our pre-skinned meat selection continues in its familiar cellophane-wrapped abundance,  what concern is it of ours thai those among us who  have not had enough sense to move into an urban  setting long ago are having a rough time?  Last week, as if things weren't rough enough  down on the farm, Canada lost another round in  the agricultural negotiations taking place in Geneva under the umbrella of GATT. The powerful  musings  John burnside  European Common Market doesn't like Canadian  marketing boards and neither do the Americans  who are living through an ideological fever of  renouncing all regulations at the present time.  So, with such foes and such allies, the writing  has been on the wall for the marketing boards on  the international agricultural stage for some time.  This is something that our ineffable prime minister knows well and there is something truly despicable about his grand standing about going over to  Europe to fight shoulder to shoulder with the farmers for their marketing boards. It is playing politics  with human suffering and fears; it is presiding with  hypocrisy over the near terminal illness of an  invaluable component in the Canadian mosaic.  As if being beset by the Europeans and the  Americans, both of whom have done untold damage to Canadian agriculture quite absent mindedly  whilst engaged in a trade war of their own, were  not enough the Canadian farmer gets precious little  support or sympathy from the almost equally  beseiged Canadian taxpayer on the issue of marketing boards. The management of supply is  designed to avoid boom and bust pricing cycles  and in the short term such management means  higher prices for the consumer. Millions of Canadians every year are showing what they think of  that as they flood over into the States to buy, for  example, cheaper milk  It serves no purpose for our farmers to point lo  their higher costs in a northern climate nor to Ihe  higher social costs in a country which provides  medical care to all its citizens. The taxpayers are in  rebellion and marketing boards and the farmers  they protect can take it in the neck for all the  Canadian public cares.  You really don't have to gaze into the innards  of too many deregulated chickens to determine  that all this cannnot be in the long-term best interests of the country.  And you have to wonder, as Canada gets regularly sandbagged on the street comers of international trading life with no hand or voice raised to  support her - here one thinks not only of the farmers of the country but the fishermen of B.C. and  Newfoundland - what exactly is it we'get in this  much-touted free trade agreement with the Americans. They get access to our energy supplies, and  eventually perhaps to our fresh water, in perpetuity, but we cannot gain access even to their peripheral understanding of who we are and what is different about our circumstances.  And these are our chosen allies in international  trade. Across the Pacific the Orient is stirring into  massive life; across the Atlantic the western Europeans have thoughtfully and step by step put  together in the last thirty years a massive and  mutually supportive trading bloc.  We have hitched our wagon and gambled our  future in close relationship with what seems to be  the shooting star of American dominance; along  with the hapless and desperate Mexicans we are  hastily allying ourselves lo a fading super star  which at the momenl seems to have lost its own  way in economic matters and never has been distinguished by close concern for its neighbours to  the north or the south.  As our beseiged farmers receive another devastating blow this month, we may well be secure  amidst plenty and indifferent.  The course this country follows, however, may  well be one in which the hardships fallen upon our  food producers await us all. The tocsin tolls for all  of us.  cmst  The Sunshine Coasl News is locally owned  and published on me Sunshine Coast, B C  every Monday Dy Glassford Press Lid... Boi  -460. Gibsons. B C. VON IVO. (604) 086*2622.  FAX (604) 8*96-7725. Secneti Office.BoK 66.  Sechelt. B.C. (604) 885-3930. Editorial (604)  885-3990.J-AX (604) 685-3954  The Sunshine Coasl News is protected by  copyright and reproduction ol any pan ot n by  any mnans is prohibited unless permission in  writing is (est secured from Gtass'ora Press Lid  holder ot the copyright. Subicnption rate  Canada-1 yea'-$35.6 mo $20; Foreign-1 yev  $40 Second Class Mail Registration tic 47Q2  PatTnpp  Office Masnattr  Anne 1 nomsen  ChanesHan  Office Staff  Gibsons: Kim Cume.  Stuart Burnside  Conna Stubbs  Jane Seyd  Sechelt Ruth Forrestr  Rose Nicholson  Contributing  Writers. Arttat  John BumSOe. S. Nutter.  Rose NicnoJson. Peter  DtntM SMfTTW).  BH Rogers,  aSmoneCvtysle-Smtth  * Phowgjraphera  Trower. George Cooper.  Janice Latgmon. Ruth  Forrester. Lynn Maes,  Margaret Wan, Jacafyn  Vincent. Joyce Ostry.  Rch Rawiing, bonet  Trudti. Fran Burnside.  Marguerite. Harry Turner,  John Ra*ner  Bev Cranston  Jo .Anne Sheann  your community's  AWARD-WINNING  newspaper  Wa^aaaaakJ Coast News, February 24, 1992  opinion  in a nutshell  s. nutter  A young friend was in Ihe other day pointing oul thai the democratic government of Algeria had cancelled a democratic election  there because the Muslin fundamentalists were obviously going lo  win it Our press, he said, seemed lo agree wilh this action, but what  sort of 'democracy' was litis?  It is a point all right, and a thorny one, and one that looks as if il  might cone up more and more in various parts all over our world. Is  there in fact any son of an answer to this apparent dilemma?  It might he said, 1 suppose, lhat a democratic government has a  fitsl requirement lo defend democracy in its country, and thai 'fundamentalism' is by definition undemocratic, regardless of how many of  the adherents can be brought lo vole for it.  Rut litis gets us immediately, as can be clearly seen, into all kinds  of devious problems, more and more devious than there are in Ihe  Great Canadian Constitutional debate. There is a question of whether,  in this space, we really want lo gel into it. I am, however, going to  plow along here today and let the intrepid follow.  Democracy versus fundamentalism  My bedrock idea of democracy is, as Churchill said, the least of  the number of evils. My idea of fundamentalism is that it is ihe natural result of sentimentality. Sentimentality is defined as Ihe willingness to proceed with only part of the facts, the part, of course, that  you would like to be true.  Democracy requires a willingness to debate all matters openly and  freely, but sentimentality leads inevitably to dogmas, and dogmas are  necessarily against debate. If you are holding fast to some cherished  belief, knowing really that it can't be defended in open debate, then  you are more likely lo turn away and start gathering ammunition, slogans or guns or whatever.  In countries where there are known opposing dogmas of one kind  and another, it has been possible to get together parliaments which  are more or less representative of all. But there is really no debate.  They simply shout at each other, in turn or in unison. So, you re-elect  this thing, bul of course, it turns out lo be the same spilling cauldron,  producing no soup.  So what lo do about this, if anything? A person who doesn't truly  believe in anything is not worth a pinch; bul a person who won't  compromise whatever for Ihe good of society at large is a chauvinist  pig  We probably can't legislate in litis area, regardless of how many  conferences, referenda, or whatever we may stage Education has  always been considered the bulwark against sentimentality. A person  with some perspective of the past is less likely to jump on bandwagons in the present is what they thought. But school education in the  last 40 years has done little in this regard.  We can probably legislate the political scopes of various dogmas,  Im! not their behaviour in parliament or on the media's M-reens. There  are, of course, far more dogmas than there are churches What are we  to make for example, of people born Tories going through their  whole lives wilh the simple belief that the Tories must lie right? But  arc the Liberals different? Or Ihe NOP? It is tempting lo think that if  Canada had a fairy godmother (and there are people around who  maybe think we have) and if she waved her wand, and the whole  party system disappeared, what then?  Nobody said it would be easy  We would go on electing the best person we saw from all the  small constituencies across the country, people we might quite likely  know, male or female as it might be, Circassian, Maldivian, Valkerie  or Etonian; French maybe, and there they would all go lo Ihe Canadian parliament with equal voices.  The media it is true, would have more work to do, but nobody said  it was going to he easy. Instead of simply taking the opposite side to  the party in power Ihey would have to sift and evaluate through all  these ideas from all these representatives from across the land. There  might be no guidelines. They might have lo have opinions, and their  readers might disagree.  Give or take a fairy godmother - I'm all for il. Anyone who wants  to start a prairie fire in this direction can apply lo me for matches.  GIBSONS  PARK PLAZA  DRYCLEANER  FLORIST  Call today 1-876-3199  NOW OPEN  ��� Woolworth ��� IGA Plus ��� Frontrunners  ��� Sears ��� Atlas Office Solutions Ltd.  Sunshine Coast Insurance Agencies Ltd.  ��� Bernadette's Galleries ��� Gibsons Pet Food  & Supplies ��� REM--VX "top 20" realty  OPENING SOON  ��� New China Kitchen ���  ��� Budget Video ���  ��� Dar .Lebanon Restaurant ���  EgllF.'ASING INFOKMATlQNBg-M  1-876-3199T  Backward step  for tourism  It is with deep regret that I  read an account in the newspaper thai Travel Sunshine Coast,  ihe very important tourism marketing and development arm for  the Sunshine Coast, has been  disbanded for lack of funding  support from the EDC.  Il is particularly unfortunate  that the impression given in Ihe  newspaper was one that Travel  Sunshine Coast is not "a rational organization" and that Ihe  EDC did not want to support "a  disorganized balkanized organization."  Those statements could be  taken as a slap in Ihe face by  many hardworking, volunteer  members and underpaid staff  who have contributed many  long hours to support tourism  development whenTunding has  been scarce from Ihe EDC, as it  has been in the last three years.  This backwards step by the  EDC in noi supporting tourism  as BC's number one industry  shows the EDC is irresponsible  in its economic development  function if it is the only community in BC thai does not believe  that tourism dollars are important to every business in our  community.  In my opinion, Bill Moore,  in his important position as economic development officer, has  been most irresponsible in not  supporting tourism development. Bill sat on all our board  of directors meetings along with  representatives from all the  Sunshine Coast chambers and  Gibsons and Sechelt municipalities. Yet he did not support our  requests to the EDC at meetings  and was curiously silent on our  behalf.  He knew of our close working relationship with Powell  River to support the Circle Tour  and  with  the  Ministry  of  Tourism to receive 'partnered'  money for every dollar of local  funding used to promote the  Sunshine Coast, yet he did not  support us publicly or lo the  EDC.  Powell River spends approximately $100,000 annually lo  promote tourism development,  yel the EDC felt that $20,000  was too much to spend to promote the 'lower' Sunshine  Coast and has chosen to drop  their funding to only $15,000.  That is a pathetic statement in  comparison to other BC communities .  I hope that the EDC will  reconsider its position in taking  this very backwards step in the  growth of our economic base.  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KEEPING CLOSE TOUCH  An interesting study recently showed the Influence of  mothers and fathers on school grades:  High School Grades Students Reported Making  Mostly Mostly Mostly Mostly  A's  B's  C's  D's  Mother keeps  close touch ol how  well young person  does in school  92%  89%  84%  80%  Father keeps  close touch of how  well young person  does In school  85%  79%  69%  64%  DISTRICT PARENT ��� TEACHER INTERVIEWS  Parent - teacher interviews will be held at Elphinstone  from 2:20 to 3:20 pm March 10-13. Parents should start  calling now for appointments.  BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT SOON  On March 6 & 7 there will be a major basketball  tournament at Elphinstone, involving the junior boys and  girls teams.  AM SfMAaft BjaWtAAala^A  ���/J   vVJaWt   VtaW^Wa^aW  "It's part of a growing trend  toward integrating private business into the education system,"  says Jude Renaud. 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"It didn't  take me long to realize that if I  wanted to get anywhere in life,  I needed an education."  Statistics from Employment  and Immigration Canada show  .1 high schixil diploma will  open the dixir to most of the  new jobs created between now  and the year 2000.  "Most companies won't even  lixik at your application unless  you have at least a high schixil  education," continues Des. "If  you had a choice between a  high schixil graduate or a  dropout, who would you pick?"  While low-skilled workers  such as delivery people and  kitchen helpers are likely to  remain in demand tor many  years to come, don't expect to  see them earning top dollar.  These days, the highest salaries  are being paid to executives,  tradespeople and skilled workers.  "Do yourself a favour and  finish high schtxil," says Des,  who is now attending  Kwantlen College in the lower  mainland, "then get some  special training in a field that  interests you. You owe it to  your future."  HOW YOU CAN GET  INVOLVED  One in three Canadian  students are in danger of dropping out of schixil this year.  They need help from people  like you so they can make the  most of their potential and  keep their future on track.  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Ill' -.1  .iiiu inodoip ^I'prui") HS'IV'd t*  "dienpul) HUM asoin n U3ip  se n|Mi isuiure n^loiduiaun  aqojpudjnnoiuQ-gnUL t  '93113(31 pur  ijii'ui ufnbaj ippy .|i'i iuii.��.Ma  ���is^wjoj aipjoaui^-gg-iyj -  'aiBnpiuS ouai awui  ueipna] luaajad t- uwa  wtwdcup 'sBbjsah u^ -nHl  I  STAY    IN    SCHOOL  I  L.  For more Stay-in-School and career information,  write and send your return address to:  Enquiries Centre  Employment and Immigration Canada  Hull, Quebec  K1A0J0  Please send me: Career-related information  Stay-in-School: A Parent's Guide  Straight Talk About Staying in Schixil  3  J  J  AUSSI DISPONIBLE EN FRArOJS  Canada  GIBSONS PARK PLAZA, HWY. 101  FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED  <   >'���;!���������.<:.'������ ���!���',,?.,<' ;4&Pr��;i~ :     ',������ :-..UT  C&SfSt  SERVING THE SUNSHINE  COAST SINCE 1945  teacher is talking  about the support her  photography program  is receiving from  Kodak Canada and  other private interests.  Renaud said Kodak is helping  to unite a 10-member group of  secondary school photography  teachers from the Vancouver  area, including herself, who will  meet next month to discuss the  direction photography should  take in education.  "What we will probably be  looking at is what can be done  towards setting up student  apprenticeship programs with  businesses or corporations so  thai students don't feel they  have to go right off lo a post  secondary facility," Renaud  said.  The 10 teachers attending the  forum have been selected  because of the "uniqueness" of  their programs, according to  Renaud, and because all are  going to participate in a Kodak-  sponsored photography exhibition of student works entitled  Images of Who We Are.  Some 280 photographic  works will be on display by students from Vancouver, Ottawa  and Toronto areas: 56 schools  will participate wilh each school  contributing five works. The  theme of the exhibition is Life in  Canada, and students have been  encouraged lo capture images of  what being a Canadian means.  The photographs from  Renaud's students have already  been chosen.  Kodak representative Lesley  Sparks told the Coast News that  Kodak's interest in education is  to encourage photography as a  career choice. She said her company furthered that goal through  its Focus on Education program,  which supports and encourages  ��� process  which  helped  students  create  these five  'IMAGES  OF  WHO  WE  ARE'  students of photography nv  holding lectures with working  photographers, and through  activities like the Images of  Who We Are exhibit.  In addition lo the interest and  assistance from Kodak, Riiiaml  said she and her photography  students had recently been  approached by a business benefactor from Vancouver who  expressed interest in helping the  photography program in "whatever way possible."  The benefactor, whom  Renaud preferred remain anonymous, has asked what the  Elphinstone photography program would need in the way of  equipment to be successful.  "He wanted to know what  direction we're going in,"  Renaud said, "and what it would  take to get us there. And the  truth is, we don't really know  yet; it's they students that are  leading the way, they decide the  direction they want to take. I just  facilitate for them."  $$mmmmiL nv  !OW ARRIVALS  Long Sleeved Sweat Shirts by  ������  ��� A Shaman is a person  believed to have direct  access to the spiritual  world. ,���Wll.   ���  ��� Drawing or chipping these images onto rock  walls may have been part of the rituals to  empower the Shaman to guide souls, cure  sickness, and improve crops and the hunt.  AV/ULABLE IN  BRILLIANT NEW COLOURS  with COTTON leggtnga to match  For Around The  World Shopping  Cowrie St. 8-jchelt  Mon - Sat. 10 ��� B  885-6460  Ui  tasWaa\\\aa\aWas��W^mi /'.{.  /  /  }j  I H^^^f   .'���'a  i   \  Coast News, February 24, 1992  The perfect wedding doesn't just happen...it's  planned! The merchants on these pages are wed*  ding plan professionals, experts at providing all  the special details which will personalize your  wedding and make it unique and memorable.  Stop in and see them soon ��� they're more than  happy to help.  The accompanying guide will help you make the necessary  arrangements as the weeks progress, and will help ensure  no detail is overlooked.  Ha-XPPY PLa-XNNING!  A Difference in  Quality.  I wedding is a special  event. Taking lime to  choose Ihe right photographer may make the  difference between  lasting memories and just  photos.  Make the right choice,  Aspect.  Aspect  photography & design  Lionel V. Trudel  886*7472  TUXEDO  & FORMAL RENTALS  ta^ala^  Jbr**S-      fof The Look  T%.    f     She'll Always  Remember  i{W1  rail  jftoryoob  m  Mens Wear  Trail Bay Mall Sechelt 8*.5-9330  Perfect Gown  Tips To Aid You  In Selecting The  Perfect Gown  Short and Petite  Look for dresaes with lace  appliques that run  lengthwise and with neat  seams. Consider Aline or  princess cuts with small collars and cuffs.  Tall and Slim  Use wide belts, large collars, big cuffs, flared or  layered skirts and low necks.  Narrow Shoulders  Drape with cape collars or  capelets.  Slender  Shop for fabrics with texture, sheer nap or horizontal  ribbing such as satin, velvet  or jersey. These give the appearance of added pounds.  Thick Waist and Midriff  Choose   a   dress   with  lifted waistline and Aline to J  aid in giving a slimming effect.  Broad Shoulders  Dresses should have  smooth set-insleeves, low  V-necks or high-covered  necks.  Skinny Waist and Midriff  Well-defined midriff in contrasting colours will aid in  giving you shape.  &\'inceM %.  QUALITY SATIN SHOES  ^otthernm^.  Stained Glass - Pottery - Weaving  Many Gift Items  Bridal Registry Available  Bayside Building    Sechelt    885-1965  "NEW ARRIVALS"  IN SILK OR  LINEN LOOK,  DYED TO MATCH  ANY COLOUR  Shoes $459r'  Matching Hand Bags  s2995  Custom Dying  slO00  Shoe Jewellery  U0��5  anil up  9?imadim s Shoes  886*2624  d4 lifetime together  <j4 gift to PfaetMute  From ^/lUblitU!  4  Your wedding calls  for sweets from  the specialist.  For a great  selection ol  Wedding Cake  Designs  see June  our  Cake  Decorator  ^m**  c\  /<  We Create  Cnzlit  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons  l/2����i  Delicious  Memories  Super\felu  Sunnyi rt'sl Mill   Gi Coast News, February 24, 1992  .Excalibur  Luxury Limousines  (CLASSY CARS FOR CLASSY PEOPLE)  Drivers aire fully licensed; smart, full dress suit  worn at all times C.'.rs are fully licensed, with TV.  V.C.R., moonrooi, car phone, and personal stereo  Full wedding packages available. Stags, stagettes,  and all spedal occasions catered to on request.  Excalibur Luxury Limousines  885-361 11cing.) 885-4668 levelling.)  ���\  FASHIONS & LINGERIE ~  For Your Special Day     C'  v>  1 \  *)  Com,  itplimentaiy Gift  For The Bride  tWitli Purchase)  &ilfcei $c late  Sunny, rrsl Mali. Gibil  886-3100  RENTALS  Formal Wear for all Occasions  Your Quality     Clothing Store  MEN'S & LADIES7 APPAMl    ���       , ���       . ,,,   .    ���g*^T    Open 7 Days A Week  262 Gower Pt. Rd., Gibsons Landing   886-2116  'Enhance  1   Your  Best  Features  Pharmasave  Gibsons  has your  favourite  line of  cosmetics  for that  special day  PHARMASAVE  GIBSONS  SUNNYCREST MALL 8867213  Six to 12 months  before the wedding ^^^^  D Create a budget and discuss who will pay for what.  ��� Set the date���keep work schedules, other compelling  factors in mind.  ��� Determine sue of guest list���request both families to '  compile a guest list.  ��� Sign up with the Bridal Gift Registry ot your choice.  D Visit with your clergyman, justice of the peace, or  judge to discuss ceremony.  ��� Reserve ceremonial and reception locations.  D Select wedding dress, headpiece, and colour scheme.  D Select members of the bnday party.  D Contract  for the services you will need (include  caterer, rental companies, photographer, musicians,  printer, florists���rememlier in-season flowers will be  less expensive).  D Announce your engagement In the classified section  o( the Coast News.  D Choose bridesmaids' dresses���keep in mind the c'ol-  our scheme, taste and budget of your bridesmaids.  Your Maid of Honours dress should be slightly different, but all should blend in style and colour (or  choose an identical dress for your Maid of Honour  and offset it with a fashion or hair accessory).  I D Consult    with    travel    agent    for    honeymoon  possibilities.  Three to four months  before the wedding  D Order passports, if planning overseas honeymoon.  D Finable guest list.  D Order invitations and announcements. (Note: Since  the envelopes need not be imprinted and must be  hand-addressed, if possible take them home to work  on while you're waiting for the inserts to be printed.)  D Finalize catering and other service arrangements;  pay deposits as required.  n Order tuxedos or other formal wear for men, dresses  for mothers of bride and groom.  D Rent wedding day transportation, or recruit family '  1      and friends as drivers.  1 D Select rings (if not already done),  1 Q Finalize honeymoon plans.  Six to eight weeks  before the wedding  n Mail invitations. brlde/groom ,  5 Purchase ���**"���*�� will  **- "��31  D Meet  Wth mony vo-' **��� deta'lS'  tevtew ceremony vo  D Write gift ^"^J^b travel agent.  <i��e %ddi��g <M  c)n QJomi %lm1  May We Assist You In Selecting Beautiful  Fashions For Your Bed & Bathroom.  Towels With Coordinating Rugs And Porcelain.  For Years 0/ Satis/action, You'll Lore The  Cuddh Warmth And Softness 0/A Down Quill  And The Unique Designs For Bedlinens By  daniadown  quilts^  ,,  RCfLCCTIOnS  Bed and Bath Collection  5670 Cowrie St., Sechelt  885-4893  WE CARE.  �����  We know just how  important your  wedding cake is, and  we want every detail  to be just right.  Come and see us  today, our professional  designers and  decorators will make  sure that your wedding  cake is in every way  perfect.  <*-Ss  mi  iA  n\  ���������  FOR YOU  l\  When planning your wedding  be sure to stop in at  SHOP EASY  FLORAL DEPi-VRTMENT  and see Roxana.  She will offer you advice  on everthing from the  traditional bridal  bouquet to high style  arrangements for the  church and reception.  Feel welcome to come  in and look through  our wedding books.  From the shower to  the reception, Myma  in our DELI can  create SPECIAL  PARTY TRAYS of  fancy sandwiches,  meat & cheese platters,  tidbit trays or hot food  specialties. Trays can  be personalised and  colour co-ordinated to  match the special occasion.  Call Myma at 885-9812 Coast News, February 24, 1992  I *���h-'eer!^^^^**--*^*  In o��'ntments-        eauty^��na���dh ,  PR;qut-st^���dorf- ,       dndbarb-^Pap.  fUPr^re   Wedd SUPerv'ses,9ningl  J      meone tn ���,   ,   9 dnnounCpm *  [��^*U2r^*2:the���ony.  Jn .^"ng 9ob/et ?" ��f s">alJ detail,  f      fo"w,no       �� -"-anee y01Jr '  ��� $���� o/m ?**�� Cr and/��r *��m,  .JfcNui; m'd,t �����*. bl^f' ***y, '  '^���������jj^^p,,^^^ nd Social /n.  �� TW out /, Ure -"-cess  fe&fS^'St*..  ^^^^Z^"'' c��*mt ,,���  *' J<*'"9 dav  j| ^jjl^iw,,,,,  *���* thtx  .*>/  ^  all *Krri  Ejlth This Ring,  I Thee Wed"  Select your Rings  with the same care  as your Bride  ...a perfect symbol of your love for each other  In choosing the tight diamond,  you'll need to consider the cut..  the colour... the clarity... the  carat weight and Ihe setting.  NOVA  Our well-trained jeweller will  show you our latge selection of  diamonds... In yellow or while  gold settings... many with  matching wedding bands.  JEWELLERY LTD.  Trail Bay Mall, Sechelt  .385-2421  h^z: ** ������ ��� ::  Ij^-Stts*-*,   Hand painted silk outfits for mother-  of-the-Bride and the entire bridal  party. Easy care, non-wrinkling cotton knits and sports suits for your  honeymoon. Accessories to match.  Silk shantung going-aivay outfits.  Rosemarie's Boutique  885-5821:  For that special day  floral designs &  woodland arrangements  private complimentary  consultation  Janice Carter      886-7435  Marine Dr., Gibsons Landing  Next to Dockside Pharmacy  Satin Dyables for jour  Wedding Party  ���*���.�����  afar*  MP  I 0Wan  0O/oo..v.  bridal package  1 jmling Unisex Hair Design and Tanning Salon  offers complete services for the bridal party which  include tanning, nails,  facials, waxing,  make-up and i  hair styling  ~"FrMCon.u��.��on.Av.H.b��.  LANDING UNISEX HAIR DESIGN  & TANNING SALON  657 School Rd {above Richards) ��� 886-3916  Mon - I liurs and Sat, 9-5 ��� Friday, 9-9  D  SAY ijfW TO  ROYAL ALBERT  Come and see our exquisite collection of  Royal Albert china, especially selected  for brides-to-be! It can be yours to have and  to hold... from this day forward.  Bridal Registry Available  1  larawMEB  5679 Cowrie St., Sechelt 885-2171  Day 1...  hi  ... I&member it for Ihe  rest of your days  Wedding PhotcgiBphy  A Night To Remember  ...And a Wedding To Cherish Forever  Complete Your Wedding Day a*\nd Celebrate  Your New Life Together With The Perfect Reception.  For Reservations Call 886-4638  First Class Service And Accommodations,  Including Our Exceptional HONEYMOON SUITE.  Give Us A Call Or Stop fly,  And See The Difference We Can Make  GIBSONS MOTOR INN  Haid-A-Way Restaurant  8SC-4C38       Hwy. 101 it Park Road       886-4501 10        Coasl Ne.ss, FebnMiv 24, I1'4'-  community  INTO  SAVINGS  SUNNYCREST MALL  Save up to  25��/c  during our  TEAR & WIN  a*"*  Day  SATURDAY,  FEB. 29  Tickets available  at participating merchants  Highway 101, Upper Gibsons  Muni oT the Coast's  residents met Feb. 20, at  the Kinliiit in Gibsons to  share memories of Jean  tallows who died Feb 4.  Mrs. hallows, who moved  to the ('oust with her  husband in 1*46, taught  at I.Iphinslone Secondary  School from the early  fifties till retirement in  l��70. tool Johnstone photo  Gibsons Bus society seeks  municipal grant of $5000  The Gibsons Bus society,  Facing a deadline at month's  end 10 raise $15,000 to keep the  community transit system on  the toad, has approached town  council Im a $5,000 grant.  Driver Dunne Schaffer made  the appeal Tuesday saying the  non-profit society is exploring  every avenue in an effort to  keep the bus service running.  "It's an established fact that  we're a needed service and we  have tons of support," Schaffer  said. As of Tuesday, only  $2,600 had been raised, a figure  which has society directors wor-  lieil they will fall short of Ihe  goal. "Passengers are digging  deep, but they can't do il all no  matter how much they need the  bus," Schaffer said.  She said $15,000 is needed  on an emergency basis for specific expenses, such as insurance and a paint job, not for  debts. A business plan has been  Friends of the Gibsons Bus  MARGARET MORRISON  OR DONALD BUND  DR JANET WEBB  JBS COZY CORNER  NANCY MACLARTY  ANNE MARIE VEUER  LILY HAMMOND  JENNIE EWING  DOROTHY THOMAS  LAURA MACLEOD  BEA BENNET  J CROvVHURST  ANNE McGUIRE  ANDY t MEGAN WARE  MR & MRS. J WOOD  WILLIAMINA IRVINE  KAY LYALL  IRENE PETERSON  NANCY NYGREN  DENNIS TRUBER  RICK RUTH  HUGH EVANS  SHIRLEY MACEY  ANNE THOMSEN  GC/AUDREY WIll.EUMIER  H. FEDDERSON  MR �� MRS. R LYNDS  $15000  Pleas. Jolt, ihe 11,1 hy  luhmltltng your donation! lo:  RuaacU (nam laaav Office  II-.v 101 A North FlrtiTitr  Any (tlbvtii. Rm ��� IV driver  will he ready lo KcCpl your  Inui i il auppoM  VELMA RHODES  BRUCE > MARY ROSS  GLYN/GWYNETH DAV1ES  BILL TIERNEY  J E WHITE  WILLIAM ROWAN  DEE HAMILL  EDWARD > ELIZABETH  $5985.22 HENNIKER  MAVIS VAUGHAN  LEA WALLACE  FRANCIS/MARGUERITE  CAMPBELL  JOAN BATHURST  MR t MRS. J R WILSON  ELSIE BURNS  ISABELLA WRIGHT  LOLA WESTELL  KEITH RECEVEUR  JANET OAVIS LINDA REEVE  GERALDINE LIPSETT  J M. JOHNSTON  JOHN OBRIEN  EILEEN O'BRIEN  DORIS SOMMERFELDT  10 ANNON. DONORS  $ 10 ��� A.iMKiatc Mcroha-rahlp ��� $25* ��� Voting Membership  drawn up to ensure the bus will  be a viable, self-supporting  operation in the future if the  immediate financial needs can  be overcome, she added.  "We're very confident that if  ���  SUNSHINE COAST INSURANCE AGENCIES LTD ���   AUTOPLAN    %���-  Must everyone pay  19% more?  No!  Most of our clients pay less.  D  t seems that prices only ever go up.  At Sunshine Coast Insurance Agencies we want to reverse that trend. We  give drivers with five years of claim free  While we have no   / q  control over the  cost of auto insurance premiums  driving an additional discount of 1095 on we have found a way  their collision/comprehensive  auto  in- to save you some of your hard earned  surance. Our unique and exclusive Safe money with our innovative Safe Driver's  Driver's package effected at Lloyd's of package. Come in and check us out!  London is a very good deal. So why pay more for your insurance  At Suashine Coast Insurance we don't coverage when we can put some extra  think safe drivers on the Sunshine Coast money in your pocket this year and start  are getting the type of break they deserve. reversing that escalating trend!  Sunahlne Coast InsuranSAgencies Ltd.  Trail Bay Mall, Sechelt  885-2291  Check us out!  Gibsons Park Plaza, Gibsons  886-7751  Both offices will be open Saturday, February 29th for your Autoplan  renewal convenience.  we can get through the Save the  Bus phase we will be able to  run it," Schaffer said. "The  $15,000 would keep us running  for six months while grants and  other fundraising efforts come  lo fruition."  Council said it would need a  detailed financial statement  before considering awarding a  grant. Mayor Eric Small  promised a response before the  end of the monlh, agreeing to  call a special council meeting to  deal with the issue once the  financial information has been  submitted.  Friendly Ctiuntry Legion  m  BnuuhiaHS  Fri. & Sat. Night  Dinners Are Back!  /E ENTERTAINMEN1  Fri. Feb. 28 /Vzulelos  Sat. Feb. 29  Sadie Hawkins  Hard Times Dance  with Azulejos  mwiiMtmiTwiuow  Meal Draw Sat. Night 5-7:30 pm  BINGO  Tuesday Nights  Doors open 5:30. Bingo at 7:15  ���CRIB?  ���   Thursday Night A\  8:00 mil. T  (Lie. #76063)  886-9813 or 886-9984  george In gibsons  ky��MfltCMiMr,IM-M10  When next you visit our capital, Victoria, do remember lo  take in the provincial museum  on a Monday - Ihe no-charge  day. And to rest your feet  (museums are always hard on  the feel), sit awhile in the Roxy  movie theatre on Ihe third floor  to see the clowns of the silent  film days.  Last December it was Buster  Keaton stumbling, fumbling,  falling as only those geniuses  could, to underline the ineptness  of their characters.  A short walk to the front  lawns of the legislature and the  comer at Bellevue and Menzies  brings you lo a new totem of  immense girth and commanding  aspect.  Totems  The totem is a gift to the  people of BC from the First  Nation Salish of southern Vancouver Island. The totem heralds the preparations for the  1994 Commonwealth Games in  Victoria.  Called the Knowledge  Totem, a companion piece to  the totem sent lo Auckland for  this year's games, its four figures recognize the importance  of the lessons of the past as well  as a hope for the future of coming generations. Carved by master carver Cicero August, aided  by his two sons, the four figures  represent all aspects of past Salish cultural life.  The loon atop the pole is the  one who taught men the way to  spread the teachings of the tribe.  Below the loon the fisherman, a  larger than life figure, shows the  traditional means of living from  nature's bounty.  The third figure down, the  bone game player, reveals the  re-creation that test the players'  alertness and team spirit, a  game that needs no language in  order to play. At the bottom Ihe  frog holds all steady in place - a  figure in Native legend.  Satellite theatre  Back to the museum building  and the Newcombe Theatre at  the far end of the building  where parents and their youngsters view scientists at work in  the waters off the Galapagos  Islands - by way of satellites  and a huge screen. All within a  second or two of the actual happenings on Ihe Galapagos. The  whole venture is called the  Jason Project.  VmSHSBJS  Replaced  ��� Quality workmanship  guaranteed  ��� Replacements  guaranteed against  leakage for the life  of the vehicle  Repaired  ���\ ��� Latest state of the art  ,  1    quality stone chip repair  - -    ^/~yX \ ��� All ICBC repairs are no  sz u)hste*��-    charge to the customer  FAST, FRIENDLY SERVICE, ASK FOR DAN,  THE WINDSHIELD MAN'  8c ALUMINUM  706 HWY 101. GIBSONS 88(  re jt, t r -a*.  ��� a '--  !>��� Coast News, February 24, 1992 11  community  Hot meal volunteers recognized  Volunteers are the backbone  of any organization and  nowhere is this more evident  than in the Sunshine Coast  Home Support Society. This  society consists of four divisions: Adult Daycare (at Kirkland Centre), the Hospice  Program, Home Support (care  at home) and Meals on Wheels.  A Valentine's luncheon was  held al Kirkland Centre Friday,  Feb. 14 to honour and recognize  25 Meals on Wheels' volunteers: an enthusiastic welcome  was extended to the guests by  Martha Scales, executive director of the home Support Society, and Barbara Ferrett,  president of ihe society. This  was followed by a delicious  lunch prepared by chef Alanna  Wood, who prepares all the  meals for Ihe Adult Daycare.  The Meals on Wheels Program is an integral part of the  community, providing hot,  nourishing meals three times a  week to seniors, convalescing  or disabled adults for a nominal  tlavls bay news  fee of $3.75 per meal. Approximately 32 people from Langdale to Halfmoon Bay are  currently receiving this service,  some 312 prepared meals each  month.  Scales announced the introduction of new meal containers  which are to be put in use this  week. They are to be used initially in the Sechelt area and  later on will be available in Gibsons. The containers are made  of durable plastic, insulated so  as to keep foods hot for up to  one and a half hours and are  dishwasher safe. New  microwavable dishes will also  by Jo-Ainm Shtinti, M3-M29  We can thank Julius Caesar  for Leap Year, for it was he  who is responsible for the 366-  day calendar every fourth year.  Feb. 29 is traditionally Bachelor's Day or more commonly.it  is known as Sadie Hawkins  Day. This is the day when a  spinster may ask a bachelor for  his hand in marriage.  While researching the subject, I found no pertinent information on this old-fashioned  custom, but 1 remember as a  young girl all the hoopla on that  special day. There were Sadie  Hawkins dances and parties  where everyone dressed up and  the gals got to ask the guys to  dance - daring in those days!  Leap Year and Sadie  Hawkins  Al Capp, creator of the L'il  Abner comic strip was largely  responsible for creating the  interest in this unusual custom.  First introduced in 1934, it was  set in the mythical backwoods  community of Dogpatch, USA.  Broadly humorous, it featured  roberts creek  characters such as L'il Abner,  the shy and awkward hillbilly;  fJaisy Mae, the persistent, curvy  damsel who finally snares  Abner on Sadie Hawkins Day  after a 17-year pursuit.  Then there was the pipe-  smoking Mammy Yokum who  puffed on her pipe and egged  Daisy Mae on. Those of us who  can remember, followed their  antics with glee, some pulling  for Daisy Mae, others sympathizing with L'il Abner.  It's rather special to have a  birthday on Feb. 29 as you only  get to celebrate it once every  fourth year. That's why I must  wish Gerry a very happy birthday-he's only 15!  Association meeting  Oops...I goofed. The date for  the Davis Bay/Wilson Creek  Community Association's annual general meeting is March 10  at 1 pm, not March 17. Elections for new officers will be  held. Mayor Nancy MacLarty  will be the guest speaker, followed by a question and answer  period.  by Janice Ltlghton, 886-3M1  In many ways it seems too soon, but indeed, the time has cpme for  me to thank readers for their attention, participation and feedback and  to announce my retirement. It's time for me to step aside and let  someone else give us a glimpse of their thoughts. I've enjoyed enormously sharing with you my perspectives on Roberts Creek, but my  business now demands my full attention.  Bev Cranston will be returning as columnist starting next week.  You can reach her with notices and any special interest stories  regarding Roberts Creek by Tuesday evening at 886-2215 or  Wednesdays at the Coast News 886-2622.  Quick Notes  This Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 8 pm is the monthly community association meeting at the hall. The Elphinstone LRUP will be discussed.  If you are interested in being part of the process, contact Harry  Almond at 885-3484. Also on the agenda is the Gibsons library referendum, which includes the Roberts Creek Library and the extension  to the Gibsons library.  Be there or be square  Rainbow Preschool's giant flea market and bottle drive is this  Sunday, March 1 from 11 to 2 pm at the hall. Call Jane at 886-7610  for table bookings ($10) or for more information.  Carnival was a rejuvenating force for all who attended. A bee costume, a black and red cape and three long feathers were left behind at  the party and can be reclaimed from Jan at 886-2883.  Library Notes  The Roberts Creek library has its shelves laden with new books.  Among them, Me & Gallagher, a western story from the past brought  to life by Jack Farris. The 1991 Nobel Peace winner, Freedom From  Fear, by Aung San Suu Kyi and the 1991 Booker Prize winner, The  Famished Road, by Ben Okri are both on the shelves.  "WHERE QUALITY COME FIRST  BAIT AND BLOWN  ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY  CELLULOSE  O ��S6~S741 ��  be available.  The old ones are made of  styrofoam with disposable liners, and in time, become  chipped and soiled. The new  ones are not only more sanitary,  but are environmentally friend-  iy.  Appreciation was extended  to dietician Michelle Chapman  and St. Mary's Hospital for  their assistance in ordering and  maintaining these new containers. The hospital will also provide half of the containers  needed to get the new program  started. (St. Mary's prepares all  the meals for the Sechelt area  and Jim Doyle, of Gussies, does  Going Away  on Vacation?  Your .Secret's  Safe With Us  Leave your cares at home with lis  Put / Animal Cm*  Mall[Clearing and ForaardinR  Indoor Plant and Yard Maintenance  Regular Home Check or Live-in Service  CALL .SHARON 885-2228  ^(^(MamHtaut-Waiik  -r        InltHiuimd  BONDED LICENSED INSURED  BrancrmCoaitToCoaat  Meals on  Wheels  drivers  enjoyed a  luncheon  held in  their  honour Feb.  14.  Jo-AniiC Shcanh  photo  the meals for Ihe Gibsons area.)  Because each container,  complete with dishes, costs $81  - the society's objective is to  raise $2,300 to purchase the  number needed. Tax receipts  will be issued for donations to:  Sunshine Coast Home Support  Society - Meals on Wheels Program, Box 2420, Sechelt, VON  3A0.  Ever year the society sponsors its annual Duck Race on  Chapman Creek. All the proceeds from this event go  towards the numerous programs  the society supports. Watch for  it in June, it's good fun and a  worthy endeavour.  Murptvy'% V*v��  %\>V*����...  Xout ��*p\\c ImnVi  mttt �����%���� pumping-.  ��� Just before a  relative's visit  b During a long  weekend  c Alter you've  had the rugs  cleaned  Defy Murphy'* Lawl  Pump Your Tank Now/  $1   KEITH &L0RMINE    ��|  Bonniebrook  Industries  886-7064  ask lor'Murphy'  Royal Academy of Dancing Method  Nicola Ruimy ��� Director  I SPRING TERM  REGISTRATION:  SUNDAY,  MARCH 1,  j 3.-00-6:00 pm  15% Discount on  Full Fee Payment,  Registration day only  Science 9k jtoy (D j ^Dance  Classical Ballet for children, ages 3 k up.  Teen Ballet ��� Adult Ballet  Ballet for Men ��� Jazz  Mime & Drama ��� Creative Dance  Teenfit ��� Kiilsfit ��� Performance Class  FINISHING SCHOOL  SPRING PERFORMANCE WORK!  For Further Details Please Call  (385-2263  Studio: 5645 Wltarf Avenue, Sechelt  Gibsons: St. Mary's Church Hall, Hwy 101  A 100-foot cedar  tree lies strewn  across the 2500-  block Ottawa  Avenue in West  Vancouver. The  tree knocked  down power and  telephone lines,  and severed a gas  main during a  recent storm.  ufllie Nunli Sliurr News, Nell Ijtcenre  Your phone call could keep the lights on.  Since trees are such an integral part of our environment, power outages caused by Tailing trees  and branches can never be completely eliminated.  However, you can assist in preventing a  significant number of these outages. Firsl, by  making sure that trees and branches do not  contact your service lines (the wires that run from  the power line to your house); and secondly, by  notifying your local Hydro office of trees on your  property which pose an additional hazard to  nearby public power lines. Examples would  include trees with poor roots and diseased,  damaged or leaning trees. When you call, Hydro  will inspect the sile and consult with you on the  appropriate action. If removal of the tree is agreed  upon to protect public power lines, Hydro will  pay the cost.  But please, don't take unnecessary risks by  working near live power lines. Call your local  Hydro office or a certified tree trimming company  for assistance.  By working together, we can enjoy the natural  beauty of our environment while minimizing the  potential for service interruptions.  BG hydro 12  Coasl News, Febonry 24. 1992  30%off  allirvstock  Regressive Lighting Rxtures  j# Sechelt Lighting  Progressive Lighting Systems      ,-/-  HS.MI1 ' *<XWIIi|ih��'a lOI.Srthrlt  T5T  community  halfmoon bay happenings  /"DEPENDABLE-  AUTO SERVICE  Did You Know  w�� Do Bailable ft ���conomictl  RADIATOR  REPAIRS  ���CAA AfIBOVBD M t    ���:  ��*w,  r   K L V" v  fyomMNl  AUTOMOTIVE  '���:  LEN WRAYS TRANSFER LTD.  HOUSEHOLD GOODS MOVING t STORAGE  CONFIDENTIAL  ��:���- ,    ���'. RECORD STORAGE  V* \axl/l *���������*���  DESTRUCTION SERVICE I  .;'a '".'���; ,M ' CLEAN OUT I HOSE  CLUTTERED SPACES  AND HAVE  YOUR RECORDS  :;i  LEGAL  RECORDS  DESTROYED*  BUSINESS  RECORDS  PERSONAL  FILES  \f��  VOLUME SHREDDING -  tit) MB TOO BIQ OR TOO .SMALL  LOCATED ATjJ032 HIGHWAY 101. QIBSOHS  886-2664  by Ruth Forrester, SW-2411  This old photograph, cour-  IW) ol Mary Griffith, shows  what was obviously a had  minion dub group relaxing by  the tireplacc U Coopers Green  hall in 1937, Apparently the hall  had a badminton court at that  time ll would be interesting if  anyone could recognize any  laces in the picture. It you see ��  Familial person plea.se give me a  call evenings at 883 2418.  (annul opening  It will be an exciting event  on Wednesday. March 4 when  Ihe official opening Of Ihe renovated Welcome Reach Commu-  iiu\ Hall lakes place.  Invitations have been sent  out to local dignitaries and to  lite members, hut there is also  in open invitation lo members,  friends, and to newcomers to  the aiea who will be most welcome There will be a ribbon-  cutting       ceremony       and  refreshment* will be served.  Memberships will also be  available throughout the afternoon and it is hoped many new  and old members will take  advantage of this opportunity to  become part of this popular  organization. Fee is $3 per person The tine is 2 pm to 4 pm.  Already there are plans for a  pub night March 28. This is a  social evening of such events as  shuffleboard, darts, horse racing  etc. and is an enjoyable type of  evening where members and  friends will be made welcome. Your calendar of upcoming events will be in the mail  shortly.  One very active member  who is generally involved in  helping out at Ihe food departmenl will be present, but unable  to do much in the kitchen. Mildred Chuckrey has returned  from a vacation in Mexico with  her arm in a cast after an unfortunate accident in Mexico City.  Mildred had much praise for the  treatment she received medically and the kindness shown by  the local people. Get better soon  Mildred.  Attention music lovers  There is a rare treat in store  for all who enjoy an evening of  fine vocal music. Nikki Weber  will be presenting A Night of  (lose Harmony at Welcome  Beach Hall on March 21. Of  Special interest will be the  appearance of one of the most  popular singers known on the  Sunshine Coast There are many  recent residents of the area who  have not heard Dierdre Hart,  formerly Dierdre Murphy who  spent her young life in Halfmoon Bay. Since moving away  from the Coast she has formed a  group in her new home town of  Campbell River a quartet  known as Straight From The  Heart. The group, led by Dierdre will delight with their program. Those of us who were  Dierdre fans will certainly be  there and if you have noi heard  this fine performer, make a  point ol being there  You will  be delighted  Also in the program will he a  local group of male vocalists  known as The Barbery Coasters, who will present a really  enjoyable selection. Tickets are  on sale at Books 'n Stuff and  Talewind Books in Sechelt, al  Ihe BrVJ Store in Halfmoon Bay  at $6 each. Pick yours up soon  to avoid disappointment.  A reminder  The deadline day for items  for this column is now Tuesday.  If you have any items you  would like lo have mentioned  please try to get the information  in early in the week.  Notice Board  Columnist   Ruth   Forrester   is   looking   for   anyone   who   knows   who   is   in   this  photograph, dated around 1937.  sechelt scenario  Deadline fw submissions is Wednesday noon (for Monday distribution)  On-going submissions will be deleted iflcr J weeks unless a specific renewal request is made  We reserve the righl ru edit submissions tor brevity  All submissions should refer lo non-ptofil events of genuine community interest  leU^W  The Sunshine  Coast News  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary Brown Bag  Lunch and Mug Up (bring you own lunch and  mug!) 10:30 am. Sechelt Indian Band hall.  Guest Speaker: Terry Lawson  Canadian Federation of University Women of  the Sunshine Coast. February Meeting 11:30  am at St. John's Church. For into call 885-9589.  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary's Annual  Brown Box Lunch and Mug-Up is to be held in  the Sechelt Indian Band Hall at 10 30 am. All  members and anyone interested in hearing  about the auxiliary activities in the hospital are  invited lo attend ��� just bring your own brown bng  lunch S mug. Tea. colfee and juice are  provided Special guest speaker - Teiry Lawson  irom H.L.R.A. will be talking on communication.  Contact Helen Sleeves 886-4933.  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26  Reform Party ot Canada District information  and membership meeting at 7:30 pm. Wilson  Creek Hall. Davis Bay Rd. Refreshments  served. Everyone welcome.  Gibsons Wildlife Club General meeting at 7:30  pm  Winter Film Series at the Arts Centre. Sechelt  "Broken Mirrors". Dutch 1984 film. $4.00  admission 8:00 pm.  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27  Sunshine Arts Council Board Meeiing. The  Arts Centre. 7:30 pm.  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28  Another Inner Ear Coffee House at 749 Leek  Rd., in Roberts Creek. Doors open at 8:30.  Everyone welcome. For info call 886-9747  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29  Fifties Dance sponsored by Sechell District  Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the  Trail Bay Mall Merchants Association. Dance to  Rock and Roll Music from the Fifties with "Local  Traffic" at the Legion Hall on Wharf St 8:00 pm  Tickets $10 00 Phone 885-3100 for info.  Heart Quake '92 Fitness and Movement  Potpourri Gibsons Elementary School Gym  11:00 - 1:00 pm, Donations and pledges to the  BC Heart Fund.  Slide Show - cruise from Italy to the Black  Sea 7:30 pm. Saint Hilda's Church Hall.  Donations for operation eye-sight universal.  Refreshments at break.  Pancake Breakfast at Continuing Education  Building to celebrate leap year. 9:00 am - 1:00  pm. Cost $2.50 - $4.00. All proceeds to Adult  Education program enhancement.  Ethnic Dinner & Slide Presentation Bill  Gibson, Associate Dean of Academic Studies at  Capilano College speaks on his Assignment in  the United Arab Emirates. Bring an appropriate  pot luck dish. Admission $5.00 at the Arts  Centre, Sechelt. 6:30 pm.  SUNDAY, MARCH 1  Bethel Baptist Church invites everyone to a  "Concert of Gospel Music: featuring pianist Glen  Cuthbertson at 6:30 pm.  Mud Race - Cash prizes. 11:00 am. Gates open  10:00 am. Dakota Lumber Yard. Venture Way  Gibsons Industrial Park. $30.00 entry lee,  register at gate. For more info call Bill Hughes  886-2191  TUESDAY, MARCH 3  Post Natal Class 7 00 - 9:00 pm Sechelt  Health Clinic. To register Sue Lehman 885-  7930 Everyone welcome,  THURSDAY. MARCH 5  Bake Sale Trail Bay Mall starting at 9:30. Saint  Hilda's Church Women.  RNABC Meeting. 7:30 pm Capilano College,  SIB Complex  FRIDAY, MARCH 6  World Day of Prayer. 1:30 pm SI. Baitho-  lemew's Anglican Church. Gibsons. All  Welcome.  SATURDAY, MARCH 7  Swap meet al Pendei Harbour Community Hall.  10:00 am. For more inio call Ruth 883-9603.  MISCELLANEOUS  Free! Women's Support Group. Physically,  emotionally, sexual abused? Confidential, nurturing, environment meet weekly. 885-5881  To put your cralt laii or cultural event on the  Community Calendar at the Arts Centre.  phone 885-5412, Fridays.  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum's will be open  six days a week until lurther notice. Located at  716 Winn Road across Irom Post Ollice,  wheelchair accessible Info 886-8232  Totem Lodge - Everyday is visiting day at  Totem Lodge Visit the pioneets of your community.  The Parent Tof Drop In program at the following locations: Gibsons: Mon. Wed. Fri in United  Church Hall Sechelt: Mon at St Hilda's Church  Hall Davis Bay: Tuesdays in Wilson Creek Com  Hall Thursdays at St. Andiews Anglican Church  Pender Harbour 9 30 - 11:00 am Usual Time:  9.30 to 11 30 al most locations Fee: $3.00 per  parent and child Family rate $5.00  Folk Dancing at Robeits Cieek School,  Community Use Room. Every Tubs 7:00 - 9:00  pm Fee $3 00 Drop in. everyone welcome.  Epilepsy ��� Do you have or know someone who  does'-' Find out what the doctors are not telling  you. II interested maybe start a support group,  call 885-6126  Fashion Show Sunshine Coast Business &  Professional Women. March 11 4 12. Sechelt  Indian Band Hall Ticket-inlormation 885-9802  or 885-9053  The Inter-Active Video Business Disc  Program is now available at the Sunshine  Coast Business Development Centre, #205-  5710 Teredo Square. Inio 885-1959. The user  lee is only $10.00 lor three 3 hour sessions.  Rockwood Centre Courses start March 10 for  5 weeks. Courses available in Fly Tying,  Genealogy and Visual Art. For more information  call the Rockwood Centre.  MONDAYS  Sunshine Coast Breast Feeding Support  Group. Informal drop-in meetings on the lirst  Monday of each month. Luinda. 886-4502 or  Wendy. 885-2950.  Seniors' Branch 69, Carpet Bowling, Mondays  1:30 pm. Exercise with Joan Frembd Mons. &  Thursdays-11-12.  Overeaters Anonymous 7:30 pm. Holy Family  Church Hall., Sechelt. Phone 885-2108 or 886-  4781 lor details.  Adult Children ol Alcoholics or  Dysfunctional Families meet at SI. Mary's  Church Hall in Gibsons, 7:30 - 9.  Sunshine Coast Breakaway Parents Meeting lor  parents concerned about their children's drug &  alcohol use. 807 Kiwanis Way, Gibsons. 7:30  pm. For inio call 886-2423.  TUESDAYS  Fiist Tuesday ol every month, local art rental &  sales at Sunshine Coast Art Centre. Open 2-  6pm. Colfee served. Original works by Sunshine  Coasl artists lor sale ot rent; any donations ol  unused frames gratefully accepted. 885-5412.  Life Drawing 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. al the  Sunshine Coast Arts Centre. If you are interested, please call 885-4611.  Gibsons Table Tennis Club plays every  Tuesday, 7-10 p.m. Elphinstone Secondary  School Cafeteria. For more information, call Jim  at 886-2775.  WEDNESDAYS  Badminton every Wednesday evening, 8 10  p.m. at Elphinstone High School Gym.  Admission: $3.00. Drop in.  Sunshine Coast Toastmasters meeting even/  Wednesday at 7:30 pm at Chatelech High  School, Room 112. Info 885-3206. Guests welcome  Gibsons Old Age Pensioners Org Branch ��38  Carpet Bowling at Harmony Hall at 1 pm. Info  886-9619  Gibsons Old Age Pensioners Organization  Branch #38 Carpet Bowling at Harmony Hall  every Wed al 1:00 pm. Info 886-2073.  Gibsons Old Age Pensioners Organization  Branch #38, Tai Chi lor Seniors at Harmony  Hall every Friday at t :30 pm lor info 886-9619.  THURSDAYS  Birth Control Clinic at Coast Garibaldi Health  Unit, 494 S. Fletcher. Gibsons Thursday Irom 7  to 9 pm. Everyone welcome, no appointment  necessary 885-7770.  3C's Weight Loss Support Group meets  every Thursday evening, 6:45 to 8 pm at the  United Chuich, Glassford Rd., Gibsons. Info:  886-7159.  Seniors' Branch 69. Exercise wilh Joan  Frembd Mondays & Thursdays 11-12.  Adult Children of Alcoholics or  Dysfunctional Families meet at the Action  Centre in Sechelt, 7:30 - 9.  FRIDAYS  United Church Thrift Shop in basement of  church off Truman Rd., open Fridays. 1 to 3 pm.  Square Dancing - plus level 8:00 pm. Seniors'  Hall, Sechelt. Info 886-7495.  Gibsons Old Age Pensioners Org Branch #38  Tia Chi lor seniors at Harmony Hall every Friday  at 1:30 pm. Into 886-9619  SUNDAYS  The Sunshine Coast Stamp Club meet 7:30  pm 1st and 3rd Sunday at Sechelt Library.  Phone 885-3381 or 885-7088. Open for all  ages.  by Margaret Watt, 885-4406  Here's something new for  '92! Adult education students in  Sechell will be holding a pancake breakfast Saturday, Feb.  29 to celebrate Leap Year.  Breakfast will be available from  9 am to 1 put in the continuing  education building at 5638 Inlet  Avenue, Sechelt.  Proceeds from Ihe breakfast  will go towards a planned  exchange trip with members of  Bella Bella adult education  class. Everyone is invited. Bring  the kids as it should be fun for  everyone.  Winners  The lucky winners of the  Valentine's Day raffle at West  Sechelt elementary school are  as follows: first prize, a gorgeous quilt in the wedding ring  design was won hy Linda  Beechani; second prize, a computer game went to Daryl  James; and third prize, lunch for  two at the Wakefield Inn was  won hy Catnille Layne.  Special thanks go out to the  Sechelt Lions for Ihe use of  their raffle drum for the.draw.  Also, a big thank you to John  Kennedy at IDA Pharmacy for  donating the computer game  and to the owners of the Wakefield Inn.  West Sechelt elementary has  Fresh  Brewed  Coffee  for your office  or place of business  Call Doug at 886-76B6  Audrey's  Coffee  Service  Olfice rind Restaurant  Supplies tlnil Equipment  a new handbook out that is  filled with information about  the school. The teachers'  names, the many goals of the  school and lundraising events  are catalogued For more information regarding this handy  book contact the school.  Slide show  Come to St. Hilda's church  hall On Saturday, Feb 29 at  7:30 pin and allow Bill and Bea  Rankin to transport you to Italy  and from there to the Black Sea  On the way, you will slop in  Sicily, the Greek Islands, Bulgaria, the Ukraine, Istanbul and  Malta There is no admission  fee for this event, but donations  are welcome All donations will  go to Operation Eyesight.  Rake sale  St. Hilda's church ladies will  be holding their annual bake  sale Thursday,March 5 starting  at 9:30 am in Trail Bay Mall  (Royal Bank end). These ladies  are renowned for Iheir baking,  so come early a-td don't lie disappointed.  Sechelt eldinentary  A reminder *te school is  having its spring fair March 5,  They still require items for the  fish pond, the silent auction and  prizes for the bingolgames. If  you can help, call Laurie Bracken al 885-2109  Report cards will be issued  Friday, March 6 and  parent/teacher interviews are  scheduled for March 10 to 12.  Interviews for parents of primary students are scheduled as  usual. Parents of intermediate  students have been asked to let  the school know if Ihey wish to  have an interview scheduled for  this reporting period.  Song workshop  This course will be of the  greatest interest to anyone who  has ever aspired lo writing  songs. Aptil 24, 25 and 26, the  Festival of the Written Arts will  present Bill Henderson, Shari  Ulrich and Roy Forties to offer  their unique approach lo the art  of song writing. The workshop  will be held at Rockwood Centre -submit two songs on a cassette tape, lyric sheets and a  brief description of your goal in  song writing. For more information call the centre at 885-9631.  /yM��1  all clothing  Priced 2fori  all this week  Thrifty's  HELP THE  Donations    886-2488 or Box 598  '- ���;    j    .-  -7    7      -   -  ���    -   -��� ,'   1 ���, > I   7  i  1 Coast News, February 24, 1992 13  community  SYLVIA  kylm-MMs, U3-iiu  The Egmont Water Board  recently met with two representatives from the Ministry of  Forests and the president of  Terminal Forest Products The  meeiing look place at various  spots along the road that goes  through the clearculs southwest  of Waugh Lake.  Concerns included the road  washouts, which had caused sil-  lalion in Waugh Lake and Ihe  size of eutblocks, too large for  Ihe smaller companies could  bid on them. What does Waugh  Lake watershed reserve mean?  The nexl projected cuthlock is  directly above the most recently  cut area and is of tlte same size  (plus or minus 27 hectares).  This will, no doubt, cause even  more runoff and fast-moving  waler over the mountainside,  causing additional sihation and  erosion.  I'm glad we're slowly gelling together and talking about  Ihe problems, but I'm sad lo say  the excuses for the mess are still  Ihe same and economics still  rule Ihe world.  Sports action at hall  Floor hockey is a huge success - sounds like Tuesdays and  Thursdays are the nights. Some  of the guys have been busy  making goalie nets at the  school. Looks like we're going  lo have two nights per week of  volleyball at the hall, Mondays  and Wednesdays.  Congratulations and  welcome home  A wedding snttck hy me, so  I'll sneak in a little congratulation to A and J. I'm looking forward lo seeing Bill and Shirley  around. Welcome home you  two, hope you had a relaxed  time. Now it's back to the court  (tennis thai is). Sorry to hear  that you hurt your knee Myna. I  hope it heals fast and well.  LaFarge donation  There was a big donation lo  Ihe Egmont Community Club  from LaFarge (the gravel pit).  Jack Sutherland called to tell  me they have donated a pile of  scap copper worth a substantial  sum and will be delivering it to  Ihe Earls Cove barge  terminal.The community club  will have lo do a little work  before Ihey can sell it. Call  Marten if you would like to  help. Thank you, LaFarge!  harbour watch  The Pender  Harbour  winter  fitness  programs are  a good,  healthy,  friendly  workout.  Robi Petraschuk  photo  Sechelt council softens  approach to unification  by Stuart Iwnsldf  Sechelt Council has rescinded a motion made Iwo weeks  ago that gave Mayor Nancy  MacLarty permission to discuss  "in principle" Ihe unification of  the Coast's various.governments under one authority.  Council instead passed a new  motion Wednesday staling "the  District of Sechelt agrees to  examine Ihe concept of a single  local government for the Sunshine Coast." The new motion  authorized the mayor and  administrator of Sechelt lo work  with their counterparts from the  other governments and "bring  hack to council a recommendation on a process to examine the  process."  MacLarty explained that  there was concern from at least  one council member as well as  Gibsons Mayor Eric Small,  toward the phrase "agrees in  sechelt council notes  principle" found in the original  motion. The concern was that il  might lead to the municipality  committing itself lo a stronger  course of action than intended  toward establishing a single  Coast governmenl.  Alderman Michael Shanks  called the change in motions a  "watering down" of the original  motion and he asked council not  to vote for it.  "My feeling," Shanks said,  "is that, if the three governments agreed 'in principle' to  look at this, something might  get done. If we're not looking  al it in principle it never will go  any further."  Shanks elaborated saying if  council were really interested in  looking info one Coast government they would gel the Ministry of Municipal Affairs  involved.  "1 don't think the three Coast  governments are capable of  assessing the ramification of  one Coast government themselves," Shanks said, "and  municipal affairs is."  MacLarty said she agreed  with Shanks, but said the new  motion was necessary as an initial step toward getting the  Coast governments working  together.  All the aldermen voted for  the new motion, including  Shanks, who said he was in  favour of the idea of pursuing  ihe one government concept bul  felt it should be approached  with more determination.  Gibsons council passed a  similar motion Tuesday authorising Small and administrator  Dan Legg to work with their  counterparts on the single-government concept.  Pedlars discussed  Sechelt administrator An  Lew has indicated it won't be  necessary for council to authorize Aid. Michael Shanks to  respond to complaints of pedlars working the municipality  on weekends.  Lew said there was "no way"  under the Municipal Act to stop  pedlars from operating within  the municipality, but said pedlars are required to have a  Sechelt business licence to sell  their products.  He said that in addition to  lars. He said this deposit might  act as a deterrent.  Lew said the public should  ask to see a business licence  before doing business with pedlars. Those caught operating  without a licence could receive  a court summons.  Lew also said the RCMP  could be contacted if pedlars  made themselves nuisances.  "They have indicated they will  help enforce our bylaws (under  those conditions)," he noted.  the $100 business licence, there  was also a $1,000 security bond  that could be required of ped-  Baha'i \^  Faith  yjV  The Baha'i teachings speak  titlt only lo the spirit of  man, bul Ihe heart...  For Information  Call: 886-2078  or 885-7259  by Jacalyn Vincent, 883-2840  The preschool would like to thank everyone who supported the  Valentine's Day dance held in the community hall. A special pat on  the back to all the moms who put a great joint effort into it.Congratu-  lalions to Shelly Brown, the big winner of the paid trip for two to  Whistler.  SPCA blankets  Bea Hallberg would like to say thanks to ajl those who donated old  blankets to the SPCA. They're always of use so if you have blankets  and would like to donate them, the drop off point is Taffy's Clothing  Store in Madeira Park or you may phone Bea at 883-2228.  Industrial First Aid course  An Industrial First Aid course will begin March 28 in the upstairs  of the firehall in Madeira Park. The total hours of die course will be  70 and the fee is $375. Persons interested are urged to register now; a  total of 16 persons is the course maximum. Successful completion by  the applicants will result in a WCB certificate. For further information or to leave a message, contact Roxanne at 883-9899 .  More expected at open house  The Blue Shoe open house was very nice even though more people were expected. A total of $35 was given lo the Sunshine Coast  Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. Cornelia would like to thank everyone  who helped with this great cause and who enjoyed the cookies and  coffee.  As the tide changes  Happy belated birthday to Mrs. Paskar - you look younger every  year. Congratulations to Steve and Astrid Wise on die birth of their  son and to Richard and Gail Paton, who greeted the arrival of their  baby girl. Way lo go Teresa Sladey for your third year winning in the  diamond club.  Until next week - be good lo yourself.  Certified Management Accountants  Bonnie Murray and her new associate  Paul Degraf along with Jodee, Michelle  & Dani wish to advise their  office is moving on March 1st to  #219, 5710 Teredo Square, Sechelt  We look forward to seeing all  clients, and to an efficient tax  season providing quality assistance  to each client. Your finished tax  return will be electronically sent  to Revenue Canada using the new  "E FILE"  ���������  Our new telephone number is 885-8973  New fax number is 885-8974   CHRISTIAN LIFE ASSEMBLY  (Formerly Gibsons Pentecostal Church)  S< liool Road, opposite K CM.P  Sunday School  Morning Worship  Sunday Evening Service  Phone; Church Office ���  Pastor K..y Austin  Youth PastOI I Morris  9:45 .im  11:00 am  7:00 pm  886-7107  086-4844  886-3499  All Are Welcome  Affiliated with the Pentet oslai  Assemblies i>f (anada  THE UNITED CHURCH OF  CANADA  Sunday Worship Service  (.ihsons  Glassford Road  Sundaty School  St. |nhn's  0<ivis H,i\ Road .md  Simpkins Kti.nl  Sunday School  11:13am  11:13 am  Ml) am  1.10 am  Reverend Bert Ramsey  Church Telephone 886-2333  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE  SOCIETY  in Greenecourt Hall  Medusa St., Sechelt  Sunday Services 11 :<)() am  A Warm Invitation To All  For information please call  (185-2506 or 885-3688  ROMAN CATHOLIC  CHURCH  5:00 pm  8:45 am  9:45 am  11:40 am  Mass Schedule  Saturday  St. Mary's, Gibsons  Sunday  Our Lady of tourdes  Holy Family, Sechelt  St. Mary's. Gibsons  Confessions  Sechelt  1st & 3rd Sal 4:00-4:i0pm  Gibsyos  2nd & 4th Sat 4 JO- 3:00 pm  telephone 805-9526  ST BARTHOLOMEW'S  ANGLICAN CHURCH  Hwy 101 at North Rd. 886-7410  Serving Gibsons & Roberts Creek  Worship & Bihle Sludy  Wednesday 10:30 am  Parish Family Eucharist  Sunday 10:10 am  The Rev. Esther North, Rector  A  ANGLICAN  CHURCH  OF CANADA  St. Hilda's, Seihell  8:00 am ��� 9:30 am  St. Andrew's, Pender Harbour  11:30 am  We txtend a Warm Welcome to All  BB5-50I9  Rev. June Maffin ��� Rev. Dan Gilford  GIBSONS COMMUNITY  FELLOWSHIP  Welcomes You To loin Us in  Sunday Worship  Children's Progress 10:00 am  Prayer 10:00 am  Morning Worship Service 10:45 am  Wednesday 7:00 pm'  599 Cower Point Road  886-7049  Pastor Monty Maclean  **r~*+s  agi Ml'  Make the Sylvia part  of your Vancouver adventure...  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IK (��*.*f,J0  I.IVt BAIT ��� TACKLESHOP  KlNVINIINl I SIOKf  pott  Sum:  Pender Harbour's ONLY  Full Line Sporting Goods Store  Francis Penensula Place  Corner ol Sunshine Coast Hwy. ��,  Francis Peninsula Rd. 883-2763  CONTRACTING  MOBILE HOMES  NEW AND USED  INSTANT HOUSING  883*9338 OR 580*4321  CALL COLLECT  NEED  THIS  SPACE?  CALL DENISE AT  885-3930  Madeira Park Fun House  Fun for the whole family.  OWE*  7 DAYS A WEEK  883-9880  HAIRDRESSERS  ROOFING  Tar & Gravel, Shakes. Shingles,  Metal Roofs, Torch On, Ourofda  883-9303  Peninsula Power  & Cable Ltd.  High and low voltage power lines  Outdoor Sub-Stations  883-2218  Cert. 7111  Ray Hansen Trucking  & Contracting  Gravel, Clearing  Septic Systems  883-9222  Garden  Bay  Hotel  Pub - Witt-rtmnl Rettiunnt ��� Moonye  Alt CrtHit**��� a Flitiiinj Cttitttn I Blhf Dentin  Pub Restaurant  883-2674 883-9919  u (Mix  Miss Sunny'*  ii am noi nyi i:  KK.V27IS  SERVICES  Hugh W. Jones  LAWYER  883-9525  PENDER HARBOUR  CHEVRON  Complete Auto Repair  24 HOUR TOWING  883-2392  Pender Harbour  Realty  883-9525  PAXi 883-9524 14  Coast News, February 24, I9*>2  chamber week  Discovery project founders on rules  f mm p.iyi- 1  A- .m example. Discovery  would never be allowed to he  more than live miles offshore  under am rirrumiUnrtlt And  her tnteriot would be changed  significant!* (eg, steel stairways  to comply with the regulations)  None ot these are insur  moumable in keeping the pro-  icvt "on the rails." using  imagination and astute planning, bul attracting enough paying customers to the Sunshine  Coast fbl day trips alone is not  possible, according to the  research team at ference &  W etker  a steel hulled Discover)  was ruled oui by the committee  because the vessel could not Inbuilt locally on the waterlront  and would preltv much destroy  .ins attempt ai authenticity of  the replica Wooden cladding  over the steel hull (assuming  that constructing the hull In  Vancouvet was acceptable, and  il was noil was deemed not to  be an option alter study  revealed there would be serious.  upkeep problems.  Approximately $15,000 was  donated or pledged by business  people, local governments and  individual citizens late last year  lor the express purpose of having a professional business plan  prepared before any physical  work was started on the ship  The provincial government  agreed to match the sum as a  maximum contribution, or 50  per cent of the total monies  expended on the business plan,  if costs came in less than  $30,000.  Five qualified management  consulting linns were asked to  bid on the plan preparation,  with ference and Weiker being  awarded the contract at a |oiut  meeting of the Protect Discovery committee and a representa  live of the provincial  government While final figures  have not been received yet. her  ence & Weiker has assured  committee representatives that  all of the $.W.000 earmarked for  the project had not been spent  when they were asked to stop.  t  ,.���   ������   V  ...'������-���  Mas M i  1    J  Vk  ^pj^t*--*-*,-.  Discovery  :  the boat thai wouldn't float.  The committee will work out  a refund plan so that the unused  fundi will be returned to the  business plan donimrs in a fair  manner.  Gibsons council reacted with  dismay when they received  news of the project's demise  Tuesday, "This is very saddening because I thought this was a  great project for the town,' said  Aid. Ed Sleeves.  A frustrated Aid. John  McNevin said he couldn't  believe the lack of flexibility in  Coast Guard regulations.  Gibsons Chamber  offers full platter  hvUtnelTnNM  Chamber of Commerce week (Feb 24 to 28) oilers a full agenda of business related activities in Gibsons this year.  Presentations during scheduled meetings will include new  Coast businesses, tourist information lor business and the chance  to talk to other industries one-on-onc Members and non-members  are welcome.  New business in Gibsons is an appropriate theme for the opening ceremonies Monday night Displays lot various new business  will be attanged in Ihe convention room al Ihe Gibsons Motor Inn  from 7 pm to 9 pm. Lawrence Chambers (CLU) will be on hand lo  give informal consultation for Insurance plans available through  ihe Chamber of Commerce This evening is sponsored by IGA  Plus and Chambers Planning Service.  Tuesday has Gordon Wilson speaking at the annual general  meeting in the Gibsons Molor Inn stalling al 7 pm , followed  Wednesday by an aftf rhottrs al the Motor Inn from 5 pm.  Past-presidents will lx- giving their opinions ol whal il was like  lo run the chamber, guaranteed entertaining stories will Ik- hean!  over a buffet lunch at Andy's Restaurant, 12 pm Thursday.  Anyone interested in tourist Information should attend Thursday evening's event Various businesses from Gibsons & District  will he explaining their services relating lo Ihe tourist industry  If you are involved in rentals, BatB, etc. come to this function  (7 pm to 9 pm, Gibsons Molor Inn) lo meet with holds and other  Institutions interested in referring customers A slide show of  underwater photography will also be shown.  iawpa^m  Ma|r  .aft    Is-ll 'r     '-*"-'��*''  CRUM RUSSELLF  KERNS HOME FURNISHINGS  AC BUILDING SUPPLY  There's No Place  ike Home  692 Sunnycrest  886-8312  COASTAL TIRES  ^^^^  C0NCHITAS DESIGNS  886-9648  CONTOUR DESIGN  SUNSHINE COAST SLIPPEF  FACTORY  SUSSEX REALTY  ANDERSON REALT  B  he temptation to fly away to the big city,  fishing for bargains, is a big one - But  the smart bird will stay at home.  'JDER HARBOUR REALTY  Smart birds avoid the traffic, extra time and ferry  expenses. They also avoid the aching feet,  problems with returns and wear and tear from  those extra miles on your vehicle.  The next time you feel the urge to fly to the big  city, remember the best fishing (or shopping) is  right here at home. You'll save time, money and  best of all, you'll support the local people that  help provide the community services we all enjoy.  KELLY'S LAWNM0WER&  CHAINSAW  LANDING GENERAL STORE  RICHARDS MEN'S & LADIES  WEAR  MOBILE UNISEX  HAIRSTYLING  886-8633  NORTON'S GREEN BED &  BREAKFAST  886-8020  ilBSONS FISH MARKET  THE SUNSHINE COAST NEWS  .',���... Coast News, February 24, 1992 15  chamber meek  Enthusiastic Sechelt chamber  sets new goals for coming year  Boxes are strewn about the place and  there's an air of barely restrained chaos. But  the apparent sense of confusion caused by  the Sechelt Chamber of Commerce's imminent move to new premises in the Sechelt  Indian Band complex is illusory.  This is an organization which has undergone a lifesaving transformation in the last  year, rebuilding membership from a dwindling 33 businesses lo 120 at last count. With  that accomplishment under its belt, the executive has some clear goals for the coming  year.  "The chamber can now concentrate on  what it should be doing," says president Al  Driscoll, "promoting local business."  Driscoll has been at the centre of the  rebuilding effort and says the chamber is  now focusing its efforts in two areas: one  working on a tourism strategy and the other  looking at ways to stimulate development.  Driscoll says that tourism promotion is in  slate of flux as a result of the recent demise  of Travel Sunshine Coasl. The chamber is  not anxious to fill that role, he says, but has  plans to get together with the Gibsons and  Pender Harbour chambers to discuss the  Rejuvenated feeling  prompts headquarter  move to Indian Band  complex  topic.  One tourism project the chamber has been  planning is construction of a pier on Trail  Bay to attract cruise ships and recreation.  "The Sunshine Coast is really just starting  with tourism," says chamber office manager  Ann Kershaw, "and the potential is phenomenal." Kershaw said travel enquiries to the  infocentre in January and February are up  substantially over the same period last year,  with more people looking for short, getaway  trips from the Lower Mainland. Enquiries  are liable to increase when the infocentre  becomes established al its new location at  the entrance to town.  Aside from tourism promotion, the chamber believes it should assume the role of  advocate for business to local government,  taking a stand on bylaws and development  rules. There's a lol of people moving here -  to both Sechelt and Gibsons," Driscoll notes.  "But development in both communities is  shut down right now. It's been difficult to  get permits and that makes it harder for people to move in, and forces prices up."  The chamber is involved in a variety of  other programs, including the Capilano College job-re-entry program, SuperHost courses, home-based business workshops,  all-candidates forums, Cowrie beautification,  crime prevention programs and operating the  Sechelt boat ramp.  In the middle of a move to new premises,  Sechelt has kept chamber of commerce week  activities to a minimum this year. A '50s  rock and roll dance has been organized, celebrating the chamber's rejuvenation.  Local Traffic plays al the Legion Hall on  Wharf Street at 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 29.  Tickets, $10, are available at Sew Easy ana  Sechelt chamber office.  Sechelt   Chamber  of  Commerce   president   Al   Driscoll.  Charles Hart photo  HARBOUR CAFE  AERO PURIFICATIONS  ROWLAND BRAKE 8,  MUFFLER  BOBBIES SHOES  There's No Business  Like Local Business  BLUE HERON INN  ^^^^^^^  CENTURION AUTO  Xj-/jV^  CREATIVE GRAPHICS  SEASHELL FRAMING  DREAM SHOPPE  COAST CLUB CAFE  ^pgpi^^^pi  MORGANS MEN SWEAR  CUSTOM HOME WATCH  885-2380  D  he words have a familiar ring to them,  but unfortunately, some of us don't  know the rest of the words to the song.  COAST COBBLER  Local business is the heart of our community.  These are the businesses that pay local taxes,  provide jobs for friends and neighbours, and  support community projects and fund drives.  Why not jump on this local bandwagon and  support the businesses that support the things we  enjoy in the community. The message in the lyrics  is simple: SHOP AT HOME. The results will be  magic to our community ears.  SUNSHINE COAST BUSINESS  DEVELOPMENT CENTRE  SECHELT REAL ESTATE  APPRAISAL  SUNSHINE KAYAKING 16 Coast News, February 24, 1492  ~V)  I  INTERIOR i  SEMI-GLOSS   prog  Bone White  Off White  Antique White  White  I2YLW  ... t-*^UH *" -  Your  r4L      Choice  4L  EXTERIOR  HOUSE  PAINT  Pastel Base  And 5  Premixed  Colours  18,99  PAINT THINNER  "���' \  : i it  ���fl*!^  INTERIOR LATEX  PRIMER/SEALER  FOR DRYWALL  .$13,99  OLYMPIC  STAIN  -5nj*H  ���""^"I'wuiiiiiPiliiV  iv  THE RAIN  BRUSHES,  ROLLERS &  TRAYS.... WE  HAVE IT ALL!  PRICES  IN EFFECT  WHILE  QUANTITY  LASTS  4L  INTERIOR  FLAT  WHITE  ONLY  15,99,  EXTERIOR  OIL BASE i  SOLID       1 /���-��  COLOUR  STAIN     j  ���Stonehedge  ���Cape Cod Grey"  ��� Outside White  ��� Oxford Brown  4L  18.99  EXTERIOR SEMI-  TRANSPARENT  OIL STAIN #716 #911.  4L  Gibsons 886-8141  Sichait 885 7121  ��� GIBSONS  ��/  OPEN Mon-Sit 8 am ��� 5 pm  Sunday iGibsons onlyi 10 am - 4 pm  Vancouver I Toll Freti 688-6814  y.-.V.yyy^^yyyyyyW^yyyyyyyy.yy.yyyyyy.y.y.-.,....  BUILDING SUPPLIES  TWO LOCATIONS      SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY ��� GIBSONS     WHARF AND DOLPHIN ��� SECHELl  li> Coast News, February 24, l*lt)2 17  coast  second section  Land claim still no nearer resolution  by Jane Seyd  Sechelt chief Tom Paul looks  out of his office window, across  the field to the low line of houses  facing out to the Strait of Georgia.  Across the country recently,  Ovid Mercredi has been under  the hot lights of the TV cameras,  delivering his message on a "distinct society" of native people to  various constitutional conferences.  Bul here in Sechelt there are  other things to consider.  There's the expansion of  Capilano College's university  transfer courses in  the band's House  of Hewhiwus  complex. There's  work on the  band's salmon  hatchery in Porpoise Bay with the Department  of Fisheries, and plans for further  enhancement projects in the  band's traditional territories.  There's development of a slate  quarry and a marina to get off the  ground. There are plans to develop an old logging camp on hand  lands at Deserted Bay as a base  for recreational activities.  There's also a $54 million  land claim, accepted for negotiation, which both provincial and  federal governments have been  sitting on while they haggle  about cost-sharing arrangements.  "We don't really care how they  do it," says Paul, looking out  towards the water, "as long as it  gets done."  The Sechelt land claim covers  about 70 square miles, running  from Lang Bay in the north,  '...the Sechelt  Indian Band  had to go it on  its own...'  along the shoreline to the head of  Jet-vis Inlet, and down to Roberts  Creek in the south. The band  proposes to relinquish title to that  land, including property now  owned by private individuals or  companies, for compensation of  $54 million from the government  and a 50 per cent share of the  resources in traditional territories.  Compared to some of the  other land claims which have  been settled in remote areas of  ihe Yukon and the Northwest  Territories, the Sechelt claim is  relatively small, says Paul:  "They could have  settled our land  claim for the  amount of money  they spent on Oka  last year."  In one important respect, the Sechelt band is  in a different situation to most  other bands who are negotiating  land claims because they already  have self-government. While for  most bands the recognition of an  "inherent right" to self-government is tied in with their land  claims, the Sechelt band chose in  the 1980s to negotiate these  things separately.  That hasn't always sat well  with other native groups, like the  Assembly of First Nations, who  in the years since self-government was achieved have accused  the Sechelts of allowing "divide  and conquer" tactics by the government to weaken the position  of other native people. "They say  we've given up some of our  rights," says Paul. "We say, no  we haven't."  Sechelt  Indian  Band  Chief Tom Paul  points out  some  outstanding issues in land claim negotiations. Jane Seyd photo  Achieving self-goverment  was the result of a long and  eventually solitary process for  the band. "It came to the point  where the Sechelt Indian Band  had to go on its own," says Paul,  "because the parent bodies and  the groups in BC were going in a  different direction."  Since the self-government act  was signed, the Sechelt have had  title to their lands, control of  band membership, and a yearly  block-funding arrangement with  the federal government allowing  the band to set its own budget  directly, rather than having projects approved through the  Department of Indian Affairs.  Unlike other bands, the  Sechelt already have many of the  legal mechanisms in place to  effectively deal with their land  claim on a "government to government basis," says Paul. And  the band prefers that to becoming involved in a treaty process  like that set out in a report of the  BC Claims Task Force. "We  don't really care to gel involved  in that process because we feel  treaties are something of the  past," says Paul.  Even if the treaties are signed  by other bands, they'll still face  restrictions under the Indian Act,  he says. "They've still got that  paternal government controlling  them."  The Sechelt's own decision to  go it alone with self-government  was itself largely prompted by  restrictions they faced under the  Act, especially in the area of economic development Today, in  addition to controlling a budget  for education, social assistance,  and operation and maintenance  of band programs, the Sechelt are  involved in a variety of ventures  including the Sechelt Aggregates  gravel excavation, Thunderbird  and Tyee Air, and Forstar, a  company based on the Lower  Mainland which exports lumber  and forest products to Japan and  Europe.  Businesses and individuals  leasing property on band lands  pay property taxes to the Sechelt  Indian Government District. In  return, the band (in the legal  form of the SIGD) provides services like roads, garbage collection, and sewer, in conjuntion  with the regional district. Non-  natives on band lands have no  direct vote in government, but a  district advisory council of five  members represents their concerns to the Sechelt Band Council.  Bill C93, the federal Self-  Government Act of the Sechelt  People is, says Paul, "a  really  complex piece of paper."  Meanwhile, the band is still  waiti'tp to negotiate their land  claim, which Paul says would  provide the money to invest in  further economic development  projects lo ensure ,i solid future  for the Sechelt people.  Paul is critical of the way  some other bands have handled  'Paul is critical of  the way other  bands have  handled their  claim settlements'  their claim settlements in the  past, by dispersing it all to individual band members, rather than  making collective investments.  "They got thousands and thousands of dollars," he says. "People were buying cars. They more  or less blew it all, not thinking  about the future generations.  "That's not going to happen  here."  A negotiating team for the  Sechelt band has now been  formed to negotiate the land  claim, including present members of council Trent Dixon,  Garry Feschuk, Theresa Jeffries  and Ben Pierre, former chiefs  Stan Dixon and Calvin Craigan,  elders' representative Gilbert  Joe, Chief Tom Paul, and the  band's legal and financial advisors.  The only thing missing now  is a cost-sharing arrangement  between the federal and provincial governments  Community Services given  grant for womens issues  The Sunshine Coast Community Services Society has  received a $5,000 grant to purchase materials for a resource  library for women.  ���"Helping     communities  improve their services to  women is an important part of  our ministry's job," said  Women's Equality Minister  Penny Priddy. "Through our  Women's Grant Program, com-  Libraries presented TV,  VCR and video collection  The Gibsons and District Public Library, in conjunction with the  Sechelt Public Library, is the recipient of the Arts and Entertainment  Network's A&E Library Theatre.  This gift to the library includes a 20-inch colour TV, a video cassette recorder, and a collection of video tapes and companion volumes valued at $2,500.  The project is being made possible through Coast Cable Vision  Ltd., as part of its commitment to the community. It will provide  valuable videos, books and equipment for both local libraries to share  with the people they serve.  munity groups identify local  service needs and develop innovative programs or projects that  benefit women in their own  communities."  The Sunshine Coast Community Services Society will  use the grant to purchase materials for a print and video  resource library on issues  affecting women, including sexual assault, dating violence,  elder abuse and assault by male  partners.  Community organizations  may apply for funding through  the Women's Grant Program  three times a year.  A total of $569,113 has been  awarded in this grant period.  sasBSfa^t^tttSJ^  Get Results  with Coast News Advertising  "Consistently advertising with The Coast News has  increased our windshield business tenfold,"  says Brad Clowers, owner of  Peninsula Glass & Aluminum.  Brad Clowers,  owner of  Peninsula  Glass &  Aluminum  is very  pleased with  the response  his weekly  ad has  brought him.  Let the award  winning advertising team at The Coast News  help increase your business too. For Impact, Image  and Results, call the professionals.  ^-1 THE SUNSHINE .  Coast  Gibsons: 886-2622  Gibsons Fax: 886-7725  Sechelt: 885-3930  Sechelt Fax: 885-3954 18        Coasl News, Febnun 24, i*>l'J  HI |l  mliiJuWilkoi  ���    l����.fl    ,��>Q af   I  NEW?  On the Coast  Baby  Bride or bride to be  Have we visited YOU yet?  We have Gilts to welcome you.  CALL   US!  Helen Mitburn       886-8676     Ruth Bulpil 885-5847  ���. r Nanson        886-3416     Rosemarie Cook 885-5821  leisure  Dining guiDE  Your guide to the finest in area dining  a listing of restaurants ad pubs  FEATURE RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK  CEDARS NEIGHBOURHOOD PUB  Newly redecorated- Cedars Pub is still Ihe place for greal food  every day .ill day Appetizers compliment a lull menu along with  icrrifii dally spa rials Pood is available until 9 pm fvriv nlghl  l they're known t*��r grr.it atmosphere .uul hihkI times  (Vdars is open Suiul.iv through .Thursday until midnight Friday  .mil Saturday until I am Visa Mastercard are accepted  Rcsi'rvatinns arc reccomended for large primps  MiKhwjy 101, Gibsons  886-8171.  FAMILY DINING  Andy'S BtStturtnl - Himh and thiuK-i  special every day Every Wedneidi)  nighl is Prime Rih Nijihl Hmw s|kii;iI-  lies unhide veal dishes, '.leaks. Kafood,  (taslj, pizza, Thai IimmJ and tuts tit NKW  dishes Oon'i miss Andy's pieai Brunch  Btitfel every Sundav from 11 am - 2 M)  pm Hwy 101, Oltaons, 8M-3i8l Open  Sunday and Monday II am - 9 pm,  Tuesday ��� Saturday 11 am - 10 pm  The Boat House ��� last .1 fern ride away  in lieaiitihil Hniseslntr Hay, otteiiu^ daily  choices ot fash and Hash tntien sealti-d  tn mi ihe West, East anil Gull Coasts as  well as a variety nf txher specialties Join  as attet 5 pin Im dinnei or tut out Bpec*  Uculll Sunday Brunch, LWVCd between  10: *'i am and 2 pm Friendly service in a  relaxed itmospnen and fabulous meals  are jusl some ot Ihe reasons you'll keep  coming back If you have an important  rendezvous or a terry to catch, please lei  us know and we'll make (he necessary  accommodations For reservations call  921-81)18. All major credit cards accept*  ed  Call Pierrot - Comfortable atmosphere  with warm, helpful staff Homemade pas-  las, quiches and daily specials are all pre*  paied with the fresliest ingredients - hoth  healthful and delicious Uur whole wheat  bread and scrumptious desserts aie baked  fresh daily, on the premises. Outside dining, take out orders tor the beach and cap*  pucino are available The Coasts a  bisUO...afl unique as ihe Coast itself  Monday 10 Saturday, 9 am ��� 5 pm Closed  Sunday. Teredo Square, Sechell Phone  ahead for your lunch* 885-9962  Coast Club Cafe - Bright, open, casual  dining fot breakfast ami lunch. Fresh is  the order of the day tor all of out menu  items Big burgers, pasta dishes, Mexican  specials, sandwiches. salads anil a variety  of daily features. With a F.uropean flan,  the Coasl Club Cate otters dining al reasonable prices Open from 6 am daily  loin us for ueekend tumuli 5519 Whaif  Ave.. Sechelt, 885-9144 Visa,  Mastercard ami American Blprett KCcpl<  ed - seating for 60  Haid-A-Way Restaurant   Bring ihe  whole family ami join us tor gteat dining  al ihe Haul-A Way Restaurant in Gibsons  Motor Inn on Hwy 101 at Patk Rd Out  friendly, helpful statf and warm, pleasant  .unit��spliete will add lo your enfoyrueni ot  our excellent breakfast, lunch and dinner  menu, which includes a children's sec-  lion Were open Mon - Thins 3 <0 am to  8 pm, Fri - Sat SJO ��� 9 pm am Sunday  3J0 am - 8 pm Our Sunday buffet (II  am - 2 pm) features a scrumptious salad  bar, with a large selection of hot ami cold  dishes and desserts Lit to your hear Is  contenl. Reservations 886-4301 53 seals  plus banquet room.  The Omega Pizza, Steak and Lobster  HOUSe - With a perfect view ot Gibsons  Marina, and a good time atmosphere, the  Omega is a people-watcher's paradise  You'll often see Bruno Gerussi, former  star of the Beachcombers, dining hen-  Menu includes pizza, pasta, steaks and  seafood. Sleaks and seafood aie their specialties. Banquet facilities available. Very  special children's menu. Reservations recommended. Located in Gibsons Harbour  at 281 Gower Point Rd 886-2268 0|>en  for lunch Mon. - Fri., 11:30 - 2:30; dinner  daily 4 - 9 pm, Fri. A Sat., 'HI 10 pm  Village Restaurant - Cmy family style  cafe with an extensive menu featuring  special pasta dishes, steak and seafood  dinners. Come in and check out our daily  lunch and dinner specials or have breakfast anytime. Saturdays are Prime Rib  nights. Fully licenced. Open 7 days a  week, Mon. - Thurs., 7 am to 8 pm; Fri.,  Sat & Sun., 7 am to 9 pm. 5663 Cowrie  Sireet, Sechelt. 8859811 Visa A  Mastercard accepted.  NIGHT ON THE TOWN  Creek House   in aie dining uul  European cuUlnr m a sophisticated yrl  casual ntmnaphere Wc srrve rack al  lamb, duck, crab, claim*, wallops, steaks,  also daily necfab Reservations recommended Roberts < reek Rnatl ami Beach  Avenue - 885-9121 Open 6 pin ( losed  Mondays At Iii.mI.ivs Vila A  M.islt'iciid 41) seals  The Wharf - Open fot bteakfast, lunch  and dlnnei sewn dayi a week  Breathtaking, ocean vleu and sunsets  fromevct) tabic Continental cuiiine and  leafood. at us heat Sufldaj Brum h limn h  am - 2 pm Fully licenced ami air  conditio mil Dlnnei tesen itlons tecom  mended H��s  nil DamBa* im 7283  Backeddy Pub ��� Enjoy the natural beaut)  of Jems Inlet while lasting one of our  many hoiuestyle specialties in the pub <x  the casual Surrounding! id Oil! lamily  restaurant Out 'Skookutn Burger' is a  challenge to the blggeal appetite New  pub hours Monday - Fridaj 11 10  11 io. Saturday and Sunda) 11 to closing  New kitchen hours Monday Frlda)  11 30 -1 io, Saturday ami Sunda) 11 30  to 8 io Backedd) I'ub locaied 1/2 mile  north ol Egmont on Maple Ru.ni  Cedars Neighbourhood Pub   a real  tood evety day alt day Appetizers and  tull menu along with terrific tlaily specials, available   til 9 pm evety night  Wen* known foi oui greal atmospnere  and gtuKl nines Sun thurs open lii  nudmght, hi A Sat open ul I am Vtsa.  Mastercard and reservatloni accepted  8R6-8I71  Irvine's Landing Pub Dlnnei menu  oilers a variety oi ippetlzeta ami entrees  teatuiing local produce and froth si  in a relaxed setting with ocean  Average dinner lor IWO $30 We i  open Wednesday  ttuOUgtl Sundl  noon nil 11 pm with out Idtchci  from noon nil 8 pm Pendei Ha  8m imv Mastercard A visa  licenced  afuod  open  boui  lullv  FINE DINING  Blue Heron Inn Enjoy the ... * <>i Baal  Potpohe Hay Irom you table at the Blue  Heron inn, located on ibe waterftonl at  Porfiota Hay Relaa ami rn|oy a niperb  dining experience Reservation! are  requhed for dinnei winter hours Wed  Sun , Lunch 11 am 2 pm dinnei 5 pin  88V1R-I7  The Terrace al Bonniebrook - ihe  Terrace at Bonniebrook Dffera superb  West Coast cuisine in a picturesque nnd  relaxing lodge selling We offer fresh  local BC food, expert!) prepared in a varied menu ol appetizers, entteea and  desserts follow (lower Pomi Road to  Ocean Beach Esplanade  Look fot spting  re-opening ann'miueiuent  EAT IN TAKE OUT  Ernie & Gwen's Drive In - lake oui, or  delivery Pizza, dinners, salads, burgers,  chicken, (lessens, drinks, ice cream Fret-  home delivery within 4 miles, aftei 3 pm  only, on tio minimum orders Small  charge for orders imda Sio H*v loi  GibsotU 886 7811 Check out our 2 for  I sale Jan 20 -26 . 4 pm to closing  Gospel  singers  coming  Featuring 25 vocalists and  live instrumentation, The Conti-  rii'iii.iK' are bringing their varied prognn Of inspirational and  gospel lavourites to the Ravens  Cry, March 5 and 6. These energetic young people will uplift,  challenge and encourage audi  encei ol all ages as they present  their \W2 program. Yes! Let's  Qo  In addition to anthems, spirituals and children's songs, the  program will recognise the  man) contribution! of some of  the top gospel songwriters of  Ihe last 25 years.  "I ran very excited about this  scar's anniversary program,"  says Jim Chaffee, executiv;  \ ice president of The Continentals "The audience will not  only experience songs that have  had a lasting positive influence  over the last quarter century, but  also music that is continuing to  shape gospel music today."  All the young people who  are part ol The Continentals are  carefully selected from among  thousands who audition annually Irom around ihe world. The  program is then fine-tuned during an intensive nine-day  rehearsal camp in Denver, Colorado, before each group heads  out for an approximate three-  monih tour throughout the United Slates and many foreign  countries.  The Continentals have  released more than 35 gospel  alhums.  Spilsbury's Coast film to air  Monday on Knowledge  A new documentary on the  life and times of Jim Spilsbury,  coastal pioneer, painter, inventor, entrepreneur, historian,  raconteur and photographer, will  premiere on the Knowledge  Network, Monday (Feb. 24) at  7:30 p.m.  Titled Spilsbury's Coast, the  documentary reflects themes  Jim Spilsbury is moving from literature to film.  Rose Nicholson photo  explored in the book of the same  name, released by Harbour Publishing in 1987. Described as an  unsentimental memoir, the film  uses Spilsbury's remarkably  varied life to present the halcyon  days of the BC coast, followed  by its ironic decline in population due to improvements in  transportation and communication. The film also includes  authentic BC songs from the  P.J. Thomas collection, and previously unseen archival footage  from Ihe '30s, '40s and '50s  After its BC premiere, the  documentary is expected to air  nationally on CBC.  Spilsbury. horn in England in  1905 and raised in a lent on  Savary Island, is the bestselling  author of two other books. The  Accidental Airline and Spilsbury's Album.  Blues for the Bicycle Man  Part four  by Peter Trewer  Irnta is a big blonde woman  who works pan time as a nurse  at the local hospital. She's an  easygoing lady and a first-class  cook. After a great supper, we  sit around talking.  "I heard a bit of gossip about  that dentist pal of yours today,"  lrma announces. "A girlfriend  of mine claims he used lo have  a practice out in Burnaby. She  didn't know the details but  RAVEN'S CCY  THE/tTEE  presents  "BUGSY"  Starring Warren Beatty & Annette Bennlng  14 year limited admission  SHOWTIMES  Fri. & Sat. Feb. 21 & 22 7:00 & 9:30  Sun. - Thurs. Feb. 23 -27  one showing at K:(Xlpnidaily  I TICKET PRICES  Adults $6 ���  Students $4.50  Seniors & Children  Under Twelve $3  LITTLE MAN TATE  with  Jodie Foster & Dianne Weiste  Rated Mature  Fri. & Sat. Feb. 28 & 29  7:(H) & 9:00pm  Sun Through Wed.  one- showing only at 800pm dally  Ravens Cry Theatre  Located at House Of Hewl  clielt BC  PHONE NUMBER   885-4673  THINGS TO DO  ON THE SUNSHINE COAST  VISITORS  WELCOME  PenSep Iurbouk  4oLr CLuBjf^  Lounge �� Snack Bar  Power Cars Available  Hwy. 101, 2 kms. north ol Garden Bay turnott  Phone 883-9541  Browse  Show Piece Gallery m  For M.iN'lin.itlt' (lifts ��� Pottery * Cards ��� Candles ��� Art Supplies  280 Gower Point Road, Gibsons Landing ��� 886-9213  Visit  mShow Piece Framesm  Oudlity Custom Framing  ���    ||Ef Frame-It-Yourself Section  Wilson Creek Plaza  ���  885-9215  apparently there was some sort  of scandal. He comes from a  rich family and they managed to  keep it oul of the papers, but she  says he ended up in a mental  home for awhile."  "Ah, the guy's harmless  enough." says Elmer, charitably. "I've run into people in the  business who were a lot crazier  than him. All 1 can say, he sure  does know his music. I'd give  plenty for a collection like that."  "You and your jazz," chides  lrma, good-naturedly.  Shortly after this, Elmer is  transferred to a different shift  and we don't see each other for  awhile. I begin dating a local  girl named Sharon Finney and  this starts to occupy much of  my free time. Occasionally I see  Doc Corey riding his bicycle  around the town, swaying along  unsteadily and singing to himself while old ladies tut-tut on  corners. The dissolute dentist is  starting to acquire a reputation.  Inevitably, I tell Sharon  about his record collection and  she expresses a desire to hear  University  women plan  evening group  The Sunshine Coast Club of  Canadian Federation of  University Women would like  to hear from local women who  are university graduates.  In addition to the monthly  meetings on the fourth Monday  of each month, held at the new  United Church hall in Davis  Bay, they are seeking oul  women who cannot meet during  the day. The local club is now  planning an evening social in  the near future that would  explore the possibility of  organizing an evening group.  Interested women should  contact president Mary  McKinnon at 885-9589.  some of the music. So one  evening, we make our way up  those cement stairs and I knock  on Corey's door.  Unlike the previous occasion, the dentist seems in a  morose peculiar mood. "Didn't  Elmer come along with you?"  he questions in obvious disappointment.  I explain that Elmer is working and he nods resignedly.  Corey invites us in and plays  a few numbers, but his mind is  obviously elsewhere. He  exhibits none of his former  manic energy and enthusiasm.  The music is as great as ever  bul Ihe dentist's distracted manner puts a definite damper on  things. It is an awkward visit  and we do not stay long.  Sharon comments on  Corey's doleful mood. "You  think he doesn't like me?" she  queries.  "It's nothing like lhat. honey  He's just down ahout something." Secretly I figure he must  have run out of wacky dust but I  keep this supposition to myself  Gibsons Legion  Branch #109  Feb. 28 & 29  Kevin  Conroy  M0ttl  Draw  MEMBERS AND GUESTS WELCOME  HHb-1  Install Vinyl Siding &  Aluminum Soffit & Fascia  ��� Beautify your home and give it  the new modern look for 1992.  ��� Increase your home value.  ��� Low maintenance costs.  RENOVATIONS & ADDITIONS  DOOR & WINDOW CONVERSIONS  VISIT OUR SHOWROOM  FREE ESTIMATES  PROFESSIONAL INSTALLATION  JIM BAIN 885-4572  Unit #7 - 5522 Wharf St., Sechelt, B.C.  & Coast News, February 24, 1992  19  leisure  arts beat  An ethnic dinner and slide  presentation is planned for Feb.  29,6:30 pm in the arts centre.  Associate dean of academic  studies, Bill Gibson, has  returned to Capilano College  after spending two years as  head of the health sciences and  academic studies programs at  the Abu Dhabi Women's Higher College of Technology in the  United Arab Emirates.  He will share slides of his  travels including a safari in  Kenya, where he photographed  a charging cheeta, observed the  eating habits of a pride of lions  and stayed in the Tree Tops  Hotel situated above a saltlick  so he could watch elephants,  wildebeests, rhinos and hyenas.  Bring an appropriate potluck  dish, your own cutlery and plate  for a fun evening. Admission is  $5 at the door.  Winter films  The Winter Film Series continues at the centre, Wednesday  (Feb. 26) at 8 pm with Broken  Mirrors (Dutch with English  subtitles).  The film, like director Mar-  leen Gorris' first film, A Question of Silence, is impressive.  Two story lines, one a thriller in  which a sadistic killer kidnaps  and imprisons a woman, humiliating her until she starves to  death, and one which traces the  growing resistance of a prostitute to the demeaning work of  serving men's desires, are cleverly woven together.  Broken Mirrors is a provocative and unsettling film.  Young artists show  Starling this Wednesday  (Feb. 26), and continuing, until  March 20, the Sunshine Coast  Arts Centre once again displays  the wonderful work of young  artists. From preschools to high  schools, Sunshine Coast kids'  art will plaster the gallery walls  for a month of riotous colour  and imagination.  Assistance hanging the show  was provided by gung-ho students from Pender Harbour and  Chatelech under the able and  enthusiastic direction of teachers Wendy Simmonds and Enid  Kelly.  Healthy  eating  promoted  Since consumers are hungry  for nutrition and food budgeting  information, a nutrition educator is taking buyers on a tour to  introduce the "one diet" message.  Smart shopping supermarket  tours are being offered complimentary to the customer  Wednesday mornings at Shop  Easy.  The goal of the tour is to  promote healthy eating. Registered dietitian/nutritionist Dania  Matiation is primarily focusing  the tour on reducing the risk of  heart disease and cancer.  Long John Baldly booked  After 35 years in the music industry, Long John Baldry has played  wilh all the greats. No, that's not quite right, he created some of the  greats.  Elton John and Rod Stewart were just two of his proteges way  back when . His first album in 1971, It Ain't Easy, is now being followed up 20 years later with It Still Ain't Easy.  Baldry, along with John Mayall, is recognized as one of the fathers  of British Blues. His best known song, Don't Try to Lay No Boogie  Woogie on the King of Rock and Roll, has become a legend.  Watersyde Folke Club is proud to bring Long John Baldry to the  Coast for a concert at the Raven's Cry Theatre March 7. To celebrate  the club's 12th production, there will be a special door prize donated  by Rizar Aviation Ltd.  Artist Paula Siefred hosted an informative evening at the  Meditation seminar  to visit Davis Bay  An introductory talk on transcendental meditation will be held at  the Bella Beach Hotel in Davis Bay, Sunday, March 1.  Sponsored by the Vancouver TM centre, the talk will explore  TM's benefits, explaining why the mental technique is practised by  some 50,000 people on the West Coast and more than three million  people worlwide as a way to relieve anxiety and stress.  According to the Vancouver centre, extensive research in the past  17 years has shown that TM benefits all areas of an individual's life:  mind, body, behaviour and environment. "Research indicates TM  meditators have warmer interpersonal relationships, less anxiety,  increased self-esteem and self-confidence, increased problem-solving  ability and greater creativity."  Proponents say TM is easily learned by people of all ages and of  any educational, cultural or religious background.  The fee talk, expected to last about 90 minutes, begias at 1:15 p.m.  Women's health workshop  Arts Centre Feb. 19.  Joel Johnstone photo  -CTOHSt���I  Many determinants such as  loneliness, poverty and anxiety  all affect the health status of  women and their families.  Local, practical action is needed.  A Sunshine Coast Women's  Health Workshop March 6 is an  opportunity to join with others  in creating solutions.  The Coast/Garibaldi Union  Board of Health is sponsoring  this day long workshop. There  is no fee and lunch is included.  To register, please call the  Coast/Garibaldi Health Unit at  886-8131 or 885-5164.  of SUNSHINE COAST  BRIDGE CLUB  With A Charity Game  In The Memory Of STEWART JACOBS  Sunday, March 8, Starting at 2 O'clock  At The DRIFTWOOD INN, Sechelt  All Proceeds Will Be Donated To The Canadian Cancer Society.  Come In Pairs Or By Yourself, Bridge Partners  Are Guaranteed  Seating Is Limited - Please Make Reservations  By Calling 885-5352 Or Write  8CBC (SUNSHINE COAST BRIDGE CLUB)  Box 195, Sechelt P.O..V0N 3A0  "The Reminders" are appearing this week at Elphie's Cabaret on Feb. 27, 28, &  29 Thurs., Fri., ft Sat. A very upbeat band which guarantees to make you dance,  The Reminders play the best selection of music from the 60's to the 90's. If you  don't believe everything you read, then trust your ears.  ADVE*TISEMEMT  ���fiStMjLThe Key to Success.  fcW9   | Gibsons ��� 886-2622 1  Sechelt ��� 885-3930 1  is a member of  (���CNA  and one of C92 community  newspapers across Canada  with circulations totalling more  than 5.5 million weekly.  UWU'frt  Compose a musical theme  for 1992 Sea Cavalcade  ..   The theme this year ��� Captain Vancouver's 2(H) anniversary of arrival.  Eligibility * all musicians with prim ipal residence  on the Sunshine Coasl, work may he taped or written, with or  1 without lyrics,  ! Contest forms may he obtained from Max Music, Gibsons; Scott's  |  Music,  Sechelt;   Les  Fowler,  Maderia  Park;  Karen  Boothroyd,  Gibsons; Barbara Cattenach, Roberts Creek.  \ Prizes  m 20 hour5 of professional arranging, 4 hours of in-studio time (Inner  K Ear), 2 hours of arranging, editing and mixing, $50 gift certificate  1   from Max Music, 3 hours instruction from Scott's Music.  "���\      Closing Dale: April 30,1992  Return Forms to:  Sea Cavalcade Music Commitee,  J  '. Box 1723, Gibsons, B.C. V0N-1V0  %   (Composers will be requested to sign a guarantee of originality plus a  ,   Vs   waiver of exclusive rights to Sea Cavalcade for July 24, 25, 26,1992)  .f\  _  RAVEN'S CRY  THEATRE SOCIETY  for the performing arts  The  Continentals  presented by The Sunshine  Coast Ministerial Association  Thursday, March 5th,  Friday, March 6th  Showtime: 7:00 pm  Tickets: $6.00  1 1/2 hour show with no intermission  Watersyde Folke  presents  Long John  Baldry  at the Raven's Cry Theatre  Saturday, March 7th  8:00 pm ��� Tickets: $11.00  Carla Dodek  performing piano selections  from Mozart, Schubert,  Ravel and Debussy  Saturday, March 28  8:00 pm ��� Tickets: $10.00  tickets at Reflections in Madeira Park  883 2545  and Sayward Books in Gibsons-886-3026  Call box office for information: 885 4073 20 Coast News, Fcbruarv 2A  1992  Ser  Sunshine Coast      .  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An  ability to move to music is  important. And strength is necessary to carry out elaborate  jumps in the air.  But Ihe most important quality of a figure skater isn't physical. "You have to be really  confident about yourself," says  12-year-old Lee-Ann Sheel, a  member of the Sunshine Coast  Figure Skating Club, who  recently came first in her category of intermediate ladies in a  Penticton skating competition.  "If you're really putting yourself down, you can't skate as  well. If I don't believe I can do  il, I can't."  Sheel, who has been skating  since she was four years old, is  one of eight skaters ranging in  age from 11 to 15, who are part  of the club's Canadian Figure  Skating Program.  "This is where the kids go to  compete and pursue it in a more  serious vein," says club president Barb Norton.  In the program, there are  three disciplines - figures, ice  dancing, and free skating - all of  which have a series of tests  which must be passed. When  skaters reach the senior test levels, they have the option of  going on to serious competition.  "That is usually determined by  the natural talent, and desire,"  says Norton. Not everybody  wants to compete, she says, and  "not everybody is a talented figure skater." Of the approximately 165,000 registered  figure skaters in Canada, only a  handful are at the top level.  In addition to natural talent,  she says "the hours required to  get there are just horrendous."  The eight girls in the club's  test-skating program usually  skate at least 10 hours a week,  including sessions at the Sechelt  Members of the  Sunshine   Coast  Figure Skating Club  practice skating at  least 111 hours , both  at the Sechelt ice  arena and with  private coaches in  Vancouver.  Jane Seyd photo  ice arena and extra coaching  which many of the girls take on  weekends in Vancouver. And at  the more senior test levels, at  least 14 hours a week are necessary. Says Norton, "It's not  something you can do for two  days and then leave for five."  Three professional coaches  'It's not  something you  can do for two  days then leave  for five.'  work with the skaters during  practice, but each girl may  spend only an hour a week with  a coach individually. For this  reason, self-discipline and  appropriate mental focus is  essential.  The emphasis in figures is on  development of basic technical  skills and balance, says Norton.  f PRECISE PAINTING & PLASTEK\  ��� All Pluses of Drywall  ��� Complete Custom Painting  ��� Fire Sa Water Damage  ���Journeyman Workmanship  Ncalt  Vance  V   8864)928             Frac Eillmilt.  886-9I99V  f COTTRELLS MARINE SERVICE  CanteM 2>ztio�� jCtt.  \_    673 Payne Rd,, Qlbsohs 886-3101   J  EsclialwDMlinailplothi  Sunshine Com! tor  Yamaha  Outboards.  Exceptional quality  at an exceptionally  low price.  Sechelt  A VII' Store  Furniture Land  Highway lot. Ri��. 2549. 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Lately, there has been an  increasing emphasis on jumps  in competition, she says, which  in a way is "too bad" because  "skating is a beautiful art in  itself."  In all skating disciplines,  agility, flexibility, good balance  and a lot of leg strength are  required.  Colleen Norton, another  member of the test-skating program, says skating requires  absolute concentration because  "so many tilings can go wrong."  A successful jump or spin can  depend on everything from how  fast a skater is going to how  sharp her skates are.  During their years of practice  and competition, skaters can  also be subject to injuries, ranging from concussions from  falling on the ice to stitches  made necessary by wayward  skate blades.  As Kurt Browning could certainly testify, competition can  also be "nerve wracking," says  Sheel, who says that over the  years she's fallen many times in  her competitive routines. "You  just have to get back up and  continue," she says.  And while Colleen Norton  says she watches the Olympic  competitions with a critical eye  to technique, her mother Barb  says she has an insider's appreciation of the work it's taken to  get to that level. "I know what  has gone into it to put on a performance I'm seeing."  Local skaters  perform well in  Penticton meet  Members of the Sunshine  Coast Figure Skating Club  recently participated in the Ogo-  pogo skating competition in  Penticton held Feb. 6 to 9.  Results are as follows:  Pre-preliminary level (ages  10-11) Lissy Darney, 2nd.  Preliminary level (ages 12  and over) Jennifer Krasnikoff,  5th.  Pre-juvenile level (ages 12  and over) Genevieve Gelinas,  8th.  Intermediate ladies Lee-Ann  Sheel, 1st.  Sheel also won 11th overall  in the finals.  So you've left it 'til the last minute again.  We're here when you need us  We're working for you  For your RSP needs  Come see what we can do.  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Wochcreek Pk., SC Trailer Park  Depart    7:30 am 4:25   Arrive   7:45    4:40  Mall    '11:00       6:20   Mall     11:26    6:40  12:25 12:40  *11:00 am routes via Bonniebrook, Gower Pt,  NOTE: No 5:30 am or 7:30 am service Sat.,  Sun. or Holidays  SwuMMwl Agetcciift  A member  ol  INSURANCE  886-2000  TRAVEL  886-9255  Independent  Travel  Professionals  Red Carpet Service from Friendly Professionals In Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons 22  Coast News, February 24, 1992  sports  $105����  8862804  4^  -^P" Annual       J"*��  ��   Meeiing   ��  I  IJ  Meeting  Wed., February 26,7 pm  Blphinstooe School, Ruom 117  Please show your support null attend  350 Kids need your help  Dolt... Volunteer!!!  No one can do everything, but everyone  can do something!       (tor more informjtlon call 885-7196)  For Ihe second year in a  row Ihe Roberts Creek  girls vollelball learn has  won the Invitational  Junior Olympics BC  Klementary School  Chumpionships tournament. Sixty learns were  entered, but Roberts Creek  spirit and enthusiasm  carried the girls through  the whole tournament  undefeated, winning a  total of len games to  advance to the finals  where Ihey defeated  Victoria 15-7. The girls  placed first in Ihe West  Vancouver District  Championships in Dec,  and third place in the  Lower Mainland Finals in  January.    Joel Johnstone photo  Baseball  ��� Registration   Sunnycrest Mall near Gibsons Family Sports  ��  Friday, February 28    6-8 pm  Saturday, February 29 11-3 pm  Friday, March 6        6-8 pm  Saturday, March 7      11-3 pm  Payment due uptin registration  $25 fur Minitad & Tadpole Divisions  $30 for Mosquito,  Bronco & Pony Divisions  Boys and Girls ages  5 to 14 as of  Dec. 31,1992  Squeaker goes to Pigs  A vigorous struggle to score by both sides created a fine back and forth rugby game for all to  watch.  Taking on the Scribes RFC from Vancouver  Feb. IS proved to be a real test for our young  enthusiasts. Coming off a loss the weekend before  ihe Pigs were determined to get back on track and  make the drive to the playoffs  da's largest winger "Wadd" attacked wilh vigor.  Time and again both sides forged ahead into  enemy territory only to be repelled by staunch  defences. There were a couple of tense moments  when the opposition struck through to the goal line  but to no avail as Ihe ball did not cross the line,  successfully cleared on the ensuing play and to the  relief of the Gibsons sideline.  With approximately 10 min-  The lining crew did a wonder-    Playoff drive HOW    ules to go the break finally came  ful job of the field and Mother aan/tovaarnii and Neils Pavne made no mistake  unuerwuy ,0 slo| |he ba��� lnroug|, ,he  uprights to take a three point lead. The battle was  This ad sponsored by Gibsons Family Sports  Nature played her part to perfection, overcast but no rain.  Starting the game on time and with both sides  keen, the referee was in for a tough run keeping up  to the ball.  Enjoying a side that actually had bodies in iheir  proper positions and practicing together made a  world of difference lo the Gibsons squad's performance this day. They had to be at their toughest  defensively and creative on offence. The Scribes  having a spattering of Kiwis (not the fruit) in their  lineup kept the pace lively and entertaining. The  fans realized they came to a contest and voiced  their encouragement throughout.  A real reversal of last week, the forwards committing to the loose play and the backs using each  and everyone with plays involving all, even Cana-  on and an exciting time for the remainder of the  match. Digging in and not being penetrated, the  local boys gained a fine hard-loughl victory at the  final whistle. Scribes 0, Pigs 3. Good work men!!  Having many a Kiwi in their lineup, the mandatory boom run made for a lol of fun at the clubhouse afterwards.  This group of Pigs as with their past comrades  definitely know how to host the opposition, mind  you giving the boat-race away does not sit well,  but was fun just the same.  Write-up on this week's match vs Kats nexl  week. Hope you were there and remember, home  game Feb. 29 vs Meralomas I.  Thanks for listening. Oink! Oink!  RONTRUNNERS  1991 SHOE CLEARANCE  9aW99W^tMNS  SELECTED  CHILDRENS  SHOES  0-30%  OFF  AIR TRAINER S.C. II LOW ��OQ9|  .)jJ^l,rWOMAN'S  EQUALIZER  Reg. >129"  Reg. <64"  tJ9��  Reebokm womans {4A98  DL7000 Reg,<79"fW  Racbok* mens {,��098  AXTPLUSII Reg. ��f24***0 J  Reebok* mens tCA98  VICTORY DL 7000 Reg. <89�� *# J  MEN'S & WOMEN'S HUARACHES HAVE ARRIVED  Vancouver Canucks Tickets  Vancouver Canucks Vs. Calgary flame* L k.A  Thursday April 2,1992  No Purchase Necessary  Drop in at our new store & fill out an entry form.  Draw will take place on March 20.  ����� -a-C  New bridge club  opening on Coast  hi toft MM  Stewart Jacobs would have liked to live to this day. Unfortunately  he passed away and is noi able to see a real duplicate bridge club  come to the Sunshine Coasl.  There is a large bridge-playing community here, with games  played in various locations, but now with the arrival of Sunshine  Coast Bridge Club (SCBC), we will connect wih not only the rest of  BC, but the rest of Canada and the US  What is SCBC? A franchise of the American Contract Bridge  League (ACBL), a non-profit organization conducting periodic tournaments on the North American Continent, including Canada.  SCBC activity starts Sunday, March 8 at the Driftwood Inn in  Sechelt, with proceeds of the charity game going to the Canadian  Cancer Society in memory of Stewart Jacobs. The afternoon game  will be followed by a wine and cheese reception. For further information phone 885-5552.  GENERAL  LEAGUE  MEETING  <<"  Managers  &  Sponsors  Thursday Feb. 27  7:30 p.m.  for more information  lorn Crelghtoni 885-4498  at the  BELLA BEACH  MOTEL  Conference Room  Davis Bay  rm mora Information  Chris Fawcui: 885-7458  886-4830     GIBSONS PARK PLAZA  FRONTRUNNERS/  Winter Hour!,  PARK PI A7A Titos, to Silt  Mon Tim. Ht. Ft.    Tims Tim* Ht. Ft.  3:30 104  24 9:05 14.3  MO    4:35     4.7  Fri   Tim. HI Ft  3:45 14.1  28    9:15 11.4  FR  12:55 12.2  8:35 4.5  12:15 13.0  25    4:40 11.4  TU    9:45 13.6  5:35 4.8  Sat   Tim. HI. Ft.  4:20 14.2  29    9:55 10.8  SA    2:10 12.2  9:20 4.3  Wed  Time Ht. Ft.  1:45 13.3  26    6:15 11.9  WE  10:30 13.0  6:40 4.8  Sun  Tim* Ht.FI.  4:45 14.2  1   10:25 10.1  SU    3:10 12.4  10:00 4.3  Thurt Time Ht. Ft.  2:55 13.7  27    8:05 11.8  TH 11:35 12.4  7:40 4.7  �����  REFERENCE: Point Atkinson   Jo. i&cjuigm.n.������ ��mi  Pacific Standard Time ' ����� ���!*���*������--*:���*���  ���nd7mln.lotiKhn.oll.il  Tide Tables courtesy of  PRONTO'S  FINE DINING RESTAURANTS  Gibsons ��� 886-8138 Sechelt ��� 885-1919  minor hockey  The midget 'A' Blues won  the Pacific Coast Minor Hockey  Association Midget 'A' championship last weekend with  back to back wins against Howe  Sound by scores of 7 to 2 at  home and 3 to 2 in Squamish.  They will now go to Lillooet to  play for the provincial title..  Pups - Cougars 4 vs Bruins  2, Whalers 12 vs Sharks 3.  Atoms - Oilers 5 vs Flyers 6;  Jets 7 vs Wings 1.  Pee Wee 'A' - Advanced to  the second round by virtue of  two wins against Killamy 9 to 3  and 5 to 1.  Pee Wee *C' - First round  playoff results: Canucks 3 vs  North Vancouver 3; Flames 1  vs Howe Sound 7  Bantam 'A' -Beat North  Shore Winter Club 4 to 1 at  home then defeated Hollybum 7  to 2 on the road.  Bantam 'C - The Seahwaks  lost a squeaker 4 to 3 against  West Vancouver and were  defeated by North Vancouver 4  toO.  on the rocks  by Harry Turner  In most sports, it is useful to  drill on certain aspects of the  game - and curling is no different.  Before the start of a game, it  is a good idea to do some  stretching exercises. These loosening up exercises should  involve the hamstrings, lower  back, hands and wrists.  A common exercise used to  loosen up all these muscles at  one time is to place the broom  in both hands, then with hands  spread slightly apart and  extended in front of your body,  ease yourself along the ice surface first stretching one leg,  then the other. Many curlers follow this up with several slides  down the ice without a rock.  Curling is basically made up  of two types of shots, the draw  and the knockout. Try these  drills to improve your shotmak-  ing.  For your takeout game, place  four stones in a parallel line to  the tee line. Place one stone on  each inside corner of the eight  fool and a stone on each inside  comer of the button. If you are  shooting as partners, shoot two  stones each at the four rocks,  first using the in-turn and then  the out-turn. Score three points  for a hit and stick, two for a hit  and roll and one point for a hit  and roll out.  For your draw game, try this  drill. Throw two in-tums toward  the button and then two outturns. If you reach the button,  score four points, if you reach  the four foot circle, score three,  if you reach the eight foot, score  two and the 12 foot, score one  point.  STUARTFLOCKHART  DENTURIST  Member of the  B.C. Denturist Assoc.  #302 Teredo Square  Sechelt, B.C.  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Quality built in 1990 by Twin  Oaks Development Corporation,  1103 squate leet, 11/2 bath-  looms.enclosed teat-yatd, live  upgiaded appliances, many  extras. Pets allowed. Monthly  maintenance $47.50. Asking  $115,000. No GSTII886-2544 #8  12 plus actes 2 bdtm home,  l/place, pond, timber, private. By  owner. Reasonable oiler. 883-  2977 ss  259 Glassford  $119,000  Lovely 3 Bdrm.  Rancher on a huge  sunny, level lot in  west Gibsons. Walk  to beach and shopping. Check the  competition - then  come and talk.  Lynda Wyatt.  Joy Realty  1-926-7701  5 Acres with view in Redroolts  area, $85,000. 886-4599 or 984-  2059. ss  NICE FAMILY HOME located on  quiet cul-de-sac just I mln. Irom  Gibsons Park Plaza. I714sq.lt.  ol linishod living space, carport,  and well bull! slotage shed.  Excellent condition. Asking  $149,500. Call Mi. Chambers  886-8866 or 886-9111. ss  Stillwater, South Powell Rivet.  Basement home, view, batch,  $98,000,487-9334. ss  Waterlront  54' lot - 80 yr.lease. Keats  Island. Try your oiler. 886-2694.  ��8sr  3 bdrm. 2 level home, 11/2 baths,  30'xl5' work shop In Madeira  Paik, $95,000.1-874-0960.    #8  W. Sechelt mobile home, comer  lot, near school, stote, $62,000.  885-5492. ss  CLASSIFICATIONS  Home & Properly  Births  Obituaries  In Memorlam  Thank You  Personal  Announcement  Personal Services  Weddings ft  Engagements  10. Lost  11. Pound  12. Pets A Livestock  13. Music  14. Travel  15. Wanted  16. Pre*  17. Oarage Sales  18. Barter A Trade  19. Appliances  20. Furniture  21. For Sale  22. Heavy Equipment  23. Autos  24. Trucks  25. Campers  26. Marine  27. Mobile Homes  26. Motorcycles  29. Wanted to Rent  30. Bed and Breakfast  31. For Rent  32. Commercial for Rent  33. Entertainment  34. Help Wanted  35. Business and Home  Services  36. Work Wanted  37. Child Car*  38. Business Opportunities  39. Legal  40. Too Late to Classify  .coast  ml  At any of our convenient  Friendly  People Places  In Pender Harbour  MARINA PHARMACY HHV2HHH  AC mtlLDfNG SUPPLIES 883-9551  In Halfmoon Bay  HAJ STORE 885-9435  In Davis Bay  PENINSULA MARKET 881-9721  In Roberts Creek  Ri (BERTS < IREBK GENERAL STORE 885-3400  DEADLINE IS 3:00 PM THURSDAY  In Sechelt  THE COAST NBWS  1121 Cowrie Strccr 885-3930  In Gibsons  THE COAST NBWS  (behind DockSide Pharmacy) 8862622  DEADLINE IS NOON FRIDAY  If There's always service with a smile when you I  place your classifieds at B&J Store, our  Friendly People Place in Halfmoon Bay.  ANDERSON REALTY  ��� Recreation i Rttirement  ��� Helocition  PRU  CATALOOUK  5f8f Cowrie St , Box 1219  Sechelt. BC VON 3A0  885-3211 FAX 885 2199  Van  loll Free 684-8018  1/2 acta lot Lohn Road,  Redroolts. controlled subdivision,  $45.000.432-9379 eves.        ss  2 bdtm. townhouse with view,  #16. 765 School Rd., Qlbsons.  Spacious 4 brighl 1600 sq. It. t  1/2 bath. 4 appl $9*4,800 Vendor  may carry portion ol financing.  Call Marilyn collect 531-0690.TFN  New quality built home, YMCA  Rd., Langdale, 3 bdrm.up ensuite,  soaker tub, angle shower, comer  sink. Main bathroom combination  bath/shower unit, 2 bdtm. downstairs with bathroom tub/shower.  Latge utility room, rumpus room,  2car oarage. 885-4616,885-2735  eves. ss  Large view lot on Gale Ave S.,  cleared, underground services,  perc tested. 885-7365. ss  Cleated lot, pete tested, Judith  Road, Gibsons, near malls. 886-  2855. 119  Langdale, by owner, asking  $120,000. Attractive 1056 sq. It. 2  bdrm. bungalow on 83'x163' lol.  690 sq. fl. linishod bsmt., 2 FP,  insert In bsml. New double windows and catpet, carport and  cedar siding exterior. 886-9290.  UtOss  3 bdtm. home, almost new, 2  balhs, 1400 sq. It., plus latge  garage workshop. Spacious cor  ner lot wilh many ttees. Asking  $145,000. 1228 Filched al Veterans Rd. 886-8651. ss  Gibsons Gower Point choicest  waterlront, panoiamic view, 1/2  acre, 581-2904 (Surrey).  48' x 330' ol prime low bank  waterlront in Qlbsons Harbour  near Gibsons Marina.. House  needs repair but could be lixed up  lot recreational or rental use.  Properly zoned Tourist Commercial (C-2). Double garage plus  storage shed. $189,500. Phone  Jennifer 1-689-7070. SS  Linda 8 Roy aie pleased to  announce the birth of their son.  Byron Roy Chatham, on February  6,1992. Many thanks lo the staff  ol St. Mary's and to Dt. Myhlll-  Jones.  BEEMAN: Clifford Forrest, age  74, left this world peacefully Feb.  14.1992 alter a long battle with  cancer - leaving Ins loving arifi of  50 years, Vina; 2 sons Bud  (Rhonda) ol Cranbrook, Paul  (Carolyn) of Burnaby, 3 daughters  Diana Waite (Bruce) ot Gibsons,  Vicki Betgner (Stewart), Laurie  Spence (David) of Roberts Creek  and 7 grandchildren No Ikmers  by tequest. Donations to your  favourite chatlty with many  thanks. te  Our heartfelt thanks to Dr. Rogers  and the nutses and still of St.  Mary's lor theit thoughtful cere  and concern given to Cliff Bee-  man and his family during his illness M  We thank everyone lor their kindness and cards. D. Cocker and  Sons. M  Children's Hospital  Are you a woman In an unhappy  relationship, do you need to talk?  Call the Sunshine Coatt Transition House lor conlidenlial 24 hr.  service. 885-2944. TFN  You see me, I see you; In Ihe  bookstore, in the credit union, on  Maverick on a rainy day. How a  bout coffee sometime? #8  Easy going male, late lorties  would like to meet a lady who  enjoys dining in or oul, boating,  dancing, barbecues, fishing, quiet  lime, doing things together.  Nationality unimportant. Please  reply to Box 4, c/o Coasl News,  Box 68, Sechelt, BC. #9  Congratulations  ���f* Joe 4 Tammy Hanna ���#  Winners of a Valentine  �������� Night on us.*">����  Sunshine Lodge  North Rd. at Hwy 100, Gibsons  888-3321  KirslieOverhlll and John MacDon-  aid are pleased to announce the  speedy safe arrival of Clara Mac-  Donald on Febtuaiy 11, 1992  weighing 8 pounds, 12 ounces. A  sister lo Matthew and Rhoby.  Special thanks to Dr. Wendy Norman, Bev, June and SMH nursing  | stall lor their loving care.       #8  Jack and Millie Burchill, along wilh  Dale, Sally, Byron and Dagan  Banner are thrilled to announce  the sale arrival of their grandson,  nephew and cousin - Jack Burchill  Roberts. 'Baby Jack; Is the son of  Nancy and Colin. He arrived on  February 14,1992 weighing 8  pounds, 15 ounces at Grace Hospital, Vancouver. Welcome lo the  lamily Jack. #8  ATTENTION SENIOR CITIZENS  We will slack lirewood, do yard  work and general dean up.  NO JOB TOO SMALL  Call The Achievement Centre #10  INTERIOR RENOVATIONS  Painting, Wallpaper. Carpentry.  Call Bill Vestet 886-8095, references available. #10  Pot luck and Sull dancing Sat.,  Feb. 29 at 5pm at Mountalnsong.  8854170 ��8  BROOKS & MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.  Benjamin Moore Paints  LESLIE: Phyllis Eileen, late of  Gibsons, BC. Passed away on  February 14,1992 al Lions Gate  Hospital at the age of 67 years.  Predeceased by her mother and  lather, brothers Gordon and Preston and sister Audrey. Phyllis is  survived by her loving husband  Frank; two brothers Les and Don;  sons Bob and Colin, daughtets  Cheryl and Carol; daughter-in-law  Linda, son-in-law Phil; grandchildren Taylor-Rae and Colin.  Funeral services were held at  Devlin Funetal Home, Gibsons;  Reverend Esther North officiated.  Flowers gratefully declined. The  family asks that any donations be  made lo the Canadian Cancer  Society, Box 2015, Sechelt, BC.  #8  HUHTALA: Minnie E. of Gib-  sons.BC passed away on Feb.  18,1992 at Cambie Hospital,  Vancouver, BC at the age of 87  years. Predeceased by husband  Malti. Survived by sons John of  victoria, Roy (Mard); two grandchildren and two great-grandch��-  dren ol Arnprior, Ontario. Also  survived by sisters Jean and  Rene ol Courlenay, BC and brother Jack ol Duncan, BC. Prede-  ceased by sister Edith and brother  Dlck. Cremation: Glen Haven  Memorial Chapel Ltd. in care ol  anangernents. 88  Bus. 885-2923  Res. 885*5058  Did you know that Chlco's at  Sunnycrest MM carries the following brands: LA Seat Covers,  Johnathan Miller, Danial Hechter,  Oat Christine and more?      ��B  Book yout spring weekender  ladies' wear patty now. Call  Sandy 886-3921. #9  Looking lor SHAKLEE products?  Mavis, 885-7464 lor delivery. ��12  CANADIAN DUCK  STAMP PRINTS  Current and past  Issues on hand.  WE ARE the  Duck Stamp  Experts  Suncoast  Gallery  5639 Cowrie St. Sechelt  885-6322  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  685-7883,24 hour fine.       TFN  Does someone In your lamily  have a drinking problem? Call Al-  Anon 886-9903, 885-7484, 886-  9059. Al-Aleen 886-2565.     NC  Gibsons Minor Ball - Baseball  Registration Sunnycrest Mall Friday, Feb. 28,6-8pm; Sat., Feb.  29, ft-3pm; Friday, March 6, 6-  8pm; Sat., March 7, 11-3pm.  (Boys and gltts ages 5 to 14 as of  Dea3t,1991). ��*9  AduH children of Alcohotics or dis-  functlonal families please call  886-3849 or 8854622 lor help.  NC  While male cat with lawn patches  missing lor some time, grey &  white old tomcat 885-2819     *8  Two budgies, 1 blue male, t yellow lemale. Sunshine Coast Trailer Park area 886-2685.        ��8  Blue-eyed sheepdog needs room  to run. gentle.FREE 886-2448.118  Black OH-TB mate, very gentle,  no vices, $1200 OBO. 886-7820.  810  Professional Dog Grooming  Call Soames Clippers at 886-  4959 or 886-3306. *8  Registered Black Labrador puppies, ready mid March, $400.885-  7725 ��8  Malemute-Ardic woll pups, while.  F - $300., M ��� $400. Patents can  be seen, 885-9675 ss  SPCA SPAYING PROGRAM  Contact Then 8 Now Furniture,  699 Highway 101, Gibsons. 886-  4716 or Maries Fashions.    NC  Help reduce the pet over-population problem - spay or neuter your  pet. NC  Hemlock wood shavings lor horse  bedding (no cedar). Gibsons  Sand 8 Gravel, 886-8511.  Evenings, 885-2008. TFN  Registered Chesapeake Retrievers avail, lirst week In March,  $500,885-7826. #9  Boxer pups, champion line, $400.  886-7013. #10  Cuddly 5 mo. black 8 white male  Shepherd/Rotwelller lemale 4  mos Mack 6 white lab X, male, 4  mos. golden retriever male, 8 1/2  yrs. Shepherd X, 21/2 yrs., male,  black 8 while Doberman lemale  Rotweiller, male, 1 yr. 885-3484.  #8  TEH  Piano Tuning  repairs, appraisals  #  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843  Guitar lessons - beginner and  intermediate - Blues, Rock, Heavy  Metal and Classical styles. Reasonable rales. Call Aaron 886-  0959. #8  Yamaha organ, 2 kb. 886-7396*8  Yamaha PF70, 76 key electronic  piano with digital sequence  recorder FM sound generator,  $1750.885-5369. #10  8-piece Weslbury drum sel, gd.  cond., $350.883-2557. #9  Yvonne Barrle will now be working as an outside sales rep. lor  Elite Travel. Call 886-4862 or  886-2522. #12  Wanted - manure, tan be steer,  chicken or sheep. Call 220-2007  alter 2pm collect. TFNs  Cash for old wood burning cook  stoves, any condition. Collect alt.  6pm, 942-5066. #9  Used kitchen cabs, counter, etc.  reasonable. 886-7786.        #10  Cement mixer, motor with or without. 886-8251. #9  Alder Logs  Norvik Hardwoods Inc.  ''buys logs & standing timber  Contact: Ron Cox  Tel: 946-9878 Fax: 946-3769  Cellular 220-2814  7JI5 Hopcolt Road  Delia. B C V40 IB7  Free fill available, Roberts Creek.  #9  Fridge 4 Ireezer. 886-9039.    #8  Flea Market Gibsons Legion Han,  Sun., March 8,10-2pm, reserve  tables 886-7754 or 886-2798. #9  1'1   Appliiiiu i's  Mollal range, white with black  door, $75.886-9741. #9  Biand new 9 cubic loot freezer  with warranty, $275.886-8095  TFNs  White 2 door Iridge/lreezer, gd.  nin order, $125.886-0979.    #8  Collectible 1919 Longines wrist-  watch, sterling silver, works perfectly, sell oi tiade lot hunting  rifle. 886-2348. #10  Zero clearance F/P (used), $150;  anight F/P with blower 8 chimney  (used). $300.886-7333 aft. 7pm.  Near new washer/dryer with  stand, $600.884-5263.        #9  Dishwasher, microwave, $300  pair or $200 each. 885-0922  before noon. #9  Electric washer, $100, as is; two  electric stoves, as Is, $100. 886-  7625 #9  Rock maple dining suite, bullet,  hutch, table, 5 chairs, exc. cond.,  $1500.885-8813 #9  Solid oak table, 48' round with  22* leal. $400.886-8305.      #8  Apple green hide-abed; brown  loveseat, asking $125 (lor both).  886-7319. #8  Oft-white loveseat and chair, $90.  885-5369. #10  Deep Ireeze, $150; dining room  table S 4 chairs (Ikea style), $150,  9 drawer dresser, $50; 2 desks,  $30 6 $50, printer, $75. 8B6-  4697. #10  Colonial maple double bed with  box spring mattress, $450. 885-  2103. #8  Double bed, $75; new captains  bed, $250; table 8 4 chairs, $250;  naughahide sola bed, $300; rocking chair, $100; wooden cabinet,  $75; 2 hassocks, $25, or $900  takes aH. 883-2922. #9  King size lout poster knotty pine  waterbed, $400 obo. 886-8862.  TFNs  Sanyo portable cellular phone  compact, light weight, ergonomic  design grip belt, $850 OBO. 886-  7097. ss  Senco spiker, 2 1/4-3' as new,  $375,885-6275. ��9  Toshiba microwave 1.1 cu. II.  white, 720 watts, still under war-  tatity, hatdly used, many extra  leatutes, $175; Husky 2100  chainsaw w/30' bat, $350. 886-  2513. #9  Parking Horseshoe Bay weekly,  monthly, $55/mo��� $15/wk. 886-  8593. #8  Mini blinds, 46"x70" beige, 3 at  $20 each. 886-3441. #8  Boys 10 sp. bike, $50; 2 aiea  tugs, $75 ea.; Nintendo * 3  games, $150; 'Fool Fixer" loot  bath, $25; exetcise bike, $50.  886-8185 alter 6pm #8  SALE  8' cedai 4x4's. $6 each. 885-  5031. ss  DOCK installed on Bowen Island,  100 It. long, lined glulam beam  walkway supported by heavy steel  columns, c/w 35 It long aluminum  cantalever walkway. No float, best  offer. 925-1944. #10  DOWN TO EARTH  Mushroom manure, topsoil, local  or Fraser Valley, barkmulch.  Deliveted ot U pickup. Hoppy  885-2592, Ramon 885-7692.  #9  Rhodes elec. piano, works, $125;  Yamaha organ w/leafures, $1600;  bar set/2 stools, $100.886-7396.  #8  Oil heater, $35; 40 gallon gas  waler lank, $125; 185S ATC  $650 OBO; (lutnace, ice box  sink, pump, van window, fot RV  conversion, $125); doors, $5; 17  wash basin, $15.886-9292    #8  H.D. elec. lawnmower, rear catcher, $100; also 303 rifle w/scope,  ammo, $175, all OBO. Harold  885-5540. #9  Kenmore undercounter dishwasher, gd. cond.,$125; heavy duty circular saw, $40.886-6487    #10  79F250 4X4, $200; 73 Fl 50  needs reaiend, $500; '68 460  auto., gd. runner, $450 OBO; 8 ft.  Sabot with mast, $300 OBO; 40  HP Mete. O/B 8 controls, needs  tepait, $300 OBO; 14 It. speedboat on gd. trailer, $600 060; 75  18 ft. terry trailer, sell-contained,  nice unit, $4500 firm. Phone 883-  9610. #9  Seasoned lirewood. Phone Lee  885-9754 eves. #8  Automatic washer (rebuilt). 886-  3517. #8  Double box spring and mattress,  $25; Tappan white stove, gd.  work, cond., $40; baby change  table, $15; gas batbecue, $25.  883-2498. #10  German made exerdse bike, very  gd. cond. $50.886-9988.      #8  Shop manuals, 84-88 Chev Ford.  Complete set ol goalie equip.  886-8360. #10     I  Double/queen teak bed, speaker  stands, dressing table, desk, mattress, ringer washer, washer/spin  dryer, dryer, dishwasher, elec. I  range. 5x10 fl. thermal pane win-!  dow, single pane windows, lire- j  place insert 8 saddle. 886-8358. I  (10 j  Used kitchen cabinets, gd. cond.  886-9684. #8 '  AH items near new: Dintngioom 6  hall chandeliers light futures. $49  6 $24, replacement blue vertical  blind slats for patio door, $75.  baby clrpon dining seal. $19; 8  setting silver plate llatwear wilh  extras. $25; portable baseboard  heater 49', 1500 watt, $35; Evinrude 5 gallon gas lank, $49; Mem-  del men's hiking bools size 8 1/2,  only worn twice. $79. cross-cut  saw.$25; mechanics creeper,  $10; Iroe (new). $10; 2 Honda  155SR12 radial tries, low mileage.  $25 each 886-4772 #8  8 x 40' trailer $3000 or trade tor  W.H.Y. Box 1113 Gibsons      #9  1978 Ford pickup FI50, 4X4,  supet cab, auto, PS/PB. tuns  great. 23 f fibreglass boat priced  to sell 883-2250 #8  KITCHEN CABINETS  Kitchen cabinets, vanities, quality  custom mill work, repair and te-  linrsh Please call and ask about  our services. 885-4737. The  Powell Rivet Wood Wotks. 4562  Willingdon Ave. Powell River. #10  Moving Sale: Ouality appliances, r  fudges, stoves, washers, dryers, i  etc. reduced to sell. Phone Cornet '  Cupboard 8854434 or B|orn 885-  7897 #8 I  Dacor 950 XL Pacer, regulator 8 '  octopus full environmental kit,  Dacor M17 consul including SPG  8 depth gauge with digital timet 6  compass, $650; wrist compass,  $30; Coultrasub octopus. $30.  886-4743. #8  Float house, 750 sq. It. one  bdrm., propane appliances, wood  heal, $12,800 OBO. 885-1942. ss  HAY/Straw$4.00/Bale  GARDEN MULCH HAY  $3.50/Bale  OATS/WHEAT ,10/lb.  Phone 885-9357  TFN  SATELLITE SALES  Green Onion Earth Station  885-5644  TFN  Madntosh computer, 2 megs, tarn  800K internal drive, 400 K external drive, $750.886-7799.     (8  Heavy 13' aluminum boat 6 trailer, $850; '69 Chrysler 440 motor,  no rust, $650; oil lurnace, $125  OBO; 20' fibreglass boat, 350  motor, $4000.685-7738       #8  Bar set. two stools, $100; 4 post  king w/bed. oilers; new ultra  wash/dryer, $850; wicker high-  back chair; Weider workout bench  8 weights, $175. Yamaha organ.  886-73%. #8  CEDAR SHAKES 8 LUMBER,  any size. Will custom cut. 885  6669 or 885-5601, TFN  6 cyl. Ford marine diesel, 4 -1  capitol gear. $8500. o.b.o., or  trade for tractor plus cash, 886-  9��t. ss  Pay for 2 weeks,  get the 3rd week  FREE  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIEDS  $4  FOR ONE WEEK  Up to 10 words  25 cents for each additional word  Births, Lost, and Found FREE  All classified ads  must be pre-paid  before insertion.  SURE SELL CLASSIFIEDS  $15 up to 10 words  $1 each additional word  Your ad, selling one item only, will run 4 consecutive weeks, then  will he cancelled unless you instruct us to renew it by noon Saturday.  Not available for commercial advertisers.  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  "Friendly People Places" - 3pm Thusrdays  Gibsons & Sechelt  Noon Fridays  GIBSONS 886-2622  GIBSONS FAX 886-7725  SECHELT 885-3930  SECHELT FAX 885-3954 24  Coast News, February 24, 1992  4' PVC soM or perforated pipe  $11. ABS 4 $23.3 $15.2 $10 1  l,r. $8. a* iff lengths, wl ot*v  er 666-3910 TFN  Turbo Grata anth 3 games and E  access.$170080 885-4650 a*8  Exquisite satin wedding gown,  lace and beading, sue 10. cost  $800. asking $350 886-3653 M  Jacuzzi, bathtub deep rose mar-  Die, cokxx. 8 lets, 73*>36*��18 1/2*  3/4 HP molor wilh fixtures, low  profile Kotner toilet with bidet, also  2 sinks, aH of above in deep rose. '���  Coasl ovet $5000-$2500 lakes  all 885-4019. m !  5000 sq It used metal rooting  $1500, tar pot. $750. hydraulic  power pack. $250. Single drum  winch w/8 HP B6S engine.  $1200; B8S waterpump. $125  885-5448. 18  Towing  lata  Imurtd  (.aid car rccvcling  (ash fur BM9 cars  and .lean runners  fiw Pith-up  Japanese 1 European Car  Repair Work on all make's and  models, general mechanics and  electrical repairs. AJ Auto  Repaats 885-5496 Frank or Tony  ���10  1981 Ctiev Matbu 4 dr, 267 VS.  one owner, nice cond, good tires.  886-8320. 110  I960 Muslang Glaa, 3 dr. hatch. 6  cyl 4 spd. OD. factory sunrool,  exc. cond, $3000 OBO. 886-  2907 .8  Almond GE matching W/D. $550;  gold rocker. $20 OBO. 886-7395.  ��8  ���Si*  BOBCAT &  MINI EXCAVATOR  FOR RENT  Attachments available  DAY. WEEK. MONTH  886-8538  1982 Chrysler New Yorker, 4  door, 86,000 kms, runs excellent,  $2000 firm or trade. 886-2348.110  Must MM NO GST119881/2 Ford  Escort only 37,000 km, 6 year a  100,000 km warranty. First owner.  2 dt. LX, loaded, asking $5900.  Wany 886-3862. M  1981 Dodge Challenger, new  tites. brakes, rad, exhaust etc.  One owner, $2150 060. 886-  3868. W  1986 Fiero GT 2.8 L, V6 4 sp.,  AM/FM Cass, sunroof, bik/gr interior, exc. oond, J75O0.886-3097.  M  '87 Dodge Colt, 4 dr., aulo.,  PS/PB, 1 owner, $4300. 885-  7421 M  1981 Plymouth Horizon automatic, new iJres, hakes 8 muffler, gd.  working order, $995. 885-6365  eves,885-1964days. H  1939  Dodge Sedan, $2200 060. 885-  5031. M  1981 Chev Suburban, rusty but  runs tine, $500 or trade lor utifity  trailer. 886-7885. #8  1977 Ford Granada V8 auto, exc.  cond, 69,000 ks, $1800. 885-  3374.       ss  I960 Pontiac Phoenix 4 cyl, 4  spd., exc. cond., $1000. 886-  7378. SS  1980 Volvo 240 2 dr, sunrool,  cass, 2nd owner, $3400. 886-  3811. #8  CASHPAID  Fa Some Cars And Trucks  Dead Car Removal  Abex Used Auto Putt  and Towing  886-2020  TFN  CHEAP! FBI/U.S. SEIZED  89 MERCEDES ��� $200 86 VW -  $50. 87 Mercedes - $100. 65  Mustang ��� $50. Choose from  thousands, starting $25. Fin 24  Hour Recording Reveals Details,  801-379-2935. Copyright ���  BC104JC. #9  1976 Vofare Wagon, slant 6, tsfi-  abte, low mileage. Asking $600  886-3841. ss*  1973 Super Beetle, $2500 obo.  883-9234. ss  Estate sale. 1977 Cadillac, low  mileage, good shape. Offers.  866-3306.      ss  I960 Camaro 305 auto., T-Tops,  Rally rtms, $2600. 885-7113.  SS  Used Camaro T-Top, $495 lor he  set, with covers, 886-9500 anytime. u  1976 Cordoba, one owner, low  mileage, great cond. m 8 out, ask-  ing $2500 885-4831 M  T981 Buick Skylark (blue) front  w/d, new brakes/rotecs, 2 new  tires, p/s, p/b, 6 cyl, $4200 060  886-33B8 #8  1986 Ford Escort 2 dr, H/B 4 cyl,  4 spd., f owner, exc. cond.,  records, $3200 C80.886-9290.  ___^ M  1981 wMe Dodge van, first $1500  lakes. 886-3705 ask for Dennis or  Doug. 89  Mercedes 280SE 1970, dark  green, $3500 OBO. Call 885-  B275.  #9  1976 New Yorker, A-1 cond., low  $(900,886-9025.     ��9  1988 Mustang LX. 5.0 litre, tttt  sleeiing, AM/FM stereo cass,  70.000 kms. N S mint cond,  $8995 060 886-7889.        110  400 cu in. small Mock, tour barrel  Chev New top end Reconditioned tiuck lad. You take out.  $700060 886-2391. 110  1987 Mercury Tracer. 4 spd, exc.  cond , $3500 OBO. 885-7855.  885-7626 810  1975 Chrysler Cordoba gd. motor,  runs well. $395. 885-5937. site  56. 19  1974 Pinto wagon, runs well,  brakes, muffler. $350.883-2214.  1985 Dodge Aries LTD, PS/PB,  bucket seats, ait cond, must see,  $3500.886-9039 aft. 6pm.     89  1981 Datsun SX200, 123,000  kms, runs greal, needs some  minor work, $600 OBO. 884-  5263. #9  1976 AMC Pacer runs good,  $1000060.886-2088. #9  1975 Olds. Cutlass Supreme,  $600 obo. 886-8862.        TFNs  '82 Mustang Hatchback, 4 cyl,  good condition. $1800.886-3457.  ss  1974 Okfsmobile, new brakes and  exhaust. Mechanically sound,  $2400 obo. 885-1943. ss  1983 Ford Escort, 4 door, excellent condition, $2495. Will ceroid-  ertrade. 886-2111,days.      ss  '87 F250 XLT, Lariat SC 4X4,  propane, loaded, extras. $14,500.  885-7016. 110  77 Wagoner 401, auto, propane  power, O-frack. new motor, tranny  8 front brakes. 886-2275 aft. 6  pm. 810  79 Ford 3/4 ton w/canopy, new  brakes, tites. $2400 OBO. 886-  3811. ffi  Beat the GST, 1988 Pathfinder  S.E. 4X4, low kms, all options,  beautiful truck. $14,900. 885-  7697. ��9  Guiness record holder, 1971  International 30 fl. truck, parts or  lix up, as is. 888-7860 eves, 7-  9pm. H  1965 Toyota SR5 4X4, 5 spd,  long box, cap, H/D bumpers with  trailer hitch, cass. deck, V.G.C.,  $7800060.886-7827. 19  1977 F250 crewcab, 351 mod,  auto, P/S, canopy spate motor  and trans, $1600.886-8682. ��8s  Freight liner w/250 Cummins  diesel 6 hyd. pump w/controls,  $4000 885-5448 #8  32 5th Wheel single axel Brentwood trailer, $1750,885-5448. ��8  1948 Fargo dumplruck, $500.  885-5448. #8  '83 Ford 3/4 Ion propane, $3500;  73 Chev 3/4 ton, $800.8864204  19  1980 3/4 ton Ford, 6 cyl, gd. rubber, Al shape, $3200.883-9570.   19  1985 Chev S10 Blazer, lahoe  pkg, PS/PB, aitto/O.D., AM/FM  stereo cass, 2.6 L V6 engine, gd.  cond, $6500 060.8864853. #9  1988 Chev. Cheyenne 1/2 ton  pick-up, 4.3 litre V6, PS/P6,  61,000 km, box mat, toolbox,  $9700. 885-2836,885-7413.  SS  1985 Bronco II4X4, auto, CD  player, gd. cond, $7500 OBO.  Days 886-9332 aft. 7 eves. 886-  ata ss  77 Chevy Nomad, deluxe window  van, parts. 886-2878. ss  Chevy 3 ton truck, working power  tail gate, parts only. $700 060.  885-9500. SS  1953 Chev. 1/2 ton. Rebuilt  engine. Radiais, $2700 obo.  885-1943. st  1990 Dodge Grande LE Caravan,  loaded, 40,000 kms, best offer.  8854026. M  m*m��  Alaskan camper. 8 fl. At shape  $1300 883-9570 19  1975 Dodge Maxr Van. 3-way  fudge, stove, furnace, toilet, sink,  $7300 886-3306 SS  SfCKUUUMf  sums ire.  Clltlll llll WHTII  MCUMC    M N A M S  M A B V C    ��� Marine  Surveyors ano Consultants  M.V Blacklist). 24' Owens, well  appointed large fish deck. Coasl  Guard inspected, featuring new  Swann auto, anchor pkg, new  LMS, 200 w/Loran C. new tenters  6 brackets, mooring lines, new  windows, completely rellnished  hull and swrmgrnj, new handrails,  Hush mount Fishon rod holdets  (5) FWC 316 Chrysler, $8,000.  885-7977. ss  Rubber raft: Avon-Rover R3-40,  max. 15 HP, 1/2 price, $2200.  885-2306. ss  mm  c-JOD  Lanterns  Cabin Heaters  Galley Ranges  Barbeques  Furnaces  Hot Water Units  Agents in Gibsons  Gibsons  Stove Den  467 Marine Dr.  886-WARM  12' aluminum cartop boat, $525.  865-2155. 89  Chrysler 48 HP outboard lor parts  only, mid 70's controls/cables,  $135.886-4811 or 886-3838. #10  9.9 Johnson O/B sail drive, elec.  Start, 1982, $200. 886-7534 or  886-2511 all 5pm. 810  1990-25HPYahamaw/new  controls plus 16' wooden boat 8  tral, exttas, $2700. Jane 885-  #9  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-30-40-50-70 HP 1989-  1990 Evinrudes. Excellent condition. Lowe's Resort, 883-2456.   TFN  Yesl There is a reliable local  propellor repair service. 885-  5278 TFN  22' Sangsler, 302, V8. 888 Merc  leg, motor rebuilt new manifolds,  hard top, trailer, extras, $6500.  886-8443. SS  19' Inboard Clinker runabout, very  fast and in top condition, surveyed  value $8500, oilers 8 trades considered. 886-2738. SS  Highliner trailer, like new, 1000  kg, 14* tires, $1700 OBO. 886-  3001. ss  1979 27' Bayliner Victoria C/8.  255-280 Leg, new engine, low  hours, lots of exttas, $24,900  OBO. 463-8919 or 463-6959. ss  18' Davidson sailboat, new main,  new cushions, exc. cond, $3800.  885-9333. SS  1981 - 2270 Bayliner explorer,  Volvo 125 HP FWC, VHF, D/S,  computer centre, galley head,  sleeps 4, heater, camperback, low  hrs, $19,800. WW consider 18 ft.  cuddy on trailer as part trade.  8864743. 88  New ModuUne 14x70 2 bdrm. ind.  fridge, stove, d/w, w/w, drapes,  $44,900 SCMHP, 886-9826. TFN  Two bedroom home in Big Maple  Park. Has washer, dryer, dishwasher, stove 8 fridge and Is in  eiroellent condition 886-8320. #9  12'x60' Knight mobile in exc.  cond, 1 bdrm. with 'bum-ins', panelled in eastern pine, mahogany  and rosewood. Spacious  kitchen/dining combo. Large  IffxaW deck with 16x10' canopy.  Fully skirted in removable metal  sheets. Two storage shops, 8'x12  with too amp service, 4 appis,  fully carpeted, 1 1/2 yrs. pad  rental pre-paid on 31/2 acre site.  886-8114. #8  Sunshine Coast Mobile Home  Sates ��� New and used - pad specials or private property. See us  tor the best deals. Charles 886-  9826. TFN  By owner, 12x68 mobile home,  cal 866-3039,886-7306.       N  24x52 three bdrm. doublewlde 5  appl, must be moved avail. mid-  March, $35,000.886-9229.     ss  '66 Honda Aspencade, exc.  cond, garage kept. $7500 886-  9595 ss  Motocare step through gd oond,  $350 886-2205 #9  1985 Nina 900. $3200 080 886-  8622 DO  Montasa 250. on-road/otf-road.  exc shape. $1200 $899. 886-  7655 or 220-9564 ss |  1986 Yamaha XT600, exc cond.  885-5564 ���  3 bdim. house, between Hall-  moon Bay/Rbts. Ck.885-7897 W  Mature professional man works In  Sechelt 4 days a week, seeking I  or 2 bdtm. lurnished house ot  cabin 885-8814 or 1-536-1581 on  WCOTWluS. dfl  Gibsons businessman and lamily  urgently require 2-3 bdrm. house  Gibsons-Rots. Ck, exc. rels. 886-  3673. 88  ADVERTISING  FOR TENANCY  British Columbia legislation prohibits advertising which discriminates in the rental of property.  For example a person who  stipulates 'no children' as a  condition ol rental would be in  violation ol Ihe Family Status  and the Human Rights Ads. The  landlord who places the advertisement and Ihe newspaper  which publishes il would both be  in contravention of the legislation  and could have a complaint filed  against them. The Coasl News  will therelore not accept such  discriminatory ads.  N/S lemale seeking same for  shared accommodation In my  home, $350/mo. plus 1/2 utils lor  April 1. North Rd, Gibsons 886-  8095. TFNs,  Avail, immed, 3 bdrm. home with  2 bathrooms, beautllul view ol  water, storage room 6 W/D ind,  $750/mo��� rels. a must. 936-5588.  810     Sunshine Coast Senior Citizens i  housing society is accepting applications lor rentals of bachelor and  one bdrm. suites in Greene Court.  Phone 885-5962 lor further information. 811  New 1 bdrm. cottage on  Redroolts Rd. with ocean view.  Space lor garden. Suitable 1 person, no pets, $550 Ind. utils. 885-  5114. #10  Live by the new marina, cozy, 2  bdim. duplex. 581-8078 reverse  charges. 810  Large 2 Bdm.  view, fireplace, solarium,  central Gibsons $650  Grant  REALTY LTD. 866-3330  Garden Bay, 2 bdrm. home, all  appliances, dean 8 comfortable,  avail, until Oct. '92. No pets.  $625/mo. NRS Century West  Realty Ltd. Properly Management, 885-2235. #8  2 bdrm. small bsmt. 6 gnd./flt.  rVmarkiaw/yd. $450. B86-7400.  ���10  2 bdrm. large view, new, 5 appis.  #1.631 Jacks Lane, $730.1-736-  4904 #8  Gibsons main floor, 3 bdrm.  washer/dryer, dose to amenities,  avail. March t, $700/mo. 1-469-  0822 #10  Shared accom. April 1, $350/rno.  plus utils., North Rd, Gibsons.  886-9095 TFNs  Bright Spacious New f Bdrm.  ground level basemenl suite,  Gower PI. area, Gibsons, non  smoker please, $550 with utils,  wasr/dryer, microwave. 886-9596.   #9  Bright, clean view suite, avail,  immed, $500 ind. utils. 886-2565  lv. mess. #9  1 bdrm. shared accomodation in  large house, Gibsons, $550/mo  886-8952. #9  2 bdrm. house Lower Gibsons,  $750.886-8204. ��9  2 bdrm. house, garage, large  yard, stove 8 fridge, W/D, F/P, 1  Mock from ocean, Soames Point,  1 mile from ferry, $700 1-738-  2254 aft. 6pm. 88  2 bdrm, fridge, stove, basement,  workshop. $450 plus utils. 883-  8676 n  Two females for shared accom. in  large house on acreage in Rbts.  Ck. pets no problem, $300/mo.  Incl. W/D, cable, phone. 886-  2875. #8  INRS  PKOPEK'n  MANAGEMENT  SERVICES       II 32   Commer  "        tor Rent  i  M  JaW  Steve Sawyer  ' Kt Milcnli.il  ' I "iiiiiit'm.il  ' liitluMii.il  1 retirement unit  available  Restrictions apply  References  required  Call Steve  Seamount Industrial  park, 1500 (t) sq ft.  with office, messa-  nine, etc. Beautiful  high quality building  with highway exposure. Huge bay doors,  good parking, clean -  available immediately.  We will   ���   Screen potential renters  Do rnoving-rn inspection  Arrange for maintenance.  & repairs  Collect the reni & damage  deposit  disburse rent monies lo  owner  Do moving-out Inspection  FOB LEASE  Vp|)iiixini)iti-h H(N) tu  I.MHIsil.fl. nl ialuiIons  itlin- \p;iit- in lovta-r  (ailiMiiis area. I.hikI-  IiimI nnav prmida- siiiiia-  U-iiM-tiiilil uii|iimriiu<iits.  FOR LEASE  LOCATION  LOCATION  LOCATIONI  Fabulous retail space  immediately adjacent to  Galiano Market, Sechelt  (Bernadette's Galleries)  Perlect location lor your  retail business.  Avoid all the hassles  and problems and tor  |ust a pittance.  CALL the Property  Management Expert  STEVE SAWYER at  GIBSONS  REALTY LTD.  886-2277  Gibsons, spadous bright 2 bdrm.  townhouse with view, 1600 sq. It.,  1 1/2 baths, 4 appl., Sunshine  Ridge, $760 avail. March 1.531 ���  0690 colled. TFN  2 bdrm mobile home, ptivate lot,  neat shops, Sechelt. $470 885-  3676 ��8  Shared accom. in large house  with pool 6 sauna on Pratt Rd.  886-4867 #9  Near Gibsons Marina 2 bdrm,  ground lloor $525. Arthur 885-  9859 #9  3 Bdrm Home $725/lnclusive  Top Floor, attractive, balcony,  storge, nice yard. Good neighborhood. Upper Gibsons, inc. all util.  8 cable. Avail Mar 1 886-2691 or  686-3129 #9  Gibsons, 2 bdrm. mobile partially  turn., secluded area, avail,  immed., $575.1-687-5437.    #8  Modem 2 bdrm. waterlront house,  adult oriented Secret Cove area,  avail. Mar. 1, N/S, no pets, $600.  883-2423. #10  Clean 3 bdrm. townhouse, over  1600 sq. ft. 1 1/2 balhs, centrally  located Gibsons, view ol harbour  all appliances avail., $750 plus  utils. Call 596-4721. 844-0164 #8  Shared accommodation in lamily  home, Sechelt, close to amenities, reasonable rent, utils., avail.  now 8854414. #8  Room in 3 bdrm. house, preler  N/S single lemale, lower Gibsons,  $275 utils. Incl., Box 370, c/o  Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons,  BC VON IVO. #10  Avail, immed., 2 yr. old 3 bdrm.  home, enclosed garage lull basement, Langdale, $850.886-7392.  #10  New 1 bdrm. bachelor suite,  panoramic view, hydro and cable  ind., $650.886-7394. #10  Lovely 3 bdrm. home on cul-de-  sac, greenhouse/solarium, dbl.  garage, Gibsons, $800/mo. 886-  4516 or colled 2224034.      #8  SECHELT t BDRM. APT.  Excellent amenities, brand new,  professional, N/S, $550/mo. 885-  7161 eves. TFN  View home 2 bdrm. den, lower  Gibsons, Ind. appl. avail. March  1, $675.886-3013 fv. mess.   #9  350 sq It ollice/shop space in  attractive building available April  1. call 886-4716 daytime except.  Wednesday. 19  Office/wotkshop space. 1500 sq.  n Venture Way 886-8615 ot 886-  2231 #10  Light Industrial 750 sq. ft., Gibsons, avail. Mar. 15, $475/mo.  Call I-921-6751 #9  Davis Bay, Wilson Creek Halt  available. Wheelchair facilities,  885-2752,885-9983. #12  Roberts Creek Halt avail. dances,  parties, weddings. Yvonne 886-  7815 TFN  RETAIL FOR LEASE  Seaview Place, Hwy. 101, Qlbsons, 650 sq. It. Lome, 1-733-  9863. #10  STORAGE  Heated, pallatized, gov't  approved. Len Wray's Transler  Ltd. 886-2664 TFN  1176 sq.ft. Retail  Hwy. 101  $835.00 por mo. net  1583 sq.lt. commercial  $660 per month net  Waterfront restaurant  space, partial equip.  $2750 per month net  2.000-10,000 Square  feet Hwy. exposure, will  build to suit  Grant  REALTY LTD. 886-3330  34. Help Wanted  VOLUNTEERS  NEEDED  Secretary needed for  Heritage Society. Must  have a typewriter or  computer. Can do work at  home. 2-4 hours per  month.  Local Arts Organization  needs help on Wednesdays evenings with films  S other art projects betwwen  7:30 pmi 10:30 pm  Program Assistant for  Local seniors program.  Work can be done at  home. Approx. 2-4 hours  per month  Office Assistants needed on Wednesday afternoons between 1 pm & 4  pm. Must have pleasant  telephone manner. Good  job expe-rience.  Adult Chaperones needed for leen centre  Saturday evening- Once a  Month?  For these and more  opportunities please  contact the Volunteer  Action Centre,  885-5881  A service provided for by  the Ministry of Social  Services and Housing  Local Drywall Co. seeking motivated starter. Some experience  necessary. Own transportation  prerred. Box 1813 Gibsons.    #8  Pro-shop assistant (torn Mar. 1 to  Sept. 30. Golfing knowtedoe, cash  handling, good public relations.  Drop resume at Clubhouse, Pender Harbour Golf Course.      #9  P/T yard worker, R/C area, $8  cash. 886-7786. #8  $40,000/yrl READ BOOKS and  TV Scripls. Fill oul simple  Jike/donl like' lorm. EASYI Fun,  relaxing al home, beach, vacations. Guaranteed paychecks.  FREE 24 hour recording 801-379-  2905 Copyright DBC104EB.  #14  $200-$S00 WEEKLY Assemble  products al home. Easy! No selling. You're paid dited. Fully guaranteed. FREE 24 hour recording.  801-379-2985 Copyright  ��BC104DH #14  BEAT THE RECESSION!!  Assemble our produds at home.  Great income potential. Call  amazing 24 hr. Recorded message lor free details (604) 623-  2380 exl. #A74. #12  Wanted: 79 overweight people  Lose 10-29 lbs. pet month. 100%  natural, doctor recommended. We  pay you. Serious callers only.  533-5576. #8  EARN MONEY reading books!  $30,000/yr. income potential.  Details (1) 805-962-8000, ext.  CY-308. #8  Be part of a young, dynamic video I  team! Pant��� and U-kne pennons available Send resumes to  Budjet Video Box 430. Gibsons,  BC VON IVO 910  New run salon in Gfcsons opening soon Is looking for  mawager/slylst. Send resume to:  Sumax Ent. Ltd., c/o 3391 Carl-  bM.Powe" River, BCVSA SKI.  #10  Friendly, reliable, conscientious  dass 4 (bus driver), ft/pt. 886-  9318. #8  For your sewing repairs and alteration needs, phone 886-7160. #8  CaUng all dubs, teams and pubs.  We do custom T-shirt printing.  Stepping Stones. 885-8922 (W)  8854634. #9  DAVE'S PAMTMQ  Paint your home, brighten your  file, reasonable rates. Call 883-  9435 #9  WHtSTURS  One Ton Truck Service  Rubbish removal, landscaping,  tree removal, hauling etc. - seven  years experience, free estimates.  885-2870. #9  KAYNOR  Interior cleaning big or small,  bonded 8 reliable. 884-5324 or  886-2328. #13  PAINTING UNLIMITED Sott  Avery 886-9577 #8  COAST TREE  Topping, Falling, Danger Tree  Removal, fully insured, prompt  setvice. 885-9577 or 849-1748  HerbBeam. #8  fr  ^  pirst class, laser printed,)  word processing is now  available in Gibsons!  Professional Resumes  Correspondence etc.  For appointment call  886-4740  Confidential  Sectttarial Services  Satisfaction guaranteed!  ^  yj  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD.  Topping- Limbing ��� Danger Tree  Removal, Insured, Guaranteed  Work. Free estimates. 885-2109.   TFN  CREATIVE CUSTOM FRAMING  Certified professional picture  framer, SunCoast Gallery, 5(39  Coarrte, sechelt. 8854322. #10  YORKSHIRE GARDENER  Lawn problems? Garden out ol  control? Need tree pruning, hedge  shaping? Friendly, reliable service. Fully insured. Commerdal $  residential. References available.  FRED 8853526. TFN  I Cirtlflttl law Pilar  JDH MILL SERVICES  ELECTROLUX - leader In floor  care produds since 1924 needs a  teachable stable, part-time or lull-  time service rep. to cal on existing customers in Sechell area. No  investment, opportunity to earn at  much as $300 on one package or  $200-300 on service per/wk. Cal  collect 980-6507. Ask for Mr.  Masoud or 886-8053. #10  Sharpening 1 Repairs  to all cutting tools  Jamli Harrap  Jpeaa asi-nu  MAN with one Ion wl do rubbish  removal, landscaping, ttee  removal, hauling, etc. Seven  years eirpetience. Free estimates,  Patrick 885-2870. ��  Home and yard maintenance,  grass cutting, painting, debris and  yard dean-tip, carpentry, gardening, landscaping, fences, retaining  walls, turf installation, Interlocking  stones. Terry 883-9297        #9  CCOLRUNMNGS  Light hauling, rubbish removal,  small yard work, odd jobs 885-  3917 #11  Bob 8 Denis Renovations -  Additions, Decks, Hot Tubs, Sky  lights, Painting, Welding, Fences.  Omcalwlldoltal.885-3817.ff8  House cleaner available, hard  working, honest, light hauling,  garbage removal. 886-8593. #10  Experienced journeyman Insulator  request work for house insulating,  low prices. Call Dean Thomas  886-9250. #9  Complett Bobcat Services  Excavating - Backfing  Retaining Walls -Trenching  LijndscapeConstrijction  Drainage  8864538  TFN  Dew. 881-9775.  Bulldoiorrtruck, tools, malnle-  nance man avail, yard work, carpentry, painting, plumbing, lire-  wood, rubtash removal. No job too  sma�� Dave 886-9081 #10  Aaralng, power raking, rejuvenating lawns, brush cutting, rubbish  lemovti. 885-2371 #9  B. Varco, carpenter, lootings,  foundations, decks. 885-7977  ���ves. #11  Will prep and paint your vehicle  tor $300.8864309 aft 6pm.   #6  Let me get your yard ready lor  spring, 8tt/ht. 898-2448.     #10  Carpenter tor hire; will build  decks, sheds, do renovations, siding, etc. Cat Doug 885-5855. #8  Looking lor reliable, responsible  babysitter slatting Immed. tot  details cal 866-7997. #9  Mother ol two will babysit In my  home preleirably two years and  up. Gibsons 886-9360.        #10  Babysitter needed lor 3  preschoolers, Langdale area, 3  days per week, AM's 5 days,  starting Mardi 1.886-2749.    (8  Halfmoon Bay Chid Care Centre  has spaces available lor children,  age 18 mos. to 6 yrs. 685-3739.   #9  Mother of 2 with childcare exp.  will babysit In her home beside  Gibsons Elementary. 8B6-7t60.#8  Molly Mouse Day Care spaces  available -16 months to school  age. Fun-lied caring envlronmenl  with early childhood trained staff.  886-3913. #8  Full or part lime couples and individuals lot business of your own.  Local Amway distributor assists  you for splendid opportunity. 885  7144 or 886-9479.   #13  Come Home Cale 12 yrs. In business, for sale Inquire 886-2831 in  am #10  Are you open minded? Would you  like lo be your own boss? PT ot  FT. I'm expanding my marketing  bus. on the Coast To discuss  profit potential call 8854064. #10  IN-HOME PROFESSIONAL  STEAM CLEANINB  Carpets ��� Upholstery   a��,  POWERFUL TRUCK-MOUNTED /?%,  EQUIPMENT M   ,-!  BEST POSSIBLE RESULTS  JUST ASK AROUND'      >'  886-3823  ��� DIVISION OF KBI DEVMES  a soil riiXMtcavHiiaas  ���KEY'S GARDEMNQ SERVICE  Pi*Jnii*fl,a-praying,lawncui-Jng,  tartMng. minor MtMoniMto  8854968. #9  BllJlER.-LANOSCAPER  Avasabfe ImnvsrJtMy for al types  yard and cortstjucrJon work. Con-  tred basis or hourly rate. Dave  885-9493. #g  Request for Proposals  Visitor (Interpretive)  Programs  Ministry ot Environment,  Lands and Parka  The Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks  invites separate proposals  for the purpose of operating visitor (interpretation)  programs within:  1. Alice Lake/  Porteau Cove  Provincial Parks  2. Porpoise Bay  Provincial Park  To register your interest  and receive a copy of the  Request for Proposal, provide cash or a non-refundable Certified Cheque tor  $26.75 (QST included) to  the Minister of Finance  and Corporate Relations  to:  B.C. Parks  Garabaldl/Sunshlno  District, Alice Lake  Provincial Park  Box 220  Brackendale, B.C.  V0N1H0  Phone:898-3678  or  Government Agent,  102 Teredo Street,  Sechett, B.C.  Information regarding the  Alice Lake/Porteau Cove  opportunity may be  obtained from Chris Plate  at 898-3678.  Information regarding the  Porpoise Bay opportunity  may be obtained from Al  Jenkins at 885-9019  A mandatory information  meeting will be held on  March 3,1992 at the District Office indicated  above. Anyone interested  in submitting a proposal  must attend this meeiing  and must purchase the  proposal documents prior  to the meeting.  The deadline for submitting proposals is 3:00 pm,  March 23,1992.  Minister ot Environment,  Lands and Parks Coast News, February 24, 1992  25  Seward Shell  in Lower Gibsons  announces a  25L a day give-away  of Shell Gold Premium Unleaded      or Bronze Gasoline  With any purchase of 2SL of any type of gas  at SEWARD SHELL only, you will get a chance  to win 2SL of Shell Gold or Bronze.  DRAW THE It>I.L< aWllNCi DAY BY ANY RANIX)M CUSTOMER  ephemera  Scout leaders look ahead  Seoul leaders from all parts uf the Vancouver/Coast Region gathered at Camp Byng recently for an educational conference  Conference organizer Mel Tupper told the more than 70 delegates  that the movement is looking for Dynamic Scouting in '92 and  onward.  "I challenge you to get something oul of this weekend for yourself  and your Scouting The youth of today are counting on quality programs and activities. It's up to you." Tup|ier said  A lively Saturday morning workshop on communications and marketing, let by BC Hydro's Ian Tail, was designed lo give delegates  basic skills in communicating. The afternoon was centered around the  main theme of Dynamic Scouting.  The Vancouver/Coast Region covers Powell River, The Sunshine  Coast, Squamish, West Vancouver, North Vancouver, Vancouver and  Richmond. For more information on local scouting programs, phone  (Catherine Trueman, 883-2282.  remember when  �� w m m \f  Ministry ol Environment, Lands and Parks  INVITATION TO TENDER  Sargeant Bay, Desolation Sound/Roscoe Bay. Skookumcbuk  Narrows/Smuggler's Cove Provincial Parks.  The Ministry ol Environment. Lands and Parks invites lenders lor the  purpose ol operating Ihe recreational facilities within Satgeant Bay,  Desolation Sound/Roscoe Bay, Skookumchuk Narrows/Smuggler's  Cove Provincial Parks lor a period ol three (3) years.  The Parks are located in the Powell River and Sunshine Coast areas.  A mandatory bidders meeting will be held at:  (t) Powell River Provincial Park Office, Provincial Court  House, March 3,1992,10:00 AM, for Desolation  Sound/Roscoe Bay Provincial Parks.  (2) Porpoise Bay Provincial Park Office, March 4,1992,  10:00 AM, lor Sargeant Bay Provincial Park.  (3) Porpoise Bay Provincial Park Office, March 5,1992,  10:00 AM, for Skookumchuk Narrows/Smuggler's  Cove Provincial Parka.  Anyone attending the meeting must be registered and in possession  of Ihe lender documents.  To register your interest and receive a copy ol the tender package,  provide cash or a nonrefundable certified cheque lor $26.75 (GST  included) payable to the Minister ol Finance and Corporate Relations.  Documents may be obtained al:  Government Agent, Powell River.  Government Agent, Sechell.  Garibaldi/Sunshine District  Alice Lake Provincial Park  Box 220. Biackendale, B.C. VON 1H0  Tel: 898-3678  Documents will be available only until February 21,1992.  Potential proponents are advised thai:  (a) Park lands, facilities and resources shall remain in Ihe  ownership ol the Province. _  (b| The Ministry may reject any or all tenders submitted.  Information on this opportunity may be obtained (torn the Sunshine  Coast Zone Manager at Ihe Alice Lake Provincial Park Office.  Ministry ol Transportation & Highways  Hired Equipment Registration  The Ministry of Transportation and Highways in Ihe  Howe Sound District is compiling its Hired Equipment List and advises all persons or companies  wishing to have their rentable equipment such as  trucks, backhoes, loaders, excavators, graders,  rollers, scrapers or tractors listed, that they should  contact the Sunshine Coast Sub-District Office at  1016 Seamount Way, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  (Phone: 886-2294).  Previously listed equipment must be re-registered  Current policy will not permit the hiring o! equipment  that is not registered with the Ministry. This Ministry  will be hiring local equipment (where available) lor  projects in their area.  Deadline for registration in ttje District Is March  19,1992  Applications received after this date will be recorded  in a late registration list, and consequently may not  receive a shate of the available work.  Peter R. Milburn, P. Eng.  Disttict Highways Manager  Howe Sound/Sunshine Coast  Dated at North Vancouver, B.C.  this 10lh day of February. 1992  A*kb  Province of  British Columbia  Ministry of Transportation  and Highways  40. Too Late  to Classify  Foi tent, very small S/C suite, lor  single person, Gale Avenue,  Sechelt. Avail. 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Unique opportunity. Respectable permanent upper income, Immediate cash flow.  Not glamorous or high-tech,  yet stable, with repeat cus  tomers. Need ethical individual who can manage own  business. Investment required for exclusive territory  and lull training. 650-2113.  EXPANSION! International  corporation planning market  thrust (his area. All indicators  for success are in place. Solid  financing, sound management, good products, proven  market, top compensation.  Don't wait. Benefit from being a forerunner with this exciting new opportunity. Call  Charles at Dega Distributors.  1-800-665-3032.  Specialized Automotive Centre-contracts with two major  Canadian companies. Protected dealership territory.  Wananty and client list available. High volume location.  Unobstructed, ocean view.  Located on Vancouver Island  In beautiful Comox Valley.  Stock and equipment  $65,000. Terms available.  More info call 334-0215 after  6 P.M.  BUSINESS PERSONALS  Fun-filed love lite. People ask  Dr. Don 'where can we get  sexual products discretely?'  Now they're available-privacy  guaranteed. Order catalogue  $5.50 to: Dr. Don's Products  #1173-1124 Lonsdale Ave.,  N. Vancouver, B.C. V7M2H1.  Striking colour figure photos  of West Coast models. For  sample photo and Info, write  Bonny S. Box 2069-R MPO  Vancouver, B.C. V6B 3S3.  Include postage. Adults only.  COMING EVENTS  LEARN THE CRAFT of romance writing. Come to Rendezvous '92 in Calgary and  enjoy a May weekend workshop with Senior Editors from  Harlequin, Silhouette and  Loveswept and established,  published authors Judith  Duncan, Kathleen Korbel,  Naomi Horton. Paula Detmer  Riggs and Vanessa Grant.  Edlor group appointments will  be available. Call Colleen  (403)243-0726 or Darlene  403)251-6117 now!  VANCOUVER ISLAND COMPUTER SHOW. Saturday,  March 7, 10 A.M - 8 P.M.,  Sanscha Hall, Sidney, B.C.  $4,000 in Door Prizes. Roland  Canada Music Demonstrations. Information Seminars.  Toll-tree 1-978-6190.  EDUCATION  TRAIN TO MANAGE an  Apartment/Condominium  building. Many jobs available.  Governmenl licensed home  sludycertilicalioncourse. Call  tor details: (6041681-5456 or  1-800-665 8339.  Learn Income Tax Preparation or Basic Bookkeeping.  Tax deductible certificate  courses. For Iree brochures,  no obligation: U a R Tax Services, 1345 Pembina Hwy.,  Winnipeg. MB R3T 2B���, 1-  800-665-5144, or fax 1-204-  284-8954.  HOW TO PLAY POPULAR  PIANO. New home study  course. Fast, easy method.  Guaranteed! FREE information. Write: Popular Music,  Studio (120) 1031054 ENIs,  Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 1Z1.  EQUIPMENT  Short Log Trucks, Carrier  Plates. Positions at Llgnums,  WllliamsLake, B.C.Good revenue trucks, work steady. For  Further information contact  Ron Dennis. 1-398-6478.  FOR SALE MISC.  966 Loaders, Grapple or  Bucket Asphalt Plant and  Paving Equipment. Dump  Trucks, Back Hoes, 1213  Crushing Plants, 18' x 36'  Jaw Crushers, Belly Dumps  and Pups. 100 Barrel Waler  Tanks and Truck. Call Vie  Kampe 493-6791.  BURGLAR BARS. Attractive  white window grills provide  discreet home security. Economical and guaranteed. We  ship, you install. All sizes, 15  years experience. Canadian  Security Products. Toll-free  1 -800-661-7555, Ext. 1.  WOODCARVERS WOODWORKERS. Kiln dried Walnut $2.50-$4.50 per board  fool Basswood $1.50-S2.50.  DA Dennis, 28 Woodhaven,  SL Thomas, Ontario NSP  3Z3. (519)633 -5565.  LINEN HOUSE INC., down  duvets regular line twin $89;  double $114; queen $127.  New Irom Denmark, twin  $120; double $145; queen  $158. Susan Abildgaard 1-  800-661-3696.  GARDENING  ONE STOP GREENHOUSE  SHOP, B.C. Greenhouse  Builders Ltd. 7425 Hedley  Ave., Burnaby, B.C. V5E  2R1. FREE BROCHURE  Aluminum/Glass or  Alurninum/Acrylila SDP,  Double-walled GREENHOUSES, Solariums and  complete line ol Greenhouse  Accessories. Telephone  (604)433-4220, tax 433-  1285.   KELP WANTED  BE RICH AND FAMOUS.  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CRUISE LINE EMPLOYMENT PACKAGE. Types of  Jobs/How to get those Jobs/  North America Contact Directory/Morel For details call:  (604)535-3539.   CASTLEGAR MAZDA has an  opening for a Sales Repre-  aentaUve, Self motivation and  good communication skills a  must. Exoel lent remuneration  and benefits. Reply to Box  3518 Castlegar, B.C. VIN  3VV3.   MtSCElUNEOUS  GUNBARGAINS:Saveuplo  40% on some itemsl the  GunRunner Is a monthly  newspaper devoted exclusively to the sale, purchase  and trade of modern and antique firearms and accessories. $23 per year or $2 sam ���  pie copy. The GunRunner  Newspaper, Box 565B,  Lethbridge, AB, TU 3Z4.  MOBILE HOMES  ATTENTION PARK OWNERS and mobile home buyers. We have a good selection of used and new mobile  homes in stock. Buy factory  direct. Noble Homes  403)447-2333.  BLANKET CLASSIFIED  An advertising "Best Buy I*  5 YEARS AGO  Sechelt Municipal District/is  is one step closer to having a  recreation/office complex in the  downtown area. At last week's  council meeting Mayor Bud  Koch announced that the  municipality has put a $3,000  deposit on 7.88 acres of land  adjacent to the Trail Bay Mall.  The $5,000 will lock-in the  price on the parcel for six  months while council decides  whether there are enough government agencies interested in  renting office space to make the  entire complex financially  viable.  10 YEARS AGO  "An oil tank farm has been a  dream here on the Coast for a  long time. It looks now that we  may be getting somewhere,"  Gibsons Alderman Larry  Labonte presented a tank farm  proposal to the regional board  last week.  The tank farm proposal has  been spurted on by the desire of  Gibsons Village to remove the  potentially dangerous and  unsightly Shell Oil bulk storage  tanks out of lower Gibsons.  The proposal is to purchase  22 acres of waterfront in West  Howe Sound and provide sites  for the storage of petroleum  products of the four companies  distributing on the Sunshine  Coast: Esso, located at Hopkins  Landing; Shell Oil, located in  lower Gibsons; Standard Oil,  Davis Bay; and Gulf Oil, Pender Harbour.  15YE/VRSAGO  The annual general meeting  of the Sunshine Coast Community Services Society held in  Sechell on Thursday, Feb. 17,  learned that after the usual slow  period following the Christmas  season the minibus service is  now carrying a full complement  of passengers on most days.  For those of you who are  interested in numbers, the service carried 774 passengers during the month of January and  the minibus travelled 3348  miles.  25 YEARS AGO  The Provincial Home Acquisition Grant Act was introduced  by the Minister of Finance in  the provincial legislature on  Feb. 3 and the Honourable  Isabel Dawson has informed the  Coast News that she will be  pleased to follow up personal  enquiries respecting this grant.  The main features of the bill  are: It is retrocative to April 1,  1966. which means that a person can qualify for the grant for  a home acquired since that date.  35 YEARS AGO  Sechelt's oldest taxi business, French's, has been sold to  Harry Sawyer, a partner. Frank  French started his taxi business  in 1930 and for some years held  the only taxi licence in that  area. Roads were extremely elementary in those days and at  one time there was none to Pender Harbour. Patients who  wished transportation were  taken part way by French's taxi  and transferred to rowboats.  Twice during such trips, the  stork caught up to the taxi.  45 YEARS AGO  Eight-year-old Barry Davis  was seriously injured on Feb. 13  when he chopped his arm while  cutting kindling. The sharp  hatchet he was using severed an  artery and two tendons in his  arm. Doctor A. lnglis attended  the lad after he arrived at Gibsons Landing which was some  hours after the accident  occurred..  The doctor was unable to  reach Roberts Creek because of  the mud, so Allen Brines took  the injured boy in his truck  through to Gibsons.  Staff at the Landing I'nisex Tanning Salon and Hair  Design congi-adulate Micki Thomas, winner of the  Gibsons Landing Merchant Association Valentine 'Queen  for u Day' contest, a retail value of $116.  Joel Johnstone photo  CHANNEL ELEVEN  Tuesday, February 25, 1992  6:45  &  10:110 repeat Cable Connections  7:00  "Of Course I'm prejudiced hut my prejudices are the  right ones"  A light hearted look at a serious sublect.  8:00 Sainton Enhancement  8:30 Port Mellon Memories, Hazel Graham.  Maryanne West talks wilh the late Hazel Graham about raising a  family in a mill town.  9:30 The DaVinci  Expei intent at Chatelech.  What is the DaVinci Experiment and what is open schooling all  about? To find out more, join host Drew Murphy and his guests.  Wednesday, February 26 ,1992  6:30 & 9:30 Cable Connections  I .ocal news from tlte broadcasting students at Elphinstone.  6:45 Heart Fund  Mary Findla) looks into what can lx- done to help the heart fund and  your heart.  7:00  Environmentally  Friendly  Housekeepimg  Laurel Suko helps you keep your hones clean without damaging the  eiiviioiimeiit.  7:30  The Policeman Became an Artist  Gibsons RCMP. Sergeant is an artist. This programme looks at  how he got started.  8:00 Classic Cars #1   "Variety is the SPICE of Life....  The firsl in a 10 part series from Delta Cable 4.  8:30    Korea.- Canada's Forgotten War.  A look at Canada's efforts during the Korean War.  Thursday, February 27 ,1992  5:00 "live" 7:00 repeat Cable Connections Sports  Edition  This weeks spoils edition looks al recreation on the Coast and  highlights hockey  7:15  (.'utile  Connections  Special  This week T.V. students take a special look at the environment and a  visit to the Kiwanis Care Home  KISSED SOUTH COAST FORD  Schedule courtesy of: rrs-i?ri  TERMINAL  Forest Products Ltd.  LOG  BUYING  STATION  Competitive Prices  Camp Run  CEDAR -FIR - HEMLOCK  886-7033  \ 26  Coast News, February 24, lc)*>2  news  Pender trash disposal debated  By Jane Seyd  By their garbage ye shall  know them  If that's the cate, the people  of Pender Harbour should soon  be on more intimate terms, as  the issue ol trash disposal has  once again raised it's none-too-  ilelieale head in the community.  Following a motion passed  in May last year, the regional  district pkuis lo close tile Pender  Harbour dump in favour ol a  transfer station on the site.  Oatbege would then be trucked  to the Sechelt landfill  According to a report by  Seig LehmatUt, superintendent  Of public workt, problems with  the current Pender Harbour  landfill include leaehate. inadequate cover material at the site.  Unauthorized burning by residents, and a lack of waste separation required by the  environment ministry.  In addition, the landfill is  currently being used lor a  greater volume of waste than is  allowed under its permit, In  order to continue accepting present levels of garbage, lire landfill would have to be upgraded.  which would require that it  operate as a controlled site with  an attendant and separation of  waste before disposal.  Rather than do that, the  regional district wanls lo build a  transfer station, which ii says is  a more economical and environmentally sound option.  For some residents m Pender  Harbour lhat day can'l come  fast enough. For others, the  move to a transfer station represents the start of a reduction of  service to Area A. which  doesn't take into account ihe  further environmental problems  Which may resull from the  move  And both groups say that  cost is certainly an issue.  For Wend) Milner and Linda  Oobel, who live on properties  next to the dump, the main concern is environmental "My big  concern is the leaehate," says  Milner "We both have wells,"  she says, "and we don't know  how it's affecting our water."  Recent tests conducted at the  dump have not yet come back  from the lab in Vancouver, but  "I've seen the pictures the  Wendy Milner has concerns over the quality of her water.  Jane Seyd photo  Landfill, transfer  costs compared  Whether the regional district builds a transfer station or revamps  the Pender landfill, it's going to cost money. The issue is how much.  According to Seig Lehmann, public works superintendent for the  regional district, capital costs to build a transfer station are estimated  at $125,000 Of that, $20,000 will likely be paid the Ministry of Environment. In addition, an estimated cost of between $40,000 and  $50,000 would be required for environmental clean-up of the existing  landfill. The yearly cost of operating the station, including the cost of  an attendant, the contract to haul garbage to Sechelt and a share of  contributing to the Sechelt landfill could run from approximately  $73,000 to $134,000, depending on the days and hours of operation.  In comparison, the cost of upgrading the existing Pender Harbour  landfill to standards required for the current volume of garbage would  be approximately $975,000, including preliminary studies. The dump  would then cost between $109,000 to $136,000 per year to operate on  three or five days a week, including the cost of a contractor, attendant, and extra fill required. (Figures for seven-day operation are not  currently available). The site would then have a life sp-.n of between  20 and 25 years.  Both the transfer station and an upgraded landfill would be controlled sites with attendants, separation of garbage, and certain days  and hours of operation Tipping fees for special materials such as hazardous waste or large pieces of lumber would likely apply to both a  transfer station or an upgraded landfill, said Lehmann.  As far as he is aware, "I don't think anyone has a master plan of  combining the landfills," said Lehmann, although "it's certainly more  expensive to operate smaller sites than one regional site."  The Paper Chase  ^^Computer Paper ���-=  9l/2x II   abetter Edge  40M (20 lb.) 2000 Sheets: reg.$52.60  Sak $2039  147/8x11 -Ruled  40M (20 lb.) 2000 Sheets: reg.$71.30  Sale$'^-|99  Copy Paper  20 lb 8 1/2 x 11  reg $77.95 Sale$1f|00  '39*  20lb8 1/2x14  reg $98.45 Sale $^Q00  _ cases only  atlas  OFFICE SOLUTIONS LTD.  atlaastoo  BANK OF MONTREAL BLDG. GIBSONS PARK PLAZA  5511 WHARF ST. SECHELT 1100 HWY 101, QIBSONS  885-4489-885-4696 (FAX) 886-8989 ��� 8864878 (FAX)  regional board has," says Milner, "and it doesn't look too  pretty."  Unauthorized burning at the  dump has also been a problem,  says Milner, who is concerned  about both the pollutants  released with bunting, and the  possibility of an unauthorized  fire getting oul of control.  Both Milner and Gobel say  lor too long the dump has been  regarded as an "out of sight, out  ol mind" situation Says Milner,  "It's crazy lo think the government will pay lo open another  big hole and throw our garbage  in the ground."  But another group of residents in Pender Harbour say  trucking garbage to the Sechelt  landfill is not necessarily a huge  environmental improvement.  And they worry thai with the  transfer station, service to the  area will gradually be reduced,  which will eventually result in  more immediate problems.  "I'm not totally committed to  the dump as it is," says Billy  Griffith, who is associated with  a recently formed Committe for  Responsible Waste Manage  ment. "And I don't have any  great concern about the transfer  station being there - as long as  it's open seven days a week, it  lakes everything the dump takes  now and there's no extra  charges involved."  But if restricted limes, inadequate container space or escalating tipping fees begin to be  issues, as some people are  afraid, residents will likely stop  using the transfer station, says  Griffith And that could spawn  backroad dumping throughout  the community.  Upgrading the present site or  finding another site may be better alternatives, which would  ensure service lo Area A continues in the future, says Griffith.  But Area A director Gordon  Wilson said a transfer station in  Pender Harbour will provide  "the exact same opportunity for  disposal as if we opened an  alternate sile."  Said Wilson, "1 find il inconceivable that in 1992 I'm living  in a community where they  could actively be arguing for  open pit burial of garbage."  Buy any two and get  10  %eOff  Soaps  Herbal Bath / Bubble Bath  Kappas / Bel Imira  VARIETY       FOODS  The lilt .(it ST lull, Store in GHWOM lauding HNti-2936  Due to unforseen circumstances  we were unable to open on Feb. 14th  [or out one day sale.  Therefore, our gift to you is a  FREE Learning Tree Card  with each purchase.  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