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 Victoria, ��������-��� '  i  COAST^NEWS  50 cents per copy on newsstands  February 8,1993 Volume 47 Issue 6  District forester  pushing for final  LRUP report  by Jane Seyd  Some people say il's not  likely to happen, but dislricl forest manager Greg Hemphill is  urging members of the Tetrahedron Local Resource Use Plan  group (I.RUP) to come up wiih  a final report soon.  Speaking lo the LRUP committee Wednesday,       Hemphill said if a  final recommendation comes in lhe  next six months, it  can be included in  the provincial government's Protected  Areas Strategy deliberations.  Under the strate- ~~������"  gy, lhe Tetrahedron Plateau will  be among areas considered for  wilderness preservation by the  government Ihis fall.  Within lhe area including lhe  Sunshine Coast, there is currently aboul IU.6 per cent of land  designated as wilderness area,  said Hemphill. The government  would like to increase lhat to 18  per .cent, which would mean an  additional 15,000 hectares to be  set aside.  Hemphill added, however,  thai a recommendation from Ihe  Tetrahedron group will be competing wilh proposals from  many other ureas, including the  Lower Mainland. Proposals  which are easiest to implement  and have agreement from all  parlies will likely be "the ones  thai gel designated (as protected  areas) first 1 expect," he said.  "They would like lo sec a  complete report sometime in  early fall ... We want a report  that's fairly clear and concise,  saying whal should happen in  that area."  Not everyone thought lhal  was likely. "I don't think we're  real close lo gelling a final  report in," said Murray Cantelon of Ihe local IWA. "If        we're   trying   to  reach one option I  think we're wasting  our time because  we're pretty polarized now."  If a final report  presents Ihe government wilh several  -Oiilt Htfttlpblll choices rather than a  ������"*"~""*""~"    unanimous recom-  'We want a  report ...  saying what  should happen  in that area'  tnendation, it may decide to  choose one, to make a decision  on its own or to recommend further study of the issue, said  Hemphill.  On Wednesday, Iwo subcommittee reports were presented lo  Ihe LRUP. Both the recreation  and wilderness groups recommended either complete or partial preservation of the sludy  area. Further reports on jobs and  the watershed reserve are  expected soon.  Meanwhile, members disagreed on how the past two  years' work of the committee  should eventually be presented  to the public. "If we're going to  lake Ihe public process seriously, we have to have something  the public can relate to," said  Cantelon, who favoured a format which is concise and easily  understandable.  turn to page 3  Reflecting on a night and day well spent, Chatelech DaVinci program students pack up the bus at Camp Byng and head home  Tuesday. Joel Johnstone pholo  Education hikes expected across board  by Darah Hansen  Increase is Ihe word to use when describing what should be expected in the coming  school year: increase in students, increase in  teachers, increase in salaries, increase in  teaching space, increase in busing.  Unfortunately the smallest increase to be  expected will be the amount of funding  coining from the provincial Miii!��iy oc !'*U-  ' cation - and lhat means a decrease1 in educational services.  School district 46 secretary-treasurer Tim  Anderson said the details of the 1993/94  education budget were worse than he had  anticipated.  Although the figures released by the Har  court governmenl Jan. 24 show a $100 million, or three per cent, rise compared to last  year's education budget, Anderson said Ihe  real increase when enrolment is taken into  account will be nominal.  'And wage increases  are expected'  In fact, with a 2.5 per cent jump in the  number of students expected for the  province next year, the monetary increase  will equal less than one per cent, on a per-  pupil basis.  "And that's without factoring an increase  in the regular cost of living," Anderson said.  On the Sunshine Coast, 250 new students  are expected to swell the already crowded  classrooms and while extra money will be  provided by the ministry because of this,  Anderson said most of it will be absorbed  "right off the bat" by salaries for the new  starf that will be required - teachers, maintenance and custodial.  Add to that the $50,000 needed to provide for extra buses. "If we then have a  wage increase on top of that then we're in a  deficit," said Anderson.  And wage increases are expected.  turn to page 2  Gibsons' community acquires 10  acres of farm land on Shaw Road  by Charles Hart  A municipal land deal that  has been in lhe works for more  than four years has finally been  completed.  Gibsons annnounced Tuesday that il has bought the former  Christenson farm, Tuckwaway,  on Shaw Road - a 10-acre parcel  that comes with strings attached.  The purchase price of $195,000  is estimated to be less than half  the market value of the land,  which Mildred and Thor Christenson purchased in 1947 and  operated as a farm unlil recently.  "This is a very, very magnanimous thing for the Christensons  lo do," said Mayor Eric Small.  Christenson made the sale on  condition that the land be used  only for community benefit and  he attached restrictions to the  agreement.  The specified uses include  public park, public playground,  community centre, public  school, police station, library,  community heallh facilities or  non-profit housing for seniors,  and will be registered against the  land title in a restrictive  covenant.  Small said he made a verbal  agreement with Thor Christenson to set aside a minimumiO  per cent of the property as a  park, land council agreed Tuesday to name formally as Christenson park in recognition of the  family's generosity.  Bill Merilees, a Christenson  family relative, said Thor's concern was to ensure that the property would not be flipped or  developed for profit. "It has all  worked out well and the family  is quite happy," Merilees said  from his Nanaimo home. He  noted the proceeds of the sale are  more than Thor Christenson,  now elderly and in a nursing  home, will need to care for himself during his lifetime. Mildred  Christenson died in December.  Council gave first reading to a  bylaw which authorizes the town  to execute the purchase and debt  financing for a term not exceeding five years. Repayment of the  Gibsons' new property on Shaw Road.  Joel Johnstone photo  loan will be an addition to this  year's municipal budget, which  must be finalized by the end of  May  Small said the town has no  specific plans for the property at  this time, "but will consider  everything within Ihe permitted  uses." Acknowledging thai the  whole property could be dedicated for a park the mayor commented: "That's not very likely."  Texada: a study in contrasts across Malaspina Strait  by Jane Seyd  Silting off Ihe mainland  across Malaspina Strait, the low  blue slab of Texada Island rises  from the gulf like an object seen  in peripheral vision; an  afterthought.  The largest of the Gulf  Islands, Texada is geographically close, but it's not a place  many people visit. "It's not an  easily hospitable place," says  Jim Dougan, who grew up on  Ihe island and has lived on the  south end for the last 17 years.  "It's not easy to get to and  there's not many places for  moorage. The wind is never still  where I live.  "There's a nice big island,  bul only the north end has any  population ... You step on certain places and you gel certain  feelings."  Despite a ferry lhat leaves  Powell River for Ihe north end  of the island regularly, there's  still a quality of Texada that's  unapproachable, which folds  over its history and remains  silent.  A northern view of Texada Island.  "I loved the place. Other peo-      manent settlement on the island.  pie hated it because it was iso  lated," says Dougan.  Early on, both Sechelt and  Sliammon people avoided per-  Today, the island's rugged  physical and emotional landscape still presents a challenge.  "It gives you a different per-  Jane Seyd photo  spective from any of the other  Gulf Islands," says Phil Makow,  who spent four years on Ihe  island building a hobby farm.  "You couldn't just get by."  The east side of Texada,  mostly uninhabited, presents a  blank face to the mainland, rising steeply from the deadheads  floating in Ihe water to a mix of  occasional logging scars and  layered fringes of trees. Underneath Ihe ground, the lines of  the island's past run through old  veins of copper, gold, iron and  marble.  At Blubber Bay on the north  end, a quarry sits next to the  ferry dock wilh conveyers,  Euclid trucks and hills of limestone.  At an old loading site, down  a dirt road strewn with chunks  of rock, the remains of an old  crusher sit inside now-crumbling foundations. The base is  still held up by pieces of timber  and there are bits of rock rusted  into the huge gears. Blackberry  bushes grow over bent strips of  metal nearby.  "Texada Mines Ltd.," reads  one sign. "Mining: BC's 2nd  biggest industry." "Danger  Explosives."  turn to page 9  Teachers  reach  tentative  deal  by Darah Hansen  There will be no teaching  strike on the Sunshine Coast  this year.  Sunshine Coast Teacher's  Association (SCTA) president  Sharon Wood confirmed Friday that the contract bargaining  leam has reached a tentative  agreement with the school district, ending months of ongoing negotiation.  Wood said the terms of the  two-year agreement have yet to  be ratified by members of the  union. That's expected to occur  at a meeting sometime next  week. The school board will  also be presented with the  agreement at its regular meeting Tuesday.  Until the deal is ratified by  both parlies, no details of Ihe  agreement are being released to  the public.  Prior to reaching the Friday  agreement, Wood said the  teachers had given their union  the authority lo call a strike  vole should lhe package presented by the school board be  unacceptable.  turn to page 2  .AMMHI Coast News, February 8, 1993  8  8  6  I  O  R  O  O  R  O  N  PIZZA  OM-E-G-A  RESTAURANT  OMEGA'S  NEW  PIZZA  HOTLINE  886-4241  (FOR 2 FORI)  2 FOR 1  PIZZA  DINE IN  TAire-OUT  OR  DELIVERY  t*   TWO SMALL  PIZZAS  v plu-i tan  with chees? and  2 loppings  V.l.ll.atll,   Willi a- rati |t* HI   f   *    J-k.   ��� nil  nrdiitrin P.<i��KippingaviifiNr  tl adilliiinil(a>*at  Nrn nNdhr dttm) 'WUVn.  'Pirludraeifn-hr***-*  OMEGA 4-2-4-1  886-4241  htta.r.i 1.D 2K9*)*  ��� aVAlUAIIir COUPON aa *_m _ J  Fa\MILY CHOICE  TWO M.--DIUM  PIZZAS  ONR  PIZZA  CIOPPINGS*  POS  THEAtXIUS  OlNtt  l'l/7Js  liaTliw   wnii  2TOPPIN<��*  FOR  I HE KIDS  2 umo. raua 17.99 mis tax  VaW aataty aattla roupnas far lakeasasl. o�� mm US.  Mai leffifaaeal available aa aaMalooal ram  No. vaUd fo. drUveay oa*a.  'Eaxhadn e.tra atacac.  OMEGA 4'2'4'1  886-4241  news  Resource council lumbering toward reality  mm _-,-_, ��� VAI'MBtJr.nsiPttN,  f..pare. Farla *",'*���.  by Stuart Burnside  After a year of discussion, deliberation and debate, an  ad-hoc committee of Coasl residents is poised for tlte creation of a formal, govemmenl-sanctioned council to deal  wilh any controversies surrounding Ihe use of Crown  land within the Sunshine Coast Regional District.  The proposed "resources council" will comprise representatives of all Coasl communities, according to ad-  hoc committee chairman Harry Almond. Initially, il will  advise the various government bodies on what Coast residents feel is Ihe besl use for Crown land.  'It will be independent... It's to be  made up of interested and  knowledgeable people from  all over the Coast'  ���Horry Almond  "It will be independent," Almond said of the council,  "It's to be made up of interested and knowledgeable people ftom all over the Coasl. The council can act lo serve  the besl interests of the communily, but draw on Ihe  (financial and technical) resources of Ihe governmenl."  While the council will start out as an advisory panel,  Almond and committee spokesman Barry Janyk, both  feel that the resources council will move beyond lhal role  once il has established credibility. Janyk noled a synopsis  of the ad-hoc committee's expectations for the council  reads: "The proposed Resources Council would seek to  fill a perceived gap in local government jurisdiction and  pul Ihe provincial governmenl on notice that il would  speak lor the Sunshine Coasl communities on issues pertaining to the current and future use of Crown land  resources."  He also noted that Ihe plan for the council was in  keeping with a desire on lhe part of Ihe province lo make  Communities more responsible for their own land-use  decisions.  "ll was intended lhal the creation of the resources  council would try to lie in wilh Ihe mandate of the  (provincial) Commission on Resource and Ihe Environment (CURIO lo deal wilh land usage," Janyk said.  "... Part of CORE'S mandate is lo have land-use decisions filter down lo Ihe community level."  He said lhat a number of the ad-hoc committee members had visited Victoria seeking the approval of CORF.  Commissioner Stephen Owen, who supported the  resource council concept, bul only on Ihe condition that  the establishment of the council was done entirely  through community effort without supervision or funding  from the provincial government.  "Once we get it up and running and establish credibility, (Owen) will hack us all (he way," Janyk said.  Almond said the ad-hoc committee hoped to have  council representatives selected by the end of March,  drawing upon communily ratepayer groups and associations to provide roughly two members each. "Those, plus  sis or eight members at large, should cover most of Ihe  Coasl and give us a 24-member council," Almond said.  "Which is a pretty good number."  "The whole purpose of this  (council) is to rise above personal  interest and try to do what is best  for the community'  -Harry Janyk  The ad-hoc committee, which will be disbanded once  the council is in place, has spent the last year, among  other things, hammering oul terms of reference for the  council, with an emphasis on objectivity.  "lhe whole purpose of this (council) is to rise above  personal inlerest and try to do whal is best for the communily," Janyk said. "The council will have lo work  together objectively with the community interest in mind  in order lo establish any kind of credibility."  According to Almond, Ihe idea for Ihe resources council was adapted from a proposal of former district forest  manager Barry Mountain, who wanted to set up a council  to deal primarily with forest use decisions on the Sunshine Coast.  Focus on LRUP plan rather than procedure: Hemphill  from page I  "We've had two years to study Ihis technical crap ... It still all looks like colours (on  a map) to me."  But Dan Bowman of the Tetrahedron Alliance disagreed: "I believe the public has the  right to see the hard information thai has been gathered."  Hemphill urged the group to focus on completing a report and to not get bogged  down in peripheral debates. "Don'l get hung up on Ihis procedural stuff. We're trying to  compiele a plan here."  Hemphill said he has also met recently with Ihe Friends of Caren, who presented their  park proposal to him.  Unlike the Tetrahedron, the Caren Range is not included in the Protected Areas Strat  egy. "That puts ihem at a real disadvantage," he said.  A Forest Service plan for a modified ecological reserve in the Caren is expected by  the end of February, said Hemphill. It will likely include sel asides for some areas of old  growth, but will allow logging in others.  Hemphill said outside ihe reserve area, the Forest Service will also Iry to identify  "significant features," such as very old Irees and wildlife habitat areas which need pro-  lection.  Earlier Ihis year, a significant marbled murrelet population was found by scientists in  Ihe Caren.  Hemphill said Ihe ministry is currently seeking advice on that issue from its forest  sciences division.  ift    SepTtaSystem     j School wage criticisms rejected  ��� f \_w HSZSrQS 1      front page I of cancelled education programs      gauged with the hours worke  ��� Don't allow any vehicles to drive or park  over any part of the septic system.  ��� Donl pour paints, solvents or toxic  chemicals into drains or toilets. (Tank  bacteria action may be destroyed)  ��� Don't dispose ol grease, fat, coffee I  grounds, paper towels, facial tissues, ,  nair, cigarettes, etc. In sinks or toilets.      |  ��� Dont plant trees pr shrubs in or near the ' I  disposal "eld area, as their roots may ' '  affect the system. |  ��� Don't overload the system with water I  from dripping faucets or continuously '  running toilets. I  This Information Series Presented by:  BONNIEBROOK INDUSTRIES LTD.  Septic Tank Pumping Services serving Gibsons,  Sechelt, Pender Harbour areas.  886-7064 (collect)  i  front page I  Anderson explained thai  leachers have a built-in wage  increment scale that automatically costs the districl $200,000  each year. Presently, teachers  who have graduated wilh a four-  year university degree and have  sjpentone year in an apprenticeship will be hired ,at $34,916.'  Over a 10-year period lhal figure will rise to $54,846', wage  increases negotiated over subsequent contracts notwithstanding.  "So what happens?" said  Anderson.  Traditionally, he said, Ihe  heaviest cuts have hit the mainlenance and custodial services  first, bul in lighl of Ihe continuous student population boom the  staff is already stretched thin.  So it might come in the form  of cancelled education programs  or classroom sizes getting a little bigger, he said.  Anderson dismissed recent  criticisms coming from school  districts in the Lower Mainland  alleging that top-hea 'V administration wages are > 'ighing  down the system.  Already one administration  job has been cut, he said, adding  "it would not be logical lo look  al removing further people from  the board office."  He listed the administration  salaries, which include the  school principals, secretary-treasurer, assistant superintendent  and superintendent, as ranging  from $67,000 lo more than  $90,000.  And though the figures may  sound like a lot of money, when  gauged with the hours worked,  it doesn't equate to much,  Anderson said.  The president of the BC  Teachers' Federation, Ray Wor-  ley, has renounced the new education budgei, calling it "insufficient to meet the changing needs  of students" and "potentially  disastrous" to education.  He said classroom services  Will only be exacerbated by the  lack of funding, leaving teachers  unable to work effectively with  increases in enrolment, in special needs students and in public  expectations for schools to solve  social problems.  "If we want to see the returns  from a first-rate public education system," Worley said, "we  will have to make the investment."  Book Space Now For  Sunnycrest Mall's  Hurry!  Show  Saturday  March 13,1993  Find Out What Our Mall-Wide  Indoor Show Can Do For  Your Business  Call Nancy at  to reserve your space  'Flexible' negotiations end  from page l  At that time, she listed changes to the traditional distribution of  power as the major "sticking points" in negotiations.  Teachers were asking for more control in areas previously controlled by administration, including job posting and filling processes  and teacher disciplinary actions.  School district secretary-treasurer Tim Anderson said Friday that  both the board and the SCTA had been flexible in their positions at  the negotiation table, adding he didn't think either side got exactly  what they were asking for.  "There was some pretty tough talk," he said, "but I take my hat  off to the teachers on the way they handled themselves."  Elphinstone  Secondary  -NEWS-  ���N  Parents Mettle   Monday. February 15  Topics: - Should some courses get more time than  others?  - Cafeteria update  ��� Independent time for all students for teacher  advisement  The latter topic was addressed at the last meeting but  more time was needed.  All parents are encouraged to attend.  BMtoflall ����� Elphi  Jr. Boys Feb. 9 - 3:00 pm  Report CerdaAwitohto  Report cards will be distributed to students on  February 16.  School Hum  On February 17, the student council will be putting on  another successful school dance. They will be looking for  parent chaperones. If they call for your help, please  consider their request seriously.  _t_mtm  atM  ���m news  Party problems overstated, Wilson says  by Jane Seyd  They'YO said that he's arrogant and driven by a personal  agenda, a Captain Bligh-style  leader who doesn't lake advice  when it's offered, and rarely  seeks il.  Thai's when they're being  nice.  In the pasl mouth il's often  been much worse for Ml.A and  Opposition U-ader Gordon Wilson. Hut il politics is becoming  a strain, Wilson isn't saying  much about il.  Liberal caucus infighting?  One or Iwti dissidents blowing  ,ul'f steam, he says. Relationship  .with Hie media? Basically  unchanged from before the last  election.  As for his own leadership of  the BC Liberal parly, Wilson  iiComiltcnlSi "I feel as secure now  as I did in l')X7 ... The question  .of the leadership blooms like  ���tulips in the spring. The principal difference is as a Leader of  .the Opposition il's a much more  attractive position to go alter."  He discounts rumours of a  split within the Liberal ranks  Juvcr that: "One has to consider  the source," he says. "I really  don'l lltittk It's a huge issue."  Or alternatively: "I guess we'll  ,)tave to isolate which attacks  we're talking aboul."  Ml.A (itirdon Wilson  lie prefers not lo mention  former Liberal and party defector David Mitchell hy name,  referring tn him as "a Wesl Vancouver-!, iarihaldi MLA."  Problem? Whal problem?  "Il's a problem lo the extent  lhal il detracts from our ability  lo do a job," says Wilson.  "...There's no question there are  people who are uncomfortable  wilh the philosophical direction  I'm taking the party.  "When you're involved in  politics you have lo make decisions ... I do listen and I do take  advice, hill in Ihe final analysis  I'll do whal I think is right.  "If that's arrogant, I guess it  is ... When I lake advice, you  don't hear ahout It."  Among a list of early political mistakes made, Wilson says  "I gave a lot of latitude lo people who did mc a lot of damage."  While everything's slill open  for discussion, Wilson seems  quick these days to build a wall  of words around himself, piling  up the successful example of his  sland on the October constitutional accord in front of his  more recent difficulties.  One thing he's learned aboul  public life is, "It is extremely  difficult to remain open and  honest," he says. "... The price of  being open and direct is a good  trashing in the media on occasion and a lot of people aren't  going In want lo put up with  lhal."  Mosi recently, the questions  put In him about his privale life  were simply uncalled for and  unfair, he comments,  "h wasn't affecting my job...  Neither did they have any evidence fu support (he allegation,"  he says.  "Wli.it an individual docs in  their private time is none of the  business of Ihe public.  "You can't defend against  lhal kind ol stuff."  Meanwhile, Wilson says he  has nn intention of giving up the  BC Liberal leadership, or of  chancing his philosophical  approach to the parly: "You  have lo sland ou principle and  sometimes you have lo fall on  principle as well."  Coast News, February 8,  1993  CRUISE SPECIALS  Make ITP your first port of call  Holland America Line  A   TRADITION    OF   EXCEX'LENCE*  An incredible deal on a Hawaii Cruise...  50% SAVINGS  off the second person, including  FREE AIR and a FREE Pacific Coastal cruise!  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'ii'  ' veiiti ago jfoilpwitig a sitnjlin, accident) that  ' colmcil at least'e'rect barriers at Ihe Sile,   .  "'There are two or three crevices in the  rockfacc (at the sile of lite accident) Kirby  explained, "where streams of waler run oul."  "He said Ihose streams of waler. coupled wilh  ItaVing the road slanted loward lite ravine,  spell disaster eveiy lime it gels cold enough  When we did ask over a year  ago that a barrier be pul  there, the request was  sidelined because of costs  -lit'i'tir Kiti'V  to freeze,  "It makes for black ice," he said. "And  you don'l have to be speeding oh billet!;' ice,"  "'Kifby s'ii'falt. "This wnmaii (who had IliV'acci-  .W\\l\ JtViisn'i speeding ... When we did ask  over a yeitr ago that a harrier be put there,  llie request was sidelined because of costs."  He noted that Ihe accident victim is "talking to her lawyer" about Ihe situation. "I  brought this up as a mailer of urgency,"  Kirby said, "because in Ihe long run we as  taxpayers have lo pay the court costs and  whatever."  Kirby went on lo list other areas of Hast  Porpoise Bay Road which he said held  potential dangei for drivers and required  council attention,  Mayor Nancy Mail arty noted that Hast  Porpoise Hay Road and other mads in tha  area were in poor shape largely because,  prior lo becoming part of the District Municipality of Sechell, Ihe roads where simply  logging toads paved over with a lack of consideration for design or specifications.  She implied it wasn't realistic for the  municipality lo contemplate upgrading Ihem  lo'ililinicipal standards because of the cost,  "llie way in which (these roads were  upgraded) wash'I even adequate by the standard*! we had as a village (ultddnlle Miami-'  pal Act)," Mncl.aily said.  "Now we have municipal standards  which are (of an even higher quality)."  Kirby s concerns wlier, however, referred  to Ihe public works commitle, which will  meet Tuesday.  2 FORI  PIZZA  Take Out & Free Delivery  Wilson Creek Plaza ��� 885-0321  [ sroFF I  COUPON**"'1  ^Cowrie revitalisation project requires cash infusion  As a result of high lenders,  Ihe District of Sechelt will be  forking out something in tho  neighbourhood of an additional  $.10.00(1 to keep Ihe downlown  revitalisation initiative alive.  The tenders for work on the  projecl came in recently (two of  them) and the lowest bid.  5370,635 from Spani Developments, is some $60,000 over  projected cost.  In a split vote decided by  Mayor Nancy MacLarty, council agreed lo apply for a grant  from the Ministry of Municipal  'Affairs for half the cost of the  increase and pay Ihe rest  through a short-term loan.  In the event Ihe ministry  won't pay, Ihe districl of Sechell  would have to cover Ihe entire  cosl.  Councillor Peggy Wagner,  who noted that the revitalisation  initiative was a partnership  between Ihe municipality and  local businesses, asked if Ihe  businesses would be required lo  chip in.  "Not without going lo referendum again," she was told,  which could jeopardise the  whole initiative.  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As the myriad problems plaguing the BC health care  system were addressed by Health Minister Elizabeth Cull  at a press conference in Vancouver last week, at which  she unveiled the NDP's program of changes to considerable criticism from the opposition Liberals and health  cate professionals, the reverberations of new legislation  in Ottawa were growing across the country to Ihe recent  passage of Bill C-91.  There is little to cheer about in a law that increases  patent protection to drug companies from 10 years to 20  years on the understanding that the powerful pharmaceutical lobby will, in exchange, increase its inveslmenl in  research and development of new drugs.  The inevitable result of extending an even longer  monopoly to one company is obvious: higher prescription  and hospital charges for a whole range of new drug products. In addition, the legislation allows companies, by a  sleight of hand, to extend Iheir patents by modifying  their products and remarketing Ihem under new names.  Such legislation is tantamount to a new heallh care lax,  one which will be felt most by seniors and the infirm,  those who have a greater reliance on prescriptive  medicines.  Even some of the country's traditional conservative  commentators, such as Dalton Camp, have found little  positive to say about the bill and there are significant  enclaves of protest brewing from coast to coast.  A group of Sunshine Coast seniors have mounted a  petition campaign against the bill and were out and about  collecting signatures last week. People of all ages took  time out to stop and sign.  Spiralling drug and prescription charges are not the  only fallout to be expected. Hidden costs to the taxpayer  will accrue from increased government subsidies, direct  and indirect, associated with the overall growth in  research and development.  There is a clear need to be pressing forward with costly  research into cures for the killer diseases that beset us,  such as cancer and AIDS, but there are other ways of  finding new financing for such scientific exploration  rather than profiting from those already suffering from  sickness.  The pharmaceutical giants represent some of Ihe larger  and mote profitable corporations in Nprth America; their  continued financial well being should hinge more directly  upon their reinvestment in the heallh of the nation.  Future prospects  A bouquet to the Christenson family for community  largesse in selling its Shaw Road 10-aere farm to the  Town of Gibsons for well below the market value of the  land. The restrictions that apply to the property allow for  flexibility, while ensuring the land will ultimately be used  to benefit town residents in years to come.  There are various public institutional uses which  owner Thor Christenson specified in the sale, but the  property is located away from the town core and would  have to tie in better with future services for appropriate  development to take place.  Some careful planning is needed to demonstrate the  community stewardship incumbent on local government  when it invests taxpayers' money in public land.  Mitts  No good whining  about development  Re: Beverley Shipley's  Roberts Creek article in the January 25th Coast News.  I was under the impression  that the community news articles were to inform people what  was happening in different communities, not a forum for Ms.  Shipley lo criticize the size of  her neighbour's new house and  whine about the fact that  Roberts Creek is changing.  Give your head a shake Beverley, the whole Coast is changing. What might be garish to  you niighl be beautiful lo someone else.  Having lived on the Coast all  my life, I've seen it grow  tremendously, and while I don't  like il as much as I did 20 years  ago, compared to other places I  could choose to live, I still think  the Coast is a wonderful place,  even if it is growing! I also  believe whining about it won't  change a thing.  G. WHITING  Gibsons  aLabour code  returns fairness  Re Bill 84 ��� Proposed  l-abour Code Changes  I am writing Ihis as the president of a local union, which has  an average membership of over  4,000 members. Some issues  need lo he addressed, such as  lhe slanted misinformation on  Bill 84.  Hopefully, many of your  readers will remember how, in  1987, then premier Bill Vander  Zalm went behind the backs of  his own Minister of Labour,  many in Ihe business community and Ihe entire labour movement by unilaterally drafting  and implementing Bill 19. Mr.  Vander Zalm's arrogance and  high-handed tactics were so  objectionable thai Ihe then  deputy minister of labour, Graham Leslie, resigned, referring  to Bill 19 as the product of "two  few and loo narrow minds."  The proposed legislation, Bill  84, has followed a much more  open, balanced and objective  route to revising the province's  labour laws. A three-person  panel of labour law experts  spent eight months on public-  hearings to develop a report on  which there w,is overwhelming  consensus.  I would like to specifically  deal wilh Section 2$ ��� Certifi  cation. If 55 per cenl of the  employees in a proposed bargaining unit sign an application  for membership in a union,  automatic certification is grant  ed. BC had this provision for 40  years prior to Ihe Socred government changing it in 1984. It  should be noted lhat Canada's  Labour Code has this provision,  as do all the other provinces of  Canada, with the exception of  Alberta and Nova Scotia.  The reason this provision is  important is thai under Bill 19,  when the union applies for a  certification, the employees  were forced to wail 10 days  before a certification vole was  conducted. During this period of  time, employers had the ability  to intimidate and threaten  employees that if they joined the  union, they may lose their jobs  or the company may close down  because they could not afford  decent wages and benefits, thus  not allowing the democratic  process. Democracy is when the  majority of the employees in the  operation have the freedom to  choose to join a union, and by  55 per cent of the employees  making application to join the  union, the majority have made  that decision, without interference.  letters welcome  We welcome letters to the editor on matters of public  interest. However, we reserve the right to edit  submissions for brevity, clarity and legality. Please mail  your letters to:  The Editor  Sunshine Coast News  Box 68  Sechett, B.C.  VON 3A0  Another section that seems to  be drawing attention is Section  68 ��� Replacement Workers.  This section brings fairness and  balance back to the collective  bargaining process by ensuring  that employees who are not able  to resolve negotiations, and are  forced into a strike situation, do  not have an employer circumventing the system, and in fact  continuing to operate the company without any loss of  income. If Ihere is no loss of  income for the employer, the  members on strike have no  leverage.  ll should be recognized that  employers have the right lo lock  out their employees, without the  employees having an option lo  work. If the employers can  place financial pressure on  employees, it js only fair that  employees can pul financial  pressure on employers. This  si&tipn also ensures that  employers refrain from hiring  strike-breakers lo slan lights on  the picket lines.  I would like to delve into  ii I hi-1 cas of Bill 84, but in  order lo make this press release  brief, I will conclude by saying  that labour did not get everything they wanted in this new  proposed Labour Code. Ihere  are still areas that we are unhappy with, bul we recognize and  desire fairness for ourselves and  for the employers. Bill 84 represents a step in the right direction, and is a vast improvement  from Bill 19.  DAKKKI. WONG  President  IWA - Canada, Local 1-71  The times they have changed on the educational front  I happened to be the president of the Sunshine  Coast Teachers' Association in 1971 when the BC  Teachers' Federation had its first ever strike.  I hadn't done much to deserve to be president of  the local, had only been in the district since 1969.  But I suppose there was a vacuum and I got  sucked into it.  The issue thai got us to scale this historic  height, or sink to a historic low, depending on the  viewpoint, was one 1 could support. Practising  teachers were seeking nothing for themselves but  sought improvement in the pensions of retired  teachers.  School Districl #46 had the highest percentage  in the province of its leachers on picker lines during the one-day walkout.  The administration of Ihe school district vas  thunderstruck. They had no idea they were heading  up such a group of radicals. A purge was mounted.  From the inside it looked nothing like that.  There was terrible anguish in the staff room as  strike day approached. There were terrible arguments at recess, at lunch time and after school. The  executive persevered, holding a most shaky coalition of professionals together for whal seemed to  many of them a most unprofessional approach to  disputes.  The president got Ihe flu just days before the  strike and had to get out of his sick bed to put  down a revolt led by the vice-president, who was  musings  John burnside  definitely of the 'teachers are professionals and  never strike' school of thought.  The point of these remembrances is to draw a  distinction between the teachers' attitudes to strike  action 20 years ago and what appears to be iheir  attitudes today.  I watched with some bemusement earlier ihis  school year when the teachers threatened to go on  strike if the school day was lengthened by five  minutes.  The change was proposed lo provide the legal  number of school hours in the school year. A late  Labour Day and a long Christmas holiday had  combined to make it difficult to fit in the legal  number of hours.  The strike didn't happen, but it was truly amazing to see how our educational leaders wriggled to  avoid the threat. After school basketball practices  were counted as instructional hours in some places  and the so-called professional days were included  as instruction to bring the hours up without adding  the five minutes and angering the mighty Teachers  Federation.  I remembered the genuine anguish of my colleagues 20 years ago when they were asked, even  in a good and unselfish cause, to withdraw services  for a single day. There has been a truly remarkable  growth in militancy on the pan of teachers since  1971.  I can to some degree understand this. Teachers  were made the whipping boys in election after  election by Ihe former Socred governments of Bill  Bennet and Bill Vander Zalm, and in election after  election teachers' militancy increased and their  numbers devoting time and money to the electoral  process increased.  I understand too, however.that power is its own  aphrodisiac and the teachers in this province have  power today and just having it makes them itch to  use it.  They are bound into a strong provincial union, a  bargaining group of real clout, but the suggestion  that the school boards should also bargain on a  province-wide basis has our once educational  lambs breathing fire.  Concomitant with all this sinew and muscle on  the part of the employees is the most remarkable  vacillation and weakness on the part of the the  employer. School boards are terrified at the  thought of school strikes and tamely submit for Ihe  most part to any demands made.  The boards have also been a disasuous failure  in the past 20 years in their control of administra  tion costs. About 20 years ago the superintendents  and secretary-treasurers were put on the payroll of  the districts rather than the province.  It has since become commonplace to find  school administrators making much more than the  premier.  Fran and I have been rummaging in trunks a bit  these days and 1 just came across a copy of a 1981  Coast News wrapped around something.  1 was railing about increasing administration  costs, specifically for help to aid then superintendent Denley to do his job, and the secretary-treasurer of the time, Roy Mills, was sternly taking me  to task. I wonder if Mr. Mills would make the  defence today.  Now our governments are behind the financial  eight ball, teachers are breathing fire and making  muscles, school hoards are weak and at lhe mercy  of entrenched bureaucracies whose salaries the  trustees can't seem to control.  Our politicians lament thai increasing education and health costs are going lo bankrupt us  Apart from lamentation there seems to be nothing  else they think they can or should do.  What can be done? More in the next issue of  the Coast News.  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New  Year's has come and gone and  spring has surely shown no sign  of appearing and somehow or  other Ihe question of Ihe genera-  lions comes up.  It is always a question. It is  one of the big questions if you  really look at it, something of a  mystery in fact. How does il  happen that every once in a  while, 30 years used to be the  conventional space, a whole  group of young people appear  on the scene wilh a totally different view about just about  everything. They are, as everyone really knows bul hesitates to  mention, a new generation.  We have one now. It has  been interesting lo watch Ihe  'proffional' observers of our  society, editors of glossy magazines, anchor people on television shows, etc., as they have  been dodging about not really  having anything tn say aboul  (his clear phenomenon.  Iteing longer in the tooth  myself than the average hear, I  have experienced 1 think three  ' distinct generations: the 30s  when we went socialist; the 60s  when we went hedonist; ad  now.  Various editors, publishers  and producers, artists and poets  even, have tried to characterize  this as clearly a new thing on  in a nutshell  the scene. The best they have  come up with lhat I have heard  or seen is the calling of them as  ihe X generation, Ihis doesn't  sirike me as being up to scratch.  These guys after all, gel paid.  The generations, it seems to  me are a continuing mystery.  Ihey used to be defined as the  length of time it look for a man  lo lake over from his father, or  about 30 years; and this in an  odd enough way seemed to  work oui. If we go lo ihe Cambridge History of linglish literature in the I9lh Century we find  it cut up in three, 30 years apart,  three different generations of  writers.  In our own century, the 30s  are clear enough and so ate the  60s. Now we have the 90s and  all we can come up with is the X  generation. Hut we do after all,  know there is something new  there.  What can it be then? 'Ihere is  something changing every day  up and down everyone's street,  but slill there seems to be this  30 year pattern. Is it simply lo  stuart nutter  be left as a mystery of some  sort? I remember clear as a bell  the late 30s when I was 20 and  we were quite conscious of  being some sort of 'new' generation, with writers like Huxley  and Faulkner and T.S. Flint and  Auden and Joyce having new  things in books coming out  every year. Not everyone  agreed, of course, with whal  was going on but the debate was  free and quite outspoken.  There was, for example, Ihe  case of The Nation - a left-oriented journal published in New  York that we all read in Winnipeg. The Nation was edited by  a committee of three and one of  them came lo disagree wilh the  other Iwo and resigned. Joseph  Wood Krittch, however, stayed  on as one of New York's top  drama critics for something like  30 years and he stayed the best  of friends with ihe people he  disagreed with.  Mainly, what Wood Krutch  was saying was that people were  jumping too heedlessly onto Ihe  socialist bandwagon and throw  ing overboard things that we  were all going to live lo regret.  'Ihings like history in schools  replaced by 'social science', and  I agreed wilh him and slill do.  Wood Krutch eventually gave  up in New York, packed every  thing possible onto a station  wagon, went out lo Arizona in  sight oi the mountains and  Wrote a series of quite lovely  nature hooks. This, ir I read the  signs anyway aright, makes  Wood Krutch much closer to the  present 'new' generation than  any of his erstwhile cohorts who  look over the leadership in the  30s. So what does that say lo us  I wonder?  What we seem to have is  something that is staring us in  the lace but what we can't  define. Everyone seems to know  that there is a new generation  aboul. lhe advertisers certainly  know ii Demographers (same  guysi know ii. liven the editors  of the glossy magazines know  it. Bin a new generation is supposed lo be bringing in some  new point of view, and where is  il?  X may be after all a reasonable name, though I for one  really hate to use it. What after  all, if you were 18 would be  your allilude to Ihis world as we  have made it? Ihere is something new out there for sure and  we are just going to have lo wail  and see what goes.  Capture Their Heart with a  Dream Catcher  priced from ��12."5  i *****'*rv  __                   1 1  Ur Touchstone Hearts,  Medicine Stone  Earrings & Abalone  Jewellery.  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Look  .around you and ponder this:  when and why did the human  race, Ihe two-legged ones,  decide that they were superior  ^o our woods, water, land and  wild animals.?  Recently, after reading one  of my older Dutch animal books  I came across a section that discussed the relationship between  animals and humans. When  done properly, this can be a  rewarding experience for both  sides, but most times this experience turns out to be a mentally  cruel and physically abusing situation. Of course, it's the ani  mals which suffer.  F.ven after years of living in  DC, I am still amazed al how  many dogs are 'chain' dogs or  'outside only' dogs. In my  native country chain dogs are  seen as something from the dark  ages.  Please ask yourselves Ihis:  why do I want to lake a  dog.'llnl'orttinalely most people  say, 'A guard dog' or 'for Ihe  children.' lhe poor guard dog  is always outside on a chain, or  in a kennel. They don't get out  lor walks, to play with a ball,  exercise, nothing. No love and  no attention.  These dogs are treated like  outcasts, starved of human  affection and they become lonely souls. I suggest this, if you  want a guard dog only, buy an  alarm system and install it in  your house. It's cheaper and  doesn't waste a life.  The same goes for people  who let their dogs just roam  freely. This way they don't feel  responsible for the animal when  it begins lo bully people or other  animals and even kill other  wildlife.  This is wrong. You shouldn't  lake a pel any more than you  should have children if you're  not prepared to actively take a  role in Iheir lives. Lack of  respect and love for animals is  not a good example for young  impressionable children. They  will grow up wilh no respect,  not only for lhe animals,.,b)il  also for themselves,     ,��� ���,mj  Education is ihe only solution. Children running around  shooting pellet guns at live tar-  gels is unbelievably cruel and  stupid. Why? Some folks and  their families still think hunting  is fun and exciting. Nothing  more macho than sneaking up  on a mother deer and baby grazing on the grass and opening  fire, right? Kill, kill, kill. The  human race should be ashamed,  what kind of mentality is Ihis?  Why not leach your children  how exciling it is to take a camera and try lo gel a snap shot of  a grazing deer? leach them  about the creatures that roam on  the land, lly in the air and swim  in Ihe seas of Ihis great planet  called earth.  Children who grow up with  respect for nature will feel fortunate and appreciate living  here. No power struggles and no  destruction, our planet can still  be saved.  DON KI'.KNAN und  I   CORNKLIA VAN BKKKKI,  ;'". bib 1 an MadeiraJ'Blik  i    .     ;..'.        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That's what Ihe members of llie Sunshine  Coast Regional District (SCRD) were all trying to figure out at Iheir meeting Thursday  and so far Ihey haven't been able to find  common ground.  The initial problem began when residents  living near the beach at Davis Hay reported  to the Districl of Sechell lhat sections of  their houses and property have been lorn off  and used by people as fuel for beach fires.  Sechelt mayor Nancy McLarty said Ihe  vandals have taken deck chairs, the lattice  around ihe dumpster, and logs anchoring a  resident's trailer. Other people have had  items go missing off their balconies.  "As long as il's wooden, It's gone," she  said. Her solution is to sel up signs lhal will  prohibit fires between the months of December and March - when Ihe weather isn't great  anyway.  Bul lhat suggestion met with some added  concern and resistance.  "Whal would you suggest we make these  signs out of?" asked Elphinstone regional  director Jim Ourney. Wood, il was noted,  would probably just go into the fire.  A less flammable substance also has its  share of problems. Area F director Jeremy  Frith cited cases of vandalism at Don Bosch  Regional Park where someone look a whole  day to put a hacksaw through metal.  "Build it strong and build it big because  someone will find the lime to destroy it," he  said.  Roberts Creek director Brett McGillivray  objected to the banning of fires altogether:  "That's why they go lo Ihe beach ... I can't  believe this ... that we're actually saying no  fires."  Frilh suggested that perhaps the SCRD  and Sechelt could supply kindling.  McLarty remained dubious. "Thai's just  going to enlarge the problem. Then we'll  have to come up wilh something to keep the  wood dry, otherwise they'll lake someone's  stairs."  The real problem, McLarty said in an  interview later, is liquor. "People aren't oul  there with their families at 10 o'clock at  night in Ihe winter ... Il's kids, it's big kids  and they're down there making fires and  drinking." She said prohibiting fires during  winter months would help police patrol Ihe  problem.  As il is, by Ihe lime police spot a fire, get  out of their cars and get down to lhe beach  all Ihe alcohol has disappeared.  Sechelt RCMP Staff Sgt. Cam Reid said  they will do all Ihey can to discourage fires  on Ihe beach. People should expect increased  patrols lo Ihe area, he said.  He said the vandalism has evolved from a  combinalion of two issues: the lack of natural firewood on Ihe beach, and people Ihere  lale at night who have usually had loo much  lo drink and "don'l know when lo stop."  Davis Bay residents demand dumpster alternatives  Ii) Stuart Burnside  "Il's a shame to have all lhat  garbage and filth there ... It  draws rals. We didn't used to  have rats on Ihe beach, bul we  do now. And they're moving up  into the houses."  Such was the lament of  Davis Hay Community Associa  tion (DBCA) representative  Ernie Wood when he addressed  Sechell council Wednesday. He  came requesting lhat council  take definitive action on what  has seemingly become a perennial problem: the dumpster  localed on the Davis Bay beach.  "The DBCA would like to  CJFFIE  " New Owner"  Gracia Quarry welcomes you to  enjoy the same great food  and great service!  .Belgian Chocolates  are Back!  Free carnations on  Valentine's Day...  have Ihe dumpster removed  from Davis Bay completely,"  Wood said. "... Before we had  Ihe dumpster, we would gel Ihe  odd picnic garbage or a few  paper cups, but since the dumpster was put in, it's done nothing  bul attract garbage, a lot of  garbage, and quite a bit of it is  Ihings Ihe dump won't lake." He  said some of Ihose items included drywall, old tires, paint and  car batteries.  Councillor Bob Wilson  agreed wilh Wood, saying the  dumpster had outlived its usefulness. "Indeed, the dumpster  has become a transfer point for  garbage," Wilson said. "At one  time it had a purpose. It was a  noble gesture brought aboul by  the regional district to provide  something for the (weekend residents), a place they could dump  their garbage on Iheir way (off  the Coast|." Now, he said, altitudes toward Ihe "weekenders"  have changed. "Indeed, if (Ihe  part-time residents) can spend  the weekend here, they can lake  their garbage home wilh Ihem,"  he said.  Wood added that the dumpster problem extended beyond  "weekenders." He said many  year-round residents of Davis  bay take advantage of Ihe dump  ster lo rid themselves of garbage  from missed pick-up days, or of  amounts of garbage that exceeded whal Ihe regional collection  service will pick up.  "At 10 am I drove by and  their was an old chair in Ihere,"  Wood said, "then al 3 pm we  drove by and the dumpster was  over flowing, and there was beat  up garbage can from somebody's house and an old garden  hose. That stuff isn't being left  by weekend residents."  Wilson said the regional district, which slill has responsibility for Ihe dumpster, was  approached about removing it,  bul said Ihey would only do so  when alternative garbage receptacles were installed.  "Indeed, maybe it's lime lo  get more aggressive with the  regional districl," Wilson said.  "... Just lell Ihem lo remove il."  Mayor Nancy MacLarty said  council had last discussed the  Davis Bay dumpster siluation in  August and agreed to replace it  from mid-June of Ihis year lo  mid-September with a number  of smaller receptacles.  "We'll consider your request,  we will do something about  the garbage problem al Davis  Bay you can rest assured," Mac  larty told Wood.  HIGHWAY 101. 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A new dioxin lab at fisheries and Oceans'  Institute of Ocean Sciences in  Sidney, BC houses a high resolution, mass spectrometer so  sensitive it can measure these  compounds at levels as low as  several parts per trillion or even  pails per quadrillion. A part per  quadrillion is comparable to one  cent in $10 trillion.  This is the technology needed and used by Fisheries and  Oceans in the research of Dr.  Rob Macdonald, a chemical  oceanographer al Ihe institute.  By analyzing mud cores taken  from the ocean floor in the  Strait of Cieorgia, Macdonald is  piecing together the history of  toxic chemicals found in the  sediments, Bach chemical contaminant has ils own history and  many are not well understood.  Macdonald wants to know more  aboul the environmental fale of  contaminants like furans and  dioxins. He looks at how long  they've been in Ihe sediment,  where they came from, and  whether their concentrations are  increasing or decreasing.  A good example can be  found in the sediment samples  taken in Howe Sound and Hal  letup Basin wilhin the Strait of  Cieorgia. These paint a clear pic-  lure of lead contamination by  human activity.       Concentration levels increased in  ' l<>.U). about the  same lime lead  began to be added  to gasoline. Lead  levels in ihe atmosphere increased  from then until the  use of lead was  phnsodoulihe ginning in the 1970s.  Sinot the lead iso- ^^^^^^  tope composition  of gasolines burned in BC and  Washington Stale were differ-  efct, chemists can tell thai most  of the lead contamination in the  Strait came from Canadian cars,  i liven though our gasoline no  linger carries lead additives, the  cbntaminalion will not disappear. Simply put, the problem is  being buried as more particles  rain down on the ocean floor.  Unless exposed by dredging or  ojher activities, new sediment  layers will eventually isolate the  old contaminants from marine  plants and animals.  I As contaminants enter the  sea, many lend lo stick to silt  afid other particles in the water,  eventually falling to the sea  floor where they become buried  by the continuous rain of settling particles. These sediments,  tljen, often provide undisturbed  rocords, or snapshots, of cultural  inSpact over Ihe pasl century.  Macdonald uses this sedimentary record to develop computer  models which predict the rate al  which present surface sediment  concentrations of toxic compounds will respond to changes  ill industrial activity.  j Macdonald's research has  uncovered glimpses of the  "Invisible" impacts of post-  industrial activities. One pulp-  ajsociated furan called TCDF  appeared in sediments in the  eijrly 1960s, at Ihe same lime  tvyo local pulp mills installed  chlorine bleaching. Dated cores  showed lhal TCDF levels  steadily increased to 1990, then  decreased when Ihe mills con  sul  Coast News, February 8,  1993  the  R���AL ���STAT��� CORH6R  by Herb Craig  REP: GIBSONS REALTY  DREAM HOUDAYS  Part3of5  There appear to be more perceived negatives than there  really are. You can conjure up all kinds of horror stories  about strangers using your home. The 'exchangers' appear  to be remarkably free from these problems.  Many of the negatives seem to be in the area ot  expectations. Exchange cancellation because of illness or  business problems; accidentally damaged small appliances;  dented cars in Hawaii and London; uncomfortable  housekeeping standards in some European homes. But  absolutely never any fire, vandalism or theft.  And what about damage: in most cases your homeowners  insurance may take care of that. Your auto insurance should  be checked but it usually does as well. In total" Worldhomes  Holiday Exchanges ' nave received very few reports of  disappointment during the recent year.  YOU WILL BE ISOLDION MY SERVICE  NATIONAL REAL ESTATE SERVICE  GIBSONS REALTY LTD. 886-2277  ��� I  These sediments  often provide  undisturbed  records, or snapshots, of  cultural impact  over the past  century  verted from chlorine lo chlorine  dioxide bleaching. A computer  model developed for the core  nearest the mill predicts that  concentrations of TCDF will  decrease by 50 per cent every  eight years or so, as the contaminant is gradually buried by natural sedimentation.  Sediment records show that a  dioxin called OCDD is probably  entering the Strait by  widespread, long-range transport through the atmosphere.       OCDD        first  appears in sediments from aboul  1940 and steadily  increases to a  peak in the late  1960s. By 1990,  the amount of this  dioxin entering  the sediments had  decreased by 50  per cent. The  decline is attributed to emission  controls on incinerators. Low-temperature combustion of plastics is known to  produce dioxins, and OCDD is  also found as a contaminant in  pentachlorophenol, a widely  used wood preservative.  It is also possible lo use the  sediment record to determine  whether a particular industry is  indeed, the culprit. If a contaminant build-up in Ihe sediments  doesn't match the time of a local  industrial activity, then nearby  industrial discharge is not likely  to be lhe primary or only source.  Scientists can then look for  other sources, such as long-  range air transport.  The Strait of Georgia is the  most important marine region of  western Canada, supporting a  complex balance of marine life,  including five species of Pacific  salmon which pass through the  Strait as they migrate out to sea  and return to spawn in coastal  rivers. Commercial, Native and  sport fishermen harvest the fish  and shellfish which depend on  Ihis body of water for their survival.  A map showing sediment core sample test sites.  lhe whole system carries the  stress from incredible population and industrial pressures.  About 50 per cent of BC's population lives in Greater Vancouver and another 20 per cenl lives  in coastal communities bordering the Strait.  Contaminants from population and industrial activities  enter the ocean from the atmosphere, from rivers, and from  sewage and industrial effluents.  Pulp mills, now known to have  produced dioxins and furans  (two members of the immense  organochlorine family), are Ihe  leading source of effluent discharged into the Strait. When  dioxins and furans were measured in sediments and edible  seafood near the mills, the  Department of Fisheries and  Oceans closed the affected areas  to shrimp, prawn, and crab lish-  ' '^vVfi'tle WSeffl ianvdtMFW  chlorine dioxide appears to have  been effective in reducing the  production of these compounds,  pulp mill effluent remains a  complex blend of chlorinated  and non-chlorinated compounds  that pose continued, uncertain  risks to marine ecosystems.  Sediment samples are collected by lowering what is  called a box core through the  water and into the sediment surface. This device removes a  large rectangular cube of mud  which is then winched up to the  ship deck.  The mud is then carefully  sectioned into centimetre slices  and returned to the laboratory  for a battery of analyses, both to  age the sediments and to determine their contaminant burdens.  The cores are usually 50 to 100  cm long, capturing layers from  the past 50 lo 100 years. Sedimentation rate and contaminant  inputs vary from place to place  within the Strait, so cores are  taken from several sites.  Most sediments contain living creatures; some microscopic  and some not, such as worms,  shrimp or crabs. The larger ani-  Come in and check out our  extensive selection of Halogen  Floor and Desk Lamps, Accent  Table Lamps, Swing Arm  Lamps, and Boudoir Lamps  Ceiling light. ��� IV.ll li.lun- ��� I amp. . I r.ck 1'Klilii'K ��� Odlbsaj lana ��� Ra^a^wal lighting ��� OlltatoOf  Sechelt Lighting  885-9417 j 5609 Hwy 101, Sechelt  Be a Challenge '93 Employer. Hire a Student.  Under the Government of Canada's  slimmer employment program  for students, organizations of nil kinds are  eligible Utnpply for funding assistance  that supports the creation of summer jobs.  Applv now through your Iik.iI  .Canada* Employment Centre - listed  under Employment and Immigration  Canada in the blue pages of your  telephone Ixxik.  Become a Challenge '93 employer.  It's good for students, uj  employers and the     /J/ __ 6L��OSi 7��*  future of Canada.  APPLICATIONS MUST BE ,*OSTMARKED NO LATER THAN MARCH 12,1993  \\tv 'Ik tliiHihlH' ItMV Viiry l^*AH'ii*lUctyinif li��.iK'.in.i.brmplnMiintK.,nln,il>r lnrtluTiM.nls  ���*���  Gci.e'nmenl ol Canada  MtfaWlf ol Stale 'or fouin  Gouverriement rjv, Canada  Mifaistre ii Etat a la Jetmesse  Canada  mals, which forage for food in  the sediments, can mix the sediments and smear the record a  bit. Scientists allow for this in  evaluating the contaminant history and Ihe potential for contaminants being taken up in  organisms.  What's going to happen in  Ihe future? Macdonald says that  determining historical contaminant trends is a good place to  begin. History allows us to create models to predict the environmental future. If science can  forecast the contaminant burden  in the sediments, then relationships can be developed to predict the contaminant burden in  animals that feed in sediments,  in the animals that eat those animals and so on, up the food  chain.  Additional research on contaminant trends is being pursued The goal is to establish the  fTWlljfiPllsJe and history for all  important contaminants in the  Strait of Georgia basin and other  areas. For contaminants thai  bind themselves to particles in  the water, sediment cores are the  best way to discover their  marine histories.  Susan Stilt is a technical  writer and researcher. Her company, Farmhouse Writers Ltd.,  is based in White Rock.  Vatentine Gift  Receive a leather  make-up bag (available in  assorted colours) when  you purchase any purse  valued over $30.)  One Week Only Feb. 8-13th  Sole Feetures  PHYSIOTHERAPY  SERVICES  Now 3 locations to serve you.  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This meeting is one of a series of individual neighborhood meetings  authorized by the District of Sechelt. Come prepared to work!  For information call 885-1986.  Attention Residents of West Porpoise Bay/Arena  Notice of  Official Community Plan Meeting  Saturday, February 20th, 1993  9:30 A.M,  New Senior Citizen Hall, Trail Ave.  All those residing in or owning property in the area bounded on the South by Anchor  Road and the B.C. Hydro Right of Way; on the North and East by Sechelt Inlet and  Porpoise Bay; and on the West by Emmerson Road are urged to attend.  Committee/s and Chairpeople will be chosen to consider changes to Sechelt's Official  Community Plan. This meeting is one of a series of individual neighborhood meeting s  authorized by the District of Sechelt. Come prepared to work!  For information call 885-1986.  Public Skate Cancelled  Please be advised that due to a Hockey Tournament the February 27th Public Skate at  the Sechelt Arena is cancelled. 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Feb. 12. 13�� 14  Live Entertainment  Featuring country singer  SKINNY JIMMY  X  frum page 1  Over the years, many companies have mined Texada. Today  Ihere are three active operations  lell  A short distance down the  road, beyond the resiny smell of  fir, an open-pit limestone quarry  yawns wilh terraces of chalky  grey stone. The sound of trickling rock echoes as the ground  warms, shifts from Ihe freezing  of the nighl before. A drill sits  in front of explosive holes covered with red plastic plugs; ice  shines on piles of rock dust.  At the edge of the mine,  there are deer tracks in Ihe  snow.  Barlier in the century, Blubber Hay was a company town  run by the Pacific lime Company, recalls Frieda Woodheail.  who's lived ou Texada since the  I'Mils She married into a logging family, but "when my  falbcr-iii-law came up and  bought the ptoperty he was a  miller."  Where the current operation  is mining, there used to be  workhouses for Chinese labourers, says Woodhead.  "When they first brought  them here they were considered  second-class citizens and they  used to pay them less than the  white men," she says. "They  used to carry ore in wicker baskets on their shoulders up these  rickety ladders. Those walls  were pretty sheer."  Later, when Ihe old kiln was  lorn down and replaced with a  rotary kiln, "for a mile and a  half up the road there wasn't a  tree thai wasn't white."  There arc also the stories  Frieda Wixidhead  found in all mining towns, like  Ihe car with three people that  went off the road into an old  excavation filled with several  hundred feel of water. "They  never did find il," she says.  Mining on Texada goes back  a long way, to the first discovery of iron ore deposits on Ihe  island in the 1870s and ensuing  political scandal as Armor de  Cosmos, the premier of the  province, and his cabinet  steamed up on a boat to slake  their mineral claims.  "Maybe that's half of ils  magnetism. Il's half metal,"  says Dougan of the island.  In Vananda, Ihe biggest community on the island, there is  Copper Queen Street, Alladin  and .Smelter avenues up from  the hardware and building supply store, named after early  mines on the Texada.  ano_y's  RESTAURANT    IV  r,     HIGHWAY 101. GIBSONS AT THE TOP OF THE HILL  t_��*t FULLY LICENSED ��� AIR CONDITIONED ��� 888 3388  COOK ISLANDS  With Air New Zealand  From $CAD 1495.   2 Weeks Apr. -Aug.  Includes Air/Transfers  Studio Accommodation  Stop Over Allowed Honolulu  Conditions Apply ��� Taxes Extra  A few old mining houses still  stand, with verandahs and  caves, a willow tree among the  fir. Almost all the houses have  fences around them, as though  their occupants were in some  sense used to territorial definitions.  In Ihe old days, "Vananda-  'Afew of them were  growing pot. That's  how they were  making some of  their money'  ���Frieda Woodhead  iles never used lo mix with the  Blubber Bay-iles," says Wood-  head. "They had Iwo bad strikes  in Ihe Pacific Lime Company in  the 1930s." In one instance,  workers making 25 cents an  hour asked for five cents more,  says Woodhead, and the company wouldn't give it to them.  As the strike dragged on, eventually young men wilh families  to support crossed the picket  lines. "That broke families up,"  she says. "The oldtimers stayed  in Blubber Bay. The new families moved lo Vananda."  Ir. its heyday, there was a  jail, a hospital, a newspaper,  even an opera house - the  largest north of San Francisco.  There was also a union hall, and  two hotels with two saloons.  "One was Ihe Buckel of Blood,"  says Woodhead. Not much  remains anymore, as Vananda  has burnt down three limes.  The Marble Bay mine operated where the playing field sits  now, says Woodhead. Today,  behind a lumber mill and a pile  of sawdust covered in snow, an  old kiln still stands sentinel  down on the beach al Marble  Bay.  "Up lo Ihe 1950s there was a  gold mine in Vananda, the Little  Billy," says Woodhead. "It cost  Ihem sixteen dollars a Ion to  produce il for eight dollars of  gold, so it folded."  Sometimes, today, people  talk of starling up Ihe gold  mines again. "I wouldn't put  any money in it," she says.  "There's iron mines all along  the shore. When you go along in  a boal you can see where  they've driven in looking."  A residential and summer  area at Oillics Bay on the west  side of the island now sits in the  afternoon sun at Ihe sile of a former logging operation. Al Shelter Point park, where another  outfit once logged, seagulls  break open shells on the pebbly  beach, Ihe mountains of Vancouver Island in the dislance.  During Ihe counter-culture  era, a commune existed for a  while al Davie Bay, soulh of  Shelter Point, where back-to-  the-landers sel up house on  property owned by Ihe (iemstar  mining company.  "They were the so-called  flower children," says Wood-  head. "They were going to live  off the beach and make Iheir  own way. Il's a nice dretun, but  it's pretty tough to realize.  "A few of them were growing pot. That's how Ihey were  making some of Iheir money.  Ihey were telling us it's got so  cheap you can't make any  money anymore."  On Ihe silent cast side of the  island, the rocky shores made a  good place for illegal stills and  rum-running at various times in  Ihe island's history.  "I know there were stills out  here," says Woodhead. "Once,  two fellows wl)P. r,iUi���th�� slill  heard Ihe police coming. They  threw it in the strait and took off  so they didn't get caught."  "You could get over there  and hide a thing or yourself,"  says Dougan. Often bad weather  kept others away, and there are  slill lots of places in the forest  where a helicopter can't land.  For Ihe most part, Texada  keeps ils secrets. The tracks  from Ihe old quarries have been  ripped up long ago and many of  the mines have sunk back into  the ground.  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Complete Clinic and  Dispensary Services  101-2182 W. 12th Ave.  Tel: 734-4596  _tm Coast News, February 8, 1993  community  ������-i��v'.-*v%.  A safe crossing for horses  and riders in upper  Gibsons, compliments  of an escort on foot  Joel Johnstone photo  george In glbsons  by George Cooper  The Gibsons Branch of St.  Mary's Hospital held its 1993  annual general meeting Jan. 14.  The first item on the agenda was  the installation of officers for  the year.  They are as follows: Shirley  Huggins, president; Mary Cook,  first vice-president; Marion  Alsager, second vice-president;  Jean Clarke, secretary; and Bdna  Bowen, treasurer.  Anyone interested in joining  the auxiliary contact Mrs. Huggins at 886-7120 for informa-  , lion. The nexl meeting will be  Thursday, Feb. 11 at 1:30 pm in  , the marine room.  Recommended reading  My Father's House by  Sylvia Fraser available in the  Gibsons and District Library,  then turn to Trysh Ashby-Rolls  .Triumph. Be prepared in Ihis  latter book for some difficult  reading. The details there you  must read for yourself. Be  appalled and outraged that such  gibsons lions club news  damage is done to children.  A monstrous crime, incest,  the victims, innocent children:  One in four girls, one in six  boys, Health and Welfare tells  us, are victims in Canada. Not  all survive.  Both Fraser and Ashby-Rolls  had locked away all memories  of incestuous acts for four  decades. For Trysh Ashby-Rolls  the memories were frozen,  unreachable. But the damage to  their emotional selves - damage  they did not comprehend - corroded Iheir adult lives.  She became a confused,  unhappy, controlling, needy  grown-up trying to keep out all  possible hurt while desperately  hurting inside.  For Ashby-Rolls, surviving  was the long agonized journey  through hell. As her memories  'defrosted', she did have the  support of friends and the aid of  a trusted counsellor lo help her  reach the lime when she could  take charge of her own healing.  The time when she could hear  the small voice within her saying, "Only you can take care of  you." Choosing to heal is  beyond survival; healing is a  way of life, a spiritual path.  Dreams jarred loose the  memories of the little girl each  of these Iwo had been. They saw  and heard the child within. Each  had lived Ihe abuse, "now was  the time of remembering and  sorrowing for Ihe child - the  child within."  The deeds of those fathers  were criminal. Ashby-Rolls  found she did not have to love  her father nor hate him; let him  and my childhood memories  depart. Some survivors find it  difficult too, to let go of anger  toward their mothers who were  unaware of what was going on,  or worse, too fearful to take any  action.  For Ihe perpetrator of incest  the sentence is often only probation, for the victim survivor, it is  life.  by Agnes Labonte  Gibsons Lions Club invites you to be a proud  contributor to the Make a Wish Foundation of BC.  Attractive pins in the shape of a wishbone are  available al I.G.A. Plus in Gibsons Park Plaza or at  Pebble Realty in Gibsons. Pins sell for $10 with  ' proceeds directed to the Foundation to help make a  'dream come true for a child with a life-threatening  'illness who may not live beyond the age of 18  years. Please join us in bringing a dream to one of  'these unfortunate children.  I.G.A. Plus in Gibsons has joined the already  participating businesses in our community who  support Gibsons Lions Club Bingo. Cards may be  ''picked up there at a cost of $1 each.  Penny Pic cards are being displayed at several  'businesses in Gibsons. The winning number  receives $25 with proceeds going to local charities..,  Kiwanis Club members Bill Laing (president)  and Bill Wright were guest speakers at the Lions  Club's last dinner meeting. They outlined the history of the Club since its inception in 1954. The  main topic was the building and operation of the  Kiwanis Village and more recently the Kiwanis  Heritage Home. This has been an outstanding contribution lo the Gibsons area and represents many  hours of volunteer work by members.  The time has come when new membership in  the Sunshine Coast Kiwanis Senior Housing Society would be welcome. The Society elects a board  of directors which looks after the operation of  these buildings. Information on the Society may be  obtained from the president or other members of  Kiwanis.  SUNSHINE   COAST  List your special event free of charge  in the 1993 Summer edition  of Sunshine Coast Soundings magazine.  Any event occurring between May 21 and September 30 will be  included at no charge. Space is limited so book your listing now,  details may be provided to us later.  Call the Glassford Press oftices with your listing.  Gibsons: 886-2622 Sechelt: 885-3930  SUNSHINE COAST SOUNDINGS MAGAZINE, AVAILABLE  ON NEWSSTANDS MAY 21  Valentine's Treats  for everyone on your list  Trail Bay Mall, Sechelt ��� 885-7836  v^aie  Welcome...  To Good Food, Good Times  GRAND OPENING  Wednesday, February 10th  5651 Cowrie St.  in the ^J of Sechelt  885-7626  "^\  ^x.  kmB*^  .  WhiteWestinghouse  Starting Today ...Hurry!  W WhiteWestinghouse  CONVECTION RANGE  with  COIL ELEMENTS  16.8 cu ft.  DELUXE  REFRIGERATOR  DISHWASHERS, WASHERS  DRYERS, FREEZERS  MICROWAVES, GAS RANGES  low, low monthly payments on approved credit  BOWES' _ Sechelt  Best Value! Best Selection! Best Quality! Best Service!  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY, SECHELT ��� 885-5756  mmmmMmmmmmmmmmmm 10  Coast News, February 8, 1993  ^tmvtar  IFire & Ice Qift '3or\es are backjor 'Valentines  ���4 specialty selected fire & ice  single rose gift 6oXfd  with 'Belgian  chocolates  for your  sweetheart!.  PUQWSRS  4W Marine Drive  Gibsons Landing  Tues.-Sat. 10-5:30  Kefr 74.15  Open Sunday, Feb. 14  Pro-order for best selection.  community  Rosemary Oxley, Anna  Wcyburg and jeanette Mora  enjoy a cup or tea midway  through this year's Roberts  Creek Christmas Blues Fair  at the HaU, Jan. 31.  Joe! Johnstone pholo  RECYCLE THIS NEWSPAPER  ^^     for the finest in area dining  Dining gdidE  Featured Restaurant of the Week  Pizza, dinners, salads, burgers, chicken, desserts, drinks and ice  cream. Take-out or free home delivery within 4 miles, after S pm  only, on $10 minimum orders. Small charge (or orders  under $ 10. Hwy. 101. Gibsons. 886-7813. j      O   oQ  FAMILY DINING  Andy'i RntturKit - Lunch and dinner specials every day. House specialties include prime rib, veal  dishes, steaks, seafood, pasta,  pizza, Thai food and lots of new  gourmet dishes. Don't miss Andy's  great lunch buffet Mon - Fri and  our popular Sunday brunch, 11 am  - 2:30 pm. Hwy 101, Gibsons, 886-  3388. Open 7 days a week  Tht Bolt Houm - Just a ferry ride  away in beautiful Horseshoe Bay,  offering daily choices of fresh and  flash frozen seafood from the  West, East and Gulf Coasts as well  as a variety of other specialties.  Join us after 5 pm for dinner or for  our spectacular Sunday Brunch,  served between 10:30 am and 2  pm. Friendly service in a relaxed  atmosphere and fabulous meals  are just some of the reasons you'll  keep coming back. If you have an  important rendezvous or a ferry to  catch, please let us know and we'll  make the necessary accommodations. For reservations call 921-  8188. All major credit cards  accepted.  Dir Lttbawon Reataurant - Come and  join us for Lebanese cuisine. Lunch  and Dinner features include Chicken, Beef, Lamb and Vegetarian  dishes, Shishkebabs, Falafels, Cappuccino, Espresso and Desserts.  Mon - Sat 10am - llpm, Sunday  11am - llpm. Eat in or take-out.  Catering for parties and weddings.  Everything we make is made with  love! Gibsons Park Plaza, Hwy.  101. at Pratt Road, Gibsons, 886-  3572. Visa and MasterCard.  Licensed.  Hltd-A-Wiy Rutturant - Bring Ihe  whole family and join us for great  dining at the Haid-A-Way Restaurant in Gibsons Motor Inn on Hwy.  101 at Park Rd. Our friendly, helpful staff and warm, pleasant atmosphere will add to your enjoyment  of our excellent breakfast, lunch  and dinner menu, which includes  a children's section.We're open 7  days a week, 5:30am ��� 2pm, closed  from 2pm - 5pm with evening  hours 5pm-10pm. Our Sunday buffet (11 am - 2 pm) features a  scrumptious salad bar, with a large  selection of hot and cold dishes  and desserts. Eat to your heart's  content. Don't forget our Friday  night 2 for 1 special 5pm-10pm.  Reservations 886-4501. 50 seats  plus banquet room.  HiUsidt Family RMtaurant Located in  Seaview Place, Hwy 101 Gibsons.  Family Dining with Special Children's Menu. Relaxed country  atmosphere and reasonable prices.  Our specialties are steaks and  burgers, homemade soups, pies  and salads, and entrees. Daily Specials. Take-Oul available upon  requesl. Licensed att air condi-  lioned.Winter Hours: Open Sun -  Thurs, 11 am - 9 pm. Fri (k Sat 11  am -10 pm. 886-2993  NIGHT ON THE TOWN  Tht Wharf - Open for breakfast,  lunch and dinner seven days a  week. Breathtaking ocean view  and sunsets from every table. Continental cuisine and seafood at its  best. Sunday Brunch from fi am - 2  pm. Fully licensed and air conditioned. Dinner reservations recommended. Hwy. 101, Davis Bay.  885-7285.  New China Kitchen ��� GIBSONS  PARK PLAZA, 1100 HWY. 101.  Come enjoy our Gourmet Chinese  Buffet featuring over 16 hoi dishes  plus salad bar & dessert. Also featuring a full service menu including Canadian Cuisine. Lunch or  Dinner. Licensed premises, dining  facilities for meetings, banquets  and parties. Hours: Sunday -  Thursday 11:30 am - 9 pm. Friday  & Saturday, 11:30 am - 10:00 pm,  lunch buffet 11:30 am - 2:30 pm,  dinner buffet 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm.  For reservations call 886-3028. Free  delivery from 5 pm - 8:30 pm within 6 km radius. Minimum $15  order. Visa/Mastercard accepted.  Backeddy Pub - Enjoy the natural  beauty of Jervis Inlet while tasting  one of our many homestyle specialties in the pub; or the casual  surroundings of our family restaurant. Our "Skookum Burger" is a  challenge to the biggest appetite  Backeddy Pub - located 1/2 mile  north of Egmont on Maple Road-  Closed Monday and Tuesday. Pub  open noon - closing. Kitchen  hours: Noon - 8:00 pm.  Irvinei Landing Pub ��� Dinner menu  offers a variety of appetizers and  entrees featuring local produce  and fresh seafood in a relaxed setting with ocean view, Average dinner for two, $30. We're now open 4  days a week - Fri & Sat: Noon -11  pm, kitchen Noon - 9 pm; Sun, &  Thurs: Noon - 10 pm, kitchen  Noon - 9 pm. For the WINTER  MONTHS ONLY, we are closed  Mon., Tues. & Wed. Pender Harbour, 883-1145, Mastercard & Visa.  Fully licensed  FINE DINING  Blue Heron Inn - Located on the  waterfront, enjoy the view of East  Porpoise Bay Observe the tranquil  ducks and geese or dine by moonlight with a candle at your table.  To savor Ihis superb dining experience, reservations are required for  dinner. Fully licensed. Hours,  Wednesday- Sunday. Lunch 11  am- 2pm, Dinner 5 pm. 885-3847.  Chez Philippe Riataurant at Bonniebrook Lodge. The fire is burning every evening in our rugged  stone fireplace. We have candlelight and fresh flowers on the  tables. Soft music is the final touch  to set the scene for a relaxed  evening of fine dining, we have an  extensive wine list and friendly  professional service. Your boats  Chef Philippe and Karen Lacoste  invite you to have that special dinner you go to Vancouver for -  right here in Gibsons! Follow  Gower Point Road to Ocean Beach  Esplanade. Reservations recommended. 886-2188. Open 5:30 p.m.  6 days a week. Closed Wednesdays.  Creak Houaa - Intimate dining and  European cuisine in a sophisticated  yet casual atmosphere. We serve  selections of rack of lamb, duck,  crab, clams, scallops, steaks and  daily specials from a constantly  changing menu. Reservations recommended. Roberts Creek Road  and Beach Avenue - 885-9321.  Open from 6 pm. Thurs. through  Sun. Visa & Mastercard. 40 seats.  El Nino ��� Dine in the finest ocean  view restaurant in Gibsons Landing. Savour the delights of fresh  seafood from around Ihe world.  Our extensive Dinner Menu  includes fresh seafood in our soup,  salad, hot or cold appetizers, main  courses and pastas. Other entrees  include steak, veal, chicken and  lamb. Caesar salad for two and  flamba? desserts are prepared at  your tableside. Our lunch menu  contains sandwiches and burgers.  Lunch hours: Thurs thru Mon  11:30 - 2:30. Dinner hours: Wed  thru Mon 4:30 - 9:30. CLOSED  TUESDAYS. Visa and Mastercard.  Reservations recommended. 886-  3891  Pebble* ��� On Tho Beach - Dine in a  friendly atmosphere, watch cruise  ships glide by ea sample the fine  cuisine of this renowned restaurant. Open 7 day a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Bninch on  Sunday 8 am-2:30 pin. Dinner  Reservations Recommended. In the  heart of Sechelt at Ihe Driftwood  Inn, Trad Avenue. 885-5811.  EAT IN TAKE OUT  Ernie a Qwtn'i Drlvt In - Take oul, or  delivery. Pizza, dinners, salads,  burgers, chicken, desserts, drinks,  ice cream. Free home delivery  within 4 miles, after 5 pm only, on  $10 minimum orders. Small charge  for orders under $10. Hwy. 101.  Gibsons. 886-7813.  *  robertscnek  by Beverley Shipley  BC Hydro's limbing program is in full swing in the  Creek and if you're concerned  aboul any of your trees being  targeted for either limbing or  removal - check Ihem out each  day for red spray spots. Apparently Hydro has permission lo  cull 420 trees but has applied lo  do approximately 1,200.  Il's a bit after the fact, but  FRESH,  FRESH,  FRESH!  AUDREY'S  COFFEE  SERVICE  there is a big flack going on  right now wilh the regional district complaining to Hydro for  that corporation's granting the  work program to a US company  from Longview, Washington  instead of hiring locally.  Hydro has slated they use a  selective tendering process and  accepted bids for the job from  10 companies, three of which  were from the Sunshine Coasl,  one from the US and the rest  from the Lower Mainland. The  lowest bidder won the contract -  it's that simple.  OCP Meeting  The next meeting of the  Roberts Creek Official Community Plan working committee  will be Wednesday, Feb. 17 at  7:30 pm in the library at  Roberts Creek elementary.  Preschool Benefit  Rainbow Preschool, currently located at Camp Douglas in  Roberts Creek, must in the near  future relocate and of course  this is going to cost money - lots  of it.  Parent fundraising is going to  be a big pari of the process,  starting next week with a dance  at the hall, Saturday, Feb. 20.  Featured entertainers will be  from Punchlines - Comic Section - a group including Rod  Crawford. Music between comedy sets will be .Straight From  II  the Kitchen and following all  this will be the dance itself with  Butler in Ihe Hay, Tickets arc  on sale at the store and  Talewind and Sayward Books.  Games and Soccer  Cooperative games and soccer for ages Ihree to six are happening Mondays at the school  gym from 4 pm lo 5 pm. There  is no charge; for info call Barry  Krangle or Jackie Allen.  Teen Input  Three students from Sechelt  attended the last RCCA meeting  and talked about Robeits Creek  and what, if anything there is  for teenagers to do in our community. There wasn't much to  say except that there is a coffee  house, a multi-purpose use  room at the school, a bike path  and Creek Daze - all of which  does not really give teenagers  somewhere lo go lo do their  thing. Most seem to share in the  view that public transportation  should be extended. It was suggested that a leen should sit on  the RCCA executive committee.  Roberts Creek Singers  A group called the Roberts  Creek Singers (Gumboot  Gospel) are recruiting members  age 14 and up. The group sings  everything from jazz and blues  lo modern and even gospel. For  further info call Helen at 886-  2SPS.  Say "I Love You" with a personal  Valentine's Greeting...  Compose your own message on this coupon and bring, mail,  fax, or phone it in to us by noon, Tuesday, February 9th.  Budget Model  1 col x 1/2"  $4  Ecomony  Model  lcolxl"  $7  Bob, you mean the world  tome.  *0 Love you, Mary ���*��  Daddy, I love you very  much and hope you'll  always be my Valentine  Love, Muffin  P.S. Mom loves you too  ***+*0*******0*0  Choose front 4 sizes  designed to fit  your budget...  Publication date  Thursday, February 11th  Rosie  I love soft kittens fluffy  snowllakes, rainbows,  chocolate cupcakes,  sunny days, good cheer,  butterflies, and of  course, you dear  Larry  Deluxe Model  lcolx2"  $14  Hey,  Big Spender  Model  1 col x 3"  $21  Maggie  Of all the girls I've loved  belore  There's none lhat can  compare  With one who's eyes are  really  Blue and whose face is  truly lair.  ���Bonis  Print your message here...  aS'.S'-i .WO (fn.\ .S'.S'.-i ..''>>/J tirSHo 2(>22 d'nx ,S',\7>  ata_r____________________  a-a. toast News, hebruary o,  i *>**j  community  datis bay news  by Greta Avdeer, 885-5792  Be moderate and courteous; be righteous  ' and have a strong sense of justice; be modest  in your words and actions; respect others.  These are excellent principles for each of us  lo follow in life, but they are the first four  rules (aught during the karate lessons Monday and Wednesday nights at the hall. The  last rule is karate-do is a lifetime study - a  way of,being that extends outwards into  every aspect of life.  Sensei sensibilities  The sensei, or teacher, is a soft spoken  man who personifies all thai he leaches. He  is as kind and gentle with lhe youngest sludenis (six year olds) as he is wilh the adults,  lie radiates an inner quiet lhat is the result of  niokUsO, or meditation.  Kanite is great for those who experience a  lol of stress in their lives, have trouble  sechelt scenario  remembering, or get sick frequently. Any  age can benefit from the physical activity  and mental discipline of karate. Phone 885-  8815 or 886-0199 for more information.  The weather has definitely become more  spring-like and most arc probably preparing  for the annual spring cleaning. II you come  across an old vacuum in working order, Ihe  hall cleaners would love lo see it donated to  the hall association and library. If you have  a vacuum to donate, or one for a very nominal fee, please phone Hilda al 885-986.1.  Women's lunch  St. John's United Church is hosting this  year's Christian Women's luncheon on  Wednesday, Feb. 17 from II ant lo 2 pm.  Women of all faiths are invited to share this  fellowship. Invite a friend or neighbour and  enjoy the luncheon and guesl speaker. For  more information phone Mary Bcnncll al  by Dciiima l.ut'ilcr, 885-7.165  Before Chrislmas I wrote  aboul Harmony, the musical duo  of Reg and lynne Dickson.  They had pledged ihe monies  raised Iront their Chrislmas tape  toward Breakaway, a program  and support group for teenagers  wilh drug and alcohol problems.  The lape was for sale at many  outlets along the Coast and  recently the duo donated  $109.1.21 lo Breakaway. Congratulations lo Lynne and Reg.  Communily members like the  Dicksons really do make Ihis  .Sunshine Coast a better place lo  live.  Breakaway gets very little  official funding and is dependent for funds on donalions  from llantiony, the l.ions Cluh  and the Fat Quarter Quillers  Group, Substance abuse continues to be a problem amongst  children and adult; if we can  reach out to teenagers, we can  save years of damage and grief.  Writers' Forge  The Suncoast Writers' Forge  holds its monthly meeting on  FiK 10 al 7:10 pm at Rockwood  Centie. This meeting features  Caitlin Hicks as guest speaker.  Caitlill is an excellenl speaker,  writer and actress who recently  presented her play, Six Piil'nt  Trees, on the Coast.. Hicks will  be speaking aboul reading and  performing one's own works in  public. Everyone is welcome.  The forge writing contest deadline is Feb. 15. so hurry and finish Ihose manuscripts and drop  them offal the Coasl News.  A reminder lhal Ihe Sechell  llospil.il Auxiliary holds its  monthly meeting Thursday, Feb.  Ill at 1:10 pm al St. Hilda's  j Hall, lhe auxiliary invites all ils  i members to come and meel the  I new committee.  Highland dancing, pipes, drums and haggis look over the Sechelt  Legion, Jan. 30, in celebration of Robbie Burns Day.  Iluili Forrester photo  There are a lot of opportunities coming'tip in the arts. Rock  wood Centre will be sponsoring  the Healing Arls Festival Feb.  27 - healing practitioners who  wish to participate should book  their space soon. Call Kay or  Sandy at 885-2522.  Rockwood courses  Coming up soon at Rockwood Centre as well are two  interesting courses. Professor  Peter Millard will be presenting  a series on Shakespeare - The  Tragedies, and Jack Campbell  will instruct a course on figure  drawing and portraiture. Call  885-2522 for information.^ '"*"'  The Festival of the written  Arts has its calenitar of spring  workshops out and they are  available al bookstores and at  lite library.  The Sunshine Coast Music  Society is holding auditions Saturday, Feb. 1.1 from 3 to 8 pm at  St. John's United Church at  Davis Bay. They will be producing West Side Story for performance in July. There are lots  of roles lo be filled - 14 females,  21 males from ages 14 to 30 and  four adult males. Call Lyn Vernon 886-0995 for information.  885-5925 or Mary Smith al 885-9367.  Valentine's  Sunday is Valentine's Day, so lake some  time this week to think of thai something  special your loved one would like. For ihose  who love flowers, an outdoor plant can be  appreciated for years. As I look over my  yard, my favourite plants are ihose given on  special occasions - a flowering crabapple for  Ihe birth of my first child; a palm Iree for  father's day; a rhododendron from a neighbour for my birthday.  A gift always seems more special if a little though! is put into ihe purchase or making. Remember lhat most women and men  tend to give subtle hints. We just have to  learn to listen.  Happy February birthdays lo Brianne,  Michael, Fraser, Jasmine and Kyle at Teddy  Bear Daycare.  Volunteer  training  sessions  offered  The Volunteer and Information Centre will be running a  scries of workshops on volunteer management.  They are aimed al Ihose who  run volunteer programs or coordinate volunteers. The workshops can be taken individually  or collectively:  ���week I Feb. II -9 am to 12  noon. Assessing volunteer  needs for your program and  writing job descriptions;  ���week 2 Feb. 18-9 am lo 12  noon. Recruitment of volunteers  and publicity/marketing of your  program;  ��� week .1 Feb. 25-9 am lo 12  noon, interviewing, placing,  training, orientating and evaluating your volunteers;  ��� week 4 March 4 - 9 am to  12 noon. Volunteer recognition  and record keeping for your  volunteer program.  Call 885-5881 for more  ��� information.  Time to Dormant Spray  Dormant Spray Kits Reg. $17.95  SALE PRICE $12.95  Drop in Saturday  Feb. 13 Between 1 ��� 4 pm  Pruning  Advisor  will be on hand  with demonstrations  and information.  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd.  Pratt Rd., Gibsons       886-7527  Mon.-Sat. 9-5:30    Sun. 10-4  SALE  Hunter Douglas Authorized  Manufacturer's Sale  .Save 40%  en Minds  until Feb. 28!  Wntcb for our wain dollni  in-stock carpet Cv lino sale  For quality  workmanship  "done right the first time"  SHOWROOM 851 HWY. 101 GIBSONS PH/FAX 886-3191  POWER  OFF  Date: Tuesday, Feb. 9,1993  Time: 10 am to 1 pm  Area: Port Mellon Hwy  from Twin Creeks  Road to Port Mellon  To ensure d electric service, we are proceeding with line and  distribution system improvements. However, for safety  reasons il will be necessary to interrupt your power supply.  Following the interruption if you experience any electrical  problems or require further information please call 885-2211.  93-01-29 Wayne Turner  Dale  Area/District Manager or Delegate  BC hydro  - t  i |*no"l 1.1   I ��� I ' i  MEW     ���  CHINA KITCHEN  RESTAURANT  886-3028  In addition to our authentic  Chinese food, our lunch buffet  now includes  Canadian cuisine!  (buffet only $6.95)  nm   e   _m  For dinner, we feature a  different Canadian-style  dish every night!  (buffet only $10.95)  Have the best of both worlds:  Canadian, Chinese, Buffet or a la carte  NOW AVAILABLE:  3 27" screen TVs for your viewing pleasure  I nil facilities for banquets, |  parties, wedding receptions. *  Stage, large circular dance floor with  ,pecial effects lighting, sep.ir.ite banquet room /  WE ALSOCATLK! A  FREE DELIVERY  within 6 km  from 5 pm daily ra^taS^a^^  to closing -^j    \im--  Winter Hours: Sun-Thurs 11:30 am - 9 pm  Fri & Sat 11:30 am-10 pm  228 -1100 Hwy. 101, Gibsons Park Plaza  Reservations taken, phone 886-3028  ���������tt  mmmmmmmk  wtm 12  Coast News, February 8,  1993  community  by l.ynn Mees  February blues anyone? But it is lightening up. Slop and look  around - lhe buds are coming out on the trees and you can see lhat  the ground is there and it looks workable for a shovel and pick.  Remember we're all in this together, this season of expectation, the  great circle of life never fails to remind us of the process.  Playgroup is happening regularly again, now that the snow is  gone and the pipes aren't frozen anymore. We had quite the crowd  lasl week with five boys and one girl and the moms as usual  exchanging stories and ideas.  There are a lot of sick children In Pender Harbour who have come  down with strep throat. In rare cases, it can turn into Scarlet Fever.  I've been avoiding the Harbour like the plague and so far we've  been safe this far north, so let's hope it slays lhat way. Happy  February birthdays to: C'harleen Silvey, Noreen Marshall, Sally  Rentmeester. Adam Wallace, Brent Sheppitrd, Iris Griffith, Dot Far-  tell, Cathy Silvey, Sean Grey. Vincent Percy. Jackie Williams, Bill  Hall, Don Jeffries, Btenda Silvey and Bruce McClelland.  The Weekender,  Your  community  newspaper  CAPILANO  COLLEGE  UPCOMING WORKSHOPS  AND COURSES  CAREER ASSESSMENT WORKSHOP  AND TESTING:  Wednesday, February 17,11:00am to  1:00pm, Room 44, South Campus.  Please note there is a $5.00 fee for this  workshop. Call 885-9310 to register.  FOODSAFE- LEVEL 1  Thursday, April 1, 9:00am to 5:00pm,  Room 44, South Campus  Fees: $65.00 Please register by  March 30.  Reminders:  LIBRARY CLOSURE - NORTH  VANCOUVER CAMPUS  Please note that our main campus  library in North Vancouver will be  closed trom February 22 through  March 7. Students and community  borrowers are urged to check out any  materials they wish to acquire from  the main library betore Feb.22. Book  loans will be extended to cover the  closure period.  2055 Pureed Way ��� North Vancouver ��� B.C.  ���****���******��*��������****������*��������  A fomo morning swim olTthc shoreline at Cooper's Green In Halfmoon Bay. Kuth Forrester photo  Scouting new pack options  hy Kuth Forrester  For the past six years, Don and Gayle Kinneard  have been leaders of the Halfmoon Bay Beavers  and Cubs. What started out with just one boy has  developed to where there are now some 14 or 15  involved in the movement.  The mad has not been an easy one, since lhe  Halfmoon Hay area is not included in any of the  fund raising projects in which members on olher  parts of the Coast may participate.  "Because our fundraising is limited by district  to Halfmoon Bay itself while other groups have the  use of the malls etc., there are never enough funds  to cover costs which we have been covering out of  our own pockets for the past six years. Requests  for funds from District have been denied, although  Ihey make substantial donations lo olher groups.  Ml requests for help or support have been denied,"  said Dan Kinneard.  "Scouting, al least on the Sunshine Coasl, has  become a political organization, and we cannot  reconcile ourselves lo something so diametrically  opposed to Ihe principles of Scouting. For Ihis reason, neither of us is prepared to carry on as leaders  after ihis year."  It is not only the lack of financial help which  made the Kinneards come to this decision.  lor the past four years, there has been an annual  family camp at Camp Burley on ihe May holiday  weekend under iheir leadership. This year Ihey  were told they could not use the camp, and that in  order to take any boys camping, Don, who has  advertising  deadline  February .28  5^**��*��* (jt>cidit~  The magazine for explorers of the Sunshine Coast   ��� 1993 edition ���  i  i  i  p'HTTI  Contact Rich Rawting at 886-2622 to reserve space  gtklen HMtnW V  been running camps for many years, was informed  he must now take a camping course.  "Those who have been to camp with us know  how ridiculous ihis is!"  According '.., Don and Oayle, they have, for the  past two years been hanging on because they did  not want to disappoint the boys, but the lime came  when a decision had to be made.  "We are prepared to carry on as an independent group, so longer affiliated with Scouts Canada. Should this happen, there would be no change  in the program the boys would follow - they  would be taught true Scouting principles, would  slill be able to earn badges and lake part in most of  Ihe same activities."  There are two other leaders who must decide if  they want lo carry on the Scout group as is, and it  is also up lo the parents to make a decision in the  mailer.  "Should Ihe leaders decide not to carry on, and  you still wish your son lo be a member of Scouts  Canada, Ihere is a Beaver group in West Sechelt  and a Cub pack in Sechelt. Should you wish lo  form an independent group we will call a parents'  meeting to decide how to proceed."  If you have questions or would like more information, call either Don or Gayle Kinneard.  The parents of boys will no doubt be anxious to  have Ihis controversy cleared up soon for lhe sake  of Ihe young people who are always lhe brunt of  such debates and for whom the outcome is important.  \ JJ \ fit  -Ji     \ n    aiiinintiuino >itli iol /hi ���  gitintnn  ",'|t;|l!  iln*j  ..i itiodmH in  by Joyce Ostry "    ���*������> ***_���; ,,;  It seems we can assume spring is jusl around the comer and if we  would count days we'd And lhat winter is half over.  Another way lhat could be counted on lo remind us of spring is  seeing horses being ridden on sunny days. Such was the case when  granddaughter Tanna rode Rocky lo see us lasl Sunday. He looks  raggy with his winter coat and he left us several calling lumps on our  driveway. While still sleamy, ihis was all shovelled up and put on our  tomato garden. Two days later I had occasion to leave the house on  lhat bright warm day we had and lhe odour was quite pungent in the  warm sun. Yel another reminder on Ihe march of time lo spring.  By lhe lime you read this Ihe pancake breakfast will have happened al the seniors cenlre (Sunday, Feb. 7.)  There is a new cook in Ihe seniors kilchen - John Pelula. Who can  forget Ihe Homestead Restaurant and his prime rib that he served.  While I like home-canned salmon, Ihe only olher way I like it is when  John has cooked a bai beque. He has a magic sauce for the marinate.  Feb. 18 at 1:30 pm is Ihe monthly branch meeting. Come out lo  crafts al 9:30 am, have lunch al Ihe cenlre and carry on wilh Ihe meeting. When I spoke with Virginia Ekdahl Ihis morning, she said that  John had been cooking chicken stock and the wonderful soup aroma  was all over Ihe place. She also Ibid mc lhal wood carving was being  reintroduced at the same time as crafts on Thursday morning.  The seniors centre is open daily from 10 am to 4 pm with hosts to  greet you. Coffee is "on" all day and sold by lhe cup.  Sechelt branch 69 hosted Powell River branch on Wednesday,  Feb. 3 for the regional meeting and luncheon.  F.xercise classes, called Body Moves with Joan Frembd meet on  Monday and Thursday from 10 am lo 11 am. Because lhe hall is big,  Ihere is space for additional people. Jusl drop in and start. Belty Jef-  feries is the facilitator for Chi Gong on Wednesday at 10 lo 11 am.  Happy Valentine's Day.  haltmoon happenings  by Kuth Forrester, 885-2418  February is Heart Month,  which means that there is the  annual drive lo help raise  research funds.  Volunteers will be coming lo  your door soon, hoping that you  will give generously to this  worthy cause. Mosi of us either |  know, or have someone close to  us with heart problems and it is  those people who need all the  help we can give them.  Volunteers are needed to  help canvas the Halfmoon Bay  area. If you are willing lo help  oul, please call either Marilyn  at 885-2229 or Fay al 885-  3575. Your help will really be  appreciated.  Valentine Affairs  You slill have lime to make  arrangements to join in the  Valentine celebrations offered  in Halfmoon Bay. This Friday  there will be a dance in the gym  at Halfmoon Bay school. Contact the school if you plan to  attend or if you arc willing to  help with some of Ihe tasks ,  involved.  Pupils and parents alike are ,  delighted al the news thai Ihe  gym is scheduled for expansion.  The Welcome Beach Com- \  munily dinner dance lo cele- _  brale Valentine's Day will be "  this Salurday al lhe hall. Reser- ,  vations can be made by calling  one of these numbers: 885-  5249, 885-9032 or 885-4590. ,  Live music, which is, in fact ,  lively music, will be provided  by Justin Mcldguard and Paul ,  Hansen who are making quite a ,  name as great entertainers and ,  who now arc known as the  Great Danes.  Welcome dances        ,  Several years ago Paul was |  Ihe   regular   dance   music;  provider at Welcome Beach  dances when he would transport  a fair-sized electric organ lo Ihe ,  hall and would play for hours.  It is good to see Paul back wilh  music again and Ihis time his  instrument is much easier to  carry.  lie now plays a mean accordion. Glad yo,u are with us  again, Paul.  By the way, if you are planning lo come to the dinner  dance on Saturday, please call  and arrange to pick up your  tickets before Feb. 10 lo be sure  of a place.  Leaders Leaving  There musl be quite a few  boys and parents who are feeling sad and disappointed al Ihe  news lhal Beaver and Cub leaders Gayc and Don Kinneard  will no longer undertake these  tasks. The Kinneards have held  Ihe Beavers and Cubs together  for the pasl six years.  Burns Night  Once again (he Sechell  legion Pipes and Drums hosted  a most enjoyable dinner and  dance in honour of Robert  Burns.  The roast beef dinner, prepared by Ihe ladies of the  legion, was delicious and Ihe  band gave Iheir usual top notch  performance.  Margaret Buchanan gave a  very fine rendition of 'The Star  O' Rabbie Burns', and dancer  Kim Mills delighted wiih her  dance. In all, it was a fine  evening.  Sxoeetheart  Treat V����^Sr  *  Lobster Tail  served with rice  and all the trimmings,  includes Caesar salad  S-1395  PRONTO'S  818 Hwy 101  886-8138  -sjjeg *��� Coast News, February 8, 1993  13  community  Learning living skills in Madeira Park  by Roxanne Gregory  Madeira Park elementary may be an old  facility but the ideas inside it are new and  creative. During the noon hour every Tuesday through Thursday, an interactive community program is taking place.  Volunteers from Ihe communily come to  the school to share their knowledge and  expertise ranging from the esoteric to the  mundane. The program is enthusiastically  supported by students and staff. Potential  programs include ancient history, quilting,  gardening, astronomy, golf, sewing, yoga  and pet care, among others. The program has  already hosted beeswax candlemaking, carpentry skills, basic banking, hiking, baking  and board games.  Although Madeira Park elementary  applied last November to the ministry of  education's curriculum development branch  for funding for this pilot project bul were  turned down in January. The project proposal was a result of a school needs assessment,  a goal-selling workshop for staff and parents  and a review of present programs and the  goals of the I .earning for Living curriculum  guide.  Pal Orr is the teacher who coordinates the  program. "We decided to Iry and run the  program anyway and Ihe response of sludenis, teachers and Ihe communily has been  amazing," she said. "Some programs have  harbour watch  Elementary school  drawing from  community resources  had more than 100 students sign up for them.  Because we are a rural school without access  to the cultural events that a school in Vancouver would have access to, we were looking for an enrichment program. The Learning for Living program has two components.  One is based on life skills and the other is  enrichment."  In talking about the life skills components, Orr gave some examples, "We had  Sandra Crosby from the credit union come in  and spend an hour showing the kids how to  Fill out forms for deposits and withdrawals.  Thai's something most of us take for granted  but il's an important life skill.  "Thorn White from AC Hardware came  in and showed the kids how to make and  slain some bookcases, which were later raffled off. The kids were so enthusiastic. I try  lo schedule one cooking event each week as  well. This program provides students wilh  choices and gives them a chance to tasie  something new.  "They don't have to go out into the play  area al lunch if they have pre-regislered for  one of the programs. The kids make a commitment through pie registration and it helps  to develop a sense of responsibility and self-  determination."  Parents and members of ihe community  are welcome to be part of these noon hour  activities. "Lasl week we went on a hike and  we couldn't have done it without parents  participating," Orr said. "We had 60 kids for  the hike. For beeswax candlemaking we had  141 registrants signup.  "Some of the people who have come in to  share their skills have been really surprised  by lhe level of enthusiasm Ihe students have  for the opportunity to explore what are new  skills for them."  One of the enrichment activities coming  up is a trip to hear the Vancouver Symphony  and lo Ihe Vancouver art gallery for 16 grade  6 students. The tickets were provided as a  corporate donation by Howe Sound Pulp and  Paper.  Orr would like musicians lo come and  demonstrate their music and explain their  instruments. She's also looking for someone  to leach lhe sludenis how to play chess.  Although lhe program is hooked through  February, the months of April, May and June  are open. Anyone wanting lo share a special  skill with Ihe sludenis can contact Pat Orr at  Madeira Park elementary at 883-2373.  Increase Your  Income!!!  Tourism Opportunities Conference  Sponsored by the Sunshine Coast Community  Development Team  Thursday, February 18,1993 ��� Bella Beach Motel  ��� Identify new business opportunities in tourism  ��� Rate your present business or service  ��� Discover where your advertising dollar should go  ��� Learn which services and facilities need  improvement  To register for this one day conference call the  Sechelt and District Chamber of Commerce at  885-3100. Registration fee of $40.00 includes  executive summary of the S.C. Visitor Profile,  buffet luncheon, and wind up reception.  (No host bar)  RECYCLE THIS NEWSPAPER  by Jacalyn Vincent  Here's a chance to take your  sweetheart to hear the great  sounds of Local Traffic, performing at the Madeira Park  community hall Feb. 13 The  Serendipity playschool is hosting ihis Valentine's dance from  8 pm to I am.  You musl be 19 years of age  or older lo attend. Tickets may  be purchased for $15 at the Oak  Tree, Rob's Video or John  Henry's.  Pancake Breakfast  Help celebrate the Lions pancake breakfast Feb. 14 at Ihe  l.ions Club in Pender Harbour.  Tlte grill will be hot at 8 am;  adults are $3.50 and children  $2.50.  Reminder  If you have any communily  interest or events'that you would '  like to see in Ihis column and  cannot reach me please feel free  lo drop your information off at  either the PetroCan or Marina  Pharmacy. Cut off days are  Tuesdays al 4 pm. Don't forget  to add your name and phone  number.  Pool News  The Pender Harbour Aquatic  and Fitness Centre is having a  sweetheart swim Feb. 14 from 6  lo 9 pm. Bring your sweetheart  and both of you may swim for  the price of one. A must to put  on your calendar during the  period of Feb. 14 to 18 is the  dance for heart during Ihe Fitness classes.  You may even win a prize for  raising funds for the Canadian  Heart and Stroke Foundation. If  you're not wel enough lhe CPR  level C will begin Feb. 20 from  9 am to 5 pm. The cosl of this  class is $50 and pre-registration  is appreciated.  Diamond Night  What a great way of getting  pampered and feeling good at  Ihe ladies' diamond night March  13 al the Lions Club. Get your  tickets early for this entertaining  evening al Harbour Insurance;  cost is $55 per person which  includes drinks, entertainment  and a beautiful dinner.  As The Tide Changes  Congratulations to Lii Behar-  rel who is this year's new president of the ladies auxiliary  branch 112 of ihe Royal Canadian Legion.  Many people have been ask-  THERE'SACOLD HEARTED  THIEF IN YOUR HOME.  It's lurking outside the back door. Or in the shadows of  the basement. It's the humming, whirring, clicking, old  second refrigerator. And it's robbing you of cold cash -  an old inefficient second fridge can cost you up to  $100 a year to run.  WE'LL COME AND GET IT AND GIVE YOU $301*  We can take the problem off your hands. We'll pick up  your old operating fridge (10 cu. ft. to 24 cu. ft. size)  free of charge, dispose of it in an environmentally safe  manner and send you a cool $30.  To register in the Program, call the Refrigerator Buy-Back  Hot Line toll-free 1-800-663-CASH (2274). In the  Lower Mainland, call 683-CASH (2274).  ELraOfff  i  !  BC hydro  ���BC Hydra reserves the right to change or cancel Ihe rebate offer at  any lime without priitr notice.  ing for the new phone number  of the dog grooming salon in  our area-it is 883-9706.  A reminder that you slill can  register for the VHF Marine  Radio course being held Feb.  21, by contacting either Harold  Ciay at 883-2200 or Jock Her-  mon at 883-2745.  Anyone who is interested in  guitar lessons please call 883-  2307 after 5 pm. This is open to  all age groups.  Il's nice lo see that Harvey ad  Ruth Langlon are Finally semi-  retiring. Hope you both enjoy  that good living for a change.  Millions of thanks go out to  Slan and Jackie-Crowell of  Marina Pharmacy for going over  and above community helpfulness, by FAXing events to the  Coasl News. Talk about pillars  of the communily.  Until next week - Happy  Valentine's Day.  Excalibur Luxury Limousines  "RIDE IN STYlf WITH EXCAUBUR"  ��� Fully Licensed ���  ��� Uniformed Drivers ���  ��� Drink and DON'T Drive ���  EDNA ��� JOHN  I  ���* I  885-4666 ��� 885-4666 ��� 885-4666  Check out the Great Savings at out Giant  WAREHOUSE  4ra?af��kiA  Shop forty!  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Should voters be given the right, by legislation,  to propose questions that the Covernment of  Irltlih Columbia must submit to voters by  referendum? (Initiative)  The Committee would like to hear your views  through a series of public meetings being held  throughout the province. These meetings are intended  to provide the Members of the Committee and the  public an opportunity to engage in a discussion about  all aspects of recall and initiative in British Columbia.  CAMPBELL RIVER  Friday, February 12,199}, 2:00-5:00 p.m., 6:00-1:00 p.m.  Coast Discovery Inn, 975 Shoppers Row (Tyee Plan)  POWELL RIVER  Saturday, February 13,199S, 10:00a.m.-I.OO p.m., 2:00-4:00 p.m.  The Inn at Westvlevv, 7050 Alberni Street  r,**���  Mr. tljjal Uosanjh, MLA  Chairperson  Ms. Sue HanmeU, MLA  Deputy Chairperson  To appear before the Commrftee  or for further information,' contact:  Mr. Craig lames  Clerk of Committees  and Clerk Assistant  Room 224  Parliament Buildings  Victoria, British Columbia  V8V1X4  Telephone: (604) 356-6318  (call collect)  Facsimile:  (604)356-8172  leisure  DREAMING AGAIN * *.  by Darah Hansen  People are  waking up to  their dreams  in a way ihey never  have before, says  IB  psychologist Kamala  Thompson.  They're talking about Iheir  dreams, analysing ihem and  getting in touch wilh their subconscious. And they're discovering they are stronger than they  thought.  "Il's jusl lhe most powerful  way of working lhal I know of,"  said Thompson, who's incorporated dream work inio her Vancouver psychology practice.  "Il's exciling. It's interesting," she says, "Everyone  remembers their dreams."  She admits dream work is so  popular, she's an automatic hit  at parties once people find out  what she does, "The first thing  they ask is 'I had this dream last  night... what does il mean?'"  So just whal do they mean?  It depends on the individual,  says Thompson.  Dreams come from the psyche, she says, from different  parts of oneself whether that is  the abandoned child, the bossy  parent, the effective, efficient  secretary. Or, she suggests, it  could be someone or something  an individual has not thought  aboul in a long time.  "Some people will see themselves painting, something  they've never consciously  thought about or talked about  and yet they dream about it,"  she says.  The most important thing to  do in such a case is to figure out  why the individual has had this  dream, what the message is and  whal he or she is going to do  aboul it.  "It can open up whole parts  of their lives that have been like  a closed book for them," she  says.  Dreams can often be  metaphors for something else,  Opening doors to the psyche,  metaphors and premonitions  and out of life - it's time lo slow  down and have a rest,"  Bul each case has lo be  explored individually to get its  true message, she says.  "I really operate under the  belief lhat everybody has Iheir  own understanding of their  dreams. They created the dream,  ihey know at a deep  unconscious place what it all  means.  "The system that I use works  wilh the feelings Ihey have in  Ihe body while they're talking  about the dream and Ihe ideas  Ihey have lhat come lo them as  they talk aboul il."  It's a bit like solving a mystery or putting together a puzzle,  she says. As people discuss their  dreams, more clues are found  and more insight and personal  power is gained.  There is never  anything too scary  to look at in a  dream even  though it may  evoke painful  memories'  - Kamala Thompson  "I had a symbol thai kept  appearing in my dreams over a  period of about six years,"  Thompson said about her own  experience.  "It was always a red-headed  woman who just came in the  dream and went oul. Sometimes  there would be a group picture  and she'd be in the back row or  Tho-upson says. Uke the docloj-, Jld,!* movinB somewhere on  who has dreams of being a car-        "ie  penler. "It could just be a  metaphor for constructing something" rather than a need to  change a job. -  In many cases, clients will,  tell her dreams about running  >  oul of gas, or that the gas gauge  in iheir car is empty and they  don'l know how much longer  the car will nm.  "It's such a clear metaphor,"  she says. It can often mean the  person is "tunning out of energy  street and I'd jusl catch her  out of the corner of my eye and  she'd jusl turn around the comer  and disappear or if I was getting  on the bus I would look oul the  window and she'd be walking  away."  Thompson says although she  always saw this woman, she was  never anywhere near her, nor  had she ever talked so Thompson ignored her, even as she  wrote out her dreams.  It wasn't unlil she started to  Retirement and Insurance Planning Since 1982  ��� Retirement __________������-  Planning ��� I ��� 886-9111  ��� RRSP, RRIF, and  Annuities  ��� Life & Disability  Insurance  ��� Toll Free:  1-800*663-2051  Mutual fundi Ikfncc wiih  Guardian Group of Fund* lid  Lawrence K. Cham.bers. au  CHAMBERS  .. ..a.ici.  have a dialogue wiih the woman  in her journal, asking her who  she was and why she appeared  thai she began to understand her  importance.  "It was a part of myself, my  feminine self thai I had totally  ignored," says Thompson. She  was a girl Thompson had known  in highschool, the most attractive girl in school "and I had  never thought of myself as being  in any way like her.  "I sort of denied Ihis whole  part of myself - sexually active,  vivacious and charming and  those very personal private  Ihings."  Thompson discovered lhat  her subconscious was trying to  lell her something. "That there  is an attractive woman in here  that you're not paying any attention lo.  "It's very empowering," she  says.  There are frightening elements to a person's psyche too,  she says - nightmares.  Nightmares come from a  place of deep anxiety, she says,  manifesting from childhood  incidents lhat have since been  suppressed.  "Most children are afraid of  the dark, afraid of big animals,  afraid of big adults who overpower them and hurt Ihem," she  says.  And the child will often bury  the feelings because he or she  hasn't the skills to deal wilh  them at that point in his or her  life.  That's when the nightmare  can take hold, triggered by a  modem source. And the primary  culprit for such triggering?  "I bet Ihe reason thai a lol of  whal happens is because of the  graphicness of the news media  now  so much of whatYoh TV  is hard lo handle," Thompson  says. If a person was beaten as a  child, Ihe TV vision of a policeman beating someone up can  bring back Ihe memories of the  abuse.  Bul, she's quick lo add there  is never anything too scary to  look at in a dream even though  it may evoke painful memories.  "There's nothing thai hasn't  happened anyway," she says,  "and lhe besl thing is to just get  it out there and look at it, lo  know you survived it and  become powerful from il."  Thompson says she also  believes dreams can be premonitions.  She says in nearly all dream  work she does, people tell her  about incidents involving near  accidents averted by dreams.  Even if it's jusl a dream  aboul having a dental cavity, she  tells her clients to go see their  dentist and get il checked out,  "Enough times il happens lhat  there is something wrong with  thai tooth.  :  "Anything like that that  _cpmes,up in the house, the family, Ihe car, I'd check it oul on  Ihe physical level first before I'd  start to analyze it," she says.  "At some level we all know '  everything and some people are  just a little more tuned in than  others."  Thompson is bringing her  dream workshop over to the  Sunshine Coast, Feb. 28, as part  of the school district's continuing education program.  She says all people interested  in participating need is a notebook and a dream and be prepared lo experience a "very  intense day."  No one finds it boring, she  promises.  "We're not all lhal different  underneath," she says. "Basically Ihere is only one story. We all  came into Ihe world to want to  love and be loved and as children some of lhat gets squashed  in us. We all want to express  ourselves and be more of who  we are.  "I totally believe that dreams  are a divine gift and ihey are  there to help us grow."  This is no place for your boat  Last year, more than half of all calls for assistance sent out by fishing vessels were the result of mechanical breakdowns.  Most could have been prevented. Checking your fuel supply and fluid levels, keeping a maintenance record and tuning up your vessel thoroughly before setting  out will not only save hassles; it could also save your life. Smart fishing is safe fishing; once you make it a habit, you'll swear by it. To order a tree copy of the  Coast Guard's Small Fishing Vessel Safety Manual, or for information on marine safely equipment requirements, call us toll free at:  1-800-267-6687  lata!   Canadian  Coast Guard  Garde cdtiere  canadienne  Canada*  Smart fishing is safe fishing  ________________m__*_____m__^___________  ���MiliaMMMMIIIMIi Coast News, February 8, 1993  17  feature  Recollecting early days of truck logging  by Jane Seyd  When Frank White started  hauling logs in the 1930s, trucking in the woods was a little different than it is today.  "By today's slandards they  weren't much in the way of  trucks," says While. "And we  overloaded Ihem." Often a  three- or four-ton Iruck would  carry 30 or 40 Ions of limber.  "They loaded Ihose trucks so  heavy I couldn't gel mine into  high gear on the level," he  recalls. Eventually he was told  lhe Irick was lo rev the Iruck  high In-fore shifting. "Wc were  changing motors almost every  Sunday."  Recently While, who lives in  Pender Harbour, spoke about  slatting out in Ihe woods to the  Truck Loggers Association at  their lillieth annual convention  in Vancouver,  ll all started, he says, when  he was 13 years and his dad, a  bulchcr, needed someone to  deliver meal lo various logging  camps in the Prnser Valley. "My  father marched me lo  Ihe police station after         rehearsing my new  binlulale... From then  on I was a truck driver."  A short while later,  he drove trucks  between Abbolsford  and Vancouver as the        trucking business  began lo grow in Ihe 1930s,  Businesses soon discovered  trucks were a cheaper form of  transportation than railroads  "partly because of kids like me  driving Ihem," says White.  "...The wages were minuscule..."  In Ihose days there was the  '29 Chev l-lon, Ihe '32 Chev  itnd Ihe '34 Chev "a wonder of  wonders witlt five speeds."  Mostly Ihe trucks would be used  up in a year, although some  made it lo the two-year mark.  Bul il wasn't unlil he firsl  i ���jm .  t   Valentine Flowers for J  f        Your Sweetie        ���  ���  OPEN SUNDAY, FEB 14 ��� 11:00 - 3:00  i  UNICORN PETS & PLANTS  _. 5654 Cowrie ��� 885-5525 ^  Wesley While and a friend with Frank While's early day lugging Iruck.  WtA  Photo courtesy of lionk White  7n the bush,  you could  forget the  highway rules'  began lo drive logging trucks for  Bill Schnarre of Veddcr Mountain in I934 lhal While says his  ideas about trucking really  changed.  In the bush, you        could   forget   Ihe  highway rules. "On  the highway trucks  you nursed it along  and looked after it  and babied il," says  White. "In logging,  they'd drop a log on  lhe Iruck and the  truck would shake,  Ihe doors would lly open. Thai  was run of lhe mill. Sometimes  the truck would roll right over  wilh Ihe load shifting. They'd  gel lhe cais oul and turn it back  on ils wheels again."  Under such conditions, braking systems were known lo go a  little haywire. Says White.  "After a while we had all Ihe  soft spols picked oul on Ihe road  where you could make an emergency slop if you hud lo."  Being a roadside mechanic  was also a standard occupation  for truckers.  "On lite highway when you  had a broken axle it was a big  catastrophe, bul with Bill you  jusl fixed the Iruck on lhe road,"  says While.  Once, working on  lhe rear of a Iruck,     ������������  wilh     mechanical  deliberations almosl   7�� 1939, White  compicic, they found began contract  Ihey had Ihe wrong       ��  .,,.     ,11!   .  V.'jII   gasket. "Bill came  along and said 'What  the hell...pul a piece  of siting around il.'         So wc  wound Ihe  siring bolt lo boll, lightened her  up and away the Iruck went.  "For years after thai, whenever anything went wrong,  somebody would say 'I'ul a  piece of string in it'."  In 1939, While began contract hauling for himself. Once,  during Ihe second world war, he  was driving on Vancouver  Island with a chain upside down  on the lop of Ihe truck and accidentally pulled down the wires  between Nanaimo and the Bamfield communications centre.  Eventually, contract hauling  ii rl . I        I b'ari" lirii:  no n nl'* irn       ���'"! ad i> I  haulingfor  himself  ended: "The companies found  out they could write off Ihe  trucks on their income lux so  Ihey started lo buy Iheir own  Irucks," says White.  But meanwhile in        lhe 1940s a whole  new lypc of independent gyppo logging  was coining into  being. Al firsl, says  While, "trucking was  used primarily to  pull out Ihe corners  the railroads couldn't  get to."  But by Ihe 1940s, "All up  and down the coasl Ihere were  guys taking oul bits of timber  with Irucks and cats and a little  donkey." Eventually, White  began his own logging operation  at Green Bay on Nelson Island.  Aboul the mythology that's  since grown up around the  gyppo logger and his often haywire machinery, While says,  "Most of these guys in Ihe  woods you couldn't gel litem  away from big machinery...  They get dirty al eight o clock in  the morning and they're happy."  <5&e(5>ur  Q&akntine  Saturday. Feb. 13th  A truly romantic evening of fine dining.  F.njoy gourmet cuisine & candlelight  dining in a romantic setting with music  played by a classical guitarist.  Set menu includes a gourmet five course  meal with table-side desserts including  crepe su/.zettes and chefs special dessert.  We will also be offering a special  private label beverage.  Limited Seating ��� Reservations Required  ���!��� �����������!���*&  >���>������������  Sunday. Feb. 1 4th  Live music with classical guitarist.  Regular menu, with some unique specials.  Limited Seating  Reservations Recooimended  Located on E. Porpoise Bay Rd.  Reservations call 885*3847  TS  NEVER RE-ROOF AGAIN!  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SERVING BRITISH COLUMBIA SINCE 1969  THIS M/EEK ONLY! 18  Coast News, February 8, 1993  Fresh Made Sandwiches  Home-baked Muffins  Home-made Soup  Full Service Deli  Yougurt Juice Shakes  leisure  bookrnlm  VARIETY  Deli 6i  Health  FOODS  Miles running with the rum runners  QMfi  APPLIANCES  "Yew SauiMtp Stew"  ISIOVV OPEN  Mon-Fri: 9 5:30, Sat: 10-5  We carry HOTPOINT  ��� Fridges * Dishwashers  ��� Ranges ��� Freezers  ��� Washer/Dryers ��� Range Hoods  We ar�� located at ��017 Hwy 101 Gibsons, next to  Sunco Printing and Home Hardware  886-3606  by Peter Trower  There are moil* fantasies than  facts in existence about the ram  running business, rampant on  Ihe West Coast in the 20s and  early 30s.  Like many lost and in ihis  case, illicit trades, the years  have woven a fabric of legend  around the shadowy ships of the  booze Heel - lhe men who  erewed them. This lack of reliable information is not surprising. As a former rum-runner,  Fraser Miles explains his long  ago shipmates were a close-  mouthed lot, Miles, however,  has decided to break silence in a  new book from Harbour Publishing. - Slow Boat on Rum  Row.  Fraser Miles spent his formative years in and around the  town of Mission, alongside the  river that shares his first name.  11 was a harum-scarum Huckleberry I inn sort of life and Miles  describes it amusingly and well.  His lather was a permanent  Peter Trower  invalid, his lungs ruined by gas  in World War I and he was  brought up by his mother, an  easygoing, supporting woman.  There was little money, but  there were many good limes  nonetheless. The author recalls  them fondly.  Rum-running had been a  furtive but integral part of Ihe  DC economy since the advent of  Notice Board  Ongoing events must be updated monthly  Wc reserve the right to edit submissions lor brevity  All submissions should refer lo non-profit1 events of genuine community interest  Items will be listed Ihree weeks prior lo the event.  .J  The Sunshine  Coast News  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8  Drittwood Players auditions for The Odd  Couple (female version) by Neil Simon.  Required: 6 female. 2 male. 98 Kelly Rd.. 7:30  pm. 886-7573.  Sunshine Coast Home Based Business  Association regular monthly meeting,  Rockwood Lounge, 7 pm. Guest speaker: Sue  Spurgeon, Bylaw officer and license inspector  from Sechelt. Discussion to follow: business  relations between the small businessperson  and the banker; preparing for a loan  application with guest speaker Don Tamelin  from Sechelt Royal Bank. Inio: Richard Currie,  885-6215.  St. Mary's General Hospital Auxiliary,  Roberts Creek Branch, 10:30 am, Roberts  Creek Legion.  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9  Gibsons Minor Ball Association annual  a,8el,wfel-****a**r^rtij. 7'90 prrt, Elphrnstofte1 ntylt  ScHool. Your support is necessary! 500 kids  need your help - please show your interest by  attending. Inio: 886-4918.  Schizophrenia Society of B.C. Sunshine  Coast Branch. "Caring & Sharing" Support  Group meeting, 10 am-noon, Kirkland Centre,  4602 Simpkins Rd., Davis Bay. For inio or ride  call 886-3534 or 886-7055.  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10  West Howe Sound Electors Association  monthly meeting, 7:30 pm, Langdale School  portable. Guest speaker: Coastal Roads  manager.  Arthritis Self-Help Group meeting. Topic:  Problem solving. Everyone welcome. Kiwanis  heritage Apartments, Amenity Room. 824  Kiwanis Way. Inio: 886-9461 or 886-8124.  Elphinstone Electors general meeting, 7:30  pm, Cedar Grove SchooT  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11  Hospital Auxiliary Sechell Branch regular  monthly meeting, 1:30 pm at St. Hilda's Hall.  Please come and meet the new committee.  Tetrahedron Ski Club meeting, 7:30 pm at  the Roberts Creek School Community Use  Room.  FEBRUARY 12-13  Revelation Seminar at Roberts Creek. All  are welcome, 7:30 pm, Sunshine Coast  Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Browning  Road & Sunshine Coast Hwy.  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13  Sunshine Coast Music Society auditions for  West Side Story, 3-8 pm at St. John's United  Church, Davis Bay.14 females and 21 males  approx. age 14-30 years and 4 adult males.  Performances in July. Inio: Lyn Vernon, 886-  0995.  Valentine's Dance - fundraiser for S.C.  Salmonid Enhancement Society 8-9 pm: free  line dance instructions. Country & western  dance 9 pm-1 am. Roberts Creek Community  Hall. Tickets $10/person at Coast Flies,  Roberts Creek Store, Trail Bay Sporls  Serendipity Playschool Valentine's Dance,  Madeira Park Community Hall, 8 pm-1 am.  "Local Tralfic," snack buffet. Tickets: $15 at  The Oak Tree, Rob's Video or John Henry's.  Must be 19 or older.  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14  Friends of Caren meet at 5 pm at Sechelt  Arts Centre. A Valentine's evening lor the  Caren - slides and displays, what have you?  Finger food potluck dinner 6 pm; round table  discussion, raffle, including a Robert Bateman  print; donations at the door. All welcome,  phone 883-2807,883-1198.  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15  Closing dste for 20th annual Sunshine Coast  Music Festival. Mail entries from Gibsons Post  Office or hand-deliver to 4907 Laurel Rd.,  Davis Bay, B.C. Festival runs April 14-16 and  19-21. Info: 885-9889 or 886-2324.  Deadline for Suncoast Writers' Forge  Writing Contest -' send your original writing,  fiction or non-fiction, to Writers' Forge, Box  2154, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0. Maximum: 1500  words. Rules and entry requirements are  available al your local bookstore, or call Jan  DeGrass at 886-4692.  Canadian Cancer Society, Sunshine Coast  Unit regular monthly meeting, Regional Boards  Office, Royal Terrace, Sechelt. Public  welcome. Info: 885-9451.  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16  Sunshine Coast Business and Protessionai  Women dinner meeting 6-9 pm at the Golden  City Reslauiant in Sechelt. The club will be  celebrating International Night at this meeting  and will have Finnish exchange student Sanna  Saastamoinen as their guest speaker. If you  would like lo attend this meeting please call  Siena at 885-5773.  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17  Christian Women's Luncheon at St. John's  United Church, Davis Bay, 11 am-2 pm.  Women ol all laiths invited to come share Ihe  fellowship. Info: Mary Bennett, 885-5925; Betty  Smith, 885-9367.  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20  C.A.M.E.O. Singles Club wine and cheese  party, $5/person, Kirkland Centre, Davis Bay,  7 pm. Every single welcome. Inio; 886-3354 or  885-9968.  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21  Arts Council Countryside Series Les  Coucous Benevoles, "Passion and Pastorale:  Cantatas and Chamber Music Irom the French  Baroque," 2:30 pm at Raven's Cry Theatre. To  donate tickets or to purchase singles, call 886-  2324, 885-4402 or call Raven's Cry day of  concert 885-4597.  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary annual Brown  Bag Lunch for members will be held at 11 am  in the Sechelt Indian Band Hall. Guest  speakers: Dr. Paul Martiquet and Lorraine  Pearl, RN followed by a special showing of  fashions from Ihe "Boutique on Cowrie ��,reet."  Don't miss it and remember to bring your own  mug.  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26  First Inner Ear Coffee House ol the new  year. Music starts al 8:30 pm at 749 Leek  Road in Roberts Creek. Everyone welcome.  Info: 886-9747.  MISCELLANEOUS  Gibsons Outreach Teen Cenlre is open  Thurs. & Fri. 3:30-10 pm, Sat. 10 am-11 pm,  Sun. 1 - 8 pm.  Gibsons and District Public Library is open  Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:30-  2:30;Thursdays 2:30-7:30; and Saturdays  9:30-2:30. For more information, call 886-2130  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum, 716 Winn  Rd., across Irom Post Office, Gibsons.  Displays are constantly changing. Wheelchair  accessible.For hours of opening or to book a  tour: 886-8232.  "Living wilh Cancer" Support Group  meetinga in Gibsons and Sechelt. For info re:  times and places, call Pearl at 886-8369. All  welcome!  Parent Tot Drop In at the following locations  Irom 9:30 - 11:30am: Gibsons United Church  Hall. Mon,, Tues.. Wed., Fri.; Sechelt St.  Hilda's Hall. Tues.; Wilson Creek Community  Hall, Thurs. For inio call 885-5881.  MONDAYS  Gibsons Pensioners Branch ��38 Scottish  Country Dancing. 8pm at Harmony Hall. For  info call 886-3073 08  New Horizon Group - The Elphinstone New  Horizon Group in Roberts Creek has started  again For those 50 and over interested in  playing bridge, bingo, cribbage and/or carpel  bowling the meetings are held in the  Community Use Room at Roberts Creek  Elementary Mondays trom 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.  New members are encouraged. For  inlormation call 885-7203 or 885-5375.       08  Driftwood Players 2nd Annual Drama Course  - Feb. 18 through March 8, 7-9 pm.  Elphinstone Secondary drama room. Course  to cover basic drama exercises and scene  study. Limited to 10. Cost: $50. Pre-register:  Pam Feichtner 886-7476. 08  Drop-In Life Drawing (clothed), free. 9:30-  noon, Harbour Gallery, Madeira Park. Into:  June, 883-2807. 08  Soundwaves String Training Ensemble  meets with professional Vancouver violinist  Lorraine Gresco-Ovenell from 4-6 pm to the  end of April. Open to all string players who are  not absolute beginners, no charge. Info: Lyn  Vernon, 886-0995. Private lessons can be  arranged. 08  Tuberculin Clinics will be held in Gibsons  Feb. 1,8, 15 and 22 at the Gibsons Health  Unit. No charge. Inio: 886-8131.  Tuberculin Clinics will be held in Sechelt  Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22 at the Sechelt Health  Unit. No charge. Info: 885-5164.  TUESDAYS  Gibsons Pensioners Branch #38: Exercise  Class, 11 am at Harmony Hall, for inio. call  886-3544; Bridge stalls 1 pm, for info call  886-7685. 08  Gibsons Table Tennis Club meets from 7 -  10 pm In Elphinstone Secondary Cafeteria. All  skill levels welcome. Call Jim at 886-2775.  08  Lifestyles for Seniors wellness exercises,  9:30 am al St. Bart's Church Hall. Info: 886-  9058. 08  Child Health Clinics will be held in Gibsons  Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23 with an extra CHC Feb.  22. No charge. Info: 886-8131.  WEDNESDAYS  Caregivers' Support Group meets, 1-3 pm at  Kirkland Cenlre, Davis Bay. Info, call Barbara,  885-5144 or 885-1934. 08  Women's Dive Club meets second Wed. ol  every month at 7 pm at Seasport Scuba. All  lemale divers welcome. 08  Sunshine Toastmasters meetings at 7:30  pm al Chatelech Secondary, Room 115. Learn  leadership, communication and public speaking skills. Everyone welcome. Special events  begin Jan. 13. 8 week mini-course on all  aspects of public speaking. For info, call 885-  3206. 08  Navy League Cadets for males & females 10  to 13 years ol age, 6:30pm in Gibsons Legion  Hall. Continuous registration year round.  Uniforms provided. Call Marc, 886-7089.     08  Gibsons Pensioners Branch #38: Carpet  Bowling at Harmony Hall, 1:00 pm. Info: 886-  9271. 08  Children's Story Hour, 10 -11 am at Wilson  Creek Hall, sponsored by WC Reading Centre  and WC/DB Community Assoc. Bring a snack.  Volunteers invited as readers, library helpers  and/or hosts. Info: Hilda, 885-9863 or Reiko,  885-5264. 08  Suncoast Writers' Forge meets on the second Wednesday ol every month lo learn from  one another during critique workshops. All writers are welcome, Trom poets to technical, Irom  novice to professional. Bring 4 pages of your  work, photocopied. Please join us at  Rockwood Centre, 7:30 pm. For more info: Jan  DeGrass, 886-4692. Next meeting Feb. 10 12  Community Badminton at Elphinstone  Secondary gym, 8-10 pm, January-April. 886-  2467. 08  Child Health Clinics will be held In Sechelt  Feb. 3, 10, 17 and 24 with extra CHCs Feb. 6  and 16. No charge. Info: 885-5164.  Travellers' Clinics will be held in Sechelt Feb.  3,10,17 and 24 at the Sechelt Health Unit. No  charge. Info: 885-5164.  THURSDAYS  Sunshine Coast Twins or Triplets Club  meet first Thursday ol every month, 10 am at  Rockwood In Sechelt. Anyone interested bring  your children or call 885-7679 for more info. 08  Birth Control Clinic at Coasl Garibaldi Heallh  Unit, 494 S. Fletcher, Gibsons, Irom 7 to 9 pm.  Everyone welcome, no appointment necessary. 885-7770. 08  3C's Weight Loss Support Group meets  alternoons 12:30-2:30pm, call 886-2692, and  evenings 6:30-8:00pm, call 886-7159, at the  United Church, Glassford Rd., Gibsons. 08  Gibsons Pensioners branch #38. Bingo al  Harmony Hall, 7:00 pm. Everyone welcome.  Info: 886-9906. 08  Child Heallh Clinics will be held In Pender  Harbour Feb. 4, 18 and 25. No charge. Info:  885-5164.  Travellers' Clinics will be held In Gibsons  Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25 at the Gibsons Heallh  Unit. No charge. Info: 886-8131.  FRIDAYS  Gibsons UnIM Church Thrift Shop, open 1  - 3 pm in basement at rear, off Truman Rd. 08  Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets last  Friday ol every month at 10 am at the Coast-  Garibaldi Health Unit in Sechelt (opposite post  office). Your participation is welcomed.       08  SATURDAYS  SC Minor Hockey Meat Draws, 2 - 5 pm at  Ihe Wakefield Inn. Call 885-7666. 06  Bridge, first and third Saturdays at SC Golf &  Country Club, 7:30 pm. $2.50/person, bring a  partner. Info: 885-5426. 08  Chapman Creek Hatchery Toure, Weekly  Broup tours by appointment only. 4381 Parkway  Id. (off Field Rd.) Wilson Creek. 885-4136   08  US prohibition in 1922. In the  earliest days, the smugglers  were completely blatant, hauling the booze out of Vancouver  to rendezvous with pickup ships  off the American coast.  Things tightened up in 1929,  when the US government persuaded Canada to prevent  liquor-laden ships leaving Canadian ports without a specific  destination.  This complicated the business considerably and the Canadian smugglers initiated the use  of mother ships which waited  outside the 12-mile limit with  enormous cargoes of high proof  spirits, brought from as far away  as Tahiti.  Smaller ships hauled Ihem  from Vancouver for lhe mother  ships and took on cases of  liquor lo supply the American  pickup boals, keeping watchful  eyes always alerted for the US  coast guard cutters.  Fraser Miles stumbled into  the irade quite by chance. Nineteen years old and fascinated by  electronics, he had just finished  a radio operator's course in  Vancouver and aspired to continue his studies at university.  Jobs were scarce in those  depression years, however and a  college education took money.  Through a fellow student, Miles  obtained a few hours work loading a boat at Coleman Evans  dock. When ihe wireless operator failed to show up, Miles was  hired to take his place. The boat  turned oul to be a rum-runner.  Thus, Fraser Miles became a  member of that taciturn fraternity. After a paralyzing bout of  sea-sickness he gradually  adjusted to life on the deep  water. Miles' first ship, Ihe Rulh  B, was ostensibly a fish packer  but it hadn't carried fish in  years.  From 1931 to 1933, Miles  ran with the rum-runners. He  was technically Ihe 'sparky' or  radio operator, but he also  stowed and unloaded liquor  with the rest of the crew, lhe  trips involved sailing all the way  down the West Coast, meeiing  wilh a mother ship off llie  shores of Mexico and hauling  north again with a full load of  liquor.  The Ruth B was a cramped  dirty ship and Miles recalls it  with distaste.  His second ship, the Ryou II  was roomier and better  equipped, although captained by  a drunken, incompetent man of  odd habits named 'hot pants'  Harry Lind. Miles describes  I .ind and his other shipmates  wilh amusing accuracy. The  ones he liked were invariably  referred to as 'high type fellas.'  Miles worked rum row until  mid-1933, carefully banking his  money.  When the repeal of prohibition brought an end lo the liquor  smuggling, he had saved enough  to finance his university studies.  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In (he days of coal sacks and sawdust  delivery around Ihe Vancouver area and with  lite advent of Black Ball ferries in August of  1950, he soon became one of the pioneers in  freighting supplies between Vancouver and  Gibsons when he teamed up wilh his partner  John Wilson as Gibsons Cartage.  1 first met Robert when I began commuting between my weather office in Vancouver  in 1952 on a daily basis, thanks to George  Pauline granting me the first commuter's  ticket, 10 rides for $7 between Horseshoe  Bay and Gibsons Landing.  Needless lo say either Bobby or John  Wilson was my free ride into Vancouver  along Marine Drive and over Ihe l.ions Gate  bridge, returning again the same evening  '...John Wilson recalls a  certain'party at Wally  Graham's (the undertaker)  bouse when Bobby, on tbe  sleepy side from a few too  many, was placed in an  empty casket to sleep it off  Monday through Friday, invariably with a  six- pack of beer homeward bound.  In later years, Robert worked with Gibsons Building Supplies and later al the Port  Mellon pulp mill. One of his favourite pas-  limes was being with Ihe Volunteer Fire  Brigade in Gibsons for many years.  He was fun loving and his old partner,  John Wilson, recalls a certain party at Wally  Graham's (the undertaker) house when  Bobby, on the sleepy side from a few loo  many, was placed in an empty casket to  sleep it off. It takes little imagination to leam  his reaction when he came to and looked  around him. "He swore off drink for some  time," said John.  Wilh Robert's passing, the common man  has lost a very true and trusted friend and I  suppose when he pays the loll through St.  Peter's gale, he will ask for a ripe steak,  'cause way back in my early days as meat  manager at lhe new SuperValu I would  invariably tuck away a dark porterhouse or  T-bone in the cooler, one that had lo come  off the counter nn turning colour.  When il was near green I would pass it  along to Bobby for 49 cents a pound while  my meat wrapping girl, Pearl Feeney, shuddered at the thought.  JD/ci  >nW of  tricf   c<  Chamber  (Gibsdns]L  oySistricf   commerce  Invites you to an  "after hours social"  TUESDAY, FEB. 16  7-9:30 PM  Gibsons Motor Inn  No Host Bar  Business owners* people involved  in starting a business are all welcome.  Representatives will be present to  provide you with information on  business, advertising, and insurance.  Chamber of Commerce Weak  Feb. 15-19,1993  Heart  campaign  underway  During Heart Month, volunteers across BC and  Yukon are helping lo demystify heart heallh food myths.  At every household they  visit, Heart and Stroke Foundation canvassers will be  handing out a "Lighlhearted  Cooking Sampler," full of  easy, economical and  healthy recipes.  Funds raised during Ihe  Heart Month door-to-door  campaign fund vital research  and health promotion programs thai fight Canada's  number one killer - heart  disease and stroke. Ask your  canvasser for the Lighlhearted Cooking Sampler and  please give generously.  Volunteer canvassers are  still needed for the Sunshine  Coast Heart and Stroke  Foundation diive. If you can  help, phone Marilyn at 885-,  2229 or Fay at 885-3575.  ��j  Hospice is about caring for others  W  What do you say when a man  says "What have I done  wrong?" or when a child says  "My Mom's going to die, isn't  she?" or when a woman says  "What's wrong with me -1 think  I'm going crazy."  Whal do you say after you  say "Hello?"  Who will visit when family  members need a break? Who  will visit when friends find it  too difficult to be there?  Hospice is people - people  who are trained and available to  be wilh, to talk wilh, to answer  questions - people who give of  themselves and then tell us how  much they receive.  Hospice is aboul listening,  very actively. Hospice is about  being ihere - when needed and  wanted.  Hospice is health with a difference. Hospice coordinators  and volunteers work wilh other  members of the heallh care  team.  They help dying people live  their lives - whether days,  months or years, as comfortably  and fully as possible. Hospice  cares for lhe whole person - an  iiilcrme.flam of spiritual etttc  and modern medical knowledge.  It is about encouraging people  to make decisions for themselves - it is about supporting  them on their journey.  Hospice is a program whereby volunteers provide support to  people who are dying, people  who are caring for someone who  is dying, and people who are  grieving. Hospice workers visit  in homes, hospital and care  facilities. There is no fee. Anyone can make a referral.  The Hospice program has  been on the Sunshine Coast  since 1987. During that lime,  Martha and Bob Scales have  provided training for 85 Sunshine Coast residents, a number  of whom are current Hospice  volunteer visitors or home support workers. In one month  recently, 26 volunteers gave 340  hours of their time to care for 51  people.  Hospice training is for anyone who wants to know more  about some of the issues and  feelings that dying and grieving  people encounter.  ihe trainers offer Ihe participants Ihe opportunity to explore  their own feelings and experiences about death and dying -  and provide a safe environment  in which lo do this.  Hospice is about caring - not  about knowing all the 'right'  answers.  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Wilson Creek (IGA) Plaza, 4330 Hwy 101  Jhone8K^0773i^mmmm_mmllmm_^_m_^  HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY  FROM THE DE DUTCH GANG  GIBSONS  PHARMASAVE  SUNNYCREST MALL 886-7213  the��anding Clothing Co  ��� OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK ���  262 (sower It. Riiad, t.ibsons Uniting ��� 886-2116 Coast News, Februarys,  1993 21  sports  Taking; up the reins and off lo Ihe beach after a quick  stopover for ice cream in Roberts Creek. Horseback riding is  a great wa.v to enjoy Spring weather. Joel Johnstone photo  Minor baseball in  need of assistance  by CM. Swaney  Now lhat winter has released  its icy grip and the weather is  turning decidedly spring-like,  our thoughts turn to baseball.  Or more specifically, the  estimated 500 or youngsters  who will be lining up for registration Feb. 26 and 27 and  March 5 and 6. An astonishing  number considering the size of  the population in Ihe (iibsons  area. The numbers seem to indicate that Ihere is definitely a  need for organized recreation  for children.  However, tliere may be more  than a few unhappy young faces  come signup day. The fact of  lhe matter is thai without more  adull help, Ihe organizers may  have to limit registration numbers. There is much work lo he  done behind Ihe scenes and  when lhe executive members  number only seven people (as  was the case last year) ihis  becomes a mammoth task and  burnout is the inevitable result.  Lasl season's roster matched  up 460 players, aged five to 14  lo 36 teams in five divisions.  The average cost per player was  $55 with $25 to $30 or that  coming from registrations. The  remainder was generously provided by 31 local sponsors and  by in-club fundraising in the  form of lottery sales. This funding provided equipment, uniforms, publicity, clinics and  tournaments and total expenses  were in excess of $25,000.  Besides registrations and  fundraising, executive members  are responsible for coordinating  teams and equipment, scheduling games, field hooking and  preparation, umpires, coaches,  clinics, tournaments, correspondence and budgeting. There tire  a total of 15 executive posilions  and Ihe job is made easier if all  15 positions can be filled.  The annual general meeting  will be held al Ulphinslone Secondary school Tuesday, Teh. 9  al 7:30 pm, Please show your  support by attending and volunteering your lime in the name of  the youth of the Gibsons area.  With enough adult involvement  we are guaranteed lo sec hundreds of happy, healthy kids out  on the fields come baseball season.  SIEP  is here!  West Sechelt Elementary Gym  Monday - Wednesday - Thursday  6:30 - 7:30 pm  $4.00 Drop-in  Qeelfax ta Ui*uf. you\ rum iUp!  minor hockey  $T        Annual       ^  General  Meeting  Tuesday, February 9/93, 7:30 pm  Elphinstone School, Room U7,Gibsons  Your Support is necessary!  500 kids need your help  Please show your interest by attending.  "Do it..." Volunteer sometime  Phone 886-4918 for information  ThoWeekender  Your  eommunilu  newspaper  I  Sunshine Coasl Minor Hockey News to  Feb. 2 saw the Novice - Whalers 7 vs Sharks  7; Cougars 3 vs Bruins 3.  Atoms - Oilers 3 vs Wings 3: Flyers 3 vs  Oilers 2; Oilers 3 vs Nonh Delia 0; Oilers 3  vs North Delia I; Jets 2 vs Seattle IO; Jets 0  vs Seattle 8.  Pee Wee C - Canucks 3 vs Wesl Vancouver 3; Canucks 5 vs North Vancouver 2;  Flumes 7 vs North Vancouver 5.  men's softball  Fee Wee A - Blues 0 vs Howe Sound 3.  Bantam C - SC 6 vs Burnaby 7; SC 2 vs  North Vancouver 2.  Bantam A - Blues 3 vs Aldergrove 6;  Blues 3 vs Howe Sound 12.  Midget A - Blues 3 vs East Vancouver 6.  Work is progressing on the provincial  tournament which will start March 14 and  continue until March 19.  II any business is contacted by phone or  is asked for a donation to minor hockey,  please make sure the person is in fact collecting for the Sunshine Coast Minor Hockey Association.  There have been people using our name  and are collecting for other organizations. If  in doubl, please phone John Sperling at 885-  5577 or Don MacLeod al 885-2507.  All the donalions collected should he  made oul lo the SCMHA.  The Sunshine Coasl Men's Softball League is once again gearing  up for another season of baseball on the Coasl. Wc had 12 teams in  the league last year and have room this season lo lake on a couple  more, so anyone interested in starling a new team is invited lo apply.  All team representatives arc asked lo attend Ihe upcoming meeiing  musl be represented at the meeting so make sure someone attends.  We arc also looking for some new faces to help with running the  league and these people arc invited lo Ihe meeting also, independent  of their leam reps. The meeting will lake place in lhe Bella Beach  Molel conference room (101) al 7:30 pm on Tuesday, Teh. 23. Any-  for registration and setting the format for the J93 season. Your team      one ncedingjurlher information can call Tom Creighlon at 885-4498.  SUNSHINE COAST  MEN'S SOFTBALL  Annual League Meeting  to set the schedule and format for  the '93 season.  Tues. Feb. 23/93 at 7:30 in the conference  room at the Bella Beach Motel (rm. 101).  All team reps must attend!  For further info, call Tom Creighton at 885-4498  i  GLASSFORD  THE FRASER VALLEY  ii i s r u ft I  '  3*.,  .. ���.***^SS2'***s  JOHN A. CHEHRIKCT0N  BOOKS  Here is just a sampling of tine many fine book designs  created by Glassford Design Studios.  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Olsen 885-7072  H R. 1 \___ C-I6b SedieU, B.C VON 3AQ   If you vuero advertising here  you'd l>u ieading about  yourself - And ho would  everybody else  ELECTRICAL SERVICES  CENTURY ROCK  ���>   SECHELT RADIATORS  t******| Complete Cooling System Service Centre  >. ars^i*i   s   r   i   i   s   i   s   s   i   s   i   a  s   a   a  a  a   s  IV. Itq'.iii & ttcplar-. R.a.l.. HemerCorcj, kOai I'suaki  ALIOS TRUCKS TRACTORS INDUSTRIAL MARINE  Ness, t .ad tt Krlmilt ��� I'i, I up * Deliver)  ** a   ���   '   ---+++__+_,  4319 S.C. Hwy. '  Across from Sunsliine GM  M J.J. Vinyl Siding  Soffits, I ASIA, Shutters  CEDAR SIDING  WHEELER ELECTRIC  THE SERVICE SPECIALISTS"  RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL  889*3700 nm Nn,��� CEL. 328-6927  3  (���'red Cocker  885-7986 ,     \ Phonu KH*. 6065  P<> Box 1S96  Sechell, B.C.  VUN 3A0y  A   b  n  JMto ,  >/���        THE  RENOVATIONS WITH  A TOUCH OF CLASS  COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL  IMPROVER 8MS  LTO IIALfMOON BAV  '      SUNCOAST TIRE �� MECHANCeM. LTO.  Dw^mM tna-atcllon FaaoWty  KAL��TIRE  If we sell it... we guarantee it.'  ' 5633 Whart noad, Stchttlt ��� 885-TW7  24 HR. EMBrTOtNCY ��ERVI0g ��� **��-****  CONCRETE SERVICES  McCANN ELECTRIC  Residential, Commercial, Industrial  "Experience Make*  l.!!l?.P!!!!l!a*,,C*"     ��*����� CAMERON ROAD  JOE McCANN MADEIRA PARK, B.C.  Reg. 10131 VON 2H0 Call 883-9902  w  GARRY'S CRANE SERVICE  8TONLII-T - HOOK HEIGHT 65'  15TON UFT - HOOK HEIGHT 80'  rW/lrV0r'm8iVfr��n  you need a llll!!  I  886-7028  BUILDING CONTRACTORS  FINE TOUCH  Woodworks fi Construction  ���     Cuslom building, foundations,  +^2Jf linishing, renovations & sundecks  J*ager. 1-9/7-650?'Bill: 886-0380��� Mike: 886*3257.  If you were aclvertisincj here  you'd be rending about  yourself - And so would  everybody else  S. MADILL CONTBACTIMG  All types of concrete work.  .', !������;���. i...      :::���.'������/. iy   .slabs    smooth, broomed,  exposed aggregate linishmq.  i^QvitjiirCwicwit-wotii vt_��_*m_vaj^  If you were advertising here.  you'd be rending about  yourself - And so would  everybody else  STILES ELECTRIC  Specializing In  ��� ReildenHal ��� Renovationt ��� New Installation ���  top quality work . Excellent references  Phon* 083-9286. Cell 230-2957      Reg 17242  POMFRET  'CONSTRUCTION  Selective Land Clearing ��� Design Consulting  ���B37TiTTW>aBIB?,^TIr^ngBWMWiW!W!ai  RR2 S41 C5, Gibsons, B.C. V0N-1V0   Phone: 886-8900  EXCAVATING  DIRECT  DRYWALL  SYSTEMS  Residential ��� Commercial  BOAH(j BO, riJ  rAPE        SrEELSllinS-r-BAfl.ClJSIOMCFILINGS    GBSONSBC  SPRAY aaa aa . VSH.IW  Ron Hovden  886-9691   icel) 644-5767  885-3469  686-8053  Land Charing  Dtmolilion  Slump Removal  till Devfrlopment  tree estimales _^*m*VC JT  Ready M.i Ltd.  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WOODROW  Residential * Cos Installations & Seivice  Res: (604) 588-6707  or toll tree pager: 1-979-4371  Propane &  Natural Gas  ROOFING  Specializing in all types of  FREE      commercial & residential roofing  ESTIMATES  Qfle oM07 allwobk  OOD-acUoi eves guaranteed  If you were .mIvm-i tisincj lint;  you'd be reaclinq about  yourself - And so would  everybody else  r A & T ENTERPRISES: Construction Sorvlooi \  Serving The Coast Since 1  f  mf.  M  a CUSTOM HOMES  ��� ADDITIONS  f2i_W w^iffllR        ��� RENOVATIONS  T WONCa. BOX r��3 QIBSONS. B.C. VON 1V0  3@IH^*;  CONSTRUCTION '  Ki4N*rts<,mk,!!.('.  Residential &  'ommercial Constnictinn  Renovations  ��� Additions  Laurie Lacovetsky * 885-2887   J  A   BEITF.R BOBCAT SI RM( I  txi-atvalinfi.  ���Ba. kittling       ���Oralnago  ��� DemollUnn  t aimls.-ai|>f  ��� t (isA Impas 1 & Si4w t Land  ��� Retaining  Oonslrui linn  Clearing  Walls  M H0111  mm 886-8538  nnx 1221,  t scnvni  cadi 220-8767  GIBSONS ft.CJ  THOMAS  uniM^_aTnnucm  Furnaces, Fireplaces, Hot Water Tanks,  QUALIFIED DEALER ��� NATURAL GAS INSTALLATIONS  Call HOW 886-7111  V Showroom: 673 Pogne Rd. Cibsons        j  If you were advertising here  you'd be reading about  yourself - And so would  everybody else  (Fastrac BACKHOE  SERVICE  tSEI-TIi   >:���  .  ��� DRAINAG1    .     HI  ��� KXCAVATION5  ��� WATKH LINES  . CLEARING S|eve  A  A Complete  Asphalt Service  FREE ESTIMATES  TRI-CITY PAVING LTD.  RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL  PLANT SITE PORPOISE BAY RD.  TELEPHONE 885-2726 SECHELT B.C.  STK EXCAVATING  AND ROAD BUILDING  ��� Land Clearing ��� Driveways  ��� Drainage ��� Landscaping  ��� Retaining Walls .i&j \!j9  ��� Saner & Gravels i rykjC  ��� Septic Systems ��� etc.        W<i  ;xn. -Quality &       ��  teMTTj^i     Punctuality.'  "w 886-9020  Trucking     Bob Gurney  HOME IMPROVEMENTS  DEPENDABLE  Drywall Service  CALL MIKE 886-0040  Renew Interior Decorating  Cat 416 4X4  lones   886*8269  RENOVATIONS  ADDITIONS  DAVE MELLOR  CADRE CONSTRUCTION LTD.  886-3171  11 you w��:ri: advertising lier  you'd In; reading about  yourself - And so would  everybody else  l-VZI/HUTH CXCMTING  ��� Land Clearing & Development  ��� Excavating a Trucking ~  ��� Subdivisions  We otter a tull line ot  Service* with our  HITACHI EXCAVATOR  Our Customer Service is  prompt with professional  work at competitive rates  a. Ken Birkin ��� 885-7487 ��� Cell. 671-6411  Free Estimates on  ("[nirrriVrV Interior Dcs/'jil Pamling & Wallpapering  (**;       *a| For Mir linisltini. touch  im mi mi  Erie's Drywall  gt\V ItS .1 Va.ll  IHI Ps  885-6052  r  SUNSHINE KITCHENS  KITCHENS �� BATHROOMS ���  aae-9411  Cellular 8444907  If you were advertising here,  you'll be reading about  yourself - And so would  everybody else  D&P Contracting  CONCRETE SPECIALISTS  PLACING * FINISHING  DENIS TURENME     OfHCE: H6-S492  PAUL DESAUTELS CEL: 351 -6432  T.A.C.  Electrical & Plumbing  Residential ��� Commercial  Water Heaters ��� Electric Heat  Contrractora Uc. No 66*1  886-3344  If yon  \A/I  ���r t.  .id  vi*r ti  sin��i li��:r��.  yoi  *l  hi  n.-  i clin��  |      alllOllt  you  rsi  ll  -  A  ICl      Sal  t   lA/Otlld  ^   Buor  yl��ody *'  Isi;  Mackenzie Excavating Ltd.  Land Clearing & Development  Cam Mackenzie  /BRIAN'S ROOFING & ATTIC VENTILATION^  nenooFiNQ specialists ��� leak repairs  ���LOMAIKO* WHIRLYBIRD ATTIC VENTS  ��� KEEPS YOUR HOW COOL IN SUMMER  ��� PREVENTS CONDENSATION IN WINTER  BBB UCENSEDaiNSURED-FREEE-STlMATES  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST  1885-44661  ���nature, reliable., �����<otionili at  interior ��� nxlerlcir  CUSTOM PAINTING  seniors (list ounl ��� Irpo osttmalrs  885-8895  ,,  -   ���-' ������-^������-^   Z_-_-_-^.'-m.'��-m._--* ���_-_,-_-. --m    _m   _-_    -  ns3X^  *_^_^_*_^_^_mm_t_t Coast News, February 8,  1993  23  0640    15.7  8    1240      7.8  MO   1815    14.0  FRI TIME HT. FT.  0255 B.B  12   0900 15.4  FR    1615 4.6  2306 12.7  0040 3.8  9   0715 15.8  TU   1330 6.7  1915 13.7  SAT TIME HT. FT.  0350 10.3  13 0940 14.9  SA   1715      4.4  REFERENCE: Point Atkinson  Pacific Standard Time  0120 5.4  10 0750 15.9  WE 1420 5.7  2020 13.2  SUN T'ME HT. F*s  0050 12.9  14 0505 11.4  SU 1025 14.3  1820 4.3  0205 7.1  11 0825 15.8  TH 1515  2135  5.0  12.8'  For Shookumchuek Narrow*  thi. 40mln phia S mln for tech ft. ol  and / mln. lor MCh n. ol I*|L  Tide Tables  Courtesy of  Kids & Tobacco  It's a crime.  HOME IMPROVEMENTS  m  CONTOUR  DESIGN  Quality Supply & Installation  Ceramic Tile, Carpet 6 Blinds  ^SHOWROOM 851 HWV. 101 ��� GIBSONS ��� O.C. ��� PH/FAX: B86-319J>  Commercial/Residential  Fully Guaranteed  The complete rooftng profeiuoruls  886-0920  MARINE SERVICES  COLES MARINE  Diesel Repair Ltd.  45 Ton Marine Ways  ��� Machine Shop ��� Pressure Washing  ��� Bottom Painting ��� Tune Up  ��� Overhauls ��� Service Repair  ��� Work / Soil / Power  Owner Participation Welcome  886-2875 24 HR.   886-7721  PRECISE  PAINTING & PLASTER  ��� Complete Custom Painting  ��� Stucco /  ��� All Phases of Drywall  ��� Journeyman Workmanship  : ������' tt  ':���  Free Estimates  &  weeaneer  Marina 6? Resort Ltd  Located in Secret Cove 885-7888  ��85  PARTS  K & C Ttierrncglass &  Cobra Boats now  In-Stock  [OUTBOARDS  MARINE SPECIALISTS 21 years  SALES - SEHVICE -REPAIRS  INSULATION  COHRELL'S MARINE SERVICE  ��� B*U k Blown ��� CommancUl ���  ��� Reiadentiaal ��� New k Existing ���  886*8741  LANDSCAPING  Whistler's Landscaping  Fencing ��� Turf a Drainage  Retaining Walls (Rock)  Residential and Commercial  FrM Estimates: PatB85-8870  S & G TREE SERVICE  fNaWi  T-tWH1**  ��  Topping ��� Trimming 'Pruning ��� Brush Chipper  Danger Tree Removal  Bonded and Insured ��� 20 Years Experience  865*3897  MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES  SUNSHINE a-iat&ici  SIGN MAKERS  GOOD SERVICE * 6 DAYS/WEEKl  085-3900  MARINE SERVICES  i^Sbtp Shape Props  BOAT PHOPELLER REPAIRS t SERVICE  "SHIP SHAPE SERVICE*  Camll Bolly, Proprietor  PH:SSS-S97S(Bui.)  SSS-tS10(Rw.)  R.R. 1, Maaon Road  SaMlnlt, B.C.  VON 3A0  GIBSONS: 886*8460 SECHELT: 885*6422  s %PiUt>j%U,6*SiUlrK<i**jimiiU  STIHL  Chainsaws & Trimmers  5 YEARS AGO  The fortuitous arrival of the  tugboat Ocean Iris at Smitty's  Marina gas float in Gibsons  Harbour prevented a potentially  disastrous fire from getting out  of hand last Friday evening at  approximately S pm. The tug  was pulling in to the wharf  when skipper Norm Cartwright  noticed smoke curling up from  beside the gas pumps on the  float. He gave a warning blast  on his horn, cut loose a couple  of boats, turned on his monitor,  and began to spray the float  wilh ocean water..  An announcement by Forests  and Lands Minister, Dave Parker and MLA Harold Long  caused a small furor among  Coast residents and Vancouver  media people when Parker and  Long announced the acquisition  of 182 hectares near Port Mellon for use as a dangerous  goods port and forest related  industries.  10 YEARS AGO  The roof of the largest building in Egmont was raised on  February 4 al the site of the old  Egmont Marina.  The new pub and social club  will be called The Back Eddy  Pub. West Coasl architecture  permeates the modern 3344  square foot structure, which  overlooks one of the more  scenic views of Jervis Inlet. Joe  and Trudy Muller are Ihe owners and driving force behind the  most ambitious project Ihe Sunshine Coast has seen in over a  year.  20 YEARS AGO  Gibsons Council will seek  information from the provincial  forestry department on Ihe possibilities of a debris cleanup in  coastal waters. Mayor Walter  Peterson told council that  beaches in some places are  piled high wilh debris and boat  traffic is suffering as a result of  debris in Ihe water.  35 YEARS AGO  Fred Holland was hired by  Gibsons Council as maintenance man at a $3200 yearly  salary.  40 YEARS AGO  One hundred persons attended a farewell function honouring Father L. Vincy who is  moving to Alberta after almosl  five years as Sechell Band  school principal.  SPCA NEWS  This three-month-old lab-  cross was recently hit by a  car and Is recovering al the  SPCA. If you can provide  Mm with a good home,  contact the SPCA  at 8854771.  ot PENDER HARBOUR miU  FRANCIS PENINSULA PLACE  We're more than just tires!  TUNE UPS  Is your can  1. Burning Excessive Fuel?  2. Running Poorly?  3. Polluting the Environment?  Call 886-2700 for an appointment!  l$0i  Coastal Tires  Via     ,...���......,   Brake & Suspension Centre Hwy 101 & Bt  oca-illy owned TIME I AND Store   One uiiIp v.psI ��  HOW DO YOU 1VMNAGE TO REACH  YOUR FINANCIAL GOALS?  -^TRIMARK  MUTUAL FUNDS  We Manage  To Outperform  29.0%.     14.2% %" "fe  All retulfU. audited liy fimm <*. Yciim**. I'lutleti-d A-i-ix intuit ���>, are lilMoiIra] annual rninpoundrd total rUtt of  iftum and irtlrri rlun*-rt In unil ulur ami riWrlbuUani ���flint*tint They do nut (site Into ar.ount sales chirgrt ot  Sitmlnl Mrs live fra*�� p-yalih- hi nitillk'clef- **hkh V.1.H.1M luvr irstmraf rrturn*. I��j��l jarifumuniT <l.x*i iir* -fiuianlrr  fillute rrwili. Yi.in unit value ami InvmiinriK iriiiin> nlll Mm mair Inii-irum tiriiiniM'Jr.n atx-iit any mutual  fum! !��� rortlaliml In ils ���Imijllflcil ���*nn*>rr(iii Brail )ianr *.iii-)>r('iit' r.n**hillv Iwfr.n- Inirvtlnu Yim ran  ohMIn nHcfrom'  more information, please call or mail tbe attached coupon to:  Alasdair W. Irvine, C.F.P  (.real Pacific Management Co., Ltd.  5492 Trail Ave., P.O. Box 2629  Sechelt, B.C, VON }A0  (604)885-2272  Address:  City: ���  Daytime I'lionc Number:  .Postal Code;  CHANNEL ELEVEN  Tuesday Feb. 9,7:00pm  Talk lo Your Local Governments  8:00pm  Arts Update  Join Chuck Tkachuk for a look at February arts events.  8:30pm  I Am A Camera #3  Ken Bell discusses his photographic work  9:00pm  Healthy Communities  Lola Westell talks with Dr. Paul Martiquet and Beverly Tanchak.  9:30pm  Sechelt Indian Band, election candidates  Wednesday Feb. 10,6:40pm  Dressing Like A Lady  Laurel Suko takes a look at the history of local fashion.  7:30pm  On The Edge. How about rock climbing?  8:00pm  I Am A Camera #2  Ken Bell discusses his photographic work during W.W.II.  8:30pm  Unveiling Burma's Nightmare  WARNING this program contains scenes that may be disturbing.  9:15pm  Sechelt Indian Band, election candidates  Thursday Feb. 11,7:00pm  Parliamentary Talkback  Harold Fletcher hosts MP Ray Skelly and MLA Gordon Wilson.  8:00pm  I Am A Camera #4, Ken Bell and his photography in Africa.  8:30pm  The Two Notes: Steve While and Jack Inglis perform.  I  CLIP & SAVE  O bc ferries Schedule  HORSESHOE BAY���LANGDALE  JERVIS INLET  EARLS COVE - SALTERY BAY  i Lsave Lsngdsle  ! 6:20 am  J 8:30  10:30  12:25 pmM  2:30  Leave Horseshoe Bay       Leave Elite Cove  Leave Saltery Bay  5:45 am    3:30 pm  For DEPENDABLE Service  Buying or Selling - CALL  The TOP PRODUCERS on lhe Coast!  885-3295 or Vancouver Toll Free 681-7931 24  Coast News, February 8, 1993  Take Advantage of our Nezv Classified Ad Special  Rturt your classified ad 6 times  and pay for only 2 times!  Coast News (Monday  Classified Deadline:  NOON FRIDAY  ���ajajp Gibsons &  IE Sechelt Offices  Homes &  Property  Wanted to buy: 172 acre *'"�� lot in  West Sechelt. Will pay cash. 885-  6221. ��6cn  Foi sale by owner. 2 bdim., 2 tain  townhouse. less than 1 yr. old,  dose to all amenities. Sechelt 886-  4109 oi 886-71336. ��iw  Wanted to buy - house lot  $130,000 through private sale.  886-3573 tor into. No agenls  please. "8*  TOPSOIL  Screened top soil at reasonable  rale. W.D. Excavating. 886-9764  or cell. 11-220-1526 TFNs  Best duplex lol in Gibsons.  60'x120', $69,900 No agents  please. 886-8339. ��6cn  752 Hwy. 101,50x268101. 3 bdim.  older house. $165.000.886-9049  ss  1.   Homes &  Property  Homes, Waterlront at InvMtnwtt  Properties. Nick Proach 583-  7653. 885-S340. Valley Pacific  Rtly. TFN  By cralisman/owner: New 3-5  bdrm. home on sunny, pnvate 1  acre in Pender Harbour.Solid pine  doors and kilchen. $178,000 -  belore carpets, no GST. 683-2882.  TFN  Gowei Pt. Rd semi-walertront  150x217   with  older  house,  $250,000   Private sale ��� No  agenls Phone 7-9pm 686-9299.  ���7w  Pnvate Sale. O'Shea Road. Asking  $134,000. 4 yr old 3 bdrm rancher. 60x140 lot 88M695.    16*  Retired - wish lo buy direct liom  owner or builder - 3 bdrm. rancher,  gaiage. Gibsons lo West Sechelt.  Cash. 886-7042. ��7w  NRS GIBSONS REALTY LTD.  MO  RT(  3AGE  UP  ��D/  WE  FEB.12/9"  6 mo.  1 yr.l 2 yr.  3yr.  4yr.  Syr.  1st  8.45  7.70    1.20  8.70  S.25  1.50  2nd  a.95  1.20 1  8.70  9.20  9.75  10.00  Ma|or Bank Prlnw Rata 6.75%  For ��� complimentary market  evaluation ol 'your property"  Call  Jerry Ridgewell  Your Resident Realtor  886-2277  7 Love To Sell Real Estate'  CLASSIFICATIONS  Announcements  7  Appliances  Autos  19  23  /TTN  Barter & Trade  Bed and Breakfast  18  30  2  (GREAT  Business and Home  Services  35  \IDaEAj  Business Opportunities 38  Campers  25  Child Care  37  Commercial lor Rent  32  Entertainment  33  a*aja*B*aTaaT*  Fot Rent  31  *S^���  For Sale  21  Found  11  Free  16  Obituaries  3  Furniture  20  Personal  6  Garage Sales  17  Pets t. Livestock  12  Heavy Equipment  Help Wanted  22  Recreation  8  34  1 hank You  5  Home & Property  1  Too Late to Classify  40  In Memorlam  4  Travel  14  Legal  39  Trucks  24  Lost  10  Wanted  19  Marine  26  Wanted to Rent  29  Mobile Homes  27  Weddings 8  Motorcycles  28  Engagements  9  Music  13  Work Wanted  36  DROP OFF YOUR  Coast News  Monday Edition  At any of our convenient  Friendly  H People Places mm  In Pender Harbour  AC BUILDING SUPPLIES  Francis Peninsula Plate 88^-9551  MARINA PHARMACY  Pender Harbour Centre W2hhh  In Halfmoon Bay  B&J STORE HHS-HW  In Roberts Creek  ROBERTS(:RF.KK(iENHRALSitHUB 885-3400  DEADLINE IS 3:00 PM THURSDAY  In Sechelt  Tl IE COAST NEWS  M  5521 Cowrie Street 8853930  In Gibsons  THE COAST NEWS  537 Cruice Lane (behind Dockslde Pharmacy)  886-2622  DEADLINE IS NOON FRIDAY  Dave Orr and his great staff will help you place  your i lassifieds at AC Building Supplies, one of  our Friendly People Places in Pender Harbour.  1    Homes 8,  Property  3 bedroom lownhouse, 1425 sq.  tt., 2 yrs. old, 1 t/2 baths, carport,  balcony, 5 appliances, near  schools and shopping, $129,900.  886-4660. ��7w  Lasqueti Island 20 acre organic,  homestead, gardens, orchard,  1400 sq. It. home. $135,000.  Phone 474-5935. ss  Family home ��� Mermaid St.,  $150,000, Box 706, Sechell. No  Agents. ��8w  7 Announcements   I 8. Recreation 114. Travel  Ostrosky ��� Bnan and MariAnn, on GOOONEWS 1969 - 21  It. Tiavel mate,  February 1,1993 al 4:49 pm. avere the game ol bridge Is coming to   rnotorhome, c/w Iridge. stove S  blessed wilh Ihe sale arrival ol Giteons! Both paityand duplicate   mjcr0((ave Needs        ,3m  their daughter, Breanno Risal ai 6 9ames will be available every Mon-  Ibs., 6 ozs. First time grandparems nay al the new Glbaons Yacht  are Dan and Sally Dawe. and third Cl* s,ar"n9 al 7 P"1- fr**6 P"1'  time around lor Al and Rita nets are guaranteed. B85-5S52.  ��7cn  OBO. 885-7791  ANDERSON REALTY  * Racrtation * Hatlramant  ��� Relocation  FREE  CATALOGUE  S686 Cowne St.. Box 1219  Sechell, BC   VON 3A0  MS-3211 FAXMS-2����e  Van. Toll Frw saw-*01��  Oslrosky. all ol Gibsons. Thank  you lo lamily and tnends tor their  love and best wishes, and a very  special lhank you to Dr. Mclai-  land. Christine. Ingnd, and stall al  St Mary's. ��5cn  Ken and Sherry Nelsen are thrilled  lo announce the bidh ol their son  Reece Kenneth. He arnved Janu  ary 20. 1993 weighing 7 lbs.. 14  ozs A brother lor Colin, Liannea  and Bryce Grandparents Frank  and Lynne Jorgensen ot Haltmoon  Bay and Sam and Eileen Nelsen ol  Davis Bay. Great-grandmother  Amy Tarditl. *6cn  Cleared. 2.2 acres with ocean  view, Soames Point area.  $140,000.886-3360. TFN  Brand New lor sale by builder. Living area with 2 FP main floor, 3  bdrm. plus bonus im. up. Oak  kitchen w/sunshine ceiling, wood  deck oft back, onto private ravine  wilh creek. Nice area, close to all  amenities. Ready for occupancy  Mar. 1, 1993, Asking $224,000  incl. GST. 886-2352 for more into.  WW  WATERFRONT - For a home, holiday or investment, Irom view deck  and patio, across level terraced  lawns lo Ihe water's edge ol Hallmoon Bay and a short stroll to bus,  country store, and government  whart. Makes the location ol this  2400 sq. tt. contemporary home  superb. Entering the foyer, the  open staircase leads to L.R. with  brick fireplace, lanairoom. spacious dining and up to Ihe minute  white, bright kitchen, all wilh bay  view. The 4 bdrms., 3 baths, lamily  and kitchenette is designed lor  lamily fun, guest area or cozy  suite. Now add, the private computer room and workshop. Asking  $265,000 on pnvale sale by owners. Call from 9 am to 7 pm for Jim  or Lorna al 885-5469.        ��8w  Wanted to buy. View home Irom  owner. Davis Bay, Selma Park.  Leave details 885-5678,7-8 pm  only. *7w  Selma Park Rancher  3 bdrm. ocean view, hospital and  village, 1 km. $195,000. No  agenls. 885-7034. #8w  1/2 acre lol Lohn Hd, Redroolts,  controlled subdivision, $49,500.1-  228-9680. ss  48' x 330' ol prime low bank waterlront in Gibsons Harbour near  Gibsons Marina. House needs  repaii but could be fixed up for  recreational or rental use. Property zoned Tourist Commercial (C-2).  Double garage plus storage shed.  $169,500. Phone Jennifer 1-689-  7070. ss  3. Obituaries  THINKING Or UaaJNO OR BUVMQ  Prestigious Woodcreek Park  Hoi at $265,000  Beautiful Ocean View: 3 full baths  (glamorous). 4 bdrms. (down could  be games room). Almosl 2600 sq.  It., 2 yrs. old. 2 levels, over  $20,000 in extras including in-  ground sprinkler system: huge  aggregate patio lully landscaped  and lenced huge yard. Double  remote controlled garage, heated  INe loyei and bathrooms. Besl  pnee in Gibsons. For last sale!!  Kevin Lynch - Sutton Group -  Weil Coast Realty. 6504017 or  Collect 966-8949. ��7w  REALTY LTD.  M  GARY WHITE  886-8107 ��� 1-351*4390  NASON: Passed away February 2.  1993, Ruby Leola Nason. lale ol  Chilliwack, age 82 yrs. Survived by  Herb, her loving husband ol 61  years; two sons, Will and Jim. ol  Gibsons; live daughters: Leola. ol  Vancouver; Ann (Jim) of Gibsons;  Brenda (John) ol Gibsons: Linda  and Louise, ol Chilliwack: B grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.  Memorial service Friday, February  12 at 1:30 pm in Ihe Calvary Baptist Church, Park Rd., Gibsons.  #6cn  HINZ: Gunler. suddenly February  3, 1993. Beloved husband lo  Chansse and lather ol Stelanie;  leaves behind sister Ingnd, brother-in-law Axel, nieces Sarah and  Jeanette, and many friends and  relatives. Peace at last. Funeial  arrangements pending. Devlin  Funeral Home in charge ol  arrangements. ��6cn  GILTROW: Dawn, ol Soames PL,  Gibsons, passed away February 1,  1993 surrounded by her loving  family. She will be missed in totality by all who knew her and weie  tduched by her strength, courage  and love. She encouraged us all,  to hope and work lor the best outcomes and men love and accept  ourselves, no matter what happens. A small lamily gathering was  held February 3 ��� by request.#6cn  BATHURST: Alan Linton Bathurst:  bom Toronto, February 20,1926,  went home to live with his Lord on  February 4.1993 alter a long seige  with Alzheimeis. He taught in Richmond Hill, Ontario and North Vancouver District for 33 years. He  leaves his wile Muriel and tour  daughters: Linda M. Wright (Stuart); Heather A. Miller (Allan): Alison M. Redlern (Jim): and Janice  Bathurst; 7 grandchildren: Tina,  Lisa. Tammi. Sandi. Hartey. Alana  and Scott. In lieu ol llowers donations to Alzheimeis Society ol BC,  20-601 W. Cordova St., Vancouver, BC. Cremation. Memorial service Tuesday, February 9 al 2:30  pm in the Calvary Baptist Church.  711 Park Rd., Gibsons, BC.  Arrangements through Devlin  Funeral Home. ��6cn  6. Personal  C.A.M.E.O. Singles Club wine and  cheese, Feb. 20, 7 pm, Kirkland  Cenlre, 886-3354,885-9968.��6cn  Paintings, Drawings, Portraiture  and quality art supplies lor sale.  Call Laara WilliamSen. 886-8782.  *6cn  Astrology leadings by Cathrine  Fuller at Crystal Serendipity by  appointment only. 885-8815 or  eves 886-0'99 I8cn  Do you ever wonder it Ihere is  more than whal meets the eye"-  Psychic Development, Level I,  Thurs,, Feb. 11 lo April 8,7-10 pm,  $125.885-8815; 886-3452. I6cn  EDGEWATER COUNSELLING  Want to understand your relationship? Counselling lor couples. Call  Duncan or Mary 885-0887. #8cn  Woodtumlng Ltiawni  Suitable tor all levels. Evening oi  weekend classes Phone Gary  Kelly B86-3617 alter 5pm.    ��Bw  Psyche Reading  Phone loi appointment, Kalawna  886-0948. I7w  DRIFTWOOD PLAYERS  Auditions loi 'The Odd Couple'  (lemale veision) by Neil Simon.  Required: 6 lemale. 2 male. Pioduclion lo lake place early May.  Please come to 96 Kelly Rd. al  7.30 pm, Mon., Feb. 8.886-7573.  ��6cn  Sunshine Coast Hospice is ottering  a 20-hr. naming program in March  and Apiil lor prospective hospice  volunieei, visitors and interested  individuals. Fee: $50. Foi more  information contact Sunshine  Coast Home Support Society 885-  5144. ��7w  TRUFFLES in Gibsons Landing  announces Belgium chocolates are  back! ��8w  Neighbourhood recycling pickup.  boines, cans, paper, cardboard,  glass. 885-4165 or B85-0616J8W  Man's bi'local glasses in Sechelt. II  lound please call 885-2416 eves.  ��6cn  Black Alaska pendant, sentimental  value. Reward 886-7031.     ��6w  Set ol keys on N. Fletcher in Lower  Gibsons. 866-9166. ��6cn  Crucilix al Brothers Park. Please  phone lo idenlity. 886-3440. (I6cn  Lab-type biown male puppy.  Blown collar - green broken leash  attached. 5 ��� 6 mos old. 885-9969.  ��7cn  12 Pels  and Livestock  BROOKS & MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.  Benjamin Moore Paints |  Ff|V/*Wl/TWfJa*  friendly Paints  in All Colour* ol  tho Haintxw  ..including Green  Bill Wood  SECHELT  A Bus. 885-29231  Res. 885-50581  Chase away those winter blues  with lurniture redone in sunny  hues. 20��,. discount special on in-  stock labne. Brighton's Fine Upholstery 865-0231,885-4804.    ��6w  Chmcillian Giants, temales tor  sale. Double wire cage, $80. Hon-  Lab cross to give away to acreage.  886-8333. ��6cn  FAIRWAY STABLES  English Riding Lesions  Experienced, certified, CEF  instructor. Ages B-adult (you're  never too old) Beginner lo intermediate riders welcome. Also boarding avail. Indoor/outdoor 12x12  stalls, riding ring. Call Leslie 885-  5423. I7w  English Riding Letsom - Certified CEF Coach. Gentle horses  and ponies, friendly stall. Beginners of all ages welcome. Ellingham Stables. 885-9969.      ��7w  14-1/2 hands gelding thoroughbred  quarlerhoise, 9 yrs. $1200. 883-  2331. H6w  Registered CKC Lab, excel, show,  Katie Angermeyer. MSc , HPT Is ail papers tor stud. B85-4804.��7cn  ! pleased lo lo announce the opening of a new physiotherapy service: Harboui Physiotherapy clinic,  at Ihe Pender Harbour and Dislricl  Community Health Centre. 5066  Francis Peninsula, Madeira Park.  Appointments B85-2969 (883-  2290). ��6w  Thoroughbred Quartet horse, 14  1/2 hands Gelding. 9 yrs.. $1200.  683-2331. f6w  Certified dog trainer avail. Debbie  McKay 886-2854. ��Bw  Wedding photography to suit all A,ncari Pl9my 9��a,s Does- I***5'  budgets. Call Inga Hardman 886- kids. Excel, pets and bush clear-  OOSa ��6*    ing.883.29go ss  Drlitwood Players  2nd Annual Drama Course, Mondays, Feb. 15 thru Mar. 8,7-9 pm,  SPCA SPAYING PROGRAM  Contact Then & Now Furniture.  Elphinstone Secondary Drama 699 Highway 101, Gibsons. 886-  Room. Course to cover basic 4716orMarlee Fashions. NC  drama exercises and scene study.  Limited lo 10. Cost $50. Pretegis-  tei - Pam Feichlner, 886-7476.  ��6cn  Help reduce the pel over-population problem - spay or neuter youi  pet. NC  Beyond^  front Ihe business Canls in your  wallet to lhe fUfjn on your door...  ...for .ALL YlHIK QRATIIIC NKEtXS  "�� 885-0244  Cello, nice lone, $900.885-2240.  ��7cn  Art classes for children and adults.  Beginners thru advanced welcome. Individualized instruction.  Painting, drawing. 16 years expei-  ence. Call artist Laara WilliamSen  to pre-register 666-8782. Limited  enrolment. ��6cn  Pi wo Tuning  > repairs  1 appraisals  *  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843  Piano, like new - 883-2329    ss  Print Sale ��� 25-50% Oft, Shadow 1900 organ, good condition, $1900  Baux Galleries. 885-7606.    I7w   obq 886-2492.  SAVE MONEY  buy/sell/trade  OLA COURSE MATERIALS. Register   now   w/the   COURSE  EXCHANGE LIAISON. Info: Aijou  88tM347eves. ��6cn  ���8w  Jattention C  We buy beer bottles and beer  cans, paying 80 c/doz. 886-8039  TFN  INSTRUMINTAL MUSsCUNSt  Soundwavea Orchestra  need, mar* airing, abaia,  bassoon, French horn,  trumpet and trortabona  muiiciani. Coll M6-0995.  Piano, upnghl grand. $1600; ham-  IAN PURCELL DOES NOT LIVE mered Mzmu m. 885-5539  AT 468 CENTRAL. PLEASE REDIRECT ANY OTHER DROPOFFS. #7w  I6w  Pender Harbour - level easy build  lot in Garden Bay. Lake view, septic, water, driveway complete.  Drive by at lot 50, Harbour Peak  Dr., $55,000.883-2667. ss  We are happy to announce the  arrival ol our third daughter,  Reanne Alida, a sister for Freya  and bona. She was bom on January 17,1993, weighing 8 lbs., 2  ozs. to Dennis Olson and Diana  VanWoerkom. Many thanks to Dr.  Westlake and the fret Door nurses  at St. Mary's Hospital.       Wen  <**W> <Q&>  I ILLUSION 1  Planning I Special Occasion?  Illusions Restaurant has lull  facilities lor large or small  groups. Banquet or  a-la-carte menu available.  For more information call  885-0900.  Adult children ol Alcoholics or dyslunctlonal families please call 886-  3849 or 8854622 for help.    NC  Are you a woman in an unhappy  relationship, d.o you need to talk?  Call the Sunshine Coast Transition  House lor conlidenlial 24 hr. service. 885-2944. TFN  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  885-7883,24 hour line.       TFN  Soundwave*  chorus  needs vou,  Tuesday  evenings.  Phone 886-0995  FITNESS FOR FREE!  7:30 pm every Mon. eve. at Fitco,  743 North Rd.. Gibsons. This is  your chance to get your fitness  program started with STEP aerobics. NO CHARGE - just call to  your step. 886-4606. TFN  SEAT SALE  Ixtapalr $389  Europe 1 way fr. $409  Amsterdam fr. $548  London fr. $579  Paris fr. $698  New Zealand fr. $1079  We offer reductions  on regular business  Iravel and special rates  lor groups  CALL BILL OF  INCENTIVE TRAVEL  885*59840(1-921*8131  8am ��� 10pm ��� 7 days a week  Marine antiques - port holes,  anchors, navigation lights, binrvfc  cles, control stations, stateroorl  hardware, etc. Good prices pa*gy  683-9033. Men  a aaa.  Female roommate to share hajat  -Mar. i S35S inc*a��*$ ulilrtija.  685-5784. '        *b*  Modem wooden dining room suite  and entertainment centre. Also set  of workout weights. B85-2790.��6w  Good used travel trailer, approx.  $2,000.836-9662. Men  Printer for Mac computet (reasonable) 686-2622 (ask for Sue)TFNs  House plam cate demonstration,  Saturday, Feb. 20 at 11 am and 2  pm. Call lot details. Chamberlin  Gardens 886-9889 ��8cn  30' stove, Harvest Gold; frost-tree  Iridge, white, 886-0384 3-9 pm.  ��6w  33 gallon hot water tank, 4 yrs. old.  Bring helper. 886-7127.      #7w  To good home, one white spayed  fern, cat, 3 yrs. old. Big blue eyes,  all shots. 886-2507. #6cn  17. Garage Sales  5479 Mills W. Sechelt, 9 am.  N.E.B. I6cn  20. Furniture  Greal Chnstmas present ��� antique  Dutch wall clock, copper lace and  weights, sun and moon plate,  $600,886-7307    SS  Beds, sola, chair, Indge, dryer,  BSW TV plus miscellaneous. 885-  7882. n*  BROCK WOOD COOK STOVE  6 burners, c/w copper walei jacket  Good cond. $500.886-9526.��8cn  Jenny used oil luinace w/lank  $500; valve grind sel, ccmplete,  $300.886-3005 8am-5pm.   TFN  Antique rocking chair, $100: mini-  washer/spin dryer. $50; Fire bncks.  $1 ea.: turqoise leather hides. 2/24  sq. ft., $75 ea.: yam on cones lor  machine knitters, Iffl price; 4 dtaw-  x filing cabinet lor sewing pal-  a��s. 30wX42hX25, $150 OBO.  aje-7869 ��8w  _____ ~~  Wjgffi lirewood kepi in garage 6  aa*a*aJMfck up. $30. Vilas maple  settee, mint condition, spring-filled.  $400 (we need Ihe space): 14 tins  O/B molor oil, paid $2.50 per Sn. 9  tins car motor oil, all lor $1 per tin.  886-2073. Lower Gibsons.   ��8cn  1 pan Raichle boots, size 10; 1  pair Volkl competition skis, 210  cm, Salomon 747 bindings. All  equip, in exc. cond. 886-9196.#8cn  Tandy 1000SX upgraded lo 640 K,  20 meg hard drive, colour monitor,  some software, $500 lirm. Judy  685-3126. ��8cn  Drop oil your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  AT  Seaview Market  rn Roberls Creek  'A Friendly People Place"  19.Appliances  PIANO TUNING  For service and repair call 'Sun-  TFN  Does someone in your family have  a drinking problem? Call Al-Anon  st,ine Rano'. 885-3168  686-9903, 865-7484, 886-9059.  Al-Aleen 886-2565 or 885-7484.  Taking an art class? We have the  largest selection of art supplies in  stpek on the Sunshine Coast.  Show Piece Gallery, 280 Gower destination. Phone tor details. 886-  PI. Rd. Gibsons. 886-9213. ��6w    4899. Ask for Dale. ��8cn  Win a 12000 value vacation, any  LOOKING  FOR  SPECIAL  HELP?  18. Barter  and Trade  1969 Buick GS California it's  match 350 Auto. Nds bodywork  otherwise mint. Swap lor best 4X4  valve $2000.886-7227       TFN  Faller, skid operatoi, etc. trade lor  excavator or backhoe. Wotk 885-  7518. ��8w  Electric commercial dryer, $100  OBO. 896-3573. *8w  Large horizontal deep-freeze,  $250, storage toi lish, game, beet,  885-9645 after 5 pm. f6cn  Kenmoie portable dishwasher.  Hatbest Gold. Excel cond.. $250.  885-7551. #8cn  Molfal chest Ireezer 16 cu. It.,  $175, OBO. B85-7460 after 6 pm.  ��7cn  In exc. cond. Indge, 24' stove and  washet. 686-7476. ��6w  GE cannister vacuum, all attachments, runs well. $45: brand new  "Littieiux" hand vac, $60. 886-  2644. ��7cn  GE 24' harvest gold slove, good  working order. $75. Call 886-0366.  ��6cn  Mollai Westwood portable dishwasher 5 cycles/wood top, $250.  886-0088. ��6w  30' Admiral electnc range, almond,  $195,865-2896. ��6w  NORTH  VANCOUVER  a  CAMPBELL  RIVER  a  MERRIT  $195  IT PAYS  TO SPREAD  THE WORD  King size mattress and box spnng.  good cond.. $400 OBO; large  wood cabinet/book shell, $75  OBO 885-3762. t6w  Dining room sel. $275, $500;  waterbed, $180; garbutator. new,  $200; collee/end tables. $100.  $180; various chaiis/rockers Irom  $25; cast iron bar stools. $40;  stereo cabinet. $75. Can be seen  al Gibsons U-lock, 1023 Venture  Way. 866-6460. Consignment!  ���8a*  Hohner piano accordian, Bushnell  microscope. Durst eniarger, Elmo  projector and camera, Polaroid  cameras, prim copier, micro 723  radio-cassette player, dual mat  viewer, Aigus 570 slide projector,  outdoor speakers, 885-3313.��8cn  Two libreglass 20'xB' containers,  $2000 each; polished lacing slone  lor floors, hearths, etc., $15 sq. ft.  665-5448. I8cn  3 pee. wall unil, oak finish, exc.  cond., $900 oi $350 each. 686-  3103. ��8w  Coffee table - 6'x20'; 2 kilchen  chairs. 886-7735. Hot  Oueen sz. bed. dble. bed dresser  and mirror, recliner, end tables, 6'  couch, misc. household items, all  in good cond. 686-8069.      ��7w  Single sofa bed, recovered, A-one  $450080.8664954. ��7w  Wall unit, 71'x70', $150; sola  table. $75. All as new. 885-2067.  ���6w  SUNCO  mm.  mmmm  Poors / Windowa / lighlirg  Plumbing / kikrian & Bathroom  Fi.luraa ale..  MOT OU�� sroffM GUI  ��������������������*  5653 Whorl Rd . Sechell  RECYCIE a, SAVE  Cheslerlield and chaii set, $100;  washei, $100; exercise bike. $50.  886-7774. tBcn  Color/BW TVs,j^tehelf. couch,  lazy chair, kitehen set, mirror  dresser, bed, home stereo, offers.  886-7559. iflcn Coast News, Februarys,  199.3  25  Take Advantage of our Nezv Classified Ad Special  Run your classified ad 6 times  arid pay for only 2 times!   T5?4 Coast News (Monday)  nm. Classified Deadline:  NOON FRIDAY  Gibsons &  Sechelt Offices  21. For Sale  21. For Sale  31. For Rent  ROYAL ALBERT CHINA  and  ROYAL OOULTON  F1QURINES  at competitive prices.  Exclusive Dealer  SECHELT HARDWARE  IM-2171  Open 7 days a mmlt  Shopping cart, 2 wheels, excellent  condition. Phone 886-3118  TFN  Canopy lor lull size P/U, $80.885-  2946. I8w  Calloway irons, 3 thru wedge,  $500 OBO 886-0918. ��Bw  Reg. black lab puppies, $275. First  shots 9 weeks 885-4001    ��7cn  Seats model 420 poweimate vacuum w/power head, $50; Sears  home and shop vacuum (dry). $30.  685-1960. ��7w  Firewood free delivery. 16' spin fir,  $110 lull cord. 886-9372.     f8w  Attn. Builders ��� Shower ��� New  still in crates. White Neo - angle  shower stall, etched glass doors,  chrome trim. White sink. Matching  Don'l faucets for shower S sink,  $950.886-4244 or 880-0920 J6cn  29x62'Moffat frost-free fridge; 24'  Enterprise stove, good cond., $200  ea.; waterbed, super-single, white  wilh 3 drawers, $250.886-2509.  ��7w  Children's picnic table, $23; cedai  wheelbarrow planters, $8 and $18.  685-3285. ss  Cross country skis, size 9, besl  otler. 885-9033. ��7w  Penlax Spol-Matic plus 29mm.  50mm, 150mm, 400 mm lenses  including various inters and case,  $300 complete. Also B8W enlarg-  er. $75.885-8895. ��7w  Firewood, semi-dry, $40 truck  load, U pick up. 685-6070.   ��7w  Framing sale - once a year special! Shadow Baux Galleries,  Cowrie St., Sechelt. 885-7606J7w  Used airtight Magma woodslove,  brass and glass door, $350 OBO.  686-2136. ��7w  Cash paid for anything old. Tin ad  signs, clocks, working or not, pocket watches, furniture, jewellery,  etc. 886-3905. ��6cn  11 HP 16 speed garden tractor,  snow Uower and rototiller garden  attachment, $1550.885-3546 H6cn  Toshiba VCR, Kenwood stereo  system, Kenwood cat stereo, white  5 drawer dresser. 886-7559. Best  offers. #6cn  295 amp AC/DC Linde welder,  $300; tBO amp AC, $150; 6'x16'  Busy Bee planer on stand, $1000.  885-3417. ��6cn  BIG SIGNS,  UTTIi SIGNS,  AU TYPES OF SIGNS  885-3900  SUNSHINE GRAPHICS  8' blue couch. $55; ladies ski  boots, 866-3457. ss  Wanted: Printer lor Mac computet  (leasonable) 686-2622 (Ask loi  Sue) TFNs  1960 Monte, new tires, new  shocks, VB. black/white interior,  $1600 OBO. 885-0717.      ��Bcn  1956 Buick Special. 92,000 orig.  miles, rebuilt dill., brakes, body  good, runs great, $1200 OBO.  8854804. ��7cn  '86 Ford Taurus V6 exc. cond.,  $4500 OBO. 886-7524 att. 5pm.ss  1984 Ford Tempo auto. 4 dt.,  $3500.886-7575 eves.        ��7w  '77 Cougar wagon, great tunning  gear, good tires, stereo. $200.  685-0203. ��7w  1982 Toyota Crisseda fully loaded,  reliable, good running condition,  $1650.885-7492. #7W  '60 Dodge Caravelle, aulo.,  PS/PB, air, reliable transportation.  Not rusted nor dented, $450. 886-  9145. #7w  '81 Honda Civic, 2 dr.. hatchback,  4 sp.. new front lires, exhaust, batten/, exc. running cond., low miles  on rebuilt motor. Perlect student  car. $1500 OBO. 886-9127.    ss  1961 AMC Concord, 4 door 6 cyl 19B1 Ford Bronco 4x4, needs  auto, PS, PB, pulse tilt, stereo, no some work. Some rust, $1500  rust, one owner. 886-7227. $975. OBO. 885-9223.              Hen  TFN           1988 Chev S.10 Tahoe. Immacu-  '84 Toyota Celica GTS. Good  late, low k's, also canopy fits S.10  shape. $3700 OBO. 686-7648. ss    longbox. 683-2297. ss  Color Your World  Over 150  Wallpaper Patterns  in-stock at 50% off  Up to 55% off  Latex Paints  886-8103  Get a  news  fiery?  Airco Gas lurnace Good cond.  $315 885-6276 ss  Power saws, drills, smoker,  portable electric generator, skill  saw, miscellaneous hand tools.  885-2758. Hw  3 pee. bath, right-hand tub, blue,  $100.886-7076. ��8w  8 HP BCS diesel walking tractor.  26'x16' tillers on power takeoff.  Extras $1100; 4x6'utilit  TOPSOIL  Screened lop soil at reasonable  rates. W.D. Excavating, 886-9764  0ic��ll.��1-220-1526.        TFNs  '68 Woodmizei 40HD bandsaw  mill. Trailer pkg - 550 hrs, lap siding attach., carriage cover, auto  : grinder, tooth setter, misc. spare  parts. $22,000 OBO 886-3001 ss  i Prego stroller, $100; baby back  '. pack, $50; Fisher Price potty, $20;  ' diaper pail, $5; car seal, $20.885-  ! 5944. ��7w  , 7 squares of prime shakes. $700  ! for all. 683-2331. ��6w  Kerosene space heater 'Energy  Miser' as new. $95 OBO. 885-  4087. I6cn  Used railway ties lor landscaping,  $10 ea. 665-7511. ��6w  Rebuilt propane Iridge and stove,  suitable lor cabin, $450 ea.; rebuilt  compressor 5 HP single phase  220 motot, 50 gal. tank, $550.  885-9026. *6w  All Craftsman lawn tools, 5 HP 22'  rear discharge 2 in 1 mulcher  lawnmower, sell propelled; 32 cc  brushwacker w/blade: 2.0/14'  chainsaw 37.7 cc backpack gas  power blower. All equip, less than  1 yr. old. All lor $1200. Pal 883-  1175. Hw  Large almond fridge, $250; Hoover  cannister vacuum w/pwr. head,  $100; Jason spotting scope 20-60x  zoom, $100; 18 ft. cedar canoe,  best offer; hideabed and chair,  $100; FP screen and tools, $50;  wedding dress, $250.886-0474.  ���6w  Toaster oven, $15; brown hideabed, $65; rocking chair, $40;  Strollee carseat, $35; Gerry baby  carrier, $25; air vapourizer, $5;  diaper pail, $5; highchair, $20;  Sling along baby carrier, $10; doth  diapers, $15; bumper pad, $5;  quality girls clothing, birth to 31/2,  very cheap. All OBO. 886-7375.  Kw  Technics d/d turntable plus classical records in perfect condition.  Microwave, 1.5 cu.ft. 886-2892.  ��6w  Crib, mattress, change table,  dresser, $250; rocker, $50. 886-  2801. #6w  For inexpensive books, fiction and  non-fiction, check out the 'Book  Nook' in Molly's Lane Market Buy  i Sell, 886-8078. "7cn  Butcher block kitchen table with 4  beige swivel chairs with wood  arms, $150. Good cond. 8860949.  Ken  KMng, $4 per bundle; 5 butdles,  I will deliver. Call Al. 886-3667  Men  Children's picnic table. $23; cedar  wheelbarrow planters $6 and $16.  865-3285. ss  AGED HORSE MANURE  $20 pickup load or 2 loads/$30.  Roberts Creek 885-9969.    TFN  Super-8 or regular-8 movie camera and proasctor. also screen Hi-  pod and light, $125.886-9420.  TFN  GOOD HAY  $5.00/Bale Delivered  Straw S5.��M>ale  Call Between 12-1 pm  8854357  TFN  CEDAR SHAKES i LUMBER, any  size. Will cuslom cut. 685-2138  or 885-5601. TFN  Parker i Hole 30.06.3x9 Bushnell  scope. Marhn 444s Winchester,  Oueen size walerbed. Benlwood  rockei. 885-5467. ss  SATELLITE SALES  Green Onion Earth Station  884-5240  TFN  22.Heavy  Equipment  1977 JD 410 backhoe. good working condition, $10,800 OBO. 886-  7372 or 885-5730. ss  1981 Volvo GLE 4 DR standard  V6. eled. overdrive, sunrool, new  clutch, pressure plate disc brake,  exhausl system, good tires, no  rusl, $4,000 OBO or Irade lor laim  tiactor, tenl trailer or boal. 885-  9209. *7cn  1986 Chev. Sprint. $2100. 886-  3282. ��7w  '85 Subaru 4x4 station wagon.  Excellenl condition. $4,250. 886-  3541. ��7cn  1981 Ford Escort standard. Lady  owner, very clean, $650. 885-  6041. ��7cn  1982 Mercury, $800; 78 Ford,  $500; as Ihey are OBO; 5x7 utility  trailer $1100.886-0370.      #6cn  1975 Neva V8 rusty, bul reliable.  Gieal engine, $250.885-5345.��6w  '81 Toyola Landcruiser, diesel,  good cond., $7500 OBO. 921-  6751. *6w  T-BIRD  '86 Thunderbird, low kms, lady driven, non-smoker, very clean.  $5,650 OBO 886-2622 days or  686-0971 eves. TFNs  1982 Mercury Zephyr, running  cond., needs work, $375. 886-  9372 ss  Good selection used lires, wheels,  Chevette; Honda Accord parts.  885-4004 ss  77 Pontiac Lemans, exc. cond.,  $900 OBO. 886-3648 ss  1974 Datsun 260Z alpine slereo,  mags, spinner hubs, Pirelli tires,  new brakes, exc. shape $3500  OBO 886-7378 ss  '88 Mercury Topaz, like new,  $5500.886-2833 or 886-7484. ss  1973 Super Beetle, $2500 OBO.  683-9234. ss  1980 Camaro 305 auto., T-Tops,  Rally rims, $2600. 885-7113. ss  1976 New Yorker, A-1 cond., low  mileage $900 OBO 886-9025 ss  Used Camaro T-Top, $495 loi the  set, wilh covers, 886-9500 anytime, ss  1974 Oldsmobile, new brakes and  exhaust. Mechanically sound.  $2400 OBO. 885-1943. ss  1988 Ford Taurus, am/fm, Ac V6,  auto/od, 4 door. exc. cond. $6,495.  886-7520or886-2111. ss  1979 Cadillac Seville baby blue,  int/ext., rebuilt engine 8 transmission. Priced lo sell $3850 Call 886-  8510 aftei 6:00 pm. ss  Z>to/t OU tyiwt  ,�� PENDER HARBOUR wraf  FRANCIS PEHINSULA PLACE  ' low Colt Aulos  ' Safety Checked  ' Financing Available OAC  Call 815*4004 (OS3I7)  Mike Plimley  Centurion Aulo  5645 Whorf Rd. Sechelt  1976 Plymouth Ware, slant six.  auto. One owner, exc. cond.,  57.000 miles. $650.686-2981.  ���Sen  '80 Camaro 226 aulo.. 350,4 bl..  air injection. T'rool. posi-lrack, lully  equipped. $3700.886-9862. alien  79 Ford stn. wagon, V6 auto.,  good running cond., $475. 886-  9372. ss  1986 Ford Mercury 2 dr.. 6 cyl., air  cond.. exc. cond., low mileage,  $5000 OBO. 883-2512. ss  1979 Dodge Sapporo. $800 OBO.  885-8844 I8w  '85 Chevy Citation 4 dr. hatchback.  6 cyl., $1900 OBO. B86-3107.��6w  1967 Nissan Centra, 2 dt. sports  w/sunrool, good running order,  some rust, $2500 OBO. 885-7791.  ���8w  '65 Lada, 5 spd, 59,000 kms.  Needs new clutch, drive away,  motor is sound. Asking $500.086-  4821. Men  1986 Dodge Caravan 5 passenger, new tires, exc. cond.. $5900.  866X3574. teen  ^  -i  jr/t  VESTER INTERIORS |  ��� p  a D  ���P<  ���P��  ���Cl  ...V    ���oject Management  Tiffing Services  liming  iper Hanging  irpentry  JBILL 886-3463)  1988 Ford Taurus  Beautiful condition, new lires. and  recent tuneup. Asking $4630.866-  2684. I6w  CHEAP! FBI/US. SEIZED  Mercedes $200  For sale or rent, portable light  86 VW $50  towei Allmand Maxlite 4,000 watt,   87 MERCEDES $100  6 kw diesel generator Bill 883- 65 MUSTANG $50  9895,883-9933 eves. Kw    Choose trom thousands starting  $50. 24 Hour Hotline. 801-379-  2935 Copyright ��BC01O41O��12cn  1985 Fiero GT. 6 cyl., 4 sp., runs  greal. $2500.886-7464.        ss  1982 Subaru 4X4 station wagon.  $250.885-4537. ��6cn  1975 Dodge Valiant 4 di. aulo..  good transportation, asking $650  OBO. 865-2557. Hw  1980 Corolla wagon, auto., exc.  cond, $1500 lirm. 665-7020. Hw  1982 Honda Civic sedan, 1500 cc,  drive II away tor $250 OBO. in  trade loi W.H.Y. Call Keith 883-  2725. H8w  1962 AMC Eagle 4K4, dnve il  away toi jusl $250 OBO. or trade  lor W.H.Y. Call Keith 883-2725.  ��8w  75 Dodge Dart, good parts car.  runs good. Ralley wheels. 318.  new battery. $375 OBO. 886-9047.  Hw  1986 Honoa CRX, 5 sp, low KMs.  exc. cond, extra racing mags &  tires, $6300 OBO or trade tor  Bionco or Blazer 885-4740 Hw  REDUCED  1983 Buick Sky Hawk. 2 dr. 2 0L.  4 cyl, 5 spd manual, $1450 $995  OBO. 886-9500 anytime.       ss  1971 LandRovei - 88 completely  rebuilt. Oilers, PTO Avail. 8B3-  2669. ss  1975 Triumph TR7. excellenl condition, new dual exhaust, radial t/a  low profile tires. Sacrifice $3600 or  Irade up or down lor family size  cat oi 111I. camper. 885-9068. ss  '86 Ponliac 6000 AC 4 cyl, F/inj,  great mileage. Exc. cond. $4500.  886-7150.  1975 GMC 3/4 ton P/U. Strong  350 V6, some rust, runs well,  AM/FM cassette. $1150 OBO.  683-9961.885-0300. ��8cn  '77 GMC Van, aulo,asking $595.  886-0240. ��8w  1981 Foid Courier w/Mazda  engine loi parts, best offer. Rob  885-5306. ��8w  79 S-100 Ford P/U, 6 cyl aulo,  new lues, good work truck. $699.  ss  78 Chevrolet P'U, good work  truck, some rusl. asking $1000.  686-4821. ��8cn  'Fiber Mold' canopy, while, suil  small truck. $250.885-0717. ��8cn  1991 S-10 Tahoe 4.3L ��� canopy,  air-cond, loaded, $13,700. 886-  2924 eves, weekends.       ��7cn  78 Foid F250 4X4, veiy clean,  w/canopy. $3700. 886-2111 or  866-7520. TFN  1987 S15 2WD Jimmy, privacy  glass. PS/PB, aulo, till. Sony  slereo, new exhausl, asking  $6800.8B6-78O0. ss  73 Ford van, VB 302, new lires  brakes, runs well, $800 885-4847  DRUGLORD TRUCKS! $100  86      BRONCO $50  91      BLAZER $150  77 JEEP CJ  $50  Seized Vans, 4x4's, Boats.  Choose trom thousands starling  $50.-24 Hour Hotline.601-379-  2935 Copyright ��BC104KK Ken  1968 Bronco II 4x4, greal in snow,  V6 AT, exc. cond, new biakes.  exhausl. 886-2031. ss  1991 Chev S-10, 4 cyl, 5 spd,  10,500 kms, alum, box liner, no  GST. Days 885-3005.        TFN  Big block Ford propane system  w/tank, $1000. 886-3005 8am-  5pm. TFN  1976 Chev Silverado PU. blown  motor, whole or parts. 886-4714.  Kw  Toyola 4 runner, loaded 4 wheel  drive, 5 sp, $10,500.885-7738.  Kw  1970 4x4 40' mudders, runs good.  686-7484. ss  '69 3 Ion Chev. flatdeck, 51 2  tranny, new Iront tires, needs  inspection. $3250.866-3001.  ss  1979 E350 Fotd van, $600 obo.  885-5717 TFN  Full size 1990 Dodge van, V6  auto. $8500.886-8301 ss  1980 Chev 4 ton dump tiuck, 366  HP, 2 spd. tear end, 6-8 yd box,  $6500 lirm. 886-8550 eves,    ss  1988 Chev. Cheyenne 1/2 Ion  pick-up, 4.3 litre V6, PS/PB,  61,000 km, box mat, toolbox,  $8700.865-2836,885-7413   SS  1967 Ford 250 lull size pickup,  good condilion, vintage. $850  OBO. 885-7492. ��7w  77 Chevy Nomad, deluxe window  van, parts. 885-5102. ss  1981 Ford F250,4x4 wilh rack box  $5500.886-4599. ss  1984 Toyola PU 5 sp, long box,  good cond, $4500 OBO. 885-  2777 alt. 6pm. ��7w  1979 17' Bolei Trailer. All amenities, sleeps 5. $6200.        Ken  37' 5th wheel, very comfortable  accomm. while building your home  or Iravel. $7800.886-2461. Ken  '68 Scamper 5th Wheel. 24 ft, exc.  cond, lully loaded, $13,000 OBO.  866-4949 or 886-2611. ss  7 It. import camper, gd. cond,  $1500. Available wilh 1985 Toyota  long box PU, $4000/pair, only 1  owner. 886-7951. ��11w  1991 Northern light dlx camper 9',  fridge, stove, toilet and showei  $7500.885-7810 TFN  25 It. Triple E Class A motorhome,  low miles, exc. cond, generator,  rool air, many extras, $17,000.  886-7237. Kw  1975 GMC camper van. Good  lues, 6 cyl. auto. $1000 OBO. 883-  9979 ss  1976 Dodge camperized van,  auto, p/s.p/b. ciuise, rear bed, cupboards, icebox, sink, $1,500. 318  eng. 886-2512 ss  SECHELT NMMK  SURVEYS LTD.  Captain Bill Murray  MCMMC.   M.NA.M.S  M A B Y C   a Marine  ijiveyors and Consultants  7969.  <7cn  boal. $800,883-2107.  1984 Bronco II 4x4, V6 auto, exc.  cond, $5600 OBO. 886-8505.��7w  '87 Mazda cab-plus 4x4 auto,  canopy. $8,500. 886-8444 eves.  I7cn  '90 YJ Jeep soft top. exc. shape,  61k. new lug tires. $10,500 OBO.  666-9662. a*6cn  1978 International Scout, lots ol  rusl bul runs great, $600 OBO.  Yvan 885-9321. TFN  ESTATE SALE  1979 Plymouth Voyageur, 8 passenger van on propane, $3900.  865-0676 01886-4660 atjen  Com* visit us at Booth #128D  this Weekend al the Vancouver Boal Show.  Wednesday - Thursday ��� Friday  Noon-10 pm  Saturday 10 am -10 pm, Sunday 10 am - 6 pm  'Special Pricing al the Show  TIDELINErr  5637 Wharf Road, Sechell ��� 885-4141  I..N;MIJ;i'i  "outboards!  M\wmi  28 Motorcycles  1974 Norton 850 Comando, very  good condition, low mileage.  $3000.865-6009. ��Bcn  1990 Honda 4 Tiax, 350 cc, low  hrs, tow behind - trailer and  chains Great for hunting and fishing, $4750 OBO 686-904/,  Kw  1980 - 250 LTD Kawasaki, like  new, only 5500 kms with windshield, $750.886-8545.       Hw  1992 Kawasaki Ninja ZX 600.  $5000.886-8996. ss  '86 Honda Aspencade, exc. cond,  garage kepi, $5500.886-9595.  ss  1981 Honda CB650 custom,  immaculale 25,600 original K's,  $1250 OBO. 886-7378. ss  12 tt. aluminum boal w/outboard.  7.5 Evinrude, low hours, $900.  885-6009. Ken  Sweet Marie: 14 tt. fibieglass lunaboul E-Z Load Trailer, 85 hp outboaid, $1.000.883-2948.    Ken  Sabb marine diesel 2 cyl, 18 H P,  never used, shaft/prop, accessories, $3200 OBO. 886-2024J7W  1981 - 90 HP Johnson in excellent  woiking order with power trim and  all controls, $1700. Will consider a  smaller trade-in. 886-2738.     ss  20 ml Mariner Long Shalt 1991 on  warranty, $1200; 30 hp Evinrude  Loing Shalt $800 OBO; new 25 hp  electric Long Shaft Mariner,  $2000.883-1119. TFN  Ranger 22, VHF 5 sails, veiy last,  1985 Kawasaki Ninja like new,  sleeps 4. Gary Mull design $4200. offers. 866-3622. ss  886-3490, 1-977-7349 toll-free  pager. ss  Coronado 15, trailer, similar to  Laser, nice boat $1600.886-3490,  1-977-7349 toll-lree pager.     ss  San Juan 24, VHF, dry sailed,  fresh water, 7.5 Honda, exc. cond,  stove, porta-potti, $7900. 886-  3490,1-977-7349 toll-lree pagei.  ss  Hobie Cal 16 sailboat, trailer, nice  boat, ��$1700.886-3490, t-977-  7349 loll-free pager, ss  Good 12 ft. aluminum boal $600 or  trade? 885-7167 ss  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-30-40-50-70 HP 1991-1992  Evinrudes. Excellent condition.  Lowe's Resort, 883-2456.    TFN  Yes! There is a reliable local propeller repair service. 885-5278.  TFN  12 ft. aluminum boat $600, 885-  7167. ss  29.Wanted  to rent  Couple wilh trained kitten seeks  suitable accommodation, March  1st. 886-7559. Ken  Now working in Sechelt, need lo  find 2 bdrm home at reasonable  rent. 886-0166. ��8cn  Working couple require 2 - 3 bdrm  house near Sechell Mai. 1 or Apr.  1. Excel, refs. Al, 885-7121, 885-  9011. ��7cn  NS couple looking to lent 2 bdrm  pi one with den/study, lurnished  house, cottage. Sfiacrous'an'd  quiel location, Gulf Island or Sunshine Coast. For March. April, and  possibly May. Keith or Anaslasia.  255-6675. ��7cn  RESPONSIBLE PROFESSIONAL  COUPLE with childien, excellenl  local rels. Require 2-3 bdrm. in  Gibsons or Rbls. Ck. Capable of  maintaining grounds and dwelling.  Call Keith or Teoni 883-2725 or  885-7143. Kw  19 II. Sealoner Volvo Penla  Reliable couple with baby on the  Calkins trailer needs exhaust man-  way require well mainlained 2-3  Hold, $3500. B86-3457. ss    bdrm. house in Gibsons area. Both  N/S, exc. refs. 886-2010.     Kw  27.Mobile Homes  3 bdrm 12x68, in qukjt'paik, Davis  , bdm ^ ^ Hd pa5m_  Bay, $23,900 or rent $650/mo.  inc|udes Mb|e phone eves m.  8854862 or 520-3102.  Ken  PLEASE COMPARE  $33,900  Dlx 938 sq. ft. home, lots of  options included. FOB. Only 2 lelt.  Must have own location. 597-3322.  1980 Highwood 14x70 mobile lor  lemoval. 3 bdrms, large master  has bay window and ensuite with  garden soaker tub - cirde kitchen  with maple cabinets - five appliances, Venetians throughout.  $29,900. Karen 8856412.  2265 avail. Mai. 1/93.  Kw  RITZ  MOTEL  Qtbaona  Monthly, Weekly, Dally  866-3343  ADVERTISING  FOR TENANCY  British Columbia legislation pro  hibils advertising whxjh disenm-  inales in llie rental ol property.  For example a person who  stipulates No Children' as a  condilion ol rental would be in  violation ol Ihe Family Status and  Ihe Human Righls Ads. The  landoid who places Hie advertisement anil Hie nowspapei which  publishes il would bolh be in  conliavcnlion ol the legislation  and could have a complaint filed  agamsi thorn. The Coasl News  will therefore not accept such  discriminatory ads.  Avail, immed. Roberts Cieek, 3  bdrm, 2 balh tancher, 6 appis.  $750 monlh Rels 885-5623 alter  6 pm #8cn  Roommale wanted, N/S to shaie  comfoiiabie basement suite,  $310/mo. Everything included  Langdale. 686-4278. ��6cn  1 bdrm. apl. lor renl. ulils not  included, central Gibsons, $400 &  $500.886-7018. TFN  Bachelor  Suites  BY MONTI I OR WF.EK  Royal Reach Motel  885-7844  1 bdim giound level, utils mcl,  N/S, Avail. Mai. 1. $500'mo. 886-  3573. ��6cn  New 3 bdim. duplex, 3 appl, close  loall amenities, avail. Mar 1 No  dogs 5675.886-9B54.        Kw  Davis Bay, lurnished 2 bdrm apt,  avail. Feb.-May.S500 885-4812.  Hw  RENTAL  MANAGEMENT  Tettlfes  REALTY LTD  Don Sutherland  3 Bdrm. small acreage  Hwv. 101, Roberts Creek.  S750. References.  886-8107  For renl ��� 3 wks, brighl, clean 1  bdrm. gi. lloor ste, upper Gibsons  duplex, F/P, laundry. Avail. Feb.  15. $500.277-6205. Kw  Roberls Creek, 2 bdrm. sXs  duplex. 4 appl, $550/mo. 885-  3676. Ken  Modern 3 bdrm. home. 1 1/2  baths, FP, large kilchen, lenced  yard, close to Davis Bay. $800.  885-4862 or 520-3102.        ��8w  Spacious, bnghl, new 1 bdim.  suite. Spectacular view, privale  entrance, parking,. 1 mile lo ferry.  Quiel person prel. rels. req,  $525/mo. incl. ulils. 886-0026.��8w  Avail. Feb. 15 or Mar. 1 -2 bdrm.  cottage, Beach Ave, Rbts. Ck.  W/D. wood heal. Hydro incl, N/S,  suil single peison, $575. 885-  6129. ��7cn  2 bdrm Selma Park charmer, view.  $550. Rels. Maich 1.224-0772.  Ken  Small nailer, sun i adull, Cedars  Trailer Court. 885-3313.      Ken  3 bdrm house in Langdale. Full  basement, beautilul view, close lo  ferry. $800/mo. Dave 686-2495  eves only. #6cn  Isuzu marine diesel 4 cyl, 45 HP  with 2-1 Paragon gear, 11/4' shall  stuffing boxes, 2-17" props, $2900;  21' libreglass boat, hardtop, new  165 Merc motor, needs cabin work  _ motor installation, $3000. 886-  8545. Kw  24.5 Cabin Cruiser, new  Merc motor and leg, head,propane  stove, sleeps 4, teai glassed in,  $6200.883-9253. ss  lut^AcTsiS^  **����*��**����*���  9.9 Suzuki long shaft, $400; 115  Merc 4 cyl. O/B, $2500; 50 Merc  OB $1500; 14' Fibreglass boat,  $200.886-3005,8am-5pm.  I8w  21 II. boat, new canvas, walk  ihiough windshield. 350 high per-  tormance inboard, $4800; 13 ft.  aluminum, trailer, 20 HP Merc,  elec start, marine battery, $1650.  May take PU or Van, 3/4 ton. 885-  7738. Hw  Wanted; Trailer for 21' crew  inboard, outboaid. 885-7594.Hcn  16' Double Eagle in excellent  working order. Loaded wilh  options $3900. 886-2738.       SS  All classifieds musl be  pre-paid before insertion  FOR ONE WEEK  in either the Monday or Weekender  Edition. Up lo 10 words; 25 tents  (or each additional word  Free: Lost, Found & Ftee  Svre Sell Classifieds  $17 up to 10 words  $ 1 each additional word  Your ad, telling one item, will run 4 consecutive weeks  then will be cancelled unless you instruct us to renew it  by classified deadline * No' available, hr commercial advettistv,  Coast News  CLASSIFIED DEADLINES:  Monday Milton Wookondor  NOON FRIDAY NOON TUISDAY  Gibsons 8863622 Sechelt 885-3930  '  't  ||||(M^ -_.,.��� _-, >. 26  Coast News, February 8,  1993  Take Advantage of our Nexv Classified Ad Special  Run your classified ad 6 times  and pay for only 2 times!   VISA  Coast News (Monday)  Classified Deadline:  NOON FRIDAY  Gibsons &  Sechelt Offices  31. For Rent  31. For Rent  Shared accom. $275/mo. covered  parking, laundry tacil., close to all  amenities. 8860542.        Hen  Gibsons, lower Hoot, 2 bdrm.,  bnght, close to amenities, washer/dryer, yard, $650/mo 1-469-  0622. ��8cn  Gowei Pt. Rd. Beautiful, brand  new 4 bdrm plus loft, watertront  home. Double garage. Non-smok-  ers.no pets. $1200.271-7783.  Hen  New 1 and 2 bedroom apts with  view. Close to shopping and transportation. Call 886-4213 to inquire.  Hen  Well located 2 bdrm Gibsons.  $585.886-7400. Hen  t BR nam deluxe, adult oriented  townhouae, 7 appl., Jacuzzi,  patk). carport, clubhouse. Avail.  Feb. 15, VOtHmo. IM6-a3076Mcn  2 bdrm suite avail, immed. oi on  Feb. 15, $575. NS, no pets. 886-  4699. Hen  Gibsons, lumished bachelor apt.  available immediately. $440. 885-  6009. Hen  2 bedroom, large sundeck. carport,  beach, Pender Harbour,  $550/month plus utilities. (604)  327-7725. Hen  2 bdrm suite, good condition,  $575.734-0323 or 883-2149.��8cn  Gibsons housekeeping looms,  $250; sleeping room, $150. Arthur  885-9859. Hen  Gibsons 1 BR bright, mountain  views, deck, $525 plus. Also 1 BR  main floor, soaker tub, large,  bright, $525 plus. Arthur 885-9859.  Hen  Shared accomm. Gibsons. Call  885-2223 or 886-4760 after Feb.  14. Hen  New 2 level 2 bdrm suite on bus  line, close lo Gibsons Plaza. No  pets. Rels leq'd. $650/mo. 886-  3457. Hen  Waterlront 1 bdrm apt. in Secret  Cove. NS, no pets. $450. Lv.  mess. 885-9368. TFN  I Upper Gibsons 3 bdim. house, 2  bath, 5 appl.. wood/elec. heat, no  pets, avail. Mar. 1 $725.886-6826.  #7w  Shared accommodation, quiet  responsible roommate tor small 2  bdrm. seaside cabin. Avail. Mar. 1,  Call Andy 8864546.        TFNs  1 bdtm. condo avail. Match to July,  Jolly Roger. $550/mo. 885.3831.  ���Sen  2 bdrm. house close to beach in  Tuwanek, $700 collect. 1-988-  9552. Hen  1 bdim. apt., view, partial, furnished, $500 incl. UtilS.. non-smok -  ei.no pets. 886-3140. ��7w  Brighl dean 1 bdrm. giound floor  suile, duplex, Gibsons. FP. laundry, $500. Avail. Feb. 15. 277-  6205. ��7w  WATERFRONT 1 bdrm. cabin Lee  Bay, Pendei Harbour. Fridge,  stove, laundry, elec heat, avail.  Feb. 1. $400/mo. deposit rod.. N/S  prel. 883-9446. ��7w  Shared Accommodation my  home, short term or long term.  Ideal for mill student. Clow to  lerry. N/S , no pels, avail, now,  North Rd., Gibsons, $350/mo.  886-8095. T. Ns  Gibsons close to malls, 1 bdrm.  suite, single person prelerred,  $550 plus 1/4 utils. 886-3107J7W  Shared accommodations, 2 bdrms.  available in large home in Davis  Bay. 885-7233. ��7w  3 bdrm. lownhouse. 1 1/2 baths,  caiport, balcony, 5 appliances  neai school and shopping.  $800/mo. avail. Mai. 1.886-4660.  ��7w  Waterlront home - lowei Gibsons -  unobstructed view, 3 bdrms., 2  batns, LR/DR, large kilchen,  sauna, 2 FP, 4 appis., coveied  sundeck, new carpets and paint,  no pets, 12x20 woikshop. Avail.  Marcti 1, $950/mo. 925-2107.��7w  Gibsons ��� sunny 1 bdrm., ground  floor Walk to mall, sen oois. W/D.  large yard, $595 incl. heat S hydro,  avail, Feb. 1.886-8859 eves. ��7w  View. 200C sq. tt. on 2 levels. 3  bdrm., family room, 5 mm.walk  liom stores. $890 . utils. 886-  4274. ��7w  1 bdim. suite, gouimet kitchen,  view, walkin closet, neat anc  clean, W/D, avail, Feb. 15. $525  936-5588. Hw  Room lot renl in co-op house,  Roberts Creek. Watertront, utils  incl., $350.886-8411. t8w  1 bdrm. suites, waterfront, balcony, new carpets, paint, etc.,  $375,883-9177 ss  Cute 1 bdrm. house, close to all  amenities, avail. Mar. 1.438-2484  (collect). Hw  Laige 4 bdrm. on acreage In  Roberts Creek. Avail. Mat. 1,  $1000.8864567. Hw  Langdale. New 3 bdrm house, 2-  1/2 bath, 5 appl., FP, no pets.  Refs. Avail Mai. 1, $1100. 886-  4567 Ol 966-7552. ��7cn  Roommate to share with couple  and dog. Davis Bay. 885-0156  eves. ��7cn  2 bedroom, large sundeck. carpon,  beach. Pendei Harboui. $550/mo  plus utilities. (604) 327-7725.��7cn  Watertront house, Point Rd., Hopkins Landing. Easy walk to ferry. 3  bdrm or (2 bdrm a den). 2 bath, 5  appis., lum. il required. NS, no  pets, Rets. 1 -274-8056 or 686-  0209. ��7cn  Large, bnghl 3 bdrm. ground level  suite. Laige kitchen, wood/elec.  heat. W/D. yard, $650/mo. plus  hydro - otl Pratt Rd. avail, immed.  886-0409. Hw  New Waiertront 2 bdrm. condo  Gibsons. 5 appl., N/Smoker, $850.  666-3293. ��6w  Bedroom and bath, shaied kitchen  in spacious waterlront home.  Roberls Cieek, N/S working peison only. $350/mo. 886-9863.HW  Roommate to share 2 bdrm .  house, lower Gibsons, W/D &  large storage area in basemenl.  Only $395/mo. includes hydro i  oil. Pis. phone 886-8360.     Kw  Furnished 2 bdrm. condominium al  Secret Cove, 2 appis., ocean view,  $600/mo. 883-1137. Hw  Avail, immed.: Watertront house al  Mission Point. 2 bdrms., fridge,  stove -1 yi. rental agieement.  Monthly rent $775. Call Art Lew,  administrator, Dist. ol Sechelt.  885-1966. Hw  Thiee bdrm. home Pratt Rd., dose  lo IGA. S8007mo. 886-7488. Hw  Superb view, spacioui, bright  bachelor suite with FP, laige separate kitchen, avail, immed. Adult  oriented. Laundry tacil. Walk lo  terry,. 886-0990 Ken  Shared accommodation, Hopkins  Landing. $250 plus $125 damage  deposit. NS, no pets,  washei/diyei, woodslove, hoi tub.  886-0948 . ��6cn  Cottage, Davis Bay, ND, NS, no  pets. $500 plus utils. 885-3835.  Ken  1 bdrm sell-contained suite.  Sechelt aiea. $550. Avail, unmed  885-7719. Hen  View, 2 bdrm townhouse in lowei  Gibsons. Enclosed garage, 1-1/2  baths. Adult-oriented and no pets.  Available immediately at $700/mo.  Apaitment in lower Gibsons. 2  bdrm, close to Post Ollice and  shopping. Available Mar. 1,  $750/mo.  CENTURY WEST REALTY  PROPERTY MANAGEMENT  885-2235  TFN  32. Commercial  lor Rent  TEREDO SQUARE ��� 3rd floor  ollice, 363 squaie lool Carpeted,  air conditioning, elevator seivice.  All inclusive lent $335/mo. 885-  4466. TFN  Roberts Cieek Hall, avail, dances,  parties, weddings. Yvonne 886-  7815. TFN  34. Help Wanled  35   Business &  Home Services  Shared Accommodation in my  home, short term or long term.  Ideal for mill student.. Close to  lerry. N/S, no pets, available now,  North Rd.. Gibsons. $3507mo. 686-  8095. TFNs  33.Commercial  For Rent  New 3 bdrm duplex with appliances, central; 3 bdrm In Langdale (newer); 3 bdrm house on  Hwy 101. Phone Randy on cellular 880-1230 or John G. at 886-  2670. Ken  Sechelt - spacious 3 bdrm house,  split level. $750 plus util. 255-  2044. Ken  COMMUTERS - large bright, adult  oriented 1 bdrm apt. with VIEW.  New flooring and carpet, laundry  facil Walk to ferry. Avail immediately. 886*3990. Ken  600 sq. tt. lower floor, new building  in industrial site; 600 sq. II. uppei  lloor, Gibsons. 886-8204 oi 535-  1871. #7w  350 sq. It. sell-contained ollice  space with street entrance. Rent ol  $380 ind. utils.. etc. Also cabin foi  rent. 886-4716.12-4pm daily.Hw  Industrial workshop avail, immed..  Gibsons. 750 sq. ft. unit, $475rmo.  921-6751.        ��N  Small office space in new prolessional building, upper Gibsons.  Receptionist available. $195-250.  886-2650. Hw  Davis Bay/Wilson Creek Hall available. Wheelchair facilities. 085-  2752 or 885-2721. #11w  BCYCNA  enmsH  COLUM8IA  ANDYUKON  COMMUNITY  NEWSPAPERS OQ   "  ASSOCU.T10N aC.  -7 4  BLANKET CLASSIFIEDS  These ads appear in more than IOO community newspapers in B.C. and Yukon  and reach more than 3 million readers.  TO PLACE AN AD CALL THIS PAPER OR BCYCNA AT (604) 669-9222.  lor 25  words  $195  $3.70 each additional word  AUTO  ENGINES REBUILT Irom  $995. 5 year 100,000 kms  warranty. Bond Mechanical  serving B.C. lor 27 years.  Phone 7 days, 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.  (604)872-0641. Toll-lree  Mon-Fri 1-800-663-2521.  A WISE CHOICE. Quality  Rebuilt Engines. Cars and  light trucks Irom $995.5Year,  100,000 Km limited warranties. Canada Engines Ltd.  580-1050 (7 days) 1-800-  665-3570, 856-5828 (evenings).  F-250, 4X4's, Cummins Diesel, Explorers, Rangers,  Trucks. Up to $1500. cash  rebate. '0' down O.A.C.  Payments Irom $189/month.  Phone Grant or Don collect  538-9778.  BUILDING SUPPLIES  DOORS! WINDOWS! Interior  and exterior wood, metal and  French Doors, wood windows, skylights. MORE! Call  collect to WALKER DOOR  and WINDOW In Vancouver  at (604)266-1101.  HARDWOOD FLOORING  "WAREHOUSE DIRECT"  Mirage prefinished with 5  coats polyurethane. 3/4' Oak,  Maple, Ash, Birch. Easy to  install tongue & groove. Tools  and video supplied. 321 -5677  (Vancouver).  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  Proven Income from automated Video Rental Machines. 400 Already installed  In national retailers. Opportunity to own yours now. No  Staff, No overheads. We have  sites. Financing available  (604)534-6151.  CANADA'S LARGEST CAL-  ENDAR/BUSINESSgltt company needs self-starting selling to local businesses. Highest commissions. Small refundable investmentrequired.  O'Donnell-Drg 487-16  Westney South, Alex, LIS  6W8. (416)427-8520.  Turn your video camera into  amazing homebased profits.  Easy way to financial security. FREE DETAILS. Write:  Sebco Publications, Box  56563, Lougheed Mall,  Burnaby, B.C. V3J 7W2.  THEORIGINAL Pretty Punch!  Needed dealers in your area.  The ultimate in needle punch  embroidery. Western Canada  based. Excellent profits to  100% Homecratters/busi-  nesses (403)239-2828.  CAREER TRAINING  FREE-CAREER OPPORTUNITIES* GUIDE. Train-at-  home for careers in Accounting, Airconditioning, Bookkeeping, Business, Electronics, Law Enforcement, Medical Secretary, Paralegal,  Travel etc. 404-999 Canada  PI. (1 A) Vancouver, (604)685-  8923.  EDUCATION  Train to be a "CRM" - Certified Apartment Manager.  Many lobs available. Over  2,000 graduates now working. Government licensed  home-study course. R.M.T.I.  681-5456 or 1 -800-665-8339.  BE A SUCCESSFUL  WRITER....and write for  money and pleasure while  learning how. You get Individual tuition from professional writers on all aspects  of writing - romances, strati  stories, radio and TV scripts,  articles and children's stories.  Write, call or fax today for our  FREE BOOK,-How to Be A  Successful Writer". Toll-free  1-800-267-1829, Fax:  1(613)749-9551. The Writing School, 38 McArthur Ave.  Suite 1865, Ottawa, On. K1L  6R2.  EMPLOYMENT  _OtPf*ORTUN*TlES  Employment Wanted. QuaH-  ��ed, experienced golf course  tori manager seeking responsible position in B.C. For  returne write: Bob Nichol, #3-  7812 Hunterview Dr.,  Celgary, AB. T2K 5C9.  Phone: (403)275-5214.  EMPLOYMENT OPPS.  AWARD WINNING weekly  newspaper group needs assistant editor. Successful  candidate wilt have newspaper background and good  copy -editing skills. Position  offers competitive salary and  benefits package. Send  resume and support material  to: Sue Gawtak, Managing  Editor, St. Albert Gazette, Box  263, St. Albert, AB.T8N1N3.  Application deadline Feb. 20/  93.  EMPLOYMENTWANTED  Experienced B.C. Community  Newspaper Publisher/Sales  Manager wishes to return to  the business. Personal retail  business has been sold.  (Available April/93). Contact  Brian 1 (604)679-8904  anytime.   EQUIPMENT  BUILDINGS- ROCK-BOTTOM PRICES. B.C. Factory  Outlet. Straight-sided and  utility models. Example:  30X40 $5,225.; 40X60  $7,968. Order lor spring and  save. Pioneer Steel 1 -800-  668-5422.  3 Mountain Logger ML200  Sklddef s, with 6V53's, Clark  Winch's, Good Working Or-  der$10,000-$22,000. Rune  486-7468 or 486-7767.  FINANCE  Government Grants 8 Loans.  Billions ot dollars are made  available lo new and existing  B.C. businesses. The Brad  Book can show you how to  get your share. Call now  (604)753-9424.   FOR SALE MBC.  ���HOW TO GROW YOUR  OWN TOBACCO". $10 lor  starter packet ol seeds, plus  detailed instruction booklet  from Keremeos Press, Box  504, Keremeos, B.C. VOX  1NO.  Plow Trucks, Sanders,  Grader with Snow Wing,  Loaders, Dozers, Backhoes,  Excavators, Lowbeds, Water  Trucks, 1213 Crusher, Com-  ptetewtthpovwr. 1-493-6791.  FOR SALE MISC.  ���SEPTICTANKS $549.00!  NEW GOVERNMENT CERTIFIED plastic septic tank.  Guaranteed to last 5 times  longer than concrete. Introductory offer INCLU DES DISTRIBUTION BOX: Value  $65.00. Visa 1-800-661-  4473.   THE LAST STEEL BUILDING you'll ever need. FUTURE STEEL BUILDINGS,  the recognized leader in affordable, top-quality, Arch-  style Steel Buildings. Why  pay more?  Q30'WX38'LX14'H$6,274.  S30'WX40'LX14'H-$6,434.  delivered.  1-800-668-6111.  GARDENING  ONE STOP GREENHOUSE  SHOP, B.C. Gieenhouse  Builders Ltd., 7425 Hedley  Ave., Burnaby, B.C. V5E2R1.  FREE BROCHURE.  AluminumsQIass or  Aluminum/AcrylltaSDP, Double-walled Greenhouses,  Solariums and compiele line  of Greenhouse Accessories.  Telephone (604)433-4220,  Fax 433-1285.  HEALTH  The Problem Solver. Massaging Shoes are designed  to eliminate back, leg or foot  pain. Maggio's Italian Shoes,  3287 Kingsway, Vancouver,  B.C. V5R5K4.  HELPHASARRIVED. Herbal  Tea 100% Natural, No Side  Effects, Helps Diabetes,  Cholestrol Level, Effective  Weight Control, Eliminates  Body Fatigue by improving  metabolism. Gaizze Industries International Ltd. Tel/Fax  451-9877.  SERVICES  Major ICBC motor vehicle injury claims. Joel A Wener,  trial lawyer lor 24 years. Call  free: 1-800-665-1138. Contingency fees available.  Simon, Wener 8 Adter.  BLANKET CLASSIFWJ  An Advertising-Best Buy'l  HELPWANTEO  ASSISTANT MANAGER  DAIRY QUEEN BRAZIER,  Cache Creek B.C. One ot  two A.M.'s reporting to the  owner. VERY busy summers.  Time to breathe in the winter.  This is a friendly, results oriented atmosphere. Ability to  effectively manage in a service oriented atmosphere essential. Previous DairyQueen  or restaurant experience not  required II you are the right  type of person. Salary plus  performance bonus. Reply  to Terry Heinemann, Box 430,  Cache Creek, B.C. VOK1 HO.  SERVICE WRITER required  for Okanagan Dealership. The  applicant should be conversant with the operation, flat  rates and warranties of current cars and It trucks, possess good interpersonal skills  with customers and be comfortable with using computers. The job offers good remuneration in a permanent position with many benefits with a  well established firm. Please  reply in own handwriting to  Service Manager, c/o Box 3,  The Morning Star, 4407 -25th  Ave., Vernon, B.C. V1T1P5.  MOBILE HOMES  USED MOBILES. Manufacture must clear all mobiles,  16 units to choose Irom,  Priced from $10,000. Noble  Homes (403)447-2333.  WINTER WORKS SPECIALI  Any new mobile or modular  home ordered during February will be equipped with "central air conditioning" ($3,000  value) FREE of charge. We  will custom build your home.  r4obteHomes(403)447-2333.  PERSONAL  EXCITING PHOTOS-Karen,  Sylvia and Tanya have sensational personal photos for  ���ale. For discreet Info write:  KAREN, Box 670-GB,  Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 7P4.  Adults Only Pleasel   WOULD YOU LIKE to correspond with unattached Christian people across Canada  for companionship or marriage? Ashgrove, P.O. Box  205, Chase, B.C. VOE 1 MO.  Graphic ad designer loi vacation  and rellel woik. Must have  ���uaik/Adobe experience. Send  resume to Coast News, Box 460,  Gibsons. BC VON IVO. Attention  C. Mack. TFN  Part-time sell-motivated energetic  outgoing person willing to take on  varied responsibilities. Apply in  person, wilh resume, to Zippers  Trail Bay Mall on Tues., Wed., Friday only. Hw  Home Support Workers to do relief  work Irom Port Mellon to Egmont.  Pielerence given to those with  LTC Aide/Homemaker Certificate.  Others wilh related experience will  be consideied. Requirements:  good physical/emotional health,  car, available lo work evenings  and weekends, as well as weekdays. Join the team that cares for  seniots, families, persons who are  disabled, ill, or grieving. Phone  885-5144 or come to #202-5710  Teredo Street, Sechell (Bam-  4:30pm, Monday to Friday) lo  make application. References  requited. Deadline: February  18793. ��7w  Now hiring friendly people foi the  position ol servers, P/T, F/T, days  oi nights. Apply in person between  11-11:30 am or 2-2:30 pm Tues.-  Fri. TFN  Lunch cook at the Omega Restaurant. Apply in person between till :30 am or 2-2:30 pom Tuesday-  Friday. ��� TFN  Bookkeeper for marine business,  computer experience a must.  t_WmmmUmittltkM_tm .  inbavjcfcnd resume to'M* '  keeper. Box 459, Gibsons, BC  VW IVO.*, TFN  EASY ASSEMBLY any hours,  $339.64 week, family of 3 earns  $4417.92 monthly. 24 hour hotline. 801-379-2985. Copyright  HBC010452. ��15cn  VOLUNTEERS  NEEDED  Wanted! Volunteer coordinators to take a  lour week course on  V o I u n t e s r  Management.  $20.00/wk or $75.00  tor tour weeks. Call us  for more information.  Hurry, starts Feb.11th.  A carpenter is needed  to assist a daycare in  Halfmoon Bay with  some small projects.  Materials and child  care provided.  A piano player is  needed in Sechelt /  Davis Bay on Tues. &  Thurs. 9:30 - 11:30am  for the parent/tot  group. Tons of Fun!  Tutors in Gibsons are  needed for an English  as a second language  program. Training  provided and flexible  hours.  FOR THESE AND  MORE  OPPORTUNITIES  CONTACTTHE  VOLUNTEER AND  INFORMATION  CENTRE AT  885*5881  A Service funded by The  Ministry of Social Senates  ft  TO LOOK UP  Free Estimates  Firm Prices  Bruce Fraser  885-9576  Serving the Coast  for 14 years.  Plumber ol 30 years exp. will do  plumbing renovations and mainlenance. Excellent prices. 686-2801.  ���Ben  SMALL'S WO0DENWARE  Artist easels, kids easels, dart  board cases, shelving oi custom  design household furniture, tor  less than you'd expect. Call lor an  estimate. Matt Small 686-8194.  ���Ben  MIKE'S RUBBISH REMOVAL  1 ton truck, we load, last, efficient,  7 day service. Free estimales.  885-0979. ��11cn  Vacationing? Teachei will house  sit. Avail, immed. 885-6396. Hen  FORM RENTAL  Delivery and installation. Free estimate. Perry 885-6188.       #7cn  LAWN AND GARDEN  Fruit tree pruning and spraying,  landscaping, tree removal, hedge  ttimming, garden clean-up. 886-  0180.Jan. ��7cn  Carpentry, Drywall, Taping. 20  years experience. Call Hector 886-  8561. Hen  35. Business &  Home Seivices  CULTURED MARBLE  Jetted bathtubs, sinks, baths and  shower panels, CSA approved.  Free estimates. Tom Sealy 883-  2978. ��8w  36. Work Wanted  "DO YOU NEED"  Lawn/yard maintenance, brush  cutting, bucking wood, lighl hauling, window cleaning, whatever.  685-0737. ��8cn  Falling, selective logging since Ihe  70's. Danger tree work. Windfall  Iteources. 685-7616.        ��8w  Willing to do anything. No job too  small, have chainsaw. Lee 885-  0165. Hw  Will provide personal care, home-  making or companionship duties in  youi home. Hourly, daily oi  overnight rates available. Phone  Hen  Society forming to promote Celtic.  culture, unity, religion and privale  education. We anticipate rapio  growth to international stature.  Opportunities exist to join as a  chattel member and advance to a  paid position in sales or administration. Call Dan at 685-4631 lor  Interview. #7cn  De Dutch Pannekoek House is  Custom Sewing &  Alterations  by qualified tailor  Fabric, fur & leather  For appointrrmrl  plea* call 886 3175  Ahe, 5 pm coll 886-7694  Pruning Time  Experienced orclwdist wants  prune your Iruit trees. Free et  Hard working honest man will do  any job, flexible 886-7559.   46cn  Honest reliable woman will do  house cleaning, rels. 885-6145.  I6cn  Typist available. I have Word-Per-  leet on my IBM compatible computet. 60-100 WPM, competitive  rates. 886-7375. ��7w  If you would like someone responsible, reliable with exc. references  to dean your house, call Lisa 886-  0055. ��6w  Contractors - experienced tradesman's helper/labourer. Call Tom  885-0704. Hw  Family man with truck for odd fobs,  rubbish lemoval, cleanups, what  have you. Fast and reliable. 885-  9694. Hw  Two Giade 11 students need  work. 886-7408. ��6w  EXPERIENCED CARPENTER  15 yeais experience, film rates,  free estimates, no job too small or  too large. Bruce 865-9576.. Hw  1*5  Cleanup, moving, woodsplitting,  reliable man seeks indoor/outdoor  work. Few hours - few days. Rob  10  886-3822. Hw'  ence and adaptability. For an interview call 886-9090 between 3-  5pm. Please have resume or refs.  avail. ��6cn  The Vancouver Sun is looking lor  a reliable person to deliver newspapers in the Gibsons and Sechelt  area. Profit between $300 _ $700  per month. A reliable vehicle is  required. Time ot work 8:30 am to  noon. Call 1-60O-S63-2662. Hw  Assemble light products Irom  home. Excellenl income. Call  amazing 24-hour RECORDED  message tor free details. (604)  623-2380 Ext. HA74 (not a direct  hirer). TFN  Magic Diet, 30 lbs. 30 days $49.95  diet of the 21st centuiy. bums fat,  increases energy. 206-332-7666  exten.202 ��7cn  Ci^entry; ienbva,ti5nT"Sno'  repairs. 20 yis. experience. Call  Steve 8866783. #7w  |?orl��3iljire  ��nrbrnrr  Commercial t Residenlial  fuKy Inured  friendly. Reliable Service  Fred forth 886-3526  STE  Carpets ��� Upholstery  TOaVEtWL TRUCK-  MOOTED EQUIPMENT  BEST POSStSlf RESULTS  JUST ASK AROuTC  886*3823  AtaVtSaOMCf KENKWIfSaSONFLOOncOVEFllNGS  ISUNFREE VINYL  All seasons decking material, Iree  estimates. Call Joe, 8B5-9235#9w  HANDYMAN  Carpentry, painting, stone masonry, general home repairs. 885-  9235 Joe. ��9w  KAYNOR  Interior cleaning big oi small,  bonded and reliable. 884-5324 or  886-2312or886-0436.       TFN  COOL RUNNINGS i  One ton truck available lor hauling,!  rubbish removal, moving, yard,  maintenance, rototilling, odd jobs..  865-3917. TFNs I  Complete Bobcal Services  Excavating - Backfilling  Retaining Walls - Trenching  Landscape Construction  35.Business &  Home Services  Prolessional house cleaning, sitting, carpets, floors, insured, bonded. 683-9961. Hen  WINDOW CLEANING  Gutter cleaning, roof maintenance,  General Building Maintenance Ltd.  Harvey 885-0640. Hw  Experienced, reliable house cleaners, reasonable rates. 885-  06161885-4165. Hw  Make your dream a reality. Will  modily your prints to yout lot or  design and draft your addition, renovation, garage or landscape feature. Quality construction also  available. Call Peter 685-8979.  Hen  CABINETREE  Custom cabinets (no 'particle  board' or simulated wood). Also  shelving, linishing, renovations.  Journeyman cabinet maker. 885-  3551. Hen  886-3538  37.Child Care  TFNs  KCertified Saw Filer I  Sharpening * Repairs  to all cutting tools Including  Mower Blades _ Chalnsaws  Jamie Harrop  __uct__*_____tc__abmt��mmi  38 Business  Opportuni  HONDA POWER PRODUCTS  & HUSOVARNA  FOREST S GARDEN  PRODUCTS  Forest & Garden  Dealerships  available for Sechelt  Call Oorhn at  Tideline Marine  885-4141  SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY  EXPERTREES  Pioteel your property1 Do your  trees need windproofing? Reasonable rates. Free estimates, lully  insured. BC Gov't Certified  climber. 24 hr. service. Call Rick  686-0474. Hw  WINDMILL PAINTING  Interior, exterior Free estimates,  reasonable rates. Work guaranteed. Phone 885-3918 or 886-  8194. Hw  INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR  RENOVATIONS  Wallpaper, paint, carpentiy, drafting, free estimates. References  available. 686-3463.        TFNs  Concrete - Specializing in driveways, patios, stairs, sidewalks,  floors, foundations, exposed  aggregate. 886-3095.      TFNs  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD  Topping - Limbing - Danger Tree  Removal, Insuied, Guaranteed  Work. Free estimates. 885-2109.  TFN  Loving caregiver looking loi reliable position. First-aid. References  avail. 686-7559. Hen  Spaces available lor 3-5 yt. olds in  a licenced small group centre.  Fully qualified Early Childhood  Educators provide days full ot fun  learning activities. There is a family feeling in a bright, clean home  environment and a natural, parklike setting only 10 min. west of;  Sechelt. Come and see us! Call;  Dancing Beat Early Childhood  Centre 885-5607. Hw  Loving mom will do daycare. Lots  ol room, reliable, reasonable, CPR  Level-D. 885-0720. H7cn i   '  Exp. Mom would  like to provide  family type care  in my home.  Sale, lun, F/T or.  P/T. Reasonable rales,  Rels avail. 886-2227.  Do your plans lor Ihe luture  exceed your income? Diversify  your income. Serious inquiries  only. For appointment call Dale  8864699,8 am- 9 pm.      ��7cn  Diversity your income and secure  your future. Unique network opportunity. Serious enquiries only. 885-  4816, Hen  MINI  STORAGE  885-0333  Looking for reliable res. caring sitter part-time in out home. 886-  7977. I7w  Experienced and reliable molher of  two has opening lor day cate in my  home. Nice lenced yard lor play.  Phone 865-2650 Hw  Mother ol one available to babysit  part time, flexible hours, preler  ages 3 and up. 866-7375.    Hw  Loving mother ol one will cate lor  yours, my home. Granthams. 886-  0026. Hen  Molly Mouse Daycare. Spaces  avail. 18 months to school age.  Fun-filled, eating errvironntent with  early childhood trained stall. 886-  3913 Hw  Mom w/refs. would like to daycare  your little one - babies welcome.  866-7933. Hw  ttmrn Coast News, February 8,  1993  27  Municipal mix-up draws  disgruntled developer's ire  by Charles Hart  A developer who saw his  zoning application for duplex  housing defeated Tuesday after  more than 20 months of discussions wilh (he Town of Gibsons  hasn't ruled out taking legal  action against the municipality.  Peter Cruikshauk, president  of Trafalgar House Lands Ltd.,  said Ihe town had every intention of approving the zoning  unlil October, when the issue of  development cost charges  became a sticking point.  The application, for 16  duplex units on a 1.3 acre parcel  al the corner of Burns and True-  man roads in lower Gibsons,  first came forward in June 1991  just before Ihe municipality  imposed a moratorium on new  development.  Cruikshank said he was told  at that time that development  cosl charges of $ 1,900 would  apply.  The application finally went  to a rezoning public hearing in  March 1992, by which time the  town had passed a new development cost charge bylaw - for  water and sewer costs.  The developer was then told  he would also have lo pay Ihose  costs: amounting lo a three-fold  increase on whal was originally  proposed.  The town had to call a second public hearing in June 1992  for the land-use change because  Ihe planning department had  omitted to make the required  amendment to the official communily plan.  Town planning  policies  questioned  The developer said he then  investigated municipal regulations and found that development cost charges (designed to  assist municipalities in paying  for increased service needs associated with new development)  cannot be levied for duplexes or  single family housing.  Informed of the Municipal  Act restriction, Ihe town then  requested a voluntary contribution toward water and sewer  costs, Cruikshank said, adding  his lawyer advised against doing  so since it could appear he was  trying to 'purchase' zoning.  Council tabled second reading of Ihe zoning bylaw Oct. 20  and finally rejected the application Tuesday without discussion, after receiving a report  from administrator Dan Legg  suggesting consideration be  given to the impact on water and  sewer charges and the town's  ability to finance expansions.  In the report, Legg notes:  "All parties are now aware lhat  Trafalgar Mouse Lands Ltd.,  can structure its development  such that development cost  charges would not be payable.  The developer has confirmed  thai he does not intend to pay  development cost charges and  so presumably he would arrange  the project lo this end."  Cruikshank, who said his  proposal has not altered since  June 1991, objected to the innuendo he had altered his plans lo  avoid extra costs.  "It was their own incompetence that got them into this situation. To string you along for  20 months with every indication  to proceed and then change their  mind doesn't seem lo me to be  fair... A normal zoning in any  credible municipality takes three  to four months."  Mayor Eric Small commented: "All of us were under a mistaken impression (that DCCs  applied)."  Cruikshank noted the town's  draft for a new OCP proposes  much higher densities for the  Burns/Trueman site (36 units  per acre), and said his plans  were designed lo maintain the  small town atmosphere of Gibsons.  "If you want to collect  DCCs, you're not going to keep  il a small town - you have to  build large units," he said. He  argued thai his development  proposal would have amounted  to a 16-fold increase in the tax  base for the Burns/Trueman site.  Having incurred between  $3,000 and $4,000 direct  expenses since September on  Ihe understanding the zoning  was going to be approved,  Cruikshank and said he is considering suing for damages.  "I just don't think they  should be allowed to get away  with this."  Coast News Classifieds  39  Legal  1 "��) Legal  Playmates Daycare - A licenced  facility on Chaster Rd. has 2 PT  spaces avail, immediately. Rels.,  1st aW. full daily schedule including craft time, circle time, Iree play,  hot lunches, toys and piggies. Call  Yvonne 666-4643. ��7w  COMMERCIAL FOREST  NURSERY CONTRACT(S)  Tenders and proposals will  be received by the  Director, Silviculture  Branch, Ministry of  Forests, Third Floor - 31  Bastion Square, Victoria,  B.C., V8W 3E7, not later  than 13:30 hours on  February 11,1993.  CONTRACT'S):  Production of 10,302.000  one-year-old container  seedlings to be grown In  greenhouses.  CONTRACT(S):  Production of 11,697,100  one-year-old container  seedlings to be grown in  open compound or  greenhouse.  CONTRACT(S):  Production oM,379,700  two-year-old container  seedlings to be grown in  open compound or  greenhouse.  Tenders and proposals will  only be accepted Irom  persons eligible to bid as  described in the Conlracl  Particulars.  Tenders and proposals  must be submitted on the  forms and In the envelopes  supplied which, with  particulars (including  detailed tender numbers  and bid groups with  number ol seedlings and  species), may be obtained  from Ihe Director,  Silviculture Branch,  Ministry of Forests, Third  floor, 31 Bastion Square,  Victoria, B.C., V8W 3E7 -  Attn. Nursery Administration  and planning Officer.  (Tel. No. 387-1191)  ISLANDS TRUST  GAMBIER ISLAND TRUST COMMITTEE  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  NOTICE is hereby given that all persons who deem their interest in  property affected by the following proposed bylaw will be afforded an  opportunity to be heard on the matters contained therein at a Public  Hearing to be held at the Eagle Harbour Community Centre, SS7S Marine  Drive, West Vancouver, B.C., on Friday, February 12,1993, commencing  at 7:15 p.m.  In general terms, the intent ol proposed Gambier Island Trust Committee  Bylaw No. 49 cited as "Sunshine Coast Regional District Land Use  Regulation Bylaw No. 96, 1974, Amendment Bylaw No. 2, 1992", is a  bylaw to amend "Sunshine Coast Regional District Land Use Regulation  Bylaw No. 96,1974" (A zoning bylaw in effect for certain islands under the  jurisdiction of the Gambier Island Trust Committee of the Islands Trust, one  of which being Anvil Island) by:  1. Adding a new zoning classification as Section 3.1.7, entitled the  "Country 7-A7 Zone", in which the use ol land, buildings, and  structures is restricted to: Residence, domestic industry; accessory  buildings, and structures; and public service. Regulations specific to  this zone relate to dwellings per parcel ��� specifying that that the  zoning bylaw subsection general provision allowing two (2)  dwellings per parcel does not apply and in its place a site density  provision limited to one (1) single family residence per parcel applies,  except in the circumstance where there is registered in the Land Title  Office a restrictive covenant in favour of the Gambler Island Trust  Committee providing for the siting on that parcel of not more than one  (1) single family residence per 3.80 hectares (9.40 acres), then single  family residences are permitted on the parcel at a density not greater  than one (1) single family residence per 3.80 hectares (9.40 acres).  2. By deleting from the Country 4-4A Zone and adding to the Country 7-  A7 Zone, Lot 2, Plan 10910, District Lot 845, Anvil Island, Group 1,  New Westminster District, as shown generally in the accompanying  sketch forming part of this notice, and modifying subsection to  reflect this zoning designation amendment.  ANVIL I  FtmPt.  SUBJECT PROPERTY  From   Country 4-A4  Tot      country 7-A7  IrbyP*-  All persons who deem their interest in property affected by the proposed  bylaw shall be alforded an opportunity to be heard in person, by a  representative, or by written submission on all matters contained in the  proposed bylaw, at the aforementioned time and place.  A copy of the proposed bylaw may be inspected at the Islands Trust Office,  2nd Floor, 1627 Fori Street, Victoria, B.C. between the hours of 8:30 a.m.  to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday inclusive, excluding statutory holidays, from  Monday, February 1,1993 up to and including Friday, February 12,1993.  Gordon Mcintosh  Secretary  Brenda's '"  Cuts'n'Curls  Everyday Low Prices  ior SENIORS  ��� Perms $45  includes cut, roller set  or curling iron  ��� Shampoo & Set  $12  ��� Cute $10  EVENING APPOINTMENTS  FOR THE WORKING  WOMAN OR MAN  Brenda's Cuts'n'Curls  Highway 101 Gibsons  (next to Andy's Rest.aur.ant)  886-4805  Wilson Creek  Gallery & Framing  WHEN YOU  HAVE A  NEWS TIP  CALL  885-3930  i l-s.otn;  S8r.ee  H,"  -$,& .learning-  v*^yilson .Cr.eek Blazo.  ^ Eli.8850871  "GOOD DEAL MEALS"  are back  Sunday to Thursday  February 7-11,1993  (Closed Mondays)  This Week's Feature  $6S  9  1. Chicken Stir-fry  2. Calamari Dinner  3. Baked .Lasagna  4. New York Caesar  5. Chicken Caesar  Choose from any one of the above "Good Meal Deals" from  Sunday to Thursdjiy (4 - 9 pm, dine-in only)  Overlooking  Gibsons Harbour  OM-E-G-A  RESTAURANT  2 8 1     I, () W Ii R    I�� T .     R |)  Reservations  886-2268  YES!  owtpfowpf  Since 1945 Ihe Coast Hews has been recording  the history of our community...   Special Interest Editorial*  The Coast News' strength Is our  special interest editorials, addressing  issues and events unique to the  Sunshine Coast. Our community  columns, generated by local  residents, attract lhe reader's  attention and enhance the exposure  of advertising messages.  Award* for Excellence  The Coast News has won 5 awards  from the Canadian Community  Newspapers Association and 10  awards from lhe Hrilish Columbia  and Yukon Newspapers Association  in the past 4 years, for both  advertising and editorial excellence.  91% Readership  81% of Sunshine Coast respondents  read every issue of Tbe Coast News  (an addilional 5% read 3 oul of 4,  another ">% read at least 2 out of 4;  resulting in a 91% following).  Influence on Consumer  Activities and Shopping  Decision*  68% of homes keep The Coast News  4 days or longer; receiving the paper  in good time to influence weekly  activities and shopping decisions.  32%) of respondents keep it in the  home for 6 to 7 days.  Soun-c: iretitnti Rcwanh I<h���I Marker Sumy  336-2622  The Coast News  Our 48th year of Serving the Sunshine Coast  mm  mmmmmmmM��m 28  Coast News, February 8,  1993  /^"DEPENDABLE ���  AUTO SERVICE  news  DID TOV KNOW...  WE SELL PARIS  The South Coast's Only  1CAA AFMOV1D Shop  (Special consideration to BCAA members)  ^0MUfi5(M(  AUTOMOTIVE  HOW IX) YOU MANAGE TO CHOOSE  THE KIGHT RSPINVES1TV1ENT?  ^TRIMARK WE MANAGE  MUTUa*\L FUNDS   TO OUTPERFORM  hit mon Uffbnmition. pitas* call vr mail the attached coupon to  Alasdair W. Irvine, C.F.P  Greal Pacini- Management Co., Ltd.  -.492 Trail Ave.. P.O. IUix 2629  Sechell, B.C. Vt)N JAO  (604) 881-2272  Address:  t:ily:  Daytime Phone Number:  Bfla*ta] CotJe  Native agreement fails fish resource: coalition  by Jane Seyd  While BC native bands were  meeting officials to negotiate  new aboriginal fisheries agreements in one Vancouver hotel  last week, across town a busload  of about 30 local fishermen in  survival suits joined a protest  against lhe creation of the new  fisheries.  The fishermen joined  between 500 and 1,000 other  members of the Fishermen's  Survival Coalition, who voiced  their concerns to the government's standing committee on  fisheries and forestry, as well as  olher officials including Patrick  Chamut, director general of fish-  erics' Pacific region.  Primarily, local fishermen  say they're concerned about  protection of the resource. "The  aboriginal fisheries strategy has  failed to do lhat," said coalition  member Ron Malcolm. "It can  only be achieved by one governing body. That's DFO."  Fishermen say they're worried about the fragmentation  which will happen with a series  of agreements between different  bands, many of them involving  gibsons notes  Ron Malcolm  lhe same salmon stocks, and are  afraid aboul lhe sort of carte  blanche authority they see being  handed over to native groups.  "Even us aside, are Ihe fish  going lo survive it?" asks Malcolm. "And then is it any benefit  to anyone?"  So far, he says, the commercial industry has been "left out  of the meaningful negotiating  process," and fishermen aren't  reassured by promises of "consultation: It really doesn't mean  very much."  Local MLA and Opposition  Leader Gordon Wilson also  recently spoke against the new  Les Fowler  fisheries agreements. "To establish two separate commercial  fisheries ... with Iwo separale  authorities I think is entirely the  wrong way to go," he said in an  interview.  "Fish don't swim around  with a little flag on Ihem saying  'I'm an aboriginal fish or a non-  aboriginal fish' ... It's just one  resource.  "You're not going to have  people accept the fact that  there's two sets of rules," said  Wilson. "If it goes ahead we'll  have major conflict on Ihis  Coasl."  Among    actions    being  Billy Griffith  planned by the larger Fishermen's Sirvival Coalition is a  lobbying trip to Ottawa to meet  with Ihe BC Conservative caucus and fisheries critics as well  as other politicians. A court  challenge to the fisheries programs is also being considered  Meanwhile, the tone of the  local meetings is one of "frustration," says Malcolm.  A survey on the economic  impact of Ihe fishing industry on  local communities - which local  fishermen hope will further their  argument - is expected nexl  week from the regional district's  economic development office.  The Town of Gibsons has  agreed to set take on the task of  setting up a new committee to  organize and manage the Sea  Cavalcade after the Gibsons and  District Chamber of Commerce  ratified its decision last week to  hand responsibility for Ihe festival over to a non-profit society."  Council said it would invite  involvement from neighbouring  communities that usually also  participate in Ihe Sea Cavalcade.  Cllr. Ted Hume, council's  liaison to the chamber, also  Free Bruce Hardwood  Floor Clinic and one Day Sale  (   ' rk'L    -Ui-    si'  ' !    | ,  , i , .      Bruce Hardwood Floors, manufacturers of prefinished hardwood flooring and DeVries are  conducting product knowledge and installation demonstrations of their hardwood floors on  Saturday, Feb. 13. .,  This Flooring comes in many varieties and colours ideal for dining room, den, playroom,  etc. and allows you to do the job completely in one day, or installation can be arranged.  Factory personnel will be showing the nailing and glueing methods of installation - no  purchase necessary.  Drastically reduced pricing on Bruce Hardwood available for this one day only. A deposit  only on an order will guarantee this special pricing. Bring your room dimensions or plans  for a quick estimate.   Because of popular demand, Devries will be featuring two clinics on Saturday,  Feb. 13 -10:30 am & 1:30pm. Because seating is limited please reserve by  calling 886-7112.  noted that the executive has  decided to abandon Ihe Pageant  for this year while Ihe chamber  reorganizes.  "They're having a bad time,"  said Hume, "but it's going to  work out - that was my basic  feeling at the meeting this morning."  The chamber has said that it  would revive the Pageant celebrations nexl year.  Meanwhile, Ihe town has  asked the chamber lo submit a  financial statement before the  municipality will hand over its  customary fee for service grant  this year.  Maritime museum sunk  The Sunshine Coast Maritime Historical Society's bid  for public land in Gibsons to  build a maritime museum hit a  reef Tuesday when council  denied the request.  "Council's conclusion is that  the community is really too  small to accommodate and carry  on a second museum," said  Mayor Eric Small.  Council recommended the  maritime society contact the  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum  Society to coordinate interests.  RSP Seminar!  Date: Wednesday,  February 17/93  Time: 7:00 p.m.  Place: Royal Bank,  Sunnycrest  Shopping Plaza  Gibsons, B.C.  ��� Contribution limits  ��� Taxation changes  ��� RSP options,  including mutual  funds  ��� Interest rates  Presented by:  ROYALI  BANK  Sunnycrest Shopping Plaza  Gibsons B.C.  :-.-!_-- *_?r--^ -*T_-_r_rjrs_rjr-'_-


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