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Array LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY  PartiameM Buildings Q   q  Victoria, B.C. V��V 1X4    ^.T  COAST^NEWS  50 cents per copy on newsstands  ESTABLISHED     1945  March 15,1993 Volume 47 Issue 11  Minimal Coast UI change expected, officials say  by Jane Seyd  Changes to the unemployment insurance program expected to pass soon in  the federal parliament won't have a  huge impact on the $16 million in benefits paid-out annually to claimants on  the Sunshine Coast.  But critics say it could give employers undue power'over workers and give  huge powers of discretion to government agents who will be charged with  making decisions.  Bill C-l 13, when it is passed, will  mean anyone who is either fired or  But new legislation likely to spawn more appeals  quits a job voluntarily without an  approved reason will no longer be able  to collect UI benefits. Those who do  qualify for UI will get 57 per cent of  their previous wage rather than the current rate of 60 per cent.  Nationally, it's estimated that about  six per cent of those currently collecting  UI fall into the category of people who  were fired from their jobs or quit with  out "just cause." But of the current  claimants on the Sunshine Coast, only  six out of 1,853 people were disqualified from immediate benefits because  they'd quit without good reason.  Currently, those who quit "without  just cause" are subject to a waiting period of 14 weeks before benefits begin  and receive 50 per cent of their wage  rather than 60 per cent.  Says Robert Rae, local manager of  Canada Employment and Immigration,  "The deterrent has always been there."  Under the new rules, the reasons  acceptable as "just cause" are spelled  out more clearly than in the past  Among them are dangerous working  conditions, the need to accompany a  spouse or care for children, sexual  harassment, excessive overtime, and  "antagonistic relations" between  employee and employer. But to a large  extent, those reasons - which are judged  by employment agents - are still open to  interpretation. "It is always a judgment  call," says Rae, and "the less a black  and white situation it is, the more likely  it is there will be discrepancies."  One result of the changes will likely  be a lot more appeals, says Rae, all of  which cosl time and money and could -  if the numbers are large enough -  threaten to bog down the system.  furn to page 3  School  options  weighed,  discussed  by Roxanne Gregory  Concerned parents met with  school board representatives at  Madeira Park Elementary  Wednesday to discuss the  options presented in the APRA  report for long-term school districl facilities development  The APRA report outlines  ihree proposals based on population projections. Option one  calls for 10, kindergarten to  grade 7 schools on the Coast  and three senior secondaries.  Option two would see nine elementary schools (K-6), four  intermediate schools (7-10),  and one grad school located in  Sechelt with n projected enrolment of 1,000 by 1996. Option  three would create nine elementary schools (K-5), four  intermediate schools (6-9) and  three senior schools 10-12.  Madeira Park Elementary  (MPE) remains the anomaly in  this series of proposed changes.  In the second option, MPE  would become a K-3 school,  while PHSS would house  grades 4-10. Under Ihe third  option, MPE would become a  K-3 facility, while PHSS  would accommodate grades 4-  12. Neither of these options  was greeted with any great support Wednesday. Parents wanted to know why the present  school could not be substantially renovaled. Others thought  the renovation idea was throwing good money after bad.  Some parents want a new  school built on the same site.  Others opted for a school in  Garden Bay. There was limited  support for the grad school  idea, but those in favour  thought if the school was affiliated with Cap College and  offered greater programming,  then it should be an elective to  attending PHSS.  "The school board has to  make a decision by the end of  March," said superintendent  Clifford Smith.  "You should spend Ihe time  you need and make sure that  the board hears you. We have a  big picture problem with the  APRA report. The conceptualization is not sound economics.  I don'l think the long-term  answer is to build new build-  ,-':; 1*-  V-,~-.'i**.  v"      ' ; '.���..'- >.;������'."  e ? a*  sffm  . ���*             **'. -         ���* -Sim ��� * ',,'���'  ��� .    .  "  .'''"',: 'r*v?V'  ���/%,-������ ������'������.."���.���fe  ������ . r .-  ���- in."! J'  ��*��.  -'-'���.: t'^-:ig_?  Y-V'-'i'-- <'W  ,a_i EaT- a". 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That incident -  which later came to  the attention of a parent - and others like  it, have prompted  action by a Sunshine  Coast group concerned about increasing levels of violence  in the media.  Violent videos are  one form of entertainment loo  easily available to children, say  members of the group.  And in an open letter to local  video outlets, People Against  Violence in Entertainment  (PAVE) is urging retailers to be  more responsible by not renting  restricted videos to minors without parental permission.  "These video stores are renting out videos that children  shouldn't be watching," says  Martin Flynn, a member of the  group which formed several  months ago. "There are laws  governing what they're allowed  to rent."  In fact, while there are laws  under the Motion Picture Act  which state what minors may  watch in movie theatres, rental  of restricted videos is not regulated by the BC film classification office. Only videos deemed  to be "adult" - containing  "explicit sex to extreme violence" are legally prohibited to  minors.  Partly the decision not to  regulate videos was a practical  decision made because of the  sheer volume of material. Part-  'Stores are  renting out  videos that  children  shouldn't be  watching'  -Martin Flynn  ly, it was also a political decision which deemed the ultimate  responsibility to lie with parents  in determining what is watched  in the home.  Most video stores on the  Coast have a stated policy of  not renting restricted videos to       children without a  parent's approval.  But   diligence  ahout checking for  adult  permission  varies       widely  between outlets, say  members of PAVE.  Part of the problem, say members,  is that a restricted  classification  allows for such a  broad range of subject matter,  people - including some parents  - don't lake il seriously.  In some cases, store clerks  assume when children have  their parent's video cards,  they're allowed lo renl anything, says Flynn. But "just  because I send my child to the  video store, it doesn't mean  they can rent any video they  come across."  In other instances, outlets  have a line which must be  signed as part of a video rental  agreement saying the store is  not responsible for material  rented to minors.  But members of the group  say they don't accept that.  While acknowledging it's  hard to control, "with rising violence in the schools it's time we  attempt to do something," says  Flynn.  Members of the group say  repeated exposure lo violent  entertainment has the effect of  reinforcing violence as an  acceptable lifestyle.  Says Flynn, "People have a  tendency to mimic."  turn to page 3  Local survey lists highs, lows of fishing industry  mgs.  turn to page 19  by Jane Seyd  Commercial fishermen on the Sunshine Coast make  up a substantial pari of the area's industry, and contribute  an estimated $25 million to the local economy, according  to a recently completed economic development study.  But according to Ihe same study, fishermen feel that's  all under threat because of uncertainly over the government's aboriginal fisheries strategy.  Of the 100 fishermen (oul of a possible 164) who  responded lo the survey, all said they are worried about  possible impacts of native fishing agreements and 53 per  cent said they would oppose special agreements even if  fishermen were included in negotiations.  For the most part, fishermen are afraid fish stocks will  suffer under a lack of Fisheries enforcement of Ihe new  agreements and lead to a reduction of fishing quotas.  Many fishermen are afraid such changes will mean  their way of life will soon no longer be available to their  children.  According lo the survey, that way of life currently  includes a collective gross revenue of $13 million to the  fishing industry on the Sunshine Coasl.  Average gross annual revenue per vessel is about  $82,000 while local fishermen have each invested a total  of between $50,000 and $1 million in their boats,  licences and equipment.  Among issues fishermen feel are affecting their livelihoods are fisheries management, fish stocks and prices,  as well as native fishing agreements.  turn to page 2  Coast doctors feeling ill-effects of Shaughnessy closure  by Darah Hansen  If a door shuts in Vancouver, can you  feel that change across Ihe water?  That's a question that has recently  moved from the realms of the philosophical into the academic with the announcement that Shaughnessy Hospital will  close.  And the answer is unequivocally yes,  according to Sunshine Coast doctors.  Dr. Jim Petzold, a Gibsons physician  for the past 12 years, explained the doctors' position.  Because of the size of the Coast community, Petzold said, physicians and  patients have had to depend on many services offered by the city hospitals.  "A lot of the services that we currently  utilize in Vancouver are not just beds,"  Petzold said, "but equipment, diagnostic  tests and specialists. None of these things  are provided for in our small hospitals.  "You can't be a neurosurgeon and  work in Sechelt because there isn't  enough population to warrant having a  neurosurgeon here," Petzold said. "And  you can't take a Catscan in St Mary's  hospital, again because there isn't the  patient population to justify it, but our  patients still need Catscans periodically."  He added, "all of a sudden we're less  one hospital that provided those facilities  and those specialists to us."  Petzold said that at any given time,  there have been two or three residents  from the Coast in Shaughnessy receiving  some kind of treatment either investigations or specialized care.  Now they will have to be dispersed lo  the remaining city hospitals, added to  their growing waiting lists, he said.  The closure of Shaughnessy represents  a move on the government's behalf to try  to control the spiralling costs of BC medicare. The older hospital was considered  antiquated and in need of expensive  restoration to bring it up to modern standards.  Health minister Elizabeth Cull  announced in February that Shaugh-  nessy's services and programs will be  redistributed to other hospitals in the  Lower Mainland and the Fraser Valley.  With an increasing number of Fraser  Valley residents travelling to Vancouver  hospitals, Cull's announcement is considered part of a move to bring medicare  closer to home.  Good for the Fraser Valley residents,  said Petzold, but it doesn't help the situation on the Sunshine Coast or other small  communities.  "Now (the government) is going to  close Shaughnessy," he said, "which  means that we can't transfer any of our  patients to Shaughnessy who need those  extra things.  turn page 2  inside  corammtty page 6  pegs 14  pagt*  mbrwtm pagt 15  sports pagt 13  1$ Coast News, March 8, 1993  VINYL SIDING  VinylS Aluminum Windows ���Aluminum Railings  Vinly Sundeck Rearing' Patio Coverings  ALWEST  #7- 5522 Wharf St., Sechelt Jim Bain 8854572  VISIT OUR SHOWROOM ANYTIME  The Weekender...  Your  community  newspaper  Elphinstone  Secondary  -NEWS-  Mora January Provincial Exam __j_  Our school's average marks were above the provincial  average in 5 out of 7 courses.  In addition to the 3 provincial scholarship winners  announced last week, 8 other students earned marks  above the qualifying score in at least one subject.  In summary, our students again did better than the  provincial average.  PACMMtlno-March 22  Topics: Long Range Facilities Plan for School Oistrict  (How many and what level of schools lor the future).  - Long Term Goals  All parents are encouraged to attend.  ShifcMPMM Porformanco  On Wednesday, March 24, (1:15 - 3:15) at Elphinstone,  there will be a performance of "Romeo & Juliet" by the  Argyle Secondary drama club.  'Fishers want more government support'  from page 1  Fishermen are also angry at  what they say is lack of government support for their industry.  The study, which cost about  $2,000 and was paid for by the  SCRD's economic development  commission, will be used to  create a database, said economic development officer Bill  Moore, which will be helpful  for planning in case of a downturn in the fishing industry.  Calvin Craigan, a Sechelt  Indian Band councillor and  band fisheries chairman, said  commercial fishermen's fears  that native agreements will  affect them economically are  unfounded.  In terms of the band's own  economic future, Craigan said  native fishing agreements will  likely benefit band members by  employing them in fisheries  management positions. He said  the band also has a substantial  investment in fisheries through  its salmon enhancement work.  Bill Moore (centre), chairman of the SCRD's economic devlopment commission, discusses the new  fisheries report. Jane Seyd photo  Individual halibut fishery quotas increased  by Jane Seyd  A trial program of individual quotas for  halibut fishermen will be extended for the  1993 fishing season, following a two-year  pilot run.  The Department of Fisheries and Oceans  made the announcement after getting what is  said was support from the majority of halibut  license holders to continue the program.  Prior lo 1991, when the trial quota system began, halibut fishing was managed with  limited openings in much the same way as  salmon and herring roe fishing, with all 435  licensed vessels going out to fish at the same  time. Under the new system, licensed vessels  receive individual quotas which may be  caught anytime during an eight-month sea  son. Halibut co-ordinator Bruce Tunis with  the department of fisheries says there are  several advantages lo the new quota system.  A fishery which is spread out over several  months means there isn't such a glut on the  market, resulting in fishermen getting a higher price per pound for the halibut catch.  Safety is also a factor, says Tunis. Under  the old system, if the weather was bad during  a limited opening, fishermen had to made a  difficult decision about whether to go out or  not. "...If you didn't fish and another guy did  he got the fish and you didn't." The individual quota system is also used in black cod,  goeduck and herring food and bait fisheries.  This year, halibut fishermen can also  transfer their quotas among licensed vessels.  But not all fisheries lend themselves to  the system, says Tunis. Salmon and herring  roe for instance are fished with gear which  also tends to catch other species in more significant numbers, making it more difficult to  fish to a quota. They are also at a stage of  maturity lo be fished for a limited amount of  time. Halibut, however, can be fished with  long-line gear and are available in the ocean  year-round.  Plans for 1993 call for a total catch of  10.5 million pounds of halibut in B.C.  waters, an increase of 2.5 million pounds  from 1992.  In 1992 the halibut fishery was valued at  $22 million. The season runs from March 1  to October 31.  T  I he goal of the Management of  JL Bayside Sawmills Ltd. has been to  reach a realistic collective agreement with  our employees lhat will benefit them and  allow us to continue in business. We have  been candid with the Union which has  included opening our books to them so  that they would fully understand the  Company's financial position.  We now have an offer on the table for  our employees outlined in a press release  issued by the Labour Relations Board  dated March 8th. Anyone wishing to  obtain a complete copy of the release can  do so by phoning (604) 660-1300.  The Labour Relations Board news  release stated, "The offer is a significant  move' from the company's last position  and includes an increase of $2.60/hour  for lower paid employees, $ 1 35/hour for  other employees and introduces a pension  plan for all employees at a cost of  $0.50/hour over its three year term.  The offer includes the following:  Pension  Wages  First year  An increase of SI 2-t/hour for  those employees currently earning  $ 13.23/hour or less, and an increase of  $0.50/hour for those employees  currently earning S14.5-,/hour.  Second year  An increase of SO.BVhour across the  board for all employees reflecting  the industry's negotiated increase for  that year.  Thirdyear  An increase of $0.50/hour across the  board for all employees.  Over the term of the agreement the  company will initiate a pension plan  which will, for the majority of our  employees, be substantially the same or  better than the industry plan. The  company will contribute $0.2*>/hour in the  first year, an additional $0.15/hour in the  second year and a further $0.10/hour in the  third year. In the second year, the  employees will contribute $0.10/hour to  the plan in accordance with the negotiated  industry increase bringing the total hourly  pension contribution to $0.60/hour.  Employee and Family  Assistance Program  The company has agreed to bear the  total cost of implementing an Employee  and Family Assistance Program.  Apprenticeship &  Training Programs  The company proposal accepts the  concept of introducing apprenticeship  training. It also proposes a method to  mutually resolve modifications to the  existing Mill Training agreement.  The total cost impact of the company's  proposal is approximately 138% over  three years. The Labour Relations Board  press release concluded, "It is now up to  the employees of Bayside Sawmills to  decide if this offer is significant enough to  conclude a collective agreement."  The Management of Bayside Sawmills  Ltd. sincerely hopes this dispute can be  settled so that we can all return to work.  Bayside Sawmills Ltd.  St. Mary's running at capacity  from page 1  But they are not going to provide those extra  things up here - they can't afford to.  "They're not going to stick a cardiologists  here... none of that is going to be shifted here and  yet it is going to be taken away."  ._*-"  tat's the aoititiM? '  iftWwwi;  Currently on the Coast, available medical services run in full operation consistently.  Ted Wright, St. Mary's hospital administrator,  said the hospital has been running at 95 to 100 per  cent occupancy since Christmas.  In 1991,11 of the 49 acute-care beds in the hospital were closed and the equivalent of four and a  half full-time positions cut after the hospital's budget was reduced.  Asked if 38 beds was adequate, Wright said, "A  month ago I would have said yes."  But for the last few weeks the hospital has been  full. Wright added he was not sure whether the  high numbers represented an on-going trend or if  they were just unusually high.  He did say the staff was concerned.  "Hospitals should have a cushion. They  shouldn't be geared to running at a 100 per cent  occupancy all the time...it's generally thought (by  boards and administration) 85 per cent is ideal."  That allows room to bring in more patients  should there be a rash of babies born, a multi-vehicle accident, or even a flu epidemic, Wright said.  "As it is now," he said, "When (occupancy)  goes over 85 or even to 100 per cent, we can bring  -��S ,tWf ,1���iUjIPis become stretched thinner and  this-iner and iWe no doubt we could probably be  doing some things better."  Wright confirmed a percentage of the problem  stems from patients coming to the hospital because  they have no where else to go.  "We are the last resort," he said, adding in the  past as many as 12 acute care beds have been  occupied by patients who required long-term or  extended care services.  For Ihe last two month, he said, that number has  been reduced to four.  "Still, that is len per cent of our beds," Wright.'  said. \  On the coast, there are approximately 130 beds'  designated for extended and long-term care  patients, with a further ten multi-level care beds  expected to become available shortly at Shorncliffe.  All beds presently available are full, the waiting  lists varying in length up to a year.  T  v^w^rr^mw^_*�����m  Pebbles from the past  '  k  CAOT OF "BACHELOR'S HONEYMOON"  {j ���������theatre is alive and well". The cast of Howe Sound  I Dramatic Society's "Bachelor's Honeymoon" is  __L presented as photographed in the Spring ot 1935, Since  the early days of settlement efforts have been made to foster the  dramatic arts. The work continues in the restoration of the  Women's Institute Hall  ?<#��  es  Pebbles Mission Statement:  Simple Honesty, High  Energy, Local Knowledge,  Full Service: "Be the Best".  .REALTY LTD.  Y��jM��M^2a)^����aaCa>��ap��sfjO*��^__l  --he  Boa IM, Oosajaar P_M Rand, Ofcaorsa, B.C. VOW IVO  Mmm: 00*4107, Vait. lad Im: 0014*44, Fm: OO*-****  i    t"~~~t.      ifi-a-h  ll  -<_��-_mi*L_L_. ~  -_���-,.. _����._. Coast News, March 15, 1993  news  Seasonal workers file most local claims  r$b  from page I  Meanwhile, for the claimants  who are appealing, there won't  be any money.  "Usually when you're cut  off, you get cut off right away,"  says Rae. "You're not getting  paid while you're launching an  appeal."  Since it was first brought forward in 1940 as strictly-defined  insurance measure, the unemployment insurance program has  broadened its scope in past  decades to include items like  maternity benefits and Ul for  seasonal workers.  In fad, says Rae, the majority of claims on the Sunshine  Coast now come from seasonal  workers.  Accordingly, the definition of  what "unemployed" actually  means is also more open to  interpretation.  In the case of seasonal workers, the reasoning has been that  if people couldn't get unemployment insurance in Ihe off  season, workers needed for  occupations like fishing, logging  and tree planting would not be  able to support themselves year-  round and would find other  occupations, leaving a gap in the  labour force.  "Are these people truly  unemployed? That's a question I  would ask," says Rae. "If you  Robert Rae, local manager of Employment and Immigration,  questions unemployment classifications. Jane Seyd photo  were making $50,000 a year in One way in which Ul hasn't  the season, if you didn't get any  Ul in the off-season, would you  try to find work somewhere  else?"  changed is that it doesn't take  economic hardship into account.  Whether or not someone qualifies for Ui benefits, "these deci  sions are not taken in light of  personal circumstances," says  Rae. "The law is blind to those  considerations."  For workers who find themselves in dire need while waiting  for benefits to be approved, the  Ministry of Social Services  often fills the gap, basing its  decisions on immediate need for  money as much as other considerations.  For employees in low-paying  jobs, meanwhile, access to Ul  retraining programs has become  more limited in recent years.  While in the past, agents could  actually encourage such workers  to quit their jobs in favour of  upgrading, these days it's not  allowed, says Rae, and workers  who want to improve their skills  must do it on their own time.  Increasingly, that's being felt  by women who are often in low-  paying positions and have family obligations in the evening.  Anne Miles, an organizer of a  newly formed Sunshine Coast  advocacy action group to fight  poverty and member of a local  unemployment action group,  says she's pessimistic about the  effect of the new UI changes on  workers.  "I personally feel it's the  pits," she says. "If you leave for  unfairness of any kind you have  to prove it."  �� ffiU.  PRESCHOOL  OPEN HOUSE  Registration for September 1993  3 & 4 year olds: Saturday, March 27  10 am - 12 Noon, Harmony Lane  Gibsons 886*2275  liter FniEnow  * Computerized tax returns:  Personal, Proprietorships,  Partnerships  * Bookkeeping and Accounting  ��� Small Business Year-Ends  ��� Excellent references available  NANCY HORVATH  Ukphorw/fax: (604) tt5-tt4t  RECYCLE THIS NEWSPAPER  Local stores set their own video policies  from page 1  Judy Eldred, a manager of Roberts Creek  General Store - one of the outlets which  received the letter from PAVE - says in their  store, while movies like Basic Instinct do  make the shelves, others in which sexual  violence makes up the entire storyline aren't  welcome.  When it comes lo children renting questionable material, store policy is to phone  home and check with parents. Most parents  are grateful and ask for an assessment of the  video, she says, while "I have some people  say they can take out whatever they want."  In some cases, videos which people later  find objectionable still manage to get by,  ...���������. i-. .i���i i,-jii. ���  tj'l   Jv/ort S ll a-./s"  mU  such as the case in which a "family movie"  turned out to be about child abuse.  "It's a call and we don't always make the  right call," says Eldred.  Robert Nieuwenhuis, owner of Rob's  Video in Pender Harbour, says for older  teenagers wanting to rent restricted videos,  "we usually let it go," but for clearly  younger children, a parent's permission is  required.  "Personally I happen to enjoy a good  action movie. I don't believe we should censor it out, but I think we have to take responsibility for what children are watching."  Mary-Louise McCausland, director of BC  film classification, says that responsibility   sisrl batitiir w ol gnioji -i inrti  1992 TEMIK) GL  4-Door Sedan  V-6  Air Conditioning     �����&��������� & FREIGHT  ...and much more   INCLUDED  WE HAVE A FEW MORE  OF THESE VEHICLES TO  CHOOSE FROM, SO  COME IN  AND  TODAY!  SOUTH COAST FORD  Wharf Rd., Sechelt MDl 5936 PH 885-3281  (PARTS DIRECT UNE) 885-7211  VAN TOU FREE 684-2911  lies with parents.  Without adequate guidance, "Some children may be learning their morals in the  movies," says McCausland. "But that  doesn't make them bad movies or mean that  adults shouldn't have a right to see them."  "Just as you wouldn't give certain pills to  a child, parents should be careful about what  informatiort children ate getting at different  stages in their moral development."  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Inducted Coast News, March 8, 1993  opinion  NDP sinking  in political sands  of the nation  Predictably, the unpopular Tories are grabbing the  headlines with their leadership manoeuvrings, even  though not a single politician has yet declared an intention to inherit the reins of the country from outgoing  Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.  The whole contest combined with national political  undercurrents spells gloom for the federal NDP, which  has enjoyed brief surges of popularity at the polls midterm, but has never been able to translate its support into  a substantial number of seats on election day. The frustrations eventually drove the earnest, capable Ed Broadbent  from party leadership. And his successor, Audrey  MacLaughlin, has been unable to rattle establishment  cages or bring about a turn in the ebbing NDP tide.  If that weren't bad enough, the party's fortunes are  sinking deeper still in pockets of the country it desperately needs to woo if it is ever going to be a serious contender for power in Ottawa. To wit, Ontario.  It is true that the NDP has had tremendous difficulty  gaining any ground at all in Quebec, a handicap which  must some day be overcome to mount a serious national  election campaign. In Ontario, that other great repository  of House of Commons seats, party support has tended to  fluctuate. But things have never looked this bad.  Two years after taking office, Bob Rae's provincial  NDP is drowning in a sea of public resentment and discontent after a series of scandals and bungles that have  left the party's reputation in tatters. As far down as the  federal Tories are in the polls, it is hard to imagine a less  popular government in the nation than Rae's Ontario  administration. Failing some sort of miracle, scorn for the  provincial party will be heaped on the nearest facsimile  come election day - the federal NDP  Raking those wounds, the salty winds blowing from  the Maritimes sting. The political profile of the eastern  provinces presents a small 'c' conservative populace  which favours a two-party system. By appearing too radical, the NDP simply scares voters away; but trying to be  mainstream, the party is shackled with the perception that  it offers little in the way of an alternative, so why bother  to lend support?  Looking to the west, the prospects look equally bleak,  even with two sitting NDP provincial governments that  have so far avoided the pitfalls that have landed Rae's  party in the soup and cast a dark shadow over the federal  party. Because for all the seats the west can amass, the  government is still elected in central Canada before the  polls even close in BC. The Reform Party has tried to  capitalize on the sense of western alienation that accompanies this fact, but its soft support is draining away.  So the election of a new government in Canada is  going to come down once more to the tired Tories, one of  the most unpopular administration's in the country's history trying to resurrect itself and look fresh under a new  leader. And the lacklustre Liberals, a shadow government  that has fulfilled that role only too well in recent years,  almost disappearing from the political map.  And even if the Liberals are able to harness the disaffection swirling around the Tory legacy of free trade,  soaring debt and the GST, where does that leave BC? The  Liberal Party's paucity of seats in the west is something  of a sad joke. And while NDP is a federal force to reckon  with this side of the Rockies, the party seems destined to  remain a minor player on the national stage.  \_%%?  "/^'THf(TlON  \ MAY Aty  Logging claim  misguided  There is nothing more muddle-headed than a claim to  virtue based on personal interest. J.R. Thomson's recent letter  (March 4) on the future of  Chapman Creek is a case in  point  To begin with its tide: "People out, loggers in" suggests that  loggers are not people. As this is  not the case, Thomson's arguments for closing the watershed  to the public and opening it only  to loggers, rapidly collapse.  The claim that the SCRD or  GVRD "can prove that carefully  planned logging and the attendant road building have no  detrimental effect on the quality  of water," is false.  Disinterested scientific work  begun in 1962 in Maine, known  as "Effect of Forest Cutting and  Herbicide Treatment on Nutrient Budget's in the Hubbard'  Brook Watershed Ecosystem"  (Ecological Monographs 40: 23-  47, 1970) and replicated in BC  by J.P. Kimmins and M.C.  Fuller in "Effect of Clearcutting  and Broadcast Slash-burning on  Nutrient Budgets, Streamwater  Chemistry and productivity in  Western Canada" (Proceedings  of tbe 16th I:UFRO World  Congress 1:186-197, 1976),  demonstrate the advene effects  of forest cutting in watersheds.  This now classic experiment  has shown that the simple cutting of trees in watersheds  destroyed nitrogen-fixing capacities, warmed and overoxy-  genated the water and led to the  radical alteration of the water's  chemical   composition   by  destroying the biogeochemical  balance. In brief, it leads in a  very short period to rendering  the water unfit for human consumption.  As this work was funded and  supported by the US Forest Service, which has always been  favourable to the interests of the  logging industry, it is worth listening to the objective conclusion of this report:  "The deforestation experiment resulted in significant pollution of the drainage stream  from the ecosystem. Since  August 1966, the nitrate concentration in stream water has  exceeded, almost continuously,  the maximum concentration recommended for drinking water.  As a result of the increased temperature, light and nutrient concentrations and in sharp contrast  to the undisturbed watersheds, a  dense bloom of algae has  appeared each year during the  summer in the stream from  Watershed 2.  "Nutrient cycling is closely  geared to all components of the  ecosystem; decomposition is  adjusted to nutrient uptake,  uptake is adjusted to decompo  sition and both influence chemical weathering. Conservation of  nutrients within the ecosystem  depends upon a functional balance within the intrasystem  cycle of the ecosystem. The  uptake of water and nutrients by  vegetation is critical to this balance."  The full argument is complex, however, there is no doubt  that logging has detrimental  effects on watersheds and water  quality. Logging alters mineral  intake both by cutting and herbi-  cidal/fertilizer controls.  Regrettably, the tolerance  levels seem to be uncertain,  given regional and planetary climatic changes, and the joint  effects of global warming and  ozone depletion. Logging as the  exploitation of resources in sensitive areas is therefore a dangerous game of Russian  roulette.  As we run out of time we  should bear in mind that loggers  and environmentalists are people with common interests in  healthy forests, good water and  jobs. Confrontations do not  serve our long-term interests.  We must all work together to  JffafMaf WBtCOMB  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  Box68  Sechelt, B.C.  VON SAO  find economically sustainable  solutions to our job crisis, while  not endangering the future of  this planet. This is feasible if we  transcend our narrow personal  interests and avoid convenient  denial of the ecological problems we face.  As for Chapman Creek, it is  in our collective interest to minimize impact on its ecosystem.  As a pristine system it can provide a measure of the spiritual  dimension of mankind. It would  therefore be best to limit access  to day hikes by permit only, in  order to restrict human impact.  L. MAINGON  Gibsons  Playing hockey  superhost  Starting March 13, Sechelt  will be visited by hundreds of  hockey enthusiasts, including  players, parents, coaches and  scouts. There is no doubt that an  extra 400 to 500 people will  make a difference to our restaurants, motels and retail stores in  Sechelt and we hope that  Sechelt will make a distinct  impression on our first-time visitors.  The Sechelt Chamber of  Commerce invites all merchants  to welcome the participants of  the provincial Midget AA hockey tournament. Put a welcome  smile on your face and a welcome sign in your window.  Practising superhost skills for  six straight days could become  habit-forming - a habit that  could only be beneficial for our  whole community.  ANN KERSHAW  Sechelt Chamber  of Commerce  Man and the trees, an ancient and inextricable bond  You get thinking, as you move through new  places, about the things all places have in common.  Sure, like any self-respecting tourist you are  looking for what is different. If you were not what  would be the point of going anywhere? It's a  decent curiosity, this business of wondering how  other people live and how their circumstances, successes, and trials are different from what you  know.  It is equally a decent curiosity, surely, to try to  spy common threads real and enduring beneath the  surface of circumstance. What is it we have in  common, all of us? That is an equally valid and  perhaps more important question than the question  of differences alone.  All down the west coast of North America, and  indeed as I remember from previous travelling,  well down into Mexico, you find the tension  between those who make their living cutting down  trees and those who feel that deforestation may  lead to disaster.  In BC, in Washington, in Oregon, in California,  down into the high valleys in central Mexico where  there still are significant trees, and of course in the  Amazonian rain forests of Brazil, the conflict  rages. Nor does this list exhaust the locales of the  debate, either in this hemisphere or throughout the  world.  Wherever there are trees and human beings  musings  john burnside  have a need for fuel or building, or the perceived  need to plant crops in places occupied by trees,  there is debate about the cutting of trees.  Add to tbe equation today our insatiable  demand for paper. You cannot heft a Sunday newspaper in any city in America without marvelling at  this appetite.  Clearing the forest has been a necessary and  honourable activity for much of man's history. To  clear a homesite, raise a garden, or plant a crop,  trees must come down. They provide heat and  shelter.  Britain denuded itself of great forests over a  couple of millennia for these reasons and to build  the wooden ships with which the British once ruled  the seas.  The tree cutters seem to have it going for them  on historic human terms. Apart from that, the man  with a family to feed and keep warm can't afford  to waste too much time in philosophic debate. His  little ones are cold or need food and be must do  what he can to provide.  But wait. The world is changing and changing  responses may be needed.  The endless adaptability, energy, and ingenuity  of man himself is by far the most significant  change. There are twice as many of us sharing this  globe as there were just a few short years ago. That  number will double again in half the time it took  for the last doubling.  All of the growing billions will need both food  and fuel and when tbey have those they will  demand newspapers. The prospects for the trees  look bleak indeed.  But have we not come to a fuller appreciation  of the role played by trees in this sublime happenstance of mutually interdependent life.  There is a symbiotic relationship in how our  life forms relate to the gases which make our envelope of atmosphere. We breathe out carbon dioxide  and breath in oxygen; trees take in carbon dioxide  and give off oxygen.  With the numbers of oxygen inhalers increasing  exponentially and the systematic and wholesale  destruction of oxygen creators throughout the  world, how can we persuade ourselves that some  lethal imbalance is not inevitable?  We have also learned, have we not, that trees  have much to do with soil stability and water supply. A treed hillside slows the runoff of rainwater.  Take away the trees and not only does the water  run unchecked away but takes with it the soil  cover, also needed for our survival. Before our  human onslaught the deserts of the world expand  ominously.  We who need oxygen to breathe and soil to  grow our food are in the midst of the greatest  explosion of our numbers this world has ever seen.  That which creates oxygen and preserves soil  should be sacred to us.  Bul what can we say lo the man and the woman  who have children to feed and to keep warm  today? How meaningful to ihem are these lofty  concerns about the long-term viability of life on  the planet when present dangers of cold and hunger  are much more real than what must seem hypothetical or theoretical concerns expressed by the comparatively comfortable?  Lecturing righteously will not do. That righteousness with which too many address those in  immediate need is one of the obstacles we have to  overcome. In this, and so much more, we are our  own worst enemy.  One says I must provide, the other we must  save the trees. Both are right. Reconciling that  dichotomy is the task we face.  i  COAST^NEWS  SuhKrlptku, felt, fo,  tm Coasl Nam or the Waaiaaatn  1 ywr . $35 ��� $2.45 CST - 137.45  6 months ��� $20* $1 40CST-$21.40  lye*. $40 (No CST)  Reg. No 4702  Tha. Sunshine Coast Nanw ia pubaWaad on  Itse Sunshine Coast, &C every Monday by  Oeu*��-l rrvu Ikt  Ohaamomca  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C., VON 1V0  [604) 666.2622, fax (604) <W6-7725  <*cMlOa**k��  Box M SaxtttaX ftC, VON 3A0  (604) 865-3930, Editorial (604) 865-3960,  Fax (604) 685-3954  PubtUm.  FWTrafa.  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Znaimer is a  Toronto television tyro (TTT).  He is, I would judge, somewhat  pre-baby-boom-generation wise.  When at a relatively early age  he appeared in Toronto as a producer with the CBC he told  everyone who would listen that  it would take him less than 10  years io be president, CEO and  (almost certainly) chief owner  of Toronto's CITY-TV, but he  is into all kinds of other things.  The last I hearj of him was the  other morning on CBC radio.  John Gray, Vancouver playwright (Billy Bishop Goes to  War), who has written a good  bil of TV over these past years,  was being asked about writing  for the medium today. He quoted Znaimer readily, as a man  most natural to quote. The actual quote I didn't get down (1  hear most of this stuff as background and interesting things  almost get by before I realize  they're interesting); but from  what Gray said later, the mean  ing was perfectly clear.  Znaimer's view is that the  reason for television, its purpose  on this earth, is to produce commercials for the public, always  considered simply as 'consumers'.  So what else is new many  may think. Some of us have  thought that this is the way they  thought since the beginning of  commercial TV (because of  course, there was already public  TV in Britain). But we didn't  think that this point of view of  the audience (us) as being simply and totally consumers could  permeate the making of the program part, the part between the  commercials, the things that are  listed in the TV guides.  Znaimer's favourite word  apparently is 'flow'. By Ihis, he  means that a television program  should be considered as a  whole, the program itself and  the overt commercials embedded in it; and that in the mind of  the viewing audience, the consumer, this whole plastique  should flow in some beautiful  seamless kind of a way. This  can only be done by doctoring  the writing, and every other  aspect of the making of the programs.  Even a heresy as sick as this  one will have its aesthetic. This  flow takes a lot of skill to attain.  The writing for example, which  requires a nice limitation on the  in a nutshell  Searching for that Special  Accent Lamp? HASAR?jML  Large new shipment irrjilnnin) uiliilllr  with touch lamps, ceramic, oriental,  hurricane, etc. In various colours, styles,  finishes. Come and seel!  Lamps a shaaiea a Wall Sconcea * Track a Ceiling Lights * Fana a Recessed �� Outdoor  Sechelt Lighting  888-9417��5609 Hwy 101, Sechelt  dialogue etc., so that no thought  will come in to impede the flow,  takes a lot of practice and is  called by us these days 'professional'.  If you wonder then why, with  all our extraordinary production  skills, our drama and Our comedy and our dialogue generally is  so mundane and repetitive, this  is the deliberate result of a lot of  hard work by top professionals  in the business. Make you feel  any better?  Another aspect is plot, or  subject matter. Given these limitations on dialogue and characterization, simple and fast moving plots will be the thing.  Something to draw the viewer  (consumer) along with a simple  nagging need to know what  actually happens to this bloody  thing, without at any point  encouraging the slightest  thought.  Sex and violence of course,  will be ideal.  Is this the way it has to be? It  was foreseen by some, in not  quite so all-encompassing a way  stuart nutter  perhaps, when America elected  for all commercial television,  instead of the way the Brits  were doing it - which was public  - with the basic costs paid by  licensing the sets, and with a  very lough hombre, Lord Reith,  riding herd.  Looking at what we have  ended up with here it would certainly seem that Mr. Znaimer  and his many co-believers and  cohorts particularly to the south,  have us in a proper stranglehold.  I am (it's been a failure of mine)  optimistic, however.  1 believe a new generation  will opt out of being treated  simply as consumers. Enough of  them will make this clear and  the whole glittery edifice will  begin to crumble. This may not  even be a financial disaster.  People will still consume and  people will still make things for  them. A few, quite a few, professionals may lose their jobs,  but the wheels of commerce are  not going to cease to turn  through any lack of Mr.  Znaimer's flow.  letters  For the birds  Where have all the birds  gone? With the exception of a  few crows, I haven't seen a single bird of any other species  around lower Gibsons for  weeks.  During the harshest part of  the winter, jays, varied thrushes,  sparrows and starlings were in  evidence.  The big Ponderosa pine outside my back door gave shelter  to a host of tiny birds.  They too have disappeared.  Do the birds know something  we don't? If someone knows the  answer, I would like to hear  about it  JOHNMAILEY  Gibsons  Time Wilson woke  up to realities  Now that the saga of Gordon  Wilson and Judi Tyabji has been  made public knowledge: "Yes,  we are in love," I would like to  take this opportunity to state a  few well known facts of reality  to the political novice, Gord.  To begin with, if he and  Tyabji would have stated from  the very beginning that they  were, in fact, romantically  involved, things would have  been a lot easier on them.  But instead they sneaked  around like love-crazed  teenagers denying everything,  telling the public that their personal life was nobody's business  but their own.  It is a well known and proven  fact that once you are elected  into public office your personal  lifestyle becomes open for public scrutiny, contrary to popular  opinion. After all, if you can't  hold a marriage together) how in  the hell are you going to hold a  political party together; they are  one and the same.  Like the turmoil of the Social  Credit Party under the leadership of Bill Vander Zalm, Gordon Wilson and Judi Tyabji condemned the media for all of their  woes saying that there were  other stories out there to be had  and to leave them (Wilson and  Tyabji) alone.  Again, it is a well known fact  that if you are in the political  arena and you lie to the public,  the media members are going to  poke and pry until the skeletons  in your closet are exposed. They  (the media) are only doing their  jobs; isn't that part and parcel of  the free-enterprise system?  The tragic soap opera of  Wilson/Tyabji has set BC politics back hundreds of years.  Here, we had a political novice  climbing the ladder of success  getting ready to grab hold of that  brass ring.  Then, all of a sudden out of  the blue, the ladder is kicked  from beneath him and the brass  ring is quickly pulled out of his  reach; all this for the love of a  girl!  It makes great television  material, but;not worth;citing  iiOVaaaSr.il..-. Iir-      'jmiTlll?.  With all of this being said,  unanswered questions,,remain:  What about the constituency  members that elected Wilson  and Tyabji into their designated  portfolios?  Some Liberals say that various members of the media are  responsible for the downfall of  Gordon Wilson and Judi Tyabji.  Wilson may call it a conspiracy  to oust him, while Tyabji simply  cries out gender harassment.  Call it whatever you like, the  fact remains the same: Gordon  Wilson and Judi Tyabji lied to  the public repeating their  orchestrated lines like a broken  record over and over again, we  are not romantically involved,  end of story.  I BENOIT J. LEPAGE  Gibsons  Savings stolen  Whoever it is that came into  my house and either stole or  borrowed two tins of money out  of my bedroom, I thought I'd let  you know that you just took my  six-year-old daughter's money.  There was between $500 to  $1,000 which would go a long  way to further her education. If  you needed the money you  should get a job rather than tak-  ..ing.faomeone else's money.  NEILWESTEN  intcJ SAVINGS at  TRAIL BAY MALL  Monday, March 15 - Saturday, March 20 j  available throughout the mall  for your family & homef  Bargain Tables &  [any In-Store*Specials  W,mr�� Coast News, March 8,  1993  community  open for Lunch  Join us for fresh  wholesome  sandwiches,  homemade muffins,  hearty soups,  cappuccino.  #  NATUREWORKS  Nutrition Centre Inc.  Wilton Creek (IGA) Plus, 4330 Hwy 101  Phone 005-0773  Elphinstone students (from  left to right) Chris Murawaky,  Carolynn Stevenson, and Zoe  Sanborn have been named BC  provincial scholarship  winners. Each scored 1700-  plus points In three or more of  the first round of provincial  academic exams In January.  Joel Johnstone photo  VARIETY  FOODS  i Giteora Landing I  ���8J   I For the finest in area dining  P Dining guidE  Featured Restaurant of the Week  HAID-A-WAY RESTAURANT  The Haid-A-Way Restaurant and dining room located in the Gibsons Motor  Inn invites you to come in and visit. We think you will enjoy the relaxed  atmosphere and comfortable surroundings Enjoy a cup of coffee or a cool  drink in our courtyard area.  Sunday: extended breakfast until 2 pm.  The restaurant is open every  morning at 5:30 am for  breakfast. For a simply delicious  dinner and fine dining  experience, it's the Haid-A-Way.  Highway 101 at Park Road  Phone 886-4501  _��/ * 4  ____r    '"  ,Mt_W  |W.lj|  FAMILY DINING  Andy's RMtaunnt - Lunch and dinner specials every day House specialties include prime rib, veal  dishes, steaks, seafood, pasta. Thai  food and lots ol new gourmet dishes. Don't miss Andy's great lunch  buffet Mon ��� Fri and our popular  Sunday brunch, 11 am - 2:30 pm.  H��vy 101, Cibsons, 886-3388. Open  7 days a week  The) Brut Houss - 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 121-8188 All  major credit cards accepted.  Dar Lstarnn Restaurant - 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, Hwv  101. at Pratt Road, Gibsons, 886-  3572. Visa and MasterCard.  Licensed.  Hlrd-A-Wiy Restaurant - Bring the  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 buffel (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'l forget our Friday  night 2 for 1 special 5pm-10pm.  Reservations 886-4501. 50 seats  plus banquet room.  Finally RtttauraiTl 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-Out available upon  request. Licensed 4 air conditioned.Winter Houm Open Sun -  Thurs, 11 am-9 pm. Fri & Sat 11  am-10 pm. 886-2993  NIGHT ON THE TOWN  Th�� Wharl - Open for breakfast,  lunch and dinner seven day* ���  week. Breathtaking ocean view  and sunsets from every table. Continental cuisine and seafood at its  best. Sunday Brunch from 8 am - 2  pm. Fully licensed and air conditioned. Dinner reservations recommended. Hwv. 101, Davis Bay.  885-7285.  New China Kitchen ��� GIBSONS  PARK PLAZA, 1100 HWY. 101.  Come enjoy our Gourmet Chinese  Buffet featuring over 16 hot dishes phi*, salad bar & dessert. Also  featuring a full service menu  including Canadian Cuisine.  Lunch or Dinner. Licensed  premises, dining facilities for  meetings, banquets and parlies.  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.  Irvtnet 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 Iwo, $30. We're now open 4  days a week - Fri It .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  Blui Hsrott Inn - Located on Ihe  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 this superb dining experience, reservations are required for  dinner. Fully licensed. Hours,  Wednesday- Sunday. Lunch 11  am- 2pm, Dinner 5 pm. 885-3847.  Chsi Phillppi Rtslaurint at bonniebrook Lodge. The fire is burning every evening In our ragged  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 hosts  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. 386-2188. Open 5:30 p.m.  6 days a week. Closed Wednesdays.  Crttk Houm - 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 4 Mastercard. 40 seals.  El Nino ��� Dine in the finest ocean  view restaurant in Gibsons Landing. Savour Ihe delights of fresh  seafood from around the world.  Our extensive Dinner Menu  includes fresh seafood in our soup,  salad, hot or cold appetizers, main  courses and pastas. Other entrees  include sleak, veal, chicken and  lamb. Caesar salad for two and  flamM desserls 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.  PaSbblts ��� On Tht Beech . Dine in a  friendly atmosphere, watch cruise  ships glide by 4 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 pm. Dinner  Reservations Recommended. In Ihe  heart of Sechelt at the Driftwood  Inn, Trail Avenue. 885-5811.  EAT IN TAKE OUT  Emit t Gaajn'i Drivt In - Take out, 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.  ,        ���      ������  by George Cooper  "Dog owners," said the sign on the clifflop  walkway on Dallas Road in Victoria, "remove pet  deposits in the interests of all park users."  Farther along another sign "Remove all dog  excrement. Use bags provided and put in garbage  containers." And there on a steel post in easy reach  a dispenser of free plastic bags. Only in Victoria?  In my blurting way 1 said to a little dog which  had just made a deposit beside the walkway,  "You're supposed to pick that up." A stout lady  nearby said "Yeah, yeah," and marched over to  pick up the deposit, hand encased in a plastic bag  and put the deposit in a straw shopping bag. Did  she know of the free bags, I wondered, but held my  tongue and spoke no further to the little dog.  Now wouldn't it be a civic miracle if Gibsonites  were to do the same on our streets and seawalk. No  more dodging dog deposits at the post office, or at  banks or shops. Dream on.  On the same day, we saw our MLA speaking in  his earnest, urgent manner at a parade of red-  capped fishermen and wildlife club members,  standing on the lawn in front of the legislature. No  solution agreeable to all in Ihe fish problems. (Our  MLA may be the reason the governmenl dawdles  over legislating the recall matter, despite a  favourable call for it in last year's referendum.)  What a place for public gatherings, the legislature lawn. Later that afternoon a 60-voice men's  choir from Kyota University entertained a tiny  audience.  No protest, just an occasion to sing and have a  photo taken on the legislature steps.  And not to be lefl idle for long, lhe next evening  hikers' tents went up and the Western Canada  Wilderness Committee prepared to wail for, or out-  wait the premier to see it Iheir way for parks on  Vancouver Island's west coast where the old-  growth forest remnants are situated. A premier  whom their several drums, like a relentless charivari, summoned lo parley with them.  And inside the legislature building, government  heads were already throbbing with budget  headaches. A budget thai starts with a two billion  dollar deficit; or call it 2,000 million dollars. Can  you feel the government octopus prying open the  reclusive citizen clams?  New Gibsons library proposed  The Gibsons and District  Public Library association is  proposing to build a'new library  in the range of 7,000 to 7,500  squaie feet, to be localed in the  Holland Park area. In a first step  toward this goal, requests for a  feasibility study for the new  library have been sent to local  and Lower Mainland architects.  The sludy will determine the  appropriate siting for a new  library building and include preliminary cost estimates. Building committee chairman John  Young has indicated that the  firm which will undertake the  work will be selected by the end  of March, and the study should  be completed within two  months.  A summary of the building  program to date is posted on the  public bulletin board at the  library and library users are  The Three Little Pigs puppet play will show at the Gibsons and  District Public Library Wednesday, March 17, at 10 A.M. The  Rabbit Who Wanted Red Wings plays April 7.    Laura Houie photo  book circulation continue to  encouraged to keep themselves  informed and to discuss their  ideas and concerns with board  members as plans progress.  Meanwhile, membership and  Grant  |  REALTY LTD  is pleased to welcome  AW***. m!%  Kirsten  years. S  major V  Kirsten  twenty  For sat  transact  Kirat  (  Kirsten Howes  has been a successful Real Estate license  he brings with her extensive experienci  ancouvtr developer.  has been a home owner in Roberts C  years and is a three year resident of Gihsor  sfaction and excellence in all your res  ions call...  ea at:  5RANT REALTY LD  436 .Marine Drive, Gibsons  Office (386-332  Residence 88649.  e for 12  : with a  reek for  IS.  I estate  D.  10  6  grow, in spite of the fact that the  library has the lowest floor  space per capita in the province.  The top priority of the newly  elected board is to develop and  move ahead with plans for a  bigger and more efficient library  facility.  Heading the 1993 board is  former Gibsons council member  Margaret Morrison. She  replaces Vern Giesbrecht, who  has stepped down from the  board after eight years.  Supporting her as vice-chair  and head of Ihe building committee is returning member John  Young. Other returning members include treasurer Jean  Mainil, Joan Crablrce, Eleonor  Crosby and Don Hopkins. New  members of the board are long-  lime Gibsons' resident Betty  Henniker; newcomer Nancy  Cobra, who served on the  library board and community  arls council in Port Nelson; and  Graham Wray, who will provide  a welcome link between Ihe  library board and the local business community.  Going Away  on Vacation?  Your Secret's  S-afeWithUs  leave your caves al horn* with us.  M/Animal Care   *���  m*_fi_a_1_tu*evn*n_*t  Indoor Plant and Yard Matoeunc*  ��*t��lar Hone Check or live-fa lento  CALL SHARON 885-2228  Ii  OUCENSeOMStMEO  ��� rv. ... _.fZ.^_ Coast News, March 15, 1993  community  roberts creek  by Beverley Shipley  "Il's not a question of if, but  when." slated Chris Caldwell,  guest speaker at Ihe last Roberts  Creek Community Association  meeting. Caldwell was referring to an earthquake disaster  lhat could some time in the  future hil the Sunshine Coast.  According lo emergency preparedness groups on Ihe Coast,  such as PEP and COPE, in the  event of a substantial earthquake, ie 9.0 on the richler scale  their research has found the following:  ��� If ferry service is out, Ihis  vulnerable link will isolate the  Coasl.  ��� If the highway is closed, a  marine highway would be  formed.  ��� Most residents arc within a  half mile of fresh drinking  water and can survive without  electricity,  ��� Seniors who have been  through wars and the depression  arc not afraid of adversity.  ��� It would lake many days  before lhe provincial government could supply help.  ��� Elected officials would  fonn a management team.  ��� Pockets of populations thai  may be isolated would be controlled by a set up according to  fire protection districts.  COPE's iidvicc for emergency preparedness is as follows:  l-'irsl Aid - leam how lo use  fire extinguishers; keep 72  hours worth of food and water  in a lamily survival kit on hand;  keep in mind buildings and safe  areas to store equipment; organize these prepared areas by  neighbourhoods - not all concentrated in one area.  OCP meeting  The next OCP meeting for  working committee members is  this Wednesday night at 7:30  pm in Ihe communtiy use room  al Ihe school.  RCCA meeting  The next RCCA meeting is  Wednesday, March 24 al 7:30  pm at the hall. It is not the  annual general meeiing wilh  election of officers as reppijed  previously - which will be next  month's, in April. On the agenda for this month will be a  report from the SCRD re: the  mill rale along with an explanation as to why market values are  now used to assess property.  Also will be a report from  school principal Jack Pope and  school trustee Lynn Chapman  regarding the APRA study.  Creek dance  Zydeco/blues guitarist Sherman Robertson and his group  Posse will be performing al the  Creek hall, Friday, March 26.  Robertson has peformed with  Ihe likes of BB King, Lightnin'  Hopkins, Albert Collins and  Big Mama Thorton. His music  combines smoothness of vocals  and energy lo provide a sound  that keeps people hopping.  The dance, to benefit the  Teen Parent Daycare program,  begins at 9 pm and tickets are  available al the Roberts Creek  General Store.  Wild Rosl College  of Natural Healing  Diploma Programs  Clinical Herbalist  Clinical Kinesiologist  Wholistic Therapist  Practical Herbalist  Courses/Workshop*  Beginning in April  Touch for Health 2  Laughter Remedy - CFS  Bach Rower Remedies  1&2  Wholistic Bodywork 1-4  Crystal Therapy - Rayid 2  Terry Willard Herb Walk  Jin Shin Jyutsu  /Acupressure 1 & 2 -  Skin Health  Biokinesiology 1-3  Pacific Rower Essences  Call today for our  Spring/Summer  Schedule!  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Expansion construction Is well underway at Roberts Creek Elementary.  the  R���RL ���STAT��� COR06R  by Herb Craig  REP: GIBSONS REALTY  PREDICTIONS  Parti  What's going to happen to housing prices in our market?  Personally, I think we're going to continue with our present  pattern. Why?  Many of us tend to think in terms of our local market. We  donl see our population exploding or new factories opening.  Therefore, it's hard to understand how the prices can keep  rising. Your view changes however, when you look at the  world economy and follow the investment dollars as they  move from country to country seeking stability. We think of  big city prices as unreal'. Foreign investors don't see them  that way. They see valuable property in a politically stable  marketplace with no 'wars' around to threaten their  investment. So the money pours in. From Singapore, South  Korea, Taiwan and Japan. Hundreds ot Millions ol dollars.  Some of ihis money tnckles down into our housing market.  Not a lot, but it's steady and I think It's aoino to continue.  Joel Johnstone pholo    ^k  NATIONAL REAL ESTATE SERVICE  GIBSONS REALTY LTD. 886-2277  sechelt scenario  by Deanna Lueder, 885-7365  It's spring break. Report  cards have been sent home, parent-teacher interviews are over  and now it's relaxation time for  students and teachers. Hope the  beautiful weather holds. I'm  sure all lhe kids can hardly wait  to help their parents clean the  yard and put in the garden. I  notice that the winter snow and  subsequent frosts did noi impair  any weed growth in my yard. 1  really think we should all learn  to appreciate the beauty of dandelions in bloom, rather than  reviling them endlessly and  spending backbreaking hours  trying lo dig them up to the very  tips of their tenacious roots.  Life would be so much easier if  we learned lo love Ihem.  Remember dandelion wine,  dandelion greens for salad, dandelion chains - there's no end to  their value.  Children's fair  Once again it's Children's  Fair time at Rockwood Centre.  The fair runs from 11 am to 3  pm on Wednesday and Thursday! March 17 and 18. There  will be face painting, a fish  pond, an imagination market,  clowns and lots of prizes including a raffle of a pair of roller  blades donated by F.W. Wool-  worth's. There will be food and-  drinks loo. This event is free for  adults and only $1 per child so  bring you children or grandchildren.  Trail Bay meeting  Tonight, March 15 at 7:30  pm at Greenecourt, members  and supporters of the Trail Bay  Projecl Committee are invited  to meet. There will be an update  of plans toward the development of a community park on  Sechelt's waterfront as well as a  discussion of future plans. For  information call Pat Chamberlain at 885-2339.  Arts centre  The Arts Centre is as always,  a busy place. Ongoing, now  until March 28, there is an exhibition of local art entitled  Images and Objects. Some of  these exhibits will be selected to  travel in the provincial display  in May. Come and see whose  work will represent the Sunshine Coast throughout the  province.  Wednesday evening, March  17 at 8 pm, the Arts Centre will  show the world famous film  Rashomon. Admission is $5.50.  And the Arts Council's  Countryside Concert Series will  feature the Vancouver Wind  Trio at the Raven's Cry Theatre  on March 21 at 2:30 pm. To  donate unused tickets or lo purchase singles phone 886-2324,  885-4.402 or call the theatre on  Ihe day of the concert, 885-  4597.  Public skates  Winter is over and so too is  skating at the arena. The lasl  public skates of the season will  be on Friday, March 26. Mothers and tots can skate from 2 pm  to 3 pm and a final skate of the  season for thepublic will be  from 3 pm to 5:45 pm.  Don't forget the wearing of  Ihe green on March 17. Happy  St. Patrick's Day, everyone.  THERE'S A COID 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 $30!*  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).  BC hydro  ���B.C.Hydro reserves the nghl lo change or cancel lhe rebaie offer al  any time without prior notice.  Free 7-Day Cruise!  Win a FREE 7-day Caribbean cruise for two, including air transportation!  Simply complete the sweepstakes entry form and return it to  your local Cruise Holidays store.  Name  I  I  I  I  I  I  I City Province  j Ul have never taken a cruise.  I ��� I have sailed on the following cruise lines:    f%�� PRINCESS CRUISES'  | Cruise Holidays-Sunshine Coast 5517WharfSt,Sechelt,B.C.885-iW64ortollfreel-979-8584  Address  (    )  Postal Code  Phone  Official Entry Rules: Sweepstakes open to anyone 18 years of age or older except Cruise Holidays International  Inc. franchise owners, employees, independent contractors andtheir families. No purchase necessaty. One enlry  per family must be delivered to a Cruise Holidays store by May 15,1993. Not responsible for lost, misdirected or  late mail. Winner will be determined by random drawing on May 31,1993. A single prize of a cruise for two  valued at approximately $2,500 will be awarded. Prize is not transferable and noireaeemable for cash. Airfare  induded. Some restrictions apply. Odds of winning determined by number of entries. Winner is responsible for  additional options, taxes or other costs. Winner will be notified by phone or mail. Winner's names will be  published in future issues of Cruise Holidays publications. By entering, winner consents to use of names and  likenesses for promotional purposes without additional compensation. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.  Cruise Night Calendar  join us for an informal, fun atmosphere and have an opportunity to ask  questions directly with the cruise line representatives.  March 24 - Norwegian Cruise Line  Featuring video presentations, "  April 28-Celebrity Cruise Line      give-aways, $.50Cruisechek  June 2-Royal Cruise Line and refreshments.  Call for your invitation today!  885-8964 or toll free 1-979-8584 SPACE LIMITED!  ���ffjf Corporation of tfjf  Bistort of ��_ttj_t_t  P.O. Box 129,5545 Inlet Avenue. Sischeil. B.C. VON 3A0 Telephorw (604) 665-19B6 Fax (604) 885-7591  MUNICIPAL MEMO  What's Happening on Cowrie Street???  Please be advised that construction has begun on Sechelt's "Downtown Revitalization"  program. Work will be continuing on Cowrie Street over the next few months and it is  hoped that the job will be completed by mid May.  Through traffic or traffic to shopping areas is advised to use Teredo Street whenever  possible so as to prevent delay and congestion.  We apologize for any inconvenience caused residents over the next while.  Emergency Numbers  Residents are asked to note the following emergency numbers to be used after office  hours or on weekends.  Water  885*2261  Highway*  1-800463-4997  Sowar  889-5111  Please note that an* problem with water should be directed to the Sunshine Coast  Regional District at 885-2261.  L I  Cllp'n-Save o***W  Cancellation of Public Skates  Please note that the following public skates have been cancelled due to Minor Hockey  Week events.  Friday, March 19th, 1993  Notice of Final Public Skate of Season  Please note that the last public skate of the season will be held on Friday, March 26th.  2:00 ��� 3:00 p.m. - Mothers and Tots  3:00 ��� 5:45 p.m. - General Public  Regular Council Meetings  Regular District of Sechelt Council Meeting* are field the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of  each month at 7:30 p.m. in the SCRD Boardroom.  Mayor's Hotline: 885-5360   TT Coast News, March 8, 1993  LOCAL  Member ol  ALLIED...  The Careful Movers  Call the Moving  Specialists  For all local moving, or tor help witn  moving awkward heavy items, pianos, etc.  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Pender Harbour customers  please CALL COLLECT  Custom Packing, Storage, Local & Long Distance Moving  HWY. 101, GIBSONS  886-2664  community  Welcome to the Family CHRISTINE  Deidre, Jennifer, Christine, CHRISTINE, Deidre, Eve  and of course Gerry  HOURS:  IINISFV      M0NSAT  l 'IMJCA        9 AM - 5 PM  SUNNYCREST MALL, GIBSONS, 886-7616  Members & Guest, Welcome  PENDER HARBOUR  Madeira Park Rd. ��� 883-9632  Full Service Kitchen  Open 6 days a week for  lurch Sdmrnr,  specials Friday & Sakirdby  - Teke Oet Available -  8 Boll Touri*��a**airit lag Friday ot army morHaS  Crib  luesdcys.lpm  Darts  Ihundoyi, tpm  Meat Draw  [rary Sat. 2:30 4pm  J3  J  SECHELT  5528 VvW Street '885-2526  Friday & Saturday,  March 19 & 20  HONG KONG  OHMSMHPWS H*6/LUNCIUSMOW.______i  Pool Tournaments, Thursdoys 7 (  Crib  Jmkiyi, 8pm  pm  Bingo  Wd, Ipm  Meat Draw  fwySofcrefcy ipm  ROBERTS CREEK  3064 Lower Road* 886-9984  Dinner Safvntoy Nighl  Ribs & Spaghetti  Q    $7.M ind. G.S.T. (whae quanfHies lasl)  /  * INTllUtNMINT  "Out of the Kitchen"  NOW OPEN FOR LUNCH 1 1 AM  Next General Meeting  Wd, Hard! 17,7:30 pm  Crib  ItlMajjg  Bingo  lm.,7:l5  CLOSID  MINPAYS  co4wmunity services  by Dianne Evans  Community Services supports programs which focus on  the prevention of problems such  as violence against women and  family dysfunction. One of  these programs, operated by the  Transition House (under the  Community Services umbrella)  is Towards Prevention. Staff  members Carol Hodgson and  Lynn Mackay talked the other  day about the program and how  il works.  "It's a teen dating abuse prevention program, conducted in  the secondary school," Hodgson  explained. "We show videos  and encourage group involvement that leads to a lot of discussion about this issue.  "We tell them that we don't  have all the answers, bul we  help promote their thinking  about incidents lhat have happened to them or to their friends  and they come up with their  own ideas and questions which  they share in the classroom setting," Mackay continued.  The program, which this year  will reach every secondary  school student on the Coast as  well as church youth groups,  teachers, peer counsellors and  olher community groups, helps  students identify abusive situations and then gives them the  power of choice over what their  alternative responses can be.  The classes are flexible in  emphasis and content lo respond  to the needs of each age group.  Some of the information that  students share is very disturbing. "There are a lot of uncomfortable situations the students  deal with around the school  yard," Hodgson said. Sexual  harassment by both boys and  haltmoon happenings  Carol Hodgson and Lynn Mackay of the Towards Prevention program.  girls, often older students, is  common, as is a belief that nothing can be done to change the  way things are."  "Part of our job," Mackay  added, "is to point out power  imbalances and to encourage  discussion about what constitutes healthy and unhealthy relationships. The students like the  opportunity to talk about this  stuff and to be listened to."  The team provides information about the early signs of teen  dating violence such as excessive jealousy and possessive-  ness, attempts to control by  being bossy, giving orders and  making all the decisions, pressures to have sex, drug and alcohol abuse.  The team also provides a list  of rights in a relationship and  sexual rights.  These range from the right to  be treated with respect, the right  to walk away from anyone who  is making you feel humiliated,  the right to have your own feelings, opinions and convictions,  through to the right to set your  own sexual limits and the right  to expect that Ihe limits and  boundaries you set will be  respected.  "We also talk about the messages TV and videos bring and  show that societal pressures can  create problems by portraying  women in negative ways. We  say that not all males are bad,  that society (through the media)  has created many of the ways in  which men view women and  Joel Johnstone pholo  that these can be changed,"  Hodgson concluded.  Through Towards Prevention, Hodgson and Mackay have  been able to observe the  changes in students who have  come through elementary  schools where conflict resolution has been taught.  "These students are very  receptive and responsive lo our  material," Mackay said. "It  shows that these kind of skills  can be taught at an early age and  that it is very effective."  The program is funded by the  Ministry of Women's Equality.  Hodgson and Mackay may be  contacted at the Transition  House, 885-2944 or through  Community Services al 885-  5881.  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  Sure it's so close to the 17th of St. Patrick  that you might want to wear a bit of the  green next Saturday March 20 when you join  in the fun al the Welcome Beach Hall. ,,,,,���  Bring a friend for a good old pub night  ' staflnfTTtmratitl 7.#*srtaW*rai can enjoy  an Irish buffet, some shufflebosrd, try your  luck at horse racing, and in general, just  enjoy a friendly social evening with old and  new friends.Another future event at Welcome Beach will be the giant flea market  which takes place each year in May.  This year the date is May 23, so that gives  you time to clear out the atlic and instead of  taking that extra piece of unwanted furniture  to lhe dump - if it is in reasonable condilion  there will be sure to be someone who needs  it and is willing to pay a few bucks which  will go towards the upkeep of the hall. There  will also be a plant and bake sale, so now is  the lime lo start saving some plants which  'Rumour bas it that someone  in tbe Ha{fmoon Bay area  spotted a submarine tight  here in tbe bay'  you may be in the process of thinning out.  Preschool Problems  The Welcome Beach Preschool may have  to find other premises, which will involve  considerable expense, so as a fundraising  project there will be a garage sale including  a home bake table on Saturday, March 27  from 10 am to 2 pin al 8081 Dogwood  Drive, Welcome Woods. Any donalions for  the sale will be gratefully accepted. For  information call 885-6494.  Getting Well  Friends of Bill Ewan will be pleased lo  know that he is home from hospital and is  coming along just fine. He has been 'through  the mill' for a while and it is good to know  that he is well on the road to recovery.  Likewise, it is good to see that Paul Connor of ReJroons is gaining strength and  vitality after a nasty spell of illness. He looks  and feels good now. aWJWI  A Submarine?  Rumour has it that someone in the Halfmoon Bay area spotted a submarine right  here in the bay. This has not yet been substantiated, bul it would be interesting to hear  from anyone else who thinks Ihey may have  spotted it.  Another type of sighting has been substantiated. Judy Gill spotted her first visiting  hummingbird last week. Just a bit early for  the little creatures since Ihe weather has  turned cold again, so il would be a good lime  to get the feeder out Ihere to help them survive unlil Ihe flowers are in bloom.  ;><     CLIP   'N'   SAVE    >  PUBLIC  AUCTION  INVENTORY OF GOVERNMENT  SEIZED PROPERTY & OTHER  MERCHANDISE  Gold jewelery purchased from Government  auction will be auctioned. The majority of  inventory consists of other general merchandise:  Loose Gems, Gold Rings, Sapphires, Rubies,  Emeralds, Italian Gold Jewelery, etc.  Inventory of Handknotted  Oriental Carpets  Creditors have been asked to liquidate in the  quickest possible manner by Public Auction due to  carpet company's high debt and defaulted  payment terms.  Authentic Oriental Carpets  Turkish tribal sunwashed Kars, Fine Bokharas,  Classic & Traditional persian designs in  masterweaves, Baluchistan village rugs, kayseri  floss prayer rugs with Birds of paradise design.  Traditional Anadol, Kelims and many, many other  rugs at:  The Royal  Canadian Legion  5591 Wharf Ave., Sechelt  (off Hwy. 101 north onto Wharf Ave.)  Sunday, March 21,1993  1 p.m. Sharp!  Public Inspection from 12 noon  Terms; 10% Buyers Premium charge to be added. Cash,  Bank Cards, Visa, Mastercard accepted.  Noi affiliated with Canada Cuatomt.  Auction hold by Federal Collection Agency.  For info phone (604) 531-2485  Students of Capilano College's Merchandising Management  Program capture the spirit of "Fashinations '93". The flags  represent the international scope of Vancouver's fashion scene.  Spring  * ANTIQUE*  SHOW & SALE  Collectibles Galotel  Western Canada's  largest Quality Show  7. HAYS  Mar 18, 19, 20  ,Uv��Music'Food  OVER 90 DEALERS  7325 MacPherson Ave.,  Burnaby  (turn soulh 5500 Kingswayl  Free Parking ��� Door Prizes  Admission: $5  Inquiries: 431-0900  Cap college  fashion show  scheduled  On Saturday, March 20, the  students of the Merchandising  Management Program at Capilano College will present their  annual fashion show entitled  Fashionations '93.  This year's event will take  plac in the new sportsplen  located at the college at 2055  Purcell Way, North Vancouver  from 7 pm to 8 pm.  Fashion designs for spring  and summer from the Dana  Cleland collection will be featured as well as the latest looks  from local fashion retailers.  Proceeds from the evening  are for the Merchandising Management scholarship fund.  Call 984-4960 or 885-9310. Coast News, March 15, 1993  community  Quesnel divers languish in the  waters off Davis Bay.  Joel Johnstone photo  Sechelt students learn about positive beliefs  by Darah Hansen  Listed below are the four easy steps to  making a positive impact on kids as outlined  by the Sechelt Elementary school.  First you need a large group of children,  preferably varying in age and in social and  cultural background.  Next, allow the children to identify personally what each feels are the three most  important beliefs their school should possess  in order to guard against harmful or disruptive behavior and to ensure everyone enjoys  being with each other. (The students should  be clear these are beliefs they would choose  to live by, not rules they are being forced to  live with.)  Thirdly, sort through the suggestions,  compacting like ideas until all have been categorized into five to ten action statements.  harbour watch  And finally, bring the short list back to  the students, step back and watch.  Caution: the results of this activity may  cause a pleasant surprise.  At Sechelt Elementary where such a program has been implemented, the students  have shown themselves to be committed to  some pretty weighty goals.  Among the eight common belief statements they identified, the students have chosen to work towards stopping prejudice; talking things out instead of fighting; and controlling language by not swearing, using foul  or hurtful language.  Acting principal Karen Steffensen said  since the program was organized earlier this  year, the number of negative incidents  reported from playground supervisors and  teachers has actually decreased.  "The kids are starting to internalize the  beliefs," Steffensen said, noting the change  is reflected in their attitudes and actions with  each other.  Steffensen said she feels positive about  the lasting results because the beliefs were  established by students for students. Beliefs  are more personal than rules, she said.  The beliefs also help bridge gaps between  students, Steffensen said, whether those are  caused by age, race or sex.  "It allows students to talk to each other in  a common way," she said.  Steffensen added, teachers and staff regularly reinforce these beliefs through one-on-  one discussion with the students. Students  are also given small rewards in the form of  stickers and certificates when they are seen  putting their belief statements in action.  by Jacalyn Vincent  Spring break has already begun and  here's just a few suggestions you might like  to do with your children - walking through  the numerous trails in our area, enjoy a pool  swim party with other kids and parents,  spring cleaning of toys and rooms; donate to  the needy, give them a few lessons of golf at  our local course, change the line in their fishing reels, or take your own field trip to Vancouver or Powell River. A great break!  General meeting  The Pender Harbour Royal Canadian  Legion branch 112 will be having its general  meeting this evening at 8 pm in the legion  hall. All members are urged to attend.  ���'."���I.,   i   . I: i.rr i. nth: vjilnliv  Lunch and fashion show  The Pender Harbour Ladies Auxiliary to  St. Mary's Hospital will be having their  spring lunch and fashion show on March 27  beginning at noon at the community club in  Madeira Park. Tickets are $13 each and are  available from local merchants. It would be  great if people could buy their tickets in  advance so the members can plan for it now.  By the way, the proceeds from their events  do go to bursary funds and towards equipment for the hospital.  Reminder  Tickets are still available for the Pender  Harbour Lions Diamond Night on March 20  at Harbour Insurance.  Community mourns  Long time resident Tommy Myers recently passed away. Utmost sympathy from the  community goes out to Kay and family.  As the tide changes  Check out the many events happening  around the Harbour and Garden Bay this St.  Patrick's Day.  Bathroom buffs - Here's a short list of  what's hot in new bathrooms now - glass  blocks, heated towel racks, multiple shower  heads, ventilating skylights, white cabinetry  and water-conserving toilets.  Congratulations to all the students who  participated in the Science Fair - geniuses at  work!  ; ";:n duq bio bona it in     t-iji   ���  COMMUNICATIONS  Those who run iheir own business quickly realize ihey can't  always be everywhere ihey want to be. Time demands are  enormous yet a business needs to get its message oul lo lhe  marketplace.  Thai's where we come in. At Glassford Press Design Studios  we can create a brochure lor you which will serve to lake your  place when you can't be there. Through direct mailings, trade  shows, brochure rocks al Tourist Info centres or on BC Ferries,  your brochure creates a first impression for you and your  business.  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The strategy failed to meet any of  the criteria or a single objective originally set out by the government. The  sale of food fish is opposed in all regions of the coast and is being  challenged by various fishing organizations in the courts, in the electoral  process, and in the streets, Continuation of the AFS will only lead to  increased conflict and instability.  The Fisheries Survival Coalition strongly recommends that an immediate  moratorium be placed on the signing of any future agreements and that the  policy of allowing the sale of food fish be terminated. Canadians do not  want a repeat of events on the east coast in the waters of British Columbia.  When the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans first announced the .4FS he  stated it was an experimental one year pilot project. The project has failed  and it should be cancelled. 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' . .   ... _  ,>.j._...__ _-_;__���,' _ ��� :._*     - .---._-_...  . Coast News, March 15, 1993  11,  leisure  Art outlook, options explored in school program  by Darah Hansen  Students are being offered a  chance to share in the vast artistic talents available on the Sunshine Coast, thanks lo 19 Coast  artists Who have volunteered  their time to visit nine schools  throughout Gibsons, Sechelt and  Roberts Creek.  From painters, potters, writers and musicians to sculptors, a  fabric artist and even an inventor, each artist will personally  demonstrate and discuss his/her  artwork and creativity with the  classes.  It's all a part of an arts'  awareness effort, said program  coordinator Caitlin Hicks.  She calls it a "positive  protest" in response lo the  recently announced federal  spending cuts lo the arts - cuts  thai will amount to $80 million  over two-year period.  "In our society art is not valued in the same way as money,"  said Hicks. "It's always and  extra thing ... something that is  optional.  "We're trying lo point out to  the kids that art is everywhere  you look, creativity is vital for a  healthy society, and, most  importantly, that kids can participate."  Hicks said the message  behind Ihe classroom talks is  simply to let kids know they  have an option beyond academics.  Each artist has been asked to  discuss how he or she first  became interested in art, who  offered encouragement and what  steps it took to get where each is  today.  "We are giving them role  models, as it were," Hicks said.  "We're letting them know they  have options."  Painter Greta Guzek was in  the schools Monday, Wednesday and Thursday and said the  response from the students  towards her presentation was  excellent.  Guzek brought with her a  book she is illustrating, taking  the students through the creative  process necessary to achieve Ihe  final results.  "The (students) responded so  well," Guzek said. "They asked  a lot of questions."  Guzek said going to the  schools is all a part of sharing  art with the kids.  She said it's necessary they  be exposed to and understand  Ihe language of art, particularly  at a young age.  With greater understanding  of the arts, Guzek said, comes  more participation, greater  respect and, ultimately, a more  balanced person who is better  able to express his/her intangible, abstract thoughts.  She added: "By going to the  schools we're letting them know  there are real living artists out  there who have jobs just like any  others.  Eliya Waxman performs at  Roberts Creek Elementary.  He is one of a number of  artists sharing their talents  with the students of area  schools.  Darah Hansen photo  mmtm  *K&  Coll our  editorial  department'  in Gibsons  al 886-2622  or in Sechelt  al 885-3930  %gihk 's Titctrolysis  Tired of temporary hair removal procedures  that make the problem worse?  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She likes to watch TV, she  likes trolls, she plays with her  sisters, she goes to school, and  she loves to draw.  If fact, she's so good at  drawing she won an award for  her skills - the Sunshine Coast  Young Artist Award - when  she was only six years old.  She clinched the prize in the  12 and under category with a  piece depicting three naked  pregnant women standing in a  row, each wilh a cut-away view  of their unborn babies, curled  up, complete with umbilical  cords and ribbons on their tiny  heads.  That was two years ago and  Sandra is slill drawing. She's  into pottery now too, and playing with the computer and  painting and working with  clay.  Sandra says she does some  form of art almost daily. Mostly  she works in a little journal,  drawing whatever comes to  mind.  Her work shows an endless  variety of creativity and colour  from martians, mother nature  and wizards to swirling designs,  violin people and dancing hippos. She's even experimented  drawing with her left hand and  with her feet.  "I was trying to see what I  could do," she says, dismissing  the squiggly results as "silly".  She uses a variety of mediums - crayons, paints, markers,  pen and pencil - sometimes  together, sometimes not,  depending on her mood.  In all of her work, Ihere is a  story lo tell and to some she's  recently started to include  words with the pictures. Some  of the stories are happy, some  of them sad.  To a simple, clean sketch of  a mother holding a child, Sandra explains she was feeling sad  herself lhat day and needed  comfort. Drawing that picture  made her feel belter, she says.  Some of her images are less  tangible, like the one depicting  a body with arms emerging  from the neck, a head al the  waist and legs where Ihey could  only be in someone's imagination.  Looking at the work, Sandra  smiles. "I wonder where I got  that one from. I know I got it  from somewhere," she says.  Her parents are obviously  proud of Iheir daughter's talent.  "Sandra has been drawing  since she could pick up a pen,"  says her father, Brian McAn-  drew. "It's something that's  natural in her."  Both Brian and Sandra's  mother, Sonja, express strong  feelings about encouraging |  Iheir daughter's interests which  .-f"    :  ���nunMHBBi  ���a 3 "*��**���.�� af3  t1?' W^S**55*  y   \;���lE-Mtfr,  An example of the work or eight-year-old Sandra McAndrew  (pictured below).  they do by providing her wilh  art supplies, by taking an active  interest in her work and by  praising a job well done.  Brian says the award Sandra  won is also important to her  continued success.  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Sears ��� Gibsons Park P\axa ��� 886-2237  leisure  My Three Dads to  show at arts centre  RECYCLE THIS NEWSPAPER  24V WINNFBAC.O SUNDANCE R 40(1  ON NFW FORD CHASSIS  $39,999  1992 20' ETASCA TOYOTA MOTORHOME $27,900  Newfoundland, it has been  said, is the funny bone of Canada, producing the likes of  CODCO, The Mummers and  more than its fair share of bad,  bad jokes. Rather than argue  this point, celebrate Spring by  dropping into the Arts Centre  March 27 and witness the hilarious talents of John Taylor.  Taylor's one-man show, "My  Three Dads" is minimalist theatre at its best.  Using his superb storytelling  talents, Taylor narrates a tale of  self-discovery that begins in St.  John's and ends in Houston,  Texas. In this semi-autobiographical story, Taylor discovers in a grade 9 biology class  lhat two blue-eyed parents can  not have a brown-eyed child,  and sets off to find his real  father.  On the way, he meets a medley of characters from a racist  pages from a IHelog  border guard to jeep-driving  psychopaths and finally his  reluctant father, an Iranian plastic surgeon.  Taylor's script is fast-paced,  funny and touching. It is full of  bizarre incidents that can only  happen when you are young and  broke.  His characters, which he performs with deadly accuracy, are  outlandish and endearing. The  director, well known actor and  director Andy Jones (of  CODCO fame), has an incredible sense of whal is funny and  keeps the production witty and  fast-paced.  Taylor appears in "My Three  Dads" for one performance only  al 8 pm. Tickets are limited and  available at Talewind, Coasl  Books, Sayward Books, Roberts  Creek General Store and at the  Arts Centre. Call 885-5412 for  further information.  NOT IXACUY AS SHOWN  9'6" NOTHERN LITE FULL SIZE  Fiberglass Camper- Shower Model   $12,990   FORD PICKUP TRUCK F 250 $14,900  Below the surface of the Vancouver aquarium  KIM MS a*. SAIISa*. SI IAK I  II2", OK KIK.  by Peter Trower  In his dimly-lit tank, the  Vancouver Aquarium's resident  octopus has come to startling  life. Always on our previous  visits, the giant mollusc has lain  barely visible in a corner of his  cramped habitat, quiescent as a  sack of garbage. The fall of  night, however, seems to throw  some switch in him. Now he  flails rubbery tentacles beyond  the glass in a slow whirlwind of  agitation - one of the ocean's  more bizarre denizens in full  creepy flight. It is only one of  many revelations that will  unfold for us this evening.  Once a year, the aquarium  conducts behind-the-scenes  tours for members, On Feb, 22,  Yvonne and I decide to take  advantage of this opportunity to  find out what makes Stanley  "?\   s\  &Ja.      *��;  The magazine for explorers of the Sunshine Coast  ��� 1993 edition ���  Promote your  comnm%  summer event-  in the Soundings  Calendar of Events  All listings must be  submitted by noon,  Thuisday, March 18.  Call Rich, 8866755  Contact Rich Rawling art 8(6-8755 to reserve space  Park's marine facility tick. At 8  thai evening, we gather in the  auditorium with about 60 olher  people, including a number of  kids. A pleasant lady, in charge  of public relations, gives a brief  talk on the aquarium's history,  illustrated by slides. She traces  the development of  the facility from its  humble beginnings  in the '50s to the  state-of-the-art complex it has become  today. The aquarium  is not run by the  City of Vancouver,  but remains a private organization. ____  The lecture over, we  are broken up into groups and  assigned to volunteer guides.  Ours is a pleasant young man  named Mike who works as a  research scientist in his day job.  We are introduced to the athletic octopus and then move on  into the very bowels of the  aquarium - an area that the general public never sees. There is  something eerie about the facility after dark ��� particularly from  this other-side-of-the-mirror  vantage point. It is like descend-  Each species'  nutritional  needs is  carefully  catered to here  ing into some hidden underground bunker, full of highly  classified secrets. The feeling is  not unfounded for the aquarium  is run with almost military precision.  In an immaculate kitchen,  expert dieticians prepare food  daily for a bewil-  ������������ dering variety of  creatures, ranging  from tiny fish such  as the Grunt  Sculpin to the large  aquatic mammals  such as Ihe Orcas  and Belugas. Each  species' nutritional  ^____ needs is carefully  catered to here,  augmented by appropriate vitamins. Their appetites are highly  varied. The daunting Anaconda  in Ihe Amazon exhibit, for  instance, subsists entirely on a  diet of small rodents. Herring  appears to be a staple for many  of the residents and there are  sacks of the fish in large freezers.  Our guide leads us on  through a maze of hitherto  unsuspected passageways and  rooms; subterranean laboratories  Town of  Gibsons  Notice lo all Residents of the Town of Gibsons  Please take note that the Town of Gibsons will be "Street  Sweeping" throughout the entire Town on the evening of .March  15, 1993, starting at 10:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m, March 16, 1993.  If al all possible, please park your vehicle off the street anywhere  there is a curb/gutter and/or sidewalk.  Sony for any inconvenience. Thank you.  Wilbert Fair  SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC WORKS  RECYCLE THIS NEWSPAPER  and cavernous enclaves full of  noisily active filtration machinery. The Belugas require more  attention than most of the other  inhabitants. The water of all the  pocket oceans is changed every  90 minutes but theirs is never  allowed to rise above the freezing point. The perpetually smiling schmoo-like Arctic whales  cannot survive long in higher  temperatures.  Any aquarium is heavily  dependent on a reliable water  supply and the facility's designers have even taken precautions  against natural disasters. Below  Ihe conference room and the  bottom floors of the complex lie  several huge reservoir tanks  containing several million gallons that can be tapped in the  event of an emergency.  Our grand tour takes the bet-  ,, ler part of two hours. Eventually, we arrive back al the ground  level auditorium where we started out. Yvonne and I take our  leave, considerably impressed.  Like the bottom heavy icebergs  of the Beluga's frigid home  waters, there is a lot more below  the surface of the Vancouver  Aquarium than meets the eye.  ontheartsbeat  The next to last film in the  Arts Council's spring series is  Rashomon, the 1950 classic  from Japanese director Akira  Kurosawa. In this work he tells  the lale of an incident from four  different perspectives. As the  stories unfold we see how each  member of the group has a different take on what look place.  Kurosawa explores how illusion versus reality in this  intensely beautiful, impressionist, rendering of a timeless  theme. This film won several  awards on the western market  when it was introduced in 1951.  The acting of its star Toshiro  Mifune gained him an international career. Rashomon will be  shown at the Arts Centre on  Wednesday, March 17 at 8 pm,  admittance is $5.50 at the door.  l  Lv��  :1  Free Help with Your Tax Return  Revenue Canada is opening iree tax clinics in your  area to help you at income tax time. You can drop by  with any questions you may have, or choose from a  variety of forms, guides and pamphlets.  Tax preparation classes are also being offered to help  you learn more about completing your income tax  return. Space is limited, so register early!  Trail Bay Centre  Cowrie Street, Sechelt  March 25 to March 27,1993  Information Booth - During Mall Hours  Tax Preparation Classes - 9:00am to 3:30pm  Class Registration: Call collect 691-4134 Coast News, March 15, 1993  13  sports  Provincial AA action play hits the Coast  by Kyla McDonald  The Sunshine Coast is making personal history, hosting for  the first lime, the provincial  Midget AA championships,  which began Saturday at the  Sechelt arena.  This hockey tournament is  going to be a real challenge for  the Sunshine Coast Blues, but  the players still seem to be optimistic: "Our chances are all  right if the team plays as it  should," says Rob Knowles, the  regular goalie. Knowles won't  be playing because of recent  knee surgery.  The Blues did not qualify for  the provincials Ihis year, but are  attending because they are hosting.  "I look at it as a challenge  for us Id do our best," says Chris  Hahn. "liven though we didn't  qualify, it'll be a good experience."  Hahn is the replacement  goalie, laking over for Knowles  while he is recovering. The  leam, which has a roster of 16  players, practices several times  a week, each practice two hours  long. With the provincials, however, many of the players took  up extra weight room workouts  and aerobics.  The team's coach is John  Sperring, who is much respected  by the players. "He always  .j  :::  1  11  W\m  M  - u  '__< 0^  ^^^H  ���  q      , aJ  T*J  %  ^^^B  ^B  d  W~_d  TfflSk    1^1  <n  __T*,_'_______\  1  urn  Kt9  ^ftr  *aa*ajafafafi    ^^k  W 1          L  _m  *���  ^S?6^  MINOR HOCKEY  ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING  March 31,7 pm  Sunshine Coast Arena  ELECTION OF NEW EXECUTIVE  Awards Night  April 16,7 pm  Chatelech Gymnasium  Sunshine Coast Blues players have been working hard preparing for the provincials. From left,  teammates Jeremy Howden, Chris Murawsky, Rob Knowles and Chris Hahn.    Kyla McDonald photo  works us hard and expects the     upcoming provincials. "We've      siasm and their best effort,  best," said one of the players,  Raymond Etheridge. The players also speak with respect  about their team captain, Chad  LaMarche, calling him a great  leader who comes to every  game with a positive attitude.  LaMarche has been playing  hockey for 13 years and says  that he feels prepared for the  known about the provincials all  year," he said, "and we've been  continually working towards  them."  The Blues played their first  of a minimum five games Sunday at 7:30 am although the  team is injury stricken the players say that they are ready to  meet the tournament with enthu-  I  am looking forward to them,  it'll be a good experience," said  Jeremy Howden, one of the  team's defencemen.  There are 11 teams competing in the tournament.  Kyla McDonald is an Elphinstone Secondary sludent who is  laking part in a work experience  program at the Coast News.  youth soccer final standings  w  PTS  Sechell           15  Roberts Creek 14  Cedar drove   16  Gibsons          IS  12 to IS year olds  9          2          4  7          3          4  5          3          8  4          2          9  20  17  13  10  Robeits Creek 12  Cedar Grove   14  10 to 11 year olds  8          4-  6          5          3  20  17  bridge comer  Gibsons         12  4  4  4  12  Sechelt #1      12  1  3  8  5  Sechelt #2      8  1  2  5  4  8 to 9  year  olds  Sechelt band   16  14  1  1  29  H'moon Bay   15  12  1  2  25  Langdale        16  9  3  4  21  Roberts Creek 16  4  1  11  9  Sechelt           16  3  1  12  7  Gibsons         15  1  1  13  3  by Rudy Notzl  Sunshine Coast Bridge Club Winners:   ,  March I: Marybeth and Monte Marler did it  again winning Ihe game in Gibsons.  Mike and Pay McCarthy in Sechelt  March 3: Tom and Geny Cross  March 4: Joy Wilson and Fay McCarthy  Bidding Messages:  A bid can carry one of three messages: I) it  may be a sign-off bid, 2) an invitational bid, or 3)  a forcing bid (partner is expected to bid again). An  opening bid at one level is invitational.  Partner's response is a forcing bid as respon-  der's strength is unlimited (6-16 HCP). Opener  continues lo describe Ihe hand with only a jump  shift in a new suil as a forcing bid. And responder  decides lhe level of contract and its denomination.  There are so many bidding sequences' that a  partnership cannot discuss them all. That's' ty'fiy' it  is important to have a general understanding of the  bidding messages.  Hands with 22 or more points are opened at two  level and that is forcing for partner to respond  even when holding zero points (by making an  agreed-upon artificial bid).  Opening bids of 2NT or 3NT are invitational  with a specific agreed-upon point range. Opening  bids at three or higher level are invitational giving  a specific description of a hand.  When the opponents bid first, there are two  competitive bids your side can make: 1) an over-  call is an invitational bid, 2) a double is a forcing  bid - partner must respond even with zero points  (by bidding the longest suit).  ,  fl                    m  March 13-20  1  giy*  Sm  Skookumchuck Rapids  Nelson Island  Bull Passage  to malta) bookings  or  lor achaatulaa tntormaUon  v!  883-9907  V  THIS WEEK AT  TRAIL BAY MALL  SECHELT  THURSDAY, FRDAY, SATURDAY  MARCH  18, 19 A 20  iZrT**'**  SPECIAL  % PRICES  mL BAY SPORTS  Trod Avs ��� Cowris St., SscMt ��� II5-MIJ  Itonday to Saturday 9iM - MO,  -������   r. 9:30-9:00  LowraiKt Fndtn  Horizon Dinghies  HighLiner Trailers  Mustang Life Vests  Rods, Reels, & Fishing Accessories  ARRIVALS  FROM AROUND  THE WORLD  I  Clothes  S     Potteiy  __Z       Open Monday -Saturday 10 -5 PM  ��� ���       5729 Cowrie St., Sechelt ��� 885-15460  TAFFY'S  Family Clothing  & Toy Centre  10% OFF FOR ALL SFNIOHS  Msdeira Park Centre  OeU'rTfevWf'i.  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Businesses!  appreciate it when you tell them  you found them in  The Coast News  Swanson's  Ready-Mix Ltd  ���Auounti ,     , Fm ������.  BiftfMJ Iw-iaal  3 Batch PlataVM on I he Sunshine Coast  Ot>sons SechM Pender Harbour  ���ox 178, S417B'tirnetfW.,8eohelt  STK EXCAVATING *5$  & ROAD BUILDING  ��� Land Charing ��� Driftways  ��� Drainage .Landscaping  ��� R*laining Wall*  �� Sand S Gravtl-  ��� Septic Systems �� Ek.  "Quality &  Punctuality"  !886-9020  Trucking Bob Gurney   Excavating  iffliM4&_T*nnu(S  Furnaces. Fireplaces. Hot water Tanks.  QUALIFIED DEALER ��� NATURAL GAS INSTALLATIONS  CallN0WlM-7.lt  V Showroom.- <;* Poynt Rd. Gibson*. j  sixnii iiiki im act:  & GAS CENTRE  ��� Ci: ��� Wootl   ��� Cooksluvi", ��� Z���> CIimmisc  ��� All Vrntmg Systems ��� CimaJfWa' S.ttf'S a^ iir.t.aff.itit  ��� Qi,.iM:,i, Dc.ila'/ ��� OiMnt, 7,-chmciMK ���  silt mm ��>M x it \m I it >i /.si  .#.  * f   ll faai. 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FT.  0420 14.1  20 1025 8.3  SA 1550 12.4  2210 5.7  REFERENCE: Point Atkinson  Pacific Standard Time  WED TIME HT.FT.  t?*-5*?^  THURSmME. HT.FT  0235 14.0  17   0825 10.6  WE   1230 11.8  1945 5.1  SUM TME HT FT  0320 14.1  18  0915 9.9  TH   1355 11.8  2040 5.2  Tide Tables Courtesy of  Esqmgji  Home loan insurance  helps Canadians make  first home purchase  sff-^H^-sA  The Weekender...  Your  community  newspaper  In one year, 68,806 Canadian  households have used the First  Home Loan Insurance program  to purchase their first house,  with a downpayment as low as  five per cent, Elmer MacKay  minister responsible for Canada  Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) announced recently.  As of January 31, 1993,  $6.33 billion of loans have been  insured by CMHC under this  program since its launch last  February. This represents 33 per  cent of CMHC's total homeowner insured loans in this period.  "The response has been overwhelming," said MacKay in a  press release.  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Businesses  appreciate it when you tell them  you found them in  k    The Coast News    j  /  ��^^g  ^Shipshape Props  MATi>Mmuni-ePMn8asEnvKE  ���WW shape ssjwicr  Omit Bally, PreorMar  PM:SSMJ7S(Bua.)  SSS-M10(Raa.)  R.R. 1, Mason Road  Sachem. B.C.  VON SAO _  STIHL  Chainsaws & Trimmers  consumers targeted under First  Home Loan Insurance program  have in fact been reached. They  are mostly young couples who  lacked sufficient downpayment  to buy a home but who could  carry a mortgage.  The housing debt load of  home buyers under the insurance plan is 24 per cent and is  virtually the same as for other  CMHC clients who pay higher  downpayments.  The average house price  under the program is $97,300 as  ofJanuaiy31,1993.  The low debt service ratio  and reasonable house prices  indicate first time home buyers  are indeed realistic about the  level of housing they can afford  and the mortgage they can cany.  SPCA news  This six-month-old female tabby cross Is as sweet as can be  The SPCA has several cats and dogs with a critical need for  good homes. To view any of these fine animals, caH 885-4771.  5 YEARS AGO  The raging blaze that  engulfed Anderson Realty and  three other businesses last Friday morning in Sechelt was  attended by three fire departments, whose volunteers  worked through the early morning and the following day.  The SCRD has agreed to  bring charges against Wood  Bay Salmon Farm after continuing complaints by residents in  the area.  Under Bylaw 264 Wood Bay  is not allowed to process fish  that have not been on their farm  for a minimum of 90 days.  lOYEiVRSAGO  Offering a forthright assessment of the financial position of  the Canadian Forest Products  pulp operation at Port Mellon,  mill manager Harry Cargo and  technical superintendent Don  Stuart sought regional board  support last week, for the mill's  request for a ministerial vari-  i ance order for pollution control  st^i^K^^nf^V  Having spent $21 million  since 1977 on pollution control,  the mill is asking for a two year  delay in implementing two further pollution control projects,  one a vent stack scrubber and  the other, a recovery particulate  control.  15 YEARS AGO  Police in Gibsons request  that the public take the time to  lock their vehicles.  In the past week two cars  were reported stolen. This  brings the total for this year up  to twelve.  20 YEARS AGO  Open warfare has been  declared on roaming dogs that  hunt and kill deer.  An advertisement to this  effect appears on an inside page  in which the director of the fish  and wildlife branch of the  Department of Recreation and  Conservation lays down the rule  that any dog found running at  large and harassing deer will be  destroyed.  25 YEARS AGO  A letter from a cable TV  organization seeking a permit to  explore the area to see what  commercial aspect it had for it  drew the question from Sechelt  councillor Morgan Thompson  as to why it did not come before  council.  The clerk assured Ihe councillor that the mailer was being  held in abeyance until Gibsons  Council received legal advice  on the matter.  30 YEARS AGO  Building permits valued at  $51,000 were issued at Tuesday  night's meeting of Gibsons village council covering four new  homes for Gibsons.  One was for $16,000; two  for $12,000; and another for  $11,000.  35 YEARS AGO  The heavy snowfall on the  hills last week piovided needed  covering for the fast deteriorating ski slope.  However, it also covered the  road to a low level and made it  necessary for club enthusiasts to  ski four miles from the cars to  the club cabin.  40 YEARS AGO  The Elphinstone Cougars,  the school's senior basketball  team, have high hopes of bringing some glory to the team and  school this weekend when they  play a four team round robin  series to try to gain entry into  the BC High School Tournament at UBC.  45 YEARS AGO  Residents of Sechelt, Selma  Park and Davis Bay thoroughly  discussed the proposed plan to  incorporate Sechelt at a mass  meeting at the legion hall last  Friday night.  Ready for Spring?  We may have just the thing  $tv*t  ^Thrifty*  HELP THE  Donations    8M-2488 or Bo�� 5M  CHANNEL ELEVEN  Tuesday to Thursday,  March 16,17 and 18,  at 6 pm every evening  Midget Hockey  "AA" Provincial Championships  A selection of games from these  tliree days of the provincial championships,  being held this year at the Sechelt Arena.  This is serious hockey for the eleven teams  from around the province that will battle  for top spot in the "AA" Midget .League (16  and 17-year-old players).  Mike Gaudet calls the plays with a  selection of guest colour commentators.  Watch the schedule next week for  the Tuesday cablecast, featuring the final two  games of the tournament.  CLIP & SAVE  JO bc ferries Schedule  HORSESHOE BAY - LANGDALE  LsavtLangdala Lssvs Horseshos Bay  620 am       4:30 pm  8:30 6:30  10:30 8:20 M  12:26 pmM  2:30  EARLS COVE  Leavs Earls Cove  6:40 am       4:30 pm  :20 6:30  10:30 8:30  12:25 pmM   10:20 M  SALTERY BAY  Leave Saltery Bay  5:45 am    3:30 pm  For DIPENDABU Service  Buying or Selling - CALL  The TOP PRODUCERS on the Coast!  885-3295 or Vancouver Toll Free 681-7931  _m 16  Coast News, March 8, 1993  Take Advantage of our Nezv Classified Ad Special  Rzirt yottr classified ad 6 times  arret pay for only 2 times!  Coast News (Monday  Classified Deadline:  NOON FRIDAY  *m**P Gibsons &  Sechelt Offices  $155.000.1108 Chaster Road.  '01. ��13cn  tans lot dOM lo Sechelt on Hwy.  101. flSaTOTMble price. 885-0679  MS. #1301  View lot on Greenbelt, underground seivices, quiet cul-de-sac,  Central Gibsons, $75,000 OBO.  B8&8B59. ��l3cn  FOR SALE  BY OWNER  Neonex Imperial 14x70 mobile  home. Bright, spacious layout,  excellent condition, very clean,  newly painled 5 renovated featuring stucco ceiling with cedar  beams in living room, white walls.  4Xaq.lt. deck. Excellent location.  dOM to terry, in Comeau Trailer  Patk ��2,1416 North Road. Gibsons. Pad rent $195. 686-8095.  $39,900. TFNs  NATIONAL  NRS GIBSONS REALTY LTD.  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Homes &  Property  a^SOO aq. IL, 3 txlrm home dose to  One acre in peacelul lower  school, Ml basement, 1 3/4 bath,  Roberts Creek. Partially cleared  with nice trees. Exceptional property at the end of the road.  $135,000,666-7372. ss  752 Hwy. 101.50x268 lot. 3 bdrm.  older house, $165,000.966-9049  TOPSOIL  Screened top soil at reasonable  rate. W.D. Excavating. 666-9764  or cell. 11-220-1526 TFNs  Homes. Waterlront a Investment  Properties. Nick Proach 583-  7653,885-6340. Valley Pacific  Rlty TFN  Pender Haibour - level easy bulk)  lot ir Garden Bay. Lake view, septic, watei, dtiveway complete.  Dnve by at lot 50, Haiboui Peak  Dr., $55,000.883-2667. ss  ANDERSON REALTY  ��� RecmtfaM* Retirement  FREE  CATALOGUE  5686 Cowrie St.. Box 1219  Saacrvall. BC.. VON 3A0  aas-3211 fax aas-aeee  Van. Toll Fisssaeaavanie  Small oldei home Gibsons, view  lot. sewer, water Eves. 666-8201,  days 886-8233. 112*  rwutmaoF  Burma OR SELLING?  Cutmav N0"*  **-Xi^521    ���Ht\E_L  -__ ***"��� Sua: SSfrSIM  JSUfSt "aa: asa-SlTS  Wanted: 3 bdrm lamily home in or  close to Sechelt, $130,000 to  $160,000,885-7861. 11101  W^T"  GARY WHITE  886-8107* 1-351-4390  48' x 330' (X prime low bank watertront in Gibsons Harbour near  Gibsons Marina. House needs  repair but could be lixed up for  recreational or rental use. Property zoned Tounst Commercial (C-2).  Double gaiage plus storage shed.  $189,500. Phone Jennifer 1-669-  7070. ss  BRIAN ft ANNE PARKER  We have purchase,is for  Sunshine Const Properties.Your  buyer it likely in Greater  Vnncoi^w ar east anti south.  We'lfMyeurbuyarl  See our marketing plan and get  us working ter yoaj.  ���ej*i-eZJ-SI1e/MS-2M7|ls*i.|  SUTTON GROUP  SENTINEL REALTY  Land or house to buy on Coast by  employed local family. Require  creative financing, i.e. lease  option, work trade, owner financing, strata title, etc. 885-3192.  ��12cn  N/marina, p/view, income, private,  $156,000,686-7400. If12w  2 bdrm. townhouse w/lott, lenced  backyard. Across Irom Porpoise  Bay Whart. $118,000.865-6430.  ���12w  -THE COAST CONNECTWH*  P���nr.ttr<, J Nelson &  D Callingham aisale you to call ui  to cases* our Real F state  Piaannang Service. We otter  protesaunal personal service  wortajng tor your beat interest.  Call Desna at asrsaJSS  or John at S1S-S77J  Office SSM2K)  QnAuy.  21  Garfield: Diana and Robyn are  nappy to announce the arrival of  Rebecca Katherine Kelly, bom x  February 12. 1993, weighing 6  pounds, 14 ounces. Thanks to Dr.  Farrer and St. Mary's staff lor their  support and care. men  CONGRATULATIONS, BONNE,  on surviving the birth ol your  Scrtaming Big  I pound, 151/2 ounce Boy,  JOHN  'The Coast News'  3 Obituaries  I ILLUSION 1  Ptannlng a Special Occasion?  Illusions Restaurant has tull  facilities for large or small  groups. Banquet or  a-la-carte menu available.  For more inlormation call  865-0900.  COUNSELLING  lor individuals, couples a families.  Call Mary Lang (R.S.W., M.S.W.).  8864916. men  C.AM.E.O. Singles Club - dinners  - dancing - line dancing ��� crib - luncheons - hikes. 886-3354 or 885-  9968. Hen  Taking an ah course? We have the  largest supply ol art supplies on  the Sunshine Coast. Show Piece  Gallery 886-9213. I12w  Happy Birthday toy,  Single 38 yr. old male, emotionally  and financially secure, fond of children , would like to meet the right  lady for a permanent relationship  Send recent photo and phone ��to  Box 389, c/o Box 460, Coast  News, Gibsons, BC VON 1V0.  #13*  Pottery Clearance Sale - Sat.,  Mar. 20,10-3, spring clearance  reductions off all '92 stock (raku  and stoneware) For inquiries 886-  3265.812 Fisher Rd., Granthams.  mw  Intra Travel, Conchlta Designs  and Royal Cruise Line presents  'Mediterranean Romance" cruise  and fashion show Sal., April 3,1-  4pm at Illusions Restaurant. Tickets $5 al 885-5865. *13w  Attention: All past, present and  luture herbal weight loss customers. We are having a sale. Now  you can lose pounds and inches,  have more energy and save  money tool Reg. price $5t.607sel.  Sale price $48/set. Prices in effect  while present stock lasts. Call Deb-  bie886-2238. #13cn  BROOKS & MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD. I  Benjamin Moore Paints  Environment  mendy feints  in All Colours al  JL  thenemlxiw        ���'[.'<  ��l  including Green ���  SECHELT  A Bus 885-29231  Res 885-5058  TAIT: George William Campbell  passed away on March 9,1993.  Survived by his children Elizabeth,  Dorttty, Douglas and David; nine  grandclirdren and six gretd-grand-  children. Campbell will be deeply  missed and always remembered.  A memorial service will be held al  a later date. men  BiVQNP  WRSFHiX  ^p   tar<aW*0e.r  PROMOS  . (ar AU YOUI) GRAPHIC NEEDS  CAU-885-0244  SPCA SPAYING PROGRAM  Contact Then 1 Now Furniture,  699 Highway 101, Gibsons. 886-  47l6oiMaHee Fashions.    NC  8 yr. old Anglo-Arab mare. Good  with children, $1500 OBO. 885-  3259 alt. 5pm. ��13w  HULLABALOO creative work-  Do9 obedience classes begin In  shops lor children. March IB-Gib-  W at "fl118 l(e���w->- Call 886-  sons; March 19-Sechelt. During  8568 to register TFN  Spnng Breakl Pop-up cards, T-  shirt ah, animal masks and stamp  n painl. Only $6 per child. Call  885-6203 lo register.        I12w  March 20421, 9am-3pm, moving  sale. Antiques J Electables, etc.  5130 Chapman Rd., comer ol Laurel , Davis Bay. ��tiw  Huge gaiage sale indoors! Many  many items! Phone or come by  9am-3pm, Sat&Sun only, 7668  Lohn Rd. or 1-650-1212 local number, men  6176 Gale Ave. S., Sechelt, 9am-  5pm, March 13&14, March 26827.  *13w  IHE ROCKWOOD CENTRE  a-tnnual  Childrens Fair  MitiTaaiinmi'M & Fun  Wednesday 4 Thursday  Ma.rilil7.h4.l8.il  11-3  Piano tuner selling pianos from  $1250, delivered and tuned. 883-  2329.  ���12w  Piano Tuning  m     ��� repairs  _____ ' W**��l��  Kan Dalgleish  886-2843  HULLABALOO Fun to go offers  birthday parties with lace painting,  workshop and deluxe goody bag.  In your home. Call 685-6203 lo  boos yours today! ��12w  CouisExchange Liaison:  Aijou 886-0347  Buy/Sell used Open Learning  Agency course materials. Now  available PSYC-446.        ��12w  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  885-7883,24 hou, line.      TFN  Does someone in your lamily have  a drinking problem? Call Al-Anon  886-9903, 885-7484, 866-9059.  Al-Ateen 886-2565 or 885-7484.  OCEANVIEW  Bootttlll Ranch R.V. PARK  Opening this spring. Call now to  reserve your space! Long term and  shod term rales available. Phone  886-9784 for more information or  cell! 1-220-1526. TFNs  Taking an art class? We have the  largest selection of art supplies in  stock on the Sunshine Coast.  Show Piece Gallery, 260 Gowei  Pt. Rd��� Gibsons. 686-9213. Hlw  Certification Course tor Transport ot Dangerous Goods. Powell River and Gibsons area, April  14 115. Reservations and info:  604-520-0295. #13cn  Hospital Employees' Union of St.  Mary's challenges other unions,  management and communily  groups to match or beat $500- lo  Somalia Bound Assoc, c/o Bank of  Montreal Box 100 Sechelt. B.C.  mw  PSYCHIC READINGS  Kalawna 886-0948, leave message please. ��12w  PRIVATE TUITION  Experienced fully qualified teacher  available. Seniors exam preparation techniques. Elementary stu-  dents ��� all subieds 886-8468  I12w  Welcome Beach Hall lot tent,  receptions, socials, meetings, etc.  Kilchen facilities. 885-4590. 885-  9855. H2w  We buy beer bottles and beer  cans, paying 80 C/doz. 866-6039.  TFN  COOL RUNNINGS  One ton truck available lor hauling,  rubbish removal, moving, yard  maintenance, rototilling. odd |Obs.  885-3917. TFNs  RELEASE WORK - Quickly easily  let go guilt, anger, sadness!  Release past traumas and stress.  As you do tlte, your joy and confidence will grow. See Shawani  Campbell Star at the Healing Arts  Fair, Rockwood, Feb. 27 or call  Crystal Serendipity 885-8615 or  885-3568. ��l1cn  Adult children of Alcoholics oi dysfunctional families please call 886-  3849 or 865-4622 for help.    NC  HALFMOON CYCLE 2-whesl  drive, mountain bikes, sales and  seivice, Shimano parts Head bicycles, balance bicycles, all bicycles.  Priced between S160. to $700.  8854299. Fawn Rd. Market .ai tw  PB female Shepherd, w/papers, 1  yr., $350.686-7668. ��12w  Ferret w/cage, $60.8864613.  " H2w  PB Shepherd/Akifa X puppies,  $125,886-7668. I12cn  BARREL RACE I GAMES  SUNDAY. APRIL 4/93  12 Noon  Clinic ��� March 13 S 14,10 am-3  pm, Barrel Race, CaH Tying, Pole  Bending. Phone 686-2205. ��11cn  ( ATZ &  IMWC.S  MS ,-()(>(,|  FAIRWAY STABLES  English Riding Lessons  Ei-rjerienced certified, CEF instructor. Ages 6-adult (you're never too  old). Beginner to intermediate riders welcome. Also boarding avail.  Indoor/outdoor 12x12 stalls, riding  ring. Call Leslie 885-5423. men  Breech boar for stud. 885-5466.  #11cn  African Pigmy goals. Does, bucks,  kids. Excel, pets and bush dear-  ing.683-2990    ss  UPGRADE your overseas adventures and SAVE $$$$ with our  Information and Travel Planning  Packages. Phone Chris, GREAT  CIRCLE TRAVEL, 88!>8933.l12w  Manyjtems of jewellery and Items  ol much sentimental value: Items  include: blue lapis choker, cultured  pearls, petite point on gold chain _  earrings, various chokers, cameo,  antique aluminum tea pot. If you  have seen any of these items call,  8864225. I11w  Single key on dogwood keychain-  retum to coast news. Reward.  Hlw  On Hillcrest, pair of tinted prescription glasses, men's. 6864640.  men  Dark khaki knapsack contains  workers gear - at Community Services, 5638 Inlet Ave., Sechelt.  885-5881. #12w\  Approx. 2 month old puppy - Davis  Bay area. You describe. 883-1181.  mw  Small amount of money In Trail  Bay Mall. 8854804.        men  Two porcelain dolls on Fisher Rd.,  Sun., Feb. 26 at 9pm. 886-7701.  I12cn  Pensionei wants 8 HP oulboaid  motor. Have 3 HP to trade. Call c/o  885-9322 or 885-6422 evenings  886-2592. ��14cn  People using prof, movers 8 have  had Ihings go astray please write  to Box 1271 Gibsons, or call 686-  4225. mw  Wanted to buy - Microsoft Word  version four manual. 865-2416  eves. ff12w  Worried Free - or at little cost ��� 1 -  20 tl Sea Container for shipping  books and supplies to an orphans  school in Uganda, Africa. The container will then become a library or  classroom at Ihe school. We are  collecting books S supplies to llll  the container on the SC. Please  call me if you have a container or  know where one is. Carol Fisher  865-7293, FAX 885-4813, or  Norma Hodge 8864641. Thank  you everyone who has called for  your help. #12oi  Approx 14 It. boat motor I trailer  reasonable. 885-6440      mw  Alder ��� selective logging improves  your stand and pays. Windfall  Resources. 865-7518.       ��11w  .Carpet laying tools. 686-2688.  #11w  New or used building lumber,  rough cut okay. 8864679. ��13w  Set of captain chairs with wooden  spindle backs. Solid oak table.  White Iridge/freezer and stove,  pair of French doors. 886-8836.SS  Boat - preferably old row boal (or  canoe) with character lhat floats.  Must be inexpensive, we're broke.  Call 886-7355 lv. mess.     TFNs  Printer lor Mac computer (reasonable) 886-2622 (ask for Sue)TFNs  Used oil furnace. 886-9587. TFN  Boat trailer for 12-14 tt. boat. 1-  9260366. ��13w  Quality clothes dryer, good cond.  685-7076. ��12cn  Viking 30' stove, good cond.,  $100.886-2165 aft. 4pm.   ��13w  Admiral sell-clean stove, $300.  885-7990 or 886-0440 (bus).  #12cn  Freezer ��� apartment size, $150.  Arthur 885-9859. ��12cn  Quality built recond. fridges,  stoves, washers, dryers, dishwashers, freezers. 90 days to 2 years  warranty. Also service and repairs  to all major appliances. Phone  Norseman Bjorn 885-7897.  ���12w  Will buy non-working or used appliances. Phone Bjom 885-7897.  ���12w  Bdim suite, solid pine, 5 pieces, 1  yi old. Cosl $2000. Must sell $950.  883-2754. ��13cn  Sewing machine, dining room set,  coffee/end tables, kitchen  table/chairs, rockets. TV, manual  typewriter, kiln, skis/poles,  barstoois, waletbed, vanity with  mirror, lamps. Come and see us at  1023 Venture Way.  OPEN 84:30 TUES.-SAT.  GIBSONS U-LOCK  Two Himalayan Persian adult fern,  cats, spayed, very obedient and  veiy affectionate to good home.  886-2681. men  TROPICAL FISH  Free lish when buying others. 25c  and up. 886-9690. ��13cn  Somalia Bound Assoc. Help Dr.  Paelkau lake medical supplies  directly lo Somalia. Donalions can  be mailed or left at Sechelt or Gibsons Bank ol Montreal,     mw  'COMPLIMENTARY FACIAL'  Personallted skin care program  customized lot youi skin type. Dei-  matologist- lasted. Call today foi a  fiee consultation. Gloria Fritz,  independettt Maty Kay beauty consultant. 885-5715 I11w  Sal., Feb. 27, Sat., Mar. 6 and  Mar. 13,10am. Giant sale including new Items weekly. Crucil k  Hwy. 101. (11101  Sat., April 10, miscellaneous  household Items, craft t bake  sale, 13109 Claydon Rd., Garden  Bay. 683-2196, come lor coffee.  ��13w  Sat., March 27,10am, 5670 Trident (off Whart and E. Porpoise  BayRds.) ��12w  Dock sale al Gibsons Marina.  Good variety of marine 4 household Items. Sat, March 20,10-.  Interested in table space? Call  8864S24. Everyone welcome.  mw  3964 Jack Rd., Wilson Creek, Mar.  20121, 8:30-2pm. Appis., beds,  car parts, boal parts, lots of other  r/��dies. Rain or thine.     mw  Roberts Creek WlkHtower Farm  Create your own wildflower garden  oi meadow. Fiee inlormational  video and a wide variety ol seeds  lo choose fiom. Bulk prices on  large orders. Order your wildflower  seeds now for planting April 15 -  May 15.886-7372. #13cn  Perennials  Huge Selection  Low Prices  Melville Cottage Gardens  1685 Tyson, Sechelt  Wed. to Sun. 9 am to 5 pm  Closed Mon. & Tues.  Ninth off IHI Mw*tn Brosmlnl 6 Md  Rhododendrons t Aialeas  Same low price $3.50-$10. No  GST. Large selection. Roberts  Creek Nursery, 2569 Lower Road.  886-2062. ��13w  Mac style writer ink jet printer, like  new, 5 mo. old, $350.885-7143.  ��13w  Rototiller 3.5 HP Bolen, $200;  Flymo lawnmower 18", $125;  Scolls fertilizer spreader, $40;  hand lawn mower, Craftsman, $40;  aluminum extension ladder, 32 ft.,  $100,885-7813. ��13w  White sheers, lloor length, pinch  pleated, $250; ecru sheers, floor  length, pinch pleated, $250. 885-  7813. #13w  ROYAL ALBERT CHINA  and  ROYAL DOULTON  FIGURINES  at competitive prices.  Exclusive Dealer  SECHELT HARDWARE  aas-2171  Open 7 days a waak  CONSIGNMENTS WELCOME  ���13w  Household lurniture, good cond.,  open to reasonable offers. 885-  2093 or 885-5009. ��12w  Queen size boxspring/mattress  with brass foot and headboard.  Excellent condition. 886-7075.  I13cn  Cheslerlield and chair sel, $100.  886-7774. men  Bedroom suite, 6' triple dresser, 5'  mirror, chest drawers; 2 end  tables; padded 6 dtwr. bed/comp.  mattress, cheap! Coffee table; 2  smoky glass lamps; 14x15 carpet;  Chevy van, bucket seats like new.  Bargain prices. 685-7244.   ��12w  Two love seats, autumn floral  colours, $250 OBO. 886-8291.  ���1'2w  6 pc. Ratten Glass top dinette  suite. $675.883-9203.      mw  Great present-antique Dutch wall  clock, copper face and weights,  sun and moon plates, $600. 886-  7X7. ss  Kroehler, solid maple bedroom  ste., dbl. mattress with head 1  footboards, 6 dwr. dresser/mirror,  night table, $500.866-0066.H2cn  Kingsize mattress & boxspring, gd.  cond., $350 OBO. 885-3782.  #12cn  Kenmore 40 gal. gas hot water  tank, near new, $50; Airco gas furnace, $250 or $ 275 for both.  886-8271. ��13w  Cozy Comfort wood slove, big box,  $200 OBO. 685-3059 att. 6pm.  I13w  Word processor Olivetti ETV 2700  single drive uses 3 1/2' (loppy  discs with a 64 KB user memory.  Very easy to learn. Exc. cond.,  $700.885-5955. ��13w  30 ft. trusses w/certificaie, J2pcs.,  great for bam or work*op,*1700  new, $900 OBO. 885-9658. H3w  rnrfs\  .After Invantory  All In-Stock  Wall Coverings  up to 75% off.  886-8103  Kitchen table, 4 chairs, good cond.  $60; answering machine, $40;  Winchester 30-30, $150: alum, ladder 24', 2-section, $80; step ladder, 6', $20; baby crib, toys, $100;  baby car seat, $40.883-2754.  ���13cn  Matching British India carpets,  9x12' and 6'xlO', carved imperial  Kashmir plain gold colour, excel,  cond.$1750.685-7813.    #13cn  Truck canopy lor S10 Chev. length  7 tt, c/w sturdy boat rack. 883-  9968. #13cn  Compact oak computer table. As  new, $100.886-2673.       H3cn  Household effects - good quality,  near new. Not a garage sale. 685-  2093 or 865-5009. Unique items.  ���13en  Simplicity Rototiller, Briggs and  Stratton, $325; large size Sears  shower, best offer. 883-2250.nl 1w  Golf clubs, men's, $150; synth,  $200; Holland Atari compatable  sequencer module, $250; rowing  machine, $60.686-7584.   *13cn  30 It. bus converted to mobile  kilchen, compiele with stove,  Iridge, freezer and utensils. Pertect  for (sirs or contract work up to 50  people. $3500. 886-8015 early  eve. H3cn  Tradesman's truck canopy for  import size P/U. Sliding access  doors, shelving and ladder rack.  $500080.886-3231.      H3cn  Bob Cat trailer, exc. cond., $2500  OBO. 885-2774. #13w  SCREENED TOPSOIL-GRAVELS  Fill sand big or small loads. Doug  885-5070. ��13w  Universal home gym. Solid construction. Padded bench. All  attachments, $400.886-8400.  I13w  Astronomer's delight - Tasco telescope up to 400X 60mm, $200  lirm. 885-0269. I13w  Beautilul long string of amber  beads, $200 OBO. 886-8370 aft.  6pm. ��11w  GARDENERS: rabbit and chicken  manure by the bag. 886-7859.  11301  10x16 sundeck, $550; and an 8x12  mobile addilion, wired, plumbed  and insulated, compiele with covered porch and stairs, $900. Both  near new and sailing for costs of  materials. OBO. 886-9649. ��l3cn  19' Mast etc. All brass fittings salt  suitable loi 12-14'boat. $125.  686-2127. Hlw  Kerosun 40 portable heatei, new,  $100,885-5274. H2w  Near new 12 string guitar I case,  $100; Filter Queen vac, as new,  paid $1300, sell $500; girts 12'  wheel bike, good oond., $25.885-  3772. H2w  Hoppy's Quality Mushroom  Manure, Baik Mulch, Screened. 11  yrs. continuous seivice. 685-2592,  8850821. H2w  Mahogany entertainment centie;  Iridge; 2 VW Dune buggies; Sea-  dx; Conor parrot Must sail ��� moving. 685-5443. H3w  18'x32' above ground swimming  pool. Total pkg., $1500.886-9261.  H2w  McLatey Princess antique wood  cook stove, beige with Hack trim,  $895 OBO; canopy lor lull size  P/U, $40; hide-a-bed, $100.886-  4592. TFN  ���  ���      -      -      - - -- Coast News, March 15, 1993  17  Take Advantage of our Nezv 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  21. For Sale  Complete gas welding equipment,  $95; complete Arc welding equipment 295 amp, $125; 7 HP gas  engine, $80.885-5274.     H2w  1-501 recurve bow, new, $50; 1-  30-06 lull slock Springfield, $75.  886-7521. #12w  LOOKING  FOR  SPECIAL  HELP?  NORTH  VANCOUVER  ���  CAMPBELL  RIVER  ���  MERRIT  $195  IT PAYS  TO SPREAD  THE WORD  Moving: Musi Sell! 25' libreglass  catamaran houseboat, motor  needs work, $2500; 2-170 cu. In.  X100 HP Ford inboards, comp.  with 2 Eton legs, $750; libreglass  hot tub, new thermostat, 4 jets,  $1800; Brunswick pool table,  4'x6'x1' two sets balls 1 acces.,  exc. cond., will deliver I sel up,  $2000; one 6,000 Ib. Warn winch,  comp. with chiome bumpei t  remote, $750; 1981 Honda 900  CB, custom, exc. cond., 30,000  kms., $1550.885-1190.     H2w  FIREWOOD  Full cords. We deliver! 886-9674.  #12w  Antique mahogany armoir with  oval minor on door, $650. 886-  8490. H3w  Filler Queen vacuum like new,  $200; Tasco prof, microscope,  $75; gas BBQ, exc. cond., $75;  Sony reel to reel tape deck, as  new, $40; portable base board  heater, $25.886-8196.     Hlcn  Bees, 2 hives, equipment plus  extractor. 683-9766. H3w  2 males beds, 1 with mattress.  $150 and $175, or trade tor bunk-  bed. 686-2616. Hlw  Cedar 2x6 (.8) tongue/groove  used, 66 cents/tl 886-7400. ��11w  Walrus tusk carving. 885-5586.  Hlw  HP BCS diesel rototiller w/power  takeoff -plus 26' and 16' tillers,  extras, $1100.885-7020.    Hlw  Cold storage unil 7'x8' (Walkin)  has Ireezer compartment, 2 compressors, etc. To be removed Irom  house. Vou take away, $600.886-  9587. Hlw  Domestic aulo. sewing machine in  Queen Anne cabinet, $175;  Lowrey 'Magic Genie' chord organ,  $500; G.E. radio/record player in  cabinet, $50; countertop  microwave, 1.3 cu. It. Tappair,  $50,886-2960. H2cn  Vermont castings free standing  fireplace, dark brown enamel  comp. with firescreen, like new,  $1400.885-4588. ��12cn  8 HP roto-hoe with 'A' attachment,  $500 firm, exc. cond. 885-5558.  #1201  Lowrey organ, model E100, $500;  14' libreglass boal, $250 as is;  Rdiaway cot, $30.885-5772.  H1cn  Framed Batsman Prints The Air,  The Forest, The Watch, $1100.  Endangered Species - Grizzly,  Royal Edition, $1300; Siberian  Tiger, $700; Private sale ��� no GST.  885-087601885-4660.      H1cn  Pentax Zoom 105. Awesomely  automatic camera. Special features, $300.886-4692.     #1101  1991 Norco Kokanee Mtn. bike,  16' frame, good shape, $275  OBO. 886-3575. Hlcn  Dark walnut china cabinet, $300;  45x60 dining table _ 6 chaiis,  $300; 2 shell units (book), $50 ea.;  Lazy boy chair, $75; collee & 2  end tables, $75. offers. 8864979.  11 ten  11 square of 24' handsplit shakes.  885-5466. alien  Shower door kit lor 5' bathtub, 2  heavy-duty tractor tires, $75 OBO;  3 car tires, various sizes; older  Iridge _ stove - white, gd. cond.,  $100. 8864836. alien  30' dlx. electric range, sell-clean,  $145; elec. broom, like new, $35;  new bunk beds, while, $365; lawn  mower with bagger, $135. 886-  8487. #1101  FOR SALE  BY OWNER  Neonex Imperial 14x70 mobile  home. Bright, spacious layout,  excellent condition, very clean,  newly painted 5 renovated featuring stucco celling with cedar  beams in living room, white walls,  400 sq. It. deck. Excellent location,  close to ferry, In Comeau Trailer  Park #22,1416 North Road, Gibsons. Pad rent $195. 686-6095.  $39,900. TFNs  Cupboard, charming shaker style,,  solid pine, unfinished, $450. 886-  9665. TFNs  HYDRO POLES  BC Hydro approved, all sizes. Call  W.D. Excavating for inlormation.  886-9764 or cell 1-220-1526.  TFNs  1992 BRC Switchback 21 sp.  mountain bike, pearl white, 26x20  In exc. cond., $400 OBO. 886-  8095. TFNs  Children's picnic table, $23; cedar  wheeibanow planters, $8 and $18.  895-3285. ss  TOPSOIL  Screened top soil at reasonable  rates. W.D. Excavating, 886-9764  or cell. #1-220-1526.        TFNs  SUNCO  fiKMiftVlHf  "JALS  Door. / Windows / lighting  Plumbing / Kitchen & Saltsraaom  Fixtures etc...  VISIT OUt. STOM OH GUI  ���������-���������*  5633 Wharf Rd., Sechell  RECYCLE *. SAVE  '86 Woodmizer 40HD bandsaw  mill. Trailer pkg - 550 hrs, lap siding attach., carriage cover, auto  grinder, tooth seller, misc. spare  parts. $22,000 OBO. 886-3001 ss  Ladies ski boots, 896-3457.    ss  Wanted: Printer for Mac computer  (reasonable) 886-2622 (Ask for  Sue) TFNs  Airco Gas furnace Good cond.  $315 885-3276 SS  Children's picnic table, $23; cedar  wheelbarrow planter $6 and $16.  885-3265. ss  AGED HORSE MANURE  $20 pickup load or 2 loads/$30.  Roberts Creek 665-9969.    TFN  Super-8 or regular-8 movie camera and projector, also screen tripod and light, $125.866-9420.  TFN  CEDAR SHAKES SLUMBER, any  size. Will cuslom cul. 865-2138  or 885-5601. TFN  GOOD HAY  SaS.OvVBale Delivered  Straw iSXIM*  Call Between 12-1pm  8(5-9357  TFN  1980 Mustang aulo, 6 cyl., hatchback, runs ok. $650 OBO. 886-  9511 #13cn  1987 Buck Skyhawk LTD. Excellent condilion, one woman ownei,  non smoker, immaculale, sunroof,  AM/FM cassette, 67,000 km. Call  886-4908. $7000 OBO.      #TFN  '90 Ford Escort LX, 5 spd.,  AM/FM, A/C, 2 yr. wly., exc. cond.  $6000. Phone 886X1389.   ��13cn  1981 Buick sta. wagon. $600.  886-7112. ��11w  1967 Honda Accord auto/air, fully  loaded, musl see, $9000. 885-  6405. ��12w  1977 blue Plymouth station  wagon. Looks and runs good,  $350:1972 Westlalia Van, rusty  and damaged sliding door, $500.  011866-3411. #12w  1979-2 dr. Ford LTD Landeau, 351  aulo., lully loaded, one owner.  $1900 OBO. 685-4750.      #12w  '81 Datsun, 200SX pwr. windows,  stereo, auto., PS/PB, $1200 OBO.  8664244. ss  Yellow 74 Triumph Spitfire, 1500  convertible, $3800 OBO. 885-  2444. #13w  '81 Toyota Corolla SW, auto., rusl  Iree, exc. cond., $2300.665-7143.  #13w  1967 Chev Sprint, 2 dr., 5 sp., new  biakes, exhaust, etc., $3000 OBO.  885-3259 alt. 5pm. H3w  1985 Hyundai Pony, 4 dr., aulo.,  AM/FM cass., needs work, $500  OBO. 885-3259 aft. 5pm.   H3w  1982 Honda Accord LX, 4 dr.,  auto., 13,000 kms, AM/FM cass.,  sunrool, lady driven, good cond.,  $2700.885-3114. #13w  '69 Camaro, black on blk., 327 V8  auto., dlx. interior, best offer. 886-  6244 aft. 5pm. ss  1976 B200 Dodge van, runs well,  $1100.683-2297. #1201  1962 Cavelier, 4 sp., clean solid  car, reliable transport. $1000.885-  2948. ss  1978 Mercedez 280SE, silver classic. $6500. Gerry 686-8324. #12w  EXCELLENT VALUE  Immaculate 1986 T-Bird, sunroof,  air, loaded, lady driven.55500  OBO. 686-2622 days, 686-0971  eves. TFNs  17 FORD TAURUS  4 cyl., 4 dr. auto., mini. $4000.  886-2884. ss  '77 Merc. Monarch, exc. cond.,  new brakes, etc. $300 parts alone,  $500 OBO. 886-4613 or 886-9525.  ���1201  77 Ponliac Ventura, V6 std.,  66,000 miles, $200.885-9553.  #12cn  1986.Daylona Turbo 2 auto, elec  locks, mirrors, sunroof, stereo cassette. $5100. 39mpg Hgw. 886-  9133. Hlw  1980. Dodge Caravelle auto P/S.  P/B, not rusted or denied. $500.  686-9145. H1w  1990 Honda CRXSI, black on  black, suniool, 35,000 kms., very  clean inside <t out. $11,500 OBO.  886-7205 eves. Hlcn  Wanted to buy: spoiler and part ol  front bumper for '83 Chevetle  1983-37 will Ht. 886*3039 att. 5pm.  TFN  1988 Toyota Canity station wagon,  suniool, PW/PL, cruise, new tires,  5 sp., $9800.885-3881.    #1101  TOTAL  CLEAROUT  All vehicles  must be sold  $150-$4,950  MIKE PlIIVUEY  CENTURION AUTO  5645 Wl,,,,. Rd. Sosha-ll  885-4004  VESTER INTERIORS  inaponMnt  IngServMws  e Painting  ���Hi  ��� Protect f  ��� Drafting  Corpaairtry  BILL 886-3463  Parker t Hole 30.06,3x9 Bushnell  scope. Marlin 444s Winchester,  Queen size waterbed, Bentwood  rocker. 885-5467. ss  SATELLITE SALES  Green Onion Earth Station  814-5240  TFN  '80 Subaru in running cond., needs  work or foi parts, $300 firm. 885-  8802 Anita. #Hcn  1981 Chevetle, new brakes 4  tires, 65,000 kms. on replaced  engine, $1200080.885-1973.  ���13w  78 Camaro, reliable, good tires,  $1000.886-8714. 11101  Wanted to rent: single axle dump  truck lor March 30,31, April 1 and  possibly 2nd. Call Women In  Trades at 886-3807.        #13cn  1978 Oldsmobile model 98, new  brakes, exhaust, runs well, no rust.  $450.883-2754. #13cn  1982 Volvo s/wagon, one owner,  auto, good cond, no mst. $4900  OBO. 885-7719 eves.      #13cn  1973 VW, gas heatei, 4 extra cuslom rims, 2 snows, new seats,  over $500 - extra parts, needs  muffler, $1200.885-4019.   #13w  '85 Lada 5 sp., 105,000 kms.,  good 2nd vehicle, $500 OBO. 886-  4821. ss  '69 Mustang 5.0 LX Hthbk.,  loaded, $10,000 or best otler. 886-  8450. #11cn  1979 Ponliac station wagon, reliable transportation, lots of extras,  $1250.885-9648. SS  1977 while BMW 320i, exc. body,  great car, $3500.886-4673.#11cn  '85 Ford F150, new 300 6 cyl. 1990 Ford Bronco II XL sport 4X4,  engine, no rust, AM/FM cass., very low miles, one owner, all  slereo, canopy, exc. cond., $3500 records, 5 sp., exc. cond. with all  OBO. 8854054. H3w the options. 885-4663.     #11cn  1969 F250 Foid Lariat 4X4 supei 1991 Chev S10 Durango 4X4 with  cab, dual fuel, many extras, exc. canopy, 29,000 kms., asking  cond, $2700.885-7492.    #13w $16,500.8850506. SS  1990 Chev Silverado, 2500  camper special, tully loaded,  AC/lilt/EW, mint, $14,000. 886-  7787. #11cn  1991 Mercury Cougai, aulo., aii,  power, white, exc. cond., 35,000  kms, $17,000.886-3623.       ss  1983 Chevrolet Caprice Classic -  diesel, low milage, no rust. Phone  alt. 6pm 885-7300. ��13w  1976 Mustang, dk. blue, tuns well,  must sell, $990.886-7209. Hlw  1984 Buick Regal, grey, 2 dr., 305,  PS/PB/PW, console, bucket seats,  AM/FM stereo, new coils, shocks,  brakes, starter, battery, Iront lies;  193,000 hwy. kms., nice looking  car, $3490.885-6344.      #16cn  '68 Dodge Lancer, 4 dr, 5 spd,  Am/FM, very clean, $4995 or  trade. 886-2111 or 686-7520.TFN  79 Ford sin. wagon, V6 auto.,  good running cond., $475. 886-  9372. ss  1986 Ford Mercury 2 dr., 8 cyl., air  cond., exc. cond., low mileage,  $5000 OBO. 883-2512. SS  (499 74 Chrysler New Yorker, 4  dr., V8, fully loaded, oiiginal  102,000 kms. 886-9500.      TFN  CHEAP! FBI/US.SEIZED  89Mercedes $200  86VW $50  87 MERCEDES $100  65 MUSTANG $50  Choose from thousands starting  $50. 24 Hour Hotline. 601 -379-  2935 Copyright #BC010410��12cn  1985 Fiero GT, 6 cyl., 4 sp., runs  greet, $2500.866-7484.        ss  Good selection used lires, wheels,  Chevette; Honda Accord parts.  6613-4004 ss  77 Pontiac Lemans, exc. cond.,  $900 OBO. 686-3646 ss  1974 Datsun 260Z alpine slereo,  mags, spinner hubs, Pirelli lires,  new biakes, exc. shape $3500  OBO 886-7378 SS  '86 Meicury Topaz, like new,  $5500.886-2833 or 886-7484. ss  1977 Camaro, garnet red, 64,000  miles, exc. body I motor, $5500.  885-2470. H1W  1974 Corvette Stingiay. Lots of  woik done, needs more, $5000  firm. 886-0422. #11w  1973 Super Beetle, $2500 OBO.  883-9234. ss  1976 New Yorker, A-1 cond., low  mileage $900 OBO 686-9026 ss  Used Camaio T-Top, $495 foi the  set, with covets, 886-9500 anytime, ss  1974 Oldsmobile, new brakes and  exhausl. Mechanically sound,  $900 OBO. 885-1943. ss  1988 Ford Taurus, am/lm, Ac V6,  auto/od, 4 door, exc. cond. $6,495.  886-7520 or 886-2111. SS  1979 Cadillac Seville baby blue,  int/ext., rebuilt engine t transmission. Priced to sell $3850 Call 686-  8510 after 6:00 pm. ss  1971 LandRover - 88 complelely  rebuilt. Oilers.. PTO Avail. 883-  2669. SS  1975 Triumph TR7, excellent con-  dilion, new dual exhausl, radial fa  low profile tires. Sacrifice $3600 or  trade up or down for lamily size  car or It It. camper. 865-9068 ss  1969 Volvo 242 DL. still running,  good for parts. First offer can drive  it away. 686-3295. TFNs  '86 Pontiac 6000 AC 4 cyl, F/inj.  greal mileage. Exc. cond. $4500.  886-7150.  '90 Toyota 4 runner, exc.  cond SI7,000 lirm. 685-0920 aft. 6  pm. ��13w  tn Jeep Cherokee, 4L, auto, many  options. 61,000 kms. Excellent  condition. $12,900 firm. 886-2673.  ��13cn  1968 Nissan 4x4 King Cab, V6,  auto, $10,000.886-7584.  ��13cn  1976 International MPV 4x4, automatic, P/S, P/B. Eveiylhing works  well. $1100 OBO. 886-3573.#13cn  1966 GMC 263 auto., good shape,  $1200 OBO. 686-9050.     H1cn  1978 - 3/4 Ion Chev 350 auto.,  H.D., $2800 OBO. 665-4750.#12w  '77 Foid PU 3/4 Ion campei special. 77,000 miles, good tunning  cond, $1500 OBO. 886-3700.  ���13w  1980 International crane truck, 440  eng., propane conversion, 5 speed  split, 40' trailer, 35' reach. Jusl  passed safely inspection, good  cond.; 1973 Ford 1 ton on duals,  360 4 speed, needs minor  mechanical work to run.; 1970  while, cab-over, 5 ton, single axle,  10 speed, 170-6 cylinder diesel,  not running (steel flatdeck!); also  small Hyster forklifi Hal head 6  cylinder, good running cond. 886-  8233 days. B86-8201 eves. H2w  75 Blazer, 2 wd., auto., air.,  PS/PB, $700 OBO 686-7969.  ss  1976 Ford F250 4X4, one owner,  mechanically sound, $2300.885-  4629. #12oi  1986 Foid F250 4X4, diesel,  supercab, $10,000 OBO. 885-  1949. ss  88 Ford 150,1/2 Ion, 6 cyl., box  mat, tool box. 53,ooo kms. $6,400.  883-9203. ��11w  1964 Dodge D-100, panel van. 4  sp. New under carriage tjres, windshield, $1,500. 886-8254 or 886-  ,0498. #11*  76 Chev 305 V6 P/U mechanically  sound, good woik Iruck. Ofleis  8864821. Make an offer.       ss  '87 Nissan 4X4 XE, P/U 5 sp.,  100,000 kms., canopy, suniool,  dura-liner, I bush bar, $7600.885-  2995. SS  78 Ford F-100,300 Bcyl., auto., 4  new Ures, $699.886-9500.     ss  1986 Mazda Cab-plus. Beautilul  little truck, $4800.883-2329.   ss  1985 Blazer S-10,2WD.V6,4 sp.,  auto., PS/PB $4995.6864592.  TFN  74 Toyota longbox, new motor,  new auto, trans., new tres. Bills to  prove. $1100 OBO. 886-7116.  H2w  New fibreglass canopy for '92  shortbox Chev, $800.885-0638.  ���12w  1986 Ford 150, auto, 302, with 9 ft.  camper, stove, Iridge, toilet, fiberglass roof, H/D suspension,  $7500.886-8015 early eve.#13cn  37 ft. 5 Ih wheel 1981 Prowler,  very comlortable while you build or  travel. $7800. obo. 886-2461.#11W  1979-26 ft. Okanagan 5th Wheel,  incl. hitch, has awning, 2 propane  tanks, spare tires, new H.W.  heater, shower, Ireezer, Iridge and  steieo. Mint condition, asking  $10,500 OBO. Can come w/1977  Chev 1 ton crew cab duallies. Will  take $15,000 for both units. Phone  865-5661. ��12w  1991 Northern light dlx camper 9',  Iridge, slove, toilet and shower  $7500.685-7810 TFN  1975 GMC camper van. Good  tires, 6 cyl. auto. $1000 OBO. 883-  9979 SS  '91 Dutchman 5th wheel, 26 It. 11'.  Fully loaded, like new, immac.  cond. Call Brad or Connie 686-  0446. ss_  29II. Class A Winnebago, queen  bed, 43,000 miles, loaded,  $29,900,883-2778. #13w  Isusu 45 HP, 4 cyl. diesel, 1467  hrs. with 2-1 Paragon gear. Shaft,  2 props, stuffing boxes. $2900  OBO. 886-3545. #13cn  Runabout 16.5 K+C centre console 60 HP Evinrude galv. trailer.  $6500 or trade lor family boat.  686-7584. #13cn  9.9 Evinrude, 20' shaft, alternator,  starter, 5 gal. tank. $675. 886-  6722. ��13cn  24' Reinell cabin cruiser, exc.  shape, $5200 OBO. 686-6101  between 6 - 5 or 886-9616 eves.  TFN  50 HP Merc, O/B, c/w controls,  $900,886-9261. H2w  BOAT SHOW  SPECIALS  Still In Effect  Largest Dealer on  the Sunshine Coast  udeunest  ��!7Wr��rtlsa>aaJ,>teclssslt'IIM14l  nm  15 ft. Sangster boat, new trailer,  60 HP Johnson, extras, reasonable. 885-7300. ��13w  14 ft. Fibreglass boat, exc. cond.,  Iwo sets ol oars S locks. $275.  886-7521. #13w  22 tt. Bayliner, 220 Volvo, sun-  bridge, galley, S enclosed head.  Sleeps lour, fully equipped sports  fisher, $17,500.886-2730. #13w  Hobie Cat 16 sailboat, trailer, nice  boat, #$1700. 686-3490, t-977-  7349 toll-free pager, ss  Good 12 ft. aluminum boat $600 or  trade? 685-7167 ss  OUTBOARDS FOB SALE  9.9-20-3040-50-70 HP 1991-1992  Eviniudes. Excellent condilion.  Lowe's Resort. 663-2456.    TFN  Yes! There is a reliable local propeller repair service. 685-5278.  TFN  12 ft. aluminum boat $600, 885-  7167. ss  19 11. Sealoner Volvo Penta  Calkins trailer needs exhaust manifold, $3500.886-3457. SS  25 ft libreglass lifeboat, very seaworthy, $1200; 14 ft alum, boat  trailer, 2 HP motor, $500. Sechelt  pager 1-650-1212. #13cn  SECHELT MURINE  SURVEYS U0.  captain Bill Murray  M.C.M.M.C.   M.N.A M.S.|  M.A.B.Y.C.   -Marine  Surveyors and Consultants!  CHEAP! FBIAJ.S. SEIZED  8819 Sea Ray $350  9016" Hobie Cat $50  84 ChrisCraft $200  Choose from hundreds starling at  $50. FREE Information 24-Hour  Hotline. 801-379-2935 Copyright  ���BC010429. #19w  18 ft. Cobra outboard ski boat. Ski  bar, acrylic cover, new upholstery,  new Al tank, no motor, $1500 firm.  8864351. ��13w  22' hydro Swift Cruiser, 350 Chev  OMC leg, $3500 OBO. Phone aft.  6pm 886-8994. ��13w  2511. Fibreglass lifeboat, very seaworthy, $1200; 14 fl. aluminum  boal trailer, 2 HP molor, $500.  Sechelt pager 1-650-1212. ��13w  12' alum boat, $250; Mariner 4 HP,  good cond, $350.883-2754.��13cn  '84 Chev Custom Dlx. P/U on 17 It. K.C. hardtop, exc. shape,  propane, 305 cu. in., $3200; 250 c/w colour sounder, anchor winch,  gal. luel oil tank, $100 OBO etc. Low houis. 40 HP Meic  (empty). 886-2826. ss a/board. 8B3-9966. ��13cn  79 S-100 Foid P/U, 6 cyl auto,  new ties, good work truck. $699.  SS1987 S15 2WD Jimmy, privacy  glass, PS/PB, aulo., lilt, Sony  steieo, new exhaust, asking  $6800.886-7800. SS  21 ft. Cabin Cruiser, Sangstercratt,  slant 6 Chrysler, good on gas,  $4000.886-7116. H2w  16 ft. F/G Volvo I/O tandem axle  trailer, $3800.883-2297.       ss  26' Thunderbird sailboat ��� a good  functional boat lhat is well  equipped but needs cosmetic  work, $1900.886-2738.        ss  23 ft. Sabreoalt 165 I/O Merc, 20  aux. depth sounder, head, stove,  $9500.885-3784. ss  24.5 Cabin Cruiser, new  Merc motor and leg, head propane  stove, sleeps 4, rear glassed in,  $6200.683-9253. SS  Boat trailer lor herring skiff or large  boat, $800,683-2107. ss  115 Merc 4 cyl. O/B, $2500, 50  Merc O/B, $1500.886-3005,8am-  5pm. TFN  16' Double Eagle in excellent  working order. Loaded with  options. $3900.886-2738.     ss  16 HP Mercury O/B, $650; 4 HP  Evinrude, $250.883-2353. #12cn  Ranger 22, VHF 5 sails, veiy lasl,  sleeps 4. Gary Mull design $4200.  866-3490,1-977-7349 toll-free  pager. ss  9 ft. aluminum boat (duck pond)  exc. cond., $295.885-7020. #11w  Coronado 15, trailer, similar to  User, nice boat $1600.686-3490.  1-977-7349 toll-free pager,     ss  San Juan 24, VHF, dry sailed,  fresh waler, 7.5 Honda, exc. cond.,  slove, porta-potti. $7900. 866-  3490,1-977-7349 loll-free pager.  ss  23 ft. Reinell 1973 Cabin Cruiser,  new power, leg t tank - Giveaway,  $8000 OBO. 683-9380.      #13w  17 ft. Double Eagle 140 HP  inboard VHF depth sounder, 420  hrs. on rebuilt, Highliner trailer,  $6500 OBO. 8854019.      H3w  14 It. Fibreglass 65 HP Merc &  trailer, $3000 OBO. 8850269.  ���13w  Coach Master fully loaded, sell-  contained, patio doors, W/D,  $26,500 OBO. Vktw al Hilltop RV  Paik. Ceil. #1-755-5697.   #13cn  CHEAP! FBl/U.S. SEIZED  88 Allegro 33' $250  82 Winnebago $50  87 Pace Arrow 29' $200  Choose Irom hundreds starting al  $50. FREE information 24-Hour  Hotline. 801-379-2935 Copyright  ���BC010425. mi  Only 2 left - Sunshine Coast Paik.  Display home, 924 sq.tt., $52,900;  Display home, 1440 sq. II.,  $94,900. Come in to view or call  lor appointment. Wonl last. 886-  2597 or 597-3322. TFN  1963 14x60 2 bdrm., 4 appis.,  wood stove, $28,000 OBO. 863-  2863 eves. ss  FOR SALE  BY OWNER  Neonex Imperial 14x70 mobile  home. Bright, spacious layout,  excellent condition, very clean  newly painted S renovaled laalur  .ing stucco calling. wltivwa  beams in living room, while went  400 sq. ft. deck. Excellenl location,  close lo lerry, in Comeau Trailer  Park #22,1416 North Road, Gibsons. Pad renl $195.886-8095.  $39,900. TFNs  28  Motorcycle;  1984 Suzuki GS 750EF, blue on  white, great condition, $1600.888-  7584. H3cn-  CHEAP! FBIAJ.S. SEIZED  87Mardura GV700 $100  86 Interceptor VF500 $50  90 Hartey $200  B7Magna7X $100  Choose from thousands starting at  $50. FREE information 24-Hour  Hotline. 801-379-2935 Copyright  ���BC010421. H9w  1990 Honda CR250 exc. cond.,  extras, $2700.8850162.  ��11cn  1980 Honda 400 in very good  cond., just needs solonoid. Only  17,865 orig. kms., $700. with saddlebags; 1981 Honda CM400T for  parts, $150.885-9089.     #12cn  ���85 Bronco II, 4x4, air-cared, 5 spd  with O/D, new clutch, AM/FM cassette, P/S, P/B, while mags, exc.  cond. $5950. '63 Nissan P/U, 4x4,  air-cared, 4 spd, Rawhide canopy.  AM/FM cassette, bush guard, exc.  cond. $4450. '80 Dodge Ram  Charger SE, 4x4, very rare auto,  P/S, P/B, AM/FM cassette, air-  cared, roll bars, removable hardtop, factory chrome mags, running  boards, exc. cond. $3875.1-985-  9781 collecl. ��13cn  1986 Mazda Cab-plus, beautiful little truck, $4800, or trade lor 16 ft.  boat package same age. 883-  2329. ss  1976 International Scout, lots of  rust but runs great, $600 OBO.  YvanBB5-9321. TFN1986 Che  S.10 Tahoe. Immaculate, low k's,  also canopy Ills S.10 longbox.  883-2297. ss  1988 Bionco II 4x4, greal in snow,  V6 AT, exc. cond., new brakes,  exhaust. $8500 OBO 686-2031 .ss  Big block Ford propane system  w/lank, $1000. 886-3005 8am-  5pm. TFN  DRUGLORD TRUCKS! $100  86      BRONCO $50  91      BLAZER $150  77 JEEP CJ  $50  Seized Vans, 4x4's, Boals.  Choose from thousands starting  $50.-24 Hour Hotline.801-379-  2935 Copyright #BC104KK #20cn  1970 4x4 40' muddeis. tuns good.  886-7484. SS  '69 3 ton Chev, flatdeck, 5 + 2  tranny, new front tires, needs  inspection. $3250.886-3001.  SS  Full size 1990 Dodge van, V6  auto, $8500.886-3301 SB  1988 Chev. Cheyenne 1/2 Ion  pick-up, 4.3 litre V6. PS/PB,  61,000 km., box mat, toolbox,  $8700. 885-2636,865-7413   SS  77 Chevy Nomad, deluxe window  van, parts. 885-5102. ss  whmn you  pay for St Insortione  All classifieds musl be  pre-paid before insertion  FOR ONE INSERTION  in aitsTaf the Monday or Waekender  Edlfion. Up to 10 words; Z5 cmfs  for aoch odditionol vrofd.  Free: losl, Found & Fm  Surm Self ClaeeHletdt  $17 up to 10 words  $ 1 each additional word  Your ad, sailing one /tarn, will run 4 consecutive weeks  It-ran will be canceled unless you instruct us lo renew il  by classified dawdlin* e No, ovolfaseje for commamrtol aaoV.rKs.aa  Coast Now*  CLASSIFIED DEADLINES:  Mondisy IcIIHen W**k��nd��r  NOON FRIDAY NOON TUHDAY  Gibsons 886*2622 Sechett 885*3930  m 18  Coast News, March 8, 1993  Take Advantage of our Nexv Classified Ad Special  Run your classified ad 6 times  and pay for only 2 times!  fc&sj  Coast News (Monday)  Classified Deadline:  NOON FRIDAY  Gibsons &  Sechelt Offices  '86 Honda Aspencade, exc. cond,  garage kept, $5500.866-9595.  ss  1981 Honda CB650 custom,  immaculate 25,600 ohginal K's,  $1250 OBO. 886-737B. SS  1985 Kawasaki Ninja like new,  offers. 686-8622. ss  Relired Toronto couple seek furnished accom., Sechelt, Gibsons  area. June to August. Rent or  trade kications. 865-7370. #1301  Small cottage to suit N/S quiel  individual. Rbts. Ck. to HM Bay.  yard work maintenance OK. 665-  7571. 113*  Wanted - careiaking posilion lot  responsible working couple and  our son. Prelei Gibsons aiea.  Exc. refs. Avail. May 1 or thereabouts. 255-9924 Van.      #13w  Single N/S man with 1 cal looking  tor 1 bdrm. conage or suite Irom  Gibsons to Langdale lot May 1.  Reas. tent. Eves 886-2743. #13w  Happy couple requite small house  or collage April 1 lor long term.  Gibsons area. 686-4557    I12w  Smaller 2 bdrm mobile set up in N.  Road Mobile Park. Avail. Apnl 1,  $450. No dogs. 886-9581. #13cn  Lower Gibsons, 1 bdim view apt.  Bright, new, secure, quiet. Balcony, carpels, laundiy, nice clientele. $590.886-3420.       #13cn  3 bdrm rancher 1 block to Sunnycrest Man. 4 appl., carport, fenced  yard. 1-755-1639 or 666-0964  alter 6 pm and before 9 pm.��13cn  DMda mot*, f/piace, etc. May 1.  $600,886-7400. #13cn  Accommodation to share in view  home in lower Gibsons $380  includes rent, utilities, phone,  washer $ dryer. Prefer non-smok-  er. 8864097. #13cn  Shared Accommodation my  home, short lirm or long term.  Ideal lor mill student Close to  terry, N/S, no pets, avail April t  or sooner. North Rd., Gabions,  $350/mo. Includes utils. 186-  8095. TFNs  Gibsons. Avail. March 15,3 bdim  lower floor of house. $650 plus util.  Pet weicome. 9B0-2739.   #13cn  Room, Reed Road, Gibsons, avail.  March 15, $300/month, N/S, no  pets. 8860363. #13cn  Hopkins waterfront - beautilul  bright home. Main lloor, 3 bedrooms, 1600 sq. ft. Features large  kitchen, Jenn-Aire appliances,  D/W, skylights plus deluxe jet-tub  room and 2 baths t laundry. Avail.  April 1. $1050.886-4973.  #13cn  Lower Gibsons, cozy 1 bedioom in  view home across trom Marina,  $500,686-9737. #13cn  twin Motel Trailer Park, 826 Hwy..  toi, 2 bdrm trailer, $475, avail.  April 1, suitable for older couple. 1  bdrm trailer, $425. avail. April 15,  suit single person. Central quiet  park. 866-3331. ��13cn  ADVERTISING  FOR TENANCY  British i*ckjrnbia legislation prohibits atTtWtising which rjscnm-  inetn in the rental ol property  For example a peison who  stipulates 'No Children' as a  condition ol rental would be In  violation of the Family Status and  the Human Rights Ads The  landkxd who places the adwrtse-  ment and the newspaper which  publishes it would bolh be in  contravention of the legislation  and could have a complaint filed  against them. The Coast News  will therefore not accept such  discnrrinatoryads.  31. For Renl  2 bdrm. house on acreage in Rbts.  Ck. Kids I pets welcome, avail.  Mar. 15 or Apr. 1, $650. 886-8377  aft. 7pm. #12cn  Avail. Apr. 1, basement ste., 1  bdrm., Granthams, view. $515 ind.  heat 886-7249. ��12w  New 3 bdim. deluxe home close to  mall. No pets. $675. 886-2454.  11201  Avail. Mai. 151 Apr. 1,2 duplexes, lower Gibsons, 3 bdrm., F/P S  appis., SeOO/mo 1-948-0384.  11201  Davis Bay - lurnished 2 bdrm. apl,  N/S 1 no pets please. $525 incl.  utils. Days 886-0068. eves 865-  4612. ��i3w  View 2 bdim. house plus sunroom.  Pets OK, central Gibsons. Avail.  Apr. 15, $625 lv. mess. 886-3013.  ���13w  Gibsons - 1 bdrm. trailer, $375  includes cable. Close lo beach.  886-3996 or 737-8975.      #13w  3 bdrm. 1800 sq. fl. upper floor, 2  balhs, 2 FP. Gibsons, $1000/mo.  885-7749 Apr. 1. ��13w  Central Gibsons - one, two and  three bdrm. apartments, rents Irom  $525; one bdim. duplex, $400/mo.  Grant Realty Ltd 886-3330. TFN  RECYCLE  TRAIL BAY  PROPERTIES LTD  Office or  Retail Space  2,861 square feet of  ground floor, level access  office or retail space in  downtown Sechelt. Good  exposure wilh ample  parking. Air conditioned.  Available May 1,1993  with long or snort term  leasing opt kins. Space ,  can lv divided if smaller  premises required.  Conlact Bruce Morris  885-5614  Trail Bay Properties Lid.  Box 400. Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  2 bdrm. ground level basement  suite, $450 ��� utils. 885-3772.112*  Room $ Board: balcony/view in  new home, Sandy Hook. 885-  3705. #12w  1 bdrm. shared ace, avail,  immed., N/S please, $250. 686-  0946. #12w  Obsbum Clarke designed 'Country  Cottage' on 1 acta lenced property. 2 bdrm. t large loft, 5 appis.,  Redrooffs Rd. - house for sale.  Kids & pets welcome, refs. $750 +  utils. 885-6237. #12w  Hopkins Landing, small waterlront  house, avail. Mar. 15-June 25. F/P  fully turn., incl. bedding/dishes.  $650. utils. 886-2089 lv. mess.  ���12w  Glbtont Watertront - Biand new  "2 bdim.. 9 appis., balcony, N/S.  $800,686-9881. #12w  Small trailer suitable for one adult,  Cedars Trailer Court. 885-3313.  11201  RENTAL  MANAGEMENT  Settles  REaUTYLTD.  Don Sutherland  2 BDRM Townhouse  Avail. April 1 $775  886-8107  Gibsons - $650/mo. - 3 bdim.  mobile on 1/3 acie. Close lo all  amenities, avail. Apt. 1. Drive by  724 Hillcrest. Call 886-0038 to  view. #12cn  Large bnght 1 bdim. suite, Bonniebrook, N/S, no pels, $500 ind.  utils. 886-3575. alien  OCEANVIEW  3 bdrm. home with access to good  beach across street, $750/mo. lo  resp. family who will care lor large  yard I garden, 5412 Lawson Rd.  (8 Hwy. 101), W. Sechell. 1-299-  3778. ��11cn  Bachelor  Suites  BY MONTH OR WEEK  ItoyalR-jat-hMoW  885-7844  BUNKET CLASSIFIEDS  Theae ade appeer In more Hasan 100 community nawrepepers In B.C. and Yukon  and reach more even 3 million readers.  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We have a  rja*>07am to haalp prevent hoan  EXCITING PHOTOS-Keren,  Sylvle and Tanya have sen-  uSonel personal photos lor  sole. For diKreet Inio write:  KAREN, Box 670-SB,  Kelowne, B.C. V1Y 7P4.  Adults Only Pleeael  Johoveh's Witnesses. Mends  end famine.-lind out tacts  the Society doesnl went you  to know. ConMsnlel. Write  JW Fads. Box 294, Nelson,  B.C. WL 5P9.  ntavniTATi  PROPERTIES TO BE SOLD  torunpaldlaaes. Crown Und  avaleMrry. For informetton  on both, write: Properties,  Depl. CN, Boa 5380, Stn. F,  Ottawa K2C3J1   1113 NEW HOME SHOW  April 2-1 Trtdex Centre,  Abbotetord Airport For  More Inlormation Cell  Manufactured Houelng  Aeeoc. of B.C. 1-800-867-  _aumci{_  Major ICBC motor vehicle In-  Jury claims. Joel A. Wener,  trial lawyer lor 24 years. Cell  Iree: 1-800-665-1138 Con-  lees avalleble  mora Adatsr.  tlngency le  Sattton, Wenl  ���HAVU  DOWN UNDER SEAT SALE.  AuBrjwkR.T.3/MnO\3/Stope  $1346. Au.lraliaO.W. $649.  New Zaeland R.T. $1146,  New Zealand O.W. $799.  Cook lawtnd 2rweek peckege  $1517. ANZA TRAVEL 7*  772S, 1-8O0-667-4329.  Britain, Ireland May 4-25.  Fully Escorted. Hlghilghls  London, Plymouth, Stone-  henge. Cornwall, Devon,  Klllarney. Dublin, Edinburgh.  Skye. Glasgow, York. Sin.  gtei Welcome. CaH Bob,  ChMAI Travel Chillweck 1-  IOC-SSI-2142.   SPRING/EASTER braek ski  pta-kege ipeclaisl Stay 4  rtghtsaialamlly style condo.  skiahrae days, from $449. tor  Swavtaotelaunlyl Panorama  Reaon 1-800-663-2929.  ol Poetry, Box 704-  NO,OtaaVa-eM8al.Md211l7.  TIME SHARE RESALES and  rentala. Your Canadian con-  ranttonl Want to eel or buy  pra-sKtJoyed resort time shore  or campground membership?  Wortdaride Nelworkl 1-800-  565-3915 or Calgary  (403)255-5650.  31   For Rent  Available now, large 2 bdrm  mobile on quiet scenic lot neat  cedar grove school.W/D hook up.  Child or smell pet welcome, minimum 6 mo. Lease $580./moplus  util. 1-266-1190. Hlw  West Sechelt, newly renovated 1  bdrm suite iridge _ slove. Heal  and MV induded. Nm store, bus  and laundiy. NS, N.P. Rets. req.  $500/ mo. 885-9810. aval. Mar 15  ���11w  Monthly, Waakly, Dally  866-3343  Newly renovated nice, clean 2  bdrm. townhouse, close to amenities, 6 appis., F/P, $750. Avail.  Apr 1. 1-731-2920,886-3218  wkends. #12cn  Gibsons - 2 bdim. bright, mountain  view, $650. Arthur 885-9859.  #12cn  Rbls. Ck. -1 bdrm. biighl, share  attached greenhouse and hot tub,  $550 plus. Arthur 885-9B59.��12cn  Sechelt Center, 2 bdrm house  $650. pei mo. No pets. Ref. Req.  Avail Mai 15.885-9667      #11w  ���NEW WATERFRONT SECHELT  EXECUTIVE HOME* fully lum.  4,500. sq. ft. Business Refs. Req.  Fred. 1-986-9079 #11w  2 bdrm house, Pratt 1 Chaster.  Fenced yaid $550/mo. plus. Aval  April 1.886-0496. #11w  New 2 level 2 bdim. duplex on bus  line, close to Gibsons Plaza. No  pels, rels req. $600/mo. 8860457.  #1101  1 bdrm. suite, waleilront in lower  Gibsons,, March 1, $600 + 1/2  utils. 886-2056,960-8696, #11 en  2 bdim. apartment in lower Gibsons, close to shopping ( marina,  avail. Mar. 1,$500/mo.  2 bdrm. doublewide mobile home  in Granthams. Large lenced yaid  with a fantastic view! Avail. Mai.  1,$750/mo.  Apartment in lower Gibsons. 3  bdrm, plus den, close lo Post  Olfice and shopping. Available  Mar.1,$750/mo.  Clean 2 bdrm. house in Sechell,  easy walk to all services, w/d incl.,  $850/mo. Avail. Mar. 15.  CENTURY WEST REALTY  PROPERTY MANAGEMENT  (85-2235  TFN  31   For Renl  Sleeping room In private home:  kitchen privileges, washer/dryer,  cable, reasonable. Must like animals. 886-3740 att. 7 pm.   ��13w  Fully furnished batch, suite, Reed  Rd., avail. Api. 1,$365/mo. 886-  7261. #13w  1 bdrm. apl. lor renl, ulils not  included, central Gibsons, $400 a  $500,886-7011 TFN  Gibsons 2 bdim. waleilront house,  $900. Rob 886-2670.        #11w  Gibsons ��� new view apartment, 2  bdtms., 1st Door, partly furnished,  elegant, blinds plus drapes  throughout, 3 appis., patio, storage, laundiy facilities, parking.  Central, yet quiet, location suitable  for responsible couple/single person, $680/mo. 885-5859.   I13w  Gibsons Relail oi Office space -  500 to 1000 square leet, $10 per  square loot triple net. Grant Real-  tj____X TFN  Commercial shop, 4642 Francis  Peninsula, Madeira Park, 1680 sq.  ft., $400/1110.883-2930.      #13w  Industrial woikshop avail, immed.,  Gibsons, 750 sq. ft. unit, $475/mo.  921-6751. TFN  Davis Bay/Wilson Cieek Hall available. Wheelchair facilities, 865-  2752 or 685-2721. ��11w  Robeits Creek Hall, avail, dances,  parties, weddings. Yvonne 886-  7815. TFN  Peddles and Paddles require a  sea kyacking instructor/ guide. II  you have experience and would  like to be Involved in oui paddling  programs, please call 885-3440.  It la  Lunch cook at the Omega Restau-  rant. Apply in person between till : 30 am or 2-2:30 pom Tuesday-  Friday. TFN  Assemble products at home. Variety ol work. Excellenl pay. Call  amazing 24 hi. RECORDED message tor tree details (604) 623-  2380 Exl. A74. TFN  Now hiring Ihenrjy people toi the  position of servers. P/T, F/T, days  or nights. Apply In petson between  11-11:30 am or 2-2:30 pm Tues.-  Fri., Omega Restaurant.     TFN  Bookkeeper lor marine business,  computer experience a musl.  Itowktdge ol Ihe marine business  an assel. Send resume to Bookkeeper, Box 459, Gibsons, BC  VON 1V0. TFN  Assemble light products Irom  home. Excellenl income. Call  amazing 24-hour RECORDED  message lor Iree delails. (604)  623-2380 Ext. ��A74 (not a direct  hirer). TFN  EASY ASSEMBLY any hours,  $339.84 week, family ol 3 earns  $4417.92 monthly. 24 houi hotline. 801-379-2985. Copyright  ���BC010452. ��15cn  Shared accom.'Sechell. Clean,  quiet, view. Preler female, N/S,  $350 Incl. utils 885-4778.  #11 en  1 bdrm. suites, waterfront, balcony, new carpets; paint, etc.,  $375,883-9177   '   '-       ' te'l  3 bdrm. suile, Ig. I. rm., appis.,  upper Gibsons, $685.8864267.  ��12cn  2 bdim. main lloor, huge deck,  spectacularmaiina/moijniiiin view,,. VON SAlf by  central Gibsons, $595 plus utils.  255-2044. #11cn  We are looking for a deli person  wilh experience (minimum ol one  yeai). Please send resume lo: Deli  Department, Box 1010, Gibsons,  BC VON IVO. #12cn  Centra Gas District Clerk II, pari  time Sechelt. 13.77 hr. under  direction of District Supervisor.  You will perform general office  work to relieve District Clerk.  Please forward resume to Len  Lavender, Centra Gas,. 5653  ^rtm.,_<_i____gtr  1.*..'Ji.  WATERFRONT  Deluxe new 2 bdrm. condo, 5 quality appis., efficient radiant heating,  $850/mo. avail, immed. 886-3013  lv. mess. #12w  Modem 1 bdrm. home on acreage,  5 appl., $625/mo. 8860354.��12w  Comittuleis - large, bright adull oriented 1 bdrm. apart, w/view., laundry tt summer pool ladlrties. Wait  to lerry. Avail, immed. 886-3990.  ��12w  Brighl, sunny 3 bdrm. duplex, 4  appl., centrally located, $825.880-  1230. #11cn  1 bdrm. suite, lower Gibsons, view,  appliances, rets. req. avail, immediately, $450.886-7288.  #1101  Upper Gibsons, close to mall, 1  bdim. suile, $550 plus 1/4 ulils.  686-3107. men  Clean, bright 1 bdrm. lower Gibsons. Private entrance, utils, W/D  included, N/S, $500, avail, immed.  8864573. #110t  Wesl Sechelt executive home, 2  yrs. old, upper 2 levels, 3 bdrm., 3  balhs, hardwood floors, vaulted  celling, F/P, avail. March 1,  $695/mo. plus shared hydro,  responsible quiet people only.  Refs. req. 524-8406.        ��Hcn  New, lumished 1 bdrm. suite, suitable lot couple or single person,  N/S, N/P, $700. utils. 6864608.  ���1101  Gower PI. Rd. beautiful, brand  new 4 bdim. plus loll watertront  home. Dbl. garage, N/S, N/pets,  $1000.1-271-7783. (1101  Gibsons ��� 1 bdrm. suite, avail. Apr.  1.886-2202 aft. 4 pm.       #13w  3 bdrm. home, Wesl Sechelt  waiertront, $925.685*311. ��13w  Gibsons - 2 bdrm. suite, Ocean  Classics. Jerry Dixon 888-7616 or  86tW143eves. #13w  Davis Bay, 3 bdim. mobile home in  quiet perk, $65Qrmo. April 1.885-  4_2. *__  2 bdrm. apart, downts-*** Sechelt.  885-7606. #11w  Lower Gibsons, avail. Apr. 1, new  1 bdrm. view deck, tuil single  $550 incl. utils. 886-9043.   #11w  2 tatadroom, large sunder*, tarpon,  beach, Pender Harbour,  $550/month plus utilities. (604)  327-?725.    ��� ilBcn  Watertront 1 bdrm apl. In Secrel  Cova. NS, no pels, $450. Lv.  nasi 885-9368. TFN  Business looking for bakery person with decorating experience -  must have 2 yrs. experience.  Apply al: Bakery, RR 2 S4C C19.  Gibsons, BC VON 1V0     #12cn  Marine Park attendant P/T til May,  then F/T. Boat and chainsaw exp.  necessary. Cabin supplied. Send  resume to Box 1777, Gibsons.  #13cn  Totally Tropical Interiors requires  full-time or part-lime consultants to  sell exclusive line of silk plants and  Irees thiough home parties and/or  lo businesses. Car a must! Excellent earning potential!! Call Joyce  (604) 485-5775 collect.     #1301  PART-TIME  ADVERTISING  SALESPERSON  To service/develop accounts for the Coasl Nsws  and the Weekender. We  are looking for an energetic, set-motivated, team-  oriented individual. This is  a salaried position. Please  send resume to Pat Tripp,  Publisher, Coast News,  Box460,Gbsons,BCVON  1V0 or FAX to 886-7725.  (No phone calls please).  TFN  PERSONAL  ASSISTANT  RETIREMENTS ESTATE  PLANNING  Personal assistant Is  required who has good  communication skills,  is self-motivated and  willing to develop professionally. The successful candidate will  assist In providing quality support administrative services In the  areas of retirement and  insurance planning.  Other Keqalrtn-tata  l'ost-sccondary  ������a&wstlt_s_siil_-�� unoscapirig, iree remove,, neoge  ^SZmS^ "S; ��rd6n ^&r  least 5 years of  experience in the  work-force Ls preferred.  ' Must be prepared to  obtain industry licensing within 6 months.  ��� Relevant computer  experience on MS-DOS.  Salary commensurate  with experience.  Please reply by sending  your resume to:  LK Chambers, CLU  RR2S47C26  Gibsons, BC VON IVO  Resumes should be  submitted by March 31,  1993.  CHAMBERS  PIANNINC  SEIVICES  35   Business &  Home Servic  Fully rxxipped olfice (computer A  FAX machine) many years experience bookkeeping, accls. rec./  payable, payroll, secretarial (word  processing, dictaphone, answering  service) No request loo big or too  small. Let us be your olfice 685-  4575. #11w  PAINTING/PAPER HANGING  HOME REPAIRS - Est. 12 yrs.  Reliable, quality worlimanship. Call  lor an estimate. Patrick 886-7338.  ���11w  Complete Office Service lor  Small Business Computerized  accounting, payroll, AP/AR, Job  costing, inventory, word processing, nvassage senra t mora. 865-  9206. #1101  CLEANING SERVICE  Will do home or office Bondable,  Fast I BflClent Phone 883-2966.  Hlcn  Quality Concrete Services. From  repairs to linishing, we do it all; no  job loo small. 885-7337.    alien  RENOVATIONS*  AU CARPENTRY NEEDS  Call Bob  foi youi FREE ESTIMATE  886-2215 (aft 6pm)  TFNs  Building?  Constiuction Manager  Bellerive Constiuction Seivices  886-2563. #12cn  I'm Your Handlman - Porches,  Additions, Remodelling, Solariums,  No job loo small. Bill at 686O3B0  oi 24 hr. pager 1-977-6502.  #12cn  ��orksljire  ���Snrbrnct;  ,,  COflHTWUOf m KeUKMnMafi  Fully Insured  rnenny, m/mom Se-Vtct  Fred Hon* 886-3526  LAWN AND GARDEN  Fruit tree pruning and spraying.  Landscaping, tree remoaaj, hedge  WILLOW GARDEN SERVICE  7 yis. exp. quality woik, reasonable, reliable, exc. rels. Lawns,  pruning, hedges, gardens, cleanup. Rob Wilson 685-3232.   ���__  Will's Window Washing 886*7733,  leasonable rates. #13cn  Free Estimates  Firm Prices  Brace Fiwer  885-9576  Serving the Coast  for 14 years.  Plumber's helper, high school  grad, own transportation. Possible  apprenticeship, $7 to start. Submit  lesume to: Box 935, Sechell, BC  VON SAO. #12w  Front deik person. Variety of  ir>>spori8ibillties include guest relations, general office duties, cash  register operation, typing skills,  PR. exper. an assst. Mail resume  to Lord Jim's Resort Hotel, RRt,  Hallmoon Bay, BC VON 1Y0. No  phone cans, please.       #1101  Brake and Muffler shop in Powei  River looking to hire automotive  Inclined, self-motivated person.  Will train. 1-495-5972 after 7 p.m.  #11w .  Volunteers Needed - Umpires 1  coachs tor minor ball league in  Gibsons, 2 games pei week, April  thru June. Carpentry assistance 10  rebuild small cage roof tor the  wildlife rehab, centre In Halfmoon  Bay. Earth Day needs Interested  vtfurtteers to help out lor this one  day event. The Arts Cenlre needs  help setting tap 4 tearing down a  theatrical play on March 27.885-  5SS1. l11oi  Cook with banquet experience.  Part-tile leaving to M-Ume. Mult  have tut kitr-hen experience. Apply  to Qlbsons Yacht Club. Call lor  appl. 886-8500. #12w  Millwood services - portable band-  saw mill, accurate clean cut lumber on youi land. 8850270 Brian.  #17cn  Clean-up - lawns, blackberries,  painting. Man seeks P/T, casual or  regular basis work. Reliable. Bill  868-3822. #13w  We do renovations, repairs, additions and oul buildings. 885-3070.  #16w  DO YOU NEED  Lawn maintenance/de-thatching,  brush cutting, pressure washing,  mobile washing, asphalt/concrete  sealing, roto-lilling, hedge trimming, rubbish removal, bucking  wood, window/gutler cleaning, car-  peVupholsteiy cleaning. 885-3737.  #13w  Sechelt Pressure Washing. Fully  Insured, concrete patios, cedar  roofs, trailers, elc. Free eslimates  885-2612. ��14cn  Hiarnber with X yis. exp. and car-  pettier will do plumbing and carpentry renovations and maintenance. Excellerit prion. 886-2801.  #12w  SPRING CLEANUP, SMS PRES-  SURE WASHING. MOBILES,  CONCRETE, HOUSES, PARKING, STORE FRONTS, MACHINERY, ETC HM737.       #12w  MIKE'S RUBBISH REMOVAL  1 tw buck, we load, fast, efficient  7 day service. Free eslimates.  8850979. #1101  KAYNOR  Interior cleaning big or small,  bonded and reliable. 884-5324 or  886-2312018860436.       TFN  INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR  RENOVATIONS  Wallpaper, painl, carpentiy, drafting, Ires estimates. Relerences  available. 886-3463.        TFNs  Dress-maker, careful attention to  detail. Reasonable rales. 885-  0998. tllcn  PATERSON 4V CO.  ACCOUNTANTS  Incoint* lax  Preparation  977 Hwy. 10!  Gibsons, B.C.  886-4843  Concrete - Specializing in driveways, patios, stairs, sidewalks,  floors, foundations, exposed  aggregate. 6860095.       TFNs  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD  Topping - Limbing - Danger Tree  Removal, Insured, Guaranteed  Work. Free estimates. 885-2109.  TFN  Custom Sewing*  Alterationa  by aurjAffed taflor  Fol)fk,fur*li��*er  Fm cBpomemnl  piaiae cal SSo-3175  Amr 5 pm call 8S&7694 news  Coast News, March 15, 1993  CALL TO VIEW  19  School  meetings  planned  from page 1  "There is accelerated population growth in this area that I  don't think is going to diminish.  We are the top district in terms  of growth.  "My advice to the board is  immediate and pragmatic. They  should spend as much money as  they can get their hands on. Buy  the best property, build the best  places and anticipate the highest  number of children," continued  Smith.  Said treasurer Tim Anderson: "We must submit a communily wide plan. Even if the  funding is approved Ihis fall,  building won't start until 1995."  The board will hold a series  of zonal meetings in May to  present the facilities plan they  have decided on, which must  then be presented to Victoria in  June. The PAC is planning to  hold a further meeting to finalize submissions to the board  March 25.  Students of Rockwood's creative drama class practise focusing exercises under the instruction of  Cindy Rat/laf and Magdolena Tonyal. Joel Johnstone photo  Neonex Imperial  14'x70'Mobile Home  Comeau Trailer Park  #22,1416 North Road,  Gibsons  3BORM,400SQ.FT.DECK,  NEWLY RENOVATED  886-8095  -MIVATB SaUl-  We're more than just tires!  OIL/FILTER/LUBE  $29.95  Plus 70 Point  Auto Maintenance Check  Includes: 5 litre Quaker State Oil & Oil Filter  Cell ________ tor en appointment!  OASTAL  886-2700  Working to screen anti-poverty message skits  by Roxanne Gregory  A small group of anti-poverty activists  and would-be thespians recently met at the  Kinsmen's Hall in Gibsons to work out the  logistics of presenting an hour of TV  vignettes and social commentary, designed  to raise awareness about poverty issues on  the Sunshine Coast.  Vancouver's End Legislated Poverty  organizer Pam Fleming helped the group  work on scripting, scenes, characterization,  props coordination and content.  "Theatre is about losing your sense of  control, your identity . . . getting over your  shyness and becoming the character you portray, if only for a few moments," said Fleming. "It's an important cultural tool to reach  people with public education. We're taking  poor people who may be unable to verbalize  their oppression, and giving them a voice  challenging classicism."  Discussions of content ranged from the  humiliation people feel in having to go to the  food bank, to the personal rejection a man  undergoes as he tries to find work.  "EI.P and other poverty action groups  want the government to create the political  will to end the need for food banks," Fleming said.  Two other vignette scripts are being  developed around problems focusing on  child poverty and dilemmas encountered in  shopping at a thrift store. "It's important to  use humour," said Fleming, "... even though  these issues are not funny. You can use comedy to get your point across."  The Sunshine Coast Unemployed Action  Centre's Vignettes production is scheduled  for filming in late April.  ONE?  CATION?  <r hoirw an  fo burglar*?  irhcMiMcmd  otwawMia  ITECTION  _____  custom  Md for your  larneedi  RATES  W FOR A  E ESTIMATE  85-4282  Coast News  35. Business &  Home Servit  CULTURED MARBLE  Jetted bathtubs, sinks, baths and  showei panels, CSA approved.  Fiee estimates. Tom Sealy 883-  2978. TFN  SA Mattiiesen - plastering, stucco, masoniy, new and tepairs.  883-2343. ��12w  Experienced young woman avail,  yard work, spring cleanup,  reduced rale lor seniors. 685-  4402. ��12w  Carpentry, Renovations t Additions by hour or contract. Call 886-  3107. #13w  Drywall, Carpentry, Plumbing,  Small Renovations. Sis' Discount.  Call Norm 886-0997.        ��12w  WALLPAPERINQ AND PAINT-  ING.KS-7034. ���no  ught moving a hauling, yard 4  basement cleanups. Seniots discount. Nom-, 686-9503.     #11cn  Willing to do anything. No job tM  small, have chainsaw. Lea 885-  0165. #11cn  COOLRUNMNOS  One ton truck available for hauling,  lubbish removal, moving, yard  maintenance, rototilling, odd jobs.  885-3917. TFNs  IN-HOME PROFESSIONAL  STEAM CLEANING  Carpata ��� UphoMaty  rTIWr-flAITMK-  MXaTlTOEWMENt  KSIPOSSaj-flESUllS  886-3823  Complete Bobcat Services  Excavating ��� Backfilling  Retaining Walls ��� Trenching  Landscape Const ruction  Drainage  686-8538  TFNs  MINI STORAGE  LOCKERS  SECHELT GIBSONS  ULOCKMC.  Gibsons: 886-8460  Sechelt: 885-6422  7** t*M* *i nUrnt,  Or* Stt* TrYtetUtpeWteir  Reliable nanny looking for position  in loving home. First-aid, 886-  9428. 111w  Kiddie Cat Daycare now taking  registration for April. Spaces for  children 2 1/2 to 6. Fun, caring,  learning et-ivironmasrit tvrtti certjfied  staff. 885-7759. #12w  Loving educated childcare worker  with rtilerences lor 8 mo. old your  home, 2 days a week. 886-3929.  #12w  Daycare, my home, babies wel-  come-teasonWe rates. Langdale  area* references avail. 886-7490.  ��14w  Wanted: Pan-lime nanny oi mother's helpei lor 4 yr. old girl. Pre! 4  dayi/wk., 6-noon 1 4-6pm with  supper preparation. 886-95S9  twee. 11201  Reliable mom will babysit in her  home. Exc. refs. 885-3229. #11cn  Playmatas Daycare a licenced  facility on Chester Rd., offering a  full daily piogiam Including circle  time, songs, stories, crafts, walks  and hot lunches - has 2 spaces  available for Match 1. Call Yvonne  8sK-46��for,*aiii!tetview. men  RAINBOW PRESCHOOL  now opetttngs for children ages 3  & 4. F*tx}ne 866-8496 Jomita til 5  pm, to register. TFN  Molly Mouse Daycare. Spaces  avail. 18 months to school age.  Fun-lilled, caring emionment with  early childhood trained stall. 886-  3913. #14w  HONDA POWER PRODUCTS  A HUSQVARNA  FOREST a GARDEN  PRODUCTS  Forest ft Garden  Dealerships  available tor Sechelt  Call Dorhn at  Tideline Marine  886-4141  SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY  MINI  STORAGE  885-0333  Notice Board  Ongoing events musl be updated monlhly  We reserve Ihe right to edit submissions (or brevity  All submissions should refer lo non-protii events olgenuine community interest  Items will he listed three weeks prior lo the event.  MONDAY, MARCH 15  Trail Bay Project Committee meeting for all  members and supporters of a waterfront  community park on Sechelt Boulevard/Trail Bay.  We will discuss our progress to date and future  plans. Info: 885-2339.  Tueaday, March 16  Sunshine Coaat Buslneaa and Professional  Woman dinner meeting, 8-9 pm, Illusions supper  club, Sechelt. Info: Siena, 885-5773.  Family Support Qroup of the Mentally  Challenged meeting, 7 pm, Living Faith Lutheran  Church, Davis Bay. 883-9935  WEDNESDAY ft THURSDAY, MARCH 17 ft 18  Children's Fair, Rockwood Centre, 10 am-4 pm.  Featuring lace painting, lish pond, fortune teller,  sucker tree, toss games and lots more.  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17  Kiwanis Care Home Association meeting at  care Home, 8 pm. New members welcome.  THURSDAY, MARCH 18  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary, Hopkins Branch  meeting, 1:30 pm, dining hall, Camp Sunrise.  New members welcome.  Sechelt A District Chamber of Commerce  (Chamber Alter Hours), Pebbles Restaurant, 5-7  pm. Speaker: Rob Buchan, municipal planner on  OCP at 6 pm. Open Meeting - all business people  welcome.  FRIDAY, MARCH IS  Canadian Cancer Society "Daffodil Day."  Flowers on sale at St. Mary s Hospital and at  malls In Pender Harbour, Sechelt, Wilson Creek  and Gibaona.  SATURDAY, MARCH 20  Self-Esteem a Self-Awareneea Workshop,  sponsored by Sunshine Coast Business and  Prolessional Women's Club, Greenecourt Hall,  Sechelt. Cost: members $15, non-members $20  (incudes coffee break and lunch). Tickets at  Tzoonle House, Sechelt or call Diane McKenzie,  885-2264.  Pandar Harbour Aquatic a Fltneaa Centre  Spring Program Registration, 2-4 pm.  "Songa of the New Dawn" 7:30 pm at Sunshine  Coaat Arts Centre, Sechelt. Sunshine Coast  Baht'l community celebrates Baha'i new year.  Coffee, tea and snacks ��� everyone welcome.  C.A.M.E.O. Singles Club. 7 pm. Kirkland Centre,  Davis Bay. Potluck dinner. Call 885-9968 or 886-  3354.  SUNDAY, MARCH 21  Arte Council Countryside Concerts Seriea,  Vancouver Wind Trio with Terence Dawson,  piano, 2:30 pm, Raven's Cry Theatre. To donate  tickets or purchase singles, call 886-2324, 885-  4402 or call Raven's Cry day ot concert, 885-  4597.  MONDAY, MARCH 22  Canadian Federation of University Women  meet at St. John's, Davis Bay. Speaker: Pat  Stuart on Year 2000.  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24  Friends of the Sechelt Public Library meet at  the Library, 7:30 pm. All welcome. Inio: 885-5076.  THURSDAY, MARCH 25  Retired Teachers Branch #46 first meeting, 2  pm, Sechelt Seniors Centre. RTA speaker.  FRIDAY, MARCH 26  M.S. Support Qroup meets, 10 am at Coast  Garibaldi Health Unit.  Single Parents pizza ft games night, 6-10 pm,  Sunahlne Coast Community Services. Bring your  children, some pizza & games. Info: 885-5881.  SATURDAY, MARCH 27  Bottle Drive for Chatelech Secondary Music  Department. Fundraiser for band and choir. If not  home leave bottles outside.  Welcome Beach PreSehool garage sale and  bake sale, 10 am-2 pm, 8081 Dogwood Dr.  Details and donations, call 885-6494.  Pender Harbour School of Muale presents Jim  Woodyard & Rob Des Cotes on piano, guitar,  banjo, mandolin, (lute & saxophone. Tickets: $8,  teens: $5, children 12 & under: Iree. Available al  Sonny's (Madeira Park), Talewind Books and at  the door.  Improvisation Workahop with Jim Woodyard  and Rob Des Cotes, Pender Harbour School of  Music, approx. 2-3 hours. $20. Call 883-9345.  Sunshine Coaat Arte Centre presents my 3  Dads, 8 pm. A wickedly funny and poignant  drama. Tickets at Talewind, Cast Books, Sayward  Books, Roberts Creek General Store and lhe Arts  Centre. Info: 885-5412.  MISCELLANEOUS  Gibaona Outreach Teen Centre Is open Thurs.  & Fri. 3:30 -10 pm, Sat. 10 am ��� 11 pm, Sun. 1 -  8 pm. 13  Gibaona 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 13  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum, 716 Winn Rd.,  across from Post Office, Gibsons. Displays are  constantly changing. Wheelchair accesslble.For  hours of opening or to book a tour: 886-8232. 13  "Living with Cancer" Support Group meetings  in Gibsons and Sechelt. For Info re: times and  places, call Pearl at 886-8369. All welcomel    13  Parent Tot Drop In al lhe following locations  Irom 9:30 - 11:30am: Qibaona United Church  Hall, Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri.; Sechelt St. Hilda's  Hall, Tues.; Wilaon Creek Communily Hall,  Thurs. For Into call 885-5881. 13  Help ua to help our wildlife. Membership drive  for S.C. Wildlife Rehab Centre. $10 per year,  Feb. to Feb. Box 8, Troul Lake Rd., Halfmoon  Bay. BC VON 1Y0. 885-5997. 13  Pender Harbour Aquatic ft Fltneaa Centre:  March 15-19:Sprlng Break Day Camp for Klda.  5-12 years old. 9am-noon. Gymnastics, aerobics,  swimming, games, aits 4 crafts, drama S lots of  tun. Fitness elaaeea, Monday-Friday: Step,  Aquafit, Hl/Lo Aerobics, Stretch 4 Strength ft Fat  Burner. Daytime and evening classes available.  Phone 883-2612 for schedules.  A.A. Meetings every Monday & Wednesday, 8  pm, Pender Harbour Health Cenlre, Madeira  Park. 13  A.A. Women's Only meetings, Sechelt:  Mondays 8:15 pm and Thursdays noon at the  Action Building, Dolphin St. Call 885-5680. 13  Evente at Rockwood Centre: Drawing Ii  Watercolour with Don Jarvis; Shakespeare - The  Tragedies with Peter Millard; Cake & Candy  Courses with Barb Whllby: Creative Belgian  Chocolates begins March 30.  Sexually Transmitted Dlaeaae Clinic: Phone for  aopointment in Gibsons 886-8131, Sechelt 885-  5164. 13  Single ft Pregnant? Phone the Health Unit -  886-8131. , 13  Hoapital Tour: Phone St. Mary's Hospital  switchboard to arrange, 885-2224. 13  School Entry Booster Clinics: A booster dose  of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis is important  for children entering school. Gibaona 886-8131;  Sechelt 885-5164. 13  MONDAYS  Tuberculin Skin Teatlng ft Travellers Clinics  will be held In Gibsons March 15, 22 and 29 and  Traveller's Clinic only on March 18 ft 25 at the  Gibsons Health Unit. No charge. Info: 886-8131.  Tuberculin Clinics will be held In Sechell March  15, 22 and 29 at the Sechelt Health Unit. No  charge. Inio: 885-5164.  Tai Chi with Marilyn Confer, Rockwood Cenlre,  noon-1 pm. Drop-Ins welcome. 885-2522.       13  TUESDAYS  Child Health Clinics will be held in Gibsons  March 16, 23 and 30 wilh an extra CHC March  22. No charge. Inio: 886-8131.  Late Seriea Pre-Natal Class March 16, 7-9 pm  at the Sechell Heallh Centre. Also March 23, 30  & April 6. To register phone 886-8131.  Parent A Baby Drop-In, 1:15-3:30 pm, 494 S.  Fletcher, Gibsons. 13  Yoga with Carol Brophy, Rockwood Centre,  beginners 6-7:30 pm, advanced 7:30-9:30 pm.  885-2522. 13  Light Movement Fitness Claaa lor over-50s  offered at Pender HArbour Aquatic Centre, 3:30-  4:30 pm, starting March 23. Info: Maggi, 885-  5527. 12  WEDNESDAYS  Suneoaat Writers' Forge meets on the second  Wednesday of every month to learn from one  another during critique workshops. All writers are  welcome, trom poets to technical, from 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.    12  Child Health Clinics will be held In Sechelt  March 17, 24 and 31 with extra CHCs March 8  and 16. No charge. Info: 885-5164.  Tuberculin Clinics will be held In Sechelt March  17 ft 24 at the Sechelt Health Unit. No charge.  Info: 885-5164.  Parent ft Baby Drop-In, 1:00-3:30 pm, 5571  Inlet. Sechelt. 13  Yoga with Sara Qerrlng, Rockwood Cenlre,  beginners 6-7:30 pm, advanced 7:30-9:30 pm.  885-2522. 13  Tai Chi with Merrily Corder. Rockwood Cenlre,  noon-1 pm. Drop-Ins welcome. 885-2522.       13  Navy League Cadets lor boys and girls 10-13  years old. Develops sell-respect ana discipline  while having fun learning new skills. Meets at  6:30 pm, Gibsons Legion Hall, Sept.-May.  Continuous registration; $35 per year. Uniforms  provided. Call Mike at 886-8236. 14  Sunahlne Toastmasters meetings at 7:30 pm at  Chatelech Secondary, Room 115. Learn leadership, communication and public speaking skills.  Everyone welcome. No meeting March 17. TFN  THURSDAYS  Child Health Clinics will be held In Pender  Harbour March 18 and 25. No charge. Info: 885-  5184.  Sunahlne Summers support lor weight loss.  Davis Bay, 6:30 pm. Phone Joan, 885-2098    13  Gibsons Garden Club meetings are held Ihe 3rd  Thursday of every month at 7:30 pm at St.  Bartholomew's Church Hall (corner North Rd. ft  Hwy. 101). March guest speaker: Mary Butryn of  The Merry Gardener. New members welcome. 13  Sunahlne Coaat Hospice volunteer training  grogram April 3. Phone Sunshine Coast Home  upport Society, 885-5144.  3C'e Weight Lose Support Qroup meets afternoons 12:30-2:30pm, call 886-2692, and  evenings 6:30-8:00pm, call 886-7159, at the  United Church, Glassford Rd., Gibsons. TFN  Lettuce Loae Branch #16 ol Western Weight  Controllers Is a support group for weight loss.  Meet In central Sechelt weekly at 9:30 am. Into:  885-2658. 14  -.  -J] 20  Coast News, March 8, 1993  Capilano  College  UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:  ���DOS - LEVEL 1  Friday, March 19  9:00 am to 4:00 pm  North Campus  Fees: $65.00  ���BASIC ELECTRICITY  Saturday, March 20  10:00 am to 4:30 pm  North Campus  Fees: $65.00  S627 Inlet Ave., PO Box 1609  Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0  FAX: 987-1535 (Dual Use Line)  Adriane Carr, Western  Canada Wilderness Committee co-founder, argues that a  tourism study of the Caren  Range and Tetrahedron  should be undertaken before  any more longing is allowed.  Keith Thirkell pholo  COLLECTION  1USTAFEWEXAMPLES:  $1995  m _^_m sq yd  $100  ���  sq 11.  Candide  (Irregular)  When it's gone  - it's gone  Roll Ends  Roll out the  Savings!  SPRING COLLECTION SALE...ON NOW  If ever there was in opportunity to enjoy extra  saving on your choice of floor covering this is  it. Wood, Vinyl, or Carpet, incomparable  value at Super Savings prices! It's our way of  helping you save your way to a beautiful floor.  Bruce  Hardwood  In-stock only  ��� 44 store Buying Power - saves you money  o*^ ��� Most up-to-date styles and colours  ��� Friendly, personal service  ��� Knowledgeable, trained sales people  ��� Free estimates and shop-at-home service  ��� We lake the risk out of buying floorcoverlng  ��� You won't find better value anywhere!  ATTENTION SENIORS  We will pay the GST on any non-sale purchase  Hurry! Spring Collection Sale ends March 31.  &\^m%*eei��:  ^Z^____-^  Tourism study advocated  for Coast logging hotspots  by Keith Thirkell  With tourism growing into a  major economic force in some  areas of BC, more studies are  being proposed to compare  potential benefits against such  traditional economic mainstays  as logging.  Adriane Carr, one of the co-  founders of the Western Canada  Wilderness Committee, says a  recently released study by SFU  graduate Brian White showed  that tourism, not logging, is the  economic engine of the future  for Clayoquot Sound on Vancouver Island.  Carr, a Gibsons' resident,  said similar results might be  reached in many of the south  coast's forest regions and added  she would like to see the same  study done here to determine if  long-term tourism revenues  would outweigh those of  forestry.  Said Carr. "The SCRD  should get involved and commission such a study. With a  heightened public awareness  about places such as the Caren  Range and the Tetrahedron, I  think it's in the public interest to  find out exactly what's going on  in our forests. If it could be  determined that tourism on the  Sunshine Coast is enhanced by  wilderness values then that  information should be made  available before those values are  lost forever."  For the last two summers,  Friends of Caren have conducted tours of the old-growth forest  on the Caren Range and the  attendance has steadily  increased. Last summer more  than 600 people made the trip  up the fog-enshrouded slopes.  The Clayoquot study was  conducted two years ago by  Lavolin Corp,, of Montreal, but  the findings were suppressed  from publication until Brian  White left bis position there.  The findings of the study  showed that tourism is adversely affected by the visual consequences of logging and that the  long-term economic benefits of  tourism in the area far outweigh  the projected profits of logging.  Bill Moore, SCRD economic  development officer, said it  would be "wonderful and very  interesting if such a study could  be carried out here." Moore  cited a "world-wide phenomenon called eco-tourisnrt" as  being the driving force behind a  new wave in conservation and  environmental awareness.  Magazines such as Canadian  Geographic, Equinox, Sierra  and even Beautiful BC are consistently splashed with adds for  Natural gas conversion grants begin to expire this April!  Save up to 30%  on heating costs!  When you convert to a natural gas  home heating system you can save up  to 30% on your heating bills.  If you're still using an older fuel oil  furnace or electric heat, it's time to save  money and improve your home comfort  with higher efficiency natural gas.  Natural gas is the best choice for your  lifestyle. There are several energy-  efficient natural gas heating systems to  choose from - such as a furnace, boiler  or heating fireplace. Don't wake up to  the cold of another winter morning  without the fast, reliable warmth and  comfort only natural gas provides.  Save on installation  costs today!  Take advantage of generous easy-to-  arrange grants and rebates of up to  8900. Don't delay. Time is running out.  fll  ig!  Individual  Combination  watar  haatar  ��20O  >200  *200  I   haatlng  flraplaca  ��50O  ��SOO  ���  fumaca/  boiler  ��700  ���  ��700  >700  ��900  For some homeowners that have access  to natural gas service, the grant and  rebate programs expire this April.  Contact your local Qualified Dealer or call Centra Cas today at 885-6117.  To make your conversion to natural gas  easy, convenient financing at only  2% over prime is available.  Flexible payment plans of  up to five years requiring  no down payment.  On approval of credit.  Time is money!  These natural gas i  conversion grants and  rebates are easy to get  today, but they'll be gone  soon. There's never been  a better time to convert.  Make the Power Smart  move to clean,  convenient, economical  natural gas.  *  Centra Gas  adventurous expeditions lo  exotic and isolated places like  Baffin Island, the West Coast of  Vancouver Island, the Queen  Charlottes and Pategonia. To  these tourists, money is usually  no object.  Moore believes the Coast  would be well advised to cash in  on its unique features, such as  its ancient forests, alpine terrain  and wildlife, especially in light  of the recent 24 per cent cut in  the area's annual allowable cut.  Moore stressed, however,  "that it is still a multi-stakeholder issue and forestry will be a  big part of this community for a  long time.  "It's a question of evaluating  some of the other economic values associated with the forests,  and that includes things like  environmental tourism, mushroom and salal picking and high  value plantations like yew  wood. It basically encompasses  the whole area of value-added  resource use."  Anything that helps generate  revenue and new employment  here is welcome," Moore added.  As to whether the SCRD  would fund such tourism study,  Moore said: "If the wilderness  committee put forward a properly and well- considered proposal  we would certainly look at it."  Victoria  Here today. Gone in April. Jm  test  ms  by Keith Thirkell  Representatives of the Tetrahedron Alliance and the Friends  of Caren will join what is being  billed as the largest environmental protest in Victoria's history, this Thursday (March 18).  Scheduled for the day the  legislature reconvenes, the  protest is being organized to  pressure the government to  include Clayoquot Sound on the  west coast of Vancouver Island  in the Commission on  Resources and Environment  (CORE) negotiations. "It is the  largest remaining area of temperate rainforest in the world,"  says Gibsons' resident Paul  George, founder of the Western  Canada Wilderness Committee.  George said response to the  protest has been overwhelming  and people from all over the  south coast are committed to  attending.  George 10 days ago pitched  tents on the legislature lawns in  a bid to meet with Premier  Mike Harcourt over the issue.  Three days after the camp out  began, the premier's office  agreed to a meeting scheduled  for tomorrow (March 16).  The premier is expected to  make announce plans for Clayoquot Sound at a press conference after the meeting.  a mmt. aaa.ati'.asaa, - ?.,*&��&_���


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