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 Victoria, B.C.  V8V 1X5  Atten: Rod Cardin 94-9  COAST^NEWS  50 cents per copy on newsstands  ESTABLISHED     1945  December 6,1993 Volume 47 Issue 49  Sechelt police  seize        q  narcotics     L  VIGIL:  remembering the  Montreal n  massacre  ^^  Love tap could  prove costly for  Queen of    o  Cowichan  _____  SAFE SEX:  school condom  controversy  /  continues    0  Fabulous creations  made to    <|c  measure  Full speed head  for womens'.-  soccer      I /  Coast cesarean  frequency too  high, say  doctors  Lean  on me...  Coast dancers  rehearse for  the  Celebration of  Dance at/ the  Raven'sCry  Theatre Dec.  18 and 19.  The shows will  Include  original works  of  choreography  and  encompass  dance styles  ranging from  ballet to  boogie.  Joel Johnstone  photo  [   _^P��P---m----^WpW|WMMBWMBB| .^^        _r- ^MmW     \  ---.���a------------------------ ---------s-ss��^.-________��*a--_ga.ii_____________Oi_i_,IMa_______Ba_^_l__^_^_^_^_-^  Irving's Landing sewage outfall gets go-ahead  by Nancy Moote marina, pub, 24-unit motel and 3000     John Cashore, then Ihe environment min- Earlier Ihis fall the regional distrii  A controversial private sewage plant at     square foot conference centre. ister. Roxborough's main concern is that     rejected an application to rezone proper!  by Nancy Moote  A controversial private sewage plant at  the Irvine's Landing Marina has the green  light from the provincial Ministry of  Environment.  Jane Reid, regional director for Pender  Harbour and Egmont, said she's appalled  by Ihe decision and hopes to appeal it.  "The regional district and residents'  concerns were given no consideration,"  she said.  On Nov. 26, the marina was granted a  permit to discharge 40.9 cubic metres of  treated effluent a day. The permit specifies that the sewage plant would service a  marina, pub, 24-unit motel and 3000  square foot conference centre  Only the marina and pub presently  exist.  The day before the (Wltn>lr��<aVas issued,  the regional district faxed the ministry  asking them to put the project on hold  until the SCRD had a chance to review  the marina's water circulation study and  an Environment Canada water quality  study for all of Pender Harbour.  Bul by ihen it was too late to stop the  permit. Pender Harbour resident Bill Rox-  borough, said in August he sent a petition  with 161 names opposing the project to  John Cashore, then Ihe environment minister. Roxborough's main concern is that  this decision opens the gate to other  requests for sewer outfalls in the area.  Dennis Barlow, waste management  officer with the MOE office in Surrey,  said he has no record of such a petition.  Five phone calls and three letters concerning the project came in, he said, and those  concerns were answered.  The decision to grant the permit was  made on technical grounds, Barlow said.  He emphasized that any new development  must still go through the regional district's planning and rezoning procedures.  Exploring artistic,  personal boundaries  with paintbrush, easel  by Darah Hansen  Bright colour makes it  impossible to sit comfortably in  the room with all the paintings.  All the primaries - add pinks  and purples - beam out from  their Bristol board backing,  charged with the electricity of  the artist herself.  The colours are strictly separate yet twisted  together into  shapes that don't        ������������  make sense.  The images are  there, teasing you  to find them, but  they don't reveal  themselves.  Ursula Frilsch  knows her art is  not"easy."  She knows  people have to  work to reach a  level of understanding of what    they're seeing.  "That's the way  I like it," she says, siring amid a  portion of her work displayed in  the living room of her Gambier  Island home.  To reach that level of comprehension, she says: "You've  got to commit yourself to it.  You've got to study it and  you've got to gel used to it."  "You can't fall asleep in  front of paintings like these  that's for sure."  Fritsch does not consider  herself an abstract artist.  Though the images she creates are far from reality, they are  real images.  "I like Ihings with people and  animals in them ... Even if you  ���You can't fall  asleep in front  of paintings  like these  that's  for sure'  ���Ursula Fritsch  don't recognize them," she says.  Pointing to a painting she  calls 'The Cow' - she's pleased  the image isn't readily apparent.  "You can't see it?" says  Fritsch. She outlines with her  finger the beast's yellow horns,  tracing the body back to the tip  of the tail. Only then does the  name take on a sensical form.  She smiles: "(A  painting) should be  ������     a little bit of a  mystery."  Years ago,  Fritsch began her  work as a painter  reading "how-to"  books about landscapes but within a  short time the style  just didn't mean  anything to her  anymore.  "There was no  challenge," she        says.  It was something she kept up  only as long as it took to delve  into her own imagination.  A course in acrylic painting,  some sketching classes and a  passion for the work of artists  Cezanne, Klee and Miro pushed  her to seek out her own talents.  Miro, she says, has been the  greatest influence on her work.  She pulls down a book on his  art from atop a shelf. Flipping  through Ihe photos, she comments on how much she loves  his "crazy figures."  "But I have to be careful,"  Fritsch says.  "Sometimes I'd just like to  make some crazy things (like  this) and not worry about Miro  Artist Ursula Fritsch wilh one of her works.     Darah Hansen photo  ... Because of him, I have to  hold back, otherwise I'd just be  duplicating."  Duplication of what already  exists is something she broke  away from when she left landscape artistry.  What she strives for now is a  creative use of colour over a  hard, flat surface.  Her paintings are noticeably  flat - very little perspective. It's  difficult for her to explain why  she likes it that way.  Frustrated for an answer, she  says: "It's just the way you're  made up."  It's easier lo say why she  likes colour - "the brighter the  better."  She likes to paint things that  are happy, emphasizing the  emotion by Ihe vividness of the  hues.  "Life is miserable enough.  Why should I paint miserable  things?" she says.  She adds, despite her conscious purpose, critics have  pointed to a hidden sinister  quality in her work.  Fritsch concedes it might  well be Ihere.  "My life wasn't always  happy," she says, remembering  a bomb destroying her house in  Germany during the war and  later her first lonely years in  Canada.  turn to page 15  Earlier this fall the regional district  rejected an application to rezone property  adjacent to the Irvine's Landing pub from  rural residential to commercial. The decision came after.vigorous objections were  voiced during a public hearing.  Reid said no one at the public hearing,  except the marina's lawyer, spoke in  favor of the plan. Many of the objections  concerned the sewage disposal plans.  At that time the marina owners denied  they had any plans to expand their business. Marina representative Lorna Elliot  could not be reached for comment on Friday.  LRUP  committee  lurches  along  toward  consensus  by Ian Cobb  Though they come from various backgrounds and interest  bases regarding forestry issues -  the Local Resource Use Plan  (LRUP) committee has reached  al least one consensus. They-  want lo resolve the ongoing  debate surrounding the future  of the Tetrahedron plateau.  However, the latest gathering of LRUP committee members showed there's still a way  to go before the group reaches  agreement on whether or not  the Tetrahedron is to be included in the provincial government's Protected Areas  Stratagy (PAS), which seeks to  protect a representative 12 per  cent of the province's eco-sys-  tems.  With a Dec. 31 deadline  looming over them, the 14 in  attendance at the Sunshine  Coast Forest District boardroom on Field Road, Dec. I,  agreed they have to meet more  often and strive to try and draft  a report and take it to the public  for review before the production of a final draft.  The main purpose of the  Dec. 1 meeting was for the  seven sub-committees that  make up the diverse interests of  the LRUP-Tetrahedron group  to table their reports.  turn to back page  ___���_���  MHMI '��.  Coast News, December 6, 1993  CHRISTMAS SPECIAL  Custom Made  Aluminum Toolboxes,  Roof Racks,  Fuel Tanks, Etc, Etc...  lafeHt.  l^aCi-LiUllVlCjr (AluminumShop)  1186 North Road ��� 886-8625  Mounties make  $150,000 drug bust  Mam have asked.  IsJopjH* slill working?"  .niswif is iK-iimu  30  Years  , Experience  TOWN OF GIBSONS  NOTICE  OF INAUGURAL  COUNCIL MEETING  DECEMBER 8th, 1993  7:30 PM  GIBSONS MUNICIPAL HALL  Light refreshments will be served alter official ceremonies  RSVP to Lynda Coole 886*2274  by Darah Hansen  A drug bust last week has  netted two local men jail time as  police seized nearly $150,000  worth of hashish and marijuana  from iheir homes.  Colin Andrew ������  Campbell and  Tobias Richard  Orr, both 22-  years-old, were  taken into police  custody Wednes- ,.  day night after  five kilograms of hashish and  over one kilogram of marijuana  was discovered in their West  Sechelt homes.  Constable Paul Stevens of  ihe Sechelt RCMP detachment  said the arrests resulted after a  week-long investigation into an  active trafficking operation on  the Coast.  Stevens said police are  unsure as to the origin of the  drugs, adding Ihey were noi  locally grown.  This is not  small time'  -Paul Stevens  THE    SUNSHINE  COAST NEWS  & WEEKENDER  _%e Corporation of tfje  mittitt of .&eg_|t  P.O. Box 129,5545 Inlet Avenue, Section B.C. VON 3A0 Telephone (604) 885-1986 Fax (604) 885*7581  MUNICIPAL MEMO  Houseboats and/or  Floating Homes  Please take note that District of Sechelt  Zoning Bylaw 25 prohibits the "placement or  occupation of houseboats or floating homes  on tidal or non-tidal waters" anywhere within  the boundaries of the Municipality. For further  information contact Sue Spurgeon, Bylaw  Enforcement Officer at 885-1986.  Emergency Numbers  Residents are asked to note the  following emergency numbers to be used  after office hours or on weekends.  WATER, 885-2261  HIGHWAYS      1-800-663-4997  SEWER 885-5111  Please note that ANY problems regarding  water should be directed to the Sunshine  Coast Regional District at 885-2611.  A Last Note from the  Mayor  It lias been a pleasure to be of service to  the people of Sechelt over the past three  years as Mayor. My thanks to those  residents who placed their trust in me and  even those that didn't! I must say there  was never a dull moment.. .well, almost  never. Some of those meetings... I  I wish the new Mayor and Council all my  best in the 3 years ahead and hope that  the residents of Sechelt will show interest  in local government and support the seven  people who have made a commitment to  the community as your new Council.  Sincerely  Nancy A. MacLarty  Clip ��n 'Save  \Y-  Schedule of  Public Skating at  Sechelt Arena  For your information the following is a  schedule of regular public skating hours  at the Arena. Please note that some of  these skates will have to be cancelled  during the season due to hockey  tournaments. Notice of any cancellations  will appear in the Municipal Memo.  Fridays  2:00 ��� 3:30 p.m.  Parents and Pre-schoolers  3:30 ��� 4:45 p.m.  Open skating  9:00 -10:00 p.m.  Teen Skate  Saturdays  4:45 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.  Open Skate  Sundays  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Open Skate  Business Notices  Please be advised the following amendments to the Business License Bylaw  No. 180 with regard to fees were passed  by Council on Dec. 1,1993. The changes  are reflected in the 1994 invoices.  ��� .Section 3 is deleted for sole individual  businesses (crafts or jeweller, daycare  for up to 5 children, seamstress,  dressmaker and stenographer), and the  fee is replaced by Section 1 of  Schedule A.  ��� Section 1 of Schedule A  $100.00 is replaced by One Hundred  and Twenty Dollars ($120.00)  T Section 2 of Schedule A  $200.00 is replaced by Two Hundred  and Twenty Dollars ($220.00).  ��� Section 3 of Schedule A  "Transfer of Location  The administration fee for transferring  the location of the business under  subsection 5(3) shall be $20.00."  ��� Section 3(8)  The fee charged for annual renewal of  a business license shall be decreased  by $20.00 (Twenty Dollars) if it is paid  before December 24th of the year prior  to the year for which the fee is being  paid."  Regular Council  Meetings  Regular Council Meetings take place on  the 2st and 3rd Wednesday of each mth  at the Municpal Hall, Inlet Ave.  Clip 'n 'Save  %*-  Mayor's Hotline  885-5360  A one kilogram bag of marijuana was marked with a "Gold  Star" label representing a drug  operation in Afghanistan.  Stevens said police are certain the drugs  , were destined to  be sold on the  Sunshine Coast.  "This shows a  big change in the  local market...Ihis  .     is not small time."  Campbell and  Orr are both charged with trafficking narcotics and are scheduled to appear in Sechelt  Provincial Court Dec. 7.  Earlier this summer, Sechelt  police recovered over $1 million  worth of marijuana from a hidden plantation up Jervis Inlet.  At that time, approximately  390 marijuana plants were  seized, each worth approximately $2,000.  No suspects have been arrested in the matter.  Constable Paul Stevens displays narcotic substances seized last  week. Dorah Hansen photo  Montreal massacre remembered  on Coast through candlelight vigil  by Nancy Moote  First mourn, then work for  change.  In that spirit of activism,  women, men and children will  gather tonight to remember the  14 young women killed on Dec.  6,1989.  The women were students  and employees at L'Ecole Poly-  technique, a MontreiU engineering college. The murderer, who  also killed himself, left a suicide  note which made clear his  motive was resentment of  women.  Carol Stewart, coordinator of  the Women's Resources Society, said the vigils will remember those women, and all  women who are victims of violence.  Jo Cardinall, Maureen Dar-  ragh and Merv Roy are working  in different ways to end violence  on the Sunshine Coast. They  agree that the Montreal massacre should not be forgotten.  Darragh, coordinator of the  Sunshine Coast Transition  House, sometimes feels frustrated because a lot of people still  don't know what happened in  Monteal or recognize that violence against women is a problem.  "The word feminist is still a  dirty word - the 'F' word," she  said.  Darragh works with battered  women, and she knows women  have good reason to be afraid.  But rather than being martyrs or  blaming every man who walks  by, she said it's important to  keep working.  Vigils In  remembrance  of the  massacre of 14  women In  Montreal will  be held at  Rockwood in  Sechelt and  Dougal Park  In Gibsons.  file pholo  Roy, a counsellor with the  Action Drug and Alcohol Society, wears a white rose every  Dec. 6.  "We're attreally  concerned about the  escalation of  violence in our  society'  -Maureen Darra__h  He believes the memorial is  important for men as well as  women.  Roy has organized a series of  men's anger groups during the  past year and a half. He sees an  enormous need for such work on  the Coast.  "It's almost epidemic," he  said. "If you have a man in here  with an alcohol and drug prob  lem, you can be sure he's an  angry person." And if that man  is living with a partner, Roy  added, it's likely he's abusing  her either physically or verbally.  Cardinall and other Raging  Grannies are organizing the  Gibsons vigil and campaigning  against violent games and  videos.  "We're all really concerned  about the escalation of violence  in our society," she said.  Or, as Darragh puts it, "All  we want is peace. It's that simple."  Tonight, the Sechelt vigil  starts at Rockwood at 6:30 p.m.,  followed by a reception and  screening of the film After the  Montreal Massacre.  The Gibsons service will  begin at S p.m. in the gazebo at  Dougal Park.  Participants are asked to  bring candles - and the determination to end violence.  Gibsons crime rate up 50 per cent  by Darah Hansen  Police in Gibsons are fighting  an ugly trend this year.  Reports of violent crimes  committed within the town and  surrounding area are up by over  50 per cent from last year,  according to statistics compiled  by the Gibsons RCMP detachment. Corporal Robin Blair of  the detachment confirmed the  increase is occurring in all areas  of "person offences" - from  murder to common assault.  Since August, three women  have been sexually assaulted,  including a 13-year-old.  While in September, Stuart  Brown, 29, was killed in a fight  outside of Elphie's Cabaret.  Blair said it was difficult lo  reason why the violence is  increasing, but attributed part of  the blame on "extremely limited" police resources in a rapidly  growing community.  Blair said while the town and  surrounding area has increased  in population to almost 11,000  over the lasl decade, the size of  the police force has not  changed.  A total of 10 officers make  up the detachment with one or  Iwo officers working per shift.  Meanwhile, in Sechell, Corp.  John de Jong reported crime to  be "down marginally" this year.  Even so, officers were busy  with an investigation into the  murder of 86-year-old Harold  Tibb in May as well as "numerous" sexual assaults.  The Sechelt detachment consists of 20 police officers,  including four on the marine  crew and two on highway  patrol.  Downed hydro leave residents in dark  Many Gibsons and Roberts  Creek residents were left out in  the dark Monday evening after a  tree fell over a power-line near  Veterans Road and Highway  101.  Power went off at 5:30 p.m.  and returned at 7:50 once a  hydro crew had cleared the  debris away and restored safety.  The area affected by the outage stemmed from Roberts  Creek Road to Upper Gibsons.  "It took out a fair chunk,"  declared Hydro service planner  John MacKenzie- Moore.  Molher Nature couldn't have  picked a worse time as many  people were undoubtedly in the  midst of cooking or eating dinner  and, as MacKenzie-Moore noted,  "it hit a lot of businesses at that  lime of nighl" lhat are heading  into their Christmas boom-time.  A 21-year-old Gibsons man was arrested along  with two young offenders for break, enter and theft  last week.  Cheyenne Billy was charged wilh break, enter  and theft in relation to a house break in which  occured on Nov. 10 in Ihe Eagle Ridge area of  Gibsons.  Corp. Robin Blair reported police recovered  "much of the stolen property in excess of $3,000." news  Woodcreek negotiations pending  by Jane Seyd  Negotiations on the cost of clean-up are set  to begin this month between local government  and developers of the malfunctioning Woodcreek sewage system near Gibsons.  But so far, while a stop-gap measure is in  place, no work has been done on the site  towards a long-term solution to the problem.  Environment and health officials say  they're hoping that work starts soon. With  recent heavy rains, they say, there may be a  danger of sewage resurfacing on the drain  field.  Dennis Barlow, an environmental protection officer, said so far the developers have  done some remedial work on the site, including installing another disposal field to replace  the one which malfunctioned last winter.  But according to Barlow, the new drain  field is not in accordance with plans approved  by the Ministry of Environment, while the old  drain field has not been adequately repaired.  That means there's slill Ihe potential for  trouble. Most recently, after meetings with the  environment ministry, the regional district has  agreed to apply for a provincial grant, which if  approved would cover half the cost of repairing and rebuilding the sewage system for the  Woodcreek subdivision.  The report calls for the  system to be turned over to  the regional district for  operation  The total cost is estimated at over  $245,000.  The developers, Don and Shirley Macln-  tyre, would also be required to put up funding  and/or land towards fixing the system, but  "there wouldn't be any regional district  money put in," said Sieg Lehmann, superin  tendent of public works.  Regional directors also wanl to make sure a  grant to clean up Woodcreek wouldn't jeopardize the possibility of other grants for sewer  and waler projects for other parts of the Coasl.  Back in October, a consultant's report for  Ihe Ministry of Health recommended the cost  of fixing the Woodcreek system be split  between the provincial government (through  the Ministry of Environment) and the developers, with residents paying a small portion.  Once running properly, Ihe report calls for  the system to be turned over to the regional  district for operation.  No time frame was given for repairs to be  completed in the recommendation.  Problems with the Woodcreek system date  back to 1987, culminating last winter in raw  sewage surfacing on the drain field. Six environmental charges stemming from the Woodcreek situation are still faced by the developers, scheduled to appear in court in Feb  Foot passengers load the 12:20 ferry at Langdale as BC Ferrie's Corp personnel assess damage which occurred when the Queen of  Cowichan struck the dock. Joel Johnstone photo  Queen of Cowichan docks with gusto  by Ian Cobb  BC Ferry Corporation is  investigating an accident that  occured at Ihe Langdale Ferry  Terminal Dec. 1.  The 5,961-tonne Queen of  Cowichan ended her 11:30 a.m.  trip from Horseshoe Bay lo  Langdale with a bump, causing  minor damage to the ship and  sending the days schedule back  50 minutes.  A witness waiting for the  ferry to dock said it appeared as  though the ship "came in  crooked" and "he jusl whapped  it (dock)."  BC Ferry's communications  manager Ed McKenzie said the  accident occured when the ferry  "bumped the dock catwalk  between the dolphins."  The "dolphins" help guide  the ferry into the dock.  "There was slight damage to  the ship," McKenzie said.  "A deckplate was slightly  buckled,",  In addition, some wood  broke loose from the catwalk  and fell on the Dogwood  Princess, also docked at Langdale and the smaller craft  received minor damage.  "I don't have, at this time,  any monetary figures for the  damages," McKenzie said.  AS" for whether there was  I injuries, he said, "The only  i thing we're aware of is a woman  ' bumped her shoulder against a  truck."  Another passenger, Ty of  West Vancouver, said he felt "a  little bump" while he was walking down a flight of stairs and  though he didn't know what had  happened, "it was pretty cool."  Hope dims for Christmas lights in Sechelt  by Nancy Moote  Is it the town of Sechelt, or  Whoville after the Grinch's evil  visit?  Big plans to light Ihe streets  of Sechelt during the festive season have been snuffed out  because Sechell council and Ihe  Chamber of Commerce couldn't  agree which decorations to buy.  Chamber president Patrick  Hobbs described the decision as  a swan song for the outgoing  council, adding lhat chamber  members did 150 per cenl to  make Ihe project work.  "We're all really, really upset  about it," he said. "Not only do  we suffer, but every person  going through Sechelt at the  time the lights would have been  up also suffers."  According to mayor Nancy  MacLarty,   in    ______________  the past the  town's budget  for Christmas  decorations  "couldn't even  replace bulbs  that had burnt  out."  So this year, council increased that budget to $10,000  and asked the Chamber of Commerce to choose the decorations.  The chamber canvassed  downtown merchants, consid-  We're att really,  really upset  about it  -Patrick Hobbs  ered some 20 options, and suggested that each of the new  downtown lighl posts be hung  with a lighted wreath.  ______________ The decorations cost  $11,300 and  were chosen  from a U.S.  catalogue.  When the  chamber's suggestion came to  council three weeks ago councillors nixed the choice, complaining the wreath design could only  be seen from one side, the supplier was not Canadian, and the  decorations might be vandalized.  They voted to table the matter  and investigate other alternatives, which means it's too late  to buy the decorations in time  for Christmas.  Even the Christmas tree  which traditionally graces the  cenotaph park at the corner of  Wharf and Cowrie is in trouble  this year.  The electrical connection  serving the park was removed  during last summer's downtown  renovation, and the town works  department is trying to figure  out a way to light the tree.  But administrator Art Lew  promised Ihere will be lights on  the tree come hell or high water.  BOOK SIGNING  PETER TROWER WILL BE IN GIBSONS  Sat., Dec, 11  to autograph copies of his book  GROGAN'S CAFE  10_m*noon  Sayward Books  Sunnycrest Mall  1pm-3pm  Coast Books  Gibsons Landing  A   GIEAT   CHRISTMAS   GIFT!  _&  MASON H1I1S FEED SU.PPLY  AiMmVirLfti^taU  ���3 I Bucket-field's  Complete line of Animal Feed.  Don't forget our feathered friends this winter!  We have wild Bird Mix ��� French Mix ��� Peanuts  Niger ��� Millet and Sunflower .Seeds ��� CockatielMix  Canary Mix* Budgie Mix* Pigeon Mix ��� PamrtFood  Just In time for Christmas���  CEF APPROVED RIDING HELMETS,  ENOLISH BOOTS ft ASSORTED TACK  Ken (Utde-Vt&iMnelieM.  Mtan     Sat.  *)   6  Coast News, December 6, 1993  BRANKft'S  Boutique  ivishes you Happy holidays  ���with a  Sale Starting Dec. 10  ' -*--^-Cx__Cf-r----^_  (jreat prices just in time  for Christmas  ***-*_jup*o*qla_-*-*--"  I'd he closed from Christmas T>ay  & re-opening in time for Valentine's 'Day  M0N-SAT10-5 279G0WERPT.RD.  GIBSONS LANDING 886-2018  -  !  Buffet every  Sunday Evening  from 5pm  $9,  -Mt^'aft  BREAKFAST  SPECIAL  Monday ��� Friday  7am - 9 am  ��� 2 large pancake  ��� 2 eggs  ��� sausages or bacon  ��� home fries  ��� lots of coffee    %__    __  $5.95  ���our dinner menu  also available  Fabulous Lunch & Dinner Specials  hours: Mon - Fri 7am - 2 pm, 5pm - 9pm  Sat - Sun 8am - 2pm, 5pm - 9pm  Hwy 101, Davis Bay 885-7285  Christmas  Trees  Are  Here!  Live trees and locally-grown  cut trees available  See us for poinsettias  and lots or gift ideas  for your favourite gardener  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd.  \l    !(,. ,,l     \\  SECHELT  APPLIANCE & MATTRESS  If you are building or renovating  come in _ see David's  McClary  Range Easy Claan      $54900 one only  Almond  Fridge 17 CUble ft.       -$69900 one only  Almond  Dishwasher $42900 oneonly  3 Level Wash  Package Price  $190000 including tax  See David  for Quality,  Service & Reliability  QUALITY, SERVICE AND RELIABILITY  SECHELT APPLIANCES.      __  MATTRESS CENTRE       LP  02*5688 Cowrie St., Sechelt 885-5417  ! '-.*. -t____��    -*- - -_-���-- V�� ���*��� ���--������������������  _____>__________________��� Coast News, December 6,  1993  opinion  Violence against  women - the time  for change is here  Today we mourn lhe brutal killing of fourteen young  women at a Montreal engineering school in 1989. To  understand why this crime has become a symbol for the  pervasive violence against women in this country, consider the painful facts.  A man with a gun walked into L'licole Polytechnique  th-_ cold December day. ordered all the men to leave an  engineering class, cursed tlie handful of women students  and called them the worst name he could think of - "feminists."  Then he assassinated them.  At the time, there was a defensive outcry that this was  the isolated act of a madman, that Marc Lepine was not  "everyman. ' But a study from Statistics Canada recently  confirmed what women's groups have been saying all  along - violence against women is the norm in Canada,  not the exception. The Montreal massacre was only an  extreme example of the violence women face every day.  The StatsCan report st-ites that over half of all women in  Canada have been physically assaulted by a husband,  boyfriend or stranger.  How do you read tahese statistics?  You can ignore them, saying tlie number seems too high  - at least some women surveyed must have been lying.  There just can't be lhat many women who have been  assaulted.  You can believe the statistics but detach yourself, your  friends, and family members from them. It must be one  twisted man (no one you know) assaulting women at a  rate of about 10 per day.  Or, difficult though it may be, you can accept the clear  implication that a sizeable minority of men have been, and  aie being, violent to women.  It's time lo face up to the dirty facts of life. Male violence has been accepted for too long, excused by old lies  like "she was screwing around" or "it only happens when  he drinks" or "there were layoffs at tlie mill that week."  And yes, l��th men and women do offer tfiese excuses in  all seriousness. They are even accepted as mitigating factors for those rare wife-beating cases which make it to  court.  It doesn't have to be this way. Let's stop the pain and  bloodshed. Let's stand up and recognize that male violence does happen and that it is a serious problem. We've  done enough studies and lighted enough candles.    -������*-* -  On this day when we are asked to remember the 14  young women murdered, let's write our own manifesto to  end the violence:  We demand an end to the tacit tolerance of violence and  the blaming of the victim.  We demand that the justice system treat crimes of violence with more seriousness than crimes of property.  We demand that the aggressors be the ones to leave the  home rather than driving the women into poverty with  their children so that they may escape the terror.  We demand that our children grow up knowing they're  safe from violence and that violence is wrong.  It's not going to be an easy fight. But the only alternative is to close our eyes to basic human values and accept  an ongoing and dreadful crime.  Human Rights  Day approaches  DcormbcrlO is Human Rights  Day, a day on which people in  free countries celebrate the UN  L'rjversal Declaration of Human  Rights. It is the day when ongani-  zations such as Amnesty International draw attention to human  rights abuses in many countries.  The exercise of freedoms thai we  in Canada enjoy can lead lo  impnsonment and death. The use  of torture is widespread and.  increasingly, governments and  rebel organizations are getting  rid of their own people by causing them to 'disappear'.  Canadians can take freedom  for granted. We have just been  through two elections and. however unhappy we personally may  be with the results, we know that  the process was democratic We  can criticize our elected officials  and/or our police force with  impunity. Lawyers and journalists can freely practice their professions We do not have to hide  from 'death squads' or tremble at  night in fear of the arrest thai is a  prelude to imprisonment and torture.  Each year Amnesty International Group 1130 maris Human  Rights Day by asking the residents of the Sunshine Coast to  participate in an action on behalf  of victims of human rights abuses. This year there is a special  campaign on 'disappearances'  and political killings. Group 160  has recently been given a dossier  on a young Guatemalan couple  who 'disappeared' 10 years ago  and who are almosl certainly  dead. Letters will be written to  ask the authorities to bring those  responsible for their arrest and  disappearance to justice. There  are also appeals on cases in the  Philippines. Togo. El Salvador,  etc. We ask residents to come to  Trail Bay Mall on Friday, Dec.  10 and participate in a write-a-  ihon. We will provide writing  materials and all information.  For those people who feel they  can't write letters we'll have  samples to copy. We'll have  greeting cards to be addressed to  prisoners chosen for this year's  greeting card campaign We ask  you to give a few minutes of  your time and, if you can afford  it. a loonie to cover the postage.  Although Amnesty International never claims to be responsible for the release of a prisoner,  there is ample evidence from  statements made by authorities  and former prisoners, that even  the most hardened officials are  sensitive to world opinion. That  is why Al's letter writing campaigns are effective. Last year  one of the recipients in the greeting card campaign was Vera  Chirwa, 61. a lawyer in Malawi.  She and her husband had been  imprisoned for 11 years and her  husband died in October. She  was released in January. She  says, "I was released because of  your good work." Several people  on the Sunshine Coast are part of  that good work. They participated in Ihe appeal on her behalf  last Dec. 10.  There is evidence, too, that  officials pay more attention to  letters written on letterhead.  Therefore, we ask business and  professional people in the community to bring along some of  their letterhead to write a letter or  leans. It matters not if letters are  handwritten but if you want to  bring a laptop, greal!  So please take time on Human  Rights Day to think about citizens who don't have our freedom. Come to Sechelt and give a  few minutes of your time on their  behalf.  SHIRLEY HALL, Chair  AI Group IM  We welcome letters to the editor on molten ol public  interest. However, we reserve the right to edit  submissions for brevity, clarity and legality. Please mail  your letters to:  TheEdltor  sunshine Com! News  Box 460  QfcMra. B.C.  VON 1V0  Grannies outraged  over Serial Killers  The Sunshine Coast Raging  Grannies are deeply offended al  the prospect of a new game  being introduced in Canada by  Tobias Allen of Seattle. This  game - called Serial Killer, 1st  edition - comes with body bag,  25 babies and four serial killer  figures. The object of the game is  to commit murder, the person  with the highest body count  being the winner.  We find this game upsetting  and would like to stop the sale of  this game in Canada. Please join  us and let your opinion be  known.Write to: John Duncan  M.P., Parliament Bldgs., Ottawa,  Ont. (no postage necessary).  Write to: Attorney-General  Colin Gableman, Governmenl of  B.C., Parliament Bldgs., Victoria, B.C. (no postage necessary).  Write to: Customs & Excise  Prohibited Importation, Con-  naught Bldg., Mackenzie Ave.,  Ottawa, Kl A OL5.  Write to: Minister of Justice,  Parliament Bldgs., Ottawa, Ont  (no postage necessary).  Write to: Customs Office, 333  Dunsmuir St., Vancouver, B.C.  V6B5R4. Tel: 666-0545.  Please write at least one letter  and send copies to the other government offices and tell them  you want Serial Killer Board  Game banned fiom Canada. Ask  for a reply. Your support is  appreciated.  JO CARDINALL  Sunshine Co*_t Raging  Grannies  Clouds of uncertainty still hang over a NAFTA future  In the American Congress the North American  Free Trade Agreement has finally passed. Mexico  is likely to follow suil immediately and the agreement Brian Mulroney pushed through the Canadian parliament, it seems so long ago, looks likely to  rule our lives for better or worse in the years to  come.  Sure. Prime Minister Chretien has some things  he wants changed, notably the energy agreement  which saw Mulroney bequeath Americans access  to Canadian power in perpetuity, but there is little  likelihood of a major Canadian re-thinking at this  stage.  There is unrest in the Labour movement in both  Canada and the United States about the agreement  but in neither country does the movement pack  enough political power to make a significant difference.  In Mexico, too, there arc opposition voices  grumbling about the 'colonial' nature of this agreement which sees one super power binding two  satellite economies to itself whilst seeking to  extend its hegemony throughout the Western  Hemisphere.  Differences between NAFTA and the European  Common Market it is meant to offset may have the  most to teach us. Two significant differences come  readily to mind.  First, there is a commitment in Europe for a  community-wide redistribution of the wealth created so poorer member countries and even member  regions are tlie recipients of extra funding designed  to bring their economics up to community stan-  musings  dard. Second, there is free movement of the citizens of the member countries, under a European  passport, throughout the community for work or  travel.  There seems no such commitment in NAFTA to  a relatively egalitarian distribution of the wealth  created, hence the Mexican charge that it is a colonial agreement. The market forces are to be free, it  is the new article of international faith, and somehow in their blind but omnipotent way they will  reshape all for the better.  Under a European style concordat such  depressed regions as tlie Canadian Maritimes could  expect special funding to shore up their ailing economics. Not so under NAFTA. And the concept  that the long suffering citizens of Mexico are  rapidly to be raised to a North American standard  of living is laughably unlikely. The redistribution  and sharing of created wealth would interfere with  sacred market forces.  In the second matter, the free movement of the  citizens of the participating countries under a com-  john burnside  mon passport, I doubt my children will live long  enough to see that come to pass. Even as the agreement was being approved in Washington recently,  American border patrols were stepping up their  vigilance in an effort to stem the flood of Mexicans  across the joint border. Near El Paso in West  Texas a new system of armed and mounted guards  has proved effective at keeping Mexican nationals  out of that border city to the consternation of El  Paso businessmen.  Canadians do enjoy considerable privilege in  travelling into the States. Seemingly alone in the  world, Canadians can enter wiThout a visa, but  there are only 27 million of us and we are affluent  compared to the 85 million Mexicans.  The feat being expressed by those with reservations about NAFTA is that the only clear winners  are the transnational corporations which will be  able to move ever more easily from country to  country wherever their interests are best served.  There is implicit in the agreement something of the  trickle-down economics which deserved to be thor  oughly discredited after the Reaganomics of the  1980s.  What George Bush himself, campaigning  against Reagan for die presidential nomination in  1980, called 'voodoo economics' proved to be just  that Regulations were cut, taxation on the wealthiest more than halved and the result in all of North  America is staggering national debt and growing  poverty.  The rich get richer and tlie poor get more desperate. The middle class is everywhere under pressure. Yet, by freeing up the wealthiest and the most  powerful continentally we are told we can expect  great benefits in the long run.  We have become expert, have we not, in short  term pain for promised long term gain. Ever since  our governments ran themselves hopelessly into  debt we have been urged to tighten our belts for  the sake of our children's future. And so we have,  but the situation does not seem to improve. The  suffering goes on and increases, as do the mountains of national debt.  All through tbe 1980s it was well-known tbe  only jobs being created, as the giant corporations  availed themselves of automation and new technology to 'downsize' were being created by small and  medium-sized firms. Still we have this agreement  which at first bLush seems to favour that sector of  the economy in which jobs have been steadily lost  The people of North America are being asked to  take a very great deal on trust by their governments. Utile in the recent track record of those  governments gives cause for easy confidence.  COAST^NEWS  Subscription lares ht  Um Caul Ntws or th. 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Stmkkn Com Naw, _. ftoKmi by copyright  andtoptoduoion of any part of It by any moata a)  proa*M��l unlaw parmlnion in avntrg k Util atcutod  from Claaaford Praw Ui, holdat of Hw copyright  a_-_ Coast News, December 6, 1993  II  ������if  Finding a new haven for the taxman  The news lhat the headquarters of your favourite tax and  mine, the GST, is being moved  to Summerside, PEI, may have  escaped your attention. 1 heard it  on radio sometime in the last  week, and that they were building a new building for this, I  guess, sizeable chunk of the new  bureaucracy in this nice generally  sleepy old town. There was an  interview with perhaps the  mayor, and he was asked what  they would do if Chretien actually did put the kybosh on the  GST. He laughed. We are not  going to call it the GST building  he said, we are going to call it Ihe  Tax Building. There will always  be people to come to it.  I spent about three months in  Summerside and very pleasant it  was too. You can, for example,  with the tide out, wade out into  the harbour lo a set of old piles,  pick oysters off them, open them  wilh the appropriate knife you  have brought in your belt and just  sland there on a sandy bottom  with the sun beaming down and  eat oysters, absolutely as many as  you like.  I had been in PEI only once  before and it was only overnight  and it had been definitely an  untidy visit. It was during the  war and we were in an amphibious flying boat and at the end of  a long flight over the Atlantic  and everything else on the Coasl  was socked in and we landed in  Charlottetown. In the mess there  was a man 1 knew, a Welsh radar  man, a drinking genius guitar  playing type.  He said Ihe pilot, Baldwin and  I were invited to a party and so  we went. Il was a house at Ihe  end of a long road out into the  country and Ihe host was a very  Brit, squadron leader, and from  Ihe stmt it was clear that we, and  certainly our Welsh friend, had  not been invited at all. He was  from Ihe start strumming and  singing away but the air was  becoming distinctly frosty and  Baldwin and I called a cab.  When we saw car lights lum into  the long road we thanked our  hosts, picked up our Welshman  and his guitar and moved oul.  The door shut and locked immediately behind us and the lights  went out, the car we thought was  a cab drove steadily by and it  was pouring with rain.  The squadron leader's car was  parked outside. We put our friend  into the back seat and got in and  waited but no cab. The key was  in the lock so we decided to drive  into town, pick up a cab, return  the car and get out to the station.  As we drove off I noticed a lighl  go on in a bedroom and when we  got to the airport we were led  into the guard room and there  was the squadron leader, furious,  charging us wilh stealing his car.  I remember Baldwin saying you  wanl a car, I will buy you a stable full of cars (his father was a  steel broker in New York.)  The squadron leader said we  All choked up  Re open burning regulations  As a choking, gagging member of a rural wood-burning community, I am elated to read about  tough.���a_w_ prov.incial,. laws  regarding,the. burning of,con-,  slruction clearance and garbage  (Coasl News, Nov. 22 Province  Adds Bile to Burning Regulations").  During Ihe burning season on  the Sunshine Coast, it is difficult  to enjoy a short walk without  inhaling noxious smoke and  fumes.  Last April, before mandatory  burning permit season, I counted  three major fires on cleared land,  all burning at once, mostly for an  average of Ihree days. Two were  within the Town of Gibsons; the  other was in the Sunshine Coast  Regional District. Flakes of ash  settled on my sundeck, though  the nearest fire was over Iwo city  blocks away.  Many new landowners clear  their property of valuable trees as  soon as possible, leaving Ihe  vacant lot with only twisted  stumps, roots and some useful  firewood al the sile. These huge  unsightly piles remain all summer, until burning permit season  is lifted, then the developer or  contractor bums them, regardless  of the weather or moisture content. Sometimes other debris, for  example roofing shingles, plastic  packing materials, join the blaze  to increase the toxicity of the  fumes.  This November, in one large  parcel of land just outside of Gibsons' town limits (off Reed  Road), four huge bonfires burned  for over four days and nights, the  smoke billowing out in the direction of the town. .This type of  major bum, in combination with  a few neighbours burning household garbage, can quickly fill Ihe  sky.  Although developers and contractors are primarily lo blame  for their wasteful ways, wood-  burning stoves also contribute to  the smoke, especially if they  don't burn hot and clean. I am  very much in favour of more  stringent regulations on these  emissions too.  To comprehend the problem,  take a walk on a winter's night  through the low-lying land  between bluff and hills around  the lower Gibsons marina area.  When everyone's stoked up Iheir  fireplace and wood stove, Ihe  resulting smoke fills up Ihis little  valley.  Continual smoke inhalation  has been linked to many illnesses, including an increase of asthma in children. It causes discomfort and danger to those with respiratory ailments or allergies.  Years ago, charities would collect money lo send underprivileged city children to Ihe country  for a holiday. This was known as  the Fresh Air Fund. These days,  Got a  news story?  Call the  COAST  in Sechelt  885-3930  in Gibsons  886-2622  * &  in a nutshell  stuart nutter  would be charged in the morning, but we were a fully armed  operational aircraft and look off  al firsl lighl for our home in Gander and never saw any of Ihem  again.  My second time Ihen in PEI in  Summerside, was a nice contrast.  1 was there doing a refresher  course in navigation and allied  subjects prior lo instructing al the  NATO navigation school due lo  open in Winnipeg. Time, since I  thought I knew it all, was  relaxed. Il was summer and wilh  the oysters and lobsters and all,  and a little spirited croquet and  the rum and all, il was about as  serendipitous a place as a peaceable type could devise.  I met some nice people there  and ultimately they took me  along lo meet Mrs. Brennan.  Mrs. Brennan, pronounced Brennan ihere, was the widow of the  long lime newspaper publisher  and political wheeler. She was  well into her 60s at this time and  had been very active in her own  right, being the patron of many  Maritime writers, including  Thomas Raddall who wrote the  Nymph And The Light and all  those other good tings, and doing  all sorts of imaginative and useful bits like designing Ihe Air  Force tartain. Al this time she was  practically living in a big old four  poster bed in a big airy bedroom  on the second floor of a lovely  old house surrounded by a thick  high hedge.  If you came to know her and  visited in the evenings you came  in by a side door which led to Ihe  kilchen. You left whatever you  might have brought on the  kitchen table and went up Ihe  back stairs to her bedroom and  found three or four people  already sitting aboul the four  poster talking. She would pick  one or other of us to go down and  pour the drinks and these sessions, some of the liveliest talk I  have had, could well go on well  into the morning.  I find il really nice to think of  all these taxmen, and all these  heads-in computer operators,  having to pack up bag and baggage and furniture in Ottawa and  Toronto and move lo this quite  different place which maybe  some of them have never heard  of before. It could be from my  point of view, except for the Sunshine Coast, possible to envy  them, but when, a few years ago  they did the same thing and  moved the headquarters of DVA  to Charlottetown there were quite  a few who gave up their jobs  rather than leave the flesh-pots of  the east.  Just the same and thinking  sentimentally perhaps, if you  were to scour about for a place in  this great expanse a mare usque  lhal we have, some place where  the strongest humanizing influences might be expected to creep  into Ihe tax gatherer's breast,  then Summerside as I knew it  would be just the spot.  ^1  Men's Dress Shoes  & Casual Shoes  "Deer Stags"  "Cougar"  "Griffin"  "Executives  '   pinnae/toe's Shoes  Aj+        SUNNYCREST MALL, GIBSONS ��� 886-2624  [i_t _z   <��v  Jit--.  the kids would return with asthma! I support your efforts to  improve the situation.  JAN DeGRASS  Gibsons  Thank you,  councillor  Ed Steeves, Gibsons' councillor, stopped by the Elphinstone  Pioneer Museum in September to  ask if he could make a different -  read better - Open sign. He had  noticed that we had a small sign.  He had noticed lhat we had a  small portable sign lhal stood on  a wobbly leg and was unnotice-  able if a vehicle parked in front  of it.  To complement the other signage in Holland Park, as well as  the logo and museum art work on  the building that was sculpted by  Anna Vaughn, he chose to use  red and yellow cedar and to make  up and mount a whole new sign.  He carved the letters out and  mounted them on a cedar slab,  then attached the unil lo the rock  base already in position. He had  designed a bracket for the Open  section of Ihe signage so it slips  in and oul easily. He used several  coats of varelhane to protect the  gorgeous colours in Ihe wood.  Ed Ihen came by wilh a friend ���  and mounted the new sign in1  place. He asked museum staff noi  to give his name out as Ihe donor  until after Ihe municipal elections  were held, as he didn't want peo  ple to think he was doing it for  votes.  Thank you, Ed, for your help  in beautifying Gibsons Landing.  LOLA WESTELL  Pioneer Museum  GAMES+GAMES=CHESS  Ch-ass & Checkers  and Checkers  reg 5.49  Sale $4.00 ea  Magnetic Travel  3-in-l Combo  Chess _ Checkers.  Backgammon Set  reg9.99  Sale$8j00  ii*l  SALH500CU>EC^M1  GrandmaTs  ToyBox  Sunnycrest Mall 886-3044 ��� Gibsons^'-"'M" -���  P  ���*���  Shop Gibsons this  Christmas nnd Gel ^  an Interest Free x  Loannpto$l$000��N  No Payments or Interest until June 30th, 1994  The Gibsons Branch of the Sunshine Coast  Credit Union will make loans of up tot 1000 to -��  shoppers wishing to do their Shopping in Gibsons,  M  *  paTMMto ��*���  Jst Annual  Celebration  ���_ of  llance  Tickets available at the Festival Box Office, (at Rockwood), Sechelt  Use your Visa or Mastercard to make a phone reservation.  88S 9631  17 Sumhltte Coait Atntm per)ntming 6 original ivorki  of thoreojtriphy. .All rjpei of dance, from ballet to  boogie. Came and celebrate wtth u.  S10.00    S8.00 (under 12)  *  a  Raven's Cry Theatre       f*^  December 18/19th, 1993^"^  Pick up your "Christmas Cash" Loan Application at the Gibsons &  Distrirt Chamber of Comerce 886-2325, Gibsons Sunshine Coast Credit  Union 886-8121 or any of these participating merchants..  $1000 to spend until Dec. 24, '93  Christmas Cash Cheques are now being accepted at:  Pets* Gifts  Wlahful Thinking Pet* at Glfta  275 0owcrPI. Road 8863812  Gibaona Pel Fouil ft Supplies  Gihsons Park Plaza 886 72-12  Bernadette's Galleries  Olbaona Park Plaza 8811-84118  Christine's Gift.  Sunnycrest Mall 880.9700  Grandma's Toy Box  Sunnycreat Mall 886-3044  Hallmark Carala  Sunnycreat Mall 886.0958  All Occasion Flower*  Sunnycrnl Mall B86-S371  Bargain. Galore Dollar Shop  Gibaona Park Plaza        886-091 !l  Show Piece Gallery  280 Gower PI. Road        886-9213  Landing General Store  292 Gower Pt. Hil. 886-2818  Trinket* at Treasure. Antiques.  Molly'a Lane M6O06B  Service A Salei  Gihsons Building Supplies  924 Sun. Coasl Hwy.       8868141  Pharmasave* 122  Sunnycreat Mall 8862921  Quality Farm ft Garden Supply Ltd.  >325 Pratt Road 686-7527  Eye-Deal Optical  Sunnycreat Mall 8868871  Sunnycreat Pholo  Sunnycrest Mall 8864945  Kenmac Part*  1045 Sun. Coait Hwy. 8862051  Kelly* Lawnmower A Chalmaw  711 North Road 886*2912  Faihlon* A  Accessories  The SAAN Store  Sunnycreat Mall 886*9413  Linnadlne* Shoes  Sunnycrest Mall 886-2624  Silks at Uce  Sunnycreit Mall 886.3100  Chlco's Casual Wear  Sunnycrest Mall 8863080  Landing Unisex Hair Design  "a Tanning Salon  657 School Rd. 886.3916  The Landing Clothing Company  262 Gower Pt. Rd. 886*2116  Home * Office  Landing Home Hardware  925 Sun. Coaat Hwy.      886 2442  Sunco Printing ft Stationery  923 Sun. Coaal Htvy.     886-7614  Gibsons Appliances ft Lighting  927 Sun/ Coast Hwy.     886 3606  Adventure Electronics  Sunnycrest Mall 886-7215  Books  Sayward Book*  Sunnycreit Mall ' 8863626  Coast Book*  277 Gower PI. Rd. 88^7744  Food  SuperValu  Sunnycreat Mall  IGA Plus ��58  Glbaons Park Plaza  Subway  Sunnycreat Mall  Sports  Caaaat Piles  Sunnycreat Mall  Glbflons Family Sporls  Sunnycrest Mall  Fnintrunners  Gibson* Park Plaza  Mountain High Cycle  Glbaons Park Plaza  Sponsored  by the  Watch for the "Christmas Cash" logo & buttons  at all participating merchante, and on all their  newspaper i  ���mIs.  Gibaona.,  A District  Chamber of Commerce  _____________________________  ______________________________________�� Coast News, December 6, 1993  I would like to thank the following for their  help in making the Gibsons Winter Club  Car Raffle a success.  Ran Koch md Sod  rfSwa-hnManlJl  Nk. Mam md S-aia-yow Mai  Ina-tHa-rndTolBiyMrJ  GnitHnlc  HWalkt  But> Uiqul-R  (iilBtumara  Han> Turner  Teiry-MinrCunrur  Serai-r Men's ttlgur  Beth thltx Wil ll_V  SaaSbf Stat*  Bacct jean Halms  a-a-CrxfanriaS  Al dw�� avhu hrlpajj  ���titkln  CongramkiajclB to our wiiin���<��� *  Merv _ Stadnt Carbon of OftsoM  June Frand-aen, Ways and Means  stchtlt council notts  Sechelt Council has approved an $80,000  budgei increase for Ihe road work on Mermaid and Trail Ave, bringing the total cost  of the work to $310,000.  According to administrator Art Lew, the  extra costs come because a study commissioned from Associated Engineering concluded the initial budget was too low.  Of the extra costs, $9,000 will come from  the sewer expansion project because sewer  pipes will be laid while Ihe road is torn up.  As well, the town is cutting $30,000 from  the Chamber of Commerce contract which  has been postponed until 1994, $20,000  from OCP planning projects which have also  been postponed, and $21,000 in maintenance  costs.  Sprinkler bylaw  People building new houses or doing  major renovations in the outlying parts of  Sechelt must now install fire sprinklers at a  cost of about $2,000 for the average home.  Sechelt Council passed a sprinkler bylaw  al its final meeting Dec.I, establishing three  "fire limit areas" in the East Sechelt,  Redrooffs, and Chapman Creek areas. The  idea is lhat by requiring sprinklers, the district will avoid the need to build satellite fire  stations in these areas, outgoing mayor  Nancy MacLarty said later.  The new law also requires owners to  install sprinklers immediately in commercial, industrial, and multi-family buildings  throughout the district of Sechelt.  MacLarty said she initially opposed the  sprinkler requirement for single-family  homes because of the cost. Bul when the law  came lo a final vote, only councillor Mike  Shanks was opposed.  Gypsy moths flutter back into the light  RECYCLE THIS NEWSPAPER  WINTER OPTORTUNITIES AT  SUNSHINE COAST PROVINCIAL PARKS  This winter, camping opportunities are  available in provoncial parks at:  ���Plumper Cove Marine Park on  Keats Island. Boat accessible,  campground and docks, serviced,  fees in place.  ���Porpoise Bay Provincial Park 3 km  north of Sechelt. Limited services.  ���.Saltery Bay Provincial Park 27 km  south of Powell River. Limited  services.  Beaches, trails and day use areas are also  open with off-season services at all of the  other Provincial Parks on the Sunshine  Coast. Please note that the Roberts Creek  campground will be closed to vehicles for  the wmter.  For more information, please call BC Parks.  Sechelt-885-9019        Powell River - 485-4178  by Un Cobb  There's a potential danger to  our forests far worse than out-  ol-ci.iitrol, throw-environmental  senses- to- the-wind logging.  It has a wingspan of two  inches and it's alien to North  America.  The Asian Gypsy moth  (Lymantria dispar) was first  known to set is uniquely veined  wings ashore in North America  in May, 1991, when Agriculture  Canada inspectors found gypsy  moth egg masses on a Soviet  grain ship loading in the Port of  Vancouver. More than two  years later, the moth is still popping up in our general vicinity.  Agriculture Canada and  Agri-Food Canada announced  Nov. 24 that it has found two  Asian Gypsy Moths in BC, one  in the Port Kells area in Surrey  and the other was found in the  Maplewood area of Saanich on  Vancouver Island.  The moth found on Vancouver Island was located just outside an area treated for the European Gypsy moth last spring.  Agriculture and Agri-Food  Canada's Jon Bell told the Coast  News no Asian Gypsy moths  have been located on the Sunshine Coast since one was local-  Going Away  on Vacation?  Your Secret's  Safe With Us.  ���������___.a��    ,_  Lean; your cat��� attnmrwHhu*.  M/a___Ca-K  M��Hf 1��rlflM ���ml lln ��� miliar ���  mmi uranng _oa rur wm uiug  _*DottlmmiV-titU_m_mct  jfca***a1aWa_iB��d__Wl*__l��e*rl_  CALLSHMON 885-2228  An adult female Gypsy moth.  ed at Roberts Creek in 1990.  After an extensive trapping  program conducted in cooperation with the ministry of forests,  no other moths were found.  However, this past summer a  European Gypsy moth was  located at Langdale, across from  the BC Ferry terminal.  "We would not be contemplating a spraying program,"  Bell said, adding a similar trapping program has been started  similar to the Roberts Creek  program three y:ars ago.  The European, or often incorrectly called North American  Gypsy moth, has been eradicating forests in the eastern USA  and Ontario, Quebec and Ihe  Maritime provinces since the  late 19th century.  "In 1981 it defoliated six million hectares in the US alone,"  reported Dr. Lee Humble, a  research scientist with Forestry  Canada's Forest, Insect and Disease Survey.  The Asian moth is almost  impossible to tell from the European, and a much greater danger  to forests.  Another frightening aspect of  the Asian moth is that it's  appetite is more honed on larch  and coniferous trees.  As for identifying the creatures, Humble said, "The Asian  and North American males can't  be pulled apart. They are quite  similar."  The best way to properly  identify them is by the arrangement of veins in their wings, he  said.  Males are a dark brown  colour and females are a  "chamois" colour, with wavering blackish/dark brown lines  across their forewings.  Condoms-in-schools issue drags on  IMturitm-iVtlA  BONDED LICENSED INSURED  BwneheeCceetToCtmt  by Darah Hansen  The writing is on the walls but  it could be a while before the  ' machines are there too.  Student council at Elphinstone and Pender Harbour high  schools have formally requested  the installation of condom  machines in the washrooms at  their schools.  In Gibsons, the students were  asked to conduct a poll at the  schools clarifying a need for the  machines.  "Basically we sent them away  saying 'Do your homework',"  said Betty Hart, president of the  Parent's Advisory Committee  (PAC) at Elphinstone. Hart said  the students were also asked to  ensure both sides of the condom  issue are brought out at the  school so that their peers may  make "an informed decision."  If the survey suggests the  machines are wanted, the PAC  will likely hold a public forum  for parents to discuss the topic,  Hart said.  She added, before any decision is made, die PAC will weigh  the opinions of all interested parties - students, teachers and par  ents.  Hart said at Elphinstone the  need for the machines may not  be as pressing as in other  schools. She said condoms are  available at various locations  near the school including the  mall next door.  We feel it's a decision  best left to  tbe parents'  -Dam Will  In Pender Harbour high  school, principal Dave Witt said  his school is undergoing the  same process as Gibsons.  Witt said the school will not  make a formal comment on the  issue until after it is reviewed by  the PAC. "We feel it's a decision  best left to the parents."  Interest in condom machines  was renewed this year after the  district school board agreed to a  policy that will allow individual  schools the final decision on  whether or not the machines are  necessary.  Students at Chatelech high  school prompted the need for the  board policy after lobbying in  favour of the installation of condom machines for over two  years.  A student survey conducted  last year at Chatelech indicated  by the age of 18, 66 per cent of  male and 100 per cent of female  students have had sexual inter-  course.Of the total population of  the school, spanning ages 13 to  18, <M.2 per cent said they have  had sexual intercourse. Of those,  half, or 51.J per cent, said condoms were used.  According to the same survey,  89.4 per cent of students saw a  need for condom machines to be  installed at the school.Supporters  cited as their concerns unwanted  pregnancies, sexually transmitted  diseases, and especially AIDS.  Chatelech high school's Parents Advisory Committee (PAC)  passed a motion in November  granting the students' request for  condom machines in the school's  bathrooms.  Before the machines become  a reality, final approval must be  granted by the school board.  With Gibsons residents voting yes to a new  public library, it means the library will be able to  stock more items on their shelves and provide  more services.  The library is already branching out to begin  providing the extra services with the installation of  a book-drop at SunnyCrest Mall in Gibsons.  Gibsons Library Board chair Mart;, ret Morrison said the drop-box, located across from SuperValu will be "a permanent fixture," and members  of the Friends of the Gibsons and District Library  will make daily trips lo the box to retrieve books.  "We feel it will help people a lot and Ihey  deserve it," said Morrison.  She cited the support the new 7,500 square  foot library project received in the Nov. 20 municipal election, when 81 per cenl of voters claimed  they were all for paying an $9.50 per residenlial  property per annum to fund the $1..-.-million project.  CLIP & SAVE  Ov_..r a -an*  Bc^Rles Schedule  ���   i  HORSESHOE BAY - LANGDALE  Letve Langdale  6:20 am       2:30  1:30 4:30 pm  10:30 6:30  12:25pmM  8:20M  HatuMka  Leave Horeeahoe Bay  7:30 am     3:30  EARLS COVE-SALTERY BAY  Leave Earte Cove Leave Satiety Bay  6:40 am       **30pm  8:20 6:30  10:30 6:30  12:25 pmM   10:20 M  ! NJ ATinWA I   NRS c,fS0NS REALTY LTD.  I NATIUINAL Sunnycrest Plaza, Gibsons  a  a  �����,  REAL ESTATE SERVICE*  886-2277 ��� 24 Hr Seivice - Fax: 886-3753  Steve Sawyer        t  __a george In gibsons  communily  Coast News, December 6, 1993  by George Cooper  The returning officer tells me  lhat 262 names of residents  were added to the voters list on  voting day, Nov. 20. Total eligible to vote this time, 2,551.  Since 959 came to the polls this  time, the final proportion voting  is 38 percent. Not bad for Inerti-  aville. If John Bunyan were  walking by this place on his pilgrim's progress, he might have  named us the Town of Who  Cares.  Organ donours  If you find the topic of organ  donation offensive, even gruesome, do skip this section. Since  getting the little sticker 'organ  and tissue donor' to place on my  new health care card, 1 have  wondered if my internal organs  might now be a trifle too shopworn to be considered.  The lady who answered the  800 number of the BC Transplant Society assured me it was  the health not the age of the  donour that was important. In  the society's leaflet, A Gift For  Life, old folk like you and me,  can always donate corneas, skin  and bone marrow.  Skin? For victims of severe  burns. Perhaps saving a life in  doing so. Corneas of those up to  age 75 can be used, even from  those who wear eyeglasses or  have cataracts.  A Taste of  JAPAN  Monday - Thursday  Daily Japanese Specials in addition to  the Sushi Bar and our regular menu  KSSTER  Caribbean Rock Lobster  N��w York Steak * Lobster  $19.95 plus tax  OMEGA RESTAURANT S^t?,*,*  Gibsons Legion Poppy Campaign chairman BUI Perlstrom (rear lelt) and member Sid Basey (rear  right) gave awards to Gibsons Elementary students Nov. 30 for Illustrative and literary submissions  based on Remembrance Day. Joel Johnstone photo  December's recycler of the  Month at the Gibsons  depot is Granny Bea.  Reminder���we have a  good supply of boxes for  packaging purposes.  Kidney transplants, we are  told, and corneas are now 90  and 95 percent successful. Heart  and liver much the same. Age of  acceptable   kidney  donour  elphinstone happenings  ranges from one to 70; heart to  age 60; liver to age 65.  Although your driver's  license may have organ donour  just to the right of your signa  ture space to show your consent,  opinion polls show that two of  three persons felt the health care  card would be the more effective of the two.  by Kyla McDonald  Sports are in full swing at  Elphie as our Jr. boys basketball  team creamed Chatelech 73 to  17 and are now prepared to  meet any match. Senior girls  will have their chance for victory in a round robin tournament  against Chatelech and Pemberton next Friday. Also for all  those interested, the hack-a-  thon was a complete success  and will undoubtedly be repeated.  Christmas is coming and  anyone who has misplaced  belongings and wishes to once  again retrieve them should  check the lost and found before  the upcoming break December  17. If items are not retrieved  they will be moved o    j a bet  ter place.  The Interact Club is doing  their good deed this year as they  had a garage sale Saturday to  raise money to help the Red  Cross efforts in Africa. Thanks  to all those who helped out.  A reminder to all grads, the  potluck is Dec. 16 in the gym at  Elphinstone. Everyone attending should check the list in grad  hall to see what goodies they're  in charge of bringing. Also,  any students who want to be  attending a post-secondary  institution next year and have  not signed up to have their transcripts sent away should see  Leslie Berends as soon as possible.  Peer counsellor of Elphinstone and Chatelech will be par-  coundl notes  During a Nov. 16 meeting  Gibsons council turned down a  request from the Sunshine Coast  Minor Hockey Association for a  grant, citing the association  already receives money from  the Sunshine Coast Regional  District.  "We feel we are paying taxes  through the SCRD and we feel  we would be paying taxes  twice," said councillor Ted  Hume, adding this was another  indicator of the need for one  government on the Coast.  Mayor Eric Small noted, "It  would be a dangerous precedence to support one group over  others."  No parking signs going up  In an effort to discourage  night-time partying at Georgia  Beach, council agreed to accept  administrator Legg's recommendations to direct town staff  to post "no parking between 11  p.m. and 7 a.m." signs on all  parking areas within the park  and to consider installing two  street lights in the park.  Legg said the estimated cost  of lighting the park would be  $3,500.  The town may end up paying  "quite a series of costs replacing  lights," said councillor Hume,  reminding council of what happened when washrooms were  erected at the site���"They were  demolished." He said the lights  would be protected from rock  throwing with cages.  Merry Christmas &  Happy Hew Year!  from the crew at  TIDELINE Mm LTD.  ticipating in a training workshop to perfect their skills and  learn more about how to help  their fellow students.  An important raffle is being  held Dec. 10; first prize is an  $800 stereo and the money goes  to support the yearbook so that  high school memories can be  captured forever.  Tickets are $2 each or three  for $5.  Everyone should be aware  that Dec. 13 is an important day  as Facts For Friction, Elphie's  own newspaper, will be  released.  10% OFF ALL  MERCHANDISE  in the following  SEARS  CATALOGUES  **$r  Fall Sale  ���Sfr*  Dec. 5-18 only  subject to availability* gift certificates not included  Order Line 1-800-267-3277  Mon.-Sat. 7 am -9 pm,  18 am ��� 7 pm  Sechelt Hardware   Marina Pharmacy  886-2237    885-5141 883-2888  ���MT-A-ita^^Wi-tiV  ^5fai> _+mtiriYr*-T.t^;;... u.i> *  II || _r       ^ ���   ��� -        ���   ��� ��� a-^-_____________________      <___,_i Coast News, December 6, 1993  'oxaxoxf/j-  Schedule of Events!   ���   ^ftll_r^B,JD MON**-***  -NFL Football  W       fm\W  ICE TUESDAY - Sports Pick  CRIB WEDNESDAY - Game Time 7:30 pm  Bring Your Parmer!  THIRSTY THURSDAY - 2 for 1 Prime Rib  5-0 pm  FRIDAYS -15* Wings & Things  SATURDAYS - Hoc key Night In Canada  SUNDAY- At The Movies!Free Popcorn ��.  DAILY BEVERAGE SPECIALS!  Pub - Beer ft Wine Store  �� 886-8215  j__te��._���,j-lll'-,;'.saa_ 8  j,    NK.,9 *����� |___Mi|___i|  kead of Gov't Dock ��� Gibsons Landing ^  ?..  ..���'^Jlll  mtWrnk  ill  m  ami, m  ������'���I  I ,      W**?**W*- ���  '  \:l    J  >  r  ���!   -r -'  7  1  _t__  , f       ' ���  ���y  iV  <���._____M_I  n ���  i  1ft. -  M  *���  I  m:^'%  i-___r__f,fl ���__ _____>* 'TB  ���ap--         ����w  ���_7f  -r  i P   ^_b  \  "' '  \  W- ��� **/^M^l  D*a*    *'MBf****B  jy^^JHp:.  .'  t  S3���*-  *.    -  a  4  ^'  _ni__l  i  '���J  0  *'  _  ^ -   '  r                                                                                          ���  The Annual Roberta Creek Christmas CraR Fair llUed the hall  Saturday and Sunday with music, crafts, home and handmade  goods, and gave shoppers a big stopover on the craft blr circuit  from Gibsons to Sechelt and back again. Joel Johnstone photo  ���ADVERTISING  DOESNT COST..  ITPaAYS  Best Value! Best Selection' Best Quality! Best Service!  5605 Sunshine Coast Hwy., Sechelt  885-5756  Make the best of  long winter nights ���  Have we  Chairs for you!  Consider one of the  most appreciated  gifts of them all:  A LA-Z-BOY recliner  .arqe Selection ��� Low. low payments on approved credit  roberts creek  by Katharine Trueman,  885-2282  The Roberts Creek volunteer  fire department recently  arranged to bring the Ronald  McDonald Safety House to the  local Creek school. The primary  students were given a tour of the  house which included lessons  on getting out safely during a  fire, while the intermediate students received a different form  of the same presentation.  The second phase of construction at the school began  last week in a big way. The end  of the school near the road had  been infringing on the road  allowance and has now-been cut  back.  It will now be completely  remodelled to fit in with the  remainder of the school. The  teachers and students look forward to the completion hopefully in early spring.  The school community  Christmas celebration will take  place on Thursday, Dec. 9.  Families are invited to join in  the craft creativity, which will  include wreath making, gift  wrapping, tree ornaments. In  addition there will be a Carol  Sing and Tree Decorating. For  the time and further information  call the school at 885-9229.  Library news  News for the kids this week -  the Christmas story books are  now available to be borrowed.  Only two to a family please, and  we hope you will try to return  them as soon as possible, so that  we can keep them circulating  for everyone to enjoy.  This may be a good time to  point out that, though we only  mention new adults books in the  monthly roundup, there are new  children's books being added to  our excellent collection every  month. Even the littlest ones can  enjoy our baby books and we  have books, both fiction and  non-fiction for all ages.  We recommend The New  Read Aloud Handbook by Jim  Trelease to the parents, and  remind them again that every  survey shows the vital importance of reading to children  form their earliest days. It is  proven to have a permanent  good effect on their performance in school.  Rainbow preschool  The Rainbow Preschool  facility is now too small for the  size of the student body.  Their goal in the near future  is a new facility in Roberts  Creek and fundraising has now  begun. They are selling Entertainment '94 books ($46), boxes  of Canterbury Gourmet Coffee  (12,40 gram packages in a box  for $10), and six inch pot poinsettias.  These are available in red,  white, pink and sell for $9. For  great Christmas gifts, call Jan at  885-3707. Thanks for your support.  New Year's extravagania  Jade Carter, a local resident,  was in Vancouver recently and  was so taken with the artistic  style of West African native  Alpha Diallo that he decided to  find a way to bring him to the  Creek.  Together with Peter Roy and  the Roots Nation, Jade has orga-  nized an incredible cultural  event of West African jazz  music to be held at the Roberts  Creek hall on New Year's Eve; ���  Featuring Alpha Ya Ya Diallo  with Bafine, this evening is a  must for jazz enthusiasts.  Alpha sings many of the traditional favourites, plays a six  string electric guitar and is  backed up by drummer Bafine  and his five piece band.  This will be a licensed event  so minors will not be allowed.  Doors open at 8:30 pm with the  band due to start playing  between 9 and 9:30 pm.  Tickets are now on sale at  the Gumboot Cafe, Coast  Books, Talewind Books or the  Roberts Creek Store for $13,  In addition to holiday fellowship, good music and lots of  dancing, goodies will be available for sale. For further information call Jade at 885-4432.  National cuts shouldn't touch  Sunshine Coast Royal Banks  by Ian Cobb  A Royal Bank spokesman  has said the two retail outlets in  Gibsons and Sechelt shouldn't  be affected by a recent  announcement by the bank and  Royal Trust Ltd. to lop 4,100  positions worldwide.  Merv Fuchs, assistant manager of public affairs  (BC/Yukon), said Dec. 2 that  the Royal Bank is chopping  "3,000 positions as opposed to  people, worldwide" and that  because of re-deployment programs, attrition, early retirement  packages and a halt in hiring,  the number of people put out of  work will be minimal.  "We've got a veiy good program of redeployment," Fuchs  said, adding, "There might be  the odd situation where a severance package will be handed out  but those will be at our more  remote spots."  He said Royal Bank has  "downsized" about 1,500 positions each of the last two years  and "it's had no real affect on  our people."  As for the Gibsons' Sunnycrest Shopping Plaza location  and Sechell Trail Bay Mall locations, they're a part of the Royal  Bank's North Vancouver region  and the only planned closure  Fuchs is aware of is North Van-  couver's Lower Lonsdale  branch is closing and merging  and with the Upper Lonsdale  branch.  Though there will be other  closures and mergers in the  province, he said, no such "closures are planned for that (Sunshine Coast) area, yet."  Sechelt branch manager Jack  Pratt said, "There has been no  indication that we will be reducing staffing compliments on the  Coast."  The only move the banking  institution will make in the next  few months, he said, is a physical one as the Sechelt branch  will move into a new location  beside the Trail Bay Mall in  June.  About 43 people are  employed full-time and part-  time by Royal Bank on the  Coast.  Ml  ���_��� Coast News, December 6, 1993  community  sechelt scenario  by Deanna Luedcr, 88S-7365  Today Mayor Basse and our  new council have been sworn in.  Their,term of office is three  years, until December 1996. We  wish them well and trust that the  government they provide will be  thoughtful, conscientious and  unbiased.  The depots are open all along  the Coast for donations to the  Elves Club Christmas hampers.  The Sechelt depot is at Pastimes  Toys on Trail Avenue just  across from the mall, so drop off  an item of non-perishable food  and or a gifi well before December 18 when the hampers will be  made up and distributed.  Oka remembered  We all remember the Oka  crisis and those chilling pictures  on television.  The opportunity to better  understand what led to that situation and the events themselves  is coming up on Saturday, Dec.  II at 7:30 pm at Raven's Cry  Theatre.  The award-winning filmmaker, Alanis Obomsawin is showing her highly-acclaimed film of  those tension-filled days.  The film is called Kanehsa-  take: 270 Years of Resistance  and it is winning awards all over  Canada.  it will be on one night only  with tickets available at the  Sechelt Band office or by calling 885-2273.  Carol ships  And now for that unique  Coast Christmas specialty - the  carol ships.  Every year folks gather along  the shores of Sechelt Inlet to  watch the carol ships, covered  with Christmas lights and pour-  The coming of Christmas brings all those yuletide characters out  of hiding. Frosty the Snowman put In a surprise appearance in  Sechelt Saturday and, rumour has it, Santa haa been seen poking  about malls in both Gibsons and Sechelt. Ruth Forrester photo  ing forth carols and Christmas  songs, sail up and back down  the inlet.  This year the Christmas fleet  will sail on Dec. 18.  Times are very definite as  they must be planned with the  tides.  If you wish to sail on a carol  ship be at the Rainbow Air dock  on Wharf Road next to the  Lighthouse Pub by 4:30 pm as  tbe fleet sets sail at 5 pm sharp.  Donations for seats go toward  Community Services projects.  This year promises to be bigger and better than ever thanks  to Don McKenzie's contribution  of an audio system and allowing  a school bus aboard full of children's choirs who will be providing lots of Christmas music.  As always, this fleet of carol  ships is really made possible  by Weldwood and International  Forest Products who contribute their crew boats to the  parade.  The carol ships set sail at 5  pm and first sail round the band  village properties, Porpoise  properties and down past Sandy  Hook, Tillicum and Tuwanek.  The fleet then crosses over  and sails down the west side of  the inlet past Sunshine Heights.  Back in harbour, they complete  a grand circle before disembarking at 7pm.  There are prizes for best-decorated boats and all boats are  very welcome to join in the  fleet.  If interested call Trevor  Kirby at 885-2695 for information.  He urges all boats taking part  to tune their radios to VHF  Channel 19 for instructions that  evening.  Hope the weather is good for  this special Coast Christmas  event.  FRI. DEC. 10/8PM SAT.DEC.il/2PM  r^   V^  SUNSHINE COAST MUSIC SOCIETY  presents  YULETIDE MAGIC  featuring various soloists with  The Soundwaves Orchestra  conducted by Lyn Vernon  The Soundwaves Chorus  conducted by Crystal tln-fyu  Tzunami Ensemble  conducted by Lyn Vernon  RAVEN'S CRY THEATRE  TtckttS gibsons: Coast 'Book}, Sayward'Books  f 12.00 general admission Sectulf.'Taleuiind'Books  110:00 SCMS members,seniors 'MaitiraVati.  and children under 12 'Inflections 9<airSludio  This ad sponsored by Direct Drywall Systems  Artwork by Ruby Buick  THE SECHELT INDIAN NATION &  NATIVE CULTURAL & THEATRE ARTS SOCIETY  PRESENTS...  The critically  acclaimed  -��y��. years oa  resistaoke   docu-fUm of the  V 1990 Oka Crisis  by  Alanis  ,.�����"������ ������       '*'������-.       Obomsawin  .*_",.*  ���������      , -.   fin attendance)  '��� .*  One  Night Only  Sat Dec. 11  .   7:30 PM  li $8.00  Sechell B.ind Office  Qu.iy Work1. Cillery  'Glb**ons l.indmq}  8S5-2273 ��� 386-06 71,  davls bay news  by Jo-Anne Sheanh, 885-3629  December is here and the  countdown begins in earnest.  Those of us who procrastinate  everyiyearby saying we are,  going to get it all done early, are  rushing around like mad. We  start every day with a list  clutched in our hand and all the  best intentions. But somehow, it  all comes together and on  Christmas morning, everything  is in place. Most of the craft  sales and bazaars are over, so  now we can settle down to sending our cards, baking, wrapping  presents and hunting for those  last minute stocking stuffers.  It's all part of the holiday season and we probably wouldn't  have it any other way.  Perhaps one of the greatest  challenges we face in life is  raising our children. From the  time they are born, we teach,  guide and nurture them. We try  to instill honesty, decency and  integrity into these little people  that we are given responsibility  for. It is not an easy task, partic-  sechett dumber notes  ularly in light of what we see  happening around us in our  world today. Therefore, when  they have a victory, large or  small, we have cause to. feel, a  greal sense of pride and accom-.  plishment.  Such was the case last week  when we witnessed our eldest  son, Gen-y, receive his Master's  Degree in Education Administration. Suddenly all the dreams  and aspirations were realized,  the frustrations and anxieties  forgotten. All the PTA meetings, the 5 am hockey games,  the after-grad chaperoning, the  numerous heart-to-heart talks  made it all worthwhile. Yes  Mom and Dad, there is a light at  the end of the tunnel.  Every Tuesday night, 13  young ladies, five years old,  gather together for an hour at  the hall under the guidance of  Sparkle, Tinker Bell and Firefly.  Intriguing? They are called the  Davis Bay Sparks, a pre-Brown-  ie group under the umbrella of  the Girl Guides.  They meet to leam promises,  do crafts and other interesting  things. They marched in the  Remembrance Day parade and  will be singing carols in tbe  mall. They are Sarami, Katie,  Marion, Kirsten, Robin, Jenna,  Stephanie, Sandy, Juliane,  Natasha, Britt, Amanda and  Sarah.  Everyone in the community  extends their heartfelt and condolences to Eileen Nelsen and  her family on the passing of her  husband Sam on Nov. 25. They  have resided in Davis Bay for  over 20 years and have been a  vital part of the community.  Don't forget the DB/WCCA  meeting this Wednesday night,  Dec. 8 at 7:30 pm. The Dick-  sons will be there to entertain  and lead the group in a sing-along.  This is your chance to hear  and sing the old Christmas carols that we are all so familiar  with and that are such an integral part of an old-fashioned  Christmas. See you there.  by Dianne Evans  Sechelt's Parent-Tot Drop-in  is expanding to offer parents  and tots two morning sessions  per week.  Coordinator, Therese Egan  explained "Attendance at the  Tuesday session has been such  that we have had to turn parents  away at the door. Overcrowding  terrific. "Opening on Monday  mornings is an interim measure,  but if attendance levels make it  financially viable it will become  a permanent part of the program."  Drop-ins open from 9:30 to  11:30 am at Gibsons United  Church hall on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; at  St. Hilda's Church hall, Sechelt  on Monday and Tuesday.  Brenda's  Cuts'n'Curls  Everyday Low Prices  ForSemok___  ��� Pcims $45  includes cut, roller set  or curling iron  ��� Shampoo  & Set $12  ��� Cuts $10  Mural Design  for the  Gibsons Pool  Submit your design with an estimate  of cost, including materials  and labour, by  Jan 15,1994, to  Town of Gibsons  c/o Wendy Gilbertson  474 S. Fletcher Rd.  886-2274  Area size approx: 32 feet long  by 74" high, indoors  Open 8 am - IO pm rnvrf dayl  \ Duncan Hints  ; Cake Mixes  i  I limit one aaaxn pa. taacla**). NolajbecoaibnGrfwf   SI  I -aryofaacouponoHa Gm*--i W-J wif$2000 **  I puclajai, acufro ooraicai Ml and toQQQpo DKwjcb  j Wdoai/aChciara Bk-AeOda: 11,1993  59  WUh Coupon  Fraser Valley  Salted Butter  454 _ prints  ���petal Met WMiout Coupon. 2.99  lirnii era axpon py pun-aw. Noi b be combined wif  any ofot coupon offer. Capon valid wA $20 00  pi'.+cw, ardudmg co.jpon item and tobacco ptoducta.  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Well Include a 12 point  .Jumajedjecjwj^ree^  SSS_��^  ,Oec  A��  \Ne  r^ai  7v*<  is^spc  Nraamaun  Abandoned pets suffer anxiety,  abuse, attacks and accidents. Your  pet deserves better. If vou can no  longer keep your pet, call the  S.P.C.A. for assistance.  Wi apeak for thoM who o>wnol ^wolt tor atwfnMwM  EduoeUon Soctty, etfueeilofMl am ol the B.C.S.P.C A.  ��  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  One of the most saddening  things to watch is someone's  home being burned to the  ground as witnessed by many of  us in the Halfmoon Bay area last  Tuesday. Despite the quick  .response by the Halfmoon Bay  iFire Department, the house at  the government wharf was totally destroyed by the fire and the  most the firemen could do was  to save the neighbouring homes.  It was fortunate that it was not a  windy day or the consequences  may have been much worse.  The family with three young  children must have lost everything. Knowing this neighbourhood, ihere is sure to be some  help forthcoming, particularly at  this time of year when plans  were well underway for Christmas.  Dinner dance  At the time of writing there  still are a few tickets available  for the Welcome Beach Community Association's Christmas  dinner on Saturday, Dec. II.  Call Joyce at 883-5946 or Marion at 885-5270.  At school  Once again the Halfmoon  Bay school is a hive of activity  as rehearsals for the Christmas  conceit are underway. This concert includes all the kids of the  school and is one which is  always packed out with parents  and friends. Much work by the  teachers goes into this event  which will take place at Chatelech school on Dec. 16.  Life is being made quite difficult for the teachers and staff  TQhmwmm  fppy to offer a full line of  n.Jrmmpleumm}  ���pTViKtautty, tommnititpmittitM.  iTorfuSkformtmgivtus a cad SS6-299i  TR, m_W-8iwila��Pto��-,H>-.iM,ia-w-  ������aaaw���������.��� '" |    11���^���.   ij 15a-  Featured Restaurant of the Week  El Nino Seafood House  Call Gary to Book Your  Christmas Parly  Fresh Seafood our Speciality  Dally Specials  Quick Lunches by Day  Oceanview Fine Dining at Night  Tableside Flambes  Reservations Recommended  a  Winter Hours (Effective until March31)  Lunch: Thurs - Mon 11:30 - 2:30  Dinner: Wed - Mon 4:30 - 9:30  Closed Tues-by  Marin* Drill-. Gibson* Landing  886-3891  FAMILY OININf,  Hald-A-Wiy Restaurant - Bring the  whole family and join us for great  dining at lhe 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 ��� week, 5:30am - 2pm, closed  from 2pm ��� 5pm with evening  hours 5pm-9pm., Saturdays k Sundays 7am - 2 pm) features a  scrumptious salad bar, with a large  selection of hot and cold dishes  and desserts. Eat to your heart's  content. Don't forget our Friday &  Saturday night 2 for 1 dinner special 5pm-10pm. Reservations 886-  ���1501.50 seats plus banquet room.   , . _ - 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 Mondays k Tuesdays. Pub  open Wednesday-Sunday. Kitchen  hours: Noon - 8:00 pm.  tnktN Landing Pub ��� Dinner menu  offers a variety of appetizers and  entrees featuring local produce  and boh seafoodin a relaxed set  ting with ocean view. Average dinner for two, WO. We're now open 7  days a week: Galley 11 am to 10  pm; Pub 11 am to 11 pm. Pender  Harbour, 883-1145, Mastercard k  Visa. Fully licensed  FINE DINING  Andy's Restaurant - Lunch and dinner specials every day House specialties include prime rib, veal  dishes, sleaks, seafood, pasta, Thai  food and lots of new gourmet dishes. Don'l miss Andy s great lunch  buffet Mon-Fri and our popular  Sunday brunch, 11 am - f:30pm.  Hwy 101. Gibsons, 886-3388. Open  7 days a week.  Chti Philippe Restaurant at Bonniebrook Lodge. Enjoy a delicious  dinner in the quiet country elegance of our dining room. We have  an extensive wine list and friendly  professional service. Located at the  waterfront, foot of Cower Pt. Rd.  Reservations recommended: 886-  2188. Open from 5:30/5 days a  week. Closed Tues. fcWed.  El Nino - Dine in the finest ocean  view restaurant in Gibsons Landing. Savour the 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  ndude steak, veal, chicken and  Iamb. Caesar salad for Iwo and  flambe desserts are prepared at  your tableside. Our lunch menu  contains sandwiches end burgers.  Effective Oct. 1, closed Tuesdays.  Open Wed-Mon for dinner and  Thurs-Mon for lunch. Lunch  hours: 11:30 - 2:30. Dinner hours:  4:30 - 9:30. Visa and Mastercard.  Reservations recommended. 886-  3891.  HaWde Family Restaurant Located at  Seaview Place, Highway 101. Featuring relaxed fine evening dining  with special emphasis on fresh  seafoods, innovative local cuisine  and daily specials. Casual atmosphere, licensed and air-conditioned. Hours: lunch, 11-4:30,  Mon-Sun; dinner Sun-Wed, 5-9;  Thurs-Sat, 5-10.866-2993.  PebWes ��� On The Beach - Dine in a  friendly atmosphere k sample the  fine cuisine of this renowned  restaurant. Open 7 day a week for  breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  Brunch on Sunday 8 am-2:30 pm.  Enjoy a sirloin steak on Sunday  night for only $8.95. Dinner Reservations Recommended. In Ihe  heart of Sechelt at the Driftwood  Inn, Trail Avenue. 885-5811.  EATINTAKF OUT  tank t (Jaw's DnVt In - Take oul, w  delivery* Burgers, chicken, ice  cream, dinners, salad, pizza. Free  home delivery within 4 miles, after  5 pm only, on 110 minimum orders.  Small charge for olden under $10.  Hwy. 101. Obsons. 886-7813.  Slgnlnf  rainbo  fWS  Eileen  Willlstonof  Gibsons signs  her book  ���Rainbows al  Noon'at  Rockwood  Centre  Sunday.  Ruth Forrester  photo  at the school because of  thoughtless dog owners who let  their dogs run loose in the area.  Some people think it kind of  cute that the dog follows the kid  to school, but there is nothing  cute about it when several of  them do the same thing. The  point is that they are nearly all  big dogs who, as well as being a  nuisance, use the play areas on  which to leave their mess.  golden lifelines  Makes it most unpleasant, particularly when kids slip and fall  on it.  Arena situation  It has been interesting to see  the turn of events in this area  regarding the ice arena. When  the first voting took place  regarding the Bay's involvement  in the construction of the arena,  this area voted against it, mainly  because there were not many  young families in the area who  would ever use the facility, and  most of the residents felt that  they paid enough taxes without  additional ones. Now it seems  that the only area which voted in  favour this time was Halfmoon  Bay, good indication of the  influx of new young families  who now outnumber the older  residents.  How times change.  by Joyce Ostry  On Dec. 9 the annual Christmas dinner will be served at  12:30 pm. There will be a New  Year's Eve party and I've more  on that next week. This is the  time of year to renew your  membership. If you are housebound, phone 885-3313 to leam  how you might renew.  In the Nov. 22 column I  mentioned that the RRAP program - Residential Assistance  Program - will no longer exist  on Dec. 31, 1993.  The weekend of Nov. 5 Dave  Kapinsky and L.B. Ostry, both  directors of Sunshine Coast  Seniors Housing, attended a  conference of the BC Non-Profit Housing Association in Richmond.  It is unlikely that seniors and  or small communities of less  than 5,000 will receive any  funding for new residences.  Our area has a higher ratio of  seniors residences to general  population, so it exceeds the  prescribed needs. Funding for  additional housing must meet  the requirement of the Municipal Act.  On May 19, 1992 the  province amended section 945  of the municipal act by Bill 20,  adding new subsection 2.1  which states: "A Community  Plan must include housing policies of the local government  respecting affordable, rental  housing and special needs hous-  i-.�� ��a  ing.  According to the Minister of  Municipal Affairs, Recreation  and Housing, the Hon. Robin  Blencoe attempts the answer to  the question of "Why are housing policies needed at the community level?"  He states that the provisions  of affordable and appropriate  housing is basic to the livability  and character of BC communities, ad the importance of the  role played by local government  in facilitating the supply and  maintenance of this housing is  Friday & Saturday, DeclO& 11  %i\OAN_  OWNSUHPaUS IM/lUgCjjlMOM.��� HI. 11*2  NextGenenl Meeting  Crib  luKKjulftn  Wdjpm  Meat Draw  tmySclurh/lprn  GIBSONS  Hwy. 101 ��� 886 2411  Triday & Saturday, Dec 10 &ll  Gary with friends  Kara oke  imtwrdmy Omfyx Roast Beef Buffet  l^u_rilutM6*241la-rbia^a_b.i1iurid*Wt��lwiiuuii  TW~m*immm~ laW WtaT-W   a*a*��*aT ���   ���   aT��a_aJ   ���aa-*******-�� *���***���_T|  ��� tn** WWI VB<~IPIIWWI  ^t>_0----a>7J-3-0.7_OfM  WP ntmmlT^^mWWS %-W '  OWN SUNDAYS II -9 "KITCHEN OPEN MON. FRI 11 *6  Next General Meeting  Orion AMy Tm Ok. M  Dirts        Crib  M7:30fm\   Stt Ipm  Sat Meat Draw  friiytoi/rtby-f/iin  a___B*  <_     CLIP   'N'   SAVE    >s  becoming more widely recognized and better understood.  llie intent of the addition to  the municipal act is to encourage local governments to put  community housing issues on  their planning and community  development agendas.  Local governments are being  asked to cooperate with provincial government and with the  private and non-profit sectors, to  help preserve and expand the  stock of affordable, rental and  special needs housing within  their communities.  I'm not a senior (yet), but as  a disabled person, I'm extremely interested in housing needs. I  know that a disabled mother of  two teenage boys is finding a  suitable home nearly impossible  to do and needs (and has  received help from BC Housing).  All her available funds coming in from her disability pension to feed and clothe her fast  growing boys.  Hospices  topic of  tv panel  discussion  What is a hospice?  Who would require the services of Hospice volunteers?  Where are these services  available?  To find out, tune into Community Television, Channel II  at 8:30 p.m. on December 9.  Rosemary Hoare will be  moderating a panel discussion,  to inform the public of all  aspects of Hospice.  Phone in your questions.  The panel will be happy to  answer them.  Now Open  GLASS  TftuUtUm*  i4-tfUu  by Jan .3enda  Slxjwroom and Sales  Open Daily ��� 10-5  1650 Field Rd Wilson Creek  885-2125  ���M^HiiaaMMII community  There were  bargains  galore during  the Pender  Harbour  artiste  clothesline  Nov. 27 at the  Pender  Harbour  Community  Hall.  Roxanne  Gregory pholo  Coast News, December 6, 1993  BRANKft1.  Boutique  noshes you happy holidays  with a  Sale Starting Dec. 10   ���Tr-Q<_a<7-r~---^^  Qreat prices just in time  for Christmas  ~~~-~....i.CXX_l.i~.-^'  I'll be closed from Christmas 'Day  & re-opening in time for Valentine's _0ay  MON   SAT 10 -5 279 GOWER PT. RD.  GIBSONS LANDING 886-2018  haitour highlights  by Frank Roosen, 883-2920  I would like to start out with delayed congratulations to Jane Reid on her re-election.  Keep up the good work. Also to be congratulated is Liz Wilson.  Children's Christmas party  Sponsored by the legion auxiliary, the  legion and the PH Lions, this event will take  place on Dec. 19 at 2 pm at the PH Community Hall, which for this event has been  donated by the community club. Thank you.  All children from Area A, age 0.365 to  and including elementary school will get to  see Santa, who will have gifts and a goodie  bag for all. Admission is one dozen cookies  or baking per family.  Christmas concert  Come to the PH Community Hall Friday,  Deo. 10 at 7:30 to enjoy music brought to us  by the Madeira Park elementary school  choir, Alisa English and the show band and  the choir from the Vancouver Community  College (King Edward Campus). Tickets are  $6, children under 12 free. The living Christmas tree and the poinsettias will be auc-  egmont news  tioned off after the concert. Before the concert some obscure, Dutch accordionist will  entertain you from 6:50 until 7:25, then he  has to rush to another engagement.  The PH Lions Club will be holding its  Christmas party also on the above mentioned  date at the Lions Community Park. Members  and guests only. Now you could be a guest if  you are thinking about joining this active  club.  The Lions Community Park is open to all  for picnics, rail hiking, bird watching etc.  but they need more help and if you think that  this might be just right for you, give any  Lion or the above a call for more info.  You might find it very rewarding. They  also have for sale a 1977 Grand Fury.  For details contact Chris Shepherd at 885-  0342.  Scouts, cubs and beavers  The Beavers had a great time last Sunday  afternoon shooting bow and arrows at the  local archery club. Thanks fellows for the  donation.  A ball was had by all with a wiener-roast  following. There are 13 beavers and one kid.  They meet Tuesdays at 6 pm at the elementary school. There is room for one more  beaver and lots more room for parents.  Please come if you can. For further info contact leader William Sutherland at 883-2284.  Cubs meet Mondays at the Lions Community Park under the leadership of Tom  Dodge (883-9822). Scouts meet at the same  place. Contact their leader Ron Malcolm at  883-9015.  Cralts and bake sale  The Pender Harbour branch of St. Mary's  Auxiliary is having a craft and bake sale on  Saturday, Dec. 11, from 11 am to 3 pm. It  will be held in Taffy's old store in Madeira  Centre.  Santa will be there. Have lunch with him  and have your picture taken too.  Also anyone wishing to make a donation  to the auxiliary in 'lieu of Christmas cards'  should be aware that the deadline is Dec. 8.  Please mail donations along with names to  Pender Harbour Auxiliary, Box 101,  Madeira Park, BC VON 2H0.  Stewart Dixon  author of "Broken Wing"  will be in the store Friday, Dec. 10th from 24  autographing his New Book  "Hey, Monias"  The story of Raphael Ironstand  Tlie true story or a fair skinned aboriginal boy growing  up on a reserve in Manitoba. His story is a brave  testiment to the importance of cultural and  personal identity.  $l..  ^^ BOOKS & STUFF  BgQ    Trail Bay Mall, Sechelt, B.C. ��� 885-2625    H  by Maureen Parrott  883-9189  Even in sheltered Egmont,  the recent high winds broke an  anchor chain on the main wing  of the government float. They  won't fix it until spring, according to wharfinger Vera Grafton,  but for now it's tied up securely  by strong rope.  Rain is a blessing to Egmon-  sters like Murray and Tina  Ramsey, as it thawed their  frozen water pipes. Larry  Campo had Lyle Forbes and his  backhoe in to deal with his  frozen line.  Pool tourney  Eight players racked 'em up  at the Backeddy last Saturday in  Egmont Marina's 5th Semiannual pool tournament. Will  power was tested along with  skill, as players progressed  from beers to shooters even  before the contest began.  Guy Dowd carried off the  palm - a trophy and two  Backeddy sweatshirts. Brian  Parrott brought home the runner-up trophy with a handsome  shirt he picked out in my size.  He also made the best shot of  the whole tournament, accord  ing to Diane:  spinning around  an opponent's ball to send his  own into the pocket.  Petition  The local petition asking for  access to private lines has gone  in to BC Tel; thanks to all who  signed it at Bathgate's and elsewhere. A private telephone line  is needed for emergency alert  services like Lifeline. By the  way, a recent writeup about the  petition which said that three  older people died in Egmont in  the past "month" was in error:  it should have said "year."  Egmonsters at large  Elaine Griffith is running a  contest in a free quarterly publication called Allies. Pick up a  copy at the Community Hall or  Egmont School; in Pender,  from Water and the Wind.  Read her short article proposing  a simpler and better voting system (and any of the other neat  pieces in the paper). Then  grade her article like an essay:  A, B, C, D, or whatever. (She  used a form of this article as her  essay in a UBC political science  course.) You may win a dinner  for two in a draw she will hold  later.  We've Got The  Why buy, when we've  got your number?  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Competitive Prices  886-7033  leisure  LOGS  WANTED  Logging hard time at Grogan's Cafe  bv Stuart Burnside  Grogan's Cafe, the first novel  by Gibsons poel Peter Trower, is  a compelling look into a lifestyle  that shaped much of British  Columbia - logging.  Trower, through the persona  of his lead character, Terry  Belshaw, has done an enviable  job of representing a green kid  turned loose in the BC logging  camps of the 1950's.  Terry is above all believable.  He is neither a super hero, nor a  smart assed-genius, nor does he  speak with a 60-year-old's wisdom. Through Trower's prose,  Terry is nineteen and keenly  aware of the fact. He is a young  man who has a lot to learn about  life in the BC woods and about  his own limitations.  The setting, Minstrel Island,  located about two-thirds the way  up the Inside Passage, and Grogan's Cafe in particular are  described as only one who as  experienced such places can.  Things are as rough and raw as  many such places remain to this  day. As well, the book's supporting cast of reprobates, stalwarts, voluptuous women and  psychopathic thugs all take their  roles to heart, blending into the  story like so many trees in the  forest. Each character has his or  her own past which they don't so  much conceal as decline to  divulge. Every once in a while,  however, tantalizing bits of these  secondary stories glint through.  Through the course of the  book, Terry lives and learns. We  watch him gain a trial-by-fire  confidence in his abilities as a  logger while at the same time  noting his budding recognition of  the destruction logging inevitably  Grogan's  Cafe  cover  illustration  by Roger  Handling.  brings. In truth, Terry never truly  accepts his role as a lumberjack,  but he keeps in check a nagging  urge to become a writer.  If there is a down side to the  Grogan's Cafe, it might be in the  occasional missed moment.  There is, for example a scene  where Terry discovers his alcoholic father dead in a skid-row  hotel room on Vancouver's East  Side. His father, a gone-to-  fumes journalist, is slouched in  death over his old Underwood  where he had been Hying to type  a thought to paper for the last  time.  "Perhaps Dad had left some  sort of a message." thinks Terry  before concluding "It was only  gibberish that made no sense  whatsoever."  While Terry tries to describe  his feelings at that moment,  something is missing. It's a  potential powerful moment  which sort of peters out. Beyond  one or two similar instances the  only dip in reading is that the  book, at 227 pages, is not nearly  long enough. The ending begs  for a sequel, however, so there is  hope.  In all Grogan's Cafe is an  excellent read, containing all the  elements of a modem day bestseller while remaining true lo the  1950's lifestyle of the BC'log-  ging camps. Also included in Ihe  back is an interesting glossary of  logging terms.  Trower, himself a former logger has eight books of poetry to  his name and contributed to  Rough and Ready times: A History of Port Mellon by Ellen  Frith. With Grogan's Cafe, he  has proven himself as a prose  writer to be reckoned with - and  read. The novel is published by  Harbour Publishing.  Serving the .Sunshine i oa>t sinn  1  Wat ��oast mUtvw  gallery stroll  I U 0__. k\ c.  Sechelt's Claytons  open new Tom Boy  Retirement from one business ducsn't mean Idleness or  retirement from work, thc life1  of the Clayton family of Sechdt proves. Over nix years  afo, Edric ci.:_ ton retired from  the Unji/n Si'j >-, where he lied  been fjtOfff manager for 31  yean After a brief respite -ml  due eon .' 7.11! in lv It ni a  piece of Und rle.ir* i . ,U\v his  own home, ami Lum a .mull  grocery store  Claytji.':: *.uon became as  well known *i the Union stare  With the help of Mn. Clayton  aod the boys, John and Dick,  ht worked up tuch a business  that the little store became too  crowded, and about IB months  ago he enlarged It. and added  more warohouH --peee.  This year, after the closing  of the Union store, and the  noed for more and larger grocery spat.. Mr. Clayton joined  the Tom Boy Stores, an tnd.-  ptndtn'. chain of grocers, and  mar anr.iuncra the opening of  Tom By Store No _ at Sechell  It m r fine modern store  bright, colorful and welt lit It  is arranged for complete shop*  *���* cenwntcnnv with broad  ti sic***, handy open rtoek stwl*  ng and gondolas, freeier cab-  neb am* coolers, a long group  nt meal counters and show earn all -���frigerated. and a mo-  ��� tm.checkout sy item for speed  been active in the development  of tbe business, daughters Peggy and Phyl 111, now Mrs. Hem*  street and Mrs. Morris, each  have th* ir own families and responsibilities.  prTrria.nt.-nt staff with the  Tom Buy Store, in addition to  Ibfl Clayton- will be Phyllla  Page, Genre Murray. Jean  Braun. jn-l M- ���* Dick Clayton.  Others 'if "hi staff will be employed as   <v3ed  DOWN the ALLEYS  Weeks of work for not only  Mm contractors, hut fur the  *n_ff wto have continued to  give ���**. vie* in Ihe old --tore at  the MRM time have trulminat*  ���ii it : is bright modern ad*  dtttWi to the- shopping facilities  if Srchtlt.  Hi Clayton nunagrd the Un-  iM Store from )S2�� u> iw.  '������uitcd business mt-thoda  tging times snd pop*  or  the adlustment  of   Itir  BY   ELSIE  JOHNSON  A cuming event at thi Sechelt Bowling AlU-yi w II be a  Mixed Doubles Bowling Tournament. This ...L*T.;irT-r nt ipon-  ��� ���red by the Sechelt Peninsula  3-Pin Association, will lake  place Dec. 21*12. and Dec 21-21.  There will be three bowling  shifts each evening���6 30 pm..  800 iim and B 30 pm Entry  forms may be obtained At S*  i hell Bowling Alleys.  Star garnet bowled at Se-  cl.elt Alleys this past week  were Ten Put league, Roy  Johnson 234. Don Caldwell 224.  Prank Yales 218 and Dick  Gray 213; Cibsons Mined. Jim  Druinmond 302; Penirnuln T-*en  Cnrolynne Gilbertinn 274 and  202. hinder Harhour J<>e Fei*  des 208; P.-nituutu t'amniercial  Bill Coin 282. Frank Newton  270   and Kathy  C .-��� 27A,  High  'cores  for  Nov   Jo   lo  '*   Dee   l wu k wm  Sechelt 10 Pin League High  three., Don Calrh-uM sen. higt*  single Don Ct.ldw.-H and Hoy  Johnson tied with '..24 team  i-lgh three. Gibsons 2304, team  high ungle. PeninMila Build-  in-) Supply 844  Seth.lt   Led  flaw Je'  Arthur Poison, famous young  violinist, is just completing a  concert tour of the Western cities ot Canada and the United  Stale*, before appearing In Gibsons on Friday. Dee. 7 at the  first of the Peninsula Overture  Concerts. In the High School.  Arthur Poison ia definitely  interested In the Overture Concert Associations, of which  there are now over 60 active in  Canada  Mr. Poison and his accompanist will stay in Gibaona  overnight, and will meet a number of the executive of the sa  socUUon st Ihe McKibbin home  aftiT the concert.  Date Pad  change  January 1  Starting Jan I there *_1 _e  a new policy for the Dak hat.  In the pan the space haa bean  paid for by the Trfem fealty  and Totem Really Im te___g  to drop this type ol iltsT-slag  Starting Jan. I the Dak-Hi  will be changed te OWIQ  EVENTS and carried oa fl_r  Want Ad page fn the aaaaa a__��-  ner as other advrrlidag oa 1*41  page.  This means there witj to _  charge,   the   usual   Want   A4  charge. 5Sc tt* IS  3c  'or  each ���  with a 30c mk  thcr conaocetlee  Such Hems shoaM te ttowi  In at The Coat* Messs aflfc*  along with the ttnsiMg mm-  ing charge, otherwise *��> wtM  not be used. DO TOT pa-aae  Ihem l�� Toton Hearty on ar sa>  trr Jan. 1  i/nyte, J\m   Paefccr, Ted   Ct  tfg home ��r. mi Ted Osborne, Sr.   ^^   e* lis lhe track, riding In state ii  nag   _-__s�� a ahu* en Iheir one eollr* Moose brouglit down  ���aw __>*!* of Cubs noose hi intact   ae the natives of the  tbe UieAtasakimcrgioa. They More saatlwtiy clime can aae  arr fr*-. bft to right   Hep what Utey loak Nte.  Bang-bang-bang  bang four moose  Christmas weather? SSsSt'aSS  yes we'll have some E'5___-_P: iL^  Except for record fog conditions, November waa cool, dry  and a pleasant monlh. Precipe  Itatlon was confined complete*  ly to the first half of the month  topped off wttha slight smattering of winter white Sunday  morning. Nov. 17 Fog and overnight frosts mia-de driving  treacherous for the latter part  of thc month and generally  h.imnered at| forms of tranv  portjUofla  Precipitalim >ll on II days  for a November total of .it>i  inches agalnt>t a normal of 129  uiches There were 7 days when  thick fog occasionally lowered  Msibililwi tn nt_r zero and 10  davi wheei th*. ���*-�������������      "nped  lhe day. High 417, Uv _U  1853. Cloudy aaat warn ajflfc  frequent many pewxk. ������_���*  easterly breetca High OS, km  ISA  1956: Hearty yu_rosh re��  ina with the -eraaeei m��  brightest New Year tm nw-_  Mor6 Ogfdb ^  Sunshine roaet  stantly raising tmw  iio games and oth_r  tin-nl. are pulling  -j wherever ttx.)  need for it  Children hate  summer camp.  .������ week a spending  Uitng suits and  '.vm uiuforas tuwe I  ���4 tor Mgh * ha��'  m -toOs-at Hews aflke. toaft  kg the Indians la  *-ri eeertraiU made  jam wilh the help  ee Boacdb of Trade, which-  ever majst to eeeiect.  To Msgamae all the events  lhat emrnm**m_H the safari  aaeesy aaaaas weuld have to  ex-shut to Wt the itory to  the MB D** ��� they shot four  �����.������>   -he_-_r'SR_'  that so tbe  est like that)  Uvoured to  -gree the esfltor a reasonably  ���* *��� *-** *"    chraaolagkal wusd picture of  assyne ken*    u,,. t^ ,,��,  Tbe !������_-�� ti_9, after spend-  teg sanee Dawe mevlng through  fl hatha. Jrep in five be-  In last  (In personl  saw ton truck  neslly  H !-_��*��� a ^Batnraer, *Q^r�� HBI. ��� ^-"jrT?^  *M*iwmm "���"*?-* m*km~n'~? <-- ��-__ ."����� ,.0  eqidnrrt wMs ___.    '. ________,__? -^eeag m mm esse lo  -*T_T_��� ���_*#BliJiM* ,r    .  'TaMfgled  Life is a tricky equation  The "trick" is to find the constant  The Coast News has been a constant on the Sunshine Coast for over 46 years. Over those years we've  watched the world change around us while we've remained steady as a rock, providing a safe, reliable  institution for your advertising dollar.  The first issue of the Coast News rolled off the presses on July 11,1945, providing in-depth coverage for the  Coast's little more than 500 residents. Today, we're still covering the Coast for its 25,000-plus residents,  faithfully marking the passage of every week in history.  Life is too variable to predict what the next 50 years will hold, but with your support the constant will be the  COAST^NEWS  Bernadettes Gallery  A gift shop displaying art by both local and international artists is  open through the Christmas season, with pottery, jewelry and carvings  among the offerings.  Hunter Gallery:  A seasonal display by local artists includes pottery, needlework,  painting, woodwork, stained glass and children's toys.  Quay Works Gallery  A new show, "Toys and Time", opens Dec. 4, running to Dec. 24.  The show presents a "whimsical and eclectic" collection of work by  Sunshine Coast artists, including handmade wooden toys and mixed  media pieces along a Christmas theme. A reception takes place Dec. 4  from 12 noon to 8 p.m.  Shadow Baux Gallery  Continuing to show a variety of work by local -insists, along with  bold floral prints by Nancy O'Toole. On the evening of Dec. 10, an  open house is scheduled with music by Reg and Lynn Dixon.  Sunshine Coast Arts Centre  An exhibition by Ursula Fritsch "Dolls, Women and Witches"  opens Dec. 1, running to Dec. 19. A reception for the artist will be  held at the centre Dec. 4 at 2 p.m.  Wilson Creek Gallery  Continuing to show a collection of recent serigraphs by Karen  Buchart, Elizabeth Scott, and Hal Lind Hagen. Another show organized by the gallery, of miniature etchings by Sa Boothroyd, is also  showing at Cafe Pierot in Sechelt.  Rebel on the roof  Incorrigible schoolmate  you crouch yet on the sloping  slates of memory  far above our envious eyes -  the angry commands of masters  in that most staid of British  prep-schools  obedient to clocks in scholarly  Oxford -  most spectacular of ruleflouters  tiny with breathless triumph  against the sky  So few dared to be rebels then  in those ordered halls of early  learning  that your image stands like a  symbol  still undimmed in recollection  Of course you were summarily  expelled  for that singular act of defiance  went on to become a steeplejack, an actor  or a successful politician  Now in a time of many rebels  when the streets are raucous  with dissent,  the status quo quivers under  assault  and the old belief systems are  crumbling at last,  I think of that boy with the forgotten name  clinging stubbornly to the steep  tiles  They shoul change wholesale  from the rooftops of today -  are far to numerous to expel.  Peler Trower  Revised: Sepl. 16,1993  PRECISE PAINTING & PIASTER  # Complete Custom Painting  ��� Texture  ��� .*_] Phases of Drywall  ���Journeyman Workmanship  Neale Free Rob  Estimates       886-3573  886*0928 Coast News, December 6, 1993  15  Tailoring art form around human form  by Jane Seyd  In Sabine Schneller's cluttered workroom, fabrics lay  draped over the edge of a couch  and the coiner of clothesrack in  rich burgundy swirls of Italian  viscose and the slippery liquid  shimmer of silk.  In the corner, a collection of  bobbins and a tape measure sit  next to a sewing machine facing the window.  "I have my fabrics all over  my cutting room at home," says  Schneller. "It's almost like  sculpting. The fabric takes on  its own life."  A collection of clothes from  a recent fashion show hangs  nearby: a "cow coat" in a Hol-  stein pattern, a man's shirt in  printed silk, a woman's evening  jacket in flashes of gold and  bronze.  A European-trained designer  and tailor, Schneller has been  making clothes in Gibsons for  about two years now, first from  her home and now from a work  space at the back of Quayworks  Gallery.  "Sewing a straight seam is  experience," she comments.  Fitting a person is art.  While growing up in Germany, says Schneller, her forays into sewing weren't that  unusual: "The very first thing  anybody does is an apron. I  think it's international."  In fact, she describes many  of those early efforts as "quite  terrible":  "My mom used to finish my  hand sewing because I just  hated it. At that time I didn't  have the patience."  As the daughter of parents  who owned a beauty salon,  however, Schneller had plenty  of early exposure to the world  of fashion and appearances.  "I didn't want to become a  hairdresser, so design was the  next thing," she comments.  Starting at 17, Schneller  apprenticed as a seamstress for  Designer Sabine Schneller stands with one of her creations.  Jane Seyd photo  three years with a master tailor  in Rastatt, Germany. There, her  work ranged from clothes for  people who had special physical requirements to luxury  items for special occasions  "where people don't want to  run into their duplicates."  Later, working for a men's  tailor for a year, she learned the  finer points of inside jacket  pockets, straight lines and the  way a pair of pants should fall.  Eventually opening her own  business on a Canadian Forces  Base she did everything from  altering uniforms to sewing on  badges: "The night before a  parade they would all swamp  me."  Nowadays, in her Sunshine  Coast designs, Schneller makes  everything from an $80 pair of  pants to $5000 wedding dresses  to clothes for people who have  trouble finding things in their  dimensions.  There are a few rules  involved. For instance, she  doesn't sell to store's and she  refuses to sew synthetic fabrics:  "I hate polyster wilh a passion."  The process starts with picking out some fabric swatches,  then moves to taking measurements and creating a pattern.  Over the years, Schneller has  created more patterns than she  has room to keep. "I toss them,"  she says, "but I remember  them." she says.  Admittedly, making clothes  is a highly personal service. "If  I don't feel it's going to look  good on a person, I will refuse  to make it," says Schneller.  Her eventual goal is to make  someone feel good as well as  look good through her clothes.  "People should notice you," she  says, "but not because of what  you're wearing."  The hardest jobs, she says,  are ones for people who aren't  comfortable with themselves to  begin with: "...if you're not  happy with your body, it's very  hard for me to please you."  While designing tricks can  enhance certain physical features or downplay others, "I  can't change you from a size 16  to a size 8," says Schneller.  "That's impossible."  Meanwhile, she has a matter-of-fact attitude to the fashion business which is behind so  many expectations: "It's an  industry that creates jobs and  makes money."  Of the recent trend to recycling of styles from the 60s and  70s, "it's almost as if they've  run out of new ideas," she says.  However, "you hardly see  anybody who's done the 70s  wearing these pants," she comments.  But while eschewing grunge  and bell-bottoms, Schneller  says she does incorporate some  of the fashion influences into  her own creations.  Mxt,   uritn Thrift?'s Annual Tot Sale  pJ.    r*V       SAT Dec Tl,  IOan - 3pm  Sift Wrapping Available  HELP THE  Thrifty's  GIBSONS  Donitlont    IM-MUorBoilM  VINYL SIDING  Aluminum Soffits, Patio Covers t Railings  Vinyl Sundeck Flooring, .Van-tows i Handrail Coverings.  ALWEST  HOME SERVICES  #7 -5522 Wharf St., Sechelt  VISIT OUR SHOWROOM ANYTIME    Jim Bain 885-4572  We Still  .House  The Careful Movers  In a day when personal service seems like �� chapter from history,  you'll be pleased with Allled's genuine concern. Ctll us. We'll  mike a hslpful house calL.rlght away.  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Custom packing, storsgs, local S long dlstsnes moving.  HWY 101, GIBSONS      ^.^oSSm   886-2684  Third Coast Theatre to perform  Stories for Winter Solstice in Creek  Third Coast Theatre and the Gumboot Garden  Cafe announce a holdover of Stories for a Winter  Solstice.  Thursday, Dec. 16 featuring actress-playwright  Caitlin Hicks and guitarist Len Hill. A successful  evening at Chez Philippe Restaurant prompted  plans for another show.  Stories for a Winter Solstice is a collection of  winter and holiday stories centering on three  women: Gertie, a disabled woman with cerebral  palsy who describes her feelings at the birth of her  normal child; Therese, who takes us on a journey  from her child's birth lo "my first Christmas with  Rachel" to five years later when Rachel wanders  down a snowy hillside and follows the dogs onto  the ice; The Little Match Girl, the story of a  woman who traces her childhood Christmases  back to her town of Cornucopia, a winter wonderland so beautiful it has inspired Christmas songwriters and storytellers for centuries.  An encore reading will follow: of ice painter  Gord Halloran's "Tommy", a journey of one family and their relationship with ice, their mother and  Niagara Falls.  The evening begins at 7 pm with special holiday desserts created by Mark Safioles and Natasha  Gellatly.  Caitlin Hicks was recently featured at the Storytelling Festival at Rockwood Centre in October  with some stories from a new work called To that  Sister Place. She is currently working on Singing  lhe Bones, to be produced in March on the Coast.  Guitarist Len Hill recently played lead guitar  for Bob Carpenter at the Roberts Creek Hall. He  has also recorded with local singer John Marian on  his most recent CD, Pulling For The Woods.  Seating is limited, tickets go on sale at the  Gumboot Garden for $8, for students and underemployed, $6. For reservations and information  call 885-4216.  Only artist's colour remains constant  trom page 1  If there is a dark side to the  art, she says, "It's not premeditated."  In the studio behind her  house, the levels Fritsch has  passed through on her way to  discovering her present style are  readily visible.  Board and stretched canvas  stack against each other on the  floor, the landscapes far in the  rear.  On the easel is a half finished  painting. It's the start of a new  series.  Looking at it, she's not sure  if she should be wilder in her  imagery or tone it down. She  looks for a balance in the composition.  She's trying new techniques  in her work, changing the style  slightly to keep moving for  ward.  She shrugs when asked what  direction her art is taking her.  There's only one constant in her  work, she says.  "I think I will always love  colour."  "Dolls, Women and Witches" hy Ursula Fritsch is on now  at the Sunshine Coast Arts Cenlre until Dec. 19,  Ifyouhaveanews  story, or see news  happening, call  the Coast News at  886-2622 or 885-3930  CLASS OF 1993  OF THE  YEAI It  JOIN THE BABY CLASS  OF 1993 WITH A  PHOTO OF YOUR  BABY! THE CLASS OF  '93 WILL BE  PUBLISHED IN THE  FIRST EDITION OF THE  YEAR-JANUARY 3RD  PHOTOS AND PAYMENT OF  $20 MUST BE RECEIVED IN OUR  OFFICE NO LATER THAN  DECEMBER 17.  BE SURE THAT THE BABY'S  NAME AND BIRTHDATE ARE  PRINTED ON THE BACK OF THE  PHOTO.  DROP OFF OR MAIL TO:  "BABIES OF THE YEAR"  P.O. BOX 460  GIBSONS, BC  VON 1V0  -a.-^;.- ���v.**-.*'--." ���":���':���. v  '-*- .*������.-         '."_' ''_'���'_"'_  ^^^^^mjjMjmt^M  ___-__-____-________________i 16        Coast News, December 6, 1993  leisure  Young Coast violinists get chance to strut stuff  Watcbfor our  Lunch Specials  $8.95  Includes soup or salad  Ck. 24tb ��� serving lumh 6 dinner  Dec. 21tb ��� serving lunch & dinner  Dec Mb closed  Dec. 21 closed  Dec. 28 closed  Dec. 29 - closed  Dec. .'��*��� dinner imly  New Years Eve -20 seats only  remain available  Dinner only  Jan. I- dinner only  Jan. 2 ��� hmcb 6 tanner  Reservations Requested  Lunch: 1 lam ��� 2pm  Dinner: from 1pm  Fully Licenced  East Porpolac Bay 885*3847  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  WORK!  By Kyla McDonald  Last Saturday, Nov. 20 15  young eager violinists boarded  the feny in Langdale at 8:30 am  on their way to Douglas College  to meet with 50 fellow violinists.  "It was a total emersion of  music, it was so nice for the kids  to have a day to meet with their  peers," said Sunshine Coast  teacher Michelle Bruce.  Bruce and Janette Bingham  from Powell River accompanied  the IS young players between the  ages of 7-10 and their parents on  this adventure.  The students they joined up  with were from Douglas College  and Capilano College and varied  in ages between 4 and 12.  "The teachers who were there  took turns leading the group, it  was such a thrill to be up in front  of 60 eager faces," said Bruce.  All the students from the  Suzuki school program play the  same music and therefor can play  together quite easily.  Most of the players have  between one and two years experience and for many this was  their first of the Coast playing  Local violin  students  perform at St.  John's United  Church In  Davis Bay.  photo submitted  expenence.  "This is great experience for  the kids, but we couldn't do it  without parent support," said  Bruce who also said that the  kids' next big off Coast experience would be in May at the  Orpheum Theatre where they  will meet with other Suzuki  string students from all across  BC. The kids played for several  hours at Douglas College as well  as having time to eat and socialize before they headed home,  also playing on the feny to the  WE DESIGNED THE NEW  DODGE RAM TO BE LIKE  NO OTHER PICKUP.  ���j****,   e*%.  ... ���  -*~    UFDF'C PDflOE y/W94 TRUCK OF THE YEAR"  riLl\C  J rUVVIt     Motor Trend Magazine  IF THAT DOESN'T CHANGE YOUR MIND, READ THESE FAGS WHILE SITTING IN YOUR OLD TRUCK.  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Is remodeling the  solution?  Before you jump into a  major renovation project,  get some idea of the casts  involved, ask your Realtor  if your plans would over-  improve the house for the  neighbourhood, making it  impossible for you to get  your money back if you  must resell anytime soon.  Talk to friends who have  remodeled their homes to  get a true picture of what  you might expect when  dealing with contractors.  Can the work be  completed around your  family? How disruptive  will it be to your lives  and for how long?  Remodeling a home is a  major undertaking, and  may not be the best  solution to your space  needs.  If you are considering a  move, contact Jon McRae  at NRS Gibsons Realty,  886-2277 (office) or 886-  3999 (home).  trade,  collect the  whole set!  ...in the  COAST  NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS sports  Coast News, December 6, 1993  17  Putting  one's  best foot  forward  TheSecltelt  Whitecaps  took  revenge for  ��� previous  4-0 Ion to  Gibsons, by  knocking In  four  unanswered  goals of  their own  Sunday In  Women's  League  Soccer at  Brother's  Park.  Joel Johnstone  photo  Pender Grade 11 student  co-authors hockey book  There's a 42-year-old writer  in Winnipeg who's glad he  caught the eye of a publisher's  son two years ago.  The result was a resurrected  manuscript and a published  work entitled Local Heroes: The  Story of The Western Hockey  League.  Richard Lapp of Winnipeg  submitted a draft of the book to  Harbour Publishing, not  renowned for its association  wilh sports writers.  Lapp's efforts made it to the  rejection pile but 16-year-old  Silas White, son of Harbour  Publishing's Howard White,  thought the book had potential.  "It was basically a mess at  the beginning," Silas recalled  this week, two weeks since the  book has been released across  Western Canada.  "There was no vision or organization," the Pender Harbour  Secondary School Grade 11 student said.  Yet, between Lapp's persistence and White's love of hockey, the two teamed up and rewrote what is now a 240-page  chronicle of the WHL, with histories of each team that's been  involved in the league, from the  Billings Bighorns to the Winnipeg Warriors.  The real eye-grabber of the  book, however, is the biographies of players that shone in the  WHL, with many moving onto  the National Hockey League and  even greater careers.  Lapp's original manuscript  contained much of the material  used and "with my hockey  knowledge, I was able to decide  which players we should put in."  Included on the lower left  cover of the book is a picture of  a player that will leave hockey  fans saying, "1 never would have  guessed it was him."  The picture is of NHL great  Lanny MacDonald sans his  trademark walrus-like moustache.  "We had to sweet talk  Lanny's mother to pry that one  loose," White recalled.  Howard White claimed he  was skeptical, at first, of his son  taking on the project.  "I didn't see any harm in trying it, but after 1 saw how much  time he was putting in I began to  be afraid he was setting himself  up for a big disappointment," he  said. However, with the finished  product on the market and selling well, including 200 copies  sold in a store in Brandon, Man.,  White is proud of his sons foresight.  "There's not a publisher in  Canada who wouldn't like to  have that book now," he said.  As for his next move, White  said he's going to concentrate on  finishing school and doesn't  expect to be starting up a new  book project.  However, the chances of  "rescuing" another work from  the reject pile isn't out of the  question, he said.  Another impact expected  from the release and expected  success of the book is a flood of  manuscripts from hockey and  other sports writers to Pender  White said in 1982 his  father's company published  Tony Gallagher's chronicling of  the Canucks nm for the Stanley  Cup ind believes Lapp became  aware of the Pender Harbour  publisher through that book.  A "flood" of sports manuscripts came in then and White  said he expects the same again.  Shop the Coast  A Community  Christmas Tradition  0 Since 1945, The  Coast News has  encouraged its  readers to make  shopping at home a  holiday tradition.  The prices are right,  the selection is  excellent, and those  inevitable returns are  quick and easy. And remember, you save on gas,  parking, and feny fare... when you do your  Christmas shopping on the Coast.  The Coast News  Happy Holidays  Sale  December 6 - 23  Fabrics 25% off  Books & Notions 10% off  Christmas Craft Supplies  and Kits 25% off  Gift Certificates Available  Will close Dec U -}_n 2 inclusive  Kenmar Knit & Sew  Madeira Park      Call 88S-M74  TOTAL SHOPPINO  7DAYSAWUK  All Chevron Producta  883-2253  883-9551  B  ,..���     NOME HARDWAKX  MS     BUILDING QV-NTRI  TocuJvefiiseinlhe  Pender Hertxxir  DiredaycdlJcriice  8853930  HARBOUR  BOAT TOPS  Tops, Turps 9 Covers  Upholstery & Repairs (  MADEIRA  MARINA  RECREATION  Pender Harbour  Golf Course  Visitors W>__omc  i/i i  HWY. lOI S83-BB41  Pender Hitboure ONLY  Full Line Sporting Goods Store  French Penlneuii Place  Corner ol Sunehlne Coaal Hwy. 1  Francis Penlneuii Rd. 883-2763  CONTRACTING  MOBILE HOMES  NEW AND USED  INSTANT HOUSING  883-9338 Oft 580-4321  CALL COLLECT  Mater Haibour. 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"They (the pulp mills)  should compensate the fishermen. They (the mills) polluted  it. The prawn fishermen are  pretty mad," stated shrimp fisherman Danny Arundel from his  vessel the Tanya Ray which is  now tied to the Gibsons Wharf.  10 YEARS AGO  Work on the new Gibsons  Marina was fully underway bul  the related marina hotel was said  to be temporarily delayed. A  750 ton 26 inch dredge was  hard at work and was expected  to finish in three weeks.  the Shorncliffe intermediate  Cart! Facilily*!*lVas officially  opened in Sechelt. It had 50  beds.  A 165 pound nine year old  cougar that prowled in the Pender Harbour/Lord Jim's Lodge  urea was shot near the lodge' by  conservation officer Jamie  Stephen.  llYEa-ULSAGO  The official opening ceremonies for Ihe new Pender Harbour Secondary School took  place Dec. I. One time principal  of the school, Frances Fleming,  was in fine form last week when  she officiated at the meeting.  Many members and guests  attended the annual meeting of  the Pender Harbour Senior Citizens Branch. Friends were  happy to welcome back Jean  Kousseau after her stay in the  Interior.  25 YEARS AGO  New Democratic Party ^at'  Grace Maclnnes addressed an  audience in Gibsons Legion hall,  during which she reminisced  about her childhood in Gibsons  50 years ago. One story  involved some of the populace  seated around a stove in the old  Winn Store discussing what they  should do with the Kaiser as a  result of the Allied victory in  France.  45 YEARS AGO  The road-mending bee  planned by the businessmen of  the district became an actuality  when drivers with donated dump  trucks and more than a dozen  other men, mostly bus, truck and  taxi drivers, tried their hands at  road building.  ��� NOTE: All duties and taxes paid at port of entry, customs cleared  PUBLIC AUCTION  INVENTORY OF GOVERNMENT SEIZED  PROPERTY AND OTHER MERCHANDISE  Gold jewellery purchased from Government  auction will be auctioned. The majority of  Inventory consists of other general merchandise:  Loose Gems, Gold Rings, Sapphires, Rubies,  Emeralds and Gold Jewellery.  INVENTORY OF UNPAID HANDKNOTTED  PERSIAN CARPCTS  Goods released for immediate disposal. All  genuine authentic Persian carpets: Meshad,  Mahal, Kashan, Lilihan, Hjamadan, Baktiar, Vis,  Najafabad, Tabriz, and many, many more  including runners.  INVENTORY OF AUTHENTIC ORIENTAL  CARPETS  Ex. Aubusson, Indo-Bidjar, Birds of Paradise and  Dove Designs, Classical 16th and 17th century  designs. Bokharas, high quality Pashmina wool  dining and living room sizes. Village and Tribal  rugs, etc.  BURMESE  JADE  SELECTION  OF CRYSTAL  ANTIQUE  PRINTS  Roberts Creek Community Hall  Roberts Creek Rd., Roberts Creek,  (next to Masonic Hall, off Hwy. 101  Sunday, December 12,1993  at 2 p.m. sharp  Public Inspection from 1pm  Terms: 10% Buyers Premium charge to be added, Cash, Bank  cards, Visa, Mastercard accepted. Not affiliated with Canada  Customs. Auction held by BUCKINGHAM AUCTIONS.  FOR INFO. PHONE  538-3084  MONDAY, DECEMBER 6,1993  UPCOMING MEETINGS  Inaugural Board Meeting  Wednesday, December Bth at 4:00 p.m.  Economic Development Commission  Thursday, December 9th at 9:30 a.m.  Provincial Emergency Plan  Thursday, December 9th at 3:00 p.m,  Regular Board  Thursday, December 9th at 7:30 p.m.  Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee  ('Note date correction.*)  Tuesday, December 14th at 6:45 p.m.  Development Services Committee  Thursday, December 16th at 2:00 p.m.  Planning Committee  Thursday, December 16th to follow Development Services  Committee  Regular Boat-  Thursday, December 16th at 7:30 p.m.  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  WEST HOWE SOUND OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN  AMENDMENT BVLAW NO. 30441,1993  LANGDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GYM,  7:00 P.M., MONDAY, DECEMBER 13,1993  Pursuant to Sections 956 and 957 of the Municipal Act a  public hearing will be held to consider the following bylaw of  the Sunshine Coast Regional District:  1.   "West   Howe   Sound   Official   Community   Plan  Amendment Bylaw No. 304.8,1993"  The intent of Bylaw 304.8 is to amend "West Howe Sound  Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 304,1986" to incorporate  policies relating to issuance of temporary industrial permits,  and to designate Lot 15, Block 4, District Lot 911, Plan 5071 as  a temporary permit area to allow boat building witt*iin a  temporary structure of 325 m1. The subject property is outlined  on the following map:  ���*i SUBJECT PROPERTY  ������^   *  I r������i.- sy  The public hearing is scheduled to be held at 7:00 p.m. on  Monday, December 13, 1993 in the Langdale Elementary  School Gym, 1551 Johnson Road, Langdale. All persons who  deem their interest in property to be affected by the proposed  bylaw shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard on matters  contained in the bylaw.  The above is a synopsis of the bylaw and is not deemed to be  an interpretation of the bylaw. The bylaw may be inspected at  the Regional District office in the Royal Terraces building at  5477 Wharf Road, Sechelt, B.C. during office hours, namely  Monday to Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Thursday  and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. from November 30,1993 up  to and including December 13,1993.  Mr. L jardine Sunshine Coast Regional District  Secretary Box 800, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0  NOTKE OF ENACTMENT OF SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL  DISlRICr ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 310.37,1993  TAKE NOTICE that the Sunshine Coast Regional District  intends to adopt the following bylaw:  tJ    "Sunshine  Coast  Regional   District  Zoning  Amendment Bylaw No. 310.37,1993".  The intent of "Sunshine Coast Regional District  Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 310.37, 1993" is as  follows:  a. to prohibit third party signs which advertise  something not directly related to a business carried  out On the same property;  b. to limit business signs in non-Commercial/lndustrial  zones to one sign having a maximum height of 2.5  metres and a maximum of two faces with each face  having a maximum area of one square metre;  c. to limit signs in Commercial and Industrial zones to a  maximum height of 3 metres and a maximum total  area of all sign faces of 5 square metres;  d. to incorporate a provision requiring landscaping  adjacent to highways for commercial or industrial  uses in Commercial, Industrial and Park dnd  Assembly zones and businesses other than home  occupations in the Rural zones; and  e. to incorporate an off-street parking provision for  home offices.  The above statement of intent of the bylaw is not deemed to  be an interpretation of the bylaw. The bylaw may be inspected  at the Regional District office in the Royal Terraces building at  5477 Wharf Road, Sechelt, B.C. during office hours, namely  Monday to Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Thursday  and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. from December 6, 1993 up  to and including December 16,1993.  Mr. L. jardine Sunshine Coast Regional District  Secretary Box 800, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - SUNSHINE  COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT ZONING  AMENDMENT BYLAW NO. 310.33,1993  i.  2.  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT BOARD ROOM  7:00 P.M., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16,1993  Pursuant to Sections 956 and 957 of the Municipal Act a  public hearing will be held to consider the following bylaw of  the Sunshine Coast Regional District:  1.   "Sunshine    Coast    Regional    District    Zoning  Amendment Bylaw No. 310.33,1993"  The intent of Bylaw 310.33 is to amend the text of "Sunshine  Coast Regional District Zoning Bylaw No. 310, 1987" as  follows:  to include a definition of "bay window";  to amend the following definitions: "garden  nursery", "home office", "public use", "structure" and  "transition house";  to delete the provision for "unhooking" parcels  severed by a road right of way where the hooked  portion does not meet the minimum parcel area;  to include small scale child daycare facilities in all  zones and to amend the Park and assembly (PA)  zones to accommodate larger facilities;  to amend the maximum floor area for transition  houses to 300 m' from 400 m' and to incorporate a  minimum site area provision for transition houses  similar to that for second dwellings in residential  and rural zones. Larger scale facilities will be  permitted in PA zones.  to incorporate a provision that poultry and rabbits be  kept in enclosed areas;  to incorporate general regulations for home offices;  to clarify the number of dwellings per parcel  permitted in Residential 1 (R1) and Residential 2 (R2)  zones;  to incorporate a minimum setback of mobile home  parks from parcel lines;  to include wild bird rehabilitation as an auxiliary use  in the Rural 1 (RUI)zone;  to incorporate a 15 metre setback for kennels and  riding stables in the rural zones;  to provide for vehicle repair in the Rural 2 (RU2)  zone on the same basis as in the RU1 zone.  The public hearing is scheduled to be held at 7:00 p.m. on  Thursday, December 16, 1993 in the Board Room of the  Sunshine Coast Regional District offices, 5477 Wharf Road,  Sechell All persons who deem their interest in property to be  affected by the proposed bylaw shall be afforded an  opportunity to be heard on matters contained in the bylaw.  The above is a synopsis of the bylaw and is not deemed to be  an interpretation of the bylaw. The bylaw may be Inspected at  the Regional District office in the Royal Terraces building at  5477 Wharf Road, Sechelt, B.C. during office hours, namely  Monday to Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Thursday  and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. from November 29,1993 up  to and including December 16,1993.  Mr. L. jardine Sunshine Coast Regional District  Secretary Box 800, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0  7.  8.  10.  11.  12.  CALL FOR TENDERS FOR PENDER HARBOUR LANDFILL MAINTENANCE CONTRACT  The Sunshine Coast Regional District is requesting tender submissions for the maintenance contract for the Pender Harbour Landfill  site and the provision of all required cover materials for the site and delivery thereto.  This contract includes the provision of all equipment and labour necessary to maintain this site in accordance with the conditions  of Ministry of Environment Permit PR-1461 and the Pender Harbour Landfill Site Operating Plan.  The contract document, details about tender requirements, information about the site, and the site operating plan and Ministry of  Environment Permit PR-1461 may be obtained at the offices of the Sunshine Coast Regional District.  Sealed tenders, clearly marked "Pender Harbour Landfill Site Maintenance Contract" will be received by the undersigned up to  2:00 pm January 4,1994 and will be opened in public at that time and date.  The lowest or any bid may not necessarily be accepted.  S.K. Lehmann,  Superintendent of Public Works  Sunshine Coast Regional District  5477 Wharf Road  Box 800, Sechelt, BC VON 3A0  Hours ��� Monday to Wednesday 8:00 am to 5j00 pm, Thursday and Friday 8-00 am to 6:00 pm  -���-������'* m, .mm     m Coast News, December 6, 1993 19  Thank You  to our valued readers. Businesses  appreciate it when you tell them  you found them in  ^   The Coast News  r    industrial    AUTOMOTIVE     IHr^  PARTS & SUPPLIES  A101 SUPPLY ltd.  1061 Hwy. 101, Gibsons, B.C. 886-8101  V      Mrm. lri.6-6 S.il. 8*6, Sun. ID-V  Time Saving Foundation System  One ��o/W continuous wall of concrete  * Ufa-form * Styrofoam planks  ���H-20 Barrier ��� Matta lo your apacrflcaliona  ��� Eaayfo install . FrM aetlmatse   |COASTAL BLUE FOUNDATIONS  885 3737  5STi  SUNSHINE KITCHKNS  . KITCHENS S BATHROOMS ���  RENCO Ready Mix  Concrete Ltd. Concji.  Grovel  SECHELT PIANT    SJ.K  .   885*7160 cS.7'  GIBSONS PIANT  _____m___i  Thank You \  to our valued readers. 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Businesses  appreciate it when you tell them  you found them in  \^   The Coast News   _,  STIHL  Chainsaws & Trimmers 20  Coast News, December 6,  1993  Take Advantage of our Nexv Classified Ad Special  Run your- classified ad *5 times  and pay for- only 2 times!  THT  Coast News (Monday  Classified Deadline:  THURSDAY at 5 pm  Gibsons &  Sechelt Offices  1    Homes &  Properly  1/2 acre lot wilh 12x68 mobile  home, Roberts Creek, $85,000.  535*5147. <50c  Cash purchaser looking tor neuter  home in Gibsons/Roberts Creek  area. 4 bdrms plus office. Preler  view. 921*9975 or 921-6234.I49C  .48 acre Pike Rd., Langdale, beauty vie*, 1 block from school. 886-  4827. MOw  Five wooded acres, Langdale  area. Creek J, some view,  $135,000 firm. No agenls al all!  8864714 ss        Custom-built, ocean view 3 bdm, COSTA RICA  3 belli, 2 fp, 1950 sq. It. up plus 2.5 acre serviced lol w/view,  partial bsmt. Large deck, 200 It. stream, pasture and tropical Iruil  Irom walerlronl. Call 883*9213 fees,  minutes to beaches,  after 6 won weekends.      M9c -AOX. Owner 885*5157.     si  New 1 bdrm cabin, -move' to your  property. Plumbed, wired and insulated. Fridge, slove and exlras.  Jusl move in. 886-2751 Mke.Mffc  MULTIPU CHOICE  WATERFRONT  Veiy special properly in the heart  ot Gibsons including private moorage, new ramp and float well kept  home, boat house and In CPC-5  zoning Tremendous possibilities  here. Accessed. Call now lor  delails and private viewing. Angela  Zupanec 988*3151. S50cn  ERROR  RESPONSIBILITY  PLEASE CHECK YOUR AD  ON THE FIRST DAY IT APPEARS  Advertisers ore asked lo listen carefully as all ads  placed by telephone are complelely read back  verifying requested classification, start date,  number of insertions and a copy content.  We take extreme care to avoid typographical  errors, however, in the event of an error, we are  responsible only for the first incorrect insertion of  an od. We do not assume any reponsibility for any  reason for an error in an ad beyond the cosl of Ihe  ad itself.  Mease report any et-a-or MMMIMATELY  by calling U6-U22 ar 113-3930  Monday ta Friday 9 a.m. ta 3 p.m.  CLASSIFICATIONS  Announcements 7  Appliances 19  Autos 33  Barter & Trade 19  Bed and Breakfast 30  Births t  Business and Home  Services 39  Business Opportunities 39  GREAT]  IDEA,  Campers  Child Care  39  37  Commercial lor Rent  32  Entertainment  33  For Rent  31  For Sale  31  Found  11  Free  19  Furniture  20  Garage Sales  17  Heavy Equipment  Help Wanted  22  34  Home 4 Property  1  In Memorlam  4  Legal  41  Lost  19  Marine  29  Mobile Homes  27  Motorcycles  29  Music  13  Obituaries ���***  3  Personal  9  Pets A Livestock  12  Recreation  9  Storage  39  Thank You  9  Too Late to Classify  40  Travel  14  Trucks  24  Wanted  19  Wanted to Rent  29  Weddings &  Engagements  Work Wanted  9  39  DROP OFF YOUR  Coast News  Monday Edition  Friendly  People Places  In Pender Harbour  AC BUILDING SUPPLIES  Francis Peninsula Place 883-9551  MARINA PHARMACY  Pender Harbour Centre 883*2888  In Halfmoon Bay  B4JSTORE 885*8555  In Roberts Creek  ROBERTS (-REEK GENERAL STORE 885 3400  In Sechelt     B__  THE COAST NEWS  5521 Cowrie Street 885*3930  In Gibsons  THE COAST NEWS  537 Cruice Lane (behind Dnckside Pharmacy)  886-2622  The smiling Maff of die Roberts Creek General Store  will happly ttkr your chMifled id, because It's one  .ol our Friendly People Place.!  Make .More $$$  with Coastwide  Realty  Sechelt's newest Real  Estate Office invites  experienced & new  sales licencees to join  our progressive team  & start earning 100%  commissions.  Interested? Call me,  Nick Proach, Manager.  885-0505  COASTWIDE  REALTY  RARE SACRE LOTS  Gnat ocean vie*, 5 min. walk lo  Sergeant's Bay Park, drilled veto  and hydro included. Within 2 yrs.,  Ihis newly completed 35 lot rural  development will reali/e lis lull  potential. Don't wait til it's no  longer affordable. To view, drive to  the end ol Leaning Tree Road and  call Dave Speers at 946-7655 or  pager 1*979-4042 $158.000.��49w  a.EaUTY|���|.  __J  __W|  GARY WHITE  M6-8107��1-361-4390  Las Vegas comes to Sumhlne  Coast!! Win big In Ihe Ural International Gin Rummy Tournament.  First prize $1,000,0001 A lour-  round preliminary competition will  tie held by SCBC In Sechell. For  more inio, call 865-5552 or write  Box 195, Sechelt, BC VON 3A0.   ��49c  PSYCHIC READINGS  Tuesdays. CRYSTAL SERENDIPITY, or Pager ��1*976-1316 loll tree,  Touchtone phone only. Kalawna.  665*5764. ��50w  Harry Christmas to Mom or  Still lime for a freshly painled bedroom, balh or? belore the holidays.  Dick Btakeman 866*7656.    ��50c  CREATIVE DANCE CLASSES  Wednesday attemoons  Uniled Church Hat  DAWN 686*3135. 150*  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  Al home or al work, one on one, or  a group. Can Jeff 8864095.  tfns  Nature's Sunshine products now  available! Herbs and supplements,  highest quality, guaranteed pure -  ask about Chinese Herb Combinations and Immune System Stimulants. Local distributor, Sue. 883-  9375. #50c  7.   Announcement  A Christmas Seal Is  A Hug on Every Card  12. Pels&  Livestock  For sale ��� Kanala-Arab mare, 14  Used building materials in good  hands, 11 years, $1500. Eves.  cond. ( buildings lo be demol-  866-8822.  #51*  ished. Sunco Recycled Building  Materials. 5653 Wharl Rd.,  Sechell. 885*8869. Recycle .  Save. tin  Help sump out  lung disease!  IHI* �� LUNG ASSOUAnON  |, ,m,*,_..*..,-_. a  Adult children ol Alcoholics or dyslunctlonal families please call 886-  3649 or 885*4622 for help,     nc  Close Out SaHI! All Dock 50%  OFF. Niw slock still coming  Irom warehouse ��� muet be sow.  Cookwara, dlahes, toys, tools,  gilts, ale. Best Price Liquidations. Seaview Place, near Salvation Army Store.        150*  MX! Lowrey organ, many features,  beautiful sound, $5000. Phone  885*6473. ��49c  Upright piano, new condition,  $2250000.685*3166.       #51*  Nintendo entertainment system  and 4 games, barely used, exc.  cond., greal Christmas gilt, $75  obo. 886*9096. #51w  Fisher wood burning F/P insert.  685-3720. #51w  Electric range, good woiking older,  r. 885-3506. I5tw  Piano Tuning  _���     ��� repalts  **��;  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843  Double size box spring and mattress. 886*9818 eves.       #49*  Act now. 3 lell, 2 mos. old, puppies, looking lor loving lamihes,  raised on hobby term. 883*9504.  149*  Granthams  Christmas  Craft Fair  Sat & Sun  Dec. 11&12  10am - 4pm  Community  Hall on  Church Streeet  Korg surround sound elec. MIDI  piano, concert series 5000. full  size keyboaid, in showroom condtion (the best) with bench, half  price; Korg rhythm unit 556 like  new; rhythm ace, lull aulo unit; lull  size violin, bow t case; oldei  reve* unil. 865*4839.       #50*  Piano tuner selling pianos. Uprights, apt. size. Delivered, tuned.  883-2329. ��49c  Piano, Mason and Risch, good  condilion and sound, $2500.886-  7304 after 6 pm. ��49c  Giant gaiage sale, bake sale,  Sechelt elementary school, Sal.,  Dec. 11.9:30am*12,5800 Cowrie.  ���49*  752 Hwy. 101,50x268 tot, 3 bdmi.  older house, $165,000.886*9049  ss  Halfmoon Bay, flat 1/2 acie lol,'  across park near school. $75,000  by owner. 274*5663. ss  PRICE REDUCED  Multi family zoned home, 2600 sq.  fl. on two view lots at Seaview and  Beach Ave. in lower Gibsons. 2  bdrm suite on lower level. Recenly  appraised at $220,000. Oilers.  886*3281. #50c '  3/4 acre lot on Norlhwood Rd.,  Redroolts. Level and cleared.  Close to school and paik, $79,900.  885-4150.' ss  For sale by owner 3 bdim. rancher, 1 t/2 bath, 2x6 const., dbl.  garage, I00'xi65' lot. Fruit Irees,  gardens, $196,000.886-7825.  ���49*  Exceptional ocean view of Sechelt  Inlet up to the Skcwkumchuck. Lot  32 Deerhoin in Sandy Hook,  90X180. By owner. $68,500.885-  2213 or 942-5098. #50w  Davis Bay/Seima Paik, 4990 Hwy.  101, $189,000. By owner. Great  family home. Over 2,000 sq. ft.  fully reno. Features 3 bdrms, new  kitchen S balh, 1 ensuite. New carpets throughout, new naf. gas fum.  1 water heater, new roof, 2 f/p's,  fin. bsmt. w/large games and family room. Laige privale landscaped  lot, well above hwy. with peek-a-  boo vew. Must be seen! 686*7513  or 1*922*6334. 151c  ROBERTS CREEK  4 bdrm. home with hardwood and  slate lloor throughout on private  .67 acre. Two car garage, workshop and potential revenue/Maw  suite. Zoned R2. $259,000. please  call 885*2253, no agents.      ss  .Brooks & Utter  /STEM  �� �����_*/?.  WOftlMHOP  Sat: Nov. 20th 10 -2 pm  All Stencils & Accessories  20%off  GIBSONS LANDING  SWEATSHIRTS  by Greta Guzek now available at  Show Piece Gallery, 666-9213.   ��49c  L'ECOLE PASSEPARTOUT  French Immersion playgroup openings for 4-year-olds. Introduce your  preschooler-to Ihe French language through play, games, crafts,  stories and music. Contact Denise  865-5466 or L'ecole Passe Partout  685*5855. ��4w  Yoga dasses ongoing, Thursday,  10:X am-12:30 pm at the firehall  on Chaster Rd. New session  begins Jan. 13 For Into call 886-  9760. I51w  COOL RUNNINGS  One ton truck available for hauling,  rubbish removal, moving, yard  maintenance, rototilling, odd jobs.  885-3917. Hns  GRAPE DEALS  WINE MAKING CUSSES  Free classes during Ocl. and Nov.  Gieat savings loi class members.  Youi own wine ready lor Christmas. Direct importers of California  special giape concentrate and  wine making kits. 886-0225.   tfn  Does someone in your family have  a drinking problem? Call Al-Anon  886*9903, 885*7484, 666*9059.  Al-Ateen 686*2565 or 685*7484.  nc  Learn to play  Highland  Bagpipes  private letsomfbr all ages  8864875  Sunshine Coasl  A sale place lor women and childien ki crisis. Free confidential 24  hour service. 885-2144        tfn  Classical guitar w/hard case In  good condition. Perlect lor beginner, $100. Call Sean at 886*0674.  ���49c  Anlique uptight piano. Clinton.  Ivory keys, metal sounding board,  beautiful sound. $1000.685-9306.  tfns  Yamaha porta sound PSS-480  electronic keyboard w/adapter t  manual book, $350.686*9103.  ss  t  Norma's  Electrolysis  Studio  ��� Permanent 4 safe removal  of unwanted hair  ��� Evening appointments  available  ���Privacy of home based  studio  For appointment call S����*7756  For sale: Van conversion, Ford  150,1980. Good condition, low  mileage. 686*8520. tfns  Black . while male cat Sylvester,  neai Sargeant i School Rds. 886-  9145. #49w  Reward! Lost little girl's lavourite  doll on Horeshoe Bay lo Langdale  ferry, Sun., Nov. 28. Doll was  wrapped in yellow blanket and Is  we* worn bul much loved. Call col*  led 463-93M. M9w  One Senco air nailer (tool).  Reward. 666-3673. *49w  Baycresl electric white slove, $75  Obo. 8864836. ��51c  Will buy used or non-working  major appliances. Bjorn 885*7697.  ���50w  GE range, almond, good cond.,  $325. Janet 886-5;- 40.       #50c  Westinghouse dryer, good working  cond, $75.686*3051.        150c  Dryer, works well, $100 obo. 885-  4211. MOc  Danby apl. size dryer, $199; Inglis  16 cu. tt. 2 dr. FF almond Iridge,  $489; Kenmore 16 cu. It. white  upright Ireezer, new cond., $369;  Kenmore apt. size aulo washer,  $359; Hoover apt. size dryer,  $199; Danby 5 cu. It. 12V white  fridge, $369; and much moie. AH  appliances recond. w/90 days to 2  yrs. warranty, parts and labour.  Bjorn 885*7897 or Corner Cupboard 865*4434. #50*  30' electric stove, s.steel oven,  $130; counter lop range, reg.  $579, $145; wall oven, black;  Craftsman elect, lawn mower, 885*  3138. 150c  Excellent condition Inglis washing  machine, $175.686*2892.   ��49c  Admiral ss 16.2 cu ft fridge,  almond, $575.685*9336.       ss  Three electric commercial grin top  ranges In very good condition,  $1000 each obo. Contact Dive at  St. Mary's Hospital. 885-2224,  locaieo. tin  Freezer: 6' older upright, good  cond, white, funky, $200 886-  4826. *51w  Maytag W/D, older models, good  cond, $150 pr. 685*6069.   ��49w  30* White stove, $2W; dishwasher, $50; small Iridge, $30. 886-  3164. I49w  Long haired male tabby cat with  brown collar. Very affectionate.  Found In Lower Gibsons, Nov. 24.  886-7893. <49c  ANDERSON REALTY  FRK  CATALOOUE  sees CamataSt, Ban 12te  Sax-hart, BC, VON 3A0  ���ae-aiiFAxaeaViaee  Van. Toil Fran I  Lot I Mountainview Drive, partial  view lol, level and cleared In a  quiel cul-de-sac with all underground services. Private panhandle access. Ready to build your  dream home. $79,000. Call 886*  3612 or 328-5534. ss  Soames Point, 932 Feeney. View,  F.S.B.O. 3 yr. Jennish Colonial, 3  bdrm up, 2 bdrm suite, 2 F/P, 3  baths, double garage, shake tool,  French windows. $235,900. 886-  0061,351-7866 alter 6 pm.  ACUPRESSURE OR  REFLEXOLOGY  Relieves stress and tension. Call  AlWgh 886*9234, #50*  Lower Mainland Crisis * Donalions desperately needed for the  homeless: any used winter clothing  and bedding. Pick up 883*2546,  885*9819,885-4073.        #50*  If you go down lo the Creek today,  you're In for a Bizarre surprise For  the unique, Out ol Time, Roberts  Creek. 885-3935. #49w  : I I SKIBUS* -��� *  Jo Whistler and Blackcomb. Foi  more Info call Westcoasl Explorers  Travel Club, 8864862.      ��52w  Plane ticket leaving Vancouver to  Calgary Dec. 24, return Dec. 28.  Offers. 886-8074. ��51w  FUN kl the SUN TOUR  2aksF_.20-a_f.iM  $1395 ppAwki CDN  Includes: Rtn air tare, airport  trans., apt. accom, dally touring,  Phoenix, Grand Canyon, Las  Vegas, Tucson, Tombstone and  Nogales, Mexico. ELITE TRAVEL  1*800-7*0081. ��50c  torn PALMS  Calilomia, 2 bathroom 2.bdims,  dbl. wide mobile home. Completely  lum. all ulils ind. Goll, 2 pools, hot  tub, tennis, $1000/mo. US. 886*  3109. #50w        RCI Time Shares, 2 wks. Call tor _*_��� p.'0*' D/R 5ul,e' bu,,sl  W0885.7623. MOw    *n*-*--*d,t1700obo.885-7616.  #50*  Modem Scandinavian leak buffet  and hutch in exc. cond. 686-4269.  ���51c  Four cushion 'Gregg' chesterfield,  90 inches long and matching chair  in good cond, $250.886-4956.  ���51*  Back to nature Chrislmas sale:  rustic made large bird leaders and  houses, natural wood products,  environmentally sale. Alder twig  lurniture ��� stools, chairs, planters.  Fiiewood, U-pick-up, $40/load.  885*7473. M1w  Baby's cot. new mattress (never  been used), new paint, $180.885-  2206. #51*  Juicer, VCR F_ya*oden, scanner,  OCR, software, $40 ea. 886-  3819. ��51w  Wood luinace (Fawcett) C.S.A.  approv. c/w ducts, $200. 885-  2310. #51w  Great Investment gift Art prints  beautilully Iramed. A Boy and His  Dreams (Gietzski) by Lumbers;  Batsman prints ��� Siberian Tiger,  $800; The Air The Forest and The  Watch, $950. NO GST! CaH Brian  8850876 or 885*4660 mess.#51 w  Greal Chrislmas Gilt ��� Boy's 20  Inch Norco bike, like new, $90.  886-9145. #51w  1 yr. old Osbum wood heater, exc.  cond, $900 firm. 886*2430. ��51w  WAREHOUSE CLEARANCE  dIPIetro Designs handpainled  clothing Dec. 8*18, Wed-Sal, 11-  4,1010 Venture Way, Gibsons.  886-7069. ��50w  Fresh homegrown turkeys, 30 lbs.  minimum at $2.25 per Ib. 886*  8915. #50w  Unique Christmas gilt Ice  Capades tickets sale. Locations  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons, Sat.,  Dec. 4,1lam*4pm. Reserve best  tickets in advance. 885*5659.M0w  HELP ON THE WAY  A great idea - Gill Certificates  available, $25 and up. Well do the  work. 686*3188. #51c  FIREWOOD  Guaranleed lull or 1/2 cord loads.  8850737. ��51c  1 . I |  ColoniUmagle -m*-f4-*Mhml  plete with mattress, $125; king size   '   ,  waleibed, $75.8864561.  ���51c  White oak dining room suite; large  bullet table; 4 chairs; cream velvet  swivel rocker; Brother cabinet,  sewing machine; other misc. furniture. Phone 886*7779.       ��51c  Fisher slove (Papa), $350. 883-  9133. ��51c  '93 ��� 2500 watt Yamaha generator,  50 his. lunning, $1200; 6000 watt  gen. i 9 HP engine, $500;  hydraulic hoist 110 volt or 120 volt,  $1000; L.A. Oxg.-acetylene welding a cutting torch, hose & gauges,  $150; Kenmoie washer 1 dishwasher, $75 ea.; 303 Lee Enfield  rifle a 1 box shells, $75, FAC  req'd; 2 salmon trolling rods t  reels. $30 ea.; 1 salmon rod, $10.  866*2585. #51*  Dry suit Abyss-Pro woman's large,  worn 3 times, BCD regulator tank,  $1000 obo. 685*6832 aft. 5pm. ss  MUSTANG MUSTS  Tack repairs. Personalized halters  and lead shanks. 8860345. ��5lc  ELLEN BESSO  TRAGER  ��  *&>' Release tension  -agta. and emotional  --_> blocks in a safe  nurturing environment.  GIFT  CERTIFICATES  886-4274  EAGLE RIDGE  VmWNAHY H05MTAI  Setvingthe  Sunshine Coast  for over  10 YEARS  iMtoBLgMt-sSaM  885-5158  LOSE WEIGHT, LOSE INCHES  Gain energy and health, natural  Chinese herb, 4 tablets, 2 limes a  day. Lose 10,15, 20 lbs! 30-day  money-back guarantee. Cal Body  Trim, 8854762. #51c  CHRISTMAS SPECIAL  For yourself or your special someone. 15% off with ad. Lose weight,  inches, increase energy, feel greet.  All natural Chinese herbs. 4  tablets. 2 times daily. 100% guaranteed. Wendy, 886*3067.  ��51c  EUROPEAN DON CARE  BEAUTY CUNIC  Facials, waxing, manicure, pedicure, lash t blow tint, back treatments. Open every day. 8880939.  Christmas gih certificates   #51c  PRIVATE TUITION  Fully qualified experienced teacher  available. Adults, high school and  elementary students. 686-8468.  ���50cn  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  685*7883,24 hour line.        tfn  Exotic baby lovebirds - only Iwo  left. WW hold until Xmas. $60/each  or $100/pair. 886*6082.      Mic  Wanted! Good family home  3 year ok) Lab Shepherd, spayed,  shots, trained. Will protect home  and funny, good w/ktds. Ranumer-  ation: lots ot love and waimth. 885*  2474. MOc  Two stalls and pasture lor horse  boarding. Reasonable rates. 886-  9625.    . #50*  Large size pel kennel, $70 obo.  8854561. ��50w  Two male Shihtzu's, bom Nov. 10,  ready Dec. 22, $300 lirm. Vet  checked. 8850470. MOw  Co-op Feeds - Pro Form brand  available at Chamberiin Gardens.  896*9689. M2w  MAGUS KENNELS REG.  Dog S cat boarding. Experienced  dog trainer. 'Science Diet' pet  foods. 888-8588. tin  Gin Rummy players - get yoursell  an Xmas bonus by participating In  a contest awarding cash prizes!  For info ctl 685-5552 anytime.  ���49c  Used brass propellers, broken or  bent, also okay. 886*3699. Mtw  Old gas engines, tractors, example: Reo, Easlhope, running or  parts. 886*0968. ��50c  Wooden dod house. 8654748.  ���50c  Sunshine Cosst Transition House  needs a donation ol an electric  stove in good cond. 685*2944.  MOc  Wheel barrow. 883*2045.   MOc  Extremely affordable computer lor  novice. Unbiased purchaser. IBM  or Mac okay. Min. 40 meg. hd.  685*3917. tfns  Utile Tykes kilchen or other toys  for our little tykes. 685*0115.#49w  Expenenced knitter to repair knitted baby Shaw). 686-8556.    tins  Small apt size freezer. 6860979.  tfn  Fishing rod ��� a good salt water;  sturdy enough to land those whoppers! Reasonable $. Call 886-7355  lve. mess. tfns  Hotwheels with redlines on tires  wanted by private collector. 885-  9306. tfns  For Parent Toi Dropin ��� used children's wooden blocks, all shapes  snd sizes, will pay cash. Donations  gratefully accepted. Tammy 886-  2690. M2w  Oueen size waterbed complete  with bookcase headboard,  includes bedding, $150; dbl. bed  size bookcase headboard 1 frame,  $50,886-3211. MOw  White tile lop dining lable, 4 chairs,  $350; harvest gold couch, chair,  ottoman, $125; antique leachers  desk, $25; Ikea easy chair, $45;  apl. size dryer, $35; anlique travel  trunk, $25; double futon mattress,  $40.6654)194 alt. 6pm.     #49*  Leather chesterfield and loveseat,  as new, peach color, $1500; Iwo  maple single beds, plus bedding,  $100 lor both 665*3117.    #50*  Solid maple coffee and end fables  w/drawets, exc. cond. (3) $200.  683*9744,883*9526 (49c  Sofa, matching chair, decent cond.  $100.885-6306 after 5 pm. ��49c  King 4 poster waterbed, 6 drawers,  motionless mattress, complete  $250,885-3285. tin  Used lurniture 1 misc. second  hand goods 'Castaways', Molly's  Lane, open Wed. thru Mon., 11-  4:30.886*2297 or 8864930.   tfn  GUYSCAPES  Christmas Tret Lot.  Opening Dec. 4  ��� LIVE * COT TREES ���  Hwy 101* Pall Rd,  Robeits Cieek  White hoop crib with mattress,  $100; Costco car seat, $50; boy's  baby clothes to size 3.886-9842.  etc  Valley Comfort MP-80 wood furnace with controls (gas compatible), $650 obo; Kenmore Mark I  energy etlicient 40 gal. elec. hot  water tank, like new, $140. 685-  3431 ss  Macintosh colour computer (LC)  4/40 Stylewriter printer, software, 4  hrs. lessons, $1600 obo. 885-  3131. M1W  Michetin Iruck tires, XPS Traction  LT 235/85 R16, 2 grip, 2 hwy,  $600; 20 It. aluminum ladder, $30,  sump pump, $30.886*9770. M1c  Game Boy, powerpack, 3 games ir  boxes, $130, Ladies sz. 7 skates,  $60.665*5779. #51*  Two Puffin sea kayaks and equip*  ment, $1600 each. Small truck  cab. $300.863*9775 eves. MOc  Oil/electric stove/heater, w/tank,  good condition, $100. Patrick 885  559V Mic  Cultured Douglas Fir Christmas  trees lor safe 5' to T, 50c per tree  to be donated to Food Bank, on  sale starting Friday, Dec.3, by  Sunshine Auto Parts.       ��51c  New and used kayaks, excellent  prices. Example: used Kycok wtti  equipment, $843.685*3440. M1c  Fisher model 10237796 wood  stove, some pipes, besl oiler. 685-  5__ Mic  Antique 5 spd. CCM bicycle w/car-  iter. 866*9346 eves. Mtc  Excellent second hand carpet,  sizes 15'x16', 11'x13\ 9'x12\  8'xtO', rusty colour, total $125.  6854431 after 6. MOc Coast News, December 6, 1993  21  Shop Now For Xmas Just renovated ��� used stove, oven,  Beautiful diamond cluster ring,  Q/w, ���_ _���, _ ���,_ ^  app. value, $1400, sell lor $800.     etc 8854452 .49w  Singer sewing machine multi-dec*  orator stiches, sell-buttonholer,  many extras, $250., 866*2673.   ��0w  Firewood ��� seasoned and unseasoned $75/cord, bundled cedar  kindling, STVbundle. 866*3092 aft.  <pm. Mf��  Pellet King stove, like new, asking  $1000.8854)839. MOW  Two snow lires Uniioyal  P175/70R13 MtS. Never on  wheels, $50 ea.; adult air rifle with  telescope sight, high power, exc.  cond., $300; Browning lever  action, .22 cal. rifle, exc. cond.,  $250,886*9227. #50*  LOCAL HONEY  686-2127  #50*  Cherrywood the best' for smoking  fish. Lv. mess. 1*733*7742. #50*  Hi-Fl-Dynaco amplifier, Marantz  tuner, Akai single cassette deck, 2  Dynaco speakers 886*9396.��50w  Year old Admiral refrldgerator,  exc. cond., $600.688-9626. MOw  Vilas dining room suite, Panasonic  microwave, picnic table, betbeque.  6854555. MOw  Yamaha 920 motorcycle, $1295;  Dacor Dive light. $50; Candle  am/lm cassette portable, $50;  briefcase, $35; ceramic healer,  $40; Mitsubishi am/lm cassette,  vertical stackable slereo, $275.  8654062. MOc  Shoe Now For Xmas < Beautiful  diamond dueler ring, app. value  $1400, ssff for $800.  Singer sewing machine mult, decorator stitches, sen-button holer,  many extras, $250. MOw  White crib w/mattress., $175;  white cradle, lge., $75; wooden  high chair, brown, $40; Costco T-  Delt car seat, $75; Perego stroller,  $96.8854461. MOw  Washer, dryer, good cond., $250;  used floating rtocks. 883-2767.   #50*  Commodore 64 with disc drive,  keyboard, dalsywheel printer, programs, games, $250 obo. Men's  iceskates, size 8, excellent condition, $75 obo. 886*7647.     ���50c  Sturdy pine shelving, $18.99 Ind.  4 shelves a hardware, D12VH68  1/2" or 43' W35-; $23.99* D20* 66  1/2'x35 inventory clearance. 885-  3855. MOC  Two fireplace inserts, Incl. sur-  rounds, $175 each. 686-7165.  ���50c  Melal wardrobe 63x36x20, $50;  beige/brown braided rug, 9x12,  $160; large toaster oven, sell-  dean, $35.685*7674.       ��50c  Qpen cooler 6"10* high, 5T wide,  5 sMvea wrHh racks. Excellenl for  small business (as dell section,  produce, etc.), $1,000 obo. 865*  9240. MOc  TREE FREE PAPER  50% hemp, 50% cereal straw, $15  / 500. Canadian Hemp Awareness  Csrnpslgn 888*9747.        150c  Pool tibia w/cues, balls, rack,  $350 obo: men's road bake, $110,  obo.685-9440after6pm.   MOc  S  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  WORK!  Men's Raleigh Scepter 10 speed  bike, $50; 2 hantpster cages and  supplies, oilers; Singer electric  cabinet sewing machine, $75; sel  of 53 'Making ol America" series  westerns, $20; pre-1910 cider  press, $120.886*0968.      MOc  The original Welcome Bat bat  house, $16 delivered, Langdale lo  Weel Sechell. 866*3159.    MOc  White pedestal sink, near new,  $75; laige Ntpdaon airtight stove,  glass door, near new, $426 obo.  HOC  Brand new Ladles ekl boots,  Roichle, size 8 ��� never used -  $220 nsw, $160 obo. 8864)143.  ���SOC  18 spd. Kokanee mountain bike,  good cond., $325; too w Peavy  bats amp. S100 obo. B85-3S23.  ���50c  Taiga down sleeping bag, good  cond., $150; Kneisal 200 mm X*  country skis w/poles. good oond.,  $135; diamond ring, 10k, $300;  TV/VCR table, pine veneer, $40;  nsck rest lor violin, $20; music  stand, $20 (both new) obo. 885-  8366. HOC  Firewood, $125 lull cord. Also,  bunds* Wnrjing available. Phone  Naus, 8850679, please talk to my  MOc  New, live -1 gal. cans Benjamin  Moore Latex, eggshell enamel,  algW bone ooloui. 885-2047.��4��w  Gilts figure skates, Ike new, size  L*4, $30. 885-3130 days, 886-  X150V0S. *��  Osborne fireplace Insert, iradum,  certified, Etched glass door/brass  Wm.$m 865*8898.        149c  atmond-Tal cehiar phone, vary  ���ml, wkh Can-Tal Iree avaskands  levee. 8883644. ��4��w  Two good working Iswnmowers,  $75 aa. 886*7821 M8w  Frozen large Tiger shrimp; and  orders taken lor Iresh. 686*3623 or  666*7369. Hlw  CHRISTMAS SPECIALS .  New and used SEA KAYAKS ��  EQUIPMENT. Tm free. Gift certificates lor introduction lo sea kayaking, self and assisted rescues  and the Eskimo toll. Sunshine  Kayaking t_t 186*9780.   Hie  Gdf irons, Spalding Top nils extra  long, $115; Power Built woods 1*  34, $165.8664664. ss  Candles, medicine pouches, cloth  menstrual pads, natural Incense. A  shopping experience. Out of Time,  Roberts Creek. 885-3835.  MOw  Celtic jewelery, native pottery,  gothic candlesticks, clothing Irom  Europe/India. Out ol Time,  Roberta Creak. 885-3935.  MOw  12' BAV Mcintosh monitor, $175;  3 colour slkscraen printing table  Ind. al access., $450 obo; Sears  9' garage doors 1 openeis (new  1000 ea.) $650 ea. 885-0244. ss  TOPSOIL  Rich quaMy lop so* by the tan-  d-a-n dumptruck load.  Langdale-Robeils Creek $250  IM^ Creak-Davis layS275  Ms lay ��� a-laaioon lay S285  White quenWlH last Call W.D.  Excavating, H6-97W or cell, i  Wg the  4x8 utility traNer, 14 in. bres, S5CO.  8854851 aft 8pm. HOw  Antique wrjod burning cook stove.  $600 885*3506 ss  Colour pencil portraits from your  favourite pholo. Pets, lamily,  Iriends. 9'x12', $35. Send cheque  or M/O along with photo to P.O.  Box 291, Gibsons, BC VON IVO.  Pis. allow 6*8 wks. lor delivery.  Satisfaction guaranteed or money  rehmded. tins  SATELLITE SALES  AND SERVICE  Programming subscriptions.  Grew Onton Earth Station  Mountain bikes, Rocky Mountain  'Fusion', $700; Diamond Back,  $400 obo. 8894*874.        MOw  Round antique DR table w/2  leaves, $575; grey Chinese 8x10  carpet, $900; grey chesterfield,  $400; dehydrator, $150; several  misc. items, Ismps, collee table,  etc. 685*7791, MOw  IBM compatible 266,16 mhz, 1  meg. rem, 40 meg. h.drtve, high  density floppies 31/2', 1.M and 5  1/4 ' 1.22 keyboard, monitor.  Word Perfect 5.1, PC tools, $600.  W. mono monitor, $725 w/Ega  colour graphics monitor. 866*3673.  MOW  Going Out of Business Close  Out Sale! Everything goes. 50%  oil eveiything. Sale ends when all  stock, fixtures are gone. Best Price  Liquidations, Seaview Pace, next  to Salvation Army store.    #49*  AQUARIUMS  Large, used, $35  TROPICAL FISH  Supplies 25c a up  5tl. stKMvcase with light, $50.886-  9890 #49*  Ladies grey imitation fur stole. $40  Obo.883-2045. #49c  Ademco Vista XM security system,  5 motion detectors, 3 contacts,  digital console, 1 year old, cosl  $2500, sell $1500. Teak veneei  display unit, 2 sliding glass doois,  4 glass shelves, bottom rack display lights, 7 1/2' x 5 3/4', $750.  Glass and mirror display unit,  42"x48'x20', shelves undei mirrored sliding doors, $350. H.D. drill  press w/mounled 2-way vise,  $350. Power transformer, ACIo 12  or 24 DC amp, voltage meters,  $250. Phone 6854)263 alter 6pm.  ���49c  Full length mink coal, medium  size, very dark brown, A-1 condtion, $1500 obo. 883*2045. M9c  Firewood lor sale, 1/2 or run cords,  TWcum area. 685-3134.     M9c  One 4x6 utHaiy trailer w/spaie bre,  $400 obo. Phone 866*7882. M9c  Pool lable, B'x4', 8 balls and  snookar balls, $495 obo; Yorks  2001 universal gym, $200 obo.  885*9235. leave message. MOc  Love seal/single bed, $120; Ken  kennel lor large dog, $100.886*  3190. M9c  Large Panosonlc microwave,  $150,866*9475. M9c  Acorn Voyager woodslove, 886*  8586. Mtw  Utility trailer, 4x8, $350; 14II.  alum, boat, $500; 6 tip Eviniude  oulboaid, $350; Honda 175 XL,  $400; Yamal* 100 Enduro. $250;  mobile home axle, $100; 20 hp  Merc outboard, $150.663*9091.  ���49c  Homelite 5000 wall generator,  exc. cond., $1000; 5 prefab concrete blocks, 30 _0*x12\ approx.  800 lbs. each, $125 tor lot. 883*  9793. M9C  HORSE MANURE  $20 pick/up or 2 toads for $30, you  lead. Robeits Creek. 885*9969.  tfn  Itn  GOOD HAY  S4.0WB.lt Delivered  Straw $4.00fbate  Garden Mulch Hay $3.50  Whole oats lOcAb  Csll Between 12-lpm  885-0357  Hn  Full size camper frig, stove heater,  $1500000.886*2106. SS  Seldom used: Philips aii purifier  and de-ionizer w/repiacement filter  $25. Philips air purifier $-: Bion*  aire Clean mist 2.5 gal. humidifier  $65,896-9665. tfns  1988 Dodge Aries sedan, 4 dr..  $4000.886*2565. #51w  '82 Nissan Stanza lor parts, good  engine, trannie, elc. 883*2007.  #49*  79 CHY New Yorker, $750 obo.  883*1161 Iv. mess. ��9*  1964 Chev Belair sedan, new  tires, brakes, exhaust system, very  dean classic. $950.883*2114.  ���50c  1987 Honda CRX, sunrool, new  clutch and painl, asking $6,000.  683*2027. #50c  1953 Ford sedan delivery, best  offer. 885*6419. #49w  ****  1988 Meicuiy SablrGS, 4 DrJ  Auto/ W White/ A.C7  A.MJF.M. cassette. 885*3281  MDL5336  1988 Nissan Sentra 5 sp.. red,  AM/FM cass. deck, new Iront tires,  exc. cond., $5500.686*4637. ss  1964 Dodge Caravan, 5 pass.,  exc. shape, $3800.8854217. ss  '89 Tracker 4X4 convertable,  65,000 kms, asking $6900. Call  eves. 886*7556. ss  Wanted ��� 12' buckel lor case  580C, call collect 1-294-3598.  MOw  '78 580 C Case backhoe, new  brakes, exc. cond., $16,000 obo.  865*7401. SS  955H Cst Crawler, bucket loader,  needs some work, $2000 obo.  666*2548.  1992 Ford Areoslar Extended 7  pass. V6 aulo PW. PL, Hit  wheel, cruise control. Iront It  real aii conditioning, cass.  _____________  Forced sale: immaculate 74 TR-6,  musl see, $8,500.885-6065.#49c  '88 Meicuiy Tracer LS. 4 dr., standard, 92,000 km, good cond.,  $3700 obo. 686-9339.        #49c  1960 T-a-d, running. Will sell car,  $400 or part out. 883-9744, 683-  9526. #49c  1983 Crown Victoria wagon,  completely refurbished, a great  family wagon $1995. 865*  3281 MDL5936  SALE  61 VW Jena 4 dr., 5 sp., sunrool,  $3500000.886*7969. ss  1987 Tempo 4 dr., P/W, P/DVL, air  cond., AM/FM steieo. exc. cond.,  $3000.685*4054. ss  1982 Mazda RX7, good cond.,  new clutch, biakes, $3100. 686-  8032. ss  WHAT WC HAVEI  1984 NISSAN  4 cyl., auto,  PS, 1 owner,  only  70.439 kms  Saw $2750  1982 FORD  3/4 van. 6 cyl.,  auto, 1 owner  lowkm's  ���8-V-S2999  1978 FORD  3/4S/Cab  Victoria truck  very dean,  tow Ion's  Save $2750  ���PLUt*  62 Ford 1/2 Van  81 OMC IS psgr  75 Ford S/cab  Centurion Auto  645 Win..I Rel. Sat la.-  Dili   <100*>   ���   Mill  HJW  1969 VW Beetle with 1.6 litre 4 cyl.  nms great, $300 obo. Call after 6  pm. 866*7)55. I51w  '76 Buick Paik Avenue, 4 dr.,  loaded, mini shape, $1500, 885-  9648 ss  Tracer 4 door notchback. Under  25.000 km. Beautilul condition,  one owner. $10,995. 885*3281  MDLS936  '79 Volvo QL. lactory mags, new  biakes, sunrool, needs Ironl stmts,  otherwise works great, $1000 obo.  863*2154. Sic  Jeep CJ-6 VB wilh power winch,  no rust, new battery, brakes, top  valve pb, cherry, $8000 dim. (604)  863*2443. #49c  '81 Chevette pens cai, runs well,  no rust. Body damage. Exc. rubber, $200 obo. 886*7976.   #51 w  '78 Olds Qullass, 2 dr., no rust,  PW, new steieo, good cond., runs  well, $2000 obo. Jason 886*7481.  MtW  1976 VW van, runs but needs  work, $700.886*7629.       #51w  1980 Honda Prelude, p/sunroof,  recent tuneup, rear brake cylinder,  runs well, good Ures, $1200 obo  885*9626. ��50w  '79 Dodge V8, loaded, must see,  $4,800 obo. 8854652 eves. 150c  1977 Chev Suburban 4-wheel  drive. $550.885*8306. tfn  1975 Ford van, 351 3 spd, $500.  885*5764. Very top Nor-West Bay  Rd. 150c  Call Jim Davy at 885-3281  9 am-5:30 pm  TUUDAy-SATURDAy  '81 Phoenix, 6 cyl., auto. Looks  good, runs good, $1300 obo. 886-  3694. M9c  1992 Ford Taurus, P/S, P/B, air.,  AM/FM Cass., aulo., on warr.,  54,000 kms.; 1969 Sonata QLS  lully loaded, 54,000 kms., nice silver/blue car, $8900.665-3210.  ��49w  For sale - 1977 Grand Fury,  brown, good shape, $600. 883-  2301 or 883*2704. #49w  1990 F150 Cuslom 5.0L. Aulo, lilt,  cruise, cassette. 885-3261.  MDL5936  1984 Escort; standard, needs  clutch to make mobile, engine in  very good cond., exc. lor parts,  $400 obo. Call 686*2622.     tins  74 Olds Cutlass Supreme, 2 dr.  swivel seats, till steering, $250.  ���49w  1989 Dodge Ram 50 exc. cond.,  $7500 obo. 886-8770 all. 6pm.  tS1w  1984 3/4 ton GMC pickup,  propane fuel, good cond., exc.  work truck, $3500. CaH Craig alter  6pm. 886*2352. ��51w  WANTED  3/4 Ion pick up, extra cab, 4x4,  aulo, 1988* 1992.886-2500.#50c  71 Ford cab. chassis, good running condition, $500.886*2576.  ���50c  1963 Mazda B2000p.u., 5 spd.,  79,000 km, near new dies, $1600.  W/tow hitch, $75. Utility trailer  w/spare, $150.665*7538.   #49c  '84 Nissan King Cab w/canopy,  1969 motor, good condition,  $3,200 obo. 886*0164.       #49c  1978 Ford F250 Ranger pick-up  w/canopy, blue, $2,500 obo. 885-  9235, leave message.       #49c  1957 Foid F-100, Irame oil  restoration, 480-V6 C-6 auto, posi*  traction, mags, custom metallic  blue palm and interior, rust ties.  $6500.885-3433. ss  76 3/4 Ion Chevy llatdeck 4x4.  $2,500 obo. 886*3001. SS  1969 Z-71 stepside 4x4, fully  loaded, must sell. 686*7484.   ss  -84 Dodge Caiavan, aulo. $4,500.  886*6204. ss  72 Ford 250 p/u, 360 auto, new  tires, sportsman canopy. Solid  truck, $2200.885*7401.        ss  1963 GMC 3/4 ton, great shape,  automatic, $2400.885*5623 aft. 6.  '86 Cavalier Z24, V-6, Pwr. sunrool w/air. Exc. cond. $6,800 obo.  866-7854 alt. 5:30pm. ss  -JElP  ACCESSORIES  1977 Chev Suburban, 4 wheel  diive, $550.685-9306. tin  '81 Malibu S/W, new tires, rally  wheels, $600.685*7472.    M9w  1968 Valiant, 4 door, slant six,  $350 obo. 885*9235 leave message. #49c  1969 Alia Romeo GT, 1750cc  w/dual Webbers, good Ures. Extra  motor, lots ol parts, some rust,  $1500. Also 1980 Jetta w/blown  head gaskets, $500.886*3573.  ���49c  '66 Olds Cieia Brougham, loaded  plus disc player, $5795.686-7150.  ss  1973 Super Beetle, $2500 obo.  863*9234. ss  '81 Ford Econoline 1/2 ton van,  300 6 cyl. auto., linished interior,  $2500.635*7703. I51w  MUST SELL  1982 Aries K, Stn. Wgn��� good  cond., new biakes, tune-up, oil  chg., needs muffler, $1000 obo.  M9w  '82 Nissan Stanza lor parts, good  engine, Iran., etc. 883*2007.M9w  I Probe aulo. 2.0LDOHC  16 valve* loaded al new for  ���93. Motortrands Carol the  Year. Drive this call 865-3261.  MDL5936.   '77 Corvette, needs woik, $5000.  866*9475. 149c  1968 Plymouth GTX, 76,000 ml.,  440 auto, original exc. cond.,  $5000 firm. 883*9091.        M9c  1989 Grand Wagoneer 4WD. V8,  aulo. leather, fully loaded, trailer  pkg. low miles. 885*3281  MDL5936   1991 Mercury Cougar, auto., air,  power, while, exc. cond., 35,000  kms, $15,000 obo. 686*3623. ss  CLEAROUT! Used tires, wheels,  Chevetle; Honda Accord parts.  865*7167 ss  1968 Ford Taurus, am/fm, Ac V8,  auto/od, 4 dooi, exc. cond. $5495.  886*7520 or 886*2111. SS  1969 Ford E350 15 pass. van.  V8 automatic $14,995. 885-  _81.MD_936.   1977 Dodge station wagon. 360.  new trans. Dnve it or pans. $600.  883*9091. #49c  Musl sell 1973 D300 maxi window  van or 76 Vdvo sin. wgn. Otters.  Both run great1885*7232.   ��49c  1991 Explorer Eddn Bauer, 4x4  4door,4.0LV6auto.Fuly  equipped PLUS leather interior.  One ownei $22,995. 885*3281.  MPUjMfj   1960 Muslang, standard 4 sp., 4  cyl., good lies, good biakes, new  cait "kit, body in decent shape, off  tone fender, runs well, $500.885-  0924. tfns  1980 Mustang, std., good brakes,  good Ures, new carb kit, runs well,  dependable transportation. $500  obo. 895-3924. tfns  Car dolly (Kartole Aulom) complete w/light bar lor md-s.-e. neai  new, $1550 obo. 883*2246. #50c  30 tt. Iravel trailer, remodelled, gas  stove, lurnace, shower, $8500.  885*4217. ss  1990 dlx. 24' motorhome A-1 condition. 886-9025. ss  33 Chris Cratt ��� no engine. $1000.  896-3730. M9w  176* Apollo inflatable with trailer,  exc. cond., 4 chamber/inflatable  keel sectioned aluminum lloor  boards. Seals, oars, gas lank,  $1500 complete. 8664558.  Hns  17 tl. fiberglass 90 hp Merc.  Needs some woik. $1850. 885*  4217. SS  18 tt. Fibreglass, Vdvo I/O, boat  New galvanized anchor lor large Tandem ������, lrai|er -_-��), *���_*.  boat, $400.885*5448.       #51c    2297 ���  REDUCED BV $2001  14ft aluminum with trailer. Also 12  It. Boston Whaler Clone with trailer, $700 each. 886*8836. No time  ��5tc  79 Ford Bionco XLT, 4 wh. drive,  auto., looks and runs excellent,  $4995 obo. 886*7099. SS  1975 Dodge propane 4X4, crew  cab, completely rebuilt, $6500.  885*7518. ss  Big block Ford propane system  w/tank, $1000. 686*3005 8am-  5pm. tin  1987 S15 2WD Jimmy, privacy  glass, PS/PB, auto., till, Sony  sleieo, open to leasonable ofleis.  886*7800. ss  '69 3 ton Chev, flatdeck, 5 + 2  franny, new front tires, needs  Inspection. $3250.686*3001.  SS  77 Ford F-250, 54,000 miles,  good running cond., $1500. Paul  886*2895 all. 6pm. tins  1960 11on Chev; 1980 3/4 ton  4X4 Chev, both in good running  cond. 6884699 between 7-9pm.  MB*  1982 Ford Courier, $650 obo. 866*  9749. M9w  76 GMC Iruck, exc. mech. cond.,  $800 obo. 883*2429.        #49w  '82 Dalsun King Csb PU, 65,000  kms., $1750.866*7686.     #51w  '66 GMC Jimmy 2 WD, exc. cond.,  $5300.886*7240. SS  115 hp Mercury outboard with jet  unit. 8664619. 151c  14' aluminum boat w/trailer, exc.  condition. $1100 obo. 865*7776.  #51c  1960 Johnson 35 hp, electric Stan,  short shaft, fix oi parts. $300 obo.  885*0249. #51c  14' alum, boat, motor, trailer,  exlras, $1200 obo. 885-0249.I52C  New 24' tandem galvanized trailer,  in watei 3 limes, $3,500 ��� no GST.  663*2819 or 883*2456.      ��50c  1978 - 37 fl. long cabin berry ler-  rel. exc. shape, diesel powered,  lots of exlras, asking low 80s. Foi  appl. 967*5304 wlv. mess. #50*  20' Campion Cuddy Cabin, 5.7 L,  260 hp, 22*600 outdrive, fish finder, tandem axe trailer, all as new ���  low hours ��� forced sale, $6,500  firm. 885*7072. ��50c  Meicuiy 7.5, like new, less than 10  his, $700 film. 863*2788.    >50c  1989 Johnson 9.9, exc. cond.; 11'  alum w/oars, $875.865-6065.I49C  Wdl built 14 It. plywood and libreglass runabout, $150; exc. older 6  HP Eviniude, $450.866*2738.  #49w  14' alum, boal, motor, nailer,  extras, $1200 obo. 6B5-0249.M9C  Two Chrysler 318 inboard  engines. One requires some  rebuilding, $1000; other is in line  running condilion, $2000. For  delails call Buccaneer Maiina.  685*7888. tfn  1986 21 ft Campion Discovery,  cuddy cabin. 6 cyl Mercruiser, 17D  hrs on boat, lully equipped lor fishing. Ovei $30,000 new, asking  $15,500,685-2503. sa  Baylinei 24' C/B. inbuilt engine, 4  hrs., new upholstery, UHF CB, 2  depth sounders. $12,900. 886-  7255. as  OUTBOABDS FOB SALE  9.9-20-3O40-5O-70 HP 1992-1993  Evinrudes. Excellent condilion.  Lowe's Resort, 883*2456.     ttn  tfCMlTMUHK  winn in.  amiiuiiMrnf  MX.M.M.C.   M.N.A.M.S.  M.A.B.Y.C.   ��� Marine  Surveyors and Consultants  2 bdim 199114x71 Nortex in Gibsons. Will sen totally lumished and  newly decorated. Large landscaped pad with storage shed,  sundeck. Musi see to be appreciated $75,000 complete or  $65,000 loi mobile. 8688611.   ��1C  FREE  Washer 4 Diyer  with new dx home  only $35,900 F.P.  Immediate delivery  Offer good until Nov. 30  597*3322  tm  1980 14x70 Highwood 3 bdrm,  extra large master bdim has bay  windows, ensuite has large soaker  lub, spacious circle kitchen, 5  appl., Venetians throughout, must  be moved. $34,500 Karen 885-  6412. ss  14x68 mobile In good shape. Must  be moved. $23,000,888-7011  #51w  25 dinners & RVs  Wanted ��� 14 ft. alum, boat under  $1000.8854019. #51 w  12 ft. Gregor welded alum, boat,  7.5 Merc, outboard, $800.886-  2565. #51w  1950 - 45 tt. LOA Motik Tricabin,''  single 671 diesel rebuill, hull  restored, as new from keel up.  Mahogany Interior, completely  refinished, virtually all new components, beautiful, comfortable mdor  yacht. Must be seen. Some finishing required. Cosmetic only, but  priced accordingly at $59,500,  which Includes material to complete. 686*0790 appl. only. #51 w  4 HP Evinrude mdor, $225 obo.  885*3476. #51w  10' camper, 4 appis., $500 firm.  883*9133. I51C  Custom cosch, 33 tt. Canadian  built. Self-contained in eveiy way.  Located at Langdale Heights RV  Park, $11,500 obo. 886-0767.150*  1962 VW Westlalia campei, prop..  Iridge and stove, $7000 obo. 685-  3842. ss  1976 ��� 22 It. Wilderness travel  trailer, $2500.663*9067.   ��49w  Canopy foi import P/U, insulated,  roofracks, light, vent, $350.885-  6069. #49w  1976-22 ft. Wilderness travel  trailer, $2500.883*9087.    #49w  20 ft.freighter canoes  custom built  wood & epoxy  huge payload  ideal for island hldeways  ph. IIS-3168  Great Utile 12x56 starter home  ready foi finishing touches. Put  ihis mobile on your lot today for  only S12.00D obo. Call Susan 886-  8389. ��1w  New home  ��� -Now Set-up * "  in Family F-r.rk  Gibsons aiea  Toviewcal  686-2597,597*3322.  tin  New Homes  Fiom $35,900 F.P.  Must have own localion  5% down or we will  lake your trade, car  boat etc.  Ml collecl  597-3322  New Paik  Nanaimo area  Aduft community  Rents Irom $235/mo.  For info, cal  597*3322  PAIR of MARINE ENGINES  2 Opp rotation F.W.C. 307 Chevs  1:1 hydraulic trans, c/w pair 2:1  Walters V drives, 4 shalts, 2  props, 2 struts, 2 mufflers, instruments, gas tanks 1 more, $5000.  886*3730. M9w  Rail d Marine Engines - 2*6 cyl.  BMW F.W.C. Opp. rotation,  $1800 886-3730. M9w  Ultimata Christmas git  Yamaha 920 Virago motorcycle,  many exlras. $1250.6850382.  ���51C  76 Harley Sportster 1000 cc, must  sell, $3750 obo. 686-0712 alt.  6pm. ��51w  '81 Ford 11on SuperVan, 58.000  orig. miles, (propane). $4,300.  883*9133. #51c  '86 Mazda 62000 long box sport  Iruck, 5 spd., power steering, fibre-  glass cap, new exhaust. $3500.  685*5495. #51 c  113x7*9 sled Irame lor flat deck,  needs planking, $500 lirm 886-  2576. #50c  "65 Chev 1 ton Hat deck/dump,  25.000 kms on rebuilt 350, PSVPB,  6000 Ib. winch/dumpster optional,  good shape, runs well, $10,900  obo. 885-3727. ss  '84 Mazda B-2000 long box, exc.  running cond., rusty, $1500 obo.  885-3727. #50w  '81 Ford F250 supei cab XLT,  $800; deluxe canopy, cost $1600.  sdl $500.883*2767. <50w  1979 Dodge work van, runs well,  $500 lirm. 886*7636. ��50c  71 GMC 1 ton, excdlent shape.  $2,500,885*9357. tfn  75 Ford 4x4 3/4 ton, 35" muddeis  and winch, $3,200 obo. 886*7140  01886*2576. 150c  whmn you  pety lor __ Inemrtlon*  All classifieds must be)  pre-paid before insertion  FOR ONE INSERTION  n -HInt ttn Monday ot Wmkmmc  EcJHioii. Up to 10 worth; 25 ctmfs  for eoch additional word.  Free: Lost, Found & Free  Sure Sell Claeelflmde  $17 up to 10 words  $ 1 each additional word  Your od, selling ones Item, will run 4 consecutive weeks  then will be cancelled unless you instruct us lo renew il  by classified deadllna ��� Noiovaihbith, co--.Kiai ad���**,,  Coast New*  C-ASSIFIID DIADLINES:  Monday 1-ltlon W_t>k*nd*r  ��� PM. THURSDAY NOON TUUDAY  Glbtont 886-2622    Secheh 8853930  I ���  _.____________---H  mmam^M 22  Coast News, December 6, 1993  31   For Rent  1973 restored Triumph 750 Bon* Two bdrm newer home, Sandy  neville. malching numbers, collee* Hook. $700/mo. Avail Jan. 1.1*  tor plates, $4.000.886*4269.#51c    363*5772. #51c  1100 Suzuki lor parts, 886-4819.  ���51c  1969 Triumph 500 original including paint t upholstery, $1,000 lirm.  885*7072.     #50c  '91 Honda CH250. Many exlras.  $3.000.886*4748 SS  1980 Yamaha XS 1100. exc.  cond., 20.000 kms., $1450 obo.  885*5492.     ss  '65 Kawasaki GPZ 900 Ninja.  Black, like new. 20,000 km.  $3,500.886-4616 aft. 7 pm.    ss  1978 Honda 400. good cond.,  spare bike for parts $600 takes all.  886-7722 leave message,    tins  Writer seeks house/cottage or private space lo rent foi negot. time  period. F/P prelerred. Sandra 736-  6703. #49c  Wanted to share, central Gibsons  new 2 bdrm. home. Creekside.  D/W. W/D. garage. $450/mo. 885-  2259 or 1*7394)493. #51w  Responsible prolessional couple  selling home in N. Van seek well-  kept 2 bdim ��� storage or 3 bdrm  home between Roberts Cieek and  Secret Cove. No childien, one  mature dog, 929*6889,      ��49c  Gibsons Bluff waleilront 1 bedioom lower suite, all appliances,  lull deck and fantastic Howe Sound  view with beach. Jen. '94. $650 ���  utilities. N/S. 8084269.      151c  Pleasant 2 bdim. giound suite.  $450,886-7400. ��51w  2 bdim. trailer, all appl.. Davis Bay,  $600/mo. 885*7511. I49w  MADEIRA PARK  Totally remodelled house, 2 bdim.,  2 bath, loft, sunroom, deck, partly  lum., suit mature, responsible couple, $780/mo. 885*5659.     #51*  Garden suite lor rent. 1 bdrm., private entrance, $450/mo. ind. utils.  Central Gibsons. 8864995. #51w  Gibsons mobile home in country  setting. 2 bdim., 2 appl., aval. Jan.  $595/mo. 1*669*9081 all 6pm.  I51w  Modein ground level 1 bdrm. suite  on acreage. 5 appl. central location, $600/mo. a- hydro. Avail. Jan.  1.886-7461. #51*  Shared house, Langdale w/one  -other NTS, N/P. $45Q/mo. includes  UHI.89M041. 151c  Gibsons ��� House available now  until June or shorter lerm considered. 886*2164. ��5lc  1 bdrm suite upper Gibsons, dose  to mall. Quiet area. Avail, immed.  J50_mo ind. otiartes. 8.96-3107.  ���61c  2 bdrm house, Secrel Cove arse,  $550/mo. incl. hydro. 885*4/11.  ���61c  Madeira Park, 2 bdim, large, lower  duplex, wood/elec. heat, Fab. 1.  Refl $460,883*9050.       ��51c  Roommate wanted lo share 2  bdrm mobile in Selma Park, fum.,  w/d, util. ind. $300/mo. Chuck 885*  0196. ��51c  View bachelor suile, W. Sechelt,  private enlrance, $375 incl. util.  885-5307. #51c  Two room collage. Sechell, dean  N/S preferred, avail, immed. 5675  Whart. $425/mo. 886-3113. ��51c  5 bdrm w/l, gas heat, 4 appl.,  Sechelt area, $8507mo. Refs. req.  Avail. Dec. 15.685*5474.    #51c  3 bdim. 2 balh, 3 appl., skylights,  1445 sq. It, neai new. No pels.  $825,866-2454. #51c  1 bdim apt., utilities incl. N/S, no  pets. Suil woiking peison. Rels.  $425 + deposit. 686*9233.   #52c  2 bdim mobile, w/d. Avail. Dec. 1.  No pets $60O*no. 885-9B40.I51C  Pendei Harbour - ocean view 1  bdrm lum. collage, $445/mo. incl.  ulil. Avail. Dec. 15 ��� April 15. Rels.  req. 1*940*1559. 151c  Bachelor  Suites  BY MONTH OR WEEK  Hoys' KMcfi Mot-it  885-7844  Spacious, brighl bedroom basemen! siite. W/D, cable, hydro Ind.  N/S. $525/mo. 685*8895.    ��51c  Newly decorated and carpeted,  large 3 bdrm mobile in quel Selma  vista Park. Washer/diyer. an appliances, laige deck. Lesse available  foi up lo 2 yeais, II wished.  $575/mo. 885*0698. #50c  Avail. Dec. 1,1 bdm. suite, appl.,  laundiy, tull deck, $600/mo. incl.  hydro, heat i cable. 886*8001 oi  1*687*3601. #50*  2 bdim suile, $620/mo.: 1 bdim  suite, $425/mo, watertront, Gibsons. 525*1589. 150c  Gowei Pt., 2 bdrm. house, very  dean, F/P, deck, $650/mo. N/S.  N/P, ret. req. 885*2221.     #50w  W. Sechelt. avail. Dec. 1,3 bdrm.,  2 bath, 4 appl., $800/mo. 685-  9381. #50w  Beautiful sparkling dean, w/bal-  cony, 2 bdrm. apt, F/P, W/W carpet, N/S, $70tVmo. utils. t laundry  Ind. 866*6263. ISOw  New 1 bdrm. trailer on private  pioperty, dose to ferry, N/S, $350  ��� ulils. 886*9625. #50w  Ocean frolnt apt. w/spectacular  view, 7-lsles adull apt., Hwy. 101,  Madeira Park. 885*3910.   #50w  Aval. Immed., sell-contained suite.  W/D,$4���tuuls.885-3557.#50w  Quiet private room in great modein  country home, $350. Please call  886-0014. #50*  2 bdrm. apt. Lower Gibsons, opposite Gibsons Marina. New building,  quiet 1 secure, laundry, S780/mo.  886*3420. #50w  1 bdim. apt. opposite Gibsons  Maiina. Quiet, secure, laundry,  new kitchen, bathroom, $590.  AVail Dec. 31.886-3420    #50*  Brand new 1 bdrm. trailer on private property. Close lo terry, N/S.  $400/mo. 886*9625. ��50w  2 bdrm house, bay area ol Gibsons, laige backyaid, 4 appl.,  avail. Dec. 15 or Jan. 1, $700/mo.  866*2163. 150c  HOPKINS WATERFRONT  3 bdrm beautilul main floor (near  new), 2 bathrooms * aet tub room  and laige Jennaire kitchen, D/W  and W/D. $900/mo. Refs. req. 886-  8483. #50c  Gibsons - large two bdrm suite,  $475/mo.. avail. Dec. 1 (year  round). Privale enlrance, h/w tank,  and heating, lots ol parking and  laundry lacilities are piovided.  Leave message at 688-8545.��50c  Totally remodelled character house  within walking distance of terry, 2  bdrm up and room down, 1 1/2  bath, spectacular view, Gibsons.  N/S. Avail. Dec. I, $B55/mo. 886-  2003 MOC  2 bdim townhome, 4 appl., carport,  coveied sundeck. close to schod.  $80(Vmo 896-4680. tin  Vou can have a lovely 950 sq. II. t  bdim basemenl suite with privale  lenced yard and some cooking  tadlities lor as title as $375/rno. In  West Sechell. Avail, now. Janet  885*5240. ���50c  Two bdrm apartment, ocean view,  hydro Included, $850/mo. Cindy  865*2264. MOC  SHARED WATERFRONT  HALFMOON BAY  Single prof, male, waking in Vane.  34 days, wintering away, lo share  3 bdrm rancher. Beach, private  tranquil surroundrngs. 865*2474.  ���50c  DAVIS BAY - spectacular view,  executive 3. bdrm home. Family  room, hot tub. hobby cratt, 5 appl.,  vaulted ceiling and nice garden.  Avail on lease. Rels. req. N/P, N/S,  $1100/mo. 872*3516 alter 6 and  weekends. MOc  Gibsons 2 bdrm main floor house  recently decorated, huge deck,  spectacular view oi marina. Avail,  immed. $500/mo.t util. 886-0775.  MOw  DAVIS BAY  2 bdim. apt. w/view, suil single oi  couple, N/S, N/P, privale entrance  with parking, $650/mo. Includes  ulils. 885-4812 eves, 886-0066  days M9w  New Apts. on Wharf Rd. Two  bdrm. with balcony, 4 appl., laundry room I security door, $800/mo.  plus utils. Refs. req. 685*4103.  MBw  KCH&T  New 3 bdrm home, ocean view,  near golf course, 2 baths, carports,  IM/S, fsVP, $775, Dec. 1.885-3138.  ���49c  One bdrm condo, fum., 5 appl.,  until June v4,$tt0/mo. 885*8631.  MOc  Two bdim, view condo, 3 appl.,  avail, knmed. 885*7882.     MBc  Gibsons: 2 bdim, upper level ol  house, newly painted, hardwood  floors. FP, deck with outstanding  view, W/D, quiet neighbourhood  Avail. Dec. 15 or Jan. 1. Rets, req  $700/mo Steve 255*9924.  t49c  One bdim, new apt., central Gibsons, laundiy avail., $575/mo. 886*  7437; Ma-  West Sechelt lumished two bdim  watertront house, Jan. 1 - June 30.  988*1233. #49c  2 bdim. suite, view, walk to ferry.  NfS.432-9879al1.6pm.     M9w  FRESH RENOVATION  Lowei Gibsons panabode log  home on privale park-like 1/2 acre  with stream. Full basemen!, wraparound deck, 5 appl., 3 bdrm., 2  balh, suit adult lamily. $1100/mo.  (negot.) Ind. kghtiheai/cable. Rets  please. Possible lease to own.  865*3433. MOw  2 bdrm. lower suite, Gibsons.  $575.  2 bdrm. lower waterlront suite.  Haltmoon Bay, $600.  2 bdim. side duplex, Redioolls.  newly decorated, dose to school  and bus, $650.  Small 2 bdim. W. Sechell waleilront. $500.  3 bdrm. Pender Harbour, $600.  2 bdrm. and den, Sechelt, $750.  Sussex Realty  Dave Austin $85-3296  MOw  Large, bright 1 bdrm. apt. with  view. Walk to terry. Laundiy. Adult*  oriented, avail. Dec. 1.8860990.  MOc  Peison lo share small house on  acreage, Roberts Creek, $300/mo.  Female pielened. Mike 885*0979.  ^^^     M1w  Firsl lime tenants wtd. for new  waterfront home, Hallmoon Bay.  This modern home features 2  bdrm. (possibly 3), 5 appl., F/P,  much more. Spacious open plan  w/vaulled ceilings and plush carpeting. Avail, immed., please N/P,  Please call John 9294992. M1w  W. Sechell, 2 bdrm. bungalow,  F/P, dining room, lull basemenl,  close to school, rural selling,  $700/mo. 685*3506. *51w  RENTAL  MANAGEMENT  TetJLfa  REALTY LTD,  Don Sutherland  886-8107  One bedroom apartment, central *  renl indudes heal and ho! water.  $525.  Two bedroom apartment, central,  rent indudes heat and hot water,  $550.  GRANT REALTY LTD.  686*3330  tin  Upper Gibsons, 2 bdrm, bright,  sunny, all appis., $600.865-3277,  886*8267 Pat. #49c  Small, quiel waterlront cabin,  Roberts Creek, to responsible person, suil retired or quiet working  person. $300 plus lighl gaiden and  animal care. 686-3847.      #49c  2 bdrm remodelled, lower suile,  view, W/D, new W/W, etc.. across  Gibsons Marina. N/S. $575. 886-  9737. M9c  Two bdim townhouse, 5 appis.,  enclosed garage, 3 decks, yaid,  F/P, $800/mo.. Dec. 1.886*9804.  ���49c  Gibsons area, new 1 bdrm, F/P,  and laundiy facility. $525/mo. util.  ind. 1*922*1680. MBc  Two bdim suite, view, walk to ferry.  N/S. 432-9679 alter 6 pm.  ���49c  Lower Gibsons duplex with gaiden  avail, now. Three Isrge bdrms, F/P  and F/S, W/D. $600. Rels. 948-  0364. ��49c  1 & 2 bdim cottages avail, immed.  N/S, N/P. Free use ol dock and  small Ashing boat. Cable Induded.  Refs. leq. From $400/mo. 883-  9569. -        tins  Upper Gibsons. 2 bdrm. bright  sunny, all appis, $600. 885*3277,  886*6287. M9w  Roommate wanled - to share fully  furnished house, Sechelt. Room  furn., N/P, $450/mo. incl. 885-  5443. M9w  Sechelt - new 3 bdrm. home,  ocean view, near goll course, 2  baths, carports, N/S, N/P, $775.  Dec. 1.685*3138. #49*  Nice large waterfront apt. at Secret  Cove. Year round, $550/mo. Call  Hayden 685*9366, lv. mess.   Un  Spacious 1 bdim with skylight,  $450,886-7016. tin  Cozy 2 bdim. home, Granlhams  Landing, $750/mo.  Immaculate 2 bdrm. condo with  view, basemenl, garage, Gibsons,  $700/mo.  NRS SECHELT REALTY  H5-9093  APARTMENTS  Sechelt one bdim. central loc.,  $475  Townhouse Sechell, 2 bdrm. view,  , $700*  One bedroom plus den, central  location, $600 per month plus utilities.  Three bedroom apartment, central,  rent indudes heal and hot water,  $625.  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Call  collect to WALKER DOOR  end WINDOW In Vancouver  at (6041266-1101.  jg___a___i___  FANTASIA altera you a lucrative career tolling eenaual  product, and lingerie through  hornope-Ues. No investment  tor ttock. Car required. 582  M_ or IS00-6S1IS7S.  Run your own Cortlni Prel-  tglout FesNon Dullneeeeny*  where in Canada. Atoroeble  deilgner Ilk clothing collee  ion. Meke money. Full dr  perl time FREE mlormatajn  Toll-lree 1800567.5760.  DISTRIBUTORS WANTED  k�� e hal kae ot teth froien  gourmet looda. Thia le e  uraque opponunriy to be pen  ol the le.lait r**oaa*ig but.  nouo. In Canada Intorma  ton cal Dave W��d (6041273  9493 Day.  Compiele shoe rape, shop  Power linithing unit, auto  eoler. pelcher, ON2O00. welt  Ultfaer. key cum, rackt. in  ventory. engrevtng mech.no.  In Mo-ego. good condition.  F.O.B. Victoria $35,000  O.B.O. Boa 120, City Wide  CletaHlede. 45 Erie Street  VWaorle. B.C. VSV1PS.  ADD . urn. Spool Lovely  roommalee ��� Keren, Undo.  Cheryl < lane eacklng par*  tea���photottoahere. Free  inio: Karen. Boa 670GB,  Kelowna. B.C. VIY 7P4.  Adult. Pleeeel  We buy new merchendlee*  inveniortei, lectory avaconde,  clote-outt, receiverships,  t_.ll seizures tor-all. accretion eaeurod. CaJI Ken  Melherel, Ceeh SU  Ugmdetlon.. Tel: ($04)536-  4000. FAX: 5_-00_.  POETRY CONTESTS12.000  In pallet. Pe-aa-t au__*  Ion. 3-ardorte<a*af>_poeift  20 knot or leet to: Neeonei  Ubrery of Pcco-y, Boa 704  NO,OaaangaM��t.Md21l17.  EXTRA INCOME FOR  CHRISTMASI Money mailing home beted butinett.  Minimal inveatmenl. Unique  video gilt marketing tech*  nique. Free Inlormetion.  Wrile: Boa 247, Queen Cher-  lorte City, B.C. VOT ISO.  BUSINESS STARTUP OP  PORTUNITY: One Hundred  Client Capacity Anawerlng  Service Cord Switchboard  Pertect condilion. Trailing.  Delivered. $6,968. Term,  negoliabat. (604)5762838.  FAX: (604)576-e575.  Live and work In tie hevt ot  therockiei. Well e.labliahed  weekly community newtpa-  per for sale. Contact  Jaannalte Townttnd,  Vekwhead Realty 566 4436  Day.; 566-4775 Eve.  SOUCATWN  Train lo be en Apartment.  CondunnumManegea. Free  lob piecement asaiatance  Governmenl Lacentedcorre-  tpondence courae. 2.200  gradualeaworkang For FREE  rate-hue: R.M.T.I.6SI5456  OT1-800-665-6J3S.  CHEF TRAINING FuU-fcae.  17 Week OapaorM r-nagrame  oNertng me ben eeinang In  CooturajrPaitry S Deeeerts.  ment. DUBRULLE FRENCH  CULINARY SCHOOL, Ven-  cower (604|7_.3I55 or 1*  800*667*772$.  FREE 'CAREER  OPPORTUNIE8' GUIDE.  Train el home for career. In:  Accounting, AlroondMoning,  Bookkeepfig, Buelneee, Electronic., Lew Enrorcement,  Travel etc. 4W-9M Cenade  PI.(IA) Vanoouver (604,SS5*  S123.  HOW TO PLAY POPULAR  PIANO. New home study  course. Fatt, Mty rneStod.  Guaranteedl FREE Worma  Hon. Cell l-S00*S67eO50  Eat. 770. Sludio A25.  tmammtfe.  MULTINATIONAL CORPORATION requlrea reputable  daut���tor sales rope lor Eu*  tlon proof product. $20-  $04)00 Income from home.  Inquire: 21 Athol Doune,  _____ Quebec JSJ 1A��.  STEEL BUILDINGS FROM  FUTURE - OUONSETS  25X36' $5,962.. 30X40'  81,593. STRAIGHTWALL  UONSETS 825X36'  $7.130.,8 30X44' $7,593.  Endavalo, Sa-vg Doort. GST,  Freight le Vancouver In*  _____________u  FROZEN VEGETABLE  SALAD. Wonderlul wey to  use cuountber orop. Recipe  S3.andS_S.E.B:Angele'a  Efeerprleee P.O. Boa 36003,  Regane. Seek S43 7H6.  PEST FREEna Guaranleed  eSectve. tele humane wey  tt ekminete rodent, fleet,  spaders. mocquHos, Ikes end  otiera' Just plug it Inl Pre*  mler Products I 600663  44S7 lor Fiee brochure.  HilPWAN���0  We're atoMng tor: Menegert  toarapid-gaovathloodBS-raAoa  oampeniee. Muet have degree end 2* yeere tervtoe  experience.   Commercial  derintenguegetklithelprul.  Send returnee: CTEW Ex*  ���cuffv. Ptraonml SsrvisM,  61206-400 GaenvWe Street.  Venaxauver. B.C. V6C 1T2  Phone: (604(662-3218, FAX:  (604)SS3*3211.   MTCHlHcaumerrs  CABINETS t/2 PRICE. In  ttock. counlertope/venitlee  elto. Kilchen Croft Feclory  oudel. Ceeh end Carry Cebl*  nel Warehoutet, 427$  Lougheed, Bumaby 298*  a*27flea*��SpalRd,Ka*wna  860*6636. 600 Cloverdele.  Victoria see-It 14.     MOBILE/MODULAR  HOMES Fecaory direct.-Cut-  torn Suit- up -toiler lor Bade..  Many used units eveiiebie.  Noble Home.(403)447.3414.  Sunshine Coast Goll Course  requires a Business Manager,  responsible lor accting, payroll,  A/R, MP. purch., assoc. clerical,  proshop duties Salary negot. Send  resume: S.C. Goll Course, Box  304, Gibsons, BC VON 1 VO. ��0w  Sechelt Band Forestry Crew  Training Project  Project Manager Job Description  Job Description: To oversee a  Forestry Training Program ol 15  participants Iraining in lire protection, silviculture and other related  courses that will lorm a lully outfitted forestry crew that will seek in  duslry contracts upon completion.  To coordinate and monitor training  programs and work experience  placements wilh the Ministry ol  Forests and the Sechelt Band and  Forestry companies.  Qualifications: Background in  training program delivery, coordination and crew supervision and  reporting. Demonstrated oral and  written communication skills and  budgeting experience. Knowledge  ol safety standards and WCB  codes required in forestry related  work contracts. Valid driver's  license. Knowledge ol all lacsts  relating to Mlnistiy of Forests contracting process, mandate and  responsibilities. Prefer candidates  with a diploma in a loresi related  discipline or experience in a  forestry related environment. Generel underslanding of Fits! Nations  aspirations, processes and issues  as they relate lo lores! management and forest management  issues; demonstrated understanding ol First Nations community protocol and culture; a geneial knowledge ol the political and resource  management structures within First  Nations.  This position posting is subject to  program funding approval. Please  send resumes io Ihe attention of:  Thomas Paul, Administrator - Pel*  soimet, Sechelt Band Olfice, P.O.  Box 740, Sschelt, BC, VON 3A0.  085*2273.  Deadline loi applications: December 15,1993. Start date: December 20,1994. Duration: 26 weeks ���  rale ol pay: $20 per hour al 37.5  hours per waek. ��50c  P/T help wanled lot Crystal  Serendipity In Sechelt. Come in  and fill out application, 5531 Wharl  a., 10 -5 pm. #49c  neq'd foi M/H group home, relief  stall who have relative training and  experience. Valid drivers license  and flexibility to wrjrk various shifts  Ind. nights. For more Mo, call 886*  3217. #50c  YORKSHIRE GARDENER  Special on  Fall Clean Up 4 Tree Pmning,  Dormant Spraying  3 new, permanent/long teim RV  sites now ready al Boot Hill RV  Park, _5_ro. 1117 Keith Road, 1  1/2 miles up Cemetary Roed, Gib*  sons. 886-9764 or 220*1528.  tfns  Fully lurnished studio suite with  kitchenette, TV, linen seivice and  guest laundromat. Located across  from Gibsons Yacht Club 1 Marina. 886-3343. Ih  Oo tomeWng nice for your-  te* Bdey. Mg harmony Into  your We, receive divine guidance. _ern e sample tpkttuai  dee. Cal ECkANKAR'S  Inlormetion line 1 800-667*  MS_______S__  Davis Bay/Wilson Creek hall available. Wheelch air facilities. 885*  2752018864663. ttn  CCWHERCtaU  1800 sq. ft. warehouse and office  space, Gibsons industrial basin,  $900 per month triple net.  Sechelt retail, approx. 900 sq. ft.,  Whart St., $1000 ind. taxes.  Sechell office space, $45O$750 .  Wilson Creek - warehouse,  $6.00/1001; offices spaces,  $6.5<Vtoot.  WESTERN CANAOA'S  LARGEST Stock ol Fruit of  tie Loom* Acdveweer. Un*  beatable Whole-*. Priootll  Teee, Sweet-topa, Pentt,  Hoooed-topt, Jacket! a Lett  Morell Minimum purcheee  GRAJtT REALTY LTD.  tfn  B_at___  IS YOUR BODY A TOXIC  WASTE DUMP? Booet your  Hraklne ablly: Read -deer  Body, Clear Mind*, L.Ron  Hu_ovd, Dlana-dci, 401 W.  VenoouverVSBILS.  Warehouse space foi lease, 1500-  3000sq.ft.Hwy 101, Gibsons. All  lacilities avail, ind. large loading  dock. 885-4193. lln  Healnge,  IILsUU  j_.  _w-_t_j______ma  B.C.Lend. For Sale by Owner.  100 Proptrifet. Oceanlroni,  Lokolrom. Streemt.  RencNend localed through-  oulBC. 1.2 Acre lo 300 Acre  pa-celt. Te-mtevwiebie. Free  brochure. Mho Lend 6 CeaSe  Company 433*5545.  JHVJSStL  Mo|or ICBC motor vehicle Injury dalmi. Joel A. Wener,  Mel loavyoa lot 24 yean. Cal  lree:1*e0O*665tl36.Con��i>  gency len eveleble. Simon,  ___!___   Lonctng  rietoUng  721V-flmRd.,Ofc$on$  3 offices: individual or as a  package, turn, or unhim.,  daily, monthly rales, localed  MU lhe marina a post office;  secretarial services avail.; call  Bev at 886*3320 or Lenka at  941-3036  m-vei*  AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND  * Ocl, Nov, Jen. Feb.  AUKLAND $1,199 lo $1,485.  SYDNEY $1,289 to $1,500.  Frequent flyers ave book lend.  Cell AN2A Travel 734*7726  Toxfroo 1-600-667-4329,  Li-SDSC-APE  CON.SULTANTS  Design  Supervision  Management  886-3915  DRYWALL AND TAPING  Quality workmanship, lair prices,  for last Iree eslimales, call Don  885-3557. Refs. avail.       ��50w  CARPET INSTALLATION  and repairs. 883*9757.       K1c  EXPERTISES  Topping, liimming, haiaid tree  removals. Free eslimales. BC  Govl Cert, dimtw. 886*0474.  150c  Seaway Construction Backhoe  Seivice. Good rales, no job loo  small. Call Btuce 8850621.149w  CHIPPING ANO MULCHING  SERVICE  Turn your biush piles, leaves and  gaiden waste lo chips and mulch  lor compost. Quick service, tea*  sonatte rates. Nick at 886-2756.  lUary Poppins'  Chimney Sweep  Todd Pollral  ���16-3694  Special  $30 per Chlm Chimney  MOUNTAIN  CITY  ELECTRIC  LTD.  RESIDENTIAL,  COMMERCIAL.  INDUSTRIAL  886-2834  KEITH CI.INE  HR ... s in CM, GIBSONS VON IVO  UK 23163  HOUSECLEANING  Clean your house lor Chrislmas.  Reasonable rales, seniors discount. Call Gabby 866-0424 any  time for Mo and rales.       tfns  HOUSECLEANING  2 mature, reliable house cleaners.  Phone Janice 686*8302. Helen  886*8676. ��51c  English into French translation?  Certified translator ��� equipped with  Macintosh. 885*3825, Christians.  I51w  SUPERIOR FINISHING  Bannisters and staircases, Him  woik, cabinets. Home renovations.  886*3257 eves. ilw  Guaranteed Work/Low Rate*  Licensed Mechanic  Repairs to an make*  Over 15 year* experience  886-3185  Restorations l Renovations. Carpenter - 35 yrs. experience. Call  Joe 686*9257. '50w  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  At home oi at woik, one on one or  a grrxip. Call Jeff 666-8095. tfns  Carpentiy ��� Seasonal rates. 35 yis.  experience. 886*9257.      ��50w  artiMf^  <t_iMLinn  CONSTRUCTION  NEW HOMES-RENOS  SUNDECKS-FENCES  INTERIOR ALTERATIONS,  PAINTING . REFINISHING  HUNT ENTERPRISES  8860731  METZ APPLIANCE  REPAIR  ��� Same day service  ���Spet-Uz_g_rtb_lt  appliance  ��� Sales fcServke  Harvey  All woik guannteed  487 Piatt M Gibsons 686*9959  ��tanaBy>-hn Haantaam lepet)  MMMIVMS  I    I.   i ���.-   -  Applicants should  have a valid Class 2  BC Drivers Licence.  Applicants should  apply at Sechelt  School Bus Seivice  Ltd., 6041 E Porpoise  Bay Rd., Sechelt, BC.  phone 885*2513  Will do house cleaning. Call Bennie 886*2620. I51C  Honesl, reliable woman will do  housecleaning, references available. 885*3502. 151c  Save $$$ on building material lor  new I'liyTiies. Evenfnrjs 863-9167.  151c'  vtcanoaaeeoii  BEST PRICES IN WHISTLER. Beat condo 6 hoM  roome. Aa kw as eSS/night  Swimmlno pool, JaouuT A  Sauna. SEA TO SKV 1*600*  _______  Small olfice, upper Gibsons. 885-  5639. ��n  Roberts Creek Halt, avail, dances,  parties, weddings. Yvonne 686-  7815. tin  For Rent - Seamount Industrial  Paik. light indusuial, service commercial, up to 2,000 sq It, 10' ceiling, heavy wiling. Also 750 sq tl  bay 12' door, mall exposure.  Phone 866*2663 days, 686*9075  eves. fn  Day care person in my home, good  pay ($9.70/hi), musl have own  vehkte, llexible hours. 886*8178.  MOc  Irvines Landing marina 6 pub,  experienced waitresses. Contact  Wayne 883*1145. tfn  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED  The Aits Centre is looking lor a  publicity coordinator tor the sludio.  Duties would include willing articles and pomoting the programs.'  The Teen Centre in Gibsons is  open and looking tor volunteers to  work shis on Fri., Sat. or Sun.'  Volunteers aie needed lor the  junior auxiliary piogiam at St.  Maiy's Hospital. Training is piovided, S3 membership fee ' Elves  Club needs volunteers lo woik at  their depot wrapping gilts and  packing lood hampers trom now to  Dec. 1B.' Driftwood Players is  looking lor a stags manager lor a  production in the New Year. Some  experience, 3 shins a week. For  further information contad the Volunieei and Mormaton Centre 885*  5861. ttn  Project Parent Counsellor  Required ��� Permanent pad-lime  position available tor lamily support  service. Responsibilities include  individual, lamily and group counselling. Ability lo work well with a  wide variety ol client needs and  liaize wilh vanous agencies. Flexibility, creativity, and ability lo work  independently as well as a part of  a leam. Underslanding of issues  with rsgard to lamily dynamics,  grief-loss, and abuse an asset.  Must have excellent report writing  skills. Experience and professional  training required, BWS or related  degree prelerred. Submit resume  by Dec. 10,1993 lo: Co-ordrnator,  Piojed Parent, Box 1069, Sech sit,  BCV0N3A0. #49w  RINOVATINO  Get your home  looking just like  new with  ��� New Twin Sealed  Windows  ��� Vinyl Siding  ��� Aluminum Soffits  ��� Continuous  Eavestroughs  ��� Patio Covers  or just add on a  beautiful West  Coast Solarium.  mi IITlMAflf  VB-IS  Tony  886-3557  BOBCAT  Quality work! Done light! And or  time! Backfilling, excavating, leveling, landscaping, gravel driveways,  cement preparation, ground compacting, cleanup and light hauling,  snow removal. Bssuamjm  estimates. Guy's Bobcal Service.  886-2203. ��51w  PAINTING  Call Jack for your painting needs.  Reasonable rates, special rates loi  seniors. 8164)070. ��49c  QUALITY WOODWORK  We look al all jots big ot small. For  prompt, quality woik al an affordable price, call Art Giesbrecht  885-3372 or 885-7169.        tfn  I'M YOUR HAND.MAN  Porches, Additions, Remodelling,  Solaiiums, No job too small. Bill at  686*0380 or 24 hr. pager 1-977-  6502.6864)684. ttn  HOMEOWNERS  HELPLINE  A-rJe*  gjg%4 886-4786  STONEWORK  Walls, sleps,.walks, planters, lacing, etc., various styles. Quality  Work. Stone Edge Masonry. Dan  683-2509 ��50w  CONmUCTtON  MNOVATIONS  Quality Workmanship  Fair Prices  Free Estimates  Don 885*3557  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD  Topping - Limbing ��� Danger Tree  Removal, Insuied, Guaianleed  Woik. Free eslimales. 685*2109.  tin  INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR  RENOVATIONS  Wallpaper, paint, caipenby, drafting, free estimales. Relerences  available. 886*3463. tfns  WANTED  WANTEO.OWeoundhewn*  log homing, for removal,  ales old tractor., wagons,  prelrle echoonere, tire  trucks, etc. DetHa/pJca to  23M-C Louie Drive,  WeetbenH.B.C. veTIYlw  aaNa-le-2411.  Assemble light pioducls at home.  Excel, income, easy woik. Call lor  directory. 24 hrs. (604) 623*2380  exl. A74. tin  Sportliaherman interviewer, P/T  leading to F/T, shift work, incl.  weekends. Fish catnpeng inwtved.  Vehicle required. Rale $7.25/hr.,  reply to Box V c/o Box 68,  Sechell, BC VON 3A0.      ISOw  37 yr. ok) local carpenter ol 22 yrs.  experience wanting pan lime woik.  885*0196. ��50w  RENOVATING?  HOME REPAIRS?  Call an experienced home renovation specialist lor a Iree estimate.  Quality workmanship assured.  Drew Ward 8864)038.      ��51w  Karaoke and DJ Services. Book  your holiday party now! Conlact  Ken 686*0901. ��51w  DO VOU NEED  Pressure washing (mobiles, houses, etc.), lubbish removal, wood  bucMng/spllting, landscape maintenance, window/guttei deaning or  78864)737. 150c  Why replace? Rsfinish / recolor  bathtubs, countertops, cupboards,  ties, cHp repairs. CaH 885*6057.  ���50c  LOOITOLU*lB��  NETAUIIANDSAW  , MUHUVXJWUL ,  coMrorwinomrr  -   TOCUTYOUHOOi  mm ���������-oaro  CULTURED MARBLE  Jetted bathtubs, sinks, baths and  showei panels, CSA approved.  Free estimates. Tom Sealy 683-  2976. tin  UWN ANO GARDEN  Specializing in gardening and  lawn mainlenance  ��� Pruning - Trimming - Femiiang ���  Garden Clean-up  Commeicial t Residenlial  885*0180 Iv. mess  Hn  Wooden t Cham Link  FENCING  Call aller 6pm 186-2215 Bob tins  Requiied immediately, permanent  National Safety Council estimales  �������� - -_.!,.__. ..���.��-iT.i,' ^P',al1 ec-Mems cause over 9  part/time expenenced Iront desk _���.   . . . . __...._, L -           ' million inajres a year! Don't let the WleDOW WASHING  next slip Injury happen In your Qua|lly worki m%wiAt ���*e$.  "  "    Ca_ Ray 886-2647. Mlw  peison lor Sunshine Lodge Molel,  North Rd., Gibsons. 886*3321.  bathtub! Call 885*3057.     ��50c  ���   .  if  ��� Coast News, December 6, 1993  23  news  w���if���  West Sechelt 'B' boys huddle in the semi-final before giving up  the final to Roberts Creek who won over a West Sechelt 'A'  team, Thursday. Alternately, Roberts Creek girls gave up first  to West Sechelt Wednesday in the School District #46 finals.  [       OIBSONS  CHRISTIAN BOOKS  2A-747 NORTH RD.,  GIBSONS  Store Hours:  Mon.-Sal. 11-5  Fri. 11-7 Ph: 886-4748  Gifts for  every member  of the family  Huge Selection  of Christmas  CD's and Cassettes  Ciitft 'ft tini fciMM  Giftware, Novelty Items.  WE WW    ���    BriSorbrldatoba  Have we visited YOU yet?  We have Gifts to welcome you.  CALL U5I  *u  :heh  Ruth MI-8M7  , Gibsons  Carole ��l606tS  Midge  MB  IMO  Gibson credit union continues to grow  by Ian Cobb  Thanks to burgeoning assets  over the past five years, the Sunshine Coast Credit Union SCCU)  is moving up in Ihe world.  The credit union, with three  branches on the Coast, has experienced an average annual growth  rate of 21 per cent for the last  five years - and because of Ihis,  the SCCU has decided to build a  new Gibsons retail location on  Highway 101 (next to the Gibsons Motor Inn).  The financial institution's  staffing compliment has also  grown by about 10 in that time,  with about 45 people now  employed. Credit union general  manager Dale Eichar said they  opted to move their Gibsons retail  location and  administrative  offices because the 2.3-acre site  will mean more space, better  access and parking. "It's going to  be a very impressive building and  we're looking forward to its completion," said Town of Gibsons  administrator Dan Legg.  Eichar said the new 13.000  square foot building, which will  feature a 5,000 squaie foot retail  operation, a 2,500 square foot  administration office and about  5,500 square feet of storage  space, will cost "in the excess ol  $1.5-million."  In addition, the new credit  union building, expected to be  completed by June '94, will only  sit on one-third of the 2.3-acres  and the rest of the space "will be  looked at later for future development."  Tide Tables Sponaorad by  Pender Harbour's Only  Full Line Sporting Goods Store  The Coast News  Our 48th year of Serving the Sunshine Coast  36. Work Wanted  Hrewood chopping / slacking,  dean up, moving, driver, swamper,  labour etc. Reliable man available  lew hours / lew weeks. References. Rob 886-3822.       151c  Pro painter, free estimales, 12 yis.  experience. Xmas specials. 886-  2202. ��51w  Carpentiy, renovations, additions  by hour or contract. Call 886-3107.  ���51c  HANDYMAN SERVICES  Reliable snd prompt. Broad range  ol experience. No job loo small.  Seniors rates. Leave message.  Michael 885*5495. 151c  AU FLOORS INSTALLED  Ray Ne-8934.  tins  Two men available anytime. Will  do mingles, decks, garages, rool  repairs, also siding jobs. 885*3922.  ���51c  RUBBISH REMOVAL  Yard clean up, lighl moves, odd  lobs, quick friendly service. 885*  9694,328-1611 cel. ��51c  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  Al home or al work, one on one or  a group. Call Jeff 886*8095. tins  WlNtXJW WASHING  Reasonable rales. Free estimates.  Call Bany 886*3277.        ���50w  YORKSHIRE STUDENT  Looking lor F/T or P/T woik until  summer -94. Has 4 yeais grocery  store experience. Resume and relerences available. 886-3526.��50c  Nurse aid seeks work, indoors /  outdoors. $10/hr. 886-4282. ��50c  WINDOW CLEANER  Yard work, residenlial oi commerdal. Reasonable rales. Barry 886-  3277. ��0C  Versatile, willing to consider anything, has WCB industrial Hist aid,  PIT, Fit, casual, psimanent. John  865-4666. M9C  Caipet 1 lino installation, 20 yis.  experience. Free estimales. 866-  0726. ��52w  Quality painting. Also gardening  and general labour. Steven  Bethune 885*3276. M3C  Experienced mkjde aged carpenter would like small lobs, reasonable rales. Call Joe 686-3885.  MOW  Avail, foi small drywall, taping 1  spray jobs. Experienced. CaH Alan  885*7080. ���49cn  HOUSEHOLD MAINTENANCE  Painting, carpentry, general  repaiis, quality work. Keith Wiles.  6854272. M9cn  COOLRUNMNQS  One ion truck available lw hauling,  rubbish removal, moving, ysrd  maintenance, rototilling, odd jobs.  885*3917. Hns  Wanted: child care in my home lw  2 childien. driver's He., N/S, other  light duties, 2 days/week. 865*  7616. 150*  Wanled-child care in my home lor  2 children, driver's lie, N/S, other  light duties, 2 days/wk. 865-7616.  ���SOw  Mother ol one child willing to  babysit in my home. Children  under 2 yrs., rels. avail. 886*0335.  ���49*  My bright home, shiltwwk, first-aid,  relerences. Qibsons, cellular ���885*  8065. ��50w  Experienced, responsible care lor  your little onefs) in my safe, comfortable home. Lots of TLC, toys  and nutritional food. Relerences  available. Reasonable rates. Flexible hours. 886*2227.      . *49w  Happy Days lamily daycare,  license pending Nov. 1.0*5 yis.', 7  day/wk. Welcome Woods, Halfmoon Bay. 885-0470 Lisa Lakey.  Mfcn  MOLLY MOUSE DAYCARE  Spaces avail. 18 mos-school age.  Fun-fill-ad caring environment, wilh  trained statf. 886-3913.     MUw  MORNINGTOWN  FAMILY DAYCARE  evening lor one child between 18  mos. - school age. Either Mon.  Wed., a Fri. or lull time. Licenced  facility and stall will provide lun,  stimulating activities and outings in  a warn, caring environment. 886-  2203. M9c  Spaces still avail, for Nine-Three-  Seven Alter School Child Care al  St. Bait's chuich hall, North Rd. -  Hwy. 101,3*6:30pm 886*2064 or  886-7116. tin  Fluffy tabby cat with while paw I  belly, Thompson Rd., Langdale.  Reward. 886*7237. ��49w  Furniture  Oueen luton matlress, used 1  week. $200.886*4667.      (51*  For sale  GE slove, $50; pool table, 4'x6',  good cond., $75.685*3411.��50w  Exeidse bike, like new, $95; 14'  aluminum boal, motor, trailer,  $1200.885*7738. ��49w  WATKINS 1987 Ford Escort GL, good shape,  Famous spices, extracts and home A/C 1 cruise, $3000.686*9217.  remedies, since 1668. Dealers K1w  needed. For dee Wo, wide to P.O.    Box 43075, Richmond, BC V6Y  3Y3. ��53c  Looking for financial security?  Check out the business opportunity of the '90s. TNI just might be  whal you've been looking lor. To  gel the facts call 886*3929. (49c   Tracks  Small affordable franchise. House  silting and pet care service, pre-  established clientele, llexible  hours. Call Sharon 885*2228.  '65 Ford 150,6 ��� 4 spd., canopy,  $4900.885*7536. ��51w  For rent  HONDA POWER PRODUCTS  tHUSQVARNA  FOREST * OARDEN  PRODUCTS  Forest 4 Garden  Dealerships  available lor Sechelt  Call Dorhn at  Tideline Marine  8854141  SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY  Dry storage, 1700 cu. It., leasonable rates. 866-8526.        ��4tt  Homes 4 Property  Powell River, privale sale, 1,000  sq. II. 6 yr. old home on Iwo  secluded seres. Excellenl well,  Iruil Irees, 20x24 insulated, wired  workshop. $123,1X10.1*487*0377.  ���51w  2 BDRM. AVAIL. IMMED.  Very spacious, small pel ok, N/S,  quiel, rels, 5675 Wharl. $590/mo.  ���.utils. 886-3113. ��51w  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  AND OTHERS  NOTICE Is hereby given mat creditors and others having claims  against the ESTATE OF MARY  GILCHRIST RAYNER, deceased,  formerly of the Districl ot Sechell,  British Columbia, who died on lhe  26th day ol October, 1992 are  hereby required lo send them to  the undersigned Executrix at 5714  Teredo Street, Box 606, Sechell,  B.C.VW SAO, before the 6th day  ot Januaiy, 1994, alter which the  Executrix will distribute the said  Estate among the parties entitled  thereto, having regard to the  claims ol which it has nonce.  Henzey Jean Ferrie  Executrix ol the Estate ol  MARY GILCHRIST RAYNERM9C  Ongoing events must bt updated monthly  We reserve the right to edit submissions for brevity  All submissions should refer lo non-profit events  of genuine community interest  Ilems will be listed Ihree weeks prior lo lhe event.  MONDAY, DECEMBERS  Learning MaabtMfea Aeen et BC, S.C.  Branch maating, 7:30-9:30 pm, library,  Davia Bay Elementary School. Open to  all paranla of children with learning  disabilities.  Memorial Ceremony for 14 woman  massacred in Montreal. 6:30 pm,  Rockwood Centra. Everyone Inviiad.  Bring a candle. Recaption 4 video, Alter  tm Montreal Mas-acre following.  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7  Retired Taaehar'a Aeen Br. ��46  Chriatmaa Luncheon. Speaker C. Piatt  ���EWerhoetel.' Wharf Raataurant, Sechalt.  Buffel, 11:30 am. $8. All welcome. Info:  885-8023  S.C. Heme Support Society - Hoeplca  Inaaivica ��� Hospice volunteers are having  their Chriatmaa Celebration, 6 pm,  Kirkland Centra, Davie Bay. Thera will ba  no Inaervica at SI. Mary'a in December.  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER I  ���  (Area  F) meeting, 7:30 pm, Langdale School  Portable.  Writers' Forge Holiday Maating 4  Party, 7:30 pm, Rockwood Centra. Bring  up lo 4 pages ol seasonal writing (or work  in progress) and Chriatmaa cooklee and  traals. Enjoy wine, coffee 4 conviviality  wkh other writers. Info: Jan Degress, 886-  4692.  THURSDAY, DECEMBERS  St Mary'a Hospital Auxiliary, Qlbsons  Branch meeting, noon. Potluck.  B.C. Aeen. tor Community Living  annual Chriatmaa celebration, 7-10 pm,  Seniors Hall, Saehelt. Members, staff,  sell-advocates, committee members 4  thalr families are welcome. The  S.C.A.C.L. serves menlelly challenged  adults on tha coaat.  FRIDAY 4 BATURDAY, DEC. 14 411  Yuletide Magic S.C. Mueie Sociely  Conceit, Raven's Cry Theatre. Friday at 8  pm; Saturday at 2 pm. Tickete at Coast  Books, Sayward Books, Talewind Books  and Relations Hair Sludio.  FRIDAY. DECEMBER 10  Amnesty International Qroup 160  'wrlte-athon,' Trail Bay Mall. S.C.  residents are requestsd to participate.  Info: Shirley, 883-1154 or Rob, 886*3822.  SATURDAY 4 SUNDAY, DEC. 11 411  Chriatmaa Tree Bala by Sechelt  Beavers, Cube and Scouts, 10 am-5 pm,  Trail Bay Mall (behind Home Hardware).  Locally grown Irees.  BATURDAY, DECEMBER 11    4 Native Cultural  4 Theatre Aria Society present  Kafineaafafra: 170 Year* ol Resistance,  critically acclaimed docu-film ol the 1990  Oka cnaia. Director Alanis Obomeawin In  attendance. 7:30 pm. Tickete $8 al  Sechel! Band office or Quay Worka  Gallsry, Qibsons. Info: 885-2273, 886-  0676.  Porters QuHd Xmae Craft Bale, 10 am-4  pm, Crall Sludio, North Rd. 4 Hwy. 101.  Nitty Thrifty's Annuel Tot Bale, 10 am-3  pm. Gift mapping available.  Mood Dleordara Support Qroup: 1-3  pm, Kirkland Centre, Davis Bay. Info:  865-0943.  Bt Mary'a Hoepltal Auxiliary, Pender  Haibour Branch Craft 4 Bake Sale, 11  am-3 pm, Tally's old store, Madeira Park.  Santa will ba there for lunch A pictures.  Hike Along Chapman Creak Trail with  the Pender Harbour Wildlife Society.  Meet 11 am al Brookman Park (Hwy 101  near Davla Bay. Info: 885-2396.  Chriatmaa Dinner Party, Welcome  Beach Community Hall. Turkey dinner  with all Irlmmimge, live entertainment,  carolling and dancing to Tho Great  Danae. Space le limited. Tickets 41S;  phone Marion, 885*5270 or Joyce, 885-  5946. Happy hour 6 pm; dinner 6:30 pm.  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12  B.C. Poaee Qroup Annual Chriatmaa  Potluck Supper, 5:30*8 pm, Communily  Use Room, Roberts Creek School. Bring  Item of food, dishes 6 cutlery.  Entertainment. AH welcome.  Breakfast with Santa, 9 am, Qlbsons  Yacht Club. Entertainment 4 a picture  with Santa ($1.50 par picture). Adulte  47.95, children under 12 $3.95, 2 yre and  under free. Reeervatlona: 886*8500  B.C. Arte Council Countryside  Conoerte Seriea presents the Vancouver  Children's Choir with Judith Foret  performing a programme ol choral and  aolo repertoire Including seasonal,  secular, liturgical and operatic worka.  2:390 pm, Raven's Cry Theatre. Sschelt  Subscribers are reminded lo contact  concert organizers If they are unable to  uee their tickets. For all tickets and info,  cell 888*2324. 885*4402 or Ihe theatre  tha day of the performance. 885-4597  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14  BC Sehbophronle Sociely SC Branch  "Caring 4 Sharing' Support Group, 10  am-noon, 1131 Rosamund Road,  Qlbaona. For inio or nde: 886*7218.  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17  Chriatmaa Parade of Llghte (Carol  Ships Parade) preaenled Dy Gibsons  Yacht Club. Leave harbour 7:15 pm;  return 9 pm for hot chili 4 garlic toast,  entertainment 4 a hot drink from the bar.  Coet: 46.50/person. Register with the  club. 886*8500.  BATURDAY 4 4UNDAY, DEC. 14 414  Chrtetmae Tree Sela by Sechelt  Boavere, Cubs and Scouts, 10 am-5 pm.  Trail Bay Mall (behind Home Hardware).  Locally grown trees.  SUNDAY, DECEMBER IS  You're Invited to an evening of carols,  muaic, readings at Calvary Baptist  Church, 711 Park Rd., Gibsons.  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 24  Chriatmaa Eve by Candlelight - a  service lor the family. Calvary Baptist  Church, 711 Park Road, Qibsons.  MISCELLANEOUS  Child Health CHnlea: Qlbeons Dec. 7.14  4 21; Sechelt Dec. 1,8.15, 22 4 29 wkh  an exlra CHC Dec. 6. Pender Harbour  Dec. 1,6415.  Tuberculin Skin Taatlng 4 Travellers  Clinic: Dec. 6. 13 4 20 with Travellers  Clinic only on Dec. 2, 9, 16 4 23 at  Qibeone Health Unit. At Sechell Health  Unit Deo. 1,6,8,13,15,22, 29 6 X.  Prenatal Classes Next Early Claae la  Jan. 11,7-9 pm al the Qibsons Health  Unit. Next Late Class Series Dec. 7 4 14,  7*9 pm Phone 886*5600 to raglsler. Early  Class In Sechell starts Doe. 14, 7*4 pm;  Late Seriee Jan. 11, 18 4 25, 7-9 pm.  Call 885*5164 lo regieter. It le Invariant  to register for above claaeee early ae they  llll up quickly.  Donations to St. Mery'e Hospital  Auxiliary In lieu of Chriatmaa caida may  be made unit Dec. 8. Mall donations wkh  names to: Pender Haibour Auxiliary, Box  101, Madeira Park, B.C. VON 2HO.  Chrtetmae Ughta are on at tho Whaeie',  Hwy 101, Roberta Creak, Dec. 15-Jan. 1,  6-10 pm. Everyone welcome.  Foatlval ot the Written Arte Annual  Book 4 Polnsotlia Sale, Deo. 4-11, 10  am*4pm.  Chrtetmae Craft Fair, Doc. 14, Seniore'  Cenlre, Sechelt. For table rental, contact  Delia at 685*4882. 48  Elphlnatone Pioneer Mueeum, 714  Winn Rd., acroae from Posi Offloe,  Qlbeons. Displays are constantly  changing. Wheelchair accessible. For  hours of opsning or to book a tour: 848-  8232.  Parent-Tot Drop-In for parents wkh children up to 5. 9:30*11:30 am at Ihe lolkxv*  Ing locations: Gibsons Unked Church Ho)  (Mon., Tuee., Wed., Fri.); Sechalt St.  Hilda's Church Hall (Tues.); Wilaon Croak  Communily Hall (Thura.). Info:  Community Servicee, 885*5881.  Sexually Transmitted Dleoeeo Clinic:  Phone lor appointment in Qibeone 484-  5600, Sechek 685-5164.  Single 4 Pregnant? Call the Hoakh Unk  -886*5600.  Hoepltal Tour: phone St. Mary'a Hoepltal  switchboard, 885-2224.  MONDAYS  Recovery Ine. a systsmatic method ol  aeif-halp lo prevent relapaaa In former  mental patients, and relapeee in nervoue  Bstiente. 7 pm, Qlbeons United Church  all. Info: 886*8028 82  Drop-In Life Drawing at Harbour  Gallery, Madeira Park. 7:30*9:30 pm.  Info: June, 883*2607 62  12 Slap Program from Christian perspective, 7:30 pm. Info: Jen, 885*7027.52  TUESDAYS  "Living With Cancer" Support Qroup  meets every olher Tuesday, Kirkland  Centre, Davla Bay, 1 pm. Info 848-5841  or 888*8369.  Qlbaona Outreach Toon Contra gym  night, Qibeone Elementary gym, 7:30*9  pm. through Dec. 7. Drop-in fee 41.  WEDNESDAYS  Who Cans Who Ceres support group  tor family caregivers. 1-3 pm, Kirkland  Centre, 4602 Simpkins Rd., Davla Bay.  Dae. 1, 15 4 29. Info: Barbara  Kannegeisser, 685-0855.  THURSDAYS  SC'a Weight Lose Support Qroup  meeta afternoons 12:30*2:30pm, call 886-  2692, and aveninge 6:30*8:00pm, call  866*7159. at the United Church,  Glasslord Rd., Qibsons.  Birth Control Clinic. Coasl-Garlbeldl  Heallh Unil, 494 S. Fletcher, 7-9 pm.  Confidential service - everyone welcome.  No appointment needed. Info: 885-7770.  Women'e AA Moetlnga, noon, Action  Cenlre, Sechelt. Info: 885*9097. 80  __��_. 24  Coast News, December 6, 1993  news  Sunshine  Coast Forest  District  resource  planning  officer Barry  Miller (head  uftable)  addresses  LRUP  members  during a Dec.  I meeting.  Ian Cobb pholo  Christmas  Gift Certificates  Available  886-3381 Beside Gibsons Medical CI  LRUP members disgruntled by delays  from page I  However, only the committees looking al jobs, old-growth,  wildlife, wilderness, recreation  and forestry had Iheir reports  ready for discussion, with water  a week away from completion.  "I jusl want lo get this done,"  said LRUP member and wilderness subcommittee chair George  Smith.  His demands echoed everyone else around the table, including LRUP chair Barry Miller,  SCFD resource planning officer.  "The committee doesn't have  an awful lot of time," he said.  "We've got to face the stark reality that time is marching on."  Many of the committee members appeared disgruntled, perhaps because the adoption and  review of the minutes of their  previous meeting took an hour to  complete, and by the end of the  meeting the group decided to  meet today (Dec. 6) and Dec. 8  to begin reviewing subcommittee  reports and aim toward hashing  out a consensus.  "We're gathering technical  information with these subcommittees and (when the reports aie  complete) the core committee  must plow through what they  come up with," said SCFD district manager Greg Hemphill.  With the completion of the  reports, he said, "now we can get  down to the work."  Another main source of the  frustrations evident in the group  is the length of time they've been  working on the LRUP���now  rearing four years.  "We've been dragging out  crap and people's gripes and  we've been doing that for four  years," growled Howe Sound  Pulp and Paper LRUP member  David Chance during the drawn  out acceptance of the previous  meetings minutes debate.  Area E LRUP representative  and water subcommittee chair  Chuck Weatherill declared the  process wouldn't be needed if  the government had heeded its  own advice from tlie past to not  fiddle with the upper country  around the Tetrahedron.  "What really annoys me is  Medical community  looks to reduce  Caesarean births  by Nancy Moote  Expecting a baby? There's a  good chance the 'birth will  involve major surgery.  More than one in five BC  births is by caesarean section -  three times as many as in 1970,  and the fourth highest rate in the  world. The rate is slightly higher  for Sunshine Coast women.  Everyone agrees that those  numbers are far too high, but the  question is, what to do aboul it.  According to a recent provincial task force study, the common practice of "once a caesarean, always a caesarean" is a  major reason for the rise. Yet  there is little medical reason for  this practice.  A major recommendation of  the task force is that vaginal birth  after caesarean (VBAC) be practiced wherever possible. But St.  Mary's Hospital in Sechelt continues to prohibit VBACS.  That policy is making some  doctors unhappy, said hospital  chief of staff Dr. Kirstie Overhill. "There's a great deal of controversy, and a lot of discussion  about it right now."  There are several reasons for  the "no VBAC" policy, Overhill  said. Like many rural BC hospitals, St. Mary's has no resident  obstetrician and the delivery  room dales from the 1950s. The  Coast's visiting obstetrician, Dr.  Howard Pendleton, told Overhill  the facilities are inadequate.  As well, Ihe Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of  Canada recommends that hospitals offering VBACs be prepared  to perform an emergency caesarean within 30 minutes, in case  the old scar ruptures. That risk is  about 1 in 200. St. Mary's  doesn't have the staff to provide  such speedy emergency surgery.  The task force study has questioned the need for the 30 minute  guideline. And Gibsons physician Dr. John Farrer said local  doctors are divided on the issue,  with some saying that if the hospital is not safe for VBACs, it  shouldn't be doing any births at  all.  Farrer said such policied are  often driven by a hospital's fear  of lawsuits if a birth goes  this whole process was gone  through 20 years ago and was  totally ignored," he said.  Fortunately for the LRUP  committee, the day after the  meeting, PAS Vancouver  Regional Protected Areas Team  manager Graham Boothroyd  reported lhat the group can relax  a bit because the provincial process has slowed down.  "If that report is produced  within the first couple of months  of '94, it should satisfy the system," he said.  Boothroyd said the LRUP  wrong."What a lot of these  things come down to is who gets  sued," he said. "It ends up being  not a medical decision."  But Overhill said that while  liability was considered when  the policy was decided, "personally it's not a lawsuit issue."  The hospital has identified  obstetrics as a priority, but this  year a request for a million dollar  birthing room was rejected.  Overhill is looking into other  improvements which can be  afforded, but in the meantime  local doctors usually recommend  risky births ��� including VBACS -  be done at Grace Hospital in  Vancouver.  However, Overhill said, many  women choose to stay on the  Coast and deliver by caesarean  instead.  Largely because risky births  are referred to other hospitals, St.  Mary's has a lower caesarean  rate than many BC hospitals:  17.4 per cent. But according to  the task force study, Sunshine  Coast women have a 23.1 per  cent caesarean rate overall.  Approximately 250 babies are  bom to Sunshine Coast families  each year. Last year, 97 of them  were born at Grace Hospital,  referred there because Ihe births  were considered risky in some  way.  St. Mary's has already implemented a number of the task  force receommendations, including the establishment of perinatal  committees, an audit process to  review every birth and consider  whether surgery could have been  avoided, an iprovement in pain  relief and a reduction in the use  of fetal monitoring equipment.  Other recommendations  include better education for  expectant mothers and increase  in the participation of mid-  wives.But many of these recommendations have been seen  before, in 1985 guidelines issued  by the Society of Obstetricians  and Gynaecologists of Canada.  And the guidelines often  haven't been followed, whether  it's becuase hospitals can't  afford the needed changes or  because doctors are afraid of  lawsuits.  process is just the start of the  governments thrust lo transform  12 per cent of the land mass into  protected areas, with there being  60 other areas, smaller and larger  than the Tetrahedron, proposed  for protected status.  "Then there are about 20  approved study areas as pointed  out by cabinet and then there are  the actual parks."  The Caren Range has also  been suggested for protected  status, he said.  Currently, six per cent of BC  is protected.  ESMMD  COMMUTER AIRLINES INC.  SALE! SALE! SALE!  Christmas Special  DECEMBER 1-15 * FLY RETURN  aSechelt/Nanaimo ONLY $4040  Sechelt/Vancouver ONLY $5000  Call 885-2214 for Reservations  (SOME RESTRICTIONS APPLY)  December is  Customer Appreciation Month  709 highway ioi  Gihsons  886-71 12  Hours:  MONDAY-SATURDAY  9AM-5 PM  During the month of December. Daniel's will be offering floor  covering values at the lowest price this year. Guaranteed.  In addition, eveiy purchaser will have a chance to win one  of oui fabulous give-a-ways.. .our way of saying thank you  foi your pationage.  * * * Gtve-a-way * * *  DRAW WILL BE HELD JANUARY 3, 1994  IND*  PRIZE IL PRIZE  CUSTOM  BEDDING  ENSEMBLE  Including:  ��� Queen Size Bed Spread  ��� Dust Ruffle  ��� Pillow Si-wi  ��� Neck Roll  ��� Toss Cushion  ���Night Table Cloths  $200  WINTER  BREAK  GETAWAY  5x8' 100% wool area  rag In your choke of colour  II '���  .#j��r*<a*i*l  III  Gift Certificate to be  applied to your choice  of destination through  Suncoast Travel  value  700  value  $4O0  TH X    5 CHANCES TO WIN A DECORATIVE TUNIS AREA  1 PRIZE RUG; BEAUriiVTHE ENTRANCE TO YOUR HOME.


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