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 Out with a dash,  in with a splash  Racing Into the frigid waters of Davis Bay,  about 30 hardy souls took a ritual bath in  the Strait of Georgia Friday to welcome the  New Year. The annual polar bear swim,  sponsored by Sunshine Coast Lions Clubs,  attracted 300 onlookers content  to watch the revelling from shore.  Glen Dixon, Ken Norgaard and Jamie  McKinney were awarded trophies for  staying in longest  Joel Johnstone photo  COAST^NEWS  50 cents per copy on newsstands  ESTABLISHED     1945  January 4,1993 Volume 47 Issue 1  Sechelt band speaks out on theatre, Tyee changes  by Charles Hart  The Sechelt Indian Band has moved  quickly to dispell any impression that it  has fired employees at the Raven's Cry  Theatre and Tyee Air.  Chief Tom Paul told the Coast News  Tuesday that both businesses are being  restructured under new managements  and pending the outcome of the reorganization employees have been laid off.  "The band did not fire the theatre staff,"  he said.  Paul said the band council had no  experience managing a performing arts  Lay offs temporary while businesses restructured, chief says  vemue and decided it would be better to  appoint an independent board of directors to run the theatre. A meeting is  scheduled for today (Jan. 4) between  the band and potential directors.  Paul said he believes such a board  would be better qualified to go after  provincial grants and other sources of  cash to help with funding, and he did  not rule out the band continuing to pay  Sechelt youths  target vehicles in  unseasonal rash  of vandalism  An Alberta resident visiting  the Coast for Christmas says he  is outraged that a group of  youths were allowed to go on a  rampage in Sechelt last Tuesday, and charged the RCMP  with being unwilling to do anything about it.  Clark Smith said a group of  23 to 30 youths  massed at the Shell ������  station on Cowrie  Street swarmed his  vehicle as he was  driving by about 9  pm.  He said they  kicked and pounded  on the roof and tore  off the windshield  wipers and reflectors. He estimated that his vehicle suffered  $2,000 worth of damage.  When Clark went to file a  complaint with the RCMP, he  said there was only one officer  on duty who was unwilling lo  assist.  "My concern is lhal if Ihe  RCMP aren't going to do anything, it'll keep happening ...  'Right now  we have no  suspects'  -Cpl. TomArmell  It's like paying them for nothing."  Clark noted he was not the  only motorist targeted and said  there was a line up of people at  the police detachment when he  got there. He also said that several people were beaten up in  the melee.  A Sechelt busi-    ness man who witnessed the events of  Tuesday night  agreed with Smith's  account of the situation.  The     business  man who wished to          remain unidentified,  said the there were  about 30 youths in the Shell  parking lot and perhaps 25 more  youths loitering along Ihe block.  He said the youths were  pelting cars with snowballs as  they drove by but some vehicles  where physically attacked.  "I'd say there were six or  eight kids who were really out  of line," the business man said,  "the rest were followers."  He said he was aware of a  large number of complainants at  the police station but nothing  was done.  "I know the police drove by  once," he said, "but the kids  started throwing snowballs at  them so they left."  "I can confirm there were a  number of youths creating a disturbance in the down town area  for an hour or so that night,"  Corporal Tom Armett said on  Thursday, "but they had left the  scene before the police arrived."  Armett acknowledged some  damagewas done to vehicles by  the youth activities saying,  "There were a couple of cars  vandalised in Ihe process .and a  couple of reports made to the  police the next day on that issue  but right now we have no suspects."  some subsidy towards operation. "Until  we meet with the people we can't really  discuss it."  As for the employees who have been  laid off, "those staff will be called back  for bookings" which the Raven's Cry  has already lined up for this year, starting in February, Paul said. He noted  that the theatre usually operates in the  red during the month of December; the  ___2J_ L-��-t:   band council deemed it more appropriate to shut it down while management  changes are made.  A similar situation prevails at Tyee  Air, Paul said. The charter air company,  which has been operating from the  Coast for 33 years, ceased to exist  under that name Jan. 1 under a business  arrangement with Air Rainbow of  Nanaimo. But Paul stressed that the  band, which owned 75 per cent of Tyee  shares, has not sold the business.  "We're just reorganizing it so we can  get a better bang for the buck. We needed someone who could push and be a  better drive behind the business."  Some employees have been laid off  pending managment discussions and a  meeting is scheduled in lale January to  finalize the deal. "But we still own our  interest in Tyee and we intend on maintaining it," Paul said. "It'll be up to the  new management to call the employees  back."  1992  Glancing back on a controversial year  ^^    by Jane Seyd        and Darah Hansen  JANVABX  New Year 1992 starts off  with something in the air. Trouble is, it doesn't smell very  good, as Howe Sound Pulp and  Paper (HSPP) wrestles wiih  problems of "pungent odours"  leaking from its system. Meanwhile, the mill announces further marketing of its state-of-lhe  art "chlorine-light" products to  European markets.  By the end of January, HSPP  is one of the few mills in the  province without immediate  cause for economic alarm as the  provincial governmenl  announces new "get tough"  regulations for dealing wilh pulp  mill pollution, calling for a  reduction in chlorinated organics to 1.5 kg per air-dried tonne  of pulp produced by 1995 and  "virtual elimination" of chlorine  compounds by 2001. Most mills  say it's going to cost too much,  while environmenlal activist  Terry Jacks responds by telling  the companies to "Cry Me a  River" - an unpolluted one, that  is. Throughout the rest of 1992  the government says it's standing by its policy.  Also in January, Western  Pulp's Woodfibre mill on Howe  Sound is fined $100,000 after  pleading guilty to two of four  pollution charges resulting from  an earlier spill. As part of its  defence, one mill manager notes  that Howe Sound is already  "environmentally dead" after  years of mill pollution. The  judge responds by commenting  that is "hardly" an appropriate  defence.  In other environmental  issues, a scientist offers an opinion of the Caren Range as a  "living research forest," while  regional director Jim Gurney  gives a notice of motion calling  for protection of the Tetrahedron Plateau  and Ihe Caren.  Gurney also  wades into the  fray saying the  Pender Harbour  landfill will be  closed whether  residents like it  or not. The idea  of a counter-  petition for a  Coast-wide  decision on a  central dispatch  system is also  raised.  In other events, Capilano  College opens  its expanded U  new campus at the Sechell Indian Band complex, while in  sports, young cyclist Cymbol  Wells is described as an  "incredible talent" by members  of a Coast mountain biking club.  The first draft of Gibsons  Official Community Plan is  unveiled, and high density housing on the waterfront immediately becomes a controversial  issue. In Pender Harbour, concerns over development versus  water quality are raised at a  public hearing over seniors'  housing.  Gordon Wilson, MLA and  Opposition Leader, first  announces his impending resig  nation from the Sunshine Coast  Regional District.  After years of service, the  Gibsons Bus is in financial  trouble and fonns a non-profit  society to try to stay on the road.  Meanwhile, Maverick Bus Lines  announces cuts to Coastal runs.  Ending the first month on a  sad note, a former Sechelt  woman is identified as a Vancouver murder victim.  FEBRUAKY  The month starts ominously  as a rising incidence of family  violence is reported by police.  Other kinds of violence are  also in the news as a Sechelt  store owner offers a reward  for the Stanley  Park "flamingo  killer" in Vancouver. "I'm  usually a pretty  tough cookie,"  says John  Revington, in  calling the  attack "one of  the most despicable and disgusting things  I've seen."  Meanwhile,  the Coast's first  armed hold-up  takes place at  ^^^^^^   the Sechelt  Esso Station, when two young  men in ski masks enter the store  at 6 am with a rifle, seizing cash  and six packs of cigarettes - four  Export Mediums and two Du  Maurier Kings.  Two youths are eventually  arrested and stand trial in May,  where it is revealed that the rifle  was left lying loaded in a children's play area after the robbery. Both youths are eventually  acquitted.  Another unusual robbery  takes place at the Sunshine  Coast Arts Centre, where an  exhibit of dresses designed by  artist Paula Seifred is stolen  after thieves cut wire for the  alarm. Displeased curator Larry  Westlake calls it "all part of our  cultural growth on the Sunshine  Coasl."  On the development front,  the Supreme Court quashes a  Gibsons bylaw aimed at controlling development on part of  Gospel Rock, saying the perceived opposition of residents  rather than geotechnical hazard  motivated Ihe bylaw. A debate  also begins in Gibsons over the  issue of a "working harbour"  when neighbouring residents  object to a proposed expansion  of Hill's Machine Shop.  In Pender Harbour, a public  hearing on a contentious new  land-use bylaw is held, where  some residents fear it will  change existing uses and affect  properly values.  In Davis Bay, residents tell  both Sechelt council and the  Ministry of Highways they  don't want a secondary highway  going through prime agricultural  land.  The Gibsons Bus announces  it needs to raise $15,000 by Ihe  end of the month in order lo  survive.  In Ihe Sechelt Indian Band,  Chief Tom Paul expresses frustration over lack of progress on  the band's laud claim proposal.  turn to page 3  ___\\  -aaa news  Regional district water quality fails acid test  by Jane Seyd  Latest results from monitoring of the  regional district's water quality show  the supply from Chapman Creek is  acidic, with the potential to corrode  household plumbing metals and leach  into drinking water.  But so far, levels of copper and lead  measured in recent samples aren't cause  for alarm.  The latest study of the regional water  system followed from an earlier 1988  survey, which found regional water naturally acidic, with a greater chance of  dissolving lead from solder and brass  faucets, and copper from plumbing, into  the water supply.  Those results have been borne out a  second time now.  According to the survey, pH (phosphorous) levels in water trom Chapman  Creek ranged from a low of 5.3 (acidic)  to a high of 7.2 (approximately neutral).  Canadian drinking water guidelines recommend pH levels ranging from 6.5 to  8.5. That means the water can be considered a "strong corrosive," states the  report.  In samples of water which actually  came out of taps feeding off the regional water supply, "significant levels" of  copper were found in all "firsl flush"  cases (after the water had been allowed  to sit for six hours), although copper  levels in Chapman Creek itself were  low. While drinking water guidelines  recommend 1 mg per litre or less,  regional samples averaged 1.4 mg of  copper per litre.  The main problem with copper is  aesthetic, which can result in blue or  green stains on fixtures, hair and cloth  ing, in the case of lead, health concerns  are more serious. However, lead levels  in regional water remain fairly low,  says Seig Lehmann, superintendent of  public works.  'For tbe regional district  tbe concerns right now  are economic, as tbe  acidic water can cause  deterioration of pipes in  household plumbing'  Canadian drinking water guidelines  recommend .05 mg of lead or less per  litre of water, while the United States  Environmental Protection Agency recommends a lower level of .015 mg of  lead or less per litre.  In the recent study, one sample of 15  exceeded Canadian standards, while  two samples were over the US recommendation.  Much higher levels of lead can lead  to health problems like tiredness,  abdominal pains, anemia and  behavioural changes in children.  For the regional district, however,  the concerns right now are more economic, as the acidic water can cause  deterioration of pipes in household  plumbing much quicker than is normally expected.  These days, the regional district uses  corrosion-resistant pipes and linings in  its distribution system, but there are  older parts of the system which could  still be affected.  So far, says Lehmann, it's not much  cause for worry. Further study will be  carried out in 1993. The first step will  then be addition of potash to the water  system, says Lehmann, which lowers  the acidity of Ihe water. If necessary,  addition of special "corrosion-  inhibitors" to the water may also be  considered.  The acidity of regional district water  on the Sunshine Coasl is similar to that  of Vancouver, which recently banned  use of lead or tin solder in new plumbing construction.  In the meantime, the report recommends letting the tap run for a while  first thing in the morning.  Hot water straight from the tap is  also not recommended for cooking,  making baby formula or drinking - let it  run cold then heat il up in the kettle or  on the stove.  IC��*  ALWEST HOME  SERVICES <  4,  WUmatl  Happy New Year  #7-5522 Wharf St., Sechelt   VISIT OUR SHOWROOM   6854572  We're more than just tires!  Automotive ft Truck Tim ��� Sales ft Service  utornotive Mechanical ��� Exhaust Replacement  Alignments ��� Brakes ��� Shocks ��� Tune ups  General Mechanical    __ __  Coastal Tires  886-2700  Announcement  Dr. Patrick McRoberts is pleased to  announce the opening of an  ��t^cTOtry clinic to serve the  residents of the Sunshine Coast.  ' - The clinic is located in the  Wilson Creek Plaza  2044336 Sunshine Coast Highway  For appointments please call 885-0832.  DR. PATRICK MCROBERTS  Optometrist  t'.eneral Eye 8c Vision Cai e  Wilson Creek Clinic  HH45S6 SUNSHINE COAST HWY,  SECHELT B.C. VON JAO  8854832  ink:  Mosquito Creek ci  922 WEST IIVIH STREET,  NOR11I VANCOUVER, B.C. V7P IRS  987-1929- 9872023  Improved qualtiy of life goal of health grants  Thinking aboul starting that support  group? Or perhaps you want to initiate a  community project but don't know how to  to go about getting funding? Well, the local  health unit is trying to make it easier.  Coast Garibaldi Health Unit (CGHU) currently has $24,000 available for healthy community projects around the Coast.  According to CGHU director Paul Mar-  tique, any group or individual with a worthy  project will be considered for grant money.  "The purpose (of the grants) is to improve  or increase the health of the community,"  Martique said.  "The money is basically to help groups  that otherwise wouldn't have the money to  get started."  Martique said there is no limit placed on  project scope as long as it enhances coastal  life, and proposals will receive an amount of  money gauged on their individual merits.  "We're basically looking at a community  development theme," he said, "which helps a  community help itself through seed money."  Martique said any grants given will be  considered "on-time funding" basis. "That  means we get (the groups) off the ground, we  get ihem started with a single grant but they  "There is no limit placed  on project scope as long as  it enhances coastal life'  have to find ways to continue their funding  after a year has ended. We won't fund them  again after a year."  Martique said the CGHU has already  received two applications for grants, one of  which is from a Sechelt resident interested in  solving Sechelt's youth loitering problem.  Resident Genevieve Lamarchand has garnered the support of both Sechelt council and  the school hoard for a youth program which  would involve using Chatelech Secondary as  a base of operations for after-hours youth  activities.  Lamarchand is seeking a grant from the  CGHU to enable her to create a far reaching  proposal to be presented at the upcoming  Healthy Communities summit Feb. 23.  At thai meeting, the local government  officials, public representatives and Ministry  of Health (MOH) representatives will try to  decide how best to use a $15,000 MOH grant  toward making the Coast a better place to  live.  The Coast is eligible for a second MOH  grant of $15,000 to continue any decided-on  project as long as the amount is matched  from within the community.  Grant applications are available through  the Gibsons health unit and Martinez said  proposals would be considered as they arrive  rather than waiting until all are in. A tentative deadline has been set for Feb. 15, but  Martique said proposals would still be considered after that time.  New video prods environmental conscience  by Jane Seyd  It's been in the works for the  last six months, but by the time  il reaches viewers this week  local resident Terry Jacks' new  video release will clock in at  just under 30 seconds.  The video, which is airing as  a commercial on CBC, BCTV  and UTV television between  Dec. 23 and Jan. 12, points to  the effects of environmental  degradation on aboriginal people.  Specifically, it features  Sophie Thomas of the Carrier  Band at Stony Creek on the  Netchako River speaking on the  destruction of her traditional  lands.  Jacks, who last    __^__  year received an  award   for   his  environmental  video The Faceless Ones, said he  produced      the  video lo raise pub-    ���"������*********"  lie awareness during the United  Nations year of the indigenous  people in 1993.  Environmental issues like  deforestation and dam building  are problems which affect  The video does  not point fingers  at any specific  companies'  native people worldwide, said  Jacks.  "It happens on the Old Man        River in  Saskatchewan and  it happens on the  Amazon," he says.  "There are some  things in the world  that are happening  environmentally  that are very common.  "This is happening to (aboriginal people) but it all reflects  on us," says Jacks. "It makes  you wake up and say 'Hey  that's us too'."  He says the video does not  point fingers at any specific  companies. It's meant instead lo  bring out "closet activists," he  comments.  The video was made mostly  with donated labour, while air  time on the TV stations was  paid for by Jacks, the Sierra  Club, Mountain Equipment Coop and Ihe Western Canada  Wilderness Committee, among  others.  "It was a very difficult task  lo do in 30 seconds," Jacks says.  "...I would have liked to have  had half an hour."  Notice Board  Ongoing events must be updated monthly  Wc reserve the right tu edit submissions for brevity  All submissions should refer to non-pront events of genuine community interest  Items will be listed three weeks prior to the event.  MONDAY, JANUARY 4  SC Spinner*' & Weaver*' Guild meeting. 1pm  at Kirkland Centre, Davis Bay. For info, call 886-  2131 or 885-3866.  TUESDAY, JANUARY 5  Glbtont Table Tennl* Club meets from 7-10  pm , and every Tuesday hereafter, in Elphinstone  Secondary Cafeteria. All skill levels welcome. Call  Jim at 886-2775.  FRIDAY, JANUARY 8  Stchelt Marth Prottctive Society meeting,  7:30 pm at the Arts Centre, Sechelt. Guest  speaker: Allan Poynter. Topic: The Natural  History of Queensland and Tasmania. Everyone  welcome.  MONDAY, JANUARY 11  SC Peace Group meeting. 7:30 pm in Roberls  Creek Elementary library. Refreshments. All  welcome.  SC Home Bated Business Attociation  meeting. 7pm in Rockwood Lodge Tea Room.  Topics: Insurance for Home Based Businesses:  Goal Setting for '93. For inio. call Mary, 885-7450  THURSDAY, JANUARY 14  Tetrahedron Ski Club meeting, 7:30 pm In  Roberls Creek Elementary Community Use  Room. Meeting includes ski swap.  Glbtont Hospital Auxiliary meeting, 1:30pm in  the Marine Room.  Sechelt Branch of St. Mary't Hoapltal  Auxiliary Annual General Meeting, 11 am al St.  Hilda's Hall. Lunch - $10. Please get tickets from  Erika, 885-5775.  John McLachlan playa at the PH Community  Hall, 7:30 pm. A fiddler, bassist, guitarist and  singer of Canadian and BC original and standard  folk songs. A must for your January bluest  MISCELLANEOUS  Gibaona Outreach Teen Centra Is open Thurs.  <t Fri. 3:30 -10 pm, Sat. 10 am -11 pm, Sun. 1 -  8 pm.  Gibaona and District Public Library Is open  Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:30-2:30;Thursdays  2:30-7:30: and Saturdays 9:30-2:30. For more  information, cal 886-2130  Elphinstone Pioneer Muaeum, 716 Winn Rd.,  across Irom Post Office, Gibsons. Displays are  constantly changing. Wheelchair accesslble.For  hours ol opening or to book a tour: 886-8232.  "Living with Cancer" Support Group meetings  in Gibsons and Sechelt. For info re: times and  places, call Pearl at 886-8389. All welcomel  Parent Tot Drop In at the following locations  from 9:30 - 11:30am: Gibaona United Church  Hall, Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri.; Sechelt St. Hilda's  Hall, Tues.; Wilton Creak Community Hall,  Thurs. For info call 885-5881.  MONDAYS  Gibaona Panalonara Branch #38 Scottlah  Country Dancing, 8pm at Harmony Hall. For  info, call 886-3073.  Breakaway Parents Support Group. Is your  child acting out? Using substances? Do you need  s loving, accepting, 12-step support group? Join  us at 7:30pm, 807 Kiwanis Way, Gibsons. Call  886-2423. 42  Sunahlne Choristers practise at 7pm In St  Hilda's Church, Sechelt. If you enjoy singing,  please join us. For Info call 885-4408. 42  TUESDAYS  Glbtont Panalonara Branch #38: Exerclaa  Claaa, 11 am at Harmony Hall, (or Info. caH 886-  3544; Bridge starts 1 pm, for Info call 886-7685.  Gibaona Table Tennis Club meets from 7-10  pm in Elphinstone Secondary Cafeteria. All skill  levels welcome. Call Jim at 886-2776.  WEDNESDAYS  Caregivers' Support Group meeting, 1 - 3 pm  at Kirkland Centre, Davis Bay. For Info, call  Barbara, 885-5144 or 885-1934.  Newly formed Women's Dive Club meets second Wed. of every month at 7 pm at Seasport  Scuba. All female divers welcome.  Sunahlne Toaatmaatert meetings at 7:30 pm at  Chatelech Secondary. Leam leadership, communication and public speaking skills. Everyone welcome.  Navy League Cadets for males i females 10 to  13 years of age, 6:30pm In Gibsons Legion Hall.  Continuous registration year round. Uniforms provided. Call Mare, 886-7088.  Gibaona Panalonara Branch #38: Carpet  Bowling at Harmony Hall, 1:00 pm. Info: 886-  9271.  Children's Story Hour, 10 - 11 am at Wilson  Creek Hall, sponsored by WC Reading Cenlre  and WC/DB Community Assoc. Bring a snsck.  Volunteers invited as readers, library helpers  and/or hosts. Info: Hilda, 885-9863 or Reiko, 885-  5264.  THURSDAYS  Sunahlne Coaat Twine or Triplets Club meet  first Thursday of every month, 10 am at  Rockwood in Sechell. Anyone interested bring  your children or call 885-7679 for more Info.  Birth Control Clinic at Coast Garibaldi Health  Unit, 494 S. Fletcher, Gibsons, trom 7 to 9 pm.  Everyone welcome, no appointment necessary.  885-7770. *We will be closed Dec. 24 and 31,  and will re-open Thurs. Jsn. 7.  3C't Weight Lota Support Group meets afternoons 12 30-2:30pm, call 886-2692, snd  evenings 6:30-8:00pm, call 886-7159, at the  United Church, Glassford Rd��� Gibsons.  Gibaona Panalonara branch #38. Bingo at  Harmony Hall, 7:00 pm. Everyone welcome. Inio:  886-9906.  FRIDAYS  Glbaons United Church Thrift Shop, open 1 - 3  pm In basement at rear, off Truman Rd.  Gibsons Panalonara Branch #38 activities at  Harmony Hall: Painting lor Seniors, 10:00 am;  Tai Chi at 2:30 pm; Carda at 7:00 pm. Info: 886-  2131. 43  SATURDAYS  SC Minor Hockey Meat Draw*, 2 - 5 pm at the  Wakefield Inn. Call 885-7666.  Bridge, first and third Saturdays at SC Golf &  Country Club, 7:30 pm. $2.50/person, bring a  partner. Info: 885-5426.  Chapman Creek Hatchery Toura, Weekly group  tours by appointment only. 4381 Parkway Rd. (off  Field Rd.) Wilson Creek. 885-4136  Reform Party selects former  forester as federal candidate  A full house attended the  recent North Island/Powell  River Reform Party nomination  meeting in Campbell River.  Members were in attendance  from the Sunshine Coast, Gold  River, Port McNeill and Campbell River, as well as several  visitors from the Comox-  Alberni riding.  The gathering acclaimed professional forester John Duncan  from Campbell River as Reform  Party candidates in the nexl federal election.  The 44-year-old UBC  Forestry graduate and his family  recently moved to Campbell  River from Sayward, where  Duncan commutes daily to his  work as a division forester.  Duncan said he "wanls lo  John Duncan  bring common sense lo government," adding "our social programs which are so important to  us, are at risk unless we get our  deficit spending under control."  TERMINAL  forest Products Ltd.  LOG  BUYING  STATION  Pnmsi -������������     -   a.,1.,--  ���uwiijrauuYO men  CEDM-RII-HEMLOCK  886-7033 year in review  Banning books,  countering  petitions and  dealing with  solid waste  from page 1  Both national and provincial  media attention is focused on  Ihe Coasl as the local IWA and  parents of a logging family say  they want the book Maxine's  Tree banned from Sunshine  Coast schools for its "extreme  environmenlal viewpoint." The  request is eventually denied by  the school board, while the  Victoria-based publisher goes  inio another print-run resulting  from the sudden demand.  MARCH  March opens with voters  confused over the counter-petition process being used by the  regional district to launch a  central dispatch emergency  response system, a confusion  which soon manifests itself in  protest. Meanwhile, a referendum is recommended as a possible solution to Ihe Pender Harbour landfill dilemma.  Across town at Sechelt  municipal hall, consternation  rises as mayor Nancy MacLarty  refuses to bult-out, despite a  council "no-smoking" resolution. Shewonders aloud if there  are plans lo throw her in jail.  Sechelt businesses express  growing concern over break and  enters in Ihe downlown area.  Meanwhile, another business  gels local attention as Construction Aggregates holds a public  meeting at the Sechelt Indian  Band hall. Residents vent their  frustration at the continuing  noise problem of a 24-hour,  seven-day-a-week operation.  Some say it sounds like a freight  train, others like an overworked  fridge. Bul workers say they're  afraid their jobs will be lost if  Ihe company shuts down the  graveyard shift.  On the environmental front,  Friends of Caren lobby forests  minister Dan Miller and environment minister John Cashore  over creation of a park in the  Caren Range. Lower down, the  condilion of Trout  Lake, a secondary  waler source for the  area, is a concern as kilter litter,  old runners and disposable diapers are jusl a few of the items  spoiled around - and even floating in - Ihe lake.  Fire destroys one home on  Sechell Indian band lands while  a drowning accident claims the  life of a camper at Sakinaw  Lake.  Nine-year-old Danielle  lla/cltnn is flown to hospital in  Toronto for a liver transplant.  APRIL  Scandal breaks as Ihe Sunshine Coast's lop forestry official Barry Mountain is suspended following an internal audit  into "expense account irregularities." All then falls quiet until  May, when Mountain resigns his  position and forestry officials  refuse comment on the reason.  Moving from forestry to  fishing, April begins with the  earliest chinook opening on the  wesl coasl in 40 years as a pilot  project by fisheries. Later, fisheries officials describe the  experiment as "less than spectacular" as any substantial numbers of salmon fail to show up,  Says one Gibsons' fisherman:  "ll was basically a disaster." The  beginning of the surveillance on  sports fishermen, meanwhile,  nets several anglers with fish  which should have got away.  On the labour front, staff .it  St. Mary's begin rotating job  action over wages and pay equity while the local l.WA votes to  accept u contract package along  with other loggers.  At ihe Sechelt Legion, a  handful of World War I veterans  gather to remember the 75lh  anniversary of Vimy Ridge.  Teens at Chatelech gel the  message on avoiding death in  the 90s with a speaker from  Vancouver Persons AIDS who  tells them: "People still think it  Coait CTfcaattnu of JJanas.  & WJ'ms. c/f-xU  <cf\ ouaL c^cadww of J^andriq <dv\��mod  Nicola Ruimy ~ Director  CUWMOJIXJM  ��� Classical Ballet  ��� Mime & Drama  ��� Performance Class  ��� Jazz  ��� ^tuamti acctiilta fiom 3 yzau to adult  ' tSuiioui aanavii. tntvi foi  <cf\.c^f.2j>. 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Doctor's referral not  required. Call for the cenlre nearest you Lower Mainland 660-3639.  Free Long Distance 1-800-663-9203.  S>  Screening  Mammography  Program of  British Columbia  THE COAST ACADEMY OF DANCE & FINE ARTS  is somebody else's problem."  Students later request thai the  school board install condom  machines in high school washrooms.  The school board, however,  has other things on its mind,  with a tight budget which allows  for no additional hiring.  In environmental issues, the  Pender dump lurches back into  the forefront wilh arguments  over leaehate at Ihe sile, while  the Coasl recycling group  SCRAPS faces a cash crunch  when a glut of recylables floods  the market.  Noted sculpter Dudley Carter  dies al age 101, leaving behind a  legacy of remarkable carvings.  The Sechelt Indian Band  donates $30,000 to the Salmon  l Enhancement Society towards  purchase of the Chapman Creek  hatchery from Scanmar Seafood,  paving Ihe way for the deal to  go through later in June.  Arson is investigated in connection with two suspicious fires  near North Road businesses in  Gibsons. Meanwhile an 18-year-  old Sechelt man is jailed after a  bizarre court case involving a  fascination with Dungeons and  Dragons, ninja weapons and a  home bomb laboratory hidden in  a bedroom closet.  MAY  Figures from the latest Sunshine Coast census arrive in  Miiy, and they confirm what  everyone's already said: the  Coast is growing. Population is  up 24 per cent from 24,257 in  1986 to 30,045 in 1991. Gibsons  has the lowest growth rate while  Sechelt has the highest.   .  turn to page 6  Remember our feathered friends  See us for wild bird  seed & bird feeders  Starting Jan. 7,1993 Seniors' Day  will be the first Thursday of  -  every month  DOG&CATFOOD  Dry and Canned  ��� Science Diet  ���IAMS  ��� Techni-cal  > fVu'ro Max  ��� Purina  ��� Wayne - Many More  SMALL ANIMAL SUPPLIES  Rabbit & Hamster Food  ��� Pet Accessories  Domestic Bird Seeds  ��� Wild Bird Seed  ��� Shavings  ���Kitty Litter  Bucket-field's  DEALER  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd.  Pratt Rd.. Gibsons 886-7527  ��_     Mon. - Sat. 9-5:30   Sun. 10-4     t"'l  I   I  ���  j^e^jjrr' opinion  Together  we can make  a beginning  It may be true that nothing about George Bush's presidency so becomes him as his manner of leaving it.  In the last few whirlwind days the outgoing leader of  the world's only remaining superpower has visited the  troops in charge of the humanitarian mission to Somalia  and flown from that equatorial desert directly to the wintry environs of Moscow to sign a Salt II agreement with  Boris Yeltsin to reduce the number of lethal nuclear  weapons, which do not dematerialize because the cold  war is officially over.  Along the way, in Somalia, Bush even found time to  say a few gracious words to the American troops about  their incoming Commander in Chief, Bill Clinton.  All in all, a bravura performance by a President who  was always more comfortable on the world stage than in  the less glamorous cockpit of social need and inequity  that his country also represents.  Despite these most welcome indications of a world  which may in fact be changing for the better, in the sense  of being less fraught with deadly peril and less indifferent  to avoidable human suffering, there are a few cautionary  notes which must be sounded as we venture into a brand  new year.  To take the President's forays in sequential order:  though Somalia is undoubtedly the flavour of the month  in terms of international humanitarian concern and  though the decent but shallow man who has been the  leader of the world's most powerful nation for the past  four years is obviously glowing in self-congratulation  about the American role there, it would be well if the  Americans could remember that they played a role in creating the tragedy of Somalia, as well as their present role  in ameliorating it.  A country without law and order or the means of feeding its people but awash in the leftover armaments of the  cold war; where killing takes precedence over sharing  and the killers callously preen with their lethal armoury  whilst their fellows around die in the agony of starvation  is a terrible symbol of the world we have been living in  and still may not escape.  In the case of the trip to Moscow, assuredly welcome  though it is, the dangers do not disappear after the flash  bulbs have provided Yeltsin and Bush with their photo  opportunities. There are republics other than Yeltsin's  Russia in which are stored the weapons of mass destruction and even in Russia Yeltsin's control of a hardline  parliament seems tenuous at best.  That parliament will have to ratify what Yeltsin and  Bush signed last weekend.  This is not said to deny George Bush a graceful exit  from the world stage. But the dangers which beset us  remain in man-made profusion.  Until the feeding of the hungry and the disarming of  brutally callous and greedy forces in the world becomes a  constant in international policy, the glimmering of good  news which greets us in 1993 cannot be the harbinger of  new years to come full of peace and prosperity.  The steps we celebrate at the outset of 1993 are but the  first steps out of the pit of cruel danger which is the modern world. We have yet a staircase to climb together.  letters  A land offered by  divine promise  I cannot agree lhat the persons we refer to as Indian are  native or aboriginal, or that Ihey  represent a first nation. The  archaeological evidence has, in  this case, been unabashedly misconstrued, evidence of earlier  people neglected.  I cannot accept lhat anyone  has a claim on this land or its  resources that superscribes my  own. To my people it is a land  offered by divine promise and  accepted by Saint Brendan long  ago.  1 know that as this controversy lingers we as a collective  people are fragmenting into cultural camps. I too have ceased  calling myself Canadian and  defer to my ethnic self.  I fear that the chance at peace  is lost. Salvation may be in  strength or not at all.  DANIEL BAREHAM  Sechelt  Pender lakes  need protection  I see by local papers that an  attempt is being made to keep  fertilizer off the watershed of  Chapman Creek.  I wish there were as much  consideration shown for the  lakes around Pender Harbour.  Of course, there is a saying that  anything is good enough for  Pender Harbour and it appears  so. since Hotel Lake and Garden  Bay Lake have had more than a  reasonable supply of houses  dumped upon their shores,  despite lhe fact that these lakes  ate drinking water.  Now ihey are planning the  same for Lillie's or Paq Lake.  Thirty houses for senior citizens  is the plan. A shack town to  spoil the look of a beautiful  lake. This lake is a secondary  source of drinking waler. A man  from Victoria spoke to a meeting about lakes in Madeira Park  and told us that when more pollution shows up in lakes, more  chlorine is added lo the drinking  water.  Chlorine is a poison that  causes cancer but no one seems  to care, although they know that  fish get cancer when chlorine is  dumped in their swimming  water, and people can read of  surveys conducted on cancer  and chlorine.  Some of the people who  don't care have lost family  members from cancer. Is that  why they choose to inflict the  risk on other people, including  the young who have no vote?  If we were protected against  density housing around lakes,  there would be less pollution  and less chlorine.  I have noticed lhat since Pender Harbour has been on community water supply wilh chlorine added, there has been a  great increase in cases of cancer. Think back, people!  Why is it that when a developer asks to have the zoning  changed, he always gets it? I  know why he asks - money. But  why does the regional board  agree lo a change? They do not  get paid for the change.  VIOLET TYNER  Madeira Park  Native understanding lacking  The letter 'Native comments  letters welcome  We welcome letters to the editor on matters of public  interest. However, we reserve the right to edit  submissions for brevity, clarity and legality. Please mail  your letters to:  The Editor  Sunshine Coast News  Box 68  Sechett, B.C.  VON 3A0  out of line' (Coast News Dec.  21) deserves an answer by a  native, so here it is. Julie Flag  says "I really think that the  Sechelt Nation should take a  long hard look at themselves."  In a way she is right, but she  doesn't understand the entire  situation otherwise she would  have phrased her statements in a  different way. We Sechelters  have been in the salmon  enhancement business since  1978. Her understanding that it  was delayed and put through the  appropriate legal channels is  wrong. This process never did  go through the appropriate  channels. All Flag has to do is  ask any of the directors on the  regional board. The planning  department was never asked to  assist in the decision regarding  the sinking of the Chaudiere.  Furthermore, Mr. Stan Dixon  wrote a letter to the SCRD a few  years ago regarding the Sechelt  Inlet becoming the dead sea  (that letter should be on file in  their office).  The Sechelt Indian band  wanted a two-week delay so it  took to the courts because it was  Ihe lasl resort it had to request a  delay in the sinking. It failed, so  the Sechelt band, the only recognized native government in  this province, was never given  the opportunity by the court to  show why the ship should not  be sunk in Sechelt Inlet. That is  the issue. Anything else mentioned is just BS.  JEROME JULIAN  Sechelt band member  A future where 'Luck's a chance but trouble's sure?  And so we venture timidly into another brand  new year, with its challenges and opportunities, its  triumphs and disasters, its joys and its tragedies as  yet undreamt of. May you, dear reader, pick your  way through the possibilities with prudence while  still reserving the right to the occasional outburst  of unscheduled spontaneity and delight  The poet A. E. Housman, a man of stoic pessimism, explained his usually dark verses as follows: "Whilst the sun and moon endure/ Luck's a  chance bul trouble's sure/ I'd face it as a wise man  should/ And train for ill and not for good."  It's good advice to carry with you in tbe new  year. When I was a younger man, though I always  reverberated to Houseman's diamond hard phrasing and spare and eloquent verses, I disdained his  bleakness of outlook.  I thought that I knew, ah dear foolish, long gone  youth, that man was a perfectible animal and  through the debris and the rubble of historic  tragedy we were picking our way towards a clear  and sunlit future where all our potential could  come to bloom and joy and peace and love would  live forever.  'The Kingdom of Heaven is within" the Scripture* adjured me from my earliest memories and I  thought all we had to do was find the combination  and unlock the safe and release the joyous kingdom.  I am lets sanguine today. It may be that the  individual cu attain a new plateau of peace and  musings  john burnside  enlightenment in the all-too-brief time we have at  our disposal. But for the starving masses, being  bom and greeting starvation in numbers undreamt  of when this century saw its beginning, it is hard to  see what lies ahead other thain human suffering on  a scale not yet recorded by the tear-stained, blood-  soaked history of our species.  There will be those of this or that spiritual persuasion who might think, and even rush to assure  me, that they hold the candle of understanding  which might light my way through the gloom of  these perceptions. I am glad they have found the  support they have. May it comfort their days.  But when I look around me at the world we live  in as 1993 gets under way I cannot help but be  struck by the Act that, with tbe occasional exception, there where the fighting is fiercest and the  hatred most high you will find a religious component  If there is extant today a sect which believes in  a pantheistic view of creation I am unaware of it.  Perhaps the aboriginal peoples of Australia and  North America may be groping their way back to a  sense of God being in everything and everywhere,  but the spiritual imperialism of the monotheists has  been every bit as crushing as the economic imperialism which followed hard on its heels and, indeed,  used the presence of the missionaries as often as  not as an excuse to send in the troops.  Where it is agreed that there is one God and he  is the creator and the master of all, where that is  not in dispute, there the fighting is fiercest.  Moslems, Christians and sects of Christians, and  Jews glare at each over arsenals undreamt of by the  barbarians of yesteryear. Never did the marauding  Vikings nor the all-conquering Mongols command  the means of maiming and destroying now abundant and in killing hands.  I have a problem with all this, I'm afraid.  Though the world I see is one assuredly of spiritual  darkness I am disinclined to find comfort with any  sect that believes that the means one chooses to  give thanks to the creator of all is reason enough  for barbarity and bloodshed.  The ancient Druids are said to have believed  that '.Ml Gods are one God' but, as happened all  over the world, their tolerance just got them swept  aside by the onrush of the true believers who  believed that to deviate from their standard of worship was akin to deepest darkest wickedness.  All this being said, it must surely also be said  that the world which greets us at the outset of 1993  is a world marginally less terrifying than has been  the case for the last two generations.  The newspaper headlines and the television  commentators with a living to make, tend to focus  on the bad news and the drama of tragedy and  despair. But there are fewer wars being fought  today than at any time in the 1980s. There are the  same number of news stories about wan, but that  is not the same thing.  Politically, the United Nations seems to be freeing itself from the shackles of the cold war which  paralysed it and is beginning to take tentative steps  towards becoming an agent at least seeking world  order and may be discovering that it has the means,  in some limited sense, to impose it.  Apart from ancient hatreds, the darkest cloud  which hangs over us is the man-made cloud of pollution. Never has it been more abundantly clear  that we are passengers together on a finite system.  A narrow skin of air makes life possible, water and  earth are finite too and cannot forever sustain the  abuse we have been heaping on and in them since  the industrial revolution began and bid fair to do so  in ever increasing numbers as the tide of humanity  rises geometrically.  Unless we get control of our waste products we  will not last long enough to solve any of tbe  ancient questions of man and God. That harsh truth  will stay with us throughout the year.  May you find peace to ponder in 1993.  COAST^NEWS  StatsatebtmUmK  C���*mV 1 yaw . ��3S ��� $2.45 CST ��� $37.45  6months. ��20��$l 40CST-$21.40  /axsatjK I yw ��� ��40 (No CST)  IH No. 4702  The Sunshine Coast News is locally oavned  and published on the Sunshine Coast, B.C.  every Monday by GJawaW Asm Ui  CwsofM Office  Box 460, Gibsons, RC, VON IVO  (604) 806-2622, Fax (604) 086-7725  Box 68 Sechett, B.C., VON 3A0  (604) 885 3930, Editorial (604) 885-3980,  fax (604) 885-3954  jMn Broccoli, Denlae .Sherman  ' Bil Hooet, SJmone Cerfy��ie-Smith  Office Mantger* Anna Thomaan  Office Stiff  Qtbeont ���  Sua Connor  Ruth ForrMter, Janice Edmonda  Editor*  Reparlerr.e  Stuart Bumaida  Jirw Seyd, Damh HanMn  Photognpher ��� Joel Johnttoo*  Cathy Mack, Fran Bumaida,  Beverty Shipley,  .-Xndy Juke*, Annie MecTaviah  |  ^^^^^J^^^^^^^^^  The Sunshine Coast News Is protected by copyright  and reproduction of any pan of it by any means b  prohibited unless permission in wiling is first secured  from Glassford Press Ltd., holder of the copyright s_ud*>i iicwj,   jdiiumy *t,    137J  opinion  Road of experience points way ahead  I am not one to welcome the  New Year by bravely making  all sorts of resolutions designed  to improve my life and lifestyle.  Knowing myself as well as I do,  I recognize resolutions for what  they are: a sure path to failure,  disappointment and plain, old-  fashioned guilt.  Which we can all live without. Instead, I find the dawning  of a New Year is the best time  to look back at the old. My  annual hope is that a review of  the highs and lows of the 12  months just passed will help  point out events and milestones  to guide me through the next  year. There is, after all, no  teacher like experience.  That said, what follows is a  heavily-edited capsule of memorable moments from my 1992  wanderings. With luck, the good  will be repeated in the year to  come. A repetition of the bad  will, of course, be scrupulously  avoided.  ��� Happiest Moment: Getting married. Runner-up: Reading the baseball box scores in  the morning newspaper.  ��� Saddest Moment: Learning that my cat is blind. Runner-  up: Learning that my cat now  can't find his litter box.  ��� Best Writing Assignment:  Sitting down each week to  ruminate on behalf of the Sunshine Coast News. Runner-up:  Sitting down each month to prepare invoices for clients.  ��� Worst Writing Assignment: Cheques payable to the  government. Runner-up: Christmas cards.  ��� Best Adventure: Climbing  to the top of Ben Nevis, the  highest peak in the UK, in the  midst of an October blizzard  that had us churning through  knee-high drifts as we neared  the summit. Runner-up: An  August night spent watching the  meteor showers from our perch  next to a glacier at the 7,000-  foot level of Cascade Pass in  Washington State.  ��� Worst Adventure: Any  attempt to reach the Gulf  Islands by foot and ferry in less  than seven hours. Runner-up:  Any part of Christmas shopping  that includes visits to stores.  ��� Strangest Moment: Discussing the state of North  American hockey with two  Highland Scots. Runner-up: My  first encounter with beans on  toast for breakfast.  ��� Sanest Moment: Turning  off the television set. Runner-  up: Leaving the city, even if it's  just for the day.  ��� Most Interesting New  Person Met: The woman from  Toronto who picked us up in  Oban, in a rented car filled with  stuffed toys brought from home.  Runner-up: The 82-year-old  man from Washington State  who continues to hike the  longest and most demanding  trails of Cascade National Park.  ��� Best Road Trip: Any visit  made to the Sunshine Coast.  Runner-up: A 10-day jaunt to  Cape Scott Provincial Park in  early September, where the  sights included a view of 17 sea  lions rafting out to sea.  ��� Worst Road Trip: Anything that includes Lower Mainland public transit, with the possible exception of Sky Train.  Runner-up: Any trip to Richmond, otherwise known as the  Dark Heart of Mordor.  letters  ebbtide  NEW ARRIVALS  Large selection of shades  Available in prints & solids  BEST SELECTION OF COLOURS,  FABRICS & SIZES ON THE COAST!  Sechelt Lighting  885-9417 ��� 5609 Hwy 101, Sechelt  duncan macdonnell  . Best New Place Visited:  The highlands in and around  Glencoe, Scotland. Runner-up:  ThelsleofSkye.  ��� Worst New Place Visited:  Hexham, England. Runner-up:  Hexham, England.  ��� Best Vacation Experience: The grandmotherly advice  and hospitality offered by Mrs.  Gwilym Hughes at her bed and  breakfast in Caernarfon, North  Wales. Runner-up: Real coffee  served at the Laroch House bed  and breakfast in Glencoe, Scotland.  ��� Worst Vacation Experience: Having to pay 4.60  pounds for morning tea and  toast at an overpriced hotel in  Wesl Scotland. Runner-up: Hiking five miles to an ocean beach  in Washington State, only to  find that the sole local source of  water for our three-day visit had  just been declared unfit for  human consumption.  ��� Best New Experience:  Free drinks on 12-hour trans-  Atlantic flights. Runner-up:  Landing at the end of 12-hour  trans-Atlantic flights.  ��� Worst New Experience:  Shopping for a house. Runner-  up: Advising the neighbour on  his home projects.  ��� Best Home Project: Finding someone else to cut the  Wildcat ferry  strike justified  On Nov. 16, 1992, myself  and nine other crew members at  Long Harbour on Saltspring  Island refused to sail the MV  Queen of Tsawwassen. The routine down-sizing of the crew on  this vessel was an ongoing concern to conscientious BC Ferry  workers for some time and that  morning Ihe issue finally  exploded. For a number of reasons 10 out of 18 crew felt that  our luck was running out and  had come to the decision that  Ihey were not prepared 10 try  and learn to live with yet another tragedy.  We commenced work early  that day for fire and boat drills,  which upon completion only  proved to reinforce the belief  that the crew size was inadequate to handle the type of  emergencies most likely to  occur. A safety meeting was  denied by the master and consequently these individuals, concerned with the safety of the  travelling public and fellow  crew members, were suspended.  Extra crew called in also  refused to sail the vessel under  the same conditions. They too  were suspended. This was not a  decision reached hastily. These  ; people knew that their friends,  families and neighbours would  be among the passengers on this  ship. Their consciences could  not allow them to compromise  their position.  These unjustly accused 'trouble-makers' are not ashamed of  their actions. They are deeply  sorry for the inconvenience  caused to many when other  members of the BC Ferries went  out in support being equally  frustrated by management's failure to address similar safety  concerns fleet-wide.  This crew is ashamed, however, of being forced back into a  dangerous situation by legislation. Within a few days of the  injunction this same crew found  themselves on a ship without a  functioning fire panel, inadequate safety gear, and broken  down generators. Within a few  days of daring to lake a stand  and bringing upon themselves  the wrath of the province, this  same crew found themselves  floundering in a totally blacked-  out ship on a dark, windy night  off Pender Island looking for a  safe place to drop anchor.  Three people lost their lives  in Nanaimo this pasl year. How  many more have lo die before il  is recognized lhat this corporation is more concerned with  their legal position than the  safely of passengers and crew?  A bothersome inconvenience is  not so hard to bear when one  considers the alternative.  N. TRANTER  Seaman, Long Harbour  Contracting policy  review overdue  The SCRD reservoir to be  built in Selma Park has been  recently awarded to an off-Coast  contractor.  The million- dollar deal had  less than a five per cent spread,  totalling some $48,000.  Given that construction  labour costs generally run  between 30 to 40 per cent of the  total and lhat overhead and profit an additional 20 per cent or  so, we see that some half million of our tax dollars is being  sent offshore.  Although Spani Developments Ltd., was not the lowest  bidder, its tender was acceptable  in light of the fact that 100 per  cent of the resulting spinoffs  would be re-absorbed into the  local economy.  A review of our contracting  policy is well overdue. BC  provincial supply and service  contracts are offered with the  proviso that "all things being  equal, tenders will be awarded  10 BC contractors if the tendered  bid is within 10 per cent of the  lowest."  An effort made to promote  and facilitate participation by  local contractors in the progressive coastal projects would not  go unrewarded.  JIM LAMB  Gibsons  Ladies' and  Men's Fashions  <^��anding Clothing q,  Open 7 days a Week  262 Gower Point Rd.. Gibsons Landing ��� 886-2116  Sat: 9:30 - 6, Sun & Holidays: 11 -4  lawn. Runner-up: Advising the  neighbour on his home projects.  ��� Worst Home Project:  Accidentally pruning the plum  tree to look like a stick-figure  scarecrow. Runner-up: Having  to prune the plum tree again this  year.  ��� Best New Acquisition:  Power steering for the truck.  Runner-up: Permanent storage  for the truck.  ��� Worst New Acquisition:  The to-do job list for 1993.  Runner-up: The to-do job list  for 1992.  ��� Proudest 1992 Achievement: Living within my means.  Runner-up: Continuing to refuse  to own a credit card.  ��� Most Doubtful 1992  Achievement: Paying more in  monthly ATM withdrawal fees  than most banks charge in interest for prudent credit card use.  Runner-up: Continuing to  believe that 1 can actually live  within my means.  ��� Best Decision: Choosing to  take several lengthy vacations  away from work. Runner-up:  Hindsight.  ��� Worst Decision: Okay, just  one more beer. Runner-up: Better make it two.  ��� Best Wish for 1993: That  it's as good as 1992. Runner-up:  Thai it won't be any worse.  ��� 23 Modern Rooms  ��� Kitchen Units - by week or month  ��� Colour Cable T.V.   ��� Full Bath & Shower  ��� Direct Dial Phones ��� Reasonable Rates  886-2419 ��� Sunshine Coast Hwy. Gibsons, B.C.  J ye Sell Newsprint  r         Roll Ends  arloua mixes ror $5. $10 and $15 each  - In Glbeona at 537 Cruice Lana  - In Sechelt at 5521 Cowrie St.   htness  ��off a  Xr\h  Horning Classes  Monday, Wednesday, Fiiday: 9:li tm  Plate  St. Mary's Chunh Hall, Cibsons  Class Destription  ��� Step tetobiu  ��� Hi/In Import  ��� Sui'oWe hr all Illness levels  ��� Weights ovoifaife for more  ellirient strength work  ��� Persona/ goof pfonning  ��� (hildtaie for morning (lasses  Evening Classes  Monday, luesday, Ihmsdoy: i:30pm  Spatial fit  luesday and Ihursday: 5:00 p.m.  Inliodaiing Special fit, a mild energizing enliy  level piogiam lor those wanting to start or gel  baik into Ohms, bpttialy designed for those  answering ytt la thi lohwing:  . Oventtighl? ��� Hot lii enough? ��t senior?  ��� Pregnant? ��� Too'inlimiaa1eiaya4tirhsses?  . Sad, knee or any physirol rehabilitation?  _ajH       M^.  _^f \____  COST:      $48 / 6 WEEK SESSION      $5.00 / DROP IN  ^_m_m__mE_m_l  YOU READ  IT RIGHT!  To celebrate our  22nd ANNIVERSARY, and say  'Thanks" to you, our patrons,  everything on the menu except  cigarettes, candy and chips is  ^Z-H:   M_^  GIBSONS  DRIVE-IN  886-7813 Coast News, January 4, 1993  year in review  from page 3  MAY... continued  Those who are employed say they  want to stay that way. HEU accepts a  mediated contract settlement, while  Coast fishermen say they wanl local  government backing in salmon treaty  negotiations with the US.  Having survived initial financial  hurdles, the Gibsons Bus finds itself in  scheduling conflicts with BC Transit  Other motorists aren't having an easy  time of it either.  The regional district lashes out at  International Forest Products for a flyer  the company sent to homes on the Coast  which director Jeremy Frith says uses  oversimplification and biased conclusions. Especially objectionable to Frith  is inclusion of comments by local government officials: "It gives a message  that we're all behind Interfor as our  corporate sugar daddy." The company  responds by calling that "selective  indignation."  JUNE  By June, a long, hoi summer is simmering as the labour front heats up.  Teachers hold a "day of concern" for  education underfunding. The Canadian  Paperworkers Union votes 89 per cent  to reject an offer and walks off the job  over wages and statutory holidays.  In the dog days of summer, strange  events are also occurring in Ihe crime  and punishment area. A young thief in  Gibsons is literally caught with his  pants down after a resident observes the  youth fleeing his property sans appropriate attire. The boy is later discovered  - hiding in a van "extremely intoxicated,"  while his pants are recovered in a driveway.  Meanwhile, developer Hayden Killam is sentenced for the assault of an  electrical inspector after the man is  thrown in the ocean and threatened with  the nozzle of a hose during an incident  at Killam's Secret Cove Marina. "I felt  for my life that day," the inspector tells  the courts. But Killam says the man was  not in any danger: "He was spluttering  away... but he never let go of his clipboard."  On the arts scene, Betty Keller,  founder of the Festival of the Written  Arts, receives a Lescarbot cultural  award while plans for a "Centie of  Excellence" on the Coast, including a  Rockwood expansion, are unveiled.  The question of a working harbour is  once more debated in Gibsons, this time  over Smitty's barge operation, while in  Sechelt, the prospect of a watertront  condo development draws protest and  requests for a park. Parks are also on  the agenda at a Roberts Creek hearing  over expansion of the golf course into  areas of Cliff Gilker Park.  Despite the hot weather, the coast's  water supply holds out admirably.  JULY  Forest companies and loggers are hit  hard by the announcement of a 24 per  cent reduction in 1993 to the Coast's  annual allowable cut, approximately  double the provincial average, after the  chief forester declares old levels of  cutting unsustainable. Many worry  about the potential economic impact.  Meanwhile, a hydrological report  blames logging on the upper slopes of  the Caren for flooding and sedimentation which wiped out 12,000 hatchery  salmon at Lions Creek the previous  winter.  The Ministry of Forests local office  also faces problems. Three men and a  woman from Powell River are arrested  and charged after $10,000 to $20,000  worth of computer equipment, cash and  cheques are stolen from the office.  After Ave weeks off the job, tbe mill  strike ends as paperworkers across the  province accept a deal.  Tbe hot labour climate spills into the  professional arena as Sunshine Coast  doctors are among the first to walk out  after talks break down between the BC  Medical Association and the provincial  government over capping of doctors'  fees. More than 600 appointments in the  Gibsons and Sechelt medical clinics are  cancelled for one day as 27 doctors  walk out  Sechelt band members also stage a  protest with a blockade of tbe Sechelt  PetroCan gas station over the company's policy of charging tax to natives on  1992 - personal triumphs  punctuate a year of protests  and recurring labour strife  --���^:---:N^.��a?Si  quick resolution and marks an era of  increased activism on the part of  younger band members.  In transportation, the Ministry of  Highways pulls oul of a verbal deal to  provide-a temporary link-up of the  infamous "road to nowhere" between  one phase of the Gibsons bypass and  the Langdale ferry terminal. Council  urges the ministry to build the connection.  Anne of Green Gables, under the  direction of Lyn Vemon, opens to rave  reviews, while Roberts Creek .vtist Jack  Harman is chosen to sculpt a peacekeeping monument for Ottawa.  AUGUST  The Chaudiere issue makes an innocent appearance on the Coast as spokes-  people for the sinking of the 367-foot  Restigouche Destroyer promise the  project will attract millions of dollars as  a local diving attraction.  But the argument heats up as environmentalists question the safety of the  project.  Animal rights activists react when  Circus Gatti comes to town, protesting  what they call cruel and inhumane treatment of animals in the show. Despite it  all, the affair is well attended and  enjoyed by many Coast residents.  Up to 8,300 litres of lubricating oils  containing trace amounts of PCBs leak  from containers in a construction site at  Howe Sound Pulp and Paper. The area  was not fenced off and officials suspect  vandalism.  Protesters from the Egmont water  board make the headlines Aug. 17 after  forming a blockade on the access road  to eutblocks near Waugh Lake. The  small group, upset over recent plans by  Terminal Forest Products to log without  consultation, prevent loggers from  going to work. Two weeks after the  protest, the cutting resumes. A Ministry  of Forests hydrologist states logging in  the watershed will not affect supplies.  Tragedy hits Gibsons when a 28-  year-old mother of two, Sheilagh  Guillemene, is found dead in her home  Aug. 1. Her husband, Jean-Marc  Guillemene, is arrested and charged  with first degree murder.  Gibsons also mourns the loss of the  Gibsons Bus. The bus makes its last ran  Aug. 24, succumbing to increased competition from BC Transit  Community projects are celebrated  as the 10th Annual Festival of the Written Arts begins with literary stars  including Peter Gzowski and Pierre  Berton.  The Save the Strait Marathon goes  ahead with significantly increased participation and a monetary goal of  $50,000 in pledges.  The Gibsons Library and Elphinstone Pioneer Museum reduce their  funding and increased demand.  A wounded bear becomes cause for  concern near Gibsons after a resident  sees it foraging near a live trap, panics  and shoots the animal in the shoulder.  Conservation officer Doug Pierce says  "it was all very stupid and unnecessary."  SEPTEMBER  The Chaudiere is bound for Sechelt  after the Artificial Reef Society is successful in raising S40.000 locally to get  the vessel out of the Vancouver docks  for shipping to donated moorage in  Porpoise Bay. A public meeting hosted  by the reef society soon becomes a  battle of research papers. Most appear  convinced of the Chaudiere's merits,  however. That changes somewhat later  in the month when the Sechelt Indian  Band announces its opposition to the  project for environmental, political and  philosophical reasons.  In politics, Gordon Wilson officially  resigns from the SCRD after a year as  absentee director for Pender Harbour,  while Gibsons announces it's not happy  about regional planning changes. It is  pleased, though, at dropping of court  charges by developer Hayden Killam.  In the northern part of the peninsula,  a growing population of bears at the  Pender landfill site is cause for concern,  as are power boaters on Ruby Lake,  which raise the ire of local residents.  Tetrahedron LRUP members are also  fired up - this time about erosion caused  by road building near Gilbert Lake -  while two wildlife experts disagree on  the interpretation of Marbled Murrelet  studies in the area.  In the middle of the month, Coast  fishermen join a protest over native  food fisheries on the Fraser River. Closer to home, the Sechelt Indian Band and  Capilano College pioneer a training  course for native comanagement of  fisheries.  In Gibsons, a revised plan for the  Gibsons pool is accepted by council,  while a Gibsons institution - Ken's  Lucky Dollar grocery - succumbs to  competition and closes shop. Meanwhile, the face of the town begins to  change in other ways as set construction  for the Stephen King movie Needful  Things gets underway.  In Sechelt St. Mary's Hospital is  proclaimed one of the best in Canada by  Chatelaine magazine, which points to  low-risk obstetrics, psychiatric day care  the fastest way between Egmont and  Sechelt is through Vancouver.  OCTOBER  The Constitutional debate raises  strong emotions. At a debate with  off Gospel Rock.  Garden Bay celebrates its 100th  birthday Nov. 23.  The school board negotiates with  teachers over professional development  days. Elsewhere in the province, teachers make noise about striking in an  attempt lo speed up contract talks.  A strike hits the Coast as ferry workers shut down operations Nov. 17. The  illegal strike leaves a bitter aftertaste  with residents, one calling it "an act of  terrorism."  The Stephen King film Needful  Things stirs up controversy with local  churches as the devil's influence over  the town is explored.  MP Ray Skelly butts heads with the  doctors in a televised debate over his  idea for a community-based medical  society. Doctors say the change isn't  necessary and assure residents they will  not opt out of medicare.  Jane Reid wins the seal for Area A  on the regional district.  After several meetings with the band  and environmenlal groups, BC Lands  appproves the Chaudiere sinking Nov.  16.  Meanwhile, Sechell youth seek a  community voice as leens tell council  there is nothing for young people to do  and ask lhal a recreation centre be built.  DECEMBER  Months of debate ends as the  Chaudiere lists on its side and sinks  beneath the waters of Sechelt Inlet. The  Sechelt Indian Band loses an eleventh  hour injunction bid in BC Supreme  Court to prevent the sinking. Band  members hint that may signal the end of  their "good neighbour policy," while  reef society members watch the sinking  with excitement, describing the ship as  and geriatric care as its shining successes.  For the first time, the dreaded C-  word makes an appearance locally, as  Gordon Wilson and Ray Skelly express  differences over the Constitutional  Accord.  Canada Post, meanwhile, does its  best to wreck any good feeling by shuf-  "Yes" proponent MP Ray Skelly, an  audience member questions the Quebec  guarantee: "The power there is not  presented in any kind of democracy that  I know about."  Joe Clark makes a brief appearance  to sooth nerves and promote the "Yes"  ideology. "It's not a French plot" he  says. But it isn't enough as 72 per cent  of Coastal voters and 68 per cent of  those across the country relay the message "no deal" to the federal government.  Locally, four hopefuls vie for the  Pender Harbour seat on the SCRD, with  one candidate suggesting the construction of a prison in the area as a means of  economic development.  BC Hydro announces a pilot project  to test alternatives to pesticide spray  techniques on hydro rights-of-way.  Environmentalists say the move is not  enough and call for a complete end to  pesticide use.  The Sechelt Indian Band continues  to oppose the Chaudiere project. Several members contemplate a blockade  should the sinking go ahead.  The SCRD vows to take Interfor and  the Ministry of Forests to court after  cutting begins on a lS-hectare block in  the Chapman watershed. Says director  Jeremy Frith, "Everybody keeps saying  'uh-huh' but the trees keep coming  down." After cutting on the block is  long finished, the issue is temporarily  settled out of court.  Concern over "loitering youth" in  Sechelt becomes an issue as residents  claim they are being intimidated by  large groups of teens congregating on  the streets. Chatelech teens react calling the accusations unfair.  Conflict resolution programs are  implemented in schools as a survey  indicates a degree of violence occurring  at all age levels. Four incidents involving guns or knives are outlined.  Gibsons RCMP receive an anonymous tip Oct. 29 and arrest in a Gibsons  pizza shop an Edmonton man wanted  on a Canada-wide warrant for the murder of his common-law wife.  NOVEMBER  One month after placing second in  the World Mountain Bike competition,  local cyclist Cymbol Wells is hit by a  car while riding on Highway 101. He  undergoes surgery at Lions Gate Hospital to repair damage to a crushed leg.  Tyler Craig Hergott, 26, of Sechelt  goes missing. Police later stumble upon  $50,000 worth of cocaine in his car and  residence. One week later Hergott's  body is found in the Strait of Georgia  the "Mount Everest of diving."  Later in the month the SCRD  expresses concern about ocean dumping procedures, and requests that Environment Canada seek local government  input before dump permits are issued.  The movie production company for  Needful Things leaves town with a  bang, as technicians blow up the set of  an antique corner store near School  Road. But in the aftermath of the  movie, not all businesses say they're  happy about their dealings with the  company.  An education report reveals a five  per cent drop-out rate among Coast  high school students. Teachers and the  school district settle their problems over  professional development days. A youth  council is advocated for Sechelt by  Mayor Nancy MacLarty.  Rockwood is in danger of losing its  expansion project unless it can come up  with $440,000 needed to buy the  adjoining parcel of land and complete  the deal. A joint proposal with a developer saves the day later in the month.  The Ministry of Forests plans to use  fertilizers on a much smaller area than  the 659 hectares first anticipated after  concerns expressed by downstream  water users and health officials.  Meanwhile, Atlantic salmon escaping into the wild from fish farms spark  fears of competition with their Pacific  relatives. About 80 Coast fishermen  turn out to a Sechelt meeting to discuss  changes taking place in fisheries management, especially those involving  commercial native food fisheries.  Seismologists say the Coast is overdue for earthquakes and tremors, warning that we've entered the "serious risk  zone" for the "Big One."  In its provisional budget, the regional district hints that taxes may be rising  - exactly how much is unknown until  housing assessments come in, but an  extra $1 million in revenue is needed.  Sechelt council announces the  regional district may have to help pay  for the ice arena.  The town's food bank is vandalised  for the third time in the year, as food is  strewn across floor and waste. While in  Gibsons, long-time police chief Ed Hill  is promoted to Staff Sargeant and sent  to Hope.  In Sechelt, employees of the Raven's  Cry Theatre and Tyee Air get an unwelcome Christmas present. Lay-off  notices are sent out with pay cheques  and the theatre shuts its doors Dec. 31  after a history of poor attendance and  financial trouble. community  (iibsons  Elementary  student Aileen  Bryant, 8,  with her  gingerbread  house, one of  many built on  the last day of  school before  the holidays.  Joel Johnstone  photo  rotor fs creek  hy Beverley Shipley  Happy New Year, Creekers.  Following is a look back at  Roberts Creek 1992.  January - Cymbol Wells,  because of his impressive showing as a Novice in mountain  bike racing, has propelled himself over the Sportsman class to  land with pedals flying among  the Experts. Wells, who is still  recovering from a shattered collar bone said "It's going to be  tough" referring to his condition  and competition starting the end  of March.  February - Eclectica Art  Gallery is celebrating Creek  Carnival with its grand opening  this Salurday. Ernie Burnett  donated part of his unique collection of native artifacts to lhe  Sechelt Indian Band museum.  Said Burnett "I'm just giving it  back to the people it really  belongs to."  March - Roberts Creek Ele-  mentary's girls volleyball leam  won, for the second year in a  row, the Invitational Junior  Olympics BC Elementary  School Championship. Amanda  Fallis, Laura Spani, Jennifer  Passmore, Michelle Pelzold,  Jessica Wollen, Heidi Posnikoff,  Erin Oldham, Corina Schneider  and Katie Dewar all won ribbons for their expert playing.  April - Earth Day celebrations at Cliff Gilker Park attracted everything from the Raging  Grannies followed by Graham  Walker to representatives of the  Western Canada Wilderness  Committee and a Terry Jack  video; the whole event being  sponsored by SCRAPS.  May - A large gray whale  was sighted just off the beach  near Marlene Road. Brian Cole  said Ihe big gray was "playing  around for a day" breaching at  low tide on the sand bar.  June ��� The hall is presenting  Chicago blues wilh the John  Watkins Band in a return performance. An application to allow  a pitch and putt golf course in  Roberls Creek which was denied  earlier Ihis year by the SCRD  will go to another public hear  ing, despite protests by residents.  July - Camp Goodtimes for  children wilh a history of cancer  returned to Camp Byng Ihis  year. Artist Jack Harman  sculpted a 10 fool bronze soldier  for the Peacekeeping Monument, scheduled for unveiling in  Ottawa this fall.  August - Creek residents  were surveyed by Tony Wong,  an SFU student asking questions  about current forestry practices  , in.lhis area. The lack of a proper business permit for Ihe Inner  Ear Coffee House brought up  quite a controversy as residents  appear to be against a temporary  permit amendment of the OSP.  September - Thurber Engineering Ltd. presented its  geotechnical assessment of  Roberts Creek at Ihe RCCA  meeiing; as well Centra Gas is  reported to be doing some ditching on a stretch of the bicycle  path; and BC Hydro reps presented reasons for a much-needed and overdue limbing program  for Ihe Creek.  October - October 26 was  voting day for the national refer  endum and Creekers came out in  large numbers to mark Iheir X.  Watersyde Folke presented the  Stoalers, a Celtic rock band, at  the hall for its annual  Hallowe'en bash.  November - John John is  busy rehearsing for 'Sel a Thief  lo Calch a Thief in one of 28  acts performed al Ihe hall by  Driftwood Players' Sunshine  Vaudeville - two uproarious  evenings of music, mayhem and  melodrama. Legion president,.  Britt Varcoe handed over a  cheque in ihe amount of $7,000  to Elphinstone's scholarship  fund, jusl one of many donations  Ihe legion makes ever year.  December ��� Extensive land-  clearing along with large  smokey and smelly air-polluting  fires continue to plague the  Creek. SCRD director Jim Gurney submitted regulations to  control this problem to the board  of regional directors recently.  December 19 and 27 saw large  dumps of snow bringing a white  wonderland to the area and lots  of outdoor fun for students still  out of school for the Christmas  break.  george In gibsons  by George Cooper  Gibsons Legion Branch 109  elected an almost complete  change of executive officers for  1993 al its meeting lasl month.  The new president is Don  MacNeil; firsl vice-president,  Ian Jacob; second vice-president, John Wilson; secretary,  Freda Turner; treasurer, Margaret Dove; and executive officers are Jock Turner, Rob Boll,  Graham Wray, Jakob Klausen  and Phil Dubois. Past president  is Joan Quarry.  Officers elected for 1993  Ladies Auxiliary Branch 109  are president, Pat Schindel;  vice-president, Ethel Harding;  secretary, Liza Dorian; treasurer, Linda Voll; and executive  officers, Liz Batchelor and  Martha Hoi. Pasl presidenl is  Jean Donald.  Continuing Ed  "Watch for the new brochure  out on Jan. 11," says Continuing Education director Vern  Wishlove.  "We have 150 courses for  you lo choose from. Home-  based business, computers, arts  and crafts are a few samples."  And he added "Seniors can  enroll for most courses at 59  percent discount."  Heard These?  A sign in a shop in Bragg  Creek, Alberta: 'Newfie wood  stove. Guaranteed to burn for  four hours.' Framed on the wall  of my host's rest (wash) room is  this immortal verse: 'All of us  folks with septic tanks, give lo  you our heartfelt thanks, for  pulling nothing in the pot, that  isn't guaranteed to rot. (Any  exlra verses from you, Gibsons  council?)  Recycled T-paper. Recycled? How ghastly. But in small  print we read 'recycled from  old telephone books.' Whew!  Words, Words  Check your dog-eared dictionary. Simplistic does not mean  simple, although we, the simple-minded, love lo toss it in to  our conversation. And fulsome  does not mean very full.  Docudrama, a word now out  of theatrical slang, is defined as  a 'fictionalized dramatization  for TV of an actual event or  about a real person' and has  become a very useful buzz  word for CBC-TV to cover up  its shading of truth as depicted,  for instance, in parts of its 'valour and the horror' film.  This film is soon to be  shown again in February, no  doubt expecting an audience  naive enough not to distinguish  fact from fiction.  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Dog owners in the District of Sechelt may purchase 1993 dog license tags at the  Municipal Hall. The license fees are as follows:  Neutered or spayed dogs $8.00  Unneutered or unspayed dogs   $15.00  Senior's discount 50% of license fee  Failure to license your dog may result in impounding of the animal as well as making it  more difficult to identify the owners if it goes astray.  Planning Committee Meeting  The next regular Planning Committee meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 13th  at 9 a.m. at the SCRD Boardroom. All members of the public are welcome.  Committee Meeting Day ��� January  Please note that the regular Committee Meeting day for January is on Tuesday, January  12th. Public Works meets at 9 a.m.; Parks, Recreation & Arena at 10:45 and Finance at  1:30 p.m. Meetings are held in the SCRD Boardroom. All interested members of the  public are welcome.  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Coast News, January 4, 1993  community  sechelt scenario  SEPTIC  SYSTEM  by Deanna Lueder, 885-7365  The year 1993 stretches before us filled  with promise and paved with New Year's  resolutions.  If I hold to my own resolutions I shall be  a pencil-thin and smoke-free saint by the  middle of 1993. Good luck with your resolutions.  It was a beautiful holiday season with the  snow heavy on the cedars yet mild enough to  enjoy long walks.  But now comes the quiel season, sipping  coffee and reading seed catalogues, visiting  Ihe library and bringing home an armload of  books or stretching oul before one's  favourite television show.  But we can't vegetate complelely so here  are just some of the activities resuming or  beginning in 1993.  Spinners, weavers  Today, Jan. 4, at 1 pm the Sunshine Coast  Spinners and Weavers Guild will meet at  davis bay news  Kirkland Cenlre in Davis Bay. Call 886-  2131 or 885-3866 lo leam more.  Seniors  The seniors painting group will be meeting on Jan. 6 at 1 pm at the new seniors hall.  Beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 12, life drawing  classes will resume at the arts centre in  Sechelt.  Anyone interested is welcome. The fee is  $4; bring your own materials. The class runs  from 10 am to 1 pm.  Stamp club  The slump club meets the first and third  Sunday of the month at 7:30 pm at the  Sechelt Library. Call 885-3881 for information.  Choristers  If you enjoy singing, join the Sunshine  Choristers.  New members are always welcome. The  group meets at 7 pm Monday evenings at St.  Hilda's Church in Sechelt.  Summer sailing course offered  Prepare for summer sailing with a basic'  boating course offered by the Sunshine  Coast Power and Sail Squadron beginning  Jan. 12. To register call 886-8645.  Hospital auxiliary gift shop  St. Mary's Hospital auxiliary gift shop in  Sechelt re-opens today al its regular hours.  They are always in need of volunteers as a  lot of effort is required to keep this shop running so successfully.  Magazine contest  Hope you're beginning lo write your  entry to the 1993 Suncoast Magazine contest. A 1500 word manuscript, fiction or  non-fiction will be accepted up to Feb. 15.  For details, pick up a copy of Ihe rules at the  Coast News or come to lhe nexl Writers'  Forge meeiing al 7:30 pm Jan. 13 at Rockwood Centre. All interested people are welcome.  Happy New Year to all.  This Information Series Presented by:  BONNIEBROOK INDUSTRIES LTD.  Septic Tank Pumping Services serving Gibsons,  Sechelt, Pender Harbour areas.  866-7064 (collect)  British Columbia's ~f^���*'\ ���  Children's Hospital  Puttins smiles back where they belong.  by Jean Robinson, 885-2954  Well, did we all survive in  good spirits and health? I certainly hope so. Are all those  well intcnlioned New Year's  resolutions still in place? Let's  hope if you were determined  enough in the first place to make  a resolution that you will be  determined enough to carry it  through.  Kind thoughts  Remember cards and letters  to Hilda Costerton and Kathy  Frenken. Kind thoughts and  smiles mean so much when you  are bedridden. Put a smile in a  card or a letter for these good  people.  Library  The library at the hall is open  Tuesday, Jan. 5 from 6 pm lo  7:30 pm. Story hour starts again  Jan. 6 from 10 am to 11 am.  Community Association  The general meeting of Ihe  community association starts at  1 pm Tuesday, Jan. 12. Rob  Buchan will be speaking. Come  and hear what changes have  occurred in the official community plan.  Day Care  Teddy Bear Day Care has  lots of birthdays this month.  Congratulations to Jonathon,  Julie, Paige nnd Daniel.  Congratulations  Congratulations to F.ihcl  MacKay. LII Finnic and Bonney  Wcllburn who were all prize  winners in Ihe Western Weight  Watchers Club draw Dec. 17.  You outdid yourselves, Davis  Bay people. The display of  lights was awesome, especially  lhe Nelson home's big tree.  New writer  Gretla Avdeeff will be writing Ihis column for the next two  months. Please give her lots of  support because it can't be done  without you. Call her at 885-  5792. Good luck, Gretta.  Christmas Trees chipped  for wildlife rehabilitation  Have your Chrislmas Iree chipped at Ihe Gibsons Park Plaza and  support wildlife rehabilitation on the Coasl.  Starling Jan. 7 and continuing until Jan. 21 the plaza will be sponsoring a Christmas tree chipping service.  The service is available by donation to the Sunshine Coast Wildlife  Rehabilitation Centre. All funds go toward Ihe centre's work here on  Ihe Coast.  A donation box will be available at Ihe dropoff area or you can  make your donation al Ihe service counter at the IGA. The dropoff  area will be signed. Residents are encouraged to bring in their tree any  time between the above dales.  The rehabilitation centre is one cause that might be overlooked by  many because the group has no budgei for frills such as advertising,  say merchants who have come together to sponsor this service.  Chip in/6r  Coast Wildlife  GIBSONS PARK PLAZA  IS SPONSORING A CHRISTMAS TREE CHIPPING SERVICE.  Service is available to coast residents by a  donation to the Sunshine Coast Wildlife  Rehabilitation Centre.  DROP OFF YOUR TREE IN THE LOT IN FRONT OF THE  IGA BEFORE JANUARY 21.  No trees will be accepted after this date.  DONATION BOX ON SITE.  For the finest in area dining  Dining guiDE  Featured Restaurant of the Week  HILLSIDE  SEAVIEW PLACE  682 Hwy 101, Gibson*.  Sun-Thurs ��� 11am- 10 pm  Fri&SatMlam- 11pm  886-2993  RE-OPENING FRIDAY, JANUARY 8  Watch Thursday's Weekender for our weekly specials  FAMILY DINING  Andy's Restaurant - l.unch and dinner special every day. Every  Wednesday night is Prime Rib  Night. House specialties include  veal dishes, steaks, seafood, pasta,  pizza, That food and lots of NEW  dishes. Don't miss Andy's great  Brunch Buffet every Sunday from  11 am - 2:30 pm. Hwy 101, Cibsons, 886-3388. Open Sunday and  Monday 11 am - 9 pm, Tuesday -  Saturday 11 am -10 pm.  The Boat House - Jusl a ferry ride  away in beautiful Horseshoe Bay,  offering daily choices of fresh and  flash frozen seafood from the West,  East and Gulf Coasts as well as a  variety of other specialties. Join us  after 5 pm for dinner or for our  spectacular Sunday Brunch, served  between 10:30 am and 2 pm.  Friendly service in a relaxed atmosphere and fabulous meals are just  some of the reasons you'll keep  coming back. If you have an important rendezvous or a ferry to catch,  please let us know and we'll make  the necessary accommodations. For  reservations call 921-8188. All  major credit cards accepted.  Cafe Pierrot - Comfortable atmosphere with warm, helpful staff.  Homemade pastas, quiches and  daily specials are all prepared with  the freshest ingredients - both  healthful and delicious. Our whole  wheat bread and scrumptious  desserts are baked fresh daily, on  the premises. Outside dining, take  out orders for the beach and cappuccino are available. The Coast's  bistro...as unique as the Coast  itself. Mon-Thurs 9 - 5. Fri & Sal 9 -  9. Closed Sunday. Teredo Square,  Sechelt. Phone ahead for your  lunch! 885-9962.  Dar Lebanon Restaurant ��� Come and  join us for Lebanese cuisine. Lunch  and Dinner features include Chicken, Beef, Lamb and Vegetarian  dishes, Shishkebabs, Falafels, Cappuccino, Espresso and Desserts.  Mon - Sat 10am - 11pm, Sunday  liam - llpm. Fat in or take-out,  Catering for parties and weddings.  Everything we make is made with  love! Cibsons Park Plaza, Hwv  101. at Pratt Road, Gibsons, 886-  3572. Visa and MasterCard.  Licensed.  Held-A-Way Restaurant - Bring the  whole family and join us for great  dining at Ihe Haid-A-Way Restaurant in Cibsons Molor Inn on Hwy,  101 at Park Rd. Our friendly, helpful staff and warm, pleasant atmosphere will add to your enjoyment  of our excellent breakfast, lunch  and dinner menu, which includes a  children's section.We're open 7  days a week, 5:30am ��� 2pm, closed  from 2pm - 5pm with evening  hours 5pm-10pm. Our Sunday buffet (11 am - 2 pm) features a  scrumptious salad bar, with a large  selection of hot and cold dishes  and desserts. Eat to your heart's  content. Don't forget our Friday  night 2 for 1 special 5pm-10pm.  Reservations 886-4501. 50 seats  plus banquet room.  Hillside Family Restaurant Now Open  in Seaview Place, Hwy 101 Gibsons. Family Dining wilh Special  Children's Menu. Relaxed country  atmosphere and reasonable prices.  Our specialties are steaks and burgers, homemade soups, pies and salads, and entres. Daily Specials.  Take-Out available upon request.  Licensed & air conditioned. Open  Sun - Thurs, 11 am - 10 pm. Fri &  Sat 11 am-llpm. 886-2993  NIGHT ON THE TOWN  Jolly Roger ��� Spectacular waterfront  dining in Secret Cove. Lunch and  dinner served seven days a week  from 11:00 a.m. Lunch specials  daily. Dinner menu includes fresh  seafood, chicken, steaks, pasta and  pizza with homemade dough. AU  pies and breads are baked fresh  daily on the premises. A children's  menu is also available. Join us for  Brunch on Sunday from 10:00 a.m.  - 2:00 p.m. Fully licensed. Visa,  Mastercard. Mercer Road, Secret  Cove. Reservations recommended.  .985-71.84.  The Wharf - Open for breakfast,  lunch and dinner seven days a  week. Breathtaking ocean view  and sunsets from every table. Continental cuisine and seafood at its  best. Sunday Brunch from 8 am - 2  pm. Fully licensed and air conditioned. Dinner reservations recommended. Hwy. 101, Davis Bay.  885-7285.  New China Kitchen - GIBSONS  PARK PLAZA, 1100 HWY. 101.  Come enjoy our Gourmet Chinese  Buffet featuring over 16 hot dishes  plus salad bar & dessert. Also featuring a full service menu including Canadian Cuisine. Lunch or  Dinner. Licensed premises, dining  facilities for meetings, banquets  and parties. Hours: Sunday -  Thursday 11:30 am - 9 pm. Friday  & Saturday, 11:30 am - 10:00 pm,  lunch buffet 11:30 am - 2:30 pm,  dinner buffet 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm.  For reservations call 886-3028. Free  delivery from 5 pm - 8:30 pm within 6 km radius. Minimum $15  order. Visa/Mastercard accepted.  Backeddy Pub - Enjoy the natural  beauty of jervis Inlet while tasting  one of our many homestyle specialties in the pub; or the casual  surroundings of our family restaurant. Our "Skookum Burger" is a  challenge to the biggest appetite.  Backeddy Pub - located 1/2 mile  north of Egmont on Maple Road.  Closed Monday and Tuesday. Pub  open noon - closing. Kitchen  hours: Noon - 8:00 pm.  Irvinet Landing Pub ��� Dinner menu  offers a variety of appetizers and  entries featuring local produce and  fresh seafood in a relaxed setting  with ocean view. Average dinner  for two, $30. We're now open 4  days a week - Fri & Sat: Noon -11  pm, kitchen Noon - 9 pm; Sun, &  Thurs: Noon - 10 pm, kitchen  Noon - 9 pm. For the WINTER  MONTHS ONLY, we are closed  Mon., Tues. & Wed. Pender Harbour, 883-1145, Mastercard & Visa.  Fully licensed  FINE DINING  Blue Heron Inn - Located on the  waterfront, enjoy the view of East  Porpoise Bay. Observe the tranquil  ducks and geese or dine by moonlight with a candle at your table.  To savor this superb dining experience, reservations are required for  dinner. Fully licensed. Hours,  Wednesday- Sunday. Lunch 11  am- 2pm, Dinner 5 pm. 885-3847.  Chez Philippe, Retttunnt al Bonniebrook Lodge. ON VACATION  - Re-Opening January 21 at 5:30  p.m. 886-2188  Crttk Houm - Intimate dining and  European cuisme in a sophisticated  yel casual atmosphere. We serve  selections of rack of lamb, duck,  crab, clams, scallops, steaks and  daily specials from a constantly  changing menu. Reservations recommended. Roberts Creek Road  and Beach Avenue - 885-9321.  Open from 6 pm. Thurs. through  Sun. Visa & Mastercard. 40 seats.  El Nino - Dine in the finest ocean  view restaurant in Cibsons 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 entres  include steak, veal, chicken and  lamb. Caesar salad for two and  flambe desserts are prepared at  your tableside Our lunch menu  contains sandwiches and burgers.  Lunch hours. Thurs thru Mon  11:30 - 2:30. Dinner hours: Wed  thru Mon 4:30 - 9:30. CLOSED  TUESDAYS. Visa and Mastercard.  Reservations recommended. 886-  3891.  Ptbbltt ��� On Thi Batch - Dine in a  friendly atmosphere, watch cruise  ships glide by & sample Ihe fine  cuisine of this renowned restaurant. Open 7 day a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Brunch on  Sunday 8-3. Dinner Reservations  Recommended. In the heart of  Sechelt at the Driftwood Inn, Trail  Avenue. 885-5811.  EAT IN TAKE OUT  Emit < Qwtn't Drivt In - Take oul, or  delivery. Pizza, dinners, salads,  burgers, chicken, desserts, drinks,  ice cream. Free home delivery  within 4 miles, after 5 pm only, on  $10 minimum orders. Small charge  for orders under $10. Hwy. 101.  Gibsons. 886-7813. 10  Coast News, January 4,  1993  I  Going Away  on Vacation?  Your Secret's  Safe With Us  Leave your cares at home with us.  M/Animal Care  Mali Clearing and Forwarding  Indoor Plant and Yard Maintenance  tegular Home Check or Live-in Service  CALL SHAJtON 885-2228  firCwta* Hwe - WtdA  ^r IttiMMOiiaW  BONDED LICENSED INSURED  Bi-|pch��lCo��ltToCoitt   community  HELPING THE WORLD  WRITE NOW  Stll-tuttlcltncy through literacy  In the developing world  For inlormation, ell I aW-661 CODE  Pender Harbuur I .inns  president Chris Shepherd  presents Fred Hunsche, Jr.,  with a 20" Magnasonics  culuur IV wilh built-in video.  Hunsche won the TV the day  before Chrislmas in a raffle,  held at Taffy's in Madeira  Park, which raised $1250 for  local charities.  Keith Thirkell pholo  NEW?  On the Coast  Baby  Bride or bride to be  Have we visited YOU yet?  We have Gifts to welcome you.  CALL  US!  Helen Milburn        886-8676      Ruth Bulpit 885-5847  Nan Nanson 886-3416     Rosemarie Cook 885-5821  Tuesday Nights doors  _   i ueaoay mums ooors    ���p=rj __rs J   ,0 open 5:30 Bingo ai 7.151  Closed Sundays  CRIB NIGHT  THURSDAYS  8pm SHARP  Election Meeting  Wed, January 10  7:30 pmlDoor Prize  3064 Lower Road ��� 886-9984  haltmoon happenings  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  In this, Ihe first issue of the  year 1993, I would like to wish  all our readers and friends Ihe  very best of wishes, good heallh  and happiness.  The hubbub of Christmas and  New Year are behind us for yel  another year, but it is amazing  how quickly Ihe years seem lo  puss nowadays, I hope you all  enjoyed the festive season with  family and friends and lhal you  didn't eat too much!  Jusl before Chrislmas many  of us from Halfmoon Bay had to  drive into Sechelt this year for  the Halfmoon Bay School  Christmas Concert, Ihe reason  being lhat Ihe gym at our own  school is not big enough for the  number of kids performing and  for their families and friends.  There was, however, plenty  of room at Chatelech where all  enjoyed a fantastic show in  which every child in llie school  and kindergarten had a part anil  the chance to perform on stage.  Ii was a frightening experience  for some and a glorious moment  for others.  Each child played his/her pari  wiih enthusiasm and all learned  lines and music well, thanks  mainly lo Ihe dedicated teachers  and helpers who had worked  by Lynn Mees  I hope this column finds you happy and healthy  in the New Year, 1993 and that this column finds  you through all this wondrous snow.  Isn't it beautiful? I guess the only part I don'l  like is that usually between Christmas and the New  Year, it's a fun time lo visit friends and people you  don't see very often.  Meanwhile back at the cabin in the woods covered with snow we lell stories, draw pictures and  eat strange concoctions.  When the cupboards get bare, you have to get  creative.  Christmas part a success  The annual Christmas parly was a delicious success and the food was really quite exceptional. We  got off lo a lale start awaiting the arrival of fellow  friends. Santa came bringing sacks of packages for  the children.  He really knows what his friends in Egmont  like.  Thank you  A big thank you to the Pender Harbour liquor  store for the panda bears. The little ones really  liked Ihem.  Thank you to the neighbours who helped Calvin  the rabbit gel home and hopefully he didn't eal loo  many of the perennials oul of Ihe surrounding gardens.  Happy birthdays  Happy January birthday lo Krista Silvey, Crystal White, Emily Grey, Ron Kushner, Daniel Grey,  Bob Rivard, Gunnar Jgerdin, Kelly and Rob  Kniepkamp and Bruce Hillhouse.  hard for weeks to get il all  together.  Everyone involved was worthy of hearty congratulations for  a job beautifully done, but special mention must be made of  the one who wrote, directed and  produced 'Where in llie world is  Santa', namely Janet Amberg.  She had Ihe full co-operaion  of Ihe parents who were responsible for the fabulous costumes,  of the teachers who coached  their particular classes, of Barbara llatley who conducted the  choir and of young Lissa  Amberg who played piano.  Then there were the people  responsible for the wonderful  stage settings and the sound system - it all got together beautifully for the show.  There were Ihose who had  character parts, all of whom did  a great job, They were Adam  Richards, Kim Bruce, Aaron  Hatley, Melissa Williams, Ashley Hales. Jessa Plynn, Aaron  Harvey, Jesse Dickenson, l.ind-  sey Vognn, Sarah Poster, Tanya  Davis, Connor McKenru, Chrls-  sy lllalky, Olivia l.eslideau and  Tristan I.eKoux.  Haiti.' Winners  The lucky winners of Ihe  Halfmoon Bay branch of Ihe  Hospital Auxiliary Christmas  rallle were as follows: Alice  Halford won lhe rug; Ruth Forrester the hand-knll sweater; and  Belly Calli, lhe ceramic plate.  Congratulations to all of us. It's  nice to win a raffle now and  again, especially when you consider the number of tickets one  purchases at Ihe Christmas season.  The first meeting of lite year  for the auxiliary will be Monday, Jan. 11 at 10 am in the  Welcome Beach hall.  Some new members are  badly needed. There musl be  many new residents in Ihe area  who have not yel made many  friends. This is a wonderful  opportunity for folks of all ages,  both male and female, to join  the auxiliary.  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If you wt:r�� ;iclvertisinr| tier  you'd be reariinn about  yourself - And so would  ��� :uri-ylioily else  CONCRETE SERVICES  HOWE SOUND BRICK fi BLOCK^  Commercial S, Residential Masonry  ���FIREPLACES ��� CHIMNEV8  I ��� TILE ��� NIMBLE  Brad Krintila   888-2480 j  If you were advertising lier  you'd Ii** reading .ihoiii  yourself - And so would  everybody else  I-VZIA1UTH EXCITING  ��� Land Clearing 8 Development  ��� Excavating ��� Trucking  ��� Subdivisions  We otler a lull line of  Service* with our  HITACHI EXCAVATOR  Our Customer Service is  prompt with professional  work at competitive rates  V Ken Blrkln ��� 885-7487�����Cell. 671 -6411J  PROPANE INC.  ��� Auto Propane  ��� Appliances  ��� Quality B.B. Q's  885-2360  Hwy 101. across St.  Irom Big Mac's. Sechell  SECHELT FIRE PLACE  & GAS CENTRE  DIRECT  DRYWALL  SYSTEMS  Residential ��� Commercial  BOARD  1 APE        STEEL STUDS ��� T-BAF1 ��� CUSTOM CF. 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Electrical & Plumbing  Residential ��� Commercial  Water Healers ��� Electric Heat  Conlrado-a Ue Ua mt.  886-3344  If yoti vuiM i* iHlui;rtisinf| liei  you'll  !��*��� iir.iilonj  .iliout  yoitrv>elf   -  Ami  so  vjooIiI  Mackenzie Excavating Ltd.  Land Clearing & Development  Cam Mackenzie  MHOOFINO SHCIALItTt ��� LIAR MFAinl  -LOaUNCO- WHIKLY1IAD ATTIC VINT1  * keeps vcajaa home ccax <N BuMaKia  ��� PREVENTS CONDENSATOJ IN WNtER  BBS LICENSED S INSURED  FREE EQTiMATU  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST  ______  If v" were :i��lut'rts*>sfn| lursa;  yois'll ���>���' ri-;ifliilf|  .alaaaaal  yourself - Antl so vuoultl  ��*u��*rvl��o��ly ��:!���>.: Coast News, January 4, 1993  community  MON TIME HT. FT  0355 13.1  4   0745 12.0  MO   1235 14.0  2035 3.5  FRI TIME HT FT.  0625 16.4  8   1130 11.4  FR   1610 14.2  2330 1.0  TUES TIME HT.FT.  0440 13.9  5   0855 12.2  TU   1320 14.0  2120 2.5  SAT  TIME HT.FT.  0655    15.7  9    1215     10.7  SA   1710     14.1  WED TIME HT. FT.  0515  6   0955  WE   1415  2205  14.6  12.1  14.0  1.7  SUN TIME HT FT  0015 1.5  10   0725 15.9  SU   1305 9.9  1805 13.8  REFERENCE: Point Alklnson    ��������*��-���.  Pacilic Standard Tim*  ���HURS*TIME: HT.FT  0550 15.1  7    1045 11  TH   1510 14.1  2245 1.1  Naarew.add  ���K.n ol'laa  Mid 7 mln. hjf MB*. It ol t��IL  Tide Tables Courtesy of  New Year's resolutions: tune in to the  process of change rather than results  by Jane Seyd  "I will lose ten pounds."  "I will get a promotion at  work."  "I will work ceaselessly for  planetary peace and care for the  environment."  New Year's resolutions are  fine for some people. But Mary  Pinnigcr, a registered clinical  counsellor who operates a private practice in Sechell, says  they're not really her thing.  "I actually don't believe in  New Year's resolulions," says  Pinniger, "...which doesn't  Kids & Tobacco  It's a crime.  HOME IMPROVEMENTS  mature, rwliubln, ��'��onoiiiU:al  interior ��� exterior  CUSTOM PAINTING  seniors ilistounl ��� free estimates  885-8895  fr -.CONTOUR  f =��    DESIGN  Ilk    ���_* Quality Supply & Installation   "*'  I -"**���**,-   -     Ceramic Tile, Carpet & Blinds  ^SHOWROOM 851 HWY. 101 ��� GIBSONS ���  D.C. ��� PH/FAX: 886-3191  MARINE SERVICES  COTTRELL'S MARINE SERVICE  Tht Sunthlnt  Cent's Evinrude  Dealer  FEATURIK6:  THE AU NEW  SPITHM SERIES  mEl/IPRUDE  Mill  RUDE  COTTRELL'S I  88B-3005  PRECISE  PAINTING & PIASTER  ��� Complete Cuatom Painting  ��� Stuecdi.     .  ��� All Ph��ses<rf Drywall  ��� Journeyman Workmanship  '   ���: j.  . ajf ' '  V  free Estimates  B^  mccaneer  Marina a Resort Ltd  Located in Secrel Cove 885-7088  MARINE SPECIALISTS 21 years  PARTS - SALES - SERVICE -REPAIRS  K 4 C Tftiritioglass!,__. \fiQ2li ���  Cobra Boats now  ^H   . v�� - V^V ���**  In-Stock  OUTBOARDS  I  If v" wen; ncluertisinc] here  yoss'sl lie reiiclintj about  yourself - And so would  eueryliotly else  Commercial/Residential   Fully Guaranteed  ftOOMMSKW *52*JS*  The compete nolng ptoteuiorwis  Specialists  886-0920  INSULATION  MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES  RB Appliance Service  RANDY BULL  Certified Technician  ��� DOMESTIC APPLIANCE REPAIR ���  885-6097 or Pager Toll Free 1 -978-1879  If yon were .~icli/ei tisiixj here,  yon'tl tie reading ahout  yourself - Anil so would  everybody else  Q  - Ben Ii Blown - Commercial ���  ��� Residential ��� New * Existing ���  886-8741  GIBSONS: 886-0225   SECHELT: 885-6422  ^ % Punt U Hid, Ot Siti %Mmt*t _  LANDSCAPING  S & G TREE SERVICE  I^^J^ToppIng ��� Trimming ���Pruning ��� Brush CMpptr  sWfc Dangar Trw Removal  STIHL  Chainsaws & Trimmers  ineiin I don't believe in people  having goals."  The problem with mosi such  resolutions, she says, is lhal they  involve trying lo reach an ideal  as defined by the outside world,  and don't have much to do with  getting to know who we really  are and what we really want to  be doing.  "We end up hating ourselves  for falling short of who we think  we are supposed to be," Pinniger says.  First, a bit of background:  In the beginning, says Pinniger, we start out with an  "authentic self." Bul in Ihe process of growing up and making  a living, we often get separated  from thai: "We have to control  or learn lo repress parts of ourselves," she says. "We develop  an ideal of whal we need to be,  to be loved and approved of,"  Many of those ideals are  attached lo different roles we  play in our lives: the good  molher, Ihe productive employee.  "A lol of us are slrivers,"  says Pinniger. "...There's lots of  us who don't really know who  we are inside."  Part of the reason we like lo  remember when  Mary Pinniger  have structures and limits and  clearly defined goals - like those  expressed in New Year's resolutions - is "it makes life predictable...it's safe then," says  Pinniger.  It's not lhat the goals themselves are right or wrong, she  stresses. But il's important lo  have a sense of who you are and  whal you're worth outside of  them.  Most resolulions deal wilh an  end result or a change in  behaviour. Pinniger says she  prefers to emphasize Ihe process  of change instead.  For her own New Year's ritual, Pinniger says she chooses a  word to guide her thoughts during the year. One example was  "compassion."  "I believe there's some  power in giving your subconscious a message," she says,  although "it's not like I go to  bed and think about my word.  "It isn't like I can fail. II isn't  a standard I'm setting for  myself. It's a process."  Despite her thoughts on New  Year's resolutions, Pinniger  believes it's still important to  recognize lhe changing year  with some kind of personal ritual, which makes intangible  change more physical. "For me  il's an honouring of my pasl  year," she says, which allows  her lo reflect and set the tone for  the year ahead. Il's also usually  something to be celebrated with  friends, she says: "Part of tilual  is sharing with a communily."  Recognizing transitions  makes a person an active part of  the change, she says: "Il's so  easy just lo be a passive participant in life."  5 YEARS AGO  ll was another balmy day Jan.  1, 1988 as swimmers frolicked  in the waters of Davis Bay during Ihe fourth annual Polar Bear  Swim. Fifty hardy souls defied  hypothermia, as an estimated  500 spectators came out to witness the event. Highland piper  John Webb, in full regalia,  escorted the swimmers to the  water's edge with first prize  going to Colin Dionne.  The 10:30 am ferry sailing  from Langdale to Horseshoe  Bay and the return sailing at  11:30 am have been discontinued as of Dec. 31,1987.  10YEARS AGO  The Village of Gibsons  assumed its new status as a  'town' by reaching a population  of over 2600 and will be hosting  an open house to celebrate the  fact.  An arbitration award giving  teachers in School District 46 a  three percent across the board  salary increase was announced  last week.  15 YEARS AGO  The protracted BC Telephone  Company strike became more  than just a male operator on the  telephone lines when a sign  marked 'No Telephone Service  Ship to Shore - BC Telephone  Labour Dispute' was posted on  one of the ships on the Horseshoe Bay/Langdale run.  20 YEARS AGO  Furious rain starting before  Christmas Day, covering 32  hours, amounted to 3.95 inches  which helped already high  stream flows to increase into torrents, creating considerable  damage.  25YE^VRSAGO  Hartley Dent, NDP candidate  for the new federal riding of  Coast/Chilcotin was getting  around the Sunshine Coast last  week to meet people. Apart from  attending several short meetings,  Mr. Dent visited the Canadian  Forest Products pulp mill at Port  Mellon.  30 YEARS AGO  School children in the  Roberts Creek area returned to  their school January 3, which  was rebuilt following Ihe fire  that destroyed the former  $60,000 building and its contents last July 29.  35 YEARS AGO  Electronics is helping the  Japanese fisheries industry  enlarge the scope of its operations and increase its calch.  Boals of only two or three tons  are being modernized with electronic equipment.  Let's all make 1993  a Better Year.  HELP THE  Thrifty's  GIBSONS  Donation*   IH-24H er Bea III  We've Got The  Why buy, when we've  got your number?  LOW COST FAX  TRANSMISSION  SERVICE  886-7725 or 885-3954  ��� Send or receive  ��� Local, national,  international  ��� Reasonable rates  ��� Confidential service  For more information  call 885-3930 or 886-2622  COAST^NEWS  Coiice Lane Cowrie St.  Gibsons Sechelt  CLIP & SAVE  O bc ferries Schedule  HORSESHOE BAY - LANGDALE  EARLS COVE-  Leive Earii Cow  SALTERY BAY  Leave Saltery Bay  5:45 am     3:30 pm Coast News, January 4, 1993  13  Tahv Advantage of oxir Newu Classified Ad Special  JFtmitTT your- cl&ssifi&cl cid *5 times  carvel f*a,y for- only 2 times/   Coast News (Monday  Classified Deadline:  NOON FRIDAY  Gibsons &  Sechelt Offices  VESTERINTERIORSJ  "V  ��� Project Management  ��� Drafting Sertrfcat  ��� Painting  ��� Paper Hanging  BILL 886-3463  I    Homes &  Property  Industrial lot in Gibsons, 52x149.  866-7453. ��3w  Wanted: Undeveloped lot $17,000-  Pnvately Langdale to Pender. 885-  4676  Ken  Qlbsons view lot on Wildwood  Cresc. $75,000.980-5412     tw  By craftsman/owner: New 3-5  bdrm. home on sunny, private t  acie In Pender Harbour.Solid pine  doots and kitchen. $178,000 -  belore carpets, no GST. 663-2862.  TFN  Pender Harbour - level easy build  lot in Garden Bay. Lake view, septic, water, driveway complete,  ���live by at Lot 50, Harboui Peak  Dr. $55,000.863-2667.       ��2w  NRS GIBSONS REALTY LTD.  MORTGAGE UPDATE  6 mo,  1 yr. I 2 yr.  3yr.  4yr. 5yr,  1.20    1.70    (.20    ��.7B    10.00  Mifor Bank Prime Rata 7.25%  For ��� complimentary mark*!  ���valuation of "your property'  Call  Jerry Ridgewell  Your Resident Realtor  886-2277  7 Love To Sell Real Estate'  CLASSIFICATIONS  1.   Home a Property  TN  2.    Births  J,   Obltiiorka*  4. In Mensorlaiii  5. Think You  1.    Personal  GREAT)  7.    Announcement  1.    Recreation  t.    Weddings a  ���JDEA/  Engagement*  10. Loet  11. Found  12. Pete a Livestock  11. Music  ������  14. Trevel  _^_^_^  11. Wanted  aaa_  10. Free  IT. QerageSelee  m  11. Barter*Trade  10.  Bet and Bnaaktaet  10. AppHancee  11.  ForR*nt  20. Furniture  21. Forget*  12.  11.  Commerolal tor Rent  E nt#rtfl niriMt  22. Heavy Equipment  M.  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At Your Service  FITNESS FOR FREEl  7:30 pm every Mon. eve. at Fitco,  743 North Rd., Gibsons. This Is  your chance to get your fitness  piogiam started with STEP aerobics. NO CHARGE - just call to  reserve your step. 686-4606. TFN  Joe Walker  885-2235 or 885-7818  If you are thinking of buying  or selling orowcrty anyioiure  on the Sunshine Coast and  want a \vofessional who will  really work for your interests,  vlease give me tt call  p.V. aWn  f\nC-    Ccnlu.y Wesl  I \) V-J    Rrally lid.  1560 sq.ft. 3 yr. old rancher in W.  Sechelt, close to comei store and  school. 3 bdrm., 2 baths, living rm.,  family rm., 2 car garage with opener, lenced yard, $144,900. 885-  4421. No agents please.     *1w  For Sal* by Builder  Last chance to purchase this beautiful quality home for $179,900.  Price goes up Jan. 1 to $185,000.  834 Tralee fl. Open house Sundays 1-3. Ctaig 01 Heather 886-  2352. ��1w  Private Sale. O'Shea Road. Asking  $134,000.4 yr. old 3 bdim rancher, 60x140 lot. 8864695.       1w  Wanted: first mortgage of $10,000  on home. Interest negotiable. 686-  3580. 4cn  ANDERSON REALTY  ��� Recreation ��� Retirement  ��� Relocation  FREE  CATALOGUE  6686 Cowrie St., Box 1218  Sechelt, BC, VON 3A0  aas-32it fax ees-jew  Van. Tell Free 084-aoie  GIVE YOURSELF A TREAT  Craniosacral, Shiatsu, Polarity,  Reiki. 20 yrs. prolessional bodywork practitioner offers pain relief  and relaxation. Usha 686-2750.  ���3w  Reward for Information on sale,  transport, location or owner of 75  kw hydro-electric system sold by  Berube (Britannia), stoied by  McDonald (Garibaldi). Call 591-  2124 (Surrey). ��1cn  SOMETHING DIFFERENT  FOR CHRISTMAS  Gift certificates tor fishing - diving  or tours up to 8 people. 6 hr trip on  36' vessel $400 - coffee and lunch  included. Tickets valid till March 31  1993. For more into call Peter,  Halfmoon Bay Charters. Pager  885-5111 or 1 -230-8527 cellular.  tw  LESLIE ELLETT  DANCE CLASSES  for children age 3 to 10 yrs. Space  In new session beginning January  5/93, Gibsons United Church Hall.  886-8044. 11 w  Di. Vineyard Choy Dental Olfice,  Gibsons. 886-7630. H1w  BROOKS & MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.  Benjamin Moore Paints |  trav/romnaanl  friendly Paints     rf'  ��1 All Colours 0/    ","  the Rainbow  ...including Qreeri<  Bill Wood  SECHELT  A Bus. 885-29231  Res. 885-50581  Roberts Creek acreage, 5.65  acres. Southern exposure, privacy  S some ocean view. Private sale.  No agents please. 885-5466.1cn  Cleared, 2.2 acres with ocean  view, Soames Point area.  $140,000,886-3360. TFN  752 Hwy. 101,50x266 lot, 3 bdrm,  older house, $165,000.686-9049  ss  Lasqueti Island 20 acre organic,  homestead, gardens, orchard,  1400 sq. It. home. $135,000.  Phone 474-5935. ss  1/2 acre lot Lohn Rd, Redrooffs,  We buy beer bottles and beer  controlled subdivision, $49,500.1 -  cans, paying 80 cAtoz. 886-9039.  2284680. SS TFN  WOMEN SURVIVORS OF  CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE  Support and education group. 12  weeks, Max. 8. Starts Jan. 5.665-  2972. 1cn  EXPLORING INTIMACY  AND SEXUALITY  When one partner is the survivor ol  childhood sexual abuse. Eight  week series, max. 3 couples.  Starts Jan. 7. Into: 685-2972. ten  Mary Kay has the latest colours lor  lall! Everything you need to create  a more beautilul you. Also an  exciting line ol fragrances, body  mousse, and powders. Great ideas  lor Christmas gilts! Call Yvonne  Valancius. 886-4643. ��1w  Does someone in your lamily have  a drinking problem? Call Al-Anon  886-9903, 885-7484, 686-9059.  Al-Ateen 686-2565. NC  Honda 200 4 track Quad $3000  O.B.O. 6850926 2w  SUNSHINE COAST ARCHERY  Complete archery supplies PSE  and Alpine bows gift certificates  available. We make sure your  equipment is right lor you. 14 yrs  experience. Open by appointment,  Dave Estergaard. 685-5050   1w  Small white male cat, yellow eyes,  limps on rear leg, missed at Burton  Road area. 886-3833 or 886-3714.  1cn  Girls small suede purse around  Wilson Creek IGA containing  Christmas money. Phone 885-  3122 or 885-6306. Icn  Keys on a leather tab/ring.  Reward. 686-3266. men  2 kittens found on Hanson and  Rbts Ck Rd. 1 resembles Siamese,  1 tabby about 4 months old. 885-  3307. If not claimed within a week,  free kittens to give away.  1w  Golden Lab, approx. 1 yr. old  male, found near Reed S North  Rd. 886-4660. ��1w  Fern, tabby kitten, 4-5 mo. old  found Christmas eve. near Lower  Rd. 5 Cheryl Ann Park Rd. 886-  4522. ��1w  Found on trail in Porpoise Bay  area - camera lens. 8854575.H w  12.Pets  and Livestock  Billy Goat for sale (or trade). Bush  clearer $45 O.B.O. 883-2754 Sen  SCOTTISH TERRIER PUPPIES  Ready to go by Dec. 16. $350,  885-9643 1w  Boxer cross puppies ready lor  Christmas to good homes. First  vaccinations, wormed. $125.885-  9015. 1cn  Would you like a friendly 8 yr. old  Cocker Spaniel on a part time  basis when owners are away?  ���FREE VACATION VIDEO'  Book your international trip with  Incentive Travel and you'll receive  a complimentary video of your  travel destination or an alternative  choice. Call Bill at INCENTIVE  TRAVEL, 865-5984 or 1-921-  8131. Bam - 10 pm, 7 days a  week. 4w  Wanted ��� mountain bike lor 6' person, 16 speeds (-wr-), $250: snow  shoes and boots. Call alter 4pm.  885-4503. 11 w  Cash paid for anything old. Tin ad  signs, clocks, working or not, pocket watches, furniture, jewellery,  etc. 886-3905. 2cn  Weekend house exchange, my  comfortable 2 bdrm townhouse for  your waterfront home. Prefer  Sechelt Inlet. North Delta, 20 minutes from Vancouver. 597-6425.  ��1cn  APPEAL FOR HELP  liom the Port Mellon Men's Recovery House. The Mowing items are  desperately NEEDED: Cooking  pots and pans, soup bowls, mixing  bowls, dean men's winter clothing,  men's toiletries, Xmas decorations  and lights (indoor or outdoor), VHS  tapes, cassette tapes. Contact Port  Mellon Recovery House lor pickup.  864-0099. All donations are tax  deductible. ten  Exc. tenants with references  require house for Dec. 31. Dianna  886-9406. ten  VW camperized van in very good  running condition. Phone evenings  885-4503. 1��  Printer lor Mac computer (reasonable) 686-2622 (ask for SueVTFNs  Trailer suitable for 1 person, to  occupy Oct. thru Dec. 886-9563  TFNs  RB  Appliance  Service  RANDY BULL  Certified Technician  DOMESTIC APPLIANCE  ��� REPAIR ���  885-6097  or Pitgor I oil FrM  .      1-978-1879  30' Moffat stove, brown $225.686-  0993. 2cn  Admiral fridge, excellent condition,  5'2'x30', golden yellow, $250.  Phone evenings 885-4503.   1cn  Yellow Inglis dishwasher, 2 spd, 5  cyl, scour wash, good cond. $240.  886-8774. 2cn  30' Kenmore elec. range, will  deliver. $100. 686-2622 ask lor  Bill. TFNs  New tire chains, 14', in carrying  case, cost $95, asking $60; Rrvier-  ra electric furnace ��� forced air, 1 yr.  old - offers. 886-981S.        I3w  48' x 330' of prime low bank waterfront in Gibsons Harbour near  Gibsons Marina. House needs  tepair but could be fixed up for  recreational or rental use. Property zoned Tourist Commercial (C-2).  Double garage plus storage shed.  $189,600. Phone Jenniler 1-669-  7070. ss  886-7963.  lie  BARK  MULCH  by container  load  886-7033  Sunshine Coast Hospice says  Thank You to Martin and Evelyn  Flynn and the many volunteers  who made 'Lights of Life' a reality.  And a special thanks to all who  stopped at the tree in Trail Bay  Mall to light a light and celebrate a  life, a love, a friend. Hen  Chlchako Ranch  Gourmet Honeys, vinegars and  pepper jellies make great gills.  Delivery available 686-7659   2w  Adult children of Alcoholics or dysfunctional families please call 686-  3849 or 685-4622 lor help.  NC  Are you a woman in an unhappy  relationship, d.o you need to talk?  Call the Sunshine Coast Transition  House for confidential 24 hi. seivice. 685-2944. TFN  HAY RIDES!  Winter rates for horse rentals and  western riding lessons. Gift certificates available. 886-2205.    2cn  African Pigmy Goats. Does, bucks,  kids. Excel, pets and bush clearing. 863-2990 ss  SPCA SPAYING PROGRAM  Contact Then S Now Furniture,  699 Highway 101, Gibsons. 886-  4716 or Martee Fashions.    NC  Help reduce the pet over-population problem - spay or neuter your  pet. NC  l��kn*a|Atpi*MO*a*ao)*iT?  illusions Restaurant has Ml  fadllbes lor large or small  r/oups- Banquet or.  a-la-carte menu available.  For mora rtottratkxi cal  8660900.  four life Is in your hands.  Palmestry and I Ching readings by  Dometria. For inquiries and  appolntmenti please call 885-  0261. 2cn  To all rrry Iriends 4 family;  To those who shared my happiness, To those who shared my  sorrow, To those who still are here  today, To those who'll be here  tomorrow, To those who chared  my hopes tnd dreams, To those  who saw them through, To thou  who shared my tragedes.  Tins greeting goes to you.  To those I hold within my head, To  thote I love so dear, We wish you  Merry Chnstmas and a happy sate  New Year. Here's to thee In '93,  LoveValJCnelsey.        Hen  C.AM.E.O. Singles Club. Dinners,  dancing, crib, hikes. 886-3354,  2cn  ���SMZILIAN-TRADES  Exclusive Chrislmas Gifts  from South America  Detailed Slone Sctilimires  VVood Carvings & Batik.  Silver, Cryatal !t Ccm.  Raw Slone. (Qiualtz, elc.)  Agate & Amethyst Geodes  Obelisk. Ic Spheres on  Various Rock.  Pollatted Agate Coaster  Book End Set.  Exquisite Clay Amazon Poller)  Christines Specials  10% -10% Selected Items  Wbole.sk Prices -No GST  Hours: Tiles. Ir Wed. I ��� 4:S0 pm  Thura. Fri ft Sal 10 am - 4:30 pm  M�� Nome Rd. lofT Miaon Rd I  WesUecheh ��� MI.5I7J  Piano Tuning  repairs, appraisals  ; Kca Dalgleish  886-2843  Planning a garage sale? Need  more ilems? Call me, 885-0338.  2cn  1509 Thompson Rd., 10 am Sat. &  Sun. men  18. Barter  and trade  1969 Buick GS California It's  match 350 Auto, Nds bodywork  otherwise mint. Swap for best 4X4  valve $2000.886-7227      TFN  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  685-7663.24 hour line.    TFN  Ptychlc Reading tor tpptxntment  ptMte message 665-4863 Kalaw-  na 1*  MtaM are a guitar duo available to  play instrumental music suitable  for all occasions. 886-9747 lor into  ordemotape. icn  Piano, like new-683-2329    ss  COASTLINES MOBILE MUSIC  to book your dance musk: call 884-  5430. ��4w  Sunshine piano closed till Jan. 10,  1993.885-3168. Hen  Fostex X-15 Portable recorder,  power supply, lootiwitch, operating case, manual, $260. Roland  TR-505 Programmable, rhythm  composer, two Midi cables, manual, $215. Roland MSQ-100 digital  keyboatd recorder, two Midi  cables, manual, $170. Portable  artist easel $15. Also art instruction  tnd reference books. John 885-  9267 1w  CONVIRTINO  TOGAS?  GE, Jenn-Air,  MaaicChef&  Caloric  GAS RANGES  of' ovailoW* or  ���ICMIIT  PUINITOMUND  Sunshine Coast Hwy,  Sechell  885-5756  Christmts gifts!?! Give yout  lavourite poem or quotation, laser  printed in script! ConlW-Mitlal StK-  rt*trttlS*tvk��i*��-4740  1w  Men who would like lo  learn to sing and read music.  Sound Waves Chorus, under  the direction of lyn Vernon is  starting special sessions in  January, Tuesday evenings.  For more information call  886-0995.  Prlwl* Counselling  For individuals, couples and families. Foi appointments call Maty  Lang 886-6916. 1w  COMPLIMENTARY  LIMOUSINE SERVICE  Book a minimum 7 day cruise with  Incentive Travel and we'll provide  complimentary Limousine Service  trom Horseshoe Bay to the airport  and return as wen. We can match  and better most advertised cruise  Prices. CaH Bar of Incentive Travel  885-5984 or 1-921-8131, 6 am to  10 pm, 7 days a week.        4w  G.E. side by side refrigerator/  freezer, white $350.863-90901W  Kenmore while 17 cu.fl. 2D FF,  $579; Admiral white 15 cu.fl. 2 DR  FF. $399; Whirlpool almond 14  cu.fl. FF, $439; McClary H gold  slove 30', $279; GE white dryer,  $239; Hotpoint port, DW almond,  $249; Viking H gold stove, $249;  Kenmore 24' white stove, $249;  Inglis dryer, $249; Inglis Liberator  2 spd 3 eye washer, $369; Moffat  built-in dishwasher, $249; Simplicity port, dryer (120v), $189; Kenmore 2 sp., 3 eye, auto, port,  washei $369; and more. All  recond. with 90 days to 2 years  warranty, parts and labour Phone  Bjorn 885-7897 or Corner Cupboard 885-4434 2w  Modern attractive dining suite  table, 2 leaves. 8 chairs, 3 display  cabinets and curio cabinet. Birds-  eye maple, cream upholstery,  smoked-glass and brass. $6,000 in  1968, now only $2.600.886-4620  lw  Futon love-seat and chair, lolds  out lo double bed $325.686-8561  1w  JltcK and Wow  TwwiUiM  SALE  "Happy New  Year to All"  689 Haw 101. Gibsons 688-4716  Compliinarrtary Facial  Personalized skin care program  customized for youi skin type. Dermatologist-tested. Call today lor a  Iree consultation, Gloria Fritz, independent Mary Kay beauty consultant. 885-5715 #1w  Large Mock Orange bush to be  removed. 865-1960. #1w  RED fridge, free for pickup. 885-  3876. ��1w  3 yr. old black Lab, neut. male - to  good home. 885-0944.       ��1w  2 single beds $50 each. 1 dble  $75,1 f/p insert $150.886-97411var  6 pee. dining rm. suite, antique  while, exc. cond., $400 OBO. 865-  8849. ��1w  Large, sturdy, old, colonial chesterfield and chair, maple trim, suitable  for family room and children or for  re-upholstering, $200; small old  oak washstand and dresser to  refinish. 686-9775. 1cn  USED FURNITURE FOR SALE  Items reduced by 10% every 14  days. Dishwasher $205; overhead  range (gas) $395; couch $65; rectangular coffee table and 2 end  tables $115 set; various sitting  chairs $40 and up; teak wall unit  $225; manual typewriter with table  $50; queen size waterbed complete $115; bedroom dresser $50;  cast iron bar stools $40 each, set  01 6. Car chains 185/195/14 $45;  new garborator $200. On display  at 1023 Venture Way Gibsons.  Call Jack 886-0225 (days)  CONSIGNMENTS WELCOME  Great Christmas present - antique  Dutch wall clock, copper face and  weights, sun and moon plate,  $600,666-7307. ss  Floral chesterfield and chair. $250.  686-7067. 1cn  2 twin size box springs and mattresses. Clean, $75 ea. 886-3714.  tfn  Newly recovered, used sola in floral tapestry, $249. Kem's Home  Furnishings. TFN  Stop smoking, become a non-  smoker. Guaranteed measurable  results. Phone now 885-9293 2w  Kenwood Surround sound amplifier and receiver, 75 watts, 1 year  old. $200.666-9569 2w  Kenmore portable sewing  machine, 1 yr old, like new. $150.  885-2342. 2cn  Nintendo good condition, lots ol  games 8. equipment. Offers. Mike  886-8481,886-3434. TFN  Olivetti Praxis 40 typewriter with  auto correct. 8B5-2954.      I2w  ROYAL ALBERT CHINA  and  ROYAL DOULTON FIGURINES  at competitive prices.  Exclusive Dealer  SECHELT HARDWARE  885*2171  Open 7 days a wee* _  ROBERT BATEMAN  Wildlife prints beautilully framed;  large burl clock. For info 685-0676  or 885-4660. 2cn  Handsome wood garage door,  6x10 ft. complete, $200 OBO. 866-.  7400. 201 ;  Elco 140,000 BTU model 20 space-  saver horizontal oil furnace, excel-!  lent condition. $150 OBO. 883-;  2753. 2cn ���  5' leather/woodgrain circular bar!  (no stools); Paymaster cheque;  writer. 886-9890. 2cn '.  2x1 black roll bar, fiom Toyota,;  $450,886-7825. 2cn ���  Fencing material, 1x8x5', 36c foot;  small stove, $125; clothes dryer,  $100,885-9667. 2cn  Full set Snap-on tools, $6,500 with  air tools, compressor. 885-5835.   fcn  Scuba gear survival suit, Nintendo  with 7 games, exercise bike, hamster cage, B&W 14' TV. 885-4064.  2cn  Handcrafted solid pine rocking  horses, toy boxes. Great tor Xmas.  A lasting gift. 366-2296.       2cn  TOPSOIL ��� j  Rich, black top soil al a very reasonable price. Call 666-9764TFNS;  TOP SOIL-SAND-GRAVEL  Reasonable rates. 885-5070  1w  OLIVETTI PRINTER  1 DM 309 Dot Matrix like new, reg.  $850, will take $350 O.B.O. 885-  2954. 1w  SEASONED FIREWOOD  Split, delivered Gibsons $1 OOtord.  686-7774 1w  Canopy for Nissan King Cab.  Excel, cond., $1,000 OBO. 883-  9419. Sen  Sharp electric calculator w/extra  tapes, $35; card table, $10; 71/2'  Black & Decker skill saw, $30; balance scales, $75.886-9346 eves.  ���3w  Great Buy!  Smith Corona laptop word processor, 90,000 word did, thesaurus,  GrammarRight system, printer,  d/drive plus much morel Excellent  shape, $575 OBO. 688-7323J3W  Electric organ, GalantJ F.30, many  rhythmic accompaniments. 885-  4646 belore 9 tm. I3w  Supercomputer  286 Processor 16 MHZ, 42MB  h/drive, 1 MB RAM 2400 BAUD  internal modem, VGA monitor, 2  HD floppy drives. Complete software package Ind. windows 3.1!  $975060866-7323. I3w  Wuitilzer Spinet piano, super touch  and tone, $650; coffee table, $50;  Niagara ktngsize bed, $300: lawn  mower, $35; weedealei, $20;  punching bag and boatd, $60;  greenhouse fibreglass, cost $2200,  sell for $500; 6 gals. Olympic stain,  chocolate, $12 ea.; 4-draw dresser, $35; chiming wall clock, $50; 5  cu. ft. freezer, $125.8B5-2618.��3w  Seasoned lirewood lor tilt. Fir,  alder, hamlock. Custom orders  tttofcMWItt I3w  One year membership Fitco West  Fitness Centre, Gibsons. $100,  worth $249.863-9597.       ��3w  Sharp UX 101 Fax 10 months old.  Used a few times. Cost $600 new,  $375 O.B.O. 885-0787 1w  Hoyt Gamegetler 2 hunting bow,  too many extras lo list $385 O.B.O.  885-0787 lw  14' JVC TV full remote control 10  months old. Cost $500 new, $250  O.B.O. 8850787 1w  White Kenmore h/d washer and  dryer, v.g. cond. $550/pr. White  Inglis Citation 3-door, f/f. fridge  exc. cond. $750. Gents Pathfinder  mountain bike 12 sp., Ids. Sportster 5 sp. $100, $75 both In exc.  cond. 866-4620 1w  Christmas Gilt - Nintendo good  cond. and 13 games. Will sell as  pkg. ot separately. David 886-  8223. ��1w  PHOTO/VIDEO Beseler 23II  enlarger 21/4 x 3 3/4 and smaller,  condensei head, colour head,  power supply, 50 mm and 105 mm  Componai lenses, Beseler PM2L  colour analyzer, instructions $480,  Gralab 520 digital timer, instructions, $70. Other darkroom tools.  Bencer Repro Stand loi reproduction and animation, second moveable translucent copy stage.  Quartz swivel lights, fine  focusing/centering, $425. Sludio  Exposure meter Sekonie L-396,  $50. Acme Location Liteptck:  Three 660 Walts Quartz lights,  folding stands, damps, hard carry-  case, $80. Two 40' x 40' whltt,  lold-down Reflectasols, accei-  sories, $65. Slegelite versatile  Hash bracket umbrella kit, $25.  Portable artist's easel, $15. Also  art instruction and reference txxtks  John 685-9267 lw  Nintendo system, $75; game gaar  with adapter. $125; various Nkatn-  oo games; roller blades, new condilion, size 9, Bauer, $60. 686-  9764. ��1w  Black Sony TV stand, $50; 2,15'  snow tres, $50; 6' fibreglass truck  canopy, $85: couch, $75; bthrm  vanity, $25. 686-3457. tt  Fischer 175 skis, Salomon bindings  $100 OBO. 885-2442.        Hoi  White desk/table with hutch,  47x23x52, exc. cond., $85.686-  7811. Hw 14  Coast News, January 4, 1993  Take Advantage ctfotir New Classified Ad Special  Rttti yout* classified act 6 times,  arid pciy for* only 2 times!  Coast News (Monday)  Classified Deadline:  Noon Friday  _- Gibsons &  -��Ms��sil   Sechelt Offices  Black leather rocker $100; beige  cord love seat $30; coffee, octagon and end tables $250 set;  matching pole, swag and table  lamp $50 set; 2 new clock radios  $10 each; steam iron $5; cannister  set and or. box $10; Rubbermaid  odds and ends; Romance novels  $.10 each. Phone 886-2606 TFN  Fischer 175 skis, Salomon bindings, $100 OBO. 885-2442.   icn  Mixed firewood, $90/cord. 886-  9674. Clay. 1cn  Great starter. IBM compat. 640kK  computer, printer, cables, ribbons,  discs, books, $200. 886-8662. lv.  icn  Men's leather jacket, worn once,  size 44, $220 OBO or trade lor  mountain bike. Dave 686-8091.  tw  Wanted: Pnnter lor Mac computer  (reasonable) 886-2022 (Ask tor  Sue) TFNs  Dahlias Galore gill certificates  available tor Christmas giving.  Tubers mailed anywhere in Canada in April Special .5 ass: varieties $10. plus S3 50 shipping.  Certificates available lop ol Selma  Park Rd. 885-9820 Icn  The Honeyman  'B8 Woodmizer 40HD bandsaw  mill. Trailer pkg < 550 hrs. lap siding attach., carriage cover, aulo  grinder, tooth seller, misc. spare  parts. $22,000 OBO. 886-3001 ss  LEE FOREST PRODUCTS  High quality seasoned alder firewood, $95/cord plus delivery. 885-  4614, cellular 1-250-2665.    Icn  Children's picnic table. $23; cedar  wheelbarrow planters $6 and $18.  8653285. ss  AGED HORSE MANURE  $20 pickup load or 2 loads/$30.  Roberts Creek 885-9969.    TFN  Super-8 or regular-8 movie camera and projector, also screen tripod and light. $125.886-9420.  TFN  GOOD HAY  H.OO/Baie Delivered  Straw W.OO/btle  Call Between 12-1pm  815-9357  TFN  Aitco Gas furnace Good cond.  $315 8850276 ss  USED RAILWAY TIES lor retaining walls.; Unscreened topsoil  $110 load. 866-8204, ss  Parker ��� Hole 30.06.3x9 Bushnell  scope. Marlin 444s Winchester,  Queen size waterbed, Bentwood  rocker. 885-5467. ss  SATELLITE SALES  Green Onion Earth Station  884-5240  TFN  CEDAR SHAKES 8 LUMBER, any  Size. Will cuslom cut. 685-5669  01885-5601. TFN  '61 Honda Civic, 10.000 km on  rebuilt, great lor parts. Must sell.  886-7647. 1cn  Wanted to buy: parts lor 1983  Chevette 4 door. Also need 13'  tires. Phone 886-8039 alter 5. Icn  1975 Dodge Valiant, 4 DR auto,  good transportation, $725 OBO.  885-2557. ten  1967 Chevelie aulo si 6.4 door,  great condilion. $1500.886-7859  3cn  1979 Mustang V6, PS/PB, sunrool.  runs good, little rusl. $500 OBO.  8860969. lw  CHEAP! FBI/US SEIZED  89 Mercedes -$200  86VW-$50  87 Mercedes ��� $100  65 Mustang - $50  Choose Irom thousands starting  $50 ��� 24 hour hotline 801-379-  2935 Copyright ��BC010410 16*  1988 Chev 4X4 1 ton, with flat-  deck. $7900. Phone 886-3699,  12*  1978 Foid, $2200. Call all. 5pm  886-2164. ��2w  1980 GMC wilh canopy. $1500  OBO or will lake in trade woodworking tools, lui'iier, miler saw or  whal have you. 885-5173 aller 7   stdered. 886-2738.  pm. 2cn  31. For Rent  Yes! There is a reliable local pro-  2 bdrm trailer wilh addition. Avail  32. Commercial  For Renl  35   Business &  Home Services  poller repair service. 885-5276.  TFN  12 tl. aluminum boal $600, 885-  7167. ss  19' Inboard Clinker runabout, very  lasl and in lop condilion, surveyed  value $6500, otters fi trades con-  immed. 883-9569.  3cn  3 bdrm house on acieage wilh Iruil  liees. Roberts Creek area.  $725/mo. No dogs. Rels req. 885-  316! 01437-3701, 3w  Furnished house on waterfront,  Redroolls Rd. Jan. 1 - June 15.  Suit couple, S650,885-9013. 2cn  Move up to the Westport - Lower  Gibsons - beautilul 1 bdrm view  apts. Quiet, new, secure, nice f^beris Creek Hall, avail, dances,  1 bdrm trailer also small trailer clienlelle, blinds, carpet, laundry, ^n'ei' weddings. Yvonne 886-  suilable 1 adult. Cedars Trailer  $590-$650/mth B86-3420     Sen  Commercial/office space tor lease. HANDYMAN  1000 sq.ft. coiner unit, excellent Carpentry, painting, stone mason-  exposure, prime localion - Kem's ry, general home repairs. 885-  Plaza. Conlacl Waltei or Beryl   9235 Joe. 3w  TFN  7615.  TFN  ss      Court. 885-3313  2w  We'll be closed Dec 23 - Jan 5.  Watch tor our JANUARY  CLEARANCE SALE ,*,-  MIKE PMMLEY  CENTURION AUTO  5645 Whart Rd   Sa>��h��ll  885-4004  1981 GMC 3/4 ton Vandura. sell or  Irade. $2900 OBO. 865-7703. icn  '69 3 ton Chev, llaldeck, 5.2  tiany, new front tires, needs  inspection. $3250.886-3001.   ss  DRUGLORD TRUCKS! J100  86 BRONCO $50  91 BLAZER $150  77 JEEP CJ $50  Seized Vans, 4x4's, Boats.  Choose Irom thousands starting  $50.-24 Hour Hotline.801-379-  2935 Copyright IBC104KK 8cn  1984 Nissan 4x4 King Kab, new  tires, lonneau cover, exc. run.  cond. $2.500.8850244 all. noon.  ss  1979 E350 Ford van. $600 obo  865-5717 TFN  19 It, Sealoner Volvo Penta  Calkins trailer needs exhaust man-  itold, $3500.886-3457.        ss  27.Mobile Homes  Full size 1990 Dodge van, V6  auto, $8500.886-8301        ss  1980 Chev 4 Ion dump iruck. 366  HP, 2 spd. rear end. 6-8 yd box,  $6500 lirm. 886-8550 eves,  ss  79 Ford 12 passenger van, V8  aulo good cond $3295 OBO. 886-  7520 or 886-2111. ss  1966 Chev. Cheyenne 1/2 Ion  pick-up. 4.3 hire V6. PS/PB,  61,000 km., box mal, toolbox,  $8700.885-2836,865-7413     ss  1961 Ford F250,4x4 with rock box  $5500.886-4599. ss  25.Campers  1979 Chevrolet Security Van, well  fitted out, good shape, $6350.885-  2618. icn  Nomad 21' travel trailer, fully  equipped, exc. cond., $5500 OBO.  885-6477 eves. Icn  27' Vanguard Travel Trlr. Very  good coTid $7000.685-5444 ss  9979  1976 Dodge camperized van,  auto, p/s,p/b, cruise, rear bed, cupboards, icebox, sink, $1.500.316  eng. 886-2512  1932 -1935 model D John Deere  tractor in excellent running condition. Phone 8864933        2w  1977 JD 410 backhoe, good working condition, $10,800 OBO. 886-  7372 or 885-5730.  280SE Mercedez Benz: reliable  142 HP, 6 cyl. gas engine, smooth  4 sp. auto, trans., 4 wheel disc  brakes, superb cond., silver exterior, black intenor. New cars ol this  class over$100,000. this 1973  classic available lor $7,000. Phone  8860324. ��3w  1986 Ford Taurus V6, exc. cond.,  $4500080.886-7524 att. 5pm.  ���3*  1985 Fiero GT. 6 cyl,, 4 sp., runs  great, $2500.6B6-7464.        ss  1962 Mazda 626, runs great,  $1500 OBO. 8854436.       I3w  1977 Trtns Am, rebuilt 400, many  extras. $1500 OBO. 885-3656.��3w  1983 Buick Sky Hawk. 2 dr, 2.0L.  4 cyl, 5 spd manual, $1450 OBO.  8f��-9500arrytime. ss  1967 Chevelie aulo sl.6.4 door,  greal condition $1500 886-7859  2w  1961 Dodge Omni 4 cyl., aulo, ps,  dean intenor $500.885-3337 ss  1988 Toyola 7 pass, van, aulo, Hit,  Pioneer sound, absoutely immaculate. St 1.400.865-5779        ss  T-BIRD  '66 Thunderbird, 43,000 kms, lady  driven, non-smoker, very clean.  $5,695 OBO 8860971.     TFNs  '84 Toyola Celica GTS. Good  shape $3700 OBO. 886-7646. ss  '66 Ponliac 6000 AC 4 cyl. F/inj,  greal mileage. Exc. cond. $3600.  886-7520. ss  1982 Mercury Zephyr. Very reliable 6 cyl, auto, $700.886-9372  ss  78 Olds Delia 88, 350 aulo,  loaded, new rear tires, exc. cond.  886-9500 anytime. tfn  1981 Buick Skylark, good cond.  886-3368 ss  Good seleciion used lires, wheels,  Chevetle; Honda Accord parts.  885-4004 ss  77 Ponliac Lemans, exc. cond.,  $900 OBO. 686-3648 ss  1974 Dalsun 260Z alpine slereo,  mags, spinner hubs, Pirelli tires,  new brakes, exc. shape $3500  OBO 886-7378 ss  '86 Mercury Topaz, like new,  $5500.886-2833 or 886-7484.  ss  CASH PAID  For Some Cart And Trucks  Dead Car Removal  Abex Used Auto Parts  886-2020  TFN  1973 Super Beetle, $2500 OBO.  863-9234. ss  1980 Camaro 305 auto., T-Tops,  Rally rims, $2600. 885-7113.  ss  1976 New Yorker, A-1 cond.. low electric Long Shalt Mariner,  mileage$900OBO886-9025   ss   $2000.883-1119. TFN  Used Cama-o T.Top, $495 lor the 24 Bayliner, rebuilt engine, below  set, with covers, 886-9500 any- 2 hrs. Rebuilt leg. VHS, CB , 2  time. ss      depth sounders, re-upholstered,  sleeps 4-5. Moorage paid to Aug.  '93. Asking $15,000.886-7255.  ���1w  16' K8C thermoglass, 70HP Evinrude and trailer. $4500.665-7334.  Ilw  Kawasaki Jet Ski for sale, excellent condition, asking $2700. 886-  6102. ss  1 i libreglass Sangstercralt with  new convertible top. No motor,  $950.886-2738. ss  Ranger 22, VHF 5 sails, very lasl,  sleeps 4. Gary Mull design $4200.  886-3490. 1-977-7349 toll-tree  pager. ss  Coronado 15, trailer, similar to  Laser, nice boat $1600.686-3490.  1-977-7349 toll-tree pager,     ss  3 mobile homes all in Gibsons,  priced trom $15,500 -$26,500.  886-3580. 4cn  Please compare (6) $33,900 (12)  DLX 938 sq. It. home with lots ol  options included. FOB only 2 left,  must have own localion. 597-3322.  ���ten  Good iisoil homes trom $6,995  16099 Fraser Hwy., Surrey, lien  Pad lor rent. Bonniebrook Mobile  Home Park. 8B6-2B67.        ��3w  Bank Repossessions 597-3322.  ���icn  I960 Highwood 14x70 mobile loi  removal. 3 bdrms., large master  has bay window and ensuite with  garden soaker tub - circle kitchen  wilh maple cabinets ��� live appliances, Venetians throughout,  $29,900. Karen 6850412.      ss  28. Motorcycles  Honda Interceptor 500, exc. cond.,  $2000 OBO. 886-2184 atl. 5pm.  I2w  1986 Honda Spree scooter, 50 cc,  77 Chevy Nomad, deluxe window  helmet, $575 OBO. Call alt. 6pm.  van, parts. 685-5102.  ss      865-3907.  1992 Kawasaki Ninja ZX 600,  $5000.8860996. ss  '86 Honda Aspencade, exc, cond.,  garage kept, $5500.886-9595. ss  1981 Honda CB650 custom,  immaculate 25,600 original K's,  $1250 OBO. 886-7378.       SS  1965 Kawasaki Ninja like new,  otters. 8660622. ss  View in quiet area, n.s., n.p��� $750,  rels required. 685-2984 or 1-277-  4323 2w  Gibsons 1 bdrm plus den, ground  lloor, w/d. walk 10 schools and  shopping. $575 incl. heal and  hydra. 886-8859 2w  Lg. 100m foi rent. Cozy home In  Gibsons. Use ol kitchen and hot  tub $395 incl. util. Ideal lor sludent  or tradesman. 866-3779     2w  Walk to lerry. Bright, new 2 bdrm.  suite, private entrance, greal view,  N/S, $675/mo. Feb. 1, phone  weekends 886-7490.       I2w  Large 3 bdim duplex, lowei Gibsons. No pels. rets. Available Feb.  1 $800/mth. 8860529 lw  ? bdrm house in Garden Bay.  Phone Joyce 883-9449 lw  1000 Palms California  2 bdrm dblwide mobile home complelely turn, all utilities included.  Goll, 2 pools, hoi lub, lennis  $iO0O/mlhUS666-3109       1w  Clean, brighl 1 bdrm lower Gibsons, private entrance, ulil., W/D  mcl. Pet allowed. $500. Avail. Dec.  15.886-3573. 2cn  3 bdrm house, near schools and  mall. $800/mo. Eves 8860449.1 en  3 bdrm mobile home with W/D,  F/S, D/W, ensuite, 14' wide, $725.  886-3580. ten  2 bdrm apl, Gibsons, $500; 3 bdrm  apl, $625; 2 bdrm house, $625; 3  bdrm Roberls Ck, $750; 2 bdrm  house, Gibsons, $650; new town-  house $650. Grant Realty Ltd.  886-3330. TFN  1 bdrm suite, bright, spacious,  new, one mile to ferry, beautilul  view, private entrance, parking,  utilities included. Ref. required  $525.886-0026 Icn  34.Help Wanted  RENTAL  MANAGEMENT  Wellies  HEAL[V LID  Don Sutherland  SEVEN TREES - Waterlront  - Bonniebrook. Rets.  $1,000/mo.  Small suite ��� Granthams  $450/mo.  886-8107  LAWN AND GARDENI  Fruit Iree pruning and spraying,  landscaping, tree removal, hedge  trimming, garden clean-up. 886-  0180 Jan. 2cn  Do you need something built lor  your home or olfice' Maybe an  OPPORTUNITIES IN HAWAII! item loi a Christmas gift? Or you  Rebuilding trom hurricane Iniki in might need some Interior renova-  progress. Call 516-9290341. 3w    tlona or finishing! II you've  ���������    answered yes to any ot all ol the  Vinyl siding helper required. Must  above, give ART a call 8860354,  be permanent resident w/trans-  tor prompt, quality custom wood  portalion. 8850065.  Furnished bach, suile. Gibsons  near marina. Avail. Feb. 1,  $3507mo. 8860923. I3w  1 bdrm. bachelor suite. Walk lo  lerry, panoramic view. Privale  entrance, balcony, ulils. incl. No  pels. $525/mo. 8860003 or 0-274-  3759. I3w  29.Wanted  to rent  Responsible working couple, NS  Monthly. Weakly, Dally  886-3343  ADVERTISING  FOR TENANCY  British Columbia legislation prohibits advertising which discriminates In the rental ol property.  For example a peison who  stipulates 'No Childien' as a  condilion ol rental would be In  violation of the Family Status  and the Human Rights Ads. The  landlord who places Ihe advertisement and Ihe newspaper  which publishes il would bolh be  in conlravenlion ol Ihe legislation and could have a complain!  filed against them. The Coast  News will therefore not accept  such discriminatory ads.  Drywaller lor linishing downstairs  in new house. 886-3113, lv. mess.  Hen  Waitress/waiter, wage neg��� based  on exp. Please apply in person to  New China Kitchen. TFN  Coordinator  Volunteer Programs  Exciling opportunity to grow wilh  Ihe Sunshine Coasl Home Support  Society. Part lime 20 his./wk.  Responsibilities: Program expansion and development; volunteer  management; community liaison;  marketing,lund development  /lundraising; administration ol volunteer programs; member of management leam. Qualifications:  Skills and experience in volunteer  management and supervision,  lundraising, marketing, highly  developed interpersonal skills.  Deadline: January 6/93. Send  resume and hand-written cover letter to Executive Director, Box  2420, Sechelt, BC VON 3AO.I1cn  LIFEGUARD (Part-lime) w/NLS,  Bronze Cross, CPR, AEC, preferably WSI, WSI 2, RLSSC instructor & Examiner, and Aquacize  Instructor. Phone Marie at 883-  2612. 1cn  Doormen needed - apply in person  lo Chris at Elphie's Cabaret, ilw  HELP!  Hen    work al reasonable prices.     2w  I'M YOUR HANDYMAN  Porches, stairs, atriums, additions,  all jobs. No job too small. Call Bill  6860380 pager 9770502.    1cn  Dovelail log home builder. To  enquire call 885-5322. 1cn  HOUSECLEANING  Honest, reliable. Call Beth 886-  7247. ten  Free Estimales  Firm Prices  Bruce Fraser  885 ���957o  Serving the Coast  for 14 years.  HOUSECLEANING  Reliable, efficient, bondable. Free  eslimale. 8650477,885O70B.1cn  SPIC AND SPAN CLEANERS  'If you're noi happy with the other  guy then consider giving us a try.'  Wendy 686-2751 or Nicole 886-  3364 101  KAYNOR  Interior cleaning big or small,  Movie channel, cable TV, D/D  phones, Q size beds and lully  equipped kitchenettes in our bachelor suites. Our monthly winter rate  special starts Dec. 1. Opposite  Gibsons Marina 886-3343.  My suede knapsack was stolen al  oonded and reliable. 864-5324 or  Wakefield parking lot Sal.. Dec. 5.  886-2312 or 6660436.       TFN  1975 GMC camper van Good  ND, no children, no pels require 2  3 bdrm. duplex on acreage 2   Brighl 2 bdrm apl, carpets, sky  " hhlka.     ...r.nA   a*4naa��a      C       ^aual        aUaa l.nKlf-      ffCLrT/mn     Pna-tla-nll..   laaMlaar  tires, 6 cyl. auto. $1000 OBO. 883-  bdrm apartment, central Sechell.  ss      Rets. 685-5473 eves.  3cn  15 tt. Glascratt twin 40 hp outboard and trailer $1000 O.B.O.  8854415 2w  2-3 bdrm home Robens Creek to  Gibsons. Responsible family,  excellent relerences. 88503951 w  2-3 bedroom home in Sechell,  N/S.N/P. 8860310. Ilw  3-4 bdrm. home, Gibsons to Rbts.  Ck.. lor Jan. 1/93.886-3663.12w  31. For Rent  SECHELT MIME  SURVEYS LTD.  Captain Bill Murray  MCMMC    MNAMS.|  M A B V C    ��� Marine  Surveyors and Consultants!  ^aayM3  Shared Accommodation In my  home, short term or long term.  Ideal lor mill student. Close to  lerry, N/S, no pets, available  now, North Rd., Gibsons.  $350/mo. 886-8095.       TFNs  Gibsons -1 bdrm. grnd., brighl,  20 ml Mariner Long Shah 1991 on $450 plus; also 1 bdrm. basemenl,  warranty, $1200: 30 hp Evinrude bnghl, $395 plus. Arthur 885-9859.  Loing Shaft $800 OBO; new 25 hp I3w  baths, wood stove, 5 appl., close  to plaza, bus and schools,  $750/mo. rels req. 886-3457.H*  New 3 bdrm., 2 bath, home near  mall, no pets, $875.886-2454.itw  2 bdrm. spacious waterfront,  Roberls Creek, n/s, $800. 865-  6649,885-7685. I1w  Grantham's watertront - small one  room cabin, $475 plus utils; 1  bdrm. upper suite, $550 plus utils.  Inquire 866-9238 or Grantham's  Post Office. I2cn  3 bdrm townhouse, 1/2 bath, 1200  sq. It. located central Gibsons,  completely renovaled. Adull oriented, NS. N/pets. $600/mo. Avail.  Feb. 1. Phone 886-7051 eves.2cn  High bank waiertront home,  Redroolls Rd, 2 bdrms, decks, lire-  place, view, 5 appis. Avail, immed.  8650342. 2cn  lights, $550/mo. Centrally localed  886-7018. TFN  WATERFRONT ��� 2 bdrm. Cozy  Comers, Gibsons, lurnished, all  appliances, greal view, $1,000.1-  737-2136. I2w  Davis Bay/Wilson Creek Hall available. Wheelchair facilities, 685-  2752 or 665-2721. 111w  600 sq. tt. lower floor, new building  in industrial site. 600 sq. ft. upper  floor, Gibsons. 886-8204 or 535-  1871. 46w  TEREDO SQUARE - 3rd floor  office, 363 square leet. Cupeled, tlr conditioning, elevator  tervice. All inclusive rent  $335/mo. 8854466. TFN  Contains important university  books. Please call Kalawan 885-  4883. ten  PT babysitter needed at local fitness centre, 2-3 hoursfwk (am).  Free membership and hourly  wage. CAII6864606 TFN  INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR  RENOVATIONS  Wallpaper, painl, carpentry, drafting, Iree eslimates. Relerences  available. 886-3463.'        TFNs  Concrete - Specializing in driveways, palios, siairs, sidewalks,  Experienced waller/waitress part- floors, loundations, exposed  time evenings, El Nino. 886-3891.   aggregate. 6860095.       TFNs  TFN  35.Business &  Home Service;  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD  Topping ��� Limbing - Danger Tree  SUNFREE VINYL Removal, Insured, Guaranteed  All seasons decking material, free Work. Free estimates. 685-2109.  1974 Oldsmobile. new brakes and  exhausl. Mechanically sound.  $2400 OBO. 885-1943.       ss  1988 Ford Taurus, am/lm, Ac V6,  auto/od, 4 door, exc. cond. $7,495.  886-7520 or 886-2111. ss  1979 Cadillac Seville baby blue,  int/ext.. rebuilt engine 8 transmission. Pnced lo sell $3860 Call 686-  8510 alter 6:00 pm. ss  1971 LandRover ��� 88 completely  rebuilt. Oilers.. PTO Avail. 883-  2669. ss  1975 Tnumph TR7. excellenl condition, new dual exhaust, radial l/a  low profile tires. Sacrifice $3600 or  trade up or down lor lamily size  car or 11 It. camper 685-9068. ss  '77 Camaro. 39,000 org. miles.  Lower Gibsons, H ,K. rooms.  $200-$300 incl. Arthur 865-9859.  13*  Ntw Waterlront 2 bdrm. condo,  Gibsons, 5 appl., N/S, $850. 886-  3293. ��3w  Roberls Creek W/F room & board,  privale entrance, room 8 bath  shared kitchen. Non-smoking  female prelerred. $400/mo. Phone  or Fax 886-4827. 13*  Avail Jan. 1, Idly furnished basement suite, Davis Bay, Elec & heal  included. NS, no pel. Privale  entrance and parking. Rels req.  8854480 alter 6:30 pm.     3cn  Very beautiful waler view, 3 bdrm  house, 2 baths, carpet, W/D, lots  ol slorage, $750/mo. No pets  $475/mo. 9210751  (require quiel couple) and relerences required. 936-5586     2w  Industrial workshop avail, immediately, Gibsons, 750 sq. ft. unit,  ���Tw  estimates. CAII Joe, 6859235 3w  House Cleaning  Fasti Reliable  886-2750  I3w  Lawson Roofing  Re-roofing and new construction.  Phone 865-4438. I3w  Ctrtlflt. Saw Filar  JDH MILL SERVICES  Sharpening A Repairs  to all cutting tools Including  Mower Bleats a Chelntewt  TFN  CULTURED MARBLE  Jetted bath tubs, sinks, baths and  shower panels, CSA approved.  Free estimales. Tom Sealy. 683-  2978 ten  tWHsaylti  il Hirrop  HOMEOWNERS  HELPLINE  ���rardWor*  ���Hepek  -tMatmn-e  ���Any Jet  .om CALL DO** IT All  -886-4788  Gutters cleaned - rool maintenance. 885-6070. I2w  1 bdrm. apartment, separate  entrance, lully lumished, including  kitchen appliances and TV. Ocean  view in W. Sechelt, hydra and heal  induded. $575 per mo., avail. Feb.  1.885-3210. I3w  Bachelor suile located on a large  property with an excellent view  and beach. One mile Irom lerry  terminal. $425 incl. electricity 686-  2738. I3w  3 bdrm. house in Earls Cove.  Granthams, gorgeous view, older Avail immM NS/NP ,e1s. r8q.  college ideal lor 1 or 2 adults, avail  $s0/mo M Mi ^^ ������  77 Ford station wagon sold as  Wrli,e ml excellenl Rusty $950  San Juan 24, VHF, dry sailed,  whole or parts, $250 OBO: 77  Aspen, good running cond, $500  OBO. 77 Ford F-250, good running cond, $500 OBO. 885-7766.  301  1964 Dodge Colt, 4 door auto.  885-4415 2w  1965 Mustang runs well, no rust  $3000,6850175. 1w  1976 Ford Granadt, new tires,  new battery, needs some work.  8860660. I1w  1961 AMC Concord, 4 door 6 cyl  auto, PS, PB, pulse tut, stereo, no  rust, one owner. 886-7227. $975.  TFN  OBO 866-2111  '86 Pontiac 6000 AC 4 cyl, F/inj.  great mileage. Exc. cond. $4500.  886-7150. ss  1989 Chev Silverado 4X4. $13,000  OBO. 8860926 2w  1970 4x4 40" mudders, runs good.  886-7484. ss  Jan. 15, $600/mo. 886-7547 or  2740704. 3cn  Well kepi and remodelled 2 bedroom waiertront home, lull basemenl, Pender Harbour area No  pets. Available Jan 1 $750imo.  Immaculale 3 level, 2 bedroom  adull oriented lownhouse in Gibsons No pels Available immed.  $700/mo  2 bedroom, home in Davis Bay,  $750/mo.  Two bedroom home, Redroolls  area, available lor Jan. 1.  $700/mo.  6pm.  ���3w  79 GMC 350 VB, bench seal, runs  trade? 8857167  good, $500 OBO 885-3240. I3w  Iresh water. 7.5 Honda, exc. cond.,  stove, porta-polti, $7900. 886-  3490,1-977-7349 toll-tree pager  ss  Hotae Cal 16 sailboat, trailer, nice  boal. I$1700. 866-3490, 1-977-  7349 ton-tree pager. ss  1987 Campion 250 Haida CB, fully  loaded, exc cond. Must sell  $28,000 O.B.O. 8860344    TFN    ���       Two bedroom house in Davis Bay,   3 bdrm. townhouse, 800 North  Good 12 tt. aluminum boat $600 or  close to beach. Available Feb. 1.   Rd., $750/mo. plus 1/2 mo.  Hopkins Landing, exec, waterlront  house, exc. location, easy walk to  ferry. 3 bdrm. (or 2 bdrm. I den), 2  baths, 5 appis., furnished il  required, avail, short or longierm,  N/S, no pets, rels. 6660209 or 1-  2740056. I3w  Avail immed., brand new 1 bdrm,,  view, deck, $550 ulils. incl., no  pets, N/S, suil single, rets 866-  9043. I3w  Sandy Hook, 2 bdrm.1 den, 2  baths, fireplace, year round rental,  $600. open house Jan. 10,2-4pm  7034 Porpoise Drive. Call 676-  5373. I1w  ss      $B00/mo.  1987 Ford Ranger 4X4 6 cyl., 5  spd., many extras, excellenl cond.  $6000. OBO. 886-9968.      11 w  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-30-40-50-70 HP 1991-1992  Evinrudes. Excellent condition.  Lowe's Resort. 883-2458.    TFN  CENTURY WEST REALTY  PROPERTY  MANAGEMENT  885-2235 2w  deposit!, rels req., avail, immed.  8860641. 13*  2 bdrm. large ytrd. in town,  $700/mo Bob or Don. 8860107.  I3w  FOR ONE WEEK  in tiltm Alt Monday or WtokMidw  Edition. Up lo 10 words; 25 conk  A//c/0..med)mu,fbe _W_W��mmM i^^H.'?'4  pre paid before insertion     MHHI rIM: laTSt, round a rrtt  Sure Soft ���lmB��Ulmda  $)7 up to 10 words  $ 1 each additional word  Your ad, selling one item, will run 4 consecutive weeks  then will be canceled unless you instruct us to renew it  by Clawifad deadline * Not available lot comrrmrciat advertiiett  Coast News  CLASSIFIED DEADLINES:  M-MieJay Idlllon W��*k��nd*r  NOON PRIDAY NOON TUESDAY  Gibson* 886-2622 Sechett 885-3930 Coast News, January 4, 1993  ephemera  Recalling youthful spirit of  homesick Hogmanay past  by Kulh Forrester  "A guid New Year  tae one and a"  and money may ye see,  and during a' the year  tae come  oh happy may ye be!  This song is among the traditions still adhered to in a Scottish New Year celebration and is  sung with gusto by Scots all  over Ihe globe.  It is not quite as well known  as the famous Auld Lang Syne,  which has been translated into  many languages, including  English, from its original Doric.  It remains a tribute to the man  who wrote it - Robert Bums.  The first verse is usually rendered al the midnight hour on  Hogmanay, the Scottish term for  Dec. 31, and is sung in New  York, China, Japan, Russia and  all over the world.  The message of remembering  old friends is obvious in the  popular first verse and chorus,  bul Ihere arc other verses seldom heard which are just as  meaningful and with sentiments  which only the Bard himself  could express.  " We two have run about  the braes  and pulled the daisies fine,  but we 've wandered many  a weary mile  since auld lang syne.  We two have paddled  in the burn  from morning sun till dusk,  but seas between us broad  have reared  since auld lang syne.  And there's a hand  my trusty friend,  and give me a hando' thine,  and we 'll take a right good  drink o' malt  for auld lang syne."  It is because of such sentiments that those of us who find  ourselves  in  far-off lands  inevitably go through some  moments of nostalgia for our  "ain folks" at lhat midnight  hour. Despite the fact that the  past 40 of these Hogmanays  have been spent away from  home and that a new way of life  and new friends have replaced  the old, there is generally a tear  as the bells ring in the New  Year.  1 always remember the first  New Year away from home  when I thought I was going to  die of homesickness. We were  living in Toronto, and some  kind people invited us to their  home for a New Year's party.  The living room was full of people we didn't know and no one  was partying. They all sat  around Ihe room with drink in  hand, making small talk and  being very sober. No singing, no  dancing, no drunk uncle being  the life and soul of the party.  We always had at least one of  those.  Our host presented me with a  drink of rum and coke. This was  something I had never tasted  and it was good. Since there was  nothing else to do I had another,  then another, then began to lose  count after about the fourth. I  did last quite a long time, however, until the time came when a  visit to the washroom had to be  made. The moment of truth had  arrived. I can only remember  sinking slowly lo the floor in a  heap, my then brand new husband wrapping my brand new  Christmas fur coat around me,  picking me up and carrying me  through lhat room of people, all  of whom I was sure were muttering "she's drunk." And 1 was  too helpless to deny it.  In one night I was cured of a  liking for rum and coke and to  this day, the very smell of rum  is unbearable.  Oh well, we are older and  wiser now and know when to  slopl  May you all be happy in this  New Year of 1993 and be  healthy and prosper. May those  who are sick get well and may  those who are grieving, find  comfort.  Happy New Year.  Child tax benefit program launched  A Grantham's Landing resident takes shovel in hand to clear a path through the Coast's second  major snowfall this winter. About 7 centimetres fell overnight last Monday.  Joel Johnstone photo  The federal government has combined family  allowances, the child tax credit and the tax credit  for dependent children into a single monthly payment under the new Child Tax Benefit program.  Over the past 50 years, Canada and Canadians  have gone through many changes, but what has not  changed is the wish of every parent to raise children in the best conditions possible.  The government says it spends $4.5 billion a  year on programs for children: with the new Child  Tax Benefit, it will spend an additional $2.1 billion  on federal child benefits over the next five years.  The new benefit will come in tax-free, monthly  s>a  payments, usually to the child's mother. The size  of the benefit will be based on family income and  the number and age of the children in the family.  The government is redirecting child benefits to  low and modest income families. Under the new  program, most families with incomes below  $50,000 will receive increased annual benefits. All  families with an annual income up to $67,000 will  receive some level of benefit. For families with  three or more children, payments will be made at  income levels above $67,000.  A toll free number has been set up for anyone  with questions: 1-800-387-1193.  Take Advantage ofot*r New Classified Ad Special  Run your classified ad 6 times,  and pay for* only 2 times!  Coast News (Monday)  Classified Deadline:  Noon Friday  Gibsons &  Sechelt Offices  36   Work Wanted     I 36. Work Wanted  University student seeks work ol  any kind Irom May 1 to Sept. Willing to leam. 663-9099, Chris. 3cn  Personnel Mantger  Highly motivated manager, experience in recruitment, selection,  training, etc. seeks challenging  position. 886-7334. I3w  IN-HOME PROFESSIONAL  STEAM CLEANING  Carpets ��� Upholittry M  FOWrfLimua-MOtJNTED  EQUIPMENT  BESTPOSSlBLERESUirS  JUSTISKAfltXHD  36. Work Wanted  Reliable man seeks casual p/t HAVE BUS TO PAY Young, honest, reliable, hard-  work, Indoor/outdoor. Cleaning, Donl want welfare, hardworking ��� working man looking lor work. Will-  moving, snow shovelling, salting will do anything, have chainsaw. ing to be trained. Call Farley 886-  d(tveways,elc.Rob88fi-3B22.#3w lee8850165 2cn_   2172. ��1w  Experienced, reliable, night watch- Experienced orchardlst wants to labour ETC  man seeks employment. 885- prune your Iruil treet. Free esti- ;  **___ * mates. 885-7906             tw brush cJningUbucKin8 downed  Babysitter ��� Sechelt area, expert- Interior finish work. 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EDUCATION  Train lo be a 'CRM' - Certified Apartment Manager.  Many jobs available. Over  2,000 graduates now working. Government licensed  home-study course. R.M.T.I.  681 -5456 or 1-800-665-8339.  CHEF TRAINING PROGRAM. In just 17 weeks  make your future financially  secure. Join Canada's #1  Industry. Cooking it a recession-proof career. Short, interne training. Financial assistance. Gov't lundlng. Student loans. Continuous enrolment. Accommodation  arranged. DUBRULLE  FRENCH CULINARY  SCHOOL, 1522 W.SIh Ave.,  Vancouver, B.C. 738-3155 or  Toll free 1 600-667-7288.  FINANCE  Government Grantt 4 Loans.  Billions ol dollars are made  available to new and existing  B.C. businesses. The Brad  Book can show you how to  get your share. Call now  (604)763-9424.   FOR SALE MISC.  Panagopoulos Pizza ovens  (3) For Sale. Baker's Pride,  Propane, Nanaimo Location,  excellent condition. One tingle, Mn stacked, with common exhaust. 746-8951) alter  6 p.m.   FOR SALE MISC.  FLEXICOIL Post Pounder.  Trailer Type. PTO/Drive near  new $2,300. Davis Fleetline  Trencher Wldozer Blade  $2,500. 1987 Kubota 4150  Tractor. Low hrs. $10,000.  Felrview Mountain Golf Club,  Oliver, B.C. Phone Course  Supt. A. Rlome 498-3777,  NINTENDO, SUPER-  NINTENDO, Gameboy, Genesis, Sega, Game-Gear,  Turbo-GratX Cartridges.  New/Used. We buy, sell, repair. Free price lists! AJ's  Video Game Exchange,  (Canada's Largest!) 1-800-  463-7529 (1-800-GOD-  PLAY).   ������"SEPTIC TANKS $399.1!  600 Gals, 210 Lbs. Government Approved. WATER  TANKS-HALF PRICE. Guaranteed absolutely, positively  lowest prtcssll Sale ends  Jan. 15. Vita. Premier Plastics, Delta 1800-661 4473.  EXCELLENT TRAILERS,  EXCELLENT PRICES. Utility, flatbed, len lo thirty feet,  car haulers. Also machinery,  tiltbeds, hydraulic dumps.  Single, tandem and triple ax-  let. Can deliver. (604)492-  4068 Penticton.  QAIWENMO  The Ultimate Qardener't  Store. 1,000*1 ol Products,  Greenhouses, Hydroponics,  Drip Irrigation. Huge Book  Selection. 80 Page, photo  filled 1992 catalogue $4, re-  tundabte on order. Western  Water Farms, #103-20120-  64th Ave., Langley, B.C. V3A  4P7.  HEALTH  CALL NOWI Free Mall Order  Catalogue from Vitamin Discount Stores. Please call 1-  800-6630747 or In Vancouver 321 -7000 (or all your Vitamin Needs.  HELPWAHTED  PlanerOperalor/Mlllwrlghtlor  Yates Planer, Processing 40  Memn/shllt at sawmill in  Meadow Creek. Salary negotiable. Cell (604)832-1848  tor details.  WANTED: Person with one  year electronic experience for  office equipment repair position. Permanent lull-time.  Wage and car allowance negotiable. Call G.B.M.L.  Williams Lake I -392-3995.  MOBILE HOMES  WINTER WORKS SPECIALI  Any new mobile or modular  home ordered during Decern-  ber will be equipped with "central air conditioning' ($3,000  value) FREE ol charge. We  will cuslom bulk) your home.  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Reply in confidence to  Box 'R', c/o Box 66, Sechelt, BC  V0N3A0. 13*  Buslnesi Opportunity Wanted  A professional with 20 yrs. of progressive sales, marketing, general  management experience seeks  investment or working partner  opportunity on the Sunshine  Coast. Bob 1-538-2845.    ��3w  CaHaVt  and Zip  w  Car Cars  ippy lub*  Prime location  Excellent lease  Reasonably Priced  ��� ���S-64SO  Change of name from. Jean Baker  Matthews to Jean Baker Harvey  Clements. Hen  NOTICE TO CREDITORS: In the  matter ol the Estates ol George  and Eileen Cavalier, deceased,  lormerly ol Wilson Creek, BC,  Notice is hereby given that creditors and others having claims  against the above estates are  required to send full particulars of  such claims to the Executor,  Richard Cavalier, 5115-219 A  Street, Langley, BCV3A4R1.13*  Major ICBC motor vehicle injury claims. Joel A. Wener,  trial lawyer tor 24 years. Call  Iree: 1-800 665-1138. Contingency fees available.  Simon, wener 6 Adler.  TRAVEL  Israel and Egypt. 14 Days.  Depart Feb. 14, Galilee, Jerusalem, Massada, Bethlehem, Cairo, Sphynx, Pyramids, Luxdr. Call Bob, Cheam  Travel, Chilliwack. 1-800-  661-2142. Space Limited.  Singles Welcome.   WANTED  WANTED FOR PARTS: 911  Llebherr,Cat951B, H50B. 1  1/2 Yard Loader, Michigan  65A. 1-629-6398 or Box 65,  Pender Island, B.C. VON  2MO.  BLANKET CLASSIFIED  ADS  An advertising "BestBuy"!  Place your ad In over 100  papers lor only $195.00.  Mother, R.N. (Japan), expeiienced  childcare in our home, anytime.  8860285.  lw  Wanted: Responsible mom to take  care ol my 2 girls, 4 yr. old from  Mon. to Fri.. 6 yr. old after school,  Wesl Sechell area. Preler to ply  by cash. 885-2380. I3w  Care-a-kri licensed day care has a  tull lime opening avail. Jan./93.  866-4926. I3w  Working moms, young grandma  will provide TLC to your child in my  home. Start in Feb. Refs. Phone  weekends 886-7490. I2w  In-home family child care. Safe,  tun. P/T or F/T. Very reasonable  rales. Refs. tvaH. 686-2227. Icn  Turn those  unwanted items inte. 16  Coast News, January 4, 1993  Protecting Children,  Supporting Families  The provincial government is moving toward new  legislation to protect the rights ofB.C. children and  respond to the needs of today's families.  1 he Community Panel reviewing family and child services legislation in British Columbia has delivered two wide-ranging reports to  your provincial government. They outline the need for an effective,  working partnership between government and communities. Aboriginal panel members conducted a parallel consultative process, and  demanded a return to their communities of the responsibility for  protecting and nurturing their children.  The Panel's 264 recommendations will provide the foundation for  new legislation to ensure communities have the services and resources  needed to help keep families together.  To those British Columbians who participated in the Community  Panel review, thank you for your valuable input. With your continued  interest and involvement, we can create a secure and healthy future  for B.C. children and young people.  The reports of the panel ��� Making Changes: A Place to Start and  Liberating our Children ��� Liberating our Nations ���- are now available.  Summaries ol Making Changes: A Place to Start are available in  French, Chinese, Hindi, Punjabi, Spanish and Vietnamese.  If you would Ike further information, please call toll-free:  1800-6631251  or write to:  Legislation Review  Family and Children's Services  .Ministry of Social Services  Parliament Buildings Honourable Joan SmaUwood  Victoria, B.C. Minister of Social Services  V8W3A2 Province of British Columbia  feature  Turning crisis into opportunity*  astrological advice for 1993  by Darah Hansen  May you live in interesting times.  These aren't the words you want to hear when  on the brink of a new year, in fact, they're Ihe  words of an ancient Chinese curse which is now  upon us, according lo local astrologist Jill Kirby.  "Globally it is a time of huge change," says  Kirby, studying computer-generated charts  stacked neatly on her dining room table.  lhe change is primarily due to  the placement of two of the outer  planets - Uranus and Neptune,  Kirby says.  On the 1993 astrological  charts pertaining lo various countries and individuals, the Iwo  planets come together under the  same sign: Capricorn, an earth  sign. And that doesn't bode well  for a stable future, it seems.  Uranus, among other things,  means revolution or sudden,  unexpected change. Neptune,  however, signifies spirituality,  idculism, illusion. Together, the  planets are taking the world into  a new cycle, says Kirby, a kind of  spiritual awakening.coming up  from the grassroots population  (another of Uranus' attributes).  "That's what astrology means  Il's the study of cycles,  Jill Kirby  says Kirby,  and when one planet  comes to the end of one, it moves on to another."  Kirby notes Ihe last time Ihe planets were in this  position was the year 1821 - during the full-swing  of the industrial revolution. "It's going to be an  uncomfortable ride over the next year," she says.  Meanwhile, Pluto is still moving through Scorpio, where it has been since 1984 and will remain  until 1996. Pluto is the planet that rules Scorpio,  Kirby explains. Both relate to sex, death and  regeneration. She said controversial issues such as  AIDS and abortion will continue to grow in intensity.  Pluto is also responsible for unearthing buried  things, which is why so many victims are coming  forward with stories of sexual abuse and neglect,  she says.  In charts pertaining to Canada, Kirby says government will be the big issue facing the nation in  the New Year: with Neptune and Uranus in the  10th house, representing government, there is  going to be a demand for change. That's compounded with the planet Mars, (energy, drive,  anger and fighting) moving into the fourth house  (people, the homeland). "There's going to be some  opposition by the people," Kirby says, adding that  the country will also see more unrest around  Native land claim issues.  And, no surprise here, there will likely be pressure lo change the present system of taxation, says  Kirby, noting thai Pluto (which can also indicate  taxes) is in Ihe eighth house (shared resources).  With Mars in the fourth house, Kirby says there  will be a growing attitude  among Canadians to put their  own protection first, keeping the  military closer to home.  She sees the closer-to-home  shift as a trend in the United  States, too. With Mars moving  into the second house (economics), Americans may feel  they can no longer afford to be  the global policeman.  As for Mulroney, he's got  some lough times ahead with Ihe  changes expected at Ihe governmenl level. As a Pisces, Ihe  prime minister is a very sensitive, emotional person, she says,  bul he can also be a little slippery - wilh a tendency lo addictive things. Horn with Taurus  rising gives him a solid appearance! while the sign of two fishes swimming in  opposite directions could mean he's actually  deceiving bolh himself and Ihe people, says Kirby.  Meanwhile, BC's own Premier Harcourt should  be excused for a while, says Kirlj His actions arc  not his own. As a Capricorn, he's gol Iwo very  heavy planets - Uranus and Neptune - sitting right  on top of him, clouding his judgments, making  him invisible. "He's in for a bit of a rough year but  we won't see him that much."  These are not absolute predictions, Kirby is  quick to add. In her 19 years of reading the stars,  she says she's been careful lo avoid making events  seem more absolute than they are.  "The (statements) are far more valuable in consultative form. I believe we create our own reality  through who we arc and what we do ... Globally  we have choices. We have lo find new ways of  dealing with issues and that is only going to happen when we come together as a planet."  Kirby believes Ihe world is indeed heading for a  crisis situation in the next year.  Bul, referring again to an ancient Chinese character, she says the symbol for crisis means opportunity.  Start the New Year off  with a NEW L  ��� It  At Prices  That Can't Be  LSDAV  ,AY,  FRIDAY  SUNDAY  .StocK  \nv  *�������*  ^^l^ran-ajU^  ._ labour  Un'  ^=20 so, v��s-  Completely Installed  Including labour and all taxes!  $15-50sq yd  EXAMPLE: 12 x15 =20 sq. yds.  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