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 I.KGISLATIVK LIBRARY  Parliament Buildings  Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X4  50 cents per copy on news stands  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST SINCE 1945  February 17, 1992    Volume 4(>     Issue 07  Court quashes Gospel Rock tree bylaw  Supreme Court rules geotechnical evidence lacking  by Jane Seyd  A decision handed down Wednesday  by the Supreme Court of British  Columbia has declared invalid a Gibsons' bylaw which sought to control  development on part of Gospel Rock.  Council passed Bylaw 632-1 May 6.  1991, designating the plateau area of  Gospel Rock as a tree-cutting permit  area, under a section of the Municipal  Act allowing local governments to regulate or prohibit tree-cutting on land con  sidered subject to flooding, erosion, land  slip or avalanche.  In his decision quashing the bylaw,  however. Mr. Justice Skipp found it was  the "perceived opposition" of Gibsons  residents to development of Gospel  Rock, rather than specific geotechnical  concerns, which motivated the bylaw. It  was therefore enacted on irrelevant  grounds, the judge concluded.  Another bylaw (623) which prohibits  tree-cutting on the ocean-front and bluff  areas of Gospel Rock was upheld in the  decision. Skipp also upheld sections of  Gibsons' official community plan designating parts of Gospel Rock as development permit areas.  In order for a bylaw on the Gospel  Rock plateau to succeed, Gibsons would  have to possess definitive technical evidence that the area was environmentally  sensitive or subject lo flooding and erosion, said Skipp in his judgment.  The judge added thai there was noth  ing to prevent Gibsons from passing  another tree-cutting bylaw for the Gospel  Rock plateau once it had hard geotechnical evidence indicating potential ecological hazard.  "It would, in my view, however, be  preferable if the parties arrived at a solution which would involve a compromise  and I define compromise as each side  making concessions," he said.  Mayor Eric Small said the decision  was positive in that it upheld three of the  town's important bylaw, and Qlbl 10%'  community plan, despite the quuhln| '1  Bylaw 623-1. He also agreed with  Skipp's urge for compromise between  developer Hayden Killani and the municipality. "That's something thai strongly  appeals to me," he said, adding that  negotiations with the developer have  already started "behind the scenes."  Said Small: "We're taking a positive  approach that Mr. Killani will want to  proceed wilh those negotiations."  Parent and IWA  want book out of  school libraries  by Jane Seyd  It doesn't have any of the more conventionally titillating descriptions of sex, and the most controversial four-letter word il contains is  "tree".  But a recent children's book, Maxinc's Tree by Diane Leger-  Ilaskell, has something potentially even more inflammatory in  today's forestry climate - an environmental point of view.  That has led to a complaint from one parent, Jim Gibson, and a  request from Murray Cantelon, president of the local chapter of the  IWA, that the school district remove the book from elementary  school libraries on the Sunshine Coast.  Gibson, who is a fourth-generation logger on the Coast, said he  first became upsel about the book when his six-year-old daughter  brought it home to read from West Sechell elementary school, and  consequently began making statements that logging was a "bad"  occupation. "I found il to be a very one-sided book," said Gibson.  "And I'm not the only parent of a logging family who's had to face  this sort of thing."  When the situation wasn't resolved lo his satisfaction at the  school, Gibson decided lo take his complaint to trustees, along with  the local IWA leader.  "What we are saying is we would like lo see a balance there," said  Cantelon. "We haven't seen it as our role in life lo publish propaganda that justifies what we do for a living. But in absence of a book  like lhat, we would like to think they would voluntarily choose not to  have (Maxine's Tree) in the library."  In his written complaint lo the school board, Cantelon said the  book presented a "bias" of an "extreme environmental group" which  "would lead an impressionable mind lo believe that all logging is bad  turn In page 14  Jill Venechuk held a few surprises for Garry Gray at Elphinstone High's Valentines Day Cakewalk.  Joel Johnstone photo  Two years' work of local artist  vanishes as thieves hit arts centre  by Jane Seyd  It isn't what is usually meant  by "art appreciation."  But somebody obviously  knew what they wanted last  week at the arts centre in Sechell  - and how to gel it.  Thursday morning, curator  Larry Westlake arrived lo find  the glass panel in the iront door  of Ihe centre smashed in, the  back doors open and the w ire for  the alarm system cut.  Inside, an exhibit of elaborately designed and embroidered  clothing by artist Paula Seifred  was conspicuously absent  Thieves made off wilh six  full-length silk dresses, all of  which were richly dyed and  beaded, and one embroidered  winter coat, which formed half  of Seifrcd's display at the centre.  The other half of the display,  consisting of painted panels  which formed backdrops for the  clothing, was left untouched.  Also untouched were some  other pieces of Seifred's art on  display, and the interior of the  centre itself, although some  money totalling less than $100  was taken from a cash float in  the desk.  "I don't know if they knew  what they were doing as far as  what they were actually taking,"  said Westlake on Wednesday  "But they certainly knew their  way around the arts centre."  To help them out, the thieves  also took the labels from the  walls beside the exhibit, which  explained the work and gave a  selling price of the panel and  Arts Centre curator Larry Westlake remade what he could of Paula Seifred's  Surface/Resurface  exhibition following a theft from the Arts Centre.  Joel Johnstone photo  clothing combination.  "It was gone through in such  a fashion thai it doesn't look like  young kids," said Corporal  Armet of the Sechelt RCMP  detachment. "He or she knew  what they were after."  Seifred said she was both  "shocked and amazed" at the  robbery, which represented  about two years of work and a  value of approximately $9,000  (which should be covered by the  centre's insurance policy if the  work is not recovered).  And everyone expressed  sttprised at the thieves unconventional choice of art. "They're  very distinctive," said Seifred  about the dresses. "They  couldn't be worn with much  confidence because someone  would see litem," Only one or  two very specialized shops  would buy the art for anything  near what it is worth, she said.  and Ihey would only buy directly  from the artist. Anyone else  would be unlikely lo pay mote  than a couple of hundred dollars.  Said Westlake, "They would  be extremely difficult to sell."  The only advantage offered  by Ihe exhibit was portability.  Because the fabric was very  sheer, all the clothing would  likely fit into a small shopping  bag, said Seifred.  Both Westlake and Seifred  expressed relief lhat Ihe arts centre itself and the rest of the  exhibit weren't vandalized. The  cash lockups and liquor cabinet  had been opened, and "there had  been a small beer parly in the  kitchen," said Westlake, but  nothing else had been disturbed.  Westlake said he was especially upset that the alarm system was so easily by-passed. "In  retrospect, it was completely  inadequate," he said.  Seifred said she would be  offering a reward for Ihe return  of the dresses, and still plans to  go ahead with her talk and slide  show on the art this week at the  arts centre. "1 wonder if (the  thieves) will come," she said.  Westlake said donalions have  been taken from the cash box at  the centre before, but this is the  first time works of art have actually been stolen. "This is all part  of our cultural growth on the  Sunshine Coast," he commented.  Gibsons wrestles  with impasse over  bypass planning  by Charles Hart  Gibsons residents have petitioned the highways ministry to  alter its bypass plans, arguing  phase two should be constructed  to Henry Road rather than  Payne Road as is currently proposed.  The petition says the  Payne/Pratt Road area is already  too congested and argues that  bringing the Gibsons bypass out  there will only add to existing  traffic problems.  But when Gibsons council  discussed the issue Tuesday,  Aid. John McNevin said Henry  Road would be an equally dangerous location to develop an  interesection. "There's already a  dangerous dip which would  have to be four-laned." he said.  McNevin argued the bypass  should be extended to the  Peninsula Hotel, as was originally proposed. "1 don't want  the government to use (lack of)  funding as an excuse not to finish the project," he said. Powell  River-Sunshine Coasl MLA  Gordon Wilson is also lobbv, ing  the ministry to construct all  three phases of the bypass at  once.  A letter from the ministry lo  council notes the Payne location  was previously supported b) the  SCRD and Gibsons, and says  some of Ihe right ol -way lot the  route has already been acquired  The letter adds that rerouting  the highway west to the Penin  sula Hotel would be clone in a  future extension.  Council decided lo refer the  matter to planner Rob Buchan  for a report before replying to  the ministry.  Hospital employee's  union votes to strike  by Stuart burnside  Si Mary's Hospital Employee Union members voted SI per cent in  favour of strike action Wednesday. "Thai's about on a par with the  rest of the province," according to HEU spokesman Chris Gainor  Gainor told the Coast News that strike action wouldn't be taken  unless talks resumed with Ihe Health Labour Relations Association  (HLRA) Feb. 15 prove unsuccessful. He said a decision lo strike*  could come as early as this week, but added that a decision lo strike  required 72 hours notice.  HLRA spokesman Martin Livingston told the Coast News he  didn't think the HEU would strike. "I don't think the majority ol ihe  Union members want lo walk out. Tlte economic conditions lhat exist  at this lime make il hard for people to give up their jobs."  turn to page 2 Coast News. 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The mixture is  called "MELBROSIA". and it is brinit praised worldwide as a safe therapy for  menopause. Women can now betfin emoviiiti this period of their life.  At the suttttestion of his friend, Yugoslavian gynecologist Prof Dr.  Osuuiiairtic, Dr Salomon gave MKLRHOS1A to some of his patients. The result  was so surprising, he began a series of studies with patients in Hamburg. Now  studies on some 500 women have been completed.  The women were between 40 and 60 years old. could not be treated with  hormones due to health problems, and did not get ttie desired results from  other herbal preparations. Every woman had to take three capsules of  NELBROSIA daily during the three month therapy.  The women leported improvement after the first 10 days. After another 10  days, one third of the women declared they had no more hot flushes or  palpitations.  At the third examination after 30 days, 82 percent of the women were  completely symptom-free. The other women reported a remarkable decrease of  symptoms. Dr. Salomon recommended his patients take MELBROSIA regularly  in order to build a store house of concentrated vitality.  The pollen ��� roval jelly mixture contains vitamins A. C, D, and K. as well as the  entire complex of B vitamins, mineral and trace elements, to provide valuable  building blocks for the immune system.  The most significant results of Dr. Salomon's therapy studies were: the  cessation of insomnia; a decrease in physical aches and pains and all  headaches; and increased vitality  Prof Dr. Neil Lyall. a British nutritional scientist established that the regular  intake   of  NELBROSIA   stimulates   the  function of the ovaries and generally provides  a rejuvenating effect Two to three capsules  should be taken daily before breakfast by  opening the capsules and letting the contents  dissolve  under  the   tongue  for  several  minutes.  Aside from taking MELBROSIA, proper  nutrition, supplements, herbs, exercise, and  adequate rest also play important roles in  helping to alleviate menopausal symptoms.  BoxoM5's  Boxof30's  ���9  reg price $12.99  reg price $24.49  sale $10.99  sale .20.99  from page I  Neither Livingston or St. Mary's representative  Linda Moseley knew how many hospital employees actually voted.  Livingston noted that an 81 per cent vole didn't  mean 81 per cent of HEU members favour a strike.  "At Vancouver General, 700 of the 2,600 eligible  HEU workers voled, but their vote is counted as  100 per cent of the HEU members." He noted that  "only 39 per cent of those 700 voted in favour of a  strike.  The HEU and the HLRA have been negotiating  over a varitety of issues for more than a year, but  the dominant issue, according lo the HEU, is pay  equity. HEU employees have taken the stand there  are pay discrepancies between female workers and  their male counterparts.  Also at issue are large pay raises for hospital  administrators. The HEU says administrators have  had their wages raised more than .W per cent in the  last year while HEU workers have seen an increase  of only six percent. .  Livingston maintained Ihe pay increases for  upper management were necessary to keep administrators from being lured East where wages are  "substantially higher." Livingston also noted that  administrators had their wages frozen in 1988.  Members of the Hospital Employees Union, including staff at St.  Mary's in Sechelt, have voted 78 per cent in favor of strike action. Last  week, however HEU members, including Evelyn Marker and Linda  Moseley, were still on the job at the hospital. Jane  Seyd photo  Development fee hike for Gibsons?  krCtwaiMNart  The cost of Gibsons' development is about to rise - tenfold in the  case of plans requiring a development permit and roughly 30 per cent  for other applications, such as zoning or official community plan  amendments.  Planner Rob Buchan told council Tuesday that municipal fees  have not changed since 1986, while costs have risen substantially.  "To illustrate the point, inflation has caused an increase in costs of 30  per cent from 1986 to 1992 without reflecting any other potential  source of increased costs," Buchan said in a report.  The increased complexity of applications, requiring more staff  time and more frequent use of consultants, lawyers and engineers,  adds further lo municipal costs, Buchan explained. For comparison,  the planner submitted a schedule of fees charged by eight other BC  municipalities. In general, the current rates charged in Gibsons,  except for the $100 development permit fee, are in line with smaller  municipalities listed such as Sechelt and Whistler, but lower than the  larger municipalities of North Vancouver and White Rock.  Mayor Eric Small expressed concern that the proposed development permit hike to $1,000 from $100 could prove a hardship for  residential properties brought into new development permit areas  marked out in the town's draft official community plan. But Buchan  pointed out development permits will only be required for land zoned  commercial, industrial or multi-family, not residential.  Administrator Dan Legg argued the increase is justified, given the  growing complexity of development permits, especially as they relate  to environmental issues.  The other proposed fees would see applications for development  variance permits, community plan and zoning amendments rise to  $1,000 from $700; combined OCP-zoning applications increased to  $1,300 from $700 and board of variance charges hiked lo $130 from  $100.  Council gave first reading to the application fee bylaw.  3-5522 Wharf Rd. Sechelt ��� 885-7001  Going Away  on Vacation?  Your Secret's  Safe With Us  .leave your care* at liiirac with us  fit / Animal Can*  Mail[Charing and Forwarding  Indiana- Plant and Yard Maintenance  Regular Home Check or Uve-in Service  CALL SHARON 885-2228  WC��t(MH(M-(Va((k  ^^       tufttmnt'tnfif  BONDED LICENSED INSURED  BnnchtiCoaitToCoaat  Forest recreation promoted for  Sunshine Coast through MOF  SUNSHINE COAST INSURANCE ���  AGENCIES LTD.  ���;  i  SlJtolrt  ,   package  Iar insurance rates have to go  up", says ICBC. This is bad news  for all of us, however there is a  ray of light for safe drivers with five  years of claim free driving. 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Trail Bay Mail, Sechelt  885-2291  Gibsons Park Plaza, Gibsons  886-7751  by Chiriti Hsrt  About 100 outdoor recre-  ationalists turned oul to a Ministry of Forests information  session in Sechelt, Feb. 6,  putting forward a host of suggestions for improving access to  the woods.  Recreation resource officer  Bob Rebantad said the "excellent response" has generated a  pool of ideas, which will be presented in a report within the  next few months.  High on the priority list was  preservation and access to old  growth in the Tetrahedron and  Caren Range. Accessible old-  growth is in short supply, while  the demand is increasing. "It's  become a feature in itself that  people want to see," Rebantad  said.  He noted there were also  Improved access  to old growth  high on the  forest recreation  priority list  plenty of suggestions for  improving hiking and biking  opportunities on the Coast, and  described one idea for a circular  roule which would run from  Langdale lo Port Mellon, continue along the new gas pipeline  route to Sechelt, then head back  along the logging roads and old  flume route to Gibsons. "It certainly looks awfully feasible,"  Rebantad said.  MODEL CONTEST  Judging It Feb 22 at 1 pm  FREE Coffee and Cookies  Models and enlty forms can bo diopped  off at state starting Feb 17  Deadline for Entry It 5 pm Fri, I  Grandma's  Toy Box  MM. 3044  Other ideas cited by local  residents as deserving better  access included Triangle Lakes,  near Halfmoon Bay, and wilderness areas such as Phantom  Lake, located near the Cloholm  Lakes in Salmon Inlet. "People  identified a lot of little areas,"  Rebantad said.  The Sechelt information session attracted a much stronger  turnout than a similar one the  day before in Powell River,  underlining the fact lhat forest  recreation is comparatively  underdeveloped on the Sunshine Coast. Rebantad said presentations were made by  Friends of Caren, the Tetrahedron Alliance, hiking, biking  and equestrian groups.  Once a report has been compiled, he said the ministry will  draw up a five-year plan and  advance as many low-capital  projects as possible. An annual  budget of $100,000 puts constraints on the amount of recreation development that can be  accomplished, but Rebantad  noted shared work projects with  service and community groups  in Powell River have enabled  the ministry to achieve far more  than the budget alone would  have allowed. He said he hoped  to foster similar community  involvement on the Coast.  I"   - Coast News, Fehru.iry 17, 19*) 2  Gibsons Bus provides  unmatched anywhere  service  else  Friends of the  Gibsons Bus  $15,000  $1400  D. Southcomb.  Evanl* ClKk  Barb Hltchon  Jim Craig  Batty Wataon  Don Beck  Elaanof Sudttea  Nara J. Mait.au  Jan Vavilk  Walter Buih  Mlk. Mearni  Jamea Gilchrist  Qiaca Gilchrist  Mark Stephen.  Iran. Fallot  Ann. Miles  Or. Kathleen Vance  Henry's Bakery and Coffee Shop  Doris Kullandw  Stan a Daphne Avla  Tim A Wendy Turner  D.L. A L.J. Honeybunn  J.W. A J.L Sampson  Flo A Coley Fasterforook  A 12 Anonymous Donors  I'teasr join the list bv  submitting yow donations to:  Henry's llakrry  Box 747 Gihsons  t'lmst Hooks  l.owi'1 (iibsons  Any Gibsons Itus  Tlie driver will be ready to accept  your financial support  $10 ��� associate membership  $25+ ��� voting membership  by Tim Turner  A healthy community is a  community in which all organizations, from informal groups to  governments, are working  effectively together to improve  the quality of all people's lives.  Is Gibsons a healthy community? And if so, what makes it  one? No doubt there are as  many opinions on this as there  are contributing factors, but for  me and many others, one very prominent influence  stands out, perhaps  because of its 'high  profile' and the  broad reaching  impact it has on this  community - the  Gibsons Bus.  The Gibsons  Bus, with its 5,000-  plus riders a month,  is in large part the  'connective tissue' that binds  this community together. For  many people it has become an  indispensible service. You only  have to know a few red-eyed  commuters or a housebound  senior, a teenager with weekend  plans, a family from Burnaby  on a Sunday adventure, a local  shopkeeper or a resident from  Keats Island to get the picture.  This bus is not only useable,  it's used. It guarantees freedom  to move to people throughout  our community seven days a  week, 365 days a year. It provides that service with compassion, sensitivity and humour.  Diane Schafer and the other  drivers provide a service  unmatched anywhere else in the  country. Unfortunately, we've  stood back and watched it slowly slip closer and closer to  oblivion.  Transportation is fast becoming a major concern for residents up and down the Sunshine  Coast. Here in Gibsons as elsewhere we are overly dependent  on our cars to keep us mobile.  This is resulting in increasing  ,-,,        , . traffic congestion,  Clearly one of greater pcemiai  the lower  Coast's  environmental  success stories  is dying of  neglect'  for accidents and  deteriorating  air/sound quality.  The planned  expansion of local  highway projects,  parking lots and  ferry service  makes it abundantly clear that  we need to rethink  our transportation system so as  to encourage the use of cleaner  and more environmentally  sound forms of transportation.  Recent discussions have  focused on faster ferries, hourly  service and late night sailings,  all of which will inevitably  increase the number of people  passing through. However, in  the midst of these discussions  resides a most conspicuous  oversight. One of the most  important links in our ability to  move people once they get here  and clearly one of the lower  Coast's environmental success  stories - the Gibsons Bus - is  dying of neglect.  MLA Gordon Wilson's 'town hall meeting' packed a crowd into United Church hall in  Gibsons, Feb.ll. The fate of the Gibsons Bus was one of the topics discussed.  Joel Johnstone photo  Watershed  controls eyed  The regional district will  seek authority to restrict public  vehicle access to. both the lower  Chapman valley watershed and  lo the upper part of ihe Tannis  Lake recreational trail to protect  drinking water.  "We don't want campers  going up there and parking next  to the creek and dumping their  garbage," said alternate director  Harry Almond.  Director Jeremy Frith said  allowing vehicles near the  watersheds could result in oil  and gas pollution of the water  supply.  The regional district will also  look into placing signs to alert  users they are in areas used for  the district's water supply.  Turquoise Jewellery, Drums,  =  Dream Catchers, Pottery,  T-Shirts  c  For Around The  World Shopping  Cowrie St. Sechelt  Mon - Sat, 10 - S  885-6460  *T .'�����������. 7���',,'���.. ;,, 777T  m  ���      .Va'. .��!.", '..   ,y.    ������*���'   T   '.������   ���'-      ���������:��� -���''.Jf**\*.VV,! ,        ���>:.   '   ������      -'.�����.,   ,< ><    1*.  .-.���"..V   "a'      *.:    "    ���  ��.,       j. .a  ..'_!_J_. '  IV. ���  -    r..-f .    '     '..VataAk'  J.  SALE  25% Off  Springrraid  Percale Bed Linens  Ensuite Towels  DREAM SHOPPE  Bayside Building, Sechelt   8851965   So what can we do? The  Gibsons Bus has formed a nonprofit society and needs your  financial assistance. The society  needs $15,000 by the end of  February if it is to continue.  There can be no extensions, no  resurrections after that date.  Please extend your support  today.  Simply put, the Gibsons Bus  will need the unprecedented  support of its community in  order to survive and flourish. If  it reaches that target of SI5,000,  the Gibsons Bus will live on as  a friendly, mobile reminder of  what healthy communities are  all about.  Cftft  *t^  & SUPPLIES  Gibsons Park Plaza, Hwy  886-7242  Hours: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm; Mon-Thurs & Sat  Fri: 9:30 am - 7:00 pm ��� Sun 11:00 pm - 4:00 pm  "GOOD DEAL MEALS"  are back  Monday to Thursday  February 17-20, 1992  This Week's Feature  illl  1. Barbecue Ribs  2. Chicken Souvlaki  3. 14" Pizza (large)  Choose from any one of the above "Good Meal Deals" from  Monday to Thursday (4 - 9 pm, dine-in only, served a la carte)  Overlooking  Gibsons Harbour  OM-E-G-A  RESTAURANT  281    GOWER    PT.    RD  Reservations  886-2268  Best Service For Your Dollar  JE-SSriaUBE  & OIL CHANGE  19  95  lor most North Ameticnn enrs  & light tiucks  Imports & Diesels extia  Limit Fl l-A Filter, 61. Oil  NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY  Includes Oil Filter  Wharf Rd., Sechelt      van TtuiFiaaaM-nn 885-3281      885-7211 (pansDuscipnonii)     mdlsmh Coasl News, February 17, 1992  Time running out  for Gibsons Bus  Tin' sense of urgency building under the campaign to  save tin' dibsons Bus is real and pressing.  Time is running out: the non-profit society set up to  spearhead the fundraising drive has said unequivocally  thai without $15,000 in hand or committed by month's  end, the bus will come grinding to a permanent halt.  Thai would be disastrous for the countless residents,  especially seniors, who rely on the bus to get them around  in a town whose shops and other essential services are  divided by a sleep hill.  Hut there's another dimension here. The town, developing at an unprecedented rate, is already seeing the early  signs of a traffic problem - congestion and an attendant  rise in pollution that will only worsen as the Coast population grows.  Residents expecting a government-subsidized transit  system to solve their transportation ills should think  again. Tlte Coast has so far failed in attempts to expand  the limited schedule of conventional bus service between  (iibsous and Sechelt, let alone secure added funding for  neighbourhood routes within the municipalities themselves.  Once off the roatl, the Gibsons Bus will not be revived.  An essential service will have disappeared and its demise  will eventually be felt by the whole community, not just  those who currently depend on it.  Friends of the (iibsous Bus arc needed now. As one  society director said this week: "We can't keep talking  about this. This is the time for action."  Alternatives please  The latest American challenge to the most efficient  Honda plant in North America which was about to be  expanded in an Ontario which desperately needs all the  good news it can get is foreboding.  The Americans have questioned the North American  content of the Canadian built Hondas and the threat of not  being allowed to sell to the American market has put the  plant's expansion on permanent hold.  Mulroney says the deal is our best hope, but maybe we  should be trying lo join the European Common Market.  This North American economic block has all the earmarks of an outworn colonialism with Canadian resources  and Mexican labour making American overlords rich.  Maybe we should be selling ourselves, if sell ourselves  we must, to the Japanese.  A considered ruling  The B.C. Court of Appeal made the right decision in  refusing the NDP government's application to delay an  appeal of the Gitksan Wet'suwet'en land claims decision.  There is some substance to Aboriginal Affairs Minister  Andrew Petter's argument that the five-month delay  sought would have allowed breathing room for negotiations outside the court process. But the landmark case,  focusing on title to 57,000 square kilometres of traditional  lands in central B.C., has already been mired in legal proceedings for five years.  Speaking for the appeal court, which is now confronting a series of cases on aboriginal rights, Justice John  Taggart rightly pointed out that negotiations would not be  impeded by the appeal going ahead as planned April 6.  If anything, a bona fide attempt at negotiations stands a  better chance of succeeding with the urgency of a court  date looming.  letters  Ozone depletion  news alarming  Last night, according to television and radio news broadcasts, NASA scientists warned  that the destruction of the ozone  layer is proceeding much more  rapidly than they had thought,  which was demonstrated by the  record of ozone-depletion in  areas other than the north and  south poles. News like this fills  me with alarm.  When we understand that,  even if we stopped release of  ozone-depleting chemicals  today, the pipeline of these substances already travelling  through the atmosphere and  higher layers would continue  the destruction of ozone for a  further 10 years.  Perhaps if we looked at the  problem on a different scale we  would realize the extreme peril.  For example, tiny marine organisms called phytoplankton are  being adversely affected by the  ultra-violet rays which enter the  atmosphere because of the  destruction of the ozone layer.  Phytoplankton really have no  way of protecting themselves.  So, who cares about phytoplankton? We emphatically do.  They are part of the ocean's  important role in removing carbon from the atmosphere and  they are also a food source for  the ocean fish. When they are  gone, what will happen to the  fish or more likely, what is happening to the fish stock right  now? There are many organisms on earth which cannot  shield themselves from this dan  ger. Trees and crops will suffer  increasing leaf and needle burn.  It is also virtually impossible  to protect our children from the  consequences of a depleted  ozone layer. Some time ago,  Vancouver opthalmologist. Dr.  Paul Duboard, warned of eye  damage from UVA, UVB and  UVC rays and recommended  particularly that the eyes of  children should be protected  now. But it is virtually impossible to really protect the eyes and  skin of young children.  There is something we can  do; something we all should do.  We should write to the federal  government and demand that  the production of ozone-depleting chemicals such as freons,  methyl chloroform and CFCs be  halted immediately and that  they not be replaced by another  substance which is almost as  dangerous. Every day wasted in  the elimination of these chemicals increases Ihe danger for all  of us.  PATRICIA BARRETT  Madeira Park  A Cove We Loved  Where once a pretty home-  house stood.  And a hill sloped upward,  green with grass,  Where our eyes found rest  and drink and food.  Now all is gone, where is the  grass?  Where is the lovely home  and trees?  Destroyed by some jackass!  Where the waves once  lapped on a gentle beach  With natural rocks to guard  the land,  Now sits a man-made wall,  fit for a jail.  Behind it six nondescript  row houses stand  Leering, in cahoots with the  ugly wall.  The hill has suffered a horrible gash,  The friendly trees are felled  and gone,  Traded for a pot of filthy  cash,  A pot that shimmers ever  ahead,  Moving in cat-like walk it  . atta/ia*! %$\gaMaay  8u���.hl���.Co..,N.w.  VON SAC  hurries on,  And you'll be chasing it until  you're dead.  Where is the beauty, where  is the grass?  The answer comes, insistently clear,  Destroyed by some jackass.  VIOLET TYNER  Madeira Park  Reconsider  tourism funding  As the economy of Canada is  in a slump, I question if now is  the time that the Economic  Development Committee should  deny Travel Sunshine Coast the  small amount of funding the  TSC needs for operating costs  used to encourage tourists lo  this area.  Has Maurice Egan fully  appreciated the amount of work  put into the TSC to encourage  tourists by the past chairman  Vene Parnell, Kay Bailey,  Donna Johnson, Davine Morton  and others.  What we need to do is to  encourage tourists in every way,  so they will stay at least a night  or longer, and by staying, spend  money that will help the local  economy.  This would be preferable  than having visitors arrive by  bus, admire the view and then  depart. Perhaps if the EDC  would reconsider this matter of  funding, il would provide an  incentive to give a boost to the  local economy.  MARY NORTON  Gibsons, BC  Making like cormorants on a misty Pacific morning  What a winter this has been! Sure, there's been  rain from time, to time but nothing you could possibly call winter weather. And when the sun  ijlunes. as it has for days at a time already in 1992,  you can't for the life of you imagine why people  would want to leave this spectacularly beautiful  and gentle place and go to Mexico.  This is a fortunate thing, if your travel plans  and budget cannot possibly allow you to consider  such adventures just now in an> case This is the  oldest wisdom: if you can't afford to go anywhere  it's best to stay where you are.  But when where you are in the northern hemisphere is showing you flowers and buds in early  February (in fact in Sechelt the other day I saw a  flowering tree in full bloom and this not yet Valentine's Day), and when all of these buds and blooms  and blossoming trees are set off with the spectacular beauty of the Pacific Coast mountains and  islands and ocean as a back drop, then staying  where you are is not only painless it is a positive  pleasure.  Now my old friend Jake is as sensible of the  charms of his chosen place as any man alive, but  nonetheless when the misty gentleness of a recent  morning lured us away from the promised chess  game in his cabin and down to the log-strewn cove  nearby, the old man was strangely and uncharac-  musings  John burnside  tensttcally gloomy.  We had selected a dry log to sit on. Across the  cove and beyond the low-lying mist just off shore,  the snow capped peaks of Vancouver Island  marked the western horizon.  In the foreground a squadron of ducks were  sailing by in good order towards the estuary of a  nearby stream. Gulls and crows, too, were beginning to foregather, as the receding tide began to  reveal enough of the beach to make the principal  food-gathering activities of the day possible for  these feathered denizens of the coast Prime time it  was for coastal birds and coastal bird watchers  alike.  Further out in the cove at the edge of the mist  three cormorants rode a floating log in the scarce  noticeable swell of these protected inside waters  on a still day. One cormorant had his wings hung  out to dry; the other two were close gathered and  motionless.  Just to make sure that all residents were  accounted for a great blue heron flapped slowly by  a few feet above the water heading around the corner of the cove to a favourite fishing spot.  The only sound, apart from the occasional marshalling squawk, uttered presumedly by the drill  sergeant of the duck squadron, was the offshore  grumble of a passing tugboat somewhere invisible  behind the mist.  "They are all here today, aren't they?" I said,  breaking a companionable silence in which we had  been jointly digesting the joys of the morning.  "It is assuredly the place to be on such a morning as this. On mornings like this you can imagine  that you are glimpsing a world which is vanishing  faster dun we know. Here is an Eden-like world  where mankind and his makings are not the sum  and the substance of experience; where the fever  and follies of our combatative and acquisitive kind  seem al some remove. Like that tugboat out there,  we know it's there, but we are far enough away  from the roar of its engines and its tow of dead  trees that it doesn't impinge on the harmony of the  morning. This is a rare and a beautiful time."  Jake was not usually this eloquent But beneath  the words, like the muted but clearly heard roar of  the tugboat offshore, a note of sadness endured.  "You seem a little down, oldtimer," I suggested  after a pause again.  Jake was in no hurry to answer, so we watched  the ducks go by; the heron turned the comer of the  cove and disappeared from view; the cormorants  bobbed motionless on their floating log. The sun  came out and silvered the last of the morning mist.  It would be gone by noon.  "Ungrateful, I suppose, is what I am," said my  friend finally. "Being alive and here should be  enough, like those fellows out there," and he nodded towards the birds that shared the cove with us.  "But sometimes you get to thinking that it could  be more like this for everyone everywhere had we  the balance of these unpretentious food gatherers,  the sense to know when enough was enough and to  sit as still and undemanding as the cormorants drying their wings. But this cove of ours is not the  image of the world. Mornings like this make a man  imagine what might have been and what certainly  cannot be in the time alloted him."  He had no more to say. Neither did I. We sat  and watched the sun remove the mist, as silent and  as still as cormorants.  Const  >e Sunshin**> Ccuss! News �� ioully owned  ao* iXaCwshed x :r>�� Sunsfww Com B C  ��>��*���> Monoa* by Giasj*o>*a Press Ltd . Sot  460 GOsons. 6 C . VW IVQ (604! .W6-.7522.  FAX 60*t 5*c ":*��� Sect** Ofnct.Boi 68.  SttfM. B C (60*) 8B5-39X. EaMomJ l6W',  865-3900. f\x (604) 885 3954  Th�� Sursfwe Coast Htmt -i protect*) t*  copyngftt aind i-cproducnori at amy M" 0* rt By  any triri s proftA-ted unless permssaon r  wntmg is frst secured 'fom Glatssiord Press Lid .  row-* of tt�� copyngnt SuMcnowyi me  Zraa* *ye*-t35. 6 mo-.WO Fo-e��gr-' y��tr  140 SjCPJjd CjjM Mai Btgtta-on No 47Q3  JanaSa-yO  Cn��*��ij  avnonv Catlf0a'Sitta\  am tnM*m  Kjo*. Raaakv lata**  TnadH Fun HMh  QAajgrar. a&n Ca*ra��.  CamaStuni  I  Vour community's  AVVARD-IVINN/.VC  newspaper  imam.*  m��sr   ic ���� Jt  N H��n'I'*aaa ^a^ju^aja^  '.' Coast News, February 17, 1W2  opinion  in a nutshell  s. nutter  Many of us, too many of us maybe, switch into television channels  that have canned laughter cut into iheir programs. Canned laughter is  of course, laughter picked up on tape by some soundman here or  there, and simply dropped into any old program where the producer  would like his audience to laugh. Sure enough, and sadly enough it  seems to me, the audiences come braying in along.  Laughter is perhaps the mast spontaneous thing we do, and to have  it cut up, on tape, and fed to us, second by second, as some producer  devises, has got to be the most down-putting thing in a down-putting  world.  I have never found out where they record this laughter Do they  have auditions somewhere for laughers? And what sort of a notice  would go oul? Laughter needed?  More likely there are these soundmen lurking about with their  microphones at the ready, in places where genuinely funny stuff is  going on, and they get lite gotxl old spontaneous boffo, and then they  sell it (by the fool?) to Ihe producers of this dreary stuff lhat comes  over on night TV.  'Laughter, real laughter'  There has got lo l>e more to il of course. There are manic shrieks,  the same manic shrieks I swear 1 have heard on quite different programs. If a laughter broker has a really good manic shriek, does he  bargain for it? Is there someone out there he can meet and say look,  my manic shriek is hetter than any manic shriek you've got around?  Laughter, real laughter, is of course, our best expression, and this  phoney snipped in stuff has got to be an ultimate crappo. But we take  it. Are we nervous? Do we maybe think that we don't gel Ihe joke? Is  it that we would simply like lo laugh as long as everyone else is  laughing?  I remember a play in Toronto. It was an old-style comedy, and the  laughs or chuckles came as they did, every once in a while. The audience, however, laughed at every second speech, thinking that there  must be a one-liner there.  Laugh is defined in the Oxford dictionary as the instinctive  expression of mirth. Mirth is described as pleasurable feeling, joy and  happiness. Not much that we didn't all know to begin with.  Instinctive, however, would seem to be the executive word. We  obviously can't really describe these things, but we laugh or we don't  laugh, and we laugh instinctively.  'Laughed through the blitz in London'  Generations, centuries, of writers trying to be funny have come  and gone. On the Sunshine Coasl, I think a more cynical, sour perhaps, more stand-apart position has grown. Funny is on the one hand  a nervous reaction, and on the other a strictly in-ctill, personal thing.  This doesn't rule oul Bugs Bunny, Charlie Chaplin, Jack Benny or  any of those fellows. Boh Hope is still with us running over the stories from the old joke book. Good heavens, we are easy enough to  amuse.  So, one wonders, why all this canned laughter? I mean you could  run il in between speeches in the House of Commons. People would  laugh. Run it after a grim story of how Cassiar is going down the  drain, would they laugh do you suppose?  It seems to me that il would be nice if we got rid of all this bogus  boffo. Sure, I suppose, that some laughers will be put out of work,  and maybe there's not all thai much else they can do, but seriously  chaps. Laughter itself is at stake.  Laughter itself is not going to go down the drain. People laughed  through the blitz in London, and some of our best funny stuff has  come from some of our most depressing experiences. Still, we have  never really had this thing before where made-up laughter is fed to us  to make us, presumably dummies, laugh whether we like the stuff or  not.  Fortunately for the sanity of the nation we can turn these things  off, right? At the first hint of canned laughter we switch the channel  over. Maybe what we get is the sex life of the weevil, but we will  have done our bit.  Show Piece Frames  25  07      ALL  iS��� FRAMING  Urr MATERIALS  Large Selection o/  MOLDINGS ��� MAT BOARDS ��� READY MAtll. I KAMI S  SALE IN EFFECT ALL 29 DAYS OF FEBRUARY  Wilson Creek Gallery  25-50  25  POSTERS &  ___  LIMITED EDITION  OFF REPRODUCTIONS  %  _��� SELECTED FRAMED  Orr  REPRODUCTIONS  Wilson Creek Plaza  Show Piece Frames Wilson Creek Gallery  885-9215 Mon-Sat, 9:30-5:30        885-0877  S(jPjLThe KeY to Success.  Kir.mmws. Gibsons ��� 886-2622 1  Sechelt ��� 885-3930 1  niters  THIS WEEK'S SPECIALS  AT ANDYS  Love  To love  is to become one being within each other  To love  is to allow that being to be  bom tenfold  To love  is to become as children  To love  is to accept all frailties and  power of each being  To love  is to not fear living  To love  is to not fear dying  To love  is to forgive  To love  is pure.  WAYNE DEJARLIS  Keep Gibsons Bus  on the road  We are recent newcomers to  Gibsons, and so far we like living here very much. Apart from  the beautiful scenery and the  friendly people, we like the  mild weather.  We don't have a car, but we  have managed to get around  very nicely with the Gibsons  Bus and the friendly and obliging drivers who are always so  cheerful, even at the end of a  wet miserable day.  I am sure there are many  seniors who depend on this bus  - surely something can be done  about keeping it moving.  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Coaist News, February 17,19*) 2  Royal Bank - Gibsons  branch  Extended Hours  Exclusively Ear RSP Contributions  Hours:  Fri.. Fi*b 28: 5:00-8:00 pin  Sat, Feb 29: 10:00 am-2:00 pm  (last day foe i*'l,i contributions)  Sunnycrest Mull 886-2201  letters  Compromise on  Pender dump  As a Pi-iuleritc who has lived  MM the dump lot ihe past 15  years. I'd like to give my per  speetive of the presetu dispute  over the dump hy slating what 1  see as the pros and eons ol Ihe  situation.  Pros:  ��� ll is cotivemeiil heitig open  24 hours a day and there are no  restrictions,  ��� ll doesn't cost anything'.'.  ��� One man's garbage is  another man's treasure  Cons  ��� Because it is open 24 hours  a day with no restrictions, any  one Irom anywhere can dump  whatever they want.  ��� The cost is toxins leaking  into Ihe watershed, smoldering  waste polluting the air;  ��� Noise pollution as Ihe  sound ol guns, rifle and semi  automatics shatter glass and  penetrate abandoned cars;  ��� Breeding ground for rats,  ahandoned cats, crows and  hears;  ��� Humping ground for dead  animals, diseased fish moils, car  benefits, used engine oil, paint  cans, plastics, glass and metals.  The way I see things we  have four options open to us:  1) Leave the dump as is for  another year or two;  2) Try and find another area  to dump in;  3] Close the dump and use  the Sechell landfill;  4) Turn the dump inio a  transfer station.  Nunihei one and two would  mean that the pros and cons  remain the same. Number three  would mean travelling to  Sechelt or paying for garbage  pickup Number four would sec  the elimination of the cons and  the need lo compromise with  the pros.  I see number four as our best  bet because the government is  NCT SPRING  STOCK  Casual  Wear  SUNNYCREST MALL, GIBSONS   886-3080  CHICD'S  WIFE BEATER  "The casual slappings before marriage  turned into regular beatings after marriage.  Every time he came home drunk I  learned to expect an attack. Life became  one giant mockery from which there was  no escape."  Come hear: Josie Lambert  Thursday Feb 20  Christian Life Assembly  School Rd., Gibsons  Ladies Dessert Ntghf and Fellowship  Call: Donna at 886-7736 or 886-4748  Marjorie at 886-7362  Cost: $3.00  Please R.S.V.P  A 100-foot cedar  tree lies strewn  across Ihe 2500-  block Ottawa  Avenue in West  Vancouver. The  tree knocked  down power and  telephone lines,  and severed a gas  main during a  recent storm.  I'luitii courtesy of Ihe North Slum' News, Neil Ijutente  Your phone call could keep the lights on.  Since trees arc such an integral part of our environment, power outages caused by falling trees  and branches can never be completely eliminated.  However, you can assist in preventing a  significant number of these outages. First, by  marking sure that trees and branches do not  contact your service lines (the wires that run from  the power line to your house); and secondly, by  notifying your local Hydro office of trees on your  property which pose an additional hazard to  nearby public power lines. Examples would  include trees with poor roots and diseased,  damaged or leaning trees. When you call. Hydro  will inspect the site and consult with you on the  appropriate action. If removal of the tree is agreed  upon to protect public power lines, Hydro will  pay the cost.  But please, don't take unnecessary risks by  working near live power lines. Call your local  Hydro office or a certified tree trimming company  for assistance.  By worlting together, we can enjoy the natural  beauty of our environment while minimizing the  potential for service interruptions.  BGhydro  willing to pay for this right  now. whereas in another year or  two the funds might not be  available and we end up with  number three. Gordon Wilson  has assured me that Ihe dump  can be open seven days a week.  A transfer station means we  can do our bit for the environment in that we can recycle and  cut down on earth, water and air  pollution.  1 think everyone will agree  lhat our area is growing and  either now or in the future we  will have to deal wilh this.  If we can all just compromise a  little not only will we benefit,  but also our children,  envimoment and our future.  ROSS MACDONALD  AND WENDY MII.NER  Garden Bay  Transfer station:  more cost for less  Those ornery, inconsiderate  Pender Harbourites and Egmon-  slers have really done it this  time. They have worn out Mr.  Jim Gumey's patience.  For over 10 years now Gurney has been trying to close the  Pender Harbour garbage dump  against the will of the people  who use it and pay for it. Back  in 1981 when he was chair of  the public utilities commitlee,  he announced the dump had to  close because it was at the end  of its life and the government  was going to cancel its permit.  This year Mr. Gurney is once  again in charge of garbage and  once again he has ordered the  Pender dump closed. His rea-  & North  ��"a Oaks  767 North Rd.  Gibsons, B.C.  26 Adult Oriented  Single Level  Townhomes  Phase 3&4  Now Selling!  For More Information  Please Call:  Twin Oaks  Development Corp.  886-4680  sons are once again lhat it's  almost full and it's an environmenlal hazard. Once again Ihe  contractor who operates the  dump says it is not full.  As for hazard, the Department of Environment's regional  manager of waste management,  Mike Wong, said during a  recent inspection of the site it  can be kept operating as long as  it is maintained properly. Even  after the present sile is full the  community can start another  local one if that is what they  want, he said.  But lhat is not what Mr. Gurney wants. The studies he  ordered did not even consider  oeprating an improved local disposal site in Pender Harbour,  only the more cosily alternative  of building a transfer station  and trucking loose garbage to  Sechell. The transfer station  would only operate during business hours three days a week  and wouldn't accept bulky  loads.  For this drastically reduced  service, taxpayers would pay  more, a lot more. The added  cost of building the station,  supervising it, and then moving  all that loose, smelly garbage  down Ihe twisty coast highway  and through the streets of  Sechelt would run into the hundreds of thousands of dollars,  many times the current operating budget for the Pender dump.  Apparently some soreheads  have already been raising  doubts about this latest expression of Mr. Gurney's garbage  dream but this lime he's not  going to be denied.  "I'm losing patience with  this issue," he fumed at the last  regional board meeting, brushing aside the alternate director  who was trying to speak for  Area A and declaring that this  time the Pender dump would be  closed "no matter how people in  Area A felt about it."  No doubt there will be those  who will continue insisting in  petitions and protests that they  have the democratic right to  determine how their tax dollars  are spent, not some dictatorially  minded director from a distant  constitutency who docs not  have to answer lo them on voting day.  That's where they're wrong,  it seems.  Correct, Mr. Gumey?  HOWARD WHITE  Madeira Park  \L*��* ^Directory]  CHRISTIAN LIFE ASSEMBLY  (Formerly Gibsons Pentecostal Chujrh)  School Road, opposite R,C.M.P  Sunday School                   9:45 am  MorninR Worship             11:00 am  Sunday Evening Service      7:(K) pm  Phone: Church Office ��� HB(V7lu7  Pastor Ray Austin          HH6-4H44  Youth Pastor |. Moms    HBfr-3499  All Are Welcome  AffiliMod wtth the Pemecosto/  Assemblies ol < <vwda  ST BARTHOLOMEW'S  ANGLICAN CHURCH  Hwy 10] at North Rd 886-741(1  Serving Gihsons A Roberts Creek  Worship & Bible Study  Wednesday                    10:30 am  Piriih Family Eucharist  Sunday                            10:30 am  The Rev. Eilltet North, Roctoi  THE UNITED CHURCH OF  CANADA  Sunday Worthip Service  GHmom  Gliiifofd Road                11:15 am  Sunday School                   1 IMS am  St. lohn'i  Davis Bay Road .md  Simpkins Road                     9:30 am  Sunday School                     9:30 am  GMCt  IKFFOKMFI) PRESBYTERIAN)  CH'U'KCH  Sunday  11:30 am           St. Hilda's, Seidell  7:00 pm                        In Homes  Wednesday  7:30 pm                  Pastor's Office  1 I .interim Fraser  Hume ��� 885-7488/ Office ��� 8115-9707  Grow In Grace  Reveiend Berl Ramsey  Church Telephone B86-2333  fL         ANGLICAN  f*m        CHURCH  ^^     OF CANADA  SI. Hilda's, Sechelt  8:00 am ��� 9:30 am  SI. Andrew's, Pender Harbour  11:30 am  IVe Mend a Warm Welcome to All  885-5019  Rey. lune Maffin ��� Rey. Dan Gilford  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE  SOCIETY  in Greenecourt Halt  Medusa St., Sechelt  Sunday Services              11:00 am  A Warm Invitation To All  For information please call  885-2506 or 885-368B  '   ROMAN CATHOLIC  CHURCH  Man Schedule  Saturday  5:00 pm                   SI Mary's, Gibsons  Sunday  8:45 am                 Qui Lady of LouiHes  9:45 am                Holy Family, Sechell  11:40 am                51. Mary's, Gibsons  GIBSONS COMMUNITY  FELLOWSHIP  Welcomes You To loin Us In  Sunday Worship  Children's Progress               10:00 am  Prayer                             10:00 am  Morning Worship Service    10:45 am  Wednesday                         7:00 pm  Confeitiom  Sechell  1st &3ld Sal 4:00 -4:30 pm  atom  2nd & 4th Sat 430- 5:00 pm  Telephone 685-9526  599 Gower Point Road  M6-7049  Pasloi Monty Maclean  M ' Coast News, February 17, 1992  education  Teens 'up' for participation in  Pender Harbour activity centre  by Jam Seyd  Willi two TVs and a ghetto  blaster blaring, an eight-ball  sinking into Ihe pocket and Ihe  brooding face of Morrisey staring down from a poster on the  wall, tlte Pender Harbour teen  centre finally opened ihis monlh  after more than two years of  effort.  About 25 leens  showed up to the  opening Feb. 7 to  spend the evening  shooting pool, play  ing tiintendo, anil  even flashing back  to a  couple  of rounds  of  Twister Music and food supplied the other two essential  components ol a hang-out.  The idea for llu* centre stalled with the often-heard complaint from teens that there  really wasn't much to do in the  community, says Gooldrap, and  the realization hy parents thai a  lack of places lo go meant kids  soon cattle up with alternate  activities: "As a group, we had  been really concerned with the  number of drinking parties that  had been going on," she says.  A grant of $7,000 from the  provincial TRY drug and alcohol program provided the  money to turn ideas into action.  But the biggest problem was  finding a suitable location for  the centre. Initially, there was a  lot of support from the community, says Gooldrup. "But when  it came to locating beside one of  their stores or the house next  door, ihey were a little more reticent."  A generous gesture by the  owners of the Pender Harbour  Fish Store on Francis Peninsula,  who are letting the teens use  their upstairs room rent-free,  'Adults are  strictly in the  background'  has finally allowed Ihe centra? lo  gel off Ihe ground. The organizers have now applied for nonprofit society status and are  negotiating with the school  hoard to lease land al the site of  the old alternate school in Pender Harbour in order to make  more permanent arrangements  So far, it's been mainly a  grade 7 to 10 crowd  at the centre, says  Gooldrup, as grade  11 and 12 students  usually have their   driver's   licence  "and hy Ihe time  they get to that age they've  already set the pattern of what  they're going lo do." Gooldrup  hopes, though, that as the current teens who use the centre  get older, they'll continue to  drop by.  Adults are strictly in Ihe  background, she says, and ihe  "rules" which operate are minimal: lite centre is alcohol and  drug free (which means leens  who choose to "go outside" for  a while aren't allowed hack in  that evening), and there's no  smoking - mainly because the  owner of Ihe property has valuable equipment and several  commercial fishboals at a nearby dock, which can't be jeopardized by the risk of accidents.  All the fixings in the centre -  from the collection of couches  to the stereo and posters on Ihe  wall - were donated by the community. A pool table was  offered by the Garden Bay volunteer fire department. And a  fridge and stove were bought  from a man in Sechelt for $100.  The centre is open every Friday and Saturday night from 7  pm to 11 pm.  Math camp offers  benefits to students  willing to learn  Students from Elphinstone secondary recently had a chance to gel  away from the classroom and apply their math to some real-life situations during a weekend "math camp" at Camp Byng, put on lo provide some intensive "training" for Ihe recent provincial exams.  First started by Elphinstone math teacher Joe Brooks two years  ago, the "math camp" is a weekend which combines some outdoor  hikes and field trips wilh math, math, and more math for eager high  school students. During the weekend, students make up problems,  write a "mock" exam and get extra help in areas of difficulty.  The camp is voluntary, and according to students who attended, it  made a big difference when it came lo writing the actual provincial  final. "We had some guidance to start our study program," said one  sludent.  Also, il was conducive to learning, said another sludent who was  at the math camp. "We were people who wanted to be there."  THE NASHVILLE NETWORK  In February, The Nashville Network's  Sports Sunday brings viewers exclusive  sports coverage including 'Live  NASCAR Winston Cup Racing',  'American Music Shop' - pairs great  musicians of all kinds with country's  hottest recording artists. Crook and  Chase review recently released movies  and interview top celebrities like Alan  Jackson, Reba McEntire; The Kentucky  Headhunters and more of your favourite  country stars.  ' CableTV  Coast Cable Vision  Pender   Harbour's   Teen   Centre,   organized   by   Marg  Gooldrup, opened its doors Feb.7. Jane Seyd photo  CAPILANO  COLLEGE  Career Planning  Workshop  Friday, February 28  12:30 - 3:30 p.m. North Campus  For those who are intersted on developing or  changing a career plan, this FREE workshop  offers:  ��� Interest testing  ��� Information about programs at Capilano  and other colleges  ��� General career exploration  Please call 885-9310 to pre-register  M27kiM Avenue ��� Stdwtt ��� 885-9310  Quality Farms  The Country Store For All  Your Pet & Farm Animal Supplies  ��� PRICED RIGHT ���  Dog ft Cat Food  Dry & Canned  ��� Science Diet  ��� IAMS ��� Techni-Cal  ��� Nutro Max ��� Purina  ��� Wayne ��� Many More  Small Animal Supplies  ��� Rabbit & Hamster Food  ��� Shavings ��� Kitty Litter     >'  ��� Wild Bird Seed  ��� Pet Accessories  ��� Domestic Bird Seeds  THIS     WEEK  Pal  DOG FOOD  $11��  nfla $13.65  SPECIALS  DORMANT  Spray Kits  $12  $)' Buckerfields  DEALER  Triers effective Man. - Sun., Feb. 17 - 23  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd.  Pratt Rd., Gibsons 886-7527  Mon. - Sat. 9-5:30, Sun. 10-4  \.  1  PfX-  SCHOOL  For more Stay-in-School |  and career information, I  write and send your return address tot!  Enquiries Centre |  Employment and Immigration Canada j  Hull, Quebec |  K1A0J0 |  I   STAY  | Please send me: Career-related information  | Stay-in-School; A Parent's Guide  I Straight Talk Ahout Staying in School  i\  -J  A PUBLIC SERVICE MESSAGE SPONSORED BY GIBSONS IGA PLUS AND THE COAST NEWS.  =3    fc  ^a^*^^^"^  /WH)>���I*f w"*TO^ .iT\.s3^ii^ rcniwiWr dc91  As a world-class sprinter,  ()harmaine (.'rooks devotes a  lot ot time to keeping her body  in peak physical condition.  But, she also understands the  Importance ol conditioning her  mind.  "I don't believe in limiting  myself," says the 28-year-old  CriKiks, a 1984 Olympic silver  medalist. "I could break my leg  tomorrow and then where  would I he.' It's so important to  keep your options open."  That's the message Crooks  will take to junior and senior  high school students across  B.C. in the coming months.  Crooks and several other  Olympic athletes have teamed  up with the Canadian Manufacturers' Association to form a  Speakers' Bureau designed to  encourage B.C.'s young people  to get their high school diploma.  With a national dropout rate  ol JO per cent, Blair Wilson,  Vice President of CMA'sB.G  Division, says the country's  economic future isn't looking  very bright.  "Why do von think it's important in stay in school,'" According  to high school sttutV'iiLs around  B.C. and the Yukon:  "It's a competitive society  and most people with diplomas  get higher paying jobs. Let's  , face it, money is important  and on everyone's mind."  Danielle Strother, Kamloops  ���/ tin Snnitn  "Canada needs a strong work  force to remain competitive In  today's economy," says Wilson.  "We want to show B.C. students that it's important to  luik beyond the present. All ol  the athletes we're working with  have the foresight to realize  that their competitive days  won't last forever."  Simon Hoogewert, the  Canadian record holder in the  800 metres, is a perfect example. In addition to competing  internationally, he is studying  prc-medicine at the University  ot British Columbia,  "Pursuingan education will  help ensure I have the edge to  succeed when m\ competitive  days are over," says Hoogewert.  Along with Crooks and  Hoogewerf, athletes from a  variety of sports including  wrestling, skiing, cycling and  soccer will relay their own  personal experiences to students, while stressing the  importance of a good education.  The CMA Speakers' Bureau  is supported by Employment  and Immigration Canada on  behalf of the Minister of State-  tor Youth and is part ot the  federal government's five year  Stay-in-School initiative.  For more information on the  Speakers' Bureau, contact the  Canadian N lanutacturers'  Association in Vancouver at  685-8131 or vi nir local Canada  Employment Centre.  :rx-  Did\ou know   ,  The 'tuiinni\ it/ KcunJitri icfton. iiudeni  hdtl n fMTMOIU /"'' ftrt*fl V'V irf thin  ii irfc in emu nf lOkotmauiek)  STUDENTS SPEAK UP  "A high school degree is the  minimum in order to get a job  that will give you a chance at a  successful future. There's strong  Competition out there and  those without a diploma often  lind themselves working at last  tixv.1 restaurants and gas stations. No one can support  themselves or a family on  minimum wage."  Melcmie Hodges, /-'mice I Jeorge  "Schixil gives you the edge  you need to get a good enough  job to survive and have a  decent standard ol living."  Diit'id HutVr, ki'Iimrui  "To get a job in the future  you will have to he well educated. Technology is increasing  rapidly and we have to be  prepared."  Donttfl Stetuart, Langfey  "Grade 12 doesn't guarantee  anything. But n doe's open up  doors. It's the first step to  getting oii with the rest ol your  life."  Jamie Tremblay, Vancouter  " It is important to complete  high school because without an  education it's very hard to get a  good job."  Patrick Sack, Damson City  *p��it*  GIBSONS PARK PLAZA, HWY. 101  FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED  VependaMe twice! Quality Fm4!  FR1��.9SAT*8UN9.6    886-3487  C5!it  ��BA1  SERVING THE SUNSHINE  COAST SINCE 1945 Coast News, February 17, 1992  Retirement and Insurance Planning  ��� Rt'tirt'iiK'iii  I'kuiniiig  ��� Lite 8 Disability  Insur.uiu'  ��� Kniplour Betit'tit  PkULS  ��� LawrwKV K  Chambers, 01  ��� 886-9111  ��� Toll Free:  l-8(HM*<>.<-2ll-.l  Muiml hiihMki-iki'*itli  tliunluii iaii*j(iiJ toinUlul  CHAMBERS  Ser\ ing the Sunshine tjiasl State 1962  community  harmony hall  GIBSONS  PARK PLAZA  Congratulations to  | Gibsons Pet & Food Supplies |  Now Open  Spaces still ii\.iilal'k' foi  ��� DRYCl.HANIR ��� I l.ORIST  ��� HAIR SALON  (all today 1-876-3199  NOW OPEN  ��� Woolworth ��� IGA Plus ��� Frontrunners  ��� Sears ��� Atlas Office Solutions Ltd.  Sunshine Coast Insurance Agencies Ltd.  ��� Bernadette's Galleries  ���REMAX "top 20" realty  OPENING SOON  ��� New China Kitchen ���  ��� Budget Video ���  ��� Dar Lebanon Restaurant ���  Every Friday morning  seniors try their hand at painting Fortunately there are two  experienced painters in Ihe  group who really enjoy giving  step-by-step guidance to beginners Not being restricted by  rules or subject matter Ihe focus  is on experietnentation. If the  result is a funny looking, splat-  lered piece of paper - there is  someone to laugh wilh. Many s  the snicker lhat breaks the  silence  Painting techniques  Learning from others, our  interests are directed to a variety of techniques which eventually are used to create Ihe  perlect picture.  For some it is a fascinating  and relaxing hobby - il is a way  of getting involved, forgetting  all immediate problems.  If you have always wanled to  paint but didn't know where to  stan, this is a chance to take a  big step with seniors who paint  -for the 'joy of it!'  For more information, phone  886-2131.  george In glbsons  Langdale Elementary School students organized and officiated over auditions for their  afternoon talent show Friday, Feb. 21. Here Jennifer lvings. Tiffany Finnigan, and  Samantha Finnigan sing More Than Love for a not-so-difficult-to-please group of  judges. joe|    Johnstone    photo  1-876-3191  by George Cooper, SM-8520  Wiljo Wiren recently scored 196 in 5-pins.  That's pretty good for any bowler but unusual for  a bowler in his 90s. Achievements like that are not  at all unusual for Wiljo, who will be 92 this October.  Health committee  Langdale elementary school is grateful lo those  parents who have volunteered tc serve on the  health and safety committee. Johanna Rhezpa,  public health nurse, Ann Skelcher, principal, and a  member of staff will serve on this committee with  the parents.  The committee will deal with such topics as ���  unhealthy substances in the school. The first meeting will be held in February.  Application has been made to form a Sunshine  Coast chapter of the Learning Disabilities Association of BC and the first meeting and its organization, as well as sharing and support for its members, was the focus of the first meeting.  Three-way reporting in the primary classes has  been undertaken this school year and Ihe staff and  parents are in the process of evaluating this means  of reporting - where parents, teachers, and pupils  meet in conference.  Library notes  There is a large selection of new books now  available at the Gibsons and District Public  Library. Fiction: Harlot's Ghost, by Norman Mailer; Monsieur Pamplemouse Rests His Cast; Evidence of Blood, by Thomas H. Cook; No Greater  Love, by Danielle Steel; The Kindness of Women,  by J.G. Ballard; and The Golden Tulip, by Rosalind Laker.  Non-fiction: Betrayal of Canada, by Mel Hur-  tig; Canadian Living's Country Cooking; The  Complete Guide To Recycling At Home; Money  Has No Country: Behind the Crisis in Canadian  Business.North lo Alaska: Fifty Years on the  World's Most Remarkable Highway; Friend 0'  Mine: the Story of Flying' Phil Gaglardi.and  Christian Meditation and Inner Healing.  Sunshine propane  AUTO-PROPANE  ���:*jT  ;S<3  Si  OPEN 7 DAYS  A WEEK  6AM - 7PM  886-3746  Sunshine  HIGHWAY 101 AT PARK RD ��� GIBSONS ��� 886-3746  To All  Friends, teachers, students and neighbours  who knew P  i MRS. JEAN FALLOWS  Teacher at Elphinstone High School 1953 -1970  Her death on Tuesday, 4th February, was her  "Graduation Da/'  On Thursday, 20th of February, at 2pm to 5pm,  we would gather with you at the Kinsman Flail,  comer of Glassford Rd. & Gower Pt Rd. near the  marina, for a totally informal get together for stories  & reminicing; there will be a few pictures. Light  refreshments for all.  Sponsored by: Dorothy Wortman and JeanMaini  Tentative  date set  for vote  on pool  A date for the Gibsons pool  referendum has been tentatively  set for Saturday, April 4.  Approval from the Inspector  of Municipalities is still  required for the loan authorization bylaw, needed to borrow  $305,000 for the proposed  $430,000 pool upgrade.  The remainder would be  financed by grants and reserves.  Gibsons and Electoral Areas D,  E and F will vole in the referendum, approved by town council  and the SCRD last month.  The upgrade would overhaul  the pool heating and ventilation  systems, completely renovate  and expand the changing rooms,  and add 2,400 sq. ft. for new  office space and whirlpools.  The plans are available for public viewing at Gibsons town  hall.  The aquatic commission is  also considering mailing out an  information leaflet to explain  the need for the upgrade. The  commission has said the pool,  built on a limited budget in  1979, would likely be forced to  close within a few years unless  the renovation is undertaken.  Until Sunday, Feb 23  One Litre of Coke Classic FREE  with Every Order  While Supplies Last  ^/^//// ���*,***''  +->*r ry���*," ���*"���'" "���-"���*-  J   *   m   '    e��   m  r  '   '    "   ���'  *   *   '   *   * * ltfX~��^ Coast News, February 17, 1992  community  roberts creek  b�� J*** Ltigftloii, MC-3S41  I was pleased to learn the  scope of the Sargeant Bay Society's reclamation project  included the enhancement of the  salmon and troul resource. The  new fish ladder into freshly  formed Colvin Lake has attracted 16 chum and 16 coho salmon  davis bay news  to spawn in Colvin Creek. Cutthroat trout from the creek are  claiming the lake as home and  feasting and growing.  Creek enhancement  The enhancement of the natural salmon resource has got 'o  be taken more seriously. Perhaps not always in such an  by Jo-Ann* Shunh, 815-3629  Hundreds of eager shoppers swarmed lo tlte new 1GA Plus store in  Wilson Creek last Wednesday for the grand opening of Ihe new store  There were delicious samples of cheeses, cold meals and scrumptious  desserts Outside, hot dogs and Pepsi's were free for Ihe asking, The  staff is friendly, courteous, and above all, helpful.  There appeal! lo be everything ihe consumer needs: a deli, bakery,  a meat and fish counter, a wonderful produce section, as well as the  standard tinned and packaged goods. Tlte Wilson Creek Plaza, as a  whole, should do well because of its proximity to the beach, the  campsites, and of course, the residents in our area.  Something Different  For those of you who have as yel lo explore Ihe new plaza, there is  another new venture jusl a lew doors away from Ihe 1GA. It is a  restaurant called Something Different. Because Ihe owner has yet to  have his sign put in place, many people are not aware that it is there.  Breakfast is served at 7 am, followed by a brisk lunch crowd. They  are currently staying open until 8 pm, but when their liquor license  comes through, hopefully this week, Ihey will be open until 10 pm.  The restaurant is welt-appointed, clean, and the menu caters lo every  taste at reasonable prices.  Machine knitting  Sue LcNeve, Davis Bay's Serger and Knitter Suprema, is happily  instructing Iter class in lite art of machine-knitting garments. It is one  of the many courses offered through the Continuing Education program. Aren't we lucky to be able to reap Ihe benefits of the talents  and knowledge of people right in our own community?  Dates  Dates to remember: Feb. 29 is the Slimmer's Flea Market at the  hall, 9 am to noon; March 15 is Ihe politick supper, 6 pm at the hall;  and March 17 at I pm is tlte annual general meeting of the community association. A new slate of officers will lie elected.  Local Chambers hosting  special events next week  A variety of seminars and displays are being mounted locally during Chamber of Commerce week, Feb. 24 to 28.  Gibsons mayor Eric Small and town Chamber of Commerce president Art Giesbrecht kick the week off with speeches al the Gibsons  Motor Inn Monday, Feb. 24 al 7 pm. Diplays at the Inn will focus on  new businesses on the Coast and other business-related topics. Chamber of commerce week activities will be listed in next week's Coast  News.  ambitious way as at Sargeant  Bay, but definitely in smaller  ways by unclogging creeks of  obslructing timbers or limbs,  laying gravel in possible spawning areas, certainly building ladders where necessary. In  general, making great salmon  beds to come home to.  Logging has done much to  destroy this resource, it's true,  but the logging companies need  to and are being taken lo task.  Meanwhile, the scars ravaged  on creek environments, especially spawning beds, need to be  healed. Compared to maintaining hatcheries with Iheir cosily  construction fee, possible catastrophes, and numerous goof-  ups, creek enhancement would  be cheap and the successes  could surprise.  Quick Notes  Rainbow Preschool is holding a Giant Flea Market and  Bottle Drive, Sunday, March 1  from 11 am to 2 pm at the hall.  Tables are $10, available from  Jane al 886-7610.  The reflexology class al Ihe  Roberts Creek School starts  Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 7:30 pm  to 9:30 pm in the small community use room. The class runs  two consecutive Tuesday nights  and the cost is $24. Sign up this  week with Continuing Education.  Please submit material for  this column by Tuesday nights  (instead of Wednesday) as my  copy deadline has been moved  up one day to Wednesdays at  noon. Good luck.  '.#l*��  S  I**!*  Ill ���  ��� ������������������,  llllllll^**  ���  III!  ��� ��� ��� ���  ��� ��� ��� ��� =-="��� iT-  ��� �����������������  ��� ������������������  ��� ������������������  ��� ������������������  Sole &0Hti*tue4,  mmmmmt^ 10  Coasl News, February l". ll��,��-'  B����P!  If Communication Is  Important to you,  SEEIBFWITHEKSTM  community  sechelt scenario  'Koses im mi,  'I Wets tire (Hue,  our Term special is  designed just foryou,  39"  LONQ HAIR EXTRA  Seniors Discount Excluded  age8**-  ���MCIAL IN IFFICT MOM  FEB. 1 TO  FEB. 22  SUPERSHAPE  coami of cowma * imit, liuaiii  UNMIX HAIR all  TANNING CENTRE  8SS  2818  k., ak^iaa^ ^WaM    a  W�� flawrfwei arllll, I  The Sechelt Legion Pipes and Drums have a  new pipe major. His name is Tom Richardson and  he is a multi-talented musician equally at home on  the bagpipes and Ihe dulcimer. Good luck, Tom.  It is wilh regret lhat Ihe members saw Ian  Buchanan step down as pipe major, bul he assured  them thai he will still be wilh them as a piper. The  members would like lo say thank you, Ian, for  your 10 plus years.  West Sechelt school  As the monlh of February is Heafl Monlh, the  following message from West Sechelt elementary  school is right on the button:  The school is registered for the Jump Rope For  Heart program. Our school has participated in this  program each year for many years now and feel a  strong commitment lo raise money for Ihe BC and  Yukon Heart Foundation.  West Sechelt elementary students will be asking for sponsors during this month. We would like  lo say thank you for your support.  Sechelt elementary school news  Young Peoples' Own Art Show opens Feb. 26.  Mark this date on your calendar. On March 5 Ihe  school will hold its Spring Fair. This event usually  raises at least $2,000 for the PAC to use in support  of the school. The parent representative will likely  be in touch to ask for your support. If you have  any questions or need more information, conlact  Laurie Bracken at 885-2109.  SI-CA News  A great lady has passed away. Helen Belcher,  treasurer for the Sunshine Coast SPCA died lat  week. Helen was involved with helping animals  for years and was instrumental in fundraising also.  She will be sadly missed by all who were lucky  enough to know her.  Festival workshop  Springtime and romance go hand in hand,  right? That's why the workshop being put on by  the Festival of the Written Arts is so timely. On  April 7, 8 and 9 instructors Judith Duncan and  Bobby Hutchinson will help release the romance  writer's creativity. To find out more about this  workshop, call 885-9631 There are many more  courses being featured by the Festival of Ihe Written Arts. Find out about them all.  Deadline  If you want something in this column Ihe deadline is now Tuesday evening. You can phone me al  885-4406.  Not too big but more than  loveable, this young adult  unspayed female wolfhound cross needs  responsible owners willing to give her the  attention It takes to settle  her In to a contented  home. Why not call the  SPCA at 885-4771 and  book a time to meet her.  yQ You will receive a very special  jknkw Rift when you make your move  AWED  with Allied...and it's FREE!  The Careful Movers  When you make your move wilh Allied, in addition to quality  service you will receive your personal "SK\R.N WELCOME H< )ME  MERCHANDISE SAVINGS HOOK" that can save you up lo 25't, oil  the ret(ular price on merchaiKlise you will need when you move  inio your new home  t all Mm' lor your IMI I .  tw ohllgul'in ��*atim��tr  Pender Harbour  customers  please CALL  COLLECT  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Custom Packing, Storage, Local * Long Distance Moving  HWY. 101, GIBSONS 866*2664  t-SJay-^m^^KW**^^ ���   :��MW>w ���>������--- -s >J>:.::V*x^WS^^  Notice Board  Deadline foi submissions is Wednesday noon (tor Monday distribution)  On-going submissions will he ilcU-inl after ��� wcek.s unless a specific renewal request is made.  We reserve the right to edit submissions for brevity  All submissions should refer lo non profil events of genuine community interest  SUB��'SS,S  >H*��UNl renal N00N f0,B  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17  Canadian Cancer Society, Sunshine Coast  Unit tegular monthly meeting, Royal Teriace  Sechelt. Public welcome. Inio 885-9451  Sunshine Coast Friend* ot Schizophrenics.  Short business meeting with video and discussion. All welcome Gibsons Public Health Unit.  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18  Sunshine Coast Business and Professional  Women's Club Dinner Meeting at 5:45 pm al  Golden City Restaurant. Everyone welcome.  Members urged to attend. International Night.  Guest speaker Ron Breadner. For info call  Myrna 885-9812 or Barb 886-7751  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19  Catholic Womens League Monthly Meeting at  7:30 pm. Holy Family Hall Sechelt.  Annual General Meeting G.K. Care Centra  Auxiliary. Krwanrs Care Home al 8 pm. All  members please attend  Amnesty International/Local #160 Meeting at  7:30 pm. Sechelt Elementary School. Video on  WW2 hero Raoul Wallenberg. Discussion ol  Resolutions.  Joint Chatelech and Sechelt School Parents  Meeting to discuss District AIDS policy. Sechelt  Elementary School at 7:00 pm.  Wednesday Night Art Contact - Paula Serfed  will show slides and talk about her work  currently on exhibition at the Arts Centie.  Admission $4.00. 7:30 pm.  THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 20  Wills and Estates Planning for Parent* of  Disabled People. Sponsored by Sunshine  Assoc lor Ihe Handicapped and 7-9 pm  Protect Parent Rm. Community Services Bldg.  5368 Inlet Dr Sechelt. $15 per person $20 couple Inio 685-9367 or 886-2304  Christian Life Assembly. School Rd . Gibsons  presents Josie Lambert - A battered wife and  mother. 7 30 pm Tickets on sale at Christian  Book Store Info 886-4748 or 886-7107 cost $3  Coffee, Tea included.  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21  Literary Reeding at Ihe Arts Centre Krrsirana  Gunnars. Book ot the Year award winner will  read trom her work. Free, courtesy of Canada  Council  8 00 pm in Sechell  SATURDAY. FEBRUARY 22  Jenl and The Dinosaur Revival Band ages 3  to 10 years Singing and puppets for children.  11:30 am at the Arts Centre, Sechelt. 3 pm at  Pender Harbour Community Hall. $4 each. $9  family. Tickets at door.  Gibsons Scouts Bottle Drive 1000 am Will  pick up bottles & cans or drop off al Sunnycrest  Mall Parking Lol. Thanks loi your support.  Cameo Singles Club Pot luck dinner at 7:00  pm. Kirkland Centre. Phone 885-5633.  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23  Bethel Baptist Church showing the Billy  Graham film "The Journey" directed by Jonr  Errckson al 6:30 pm 5717 Mermaid Street.  Sechelt.  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary Brown Bag  Lunch and Mug Up (bring you own lunch and  mug!) 10:30 am. Sechelt Indian Band hall.  Guest Speaker: Terry Lawson  Canadian Federation of University Women of  the Sunshine Coast. February Meeting. 11:30  am at St. John's Church. For into call 885-  9589.  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 29  Fifties Dance sponsored by Sechelt District  Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction wilh the  Trail Bay Mall Merchants Association. Dance lo  Rock and Roll Music Irom the Fifties with 'Local  Traffic" at Ihe Legion Hall on Wharf St. 8:00 pm  Tickets $10.00. Phone 885-3100 lor into.  Heart Quake '92 Fitness and Movement  Potpourri Gibsons Elementary School Gym.  11 00 - 1 00 pm. Donations and pledges to the  B.C. Heart Fund.  SUNDAY, MARCH 1  Bethel Baptist Church invites everyone to a  "Concert ol Gospel Music: featuring pianist  Glen Cuthbertson at 6:30 pm.  FRIDAY, MARCH 6  World Day of Prayer. 1:30 pm St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church. Gibsons. All  Welcome.  MISCELLANEOUS  Exhibition at the Arts Centre: Surface/  Resurface by Paula Seifred. Feb 5-23. Wed to  Sat 11-4. Sunday 1-4 pm  Rockwood Lodge is offering a range ol programs including Yoga, Health and Fitness,  Watercolour Painting, Guitar and Kids Kitchen  Chemistry. Into 885-2522 Festival Garage Sale  on Feb 1.  Fines on Overdue Books from Sechelt Library  will be raised to 5c per book per day beginning  Jan 2.  Freel Women's Support Group. Physically,  emotionally, sexual abused? Confidential, nurturing, environment meet weekly. 885-5881  To put your craft lair or cultural event on the  Community Calendar al the Arta Centre.  phone 885-5412, Fridays.  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum's will be open  six days a week until further notice. Located at  716 Winn Road across Irom Post Office,  wheelchair accessible. Into 886-8232  Totem Lodge - Everyday is visiting day at  Totem Lodge Visit the pioneers ol your community  The Parent Tot Drop In program al the following locations: Gibsons: Mon. Wed. Fn in United  Church Hall Sechelt: Mon. at St Hilda's Church  Hall Davis Bay: Tuesdays in Wilson Creek  Com Hail Thursdays al St. Andrews Anglican  Church Pender Harbour 9:30 ��� 11 00 am Usual  Time: 9 30 to 11:30 at most locations Fee:  $3 00 per parent and child. Family rate $5.00  Folk Dancing at Roberts Creek School.  Community Use Room. Even/ Tues 7:00 - 9:00  pm. Fee $3.00 Drop in. everyone welcome.  Music syllabuses have been distributed to music  teachers re. the Sunshine Coaat Music  Festival, entry deadline Feb. 15. For info.: call  Betty Allen, 886-2324, or Barb Caltanach, 885-  5444.  Epilepsy ��� Do you have or know someone who  does? Find out what the doctors are not telling  you. II interested maybe start a support group.  call 885-6126  MONDAYS  Sunshine Coast Breast Feeding Support  Group. Informal drop-in meetings on Ihe first  Monday of each month. Lurnda. 886-4502 or  Wendy. 885-2950.  Seniors' Branch 69. Carpet Bowling, Mondays  1:30 pm Exercise wilh Joan Frembd Mons. *  Thursdays-11-12.  Overeaten Anonymous 7:30 pm. Holy Family  Church Hall., Sechelt. Phone 885-2108 or 886-  4781 for details.  Adult Children of Alcoholics or  Dysfunctional Families meet at SI. Mary's  Church Hall in Gibsons. 7:30 - 9.  TUESDAYS  Firsl Tuesday ol every month, local art rental &  sales at Sunshine Coast Art Centre. Open 2-  6pm. Coffee served. Original works by  Sunshine Coast artists lor sale or rent; any  donations ot unused Irames gratefully accepted.  885-5412.  Life Drawing 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the  Sunshine Coast Arts Centre. II you are interested, please call 885-4611.  Gibsons Table Tennis Club plays every  Tuesday, 7-10 p.m. Elphinstone Secondary  School Cafeteria. For more information, call Jim  at 886-2775.  WEDNESDAYS  Badminton every Wednesday evening, 8-10  p.m. at Elphinstone High School Gym.  Admission: $3.00. Drop in.  Sunshine Coest Toastmasters meeting every  Wednesday at 7:30 pm at Chatelech High  School, Room 112. Into 885-3206. Guests welcome  Gibsons Old Age Pensioners Org Branch ��38  Carpel Bowling at Harmony Hall at t pm. Info  886-9619  Gibsons Old Age Penalonera Organization  Branch ��38 Carpet Bowling at Harmony Hall  every Wed at 1 00 pm. Info 886-2073.  Gibsons Old Age Pensioners Organization  Branch 138, Tai Chi for Seniors at Harmony  Hall every Friday at 1:30 pm lor info 886-9619.  THURSDAYS  Birth Control Clinic at Coast Garibaldi Health  Unit. 494 S. Fletcher. Gibsons Thursday Irom 7  to 9 pm. Everyone welcome, no appointment  necessary. 885-7770.  3C's Weight Loss Support Group meets  every Thursday evening, 6:45 to 8 pm at the  United Church. Glasslord Rd.. Gibsons. Inio:  886-7159.  Seniors' Branch 69. Exercise with Joan  Frembd Mondays (.Thursdays 11-12.  Adult    Children    of    Alcoholics    or  Dysfunctional Families meet at the Action  Centre in Sechelt, 7:30 - 9.  FRIDAYS  United Church Thrift Shop in basement of  church off Truman Rd., open Fridays, 1 to 3 pm.  Square Dancing - plus level 8:00 pm. Seniors'  Hall. Sechelt. Inio 886-7495.  Gibsons Old Age Pensioners Org Branch ��3B  Tia Chi lor seniors at Harmony Hall every Friday  at 1:30 pm. Into 886-9619  SUNDAYS  The Sunshine Cosst Stamp Club meet 7:30  pm 1st and 3rd Sunday at Sechelt Library.  Phone 885-3381 or 885-7088. Open for all  ages.  halfmoon bay happenings  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  There was an excellent  turnout for last Monday's meeting of ihe Halfmoon Bay branch  of St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary:  It was a most interesting  meeting, with two guest speakers in attendance. Head nurse  Wendy Hunt spoke on behalf of  the hospital staff in response to  a letter which had been sent to  the Honourable ELizabeth Cull,  Minister of Health.  Hospital cuts  While doing volunteer work  at the hospital, the writer was  aware of a patient in bed in the  public hallway, and wondered  why this should be, when, as  asked in the letter, "There were  Fri. & Sat. Night  Dinners Are Back!  IE ENTERTAINMENT  Fri. & Sat. Feb. 218,22  Kevin w  Conroy  matm * amr wuam  Meat Draw Sat. Night 5-7:30 pm  BINGO  Tuesday Nights  Poors open 5..M ��� Bingo at 7:1,  ���CRIB*  ���   Thursday Night A\  8:00am.        T  (Lie. #75063)  886-9813 or 886-9984  numerous rooms closed off,  tape on the doors, with both bed  and floor space available." The  writer continued, "Why is it not  feasible to give this patient  access to privacy and dignity,  even on a temporary basis.  What saving could be accomplished by having him lying in a  public hallway?"  No response  To date there has been no  response from the minister, but  head nurse Wendy Hunt did her  best to respond on behalf of the  hospital, explaining thai it all  had to do with cutbacks in funding. Room closures and staff  reduction are the price which  had to be paid.  She also explained that many  of the acute care beds had to be  occupied by patients for whom  there should be alternative long-  term care arrangements, and  this matter is under review at  present.  In a recent operational  review, the team stated that  "They are doing the best they  can without sufficient funds."  Dial-a-Gran  Guest speaker Betty Scott of  Pender Harbour spoke of a new  service proposed for the Sunshine Coast called Dial-a-Gran,  which is a telephone support  system for new parents.  "When a new mother's parents are not near, she needs  someone to talk with who has  been there."  For those of you who would  like to hear more about this proposed service, give Betty Scott  a call at 883-9310. She would  RRSP.  Smart,  Investors  RRSPe  Smarter.  It'-. smart to invest in an RRSP Kit choosing  tin.' right one can be confusing. I'm an  Investors Group Representative. I'll help  vc hi titul the RRSP that best fits your needs.  Call  Debbie Mealia  oi Jim Budd  at  885-4011  to find out more  about Investor-. Group  and our RRSP'%.  IltVBStOIS  Building futures  Group     I sinc*- wo.  ,T:.f*  '.".'. .'.'.'"������  'afLata* -***���'  ���     J ���i  U��lkid*i't1Sili **���'���*>* ���-*' ( u.ist News, February 17, 1992 11  community  egmont news  What do Evettt? Belanger (above), Christine Fenn, and Jazmine Lanteigne all have in  common? They're all Valentine babies, born Ihe 14th of February.        Robi Peiraschuk photo  harbour watch  by Jaealyn Vincent, 883-2840  The Sunshine Coast Regional District will be hosting a public meeting to discuss the  proposed electoral Area A zoning bylaw, number 337. Here's  your chance to voice your opinion. You may also contribute  written submissions. The hearing will be held Tuesday (Feb.  18) at the community hall in  Madeira'Park, 7:30 pm. A must  to attend!  Reminder  Tickets are still available for  Jenny and the Dinosaur Band,  playing at the music school Feb.  22; also for Alan Moberg and  George Hamilton IV playing at  the community hall, Feb. 21.  Stress Management  <Enjoy another great wellness  OFFICE SOLUTIONS LTD.  atlas one atlas too  BANK OF MONTREAL BLDG. QIBSONS PARK PLAZA  5511 WHARF ST. SECHELT 1100 HWY 101, QIBSONS  885-4489 ��� 8854696(FAX) 886-8989 ��� 886-4878(FAX)  LEN WRAYS TRANSFER LTD.  HOUSEHOLD GOODS MOVING & STORAGE  CONFIDENTIAL  RECORD STORAGE  AND  DESTRUCTION SERVICE!  CLEAN OUT THOSE  CLUTTERED SPACES  AND HAVE  YOUR RECORDS  DESTROYED*  BUSINESS  RECORDS  PERSONAL  FILES  r^H LEGAL  | RECORDS  VOLUME SHREDDING -  MO JOB TOO BIG OR TOO SMALL  LOCATED AT: 1052 HIGHWAY 101, GIBSONS  phone  886-2664  ���PICK-UP SERVICE ALSO AVAILBLE  workshop that the Pender Harbour Aquatic and Fitness Centre  is presenting. This workshop,  called Stress Management in the  Modern Age, features Peter  Morris on Saturday, Feb. 22  from 10 am to 4 pm. Cost is $55  per petson.  A Fist Full of Aces  If you're always a winner  playing cards here are a few  drop-in times, dates and places:  Everyone is welcome Monday  evenings at 7 pm for card night  at the Pender Harbour Golf  Club, Tuesday evenings at the  Pender Harbour Legion at 8 pm  and Monday evenings at the  Garden Bay Pub at 8 pm. Good  luck!  As The Tide Changes  Congratulations to Gail  Girard in her new position as  postmistress!  Thanks to Marlene Reid for  honouring us with her presence.  You've been missed in our area.  Until next week - be good to  yourself.  by Lynn Mean, 883-1188  Well, folks, there's good  news and sad news Sad news  first.  A service was held at the  Community hall on Sunday,  Feb. 9 lor Dolly Wallace (for  some Aunty Dolly), a long-time  resident of Egmont. There was a  large gathering of friends and  family and a few folks felt  moved to say a few words in  her memory. Dolly will be  missed at all the community  gatherings.  No chemicals  On a lighter note, some good  news For all Egmonsters and  Doristonites, you will be  pleased to know that I spoke  with John Clarke of Terminal  Foresl Products, and he assured  me that there will be no chemicals used on any of the cut-  blocks in the Doriston and  Egmont area. 1 would like to  thank John Clarke for coming  up last summer and taking us  seriously when we spoke about  our fears of chemical use in the  forest.  Fortunately, there is an alternative in this case, a company  called Whiskey Jack of Sechelt.  Changes are possible if the  motivation is true and pure.  Cougars  Seems to be a lot of cougars  on the prowl lately. There was a  sighting a while ago near  Waugh Lake of a female with  two cubs. Also at North Lake  the Marshalls had their 15-year-  old family cat taken by a  cougar. I guess as people slowly  encroach on the cougars' territory there will be more and  more confrontations.  Birthdays  Since 1 haven't got the list  from anyone yet, and I'm way  too young to know it all by  heart, Happy Birthday to all  February B-days. A quotation to  begin your week: "Whatever  you can do or dream you can  do, begin it. Boldness has  genius, power and magic in it.  Begin it now" (Goethe)  Increasing demand  stretches volunteer  drivers program  In the last six months, the volunteer drivers program has averaged  34 trips a month. These are only medical trips, says program co-ordi-  nator Nancy Baker. "We are constantly getting iquiries from people  needing transportation for other important appointments locally and  in Vancouver."  The service started as a supplement to the minibus and in 1987  averaged 7.8 trips a month. Volunteer drivers are registered at the  volunteer centre and donate their time to clients needing assistance  and transportation to various medical appointments.  The drivers' expenses are reimbursed including a minimum kilometre charge of 26 cents, which covers gas and general operating  expenses of an automobile.  The coordinator at the volunteer centre registers new clients and  matches them with an appropriate driver. There are very few trips the  centre hasn't been able to fill. Drivers, sometimes called on very  short notice, are extremely caring and attentive to the clients.  With the cutbacks in transportation and increases in population we  expect more demand on this service and it is becoming increasingly  difficult to oeprate it out of the volunteer centre without proper funding for the staff hours it takes.  To continue to run this service is absorbing staff hours that are  funded lo run the volunteer centre. The need is increasing and hopefully this service will be acknowledged in the near future.  For more information on tlte volunteer drivers program, call 885-  5881.  FLAT  SAFETY  GLASS  ��� Residential &  '\ Commercial Glass  Replacements  24hr. Emergency  886-8414  ��� Sky Lights  ��� Automotive  ��� Shower Doors  20% OFF  In-stock  BEVELLED MIRRORS  ���i  Peninsula glass  Ms) & ALUMINUM  706 HWY 101. GIBSONS 886-8580  SYLVIA  Make the Sylvia part  of your Vancouver adventure...  Double From $58  Fi'aiturini* "Sylvia's Restaurant & Bistro"  ...Overlooking Vancouver's English Baj  On the Beach at 1154 Gilford 681-9321  Xenmar  'Draperies  &  NEEDISCRAFT SUPPLIES  383-2274  BUILDING  SUPPUES  IK1MI llai.lv  |UMK!  HARBOUR  BOATTOPS  883-2929  Tops, 7ariis b Covers  Upholstery b Repairs  FOODLINER  Check our flyer  ,..:   MARINA  PHARMACY  8K.J-2K8H  'John 'M'eitni's  MARINA  TOTAL SHOPPING  7 DAYS A WEEK  All Chevron Products   883-2253  TAFFY'S  Family Clothing Store  & Lotto Centre  I0%OFF FOR ALL SENIORS  Madeira Park (rime  MADEIRA  MARINA  883-2266  RECREATION  Pender Harbour  Golf Course  Visitors Welcome  1/2 M. North of Garden Bay Rd.,  Hwy 101 883-9S41  Pender  Harbour  Legion  Branoh112  Members & Quests  Always Welcome  Telephone 883-9632  Pindar Harbour, BC       881-2630  LIVE BAIT ��� TACKLE SHOP  CONVENIENCE STORE  w��5p��t  Pender Harbour's ONLY  Full Line Sporting Goods Store  Francis Penensula Place  Cornel ol Sunshine Coasl Hwy. &  Francis Peninsula Rd. 883-2763  CONTRACTING  MOBILE HOMES  NEW AND USED  INSTANT HOUSING  883-9338 OR 580*4321  CALL COLLECT  NEED  THIS  SPACE?  CALL DENISE AT  885-3930  Madeira Park Fun House  Fun for the whole family.   E"S*S***1   '  883-9880  HAIRDRESSERS  ROOFING  Klemrja.-e"  Tar fi Gravel. Shakes, Shingles,  Metal Roots. Torch On, Durolda  883-9303  Peninsula Power  & Cable Ltd.  High anil low voltage power lines  Outdoor Sub-Stations  883-2218  Cert. 7111  Ray Hansen Trucking  & Contracting  Gravel, Clearing  Septic Systems  883-S222  y matrix  Miss Siiiiny's  HAIR KOlHigiE  883-27 IS  SERVICES  Hugh W.Jones  LAWYER  883-9525  PENDER HARBOUR  CHEVRON  Complete Auto Repair  24 HOUR TOWING  883-2392  Garden  Bay  Hotel  pub ��� watartrnnt Tteataurant ��� Mooaag.  Alt cnaitara ��� Flam.io Charter. ��� BIN. Rental.  Pub Restaurant  883-2674 883-9919  Pender Harbour  Realty  883-9525  FAX: 883-9524  ._..���. .  LMHLHMI 12  Coasl New* February 17, 1992  leisure  IMS I Kllit   lull  Sunsliine Feeds  K  17  11) >l AH   14  ��� GoatChow     $5.75 20 kg   ���HogGrower   $5.85 20 kg  ��� lay Crumbles $5.75 20 k��  ��� Horse Pellets $645 20 kg  Regal Dog Food ��� *1175 20 kg  $umhlneteed<. ��� 8St3-4S12  Whllf  Quantities  Last  LH1111.111 K��l    1 v\> ��>' <- low R'  DImngguiDE  your guide to the finest in area dining  A listing of restaurants ad pubs  I'eaturetl Restaurant of the Week  The Creek House   Intimate  Dining  European  Cuisine  Winter hours ���  Open Thurs, Fri,  Sat and Sundays  Reservations  requested  Roberts Creek 885-9931  FAMILY DINING  Andy's Restaurant - Lunch and dinner  special every day. Evt-ry Wedneidiy  hifin is I'tniif Rili Sinln  House spGCW*  iifs Include veal ilisiic., sit-aks, seafood)  part i. plsa, rhal food ami lots ot NKW  ilisllCS Don't miss Amlv's jjriMi Bninch  Bnffel every Sunday from ll am - 2 30  pm   Hwv 101, QlbSOftt, HKf. UHH   tijvn  Sunday ami Mnnilay 11 ,iiu - 9 pm,  ruesday - vnimiriy 11 iim -10 pm  The Boat House - Jusl b ferry rldo away  in in'.itttihii Honeslne Bay, offering dally  iihint's ol fresh .mil ti,is;-i frozen seafood  from tl��' West, East .ind Gull Cti-isls as  well as a variety ol Othei ipeciattfea Join  lis iflet * ptn tin dinnei oi for our spec*  iiu ni ti Sunday Bninch, served between  in hi am .md I pm friendly service In a  relaxed atmosphere ami fabulous meats  arc just some ol die reasons you'll keep  coming hack if you have an important  rendezvous or a terry to Latch, please let  us know  uul we'll make the necessary  accommodations, Fot reservations call  ���121 HI88  All majiu credit cards acccpt-  Cale Pierrot - Comfortable atmosphere  with warm, helpful statf Homemade pastas, qulchea and daily specials are all prepared with die freshest Ingredients.* both  healthful and delicious. Our wliolf wheat  biead and suuiiiptioiis tlessens are baked  flesh daily, on the premises. Outside din*  in)!, lake out orders tor the beach and cap*  put inn are available. The Coasts a  blslro...ai unique as the Coast itself.  Mnnilay to Satuiday, '< am - i pin Closed  Sunday. Teredo Souarc, Sechelt Phone  ahead for your lunch' 883*9962.  Cosst Club Cafe - Bright, open, casual  iliniiij' for hreakfast and lunch. Fresh is  ihe oider of the day fot all of our inenti  iicius Big burgers, pasta dishes, Mexican  ipecials, sandwiches, salads and a variety  of daily features With a European flair,  the (nasi club Cafe oilers iimirif. ai reasonable prices. Open from 6 am daily  Join us Im weekend hriinch. 5519 Wharf  Ave .     Sechell.     88.1-9.144.     Visa.  Mastercard and American Express accepted - scaling for��)  Haid-A-Way Restaurant - Bring the  whole family and join IH Im greal >limit}.'  at Ihe Haiti AWay Resiaiiiant in QlbHM  Minor Inn on Hwy 101 at I'alk Ktl Our  friendly, helpful Staff and warm, pleasant  .itiii"sp|iere will add in your enfoymeni of  ��� mi excellent breakfast, hmcli and dinner  menu, which includes a children'! section We're open Sun lo Wed from 3:30  .im until 9 pm, im) ThUTS to Sat from  1 "i am until 10 pm Sunday our regular  lnf.ikt.ist menu is offered limn 3: MJ - 10  am In addition we titter a fabulous  Sunday Mullet Brunch, ll am - 2 10 pm,  featuring a scrumptious salad har, with a  large selection of hot and mid dishes and  disserts, ('.it to your heart's content.  Reservations 886-4301 33 sears plus han-  ipirt room.  The Omega Pizza, Steak and Lobster  HOUSe ��� With a perfect view of Gihsoas  Marina, and a jiood time atmosphere, the  Omega is a people-watcher's paradise.  You'll often see Bruno GeruSSJ, former  siar of the Beachcombers, dining here.  Menu includes pizza, pusta, steaks and  seafood Steaks and seafood are their specialties. Banquet facilities available. Very  special children's menu. Reservations recommended. Located in Gihsoas Harbour  at 281 Gnwer Point Rd. 886-2268. Open  for lunch Mon - Fri., 11:30 - 230; dinner  daily 4 - 9 pm, Fri. A Sat., til 10 pm.  Village Restaurant - Cozy family style  cafe with an extensive menu featuring  special pasta dishes, steak and seafood  dinners, Come in and check out our daily  lunch and dinner specials or have breakfast anytime. Saturdays are Prime Rib  nights. Fully licenced. Open 7 days a  week, Mon. - Thurs., 7 am to 8 pm; Fri.,  Sat. A Sun., 7 am to 9 pm. 3665 Cowrie  Street. Sechelt. 883-9811. Visa A  Mastercard accepted.  NIGHT ON THE TOWN  Creek Houie ��� Intimate dining and  European CUisiflO in a sophisticated yet  casual atmosphere: We serve rack of  l.iml-. duck, crab, clams, scallops, steaks,  also daily specials. Reservations recommended Roberta Creek R{ttd and Beach  Avenue -185-9321, Open 6 pm. closed  Mondays A Tuesdays. Visa A  Mastercard 40 seats  The Whirl - Open for breakfast, lunch  and dinner seven days a week.  Breathtaking ocean view and sunsets  from every table Continental cuisine ami  seafood at its best Sunday Bninch from 8  am ��� 2 pm. Fully licenced and air  conditio ned. Dinner reservations recommended Hwy 101. Dsvls Bay. 883-7283.  Backeddy Pub - Enjoy the natural beauty  of Jervis Inlet while tasting one of our  many liornestyle specialties in the [nib; or  the casual surroundings of our family  restaurant Our "Skookum Burger" is a  challenge to the biggest appetite. New  pub hours: Monday - Friday 11:30 -  11 .10, Saturday and Sunday 11 to closing.  New kitchen hours: Monday - Friday  11:30 - 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 11 30  to 8:30. Backeddy Pub - located 1/2 mile  mini) of Egmont on Maple Road.  Cedars Neighbourhood Pub - Great  food every day ail day. Appetizers and  full menu along with terrific daily specials, available 'til 9 pm every night.  We're known for our great atmosphere  and good times Sun. - Thurs. open 'til  midnight, Fri A Sat open 'til I am. Visa,  Mastercard and reservations accepted.  886-8171.  Irvine's Landing Pub ��� pinner menu  otters a variety of appetizers and entiees  featuring local produce ami fresh seafood  in a relaxed selling with ocean view.  Average dinner for two, $30. We're now  open Wednesday through Sunday, 12  noon till 11 pm with our kitchen open  fiom noon till 8 pm Pender Harbour,  881-1141. Mastercard A Visa. Fully  licenced  FINE DINING  Blue Heron Inn - Enjoy ihe view nf East  Porpoise Hay from your table at tire Blue  Heron Inn. located on the waterfront at  Porpoise Hay Relan and rnjny a superb  dining experience Reservations are  [(���(pored tur dinner Winter hours Wed ���  Sun , Lunch 11 am - 2 pm, dinner 3 pm  885-3847  The Terrace at Bonniebrook - The  Terrace at Bonniebrook, offers superb  West Coast cuisine in a picturesque and  relaxing lodge setting We offer fresh  local BC food, expertly prepared in a varied menu of appetizers, entrees and  desserts Follow Gower Point Road to  Ocean Beach Esplanade. RE-opening  February 14.  EAT IN TAKE OUT  Ernie A Gwen's Drive In ��� Take out, or  delivery. Pizza, dinners, salads, burgers,  chicken, desserts, drinks, ice cream. Free  home delivery within 4 miles, after 3 pm  only, on $10 minimum orders. Small  charge for orders under $10. Hwy. 101.  Gibsons. 886-7813.  Playwright Ken    Mitchell  Jade Palace  *Hl\IOW OPEN  Sat.&Sun. Chinese Smorgasbord  VjML,     5 pm - 8 pm  Adult j7m    Senior ��65��  Children under lOyr. ��4M  #1-082 I Iwy. 101, Gibsons 886-2433  PENDER HARBOUR MUSIC SOCIETY  presents  Alan Moberg  in return concert  witli Itis friend  George Hamilton IV  Country, Western &  Gospel Music al its best!  7:30 pm  Pender Harbour Community Hall  Members  $8.00  Non-member  s $10.00  TICKETS AVAILABLE AT:  Miss Simny's, Pender Harbour  Talc-wind Hooks, Sechelt  Wishful Thinking, (iibsous  ROXY  CHOCOLATES  R  .oxy Chocolates is seeking  investor / operators for  prime locations on the  Sunshine Coast.  MMoxy Chocolates provides a  full line of fudges, brittles  and fine chocolates, caramel,  creams, candied fruit,  truffles and much more.  Products are made on site  daily.  ���  For further information  contact:  Philip Smith  Consultants Ltd.  Phone 926-4654  Fax 9264659  Ken Mitchell  shines in one-  man show  if Main���  Ken Mitchell, playwright, poet, novelist, screenwriter, director,  teacher and now actor, is a bona Tide Renaissance Man.  This label has been applied, often undeservedly, to many artists  over Ihe years, bul Ken Mitchell truly qualifies. In addition lo his  other talents, he also speaks fluent Chinese and Greek.  I first met Mitchell at ihe Writer's Festival in Sechelt several seasons ago. 1 was pleased to find him a modest, self-effacing guy with  no evidence of a rampaging ego. He gave a sparkling performance of  his poetry and prose, moving easily from humour to pathos. The  reading included three segments from his one-man play about Norman Bethune, Gone The Burning Sun. ll whelted ihe appetite for  more.  'Mitchell will don and doff as the play  progresses'  I didn't see Ken Mitchell again for several years. During this lime  1 was pleased and Haltered to be able lo edit Witches and Idiots, a  collection of his poetry, for Harbour. About a week ago, I was surprised and delighted to learn thai he would be coming to Gibsons  Feb. 6, to present a full-length version of Gone The Burning Sun.  Happily, I was able to attend this remarkable play.  The play is staged with a minimum of props - a table, a couple of  chairs and a skeletal backdrop of simulated bamboo, representing a  Chinese house. On this backdrop hang various coats and other items  of clothing that Mitchell will don and doff as the performance progresses.  The play is essentially a series of chronological monologues,  sometimes directed at the audience; sometimes to an invisible second  party on the stage. Appropriate music helps to set the various scenes.  The play opens on a darkened stage. The lights come up to find  Mitchell/Bethune stretched out on the table. We learn from the ensuing talk that he has just had a serious lung operation. Bethune's contradictory character is immediately revealed. He lights a forbidden  cigarette, coughs and sends an unseen companion for whisky. This  stubborn, self-destructive aspect of the man is clearly evident  throughout the play.  '...a man of many parts'  As things progress, we learn lhat Bethune has a very rocky relationship with his wife, Frances. At one point, he follows her to New  York, corners her lover at gun-point, beats him up and eventually gets  drunk with him. Mitchell manages to create this imaginary confrontation very convincingly.  But Bethune is a man of many parts, both bad and good. As the  play goes on, we see the humanitarian emerge, lite dedicated surgeon  who opens an art school for impoverished children and later, risks life  and limb in the Spanish Civil War and in China during the Japanese  invasion. Norman Bethune was a walking contradiction and Mitchell  makes this dichotomy abundantly clear as one strong scene moves  into another.  The play ends with Mitchell/Bethune lying on the same table. But  this time he is in China in a primitive hut, dying of blood poisoning  contracted from the war victims he has been treating. As he dies, he  hallucinates a trip to the Hebrides he took with his wife many years  before.  There are many other fascinating aspects lo this very moving piece  of theatre. Suffice to say that Ken Mitchell has pulled off a tour de  force, both as writer and actor. Gone The Burning Sun should be  showcased in a television format where it could reach the wide audience it so richly deserves. Thanks, Ken, for a memorable evening.  The show was sponsored by the Gibsons Landing Heritage Society  in aid of restoring the Women's Institute Hall.  Music festival rehearsals  underway at Rockwood  Under the direction of Tom  Kershaw, the Soundwaves  Orchestra of the Sunshine Coast  Music Society began rehearsals  for the Sunshine Coast Music  Festival which takes place in  April. Several young Suzuki violin students taught by Katie  Angermeyer and Michelle Bruce  have joined the orchestra.  Rehearsals for the musical  Anne of Green Gables, conducted by Lyn Vernon, will begin  shortly after the music festival. If  anyone is interested in joining  this community orchestra please  phoneTom Kershaw 885-6475,  Katie Angermeyer 885-5539 or  Michelle Bruce 885-9224.  Rehearsals will be Thursdays, 7  pm at Rockwood Centre,  Artspace, Sechelt.  "The Last Boy Scout"  Starring Bruce Willis and Damen Waymar  Thlt Movlt la Rated Restricted  Soma* Nudity and Court* Language  RAVEN'S Cry  THEATRE  presents  SHOWTIMES  Mon. Feb. 17 through Thurs: Feb. 20  one showing only at 8:00pm daily  TICKET PRICES  Adults $6 ���  Students $4.50'  Seniors & Children  Under Twelve $3  Fri. & Sat. Feb. 21&22  7:00 & 9:30pm  Sun.-Thurs., Feb.23-27  one showing only  at 8:00pm daily  "BUGSY"  with Warren Beatty&  Annette Benning  Hyr. limited admission  Raven's Cry Theatre  Lotiited ,11 House Ol Hewhiwus, Sec licit IK  PHONl  NUMIilR   88S  167.,  - r -   i {It, Coast News, February 17, 1992  13  leisure  CHANNEL ELEVEN  Taattfay  F-Anitm ��,1H2 7:30  Gihsons Council Meeiing  "Live" (tavfl in jtavcl wivrragc of this weeks meeting, cahlecast ftnm the  (iihsnns Council Chambers.  Waiattday  Ft*rwMYia,1��i2a:45pili  CaMt Conntcllom  The news nf Ihe week from the broadcasting students at Elphinstone.  7:00  Port Mellon Memories, Hazel Graham.  Maryanne West talks with the late Hazel Graham about growing raising a  family in a mill town.  7:30 pn Hub Tu*  Randi Tame and Diane Evans take you for a walk around the Crowe Road  Herb Garden.  8:00 pm Pariinmntavy Tikbacfc  Maureen Clayton is the host of this month's programme that brings your  federal and provincial representatives to your community channel. MP.  Ray Skelly joins Maureen and Gary Parrell-Collins the M.L.A. for Fl.  Langley-Aldergrove sits in for Gordon Wilson.  a:00pmUM<MRtport  An update on the Lifeline home safety system for the elderly and  infirm in operation here on the Sunshine Coast  ���:30 pm  Cibli Connactiom  See 6:45 p.m.  Thursday  February 20,1992  5.00pmnUvin  B:4S �� 7:00 rapaat  on the arts beat  Chief Tom Paul, elder  Margaret Joe-Dixon,  and Gilbert Jue. of the  Sechelt Indian Band,  thanked their hosts at  the Roberts Creek  Legion for a warm  reception and dinner  celebrating Ernie  Burnett's contribution  of native artifacts to  the band museum. Paul  pointed out the artifacts  would be held in trust  until Matsqui Band  members have their own  museum lo house the  relics. Burnett - a wood  carver, artist, and  collector living in  Roberts Creek - also  celebrated his tilth  birthday Ihe same day.  Joel Johnstone photo  !   "You no longer have to pay  i through the nose to get superb  quality for the ears."  Pioneer's Auto-Reserve Cassette Receiver with Supertuner.  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Mary Pinager hosts this hour  long discussion with guests Stephen Garrett, Rosemary Hoare, Pearl  Siddall and Clifford Smith  8:00 SahMM Enhancamant  The Sunshine Coast Enhancement Society is trying to raise enough money  lo huy the Chapman Creek hatchery.  8:30 Tim DaWncI Experiment at Chatatodi.  "Una" phone-in  What is the DaVinci Experiment and what is open schooling all about? To  find oul more, join host Blain Despres and his guests Roger Douglas,  Kerry Mahlman, Drew Murphy and Val Silver.  This Community Television  U)     H C(]\\ \ FORI)  Schedule courtesy of: l'v'L '    1>',���,        /m  The Art Contact Program is  pleased to have Paula Seifred  give a talk and show slides  relating to her work, currently  on exhibition al ihe arts centre.  After receiving a good  founding in fine ails in Montreal, Paula attended Goldsmiths  College Embroidery/Textile  diploma course in England.  This college focuses on textiles  purely as a fine-art medium.  Paula's work emphasizes the  fine-art aspect of stilchery in  her Floating Flower needlepoint  on canvas, designed wilh metallic yarns, painted wood and  sequins. All are a sunburst of  colour. Come Wednesday, Feb.  19, 7:30 pm to learn more;  admission is $4.  Literary Reading  Kristiana Gunnars gels al Ihe  heart of what it means lo read,  to write, to remember. A teacher of literature and creative  writing al the University of  Alberta in Edmonton, Kristiana  has published five volumes of  poetry, two novels and one  short story collection. She has  won the Book of the Year  award in Manitoba for Prowler  and is nominated this year for  the Governor Generals Award  for Zero Hour.  Kristiana will read from her.  work on Friday, Feb. 21 at S pm  in Ihe arts centre. Admission is  free  Revival Band  Longtime children's performer and songwriter Jeni  Wright has been charming  young audiences throughout the  Lower Mainland for years.  Combining her musical mastery  with colourful and lively activities, including her ever-popular  Filberg  applicants  invited  Jury applications are now  available for craftspeople who  are interested in taking part in  the 1992 Filberg Festival. The  deadline for completed applications is March 11.  The jury will be looking for  excellence in orginality, artistic  merit, creativity, market appeal  and workmanship. Hobby  crafts, mould work and production-line work is not admissible.  The Filberg Festival is also  looking for performers, entertainers and food vendors.  Set on a splendid nine-acre  site against a backdrop of ocean  and mountains, the festival features over 100 crafts people and  artists from all over BC.  Dates for Ihe 1992 festival  are July 31, Aug. 1, 2, and 3.  For more information write lo  Ihe Filberg Festival coordinator,  61 Filberg Road, Comox, BC  V9N 4R7, or phone 339-2715  or 338-8858.  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Come to Ihe arts centre Saturday, Feb. 22 al 11:30 am and  join in the fun. Admission is $4  or $9 per family.  Gibsons Legion  Branch #109'  Tuesday  Feb. 18,8 pm  General  Meeting  ��� ��� ���  MOdi  Draw  Saturday AftwnoiMMi  MEMBERS AND GUESTS WELCOME  886-24 11  J'/ j\ Crbatf Academy of^arice  & <^fine Arts  featuring  D.ance & Leisure wear from  ^ Dance Shop  Saturday, March 7  at  The Westbrook Hotel,  Viancouver  Tickets Available from Academy Office  885-2263  Adults: $5.00 Children & Seniors: $3.00  All proceeds will be donated to  the Canadian Save The Children Fund  RAVEN'S CRY  THEATRE SOCIETY  for the performing arts  The  Continentals  presented by The Sunshine  Coast Ministerial Association  Thursday, March 5th  Friday, March 6th  Showtime: 7:00 pm  Tickets: $6.00  1 1/2 hour show with no intermission  Watersyde Folke  presents  Long John Baldry  at the aati^^Laat^  Raven's Cry Theatre        ^S^SrL  Saturday, March 7th ^Sk\  8:00 pm ��� Tickets: $11.00    VH|  For your convenience you now can purchase  tickets at Reflections in Madeira Park  883 2545  and Sayward Books in Gibsons-886 3626  Call box office for information: 885-4673 14  Coasl Najjws, Febiu.irv 17. il>**-'  news  TO WORK  STIHL 038 FARM BOSS  When \ini Bra one up, you'll know why its  advanced technology .md design have made  sill II the choice ol professional! for 65  years. Die sill IL038 Farm Hoss with its  powerful 67 a- engine, lias superior chain  saw features that you can depend on:  % Electronic Ignition with lifetime  warranty fur quick, easy starting  % Quickstep Inertia chain brake fur  increased operator safety  ��� Anti-vibration system for added  user comfort  'Anti-logging' message decried  fi inn page I  and destructive" mid could "cause needless, serious emotional  damage to children and their respective families."  Bul so far, a committee set up to review the suitability of the  hook has rejected the charges and recommended lhat it stay in  school libraries.  "It does have a point of view," said David Short, elementary  school principal at Davis Bay and the member of the reviewing  committee which presented the recommendation to the board. "But  so do all the books in the library."  The committee rejected statement! that the book "indoctrinated"  children into an ami logging or extremist viewpoint. And while it  had "tremendous sympathy lor any industry where jobs are threatened by change," said Short, the conimitlee did not find anything  in the book that children shouldn't see or hear about.  "The job of education is to present a number of different views  and lo teach them lo weigh what are opinions and what are facts  and lo see different sides of an issue." said Short.  Keith Hrind, school librarian at (iibsous elementary and review  committee member, said school libraries do contain books presenting other points of view in forestry, including a kit put out by the  Canadian Pulp and Paper Associalion aimed at the primary level.  Although no rigid district guidelines have existed about including hooks in school libraries, various policies of the teacher-librarian's association are consulted by librarians in their decision. In it's  recommendation, the committee said only books which promote  abuse, bigotry, haired of others, or contain pornographic material  should not be placed in an elementary school.  Despite the recommendation. Cantelon said he would continue  to light the inclusion of the book in school libraries. "It's not going  to end here," he said, "We'll be carrying on with the complaint,  Maxim's Tree, published by Orca BooLs in Victoria, is currently  on the preferred book list from the Ministry of Education. A final  decision about Ma.xine's Tree will be made by Ihe school board.  Gibsons elementary school librarian Keith Brind holds  Maxine's Tree, an environmentally friendly children's  book which has made some enemies. A forester in  Sechelt believes the book is slanted and should be  removed from school library bookshelves. 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Salinger's  Catcher in the Rye. It's even  happened lo the Bible.  Over the years, any number  of books have been removed  from school libraries in different countries, for reasons Hinging from political and religious  viewpoints to profanity or sexually-explicit material.  On the Coast, such issues are  usually dealt with between parents and teachers or librarians.  "Ocassionally it pops up," says  Keith Brind, librarian at Gibsons elementary, "This kind of  thing can happen at the school  level and it happens vers- quiet-  ly."  It's only when the issues  raised touch a nerve in the community, such as the recent case  of Maxine's Tree - a book with  an environmental point of view  on forestry - that the district and  the public hears about them.  And those issues have  changed noticeably over Ihe  years. "The reasons reflect the  controversial topics of the day,"  RINCON  Reg. $369.95  Sale $332.95  If you've got no time  for "bor-ing", spend some  time checking  out the RINCON.  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Books which she's seen  removed from libraries range  from Judy Blume titles to Mein  Kampf by Adolf Hitler. Other  books may be taken out of circulation because of issues like  negative racial stereotyping and  sexism. Books which promote  abuse, hatred, or contain  pornography are also deliberately excluded.  In addition, books are  always being selectively "weeded oul" for relevance to both  today's values and the current  curriculum, says Guest.  And then there's the issue of  literary worth. "There has to be  a reason to select a book," she  says, "I don't have books that a  kid can get down in the grocery  store if they really want lo read  them."  Over the years, those books  which some people wanled to  read but weren't allowed lo  have in school libraries in various countries have included  Richard II by Shakespeare to  Huckleberry Finn by Mark  Twain. Metaphysics by  Descartes lo Darwin's Origin of  Species, works by Martin  Luther to Salman Rushdie's  Satanic Verses, Gulliver's Travels lo Ulysses.  Freedom to Read Week is  Feb. 24 to March 2 this year.  Meanwhile, trustees will be  making a final decision about  Maxine's Tree. "I've seen other  books removed," says Guest.  "But not in such a political context."  GOOD  CENTS��  MAKES GOOD 0ENTS  719 NORIH RD  GIBSONS  I'll: lllll)    71,110  FAX: lino - rr.jf.  HOURS Ol OI'IRUION:  9: ill - 9:0(1  ( lOSH)  eiitticMtd.  STUART FLOCKHART  DENTURIST  Member of the  B.C. Denturist Assoc.  #302 Teredo Square  Sechell, B.C.  Phone: 885-2633  ' Coasl News, February 17, 1992  IS  sports  Chatelech school  wrestlers ure  top in provincial competition.  Chatelech wrestlers  have provincial hopes  Chatelech wrestlers have made a firm step forward in establishing  themselves as a serious wrestling team on the provincial scene  After a disappointing starl lo Darren Caldwell's season due to  injury, he has dominated his opponents - winning his last five bouts  decisively by pins.  There were olhet notable individual performances hy Mike  Mjancs, Nicholas Hall and Oreshnm Smith The future of Chatelech  wrestling looks bright as the younger team members are beginning to  wrestle to their potential  The team expects to qualify as man) as seven wresllets for Ihe BC  Championships in late February.  Pigs mired in  mid-season slump  by John Raiuer  Having had Mother Nature delay the second hall ol rugby by a  couple of weeks, il looks to have played havoc with Ihe finishing  touch of the local side.  Travelling last weekend into south Vancouver, on I beautiful day  for rugby, the lads were lo play the Vancouvet Rowing Club, a chili  beaten in the first half. Confidence seemed high and energy ready  The field was smaller than Elphi hut conditions were excellent, so on  lo the match we went.  The first half saw an even struggle ol it, with the towcis having a  bit more field position, because of a lol of kicking The I'igs tried to  use Iheir attacking style anil were unlucky a lew limes not to break  through Only three points were scored and ihe first hall came to a  close, Vancouver Rowing Club 3, Pigs 0 (lose and not oul of it  Once again al half lime, encouragement and higliet desire were  emphasized Dedication to Ihe ball is utmost in this game and the  Gibsons team is lacking in litis aspect at this time  Unloitunately the tide was not turned ll seemed as il confidence  had disappeared. As smut as it did, so did Ihe ability ol holding onto  the ball. Many an attack died in the process, the flame ol energy  dwindled lo a sputter and although they lound a way to score, the  boys could not muslei anymore Tlte final ended Vancouvet Rowing  Club 13, Pigs ft.  The practises are, well, okay at besl, hut more regulai bodies are  needed to he able to practise as a team This builds confidence and  aliunde as a whole. Il lakes 15 players to combine as one in this sport  of Ihe gods.  Willi seven weeks remaining in the season the Boys in Blue have  an uphill battle lo gain a play tiff spot Hopefully things will lum  around wilh three home games coming up and slrotigei work ethics at  practice.  Hope you were out on Saturday against the Scribes and remember  our next home game against Kals Saturday. Feb 22 Thanks for listening! Oink! 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Ft.  2:35  8:30  3:40  10:40  9.1  14.9  4.7  12.9  Thuri Time Ht. Ft.  REFERENCE: Point Atkinson  Pacific Standard Time  12:20 4.4  20    6:50 15.6  TH    1:10 6.2  7:05 13.7  For Skookumchuk Narrowi add  t hf. 40 mln. plua 5 mln. lor each ft. of rlM  and 7 mln. for tich ft. of fall  fide Tables courtesy of  Pronto'S  FINE DININCJ RESTAUR ANTS  Gibsons ��� 886*8138 Sechelt ��� 885-1919  by Harry Turner  Sweeping is an important  part of the curling game. Not  only is il Ihe main form of exercise in the game, but it also performs a very important  function, since keeping the ice  clean and warm as curlers are  wont to say, can carry a rock  farther down the ice and to  some extent determine its direction.  Sweepers can use a variety  of brooms to perform the  sweeping task. In the early days  of the game, most Canadian  curlers used a corn broom  Although it is used less today,  the corn still has its place in the  game. Corn is often used in the  modern game to put chaff on  ihe ice to make straight ice  'swingier'.  The biggest problem with  corn is the chaff thai is lefl  since it changes Ihe ice surface  for both teams and some teams  do not like chaff on the ice. The  corn broom is also tiring since it  lakes a lol of effort to swing.  An early replacement for the  corn broom was the nylon covered broom. This broom is very  effective in carrying a rock that  extra distance since it really  heats up the ice in the hands of  an experienced sweeper.  This broom, however, is useful only if your sweepers have a  lot of stamina, since of all the  brooms, it probably is the most  tiring to use. Il is also notably  noisier than other brooms.  The broom of choice nowadays is the brush. It has many  advantages over other forms of  sweeping. For a beginning  curler it is very easy to learn lo  use and for an aging curler, it is  easier on the body since il takes  a lol less energy lo use.  If you are presently holding  the brush in the traditional  Canadian grip with your hands  close to ihe head of the brush,  and the handle crossing your  thigh, you might be interested to  know the present thinking by  the best players in our sport.  Currently the best method ol  using the brush is thought to be  lo hold ihe brush high on Ihe  handle pressing down with Ihe  top of the brush under the ami.  This form of holding was  adopted from the Europeans.  One advantage is considered to  be a better view of rock and ice  to allow superior estimation of  rock speed one of the functions ol the sweeper There is  also improved mechanical  advantage which transfers more  jiodj energy to the broom head.  Install Vinyl Siding &  Aluminum Soffit & Fascia  ��� Beautify your home and give it  the new modern look for 1992.  ��� Increase your home value.  ��� Low maintenance costs.  RENOVATIONS & ADDITIONS  DOOR 8. 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February 17, 1992  Sunshine Coast  ICES  DIRECT  wntn yon wsqi m joo ooiw ngm,  CALL THESE EXPERTS  AUTOMOTIVE  BUILDING CONTRACTORS  m,r, n    AUTOMOTIVE      Marine  PARTS & SUPPLIES  A101 SUPPLY ltd  KM.I Hw\. 101, Gibsons, B.( . Hota-HIIII  M.." i' la-i, mi hi, sin' ttiiy  (ONSTRHCIION  ��� ki-Mth-nti-il A  1 iiiniiitiriitl t (instim linn  ��� KrnmalHm*  ' \iltliitini\  l     Laurie Lacovctsky ��� 885-2887    J  c  SUNCOAST TIBElMtCHAWCAl Lit)    ^   DttHHUaHrtl klHaKIHHl Faculty   KALTTIRE  If IM sell it...we guarantee it!  5533 Wnarl Road, Sechelt ��� 885-7927  Mil* EUtRGENCV jjjtyjCj   HH-IM4  If you iw<  you'd tarn reeadlna about  oworybo-ay also  r~  - SECHELT RADIATORS  ^a i imtplete i noting Vwfwn Wmhe < ,-'itif  ' V,'ll''|u'ii'.s;'|i,i,r.uV"Ka,is' ili'a'h'i ij'.ris (t (';.is'ljiili'sN  Al HIS  I HI IKS III MlllHS IMHMKIU   MARINE  Sin. l'si',1 ,\ k, t'.iil    ���  Hrll il|> .\ II, lis, |\  L'"e:  4.U9 S.C. Hwy  Across Irinti Sunshine (IM  J  Mutt   Sal  SHS-r-Wh  ,^:      T.A.C.  --*-!.-^    ��� Electrical & Plumbing  Renideiiti.il   Commercial  W.ilt-r Haalari ��� Electric Heat  t'cinli.itlofa Lie NO fifi.a.  886-3344 ��� 886-3364   PENN   Performance & Mechanical  umm  Complete Mechanical Repairs          All Makes & Models  Specializing in Complete  Drive Tram Overhauls.  4X4 Performance  Parts & Accessories  Mon - Fri - 8:30 - 5:00   Sat. 9 - 2  JEFF MATHERS S85-S711  5916 Secnmt inlet Rd   Secnert. BC VON IVO J  ROTTLUFF DRYWALU  Residential & Commercial  }  TOM  8869691  BRENT  886-9495  A1 T ENTERPRISES: Continuation ������rvloo*  Serving Jfie Corfsr Since 1985  fl,     k.    ��#&�����       'CUSTOM HOMES  tt&frtTTffl-      'ADD,TI0NS  ��^BSI  RENOVATIONS  bjSSi*??- NIMH  r. wonq. aox ru. qibsons. a.c. von tvo  Forest  (604) 885-7576^  Messages 885-5281  KITT EVANS  Construction  BUILDING CONTRACTORS  DIRECT DRYWALL SYSTEMS  BOARDING ��� TAPING - TEXTURED CEILINGS  New Homes & Townhouses ��� Additions ��� Renovations  PROMPT PROFESSIONAL SERVICE ��� FREE ESTIMATES  i 671-3754 Hone 116-1657  II Years In FOUNDATIONS ��� FRAMING - RENOVATIONS  CONCRETE SERVICES  Ron Hovden  Gerald R WtConnei'  r I. NADILL COMTBACTDfO ^  All typas oi concrete work.  Sidewalks, driveways, slabs   smootli, broomed,  rgate llnlihlng  ^ Quality Cooooto Work  Plana m HIT J  Bit or Small We Do Them Oil  G & S DRYWALL  FREE ESTIMATES  Foi All Ynur Urywill Nenets  ,\ PIMM Call: 886-9204      ,  COAST CONCRETE  PUMPING & FOUNDATIONS    ���<'  ��� Pumping ��� Forming ���  ��� Placing ��� Finishing- '  Full Service to the Peninsula  885-5537  Call John Parton  L  M J.J. Vinyl Siding  Soffits, FASIA, Shutters    CEDAR SIDING    1  Fred Cocker  (Lent **i*-��*n-j  Phone 88-. 6065  II) Box lS'Xi  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3Auy  ^ailiiiSaiai  wmw//M'M  mmm  Call 18.-2,22(Gil)ioiii)��  885-3930(Sccbelt)f  fteWMUWMfcttWAl  Asftword Contracting  "*��� QUALITY HOME  Be-DING 4 IMPROVEMENTS  'J-U DESIGN & DRAFTING   885-6443;  n Ready Mix Concrata  I* C Sand A Gravel &  NaT*     CONCRETE  'a\J     L I U.   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QIMMNmS  3 Batch Rants on Ihe Sunshine Coasl  Gibsons Sechell Pende* Harbour  Bom 172. 6417 Burn-MRd., Sechelt  If  ynil  w/tri i-  .tilifcrtisiiH)  hf>i *  you'll  li��>  t ��'.ifliti<|  .ihout  ynttrs.��:lf  -  And  so would  :wi:i yl'O'l V  ��ls��  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS  RENOVATIONS WEST  CONTRACTING  Custom Building ��� Remodelling ��� Framing  Foundations ��� Home Repairs ��� General  Contracting ��� Small Jobs Welcome  I after 6IJ0 pm  JUSL Clettric  RESBEHIUL  Lany Anderson  Fot Professional & Courteous Service  R.R. 1-12749 Wimock M.N.    fUUTWm 883-8188  Maielri Fat-k, I.C. VMI2H0      nee, "a. 188H  ���!  with the wpeili  CALL Htm COAST NEWS 886,2622  .  EXCAVATING  I .uul Clearing  Demolition  Stump Removal  Sile Development  Roitds  Free Estimates    .  885-3469  886-8053  R&P EXC A'  STK EXCAVATING LTD. 2  Lund Clearing ��� Top Soil ��� Gravel    jL.  %P.  ��� Retaining Walls ��� etc -P*    fu54  8trvlng tfie Coast lor 20 Years ]$? 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Limbing AT  ' SlttffliL    ' LandCle;  "1t*sF T,"s"'��*  earing ��� Logging  Trw Surgen ��� tullv Insurfd  [aped The Beat  We Buy Timber 884-5363  Pacific Painting  Residential ��� Commercial  Interior ��� Exterior  Steve Boyd ��� 883-9972  (                                        1  D & B CRANE RENTAL  Phone: 884-5266  Night: 885-7085  _J  GARRY'S CRANE SERVICE  BTONLIfT - HOOK HEIGHT 65'  15TON LIFT ��� HOOK HEIGHT 80  T��7-��      ..886-7028  7  A   h  R  Mm ,  S^       THE  RENOVATIONS WITH ~  A TOUCH OF CUSS  COMMERCIAL t RESIDENTIAL  IMPROVER M5^  fflX HAtFMOON BA*-/  GENERAL CONTRACTORS  A. J. CONTRACTING  Roofing' Insulation * Painting  Concrete' Vinyl Siding  Free Estimates  885-8924  l iiviisftl 5 Bonded  PARKYN BAY CONTRACTING LTD.  I 11   UDOIWOW  RetldittUal * Gtu Itutailattom QtServttt  Res: (6041 588-6707  ^or Toll Free Pager: 1 979-4371  Propane A  Natural Gas  a/?|i\     POMFRET  \,i/^COIM��TRIJCTIOIM  Selective Land Clearing ��� Oeslgn Consulting  RR2 S4t C5, Qibsons, B.C. V0N-1V0   Phone 8868900  A Complete Asphalt Service  FREE ESTIMATES  TOMIIVVIMMIBIRiim  RESIDENTIAL A COMMERCIAL  PLANT SITE PORPOISE BAY RD.  TELEPHONE 885*2726 SECHELT B.C.  ( CENTURY ROCK  ^  Rock Willi Ficingi  Patios Planters  885-5910  HEATING  PROPANE INC.  ��� Auto Propane  ��� Appliances  ��� Quality B.B. Q's  8852380  Hwy 101. across St.  Irom Big Mac's. Sechelt  (SECHELT FIRE PLACE LTO.Ej;  GAS ���PELLET* WOOD       b  Complete Sales & Installations  SHOWROOM Opon Tu��i.-Sat.   5631 Wharf Rd..8����-T1T1 J  HOME IMPROVEMENTS  PETER J. SUGARS  Custom CtHa-wts  Kitchens ��� Bathrooms ��� Mlllwork  shop 886-8615    ���>    res. 886-2231  (SB  Your Full Floor Covering Store  "Quality A Service With a Friendly Smile"  \ Free Estimate ��� (88-3888 ��� Tom Styles  ^^^ S605 Sonahai. CMat Hary. 5ad��an VOW 3A0  SUPPLING Al L YOUR REFINISHING NEEDS  Oceanside Refinishing  Cabinets ��� Furniture ��� Hardwood Floors  886-2337 ��� ��� ��� 886-3792  DISTRIBUTORS FOR KINGDOM CABINETS  SUNSHINE KITCHEN*  ' KITCHENS A BATHROOMS '  886-9411  Cellular  644-4907  (a^J%W*  SALES S INSTALLATION LTD.  77fa* Floor Store at Your Door  With Free In- Home Shopping  Hardwood ��� Ceramics ��� Wall Tiles ��� Glass Tiles  Area Rugs ��� Carpets ��� linoleum ��� Floor Tiles ��� Marble  Glass Mocks  88W582 ��� SHTattHiSR / Mon - Sat ') M) ��� 5.00 pm  Showroom 4M9 Hwy. 101 Wilson Creek  -    -mar Coast News, February 17, 1992  17  news  Molly (left) and Tonto (right) put 'Al' through his pares  on the Port Mellon highway. Joel  Johnstone  photo  'Creek fire hall  collects GO grant  The Roberts Creek Volunteer Fire Departmenl has received  approval of a $70,000 GO BC award to help expand the fire hall.  "I'm happy that we got il and we certainly could use it," .said fire  chief Denis Mulligan, noting the sum will pay nearly half Ihe cost of  construction already underway. "We're hoping it will come out at  aboul $150,000 to $170,000," he said.  A 2,500 sq.ft. addition will provide service, storage areas and  training space for 27 volunteer fire fighters. It will also allow room lo  store the lire-fighting apparatus and vehicles under cover.  The Roberts Creek fire department serves about 8.10 homes in a  community experiencing rapid growth, "ll is essential that every  effort is made to ensure that emergency services are able lo meet  these growing demands," said minister responsible for (JO RC Lois  Hoiine in announcing the grant.  Wilh money hand, Mulligan estimated that construction could he  completed in two months  Central dispatch merits weighed  System seen as important first step toward 9-1-1 emergency service  ���y Stuart Bumslde  "The central dispatch system  is needed on the Coast,"  Roberts Creek Fire Chief Denis  Mulligan told the Coasl News  in a recent conversation. "The  system we have now just isn't  adequate."  "If (the private Sechelt company currently running Ihe dispatch service) were to decide  tomorrow that they weren't  making enough  money, or  whatever, they could pack il in  and there would be no dispatch  for the Coast.  Mulligan related an instance  some 15 years ago when a cab  company hired to dispatch messages for the fire departmenl  pulled up slakes and left without telling anyone.  Mulligan said the central dispatch system is seen as a step  toward 9-1-1 emergency service  because much of the equipment  Rooms  $105����  8862804  PENINSULA MOTOR INN  PER WEEK  Plus Tax  that will be purchased for central dispatch can be used for 9-  1-1. He noted that the existing  fire department dispatch equipment would still be used as part  of central dispatch.  Mulligan said it was possible  for the Coast lo go directly to 9*  1-1 but added that going to 9-1-  1 service at this time would  mean emergency calls from the  Coast would be sent to Vancouver first then rerouted back to  the appropriate fire station by a  person who probably wouldn't  be familiar wilh Coasl geography and duplicated street  names.  "Right now 9-1-1 would  probably work on the Coast,"  Mulligan said, "but without  central dispatch it wouldn't  work very well."  Under central dispatch the  various communities would  keep the same fire department  numbers they presently use.  /PRECISE PAINTING & PLASTERS  e All rinses of Drywall  e Complete Custom Painting  e Fire & Water Damage  e Journeyman Workmanship  Nr.lt  8860928 Free Eitimttn  /Z"  ComAou* 2>ed4GH ltd.  673 Payne Rd��� Glbsohs 886-3191    J  Beckett  Furniture Land  Highway 101, Dor 2549, Sechelt, B C VON 3A0  Telephone (004) 885-5766 ��� Fax (004) 885-2756  MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES  A VII' Store  ��� Salt W.iti'i Licences   A-ftr*'  ' Motel f,C.iiiilBlte* 'Wnlei laxi 4V.-f~-  1 M.iiini'Ki'li.nis        ' l.r.nul l.i'klr BBt-2 ���(,(��� J  STIHL  CHAINSAWS  & TRIMMERS  Kl'al      al.Y'S  Sales and Service  731 North Road, Gibsons ��� 886-2912  CAD Services   by NCG  Eu  weeaneer  Marina cc Resort Ltd  Localeo in Secret Cove 885-7888  MARINE SPECIALISTS 21 YEARS  PARTS - SALES ��� SERVICE -REPAIRS  K & C Thermoglass 4,^ "'j'Xi.U    ���av,  Cobra Boats now   m\9      ,.- V-jf��- j^i  In-Stock  l.'.NsMIJsV.  OUTBOARDS  LANDSCAPING  Computer aided drafting is available now  on the Sunshine Coast.  _ Call 886-4756 ,  S & G TREE SERVICE  Topping ��� Trimming -Pruning ��� Brush Chipper  V Danger Tree Removal  Bonded and Insured ��� 20 Years Experience  885-3897  GIBSONS MOBILE SAW SERVICE^  <*������������"- '���������-������   ���aning  1 Beams ^AlLm  Custom Cutting ��� Planing  Bevel Siding ��� Posts &  Chrlt Napper 886-3468  R.RJ4, S6, C*8,  Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  jtall 8862622(Gibsons)  o8H930|Sechtlil  "Every number will stay the  way it is until we switch to 9-1-  1," Mulligan said, "We talked  about putting in one central  number but it seemed too difficult to try and teach everyone  on the Coast a single number  just to change it again when we  get 9-1-1."  The cost to the taxpayers for  central dispatch is around  $300,000 for equipment and  $250,000 a year for operating  expenses. The money will be  financed over 10 years and a lax  increase for the project could be  as high $35 a year per $100,000  of assessed property value. In  10 years, when the equipment is  paid off, the operating expense  is projected to drop to around  $14 per $100,000 of assessed  value.  That amount only applies if  the Coast stays with central dispatch, however, and would  increase when 9-1-1 is implemented.  Muligan was unsure what the  additional cost would be when  9-1-1 is implemented. He said  additional BC Tel equipment  would be necessary, but added  the telephone company would  probably pay a portion of the  extra cost.  Spokesman for BC Tel,  Norm Blaine, told the Coast  News, however, that any costs  incurred installing 9-1-1 would  be the responsibility of the district, not BC Tel. Blaine said he  didn't know how much il would  cost the regional district to  implement 9-1-1 after central  dispatch was instituted. He said  the costs could vary widely  depending on how elaborate the  regional district wanted to get.  "It's a bit like buying a car,"  he said, "There's a hell of a lot  lo choose from."  Mulligan acknowledged  there is a lack of understanding  by the public of the "counter  petition' approach favored by  the SCRD lo get central dispatch approved, but he defended the method by saying it is the  fastest and cheapest.  With the counter petition,  five per cent of the Coast's  14,150 eligible voters (about  700 people) must vote against  the project by signing one of the  four petitions available at the  municipal buildings of the  Coast's four governments. A  referendum would then be  required.  Mulligan said the regional  board needed to have a decision  before the end of March in  order to get the system into the  1992 budget.  He added, however, thai the  budget shouldn't detract from  the "real need" of gelling Ihe  system up and running.  "We've got all these fire  departments (on the Coast) and  all these people willing to help  in emergencies," Mulligan said.  "But if we can't get the phone  calls then it's all pretty useless."  BahalxU  Faith  yjV  The Baha'i teachings st>eak  not only to the spirit of  man, but the heart...  *  For Information  Calh 886-2078  or 885-7259  TERMINAL  forest Products Ltd.  LOG  BUYING  STATION  Camp Run  CEDAR -FIR ��� HEMLOCK  886-7033  "%  HAX1L  SALOfi  in Hie heart of Roberts Creek  885-5512  &  J 0 I C 0 introduce  npenman  SvStelt*Gre      in(1, Atonal.  ���*>�� . r-vlnl,t^sS'"     ���.p.,r.k..i  95 + GST l.Ret��v  ent^e  Bring this ad to receive   j  Sri       a Free Home Perm Maintenance Kit -\   '  '"   ]  offer good until March 31  J  0 I  C 0  Our World  *  !  Wanted: Live-in see Re  "1 termedis  Short!  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IMPORTANT DATES  February 24    Parents'Meeting (7:30 pm) AIDS policy  February 28    "Change Day" (1:15-3:15) Topic:  Integration of Special needs Students Into  Regular Classes. Parents are welcome to  attend. IH  Cbasl News, February 17, l*l*��J  Sfteciatttf  Pet Foods  im lulling Sutrv Max, Science  Diet andlAMS  5641 Cowrie Street, Sechelt  (arroaa t���..... I it,- li.mk ol Montreal)  ]  Musket Island  purchased for a  new marine park  NEW?  On the Coast  Baby  Bride or bride to be  Have we visited YOU yet?  Wo have Gilts to welcome you.  CALL  US!  Helen MiIIhhii        886-8676      Hutli Bulpit 885-5847  IM.iti IManson 886-3416      Rosetnarie Cook 885-5821  Elves Ck  ^*rW^  Ub,  extends  a heartfelt  Thanks  to all of our supporters  (too numerous to name) who  helped make the telethon  and hamper distribution  possible in 1991.  Because of you, 463 Christmas  hampers were delivered!  THANKS TO-YOU ALL  Musket Island, a t.5 hectare  clump of rock and trees located  next to Fox and Hardy islands  in Jems Inlet, has been purchased as a provincial marine  park.  The new park is the first  cost-sharing acquisition by the  provincial government and the  BC Marine Parks Forever Society.  Long a haven for boaters  seeking safe, overnight anchorage, Musket Island has been on  the parks ministry's wish list for  some lime, said Garibaldi/Sunshine Coast zone manager Ian  Pepper "It has been used by  yachtsmen on this coast for  donkeys' years."  Pepper noted Ihe lack of  other marine parks in the area, a  busy junction for mariners  heading to and from Desolation  Sound or Jervis Inlet. "There's a  lot of traffic going by and a lot  of boaters staying overnight,"  he said. "With fuel costs rising  there's going to be more of a  tendency for these short cruises.  We need to be looking al more  places they can get into."  Pepper said shore access,  trails and wilderness camping  could be developed in the  future, if the island is suitable.  A spokesman for the marine  For All Your  Ka-al folate Nea-di  Call Anytime  RES.886-H3M    VAN. TOLL  BUS. 886-811)7   FREE 881-3044  Get Results  with Coast News Advertising  ' We advertise in the Coast News to make people aware of  tlte fine quality products we have available locally.  Tlie ads designed for us have been very effective.  Our latest ad campaign was highly successful for us,"  says Johanna Funken  owners of  Reflections  Bed & Bath  Collection  Cowrie St.  Sechelt  If you  have something to sell,  let our award-winning team of  advertising professionals get results for you, too!  Gibsons: 886-2622  Gibsons Fax: 886-7725  Sechelt: 885-3930  Sechelt Fax: 885-3954  parks forever society said the  purchase has taken quite a few  years lo accomplish. "It's noi  very big, bul it's a start," said  Dick Niven. "It's what you  might call a foot in the door."  Realizing the government  has limited funds for park  acquisition, the non-profit society was established five years  ago with the sponsorship of the  Council of BC Yacht Clubs.  Yacht club members and private individuals contribute  funds and suggestions of desirable land or islands for purchase. The society has taken  those and drawn up a shortlist  of Coastal properties it would  like lo acquire in (he future.  Niven said with more private  resorts selling up along (he  Coast, Ihe society is trying to  ensure there will still be anchorage for "ihe little guy," the  recreational boater cruising  around on short trips. Many of  BC's 38 marine parks are only  accessible by boat.  A parks ministry press  release notes the Coast's outstanding scenery, anchorages,  marine flora and fauna, cultural  features, opportunities for circle  tours and links to coastal communities make it a popular maritime destination.  He was up a tree, but Pat O'Donnell had a ladder, a  trusty little hand chainsaw, and partner Jim Boyd down  below lending a steady hand during their home tree-  topping excursion last week. Joel Johnstone photo  5 years ago  The Sechelt Indian band will be  holding its first election under  its own constitutiuon. Only  two men will be running for the  office of chief, incumbanl Stan  Dixon and his challenger  Thomas Paul.  10 years ago  For three hours on Thursday afternoon, roles were reversed al  Chatelech secondary school as  students in grade 11 took over  the educational program while  teachers became students.  Teachers ate their lunches in the  hall and took part in noon-hour  activities as if they were students. When the bell for classes  rang, teachers, who had a student  timetable, went to classrooms  where three Grade 11 's had been  assigned to teach.  IS years ago  Local man, Roger Skidmore,  was rescued by the Canadian  Coast Guard last week in a  bizarre incident on the high seas.  Skidmore s fish boat sank and he  made his way successfully to  another sinking boat, from  which the crew had already been  *<'<**.���  Great Shopping  Here at  Thrifty Is  HELP THE  Donations    886-2488 or Box 598  rescued, in order to use the radio.  Il may be the first time in marine history thai the Coasl  Guard, twice in one day, saved  men from the same sinking  boat.  25 years ago  Young vandals, who have been  going the rounds breaking into  homes and creating damage, used  the Women's Institute College  on South Fletcher Road for their  latest depredation.  40 years ago  Liberalism needs fence repairing.  Even ihe Liberal organizations  can make mistakes, according to  local Liberal leader, Captain  Andrew Johnston.  Speaking at the recent political  meeting in the legion hall,  Johnston urged all the Liberals  to set lo mending broken fences  acquired through the years.  45 years ago  Purchase of a site for a consolidated school at Madeira Park, to  accommodate pupils now attending schools at Irvines Landing,  Pender Harbour, Kleindale and  Silver Sands, is projected by Ihe  school board.  CLIP & SAVE  F> bc fgrrigs Schedule  /ANCOUVER - SECHELT PENINSULA  HORSESHOE BAY - LANGDALE  JERVIS INLET  EARLS COVE - SALTERY BAY  ���      Lv. Langdale  6:208m       2:30 pm  I      8:30 M        4:30  a      10:30 6:30  1      12:25pmM  8:20M  I        M denotes Maverick Bus  Lv. Horseshoe Bay  7:30 am       3:30 pm  9:30 M 5:30 M  11:30 7:25 M  1:15 pm      9:15  Lv. Earls Cove Lv. Saltery Bay  6:40 am      4:30 pm 5:45 am M    3:30 pm  8:20 M        6:30 7:35 5:30 M  10:30 8:30 9:25 M        7:30  12:25 pmM   10:20 M 11:30 9:30  AA BITTEN  a41i REALTY LTD.  If you are Buying or Selling,  the realtor you choose can make the difference. 885-3295  FOR DEPENDABLE SERVICE... 681-7931   Call usl (Van. Toll Free)  GIBSONS BUS SCHEDULE  ROUTE 1 via North Rd., Seacci,  Fletcher, Gower PI., Franklin. Marine Dr.  Depart ' 5:45 am 1:45 pm Depart      8:14 am 4:11  Mail       7:45      3:45 Langdale'10:11       6:11  9:45      5:45 Ferry       12:11pm 8:08  11:45      7:45 Terminal    2:08  ���No 5:45 am run Sat, Sun. or Holidays  NOTE: Shopper* Loop leave* Mall 10:45 am,  12:45 a 2:45 pm, Mon.-Sat.  Information, comments or suggestions - 886-9318  ROUTE 2 via Pratt, Chaster, King, Veterans  Hwy. 101, Wookcreek Pk., SC Trailer Park  Depart  7:30 am 4:25  11:00 6:20  12:25  Arrive   7:45   4:40  Mall    11:28   6:40  12:40  '11:00 am routes via Bonniebrook, Gower Pt.  NOTE: No 5:30 am or 7:30 am service Sat  Sun. or Holidays  SumMt Aqwcm  INSURANCE  886*2000  TRAVEL  886-9255  1 ���  J v  Red Carpet Sanies Irom Frtandly Protesslonsls In Stmnycrast Mali, Gibsons  Travel  Professional! Coast News, February 17, 1 *)*}2  1*1  \3rd  wsek FREE Im-2622 or 885-3930  DEADLINE   noon   FRIDAY  Homes &  Property  Builder with beautiful panoiamic  view lot overlooking Porpoise Bay  in Timber Creek Estates. Must be  seen will build to suit 885-2105  alt 5pm. #7  New quality built home. VMCA  Rd, Langdale. 3 bdim.up ensuite.  soaker tub. angle shower, corner  sink Main bathroom combination  balh/showet unit, 2 bdrm downstairs with bathroom lub/showei  Large utility room, rumpus room,  2car garage 885 4616. 885 2735  eves ss  Homes &  Property  5 Acies with view in Redroolfs  area. $85,000 886 4599 oi 984  2059 ss  NICE FAMILY HOME located on  quiet cul de-sac just 1 min. Irom  Gibsons Park Plaza 1714 sq. It.  ol fished living space, carport, and  well built storage shed. Excellent  condition. Asking $149,500. Call  Mr Chambers 886 8866 or 886-  9111 TFN  Redioolls Road. 1.34 acies level,  hurt trees, cabin. 885-4572 or  9882507 ��7  Large view lot on Gale Ave S .  cleared, underground services,  perc tested 885 7365 si  Cleared lol. perc tested. Judith  Road. Gibsons, neat malls 886-  2855 19  Langdale. by owner, asking  $120,000 Attractive 1056 sq It 2  bdrm. bungalow on 83x163' lot  690 sq. II. brushed bsmt. 2 FP.  insert in bsmt. New double windows and carpel, carport and  cedai siding exterior 886 9290.  I10M  3 bdtm. home, almost new. 2  balhs, 1400 sq. II.. plus large  garage workshop. Spacious cornel lot with many trees Asking  $145,000. 1228 Filchelt at Veterans Rd. 886-8651. ss  Gibsons Gowei Point choicest  waterfront, panoramic view, 1/2  acre, 581-2904 (Surrey).       ss  48' x 330' ol prime low bank  waterlront in Gibsons Hatbour  near Gibsons Marina.. House  needs repair but could be lixed up  lot recreational ot rental use.  Ptopeity zoned Tourist Commercial |C-2|. Double gaiage plus  storage shed. $189,500. Phone  Jennilet 1-689-7070. ss  Two lots in Gibsons Industrial  Park 946 0465. ��9  Two bdrm mobile home on nice  lot in Pender Harbour. New root  and carport, close to shopping,  school and wharf, $49,900. 522-  4141. 19  ESTATE SALE altiaclive sing e  level townhouse Unit 4, 783  Reed Rd. corner ol North Rd Gibsons. Qualify built in 1990 by Twin  Oaks Development Corporation,  1103 square leet, 11/2 bathrooms.enclosed teat-yard, live  upgraded appliances, many  extras. Pets allowed. Monthly  maintenance $47.50. Asking  $115,000. No GSTI! 886-2544 KB  12 plus acres 2 bdtm home,  l/place  pond, limber, ptivale. By  owner  Reasonable oiler. 883  2977  ss  Waterfront  54'lo  - 80 yt.lease.  Keats  Island.  Try your otler. 886-2694.  ��7sr  3 bdrm. 2 level home. 11/2 balhs.  30'xl5' work shop in Madeira  Park, $95.000.1 -874-0960.    #8  New 4 bdim. view home, NO  GST. $165,000.886-7235.     #7  CLASSIFICATIONS  Home 4 Properly  Births  Obituaries  In Memoriam  Thank You  Personal  Announcement  Personal Services  Weddings &  Engagements  10. Lost  11. Found  12. Pels A Livestock  13. Music  14. Travel  15. Wanted  16. Free  17. Oarage Sales  18. Barter A Trade  19. Appliances  20. Furniture  21. For Sale  22. Heavy Equipment  23. Autos  24. Trucks  25. Campers  26. Marine  27. Mobile Homes  26.  Motorcycles  29. Wanted to Rent  30. Bed and Breakfast  31. For Rent  32. Commercial for Rent  33. Entertainment  34. Help Wanted  35. Business and Home  Services  36. Work Wanted  37. Child Care  36. Business Opportunities  39. Legal  40. Too Late to Classify  In Halfmoon Bay  IIAJSTORB 885 9435  In Davis Bay  PENINSUU MARKIfl 8834721  In Roberts Creek  IK milllTS ( HI IK GENERAL SI l ml rot s-Viibi  DEADLINE IS 3:00 PM THURSDAY  In Sechelt  THE COAST NEWS  ���.S2I Cowrie Street 885-3930  In Gibsons  TUB COAST NEWS  (behind Dockskle Pharmacy) 8Hf>2t>22  DEADLINE IS NOON FRIDAY  Amanda and Ltah (and Sandy, tool) will be happy'  to help you pliet your ClaaillM Ad at Panlnaula  Market, our Frltndly Paopta Placa In Paylt Bay.  ANDERSON REALTY  ��� Reciunon ��� Rttinmei���:  ��� ftllKltiOlt  FRM  CATALOOUC  KM bum si  Bm 1219  Sechen B C VON 3A0  885 3211 FAX US 2199  Van  loll Free 6848016  W Sechelt mobile home, corner  lot. near school, store. $62,000  8855492. ss  Stillwater. South Powell River  Basement home, view. beach  $98,000 487-9334 ss  1/2 acre tot Lotin Road  Redioolls, controlled subdinsioi  $45.000.432 9379 eves        H  2 bdrm. townhouse with view  ��� 16. 765 School Rd., Gibsons  Spacious * bngnt 1600 sq. It 1  1/2 bath, 4 appl $94,800. Vendor  may carry portion ol financing  Call Marilyn collect 531 0690 IFII  Looking lor properly in Flo! cir  Cieek. Well pay cash lor the light  piece. 886-7372. 17  BROOKS & MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD  Benjamin Moore Paints  Cc ou/s oi ���JSy  Ir, jdmtj Gt..n \\      la  I Bill Wood  SECHELT Hi ���  i  Rob and Catherine McRae aie  pleased lo announce Ihe bum ol  their daughter Danielle Matie, sis  let to Satah. Bom on January 25.  1992 at SI. Marys Hospital.    >,  Rob. Claudine and Jesse Fitcli  are happy to announce the arrival  ot Kieian Donovan, born January  7,1992. weighing 9 lbs. 6 ozs! His  proud grandparents are John and  Violet Blanlerl, Ray Fitch and  Leslie Fitch. We would like lo  extend oui sinceie thanks lo Dt.  Wendy Notman, Dr. Myhill-Jones  and to all the lautastic nurses at  St. Mary's lot their help and in  making out stay most pleasur  able! A great deal ol thanks also  to Gramma and Grampa Blanleil  lor taking cate ol big brother  Jesse during this time, you've  been a wonderful help! #7  HC%  Al any of our convenient  Friendly  People Places  In Pender Harbour  MARINA PHARMACY HHV2HH8  AC BUILDING SUPPLIES 883-9351  WALLACE: Dolly (Donna) passed  away Feb. 7, 1992, late ol  Egmont, age 75 years.Survived  by her daughter, Irene Jensen,  grandchildren Arthur (Cheryl).  Marl (Stewart). Colleen (Len),  David, Adam, Mart and Shane,  great-grandchildren Brandon,  Kaare, Georgia, Krisci and Math  ew. Seivice held in Egmont Feb.  9. Family wishes to extend sincere thanks to the residents ol  Egmont who wete very helpful in  out time ol need. #7  J A    Bus M5-2923  L'AV. Res 885-5058  In memory ol Len Wray. Always  temembeied by his lamily.     #7  In memory ol Eati Arisen, who  passed away suddenly in Vegas  March 4,1989. The memory ol  your passing three years ago, has  never left us. Sadly missed by  your loving wife, Violet and lamily.  ��7  en-sHo  Wldrerv?Hc>spital  hilli", vi.'lr, hjrlr .h,.r (,������ hrl,���.a  'PA' Jusl ten months liom Feb  21, Your friends know. #7  Active retried professional engi  neei interested in natuie, animals,  the sea, the ails, ethnic loods.  Desires lot a lasting relationship.  a petite well educated outgoing  happy lady over 55 lo love and to  spoil. Must have a keen sense ol  humour, appreciate good living,  wines and spiiits and be Iree lo  travel. Please reply soon to Box  369. c/o Coast News, Box 460.  Gibsons, BC VON IVO. *7  Ate you a woman in an unhappy  relationship, do you need to talk?  Call the Sunshine Coast Transition House lot conlidenlial 24 hr.  service. 885-2944 TFN  S/W/M N/S 36 yr blonde blue  eyes, 5'10" 170 lb. loves skiing,  dancing, camping, scuba diving,  walks on the beach, easy listening  music, looking lor lady between  25-40 with similar interests to  share wilh. Reply c/o Box 368  Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons,  BC ��7  Easy going male, late lorties  would like to meet a lady who  enjoys dining in ot oul, boating,  dancing, barbecues, fishing, quiet  time, doing things together.  Nationality unimportant. Please  reply to Box 4, c/o Coasl News,  Box 68, Sechelt, BC. #9  v  i  Alf classes > Shadow Baux  Gallery commencing Feb. 19  885/606 ��7  Book your spring weekender  ladies' wear party now. Call  Sandy 886-3921. #9  I    Arc yam , mi,, riuil  | .<!��,,lit ilit* water you're  drinking?  -Distill your  a titer lit home  SUN9IUNB COAST  IM IKE WATER V  DISTILLERS  'W   ���   turn aix-w  8850839  ��*  Looking lor SHAKLEE products?  Mavis. 885-7464 for delivery. #12  A g uhage truck full of stars to the  SC d-sposal woikers lor all your  Bxti j eltoits on Hamper Day. Lii.  #7  Lots of  $'il Bargains  I AWES' FASHIONS  Consignment  & New  i nine in & browse  The  Corner  Closet  Rear, 689 Hwy 101, C/bsons  MON-SAT, 10:10 - 4:10  i losed Wednesdays  imb-liii7l)  buying Beer Bottles S Beer  Cans  We Will Pick Up  80 cents/doz.  886-0951.  #7  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  B85-7883.24 hour line.       TFN  Does someone in your lamily  have a dunking problem? Call Al-  Anon 886-9903. 885-7484, 886-  9059. Al-Ateen 886-2565.    NC  A warm and loving  thank you to all  the giving and  cheerful volunteers  who helped make  the 2nd Annual  Winter Blues Fair a  GREAT NATIONAL  EVENT  The Gibsons Garden Club meeting is on Thurs*. Feb. 20 at  7:30pm in the Marine Room  below the library New members,  and guests welcome. Speaker is  Tied Hoith, topic "lawns'.      #7  Adull children ol Alcoholics or dis-  tunctional lamilies please call  888 3849 or 885-4622 loi help.  Sito  Dark blue 1992 pocket diary  approx 7x15 cm Contains glasses prescription Believe lost on  ferry Feb 12 Rewaid 886-2089  #7  Pure black, short haired male cat.  gold eyes, answers lo Smoke  Southwood Di in Hallmoon Bay  885 8883 #7  Pair black A white Iramed ladies  glasses, left in Stepping Stones  8858922 #7  Pan ol magnifying glasses, plastic I  dame. Sunshine Coast Slipper |  Factory, Sechell 885-7413.    #7  Black and Ian cat, Granlhams  886-7029.  12. PetsS.  Livestock  FT  Horse boarding in Robeits Creek,  sell-leed. Negotiable. 886-2167.  #7  SUNSHINE COAST  EQUESTRIAN CLUB  Seminats: "First Aid lor Horses'  March 1; "Hoof Care" Feb. 23.  Pam 686-3999. #7  Registered Chesapeake Retrievers avail, lirst week in March.  $500.885-7826. #9  Professional Dog Grooming  Call Soames Clippers at 886-  4959 or 886-3306. #8  Dwarl rabbits and cages, many  colours, assorted prices. 886  7372. #7  Registered Black Labrador puppies, teady mid March, $400.885-  7725 #8  Malemute-Arctic wolf pups, white.  F ��� $300., M - $400. Parents can  be seen. 885-9675. ss  SPCA SPAYING PROGRAM  Contact Then 8 Now Furniture,  699 Highway 101, Gibsons. 886-  4716 or Marine Fashions.    NC  Help reduce the pet over-population problem - spay or neuter your  pet. NC  Hemlock wood shavings lor horse  bedding (no cedar). Gibsons  Sand S Gravel, 866-85)1.  Evenings, 885-2008. TFN  Guitar lessons - beginner and  intermediate - Blues, Rock, Heavy  Metal and Classical styles. Reasonable rales. Call Aaron 886-  0959. #8  8-piece Westbury drum set, gd.  cond., $350.883-2557. #9  NEW  Voice lessons now available at  Pender Harbour Music School,  I also voice and piano in Ihe  I Sechell atea by professional  music instructor. 885-5552.     #7  In home beginner and intermediate guitar and piano lessons. Call  Chad Chinnick 886-2981.       #7  Piano Tuning  repairs, appraisals  Ken Dalgleish |  886-2843  Expert |  repairs and  servicing on all  brands of sewing  machines.  Singer, Kenmore,  Pfaff, Janome,  Elna, Bernina,  and all makes of  vacuum cleaners.  - Free Estimates -  ALL WORK  GUARANTEED  SEWING MACHINE  ft VACUUM CENTRE  Cowrie St., Sechelt  (opposite Bank ol Montreal)  885-8843  Personal  Services  For yuur sewing repairs and alteration needs, phone 886-7160. #8  Teacher available lor tutoring,  Gibsons to Sechelt.most math,  science courses. 883-2405.    #7  Yvonne Barne will now be work  ing as an outside sales rep. for i  Elite Travel. Call 886-4B62 or  886-2522. #12  Free jii available, Roberts Cieek  8868691 #9  Pups 7 wks old. healthy, playlul.  adorable with pretty laces. To  good homes 2 males. 3 females,  Heinz 57. mother med size.  Cocker Spaniel. Lab, Husky mm  886 8185 alt 6pm #9  17   Garage Sales  i   I jj  siS'Hf*.  J  20   Furniture  Dark orange chesterfield and  chair. $100 pair 885-2418 eves  ���7  King size waterbed. very good  cond.$250OBO 886-3713   #7  ���  Alder Logs  Norvik Hardwoods Inc.  ���buys logs & standing timber  Contact: Ron Con  Tel: 946-9878 Fax: 94(>-3769  Cellular 220-2814  7315 Hopcott Road  Delia, BC V4Ci IB7  Parts to repair 1989 SI 0 Chev  4X4 PU. Phone 883-9066.     #7  Cash lor old wood burning cook  stoves, any condition. Collect aft.  6pm, 942-5066. #9  Cement mixer, motor with or without. 886-8251. #9  Wanted - manure, can be steei,  chicken or sheep. Call 220-2007  alter 2pm collect. TFNs  i  Flea Market, Gibsons Legion Hall.  Sun , March 8. !0<2pm. reserve  tables 886 7754 or 886 2798  "9  No junk - bigger items. 6161  Slockwell Sechell. 10 2pm, Sun.  Feb 23 #7  Moving Sale!!! Chamberlrn Rd.  Sun, Feb 23,10-2pm. #7  Feb. 22.10-3pm, 1102 Reed Rd.  Gibsons #7  Giant Flea Maiket Roberts Creek  Hall, Match 1,11-2pm, hosted by  Rainbow Preschool. Table into  886-7610. #7  Garage Sale - pottery. 812 Fisher  Rd., (Granlhams), Sal/Sun, 10  3 No early birds #7  18. Barter & Trade  Playboys (1964-1983) and biker  magazines, lurnace parts (Coleman, intetthetm) plumbing supplies, collectors cards, comics.  Michael 886-8083.      Q| #7  19   Appliance:  Molfat range, white with black  door, $75.886-9741. #9  Near new washer/dryer with  stand, $600.884-5263. #9  Washer, dryer, pair, gd. cond..  both lor $200.885-4460.       #9  Dishwasher, microwave, $300  pair oi $200 each. 885-0922  before noon. #9  Electric washer. $100. as is; two  electric stoves, as is. $100. 886  7625. #9  Two Iridges and washeis S dryers. 886-24%. #7  20. Furniture  Then and. How  TwutUune.  ,689 Highway 101  GIBSONS  LA, 886-4716  Hours 11-5  Closed Wed.  Come to our  FIRST ANNUAL  February SALE  in our Lovely  New Building  Colonial maple double bed with  box spring mattress. $450. 885-  2103 #6  Colonial chesterfield and 2 chairs,  gd cond.$150 886-2110.    ��7  Double bed. $75. new captains  bed. $?50. table �� 4 chairs. $250.  naughahrde sofa bed. $300. rock  ing chair. $100. wooden cabinet,  $75, 2 hassocks. $25 . oi $900  lakes all 883-2922 #9  King size lour poster knotty pine  waterbed. $400 obo 886 8862   TFNs  5 piece bedioom suile/boxspiing  and mattress, gd shape, cream  colour, $650 885-4026 #7  Float house, 750 sq. It. one  bdrm., propane appliances, wood  heat, $12,800 OBO. 885-1942 ss  7 tt kitchen cupboards, completr :  $150. assorted cabinets, be-  oiler; chesterlield. exc. cond  $100. wanled letthand bathtut  885-7590 #7  SKI BOOTS  $65 or Best Oiler on DS237  Dolomite boots, exc. cond. (used  one season, size 7/7 1/2. II interested conlact Adam 886-8558.  TFN  HAV/Straw M.OO/Bale  GARDEN MULCH HAY  $3.50/Bale  OATS/WHEAT.10/lb.  Phone 885-9357  TFN  SATELLITE SALES  Green Onion Earth Station  885-5644  TFN  Laige selection of shotguns, titles.  pistols, revolvers. 886-7591.   #7  SKIS  Size 160 cm Elan skis, gd. cond..  $65 or besl offer. II interested call  Adam 886-8558. TFN  Macintosh computer, 2 megs, ram  800K internal dtive, 400 K external drive. $750.886-7799.     #8  Turbo Gralx with 3 games and  access., $170 OBO. 885-4650. #8  Zero clearance F/P (used), $150;  ailighl F/P with blowei S chimney  (used). $300.886-7333 alt. 7pm.  ���8  Exquisite satin wedding gown,  lace and beading, size 10, cost  $800, asking $350.886-3653. #8  Jacuzzi, bathtub deep rose marble, colour, 8 jets; 73"x36"x181/2"  3/4 HP motor with fixtures; low  profile Kohlet toilet with bidet, also  2 sinks, all ol above in deep rose.  Coast ovei $5000-$2500 takes  all. 885-4019. #8  CEDAR SHAKES 8 LUMBER,  any size. Will custom cut. 885-  5669 or 885-5601. TFN  KITCHEN CABINETS  Kitchen cabinets, vanities, quality  custom mill work, repair and re-  finish. Please call and ask about  out services. 885-4737. The  Powell Rivet Wood Woiks. 4562  Willingdon Ave. Powell River. #10  Moving Sale: Quality appliances,  fudges, stoves, washers, dryers,  etc. reduced to sell Phone Corner  Cupboard 885-4434 or Bjom 885-  7897 #8  Dacor 950 XL Pacer, regulator 8  octopus lull environmenlal kit,  Dacor Ml7 consul including SPG  5 depth gauge with digital limer s  compass, $650; wrist compass,  $30; Coultrasub octopus. $30.  886-4743. #8  6 cyl. Ford marine diesel. 4 -1  capitol gear. $6500. o.b.o.. or  trade lot traclor plus cash, 886-  9981. ss  5000 sq. II, used metal roofing  $1500, tar pot. $750; hydraulic  power pack, $250. Single drum  winch w/8 HP B4S engine.  $1200; B8S walerpump. $125.  885-5448. #8  Pay for 2 weeks,  get the 3rd week  FREE  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIEDS  $4  FOR ONE WEEK  Up to 10 words  25 cents for each additional word  Births, Lost, and Found FREE  VISA  All classified ads  must be pre-paid  before insertion.  MasterCard  SURE SELL CLASSIFIEDS  $15 up to 10 words  $1 each additional word  Your ad, selling one item only, will run 4 consecutive weeks, then  will be cancelled unless you instruct us to renew il by noon Saturday.  Not available for commercial advertisers.  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  "Friendly People Places" -3pm Thusrdays  Gibsons & Sechelt - Noon Fridays  GIBSONS 886-2622  GIBSONS FAX 886-7725  SECHELT 885-3930  SECHELT FAX 885-3954  Sanyo portable cellular phone  compaci. light weight, eigonomir  design gup belt, $850 OBO 886  7097 ss  Senco sprter. 2 1/4-3' as new  $375 8856275 #9  4 piece bedroom suite with  queensize mailress and boa  spring, Akai stereo leceivei, cas  selte deck, turntable and 2 speak  ers. 4 scissoi type lacks. 3 carlop  carriers 886 2431 #7  Toshiba microwave 11 cu. It.  while. 720 watts, still under war-  rtVlty, hardly used, many extra j  lealures. $175. Husky 2100  chainsaw w/30' bar, $350 886  2513. #9  Sanyo micro oven. $40. 885  7977 #7  All items neai new Diningroom a  hall chandeliers light tixtuies, $49  S $24. replacement blue verlical  blind slats lot patio door, $75.  baby clipon dining seal, $19.8  selling silver plate llatwear with  extras. $25; portable baseboatd  heater 49", 1500 watt. $35; Evintude 5 gallon gas tank. $49. Mem-  del men's hiking boots size 8 1/2.'  Oflly worn twice, $79; cross-cut  saw,$25; mechanics creeper. |  $10; Iroe (new), $10; 2 Honda i  155SR12 radial tires, low mileage, j  $25 each 886-4772. #8 |  8 x 40' trailer $3000 or trade lor  W.H.Y. Box 1113 Gibsons      #9  1978 Ford pick-up F150, 4X4,  super cab. auto, PS/PB. runs  great. 23 ft. fibreglass boat priced  to sell 883-2250 #8 20  Co.ist News, February 17, 1992  Sf  :<  Small portable I w desk on cas  tors - $45. antique swivel piano  stool $100. 35 vol Funk 1 Wag-  nals encyclopedia, mint cond.  $25. Good collections 11 salt 8  peppei sets. 2) miniature liquor  bottles with original contents plus  custom shelves. 3) ring binder  containing sets ol cigarette prcttfe  cards 886-9619 #9  Nintendo set ind p pad. gun, 4 6  games. $125 886 3910        #9  DOWN TO EARTH  Mushroom manure, topsoil. local  or Fraser Valley, barkmulcti  Delivered or U pickup Hoppy  885-2592. Ramon 885-7692    #9  Rhodes elec piano, works. $125.  Yamaha organ w/tealures. $1600;  bar set/2 stools. $100 886 7396  ���8  On heatei, $35. 40 gallon gas  waler tank. $125. 185S ATC.  $650 OBO. (lurnace. ice box,  sink. pump, van window lor RV  conversion, $1251. doots. $5, 17  wash basin, $15 886 9292     #8  H D elec lawnmower. rear catcher. $100 also 303 "lie w/scope.  ammo, $175. all OBO Haiold  885-5540. #9  79F250 4X4. $200. 73FI50  needs rearend. $500. '68 460  aulo. gd runnel. $450 OBO; 8 It  Sabot with mast. $300 OBO. 40  HP Merc. O/B 4 controls, needs  repair. $300 OBO. 14 It speed  boat on gd. trailer. $600 OBO, 75  18 ft. terry trailer, self-contained,  nice unit. $4500 lirm Phone 88.1  9810. #9  Brand new 9 cubic loot Ireezer  with warranty. $275 886 6095  TFNs  Towing  i uii i ���  IniureJ .  Old ur muling *  I 4sh lor H'��i cars I  jnat clean runners *  tree "Va a> ia/> :  886-7227   <~i  Upright deep Ireeze $300.lrllte  duel smoker $40 886-7372    ss  Almond GE matching W/D, $550;  gold rocket, $20 OBO 886-7395  HtMvy  Equipment  1974 case 580 B Construction  King backhoe. Extend A Hoe.  $8500. 886-3457. ss  ��� 50,000 lb. excav, 2 buckets, lair  shape, $9500. ��� Tandem axle  ramp truck, new ait brakes,  $4900. Lex Hanson 886-3924. #7  BOBCAT &  MINI EXCAVATOR  FOR RENT  Attachments available  DAY, WEEK, MONTH  886-8538  1979 T-Bird needs some body  work, very gd. interior. Oilers.  885-7940. #7  1977 Maverick 2 dr.. auto., $500  060.886-7951. #7  76 Olds Cutlass. $550. Ford Fairmont, $350 886-9503 #7  1985 Cadillac C-D-Vrite. loaded,  exend, new motor, has 27,000  kms., $9995.885-2953. #9  1975 Chrysler Cordoba gd. motor,  runs well, $395. 885-5937, site  56. #9  1974 Pinto wagon, runs well,  brakes, muffler. $350 883-2214  ���9  1985 Dodge Aties LTD, PS/PB.  bucket seats, air cond., must see.  $3500 886-9039 all 6pm      #9  1973 Volkswagen, type 3 wagen,  gd. motor, $300.886-2205.     #7  1981 Datsun SX200, 123.000  kms., runs great, needs some  minor work, $600 OBO 884  5263. #9  1976 AMC Pacer runs good.  $1000060.886-2088. #9  1976 Cordoba, one owner, low  mileage, great cond. in 8 out. asking $2500 885-4831 #8  1981 Buick Skylark (blue) Iront  w/d, new brakes/rotecs, 2 new  tires, p/s, p/b, S cyl, $4200 OBO  886-3368 #8  1966 Ford Escort 2 dr., H/B 4 cyl.,  4 spd., 1 owner, exc. cond.,  records, $3200 OBO. 886-9290.  1981 white Dodge van. first $1500  takes. 886-3705 ask lor Dennis or  Doug. <9  Mercedes 280SE 1970, dark  green, $3500 OBO. Call 885-  6275. ��9  1976 New Yorker, A-l cond., low  mileage, $1900.886-9025.     #9  ���82Dodge Omni H/B, 5 sp., $750.  8864934. #7  Musi setll NO GST! 1988 1/2 Ford  Eicon only 37.000 km, 6 year or  100,000 km warranty. First owner.  2 dr. LX, loaded, asking $5900.  Wa*aty 886-3862. #8  1981 Dodge Challenger, new  tires, brakes, rad . exhaust etc  One owner. $2150 OBO 886-  3868 #8  1986 Frero GT 2 8 L, V6 4 sp .  AM/FM Cass, sunroof Mk/gi interior, exc cond. $7500 886-3097  '87 Dodge Coll. 4 dr��� aulo .  PS/PB. I owner. $4300 885  7429 #8  1984 Topaz 60,000 miles, exc  cond . 2 dr, 5 spd . a steal at  $2995 lirm Phone 886 8360 or  685 7211 ask lor Shelly #7  1981 Plymouth Horizon automat  ic. new tires, brakes 8 muffler, gd  working order. $995 885 6365  eves, 885 1964 days #8  1939  Dodge Sedan. $2200 OBO 885  5031 "8  1981 Chev Suburban, rusty bul  runs tine, $500 or trade lor utility  trailer 8867885 18  1977 Ford Gianada VB aulo. exc.  cond , 69.000 ks . $2200 885-  3374 ss  1980 Pontiac Phoenix 4 cyl. 4  spd.. exc cond . $1000. 886-  7378 ss  1984 Toyota 4X4 extta cab.  alarm, stereo, canopy, boalrack.  new paint, tires. 105,000 km.  $8000 lirm 883 9362 17  '86 Firetly. overall good condition,  no rust, $2250 OBO 886-2521 ss  '80 Cadillac Sedan Devrlle, great  shape, low mileage, new tires,  $4100080 886-8767. #7  1980 Volvo 240 2 dr.. sunrool.  cass , 2nd owner. $3400. 886-  3811. #8  75 GMC Jimmy 4X4 pails, 77  j Plymouth s/w $250 OBO, tuns  good 886-3319. #7  CASH PAID  For Some Cars And Trucks  Dead Car Removal  Abex Used Auto Parts  and Towing  886-2020  TFN  CHEAPI FBI/U.S. SEIZED  { 89 MERCEDES - $200 86 VW -  | $50. 87 Mercedes - $100. 65  Muslang - $50. Choose Irom  thousands, slatting $25. Free 24  Hour Recording Reveals Details,  801-379-2935. Copyright #  BC104JC. #9  1976 Volare Wagon, slant 6. reliable, low mileage. Asking $600.  886-3841. ss"  1973 Super Beetle, $2500 obo.  883-9234. ss  Estate sale. 1977 Cadillac, low  mileage, good shape. Oilers.  886-3306. ss  1980 Camaro 305 auto.. T-Tops,  Rally rims, $2600. 885-7113.  ss  Used Camaio T-Top, $495 Im the  sel. with covers, 886-9500 anytime, ss  1975 Olds. Cutlass Supreme,  $600obo. 886-8862.        TFNs  '82 Muslang Hatchback. 4 cyl..  good condition. $2200.886-3457.  ss  1974 Ofdsmobile. new brakes and  exhaust. Mechanically sound.  $2400 obo. 8851943 ss  1983 Ford Escort. 4 dooi. excellent condition, $2495. Will consider trade 886-2111. days,       ss  1985 Plymouth Caravan 5 sp., 2.2  L , 5 passenger exc. cond..  $6500.885-5529. #7  '83 Ford 3/4 ton propane $3500  73 Chev 3/4 ton. $800 8868204  ���9  I960 3/4 Ion Ford. 6 cyl, gd lub-  bei.AI shape. $3200 8839570  ��9  1969 Foid Pickup, needs minor  work. $275 OBO 8863681     H  1985 Chev SIO Blazer, tahoe  pkg . PS/PB. aulo/O D . AM/FM  stereo cass. 2 6 L V6 engine, gd  cond . $6500 OBO 886 4853  19  1988 Chev Cheyenne 1/2 Ion  pick-up. 4 3 litre V6. PS/PB.  61.000 km . box mat. toolbox.  $8700 885 2836.8857413    ss  1985 Bionco II 4X4, auto , CD  player, gd cond . $7500 OBO  Days 886 9332 all 7 eves 886  2983 ss  77 Chevy Nomad, deluxe window  van paits  886 2878 ss  Chevy 3 Ion truck, working power  tart gate, paits only $700 OBO  8869500 ss  1953 Chev 1/2 ton Rebuilt  engine Radiais. $2700 obo  885 1943 ss  1990 Dodge Grande LE Caravan,  loaded. 40.000 kms. besl otter  885-6026 ss  91 Ford Ranger, 5 spd.. AM/FM  cassette, 15,000 kms. $7500.  886-3664. #7  25   Campers  ^���ixiajWv  1976 1311. Scamper, good cond  886-3222 #7  1979 Toyota motorhome, $2000  or will trade lot pickup ol equal  value. 886-2205. #7  1978 21 II. Companion trailer. 3-  way Indge. lull bathioom. propane  h/w heater, range, gd. cond.,  $5000 885-2948 #7  Alaskan camper. 8 If, Al shape  $1300.883-9570. #9  1975 Dodge Maxi-Van. 3-way  Indge. slove, lurnace, toilet, sink,  $7300.886-3306. ss  KGHELT MMIK  WHEYS LTD.  captain Bin nvrnif  MCMMC    MNAMS  M A B Y C    ��� Marine  Surveyors and Consultants  12 aluminum cartop boat, $525.  885-2155. #9  1990 ��� 25 HP Yahama w/new  controls plus 16' wooden boat 8  tral, extras. $2700. Jane 885-  9819 #9  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-30-40-50-70 HP 1989-  1990 Evinrudes. Excellent condition. Lowe's Resort. 883-2456.  TFN  19 It. wooden sailboat wilh 3 sails,  Seagull O/B, lv. mess., $1450  OBO. 886-9981, ss  79 Fold 3/4 Ion w/canopy. new  brakes, tires, $2400 OBO. 886-  3811. #8  Beat the GST, 1988 Pathlinder  S.E. 4X4. low kms., all options,  beautiful truck, $16,000.885  7697. (9  Guiness record holder, 1971  International 30 ft. truck, parts or  fix up, as is. 886-7860 eves., 7-  9pm. #8  1985 Toyota SR5 4X4, 5 spd.,  long box, cap, H/D bumpers with  trailer hitch, cass. deck, V.G.C.,  $7800 OBO. 886-7627. #9  1977 F250 crewcab, 351 mod.,  auto., P/S, canopy spare motor  and trans., $800.886-8682.  #8s  Freight liner w/250 Cummins  diesel 8 hyd. pump w/controls,  $4000.885-5448. #8  32' 5th Wheel single axel Brentwood trailer, $1750.885-5448. #8  1948 Fargo dumptruck, $500.  885-5448. #8  1984 Ranger 2.3 Itr. rebuilt 4 sp.,  new tires, mechanically sound,  with canopy, $2900 OBO. 886-  3930. #7  1978 GMC 1/2 ton, lair cond.,  $350.886-0995 eves. #7  FORC  Lanterns  Cabin Heaters  Galley Ranges  Barbeques  Furnaces  Hot Water Units  Agents in Gibsons  Gibsons  Stove Den  467 Marine Dr.  886-WARM  35^  I pay casn lot boats 16' lo 23'.  wood oi glass 885 4031        #7  1981 - 2270 Bayliner explorer.  Volvo 125 HP FWC. VHF. D/S.  computer centre, galley head,  sleeps 4 healer, camperback. tow  his. $19,800 Will consider 18 It  cuddy on trailer as part trade  886 4743 #8  M V Blacklist!, 24' Owens, well  appointed large fish deck, Coast  Guard inspected, moorage, parking, hydro paid Ml Dec /9I. leafur-  ing new Swann auto, anchor pkg.  I new LMS. 200 w/Loran C. new  lenders & brackets, mooring lines,  new windows, completely rehn  ished hull and swimgnd. new  handrails. Hush mount Fishon rod  holders (5) FWC 318 Chrysler,  120 hrs and much moie.  $10,500 B85-7977. ss  Rubber rail Avon Rover R.I 40.  max 15 HP. 1/2 puce, $2200  8852306 ss  27. Mobile Homes  By ownei. 12x68 mobile home.  call 886-3039,886-7306.        ss  24x52 three bdrm doublewrde 5  appl, must be moved avail mid-  March. $35,000 886-9229.     ss  12x60' Knight mobile in exc  cond.. 1 bdrm. with 'buillms', panelled in easlern pine, mahogany \  and    rosewood.    Spacious  kitchen/dining combo. Large  I0'x40' deck with 16x10" canopy i  Fully skirled in removable metal  sheets Two storage shops, 8'xl2',  with 100 amp service, 4 appis.,'  fully carpeted, 1 1/2 yrs. pad'  rental pre-paid on 3 1/2 acre site. J  866-8114.                           #8 I   1  i  SAPPHIRE i  Mobile home canopies, sundecks.  additions, etc. reasonable rates,  line estimates, discount prices lor  Feb. t March. Sapphire Agent.  886-9826. #7  Sunshine Coast Mobile Home  Sales - New and used - pad specials oi private property See us  lot Ihe best deals. Charles 886  9826. TFN  Mobile Homes Seivice. Relevel  and additions. 886-9172        #7  14x68, slove, Iridge, washer/  dryer, dishwasher, ail cond., new J  rugs $24,500. Must be moved, j  886-7013 #7  PARK SPACES  Gibsons and Sechell Regal  Homes.597-3322 #7  $29,900  New 14 ft. wide delivered and  setup to Gibsons. Regal Homes  597-3322. #7  New Moduline 14x70 2 bdrm. incl.  Indge, stove, d/w, w/w, drapes,  $44,900 SCMHP. 886-9826. TFN  Two bedroom home in Big Maple  Park. Has washer, diyer, dishwasher, stove 8 Iridge and is In  excellent condition. 886-8320. #9  28. Motorcycles  '86 Honda Aspencade, exc.  cond., garage kept, $7500. 886-  9595. ss  Motocare slep through gd. cond.,  $350,886-2205.  Montasa 250, on-road/olf-road,  exc. shape. $1200. $899. 886  7655 or 220-9564. ss  Yes! There is a reliable local  propellor repair service. 685-  5278. TFN  22 Sangstei. 302. VB, 888 Merc  leg, motor rebuilt, new manifolds,  hatd top, trailer, extras, $6500.  886-8443. ss  19' Inboard Clinker runabout, very  tast and in top condition, surveyed  value $8500, offers 4 trades considered. 886-2738. ss  D8 Scania diesel motor (Bobtail)  runs well, $1200.885-9997.    #7  Control lor 1974 50 HP Merc O/B.  885-2396. #7  Highlinei trailer, like new, 1000  kg, 14* tires, $1700 OBO. 886-  3001. ss  17' Hurslon, 70 HP Johnson, 8  HP Evinrude, Highliner trailer,  sounder, AM/FM cass., downrig-  ger anterior, life|ackets, lull canvas, exc. cond., $4600 OBO. 886-  7372 ss  1979 27'Bayliner Victoria C/B.  255-280 Leg, new engine, low  ! hours, lots of extras, $24,900  OBO 463-8919 or 463-6959.  ss  18' Davidson sailboat, new main,  new cushions, exc. cond., $3800.  885-9333. ss  1986 Yamaha XT600, exc. cond  885-5564 ss  29   W.inletl to Rent  2 bdrm. home between Sechell,  Gibsons by Mar. 1, rels. 685-  4658. #7  Young couple with 2 babies looking lot 3 bdrm. home, 4-5 appis,  F/P, for Mar. 1.886-3040.      #7  Small cabin, quiet spot, single  lady, maximum $350. 886-7592  eves. ��7  3 bdrm. house, between Hall-  moon Bay/fibts. Ck. .885-7897 #8  Small 2bdrm, not to exceed  $500/mo. 886-2592 eves. 885-  6422 days #7  Reliable responsible, small lamily  with rels. require house Gibsons  to Roberts Creek. 886-3673.   #7  2 bdrm. grid/floor, n/manna, $500,  cozy, private. Mat. 1.886-7400.#7  Executive Home In Langdale  Large 5 bdrm. house with view 8  balconies 5 appl., 2 1/2 baths, 2  sided F/P, hot tub, Elec. Plus neat  8 hot water, auto. 2 car gaiage,  large landscaped yard. Vertical  blinds skylight t island in kitchen.  Walk to lerry, avail. Mat. I,  $1200/mo. Sorry, no pets. Call aft.  5:30 pm 886-8801. #7  l\RS  MVNAC,  service:  .CI  Stevi* Sawyer  * Hcsiilfiitial  * 1 iiiiinirrti.il  ' Industrial  1 retirement unit  available  Restrictions apply  References  required  Call Steve  We will   Scieen potential renters  Oo moving-m inspection  Arrange loi maintenance  & inpairs  Collect the rent A damage  deposit  disburse tent monies to  owner  Do moving-out inspection  FOH LEASE  A|i|in>\ini;ilrlv 804) ti)  1300 sq. ft- aHMmloui  office sp��ii-��' in lower  (tiltsuiis iiitu. Landlord limy provide some  leuseholtl improvements.  i *** #.bint  FOR LEASE  LOCATION  LOCATION  LOCATIONI  Fabulous retail space  immediately adjacent to  Galiar" Market, Sechelt  Wi Galleries)  .ion lor your  ness.  Avoid all Ihe hassles  and problems and lor  just a pittance,  CALL the Property  Management Expert  STEVE SAWYER at  GIBSONS  REALTY LTD.  8862277  Furn. 3 bdrm. house wilh sauna  bath and view. Lower Gibsons  close to marina, $1000 Avail.  Mar 1.1-946-0465. #7  Shaied accom. April 1, $350/mo.  plus utils.. North Rd., Gibsons.  886-8095. TFNs  1400 sq. It. neat new bright  rancher in West Sechelt, 3  bdims, 1 1/2 baths, 885-2235  NRS Century West Realty Ltd..  Prop. Management Dpt.        #7  4 bdtm. 21/2 balh, bright, cheery  family home, large fenced yatd on  quiet stieet in Wilson Cieek area.  Avail. Mar. 1, $900. NRS Century  West Realty Ltd., Property Management Depl. 885-2235.       #7  View home, 3 bdrm. Selma Park,  $700,421-4787. #7  Bright Spacious New 1 Bdrm.  ground level basement suite,  Gower Pt. atea, Gibsons, non  smoker please, $550 with utils..  wast/diyer, microwave. 886-9596.  #9  Bright, clean view suile, avail,  immed, $500 incl. utils. 886-2565  lv. mess. #9  t bdrm. shared accomodation in  large house, Gibsons, $550/mo.  886-8952. W  RITZ  FJTIRV MOTEL  Qlbf om  Weekly. Dally Rates  111-3343  3 Bdrm Home $72S/lnclu>ive  Top Floor, attractive, balcony,  sloige. nice yard Good neighborhood Upper Gibsons, inc all util  8 cable Avail Mar t 886-2691 or  886-3129 (9  Gibsons, 2 bdrm mobile partially  lum secluded aiea, avail  immed. $575 1687-5437.     ��8  Clean 3 bdrm. lownhouse. ovei  1600 sq h I 1/2 baths, centrally  locaied Gibsons, view ol haibour,  $795 plus utils Call 596-4721.  8440164 18  Shaied accommodat'on in lamily  home. Sechelt, close to amenities, reasonable rent, utils, avail,  now 885 4414 18  Lovely 3 bdrm home on cul-de-  sac, greenhouse/solarium, dbl.  garage, Gibsons. $800/mo. 886-  4516 or collect 222-4034       ��8  2 bdrm house Lower Gibsons.  $750 886 8204. ��9  SECHELT 1 BDRM. APT.  Excellent amenities, biand new,  professional, N/S, $550/mo. 885-  7161 eves TFN  View home 2 bdrm. den, lowet  Gibsons, incl. appl. avail. March  1, $675.886-3013 lv. mess.    19  2 bdrm. house, garage, large  yard, stove 8 Indge, W/D, F/P. I  block Irom ocean. Soames Point,  I mile horn lerry, $700 1-738-  2254 alt. 6pm. ��8  Avail immed. main Hoot, 3 bdrm,  1 1/2 bath, close lo shopping 8  Douglas Paik. $650/mo. 886-  3956 aft. 6pm, 1 -922-7836 collect.  #7  Four bdrm 5 appl, 2 mins. Irom  Wilson Crk. shopping mall, $700.  8855619. ��7  2 bdrm, fridge, stove, basemenl.  workshop $450 plus utils. 883-  9676 #8  Modern 2 bdrm. waterfront house,  adull orientated Secret Cove  area, avail Mar. I, N/S, no pels.,  $600 883-2423, #7  Avail. Mar 1,1 bdrm. suite near  lerry. View, garden, parking, non-  smoker prelerred, $385/mo. 277-  4725. #7  Hopkins Landing, 2 or 3 bedrooms, lurnished apartment wilh  view. 886-7516. #7  Spacious modern 1 or 2 bdrm.,  ground floor, laundry, central Gibsons. 886-9251,1-298-5215.  #7  4 bdrm. house plus bsmt. suite,  central Gibsons, $1000, avail,  immed 925-0386922-0317.   ��7  32   Commercial        1134   Help W.inted  tor Rent  3 bdrm. level waterfront home.  Wesl Sechell. avail. Mar. 1,  SROO/mo. Lv. Mess. 885-3247. ��7  1 bdim duplex, watetltont Rbts.  Ck.. Avail. Feb. 15. $400/mo. 885-  9833 days. 886-6397 eves.    #7  3 bdrm.. 2 bath house near Porpoise Bay Ptov. Park, 6184  Stockwell Rd., Sechelt, avail.  now, $700/mo. plus elec. 520-  1480. #7  Rbts. Ck. I bdtm. bsmt. suite,  beach access, FP, $375/mo. 886-  9856. lv. mess. ��7  Gibsons, spacious brighl 2 bdrm.  townhouse wilh view, 1600 sq. ft.,  I 1/2 baths. 4 appl.. Sunshine  Ridge. $760 avail. Match 1.531-  0690 collect. TFN  Large 2 Bdm.  view, fireplace, solarium,  central Gibsons $650  Grant  REALTY LTD. 886-3330  Office/workshop space, 1500 sq  It. Venture way 886-8615or  886-2231 17  Roberts Creek Hall avail. dances,  parties, weddings Yvonne 886  7815. TFN  Davit Bay, Wilton Creek Hall  available, wtwelclujir facilities.  885-2752, H5-9M3. 112  32. Commercial  for Rent  STORAGE  Heated, pallatized, gov't  approved. Len Wiay's Transfer  Lid. 886-2664. TFN  TMlfEL COUNSELOR  Eapenenced Travel Counselor lor  an established fully automated  travel agency. Competimive salary  and benefits It you art sales, service oriented and a team player,  please send resume lo: Suncoast  Vgendes, P 0. Bon 369. Gibsons.  BC VON IVO TFN  Ip Wanted        II 35   Business &  Home Service'  Training Program  A pro|ecl based training pin*  gram lor Advanced Office  systems and Small Business  is scheduled lo start mid-  March for 26 weeks Eligibility  requirements:  ��� must be on U I C .  ���grade 10ot equiv  ��� pievious oHrce e��p  ��� some typing skills  ��� want lull time employment  Information meeting  Feb12A17at 10 00 am, Feb  20 at 1:00 pm  Hwy 101 K Payne, Gibsons.  (Above Leader) 886*3646.  VOLUNTEERS  NEEDED  Carpenter needed in  Gibsons aiea lo help  build an indoor climbing  centre lor small children.  Income Tax assistants  needed lor low income  Seniors.  Earth Day coordinator  needed to promote A  coordinate events April  22nd.  Public Relations specialist needed tor a  Heritage Society in  Gibsons.  Artist assistants needed tor childrens workshops, on Saturday  mornings in March.  For these and more  opportunltiet  please  conlact Ihe Volunteer  Action Centre,  885-5881  A service provided lor  by the Ministry of Social  Services and Housing  Sharpening (a Repairs  to all cutting tool!  Jamil Hirroi  Milan m r  mmUm  Calling all dubs, teams and pubs.  We do custom T-shirt printing.  Stepping Stones 885-8922 (W)  885-4634 19  OAVES PAINTING  Paint your home, brighten your  life, reasonable tates. Call 883-  9435. *9  WHISTLERS  One Ton Truck Service  Rubbish removal, landscaping,  tree removal, hauling etc - seven  years experience, Iree estimates  885-2870. 19  CREATIVE CUSTOM FRAMING  Certilied professional picture  liamer, SunCoast Gallery, 5639  Cowne,Sechell.'885-6322.    #7  PAINTING UNLIMITED Sott  Avery 886-9577 M  COAST TREE  Topping, Falling, Danger Tree  Removal, fully insured, prompt  service 885-9577 or 649-1748  Herb Beam. ��8  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD.  Topping - Limbing - Danger Tree  Removal, Insured, Guaranteed  Work. Ftee estimates. 885-2109.  TFN  Ftee estimates tot all those little  odd jobs you have been putting  off. Increase your property value.  Bonded and insured. Call Hatty  885-6012. #7  Experienced AutoCad dralispei-  son required for oil sate contract  work. Eire, rates lor piecewoik  using your computet and soil-  ware.Send sample drawings and  information to Bon 1980. Sechelt.  #7  New hair salon in Gibsons opening soon is looking for  manager/stylist. Send resume to:  Sumax Ent. Ltd., c/o 3391 Cariboo, Powell River, BC V8A 5K1.  ���10  YORKSHIRE GARDENER  Lawn problems? Garden oul ol  control? Need tree pruning, hedge  shaping? Friendly, reliable service. Fully insured. Commercial 8  residential. References available.  FRED 886-3526. TFN  36. Work Wanted  Instructors Wanted  * Lileskills instructors  required tor business oriented Course. Part-time  temporary.  ��� Business instructors  required for various business & office segments of  a Sunshine Coast course.  Part-time temporary.  Send return* by Feb. 20  to: P.O. Bon 1033  Glbtont, B.C., VON IVO  MIKEY'S GARDENING SERVICE  Pruning, spraying, lawn cutting,  fertilizing, minor Installations. Mike  8850966. #9  BUILDER ��� ��� LANDSCAPER  Available immediately lor all types  yaid and construction work. Con-  ttact basis or hourly rale. Dave  885-9493. ��9  2 bdrm mobile home, private lot,  near shops, Sechelt. $470 885-  3676 #8  Shared accom. in large house  wilh pool 8 sauna on Piatt Rd.  886-4867 #9  Near Glbtont Marina 1 bdrm,  brighl. ground floor, $45 plus 2  bdrm 4 den, ground floor $570  plus Bachelor main floor, porch 8  view ol mountains & marina $3aaJ  plut Robertt Creek - large 1  bdrm attached greenhouse,  woodslove, large lawn $550 plus.  Arthur 885-9859 #9  1,2 8 3 bdrm apts. Gibsons,  includes heat, hofwater i cable.  Phone caretaker 886-8150 NRS  Century West Realty Ptoperty  Management 885-2235        #7,  2 bdrm. furn. frailer, 5 mins. to  mall, no pets, $600.886-8128. #7  Two females lor shared accom. in  large house on acreage in Rbts.  Ck. pets no problem, $300/mo  incl. W/D, cable, phone. 886-  28m ��  Shop/office space Gibsons Industrial Park. Call 886-8144/886-  8204 Bany. #7  1176 sq.ft. Retail  Hwy. 101  $835.00 per mo. net  1583 sq.ft. commercial  $660 per monlh net  Waterfront restaurant  space, partial equip.  $2750 per month net  2,000-10,000 Square  feet Hwy. exposure, will  build to suit  Grant  REALTY LTD. 886-3330  Local Drywall Co. seeking motivated starter. Some experience  necessary. Own Iranspottation  prerred Box 1813 Gibsons.    #8  Pro-shop assistant Irom Mar. t to  Sept. 30. Golfing knowledge, cash  handling, good public relations.  Drop resume at Clubhouse. Pender Harbour Goll Course.      119  $40,000/yrl READ BOOKS and  TV Scripts. Fill oul simple  :like/don't like" lorm. EASYI Fun,  relaxing at home, beach, vacations. Guaranteed paychecks.  FREE 24 hour recording 801-379-  2905 Copyright #BC104EB.  "14  INDUSTRIAL  FIRST AID  5 Weekends  In Madeira Park  Starts Sat March 7  Excludes Spring Break.  $375 Tuition.  Mastercard O.K.  883-9899  IN-HOME PROFESSIONAL  STEAM CLEANING  Carpets ��� Upholstery   **\  POWERFUL MUCK-MOUNTED  (QUIPMENT  RfcSl POSSIBLE RESULTS  JUST ASK AROUND1  M  886-3823  > DIVISION Or KEN DEVRIES  i SON rLQOBCOViaiHGS  350 sq. It. oflice/shop space in  attractive building available April  1, call 886-471G daytime except.  Wednesday. #9  Light industrial 750 sq. ft., Gibsons, avail. Mar. 15. $475/mo  Call 1-921-6751. #8  Ground lloor retail space central  Sechelt, 1100 sq. It. perlect lor  medical/dental, or? Long term  lease avail., $900/mo., gross,  NRS Century West Realty Ltd.,  Property Management DepL 885-  2235. #7  $200-$500 WEEKLY Assemble  products at home. Easy! No selling. You're paid direct. Fully guaranteed. FREE 24 hour recording.  801-379-2985 Copyright  DBC104DH #14  BEAT THE RECESSION!!  Assemble our products at home.  Great income potential. Call  amazing 24 hr. Recorded message lor Iree details (604) 623-  2380 exl. #A74. #12  Proposals are invited lor the position ol co-ordinator lot Ihe Sunshine Coast Healthy Community  initiative Applicant info available  at SCRD office, Box 800, Sechelt.  Deadline Feb. 28. #7  Wanted: 79 overweight people  Lose 10-29 lbs. per month. 100%  natural, doctor recommended. We  pay you. Serious callers only.  533-5576. #8  EARN MONEY reading books!  $30.000/yr. income potential.  Details (1) 805-962-8000, ext.  CY-306. #8  Deiter Coral.  Custom turning, tenovationi,  decks, siding, stairs I railings.  Dave. 883-9775. N  Carpenter lor hire; will build  decks, sheds, do renovations, siding, etc. Call Doug 885-5855. #8  MAN wilh one Ion will do rubbish  removal, landscaping, ttee  removal, hauling, etc. Seven  years experience. Free estimates.  Patrick 885-2870. #9  Home and yard maintenance,  grass cutting, painting, debris and  yard clean-up. carpentry, gardening, landscaping, fences, retaining  walls, lull installation, interlocking  stones. Terry 883-9297        #8  COOL RUNNINGS  Light hauling, rubbish removal,  small yard wotk, odd jobs. 885-  3917 #11  Bob 8 Denis Renovation! -  Additions, Decks, Hoi Tubs, Skylights, Painting, Welding, Fences.  One call will do it all. 885-3617.#6  Any Job - Any Time! willing and  energetic, have propane-using  truck. 885-4154. #7  ' Moving and rubbish removal. 885-  4066. #7  Drain cleaning, handyman, odd  jobs, rubbish removal, Michael  886-8083. #7  Experienced journeyman insulator  request work for house'insulating,  low prices. Call Dean Thomas  886-9250. (9  Complete Bobcat Setvlcei  Excavating - Backfilling  Retaining Walls-Trenching  Landscape Construction  Drainage  886-8538  TFN  (is  i (ii.tst News, February 17, 1992  21  Transportation issues debated  Large crowd attends Wilson town hall meeting  A reflective scene captured   at (ianlen Bay.    Jane Seyd photo  by Stuart taniiUa  Over 150 people attended  MLA Gordon Wilson's firsl  ever town hall meeiing last  Wednesday to hear the Leader  of the Opposition speak on  issues dealing largely with  Coastal transportation.  One of the most emotional  issues discussed was ihe future  of the Gibsons bus, which has  recently become a non-profil  society in an attempt to raise  $15,000 and continue operating  in the face of competition from  BC Transit.  Langdale resident Tim Turner, representing the Gibsons  Bus Society (GBS), called on  Wilson to do everything possible lo ensure the continuation of  the service, asking him to imagine the consequences of allowing the operation to go under.  "This approaching summer,  without a Gibsons bus, we will  have a number of ferries lhat  will not be met by bus service,"  Turner pointed oul. "and we  will also have lost a major way  in which seniors and children  find mobility in this community."  Turner also noted that one of  Wilson's objectives as MLA is  to get more and faster ferry service on the Coast and asked  how it would be possible lo  transport the increased number  of travellers without Ihe Gibsons bus.  Wilson, after acknowledging  the "vital service" provided by  the Gibsons bus, said it was  necessary to pressure BC Transit into integrating GBS into the  Coast's transit system and  avoiding the duplication of  routes lhat now poses the main  problem.  He added that "good news"  could come from BC Transit  within the next week, but said it  would be necessary to work  with the SCRD and Ihe Town of  Gibsons to completely integrate  the Gibsons bus into the Coast's  transportation system.  Ferry service from Horseshoe Bay was also on the public's mind Hopkins Landing  resident Mary Fintiley asked  Wilson to do whatever he could  lo reduce lerry fares for children and the elderly and called  for free travel lor students on  field trips.  Wilson responded lhat he  had been an advocate of establishing a student fee for ferry  travel that would encompass all  students, from kindergarten  through elderly people taking a  college course, and vowed to  continue lobbying the ferry corporation.  In the same vein, Wilson  said it was "illogical" that lerry  fares should have just been  raised.  "I philosophically believe  the ferries are a natural extension of Ihe highways." Wilson  said. He said ihe six per cent  increase amounted to a tax on  Sunshine Coast residents and  said it wasn't justified.  "The ferry run from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale makes  money, it's running in the  black," he said He claimed the  ferry corporation viewed the  service   as   a   money   loser  because it was lumped together  with various ferry runs to and  from Powell River which do, in  fact, lose money.  37. Child Care  Wanted: Responsible sitter lor 2  yr old and 2 mo old Rels rep.  prefer our home. 886-7603    #7  Mother of 2 with childcare exp.  will babysit in her home besidt  Gibsons Elementary. 886 7i60.#8  Looking lor reliable, responsible  babysitter slatting immed. lor  details call 886-7997 #9  Fun, caring mom will look aftei  youi child 886-3154 #7  Bnbysiltet needed lor 3  preschoolers, Langdale area. 3  days per week, AM'r. 5 days  slatting Match 1.886-2749     #8  Mothot ol 2 wilh childcare exp  will babysit in her home beside  Gibsons Elementary. 886-7160 ��7  Hallmoon Bay Child Care Centre  has spaces available lor children,  age 18 mos. lo 6 yis 885 3739.  #9  37   Child Care  Mother ol one will provide care lor  your child. My home, f/r or p/l.  Sechell, Davis Bay area. Debbie  8858972. #7  Molly Mouse Day Care spaces  available ��� 18 months to school  age. Funlilled caring environment  wilh early childhood trained staff.  886-3913. ��8  Request for Proposals  Visitor (Interpretive)  Programs  Ministry of Environment,  Lauds and Parks  Tho Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks  invito^ separate proposals  for Ihe purpose of operating visitor (interpretation)  programs within:  I.Alice Lake/ *  Porteau Cove  Provincial Parks  2. Porpoise Bay  Provincial Park  To register your interest  and receivo a copy of the  Request for Proposal, provide cash or a non-refundable Certified Cheque for  $26 75 (GST included) to  the Minister ol Finance  and Corporate Relations  to:  B.C. Parks  Garabaldi/Suushine  District, Alice Lake  Provincial Park  Box 220  Brackendnle. B.C.  VON 1 HO  Phone: 898-3678  or  Government Agent,  102 Teredo Street,  Sechelt, B.C.  Information regarding the  Alice Lake/Porteau Cove  opportunity may be  obtained from Chris Plnt7  at 898-3678.  Information regarding the  Porpoise Bay opportunity  may be obtained from Al  Jenkins at 885-9019  A mandatory information  meeting will be held on  March 3, 1992 at the Dis  trict Olfice indicated  above. Anyone interested  in submitting a proposal  must attend this meeting  and must purchase the  proposal documents prior  to tne meeting.  The deadline for submitting proposals is 3:00 pm,  March 23,1992.  Minister of Cnviron.nent,  Lands (ind Parks  38. Business  Opportunities  Full ot part time couples and individuals lor business ol your own.  Local Amway distributor assists  you lor splendid opportunity. 685  7144 or 686-9479.  ���13  Ministry of Transportation & Highway*  Hired Equipment Registration  The Ministry of Transportation and Highways in the  Howe Sound District is compiling its Hired Equipment List and advises all persons or companies  wishing lo have their rentable equipment such as  trucks, backhoes. loaders, excavators, graders,  rollers, scrapers or tractors listed, that they should  contact the Sunshine Coast Sub-District Office al  1016 Seamounl Way, Gibsons. B.C. VON 1V0  (Phone: 886-2294).  Previously listed equipment must be reregistered  Current policy will not permit the hiring of equipment  lhat is not registered wilh the Ministry. This Ministry  will he hiring local equipment (where available) for  projects in their area.  Deadline for registration In Ihe District Is March  19.1992  Applications received alter this date will be recorded  In a late registration list, and consequently may not  receive a share ol the available work.  Peter R. Milbum. P. Eng.  District Highways Manager  Howe Sound/Sunshine Coast  Dated at North Vancouver, B.C.  this 10th day ol February, 1992  0  Province ol  British Columbia  Ministry ol Transportation  and Highways  Ministry ol Environment, Lands and Parks  INVITATION TO TENDER  Sargeant Bay, Desolation Sound/Roscoe Bay, Skookumctiuk  Narrows/Smuggler's Cove Provincial Patks.  The Ministry ol Environment, Lands and Parks invites tenders lor the  putpose ol operating the recreational facilities within Sargeant Bay,  Desolation Sound/Roscoe Bay, Skookumchuk Narrows/Smuggler's  Cove Provincial Paiks lor a period ol three (3) years.  The Paiks are located in the Powell Rivet and Sunshine Coast aieas.  A mandatory biddeis meeiing will be held al:  (1) Powell River Provincial Park Office, Provincial Court  House, March 3,1992,10:00 AM, for Desolation  Sound/Roscoe Bay Provincial Parks.  (2) Porpoise Bay Provincial Park Office, Match 4,1992,  10:00 AM, lor Sargeant Bay Provincial Park.  (3) Porpoise Bay Provincial Park Office, March S, 1992,  10:00 AM, for Skookumchuk Narrows/Smuggler's  Cove Provincial Parks.  Anyone attending the meeting must be registeted and in possession  ol tbe lender documents.  To register your interest and receive a copy ol Ihe tender package,  provide cash ot a non refundable certified cheque lor $26.75 (GST  included) payable lo Ihe Minister ol Finance and Corporate Relations.  Documents may be obtained al:  Government Agent. Powell River.  Governmenl Agent. Sechelt.  Garibaldi/Sunshine District  Alice Lake Provincial Park  Bon 220, Biackendale, B.C. VON 1H0  Tel: 898-3678  Documents will be available only until February 21,1992.  Potential proponents are advised that:  (a) Park lands, facilities and resources shall ra-rmain in lt>e  ownership ol the Province.  (b) The Mimsliy may reject any or all tenders submitted.  Inhumation on this opportunity may be obtained from the Sunshine  Coasl Zone Manager at the Alee Lake Prrwncial Park (Office.  Low-rent housing  shortage growing  in Sechelt: council  There's not enough low-rental housing available in  Sechell for young people with families.  And Sechelt mayor Nancy MacLarty would like to  change thai.  Right now, the only low-rental housing in Sechelt is for  seniors, said MacLarty, and lhat isn't appropriate for young  families or single parents. MacLarty said she'd like to look  into funding for a project from BC Housing, which would  be administered by either the municipality or a non-profit  society. "We're certainly elligible for what they have to  give," she said, "because we have such a low vacancy rate  in Sechelt."  Currently, the lack of affordable housing is adding to a  problem of illegal suites in the district, which puts strains  on existing sewer and septic systems. Said Sechelt planner  Rob Sabine "It's been a tough issue for other municipalities lo deal wilh."  MacLarty said she would prefer low-rental housing  which blended with the residential community, rather than  being confined to one area. "I don't believe in it being  ghelto-ized," she said. "I believe in integrated housing."  Amnesty to screen film  The local chapter of Amnesty International is inviting  everyone to come out to the next meeting Feb. 19, 7:30 pm  at Sechelt elementary school, when a film on celebrated  human rights activist Raoul Wallenberg will be shown.  Wallenberg, a Swedish diplomat, helped save 100,000  Hungarian Jews from Ihe Nazis during World War II and  was made an honorary citizen of Ihe United Stales for his  efforts. He later disappeared into the Russian "gulags", or  prison camps, at the end of Ihe war.  For more infonnation call 883-2472.  8 TON LIFT ��� MOOK HEIGHT 65'  1S TON LIFT ��� HOOK HEIGHT 80'  Think of m0 when you  need a little lift  886-7028  IE DON'T SELL MRS  IE DON'T SELL HOUSEHOLD HARDWARE  IE DON'T SELL PHARMACEUTICALS  IE DON'T SELL FURNITURE  iHttiiuiiiiiiiESs  OUR BUSINESS IS ELECTRONICS  So Why Buy Your Electronics  Anywhere Else?  Let Them Do Their Thing &  WE WILL DO OURS  BCYCNA  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  ANDYUKON  COMMUNITY  NEWSPAPERS  ASSOCIATION  243  BLANKET CLASSIFIEDS  These ads appear In mote than 100 community newspapers In B.C. and Yukon  and reach more than 3 million readers.  TO PLACE AN AD CALL THE COAST NEWS AT 886-2622  lor 25  words  $195  $3.70 each additional word  AUTOMOTIVE  Engines rebuilt lor cars &  trucks. 6 Cyl. from $995, 8  Cyl. from $1095. 5 Year or  100,000 Km limited warranty.  Bond Mechanical 872-0641  8-7 p.m. 7 days. Toll-free 1-  600 663-2521.   BUIDINQ SUPPLIES  DOORSI WINDOWS! Interior and exterior wood, metal  and French doors, wood windows, skylights. MORE I Call  collect to WALKER DOOR  and WINDOW in Vancouver  at (604)266-1101.   BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  COLOURFUL BUSINESS.  Do you have a Hair for colour  and design? Decorating Dan,  Canada's fastest growing Interior Decorating Franchise is  expanding in B.C. Training  provided. Lower Mainland  525-8722, Provincial 1-800-  565-8722.  DISTRIBUTORS WANTED:  Join a new fast growing company. Alpine Air Purification  Systems. Residential, Commercial, Industrial. Applications Including agriculture,  hospitals/clinics, etc. Unlimited potential. Call 1-800-  661-2035.  Earn $4,000 or more this summer. Dickie Dae lea Cream  Bike Business In your town.  Everything provided. Investment required. Coast/Island  521 -1292, Interior/North 768-  Vtncouver Island, B.C.  Duncan area. High exposure  lire business. 10,000 new  and usatd. In operation over  10 years. Good ralurn  fl 10,800 trades? 743-3771,  743-9698, 246-7053.  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  12 Unit Motel plus R.V.Park,  Powell River. Excellent financial statements. Excellent living quarters. Ocean  view on two acres ol highway  property. Private sale  $365,000. Call (604)485-  M1L   Becoming a millionaire! A  structured approach to financial wealth. For information  write The Investment Corporation, 8415 Granville Street,  Depl 146, Vancouver, B.C.  V6P4Z9.  BUSINESS PERSONALS  LIVE PSYCHICS ONE ON  ONE. An In depth forecast ol  wharsin store for you in 1992.  All cards. 1-800-824-3456  ext750.   Fun-filled love life. People  ask Dr. Don 'where can wa  gat aaxual products discretely?' Now they're available - privacy guaranteed.  Ort*aar catalogue $5.50 to: Dr.  Don's Products #1173-1124  Lonsdale Ave., N. Vancouver, B.C. V7M2H1.  COMINO EVENTS  NEW CALGARY Agrl and  Ranch Trade Show. April 29,  30 and May 1,1992. Exhibits  relating lo agriculture, equestrian, ranching, Irrigation. For  mora information: (403)469-  2400 or fax (403)469-1396.  EDUCATION  TRAIN TO MANAGE an  Apartment/Condominium  building. Many jobs available. Governmenl licensed  home aludy certification  course. Call for dataila:  (604)681 -5456 or 1 -600-665-  EDUCATION  CHEF TRAINING PROGRAM. In just 17 weeks  make your future financially  secure. Join Canada's #1  Industry. Cooking Is a recession-proof career. Short, intense training. Financial assistance. Gov't funding. Student loans. Continuous enrolment. Accommodation  ananged. DUBRULLE  FRENCH CULINARY  SCHOOL, 1522 W.Sth  Ave., Vancouver, B.C. 738-  3155 or Toil-tree 1-800-667-  7288.   FOR SALE UBC.  966 Loaders, Grapp'e or  Bucket. Asphalt Plant and  Paving Equipment. Dump  Trucks, Back Hoes, 1213  Crushing Plants, 18' x 36*  Jaw Crushers, Belly Dumps  and Pups. 100 Banal Water  Tanks and Truck. Call Vic  Kampa 493-6791.   BURGLAR BARS. Attractive  whits window grills provide  discreet home security. Economical and guaranteed. We  ship, you install. All sizes, 15  years experience. Canadian  Security Products. Toll-free  1-600-661-7555, Ext 1.  Attention: Fold Supercab  owners'F'series. Seat lift kit  available lo raise rear bench  asat. Safely approved/no  drilling necessary. Cal toll-  tree: 1 -800-561-7867,  Cakmar.  100% natural herbs thai gave  me the kick-start I needed (or  shedding my excess fat. For  FREE Information sand large  S.AS.E. to HONL, #5 9360  Mi(St,Chilllwack,B.C. V2P  4N2.  FOR SALE MISC.  HELP WANTED  MUSICAL BABY BOTTLE  BASE. Insert cup, bottle or  glass, and tilt. Plays music  automatically. Available colours #1611 Pink, #121 Navy  Blue.   Batteries included.  $14.95 (Includes S 6 H).  Order Box 942, Fort Nelson,  B.C. Call (604)774-2945.  GARDENING  HERE'S THE CURE for the  'No Money Blues*. Independ-  ence.job flexibility and unlimited potential can be yours.  So...Shake oil those blues.  Call us today 1-800-661-  3305. MA CHERIE Home  Fashion Shows (Est. 1975)  Burlington, Ontario.  BE RICH AND FAMOUS.  New Breakthrough In $14 billion book publishing market is  making people wealthy. Full  corporate training. Protected  territories. Huge profits 1-  600-465-5400. Readers  Club.  PERSONAL  The Ultimata Gardener's  Store.   1.000's of Products,  Greenhouses, Hydroponics,  Drip Irrigation.   Huge Book  Selection.   72 page, photo  tilled, 1991 catalogue, $4,  refundable on order. Western Water Farms, #103-  20120 64th Ave., Langley,  B.C. V3A4P7.  HELP WANTED  ADD A LITTLE SPICEI  Okanagan College Roommates - Cindy, Lisa, Diane  and Jennifer - have exciting  DISCOVERY TOYS.   Discover the Best. Fun, educational toys, books, games.  Adaptable to Special Needs  children.  Catalogue Sales,  fund raisers.  Part-Urn* ca  personal photos of themselves lor sale. For discreet  Info, write SPICE, Box 670-  GB.Kelowna.B.C. V1Y7P4.  Adults only pleasel  REAL ESTATE  reer opportunities. Information call evenings collect  Christiana (604)538-2804.  ENJOY TRAVELLING? Are  you between 18-30? Do you  have practical farm expert-  PROPERTIES TO BE SOLD  lor unpaid taxes. Crown Land  availability. For Information  on both write: Properties DepL  CN, Box 5380, Stn. F��� Ottawa, K2C3J1.  SERVICES  tact the International Agricultural Exchange Association  at 1501-17 Avenue S.W.,  Calgary, Alberta, T2T 0E2.  PROFITABLE  FASHION  CAREER. Limited number of  experienced sales representatives required to promote exclusive ladles wear.  Mall-order catalogue. Small  personal wardrobe Investment. Call (604)538-6556 or  1-800-6654145.  Major ICBC and Injury claims.  Joel A. Wener trial lawyer for  22 yaara. Call collect:  (604)736-5500. Contingency  fees available. Injured in B.C.  only.  TRAVEL  50% oil Hawaii, Mexico, Us  Vegas, Florida Hotels. Info:  send sell addressed stamped  envelope: Miller and Cake  RR3 C-16 Atkins Road Ganges, B.C. 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