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Array inside  tdhoritls  vet  4  5  7  12  15  IS  wh$npag��19  50 cents per copy on news stands  HAPPY  NEW YEAR  We at the Sunshine  Coast News are  pleased to begin our  47th  year of son/koto the  Sunshine Coast by  wishing our many  readers and advertisers the very best in  19921  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST SINCE 1945  January f>, U)<)2    Volume 46     Issue 01  Anthem a faith  gesture for 1992  Fifty gather to sing O, Canada  by Rou Nicholson  On New Years day about fifty people gathered in front of the  town hall in Gibsons to sing 'O Canada' as a gesture of faith in the  unity of the nation. The popular Raging Grannies, dressed in red  and white and carrying miniature flags, added a couple of their  original ditties and several children joined the adults.  In an interview with the Coast News, Catherine McManus said  the idea originated with her father in Ontario who wrote a letter to  the editor of the Ottawa Citizen.  The letter put forth several ideas for solutions to problems facing the country and was chosen by the newspaper as their 'letter of  the day'. It was picked up and reprinted by several smaller papers  and elicited considerable response from readers.  "People kept phoning him and saying 'you sound as if you're  thinking the way we are'" said McManus. "The upshot of it all  was, several people got together to work out ways of positive  action."  McManus said the original organizing group wanted some kind  of symbolic gesture that had nothing to do with royal commissions  or any other official activity but something everyone could do in  their own home towns.  "They decided that singing '0 Canada' on New Years day in  front of a municipal building would be the perfect thing," she said.  The idea caught on, with friends and family spreading the idea  across the country, Groups of people gathered for little ceremonies  in such widely scattered towns as Whitehorse and Gibsons.  "Sadly, 1 heard that the closer you got to Ottawa the more apathy there was," said McManus ruefully. "Conversely, the further  away, the more people care!"  McManus hopes that a new trend has been started.  "I talked to my father at the end of the day to compare notes,"  she said, "and he said 'why don't we do it again at Easter?'  "1 think that's a good idea. With all the problems facing Canada  in 1992 any opportunity for people to be positive is a good thing.  I came away from our little ceremony realizing people really do  care. We may fight and argue, but basically we get along (with  each other)."  Coast residents of all ages sing at Gibsons town hall as part of a locally organized national effort to mend  Canada's unity problems. Joel Johnstone photo  Looking back on a year of controversy  and change for the Coast  The Sylvey family - Rob, May, and son Tyler - heralded the new year with a welcome  to Krista Patricia Silvey, the first baby born on the Sunshine Coast in 1992. Resting  peacefully in her new carseat courtesy of the British Columbia Medical Association,  the 9 lb. 3/4 oz (4.41 kg) baby girl can pinpoint her birth at 10:04 pm New Year's  Day. The BCMA presented 86 carseats across the province on this occasion to promote  safe care of infants. Joel Johnstone photo  Pungent aroma from mill  is being 'wrestled with'  by Stuart Burns! d��  The president of Howe  Sound Pulp and Paper says the  steps have been taken to correct a problem with offensive  gases leaking out of the Port  Mellon mill.  President Bill Hughes told  the Coast News that reports of  pungent odours emerging from  the mill just prior to Christmas  stemmed from a problem with  "rupture discs in the concentrated non-condensible gas  system."  In that system, by-product  gases are collected and stored  so that they can be burned, as  part of increasingly strict controls on mill emissions.  "The problem we've had,"  Hughes said, "is that, because  the gases are combustible, you  must have rupture discs. If  there should be a spark or  'It stemmed from  a problem with  rupture discs'  something then, rather than  have things blow up, you  relieve the pressure." The  discs, according to Hughes,  have a strength of 10 pounds  per square inch and rupture  when the pressure gets above  that.  He said the leaks were actually the result of a failure in a  part of the system designed to  indicate when the discs ruptured and needed replacing.  "We had a couple of  instances when, unbeknownst  to us, rupture discs broke and  we were venting non-condensible gases," Hughes said.  He added that the gases  were carried off shore and,  consequently, couldn't be  smelted around the mill.  "Employees weren't aware of  it, and our neighbours in Dog-  patch weren't aware of it,"  Hughes said.  He said HSPP had started  installing new rupture discs  that have a new mechanism for  detecting breaks. The new  mechanism is a fibre optic  cable that runs across the discs  and breaks when a disc ruptures.  "This will give us an immediate indication in our control  system and somebody goes out  and fixes it," Hughes said.  He said until the new system is working, a mill employee would conduct visual  inspections of the rupture discs  every four hours.  "It is a problem, and we're  wrestling with it," Hughes  said.  1991. It was a year which started on an ominous note as the Gulf War held our nervous attention from the middle of January. On the Coast,  peace protests were held, while merchants waged a  beaucratic battle of their own against the headache  of the new GST tax and the first indications of a  growing vandalism and break-in problem. Ferry  fares went up, while early rumblings about a new  "fast" commuter ferry to Vancouver began to heal  up. 1991 was off and running...  Fisheries...  The year started on a controversial note in January long before the fishing season got underway  with a debate within the Foreshore Advisory Task  Force of the SCRD on the wisdom of raising  Atlantic salmon in local fish farms as some of the  escaped fish began to  show up in commercial  fish catches from Pacific  Coastal waters. Then in  February, a sobering  forum delivered news that  overfishing of Coho in  Georgia Strait was causing permanent reductions  in the stock In May, local  fishermen had an opportunity to express their  views at local hearings in Pender Harbour and  Gibsons with Commissioner Don Cruikshauk, and  voiced their dissatisfaction with several new federal government policies including leasing of licenses and a restriction of fishing licenses to certain  areas of Coastal waters. Following a fishing season in which salmon went missing - and were  found again off the Oregon coast - the Cruikshauk  report arrived in November slamming plans in the  Department of Fisheries to reduce the Pacific fleet  and give control of commerical fishing to private  corporations. In further unwelcome news, a flood  brought on by a storm in November wiped out  40,000 Coho at the Lions' hatchery in Pender Harbour.  The Mill...  1991 was the year that saw Howe Sound Pulp  and Paper complete its $1 billion expansion project, which took it from a murky and polluted past  to a position as one of the most technologically  advanced and environmentally clean mills in the  country. In April, the first roll of newsprint produced on the mill's new equipment rolled off the  production line, while the first 1800 tons of chlorine-free pulp was produced in November for test-  marketing in Germany.  But minor accidental effluent spills into Howe  Sound during the spring and early summer reaf-  'Theyear that saw Howe  Sound Pulp and Paper  complete its $1 billion  expansion project'  firmed the opinions of some groups that there were  still problems to lie ironed out at HSPP By July,  comments from the mill's critics prompted HSPP  to take out a full-page ad in the Coast News refuting claims from Environmental Watch and the  Western Canada Wilderness Committee that diox-  ins and furan levels were increasing, and inviting  the public to "come and see for themselves". In  May, Gibsons crab fisherman Danny Gagnier  launched a suit against HSPP for loss of income  due to shellfish closure of Howe Sound because of  pollution, but by September, HSPP had won  another victory as the case against it was thrown  out of court due to lack of credibility.  Throughout the year, there were a variety of  forums which discussed the ecosystem of the  sound, from educational dual  tours  by elementary school  students, to a gathering of  scientists on Bowen Island in  October. The news was gen  Brolly sobering and carried  the message that we must act  soon if the sound is to have  any chance of recovering In  a similar spirit, the 2nd annual Save the Strait marathon in August raised  $10,000 towards protection of coastal waters.  Garbage and More Garbage...  We reduced, re used, and recycled - this was  the year which saw a lot of us put our thoughts  into action, as recycling and waste disposal  became increasingly important issues on the Coast.  In February, the provincial government announced  a new "haz-mohile" which would operate as a  travelling toxic waste disposal unit throughout the  province. But the plans fell through and one year  later the old paint cans and household insecticides  still accumulate in garages from Port Mellon to  Egmont.  Recycling depots in both Gibsons and Sechelt  were kept busy sorting through full bins of newspapers and glass this year, but even these efforts  were not without problems as vandals forced  Sechelt's Shop Easy depot to cut back on hours  and the cost of transporting materials to Vancouver markets remained high for Coast recycling  efforts.  Education...  It was a year that saw many issues hit the spotlight in ecucation, from new Year 2000 programs  to the controversial decisions on the Pender Harbour school sites - and everybody had something  Turn to page 6  ��MM  ���MM news  DR. LORNEBERMAN  DR. TERRY WEBB  SECHELT DENTAL CENTRE  Saturday Appointments Available  885-3244  -  *'  ll-'-i  i :  i" *  NEW?  O". ������">�� Co*��t  feV'9* C* brtOt to t*  Have we visited YOU yet?  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Dump hours to be reconsidered  y.   fa;::.*: ���  "j�� :t.: :ctii?rjCti:i re w-.^  die rcgkml landfill should change  ���:: re:"ec: the patterns of use b> the  r-iaticr, made at the December 19  netvie-i ir.e schedule be changed so  a-: a."d cic-se a: 5 pm year-round,  xt'ere the board m the new sear.  Rate restructuring  proposal intended  to encourage  electricity conservation  B (.'.Hydro's current residential and genera! electricity rates  decrease as usage increases. This is inc<Kisisteni vMth encouraging  energs conser.ation  As a result of a B C Utilities Omasmkm direction to hie a rale  design application. Hydro ha- proposed a rate structure for each  customer categon v, hich corrects this situation oser time The  restructuring proposal novs before the Bt'L'C is the hrst step to  making the change Subsequent steps will lead to eliminating the  dechning rate structure  The restructuring proposal does not provide an> additional revenue  to B.(Hydro, and it is proposed that the restructured rates be  effective only if and when future revenue increases are approved.  The proposal involves choices as to how to amend the declining  rate structure to encourage the efficient use of electricity. Hydro  remains committed to consultative processes with the public so that  the decisions taken are in the best interests of its customers.  The rate design public hearing begins at 8:30 am. on January 13,  1992, in the BCUC Hearing Rtxjm. 900 Howe Street. Vancouver.  Sechelt golf course receives land  commission approval to proceed  i��cati- G:>:? Maat-jKar:;: irt  stittr.r ta? Nr* ^ sn: :<f? x ;  ���zp. zx-.t: ��tu ttu nrvs ta-r  ��'..- :'.'xs; if������ tiyjrarri: ;c:?.  :&��� rtctt 'tc tat j>i.-ifi>t ;r.\  tat Lrr>:.::~i. ja;  ;.3ntri;.s)X.  Tat Stc'rjth ej!:' pro^ec: was  tat cf li go): courses which  h��se ;js atei evrmptec from a  -::i:tr:.n; placed or. golf  GIBSONS  PARK PLAZA  NOW OPEN  \Vool\vortl\  SUNSHINE  C 0 A S 1  INSUR A N C E  AGENCIES  7RONTRUNNERS LTD  altoS OFFICE SOLUTIONS LTD.  developments in agricultural  resent lands. The moratorium  w a_< put on by an order-in-coun-  cil of the provincial government  in November. A total of 67 projects have now been exempted  from the freeze, which is 37  percent of the total applications  being reviewed by the commission.  Russ Olson, of Sechelt Golf  Management said the company  got the news of the exemption  on Christmas Eve. which made  for a good Christmas present.  He said the soil quality and  land use adjacent to the golf  course land were probably the  reasons for a quick decision on  the Sechelt project. "It's a leap  to see that as farm land." he  said.  Details are now being completed between the company,  the District of Sechelt and the  provincial government on the  lease for the property.  Olson s.nd the next step will  be to begin drainage work on  the site, to be followed by selective clearing in preparation for  the actual course construction.  The company expects to  open the golf course in the  spring of 1W.V  #*#ALL THE BEST TO YOU IN***  BG hydro 8  Be Energy Wise - He Power Smart  OPENING SOON  ��� SEARS ��� BERNADETTESGALLERIES ���  ��� RE/MAX TOP 20 REALTY ���  ��� NEW CHINA KITCHEN ��� BUDGET VIDEO ���  ��� DAR LEBANON RESTAURANT'  ��� GIBSONS PET FOOD & SUPPLIES ���  FOR LEASING INFORMATION CALL  1-876-3199  .^"Portable  F~~  Toilet  "Rentals  .Construction Sites  .. Sppcial Events  .  Outdoor Picnics  Also Septic  Bonniebrook  Industries  886-7064  WaWam Coast News, January (>, 1992  news  New sergeant heading Sechelt RCMP  By Rose Nichotsen  Staff Sergeant Cam Reid  may be new to his posting as  head of the RCMP detachment  in Sechell but he is not new to  the Sunshine Coast. A stint in  Gibsons some years ago and  another posting in Powell River  gave him a taste for the area and  he said he and his wife are very  glad to be back.  Reid's wife Laurean is a  nurse and he has three children,  Andrea, 20, Janine, 20 and  Patrick, 19.  Reid came originally from  Ontario but has been in BC for  27 years In his 28 years with  the RCMP he has had postings  in a long list of places like Port  Hardy, Chase, Kaslo, Kam-  loops. A.shcroft, 100 Mile  House and manv other small  Staff  Sergeant  A. Cameron Keid  communities.  in an interview with the  Coast News Reid said he has  been involved mainly with general duty policing. "That's what  1 enjoy the most," he said.  He went on to say that most  people do not realize only about  five to ten percent of a police-  7 believe we  should be very  involved in  communities...'  man's duties involve actual  crime.  "I believe we should be very  involved in communities and  get to know people as much as  we can," he said. "We're working for them and addressing  their needs and concerns."  Reid has some very strong  feelings about drinking drivers  with good reason. His daughter  \ndrea was in a serious automobile accident caused by a  drinking driver.  "As a result, my response in  dealing with the drinking problem may be a little hard nosed,"  he said. "1 don't have patience  for it and I'm not willing to  negotiate on wet grads and  things like that.  "And 1 don't feel bad that  I'm a bit difficult in those  areas."  Reid feels education in the  schools is an important part of  the campaign against drinking  and driving. He and Andrea  often speak to high school  classes.  Sechelt wants more clout  Sechelt is hoping to have more clout with the  Regional District once the 1992 cenus figures are  released. At a council meeting held Jan. 2, council  members agreed with a report presented by John  Bums suggesting the population of the municipality warranted more than one vote at the regional  board. "We have every right to demand that, then  to utilize our vote and make it work," said Burns.  He added thai greater representation on the SCRD  would lead to greater co-operation between the  two levels of government, and would promote efficiency by cutting down on duplication of services.  "The taxpayer is really not particularly interested  in who provides the service as long as it is not  wasteful of tax dollars," said Bums.  Burns added that in recent conversations  Regional Board Director and local MLA Gordon  Wilson had agreed with him that "the regional district is not representative and should he changed".  Workshop will teach music of great composers  Explore the music of five composers who  changed the course of music in an exciting one  day workshop.  Brian Tate, Vancouver composer and music  lecturer returns to the Coast for another of his  very popular workshops at the Arts Centre this  month. TThe workshop will be held at the Sunshine Coat Arts Centre, Saturday, January 18  from 9 am to 9 pm. Cost is $45. Call 885-7514  for registration and further information.  New Capilano campus opens in  Sechelt to serve Coast residents  continued from 2  spend a lot of time on their  own trying to recap the basics,"  she said.  Strategies and Skills for Success in College is also designed  to help students who may need  to brush up on study skills.  Business Management is a  credit course for the small business person who needs information on accounting, finance,  market research and other  aspects of entrepreneurship.  Non-credit courses will be  offered in music, computer  basics, and food handling and a  log scaling course will lead to a  certificate acceptable to the Forest Service or private companies.  The College is also offering  a variety of other services to  local residents. Counsellors will  help students with career and  educational planning and financial assistance is available  through grants, loans and bursaries.  Students and other members  of the community can use the  small library at the North Campus on Inlet Avenue and a regular courier service gives access  to the main library at the Lynn-  mour campus in North Van.  Mature students who have  been out of school for some  time can upgrade their academic  skills in not only in math but  also in English, biology, chemistry and physics through the  Adult Basic Education program.  The Achievement Resources  Centre offers counselling and  advice for those getting back  into the educational stream and  <Pet)()(esm  will be scheduling workshops  later in the year in time management, study skills and memory  training.  For seniors 55 years and  over, the Eldercollege program  offers the opportunity for study  groups led by participants in  any subject chosen by the  group. Tuition is free in credit  courses for seniors over 60 with  only a $45 registration fee  required. For non-credit courses  there is a 10 percent reduction is  tuition fees.  Still in the development  stage are courses which will be  offered later this year for gas  fitters, small vessel operators,  life skills coaches and special  education teaching assistants.  Long range plans will ultimately provide full first and  second year university transfer  courses as well as a one year  certificate in Business Management.  WEAR  LTD.  NEIL SANDY  For All Your  Real E��late Need!  Call Anytime  HE8.B86-8358    VAN. TOLL  biis. mmi  FREE 681-3044  jackets  pants &  gloves  Keep warm  and dry with waterproof,  breathable wear by  Sun Ice  coltech  NaklSka      Adult and children  ^WRONTRUNNERS  Winter Hours  886-4830   GIBSONS PARK PLAZA    Tucs to Sat,  10:00-5:30  w'lS^smESJS  Replaced  Quality replacements  Leakage & workmanship  guaranteed  Replacements guaranteed  against leaks & workmanship  for the life of the vehicle  Repaired  77^  ��� Latest state-of-the-art quality  stone chip repair  ��� All ICBC repairs are no  charge to the customer  Representation on the Regional District is  determined by population. In financial matters, one  vote is given for each 2000 people in an area. Currently, Sechelt gets three weighted votes on issues  of finance, while Gibsons has two votes and the  Sechelt Indian band has one vote. This gives the  municipalities a total of six votes out of a total of  13 votes on money issues - not enough for a  majority. In everyday matters, each area represented gets one vole.  The Sunshine Coast Regional District is unusual, said Alderman Bob Wilson, in that the rural  areas represented have greater say on money  issues than the municipalities. In most places, it's  the other way around.  The Regional District level of government was  originally created by the Social Credit provincial  government to give rural areas greater representation in local affairs.  , FRIENDLY SERVICE. ASM  E WINDSHIELD I  Peninsula glass  & aluminum  706 HWY 101, GIBSONS  886-8580  "GOOD DEAL MEALS"  are back  Monday to Thursday  January 6 - 9, 1992  this Week's Feature  $5.99  plus  tux  1. Shrimp Fettucine  2. Baked Lasagna  3. Baked Spaghetti  4. Spaghetti  5. 12" Pizza (Medium)  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       C3#JM.#r!.#Cj*A      Reservations  Gibsons Harbour    RESTAURANT       886-2268  2 H 1    COWER   PT.    RD  Our Sincerest Thanks  To all ot you who participated In our Tree Dollars program.  Our special thanks to Sunco Printers, The Coast News, The  Leader, The Press, Gibsons Building Supplies, Super-Valu,  Ken's Lucky Dollar, The Management, Staff and Merchants of  Sunnycrest Mall, Coast Cable Vision & B.C. Hydro.  Publication of this announcement courtesy of the Sunshine Coast News Coast News, January (>. I*-'1*-'  opinion  An ill conceived  idea making news  The Globe and Mail is more than twenty years older  than the country itself. For all of that time it has been  known as the conservative voice of Upper Canada.  It will be fair to say that we are not speaking of any liberal or radical fringe here ami so it is notable when this  organ of Central Canada's establishment in its second  paper of the new year features an opinion piece entitled:  "Free trade at three: a disaster".  Now the Globe's home province of Ontario, as the area  most protected and industrialised prior to the Free Trade  deal, is assuredly the part of the country hardest hit by  this questionable agreement, but nonetheless the writer of  the Globe piece adds his \oiee to those who believe that if  this trade agreement is not reversed this country will suffer irreparable damage. Phrases like the 'permanent de-  industrialisation' of Canada are now commonplace.  The feeling grows that there has been a major failure of  the Canadian political system here. It was a Royal Coin-  mission set up by Prime Minister Trtideatt which first  came up with the tree tratle idea. A Liberal cabinet minister. Donald Macdonald, headed the commission at the  usual grossly generous tenns awarded as perks to faithful  party servants.  The Conservatives under Mulroney were as bankrupt of  ideas coining in as they remain today. They seized on the  free trade recommendation, thereby reversing the traditional stance which had earned them the name 'Conservative' since Confederation.  The failure of the system continued through the last  election when both opposition parties and a clear majority  of Canadians opposed the deal, but the failure of the Liberals and the NDP to co-operate in key ridings in this one-  issue election saw Mulroney sweep to a second clear  majority with just over forty percent of the votes cast.  One well-placed source suggests that this misreading of  the possibilities cost Etl Broadbent his job as leader of the  NDP  Finally, with the news all bad since the deal and the  prognostications all grimly pessimistic, the system fails  again for there is no way to recall a government determined to press ahead with the deal though it now commands the confidence of less than one Canadian in five.  Front the Globe article: "The crucial question for Canadians is how much longer are we prepared to suffer the  ruinous handicaps caused by this ill-conceived experiment. Our government must be persuaded to terminate it  before the damage to Canada's economy becomes irreversible."  That may be the voice of historic conservatism in this  country. But who's going to listen'.' Brian Mulroney?  It's all a perspective  In other days the news in British Columbia might well  merit screaming headlines and the angriest of denunciations: hidden deficits, missing pension funds, and the  mighty forest industry crying the blues. Tough times on  the west coast, one might be tempted to think.  But hold on now, what is this serenity'.' It appears that  the people of this province have understood that however  badly things may have been going they are still in better  shape than anywhere else in Canada - and by far.  So the kind of news that one can continue to find in our  headlines as we peruse the affairs of the province does not  disturb us. Canadians are worse off than we are all over  the country. It's all a m-itter of perspective, isn't it.  tetters  Suggestion for  waste disposal  It was a perfectly simple resolution, or so I thought at another dismal meeting with the  regional hoard: a resolution  whose basic tenel was common  sense and one in which I had a  measure of faith in the wisdom  of the sitting members to appreciate and understand. It was not  to be!  There are two ways to  resolve this recently adopted  waste disposal policy that has  affected many on the Coast, I  suggested.  One is to look foolish by legislating a totalitarian dictate that  would rank us with those east-  em block states where freedom  of choice did not exist and  everyone drove a Trabant.  The other choice, I suggested, would be to adopt the same  rules as the city of Vancouver  (which, by the way, allows  three cans per residence and,  does not set a container size  restriction), following the policy  of the Workers' Compensation  Board guidelines which provide  that a worker need not pick up a  container that would be injurious to his health...specifically  his back.  It was obviously a point with  which Madame Chairman  Peggy Connor was entirely  unfamiliar, having informed me  at the last meeting that can size  was dictated by WCB regulations. A call to an officer of  WCB, however, has proved otherwise and I clarify this for her  honour the chairman and the  rest of the board.  Then her honour cursorily  suggested thai she had had an  opportunity to study the information available to her and was  able to now inform me lhat the  regulation in effect (and which  recent enlighlenmeni presumably had come from her reading  of the region's own bylaws),  was specific in its statement thai  container size was 16 by 22, the  inference in this statement of  finality being thai nothing more  need be said, ihe matter was  closed.  Fortunately I happened to  have a copy of the bylaws wihin  easy grasp and was able to read  into the record Ihe actual provisos of the bylaw in question.  Excuse me madam chairman I  suggested, quoting section 3.2,  the bylaw reads as follows:  "The said containers shall be of  a standard size", and I added, il  says in parentheses, "approximately 16 by 22"!  There is no indication here, I  added, whether this be inches,  feet, metres, gallons, cubic centimetres or whatever! 1 attempted to read the further provisos  of Ihe bylaw but madame chairman squelched my words as  some are wont to do when  proven wrong and can muster  no legitimate comeback.  It was at this point thai  Director Jim Gurney opted in  place regional dislricl mindset  on a par with eastern European  thought by suggesting legislation lhat would standardize our  ticky-tacky Irash cans and  remove freedom of choice from  ihe scenario, in ihe process tossing logic and reason out the  window.  While freedom of choice  seems good enough for the million odd souls living in the  lower mainland, apparently it's  not worthy for us Coasters.  Move over Chairman Mao.  there's room al the top!  R.S. RODVIK  Caren flyer claims  not substantiated  During the week of December 18, 1991, most Coast residents received an 'educational  report' from the Western Canada Wilderness Committee  (WCWC) in their mail, co-published with a local group known  as the Friends of Caren. The  letters welcome  We welcome letters to the editor on matters of public  interest. However, we reserve the right to edit  submissions for brevity, clarity and legality. Please mail  your letters to:  The Editor  Sunshine Coast News  Box 68  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  report made a number of false  and misleading statements.  If these people are to be  believed, Ihe oldest tree in  Canada (a Yellow Cedar  approximately 1700 years old)  was cut in ihe Caren Range a  few yean ago. The truth of Ihe  mailer, however, is that trees of  this age are far from unique,  and the tree in question was not  Canada's oldest tree. There is a  Larch over 2000 years old living a happy, protected life in  Manning Park. Doubtless still  older specimens will be found if  enough people put their minds  lo it,  The report also claims thai  the Caren Range "is believed lo  support one of the largest  known breeding colonies of the  threatened Marbled Murrelet."  Believed by whom? Certainly  not the experts who work for  the Ministry of Forest, the Ministry of the Environment or the  Canadian Wildlife Service.  Perhaps even more disconcerting than the lack of credibility in the report, however, is the  assertion thai "the people of the  Sunshine Coast, and perhaps of  the province as a whole should  determine the best treatment of  the area". Oh, really? At a time  when local communities are  fighting to have a bigger say in  land use decisions, suddenly the  people of the entire province  may be best suited lo make this  important decision for us? I  think not.  DAVID C. BEBB. RPF  Sechelt. BC  Many Canadians are unaware and unappreciative of their history  I am now in the midsl of my thirty-eighth year  in Canada. My first here was by no means my first  year of life, but well along towards two thirds of  all my years spent on this earth have been spent as  an earner, a taxpayer, a father, and a grandfather in  this country. 1 have worked in its corporations,  taught in lis schools and run a small business in  geographic areas almost as widespread east lo  west, north to south, as what is now the world's  largest country itself.  Not being a Canadian to begin with, being an  immigranl in search of opportunity and full of  enthusiasm for the country in which I was going lo  find it. I hurled myself into the question of Canada  almost thirty-eight years ago with an energy and  appreciation which was certainly not ihe Canadian  norm.  In the 1950's 1 plunged into the study of Canadian history and found it fascinating, evocative and  endlessly absorbing. I stared in disbelief at my  teenage fellows, born and brought up in Canada,  who asserted confidently that the history of their  country was boring.  I was not only studying it avidly and with  delight at the time, I was finding in it echoes of the  dreams of childhood of a coalminer's son who  found fascination in the coureurs de bois, in the  Brandy Trade, in the French-English wars, in the  Bishops and Governors, in the Chateau Clique in  Lower Canada and the Family Compact in Upper  musings  John burnside  Canada, in fiery and memorable rebels like  William Lyon Mackenzie and Louis Riel. and in  John A Macdonald, possibly the most remarkable  elected leader apart from Abraham Lincoln in the  history of democracy.  How could Canadians see their history as boring?  And how could they be, en masse, as indifferent  to a geography as compelling, varied, beautiful  and challenging as anything on earth?  The fact was, I came slowly lo realize, lhat  Canadians knew nothing of their history and cared  nothing for their geography. That is, they cared  nothing for the people who had preceded them nor  the place they themselves were in.  Canadians are not interested in their history nor  their country; they lend lo react with embarrassment to anyone who does betray enthusiastic interest, and with even more embarrassment to any  Canadian who is so thoroughly recognized outside  of this country as lo be undoubtedly of interest.  So we enter into a new year which sees the  future of Canada jeopardised as never before by a  succession of incompetent and self-serving governments, and above all by the smug apathy of the  Canadian electorate which never seems embarrassed by corruption, only by true stature.  I was given impetus to run my mind over these  sad evaluations by a two-part mini-series that the  CBC ran early in 1992 about thai most embarrassing of Canadian heroes, not recognised here but  revered elsewhere, Dr. Norman Bethune.  How dare a highly successful Montreal surgeon  and socialite throw comfon to the winds and go  off and serve in the battle fields of Spain and  China, working in both cases for the Communists.  II was rapidly pointed out that this renegade  from the Montreal social elite was a drunkard and  womaniser. Had he stayed in the Montreal elite  social circles it is a fair guess thai he would not  have been alone in these failings and no one would  have thought it worthy of mention.  So Canadians find out with some puzzled surprise that one of their uninteresting brood is seen  as a hero of heroes in the world's most populous  country. There must be some mistake. Of course  there is, fellow Canadians hasten to assure them.  Bethune was a drunk and a womanizer and, what  must surely be worse, a Red.  Bethune is not alone in this treatment by his  coast  Reporters  Trig) Sunshine Coast News is locally owned  and published on me Sunshine Coast. B C  every Monday by Glassford Press Lid , Bo��  460 Gibsons, B C . VON 1V0 1604) 8B6-2522  FAX (604) 886-7725, Secneil Office.Box 6fl.  Sechelt. B C (604] 885-3930, Edrtonai (604)  Ba5-3980.fAX (604) 685-3954  Ihe Sunshine Coast News is protected by  copyright and reproduction of any aart a*1 it by  any means is prohibited unless permission m  wniing is first secured from Giassford Press Ltd .  holder of ihe copyright Subscription rate  Canada-lyear-S35.6mo-S20: Foretgn-1 year  S40 Second Class MaH Registration No 4702  Attvwfliw^o ������'������oe*  AdntlWng  XlHlUM  Production  Pal Tnpp  John Burnsioa  Rom Nenolson  Stuan Bumside  JeneSeyd  Joel Johnstone  Joan Broccoli  Donna Sherman. Bdl  Rogers  Simons Cartylso-Smith  Brian McAndrew  Rich Rawimg bone!  Trudol, Bonnie McHeffey  Bev Cranston  Office I  Office Suit  attributing  Wrilere, Artret  e Photographers  countrymen. In the country of my birth there was a  man who spoke of love and simple things with  lyric beamy, but combined them with an uncompromising rage against the greed and stupidity of  landowners and the privileged, of "man's inhumanity to man", and it was enough to see him die  in poverty despite the gifts which saw him recognized by ihe erection of statues in his honour all  over the world.  Robert Bums, like Norman Bethune, has been  passed down to us as a drunk and a womanizer and  a dangerous radical, and Scotsmen when they celebrate Bums, as they will all over the world, remain  a little shamefaced aboul his 'weaknesses'.  So when Canadians finally, more than fifty  years after his death, come lo celebrate Norman  Bethune, the exercise is as full of and fraught with  division and difficulty as the country itself. The  critics leap on the division and difficulty and  alleged shortcomings of the production with the  same savage, self-effacing nihilism they brought lo  the study of Canadian history as children.  I watched the show despite the critics. 1 saw  bright and caring people bringing into overdue  focus a great man whose caring and whose passion  for social justice were much more significant than  the all too familiar human failings lhat were also  his. I enjoyed the show; admired Bethune; but  what would I know about this country or its  heroes.  Gitjsons Kim Cume  Sechelt. Ruth Forrester  RoseNehotson  John Bumlido. S. Nutter,  Peter T rower. George  Cooper. Jance Lerghlon.  Ruth Forrester. Lynn  Maes. Margaret wan.  Jacatyn Vincent Joyce  Ostry. Marguerite. Harry  Tumor. John Ramer, Jo-  Anne Sheanh,  Your communityt.  AWARD-WINNING  newspaper ephemera  Coast News, lanuary (>, 14') 2  In a nutshell  s. nutter  As we head into '92 our thoughts turn to the animal kingdom,  which is to say away from the human commonwealth of this's or  that's and its determination to pile problems on problems, and discuss  them endlessly in just the way lhat can make them ever more complex and distressing. I mean, one knows oneself what to do with any  of these so-called problems right? Be they in Serbia or Georgia or  Quebec or any other district of the global village? Calm is what  seems needed in this hour, and for calm, chaps, we turn to the animal  kingdom.  We had lor example once, two Himalayan cats, brother and sister..  They were tremendously handsome and tremendously calm. Friends  complained lhat they had no personality at all. You could hardly tell  one from the other, but boy, were they ever calm.  It had been thought that perhaps a  couple ttf cats would be thing...  Previously we had had a series of dogs, three Samoyeds, each one  called Kim. They had been thumped one after the other by cars. It had  been thought thai perhaps a couple of cats would be the thing. We  were living in just about the center of Toronto, just off Bloor and just  off Yonge, in a third floor apartment, when we got the cats. There  was a raised sort of artificial garden on the first floor, with spruce  trees planted (experimentally), and it was felt that the cats should not  lie encouraged lo leap off ihe balcony into this greenery. It was, I am  sorry to say, pretty well concluded lhat this pair of Himalayans  should be brought up as 'house cats'.  With all the empathy you could muster towards these cats you  were thereafter not really getting through. There was eventually an  incident which broke the pattern somewhat. There was a New Year's  party. The sliding door to the balcony had been left open. In the  morning a visiting friend was still about. Hours went by before we  realized that we were only seeing one cat instead of two.  We searched the place, of course, knocked on doors all up and  down, plastered the place wih posters, but no Katy. Three days went  by before we were called by ihe maintenance man who narked his car  Ik'Iow the raised garden. He had gone to check his oil and our cat was  curled up behind his battery. He had tried to fish her out and she had  bitten him.  Taking calm beyond a reasonable level  He had been driving home and back every day, but still she  seemed though a bit grubby, not terribly put out, We whipped her  down to the vel's but nothing seemed to be wrong. She might be a bit  neurotic, the doctor said, but God knows she might have been a bit  neurotic all along. Her brother, Blue, hardly seemed to notice her re-  arrival.  This is taking calm perhaps beyond a recommendablc level.  My son, Christopher, once when I was away, persuded his mother  to gel him an antealer who had caught his eye in a Montreal pet shop.  Archy, the antealer, slept most of the day in a box in Christopehr s  room, covered with a blanket. When it was time for dins, Archy  would signify by pulling his long tongue under Christopher's door,  which led into the living room, and waving it about.  Sometimes, when there were guests, this could lead to a comparison of calmness between the human and the animal worlds. A fixed  look on the face of someone not knowing an anteater was in there  could be worth the price of admission.  Christopher fed Archy on cat food dosed with some drops of  acetylsalicylic acid, and took him for walks in the park in the town  of Mount Royal. Archie was along the lines of a Borzoi, with of  course, a much longer nose, but with the same soulful eyes and the  same nice loose gait to him, and il has to be said, talking of calm in  the animal kingdom, he tended to rather freak out the poodles, etc.  being promenaded in the park.  Nonetheless, I would recommend in these troublous times, regular  doses of soothing programs like 'Wide, Wide World of Animals'.  This may require lhat you Ik- up at 5 am, but what's the matter with  that?  SPCA  news  This handsome 1-2 year  old hound  dog needs a  home or for  his owner to  claim him.  Contact the  SPCA at 885-  4771  Vinyl Siding  Aluminum Soffit & Fascia  Vinyl Windows  Vinyl Sundeck Flooring  Aluminum Railings  Aluminum Gutters  Patio Covers  VISIT OUR SHOWROOM  Cash & Carry Prices  Contractor Prices  Professional Installation  JIM BAIN  885-4572  #7 - 5522 Wharf St., Sechelt, B.C.  Bird Count Nets  Record Numbers  bit Tony vMMMM  There may not have been French Hens or a partridge in a pear  tree, but scoters, gulls and crows were all in ample supply on  December 14 when the Sechelt Marsh Society and friends participated in the 92nd annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count Twenty  one participants in seven separate parties attempted to cover as  much as possible of the seven and one half mile radius circle centred in Roberts Creek The circle reached lo West Sechelt on the  west and lo Port Mellon on the east.  Two diehards  spent the night  hours prowling the  woods for owls  Each of the seven parlies  were led by a competent  birder likely to know all the  species encountered, The  weallur was excellent for a  bird count with clear blue  skies, no wind and warm  temperatures for mid winter,  Apart from two diehards  who spent the night hours prowling the wihhIs for owls (and found  three Barred Owls), counting hegan at S am and continued until  darkness at 5 pm. In the process, 93 different species of birds were  located with a total of 12,801 individuals. Four species. Surf Scoter (2(112); Barrow's Goldeneye, Glaucouswinged Gull (2537) and  Northwestern Crow accounted for over SO percent of all the birds  seen.  In terms of rarity, the "best" species seen were a Mourning  Dove in Porpoise Bay, and a While winged Crossbill on Mount  Elphinstone. Both these birds were new lo Ihe Sunshine Coast  count and brought the all-time total in 13 counts to 137 species.  Three duck species - Surf Scoters, Black Scoters and Barrow's  Goldeneyes - were present in record numbers. They can all be  seen in the Davis Bay/Mission Point area. Numbers for other  species were low, because of severe temperatures last winter causing high mortality. Still others were scarce, because this year's  wjarm weather has not forced these birds into the lowlands.  The 12,801 birds recorded was the highest ever for the lower  Sunshine Coast count while the 95 species was an average number. The participants enjoyed an excellent day of birding, and the  information compiled makes long-term bird population studies  possible.  This year also, the Pender Harbour Wildlife Club conducted its  first bird count, covering the whole north end of the peninsula  from Wood Bay to Egmonl with 4881 birds spotted from 68 different species. Highlights included 413 Marbled Murrelels, four  Ring-necked Ducks, 854 Barrow's Goldeneye, 13 Ruffed Grouse,  423 Bonaparte's Gulls and one Rhinocerous Auklel.  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Coast News, January t>, 1992  Story by Jane Seyd  7*"  WILSON  *_*��$,. ���IftleC"  1991 Year in Review continued...  lo say    February saw parents, teachers and siudenis discussing  changes which would come aboul from the new Year 2000 program.  which continued lo move ahead until the provincial government put  the brakes on pending "further study" of implementing the program  April saw Coast teachers protesting the provincial government's Bill  82. which disallowed salary levels already negotiated with the School  District 46. April also saw ihe beginning of another type of protest as  well, as parents from Pender Harbour voiced opposition to a proposal  to amalgamate ihe elementary and secondary schools levels on lo one  site in Kleindale. By October, the school board had  voted to accept the  K 12 proposal. But less  than two months later, trustees voted to  withdraw lhat decision in favour of further  studv, following protests from residents  and a petition signed by 800 people  9   against Ihe plan  Meanwhile, the  school which did exist al the Ihe  Kleindale site - Pender Harbour  Secondary - won its accreditation  with flying colours.  Development  In Gibsons, the city showed  signs of coming lo the town, as  Marcorp development's  conslruclion of Gibsons Park  Plata dominated Ihe business  scene  First steps were underway  by February   Bui not everybody  was overjoyed at the prospect of  further large shopping centres in  Gibsons   In April, owners of  S u n n y c r e s t  mall  protested a  "loophole"  which they  said        was  allowing Marcorp lo include their  lands within the town of Gibsons'  boundaries by bending the rules  of the municipality. As a result of  length) negotiations between  Gibsons and the regional district,  Gibsons finally expanded iheir  boundaries to include the new  mall property. By June, the  developers had the go-ahead they  needed - just before the town  declared a moratorium on further  development, pending studies of  sewer and related services. By  November, almost 5000 consumers  offered their own commeni by  lurning up to ihe grand opening of  Woolworths.  Meanwhile,  between growing public  squabbles which took place between Mayor  Nancy MacLarty and other members of council.  Sechell focused its concern on its growing status as tourist  destination, with attention to "revitalizalion". "beautification" and  development permit areas which set guidelines for aesthetic  considerations. Sechell merchants had other things lo worry about,  though - 1991 saw a rash of vandalism and commercial break-ins,  which made several owners question Ihe type of changes which were  becoming increasingly apparent in the once quiet community.  Election  We waited and we waited. While the election proper look its time  arriving on the Coast, there' were die early political rumblings. In  February, an NDP potluck dinner showed all the signs of an electfflfi  rallying of the troups, while Liberal leader Gordon Wilson found  himself facing charges of fiscal impropriety concerning party funds,  which he vigourously refuled in comments to the local press.  Sunshine Coast election machines moved into high gear in  October with the dropping of the writ by then-Premier Rita Johnson.  Everything seemed to be proceeding as expected for Ihe first half of  the campaign, with the NDP enjoying a substantial lead over the  Liberals and Social Credit. Then came the TV debate which changed  the course of both the local and provincial election picture as Gordon  Wilson and BC Liberal party surged ahead, with the help of nightly  BCTV polls. In a survey of Coast voters, ethics shared top billing  with the economy on the list of issues being considered by the  electorate - but that didn't stop a healthy dose of mud-slinging during  local candidate's debates. By the night of October 17th, il was all  over, with Gordon Wilson winning the Sunshine Coast riding with  over 11,000 votes and proceeding to a position as Leader of the  Official Opposition, as his party  enjoyed a dramatic upsurge  of   support   across   the  province.  Native issues  It   was   in   large  measure a triumphant  year lor Ihe Sechell  Indian   Band.      In  March,   the    band  signed  its  second  five-year agreement  for self-government  funding   from  the  federal government,  reaffirming        ils  unique status on Ihe  Canadian      Native  scene. Then in April,  there was the starl of  action on one of the  band's    other   most  important issues as the  Sechell's $54 million land  claim was accepted for  negotialion by government -  but by the end of 91. there was  still no more news on the situation.  Al Ihe end of May, Ihe House of Hewhlwus  (House of Chiefs) became one of the new  showpieces of the Coast as a potlatch was held for  a grand opening of the complex, which went on to  house a museum, offices for both government and  Capilano College and the Raven's Cry Theatre.  One sad note in the otherwise happy year was  the passing on of elder Mary Jane Jackson al 86 in  November.  Forestry.  The bailies begun in the woods over logging  and environmental protection continued on the  Sunshine Coast in 1991, albeit not with quite the  level of animosity found in some other pans of ihe  province. There were forums and more forums  and everybody seemed to agree that  communication between environmentalists and  the forest industry was a good idea, even if we  weren't really sure what it would lead lo.  The Local Resource Use Plan team for ihe  Tetrahedron slogged on through dramatic changes  in its numbers and structure, first in March, when  the Sunshine Coast Environmental Protection  Project pulled out of meetings and again in May,  when District Forests Manager Barry Mountain  announced that size and represenlation on Ihe  committee would be cut.  Meanwhile, the discovery of the slump of a  1700-year old yellow cedar in the Caren Range  spurred requests by Ihe local group Friends of  Caren lo halt logging in that area. In September,  wildlife artist Robert Baleman added his voice lo  Ihe cause - an act not particularly welcomed by  some loggers on the Coast.  During ihe summer, the Forest Resources  Commission Report headed by Sandy Peel  released recommendations for far-reaching  reforms of the forest service. By September, Ihe  BC Ministry of Forests had issued a report  criticizing its own methods of limber supply  analysis,  And by October, we were back discussing the  issues al another forum - this lime put on by the  disirici Labour Council. Accurate inventories,  provincial plans and a new local forest  commission were called for from all parties.  In related issues on the environmentalist front,  there were protests by Pender Harbour residents in  June and again by Longdate residents in August  against the use of ihe chemical Vision by BC  Hydro for clearing in iheir areas. Further protests  by Egmont residents against the use of the same  herbicide in the Dorislon area resulted in Terminal  Forest Products backing down from a plan lor  aerial spraying.  The Boat That Wouldn't Float  The year started on a sour note for Sunshine  Coast customers of BC Ferries, with a jump in  ferry fares . And throughout the rest of the year,  things didn't get a whole lot better.  Following discussions that had already taken  place in 1990, the idea of a passenger-only  commuter ferry between Vancouver and the  Sunshine Coast lurched between a near certainty  and definitive collapse in the first half of the year.  In January, controversy was already swirling on a  docking sile in Gibsons rather than Langdale, and  there was debate over whether we really wanted  the ferry in Ihe first place, with some suggesting  improved service on existing runs would be a  better idea. By April, the ferry idea seemed lo i>e  moving ahead, with negotiations underway for a  docking sile al Hyak Marina, fare announcements  and a mini real estate  boom in Gibsons: Bui by  May, plans were in the  air again as Ihe fast ferry  deal was cancelled by  Victoria for not meeting  contractual deadlines and  ferry developer Stewart  Vinnels had run into  problems with both Ihe  Bowen Island link of his  commuter ferry plan and  plans to buy a docking  site in Gibsons. By May,  plans for a fast ferry had  been officially sunk.  MMMMH community  Coast News, January (>, 1942  **SW  The first wave or 24  lower mainland Ismaili  Youth Croup hikers  pauses jusl past  Roberts Creek  Provincial Park on their  trek from Camp Bvhr  to  Sechelt.   Hiking  about the coast as part  of a Duke or  Edinburgh in Canada  youth program, they  will have completed 80  km over a two and a  halt day stay here,  January 2, 3, and 4th.  Joel Johnstone pholo  Child Find to aid RCMP  A concerned parents group at Cedar Grove Elementary School is  taking steps to ensure the safety of children on the Coast.  On January 11, from 9 am to 5 pm, volunteers from Cedar Grove's  Parent Advisory Committee will be recording the fingerprints and  photographing all the children of interested parents as part of a program called Child Find-  According lo Cedar Grove's parent/education representative  Johanna Rzepa, the goal of the Child Find is precautionary; it's lo  make il easier for the RCMP to find missing children.  "At the beginning of the year," Rzepa said, "the parent Advisory  Committee discussed the theme we'd like to have for the year and  decided on child safely...this Child Find is an application of our  theme."  She noted that ihe RCMP will assist with the fingerprinting process but the identity cards made for the children are kept by the  parents.  robertscreek  by lev Cranston  Happy New Year, Creekers. In Ihe 'News' business an interesting  way lo begin the New Year's first issue is the custom of reviewing  events of the past year, good and bad, and in between. Following is  a brief hxik back at Roberta Creek 1991.  January weather saw lots of ice and snow, along with several cold  snaps.  Creekers met at the mouth of Roberts Creek to  participate in Ihe launching of a flotilla of floating  hurricane candles into Georgia Strait as a sign of  lengthening days, peace and gixxl will.  Creek Foods International opened in downtown  Roberts Creek, owned and operated by Patti Dewar  and Jerry Hills, featuring dinners and picnics to go  and lots more.  Peter Light stales in a letter to the editor "I welcome Ihe GST, for il reminds me and resolves me lo  spend and make do with less and less!" What a way  lo beat the GST, which by the way, is still upon us. I  wonder when il will lie raised to nine or ten percent.  Roberts Creek Elementary girls and boys volleyball teams travelled to Surrey led by coach Barry Krangle, in a major BC Tournament.  Creekers led by Donna Shugar organized a group called 'Concerned Crow (loaders' (which later became 'Concerned Coast Residents') and turned out to a meeting with Forestry officials to protest  clearcul logging in Roberts Creek above the power lines.  Roberts Creek is targeted in an extensive rec plan by PERC, a  company hired by coastal governments and local groups. This area  was recommended due to its central location.  Tim Clement, well known woodcarver, was for the third year  elected by acclamation as Forest Advisory Committee Chairman.  Roberts Creek golfer Gary Robinson, holding his favourite iron on  a rare sunny day, made Ihe Coast News snorts section.  Cliff Gilker Park's sportsfield opened and was well used all season for soccer, baseball and other community events. It's a lovely  green oasis.  Ken Dalgleish publicly asked the person or persons who stole his  specialized piano tuning tools to please return them. In the meantime  Ken has purchased a new/old fine set from an old-  timer in the profession.  Roberts Creeker Terry Weatherill played opposite  Alice Albrecht in the highly praised performance  'Precious Sons' at the Creek Hail, directed by Creeker  Jay Pomfret.  The proposed Pilch 'n Putt on the corner of  Maskell Road and Highway 101 was turned down by  the SCRD due to protests from local residents.  Blues great Eddie Shaw brought Wolf Gang in for  a one night sizzler at the Creek Hall.  Roberts Creek was declared a separate nation by  rained on, gumbooted Creekers at a May Day celebration at the campsite.  Ernie Fossetl, President of the Roberts Creek Legion proposed a  retirement home complex in Roberts Creek.  Centra Gas put a pipeline through Roberts Creek but residents  won't lie serviced with natural gas. We have benefitted in one very  important aspect, and that is the wider, cleaner and safer walkway  along Lower Road. Now if drivers would just listen lo Grace Lawson  and many others, myself included, who have asked and written  repeatedly to the public to please slow down. This is a 30 zone and  many kids, adults and animals walk, run and jog along Lower Road.  Peace and Happiness in 1992!  by George Cooper, B86-8520  Emergency Calls  Dialing 911 in an emergency  here on the Sunshine Coast is  not, it turns out, a futile act.  Does use up a few seconds,  however.  Check it out for yourself. A  recorded voice almost immediately very calmly responds,  "Hang up and dial the agency  direct or dial zero for assistance." The message repeats  once.  The agency mentioned is, of  course, one of police, fire,  ambulance or another of those  listed inside Ihe cover of your  phone book. Records of 911  calls in Canada show that 80 to  90 percent are for Ihe police,  about 10 are for ambulance, and  two to six percent are for fire.  And who remembers even one  agency number?  A recent accident on the  Coast has shown, however, thai  dialing '0' in an emergency  brings immediate response and  a connection to Ihe appropriate  agency.  As in dialing '0', the 911  systems use operators to act  upon Ihe caller's information.  There are two 911 systems, Ihe  basic and the enhanced. In  enhanced 911 there is either  automatic number identification  or automatic location identification. Is there any reason for  undue anxiety about calling for  emergency assistance?  There certainly does not  appear to be any where communication by phone is concerned.  But does everyone know how lo  use Ihe emergency call system?  Discussions with family and  in schools could well give  youngsters instruction and dry  run practice in making emergency calls and giving the oper  ator the needed information.  Let me voice the acclaim  many readers must have for the  composure displayed by young  Michael Lasuta in that horrendous emergency in his home in  mid-December. Such cool-  headedness leaves us all in open  admiration, Michael.  The Messiah  A footnote to the splendid  presentation last December 14  and 15 of this cantata to tell a  little of the soloists.  Sopranos Arline Collins and  Donna Gailand are Sunshine  Coast residents. Arline we have  heard in a number of presentations conducted by Lyn Vernon.  .��lBi*����l��lUlt):ll����ft��a��.iiftB:*.iiIi��l��������l'��l"'��*"'��J"|��i"'"'"l����  50&  Calendars ��� Gift Wrap  Christmas Related Gifts  Christmas Cards  Other Occasion Cards  T's and Sweats  THE LANDING  GENERAL STORE  272 Cower Point Road, Gibsons, B.C.   ���  886-2618  Pedestrian injured by  auto on Highway 101  On the evening of December 31, 1991 at approximately 10:20 pm,  a pedestrian was struck on Highway 101 at Byng Road. He was  struck from behind while walking on the travelled portion of the  highway during a heavy rainfall. The pedestrian is identified as Arto  Seiala of Gibsons. He is presently in satisfactory condition in Vancouver General Hospital. No charges are being contemplated against  the driver al this lime.  S��Ria^  MEN'S & LADIES' APPAREL  262 Cower Pt. 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We are the source for citizens and local  organizations when they need to refer to the  history of the past half century. There is only  one place they need to go - to The Sunshine Coast  News archives.  Our display ads  - design excellence  and cost-effectiveness  Good news for our advertising customers!  We're holding the line on prices in 1992.  Extensive modernization undertaken in 1991  will enable us to absorb our rising costs, and we  are passing the saving on to our customers.  Even at our lean and competitive prices, you  will get proven quality. Our campaign for  Blackberries in Sechelt won the Best Advertising  Design Award for all categories of newspapers.  Put our award-winning design skills to work for  you!  And, at these prices you still get our  incomparable effectiveness. Recently, one of our  competitors trumpeted the success which IGA  Plus in Gibsons enjoyed with a help-wanted  advertisement. That classified was run in The  Coast News exclusively.  Woolworth's advertised their Grand  Opening exclusively in The Coast News. They  enjoyed one of the best opening days in the  chain store's long history.  Our hard-working  classifieds  A recent Canadian Community Newspaper  Association survey indicates that two out of  three households keep their copy of The Coast  News nearly all week. That means your classified  ad starts working for you on Monday and keeps  working all week. When you run your classified  for two weeks, you get the third week free! If it's  results you want, The Coast News can't be beat.  One of the best kept merchandising secrets  on the Coast: Coast News display classifieds are  dynamite! Call and ask for details.  Our comprehensive  community coverage  An impressive array of columnists from  many of the Sunshine Coast's unique and  distinctive communities write on the news of  their areas. The Coast's most effective editorial  team of reporters and photographers provides  our readers with unmatched coverage and our  advertisers with the most complete readership  on the Coast.  The Sunshine (oast Xews  Our 47th year of serving the Sunshine (oast Coast News, January f>, 1992  community  Cancer  Group  Meets  "Together we can beat cancer" was the theme of the Canadian Cancer Society this past  year. Il was very evident at the  December luncheon of the Sunshine Coast Unit that this was  the case.  Certificates of Service and/or  Appreciation were presented  from the society to various  members of the unit and volunteers from ihe community. Our  president, Flora Sim, reported  on the concert given by Nikki  Weber and Friends in late  November in Gibsons, with proceeds lo the unit. These are  especially good friends lo not  only Ihe Sunshine Coast Unit,  but also to Camp Good Times at  Roberts Creek and the Teen-  Peer Counselling Retreat at  Pender Harbour.  Rohi Peiraschuk reported  about the latter which had been  held al her family's properly.  This was a first for Ihe Canadian Cancer Society and the co-  sponsor, Children's Hospital,  and there was a good response  from all involved.  The Sunshine Coast Unit is  an active one which has enjoyed  the splendid co-operation of its  members, its dedicated volunteers and all of the Sunshine  Coasl communities.  sechelt scenario  oavis bay news  I.ions cluh presidents Dave Kinipiiisky and Cliff Moss  congratulate each other on the successful resurrection of  the annual Polar Bear Swim held al Davis Bay on New  Years Day. Joel   Johnstone   photo.  byM��rg��retW��tt,M5-33M  Happy New Year and welcome back lo all of  you. I hope Ihe holidays were everything you  wished them to be, and more.  To start off the New Year, Capilano College  has a number of courses thai they're offering on  their new campus located in the Sechelt Indian  Band's House of Hewhiwus complex. Courses are  also held in Capilano College's North Campus on  Inlet Avenue. Check out the brochure which you  ���should have received by now in Ihe mail, or phone  885-9310 for more information.  Eldercollege, through Capilano College, is  offering a variety of courses lo be held locally at a  reasonable cost, and at convenient limes. Eldercollege is for students who are 55 years of age or  more. For more information on this course, call  Julie Southersl at 885-9310 or Edith delaHaye at  885-3592.  Writers' Forge  The Suncoasl Writers' Forge will resume its  monthly meetings for 1992 with its January 8  meeting in Rockwood Centre. The meeting starts  golden lifelines  at 7:30 pm in the diningroom of the centre.  Just a reminder of the writing contest being put  on by the forge. The deadline is February 15, I  believe, hut you may pick up an entry form at Ihe  Coast News office in Sechelt and make sure. The  categories are fiction and non-fiction and there are  three prizes in each category. Word count is no  more than 1200 words and they're very strict about  this, so count those words.  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary  The Annual General Meeting of Si. Mary's  Hospital Auxiliary,' Sechell Branch, will be held  Monday, January 13 at 11 am at the Wharf Restaurant. For tickets to the luncheon, call Erika al 885-  5775 or Marlis at 885-7793.  Parent and Tot Drop-In  This is your chance lo meet other mothers and  relax with a cup of coffee while you talk about  your little ones. A great way lo diffuse anxiety  about parenting. The Sechell Drop-In is every  Monday al Si. Hilda's Hall from 9:30 lo 11:30 am.  Fee is three dollars per parent and child. Family  rale is five dollars.  by Joyce Ottry  Happy New Year! Depending on how one looks al it, the  weather has either been frightful  or delightful. The adventurous  can attach those sticks to the  boots and go shussing down Ihe  mountain. (At one time my  favourile participation sport!) I  tried several numbers for  Whistler and was pul on hold  (listening to ghastly music) so  many limes I gave up. Last  year's prices at Whistler was  $30, a one day rate; and Black-  comb $15, for those who are 65  plus.  There are some interesting  packages (geared lo older folk)  available in the Whistler area.  Phone 932-2394 for the  Whistler Activity and Information Centre for further information,  Cypress Bowl day-rale for  seniors is still $11 and has good  packages. For information  phone 926-5612. Mount Seymour has gone up to $12 and  ihe phone number is 986-2261.  Grouse Mountain has gone up  from $10 to $14 per day. All of  these areas are best skied on  weekdays. There are better  manners seen on the slopes then  than on the weekends.  Seniors Activities Restart  Most all seniors activities  begin again. Aggravation, Tuesday, January 14; Crib and  Whist, Tuesday, January 7; Car  pet Bowling, Monday, January  6; Crafts, Thursday, January 9;  Exercises, Monday, January 6;  Five Pin Bowling, Friday, January 10; Social Bingo, Thursday, January 9.  STUART FLOWCHART  DENTURIST  Member of the  B.C. Denturist Assoc.  #302 Teredo Square  Sechelt, B.C.  Phone: 885-2633  COMMUNITY MEETINGS-  INTRODUCING  NfW Personal Choice* Program  QuickCs  ^Control  10 Week Session for $99.99  Discount rates lor seniors & youths  Registration Meeting  Wednesday, Jan. 8  7 p.m.  Gibsons Catholic Church Hall  Corner of Hwy 101 & Park Rd.  * Minimum 25 people must register  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL:  Carol  Barbara  Dalyce  886-7454  886-7534  886-2198  C 1992 Woighl Watchers International, Inc. All rights reserved WEIGHT WATCHERS and  PERSONAL CHOICE are registered trademarks ol Weigh! Watchers International. Inc.  U5-M2*  Hundreds of spectators lined  the wharf and beach in Davis  Bay on New Year's Day lo  walch the annual Polar Bear  Swim. Amidst Ihe cheers and  whistles of the onlookers, 45  brave souls plunged into ihe  briny, cold waters of the bay.  The soulful sound of the bagpipes wafted across the scene as  ihe swimmers gasped, squealed,  shrieked and whooped when  they hit the icy water.  The entrants included all  ages and both sexes, although  men were predominant. However, ihe females succeeded in  staying in the water for longer!  Melte Hoegh and Selena  Huffman won for being the  'longest in the water' which  was judged to be 10 minutes  plus! Incidentally, Metie is an  exchange student from Greenland who is currently spending  ihe school year with Heather  Blackwood, whose daughter is  spending her school year in Portugal.  The 'best costume' prize  went to 'witch' Darlene  Humbird who lit up the waters  with her bright red outfit and  black witch's hal.  The youngest plunger was  Colwyn Sleep, four years old,  while ihe oldest was Jenny  Saunders al 65 years. Hooray  for the Welshmen! Our claim lo  fame?  The swim was a great way to  kick off the New Year 1992. It  proves the community will support this sort of family entertainment and may provide an  incentive to other groups lo plan  more events of this nature.  Many thanks lo the fellas who  patrolled Ihe waters, Ihe ambulance people standing by and  the RCMP for the great traffic  control - you did a great job!  Quick Notes  The polluck dinner will be  held at the hall on Sunday, January 12 al 6 pm. This is the  kick-off dinner for the New  Year, so please plan to attend.  Terry Gardiner was delighted  lo have her daughter and son-in-  law, Kathleen and Tom from  Denver, Colorado home for the  holidays. A Sunshine Coasl  welcome lo you!  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Eva will be celebrating her 92nd birthday on January 10 and il  would be nice to think that she will be well enough  to be back home for the occasion. According lo  reports, she is coining along quite nicely in Si.  Mary's Hospital. Have a happy birthday, Eva and  know lhat friends are thinking about you and wishing you well.  New Year in California  This year we brought in the New Year far from  our traditional Scottish Hogmanay celebration.  Along with family in San Jose, California, we  spent the evening al an Italian Restaurant where  the champagne flowed like water and entertainment was provided by several opera singers, all of  whom were of the highest quality. No amateurs  there. The orchestra was wonderful too and the  fixxl plentiful. The whole atmosphere was that of a  great party where everyone got together and had a  happy time. All that was missing was a group of  friends from Halfmoon Bay whose company we  really did miss, especially those with whom we  usually bring in the New Year.  Only in California could a proposal of marriage  lake place such as the one we witnessed on this  New Year's Eve. A dapper young man took over  the mike, and, in front of at least 150 people, got  down on his knees, tuxedo and all, and asked lor  the young lady's hand in marriage. She immediately said "Yes," much to the joy of those present,  and everyone took part in a toast to the young couple. It might have been more fun had she said "I'll  think about it," but 1 guess she was too overwhelmed to hesitate.  The couple at the table next to ours spent the  entire evening kissing and hugging, real hot stuff,  and we wondered about them, because they were  certainly not a young couple. Someone at another  table asked them if they were just married.  "Oh," said the guy, "we're both married, but  not to each other. That's why we get along so  well."  Only in California!  St. Mary's Auxilary To Meet  The Halfmoon Bay branch of St. Man's Hospital Auxilary will be holding their next meeting at  Coopers Green Hall at 10 am on Monday Jan 13.  All members are asked to be sure to bring a note of  hours worked during the past year.  Now thai we are back home, would you please  give me a call in the evenings if you have any  news items or events 1 should mention. Would be  particularly pleased to learn who had the first Halt-  moon Bay baby of the year. Please let me know  Meantime, a happy and healthy New Year to  you all.  Coast students travel to  Japan and Thailand  by Jane Sayd  Two students from the Sunshine Coast will be heading off  to the far east this spring as part  of a cultural exchange program  sponsored by Ihe Ministry of  Education.  Kelly Milroy of Chatelech  Secondary and Brad Cotter of  Pender Harbour Secondary will  be packing their bags in April to  head off to Thailand and Japan,  respectively, for a three-month  stay. The trips are part of a program designed by the ministry  to foster cultural ties with Pacific Rim areas like Japan, Hong  Kong, and Malaysia. The students from the Coast will be  two of IS students taking part in  the program across the  province. Each student is billet- '���  ed with a host family and puts  up $500 towards ihe trip, while  the Ministry of Education picks  up the rest of expenses.  Both students are excited  about the prospect of iheir trip.  Kelly Milroy, who will be  heading off to Thailand says  she'll be most interested in the  qualities which make that country different from Canada, from  the Buddhist religious festivals  to the spicy food. She'll also be  interested to find out what it's  like to be different herself - to  be seen as a member of a  minority rather than the dominant cultural group. "They  speak a lot of English, but they  don't look like you and I," she  says, "The shoe will be on the  other fool."  Since learning of the  exchange program, Kelly has  spent time both in the library  looking up information on Thailand and talking to previous  VAk"***^  ANNOUNCING  18    9   2  1  ]  INI  Grants from $100 to $15,000 are available for non-profit groups who wish to  undertake a project that promotes forestry awareness in British Columbia.  For more information or an application, please contact any B.C. Ministry  of Forests, Forestry Canada or government agents' office or write: Green Gold  Grants Program, 910 Government St., P.O. Box 40047, Victoria, B.C. V8W 3N3.  Applications must be received no later than February 28,1992.  Canada  Canada - British Columbia  Partnership Agreement on  Forest Resource Development: FRDAII  V  Trips part of new provincial  Pacific Rim exchange program  exchange students who have  visited the country. When she  arrives in the spring, it should  be in time for the Rocket Festival (held in honour of a Buddhist god) and the end of the  rainy season, she says.  Meanwhile, Brad Cotter will  be travelling to Sendai city, near  Toyko to learn about Japanese  culture. While he's away, he'll  also be trying lo pick up some  of a new language, "which  should make il interesting," he  says.  Cotter and Milroy were chosen for the Sunshine Coast  placements after being interviewed by a selection commit  tee, which looked for  motivation, independence and  responsibility, among other  qualities. Consideration was  also given to how well students  would represent Canada in  another country. During the  interviews, students answered  tough questions which have  been known to stump even  astute politicians, which included issues on free trade, Quebec  separatism, and Native rights, to  name a few.  "It's kind of a big shock,"  says Kelly, "I'm sure it won't  really sink in until a month  before I leave."  Landmarks  Reveal  History  by Peter Trowtr  Although Ihe communities of  Davis Bay and Selma Park have  their separate identities, they are  close enough to Sechelt lo be  considered suburbs of the town  Both places were first settled in  the late 1890s. Davis Bay was  once a Union Steamship stop  and still retains its government  wharf. Il boasts one of the few  sandy beaches on Ihe Sunshine  Coasl and is a popular spot for  swimmers in the summer  months,  The town of Sechelt grew up  around the long-established  Indian Reserve from which il  takes its name. The Sechelt  Band are Ihe original inhahi  units of this area and have lived  here for hundreds of years. The  historic church on the reserve  signifies iheir conversion lo  Christianity in Ihe late 1800s. A  fascinating account of their  myths, legends and early history  may be found in The Story Of  The Sechell Nation by local  historian, Lester Peterson (Harbour).  The Sechelts created an  important precedent a few years  back when they became Ihe first  Native band in Canada lo  achieve self-government, They  own and operate several successful businesses including a  gravel pit and an air charter service.  The first white landowner in  Sechelt was a man named John  Scales, a former member of  Colonel Moody's Royal Engineers. He made his original  application in 1869. The first  legal survey of the area was  conducted by William Sugden  Jemmel in 1875. Two of the  earliest families to settle on this  part of the Peninsula were the  Cooks and the Whilakers. They  first pre-empted land here in the  early 1890s. Others soon followed and gradually the present  day town began to materialize  from the wilderness.  The first hole! in Sechelt was  built in 1899 near the beach by  Bert Whilaker. It was destroyed  by fire in 1914. A second hotel  met the same fate in 1937.  Sechelt's third hotel had a  somewhat longer life span.  Known as the Sechelt Inn, it  was operated by the Union  Steamship Company from 1926  until 1952. The Inn continued  under private ownership until  1963 when, like its predecessors, it too went up in flames.  One historic hostelry thai  managed to survive is the  Wakefield Inn, north of Sechell.  Built in 1926, it served as a private home until 1940. In thai  year il was sold and converted  to a beer parlor. It has functioned in this capacity ever  since, under a variety of owners.  Directly across the road from  the Wakefield is a derelict log  cabin that also dates back to the  20s. During the 30s, il served as  a combination police station and  relief office. Abandoned during  Ihe 40s, il was re-activated as a  coffee shop in the 50s. It has  stood forlornly empty now for  many years.  Need that  High School  Diploma?  Sunshine Coast  Part Time Education Program  (School District #46)  can help you get it!  Courses offered Include:  Math 9,10  Communications 10  Science 9,10  Soclalsl0.il  History 12  Algebra 11  Chemistry 11  English 11,12  Minimum of 3 students requited lor a course to be offered.  Flexible houisl  Informal setlingl  Qualified teachersi  One-time registration feat  Phone ��� 886-3844!  mmmm Coast News, January o, \~>ii.  community  Youngsters   al   Serendipity   Preschool   In   Madeira   Park   sang   for   seniors   from  Hurhoursidc Friendships over the holidays. Valerie Vmall photo.  egmontnews  by Lynn Mass, 883-1188  Wow! What a great Christmas party. We were running a  bit late, but nevertheless, we  still wheeled in just in time to  dig in. (Thank God for 'Egmont  time'). As usual there was a  vast assortment of delicacies  conjured up in kitchens from  Ruby Lake to Egmont Road. I  believe one lasagna even made  it all the way from West Vancouver.  When all appetites were  sated, and tea and Java were  making the rounds, the  Skookum Scrappers drew the  winning ticket for the long  awaited 'most beautiful quilt in  sechelt council notes  the world' raffle. The very  lucky winner is Chris Harrison  of Calgary. He was up this summer working on his folks' place  in old Egmont, when Frank  Nichol scooted over and talked  htm into spending a loony.  Well, all of us who thought we  would win were kind of long-  faced, but not for long. Santa  Dude, king of elves had arrived!  The children gathered in a  big circle right round his big red  chair and after three big cheers  for the town of Egmont (instituted by Santa himself), he proceeded to pick out surprizes  from his bulging sack. It was  wonderful to see all the smiles  Mayor Nancy MacLarty opened the Jan. 2 meeting by wishing  everyone a Happy New Year and noting that 1992 is a leap year. "We  have an extra day this year," she told council. "We're bound to  accomplish a lot more."  Bus Service Discussed  Council would like to see greater bus service offered to Sechell  residents, particularly to the arena and to residential areas. Sechelt  residents pay for transit through their taxes, said Mayor Nancy  MacLarty, but few people away from Ihe core of the district can take  advantage of the service. "I think we have to cover more residential  areas as well," she said.  Meanwhile, the Sunshine Coast Transit System has just introduced  monthly bus passes for the Coasl at rates of $27/adull, $24/senior and  $24/student. Passes are available at the regional district office.  The transit system provided 55,000 rides on the Coast in 1991. For  information on routes and schedules, residents can call transit information at 885-3234.  Arcade and Smoking By-laws Considered  At the Jan. 2 meeting, Council gave third reading to a by-law  defining an "Amusement Arcade" as an establishment containing  more than three coin-operated "electronic game machines". Under  existing zoning, arcades are not a permitted use of property in the  municipality. This means that anyone wishing to open an arcade  would have to apply to council for special consideration. Existing  businesses will not be affected by the by-law.  Third reading was also given to a new nonsmoking by-law proposed by the District, which would place restrictions on smoking in  areas of local businesses and many public locations.  Conflict of Interest Rules Discussed  Council has decided to seek further clarification on the results of a  recent BC Supreme Court decision regarding potential conflict-of-  interest for voting council members. The results of the court decision,  which involved a case between Harwood Industries Ltd. and the District of Surrey, mean that it is no longer sufficient for council members to "abstain" from voting on issues where there is a perceived  conflict of interest. In the case of a tie vole, if a council member is  present during and after the portion of the meeting when the issue is  discussed, an abstention will be considered a "positive" vote on the  recommendation. Il was unclear, however, whether council members  would lie considered lo have voted "positively" if they were present  for other parts of a council meeting. Sechelt Planner Rob Sabine said  he would seek clarification of this issue. In the meantime, Mayor  Nancy MacLarty suggested council members request any issues  involving potential conflict of interest be included al the very end of  council meetings.  We Still Hake  House  ALLIED  The Careful Movers  In a day when personal service seems like a chapter from history,  you'll be pleased with Allled's genuine concern. Call us. We'll  make a helpful house call...rlght away.  LEU WRhTS TRANSFER LTD.  Custom packing, storage, local * long distance moving.  HWY 101, GIBSONS      'E��S?��EZr 886-2664  and hear the laughter. The hall  was filled with warmth and  good vibes, while the wind and  rain swirled around outside.  After the dinner this household was called upon to reveal  Ihe origin of the mysterious  'walnut balls' that were part of  the spread. Okay! Okay! Karin  Hunt made them and she was  kind enough to pass on the  recipe. Here il is: Walnut Balls:  3/4 cup bread crumbs, 1/2 cup  chopped walnuts, one small  onion (chopped fine), 1/2 cup  grated cheese, 2 eggs, 1/8 teaspoon poultry seasoning. Mix  all ingredients and shape into  walnut-sized balls. Brown in  oil. Yummy with spaghetti.  School Update  A small but hardy work crew  of Bill, Ron, Adam, Geoff,  Marten, Uriah and Rob all got  together to build some frames i  with cedar and plastic and did  all the large windows in the  school. What a success. The  temperature soared to 18  degrees centigrade from a norm  of 10 degrees. Right on boys  and thanks for the help.  harbour watch  by Jacalyn Vincent  883-2840  Are you being affected by the  rezoning in our area? The  regional board will be having a  general public meeting in the  Pender Harbour area al the end  of January or early February to  discuss the zoning. If you have  any questions now, please  contact Dave Olmstead in the  planning department al the  regional board in Sechell, 885-  2261.  Darts  A reminder that dan night at  the Garden Bay Pub on Sunday  evenings begins at 8 pm. There  are openings still available if  you would like to join. If you  would like to drop in , Wednesday evening at 7:30 pm is drop-  in dart night.  Well Attended Parties  The Royal Canadian Legion  Branch 112 and the Garden Bay  Pub would both like to thank all  those who attended their New  Year's parties and the staff for  hours of devoted help and the  designated drivers who all made  the New Year's celebrations  such a great hit!  As The Tide Changes  For those who included sushi  in their New Year's dinner, you  probably didn't eat as much as  Peter Dowdeswell, who  devoured one and a half pounds  in one minute, 13 and a half  seconds!  Congratulations to Dave and  Annie Christian who welcomed  a beautiful baby boy into the  world, weighing 8 pounds, 3  ounces.  Until next week - be good to  yourself.  Baha'i  Faith  The IMin'i teachings speak  not only to the spirit of  man, hut to the heart.  FOR INFORMATION  Call .886-2078  or 885-7259  W                                        BbSafli  Kal  CHRISTIAN LIFE ASSEMBLY  (Furincrly Gibsons Pentecostal Church)  S<tin(.l Road, opposite R.GM.P  SuikI.iv School                9:45 am  Morning Worship            1 i :00 am  Sunday Evening Servl< e    7:00 pm  Phone: Church Office ��� 886-7107  Pastor Kay Austin          88MB44  Youth Pastor). Morris    BIUV3499  ST BARTHOLOMEW'S  ANGLICAN CHURCH  llwy 101 at North Rd. 886-7410  Serving Gibsons A Roberts Creed  Worship & Bible Study  Wednesday                    10:30 am  Parish Family Eucharist  Sunday                       10:30 am  All Are Welcnmv  Affiliated with me Penta ostal  Assemblies of Canada  The Rev. Esther NoiIh, Rector  THE UNITED CHURCH OF  CANADA  Sunday Worship Service  Gibsons  Classfoi d Road                11:13 am  Sunday School                litis am  St. |ohn'��  Davis fi.iy Road and  Slmpkini Road                  9:30 am  Sunday School                  9:Juam  QMCE  (REFORMED PRESBYTERIAN)  Crtll'KCH  Sunday  II, in am         SI. Hilda's, Sechell  7:00 pm                        lo Homes  Wednesday  7:1(1 pm                Pastor's Office  1 Cameron Eraser  Home ��� nn5-748fl / (Mine ��� 8115.97(17  timw in Grace  Revetend lir-ri Ramsay  Church telephone 086-U33  P            ANGLICAN  ��� ^         CHURCH  1   ^\      OF CANADA  St. Hilda's, Sechelt  8:0(1 am - 9:30 am  St. Andrew's, Pender Harbour  11:10 am  CHRISTIAN SCIENCE  SOCIETY  in Creenecourl Hall  Medusa St., Sechell  Sunday Services               11:00 am  A Warm Invitation To All  for information please call  885-2506 or W15-1MB  We friend1 a Warm Welcome to All  885-5019  Rev. lune Maffin ��� Rev. Dan Clifford  ROMAN CATHOLIC  CHURCH  Mass Schedule  Saturday  5:0(1 pm                SI Mary's, Gibsons  Sunday  HAS am                 Our Lady of Lomdes  9:45 am                 Holy Family, Sechelt  11:40 am              SI. Man/s, Gibsons  GIBSONS COMMUNITY  FELLOWSHIP  Welcomes You To loin Us in  Sunday Worship  Children's Progress              10:00 am  rayer                               IO:iH) am  Morning Worship Service    10:45 am  Wednesday                        7:00 pm  Confessions  Sechell  1st* 3rd Sal 4 IK)-4:30 pm  Gibsons  2nd A 4lli Sal 430- 5:00 pm  Telephone "85-9526  599 Cowei Point Road  886-7049  Pastor Monty MacLean  WOW! All this week.  "Dollar A Bag" Days  c$0> Thrifty*  HELP THE  Donations    8S6-24SS or Bo> S9S  fmMtSt*  SUN SPEC! AUS  LosCabos Puerto Vatata  From $429 a�� only From $399 *# only  From $659,  Other Destinations Available at Special  CONDITIONS MHM.V ��� TAXES EXTRA  ^.-*y 886-2522 B..id.G  886-2522  Bnsida Gibsons Medical Clinic 886*3381  'Kenmar  'Draperies  &  NEEDLECRAFT SUPPLIES  383-2274  BUILDING  SUPPUES  HARBOUR  BOATTOPS  883-2929  Tii(>s, 7'nr/is b Cowrs  Upholstery & Repairs  MADEIRA  MARINA  FOODLINER  Check our flyer  ,.,:   MARINA  PHARMACY  883-2HH8  'John Henry's  MARINA  TOTAL SHOPPING  7 DAYS A WEEK  All Chevron Products   883-2253  TAFFY'S  Family Clothing Store  & Lotto Centre  |0*OFF FOR ALL SENIORS  Madeira Park Centre  ��*  Pendet Harbour's ONLY  Full Line Sporting Goods Store  Francis Penensula Place  Corner ol Sunshine Coasl Hwy. &  Ftancis Peninsula Rd. 883-2763  CONTRACTING  MOBILE HOMES  NEW AND USED  INSTANT HOUSING  883-9338 OR 580-4321  CALL COLLECT  pender harbour  Golf Course  Visitors Welcome  1/2 M. North ot Garden Bay Rd.,  Hwy 101 883-9541  Pender  Harbour  Legion  Branch 112  Members & Quests  Always Welcome  Telephone 883-9632  rVnJ.-r Hirhour, BC        883-2630  UVF. BAIT ��� TACKLE SHOr  CONVF.NIBNCB STORE  Madeira Park Fun House  Video games, pool & snack bar  Nightly tournaments - prizes  Wed. night ladies & girls only  5:1)0 - 7.00 pm  Play Bingo?  Have Kids?  leave them in a supervised  atmosphere at the Fun House.  ���       ���       ���  Hours: Mon. - Thurs 3-10 pm  Fri. ��� 3 -1 am, Sat -10 -1 am  Sunday 10 -10 pm  883-9880  ROOFING  It  _jB>inoa  Tar 8 Gravel, Shakes, Bhinglea,  Metal Roofs. Torch On, Durolde  883-9303  HAIRDRESSERS  w (Mix  Miss Sunny's  HAIR ROUTIQUE  883-27 IS  SERVICES  Peninsula Power  & Cable Ltd.  High and low voltage power lines  Outdoor Sub-Stations  883-2218  Ceil. 7111  Ray Hansen Trucking  & Contracting  Gravel, Oeaiing  Septic Systems  S83-S22S  Garden  Bay  Hotel  pub - wmrlront antaurtnr ��� Moonot  Alinwrwn ��� FUnlno Clwirm ��� BIMamn  Pub Restaurant  883-2674 883-9919  Hugh W. Jones  LAWYER  883-95W  PENDER HARBOUR  CHEVRON  Complete Auto Repair  24 HOUR TOWING  883-2392  Pender Harbour  Realty  8839525  FAX:8BW>24 12  Coast News, January 6, 1992  leisure  A NEW APPROACH TO YOUR  RRSP SAVINGS! SUPERFLEX  Instant tax receipts ��� Guaranteed rates  Longer terms ��� Easier to make contributions.  Suite 1306. Metrotown Place 4330 Kingsway.  Burnaby. BC V5H4G7  Business 430 0455 ���   Fan 439-1476  Home 942 0824 ��� Call Colled  OHome y4<r gaifa > can conec  SunLife  See the Difference tbe Sun Makes!  nining  uide  YomaoUttomikmtkiam  .A  t'yPlllfli  ERNIE &  GWENS  A favorite Suncoast I      place for quick and  enjoyable nourishment  Here's Why... Over 75 Choices  Dinners- Sealood. Fish & Chips  Buigeis-18 kinds  Subs- 5 Kinds  Pizza- 16 Genetous Toppings  Chicken- Dinners, Pieces, Strips, and Nuggets  French Fries- With or Without Ginvy  Salads- Potatoe, Macaroni, Cole Slaw  Desserts- Apple Pie  Ice Cieam- Cones, Containers, Chocolate Dips,  Sundaes & Banana Splits  Free home delivery within 4 miles, alter 5pm,0h $ WOO  minimum orders. Small charge tor orders under $10.00  Come in and discover yourtavonteat Ernies & Gwens  FAMILY DINING  Andy's Restaurant - Lunch and dinner  BHclal every day. Bvsry Wednesday  iii|iht is hum' Rib Ni|!.il iitniM" special'  lies iiuimii- veal ihslit's, Meaki, seafood,  pasta, plzsa, Trrai foot! mid lots <>i m u  dishes Don't miss Andy'i fereti Brunch  Buffet every Sunday from 11 am - 2 w  pm Hwy 101, Gibsons, 886-3388 Open  Sunday and Monday 11 am ��� t pm,  Tuesday - Saturday 11 am - m r>in  The Boat House ��� lust a fern ride iwsy  in beautiful Honeshoe Bay, offering daily  choices i'i fresh and flush frozen seafood  from the VVest, Bast and Oulf Coasts as  well as :i variety ol other ipectslrJes, Join  us atii'i 5 |mii liit dintk'r nt Ini our spec-  laculai Sunday Brunei., scrvrd between  10 K) am ami 2 pm Friendly service in a  relaxed atmosphere and faliulous meals  are just some ol the reasons you'll keep  coming hack. If you have an important  rendezvous or a ferry ro catch, please lei  us know and we'll make Ihe necessary  accommodations. For reservations call  921-8188. All major credit cards accepted.  Cafe Pierrot - Cnmfonahle atmosphere  with warm, helpful staff Homemade pastas, quiches and daily specials arc all prepared with the fresliest ingredients ��� both  healthful and delicious Our whole wheat  bread and scrumptious (lessens are baked  fresh daily, on the premises. Outside dining, take out orders tor the beach and cap-  pucino are available. The Coasts B  bistro...as unique as the Coast Itself.  Monday to Saturday, 9 am - 3 pm Closed  Sunday, Teredo Square, Sechelt. Phone  ahead for your lunch! 883-9962  Coast Club Clft ��� Bright, open, casual  dining for breakfast and lunch Fresh is  (Ik order of the day for all of our menu  items. Big burgers, pasta dishes, Mexican  specials, sandwiches, salads and a variety  of daily features. With a European flair,  the ('oast Cluh Cale offers dining at reasonable prices Open from 6 am daily.  Join us for weekend brunch. 3319 Whart  Ave., Sechelt, 883-9344. Visa,  Mastercard and American Express accepted - seating tut 60  Hald-A-Wiy Restaurant - Bring the  whole family and join us for great dining  at the Haid-A-Way Restaurant in Gibsons  ��� Motor Inn on Hwy 101 at Park Rd Out  I friendly, helpful staff and warm, pleasant  atmosphere will add to your enjoyment of  our excellent breakfast, lunch and dinner  menu, which includes a children's HO  lion We're open Sun to Wed. from 3 30  am until 9 pm, and Thurs. to Sat fiom  3 H) am until 10 pm Sunday oiu tegular  i !m-aktasl menu is altered (torn 1:30 - 10  mil In addition we offer a fabulous  Sunday Buffet Biiiih.Ii, 11 am - 2 30 pm,  featuring a scrumptious salad liai, with a  large selection of hot arid cold dishes and  desserts Eat lo your heart's content.  Reservations 886-4301. 55 seals plus banquet toom.  The Omega Pizza, Steak and Lobster  House - With a perfect view of Gibsons  Marina, and a good lime atmosphere, the  Omega is a people-watcher's paradise.  You'll often see Bruno Cirrus-si, former  star of the Beachcombers, dining here.  Menu includes pizza, pasta, steaks and  seafood. Steaks and seafood are their specialties. Banquet facilities available. Very  special children's menu. Reservations recommended. Located in Gibsons. 886-  2268 Open for lunch Mon. - Fri., 11:30 -  2:30; dinner daily 4 - 9 pm, Fri- & Sat.,  'ill 10 pm.  Village Restaurant - Cozy family style  cafe with an extensive menu featuring  special pasta dishes, steak and srafood  dinners. Come in and check out our daily  lunch and dinner specials or have break-  fist anytime, Saturdays are Prime Rib  nights. Fully licenced. Open 7 days a  week, Mon. ��� Thurs. 7 am to 8 pm; Fri.,  Sat. & Sun., 7 am to 9 pm. 5663 Cowrie  Street, Sechell. 883-9811. Visa A  Mastercard accepted.  NIGHT ON THE TOWN  Creek House - intimate dining and  European cuisine in a sophisticated yet  casual atmosphrtn We serve i"*'k of  lamb, duck, crab, clams, scallops, steaks.  also daily specials. Reservations recom*  mended. RnlH-rts Creek Road and Beach  Avenue - 885-9321 Open 6pm Closed  Mondays    A    Tuesdays     Visa    A  Mastercard, 40 sous  Tbe Wharf   open fot breakfast, lunch  ami dinner seven days a week.  Breathtaking ocean view and sunsets  from every tafile Continental cuisine and  Seafood at lU best. Sunday Himu h from 8  am - 2 pm Fully licenced and air  conditio ned Dinm-i reservation! recom*  mended Hwy 101, Davis Bay 8RV7283.  Backeddy Pub - Enjoy the natural beamy  of Jeivis Inlet while tasting one of our  many homestyle specialties in Ihe puh, or  the casual surroundings of out family  restaurant. Our "Skookum Burger" is a  challenge to the biggest appetite New  pub hours: Monday ��� Friday I M0 -  11:30, Saturday and Sunday 11 to closing.  New kitchen hours: Monday ��� Friday  11:30 - 7:30, Saturday and Sunday 11 30  to 8:30 Backeddy Puh - located 1/2 mile  north of Efimonl on Maple Road.  Cedars Neighbourhood Pub - Great  food every day all 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,  Masteicard and reservations accepted.  886-8171.  Irvlna't Landing Pub - Dinner menu  offers a variety of appetizers ami entrees  featuring local produce and fresh seafood  in a relaxed setting with ocean view.  Average dinner for two, $30 We're now  open Wednesday through Sunday, 12  noon till 11 pm with out kitchen open  from noon till 8 pm Pender Harbour,  883-1143. Mastercard A Visa Fully  licenced.  FINE DINING  Blue Heron Inn - Enjoy the view of East  Porpoise Bay from your table at the Blue  Heron Inn, located on the walerfiotit al  Porpoise Bay  Relax and enjoy a superb  dining experience Reservations are  requited for dinner Winter hours Wed -  Sun, Lunch II am - 2 pm, dinner 5 pm  883-1847.  The Terract at Bonnlebrook ihe  Terrace al Bonniebrook, olfets superb  West Coast cuisine in a picturesque and  lelaxirijE lodge selling We offer fiesh  local BC food, expertly prepared in a varied menu of appetizers, entrees and  desserts. Follow Gower Point Road in  Ocean Beach Esplanade Our hours are:  Fri., Sat., Sim, 5:30 - 9:30 pm. To book  special events, please call 886-2887.  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 5 pm  only, on $10 minimum orders. Small  as  A trip north, to the end of the road  By Stuart lumsldt  It -Lined with the most basic  of noil reproductive urges, the  desire to get away from the  stress and commotion associated with living from hand to  banker's mouth on a semimonthly basis.  1 had a week's holiday over  Christmas and my girlfriend  was temporarily freed from the  confines of higher education. So  we. like many hardier northern  souls, opted lo scrape together  our mutual resources and head  for a warmer clime, seeking a  temporary but necessary  reprieve from the familiar  Coastal drizzle.  "$155?" I asked, somewhat  taken aback when the post  Christmas ripples had settled on  our monetary pool. "If we spend  a night in Vancouver we won't  have enough money left for Ihe  ferry home."  A naked, ugly and all too  familiar reality began to peak  from behind a curtain of high  hopes - post holiday depression  before Ihe vacation had begun.  The beast had to be beaten  back with a stick; a course of  action was better than ticking  away scarce and precious free  time just to return to the seldom-quiet desperation of editorial deadlines.  The answer lay, as many  Canadians seeking good fortune  instinctively know, to the north.  We would snake bravely up  Highway 101 far north, north to  where bears are bears and men  are scarce.  "Quick Laura, consult the  map!" I cried.  "Lund?" she asked after  Rand McNally had beet, scrutinized, "What's in Lund?"  "It's the End of the Road," 1  said. "It's a place everyone talks  about but where no one living  has ever been. Kinda' like  heaven."  Two days later, with the loan  of a Volkswagon camper from  indulgent parents, we were  heading North, motoring  smoothly toward destiny.  In truth, it's not thai far. An  hour and a half's "easy driving  time" from Gibsons to Earls  Cove and we boarded the  Queen of Capilano , a glossy  wedding cake of a vessel, sturdy  despite outward appearances.  The trip over was filled with  all the beauty BC can muster in  a single hour and we passed isolated, water-locked fish farms,  wondering what the inhabitants  do for excitement.  They wave at the ferry, we  found out.  Off the ferry in Saltery Bay,  the van slipped smoothly into  first and back onto 101, with  Shangri-La in Ihe offing.  Another half hour brought us to  Powell River, a smaller, more  pleasant town than expected,  except for its bleeding main  artery located just down from  the hospital.  Through Powell River, the  bit now firmly held between the  leeth, Lund was about 30 miles  further with no sizeable human  distractions along the way.  Closing in on the End of the  Road, we were still looking for  a sign of the town that hurried  calculations told us should be  under our wheels.  Banking a hard left toward  the ocean, the highway ended  rather abruptly by going off a  government wharf.  "Is this Lund?" asked the  incredulous Laura as we pulled  to a stop.  For my part, I was straining  my vision down the shoreline,  looking for more commercial  activity than the aging combination hotel, store, pub, restaurant,  and coffee shop on our right.  "I guess so," I responded.  "What does that sign say?"  At the foot of the wharf was  a large sign map and we vacated  the vehicle (lest we ended up  further than the end of the road)  and made our way over to it,  taking note of the multitude of  misshapen, inbred curs that  waggled up for a sniff.  "Things to do in Lund:" read  the welcome sign. "Visit Savary  Island" (located about 10 miles  off the Coast) was the first  offering, soon followed by  enticements to enjoy the  scenery, comb the beaches,  swim, look for wildlife, and so  on.  We saw what looked like  another enterprise across a  vacant lot facing the hotel. We  made for it and found it to be a  gift shop, closed for the winter.  A sign posted outside informed  us we were now in South Lund.  Back in the camper we  vowed to make the most of it.  Relaxation was what we wanted  and Laura had had the foresight  to bring a game of Yatzee.  And relaxation is what we  had, three days of it; short  strolls through the vacant campgrounds we stayed in (the  weather prevented longer forages), sightseeing as Lund's  tourist sign had suggested, and a  lot of Yatzee.  The return trip home was  largely uneventful.  It's a holiday to be recommended for those who are in  earnest about "getting away  from it all", who have no real  expectations of the End of the  Road, and who don't have the  money to fly to Mexico. And  sure as the road don't go no further, when you get back, everyone will ask "What's in Lund?"  New arts telecourses offered on Coast  Sunshine Coast area residents can tune in lo two new visual arts  telecourses this January by Emily Carr College of Art & Design  (ECCAD) and the Open University. The courses highlight a five-tele-  course season presented locally via Knowledge Network broadcasts.  Supplementary materials for the courses will be delivered by mail.  The courses can be taken can be taken for credit with Emily Carr  College or the Open University, credits or simply for the pleasure.  One of the new courses is 'Material and Form", which allows participants to investigate the materials that make up our physical world,  and to explore their application in arts and design. In eleven television session beginning on Jan. 14, students will leant to increase their  awareness of and ability to use wood, metal, plastics, paper, fibres,  <Ot6  (5W Academy ef^katce  Finishing School  Winter Term Emphasis on Basic Modelling  particles, stone, earth, liquid and space itself. Computer animations  will also reveal some of the physical characteristics and ways of processing each type of material.  "Studies in International Cinema" is the second new course available in January. It involves the specialized critical discipline of film  analysis. Twelve films selected from the most interesting current  work from France, Hungary and Germany will be presented on the  Knowledge network Saturday evenings at 10 pm.  Prerequisites apply to those wishing to register in the course for  credit.  Other telecourses beginning in January are "A Survey of Western  Art II", Jan. 6; "Colour; An Introduction", Jan 13; and "Mark &  Image," Jan. 16.  People on the Sunshine Coast who are interested in taking courses  should contact either the Emily Carr College of Art and Design, 844-  3830 or 687-2345; or the Open University, toll free 1-800-663-9711.  Ages 8 -18 Years - Experience not neccessary  Please Call For Details  FINAL REGISTRATION SUNDAY, JAN. 12,3 - 6 PM  885-2263  RAVEN'S Cry  THEATRE  Notice to Patrons  The Theatre is closed  for building & technical  equipment maintenance &  service. Our next feature  will be shown on Jan. 12/92. Coast News, January (>, i wi  leisure  Film from Roberts Creek packs  an emotionally charged message  ky Kuril  An ambitious effort is underway by Roberts Creek locals to  produce a 10 minute film that  tackles head-on one artist's  interpretation of the malaise of  Western, if not all, culture -  patriarchy.  Seanna MacPherson and co-  producer Lori Hagan have been  working on the concept of  "Toothpic" since July of last  year. The film, destined to be  entered in the Canadian Film  Festival circuit, makes use of  computer graphics, live action  and found footage (appealing  images re-created for Him).  In the film, a computer-generated image of a small fellow  representing all things male in  the "constructed" world we live  in is loose upon the earth with a  large gun, destroying whatever  Thursday night  snooker at (libsons  and Sechelt Legions  Is being put to the  test as a doubles  league. Top shooter  Len Homenchuk, left,  is rinding the  competition tierce  but hopes their tour  team Legion Snooker  League will draw  more people looking  Tor a relaxing,  entertaining evening.  Joel Johnstone photo.  he contacts The world being  destroyed, ironically, is also a  creation (conceptually) of the  male figure.  The gun the figure fires  results in mass destruction on  the atomic level.  Not content with plaguing  the outside world, the tiny but  Ramboesque character enters  the home which, in the film, is a  place where animation succumbs to reality.  In the home,"Toothpic's"  only live actor, Barbara Corbctt,  is found doing domestic chores.  Glancing up from her ironing  she sees a reflection of Rambo  in the toaster, firing his potentially lethal weapon at her.  According lo MacPherson,  the woman, upon seeing the  male figure revealed in the  toaster, has three choices; she  can become a victim to male  domination, she can ignore him,  or she can react. Barbara reacts;  but to know how, it will be necessary to view the film.  MacPherson said there is a  challenge she appreciates in  working with short films that  comes from getting as much  message or impact across to Ihe  audience in as short a time as  possible.  "1 find when you're working  with short films you end up  working much more conceptually and much more abstractly  than if you were working with a  full length feature," she said.  "Every element has lo have  some significance."  The first of "Toiithpic's"  three segments was finished just  before Christmas when a filming crew of 18 "high quality"  volunteers spent a weekend  shooting. MacPherson said 10  volunteers were helping with  post production.  And volunteer effort is  appreciated by the artist - funding for the project is still in the  air MacPherson needs to come  up with something over $7,000  of the projected $10,000 budget.  Lack of funding, however,  doesn't deter MacPherson, it's  just a step in the process. It may  also give insight lo the name  she chose for her production  Company, Tightrope Productions.  "I'll raise the money," she  said, "I have to. It comes down  in will and desire, and 1 have to  make  Ihis thing no matter  what"  Concert  helps teen  mothers  Bing Jensen, winner of  'Children's Performer of the  Year' at the 1991 West Coast  Music Awards, has recently  released a brand new children's  album, Human Hands, and the  Sunshine Coasl Teen Parent  Education Association is benefitting from it here on the Sunshine Coast.  Shari finch calls Bing  "...the ultimate children's performer. He has a wonderful  child-like spirit and unique  sense of humour...", while Allan  Kellog in the Edmonton Journal  says Bing "...is a national treasure."  Wearing one of his numerous other hats, Bing has performed on the Coast with  Vancouver band 'Brain Damage'. On his last visit, he played  a fundraiser dance for the Teen  Parent Education Association,  and was only loo willing to  have the association sell his  new album as a fundraiser for  the program at Elphinstone Secondary School.  The association's program  has two components: one is  educational, with young mothers returning to high school to  work towards graduation; the  other is the provision of quality  daycare for their infants and  toddlers at Esprit, the daycare  located on the grounds at  Elphinstone.  The tape is available at Pastimes in Sechelt and Sayward  Books in Sunnycrest Mall. It  costs $13 of which $3 go directly to the Teen Parent Education  Association to support Esprit.  R0CKW00D  events  Community hall becoming too  expensive for locals?  New Year's Eve bomb dropped in Roberts Creek  BOX 2154  SECHEU, B.C. J  VON 3A0  CONTEST  by Stuart tumaloi  It was like being at the tail  end of an all-night party in  which some 200 guests had  been invited. The music was  still playing and about SO die-  hards still hung on, but the life  had gone out of them, really,  and so had the original high-  energy atmosphere. Those  remaining seemed to be waiting  for the sun to come up before  straggling home.  Unfortunately, the scene  depicted is not the aftermath of  night long festivities, but New  Year's Eve at the Roberts Creek  Hall, and the celebration, far  from being over, had only been  underway for an hour and a  half. At 10:30 pm, midnight  seemed an awfully long time  away.  The fifty-plus people at the  hall on the evening of December 31 were the few who dug  deeply enough into their pockets, wallets or purses to come  up with the seemingly outrageous fee of $25 to celebrate at  what was hoped would be a typical 'Creek' party, and to witness the Roberts Creek Blues  Band (RCBB) do their thing.  It's not like the RCBB aren't  good; they played well from 9  pm until they quit around 2 am  with only a moderate number of  breaks, but $25?  The Rolling Stones, AC/DC  and soon the Crash Test Dummies might command a day's  pay for the privilege of seeing  them in concert, but the RCBB  are not that much of a draw.  When the band stopped at 2 am,  there were only a half dozen or  so people remaining in the  building.  Those who attended the  dance were for the large part  people from outside the area  who heard the 'Creek' was the  place to be on New Year's Eve.  It usually is, but this year many  of the locals were apparently  scared away by the cost of the  whole thing.  In return for $25, aside from  the honest efforts of the RCBB,  those in attendance received  party hats and noisemakers,  streamers, and a platter of hors-  d'oeuvres (vegetable slices,  chips, bread and three or four  kinds of dip).  In contrast to New Year's  Eve, some respectably large-  name bands have appeared at  the hall in recent months, and  tickets have been in the neighbourhood of $12 each. Many  have grumbled while paying  even this but have done so  because the events have been in  the name of a worthy cause, like  saving the hall, etc.  And, in truth, ihe proceeds  from the New Year's "bash" are  to go to the Sunshine Coast  Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre.  However, if the organizers  broke even they will have been  incredibly lucky.  If there is a more positive  aspect to the evening, it might  be found in the hope that New  Year's Eve, 1991 will serve as a  lesson for future Roberts Creek  "community events", a lesson  which places community participation and enjoyment on at  least a par with the desire for  profit.  1992 SUNCOASTER MAGAZINE CONTEST  Open to Sunshine Coast Residents  and Forge Members ,  CATEGORIES: Fiction and Non-fiction        4350 'Q  DEADLINE: Feb. 15,1992 PRlZ^  Entry Forms Available at Local Rook Stores     '  and Coasl News Offices in Sechell and Gibsons  NIGHT  January 13-March 16  YOGA WITH SARA GERRING  Beginners 6pm-7:30pin $58 85  Experienced 7:30-9:30pm $64.20  January 14 - March 17  fer 10 weeks  STRETCH FOR HEALTH &  FITNESS WITH ANNE GREGORY  Tuesdays 9:30am-t t :30am $64.20  January 14 - March 17  YOGA WITH CAROL BR0PHY  Beginners 6pm-7;30pm $58 85  Experienced 7:30-9:30pm $64.20  January 21 - March 10  torS weeks  WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP  WITHLYALLNANSON  Instruction tor all levels  Tuesdays 9am ��� 12 noon $85.60  January 22-March 11  foc8 wMks  GUITAR LESSONS  WITH LYNN COHEN  Beginner adults only  Wednesdays 7 - 8pm $64.20  January 22 - March 11  KITCHEN CHEMISTRY FOR KIDS  WITH LYNN COHEN  Wednesdays 3:30-5pm $35  February 1  ANNUAL "FESTIVAL-  GARAGE SALE  Donate your treasures and  join the fun. 10am-3pm  ���  885-2522  THE ROCKWOOD CENTRE  The BACKEDDY  .Marine Pub  Egmont Marina Resort,  Friendly Country Legion  Thursday Night  Starting at 7:30 pm,  Ian.9th.  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Canadians also  spent more than $25 million on  admissions lo Junior "A" games  for the Western hockey League,  the Ontario Hockey League and  the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.  Youth hockey registration is  increasing for both boys and  girls. About 410,000 Canadian  youngsters, including about  8000 girls, were registered in  amateur hockey programs last  year.  Despite its popularity, hockey is not our national sport -  that status belongs lo lacrosse.  The first recorded hockey  game was played in the mid  1800's between British soldiers  stationed in Kingston. Onlario  and Halifax, Nova Scotia.  During its infancy, hockey  was played on unmarked, outdoor rinks with no boards or  nets, just snowbanks and wooden goal posls. As shinny (as it  was known then) became popular across the country, leagues  formed in the 1900's, leading to  Ihe need for indoor rinks and  artificial ice. With the addition  of boards came the need for  protective hockey equipment,  and ihe rules evolved to provide  for penalties and off-ice officials (lime keepers and goal  judges).  The first formal set of hockey rules was developed in the  1870's by a group of students  from McGill University in  Montreal. The McGill rules  introduced a puck - a flat wooden disk - in place of a ball.  Early rules called for nine  players on each team instead of  six. and there were no shifts.  by Stuart Burnsids  Slump jumping, chain rap,  endo, strange sounding phrases  lo the ears of the uninitiated, but  very real terms for the Coast's  growing collection of sport  mountain bikers  Guy Bullen is the president  of Ihe Sunshine Coasl Off Road  Bicycle Association (SCOR-  BA), a non-profit organization  aimed at encouraging the efforts  of serious mountain bike riders  on the Coast.  Bullen started the  organization more  than a year ago lo, as  he puts it, "meet  other people who  were serious about  off-road riding."  He told the  Coast News initial efforts to  organize the club had different  results than lie expected in thai  a great number of people  showed up who were interested  in riding bikes but were not  altogether serious about strenuous off-road riding or competition,  "There were people ranging  from 10 to 60," Bullen said,  "and that wasn't really the idea  of Ihe club."  He said riding with cyclists  of such a random calibre didn't  help serious 'ofl-roaders' with  training because their efforts  wound up limited to the abilities  of the slowest members of the  group.  "Il just didn't work out,"  Bullen said. He noted, however, that alter a weeding out process, SCORBA now consists  mainly of a lew enthusiastic riders and even has sponsorship  from Sechell's Trail Bay S|H>rts  for the more dedicated riders  who want to compete in off-  road racing.  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VON 1V0  & Beams ^XW  sored hy Trail Bay Spam nnil,  although be us older than most  of the Coast's competitive riders at 34, he intends lo race this  year in the Veteran category  Last year he competed in 12  races around the province  including one on the Sunshine  Coast in which some 2IKI racers  (largely from off the Coast) participated.  Also participating in that  race was another Trail Bay team  member, Cymbol Wells, a 21  year-old athlete who  Bullet) calls an  "incredible talent" in  the area of mountain  bike riding  "Sometimes when  I'm riding with  (Wells) and we're  going up a hill,"  Bullen said, "1 locus just on  making it to the lop while Cym  Ixil din's 'wheelies' all the way  up. It's like he's got lungs lhat  are better than other people's."  According to Wells, he has  only lieen in the s|)ort as a competitor for a year but won most  of his races in that lime period,  He raced his first season largely  in the Novice class Following  Novice is the Sportsman category, which is followed hy the  Expert class.  Because of his impressive  showing as a Novice, Wells has  propelled himself over the  Sportsman class lo land with  pedals flying among the  Experts; he will race in Ihe  Expert class in the upcoming  season of March through October.  "It's going to be lough," said  Wells, who is still recovering  from a shattered collar bone  received in a training accident.  "Right now there are about five  guys I know 1 have to beat."  He told Ihe Coasl News he  isn't training particularly hard at  Ihe moment, both because of his  still tender collar bone and  because he is waiting for a new  mountain bike that is to be provided hy sponsors in recognition of his effort and ability  However he says he's going 10  Iw ready for his first race when  the season starts at the end of  March.  Unfortunately for the average race participant, there isn't  much monetary gain from winning a race, according to  Bullen, certainly not enough lo  support a racer, but money can  be made by the really good riders.  He said that beyond the BC  racing circuit there is a calibre  of race called the Pro Elite in  which one competes in major  circuits in the Stales and  Europe.  The World Cup is the pinnacle of off-road bicycle competition, Bullen said riders from  over 40 countries participated in  last year's World Cup, testifying to the growing popularity of  the sport. This year the battle  for the cup will lake place in  Quebec.  Because of mountain biking's growing popularity,  Bullen seems optimistic about  the future of the sporl on Ihe  Coast, and said new members,  both male and female, are  always welcome to join SCOR  BA - as long as they're serious  riders  He said Junior riders (under  19) were also welcome because,  as he pin il, "The younger riders  are Ihe future of the sport."  Interested liders can get more  information about SCORBA  through Bullen at XX5-1956 or  by contacting Jeff at Trail Bay  Sports.  Going Away  on Vacation?  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Gibsons.  II  886-73 lO  SWIMMING POOL SCHEDULE  Mondays & Wednesdays  Early Bird 6.30 8 30  Aqua Fit 9:00-10:00  Parent STol 10:30-11:00  Noon Swim 11 00-1:00  Lessons 3:30-7:30  Swim Club 7:30-8:30  Lengths Only/Masleis 8:30-10:00  Tuesdays A Thursdays  Senioi Fitness  Senior Swim  Adapted Aquatic  Lessons  Adult Lessons  Public  10:00-11 00  11:00-12:00  2:30-3:30  3:30-5:30  5:30-6:00  6:00-8:00  Saturday  Public  Public  2:00-4:00  5:00-7:00  Sunday  Family  Public  Adult underwater hockey8:00-9:00  Tuesday Only  1:30-3:30  3:30-5:30  Fridays  Early Bird  Aqua Fit  Senioi Swim  Noon Swim  Swim Club  Public  For information on course date, times,  and fees, phone Lynn at Gibsons Pool  (886-9415) or leave message at 885-3716.  Gibsons Swimming Pool  886-9415 Coast News, l.inuarv (>, I4MJ
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Second year for Women in Trades
1991 applications doubled, however, program may be discontinued
ky Stuart lumsMs
The Women in Trades (WIT)
program is now into its second
year after a success full first
year of operation.
WIT coordinator Judie
Myers told ihe Coast News
interest in the program doubled
from about iO applicants in
19*31 to around 60 for this year.
"Unfortunately," Myers said,
"we can only choose 16 women
to participate."
The program isn't for every
A'oman," Myers said, "Our students are special people...they
have to be a little more outgoing
than most people, they have to
be willing lo try hard."
WIT gives women hands-on
experience with a wide variety
of trades, from small engine
repair lo construction projects,
and everything in between.
"Il gives the women confidence in the trades," Myers said
of the program," It gives them
experience and lets them decide
if they want lo pursue a certain
trade as a career."
Despite the growing popularity of the program and the benefit it provides. Myers said it was
unlikely Ihe program would
continue in its present form
after 1992 because the federal
government agency responsible
for Ihe program's funding
doesn't view trades-oriented
women on the Coast as a large
pool of participants.
Women In Trades students learn proper technique for
hoisting sheets or plywood.
Stuart Hiunsiilf photo.
Rather than close the program if funding isn't available,
however, Myers said she's discussed the possibility of allowing men into the program to
ensure its continuation.
"We have talked to our project officer and he said the program could run again if we
include men," Myers said. "It
would be really interesting lo
see how many guys would
come out to a course like this."
Myers believes men could
benefit from the program in that
they often use tools and
machinery without really knowing what they're doing.
She said there is a life skills
portion of the program that
would also benefit men because
il teaches survival skills for suc
ceeding or at least coping in the
world.
"1 think the program would
be more difficult with men,"
Myers said, "but if it worked,
men would come out of it and
benefit, and eventually the
atmosphere of the work place
(outside the program) could be
changed."
Gas conversion
grants available
More People Now Eligible for Natural Gas Conversion Grants
The BC Energy and Mines Ministry has announced an expansion of the government's "Clean Choice" grant program to help
residents of Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast convert to
natural gas from other forms of energy.
Eligibility for funding has been expanded, with a new $500
grant for installation of approved natural gas fireplaces and wall
heaters in homes heated by wood or electric baseboards.
Under the existing program, residents and small businesses can
still receive up to $700 in grants for installation of natural gas
forced-air and hot-water space heating systems. Rebates of up to
$200 are also available as an incentive to replace nil and electric
water heaters with natural gas.
Bill LeNeve, or the Davis Bay/Wilson Creek
Community Association presents a Lifeline
communicator unit to Fred Church, co-ordinator or the
Lifeline project for the Sechelt Rotary Club. The first
unit was donated in memory or Lauralee Solli.
A good year ahead for HSPP
Chlorine-light products are popular in environmentally sensitive market
by Stuart Burmida
Things are looking good for
Howe Sound Pulp and Paper's
(HSPP) chlorine free products,
according to HSPP President
Bill Hughes. "We can sell
pretty much all the pulp we can
make right now," he told the
Coasl News.
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Not all Ihe new products are
completely chlorine free.
According to Hughes, the price
for completely chlorine-free
products is higher than for
products made with chlorine
whitening processes so, for
economic reasons, there are
varying degrees of chlorine
content available.
A new grade, dubbed FX, is
made with only a small amount
of chlorine compounds but,
nevertheless, serves to keep the
price down.
The new bleaching process
uses hydrogen peroxide as the
whitening agent. Hydrogen
peroxide breaks down into
oxygen and water.
Hughes said 2000 tonnes of
chlorine-free pulp, made during
production feasibility testing in
October of 1991, was shipped to
Germany in November as a
gauge for the potential demand
for the product. It sold before it
arrived.
He said German markets,
along with markets in
Switzerland and Austria, would
be the destination for the bulk
of HSPP's chlorine free pulp
and accounted for about 25 per
cent of the mill's total export.
The new product will not
mean additional business for
HSPP, but will replace a portion
of the mill's existing product.
However, chlorine-free pulp
is sold at a higher price, making
it a more profitable venture.
"We have no trouble selling the
(chlorine-free)  pulps al  a
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significant upcharge," he said.
"What we'll do," Hughes
said, "is make changes to the
mill so it'll be possible to
produce the (chlorine-free
pulps) at a higher rate. The
(initial) run that we had was
only at about 60 per cent
production."
He said the changes
necessary would be made to
"the metallurgy of some of the
equipment.
"We're not absolutely sure,"
Hughes added, "but we could be
running at 100 per cent capacity
(to produce the chlorine-free
products)."
Hughes attributes the
apparent success of the
chlorine-free products to both a
growing world green movement
where environmentally sensitive
products are desirable, and to
the scarcity of chlorine-free
pulp.
"There is no one better
equipped in Canada than we are
to respond to the demand for
chlorine-free pulp," Hughes
said. "We're the first mill in
North America to produce it."
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N. ol Sechell,  eic. cond.. $267.000.865-5469  ���2  Three bdrm. on 16 acres, poss.  separate addition as a unit w studio or shop, duck pond, horse  shed, zoned lor small business,  walking distance lo Park Plaza  Priced lor quick sale, $125,000.  Call 886-2226. ��3  Very large artist's workshop and 2  homes on 1.31 acres ��� live in one,  renl other 2, pay oil your mortgage al rental price. Jan McKen-  na 885-3211. ss  Drive up Trail Ave., past the arena  S discover Ihe new subdivision  "Eagleview" on Fairview oil Lookout. These view lots with underground wiling are cleared ready  lor your dream home. Signs on  property. Priced Irom $25,000 up.  ANDERSON REALTY  ��� Recreation ��� Retirement  ��� Relocation  FREE  CATALOGUE  5FBF Cowrie Si   Box 1219  Sechelt. BC VON 3A0  885-3211 FAX 685-2899  Van Toll Free 684-8016  3 bdrm. home, almost new, 2  baths, 1400 sq. II., plus large  garage workshop. Spacious corner lol wilh many trees. Asking  $145,000. 1228 Fitchett at Veterans Rd. 886-8651. ss  Gibsons Gower Point choicest  waterlront, panoramic view, 1/2  acre, 581-2904 (Surrey).       ss  48' x 330' ol prime low bank  waterlront in Gibsons Harbour  near Gibsons Marina.. House  needs repair but could be lixed up  lor recreational or rental use.  Properly zoned Tourist Commercial (C-2). Double garage plus  storage shed. $189,500. Phone  Jennifer 1-689-7070. ss  Pebbles Really has opening lor  sell-motivated ambitious person  wishing to begin a career in Real  Estate - Phone 886-8107 lor an  appointment. HI  Shirley Hoehne and Derrick  Cameron are pleased to  announce the birth ol Iheir son,  Thomas Andrew Hoehne  Cameron on October 10,1991,  weighing 8 pounds, 9 ounces at  Victoria General Hospital. Grandparents are Kurt and Chrislel  Hoehne and paternal grandparents are Margaret and Gordon  Cameron. II  We would like lo thank with all our  hearts the wonderful people who  have helped us during Deb's hospital stay and over the Chrtstmas  holidays. The generosity and love  that we have experienced from  these people is very hard to put  into words. Thank you everyone  and may God bless you all Love  Dale, Deb. Amanda and Ashley.  ���1  Sunshine Coast Navy League  would like lo thank all Ihe merchants lor donations for our  Christmas Rallle, the community  lor its support, and a special  thank you lo Sharon Urquhart HI  6.   Personal  FREEI WOMEN'S SUPPORT  GROUP Physically, emotionally, sexually abused? Conlidenlial  nurturing environment, meet  weekly. 885-5881. ��2  Are you a woman in an unhappy  relationship, do you need lo talk?  Call the Sunshine Coast Transition House lor conlidenlial 24 hr.  service. 685-2944. TFN  Notice is hereby given that  Heather Myhill-Jones will return to  the use ol her birth name as of  Jan. 1/92: Heather Anne Blackwood, RRI, Legion Site C86,  Sechelt. HAPPY NEW YEAR! HI  Singles wanted - male or lemale  C.A.M.E.O. Club. Dining, dancing,  social activities. Nick 886-7054,  Mary 886-7825. #1  Announcement  7    Announcement  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  885 2896. 8863463 TFN  Does someone in your family  have a dunking problem' CallAI-  Anon 886-9903, 885-7484, 886-  9059 Al-Aleen 886-2565     NC  Trtgei Relaxation Bodywork.  Specializing in Women's Health  Ellen Besso. 886-8864.        (2  9.   Weddings &  Engagements  MclNTYRE; Passed away  December 24,1991, Allan James  Mclniyre. late ol Sechelt. age 83  years. Survived by one son  Charles of Maple Ridge. No service by request. Private cremali-  ion arrangements through Devlin  Funeral Home. In lieu ol flowers,  donations may be made to the  Cancer Society. #1  THOMSON: Passed away January 1, 1992, Donald Albert  Thomson, late of Gibsons, BC,  age 78 years. Survived by his loving wile, Helen; 1 son Barry  Thomson and wife Cheryl of Mos-  sel Bay, South Africa; 1 daughter,  Mary Solomon and husband Doug  of Gibsons; 5 grandchildren: Graham and wile Jane, Donald,  Calhy, Duncan and David; 1 sister  Ruth Thomson ol Orillia, Ontario.  Funeral service was held Friday,  January 3 in the chapel ol Devlin  Funeral Home, Gibsons. Cremation followed. Flowers gratefully  declined. #1  f  ft  M  'A,  fia��a,wa  Piano Tuning  repairs, appraisals  #  Ken Dalgieish  886-2843  Yvonne Barrie formerly ol ITP  Suncoast Agencies will now be  working as an outside sales rep  lor Elite Travel Call 886-4862 or  886-2522 M  C      A      aSl  \*'A a ft Pita  Amiga computer 1MB. 2 disks,  drives, sleteo monitor punier, lots  ol software $650885-6239.   II  Set ol keys with heart-shaped  holder with name Helen and  leather Nissan holder. Near or  around post office in Gibsons  886-3244, 11  Losl cal, grey/while Persian. Harbour Heighls, School Rd., Gibsons. $25 reward. 886-9372.   ��1  Lab Shep.X Tan with Black Nose,  (loppy ears. Answers Ip Muffin. II  you see her please call 886-8836  ���1  Set ol keys with rabbit's loot. Losl  around mailboxes by Jade  Palace. 886-8129. #1  3 keys on ring lost in lower Gibsons Friendship tag 4 war amp  8B6-2590 11  Dec 28 7:30 Ferry, Mauve Silk  Scarf handmade by my grandfather in hospital. Sentimental  value 886-7570 #1  Sel ol keys on wooden key chain  lound al mouth of Chaster  Creek.886-3272. #1  WANTED: Artists or Crafts  people needing a space large or  small lo sell their work in a new  open mini market concept in  Lower Gibsons. All enqu. welcome. 886-4930 pm 886-8078  days. 61'  Adult children ol Alcoholics or dis-  lunclional families please call  865-2314 or B85-4622 for help.  NC  Local family concerned about Ihe  quality ol care delivered by SI.  Mary's Hospital wishes lo hear  Irom others who may share their  concern. Replies kept confidential. Write to Box 364, c/o Coast  News, Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.,  VON IVO. #1  New Weight Watchers session  beginning Jan. 8. Call 886-7534  or886-219B.  IB  Attention Rain Peoplel There will  be an Ocean Falls reunion on July  4 and 5,1992 in Kamloops, BC.  Tickets now available $30 each,  great Christmas giltsl Send  cheque or money order to: Moe  Danshln 3543 Weslsyde Rd.  Kamloops, BCV2B 7H3, phone I-  579-8418. ��2  Bookshelves! Bookshelves1  Bookshelves! Any size or shape  885-2144 #3  Approximately 10 HP outboard  motor, also 12II aluminum boat  885-095001885-887 11  19. Appliance!  Westinghouse washer 6 dryer,  good working order, $250 OBO.  885-3229. 11  General electric coppetlone  range, gd. cond., $75.886-8513.  #1  Gold fridge, slove, D/W, while  W/D. $200 OBO each. Eves. 886-  0935. #1  White enamel McClary wood  kitchen slove with 2 gas burners  on right side, $250; box ol mini  gas couplings large valves, etc.  Perfection Corporation 6 cullers  best offer. 430-5373. #2  Must Sell - Brand new, never  used quality whirlpool  washer/dryer "slimline stacker"  exc. price. Warranty, will deliver.  886-2461.Lv Mess #1.  RX11 drum machine, $500; Ross  12 channel Mixer. $750: Toshiba  11000 laptop, $500 686-8473 ��2  Woodburning parlour stove, exc.  cond, $150 OBO. 885-0950 or  885-8871 ��1  i  Ambei necklace and bracelet,  appraised $900. sell $400. Similar  necklaces $75. $30 each 886-  8501 il  4" PVC solid oi perforated pipe.  $11; PBS 4", $23; 3" $15; 2". $10;  1 1/2'. $8, all 10' lengths: will  deliver 886 3910 ��5  New Ditrani designer ski |acket.  size 42. M/F. $275 OBO 886-  9097 II  HAV/Striw $4.00/8*  GARDEN MULCH HAY  $3SO/Ba4e  OATS/WHEAT ,10/lb.  Phone 885-9357  TFN  SATELLITE SALES  Green Onion Earth Station  885-5644 TFN  Browning auto, rifle. 306 win. cal  with 2 3/4 Redlield. as new.  $575., o.b.o. 886-7591. ss  12. Pets &  Livestock  Speakers night at Mountain Song  welcomes Peter Morris, sharing  wilh us on spiritual healing, 7pm  Mon., Jan. 13. For into call Janis  885-6170. HI  Sunshine Coast Hospice is oiler-  ing a 20-hour training program in  February lor prospective Hospice  Volunteer visitors and interested  individuals. For more info, contact  S.C. Home Support Society at  885-5144. ��2  The winners ol the Sunshine  Coasl Navy League Christmas  Rallle diawn on Dec. 23/91 were  1st prize, Robert Hitchcock; 2nd  prize Bruce Cranston; 3rd prize J  S D Hunted #1  Sunshine Coasl Navy League is  seeking recruits lor the New Year  boys -and girls ages 10 to 13 are  needed. Develope skills in seamanship and self-discipline. Uniform provided. Join us al the Gibsons Legion hall Wednesdays at  6:30pm. 11  Buying Beet Bottles 6 Beer  Cans  We Will Pick Up  Mcents/doz.  6666951.  ��1  BROOKS ft MILLER  FLOOR COVERINOS LTO.  Benjamin Moore Paints  Environment  Friendly Paints , ?**  in Ati pi  Colours 01    ���      .  ',',-,.//  The Rainbow.   /,  .Including oreen i  4 yr. old, good nalured, purebred,  lemale German Shepard, lo good  home. 885-7623. #2  Purebred Boxer pups Ch-line. 1  male, 5 lemales, $400 & up. 886-  7013.  ��  lnOPICALFISH  All types ol fancy lish - Large |  Angels, Breeding pairs. 886-9890.  II ;  Malemule-Arclic woll pups, while.  F ��� $300., M ��� $400. Parents can,  be seen, 885-9675. ss ,  NINTENDO-SEGA  Sales - Rentals ��� Trades  NEW & USED  Cassettes  A CD'S j,,  srs alto km  SPORTS  CARDS  BUDRIK'S  Video ft Music  885-4888  104 Teredo Sq.. Sechelt  %  m  Portable Dishwasher, 30" Elect  Range. Jennair Counlertop stove  wilh Barbecue 1-1/4" plate stove.  Offers, oilers 885-6190 #3  King size lour poster knotty pine  walerbed, $400 obo. 886-8862.  TFNs  PETFOOD  SCIENCE DIET. IAMS,  TECHNI-CAL, NUTRO-MAX,  PURINA, WAYNE.  Also lull line ol bird seed  and much more.  Quality Farm 6 Garden  Supply Lid.  Pratt Rd. 866-7527.  TFN  SPCA SPAYING PROGRAM  Contact Then s Now Furniture,  699 Highway 101, Gibsons. 886-  4716 or Marlee 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 & Gravel, 886-8511.  Evenings. 885-2008. TFN  3 bred ewes, young, to gd home.  $350 lor all. OBO 866-9205 or  886-2281 II  Black leather chair and ottoman,  1 i as new, $250 OBO. 886-3014  I eves. #1  Twin bed, white headboard, box  spring, mattress $50 886-4522 ss  Bill Wood ...  SECHELT Si.  Iteen \\     (����� j  A  Bus. 885-2923  Res 885-5058  150 Wall bass amp, Yorkville.  BL0150B, 1 yr. old, exc, cond.,  $500 OBO. 866-7781 all. 6pm. *3  Thomas electric organ with music  instruction books, $400 liim. 886-  3230. 13  Suzuki violin dasses, register now  for winter session. Michelle 885-  9224 or Katie 885-5539.        #1  LYN VERNON SCHOOL OF  MUSIC  8864026  Private Instructors Clarke Sieab-  ner - Classical Guitar; Mike Hurst  -Jazz 6 Classical Piano; Dave  Morgan - Pop 6 Jazz Guitar;  Kelly Smith-Flute; Nicholas  Simons-Cello; Arline Collins-  Voice TFN  Firewood lor sale, lir 6 alder, seasoned. 885-3398. II  8 ft. canopy lor truck, $100. 886-  2545. 12  Airco gas lurnace, $325. 885-  6276. 13  Exercise bike, $50; maple frame  mirror, 34"x24", $50.885-9863JI  Burning barrels lor sale. $15/ea.  Call anytime 885-5703. 11  Firewood, 3/4 ton PU load, $75.  splil s delivered. 885-5150.    II  Scroll saw, as new; poker table;  Paymaster cheque writer. 886-  9890. II  Mama bear woodstove and chimney. $300. Rangehood. 30".  $100. Range, 30", $100. Double  Krohler sink lancets (yellow),  $125 Nulone radio garage door  opener, all tracks and wooden  door, $300. Krohler Jacussi i  vanity basins, toilet blue (cost  $2000). $500 the lot. Child's  French Provincial bed, white,  $150. 885-0898. 13  TV and stand for sale, $100.  Phone alt. 6pm. 8868309.     11  Apple Compatible computer,  Laser 128, Datatrain monitor,  Roland PR-1011 printer. 883-  9139 11  Season firewood, pickup or delivered. 885-2493. II  CEDAR SHAKES 6 LUMBER,  any size. Will custom cut. 885-  5669 or 885-5601. TFN  Yamaha stereo includes amp,  cassette, turntable and stand,  asking $250. Call 885-3498.   II  Near new Yamaha skis, bindings,  poles and 8 boots, $175. 886-  9708. 11  Dry fir firewood, 2 cords, $170.  886-7724, ask lor John.        13  6 cyl. Ford maiine diesel, 4 -1  capitol gear. $8500. o.b.o., or  trade for tractor plus cash, 886-  9981. ss  Ladies clothing and accessories  all sizes affordable prices. The  Corner Closet - Gibsons 886-  6078 Consignment always welcome. 12  WINTER HORSE MANURE  SALE $16 per p/u or 2 lor $30  Roberts Creek 885-9969       13  Moose & Cariboo Head Mounts  Oilers. Steel desk 6 chair $100.  Smith Corona Typewriter, large |  carriage, elec. $75 886-7835 13 >  Firefly overall good condition,  burns little oil $2250 OBO. 886-  2521. ss  77 Ponttac Ventura V6 standard.  60.000 at, rad tires, new snows,  $950 885-9553 ��3  1979 Ford Mustang. V-6 auto..  AM/FM cass, suntool, mags, exc.  shape, $1800 666-3960.       ��1  '76 Chevy Malibu 2 dr., V8. runs  gd, $350.883-9519. ��  1973 Chrysler New Yorker, new  battery, runs great, some rust.  $400OBO 886-7237. 11  1956 Edsel Citation. 80,000 mi., 4  dr HT. lots ol work done, $4500  Phone 883-9771, II  1980 Suburban Trailer Special.  350. most options. $5500 OBO  Phone 883-9771. 11  '71 Merc Comet. 302. lair cond.  $1600.886-2545 *2  79 Datsun P U. L B. 2.2 litre.  I $750 886-9097. 11  | 1975 BMW 530i. exc mech  cond . new paint (white), blue  interior (new). 111.000 ong miles.  $3400 OBO 885-2836 ss  CASH PAID  For Some Cars And Trucks  Dead Car Removal  Abes Used Aulo Parts  and Towing  866-2020  TFN  CHEAPI FBI/U.S. SEIZED  89 MERCEDES $200 86 VW ���  $50. 87 Mercedes - $100. 65  Mustang - $50. Choose Irom  thousands, starting $25. Free 24  Hour Recording Reveals Details,  801-379-2935. Copyright I  BC104JC. 11  12 ft sq. wool rug. Antique gold  $50 OBO 885-5334  #3  10" 1HP radial arm saw  $350  1 HP speedaire compressor 20 gal  tank $375  spolmalic 2-3" nailer $250  3X24 makita sander $65  6" bench grinder $75  885-7147 13  MOVINGI Everything In gd  cond. Kenmore microwave  $195 Entertainment unit 48"x  48" $90 Amway CMX1000 Vacuum 6 Accessories $350.  Phillips Iron $25. Cat pedestal  48" $49. Cat Carrier $15. Exercise bike $40. Ski Machine $20.  Lds Cross-country ski set $75.  Rebounder $40. Compound  bow $95. Lds skates 6 $33.  Lds med thlnsulate jacket $95.  Epllady$35. Sybervislon  wt.loss$35. 27 gal Hexagon  tank, all accessories $90. Cas-  slo 420 keyboard $345, cover  $70, stand $45. Phone 8864542  11  Computer Apple HE With Oki-  Data Printer $250 Software 686-  2461     13  Record cast iron 4" C-clamps, 58  of them, new, $9 ea 883-2882 II  Lot-plumbing, gas and oil healing  water pump parts (balance ol service company stock) 866-808313  Playboy magazine collection and  biker magazines (Easy RideSuper  cycle, etc.) Over 500 in Total  $500 O.B.O. Must Sell 886-6083  13  22. Heavy  Equipment  BOBCAT &  MINI EXCAVATOR  FOR RENT  Attachments available  DAY, WEEK, MONTH  886-8538  Wall Beat Any  Competitor's Rates  1973 John Deere track loader, GP  bucket, needs work, trade lor best  boat or sell $4500.886-4679. 12  1974 case 580 B Construction  King backhoe. Extend-A-Hoe,  $9500. 866-3457. ss  'Low Cost Autos"  We have many  prenwned can  In tlock mom1/  Irnm J500 ff- r//i  Call 885-400  1980 Ford Pinto, good cond.,  80,000 miles, only 2 owners  (mother & daughter) exc. commuter car. 886-7581. 12  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, lowj  mileage, good shape. Oilers.  886-3306. ss  1980 Camaro 305 auto., T-Tops,  Rally rims, $2600. 885-7113.  ss  Used Camaro T-Top, $495 lor the  set, with covers, 886-9500 anytime, ss  1975 Olds. Cutlass Supreme,  $600 obo. 886-8862.        TFNs  1979 Chevy Caprice - Excellent  condition - $1500. Great family  car, 666-7724. ss  '82 Mustang Hatchback, 4 cyl.,  good condition. $2200.886-3457.  1978 Omni, 4 sp��� needs work,  good motor, whole or for parts.  886-9594. 12  1974 Oldsmobile, new brakes and  exhaust. Mechanically srjund,  $2400 000.685-1943. ss  79 4X4 Subaru S.W.. gd. cond.,  rool rack, ready lor ski trips,  $2000,886-7378. 11  1975 Chrysler Cordoba, $395,  motor in gd. shape. John 885-  2522. 11  1983 Ford Escort, 4 door, excellent condition, $2495. Will consider trade. 886-2111, days.     ss  1976 Alpha Romeo Alphetta  Sedan $5000 886-8358        13  1961 Camaro  Gd. Cond. $2900 886-3290   II  1978 T-Bird 302 84.000 km Clean  $2700886-7835 13  Towing ��SL |  Salvage car removal ���  Cash for 82-92 cars :  and clean runners :  886-7227  Cntirtetius  Service  1962 Chev. 1/2 ton pickup. Runs  okay, $600. 885-7029. ss  1953 Chev. 1/2 ton. Rebuilt  engine. Radials, $2700 obo.  885-1943. ss  1990 Dodge Grande LE Caravan,  loaded, 40,000 kms., best oiler.  685-6026. ss  1985 S10 Diesel P/U, PS/PB,  AM/FM, cassette, canopy, long  box lilt. $4300., o.b.o. 866-7372.  ss 18  Coast News, January 6, 1992  76 Dodge 4x4 shortbox Good  tires, exc running gear $1200  8667802 A3  71 International Tandem 18 It  steei deck Good cond. passed  rapecton $7000666-7802    13  1965 F150 P/U. gd. cond., asking  $6400 886-9044. ��&.  1990 250 Dodge truck. Camper  special. Al condition. $13,900.  ss  Ex U Haul 1976 Ford 24' Box pkis  Kick sloading ramp $5000 886-  7835 ��3  1991 Ford Ranger. 14,500 kms 5  spd. radio, cassette. Warranty  $7500 886-3664 II  88 Ford Ranger XLT 4X4. Extra  Cab, 5 speed, matching canopy,  very good cond. $11.000 080  885-2887  _*3  1988 Chev, Cheyenne 1/2 ton  pickup, 4 3 litre V6. PS/PB,  61 000 km . box mat. toolbox.  $8700 885 2836.885-7413   S3  77 Chevy Nomad, deluxe window  van, parts 886-2878. ss  Chevy 3 Ion Iruck, working power  tail gale, parts only $700 OBO  8869500       ��  1980 F100 110.000 kms. gd  mech.. needs clutch, body rust.  $750 OBO Call alter 5pm 686-  2118. ��'  5th Wheel, 30' Prowler, exceptional cond.air cond. 883-9990.    ��2  1981 ��� 33' Prowler, ideal lor living  in. Exliemely clean. 2 door,  roof/AC, 4 burner stove. 2 door  tndge 6 queen size bed. Contad  Sue Anderson 1-525-7384, Mon.-  Fri., 9lo 5. 12  8 It, camper, gd. cond., $500 firm.  886-2068 or 886-9718. 13  71 VW. gd. cond. $1400OBO.  686-2417.     12  1961 27 It. Holidaire trailer, good  cond.. make good live-in,  $10,000. Phone 883-9771.     II  One-car trailer for motorhome  with all equipment inc., $1000.  Phone886-2329or8869l69.lt  GMC '74 camper van, sleeps 4,  newly rebuilt 350, trans., Captains  chairs, A/C perfect for Mexico.  886-2643. 12  1975 Dodge Maxi-Van, 3-way  fridge, stove, furnace, toilet, sink,  $7300. 886-3306.  17 Huston. 70np Johnson. Bhp  Evinrude. Highlinei Trailer.  sounder, amfm cassette, downjaj-  ger anchor, kteiackee. M can  vas, excellent condition $4600  0808867372      ��  Classic professionally restored as  new 12 H lowhoat. Carvel cedar  copper fastened to oak. pretty,  must see. $1300 OBO. original  oars 685-7797 ���>  22 Sangsler. 302. V8, 868 Merc  lag, motor rebutlt. new mastoids,  haid lop. trailer, extras, $6500.  8866443 ��  19' Inboard Canker ruruboul. very  last and m lop condition, surveyed  value $6500, oilers 6 trades considered 8862738 ss  Highlinei trailer, like new, 1000  kg. 14" tires, $1700 080 686-  3001. _�����  18 Davidson sailboat, new main,  new cushions, exc. cond., $3800.  8859333 ss  ttCMllsUMt  mnn in.  ciitiii ihi Mrnv  MCMMC    MNAMS|  M A B V C    ��� Marine  Suiveyors and Consultants^  jiym.  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-30-40-50-70 HP 1989-  1990 Evinrudes. Excellent condition. Lowe's Resort, 883-2456.  TFN  Yesl There is a reliable local  propellor repair service. 885-  5278. TFN  M V. Blacklist!. 24' Owens, well  appointed large fish deck, Coast  Guard impeded, moorage, parking, hydro paid till Dec/91, featuring new Swann auto, anchor pkg,  new LMS. 200 w/Loran C, new  tenders 6 brackets, mooring lines,  new windows, completely relin-  ished hull and swimgnd. new  handrails, Hush mount Fishon rod  holders (5) FWC 318 Chrysler,  120 his and much more,  $10.500.885-7977 SS  Rubber rait: Avon-Rover R3-40,  max. 15 HP. 1/2 price, $2200.  885-2306 ss  24' sailboat lor parts or repair;  fully equipped sloop, 5 sails,  head, anchor, lifejackets. 8 HP  Honda OB (like new); together,  $1450. mlr. alone, $800.886-  8017.Iv message. TFNS  I pay cash lor boats, 14' lo 23',  wood or glass. 685-4031.     13  15' aluminum boat, 25 evinrude  motor 6 alum, trailer lull lop, seats  6, eat start, lop cond, $3500 or  $3,000 w/0 trailer 885-0998    13  Sunshine Coast Mobile Home  Salts New and used pad specials or private property See us  lor the best deals. Charles 886-  9626 TFN  14x68, stove, tndge. washer/  dryer, itthwasher. air cond new  rugs $24,500 Must be moved  8867013 SS  By owner. 12x66 mobile home,  can 6863039. 8867306.        SS  '86 Honda Aspencade. exc  cond. garage kept. $7500 886  9595 ss  Motorcycle Repairs.  Sales 6 Salvage  Serving Ihe Sunshine Coast.  Pick up & Delivery Wilson Creek  885-3137 ��3  Monlasa 250. onroad/ollroad,  exc shape. $1200 $899 886-  7655 m 220-9564 ss  1966 Yamaha XT600. exc. cond.  665-5564 SS  RM125 Suzuki Gd Cond. 1986  $900 886-2196 "3  We have 4 display homes lor  immediate sale:  14x70 3 bdrm. F/s drapes, carpets, ready to move in, list  (49,900.  14x70,2 bdrm. lots ol extras, F/S,  D/W, deluxe bathroom, skylights -  list $57,500.  14x70, 2 bdrm. Nortec, larn/rm.,  carpets, drapes, deluxe bath, list  $57,500.  24x60.1416 sq.ft. deluxe Victorian super quality all gyproc home -  OFFERS  Year end clearance sals, no reasonable oiler relused. We lake  trades, boats, cars? Ask about  our incentive program. GST  included, 5% down O.A.C.  S.C.M.H.P. 885-9826.        TFN  ADVERTISING  FOR TENANCY  British Columbia legislation prohibits advertising which discriminates in Ihe rental of property.  For example a person who  stipulates 'no children* as a  condition ol rental would be in  violation ol Ihe Family Status  and the Human Rights Ads. The  landlord who places Ihe advertisement and Ihe newspaper  which publishes it would both be  in contravention ol the legislation  and could have a complaint Wed  against them. The Coast News  will therefore not accept such  discriminatory ads.          Furnished 2 bdrm. apart., Davis  Bay. 1 month only. Jan. 15-  Feb. 15/92. $500.8854612.  12  3 bdrm. mobile in Sunshine Coasl  Trailer Park. $650/mo. 886-  8456 *  3 bdrm. house, waterlront, Selma  Park, $625/mo.. avail. Jan. 1st.  665-2493 II  3 bdrm. spacious home on two  levels, rec room, view, $875 ���/-.  8868864        II  Gibsons - gorgeous ocean view,  new executive home near lerries  and shopping. Balconies, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, view living room,  modem kitchen upstairs, 2 bedrooms, bath, large rec area wilh  sink, lirepJace and/or Granny suits  downstairs, long term lease available, $1275/mo. 1-926-0798.  II  New large lurnished suite,  garage, cable Included, private  entrance walk to terry, $475/mo.  886-7394. II  I bedroom, dose to all amenities  in Gibsons, avail. Fab. t.Call  866-7178. ��  3 bedroom apt., 1 1/2 baths,  Iridga, slove and good view,  $595,886-3796. 12  2 bdrm. suits. Lower Gibsons  Avail Jan. 800 sq. It. laundry.  storage, large deck, yard, some  view. Leave message 883  9707 ��2  17X67 moMe. furnished. Pender  Harbour, $400; also basement  suite. $300 467 2140 or 663-  9177. II  Lower Gibsons, new spacious 2  bdrm.. view, suite, gas Iseptace. 5  appl, 2 sundecks, dose to bus.  shopping. $740 pkis uUs. II. 631  Jacks Lane Avail Feb. 1.1-736  4801 ��1  3 bdrm. townhouse, I 1(2 baths,  large yard, no mainl., $795.765  School Rd. Call Pam 663-4651 or  733-9683 13  Mature, responsible person lo  share view house in Davis Bay,  $350/mo 6 heal. 885-7233 or  8762363 (collect) II  Shared Accommodation: Room  lor rent in new home, lull laalities,  small pet welcome, smoker OK,  share kitchen. Ask lor Sue 886-  9251. A3  Interested in gardening, keeping  beaulilul yard which overlooks  ocean? This 3 bdrm. house has  panoramic ocean view. Only  $750/mo., 5412 Lawson Rd ,  West Sechell Beach just across  the street! 1 299-3778 (alt. 2pm).  ���3  TOWNHOUSES  Restricted 6 lurnished 2 bdrm.  units available, rent negotiable.  Call Jim Munro at 686-2277.   13  Sechelt newly renovated spacious  3 bdrm. house, split level,  $760/mo avail, immed. 1-255-  2044. 13  Lower Gibsons duplex, 2 bdrm.  unit, $595; 1 bdrm., $395 plus  mils., gorgeous view. 1255-2044  13  Waterlront lor lease, 2 bdrm.  (poss. 3) oldlimer on large private,  waterlront lot, long term lease  preletred, $800/mo.  New - view ��� Oceanmouni Home-  Mother-in-law suite included -  superior home - lease avail., asking $1275/mo. something special.Don Sutherland PEBBLES  REALTY LTD. Property Management ��� 8666107 Van. Direfl: 681-  3044. 11  Large 1 bedroom, Lower Gibsons,  great view, $500/month, avail.  Jan. 1/92.8867630. II  3 bedroom apartment, Hopkins  Landing. 886-7516. 12  RITZ  MOTEL  Gibsons  Weekly, Daily Rates  886-33*3  3 bdrm. home, dean and light,  Glasslord Rd., appliances, plenty  ol parking, $750/mo. Diana 886-  9408. 11  Office space lor lease, 1000 sq. IL  lower level ol Kern's Plaza. Available Jan. 1, call 886-6886 Walter.  TFN  Trailer, $325, prices Includes  colour TV, cablevision, use ol  VCR. John 885-2522. 11  Shared accommodation in family  home, Sechell, close to amenities, reasonable rent, ulils., avail,  now. 6654414. I  Fabulous Gibsons. North Shore  view. 3 bdrm . lull basement  home Close to park, marina,  shopping. 10 mm to lorry, $875.  885 2976 eves 13  3 bdrm.. 2 baths. DW/WD. FP,  avail now or Feb. 1, I8S0.  luwanek Coked 731 6696   A3  Marine Drive, Gibsons. 2 bdrm.  suite avail. Feb. 1. no pels,  $650/mo. includes hydro. 665-  1966 A3  Clean 2 bdrm. duplex, near water,  shops A school, $725. Aval. Feb.  1. Cal Sam 561-8076 or 81866-  2277 14  2 bdrm. bungalow in Roberts  Cieek, newly decorated, avail.  Feb. 1, $700. 886-9149, 879-  7981. A3  BACHELOR APART!* NT  Excellent amenities, brand new.  dose to Sachs*, professional, njs,  $550/mo. 885-7161 eves.    TFN  2 bdrm. suite, Lower Road area  on 2 1/2 acres. $650.00 Call  8964724, alter 7 p.m. 12  1 bdrm ��2 bdrm view suites $400  4 $500 includes util 886-2565 ��3  Near Sunnycrest Mat Clean 1500  Sq ft 5 appl F/P 3 bdrm $800 mo  Avail Immed No pels 885-6009  13  Bright 2 Bdrm Suite Woodstove  Share W/D No Pels $650 pkis 1/2  util 666-3625 13  Small 11//2 bdrm suite $450 Cal  8864716 Days II  396 South Fletcher, 3 bdrm Spanish style house $650 mo. 886-  6646Alt6pm 13  2 bdrm house Roberts Cr. area.  Kids, pets, welcome. $650/mo.  686-8377 alt. 7PM A3  Roberts Cr. 1 bdrm bsmt suite,  beach access, F.P. $375/m 886-  96561V. mess. 13  Roberts Cr. 2 bdrm home, beach  access, excel, view location, F.P.,  $650/mo. 865-9856 lv mess.   13  Upper Gibsons - Large 900 sq.ft.  modern 1 bdrm suite, view F/P  Long Lease $600.  Furn.modern bach, suite $400  686-224 II  Two bedroom 14 wide mobile on  lot, Chaster Road area, now or  Jan. 1,$495/mo. 960-7534.     I  Nice Ibdrm, Seaview PI. $450-  $500/mo 886-7018 12  Waterlront Collage, Roberts  Creek 886-8358 13  Gibsons Townhouse behind Sunshine Lodge. Lge kitchen wilh  Sundeck, FP in Ivgrm. 3 bdrm, 1  1/2 bath, carpet, 7 appl. Feb 1  $790/1110. 738-2590 colled.    13  Avail. Feb 11n Gibsons. Newly  decorated 3 bdrm ste. Lower halt  ol house on pvt lot, kje yard. Tree  tort, laundry lac. Dmge Dep A  Lease requ. 886-4688 lor more  Info. A3  3 bdrm house $600 pais ulil.Close  to all amenities. Phone 6:30 pm-  5pm 886-2957 tfol  1425 sq. It. townhouse, 4 appliances, 2 bedrooms, basement,  carport, covered balcony, near  school, $775/mo. 886-4680 TFN  BCYCNA  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  ANDYUKON  COMMUNITY  NEWSPAPERS  ASSOCVmON  238  BLANKET CLASSIFIEDS  These ada appear In more than 100 community newspapers In B.C. and Yukon  and reach more than 3 million readers.  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Western Water Farme, #103,  20120 64th Ave., Langley,  B.C., V3A 4P7.     HEALTH   Incredible Weight Loss-Inch  Loss and Well Being!! 100%  Natural Herbal Coffee Trim  and Tea Trim with menus.  $29.95/month supply, plus  shlooino. 1-800-563-TRIM,  HELPWAHTED  CRUISE LINE EMPLOYMENT PACKAGE. Typeaol  Jobs/How to get those Jobs/  North America Contact Directory/Morel FordetejBcall:  (604)535-3539,   SINCE 1976 WE'VE BEEN  Canada's #1 Display Wholesaler. We seek 2 reps toserv-  ioe established retail stores in  your area. Earn $900-$1,100  weekly. (416)756-2156 or  (416)756-3174.   DO YOU LIKE to travel?  Between 18-30? Have experience In farming? Contact  the International Agricultural  Exchange Association, 1501  -17 Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB,  T2T 0E2.  HELPWAHTED  DOUG MARSHALL Motor  City, 11044-100 St., Grand  Prairie, ABJ8V2N1, requires  Parts Manager, GM dealership. Computer experience  required. Complete benefit  package. Contact G. Hunt  (403)532-9333.  FUND RAISING CAN MAKE  YOU RICH. Marketing breakthrough In $16 billion book  publishing business Is creating new wealth. Earn huge  profits. Protected territories.  1-800-465-5400. Readers  Club.  ULTIMATE MONEYMAKING  MACHINE. Be pert ol Canada's faateat growing Independent distributor of Music.  Full-time, part-time. Protected territories available.  CALL 1-800-263-1900. Federal Music.   Miscellaneous  FOREIGN VIDEOS converted to Canadian standard  or vice-versa. Films, photos,  slides transferred to video.  Send for prices: That's Entertainment Video, Box 926,  Okotoks, AB, TOL 1T0.  (403)938-7473,   stCHstLE HOMES  ATTENTION PARK OWNERS and mobile home buyers. We have a good selection of used mobile homes for  your park. We also manufacture a Top of the Line" mobile  home. Let us show you how  lo make great profits and HI  your park. Buy factory direct.  Noble Hornes(403)447-2333.  PERSONALS  WOULD YOU UKE to corre-|  spond with unattached Chris-  Han people -.cross Canada:  all denominations, all nationalities, for companionship or]  marriage? Ashgrove, P.O.  Box 205B, Chase, B.C., V0E  1M0.  HEAL ESTATE  PROPERTIES TO BE SOLD  for unpaid taxes. Crown land  availability. For Information  on both write: Properties,  Dept CN, Box 5380, Stn. F,  Ottawa, K2C3J1.  TRAVEL  SKIERS'. Lake Louise, Cana  da'a Favourite: Ski and accommodation packages, only  $58/day (per person double,  minimum three days, Jan.  aeason). Other package  plans available. 1-800-567  6262.    AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEA  LAND. Call the South Pacific  specialist, ANZATravel. Vancouver/ Auckland, return Irom  $1,219 to $1,778. Vanoou-  var/Sydney, return Irom  $1,289 to $1,888. Vancouver  call:734-7725. Toll-free 1-  800-972-6928.  BLAHKETCLASSATsH)  ADTOttsMO  An advertising-Best  Buy-I  Place your ad In over 100  newspapers throughout  B.C. and the Yukon for  only $195.00. For more  Information contact the  Coast News or phone  (604) 669-9222   l\RS  SlKMdS  * Residential  * Commercial  * Industrial  We have some  fabulous residen-  tail listings coming up for January.    Call Steve  References  Required  3   bedroom   Jjtuise  eomplnlelyustnpnri,  all .irsnHev'iir' 'own  GisflKs* $650 OO -  vacaW, available immediately.  Neer new town  houae, close to all  amenities, two bedrooms, fabulous  appliances, vacant,  available immediately.  Retirement   Village  units available immediately. Brand new  adult community  suites with all appliances.  Waterfront - fabulous,  large 4 bedroom, 2  storey home, lire-  place, large kitchen,  dining area, etc.,  Gower Point area.  We will   ������������  Screen potential renters  Do moving-in inspection  Arrange lor maintenance  & repairs  Collect the rent & damage  deposit  Disburse rent monies to  owner  Do moving-out inspection  FOR LEASE:  Approximately 800 lo  I30O mi. ft. of fabulous  office space in lower  Gibsons area. Landlord may provide some  leasehold improvements.  FOR' EASE  I   NATION  LOCATION  LOCATIONI  Fabulous retail space  immediately ad|acent to  Galiano Market, Sechell  (Bernadette's Galleries)  Perfect location for your  retail business.  Avoid all the hassles  and problems and for  just a pittance,  CALL the Property  Management Expert  STEVE SAWYER at  GIBSONS  REALTY LTD.  886-2277  Up K> 3400 sq ft wilh Hwy 101  eiposure tar Mall ol offlcs use.  Omw may Divide $8.50 IrtpUr*  Walarlroffl rsstaurant apses. kMsr  Otawis apprm 2700 sq A ftrttH  equipped kilchan bast location  asking $2750 WplanW  Highway commercial up lo 4 ac  t��w ��a buHd and lease lo sua  Unarm* long wmWxl laass  Grant ne-3330  ���SSSfJI 886-7204  Prolesslonal Mini  Storage  New Building  6tsV6628  Retired ccpie lo carelake small  marine, accommodation provided  883-9177 ��1  Sunshine Coast Cab Company is  now accepting applications lor  Ml/part time drivers Must be able  to work Sechell area, neal in  appearance. Class 4 is required  Apply at Sunshine Coast Cab  Company 1045 Hwy 101 above  Kenmac Parts 886 8914       ��2  STAY HOME - EARN HONEY  Variety ol |0bs available. Earn  $400 plus per week Call 24 hour  recorded msg lor amazing tree  details. (604) I -623-2380. est  A74. H6  Our tireworjd needs chopping. (6  oar hour, Secret Cove 885-7198.  ���1  Resident s Assistant Caretaker  required lor Camp Flrcom, United  Church Camp on Gambier Island.  Responsibilities include maintenance, repair and operation ol  camp facilities and equipment.  Housing is provided. The resident  caretaker's duties include the  operation of Ihe camp boat Exp.  persons with skill in carpentry,  mechanics, plumbing and electrical work who enjoy working wilh  people, should apply in writing by  Jan 20 to: Camp Fircom Society,  320 East Hastings St Vancouver.BC V6A 1P4. Camp Fircom is  an alcohol and drug Iree community. 11  Full or part-lime at Video Etc.  Leave resume "2  MECHANIC  Wanted to purchase growing small  engine repair and sharpening  business. Established repeat  business, includes pans inventroy  and loots asking HS.OOO  Grant 896-3330  ���ISM 886-7204  Halfmoon Bay Childcare Centre  has an opening lor part-time  employee commencing Feb. 1/92,  ECE certified oi ECE student in  training preferred. Send resumes  lo: Box 57, Wildwood Sile, Hall-  moon Bay, BC VON 1Y0.       #2  Commissioned sales person  required immed. exp. in electronics and appliances lor well established company. Apply in person  with resume to Kem's Home Furnishings, Hwy. 101, Gibsons, BC  TFN  Easy work! Excellent payl Reading books and TV scripts al home.  Many readers neededl Full/part  lime Directory, refundable lee. 1-  504-646-4513 exl B305 24 hrs #1  Bus Oliver, Full or Part Time,  Friendly, Reliable, Conscientious.  ��� Class 4 (24 Pass Bus) 886-9318  j Diane 1'  Sechelt Pre-School Immed. opening lor ECE Certified or ECE Student in training prelerred. Position Teacher Assistant Please  phone Lorraine 885-4682       #2  EARN MONEY Reading books!  $30,000/yr Income potential.  Details. (1) 805-962-8000 Exl.  CY-308 #4  Office space for lease, 1000sq.lt.  lower level ol Kem's Plaza. Avail-  able Jan. 1, call 886-8886 Walter.  TFN  Gibsons Landing, commercial/  office space, excellent view, 1060  sq. IL, naxl to Ken's Lucky Dollar  store. Phone 686-9567.       ��1  Davis Biy, Wilson Creek Hill  available. Wheelchair hKllitlei,  885-2752,685-9863. ��  Roberts Creek Hall aval., dances,  parties, weddings. Yvonne 886-  7815.  TFN  STORAGE  Heated,   pallatized,    gov't  approved. Len Wray's Transfer  Ltd. 886-2664. TFN  FURNITURE STRIPPING  896-3792  Relinishing 6 Repairs  #3  Clean Right in home cleaning,  excellent rates. 886-9044.      #2  DRYWALL RENOVATIONS  Large or small professional finishing. Rob 886-3573. #2  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD.  Topping- Limbing ��� Danger Tree  Removal, Insured, Guaranteed  Work. Free estimates. 695-2109.  TFN  YORKSHIRE GARDENER  Lawn problems? Garden out ol  control? Need ties pruning, hedge  shaping? Friendly, reliable service. Fully insured. Commercial A  residential. References available.  FRED 886-3526.     -        TFN  Coast tree lopping, falling danger  Iree     removal. Fully  insured prompl service. 685-9577  or 649-1748 A3  Going Away?  For Ihe BEST in HOUSE  and PET CARE  8852228  -t  .((-)),.CuaUW Hiwf U'nirl  Bob 1 Denis renovations additions, decks, hot tubs, skylights,  painting, welding, fences. One  call willdo it all 885-3617.      A3  Fine finish carpentry, design,  handyman plumbing 6 electrical,  renovations consulting. Discount  lor castles and other daft beauty.  Rob Koenig, journeyman. 883-  2892 #1  For Free Estimate on renovations,  additions, new construction. Call  Sound Construction 885-2887  (Roberts Creek) 13  IN-HOME PROFESSIONAL  STEAM CLEANING  Carpets ��� Uphttstery  am  powtmui muu uoumid '.'"��� .  iouipuih' (L ' t  Bisr kissiim niiui  JUS! Ai�� AHOUWJ'  i  886-3823  a DIVISION 01 ��l�� OlvailS  S SON FlOOaCOVlHIUGS  Seaway Construction Ltd Framing, houses, garages, decks,  additions, etc. 8850998.       ��1  RENT A WORKER  Have truck A tools, win do hard 4  easy labour, yard work A odd  jobs. Call Sean anytime, 886-  8407. ��'  House cleaner now available,  hard working and honest. Paula.  866-8593.  ��  Complete Bobcat Services  Excavating - Backfilling  Retaining Walls Trenching  Landscape Contruction  Drainage  8864538  TFNs  JourneyMan Cabinet Maker  James McCarthy. 886-8347.  Using hardwood, plywood a sokd  wood only. Cabmels. finishing,  installations. Kitchens, bathrooms. "  Reliable man available lot P/T,  casual, day or F/T employment.  From woodsplitting lo retraining  Rob 686-3822 It  HARMONY  HOUSEKEEPING  taV      *4V      i��4V  CLEANING-LAUNDRY  COOKING  HONEST-RELIABLE  EFFICIENT  Alison  885-5007  37. Child Care  Babysitter needed 3 to 4 days per  week lor 3 children. Must have  own Hans. Slading middle Jan.,  call 886-3317. #2  Funshlne Day Care loi children  aged 2 1/2 lo 5. Hours 7:30-5:30  Monday to Friday. Owned and  operated by Glnnie Weston, a  certified Early Childhood Educator  who offers a lun, age appropriate  preschool program. Licensed -  Sale ��� Reliable Full and 1/2 day  spaces available. 886-3377.   ��2  Wanted - experienced caregiver  lo provide part-time childcare lor  two children ages 2 and 31/2 yrs.  Quality care in a safe, dean environment. Phone 666-2963.    #3  Pari lime Nanny boy 4, girl 7  mos,Roberts Creek area to  become lull lime, rels. req. 885-  1937 home, 886-2000 work.   *3  Certified babysitter looking lor  work. Available immediately. Call  866-7911 Danny Vallee.       #1  Teddy Bear Daycare has spaces  available lor 3-6 year olds and  alter school care spaces lor 612  year olds. 885-2721. #3  Molly Mouse Day Care spaces  available -18 months to school  age. Fun-filled caring environment  wilh early childhood trained stall.  866-3913. #8  Wanted: Responsible, reliable  energetic babysitter Tues. lo Sat.  10:00-5:30 pm for 3 children.  Gibsons my home. Rel. Required  866-2565 or 685-8070 evenings  13.  38. Business  Opportunities  INTERIOR DECORATING  BUSINESS  Exciting opportunity for self-motivated person. Sunshine Coasl Is  your territory lor high earning  potential. Call 685-4776 lor more  information. #3  40 Seat Licensed Restaurant in  mall, by owner 686-2223.      12  Notice of Sale  Pursuant to the  Warehousemen's Lien Act  Nolice Is hereby given lhat the  storage lot held by Len Wray's  Transler Ltd., Box 186, 1052  Highway 101, Gibsons. BC in the  name ol Heather Lyons will be  sold al a public sale lor debts outstanding and cost ol sale within  30 days ol the second appearance ol this notice at a location  designated by Len Wray's Transler Ltd. #2  40   Too Late To  Classify  Witness needed lo accident  (between P/U Iruck and black  Jetla) al hairpin corner on North  Rd. near Hwy 101, Sunday Dec 15  alter 6 pm (ferry traffic). Please  call 886-7564 or pager 1-977-3363  13 feature  Trudy Small: portrait of an artist  by Roiatwra Gregory  Artist Trudy Small's home  and studio on South Fletcher  feature a panoramic view of the  marina and Gambier Island. Her  upstairs studio is bursting at the  seams with finished an works  and many others in varying  stages of completion. From  extruded plastics to mannequins  and gilded collages of birds,  Small's work in this garret  space spans three decades.  Her work is an eclectic collection with widespread exploration of media and subject  matter. There are wall to wall  images, some are part of a  series of "inner visions", others  are explorations in the recycling  of mundane materials, the kinds  of things most of us never see  as innately beautiful or even  capable of creative exploration.  With enough finished work to  open her own gallery, recently  Small talked about h-r beginnings and her life on the Const,  and about her changing role in  the arts community.  "I had been painting here  since we moved to Granlhams  from Vancouver in 1959. In  1966, Maryanne West asked me  if I had some paintings I'd like  to show in Sechelt. The Arts  Council had been formed by  then and they had a little building; it's gone now. The gallery  was about 10 by 12; and they  thought it might be nice to gel  some of the local artists to show  Iheir work. My daughter Jo was  about 12 and she had done some  sketches, so we had a mother  and daughter show. 1 got  involved with the gallery then,  and would go every Saturday to  sit.  "We had that building for a  few years and when it was sold,  the Arts Council moved the  gallery to the old Whittaker  house, which is where Pacifica  Pharmacy is now. Five or six  years later we started raising  money to build the Aits Centre,  because Whittaker house was  loo expensive to buy and renovate.  "We used to have a group  that met there al night. We  called ourselves the Sketch  Club. We would meet and look  at each other's work and talk  about it. But we realized we  didn't have any place to sell our  work. That was where the idea  for the gallery shop originated.  In '79 when they expanded  the upper mall in Gibsons, a lot  of businesses from lower Gibsons moved into the expansion;  so we were able to rent space  for the Gallery Shop, which  later became Hunter Gallery.  "Gradually the Arts Centre  was being built, partly as a log  house building project. It was  designed by Clarke Steabner  and opened in 1980.  "I've had two solo shows  BRrmrtitbrr 3111 hru  5 years ago  The Sunshine Coast experienced the highest tides in 50 years.  There were fears that Ihe tides, coupled with high winds, would create havoc. Fortunately, ihe winds only blew when the tide was low  and the Coast was spared.  10 years ago  Effective immediately, public transportation via the familiar white  community services Minibus will be available to Coast residents.  Although service is very limited in the first stages of the project, the  new service, called paratransit, will eventually provide transportation  at convenient limes from Egmont to Port Mellon.  15 years ago  The Coast News enters Ihe new year under new management. The  new company when incorporated will lie known as Glassford Press  Limited in honour of one of the pioneer families of Gibsons where  the Coast News office is located.  The entire slaff of the Coast News looks forward to serving the  communities of this area.  25 Years Ago  Resolutions, like piecrusts, were made to be broken. Janus, Ihe  two-faced mythological diety of ancient lore is the root word for January, the first month of the year. The fact that he is two faced contains a connotation which perhaps gives resolution makers an easy  out of living up to their resolve.  Perhaps resolution makers might come to within the present news  media hubbub known as the credibility gap. There will be a pronounced gap between resolution and performance.  35 Years Ago  The Powell River bus to Vancouver crowded with Christmas travellers plunged off the highway and careened down a steep, rocky  embankment in Ihe black of night.  It happened where (he highway runs by Ruby Lake between Earls  Cove and Kleindale near Pender Harbour.  The heavy vehicle rolled over three times for nearly 100 feel down  an almost perpendicular slope of jagged rocks and was saved from  going into the lake by a clump of trees which wedged it upright,  standing on its wheels, lights still burning though badly wrecked.  Oliver Dubois, well-known logging operator, brought stretchers  and a truck which served as an ambulance. Jerry Gordon also assisted  with transportation to rush the injured to hospital.  All the injured were given treatment at St. Mary's and only five  had to remain over the holiday.  45 Years Ago  Not available for this issue.  SYLVIA  Make the Sylvia part  of your Vancouver adventure...  Double From $58  Featuring "Sylvia's Restaurant & Bistro"  ...Overlooking Vancouver's English Bay  On the Beach at 1154 Gilford 681-9321  Trudy Small with some of her work.  Joel Johnstone photo  there and have been fortunate  enough to be successful in 12  juried shows, and in five or six  provincial 'Images and Objects'  shows. In 1989, I won the  Gillian Lowndes Award."  When asked about the origins of her creative energy,  Trudy takes us back to her early  days in northern Ontario.  "I grew up during the depression, in the gold mining camps.  We moved a lot from mining  town to mining town, Kirkland  Lake, South Porcupine, Tim-  mins. Lots of people couldn't  pay the rent then, even though it  was only five or six dollars a  month. So they built houses on  the outside of town. They were  just tar paper shacks really,  nothing that would pass a building code today, that's for sure.  "When 1 left all of those  quaint little places to study art  in Toronto, it was quite a culture shock. I had been recommended by a teacher for the  College of Art. People didn't  really take art seriously then.  Most of the graphic art was  being done by Europeans.  Today you talk about art and  then you develop a piece and  you do il over and over again  until you're finished. It wasn't  like that then. You did all your  work in class. We worked from  9 am to 3:30 pm with a break  for lunch.  "In the early 50s 1 came to  Vancouver with a girlfriend for  her wedding. The wedding  didn't take place for several  months and although 1 had  planned to go back, I just never  In moving to the Sunshine  Coast, Trudy Ihought she would  escape Ihe torrential rains of  Vancouver. She recalls the challenges she faced.  "We lived in Granlhams for  three years until we found this  place on South Fletcher. It was  a summer house we were going  to renovate. The walls were  plank and for years friends of  my daughter would come here  after school and on Sundays and  we would do art. Painting,  sketching, we were inspired by  all sorts of things. And you  couldn't hurt the walls so it was  okay.  "It was hard to get art supplies here. I can remember taking old sheets, stretching them,  and covering them with white  house paint. They made pretty  good canvas. Sometimes I  painted on cardboard and paper  bags. I started recycling early.  Even today 1 recycle all kinds of  things into my work."  When asked about the future,  Trudy says she'd like lo have a  couple of shows in Vancouver,  bul she hasn't planned anything  definite yet. "My work is  always evolving, and 1 try lo  find new ways of seeing and  , j,using old or familiar objects."  Trudy still volunteers her  time every week at Hunter  Gallery, where she enjoys meeting new artists.  "In the last couple of years  there have been almost a hundred new artists and artisans  who have come to the Coast to  make it their home. It's really  quite wonderful to see."  CHANNEL ELEVEN  Community Programming  Coast Cable 11  Tuesday  January 7,1992  7:00 pm  One* upon a Steam Train  Included in the show is an in depth look at the Royal Hudson.  7:30 pm  The Policeman Became an Artist  Gibsons RCMP Sergeant Ed Hill is an artist. This half hour  show looks at Ed and his life as both a policeman and an artist.  8:00 pm  Environmentally Friendly Housekeeping  Laurel Suko helps you to clean hour home without harming the  environment.  Thursday  January 9,1992  7:00 pm  Parliamentary Talkback  "Live" Phone-in  Maureen Clayton takes the hosts chair for the monthly programme that allows viewers to talk lo iheir provincial and federal representatives. MP. Ray Skelly joins Maureen in Ihe studio and will  answer your questions via the phone lines. M.L.A. Gordon Wilson is  on holiday and will not Ik- able to attend this month.  8:00 pm  Stale of the Art  Carl Chaplin. Artist  Laurel Suko takes an in depth look al the work of artist Carl Chaplin during a visit to his Gibsons studio.  8:40 pm  INTERACT  The local Rotary club sponsors a group for young people at  Elphinslone secondary . Rotary club inamber Jim Ling will be in ihe  studio to host a discussion on the Interact group. Jim's guests include  Interact members, parents and Rotary club mambers. Tune in for an  interesting half hour.  This Community Television     SOUTH COAST FORD  Schedule courtesy ol. 885-3281  MWVfriuii  Anew  spirit of  giving  encourage giving  -cring  RANDIES FRESH HERBS  Large Variety of Flavoured  Vine Ram, Packaged  Herbs or Plant*.  Available Any Time  Crow Road Herb Farm  Roberts Creek, 886-9324  HU.SAT&5UN ��� I1lm>4pm  eclectics  NEW ART SHOP  DOWNTOWN ROBERTS CRtt.K  MirilEUNI. lAROSt ��� GEORGES CAMACI IE  roww   To reserve  this space  call Janice at  886-2622  Notice Board  Deadline for submissions is Thursday noon (to Monday distribution)  On-going submissions will be deleted alter A weeks unless a specific renewal request is made.  We reserve the right lo edit submissions to brevity  All submissions should refer lo nan-profit events of genuine community interest  B��\SSV0_"S  "iSSsSS  il*****  The Sunshine  Coast News  MONDAY, JANUARY 6  SC Spinners and Weaver's Guild. January  meeting, 11:00 am. Pot luck lunch. Kirkland  Centre, Davis Bay. Info 885-3866  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8  Elphinstone Electors' Association General  Meeting, 7:30 pm, Cedar Grove Elementary  School. All Area E residents welcome and  urged to attend.  Arthritis Self Help Group, Garibaldi Health  Unit, Gibsons. 1-3 pm. Topic - Individualized  Exercise Information. 886-7900  MONDAY, JANUARY 13  St Mary's Hospital Auxiliary Sechelt  Branch AGM, 11 am at the Wharf  Restaurant. Luncheon Tickets Erika 885-  5775 or Marlls 885-7793  Sunshine Coast Peace Committee meeting  at Roberts Creek School Library. 7:30 pm  Everyone welcome.  FEBRUARY 1,8 AND 22  Sunshine Coast Hospice Volunteer  Training Program. Phone S.C. Home  Support Society 885-5144  MISCELLANEOUS  Fines on Overdue Books Irom Sechell  Library will be raised lo 5t 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 at the Arts Centre,  phone 885-5412, Fridays.  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum's winter  hours: Monday thru Friday 10am - 4 pm, Sat  and Sun 1 - 4 p.m. Wheelchair accessible,  located across Irom Post Office. 886-8232.  Totem Lodge - Everyday is visiting day at  Totem Lodge. Visit the pioneers ol your community.  The Parent Tot Drop In program at Ihe following locations: Gibsons: Mon. Wed. Fri In  United Church Hall Sechelt: Mon. al St  Hilda's Church Hall. Davis Bay: Tuesdays in  Wilson Creek Com Hall. Time: 9:30 lo 11:30  at all locations Fee: $3.00 per parent and  child. Family rate $5.00  Folk Dancing at Roberts Creek School,  Community Use Room. Every Tues 7:00 -  9:00 pm. Fee $3.00 Drop in, everyone welcome.  Music syllabuses have been distributed to  music teachers re. the Sunshine Coast  Music Festival, entry deadline Feb. 15. For  inlo.: call Betty Allen, 886-2324, or Barb  Catlanacli, 885-5444.  MONDAYS  Sunshine Coast E >ast Feeding Support  Group. Inlormal drop-in meetings on Ihe first  Monday ol each month. Luinda, 886-4502 or  Wendy, 885-2950.  Seniors' Branch 69, Carpet Bowling,  Mondays 1:30 pm. Exercise with Joan  Frembd Mons. & Thursdays -11-12.  Overeaters Anonymous 7:30 pm. Holy  Family Church Hall., Sechell. Phone 885-  2108 or 886-4781 for details.  Adult Children of Alcoholics or  Dysfunctional Families meet at St. Mary's  Church Hall in Gibsons, 7:30 - 9.  TUESDAYS  First Tuesday of every month, local art  rental & sales at Sunshine Coast Art  Centre. Open 2-6pm. Collee served.  Original works by Sunshine Coast artists for  sale or rent; any donations of unused frames  gratefully accepted. 885-5412.  Lite Drawing 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the  Sunshine Coast Arts Centre. If you are interested, please call 885-4611.  Sexual Abuse Survivors Group , 7 to 9 pm  at the Action Society Office. Contact  Deborah, 885-5680.  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.  THURSDAYS  Birth Control Clinic at Coast Garibaldi  Health Unit, 494 S. Fletcher. Gibsons  Thursday from 7 to 9 pm. Everyone welcome,  no appointment necessary.  "New Beginnings" is a social group lor widows and widowers (and other experiencing  loss) which meets every other Thursday  afternoon at the Sechelt Health Unit, date)  Call 885-5164.  3C's Weight Loss Support Group meets  every Thursday evening, 6:45 to 8 pm at the  United Church, Glassford Rd., Gibsons. Info:  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, Sechell. Into 886-7495.  SUNDAYS  The Sunshine Coast Stamp Club meet 7:30  pm 1st and 3rd Sunday at Sechelt Library.  Phone 885-3381 or 885-7088. Open lor all  ages. 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