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 l^gislafiv  ' Library  fe **��������>  90.8  "������ B-C V8V  ��� "�����-��� v��v 1x4  Gidsoiio to protect Gospel Rock  by Dave Fraser  In an effort to keep the  Gospel Rock waterfront accessible to the public Gibsons town  Council introduced a zoning  amendment Tuesday which  would designate as park all land  below the road adjacent to the  Gower Point development.  "It's a way of assuring  residents and the public that  whatever happens the waterfront will remain as park," said  Mayor Diane Strom, who exercised her prerogative as mayor  to reintroduce by-law 555-28,  which was defeated by council  January 16.  The by-law would have  rezoned the scenic area from R4  to Rl, permitting developer  Haydn Killam to build 160  single family dwellings, with  townhouses to follow.  Alderman Ken Collins said  although he agreed with the  aesthetics of the amendment (he  seconded the motion) he said it  could be a dangerous political  move for the town to start controlling what can be done with  private property.  But Strom countered criticisms that designating the area  as park would effectively  devalue the property. She said  the amendment had been drawn  up in consultation with the  developer and also meets the requirements of the town's Official Community Plan.  "I don't think we're  overstepping our bounds or being antagonistic. It wasn't  meant to be," Strom said.  In a recent letter to Gibsons  Council the Sunshine Coast  Regional District (SCRD) board  raised several concerns relating  to the Gospel Rock development, one of them being the extreme importance of the recreational attributes to the community, as recognized in the  Gibsons Official Community  Plan.  The plan states that high  priority must be given to obtaining as much of the Gospel Rock  waterfront and parkland as  possible for public use. Included  is the peak of a promontory  which could serve as the site of  an eventual 'look-out'.  Although commending the  SCRD for its concerns council  took exception to the board's  suggestions that the Town of  Gibsons may need outside help  in dealing with the Gospel Rock  development.  "It is a matter of simple  record that no other jurisdiction  on the Sunshine Coast can equal  the extent of development controls which the Town of Gibsons has established and can bring to bear on the Gospel Rock  proposal," explained Gibsons  Planner Rob Buchan in his  report to council February 6.  He said no other item figures  as prominently as does Gospel  Rock in the Town's Official  Community Plan of 1985 and  plan amendments made in 1988.  Buchan pointed out that the  town has at its disposal a very  powerful Subdivision and  Development Control By-Law  adopted last December, and a  by-law to control tree cutting in  areas of environmental sensitivity, with the easterly slope of  Gospel Rock being in the  forefront.  Buchan also took issue with  the SCRD's concerns about  flooding in the area and the  regional board's suggestion thai  the town "investigate its ability  to require drainage structures  outside of its boundaries to deal  with this problem."  The SCRD suggested a joint  effort be made between the  developer, the town and the  Ministry of Transportation and  Highways to deal with drainage  problems in the area before  rezoning is granted.  Buchan said, as the town's  Approval Officer for the past 12  years, he felt capable of dealing  with the approval of a 70-acre  parcel.  He noted that "the re- j  quirements of the Municipal  Subdivision and Development  Control By-law are far in excess  of those of the Ministry of  Transportation and Highways."  The Sunshine  i  25' per copy on news stands  February 12,1990     Volume 44     Issue 7  No agreement  in theatre dispute  by Dave Fraser  Gibsons Elementary School students enjoyed a winter carnival last week in appropriate snowy  weather. Symbol of the festival was Monsieur Carnaval, a seven-foot snowman who is alleged to come  alive for 10 days every February.  -Kent ShrrirJin photo  SCRD concerned about  dumping in the ocean  by Caryl Worden  The SCRD will send a  representative to Surrey in  March to assure that the Sunshine Coast does not become a  dump site of low level radioactive wastes.  In response to a letter received from the Surrey Siting Task  Force at the board meeting  Thursday, February 8, SCRD  Director Jim Gurney pointed  out that a lack of representation  from the Sunshine Coast may  leave Ihe area open as a suggested dump site.  Surrey is currently the storage  site for 4000 cubic metres of  low-level radioactive wastes,  and when the municipality requested that the niobium ore  slag be moved, the provincial  government set up the Siting  Task Force.  Although the letter, sent to all  BC Municipalities, stressed that  "the Task Force intends lo use  as its basic premise the voluntary   participation   of  com  munities (as a site)," Gurney  said that in view of the fact that  Howe Sound is an official  federal dumping site, local input  should be made to protect the  Sound.  Director Brett McGillivray  agreed, and volunteered to attend March 3 saying; "The  ocean is a jurisdictional hole.  It's not covered by any  municipality or regional district.  And they're dumping all kinds  of stuff. We should have someone there."  Garbage dlepoeal  debate at Davie Bay  by Caryl Worden  The garbage issue on the  Davis Bay waterfront has risen  once again, with the Davis  Bay/Wilson Creek Community  Association sending a letter to  the SCRD regarding the dump-  sters "being an affront to the  eyes in an otherwise scenic  area."  Director Jim Gurney pointed  out that while it may seem an  inappropriate place to have  dumpsters, the garbage trucks  pass bv there every day and that  the receptacles are there for use  by beach users and the travelling public.  The association's alternatives  included removing garbage bins  entirely, replacing the large  dumpsters with smaller receptacles, or providing some sort of  screen for any garbage bins on  the beach area.  Since the regional district  pays for the receptacles, "it  would save us a lot of money if  we took them out of there,"  Gurney said. "But the alternative is that the garbage gets  spread along the highway."  Gurney and Sechelt Alderman Bob Wilson agreed that  smaller containers would not be  as visible.  "Plus, some of the people  who live around there make  very good use of those containers," said Gurney before  recommending the matter be  handed over to Sechelt District  Council since Davis Bay beach  is under their authority.  "And the overflow and the  'debris spread around by the  crows and the seagulls would be  far worse than the dumpsters,"  commented Wilson.  The two groups involved in  establishing a theatre in Gibsons  Landing should get together  and come to some agreement  rather than ask Gibsons Council  to "maintain control" and "impose equal representation"  from both groups.  That was the response of  Gibsons Town Council to a  February 1 letter sent to council  from the Gibsons Landing  Theatre Project Society  (GLTPS).  In its letter the GLTPS  recommended council consider  a new management team to  coordinate joint development  and promotion between the  Gibsons Landing Heritage  Society and GLTPS of the  Women's Institute Hall as a  community and professional  theatre.  "We hope that our society's  efforts of the past years can be  incorporated into the Women's  Institute Hall project and thus  accelerate the completion of  some facility within Gibsons  that will accommodate  theatrical events," wrote  GLTPS secretary Mary Bit-  troff.  The GLTPS and the Heritage  Society differ mainly in the  seating capacity of the desired  theatre and the amount of  modification to the 1930's  Women's Institute Hall, now  being used as a School District  maintenance shed.  Bittroff said the Heritage  Society has the ability to restore  and maintain the heritage  qualities of the Women's Institute Hall, while the GLTPS  has the expertise and funding  ability to construct and manage  the operating theatre component.  But while the Heritage Society wants to maintain the external fascade of the hall and limit  seating to 140 seats, the GLTPS  maintains that 200 seats is the  minimum number needed to  cover the expenses of user  groups.  This would probably require  an extension to the building,  "but if done to heritage standards on the least visible side, it  would be still aiceptable for  heritage funding, ' explained  Bittroff.  She added that these plans,  endorsed by the GLTPS executive, were put to its membership at the society's annual  general meeting last Thursday  night.  In regards to management  Bittroff explained that "Gibsons Council should maintain  control over the development of  the project and our recommendation would achieve that while  still involving the volunteer efforts of very qualified citizens  of the Sunshine Coast in the  development and management  of the hall."  Responding to the letter, Gibsons staff wrote that the town  does not own the WI Hall and is  not yet in a position to enter into an agreement with any  group.  "While the statistics from  other communities may prove  that 200 seats is 'minimum',  how large a subsidy is required  to maintain the building over  the non-use days and the times  when only 80 or 100 seats are  filled?", asked the staff.  "It's like a marriage gone  wrong," said Alderman Ken  Collins about the apparent  disunity   between   the   two  groups. "It started out that we  were going to donate this little  building (the old firehall) for  theatre performances and we  had two groups interested in  working together."  "(Now) it keeps getting larger  and more expensive."  Collins said that Gibsons is  not large enough for a commercially viable theatre, and by endorsing one the town would be  "treading where cities fear to  go." He added that any theatre  in Gibsons should be available  to amateurs.  Please turn to page 5  Gibsons by-pass  The Department of Highways unveiled Ihe plans for the  long-awaited Gibsons By-Pass last week with construction  slated to being in May, 1990.  The work will be done in two stages, Langdale to Stewart  Road and Stewart Road to Payne Road with the budget  spread over two fiscal years.  Contacted by Ihe Coast News, Gibsons Planner Rob  Buchan confirmed that the by-pass was as it had been envisaged by the town council.  "The only problem that could arise," said Buchan,  "would be if the second phase is delayed at all. In that event  we would still have traffic funnelling along North Road into  the area of our schools and our main traffic bottleneck.  "That is something we will have to be aware of," said the  town planner.  "Now look, fellows, normally I go south for the winter. I mean,  this driving sleet is just ridiculous." Jack the burro was tethered  last week in Lower Gibsons. -tte��sh��iM��ai 1*010  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  ������-������������ Coast News, February 12,1990  :  B  For Rai Purdy  As a matter of public record and to mark the occasion  as Rai Purdy comes to an end of his tenure as the president of the Gibsons Landing Theatre Project, we would  offer a few remarks for the record.  The attempt to bring a commercially viable theatre to  the picturesque landing area of Gibsons came very close  to success. It was intended to provide a much needed  facility for locals and, with professional actors in the  summertime, to give Gibsons a destination resort identity.  It was an excellent project, listed as a priority for Gibsons economic development by the Gibsons Economic  Strategy Committee. It was also served tirelessly and  well by as talented and dedicated a group of community  volunteers as has been collected together in one  endeavour on the Sunshine Coast in the past 20 years.  It was also subjected as no other community project  has been to an unending series of vindictive and  misleading attacks. One of the constant critics was an  unsuccessful applicant for the job of fund raiser;  another was a former director who left in disgrace. One  of the two fulminated about matters financial whilst  spending much of the eighties on social assistance. Like  a pack of rabid dogs, otherwise decent members of the  arts community rounded on the project, joining the attack.  Through it all Rai Purdy kept his dignity and his  open-heartedness. Luck was not with him finally when  the federal and provincial funds promised were switched  to Sechelt at the last minute. But for that he would have  proved his vision was meritorious and silenced the  venomous detractors in the most telling way possible, by  rendering a significant and valuable and enduring service to his chosen community.  We applaud his splendid efforts and admire his grace  under constant unjustified and unkind pressure.  Election  By the time this paper is out the Sechelt Indian Band  will be choosing their new Band Government. Letters to  this paper indicate it has been a vigorous campaign.  When the election dust settles, we are sure our Indian  neighbours will pull together and face their promising  future united. We wish them well.  5 YEARS AGO  President of the Sunshine Coast School Teachers'  Association Brian Butcher slams the confrontational  approach of the provincial government in matters  educational. Noting that the educational spending in  this province was amongst the lowest in Canada, Butcher called for evolution not revolution in the way  education Is run in BC.  A group of Pender residents attend the regional board  requesting the re-opening of Kleindale Cemetery.  Director Ian Vaughan of Area A tells the Coast News  that boommen laid off at the Goliath booming grounds  will be able to tind work in fish farming.  Sechelt celebrates its 29th year as an incorporated  municipality in the same week the death is announced  of the municipality's first mayor, Christine Johnson.  10 YEARS AGO  On the evening of February 13, the Five Spot ��� a local  prawn boat, hit a deadhead off Gibsons and sank within  its own length.  The Sunshine Coast Regional District decides  against supplying financial support for a Teen Task  Force for the Sunshine Coast.  Valdy plays to two packed houses In Roberts Creek in  what are billed as "The Last ot Ihe Five Dollar Concerts'.  20 YEARS AGO  The school board has been informed by BC  Telephone that the space occupied by the board in the  building on North Road will be needed by the phone  company by January 1,1971. New premises will have to  be found by the school board by that time.  30 YEARS AQO  Roberts Creek Credit Union celebrates is 19th anniversary of service to the community.  Gibsons Board of Trade has asked council to consider some sort of control over the indiscriminate use of  fireworks in the area.  40 YEARS AGO  School trustees urge the roads department to see  that hills are sanded so that school buses can operate.  Cost of a new firehall for Gibsons Is expected to  reach $1,300.  The Sunshine  00*11 YIIff  r.kii.k.d b�� GLASSFORD PRESS LTD.  Editor: John Burnside  Caryl Worden  Kent Sheridan  Production Mgn Jane Sluari  Stwrrl Payne  Bev Cranston  Bonnie McHeffey  Brian McAndreuv  BUI Rogers  The SUNSHINE COAST NEWS Is  published on the Sunshine Coast. BC every Monday by Qlasslord  Press Ltd., Box 460, Qlbsons, BC VON IV0. Gibsons Tel. 886-2622 or  886-7817; Sechelt Tel. 885-3930; Pender Harbour Tel. 883-9099; Gibsons Fax Tel. 886-7725. Second Class Mail Registration No. 4702.  The Sunshine COAST NEWS is protected by copyright and reproduction of any part of It by any means is prohibited unless permission in  writing is first secured from Qlasslord Press Ltd., holders of the  copyright. SUBSCRIPTION RATES  i: 1 year US; 6 months 120; Foreign, i year 140  Office Mgr: Anne Thomsrn  Dee Grant  Advertising Mgr: Fran Burnside  John Gilbert  Jean Bruccoli  locally owned newspaper,  E^  Well, I suppose I'm going to  have written something controversial before this piece gets  finished, so I'll start off, I  think, with something that can  scarcely be denied. I believe that  it is true that my credentials for  discussing the future and the  past of theatre on the Sunshine  Coast arc as good as anyone's. I  have also, you will admit, had  very little to say about the subject though obviously the opportunity has always been al  hand given my role as publisher  and editor of the local  newspaper.  For those who do not know, I  was one of three founders of the  Driftwood Players back in! |%9  - the others being Eileen  Glassl'ord and George Matthews. I was also a founder  member of the Eileen Glassl'ord  Arts Foundation, subsequently  renamed the Gibsons Landing  Theatre Project.  In addition, I have performed  wilh every theatre group which  has been active on the Sunshine  Coast in the past 20 years: the  Suncoast Players, which were  Pender Harbour based; and  Ensemble Theatre which  operated out of Roberts Creek  briefly in the early I980's. I  have seen many theatre projects  come and go and have opposed  none of them.  1 am deeply saddened by the  last-minute failure of the people  who carried on the Gibsons  Landing Theatre Project after I  resigned in 1987. That failure  was occasioned by the decision  of senior levels of government  to provide all the funds likely lo  be available lo a project of the  'M^&Ul VC<^ Givc" recewl���ncirts,oiie  !i|W\ V-^cah only imagine thc*iiiluic^  jF   UM\ of Ptetal Service locally!  (��hj.iNill nptoiur rqwi*- fetotfw-?)  Cv**  (CANADA POSTNOTICE: De��r CMtoiMts;  7*^    /��> ( *"*" posting your |ett*rjtptoisr AriMij  ainntt/Hi lite toe often. '��� **��J>  Esjr.'��"**-Vi*V  l-T*   . '   a        V.  The theatre debate  - one man's view  Sechelt Indian Band which included a theatre.  I am doubly saddened by the  failure of the Gibsons Landing  Theatre Project's stalwart  members to achieve a role so far  in the proposed renovation of  the Women's Institute Hall into  a usable theatre space. In my  view, the open-heartedness with  which the GLTP turned and offered their collected monies and  talents towards the renovation  of the Women's Institute was  admirable and in the best interests of the community.  I also believe, and this puts  me at odds with many it seems,  that to wring one's hands and  lament ihe failure of local  groups to co-operate is not  enough. There seems to be a  tendency for people to do that  and to feel righteous about their  innate superiority because they  haven't come down on one side  or another.  No, it is necessary to trace the  root causes of the failure to cooperate and name them, if they  are to be eliminated. One takes  this position knowing that  charges of bias will inevitably  follow.  In an interview conducted by  Ellen Frith a month ago an unnamed representative of the  Heritage Society said it was not  possible to amalgamate because  the constitutions (of the theatre  group and the Heritage Society)  are 'apples and oranges'. They  certainly are, because the constitution of the Heritage Society  makes no mention of running a  theatre.  It is my view thai ihe abrasive  intransigence of Heritage Socie  ty President Fred Inglis is at the  root of the problem. I note that  the acquisition of heritage status  for the residence of Fred's  grandfather, unquestionably the  most outstanding heritage site  on the Sunshine Coast, was not  achieved by the Heritage Society specifically because of a like  intransigence on the part of  their president.  Not content with the deserved  kudos from the community for  spearheading the fight to save  the old community hall, it seems  to me that Fred Inglis is taking a  dog-in-the-mangerish attitude  to it. He is supported by the current executive of the Driftwood  Players who are looking no farther ahead than what they conceive to be free rehearsal space  when the building is Anally  usable.  Nor, in comparison with the  theatre project people, is there  any track record of successful  management on the part of the  existing Driftwood Players. The  current leadership, mainly  Dianne Evans and Nest Lewis,  presided last year over the  demise of the Summer Play  Parade, did they not?  Lost also in the shuffle is the  concept that Gibsons will need  something soon to give it some  character and identity. As what  is described as the hottest real  estate market in BC, we are in  danger of becoming a bland and  featureless bedroom suburb of  Vancouver and the new by-pass  will be just that.  The theatre project, let us  remember, was the second  priority of the Gibsons  Economic Strategy Committee  and designed to give Gibsons a  destination-resort identity.  The Heritage Society has 20  unachieved projects on its list of  desirables. I wholeheartedly  support their goals and ran  historic pictures of the Coast  every week in this paper for a  dozen years in the hope of  awakening some interest in the  Coast's vanishing history.  I cannot believe the best interest of the Heritage Society  will be served if the group  spends all its time raising money  and its president's energy  renovating a single hall to standards that the best advice  available to us tells us will be  uneconomic for its users.  The founding spirit of the  Driftwood Players and the Gibsons Landing Theatre Project  was Eileen Glassford. Hers was  a genius for inclusion and cooperation. Most of the principals mentioned knew her and  should remember that.  Thaw  Over the land freckled with snow half-thawed  The speculating rooks at their nests cawed.  And saw from elm-tops, delicate as flower of grass,  Whal we below could not see, Winter pass.  Edward Thomas  In a nutshell  i  Rushdie still under pressure  by S. Nutter  It is now just on a year since  the Ayalollah called on all good  Muslims lo gel out and murder  Salman Rushdie, a British  citi/en, for writing a book called  Satanic Verses. In this year the  Ayalollah himself has gone up  among (he celestial houris. Died  in fact, but his target Rushdie  remains below, protected by ihe  Special Branch of Scotland  Yard.  This situation is hotting up  again, if there can be said lo be  comparatives in such an extraordinary case. The paperback edition of the book is now  due to come out, compounding  a thousand fold the initial insult, if that is what it was.  This time the publisher, Viking Penguin, and Mr. Rushdie  well know how the book is  viewed by Muslims throughout  the world. When the book first  came out maybe not, but now  there can be no question of how  they feel.  So here we go again with the  question of freedom of the press  on the one hand, and a requirement we have given ourselves to  sec lhal no culture shall be  stomped upon by any other  culture.  In this perhaps we have some  kind of a stake. Canada is the  only country in the world, or  history I think, lo have a  Minister of Multiculturalism. It  may be that not many in our  ministry, or anywhere else,  know much of what this means.  It could be that it's just the idea  of the thing that carries it along.  But here we have a situation  that clearly falls within the  jurisdiction.  Rushdie himself is saying that  the paperback should come out,  and Rushdie of course is the guy  who's under the gun. For all of  this year he has been in the  hands of the Special Branch.  They choose the places where  he'll stay, and they tell him  when to move. A turbaned type  comes in unexpected to the local  pub, and it's pack the bags and  on and on again.  He has of course made an  awful lot of money. The first  edition sold out across the  world on its 'celebrity' value  perhaps alone. Who knows how  many of those purchasers have  actually read the thing.  But still, for Rushdie, this can  hardly be a viable world.  Perhaps, if he would decline the  paperback edition, he could  climb himself out of it. He  chooses not.  So here we go again. A year  ago when the whole thing first  boiled up there was what might  have been expected: a strong  reaction from the Brits. No  Head of State from wherever  puts out a murder contract on  any of our citizens, etc. Now a  year later there seems a different  view.  John Le Carre, writer of  Smiley's People and all that,  weighs in from New York with  an opinion. How he gets into it I  don't really know, maybe as an  expert in international intrigue  and writing. Whal he says is  that the book is not worth the  bloodshed.  There has been bloodshed.  Six were killed and a hundred  injured in Pakistan; and 12 anti-  Rushdie types were shot by the  Bombay police. None so far in  Canada, but our booksellers are  explicitly under this sword.  A year ago when it all first  came up there was serious  discussion. Gzowski I  remember on morning radio  raising the issue with  booksellers from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. That survey  was two to one I think in favour  of protecting the employees.  In Britain there are 3000  employees of Viking Penguin.  There is also the strongest tradition against any kind of force  interfering with the press, if  anyone wants to bet though, I'll  say the paperback does not get  out.  Vour community's  AWARD-WINNING  newspaper Coast News. February 12,1990  Letters to the Editor  Preserve Gospel Rock  Knaus called to account on bus issue  Editor's Note: The following  was received for publication.  Mr. Jacob Knaus:  Your response to the concerns raised in Trudy and Frank  Heller's letter, re: school busing, have in turn raised some  concerns in me since it comes  from an aspiring trustee.  In your letter you imply that  the Franklin Road students are  forced to walk to school  because the district has created  special bus services for French  Immersion students at English  speaking students' expenses. A  simple phone call lo the school  board office would have told  you this is not true.  French Immersion students at  Gibsons Elementary ride the  regular high school bus from  Roberts Creek and walk from  Elphinstone. Langdale Heights  French Immersion students ride  to Gibsons on the bus returning  from delivering students to  Langdale Elementary School.  Franklin Road students attend Gibsons Elementary  whether they attend French Immersion or not. Furthermore  They live within the walking  radius which is excluded from  the provincial busing subsidy  and, with or without French  Immersion, would not get an  extra bus because the cost is  prohibitive.  The busing issue is not one of  English speaking students  trudging miles through the  winter snows while French  speaking students ride in  limousine-style comfort. The  real issue is that there are not  enough buses to meet Ihe  demands of a growing student  population and the school  board has been forced to make  hard decisions on where ils  educational dollars will be spent  thanks to 10 years of Socred  restraint; in short, buses or  books.  The question to you as an  aspiring trustee is whal are you  going to do lo address the real  problem?  Do you recognize that society  as a whole benefits from its  education system in its doctors,  scientists, technicians and  tradespeople and therefore has  an obligation to fund that  system?  Will you therefore work to  get the educational tax burden  off the backs of us homeowners  and shifted back onto the province as a whole so that our  Sunshine Coast students can obtain an education equal lo those  in areas of greater population  density?  Or are you going lo continue  r  the user pays attitude that has  produced a state of crisis in  education and make a small  group of French Immersion  primary students the convenient  scapegoat for 10 years of education restraint?  If it is the latter, as a parent  of children about to enter the  school system, I have to ask  myself, what is your and your  organization's real agenda? Are  you really running for the posi  tion of trustee to ensure that the  inadequate education funding  levels stay the same or worsen?  If that is the case what programs will be your next target?  While you might think 1 have  strayed a long way from the  issue of a bus for a student on  Franklin Road, your response  to Mr. and Mrs. Heller's letter  invites these questions.  A trustee should be making  informed decisions on behalf of  all students, basing those decisions on facts and not fanning  the fires of hatred wilh personal  biases and misrepresentations.  An aspiring trustee should be  running for the position of  'trust' because he/she believes  he/she can make a positive contribution to the education of  our children, not on a negative  platform of being anti-teacher  and anti-French.  Rob Bennie  Editor:  I live south of Gower Point  Road slightly west of Gospel  Rock and I wish to express to  you and Gibsons Town Council  (who will receive a copy of this  letter), my concerns about  preserving Gospel Rock as is.;  it's a remarkable area anil  I'm concerned recent activity by  developers will spoil it.  W.L. Wilson  More transit help needed  FUN PACKAGES  Reno  Pioneer Inn �� Mights  Departs Feb  IB* Feb 25  From $ 169  Las Vegai  Hacienda Hotel�� Mights  Departs Mar 18 * Mar. 26  From  $389  ^---^���TaVaW Independent  Red Carpet trivet  Oltatotrt titAVfl Oepi.  886-9255   Travel Service  *^p Su����wt Agacciw  Professionals  Editor's Note: The following  was received for publication.  SCRD  Box 800,  Sechell, BC  Re: Local Transit Service  Dear Sirs:  As you review the transportation needs of residents of the  Sunshine Coast, we ask that you  give serious consideration to the  needs of menially challenged  people.  More and more mentally  challenged adults (mentally  retarded) arc coming into our  communities to live as independently as possible. Opportunities for meaningful employment and vocational education  as well as community integration are now a reality for individuals who, in the past, were  cither kepi at home or in an institution.  Availability of transportation  is vital to the full integration of  mentally challenged persons.  Throughout the province,  people with mental disabilities  do nol have adequate transportation services. In urban areas,  access lo regular transportation  services is available, but in rural  or semi-rural communities like  the Sunshine Coast this is not an  option.  It is quite impossible for these  people to work or use recreational facilities and community  programs and services without  transportation. The only  transportation service now  available is not of any real use  because of the lack of routes.  As well, transportation needs  do nol finish at the end of a  work or school day and  transportation   should   be  available for residents, mentally  challenged or not, outside of  business or school hours.  We often hear the question,  "How can I participate if I  can'l get there?"...and we applaud the efforts of families,  friends and volunteers to meet  the transportation needs of  menially challenged people.  However, we believe lhat no  one should have to rely on the  good will of others for a service  as essential to community integration as transportation.  We trust that this letter is  helpful to you in determining  further transportation needs on  the Coast and would be happy  lo meet with you lo discuss the  matter further.  Nancy A. MacLarty,  President,  Sunshine Ass'n. for  the Handicapped  vVbtVEKTON  _lNVtSIMI.NI  SayiCB  Sit*. 11910  IS THIS THE TIME TO BE  INVESTING IN GOLD?  Analysts believe we are entering a Bull  Market in gold.  If you wish to take advantage of the  tremendous potential that a Bull  Market in gold would create,  Call Lionel Wolfermann  at 688-3477 or 662-5275.  Wolwton Securities Lit).  P.O.Box 10115, IBM Tower  701 W��l Georgia,  Vancouver, BC, V7Y US  / specialize in merging resource companies.  Band members for Dixon  SWEETl  )F MINE  Sol  TAKE ME TO THE  .OMEGA  TO DINE     ���  FEBRUARY    14TH  886-2268  Editor:  Laws are rarely obeyed out of  fear of the police or punishment, except in totalitarian  states. In free, lawful societies,  laws are obeyed because an  enlightened citizenry generally  recognizes the advantages of  obedience and co-operation,  But here in Sechelt, the word  obedience has an obsolescent  overtone. The Sechelt Indian  Band government is losing  authority, and in the absence of  authority, obedience is scarcely  possible unless money is spent  for lawyer fees.  The word discipline, whose  roots is the same as that of disciple, now has as its primary application a form of intimidating  encounters. As the meaning of  words change so, does our  quality of life and behaviour  degenerate?  We must not allow ourselves  to remain the captives of the  challenges of the past. We must  look forward to the challenges  of the future. The primary  challenge of the I990's will be  economic development. Meeting this head on will require a  substantial shift of the Sechelt  Indian Band's resources to  membership oriented activities  and employment for all.  Despite all the rhetoric about  the success of the past two and  one half years, we have done a  one million dollar debt in housing in less than a year, reversing  20 years of black ink and we  Gibsons Rugby  Valentine's  Dance  Feb. 17 - 8pm to 1am  Sechelt Indian Band Hall  Ticket! $10 ��� Available al Ernie & Gwen's Drive-In, Gibsons  & Big Mac's, Sechell  TEMPORARY LIQUOR STORE  During renovations of the  GIBSONS  liquor store, a temporary store will  be located across the Mall.  Due to space constraints,  empty returns accepted ot  CANS ONLY  (4 dozen maximum daily)  THE MANAGEMENT & STAFF  Thank you tor your cooperation  Liquor Distribution Branch  went from a stable responsible  creditor to the first debtor  native self-government band in  Canada.  Now this was done, the Chief  and Council borrowed over  $600,000 in March 1987 to construct new homes at the  Bayview subdivision, and in  1988 borrowed another  $300,000 to launch construction  of more new units, instead of  following the recommendation  that the past Chief and Council  were endeavouring to do. That  is to negotiate with CMHC at  the Ottawa level and ratify an  important agreement which  would have made the Sechelt  Indian Band an agent of the  CMHC institution.  Furthermore, the past Chief  and Council would have created  a Sechelt Indian Band housing  construction crew to build our  new units.  Even so, accumulating all  that debt would not have been  so bad if we had invested the  money we borrowed in activities  that expanded our capacity to  produce more resourceful (people) band members.  That would have generated  new wealth with which to pay it  back. Instead the Chief and  Council spent it in an unproductive capital buildup, without  acknowledging the best approach to attaining the one  million dollars, which was a  new initiative recommended by  the Chief and Council in 1986  that wouldn't have generated  any bills or debts of thai  magnitude for the Sechelt Indian Band.  We do not want to ever be in  debt to the banks.  We want to use our new  resources and revenue to create  new jobs and wealth for SIB  through Education: which  would be one of our distinct  society's most crucial investment today for our children's  productive capabilities to be  self-sufficient in their time.  We have to make the right  decisions today to survive in the  next century. Our future is today. We support Stan because  Welcome  Editor:  It was with trepidation and  concern lhat I turned the pages  of the newspaper, looking to see  what persons, if any, would be  courageous enough to commit  to serving on our high-profile  school board.  What sheer delight to read  the name of Francis Konopasek  as one of the candidates!  Now, here is a man who nol  only lives in the voting area and  is involved extensively in community work, he would also be  an asset to our school board and  serve that area well.  Had I been living in the present voting area, my ballot  would surely be cast for him.  Mrs. Sheila Evanson  More letters  on Page 17  he is capable of making it better  for the Sechelt people through  the resources we have at hand.  His strength and aggressiveness to get any job completed should not be mistaken  for dictatorship. As the former  Chief he was mandated to do  what had to be done and many  referendums were held during  his time.  He knows the potential we  have  and  will  initiate good  economic development projects  for the betterment of the Sechelt  ' Indian Band.  Vote  for  Stan   Dixon  February 12, 1990.  Concerned Sechelt Band  Members  NEW ESCORT IX  So complete all it  needs is you!  In-Stock Now!  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SOUTH COAST FORD  '�� Month Closed  Lull  - foal Paymenls'91  - '1000 Down/Trade  - Sales T.i, E��lrn  ?C  ; W fc'*,1   '-' J '-'  laJtsAn: - ..'_ ��� .  -.^ij.lx: L'ssj ���  v r " *��� Coast News, February 12,1990  ���Position vacant  Four run for school board  by Rose Nicholson  I; On February 17 four contestants - Mary Bittroff, Doris  Phillips, Jakob Knaus and  sJFrancis Konopasek - will be  ���Seeking election for the school  -.trustee postion left vacant by  'Ithe retirement of Al Lloyd.  :|MAKY BITTROFF  t Mary Bittroff sees consideration of the budget as the most  ^important issue facing the  Jschool board in the next few  ���months.  i "1 have the experience of be-  'ing on the school board in Delta  >for four years," she told the  Coasl News. "It's very complex  and the possible need to run a  Referendum will add to thai.  | "In Delta we had one of ihe  ���Jowesl costs per pupil and one  ;of the highest range of achieve-  .mem of all the districts in DC.  . "I think another challenge  Cfor the board is lo so structure  ���their funding and resources lhat  jt benefits the classroom teacher  rather than the administrative  Structure, because the classroom  jis where education really happens. With the current shortage  x>( teachers, we are going lo  Slave lo be able to attract good  teachers to the Coast.  > "The Year 2000 was a very  jgood study, but I'm wondering  ;how it will happen if we have to  jgo to referendum. You can't br-  3ng in good programs without  adequate funding. Is Ihe government saying that the local  School boards have lo do il. and  IrJo it with the local taxpayer's  ���tnoney?"  DORIS PHILLIPS  I Doris Phillips is a resident of  ;the Pender Harbour area. She  has lived all her life on the Sun-  Shine Coast and all her children  went to school here. She now  has grandchildren in school.  "1 have an open mind and  I'm willing to learn," she told  the Coast News. "I know I have  a lot of common sense and now  that my children are grown, I  have a lot of time for things like  this."  JAKOB KNAUS  Jakob Knaus came to the  Sunshine Coast Ave and a half  years ago after spending 34  years in Sri Lanka with a Swiss  e:;port company.  Starting at the age of 22, he  eventually became the managing director of the company,  with three factories and over  600 employees under his command.  He told the Coast News that  his priorities are "to provide  students with safe schools in an  earthquake threatened part of  the world; lo provide every  child wilh an equal opportunity  lo acquire skills required in  adult life; lo allocate our limited  resources for the greatest  benefit for the largest number  of pupils: and to make the  schools accountable to the lax-  paying public in the face of a 17  per cent functional illiteracy rate  in BC."  Knaus is a director of the  local branch of the Association  for the Preservation of English  in Canada (APEC). Asked for  his thoughts on the language  issue he said, "1 think everyone  should learn at least one other  language, but 1 ant not for an  early immersion system. They  should learn English first, and  once they have mastered the  language, from Grade 4 onwards they should then learn the  knowledge and culture of  another language."  The liquor store in Sunnycrest Mall has found a temporary home  across the mall whilst 12 weeks of renovations go on at its perma  nent site.  -Kent Sheridan photo  Gibsons names  Waterfront park  by Dave Fraser  ;' Gibsons Town Council has  finally decided upon a name for  the town's new waterfront park.  ; Council approved the name  Gibsons Landing Park at its  meeting Tuesday night after  receiving a 37-name petilion  from local area residents.  Mayor Diane Strom said ihe  name Gibsons Landing Park  was appropriate as it honoured  the spot where ihe town's  forefathers first landed.  The name Winegarden Park  was proposed last year by some  local residents lo honour an ear  ly Gibsons pioneering family.  Recently, council received 19  letters and petitions favouring  the name.  Alderman Ken Collins,  noting the great deal of local  support for the Winegarden  name, urged council to make a  commitment lo using il soon in  the future.  Mayor Strom said Winegarden has topped the town's list of  names for some time, adding  lhal with ihe town's rapid  development there will be many  opportunities to name streets  and roads alter early pioneers,  in keeping with town policy.  FRANCIS KONOPASEK  Francis Konopasek lives in  Halfmoon Bay with his wife  and children. A retired senior  university professor, he spent 35  years as a research physicist and  'a teacher of teachers'.  He was Canada's first single  male foster parent and over the  years he and his wife have had  about 200 foster children in  school.  He has had extensive experience as a member of a variety of education related boards.  On the Sunshine Coast, he is a  member of the school board's  Health and Safety and Annual  Report Committees, and is a  member of the Parent Advisory  Committee and the Cross  District Parent Council.  Konopasek expressed concern about several issues.  "School taxes must be kept  under control. The new system  of referendums may help, but  also may hinder the wise spending of lax money.  "Our district from West  Sechelt to Egmont must be  given more access to the school  board. The school board offices  are too far away and the area  too large. I propose moving the  board offices to Sechelt and a  re-alignment of boundaries.  "The overall idea of the Year  2000 sounds great, but I have  serious doubts about details,  especially cost and implementation in the higher grades. Luckily, we have 10 years to make  changes and learn from experience.  "I believe strongly in an effective Core French program  but know that it costs money.  We must bring the present program up to standard at  minimum cost.  "I believe in French Immer  sion as an alternative program  which should be available to all  children in the district.  "1 believe in governance by  consensus; and in co-operation,  not confrontation. My most important ideal is a belief in the  supreme value of our children  to our country. We must make  sure they grow into adults who  are our pride and not our  burden."  Jit '"    W  n&new.YoyiTexmRfa&iwGs  '    Have Thietrt Pratesstonalky fteppifltBd. .:'  <��  'Call KevinEluik  8BW286  COASTAL  PAINTING AND DECORATING  SHOP LOCALLY  3  *-���** "i:fe ���    ���'" - '  ~TTj  Get Red Carpet Insurance Service  RENEW YOUR  AUTOPLAN WITH  tTHE PROFESSIONALS  AT SUNCOAST AGENCIES  Did you know that your Autoplan coverage is related  to the use of your vehicle? 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HSU. *  $3  .49  SAVE 1/3  FLANNEL BACK TABLECLOTHS  'Homaspun' design sn-     rid. f 8.99  Qrsy or   $Ei99  A OENDtS COMPANY  SAVE 25%  12-PACK DISHCLOTHS  Baskst weave 14" >  14" dishcloths at an  outstanding stock up  price!  RM. 17.99  $C99  F��-P*CK Coast News, February 12,1990  5:  President Rai Purdy made his farewell speech to the Gibsons Landing Theatre Project last week. Purdy Is stepping down after two years. Mary Bittroff has been chosen by the 1990-91 Board of Directors  to be the president. -jot,, r^nou, photo  Bittroff named president  Rai Purdy steps down  Rai Purdy stepped down as  president of the Gibsons Landing Theatre Project at the  society's annual general meeting  last Thursday.  Purdy spoke wilh feeling  aboul the disappointment endured since the last annual  general  meeting when senior  government funds which were  slated for ,ne building of a  theatre on the firehall site in  Gibsons Landing were diverted  al Ihe last minute to the Sechelt  Indian Band and the subsequent  difficulty in assisting with the  renovation of the Women's Institute Hall in Gibsons for the  NANETTE ELDRED  Personal Income Tax Preparation  886-7595  Anytime Monday or Tuesday - Saturday after 6 pm  Or drop-off information slips at  The Coin Shop, Sunnycrest Mall  Anytime Monday to Saturday  ���*,���     >���������  NOTICE OF  PUBLIC  HEARING  Zoning Amendment By-Laws  No. 555-26, 555-36,  and Official Community Plan  Amendment By-Law No. 600-3,1990  Pursuant to Sections 956 and 957 ol the Municipal Act, a  PUBLIC HEARING will be held at Ihe Municipal Mall at 474  South Fletcher Road al 7:30 pm on Wednesday, February 28,  1990 lo consider Zoning Amendment By-Laws No. 555-26,  555-36 and Official Community Plan Amendment By-Law  No. 600-3, 1990 which are proposed to amend the Town of  Gibsons Zoning By-Law No. 555, 1986, and the Town of  Gibsons Official Community Plan By-Law No. 600. 1988.  The intent of the amending by-laws are as follows:  Zoning Amendment By-Law No. 555-26,1990.   1. A general "Housekeeping" by-law to amend sections ot  Ihe base by-law for the Town of Gibsons.  Zoning Amendment By-Law No. 555-36,1990.  1. Provides for the addition of the Marine Zone 2 (M.2)  zoning to the base by-law for the Town of Gibsons and  the application of the Marine Zone 2 (M.2) to that portion  shown on the plan below.  Official Community Plan Amendment By-Law No. 600-3,1990.  1. That Map 1(a) ol Schedule "A" ol the Town of Gibsons  Official Community Plan By-Law No. 600, 1988 be  amended to include lhat portion, as shown on the map  below, within the Tourist Commercial designation of tho  Official Community Plan.  A copy of tho amending bylaws is available for inspection  al Ihe Gibsons Municipal Olfice, 474 South Fletcher Road,  between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday to  Friday.  Rob Buchan  Municipal Planner & Approving Ofllcer  'HP5  use as a theatre.  "No doubt something good  will come of all this," said Purdy as he thanked his directorate  for their untiring efforts and  support.  The society heard a  treasurer's report which indicated that the society, despite  an inactive year since the news  about the senior governments  was received last March, had  over $100,000 in funds and  pledges and no outstanding  debts.  Membership also was  reported as standing at 397  members, many of which were  family memberships involving  more than one individual.  Jay Pomfret, society member  spoke about the efforts to have  the Heritage Society accept the  suggestion that only a 200 seat  theatre would prove economic  for users and said that he had  been informed by Victoria that  the enlargement needed to provide that seating could pass  heritage standards.  Heritage Society Secretary  Gwen Robertson was in attendance and quoted Ihe same  bureaucrat in a letter apparently  faxed to her that day and underf,  date of February 8, that such art  tMension would lid! be 'accept  The impasse with ihe  Heritage Society continues.  In other business, the society  voted to contribute $4000  towards erasing the deficit incurred in building the Performing Arts Pavilion in Sechelt for  the Festival of the Written Arts.  Youths  to fast  by Dave Fraser  How many people are willing  to go 30 hours without food to  help out the poor in developing  countries?  On February 16 and 17,15 or  so youths will gather together in  the Calvary Baptist Church and  fast as part of a World Vision  thrust to raise funds to help the  starving and destitute of Third  World countries.  Owen said a similar effort last  year by the church's senior  youth group raised $2000 for  Third World relief.  Youth group member Leila  Roberts challenged other youths  to take part in the 30-hour  famine. "We should be willing  to give up our free time and  food to help the poor."  The youths were motivated to  take part in the fundraiser after  viewing films of the starving  and diseased in impoverished  countries. One touching scene  showed workers earning 25  cents a day crushing rocks in  order to keep their babies alive.  The senior teens will be approaching local residents with  pledge forms. Anyone willing to  take part in the 30-hour famine  challenge should contact Kay  Owen at 886-8788.  Theatre  Continued from page 1  "Both groups should get  together and reconcile their differences and decide in the long  term what is financially best for  the community," said Mayor  Diane Strom, who offered to  mediate a meeting of the two  groups, suggesting a February  12 date.  There were also four  members of the Heritage Society present Tuesday but they  were not permitted to address  council as they had not obtained  permission.  Sunnycrest Mali,  Gibsons  Prices effective  Mon., Feb. 12  to Sun., Feb. 18  HOURS:  9:30 am ��� 6:00 pm  Fridays 'til 9:00 pm  11:00 am ��� 5:00 pm  Sun. & Holidays  Fresh Whole ��� Shoulder  PORK  PICNIC *,1.79 ,B.  77  Cut Into Chops - Quarter  PORK  LOIN *,4.39 lo.  Fresh B.C.  SHRIMPMEAT  kg 15.44 Ib.  Frozen ��� Whole  Head Off - Pink  SALMON ..��, 4.39  lb.  Family Pack - Pork Butt  STEAKS  ��<> 3.511��.  1.99  6.99  1.99  1.59  Fresh Product of  Central America  BANANAS....... 72 3,J. 9 9  kg 1.08 ib. iTiJ  1.29  B.C. Grown ��� Mcintosh or  Red Rome  APPLES  Fresh ��� Cut  DAFFODILS  Bunch of 5  Nabisco  SHREDDIES  Nabob Tradition - Ground  COFFEE  675 gm  .300 gm  Scotties - Facial  TISSUE  Cashmere  BATHROOM  TISSUE  8's  Regular or Diet  Coke/Sprite/Canada Dry  POP  2 (  2.48  2.28  97  1.99  1.88  Sunbeam - White or  60% Whole Wheat  BREAD  .570 gm  Oven Fresh ��� Crusty  ROLLS  12's  Plus Dsposit  .99  1.49  .  ��� .U.fi  -��i*i m) it V W -'���-<-' .J/..l>i.'--U�� .  -*.���.W  -*.*-��- ���*. Coast News, February 12,1990  PENINSULA  CENTRE  N.D.P. CLUB  General Meeting  Sunday, February 18,1990 at 1:00 pm  Greenecourt Hall, Sechelt  Coast traffic wrestled with the snow conditions again last week.  At the left above cars snake their way down the Rat Portage Hill  where a semi jack-knifed and, on the right, even the Department  of Highways made some unscheduled visits to the Coast's ditches.  ���Kent Sheridan photos  George    in    Gibsons  Rocky Cooper vs St. Pierre  ALLIED  A Free Gift for You  from Sears and Us  The CareW Movers  When you make your move with Allied, in addition to quality service  you will receive your own personal "SEARS WELCOME HOME  MERCHANDISE SAVINGS BOOK" filled wilh coupons lhal can add up  to Ihousanda ol dollars in savinss on many ol Ihe items you will need  as you settle inlo your new home. (lll ,���., ,��� ,������,RF,;,  no uMtfallnn r.llm.lr.  LEN WRITS TRANSFER LTD.  Custom Packing, Storage, Local & Long Distance Moving  HNY.IOi.ailSOM  Pender Harbour customers     Bae ������������ '  plaaaa Oil COLLECT WratSW  by George Cooper, 8864520  To Mr. St. Pierre:  Dear Saint:  So nice of you to take note of  us in your column of January  25 in the Vancouver Sun. In fact  you pay more attention to the  Sunshine Coast in this article  than you ever did when you  were our backbench MP and a  Liberal at that.  Actually you were MP for the  Chilcotin lo which the Sunshine  Coasl at that lime was attached  as an afterthought. You did  visit here occasionally, your  Father Christmas build suggesting you might be bringing  gifts -bought by our own tax  money. Was it about thai time  your party began to show signs  of hoof and mouth disease?  You say this particular column of yours was written by someone from the Chilcotin,  hiding behind the pen name of  Downwind Tracker, who is  wintering here on the Sunshine  Coast. It's plain lhal you didn't  write it. You are a much better  writer than lhat.  Perhaps you will send Downwind Tracker to summer in  Mexico, and use his letters from  there to subtly reveal not what  Mexico is like, but what  Chilcotin people are like, as you  see them.  Subtle indeed, Mr. St. Pierre,  to use Downwind Tracker's  rube humour, fresh out of the  cowshed, to appear to jeer at  the singers and musicians in our  choirs and orchestra. But all the  time you are revealing Ihe crudity of your beloved Chilcotiners.  Very crafty. But why do you  dislike the Chilcotin, Mr. St.  Pierre, when it has provided  you with the materials for your  splendid novels?  Once the musicians and  singers of the Soundwaves and  of the Pender Harbour choir  realize this, they'll gel the laugh  you intended them to have.  Thank you, Mr. St. Pierre, now  lhat we have read beneath your  lines.  And the musicians will, I  hope, consider my suggestion  thai they invite Downwind  Tracker to be the soloist in the  next concert. Maybe they will  even pay him his $20 back to  bawl out a tune. Could it be  Downwind Tracker is after all  some resident of the Sunshine  Coast?  By the way if Downwind does  perform, he will be taped. A  recording of lhat, entitled  Sounds of the Chilcotin, would  sell up there faster than a grass  fire moves.  Hope you don'l mind when  we hang up clippings of your  column on our bulletin boards  for the sake of those who missed il. We want everyone to  share your subtle shades of  humour. Thanks again, pard-  ner.  GARBAGE  The GVRD News tells of the  growing efforts to recycle waste  in the greater Vancouver region  chiefly to reduce the quantities  of garbage that have to be got  rid of. There are mountains of  il.  Over a million tonnes a year  lakes up a lol of space.  A  ���AAA  ��� ���AAA  LOGS WANTED  All Species  TOP PRICES PAID  270-0693  8864377  I DELTA WEST FOREST SALES LTD.I  ���.������:.���.������:��  umisa.iiiimisi,,,,,.  The  SYLVIA  Hotel  Make the Sylvia part  of your Vancouver adventure...  Single from $42 Double from $50  Featuring "Sylvia's Restaurant & Bistro"  Bring in this ad and receive a  FREE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST  during your stay with us!  ...Overlooking Vancouver's English Bay  OnthcBenchnt 11S4 Gilford  681-9321  Although over 100,000 tonnes of that waste, which comes  from commercial sources is  recycled, only 35,000 tonnes  from residential is.  Many areas of the Vancouver  region now have street pickup  of sorted recyclable waste. Con-  lainers are provided and  residents do the sorting of their  own garbage. Trouble is the  plastic containers get pinched.  EAGLES' NESTS  John Hind-Smith is assisting  the Federation of BC  Naturalists in their province  wide survey of nests. All information gathered is stored at the  BC Provincial Museum where  researchers and others interested can study the information.  Thorough descriptions are  asked for: exact location, height  from ground, any chicks  observed this past season, the  general habitat, water systems  nearby, type of vegetation.  If you have sighted eagles' '  nests, please telephone John at  886-3346 and give as much of  any of the above that you have  observed.  Eagles are certainly more  numerous than ihey were a few  years ago, and some were  recently observed scrapping  over a gull that one of them had  seized near a Hopkins beach.  And many will remember the  sad catastrophe about 20 years  ago when a small plane and an  eagle collided in mid-air over  Gibsons.  FAMINE  Lasl year several groups of  youth undertook to gather  pledges to assist people in countries where drought and wars  had left them hungry and  homeless.  In Gibsons, the project raised  $2000 to be used by World Vision in their Canada-wide campaign. Federal government  funds augment the donations  raised by Canadian youth who  earn the money pledged by  undertaking a 30-hour period of  nothing but fruit juices and  water.  Quite an undertaking for  most adolescents but they have  done it before and intend to do  it again this year.  Beginning Friday, February  16 at I pm a group of young  people in Calvary Baptist  church will not touch food until  7 pm Saturday.  They will be seeking pledges  before that. Do listen.  O WORK WEN?  /IK WORLD  Cowrie St    B8S S858  SECHELT  Open Sundays 11-4  Mdrrnf Ur . 886 4rjJb  GIBSONS  Open Sundays 10 4   --,,,��-, ,����,,,,,, ����� ��� , ,, j  :   l-tffca^.r^lEM' ��hlHfc'i-af Coast News, February 12.1990  Roberts    Creek  A  crew   from  Fraser  River  Piledriving  was  doing  some  maintenance work at Ihe Langdale ferry slip last Saturday.  ���Am Cook photo  At Harmony Hall  108 present at  OAPO meeting  by Frankle, 886-3504  The February meeting of the  OAPO 38 was very well attended wilh 108 members present.  There were nine new members  joining the group and wc  welcome Belly McKowall, V.J.  Crosby, Sylvia Wallace, Brenda  and Jack Taylor, Margaret and  Ken Barton and Jean and Clare  McKeating. We hope you will  get involved in some of the activities at the hall.  We also had a guest - Edith  Campbell.  One minute silence was held  in memory of member Olive  Manton.  Nominations were held and  Hernia: Chamberlin was elected  to the board of directors.  Allison Le Due spoke on  establishing a recycling depot on  the SuperValu lot. It was a comprehensive report, citing the  concerns for the environment,  equipment required, cost  breakdowns, etc. We will undoubtedly be hearing more in  regards to this as it progresses.  Two members have been on  the sick list - Esme Graham and  Bill Hanford, and we wish them  both a speedy recovery.  The organization went on  record as supporting the efforts  of the local homemakers  organization. Homemaker service is vital to the seniors of  Gibsons. They are providing a  great service to the community  for a very low wage and are now  in the process of trying to  upgrade their working agreement for a reasonable wage increase.  Sounds like some very interesting classes with the pain-  ling group as ihey are doing  portrait and'modelling painting  at 10 am on Fridays at the hall.  ��  OH MY OAW.IN  OH MY OAMIN  OH MY DAWN CLEMENTINE  TAKE ME TO THE  OMEGA'  RESTAURANT  THAT'S WHERE I WANNA DINE  FEBRUARY   14TH  ��� 886-2268 #  New member Ene Falkenberg is  giving constructive help and if  you are interested, drop in Friday mornings.  If you don't have a ticket for  Ihe Valentine Dance on  February 17 phone either  Doreen Wilhnall al 886-8945,  Gladys Sluis al 886-9690,  Dorothy While at 886-98% or  Lil Degnan at 886-3544. Nikki  Weber will be supplying the  music.  Also mark March 17 on your  calendar for the St. Patrick's  dance.  The lasl Friday of each  month is potluck supper, starting at 6 pm, after which you  can enjoy crib, whist or darts.  We all expect to have an interesting day at Science World  on Monday and if any members  have any suggestions for a day  trip for March please call me at  886-3504.  To the many members  celebrating birthdays in  February - have a happy day.  The meeting closed with two  humourous readings by Grace  Gilchrist - "Seniors are worth a  Fortune' and 'The Outhouse'  which, no doubt, brought back  many memories to some of the  members.  The next executive meeting is  Monday, February 26 at 9:30  am. Take care and we'll see you  at the next general meeting  March 5 at 1:30 pm.  Fire alert  The fire hazard rating of the  Sunshine Coast's forests will be  easily visible this summer, as  Sechelt District Council plans to  put a forestry fire sign near the  Sechelt Travel Info Centre.  The four-foot by eight-foot  sign which shows the dryness  rating of the forests used to be  located at the forestry building  site at the south entrance to the  town. But since the Forestry offices moved to Field Road, the  fire advisory has not been in  prominent view.  Alderman Bob Wilson warned that the sign should not interfere with the aesthetic setting  of the Rockwood Centre's gardens, "after all the money  we've spent on beautification."  FRAMED  MIRRORS  Good selection of  frames & sizes  in stock now  touch of class  CALL  mm  Hwy. 101 & Pratt Rd., Glbaona 886-73!  Testing makes Bev testy  by Bev Cranston, 886-2215  Fines, fines and more fines.  How can the average person,  the average Creeker continue to  pay? Vehicle testing is happening not just in Vancouver, but  all over BC. There are so many  junkers and close to being  junkers on the Coast, that local  garage owners estimate it at 30  per cent.  I would estimate much higher  than that in Roberts Creek.  How about 50 plus? What will  all these drivers do, myself included? Do you pay the fines,  towing bill if your vehicle is  taken off the road, $39 per hour  mechanics bill, parts etc. It goes  on and on.  Apparently even if your vehicle has decent rubber, your  lights, wipers and brakes all  work, everything checks out,  even your very easily popped,  but never-used-anyway emergency brake works, if you have  dangerously looking or excessive rust on your vehicle  (which is on most Creek trucks),  you will be fined and possibly  be told to 'get il off the road'.  How do you then get to work?  get your wood? transport your  kids to preschool? etc.  Someone suggested a solution  to me the other day. Everyone  with rust buckets, lay on some  heavy bondo and paint your car  or truck rust orange. This way  at leasl, most of Roberts Creek  vehicles will be the same colour  and how can anyone tell if  there's rust or not if the whole  car looks rusty orange?  It's not possible to have a  beautiful rust-free vehicle when  the car has spent its life on the  West Coast. We have salty  roads, sally water and salty air.  We also have Port Mellon raining down on us every day.  We are told vehicle testing is  for our benefit. Is this really so,  or is this just another way for  the average person trying to get  by, to be hassled?  SCHOOL NEWS  There was so much snowfall  last week that the school buses  and drivers had a tough time  getting to and from Gibsons.  On Wednesday all the kids taking buses were sent home early.  They didn't even have time to  eat their lunches.  In the afternoon the sun came  out and the snow disappeared.  It is hard to predict the weather,  especially on the Coast.  The Science Fair is coming up  soon. Remember to have your  entries al the school gym on  February 19 for the show on the  20. There are a lot of ingenious  and enterprizing kids at the  Creek School, so this should  prove to be a very interesting  show.  Come on out and see their  projects at 1:30 to 3 pm for the  public, judging starts at 11 am  to I pm.  The Science Fair has three  main objectives, according to  teacher Eleanor Swan, in her  letter to parents: 1. To encourage student interest and initiative in science, 2. To encourage students to perform investigative science research projects, and 3. To provide an opportunity for students to  demonstrate their interest and  work in science.  Several top projects will be  chosen to enter further competition at the District Science Fair  at Sunnycrest Mall in Gibsons,  March 2.  Thanks, Eleanor, for all your  enthusiasm and support.  LEGION LINEUP  Valentine's weekend will be  featuring the 'Spinoffs', several  members of the Harbour Lights  band, February 16 and 17.  Harbour Lights will be returning March 17 for St. Patrick's  Day Dance.  Order Now!  Place your order for Chicken Pullets  BEFORE  FEBRUARY  For Delivery March  M&M V  Information i Oriel Forms wirfrtaa ar VoUf Authorized Dealer  JAC0BSEN FEEDS    HQSSH  6452 Norwest Bay Road 885-9369        'tho growing pwpli'  isAountmnC^-     _  HOTRS  sC.R/cfW��*  Club  War  lech  ^���ss**-  dub  Model Contest Ends 11:00 dm., Saturday, February 17 at Trail Bay Mall  IUDCINC BEGINS AT NOON  Tue-.. -Fri. 10-7  Sal. S, Sun. 10 - 5   Closed Monday o85-7122  Council agrees  At a special council meeting held recently Sechelt District  Municipality waived the requirement of paved parking at the  new St, John's United Church site for a period of five years.  John Clayton had approached the council on behalf of the  church for such a waiver al a meeting held in January.  PASTIMES  SAY IT   ill  ^WITH     J  BALLOONS���  A TOY STORE ^  Next to Talewind Books 885-9309  It  BM  1 f 1  Kriimfi  i r* i  Jvff  nf *  m  i7��  f v<ja|  rS sWW  ...their own.  No one knows marine navigation better than  commercial fishermen. You're not about to take  unnecessary risks if it means you might not  make it home.  because most accidents at sea are caused -  by human error, the Canadian Coast Guard urges  all mariners to use common sense  Carry adequate lifesaving equipment,  icvcr overload Ihe boal and be cautious at all times.  Let's make sure we all get home tonight.  Someone is waiting  for you at home.  ( amd'i  -- -***.��� - u > Sechelt Seniors  Correction made to exercise record  by Larry Grafton  Visiting divers from Vancouver prepare to explore the Coasl  waters off Halfmoon Bay. -Ruth Formtn photo  Apologies are in order for the  remarks made in my recent column on our exercise group,  conducted by Evans Hermon,  RN, in which mention was  made that Tai Chi was being  practised at these sessions.  I have since been advised a  variation of Tai Chi, Qi Gong,  is the actual exercise being performed by our seniors at their  Monday and Wednesday morning classes.  Other than the change of  name in my article of January  29, the body of the column and  the benefits derived remain as  listed.  VALENTINE DANCE  A reminder that time is running out for purchase of your  tickets to this social evening and  fund-raiser is now in order.  Ticket sales have been brisk.  If a meal of ham and  scalloped potatoes with entertainment and a chance to sit  down and chat with your fellow  members thrown in seems  reasonable (fortunately our  seniors don't know what inflation is) then call one of these  numbers and reserve or arrange  to pick up your ticket for the  dinner on February 24 at 6 pm  in our hall: 885-2878, 885-7792  or 885-2759.  Tickets are available while  they last only, due to seating  capacity in our hall. Deadline  for purchase wil be February  22.  SPRING CONCERT  Tickets for Nikki Weber's  spring concerts are now on sale  and may be purchased at Books  & Stuff, Talewind Books, Strings & Things, as well as from  Len Herder or myself.  Concerts are scheduled for 8  pm on both Saturday and Sunday, March 24 and 25 which  allows the audience a choice of  nights. At the present time the  most popular request has been  for Sunday night tickets.  Proceeds from these concerts  are donated to our branch as a  benefit to our building fund.  OUR AFFILIATE  It's that time of year again  when club and individual  memberships to the National  Pensioners and Senior Citizens  Federation are due.  This organization is your only  voice in Ottawa. They're look  ing after your interests in regard  to detrimental government  legislation being levelled at  seniors countrywide.  Membership is $2 per year  and their publication, The National Pensioners and Senior  Citizens News (four issues per  year), can be had for an additional $3. This publication will  keep you current on their activities on your behalf.  Please funnel your membership dues to Adele deLange  rather than by mail. She may be  reached at 885-2545.  YOUR  "COMPLETE"  TRANSMISSION CENTRE  ���AUTOMOTIVE t MARINE  ���AUTOMATIC k STANDARD  ���FRONT AND REAR WHEEL  DRIVE   "CLUTCHES  Come see the Specialists at  EAQLE TRANSMISSIONS  The Coast's first Transmission only shop.  Phone Kerry at  886-2111  673   B Payne Rd.  i Automatic Service Special      stut Only '84.98  TRANSMISSION SPECIALISTS FOR 18 YEARS  BMY DAM.IN       ��  MY DAKLIN      #*  OH MY DA��UN ClIMINTINI  TAKE ME TO THE  OMEGA*  I    REST-A-U R A-N T  tHAT'S WHERE I WANNA DINE  tfEIIUAHV   14TM  ���886-2268*  Sechelt    Scenario  Forge meeting  by Margaret Watt, 885-3364  The Suncoast Writers' Forge  will be meeting on Wednesday,  February 14 at 7:30 pm in  Rockwood Centre. 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RETIREMENT WORKSHOP  On February 13 from 10:30  lo noon Community Services  will be putting on a workshop  entitled 'Volunteer Opportunities for Retirement'. If you  are retired and you're Finding  time heavy on your hands, this  workshop is for you. It's free.  Coffee and tea will be available.  For more information call  885-5881.  REMINDER  Sunshine Coast Toastmasters  meeting will be on Wednesday,  February 14 at 7:30 pm at  Kirkland Centre, 4602 Simpkins  Road, Davis Bay. All are  welcome. For more information  call 885-3206.  1990 ;  Autoplan  Changes  iy  PREMIUMS  Auto insurance premiums  for 1990 have been increased by  no more than six per cent for  two-thirds of B.C.'s claim-free  motorists as a result of changes  to Autoplan for 1990. In dollar  terms, this means variations  ranging from premium decreases  ofabout$15to increases of  around $60 for these motorists.  Changes include major  adjustments to rating territories,  increased "No-Fault" Accident  Benefits and the annual "aging"  of some vehicles. The impact of  1990 claims cost increases is  also a factor.  These changes and increased  claims costs mean that ICBC  will need an estimated 4.8 per  cent more money in 1990 than  in 1989.  Other claim-free motorists,  such as those who have their  vehicles rated for pleasure use  only or who live in some of the  newly defined rating territories,  will see their premiums rise  seven to thirteen per cent.  Premiums for Compulsory  and Extended Third Party Legal  Liability coverages combined  have been increased by six per  cent for new and renewal  policies as of January 1,1990.  Underinsured Motorist  Protection and Comprehensive  coverage also rise by six per  cent. Premiums for Collision  and Specified Perils coverages  remain unchanged.  ���ICBC  WHAT'S NEW?  Of Territorial changes mean  increases over and above the  general increase in some  communities and contribute to  either decreases in premiums or  less of an increase in other areas.  utW "No-Faull" Accident  Benefits have been increased for  auto-related claims, occurring  on or after January 1,1990,  resulting in injury or death.  W For those who qualify,  disability benefits for an employed  person have been increased to  $200 per week from $145.  PT The limit of liability for  medical and rehabilitation benefits  has been increased by 50 per  cent to a maximum of $ 150,000.  W The maximum amount for  funeral expenses has been  doubled from $1000 lo $2000.  MT To reduce fraud, proof of  identity is now required for  most Autoplan transactions.  FINES &  DRIVER POINTS  W Motorists caught violating  traffic rules ate now required to  pay fines in addition to being  assigned penalty points and  charged Driver Point Premiums.  US* Drivers with five points or  more are billed for points recorded  in a twelve month review period.  Up lo December 31,1989, Ihe  twelve month review period  starts fourteen months prior to  ihe driver's binhday (coming  forward twelve months) but as  of January 1,1990, the review  period will start 17 months prior  lo Ihe driver's birthday to allow  for recording and processing time.  SECHELT INSURANCE AGENCY  885-3261  Corner of Wharf & Dolphin,  al Ihe Traffic Light. Sechelt  A Complete Insurance Service  ��� AUTOPLAN ���  SUNSHINE COAST  INSURANCE AQENCIES LTD.  GIBSONS:  Tum. Thurs.   9:30-5:00  Friday 9:30-6:00  Saturday       10:00-2:00  SECHELT:  Mon.Sat.  9:00-5:30  TRAIL BAY MALL  SECHELT, BC  885-2291  HARBOUR AGENCIES INSURANCE^  *~~^oZ!mmmmWm*��� SETBu,,n,MlT,ml'nd *"   nn���m n  John Forward  ��� HOMEOWNERS ��� COMPUTERS        '  A-av.* ���   ��� BUSINESS ��� LIFE ��� BOATS ��� TRAVEL yUWMOn,  ��� RRSP ��� MOBILE HOMES ��� TENANTS NOTARY PUBLIC  Sunnycreal Mall. Olbaons. Be 886-2000  Covering ihe Sunshine Coasl lor Qt/er a Qaneretlon  ��� KRSP ��� MOBILE HOMI Business help centre booming  Coast News, February 12,1990  by Caryl Worden  The Sunshine Coast Business  Development Centre (SCBDC)  in Teredo Square in Sechelt offers a treasure trove of practical  advice, detailed guidance and  cold hard cash for small  business and entrepreneurs.  As part of the federally funded Sunshine Coast Community  Futures Association (SCCFA),  the Business Centre has already  helped more than 120 people  since opening almost a year ago.  Eleven businesses have received  loans from the centre's $1.55  million pot, resulting in the  creation of 27 jobs and the  maintenance of seven jobs  locally.  "These are high risk loans,"  Community Futures Manager  and Co-ordinator Sharon  Sawchuk explained to the Coast  News. "People must go to  traditional lending institutions  first. Only after they've been  refused will we look at a  loan...at two to three per cent  higher rates."  But the loan fund is only one  aspect in the SCCFA's five-year  strategy. The program began on  Remember Tour Valentine  February 14 at  TH* DREAM Shoppe  Leasing  Computer  Systems  Photocopiers  Fax Machine  100% Financing  No Down Payment'  Necessary j  atlas  OFFICE SOLUTIONS LTD.  phone         5511 wharf'St., Sechelt fax  885-4489     . 885-4696  the Coast because of the high  unemployment rate -10 per cent  locally, which is two per cent  higher than the provincial  average. Members of the  SCRD's Economic Development Commission and successful local business people saw the  need for incentive programs,  and set the ball in motion for  the federal program.  When the Community Futures Committee was first set  up, it developed a nine-point list  on which new businesses would  be evaluated. The criteria includes environmental soundness, job creation potential,  resident and visitor benefits,  growth potential and long term  viability.  The first stage in the SCCFA  plan was the Business Centre,  which is run separately from the  SCCFA and is expected to  become self-supporting at the  end of five years. The association and the centre each have a  board of directors and share  one full-time secretary.  Sawchuk is the association's  only full-time staff member.  Denise Quarry is the Business  Centre's Acting Manager, and  Pam McKinnon is the full-time  business analyst.  The centre provides free advice and counselling to new and  existing businesses. A library of  reference materials is available,  offering self-help books on  everything from starting a  business from scratch to general  guides on financial planning,  details on free trade and a comprehensive book on the  numerous business assistance  programs available in BC.  The SCCFA's second phase,  Ihe Self Employment Incentive  Program, began last August  and is geared towards those  people currently on unemployment or welfare. Successful applicants receive $200 a week for  one year to get them started in  their own business. "Before applying Ihey must have a completed business plan, which we  can help them draw up," said  Sawchuk.  So far 20 entrepreneurs have  been accepted into the program,  beginning projects such as  cabinet making, stone masonry,  and leather crafting. The individuals must also initially pul  up $2600 in cash or in kind.  Sawchuk explained that tools or  a vehicle already owned and  that would be used in the  business could be considered an  'in kind' contribution.  For people who believe work  is available in another part of  the province or country, the SCCFA offers a Relocation Program. Job opportunities are explored, contact made with that  area's Canada Employment  Centre, and the SCCFA will  pay 50 per cent of relocation  costs, up to a maximum of  $5000.  Other projects of the SCCFA  include looking at the impact of  the retirement community on  the Coast and identifying possible jobs that could be created to  serve this sector. "I'm still  working on material collected  by a researcher we hired last  summer for this project," said  Sawchuk, adding that the over  55 age group comprises 30 per  cent of the population, and  there's "$3 to $5 million in  leakages" - products or services  that are being bought off the  Sunshine Coast.  Training Strategies is another  area being addressed by the  association. "We'd like local  employers to take down the barriers as far as on-the-job training of employees," Sawchuk explained. This includes upgrading skills, developing new  skills as the markets change and  even offering basic training for  new employees.  "For example, take the  hospitality industry," Sawchuk  said. "What kind of training, if  any, does a new waitress or  chambermaid receives?" The  SCCFA has recently hired a  researcher to study training opportunities locally, and plans to  develop a strategy that will  result in more private sector job  training.  "To suni up our aims, we're  trying to reduce the unemployment rate on the Sunshine  Coast," said Sawchuk. "And  make it possible for businesses  to have a complete range of services without having to look off  the Coast.  The Sunshine Coast Business  Centre is at 205-5710 Teredo  I Street, Sechelt. Or call 885-2639  for  information  on the full  range of programs.  a  MOW OPS fl  �����  Betty Demarce  E & E PHOTOGRAPHY  Quality Lab Services  ��� Custom Enlargements  Colour and Black & While  ��� Copy negatives/prints  ��� Retouching & Restoring  o  Colour and Black & White  Lab Open  for Customer Service  10-2 Mon. - Sat.  287 Cower Pt. Rd., Gibsons Landing 886-4586 8am-l0pm  Special Selected Dresses  Store Hours        ,0 - 5  Mon. - Sat.  Rnu way you Slice it  the Classifieds bring results  4     ��      ��      *      9      ���      I  A SPECIAL TIME LIMITED OFFER  TO BENEFIT CONSERVATION IN  CELEBRATION OF EARTH DAY  RQ5ERT 5ATEMAN  The Air, the Forest and the Watch  THE SHADOW BAUX  GALLERY   is now taking orders on this  exceptional wildlife printl  Come ��� View this wonderful print,  matted and framed by our professional  staff. Have them assist you in acquiring  one of your own.  ���The Time Limited  Edition Print  *485����  ���Exclusively Framed  *835����  -'SO00 of each sale of this print is  being forwarded to the  graduating class of Chatelech  Secondary School.  -��50���� Gift Certificate from the  Shadow Baux Gallery will be  given to each purchaser of a  print.  As Well - SHADOW BAUX invites you to  view our many other outstanding prints  and to participate in our timely annual  framing sale!  25 - 50% Off on Selected  Framed Prints  25% Off on  All Custom Framing!  Shadow Baux Galleries  Cowrie St., Sechelt  885-7606  M -  a^. Coast News, February 12,1990  The Incredible stillness of the waters off Coopers Green lent this cottage a reflection so clear thai the  picture looks as good upside down as it does here. -Ruth Formicr photo  Hc'ilfmoon B;iy Hnppcninys  Chimney fire danger  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  The Halfmoon Bay Volunteer Fire Department answered  a Monday morning call to quell  a chimney fire in the Eureka  area. It was such a hot one that  it could well have developed into a major house fire.  The occupant had recently  had the chimney cleaned bul  had been burning damp firewood which is particularly bad  for accumulating creosote.  Residents should take note of  this fact and made a habil of  regular cleaning.  At the recent annual general  meeting of the Halfmoon Bay  Fire Department, the following  slate of officers was elected:  Fire chief Mike Perrault;  assistant chief, Bob Merrick;  secretary-treasurer, Bob  Stanhope; training officer, Ron  Marshall; pumper captain,  Preben Skytte and tanker cap-  lain, Colin Philp.  In addition, Terry Anderson  was appointed safety officer  and Bryan Carson as fire  prevention/public relations officer.  Thanks were extended lo the  outgoing executive, with special  appreciation   to  Greg   Phelps  \BEA YEAR-ROUND GARDENER]  with a SOLAR OPTIC GREENHOUSE  THEJJLTIMATE IN GREENHOUSES!!  Keeps itself warmer in winter,  cooler in summer. Automatically  regulates temperature and  humidity. Proven in B.C.. Alia..  Yukon. Virtually impervious to  wind & hail.  GROW VEGETABLES &  FLOWERS IN ALL WEATHER  16' long. 8' wide. 8' high Extendable in  live loot increments (Olher sizes  available). Moulded Irom a special lormula  fiberglass No mainlenance. tirst cost, only cost. Has ils own foundation Meals for  much less than a conventional greenhouse.  DIRECT ffiOM THE MArMACIUHEP.  Dillrtrad arm ais.mblarj wilh a 20 yaar wirrmly  The Summerlander'  Minufictund by: Imperial Plastics Ind.  Bt�� 1110, Summerlind, B.C. VOH 1Z0  PH: (604) 494-3226  Sales 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Gibsons Sunnycrest Mall Parking Lot  Feb. 19 & 20  Sechelt PetroCan Station  Feb. 25, 261 27  who has been fire chief for the  past six years.  BUMPER STICKERS  A number of bumper stickers  saying 'Save Our Post Office'  are now available in Halfmoon  Bay. If you would like one give  Jim Elliot a call at 885-2076. A  charge of $l is necessary to  cover costs.  MARK THE DATE  Saturday, February 24 is a  date you should mark on your  calendar. This will be another  popular 'Pub Night' at Welcome Beach Communily Hall  where you can have an evening  of fun and games. You can play  cards or whatever and join a  sing-along wilh Joan al the  piano.  Starts at 8 pm and admission  for  members  and  friends  is  $2.50 which will include light  snacks.  NEW BABE  Congratulations to Bob and  Chris Tween of Redrooffs on  the birth of a second grandson  in Tsawwassen. '    *"  POWER OUTAGES ,  It was a rough week for Ihe  BC Hydro fellows last week  when we were invaded with  snow and wind storms.  Those of us at the Halfmoon  Bay end of Redrooffs seemed to  be the unlucky ones whose  power was affected so many  times. It would just be back on  for a few hours and then bingo  -off again.  However, under the circumstances and considering the conditions under which the crews  had to work, they did a great  job. Thanks, fellows.  Davis Bay  News ��t Views  Seawalk  opinions  by Lauralee SolM. 885-3510~  Thank you to the ones who  took the time to drop a line or  phone about your views on the  seawalk to Sechelt. The 'No's'  took awhile to reach me.  Ms Dulson wrote: "I am not  in favour of a seawalk Davis  Bay to Sechelt. Why would we  want to pave paradise?  "Many pay every winter to  holiday in Mexico, Fiji and  Hawaii, etc. They come back  with pictures of surf meeting  sand, much like our Davis Bay's  natural beauty. A seawalk  would mar that with a man-  made look.  "Do you think you can improve on nature? People come  here because we still have some  natural scenery. Don't try to  make Sechelt look like the city.  Don't pave paradise at the expense of the local taxpayers!"  Another thought we should  leave things alone, beautiful and  natural. A seawalk would  definitely spoil it. At low tide  you can walk along there  anyway.  There are still more people  for than against judging by the  ones who contacted me.  M and P Smith wrote: "It  seems strange in this day and  age when we all are concerned  with our environment, that sufficient funds cannot be  allocated to develop a proper  walking path.  "Many people, young and  old, would like lo enjoy a safe  walk to Davis Bay, this popular  gathering place. As it is, walking from Sechelt or Selma Park  is a life threatening experience,  consequently one opts for the  automobile.  "Our own attempts, using  the 'Indian file' method in the  present ditch, has been a nerve  shattering experience with the  present day volume and crush  of traffic."  Then from Dr. Diener: "I  wholeheartedly support a proposal for the establishment of a  Please turn to page 11  This Week Only  \UNBELIEVABLE  COFFEE PRICES!  London's Best  Columbia Excelso |  Mexican Pluma  Costa Rica  At the Unbelievable Price Of  $599  No Robustas  lb. ���-��* Caffiene        ^B^^  Regular '7.45 I  less Expensive than Supermarket Prices  i.  yiTCHEH Qf.BmVf.Ll  StaSechett  HOUSE CALLS  At Investors, wc don't keep bankers  hours. We keep yours. So if you can't  come to us, we'll come to you.  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PENDER HARBOUR CREDIT UNION  Serving Its Members lor 43 Years  Business Hours:  Monday ��� Thursday 10 am ��� 4 pm  Friday 10 am - 6 pm  Madeira Park Centre  Call 883-9531  Fax 883-9475  Compan our Bates  Term Dep.  11%%  RRSP  11%  12.5 % Dividend Declared Post Office  campaign continues  Coast News, February 12,1990  11.  by Ruth Forrester  The 'Egmont Environmentalist' Katie Devlin keeps the highways  and by-ways around Egmont clean of cans and bottles wearing  her orange Department of Highways jacket and snagging the  trash with her walking slick. -Ann Cook photo  Pender Patter  School election  by Myrtle Winchester, 883-9099  Election of a school board  trustee to replace Al Lloyd  (retired) takes place at the  Madeira Park Elementary  School on February 17.  By all means take the time to  vote in this election because it  relates lo the education of the  children of Fender Harbour.  Davis Bay  News ��t Views  Opinions  Continued from page 10  seawalk between Davis Bay and  Sechelt. Those who measure the  quality of life in amenities other  than cars and television sets  would no doubt make extensive  use of the opportunity to walk.  "As a newcomer to the Davis  Bay area 1 am disturbed by the  great shortage of walking trails  and paths for pedestrians."  DB/WC ASSOC.  Reminder that the February  meeting of the Community  Association is tonight (Monday)  at 7:30 pm. The guest speakers  will be from the Elderhostel  Program. Everyone is welcome  to attend.  TOASTM ASTERS  Welcome to the Toastmasters  who will now be holding their  meetings at Kirkland Centre in  Davis Bay.  Their meetings are held the  second and fourth Wednesdays  of each month and guests are  made most welcome.  CELEBRATION DAYS  Another meeting is planned  for tonight (Monday) at the  Municipal Hall at 7:30 pm. Letters have been sent out to every  group in the area and they all  should be sending a representative. This year we are starting  early in the planning, however,  to be a success we need participation.  Let's everyone, young and  old, gel out and support this.  If you have views about  anything that happens in Davis  Bay please drop me a line to  Box 1434, Sechelt or call me at  the above number in the early  evening or bei.veen 9 and 4 al  885-5212.  CUPID'S CHOICE  FOR SWEETHEARTS.  Just call or visit us  today to send the  FTD�� Sweethearts  Bouquet for  Valentine's Week.  Ann Lynn  Flowers  885-9455  MM Dolptlln Sr.,  Sachall  m  *TMTradarrwtaotnO       �� 118900  *1__ r  If you're a taxpayer, you may  want some input inlo how your  tax dollars are being spent in the  educational chunk of the  budget.  Of the several nominees for  the position, only Doris Phillips  is a Pender Harbour resident.  She runs tor the position of  trustee with the wholehearted  support of Al Lloyd.  NUKE NEWS  There were reports last week  of a Los Angeles class submarine, ihe USS Birmingham,  at Nanoose. It's armed with  'tomahawks', which are seagoing cruise missiles.  GOOD NEWS  My stolen stamp collection  has been recovered, but the  thief has not been identified.  Two anonymous young gentlemen found it, carefully wrapped in plastic, stashed in the  bush off a trail. My thanks to  them both for gelling il back to  A group of some 24 concerned citizens met at Coopers  Green Hall last Sunday  February 4 to continue discussions on the protest of the  closure of the Halfmoon Bay  Post Office.  "This does not just concern  Halfmoon Bay, nor is it a  political campaign," said Chairman Jim Elliot. The people  don't seem to realise that every  post office on the Coast is under  the gun."  Post office employees are being assured by Canada Post that  there are no plans for further  closures, but other sources state  this is not the case.  "They won't know anything  about it till it happens, as was  the case in Halfmoon Bay."  Canada Post employees from  other areas on the Sunshine  Coast revealed some startling  facts as to what is happening to  the mail in recent times.  "How do you think we feel  when customers complain that  their parcel contents are damaged on arrival. Your mail is now  delivered to the Coast by private  contractors in vehicles which  might well be also used for such  things as fish deliveries. The  mail no longer comes in Canada  Post bags, but in clear plastic  bags which must be purchased  by the contractor himself."  Another employee pointed  out thai there are many  customer complaints when the  post office runs out of requested stamps.  "Each post office is allotted  so much slock, but the franchises can order as many as they  want. This makes for dissatisfied customers and for frustration of Ihe employee who has to  explain Ihis. Also, in Ihe case of  your priority mail, delivery is  only guaranteed from major to  major centres. Therefore, those  for rural areas can remain in the  post office until the next day."  Vice-chairman Ralph Mahar  read some excerpts from the  summary of the corporate plan  which keeps repeating that 'the  ultimate   goal   is   to   meet  customer service'.  "The employees keep getting  notices and even a video telling  us what a wonderful job we are  doing. But we know that the  customer is not getting good  customer service."  All people on the Sunshine  Coast are urged to write letters  to Mr. Marchand, Standing  Committee Consumer and Corporate Affairs, Room 618,  Wellington Building, House of  Commons, Ottawa, Ontario.  KIA 0A6.  There are 14 members of  parliament sitting on this committee and it is their job to take  your concerns to Canada Post  and the government. This committee is to present ils recommendations to the government  some time in early March.  "If everyone from one end of  the Sunshine Coast to the other  is united, we too can get our  protests to Ottawa and give support to those other areas, some  of whom are already in Ottawa  making their presentations."  Another suggestion was that  of those who are offered franchises refused to take them  there would be a better chance  of our post offices being retained.  CENTRE HARDWARE  YOUB LOTTO STORE , ////v  oonoS     7  Madeira  Park  Shopping  Centre  883-9914  ���xmess  CLOvts >  SERVING  PENDER  HARBOUR &  EGMONT  Egmont  News  Upcoming  events  by Dixie Percy, 883-9602  It's February now and you  know what that means.  Put a big X on Saturday,  February 24 because that's  when the Egmont Lions are  having the Egmont Lions  Charter Dinner, more details on  lhal big event next week.  Well, the ground hog saw his  shadow on Ground Hog Day  so, according lo that theory,  spring should be right around  the corner. Hang in there!  HARBOUR INSURANCE  AGENCIES LTD.  ��� Autoplan  ��� Business  ��� Life  ��� Homeowners  ��� Travel  ��� Marine  Did you know that changes to  Autoplan for 1990 include major adjustments to rating territories?  Remember, your vehicle has to be  rated for the territory in which it is  principally operated. Has your territory changed? Be sure to check  with us.  For your convience:  ��� Open 9 am to 5 pm  ��� Monday thru Saturday  ��� Madeira Park Shopping Centre  883-2794  PHONE COAST NEWS  .   '���  I  ^.  Time For A-B-C's... 885-393C  5 "A" Want Ad "B"rings You Ready "C'asl  kEnjoy a Day of Business, Leisure  and Shopping in  VENICE NORTH  (Pender Harbour Has It  AUTOMOTIVE  Like  YOUR NAME  Hetel  Call The COAST NEWS  883-9911  PENDER HARBOUR  CHEVRON  Complete Auto Repair  24 HOUR TOWING  883-2392  Tom Toolery Ltd.  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Coast News, February 12,1990  LEISURE  Coast Potter Alan Grout has a new selection of pottery on display  at Hunter Gallery in Gibsons Landing. ���Kent Sheridan photo  At The Arts Centre  Joan Warn Show  The Joan T. Warn Retrospective, which opens Wednesday, February 14 at the Arts  Centre, includes a wide cross-  section of the work of this prolific artist.  The energy which fills her  work also led her in the exploration of many media and techniques. Most aspects of her talent  are represented here, from in-  limale family portraits to scenes  front her travels, as well as images of Ihe many natural attractions of the Sunshine Coast.  This show can be visited until  March 10 during gallery hours:  Wednesday to Saturday, 11 to 4  and Sunday, 1 to 4.  MARKETING ART  Don't miss the February 15  deadline to pre-register at the  Arts Centre for a workshop on  business skills for artists and  craftspeople given by Alice Rich  from the Emily Carr College of  Art and Design.  This two day workshop will  include marketing methods,  promotion of both the artist  and the artwork and concerns  of the home-based artist.  This course takes place at  Capilano College on February  24 and 25 from 9 to 4 and the  fee is $45. For further information please contact Elaine Fut-  terman at 885-2395.  m a k y K a y  WE TEACH  SKIN CARE  Mary Kay has a  provenieffective skin care  program for you  Call today.  Professional Mary Kay  Skin Care Consultant  Gladys Elson  886-3063  SLIDE SHOW  On Friday evening, February  23, audio visual wizard and  underwater photographer Tom  Sheldon will present his four  projector slide show on west  coast marine life.  Tom is an excellent photographer, a commercial diver  and a very interesting speaker.  Bring your  family lo this  show. The slides begin at 8 pm,  tickets at the door are $4 for  adults, $2 for children.  IMAGES & OBJECTS  The annual BC Festival of the  Arts sponsored by the provincial government will be held  again this summer.  Artists from the Sunshine  Coast are invited to submit  three works in any media for the  exhibition Images and Objects  which is a traditional part of the  festival.  Deadline for submissions is 4  pm Saturday, March 10 at the  Arts Centre. The juror will be  announced at a later date.  Works accepted will be  displayed at the Arts Centre  from March 14 to April 1 and  will then be sent for display with  other entries throughout BC to  the 8th Annual Images and Objects exhibition at the BC  Festival of the Arts.  University  Women's  bursary  The Canadian Federation of  University Women of the Sunshine Coast Club, involved in  many community activities, are  for the first time offering  financial assistance as well as  encouragement to a mature  woman seeking re-entry into a  program leading to a degree.  General criteria for the  assistance are: One who is a  Sunshine Coast resident; is a  woman; has been accepted by a  recognized degree granting institution.  Applications must be in by  May 1. Further information call  885-9589,885-3315 or 886-2605.  mt   Pronto's  * VALENTINE  * SPECIAL  King of the Safecrackers  The desperate years  by Peter Trower  The Kingston Hospital - like  almost all sections of the grim  old jail - is a bleak unpleasant  place, tightly-guarded and rigidly controlled. It is a far cry from  the relatively bright and easygoing facility at San Quentin.  Instead of flower gardens and  cheerful ocean vistas, the small  barred windows look out only  on stark yards and looming  granite walls. There are always  several prisoners recovering  from abortive suicide attempts  or the ugly lacerations of corporal punishment. The penal atmosphere is omnipresent and  unrelenting. Herb Wilson falls  easily enough into the familiar  routine but, as he goes about his  duties, he often finds himself  thinking wistfully of Spark  Plug's corny jokes in the Bumping Ward. There are no jokers  here. But it is marginally better  than the rockpile or the jute  mill.  In his spare time, Herb  Wilson tries to resume his  writing - but the stifling atmosphere of Kingston and his  cynical frame of mind, are  hardly conducive to creative  pursuits. He gives up in disgust  and devotes his energies to  writing letters, still determined  to try and market his earlier  manuscripts. He has enlisted the  help of his lawyer in this regard,  but the editors remain  unresponsive.  The head orderly in the  prison hospital is a shifty-eyed  ex-burglar named Frank Smith.  He has been serving time since  1934 after receiving eight years  for wounding a police officer  during a robbery and possessing  housebreaking instruments.  Smith is pleasant enough on the  surface but there is a quirky nervous quality about him. Wilson  neither likes nor trusts Ihe man  bul he endeavours not lo let his  feelings show. He simply does  his work and tries to avoid get-  ling too chummy with Smith.  Herb Wilson had not been  working at Ihe hospital for  more than a few weeks when he  begins to notice that Frank  Smith is excessively friendly  with the overseer - a guard named Ralph Noble. They often  take coffee together, chatting  like two old schoolmates instead  of convict and keeper. Guard  Noble appears lo pander to  Smith - almost as though their  roles were reversed. Wilson  finds their relationship a bit  odd, bul he thinks nothing more  of il al the lime.  The regimented months plod  by.  Herb Wilson has heard  nothing from his wife Alice in  almost two years. She has  evidently heard of his latest  troubles however. On February  24, he receives word from a Los  Angeles attorney that Alice has  finally filed for divorce. Wilson  feels little emotion at the news  -il surprises him thai she hasn't  made such a move long before  this - but there is the matter of  Ihe several pieces of property  they still possess.  Feeling he is entitled to some  share of their mutually-owned  real estate, Wilson contacts a  firm of lawyers in London to  file a petition on his behalf. It is  a futile effort under the circumstances. The divorce is  granted on the grounds of  desertion and all the communal  properties revert to Alice. Herb  Wilson simply shrugs when he  gets the news. He is getting used  to disappointments. It simply  adds fuel to his bitterness.  Kingston, with its stringent rules  and harsh discipline, is getting  to Wilson. He begins to seriously consider returning to crime  on his release.  The more Wilson studies the  odd friendship between Frank  Smith and Guard Noble, Ihe  more he begins to suspect they  are in a collusion of some kind.  Smith's behaviour is odd at  times - as though he had access  to alcohol or drugs. On one of  these occasions, he became  unusually talkative. "Say,  Wilson," he confides, "got a  proposition you might be interested in."  Wilson is instantly  suspicious. "That so?" he says  warily.  "Little money-making deal.  Down in the basement of this  building there's a cupboard full  of narcotics. I figure we can  steal them, smuggle Ihem out of  the joint through a contact of  mine and sell them on the out  side. My contact will use the  loot to buy whatever we want  -booze, tailor-made smokes,  morphine. Sure would make the  time pass a damn sight easier.  What do you think?"  "Afraid you're talking to the  wrong guy," says Wilson. "I  don't drink, smoke or use drugs  - never have. I'd just be taking a  risk for nothing - and I don't  feel like doing any stretches in  the hole."  "Well ain't we the dean-  living type?" declares Frank  Smith, scornfully. "I figured an  old rounder like you would have  done it all. Suit yourself - but I  may have to rope you in  anyhow - whether ydu like it or  not."  Giving Wilson a hard look,  Frank Smith walks off, leaving  the implied threat behind him.  To be continued  hM*Tk��N*N  VALENTINE'S DAY SPECIALS  Dinners for Two  8 oi. Filet Mignon  ��� Choice of Crah or I itjer Prawns  H oz. New York  ��� Choice oi Crah or Tiger Prawns  $  45  90  Above served with Rice, Roast Potato, Fresh Vegetables, Onion Rings or Mushrooms, Tossed Green  Salad, choice of Appetizer (each person) and Garlic Toast Plus Tea or Coffee.  $367S  Above served with choice of Appetizer (each person) and Garlic Toast Plus Tea or Coffee.  BBQ Chicken & Rihs with Spaghetti  SQIIlMMjMW  dl.l.lUJU.IuUHJJ  $  41  00  p  Above served with Greco Salata, Souvlaki, Roast Potato, Vegetables, Rice, Kalamari, Spanakopita,  I Dolmathes, Satziki, Pita Bread, choice of Appetizer (each person) Plus Tea or Coffee.  ���^���nMH'l**-'    ... ____^^_   Miu^msmswaamm w .,���_   Katherina ��� Hoateti  Reservations Recommended  885.1995 or 885.2833  Treat your Sweetie to  Steak & Lobster  $1595  With all the Trimmings  MIS  WTIONAL REAL EST*  GIBSONS REALTY LTD.  No. 888-3753      Sunnycratt Shopping Contra, Qlbaona 836-2277 or Toll Frao 682-1513 11  2 locations to serve you  PRONTO'S  ���Mkiiii^HM^ Rhythms  of Life  Coasl News. February 12,1990  13.  A review of astrological signs  by Penny Fuller  Several years ago, at some  New Age event or another, I  picked up an astrological handout published by Phoenix  Metaphysical Books which  described the blessing and  challenge God gave each  astrological sign. It sums up the  highest potential inherent in  each sign. I have never been  able to establish who wrote it,  but I share it with you now,  with gratitude to 'Phoenix'.  And it was morning as God  stood before his 12 children and  into each of them planted the  seed of human life. One by one  each child stepped forward to  receive his appointed gift.  "To you Aries I give the seed  first, that you might have the  honour of planting it. That for  every seed you plant one million  more will multiply in your  hand. You will not have time to  see the seed grow, for  everything you plant creates  more that must be planted.  "You will be the first to  penetrate the soil of men's  minds with My Idea. But it is  not your job to nourish the  idea, nor question it. Your life is  action and the only action 1  ascribe to you is to begin making men aware of My Creation.  For your good work I give you  the virtue of self-esteem."  Quietly Aries stepped back to  his place.  "To you Taurus I give the  power to build the seed into  substance. Your job is a great  one requiring patience for you  must finish all that has been  started or the seeds will be  wasted to the wind. You are not  to question nor change your  mind in the middle nor to depend on others for what I ask  you to do. For this I give you  the gift of Strength. Use it wisely."  And Taurus stepped back into place.  "To you Gemini I give the  questions without answers, so  that you may bring to all an  understanding of what man sees  around him. You will never  know why men speak or listen,  but in your quest for the  answer, you will find my gift of  Knowledge."  And Gemini stepped back into place.  "To you Cancer I ascribe the  task of teaching men about  emotion. My idea is for you to  cause them laughter and tears so  that all they see and think  develops fullness from inside.  For this I give you the gift of  Family, that your fullness may  multiply."  And Cancer stepped back into place.  "To you Leo I give the job of  displaying My Creation in all its  brilliance to the world. But you  must be careful of pride and  always remember that it is My  Creation, not yours. For if you  forget this, men will scorn you.  There is much joy in the job I  give you but do it well. For this  you are to have the gift of  Honour."  And Leo stepped back into  place.  "To you Virgo I ask for an  examination of all man has  done with My Creation. You  are to scrutinize his ways sharply and remind him of his errors  so that through him My Creation may be perfected. For doing this I give you the gift of  Purity of Thought."  And Virgo stepped back into  place.  "To you Libra I give the mission of service, that man may be  mindful of his duties to others.  That he may learn co-operation  as well as the ability to reflect  the other side of his actions. 1  will put you everywhere there is  discord, and for your efforts I  will give you the gift of Love."  And Libra stepped back into  place.  More next week.  [^GIBSONS  g^LEGION  JlrwridN (..unin bttj  Branch 109  ^Roberts'  *J Creek  LEGION  Br���ch 219  | Mt'mlH'fs & quests welt omt-|  Fri., Feb. 16 &  Sat., Feb. 17  Spinoffs  SUPER SPECIAL  Fri. Night    '6<x> I  Smorgasbord  Grilled       >6o,, |  New York Steak  Sat. Night  On Channel 11  Tuesday, February 13  7:00 PM  Parliamentary Talk Back  Ray Skelly, MP joins Nancy  MacLarty in the studio for an  hour of interactive community  television. MLA Harold Long is  on holiday this month and is  unable to participate.  8:00 PM  The Heart Fund  Mary Findlay hosts a discussion to promote this month's  Heart Fund Campaign. Joining  Mary   in   the   studio   are  volunteers Bev Miller, Anona  Hawke and Mike Metcalfe.  8:30 PM  Dog Behaviour  Helen   Roy   and   Gordon  Pollock discuss choosing the  right   puppy   and   how   to  welcome it to the family.  Thursday, February IS  7:00 PM  Candidates for School  ���   Bo*rd Trustee - Area A  Live Phone-In  The area of West Sechelt and  North Coast is going to get a  new trustee in the school board.  Quilts,  quilts,  quilts  Quilts, quilts, quilts of every  shape, size and colour will be on  display at the 3rd Annual Quilt  Show to be held at Rockwood  Centre, Saturday, February 17  from 10 am to 9 pm and Sunday  the 18th from 11 am to 4 pm.  The show, sponsored by the  Sunshine Coast Quilters Guild,  will consist of entries submitted  for display from groups and individuals from the whole Sunshine Coast.  Two years ago, the guild,  consisting of 12 very enthusiastic members, put on their  first show at the Arts Centre.  Since that time the interest in  quilting has grown to such an  extent that several groups have  been formed from Gibsons to  Madeira Park, all under the  umbrella group - The Sunshine  Coast Quilters Guild  This is the second year that a  quilt block contest has been  run. This year's entries entitled  'Spring Has Sprung' are being  displayed in Sew Easy's window  from February 5 to 15. Blocks  from last year's contest have  been made into a beautiful heart  quilt which will be on display at  the show. The quilt will be raffled in May with proceeds going  to the Transition House.  Admission will be $2.50  which includes tea and coffee.  There will also be ongoing  demonstrations of quilting-on-  a-frame and quilting techniques.  Bill Forst welcomes the candidates lo Ihe studio. Please call  during the show wilh your questions and comments for candidates Mary Bitroff, Jakob  Knaus, Francis Konopasek and  Doris Phillips.  8:00 PM  Thalidomide Update  The victims of Thalidomide  in the early 60's have been  struggling to obtain compensation from the federal government for nearly 30 years. The  War Amps of Canada have  been assisting them in their fight  and have prepared this 90  minute program lo inform the  Canadian public of their attempts to make the government  listen.  This Community  Television Schedule  Courtesy ol  SOUTH COAST FORD  885-3281 .-  ���nrrrrTzcr  SWEETMVOI  F MINE  TAKE ME TO THE  .OMEGA  wRESTAURANT  TO DINE    ,  FEBRUARY   14TH  886-2268  ��� ������������������,-  9 9 9  9) ��� ��� ��� ��� ���  ��� ���   Open: Wed. thru S.it. 8 pm - 2 am  Your guide to  the finest in  area dining  A listing of  restaurants  and pubs  tkeCooftt  A dining occasion can get off to a good start when an attentive, charming waitress is on hand to take care of one's  every need. Such was the case at the Wharf Restaurant at  Davis Bay when Laurelle presented the menu and described  the special of the everting.  Since we were celebrating our wedding anniversary we  decided to take our time and peruse the menu. The selection  offered was of such delightful variety that it took some lime  before decisions could be reached. The menu comprised no  less than eight meat selections and eight fish items.  My husband chose the Tournedo's 'Lord Simcoe', which  was translated as prime Alberta tenderloin sauteed in butter  and sliced, served on cognac and garnished with mushrooms.  The rice was accompanied by carrots and fresh mixed green  vegetables. His murmurings of pleasure as he dined were  evidence of the wisdom of his choice.  I found equal pleasure in my chosen fare which was the  filet mignon wrapped in bacon and broiled exactly as requested. Together with baked potato and a variety of  vegetables, it was sufficient for an appetite twice the size of  my own.  Since neither of us have a 'sweet tooth' we agreed on  finishing the meal with a cheese platter rather than any of the  tempting desserts available. Special in the cheese selection was  something quite different, a creamed cheese rolled in dill.  As an added bonus towards a happy anniversary dinner we  were entertained by the Maitre d' who played guitar and sang  a few songs by our table. A climax to a perfect evening.  Thanks, Wharf Restaurant.  Average meal prices do not include liquor  Andy's Restaurant- Every Wednesday nighl is Prime Rib Night. House  specialties include veal dishes, steaks,  seafood, pasla, pizza, Thai food, and lots  of NKW dishes. Don't miss Andy's greal  Brunch Buffet every Sunday from  llam-2:30. Hwy 101, Gibsons, 886-3388.  Creek House - Intimate dining and  European cuisine in a sophisticated yet  casual atmosphere. Wc serve rack of  lamb, duck, crab, clams, scallops, steaks,  also daily specials. Reservations recommended. Roberts Creek Road and Beach  Avenue - 885-9321. Open 6 pm. Closed  Mondays & Tuesdays. V. MC. 40 scats.  Mariners' Restaurant - On the  waterfront with one of the most spectacular views in Cribsons, the Mariners'  specializes in fresh and live seafood, and  also offers a full range of lunch and dinner entrees. Both menus change daily,  with delicious daily specials. Marine  Drive, Gibsons Landing, 886-2334. Monday to Saturday: Lunch 11-3, Monday to  Saturday: Dinner 5-10 and Sundav 5-9.  Sunday Brunch 11-3. 100 seals. V. M.C.  The Omega Pizza, Steak And  Lobster House - with a perfect view  of Gibsons marina, and a good time atmosphere, the Omega is a people-  watcher's paradise. Cast members of The  Beachcombers can usually be found din-  MM/tV DINING  ing here. Menu includes pizza, pasta,  steaks and seafood. Steaks and seafood  are their specialties. Banquet facilities  available. Very special children's menu.  Average dinner for two: $20. Reservations recommended. Located in Gibsons  Landing at 1538 Gower Point Rd.  886-2268. Open Sun-Thurs, 11:30 am -10  pm, Fri and Sal 11:30 am - 10:30 pm.  Seals 145.  Pronlo's Restaurants Two locations  lo serve you. Both serve an extensive  variety of pizza, steak, pasta, lasagne,  ribs, souvlaki in a delightful family atmosphere. Children's menu available. All  dinner entrees include garlic bread and a  choice of soup or salad. Average family  meal for four about $ 15-520. Located al  Wharf Rd., Sechell, 885-1919; and on  Highway 101, across from Gibsons  Medical Clinic, Gibsons, 886-8138.  The Parthenon Greek Taverna  Located oil the esplanade in downtown  Sechell. We specialize in Greek Cuisine,  fresh seafood, steaks, pasta, and pizza.  Open 6 days a week - Tues. through  Thurs., from 11 am - 10 pm and Fri. &  Sat., II am - 11 pm. We are open for  lunch - try our daily luncheon specials.  Lunch is served from II am - 3 pm.  Reservations recommended. We also  have take-out ��� pizza, ribs, pasla, Greek  food and much more! 885-1995 or  885-2833. Kalhcrma - Hostess.  The Wharf ���   Open for breakfast,  lunch and dinner seven days a week.  Breathtaking ocean view and sunsets  from every table. Continental cuisine and  seafood at its best. Sunday Brunch from  II am - 2 pm. Fully licensed and air-  conditioned. Dinner reservations recommended. Hwy. 101. Davis Bay. 885-7285.  Cedar's Inn - Appellors all day till 11  pm. Darts every Tues. Everyone  welcome. Cedar plaza, Gibsons 886-8171.  Open 11 am - midnight, Sun-Thurs; II  am - 1 am, Fri-Sat. 100 seats, V., MC.  Regular menu 11 am to 8:30 pm.  ��/U IN - TAKT OUT  Chicken Shack - Deep fried chicken,  pizza, hamburgers, salads. All lo go.  Cowrie St., Sechell -885-7414. Video Rentals. Open 11 am - 9 pm, Mon-Thur; 11  am - 10 pm, Fri-Sat; noon - 9 pm. Sun.  Home delivery within 5 miles of store  after 4 p.m.  Ernie & Gwen's Drive In- Take  out, or delivery. Pizza, dinners, salads,  burgers, chicken, desserts, drinks, ice  cream. Free home delivery within 4 miles,  after 6 pm only, on $10 minimum orders.  Small charge for orders under $10. Open  late every night. Hwy. 101, Gibsons.  886-7813.  \I(,HT ON IHt  TOWN  Ruby Lake Resort - Picturesque  lakeside setting, posl-and-bcam dining  room, children's play area and lame  swans arc part of Ruby Lake Resort's  charm. Sunday smorgasbord features  baron of beef and other hot meat dishes.  a beautiful salad bar and home-made  desserts. Absolutely superb prime rib on  Friday. Breakfast from 6:30 am, lunch  from II am and dinner from 4:30 to 8  pm. Daily specials, licenced, reasonable  prices, menus have something for  everyone, on- and off-premises catering.  Hwy 101 just north of Pender Harbour,  good highway access and parking for  vehicles of all sizes. 883-2269.  PAID ADVERTISEMENTS 14.  Coast News, February 12,1990  PORTS   Hockey Oldtimers to visit  Goalie Pete Anderson, seen here miking a glove save, is only 16  but good enough to play in Ihe Men's Hockey League. He tends  goal for the Gibsons Kings. ���NmicI Gaudry photo  On The Rocks  Sweep! Sweep!  by Harry Turner  Sweeping a stone is very important in the game of curling.  Sweeping a rock loo much can  put the rock right through the  house and sweeping il too little  will cause the rock to slow clown  or be off line.  The curler sweeping next to  the stone is called the inside  sweeper. This sweeper must be  sure he/she stays far enough  ahead of the stone so as nol lo  burn it, yet close enough lo heat  the ice ahead of the stone so the  stone glides smoothly down ihe  ice.  The inside sweeper also has  the responsibility for ensuring  the stone has the proper weight  to get lo its exact destination at  the far end of the sheet.  OXPTURE A HEART  WITH FLOWERS.  Just call or visit us  today to send the FTD*  I learls & Flowers"  Bouqui'l for Valentine's  Week.  Ann Lynn  Flowers  885-9455  '.654 Dolphin SI..  ���-  ��� IMIiadeirw-WotnO  The inside sweeper should be  positioned behind the slone  with his or her feet to the rear  and side of the stone with the  body bent over the front of the  stone set to sweep as close to the  slone as possible without burning it.  The outside sweeper sweeps  ahead and on an angle so lhal  both sweepers are able lo keep  as close lo the stone and each  other as possible. The outside  sweeper must watch the path of  the stone for debris and ensure  it is cleared away from the path  of the stone. He must also be  conscious of the inside  sweeper's position so that the  two sweepers do not collide.  If the sweepers remove their  brooms from the ice, ihey must  be certain they both make a full  swipe of their brooms before  removing them from the ice or  they will leave debris under the  rock face which will often cause  a loss of the rock when it takes a  crazy dive or makes a sudden  stop due to the dirt which catches on the rock face.  It is also a rule of Ihe game  lhat rocks must be swept fully  across the face lo prevent a rock  from being stopped short of its  full forward motion.  When the two sweepers are  wailing lo start sweeping a  stone, they should stand back  oul of the line of Ihe stone so  ihe curler in the hack has a clear  sight of ihe skip's broom.  Curlers from ihe opposing learn  should be oul of the line of play  and positioned between the two  hog lines.  Now thai the wealher is warming up again and the snow is  no longer in the parking lol, il is  Important to remember lo clean  your feel before going oul on  Ihe Ice surface so wc do nol gel  gril on the ice. Nothing stops a  rock faster than a small piece of  gravel carried in on Ihe bottom  of a shoe.  Gibsons  Swimming Pool  Call 886-9415 lor Miter Inlormation  Teens  For Your Enjoyment  Dave Coles  be at Gibsons Pool  With Kayaks  Fridays February 23, March 6,20, 27    7:30 - 9:00 pm  a^a#��^-^a��B##��a��-^aawi��***����**a*aa***a��^i��*aa��"**B��**a��*^a����^a��jia***����****B��*  Publication of this schedule  sponsored by  Super Valu  Hockey Oldtimers will once  again invade Sechelt and the  Sunshine Coast February 23, 24  and 25. Twelve learns will take  pari in Suncoast Cup VII, as  well as an added attraction this  year, a visit by the Vancouver  Canuck Oldtimers.  The hockey starts in earnest  early on the Friday evening,  continues from 7 am until 8 pm  Saturday, and ends Sunday with  all teams in play-offs. The two  'final' games are scheduled for  Sunday afternoon at 1:30 and 3  pm, followed by an entertaining  end to the weekend with the  Canuck Oldtimers facing off  against a mix of 'old stars' and  'new stars' from the Coast.  The Canucks have really  polished their act in recent years  and really put on an outstanding show for hockey fans of all  ages. With characters like Dune  Wilson, former net minder, and  Dave 'Tiger' Williams on  board, there should be no shortage of excitement.  This year the Suncast Cup  will have both returning champions back, the North Shore  Drillers, and the North Shore  Rusty Gulls. As well, there will  be three brand new teams  welcomed to their first Suncoast  Cup, two teams from Delta, the  Delta Classics and the Delta Old  Coots, and a team expected to  be a contender, entering their  first oldtimers tournament,  Team Nabisco.  Ex-Vancouver Canuck Darcy  Rota expects to suit up with this  squad, so that should be of  some interest and anticipation  for our local oldtimers.  The arena will be the place to  be all weekend, with the Scout  organization   offering   their  tremendous Pancake Breakfast  upstairs overlooking the ice,  served from 8 to II am both  Saturday and Sunday mornings.  Then the Breaker Wives take  over and offer loads of  homecooked delights upstairs in  the observation room.  Saturday night will be the second annual sportsmens dinner  and grand prize giveaway. Last  year this was an outstanding  evening, with a tremendous  smorgasbord dinner provided  by John Revington and his  caterers, guest speakers from  the sports world, loads of  tremendous prizes, including a  reverse draw for a $500 grand  prize and finally some dancing  to top the night off.  There will only be a limited  number of tickets available, as  many of the teams and their  wives have already purchased  theirs, so if you are interested in  taking part at the Sechelt Indian  Band Hall, $25 will get you a  ticket from any Suncoast  Breaker, or a few will be on sale  at Trail Bay Sports in Sechelt.  That is Saturday evening,  February 24 from 8 pm on.  With close to 200 visitors expected on this weekend, we  would like to thank those  businesses and merchants, in  advance for putting on  'specials' for the weekend, in  honour of the tournament, as  usual, Sechelt will continue to  be great hosts for this weekend.  Men's Hookey  Flyers take  second place  by Mark Benson  Gilligans Flyers defeated fifth  place Gibsons Kings 5 to 4 to  lake over sole possession of second place in Men's Ice  Hockey.  The game was tied at 4 to 4  late in the third period when  Gilligans' forward Randy Benner scored wilh half a minute to  play. Other Flyers goals were  scored by Wade Fisher, Jason  Sadchuck, Gord Clayton and  Shawn Thurold.  Kings goals were scored by  Steve Carey, Dan Rusnak and  Scotty Thornsteinson.  The Gibsons Kings beat the  sixth place Buccaneers 3 lo 2 in  a tight game lasl week. Kings'  Steve Carey scored Ihe game  winning goal half way through  the final period. Other Gibsons  goals were scored by Jeff Butcher and Clay Munson.  The Buccaneers replied with  goals by Kerry Baker and John  Hardt.  The Hawks rolled over the  Kings 4 lo 1 to strengthen their  hold on third place. Shane Joe  scored a hat trick while Corey  August popped the other goal.  Peter Hautala notched the  lone Kings goal.  Coast Flies  1139 Rosamund Rd.,  Gibsons ��� 886-2408  Tel. (604) 886-2408  Now Renting Fly Fishing Videos  BRING THIS AD IN FOR $1 DISCOUNT  OFFER EXPIRES FEB 23/90  Family  Sports Store  Galianf  Market  The Sunshine  ENTRY FEE - before March 15th  ���22.00 - Includes T-Shirt  �� 8.00 -  No Shirt  *26.00 ��� Late Registration (after Mar. 15 and on Race Day)  Refreshments & Prizes!  VIE FOR THE COAST NEWS CHALLENGE CUP"  Sunday, April 1st  adidasw  GLASSFORD PRESS LTD.  RJ's Exercise  9:30 am  Pe (Olbe CttQliBli  DoilQtltlllt *l)ciprii  I ENTRY FORMS - 12th Annual APRIL FOOLS' RUN, Sunday. April 1/90   |        Make cheques payable to: R.J.'s Exercise  Mail entry form before March 15th to: R.l.'s Excercise, Box 1448, Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  or drop off at: Family Sports, Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons  i  i  I      Name:_  I  I  (please print)  Address:.  Phone:_  _MD   FD  Age:.  Individual Runner D  FEE ENCLOSED  �� 8.00 D No T-Shirt  Relay Team MemberD  Team Name:   No. in Team:   I  I  I ��22.O0 D T-Shirt    Size: DS   DM   DL   DXL  I  1 ATHLETE'S WAIVIR  | In consideration of youi accepting this entry, I hereby for  I myself, mv heirs, executors and administrators waive and  release any and all rights to claims (or damages I may have  J against the organizers ot this event, agents, representatives,  n successors and assigns and the race sponsors, for all and  any injuries I may sustain during the course of Ihe event.  PARENT/LEGAL SIGNATURE  (Must be signed ff athlete under t9 years of age). I. the legal  parent/guardian of the above competitor, hereby certify  lhat 1 have read and agree to be bound by the terms of Ihe  above waiver on behalf of the said competitor.  PACKET PICK-UP  Family Sports,  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons  Fri., March 30 - 4-8pm  Sat., March 31 ��� 9-5pm  Sun., April 1 - 8:30-9:20am  Start:  9:30 am, Sunnycrest Mall  Finish:  Sechelt Indian Band Hall  * Gibsons Bus meets each ferry   ���"-  ���* .*-  *"*�� *���>*��'  ;mmsmmi  ���i��UA>.WM��  MSMsMsmmaX u  t  "They were playing what in the snow?" Well, it mikes for softer  landings than Astro-Turf. -Kent Sheridan photo  Table Tennis  tournament  this month  by Joy Walkey  The first annual Gihsons  Table Tennis Club Tournament  is soon to be held in the  Elphinstone Secondary School  cafeteria.  The singles and doubles  elimination games will be  played on Tuesday, February 20  and February 27, to be followed  by semi-final and final games  on March 6.  Spectators are invited to  watch Ihe exciting finals games  and trophy presentations on  March 6 starling al 7 pm.  The club members wish lo  thank local merchants for their  generous prize donations. We  are a new, enthusiastic group  and appreciate the support  shown to us.  Strikes and Spares  CLASSIC LEAGUE:  Barb Christie  Roy Brarwlrnm  Gordon Jackson  Freeman Reynolds  Jules (  27I-905  275-923  329-965  293-1007  303-1026  GIBSONS  IflNIS  NIGHT OWLS:  Megan Thomson  225-622  Tom Pinfold  246407  Bill Price  250-603  Gordon Jackson  245-670  Kay Mahonev  303-736  SECHELT G.A.'S:  Lucille Clapper  279-644  Don Webster  250-674  Andy l*%lle  300-675  TUES. COFFKK  ..   i   ......  Mamie Baba  262419  Sue Whiting  267-714  BALL & CHAIN:  Robin Martin  232407  Isabel Hart  230415  Sue Whiting  251460  Pam Lumsden  273498  Police  news  For general safety and to prevent further accidents and injuries Port Mellon highway was  closed by the Highways Regional Manager on the recommendation of the RCMP for about  two hours on February 6 and  again on February 7 until the  road was cleared of snow.  The inconvenience was unfortunate but after several  vehicles hit the ditch safety  became the prime consideration.  Complaints of snowball  throwing have come from  around the town. In one incident last Wednesday when  school was dismissed early  youths broke the windshield of  a car moving along North  Road. A very hazardous occurrence police say. The youths  who threw the snowballs disappeared immediately.  Since February I two persons  have been charged with driving  while impaired and two were  given 24-hour suspensions.  These were ihe only ones apprehended. Police point out  they receive and respond to  numerous complaints of suspicious driving but often find no  trace of the vehicles complained  about.  After leaving a motor vehicle  for several days between  February I and 3 in a parking  lot at 666 Highway 101, the  owner returned to find the  windshield smashed. No suspects at this time. Phone any information you may have of this  occurrence to the RCMP.  Last Thursday evening police  were called to the Mariners'  Restaurant to stop a fight  among some customers.  Three out-of-town males  were arrested for being drunk in  public and lodged overnight in  cells. No charges are laid in  these cases.  A residence on Lockyer Road  was checked Friday, February  9, by police with a search "warrant and 280 marijuana plants  worth $50,000 were seized.  A 49-year-old Roberts Creek  resident is to appear in Sechelt  Court, February 20, charged  wilh possession and cultivation  of marijuana.  Coast News, February 12,1990  COAST  CABLE VISION  SUBSCRIBER  SURVEYI  WIN A JERROLD STARCOM.  7v Volume Control, Cable Converter!  12 To Be Awarded)  Just complete this survey form and  get it to us by Midnight March 16,  1990 to be eligible for the draw.  Please, one entry per household  only.  Please take a few minutes to fill out this important survey. 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Coast News, February 12,1990  ��� APPLIANCE SERVICES*  SERVICE * REPAIR  To All Ma|*r Appllanoaa  Quality Reconditioned Maior Appliances For Sale  GUARANTEED & DELIVERED  Will Buy Nice. NonWorking Major Appliances  Norseman - Bjorn  B8S-789?  ��� AUTOMOTIVE  lnduitn.il     AUTOMOTIVE Marine  PARTS & SUPPLIES  A101 SUPPLY ltd.  1061 Hwy. 101, Gibsons, B.C. 886-8101  Mon.-Fri.M 5ji. 8-6. Sun. 10-3  *  SECHELT RADIATORS"���  Complete Cooling System Service Centre  We Repair & Replace Rads. Heater Cores & Gas Tanks  AUTOS TRUCKS TRACTORS INDUSTRIAL MARINE  New, Used & Rebuilt  5580 Whirl   Ask About Pick-Up t Delivery Mon.-Sit.  (Old ForMtH Huiimnrjit     MM        885-798J/  ��� BUILDING CONTRACTORS  Pegascis's  Constuaction  lEvansKoad. R.R.fl  Haltmoon Bay. B.C. VON IVO  Marten Carmen  #20 Evans Road. R.R.#1      \ -LvS JiSffi.  885-2052*0   yfr  ROOFING  Specializing in all types ol  FREE      commercial & residential roofing  ESTIMATES 886-2087 eves.   ouArUNTKo  D.B. CLAPP  &  ASSOCIATES  BUILDING & DESIGN  -Posl & Beam New Homes- Renovations  886-38iy  lo  ^DAROATZ Glass & Door Ltd.*^  Bitolds a Screens ��� Garage Doors  Prehung Doors ��� Aluminum Windows  8745 Young Street S��� Chllllwack, B.C. V2P 4P3  Bill Allan Sales Bus. 792-0088  Res: 853-4101 Fax. 792-3475  We service the entire Sunshine Coast"  CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT  AL VANCE  883-9046  SEA m HORSE  {��    CONSTRUCTION  COMMERCIAL/RESIDENTIAL OUALITV FINISHING  ' L-Q BUILDING >  CONTRACTORS  Surveying, Foundations, Framing SidinK, Patios, Stairs  "Custom Building"  COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL  We Build 'Em From The Bottom Up.'"  fttorc quiricin   �� FREE ESTIMATES *        885-9203,/  \(    ALPINE TRUSSES LTD.  y\  8!  ���WOK  886-8201  j^Roof Trusses, Residential, Commercial^  CLEANING SERVICES  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Oles Cove  Commercial Containers Available  886-2938  ��� CONCRETE SERVICES*  ��� CONCRETE SERVICES*  ��� GEN. CONTRACTORS  MARINE SERVICES  Ready Mix Concrete  Send * Gravel  C    CONCRETE  O  LTD'  SECHELT PLANT  885-7180  :N  "fOfl THE BEST Of SERVICE^ _  Swanson's  i    a  -���-     -      -���-������- --Ready-Mix Lid.  t;4HOU��ClrlIltAL0liP��ICH���a        a ACCOUNTS M  885*96661 1885-53331  3 Batch Planli on th* Sutuhin* Coast  Olbtont ��� S��ch��ll ��� P��nd��r Harbour  1 OP -LINE CONCRETE  Curbs, Retaining Walls  'We build 'em, We pour 'em'  Free Estimates 885-9203  hum  wT��        THE  RENOVATIONS WITH  A TOUCH OF CLASS  COMMERCIAL i RESIDENTIAL  IMPROVER  tm  885-5029  BOX?  IIALFMOON BAY)  * Salt Water Licences  * Motel & Campsites  * Water Taxi  r Marine Repairs  rt\iss-* -  . Ice and Tackle   (83-2266  for the Professional     A .  and the Homeowner    fkymty  V    RENT-IT!  /        CANADA INC.  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O'Leary who  describes himself as new to the  Pender Harbour area wrote a  letter last week suggesting the  Pender Harbour and District  Ratepayers Association is a  small group involving too few  people presuming to speak for  the whole community in such  matters as planning a new zoning by-law for Area A.  Mr. O'Leary should have ad-  front end  experts  will cure  what's  failed you.  Come see our steering and  suspension experts lor a  front end check. We'll  evaluate all the components  that make your steering and  suspension safe. And we'll  perform the work you  authorize using quality TRW  chassis parts. So come see  us, today. We'll cure what's  failed you.  IIVH  tt  rlirV  ded that he sits on a committee  which is currently Fine tuning a  master zoning by-law for Area  A, and on that committee he  has been given to much fuming  and stamping about the ratepayers' lack of support for the  rezoning exercise.  Contrary to what Mr.  O'Leary states, the Pender  Ratepayers is the largest community issues organization on  the Sunshine Coast and it has  done more than anyone else to  get the current Area A rezoning  exercise out in the open where  people can see how they will be  affected.  Most people heard about the  proposed master by-law for the  first time in the ratepayers  newsletter and the only chance  they've had to discuss it in  public was at the ratepayers  general meeting in Madeira  Park.  That meeting, which was attended by 150 people, debated a  resolution advising the regional  board to drop the rezoning bylaw and do a proper community  plan with full research of the  area's resources and the  residents' wishes as has been  done elsewhere in the regional  district.  It was argued that the by-law  was a "quick-fix" pulled out of  a drawer by the regional planning department, and would  "straight-jacket" the mixed  rural lifestyle residents had  fought to preserve over the  years.  Director Gordon Wilson said  if the resolution passed he  would take it as a direction to  have the board shelve the rezoning by-law in favour of a full  community plan. The meeting  voted overwhelmingly to do just  that.  Director Wilson did not keep  his promise. Instead he directed  his hand-picked rezoning committee to continue working on  the rezoning plan at unadvertis-  ed meetings as if nothing had  changed.  Ratepayers president Harrison was prodded to take part  in this activity, but attended only to say, quite rightly, that it  would be against the expressed  wishes of the ratepayer  membership to do so. He instead continued to demand the  regional district live up to its  obligation to give Area A  residents the same in depth  community planning it has  given residents of Langdale,  Gibsons, Roberts Creek,  Sechelt and Halfmoon Bay.  If there is a "small group involving too few people presuming to speak for the whole community" as Mr. O'Leary says,  the description better fits his  own rezoning committee than it  does the ratepayers, although  the committee members are for  the most part well-meaning  citizens who have been handed a  very hot potato by Director  Wilson.  The ratepayers have done  much to shed light on this issue  and will do more, but if Mr.  O'Leary sincerely feels the  public should have its chance to  "bitch and bicker" about the  zoning by-law, he should have  his own committee hold a public  meeting and tell everyone what  will be in store for them if this  drastic rewrite of the area's zoning goes forward.  I can guarantee Mr. O'Leary  if he does that his thirst for B&B  will be fully satisfied.  Howard White  Vice-President  PHDRA  Breakaway's position  Editor:  Il was staled in your  February 5 article on  Breakaway that we do nol seek  government grants. That is not  correct and I would like to explain our position.  Breakaway is a private social  program for alcohol or drug  abusing leens and their families.  The program is most effective  when the majority of funds  come from the community. If  the majority of funds come  from government, they then run  lite program and we lose the effect of reaching the teens where  they're al. If the program seems  to be loo much 'establishment'  nothing will turn these kids off  faster.  Penticlon Breakaway has an  approximate 70 per cent success  rale (18 months or more of  sobriety). However, addiction is  a lifelong illness and one is  always 'recovering'.  The teen years are emotionally painful and there's a real  danger when ihey slarl relying  on chemicals early in life to dull  this pain. The younger Ihey  start using, the more likely they  are to become addicted.  Chemicals surround our young  people and il is a painful world  oul there for many of them. Remaining sober is difficult to say  the least. As a community, we  need to give them the best  lighting chance that we can.  April MacKenzic-Moore  Against famine  OK<  SERVICE  CENTRE  885*3155  5640 Dolphin St., Sechelt  Across from RCMP station  Editor:  The World Vision 30-hour  famine will happen in your area  soon. This is a planned, programmed fast where groups of  young people in schools, churches, etc. ask friends and  relatives this question:  TWre are grants around-such- * '* "'!,' e�� wif)joul solid (ff  for 30 hours will you give a few  dollars lo help the hungry in the  Third World?"  as Youth Advisory Council and  wc have applied lo ihis group  lor a $10,000 grant lo help gel  us started.  Breakaway appreciates lhat  no program is 100 per cent effective in the fight against  substance abuse. Government  programs meet a real need in Ihe  community and working  together will help us develop a  broad based effective community program.  Thousands of youngsters in  hundreds of communities across  Canada will participate - most  of Ihem on Friday and Saturday, February 16 and 17,  though some groups choose  other dates.  In mosl cases the group,wilh  adult supervision, will slay  together for all or mosl of the  30 hours, watching films, play-  Sunshine Coast  Services  Directory  MISC SERVICES ���  PENINSULA INDUSTRIAL  & LOGGING SUPPLIES  MISC SERVICES  ���  PORT  MELLON  & GIBSONS  t Wire Rope & Rigging  ��� Welding Supplies  ��� Hydraulic Hose & Fittings  ��� Misc. Industrial Products  Van. Direct 689-7387  Gibsons 886-2480  Port Mellon 884-53C3  1042 Hwy. 101, Gibsons (across Irom Kenmac)  4.0. Landacape Group  Over 20 Years of Experience  Design    ���    Complete Garden Maintenance  Stone Work  For Free Estimates     Call 888-2226 ^  FREDERICK GOERTZ LTD.  Complete Binocular Repairs  Repair Facilities  From Experienced Technicians  For any inquiries lor old i new binoculars        Phone 684-5377 (Van)  A INSTALLATION  ��� Commercial & Residential *  ��� Carpet & Resilient Flooring*  ......*.   Phone   ........  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' If you should decide to cover  the event as it occurs in your  area, please contact the .group  organizer:  Mrs. Kay Owen  Calvary Baptist Sunday School  Enough  already  Editor:  Re: Bilingualism  Our family applauds the decision of the people and city  councils in Ontario who have  voted the English language for  their communities as their official language and arc pleased  other communities are also contemplating this change.  We keep cutting down trees  to make paper products to print  needless instructions and  booklets in two languages. All  levels of government look for  added monies and ways of  disposing of our waste materials  and cleaning up our waters of  pulp and paper mil! pollution.  The taxpayers must say  enough is enough. Our land Till  waste sites are already overflowing.  Mrs. I.M. Smith  Sechelt, BC  Council  advised  Editor:  RE: Gospel Rock  Whal prevents council from  saying 'No' to a developer?  Council is elected lo represent  the interests of ihe citizens and  taxpayers as a whole. They seem  reluctant lo do Ihis for fear of  being seen as 'jerking developers around'. Better lhal than  being seen as 'jerking citizens  and taxpayers around.'  In the case of Gospel Rock,  council must see lhal their opportunity to enhance Gibsons  and to serve Ihe public interest  is slipping away. Once again a  developer has taken Ihe in  itiative and is pressing council  for decisions which will lock up  future land use prematurely,  commit plans for roads and services prematurely and is taking  control for orderly development  out of the hands of elected officials (and its staff).  In the matter of Gospel  Rock, council need only say to  Mr. Killam's proposals, 'No,  not yet, don't call us, we'll call  you.*  N.B. Corbetl  For Gospel Rock  Editor's Note: A copy of the  following letter has been received for publication.  Mayor Diane Strom  Gibsons, B.C.  I am writing to you concerning the development of Gospel  Rock. There are many things  that concern me about the  development of this area. On  the mossy bluffs known as  Gospel Rock there are some  delicate wildflowers, White and  Chocolate Lilies. As children we  carefully gathered them at  Easter and I understand that  ihey are quite rare and on the  endangered list of wildflowers  now.  Historically this lookout has  been used by families of  fishermen to watch for their  return. Or anyone who had  friends coming to visit by sea.  From this vantage point I have  been able to observe Kingfishers  at work, watched Blackfish pass  by and even delighted in a furry-  little Marten on the rocks below  the road. With the lookout on  the Bluff now privately owned  this is the only remaining site  left lo view the Strait from.  The area above Gospel Rotk  is just as sensitive, these bluffs  should also be preserved for our  natural heritage. This area fci-  cludes the site of a will  established eagle nest and is a|o  the home of many squirrels aad  birds. The view from the top pf  this bluff is one of the nicest.  One can see all the way out lo  the ferry crossing and over tlje  bluff in Gibsons and around (o  the Strait with a view of trie  islands in the Gap including  Salmon Rock and Pophant.  This would make a wonderful  park. j  It is my opinion that the area  above Gospel Rock and Gospel  Rock itself should be preserved  as a natural park. As the leaders  of our community this is tl)e  kind of vision that the taxpayers  are looking for in your decisions. As a natural park Gospel  Rock would surpass Lighthouse  Park in West Vancouver. I implore you to recognize this  valuable asset in our community  and preserve it for future  generations to enjoy.  Janice Edmonds  Bob Messenger  Editor:  Once upon a time there was a  mine, Bob Messenger's mine,  copper and gold, and the chain  of title that binds Gospel Rock  goes back to Bob Messenger,  when we were young.  He would never reveal its  location to us kids when we had  words with him, simply point  with his cane to the bluff above  where he lived on Gower Point  Road.  Bob did not move with great  ease as he was club-footed and  when we were youngsters we  heard talk of Bob being light  fingered but it was the other  way round. Others were stealing  from him, which probably warranted the many locks he had  on gates, buildings, sheds and  Ihe like which made up his  acreage.  He was relieved of his timber  at a nominal return, according  to him. But, he still had thai  mine.  So a word to the developer;,  tread softly, 'there's gold in  them thar hills', which poses it  question and I'm sure Ml.  Messenger would have preferred to keep his mine, his arbutus  and his gospel! \  Dick Kennelt  Agreed |  Editor:  As residents of Gower Poini  Road, we are in complete agreement with our council in the  retention of Gospel Rock aid  some of the surrounding area as  a park site. ;  It has been assumed for mqre  than four decades thai this area  would be for the enjoyment ol  everyone and not to be used for  financial advancement of a feh.  Robert & Irene Jardijie  School Buses  Editor:  I see that Mr. Jakob Knaus,  in his unceasing attempts to  blame all the woes of the school  system on French Immersion,  has now seized upon the issue of  busing problems. He is, as  usual, barking up the wrong  tree.  In my four years as a French  Immersion parent, I've seen no  instances of students in the program being "pampered  with...privileges", as Mr.  Knaus claims; I do know,  however, of many students in  both English and French programs who are being poorly  served or in some cases not served at all by the school bus  system.  The inadequacy of the bus  service is not the fault of Ihe  French Immersion program or  any other program; il is the  fault of a contractor who will  nol provide enough buses ami a  school board thai seems unable  or unwilling to make him do ^o.  It you are truly concerrjed  about student transportation  Mr. Knaus, then stop flogging  French Immersion and start  looking at the bus service iiselt.  It's high time someone did. '���  Candace McCarthy  Drop oil your  COAST NEW8  Adult Children ol Alcoholics meeting Monday nights, 7:30 pm at St. Mary's Church  Hotplce Training Program Feb. 10 and Feb. 17 and March 3. 9am to 4pm al Home  Support Society. Suite 202. 5710 Teredo Square. For inlo call Rosemary at  885-5585.  BC Friends ol ScnliophraiHei to better serve the Pender Harbour/Sechell area,  regular support and Inlormation meetings ol the organization are planned lo be held  in Sechell. Interested persons please contacl Fred Friday al 885-1927.  Sunihlne Cant Peace Committee general meeting on Mon.. Feb 12 at 7:30 pm at  Roberts Creek Elementary library. Everyone welcome.  The Sunihlne Coast Cancer Society monthly meeting Monday. February 19 al 1 pm  in Ihe regional board otlices. Sechelt. All welcome.  Sunihlne Coast Toastmasters meeting Feb 14 al 7:30pm al Kirkland Cenlre. 4602  Simpkins Rd., Davis Bay. otl Davis Bay Rd. For more Inlormation call 885-3206.  M.E. (Myalgtc Encephalomyelitis Support Group lor sutterers and caregivers will  meet on Mon. Feb. 12 al 7:30 pm at Rockwood Centre In the living room. For more  inlormation call 885-7502.  Catholic Women's League monthly meeting Tues.. Feb. 13 at 7:30 pm In the Holy  Family Church hall, Sechell.  Breakaway Drug Abuse program starting soon in Gibsons. For inlo call 886-7830 or  885-9866 alt. 6pm.  Coast Model Railroad Club second meeting Feb. 13 at 7:30 pm. 549 Sargent Rd..  Gibsons. New members welcome. For Into call Jake at 886-4918 alt. 5pm.  Shornclltte Auxiliary Valentine Luncheon at Rockwood Centre Feb. 15 at 11:30 am  for active volunteers.  Sunshine Coast Unitarian FoHowihlp meet Sun., Feb. 18 at 10 am in Ihe Community  Use Room al Roberts Creek Elementary. For into 885-9863.  Elphinstone Electors Assoc, general meeting Wed.. Feb. 14 at 7:30 pm at Cedar  Grove Elementary. All Area E residents welcome and urged lo attend.  Sunshine Coait Quilters Guild ottering beginners lessons In quilling. For information  886-7597.  Hopkins Branch ol St. Mny'i Hospital Auiklary regular, monthly meeting will be  Wed., Feb. 14 at 1:30 pm at Camp Sunrise. New members are most welcome.  Sunshine Coast Pre till meeting Thurs.. Feb. 15 at 7:30 pm at Calvary Baptist  Church, 711 Park Rd., Gibsons. Call 885-3880 or 885-5734 tor Into.  M.S. Sell Help Group next meeting Kirkland Cenlre Mon., Feb. 26 at 3pm. For inlormation call John 885-3387.  Gibsons Branch el Frlendi ol Schljephrenlci meeting Feb. 19 at 7:30 pm in the  Garibaldi Health Unit, S. Fletcher. Guest speaker Geri Marshall with video on Wills &  Estates. Everyone welcome. 18.  Coast News, February 12,1990  Has 'a prisoner of conscience' to fight for  Amnesty swings into action  i The usual prize of $5 will be awarded the first correct entry drawn  I; which locates the above. Send your entries to reach the Coast  ; j News, Box 460, Gibsons by Saturday of this week. Last week's  I winner was Adam Sicofte Jr who correctly Identified an old  j', wagon on North Fletcher Road t top ol a garage.  Amnesty International (Al)  Group Number 160 (Sunshine  Coast) has adopted its first  prisoner of conscience. The  group has now begun writing  letters to Chinese authorities  urging them to release Zhang  Weiting, who was imprisoned  following student protests last  June.  An emergency meeting of the  local Al group was held in  Sechell on Friday night to coordinate action on behalf of the  25-year old student.  "We're excited about adopting our first prisoner," said  Sechelt member Reg Rowe.  "We have just completed a year  as an Al Group in Formation  and now we really have  something we can sink our teeth  into."  Mr. Rowe has accepted to be  the person responsible for the  prisoner dossier until the next  regular meeting of the group.  Rowe feels that it is appropriate  that a new group from BC be  assigned a case from China.  "BC has a substantial  Chinese community so we are  well-situated to handle this case.  Several of our members are now  writing to local and central  authorities requesting the immediate release of the young  man," he declared.  Zhang Weiting, a student at  the Zhejiang Fine Arts Institute  in Hangzhou (Zhejian Province) was arrested on June 18,  1989 in Jaishan county. On  August 26 the Hangzhou Intermediate People's Court  sentenced him to nine years imprisonment for 'counterrevolutionary propaganda and  excitement'.  He was the first student  known to have been sentenced  in connected with the mass  demonstrations. Zhang Weiting  admitted at his trial that he had  called a Voice of America  reporter and that he had drawn  eight cartoons villifying the  Communist Party and government leaders. However he did  not acknowledge that his action  was 'counter-revolutionary'.  "Amnesty's main concern is  that Zhang Weiting is not  reported to have used or advocated violence," explains  Roger  Lagasse,  chairman of  Sunshine Coast Al. "It appears  he has been imprisoned for the  peaceful exercise of his right to  freedom of expression."  Those two conditions have  led Al to classify Zhang Weiting  as a 'Prisoner of Conscience'  and to ask for his immediate  and unconditional release.  The next regular meeting of  Sunshine Coast Al will be held  on Wednesday, February ,21 at  7:30 pm at Sechelt Elementary.  Everyone is welcome.  The next regular meeting of  Amnesty International will take  place at 7:30 pm on Tuesday,  February 20, at the Rowe  residence in Sechlet. Everyone is  welcome. Please call  885-ROWE for more information.  Slipper Company grows  State-of-the-art  | Service Capability  Skilled Mechanics  Computerized engine analysis  Computerized record of  customer service history  Dofc'D Auto CKwc  Basement of Petro-Can Building, Gibsons straw Rd. at Hwy 101  886-3437  A Gibsons manufacturer of  sheepskin products is expanding  operations after receiving a loan  guarantee from the B.C.  government, Mackenzie MLA  Harold Long announced Tuesday, February 6.  "The $50,000 bank loan is  helping the Sunshine Coast Slipper Company to increase its  production of slippers, moccasins, hats and other personal  wear products," Long said.  "It is also allowing ihe company lo expand into larger pro-  duels including maltress covers  and wheelchair covers, and lo  explore export opportunities.  This means ihe creation of nine  new jobs with the potential of  30 or more over the next three  years."  Regional and Economic  Development Minister Slan  Hagen joined Long in making  the announcement.  The company's bank loan  was guaranteed under Ihe  ministry's Regional Seed  Capital loan Guarantee Program, one of a package of advisory and assistance programs  FOR f6RTY*fm  mm\Wm  For forty'the years now the Sunshine Coast News has been the voice end  historic record of the entire Sunshine Coast. The births and deaths, the  dreams and realities of the Coast have been faithfully recorded since 1945.  In that time, the Coast News has been published in a variety of coastal  communities. The first issues of our newspaper were published in Halfmoon Bay; other publishing venues through the years have included  Powell River and Sechelt as well as Gibsons.  mini  Community correspondents bring news of their favourite  places and reports of community activities into the pages  pt the, Coast News week after week, year after year.  ���uqjtyomea  we are proud to number sharehoi  well as contributors: in each of lhe:;i  que communities that make up Ihe Si  shine Coast.  All in all, our historic ties, ou/  widespread ownership, and our dedication to the Sunshine Coast have helped  its develop a communication vehicle  without compare.  think about it.  From tgmont to Port Mellon, no one  and notsSing covers the Sunshine Coast  like thefumhine Coast News.  jam  ���HP-*'  t^'m'rtW ���  the voice of integrity A, v  on the Sunshine Coast sinc#T945  fe    ,M*%        ���__*������ ��?'  designed to aid small businesses.  "Small businesses such as  Sunshine Coast Slipper are  creating 85 per cent of Ihe new  jobs in B.C.," Hagen said.  The loan guarantee program  encourages banks, credit unions  and trust companies to make  higher risk loans to small  businesses by guaranteeing up  lo 75 per cent of a loan to a  maximum of $50,000.  DOLLAR A BAG DAY  Tues. 13th  )im THRIFT Y'S  %  LIVING FAITH  LUTHERAN CHURCH  Whittaker Road & Coast Highway  (former Si. lohn's Uniled Church)  Davis Bay  Rev. Frank W. Schmitt, Pasior  Sunday Church School     9:30am  (in home ,il 4862 Coasl Highwayl  For informalion call 885-5792  Sunday Worship 11:O0 am  For information 885-2374 or  885-9219  Everyone W.irmly Welcomed!  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Services  GIBSONS  Classford Road 11:15am  Sunday School 11:15am  ST. |OHN'S  Davis Bay 9:30 am  Sunday School 9:30 am  Rev. Stan Sears  Church Telephone 886-2333  -ssMlMes-  GRACE REFORMED  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Morning Worship U:30am  St. Hilda's Anglican Church  tvening Worship    7 pm in homes  Wednesday  Bible Sludy 7:30 in homes  I. Cameron Fraser, Pasior  B85-7488 Office BB5-9707   suns set   ANGLICAN CATHOLIC  CHURCH OF CANADA  St. Columha of lona Parish  HIU5 Redrooffs Kd., Halfmoon Bay  Ihe Rev. E.S. Gale: 1-525-6760  Information HH5 ;u88  "Prayer linnk Arlg7lcan"   mmm  NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP  New Testament Church  5531 Wharf Rd., Sechelt  Sun. Worship Service      10:30am  Wed. Bible Sludy 7:30 pm  Morning Prayer 6:30.7:45 am  Tues.-Sat.  New Life Christian Academy  Enroling Kindergarten ��� Grade 12  Pastor Ivan Fox  Principal, David Cliff  Phone 885-4775 or 885-2672  _��a MS .ti-  ANGLICAN  CHURCH OF CANADA  Sunday 10:30 am  Parish Family Eucharist  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  Wednesday 10:30 am  Worship and Bible Study  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  Rev. Esther North 8B6-7410  I he Anglican Parish of  Si. Aidan & St. Bartholomew  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  711 Park Road  telephone 886-2611  Sunday School 9:30am  Worship Service 11:00 am  Hour of Inspiration 7:00 pm  Cai Mclver, Pasior  Arlys Pelers, Music Minister  "The Bible as it is...  for People as Ihey are."  _��.��.��*-  GIBSONS COMMUNITY  FELLOWSHIP  Welcomes you to join us  in Sunday Worship  Children's Progress 9:45 am  prjyc-r 10:00 am  Morning  Worship Service 10:45 am  Wednesday 7:00 pm  599 Gower Point Road  Pastor Monty McLean  886-7049   W �����' ��������  PENDER HARBOUR  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  Lagoon Road, Madeira Park  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Sunday School ��� all ages    9:45 am  Prayer ��, Bible Sludy  Wednesday 7:30 pm  883-2374 S, B83 9441  Pasior Mike Klassen  Affiliated with the Pentecostal  Assemblies of Canada  -a* .��.*��-  GIBSONS  PENTECOSTAL CHURCH  School Rtl., Opposite RCMP  Sunday School 9:45 am  Morning Worship 11:00am  Evening Fellowship 7 iHipm  Phone: Church Office B867I07  Pastoi Dan Mac Aulay 886-7107  Youlh Pasior I. Morris: 8H6-1499  Allihated wilh Ihe  Penlccnslal Assemblies ot Canada   �������*���*   - THE  Jl ANGLICAN CHURCH  LA       OF CANADA  St. Hilda's - Sechelt  Sunday Services 8 & 9:30 am  Nursery & Sunday School 9:30 am  St. Andrew's ��� Pender Harbour  Regular Sunday Worships 11:30 am  885-5019 Rev. luoe Maffin  "We eJciend a tVarrn Welcome  lo all"  ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH MASS SCHEDULE  Saturday  5fl0 pm, SI. Mary's, Gibsons  Sunday  9:00 am, Indian District  10:00 am, Holy Family. Sechelt  12:00 noon, St. Mary's, Gibsons  CONFESSIONS  1st & 3rd Sat. 4:00-4:30 pm Holy Family, Sechelt  2nd & 4th Sat. 4:30-5:00 pm St. Mary's, Gibsons  885-9526  ���������*���-* T.��:*it *���&���������- ppears  for the  ightlo  i have  Veiling  cience'  tediate  ing of  �� held  ' 21 at  Hilary.  ing of  ill take  esday,  Rowe  /one is  call  ibrma-  unions  make  small  ng up  i to a  Coast News, February 12,1990  19.  CCOAST NEWS CLASSIFIEDS^  1  STAN IS THE MAN!  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  Classifieds  at any of our convenient  Friendly People  Places  ���IN PENDER HARBOUR���  The Coast News  (Madeira Park Shopping Centre) 883-9099  Marina Pharmacy 883-2888  AC Building Supplies 883-9551  ���IN HALFMOON BAY-  B & J Store 885-9435   IN SECHELT   The Coast News  (Cowrie Street) 885-3930   IN DAVIS BAY   Peninsula Market 885-9721  -IN WILSON CREEK-  Wilson Creek Campground 885-5937  ���IN ROBERTS CREEK���  Seaview Market 885-3400  IN GIBSONS���  The Coast News  -tiii* T -  (behind Dockside Pharmacy) 886-2622  DEADLINE IS NOON SATURDAY  FOR MONDAY PUBLICATION  3 PM AT COAST NEWS OFFICES  SECHELT & GIBSONS  Jackie and Stan will tw happy to help with your  etatalltod at Marina Pharmacy, our "Friendly People Place" In Madeira Park.  'Lot.  60x120'  ISO Creeksirle,  $28.000.483-4833. #10s  Huge ravine lol In Creekside on  Mtn. View Drive, fully serviced.  $30000. 886-8698 or 583-3234  #10sr  Sechelt, 5 yr. old 3 bedroom  home. 1886 sq. It.. 2 baths,  basement with cold room,  greenhouse, garage, level lot,  landscaped, wood and electric  heat. 5 appliances, many extras,  close to all amenities, $169,000.  885-5128. #7ss  3 bdrm. with 2 bdrm. In-law suite  plus 2 bdrm. rancher on same  property, both wilh ocean view  and presently rented, annual  revenue $21,000, asking  $186,000. Phone 886-8327. No  agents please. ft  2 yr. old, 3 bdrm. rancher, 1400  sq. tl.. large master bdrm. w/tull  bath, skylights In dining room,  vinyl siding, low malnt. yard,  close to Cedar Grove school on  Grandvlew Heights. $120,000.  886-4940. ft  For sale by owner, Gibsons, 2  bdrm., view, large sunny lol,  mature Iruit trees, garage,  workshop, near schools and  shopping, assumable mortgage.  $92.500.886-9202. #7  Wanted: Acreage Rbts. Ck. to  Halfmoon Bay, oldlimer. mobile  or raw land. 885-7429. fl  Trade lor property or sell. 1987  24' triple E deluxe motor home,  diesel, like new. small 15' travel  Irailer, $450 OBO. 885-7738.  fl  For sale by owner. 2 bdrm. single  level view home in Gibsons,  $98,900. Open to offers. Please  phone 5-9 pm. 886-8140.   #9ss  3 - 4 bdrm., 1540 sq. tl. rancher  in quiet area for sale by owner.  No agents please. Adjoining lot  available also. Alter 6 pm. call  886-7362. #8  Duplex view lol in downtown Gibsons, cily sewer & water,  driveway in. All cleared, ready to  build. 277-0827 aft. 6 pm.     #9  OCEANVIEW 1700 sq. It.  panabode rancher - Cheryl Anne  Park Rd., ROBERTS CREEK.  $115,000. KEATS ISLAND 54'  waterfront 75 year lease,  $25,000. 1600 sq.ft.  TOWNHOUSE, CENTRAL GIBSONS, harbour view $85,000.  For details and appl.to view  886-2694. #8  WATERFRONT LOT 125' across  Irom Porpoise Bay Park, near new  proposed Golf Course, level  cleared, treed building lol, Gale  Rd.. $86,500. 886-7830.  #8  Classified Ad Rates  [&*  n��      The LOWEST  $400  (minimum) for 10 words  u  *****  . ���-A D<>tts< 2 5    for e"ch addi,ional word  C\a����*' tWrths, tost A Found fRttt  Pay for 2 weeks, Get the 3rd week FREE  When paid by CASH, CHtQVt  or MONtY OdOf��  "Swe SeftTcLAssiFiEps  They run until your item is sold!  *15      for up to 10 words    1       per additional word  Your ad, featuring one item only, will run for four consecutive  weeks and will then be cancelled unless you instruct us to renew it  for another four, by Saturday, 3 pm.  NO CHARGE FOR RENEWAL for as long as you want!  INnl available lu mmmm lal advertise,,)  ALL CLASSIFIED ADS mutt be PRE-PAID before insertion.  For your convenience, use your MASTERCARD or VISA!  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  At "Friendly People Places"  and at COAST NEWS Office  Pender Harbour FRIDAY 4:30 PM  At COAST NEWS Offices,  Sechelt & Gibsons      Saturday, 3 PM  COAST NEWS Classifieds  The LOWEST Pricel  The HIGHEST Circulation! fAX: IM-772S  The FIRST on Ihe street!  Cowrie St., Sechelt 885-S9S0 Crulce Lane. Gibsons 886*2622  Madeira Park Shopping Center. Pender Harbour 883*9899  Seeking vendor - financed home  in Pender Harbour area. $10,000  down, equity, gd. credit rating.  883-9550 18  WANTED: 3 lo 5 acres between  Rbts. Ck. & Secret Cove.  885-7830. #9  Wanted to rent or buy, home or  collage in Rbls. Ck. area, no recent renovations or Indoor use ol  pesticides. 885-3295. 885-3790  Sheila. #9  Lot 100x173' cleared, level  8086 Dogwood Drive. Welcome  Woods, $24,900. No Agenls  883-2433. #10sr  Rod and Cheryl Sharpe are pleased to announced the birth ol their  son. Bryan Lewis Lloyd, born al  Grace Hospital. Vancouver,  weighing in at 3 lbs.. 5 ozs. on  October 20.1989. #7  Obituaries  JERVIS: Passed away February  7, 1990. George Jervis. late ol  Gibsons in his 92nd year.  Predeceased by his parents,  brothers and sisters. Sadly missed by all his friends, .especially  Joan, who cared lor him in his  later years. No service by request. Private cremation arrangements through Devlin  Funeral Home. fl  HENDRICKS0N: Walter Hen-  drickson. 1914-1990; at home in  Gibsons three weeks before his  76th birthday. At peace now after  a lifetime struggle due to  disabilities and illness. Wall overcame his disabilities to build success Inlo everything he touched.  Survived by his devoted coworker and lifetime partner - wile  Inez; brother Harry, his wife  Frances and nephew Walter, all  of Vancouver; aunt Mayme Harrison and family: stepbrother Bob  Gaines, his wile Lorraine and  family; sister-in-law Betty Bunting, her husband Jack and family; brother-in-law Erling Poulsen,  his wife Mary and family. Walt  will ever be remembered by his  close friends. Wall requested no  service and no flowers. Remembrance donations may be made to  Childrens Hospital, Vancouver.  Private cremation arrangements  through Devlin Funeral Home.  #7  In Memorlam  For Info  Send $15 & S.A.S.E.  to  TRANS COASTAL  MARKETING  Big 12041  St. Albert, Alberta  T8N 263  Are you in an unhappy relationship? Call the Transition House  for free confidential counselling.  885-2944. TFN  Do you need some Information to  deal with your legal problem? Call  Ihe legal Information Service  885-5881; Mondays and  Wednesdays 9-4. TFN  With Integrity   ��A Responsible Attitude  Accountability ���Individual Aggressiveness  Let's Discipline Our Vast Potential  & Enhance Our Natural Resources  For the Future of the  Sechelt Indian Band  TOGETHER  WE CAN DO IT!  On February 12  VOTE FOR STAN DIXON  FOR CHIEF OF THE S.I.B.  To Lead Us Into The 90's  INDIVIDUAL THERAPY  COUPLES COUNSELLING  Call Eleanor Mae 885-9018  #9  Reliable Canadian and Oriental  ladles, all ages, desire  housekeeping arrangement, exchange for accommodation.  1-547-2020 anytime. #15  Cameo Club - single?  Come and join us for dinners,  dances, hikes and other social  events. For info call 865-7524 or  885-2942. #12  Announcements  List your group's  events and special  1  activities in the  1990 CALENDAR  OF EVENTS  M    appearing in April  '    :' in the magazine  'SOUNDINGS'  Sunshine Coast  LEISURE EDITION  Any event open to the  public may be listed  FREE OF CHARGE  To determine space  requirements, please  book your space as soon  as possible, although  details may be given later.  Call 885-3930  for information  INDUSTRIAL  FIRST AID  TRAINING  In Gibsons  Instructor Patricia Monk  March 12-23  Call B-Fil Bodyworks  886-4606  Or Vancouver 674-3913  Woman's pair of black leather  gloves. Sentimental value. Lost  on 5:30 pm ferry. 886-3285.  #7  Wallet lost. Sunnycrest Mall area  -reward. 885-5914. #7  Roll ol 3/0 TW75 electrical wire  from the back of truck on Lockyer  Rd., Sat. morning. Feb. 3.  Reward. Brian: 885-1999 or  885-7296. #7  Sandy ginger male cat. 885-3167  or 885-3244. #7  Set of keys outside Video Etc..  can be claimed there. #7  This poem is dedicated lo Iwo  loving people.  Keith and Richard Edney.  ft will have been live years  since we lost you both.  Remembering as I shed a tear.  I think Stop!, don't cry,  Just remember them here.  Laughing, caring and sharing  their love.  Having special memories.  All the things ot lite.  I will cherish Ihem forever.  I wish I could slop the time.  Co back lo those years and  start again.  Keith and Richard you are  both sadly missed.  You'll never, ever be  forgotten.  Always a memory.  Always & forever, loving you  both. The Family  written by Hollle #7  February 14. 1989. Len Wray.  Sadly missed by all the guys at  Len Wray's Transfer. #7  In Memory of  Leonard Wray  When you left us we all  mourned our loss  We would have done anything,  to gel you back  Al aH cost.  Now you test, tor God has  called you home.  Your memory lives warm and  strong  Whatever happened lo you may  have been wrong  But your km as ours  carries on  I love you Grandpa  You loving granddaughter Little  #7  GLASSPORD  P  R   ESS  I )i:SIGN STUDIOS  886-2622  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  885-2896. 886-7272, 886-2954.  TFN  II someone in your family has a  drinking problem you can see  whal it's doing to Ihem. Can you  see what il's doing to you? Al-  Anon can help. Phone 886-9903  or 885-7484.  Attention Teens  Al-Ateen   Can   Help.   Phone  886-2565. TFN  Musicians Wanted  By Sunnycrest Mall lor Saturday  afternoon Musical Jim Sessions.  To book date & time call Steve  McCarthy 886-8895. TFN  Herba Uli Consultant  Are you overweight' Are you feeling sluggish? Are you tired ol  dialing and going nowhere? Call  Sheldon at 886-3105 lor Iree consultation. #7  Tarot Readings. Palmistry, Re-  Balancing. Phone Kalawna  886-8383 #8  Bk rJVlAtiUS  Basic & Advanced  Dog Training  ��� Bright clean dog  & cat boarding  ��� Dog grooming  -SCIENCE DIET"  NUTRITION CENTRE  Open 8 am - 6:30 pm  every day,  8. livestock  Free ��� Golden Retriever, 5 yrs.  ok), ntut. wilh shots, needs lenced yard or ac-eage 886-2999.  #7  w���  KENNELS  Highway 101.  Roberts Creek  885-9840  PPaMPIIHI f[ V|OQB||Bj|e}  Noanltnali will be accepted without  current vaccination records.  Waikiki Feb. 25 lo Mar. 11  available at Imperial Hawaii Hotel.  1 bdrm. Myrtle 884-5263.     #9  Wood Stove, Fisher Honeybear,  glass doors, brass trim, perfect  cond.. $375.886-3476.        #7  Firewood. $100/cord, you pick  up. Phone 886-4599. #7  Queen size waterbed with  bookcase headboard, comes with  baffled mattress, 6 drawer  pedestal and padded railing, exc.  cond.. $450 OBO: 14" winter  radials. $40.866-3317.        #7  Futon sofa bed. $125: Ikea  highchair. $25: safety gate. $10  886-2792. #7  GT frame and forks. Ukai rims  plus other pans. $199.885-7524  eves. #8  Oak wall unit.' 5 pieces, $1400.  885-5236. #8  Horse manure. S20/PU: English  riding lessons, beginners - advanced. 885-9969. #10  7 pairs of drapes, good condition,  $5-$10 a pair. 866-9986.     #8  Cartridge games and accessories  for Tandy Colour 3 computer.  886-8558. TFNs  Will pay cash lor radiators,  heaters, cores. 885-7966. 8 to 5  pm. #9  Photography student looking for  used cameras, fair prices.  1-738-2590, or after 6.  1-731-9514. #7  Good used car. 1980 or older. No  junk! 685-2144. #7  You'll love our  Dressers. Dolls. Dinettes.  Dresses (Vintage). Dishes.  Director's Chairs. Dictionaries  and a lol. lol more.  Come $ See.  POR OXDB  TIKES SAKE  Come t Browse  Learn PALMISTRY Feb. 25 at  Rockwood Centre, 12-3pm, $10  ng. 885-2522. #8  Savings  -  World  Book  En  cyclopedias, bargain bonanza, no  better lime to Invest In the best  Savings till Feb. 20. 886-9569.  #7  PETFOOD  SCIENCE DIET. IAMS.  TECHNI-CAL. NUTRO-MAX,  PURINA. WAYNE.  Also full line ol bird seed  And much more.  Quality Firm i Garden  Supply Ltd.  Prall Rd. 886-7527  TFN  SPCA SPAYING PROGRAM  Contact Christine's Gilts. Sunnycrest Mall or Marlee Fashions.  TFN  MTTIE  One Angus Bull Yearling    $950.  One Redlace Higher Cow  Bred Heller $950.  One While-Faced Higher Cow  Bred Heifer $950.  886-9410  , #7  Attention Cat Lovers! Affectionate  spayed young cat looking for that  special home 886-4989.       #7  6 yr. old buckskin mare. 14.2 H.  green brake, very gentle, personality plus. Charlotte  885-2630. #8  Wanted: Exp. horseback rider  wishes to do some casual riding.  Does your horse need exercise?  Call 886-7826 (eves). #9  Will haul your horse to Langley  Auction Feb. 18. Reason, rates.  885-5444. #7  P.B. Shar-Pei wrinkled pups,  asking $400.886-7538 alt. 1pm.  #9  SPCA ADOPTION  Young Siamese X and other  young cats. 886-7313. #7  Used car & pickup tires for burning at $1 each. 886-3016.8am-  5pm. #7  Space tor  24'   Iravel trailer.  Sechelt area. 885-7963. #8  Propane cooking range, fridge.  883-2952. #8  Model 794  2 Only Demonslralion Models  specie ��66900  Machine 1035  Trade Up Model - I Only  $64900  Trail lay Mall, Sechell  885-2725  6 kw Lister diesel generator, air-  cooled: 190 Swan hyd. winch.  883-1163. #8  2 nearly new 195/75R 15 tires,  all season, tils Ford Ranger PU. j  $75: wooden platform rocker wilh I  cushions and ottoman. $195.  886-9217. #7  MEN SINGERS REQUIRED NOW  TO BE PIRATES OR POLICEMEN  IN THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE  PRODUCTION 886-8026  fl  14-16' boat trailer, good condition. Phone 886-9868 or  886-9234 all 6 pm. #9  Wanted to buy. good used hide-abed. 885-3789. #7  WANTED RENT TO OWN  Mobile home or RV. 30' under  $10,000. Has to be in Gibsons  area. Bonniebrook to Langdale  'set up'. I can pay $500 lo $600  pad included. I am clean & quiet  and have lull time employment  Please call (16-3333 and leave  rmssaga lor Bruce alt. 7pm.  19  8' truck canopy wilh roof dxr  hinge in gd. shape. 886-3457.  19  Barter 8.  Trade  Huge ravine lot In Creekside on  Mtn. View Drive, fully serviced.  $30,000.886-8698 or 583-3234.  #6ss  5-piece luxury queen waterbed  suite, soil side, waveless. $1800  OBO. 784 Marine Dr.. Gran  lhams. #8  Moving: patio set. exc. cond.. 'A  price. $650: Krug maple dbl.  bed, as new. $400: B&D elec.  mower, as new wilh bag. $150:  garden ornamental fountain &  pump. $200: elec. fireplace  heater as new, $275. 885-5380.  #8  New, Used & Rebuilt  AUIO PARIS  OPEN EVERY DAY  A101 SUFK.Y LTD.  886-8101  TI 8 SOIL  Mushroom Manure-Bark Mulch  Topsoil mixed-Hog Fuel  By Ihe yard or truck lull. Top  quality products at reasonable  prices. You pickup or we deliver.  Phone anytime 885-5669.    TFN  Inglis auto, washer, exc. cond..  guaranteed & delivered, $325.  883-2648. TFN  SATELLITE SALES  Green Onion Earth Station  885-5644  TFN  Snow tires on wheels. 15". Ills  Chev trucks. $36/pr. 885-3399.  #7  30" while range, good cond..  $250.885-4468. #9  24" taper shakes, 41 squares on  hand. $85/sq.: kindling. $2.50  per bundle. 886-3687. #9  Zenith VCR, like new, paid $600.  asking $300 OBO. 885-4733.  #7  'Moving sale - queen soflslde  jwaterbed/headboard, $190: SM  'Toshiba microwave. $90: kitchen  table, 4 chairs, $160: single bed,  headboard. $60: deck furniture,  4 chairs, lounge, umbrella table:  large chesterfield, $100: Shop-  vac, $30; 13" B/W TV, $65; V  CR Beta, $40; singing Canary,  cage & stand, $50; 30 cup coffee  perculator, $20; large BBO &  tank, used 1 season, $150: mirror, 3'x5', $50.886-4752.    #9  Specialty Wood Products, Hwy.  101 Wilson Creek. For Sale - kiln  dried cedar, fir, alder 8 pine,  T&G panelling, flooring, window  4 door casing malarial.  885-1999. #9  -���*�����������-������--- | 20.  Coast News, February 12,1990  lor Sale  Finders Keepers  -Antiques*  &  Collectibles  MMM1       -iV  Fireplace insert variable speed  blower, gd. cond.. $350 OBO.  886-8242. #7sr  Wedding and engagement rings  tor 'h appraised value  686-7819. #8ss  440 John Deere skidder.  $10,000 886-3921 eves.    #8ss  R.S.F. energy wood stove. Model  HF 65, near new. $1150.  886-4733 eves. #8ss  1 propane & gas 30" range; 1  electric 30" sell clean range. 1  Moffat FF fridge. All in exc. com.  886-8042. #7  Frost-Free Iridge, 17 cu. It.,  $350; freezer. 12 cu. ft., $225;  Zenith console TV. $125.  886-9420. #8  6 wheel drive ATV. 886-9346.  Floral chesterfield & chair, gd.  cond. $125.886-8052.        #7  IBM Compatible computer 640K.  monitor. INHASD keyboard. 20  mg H.D. 5V4" disc drive, 3%"  disc drive, collar call, printer and  software, $1800.886-8182.   #9  Sofa & loveseal. $800; bedroom  suite. $600; bed Irame. $25; vertical blinds. $125; venitian  blinds. $75. as new. 886-8182.  #9  Older Iridge in gd. work, order,  $150,886-3841. #9ss  30" sell-clean avocado gr. range  & hood. $100 firm, bolh work bul  oven racks need securing: FREE  queen size box & mattress.  886-7228. 6 8pm only please.  #8  Genuine mink coal, size 14/16.  beautiful cond.. $800; 300 day  clock, exc. cond. 886-7031.   #9  Professional &  Confidential  Correspndence  Reports,  Contracts, etc.  a hi1 $aper ffUU  883-9911  76 Chrysler, runs. $75;  bed  chesterlield. $75: easy chair &  hassock. $30 885-7977 eves.  #7  Glass-topped table & 4 chairs, as  new. $150 886-2678. #8  2 piece beige Fr Prov. chesterlield. $200 0B0; 2 rec chairs.  $35. $45; love seat. gold. $45.  green chair, $10.885-5845.   18  Inglis Citation washer. 5 cy.. 2  sp., $379; Inglis Normandy  washer. 5 cy.. 2 sp, $357; Viking 30" while slove, rolisserie.  $239; Roy 30" slove, while,  $339: Speed Queen dryer, h.d.  multi-cycle. $249 OBO and more  All recond. appliances. Corner  Cupboard 885-4434 or Bjom  885-7897. Will buy nice non-  working or used appliances.  #8  ESTATE SALE  An estate sale will be held on Sat.  Mar. 3. 1990 commencing al 10  am at Ihe Sechell Indian Band  Community Hall. Household and  personal items to be disposed of  include: 1978 ��� 442 Oldsmobile.  encyclopedias, colour TV. antique  lound table, washer and dryer,  section bed chesterlield. Elec-  Irolux vacuum cleaner, kitchen  utensils, linens, bedding,  bedroom furniture, coffee and  end tables, misc. other  household and personal items  #9  Playground advenlures lor  backyard. 3 or 4 position  piaysels. Swings, slides,  trapeze, climbing rope, etc  Cheaper than Van prices plus we  set up in your yard. 885-4493  #9  15 cu. It. chest freezer, gd  cond., $225 OBO. 885-9247  #7  Large shop compressor, 3 phase  elec; Yamnar diesel generator on  skid, besl oiler. 885-3655  I *7  126" Zenith colour TV. lop cond..  recently serviced $400 lirm.  ! 883-9298. #9  ft" plywood sheeting, 'It" torm  plywood. 885-7830 #9  Slove and Iridge, gd. shape.  $200 lor both 883-9278.  #9  Coronado chest freezer. 12.0 cu.  II. gd. cond . $175. 886-9047.  #9  Chesl drawers, wicker lurniture,  leak coflee tables, slereo sland,  table lamp, palio chairs, X country skis, treadle sewing machine,  sideboard 886-8520. #7  Oueen size waterbed, $150: Iwo  twin beds. $100 ea.; Sears outside gym set, $75; four bi-loid  doors, new. while, $20 ea.  assorted mini blinds. 886-8691.  fl  Queen size waler bed. floatation  mattress with box spring, gd.  cond., musl go! $100. 885-4194  call 9am to 9pm. #IOss  78 Jimmy, $1000 OBO; 5 man  rati. $75; kitchen' table & 4  chairs, $50.886-7291. #7  8 Alberta Spruce, 4 V high, look  good along driveway, $25 ea.;  | BMX chrome Kuwahara with slick  shift, 3 sp. (unique), very gd.  cond.. $130,886-2513.        #9  Kuhara Aries Mtn. bike, $280;  baby bike seal, $25; car bike  rack, $10; playpen, $30; walker,  $5; stroller, $25: baby car bed.  $5; fold away table. $25: Techniques turntable. $20; cash  register, $380. 886-3129 mess.  886-3962. H  Computer equipment. IBM corn-  pat . 640k. 40 mo hd. 5 v�� Hup-  py. monitor, keyboard, wananty,  $1500lirm 883-11II) #8  TIRES  14s. 15s 4 16s  Milt on rims from $10 to $25 ea.  886-7370  #9  Double bed wilh wood head and  fool board, gd. shape, $50 lirm;  elec. corner fireplace, exc. cond..  $150 OBO; 6 drawer dresser and  nightsland, $85 'OBO; 9x11'  alum, garden shed. exc. cond..  $300 OBO. 885-4620. #9  Willard   upright   piano.   $1000  OBO. 886-2855 alt. 5pm.       #7  Near new Black & Decker 10"  radial arm saw. $250. 885-3188  or 885-7244. *9  Propane slove. $95; 13' older  F.G. boal with Irailer, $225 OBO.  885-7738. #9  14 "RHx12" 1" bore, new  bronze propeller, 11"LHx8-8"  7/8" bore bronze prop.;  20"RHx18" IV bore bronze  prop.; band 5 prop. Is" bore;  54"x1" HT stainless sleel shafting: 71"x1'/i" bronze shafting.  All reas. prices. 885-2418 eves.  #9  Merit woodstove wilh oven and  warming oven, $500. 883-2396.  #7sr  Husky chainsaw. 40" bar/28"  bar. new chain, greal lirewood or  shake block saw. $395.  885-7177 days 885-7874.   #7sr  Honda generator. 500 watt, like  new cond,$395. 885-7177 days  885-7874. #7sr  Tandy 1000 Tx IBM Compatible  computer. Complete w/ 640 K. 2  drives, monitor & $500 in programs. $999. 886-8356 days 8  eves. #11sr  Cookslove, $50. 2 H/W tanks.  $25/ea; 3 wall lurnaces. $50/ea.  All propane. Lowe's Resort.  883-2456 fl  Indisposables - The cotton  diapers Contact Mona Anderson.  886-7844 #8  Sealy Posturepedic single mattress, like new. $399 OBO;  Hydraulic tubmate, just been serviced (lor disabled person), $250  OBO. 885-2789. #10sr  8x4 pool table & extras, dtyer, air  hockey, convection oven,  skaleboard. camper stove, windows. Apollo 12 sp. etc.  886-8091. #7  MAGNACHARBE BATTERIES  Auto, Industrial & Marine. 98> in  stock at Aioi Supply Ltd.  886-8101. #7  Short box import canopy. $175  lirm. 886-8101. #7  GM TH 350 autotrans. short extension. $245; GM TH 350  autotrans. long extension. $275;  Olds TH 350 autotrans. short extension. $245. Phone 886-8101.  #7  1977 Toyota Celica. 75.000 mi..  runs good, good cond.. am/fm  cassette. $2900 OBO. 886-4994  or 886-7789(eves) #9  77 Ford Maverick lor parts.  886-9862. #7  1979 Lincoln Collector series, absolutely immaculate inside and  oul. musl be seen to be believed.  Can be viewed days at Trail Bay  Mall al Trail & Teredo Sheets.  $7500 OBO. Ben Sills. 885-2291  days. 885-9881 evenings.     #9  1977 Datsun  710. exc. run.  cond.. new brakes & battery, all  service records avail.. 73.000  orig. miles, $1300. 885-5667.  #7  79 Chev 'h ton PU, mech.  sound. $1700 or trade.  886-9050. #9  CASH PAID  For Some Cars and Trucks  Dead Car Removal  Abex Used Auto Parts  ���nd Towing  886-2020  TFN  76 Camaro Rally Sport, new  radials & brakes. 350 aulo. 4  barrel. AM/FM cass.. runs  great. $1500 OBO. 886-8428  #11sr  78 Dodge PU, 318 4 spd., gd.  shape, new motor, $2000  886-3496. #7  '86 Mustang 3 dr.. H.B. LX. V6  E.F.I., aulo., PS/PB. cruise, air  cond., one owner, lady driver,  44.000 mis., like new cond.,  cost $16,500. asking $9600  OBO. 885-2544. fl  1971 Ford F250, It ton, camp  special, V8 aulo., reliable, $700.  883-9526 (days). #7  '80 Audi, 4000S. loaded, new  motor, lires. brakes, exhaust,  reduced to $4800 OBO.  886-3811. #7  Austin Mini 1000. good cond..  new brakes, exhaust, tune-up,  mags, $800 OBO. 885-7524. #8  1989 Dodge Voyageur, low miles,  loaded. V6, $17,500, 886-3961.  1987 Camaro, V6, 50,000 kms.  good cond.. $12,500. 886-2948.  New, Used & Rebuilt  AUIO PARIS  WELDCO CAS DEPOT  AIOI SUPPLY LTD.  886-8101  Dalsun PU, 4-spd.. with  canopy, extra tires, gd cond.,  $3000 885-2610. #10s  '85 F150 manual. 4-spd.. 6-cyl.  50.000 kms.. $9500 QBO.  883-2396. #8  Campers  Motorhomes  1981 GMC 4 wh. dr. crewcab, I  ton. sleel deck. $3000.  886-3921 eves. #8ss  1980 Ford 250 4x4. 6 cyl. standard, sleel conslruction box.  $5000. 886-3921 eves.      #8ss  72 Ford 250 4x4. good running  cond., $1300 OBO. 886-3591.  #7  76 It Ton 4X4, exc. cond..  $5900.885-2496. #7  79 Pontiac Pheonix, aulo., 4-dr..  gd. eng., $800 OBO. 885-3613.  fl  79 Monte Carlo. V6. 3.8 L���  P/S. P/B. air. 2-dr. reas. cond..  $1250 Firm. 885-3383. #7  '80 Buick Skylark, aulo.. only  54.000 kms., exc. cond.. $3900  OBO. 885-5690. fl  74 LTD S/W, new tires, batlery,  brakes. $800.886-9749.       #8  '81 Jeep Scrabbler 4X4, 6-cyl..  4-spd.. new lires. exhaust, hard  & soil lop. Greal in snow 8, fantastic In summer. Gd. cond.  throughout. Musl sell. $5800  OBO. 886-3962. #8  '88 Ford Travel van. loaded, purchased May/89. 11,000 kms.,  bal. of warr.. P/W. seals, locks,  4 capt. chairs, Q-bed, TV,  AM/FM cass , air cond. lilt. 351  Fl aulo.. dual lanks. $25,000  885-9748,885-5313. #8  '83 Chevy Celebrity, black/  while, all wealher Radials.  slereo. cass.. 24.000 mil..exc.  cond. $6000. 885-7465.      #8  85 Dodge Ram. 150.4-whl.dr..  prospector Gd. cond.. w/centre-  line rims, low mil. 318 eng. Days  885-4616. Eves. 885-2735.    #7  '80 Omni. FWD, 4-dr,. nice clean  car. gd. mil. 885-5875. #8  1975 31' Execute* motor home.  Loaded, low mileage. 883-2982.  #7sr  1978 Vanguard 8' camper.  $1000 OBO. 886-9485. #7  8' Galaxy overhead camper,  $1200 OBO. 686-7983. #7  1981 Dodge Getaway Van, sleeps  4, exc cond., 17 mpg. $12,500.  886-8487. #7  21' Kuslom Koach trailer, tub &  shower. Gd. cond.. $5800.  885-2777 eves. #8ss  79 Ford F250 Camper Special.  V8. canopy, 8' Frontier camper,  exc. cond. 885-2747. #7  1990 26' Terry Resort Iravel  Irailer. fully equipped, stereo,  microwave, awning. TV. antenna  booster, exlra table, tank covers.  I $20,000. 885-4622. #7  I W. 8' bed, 4' over cab. 2-way  Iridge. 2 burn. prop, stove.  calaiilic heater or 110 elec.. prop,  lights or 12 V dc, sink, water  lanks. portapotti. ready to live in,  3 lacks, 2 stabilizers. $1000  lirm. 883-1124.883-9180.     #8  olSq  88 GMC PU. 5-spd . 35.000  kms.. box liner, radio/cass. Asking $9900.886-2556. #8  1971 Ii Ton PU, 350. $350.  886-9346. #8  '83 Chev S10 4X4. 4-spd. V6.  exl cab. $6000 OBO. 883-9472  or 883-2880. #8  1928 Model-A Ford Coupe  w/rumble seat, vintage plates.  Runs well, $3500. 886-9027 all.  5 pm fl  78 Subaru lo reslore or for parls.  $500 Firm. 885-3896 #9  83 Ford Crew Cab 4X4. auto  Low kms... 78 Crew Cab 4X4.  canopy, many extras 885-3655  fl  79   Blue   Lada.   $950   OBO  886-2843 #7  PARTS: 1970 Olds 88. 455  motor, gd lurbo 400. P/seats.  P/W; 79 Ford F250; 76 Dodge  100 drive Irain. Ph. aft. ft am  883-9139. #9  77 Camaro. 350 aulo., exc.  cond.. $3800. 866-2604 or  886-3962. #9  '86 Pontiac Sunbird. auto., P/S,  P/B. till, new brakes, eng. warr.  until Sept.. low mil., $6600.  886-9713. #9  76 Honda Civic CVCC. 1.5 L,  5-spd.. exc. beater, $900 OBO.  885-4620. #9  '80 Ford 4X4 flatbed. $2800  OBO. 885-3469. #9  '87 Jetta, 2'ft yr. warr. remaining. 55,000 km., std. 5-spd..  snows, $9995.885-4794. #fOss  1979 Ford mid-size. 4-dr..  $1950; 1977 Ford 4X4, $1650.  885-7167. #9  77 Mercury Monarch. $850.  885-4504. #7  Campers  Motorhomes  LET'S TALK  MONEY  Lets gel togelher and sell  your RV unit. II we can't sell  it we'll buy it Free Appraisal  and pickup anywheie.  LANTZVILLE RECREATION  COMPANY LTD.  t��ii r,., 1-800-663-4234  D7363  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9 9-20-30-40-50-70      HP  1988-1989 Evinrudes. Excellent  condition Lowes Resort.  883-2456. TFN  Cal25. fully equipped, moorage  included. $11,500. 886-8706.  #9sr  Yes! There is a reliable local pro-  pellor repair service. 885-5278.  TFN  16' K&C Thermalglass boat. 85  HP Evin, new canvas, new leg.  trailer. $3,000 OBO 885-5858 or  886-9078. TFN  BROOKS & MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.  Benjamin Moore & international  Peinls  Mirlne ,  Finish**    >T  Commercial' /  '.-,,.,  Welng   :'fV U.  Bill Wood  SECHELT  A Bus 885-2923  Res 885-5058  SECHELT MARINE  SURVEYS LTD.  Captain BUI Murray  MCMMC.   M.N.A M.S.|  M.A.B.Y.C.   e Marine   ,  Surveyors and Consultants  885-3843  San Juan 24. 9.9 HP Honda. 4  sails. CB. slereo. head. 2 burner  stove, compass, sleeps 5.  $11,500 885-7209 eves.    #9sr  Sailboat. 26' F/G Yamaha 9.9 HP  0/B. sleeps 5. ready to sail,  moorage, $7000 OBO. 885-9772  eves. #9sr  Swap boat for view building lol.  28' librelorm cruiser well equipped wilh near new twin Mercury  I/O. value $35,000. 885-2954  #7sr  22' Sangsler 188 HP. 888 leg.  sleeps four, head, stove, ice box.  exlras. 886-8443. #IOs  19 tt. F/G cabin. 60 HP 0/B. 4  HP 0/B. sounder, lanks. trailer,  extras. $4500 OBO. 883-9080.  888  22 tl. Reinell I/O new paint on  hull, no power, heavy duty Irailer.  $3500.883-9483. #10s  5 ft Johnson molor wilh gas tank,  goodcond.$600 885-7676. #7  15'A' Sangsler, 1981 70 HP  Evinrude. hydraulic lift wilh trim,  new Hylandor trailer, exc. cond..  will accepl good oiler. 885-3789.  #10ss  AUTO PARTS!  Check & Compare  OOVELL DISTRIBUTORS  1009 Hwy 101. Gibsons  (Kingo Diesel Bldg.)   886-7131  F01 -ent. boal houses lor boats to  i- . Yearly rales avail.  883-2266. #7  16' Davidson, F/G over wood,  $500.885-9819. #9  S.S. oil boat stove. $350 Firm.  883-9307 #7  Boat 22' Reinell 155, OMC, clos-  ed cabin sleeps 4. table, head,  stove, ice box. trim tabs,  sounder. CB. new canvas 3 yrs.  ago. never left in water, under  cover w/heat. real gd cond..  $6500.885-9835. #7  22Yi' boal, gd. shape. Volvo leg.  no motor. 883-9278.        #10ss  Mobile Homes  24' Kenskill travel trailer at Bonnie Brook. Shower, on sewer,  $3300.886-3088 aft. 6 pm.    #7  1984 21' GMC. fully loaded.  $19.500.886-2948. #9  CUSTOM  BUILD  YOUR OWN  MANUFACTURED  HOME  Up lo 1848 sq. II Pick one  ot our plans & modify lo suit  Piicing starling al approx.  $44 per sq. II.  580-4321  LIMITED OFFER  FREE RENT  FOR 1990  When you Purchase  a New Home  in February lor Mason Road  Mobile Home Park  As low as 5% down OAC  Foe details contact  ���EMI. HOMES  580-4321  Motorc vcles  1980 Suzuki GS, 1000 g. 12.000  kms., gd cond., $1500  885-7029 fl  Wanted to Rent  Seeking 1-3 bdrm. home/cottage  for responsible N/S couple. Rbts  Ck./Secret Cove. Handyman willing to renovate, exc. rels.  885-3435. #7  Professional couple seek rental  accommodation.  Gibsons area.  Refs. avail. 886-3843 aft 4:30.  #7  Wanled to rent or carelake, April  f. 2-3 bdrm. home. Gibsons/  Rbts. Creek lor dependable N/S  family of 3. Call eves 986-5639.  #8  Either shared accommodation or  reasonable rent. Gibsons area or  Roberts Creek. 886-4564.     #7  Require 1 bdrm. suite or rom for  working gentleman Non smoker  or drinker. Phone 885-2973.  #9  Family ol 3 plus newborn require  3-4 bdrm. house to rem July I or  earlier. Alison 885-2319.       #9  2 - 3 bdrm. house, by end of I  March, between Gibsons & j  Sechelt. 886-8283. #9 \  April 1st, 2 - 3 bdrm. home,  Langdale/Sechell. Resp. N/S  working parents, long term. 2 |  children, refs. avail. Plumber/  builder willing to renovate Mick  &Jan886-7121. #7  Accom. ASAP lor prol. N/S male.  Refs. Sechelt. Pat 885-3328.  885-4140. #9 ,  Local dance teacher  urgently  needs accom. for sell & cai.  Rbls.  Crk.  lo Sechelt.   Hope I  886-2730 belore 2 pm. #9  BLANKET CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING  These Ads appear in the more than 90 Newspapers ol Ihe B.C. and Yukon Community  Newspapers Associalion and reach more than 1.400.000 homes and a potenlial Iwo million readers.  $165 for 25 words $3.15 per additional word       Call the Coast News at 885-3930  AUTOMOTIVE  Active Auto Brokers, disposal  egent for Active Bailiff Services.  Repossessions, estate, legale,  cars, trucks, molorhomes, boats.  Cai Mr. Price (only), (604)434-  1819. 05476.  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  Trucks, crew cabs, super cabs,  gas, diesel, propane, 4x4, 4x2,  $2,000,000 stock, purchase,  tease, trades welcome. WM  CLARKE FORD, Langley  (604)534-3277, M5785, BOB  LANGSTAFF.  Need parts tor your classic car,  truck or muscle car? Give us a  call. Mention Ihis ad and receive  10% discount. B S W Antique  Auto, Box 130, Cobble Hill, B.C.,  VOR1LO. (604)743-3274. Fax:  (604)743-3335.  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  START YOUR OWN IMPORT/  EXPORT business, even spare  lime. No money or experience.  Since 1946. Free brochure:  Wade World Trade, c/o Cdn.  Small Business Inst., Dept. WI,  1140 Bellamy Rd. N.*1, Scarborough. ON, MfH 1H4.  LEARNI EARNI SAVEI Income  Tax Preparation or Basic Bookkeeping. Tax dedudble certificate courses. For free brochures,  no obligation: U 8 R Tax Services, 205-1345 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, MB, R3T2B6. 1-  800-665-5144. Enquire about  exclusive franchise territories  across Canada.  Tele Jaune Lodge In beautiful  B.C. has log restaurant lor lease;  situated on the banks of the  Fraser River. For enquiries call 1-  604-566-9615.  Gift shop in Village Green Mall,  Vernon, B.C. Ideal location  Phone: (604)549-2777 or  (604)542-1416.  197,500 YEARLY "HIDDEN- IN  YOUR COMPUTER? Yetl Top  experts reveal 9 easy secrets.  Donl miss out! (Free) Report:  Rayex. 211E, 470 Granville, Vancouver, B.C., VEC1V5.  Sel vendng machines and advertising services by mail. Eamupto  $10,0OO/sale. Free comprehensive brochure. Write: Vending,  106 Sutton Place, 4304, Bea-  conslield, Quebec. H9W5T8  Become self employedl NO In  vestment required Make and sen  defeleu) "Beef Jerky". Complete  Instruction book. $15. Satlslac-  Uon guaranteed. D. Murphy, 1532  Pratt Rd.. Kamloops, B.C., V2C  SJ6.  BUSINESS OPPORTUMTES  TRUCKING 5 EXCAVATING  BUSINESS Ovmet/cperalor retting. Well established and proW-  able, servicing Grand Forks,  Christina Lake area ol southern  B.C. Excellent line of equipment,  partial purchase may be considered. Asking 1550,000. Contact:  Grand Forks Realty, Box 2557,  Grand Forks, B.C., VOH 1HO.  Phone: (604)442-8255.  Quaint Mile restaurant, West  Kootenayt. 68 seals, luly licensed, air-conditioned. Reasonable. Mortgage can be arranged or leased. Phone:  (604)359-7888. Rose's Restaurant, Crescent Valley, B.C., VOG  IHO.  Raise chlnchMaji lor extra Income. We provide graded breeding slock, cages, teed, delivery,  irietructlon. IWIime Income potential. Guaranteed market.  Guaranteed production, Canadian CNncnHa, Box 1684, St.  Marys, ON, NOM 2V0, (619)229-  6117.  IMPORT EXPORT OPPORTUNITY. Startlromhome. Noexpe-  rience or capital required, we  show you howl Free information:  A.D. Enterprises, 204-1755 W.  14lh Ave., Vancouver. B.C., V6J  2J6.  Work Irom home. Make up to  $300 dally. 81,500 weekly taking  orders lor publisher. People will  phone you. (604)583-1424 (ext.  B-2).  Laundromat/Laundry for sale.  Excellent returns and growth potential r3ood location. Southwest  Interior. Write: Box558,Lillooel,  B.C.,V0K1V0,(604)256-4161.  Van Island Sales and Service.  Power saw, lawn mowers, etc.,  etc. Building and business. Vendor retiring. Asking $350,000. Al  Acketman, N.R.S. al 1-604-754-  4401.  Be your own boss! Earn up to  8300/day. Take phone orders for  a publisher. Cai: Mrs. Pearson al  (604)967-0904.  BUSINESS PERSONALS  Divorcervice? No consent of  spouse or ootid appearance. Just  5-15 weeks. $69.95 plus costs.  Free literature. Same system  since 1970. AsheardonCKNW.  Also I.L.S. U-Ssll Real Estate 8  Incorporation kits. Divorcervice,  201-1252 Burrard, Vancouver, 1-  687-2900. Franchises available.  EDUCATION  UNEMPLOYED? NEVERI Canada needs Cooks. Atler6months  ol intensive training, be employable in Canada's laslesl growing  industry. Government lunding,  Student loans. Next classes April  9. 1990. PEIRRE DUBRULLE  CULINARY SCHOOL, 1522 W.  ath Ave., Vancouver, V6J 4R8,  (604)738-3155.    EQUIPMENT * MACHINERY  1989 Peerless logging Irailer and  rigging. Complete with all Iruck  ace, brand new condllon, tires  and brakes 90S. Priced for Immediate sate. Wll deliver.  (604)485-7172 Collect. Powell  River.  FOR SALE MISC  Lighting llxtures. Western Canada's largest display. Wholesale  and retail. Free catalogue available. Norbum Lighting Centre,  4600 E. Hastings SI, Burnaby.  B.C. V5C2K8 Phone: (604)299-  0666.  FOR SALE MISC  Baleman's lime limited edition:  'The Air, Ihe Forest and the  Watch." (Eagle). Regular price  $485. Special price $425. Phone  orders welcome. First Choice  Gallerie (604)596-6010.  GUN BARGAINS - Save up to  40% by subscribing to "The Gunrunner". The Canadian monthly  newspaper listing hundreds of  new, used, modern and antique  firearms lor sale or Irade. Subscription $207yr. to: Gunrunner,  Box 565T, Lelhbrkfge, AB, T1J  3Z4. Sample copy $1.75.  It's New! 20 in 1 game cartridge,  Nintendo compatible. Dynamic  Marketing, 114-101st Street,  Castleger, B.C., V1N 3E4 or  phone: days(403)346-1559, evenings (604)365-2312. Cheque or  Money Order $139.95 plus tax, $5  shipping. Allow 4-6 weeks. Expires February 15,1990.  GARDENING  THE ULTIMATE GARDENER'S  STORE 1,000's of products,  greenhouses, hydroponics, huge  book selection. $4 lor catalogue  full ot money saving coupons.  Western Water Farms, #103,  20120-64lh Ave., Langley, B.C.,  V3A4P7.  HEALTH  VITAMIN DISCOUNTS. Since  1973, offering high quality-lowest  prices on Vitamins, Minerals,  Herbs, Body Building and Weight  Loss, Supplements, Hair Treatment, Skin Care and More. FREE  CATALOGUE. Write: VITAMIN  DISCOUNTS, Dept.BC15, 260  S.W. Marine Drive, V5X2R5. 1-  800-663-0747. In Vancouver,  321-7000.  HELP WANTED  A FREE HUNTING, FISHING,  CAMPING, CATALOG ($6.  value). Send your expired hunting or fishing license (photocopy  acceptable) and SIR. will mal  you our Annual Sportsman Catalog FREE (389 pages -over8,500  Hems) pan al Sale Fliers lor one  year. SIR. MAIL ORDER, Dept.  281, 1385 Ellct Avenue, Win-  npeg, MB, R3G3N1. Oder expires March31,1990.   Arthriticpaln? Achingback? Silt  loinu? t��^ hands? "Btufeh  Ortvatpel Send $2 lor brochure!  information: Beulah Land, Box  1086, Portage La Prairie, Man.,  R1N3C5.  100% FREE HEATI 100% FIRE  SAFETY! Acwa-Therni woo-  dburnlng outside lumace. Elfl-  dem hot wster systems lor  houses. Freelnlormatlonpack-  ags. Aqua-Therm, Bos 479, Sylvan I^Ai>>rta. TOM 1ZO, 1-  401*87-5816.   RECREATION COORDINATOR: The Town ol Smithers Is  seeking the services of a setl-  motivaled Individual who will be  responsible for the co-ordinal ion  of the delivery of recreallon pro-  �� rams and services to Ihe Town,  his is a mid-management, non-  union position reporting directly lo  Iho Cierk-Admlnistralor and working in close llason with Ihe Advisory Culural Parks and Recreation Commission. The ideal candidal will be a graduate student  Irom a recognized Communky  College or University with a major  degree in Recreallon. AnaWrnum  of two years practical experience  desired. The Town ol SmHhers of  approximately 5,000 Is localed In  the heart of Ihe beautilul Bukley  Valley and has excelent recreational opporiuniltes and other  Community amenities. Interested  Individuals are invited lo forward  thoir resumes, wilh expected salary, tolhe undersigned by February 15, 1990: E. McMurran,  Clerk-Adminislralor, Town of  SmHhers, P.O. Box 879, Smith-  era, B.C., VOJ 2N0.  Journeyman or 3rd year apprentice technician required lor Fraser  Valley GM Dealership lor nighl  stall. ExperiencewahGMelectrical syslems an asset. Apply lo:  Norm Koch, Service Mgr., Motorcade, Chev Olds, Cadillac  (604)859-527t, (604)5304254.  Award-winning suburban newspaper chain needs a dedicated  professional loservess the num-  bertwo in our sports department.  We need a highly-skilled Individual with solid sports and realms  writing skills and an eye for design. The successful applicant  wll work In a department thai  produces sports pages Iwioe-  weekly lor newspapers in Maple  Ridge, Burnaby �� New Westminster end the TrWJIIee. Address  ipplotlloni wRh fWM, dbt to:  iLx llaaniH in   rnUVir  "*-���- "   wk nwrann, tonr, intntwi.  1405 Broedwey St., Port Coqult-  lam.B.C���V3C5W9.  HELP WANTED  AROUND THE WORLD: Experience the WORLD with I.A.E.A.  Farm in elher Europe and Australia or Uniled Kingdom, New Zealand. Relaxing stopovers In  Hawaii and Singapore. If you are  between 19-28 and have farming  experience contact: IAEA.,  #206,1501-17lh Ave.S.W., Calgary, Alberta, T2T0E2.  Experienced glass and trim person required lor Fraser Volley GM  Dealership. Experience with water leaks snd body adjustments  an asset. Apply to: Norm Koch,  Service Mgr., Motorcade, Chev  Olds, Cadillac, 2525 McCallum  Road, Abbotsford, B.C.,  (604)859-5271, (604)5300254.  Twice weekly newspaper requires experienced sales rep.  with layout skills to take over established sales territory. Must be  seH-motivaled and own reliable  transportation. Send resume to:  Publisher, Courtenay Comox Valley Record, Box 3729, Courtenay,  B.CV9N7P1.  REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY Journeyman heavy duty agricultural  mechanics. Ford New Holland  experience an asset but not required. Call Ed al Pincher Creek  Farm Centre (403)627-3646; or  Hank at Vanee Farm Cenlre  (403)327-1100.  Energetic self-starter wlh man-  agemenl skills in sales, credit,  retail and wholesale, petroleum,  parts and general agri-business  management seeking lull-lime  employment. References and  resume: Box 1287, Canora, SK,  S0A0L0, (306)563-6860.  HELP WANTED  Painter required. West Central  Alberta. Modem equipped body  shop, medical and dental benefits. Please send resume with  relerenrasto: Painter, Box6330,  Edson. Aberta, T7E1T8.  Overseas poslion*. Hundreds ol  top-paying positions. Al occupations. Attractive benefits. Free  details: Overseas Employment  Services, Dept. CA, Box 460,  Mount Royal, Quebec, H3P 3C7.  Drywall crew/Boarders start at  one*. Smal arwrtment burking In  Vancouver. Phone: Bob  (604)937-3282 evenings,  (604)8764561 days. Or phone  Frank al slle: (604)251-1487.  HOT FASHION CAREER. Fabulous time to kiin our team of lash-  kmoonsutants. Home party plan.  Great earnings, prizes and advancement to managerial positions. Call: (604)521-4179 Monday to Friday, 9-6.  PETS 8 LIVESTOCK  Horse and stock trailers, aluminum and sleel. Custom bull.  Buy factory direct. Royal Trailer,  Box 604, Lefhbridge, Aberta, Tt J  3Z4, (403)328-5835 or Fax  (403)3284)772.  REAL ESTATE  Retirement properties, Ashcrotl,  Cache Creek. Kamioops. Dry climate. Reasonably priced. Contact Dave or Sanlord, Inland Re-  aly, 322 Seymour SI., Kamloops,  B.C., V2C 202,(604)374-3022.  Painter required, West Central  Aberta. Modem equipped body  shop, medical and denial benefits. Please send resume wtlh  relerenceslo: Painter, Box 6330,  Edson, Aberta, T7E ITS.  KELOWNA B.C. Moving this  way? Call ahead or write: Jack  Perdue (604)860-7500 oflice,  n961-5211 residence. NRS  Bros. Realty, 2070 Harvey  Ave.,Kelowna,B.C..V1Y8P8.  PUCE YOUB CLASSIFIED  ADHEREI  WORKING MANAGER: Fraser  Valley garden centre/nursey/llo-  rist has opening lor highly motivated, enthusiastic, working  branch manager. Poslion requires: strong sellng, communication sklls, creative marketing  abiity, the desire lo consistently  provide highest quality customer  service, 3-5 years management  experience In this Held and wllng  lo work flexible hours, including  weekends, evenings and holidays. Submit resume: Country  Garden Ltd., 46129 Hop* River  Road, Cr��vvack, B.C., V2P3P1.  Mention: Brian Mlnler.  Fastener sales. O.E.M. Hardware has an urgent need lo expand He sales force in your area.  We require an aggressive hard  working, experienced sales par-  eon to kxn our learn. We offer:  Complete training; draw; bonuses; aulo expense; benefits;  advancement. This Is a career  opportunly. For mora Infcvmaeon  cai now. Seles manager: 1-800-  6534554.  Promote loans, grants and credit  cetds*t0%. Need eeriouehome-  workers only. User aeons  2000, M.P.O. Box 2088, Vanoou-  ver,B.C.,V6B3S3or1404-79S-  2737 (ext. 2000).  SMS      | a- ���    .-.a-!* ���M ��� |,,.   Lalalalii ��� D ��**  vvonong mtnaptr rar ntnor a i*  My quaWad bodyman. Ful  benef I package provided. Sand  resume Indicating salary expected Budyehop. Box 160.  Salmon Arm, B.C., V  January31,1990.  ,V1E4N4,by  RECREATION  Langley FHppetl Swim Club.  Headcoach Irom May-August  1990. Qualllcallons experience  and seasonal plana by February  19,1990 to: 3942-201SI, Len-  gley,BC,V3A1P2.  SERVICES  Major ICBC and Injury dalma.  Joe) A. Wener, trial lawyer lor 21  ysars. Cai collecl, (604)736-  5500, Vancouver. 8 no recovery,  nofee. No Yukon enquiries.  BLANKET ADVERTISING REACHES  1.5 MIUON HOMES FOR JUST  $165.00  Call your local commsusiry  newspaper far deiaitil  ICBC INJURY CLAIMS? Cai  Dale Csrr-Harris-20 yeare a trial  lawyer wlh five years medical  school before law. 0469-4922  (Vancouver). Experienced In  head Injury and other major  claims. Percentage fees avall-  "ICBCoflered me $3,500. Carey  Undo got me $190,000." Q.N.  Abbotaiord. LawoflloeeofCeray  Undo, Vancouver 684-7798.  Serving dents throughout B.C.  for18y*sn.  Labels end more lebelel Wesup-  pty labels and Ink roHere tor most  pricing guns. Why call East?  Support thsW*st. Write, phone  or lax: Celemerk Systems Ltd.,  8885-193 Street, Sumy, B.C.,  V3W8E2. Telephone: (604)984-  8484. Fax: (604)590-1112.  Oeatere enquiries wsktome. Coast News, February 12.1990  21.  Gardening Notes  Coast News stalwart Fran Burnside Is pictured recording yet another traffic accident during the week's  wintry weather. This one was on Lower Road in Roberts Creek. -John Burnside photo   by Marguerite  Welcome newcomers to the  Sunshine Coast, especially  gardeners.  There are two garden clubs in  this area. Sechelt Garden Club  meets on the first Wednesday of  each month in St. Hilda's  Church Hall at 7:30 pm.  The next Gibsons Garden  Club meeting will be held in the  Marine Room below the library,  Thursday, February 15 at 7:30  pm, weather permitting, watch  channel II.  The speaker is master  gardener Betty Fenton who will  speak on 'pruning'. Members,  guests, newcomers all welcome,  refreshments will follow.  Each year is a thrill, reward,  and a challenge in the world of  gardening. There is a special  pride as a plant springs from the  earth and grows into something  beautiful.  Many people in these hectic  times have begun to search for  at least some token return to a  simpler more tranquil way of  living and gardening can fill this  need and be nutritious too.  A master plan of your garden  on ruled graph paper can be  helpful, for a short or long  period, more especially ;f youj  are new to an area ami ���.e stu^  dying terrain, sun, shade aiiJ  soil.  It is important and not uy  early to test the soil for , n  balance taken from tfatce difJ  ferent areas of the gaidt.. Take!  the samples sealed to your!  garden centre, or to a govem-1  men! agency, or belter till in]  vest in a simple kit, which will  provide a fascinating do-it-l  yourself project for a tail... Jav  A full list of addtes >es ot]  catalogues is available .it your!  local library and nurserL... It is!  time to order seeds.  Bed 8.  Breakfast  Gibsons area, close to the terry.  886-3134. #7  Roberts Creek Hall avail.,  dances, parlies, weddings,  equipment rental. Vvonne  885-4610. TFN  TEREDO SQUARE  Prestige olfice space  Ground Floor: 1767 sq. ft., fully  finished Into offices.  Second Floor: 495 sq. ft., finished Inlo 3 offices: 175 sq. ft. one  office.  5710 Teredo St.. Sechell. Call  885-4466. TFN  Large boal shop, hydro incl.  883-1122. fl  Office space available Lower Gibsons. 886-7995. TFN  COMMERCIAL 750 sq.fl. store or  oflice space, centre ol Cowrie St.,  Sechell. Avail. Sepl. 1/90.  885-2045. #8  Mini Storage units, healed.  885-2081. #8  Room & board, private bath, TV.  886-9511. #9  2 bdrm. house, waterfront.  Gower Pt.. airtight stove, propane, adults only, no pets. refs..  $450.886-7046. #7  Basemenl bdrm. bath/shower,  small kitchen. $400 - $200  deposit. 886-8641. #7  Bright spacious studio office,  darkroom or similar use. Space  on shared basis. 886-4584.    #9  Help Wanted  Hygenist or CDA wanted part time  in Sechell. Call Dr. Dan  Kingsbury 886-4535. TFN  Nanny housekeeper live in/out.  full-time care. 3 & 5 yr. olds.  Licensed driver. 886-9585.    #7  Waitresses  Bartenders  & Cooks  Full or Part-Time  Peninsula Motor Inn   8862804 |  Experienced Pizza cook. Andy's  Restaurant. 886-3388 apply to  Kham. TFN  Ministry of Social Services &  Housing needs Foster Homes tor  teenagers. Please call Judy Walls  or Intake Social Worker 885-7101  weekdays. 18  Babysitter wanted lor fitness  classes. 9:15 lo 10:15.  886-8305 Mon.. Tues.. Thurs.#8  VOLUNTEERS  NEEDED  Volunteer Opportunities Fir  Retirement - Feb 13. Community Services. 10:30 am  to noon. A short workshop  Introducing the community,  ils services, and opportunities.  Thrift Shop fn Glbiom -  needs a relief person lor occasional Saturdays.  Children'* Entertainers ���  need to help local one-day  Spring Fair.  Reitwitlon Project ��� needs  members and organizational  help. Lots ol challenge and  benefits lor fhe right people.  Co-Leader - lor Girl Guide  group in Sechelt desperately  needed Tuesdays, 6 - 8 pm.  For these and more opportunities please call Volunteer  Action Center 118-5881  Dental Assistant part-lime,  Pender Harbour area. 883-9209  eves. #7  Custom Picture Framer required,  experienced only need apply, box  332 c/o Coast News. Box 460.  Gibsons, BC. VON 1V0.       TFN  Help Wanted  Tlir M.irmiT-' Ri'Nt.uir.mi  |k mttt iii.i'ptinu tippllCd*  thiiiK fur iIk" pcrmnni'nti  full imic ptwltiun of  Until Brunch Qxik.  Experience nnJ extelteni  urminirmlonnl -kill* In n  mii-i. Apply with resume  uu P.O. Ita .W,Ollwons.  IU\ VON IV0.  Work Wanted  Framing crew available, air  equipped. Ph. aft. 6 pm.  886-7830. TFN  Sunshine Association for the  Handicapped has full-time positions available tor developmental  training and care of mentally handicapped adults in Ihe residential  service. Driver's License required. Call Dale 886-3217.    #8  Lonsdale Leather Crafts requires  seamstresses to sew leather bells  and bags at home. Experience  wilh Walking Fool induslrial  power machines necessary. Contract piece rates. Apply  885-2474. #9  Aquarius Seafarms Ltd. is hiring  people for Farm Technician positions. Please send resume to Box  2540. Sechell. BC. VON 3A0. #9  OVERSEAS JOBS  HIRING NOW!!  CALL  17I'll 687-6084 iusai  Person with whom I can practice  speaking Russian. David  885-5964. #9  29.  Business &  Home Services  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD.  Topping ��� Limbing ��� Danger Tree  Removal,   Insured,  Guaranteed  Work. Free estimates. 885-2109.  TFN  Have It ton Pickup, will haul.  $75.885-3127. #7  Builder, carpenter, handyman for  all exlerior and interior work. C.J.  Klymson will Iravel. Have local  business refs. Very good work.  Call Chris 885-2043. #10  Architectural drawings: professional work, low fees, fast completion, will design or draw  yours, house, condos. or commercial buildings. Traditional or  contemporary. 1-685-6860.    fl  COAST  CONTRACTING  Property management, paint and  paper renovations, workmanship  and materials guaranteed. Phone  886-2010. 19  TIRED OF PAYING.  TOO MUCH  For a  TREE SERVICEI  CALL THE  UNDERCUTTERS  For free estimates and consultation. Dangerous Iree removal our  specialty. FULLY INSURED,  guaranteed work. Call Dan,  885-5096 18  CONFIDENTIAL SECRETARIAL  SERVICES  Word Processing:  Correspondence, Resumes,  Form Letters.  886-4740  18  Arbutus Oflice Services  in downtown Sechelt - lo serve  you better ��� rm. 217, Teredo  Square (Wesl Wing). 885-5212.  Hrs. 9-4. After hour appointments by arrangement. 19  Protoistonil a  ConflderttM  Correipndenc*  Reports,  Contracts, etc.  <Btfe 9 aper Mill  883-9911  SPRING'S AROUND  THE CORNER  (������Una II or notll)  2 rms. & hall '49"  2 Wks. ONLY  Call TODAY lo  get in on this low rate  Skip's Maintenance  Service  885-2373  NOTE CORRECTED PHONE  NUMBER, PLEASE CALL AGAIN  Home renovations, finish carpentry, complete job start lo finish.  Call Bruce 886-7706 after 6 pm.  #7  TREE TOPPING  Danger tree removal, limbing and  tailing, fully insured, free  estimates. Jeff Collins.  886-8225. #8  House Cleaning available, also  house sitting for you vacationers.  Leave your pets at home. Book  now. 885-9522. #8  DO YOU NEED  Brushcutting. rubbish removal,  window cleaning, mobile home  washing, carpet/upholstery  cleaning, firewood. Skip's  Maintenance Service 885-2373.  #8  Carpentry, minor plumbing and  electrical.   Reliable,  reasonable  rales and references. 886-8655.  #11  Professional fruit tree pruning by  commercial fruit grower. Ph.  885-7941 Feb. only. #8  Handyman, all jobs looked at,  minor plumbing a' specialty.  883-9278. #9  Welder (no ticket), mechanically  inclined, family man living in Gibsons seeks lull-lime employment  Dave 886-2354. #9  MARKET COMMUNICATIONS  Public Relations/Marketing Professional wishes to relocate to  Sunshine Coast. Interested in  availability of either lull-time ol  conlract work. Specialties include  promotional writing & production  of materials, media relations,  advertising, special events. &  general communication plans.  Currently employed as marketing  manager Icr major BC educational  institution. Please call Judy in  Vancouver, 327-4290 Ive. msg.  m  Child Care  Mature adult to care in my home  lor 2 children, ages 3 mos. & 4  yrs. 2 - 3 days/week. Rels. req.  886-8736. fl  fun & Creative Daycare at Puddle  Ducks, many toys, activities.  886-3767. #7  Pooh Corner licensed family  daycare (Pebbles Beach) has  openings lor children 2 - 5 years.  886-2258 aft. 5. #8  Will babysit my home 2 yrs. plus,  part time or lull time. Alison  885-2319 #9  Opportunities  Travel Sunshine Coast Is asking  interested parties to submit  quotes lor the development and  production ol a 8-sided brochure  for use as a "TOURISM LURE"  piece. For details phone Kay  886-4764  Handyman: carpentry, electrical,  drywall. painting, eavestrough  cleaning, no job too small. Alan  686-8741. #7  NOTICE OF SALE  Pursuant lo the Warehouseman's Lien Act, notice Is  hereby given that the 1976 Plymouth Volire, Cream  4 dr., serial no. HL41C7F10B954, BC license  RXN442 held by Abex Used Auto Parts. Box 652.  Gibsons, BC In the name ol Brenda Lynn Schultles  or Brenda Gillespie will be sold at a public sale lor  debts outstanding in the amount of $785 on  February 19, 1990 at 1 pm al Abex Used Aulo  Parts, Hwy. 101, Gibsons.  INVITATION TO TENDER  Electoral District: Mackenzie  Highway District: Sunshine Coast  Project Number: 04-89-059  Project Description: Traffic Conlrol Services  within   the   Sunshine   Coast   Highways  District  Tenders Will be Opened on: March 13,1990  at 2:00 pm at the Howe Sound Disfricl Office, 1690 Main Street. North Vancouver.  BC.  Surety Bid Bond or Certified Deposit Cheque  Is not required.  Tender documents with envelope, plans,  specificalions and conditions of tender are  available free of charge ONLY from the  Minislry of Transportation and Highways.  Howe Sound District Office. 1690 Main  Street, North Vancouver. BC, or the Sunshine Coast Sub-Office, 1016 Seamounl  Way. Gibsons. BC. between the hours of  8:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday,  except holidays.  Phone number of Conlacl Person:  Ray  DeGrafl at 886-2294 (Gibsons. BC)  M.V. Collins  Deputy Minister  &"%  Provlnct of  British Columbia  Ministry oi Transportation  ' and Highways  LAND DISPOSITION  In Land Recording District of Sechelt and situated in  Halfmoon Bay.  Take notice that Frank Cloutier and Sonla Cloutier,  4818 Westlawn Dr., Burnaby, BC, teacher, X-ray  technician intends to apply for a Foreshore Lease of  the following described lands.  Unsurveyed Foreshore Fronting Lot J commencing  at a post planted at the southeast corner ol Lot J  PL15555, DL 1638. New Westminster Group 1,  thence south 80 feet, thence 25 feet, thence north  90 feet and containing 2000 square feet more or  less.  The purpose for which the disposition is required to  provide private boat moorage facilities.  Comments concerning this application may be made  to Ihe Oflice ot the Senior Land Officer. #401, 4603  Kingsway, Burnaby, BC. V5H 4M4. File reference  #2404831.   '' I       \ B \      '' Tl tVlMSi  ;> I       **    \    . h! r-rj^rt  h'LAN eiaa\ : ,   \\ j   \  '���'���'��� \      L1 i //   /   /Xv'  " '    ��    \    LU/  /J/i#  N  AC r^Ni   / Ay    xy  ������1  v  f  &  ��y  N  Public Work*.      Tr.-ivaux publics  Canada Canada  Invitation To Tender  SEALED TENDERS for Ihe projects or services listed  below, addressed to the Regional Manager. Contract Policy and Administration, Pacific Region.  Departmen! of Public Works, Canada, Room 601,  1166 Albernl Street. Vancouver. B.C. V6E 3W5 will  be received until the specific closing time and dale.  Tender documents can be obtained through the  above noted Department ot Public Works. Vancouver oflice.   PROJECT  TENDER NO. 70M-89-0155: For FISHERIES AND  OCEANS - Upgrade Electrical Power and Lighting.  Gibsons Small Craft Harbour, Gibsons, B.C.  CLOSING DATE: 11:00 AM PST, 23 FEBRUARY  1990  Tender   documents   may  be  viewed   al   the  Amalgamated Construction Association ot B.C. in  Vancouver and the Construction Associations of  Victoria and Nanaimo.  TECHNICAL ENQUIRIES: G.T. Bartord, Project  Manager  (604) 666-0595  TENDER ENQUIRIES:      (604) 666-0185  APPLICATION FOR A  PERMIT UNDER THE  PROVISIONS OF THE  WASTE MANAGEMENT  ACT  (Reluse)  THIS APPLICATION is to  be filed with the Regional  Waste Manager at 15326  -103A Avenue, Surrey,  British Columbia V3R 7A2  "any person who may be  adversely affected by Ihe  discharge or storage ol Ihe  waste may within 30 days  from the last dale ot  posting under seclion 3(a)  or publication, service or  display under seclion 4.  write to Ihe manager  stating how he is  affected."  PREAMBLE-The purpose  of this application is to obtain a permit lo dispose of  fish mortalities by burying  and quarterly burning of  cleared alder trees and  waste fish leed. Each burn  will last for a max. of 7  days. A max. of 125m1  will be burned every 3  months.  1. We, Hardy Sea Farms  Inc. ol C-36, RR 3 Saltery  Bay. Powell River, B.C.  V8A5C1, hereby apply for  a permit to discharge  refuse from fish farming  facilities located at Hardy  Island. Jervis Inlet and  give notice of application  to all persons affected.  2. The refuse-disposal site  of approximately 1.0 hectare will be located al:  commencing at a posl  planted 40m al 206�� from  the NW corner of DL  1489. NWO, thence 100m  due west, thence 100m  due south, thence 100m  due east, thence north to  P.O.C. which is approximately 3.5 km south of  Saltery Bay ferry terminal  in Jervis Inlet.  3. The type of refuse lo be  discharged will be Industrial (lish mortalities).  3A. Size of fish farm (tonnes/year) thai will  discharge to site ��� 667  tonnes.  4. The rate ol discharge  will be: Average daily  (based on operating  period) 0.3 tonnes or  .3m1: Total annual  discharge 75 tonnes or  75m'. The ��� operating  period during which the  reluse will be discharged  will be week days:  periodically depending on  diving frequency.  Seasonal: reduced  discharge in winter mon-  Ihs.  5. The composilion of  reluse is estimated to be  99% dead fish. 1%  paper, tins, household  garbage from on site  habitation  6. The type and frequency  of treatment to be applied  is covering wilh lime upon  each discharge and closing wooden hatch.  7. Dated this 20th day ol  September. 1989  Hardy Sea Farms Inc.  (Greg Goulet)  Telephone No. 755-9260  or 487-9199.  A copy of this application  was posted al the site in  accordance   with   the  Waste    Management  Regulations on September  20, 1989.  File No. AR-8434  APPLICATION FOR A  PERMIT UNDER THE  PROVISIONS OF THE  WASTE MANAGEMENT  ACT  (Reluse)'  THIS APPLICATION is lo  be filed with the Regional  Waste Manager al 15326  -103A Avenue. Surrey.  British Columbia V3R 7A2  "any person who may be  adversely affected by the  discharge or storage of the  waste may within 30 days  from the Jast date of  posting under section 3(a)  or publication, service or  display under section 4,  write to the manager  stating how he is  affected.''  PREAMBLE-The purpose  of this application is to obtain a permil to dispose of  fish mortalities by burying  and quarterly burning of  cleared alder trees and  waste fish feed. Each burn  will last for a max. of 14  days. A max. of 125 m1  will be burned every 3  months.  1. We. Hardy Sea Farms  Inc. of C-36, RR 3 Saltery  Bay, Powell River, B.C.  V8A5C1, hereby apply for  a permit to discharge  refuse from fish farming  facilities located at Hardy  Island, Jervis Inlet and  give notice of application  to all persons affected.  2. The refuse-disposal site  of approximately 1.0 hec-  lare will be located at:  commencing al a post  planted 870m at 316�� from  the east shore marker of  Ihe boundary between DL  1488 & DL 1489 go 100m  due north, thence 100m  due east, thence 100m  due south, thence west to  P.O.C. which is approximately 3.5 km south ol  Saltery Bay ferry terminal  in Jervis Inlet.  3. The type ol reluse lo be  discharged will be industrial.  3A. Size of fish farm (tonnes/year) that will  discharge to site - 667  tonnes.  4. The rate of discharge  will be: Average daily  (based on operating  period) 0.3 tonnes or  ,3m1; Tolal annual  discharge 75 tonnes or  75m1. The operating  period during which the  refuse will be discharged  will be week days:  periodically depending on  diving frequency.  Seasonal, reduced  discharge in winter months.  5. The composition ot  refuse is estimated to be  99% dead fish, 1%  paper, fins, household  garbage  6 The type and Irequency  ol treatment lo be applied  is covering wilh lime upon  each discharge: closing  wooden hatch  7. Dated Ihis 20th day of  September. 1989.  Hardy Sea Farms Inc  (Greg Goulet)  Telephone No  755-9260  or 487-9199.  A copy of this application  was posted at the site in  accordance   wilh   the  Wasle    Management  Regulations on September  20. 1989.  File No. AR-8435  APPLICATION Fun A  PERMIT UNDER FHE  PROVISIONS OF int  WASTE MANAGtMtN!  ACT  (Reluse)  THIS APPLICATION Is 10  be filed with the Rt, anal  Wasle Manager at 15326  -103A Avenue. Surrsy,  British Columbia VJR 7A2  "any person who may tie  adversely affected by Ihe  dischaige or stotage of ine  waste may within 3u ..j, ..  from the last a\..~. of  posting under sectio. 3(a)  or publication, service or  display under section 4,  write to the manager  stating how lie is  affected."  PREAMBLE���Ihe puipcbe  of this application is tu obtain a peimit lo dispose oi  fish mortalities by buy.iig  and quarterly burnt.-., ol  cleared alder tiees and  waste fish leed Eat. burn  will lasl for a max. ol 7  days. A max. of 125m'  will be burned every 3  months.  1. We, Haidy Sea Farms  Inc. of C-36. RR3Sa.=-y  Bay, Powell River, B.C.  V8A5C1. hereby appi, lor  a peimil lo discharge  refuse from Ush lam ng  facilities located at H���,ty  Island and give notice ol  application to ail persons  affected.  2. The tefuse-disposji site  of approximately 1.0 hectare will be located at:  commencing at a posl  planted 1,070m at 299!  from Ihe edSt si.iis  maiker of Ihe bo^iiojy  between DL 1488 & DL  1489 go 100m due w. ,:,  thence 100m due south,  thence 100m due east,  thence 100m due noilli ;o  point of commencement,  which is appro, int ,  3.5 km south ol S^. ,  Bay ferry leiminal in Jer;  vis Inlet.  3. The type of refuse lo be  dischaiged will be industrial (fish mortalities)  3A. Size of fish fai m (tonnes/year) that will  dischaige to site - 667  tonnes.  4. The rate of discharge  will   be:   Average  daily  (based   on   operaln..,  period)   0.3   tonnes   Of  ,3m3;   Total   annt,...  discharge 75 tonnes oi  75m3.   The   opeiain g  period during which the  refuse will be discnaigt i  will   be   week   d..,  periodic depending on dm  ing frequency. Seasons  teduced   discharge   In  winter months  5. The composition ol  refuse is esi> idled lu lv  99% dead lish. 1��<.  paper, tins, household  garbage liorn on  habitation  6. The type ana Irequency  of treatment lo be appt i d  is covering with lime upon  each dischaige  7 Daled Ihis 20th d.t* ul  September. 1989  Hardy Sea raims Inc  (Gieg Goulet)  Telephone No  755-9260  or 487-9199  A copy ol this appiicaiiun  was posted at Ihe site in  accordance wilh Ine  Waste Managemeni  Regulations on Septembet  20, 1989.  File No. AR-8433  GLASSFORD  P   10   I:   5   S  Canada  ;v sTi il Hi s  886-2622  KEEP  CANADA  BEAUTIFUL 22.  Coast News, February 12,1990  Tifffitf IfEJgL eOSroMFRS  serving the Coast's    P����Jf    ** at your Finishin" Stc  your Finishing Store.  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That's cost and we'll show you the  invoice if we can find it  Thanks to the staff at the  Coast. News  for the great job they do!  All Sales Cash & Carry - Sale ends Feb. 17 or while stock lasts  THE  VLTERNATIVE  VISA  [  OPEN:  Mon. - Fri., 8:30-5:00  Sat. 9:00-4:00  Specializing in  WOODWORKING & INTERIOR  FINISHING MATERIALS  HWY 101, GIBSONS,       886-3294  tsmmmmtmsLM  mmstm


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