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 LEGISLATIVE UBRARV  PariUmentBuil^ U<\  Victoria, B.C. V8V i.v��  50 cents per copy on newsstands  COAST^NF.WS  ' on newsstands laMULBiilWlll' ^H'EHj February 22,1993 ^  February 22,1993 Volume 47 Issue 8  Personal strife  drives Wilson  from leadership  by Jane Seyd  Liberal leader and Sunshine  Coast MLA Gordon Wilsoti said  Friday he is stepping aside from  leadership of the official opposition in the province in order to  attend to personal problems.  But he denied the move  means he's finished either as Ihe  Liberal leader or as a politician.  "It certainly doesn't signal  the end of my political career,"  said Wilson in a telephone interview Fri-       day.  "The caucus had  suggested my private  life compromised  their ability to function as an effective  opposition. I said if  that was the problem, I'd remove that  obstacle until such  time as I get person-       al matters resolved  to the point that I can keep them  off the front page of the paper."  Wilson said he hasn't  stepped down as Liberal leader:  "That is something only the  membership can take away from  me or I can give up through resignation. Neither has occurred."  He added that under the Liberal party constitution, it is now  too late to call a leadership convention for the end of April,  although a usual ballot on  whether members wanl��leadership review will be held at the  Liberal convention.  Wilson attributed recent  problems, including media  attention surrounding his close  friendship with fellow Liberal  and former house leader Judi  Tyabji, to a coalition of forces  both within and outside the  party who are trying to oust him  as leader.  "There's no doubl there are  forces at work in the province to  bring about a coalition and they  saw me as a direct impediment  to the coalition. They knew they  'It certainly  doesn't signal  the end of  my political  career'  - Gordon Wilson  would not get co-operation from  me on those grounds and so  they've essentially thought  'Let's assassinate the guy' and  that's what they're attempting to  do."  For now Ihe Liberals' deputy  leader, Fred Gingell, will take  on the duties of leader of the  opposition, said Wilson.  Wilson's comments came  after 12 members of the Liberal  caucus met in Van-    couver Friday. Wilson, who was in  Powell River and did  not attend the meeting, said his absence  was "purely circumstantial."  The comments  also came after contradictory reports  from Wilson and his       wife Elizabeth Wilson over the possibility of an impending marital  separation.  On Friday, Wilson said he  was angry aboul the intense  examination of his personal life  by the media and resents Ihe  implication that he has not been  telling the truth.  "If there's a difference in  what is said one of the two parties is not being entirely honest," said Wilson.  "Quite frankly if I become a  little-Wt-iesentful it would  immediately be deemed that I'm  the one that isn't being  forthright."  "The fact of the matter is that  under the Family Relations Act,  there will at some point be a  writ filed in court and that will  spell out what goes on."  Wilson said he slill feels he  has the strong support of his  constituents.  "I don't think the vast majority of British Columbians are  interested (in my private life), or  feel it's of any consequence or  significant in any way."  113     Tourists find  services wanting  Jim Majcher, director of community and regional planning for  the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, makes his points during a  chamber address Thursday. Joel Johnstone photo  by Darah Hansen  Even though tourists are  generally happy wilh the sights  and services offered on the  Sunshine Coast, there's still  plenty of potential in terms of  luring in more dollars, says a  new survey released by the  Sechell and District Chamber of  Commerce.  Entitled the 1992 Sunshine  Coast Visitors Survey, the  report details the results of a  questionnaire answered by 4,  348 non-residents of the Coast  visiting between the        months of June and  October of last year.  And it appears  many of visitors say  they want more services made available to them.  Among the suggestions made were  improved ferry services; designated  bicycle lanes and  organized hiking tours; more  entertainment for adults and  children including amusement  paiks, mini-golf attractions and  go-kart facilities; more, higher  quality, international and diversified shops; better quality  hotels and motels; fine restaurants and a wider variety of  dishes served; and clean-up and  development of accessible  beaches.  Just 25.7 per cent of questionnaire respondents said what  they enjoyed most during their  visll to the Coast weie, the services available and the friendliness of the residents, the survey  reports.  The majority cited the  scenery as they're main source  of enjoyment, 42.4 per cent  named the weather, 27.3 per  cent said it was the beaches.  And though respondents  answers were overwhelmingly  positive on rating their experience the Coast at it's present  level of development, and further gave it high marks as a  vacation area, the survey says  'Poor views  from the  highway and  poor signage  were also  listed as  concerns'  there are indications that  improvements could be made to  existing services.  The primary deterrent to  travel to the Coast is the present  ferry service, the report states.  Schedules, costs and line ups  were reported as requiring  extensive improvement, making  up 58.3 per cent of the responses under the heading "least  liked aspects."  Furthermore, poor road conditions, the general layout of  the highway, poor views from        trie highway and poor  signage were also  listed as concerns,  though the report  notes these concerns  as making up only a  small percentage.  The majority of  respondents, 59.9 per  cent, rated scenery  on the highways as  being good to excel-  lent.  Again, making up a minority  percentage of features thought  Jacking on the Coast was the  lack or nonexistence of entertainment for both children and  adults in the evening, as well as  poor tourist attractions.  Present tourist attractions  and entertainment received the  majority of fair to good ratings,  the report says, adding "perhaps  a result of the limited development of attractions and organized indoor/outdoor entertainment in the region."  As to campground and  hotel/motel accommodations,  low ratings were recorded. The  report interprets this as a window of opportunity for  improvement.  For campgrounds it says,  "improved cleanliness, organization and more quality," could  be required. While for hotels  and motels, "limited development in this sector is a key factor here...'designation' hotels  and resorts would be well  received."  turn to page 2  19  13  peee*  '*  17  Sechelt official community plan gathering momentum  by Stuart Burnside  Work on Sechelt's official community  plan continues to pick up speed District  of Sechelt Planner Rob Buchan says he's  pleased with progress.  Buchan has over the past couple of  months been holding OCP meetings with  individual communities within the district  municipality.  The goal is to make the various communities aware of what is involved in the  OCP process and let residents know how  they can participate.  During the meetings, Buchan has been  soliciting names of people interested in  joining the eventual municipal OCP com  mittee, which will perform the actual  work on the OCP.  "Council has yet to decide the actual  make up of (that committee)," Buchan  said, "but right now there is a list of 43  names of interested individuals."  He said Sechelt council will have the  job of whittling down the list of names to  form the OCP committee, adding that the  committee would include at least one representative from each municipal community.  "Aside from having a member from  the various communities," Buchan said,  "council has yet to set a ceiling on the  number of people who will be involved.  But I don't see a problem with having a  good number of people on the committee.  As long as the interest is there, I find it  encouraging."  He said he was also pushing to have a  representative from the Sechelt Indian  Band on the committee.  "We have this unique situation (with  the band) in which we have two municipalities sharing the same community,"  Buchan said.  "And I think it's important they have a  say in Sechelt's planning."  Buchan said regardless of the eventual  make up of the committee, each community group, including one recently made  up to represent Sechelt's downtown core,  will work on its own goals and objectives  as part of overall OCP planning.  While Buchan said there was no set  time frame for establishing the OCP committee, or for the completing the planning  work, he is looking to have a draft of the  OCP ready by the fall.  "I certainly don't want to rush this veiy  important document," Buchan said. "But I  expect the committee to be set up by  March and I'm looking to being able to  present council with a first draft by  September or October.  "I'm certainly willing to see it take  longer if more time is needed."  Tree planter fortunes sinking in economic sands  port Iwo of a series  by Darah Hansen  The jury isn't in just yet on  who or what will suffer the most  as a result of the downturn in  this year's tree planting market  In the short term, almost certainly, the tree planting contractor will feel the pinch of  increased competition in a  decreasing market In turn, the  tree planter will also suffer as  his or her hard work will now  earn less money.  But the long-term effects on  the industry ai a whole have yet  to be determined.  One possible concern noted  by long-time contractor Tony  Greenfield of Whiskeyjack  Reforestation Ltd., in Sechelt is  maintaining the future quality of  the trees planted.  "I guess the thing in the  industry this year is that there  are going to be lots of greenhorns making very, very poor  money," says Greenfield, as a  result of low bids made by contractors. And that, he said, could  have certain costs for everyone.  "It's been proven a thousand  times that if you try  planted as quickly as possible."  Dirk Brinkman, part-owner  of one of BC's largest reforestation companies, Brinkman and  Associates, agrees. "From whal   _ _...,___,   we see (the low bids)  to plant trees with "There are going create a lot of abuse  inexperienced work-     to be lots of     of the tree and of ,he  greenhorns  making very,  very poor  ers you re not going  to get a very good  job," he says.  There are standards that must be  adhered to, he says.  All contracting companies are subject to scrutiny by  the Ministry of Forests as to  how, where and what trees are  planted. However, Greenfield  says, acceptable planting is not  the only issue when considering  the health of the tree - time is  also of the essence.  "A good crew might do the  job in one week while a green  crew might take three weeks,"  he said. "The trees should be  money  worker."  But, he adds  some companies  aren't affected quite  as dramatically as  others. In particular,  those companies that  are well established and have  developed steady relationships  with companies re-sponsible for  much of the reforestation.  "We have long-term relationships (with forest companies)  where we have some reasonable  expectations as long as we're  doing a cost competitive,  acceptable job... We get to come  back," Brinkman says.  The process is called selec  tive tendering, where only two  or three contractors are invited  to compete for a contract offered  by the licencee.  "And if somebody's (prices  are) high maybe they're out of  the game for the year, but  they're back in next year.  "You're pretty sure to get  some work," he says.  By contrast, open tendering  situations, mainly provincial  forestry contracts, can draw up  to 40 contractors out to a viewing, each one entering a bid.  In these situations, Brinkman  says, it becomes difficult to get  work and bids that are won end  up going at extremely low  prices.  Mark Scott, resource officer  in charge of silviculture for the  local forestry district, says it is  unlikely this is a widespread  problem even among open tenders.  turn to page 3  ssjslSfiSPo  ���um...       '_,    _^__\M  _*_f**em 1 ���  i^k. *    __*_d_U W_^_w_t  fH       1  dBrf  immmW*   I  JUy-^S^:'!-v.  mi  . iss  "'4  ���MM'-                                                                         "VljjH  1  Careful parking under a watchful eye at the Gibsons wharf.  Joel Johnstone photo Coast News, February 22, 1993  r Dm Is. IUriimc / mis.  \sh I'ils  Help sought in search for missing man  ( ,'//   SSI I     fs-o  Rick' Dclaiig  Intermediate  French Immersion  Parents interest^ in enrolling their children in Intermediate  Immersion in September 1993 are invited to attend:  An Information Meeting  Thursday, March 4,h 1993  Sechelt Elementary School Library  7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Children are welcome to accompany their parents.  For further information, please contact Nancy Brindley,  French Coordinator, 885-9523.  School District No. 46  Sunshine Coast  by Darah Hansen  The Sechelt RCMP detachment is requesting the public's  assistance in ihe search for a  missing Vancouver man.  Richard Dale ___  Beaudoin, 39, was  last heard from  December 29, 1991  while in Pender Harbour. A day later he  was seen by residents  'He was seen by  residents in  Egmont  canoeing alone  in Egmonl canoeing Up Sechelt Inlet   bushy red hair and  alone up Sechell Inlet    ���������������������~   a beard. He is esti-  suspect he is dead.  The weather was stormy the  night of Beaudoin's disappearance, Reid said, and as he was  alone with a canoe that was  ____________   quite heavily laden  down with goods,  "he could have run  into trouble."  Beaudoin is  described as a  white male with  to an unknown destination.  To dale, intensive searches  made by air, water and land  have failed to uncover any clues  as lo Beaudoin's whereabouts,  said Staff Sergeant Cam Reid.  And although Beaudoin was  reported lo be an experienced  boater and a non-drinker, Reid  said because of Ihe length of  lime he has been missing,.police  mated to be 185 to 191 cm (6'I  to 6'3) in height, weighing 77 to  86 kgs( 170 to 190 lbs).  Beaudoin was travelling in a  14-foot red or orange square  stern canoe. People who have  any information in regards to  Beaudoin are asked to call any  nearby detachment of the  RCMP, police agency or the  Canadian Coast Guard.  Richard Dale Beaudoin, last seen Dec. 30,1991, in Egmont  Arena plan gets 'reluctant' Gibsons nod  northwdods W  820 KIWANIS WAY, GIBSONS  w  ~v,i  k^m  AV"  Enjoy An Active - Carefree Lifestyle  22 Quality Patio homes - Adult Oriented, Single Level  Prices start at $133,800 - 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Homes  I w  (604)886-4680  For further information contact:  TWIN OAKS DEVELOPMENT CORP.  Hans Ounpuu, RR2, S7, C26,  Cibsons, BC VON 1V0 �� Fax: (604) 886-4623  by Charles Hart  Not without reservations,  Gibsons councillors have decided to support a regional district  plan to share in funding the  Sunshine Coast Arena.  Cllr. Ted Hume voiced the  strongest objection to a proposed formula that would tax  residents based on the assessed  value of improvements (housing), but exclude owners of  undeveloped land. Hume said he  believes it is unfair for owners  of vacant land not to pay a share  of the cost, and at one point  moved to have the whole discussion tabled for more study.  Mayor Eric Small, the town's  representative to the SCRD, said  he also believes the formula is  less than ideal, but believes it is  a good first step and more likely  to succeed with voters when the  proposition goes to referendum.  "It's based on the idea the  unimproved lot onwers would  not likely be using the arena,"  he explained.  Small said in his view the;  formula has two shortcoming!  ftrct, lhat the owners of undevi  oped land will see a rise in val  ���without paying for better ser  vices "and facilities on the Coast.  and second, that Ihey will still  be able to vote in the referendum and not pay the bill.  In spite of these deficiencies,  Small said he "reluctantly supports" the proposal as a gesture  of goodwill toward a Coast-  wide recreation function.  Hume, who eventually supported the proposal, expressed  doubts that Coast-wide recreation would ever come to  fruition. "It keeps coming up  Ihel  Starting MARCH 2  NEW HOURS  For  Davis Bay-Wilson Creek  LIBRARY  (5123 Davis Bay Road)  Tuesday   6 - 7:30 pm  Friday    2 ��� 4 pm  Saturday    10 am - 4 pm  GOES ON SALE  Hunter Douglas Authorized  Manufacturer's Sale  .Save 40%  en Minds  until Feb. 28!  For quality  workmanship  "done right the first rime"  SHOWROOM 851 HWY. 101 GIBSONS PH/FAX 886-3191  but nothing ever gets done" he  said.  Recognising that Sechelt  needs help in paying the costs of  maintaining and operating the  arena, Hume said he was skeptical of a step-by-step approach  toward a unified recreation  function. "Why don't we get  into a recreation function immediately," he said, "instead of  hoping we'll get into it."  Both councillors Ed Steeves  and Walter Bradshaw favoured  proceeding with the formula in  the interests of seeing some  progress toward sharing costs.  Steeves noted he fell comfortable with giving his support  since the whole issue will have  to go to a referendum in any  case.  About half the assessed  value of Gibsons property is  attributable to improvements  ($125 million), Small said.  Sechelt also voices displeasure  Sechelt council is less ecstatic over a regional  district's approach to a Coast-wide referendum on  arena funding, but councillors say they will take  what they can get.  The regional district directors decided last week  the referendum would be held on an area-by-area  basis, which would allow any given area to opt out.'  "I have a problem with this, "MacLarty said,  "because people from all the area use the arena.  And they should help pay for it."  It was noted though that when the referendum is  completed, an arena commission would need to be  set up which could look into establishing a tiered  admission system for use the of arena. "Then the  areas that don't want to pay (through referendum)  would be charged a higher rate," MacLarty said.  The tiered system could also be applied to the  Sechelt Indian Government District (SIGD), whicrf'  announced that it would not participate in the  Coast-wide vote.  "However, lhe (SIGD) said Ihey would consider  contributing (to the function after the referendum  is completed)," councillor Art Whistler noted.  Another contentious point for council was the  SCRD's approach to taxation for the facility.  The regional board agreed to that the areas  which voted to help fund the arena would be taxed  at 14 cents per $1,000 of assessed value on  improvements to property alone. Sechelt council  had requested the taxation be done at a lower rate  but for all property, even that which is undeveloped.  "The owners of undeveloped property can still  vote (in the referendum) MacLarty said, "but they  i don'l have any stake in the outcome. ThaUsn't fair  to those who 6wri Mofttft *'  Tourism ministry advocates public  consultation before making changes  from page 1  The survey later notes that  "perhaps offsetting the main  least liked feature" is the  response of 46.4 per cent to the  'nothing in particular' component of this question.  Almost half of the respondents indicated there was nothing they particularly disliked  about the Sunshine Coast.  "Again, this is a positive  response," the survey says, "but  should not detract tourism operators from responding to areas  requiring attention."  Speaking at a Wednesday  meeting of members from both  the Sechelt and Gibsons chambers, off-Coast business representatives, and members of local  governments, the director of  community and regional planning under the Ministry of  Tourism and Culture, Jim  Majcher, cautioned individuals  to consult heavily with the public before going ahead with any  plans to develop the tourist  industry on the Coast.  "I hope I'm not sounding  anti-development. 1 am pro-  Elphinstone  Secondary  -NEWS-  Report Cardt Were Dlatrlbutod to Student. ���  February 16  PARENT TEACHER INTERVIEWS  February 23: 6..30 - 9:00 p.m.  February 24&2S: 2:10-3:10 p.m.  Call now for appointments - day appointments will be 10  minutes each, evening appointments 15 minutes each.  E.ARLYPI5MISS/-i.  fELPHINSTONE SECONDARY ONLY)  February 22-25: Classes dismissed at 2:05 for the  following reasons: February 22 & 23 in order to allow for  parent-teacher interviews during one evening (Feb 23).  February 24 A 26 - for parent teacher interviews.  Buses will run on their regular schedule on these dates  ie/starting at 3:35.  Note: Elphinstone students will stay in school during the  "District" parent-teacher days in March.  NQtHNSTRUCTIONAL HALF-DAY  On February 19,1993, teachers received a half-day for  professional development purposes. The topic was the  development of a timetable that enables greater  flexibility.  development but you have to do  it with the community," he said.  In his 28 years experience in  dealing with community development, Majcher said he's seen  resentment grow between business and residents in many communities facing increasing  tourism.  "The bottom line is, you are  hosts and many residents don't  want to be hosts," he said.  People wony, he said, about  the possible influx of "cheap,  tacky" tourist draws and an  increase in personal taxes.  But, he added, the main issue  of concern when tourism is  mentioned is the possible reduction in the present quality of life.  "The last thing they want is  more urban sprawl," he said.  Make residents aware of  what ideas there are, Majcher  said.  "(Let them know) this project is good not because we  want to line our pockets, but  because we want to maintain the  quality of life."  "   Brcnda's  Cuts'n'Curls  Everyday Low I-tocES  FOR SENIORS  ��� Perms $45  includes cut, roller set  or curling Iron  ��� Sriampoo & Set  $12  ��� Cuts $10  EVENING Al-K��nMENTS  FORTHEWOiWING  WOMAN OR MAN  Highway 10 I dilisons  886-4805  Lis  -*m*i~- ,>-��y  _____m  t_m_m_m_t  ^^_^^_m_4tm_m_w_m_m_^t_W_m_mm Coast News, February 22,  1993  opinion  A late night talk about what ails us  A nice lady the other nighl  was suggesting, but quite firmly  suggesting, that I write about  health care. I said it was a large  subject 1 knew very little about.  She said that most laymen knew  very little about it, but that all of  us must now get involved with  il, with the current and growing  problems of health care.  It was not only a medical  problem, vital as that might be,  but it was the number one economic problem the country had  on its plate.  I said well and good, but I  write a general 800-word bit  here and beat no drums, or very  few. How would I anyway  approach the subject of health  care?  Bul, she said, Ihere is perhaps  no subject more general and the  basic thing, the thing wc must  all hang on to, is the simplest  thing: thai regardless of political  and professional mops and  mows, the best possible health  care must remain available to  all, rich and poor.  Well I said, sure. But 1 come  along as a layman, perhaps in  this case the ultimate layman,  and I have to be aware that there  are large questions on lhat horizon there. Questions thai I can't  begin to answer or even ask  properly. Like aboul the costs.  Like about these serious and  informed experts all over the  place who are now telling us  lhat the costs of health care are  'galloping'?  That's just it, she said. That's  what they're all saying. And  what is the first thing they will  do? Start nibbling away al lhe  services they make available to  the people who can't pay the  extras. This is exactly why, she  said leaning forward like Charlotte Corday passing the revolutionary message, we must all  stand firm now and let ourselves  be heard.  Yes, 1 said, of course. Still...  Still what? she said. Well, I said,  speaking as a layman... Look  she said, what is all this layman  crap? It looks to me as if you're  determined lo be some sort of  second-class citizen.  And this is simply not the  case. What is the case, however,  is that universal health care,  regardless of heallh plan, is primarily threatened today by Ihe  shocking escalation of lhe costs  of il all and il is impossible not  lo feel lhat the layman/professional is going to be a factor, al  least in the discussion of it.  What is at the bottom of  these so steeply rising expenses?  There, you see, is a question thai  would probably only be asked  by a layman. The profession, at  least since the days when barbers were doing some of Ihe  work, has been intent on  improving year to year all medical services across the board.  The lifetimes of dedicated  research are quite possibly  incalculable. Every year, every  month something belter or  something quite new comes out.  Bach trails a price tag to pay for  this development.  But there it is now, the slate  of the art and any ailing citizen  might be held to have a right to  il. Life surely is more important  than money. There can come a  time, however, lhat might have  been suspected or even predicted at any time over the past couple of decades anyway, when  letters  in a nutshell  the fact lhat money is finite, that  is to say there is really only so  much of it, is going to have to  come to bear. What then?  I would say, as a layman, that  this time is now. President Clinton for example, placing his  upbeat and optimistic plans  before Congress, made it abundantly clear that the best that  could be done with universal  medicare was among his top priorities. Nonetheless, in this case,  he had to introduce a word of  caution, a word in fact, of doubt.  He had a projection thai in the-  four years of his term the costs  of health care could surpass 60  per cent of Ihe entire budget. It  hung there that the rising costs  could actually prove prohibitive.  The decisions that loom, that  are in fact there on our doorstep,  are not decisions thai will be  made by the profession. They  arc decisions that will have to be  made by the layman. Recognizing oneself as a layman is  maybe a forward step on this  way.  I do not feel a layman in relation to all our professions. The  teachers for example, were legislated back in '44 (when everyone was away al war), but I  have never felt in Ihe least a layman with anything to do with  education.  stuart nutter  Medicine though is different.  The problems that really do confront us today may be as thorny  as any that have ever faced society. We need the strongest possible understanding between lay  people and the profession.  SPRING FEVER  IS HERE!  Time to Gel Growing  New shipment  of Rndos &  Azaleas  have arrived  Species &  Hybrid  Type  Weekd '^^r'.tRoiei  Buy Bare Root  until March 1  &SAVE  Great selection  of Primulas,  Cut Flowers &  House Plants  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd.  urjzrm  Pratt Rd.. Gibsons 886-7527   [~  I'M!     Mon. - Sat. 9 - 5:30   Sun   10 - .  Wrong to declare  war on cigarettes  With the papers filled with  stories of theft of cigarettes and  smuggling over the border, etc.,  brings to mind the story of my  father. My uncle, dad's brother,  was a veteran of the Boer War'  and was given a tract of land in  Saskatchewan as compensation  for his services in South Africa.  He persuaded dad to go west  with him.  Dad packed up his family of  four kids and mother and filed  on a piece of land in  Saskatchewan. The land was  poor and dad went broke.  It wasn't until 30 years later  that he had enough money lo  take mother back to visit Nova  Scotia only to find lhat all his  old friends and buddies had big  homes, big cars and big boats.  When dad asked how this all  happened he was told thai during prohibition all the fish boals  quit fishing and went to the  French islands of St. Pierre and  Miquelon, picked up loads of  whiskey, took it lo the US east  coast where the whiskey was  picked up by fast rum runners  and into New York or other  cities. They all made fortunes.  The US eventually saw the  error of its ways, did away with  prohibition and made liquor  legal. This pul an end to the  bootleggers, rum runners, etc.  Today our government is trying  to stop smoking by pulling the  price so high that people should  stop smoking. Instead, Ihis is  only encouraging theft of  cigarettes to sell and also smuggling into the country. Like in  the days of rum running, it is  only leading to a cigarette war  lhal can eventually lead lo  killing, like in the older days.  For example, a friend of  dad's owned a fish boat called  the 'I'm Alone'. She was running whiskey from the French  islands and running it to the US.  The American Coast Guard was  getting fed up wilh Ihe 'I'm  Alone' and sank her by gunfire  in international waters.  Among the crew were  nationals from France and England. The French and English  claimed this was an act of war  and embarrassed the president  of the US. He had to apologize.  I hope our government sees  the folly of its ways and brings  Ihe duly on cigarettes down to a  level where it is no longer profitable to steal them for sale or  smuggle ihem into the country.  LLOYD FRASER  Sechelt  Wildlife chipping  I would like to thank Gibsons  Park Plaza merchants for1  arranging to have a Christmas  tree chipping service with the  proceeds going towards wildlife  rehabilitation.  Many people brought their  trees to the plaza and 50 per  cent of the donations were given  to the Gibsons Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre.  Thanks to all of you who  brought your Irees for chipping.  You not only helped the environment, but also helped  orphaned or injured wildlife  found on the Coast.  IRENE M. DAVY  Gihsons Wildlife  Rehabilitation Centre  Renovating this Spring?  For BRlfcHT Ideas  Come by our display at  the Local Home Show,  March 11,12, & 13 at  Trail Bay Mall  Sliiiala's ��� W.sll Scainca's * I lack * Ceiling Hftlils * Tan, a Recessed ��� Outdoair  Sechelt Lighting  885-9417 ��� 5609 Hwy 101, Sechelt  WARDROBE  WORKSHOP  BY GINNY VAIL  Get Set for Spring!  Thursday, February 25,7 - 9 pm at Cactus Flower  DISCOVER  ��� How to clean yout closet - what to keep and how to cut  the losses of ptevious mistakes  ��� How to maximize your wardrobe by choosing the  best colours.  ��� How to develop your personal style, a look that is  consistent wilh your body type, personality and goe  Advance Registration Only  885-5323  ., x Registration Fee: $ 15.0O*  x 'Redeemable far Merchandise up lo March 51/9.*  ��qctu6  w0touMr  ���   Trail Bay Mall  Bay Mall, Sechek  SPRING IS SPRUNG  The grass is riz  New stock arriving  Old must gol  WOW!  ASALEANDAHALF!  2for1  Non-Fiction, Flapdoodles  (Cotton basics fot 6 - 24 months)  Trolls, Dresses, Shoes,  Raincoats, Sleepers  ... and much more  Sale in effect  Fri., Feb. 19-Sat., Feb. M  A helium-filled balloon  of your choice at 1/2 price  with each purchase.  Be sure to check out  our surprise table  of bargains  KIDS  Trail Bay Mall  Sechelt, 885-5255  IT'S  COMING TO  'iincan-Timberline i  Sofa/Love Seat  reg.$2249  SALE $1699  ia*yal>��,sJ\<a><V*a*5��^  \\.'  I^***  TUESDAY TO  SATURDAY ONLY  \\."  Schweiger i  Sofa/Love Seat  reg. $2149  SALE $1599  Atlantic '  Sofa/Love Seat  reg. $1529  SALE $999  VZr-  ?���*?'/������ /7:n  njisws*  'rTwl  u  u  ���'J  ^8^W  Shannon '  Rocker/Recliner  reg.$439  SALE $349  AND  AND MORE...  Come rii  Lazy Boy  Recliner ,<!  reg. $1599 each  le2����$1999  Best Value! Best Selection! Best Quality! Best Service!  Free Delivery You made us the leader In furniture & appliances  on the Sunshine Coast  5605 Sunshine Coast Hwy., Sechelt 885-5756 Coast News, February 22,   1993  mm  top 20" realty  ass^a' t%\  Gibsons Park Pla*a ��� Phone: 886-2670 ��� Van. line 682-7392 ��� Fax: 886-3760  Here We Grow Again!!  RE/MAX "top 20" Realty is pleased to welcome Clay Carby  to its growing team ot Protessionai Realtors  Clay has been a resident ol the Sunshine Coasl  smcu 1968 and has been in the Real Estate  Industry since 1986. He comes to RE/MAX as a  lop producer wild his former company.  Clay is very knowledgable ot the Sunshine Coast  as prior to his Real Estate career he was employed as a Civil Engineenng Draftsman wilh the  Sunshine Coast Regional District and the Ministry ot Transportation and Highways, Clay is dedicated to providing professional service to all his  clients and uwiles all his past clients to contact htm at his new ollice or at his  home number 886-8673.  Chances are we're going to sell your home.  Why not call us first?  886-2670 Van. toll free t>82-?;V)2  ClayCarhv  community  george in gibsons  by George Cooper  Langdale elementary sends a  big thank you to all the volunteers who add so much lo school  experiences in and oul of the  classroom.  The school's requesl for stories from young authors thai will  reflect positive home/school  relations is answered in Ihis  excerpt by author Kree Girard:  "1 was in bed wilh a strep throat  when the doorbell rang and I  was surprised lo hear the voices  of Alpha Wong and Roen Janyk.  Ihey brought a big get well card  from our class; it was so big  they could hardly carry il. I  yelled lhank you. ll was tlte besl  caul ever given to me. ll made  such a difference in how I was  ^^      For the fittest in area dining  Dining guiDE  Featured Pub of tbe Week  IRVINE'S LANDING PUB  Situated in Pender Harbour. Call 883-1145.  MasterCard, Visa and Chevron accepted.  Come in and enjoy a leisurely lunch or dinner  in our pub overlooking Joe Bay. The lood is  excellent with a variety of dishes to choose  from. There is a different feature every night  with Prime Rib every Saturday night at $12.95.  Our Halibut and Chips is another favorite,  enjoyed by many who visit us. We now have a  wine and beer store which is open seven days  a week for your convenience.  Winter Pub Hours:  Mon, Tues, Wed. - Closed; Thurs, Fri, Sat,  Sun, -12:00 noon -10:00 pm.  Galley 11:00 -10:00, Thurs - Sun.  Wine & Beer Store: 9-9, Mon - Sat, 9-9, Sun  Marina Dock: Dawn to Dusk  FAMILY DINING  Andy's Restaurant l.unch ond dinner **necial*- every day. I louse specialties include prime rib, veal  dishes, steaks, seafood. paM.i, Ih.ii  food and lots of new gourmet dishes. Don'l miss Andy's great lunch  buffet Mon - fri and cur popular  Sundav brunch, ll am - 2:M pm.  Hwy lOl, Gibsons, 886-3388. Open  7 days a week  The Boat House - |usl a ferry ride  avvav in beauliful Horseshoe Bay,  offering dailv choices of fresh and  flash fro/en seafood from lhe  Wesl, Easl and Gulf Coasts as well  as a variety of olher specialties  loin us after 5 pm for dinner or for  our spectacular Sundav Brunch,  served between 10:30 am and 2  pm. Friendly service in a relaxed  atmosphere and fabulous meals  are jusl some of lhe reasons you'll  keep coming back. If you have an  Important rendezvous or a terry to  catch, please let us know and we'll  make the necessary accommodations. For reservations call 921-  8188. All major credit cards  accepted.  Dar Lebanon Restaurant - Come and  join us for Lebanese cuisine. l.unch  and Dinner features include Chicken, Beef, Lamb and Vegetarian  dishes, Shishkebabs, Talafels, Cappuccino, Espresso and Desserts.  Mon ��� Sal 10am - llpm, Sundav  liam - llpm. Ral in or lake oul  Catering for parties and weddings.  Everything we make is made with  love! Gibsons Park Plaza, Hwv  101. at Pratt Road, Gibsons, 886-  3n72. Visa and MasterCard  Licensed.  Haid-A-Way Restaurant - Bring the  whole family and join us for greal  dining at the Haul A*Way Restau  rani in (iibsons Motor Inn on I Iwy  101 al Park Rd. Our friendly, helpful Staff and warm, pleasant atmosphere will add in vour enjoyment  of our excellenl breakfast, lunch  and dinner menu, which includes fl  children's section.We're open 7  days a week, l-tOam - 2pm. closed  from 2pm ��� spm wiih evening  hours 5pm*l0pm. Our Sunday huf  fet (II am - 2 pm) features ,i  scrumptious salad bar, with a large  selection of hoi and cold dishes  and dessert^ Fat io your heart's  content. Don'l forget our Friday  nighl 2 for 1 special Spm-lOpm.  Reservations 886-4501. f>0 seats  plus banquet room.  Hillside Family Restaurant Localed in  Seaview Place, Hwy 101 Gibsons.  Family Dining with Special Children's Menu. Relaxed country  atmosphere and reasonable prices.  Our specialties are sleaks and  burgers, homemade soups, pies  and salads, and entrees. Daily Specials. Take-Out available upon  request. Licensed & air conditioned.Winter Hours: Open Sun -  Thurs, 11 am - 9 pm. Fri & Sat 11  am-10pm 886-2993  NIGHT ON THE TOWN  The Wharf Open for breakfast,  lunch and dinner seven days a  week Breathtaking ocean view  and sunsets from every lable. Continental cuisine and sealood at its  best, Sunday Brunch from 8 am - 2  pm Fully licensed and air conditioned Dinner reservations recommended. Hwy. 101, Davis Bay.  885-7M5.  New China Kitchen - GIBSONS  PARK PLAZA, 1100 HWY. 101,  Come enjoy our Gourmet Chinese  Buffet featuring over 16 hoi dishes  plus salad bar & dessert. Also featuring a full service menu including Canadian Cuisine. Lunch or  Dinner. Licensed premises, dining  facilities for meetings, banquets  and parties. Hours: Sundav -  fhursday 11 30 am - 9 pm. Friday  & Salurday 11 30 am - 1000 pm,  lunch buffet 11:30 am - 2:30 pm,  dinner buffet 4 30 pm - 8:30 pm  For reservations call 886-3028. Free  delivery from 5 pm 8:30 pm within 6 km radius Minimum $15  order Visa/Mastercard accepted.  8ackeddy Pub Enjoy the natural  beauty of Jervis Inlet while tasting  one of our many homestyle specialties in Ihe pub; or the casual  surroundings of our family restaurant. Our "Skookum Burger" is a  challenge to the biggest appetite.  Backeddy Pub located 1/2 mile  north of Egmonl on Maple Road.  Closed Monday and Tuesday. Pub  open noon - closing. Kitchen  hours Noon - 8:00 pm.  trvmes Landing Pub Dinner menu  otters ,i variety ol appetizer* and  entrees featuring local produce  and fresh seafood in a relaxed selling with ocean view Average dinner for two, $V) We're now open 4  days a week - Fri & Sat: Noon - 11  pm, kitchen Noon - 9 pm; Sun, &  Thurs: Noon ��� 10 pm, kitchen  Noon - 4 pm. Tor the WINTRR  MONTHS ONLY, we are closed  Mon., Tues. & Wed. Pender Harbour, B83-1145, Mastercard & Visa.  Fully licensed  FINE DINING  Blue Heron Inn - Localed on the  waterfront, enjoy the view of East  Porpoise Bay. Observe the tranquil  ducks and geese or dine by moonlight with a candle at your table,  to savor this superb dining experience, reservations are required for  dinner. Fully licensed. Hours,  Wednesday- Sunday, l.unch 11  am- 2pm, Dinner 5 pm, 885-3847,  Chez Philippe Restaurant at Bonniebrook Lodge. The fire is burning every evening in our rugged  slone fireplace. We have candlelight and fresh flowers on the  tables. Sol"! . jsi: Is the final louch  to set the scene for a relaxed  evening of fine dining, we have an  extensive wine list and friendly  professional service. Your hosts  Chef Philippe and Karen Lacoste  invite you to have that special dinner you go to Vancouver for -  right here in Cibsons! Follow  Gower Poinl Road lo Ocean Beach  Esplanade. Reservations recommended. 886*2188. Open 5:30 p.m.  6 days a week. Closed Wednesdays.  Creek House Intimate dining and  European cuisine in a sophisticated  yet casual atmosphere. We serve  selections of rack of lamb, duck,  crab, clams, scallops, steaks and  dailv specials from a constantly  changing menu, Reservations recommended. Roberts Creek Road  and Beach Avenue - 885-9321.  Open from 6 pm. Thurs. through  Sun Visa & Mastercard. 40 seals.  El Nino - Dine in the finest ocean  view restaurant in Gibsons Landing. Savour the delights of fresh  seafood from around the world.  Our extensive Dinner Menu  includes fresh seafood in our soup,  salad, hoi or cold appetizers, main  courses and paslas. Olher entrees  include steak, veal, chicken and  lamb. Caesar salad for two and  flambt? desserls are prepared at  your tableside. Our lunch menu  contains sandwiches and burgers,  l.unch hours: Thurs thru Mon  11:30 - 2:30. Dinner hours: Wed  thru Mon 4:30 ��� 9:30. CLOSED  .TUESDAYS. Visa and Mastercard.  Reservations recommended. 886*  3891.  Pebbles ��� On The Beach ��� Dine in a  friendly atmosphere, watch cruise  ships glide by &. sample the (ine  cuisine of Ihis renowned restaurant. Open 7 day a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Brunch on  Sunday fi am-2:30 pm. Dinner  Reservations Recommended. In the  heart of Sechell at the Driftwood  Inn, Trail Avenue. 885-5811.  EAT IN TAKE OUT  Ernie _ Qwtn'i Drive In - Take out, or  delivery. Pizza, dinners, salads,  burgers, chicken, desserls, drinks,  ice cream. Free home delivery  within 4 miles, after 5 pm only, on  $10 minimum orders. Small charge  for orders under $10. Hwy. 101.  Cibsons. 886-7813.  feeling."  Christiansen l'ark plus...  What a break for the town  and the whole region. Ten acres  for prescribed public use.  The news brought a call from  Ross Gibson of Victoria lo tell  me a greal aunt of his, a daughter of Cleorgc Sr., and her husband Tom Andrews were early  owners of the same properly. In  the 1930s another Andrews family also lived Ihere.  Thor Christiansen in Wyn-  gaert's West Howe Sound Story,  moored al Ihe (iibsons float in  I1).10, somewhat discouraged  wilh commercial fishing and  quite by coincidence heard of an  insolvent butcher business in the  village.  Thor said later lhal he was  not really a trained butcher at  thai time but he did have experience slaughtering cattle on  prairie farms.  "I didn't know if I could  please lhe customers, but I made  up my mind I was going lo keep  a clean shop anyway." On October I, Thor pul oul his sign,  Central Meat Market in the former Slcinbrunncr butcher shop.  His renl was six dollars a month.  In 1947 Thor and his wife  Mildred closed Ihe shop to farm  on Iheir Shaw Road acreage.  Here Ihey raised steers lo butcher and distribute among Peninsula homes.  lie had a man deliver the cuts  in a Model B lord with a box  Tom (iregorchuk (left) receives his prize, a Judy Wesl painling,  from Ian Morrow of the (iibsons Yacht Cluh Wednesday.  Proceeds from the raffle go towards the club's junior program.  Joel Johnstone pholo  BOOK NOW  SAVE $$  Holland America  and Princess Cruise Lines  FROM SCAD 41900  Repositioning Cruises  Various Dates in May  Conditions Ap/)!)' ��� Tuxes Kxtra,  ��**r  886*2522  886-3381  beside Gibsons Medical Clinic  ;v\:.;  LOGS  WANTED  TERMINAL  Forest Products Ltd.  Competitive Prices  886-7033  885-3869   for free estates 885-7616  ft CONSULTATION  Specializing In selective logging  Clearing ft Stump Removal  land Development, lott ft Driveway!  Custom Falling ft Danger Trees Removed  Fully Insured Work by Experienced Professionals  No ProTect|ooWgwToo Small  &**  Universal Land Services���.  buill in behind Ihe driver's seal.  In Ihe early 50s, Ihey again  purchased a butcher shop in  lower Gibsons and renamed it  Gibsons Meat Market.  After four and a half years  Ihis business was sold lo Ken  Watson, later Ihe proprietor of  Ken's Foodland across the  street.  For a prank a young boy  often asked Thor the price of  eggs just lo hear him say "and  the greal big ones rue Ihe 'yum-  bos."  Christiansen Park - truly a  rilling name for a portion of Ihe  10 acres.  A name to remind us of Ihe  public spiritcdncss of Ihis long  lime citizen of (iibsons.  roberts creek  by Beverley Shipley  There will be an exlra OCP  meeting Ihis weekend, on Sunday, Feb. 28 from 10 am lo 3  pm in Ihe school's communily  use room. Working committee  members of which there are  approximately 54, please plan  to attend, l.unch and daycare  will be provided if you pre-reg-  islcr by calling Bob at the  SCRD office, 885-2261. The  whole process of Ihe OCP is  moving along well, with 75 percent of the program to be completed by March.  RCCA Meeting  The nexl RCCA meeiing is  Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 pm,  Guest speakers will be a representative from Ihe community  kilchen who will speak about  co-op cooking, and Chris Caldwell who will speak on community preparedness re emergency  disasters.  I he executive of the RCCA  would like lo encourage more  Roberts Creek residents to come  on out to ihe meetings. Your  input is needed and you do not  have lo be a member lo participate. Bul if you do wish lo lake  oul a membership in the association so lhal you can vote on  issues, etc. the fee is only $5 per  person per year.  Grumes Brothers Dance  The very popular Grames  Brothers are reluming lo the  hall, Sal., Feb. 27 for a benefit  dance lo aid Ihe Canadian Cancer Society. The three brothers -  Johannes, Dinos and Panos,  along with drummer Ivan  Duben are planning In lake a  break from performing after  close to two years of touring the  wesl. Their particular style covers blues, jazz, rock and reggae.  Tickets are $10 al the Roberls  Creek General Store.  Ernie Fawcctt Retires  Everyone is invited to come  on oul lo Ihe retirement party  for Krnic lawcelt, Tuesday,  March 2 beginning at 4:30 pm.  From 6 to 7 pm will be presentations and photoshoots, followed by bingo wilh a $500  jackpot and partying. Good  friend and fellow bingo buddy,  George lleric Ihis week spoke  about Ernie and his contributions lo various spoils groups,  school bursaries, hospital funds,  legion donalions, etc. over Ihe  33 years lhal he ran Roberls  Creek bingo. F.xacl amounts of  ninnies are not known, bul a  good guesstimate is thai approximately $2300 to $4500 per  year was donated.  Hall News  The Roberls Creek Communily Association and Ihe Hall  Restoration Committee has  another work-bee sel for Sal.  and Sun.. March 13 and 14.  This is a great way lo gel  involved in a community projecl. For more information conlacl Jeanetle at 885-5512.  Going Away  on Vacation?  Your Secret's  Safe With Us  Lease your cares al home with us  tet I Animal Carr  Mail Clearing and Forwarding  Indoor Clint and Yard Maintenance  Regular Home Check or lhi-in Service  CALL SHARON 885-2228  FALLING ��� BULLDOZING -TRUCKING  ROAD BUILDING AND GRADING ��� BRIDGES ��� EXCAVATING  #  CwJmh Htm - Wait*  BONDED LICENSED INSURED  BnnclwiCoMtToCont  ****' ���  t_m_m_^t_^_^_^_^_m_am   ___._._. ,_e___^ _^m_*______4__+_*_*_*_*_e_-_____^____*-____.  aWtftfa community  Coast News, February 22, 199J  the  R���AL���STAT��� COR0���R.  by Herb Craig  REP: GIBSONS REAI IY  DREAM HOLIDAYS  Part 5 of 5  So, how do I find these villas in France? liasy - write lo an  exchange club and ask lor Inlormation. I hey II send you a  package which describes how the program works and some  sample ads from their book. Ihey publish r,ix times a year. They  list homes, apartments, (aims and ranches Irom all over Ihe  world. Many with pictures.  These books have been described as made lo order dream  books, worth the membership lee for limn entertainment value  alone".  The fee for listing your home runs approximately $?() and Ihis  provides you with one listing during Ihe year Members who are  interested in swapping write directly to you. propose the swap  and give you details ot then home. Its your choice lo proceed or  pass. And without going into a lol ol detail, Ural's all Ihere is lo it.  YOU WILL BE | SOLD | ON MY SERVICE  NATIONAL REAL ESlArE SERVICE  GIBSONS 111 Al IYI IL) 886-2277  OPEN HOUSE ��� FOR SALE BY OWNER  Hackett l'ark sunshine and .silhouettes show tell lale signs of spring.  davis bay news sechelt scenario  Joel Johnstone pholo  by (aide Avdeeff, 885-5792  Wisdom and beauty are not  diminished hy age; on the con-  Irary, they are greatly enhanced.  I was recently honoured to be  invited I'or lunch al Ihe Kirkland  Centre. As I looked beyond the  superficial age lines, lhe eyes of  Ihe residents reflected an  incredible joy of living. They  were vibrant and full of  humour.  The residents have a real zest  for life - everything seems lo  spark iheii interest.  They have been busy travelling around the world with Ken  Bell. Ihe photographer. Music  of all types plays an extremely  important pari in their days al  Kirkland - Keg Dickson. Mary  I'ellatl and John Webb are a few  of the musicians who entertain  on a regular basis. Steve White,  the pianist, will be performing  for Iheir Spring Fling.  The future of Sechelt is of  greal concern lo them. Joyce  Kolibas and Nancy MacLarty  have bolh spoken on this topic.  The bonsai in the yard is a  beautiful reminder of ils time  spent wilh Willi Takahashi.  Many lhanks to Willi for this  wonderful gifl.  Kirkland Cenlre is open each  week from Tuesday to Thursday  from 9 am to 4 pm. The program provides nutritious meals,  a place lo socialize, crafts,  games, exercise and basic living  skills. The centre is always in  need of volunteers lo assist in  these programs.  The residents would especially love having children visil  Ihem. ll could be as an adopl-a-  grandparent program or jusl lo  visil and sing songs, put on a  play or puppet show. They will  be a very appreciative audience.  The staff and residents  would love to see the program  being run at full capacity. If you  know an elderly or disabled  adull who would benefit from  Ihis program, please call Ihe  Coast Garibaldi Health Unil,  885-5164 for a referral.  Musical treat  Schubert's Symphony No. 3  in D Major and Beethoven's  Concerto for Violin in D Major  will haunt the dreams of the  grade 7 students for awhile. On  Feb. II, Ihe students were  accompanied by music teacher  Rae Ellingham to Ihe Orpheum  Theatre in Vancouver, where  they listened to some of Ihe  finer music in life. Much lhanks  musl be extended to Howe  Sound I'ulp and Paper for providing this rewarding educational experience.  Library news  Our little library is once  again trying to improve service  and encourage usage. For a  three-month trial period, starling March 1, the new hours will  be Tuesday 6 to 7:30 pm; Friday 2 lo 4 pm; and Salurday 10  am lo 4 pm.  Please let the library staff  know if these limes arc more  suitable for you.  hy Deanna Lueder, 88.S-73ft.-i  If Ihis column seemed to  make even less sense than usual  last week, it's because one paragraph was inadvertently omitted.  The volunteers referred lo  who will be canvassing door-to-  door for donalions represent lhe  Heart and Stroke Foundation,  Henri disease remains the  nubmei one cause of death 111  Canada and funds for research  and heallh awareness programs  are much needed.  Our apologies for Ihis omission.  Rockwood Centre  As one of lhe firsl steps  toward Ihe planning of ils new  building. Rockwood Cenlre is  holding a meeting tonight, Feb,  22 at 7:30 pm.  Members of Ihe public and  representatives of community  groups are invited lo attend lhe  meeting to put forth their ideas.  This new building will be for  communily use and thus specific needs of various groups  should be made known.  Rockwood Centre has Iwo  interesting programs coming up  in its calendar of events. The  Healing Arls Fair will be held  Feb. 27 from 10 am lo 4 pm.  This will be a fascinating lour  of alternative treatment and  wellness programs and opportunity to have your questions  answered.  Chocolate lovers...  And for chocolate lovers, a  greal opportunity awaits you.  Beginning March 2, Rockwood  Centre is presenting a course in  Belgian chocolate making and  successful cake decoration. 'To  register call 885-2522.  Guides and scouts  Feb. 21 lo 28 is Guide/Seoul  week around lhe world. Feb. 22  is observed each year lo focus  on ihe International aspect of  Guiding  This date recognizes Ihe  birlhdate of ihe founders of  Scouting and Guiding, Lord and  Lady Baden-Powell.  Guiding is active in 118  countries and promotes understanding and friendship among  various ethnic and cultural  backgrounds.  Take a minute and have a  look al Ihe Guiding display al  Morgan's Mens Wear in 'Trail  Bay Mall.  lor information on Guiding,  call lhe division commissioner  Lorna Snazel al 886-2038 or  Agnes Labonte at 886-7415,  Calender sought  Bill Swanson is asking if  anyone oul there has a copy of  Ihe 1979 historical calendar lhal  was primed by the Coast News  and features captions by Les  Peterson.  If you do, or know of someone who does, call Bill at 885-  2888.  ABANDONING  PITS  ISA  DREAM HOME  FOR SALE.  Planning lo build? We can save you money. Lumber  prices are soaring, but Viceroy has a limited  amount of lumber bought at last year's price. Order  now and we 'II pass the savings on to you.  Wiceroy  lWw.��ittwiti����--��'  ��****^  Indepedentlv distributed bv:  LAND-AIR DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  I'.O. Box.199, Gibsons, Hrilish Columbia, VON IVO  885-2666  D Please send me your 152 page catalogue. ($12)  ��� Please send me your vtdeo ($12)  Plus $3 postage for catalogue and/or video.  NAME  wxinrss  API  cirr  coot  PHONE  LocnKwoFun  The Weekender  Your  community  newspaper  *39,900  Neonex Imperial  14'x70' Mobile Home  Comeau Trailer Park  #22, 1416 North Road,  Gibsons  3 BDRM, 400 SQ, FT, DECK,  NEWIY RENOVATED  886-8095  t'RIVATE   SALE-  %\)t Corporation of tljr  District of &rcl,rlt  P.O. Box 129,5545 Inlet Avenue, Sechell, BC. VON 3A0 Teleplme(6M)B85 1386 Fax: (604) 885-7591  MUNICIPAL MEMO  Official Community Plan Meetings  Following is a schedule ol individual neighbourhood meetings sponsored by the District  of Sechelt to review all aspects ol our Official Community Plan. Although these meetings  are open to all members of the general public, they will be of particular interest to owners  and residents in the specific neighbourhoods, all of whom are urged to attend.  ' ��� Selma Park/Davis Bay/Wilson Creek  For the purposes of designating areas, "Selma Park/Davis Bay/Wilson Creek" is  described as:  All that area of Sechelt lying East of Sechelt Indian Governmenl Lands; bounded on the  South by Georgia Strait.  If you live or own property in the area described above you are urged to attend your  neighborhood meeting.  Saturday, February 27th  1:00 p.m.  Senior Citiien's New Hall  Trail Ave.  ��� East Porpoise Bay/Sandy Hook/Tuwanek  Time and Date for this adjourned meeting are to be announced.  For further information on these meetings call 885-1986.  Burning Permits 1993  A Burning Permit is required year-round for all land clearing type lires.  A Burning Permit for all other types of burning, such as backyard refuse, is required from  April 15th, 1993 to mid-October. There is no fee for this type of Burning Permit.  Application may be made to the Fire Chief at the Fire Station.  Please note that Burning Permits may be cancelled at any time depending upon the  prevailing forest conditions and fire hazard.  West Sechelt Community Association  Spring Meeting  7:30 pm, Thursday, March 4  West Sechelt Elementary School  Quest Speakers:  Constable Kelly Watson...On Neighbourhood Watch and Sechelt Policing in general.  Dr. Norman Gleadow...Re: a Healthy Community.  And many other topics concerning your community.  Sechelt Ice Arena  Cancellation of Public Skates  March 1993  Please note that the following public skates have been cancelled due to hockey  tournaments, and the figure skating carnival.  Saturday, Feb. 27,19S3  Saturday, March 6th, 1993  Sunday, March 14th, 1993  Friday, March 19th, 1993  Saturday, March 27th, 1993  Sunday, March 28th, 1993  Regular Council Meetings  Regular District of Sechelt Council Meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of  each month at 7:30 p.m. in the SCRD Boardroom.  Mayor's Hotline: 885-5360  BT  ilMHMHMMIIMHi Coast News, February 22,  1993  ^  HIAR1  ANOMRCWE  rOUNDATtON  rONDATION  DES MALADIES  DU COIUR  MOVE WITH US!  Discover and explore the many avenues of local  movement styles and their leaders. Leam about  healthy food choices in our Nutrition  Grand Prix or how to save a heart  with C.P.R.  Injoy muffins and  juice donated by local food  outlets and be eligible  for 1 of many  door *   ___\_W ADMISSION  prizes. Jr riV/ By donation  Sat. Feb. 27th  9:30 am -1:00 pm  Davis Bay Elementary  All proceeds to B.C. Heart & Stroke Foundation  Further Info call Zeta 885*2724  This ad sponsored by Gibsons Building Supplies A the Coast News  community  Caitlin Hicks entertains al lhe  February Suncoast Writers'  Forge meeting at Kockwood  Centre, reading excerpts or  her plays.  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To dale 10 cases of E. coli  food poisoning possibly connected to the Washington Stale  outbreak have been reported in  BC. Two of these cases arc considered secondary transmission  between siblings. The followng  heallh file contains information  about the disease.  Despite Ihe many pleasure of  summer, it's important not to  become an unwilling, complacent victim of 'hamburger' disease.  Also known as 'barbecue  season syndrome', this disease  is a form of food poisoning  caused by the Ii. coli bacterium,  which are often found in undcr-  . cooked meat, most frequently in  ground beef.  The best protection against  infection from Ii. coli and other  bacteria such as Salmonella is a  combination of thorough cooking and safe food preparation:  ��� refrigerate or freeze meals  as soon as possible after buying;  ��� Thaw meals in Ihe refrigerator, not al room temperature;  ��� wash hands thoroughly  before preparing food, after  handling raw meat and after  using Ihe toilet;  ��� cilher cook hamburger pal-  ties right away, or put Ihem in  the refrigerator. Don'l let raw  meal sit at room lempcrture;  ��� Wash all utensils, culling  boards and counters wilh hot,  soapy water lo prevent bacteria  from raw meals from contaminating other foods;  ��� cook all meats thoroughly -  the cenlre of hamburger panics  should be brown, not pink and  the juices clear;  ��� serve cooked meals immediately, or keep them hot (above  140 degrees F.)  hy Joyce Ostry  Krnie Addicoll sent me a Future livents 1993 schedule which I  will share wilh you.  Sun., March 7 - afternoon tea dance, 2:30 lo 5 pm. light refreshments; Wed., March 17 - St. Patrick's dance and dinner, 6 to 10 pm,  entertainment and live music; Thurs., March 18 - luncheon with  background music, 11:45 am lo I pm, general meeting, 1:30 to 3 pm,  Sun., April 14 - afternoon lea dance, 2:30 lo 5 pm, lighl refreshments; Mon., April 15 - general meeiing, 1:30 lo 3 pm, dinner dance,  6 to 10 pm, entertainment and live music.  Sun., May 2 - afternoon lea dance, 2:30 to 5 pm, lighl refreshments; Thurs., May 20 - general meeiing, 1:30 lo 3:30, dinnei and  dance, 6 lo 10 pm, enlerlainmenl and live music.  Sun., June 6 - afternoon lea dance, 2:30 to 5 pm, light refreshment; Thurs., June 17, general meeting, 1:30 lo 3 pm; dinner and  dance, 6 lo 10 pm, enlerlainmenl and live music.  I'm off lo Kelowna this weekend wilh other ladies from DAWN  (Disabled Women's Network) to conduct a workshop called Take  Time to Talk. We're keeping our fingers crossed about llie rumour of  snow.  Bernie & Red  ��    **T f  \*V   J.  An Evening of British Comedy & Music  DATE:  Friday, March 19  TIME:   Dinner 7 p.m.  PLACE: Gibsons Legion Hall  IK Kl IS SI 7.00 I A( H  community services  by Dianne h.vans  Two new offices arc being  created al Communily Services  to accommodate a brand new  program - Women's Counselling Service. This program  will offer individual and group  counselling for women who arc  survivors of violence or sexual  abuse and is part of Ihe Stopping Ihe Violence campaign  recently launched by Ihe  provincial governmenl.  'The counsellor, Marj Brown,  comes wilh long experience in  women's counselling and has  jusl completed a training program at lhe Justice Institute as  part of the startup process for  the new service, which is both  free and confidential. Brown  will have a new telephone number, but if you would like lo  find oul more about this program, please call Community  Services at 883-S881.  The renovations will also  provide a home base and  resource library for Chris Den-  Icy, coordinator of Special Services lo Children and a staff of  some 15 part-lime child care  workers. Chris and her staff  offer one-to-one assistance to  children with special emotional,  physical or mental needs.  Building Project  Community Services is  fundraising lo buy the Inlet  Avenue building which Ihey  now occupy from Ihe SCRD.  Now what's Community Services doing in lhe real estate  business? We are required lo  pay rent out of our operating  budgei but we believe lhal this  money would be better spent  helping us secure a permanent  home base for all our services.  The SCRD musl sell the building and we wanl to buy it,  because if wc don'l wc will  cither have to move, which will  mean fragmenting our programs, or we will have lo pay a  greatly increased renl.  If you're interested in hearing more aboul Ihis projecl  watch Ihis column for details,  or phone the executive director  Vicki Dobbyn al 885-5881.  Workshops  The Volunteer and Information Centre is hosting courses in  volunteer management, beginning Feb, 25. They arc aimed nt  those who run volunteer programs or coordinate volunteers.  The schedule is as follows: Peb.  25, 9 am to 12 noon - assessing  volunteer needs for your program and writing job descriptions; recruitment of volunteers;  publicity/marketing of your  program. March 4, 9 am to 12  noon - interviewing, placing,  training, orienting and evaluating your volunteers. Plus record  keeping and volunteer recognition. Cosl is $20 per session.  Workshops are al Community  Services, 885-5881.  Transit Hot Line  Sunshine Coasl Transit, also  located in our office al 5638  Inlet Avenue has its own telephone number where information on schedules can be  obtained during office hours,  Monday lo Friday, al 885-3432.  Timetables arc available al Ihe  office or from the bus drivers.  Schedules arc also posted on  Coasl Cable.  liandiDarl bookings may  also be made by through Rosina  or Louisa al 885-3432. liandiDarl provides custom transportation door-lo-door, for  those in wheel chairs, or wilh  difficulty in using regular transit service.  FRESH,  FRESH,  FRESH!  AUDREY'S  COFFEE  SERVICE  mmmm community  Dave Witt,  principal of  Pender Harbour  Secondary  School, accepts a  $1000 cheque for  Ihe school sports  fund from Ruth  Kobus, president  of Pender  Harbour's  Community  Club. The hinds  were raised at  the Fisherman's  Homecoming  Dance.  Roxanne Gregory  photo  egntont news  by Lynn Mees  As I sit and write this column, one of our local moms to  be possibly could be in labour.  Every time I see one of Iheir  trucks heading south I think  sure they are on Iheir way to Ihe  hospital. Being in labour and  having a baby is one of the  experiences for a woman that is  probably one of the most difficult to describe. It's beautiful,  mind blowing, and takes you to  a realm where all is focused and  intense. It's a place and time  you will never forget, yet such a  beginning that gets forgotten in  the raising of a child.  Ya! Right! Spring is here. I  spoke too soon. On the west  coast I should know that spring  never really starts until the end  of March. Where did the bumble bees go, anyway?  Okay, listen! I'm only the  messenger and I know there  should be a dance before the  end of Ihis month. Well I just  heard that we are going to wait  until everyone gels over being  sick, whenever that is, I'm not  sure, so I'll say, sometime in  the near future we're going lo  boogie. We sure are in need of  it. Such a dry winter, I do wish  we would get some rain.  Scout leaders pass  wood badge training  by Roy Mills  Leaders of Beaver, Cub and  Scout sections from groups in  the Sunshine Coasl district have  taken part in many of the Wood  Badge Training Courses held so  far during the 1992/93      year.  The leaders are:  Wood Badge Part I -  Beavers Robin Briet-  zke, Gibsons, David  Lesko ad Bruce Morris, Sechell, Dena  Nicholby and Shannon  Starrs, West Sechelt.  Cubs - Sean Huggins  and Sean Regnier,  Gibsons, Doug Arcus  and Warren James, West  Sechelt. Scouts - Brad Palm,  Gibsons. Wood Badge Pari 2 -  Scouts - Wendi Rottluff and Al  Strang. Dislricl - Roy Mills.  Training chairman Bob  Adams is pleased that so many  leaders, several of them in their  first year, have entered into the  Wood Badge program. This  program was started by founder  Lord Baden-Powell just over 70  years ago when it became obvious lhal Ihe Scout movement  There are  now  different  wood badge  courses/or  tbe different  sections'  was growing to such an extent  that a training course for  Scouters was essential if the  prpogram was to be offered in  an effective consistent manner  and in keeping with the spirit of       Scouting.  The first courses  were run at Gilwell  Park in Essex. Leaders completing both  Pari 1 and 2 become  members of the first  Gilwell Park Scout  Group and can wear  the distinguishing  neckerchief of that  group when not wear-  ~~~~ ing their own group  colours.  The sharp-eyed can also spot  Ihem by Ihe leather thong over  Iheir neckerchief with a wooden  bead at each end, replicas of  those forming a necklace worn  by a Zulu chief and given by  him to Baden-Powell about 100  years ago. There are now different Wood Badge courses for the  different sections, Beavers,  Cubs, Scouts, Venturers and  Rovers, as well as for District  Service Team members.  harbour watch  by Jacalyn Vincent  A thankless job that Mrs.  Bea llallberg has done now for  many years is by putting on  bake sales for the SPCA.  Recently Bea collected over  $240 for the organization by  her bake sale at Taffy's Clothing and Toy Store in Madeira  Park. A very special thanks  goes out to Bea, Barbara from  Taffy's and everyone who participated and donated baked  goodies and money.  Teen Centre Meeting  lhe annual general meeting  of the Pender Harbour Teen  Centre Society will be March 9  at 7:30 pm in the Pender Harbour high school. Anyone and  everyone from the communily  is welcome to attend. Teens are  urged lo bring suggestions.  Refreshments will be served.  Dance the Night Away  The Royal Canadian Legion  branch 112 will be hosting  Wylie and the Other Guy on  Feb. 26/27. Members and  guests are encouraged to enjoy  these entertaining evenings.  Lou's already famous kitchen  will also be open.  New Businesses  The Pizza Pantry located in  Ihe AC Building Supply complex is well underway. They  have included home delivery  and subs on their menu and are  open Wednesday through Sunday. Hard working and innovative Brenda Scoular has combined babysitting and housekeeping services. Brenda may  be reached al 883-9935. Congratulations and good luck to  both of these new businesses.  As The Tide Changes  Deck building buffs - when  building your new deck don't  forget lo insert water-shedding  aluminum flashing in overlapping strips up under siding and  then carry it down over the  ledger.  A reminder lhat Sunday  School at Si. Andrew's Church  begins at 11 am.  Until next week - be good lo  others.  Coast News, February 22, 1993  SSS*l*m&8L^^  TOP DOG  ��� Grooming  ��� Flea Baths  ��� Medicated Baths  Where evety dog  ts a top dog!  Call for an appointment  885-0335  5630 Inlet Ave, (next to veterinary office)  We're moie than just tires!  AUTO MAINTENANCE CHECK  70 POINTS  Plus Oil Filter * Lube  $29.95  Includes: 5 litw Quaker State Oil  4 Oil Filter  Call 886-2700for an appointment!  Coastal Tires  RECYCLE THIS NEWSPAPER  Attention Outdoor  Recreationalists:  The Ministry of Forests is soliciting input  for their Recreation Program's long term  plans. Information on ALL forest  oriented, outdoor activities is required.  We are especially looking for  information on mountain biking, hiking,  and backcountry activities.  Date  Wednesday, February 24,1993  Location  Ministry of Forests office on Field Street  1300 Hrs. -1600 Hrs.     1800 Hrs. - 2100 Hrs.  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Normally, if one spouse wishes to transfer funds  from an RRSP to the other, lhe first spouse would  be required to collapse all or part of the RRSP and  pay tax on the proceeds.  The after-tax proceeds could then be transferred.  However, Ihe Income Tax Act recognizes that  on the breakdown of a marriage, and the coincident  splitting of assets, RRSPs often are transferred  from one spouse to another as part of a settlement  or division of the assets.  What's more, under Quebec's family-patrimony  law, couples who have not opted oul nf the law's  provisions must equally divide certain assets ���  including RRSP savings ��� if their marriage ends.  Funds in an RRSP may. be transferred without  any immediate tax consequences to a spouse or  former spouse when all of the following conditions  have been met:  ��� The spouses are living apart.  a The transfer is pursuant to either a decree,  order or judgment of a competent tribunal, or a  written separation agreement.  ��� The spouse to whom the RRSP is being transferred is not over the age of 71 in the year in which  Ihe transfer is made.  ��� The transfer is made directly between two  RRSPs. Neither spouse may receive any funds  directly from the RRSP. A prescribed Revenue  Canada form is necessary to make this inter-plan  transfer.  For purposes of transferring assets on marriage  breakdown, a spouse includes a common-law  spouse, defined as a person of the opposite sex living with the individual in a conjugal relationship  for at least a year.  Another provision that facilitates financial settlement upon separation or divorce permits the  annuitant of a spousal RRSP to withdraw funds  from the RRSP regardless of when contributions  were made.  Normally in this situation the contributor-  spouse would be taxed on the withdrawal if any  contribution was made in the year or the previous  two years.  However, this rule does not apply where there  has been a marriage breakdown.  Alimony and child-support payments also may  have an impact on the amount that may be contributed to an RRSP.  The payment of alimony and child support will  reduce Ihe payee's earned income, and therefore  potentially reduce the payer's ability to contribute  to an RRSP.  On the other hand, the recipient's earned  income is increased by the alimony and child support payments and, consequently, the ability to  contribute to an KKSP is potentially increased.  Notice Board  Ongoing events must be updated monthly  We reserve Ihe right lo edit submissions Tor brevity  All submissions should refer lo non-prolll events of genuine community ink-res!  Items will he listed three weeks prior to the event,  sjStOtaS  -ai-gSS--  ���Jt  The Sunshine  Coasl News  MONOAY, FEBRUARY 22  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary annual Brown Bag  Lunch tor members will be held at 11 am In the  Sechelt Indian Band Hall. Guesl speakers: Dr.  Paul Martiquet and Lorraine Pearl, RN followed  by a special showing of fashions Irom Ihe  "Boutique on Cowrie Street." Don't miss it and  remember to bring your own mug.  Canadian Federation of University Women  meeting, 11:30 am, SI. John's, Davis Bay.  Speaker: Susan French on multiculturalism. Info:  885-3315.  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23  Connor Park Information Meeting: Expansion  of playing filed at Connor Park to be discussed at  Hallmoon BAy School, 7:30 pm.  "Memory Loss vs. Forgetfulness" public information meeting. 7-9 pm,. Seniors Activity Centre,  Trail Ave., Sechelt. Speaker: Pam Lonquist,  Alzheimer Society ol BC. Into: Barbara  Kannegelser, 885-0855 or 885-5144.  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24  Friends ol the Sechelt Public Library meel at  Ilw library, 7:30 pm. All are welcome.  B.C. Schizophrenia Society, Sunshine Coast  Branch members are invited to join Margaret  DeLange, Branch Development Coordinator ol  BCSS for lunch al a local establishment. Meeting  will follow at Julie's home. Call 886-3534 by Feb.  22 to confirm reservation and cosl.  B.C. Schizophrenia Society, Sunshine Coast  Branch, "Caring and Sharing* Support Group  meeting, Kirkland Centre, 4602 Simpkins Road,  Davis Bay, 7-9 pm. For info or ride, call 886-3534  or 886-7055.  FRIDAY, FEB. 26 & SATURDAY, FEB. 27  Glbaons Minor Ball Registration, Sunnycrest  Mall outside Gibsons Family Sports. Prool ol  birthdate required.  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26  First Inner Ear Coffee House ol the new year.  Music starts al 8:30 pm at 749 Leek Road in  Roberts Creek. Everyone welcome. Info: 886-  9747.  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27  Sunshine Coast Salmonld Enhancement  Society needs volunteers lor general hatchery  cleanup at Chapman Creek Hatchery - call Bob  Dielher, 886-7340.  Capilano College singers, conducted by Lars  Kaario and accompanied by Mary McKinney. will  perform at St. John's United Church in Davis Bay  at 6 pm. Tickets $8 al Talewind Books and Books  W Stuff.  Fifties Dance presented by the Sechelt Chamber  ol Commerce. Featuring "Local Traffic." Royal  Canadian Legion, Wharl Sireel. Doors 7:30.  dancing 8:30. Tickets $12. available at Sew Easy,  Something Special, Cruise Holidays and the  Chamber office. Info: 885-3100.  Colfee House. Rockwood Centre. 7-11 pm.  Healing Arls Fsir. 10 am-4 pm, Rockwood  Centre. Celebrate the art of healing. A unique  opportunity to meet and share Ihe knowledge of  Sunshine Coast practitioners.  Heartquake '93 - 9:30 am-1 pm at Davis Bay  Elementary Move wilh 16 local instructors, learn  about healthy lood choices in the nutrition Grand  Prix, discover how CPR can save a heart.  Admission by donation. All proceeds to BC Heart  & Stroke Foundation.  Giant Garage Sale t am-4 pm, Sechelt  Elementary School gym. Proceeds to class trip to  Quebec.  Sunshine Coast Equestrian Club Hunt 10:30  am at lhe corner ol Lockyer *> Hansen Rd. in  Roberts Creek. Call Ken at 885-7810. That  night al 8 pm, Wild Wesl dance, Gibsons Legion,  with "Hired Guns." Tickets at Ernie 4 Gwen s or  any SCEC member.  MONDAY. MARCH 1  S.C. Spinners A Weavers monthly meting, 1 pm,  Kirkland Centre, Davis Bay. Inio: 885-3866.  TUESOAY, MARCH 2  Retirement Party tor Ernie Fawcett, 4:30-7 pm  at Roberts Creek Hall. To be followed by bingo  with a special $500 game, In honor ol Emie. Info:  886-2137.  THURSDAY, MARCH 4  Sunshins Coaat Twin Club meeting, 10 am-  noon, Rockwood Centre. This month's topic:  Play, presented by Louise Adrien, Discovery  Toys.  FRIDAY, MARCH 5 A SATURDAY. MARCH 6  Gibsons Minor Ball Registration, Sunnycrest  Mall outside Gibsons Family Sports. Proof ol  birthdate required.  FRIDAY, MARCH S  World Day ot Prayer Service, 2 pm, St. Hilda's  Anglican Church. This year's topic: People ol  God, Instruments ol Healing by the women of  Guatemala. Refreshments.  SATUROAY, MARCH 13  Red Cross Child Ssfs Course, 9am-3 pm,  Pender Harbour Aquatic Cenlre, 883-2612.  MISCELLANEOUS  Gibsons Outreach Teen Centre is open Thurs.  & Fri. 3:30 -10 pm, Sal. 10 am -11 pm, Sun. 1 -  8 pm. 13  Gibsons and District Public Library is open  Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9:30-2:30;Thursdays  2:30-7:30; and Salurdays 9:30-2:30. For more  Information. eaU 889-2130 ,, ,  13  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum, 716 Winn Rd.,  across Irom Post Olfice, Gibsons. Displays are  constantly changing. Wheelchair accessible.For  hours of opening or to book a tour: 886-8232. 13  "Living with Cancer* Support Group meetings  in Gibsons and Sechell. For inio re: times and  places, call Pearl at 886-8369. All welcomel    13  Parent Tot Drop In al Ihe following locations  Irom 9:30 - 11:30am: Gibsons United Church  Hall. Mon., Tues.. Wed., Fri.; Sechelt SI. Hilda's  Hall, Tues.; Wilaon Creek Community Hall,  Thurs. For kilo call 885-5881. 13  Help us to help our wildlife. Membership drive  for S.C. Wildlife Rehab Cenlre. $10 per year,  Feb. to Feb. Box 8, Trout Lake Rd., Hallmoon  Bay, BC VON 1Y0.885-5997. 13  Pender Harbour Aquatic a Fitness Centra:  Feb. 14-18: "Dane* for Heart" Bring a friend 2/1  to all fitness classes - win prizes for raising funds  lor the Heart i Stroke Foundation. March 15-  19:Sprlng Break Day Camp for Kids, 5-12  years old, 9am-noon. Gymnastics, aerobics,  swimming, games, arts a crafts, drama 1 lots of  fun. Fitness classes, Monday-Friday: Step,  Aquafit, Hi/Lo Aerobics, Stretch h Strength ft Fat  Burner. Daytime and evening classes available.  Phone 883-2612 lor schedules.  A.A. Meetings every Monday ft Wednesday, 8  pm, Pender Harbour Health Centre, Madeira  Park. 13  Events st Rockwood Centre: Northwest Style  Indian Carving with Bradley Hunt starts Feb. 16;  Children's Art Classes with Greta Guzek;  Creative Drama for Children, Mondays 3:45-5:15  pm; Drawing and Watercolour with Do Jarvis  starts Feb. 24; Shakespeare - The Tragedies  with Peter Millard starts Feb. 22; Figure Drawing  and Portraiture with Jack Campbell, March 6 ft 7.  MONDAYS  Gibaona Pensioners Branch #38 Scottish  Country Dancing, 8pm at Harmony Hall. For  info, call 886-3073. 08  New Horizon Group - The Elphinstone New  Horizon Group in Roberts Creek has started  again. For those 50 and over interested in playing  bridge, bingo, cribbage and/or carpel bowling the  meetings are held in Ihe Communily Use Room  al Roberts Creek Elementary Mondays from 1:30  to 3:30 p.m. New members are encouraged. For  information call 885-7203 or 885-5375. 08  Driftwood Players 2nd Annual Drama Course -  Feb. 18 through March 8, 7-9 pm. Elphinstone  Secondary drama room. Course to cover basic  drama exercises and scene study. Limited to 10.  Cost: $50. Pre-register: Pam Feichlner 886-7476.  08  Drop-In LHe Drawing (clotted), free. 9:30-noon,  Harbour Gallery, Madeira Park. Info: June, 883-  2807. 08  Soundwsves String Training Ensemble meets  wilh professional Vancouver violinist Lorraine  Gresco-Ovenelt from 4-9 pm to the end of April.  Open lo all string players who are not absolute  beginners, no charge. Info: Lyn Vernon, 886-  0995. Privale lessons can be arranged. 08  Tuberculin Clinics wM be held in Gibsons Feb.  1, 8, 15 and 22 al the Gibsons Health Unit. No  charge. Info: 886-8131.  Tuberculin CNnlcs will be held in Sechelt Feb. 1,  8, 15 and 22 at the Sechelt Health Unit. No  charge. Into: 885-5164.  TUESDAYS  Gibsons Panalonara Branch #38: Exercise  Claaa, 11 am at Harmony Had, for info, cal 886-  3544; Bridge starts 1 pm, for Info call 886-7685.  06  Gibsons Tabto Tennis Club meets from 7 - 10  pm m Elphinstone Secondary Cafeteria. All skiH  levels welcome. Call Jim at 886-2775.  08  Lifestyles for Seniors wellness exercises, 9:30  am at St. Bart's Church Hall. Info: 886-9058.   08  Child Health Clinics will be held In Gibsons Feb.  2, 9, 16 and 23 with an extra CHC Feb. 22. No  charge. Into: 886-8131.  WEDNESDAYS  Caregivers' Support Group meets, 1-3 pm al  Kirkland Centre, Davis Bay. Inio. call Barbara,  885-5144 or 885-1934. 08  Women'a Dive Club meets second Wed. of  every month at 7 pm at Seasport Scuba. All  lemale divers welcome. 08  Sunahlne Toastmasters meetings at 7:30 pm al  Chatelech Secondary, Room 115. Learn leadership, communication and public speaking skills.  Everyone welcome. Special events begin Jan. 13.  8 week mini-course on all aspects ot public  speaking For into, call 885-3206. 08  Navy League Cadets lor males ft females 10 lo  13 years ol age, 6:30pm in Gibsons Legion Hall.  Continuous registration year round. Uniforms provided. Call Marc, 886-7089. 08  Gibsons Pensioners Branch #38: Carpet  Bowling at Harmony Hall, 1:00 pm. Into: 886-  9271. 08  Children's Story Hour, 10 - 11 am at Wilson  Creek Hall, sponsored by WC Reading Centre  and WC/DB Community Assoc. Bring a snack.  Volunteers invited as readers, library helpers  and/or hosts. Info: Hilda, 885-9863 or Reiko, 885-  5264. 08  Suncoast Writers' Forge meets on the second  Wednesday ol every month to learn from one  another during critique workshops. AH writers are  welcome, Irom poets to technical, from novice to  professional. Bring 4 pages ol your work, photocopied. Please join us at Rockwood Centre, 7:30  pm. For more into: Jan DeGrass, 886-4692. Next  meeting Feb. 10 12  Communily Badminton at Elphinstone  Secondary gym, 8-10 pm, January-April. 886-  2467. 08  Child Health Clinics will be held in Sechelt Feb.  3,10, 17 and 24 with extra CHCs Feb. 6 and 16.  No charge. Info: 885-5164.  Travellers' Clinics will be held in Sechelt Feb. 3,  to, 17 and 24 at the Sechelt Health Unit. No  charge. Info: 885-5164.  THURSDAYS  Sunahlne Coaat Twins or Triplets Club meet  first Thursday ol every monlh, 10 am at  Rockwood in Sechelt. Anyone Interested bring  your children or call 885-7679 lor more Inio.    08  Birth Control Clinic at Coast Garibaldi Heallh  Unit, 494 S. Fletcher, Gibsons, Irom 7 to 9 pm.  Everyone welcome, no appointment necessary.  885-7770. 08  3C's Weight Loss Support Group meets afternoons 12:30-2:30pm, call 886-2692, and  evenings 6:30-8:00pm, call 886-7159, at Ihe  United Church, Glasslord Rd., Gibsons. 08  Gibsons Pensioners branch #38. Bingo al  Harmony Hall, 7:00 pm. Everyone welcome. Into:  886-9906. 08  Child Health Cllnica will be held In Pender  Harbour Feb. 4,18 and 25. No charge. Info: 885-  5164.  Travellers' Clinks will be held In Gibsons Feb.  4, 11, IB and 25 al the Gibsons Health Unil. No  charge. Info: 886-8131.  Sunahlne Sllmmara support lor weight loss.  Davis Bay, 6:30 pm. Phone Joan, 885-2098 13  Glbaons Garden Club meetings are held the 3rd  Thursday of every month at 7:30 pm at St.  Bartholomews Church Hall. 13  FRIDAYS  Gibsons United Church Thrift Shop, open I - 3  pm in basement at rear, off Truman Rd. 08  Multiple Scleroala Support Group meets last  Friday ol every monlh al 10 am at the Coast-  Garibaldi Health Unit in Sechelt (opposite post  olfice). Your participation Is welcomed. 08  SATURDAYS  SC Minor Hockey Meat Draws, 2 - 5 pm at the  Wakefield Inn. Can 885-7666. 08  Bridge, lirsl and third Saturdays al SC Golf ft  Country Club, 7:30 pm. $2.50/person, bring a  partner. Info: 885-5426. 08  Chapman Crash Hatchery Toura, Weekly group  tours by appointment only. 4381 Parkway Rd. (off  Field Rd.) Wilson Creek. 885-4138 08  Sunshine Coast Hoaplce volunteer training  program - March 6, 13 and April 13. Phone  Sunshine Coast Home Support Society, 885-  5144.  How safe  are RRIFs?  Protecting your RRIF is  important since it is hoped that  it will pay you an income for  the rest of your life. Many trust  companies and banks have various affiliates or subsidiaries  whereby your deposit insurance  can be increased to $ 120,000  providing you maintain two  RRIFs (you can have as many  RRIFs as you like).  But remember, the maximum length of term protected  by the CDIC is five years. So if  a trust company or bank offers  you a 10-year term, chances are  you will not be covered.  Self-directed RRIFs are not  insured under the CDIC (unless  you are holding CDIC insured  deposits in your portfolio).  However, ihere is a deposit-  insurance plan offered by the  securities industry known as the  Canadian Investors Protection  Fund (CIPF) Ask your stockbroker or mutual-funds representative for details.  Ninety-nine per cent of life-  insurance companies are members of CompCorp, a privately  funded deposit-insurance plan.  In the event lhal a member  company became insolvent and  you had a RRIF in a guaranteed  interest account, you would be  offered a onetime choice of  either a cash settlement for up  to $60,000 or conversion of  your RRIF fund value into a life  annuity with a maximum payout of $2,000 a monlh.  SV_% Dividend  Claaa 'B' Equity Share*  5% Dividend  Clasa'A' Shares  We'd like to say "thanks  for your support!" And  what better way to do it  than with a healthy return  on your credit union  Investment.  Sunshine Coast Credit  Union's Board ol Directors  Is very pleased to offer  you these great 1992  dividends.  At***  *��V  Sunshin* Coast  Credit Union  Pender Harbour  Branch  Madeira Park  883-9531  Sechelt Branch  Teredo Square  885-3255  Gibsons Branch  Kern's Plaza  886-8121  Plan  now for  trouble-free  retirement  by Catherine Urquhart  The importance of a  retirement plan is becoming  more apparent as time passes  and the baby boomers will  start turning 65 in the year  2010.  By that time the system  that has supported seniors'  incomes for so long will be  stretched to its maximum.  That's because there are  fewer younger people behind  them to provide the money.  And the indexing policy lhat  the government implemented  last year on the Canada Pension Plan will make it harder  for CPP to keep up with  inflation.  The best thing to do is to  start planning for a secure  retirement now. Few Canadians do.  A recent Stats Can survey  shows that up to 41 percent  of Canadians aged 45 to 64  have made no plans for  retirement, yet 67 percent of  people in this age bracket  think Ihey will have enough  to satisfy their retirement  needs.  The truth is that only four  percent of the people who  reach 65 will have enough  money to retire comfortably  without government assistance.  The most important thing  is to put money away in a tax  sheltered investment such as  an RRSP. as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the  more you need to put away  to achieve the same goal.  Canadians should come  up with a financial plan  through the help of a financial advisor. First they  should come up with a projection of income needed and  take into consideration  indexing for future inflation.  This will provide Ihem wilh  a base figure needed to main-  lain a decent lifestyle on  retirement.  Second, they need to  decide on an investment  strategy to achieve that goal.  Here, diversification is the  key.  Use your RRSP to shelter  fixed income investment,  whicli are taxed at a higher  rate than equities. Also, take  advantage of the increase to  18 percent foreign content  limit in your RRSP. For  example, there are some  excellent returns on foreign  bonds that can be purchased  through global bond funds.  Mutual funds, in general,  are a great way to diversify  your funds without a lot of  risk. Consult a financial  advisor on which funds have  the best track record in both  Ihe good and bad times.  A good way to get  through Ihe peaks and  troughs of the business cycle  is to dollar-cost average your  investments. Some funds  allow purchases of as little as  $50 per month.  The last thing is for people to monitor the performance of Iheir portfolio and  make adjustments as necessary, lo shift with changing  business conditions.  Do all this and your retire-,  menl will be a money worry-  free one.  Catherine Vrguhart is a  registered advisor wilh  Great Pacific Management.  Investors  Group  nomiJOnOuerxrVlllNCI      ,  WE CAN HELP  We're hvaton' professional fhandal  planners It's our job to hasp you cieatt  and follow a personal tananctal plan  We can help with  ' Investment Funds  ��� Guaranleed Investment Otrflcltes  ��� Registered Retirement Savings Plans  ��� Reajastered Retirement Income Funds  ��� F-stale Planning  ��� Life and DtsabOUy Insurance  ��� Annuities  DEBORAH MEAUA  J.H. (JIM) BUDD Jr.  8854011  t_T___1_________\  mmm_m_m finance  Thinking through the financial planning process, February and March are wise limes to consider  Ihe lax benefits of Investment and savings packages. Joel Johnstone pholo  Some advise caution for RRSPs  You're thinking of abandoning your conservative strategy  of putting only cash investments  in your RRSP and instead buying an equity mutual fund?  Think twice before you do it,  some financial advisors warn,  advising the majority of RRSP  investors is to stick to fixed-  income investments such as  guaranteed investment certificates anil bond coupons.  You should maintain this pattern whether interest rates are  high or low and try to gel a good  average return over time.  If you're really worried about  today's low rates, you can look  at a bond or mortgage mutual  fund, where your returns will  fluctuate as interest rates  change.  This conservative strategy  applies to investors who are  relying on their RRSP as an  important source of retirement  income. If you have a good  company pension plan and feel  you can afford lo use your  RRSP more as a tax-deferral  vehicle, then it might make  sense to take a higher growth  approach and hold stocks or  equity mutual funds. The decision lo pul an equity fund into  an RRSP depends on the individual investor's situation.  In the long run, equity funds  will always outperform certifi  cates. Nonetheless, most people  are belter off sticking to GlCs  regardless of market conditions.  We recommend splitting an  RRSP contribution equally  among one-, two-, three-, four-  and five-year maturities. When  lhe GICs mature in each of Ihe  following five years, they can be  rolled over jnto new G|Cs wjlh  five-year terms, which generally  pay the highest rates.   .., .,.!,���  This provides maximum flexibility and reduces risk by hav-  ing money come due (for reinvestment) every year.  Common  RRSP  queries  A number of RRSP questions concern investment strategics. Here are some fast  answers, just prior to the deadline:  YES, Canada Savings Bonds  can be transferred to a self-  directed RRSP.  NO, real estate cannot be  held in an RRSP, although a  mortgage on real estate is an eligible investment, if done in the  prescribed manner.  YES, various brokers will  have different opinions about  what investment is best for you.  You may need a more strategic approach to your investment  planning, one that takes into  i account expected risk and  returns for various types of  investments.  YES, interest rates are lower  now, but you should not believe  this will be the case forever.  Rates will rise again in the  near future, so one strategy  could be to suffer through low  deposit rates with a one- or two-  year term, then be ready to  invest at higher rates.  Another way is to invest in  bond or mortgage funds now.  But be careful. When rates rise,  these will begin lo lose value.  NO, you should not necessarily switch over to stocks or  equity mutual funds, just  because interest rates are low.  Rather, decide if you should  have some of your money in the  sinck market, and if so, invest  personal funds there before  RRSPs.  YES, it is simple, generally,  to convert your personal mutual-fund investment into.an  RRSP, providing it is an eligible  mutual fund, meaning most of  ils investments are Canadian.  YES, if you believe long-  term interest rates are getting as  low as ihey will get, then now is  the time to sell stripped bonds  and coupons.  *' We are not sure that time has  l>S?n reached yet. ��� '. ..  ������i,-, YES, y<iy.-should IrtVesfybur;  ' KRSPin an equity mutual fund  if you are young and intend to  leave il there for 10 years or  more.  You only have  until March 1st to  make your tax-  saving contribution  to a  So we're staying open  late on the following  days to help make it  easier for you to  contribute to yours!  March 1st  until 8:00 p.m.  Drop by and see our  RSP specialist!  ROYAL  BANK  Sunnycrest Shopping Plaza  Gibsons B.C.  Phone 886-2201  More & More People  are Taking Advantage of Sunshine  Coast Credit union's RRSPs.  ...isn't it Time You Did?  Check our RRSP packages. Start saving today with Sunshine  Coast credit union's excellent  interest rates.  Look Into our special pricing on  longer fixed rate term options.  You'll find they're exceptional!  Whether you're 20 or 50 you'll  want to take advantage of tax  deferrals today. Start making  regular variable rate RRSP  deposits, build them with interest  and watch your money grow.  STOP THE CLOCK MARCH 1ST!  Monday, March 1st is your last day  to contribute for the 1992 tax year,  we will be open 10 am to 5 pm for  this special occasion to process  RRSP business only. Ask about our  RRSP loans at Prime!  ��*^  ***���*  Pender Harbour Branch  Box 28.  Madeira Park. BC VON2H0  Telephone: 883-9531  Sechelt Branch  Box 375. Teredo Square  Seahelt.B.C. V0N3A0  Telephone: 885-3255  \  Gibsons Branch  Box 715. Kem's Plaza  Gibsons. B.C. VON 1V0  Telephone: 886-8121  SOPROVICH  ^-&���  COMPANY  Offering a full range of  professional accounting and  consulting services.  Electronic tax filing (E file)  A Member of the  . Certified General Accountant  Association ol B.C.  Lower Gibsons in the Ouay  287 Gower Point Rd.. Gibsons  FAX: 886-8964  PHONE: 886-8666  1992 RRSP Contribution Deadline  Monday, March 1,1993.  PlUSremve  Sll  Monil.iy  Sunshine I trtisl I'  RRSP business (inly  Ask about our RRSP loans at Prime!  >*>  Sunshine Coast  Credit Union  /s^/d     Pender Harbour Branch  Madeira Park  883-9531  Sechelt Branch  Teredo Square  885-3255  Gibsons Branch  Kern's Plaza  886-8121  1  The Coast News...  Your  community  newspaper  RRSP investment of the  Overstatement? We certainly don't think so. And  certainly not when you know what Ivy Capital  Protection Fund offers in a managed, fully liquid,  RRSP-eligible investment.  Over time, investment in ownership of the  right companies has proven to be a vastly superior long-term investment choice based on total  returns.  And there is no reason to assume that things  will be different in the coming decades. So a significant portion of the Ivy Capital Protection Fund  portfolio is invested in equities selected by the  proven Ivy Funds' management team,  But there's more. Every six months, an increasing portion of the Fund's portfolio is used to purchase six-month Treasury Bills guaranteed by the  government of Canada - seeking to assure that,  as a minimum, we will be able to return your  invested capital at the end of ten years.  Superior growth, essential to meet your retirement objectives - along with a reassuring protection strategy.  No wonder we're calling il the RRSP investment of the decade. For this decade or any other.  For further information, please return Ihe  coupon below or call us today at (INSERT  DEALER NAME AND NUMBER)  Mackenzie     H$Z  I   17   V~ C   IT  IVV'FUNDS  Please send ma more Information on Ivy Capital  Protection Pund and what il ran mean to my RRSP  H  Alasdair W. Irvine, C.F.P  (.real Pacific Management Co., Lid.  5492 Trail Ave��� P.O. Ilox 2629  Sechell. B.C. VON JA0  (6(H) USS in  J 12 Coast News, February 22,  1993  HOURS  Sunday 10-6  Mon ��� Thurs 9-7  Friday 9-9  Saturday 9-6  Trail Bay Mall, Sechelt 8852025  Meat 885-9812 Bakery 885-9823  mirddfM  Heritage ^arket  Vou fiivt choice in food/  ' These are just a few of the  more than 350 specials  you ll find in store for you.  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But since an accident over  Irs ago, Duvall hasn't heard  them. It was June 8, 1979 when  she tripped going down stain; to  the basement and hit her head on  a pillar at the bottom. From lhat  time on, her hearing loss was  total. Since then, it's been a  gradual adjustment for Duvall,  one that's been made easier in  the last five years with a dog  named Lacy trained to help the  hearing-impaired.  In many ways, people's reactions to both her deafness and to  Lacy have also told more Duvall  much more about human nature  than they could have when she  still had her hearing.  At first after her accident,  Duvall says it took a long time  to accept that she was deaf.  "It didn't fully register that 1  may never hear again," she says.  "I kept thinking maybe they've  made a mistake...! thought up a  million excuses because 1 was  terribly afraid to face the truth."  Before the accident, says  Duvall, she'd always had very  acute hearing. Friends used to  comment that Meg would hear a  pin drop on Trail Island. She'd  always enjoyed listening to  music, and would often pull out  her record collection if she was  feeling low.  Also, "1 was always a very  strong independent person."  After h'er hearing loss was  confirmed as permanent, Duvall  says for years her husband's  hearing became a substitute for  hers. But that all changed when  he died very suddenly one night  in 1985. "I don't think I've ever  hated my deafness much more  than that night," she says. "1 had  to use the standard phone lo call  the ambulance." She remembers  Meg Duvall  and her  hearing dog  Lacy.  Jane Seyd phot  screaming to the operator to  send an help, not knowing if  anyone heard her on the other  end.  Later on, she found she spent  a lot of time at the window  watching for friends to arrive at  her house, because she couldn't.  hear them coming. "It just  seemed like such a tremendous  waste of time."  Then one summer, friends  visiting the PNE noticed a booth  with information on assistance  dogs for the deaf and told  Duvall to look into it.  That's when Lacy, a poodle  trained by the Pacific Assistance  Dogs Society, came to join her.  Lacy, a former show dog,  spent four months with the society learning to alert an owner to  sounds like the door bell, the  smoke alarm and the phone  before coming up to Sechelt in  1988. Lacy either gives a sharp  bark, which Duvall picks up  through vibrations,, or jumps up  waist high lo get her attention,  then leads her to the source of  the sound.  Duvall also watches Lacy's  ears to see whether they are  lying down or rising to listen to  a noise. "A dog's ears can tell  you a lot," she says.  For the most part, people  have been accepting of Lacy on  premises where dogs aren't usually allowed.  But it hasn't always been that  way. One restaurant in Sechelt  turned her away, she says, and  in the beginning, passengers  Gibsons budget projects average three per cent tax hike  by Charles Hart  Owning a home in Gibsons  will naturally cost more in taxes  this year, but not that much  more.  Town council passed a  revised provisional budget lasl  week that predicts an average  three per cent tax increase in  1993 for property owners whose  assessments have risen in the  mean range of 37 per cent this  year.  Total revenues are budgeted  to rise aboul 10 per cent, the balance of Ihe increase is accounted  for by new construction in 1992.  Treasurer Ian Poole notes that  properly owners whose assessments increased by more than 37  per cent will consequently see a  higher lax hike, and those below  average will be billed less than  three per cent when tax notices  are mailed oul.  Grants are down from last  year, mostly because there is no  revenue-sharing grant with, the  highways departmenl, said  Poole. Provincial grants are  lined up, however, lo help  rewrite the town's subdivision  bylaw, draft concept plans for  downtown and uptown revitalization plans and rewrite Gibsons' zoning bylaw.  Total revenues are  budgeted to rise  about 10 per cent  The treasurer cites key  expenditure increases in transportation, $41,600 above 1992,  and planning services, which  will see a hike of $66,900.  Under transportation, the  town plans to improve road  maintenance and signage and is  facing a major increase (82 per  cent) for garbage collection  costs as a result of a change in  contractor.  The planning increase is  attributable to the subdivision  and zoning bylaw review and  hiring temporary staff lo deal  with a backlog of development  applications and extra work  involved in preparing and presenting the town's new draft  official communily plan.  In addilion, Ihe town will pay  a one-time only $100,000 lease  fee lo the provincial government  for marina rights.  llie fee is for a 30-ycar lease,  has been budgeted for in previous years and has zero effect on  1993 taxation, Poole said.  There are noteworthy  increases in the water and sewer  rales for 1993, however, stemming from public works'  improvements the town has  undertaken to allow for growth.  The water user fee will rise 26  per cent  (from  $89.10  lo  $112.30) and frontage lax will  ��� | of Incv Ti rlf "nurii  rise 20 per cent (from $1.05 lo  $1.25). The rates are on a par  with Ihose of the regional district and Mayor Eric Small said  the objective is lo bring them  into line for future water system  integration.  Similar increases apply to  sewer rales, parcel laxes rising  20 per cent (from $137 to  $164,50) and user fees increasing 26 per cent (from $133.50 to  $168,25).  The chief capital project for  the year centres on engineering,  drainage, sidewalks and paving  of School Road.  A budgeted capital program  of just over $500,000 will be  accomplished without debt  financing, about 40 per cent to  be paid from prior year's surplus.  The town is borrowing to  purchase 10 acres of land on  Shaw Road ($200,000) and to  pay ils share toward $305,000 in  pool renovations.  The Dog House  Grooming all breeds  Medicated & Flea Baths  Cat Boarding  Nature Choice Products  Call for appointment  883-9706  Silviculture subject to  seasonal fluctuations  ���������,  . rill     IJU  -  from page I  "Usually contractors who are  undercutting successful contractors don't last that long because  they just can't be competitive,  don't make money and (the  work) is not being completed lo  standards," says Scott.  "One things we do is check  oul track record before awarding contracts, then we won't  necessarily award it to them  based on low bid."  But Bob Richards, resource  officer of the Prince George forest district, says economics has  very little to do with how well a  tree is planted.  He says in his experience,  established contractors with  experienced crew members can  have as many problems with the  quality of their trees as newer  companies.  One factor that could make a  difference in maintaining the  quality of planting, should the  projections of contractors such  as Greenfield and Brinkman  prove correct, is the 1991 Forest  Resource Development Agency  (FRDA II).  Originally conceived in 1985  as a program to reduce the backlog of unplanted eutblocks, the  emphasis of FRDA II will be on  tending plantations that have  been reforested.  That includes targeting funds  for tending, spacing and pruning, as well as research.  But Greenfield remains skeptical.  "ll depends on the level of  financial commitment six or  seven years down the road when  these seedlings have to be managed," he says.  "It's a joke. 1 mean everyone  agrees it's a joke. Silviculture  funding has been like a political  tap that turns on and off. As  soon as there's a bit of a financial squeeze in Victoria or  Ottawa the first thing that gets  cut is the silviculture."  The provincial government  has put a temporary freeze on  program funding to FRDA II  that is expected to remain until  the end of the. fiscal year, confirms Scott,  "Essentially the FRDA program has been put on hold. All  the money lhat was allocated for  the year has been spent."  *\'i'/.'/,���  Open for Lunch  Join us for fresh  wholesome  sandwiches,  homemade muffins,  hearty soups,  cappuccino.  <��  NATUREWORKS  Nutrition Centre Inc.  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These days, in addition to  Lacy, Duvall has other ways to  make life easier, including a  special phone- for the deaf  through which she can read a  caller's words as they are spoken to the operator.  None of il completely makes  up for her loss of hearing.  She tends to avoid crowds,  she says, because, "I look  around, people are talking and  laughing and it's such a void."  Meanwhile, "I've learned lo  be really tough. I think (Lacy)  deserves respect, and I'm going  to see that she gets it."  8  8  6  4  2  4  1  o  o  PIZZA  0��M"E��G��A  HKSTAUKANT  OMEGA'S  NEW  HOTLINE  886-4241  i  2 FOR 1   I  PIZZA jj  DINE IN I  T.AKE-OUT I  PIZZAS  MaflMBl   tan l*a*a*r-*iP �����  OR  .DELIVERY  ���p.   | TWO SMALL  i  i  i  i  i  i  i  I  | t��rl*h.**n-ii  INOWVAllr) for delivery;  J OMEQA 4*9*4*1  I  HHIV4241 !  !       Ssi >���]  �������� ������ an- -WUljIatUCa-KW***-' �����������������*  r _tf,  J  FAMILY CHOICE 1  TWOMKIHUM      ���  PIZZAS !  I  imf       A  iKpU <n    win   j  j   6TOWWGS' ITomw.*'   j  [    .lA_*��-t HatlA-t l'-��nnT*J    I  I \ll_*til,_l..-,ta_nM.*r*i,_\ I  I     taw 11 tf__ wwi ��� ttlmttt m      |  'N0WVWD.WEUVERYI  OMBSA 4-2-4-1  I  886-4241        !  I   agwatoawj  "GOODDE^MEa-YLS'  are back  Sunday to Thursday  Fcba-uaiy 21-25,1993  1. Shrimp Fettuclne  2. Baked Lasagna  3. Baked Spaghetti  4. Spaghetti  5. Chicken Fingers  6. BBQ Ribs (1/2 order)  Jrpmta*  Choose from any one of the above  ���liiMid Deal Meals"  (4-9 pm, dine-In only)  0��M��E��G'A  RESTAURANT  in r.uan ,i   ��is 886-2268  Casual waterfront dining. Coast News, February 22, 1993  All is not well on  recreation front  Well, well, well, what's all this then?  A little recommendation to take more exercise and  develop better recreation habits and facilities so we can  all get in the "wellness" groove.  This is good sense. More, this is something that we are  all innately aware of. When we abandon even the most  untaxing exercise regime in favour of sloth our bodies  invariably complain. Worse yet, atrophy is always close  behind.  Coupled with this inescapable knowledge of the benefits and sense of well being that emerges from recreating,  is the equal knowledge that all is not as it should be on  the Coast's recreation front.  When open, the Gibsons pool offers a splash and paddle, little more. It is hopelessly inadequate to serve a  community of this size even now.  And we have an arena boasting some of the highest  costs in the province that is in an absurd location, a legacy from dubious political dealings of yesteryear.  All who first come to the Coast can't quite believe the  state of recreation here, but soon And themselves relaxing  to mellifluous assurances that things are about to  improve.  The SCRD commissioned a report two years ago (Professional Environmental Recreation Consultants or  PERC) that recommended a unified recreation commission for the Coast. We paid money to learn that a recreation commission is an excellent idea, along with a coordinator to bring everything together. It would cost IS  cents per $1,000 of assessed value, we were told, and the  idea was widely supported.  So bring it on.  In the last two years alone the number of people participating in minor sports on the Coast has skyrocketed,  putting volunteers who run the programs under extreme  pressure to keep things going. Help in coordinating  would be a boon to hundreds of youngsters already participating in recreational activities, aside from any new  initiatives that would blossom from establishing a commission to manage the whole recreation spectrum.  We witnessed a series of meetings in every pocket of  the Coast last year as the healthy communities project got  underway. .Last weekend the process, financed to the tune  of $300,000, took the next step at a woikshop attended by  some 100 people, including numerous Coast politicians  and 'facilitators', who wrestled with the notions of making this corner of the province a healthier place to live.  Si Al the end of the day they pulled a rabbit out of the hat  Mi, lo'and behold, wouldn't you know that ol' pal recre-  )|ion was dangling there just hoping someone would  come out and play.  At the same time, Sechelt and Gibsons find themselves  debating the merits of a regional plan that would see  town and rural residents begin to pay a share toward the  operation and maintenance of the arena. A taxation formula based on improvements only and excluding undeveloped land is largely seen as unfair, but a necessary  first step toward unified recreation. A gesture of political  good faith, as it were, that could still be quashed in a referendum if residents don't like it.  And they probably won't. Then we can go back and  study it some more, come up with some other formulas as  we tiptoe around trying to keep warm while we continue  to forestall the sweaty leap into the recreation void.  Everyone knows what must be done so why don't we  just get on with it. It has been studied, debated and public  inputed to death.  ICBC  AS COWOMT�� PRESIDENT, VMSVRE TNEiU  BACK ME l/P WHEN I -SAY THIS IWW mWfitir  KTUAUy JUMfiCD OUT IN FNOHT Of ME/.*  Native fish policy  arouses curiosity  An open Letter to John  Crosbie, Minister or Fisheries  & Oceans  It is with considerable relief  that I read your expensive  advertisement saying you will  maintain stability and profitability in BC commercial and sports  fishing.  But I am curious:  ��� You say the "Aboriginal  Fisheries Strategy" is designed  to implement a Supreme Court  decision guaranteeing native  rights to fish for food, social and  ceremonial purposes. What has  that to do with commeicial sale  offish?  ��� You say the Aboriginal  allocation is still three per cent.  Is this three per cent the fish  natives eat, the fish they sell or  the 480,000 sockeye Dr. Pearse  noticed were lost in their fishing'  area?  ��� How do you know it is still  three per cent when neither food  fish nor market fish were counted?  ��� Why are you assigning the  right to fish without using it to  extinguish some land claims?  ��� You say the DFO is not  giving up management responsibilities. Last year you did not  even arrest the US fishboats  photographed fishing in the  Fraser River. Can you arrest  them this year?  ��� Do you expect to arrest any  natives who again break conservation laws on the Nass, Skeena  or Central areas this year?  ��� Of the 85 natives you say  i  were charged last year, were  any sentenced?  W.E. GRIFFITH  Egmont  Sechelts are fit  to manage resource  The Fishermen's Coalition,  the Reform Party and our own  MLA are lately stating they are  against racism in fisheries management.  They ought therefore to support the natural right of BC's  family of first nations to assume  stewardship of the west coast  fisheries based on simple  seniority. Since federal non-  native management has resulted  in disastrous overfishing on the  east coast and some significant  dioxin pollution closures here  on the west coast, we cannot say  we haven't been given a decent  chance. ,,  It is only fair that the first  nations be allowed their tum. It  just may be that during their  many thousands of years of  experience wilh the resource  they have internalized some tangible and intangible elements of  procedure which are essential  for sustainability.  The Sechelt nation, in particular, has demonstrated through  its own enhancement initiatives  that it is fit to manage fisheries  in its traditional territory. Who  can claim a clearer right to manage this fishery?  ROGER LAGASSE  Halfmoon Bay  Ferries, highways  cooperation needed  An open letter to the BC  Ferry Corporation  Over the past few months the  questions of future development  by both the BC Ferry Corporation and the Ministry of Transportation and Highways have  been discussed as they may  affect the Sunshine Coast.  As a representative of the  West Howe Sound Electors'  Association and as a private citizen advocate I have been present and active at meetings with  letters welcome  We welcome letters to the editor on matters of public  Interest. However, we reserve the right to ed!*  submissions for brevity, clarity and legality. Please mail  your letters to:  The Editor  Sunshine Coast News  Box 68  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  both the Ferry Corporation and  Highways personnel, with the  intent of expressing some general concerns and a few areas specific to both government agencies.  To be more focussed, there is  a need to understand the proposed inter-connect between the  so-called Gibsons Bypass  (presently in limbo), and the  Port Mellon Highway (101).  The wedding or melding of  which may indeed be quite fractious. Without question there  will be access and traffic flow  problems.  It should be understood lhat  the long range implications of  any decision, when the apparent  priority is ferry traffic flow, has  to consider the equally relevant  aspects of local traffic, foot passengers, parking access, emergency needs, cyclists, passenger  pickup and dropoff, residential  and industrial development,  public transport convenience  and wheelchair access, etc.  I appreciate that the Ferry  Corporation and Highways are  separate entities, but in this particular instance the actions of  one absolutely affect the other.  A case where short-term solutions will not be the most economic as perceived by the public.  There is a vital need for  recognition of joint responsibility and I respectfully request  your consideration and cooperation with the public beyond the  immediate pressure on both the  Ferry Corporation and Highways.  ERIC R. CARDINALL,  Gibsons  Is eco-terrorism to be the new danger of our time?  One of the things I was proudest of a couple of  years ago was the steadfast stance the Coast News  took against the Gulf War. It was taken by all of  the editorial people and nothing that has happened  since January 1991 has persuaded me that we were  not entirely correct.  Before the war the CIA advised that sanctions  were having an effect and would eventually bring  Saddam Hussein to his senses. But the hawks  argued for a surgical war striking only military targets.  They argued that such a war would cause less  suffering for the Iraqi people.  We did not think we were all-knowing, those of  us who took a position against military action. It  was more of a visceral or instinctive feeling that if  you want peace then you shouldn't make war.  The war was fought and declared a great success. Saddam Hussein's forces left Kuwait and the  corrupt royal family came back and America felt  powerful again.  But Saddam didn't just go away. Today, the  United Nations is keeping the sanctions on, the  people of Iraq are suffering, we are overflying both  the north and the south of Iraq to try to keep Hussein from barbarising the Kurds in tbe north and  the Shiites in the south. These people were foolish  enough to take George Bush's advice and try to  musings  John burnside  overthrow Hussein. Without outside help, getting  rid of the tyrant proved beyond them and they aie  paying a heavy price.  But there is more. As he said he would do if  attacked, Hussein set the oilfields of the Gulf afire  and poured millions of tons of oil into the Gulf.  It is one of the greatest ecological disasters in a  time when they grow more commonplace. Little is  being done about the clean-up apparently.  Lesser disasters get greater prominence in the  news, possibly because they are less politically  embarrassing.  The new phrase, friends, is eco-terrorism. Saddam Hussein is a trail blazer in this field, but it has  not been long before his example has been picked  up and followed. As this is being written, a dam in  tbe farmer Yugoslavia has been mined. The Croat-  ians say it was the Serbs; the Serbs say it was the  Croatians, but certainly it has been mined and there  may be another ecological disaster in the making.  Also in Yugoslavia a few weeks ago, a Serbian  captain running *he blockade with oil for the  embattled Serbs threatened to set his cargo afire  and discharge in the already badly polluted  Danube.  He was allowed to deliver the cargo. Eco-terrorism works.  It is possible that the mighty military forces of  the United States provide only an illusion of security. Faced with overwhelming military might, people have always found a weapon with which to  fight back. It may be that eco-terrorism is the  weapon of our time.  This chilling development pioneered by Hussein  in the Gulf War, must come as bad news in a world  not yet coming to grips with environmental degradation begun with the industrial revolution and  spreading rapidly now around the world as the  Third World aggressively tries to catch up with the  American standard of living, taking every short cut  along the way without regard for the air and water  and the earth which are base fabrics of our lives.  It may be that we will not come to our senses  until there is a huge tragedy brought about by the  ancient hatreds or smug assumptions that bedevil  our days and threaten our future. But even then,  there is evidence that we have simply turned away  from the disaster perpetrated by Hussein on the  Persian Gulf.  Our ability to ignore the results of our actions  may be far from exhausted.  On the heels of the Gulf War a triumphant  George Bush proclaimed a New World Order. It is  what is needed, all right, but events have shown us  since Bush proclaimed the New World Order that  it is easier to proclaim than to achieve.  It is a critical time, again, in the history of nun.  The focus is on the United Nations but the ability  of the world body to cohere and correct long-established problems is not proven.  Nor does its greatest success, the Gulf War,  entirely reassure.  What Saddam Hussein may have taught us is  that, in terms of the environment, overwhelming  military power may get us only pyrrhic victories. It  is possible for those overwhelmed to strike back  with eco-terrorism to the detriment of all in an  increasingly inter-dependent world.  If we are to bring our problems under some control it may not be enough just to carry a big stick  and be ready to use it  Where's the carrot? How can we persuade people to peace because it is in their own best interest?  .  COAST^NEWS  Subtcripoon uto tot  I year ��� ��35 ��� $2.45 CST - $37.45  6 months ��� $20 �� $1.40 CST ��� $21.40  I yaw $40 (No CST)  Reg No. 4702  The Suns!*!. Coat Nevw b published on  Its. Sunshine Coaat, BC. eveay Monday by  tM.  Gavauan Office  Bon 460, Glbaons, B.C., VON IVO  (604) BS62622, Fn (604) BB6-7725  StcMCMaY*  Ban 6B Sedsoh, B.C., VON 3A0  (604) MS-3930, Editorial (604) U5-39SO,  Fax(604)aM5-39S4  Pat Trap.  Jean BmocaHi, Daaviaa Sherman  flapnaMrtttnsaa ��� Bill Rogara, Sanson. Crtyala-SaTsiOi  OMMMaragar' Ann. Thomaaen  tmmtH**  CHbawn**  Sue Connor  Rum Foanata., Janaoe Ednsonda  Editor.  Reporters .  Stuart Bumaida  Jan. fieyd. Darah  Photogrmprm ��� Joal Johnaloraa  r*TOdaacrlon  CattiyMaa*.  Baavaitey ShipMy.  Andy JsakM, Anna. MacTavtah  ���t AWAMD-WINNINC  The Sunshine Coast News is protected by copyright  and reproduction of any part ol ll by any means is  prohibited unless permission in writing as first secured  from Glassford Press Ltd., holder of the copyright.  m_m_mm_m_m  HM leisure  Peeping on choice clay collections  by Darah HaBcn  If you'll evjn admit to just a  lint of voyeuJstic tendencies -  strictly the arfBtic kind - you'll  love the shovsJcuirently on  display at theJNrts Centre.  Objects in Tlay offers the  kind of thrill |ou can usually  inly get by s baking a peek into  someone's u curtained window... and le iking at whal  makes up tht house's decor.  From te.i| Ms to chamberpots, the colliction is made up  3( clay work gathered from Ihe  homes of Sunhinc Coast resident, j  Judging bjlhe quality and  variety of obbcts on display  :ollected Iron sites around the  world, it's cljar there's a lot of  m lhal goes nissing behind Ihe  ���losed doors.j  Notable nenlion among the  -ollcction g.es primarily to the  inonymous fender of two  ���xquisite bricks which arc said  :o originate Irom the facade of  die old Imptrial Hold in Tokyo.  Built sometime between 1916  ind 1921 byarchiteel Frank  Lloyd Wrigit, Ihe structure was  leveled in tic 1960s foreco-  lomic reasens, a label beside  die exhibit explains.  The twobricks, along wilh  hrec comei stones, arc thought  :o be the only evidence left of  die old hotel's existence.  Several works from Ihe col-  ection of [[ill Koropatnick also  deserve mention, in particular,  die fanciful Omnibus from Hell,  which depicts six colourful  devil crcauires leering out from  he windows of a small bus.  The explanation given by  Koropatnick as to Ihe origin of  he piece is partially responsible  'or the humour surrounding it.  Fisherman Sculpture by  Patrick Amiol, from the  collection of Janice McFagen  and Gordon Rutherford, on  display with olher selected  works at the Arts Cenlre.  Joel Johnstone pholo  "ll was collected," he wriles,  "after a harrowing overnight bus  trip from San Cristobal (Mexico) to Oaxaca."  Perhaps the most charming  piece is a large blue and white  bone china chamberpot - obviously well used judging from  il's cracks and repairs.  "My mother always called  this her 'po pot'," explains  owner S. Page.  "ll was used as a serving dish  at some parlies and often held a  large bunch of holly over the  Christmas season. During Ihe  last years of mother's life, she  moved it from the top of the  bookcase in the living room into  her bedroom where she used it  as a chamberpot."  The show is the result of Iwo  months work by exhibition  coordinator Barbara Barron. In  gathering the pieces, she looked  for hand-built items as opposed  to production or slip-cast pottery.  Objects in ("lay is on display  at lhe Arls Centre in Sechelt  Wednesday through Sunday  until March 5.  jCRUISH  mauLWsk  Bright Lights...Big City!  And the big city is where we spent last weekend meeting  with representatives from several major cruise lines.  Cruise Holidays has been offered some GREAT PRICING and  we're passing these SAVINGS on to you!  Don't delay! Call today and start planning  your vacation now!  Call 885-8964 or toll fiee 1-979-8584  Another Good Deal from  PATRA  mwm  aT       at��     a.        ,  From Monday Feb. 15 - Sunday Feb. 28  FREE LITRE OF COKE WITH EVERY ORDER!  PATRAS DOLLAR$ ARE WORTH $2  One coupon give-a-way continues until April 30th!  Delivery Hours  Sunday through Thursday 11:30 am -11:30 pm  Friday & Saturday 11:30 am -.12:30 am  Ml      706 Hwy 101, Gibsons B.C. 886-7675  in the arts beat  There are many talented  'oung artists on the Sunshine  Hoast who now have a wonder-  ul opportunity to take part in  he third annual Young Artist  Wards.   :  .Who sponsors the Swards?  The program is sponsored joint-  y by lhe Sunshine Coast Arts  Council, the Rotary Club of  Jechelt and ihe Sunshine Coast  Teachers' Association.  What age must I be to enter?  There are two age groups - 12  'ears and under, and 13 lo 18  'ears.  What should I submit? You  nust submit three pieces of  irigin.il art work, in any visual  nedium lhat you have produced  n 1992/93. For example, paining, drawing, pottery, sculpture,  ihotography, etc.  When should I bring in my  work? You should take your  work lo the Arts Centre in  Sechelt on March 25, 26 or 27  between 11 am and 4 pm. The  deadline is 4 pm March 27.  Whal does each award winner receive? The winner in each  age group will receive a $100  prize and recognition of his/her  artistic talent. The presentation  will take place at a special  reception on April 10.  Entry forms are available  from school, at the Arts Cenlre,  al Grandma's Toybox, Gibsons  and Rob's Video in Pender Harbour.  How will I know if I win?  Winners will be notified by  Arts Council volunteers.  Where can I obtain more  information? At the Arts Cenlre, 88S-54I2 or Susan, 886-  8468.  Learn face-painting art  Face painter extraordinaire, Aileen Garnet will conduct a 'how to'  ourse for two and a half hours on Saturday, March 6 from 10 am to  2:30 pm. This is a chance for any citizens or groups who regularly  ind themselves or their organization in need of practitioners of this  topular form of fundraising to come and learn the art.  Garnet hiis long been pleasing children, bolh on the Coasl and in  /ancouver with her whimsical and amusing designs. She will teach  teps to achieving a professional and appealing design every time.  All paints Will be supplied for this hands on class. Contact Rock-  vood Centre to register, 885-2522.  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' ��� ',     '  Elphinstone students take tu the rinks at the Cibsons Winter  Club to learn curling as part of their physical education. Three  classes made up nf grades 9 and 10 students take advantage of  donated ice-lime daily through the week. Joel Johnstone photo  Minor hockey checks out hosting provincials  With the Sunshine Coast's first 'AA'  midget minor hockey tournament just Ihree  weeks away, organizers are still looking for  extra cash to help stage the event.  Local government is the latest funding  source to be tapped, with the minor hockey  association approaching Gibsons council last  Tuesday to outline tournament events and  ask for assistance. 'This is the largest tournament the province has ever seen at this  level of hockey, 16-17-year-old boys and  girls," said association president Don  MacLeod in a letter. "As can be seen this is a  very large undertaking for this organisation,  not only from the work load bul also financially."  Organizers seeking cash  to help pay for AA  tournament  Association spokesman John Sperring  said 11 teams from across the province will  compete in the tournament, which will be  spread over four days March 13-16. An  opening banquet is scheduled for Saturday  evening (March 13). Noting that about a  third of minor hockey's players are Gibsons'  residents, Sperring urged council to consider  making a contribution, especially as the town  turned down the association's grant request  at the beginning of the season.  He said the tournament budget is $25,000.  "It takes a lot of money to host the provincials and we're limited by the fact it's all  volunteers that are putting it on."  Sperring said organisers are also looking  for game sponsors, businesses or groups  which will be formally acknowledged for a  cash contribution toward the cost of a specific game in the tournament.  This is the first year the Sunshine Coast  Minor Hockey Association has played in the  Pacific Minor Hockey league with midget  players regularly travelling off Coast for  weekend games.  Trivia:  some facts  abput  Canada's  sport  ��� A team from Montreal won  the first Stanley Cup in 1894.  The silver bowl was donated  by Canada's Governor General,  Baron Stanley of Preston.  The Canadian Amateur  Hockey Association was  formed in 1914 with a mandate  to establish and monitor local  minor hockey organizations,  sanction tournaments and  establish amateur classifications by age group.  Age categories are novice  (nine and under); atom (10 and  11); pee wee (12-13); bantam  (14-15); midget (16-17); junior  (18-19); and senior (20 and  over).  The National Hockey  League was established in 1917  with four teams - Montreal  Canadiens, Montreal Wanderers, Ottawa Senators and  Toronto Arenas. Today, Ihe  league includes 24 teams, with  eight in Canada and 16 in the  United States.  Until the 1960's, all hockey  stick blades were flat and  straight.  The introduction of curved-  blade sticks made shooting easier, requiring a different grip  and less exertion.  "Goalie skates" are specially  designed for ease of side-to-  side movement in the goal-  crease.  Goaltenders' facemask  designs have become so artistic  that the Hockey hall of Fame in  Toronto has an entire section  dedicated to their design.  New skate designs developed in the 1970's introduced a  light-metal blade enabling  players to skate faster and  longer.  About the same time, nylon  mesh replaced cotton in hockey  jerseys, and players' names  were added to the back.  In 1972, Derek Sanderson of  the Boston Bruins became the  first professional athlete to earn  a million dollars in one season.  '       '***���'���   T'"    ��    T   I     e     >..._"*     '     ''"-i     "  Time to work on that follow-through in preparation for better weather, Nancy Baker returns service  during a quick set with tennis partner Brian Miller. Joel Johnstone photo  HEY! Ladies Coats  and Men's Suits$2e��a?h  GIBSONS PAUK^lkZA, tili&ONS BC  HOURS; TIJISS-SAT:; 10:30-��^ Htttt-4��ftO  ^^_j_f Member ol  _^_^_J ALLIED...  ���mWr     m_^wMm        The Careful Movers  SPECIALIZED  ��� Custom packing    p*Wa9BBHHfl aVVat^M  aerating               |                                       ���  ��� Specialists in moving: PIANOS, ORGANS,  OFFICE EQUIPMENT, etc.  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER LTR.  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HOME IMPROVEMENTS  Commercial/Residential  Fully Guaranteed  ROOMMXIOtf ���g��*  MARINE SERVICES  PRECISE  PAINTING & PLASTER  ��� Complete Custom Painting  ��� Stucco  ��� All Phases of Drywall  ��� journeyman Workmanship  3  Neala  8860928  Free Estimate!)  ��� Overhauls ��� Service Kepair  ��� Work / Sail / Power  Owner Participation Welcome. ,  ���86-3875 24 HR. "886-772T"  INSULATION  M  BIPWlBD  0E��lf.i@U0[TjlM  ��� Bttt tt Blown ��� Commercial ���  . Rnldtntaal - New It Exiiting ���  886-8741  Eu  weeaneer  .Marina in Resort Ltd  l ocalerJ in Secrel Cove 885-7888  MARINE SPECIALISTS 2J years  PARTS - SALES - SERVICE -REPAIRS  K & C Thermoglass &  Cobra Boats now  LANDSCAPING  Victory Garden's West  ��� LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION  ��� TREE �� SHRUB PRUNING        Over 10 Years,  ��� LAWN1QARDENCARE Enperience,  . HOME MAINTENANCE With  ��� YARD CLEAN UP'! Reter��nces  GORD OIEROFF 886-3635  COTTRELL'S MARINE SERVICE  The Sunshins  Coast's Evinrude  Dealer  FiATURMG:  THE Mi NEW  SPITFIRE SERIES *.  mEVIHRUDE  VINKUQf OWNERS ARE 60RN iilil HOf  um  RUDE  COTTRELL'S ra ��'��  MARINE SERVICE _ J , r_._  886-3005 ���������"'  Whistler's Landscaping  Fencing ��� Turf ��� Drainage  Hemming Walls (Rock)  Residential and Commercial  Free Estimate*: Pat 885-2870  S & G TREE SERVICE  Topping ��� Trimming 'Pruning ��� Brush Chipptr  iw Danger Tree Removal  Bonded and Insured ��� 20 Years Experience  865-3897  MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES  SUNSHINE anptoc*  SIGN MAKERS  085-3900  MARINE SERVICES  STOtMfiE LOCKERS  GIBSONS: 886*8460 SECHELT: 885*6422  % Puu t{ %*A, 6* Site %mmt_t  'Ship Shape Props  BOAT PROPELLER REPAIRS a SERVICE  "SUP SHAPE SERVICE"  CemllBally,Proprietor RR- '���_*"_">n"d  PH.H8��7I(BU..) "wlillw  ���M-M10 (Re.)  ��� Salt Wafor Llceiires  ��� Mntel f, Campsites ��� VValpr Ta.l  ��� Matin. Kepaits  ��� la p & laakle  883-2266  STIHL  Chainsaws & Trimmers  \_ ' 731 North Rd.,Cibtotn 686-8912  Retired Coast  teachers to form  BCRTA branch  Retired teachers on the Sunshine Coast plan to form s  branch of the BC Retired  Teachers Association.  Over 5,000 RTA members in  BC boast a dental plan and an  extended health benefits plan  for members and their spouses.  A quarterly newsletter informs  members of pension updates  and the activities of retired colleagues.  The central office is located  in the BCTF offices in Vancouver.  For information call 1-800-  663-9163 or 885-9023.  \}  ���Ss^ Sparkle  " CAR CLEAN  i\N  886-0355  S YEARS AGO  Maurice Egan, chairman of  the Economic Development  Commission told the Gibsons  and Sechelt chambers of commerce they are doing a great job  ail their tourist information centres, however the new budget  constraints are going to make it  impossible for the EDC to fund  them this year.  Six elk captured on Vancouver Island were successfully  released just south of the hydro  substation between Madeira  Park and Earls Cove on Friday  afternoon.  Seven elk were transferred  to the same area last year, of  which one died, but two newborn calves were also sighted.  10 YEARS AGO  Gibsons centennial project, a  community recreation centre is  well underway wilh architectural and engineering drawings  presented.  Regional director Jim Gurney writes to Gibsons council  objecting to "piecemeal boundary expansion."  15 YEARS AGO  Citizens of Pender Harbour  mourned the death of long time  resident John Daly. Mr. Daly,  fisherman and former executive  of the United Fishermen and  Allied Workers Union, passed  away in The Pas, Manitoba.  20 YEARS AGO  Fire, discovered about 4 am  Tuesday, resulted in a complete  demolition of the building  which housed the Red Rooster  Cafe on the highway in Davis  Bay.  25 YEARS AGO  A junior high school for  Sechelt is reported to be the  basis for the next school district  referendum.  35 YEARS AGO  W.H. Payne, Conservative,  Coast/Capilano, announced  Honourable Howard Green,  Minister of Public Works, has  authorized a breakwater and  floats for Gibsons Landing with  work to start on the project at a  very early date.  40 YEARS AGO  The chairman of the St.  Mary's Hospital committee  reports that during the past  week the number of patients has  increased. It is hoped that this is  a sign of renewed interest in the  hospital.  Wl\s  With A Vac   * wet down ��� tires & mats ���vacuum  $"14,99       ��� sponge wash ���chamois dry ���deodorize  YOU Get:       ��� wheel wells ��� ext. windows    & a smile  Hwy 101 Gibsons Beside B&K Landscaping  /^DEPENDABLE ���  AUIO SERVICE  DIS YOU KNOW...  We're known for successful  TROUBLE  SHOOTING  The South Cowt's Only   BCAA AW10VBD Shop (Special consideration to BCAA members  yCLMVbWi AUTOMOTIVE  VINYL SIDING  Vinyl i Aluminum Windows ��� Aluminum Railings  Vinly Sundeck Booting ��� Patio Coverings  ALWEST  #7 -5522 Wharf St., Sechelt Jim Bain 885-4572  VISIT OUR SHOWROOM ANYTIME  rr  CHANNEL ELEVEN  Tuesday  Feb. 23,7 pm  A Future for Health Care on the Sunshine Coast ? #2  How to get the Biggest Bang for Our Buck.  Wednesday  Feb. 24,7 pm  Parliamentary Talkback  Harold Fletcher hosts a lively programme wilh M.P. Ray Skelly  and former Opposition House Leader Judi Tyabji.  8 pm  I Am A Camera #4  Ken Bell discusses his photographic work with Cardinal Leger in  Africa. Host, Frank Bujar.  8:30 pm  The Two Notes  Steve White and Jack inglis perform a Valentines special.  Thursday  Feb. 25,5 pm  6:45 repeat  Cable Connections  "Live"  The Broadcasting students at Elphinstone bring you the first in a  series of informative programmes.  7 pm  Toastmasters  Join members of our local Toastmasters group.  8 pm  I Am A Camera #5  Commercial Photography  Ken Bell discusses his commercial photographic work.  8:30 pm  Journey to Somalia  Dr. Eric Paetkau is planning a trip to assist in their health care.  CLIP & SAVE  CJ bcfgrrigs Schedule  HORSESHOE BAY - LANGDALE  EARLS COVE ��� SALTERY BAY  ��� Leave Langdale  ��� 6:20 am       4:30 pm  ��� 8:30 6:30  | 10:30 8:20 M  ��� 12:25 pmM  ! 2:30  Laava Honaahoa Bay       Leave Earla Cove  MnaricaaBut  tundiyaor  rm. wmtrnj. wssy  6:40 am  8:20  10:30  12:25 pmM  Leave Saltery Bay a  4:30 pm       5:45 am    3:30 pm J  6:30 7:35 6:30 M ���  8:30 9:30 M      7:30 5  10:20 M        11:30       9:20 ���  atoawttlw        1:30pm !  For DEPENDABLE Service  Buying or Selling - CALL  The TOP PRODUCERS on lhe Coosll  885-3295 or Vancouver Toll Free 681-7931  Sussex  Reedty  �����������  mmmmmmmmm  mam  warn 18  Coast News, February 22,  199.5  Take Advantage of our Neto Classified Ad Special  Run your- classified ad 6 times  and pay for only 2 times!   Coast News (Monday  Classified Deadline:  NOON FRIDAY  _ Gibsons &  ^** Sechelt Offices  1.   Homes &  Property  FOR SALE  BV OWNER  Neonex imperial 14x70 mobile  home. Bright, spacious layout,  excellenl condition, very clean,  newly painted & renovated featuring stucco ceiling wilh cedar  beams in living room, white walls,  400 sq. ft. deck. Excellenl location,  close to ferry, in Comeau Trailer  Parti ��22,1416 North Road, Git-  sons. Pad rent $195 886-8095.  $39,900. TFNs  WANTED: acreage, with or without  home. 735-7600. Reply lo Box  380. 33 King Edward Mall P.O.,  Vtwcouver. BCV5Z4L.9    I9cn  Central Gibsons, well maintained.  1600 sq. ft., end-unit, 2 bdrm town-  house. 1*1/8 balhs. glassed sundeck, basement, double carpon,  other extras. $128.000.666-2630.  ��9cn  1.   Homes &  Property  For sale by owner. 2 bdrm., 2 bath,  townhouse, less than 1 yr. old,  close to all amenities. Sechelt 885-  4109 or 666-7636. ��Bw  Wanled to buy - house lor  $130,000 through private sale.  866-3573 lor inio. No agents  please. ��6w  Wanted, building lot in Gibson*.  Private cash tale. 298-4232 or  92*8071 lit. 6pm. ItOw  752 Hwy. 101. 50x268 lol, 3 bdrm.  older house. $165,000.886-9049  top son.  Screened top soil at reasonable  rate. W.D. Excavating. 886-9764  or cell. #1-220-1526 TFNs  Homes. Watertront Is Investment  Properties. Nick Proach 583-  7653, 865-6340 Valley Pacific  Rlty. TFN  NATIONAL  NRS <  MO  318  RT  SON  GA  S REALTY LTD.  GE UPDATE  FEB.IM3  6mc  .   1 yr.  2yr.  3yr.  4yr.  syr.  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Homes &  Property  N/Marina, PMew, income, private,  $146.000.686-7400. ��9w  Tho lots, 90'x150' light  induslry/commeicial. Lots 9 & 10  Ventura Way. $140,000. Gibsons.  19464465. ��9w  By owner, vie* lot Skookumchuck  Dnve, Sandy Hook. 885-2679.  110*  Lol For Sale Hallmoon Bay. Cur-  ran Rd., $62,000, on sewer 885  2364, bus hours. IBcn  Thinking ol listing your property'  Call me first. 1 can show you how  to get more money Patnck Baker,  Sutton Grp. Wesl Coast Rlty. I-  986-9321. ��10cn  Lasgueti Island 20 acre organic,  homestead, gardens, orchard,  1400 sq. It home. $135,000.  Phone 474-5935. ss  Pnvate sale ��� 2 bdrm. comlortable  home w/panial view on Mission  Pant. Asking $105,000.885-9561.  ���9*  Move now belore Spring rush -  pan. reno. 1200 aq. 4L home on (2)  180 degree view lots in rapidly  growing area ol beautiful new  homes. Asking $174,500. Call  Patnck Baker 966-9321.      ��9w  Family home ��� Mermaid St.,  $150,000, Box 706, Sechell. No  Agents. ��8w  ANDERSON REALTY  * Racraatton ��� Ratiramant  a Ralocatlon  FREE  CATALOGUE  5666 Cowne St., Boa 1219  Sachaali, BC , VON SAO  MS-3211 FAXM5-289e  Van Toll Free SM-801B  Brand New lor sale by builder. Living area with 2 FP main lloor. 3  bdrm, plus bonus rm. up. Oak  kitchen w/sunshme ceiling, wood  deck otl back, onto private ravine  with creek. Nice area, close lo all  amenities. Ready lor occupancy  Mar. 1, 1993. Asking $224,000  incl. GST. 886-2352 lor more into.  IBw  THINKING OF  BUYING OR SELLING?  NORA TURRELL  WATERFRONT- For a home, holiday or investment, from view deck  and patio, across level terraced  lawns to trie water's edge ol Hallmoon Bay and a shon stroll to bus,  country store, and government  wharf. Makes the location of this  2400 sq. tt. contemporary home  superb. Entering the foyer, the  open staircase leads to L.R. with  brick fireplace, lanairoom, spacious dining and up to the minute  white, brighl kitchen, all with bay  view. The 4 bdrms., 3 baths, lamily  and kitchenette ts designed tor  lamily tun, guesl area or cozy  suite. Now add. the private computer room and workshop. Asking  $265,000 on pnvate sale by owners Call Irom 9 am to 7 pm lor Jim  orLornaatBB5-&469. IBw  l^MesT  y  GARY WHITE  886*8107 ���1-351-4390  Selma Park Rancher  3 bdrm. ocean view, hospital and  village. ' km $195,000 No  agents. 8857034. I8w  1/2 acre lot Lohn Rd. Redroolts.  controlled subdivision. $49,500 1-  228-9680. ss  Pender Harbour ��� level easy build  lot in Garden Bay. Lake view, septic, water, driveway complete  Drive by at lol 50. Harbour Peak  Dr., $55.000.883-2687. ss  48' x 330' ol prime low bank water-  Iront in Gibsons Harbour near  Gibsons Marina. House needs  repair but could be fixed up for  recreational or rental use. Property zoned Tourist Commercial (C-2).  Double garage plus storage shed.  $189,500. Phone Jenniler 1-689-  7070. ss  Oof a  1.   Homes &  Property  BRIAN * ANNE PARKER  Wb hqvfl puichoMiM \x��  Sum id me Com! Ptoptrtln.Your  buyer n likely in Gteater  Vancouver or major otitis eait  and toutii  We know how to roach  See our marketing plrin and  you'll wanl our luting leam  working lor you  ���agon 623- 3116  Ron 925- 2427  SUTTON GROUP  SENTINEL REALTY  7.   Announcement  Welcome Beach Hall tor rent,  receptions, socials, meetings, etc.  Kitchen tacililies. 885-4590, 885-  9855. ��12w  BOOTHILL RANCH  RVPARK  will be opening this spring. Hydro,  sewer, cable, phone and a view!  Call now lo reserve a spot 886-  9764 or cell 1-220-1526.    TFNs  ART  Painting/Drawing small private  classes tor adults and children.  Individualized instruction. Beginners thru advanced welcome. Call  artist Laara Williamson to pre-reg  aster 886-8782 ��10cn  ���BBS!  Buzz Brumbaugh ��� formerly of Gibsons, passed away in Kamloops,  Wed., February 17,1993, at the  age ol 52 He leaves his wife Dell,  two sons, Dean and Scolt, and two  daughters, Shelly and Lori. Also  his sisier Ruth and husband Glen,  and brothei Dan and wite Shirley.  Pnvate lamilv service.        HBcn  EVANS: Passed away suddenly  February 16, 1993. Jeanette  Evans ol 1033 Rosamund Road.  Gibsons, BC. age 51 years. Survived by one son, Baerendt  Mensink ot Gibsons, three daughters. Mrs. F.W. (Danila) Small-  wood ol Roberts Creek, Mrs. C.  (Yolanda) Rossi ol San Anselmo.  Calilomia, and Mrs. R. (Nicolelte)  D'Eith o! North Vancouver, BC;  Ihree grandchildren, her friend  Fred Peterson ol Gibsons, BC.  Memorial service Tuesday. February 23, 1993 al 1:30 pm in Ihe  chapel ol Devlin Funeral Home,  Seaview Road, Gibsons. Reverend C. Mclver olliciating. Crema-  5. Thank You  Planning a Special Occasion?  Illusions Restaurant has full  facilities for large or small  groups Banquet or  a-ia-cade menu available  Fo' more irriormation call  885-0900  ManhfOiiMi:  iWMy On mi.'  Mm, Jm, Wd, lhm. IX pm  SptuMHl  lalYnfuing Spatial to, fins, at  /iWs, 5pm,omiH*H(5izn(  snfry MwmlWfita  Honfiiij to start or jel ink info  finwi. a^w/Vi��>*MjnWfer  itemsaiwrnjireitof/ia)  Mkming:  ��� 0v��nwa}/lf? ��� rVolfctiTOI/jW  ��� kienml ��� fn_mtll. fog  MmrilbfaWiyof/rirrlaBsK? ���  iorlr, itnee or anypiVsato/  re/wM*li��i?  St, Kbuu'i Cnvnn Hau  Woodlurnlng Lessons  Suitable for all levels. Evening or  weekend classes. Phone Gary  Kelly 886-3617 alter 5pm.    ��8w  We wish to express our heart-tell  thanks to all who have extended  their love, care, and support during  this time of loss ol our Iriend, and  lather, also a special thank you to  Dr McFarland and the nursing  stall at St. Marys hospital. Patty  (Gavin) _ family, Bobby (Dot) &  lamily. 8 Bruce & lamily.     ��8cn  Sincere remerciemenl a Ben Ger-  wing, owner ot CAFE PIERROT  tor a wonderlul cuisme and warmhearted hospitality al our Fabulous  French Night, Feb. 19. L'ecole  Passe-Partout. nOcn  The Allison and Johnston families  would like lo express their thanks  to everyone who gave their sup*  port and help upon the recent  passing ol Ernest (Emie) W. Johnston, sorely missed lather and  grandfather. A special thanks to  the homemakers. stall and residents at Shorncliffe: the doctors  and nurses at St. Mary's Hospital,  and Reverend Cal Mclver. Your  kindness is appreciated and will be  remembered Also a special  thanks to Jim and Ethel Collins for  being such good neighbours over  the years and always being there  ���Sen  Astrology readings by Cathnne  Fuller al Crystal Serendipity by  appointment only. 685-8815 or  eves8B6-0199. ��8cn  Know yoursell/Make changes wilh  your birth horoscope. 886-9249.  #10*  J  I ILLUSIONS 1  *BMZILIflN<TRflDES  Exclusive Gifts front  South Amenca  I \inillll Slas.au .sculpture*.  Wdc<l Carvlnga at Itisliki  Silva-r,( ryst.lt tV(. Vms  K.ssv Stoma (Quart?, etc.)  Agate "a AliH-tliysl (kstals-a.  (itx-hik1, aft Spheres on  VnriinisRivcks  I'ollahoJ Agntc Cottier  Hank find S.ls  IsXUUaasirc C Iny Atiiis/i'ii Pottery  VVhialajaaja Prkaa - No UST  ' llnunj luc.aVWa.1. I 4:*0|ini  I Imp., I'll "a Sll 111.mi   4:111 p.m.  6'7<) Nlirvan Rat lull M.wm Rat.I  IVest Sechell* S8S.SI7B  SMS CARPET CARE  Locally owned 8 operated  since 1986  2 rooms & hall $54.95  (living room, dining room)  3 rooms A hall $74.95  4 rooms & hall $94.95  Call Today  885-0737  Neighbourhood recycling pickup,  bottles, cans, paper, cardboard,  glass. 885-4165 or 685-0616.��8w  We buy beer bottles and beer  cans, paying 80 e/doz. 8864039.  TFN  GRAMES  BROTHERS  Saturday, Fn. 27,  Roberts Creek Hau  IO aWBIT SUNUM COAII  CuaaiSocam  TIX SIOaiUifwiND  Boor,, SAVwa.Ru Book*,,  Roberts Creek Ge nerai  Siore a NO MINORS  EDGEWATER COUNSELLING  Want to understand your reialion-  ship- Counselling tor couples. Call  Duncan or Mary 8850887   ��8cn  WANTED: GRANNIES 1 GRANDPAS - Looking tor persons/couples  to participate in a pilot program  'Adopt a Granny/Grandpa'. Were  looking lor persons interested in  providing support, guidance, and  love to one-parent families with  children. Gratrtying reward ol hugs  & laughter Curious? Call 8B6-  3807 mornings only ��9w  7 Announcements  Adult children of Alcoholics or dyslunctlonal families please call 886-  3649 or 885-4622 for help.     NC  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  B85-7BB3,24 hour line.       TFN  Beyond,  7RAPHiX  ���a. tMky BMg-i  .LOGOS  ..lo, ALL YOUR ORAHIIC NEEDS  CALL 885-0244  Blue plastic Irame glasses. 885-  Free Bunnies. 885-8B99.  5323,9:30-5:30. ��8w  1992 daily-Ouotidien, red cover.  885-3930. I8w  12 Pets  aiiid Livestock  ESTATE SALE: Everything musl  go. Follow the signs up Trail Ave.  to Marine Way, Sechelt, 10am-  4pm, Sat. J Sun. ��9w  Lots ol children's clothes, toys &  acces.; misc. other items. Sat.,  Feb. 27.10-4,1320 Gower Pt.Rd.  ��8cn  21. For Sale  Wooden spoke helm 25'; new  marine alum, window. 12V24' with  opener: Ezee loader galvanized  boal trailer lot up to 15' boat. 885-  2396. ��9cn  I   /.Ji-.A. V..  Color Your World  Roberts Creek wearier pigs. Ready   Gianl evonl! Sal- Feb- 27' ,0'  to go Feb. 13.885-5466.     I9w    "P1"'Sechel, ��8���<to't Gym-  Black Lab puppies, 8 wks. old. 3  males lelt, $75.685-6412. mow  Over 150  Wallpaper Patterns  in-stock at 50% off  "Bw  Certified dog trainer avail. Debbie  McKay 886-2854. IBw  Alton Pigmy goals. Does, bucks,  kids. Excel, pels and bush clearing. 883-2990 ss  SPCA SPAYING PROGRAM  Contact Then t Now Furniture,  699 Highway 101, Gibsons. 886-  4716 or Martee Fashions.    NC  Dog obedience classes begin in  April at Magus Kennels. Call 886-  8568 to register. TFN  Help reduce the pet over-population problem - spay or neuter your  pet. NC  TRUFFLES in Gibsons Landing  announces Belgium chocolates are  back! ��8w  Does someone in your family have  a drinking problem' Call Al-Anon  886-9903. 885-7484, 886-9059.  Al-Ateen 886-2565 or 8B5-7484  Piano Tuning  am      . repairs  j/^m\ ' appraisals  3r  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843  Piano, like new -883-2329    ss  1900 organ, good condition, $1900  OBO. 886-2492. ��8w  PIANO TUNING  For service and repair call 'Sunshine Piano". 685-3168.     TFN  Anlique Ivers _ Pond upright  grand piano. Needs TLC, $700  OBO. 886-9774 after 4pm.   ��9w  18 Barter  aiiui TriKle  CENTERLINE PERFORMANCE  AUTOBODY  REASONABLE RATES  Cars, bikes, cash or trades wel  Experienced music teacher of  voice, piano keyboard, accepting  students of any age. Phone 885-  5552. ��9cn  GUITAR LESSONS  Experienced teachei. All styles,  levels and applied theory. Firsl lesson Iree. Avail, days & eves. Steve  886-2365 ��9cn  Win ��� $2000 value vacation, any  destination. Phone lor details. 886-  4899. Ask for Dale. ��8cn  TRAVEL SPECIAL  Help ui support your lavourite  charily. Book your holiday or business trips with Bill ol Incentive  Travel and we will donate 50% of  the commission made on the  booking to your lavourite charity.  'When the balance is paid on the  trip, we'll issue you a refund  cheque payable to your charity.  Book with Bill ol Incentive Travel,  885-5984 or 1-921-8131. Noi valid  with any other promotion.   #10w  Our TRAVEL PLANNING LITERATURE upgrades your trip and  saves you $$$. Phone Chris.  GREAT CIRCLE TRAVEL CONSULTANTS at 885-8933.     ��9w  Up to 55% off  Latex Paints  886-8103  jibsons Cork r'lcwt  6 HP BCS diesel walking tractor  26' * 16' tillers on power take oil  come. For inlormation 886-2111 or exlras. $1,100; 4'x6' utility trailer  885-6251. ��9cn    wheels��13.885-7020.        ��6w  FOR SALE  BY OWNER  Neonex Imperial 14x70 mobili  home. Bright, spacious layout  excellent condilion, very clean  newly painted 4 renovated tealur  ing stucco ceiling with ceda  beams in living room, white walls  400 sq. It. deck. Excellent locaiior  close lo terry, in Comeau Trail!  Park (22,1416 North Road, Git  sons. Pad rent $195. 686-809!  $39,900. TFNs  1969 Buick GS Calilomia I's  match 350 Auto, Nds bodywork  otherwise mint. Swap for besl 4X4  valve $2000.886-7227       TFN  Faller. skid operator, etc. Trade for  excavator or backhoe work, 885-  7518. ��8w  FORST POTTERY  Open 11-4 Wed-Sat. Large selection of pottery. 1040 Chamberlin  Rd., Gibsons. I9cn  Love to sing? Want to leam? Join  the multigeneration ROBERTS  CREEK SINGERS ages 14 and  iup. Spiritual, Jazz. Blues and  Swing. All singers welcome. Sight  reading noi required. Call Helen  886-2505. ��9w  1969 ��� 21 tt. Travel mate,  motorhome, c/w fridge, slove &  microwave. Needs work, $3500  OBO. 885-7791. #8*  R.V. PARK  Opening this spring. Call now to  reserve your space! Long term and  short term rales available. Phone  886-9764 lor more inlormation or  cell* 1-220-1526. TFNs  9.Appliances  Fridge, $250; slove, $150; both In  good cond. 885-7634.        ��8cn  Fridge, harvest gold, $75. 865-  2342. ��9cn  McClary electric stove, good cond.,  $100.885-3132.885-3994 eves.  ���9cn  Electric commercial dryer, $100  OBO. 886-3573. #8w  Large horizontal deep-freeze,  $250. storage for fish. game, beet,  885-9645 alter 5 pm. ��8cn  Kenmore portable dishwasher,  Harvest Gold. Exc. cond., $250.  685-7551. ��8cn  7.5 cubic loot Ireezer, $150 OBO,  683-9126. ��10cn  30' Admiral electric range, almond,  $195,885-2896. ��8w  Beautiful white 17 cu. ft. 2 dr. FF,  $579; Admiral white 15 cu. tl. 2 dr.  FF. $399; McClary. Moffat Ken-  mote HD dryers. $799-$249; Inglis  Liberator 3 cyl., 2 sp., $369; Ken-  more 2 sp., 3 cyl.. auto. port, dryer  (120V). $169; Kenmore builtin DW  top of line in super shape,  almond/while, $279; Kenmore 3  cyl.. 2 sp.'rebuilt washer HD, $329:  and more, all record, w/90 days lo  2 yrs. warranty parts and labour.  Ph. Norseman ��� Bpm 885-7897 or  Comer Cupboard 885- 4434.  I9W  tVathiib  SERVED  FAMILY STYLH  SINCE 1868  rhoao l.umiiia W;ul.m<  I'liiJual. yuu K'lns'inivr  Y.mill.i. v'iniuiilun, Pepper,  tni and Silvia  lisle .,1 will slant.  B. Duncan  Gibsons  HHS<s*(rt  III ���22113  Older trailer or bus, reasonable,  885-7228. ��9cn  Refrigerator t 24' stove in excellent cond., almond/white/bone.  Call 886-3601, between 8-10 am.  Wen  Free - 20 containers to ship donalions to orphans school in Uganda.  Also any items lor the school -  manual typewriters, books, childrens toys, lighl clothing, shoes,  games, puzzles. Any type ol science equipment. For more into:  Norma Hodge 886-4641 oi Carol  Fisher 885-7293. We will pick up  donations. now  Older mobile home or bus for work  shop, inexpensive. 865-7228 ��9cn  Female roommate lo share house  - Mar. 1, $350 Including utilities.  885-5784. I8w  Modern wooden dining room suite  and entertainment centre. Also set  of workout weights. 885-2790 ��8w  Printer for Mac computer (reasonable) 886-2622 (ask lor Sue)TFNs  Dining room sel. solid wood, laminate top, $200 OBO. 886-8069.  ��9cn  Wooden dining room table, 6  chairs, $500 OBO. 885-2790��10w  While table wilh leaves, portable  dishwasher $100 each. 886-8916.  ��9w  Oak and glass colfee table, end  table, good cond. $250 pair. Musl  sell. 885-9741. I8cn  EXCELLENT CONDITION  Love seat and chair that makes  inio double bed, canvas colour,  natural pine but could be stained lo  match, 886-8558. TFNs  Dining room sel. $275. $500;  waterbed. $180; garburalor, new.  $200; coflee/end tables, $100,  $180; various chairs/rockers Irom  $25; cast iron bar stools, $40;  stereo cabinet, $75. Can be seen  at Gibsons U-Lock, 1023 Venture  Way. 686-6460. Consignments  Welcome I8w  3 pee. wall unit, oak tinish, exc.  cond.. $900 or $350 each. 886-  3103. #8w  Great Christmas present ��� antique  Dutch wall clock, copper lace and  weights, sun and mcon plate,  $600.886-7307. ss  A bike lo nowhere (exercise), 886-  7419. ��9cn  Antique sofa and chairs, $500;  dishwasher. $60; tall hutch, $60;  single bed frame, $15; Raltan  couch 1 coffee table, $75; crib  mattress, new, $30; h ighchair,  $25; TV stand, $10.886-7478.  ��9w  SCREENED  TOP SOIL-GRAVELS  Fill. Sand, big or small loads. Doug  885-5070 Mw  Cupboard, charming shaker style,  solid pine, unfinished, $450. 886-  9665. TFNs  Hy Fy Nova windsurier, $600.886-  3623. (10w  Seasoned firewood, $55 for good  1/2 cord loads. 8850737.   ��10w  Marine slove, $250; TV, $100; 9'  tablesaw. $150: complete exercise  station, $250: tent, $100; 3/6' else,  drill, jigsaw telescope. 886.3337.  now  Hoppy's quality mushroorr  manure, bark mulch, screened. 11  yrs. continuous sennce. 885-2592.  865-0621. ��9w  Lg. GE F/F fridge; builtin sell  cleaning GE wall oven (black);  builtin GE microwave (black); Jen-  rvair cooktop w/grill, $150 ea. All in  very good cond. Cast iron brown  enamel finish. 2 bowl kilchen sink,  $35. Various size custom built  solid wood cupboard doors and  drawers. Phone 885-3523.   I9w  One olfice desk, $35; cheslerlield,  $35; lazy-boy armchair, $25.886-  2543. I9w  Wanled: Computer with HO Also,  sewing machine. 886-3673. ItOw  Landscaping ties. 7 in.x9 m.x8 It,  $10 ea. Rob 885-7511.      ��8cn  For winemakmg ��� crusher, press  and 5 gal. carboys. 883.2353.  now  Carnage/stroller. $45; cnb 4 mattress, used once. $80; coin t  stamp collection; Men's scuba  gear 686-4670. llOw  Ladies gorgeous 16 pt. diamond  solitaire ring, $300 OBO. 886-  3673. *8cn  Compiele black S white darkroom  outtit. incl. wel sink. $350. 886-  3819. nOcn  Technic 2 speaker 12 wt. AMP  tuner record player, dual stereo  cassette, almost new, $500 OBO.  886-7018. HOcn  FIREWOOD  Stock up lor next year and save  money. 886-4899. nOcn  House plant care demonstration,  Saturday, Feb. 20 at 11 am and 2  pm. Call for details. Chamberlin  Gardens 886-9889 IBcn  Free Dog - Golden Lab, Golden  Rel. X tree to give away to a good  home. He is 7 yrs. young with a  good disposition. Loves people,  kids and water. H you love dogs,  this is the dog for youi Call 886-  4697. ��10cn  Solid oak table and chairs; while Coldspot bar Iridge, as new, $150  leather jackei and skirl; brown ijfm; 35- round pedestal maple  leather jacket; 886-0190.     ��9w    table. $150 firm. 886-9484. *10cn  Double bed, boxspring mattress,  headboard and Irame, $125; single  bed complete. $50; Pioneer chain-  saw, 24: bar, rebuilt, $250; Stihl  chainsaw S10,20' bar, $150.885-  6772. I9w  Beige sectional sola, exc. cond.,  $600; single bed, $30 Call 886-  3783. 19*  Weight lifting set incl. bench */leg  extension, barbells I weights,  $125 OBO; shower doors complete assembly, $65 OBO. 886-  8836. HOcn  HYDRO POLES  BC Hydro approved, all sizes. Call  W.D. Excavating lot inlormation.  886-9764 or cell 1 -220-1526-TFNs  __m_____________________tl___t_________m_____m_^____^g_^_______\_m_____,  ....  -._._._.-_...-_._._^_^_u._i__._.mm_-_>___-_-_._._:_:_.,- ___.���,_._._���_���_���:_;-_. Take Advantage of our Netv Classified Ad Special  Run your classified ad 6 times  and pay for only 2 times!  ~~~~eM_^_u _~_w9~f9n*M_u_tm RW~~~w_t_w_^_B tee_*~~~_wtw_w_e _\~_tl.  Coast News, February ll,   ito i**  ^ISA Coast News (Monday)  WmWmi\      Classified Deadline:  NOON FRIDAY  Gibsons &  Sechelt Offices  21. For Sale  21. For Sale  23. Autos  23. Autos  25. Campers 1 26. Marine  27. Mobile Homes  308 Savage, new, $400; rowing  machine, $120; mounlain bike.  885-4816. HOcn  42' ceiling Ian, 3 lights, 3 spd., as  new, $60; Iwo new Colonist interior  doors, 30', $75 lor bolh; fireplace  wood holder, 4 pc. hammered  black steel fireplace set. $25.885-  0159 or 886-0043. i10cn  LOOKING  FOR  SPECIAL  HELP?  NORTH  VANCOUVER  ���  CAMPBELL  RIVER  ���  MERRIT  $195  IT PAYS  TO SPREAD  THE WORD  ROYAL ALBERT CHINA  and  ROYAL DOULTON  FIGURINES  at competitive prices.  Exclusive Dealer  SECHELT HARDWARE  ���15-2171  Open 7 days a Wasafc  Hohner piano accordian, Bushnell  microscope, Durst enlarge', Elmo  projector and camera, Polaroid  cameras, print copier, micro 723  radio-cassette player, dual mat  viewer, Argus 570 slide projector,  outdoor speakers, 885-3313.��8cn  Two fibreglass 20'xB' containers,  $2000 each; polished lacing stone  lor floors, hearths, etc., $15 sq. tt.  685-5448. *6cn  SUNCO  AIERIALS  Daaoia / Windosva / lighling  Plumbing / KUchan & Bnttiioon,  Fialaiioaatc .  MsirounsroitfoiicAU  ���ss-saav  5653 VVIiaiil Rd., Saachflll  BECYCLE a*. SAVE  Tent trailer, $450; propane water  heatei with shower fittings S sink,  outside use only, $50; TV antenna,  $10; 8' camper with rot, $100; Lin-  dal window, taper 72x72x40, $50:  natural gas 2 burner stove for  boat, $75; wringer washer &  couch, FREE. 685-0831.   nOcn  4000 watl Coleman elec. generator. Easy pull slan, new, $875.  947-2866. ��10cn  New mirrored bypass closel doors,  4 It. opening, heavy gauge. 2  pairs, $270.885-6405.     nOcn  11 HP Sears ride-on mower, 36:  deck. 865-3546. ��10cn  120 Sachs Dcttnar chainsa;, wood  shaper t bils; CD ghetto blaster;  CD car stereo; cassette car stereo;  car speakers; 1978 Ford 1 ton  cube truck; Ford 6 cyl. motor;  Texas Instruments TI/5150 adding  machine. Russ 885-3435.  HOcn  BROCK WOOD COOK STOVE  6 burners, c/w copper water lacket.  Good cond. $500.886-9526.  ���Ben  Anlique rocking chair. $100, mini-  washer/spin dryer, $50; Fire  bricks. $1 ea.; lurqoise leather  hides, 2/24 sq It. $75 ea.; yarn on  cones tor machine knitters. 1/2  price; 4 drawer tiling cabinet tor  sewing patlerns. 30wX42hX25,  $150 OBO. 886-7659.        ��6w  1/2 cord lirewood, kept in garage 6  years, u-pick up, $30; Vilas maple  settee, mint condriion, spnng-lilled,  $400 (we need Ihe space); 14 tins  O/B motor oil, paid $2,50 per tin, 9  tins car motor oil, all lor $1 per tin.  886-2073. Lower Gibsons.  IBcn  1 pair Raichle boots, size 10; 1  pair Volkl competition skis, 210  cm, Salomon 747 bindings. All  equip, in exc. cond. 886-9196.  Men  Tandy 1000SX upgraded to 640 K,  20 meg hard drive, colour monilor,  some software. $500 lirm. Judy  885-3126.       Men  For Sale ��� Hansen Weatherport  insulated vinyl Ouanset Hui. 30' by  15', easily transportable. Use lor  storage, workshop, boathouse,  etc., $3500.886-7615.     ��10cn  Cheslerlield and chair set, $100;  washer, $100; exercise bike, $50.  B86-7774. Men  Color/BW TVs, bookshelt, couch,  lazy chair, kilchen set, mirror  dresser, bed, home stereo, oilers.  866-7559. "Ben  Canopy tor tull size P/U, $60.885-  2948. ��8w  Calloway irons, 3 thru wedge,  $500 OBO. 886-0918.        Mw  Firewood Iree delivery, 16" split Iir,  $110 lull cord. 886-9372.     IBw  Children's picnic table. $23; cedar  wheelbarrow planters, $8 and $18.  885-3285. ss  Cross country skis, size 9, besl  Oder. 885-9033. ��7w  TOPSOIL  Screened top soil at reasonable  rates. W.D. Excavating, 886-9764  or Cell. #1-220-1528.        TFNs  '88 Woodmizer 40HD bandsaw  mill. Trailer pkg - 550 hrs, lap siding attach., carriage cover, aulo  grinder, tooth seller, misc. spare  parts. $22,000 OBO. 886-3001 ss  6' blue couch, $55; ladies ski  toots, 886-3457. SS  Wanted: Printer lor Mac computer  (reasonable) 686-2622 (Ask lor  Sue) TFNs  Airco Gas lurnace Good cond.  $315 885-5276 SS  Power saws, drills, smoker,  portable electric generator, skill  saw, miscellaneous hand tools.  885-2758. Mw  3 pee. bath, right-hand lub, blue,  $100,886-7076. Mw  8 HP BCS diesel walking tractor,  26'x16' tillers on power takeoff.  Extras $1100; 4'x6'utility trailer,  wheels 113.885-7020.       IBw  Children's picnic table, $23; cedar  wheelbarrow planters $6 and $18.  885-3285. ss  AGED HORSE MANURE  $20 pickup load or 2 loads/$30.  Roberts Creek 885-9969.    TFN  Super-6 or regular-8 movie camera and projector, also screen tripod arid light, $125.886-9420.  TFN  GOOD HAY  K.Mimale Delivered  Straw $5.00*ale  Call Between 12-1pm  885-9357  TFN  1961 Honda Civic 4 dr., 1400,  10,000 kms. on complete rebuild,  great lor parts, $250 OBO or  WHY. 886-7647. #10cn  '90 Honda Prelude, exc. shape, 3  yr. + warranty, $15,000 OBO. 885-  0866. now  1977 GMC Suburban; 1977 Cadillac Sedan, $750 ea. 885-3887.  now  1991 Mercury Cougar, auto., air,  power, white, exc. cond., 35,000  kms, $17,000.886-3623.       ss  1984 Cadillac black tormal 7 pass,  limo. Clean, second owner, no  divider, no rool, otherwise lully  loaded. $6995. 886-3331 Nathan  844-8757. #10*  19B1 Trans Am, turbo, A/C, T-roof,  $3000.885-7196. ��10w  1976 Mustang, dk. blue, runs well,  must sell, $990.886-7209. niw  1976 Chevy Malibu, 4 dr., $750  OBO. Good cond. 686-9557. ��10w  ���85 TEMPO GL  2-dr. 4 cyl. 5 spd. PS/PB, pulse  slereo, 135 km, clean, $2250  OBO. 886-7227. HOcn  1991 Olds Quad 442, immaculate  35 MPG, asking $9700.883-1177.  ttOcn  Looking for good body for my 318  motor up to $200, or selling motor  for same, has 15.000 miles. Al  885-9011 eves. f10cn  1984 Buick Regal, grey, 2 dr., 305.  PS/PB/PW, console, bucket seats,  AM/FM slereo, new coils, shocks,  biakes, starter, battery, Iront tires;  193,000 hwy. kms., nice looking  car, $3950.8856344.      #10cn  CEDAR SHAKES ".LUMBER,any  size. Will custom cut. 885-2138  01885-5601. TFN  Parker ��� Hole 30.06,3x9 Bushnell  scope. Martin 444s Winchester,  Queen size waleibed, Bentwood  rocker. 685-5467. ss  SATELLITE SALES  Green Onion Earth Station  884-5240  TFN  2? He.ivy  Equipment  1977 JD 410 backhoe, good working condriion, $10,800 OBO. 686-  7372 or 885-5730. ss  WANTED:  AIDER AND MAPLE  SAWIOGS  GRAEME FITCH  946-9878  220*6472  NORVKHMDWOOM  '85 Lada, 5 spd, 105,000 kms.  Needs new clutch, drive away,  motor is sound. Asking $500.686-  4821.       IIBai  1966 Dodge Caravan 5 passenger, new tiies, exc. cond., $5900.  886-3574.       Men  Discover BC's backroads -1900  Jeep Sahaia YJ, exc. cond.,  $14,000; 6 cyl/solt lop/alloy,  wheels. 40,000 kms. Call Geoff  886-4290. Mw  1984 Honda Civic, 5 spd., new  tires, gd. cond., $2200.885-0851.  ��9w  Excellent Price 74 Chrysler New  Yorker, 4 dr., V8, lully loaded, original 102,000 kms. 886-9500. TFN  1985 Subaru 4X4 station wagon,  110.000 miles, exc. cond., $3750.  886-3541.  WW  1980 Monte, new tires, new  shocks, VB. black/white interior,  $1600 OBO. 885-0717.      KBcn  TOTAL  CLEAROUT  All vehicles  must be sold  $150 -$4.9����t���  MIKE PLIMLEY  CENTURION AUTO  5645 Whart Rd. Satholl  885-4004  |VESTER INTERIORS]  a Project ManogeitM  ��� Drafting ServKM  . Paper Hanging  ��� Carpentry  BILL 886-3463  1989 Sprint, like new, true kms 2,  660, $4,995 trim. 686-2789. Men  ���80 Toyola Corona, LE, 4 dr., 5 sp.,  $1000 OBO. 885-7105.     ��10��  1981 Oldsmobile, gd. cond., lamily  car, $1500 or any trade except  cars. 685-3546. ��10cn  '82 Toyola Corolla Stn. Wagon, 4  cyl., 5 sp., $500.886-7951.  Mw  Estate sale: 1976 Mercury Grand  Marquis automatic, good cond., no  rust, good tires, $1500.885-2342.  ���901  '84 Renault 5GTL  New clutch and tires with sunrool,  $1500 OBO, 666-2750.      Men  '86 Dodge Lancer, 4 dr, 5 spd,  Am/FM, very clean, $4995 or  trade. 886-2111 or 886-7520.TFN  1990 Nissan Maxima SE, leather,  auto, air, etc, 50,000 km. 686-9785  (alter 5 pm). Men  1984 Coll, std, mechanically perfect, one owner, $1400 OBO. 8B5-  7535. ��9cn  VW Dune Buggy, awesome,  $1000 OBO. 885-5443.      ��9cn  1986 Honda CRX, 5 spd, low kms,  excellent condition, extra racing  mags and tires, $6300 OBO or  trade lor Bronco or Blazer, 885-  4740. ��Bw  CENTERUNE PERFORMANCE  Now wrecking  1979 Camaro LT  1980 Grenada 4 dr  886-211101885-6251  MO)  79 Corolla, white, auto, 2 dr, runs  well, $650.886-2019.        ��9cn  78 Bunk Regal V-8, aulo, tilt,  cruise, AM/FM, exc. cond., $1800  OBO. 866-4577 days, 886-0116  eves. ss  1974 Lincrln Continental Mark 4,  good cond., musl sell, $2000  OBO. 885-0175. Men  19B7 Camry Le Sedan, AM/FM  cassette, power-package, tule-  rack, $8600.886-7074.      Men  1976 Plymouth Volare, slant six,  auto. One owner, exc. cond.,  57,000 miles, $650.886-2981.  Men  79 Ford sin. wagon, V6 auto.,  good running cond., $475. 886-  9372.   1986 Ford Mercury 2 dr., 8 cyl., air  cond., exc. cond., low mileage,  $5000 OBO. 883-2512. SS  1979 Dodge Sapporo, $800 OBO.  885-3844. Mw  '85 Chevy Citation 4 dr. hatchback,  6cyl.,$1900OBO.886-3107.#Bw  1967 Nissan Centra, 2 dr. sports  w/sunrool, good running order,  some rust. $2500 OBO. 885-7791.  Mw  CHEAP! FB1AJ.S. SEIZED  B9Mercedes $200  B6VW $50  87 MERCEDES $100  65 MUSTANG $50  Choose Irom thousands starting  $50. 24 Hour Hotline. 801-379-  2935 Copyright ��BC010410��12cn  1985 Fiero GT, 6 cyl., 4 sp., runs  great, $2500.666-7484.        SS  1975 Dodge Valiant 4 dr. auto.,  good transportation, asking $650  OBO. 885-2557. Mw  1980 Corolla wagon, auto., exc.  cond., $1500 lirm. 865-7020. Mw  75 Dodge Dan, good parts car,  runs good. Ralley wheels, 318,  new battery, $375 OBO. 686-9047.  Mw  1986 Honda CRX, 5 sp., low KMs,  exc. cond., extra racing mags _  tires,, $6300 OBO or trade for  Bronco or Blazer. 885-4740. Mw  79FordF-100,3X6cyf,auto.,4  new tres, $699.886-9500.     ss  1986 Mazda Cab-plus. Beautilul  little truck, $4800.863-2329.   SS  1985 Nissan, no rusl, needs battery, tune-up, $500.8850737.  ���10w  1971 International 5 ton, 18 tl. van,  PTG and diesel engine, $2500.  885-7198. ��10w  1981 Ford F150, auto., 6 cyl.,  $1200060 883-2228.      ItOw  '65 Merc, milk van, 300 6 cyl.,  $750 OBO. 886-2565.      HOcn  1977 F250. excellent runner,  $1500060.885-5443.      Men  1961 Ford Courier, w/Mazda  engine, lor parts, besl otler. Rob  685-5308 Mw  ���80 GMC P/U, with canopy, $1900.  886-7106 eves. Men  1984 Chev Silverado Suburban  4X4, auto., loaded, exc. cond.,  $6500. Phone eves. 8866967.  ���10w  1981 Dodge Van, ex-BCTet.;1980  GMC P/U with canopy. Phone  685-5173. Men  Canopy, aluminum, lor small P/U.  excellent cond., $200. Call Mike  886-9569. ��10w  '84 Chev Custom Dlx. P/U on  propane. 305 cu. in., $3200; 250  gal. luel oil tank, $100 OBO  (empty). 886-2826.  79 Foid F150, rusty, running n  sonable. $500. Alt. 5pm 686-0039.  now  1975 GMC 3/4 Ion P/U. Strong  350 VB, some rust, runs well,  AM/FM cassette. $1150 OBO.  883-9961,885-0300. ��8cn  '77 GMC Van, auto,.asking $595.  686-0240. Mw  1981 Ford Courier w/Mazda  engine lor parts, besl oiler. Rob  865-5308. Mw  79 S-100 Ford P/U, 6 cyl aulo,  new tires, good work Iruck. $699.  ss  78 Chevrolet P/U, good work  truck, some rust, asking $1000.  8864821. Men  'Fiber Mold' canopy, white, suit  small truck. $250.885-0717. HScn  37' 5th wheel, very comfortable 12 tt. aluminum boal w/outboard,  accomm. while building your home 7.5 Evinrude, low hours, $900.  or travel. $7800.886-2461. Men    8856009. Men  Older 10 It.x47 It. mobile home -  solid, liveable shape, $3600.1-  2536593. H'Ow  138 Scamper 5th Wheel, 24 It., exc.  cond., lully loaded, $13,000 OBO.  886-4949 or 886-2611. SS  7 ft. import camper, gd. cond.,  $1500. Available with 1985 Toyota  long box PU, $4000/pair, only 1  owner. 886-7951. niw  1991 Northern lighl dlx camper 9',  fridge, stove, toilet and shower  $7500.885-7810 TFN  1975 GMC camper van. Good  lires, 6 cyl. auto. $1000 OBO. 883-  9979 ss  79 Frontier Van - air, Hush toilet.  shower, lurnace. 3-way fridge, low  miles. Ford 460 lor lowing, exc.  cond., $9750 OBO 886-2551 J10w  1971 ��� 21 ft. Skylark trailer, exc.  cond., new upholstery & blinds,  $4500.886-3317. ��10w  1976 Dodge camperized van,  auto, p/s,p/b, cruise, rear bed. cupboards, icebox, sink. $1,500. 318  eng. 886-2512SS15' Aristocat. sink,  Iridge, stove, lurnace. Sleeps 6.  Clean unit. $1500 OBO. 8856066.  ��9cn  ���91 ftjtchman 5th wheel, 26 ft. 11".  Fully loaded, like new, immac.  cond. Call Brad or Connie 886-  0446 ss  6 ft. Galaxy camper, loading jacks,  $450.8850737. ��10w  16 It. Lund 9.9 Suzuki, trailer,  $2000; 20 tt. sleel workboat, 307  Chev, velvet drive, Phone tor more  into 886-2565. ��10cn  24 ft. C licence, $3500 or otters.  883-9555. ��9w  12 tt. Miro-craft boat, steering, 15  Johnson motor, $2000.885-7780.  Mw  Ranger 22. VHF 5 sails, very last,  sleeps 4. Gary Mull design $4200.  886-3490, 1-977-7349 toll-lree  pager. ss  Coronado 15. trailer, similar to  Laser, nice boat $1600.886-3490,  1-977-7349 loll-lree pager,     ss  San Juan 24, VHF, dry sailed,  fresh water. 7.5 Honda, exc. cond.,  stove, porla-potti, $7900. 686-  3490,1-977-7349 loll-lree pager.  ss  Hobie Cat 16 sailboat, ttailer. nice  boat, ��$1700. 886-3490. t-977-  7349 toll-lree pager. ss  Good 12 It. aluminum boat $600 or  trade? 685-7167 ss  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-30-40-50-70 HP 1991-1992  Evinrudes. Excellent condition.  Lowe's Resort, 663-2456.    TFN  Yes! There is a reliable local propeller repair service. 865-5278.  TFN  24' Reinell cabin cruiser, exc.  shape, $5200 OBO. 886-8101  between 6 ��� 5 or 8866616 eves.  TFN  12 It. aluminum boat $600, 885-  7167. ss  19 It. Sealoner Volvo Penta  Calkins trailer needs exhausl manifold, $3500.886-3457. ss  SECHELT MARINE  SURVEYS LTD.  captain Bill Murray  M.C.MMC.   M.N,A.MS  MA.BYC   a Marine  Surveyors and Consultants  27.Mobile Homes  REDUCED 19B7 S15 2WD Jimmy, privacy  1983 Buick Sky Hawk, 2 dr, 2.0L, glass, PS/PB, aulo,, tilt, Sony  4 cyl, 5 spd manual, $1450 $995 stereo, new exhaust, asking  OBO. 886.9500 anytime.       ss $6800.886-7800. ss  T-BIRD  '86 Thunderbird, low kms, lady driven, non-smoker, very clean.  $5,650 OBO 886-2622 days or  8860971 eves. TFNs  1982 Mercury Zephyr, running  cond., needs work, $375. 886-  9372 ss  Good selection used tires, wheels,  Chevette; Honda Accord parts.  8854004 ss  77 Pontiac Lemans, exc. cond.,  $900 OBO. 886-3648 SS  1974 Datsun 2602 alpine stereo,  mags, spinner hubs, Pirelli tires,  new brakes, exc. shape $3500  OBO 886-7378 ss  '68 Mercury Topaz, like new,  $5500.886-2833 or 686-7484. SS  1973 Super Beetle, $2500 OBO.  683-9234.      SS  1980 Camaro 305 auto., T-Tops,  Rally rims, $2600. 885-7113. ss  1976 New Yorker, A-1 cond., low  mileage $900 OBO 886-9025 ss  Used Camaro T-Top, $495 lor the  set, with covers, 886-9500 anytime. ��  1974 Oldsmobile, new brakes and  exhausl. Mechanically sound,  $900 OBO. 885-1943. SS  1988 Ford Taurus, am/lm, Ac V6,  auto/od. 4 door, exc. cond. $6,495.  866-7520 ot886-2111. SS  1979 Cadillac Seville baby blue,  int/ext., rebuilt engine - transmission. Pnced to sell $3850 Call 886-  8510 after 6:00 pm. ss  1978 International Seoul, lots ot  rust but runs great, $600 OBO.  Y van 685-9321. TFN  1961 Ford Bronco 4x4, needs  some work. Some rust, $1500  OBO. 885-9223. Men  1988 Chev S.10 Tahoe. Immaculate, low k's, also canopy fits S.10  longbox. 883-2297. SS  OTUXaLORD TRUCKS! 1100  86     BRONCO $50  91     BLAZER $150  77 JEEP CJ  $50  Seized Vans, 4x4's, Boats.  Choose Irom thousands starting  S50.-24 Hour Hotline.801-379-  2935 Copyright IBC104KK ��20cn  1988 Bronco II 4x4, greal in snow,  V6 AT, exc. cond., new brakes,  exhaust. $8500 OBO 886-2031.88  1991 Chev S-10, 4 cyl., 5 spd.,  10,500 kms., alum, box liner, no  GST. Days 886-3005.        TFN  Big block Ford propane system  w/lank, $1000. 686-3005 8am-  5pm. TFN  1976 Chev Silverado PU, blown  motor, whole or parts. 8864714.  Mw  Toyota 4 runner, loaded 4 wheel  drive, 5 sp., $10,500.685-7738.  Mw  1970 4x4 40' mudders, runs good.  886-7484. SS  '69 3 ton Chev, tlatdeck, 5*2  tranny, new Iront tires, needs  inspection. $3250.886-3001. sa  Full size 1990 Dodge van, V6  auto, $8500.8866301 ss  13 ft. inflatable 30 HP Evinrude  plus trailer, loads ol extras; 16 tt.  inflatable good shape. 886-3655.  I10w  40 ton Skippers license. Fisherman 2, 3 and 4. Walchkeepers  ticket. 886-2628. Mw  23 tt. Sabrecralt 165 I/O Merc, 20  aux. depth sounder, head, stove,  $9500.885-3784. SS  24.5 Cabin Cruiser, new  Merc motor and leg, head propane  stove, sleeps 4, rear glassed in,  $6200.883-9253. SS  Boat trailer for herring skill or large  boat, $800,883-2107. ss  115 Merc 4 cyl. O/B. S2500; 50  Merc O/B, $1500.686-3005,8am-  5pm.  TFN  21 tt. boat, new canvas, walk  through windshield, 350 high performance inboard, $4800; 13 ft.  aluminum, trailer, 20 HP Merc,  else, start, marine battery, $1650.  May take PU or Van, 3/4 ton. 685-  7738. Mw  Wanted: Trailer lor 21' Grew  inboard, outboard. 885-7594.Mcn  16' Double Eagle in excellent  working order. Loaded with  options. $3900.886-2736.  FOR SALE  BY OWNER  Neonex Imperial 14x70 mobile  home. Bright, spacious layout,  excellent condition, very clean,  newly painled 1 renovaled featuring stucco ceiling with cedar  beams in living room, while walls,  400 sq. It. deck. Excellent localion,  close to lerry, in Comeau Trailer  Park 122,1416 North Road, Gibsons. Pad rent $195. 886-8095.  $39,900. TFNs  1973 Leader 12x60, two bdrm.  mobile wilh two appliances. In  S.C.M.P. New rool, carpeting,  10x16 deck, newly decorated >  landscaped. $26,900.886-7611.  I10w  $41,900  Buys this dean 2 yr. old, 2 bdim.  14 wide on large pad in lam. pk.  New covered deck, shed, 2 appl. 1  drapes. Close to shopping. Call  Nick to view 865-6340 Valley  Pacific. Men  2 bdrms, Iridge, slove, $14,900.  8850604. Men  PLEASE COMPARE  $33,900  Dlx 938 sq. ft. home, lots of  options included. FOB. Only 2 Wt.  Must have own location. 597-3322.  1980 Highwood 14x70 mobile for  removal. 3 bdrms., large master  has bay window and ensuite with  garden soaker tub - circle kitchen  with maple cabinets - live appliances, Venetians throughout,  $29,900. Karen 6856412.     ss  28  Motorcycles  '86 RM-125, excellenl condition,  comes with some accessories.  Priced to go. $1150 OBO. 886-  0405 Men  Men's leather jacket, gloves and  helmet. $300.8866074.    ��10w  '91 CR 250, exc. cond., just put  $2000 into motor and suspension,  Renthal handle bars, Wiseco pis-  Ion, Boyeseen reeds, $3000 OBO.  886-2572 or 866-7306.       Men  1974 Norton 850 Comando, vety  good condilion, low mileage,  $3000.8856009. Men  1990 Honda 4 Tiax. 350 cc, low  hrs., low behind ��� trailer and  chains. Greal lor hunting and fishing, $4750 OBO. 886-9047. I8w  1992 Kawasaki Ninja ZX 600,  $5000.6866996. ss  '86 Honda Aspencade, exc. cond.,  garage kept, $5500.886-9595.  1981 Honda CB650 custom,  immaculate 25,600 original K's,  $1250 OBO. 886-7378. ss  1985 Kawasaki Ninja like new,  otters. 8866622. ss  29.Wanted  to rent  Accommodation for a couple for  one day per week ��� Mondays - in  lower Gibsons. 885-5552.   Men  Responsible local family desperately seeks 2-3 bdrm. house to  rent in Hallmoon Bay. Phone days  685-7927 eves. 8866384. I10w  Small house or suite w/yard for  young family. Reasonably priced  lor March 1 or ASAP. 8860409.  ���10w  Responsible young lamily looking  lo rent a 3 bdrm. home oi duplex  between Rbts. Ck. and Langdale,  occupancy Mar. 15, $500-$700  range. Call 886-4697.      HOcn  Couple with trained kitten seeks  suitable accommodation, March  1st. 8867559. ��8cn  Now working in Sechelt, need to  find 2 bdrm home at reasonable  rent. 8860166. Men  ADVERTISING  FORTENANCY  British Columbia legislation prohibits advertising which discriminates in the rental of property.  For example a person who  stipulates 'No Children' as a  condition ol rental would be in  violation ol the Family Status and  the Human Rights Ads. The  landlord who places the advertise-  ment and the newspaper which  publishes it would both be in  contravention ol the legislation  and could have a complaint Ned  against them. The Coast News  will therefore not accept such  discriminatory ads.  1 bdim. ground level, garden, view  apt., central Gibsons. $395.255-  7518. Mw  1971 LandRover ��� 88 complelely igss Chev. Cheyenne 1/2 ton  rebuilt. Otters.. PTO Avail. 883- pick-up, 4.3 litre V6, PS/PB,  2669 ss 61,000 km., box mat, toolbox,  ~      - $6700. 885-2836,885-7413   ss  1975 Triumph TR7, excellent condition, new dual exhaust, radial fa  low profile tires. Sacrifice $3600 or  trade up or down lor lamily size  car or 11 tt. camper. 885-9068. ss  ���66 Pontiac 6000 AC 4 cyl, F/inj,  great mileage. Exc. cond. $4500.  886-7150. ss  77 Chevy Nomad, deluxe window  van, peris. 885-5102. ss  1981 Fort F250,4x4 with rock box  $5500.886-4599. ss  1980 F-150 302 cu. in. reliable  truck, $1250.886-9273.     Men  1971 VW van, camperized, $300  OBO or W.H.Y. 886-7647. ��10cn  77 Ford 250, 3/4 ton, exc. cond.,  $795.886373a HOcn  1979 \T Boler Ttailer. All amenities, sleeps 5. $6200.886-7074  Men  1992 Prowler 19 ft., used only 2  weeks, immac. cond., $13,500.  8854194. nOcn  7 1/2 It. Okanagan campei for  smaller truck, $2300 OBO. 886-  996B- \rWi  whon you  pay for 2 Ineorilone  AU classifieds musl be  pre-paid belore insertion  FOR ONE INSERTION  In either lha Monday at Wsekendsr  Edition. Up to 10 words; 25 cent*.  fat each additional word.  Fin: Losl, Found I Frit  Sure Soil Cloeelflode  $17 up to 10 words  $ I each additional word  Your ad, telling one item, wilt run 4 consecutive weeks  then will be canceled unless you instruct us to renew it  by cbssrfied deadline ��� Nor available for comrrmrdal adv*rti_��rs  Coast News  CLASSIFIED DEADLINES:  Monday Idltlon W*ok*nd*r  NOON FRIDAY NOON TUISDAY  Gibsons 886*2622 Sechelt 885 3930 20  Coast News, February 22, 1993  i  Take Adz>antage of our Nezv Classified Ad Special  Run your classified ad 6 times  and pay for only 2 times!  VISA  ^^^^ffi  Coast News (Monday)  Classified Deadline:  NOON FRIDAY  Gibsons &  Sechelt Offices  31. For Rent  B00THILL RANCH  RVPAAK  Will be opening this spnng. Hydro,  sewer, cable, phone & a view1 Call  now to reserve a spot. Long term  and short term rates avail. 886-  9764 or cell 1 -220-1526.    TFNs  31. For Rent  31. For Renl  1 bdrm. suile, S325/mo. plus  hydro. 883-2661. ��10cn  Waterfront House tor Rent near  Langdale Ferry Terminal. 1 large  bdrm., 1 small bdrm.. suitable tor  couple. FP. elec. heal, lurnished,  appis.. bedding, dishes, etc. Avail.  Feb. 15 thru June 30. $500/mo.  plus utils. 886-2089.        ��10cn  Quiel room in new house, cooking  facilities, suit male 886-2164.  ���10cn  Brand New1 Close lo lerry. 3  bdrm., 2 1/2 oath, 5 appis., FP, 2  car garage, no pets. rets.. $1000  886-4567 or 1-986-7552    mocn  Small 2 bdrm. turn, collage in  Rbls. Ck on quiel acreage 886-  8836. nOcn  Gibsons ��� Avail. Apnl 1, nice 3  bdrm. home on 5 acres, near terry,  otl North Rd. Incl. FP, W/D. dishwasher & exlra siorage shed.  $650. Pets 8 kids welcome. Call  Mark 1-944-7560. HOcn  Large 3 bdrm, duplex, lower Gibsons, no pets, rets., avail, now,  SBOO/mo. 8866529.        ��10cn  Fern, adult student seeks roommate lor 2 bdrm. apl. lower Gibsons, N/S, mature. Avail, now or  Mar. 1, $290 plus hydro. 886-  2285. nOcn  Execulive home, 5 bdrms., 3  balhs, Gorgeous view. Nanny  suite. Close to terry & shopping.  Good subdivision, $l350/mo  Rets. 9260798. now  Private 1 Peaceful spacious  bright, new 2 bdrm. suite, walk to  lerry, adult onenied. N/S, no pets,  $625 incl. hydro It cable. 886-  7334. ��10w  Avail. Mar. 15, large 1 bdrm. self-  contained suite in modem subdivision. 886-7581 alt. 4pm.     IBcn  Sechelt village. 2 bdim. plus den.  5 appis.. avail. May 1 or sooner,  $725/mo. 885-0915 eves. nOcn  A bdrm. house with mew near  Secret Cove. 5 appis.. elec. heat.  2 FP, large modern kitchen, N/S.  no pets, yard unsuitable for children, $600/mo. 883-2423. nOcn  New 3 bdrm. duplex, 3 appl.. close  lo all amenities, avail. Mar. 1. No  dogs. $675.886-9854.        ��Sw  2 bdrm.house. Rbls. Ck, acieage, Gibsons, spacious 2 bdrm. ocean-  creek, avail. March 1 to June 30, view suite, 4 appl.. garage. N/S.  $500/mo. 885-4891, HOcn    $650,886-4773. (9w  Waterlront, 3 bdrm. home near  Bonniebrook. $750/mo Avail  immed 886-4557. ��9w  2 bdrm. house close lo beach.  Tuwanek. $700 988-9552 collect.  nOcn  3 bdrm.. very clean. Reed Rd..  Gibsons. Avail. Mar 1, $750/mo.  8866956. ��10cn  New 3 bdrm. apt tor renl, Hillcresl  Rd Construction is in final stages  and this beautilul. new lower  duplex should be ready lor occupancy Mar. 1 For further details  call contractor a1886-786B��10cn  Brand new 2 bdrm apl. recently  linisheo and ready lor occupancy.  Asking $600imo Oul open lor discussion Call contractor loi viewing 886-7868. nOcn  1 bdrm ground floor suite, view,  private gaiden. quiet neighbour-  hood. Selma Park. N/S, $500.  Avail. Feb. 15. 885-5288 oi 885-  9310. >9cn  2 bdrm. mam tloor. huge deck,  spectacular manna/mountain view.  Central Gibsons. $625 plus utils.  255-7518. ��9w  1 borm suite, lower Gibsons, great  view, close lo all amenities. Avail.  Mar. 1, $525/mo. To view call 88t-  7630. Men  New 3 bdrm deluxe home close tc  mall. No pels. $875. B86-2454.  Men  Close to Langdale terry terminal,  Iwo bedroom mobile home,  Comeau Trailer Park. $600, Grant  Really 886-3330. TFN  1 bdrm suite. $325/mo ��� hydro.  883-2661 Men  Selma Park: 2 bdrm trailer, trailer  park. $695/mo. 885-4514.   #9cn  2 bdrm trailer. Pender Harbour,  view, $450/mo. 885-4514, Avail.  March ��9cn  VIEW, 2 bdrm suile, 5 appl. Suil  quiel couple, NS, no pels. $725.  886-7175. ��9cn  i bdrm. suile Reed Rd., $425/mo.  includes cable. Phone eves. 886-  2265 avail. Mar. 1/93 Mw  For rent - 3 wks., bright, clean 1  bdrm. gr. lloor ste., upper Gibsons  duplex, F/P, laundry, Avail. Feb.  15. $500.2776205 >8av  -������     -   1 bdrm. apt lor renl, utils not  included, central Gibsons, $400 8  $500,886-7018. TFN  April 1. lower Gibsons - clean,  cozy, 3 bdrm. duplex, appl., F/P,  $800.948-0384. ��9w  Davis Bay, tumished 2 bdrm, apt,  avail. Feb.-May. $500. BB5-4812.  I8w  Sechell W/F 3 bdrm cottage in village. March 1. $750 885-5742  I9w  RENTAL  MANAGEMENT  Tttttts  RfALTY LTD  Don Sutherland  2 bdrm collage  Hopkins - $450  3 W/F Suites  $850 each  3 bedrm rancher  creekside $800  886-8107  Spacious, bright, new 1 bdrm.  suite Spectacular view, privale  entrance, parking,. 1 mile to lerry.  Quiet person prel. rels. req..  $525/mo. mcl. utils. 886-0026.��8w  3 bdrm trailer. Gibsons, all appliances, clean, no pets, $650/mo.  885-7511. Men  t bdrm. deluxe furnished view  suite. Patio, parking, FP, W/D.  All utils incl., $550 886-2561.  ���Sen  3 bdrm. townhouse, 1 1/2 baths,  carport, balcony, 5 appliances,  near school 4 shopping. $800/mo.  avail. March 1.8864680.    TFN  3 bdrm., 2 bath upper duplex,  Madeira Park. Wood/elec. heat,  appliances, $585/mo. Rels. 883-  9050. ��10w  Gibsons Waterlront - One bdrm.  with deck, avail. Mar. 1. $565/mg..,  886-3792, now  Small trailer, suit 1 adult. Cedars  Trailer Coud. 685-3313.      ��8cn  31. For Rent  3 bdrm house in Langdale. Full  basement, beautilul view, close to  lerry. $800/mo. Dave 886-2495  eves only. i8cn  Shared accom. $2757mo. covered  parking, laundry lacil.. close lo all  amenilies. 886-0542. ��Bcn  Gibsons, lower tloor, 2 bdrm ,  bright, close lo amenities, wash-  ei'dryer, yard. $650/mo. 1-469-  0622. #8cn  Gower Pt. Rd. Beautilul, brand  new 4 bdrm plus lott. waterlront  home. Double garage. Non-smokers, no pels. $1200.271-7783.  ��8cn  New 1 and 2 bedroom apis wilh  view. Close to shopping and transportation. Call 6864213 lo inquire.  ���Sen  1 BR new deluxe, adult oriented  townhouae. 7 appl., |acuiil.  patk), carport, clubhouse. Avail.  Feb. 15,5650/mo. B86-8076.Mcn  2 bdrm suite avail, immed. or on  Feb 15, $575. NS.no pels. 686-  4899. #8cn  View, 2000 sq. tt. on 2 levels, 3  bdrm., lamily room, 5 min, walk  Irom stores. $890 t utils. 886-  4274. now  New 3 bdrm., 2 balh, 5 appis.,  Roberts Creek near school and  goll No pets, rets., avail. Mar. 1,  $1200/mo. Call collect (604) 1-  438-4406. #10w  Room lor renl on Reed Road.  Share kilchen, balh, W/D. N/S. no  pels, avail. Mar. 1. $325 inclusive.  886-0363. IBcn  2 bdrm., south Fletcher, view, 4  appl., avail, now. $650. Dave  Austin. Sussex Rlty. BB5-3295.  ��8cn  Gibsons, lurnished bachelor apl.  available immediately. $440 885-  6009. DBcn  2 bedroom, large sundeck, carpon,  beach, Pender Harbour,  $550/month plus utilities. (604)  327-7725. ��8cn  2 bdrm suite, good condition,  $575. 7346323 or 883-2149J8cn  31. For Renl  Monthlv, Weekly, Dally  886-3343  Modem 3 bdrm. view home, Selma  Park. $85G7mo. Call B85-2240J9W  Commulers - large, bright, adult-  oriented 1 bdrm. apt. with view,  laundry & summer pool, tacilities.  Walk to lerry. Avail. Immediately.  Mw  For Renl ��� New 2 bdrm. home.  Heated garage. Mar. 15, Langdale,  $850,886-7261. ��10cn  Roommate wanted, N/S to share  comfortable basement suite,  $3t0/mo. Everything included.  Langdale 8864278. ��9w  New 3 bdrm., 2 bath, view rancher,  carport, near arena and goll, NS,  NP. $800.885-3138. Mw  1 bdrm. duplex, Sechelt Village,  $4007mo. plus utils. Avail. March 1.  885-3982. ��9w  Gibsons housekeeping rooms,  $250; sleeping room. $150. Arthur  865-9659. Men   -JJ-tt-l...,  Shared accomm. Gibsons. Call  885-2223 or 8664760 after Feb.  14. <6cn  1 bdrm. suites, waterlront, balcony, new carpels, painl, etc.,  $375,883-9177 ss  Cule 1 bdrm. house, close lo all  amenities, avail. Mar. 1.438-2484  '(colle^1 "��� *Jftr; ���  Large 4 bdrm. on acreage in  Roberls Creek. Avail. Mar. 1,  $1000.8866567. Mw  BCYCNA  aniTiSH  COLUMBIA  AND YUKON  COMMUNITY  NEWSPAPERS O  Q C  associaoon _\.y\j  BLANKET CLASSIFIEDS  These ads appear in more than IOO communily newspapers in B.C. and Yukon  and reach more than 3 million readers.  TO PLACE AN AD CALL THIS PAPER OR BCYCNA AT (604) 669-9222.  lor 25  words  $195  $3.70 each additional word  AUTO  ENGINES REBUILT Irom  $995. 5 year 100,000 kms  warranty. Bond Mechanical  serving B.C. lor 27 years.  Phone 7 days, 8 a.m. ��� 8 p.m.  (604)872-0641. Toll-lree  Mon-Fri 1-800-663-2521.  BEFORE YOU BUY a rebuilt  engine, compare quality and  service. CANADA ENGINES  LTD. IS THE BEST. Cars/  lighl Trucks Irom $995. 5 Yr.  limited warranty. 580-1050  (24 Hrs/7Days). 1 600-665-  3570.   F-250, 4X4's. Cummins Diesel, Explorers, Rangers,  Trucks. Up to $1500. cash  rebate. '0' down O.A.C. Payments Irom $189/month.  Phone Grant or Don collect  538-9778.   BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  New Engraving Machine com ���  plele with Fonts. Ideal tor  home business. Sacrifice tor  $3500. NO GST. Box 102,  Citywide Classifieds. 45 Erie  St., Victoria, B.C. V8V 1P8.  ���RECESSION PROOF*  Wanted immediately, men/  women to take advantage of  outstanding home-based  business opportunity in your  local area. Easyto run, strong  immediate cash How, low  overhead. $10 - $20,000 Investment. 24 Hr. Rec. MSG.  1-800-995-2764.   EDUCATION  $6000 per/mil, and growing.  Alter 10/mths representing  Ihis 15 yr/old international  MLM healrhand nutrition company. I work Irom home with  a $500 inventory. I'll train  you. Call Jim at 1 -800-925-  2206.   Retail Bakery's Equipment.  Must be sold. Includes an  overhead bread system.  Phone: John at 792-2340.  FINANCIAL FREEDOM In  '93. Imagine your customers  purchasing 20 CURRENT  CD's cassettes, AM/FM Receiver, Video Rewinder -.Prepaid Airfare lor ONLY$19.98,  Inveslmenl $995.1-800-263-  1900 FMVC.   Train to be a 'CRM' ��� Certified Apartment Manager.  Many jobs available. Over  2,000 graduates now work-  ing. Government licensed  home-study course. R.M.T.I.  681-5456 or 1 -800665-8339.  Psychiatric Nursing. In B.C.  there is an ongoing shortage  of Registered Psychiatric  Nurses. As a graduate of  Douglas College's Psychiatric Nursing program, your  skills will be in demand. The  Psychiatric Nursing program  blends classroom learning  with real life, hands-on train-  ing to ensure you're ready to  start your new career right  after graduation. Graduates  find work in a variety ot set-  tings including hospitals and  residential and community  care settings at starting salaries ol up to $30.000 p��r year.  Douglas College in New West,  minster ollersa.C.sonly Psychiatric Nursing program. Call  (604)527-5027tooayformore  Information. Apply now-  spaces are limited. Douglas  College...a tradition ol excel-  lence.   EMPLOYMENT  OPPORTUNITY  FINANCE  Attention Retailer/  Fundraisersl Picture This  Industries Ltd Is distributing  American Cyanamid  Glowsticks lor Novelties/In-  dustrial/Recrean'onal users.  For FREE Catalogue Fax:  (604)756-0303 or 3172 Bar  ons Rd. 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Utility, Flatbed, ten to thirty leet,  car and machinery haulers.  Also Tlltbeds, Hydraulic  Dumps. Single, Tandem and  Triple Axles. Can Deliver.  (604)492-4068 Penticton.  AMAZING SIMPLE MACHINE. Build trom plans.  Turn ordinary styrofoam into  huge profits. Make signs,  displays, decorations, crafts.  Complete plans, patterns,  methods, marketing. $29.95  .GST +$2 (S*H). *Slyro-  Magic' Box 781, Westbank,  B.C. VOH 2AO.  45% PROFITII Put money In  your pocket and have lun too,  by becoming an INDEPENDENT DISTRIBUTOR selling  QUALITY MA CHERIE Lltf  GERIE. We otter last, effi  cient sen/Ice and 18 years ol  success. Call 1-800-661-  3305.  MISCELLANEOUS  SATELLITE SYSTEM OWNERS: If you are losing channels please call tor Information on V.C.I.I. plus boards  and costs - programming  choices and costs. 1-800-  465-8069. No obligation.  MOBILE HOMES  USED MOBILES. Manufacture must clear all mobiles.  16 units to choose Irom.  Priced from $10,000. Noble  Homes (403)447-2333.  WINTER WORKSSPECIALI  Any new mobile or modular  home ordered during February will be equipped with 'central air conditioning' ($3,000  value) FREE of charge. We  will custom build your home.  N<*le,-lomes(atu3)447-2333.  PERSONAL  EXCITING PHOTOS-Karen,  Sylvie and Tanya have sensational personal photos for  sale. For discreet Into write:  KAREN, Box 670-GB,  Kelowne, B.C. V1Y 7P4.  Adults Only Please!  Make Valentines Day really  Special. Marital Aids, Lingerie etc. Send $5 for color  catalogue (refunded with first  order). Securline Marketing,  163D-1450 Johnston Road,  White Rock, B.C. V4B5E9.  WOMEN - 35-65 years old  who have undergone breast  cancer surgery without recurrence since 1987, are needed  lor a study on sell-concept.  One 15 minute questionnaire.  Call Collecl Iris 224-0313,  Vancouver.  WOULD YOU LIKE to correspond with unattached Christian people across Canada  lor companionship or marriage? Ashgrove, P.O. Box  205, Chase, B.C. VOE I MO.  REALESTATE  NEW HOMES Irom $55 so/It.  Quality Engineered Modular  Homes. Factory Built for your  site. 2X6' walls, R40/R20  insulation. Showhomes at  DeMac Home Sales, Surrey.  (604)597-2181.  SERVICES  Major ICBC motor vehicle Injury claims. Joel A. Wener,  trial lawyer for 24 years. Call  free: 1 800-665-1138. Contingency lees available.  Simon, Wener & Adler.  TRAVEL  DOWNUNDERSEATSALE.  Australia R.T. 3/Mntn, 3/Stops  $1345. Australia O.W. $849.  New Zealand R.T. $1146,  New Zealand O.W. $799.  Cook Island 2/week package  $1517. ANZA TRAVEL 734-  7725, 1-800-667-4329.  31. For Rent  34. Help Wanted  New 2 level 2 bdrm suite on bus  line, close lo Gibsons Plaza. No  puts Rels req'd. $600/mo. 8B6-  3457. KBcn  Waiertront 1 bdrm apl. in Secret  Cove. NS. no pets, $450. Lv.  mess. 885-9368. TFN  Shared accommodation, quiet  responsible roommate lor small 2  bdrm. seaside cabin. Avail. Mar 1.  Call Andy 886-8546. TFNs  View, 2 bdrm townhouse in lower  Gibsons. Enclosed garage, 1-1/2  baths. Adult-oriented and no pets.  Available immediately al $700/mo.  Apartment in lower Gibsons. 3  bdrm, plus den, close to Post  Ollice and shopping. Available  Mar. 1,$750/mo.  2 bdrm. mobile home in  Granlhams. Great view. Avail.  Mar. l,$750/mo.  CENTURY WEST REALTY  PROPERTY MANAGEMENT  885-2235  TFN  33 Commercial  For Renl  Small office space in protessionai  building. Pleasant surroundings,  pleasant associates. $250/mo.  885-7174. ��9cn  Gibsons Relail or Office space -  500 lo 1000 square feel, $10 per  square loot triple net. Grant Realty 886-3330. TFN  Shop in Madeira Park, 1680 sq. It..  $4O0/mo. 883-2498. #9cn  350 sq. ft. sell-contained office  space with sireel entrance. Rent ol  $380 incl. utils.. elc. Also cabin for  rent. 8864716,12-4pm daily.��8w  Industrial workshop avail, immed.,  Gibsons, 750 sq. It. unit, $475/mo.  921-5751. TFN  Davis Bay/Wilson Creek Hall available. Wheelchair facilities, 885-  2752 or 885-2721. ��11w  Robens Creek Hall, avail, dances,  parties, weddings. Yvonne 8B6-  7815. TFN  Help Wanted  1 bdrm. suite, gourmet kitchen,  view, walkin closet, neai and  clean, W/D, avail. Feb. 15, $525.  9365588. ��8w  Room for renl in co-op ho-  Roberts Creek. Waterfronl, ulils  mcl, $350.886-6411. I8w  Graphic Ad Designer  To join our creative team and  assist in production ol award winning, twice weekly newspaper on  the Sunshine Coast.  Macintosh/Quark/lllustrator experience essential tj^jjaprgapizad  aWa\a*tOPIi*<)UCe0^iylra*aOutS  in minimum lime. Sense of  humour, dedication, ability lo thrive  on pressure and desire to excel  essential. Please send your  resume wilh samples and salary  expectations to: Cathy Mack, Production Manager. Coast News,  P.O. Box 460, Gibsons, BC, VON  WO. FAX: (604) 886-7725.   TFN  VOLUNTEERS  NEEDED  A carpenter is needed  to assist a daycare in  Halfmoon Bay with  some small projects.  Materials and childcare provided  A piano player is  needed in Sechell /  Davis Bay on Tues. &  Thurs. 9:30- 11:30am  for the parent/tot  group. Tons of Fun!  Tutors in Gibsons are  needed for an English  as a second language  program. Training  provided and flexible  hours.  Audio books is looking  for a coordinator to  help run its library of  books on tape.  FOR THESE AND  MORE  OPPORTUNITIES  CONTACT THE  VOLUNTEER AND  INFORMATION  CENTRE AT  885*5881  A Service funded by The  Ministry of Social Servicer.  Make money leeding KATZ t  OAWGS. 90% repeat sales. 683-  9961. 19*  Groundskeeper/Handyman Position available lor mature sell-disci'  plined person to work wilh little  supervision. Year around, lower  Gibsons area. Resume with references and expected remuneration  to Box 70. Granthams Landing,  BC. No phone calls please. ��10w  AFTER SCHOOL CARE  Responsible, caring adult wanted  tor After School Care. Hours  2:30pm-6:30pm, Mon. to Fri.  Please send resume by March 3,  to St. Bartholomew's Anglican  Church, St. 2, Comp. 38, RR2,  Gibsons, BC VON IVO.      mow  Diet Magic, up to 30 lbs., 30 days.  $49.95. Will power in a bottle,  100% natural. 206-332-7666, ext.  202. IBcn  Gutter installer wanted for established siding business in Gibsons.  Experience necessary. Reply to  Box ��368. c/o Coast News, Box  460, Gibsons, BC VON 1V0. ��9w  Relail sales clerk with ollice _  computer experience. Submit  resume to Box 1579. Sechelt. BC  V0N3A0. ��10w  Watkins famous spices, extracts  and home remedies since 1868.  Dealers needed, product avail.  Call B. Duncan, Gibsons. 885-  6205 ID 22513. *>9w  ADVERTISING  SALES  COORDINATOR  You will co-ordinate a highly motivated Ihree person sales team,  and service/develop accounts for  an award winning, twice weekly  newspaper. We are looking lor an  energetic, self-motivated, team-on-  ented Individual with a proven  track record in community newspapers. This is a salaried position.  Please send resume, stating  salary expectations and covering  letter to Pat Tripp. Publisher,  Coasl News. Box 460, Gibsons,  BC VON 1V0 or FAX lo 686-7725.  TFN  Part-time sell-motivated energetic  outgoing person willing to take on  varied responsibilities. Apply in  person, with resume, to Zippers  Kids, Trail Bay Mall on Tues.,  Wed., Friday only. t8w  Now hiring friendly people lor Ihe  position ol servers. P/T, F/T, days  or nights. Apply in person between  11-11:30 am or 2-2:30 pm Tues.-  Fri., Omega Restaurant.     TFN  Lunch cook at the Omega Restaurant. Apply in person between it-  11:30 am or 2-2:30 pom Tuesday-  Friday. TFN  Bookkeeper for marine business,  computer experience a must.  Knowledge ol the marine business  an asset. Send resume to Bookkeeper, Box 459, Gibsons, BC  VON 1V0. TFN  EASY ASSEMBLY any hours.  $339.64 week, tamily ol 3 earns  $4417.92 monthly. 24 hour hotline. 801-379-2985. Copyright  ���BC010452. ��15cn  ^mi!fflBiriTiJi****5raia)tls (font  home. ExcellSnrihco'me. Call  amazing 24-hour RECORDED  message for Iree delails. (604)  623-2380 Ext. ��A74 (not a direct  hirer). TFN  35.Business &  Home Services  Samuel H. Grimes, last, etlicient.  qualilied Painter _ Decorator. 886-  9407. ��9cn  GARDEN CARE  Tree and Shrub Pruning ��� Organic  Spraying ��� Garden Beds - Residenlial Contracts - lor Maintenance and Installation ��� 12 year*  expenence.  LARRY POPOWICH  685-4886  mow  U-SAVE  Truck available lor hauling- rubbish removal A moving. 885-6422  between 9 am-4pm Tues-Sat.  I10w  S.M.S. SERVICES  Lawn maintenance, power raking,  brush cutting, yard cleanup, rubbish removal, roto tilling,edging.  hedge trimming/planting,  bucking/splitting wood,  window/gullet cleaning, mobile  home washing, carpet/upholstery  cleaning, driveway/patio etc. blowing, vacuuming rockeries. 885-  0737. mow  CALL MR. PAINT 886-4210  or Pager m-978-8353. Your call  will be returned ASAP. Free eslimales - 30 yrs. expenence.  ��9w  Mr. Fixil - Decks - Digging -  Fences. W.H.Y. Help wilh almost  anything 885-6180 I9w  Fine Woodwork  Slaircases, Bannisters. Mantles.  Mouldings, etc. Celtic Oralis 886-  2844. ��9w  Quality carpentry at affordable  rales. For dependable work, call  805-5304. ��9cn  WINDMILL PAINTING  Inlenor, Exterior, Free Estimates,  Reasonable Rates. Work Guaranteed. Phone 885-3918 or 886-  8194. ��9w  35. Business &  Home Services  Creative Sundecks  Outdoor staircases, ramps, Gazebos, hot-tub enclosures, cuslom  patio lurniture. Celtic Cratls 886-  2844. ��9w  Expenenced. reliable house cleaners, reasonable rates. 685-  0616/885-4165. ��8w  Make your dream a reality. Will  modify your prints to your lot or  design and draft your addition, renovation, garage or landscape feature. Quality construction also  available. Call Peter 885-8979.  ���Sen  Will's Window Washing 665-7733,  reasonable rales. '13en  CABINETREE  Custom cabinets (no 'particle  board' or simulated wood). Also  shelving, finishing, renovations.  Journeyman cabinet maker. 885-  3551. ��Bcn  FOUNDATIONS  & FRAMING  TO LOCK UP  Free Estimates  Firm Prices  Bruce Fraser  885-9576  Serving the Coast  for 14 years.  Plumber of 30 years exp. will do  plumbing renovations and maintenance. Excellenl prices. 886-2801.  ���Sen  Drop ort your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  AT  Seaview Market  in Roberls Creek  "A Friendly People Place"  SMALL'S WOODENWARE  Artist easels, kids easels, dan  board cases, shelving or custom  design household furniture, for  less than you'd expect. Call for an  estimate. Matt Small 886-8194.   ��8cn  MIKE'S RUBBISH REMOVAL  11on truck, we load, last, etlicient,  7 day service. Free estimates.  885-0979. mien  Carpentry, Drywall. Taping. 20  years experience. Call Hector 886-  8561. ��8cn  l?otIi8l)irr  ���Irnubriirr  Commercial at KeskfenHal  Fully Insured  Friendly, Keliabl* Service  Fred HorHS 886-3526  ISUNFREE VTNYL  Ml seasons decking material, free  estimates. Call Joe, 885-9235I9W  HANDYMAN  Carpentry, painting, stone masonry, general home repairs, BB5-  9235 Joe. ��9w  KAYNOR  Inlenor cleaning big or small,  bonded and reliable. B84-5324 or  886-2312 or 886-0436.       TFN  INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR  RENOVATIONS  Wallpaper, paint, carpentry, drafting, free eslimales. Relerences  available. 886-3463.        TFNs  Concrete ��� Specializing in driveways, patios, stairs, sidewalks,  floors, foundations, exposed  aggregate. 886-8095.        TFNs  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD  Topping ��� Limbing ��� Dangei Tree  Removal. Insured. Guaranleed  Work Free estimales 885-2109.  TFN  CULTURED MARBLE  Jetted bathtubs, sinks, baths and  shower panels. CSA approved.  Free estimates Tom Sealy B83-  2978. TFN  36. Work Wanted  CARPENTRY'RENOVATIONS  ADDITIONS  by hour or contract, call 886-3107.  ���9cn  Previous owner Kitchen Carnival  needs P/T temp, or casual to fill  hours. Not ready for retirement yet.  Anything considered. Edna 885-  4666. mow  Apartment managers with 6 yrs.  Window cleaning, Port Mellon to �����*��� ^r^10' T"���*  Professional house cleaning, sit- Expenenced carpenter available,  ting, carpets, floors, insured, bond- Forms, framing, finishing. Free  ed. 883-9961. IBcn estimates. Drew 885-4557. mocn  WINDOW CLEANING Handyman, available 7 days a  Gutter cleaning, roof maintenance, week for your painting, carpentiy  General Building Maintenance Lid. or maintenance jobs. Call Scott  Harvey 88LM640. Hw 886-7054. ��9cn  -* '-* ** m _, "fr  -'  -  r Z _. j. ��� _._* "-  -  - -T*-_*~_.  -   _ -_*_---������- a--a -*>--���-���* --^���-'-���'---   --  : ���: ������ -.-��������� -. - -. ���? -aa- * ~ .-�� -_���-���_ - ^ . Coast News, February 22, 1993  21  news  Health officer backs SCRD watershed bid  by Jane Seyd  The local health department is backing  the Sunshine Coast Regional District in its  bid to gain control over logging in the Chapman Creek watershed.  In a letter to the regional district, medical  health officer Dr. Paul Martiquet says the  SCRD should have control over activities in  the watershed because it is the only water  source capable of serving the present and  future population of the Coast.  In the past, drinking water has been  affected by logging road construction in the  lower portion of the Chapman, says Martiquet.  And he warns that logging in higher elevations could further degrade water quality,  if sufficient study isn't done first.  Reports on hydrology of the upper  Chapman watershed for the integrated  watershed management plan are still pending. But the health department says it would  like to see the studies done and any necessary upgrading of water treatment works  completed before any more logging is  approved.  According to a report from the health  department, drinking water on the Sunshine  Coast doesn't always meet standards  because of high bacteria counts, even after  disinfection.  The problem is caused by both insufficient treatment and poor raw water quality  with suspended particles of silt, which  reduces the effectiveness of disinfection.  Siltation of the water has increased in the  past through erosion due to improper logging techniques and road construction.  Siltation of the water also makes lab analysis less reliable, which is of concern to the  department because of the potential risk of  Giardia contamination.  Current levels of chlorination are not adequate to kill the Giardia organism, a protozoa which causes gastro-intestinal infection.  So far, no cases of infection have been  traced to the water supply, but surface water  supplies are always susceptible, says health  officer Bob Weston. Outbreaks have  occurred in other areas like Penticton, Kali-  mat and the Cariboo.  While greater treatment of water is  required, the report from the health department says treatment shouldn't be viewed as  a substitute for controlling raw water quality-  Among the recommendations to the integrated watershed management committee,  the health department lists proper forest  management and greater control of recreation in the watershed.  The department suggests expansion of  recreation in other areas such as the Caren  Range and Mount Richardson instead. It also  says both the regional district and health  department should be allowed to review logging proposals in the watershed before  approval is granted by the Ministry of  Forests.  Weston says while water quality still does  not always meet standards, it has improved  in recent years due lo better treatment.  Further measures being taken by the  regional district include a new settling reservoir and an alarm which will allow a shutdown of the water intake when suspended  particles of silt reach a high level.  THERE'S A COID HEARTED  THIEF IN YOUR HOME.  It's lurking outside the back door. Or in the shadows of  the basement. It's the humming, whirring, clicking, old  second refrigerator. And it's robbing you of cold cash -  an old inefficient second fridge can cost you up to  $100 a year to run.  WE'LL COME AND GET IT AND GIVE YOU $30!*  We can take the problem off your hands. We'll pick up  your old operating fridge (10 cu. fl. to 24 cu. ft. size)  free of charge, dispose of it in an environmentally safe  manner and send you a cool $30.  To register in the Program, call the Refrigerator Buy-Back  Hot Line toll-free 1-800-663-CASH (2274). In the  Lower Mainland, call 683-CASH (2274).  potior  Take Advantage of our New Classified Ad Special  Run your classified ad 6 times  and pay for only 2 times!  36. Work Wanted      1 37. Child Care  38. Business U^   Le9al  Opportunities  7.   Announcement  Cleanup, wood splitting, moving.  Reliable man seeks indoor/outdoor  woik. Few hours - Few days. Rob  886-3822. I9w  Tutor, maths and science, all levels. 8850175. ��8cn  IN-HOME PROFESSIONAL  STEAM CLEANING  Cavptts ��� Upholstery  POaVEmiLinUCK-  MOUKIEDEOUFlerVI  886-3823  |iWaaW��rJ����a��ISIS��Ilo���co��laWS  Loving caregiver looking lor reli- Service station for sale. Apply Box  able position. First-aid. Relerences 1493, Gibsons, VON 1VO. ��9cn  avail. 686-7559. ��8cn         COOL RUNNINGS  One ton truck available tor hauling,  lubbish removal, moving, yard  mainlenance, rototilling, odd jobs.  885-3917. TFNs  Experienced Class 3 driver w/ait.  Courier, etc. Don 885-0190. ��8cn  Expenenced Class One driver lor  hire. Demo & lowbed exper. Call  Ron 885-0232. Men  Handyman avail., yard work,  labour, power tools, elc. 865-7693  message. Board in lieu of wages.  Hen  Able man with pickup available lor  rubbish removal and light hauling.  Ron 885-5056. Men  Foundations and framing. S. Hate-  ly. 885-5448. ��9cn  'DO YOU NEED'  Lawn/yard mainlenance, brush  cutting, bucking wood, light hauling, window cleaning, whatever  Power raking, hedge  trimming/planting, roto-tilling, gutter cleaning.. 885-0737.     (Sen  Falling, selective logging since the  70s. Danger tree work. Windfall  Resources. 885-7518.        ��8w  Willing to do anything. No job too  small, have chainsaw. Lee 885-  0165 ��w  Will provide personal care, home-  making or companionship duties in  your home. Hourly, dally or  overnight rates available. Phone  ���Sen  Spaces available lor 3-5 yr. olds in  a licenced small group cenlre.  Fully qualified Early Childhood  Educators provide days lull ol I'.m  learning activities. There is a lamily feeling in a bright, clean home  environment and a natural, parklike setting only 10 min. west ol  Sechelt. Come and see us! Call  Dancing Bear Early Childhood  Centre 885-5607. #8w  Mom w/refs. would like to daycare  your little one ��� babies welcome.  886-7933. ��8w  Molly Mouse Daycare. Spaces  avail. 16 months lo school age.  Fun-filled, caring environment with  early childhood trained stall. 886-  3913 ��6w  HONDA POWER PRODUCTS  _HUSQVARNA  FOREST S GARDEN  PRODUCTS  Forest A Garden  Dealerships  available tor Sechelt  Call Dorhn at  Tideline Marine  885*4141  SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY  Law Office of Welsh S Gray - We  are looking for Iwo witnesses to an  automobile accident in Sechelt by  the PetroCan on November 23,  1992. The accident was between a  black Trans-Am and a silver  Sprint. Both witnesses are in their  20*8. The male is about 6 leet and  heavy sel with black curly hair and  the lemale is shod with long dark  hair and was very pregnant. We  ask these witnesses or anyone  knowing their identity to call 885-  3291. I9w  Change ol Name: As of February  17,1993 Jon Robert Finlayson  Del/laming will be known as .Ion  Robed DeVlam'ng Finlayson.#8cn  MINI  STORAGE  885-0333  Busy service station business on  last growing, beautilul Sunshine  Coast. Serious enquiries only.  Write to: Box 1493, Gibsons, BC  V0N1V0. jlOat  NOTICE ot Divorce Action to:  ROBERT JOHN GALBRAITH.  Your wife, CARMEN PHYLLIS  GALBRAITH, has filed a Petition  lor Divorce number 5920/009200  in the District Registry, Supreme  Court of British Columbia, at  Nanaimo, asking tor a divorce.  Your whereabouts being unknown,  Ihe Court Ordered service ol Ihe  Petition on you by this advertisement. The grounds alleged for  divorce are stated in the Petition. II  you wish lo defend er counterclaim, Ihe steps you must take,  and the limes within which you  must take them, are set out in the  Notice endorsed on the Petition. A  copy ol lhe Petition with Notice will  be mailed to you on request  addressed to the District Registrar,  Supreme Court, Court House, 35  Front Street, Nanaimo, British  Columbia V9R 5J1. II you do not  lile an Answer in the said District  Registry and take Ihe other steps  set out in the Notice endorsed on  Ihe Petition within 30 days of the  date of publication of this advertisement, then you will not be entitled to further notice and 20 days  thereafter the Petitioner may proceed and the relief claimed may be  given In your absence. DATED at  Ihe City ot Parksville, in Ihe  Province of British Columbia, this  15th day of February, 1993. Name  and address ol Solicitor lor Ihe  Petitioner: BRUCE K. SOLOWAY,  c/o EVANS at COMPANY, Banisters i Solicitors, P.O. Box 40,200  Memorial Avenue, Parksville, B.C.  V9P 2G3. Telephone: 246-5746  FAX:248-575B. *8cn  THINGS TO COME  Ladies Auxiliary lo Royal  Canadian Legion ��109  Gibsons  March 7th  Flea market 10 am -1 pm  Tables $5. each, 2 lor $9.  Phone 686-2853 or  886-7754.  May 29th:  Tea-Bake Sale  2 pm - 4 pm  June 19th  Pub Night  October 3rd  Flea Market 10 am -1 pm  November 27th  Christmas Bazaar  BG hydro  ���B.C.Hydro reserves lhe right In change or cancel Ihe rebaie offer a  any lime wilhnut prior nnlicc  FRANCIS PENINSULA PUCE  Hard working honest man will do  any job, flexible 886-7559.   Men  EXPERIENCED CARPENTER  15 years experience, lirm rates,  1 tree estimales, no |ob too small or  too large. Bruce 885-9576.   ��8w  Compiele Bobcal Services  Excavating- Backfilling  Retaining Walls ��� Trenching  Landscape Construction  Drainage  886-8538  TFNs  37. Child Care  Opening soon - Kiddie Cat  licensed day care near West  Sechelt elem. Certilied staff. For  inio and registration 885-7759.  Wen  Nanny with 6 yrs. expenence available for live-in child or elderly care.  Have relerences and driver's  licence. CaH Gana at 86*0920.  ���10*  RAINBOW PRESCHOOL  now openings lor children ages 3  S 4. Rione 866-3498 Jorrtla lii 5  pm, to register   Young Gramma will give lots ol  TLC to your child, my home. Rets,  avail. 886-7490. �����  Molly Mouse Daycare. Spaces  avail. 18 months to school age.  Furi-Bled, caring environment with  early ctiWhood trained staff. 886-  3913. ���'*��  IHE SUNSHINE COAST  IN Fill I.  GLOSS) COLOUR  advertising deadline  February 28  ��-Vt**4��-iW ftocatT The magazine for explorers  OT\l TrVTryrXTi^C       of the Sunshine Coast  JV7KjrHl_jtrHKy_J * 1993edition ���  Contact Rich Rawllng at 886-2622 to rooorvo space  TAFFY'S  Family Clothing  & Toy Centre  10% OFF FOR ALL SENIORS  Madeira Park Centre  JrlABltfA-  TOTAL SHOPPINO  7 DAYS A WEEK  All Chevron Product*  883-2253  HARBOUR  BOAT TOPS  883-2929  Tops, Tarps & Covers  Upholstery & Repairs  MADEIRA  MARINA  RECREATION  Pender Harbour  Golf Course  Visitors Wiicomi  |  1 /a Mia-K NoaaTH or OARDCN BAT RO.  HWY. lOI 8S3-9S41  883-2888  Pender Harbour't ONLY  Full Line Sporting Good! Store  Francla Ptnlntuli Place  Corner ol Sunthlnt Cottt Hwy. 4  Frtnclt Ptnlntuli Rd 883-2763  CONTRACTING  MOBILE HOMES  NEW AND USED  INSTANT HOUSING  883-9338 OR 580*4321  CALL COLLECT  Panda. Haubour. B.C. 883-2630  LIVE BAIT ��� TACKLE SHOP  CONVENIENCE STORE  DINING  M  HESTAURANTT  883-WU  HAIRDRESSERS  ROOFING  kleincfale  Tar & Gravel, Shakes, Shingles,  Metal Roofs, Torch On, Duroidr  883*9303  Miss Sunny's  HAIR BOUTIQUE  883-2715  SERVICES  To advertise in  this space,  call Janice  at 885-3930  Ray Hansen Trucking  & Contracting  Oi-aiMa, O���rjjng  Saptic Systanw  8834822  Hugh W. Jones  LAWYER  ,-,      ii.T  Pender Harbour  Realty  883-9525  FAX:883-9524 22  Co.ist News, Felirustry 22,   I9v3  #2  HOW A SEPTIC        I  SYSTEM WORKS      I  Waste is piped to the septic tank where bacterial  action breaks it down into sludge, effluent (liquid), and  scum. Liquid flows out through a distribution box which  channels it through perforated pipes in the drainage  field. Baffles keep scum out of the pipes.  This Information Series Presented by:  BONNIEBROOK INDUSTRIES LTD.  Septic Tank Pumping Services serving Gibsons,  Sechelt, Pender Harbour areas.  886-7064 (collect)  A  THANK YOU  to our valued readers,  Businesses appreciate it when you  tell them you read their ad in the  COAST NEWS  news  Rockwood unveils festival offerings  It may be early yet, but if  they're doing the flower count  in Victoria, it only stands to reason that Sechelt is also busily  preparing for the summer.  This week the Festival of the  Written Arts got off to a good  stail by announcing a list of several notable names to appear at  the I Ith annual festival.  Among those are CBC  radio's Vicki Gabereau and Stuart McLean, poet Susan Mus-  grave and novelist Mordecai  Richler.  Keller says Richler agreed to  appear this time after repeated  scheduling conflicts in previous  years.  "He wrote back saying 'Dear  persistent Betty, okay, okay, I'll  come," said Keller.  This year, planning has been  even earlier than usual, she  added.  Workshops planned  Along with the authors  appearing in the summer and the  regular concert series, the festival is also preparing for ils writ  ers' workshops including those  on travel writing, crime writing,  song writing, putting together a  cookbook and writing local history.  A festival raffle for a 1992  Mazda Miata is also now underway. Tickets are $10.  Other writers booked:  ��� Doris Anderson, former  editor of Chatelaine Magazine  and author of three novels and  The Unfinished Revolution,  which is an appraisal of the  women's movement over the  past 20 years;  ��� Sheila Baxter, author of  Under the Viaduct: Homeless in  Beautiful BC, which won the  1992 Vancity Book Prize;  ��� David Cruise and Alison  Griffiths, authors of Fleecing  the Lamb: Inside the Vancouver  Stock Exchange; Lords of the  Line: the Men Who built Ihe  CPR, and Nel Worth: Exploding  the Myths of Pro Hockey;  ��� Kristiana Gunnars, poet and  fiction writer, runner-up for the  Governor General's Award;  ��� Pat Kramer, author of BC  for Free and Almost Free;  ��� Anne Lindsay, creator of  the health-conscious Lightheaded Cookbooks;  ��� Environmentalist Geoff  Meggs, former editor of The  Fisherman, author of Salmon:  The Decline of the BC Fishery;  ��� Mary Meigs, poet, biographer, and star of the National  Film Board production The  Company of Strangers;  ��� Roy Miki, poet, critic, editor and negotiator of the redress  settlement for the Japanese-  Canadian community;  ��� Dan Needles, creator of The  Wingfield Trilogy, which has  become familiar to Canadians  through radio and stage performances;  ��� Maggie Siggins who wrote  Bassett, which is a biography of  Ihe media and sports mogul; A  Canadian Tragedy: Joann and  Colin Thatcher and Revenge of  the Land: Tragedy ad Murder on  a Saskatchewan Farm.  ��� Guy Vanderbaeghe, novelist and short story writer, winner  of the Governor General's  Award for Man Descending;  ��� Eric Wilson, Canada's best  selling author of books for juveniles.  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