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Array *  IINSID  The Sunshine  LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY  Parliament Buildings  VicUria. B.C. V8V 1X4  SPORTS  Page 15  Published on the Sunshine Coast    25* per copy on news stands        March 4,1991        Volume 45        Issue 9  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST SINCE 1945  Seminar  draws fire  of citizens  by Jan Michael Sherman  Responding to a strongly-  worded letter from Coast activist Donna Shugar condemning the character of an upcoming "Forest Land Use  Seminar" and the Regional  Board's involvement in the project, Director Brett McGillivray  commented that, "This is not  an SCRD forum���we don't  charge for our forums."  McGillivray spoke at last  Thursday night's regular SCRD  meeting where Shugar's letter  was discussed. "Industry has  organized and structured this  forum, not us. In light of conflicts coming down (around the  seminar), we should be  cautious...be seen in a neutral  light."  Shugar's letter, however,  states that, "It appears that a  very biased view of forest planning is to be expressed," judging from Ms Shugar's appraisal  of the seminar's speakers list.  Shugar urged that a second  seminar be held in which the  focus would be "the related  concepts of 'wholistic' forestry  and community forestry."  SCRD Chairman Peggy Connor, who sat on the committee  ' vhich formulated the seminar,  noted that, "The Forest Advisory  Committee   promoted  this seminar to bring in some  speakers who would speak  positively...I'm not ashamed to  say we're a part of this...attempt to give answers on  (forestry issues) that have been  raised."  Shugar also took exception to  the fact that a $10 fee is being  charged for the seminar, claiming that she was "offended".  She suggested that while "industry and ministry staff will  "undoubtedly" be compensated for their "day at the  seminar" and have the fee  "covered by their employers",  members of the public (involved  in forest planning) don't have  access to "that kind of  support".  Replying to Shugar's raising  of the issue of a fee, Director  Jim Gurney suggested that, "It  might appease some of the apprehension if it could be worked  out so that it (the seminar)  would be free���should one only  want to attend the seminar."  Gurney's statement was, in  part, alluding to the fact that a  lunch comes with the price of  admission.  Echoing���and amplifying���  Shugar's written remarks was  Doreen Bartley, Corresponding  Secretary of the Elphinstone  Elector's Association. She appeared before the board in what  proved to be an extended exchange and, aside from criticizing and condemning virtually  every aspect of what she  perceived to be the SCRD's in-  volvemnt in the seminar, indulged in a little lecturing of the  politicians.  "I don't know why others  couldn't be invited for rebuttal  purposes," Bartley declared,  adding that she was upset that  the SCRD participated in funding a seminar she viewed as "a  logging industry function."  "Are you prepared to partially pay for a seminar (put on) by  people from the 'other  side'���by those opposed to the  logging of our watersheds?" Ms  Bartley demanded to know.  Several members of the board  assured Bartley that any group  seeking financial support similar to that extended to the  sponsors of the seminar would  be accorded the "very same  treatment". Director Gordon  Wilson, in the only suggestion  made by the board which  Bartley found to her liking,  wondered if perhaps the only  thing that could be done at this  late date was lo, "recommend  to the committe involved that  ticket fees already collected be  refunded, that the lunch be  eliminated, and thai the seminar  be thrown open to all���gratis."  Peggy Connor noted tentatively that, as far as she knew,  the people catering the lunch  had already bought much of the  foodstuffs.  Bartley was further upset  when she learned that tickets for  the event were on sale at the  SCRD for "reasons of convenience". "It looks like the  SCRD is putting it on," she  said, reiterating a theme she'd  struck throughout the discussion.  "It's not our show, but the  impression is that we're running  it," a director was heard to say.  Thursday evening Arch bishop Douglas Hambidge will preside over the last service to be held at  St. Aidens Anglican church in Roberts Creek.  Pictured here, left to right, are Emily Horner, Cassie Jones, Barbara Corbet!, Cynthia Jones,  Marjorie Passmore, Shirley Gurr, and the Reverend Esther North (foreground).  The building will be torn down after the beautiful interior decorations are moved to St. Bar-  tholemew's in Gibsons.  Though some of the lot will be set aside for a future place of worship, the church group will consider during the next year how the neighbourhood might benefit from a community development on  Ihe property. _Jod John���one ���������,���  'News'welcomes Davidson  John Burnside, principal owner of Glassford Press, which  publishes the Sunshine Coast News, has appointed Jim Davidson as  the new publisher of the newspaper as well as Operations Manager of  Glassford Press.  There are three main items on Jim's agenda, the first being the  conversion of the Coast News' production system to a Macintosh  network facility. All ads and editorial copy will eventually be done  on computers.  Davidson is initiating a major redesign of the resilient weekly, by  fully utilizing the capabilities of the "Macs." Finally, and most exciting, will be the launching of a second edition���Coast Life.  A lifestyle-oriented weekly, Coast Life will be delivered on  Thursdays. It will provide comprehensive cultural and sports-related  coverage, in addition to up-to-the-minute news and editorial. Coast  Life will also supply its readers with a wide range of articles and  features.  More information on all these changes will be forthcoming in an  in-depth article which will appear in next week's Coast News.  Health hearing held?  Charges laid  Charges have been laid in  the hit and run accident that  claimed the life of Vera  Elliot, Coast News  photographer, on November  20,1989.  Gibsons resident Roland  Fleischer has been charged  with impaired driving causing death, and failure to remain at the scene of an accident.  A preliminary Mal date  has been set for August 6  and 7.  by Stuart Burnside  The Royal Commission on  Health was in Sechelt, briefly,  Thursday to discuss the health  concerns of Sunshine Coasl  residents.  The commission, after advertising its intent to spend most of  Thursday holding public hearings���to fully review the concerns of Coastal residents���left  town shortly after one o'clock,  leaving many of the would-be  participants waiting outside the  locked doors of Rockwood.  According to a well-placed  source who wishes to remain  anonymous, many of those left  standing outside were elderly  citizens, "some of whom had,  literally, gone to great pains to  attend the public hearings."  When contacted by the Coast  News, Royal Commission  Councillor Paul Williamson  said that, despite the fact that  the commision had sent a conformation   of   its   Sechelt  schedule (Thursday, 9:30 am to  noon and 1:30 to 5 pm) out for  public release on February 15,  the commission felt its job had  been satisfactorily completed by  1 pm.  Williamson said he felt that  everything had been done that  was necessary regarding the  change from the advertised  times. "Perhaps we could have  done more advertising to announce the change in  schedule," he said, "but we  contacted everyone who had  made submissions to the commission to find out if they, in  fact, also wanted to make a verbal address. We based the  length of the hearings on their  responses."  Williamson noted that the  purpose of the hearings was to  discuss only those issues or  topics received by the commission in writing. It was not a  public forum for the voicing of  "random opinions".  However, according to the  February 15 news release received by the Coasl News, "the  general public is encouraged to  attend the hearings." Commission Chairman Judge Peter  Seaton is quoted as saying,  "This is an opportunity for people lo participate in the formation of health care policies."  One of those most put out by  the commission's actions was  Dr. Francis Konopasek of  Sechelt, who himself had sub-  milted a "brief to the Royal  Commission a month ago.  In it, Konopasek expressed  his concern regarding the lack  of medical services provided on  the Sunshine Coast for children.  He cited a "lack of an  ophthalmologist, audiologist,  speech therapist, physiologist,  psychotherapist for children,  and obstetrician."  Konopasek told the Coast  News about a premature baby  born on the Coast that died  shortly after birth, possibly due  Please turn to page 10  is House rescue effort 'bogged down'  by Rose Nicholson  Efforts to save the 'Old Doc  Inglis House' as a heritage  building may have temporarily  bogged down, but members of  the Gibsons Landing Heritage  Society (GLHS) are determined  to find a solution.  "There are lots of options,"  said Dianne Evans, "but we  need to talk to all the  principals."  The Heritage Society is looking for support from Gibsons  Council and have asked that  aldermen form a Heritage Advisory Committee as outlined in  the Municipal Act, using as a  suggested model a similar committee in Victoria. But so far  aldermen have declined to take  an active part in the preservation effort, maintaining that the  Heritage Society is the best  organization to deal with the  issue.  The historic house was built  in 1914 by pioneer Dr. Fred Inglis, who for many years was  the only doctor on the Coast.  Oldtimers remember his forays  on primitive dirt roads, by  horseback, and later by motorcycle and Model T and Model A  Fords, to bring medical help lo  early settlers.  For a time the house was  shared by J.S. Woodsworth,  founder of the CCF Party (now  the NDP), and his family. Bruce  Woodsworth, son of J.S.  Woodsworth, in an article in the  SunCoast Writers' Forge book  Our Sunshine Coast, says, "In  June of 1918 our family joined  the Inglis family to share the  large home...and we children  explored the wilderness and  beaches of Gower Point.  "...for us children,...Gibsons  Landing was a place of magic,"  added Grace Maclnnes (nee  Woodsworth).  "It's a major part of the  history of this town," said  Heritage Society member Phil  Gtulin. "It definitely bears  more than just casual interest."  When the house was recently  put up for sale by its present  owners, many people, par-  ticularly the members of the  Heritage Society, hoped to be  able to officially designate it as  a heritage house and preserve it  for the town.  "Heritage buildings are  things that don't come back,"  said Fred Inglis. "You can  always build another parking  lot. You've got lo get your  priorities straight."  At this point, neither the  town nor the GLHS have the  money to purchase the property. "We have neither the money  behind us, nor a proposal  before us," said Alderman  Margaret Morrison at a recent  council meeting.  Money is available from the  provincial Heritage Trust for  restoration of the building, but  not for purchase of the property. Heritage Society members  feel strongly that the present  owners should be fairly compensated for the property and  recognized for their efforts to  rescue the old home from a state  of disrepair.  "They took it from a state of  total disrepair and brought it  back," said Gaulin. "Of  anyone in the near past, they are  the ones most responsible for its  being in the condition it's in  now."  One of the options suggested  at a meeting of interested parties  last week was to move the house  to Holland Park and use it as a  neighbourhood house. Batyah  Fremes, a member of the Gibsons Neighbourhood Society  Steering Committee, said that  her group would like to see such  a house established in the town.  "There is a great need here for a  place that community groups  could use for a variety of purposes," she said.  But the idea of moving the  house is not acceptable to the  GLHS. "It loses all its heritage  value when you move it," said  Inglis.  "We're trying to come up  with something more concrete.  We'd like to talk with interested  parties���the owners, the prospective developers. Right now  it's hard to sort everything  out."  "There has to be flexibility  and the council has to be supportive of that," added Evans.  "Either you want to save your  heritage or you don't. We need  the town's support."  JJ Coast News, March 4,1991  EDITORIAL ��� OPINION  Fooling ourselves  Four years ago a far-ranging, entirely dispassionate,  study conducted by the Japanese offered a bleak assessment of this country's present status in the world community of nations.  We were, it appeared, a third world nation with a first  world standard of living. We bring this up at this time  not because of any desire to induce an orgy of public  self-flagellation but, partially at least, because the  Japanese study results have gained in credence during  the intervening four years.  For the second time in less than a decade we are hip  deep in a major recession and sinking more with every  passing tick of the Bay Street tape. Michael Wilson's  stiff-upper-bottom-line "bite the bullet" budget-  complete with its transparently nonsensical wage  restraints for prime minister and cabinet  ministers���might be easier to swallow if it cut as deeply  into corporate pockets as it does into public programs.  The great Canadian unwashed is told, with amazingly  cheeky self-serving smugness, that this budget eschews  any rise in the income tax���because people are already  struggling like so many force-fed geese to stomach the  GST. "Thank Goddawa for the GST! Re-elect  Dumrooney For Life!" is, we assume, the slogan we  tumble-governed Canucks should be taking to the  streets with.  But, as a third world country with a first world standard of living, what gives us the unmitigated nerve to  sign up for a round of military polo with more  economically sound players, and blow a billion or two  on our tournament expenses?  Instead of helping bomb Iraq's manufacturing base  back into the stone age, we should be rescuing our own  from a similar era of metaphorical regression and all too  actual neglect.  It is one thing to borrow money to feed, clothe, and  house one's citizens, yet another to fight a war of no  consequence to our own security on the if-come just to  prove a point.  What happened?  As late as last Thursday we spied craft, motoring and  under sail, plying their leisurely way across Halfmoon  Bay, among other locations on the coast. Shirt-sleeved  fishermen lolled in the fickle afternoon sun, more in  touch with the balmy weather than with their bait.  Then that great stage manager of the theatre of life  signalled a scene���and set���change, transforming early  spring back into late winter. Ah, well. All the world's a  stage and we are merely players.  But it would be nice if we had a chance to have the  appropriate costumes in our dressing rooms, ready and  waiting for just such sneaky curtain calls!  -from our files ���  We Remember When  5 YtAHS AUO  Sechelt merchants attended a presentation by consultant Patricia Baldwin on the feasibility of a revitaliza-  tion project for the downtown area. A preliminary  estimate of $27,000 was given for upgrading Cowrie  Street with street banners, steel poles, bicycle racks, litter  receptacles, signs and flower baskets.  10 YEARS AQO  The question of the access route to the proposed Gibsons by-pass Is up in the air again and the Ministry of  Municipal Affairs will be asked to judge the validity of  Mayor Goddard's right to recall the endorsement of  Payne Road for reconsideration.  Gibsons and Sechelt councils will request that  Premier Bennett and his provincial cabinet reconsider  the decision to approve the southern route for the  natural gas pipeline to serve Vancouver Island.  IS YEARS AQO  Gibsons RCMP have expressed their thanks to those  who helped In the 16 hour search for an 11 year old Coq-  uitlam boy. Michael Hardy spent a cold night under a  log in below freezing weather in the woods near the  YMCA camp at Langdale.  25 YEARS AQO  Aldersprings Road, Wyngaert Road, Stewart Road,  Gower Point Road and O'Shea Road will be paved this  year. Gibsons council awarded the contract to H.  Williamson of Haney for $10,129.  35 YEARS AQO  It Is announced by Mr. Mainwaring of BC Electric that  power will be supplied to the Sunshine Coast next October on a Vancouver rate schedule.  John MacDonald sells his farm to Keith Wright of M  and W for future development. (Now Sunnycrest Plaza)  40 YEARS AQO  It was urged by the Gibsons and District Board of  Trade at their monthly meeting that a resident  policeman be installed In Gibsons.  The Sunshine  Cliff fIff  pubii.h.d by GLASSFORD PRESS LTD.  Editor: Jan Michael Sherman Advertising   Fran Burntlde  Rote Nicholson John Gilbert  Joel Johnstone Jean Broccoli  Sluart Burnside  Production Jan Schuks  Jackie Phelan  BUI Rogers  Ella Warner  Office    Anne Thomten  Dee Grant  Kim Currle  The SUNSHINE COAST NEWS is a locally owned newspaper,  published on the Sunshine Coast, BC every Monday by Qliislord  Prut Ltd., Box 460, Gibsons, BC, VON 1V0. Gibsons 886-2622 or  886-7817; Sechelt 885-3930; Gibsons Fax 886-7725; Sechelt Fax  885-3954. Second Class Mall Registration No. 4702.  The SUNSHINE COAST NEWS is protected by copyright and  reproduction of any part of It by any means is prohibited unless  permission in writing is first secured from Qliislord Prm Ltd.,  holders of the copyright.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES  t Year US; 6 Monthl t20; Foreign 1 Yetr M0  Raise the drawbridge!  Well, it finally happened.  After eight months on the  Coast, I have been publicly  branded as harbouring a  "drawbridge state of mind."  Because my accuser is steeped  like a tea bag in the culturaUnd  sociological pathology of the  peninsula, I take his insights  and observations more seriously  than most.  "You move here on a Friday  extolling the myriad virtues of  our little strip of rapidly-eroding  rural pleasantness, a smile on  your lips and a song in your  heart."  Right on! That's exactly  where I was at and coming  from���like a brush fire���back  in July of '90. But, steady, he's  not finished.  "Come Sunday, however,  you have decided that life on  your newly-discovered Sunshine  Coast would be perfect if only  no other living soul walking on  two legs was allowed to enter. If  only one could raise the drawbridge and ensure that things  would remain the same in  perpetuity."  If what my shrewd amigo is  saying feels tailormade, so be it.  If what he's diagnosing is the  dreaded DM (Drawbridge Mentality), then I've got it bad but it  sure feels Rood!  WELCOME TO THE SUNSHINE  COAST. TAKE A GOOD LOOK  AROUND. THEN GO HOME!  Now that's a bumper sticker I'd  slap onto the rear of my old  Mazda. In fact, I bet if I had ten  thousand of the suckers run off  tomorrow and sold them for a  looney a piece, I'd sell out in an  hour. Now maybe not everyone  who bought one would actually  put it on their vehicles, not  wanting to come right out and  admit how they felt, but they'd  buy one.  Let me try and put this sub  rosa issue into something  resembling a perspective. Last  May Denise and I spent two  days prowling around the  Coast, sniffin' out every known  waterfront hacienda within our  price range from Gibsons to  Garden Bay. Well, aside from  the sheer bucolic wonder of it  all, neighbours, what supplied  me with the greatest kick in the  head was something I simply  did not see.  Cars. Not traffic���cars. It  takes a certain, incalculable  number of vehicles to constitute  "traffic" and, on those sun-  kissed days in May, there were  so few vehicles traversing the  two-lane   ribbon   of  country  highway  called   101,  that  I  thought for a moment we'd  taken a wrong turn and wound  up entirely in the sticks.  WELCOME TO THE SUNSHINE  COAST. IF VOU CAN READ THIS  YOU'RE TOO CLOSE  FOR OUR COMFORT!  Now, eight months later, I  find myself inventing bumper  stickers as a way of sublimating  my desire to run for dictator  and making it 1000 per cent illegal to enter the Commonwealth of Sunshine Coast  Communities for a momenl  longer than it takes to spend all  one's tourist dinero. As for  emigration, that's easy. As  someone departs this vale of salt  water, wood, and one-traffic-  light towns���another winner of  the "Live On The Sunshine  Coast National Essay Contest"  gets to move in.  Look at it this way. Umpteen  eons ago when our ancestors  were out of the trees but just  barely up on their hind legs, no  apologies were made for shooing excess flies away from the  honey. It wasn't considered  "anti-social" to crack excess  skulls if the inhabitants of those  domes were trying to turn a  perfectly adequate ten-hominid  waterhole into a dried-up  twelve-hominid boneyard.  Where survival is at stake, and  survival can be expressed in  many different permutations,  then sharing must give way lest  everyone, or everything, perish.  Sounds brutal, sounds primitive, and it even strikes me as a  little...extreme. But try this.  People from an urban  waterhole, one fast approaching  Hong Kong density, glance  across Howe Sound and lick  their lifestyle-starved chops at  the Sunshine Coast. They move  here in a slowly-accelerating, inexorable stream for all the same  reasons that those already living  here came in the first place.  KEEP HEADING NORTH.  THE SUNSHINE COAST STARTS  AT POWELL RIVER.  But the more weary urban  nomads���as I was eight long,  long months ago���who pitch  their tents on the Coast, the less  the Coast remains what it was  the day before. The quality of  life that only three years ago  allowed one to virtually stroll  down the center line of the 101  from Earl's Cove to Langdale  now features bumper-to-  bumper piston engine snake  dances and behemoth truck  convoys straight out of Mad  Max.  So I'm a victim of "Drawbridge Mentality (DM)?" Fine  and dandy. You can't find a  cure without a solid diagnosis.  And I'd jolly well better come  up with a cure because, cousin,  what's causin' my ailment ain't  about to dry up and blow away.  I don't relish the infection, but  pretending I'm happy about  what's happening to the Coast  is hardly therapeutic,- either.  WELCOME TO THE  SUNSHINE COAST.  SETTLE DOWN. BE HAPPY.  JUST DON'T TELL ANYONE BACK  HOME WHERE YOU ARE...  In A Nutshell  t i  Law is force", claims Phil  by S. Nutter  Some years ago a young  brother of mine started a course  at Algonquin College in Ottawa  called 'Law for the Layman'.  He had been drawn to Ottawa from Winnipeg in the first  place to be the legal advisor to  the Canadian Pensions Board.  He had been involved with the  fact that the Canadian Legion  at that time had 10 lawyers full-  time to press cases with the Pensions Board and I guess he felt  there was a job there to be done.  This particular brother,  however, is really just not a civil  servant type. Moreover he  found that the pensions board  was composed, at that time, of  superannuated MPs who kept  getting re-elected but were  thought not of the calibre for  any kind of cabinet post. Difficult to imagine perhaps when  you think of some of those who  were.  Rather than just sit back in  their plummy chairs, however,  he found that these perennially  returned old war-horses were  endlessly in and out of his office  with fiddly and fuddly and frequently fancied problems, he  thought;   interrupting   the  smooth flow of business and exerting an intolerable strain on  his patience. And patience I  would say is not this brother's  shining virtue.  Then he got ding'd by a  minister (Judy LaMarsh) in a  widely circulated letter. He had  gone down to her bailiwick  (Niagara) to investigate the fact  that sundry continuing pensioners had been dead for many  years. She wrote a bad-  tempered, 1 would say churlish,  letter laying it down that civil  servants were not to go into the  bailiwicks of ministers of the  Crown without first obtaining  permission. She was quite  wrong of course, and he quite  other exacerbations of the job  and after a while he resigned,  and after a while he resigned.  Being only at the Manitoba  Bar he could not practice in Ontario, but his wife by this time  was superintendent of music for  the school district and loved the  job; and the kids were in high  school, and involved in all kinds  of stuff, and liked that too; he  decided to look for something  to do and stay around for a  while.  Hence the idea for the course  in law for the layman. He had  noticed after all, that many in  government were fuzzy, to say  the least, about the law. He  made a deal with the president  of Algonquin College (one of  the then new community colleges). Phil would provide the  course, and the college would  advertise and provide the space,  and they would split the fees.  The response surprised them  all. So many signed up in the  first couple of weeks that they  had to give him the main theatre  for his lectures, and it stayed  like that for as long as he carried it on. I would be in Ottawa  from time to time in those days  and got in to see an early one of  these performances.  Because performances they  were. The stage held just a large  blackboard on a couple of  easels and a reading stand. On  the dot of the hour Phil would  charge on stage (he's still a bit  of a charger), turn his back on  the company, and write in big  letters on the board the continuing theme of the whole of these  lectures: LAW IS FORCE.  I have to say that this theme  surprised me, and clearly it surprised and puzzled and maybe  even shocked a good number of  his students, even those among  them, and they were a good  many, who belonged to the  RCMP. We get used to going  along with a whole idea that law  is the alternative to force, that  law is in fact our bulwark  against force.  'Law is Force' is of course  true. Not only in the sense that  many of our most cherished  laws were only made possible  through revolutions and wars  over hundreds of years; but in  the sense that any law about  anything (no smoking for example) is an act of imposition  against certain particular  members of the society, and  that is force.  But what has all this to do  with the war in the desert you  ask. Not that much maybe. But  there were certainly voices raised, on the screens and in the  streets, which led you to suppose that there were people out  there, maybe people busily  engaged in devising new laws to  run the land, who really believed that the use of force was not  just something to be avoided,  but actually something unthinkable 'in our time'. And  that would be just plain sentimental. And sentimentality is  bad for the brain.  Your community's  AWARD-WINNING  newspaper  . Coast News, March 4,1991  LETTERS  Some found meeting a 'spectacle'  Editor:  I am writing to comment on  the meeting held by some concerned Crowe Road residents at  Roberts Creek Hall on Wednesday, February 13. Subsequent  reports listed attendance at approximately 250 who enthusiastically supported the call  to ban clearcut logging on the  slopes of Elphinstone Mountain.  While the majority of those  in attendance were in favour of  the public statement of position  given by Donna Shugar, at least  ,Dnc-lhird of the audience was  made up of residents who do  not agree. In fact, many of us  find such well-rehearsed spectacles very concerning.  Much was made of the lack  of official representation by the  Ministry of Forests. Considering the events leading up to the  meeting, and the fact that they  are continually being protrayed  as evil perpetrators of some  sinister conspiracy against the  environment, it is no wonder  that they declined to set  themselves up as targets for  abuse.  The ministry personnel have  a wide range of responsibilities,  one of which is to create a  forum for public input relating  to forest land management.  They are open for business five  days a week, and receive a lot of  input from a wide range of  "concerned  citizens".   The  public forum, as we witnessed  in Roberts Creek, was set up  only to discredit their efforts.  The issue of clearcut logging  is very important; the economic  future of the Sunshine Coast  will depend heavily on which  route we choose to follow. The  meeting at Roberts Creek Hall  forced the issue to a political  level. Any attempt by a special  interest group to use pressure  tactics to impose their agenda is  an attempt to bypass the  democratic process. There are  many more facts and opinions  to be tabled for public discussion before we decide which is  the best option for all the  residents of the Sunshine Coast.  Gordon Todd  Liberals 'adrift, going nowhere'  Editor:  Pintles and gudgeons?  Anyone with the sea in mind  knows that these little gizmos  secure the tiller or rudder to the  sea boat and, without the tiller,  the boat is in irons, which is  where the Liberal Party finds  itself these past six years.  Since Trudeau left the helm,  we have suffered the likes of a  loser Turner, and now, since the  party always alternates its  leaders between English and  French speaking Canadians, we  look to the unwinning Chretien  with the party deeply divided.  All the headquarters office  does over the past number of  years, is send out pleas for  funds, usually stuffed with a  form letter from some of the old  crew: Senator Molgat of  Manitoba; Herb Gray, the  leader of the opposition until  Chretien gets his seat in Commons; and the most recent  onslaught from the Honourable  Don Johnston who begs for  funds like he plays the piano���  with a flair.  The party is broke and has a  debt of four million plus, a party rudderless, divided and  unable to attract members or  funds. It is an endangered  species.  After 35 years active in the  party, I, like Trudeau, retired at  the acceptable age of 65, and  the onslaught of circular letters  leave me cold. It would be  cheaper indeed to go out and  buy a leader and the debt would  vanish. Even the unwashed  know that given the right man  or woman the funds roll in,  leaving the policy never to be  implement.  Some years ago, shortly after  Turner's so-called  "comeback", they came out  with the "brick" fund. Buy a  brick for the new headquarters  in Ottawa for $100. The said  brick, with your name on it,��  would be trowelled into the  main lobby. This went over like  a ton of bricks, and, in Don  Johnston's recent letter, he  reveals that the names of donors  would be placed in the conference room alongside former  prime ministers as they had lost  control of the building.  Even the casual observer  knows what that means; the  bank has taken over, and one  suspects that is why the party  moguls are out trying to sell  Liberal visa cards with the  Royal Bank donating a portion  of each application to the  Liberal Party.  The sum and substance of all  this is the party is adrift, going  nowhere, no pintles and  gudgeons, rudderless and endangered to the point that I  shall not live long enough to see  see another Liberal government  in Ottawa.  Dick Kennett  Inglis house's value, beauty cited  Editor:  I would like to add my voice  to John Burnside's enlightening  story of the old Inglis House, in  his Musings column. The  historic Value, and yes, beauty  of that old house, that has stood  like a lighthouse in the midst of  our community should not be  demolished, or sold to the  highest bidder. John's bottom  line said it all, "If we let the  treasures of the past slip away  undefended, we will diminish  ourselves more than we know."  The last time I wrote a letter  to the Vancouver Sun, it concerned the proposed demolition  of Christ Church Cathedral.  There was a bitter dispute going  on about its worth; even the  bishop thought that the value of  the land might benefit the  church as a whole.  I'm happy to say that the  people won out, and the church  is still there. That little corner of  the West End of Vancouver had  been saved, with the green lawn,  and timely messages of the  Good Book for all to see. In a  steel, concrete and plastic society we needed that. I am drawing  this analogy between a house  and a church because they have  both   given   solace   to   the  PUBLIC  *    AUTO   *  AUCTION  Sat. Mar. 9   ���  10:30 am  Location  South Coast  Ford Sales  Wlurf Fid    Sochell  pioneers, and that's what we're  all about.  During the early 50's, I built a  house on North.Fletcher Road  in Gibsons', and one night after  working hard I became ill. We  didn't have a phone at the time,  and my wife, after taking a  reading of 104 degrees, ran  down to the Inglis house and  got Dr. Hugh Inglis.  It   turned   out   I   had  pneumonia. I have always felt  ne saved my life. If one stops to  think, how many lives did those  Inglis doctors save? And how  many souls did J.S.  Woodsworth save and give  hope to for a future Canada  from a sick society as it was  then known. Is this house with  such a memorable past not  worth restoring to its original  state?  Gordon Kelk  Search and Rescue  Editor's Note: A copy of the  following   was   received   for  publication.  Coast Cable Vision  Attn: Mr. John Thomas  Dear Sir:  On behalf of the Sunshine  Coast Search and Rescue I  would like to express our thanks  to Coast Cable Vision Ltd. for  the award presented to our  group from the Community  Benefits Fund.  It is good to know that our  services to the community in  general have been recognized in  a practical manner like this.  You can rest assured that the  money will be well spent.  Communication, or perhaps I  should say lack of communication, has been a major problem  since our formation about 10  years ago. The problem remains  but this money will help us to  purchase radios and associated  equipment.  Thanks again.  John Hind-Smith  Editor's Note:  We have been hearing from  readers for some time now suggesting we run more letter) and  we heartily concur with this sentiment.  However, space Is always at a  premium In any newspaper.  Therefore, beginning March 11,  we will be instituting ��� new  policy designed to shorten  overly-long letters without  sacrificing their Integrity or  primary points.  This will, of course, be done  only where necessary. Those  readers who choose to share  their views with us can help  themselves���and the Coast  News���by doing a little  "creative editing" of their own  before submission.  We believe this policy will  lead to a greater variety of  dialogue, while providing a  forum for even more views and  852-3747  More Letters on Page 11  WTCHEM  CARNIVAL  Cowrie St., Sechelt 885-3611  ALL our Famous Canterbury Regular and   Flavoured Coffee   $6.99 lb. (rag. prtot) S7.46-$9.76)  All Swiss Water Decaf Coffees    $8.99  Whole lbs. only.   (rag. S10.00)   1 Week only.  1  I  S  j  - i   _i  "*" "���' '���''���~l~"nTi'iinrvir.ifjwU Coast News, March 4,1991  ��� Happy 88th  Birthday  Stan!  PRIME AD SPACE  CALL YOUR AD REP  GIBSONS: 886-2622  SECHELT: 885-3930  GEORGE IN GIBSONS  ROBERTS CREEK  by George Cooper, 886-8520  "What brings adults to  school studies again?" we asked  John Rayment, who guides  itudents through courses that  Jhe Part-time Education Program of ihe Sunshine Coast  School District's Continuing  "���Education Department.  - "Some come lo qualify for  'entrance to university or  ���technical school, either to gel a  ���graduation certificate or pick up  Jiccded extra  courses.  Others  .come simply to learn something  new for them, like the two  gentlemen from Quebec who  wanted to improve their  English."  John Rayment and Vern  Geisbrecht work in a portable al  Elphin '.one Secondary, each of  I hem lor 16 hours a week  spread through mornings, afternoons, and a couple of evenings.  "We have 18 to 20 students in  regular attendance right now,"  said John, "and ihere have been  50 to 60 people working al  secondary courses in ihe months  ifleuan Thomas, five, found she had an audience as she enjoyed  a popsicle in last week's sunny weather.        -Jotl Johmtont photo  TWIN OAKS  DEVELOPMENT CORP.  FOR RENT  $ 975.00  p/mo  FOR SALE  $ 99,900  $112,900  New 3 bedroom townhome. 1620 sq.lt.  covered balcony, lVz bathrooms, mini  blinds, skylight, soaker tub, oak  cabinets. 5 appliances, carport.  Near new 3 bedroom townhome.  2 levels. 5 appliances, l'/i bathrooms,  skylight, mini blinds, on crawl space,  carport.  Brand new one level townhome. Stone  fireplace, no stairs, 5 appliances, mini  blinds. lVi bathrooms, shake roof,  carport.  jS&s?  North Oaks "'Via,'  North Road at Kiwanis Way. Gibsons^P.  newest  townhomes.   Adult  oriented,  single  level.  3  different  floor plans  From   $89,900  to  $122,900.   Open  daily - 1 pm to 4 pm.  Contact Hans Ounpuu Construction  886-4680 or 886-7188  since last September."  Vern said, "I look after the  English and social studies, and  John, the math and sciences.  We're both qualified teachers,  by the way."  "Students have ranged in age  from those in their mid-60's to  those just 18," added John,  "and ihis year the average age  has been in the mid-40's."  The Ministry of Education  produces an Adult Basic Education program that an individual  can follow at his own pace.  Some may remember the  government correspondence  courses that many a logging  camp mother added to her  multitude of duties. Some country schools of years ago used  correspondence for their Grade  9 and 10 students with the  teacher marking the papers  after school. 'Distance Learning' as it is now called still provides the service���even a program all in French except for  English Literature.  "Students who come here,"  said John Rayment, "Find they  can get themselves better  organized here with more hope  of success than they can at  home." \  here," both Vern and John  said. "Each student is here  because he or she wants to be,  and because the pace is (he one  the student sets for himself, to .  reach the objectives as soon as*  possible."  WHITE CANE CLUB  The club had its First meeting  as an organized group at  Greenecourt to install its new  slate of officers.  The club has 18 members,  well above the 11 the national  organization requires. The national organization is an umbrella group called the Canadian Council of the Blind; it is  not pari of the CNIB but the  two organizations work to the  same purpose.  President of the Sunshine  Coast White Cane Club is Car)  Cartier of Halfmoon Bay; yitt-,;<,  president, Mrs, Vera Hwvej_j���  Gibsons; secretary," Marjorie  Walker; treasurer, Elizabeth  Konopasek of Halfmoon Bay  who has two children that are  classified blind; directors are  Don Andow of Gibsons,  Malcolm McMillan of Sechelt,  and Hilda Lee of Gibsons.  Don Andow and Marjorie  Walker are volunteer coordinators for the group and  because they are sighted are  associate members of the club.  The Sechelt Lions have been  most helpful and generous to  the club in its initial steps, providing the place to meet and  hosting  a  luncheon   for  the  by Janice Uighton, 886-3541  The new Cliff Gilker playFied  near the golf course has been in  use for soccer games since  before Christmas. I've been  meaning to share my excitement  for months but somehow other  things seemed more pressing.  This flat expanse of healthy  grass is a joy to utilize after  enduring for years the  washboard of scrubby turf at  the Roberts Creek School. I  remember going to the park last  summer lo examine the peach  fuzz of grass then just beginning  to grow. The First soccer game  scheduled there had to be  played elsewhere due to heavy  rains and the possibility of  damaging the new turf.  Now each home game is  played on the new Field. 1 notice  lhal each small depression or  divol has been meticulously  levelled with sand. Someone is  watching and caring for this  grand expanse so that its  greatness will continue.  And  members.  "The purpose of Ihe club is  to provide support to those who  are blind or those who have  members in their family who are  legally blind," Mrs. Walker told  us. "And to organize our own  recreation and social activities.  Anyone who requires more information call me al 885-2738."  Talking   books   have   been  made available at the branches  of the Royal Bank' in Sechelt  and Gibsons.  WARNING  An ad on the back cover of  the Sun comics of February 23  for candy, has a warning in tiny  tiny print. The candy contains  (one in five) toys of a hard  material.  FASHION SHOW  Called a Circus of Fashion,  the show models locally made  wear among other spring and  summer fashions for children  and adults.  , Conchita Harding, well-  known coordinator of many,  successful fashion shows on the  Coast, has loaned her talents to  the Langdale Parents' Group  for this exciting display of  sportswear lo parly clothes.  Refreshments, music and  entertainmenl assure everyone  of a fun-filled afternoon. Sunday afternoon, March 10 at 3  pm.  Tickets, $7 at  the school,  886-9971.   Proceeds   to   help  special activities.  HEART FUND  At Gibsons Swimming Pool a  muffin sale by Lynn Giampa's  Fit and SO aquafit class raised  $92 for the fund.  DAVIS BAY NEWS & VIEWS  by Lauralee Solll, 885-5211  The Davis Bay/Wilson Creek  Community Association Annual General meeting and elections will be held on March 12  at 1 pm. Harry Almond from  EAGLE FITNES  743 North Rd., Gibsons 886-4606  MARCH SPECIAL  3 MONTH COMBO $130.00 eg $209-  0  fjimy iviu\  rnrrttsrit 0  uneouie  MON.  TUES.  WED.  THURS.  FRI.  SAT.  ^'SUN  8:00  Tai Chi  9:50  NIA  NIA  NIA  NIA  High/Low  Impaci  11:00  Senior  Fll  NIA  Level 1  Senior  Fit  NIA  Level 1  2:00 High/Low  Impact  5:15  NIA  Tai Chi 5:oo  NIA  NIA  6:30  High/Low  Impact  High/Low  Impaci  High/Low  Impaci  High/Low  Impact  7:30  Modern  Dance  8:45  Jazz  INSTRUCTORS: Roslyn Pruitt, Darcl Young, Zeta Qaudet, Cheryl Law,  Natasha Baidauf, Merilee Corder, Karen Boothroyd, Sharon Simmons.  RATES  (GST included)  MOVEMENT  Single Class  2nd Class  30 Days Unlimited  12 Classes  8 Classes  $5.00  FREE  $42.00  $38.00  $32.00  90 Days Unlimited $105.00  Movement/Weight Combos  Student/Seniors  WEIGHTS  Drop In $5.50  1 Month $48.00  3 Months $102.00  6 Months $188.00  12 Months $350.00  Weekends: 2 for 1  Drop Ins  10K DISCOUNT  10% DISCOUNT  GROUP RATI*  WEIGHT ROOM HOURS  Mon.-Thurs. 10-10  Fri. & Sat. 10-8  Sunday 3 . g  ��� AM B and 12 session movement  classes must be used in 30  days.  ��� Baby sitting available for morning NIA classes only ($1.00 per  child).  ��� Personalized programming  available by appointment.  ��� All memberships Include sauna  and shower use.  the Gibsons Gardening Club  will be speaking about gardening and will be happy to answer  questions. The library will also  be open.  TEDDY BEARS  Happy Birthday to Teddy  Bears, Kyle, Vaness, Ryan,  Nicole, Thomas, Marx and  Pam who are all having birthdays in March.  CRAFTS/FLEA MARKET  To be held March 16, from 9  am to 12 noon, at the Wilson  Creek Hall. All tables are booked so there should be lots of  bargains. This is being sponsored by the Sunshine summers.  POT LUCK SUPPER  A pot luck supper is being arranged to celebrate Helen and  Ed Cuylits' 50th Anniversary on  Sunday, March 10, starting at 6  pm sharp. Everyone is invited to  attend. All you need to bring is  a casserole or salad and  yourself.  CONDOLENCES  Our condolences go out to  Margaret Dalziel and her family  on the death of husband,  Robert. We will miss seeing him  walking around the  neighborhood with his dog.  PUBLIC  *    AUTO    *  AUCTION  Sat. Mar  9   ���   10:30 am  South Coast  Ford Sales  852-3747  this spring two baseball  diamonds complete with backstops have been promised. The  school field used by the younger  leagues is incredibly dangerous  with the bases in ruts and the  balls bouncing any-which-way  into players' faces. But it  proved too dangerous for the  upper leagues, so Roberts Creek  has had no home games for  Please lurn lo page 5  Submissions to the NOTICE BOARD are welcomed. Please  ensure only one submission is made for each event.  Thankyou.  Monday, March 4th, 1991  Ladies' Auxiliary, Sechelt Branch, Royal Canadian Legion - General  Meeting, 1:30pm.  Gibsons Business & Professional Women's - dinner meeting, Attitude  adjustment 6 pm; Dinner 6:45 pm; Guest speaker, Eloise Yaxley. At  Bonniebrook Lodge. For details call 886-2552  Tuesday, March 5th, 1991  Post-Natal Class - at Gibsons Health Unit, 7-9 pm. Everyone  welcome. To register call Wendy Burlin, 885-7132.  Wednesday, March 6th, 1991  Tin Sunshine Coast Athletics Association - Registration & inlormation  meeting lor upcoming Track & Field season, 7 pm in Chatelech  Secondary School library. Parents & students aged 13 to 19 interested in Track & Field should attend.  Thursday, March 7th, 1991  S.C. R.N.A.B.C. - Meeting, 6:30 pm. Topic: 1991 Resolution - Annual Meeting. Call Val for location: 883-2379.  Friday, March 8th, 1991  Start Your Home-Based Business - Workshop, Capilano College,  Sechelt, March 8 & 9. Pre-register, $35. Call Glenda, 885-1959 or  your local Chamber ol Commerce.  Ladies Auxiliary, Royal Canadian Legion Br. 140 Sechelt - Friday  night steak dinner, $6.50 includes GST.  Saturday, March 9th, 1991  Spring Basket Tea & Sale - presented by St. John's United Church  Women, 2-4pm at St. John's United Church, Lower Hall, Davis Bay.  Gibsons Scout Bottle Drive - 9 am to 2 pm, drop oil behind Sunnycrest Mall  Forest Land Use Seminar - a full day seminar at Ihe Sechelt Indian  Band Hall, 9 am to 4 pm. Lunch and collee provided. Tickets: $10 in  advance Irom SCRD office in Sechelt. Phone 885-2261.  Sunday, March 10th, 1991  ''Circus ol Fashion" - presented by Langdale School Parents' Group,  3 pm at Langdale School. Tickets $7 at Langdale School.  Sunshine Coast Figure Skating Club Ice Carnival - Theme: Working  lor a Living. Two shows, 1pm and 3:30pm, Adults, $4; children $2.  Tickets available at Pastimes or Zippers in Sechelt, Silks & Lace in  Gibsons or Oak Tree Market in Madeira Park. For inlormation call  885-3727 or 885-7742.  Monday, March 11th, 1991  Sunshine Coast Peace Committee - monthly meeting, 7:30 pm at  Roberts Creek School library. Disarmament video will be shown. All  welcome.  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary, Roberts Creek Branch - regular  meeting, 10:30 am at R.C. Legion. New members always welcome.  Thursday, March 14th, 1991  Gibsons Rotary Club - will be meeting at the Cedars Inn at 6:30  precisely. From now on meetings will be held at the Cedars because  we require a larger meeting room. Many lhanks to the Omega  Restaurant for past hospitality.  Friday, March 15th, 1991  School District 46 Science Fair - Sunnycrest Mall from 2 - 7 pm. Projects from Grades 4 -12 on display.  Sunshine Coast Business tt Professional Womens' Club - Auction of  services & products. 7:30 pm, Greenecourt, Sechelt.  Saturday, March 16th, 1991  Free Workshop on Home Security & Personal Safety & Awareness - 2  pm, Greenecourt Hall, Sechell. Sponsored by the Sechelt Branch of  the RCMP and the Sunshine Coast Victim/Witness Service.  Monday, March 18th, 1991  Cancer Society, Sunshine Coast Unit - monthly meeting, 1pm at the  Regional Board Office, Royal Terraces, Sechell. Public welcomed. Info: 885-9451.  Friday, March 22nd, 1991  Daffodil Salt Day - launches yearly campaign for funds by Cancer  Society (mainly during April). Daffodils will be sold at Sunnycrest &  Trail Bay Malls and at Madeira Park & Garden Bay, also at St. Mary's  Hospital.  MISCELLANEOUS  Mondays  Pander Harbour Choir - Capilano College Choral course taught by  Lyn Vernon, Monday nights, 7-10 pm at the Music School.  Everyone welcome, age 15 - 90. Men needed especially. For further Information call 883-9277.  Tuesdays  Sexual Abuse Survivors Group - every Tuesday, 7 to 9 pm at the  Action Society Office. Contact Deborah, 885-5680.  Wednesdays  Toastmasters International - meet every 2nd & 4th Wed. at 7:30  pm at Greenecourt. Mike, 885-3323 for further Information.  Thursdays  Birth Control Clinic at Coast Garibaldi Health Unit, 494 S. Fletcher,  Gibsons every Thurs. from 7 to 8 pm. Everyone welcome.  "Lost & Found" a new group for seniors who are experiencing  loss and need support, will meet at the Health Unit In Sechelt,  across from the Post Office. 2-4 pm, every other Thursday. Phone  885-6101 or 885-5614 for information.  Fridays  United Church Thrift Shop - in basement of church off Truman  Rd., open Fridays, 1 -3 pm.  Sundays  Tin Sunshine Coast Stamp Club - will be meeting every second  Sunday at Rockwood Lodge at 7:30 pm.Phone 885-3381 or  885-7088 for further Information. Open for all ages,  Spanish Conversation Classes - 7 - 9 pm, 10 weeks  Rockwood Centre, 885-2522. Can still register.  $60. Coast News, March 4,1991  ROBERTS CREEK  H/MFMOON BAY HAPPENINGS  Continued from page 4  years in these leagues. Now with  the new field, all Roberts Creek  teams will be able to play their  home turf. Hip, hip, hooray!  LEGION NEWS  The Roberts Creek Ladies  Auxiliary will hold its monthly  meeting Monday, March 4, at 8  pm at the Legion.  Entertainment   for   Friday,  March 8, and Saturday, March  9, starting at 8:30 pm will be the  Automatics.  A CHANGE OF NAME  The Seaview Market has  changed its name to the Roberts  Creek General Store. The  owners feel the new name  reflects the function the store  fills in this community. Having  been troubled with the old name  slipping my mind for the first  few years I lived in the Creek, I  feel sure the direct appeal of the  new name will not play on one's  forgetfulness. The phone  number is currently listed under  'Roberts Creek General Store"  in information.  A HEFTY THANKS  A big thank you from the  community to Swanson's Ready  SECHELTSCENARjC-  jog  Mix for the new cement parking  curbs in front of the library and  post office. The old wood railings were definitely  biodegradable and ready for  recycling. Thanks for supplying  a community need.  LIBRARY NOTES  Did the spring sunshine put  you in the mood for exercise?  Your library has just the books  to help vou do it right.  'Walk' with John Man'  (796.5), go Jogging' (796.4), or  'Run for Your Life' with Garth  Gilmour (796.4).  Exercising at home? Try the  'Every Other Day Exercise  Book' by Fern Lebo (796.4)  which starts off easy, or 'Tai  Chi' (796.8). We've got the experts' advice on cross country  skiing, sailing, riding, wind surfing, golfing, etc.  While you are lying down  recovering from all this  strenuous stuff, look into 'How  to Live to be a Hundred or  More' by George Burns (613).  Shuffle on down to the library  and don't forget your card.  by Rut* fomattt, MM4U  This week will see some  meetings of importance to Halfmoon Bay residents. On Tuesday, March S the Halfmoon  Bay Recreation Association will  meet at Coopers Green Hall at  7:30 pm. New members are  needed urgently. Then on  Thursday, March 7, the Halfmoon Bay Childcare Centre is  holding a parents' meeting at 8  pm at the daycare centre.  Parents whose children attend either the daycare or out-  of-school programs are requested to attend. Items to be  discussed include the  playground, spring spruce-up  and the results of the survey.  Anyone is welcome to attend,  including parents who want to  find out more about daycare.  For information call 885-3739.  call 885-3739.  Also, on Thursday, March 7  at 7:30 pm in Welcome Beach  Hall there will be a special  general meeting to which all  members are urged to attend.  Much depends on a turnout of  by Margaret Watt, 885-3364  The Sechelt Garden Club will  be holding their monthly  meeting on Wednesday, March  6, at 7:30 pm, in St. Hilda's  Hall. All you gardening enthusiasts will be happy to know  that the guest speaker will be  Mr. Atinitz, who will talk about  pruning. As usual at the  meeting, visitors are more than  welcome.  VICTIM WITNESS SERVICE  There will be a free workshop  on home security measures and  precautions, personal safety and  awareness on Saturday, March  16, at 2 pm., at Greenecourt  Hall. The workshop includes  locksmith advice, police services, identification and inventory of household goods, panel  and audience discussions and a  video presentation. This is part  of Senior Liaison Program  operated by the Sechelt Branch  of the RCMP and Sunshine  Coast Victim Witness Service.  For more information, phone  885-5554.  ICE CARNIVAL  The Sunshine Coast Figure  Skating Club Ice Carnival will  present two shows: 1 pm and  3:30 pm, Sunday, March 10.  The theme "Working for a Living". Admission: adults $4;  children $2. Tickets available at  Pastimes or Zippers in Sechelt,  Silks and Lace in Gibsons, or  Oak Tree Market in Madeira  Park.  LOST AND FOUND  A new group for seniors who  are experiencing loss and need  support. The group meets every  other Thursday at the Health  Unit in Sechelt, from 2 pm to 4  pm. If you would like more information about this new  group, please phone 885-6101  or 885-5614.  LEGION AUXILIARY  The Ladies Auxiliary to the  Sechelt Legion will be holding a  Betty Keller, Producer of the Festival of the Written Arts,  accepts a cheque In the amount of $2500 from Dave Wilson,  Manager of the Sechelt Branch of the Royal Bank. In  return���If not trade!���Wilson accepts a Festival poster from  Keller.  The money will go towards the Festival's Floor Construction Project, the purpose of which is to replace the present  dirt floor In the festival pavillion with a permanent structure.  The new floor and seating tiers will cost some $36,000 and  hopefully will be completed In J"  Flea Market on Sunday, April  7, from 11 am to 2 pm. Rental  tables are available for $5, but  you have to book yours fast. If  you want one, please phone  Dorothy at 885-3823 or Pat at  885-3704.  GOLDEN LIFELINES  BIRTHDAY WISHES  Many happy returns to all the  people who have birthdays in  March, and especially to Jennifer Poole, Josie at the Dog  House, and my darling Olivia  who will be two on March 18.  Celebrating  International  Women's Day  Pitct, ErivlmiiMirt and EquSty"  lactate Ctntlnulng EdKittw  Mt: Freely, Mtrek S, 1H1  1:30 pm trM PejthKk dinner  bejtanrng it 7 pm  videos. Speakers, Discussion  Inlormallon/Resources Sharing,  Networking  For inlormation contact  Ctntnitln) MlKlBM II IIS-MSf  15 or Oy donation and contribution  10 the flM/urt OfnntY.  COLLINS SPEAKS  I had the pleasure of being invited to lunch with The  Honorable Mary Collins on  February 20 at the Coast Plaza  by Stanley Park. I came by this  invitation through DAWN of  B.C. and was seated two places  from the MP at the head table.  She spoke to us as Minister  Responsible for the Status of  Women and the Minister of  State for Seniors. One hundred  and thirty-six million dollars has  been put aside for Canadians to  work together to eliminate  family violence from our society  over a four year period.  The federal strategy will involve six key elements to address these goals: increasing  public awareness about family  violence and changing attitudes;  strengthening the federal legal  framework; providing prevention, protection and treatment  services to Indians on reserves;  strengthening family violence intervention and treatment services, especially for high risk  populations; increasing the  availability of housing for victims; and enchancing national  information exchange and coordination.  The Minister related that in  Canada, the greatest obstacle to  overcome in addressing family  violence continues to be one of  attitude. We can change laws in  a matter of months, but to  change attitudes, values and  behaviour requires years���even  generations.  EASTER SEALS  February seemed like forever,  but March is here and now we  plan for the Easter Sale and Tea  on Saturday, March 23. There  are busy hands at crafts and  those of you that create at  home. There will be an executive meeting at 10 am on  March 5.  all members for this one, and if  you have not yet taken out  membership, you may do so at  the door prior to the meeting. It  is urgent that you attend, as  your vote is required to give  your executive the power to  spend money on renovations to  the kitchen, a need which is long  overdue.  By the way, if your kid just  happened to bring home a  Canadian flag recently, you  should see to it that this flag is  returned from whence it came,  namely, the Welcome Beach  Hall. This flag was not easy to  remove. The guy lines had to be  cut and the pole ascended. This  kind of vandalism is so stupid,  and one wonders if parents have  any idea of what their kids are  up to. Hard earned funds will  have to be used to replace the  flag which was certainly not  cheap.  MANURE SALE  The only annual fund-raising  event undertaken by the Halfmoon Bay Cubs is about to take  place soon. The boys bag and  sell mushroom manure on  Southwood Road from 10 am  until 4 pm on March 16 and 17.  It might be wise to place your  order now by calling Don at  885-5208 to make sure that your  order can be met. At the same  time you will be helping towards  funds for cub camps etc.  Since last week's mention of  the re-location of the  caretaker's quarters at Coopers  Green, many people have been  expressing concern regarding  sewage disposal from both the  quarters and from the toilets at  Coopers Green Hall.  Parks Superintendent Steve  Alexander has assured this columnist that septic tanks are in  place for both buildings, and  that the standards are even  higher than those demanded by  the Health Department. Give  Steve a call at the SCRD and he  can provide all the technical  details.  The best news we've had this  week is that the killing has finally stopped in the Gulf. Not  before time, but thank goodness  it's over.  _     Gibsons  j  & District  "Public Library  .Hours:  =Tues 9:30-5prr  Wed 9:30-5 p  ��� Thurs 12 30 8p  Js��.l 9:305p  iSTORVTIME: Wed  Member of  ALLIED...  The Careful Movers  SPECIALIZED  MOVING  SERVICES  ��� Custom packing  & crating  ��� Specialists in moving: PIANOS, ORGANS,  OFFICE EQUIPMENT, etc.  LEN HIT'S TMKSFER LTD.  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(604) 8S2-3747  - ��-���- *- ��� ���- - Coast News, March 4,1991  The day before real winter driving conditions returned on Friday, ��� towing crew already had plenty  to keep (hem busy. ���Joel Jokntlonc photo  HARBOUR  ___  by Jacalyn Vincent, 883-2840  The clinic auxiliary is  desperately in need of members  if they are to continue functioning as an organization. The auxiliary operates the showcase of  knitted goods at the clinic, and  also operates the Bargain Barn  in Madeira Park. All their proceeds go to improve facilities at  the clinic. In 1990, a fax  machine and diabetic testing  equipment were installed.  Thousands of dollars have been  spent throughout the years since  the clinic was first built.  With more of the public using  the clinic, the need for equipment grows as does the need for  more members to keep the auxiliary active. There are only  about 10 dedicated members  left to carry the load. A  treasurer is urgently required as  is anyone who could spare a little bit of time towards a great  cause. If you are interested,  please contact Peggy Riley at  883-2230.  NEW?  On the Coast  Baby  Bride or bride lo be  Have we visited YOU yet?  We have Gifts to welcome you.  CALL US!  Helen Milburn 886-8676    Ruth Bulpit 885-5847  Nan Nanson    886-3416    Rosemarie Cook 885-5821  Your Dream Cruise  and Vacation Specialists  COME IN AND SEE US NOW  Mikk, Hilary, Mary and Sandy.  886-2522 ��� 8M-3381 Beside Gibsons Medical Clinic  DANCE FOR HEART  A special thank you goes out  to all the Pender Harbour Girl  Guides who raised $850 for the  Heart and Stroke Foundation!  All their hard work and dedication will hopefully help to  reduce the incidence of heart  disease, heart attack and stroke,  which is the number one non-  accidental cause of death in  North America.  BARGIN BARN NEWS  Clean materials are needed  for waste rags. If anyone has  any old towels, sheets, flannels,  etc., that can be used, please  bring them into the Bargain  Barn. Remember to mark the  bags, rags.  There are several boxes of  surplus clothing to go into Vancouver, if anyone is going in  with an empty car or truck. The  Union Gospel Mission at 616  East Cordova Street and the  Strathcona Metal Team at 295  East Hastings Street, are two  places in the East End that have  a need for clothing. Last year 85  boxes of clothing were given to  charities. The Bargain Barn is  open Thursdays and Saturdays,  from 1 to 3 pm.  HOSPITALIZED        / j,  It is a very pleasant relief to  see that Mrs. Bea Hallberg is  FGMONT NEWS  by Dtrie Percy, 883-M28  Being bom and raised in  Vancouver has left me without  the ability to appreciate snow  on the first of March. It simply  does not compute, especially  after the last few weeks of  balmy, bright sunshine we were  able to enjoy.  1 bet more than a few see-  were sown only to be met by  that big old Arctic front. No  sooner did the full moon drop  into the western horizon than  black clouds of inclement  weather began their march  across the skies of the still sleeping residents of Egmont.  For me, it was a day to  remember. As anyone with even  a minimal amount of hearing  was aware, our resident crew of  treeplanters was being flown in  and out of downtown Egmont  by helicopter. When we flew up  on Thursday morning, it was  still reasonably calm, but, by  afternoon, a good wind was  howling down both Jervis and  Sechelt Inlets.  Strong gusts of wind made it  nearly impossible for the pilot  to get his helicopter in to get us  off the mountain. There were  many tense moments as, three  by three, we were precariously  loaded into a machine literally  being thrown around in the  wind. Thanks to the very competent pilot for delivering us  safely back to home base.  Meanwhile, I'm happy to  report that we have peppered  those hills with plenty of  healthy, hearty young cedar and  fir seedlings which will become  our children's forest.  recuperating now at home, after  her short stay in St. Mary's.  REMINDER  Just a quick reminder that the  drop off spots for any articles  of community concern are at  the Marina Pharmacy and the  Petro-Can. Cut off times are on  Wednesdays at 5 pm. Please address them to me and add your  name and phone number.  AS THE TIDE CHANGES  Congratulations to Don and  Valerie Smith! Both are enjoying their new bouncing baby  boy, Edwin Smith.  Divers can enjoy a great  underwater spot at the end of  Francis Peninsula (by the way  wolf eels are included.)  Until next week, be good to  yourself.  PAY YOURSELF  FIRST  Bui what about thf mortgage or the  rent, the car payment, the credit cards,  and to on? Of course, you muM meet  your financial obligation!. But if you're  going to save money and build toward  a better tomorrow, you mutt keep tome  of what you earn for yourielf.  Wc can show you how to do it - and  how to make your savings grow. Call  us today.  Your resident Investors Planning Team  J.N.W.(Jim)BUDDSr.  885-3397  DEBORAH MEALIA  W   . ; �� in, 885-4011  aUMVOSUJIS   J H (Jim) BUDD Jr.  Group  8854011  PROFIT FROM OUR EXPERIENCE  SENIORS' HOUSING  For all of the people involved  with the plans for seniors' housing in Area A, Ken Burroughs  would like to say "thank you"  for all the hospitality, interest  and support received from the  Egmont area.  Now that they're probably  five bucks a pack, there must be  a few smokers considering a  radical lifestyle change. Good  luck to any and all attempts at  quitting smoking.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY  Happy March Birthday to  Jaye Josephson; Lana Ross;  Chloe Angus; Charlie Angus;  Star Craig; Gavin Muller; Darin  Walker; Diane Bryant; Doug  Williams; Mel Hutton; Lorenz  Kindopp; Heather Fearn; John  Seabrook; Julie Craig; Jasmine  Chandler; and a good community friend, John McGuire.  Happy Anniversary to Walt  and Sherrie Higgins.  MINE  DAYCARE  H you're looking for  daycare for your child  ,        /      \ where the focus  '    j * is a small group, learning  through play and free exploration ��� THIS IS  FOR VOU I  For children aged 2Vi to 5 years  Opening March 1, 1991  Call now to enroll your child.  886-3377  lYy      Daycare is operated by Ginnie Weston  ����  a licenced Early Childhood Educalor.  * Atk about our optional hot lunch program *Jff^lJCr'  Yes, we have limited half-day spates.       fv ������_.  I  TERMINAL  Forest Products Ltd.  LOG  BUYING  STATION  Competitive Prices  Camp Run  ��� CEDAR ��� FIR ��� HEMLOCK ���  886-7033  ���m-mm  SHOPPING  SERVICES  I  I  1 Coast News, March 4,1991  7.  _L__L_T     W^^-^  I     |lmhr_ll_ n  Open  8 am ��� 5 pm  Sundiyt, (Gibsons Only)  10 am - 4 pm  GIBSONS  Gibsons    Sechelt  886-8141   885-7121  Vancouver (Toll-Free) 688-6814  Q  BUILDING SUPPLIES  TWO LOCA TIONS   sunshine coast highway gibsons  wharf and oolphin sechelt  i  ��� ������' - ���  - ���* -����� --���--��- - . - ��..������.. -- ----tr  ___ Coast News, March 4,1991  Thurs., Fri., Sat., March 7, 8&9  If you plan to build, renovate or decorate your home you won't want to miss  the 3rd Annual Home Show sponsored by the Trail Bay Merchants Association.  Coast Columbia Cabinets  Coastal Painting  Sechelt Furniture Land  B.C. Hydro  Dargatz Glass & Door  Abel Roofing  Aero Purification Service  Hans Ounpuu Construction  Atlas Office Solutions  Garrett Construction  Paradise Heating  Pacific Homes  C & R Ceramic Tile  Archie The Improver  Coast Interiors  Sew Easy  Sechelt Hardware  Custom Carpet  EXHIBITORS  Stop by and  see us at  the  Home Show!  Coast Turf & Tree  Robert Honey Interiors  Table Charm  Oriental Reflections  Custom Home Watch  C.B. Contracting  Sechelt Golf & Country  Tidal Contracting  B & H Painting  The Clean Sweep Chimney Service  Sechelt Lighting  Flexwatt Radiant Heating  VB-IS Solariums  Sunshine Coast Building Supplies  Alwest Home Services  Sechelt Fire Place  Gibsons Building Supplies  Beautiful Savings on  Pleated Shades!  Crisply pleated shades in a choice of sheer lo peek-proof fabrics, in a  range of delightful colors or lovely prints. And Ihey also offer the energy  efficiency of a 5" wall of brick. Sec them soon!  SECHELT HARDWARE  Cowrie Street, Sechelt  885-2171  Enter the  Trail Bay Mall  Merchants Association   Z  HOME SHOW DRAW  March 7 - 9  Going Away?  For the BEST in HOUSE  and PET CARE  885-2228  ,+  .(^).CwrjMH��RM-liJa<rl<  See us at the  Home Show  Look for other  draws sponsored  by exhibitors  & Individual  mall merchants.  FOR INFORMATION  CALL ILLANA HOLLOW AY  885-3651  We Offer  Best Prices in B C  Courteous Service  \ 11 \; 111 u '  Check with us first,  If we don't have it  please ask  Tluwk you  MANAC.I Ml Nl Jv S [ Al I  ;'< 111 II I IIHNirilRl LAND  n\  SECHELT  FIRE PLACE LTD.  The Professionals in  Heating Options and Designs.  ��� GAS ��� WOOD ��� PELLET ��� INSERTS  ��� ZERO CLEARANCE FIREPLACES  ��� ALL VENTING SYSTEMS ��� MANTELS  ��� COMPLETE SALES ^INSTALLATIONS  ��� CERTIFIED TECHNICIANS  See you at the Home Show  VISIT OUR SHOWROOM  5631  WHARF RD.  885-7171    SEE US FOR:  Thinking about  new home construction  or renovating your  existing home?  VINYL, WOOD,  ALUMINUM  AND THERMAL  WINDOWS  36 YIABftmAUAnON  QtMTMVIMIOWAND  SiUCTKX  We have the largest selection of  new doors and hardware on the Sunshine Coast  Drop Into our showroom today at Highway 101 and Pratt f_f  or Call 866-7359 and talk with  Sales Representative Paul Hamilton Coast News, March 4,1991  1  Vinyl Siding  DEAL WITH AN ESTABLISHED LOCAL COMPANY  ALWEST  HOME  ) SERVICES  BOX 864 SECHELT. B.C. VON SAO  WRAY LINGERS   885-4572  VINYL SIDING���SOFFIT FASCIA  DOOR & WINDOW CONVERSIONS ��� RENOVATIONS  See us at the Home Show  Local buying brings benefits  a INSTALLATION  Commercial & Residential Carpet, Resilient  Flooring, Ceramic Tiles &. Hardwood  Check out the latest  1991 floor coverings  ��������������� Phone ������������-  880*8808 or 886-3282  Showroom at Sechelt Furniture Land  Salesperson ��� Tuea ��� Fri. 1230 ��� & Set. 9tX - 5  ���WITH Mil IN-HOMI SHOMINO.  The difference  between a house  and a home  Garrett Construction Ltd.  The company which integrates all aspects of a total  concept to produce your desired home. You can talk  to us about new home construction, additions and  renovations. For a free estimate or consultation call  Cliff Garrett at 885-3960.  Come and see us at the Trail Bay Mall Home Show.  GARRETT  CONSTRUCTION LTD.  P.O. Bo�� 288, Sechelt, BC VON SAO ��� 886-8960  by Fran Burnside  The next time you make an  evening dash to the 'corner  store' for that necessary item  you've just run out of or  forgot to buy, think about  this: what if there were no  local stores. What if you had  to go to Vancouver for  everything you need.  Now admittedly that is an  unlikely scenario. But local  businesses respond to  customer need and utilization.  They grow and increase their  stock and services according to  demand, and conversely they  wither and close when they are  under-used. It's the classic  case of "use 'em or lose 'em".  Local merchants are well  aware of the competition they  face from Vancouver stores  ���and they're more than willing  to meet it head-on if given the  chance. Although ferry and  transportation costs are a local  factor, lower coast overheads  balance the equation and  many local shops are adamant  about the fact that they meet  or  beat   Vancouver   prices.  They'd like you to give them a  chance and see what they've  got to offer before you go into  the  'big smoke'  and  buy.  You'll probably be surprised  at both the prices and the  selection.  The advantages to the consumer of shopping locally go  far beyond the obvious savings  of time, gas and ferry fare.  Local businesses support a  .. wide number of non-business  related community activities.  Think of all the places  where you see or read business  names. Your son's or  daughter's - or your own  -baseball or hockey uniform  has a sponsor's name on the  back, and that sponsor bought  those uniforms.   When your  club has its awards night or  fund-raising raffle, all the  trophies and prizes have been  donated by generous local  business people. Whenever a  non-profit group requires extra funding or assistance,  businesses are the first asked  'ttTmake a contribution, and  most of them could cover their  walls with the hand-lettered  "Appreciation Certificates"  they've received to recognize  their efforts.  Bin getting down to the real  brass tacks, it's in the general  economic health of the Sunshine Coast community that  local  businesses make  their  biggest contribution. They  create jobs. They pay full-  time, year-round wages which  support   local   families   and  enable them to live here. They  provide summer jobs for  students so they can stay home  and earn money to continue  their studies.  And they pay local taxes  and contribute to local services, thus helping to upgrade  the general quality of life for  all of us. The larger the local  tax base, the better the services  we receive, and ihe more of  those "extras" like recreational facilities the community  can afford.  Spending your dollars  where you live is like investing  in yourself. The money comes  back to you in numerous different ways. Local spending  creates what is called "the  multiplier effect", wherein  each dollar does the work of  live or six as it circulates  through the community, being  spent again and again for different products and services,  becoming the vital "cash  flow" which keeps businesses  healthy and growing. The  more cash flow a business has,  ihe more it can increase its  slock and provide wider .selection and service, a side effect  of which is oflcn hiring more  staff, which means more people working and having money  to spend, supporting more  local businesses, which pay  more local  taxes  and  con  tribute more to ihe community, etc., so the circle expands  and the community's  economic health keeps getting  better and better.  Competitive prices are just  one of the advantages of dealing with Ihe shop down the  street. When you want service  or repairs, your local business  is close by, right there when  you need ii. The local service  man can come to you; you  don't have to lake your  washer lo him. And he's your  neighbour. He knows his  reputation rests with what you  tell your - and his-friends  about his work. He can't afford in a small community to  have dissatisfied customers, so  he'll give you service above'  and beyond what you'd get  from an impersonal 'big city'  company as just another  anonymous customer. He  needs and wants you to come  back to him ihe next time, and  he'll give you the kind of work  which will make you do so.  Besides, he wants lo be able to  look you in the eye and get a  smile back the next time he  meets you on the golf course  or al the Scout rally.  Shop locally and support  local businesses. If you want  them to be ihere with what  you need when you need it,  use their services regularly so  you'll have the choice.  7 POUNDS  of  POWER  SupernoteSX-16  40 Meg. Hard Drive 2 Megs Ram  3.5" Floppy Drive  VGA White Screen  Carry Bag  Take It Home. Take it to Work.  Take it Anywhere.  Fits In your Briefcase.  Come and visit us at the    |^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  Home Show and see what happens when you recycle.  We will have a display of What's New in home,  office and school products.  atlas  OFFICE SOLUTIONS LTD.  SS11 Wharf St., Sechelt  Phone 885-4489 Fax 885-4698  ���% ����� f->*.-.��^-..,,.�����,..-. .... ��� -____  Ti-irvr"- 10.  Coast News, March 4,1991  Qas project on target  Planning and construction of  local natural gas distribution  systems are on schedule following B.C. Utilities Commission  approval of an Interim  Operating Agreement between  Centra Gas and 19 Vancouver  Island and Sunshine Coast  municipalities.  The Commission approved  the agreement after a three-day  public hearing in Victoria in  January. Included in the agreement are the terms and conditions under which the company  will construct, operate and  maintain its distribution  facilities in each community.  "The Commission's early approval helps keep our project on  target," said Centra Gas President Robert O'Shaughnessy.  "With the continued cooperation of each municipality we are  confident that our very tight  schedules can be maintained."  During the public hearing,  the municipalities described to  the Commission the impaci thai  the construction program could  have on local administration.  Centra Gas has agreed to  schedule its activities in a manner that will facilitate smooth  approvals.  "We will be working closely  with officials in each community to help them accommodate  the short-term incremental  workload generated by our project."  O'Shaughnessy said the Interim Operating Agreement is a  good document that will provide the base for the Final  Agreement with the municipalities. He said company officials  are immediately beginning work  with each municipality to  develop the final contract.  "We consider this the beginning of a long and strong partnership with each community,"  said O'Shaughnessy.  Centra Gas is spending $200  million to construct its local  distribution systems. The company expects to pay municipalities more than $29 million in  local taxes during the first 10  years of operation.  Although most of his concerns regarding the Interim  Operating Agreement have been  answered, Gibsons' Mayor Eric  Small told the Coast News "I'm  satisfied...that the agreement  cannot now simply be imposed.  If negotiations (between the gas  company and the municipalities) fail, (everything) goes  back to the B.C. Utilities Corn-  Small expressed disappointment that nil municipality will  not be receiving gas service until  September of 1992. "Gibsons  will be the second-last (of the 19  municipalities) to be provided  with gas," Small said, adding  that the company's "excuse"  for this centered around  "...having to bridge several  creeks to get the gas to  Gibsons." Apparently this  obstacle could involve a major  set back in terms of time,  depending on just how quickly  this phase of the operation is  put into action.  Continued from page 1  in part to the lack of an on-duty  obstetrician on the Coast. As it  turned out, an obstetrician had  to be hydrofoiled from  Nanaimo to Davis Bay where  there were also problems docking.  Konopasek said that when he  arrived at Rockwood sometime  before 1:30 pm to answer  queries the commission might  raise about riis submission, he  found that the doors were locked. Managing to locate a commissioner, Dr. Konopasek was  "shocked" to discover that the  commission was "unaware of  his submission".  The doctor later found out,  by contacting commission headquarters, that while his brief  had been  reviewed by staff  Twenty-four students at Gibsons Elementary participated la this year's Heritage Week Photo and  Story Contest. Six entries were chosen and forwarded to Victoria to compete In provincial Judging.  ���Joei JoaniloM photo  researchers, the actual members  of the commission were  unaware of its existence.  As it turned out, Konopasek  wound up driving the commissioner he had located to the airport, "to get a chance to talk to  him about my brief."  The doctor later learned that  his brief would be given to all  members of the commission  and that they would "be in  touch".  Konopasek told the Coast  News that, while speaking to  Victoria, he discovered that of  the 100 or so submissions made  by parties on the Sunshine  Coast, only 12 were discussed  Thursday in Sechelt.  While he was submitting his  brief and working on behalf of  "all the children on the Coast,"  Dr. Konopasek readily notes  that he has three handicapped  children "of my own" and that  this fact has served as a  motivating factor in his efforts.  PUBLIC  AUTO  AUCTION  Silt. Miir. 9   ���   10:30 am  South Coast  Ford Sales  Wli.trf Rd    Sec In"!  Trans Pacific Auction  ��852-3747  Wishful Thinking  SEUABRATING our SECOND YEAR  with o  27B Gower Pt. Rd., Gibsons Landing  886-S818  Eagles & Whales Gallery  ��� Framed Canadian Prints  ��� Pollers  ��� Decorator Art  ��� Custom Framing al Budget  Prices  ��� Sunshine Coast Photos  MS Marine Or. CiDtont (Btrtld* DocktMe Pharmactl  Sunshine Coast Tours  princess Louisa cnarters  Depart to im  FMMng cnarters  maaa.     From $15 par hour  -B34l     3Q bom   YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND AT  Docksfne  phaRrraaqy  441 Marine Drive. Gibsons   886-8158  i  SEVEN DA YSA WEEK: w , m,,  ,  7:ooPm  S    K       YOUR       PHARMAC  Car Rides Make Me Sick  "My five year old gets sick  just at the thought of getting  into a car. What can I do?"  Sometimes Ihe tendency  towards molion sickness can be  reduced by looking straight  ahead al Ihe horizon line. For  adults. Ihis means silling in Ihe  front seal and resting your head  lirrnly against the back of your  seal The safest place for a young  child Is in the back seat of the car.  but this makes it difficult for the  child to see out the window Try  using a car seat or a brjoster seat,  if the child is old enough, to give  your child a clear view of the  honzon  If you are just taking a  short trip, avoid feeding  your child before you leave.  For longer tnps, offer frequent,  small amounts of food and clear  liquids, for example, lellO���, clear  broths, sailed crackers, ginger ale  Avoid milk and milk products.  Keep the car windows  open if possible. Stop every  Iwo or three hours for tresh air  and exercise  In addition to Ihese measures  you may find a non prescription  ami-nauseant product helpful  These products are antihista  mines and lend to make people  drowsy A young child will, hope  fully, fall asleep in Ihe car  Gravol* and Dramamine are  two ami nauscanis available at  your local pharmacy Both con  tjin dimenhydnnate Products ol  this type arc available in tablet, li  quid, and suppository form Ask  your pharmacist lor help in dcler  mining the correct dosage lorm  for your child  Anti-nauscants should be  given 30 to 60 minules before you begin your trip.  Should nausea and vomiting be  gin anyway, more oral medica  tion will nol he useful However,  in these cases, supposilones may  be of some help lo a sick child  Many adults also suffer from  motion sickness. In addition to  the products recommended  above, another product. Trans-  derm V, is available for adults.  Transdcrm V is nol a tablet It is  a patch containing scopolamine  which is applied behind the ear al  least 12 hours before Ihe ami-  nauseant effect is required This  system allows the ami -nauseam  10 be absorbed through ihe skin  and is very useful for long trips  Scopolamine should not be used  in children nor in individuals  suffering from glaucoma unnary  difficulties, or some stomach dis  orders  Any medication used to  treat motion sickness  causes drowsiness, a good  rule is lo avoid dnving or any ac  Uvity that requires you to be alert  11 you are pregnant, consul! your  doctor before using any non  prescription anti-nauseants  Ask your pharmacist lo help  you choose an appropnatc prod  uct for your needs  An adviaory column written by  The Canadian Pharmaceutical  Attoclatton, Ottawa, Ontario.  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Dear Peggy Connor and Directors of the Regional District:  As a boy, living in Gibson's  Landing, growing from three to  six years in age, the announcement that the Woodsworth and  Inglis families (total 16) were  going on a picnic to Shepherd's  Rock (later renamed Gospel  Rock) brought joyous shouts.  We anticipated craggy fir trees  with bald eagles perched atop,  fishermen's 'one-lunger' boats  far down below near Salmon  Rock with the occasional seal's  head visible, mysterious red-  barked arbutus trees, granite  rock lookouts, and in the  spring, wild purple violets and  orange tiger lilies.  As a young man teaching  high school in what is now the  School Supply Annex, 1 often  wandered off after school to  find solace from the day's problems, and to return refreshed  ���especially when my circuit included the trails around Gospel  Rock.  Local residents in 1991 badly  need such a beautiful temple for  communicating with nature.  Somewhat brashly, I strongly  recommend that the Regional  District, perhaps with financial  help from the provincial  government, from Gibsons  Council and citizens in general,  take bold steps to purchase the  entire Gospel Rock as a park, to  have as a practical living monument for all people, in perpetuity-  Bruce Woodsworth, P. Eng.  Positive feedback  Editor:  It's always nice to read a  newspaper that employs diverse  columnists such as Messrs.  Burnside and Nutter, an editor  that paraphrases Bob Dylan and  also doesn't devote the better  part of a page to pseudo-news,  such as a winning real estate  agent.  Kudos to y'all.  Robert Gerow  Editor's Note: In last week's Wilson,   and   mistakenly   at-  edition (February 26, 1991) we ,ributed "���� Howwd mitt-In  _ij    ...    ��� ������  ��� j      j fact, the letter was written by a  carried a letter full of vim and w L   Wh|te of Pender ������.  vitriol,   targeting   Gordon hour.  Editor:  Hyak, acquired from Garden  Bay in 1968, was an ambassador for his species. Approximately 10 million visitors  saw him in his 23 years here,  were touched by his presence  and left with a great awareness  of killer whales.  It can be argued that killer  whales can be seen in the wild.  There is a growing whale watching industry and certainly the  more urbanized our society  becomes the greater is our need  to be in touch with animals. A  vitally practical point is the  sheer number of people needing  education. Can you imagine  close to one million people annually whale watching in Rob-  son Bight, as that is the number  that learn about whales at the  Vancouver Aquarium. There is  no doubt the whales would  leave the area.  The killer whales at the Vancouver Aquarium receive the  very best of care. The 120 tons  of herring, salmon, sole and  pollock they eat annually are of  premium quality. The food is  fished at a particular time of  year and is done so under a  quality control contract to ensure the whales' nutritional  needs. Vitamins a are added  daily. The public presentations  involving the whales are critical  for the whales' stimulation and  exercise.  In 1983 Hyak became very ill.  With three experienced marine  mammal veterinarians, extensive medical and technical support from a local hospital and  Hyak's masters don't  understand reactions  six months of extensive care,  Hyak pulled through. Dr. Dick  Hooper, a St. Paul's Hospital  cardiologist, said, "Few people  in BC received the quality of  medical attention given to Hyak  during his illness." Although  Hyak recovered we were never  able to fully diagnose the  specific area of infection.  In January of this year, when  Hyak again became ill, we  brought all medical and  technical resources to bear.  With our present veterinarian  and our many associates, we  worked on a medical program  for Hyak, now an older whale  with a much reduced immune  system, indicative of all older  animals, including humans.  On Saturday, February 16,  when he suddenly relapsed and  died at 3 pm, it was an extreme  emotional shock to all of us.  We are professionals here  and we knew we had to act  quickly if we were to find the  cause for Hyak's death. His life  had served great purpose and so  too would his death. An immediate post mortem results in  the most accurate and relevant  clinical picture for a  pathologist. We quickly  organized a crane and truck to  remove Hyak's body from the  pool and take it to a barge  where the post mortem would  be performed.  The post mortem started at 9  pm and was completed by 4 am,  Sunday, February 17. During  the post mortem it is necessary  to remove some sections of skin  and blubber to expose the internal organs for examination. We  wanted Hyak to have a burial at  sea with a few of the trainers  present. His body was wrapped  in a canvas sling, enclosing the  pieces that had been removed  for the post mortem. The sling  was tied closed with rope and  weighted. Around noon Sunday  the body was taken to a 200  fathom area of the Strait of  Georgia and put overboard for  a respectful burial.  Some of the portions of skin  and blubber floated free of the  canvas wrapping. As you are  aware,   due   to   a   strong  southeasterly they floated to  shore in Sechelt. Now this  aspect has completely overshadowed everything else. This  was a truly unfortunate circumstance and one which is getting far more attention than is  warranted.  Despite the desperate needs  of some to expose a perceived  "cover up", 1 hope you and  your readers now understand  why the autopsy was performed  immediately and the impeccable  credentials of those involved.  We do not understand the  value of focusing so much attention on the events which occurred in Sechelt over the past  week. In fact, we feel a strong  responsibility to maintain as  much dignity, truth and discretion befitting the loss of an old  friend���especially one who had  touched so many. As a group of  scientists, educators and conservationists we cannot determine  what contribution to our  knowledge of whales is served  by so focusing on some pieces  of blubber on the beach.  K. Gilbey Hewlett  General Curator  Vancouver Public Aquarium  CHAMBERS PLANNING SERVICES  ��� Life A Disability Insurance Planning  ��� Retirement Planning      ��� Employee Benefit Plans  'Serving the Sunshine Coast for over 8 years'  I AWKKNC K K. CHAMBERS  TELEPHONE 8869111  TOLL FREE    1-800-663 2051  GRAMMA'S PUB  Summer hit early this year in Gibsons, and it's time to take out your sunglasses and head  on down to the deck at GRAMMAS'. 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If  they notice anything, it is the  ferry's wake, giving little or no  thought to Howe Sound as a living entity.  But Tim Turner has a much  broader concept. He sees Howe  Sound as a complex ecological  system. One with an intricate  underwater terrain of great  depths, shallow ridges, and little  known patterns of tidal currents. And he expands this concept even further to include the  ; whole drainage system of the  watershed that feeds into the  Sound, a huge area that takes in  "the Squamish Valley to beyond  -Whistler.  I In an interview with the  Coast News in his Gibsons  home that overlooks, fittingly  ;enough, Howe Sound, Turner  explains that the area is a typical  representation of southern  coastal BC, with a geological  'framework that includes recent  Volcanic centres and high  Seismic risk, steep slopes, slides  )nd mountain streams. The  ecosystem is affected by communities, pulp mills, a chemical  plant, road and rail links, past  hiining activity, forest  Harvesting and a major port.  And Howe Sound itself supports an important fisheries industry and has significant  recreational potential.  - This fall there will be a major  scientific conference on Bowen  Island to study the area. The  four day conference will be attended by 50 to 60 top scientists  from all across North America,  members of federal and provincial ministries, and industry  representatives who will attempt  to bring together all the information already known about  this area, and identify the areas  that still need to be studied.  Backed by the federal departments of Fisheries and Oceans,  Environment Canada and  Geological Survey Canada, Tim  Turner will be acting as an "advance man" on this project,  presenting to schools and the  public a series of information  Tim Turner previews the underwater model of Howe Sound and  the large scale map of the watershed that he will be using in his  presentations to local audiences. See story.   ���Rote Nicholson photo  lectures in Gibsons and the  other communities in the watershed.  "We are looking at the  natural system and how humans  influence it, and what the future  holds for the humans who live  in this drainage system," said  Turner.  "We're going to have to do  better than we're doing now so  that our future is sustainable, so  that the economic development  within this drainage system is  sustainable.  "The major theme of the  technical conference is, what do  we know, and what do we not  know? Where there are big gaps  in our knowledge, let's develop  some research projects that will  Proposed  SILVICULTURE  PRESCRIPTION  Notice of pre-harvest silviculture prescription, pursuant to Section 3 of the silviculture regulations.  The following areas have a proposed prescription  that will apply if approval is obtained from the  Ministry of Forests. The proposed prescriptions will  be available for viewing until April 18, 1991 at the  location noted below, during regular working hours.  To ensure consideration, any written comments  must be made to John Clarke, Administrative  Forester, 12180 Mitchell Road, Richmond, B.C. V6V  1M8 by the above date.  Culling  Permit  Cut  Block  Location  Area  (HA)  Amendmenl  Yes/No  31-11  S. Middlepoinl  4.4  No  fill in some of those gaps.  "Howe Sound is our home.  The purpose of the educational  program in the schools is to  heighten the students'  understanding and awareness,  and perhaps that familiarity will  breed a little concern, a heightened sense of responsibility.  They will want to know more,  and that's when the second  phase of the project will happen."  For Turner, an integral part  of this "second phase" would  be an active involvement of  students in research projects  that would add to the body of.  knowledge of Howe Sound and  its watershed. He suggests  things like an 'adopt-a-beach''  program where students would  monitor the living organisms on  the beaches to find out what  changes occur from year to  year. "You couldn't hire a  research consultant at $50,000 a  year to do that, but it would be  a great project for a school.  "Very little environmental.  science information is available  on a local level, and that's what  makes kids excited, when they  can relate to what's going on at  home."  PUBLIC  *    AUTO   *  AUCTION  Sat. Mar. 9   ��� 10:30 am  Location  South Coast  Ford Sales  Wharf Rti    Sechell  Trans Pacific Auction  [(>i)4i852-3747  At least one school body has  already been sparked by the  magic of Turner's infectious enthusiasm. For the rest of the  school year, students and  teachers at Langdale Elementary will be focusing their attention on a variety of projects  centered around the study of  Howe Sound. He will be giving  his first presentation at that  school on March 5, followed by  one at Gibsons Elementary (on  March 6), Elphinstone Secondary, and a public lecture at  Langdale school on March 12 at  7:30 pm. Following that will be  presentations at over 12 schools  from Horseshoe Bay to  Whistler.  When asked what got him  started on his 'crusade', Turner  talked about his eight years experience as a high school  teacher of earth sciences and  geography but, more significantly, he expressed his ideas  about individual responsibility.  As an avid sea kayaker and  hiker, he saw that, "the writing  on the wall is so legible now. I  want to take this on as my own  involvement, my own way of  assisting in turning our society  around.  "I have a strong belief that  individuals make a difference.  I've had sufficient contact with  individuals who have made a  difference, who have really impressed on me the need to stick  your neck out and not wait till  ihe next guy makes a move. The  idea is to just get started and the  thing will begin to develop a  momentum of its own.  "It's happening everywhere  ���in government, in industry.  Environment Canada is going  forward in ways it never  thought it would, and it's all a  function of individual initiative.  "One of the important things  that needs to come out of this is  the concept of questions.  Science is a loosely held set of  facts that have big holes. What  we're attempting to do is have  people recognize that the experts don't know much, and we  need to know more. Scientific  research is imperative so that we  are clear as to the impact we're  having, and some of the ways in  which we can mitigate that impact. ,,,,  ,  "I don't want this to be just  an isolated event. The question  has to be 'how do we take this  further?'  "That's the biggest challenge  for me."  a BACK!  Peninsula Industries .9,  has joined forces with  John Enevoldson  Welding Supplies u_  specializing in  LOGGING ��� HYDRAULIC ��� INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIES  llrwro  NOW open 7 days a week  M0N.-FRI. 7am-6pm ��� SAT. 8am-4pm ��� SUN. 10am-2pm  Stop in and say Hello  1042 HWY. 101 (Across from Ken Mac) 886-2480  ffmck *9 Sill-  Preschool  OPEN HOUSE  for September Registration of 3 eV 4 year olds  wll! be held on  Saturday. March 23. 10 am ��� 12 noon  at the preschool on Harmony Lane.  FO CALL PJ  Jeyafa MoUey, B.Sc Hoe.  wishes to announce  the relocation of her practice to  817 Hwy. 101 in the Gibsons Dental Centre  adjacent to the Gibsons Medical Clinic  BYAPPOnfmaWTOrVLY  Chamber of Commerce  General Meeting  _ DINNER^  Date: March 13, J99I  Time: 6:30 Cocktails - 7:00 Dinner  Place: Mariner Restaurant  Speakers: Deborah Pierce,  Marketing Promotor  and  Lee Martel  Head of Highway Bypass Project  Please phone Emily at Chamber Office 886-2325  to make reservations  Office Technology  Program  Train for Success  Secretaries, Word Processors and Accounting  Clerks ��� our graduates are in demand.  Enrol in one of our specialized training programs:  ��� Secretarial  ��� Financial  ��� Word Processing  Acquire computer, communication and  interpersonal skills to meet the challenge of the  office of the '90's.  Programs start September 3. We have a place  for you, but hurry! Telephone 9(4-4959 for  information and to arrange for a personal  interview. Coast News, March 4,1991  13.  Just another Trout Lake mornin'.  ���Jin Michael Sherman photo  Innerwoven presents  In Concert  From the Hawaiian Islands,  Music from the Heart"  WESLEY FURUMOTO  Singer, songwriter, entertainer, recording artist  Gibsons Motor Inn  Saturday, March 23, 7:30 pm  J7���� at Ihe door    $6���� advance       886-9621  rt"  Gardening Notes  by Marguerite  Welcome newcomers, and  especially would be gardeners,  to the Sunshine Coast. It seems  that gardening is one of the  growth industries of the decade,  which speaks for itself in this  busy modernistic and computerized age.  It is therapeutic for the mind,  body and soul. It has displays of  Nature's artistic beauty, is productive, can be relaxing, gives  satisfaction, and we are always  learning, no matter what age we  are.  The weather pattern, with  changes in temperature, high  winds and even snow, can cause  damage to trunks, branches and  shrubs and can uproot some of  our trees.  We must begin repairs now to  fend off diseases and insects  which attack the cambium layer  just under the bark, which is  responsible for the protection of  the stems and new growth.  Splints can give stability to  broken limbs, and they will heal  just like our bones. Do not apply pruning paints and emulsions  directly to the wounds as that  Channel Eleven  Tuesday, March 5/91  6:00 PM A 9:30 PM  Cable Connections  The weekly news from the  broadcasting students at  Elphinstone.  6:30 PM  Student Forum  Hanna Skytte hosts and produces this forum with MP Ray  Skelly. A panel of students will  interact with their MP on  Canada's future at home and  abroad.  7:30 PM  What Do You See In  Canada's Future?  Stan Dixon hosts a lively  hour of community programming. Join Stan and his panel  for a look at what could be in  Canada's future. Panel  members include Vic Walters,  Doris Fuller, Laurel Sukkau  and Doug Dickson.  8:30 PM  Cable Television Month  Carla Howden hosts this  show with District Manager  Carl Bobardt discussing the  changing role of cablevision in  Canada and plans here on the  coast. Also included in this programme are the presentations of  the Coast Cable Vision Community Benefits Fund Cheques.  Thursday, March 7/91  5:00 PM "Live"  6:45 PM tt 9:00 PM  Student News Show  Cable Connections  This week the broadcasting  students at Elphie look at the effluent treatment plant at Howe  Sound Pulp and Paper, Gibsons  downtown   revitalization,   the  new jail cells at the Gibsons  RCMP station and much more.  Twenty-six career preparation  students work each week to  bring you this show.  7:00 PM  Talk to Your Local  Government���Live Phone-in  John Burnside takes the hosts  chair this month for the programme that brings your local  governments to your community station. Invited guests include  SCRD Chairman Peggy Connor, Gibsons Mayor Eric Small,  Sechelt Mayor Nancy MacLarty  and Sechelt Indian Government  Chief Tom Paul. Viewers are  invited to call the studio during  the programme with questions  and comments.  8:00 PM  Why Recycle?  Laurel Sukkau gives us a look  at recycling options and projects  on the coast. The programme  takes a look at all the angles of  recycling from an interview with  Bruce Wallis, of Sunshine Coast  Disposal, to an environmentally  friendly shopping trip.  This Community  Television Schedule  Courtesy of:   .  SOUTH COAST FORD  8B5-32B1  BUY THIS SPACE  CALL YOUR AD REP  GIBSONS: 886-2622  SECHELT: 885-3930  may interfere with proper healing. Cover with wax paper, then  apply emulsions.  Try growing your own annuals this year or try something  new. Amirrhiums, verbena,  lobelia, and fibrous begoinas  are all long growing.  The window sill is ideal for  starting seeds, with  temperatures   of   60   degrees  Fahrenheit   or   IS   degrees  Celsius.  Reduce temperatures to SO  degrees Fahrenheit or 10  degrees Celsius when seedings  germinate. Vegetables are  treated the same as the flowers.  Starting seeds earlier this way  gives you a head start until the  weather is warmer.  3  DAYMGODINGS  RESTAURANT  Elegant dining wilh a fabulous view overlooking Horseshoe Bay.  FEATURING:  ��� Mediterranean Specialties  ��� Seafoods  ��� Pastas & Pizzas  ��� Steaks  OPEN DAILY 11:30 AM UNTIL 11 PM  6330 Bay St., Horseshoe Bay 921-8184  The Bay HTIprket  Your neighbourhood foodmart In  Horseshoe Bay!,  Minutes from the ferry line-up.  OPEN 8:30 AM TO 10 PM ��� 7 DAYS A WEEK  6414 Bruce St.- 1 Block Up From Bay Street - Phone 921-7155  ��ftt-  an  FAMILY DINING  Andy's Restaurant- Lunch and dinner specials every day. Closed Mondays.  Every Wednesday night is Prime Rib  Night. House specialties include veal  dishes, steaks, seafood, pasta, pizza, Thai  food, and lots of NEW dishes. Don't  mist Andy's great Brunch Buffet every  Sunday from I lam-3 pm. Hwy 101, Gib-  tons, 886-3388. Open 11-9, Sun. closed  Mondays, 11-10 Tues.-Sal.  Artgato Sushi Japanae  Restaurant Walk on the Langdale  (my and join us for an exotic dining experience in Horseshoe Bay. Or, phone  ahead and we'll have your favourite  Japanese Delicacies ready for pick-up.  Choose from our wide variety of sumptuous traditional hot entrees or Ihe many  freth, expertly prepared and presented  kernt available from our sushi bar.  Hours: Tues.-Sun. A Holiday Mondays,  il:30am-l0:00pm. 6342 Bay St.,  Horeeshoe Bay, ph. 921-6300 for reterva-  tjrjiu..  Cafe Pierrot- Comfortable atmosphere with warm, helpful staff.  Homemade pastas, quiches and daily  sp�����i we all prepared with the freshest  Ingredients- both healthful and delicious.  Oir whole wheal bread and scrumptious  ���twit are baked freth daily, on the  premltet, Outside dining, take out orders  for Ihe beach and cappucino are  available. The Coast's bistro., as unique  m- the  Com  tadf.   Mon.   - Sat.  9tm-5pm.Closed Sunday. Teredo  Square, Sechelt. Phone ahead for your  lunch! 813-99(2.  Coast Club Cafe- Bright, open,  casual dining for breakfast and lunch.  Fresh is Ihe order of the day for all of our  menu items. Big burgers, pasta dishes,  Mexican specials, sandwiches, salads and  a variety of daily features. An adult environment with European flair, which offers dining at reasonable prices. Open  from 3 am daily. Join us for weekend  brunch. 3519 Wharf Ave., Sechelt,  883-9344. Visa and Mastercard accepted -  sealing for 60.  Franca' Dining Lounge ��� Join us  for family dining at Franca' Dining  Lounge at the Pender Harbour Hotel on  Highway 101. The atmosphere is comfortable, Ihe staff warm and friendly, and  the menu excellent. We are open Monday  to Friday 6:30 am to 10 pm and Saturday  and Sunday I am to 10 pm. Friday and  Saturday are Prime Rib nites: look for  other great spedab on Sunday. Enjoy a  view of the harbour and remember that  privale parties can be arraned. call  883-9330.  BLUE HERON INN  As we arrive at the Blue Heron Inn, we decide to ponder a while to enjoy Ihe view of Porpoise  Bay on a lovely early spring evening. Entering the dining room, we are greeted by our charming  hostess, Heather, who has a table by the window reserved for us. There is gentle Moxart music  tastefully playing in the background as we study the menu.  Menu studying here is quite a challenge as each item it so tempting. Fresh from the ocean we are  offered red snapper, Sechelt Inlet Dungeness crab, Atlantic lobster, salmon wilh oriental black  bean sauce, Grilled oysters from local farms, smoked black Alaska cod and tiger prawns and  chicken satay. Those who prefer meat are offered lamb Salisbury, veal Parmesan, chicken, pork  tenderloin and rack of lamb Dijonnaise.  After much consideration my husband decided on the tiger prawns and chicken, while my choice  was the smoked Alaska cod. Neither of us regretted our choices. Our meals started off with  delicious beef, lamb and beef vegetable soup served with a loaf of warm french bread. The tiger  prawns and chicken came with Indonesian rice, lots of spices but nothing harsh or too hot, fresh  carrots, broccoli, cantelope, pineapple, fried bananas, strawberry and a garnish of parsley. My  husband was in complete ecstacy as he tackled this more than ample plate of perfectly cooked fare.  He mumbled his pleasure with each mouthfull.  There was a duet of satisfied mumbling as I sampled the generous serving of the smoked black  Alaska cod which came with new potato and lots of fresh vegetables. The cod was steamed just  right which made the distinctive flavour a truly mouth-watering experience.  By the time we had devoured our main course there was no room for the cheesecake which was  offered for dessert. Maybe next time. There most certainly will be a next time, and several next  times, because we simply must try each and every item on this wonderful menu.  Reservations should be made in advance as the Blue Heron has become one of the most popular  dining placet in the area and it open from Wednesday to Saturday. We highly recommend it.  Thurs., from II am -10 pm and Fri. &  Sat., II am - II pm. We are open for  lunch - try our daily luncheon specials.  Lunch is served from II am ��� 3 pm.  Reservations recommended We also  have take-out - pizza, ribs, pasia, Greek  food and much morel 883.1995 or  883.2833. Kalherina - Hostess.  Hatd-A-WayRMHrat. Bring the  whole family and join us for great dining  al Ihe Haid-A-Way Restaurant In Gibsons Motor hn, on Hwy. 101 u Park  Rd. Our frienrJJy, helpful staff end warm,  inl atmosphere will add lo your enjoyment of our excellent breakfast, lunch  and dinner menu, which includes a  children's section. We're open Mon. lo  Sun. from 6 am until 10 pm. On Sunday  our regular breakfast menu Is offered  from 6-10 am, our dinner menu is In effect from 2:30-10 pm, and from 10 am  ���2:30 pm, in addition to our regular lunch  menu, we offer a fabulous 'Buffet  Brunch' featuring a scrumptuous salad  bar, a different selection of hoi and cold  entrees each week, and showcasing some  of Chef Mario's sculptures. Eat to your  heart's content for only $8.95. For reservations, 8164301. 55 Seals plus banquet  mom. Visa and Mastercard accepted.  The Omega Pizza, Steak And  Lobster House - With a perfect view  of Gibsons marina, and a good lime atmosphere, the Omega is a people-  watcher's paradise. You'll often see  Bruno Gerussi, former star of the  Beachcombers, dining here. Menu includes pizza, pasta, steaks and seafood.  Steaks and seafood arc their specialties.  Banquet facilities available. Very special  children's menu. Average dinner for two:  $20. Reservations reaxmmended. Located  in Gibsons Landing al 1338 Gower Point  Rd. 816.2261. Open for Lunch Man.  ���Fri., 11:30.2:30; Dinner Daily 4-9 pm.  Fri. A Sal.,'til 10 pan.  The Parthtaon Greek Tavema  Located on the apian��� in downtown  Sechell. We specialize in Greek Cuisine,  froh seafood, steaks, pasta, and pizza.  Opm 6 days a week - Tin. through  NIGHT  ON THE TOWN  Blue Heron Inn- For dinners only.  Fully licenced. Wednesday lo Sunday,  Spm to 9pm. Closed for lunch. Closed  from December 24 lo February 2.  For reservations phone Laurie or  Heather. 885-3847.  Greek Howe - Intimate dining and  European cuisine in a sophisticated yet  casual atmosphere. We serve rack of  lamb, duck, crab, clams, scallops, steaks,  also daily spedab. Reservations recommended. Robert! Creek Road and Beach  Avenue ��� 8854321. Open 6 pm. Closed  Mondays A Tuesdays. V. MC. 40 seals.  The Wharf ��� Open for breakfast,  lunch and dinner seven days a week.  rlrenthtaldng ocean view and sunsets  from every table. Continental cuisine and  teafood at kt best. Sunday Brunch from  II an - 2 pm. r_y licensed and air-  conditioned. Dinner reservations recommended. Hwy. ioi, Davis Bay. 885-7285.  Backeddy Pub - Enjoy the natural  beauty of Jervis Inlet while tasting one of  our many homeslyle specialties in the  pub; or the casual surroundings of our  family restaurant. Our "Skookum  Burger" is a challenge lo the biggest ap-  petiic. Pub hours: Sun. lo Thurs., 11:30  FINE DINING  The Terrace al Bonniebrook-Wiih  an ocean panorama, The Terrace at Hon-  nk'brook, located on the waterfront at  (lower Poinl, offers superb West Coast  cuisine in a picturesque and relaxing lodge  seitinir. For those seeking finer dining and  a higher standard of service we offer fresh  liv.tl t)C food, expertly prepared and  presented in a varied menu of appetizers,  entrees .mil desserts for lunch and dinner.  Follow Ciowcr Poinl road to Ocean Beach  Esplanade. Now closed for our winter  break. To book special events, please call  886-2887. Watch for our spring reopening.  Mariners' Restaurant - On the  waterfront wilh one of the most spectacular views in Gibsons, ihe Mariners'  specializes in fresh and live seafood, and  also oilers a full range of lunch and dinner entrees. Both menus change dairy,  with delicious dairy spedab. Marine  Drive, Gibsons Landing, 8*6-2334. Monday to Saturday: Lunch 11-), Monday to  Saturday: Dinner 5-10 and Sunday 34,  Sunday Brunch 11-3.100 teats. V. M.C.  am to 11:30 pm, Fri. It Sal., II am to  closing. Kirchen hours: Mon. & Tues., 12  noonto7pm, Wed. loSun.. 11:30 am to  7:30 pm. Backeddy Pub ��� located '/. mile  north of Egmont on Maple Road.  Cedars Neighbourhood Pub -  Great food every day all day. Appetizers  and full menu along with terrific daily  specials, available 'till 9 pm every night.  We're known for our greal atmosphere  and good times. Sun. - Thurs. open 'till  midnight, Fri. & Sat. open 'till I am.  Visa, Mastercard and reservations accepted. 8864171.  Irvine's landing Marine Pub -  Excellent lunches, dinners and appetizers  served in a friendly and casual waterfront  pub selling overlooking the mouth of  Pender Harbour. Prime rib every Saturday. Free moorage available for boaters  visiting with us. We're located at the end  of Irvine's Landing Road, and we're open  Wednesday to Sunday from noon to 11  pm. Kitchen open 12 noon to 8 pm. Call  883-1145.  EAT IN   TAKE OUT  [Me * Gwen's Drive In- Take  out, or delivery. Pizza, dinners, salads,  burgers, chicken, desserts, drinks, ice  cream. Free home delivery within 4 miles,  after 6 pm only, on $10 minimum orders.  Small charge for orders under SI0. Open  late every night. Hwy. 101, Gibtont.  M6-7II3.  1! 14.  Coast News, March 4,1991  imhtamMi  1FE-LOC  Rolling through the Rockies  by Peter Trower  f Banff, Alberta���with , its  " stately old buildings and  breathtaking mountain setting���has justly been called one  of the most beautiful (Owns in  North America. I remember it  vaguely from a trip through the  Rockies as an English evacuee  in 1940. It has lost none of its  unique charm. Al this point in  lime���over 40 years later���it  seems to have become a major  gathering-ground for members  of the counter-culture. Longhaired types with rucksacks and  guitars are everywhere, thronging the sidewalks in frayed jeans  and jackets. Strident rock music  drifts from cafes. It is like a last  sland of the fading 'Love Generation'.  Perhaps ihis influx of aging  hippies has brought the price  down. In any event, ihey prove  -���Surprisingly reasonable. Wc  Yinrj a decent-enough room in  '.' an old red brick hotel and have  '.' a leisurely supper.  i'  *'  ','���   During the nighl, the murky  clouds disperse. We wake to  And clear skies and sunlight  gilding the snow-crested battlements of the mountains. We  could not have hoped for a  more salubrious day lo make  our northern run through the  Rockies. Exhilarated, we set  out.  Yvonne has told me lo expect  some staggering scenery. I confess I am a bit skeptical. After  all, I've spent a good part of my  life working among mountains.  But nothing has prepared me  for the awesome reality of Ihe  Rockies.  This keypoinl of our trip  begins a bit inauspiciously. We  pass Casllc Mountain���once inaptly named Mount Eisenhower���a ragged fortress-like  massif of bare rock looming to  our right. Il is certainly impressive but not a patch on what  is to come. Wc slop for coffee  beside a small alpine lake���then  push on. Suddenly we turn a  corner and the mountains begin  lo reveal themselves in a succession of mind-boggling marvels.  Impossible Rockies  explode around us  wind-fretted escarpments  buckle up into blue  cloud-flagged primordial  bare benl teeth of the world  snow spit lied  gnaw the blank sky  Each twist of Ihe highway  pits us against fresh vistas  trees slorm up from manless  valleys  lo iliin and fail against  granite  the peaks, the peaks,  the peaks  god thrones���goblin castles  grotesque formations jutting  starkly  like ruins on a dead planet  Only a fool or a blind man  could fail to gasp in their  presence  Ihe mule fact of iheir  vastness  the majesty oflheir  shambling march  Ihey mammoth up  crescendoes of slone  a spectacle beggaring words  as i wo small ant things  scuttle by  drunk on the pure wine  of wonder  I am genuinely spellbound by  the unfolding panorama���as  Yvonne knew full well I would  be. The unbelievable rock sculptures hit me like body blows,  one after another. It is as  though each giddy mountain  scarp is striving to outdo the  one before it. It is so astounding  that both or us are reduced to  helpless���almost hysterical  ���laughter. There is no other  way to react. Some things arc  simply too overpowering for rational response. We make frequent stops to take  photographs.  Spectacle follows spectacle.  We pass an amazing series of  cliffs called the Weeping Wall.  Dozens of waterfalls gush like  copious tears down rocky  cheeks. Bui if the crags are crying they are surely crying for  joy. This is Nature in its wildest  guise, untamed and totally  magnificent.  to be continued...  Anything goes  Bring In spring time with the Gibsons Landtag Heritage  Society's 'Anything Goes Sale' on Saturday, March 23 from  10 am to 4 pm it the Women's Institute Hal, comer of North  Road and Highway 101. There'll be plants, books,  "Junque", baking and crafts for sale.  If you would Uke to book a table to sell your crafts, or if  you'd like to dear out your attic or basement of unwanted  call Lilian al 886-9058.  ���Abut,- All /r^�� IIAhl'K.H.I  ���I Health\   Hoof       > ,^5K��r ,,,   \K\MI I I'  - --��� *r,^%  /     30    J"  j) YEARS |E  ���\'\l MM HII V I   /���.*-  ( >0(ni   i l|(l   f.lshliUH'll   St'l Vl<  I'  Roofing ��� Reroofing      > t  ��� ���     ������<'���  Renovations ��� Repairs       885-4190  with  the,  .Roberts  aW Creek  LEGION  Branch 219  u  Fri., Mar 1 & ,  Sat., Mar. 2  Automatics  fRIDAY NITE DINNER  Glazed Ham &  Scalloped Potatoes  Juried exhibition  to Arts Centre  MumbeMi find bo.io lid*  guf its '/Jilcomi  OAf<<-  0"4eV  Grilled New York Steak  Silt  Niqht Dinners  ^  BINGO - TUES. EVENINGS  ..'   ar^Ct'li  ���aMHlorlSMMt  JURIED EXHIBITION  The Ninth Annual Sunshine  Coasl Regional Juried Exhibition, preliminary lo Images and  Objects IX (which will be a part  of the 1991 Festival of Ihe Arts  in North Vancouver later this  year), is coming up at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre.  Artists who wish to participate in this exhibition should  bring their work to the Arts  Centre between 11 am and 4 pm  on Saturday, March 9. All work  received will be juried on Sunday, March 10, and at 3 pm the  jurors will deliver a public critique and discussion of iheir  choices.  Gibsons  Swimming Pool  Call 886-9415 tor further Information  Monday 4 Wtdniidiy  6:30-8:30  9 00-10:00  10:30-11:00  11 00-1:00  3 30-7:30  7:30-8:30  8 30-10:00  Tunday > Thuridiy  Seniors Filness 10:00-11:00  11:00-12:00  2:30-3:30  3:30-5:30  5:30-6:00  6:00-8:00  Frldiyi  Early Bird 6 30-8 30  Aqua-FII 9 00-10 00  Seniors Swim 10 00-1100  Noon Swim 1 r 00-1 00  Swim Club 3 30-5 30  Public 5 30-7 30  Underwater  Hockey ^ 30  SiturrJiyi  Public 230-500  Public 7008.30  Swim Club 12:00-100  Family  Public  Sundtyj:  1.30-3 30  3 30-5 00  MOVEMENT FITNESS - Tundiy t Thursday 1:00 p.m.  Be-energi/e ihrough movemenl lhal will leave you physically & emolional-  ly refreshed  This comprehensive whole body program gently builds  slienqih. endurance, flexibility 4 balance  Instructor - Ziti Gaudtt  LISSON SCHEDULE  Jin. 7 - Fib. 7  Fib. II - Mir. 21  Apr. IS ��� Miy 16  July 1 - July. 12  July 15 ��� July 21  POOL CLOSURES  July 27   Sept. 9  Publication of Ihis  schedule sponsored by  SUPER VALU  SYLVIA  Make the Sylvia part  of your Vancouver adventure...  Single from $47    Double from $55  Featuring "Sylvia's Restaurant & Bistro"  ...Overlooking Vancouver's English Bay  On the Beach at 1154 Gilford 681-9321  All interested individuals are  invited to attend this session;  long a feature of all juried  shows on the Sunshine Coast,  ihis format has now been  adopted by the organizers of  Images and Objects as a requirement for all participating  regional qualifying exhibitions.  After the Sunday critique the  show will be hung for a month  on display, starting Wednesday,  March 13.  DON JARVIS' LAST WEEK  The abstract work by veteran  painter Don Jarvis can be seen  until 4 pm, Saturday, March 9.  Don't miss this chance to see a  large collection of Don's work  here on the Coast...the next  solo show by him will be at the  Hau-Xi, who lent some of the  pieces in this show.  Arts Centre hours are 11 am  to 4 pm, Wednesday to Saturday; I to 4 pm Sunday.  GIBSONS  *lLEGION  Branch If)')  T. PADDYS  PIGS  Featuring  THE GRAfTlES BROS  LIVI BAND  SALE ON WINTER CLOTHING  Save SO - 75%  See our NEW SPRING ARRIVALS  Ladies' Quality Consignment Fashions  Hwy. 101, Sechelt 885-3132  Relax on your lunch break  "QUIK LUNCH"       *59W,s  11 am ��� 3 pm * Plus regular menu  2 soups, lull salad bar, plus I hot item  No waiting for menu selections ������ just help yourself!  TIDE TABLES  SUNDAY BUFFET  BRUNCH  IOt30 an ��� 3 pm  Sunday, Mar   10  CLOSED FROM 3:00 pm  n.,r-  Time    HI Fl  2:10 9.1  5  7:50 14.1  TU  2:50 4.9  9:50 13.0  2:55 10.2  6  8:15 13.6  WE 3:35 4.9  11:10 12.9  Dalo    rime    HI Ft  3.55   11.2  7 8:40   13.1  TH  4:30     5.0  Date    Time HI Fl  12:40 13.0  8 5:15 11.8  FR  9:10 12.6  5:30 5.1  2:05  13.3  9  7:10  11.9  RA  9:55  12.2  6:35  5.1  Dale  Time  Ht Fl  Dale    Tims    HI Ft  3:40  13.8  11   9:20  11.0  MO 12:55  11.7  8:30  4.6  3:00 13.6  10 8:40 11.5  SU 11:20 11.8  7:35 4.9  REFERENCE: Point Atkinson f�� ����*��'�������"���*''���"���" ���" ���,   .,  r\      in     �����..        .      , -. 1 hr, 40 mln. plui 5 mln. toi tach It. ol rlM.  Pacific Standard Time ana, mm to- ������<���, ,��� 0< mi  Seabml  RENTALS LTD  MStOOE ttapim Njilrr/Sc,krr,  Coll Ring Njilm drmh rNai.m  looting Nillrri Hardwood Iloor Naileri  Call for QUOTf S on NAIL STOCK  (or BtiilHh, Sriwo, PatJodf, tic.  EQUIPMENT*TOOLS TOR ���, ,;.  , INDUSTRY, CONSTRUCTION, HOME & FARMv"-,,:;  ���   M0tvStt.,8.6 yB  Hm.momm 886*74*-" On the rocks  Ladies'  bonspiel  report  by Harry Turner  The ladies bonspiel finished  up last weekend. It was reported  to be a good bonspiel and all the  ladies had a good time. A lot of  teams have signed up for a  return engagement next year.  Congratulations to the club  ladies for all the A event winners. Diane Johnson won the A  and Nora Solinsky came in second. A North Shore team  came in third, but another local  team, the Skytte team, came in  fourth so the locals did really  well in the A event. Well done  girlsl  The B event winners were all  from outside with the Myrah  team taking the honours from  the Slattery rink. C event was  won by the Nahnybida team  who beat out the Metcalfe team.  The consolation round saw the  local Reitze team take third  place.  We would like to extend a  special thanks to Ron Baba who  has prepared such excellent  meals for the ladies' bonspiel  for so many years.  Elaine Tattrie and her ladies  team did a wonderful job of  decorating the club in an old  west theme.  We have a little more strategy  for you this week. When you  are determining a strategy to use  in a game, it is a good idea to  know your opponent. If your  opponent is unknown to you,  then it is best to start conservatively with a knockout style  of play. After a few ends, the  style of your opponent will unfold and you cart judge what is  the best style to use as  coumerplay,  Once you know your opponent's style of play, then it is  possible to counteract. If the  other team likes to play a wide  open game, then use a few  guards since they can't hurt as  long as the opposition is removing them. If they like the come  around game, play your shots  into the house and force them  GIBSONS  LANES  PORTS  Coast News, March 4,1991  15.  BUY THIS SPACE  CALL YOUR AD REP  GIBSONS: 886-2622  SECHELT: 885-3930  Men's hockey down to wire  by Mark  The top four teams that will  continue in post season play in  the Sunshine Coast Men's  Hockey League will go down to  the wire. Wakefield Whalers  have sewed up first place while  the Hawks currently sit in second place, two points ahead of  the third place Gibsons Kings.  Gilligans Flyers are in fourth  Undefeated Ex-Btit-Uoas  rugby team pounded  GIImom Pigs at the Hart of  ihis season'! second half  play.  Jod Jcihntlont photo  place, the last play-off berth,  with the Buccaneers three pionts  back but play-off hopes still  alive.  Gilligans won an important  game by beating the Kings 8-4.  Jason Sachuck scores three  goals while single tallies came  from Gord Clayton, Kenny  Robinson, Shawn Thurold,  Mark Holme, and Wade Fisher.  The Kings got goals from  Bryan Loyst, Denni Carboneau,  Graham Ruck, and Sieve Partridge.  Gibsons Kings knocked over  the Creek 7-4. Bryan Loyst with  the hat trick, Carl Stach with a  pair, plus Tim Ingram and  Graham Ruck were the goal  scorers.  Pat Taylor,  Ken  Fitchner,  Ken Capron, and Bob Gower  replied for the Creek.  THIS WEEK'S GAMES  Wednesday, March 6, 7:30  pm, Creek vs Gilligans; Thursday, March 7, 7:30 pm,  Wakefield vs Gilligans; Friday,  March 8, 7:30 pm, Hawks vs  Wakefiled; Saturday, March 9,  7:15 pm, Buccaneers vs  Gilligans; 9:IS pm Creek vs  Kings.  LEAGUE STANDINGS  J  Wtkefletd  (ret*  WT I. r-  mi 3 43  14 * 3 31  131(3 It  1(12 4 14  �� 14 3 21  HI J 14  into a hitting game. Do they  prefer one turn rather than  another, then force them to the  opposite side of the house.  Watch to see how the other  team is judging the ice. If they  are having trouble, then the  come around game is a good  game to play because the other  team will have to follow you  around the guards. There is a  good chance they will wick off a  guard and leave you with a  counter.  During the course of a game,  the type of play will change  many times depending upon the  opposition, how much of the  game has passed, the score and  who has last stone. Knowing  when to change the style of play  often makes the difference between a win and a loss.  886-2086  Gibson's Landing  Slo-Pitch League  ,t\    ll  8:00 pm March 7, 1991  Cedars Pub  'TENTATIVE LEAGUE  STARTS APRIL 15th"  RETIREMENT LIVING  ... AT ITS BEST.  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HorseihM Biy  6 20 am      2:30 pm 7 30 am      3:30 pm  8:30 M'       4:30 9:30 M        5:30 M  10:30 6:30 11:30 7:25 M  12:25 pm M 8:20 M 1:15 pm      9:15  M senates MeratKS Eel  Lv. Earli Cova Lv. Saltery Bay  6:40 am       4:30 pm 5:45 M      3:30 pm  8:20 6:30 7:35 5:30 M  10:30 8:30 925M     7:30  12:25 pmM 10:20 M 11 30       9:30  GIBSONS BUS SCHEDULE  ROUTE 1 ��� Via HorHi no . I Seacel. tm Pi 1 f��.n��lin l.�� Bui Slop ROUTE 2 ��� Vil aonnnmo. Woeocieek. SC k  Departure  ���5:45  7:45  9:45  11:45  1:41  3:41  5:45  7:45  Arrival  Firry  ���Escept lundtylt HdMiyi  6:10  8:10  10:10  12:10  Mara Mt tetjttl H Nere arrival, settee las nets tar Ferry  Last |9: IS) Ferry pecK-up at Langdale 10:00 cm Fit, Sal & Sun only  Call MMJII lor inlormalion. comments I complaint!  2:10  4:10  0:10  5:10  FARES  Oul ol Town  In Town  7:00'  9:00  11:00  1:00  3:00  5:00  7:00  Arrival  ���Cnwacti 0:30 Farm Run  Adult! Seniors Children Stud.  SI SO    St 00      75    SI 00  .75        75      75        75  These transportation schedules sponsored hy  h  Suiccmt Agencies  INSURANCE TRAVEL  886-2000 886-9255  Had Carpet Service from Friendly Proleaeionali In Sunnycreet "all, Olbaona.  InourmetrY���-,. ���,.=--*  Notary  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  -���  I  IndeptndeM   I  FrriNllMMi   |  e Home Park  7:30  9:30  11:30  1:30  3:30  5:30  7:30  Comm Tickets  SI 25/ndt  S.T.K. EXCAVATING LTD.  Ratidemlitl - Commercial  InduaMal - Land Clearing  Serving the Coasl hr 20 Years  "We pride ourselves on punctuality"  Boa 1711, Olberai.S-C.VOrllVq,  PAP-TWO Excavating  STUMP REMOVAL ��� SEPTIC FIELDS  SAND I OMVU. SALES    ��� WATER LINES  DPIVEWAVS ��� LAND CLEMINO  or Prompt Courleoua Service With Low Rates Call  ^watne ph: taa-trtt or mapty PH: lit Mil  l*       Big Or Small, We Do It AIM  Fastrac BACKHOE  SERVICE  e SEPTIC FIELDS  e DRAINAGE DITCHES  e EXCAVATIONS _  e WATER LINES W" ����� �����  e clearing Steve Jones  CONSTRUCTION  Excavation, Sewer  Water, Grading,  Subdivision Design  and Development  8862182 Of 885-9840  GEN. CONTRACTORS  A       I)        RENOVATIONS WITH "\  l\ hflhlO A TOUCH OF CLASS  rWl** ���**    C0MHEBCIAL i RESIDENTIAL  sef * THE flAC-CAQta  IMPROVER     ~  LTDt llALfMOON BAY.  FREE ESTIMATES  G & S DRYWALL  For Alt Your Drywoll Needs  PIMM Call: 086-0204  CENTURY ROCK  Hock Walls Facings  Patios Planters  CONSTRUCTION  Gibsons, B.C  Residential ��� Commercial Construction  Renovations ��� Additions  Free Estimates call   Liurlo   865-2887 a  HEATING  f SECHELT FIRE PLACE LTD.  GAS ���PELLET* WOOD  Complete SoJm & Irutallatlon*  SHOWROOM Opan Tuaa.Sat.  l356WharlRd, (acrott Irom But Depoti 885-7171 A  PROPANE INC.  ��� Auto Propane  ��� Appliances  ��� Quality B.B. Q's  885-2380  Hwy 101. across Si.  front Big Mac's. Sechelt  rPmcmm ^m^ s^nat. c��r\  Ptnlnsulo Got  Olav Camlem 885-7340  INSTALLATION  CONVERSION  SERVICE APPLIANCES  aw tin, tectnti, yaw it*  NEED THIS SPACE? ^  Call the COAST NEWS  at 886-2622 or 885-3930 Coast News, March 4,1991  17.  Budget slashed  District #46 suffers  Cluster Cheetah was �� Pharmasave's Grand Opening to  greet all the youngsters at Sunnycrest Mall last weekend.  Joel Johnstone photo  by Stuart Burnside  School District 46 will  undergo a budget slash of  $200,000 according to a financial report presented by  Secretary Treasurer Tim Anderson at last Tuesday's board  meeting.  The loss of funds, according  to Anderson, is a result of a  provincial funding policy-  block funding���implemented in  districts throughout the province as of July 1990. Block  funding, ideally, gives school  districts more control over their  expenditures by provid't.g  $5,800 per student to all  districts, thus allowing them to  decide upon the allocation of  those funds.  "The amount of money in  the block fund is established  each year and is to be doled out  to the various districts according to fluctuations in student  populations," said Anderson,  "with greater amounts being  provided for students with  special needs (blind, handicapped, or non-English speaking)."  Because District 46's student  population has been augmented  unexpectedly by some 50  students this year, the district  assumed it would be compensated with at least $4000 per student ($200,000) and has been  spending as if that were the  case.  However, Vancouver area  school districts have recently experienced a large influx of non-  English speaking students, according to what Anderson was  told by the Ministry of Education, and require a greater share  of the block funding. "The  money had to come from  somewhere," said Anderson,  stating that District 46, along  with 15 other districts, has apparently been chosen to  shoulder the shortfall.  Anderson said that District  46, instead of receiving the expected increase of $200,000,  had its budget cut by that  amount, seven months into the  fiscal year. "We thought we  were whistling Dixie," Anderson told the Coast News, "now  we find we're sucking wind."  In his financial report,  Anderson stated, "My conversations with school finance staff  indicate that there will be no  relief from this block recalculation. Accordingly, measures will  have to be taken to reduce the  impact..."  Anderson told the Coast  News that those measures could  include a reduction in current  staffing as well as cut backs on  less important educational services and functions. "We won't  automatically be handing out  pink slips, but it is a  possibility," said Anderson.  When asked why he felt  District 46 and 15 others had  been cut while areas like the  Howe Sound School District  had been given increases,  Anderson had no response  other than it was due to "some  kind of provincial calculation".  No one at the offices of the  Ministry   of   Education   was  available for comment as of Friday afternoon.  In response to the budget  cuts, the board trustees of  District 46 agreed, in principle;  to Anderson's suggestion that a  letter be sent to the Minister of  Education and MLA Harold  Long, voicing the board's con;  cerns over the re-appropriation  of block funds so late in the  fiscal year.  Marina plan denied  An apHcation by Kamar Development Corporation for a  commercial marina at Porpoise Bay was denied by the SCRD  Planning Committee. The site was considered to be "inappropriate" for the proposed marina for four reasons.  The area was determined lo be environmentally sensitive.  In the words of the committee "It has a 12 designation in the  Sechelt Inlets Coastal Strategy. It la Important for salmon  habitat and for eel grass."  The committee further fell that community wharves should  be encouraged, that the proposed ana for the marina is "too  large", and, finally, that the upland should be developed  first.  Education week bulletin  Monday, March 4  Professional Development  Day for Intermediate teachers  to prepare for the Year 2000  program.  Cedar   Grove���Primary  Science Fair Activities;  Langdale���Slide presentation  on the Howe Sound Basin by  Tim Turner, 12:45 to 2:15 pm;  Chatelech���all week students  will be continuing to work with  counsellors on career choices  and a former graduate will  discuss experiences at university.  Tuesday, March 5  Cedar Grove���Primary Science  Sunshine Coast  'ICES  DIRECT  f COAIT HI  HOME IMPROVEMENTS  MARINE SERVICES  SUNSHINE KITCHEN  ��� CABINETS -  886-0411  ���showroom Kern's Plaia,H*y 101  6p>n Tuesday to Saturday 10-4 pntj  r  MARINE WAYS  BOAT MOVING  POWER WASHING  mcrCrui/cr  Mercury Outboards  MW fiB HADDOCK MARINE ltd.  Garden Bay, BC      "^S"*       883-2811  \iJ.mm.xtm  vs)  MG  ��� **�������������  ��� Commercial -1 Residential ���  ��� Carpet & Resilient Flooring*  ..****** phone ******  f �����* e88S-BSeS or BOB-  ^oppmG       SHOWROOM  5601 Hwy. 101, Sechelt  Tues.-Frt. 12:��t>5pm, Sat. 9:30-Bpm  ^THE FIOOR STOM *T TOUR DOOR .  NEED THIS SPACE?  Call the COAST NEWS  at 886-2622 or 885-3930  Bu  mccaneer  Marina ii Resort Ltd  Localed in Secrel Cove 885-7888  MARINE SPECIALISTS 21 years  PARTS ��� SALES - SERVICE -REPAIRS  K h C Ttiermoglass l^a* V^V  Cobra Boats now   mmm     ..- vi>'  In-Stock  [OUTBOARDS  MISC. SERVICES  *^JL>,      PAINTING eft  wTLv  drywallino  - rt, jfl- FALCON CONTRACTING  ^-V   886-8912  f  GIBSONS TAX SERVICE    X  Ave. Price $13 and Up  Income Tax Preparation  All Business Strictly Confidential  61! Martin Rd., Gibsons  A. jack 886-787S  MARINE SERVICES  GIBSONS MOBILE SAW SERVICE  Custom Cutting - Planing  Bevel Siding - Posts & Beams  Chris Nspper 886-3486  R.RJ4, SB, C78,  Qlbtont, B.C. VON 1V0  y*n     Cornell's Marine Service  fJibl SFRVICE TO Al I  MAKFS  H     ���,������      Specializing In Merc. Outboard  ru7c^^*^aW       * ��l��rn drive rebuilding  DIVER ^T   Located at  BOAT ^ Smltty's Marina, Gibsons  ^ HAULING SHOP 686-3005    RES 865-8640_/  NEED THIS SPACE?  Call the COAST NEWS  at 886-2622 or 885 3930  WEST COAST RAILINGS \  Serving the Sunshine Coast  Aluminum Ralllnge  Commercial * Residential Inttaltatlont  Sptclallilna In Gla.ee le Aluminum  B...25S* -FREE ESTIMATES.  Secliell. B.C. VONMO   UN ROBINSON  flll ISMJ70 .  CHAINSAWS  8ALE8 & SERVICE  I KELLY'S LAWNMOWER 8.  CHAIN8AW LTD  * Sail Water licences/ i  .1.^  ��� Motel & Campsites * Water Taxi / '''"J"  * Marine Repairs      * Ice and Tackle  /M3-W*>  731 NORTH ROAD    886-2912^  ��aT  sStyUi Caxful & rUpAoUUxy Caxe  TOM STYLES 886-4648  Stesm Cleaning ol Carpet k Upholstery  Flood 8 Water Damage Removal  Reetreleh ft Carpal Repalra  "FREE ESTIMATES"  Serving Powell Rtvtr���Sunahlna Coaat  Fair Activities; Parent information meeting 7 to 8:30 pm explaining the writing process  from Kindergarten to Grade 7,  signposts, assessment and product.  Gibsons���Science Fair in the  gym, 1:30 to 3 pm, and 7:30 lo 9  pm; Sechelt���Parent Advisory  Council meeting at noon hour,  everyone welcome.  Wednesday, March 6  Cedar Grove���Intermediate  Science Fair, judging from 12 to  1 pm, Parachute 'A' and water  parachutes al 1:30 pm; Gibsons��� "Howe Sound is Our  Home"��� ecology of the Howe  1 Sound area'with"Tim Turner,  assembly in the gym, 1:30 to 3  pm".  Sechelt���Parent Advisory  Group information booth in  Trail Bay Mall re: plans for  playground equipment; also a  raffle for a down quilt.  Madeira Park���1 to 3 pm,  Open House and School Science  Fair, 6:30���Choir Concert;  Elphinstone���Parents' Meeting  at 7:30 pm, "How to talk lo  your children about AIDS";  Roberts Creek���Science Fair in  the gym, judging from 11 am lo  12:30 pm, displays from 1:15 to  2:43 pm.  Pender Harbour���Band 7  concert at Madeira Park  Elementary with the Elementary  choirs; Langdale���Science Fair  Project Display from 7 to 8:30  pm.  Thursday, March 7  Cedar Grove���plastic straw  tower, winning class teaming,  noon start; West Sechelt���  Science Fair and Silent Auction,  6 to 8 pm. Displays in the gym,  proceeds of Silent Auction to  finance trip to National Science  Fair.  Gibsons���Parent Night for  primary parents at 7:30 in the  gym, assessment and evaluation; Halfmoon Bay���open  house based on themes of  "Rain Forest", "Fairy and  Fold Tales", and "Space", and  Science Fair (the chicks will be  hatching ihis week).  Friday, March 8  Gibsons���Open House  Talent Show at 1:30 pm; Pender  Harbour ���I titer na l ion a I  students from Pearson College  representing divergent interests  in the Gulf Crisis will be talking  to Senior Students al 1 pm.  Sunday, March 10  Langdale���"Circus of  Fashion", fashion show, admission $7,3 lo 4:30 pm, presented  by Parents Group.  Schools should be contacted  for further information about  any events, or other happenings  during the month.  .PASTIMES.  3RD ANNUAL  MODEL  CONTEST  March 9  March 9  Details at Store  Win one of 4 $25 certificates  .A TOY STORE.  Next to Talewind Books  885-9309  m,heii LIFE FELLOWSHIP  V CENTRE  New Testament Church  5S36 Wharf Rd., Sechelt  Sun. Worship Service      10:30 am  Wed. Bible Sludy 7:30 pm  Morning Prayer 6:30-7:45 am  Tues.-Sat.  New Lils Christian Academy  Enrolling Kindergarten - Grade 12  Pastor Ivan Fox  Principal, David Cliff  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Service  GIBSONS  Glasstord Road 11:15am  SundaySchool 11:16am  ST. JOHN'S  Davis Bay Road and  SlmpklnsRoad 9:30 am  SundaySchool 9:30 am  Rev Stan Sears  Church Telephone 886-2333  CHRISTIAN LIFE  ASSEMBLY  {formerly Gibsons Pentecostal Church)  School Rd.. opposite RCMP  SundaySchool 9:45 am  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Evening Fellowship 7:00 pm  Phone Church Office 886-7107  Paslor Dan MacAulay 886-7107  Youth Paslor J. Morris 886-3499  Alliltaled wilh Ihe Pentecostal  Assemblies ol Canada  CHRISTIAN  SCIENCE SOCIETY  in Ihe Greene Court Hall  Medusa St. Sechelt.  A Warm Invitation to all  Sunday Services 11:00 am  For inlormation, please call:  885 2508 or 885 3688  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  711 Park Road  Telephone: 886-2611  Bethel Baptist Church  COMF. JOIN OUR  35TH Anniversary  * Dedication Celebration  Saturday, March 9. 7pm  "Wonhaurt" in concert  Sunday, Mown 10, lO.-Mom  Anniversary/Dedication aervke  Spatial music by "Wonheart"  ���ad tba Botha! church choir.  Sunday School  Worship Service  9:30 am  11:00 am  Cal Mclver. Pastor  "The Bible as It Is...  lor People as they are "  GIBSONS COMMUNITY  FELLOWSHIP  Welcomes you to join us  in Sunday Worship  Children's Progress  9:45 am  Prayer  10:00 am  Morning  Worship Service  10:45 am  Wednesday  7:00 pm  599 Gower Point Road  Pastor Monty McLean  886-7049  LIVING FAITH  LUTHERAN CHURCH  Whitaker Road & Coasl Highway  Davis Bay 885-2202  Rev. Frank W. Schmitt, Pastor  Sunday Church School 9:30 am  Sunday Worship 11:00 am  Come Grow With Us!  ANGLICAN'  CHURCH OF CANADA  Sunday 10:30 am  Parish Family Eucharist  St. Bartholomew's. Gibsons  Wednesday 10:30 am  Worship and Bible Study  St. Aidan's. Roberts Creek  Rev Esther North 886-7410  Show your spirit  come back lo church.  GRACE REFORMED  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Morning Worship 11 30 am  SI Hilda's Anglican Church  Evening Worship    7 pm in homes  Wednesday  Bible Study 7.30 in homes  J. Cameron Fraser, Pastor  885-7488 Office 885-9707  ANGLICAN  CHURCH  OF CANADA  St. Hilda's, Sechelt  8:00 am - 9:30 am-  St. Andrews - Pender Harbour  11:30 am  Rev. June Maffln  Rev. Dan Gittord  885-5019  "eVe eslend a werm welcome to ell"  ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH  MASS SCHEDULE  Saturday  5:00 pm St Mary's Gibsons  Sunday  8:45 am Indian District  9:45 am Holy Family Sechelt  11:30 am St. Mary's Gibsons  CONFESSIONS  1st & 3rd Sat. 4-4:30 pm  Holy Family Sechelt  2nd & 4th Sat. 4:30-5 pm  St. Mary's, Gibsons  8859528  o  i 18.  Coast News, March 4,1991  CLASSIFIED  PRIME AD SPACE  CALL YOUR AD REP  GIBSONS: 886-2622  SECHELT: 885-3930  Homes J.  Property  ANDERSON REALTY  ��� Recreation ��� flttirimtnl  �� Relocation  OTteM  CATALOOUK  5686 Cowrie SI . Box 1219  Sechell. BC VON 3A0  885-3211 FAX 865-2199  Van. Toll Free 684-1016  M.um  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  Classifieds  at any of our convenient  Friendly People  Places  - IN PENDER HARBOUR -  Marina Pharmacy 883-2088  AC Building Supplies 883-9551  - IN HALFMOON BAY -  B & J Store 885-9435  - IN SECHELT -  The Coast News2  (Cowrie Street) 885-3930  - IN DAVIS BAY -  Peninsula Market 885-9721  - IN WILSON CREEK -  Wilson Creek Campground 885-5937  - IN ROBERTS CREEK -  Seaview Market 885-3400  - IN GIBSONS -  The Coast News  (behind Dockside Pharmacy) 886-2622  DEADLINE IS 3:00PM FRIDAY  There's always service with a smlla when you  place your classifieds at B It J Store, our Friendly  People Place in Hallmoon Bay.  Pender Harbour view lol. serviced  to border, uncleared. $29,900.  270-2958/863-9095        #12sr  WATERFRONT  54' lol - 80 year lease Keals  Island. Try your otter 886-2694.  #12sr  1700 sq It Panabode rancher,  ocean view, genuine bargain at  $120,000 Drive by 950 Cheryl  Ann Park Road (Lower Road,  Roberts Creek) and phone lor  appl. lo view. 886-2694.   #12sr  Lol 23 Cenlral Rd.. 50x105.  view, level. 3 km lo lerry.  872-1064 rJIOsr  Cochrane   Road,   good   large  building lol. close lo marina &  beaches, $27,500 885-4501.  #10sr  Easy to care for, 3 bdrm rancher  close lo all amenities. Upper Gibsons. $96,500. 886-7378 #10sr  Close to Beach.  Beautilul 3 bedroom rancher on  Feeney Rd., in Soames Point  Close lo lerry. Spacious kitchen  w/nook; 2 baths; large garage:  nice yard with partial view. By  owner $149,000 Offers.  886-7830. #TFN  Unique 3 bdrm. 3 bath home,  spectacular view, approx. 2500  sq. It. 883-9418/988-4310.  #12sr  1181 Port Mellon Hwy., 3  bedroom, 2 bath, cedar siding,  carport & off-road parking. Great  view. Minutes to lerry. Immed.  possesion. Phone 886-7902.  19  Now View Homo  (ust completed in Oceanmount  subdivision overlooking Gibsons  Harbour. Underground wiring,  street lights elc. Quality built and  tastefully finished. 1600 sq.ft.  main Iloor and lull basement,  $189,000 Buy belore March 31  and recover most ol GST through  two rebates. To view call  886-9096 #9  Control Gibsons View  Solid built 2 bdrm. home w/  hardwood floors, lireplace, attached garage and lull basement  w/ 1 bdrm suile. Landscaped  yard w/ raised bed, fruit trees,  greenhouse etc. $119,000.  Phone 886-8504 Serious alien  only. No agents. #10  Gibsons-Gower Point.  Choicest waterlront, panoramic  view,   <h   acre.   581-2904  (Surrey). #11  5.1 acres, 1 mile Irom Langdale  lerry, $59,000. Call Fred,  886-4654. #12ss  Homes 8.  Property  Modern 2 bdrm. home on  acreage, private, no reas. otter  refused, trade commercial or  sailboat 883-2977. #12sr  Jackie i Jurek Janota-Bzowski  are thrilled to announce the arrival ol their beautllul baby  daughter. Kalhorino Alexandra,  born January 16.1991.  In Memorlam  ema,  Lois Hlrml Andirson  Dec. 9/35 ��� March 3/87  Four years have past. Every  day you're in my thoughts. The  good limes and the bad we experienced as mother and  daughter.  I often think il so unfair that  you were laken away Irom me. In  my heart I know you're in a better  place and no longer have to hide  your pain.  Someday we'll be together  again, laughing and Joking the  way we used lo. For now, I stay  strong wilh your memory and  knowing that I'll love and miss  you always.  Kim  #9  In memory of Earl Ansell,  who passed away suddenly  in Las Vegas.  March the 4th, 19B9.  Sadly missed by his loving wile  Violet and lamily.   #9  Thank You  We Ihe family ol Carl Wiedman,  would like lo thank relatives and  friends for Iheir support and expressions of sympathy through  flowers, food, cards bursary  donations.  Special lhanks lo Ihe Credit  Union Stall, Students and Stall at  Chatelech, Linda and Lee Strom.  Also thank you to St. Hilda's  parish Rev. June Malfin,  pallbearers and Devlin Funeral  Home.  Phil and lone and Ryan.  #9  A huge shower full ol thanks loall  our good friends tor giving  Kalherine such a warm welcome.  What a celebration! Thank you lor  all your generous gifts. Letters on  their way. Love Jackie & Jurek.  Tke Be��i Dea�� Auuuul!  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIEDS  4  AA (minimum)for 10words  A\a%M   each additional word  'Births Lou & Found FREEtl  ��  Pay /or 2 weeks, get the 3rd meek FREE  When paid by  CASH. CHEQUE, or MONEY ORDEHl  ALL CLASSIFIED ADS mutt be       ,  PRE-PAID before insertion  VISA & MASTERCARD accepted    ���  Su/ieSett  CLASSIFIEDS  1500  i/#  $100  up tt) 10 words  each additional word  Your ad, featuring 1 Item only, will run 4 consecutive weeks, then will be cancelled unless  you Inttruct ut lo renew II BV NOON  SATURDAY. (Not available lo commercial  advertltert.)  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  Gibsons & sechdt offices Noon Saturday  "Friendly People Places"  FRIDAY 3:00 PM  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  Cowrie St.. Sechelt 885-3930  Crulce Lane. Gibsons 886-2622  F/kX: 886-7725 Gibsons  885*3954 Sechelt  Available for Public Use  7% GST mutt be  added to all  our prices  Personal  Do you need some information to  deal with your legal problem? Call  the Legal lirtaraalten Service  115-5111; Mondays and  Wednesdays 9-4. TFN  Are you a woman In an unhappy  relationship, do you need to talk?  Call the Sunshine Csstt Traml-  tJen House lot confidential 24 hr.  service II5-2M4. TFN  SAVE BIG BUCKS  DON I DRINK AN!) DRIVI  Hi 1666 ��� rl��l, ;]].'  ?��HOURS  Announcements  'A   lound JL   Garage Sales  BROOKS & MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS lto  Benjamin Moore Paints  fnvrrorimenl  riieKUy Paints  In AH Cokws Ol  rrreRarnoew  '"(luiimq Green  Bill Wood  SECHELT  bus 885-2923  Res 885-5058  iA!  Met* Unlitx HilrttyHng  Personalized styling in your  home. Great lor shut-ins, handicapped and recovering patients. Full lamily services. Also,  weddings & group parties. Some  early morns. & evenings avail.  Pamper yourself, get ready lor  spring. Call Paulette, 686-8633.  #10  ALMA   (KM   ���   One   ol  Vincouvir't Leading Psychic  will be returning to the Sunshine  Coast, March 7,8,9. For appointments please call 886-3224.  #9  Women's Personal Health  Integration  ol  Eastern  and  Western bodywork, breathwork,  kinetic bio-leedback & visualization.  Peggl Francis 816-4545  #10  Announcements  Ling Cod - Red Snapper  Fresh and frozen 1st week ol  March, gov't whart, Gibsons. MV  Mystic, Noon, Hungry One.  #9  Now that you have reached the  magic number 21. Pause and  reflect on how wonderful those  years were.  You have left your childhood and  adolescent youth.  But what a marvelous foundation  upon which to build the rest ol  your Hie.  May fortune and good health  follow you the rest ol your days,  Olga.  Love Mom and Dad  #9  Are you a born organizer? Can  you handle responsibility,  popularity, title ol "President"?  Gibsons Girls' Minor Softball  needs a leader to take charge. No  leader - no ball season. Please  leave a message at 666-3670  after 6 pm, 886-2222 before 5  pm. #9  Presenting  Shari Street  with  "Dreams and  Creativity"  "Dreams and Creativity"  exploring their meanings  for  wholeness   through  Ceslalt process  April 12, 13, 14  $125 per person  (All 3 daysl  Contact Deborah Pageau  886-8324  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  865-2896, 886-3463.  TFN  Does someone in your family have  a drinking problem? Call Al-Anon  886-9903, 885-7484, 886-9059  Al-Aleen 886-2565. NC  Phone us today about our selection of beautilul personalized  wedding  Invitations,   napkins,  matches, stationery and more.  Jeannles Gilts & Gems  886-2023  TFN  Adult children ot Alcoholics or  distuncllonal families please call  885-5281 or 886-8165 lor help.  NC  CEF certHled catches,  Leslie  WnM LtVtl I MMfM. JtfaMMI  Elllnghim   Level   III,  3-day  Beginners tt tdvancad.  CMMnn a Adutu Wtktmt.  IM-S423-115-9969 #9  ESL Instructors/Tutors. Also  speak French t, Spanith. Fits  negotiable. 885-4838. #9  UnRyttuoy Count  Discover your connection with  your spirituality. Find out what  Unity Church says about your  relationship wilh God & Ihe Christ  within. This course to explore  Unity teachings: 6 Tuesdays,  7:30 - 9 pm, March 12.  816-9194. #9  , Have t mural done In your home  or offrce. Local anists. 885-6108  #9  DEIKI Flrat Degree Werkahap  with HstKi master Phyllis Victory.  March 22 -24,1150. Registration  and inlomsitlon, Michael Hamer,  886-7589. #9  I  MUSHROOM  MANURE SALE  Halfmoon Bay Cubs  & Beavers  Mir. 16 -17  U33SMrthwood  Sunshine Coast  Business  & Professional  Women's Club  Auction of Services  & Products  FRI. MAR. 15  7:30 pm  Greenecourt, Sechell  Free skin care facial. Fantastic  New Skin & hair care lor women  81 men. Great business opportunity available. Call 886-8676,  886-3416. #9  REIKI: A gentle, powerful hands-  on method ot healing. Inlormation  and appointments, Michael  Hamer, 686-7589. #9  Chess Club Forming. Chess enthusiasts have formed a new  chess club which meets every  Monday at 7 pm. Students and  beginners welcome. Phone  866-9785 or 886-3171 lor inlormation. #9  lea Carnival  "Working For A Living"  presented by the Sunshine Coast  Figure Skating Club.  Sunday March 10, 2 shows, 1  and 3:30 pm. Admission ��� Adults  $4, Children $2.  Tickets  available  at  Zippers.  Pastimes,  Silks & Lace and  Oaktree Market.  Info: 885-3727 or 885-7742.  #9  Psychic Readings  For appointment call Kalawna  885-4883 #9  The Hunter Gallery Fashion  Show. Sat, Mar. 23,1991 at the  Sunshine Coast Golf t, Country  Club. Starting al 7:30 pm.  Refreshments, wet bar available.  Tickets at Hunter Gallery.     #11  Astrologer. Over 10 years experience. Private consultations,  classes. 886-7930 lor appointment, #9  Cat with white & gray charcoal  spots. Very friendly. Redrooffs  area. 885-6196. #9  Tets &  Livestock  PETFOOD  SCIENCE DIET, IAMS,  TECHNICAL, NUTRO-MAX.  PURINA, WAYNE.  Also full line ot bird seed  And much more.  Ou����ty Firm 1 Garden  Supply Ltd.  Pratt Rd. 866-7527  TFN  SPCA SPAYING PROGRAM  Contact Then & Now Furniture,  699  Highway   101,   Gibsons.  886-4716 or Marlee Fashions.  NC  Help reduce the pet overpopulation problem - spay or  neuter your pet. NC  Al'i Horseshoeing Service  Experienced, dependable,  prompt. Phone 1-978-1920. #30  Free Springer - Border Collie. Alt  stall. 885-7236. #9  Talking  Alrican  gray  parrot  w/cage. $800,683-2829.     #9  Shih Tzu puppy, 2 mos., male,  had all shots, 886-8988.       #9  SPCA for ADOPTION  1 young shepherd male: 1 young  shep. collie beagle X, male: black  &   white   puppy,   female.  865-3447.  Beautiful spritied German  Shepherd, spayed female. 1 yr.  old, purebred, registered. Cost  $700, sacrifice $200. For good  home in country. 686-3405.  The Sunshine is  coming to  Pender Harbour  Piano Tuning  repairs, appraisals  #  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843  61 Key Yamaha touch sensitive  keyboard. Like new, $400.  886-3643. #10s  Vlein or Fiddle Instruction  Michelle Bruce  885-9224  #12  Lowrey Micro Genie 125  Keyboard, amp, stand, bench.  $1500.885-5572. #9  Repairs - all string instruments.  Fine woodwork, Hammen  dulcimers built. Celtic Crafts.  686-8375. #11  This Thursday it  Seniors' Day  SjH-l till lltM omits ut  pnrtlcTpnrlnsj Mull stores.  Bruin vnur Gold Citrc  Gird ttnJ trove!  Lost, female black elderly cat,  very tit, white paws. Vicinity  Flume I Marlene, Roberts Creek.  885-4594. #9  Pink denim wallet, losl, Lower  Gibsons around Variety Foods.  886-9621. Pictures Inside of  friends & dog. #9  Plain gold wtdding bind.  Possibly lost it Ferry Terminal,  Pletsecill 888-9436. #9  Friendly pied (yellow and white)  eockitlel. Reward. 888-3059. 19  18-20' Hardtop boat I/O. Consider any condition. 885-2544.  #128sr  Fairly new Hie |ackets or P.F.D.  Call 865-4876. #9  White crib, 886-2809. #9  Ocean Kayak and/or paddles.  886-2676. #9  Reliable, bondable couple, no  children or pels, seek a privale  residence to caretaker, April,  May, or longer. Rets, avail.,  885-2973. lit  Backhoe for a 530 cast tractor.  886-8974. #11  Garage Sales  Multi-family, crib, hlghchair, furniture,  etc.   8064  Dogwood,  Welcome Woods. 10 am. Mar. 9.  ���9  Sale: Two confirmed junque collectors will sacrtlice current booty  to justify future binges. March 9,  10:00,632 Glen. "9  For Sale  BudRiks  NINTENDO-MO*  CASMTTES'CO'l  Oiscmans  Walkmans  Portables  Home Stereo  Sony-Yamaha  Pioneer-Phillips  104 Tents Snare  Mitel trlrHeli  885-4888  1 ��� 16" NoicoBMX bike; 1-20"  NorcoBMX bike: 1-Dusl Buster.  885-5717. *9  Firewood. Hall cords. $40: lull  cords. $70. Free delivery In Gibsons. 886-8667. *9  Diving equipment. complete set,  $1000. Drysuit also avail.  885-9830. ���11  Wanted: Non-working, used, major appliances. 885-7897.    "11  Moving. Must sell, swing set  wilh slide. $40.885-6375.     *i  1976 8' camper. Iridge, stove  lurnace. $950 OBO: older case  larm tractor, $600 OBO: 12'  alum, loldaboal. $250 OBO.  885-5700. ���U  SATELLITE SALES  Green Onion Earth Station  885-5644  TFN  Speed queen reconditioned  dryer. $125. 665-4529 alter 6  pm. #10sr  1990 Raider libreglass canopy,  top of the line, tits Ford Ranger,  never used, $1400 new, sell  $800.885-5840. #10sr  Ladles pink diving equipment, as  new. $950 OBO. Trades  welcome. 885-3374. #10s  Waterbed - Soft-sided queen size  with frame. Excellent condition  $150. Older, double Sealy box  spring & mattress $50.  686-2908. #9  3 Piece wall unit, brass & glass  accents, bar, lights. Approx. 9 fl.  long. $400.686-2275. #9  Maple shuffleboard, regular size  $850. Gallon dinghy $300.  885-5061. #9  Rustic cedar trestle table, six  chairs $200.885-3672.        #9  Full size darben truck canopy  $125.230 lb. weight set and adjustable lilting bench, $150.  886-9455. #9  Tablesaws. Jet 10" 1 HP motor,  $250: INCA 10" IVt HP all  aluminum, $1200.886-3977. #9  Sat. & Sun., Mir. 9 & 10, to an  ���4pm, 1102 Reed Rd.        ��|  Toys, Mghchalr. btbytwing, kft-  chtn stuff and mora. 9411  Btyvlew Rd.,  Rootrtt Creek,  MirOi9,M. It I  MOVING SAL!  Mike ui in otter  2 yr. old beige      ���������  Love tail $250  Duncan-Fyfe Dining  Room Table w/2  leaves & 6 chairs. ���������  Approx 40 yrs odSZODO  Cedar-Lined _,,���  Hope Chest $200  Square Brass &  Glass Coltoo Table   $150  Burl Clock $50  Kitchen Table *     ....  2 chairs $150  26" Panasonic  Colour T.V. with  remote 34" x 30" x^���  20" cabinet  $300  30"x 48"  Office deik $175  28"x 66"  Office cridenzi      $200  House Plants Make an effar  ketsPHONl IH-TNta  2 girls'5 spd. 2 boys', 1 ladles'  bikes. Lazy boy, single hide-abed, coffee table. 685-7236.   #9  225 amp A.C. shop welder with  cables, $175: swivel rocker,  $40; sewing machine with console, $195 OBO: double box spring with frame, $35. 885-4194  eves. #9  Osburne wood heattr, txc.  cond., $275; washer, $225; new  wooden window lor 2x6 wall,  48x42.886-2676. #9  Ung Cod ��� Red Snapper. Fresh  and frozen, 1st week of Much.  Gov't Whart. Gibsons, UV Mystic  Moon, Hungry One.  #9  HfRI COMIS  'HI SIJNSHINI Coast News, March 4,1991  19.  For Sale  in good cond.  Nintendo Games  $1.50 per night  MAX MUSIC  UM4M  Home library package, 1990  SALE. World Book Chlkfcraft Encyclopedia (over 24,000 colour illustration) Encyc, science, atlas  etc. $569 up Limited quantities  enquiries 883-9398. #10  20" Colour video monitor, mint  shape. $200.886-2010.      #10  26" TV, 3 yrs. old. $350; 4  -235/60X15 TAS on mags lor  Ford % Ton. $400 OBO; home  spa. $50.866-8504. #10  White fiberglass canopy, fits full  size P/U sliding windows, locking door, $750 OBO. 886-9047.  #10  I - P205/75R15 M&S, $150; 2  P195/75R14, $25 ea.; 35 mm  Minolta camera, aulo locus,  works good. $75; kids hlghchair,  $30, and 2 rockers $10  ea.886-2354. #11  For Sale  Grandma's  Toy Box  Models, Rockets  and  New Spring  Stock  have arrived  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons B("  886-3044  Woodstove, therm, control,  $175; GE 17 2 speed washer  w/mlni wash, $299; App. 7-8  cu. ft Danby Inglis chest Ireezer.  $230; Maytag avoc. dryer, $267;  Viking 30" coppertone. self-  clean slove, $359; Gurney while  30" stove, $249; Wesllnghouse  2 dr. l/t harv. gold 16 cu. In.  Iridge. $429; West, white lulo.  dryer, $239; Danby small Iridge,  white w/new compressor, $249;  Wesllnghouse white Irost Iree (all  Iridge) 12 cu. in.. $339; Inglis  Sterling white wilh auto cycle,  $257; Gurney Crtalelel 30" H G.  stove. $389; Kitchen Aid Superba  built-in dishw lop ol Ihe line.  $379; Kitchen Aid Imperial built-  in dishw.. super shape. $259.  and more, all recond.,  guaranteed lor 90 days to 2 yrs  Corner Cupboard. 885-4434 or  885-7897 #10  Cement mixer $150; Huskavarna  chainsaw 65 - $200. Penlax ESII  camera, lelepholo, wide angle  lens $450. Iwo beehives and  equipment. $200 each Extractor  & uncapper $100 B86-2096. #9  Moving: Portable Kenmore  washer, 2 yrs., asking $350  OBO; 1 yr. old sola & loveseal,  dark grey 8, black w/brass trimming, asking $750 OBO.  886-2122 or 866-9626 #9  Solid Elm diningroom suile. 4  side, 2 capl. chairs, large bullet,  hulch, new $4700, asking  $2900, Kenmore sewing  machine/cabinet, $100; Coleman  Power Mate PM 3500 generator,  " $1000.885-4788 #9  2 drawer metal olllce desk and  swivel chair, $150,885-6022.  #11  28" Hitachi TV colour console  with Philips convenor, $275  885-6022 #n  Apart, size washer & dryer. Kenmore, $150 pair, 885-2476.    #9  Partially seasoned lirewood In 2  true cord lots, $100/cord split &  delivered West Sechell to Davis  Bay. 885-2339 eves. #10  35mm camera outfit, lots ol ac-  ceu��� new cond.. cost $2000,  tell 1750.685-5774 #10  T * I SOIL  Mutfram Manure-Bark Mulch  Topsoll Mixed  you pick up or we deliver. Phone  885-5669. TFN  Nishiki expedilion 18 speed,  mountain bike. Good condilion.  $175,885-3790 #iOsr  Almost new Sears Kenmore, 12  cu. ft. freezer $425 OBO  886-7561. #ios,  New 3 ton engine hoist,  knockdown style. $500 Cost  $1200.685-2544. #10sr  Ladies Apollo 10 spd. bicycle,  good cond.. side & handle bar  packs. $75 OBO, 885-2624   #11  Semi-seasoned Alder, $75 cord  split & delivered. Also, dry  lirewood, $100.883-9382.   #10  Rhododendrons 1 Azileas. Same  low prices. $3.25 -$15. No GST.  large selection, Roberts Creek  Nursery, 2589 Lower flotd,  886-2062. #t I  Generator Kawasaki 700 elect.  start, $450; elect, winch  Haulmatlc 8000S. $250; 10"  Rockwell tablesaw. $300: 7"  compound mitresaw. $200; 4  metal car ramps, $55; utility  trailer. $100.885-5572.       #9  Dlxe. vaccuum cannlster with  powerhead. Exc. cond., $150.  885-4620. #9  Mushroom Manure, bark mulch,  top soil, by the bag. Pick up or  delivery. 886-9652 #9  Tea wagon, $400; fern stand,  $85; coca cola mirror, $75.  886-1971. #9  Mounted Royal Elk heads. Needs  11'ceiling. Best otter. 885-2064  eves. #9  Older chesterfield and chair, well  made, good condition, floral  design $150 OBO. Older portable  dishwasher, kllchenald, good  condition. $75 OBO. 886-9449  #;  Like new 18 spd. Peugeot mountain bike, $400 OBO. 866-4754  (messages) 886-8171 (work)  David. #11  1   bone  gold  chesterfield.  30'/ix94. clean. $100. Good  cond., not delivered. 885-7035.  #9  OMDINIMi  rnov-eiir rnim,  ChlpparlShreOisara  > Modele lor every aire garden!  OmOYBILT  .Atrlrwelieet Oaalar  liaUND  'uenr CO. LTD.  tut 11 DO., RICHMOND.  SC     VtXJCt    27*1210  sfssssmssm~  ��� easi ti  18a.  Heavy  Equipment  BOBCAT I  MINI EXCAVATOR  FOR RENT  Attachments available  DAY. WEEK. MONTH  866-8598  TFN  John Deere 350 TRAC loader wilh  quick delach hoe. 4-way buckel.  886-8101 or 886-9141.     #TFN  Clark Skidder. model 667. good  cond, 883-9222 #9  G.E. 300 Amp welder. 6 cyl. continental ENG.. C-Wleads, stinger  etc. $1200. 886-6101.  686-9141 #10  DOB Caterpillar gear |ammer.  $10,000 lirm. 440 John Deere  skidder, $10,000 lirm  885-9312. #11  Frugal Fashions  Nearly new ladies' fashions  from Vancouver stock.  Winter stock  40% off  Brand Name eV  Designer Labels  one mi. aui  itu.in  m-mt  CASH PAID  For Some Cars and Trucks  Dead Car Removal  Abu Ustd Ante Parte  md Towing  116-2020  TFN  1986 Ford Tempo $4700 OBO.  883-2906. #12sr  1985 Toyota Tercel, aulo.. good  cond. $6500. 865-4520. eves.  #12sr  1977 Chevy deluxe Nomad van,  captains' seats, needs work,  parts. 865-2207. #12sr  Used Camaro T-Top, $495 for trie  set, with covers 886-9500  anytime. aflOsr  '74 Mercury station wagon, auto,  new exhaust system, new  radiator, new water pump. Good  condition $795. 886-9500  anytime #10sr  76 Buick 2 dr.. P/S. P/B. auto.,  red. $750 OBO. 886-4566. #10sr  70 Dodge Dart slant 6. Runs  well, parts avail.. $600 OBO.  Phone 885-7284. TFNs  1984 Ford Ranger 4x4 In good  condition $7000. 886-2163.  #9  '80 Chev Malibu stalionwagon,  runs very well. Body not perfect  $1200886-7203. #9  1964 Rambler S/W. good shape,  little rust. $700. 886-3977.    #9  1977 Mercury Comet, 2 dr., runs  well $350 OBO. 885-4194 eves  #9  73 Olds Cutlass. PS, PB. PW,  till, runs well. $300. 886-2332  #9  '82 Escort Wagon. Must be seen  and driven to be appreciated  $2750 OBO. 886-3668 eves.   #9  '84 Buick Regal LTD. Exc. cond  fully loaded $8500. 885-3455  #10  s"   SAVE   j  10% i  AT COASTLINE  f USED AUTO PARTS  f  Spring Specials  f Any alternator     $ 1 C af  f starlet, rotor \ y j  d Transmission, rear end 5  f LI pull, tontvt .$59 K  ^Full Service Available!  f.     Lowest Prices!     S  85 Hyundai Pony. 5 spd., 4dr���  sunroof, new lires. $2650.  885-5057 #10  77 Corona SW, 5 spd.,  rebuilt  eng  new lires. brakes  good  liody  $1675. 886-7559 alter 7  pm.  #10  1980 Honda Civic. Poor condi  lion.  best oiler. 886-9765  .liter 5  pm.  #11  1981 Subaru 4wd/stallon  wagon, 4 speed, transfer case.  Very clean, new lires. $2195  Dealers, trades welcome. 1975  Fury 6cyl., automatic, new  brakes, lires. Ironl end. $395.  886-7227. #TFN  Sacrifice. 1967 California style  bug New IBOOcc motor, race  cam. dual Weber carbs. quick  shifter: 300 k on engine; custom  paint 8, mags. $2500 Firm.  885-3865, #IOsr  81 Escort wagon. 4 cyl.. aulo,  am/lm cassette. Good on gas.  $2000.886-2198 #8ss  1965 Ponliac Custom Sport. 2  dr.. hardtop, rebuilt 327-350HP.  Immac interior $2300.  886-2694. #10s  1983 Mazda canopy towbar.  75,000 mi��� $2750. 885-5572.  #9  79 Ford Fairmont, good cond..  new battery, $685 OBO.  886-2205, alter 6 pm.        #10  82 Capri US, new motor under  warranty, body excellent. $3000  OBO 886-7854. #9  1981 Olds 96 Regency. Loaded.  Good cond.. 75.000 miles. Asking $6200.885-7123. #10  1975 Chev. Malibu. 4dr., 6cyl.,  reliable. $400 OBO. 685-3350.  #10  Mint '66 Mustang. Black on red  inlerior. all slock except lor  centerllne mags, exc. cond..  $10,000 OBO 886-7058       #10  1984 GT Mustang, mags,  louvers, 5 spd.. $7500.  886-7029. #10  86 Topaz GS, 4 dr.. aulo. loaded, low km mint cond.  sacrifice. $5995. Dave.  886-8213 days #10  1975 VW Beetle. New tires,  stereo, runs well, $2250  886-2164 #10  72 Lincoln. $1000 OBO or trade'  886-3213. #11  1983 Dodge Maxlvan. Best otter  885-2064 eves. #9  1987 Hyundai Stellar CL, charcoal grey, 2L, Mitsubishi, 5 spd.  4 dr., sunroof, factory mags.  Great Shape. $4950. 886-9449.  #11  1972 Volvo 142E, parts car, running cond. $350.885-4610. #11  1952 MG Repro. factory built,  11,000 orig. miles. Immac.,  $11,900,885-3114. #11  '85 Skoda, 24,000 km. $2500.  916 N. Road, phone 686-7792.   #11  "W] Olds 98 Regency. Loaded,  poorj cond., 75,000 miles. Asking $5900.885-7123.        ���0  1977 Mercury Marquis, 9 pass  ��"��� *on��� an power, tin wheel,'  ^���xc-cc*., 886-33,6or  '87 Dodge Dakota with cellular  Make an offer. 886-8116. #10sr  1978 Ford F150 newly rebuilt  engine, new brakes, baft., tires,  $3000 OBO. 885-5896 eves.  #10sr  1978 Ford 150. raised root. V8.  automatic. PS. PB. $2000 OBO.  886-9626. TFN  1969 3 Ion Chevy flatdeck. exc.  run. cond., needs inspection,  $3500.886-3001. #10sr  1984 Ford Ranger 4x4.  Mechanically sound. $6500 OBO.  885-5697 #10sr  1980 Jeep Cherokee 4X4.  PS/PB. 360. 4 Bbl., gd. cond.,  $3500 OBO 886-8922.     #!2sr  1977 Chev. Van. 305-V8. rebuilt  automatic, sunrool, seats 5, good  cond $950 080.886-2111 days.  886-7520eves. #10sr  1977 Chevy Deluxe Nomad van,  parts only 885-2207.        #12sr  1983 Ford Ranger Pick-up.  4-speed. 8 tt. box. 120,000 km.,  $2900.886-8960. #9s  1984 Ford Ranger 4x4.  Mechanically sound. $6500 OBO.  885-5697. #10sr  75 Ford F250. Aulo., PS/PB,  390 rebuill eng.. supercab.  canopy. $700.886-4522.   #10s  '89 Ford 250 H.D., 4x4. diesel, 5  spd., PB, air, cruise, till, PW.  PD. 2 tanks, more1 886-7013.  #12s  '85 Chev. V. Ton, clean 6.2  diesel, cruise, tilt, new tires,  canopy 50.000 miles, $8500.  886-2396 or 886-4577. #9  One owner: 1978 Von Ford  Supercab wilh lactory H.D. 4x4  package. 78.000 ml., mechanically very sound, body needs  work. $2500 886-9455.        #9  1985 GM V.Ton, good cond..  $7500 OBO. 885-5864.     #10ss  74 Ford V. Ton. lots of new  parts, incl. motor 8, trans. Very  good cond.. $2900 OBO.  885-3412 after 6pm #9  1976 Chev. 4x4 tor parts. New  battery & tires. $1000. Brad  883-9087. #9  Business closed, must sell. 1989  GMC 6000 8x14' Flatdeck, like  new 19.400 kms.. safety inspected Dec. 90, lots ol extras  $18,000 OBO. 885-9369.     #11 I  Hit: Sunshine Coast  CAB COMPANY  ?4 hours ��� J days  1983  Mazda  canopy  towbar  75,000 mi., $2750. 885-5572.  #9  '85 Chev 'A ton. 30,000 orig.  miles, canopy, till 4 speed, tape  deck, excellent condition  886-2516 after 5 pm. #10  Campers  10' Security Camper  handyman's special. $500  885-7261 #1  18' Holidaire 73, exc cond ,  asking $4800 886-4813   #10sr  Dodge Maxi Van De-Lux 1988  13,368 km. Fridge, slove. oven,  lurnace. flush toilet, sink, awnings. A/C all powered New  cond.. $29,000. 885-3789.  #12sr  1977 Chev. raised root van conversion, low miles $6000  883-9110. #12sr  1976 Dodge 20' motorhome.  $9500. will lake trade.  883-9110. #12sr  Roadway camper - Fits import  LB, slove. lurnace, icebox, sink,  hyd lacks $1900. 886-7757 #9  1977 Ford motor home. Iridge,  sink, stove, toilet $4000  8854788 #9  17 Holidaire 73 Excellent condition asking $3800 OBO  886-9245 #10  1978 23'/rtt Prowler Trailer, rear  bedroom,  excellent  condition,  non-smokers, ideal longlerm Dying unit $7500 080. 885-4851  #11ss  30' disp cruiser. 340 Chry. dual  hyd. str. live bait tank. VHF/CB,  stereo, sounder, $7950 OBO.  885-2814.885-2515        #12sr  18' Sangsler 120 hp r cyl. I/O  Sounder, trailer Good cond  $4250 OBO 886-9047      #12sr  19V Sangster. 160 Johnson; E2  loader trailer; skis; lite jackets,  anchor; oars; inboard tanks plus  day tank $4500. 886-3001.  #10sr  E-Z-L0��ler Tnttwi Sales and  Service. Trades welcome.  883-1119 TFN  WG Sutherland Sales and Ser-  vict. Mariner Force and Mer-  cruiser. 883-1119. TFN  II' Boston Whaler with 1988 20  HP Mercury outboard, ride guide  steering, controls, centre console  and 1990 easy loader trailer for  $4500 885-3570. #9  20' F.G. Daysailer wilh trailer,  outboard, new main & misc.  equipmenl, $2150, 886-8504  #10  1978 11 It Husky Camper  Slove, lurnace. 3-way Iridge,  110 & 12 volt wired, tiul sink,  waler. toilet, hyd jacks, plus tie-  down bar. Exc. cond., $3000  886-3401. #10  28 Trailer, exc. cond.. plus 4x4  Cherokee. $7500. 886-2350. #10  Gel-A-Way Van F250. 36.000  miles, 16" wheels, power locks  & windows. Inlerior oak finish.  Canopy. Stove. Iridge, lurnace,  microwave. CB, AM/FM,  cassette, Hush toilet. Assessed  value $28,000. 885-3591  #11  1966 Travelaire 5th Wheel.  18V, excellent condition  $10,000 885-9301. #11  10 Boler Trailer. Best oiler  885-2064 eves. #9  1989 21'A' deluxe motor home.  350 Chev., air/cruise/rear bed,  head 8, shower. Low kms,. mini  cond., $29,995. No GST  883-9317eves. #11  1985 Nissan Heavyduly Longbox.  45.000 kms., 5 spd., man.,  PS/PB. till steering, radio-tape,  good tires, canopy, one owner.  Plus Roadway camper, slove lurnace, icebox, sink. hyd. lacks.  All lor $8900. Camper only $1900  886-7757. #9  76 Ford supercab, 6 cyl,, 4  spd. dual rear end, new brakes,  lires. $1000. 886-2206 #9  79 Ford Supercab. Runs well,  body beat. Swap for 12'-14'  Aluminum boal & motor or  $1000.886-9047. #10  87 Toyota 4x4 pick up. 4 cyl.. 5  spd . blue, nice shape. $9000  Will pay terry ride on purchase  1-800-663-8818. Dealer #6377  #10  1979 Suburban '/<! 4 wit   ugly  rusted, runs, suitable lor crummy  ETV or parts. $1000 885-5070  #10  KCftttl MIMIC  SUMETS LTD.  Captain Bill Murray  M.C.M.MC.   M.N A.MS.  MAB.VC.   ��� Marine  Surveyors and Consultants  TtHffl  12' Fibreglass. $375; 9' near  new Horizon Tri-hull. $650. 16'  wooden grew, needs work, $250:  12' Aluminum, $175; 19' Lyman,  immaculate. $8500 886-2738.  #11  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9 9-20-30-40-50-70      HP  1989-1990 Evinrudes. Excellent  condilion. Lowes Resort,  883-2456. TFN  Ves! There Is a reliable local pro-  pellor repair service. 885-5278.  TFN  1983 Campion 60 HP Mariner,  galvanized Highliner trailer, etc  exc. cond., $5900 lirm  886-8382. #12sr  24' Turner Classic, mahogany  with Chrysler heml, well-  equipped with or without C  licence. 883-9555 #12sr  41' Cruise a home house boal.  sleeps 9. exc cond.. $29,500  OBO. 885-1943 #!2sr  76 Ford Super Cab fcl $99!i  886-2982 #10  1985 Jeep Cherokee Pioneer, 2  wd . 80.000 kms.. exc cond .  still under warranty. $8750  886-2354. #10  1975 Dodge Ramcharger. new  brakes and electrics, warn  winch, and free wheeling hubs  Underbody shield. Great on/oil  road vehicle. 885-9535.        #9  1977 Ford Supercab, auto,  rebuilt 460. Rusty but trusty.  Ideal camper unit. Quick sale,  $700 OBO. 885-9324. #11  1976   Ford   Truck,   $650  885-7093. #11  74 Ford *T, crew cab, V8, 4  spd., new brakes s exhaust.  exc. motor, clutch and front end.  dual tanks, cood inter lenders  Sell tor the price ot motor, $275  Arm. 886-7227. #9  I960 Ford club wagon Chateau.  V8, auto, PS/PB, new shocks &  tires, tinted glass, good cond..  $3950 OBO. Phone 886-2866  #11  M V Blacklist!. 24' Owens well  appointed large lish dock. Coasl  Guard inspected, moorage, parking, hydro paid till Dec "JO  leaturing new Swann auto, anchor pkg.. new LMS. 200 w  ! 'iran C. new lenders & brackets.  mooring lines, new windows.  nitipletcly relinished hull and  .wtmgritl. new handrails, Hush  mount Fishon rod holders (5|  IWC 318 Chrysler, 120 hrs and  much more, $10,500. 885-7977  #10sr  22'H/Tcruiser, 22"60McTvHF.  sounder, bait tank, winch, head,  sink, stove, down riggers, rod  holders, trim tabs. 425 hours,  moorage till Aug. 91. $6200  886-4690. #10sr  14' C licenced fiberglass cod  boal. New motor. Call 883-9234  #10sr  1982 21'Champion exc shape,  economical V6 I/O: comes with  depth finder; down rigger; VHF.  Lots ol extras. Tandem axle  trailer. $12,000.886-9490 #lOst  1989 Pacllica 20' Whaler. 1989  75 hp Mariner. Warranty $6500.  883-9110 #8s  1981 28' Tandem boat trailer.  J15000B0 883-9110 #8s  1987 Sirverllne 15' libreglass  hull. $500.863-9110.        #8ss  Northwest 21' sailboat, 4 sills,  dinette, stove, sink, moorage at  Gibsons Marina. $6000 OBO  885-3131. #6  18'Deep Haul I/O 125 AQ Volvo,  280 Volvo leg & extras. $5000.  886-8367. #11  Moorage in Sheltered Sechelt Inlet. Open moorage, $2 per It. incl. waler and electricity. Royal  Reach Marina, 885-7844. 5758  Wharf St., Sechelt. VON 3A0.#25  Floats lor sale, 6x16', concrete  decking, slyroloam notation. $4  per sq II, 885-7844. #11  22 It, K&C cruiser. 470 Merc.  Sounder, UHF. CB. sink, stove.  12v fridge, trim tabs. $5000 or  Irade tor travel trailer 865-5774.  #10  Experienced Shipwright lor boat  building, repairs 8, renovations.  Call Celtic Crafts 886-8375.  #11  39' Marine Trader 1981. Single  120hp, Lehman diesel.  fiberglass, leak trim, flybridge.  dual controls, double cabin with  sep. head 8, showers, galley  down, radar, VHF-Unimetrics,  depth, 2 compasses, CB,  Blauplunkt stereo. FLS shore  power, sleeps 6 886-9799.  #11  1990 Livingston 14' dual hull  centre consol, 40 HP, Mariner  Maxum, 0/B, oil inject., power  trim. 6 hrs. 28 months warranty.  Galv trailer wilh jack. oars, colour lish finder, rod holders, bow  roller, lac. list over $10,000:  $6775 lirm. 885-4031 #11  H/D EMoad boat trailer. 18'.  885-7586 #12ss  Motorcycle*  1987 KX-60. immac cond., one  owner, never raced, gramma  driven. A must see $1200 OBO  885-3247 #9  '83 CR125, new rebuilt, new rubber, good condition $900  886-2556 #11  1989 FLHTC Harley Davidson.  20.000 kms. $14,000.  885-9312. #11  1984 Honda XR350. Bought in  1989. used only one summer.  Needs one fork seal. Asking  $1200 885-6022 #11  1987 535 Yamaha Virago, exc.  cond ��� 1000 kms.. asking $2500  or trade Phone 886-4690 #12sr  Professional couple wilh small  dog & cat seek 2+ bdrm, home,  reas., n/s, n/d 885-9804.  #11  Young family seeks 2-3 bdrm,  home. Davis to Haltmoon Bay.  $650/mo. Ona, 885-7919.    #11  N/S couple looking for house lo  lake care ol mos. May to July.  Gibsons Langdale area.  886-8685.885-4194. #11  For Rent  Mobile Homes  SUNSHINE  COAST PARK  PHASE II  Show homes  now on display  For info & hours  For viewing call  186-9126    597-3322  Watch tor our  GRANO OPENING  Fully equipped. I bdrm. mobile.  Sechell area. 8857940       #11  2 bdrm, Atco 14x70 mobile in  Gibsons, complele wilh all skirling and deck lo be moved, exc  shape, $25,000 OBO. For ap-  pomlmen! lo view call 545 1760  #!2sr  40x12' Tandem Travel trailer  New carpel, lino, micro, lull  Iridge. double sink. 4 pee bath,  propane slove/oven. lurnace. 20  gal H/W. 30 amp skirled, currently tenting $450/mo Harry  Rd . signs up. musl sell $17,000  OBO Bob 596-0634 #9  8x40 in mobile park Needs wotk  & lots ot TLC $6000 OBO  886-3968 alter 4 pm #9  12x60 Premier. 2 bdrm 4 app!  Irge covered cedar deck wilh  garden box & llower boxes Large  shed-workshop Musi be seen  Reduced lo $29,900 886-2354  #10  31' Komfort. rear bedroom, c/w  6x12 addition, washer, dryer, set  up in M.H.P.. Sechell. $15,500  OBO, 885-2241 #11  Motorcycles  1980 Yamaha 650 Special, Low  mileage, $690 or trade WHY.  883-2952. #IOsr  ADVERTISING  FOR TENANCV  New British Columbia legislation  prohibits advertising which  discriminates in the rental ol property. For example a person who  stipulates "no children" as a  condilion of rental would be in  violation ol the Family Status and  Ihe Human Rights Acts. The  landlord who places Ihe advertisement and the newspaper  which publishes it would both be  In contravention of the legislation  and could have a complaint filed  against them. The Coast News  will therelore nol accept such  discriminatory ads TFN  Roberts Creek Hall avail.,  dances, parties, weddings,  equipment rental. Yvonne  885-4610. TFN  _ STORAGE  Heated, pallatized, gov! approved Len Wray's Transler Lid  886-2664. TFN  Professional Mini Storage  New Building  886-862B  #9  Brand new. 1620 sq II .3 bdrm  townhome Covered balcony. IVi  baths., soaker tub, skylight. 6  appl.. mini blinds, carport.  $1000 per month. 886-4680. TFN  One bedroom cottage. Roberts  Creek. $500/mo. Includes hydro  886-4567 #10  1,100 10 1,400 sq fee-t  in prufa-uionil building  located in prime- lower  Gieeums location.  Spearavailable-March I.  886-3622  886-7255  Furnished 1 bdrm, bsmt, ste..  priv. entr., sell-cont.. w/w,  cable, w/d, util. inc. Suit, quiet  clean non-smoker. $390/mo.  Rets, please. 886-2694.      #11  1 bdrm. fully furn. cottage, close  lo beach. Most suitable lor 1  working person, $475/mo incl  hydro Avail Immed . 886-8033  #11  Small trailer.  1 adult. Cedars  Trailer Court 885-3313.      #11  SMALL OFFICE  COMPLEX  Lower Gibsons  Space available  CALL 886-7995  Cozy 2 bdrm. heme, ftraplaca, 4  appl.. $650. Avail. Immed.  886-7722, pis. hrt . msg.    TFNt  Available Immediately. 2  bedroom, Inge storage room, appliances, side by tide duplex,  Gibsons, lets of parking $700 per  month. 886-4603. #9  Shared   accommodation   in I  Roberts Creek, on acreage, in  3000 sq. tt. house, pets no problem.   No smokers.   Available  now 886-2875. #9  Commercial - Gibsons Quay. Middle level, 2300 sq. It., 456 sq.  It. lane level 1154 sq ft. & 2873  sq.lt 886-7005.886-9110.  #9  3 Bedroom mobile home, near  Davis Bay March 1st $650 pm  885-4862. 520-3200. 521-1990  #9  Airy spacious room for rent.  Private entrance, private bath No  cooking facilities. $325.  886-2785 #9  Woodcreek Park. 3 bdrm.. 2  baths, LR, OR. lamily room. 1350  sq. It., ocean view 984-6095 #9  3 bdrm. panabode w/ lireplace  on Ihe blufl (Gibsons) Furn..  $850. unlurn��� $800 Avail. Mar.  15. lease 1-266-1501. #9  2 bdrm. Wesl Sechelt. hot tub  Avail Mar, 1. $700 885-2235  work. 885-3247 home, #9  Sunnycrest Motor Hotel Weekly j  rates    Kitchenette   available  886-2419 #11  One bedroom view, apartmenl  New building Lower Gibsons  Close to all amenities $570  Phone 886-3420. #10  Gibsons Spacious 3 bedroom.  I'll bath, garage. 2 sundecks. 5  appl.. blinds in. new side/side  duplex 298-5215 #10  Room tor rent, female. $300 per  month. Granthams. 886-9621  #10  Room lor rent. Lower Gibsons  near beach $350/mo  876-7704 Avail. Mar I       #10  '81 Kawi 1000J Header, good  rubber. Like new. Fast.  885-5492 *'0sr  T     In Stock at  ENMACL  Oil Filters, Batteries. lires  Riding Gear, elc  Granthams Landing waterfront. 1  bdrm w/ sunroom, livingroom  w/ gas lireplace. fully remodelled  bathroom & kitchen 900 sq It  total living area lor single working  non-smoking person No pets  $550 per month S utilities Avail  Mat I 886-9238 #10  Gibsons. April I. very nice mobile  home. 2 Ige bedrooms, view lot,  W/D. $630 month, rets reqd.  734-8908(Van.| #10  Hall duplex, lower Gibsons, 3  bedrooms, all appl. $750, March  1/91 886-4565 evenings,  landlord 465-5312.  #11  Cozy 2'/i bdrm. Panabode en  quiet street. Close to beach. 1485  Park Ave.. Roberts Creek. $650.  Call 294-2102. #9  1 bdrm. 3-plex In lower Gibsons.  New carpet & paint. 886-2455  any time. #11  Gibsons. 3 bdrm.. laundry, view  home, 4 appl.. S850/mo. Avail,  end ol Mar. 886-4773. #9  .Gibsons 2 bdrm. view suite.  $600/mo. Avail, end ol Mar  886-4773. #9  Waterfront, cozy 1 bdrm cabin.  Pender Harbour. Laundry  lacilities.   elect,   heat.   Iridge.  Share waterfront Tuwanek home.  $375 March 1 to June 30.  885-4036 days. 885-9069 eves  #9  From Easier lor 2 mlhs., approx  2 bdrm house NS only Rels.  reqd . 886-2577 #11  Garden Bay, 1 bdrm bsmt. suite.,  partially lurn., single working  person,   ulils.   incl..   $425.  883-9921 #11  I bdrm apart., utils.. incl.,  rels., no pets. N/S. 1 working  person Deposit $400/mo.  886-9233. #11  Wesl Sechell. avail immed . 3  bdrm house (upper hall). 5  appl.. rets reqd . 6-9pm only  885-7622 #11  Near new. bright 1 bdrm. suite,  lurn, lireplace. W/D. In Central  Gibsons $650 mo avail, immed.  277-6205 #10  PROPERTY  MANAGEMENT  SERVICES  We will  ��� Scteen potential renters  ��� Do moving in inspection  a Arrange lor maintenance &  repairs  a Coiled the teni & damage  deposit  ��� Disburse rent monies to  owner  e Do moving-out inspection  PltentJty it 866-2031    | I stove, cable. M3-9446.      #11  GIBSONS  INDUSTRIAL  PARK  700 sq It of ideal commercial/light manufacturing  space, central location  Owner may renovate lor ol-  lice/showroom/washrooms,  elc Contact Steve Sawyer  BRAND NEW  BUILDING  Ideal shop/retail/industrial  sleel building in Seamount  Park. 28'x52' with mezzanine, oflice, washroom,  shower and overhead crane.  Two large bay doors, easy  access, security fenced  Contact Sieve Sawyer.  Avoid lU the hassles tnd  problems, md lor juit 1  phlinct, call Ihe Property  Minagimint Expert, Steve  Sawyer il  GIBSONS  RE/U.TY LTD.  886-2277  0 20.  Coast News, March 4,1991  CLEARANCE! coats $2.00  Sweaters & Skirts $1.00  Shirts & Blouses 50*  VW*THRIFTY'S  MILP THE  GIBSON  M6-24M or Box 598  f  Near new 2 bdrm apartment. 4  appl. large partial covered  sundeck Nicest view in lower  Gibsons Avail immed ,  596-1669 #10  2 bdrm suite. Marine Or , $750  incl hydro 886-2260 or  534-2056 #10  1 bdrm . $375 plus 40% ulils,  Roberts Creek Avail Mar 15  886-3123 #9  Woodcreek Park  2 odrm   900  sq tt 984-6095 #9  Share with commuter, large 2  bdrm mobile, non-smoker, quiet  acre on Chester. $400 mc utils  D D & rels reqd . 886-8857  eves #11  Help Wanted  Help Wanted  VOLUNTEER  OPPORTUNITIES  Library needs volunteers in  Robts Creek. 6 hrs./mo.  Secretary needed lor Boy  Scouts meetings  Multiple Sclerosis Support  Group needs volunteers to  sell   carnations   around  Mother's Day in May  Local Teen Centre needs  hands  &  space  to  store  donated furniture  Volunteers needed lo help al  Spring Fair  Recycling Depot needs help  with overload ol recyclable  materials  Coordinator needed to plan  fund-raising and promotional  activities  For these md more opportunities, pleast contict the  Volunteer Action Centre  685-5881.  A service funded by the  Ministry ol Social Services  and Housing  LOAN CLERK  POSITION  The Sunshine Coast Credit  Union is looking lor lit in  dividual to work part-lime or  lull-time <n our loan depart  ment  The position requires ex  penence in preparing loan  and mortgage applications  and documentation as well  as some interviewing ex  penence As our organi/a  lion has branches in  Sechelt. Pender Harbour and  Gibsons, the position will re  quire travel, so your own  transportation is necessary  Oui Credit Union oilers a  competitive benefits package and salary is negotiable  based on previous experience.  Reply with i full resume by  March IS, 1991 to:  Sunshine Coast Credit Union  Heid Otflce/Sechilt Branch  Boi 375  SeeheMC,  VON 3A0|  jt��  Ftont desk receptionist with  bookkeeping & typing expet reqd to work flexible hours. Salary  to commensurate with ability  Please send resume to Lord Jim's  Resort, RR1, Halfmoon Bay VON  1Y0 #10  Urgently needed. Foster homes  lot teenagers Call Ministry ol  Social Services and Housing Call  Judy Walls 885-7107 weekdays  #11  Waitress needed. 19 or over, 4 to  5 days a week, Seaview Garden.  886-9219, #9  Full/Part lime help reqd. July &  August Musi be 19 yrs olageor  older. Cashier clerks, dock person Training provided Send or  drop oil resume John Henry's  Marina Inc, Box 40, Garden Bay,  BC. VON ISO. #10  Home Support Workers - Gibsons  and Sechelt areas We are looking tor people with a mature attitude who will enjoy working  wilh seniors and families in their  homes We offer flexible hours,  support and training. Vou must  be in good physical and emotional  health, and have a car with valid  license Experience and training  in health care or in working with  Ihe elderly is an asset. Please  phone 885-5144. #10  New Opportunity  Make $200-$500 Plus Per Week  Now1 Assemble our products. 24  hr recorded info gives details  (604) 623-2011 or (604)  520-6444 #17  29.  Business &.  Home Services  Going Away?  For the BEST in HOUSE  and PET CARE  8852228  See us at the  Home Show  Lady avail lor house cleaning.  Professional work, everything incl in price. Refs. avail. call  Jean. 686-8667. #9  Manitoba Style Renovations: In-  tenor exterior, commercial & \  residential. Ail work guaranteed  Senior Citizens up to 25% oil  Free estimates Call Brent  886-8667. #9  29.  Business &  Home Services  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD.  Topping ��� Limbing ��� Danger Tree  Removal.   Insured.  Guaranteed  Work Free estimates 885-2109.  TFN  Structural and misc. steel drolling (standard & autocad) 18 yrs  experience  I-465-It24 collect  #10  Logging - Skidder or hilead 20  C U M to 20,000 Contract or  purchase outright Swap trees lor  clearing All species 886-8417.  886-2348 #9  Siding And/Or Soli ~  Vinyl, cedar aluminum New or  renovation construction Quality  Workmanship Guaranteed Lenn  Joyner, cellular 657-9877 Eves.  886-2616 #12  All your construction 4 rinovatlon  requirements. Call Stefan lor  estimate 886-3792 #9  Electric work, new renovations,  emergencies service, panel  upgrading etc. Guarantee work.  Iree estimates 885-1971 or  885-4620 #10  Cuslom upholstering by European  ICrattsman lot Iree estimates  1886-7302. #13  Custom Sewing  & Alteration*.  by qualified tailor  Fabric, fur 8. leather.  lur Appointment  886-3175  Alter 5 pmi,ill eBb-7ts>>4  Computer Tutor Available Now  I you feel intimidated by personal  computers or contused by  technical manuals call me to arrange personal instruction and  technical support in your home.  David White 885-3209.        #10  Irvine's Construction  custom builder, forming, tram-  mg, finishing, 25 yrs experience. 885-2774. #10  SPUING CLEANING  Complete, residential cleaning.  Walls washed, floors waxed, etc  Call Wall Wizard. Randy  886-4717 #9  LAWN I GARDEN CAKE  Low Spring Rates.  We have:  mower,  brushsaw.  chainsaw,   seeder   &  pruning  equipment.  A Iriendly neighbour you can  counl on. Gift certilicates  available. Call Lorrain or Bill  885-9041. #11  AT LAST -  A REAL TAXl'SERVICE  FOR PENDER HARBOUR  APRIl 1st  SUNSHINE CABS  Work Wanted  Home rWESSTONAL  STEAM CLEANING  Carpets A  Uptioltttry        Ii -u  powEsrui reucx MouNTto'  rOUIPUENt  BlSl POSSIBLE RESULTS  CHERISHED  CARPET CARE  886-3823  �� DIVISION OF >EH KVtlEI  t it* riooacovsamaj  Framing crew available, air  equipped. Phone aft. 6pm  886-7830. TFN  If You Naad land clearing, ditching, septic fields etc.. call  886-7282 day or night. #9  Garden, painting, cleanup,  reliable, reasonable No job too  small 885-5070 #9  Carpenter avail., tor renovation,  additions, repairs Relerences  Call Stewart at 885-6140       #9  Rubbish temoval. window cleaning, brushcutting. rototilltng.  yard maintenance, etc Skip's  Maintenance Service. 885-2373  #9  Handy man can do all kinds ol  work Plumbing repairs a specialty 883-9278. #9  Quality Builder  Find Woodwork - Renovations  Celtic Cralts 886-8375  #11  Married couple relocating to  Sechell. Man 28 years old, seeks  employment in logging (8 years  experience) OR plumbing/plpefit-  ting (2nd year apprentice)  References available 886-8893  collect, ask lor Gordon.        #10  HANDYMAN (pensioner)  available for odd jobs. Inside and  outside. Reasonable rates. Pis  call Chris. 886-2260 #1  v��5/  Quality renovations & finishing,  17 yrs. exp Doors, casing,  baseboard, chair rail, recessed  panel waincoaling. false beams,  built-in units, window sills,  custom laminating, crown  molding, moldings supplied & installed. Relerences avail. Phone  Bill Skelcher. 886-4533. ,  #14  Sound Construction '��<ii.  Carpentry services. Irom Iraming  to linishing. renovations, additions etc. For tree estimates call  Laurie at 885-2887. #11  Home projects designed and  built. Licensed contractor. Brad  Benson. 886-2558. #11  My Place or Yours lor hire: Professional auto body mechanic at  reasonable prices. 885-7659  eves. #10  ..Share  A personal 'march of time'  by Joyce Oatry  When the Japanese bombed  Pearl Harbour in December,  19411 was nine years old and in  grade Ave. My brother enlisted  in the Navy, my father had served in France in WWI and was a  naval recruiter during WWII.  An uncle was in the Marines.  I learned about war, standing  beside my father looking at  maps on the dining room table  and listening to news broadcasts  on the big Philco radio.  We went to the movies to see  cartoons, the "March of Time"  newsreels and movies. It was  referred to in that order of  preference for us.  I learned about war from my  mother who had been in nurses  training during WWI and my  sister enlisted in the Cadet  Nurses Corps and took her  training during WWII.  What does a nine year old kid  do for ihe war effort? I had  been in dance class for a  number of years and our school  of dance became an arm of the  USO, so we danced once and  sometimes twice during the  week and went to school tired  the next day.  Material for costumes and  dance shoes weren't exempt  from rationing. The one bad  thing personally for me is  remembering that my shoes  were usually too big or too  small. Rationing allowed us two  pairs of shoes per year. That  was not enough for a growing  child.  I can't look at sweet breads  today without gagging. Flour,  sugar, butter and meat were  also rationed, along with  gasoline. Occasionally a wild  rabbit went in the pot and we all  were introduced to Spam.  No one spoke during a news  broadcast. I learned of war  through the wonderful  magazines of that era���Life,  Look, Colliers, Time, and the  Rockwell paintings shown on  the cover of the Saturday Evening Post. National Geographic  supplied us the maps, and  words like Wake, Guam, Tin-  nian and Saipan, all islands,  became part of a child's  vocabulary.  We bundled paper, tin foil,  flattened tin cans and gathered  scrap metal and took all these to  a pick-up depot. Recycling was  second nature to me. A sharp  comment came my way if there  was paper on the driveway or  lawn. It was my job to see that  that area was kept tidy.  Hearing the clipped tones of  a BBC correspondent from the  Gulf brings back memories of  the war of my childhood.  The time difference is about  the same���the nighttime broadcasts we heard were coming  from a daytime world. A frequent nighttime visitor to our  home was Fritz Mueller. He had  come to our small town in West  Virginia, to escape the tyranny  of Nazi Germany. He left  behind a brother in the SS and a  broken-hearted mother.  Our big Philco radio had  shortwave, so we were able to  hear BBC, Walter Cronkite,  Edward R. Morrow and William L. Shirer in Berlin. Mr.  Mueller translated the German  broadcasts from Berlin.  This time of night was my  bedtime. It was the same then as  of today���this compelling need  to know of mine. We had IS  steps upstairs. Ten and the landing and then five more. Starting the count up, ihe bannister  started on one and went to  eight. I always sat on seven and  put my feet on five. Six had the  squeak and occasionally 1  forgot and put my feet there.  Usually that brought my father  to the steps and I was allowed to  join them around the table.  People who were the enemies  of the Allied Forces were divided into two groups���the good  and bad people of those countries. One of my friends was a  Roman Catholic, so my learning was extended to that religion  and when I learned of what the  Pope was and the Vatican and  they were in Italy, I was sure I  had a way to have the war stopped���the Pope could stop the  war. My parents exchanged  those parent looks that we all  know. A careful explanation  must have been given, but it  didn't change my mind.  Most of our conversations  were predicated on the words,  "After the war..." We had  hope. The pictures of the  devastation from the atomic  bombs were viewed and cried  over. Everyone of my age group  talked about it. We brought our  magazines to school to share  with others and prayers were offered daily.  Prayer was also a part of  education, then. When we  returned to school in the fall of  1945, news had already started  about the concentration camps.  The horror of the camps and  the horror of the atomic bombs  are the things I remember.  When I went to university,  the Korean War had started.  The school was full of WWII  vets and we watched again with  horror. Again, we looked with  hope to a better age that the  peaceful use of atomic energy  would give us. Less smog and  smoke would be visited on the  people of the Ohio Valley.  Shortly before the Persian  Gulf exploded on January 16,  we went to Seattle to visit with  our son so that we could do our  Christmas exchange.  We shopped in Northgate  Mall and there was a silence  there. People were distracted  and pensive looking. My husband parked my chair so I could  have my cappucino and a  middle-aged man started a conversation. I thought this was  unusual, but he obviously need  ed to talk and I listened.  He had a son in the desert  with the forces. 1 asked what he  thought of the situation and his  response was that he thought  Saddam was a worse madman  than Hitler and qualified this by  stating that he had been a child  in the Netherlands during WW  II.  At Mervyn's, we learned that  the bombing had started and  sober exchange went quickly  from one person to another, in  hushed voices.  In the next couple of days  friends dropped in to visit and I  asked, a number of times, if any  of these over thirty types had  any friends or people they knew  of in the Peace marches.  Finally, I was told by one thai  he knew of no one because all  of his friends worked. Many of  these friends had served from  two to four years in the forces  and they discussed their area of  expertise. None believed it  would be a short skirmish.  I felt my parents had handled  well the 'war' and its effects on  me. But, they didn't have the instant news of television, so that  gave them some opportunity to  get their thoughts together.  There was always hope for...  "after the..." and the business  at hand was living day by day.  It does seem that every 40  years or so the world goes mad  and there is a major confrontation. The fact that we are seeing mostly Judeo-Christian people in conflict with Muslims is  frightening. There is a vast difference in our moral codes and  laws. This makes any immediate  peace negotiations almost impossible.  The Muslim code of behavior  of the Islamic Jilhad, that invoking the name of Allah in  battle would grant the warriors  an instant spot in heaven, seems  beyond comprehension. We only see the Iraq citizens who are  in favour of war���those not in  favour are killed.  One of the points I always  tried to get across to my  students in history was that war  was profitable or we wouldn't  have them. In one of the papers  1 saw a notice of the re-release  of the album Peace by John  Lennon. Yoko Ono, son Julian  and their lawyer made the announcement on the day war  started. This was deliberate on  their part. I was angered and  ask, "Is this Peace for profit or  profit for Peace?"  M Tar's  It  Tttisyur I'm gong lo reversi mt/  receding hjirtine ihiougti psyclK  power - and il lhai doesn't work. 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K you or someone you know htttutltred Gallstones or had Iheir Galbladder  removed lollowing a Nutri-Sys-  lemt Diet, please call Amicus  Law Centre todsyl 383-5012.  PERSONAL*  WOULD YOU LIKE lo correspond with unattached Christian  people, ages 16-60, Ihe object  being companionihip or marriage. Writ ASHGROVE, P.O.  Box 205, Chase, B.C., V0E1M0.  TRAVEL  AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND.  Cal lha South PadHc tpecUet,  ANZA Travel. Vancouver/Auckland, return Irom 61,204 lo  81,724. VaiKx>uver/Sydney re-  tumlrom��t,344lo6l,663. Vancouver call: 734-7726. Toll-tree  1-800472-6928.  SKIERS: Lake Louise. Canada's  Favuurle has 3 day ski and accommodation packages from  1159/person, quad oooupaney,  regular season Other   tJaneavaW*. I  ���LAMUTCLAStraD  ADVUTMMO  An advertising "Beet Buy!"  Place yow classified ad In  over 100 community  B.C. 6 lha Yukon for only  8196.00.  Cortadltse newspaper or  oal (804) 669 - 9222 lor  Child Care  Mother of three, will babysit In  my home. 8-5, Monday ��� Friday.  Good references. 686-2275.   19  Funshine Daycare has spaces  available for 2'A to 5 year olds.  Mon. to Fri., 7:30am - 5:30 pm.  For March 1st, 1991 call today.  886-3377. 19  Mother of two will babysit In her  home, Roberts Creek area. 3 yrs  & up. Rets avail. 885-5032  19  Molly Mouse Daycare spaces  available. 18 months to school  age. Fun tilled caring environment with ECE certified start.   #31  Teddy Bear Daycare has spaces  available lor 3-5 yr. olds.  885-2721. #10  Will do quality daycare, my home.  2lo 5 yr. olds. 886-8199.    #11  Mother will babsil In her home.  888-9440. #11  32.  Business  Opportunities  Starting your Home Based  Business - Workshop Friday.  March Sth & Saturday, March 9th  at Capilano College, Sechelt campus. Pre-registration required  $35.00. Call Glenda at 885-1959  or your local Chamber ol Commerce. #9  Pleasant way to earn as an Amway distributor ol nationally  known products. In your own  neighbourhood if you wish. We  assist you. Phone 885-7144 or  860-9479. #11  ANNW��RSARY  FOR Ttt��  next S  TUS coasters  SMaaWte^MMeaaBBSl CLEAN UP AND  SMILE WITH  CLASSIFIED  Coast News, March 4,1991  21.  You've thought about it alt winter  cleaning oul the ante, the  basement, the closets .the whole house!  Do it now! Turn those unused and unwanted "goodies" you have  in your home into cash.  Classified reaches ihe buyers who want and need what you've got  lo sell!  Sechelt 885-3930  The Sunshine  m  m  Gibsons 886-2622  a^Nffo  % D\V  Sunshine Coast Regional District  BULLETIN BOARD  885-2261  'Wm  Upcoming Meetings:  ��� Outdoor Recreation Facilities Committee  Tuesday. March 5th at 8:45 p.m.  ��� West Howe Sound Recreation  Facilities Commission  Wednesday, March 6th at 7:30 p.m.  in the Marine Room in Gibsons  ��� Parks Committee  Thursday, March 7th at 1:00 p.m.  - Transportation Committee  Thursday, March 14th at 1:00 p.m.  - Provincial Emergency Program  Thursday, March 14th at 3:00 p.m.  ��� Regular Board  Thursday, March 14th at 7:30 p.m.  Interested Groups and Members of the Public  are cordially invited to attend a  SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION!  COMMITTEE MEETING  to discuss  BICYCLES AND  BIKE PATHS  Thursday,  March 14th  from 1:00 p.m.  to 3:00 p.m.  at the  Regional District  Board Room  in Sechelt  Iffl  i  LAND  DISPOSITION  In Land Recording District of New Westminster  and situated at HomeSite Creek, on the Sunshine  Coast.  Take notice that the Sunshine Coast Regional  District, Sechelt, B.C., Intends to apply for a  licence of occupation for parkland at Homeslte  Creek and more specifically described as:  Commencing at a point 150 metres east of  southwest corner of Lot 3196; thence west 180  metres to the northeast boundary of British  Columbia Hydro and Power Authority Right-Of-  Way Lot 6638; thence south 40 east for 390  metres; thence south 47 east for 200 metres along  said RIght-Of-Way to unnamed creek; thence in a  general northerly and easterly direction, along  said creek, to a point being 340 metres north and  40 metres west of southeast corner of Lot 3196;  thence south 36 west for 140 metres to unnamed  road; thence in a general southerly and westerly  direction, along said road, to point of  commencement, and containing 17.5 hectares,  more or less.  The purpose for which the disposition is required  Is parkland for general recreation purposes.  [ enow unsr. proposw. SECHELT j  HOrtCSITE CREEK .^ V |  RECREATION SITE I \      D.L. ll��flV    /  \  SKETCH PUN  lauaau art i.cej.  PROVINCIAL  FOREST  Comments concerning this application may be  made to the offloe of the Senior Lands Officer,  Ministry of Crown Lands Regional Office, #401  -4603 Kingsway St. Burnaby, B.C. V5H 4M4  Quote Crown Lands File #2405235.  PROVINCIAL  EMERGENCY PROGRAM  ORIENTATION FORUM  The Sunshine Coast Regional District has  arranged a P.E.P. Orientation Forum for Friday,  March 8,1991 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sechelt  Legion Auditorium. There are many questions  with respect to emergency preparedness ranging  from roles and responsibilities of various  agencies and individuals through to liability that  need to be addressed.  Toward that end the Solicitor-General, the  Honourable Ivan Messmer and Victoria P.E.P.  staff will be on hand to provide the answers to  many of these questions. Invitations have also  been extended to our neighbouring municipalities  and regional districts. Hopefully elected officials,  P.E.P. co-ordinators, deputy co-ordinators and  others interested in emergency preparedness can  join us at what promises to be an interesting and  informative session.  Please R.S.V.P. to Cathy Kenny, Executive  Secretary for the Sunshine Coast Regional  District at 885-2261.  Brett McGillivray  Sunshine Coast Regional District  P.E.P. Chairman  1991 DOG TAGS  1991 Dog Tags are required for all dogs in  Electoral Areas "B", "D", "E" and "F" as set out  in the "Sunshine Coast Regional District Dog  Regulation and Impounding Bylaw No. 314", Part  II, Sections 2 and 3:  2. No person shall own, keep harbour or have  in his possession any dog unless a  licence therefore, under this bylaw, has  first been obtained.  3. The owner of every dog shall, ANNUALLY  on or before the 31st day of January in  each year, or as soon thereafter as such  dog shall attain the age of six (6) months,  cause same to be registered, numbered,  described and licenced in the office of the  Regional District, or office designated by  the Regional District, and shall cause the  dog to wear around its neck a leather or  metal collar to which shall be attached the  tag..."  Tags may be purchased for the sum of $5.00 at the  Regional District Office at 5477 Wharf Road,  Sechelt and the Town of Gibsons Office at 474 S.  Fletcher Road, Gibsons.  The Dog Bylaw Enforcement Officer may be contacted by leaving a message at 885-2261.  PUBLIC NOTICE  Please be advised that the Regional District  Board has amended the Sunshine Coast Building  and Plumbing Bylaw No. 126 1976.  It is the intent of amendment Bylaw No. 126 (12)  1991;  Delete references to Electoral Area "C";  Increase moving permit bond to $2,000.00 for  Houses and $500.00 for Accessory Buildings;  Empower the Chief Building Inspector to have unfinished houses removed after 60 days following  the six (6) month permit period upon notification;  Amend the Schedule of Fees in Appendix "A". By  increasing minimum Building Permit fee, Temporary Permit fee and Chimney Permit fee and by  adding fees for new Pads within Trailer Parks; and  Realignment to the Schedule "B" Map commonly  known as the Redrooffs Slide Area.  The above is a synopsis of Byaw 126 (12) 1991. A  complete copy of Bylaw is available for viewing at  the Sunshine Coast Regional District Office,  Royal Terraces Building, 5477 Wharf Street,  Sechelt, B.C.  Office hours, Monday to Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. to  5:00 p.m., Thursday and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00  p.m.  Larry Jardine,  Administrator  Annual Flushing Program  We are commencing our annual flushing program  from March 4th to March 8th in the East Porpoise  Bay, Sandy Hook and Tuwanek areas.  You may experience short periods of low water  pressure and/or sediments in the water for brief  periods of time. The water is safe to drink.  For weekend emergencies between 8 - 4, call  885-5213.  Thank you for your co-operation.  S. Lehmann  Works Superintendent  ���9  !'  Sunshine Coast Regional District  NOTICE of  PUBLIC HEARING  (RESCHEDULED)  Pursuant to Sections 956 and 957 of the Municipal  Act a public hearing will be held to consider the  following Bylaw of the Sunshine Coast Regional 1   j  District:  "Elphinstone Official Community Plan  Amendment.Bylaw No. 297.5, 1990".  The intent of Bylaw 297.5 is to introduce a  development permit area designation  applying to Commercial Industrial  designated lands located adjacent to  Highway 101 in the vicinity of Pratt Road  and Payne Road as indicated on the  following map:  ��� SUBJECT AREA: BYLAW 297.5.  L.O90 Hiotnr 101 cfHciciri.  INDUSTRIAL rjEVELOrWiT     \  i GUIDE ites.  mmmmmmWmm  *"YY-  ..; - ���  I TOWlt OF  jY GIBSONS   'i��� I '-'  Basic design guidelines will apply to the form and  character of development and will address, in a  general manner, matters such as landscaping, exterior design of buildings, parking and signs. The  design guidelines will apply only to new development and redevelopment in this development permit area.  The public hearing will be held at 7:30 p.m. on  Tuesday, March 12, 1991 In the Cedar Grove  Elementary School Gym, 1196 Chaster Road, Gibsons, B.C. All persons who deem their interest in  property to be affected by the proposed bylaw  shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard on  matters contained in the bylaw.  The above is a synopsis of the bylaw and is not  deemed to be an interpretation of the bylaw. The  bylaw may be Inspected at the Regional District  Offices in the Royal Terraces building at the foot  of Wharf Road, Sechelt, B.C. during office hours,  Monday to Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and  Thursday and Friday 8:00 am to 6:00 p.m., from  February 25,1991 up to and including March 12,  1991.  Mr. L Jardine  Secretary  Sunshine Coast Regional District  Box 800, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0  Telephone 885-2261 22.  Coast News, rVarch 4,1991  SCRD launches  land use plan  Following a regional district  decision to create a committee  to develop an 'Integrated Land  Use Strategy' for the Sunshine  Coast, Director Gordon Wilson  has prepared a draft of the  terms of reference for such a  committee.  "It must be made clear," said  Wilson, "that direct input from  the community, industry, the  forest service and other government agencies will be required if  we are to be successful in having  these groups 'buy into' the plan.  "The nature of the work that  needs to be done within this  district is greater than the sum  of the many small local issues  that are currently under discussion within such committees as  the Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee, the Forestry  Advisory Committee, Ihe Integrated Watershed Management Plan and the Local  Resources Utilization Plan.  "This process will develop an  integrated land management  plan for the entire district, with  a view to removing conflict, and  providing an operating strategy  for local industry, so that the  primary goals of watershed  management, and maintenance  of a viable logging industry,  that is sensitive to environmental and residential concerns,  may be achieved."  Wilson suggests that the new  committee be modelled after the  Foreshore Advisory Task Force  and examine land management.  Portable  Toilet  Rentals  ��� Construction Sites  ��� Special Events  ��� Outdoor Picnics  ��� Weddings, etc.  Alio:  Septic Tank Pumping  Bonniebrook  Industries  886-7064  not just land use; a distinction  that would provide for adequate  discussion and agreement on the  various logging methods, and  other industrial practices, that  may take place within selected  land use designations within the  plan.  "There is some urgency in  getting this underway," said  Wilson. He went on to say that  he has had enthusiastic response  to this initiative from the community, the ministries and industry. "I thought I might be  stonewalled, but I was delighted  at the positive response."  "This study may well be a  pilot project that could, if successful, be used as a model for  other areas within the  province."  Directors gave enthusiastic  approval to Wilson's plan, paving the way for applications for  funding, which must come,  Wilson emphasized, from a  variety of sources, so that no  one group would be able to  exert undue influence.  "We need to look at the  macrocosm, not just the  microcosm," stressed Wilson.  "We protect the Tetrahedron, then log the hell out of  Lion Lake," Wilson said by  way of illustration.  The motion lent Director  Wilson the authority to approach governments and industry, as well as to seek potential sources of funding.  Elphlnstont Secondary  Honour Roll ��� Grade 8: Esplcy, Jascha; Kavanagh, Kelly; Passmore, Heather;  Curil, Jana; Stephens, Emmily; Reid, Neil; Johnson, Jennifer; l.eighton, Chris;  Boyce, Vicky; Dempster, Ryan; Dorst, Hilary; Lowden, Michael; Braun,  Karmen; Bullock, Angela.  Honour Roll ��� Grade 9: Juhasz, Chandra; Stoochnoff, Christy; Stuart, Kristina;  Skytte, Tova; Davidson, Deborah; Bruce, Sylvie; Howden, Jeremy; Anderson,  Gayla; Hunter, Jackie; Norton, Coileen; Harding, Caleb; Osaka, Yumiko;  Boutin, Tracy; Moorcroft, Ella; Mowbray, Elisa.  Honour Roll ��� Grade 10: Quarry, Kara; Bullock. Cheryl; Emerkin, Amanda;  Sanborn, Zoe; Stevenson, Carolynn; Chalmers, Matthew; Hill, Melanie;  McGillivaray, Jake; Ryan, Franceses; Kirkham, Leonard.  Honour Roll - Grade II: Bodt, Tanya; Harrrison, Jennie; Tame, Amanda;  Kirkham, Jude; Anderson, Melissa; Puchalski, Sarah; Tjensvold, Niclole;  Karison, Sonja; Lowden, Jeanette; Pedersen, Michelle; Blake, Nicole;  Oreenberg, Zach; Newton, Michele; Rezansoff, Tara; Juhasz, David; Von  Schleinitz, Michelle; Swanson, Kathy.  Honour Roll - Grade 12: Qually, Nicole; Ruck, Graham; Robson, Deyon;  Fredricksen, Liv; McQueen, Taunia; Seed, Darian; Newman, Robert; Stevens,  Regan; Greaves, Justin; Essler, Tara; MacKowan, Jennifer; Smith, David;  Sutherland, Leesa.  ���Joel Johastoae photo  Strait conference a big success  Representatives of the Canadian Pulp and Paper Workers'  Union surprised and delighted  those attending the recent  "State of the Strait" conference  in Nanaimo with their call for a  "zero emission standard" for  pulp mills.  The activist-oriented crowd,  numbering some 350, heard  other unions���among them the  IWA���call for government action to protect jobs and health  standards (in the long term)  through tougher environmental  legislation enforcement. This  could be accomplished, it was  argued, through recycling pro  grammes and value-added  policies.  The weekend conference was  organized by the Save Georgia  Strait Alliance and attracted  what Roger Lagasse of the Sunshine Coast Watershed Alliance  (SCWA) described as "a gathering of people concerned about  the ecological health of the  Strait of Georgia bio-region."  In a press release issued  following the event, SCWA  pointed out that "With one  million gallons of toxic waste  being poured into the Strait  every minute and 63,000 barrels  of oil spilt annually, there was  no problem arriving at a consensus for action."  The 21 "expert speakers",  panelists and moderators tried  to come to grips with a wide  range of topics related to and  affecting the environmental  health of the Strait. These included population growth, pulp  mill pollution, ocean dumping,  role of government, aboriginal  rights issues and military testing  at Nanoose Bay.  Conference action recommendations called for the Save  Georgia Strait Alliance to continue networking throughout  the bio-region. It was agreed  Gospel Rock support pours in  by Jin Michael Sherman  The Sunshine Coast Regional  District, which is seeking to And  a way to purchase the Gospel  Rock property and turn the area  into a park, has, to date, received in excess of 100 letters of  support from coast residents. In  addition, a petition from Gibsons���where most of the letters  originated���was received containing 24 names, also in support of the SCRD's efforts.  Many letter writers made a  point of stating their willingness  to put their money where their  heart is. Noted Gibsons resident  Joyce Dayton: "Extra monies  will no doubt be needed for  such a purpose... I would support you (SCRD) to whatever  extent I could, whether in the  form of an increased property  tax or a fundraising scheme."  Others writing to the regional  board���requesting help for the  project and demanding action  ��� echoed Ms Dayton's sentiments with regard to pitching  in financially. "I am willing to  pav more taxes or help finan^  daily in any way to make this  purchase possible," wrote Mrs.  M.J. Daly of Gibsons.  "Protecting the 'quality of  life' is what I want from my  government," declared Victor  Kennor, also of Gibsons.  SCRD Chairman Peggy Connor told the Coast News that  she and her fellow directors  were gratified by the response.  "It indicates that what we're  doing (as regards Gospel Rock)  is really worth it."  Connor went on to note that  she knew many of those who  have written in about the project. "They're people who don't  normally get on the bandwagon  and shoot off a letter," claimed  Connor. "They're sincere and  self-motivated���by which I  mean they're not writing these  letters on behalf of some  organized effort."  that the second annual "Save  The Strait Marathon" would be  held in August to "raise  awareness���and funds���to pursue the clean-up campaign.  Dates of "follow-up"  meetings were announced for  communities all around the  Strait. A public meeting regarding the role of the Sunshine  Coast in the "healing" of the  Strait will be held in Sechelt on  March 20. According to Lagasse "Local delegates to the conference have a wealth of information they wish to share with  the community and everyone is  urged to attend."  Attending the conference  from the Sunshine Coast were  representatives of the Pender  Harbour Wildlife Society, the  Sunshine Coast Peace Committee, the Howe Sound local of  the Canadian Pulp and Paper  Workers' Union, the Sunshine  Coast Watershed Alliance, and  the Chatelech Students Environmental Committee.  A number of interested individuals from the Sunshine  Coast also made the trek to  Nanaimo for what was, from all  accounts, a highly-successful  conference.  flriY way you Slice It  the Classifieds bring results  * '   *      ��       ��      O      4  NEW IN CANADA  NEW IN CANADA  NEW IN CANADA  NEW At DeVRlES  ANOTHER  MAJOR BREAKTHROUGH  IN CARPET TECHNOLOGY  NEW IN CANADA  ^Ahead,WaIkAB0verUs"  Monsanto *s  exclusive fibre system  that effectively fights  Matting and Crushing  PLUS  Locked-In Stainblocker  88% nylon  12% high shrink acrylic  35% increase in twist  Wear dated WARRANTY  in writing!  TrtrftoCofttwf  ���  fHSrt, >��-;������;  ���  It  Both carpet ttbtee  atari out hotting  lha tame.  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