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 LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY  Parliament Buildings  Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X4  91.8  The Sunshine  Published on the Sunshine Coast    25'per copy on news stands February 4,1991       Volume 45      Issue 5  by Rose Nicholson  The Foreshore Advisory Task  Force has tackled the controversial issue of introduction of  Atlantic salmon into, local  waters. The January 29 meeting  was attended by officials of the  federal Department of Fisheries  and Oceans (DFO), the provincial Ministry of Agriculture and  Fisheries (MAF), the provincial  Ministry of the Environment  (MOE), members of the Sunshine Coast Aquaculture  Association (SCAA) and several  interested members of the  public.  Giving a quick background  of the history of previous attempts to introduce Atlantic  salmon to BC waters, Dr. Alan  Castledine of MAF told the audience that the first experiment  took place in 1905, when several  rivers on the mainland and Vancouver Island were stocked.  Several further attempts were  made up until the early I930's,  but none were successful.  In the US, several similar  projects have been attempted,  with only a slightly better success rate. A population of  Atlantic salmon has been maintained at a hatchery in Oregon  for nearly 50 years and the progeny is used for stocking a few  trophy lakes. In Washington the  National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has grown Atlantic  salmon since 1973 and provided  eggs to private growers. In  1985/86 Minter Creek in  Washington was stocked with  30,000 smolts, but none were  recovered nor did any return to  spawn, and California has a  limited farm program.  It wasn't until 1985 that  another attempt was made, and  Atlantic salmon eggs were imported for the aquaculture industry in BC. Between 1985 and  1991, nearly 7.4 million eggs  were imported from Scotland,  the US, and New Brunswick,  Some of the first eggs imported during this period were  raised in Hotham Sound, and  over the past five years a  number of farms on the Sunshine Coast have raised Atlantic  salmon. Approved management  plans for holding 410,000  Atlantic salmon with a total annual production of 650 tonnes  are currently held by eight  "grow-out" farms on the Sunshine Coast, though two of  these firms are in receivership,  and others may not achieve  their approved capacity.  Also being reared here are 1.5  million Atlantic salmon eggs  and juveniles, all of which are  progeny of Atlantic salmon  reared in BC.  Although the Atlantic salmon  is just as susceptible as its  Pacific cousins to the deadly  algae blooms heterosigma and  chaetoceros, their faster grow-  out rate makes them attractive  to fish farmers who can produce  a marketable fish in about half  the time it takes to rear the  Pacific species like coho and  chinook.  Although sport and commercial fishermen often catch  Atlantic salmon which appear  to be recent escapees from fish  farms, the imported fish do not  appear to have established  themselves in the wild in BC. In  1988, 206 of these fish were  caught in Washington waters  and 106 off the coast of BC. By  1990, these numbers were down  to eight in Washington and two  in BC, with no reports of any  fish reluming to streams.  Castledine said that one of  the most frequently expressed  fears, that Atlantic salmon  would introduce new fish  diseases to the Pacific coast, is  without foundation, "No  known disease agents have been  introduced to the province," he  said, "despite the transfer of  large numbers of eggs of Atlantic salmon.  "Only diseases that are found  in BC salmon and trout stocks  have ever been detected in  Atlantic salmon in the north  east Pacific."  He went on to say that under  the Fisheries Act, strict regulations govern the importation  and culture of salmon eggs. A  detailed history of parent stock  Please turn to page 17  At Rockwood Lodge  Local governments  hold conference  by Jan Michael Sherman  Rockwood was the site last  Thursday evening for the first  of three yearly, intergovernmental "summit  meetings" designed to confront,  discuss, and debate issues of  common concern.  Representatives of the Town  of Gibsons, the Sechelt Indian  Band, the Municipality of  Sechelt, and the Sunshine Coast  Regional District met for two-  and-a-half hours, "marching on  through" without a break.  The agenda, at least on  paper, was intimidating. An  even two dozen items constituted a virtual smorgasbord  of issues, all completely or partially inter-related in terms of  the political entities represented  around the table.  Sechelt hosted the meeting  which was chaired by Mayor  Nancy MacLarty. Setting the  theme���and tone��� she commented enthusiastically on how  "this is all about sharing;  ...about talking together...  cooperating on areas of mutual  concern." And, indeed, a  number of the participants were  to later remark at how smoothly  and genially the evening had  proceeded���given the politically  disparate make-up of those in  attendance.  The matter of a cooperatively run dug pound came  under discussion briefly.  MacLarty noted a suitable site  in the Field Road area, suggesting that a long-term lease  might be worked out. "We  want to get together on dogcat-  cher services...our bylaw officer  doesn't have proper  equipment."  "We have an excellent  fellow," offered SCRD Chairman Peggy Connor. MacLarty  said agreement had to be reached on the site and "then costs  can be worked out."  Chief Tom Paul indicated  SIB interest in the project. "We  have the same problem as (the)  other governments." The group  agreed that the next step is a  "meeting of the minds" of all  parties concerned this month to  discuss details.  The regulation of live-  aboards was "one of my major  concerns," according to Gibsons mayor Eric Small. Asked  by MacLarty whether Gibsons  had its own Harbour Authority,  Small replied in the negative.  "We do," said MacLarty,  "and we have much more say  over regulations... We have to  draw up some rules...I hope it  will give us full authority over  liveaboards."  "The last Gibsons council  looked at the issue," Small  noted, adding that they decided  against pursuing an independent Harbour Authority. Gibsons Clerk-Administrator Lorraine Goddard informed Small  that "We have much information available at our municipal  hall."  Touching briefly on the Local  Round Table on the Environment and the Economy, SCRD  Director Brett McGillivray told  the meeting,"We've asked for  one of the Round Table's  province-wide meetings to be  held here. In April. With Stan  (Dixon) on the Round Table we  have something of an 'inside  track.' It's a great opportunity  to give (our) input." The director added that "There are 29  members of the Round Table in  BC. In any given area they provide seven to eight members."  "It is a very impressive cross-  section of people. I'm very supportive," said Eric Small.  Tom Paul furnished an update on the progress of his  band's new District Building.  Please turn to page 4  Watershed consultant's  research questioned  Ashley Nanson appears to do a doubletake as she practices for the upcoming Spring Carnival.  ���Joel Johmlone photo  Atlantic salmon dispute  Pros and cons debated  by Rose Nicholson  Ron Abrams, MD, a director  qf the Western Canada Wilderness Committee, has called into  question a study done by Dr. D.  Golding on the Greater Vancouver watershed.  Golding was commissioned  last year by the Sunshine Coast  Regional District (SCRD) to do  a study of the effects of logging  on the Chapman and Gray  Creeks watershed on the Coast  and concluded that logging  would not be detrimental to the  local water supply.  Abrams claims that  Golding's report on the Greater  Vancouver - watershed is incomplete because his study involved only the Seymour  Watershed, where the soils are  different than the Coquitlam  and Capilano watersheds in the  remaining parts of the watershed district.  "It is imperative," said  Abrams, "that the public  understand that Dr. Golding's  conclusions and research are  controversial and open to  serious challenge."  Abrams explained that the  Greater Vancouver Watershed  District (GVWD) has complete  control over the watershed.  "However, the GVWD has  engaged, and continues to  engage in commercial clearcut  logging within the watershed  areas," said Abrams.  "As part of its logging operations, the GVWD also engages  in extensive road building.  Therefore, the true issues which  must be determined, insofar as  these watershed areas are concerned, are whether logging  these areas affects water quality  and what practices should be  followed in order to ensure  water of the highest possible  quality..."  Abrams maintains that  Golding did not take into consideration previous studies, and  cites research done by Dr. Colin  O'Loughlin in 1973, "which  unequivocally concluded that  the number of landslides was  approximately four lo 10 times  greater, and fhe quantity of  landslide debris was approx-..  imately two to four times  greater, per square kilometre of  clear-cut forest when compared  lo the same area of uncut  forest."  Abrams also quotes William  W. Carr, a researcher for the  Ministry of Forests and a  former manager of Consulting  Please turn to page 4  ON THE INSIDE  Cumulative decay Page 2  Letters to the editor Pages 3 & 21  School Board budget Page 11  Coast recreation plan Page 12  Toxic waste on Coast Page 22  Garry Mundell, of Garry's Ci me Service, donated his time and equipment to help Gibsons Landing  Heritage Society president Fred Inglis, and volunteers Rick Bruner, Phil Murray and Phil Makow  dismantle the Wilson Creek Homestead building to make way for a mall development. The task  took dote to four hours and the house will be stored in Roberts Creek until a new location for it can  beesUbHtbed. -aiiiB.niin��piioio  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  s> Coast News, February 4,1991  oommenc  Toxic non-disposal  We carry on Page 22 of this week's Coasl News a report  on ihe status of toxic waste disposal, or lack of it here on  ihe Sunshine Coasl. Both locally and in ihe somewhat  vague future provincial plans it is a disturbing scenario.  There has been undoubtedly a great upswelling in environmental awareness in recent years. A plethora of  special inlcresl groups have formed wilh special targets  and since there is a tendency lor like lo seek like and the  members of such groups lo have converse wilh their  fellows only, ihere may be an over-confidence aboul the  progress lhal is being made in dealing with Ihe enduring  and accumulating difficulties of ihe environment.  Bui our story on toxic waste disposal seems lo indicate  lhal the progress is more seeming than actual. Industry  pays lip service and environmentalists congratulate  themselves on their enlightenment, bin wc continue lo  spew poisons into our air and water as though there were  no tomorrow, and perhaps there won't be.  Until the urgency of the situation is widespread  throughout the public and governments are compelled lo  make environmental care a constant priority, then there  will be grave and growing cause for concern. Awareness  must be widespread and followed by steadfast action If the  growing problems arc going to be rectified and a future  assured.  Report received  A consultant has been hired and has studied and has  reported and we find lhal ihe future of recreation on the  Sunshine Coast should be centralised in Roberts Creek in  Ihe Cliff Gilker Park area. Ah, yes, progress.  Is il 15 years ago that a joint recreation facility was first  proposed and narrowly defeated. What has our consultant  told us that Larry Labonte, Cliff Gilker, ct al., didn't  know back then?  Meanwhile, we have an Ice Arena in Sechelt difficult to  reach even for Sechell residents, and an inadequate swimming pool in Gibsons, itself a consianl drain on the lax-  payer and too small to recoup by hosting occasional swim  meets. Perhaps we are ready now for ihe consultant's findings.   from our files   We Remember When  5 YEARS AGO  There was jubilation in the Sechelt Indian Band  offices when the news came that Indian Affairs Minister  David Crombie will be tabling the Sechelt self,  government legislation in the House of Commons on  February 5. The legislative package in no way abrogates  any aboriginal rights which are in the Canadian Const!-  tion said financial advisor Gordon Anderson.  Provincial mirror legislation will appear before the  Cabinet in Victoria on the same day. "There'll be a great  celebration pretty soon" said Chief Stan Dixon. "The  biggest potlatch we've ever had."  10 YEARS AGO  The nascent meeting of the newly formed  Aquaculture Association of BC was held on January 31  at St. Vincent's Bay.  Mayor Goddard tells the Coast News that her and her  council's position on the land freeze imposed by the  zoning of the Agricultural Land Reserve is that it will impede growth and development within the Village of Gibsons' boundaries.  Confirmation has been given that 3.7 acres have been  dedicated to become the Daniel Point Waterfront Park  (after Daniel Pender) by the developers of the 160 acre  subdivision in Lees Bay.  20 YEARS AGO  The Henry Road letter from Area E residents was turned over to Mayor Wally Peterson asking the Intentions  of the Village of Gibsons regarding rumoured extension  plans.  "It is estimated that the development of the district  will be such that by 1980 it will require the entire in-flow  of Chapman Creek for domestic use alone" said Director Cliff Thorold, outlining reasons why the Regional  Board could not grant a water permit to gravel operators  in the Sechelt areas.  30 YEARS AGO  Canadian Forest Products announces a $500,000  flash dryer plant for the Port Mellon mill.  Legislative members applauded Tony Gargrave's announcement that the Sechelt Indian Band had donated  land for a hospital.  40 YEARS AGO  Wally Graham's resignation as Water Caretaker for  the Village of Gibsons will take effect immediately.  "The wages offered are a personal insult," said  Graham. "I could make more money baby-sitting." The  amount offered was $1200 a year with opportunity to  make more by means of an hourly wage.  The Sunshine  SOlltf fIf ��  p.bii.h.4 by GLASSFORD PRESS LTD.  Editor:  Jan Michael Sherman Advertising   Fran Burnside  Rose Nicholson John Gilbert  Joel Johnstone Jean Broccoli  Stuart Burnside  Office    Anne Thomsen  Dee Grant  Production Jan Schuks  Jackie Phelan  Bill Rogers  Ella Warner  The 8UNSHINE COAST NEWS Is a locally owned newspaper,  published on the Sunshine Coast, BC every Monday by Olattlord  Press Ltd., Box 460, Gibsons, BC, VON 1V0. Gibsons 886-2622 or  886-7817; Sechelt 665-3930; Gibsons Fax 666-7725; Sechelt Fax  885-3954. Second Class Mail Registration No. 4702.  The SUNSHINE COAST NEWS Is protected by copyright and  reproduction of any part of It by any means is prohibited unless  permission In writing Is first secured from Qltssford Press Ltd.,  holders of the copyright.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES  1 Year IM; 6 Months am Foraipn i Year MO   Cumulative decay  by Jan Michael Sherman  I have never been to Athens.  Then, come lo think of it, I've  never been lo a lot of places I've  had a hankering to visit.  I was ruminating about  Athens and pollution the other  day. An off-beat pairing unless,  like me, you'd been reading the  highly-entertaining profile of  Melina Mercouri which appears  in the current issue of Vanity  Fair.  It was written by Maureen  Orth, an erstwhile classmate of  mine al UCLA, and now a  features writer of some prominence. At one point, almost in  passing, Maureen notes that  Alliens' "...incomparable  repository of classical architecture...has withered away more  in the last 2$ years than in all  the lime since its creation in 300  B.C."  Although she'd probably not  In A Nutshell  intended to, Maureen succeeded  in abruptly and entirely diverting my interest and attention  away from the heroically  pathetic La Mercouri���herself a  certified symbol of all thai ever  was and still remains Greek, a  feminine counterpart lo Zorba  only slightly less arresting that  the Acropolis itself.  I was aghast. Since 1965 more  damage has been done to ancient Athenian architecture by  ordinary, everyday, garden  variety pollution than was accomplished since Ihe Parthenon  itself was constructed?? Mercouri's angst over losing her bid  for mayor of Athens suddenly  seemed a petty and whining  remonstrance over the vagaries  of one aging actress's personal  fate.  Now, hey, lest; one smugly  imagine thai I have (somehow)  just discovered the menace of  pollution���in Athens, Greece,  Athens, Georgia, or virtually  any place name your finger  chooses to stab at on a spinning  globe of this black-and-blue  planet���please to keep your  critical claws sheathed for Ihe  nonce.  For the past 20 years I have  lived in Los Angeles, Ihe promised land of emphysema and  First Stage Smog Alerts, where  the pulmonary specialist is even  more   revered   than   ihe   tv  weatherperson who announces  the day's "Pollution Count." I  doubt I will ever be able lo erase  from my memory banks Ihe  numerous occasions when I flew  into LA, and sank like a spoon  into chocolate pudding through  those mustard gas yellow-and-  brown layers of chemical death  which blanket the City of the  Angels like some custom-  tailored shroud.  Pollution has become a  catchall word, and rightly so,  for the myriad ways in which  humanity fouls its own nest.  But, for me at least, air pollution has always seemed the most  odious, the most scarifyingly  pervasive. No doubt Saddam  Hussein's promise to biochemically pollute the air with  his spores of certain death has  renewed my concerns for the air  I breath���despite the fact I am  6000 miles from the Gulf.  Sure, we continue to foul our  oceans, lakes, rivers, and even,  God help us, our drinking  water. But somehow, sporting  lungs rather than gills, Ihe idea  of air pollution remains uppermost in my consciousness. And  this is emanating from a human  being who exposed his only  child to 20 years of the highest-  grade pollution this side of  Athens!  Still I am haunted by the ac-  celerative   process   which  Maureen Orth highlighted in  her piece on Mercouri. Since  1965 air pollution has wreaked  more quiet, virtually unchecked  havoc, than it has in two-and-a-  half bleeping millenia!  And pollution is entirely, utterly ubiquitous. It is also nonselective, affecting inanimate  and animate objects alike. Not  so long ago to "be polluted"  meant to be drunk, but I  haven't heard Ihe term used that  way in, oh, 25 years. The collective unconscious works in  decidedly strange ways, usually  on behalf of ignorance and  avoidance.  So, in 25 years, in 2015, what  will the collective Kodachrome  of humanity feature? Will every  man, woman, and child be  sporting gas masks whenever  they go out���even if no local  Saddam is making threats? Will  picnic lunches be inhaled  through a straw? Will forrps of  shaking hands take on sublimated, sexual significance?  Or will everyone save the  price and bother of the mask,  concluding that what there is to  see and interact with outside  just ain't worth seeing anymore.  And will Athens, the Taj  Mahal, and the Skookumchuck  be available only through one's  neighbourhood video store.  Stay tuned. But don't hold  your breath.  Free publishing idea  by S. Nutter  An idea we had around the  end of the sixties was for a  paper that would come out nationally, primarily for people  who were retired. In the States  Ihere were three papers doing  this, and they had a combined  circulation of something like 10  million.  So we thought, like hey, that  would be in Canada something  like a million.  Most of this Club of Rome  type thinking was going down in  a pub in Toronto called Ihe  Evercne (known generally as the  Ncverclean). We were all freelancing at various this's and  that's, and would meet there  between two and five in the  afternoons, when all the  workers (well anyway, people  with jobs) were absent.  Strangely perhaps, I don't  think any of us were ex-  newspapermen. I had, however,  not long before started a paper  called (now) Engineering, which  mailed nationally to 93,000  engineers of all sorts from St.  Johns' to Port Alberni.  Somehow or other a partner  and I had kept this thing going  through the first trying year  before you can get acceptance  (and general advertising) from  the Canadian Audit Bureau of  Circulation, and then we'd sold  it for a less than munificent  sum.  The paper for the retired  however, seemed to offer much  more, and almost infinite scope.  When you come down to it, the  first natural division you can  make in society, any society, is  between the generations: the  Young, the Engaged and the  Retired. It cuts across all other  divisions of race and creed and  social status etc. At that time  the societies of the West were  heavily oriented to the concerns  of the Young. The Engaged  were just thrashing along there,  and the Retired were hardly  heard from.  What a hopeless mish-mash  of a society we thought. Here  were these sprouts, barely  sprouting, taking up all the talking space, and here were these  seasoned and experienced and  possibly wise members simply  shunted off to do square dancing at the Old Folks,  The paper, we thought,  would give them a voice, and reestablish in the country their  sense of humour (pre Yuk  Yuk). As the country, as we saw  it then, became almost totally  beaurocratized, the paper of the  Retired would be perhaps the  only one with telling stories of  the 'now it can be told' kind.  But humour of course, humour  would be the touchstone.  There was no humourous  paper, no Punch no New  Yorker, in Canada, and as we  saw it, it would have been  almost impossible to introduce  one. 'Third Generation' our  choice for name, might however  have made it.  As we envisioned it, the letters of 'Third Generation'  crawled across the top of the  front page as spines of a cartooned dragon. The dragon's  face was sleepy but sly, and a  snort perhaps came out of a  nostril.  Humour is an essential part  of the life of anyone in the third  generation. It is the principle  thing there is that works against  the dreaded tendency to pre-  fossilization.  But humour remains undefined, and people who attempt to do so may be confined  to a new circle in Dante's Inferno. Irish humour is not the  same as Jewish humour.  English humour is often not  understood by the French, and  vice-versa. German humour is  something else again. North  American humour today is  often a desperate grabbing for  an anything-at-all one-liner.  Our thought of course, was  that the essential humour of the  third generation would carry  over these disparate current  modes. We thought the paper,  mailing out initially to receivers  of pension cheques, would  within not too long a time,  reach the news stands and find  an interest among the rest of the  public.  Nothing wrong with that  right? So what happened...The  people we thought natural  backers for this kind of thing  blanched at the first mention ol  'newspaper' and rapidly faded  away. In the Stales a senate inquiry into the three papers for  the retired threw our departments 'for the aged' into a  flurry. Things had to be  postponed.  Meanwhile at the Everene  there were other things on our  table. Quite a lot of time had  gone into working up an idea  for a 24-hour TV news channel.  There was the idea for training  native people to make their own  information films. There was  the idea for a Canadian short  story series for TV (film),  directed on an almost competitive basis by the world's best  directors���Kurosawa, Bergman, Lean et al. Well, you can  see, we were not just sitting  around there.  But "Third Generation' just  lapsed, among a number of  others. Among a number of  others it's still not a bad idea. If  anyone's really interested I still  think I know exactly how to  make it go.  Your community's  AWARD-WINNINC'  newspaper  ^ailitsiiiSemY  frj-lei.,  mot  Bff>��'��" Cu��?  ^��5ii.��-       **oI7^.aw "^LWW**     ���       *<'*^.aW ^k%\\\\\s^a^^^^'tsss\Ta*stt*. (LetU.iA. to- the ���ditol  Gibsons should enhance, not destroy assets  Coast News, February 4,1991  Editor:  Recently the fate of one of  Gibsons' most historically important buildings has been  thrust into the public arena. The  'Old Doc Inglis House' is being  offered for sale. Currently there  is an offer on the land alone,  apparently with plans to  develop this site and adjoining  parcels into condo style housing. This would necessitate the  removal or destruction of the 78  year old house.  It disturbs me that such a  major change to the heart of the  town can occur without any  orderly process of planning or  public input. The social, cultural and economic ramifications of such a change will affect us all.  Built in 1913, the Inglis  house, known in its heyday as  Stonehurst, was Dr. Inglis'  home, clinic and the village  pharmacy. Dr. Inglis' sons Alan  and Hugh also practised  medicine out of the house. One  can easily imagine how central  the house was to the community.  The house was also the center  of much political controversy in  its era, providing shelter for the  family of J.S.Woodsworth during the turbulent formative  years of the CCF party.  Architecturally, the Inglis  house is a fine example of the  Craftsman style which was  popular between 1890 and 1930.  Much less ornate or pretentious  than the preceding Victorian  period, the Craftsman house  could nevertheless achieve  stateliness through grand scale  as is the case with the Inglis  house, indicating that this was  indeed the home of a prominent  citizen.  The preservation of heritage  buildings such as the Inglis  house is important for the  development of community  identity and continuity. Old  houses enable us to remember  previous generations and important events of the past.  In the case of the ongoing  process of growth in Gibsons  and lower Gibsons in particular,  we might reflect on what it is  that makes it an attractive place  to live in and what is it that attracts the thousands of tourists  that visit each vear?  The appeal of lower Gibsons  lies in its retention of a traditional coastal village ambience  of which elements are its setting,  pace of life and architecture.  The result is a feeling of comfort and security, just what we  and every jaded city dweller  crave.  Upper Gibsons, on the other  hand, set against one of the  most stunning mountain backdrops available anywhere, is a  fine example of strip development devoid of any clear  aesthetic planning with the  resultant charm of a lesser East  Whalley.  To sum all of this up, I feel  that Gibsons must recognize  and build upon its assets, not  destroy them. The remaining  few heritage buildings that Gibsons has are extremely important in maintaining a cohesive  sense of community. They must  be preserved and also kept on  Wondering about the war  their original sites not only for  continuity but also to be eligible  for funding towards restoration  costs from the Heritage Trust.  It is up to the Town Council  to press for heritage designation  and protection of the Inglis  house. This may be achievable  through either public ownership  on the merits of developing its  self sufficiency through various  possible community uses, or to  be tastefully incorporated into  private development.  The latter option having successfully been undertaken in  several BC communities where  the surrounding infill construction is patterned on and compliments the design of the  heritage building.  Philip Gaulin, Vice President  Gibsons Landing Heritage  Society  Editor:  RE: The economy of war; only  the arms dealers are laughing.  1 thought 1 might be reading  Rolling Stone when I read the  article by Robert S. Rodvik.  The accompanying and wonderfully twisted drawing, was  Ralph Steadman���like in it's  depiction of truth amid  hypocrisy. The Men-in-the-Suits  have lobbied in the boardrooms  of America for this war and are  projecting it as an unreality, a  harmless video game to a  shallow USA Today audience.  Let's not forget the Nixon administration initiated the West's  arming of Iraq, wilh CIA prompting, to possibly offset the  increasingly erratic behaviour of  their once obedient puppet  regime, Iran. The Shah's overthrow in 1979 brought a return  to ancient customs and ways in  the Ayatollah Khomeni.  Were the US collectively able  to write a book on the sordid affair, it would not be called  "How to win friends and influence enemies." After an  eight year war between Iran and  Iraq, most of the people still  have a deeper hatred for the US,  than for the enemy they had  been fighting. At the risk of  sounding like Andy Rooney,  Gee, why is that?  When the Ayatollah called  the US "The Great Satan" and  held Americans hostage, was it  by mere coincidence that they  were released shortly after the  Reagan   inauguration?  Was it a coincidence that the  great "American Hero" Ollie  North began selling arms to  Iran, then in a protracted struggle with Iraq? Was it a coincidence that 269 marines were  killed in Beirut by (in all probability) the very munitions that  Ollie sold from the NSA office  in the basement of the White  House?  Robert Gerow  More letters  on page 21  ANNUAL Print &  Framing  SALE  35% off  ONCE A  YEAR SPECIAL     __  framed prints by ��* ��*��fH  ��� Bateman ��� Parker ��� Brenders ��� *"$�� am?*:  ��� Serrey-Lister ��� Isaac & more! 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T,...nd other r,.r  ippaubte Aoofce, to 0*11., nock orl, Ifa dealer doe, not hi*, veite, eoueattd model el Hock model ma, b. oblir.d Irom jnother duler Deskr mi, ,.�� lof���� Offer rt l.m. iT.it.ri Sr. a.,1.r tew d.r,.r,   The British Columbia  MERCURY  Dealers  aaaaaajafaatJaaaaaM Coast News, February 4,1991  Local governments confer  Much interest was generated at last Thursday night's intergovernmental "summit meeting" at Rockwood.  Jan Mir/furl Sherman photo  Watershed consultant's  research questioned  Continued from page 1  Services Research for Terrasol  Revegetation Erosion Control  Lid.  According to Carr, "forest  road construction and timber  harvesting operations can accelerate surface erosion and  mass wasting on other watershed resources, particularly  water quality and fishery values.  Through proper predevelop-  ment planning and the use of  high operational standards,  some of these problems can be  alleviated, though not totally  controlled. Unforeseen erosion  and land stability problems inevitably arise during and more  often, after forest development."  Dr. Jack A. Stanford, Director of the Flathead Lake  Biological Station at the University of Manitoba, in a letter to  Abrams, stated "Concerning  the value of old growth forest, it  is simply a fact that catchment  hydrology, chemistry and  biology change significantly  after deforestation."  Abrams also pointed out thai  Golding's own research shows  nitrogen levels three time normal in water downstream from  a clearcut area. "It can hardly  be suggested," said Abrams,  "lhal increasing our nitrogen  levels enhances, or even maintains, the quality of our walcr."  In a letter to the SCRD, (he  Elphinstone Electors' Association expressed "apprehension  and dismay" al the "disastrous  slate of the Chapman Creek  watershed" and asked "that  legal action be taken by the  SCRD lo ensure that those  originally responsible for the  landslides, i.e. the Ministry of  Forests, should take full financial responsibility lo have the  slide area stabilized���to SCRD  standards, not theirs."  The letter, referring to  Abram's report, went on to say  that "In our opinion, the $4000  the SCRD spent for the report  of Dr. Douglas Golding...has  now proven lo be inconclusive  and of questionable value" and  points out "that the SCRD is  responsible for ensuring that the  residents of the Sunshine Coast  have an ample supply of clean,  pure water," and steps should  be taken lo prevent any further  logging in the Chapman Creek  watershed.  "In the past 20 years the  Ministry of Forests has proven  incapable of adequately preserving British Columbia's wafer-  sheds."  Continued from page 1  "Hopefully it will be completed  by the end of March. Once the  Board of Directors is in place,  staffing will take place. We've  got 5,000 square feet of commercial space...we've contacted  Capilano College who want to  hold certain classes in our facility. We're frying lo set up a community college so students from  the Sunshine Coasl won't have  to go lo Vancouver for courses.  If Ihis is successful, we have  available 6-7,000 square feel  available for expansion."  When Paul mentioned that  ihe new SIB ihreaire would  fealure movies "two or three  nights a week," Mayor Small  was quick to ask if il would  compete with the Gibsons  movie ihcaire. Peggy Connor  diplomatically suggested thai "I  think they'll help one another."  The issue of coast libraries  and their serious problems came  under some discussion, wilh  Gibsons alderman Margaret  Morrison pointing out thai,  "Eventually what you want is a  regional library which (this)  Feeney report says there is not  ihe population...to warrant al  ihis lime."  "There are reasons why these  (shared) things don't fly," said  MacLarty. "Filly per cent of  Sechell (library) users are  Regional District people, but  Sechell taxpayers pay for it...If  we could gel over terrilorialism  and share...if we could  somehow do this. Maybe I'm  naive, but the bottom line is a  library." A meeting spear-  headed by Sechelt aldermen  Joyce Kolibas and Peggy  Wagner is to be held involving  the other governments lo explore whal might be done vis a  vis ihe library situation.  In reaction to the Professional Environmental Recreation Consultants' recent proposal for the Sunshine Coast,  the gathering agreed that "...  due to the very major changes  being proposed" a meeting on  this subject should be convened  "very soon."  The question of expanded  mini-bus service was addressed  with Peggy Connor speaking in  an upbeat way about the progress made to date. "We'll be  getting our third bus this year.  They (BC Transit) promised  us���putting it in writing!"  What manner of route and  timetable changes might ensue  from the addition of the new  bus was of particular interest to  Nancy MacLarty. When Connor noted that the mini-bus goes  up to Sandy Hook and  Tuwanek "...acoupleof daysa  week," MacLarty, who apparently felt this was inadequate, chuckled "If you want to  shop Tuesday���you could gel  back (home) on Thursday?"  "We're hoping for evening  service and extended runs," said  Connor, adding thai "BC Transit is surprised at how the minibus service has developed.  Thai's why we're getting the  third bus... Now we're asking  for a fourth and fifth."  When it came to confronting  the issue of under what circumstances and in what manner  natural gas delivery would  manifest itself on the Sunshine  Coast, Peggy Connor evinced  some optimism, which was not  entirely shared. Having attended a recent hearing of the BC  Utilities Commission, Connor  recounted how impressed���and  heartened��� she was by the  serious, no-nonsense manner in  which the gas company's  representatives were confronted  by the Commission.  Eric Small was optimistic that  the BC Utilities Commission  will make ICG Utilities/VIGAS  "perform" within certain  parameters. Small said he  favoured an approach which involved dealing with the gas  company non-confront-  ationally, hoping that suasion  and good faith negotiation can  win at least part of the day.  day.  Nancy MacLarty noted thai  some Sechelt residents have  been registering complaints  about noise coming from the  Sechell Aggregates gravel  operation. "Noise is coming  from the pit at two in the morning,"   the   Mayor   reported.  "People are bothered now���in  winter���when windows are  closed...bound to be worse in  warm weather. I understand  there's an application (by  Sechell Aggregates) to go to a  24-hour shift. It hasn't yet been  granted."  "Complaints are coming to  the Indian Band, too," said  Band councillor Ben Pierre.  "We informed the Aggregates.  They said they'd look after it.  You should talk to them."  Brett McGillivray informed  ihe meeting that a March date  was being sought for a Provincial Emergency Preparedness  orientation meeting to be held  in Sechelt. Squamish, Lion's  Bay, Vancouver, and Powell  River  ("who  modelled  their  plan after ours, then modified  it") are being invited.  McGillivray also mentioned  that the so-called "Ferry  Forum" which will take a  "comprehensive look"���and  discuss���the entire commuter  ferry system on the Sunshine  Coast is still on, but that a  suitable date is still being  sought.  Gibsons  & District  'Public Library |  .Hours:  S l\   I.illlA'I'U  &il&��p&lacc  B.C. Provincial  Curling Championship 1991  $==m  COAST CABLE 11  Sunday,  February 10, 1991  Jin' m ituaio renovation*1 iiii.il community programming  is unavailable at this time. We will be back  |        fmni our now facility .�� Elphinstone Secondary  on Thursday, February I4tli ni 6. Hi pm. Set- you then!  Annual Framing  Poster & Reproduction Sale  Begins Tuesday, February 5th  Liz  Mitten Ryan  Brent  Heighton  Towards the Promise        Liz Mlften Ryan  26% Off Select Reproduction A Poetere  off Custom Framing  WOODEN & METAL MOULDING, OVAL & CIRCLE MATS & FRAMES  CONSERVATION MATTING, NEEDLEWORK STRETCHING, DRYMOUNTING  Show Piece Frames^  280 Gower Point Road, (upstairs above Gallery)  Gibsons Landing 886-9215  Don  Li-Leger  & others  O WORKWEN?    H b:  /U\    WWKLLJ Wt H[ WOHKINr, FOB vni community news  Coast News, February 4,1991  Creek logging concerns  by Janice Letghton, M6-3541  Come spring, the logging  companies are rolling into the  Roberts Creek area to denude a  few cutblocks up Flume and  Crow roads. These areas directly affect the soil, water, and  vegetation around the two  watersheds of Flume Creek and  Clough Creek, with a couple of  unnamed creeks also affected,  including my own sweet water  creek which sings as it flows by.  A few years ago Cough Creek  was the site of a major washout  due to poor logging practices  and heavy rains which caused  property damage and threatened lives. Is soil erosion, poor  water quality, habitat demolition including salmon spawning  areas, and spoiled viewsheds  among the ruin we must accept  to harvest the wealth of timber  here in Roberts Creek, the Sunshine Coast and BC?  The residents of Crow Road, in Roberts Creek, are gearing up to  protest a proposed five-year forestry cut-block plan in and  around the creeks they call their watershed. Tuesday, residents,  led by Donna Shugar, foreground, and Jan Brinton, loured one  of the blocks with Mark Wareing, a staff forester with the  Western Canada Wilderness Committee, lo determine on their  own what recommendations Ihey could bring to a proposed  February 13 meeting at Ihe Roberts Creek Hall.  ���Joel Johnatone photo  SUNNYCRESTMALl  HIGHWAY 101, UPPER GIBSONS  Announcing Our New  Smoke-Free Environment!  In accordance with Gibsons Bylaw #622 smoking Is  restricted in the Mall to sections of: Gussy's  Snackery, Henry's Bakery and Willee's Restaurant.  Come on in for a breath of fresh air!  The group Forest Watch suggests that through alternative  forest practices which rely on  selective logging techniques,  timber can be carefully  harvested so as to protect the  environment. The valuable soil  upon which the future ability of  the forests to produce wealth  and jobs depends, is protected  by always leaving trees to shelter  and secure it. When the habitat  remains, the species in it thrive,  the view continues to be  beautiful, and the water runs  pure. Forestry does not consider  the deleterious effects on environment including future  trees, people, and other business  when it compares alternatives to  clearcutting. Join Forest Watch  for a public meeting on  Wednesday, February 13, at 8  pm, at the Roberts Creek Hall  to discuss new solutions to  clearcutting.  Maps of the proposed clear-  cuts will be posted in the window of the library midday  Saturday, February 2 until  Tuesday evening, February 5,  and again Saturday, February 9  until Tuesday, February 12.  FEELINGS ON THIS WAR  A meeting to share feelings  about the Middle East War was  held last Saturday in the  Roberts Creek Hall. Peter Light  and Roger Lagasse organized  the gathering of around 75  young people into a circle and  passed the intricately carved  talking stick donated by the  Sechelt tribe around so all might  contribute. Concern was expressed about Canada's aggressive role and young men  said they were uneasy about  possible conscription. The  group wanted to meet again.  The next meeting is this Saturday, at 8:00 pm, at St. Aidan's  Hall in Roberts Creek.  THOSE WINTER BLUES  As entertainment and a fund-  raising event, the Winter Blues  Fair last Sunday at the Hall was  definitely a supreme success.  Tables for the fair, although  pricey, sold out early and attendance was around 300. Report^..-  of retail sales were generally  good.  The Valentine decorations  and theme enveloped one immediately upon entering.  Delicate wreaths with flowers  and hearts were an excellent gift  choice for one's Valentine.  Other great gifts such as hand  painted shirts, jewelry, sachets,  etc., were also good bargains.  The baked goods on sale ranged  from homemade bread to rich  chocolate fudge. Patti Dewar  and Jerri Hills of Creek Foods  had prepared spanakopita, pizza, and chicken enchiladas for  immediate consumption. Picnic  and patio tables had been set in  front of the stage for eating and  listening to the wide variety of  excellent musicians performing.  And to keep the kids busy and  creative, an imagination market  was nearby.  Organizer Jeanette Moen  wishes to thank the abundant  volunteers for being so wonderful, and she insists this will be  an annual event. Raffle tickets  are still on sale until February  14, at the Creek hair Salon.  OODDDDD  Great News  DDDDDDD  Landing Unisex Hair Design  is now  :  i��.  Open 7 Days A Week  LANDING       UNISEX  JPOIN IMFNISNOT  Al WAYS NK.ESSARY  ���./., ������ Victorih  !;  bsons I .inrimq  886 39 16  Hours: j  *  9:30 am ��� 6 pm     11 am - 5 pm  Fridays 'Till 9 pm   Sun. & Holidays  Cut Into Chops ��� 2 Rib End ��� 1 Tenderloin End ��� 6 Centre Cuts  Fresh ��� Super Lean Trim  Quarter  Prices Effective  Mon., Feb. 4 - Sun., Feb. 10  PORK  LOIN  kg 5.03 lb  2.28  Extra Laan  GROUND  BEEF  Family Packs ��� Fresh  Beat or Baaf 'n Onion  kg 5.69 lb  2.58  SAUSAGE ���.���. 1.98  29  kg .64 lb ��� k%m W  1.39  B.C. Grown * Canada Commercial Grade ��� Medium Size  Limits In Effect  Fresh Mcintosh  APPLES  Chilean Grown * Domestic Grade ��� Size 50  Fresh  PEACHES kg 3.06 lb  Chilean Grown ��� Size 50  Fresh  NECTARINES   kg 3.28 lb  Ovenfresh Apple  PIE  Ovenfresh  POTATO  BUNS  White or 60% Whole Wheal  Weston's Home Made Style  BREAD  With Minimum $10 Order ��� Over Limit Special .98  Limit 6 ��� Blue Label  Sun-Rype Apple  JUICE  Sweetened or Unsweetened  Sun-Rype Apple  SAUCE  Sun-Rype Apple Pie  FILLING  540ml  Regular * Fine ��� Extra Fine  MJB Ground  COFFEEm  Campbell's Tomato  SOUP  V-8 Cocktail Vegetable  JUICE  1.49  1.79  1.49  I loaf ��� W W   79  59  198ml ��� WW  1.49  1.99  49  84ml 1~W  1.49  f/etchers  Flatchtr's Potato or  Jally Vagatabla Sulk  Dill foods  |      / JtttitttthL \  I  I  I Flatchafa Slicad  ' Summar, Salami or Soar  SALAD        |SAUSAGE  ��� It)   |      par100g    ��� # V  par 100g  Grimm's Sllcad  or Shavad Roast  BEEF  par 100g  1.25  ', Coast News, February 4,1991  community news  GOLDEN LIFELINES  Lip reading  aid for the deaf  by Joyce Ostry  n  ... -j^u��-  Sechelt Mayor Nancy MacLarty (far right) and Alderman Joyce  Kolibas (far left) received a heart foundation flag, from Foundation volunteers Vina Beeman (centre left) and Lenore Nygren  (centre right). The flag is to be flown at Sechelt's Municipal Hall  through February, the official Heart Month. ���Stuart Burnaldt phoio  Daytime meeting  by Lauralee Solli, 885-5212  The monthly meeting is being  held during the day on February  12, at 1 pm, al the Wilson Creek  Hall. Our meetings are usually  held at night but as an experiment, we are trying a daytime  one. If your excuse for not coming to the meetings was you  didn't like to go out al night, be  sure to come.  Our original guest speaker is  nol able lo come but we are trying to find someone else to  come and speak about Seniors,  where lo gel information about  pensions, and other things that  affect Seniors.  FLEA MARKET  For the ones who have been  asking, the Sunshine Slimmers  will be holding a flea market on  March 16, al Wilson Creek  Hall, between 9 and 12 noon.  Tables can be booked by phoning Joan at 885-2089.  DATES FOR BRIDGE  Bridge is held on the second  and fourth Friday of the month  at I pm at Wilson Creek Hall.  This   month's   dates   are  February 8 and 22.  KIRI.AND CENTRE  The Centre was closed for a  few days because of ihe snow.  When il was open there was so  much snow that Ihe Village of  Sechell had to come and plow  the roundabout and then one of  the fellows spent hours shovelling. Thanks to the workers for a  fine job. It was really appreciated.  Last week we had a Rabbie  Burns lunch and John Webb  played the bagpipes and  Margaret Jones said the Ode to  the Haggis and played the piano  and sang. Thanks to the two of  them for an enjoyable day.  ATTENTION ROSE  Rose, who phoned me wanting to know what I meant  about my comments about the  GST���sorry 1 lost your phone  number, if you still want to talk  to me give me another call.  "The Up Reader"  by Gwen Snow  I'm Irving to learn a new  language.  Il's nol very easy lo do.  I need your help and  issislance.  So / thought I'd explain it to  vou.  Next time you 're going lo  speak to me  Don 'l turn your face away.  For only by 'seeing' the words  on your lips  Can I understand what you  say.  Talk to me more distinctly���not too loud,  Not too slow, not loo fast,  Don 'l hide Irehind a cup, or a  hand.  Or keep talking after you've  passed.  When you impatiently say,  'Never mind'  I shrivel up inside, for I  Frantically fought lo hear what  you said  And you don't even know I  tried.  The licking clock, the singing  bird,  The sound on the roof of rain.  Approaching footsteps, a loved  one's voice  What I'd give lo hear I hem  again.  Will you help me to remember  through  The 'picture' of a word���a  sound, a melody,  That once I loved...and heard.  Lip reading is a skill everyone  possesses in varying degrees.  Even a person with normal  hearing will find it somewhat  frustrating to have his visual  contact broken to a distant  speaker by a pillar, a wide-  brimmed hat, or a very tall or  wide person.  When hearing loss occurs, it  is very natural to begin to need  to see a person's face when being spoken to. If I can't see you,  1 can't hear you���becomes a  way of life. Enhancing lip  reading skills can be beneficial  to a hard-ol -hearing person. It  is not the only solution. Lip  reading must be used together  with consistent wearing of properly selected hearing aids,  asserliveness, controlling your  listening environment, increasing your self-esteem and using  coping skills to make things  easier for you.  NEWS NEEDED  This is the ho-hum time of  the year. If any of you have an  interesting story to tell, phone  me and we'll get it in. No one  will know it's your story if you  so wish.  BRANCH NEWS  The Executive meeting will be  on February 5 at 10 am. When  we have our regular meeting on  February 21, our guest speaker  will be a hospice worker. These  people have great hearts.  The February dinner will be  held on February 23. Ham and  scalloped potatoes will be served. Since that is a popular  menu, the tickets will go quickly. Phone Patti at 885-7792 or  Len at 885-2878 for tickets.  TERMINAL  Forest Products Ltd.  LOG  BUYING  STATION  Competitive Prices  Camp Run  ��� CEDAR ��� FIR e HEMLOCK ���  886-7033  Children welcome  Charlotte Diamond returns to the coast again on March  16,1 pm, at Elphinstone Gym. This popular children's entertainer is brought by SCCS. Parent-tot drop in.  Tickets are on sale now at Linnadine's Shoes and Coast  Bookstore, Gibsons; Seaview Market, Roberts Creek; Zippers, Sechelt.  Tickets are $6 plus GST for those over 24 months. We sold  out early last time, so buy soon and don't be disappointed.   J jJt&l   V  DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES AND OCEANS  OPEN HOUSE  DFO is consulting with advisors concerning ways to achieve  the greatest long-term benefits from the coho resource.  Open Houses are being held to involve fishermen and the  public in discussions concerning actions to address  declines in wild coho stocks of the south coast,  especially Strait of Georgia and Fraser River.  Open Houses will be held al:  Port Hardy  Campbell River  Comox  Sechell  Victoria  Nanaimo  Richmond  Kamloops  Monday, February 4  Tuesday, February 5  Wednesday, February 6  Thursday, February 7  Monday, February 11  Tuesday, February 12  Wednesday, February 13  Monday, February 18  Port Hardy Inn  Discovery Inn  Westerly Hotel  Legion Hall  James Bay  Athletic Club  Coast Basuon  Richmond Inn  Stockmans Hotel  Meet wilh Fisheries and Oceans staff  between 3:00 and 9:00 p.m. al Ihe Open House nearest you.  For more details call your local DFO Office or  Pacific Region Headquarters at (604) (66-0097.  M Fisheries Pfjches  and Oceans    el Ocr-ans  Canada  V E T T A  LOGOS  H  Sunshine Coast  Business  Development  Centre  Sunshine Coast  FUTURESTORVM  Planning forfgWBTJHain the 90s  OR. DAN KINGSBURY  the  TERRACE  THE ROCKWOOD CENTRE  "in 'ihiiiiiiiiiiiii''" i'1"'  AT BONNIEBROOK  ere is just a sampling of the many fine  logos and signatures designed by the staff at  Glasstord Press Design Studios during the past  year. Our logo design services are  comprehensive, extending Irom conceptual  design through to complete project management.  However our creative energies are not  restricted to designing logos. We otter expert  services in the fields of advertising, corporate  communications, book design, direct mail and  corporate identity programmes.  So tap into our experience, knowledge and  skills which will produce the special results  you require. We can make you visible.  Call 886-2622 and let us focus the eyes of the  marketplace on you.  ROBERT HONEY  INTERIORS  ETV  Education Through Video  GLASSFOBD  PRESS  DESIGN STUDIOS Coast News, February 4,1991  HALFMOON BAY HAPPENS  m  Firemen hold elections  The Sunshine Coast Peace Committee marched on Roberta Creek Hill from both Gibsons ami  Sechelt on January 26, lo protest Canada's continued involvement in the Persian Gulf War. The 10  kilometre trekkers from Sechelt urged motorists to slow down and honk their horns in support.  That evening the marchers rallied al the Hall to discuss the Middle East crisis.     ���Joel Johnstone photo  SECHE^^ENARIO^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^  Upcoming workshops  by Margaret Watt, 885-3364  There are several workshops  coming up this spring in Sechelt  that you should be aware of.  Put on by the Festival of the  Written Arts, there is Springtime & Romance 3 with Judy  Gill and Vanessa Grant. This  takes place March 29, 30 and  31.  Then there is Writing Poetry  with Patricia Young, April 12,  13 and 14. Scrlptwriting with  John Lazuras, April 12, 13 and  14. Finally, Crime Writers  Weekend with L.R. Bunny  Wright, Jeffrey Cohen and  white collar crime expert David  Foss. When? May 18, 19 and  20. If you are interested in any  one of the workshops you may  pick up a brochure at the Coast  News office, or at the Festival's  office in Rockwood Lodge.  School District No. 46 invites  you to attend an informational  forum on the year 2000 Intermediate Program on  Wednesday, February 6, from  7:30 to 9:30 pm, at Chatelech  Secondary School.  FIGURE SKATING CLUB  The Sunshine Coast Figure  Skating Club is busy getting  ready for their Spring Carnival  on March 10. The theme of the  carnival is "Working for a Living" and shows off the skills of  160 skaters. For carnival information or offers of support,  please contact Eleanor at  885-3736, Karen at 885-3727,  Linda al 885-7742 or Marilyn at  885-7532.  SECHELT LEGION  Branch 140 has started up  those wonderful steak suppers  again as of January 25. They  also serve lunch Monday to Friday, from 11 am to 2 pm, in the  lounge.  Just a reminder that the  Sechelt Garden Club meeting is  this Wednesday, February 6, at  7:30 pm, in St. Hilda's Hall.  This is an open forum, so bring  all your questions. Spring will  be here almost before you know  it.  STAMP CLUB  The Sunshine Coast Stamp  Club will be meeting every second Sunday, at Rockwood  Lodge, 7:30 pm. The next  meeting is February 10. For  more information, call 885-3381  or 885-7088. The club is open to  all ages.  FOUR-IN-ONE-SALE  The Festival of the Written  Arts is putting on its annual sale  on Saturday, February 9, from  10 am until 2 pm. This is one  you shouldn't miss. A garage  sale, vintage art sale, book sale  and fashion sale all rolled into  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  The Halfmoon Bay  Volunteer Fire Department held  their Annual General meeting  last Wednesday and elected the  following officers: Fire Chief  David Richardson, Assistant  Chief Bob Merrick, Secretary  Treasurer Brian Carson, Training Officer Ron Marshall,  Pumper Captain Bob Stanhope,  Tanker Captain Steve Phelps.  We are pleased to welcome  the Department's new Public  Relations volunteer Ralph  Rutherford who will keep us in  touch with activities. Good luck  to the new officers and thanks  to the outgoing executive for a  job well done.  VALENTINE AFFAIR  It is hoped that there will be a  great deal of support for the  next social event at Welcome  Beach Hall, which is a really  good homemade spaghetti dinner followed by a night of dancing and fun. Several of our  great cooks will be cooking up a  storm in the hope that there will  be a full house.  This is a special fundraising  event for improvements to the  kitchen at the hall. Price is $10  per person, and even if you  can't attend, you might like to  make some kind of donation  towards this project. It will be  of great benefit to the hall if  these kitchen changes could be  made, but they will only be  possible with our help. For  reservations call Bill or Marg at  885-9032.  FOR NIKKI'S FRIENDS  We have been receiving lots  of phone calls requesting infor  mation on Nikki's progress.  Well, Nikki has had successful  surgery at Shaughnessy Hospital, and is coming along fine.  It is hoped that by the time this  is published she will be back  home where she belongs, in our  midst. Good wishes from so  many of you are passed on to  Nikki through this column.  BOTTLES  Don't forget to gather empty  bottles and cans for our local  little Brownies to pick up on  Saturday, February 9. Your cooperation and support is much  appreciated by the Brownie  group and their leaders as the  proceeds go towards group activities and camp, etc.  Member of  ALLIED...  The Careful Movers  LOW  DISTANCE  MOVING  We  can move you  ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD  LEI WMY'S TRANSFER LTD.  Custom Packing, Storage, Local A Long Distance Moving  HWY 101.  P.nrjar Harbour cuatomara *~����  pleaaa CALL COLLECT MI'ZIM  Sechelt  [is���* Public Library  IL Hours:  I Book Drop in Trail Bay Mall  10:30-4pmj��  1030-lpmi  IO-30-7pm=n'  IO-30-4pm   I  ���    1   Lube, Oil,  1<M     Filter  (INCLUDES GST)  "ALL THROUGH FEBRUARY  FREE Chassis Inspection  Some imported oil fillers may cost extra  tasms^^^^smmm  II Dl  $109,000  SECHELT SHELL SERVICE  OAKS  CORP.  $99,900  $112,900  10%% financing, brand new 1620 sq.  | ft. 3 bedroom townhome. Covered  I balcony, 1 Vz bathrooms, soaker tub,  skylight, 5 appliances, mini-blinds,  carport.  Near new 3 bedroom townhome. 2  levels, 5 appliances, l'/a bathrooms,  skylight, mini-blinds, on crawl space,  carport.  Brand new one level townhome. No  stairs, fireplace, 5 appliances, mini-  blinds, l'/i bathrooms, carport.  am  Ministry of Transportation & Highways |  HIRED EQUIPMENT  REGISTRATION  The Ministry of Transportation and Highways in the  Howe Sound District is compiling its Hired Equipment List and advises all persons or companies  wishing to have their rentable equipment such as  trucks, backhoes, loaders, excavators, graders,  rollers, scrapers, or tractors listed, that they should  contact the Sub-District Office at 1016 Seamount  Way, Gibsons, B.C., VON 1V0, (Phone: 886-2294).  Previously listed equipment must be re-registered. New  registration forms are available at the Sub-District Office  in Gibsons at the above address.  Current policy will not permit the hiring of equipment  that is not registered with the Ministry. This Ministry will  be hiring local equipment (where available) for projects in  their area.  Deadline for registration in the District Is March 15,1991.  Applications received after this date will be added to the  bottom of Hiring priority lists, and consequently may not  receive a share of the available work.  T.M. Forsyth  District Highways Manager  Howe Sound/Sunshine Coast  Dated at Gibsons  this 21st day of January, 1991.  ��ar  Province ol  British Columbia  Ministry ol Transportation  and Highways  FABULOUS CLEARANCE  We are  open to offers  on selected Items  30%  0FI  ALL STOCK  Sale prices in effect for the month of February  Mountain Coast Hobbies  5648 Dolphin Street (Across from RCMP)  885-7122  Jantzen Sweaters  -.:,-:   l   w.     ^; ''  '.    iV.������*S,tvv,.,..s.                             -V.V."-   -.'>    >>  .           -                                                                                                                                                   ^                               r                          ,         a*,                           *���                        sar*          *  >                                                     k               >                                        a.          ���  ��� ������, . 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Y '��� '"   -���~-~���~���������  mmmmmmmmmmatmmliimiljmmam Coast News, February 4,1991  community news  Il was "full suds ahead!" at a Pender Harbour "Moms and  kids" car wash to benefit Ihe Serendipity Playschool.  ���Ann Cook photo  In Egmont  United Native Nations meet  by Dixie Percy  The United Native Nations  (UNN) held a meeting in Egmont on January 29 to inform  people of the services available  to them and how to gain access  to these services.  The first half of the meeting  concerned rural housing. Leslie  Varley of the UNN's BC Native  Housing Corporation explained  the "Rural and Native Housing  Program" is currently in place.  BC Native Housing has the  contract to deliver the program,  which was initiated by the  Canada Mortgage and Housing  Corporation to address the problem of inadequate rural housing.  The program's objective is to  provide assistance to rural low  income families, seniors, and  non-elderly singles, both native  and non-native. It helps people  And affordable and adequate  housing through various options, by providing assistance  for the purchase or rental of a  home, construction of a new  home, or repair of an existing  home to bring it up to national  housing standards.  The latter portion of the  meeting became rather emotional, as Sherry Clark of the  UNN, a co-ordinator who  works with Bill C-31, explained  how the legislation came into  being. She later dealt with the  dedicated, hard working  organization. They expressed  surprise at the number of people  present at the meeting (17), as  apathy is a big problem they encounter. In the face of indifference, they travel throughout  "reinstatement process' for all  people affected by this bill.  Bill C-31 is an amendment to  the Indian Act. The act itself is  responsible for two things; it  says how Reserves and Bands  may operate, and it defines who  is and who is not recognized as  an Indian. Before Bill C-31 was  passed, the Indian Act generally  defined "status" Indians in two  ways. First, an Indian was any  person who was a member of a  recognized Band and second, it  defined a number of types of  Indian people who were denied  recognition as "registered" or  'status' Indians, these people  were therefore denied membership in Bands.  Over the years those denied  membership have included: Indian women who married men  who were not recognized as Indian, Indian children who lost  status because of illegitimacy,  and Indians who were disenfranchised (stripped of status  under the Indian Act) for any  reason such as wanting to vote,  to drink, to own property, to  live in another country or  become a lawyer or clergyman,  etc.  Bill C-31 ends many of these  discriminating provisions in the  Indian Act, especially those  which discriminate against  women. It changes the meaning  of 'status' and, for the first  time, it allows for limited  reinstatement of Indians who  were denied or lost status  and/or Band membership in the  past. It also allows Bands to  define their own membership  rules.  The reinstatement process is a  series of application forms and  questionnaires sometimes requiring extensive research and  many years of patience. The  people at UNN are ready and  waiting to help all applicants sift  through this exhausting  bureaucratic process.  The women who presided  over the meeting were quietly  confident and knowledgeable in  their presentations, and clearly  showed   they   represent   a  ~-4l&t~-  , EXTRA/EXTRA/  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  AT  Wilson Creek  Campground  In Wilson Creek  Until 3:00 p.m. Friday  "A Friendly People Place"  the province, proud of the fact  that they are reaching the Indian people and actually helping  individuals get positive results in  dealing with the government.  If you have any questions or  problems that deal with these  issues, these are the people to  contact. The United Native Nations, 300 - 33 East Broadway,  Vancouver, BC V5T 1V4,  879-2420.  L���TS G���T  GROWING!  s Spring seeds  have arrived  S Begonia tubers  s All planting mediums  Everything  you need for  this year's garden.  Quality Farm &  Garden Supply ltd.  Y.iU Hi I        Gibsons, B C  886-7527  W^m4  atlas  OFFICE SOLUTIONS LTD.  5S11 Wharf St., Sechelt  Phone 885-4489 Fax 885-4696  TOURIST AND RECREATION GUIDE  H(U*tq4< % \Vo>  Ocean Sound Kayaking  Guided Sea Kayaking Trips  Howe Sounde Narrows Inlet ��� Desolation Sound  NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY    fiS�� a\nna\  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL   OOO'VOOV  Jewellery    Prints  Paintings   Fabric Art  Pottery     Cards  HUNTER GALLERY ruimWmi um�� i,v v���i �����,,.,  Upatnlri, GinuT,.l School & Wlwcr Pr. 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Contracting  Gravel, Clearing  Septic Systems  883-9222  883-9046  Coast  estern Airlines Ltd.  lor reservations/Information on  dally scheduled flights & charters  call 115-4711 (Sunshine Cant)  M4-87M (Vancouver)  HUGH W. JONES  Lawyer  883-9525  The Sunshine  COAST NKWS  PENDER HARBOUR  CHEVRON  Complete Auto Repair  24 HOUR TOWINC  883-2392  onstruction  Indian Isle  Construction  Backhoe i Dumptruck  Service  883-2747 or 883-2730  Pender Harbour  Realty Ltd.  883-9525  i ax 883-9524  WeeUm lla I  Servini ide Penoei Harbowarea  Auto/Truck Rebuilding  and Refinlihing  WIS Garden Bay ��d��� juu oil Hwy. 101  B83-952* or 885-715* Coast News, February 4,1991  HARBOUR WATCH  May Day Committee formed  'All dressed up and no place to snow." ���Jan Michael Sherman photo  EGMONT NEWS  by Jacalyn Vincent, 883-2840  MAY DAY  On January 18, the May Day  Committee was formed. The  elected positions are as follows:  chairperson - Marlene Cymalist,  secretary - Gail Paton, treasurer  - Catherine Gadsby.  The committee consists of 10  to 20 people to take positions as  committee heads. Many more  people in the community are  needed to come forward and offer their help and support. We  could have a great May Day! If  you would like to attend their  next meeting, February 10, at 2  pm, at the community hall, you  would be most welcome. For  further information, please contact Marlene at 883-9900.  DAVE STACEY  Dave Stacey has worked  throughout British Columbia  with the Highway Maintenance  Branch for the past 21 years. It  Groundhog indicates  an early sprincj  would be almost impossible to  guess how many kilometres his  odometer has clicked over.  Dave has put up with public  complaints, ditch driving  motorists, and the good ole  beautiful BC weather. All with  a smile on his face! It has not  been all that easy. Dave is moving on to new and exciting  adventures, although he will still  reside with his wife and three  children in the Pender Harbour  area. We wish him and his family the very best that life has to  offer!  We are pleased to annouce  that Art Joss, who has been  with the Highway Maintenance  Branch for years, will now be  Ihe acting foreman. Good luck  to both men!  LEGION NEWS  1 know none of the husbands  will forget that St. Valentine's  Day will soon be here. If you  would like to take your wife oul  for a bit of dancing and fun,  then the Legion is the place to  go. Larry Barnes will be perfor  ming melodies she'll remember  for years to come. All this excitement will occur on February  16.  A reminder that the meat  draw is still alive and going  strong every Saturday, between  3 and 4 pm.  AS THE TIDE CHANGES  Road Warrior Traffic Control will be taking a short break  from flagging at the Wood Bay  Site to let another flagging company have a turn on the  Highway.  Il is a good time to burn any  brush you have in your yard,  with this cold spell upon us.  Also double check any large  danger trees around any close  dwellings.  Until next week, be good to  yourself.  ���BTIREMENT PLANNING ??  For information on Retirement Planning, Registered  Retirement Savings (RRSP), and Retirement Income Options  Call...  CHAMBERS PLANNING SERVICES  Retirement Planning       ��� Employee Benefit Plans  ��� Life & Disability Insurance Planning  'Serving the Sunshine Coast for over 8 years'  by Dixie Percy, 883-9228^  The groundhog did not sec  his shadow on Groundhog Day  and that is surprising, given all  that postcard-perfect weather  we were enjoying just before.  That's right folks, you can kiss  all this frost goodbye because in  six short weeks, winter will be  gone.  For those of you fortunate  enough to be motoring around  in boats last week, wasn't it just  great? All that mirror smooth  water blemished only by the odd  bit of loitering driftwood. Occasionally, the forms you sec on  ' the water come to life. Birds,  seals, otters, sea lions, they all  do a great floating wood imper  sonation until they suddenly  disappear with a blip or a  graceful arc up and back into  the deep blue sea.  The nights were bright  enough to read by with the big  moon illuminating everything.  By five or six in the morning, it  sat so low in the sky that it  would shine right in my eyes  and get me up out of bed for the  day. It just didn't seem right to  be gelling up to moon shine.  Did anyone catch the lunar  eclipse on the evening of the  29th?  Cougars seem to be out and  about a little bit lately. At the  head of Hotham Sound,  caretakers Rob and Dawn surprised (and were surprised by) a  cougar that was lining their dog  up for its dinner. Luckily, the  dog had the good sense??? to  run back and crawl between her  owners' legs for protection, but  I bet she'll be spending more  time than usual indoors for  awhile.  For anyone who knew him  and do not already know, Ernie  Seaton passed away a few weeks  ago in Victoria. He was a local  from way back who left behind  many friends in Egmont.  Get out your thimbles. The  Quilters Club will be getting  together Wednesday, February  6, from 1 to 3, at the Egmont  School. From what I hear, this  is a very popular project. If you  want to join the crowd, call  Sherry at 883-2548.  HOUSE CALLS  At Investors, wc don't keep banker*  hours. Wc keep yours. So if you can't  come in us, we'll come to you.  Wc can help you put together a  written, comprehensive financial plan  that will help you reach your personal  financial goals.  If you need advice on anything from  ..aving taxes to investment  opportunities, call us today.  INSTANT TAX RECEIPTS  Your resident Investors Planning Team  J.N.W.tJlmJBUDDSr.  MmIvBSUOFS        DEBORAII MEAL1A  885-4011  Group  PROFIT FROM OUR EXPERIENCE  J.H.(Jlm) BUDDJr  8*5 4011  PROiVINClALrMKS  VFORTHE90S  A joint program of BC Parks and the BC Forest  Service to shape the future of parks and wilderness  systems in British Columbia.  Parks Minister John L. Savage and Forests Minister  Claude Richmond invite you to attend public  information sessions.  We'd like to tell you about Parks Plan 90 and the  Wilderness Area draft system plan, answer your  questions and hear your ideas. Have we identified the  right areas to protect? Are there other areas of  provincial significance?  If you wish to make a formal presentation, please  register by calling your BC Parks district office at  898-3678.  Public information sessions will be held throughout  the province. In your area, open houses begin at 3 pm,  followed by public meetings Beginning at 7:30 pm.  Garibaldi/Sunshine Coasl  Fob 21  Squamlih  Garibaldi Highlander Hotel,  40330 Tantalus Way  Open houses only will be held from 3-9 pm at:  Feb 13 Powell River     Pow.cU River Rsk Complex, 5000 Joyce  Feb 14  Sechelt Rodkwood Centre, 5511 Shornclrtle  Feb 20 Whistler Whistler Conference Centre,  4010 Whistler Way  Material will remain on display at regional locations  after all the meetings. Please send your written  comments before April 15 to:  Parks and Wilderness in the 90s  Box 77  800 Johnson Street  Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X5  For more information, please call the BC Parks or  BC Forest Service office nearest you.  f��  Ministry ol Parks  Ministry of Forests  1991  Calendar Of Events  List your special event free of charge in the 1991 Summer  edition of Sunshine Coast Soundings magazine.  Any event occurring between May 15 and September 30  will be included at no charge. Space is limited so book your  listing now, details may be provided to us later.  Call the Glassford Press offices with your listing.  Gibsons: 886-2622 Sechelt: 885-3930  ���Ml  IMMHH  mm  gato&m 10.  Coast News, February 4,1991  community news  GEORGE IN GIBSON!  ii  Reference Canada stands rea  oy  Gibsons Mayor Eric Small and Verla Hobson, co-ordinalor of  the Sunshine Coasl unit of The BC and Yukon Heart and Stroke  Foundation, show the flag used to mark February as Heart  Month. ���Joel jnhnsKinr photo  by George Cooper, 886-85M  Reference Canada is the  federal government's telephone  referral and information service. For an answer to any question you may have about any  service of the federal government dial 1-800-663-1381.  Since there are approximately  1400 programs and activities administered by the government  of Canada, Reference Canada  must have more information on  tap than a 30 volume encyclopedia.  But seriously. Reference  Canada provides a timely  benefit for anyone who needs  informaton in a hurry, or requires some direction to putting  a matter aright.  "If we don't have an immediate answer, we will find it  for you," said Suzanne Konde,  ihe pleasant-voiced person who  took my call to the 800 number.  Toll free, of course.  "And if the matter is a provincial one, we will provide a  telephone number of their agency that can give you the answer.  We are here to help."  Reference Canada, operated  under contract, by the way, said  yes, there are some questions  that do get asked over and over;  for instance, does a CB radio require a license, what's my con  stituency and how do I get to  talk to my MP, where do I ask  for a royal congratulatory  message for an anniversary?  There are questions on  passports, pensions both international and private ('My cheque's late'), unemployment insurance, funding seniors' projects; and others on traplines,  incorporation, embassies and  consulates, the arts and small  business funding just to name a  few.  They have even fielded, "Do  chickens lay more eggs when  they have toys to play with?"  Didn't ask what answer they  came up with for that one.  Reference Canada in Vancouver is open Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Fourteen hundred programs and activities! That's more shoes than  the Prime Minister has.  Apropos our federal government's services, that we pay for,  just received a booklet Senior's  Guide to Federal Programs and  Services. Asked for it in French.  Included are two cassette tapes  ���an opportunity for free  material in my foreign language  study. Available, too, in  English; both from Health and  Welfare Canada.  A LOST COW  "1 let them out in to the  timber to get them out of the  snow." The Keats Island  farmer, George de Koning, was  telling me about the Holsteins  he keeps on the Corkum Farm,  and the trying times they endured in the recent lingering  snowfall.  "If cattle can keep moving,  they'll get the accumulated  snow off their backs and keep  warm. An old cattleman once  told me to feed cows their hay a  mile from their drinking water  when the snow is deep. They'll  move soon enough after that  dry hay."  When George and a friend  checked the cows and calves in  the evening, they found one was  missing.  "Gertie always answered to  her name, but not this time. My  friend and 1 searched and searched again in every nook we  could think of. She would not  have wandered away from her  calf or the others. We knew she  was in trouble somewhere, but  where? The next day my friend  who couldn't give up, made a  search along the shore by  boat."  "And he found her���wedged  under a cottage porch east of  Plumper Cove."  How did she get there?  "We figured she lost her  footing on the glazed snow���  those split hooves have no grip  in that stuff���slithered down  the bank and jammed herself  under the building."  "She had struggled frantically and was quite worn out. But  block and tackle and a power  winch eased her out."  You saved her then, a happy  end to the rescue?  "She was too weak to survive  the night, though we had  covered her with blankets. The  next morning when we saw the  ravens circling we suspected the  worst."  That's the second disaster to  hit your stock this year, George;  first the Belgian mare in birth,  and now this young cow.  "She has left two calves, and  now the five remaining cows  and calves are okay in the  pasture. That's all part of farming, I guess, but 1 always wish it  wouldn't happen. No milk for  sale, by the way, the calves are  looking after that."  Gertie is buried deep in an  unmarked spot on the island.  "She was such a quiet brood  cow, I'm sure sorry to lose  her," George said.  LANGDALE ELEMENTARY  The Parents Advisory Council plans a Fashion Show for  March 23, in the afternoon,  with pupils and some parents  modelling the handiwork of  local seamstresses and shops.  Wishful Thinking  H.n"wrt  Salt Water Supplies  Annel Finn  $3.99 - $12.99 I  g  LOW of aquarium auprjlleo       *^*e.99  * medication |   rBuy a ^^  "aveljo.  Bunniei at Easier!!  It-  276 Gower Pt. Rd., Gibsons Landing  886-3618  Samuel Simpson  Doctor of Chiropractic  ��� BY APPOINTMENT ONLY   721 Winn Rd., Gibsons  886-3622  to in is a Friendly Cafe  Relax and Enjoy  ���A superbly satisfying =p~'  meal ^-v!  ���A "famous" Harbour Cafe   ">��� 3/  home made dessert  ���Great service Irom people  who care  HARBOUR  Gibsons Landing CClje 886-2261  YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND AT  DocksfDe  phaRmaqy  441 Marine Drive. Gibsons   886-8158  SEVEN DA YS A WEEK: weekdays    700 Pm  Limit Use Of Nose Drops And Sprays  "A few weeks ago when I  came down with a cold, I  started using a really great  nasal spray. Well, my other  cold symptoms cleared all  right, but I think my stuffy  nose is worse. Is that possible? Should I try another  brand of nasal spray V  No; and stop using the  one you have now. Please  don't use any nasal decongeslani  at all. If in two or three days you  do nol feel much better, contact  your doctor. More than likely, it's  the overuse of spray which has  caused your continued and worsened nasal congestion. That will  sometimes happen���especially if  you have nol explicitly followed  ihe product's dosage direction  A nasal spray is a deconges  tant. It "works" by shrinking  blood vessels in the nasal pas  sages If the blood vessels in the  nasal passages have become di  lated (which sometimes happens  with a cold), a person's nose feels  "study". By shrinking these blood  vessels, a nasal spray does make  you feel better-for a while But,  as Ihe medication wears off, the  blood vessels dilate once more  They will slop dilating when the  cold goes away  Nasal decongestants are  generally very effective and very  convenient to use whether they  come in spray or liquid drop  form People like Ihem because  they provide almost instantane  ous relief for stuffy noses  However, il you fall into the easy  habil of using sprays or nose  drops every time you feel con  gested, your nasal blood vessels  will oVERdilate That will make  you feel worse, not belter Your  cold is gone, but you still have a  stuffy nose.  Switching brands and us  ing another nasal spray will  not help. The only way to end  this "rebound congesuon" is to  stop using sprays and nose  drops  If you cannot live with a  stuffy nose for even a short  while, ask your pharmacist  for an oral decongestant,  but limit your use. Read the  product's instructions carefully,  and NEVER take any medication  more often than directed People who take medicine for  high blood pressure or a  heart condition, or have diabetes, glaucoma or thyroid  problems should not use  decongestant products in  any form without consulting their doctor.  Your local pharmacy has many  non prescription decongestant  products on its shelves Decon  gestants are not all the same Ask  for advice This month's cold is  not last year's  An advisory column wrlnen by  The Canadian Pharmaceutical  Association. Ottawa, Ontario.  ^^!"%  Do you have your  COFFEE CLUB CARD?  Gower Pt. Rd., Gibsons Landing IM-2I1I  r  Jr'  ^ISA  *<&.  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Robin Hethey and Peter MacDonald will merge their  Social Studies 10 and History 10 daises to create Humanities  10���an interdisciplinary study designed lo develop interpersonal skills and promote creative and critical thinking.  Hethey and MacDonald presented their plans to the School  District Board of Trustees last week and notified them that  they looked forward to the dual-teaching task.  The Ministry of Education awarded $3200 in grant money  to help set up the program.  Bridge to  special needs  Parenting and working with children with special needs  presents a variety of challenges. Understanding some of the  needs of children in our community may help to 'bridge the  gap' between frustration and success. 'Building Bridges' offers parents and professionals an opportunity to learn  together about issues such as preschool integration, the  temperamentally 'difficult' child, and encouraging language  development. This workshop series is sponsored by the Sunshine Coast Infant Development Programme and will take  place on Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2, at  Rockwood in Sechelt. For cost and registration details, please  call Cindy or Merrily at 885-5940. Deadline for registration is  February 15.  1 Sth Music Festival  The 18th Annual Sunshine Coast Musk Festival will be  held from April 17 to 26.  The deadline for entries is March 1,1991. The syllabus is  available from Lob Holmes, who may be contacted at  885-9889.  Festival information can be obtained from Betty Allen who  may be reached at 886-2324.  School Board budget  Spending said well-in-hand  by Joel  While school enrollment  figures are expected to rise from  3004, in June of 1990, to 3519 in  1993, current pressures on  School District spending appear  to be well in hand.  "The school board, for the  past eight years, was operating  at a deficit," said secretary-  treasurer Tim Anderson. "This  past year was the first year the  budget balanced. This is a result  of having up-to-date control  and more timely information in  reacting to problems," Anderson said of last year's  $15,423,612 total budget  balance.  Figures for the 1990-91 year  show definite changes by comparison to '89-'90. Anderson  says the system of school tax  collection and fiscal responsibility has evolved, allowing the  district to show a surplus from  '89-'90, which otherwise may  not have been there. At first  glance it also shows this year's  budget to be up by more than 25  per cent when, in actuality, 10  per cent is a closer figure.  "The surplus (of $292,949)  from last year was a one time  adjustment.  "It was the changeover from  us collecting taxes to the  Ministry of Education collecting  taxes. The surplus is just a quirk  in the calculations that gave us a  break...which we are now spending madly all over the place."  The current year's budget of  over $21 million is a jump from  last year's $15 million figure for  a lot of reasons, Anderson says.  "Last year, if you had included all the same things as this  year's budget (contains) the  figure would have been near $18  million.  "Because of the addition of a  $1 million pension fund  previously handled by Victoria,  a textbook fund not previously  shown in district budget  figures," and "hundreds of  reasons" now under local  operating responsibility, Anderson noted "Our budget this year  is basically up $3 million."  An excess of revenue over expenses in Anderson's operating  statement released last week,  which includes the '89-'90  surplus, is due to the new block  funding approach now underway in districts across the province, and the early receipt of  grant money for the '90-'91  year.  Budgeted revenues and expenditures for the first half of  the '90-'91 school year do not  include the estimated $292,850  forthcoming due to increased  enrollment in September. Fun  ding is in place for the Roberts  Creek Elementary School expansion which, Anderson told  the District School Board  Meeting last week, architects are  currently drawing up comparison sketches to show "the  difference between a simple addition, and an addition and  renovation to the school."  Up the Coast, Anderson said,  "We are still awaiting sketch  drawings of an addition to  Pender Harbour Secondary  School as an alternative to the  renovations at Madeira Park.  These have been held up due to  the lack of room to construct  such an addition on the west  end of the school."  A scheduled meeting between  trustees, parents, the Ministry  of Education and MLA Harold  Long concerning Roberts Creek  School has been postponed till  February 26.  ���VW  EXTRAS  mmm  Just Arrived ���������������������������������������  AFGHANI  JEWELLERY  MORE AMETHYST  RINCS  BATIK PICTURES  sqS? MOBILES  t/?aV^    rEBRUAIV HOURS  "~ lues.-Sal.  10.30. vtai  Beside Seecoast Living  Sechell, B.C.  88S-M60  We Have a Large Selection of  Valentine's Hay Cards  for your Loved one on  Feb. 14  ALSO CHILDREN'S VALENTINE CARD BOOKS  MARY'S VARIETY  273 Gower PI. Rd., Gibsons    886-8077 .  ���*    -   ���*���   -  eeV    -   ��������   -   -�����   -   *���  - ���  SHOW PIECE GALLERY  Show Piece Opllery welcomes you to come In and tec our revamped displays after out pointing spree Inst week. We'v��j rearranged the (hop to serve you better, giving more space to view various displays.  Our overall purpose is to promote hinii calibre local artwork and to bring you ;i wide range of quality gift items. We arc for*  lunate to have such a vnriev of artisans in our community. Our Fine Art Selection Includes water colour paintings by Gordon  Munro, Stan KcUhaw, Lyoll Nanson and the late Joan Wiirn, and hand-pulled seriKraphs by Greta Guzek and Ed Hill. Local  letter*- Elaine Futtermon and Pat Forst briny beautiful, well-crafted pottery to the shop. Elegant wood turnings are made by  Gary Kelly, while his wife Sandra handcrafts sterling silver jewellery. Recently we began carrying Limited Edition Reproductions  by Li: Mitten Ryan.  New to our gallery are two.limit soapstone carvings from Baffin Island. These carvings are Dancing Walrus by Simionie Aqpik  and a Dam ing Bear by Petseula Michael, both beautiful and elegant works of art.  Other handcrafted Items include hand dipped candles, blown|..ass, fused glass, handcrafaddocks, and wooden animals and  door harps,  We also handle manufactured gift items such as elegant photo frames, jewellery, writing paper and thousands of cards for every  occasion. Our Gary Larson "Far Side" cards are ideal for chasing away the February Blues, Also in stock is the largest selection  of art supplies on the Sunshine Coast. We will special order once 0 week to bring in those items we don't have room to stock on a  regular basis.  Last hut not least, upstairs above the Gallery is our Custom Picture Framing Department. (886*9215). February is our annual  Framing and Poster Sale. All Items selected will be 25% off���come In early to beat the rush. We have a large selection of matting  as well as wooden and metal moldings to best wult your picture. We framd ^-dimensional objects, strech needlework, drymount  and laminate, cut v-grooves and fancy corners as well as oval and circle mats. Bring in your special keepsakes for conservation  fi .lining to preserve them for family generations to come.  We at Show Piece Gallery strive to bring you a diversified selection  of unique artwork and gift items for all occasions. Come in  soon and have a coffee on us while you browse.  GALLERY  NOW OPEN  Come in  and take  advantage  of our  ANNUAL  SALE  (See Page 4  ot this paper  tor details)  IShow Piece I  Gallery  & CUSTOM FRAMING  280 Gower Pt. Rd.,  Gibson* Landing  GaUeiir  886-9213  Framing  886-9215  1  GIBSONS UNDINti  Calvin Klein  JEANS  for men & women  Open 7 Day. I Wjjtjj  262 Gower Pt. Rd.,  Gibsons Landing  886-2116  Have lunch  or dinner at  the Omega  OMEGA  R'E'S'T'A'U'R'A'N-T  OVERLOOKING GIBSONS HARBOUR  RESERVATIONS      116-2268      TAKE-OUT  tie\*^m/mw\         Fresh Brewed  m, % -L  AUDREY'S^  Coffee Service  WkJm  Eagles & Whales Gallery  ��� Framed Canadian Prints  ��� Posters  ��� Decorator Art  ��� Custom Framing at Budget  Prices  ��� Sunshine Coasl Photos  441 Marine Dr.. Gibson, (laaide Docks!  Sunshine Coast Tours  princess Louisa Charters     Fishing Charters  OepirtJOim ... .,.,     From SIS per hour  - nrsBBD-eJ41     30 bom  Fresh Butt Boneless  PORK     ,   QQ  ROAST, 1.0 9  Fresh Butt Bone-In  pork steak      < 1.99  Family Pack Fresh Frying O     **�� f|  chicken breasts�� L. 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I"  loon/ Liquid Dish A      Oft  detergent i ��.99  bisquick Z.39  Camp Pure ��� Wild Honey rt     ft ft  maple syrup L. 5? y  ,^��aiTS_ANPj  California No. 1 Head ��\ ��\  LETTUCE, .00  .49  .59  Washington No   1 Medium Size  Granny Smith  apples  BC Fancy Anjau  pears  FROZEN  Regular/Blueberry/Buttermilk  eggo waffles   <-  1.89  apple juice 1.09  DAIRY  Dairyland t* fl  sour cream ^mi .Oy  cheese slices ��, u.yy  Dairyland 2% J      AQ  milk 2i l.yo  McGavins Bistro French eat      ��fl A  bread :.m, I. I y  McOotilrUrRmsIn .1      QQ  muffins .   I .Uy  Our Own Freshly Baked  Raspberry/Lemon .4      *f f\  danish ., 1 .iy  DELI  1.99  Chef Pak- wild Egg Oft  potato salad      ����. .yy  Fleetwood Turkey Summer  sausage        **  Chel Pak ��� With Egg  HIHfttlltfiMLiiMMiiHlM.  ��� 12.  Coast News, February 4,1991  .HI5UE.E  Consultant's report rocelwd  Roberts Creek targeted in rec plan  Joan Reekie, C.G.A.  Announces a new public accounting practice serving the  Sunshine Coast in finance, accounting, tax and computers.  885-6354 (7-12 noon)  by Stuart Burnside  A proposed 10 to 15 year  Coastal recreation improvement  plan which, if implemented,  would cost nearly $11 million,  was the topic of a public forum  held last Wednesday night in the  Sechelt Elementary School.  The plan, the result of an  eight month study, was  presented by Professional Environment Recreation Consultants Ltd. (PERC), a company hired by Coastal governments and special interest  groups. PERC's purpose was to  ascertain the present and future  recreational needs of Sunshine  Coast residents and explore how  those needs could be met,  The plan was derived from  PERC's random survey of 1000  Coast residents. The design of  the survey, according to John  Forsdick, the PERC spokesman  al the meeting, was to establish  the priorities for recreational  improvements on the Coast as  perceived by Coastal residents  ���with little input by local  governments, since the public  are the users.  Topping the list for desired  improvements was youth centres; 60 per cent of the people  polled expressed the need for  places which would provide  recreational opportunities for  young people.  Also registering as priorities  were pool facilities, senior  citizen halls, trails, a theatre,  improved library facilities and  bike paths. Because of the scope  of the project, the plan calls for  a three phase approach with  each stage taking from three to  seven years to complete.  The strategy of the proposal  would be to try to locate one  first class set of recreational  facilities in an area that would  benefit all the local communities. According to the  PERC study, 80 per cent of the  households surveyed expressed  a willingness to commute 10 to  15 kilometres to use improved  facilities. Based on this percentage, PERC has recommended  Roberts Creek as the site for the  new facilities, adding that,  besides the central location, the  golf course and Cliff Gilker  Park added to the recreational  attractiveness of the area.  The idea of consolidating the  recreational facilities of the  Coast stems from the expense of  building and operating such  facilities on an individual community basis. Paramount in the  concept of regional recreational  facilities, according to Forsdick  is the formation of a single  regional commission to organize, oversee and operate the  completed project.  "More regional coordination between local  governments is the real key for  regional facilities that require  large amounts of capital," said  Forsdick. "No one community  can go it alone."  According to Forsdick, an  aquatic facility put in place by  PERC in the town of Maple  Ridge jmjoys an annual average  Countryside Concert  at the Twilight  Countryside Concerts, a  scries sponsored jointly by the  Arts Council and Shop Easy,  presents the fourth concert of  the scries, the Vancouver Symphony Trio, on Sunday, February 10 al 2 pm, Twilight  Theatre.  The trio features celebrated  pianist, Linda Lee Thomas, one  of Canada's finest-and most exciting performers. Also on the  program is the husband and  wile team, Karen and Wesley  Foster. Karen is a member of  the first violins of the VSO,  while   Wes   is   the   principal  clarinetist.  The program will feature  solo, duo and trio works by  Chopin, Schumann, Block and  Bruch. Tickets may be obtained  by phoning Betty Allen at  886-2324.  ART RENTAL  Tuesday, February 5 from 2  to 5 pm is the time to note if you  wish to make a selection from  the Arts Centre's art rental  library. All the work in the  library is by local artist���prints,  drawings, paintings and sculptures are available.  February is  Cable Television  Month  February is Cable Television Month across  Canada - a great time for you to get to  know more about your local cable system.  And there's a lot going on: special  cable TV month events - community  programming specials - information  programs - and much more!  Plus, of course, your best entertainment and information value, every day  of every month. All on cable TV.  Get to know us.  of 300,000 admission-paying  visitors (approximately 800 per  day) and still maintains an  operating deficit of $250,000.  Forsdick assured the forum  that the pool was well managed,  but deficits were a reality of  these facilities.  Forsdick pointed out that, for  BC municipalities, the average  per-person cost (in taxes) for  maintenance of these properties  was $75. Gibsons curren.lv is at  the $50 to $75 per capita range,  with Sechelt nearer to $30 per  person. He went on to say that,  of the people polled, nearly 82  per cent said they wouldn't  mind paying extra taxes ($20 to  $40 annually per person) for the  new facilities.  Forsdick also mentioned the  margin of error for the PERC  survey averaged about seven per  cent over the various communities polled.  When asked by one of the  forum participants "What  would become of the Gibsons  Pool" if the plan went through,  the PERC representative said  the plan recommended the pool  be cemented over and the structure used for something else,  "possibly for Gibsons' youth  centre."  The proposed plan will be  available for public viewing for  the next two months at both the  Sechelt and Gibsons Public  Libraries.  Activities at  the Arts Centre  INDIAN SLIDES  Want to take an armchair trip  to the mysterious East? Tuesday, February 5, 8 pm, is the  time, the Arts Centre in Sechelt  is the place to be. Young people  from the Canada World Youth  Exchange Program return to  Sechelt this week to share their  experiences. They'll have slides  and lots of stories to tell.  Everyone is welcome and admission is free.  FRIENDS  "Friends of the Gallery" at  the Arts Centre ends this Saturday, February 9. This unjuried  group show gives a cross-section  of artwork being done on the  Sunshine Coast. Drop in and  see it while you can, and record  your impression in the guest  book. Your opinion is always  welcome. Arts Centre Hours are  11 am to 4 pm, Wednesday to  Saturday.  ��Gibsons  Swimming Pool  Call 886-9415 lor further information  Monday t. Wldnii-Jiy  FrWi  �������  6:30-8:30  Early Bird  6:30-8:30  Early Bird  Aqua-Fit  9:00-10:00  Aqua-Fit  9:00-10:00  Parent & Tot  10:30-11:00  Seniors Swim  10:00-11:00  Noon Swim  11:00-1:00  Noon Swim  11:00-1:00  Lessons  3:30-7:30  Swim Club  3:30-5:30  Swim Club  7:30-8:30  Public  5:30-7:30  Lengths  Underwater  Only/Masters  8:30-10:00  Hockey  7:30  Siturdwt  Tunday t) Thuridiy  Public  2:30-5:00  Seniors Fitness  10:00-11:00  Public  7:00-8:30  Seniors Swim  11:00-12:00  Swim Club  12:00-1:00  Adpl. Aquatics  2:30-3:30  Lessons  3:30-5:30  Sundiyi:  Adult Lessons  5:30-6:00  Family  1:30-3:30  Public  6:00-8:00  Public  3:30-5:00  MOVEMENT FITNESS ��� Tuiidiy Is Thuridiy 1:00 p.m.  Re-energize through movement that will leave you physically & emotionally relrestied. This comprehensive whole body program gently builds  strength, endurance, flexibility & balance.  Instructor - Ziti Giudlt  IUS0N SCHEOULE  Jin. 7 - Feb. 7  Fib. II - Mir. 21  Apr. 15 - Miy 16  July 1 - July 12  July IS - July 26  POOL CLOSURES:  July 27 - Sept. 9  Publication of this  schedule sponsored by  SUPER VALU  SYLVIA i  ZJnt perfect   Valentine i gift -  a handcrafted not  nu f-^at Joril or \jale   l/Uoodn  Open almost anytime,  tu be sure phone HH6-2543  Gibsons  POTTERY  studio 1040 ChamOeilm Road Gibsons ac  DRIFTWOOD     PLAYERS  Robert Harling  TWO FOR ONE  WED. 6th &. 13th  TICKETS $10.00  nt Tnlcwlnd Hooks  Seaview Mnrki-l,  Linnndines, Const Books  Wed.  Thur.  Fri.  Sal.  Doors open  6  7  8  9  7:10 pm  1)  14  15  16  Curtain up  20  21  22  23  BiOOpm  at the Women's Institute Hall  (Corner North Rd. Si Hwy. 101)  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  "*��*��       5 m       i j    mi   ���      ��� ���   i    mi *���      w   -m  ON WITH  THE  SIHCW!  Book your advertising  space now.  The 1991 Sunshine Coast Soundings magazine Is accepting advertising bookings  for Its new Summer edition. Space Is limited so don't delay.  Available on the newsstands May 7 this edition will be targetted at the coast's  huge Intlux of summer tourists. With articles and maps covering summer  activities, arts, crafts, wildlife, personalities and local history there Is  something for everyone.  Soundings will be sold at stores, motels, restaurants, resorts, marinas and  tourist booths on the whole Sunshine Coast as well as In Vancouver and  the Lower Mainland, on Vancouver Island and on BC Ferries.  Contact the Glassford Press/Coast News offices In Gibsons 886-2622  or In Sechelt 885-3930.  Call today and reserve  your space.  GLASSFORD  P R. ESS  resGN STUDIOS mm  OM A UFE-LOC  Coast News, February 4,1991  13.  A young dancer executes an enthusiastic sword dance at the  Rabble Burns celebration at the Sechelt Legion.  ���Ruth Forrmter photo  5AYMG0DINGS  RESTAURANT  Elegant dining with a fabulous view overlooking Horseshoe Bay.  j^^f<>l  atl  .jjJasiM *ji  Wj&IjP^m  rrr !  W^LmmmV^  h rrm SJ  FEATURING:  ��� Mediterranean Specialties  ��� Seal i iiids  ��� Pastas & Pizzas  ��� Steaks  OPEN DAILY 11:30 AM UNTIL 11 PM  6330 Bay St., Horseshoe Bay 921 -8184  Saga of society Red McDermott  by Peter Trower  During his years as a high-  rigger, Red worked many times  for George 'Panicky' Bell, last  of the old-time supers and undisputed boss of Aero Camp in  the Queen Charlottes. Bell had  a well-earned reputation as a  maneater, given to firing entire  crews when the mood struck  him. His erratic temper has  become a part of logging  folklore and the stories about  him are legion.  But Bell liked Red and took  him under his wing. "I worked  for Panicky on numerous occasions, both second rigging, and  later, head rigging. He'd always  give me a chance. But as I grew  older, this sort of paternalistic  relationship began to change. I  grew more assertive and started  arguing with him. I became arrogant, I guess���all high riggers  were arrogant. I had some real  stand-up rows with him.  "I remember once I was  changing a skyline with a very  poor crew. Well, Panicky came  along to help me. 1 guess he was  sorry for me, having to work  with such a bunch of  greenhorns. Well, I figured he  was meddling. 1 told him he  could either screw off or I  would! That I was changing this  skyline! He was such an aggressive character, he couldn't  keep his mouth shut. He kept  giving me a lot of unwanted advice and I didn't like this in  front of the crew.  "On reflection, that was  quite wrong of me. But, like I  say, Panicky had a good side to  him. He didn't can me or  anything. He just went away  cursing and later told some of  the other oldtimers thai 1 was  getting big-headed. 1 was one of  the youngest head riggers on the  Coast and I did have a pretty  high opinion of myself back  then. This was about 1947. I  won't say I was all that good  but I did learn the business  quickly once I got started.  "Old Panicky had tolerance  when he wanted to use it  because I did give him a lot of  mouth. 1 worked for him a lot  over the years. I was a bit of a  camp-inspector in those days-  used to work a few months and  quit. When I got married, I settled down a bit. I head-rigged  eight months for him just after  this. He was very kind to me at  that time. My wife was pregnant  and I had to get some fast  money together."  'Society' Red picked up his  nickname from his rather  unloggerly behaviour in Vancouver. "Like I mentioned, 1  was never much of a boozer. All  the other guys would be drinking and whoring it up down on  the Skidroad and I'd be taking a  girl to a symphony concert...  They couldn't understand why  anyone would want to do  something like that so they hung  the name on me."  Over the years, Red hired out  through all the Vancouver Log  ging Agencies���Hicks, Bodie's,  etc. but there is one he  remembers with particular  disfavour. "That was White's  uptown on Denman Street. It  was the most important of the  hiring halls. White had all the  biggest camps and the most  comprehensive file on loggers in  the history of the Coasl. He was  also a miserable bastard.  Nobody had a good word for  him.  "I remember the day old  White died. It was in the early  fifties and i was walking down  Granville Street. Al that lime  there were hundreds of loggers  around. I ran into a lot of guys I  knew  from  the camps. They  were all celebrating. 'Hey, did  you hear the good news? Old  Daddy White died. C'mon and  have a drink.'  "He was hated and feared  throughout the business. Those  files he kept���J. Edgar Hoover  couldn't have improved on  them. Anytime a guy got fired  or walked off a job, White  would stick it on his record.  He'd put the word out on you  and you'd have trouble getting  work when jobs were scarce.  After White died the files passed on to the Loggers' Agency  across from the West Hotel. I  don't know what happened lo  them after that Agency closed  down.'  To be continued..  lively workouts  ��� progressive teaching techniques  GIBSONS  tLEGION  Me  SUNDAY BRUNCH BUFFET  A large variety of hot and cold items, as well  as selections from our regular menu.  10:30am - 3pm  person  QUICK LUNCH" $595  11 am - 3 pm     Relax on \our luncfi break!  TWO SOUPS & FULL SALAD BAR!  No waiting for menu selections - just help yourself!  BIRTHDAYS and ANNIVERSARIES  Mariners' will give you a FREE PHOTO  of your group, and a COMPLIMENTARY DESSERT  to the Guest of Honour or Happy Couple.  (Please indicate ir's a Special Occasion  when you make your reservation)  I  f  ��CK  m&  Ji&:  Coast Club Cafe  The Coast Club Cafe on Wharf Road in Sechelt has an open, airy and relaxed feel that was just what we wanted when we dropped in for a late lunch.  My friend had just had a booking, which made her in a rush, so she chose  the Caesar salad and received the quick service she requested. Not only did she  rate the salad "Very good," but she gave special kudos to the homemade  whole wheat garlic bread���"Excellent!" The menu notes that all their sandwiches���there's a selection of seven���are made with this great bread.  I was tempted by the special, a Mexican chicken burger; chicken topped with  cheese, salsa and guacamole, and served with fries, green or potato salad  ($6.25). But I opted for another Mexican dish, Quesadillas, a soft flour tortilla  filled with diced chicken, onion, tomato, green pepper, jalapenos and Cheddar, accompanied by sour cream, guacamole and salsa ($5.95). Perfect lo add  sunshine to a cold rainy day! It's a tangy concoction, a wonderful combo unique to the Coast Club Cafe, and already on my list of favourites.  One of the great things about Coast Club's menu is its variety. It includes  the "Dashaway Lunch", a daily soup and sandwich combo (if it's not served  in 10 minutes, it's on them!), fish and chips, eight burgers, seafood clubhouse,  teriyaki chicken salad, smoked salmon and cream cheese on a bagel and  Chicken Cordon Bleu in addition to soups and salads and the items already  described. It's one of the more eclectic menus around���there's something for  virtually any appetite.  Their motto pretty much sums up this unpretentious restaurant, which also  offers a brunch on the weekend; "Fresh food, simply presented, al a fair  price."  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  rood, and lots or NEW dishes. Don't  miss Andy's great Brunch Buffcl every  Sunday from llam-3 pm. Hwy 101, Gibsons, 886-3388. Open 11-9, Sun. closed  Mondays, 11-10 Tues.-Sal.  Arigato Sushi Japanese  Restaurant- Walk on the Langdale  ferry 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 the many  fresh, expertly prepared and presented  items available from our sushi bar.  Hours: Tues.-Sun. & Holiday Mondays,  Il:30am-I0:00pm. 6342 Bay St.,  Horseshoe Bay, ph. 921-6300.  Care Pierrot- Comfortable atmosphere wilh warm, helpful staff.  Homemade pastas, quiches and daily  specials arc all prepared with the freshest  Uigredicnu-both healthful and delicious.  Our whole wheal bread and scrumptious  desserts are baked fresh daily, on the  premises. Outside dining, take out orders  for the beach and cappudno at  available. The Coast's bistro...as unique  aa  Ihe  Gout   rtsdf.   Mon.   ���  Sat.  9am-3pm.Closed Sunday. Teredo  Square, Sechelt. Phone ahead for your  lunch! 885-9962.  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 5 am daily. Join us for weekend  brunch. S3I9 Wharf Ave., Sechell,  885-9344. Visa and Mastercard accepted -  seating Tor 60.  Frances' Dining Lounge - Join us  for family dining al Frances' Dining  Lounge at the Pender Harbour Hotel on  Highway 101. The atmosphere is comfortable, Ihe staff warm and friendly, and  die menu excellent. We are open Monday  lo Friday 6:30 am lo 10 pm and Saturday  and Sunday 8 am to 10 pm. Friday and  Saturday are Prime Rib nites; look for  other peat specials on Sunday. Enjoy a  view of the harbour and remember thai  private patties can be arrarajed. Call  813-9330.  Hahl-A-WayllMawMt. Bring the  whole family and join us for gnat dHng  at the Haid-A-Way Retuum In Gibsons Motor Irm, on Hwy. 101 �� Pak  Rd.Our friendly, helpful suff and warm,  pleasant atmosphere will add lo your enjoyment of our excellent breakfast, lunch  arid dinner menu, which includes a  children's section. We're open Mon. to  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 hot 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, 8864301. 33 Seals plus banquet  room. Visa and Mastercard accepted.  The Omega Plaa, Steak And  Lobster House - With a perfect view  of Gibsons marina, and a good time atmosphere, the Omega is a people-  watcher's paradise. You'll often see .  Bruno Gerussi, former star of the  Beachcombers, dining here. Menu in-  dudes pizza, pasta, steaks and seafood.  Steaks and seafood are their specialties.  Banquet facilities available. Very special  children's menu. Average dinner for two:  $20. Reservations recommended. Located  in Gibsons Landing at 1538 Gower Point  Rd. 8(6-2268. Open for Lunch Mon.  -Fri., 11:30-2:30; Dinner Daily 4-9 pm,  Fri. 4 Sat.,'Id 10 pm.  The Partewon Greek Tavcmi  Located on the esplanade in downtown  Sechdt. We specialize In Greek Cuisine,  fresh seafood, steaks, paata, and pizza.  Open 6 days a week - Tues. through  Thurs., from II am - 10 pm and Fri. It  Sal., II asm - It 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 more! 885-1995 or  883-2833. Katherina - Hostess.  NIGHT  ON THE TOWN  n- For dinners only.  Fully licenced. Wednesday to Sunday,  Spm to 9pm. Closed for lunch. Closed  from December 24 to February 2.  For reservations phone Laurie or  Heather. 885-3847.  Dick Howe - Intimate dining and  European cuisine in a sophisticated yet  casual atmosphere. We serve rack of  lamb, duck, crab, dams, scallops, steaks,  abo daily specials. Reservations recommended. Roberts Creek Road and Beach  Avenue - 8(3-9321. Open 6 pm. Closed  Mondays * Tuesdays. V. MC. 40 seats.  Tttt Wharf - Open for breakfast,  kmch and dinner seven days a week.  Breathtaking ocean view and sunsets  from every table. Continental cuisine and  seafood at its best. Sunday Brunch from  II an - 2 pm. Fully licensed and air-  conditioned. Dinner reservations recommended. Hwy. 101. Davis Bay. 885-7285.  //  -:/'  <\>  >���%  .��  Backeddy Pub ��� Enjoy the beautiful  waterfront view (eagles and hummingbirds are a common sight) from (he  Backeddy Marine Pub. Enjoy the deck as  well as the separate family dining area,  both with a relaxing atmosphere. Bring  your   appetite   for   our   home-style  FINE DINING  The Terrace al Bonntebrook-With  an ocean panorama. The Terrace at Bon-  niebrook, located on the waterfront at  Gower Point, offers superb West Coast  cuisine in a picturesque and relaxing lodge  setting. For those seeking liner dining and  a higher standard of service we offer fresh  local BC food, expertly prepared and  presented in a varied menu ot appetisers,  entrees and desserts for lunch and dinner.  Follow Gower Point road to Ocean Beach  Esplanade. Now closed for our winter  break. To book special events, please call  886-2887. Watch for our spring reopening.  Mariners1 Restaurant - On the  waterfront with one of the most spectacular views in Gibsons, the Mariners'  specializes in fresh and live seafood, and  also offers a full range of lunch and dinner entrees. Both menus change daily,  with delicious daily specials. Marine  Drive, Gibsons landing, 886-2334. Monday to Saturday: Lunch 11-3, Monday to  Salurday: Dinner M0 and Sunday 3-9,  Sunday Brunch 11-3. 100 seats. V. M.C.  dL  /  Skookumburger or our great fish & chips.  Dinner is served from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30  p.m. Located "i 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 great atmosphere  and good limes. 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 setting overlooking the mouth of  Pender Harbour. Prime rib every Saturday. Free moorage available lor boaters  visiting with as. We're located at the end  of Irvine's 1 anding Road, and we're open  Wednesday to Sunday from noon to 11  pm. Kitchen open 12 noon to 8 pm. Call  883-1145.  EflT IN   TAKE OUT  Bute A Gwen's Drive in- Take  out, or delivery. Pizza, dinners, salads,  burgers, chicken, desserts, drinks, ice  cream. Free home delivery within 4 miles,  after 6 pm only, on $10 minimum orders.  Small charge for orders under $10. Open  late every night. Hwy. 101, Gibsons.  (86-7(13.  \  atatm*  lti^^atismWimtmmmmmm^tmmtmmm  mmm*\\  mi Coast News, February 4,1991  On the rocks  Mixed bonspiel results  by Harry Turner  (iilliKun's Pub battled back from a three goal deficit in the third period lo tie the Sechelt Hawks in a  hard fought 4-4, emotion packed game January 30. ���Joel Johnstone photo  Men's hockey upset  by Mark Benson  Two of ihe top teams in the  Sunshine Coast Men's Hockey  league, Wakefield and the  Kings, skated lo a 5-5 draw last  week al Sechelt Arena.  The first place Whalers got a  pair of goals from Kelly  C'ousins(2) and single scores  from Clay Munson, Fred Hanson, and Tom Poulton.  Third place Gibsons Kings  received pairs of goals from  Brian Loysl(2) and Peter  Hautala(2) plus a single tally  from Sieve Partridge.  Fifth place Gilligans Flyers  roared back lo salvage a 4-4 lie  againsl Ihe second place Hawks.  Jason Sawchuck led Gilligans  with a pair of goals, one being  the game tying goal while Ken  Robinson and Bill Stockwell  also scored.  Hawks scorers were Cory  August(2) wilh a pair plus Ryan  Paul and Jordan Bclrose.  Sixth place Roberts Creek  Rangers stunned the high flying  Hawks 4-3 in a real thriller to  keep their play-off hopes alive.  Creek scorers were Darryl  Bracken, Cliff McLean, Ken  (apron, and Brian McAlister  with the game winner.  Ian Dixon, Owen Joe and  Danny Myers replied for the  Hawks.  THIS WEEK'S GAMES  Wednesday, February 6,7:30  pm, Creek vs Buccaneers;  Thursday, February 7, 7:30 pm,  Kings vs Hawks; Friday,  February 8,7:30 pm, Wakefield  vs Hawks; Saturday, February  9,7:15 pm, Creek vs Wakefield;  9:15 pm, Buccaneers vs Kings.  w i. t v  Wakefield IS 2 2 36  Hawks 10 7 3 23  kinis 9*321  Bucnineen 9 III I J9  LilliKair, 8 III 2 18  (reek 6 II 3 13  The mixed bonspiel was completed this lasl weekend. We  had a lot of local rinks in the  winners circle with three of the  four winners in 'A' event from  the Gibsons Winter Club. Well  done Gang. The winner of 'A*  event was the Penonzek rink  who won a close one over the  Gant rink. The game was three  up coming home and last rock  won the game. You don't get  much closer than that. Third  place went to the Johnson rink  and coming in fourth was the  Shulte rink from the Squamish  club.  We also had a lot of success  in 'B' event with three of the  four winners from our local  teams. First place went to the  Giroux rink, second to the  Perry team, third to Nordland  and fourth to the Robinson  learn. 'C event saw the Hill  foursome take first place  followed by Single, Lainehberry  and Marini. 'D' event was won  by Axford followed by Nelson,  Rice-Wells and Johannson.  This article will be the Final  article on sweeping. Just as a  skip must know the exact reaction of the ice, the sweepers  must know the reaction of a  stone in a particular area of the  ice. As they are following a  stone down the ice, they should  be checking for runs in the ice,  slow spots and fast spots. They  must know where the ice is  swingy and how much it swings.  They should be aware of pebble  wear and frost, how many times  a rock has travelled a certain  area of the ice and which areas  of the ice are shining from many  previous rocks. All these things  are clues to how fast and how  straight a rock will run in a certain area of the sheet. If the  sweepers don't react before the  rock dies or starts its cut, the  chances are the rock will be lost.  Another important factor for  sweepers to remember is the exact location the skip has indicated for the rock when it  reaches the house. When a draw  to the rings or a guard up front  is indicated, it is important to  get ihe rock to that exact location. It is also the sweepers'  responsibility lo ensure the rock  does not end up in a location  where an easy double knockout  is possible.  Positioning of a stone behind  a guard is also important. If the  ice is swingier in one direction  than the other, placing a rock to  one side of the guard or the  other can be extremely important. It is best, of course to get  the rock in the most difficult  location to prevent it from  being eliminated by the opposition stones. Sweeping extremely  hard on one side to the stone  will cause the stone to bite to  one side and come more quickly  to rest.  Setting a stone the correct  distance behind a guard is also  helpful. If the stone is too close  to the guard, both the stone and  the guard may be removed  together with one stone. Placing  the stone too far back of the  guard makes the stone easier to  remove on a come around shot.  It is best to set a come around  draw shot about 10 to 20 feet  back of the guard. There is no  fixed rule here, since there are  long guards and short guards.  There is one general rule,  however, draw shots are usually  better placed in front of the tee-  line than behind it.  If you are a novice, look to  your skip for advice since every  circumstance will be different.  Golfer's dream  George (ivlinas scored his first hole in one on Monday,  January 28, at the par three eighth hole. Using a nine iron,  George lotted the ball high into a tree on the left of the green  and watched with delight as il bounced down onto the frozen  grass and wobbled into Ihe cup. Congratulations George.  UJHBN LIFE FELLOWSHIP  S CENTRE  New Testament Church  5S38 Wharl Rd., Sechelt  Sun. Worship Service      10:30 am  Wed. Bible Sludy 7:30 pm  Morning Prayer 6:30-7:45 am  Tues.-Sat.  New Lite Christian Academy  Enrolling Kindergarten - Grade 12  Pastor Ivan Fox  Principal, David Cliff  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Service  GIBSONS  Glasslord Road  Sunday School  ST. JOHN'S  Davis Bay Road and  Simpkins Road  Sunday School  Rev. Stan Sears  Church Telephone 886-2333  11:15am  11:15am  9:30 am  9:30 am  CHRISTIAN LIFE  ASSEMBLY  (Formerly Olbaona Pentecostal Church)  School Rd., opposlle RCMP  Sunday School 9:45 am  Morning Worship 11:00am  Evening Fellowship 7:00 pm  Phone: Church Office 886-7107  Pastor Dan MacAulay 886-7107  Youth Pastor J. Morris 886-3499  Aflilialed wilh the Pentecostal  Assemblies of Canada  CHRISTIAN  SCIENCE SOCIETY  in the Greene Court Hall  Medusa St.. Sechelt.  A Warm Invitation to all  Sunday Services 11:00 am  Except Dec. 16th  For inlormation, please call:  885 2506 or S8S-36U  LIVING FAITH      \<  LUTHERAN CHURCH  Whitaker Road & Coast Highway  Davis Bay 885-2202  Rev. Frank W. Schmllt, 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  SI. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  Wednesday 10:30 am  Worship and Bible Sludy  St. Aldan's, Roberts Creek  Rev. Esther North 686-7410  Show your spirit  come back to church.  GRACE REFORMED  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Morning Worship 11:30 am  St. Hilda's Anglican Church  Evening Worship    7 pm In homes  Wednesday  Bible Sludy 7:30 In homes  J. Cameron Fraser, Pastor  885-7488 Olllce 885-9707  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  711 Park Road  Telephone: 888-2611  Sunday School  Worship Service  9:30 am  11:00 am  Cal Mclver, Pastor  "The Bible aa It la...  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  ANGLICAN  CHURCH  OF CANADA  St. Hilda's, Sechalt  8:00 am - 9:30 am  St. Andrews ��� Pander Harbour  11:30 am  Rev. June Maffln  Rev. Dan Gilford  885-5019  "We telenet a warm erelcome to ��IC  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 8t. 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  885-9526  You Hire  And Well Help Pay  Are You a  Nonprofit Group?  HtBRpfffv  1 ^    '           1  1  majMt        |  &r.^^fw^^r^^&s\^m^m^m^  m^fimt  y  In Kasto, the Kootenay Lake Historical Society's project to restore  the S S. Moyie and create a visitors' site has employed and  trained ��2 income assistance recipients.  If Your Project Supports  Tourism in the Community...  If you've got a 4- to 6-month project which may improve  the 'tourist appeal' ol your community, we are working  with the Ministry of Tourism to help you see it through!  Projects might include the creation of festivals or special  events, upgrading of tourist and recreation areas, or  renovation and construction ol arts or sports facilities.  Work may begin any time during the year.  We'll pay 100% of an employee's wage of $7 per hour and  $10 per hour for a supervisor, when an income assistance  recipient is hired and trained. You must be a registered  nonprofit group to qualify.  Community Tourism Employment Training Program  Are You  an Employer?  "Attitude, excellent We could select  Irom them very easily, so obviously  they were screenod Within 48  hours I had a new employee started  without very much red tape"  Helena Ulrich,  Victoria Lampshade Shop  "It's taken a lot ol pressure off me.  They've already pre-screened the  applicants and  the applicant  has already expressed an aptitude  for the type of job I'm offering"  Trevor Eastveld,  Pets Pantry, Vancouver  If You Can Provide On-The-Job  Training for an Employee...  When you help someone develop skills on the job, we'll  help you meet the payroll!  If you can create a 30- to 40-hour per week job, for a  minimum of two months, we'll pay 50% of an employee's  wage (up to $3.50 per hour subsidy) when an income  assistance recipient is hired and trained. Businesses,  municipal governments and nonprofit groups may be  eligible for this program.  Employment Opportunity Program  EMPLOYMENT  TPLUSm**<y3.C  m  Province ot British Columbia  Ministry ol Social Services and Housing  Honourable Norman Jacoboen, Minister  For Program Details and Application Forms,  Contact Your Noarast District Office.  Check the Blue Paget of Your Phone Book.  The Employment Plus group ol programs Is a major initiative under a federal/provincial agreement, and perl of i $28-milllon  continuing commiimen! Irom your provincial government to assist Income assistance recipients to become Independent.  aaaaa  taMMmaawaaammmammmm^mmmmmaksym  - Coast News, February 4,1991  15.  by Least Mshop, gMjjg  The Sunshine Coast Minor  Hockey Association is having a  successful year with 180 players  participating. The club has 14  teams, with players ranging  from six to 17 years old.  January 26 and 27 was an  especially busy weekend for our  players as they played teams  from many other clubs.  Five teams were invited to  Powell River to participate in  their Minor Hockey Week Jamboree. This is an annual event  that brings together teams from  Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast for fun games.  Two Pups teams attended the  Jamboree. Although they didn't  have any wins, they had a good  experience and lots of fun.  Scoring for our teams were Jake  O'Brien, Daniel White, Adam  Mercer and Chris Hutchinson.  In the Atoms division the  Devils played four games with  one tie, two wins and one loss.  This team also proudly brought  Minor hockey's  great year  home the Good Sportsmanship  Troph; for their division.  The PeeWee Flames achieved  one win and two losses. They  also brought back Ihe Good  Sportsmanship Trophy. Congratulations for representing  our club so well.  In the Bantam division the  Thunderbirds were successful in  both their games.  Our second Bantam team  travelled to Oliver for the  weekend and came away wilh  one win and two losses.  As well several teams visited  our arena.  Powell River sent two  Peanuts Teams. These are the  six and seven year old players.  In the first game, Powell River  was the winner. Cody Upsom  scored both goals for the yellow  home team. The second game  was a close 10-9 victory for our  Purple team. Ryan Friesen  scored three goals for a hat  trick, Marc Wilson and Matthew Waddell each scored two  goals, Keith Clegg and Brian  Hutchison scored one each and  the final and winning goal was  put in by Daniel Bolt.  In the Atoms division, the  Wings, Jets and Oilers each had  a game against the North Delta  Bruins. Our home teams were  victorious in all three games.  Many of our players billeted the  visiting team players and new  friendships were formed.  The Midget Raiders were also  successful over the Squamish  Midgets in their second meeting  of the year with a score of 8-5.  The Sunshine Coast Arena is  now decorated with many banners representing all our major  supporters. We thank them and  all others who have supported  the players.  he "GST 7% Kxtra", celebrate  their victory over Ibelowl Roger Kemp's "Klite Republican  Guard". From left: Hart Kemp, Peter Speer, Jackie Scott, Dan  Morgan.  QST 7% Extras are champs  Underwater hockey tourney a success  Thirty-four underwater  hockey players from Bcll-  ingham, Vancouver, Port Co-  quitlam, Simon Frascr University, Gibsons, and Sechelt convened at the Gibsons Pool on  January 26 for the First Annual  Underwater Hockey Tournament held here.  It was a potluck tournament,  which means that players show  up and teams are formed when  everyone arrives. Every team  had to come up with its own  original name.  A total of eight teams were  involved in round-robin play  from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm to  determine who would be playing for the top three placings.  Play-offs started al 5 pm with  Operation Sunshine Storm taking third place by blasting the  Elffs out of the water, 7 to 1.  The battle for lirsl and second was between the Elite  Republic Guard and GST 7 per  cent Extra. The Elite Republic  Guard fought back with a lot of  determination bul the GST was  able to hold the opposition and  win first place, 6 lo 3.  The remainder of Ihe teams  placed as follows: fourth, Ellis;  fifth, Scud Cruds; sixth, Sinking Sandpapers (referring to our  rough pool bottom); seventh,  Red October; eighth, Deep  Trout.  There were seven youth  players involved and they all  played very well. Tom Lund of  Gibsons ��������*��, voted the most accomplished rookie youth player  of the day.  The top three teams received  very original handmade  trophies for their efforts. First  TIDE TABLES  Dale  Tin  Hi Ft  3:10 9.3  5  9:20 14.7  TU 4:40 5.8  11:40 12.2  Dale  iii.n  4:05   10.8  8  9:50   14.1  WE 5:35    5.4  Date     limn Ht Fl  1:35 12.8  7  5:20 11.9  TH 10:20 13.8  8:30 5.1  I>.l...    llir.,  3156  8  7:05  FR 10:55  7:30  H1..FU  iT:  124  13.2  4.7  4:35 14.2  10 9:45 12.1  SU   1:00 12.6  9:10 3.7  REFERENCE: Point Atkinson '-skocumchu. n.���o��ami  _      ...��".     ;.,  r"'",,"v"    i ���, an mm plu. S mln lol each II ol rlaa.  Pacific Standard Time ana r mm. i�� ..en n. oi ran  Seablttl  RENTALS LTD  - PASLODE Staplers Njiler/Spilurs"  Coll Ring Nailers      Finish Nailers  H.trdwood flour Nailers  < .ill hit t}\o:is.  flit   Hull II II     Willi]  iNAM SMK k  pMlode, etc.  EQUIPMENT & TOOLS FOR  INDUSTRY, CONSTRUCTION, HOME & FARM  Mon.'Sat., 8*5  U  Hwy.ipt.QIbioot  886-8744  11:11  PREVIEW  WEEKELVD  FEB 8*9*10  Tune in to Superchannel and The Family Channel  this weekend and enjoy more than S3 continuous  hours of commercial free entertainment that the  entire family can enjoy.  Superchannel: Friday February 8, from 6:00 p.m. to  early Monday morning February 11.  on CABLE CHANNEL 14  Family Channel: Friday February 8, from 6:00 p.m,  to earty Monday morning  February 11.  on CABLE CHANNEL 17  Call our office and ask us about our special home  delivery and installation for only $10.00  A  COAST CABLE VISION  885-3224  M TM The Family Charm* Inc.  place was treated to dinner,  compliments of the Cedars Pub.  Tidalwave Diving donated Tins,  masks and watches which were  raffled off to team players dur  ing the tournament. LH  Welding manufactured a  wonderful new goal for the pool  that showed up just in time for  the tournament.  SUN8HINE COAST  MEN'S SOFTBALL LEAGUE  Annual General Meeting  Monday, Feb. 18 at 7:30 pm  Wilson Greek Community Hall  Election of New Executive  '91 League Format  All players and team reps  are encouraged to attend.  For Mors Information Call  torn Creifaaton 888-4498  or BUI Hamilton 888-8778  ���@M,WSWO\mMB  Communities II  Across:  1. Red smilers  5. Paintings or sculpture eg.  8   Things lo walk on  13. Vegetable Willi a "c" where the  "k" should be  14 President Robert E.  15. Follows TNT use  16, Finger protector  17 Troubled Arabian gulf  19 Zodiac sign  20 Where we are it Ihe community  sounds like imported wine  amongst trees and lawns  23 Hair style  24. Elliot's Initials  25 Lyric poem  26, Ontario's trading place  29 a vis  31 Takes a break  34 Wanning device  :)i- Jack Spratl couldn't eat it  38 Child  39 They made a movie about  educating me. I ,       t  40 Beggar's request  42 President Woodrow's stream  community people  47 fleer mug  48 ....  doughnut.  Americanism lor take Ihe calories  oul'  49 Jel speed #'s  51 They hold houses together  54 One, connective  55. Healinq plant  56 Sec other side, Abrv.  57 Strange  58 Fourteen  59 Green citrus  il Busy bodyish  1 '1 Wind direction  65 Swear  W That girl  by K L Weslergaard  Down:  Ms Anderson  Who will do it? Response  Sillily formal  Green dish  Healing plant  Sends payment  Sadness drops  Ma's sweetie  it's nol a kmleil il hasn't got  10 Toolsic pillow  11 Grainy hsh catcher community  (Willi 46 Downl  12 Liltlo. Abrv.  18 Slangy negative  21 Peace bird claws  22 Canlaloupe 01 honey dew dock  community  21- Melt  27. Big truck  28. Nobleman's sheltered water community  30. Ayatollah's citizen  32. It's up . _ you  3J Avenue  35. season to be jolly  36 Not near  37 Beer  41. Wooden loot sleds  43. All news station  44 Alien celebrity  45 Book user  46. Grainy fish catcher community  (with II Down)  49. Belongs to Mr Headroom  50 Belongs to Mohammed  52 Mimicking one  53 Pervasive pionoun  57 Sugar sulfix  59 Tra    fO Four  61. Sell  63 Mild exclamation  TURNTEC  WOMEN'S  HARTFORD  REG. $49.98  Now $24.98  EVERY  SHOE  on  SALE  2 WEEK SALE  Check out the clearance table for even further reductions!  LA. GEAR  WOMEN'S COURT  REP HIGH  REG. $84.98  Now $69.98  TRAIL BAY  SPORTS .  TRAIL AVE t COWRIE ST   SECHELT      88$ 2511  m^mgimmmmMmmmWittm  ; J Coast News, February 4.1991  imiusiriji    AUTOMOTIVE      Marine  PARTS & SUPPLIES  A101 SUPPLY ltd.  1061 Hwy. 101, Gibsons, B.C. 886-8101  Mini. I ri.fr-b 5,11. ts-b Sun. 10-3j  -S-SECHELT RADIATORS'^  *��� Complete Cooling System Service Centre ^m  We Repair & Replace Rads. Healer Cores & Gas Tanks  AUTOS  TRUCKS TRACTORS INDUSTRIAL MARINE  Now, Used & Rebuilt  4349 S.C. Hwy.      Pick-Up & Delivery Mon. - Sit  Next lo Wilson Creek Clirvon Sl.ilmn 8B5-79B6j  NEED THIS SPACE?  Call Ihe COAST NEWS  al 886-2622 or 885-3930  BLDG. CONTRACTORS  AshwardConttaciinq  ���* QUALITY HOME  BUILDING & IMPROVEMENTS  PLAN DESIGN & DRAFTING  For Estimate Call  Howard Aehmore  885-6443 J  ( CADRE CONSTRUCTION ^  LTD.  Sunshine Co.al Builder Since 1975  NEW HOMES ��� RENOVATIONS ��� ADDITIONS  RESIDENTIAL - COMMERCIAL ��� INDUSTRIAL  886-3171   TOM'S  Electrical & Plumbing  Residential ��� Commercial  ran aeriMA raa  886-3344 �� 886 3364  J  Jargatz  Bllolds ��� Screena ��� Q.raga Door. ��� frehung Door. ��� Window.  Highway 101 . Pl.ll Rd. Car. 240-7177  Qlbaona, B.C. VON IVO          Mil Alio. nee:au-4101  Wwi��i��l��-7��M Solo. Faa-m-im.  M.J.J. VINYL SIDING  Soffits, FASIA, Shutters  Stone Is Brick  Fred Cocker  (Leave Message)  Phone 885-6065  P.O. Box 1596  Sechelt, B.C.  V0N3A0  ALPINE TRUSS  Bus: 886-a��Mj/\toBB: 886-M01  JC\ ITk. COMPETITIVE  ���"** Ifljl PRICES  Iruiiii made here on the lunahlne Oeaat  Money spent al home stays ai home.  A ��� T ENTERPRISES: Construction Senloee  Serving 7/1. Coasl Sine. 1985  ��� CUSTOM HOMES  aa;iM��i..��>'wi;j>.'      'ADDITIONS  > RENOVATIONS  aaa-ssaa  T. WONO, SOX 701, QISSONS. I.C. VON 1V0  CONSTRUCTION LTD.  Chris J. O'Nilll  H R 'I S 8 Comp 65  Gibsons 6 C  VON IVO  mono (604) 816-6116  Residential/Commercial  Construction i Finishing   j  ROOFINQ  Specializing In all types of  FREE      commercial 6 residential roofing  E S T. M A T E S 886-2087 eves. ��UAM�����.  'Quality Quitters  AeNOVATIONS 6 ADDITIONS  ���ADDITIONS  ���CABINETS  GENERAL BUILDERS  ���FLOWING .CERAMIC TILE  ���DECK6VGARAQES        -FENCING  ���DESIGNING ��� DRAFTING SERVICES  t BRUCE QIESBRECHT SM-7701  M & S INDUSTRIES i.d,  ��� New Hoaei ��� Renovations  ��� Custoaa Finishing  Serein. Ihr Coaaljbr 10 Veare  less SS6-27U Evening.  ���Jlf0ri.aU (Eontracting  CONTRACT  LAND CLEARING  886-8101 886-9141  CONCRETE SERVICES  Swanson's  r-"1'  rail*   I      M5-H66  Ready Mia Ltd.  littiSal   [MS22261  3 Batch Plants on the Sunshine Coast  Gibsons Sechelt Pender Harbour  Box 172, 6417 Burnet Rd.. Sechelt  PATT0N CONCRETE  Placing & Finishing  886-8842  Reedy Mix Concrete  Send �� Gravel  "Nf*     CONCRETl  V-l  o  LTD.  SECHELT PLANT  885-7180  at < cusrl  PLANT I  7J_J  sfiviM.rmwmHM  GIBSONS  806-81  r I. MADILL CONTUCTDfO x  All types oi concrete work.  Sidewalks, driveways, slabs ��� smooth, broomed.  exposed aggregate finishing.  QvoUtrCoKteleWoik Phone Mt-2017  "A BETTER" BOBCAT SERVICE  "Complete Bobcat Services"  ��� Excavating ��� Backfilling ��� Trenching ���  Drainage ��� Clearing ��� Retolnlng Wills ��� Pairing Stones  886-8538  24 Hour  Service  Boa 1231, Qlbaona  BC.VONIVOV  SAM  CONSTRUCTION  Excavation, Sewer,  Water, Grading,  Subdivision Design  and Development  8862182 or 8859840  S.T.K. IXMVATIlfO LTD.  Reaidentiad - Commercial  Induitiial - Land Clearing  Serving Ihe Coasl tor 20 Years  "We pride ourselves on punctuality"  Boa 1711. GfaoM.S.C V0H IVO.  PAP-TWO Excavating  STUMP REMOVAL ��� MPTIC ��� IELDS  SAND I OH��VEL Ml it    ��� WATER LINES  OBIVEW��YS .IANDCLEARINO  lor Piompl Courlrjou. Service With Low Rata. CM  VMVNE PH: M4-I7M or M*RTV PH: M8-201I  P       Big Or Small, We Do II All!    .  Fastrac BACKHOE  SEIVICE  O SEPTIC FIELDS  ��� DRAINAGE DITCHES  O EXCAVATIONS _      ...  ...  o WATEH LINES wn *'��� ***  ocleawng Steve Jones    8884269  GEN. CONTRACTORS  CAN-DO EXCAVATING  /iBSa   5811EXTEND-A-HOE, BOBCAT 743,  LO0|^   SINGLE AXLE DUMP TRUCK  ��� Septic Fields ��� Sand, Gravel A Top Soil  George 885-7553 or Emery 885-4854^  ELECT. CONTRACTORS  MIDWAY-POWER-UNE  ���SERVICES LTDT"  - Selective Logging  - Marine Contracting  ��� Stump Removals    . Sand & Gravel Deliveries  ��� Purchase Timber GARY 886-9585  I TWIN CREEKS HABINE LW,  BIU 886-6361 >  Private & Industrial Electrical Contractor  gh & Low Voltage Power Lines  Reg. No. 16135  -883-9483  Class A  Electrical  Contractors  Seaside {electric Jti  Residential - Commercial - Industrial  Box 467, Gibsons, B.C.  VON IVO  886-3308  $0rtalf.re (Saricner  -i General Garden Maintenance  ���     Lawn Care * Landscaping * Pruning  J- Rockeries  Senior's Discount - Friendly Service  Fred 886-3526 .  Mackenzie Excavating Ltd.  Land Clearing & Development  Cam Mackenzie  /,_-_ O^S^      CUPS)SAVE \  IF" bcfgrrigs Schedule !  VANCOUVFR   SECHELT PENINSULA  HORSESHOE BAY-LANGOA  mi  5COVE  SALTERYBAY  Lv. Langdale  6:20 am      2:30 pm  8:30 M<       4:30  10:30 6:30  12:25 pm M 8:20 M  M eanelit Mi��e,,c�� lal  Lv. Horseshoe Bay  7:30 am      3:30 pm  9:30 M        5:30 M  11:30 7:25 M  1:15 pm      9:15  Lv. Earls Cove  6:40 am      4:30 pm  8:20 6:30  10:30 8:30  12:25 pmM 10:20 M  Lv. Saltery Bay  5:45 M      3:30 pm  7:35 5:30 M  9.25 M     7:30  11:30      9:30  886-7337  umpany Ltd.  885-3666  ���NOT!: TMri wW M M  "Ftrit fur*" run on  lundifi * HtMiyi  M6-M1I  (oi inlornuwn.  comments & compUinlt  ROUTE 1  (via North Rd & SwcM. Gowir Pi & Franklin. Lower Bus Slop)  Gibsons Bus Schedule  Dipirt  5:45 1:45  7:45 3:45  9:45 5:45  11:45 7:45  Arrival  FmyTir.  bjtet If Fifrji KitKi  IIKI tat rtfff  ���Conntcti 1:30 Firry ran  route ;  Ida Bonmebirx*, WowtiH. SC Mottle Home Par��|  Otpart Arrtv*  5:|2           "���"         7 00* 3:00 MM          7:30   3:30  ,        J:��                          9:00   3:00 9:30   5:30  ��: "   !:10                         ��:��   7:00 11:30   7:30  12:10   0:10                          1:00 i:M  FARES Adults  Seniors  children Stud.  Comm Tickiti  Oul ot Town   St 50    il.00      75    St 00        $1 25/rirle  In Town 75        .75      75        75  These transportation schedules sponsored by  <o  SwccMftt Ageiccto  INSURANCE TRAVEL  InouronM A,v^',^  OuWptrvi ( -^^^J  Notary '^.l\\\\\\\\\m\f  ^^aW        886-2000 886*9255  Red Carpet Sartlea from Friendly Proteaalonela la Sunnycnit Mall, Qlbaona.  !TP  TfMl    ���  FromilKUll   I  LAURIE LACOVETSKY  886-2835  Riildintiil &  tSl      CbNSTRUCTJQN,  Renovations ��� Additions Gibsons. B.C.     J  A       If        RENOVATIONS WITH ^  A hflhlD A TOUCH OF CLASS  f*U^ ��*��    COMMERCIAL I RESIDENTIAL  (rr    * THE AftS-^AIQ  IMPROVER mS  LTD IIALrMOON BAV^  NEED THIS SPACE?  Call the COAST NEWS  at 886-2622 or 885-3930  CENTURY ROCK  Rock Willi  Patios  Ficlngi  Plintirj  V^W^^^^tS^  885-5910  HEATING  SECHELT FIRE PLACE LTD.  GAS ���PELLET* WOOD  Complete Solas & Installations  SHOWROOM Opon Tu��i.-Sat.  , !356WharlRd. (acroM Irom Bus Depot) 88S71T1>  NEED THIS SPACE?  Call Ihe COAST NEWS  at 886 2622 or 885 3930  E\  1  PROPANE INC.  ��� Auto Propin*  ��� Appllincet  ��� Quality B.B. Q's  0(5-2300  Hwy 101. across St.  Irom Big Mic's, Sechelt  PtninsulQ Gat  a��v Camlem 885-7340  INSTALLATION CONVERSION  SERVICE APPLIANCES  ten 11.1. Vct����. vm U.  NEED THIS SPACE?  Call the COAST f$EWS  al 886 2622 or 885 3930 Coast News, February 4,1991  17.  Atlantic salmon, pros and cons  Dr. Alan Castledine of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries  discusses the controversial issue of the introduction of Atlantic  salmon to Pacific waters at a Foreshore Advisory Task Force  meeting. See Story. ���Rom Nicholson photo  A & T ENTERPRISES:  CONSTRUCTION SERVICES  ��� CUSTOM HOMES        ��� A()[ 111 IONS  ��� RENOVATIONS  Planning a Renovation?  886-3538  Continued from page 1  is required, the eggs are carefully inspected and disinfected,  then the smolts are held in  quarantine for one year.  Ron Ginetz of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans  (DFO) said that the federal  government has put its stamp of  approval on the Atlantic salmon  program in BC.  But in spite of all the  assurances, FATF members expressed serious misgivings.  "This question has been raised  because of the financial advantage to one user of the  resource," said FATF member  Diana Davidson.  "Given the history of the  adequacy of the information we  have received from government,  1 wouldn't count on it (the information). It seems to me that  the correct question when we're  tampering with the environmenl  is not the reason we shouldn't  do it, but the reason we should  doit.  "Economic reasons, in my  opinion, do not constitute thai  reason. When you do research  to support something, it's very  different than when you do  research, ���period."  Davidson went on to point  out that very little is known  about the reasons for the failure  of the early attempts to introduce Atlantics to this coast  and the only solid information  comes from the past five or six  years, which may not be enough  time to assess the possible risks.  "My suggestion is that,  unless there is some very important other reason, the information on transfer of viruses and  the reason why world populations are so rapidly subject to  pandemics such as AIDS is  because of movement of species  from one place to another.  Sunshine Coast  ICES   DIRECT  HOME IMPROVEMENTS  MARINE SERVICES  SALES 6. INSTALLATION  * Commercial & Residential *  ��� Carpet & Resilient Flooring*  ........   Phone  ******  "*oVB8e"88e8 or  ^ppinG       SHOWROOM  SH<  S601 Hwy. 101, Sechelt  Tuee.Frl. IMMpm,Sat.MO-Bpm  _thf noon stoke at your door.  SUNSHINE KITCHEN  . CABINETS ���  886-94 ff  ���showroom Kern's Plaza,Hwy 10'  Open Tuesday to Saturday 10-4 pm^  J  merCrui/cr  Mercury Outboards  V0lV0 AB HADDOCK MARINE ltd.  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COHt  JACOBS!* FEEDS  6482 Norwest Bay Road  888-0869  We carry a complete line ol   Animal Feeds ft Supplies     the growing peopled  "One of the reasons perhaps  that these stocks have survived  is because there has been no  contact between them all this  time. When you change that  you run into all the arguments  against doing something like  this. If you don't mix populations, they don't exchange  diseases. It's that simple."  Challenging Davidson's  arguments, veterinarian Don  French warned against getting  into the shaky ground of comparing human and animal (or  fish) diseases. "It's a very complicated subject," he said. "We  need specialists in epidemiology  to deal with that."  FATF Chairman Gordon  Wilson raised the basic question  of why Atlantic salmon should  be introduced to BC at all, given  the variety of the indigenous  species. "It's a question that I,  and other members of this Task  Force, get asked all the time,"  he said.  "People see a company like  Aquarius that appeared to be  extremely well-financed, extremely well-organized, that had  integrated their farm management plan from the hatchery  right through to the processing  plant,���that goes broke, and  leaves considerable debt in the  community.  "Then we see the introduction of Atlantics, and people are  saying, 'they couldn't make a  go of it on a regular basis with  all that financing. Now what are  they doing, are they tinkering,  are they doing genetic engineering, are they bringing in new  stocks, ���anything to make it  go?' 1 simply don't know the  answers."  Kevin Onclin, President of  the SCAA and Manager of  Saga Sea Farms, pointed out  that it was important "to keep  in mind the history of Atlantics  as a cultured salmon.  "The problem that the  farmer faces right now is that  the knowledge base on the  chinook is not affording us the  ability to make ends meet.  Maybe a combination of the  two species will. I'm not saying  that all farmers want to go to  Atlantics, It's an industry decision.  "Some farmers may be looking at it to fill a short term gap  till the knowledge base comes  back up to support chinooks. If  I have both species in the water,  I'm going to be more concerned  than anyone that both species  are clean and that I'm not going  to kill one with the other. My  concerns are probably 10 times  greater than yours."  In expressing the point of  view of ihe provincial government, Joe Ttuscott of the  Ministry of Agriculture and  Fisheries (MAF) said lhal  "aquaculture is seen as a  business like anything else.  "The government has decided on ihe basis of solid technical  information thai it is environmentally acceptable,���and  it is up to the industry whether  they can make an economic go  of it. The government is not going to step in and say 'we are  not going to lei you go ahead  with this because you might go  broke'."  Bringing up the other side of  that question, Wilson pointed  out that the aquaculture industry has considerable impact  on services such as waste  management that are supported  by local taxes.  "There is a different factor  here," concluded Davidson.  "You are introducing a new  species into a common resource,  which is the water life. All the  creatures in the water are a common resource.  "When one industry asks to  put the common resource at a  possible risk, despite the  assurances, 1 don't think there  are many people in this room  who have not read widely  enough to know that it is a controversial decision to introduce  a new species into an uncontrollable environment, which is  the whole Pacific coast.  "You cannot isolate the experiment in any way. If you  make a wrong decision, it impacts on our common resource.  You believe the risk is in-  finilesimally small, others  believe the risk is real.  "That's why it's an issue."  GIBSONS  LANES  886-2086  portable  Toilet  Rente s  ��� Construction Sites  ��� Special Events  ��� Outdoor Picri.cs'  ��� Weddings, etc.  Also:  Septic Tank Pumping  Bonniebrook  Industries  886-7064  ^QBQODDGDQDQ  CANADIAN  MONEY MARKET  FUND  EFFECTIVE YIELD L  (COteraUNMDl          |  CURRENT YELD L  ewccmMejeo,   |  11.3%  �� 1  10.7% 1  A portfolio of short-term high quality debt obligations  issued by federal and provincial governments, banks  and leading Canadian corporations, ideal for Retirement  Savings Plans.  For further information please contact,  without obligation,  #Y. .*..  '��.#.,*.  . f//es*e/ae'l  GREAT PACIFIC MANAGEMENT CO. LTD.  "Financial Centre"  5492 Trail Ave., P.O. Box 2629  Sechelt, B.C.   VON 3A0  (604) 865-2272  ���Yields calc-lunir.il a8 of January 29,1991.  Past performance may not be indicative of future performance.  Offered by prospectus only.  Bill Cochet, Finning's Sunshine Coast resident mechanic, and his  own creation - a 1923 Model T.  Call Bill to take care of your machine  the same way he takes care of his.  It takes an experienced craftsman to build an award-vvinning hot rod.  It takes the same commitment to excellence to answer the needs of  today's heavy equipment owner.  With more than 20 years heavy duty experience, Bill Cochet knows  the business. He offers you the best in equipment service and technical  expertise.  Md to provide Sunshine Coast customers with better access to sales,  parts and service information, we've established a toll free number to  our Langley operation.  For top-notch heavy equipment support call:  Bill Cochet, resident mechanic    328-9413  Finning Langley (toll free) 885-6347  FINNING  Count On Us 18.  Coast News, February 4,1991  I^COAST NEWS CLASSIFIEDS^  Homes 8.  Property  H. U*al  J  \  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  Classifieds  at any of our convenient  Friendly People  Places  - IN PENDER HARBOUR -  Marina Pharmacy 683-2888  AC Building Supplies 883-9551  - IN HALFMOON BAY -  B & J Store 888-9435  - 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 Dockslde Pharmacy) 886-2622  DEADLINE IS 3:00PM FRIDAY  Amanda and Leeh (and Sandy, tool) will be heppy  to help you piece your Clessllled Ad et Peninsula  Market, our Friendly People Place In Davie Bay.  ANDERSON REALTY  ��� Recreation ��� Retirement  �� Relocation  CATALOGUE  5686 Cowrie SI   Box 1219  Sechell. BC VON 3A0  885-3211 FAX 885-2899  Van  Toll Free 684-8016  Gibsons lol backing onto ravine,  exc location, level, clear wilh city  sewer, hydro, cable, water  $24,900 885-7618 #7  35 acres ol recreation lar��� m Colorado. USA. $12,000 885-7618  #7  Large 4 bdrm. house in scenic  luwaneck area Large oak kitchen. 4 skylights. 2 lull baths.  vinyl siding, large lol. close to  Marina. $97,000 885-7083.  #7  Pender Harbour view lol. serviced  to border, uncleared. $29,900.  270-2958/883-9095. #4si  Modern  2   bdrm.   home   on  acreage.  privale. no reas.  oiler  relused.  trade  commercial  or  sailboat. 883-2977  #4sr  WATERFRONT  54' lot  ��� 80 year lease  Keats  Island Try your oiler 886-2694.  #4sr  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  appt.toview. 886-2694      #4sr  Lot 23 Central Rd., 50x105,  view, level. 3 km lo lerry.  872-1064. #02sr  Cochrane   Road,   good   large  building lot, close lo marina &  beaches. $27,500. 885-4501.  #02sr  Easy to care lor, 3 bdrm rancher  close to all amenities. Upper Gibsons. $96,500.886-7378     #3s  BY OWNER  Neat 3 bdrm. rancher on  crawlspace. Large lenced lot.  workshop, concrete driveway,  near Cedar Grove School  $109,000,886-9141.  TFN  Close lo Beach.  Beauliful 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 Oilers.  886-7830. ifTFN  Did you know the  SUNSHINE COAST  CAB CO. provides  VISA SERVICE?  S3 E3 ISA  Homes S.  Property  Unique 3 bdrm. 3 bath home,  spectacular view, approx. 2500  sq tt 883-9418/988-4310.  Mat  4.7 Acres, smaller house, guest  cottage, workshop, studio,  warehouse, wood and garden  sheds, privacy plus. By owner.  886-3084 TFN  For Sale by Builder  New home in Oceanmount Subdivision, central Gibsons.  Underground wiring, street  lights, sewer etc Quality built &  tastetully linished 1600 sq. It.  main Iloor and tull basement.  Asking $189,000. Buy belore  March jlst and collect lull GST  purchase tax through two  rebates To view call 686-9096.  15  20 acres with nearly completed  cedar home, sunny site, nicely  treed, creeks. Privale, natural  selling. 7 mins. Irom Sechelt.  Sub-dividable. Asking $250,000.  No agents 885-7492. #5  GiOsons. 60' x 120' lot, cleared,  lull service, ready to build, good  location. $25,000 lirm.  885-7618. #5  Moving must sell 14x70' mobile  on beautiful ocean view lot in Gibsons. More into call 861-1912 or  886-7557 $65,000 17  Crown lease or purchase. 1 acre  north side ol Sechell Inlet.  $1000. desperate. 539-2532. #6  Len and Shelley Williams are proud to announce Ihe birth ol their  3rd son. Adam John, born  January 3rd. 1991 al St. Mary's  Hospital. Excited brothers are  Nicholas and Jaymes; Grandparents are Barrie and Frances  Stewart and Len and Mary  Williams. Great Grandmothers are.  Winn Davies, Berna Chappel and  Rita Williams. #5  Thank You  House lull ol stars lo Mae and Ernie Widman lor looking alter Fiddlesticks who died the day belore  I came home Irom hospital, in her  17th year. I miss her very much.  Doris Ailchison #5  House lull ol stars lo Ihe Home  Care Nurses and the Home Support Ladies.  Doris Ailchison #5  The Beat Vad kwadl  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIEDS  S/IOO  4  (minimum) for 10 words  I//  25'  each additional word  IBirlhs. Lost & Fuund FREE!!  Pay for 2 weeks, get the 3rd week FREE  (When paid by  CASH. CHEQUE, or MONEY ORDER)  ALL CLASSIFIED ADS mutt be       ,  PRE-PAID belore insertion. -  VISA & MASTERCARD accepted    M  "StweSeK  CLASSIFIEDS  Sf coo  13      up lo 10 words  $1 00  1      each additional word  Your ad, featuring 1 item only, will run 4 consecutive weeks, then will be cancelled unless  you instruct us to renew it BY NOON  SATURDAY. (Not available to commercial  advertisers.)  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  Gibsons & secheit offices Noon Saturday  "Friendly People Places"  FRIDAY 3:00 PM  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  Cowrie St.. Sechelt 885-3930  Cruice Lane. Gibsons 886*2622  FAX: 886-7725 Gibsons  885-3954 Sechelt  Available for Public Use  Thank You       II Announcements  HP Card of Thinks tffl  'The family of lite late���  diaries Hodden wish to convey their sincere thanks and  appreciation to all our friends  Irom "Marina Place" and  West Vancouver who attended  Ihe memorial service on Monday. Jan. 21. 1991.  The cards. Ilowers. gilts ot  baking and memorial donations were all greatly appreciated.  To the ambulance attendants, to Or f Berinstetn and  the nursing slattal St. Mary's  Hospital.  To Mr. Dan Devlin ot Devlin  funeral Home, and Rev. Stan  Sears tor Ihe memorial service.  lo the Ladies ol Gibsonsl  United Church U.C.W lor the  relresbmenls      n���k ���  To Ihe staff at St. Mary's Hospital  tor their wonderful care ot my  Dad. Lewis McCall. Bobbi and  Michael. #5  Gibsons Kings Men's Hockey  Team would like to thank the  following sponsors: Gibsons  Motor Inn. Pronto's Restaurant.  Omega Restaurant, Gramma's  Pub and Devlin Funeral Home for  their generous donations and  support. #5  Card ol thanks to Doctor Paetkau,  Doctor Westlake and all the  nurses ol St. Mary's Hospital lor  all their care and attention.  My thanks to all my visitors lor  the many cards, Ilowers and  moral support.  Special thanks to my son, Larry,  who came Irom Florida.  Doris Ailchison #5  BROOKS & MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.  Benjamin Moore Paints  tiwronment  fnendiy punts  In All Colours Ol  't>e Rainbow  Including Green  Bill Wood  SECHELT  A bus 885-2923  Res 885-5058  Do you need some inlormation to  deal with your legal problem? Call  the Legal Inlormation Service  885-S881; Mondays and  Wednesdays 9-4. TFN  Are you a woman in an unhappy  relationship, do you need to talk?  Call the Sunshine Coait Transition Houie lor conlidential 24 hr.  service. 888-2944. TFN  | Male 40 ish looking lor a female  companion between 30-40.  B85-2873. #7  Revolutionary skin care products.  Free lace lift with demonstration  (non-surgical) call Tom.  886-7652. #5  Seeking female friendship between 28 - 40 years. Be able to  discuss any topic ol human relationship etc. Be opon minded.  N/S, light social drinker acceptable. Send picture, telephone  number and briet personal  description to: Coast News, Box  423. Sechelt. All letters will be  answered #5  Single man. 40's. considered  good looking, secure in Hie. Enjoys outdoors, travel. Seeks compatible lady with similar interests  for companionship, possible relationship. Reply to Box 354, c/o  Coast News. Box 460. Gibsons,  VON 1V0. #5  Announcements  SPRING  CLASSES  AT  Rcsiiter Early  for  - Tailored lacket  - Beginners Sewll  - Beginners Quilt  - Counted Cross Stitch  - Fabric Painting  and a choice of 10  New Fabric Craft Claim  885-2725  ALCOHOLICS ANONVMOUS  885-2896, 886-3463.  TFN  Does someone In your family have  a drinking problem? Call Al-Anon  886-9903, 885-7484. Al-Ateon  886-2565. NC  Phone us today about our selection ol  beautiful personalized  wedding  invitations,   napkins,  matches, stationery and more.  Jeannies Gills & Gems  886-2023  TFN  Adult children ol Alcoholics or  Idislunctional families please call  '885-5281 or 886-8165 lor help.  NC  REIKI: First Degree Workshop  [will) Reiki master Phyllis Victory.  March 22 - 24, $150. Raglslrs-  llion and inlormation, Michael  iHamer. 886-7589. 16  Funthlnt Daycare  Opening   March   1,   1991.  Operated   by   Ginnie  Weston.  886-3377. #6  Preserve Thou Special Memories  I will film your wedding, birthday  or any special event or rent the  VHS moyie camera yoursell.  Budrik's. 885-4688 or  885-9789. 16  REIKI: A gentle, powerful hands-  on method of healing. Inlormation  and appointments. Michael  Hamer, 886-7589. #,"  tff  SUNSHINE COAST,  HOME SUPPORT  Sunshine Coasl Httspke And  Palliative Care Services  INFORMATION EVENING  Thurs., Feb. 7, 7 pm  Al The Lutheran Church  |H��>. 101 6 Whlltaker  Near Brooaman Park|  Pre-School French and French  Immersion Pre-School starting  September 1991 in the Lower  Sunshine Coast. Persons interested in enrolling their  child(ren) contact Linda at  886-8186 before 7 pm daily.  Please respond before March 1.  1991. #6  John Huigslool hits the big 4-0 on  Feb. 4/91. Is he getting older or  better? #5  Diaper service, featuring  Babyklns form-lilting velcro  fastners. $14/week.  885-6443/3393. #5  SUNNYCRESTMAU  Iwhere happy/endings  This Thursday is  Seniors' Day  Special discounts nt  porrlcipntlng Moll stores.  Bring yuur Cinlil Core  tl;ir,l nnd Mivi-1  "Spirit" our 3ft yr. old. 10 lb.,  grey & black net,;, male tabby  w/white spot on 1 ear. ran away  last Sept. near Gibsons Marina.  Call 886-7589. #5  Large lonely orange cat. Roberts  Creek area. Very friendly,  neutered and declawed. Trying to  find his way back home in Davis  Bay.885-4537. #5  Runaway Rabbit. Small black  bunny has been In my garden  about 3wks. 885-3402.        #5  Camera left In Sunnycresl Mall  slore. Call 886-3100. 15  1 pearl earring al Winter Blues  Fair.  Can be picked  up at  Seaview Market, Roberts Creek.  #5  CHAMM-A-CAB  service  now available with  the  ���UNSHINB  COAST  CAB. CO. LTD.  Pets 8,  Livestock  LjSMtaft  PETFOOD  SCIENCE DIET. IAMS.  TECHNI-CAL. NUTRO-MAX,  PURINA, WAVNE.  Also lull line ol bird seed  And much more.  Quality Firm 1 Garden  Supply Lid.  Pratt Rd 886-7527  TFN  SPCA SPAYING PROGRAM  Contact Then & Now Furniture.  699   Highway   101,   Gibsons,  886-4716 or Marlee Fashions.  NC  Help reduce Ihe pel overpopulation problem - spay or  neuter your pet. NC  Ponies & horses lor sale.  Pleasure or show. 885-9969. #5  14 yr. old T.B. mare. Lots ot  spilir. Tack & access incl..  $1500 OBO. 886-4625. #7  Al's Horseshoeing Service  Experienced, dependable.  prompt. Ptione 1-978-1920. #30  PB. Lhasa Apsopuppies. Ready  lo go. $200 - $250. 886-9009.  #5  Unregistered pure bred Cocker  Spaniel. $175. Ready now.  885-2350 #5  Piano Tuning  repairs, appraisals  #  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843  Violin or Fiddle Instruction  Michelle Bruce  885-9224  SATELLITE SALES  Green Onion Earth Station  885-5644  TFN  White   moulded   libreglass  bathtub, $100.886-4743. ��2sr  BudRiks  NINTENDO.KW  CASSETTES-CD.  16  Classical guitar, It size, great for  small hands. Case. $125. Exc.  cond.. 886-3211. #5  61 Key Yamaha touch sensitive  keyboard. Like new. $400.  886-3643. #6ss  Yamaha Eleclone Organ B-60.  Exc. cond.. $1750. 886-9363. #5  Full size violin in case, good  cond.. $325. Electric piano.  $150,886-7075. #6  Guitar Lessons: Acoustic & electric, all ages, all levels: Irom experienced teacher just moved to  Ihe Coasl. Dan Boyes. 886-4670.  #7  Commuting student needs ride  6:20 am ferry and Irom 5:30 pm.  Mon. to Fri., Roberts Creek area.  885-3600. #7  18-20' Hardlop boat I/O. Consider any condition. 885-2544.  Mss  Wanted, neat tidy 2 to 4 bedroom  home. Between $60,000 to  $80,000. Musi be suitable lor  children. 522-3199. #5  Child's cross country boots and  skis. Size 1 or 2. Eves.,  885-4503. #6  To buy Nintendo with games.  Good cond.. reasonable.  885-1916. #6  Fish aquariums and supplies.  Reasonably priced. 886-9890. #6  Older tube type amplifiers.  Dynaco, Altec. Elco, Fisher,  Heathkil, Scott. Quad. Leak.  Marantz. Mcintosh, etc.  885-1910. #6  Square 0 Main Panel Box, 60-100  AMP. 886-3288. TFNs  Chesterfield suite. Good cond.,  886-9890. 15  Female goat, dry. 886-2673.  Pets*.  Livestock  I yr. okl. male Staffordshire Bull  Terrier. 886-4989. IS  New Homelite 240 power saw,  16" bar, $275 lirm. 885-4462.  103s  1990 Raider libreglass canopy,  fop ol the line, Ills Ford Ranger,  never used, $1400 new, sell  $800 885-5840. 103s  BUYING  and sailing  coins,' gold,  sliver,  notes.  ���������TMI  885-4888  Speed queen reconditioned  dryer, $125. 885-4529 alter 6  pm. #02sr  Pool table, exc. cond.. all accessories. 4x8. 886-4813 or  886-4845 any time. TFN  INDISPOSABLES  The best fitted cotton diaper.  Mona. 886-7844  #04  Antique Canadlana oak dining  room suite. Queen Anne style, 6  chairs, table with 2 inserts, matching sideboard bullet. $3000.  885-5667. #5  Soft pink Shirley K maternity  dress. Very classy, worn once lor  wedding, $75 OBO. 885-2747.  #6  York 2001 weight set, $175;  Baby car seat, $50; Giant angora  rabbits, hand spun sweaters &  vests, 100% angora wool  $7.50/10 gm. 885-7083. Leslie.  #6  Ladies pink diving equipment, as  new. $950 OBO. Trades  welcome. 885-3374. #7ss  Useful used floats. 300x8'. Very  reasonable, Jackie. 685-8500.  days. #6  Upgrade to AT? 40MB H.D., dual  floppies, monitor, $1500.  885-5466. #6  Apple HE computer. Duodrive.  monochrome and RGB colour  monitors, mouse. Epson printer,  joystick, software and lessons.  $1000.885-3131. #6  Seasoned firewood, split and  delivered. 885-5041. #6  AMC 304 motor & transmission,  $200,886-8912. #6  1982 Yamaha YZ80, $225 lirm.  886-2196. #5  30.06 Reminglon, $150; 1 Ml 30  cab.. $350; household sale,  $400; stereo system reel to reel  Akai. 150 watt amp., turntable  and Bose speakers. $500.  886-4903. #5  Canopy lor Suzuki pickup. $100.  885-3410. #5  Chesterfield suite, $100: poker  table. $100; rug shampooer.  $50.886-9890. #5  Firewood for sale. Students cutting firewood. $75 a pickup load.  886-3883. #5  Video camera VHS Mitsubishi &  case plus extras. $600 OBO. Call  weekends, 886-8836. IS  Balance Fashion - Leisure cotton  clothing sold through home parties. Book your party now.  886-4861. Linda. #7  Cheap white enamel metal  shower. 886-9684. 15  Kenmore deluxe gold range, self-  cleaning. $200 OBO, 883-2808.  #7  Complete hot tub set, accomodates 5-7 people. $4500.  885-5120eves. #7  Chest Ireezer. 15 cu. ft.. Sears  best quality, exc. cond., $300.  886-2830. #5  Crocheted bedspread, white  background wilh red poinsettlas;  double knit folklore alghan. royal  blue and while; reversible cable  knit alghan, denim blue; one blue  crocheted baby cover; one blue  knitted baby cover; one yellow  knitted baby cover; three knitted  pillows (orange, brown, beige).  Various original oil paintings.  Phone 886-8182. IS  Beehive supers & frames.  886-7476. IS  Computer IBM compatible w/30  meg harddrive. monitor programs  Incl., new cond., $1100  886-8356. #02sr  T A S SOIL  Mushroom Manure-Bark Mulch  Topsoll Mixed  You pick up or we deliver. Phone  885-5669. TFN  HAYHOO/bale  OMANIC POTATOES  Tr*  MMMMM^^ Coast News, February 4,1991  19.  For Sale  Nishiki expedition 18 speed,  mountain bike. Good condition.  $175.885-3790 #4s  Almost new Sears Kenmore, 12  cu.   fl.   Ireezer   $425   OBO.  886-7561.                        14s-  New   3   ton   engine  knockdown  style.   $500  $1200 885-2544.  hoist.  Cost  #4ss  Kingsize 7 piece waterbed suite.  Top quality mattress, lour poster  bed $1100. Bed only. $350.  886-3211. #5  One owner 1977 Ford pick-up Is  ton 250 camper special plus  canopy, $4000 OBO; 20' Fronlier  trailer, sleeps 5, forced-air furnace. 3 pee. bath. 2 tables,  fridge, new upholstery. $8000  OBO; Realistic MF 200 LCD lish  finder, like new, used once (sold  boat) must be seen to be appreciated, $275.886-2678.    #6  Horse manure pre-��prlng sale.  $18 per p/u or 2 lor $30.  885-9969 #6  300 amp Miller welder; 300 amp  Lin. generator; 1 hpw reversible  drill; 72 Chev. Caprice.  886-4728. #5  3 large airline kennels, $50 ea.,  885-5097. #5  Woodstove. therm, control,  $175; GE 17 2 speed washer w.  mini wash. $299: App. 7-8 cu. ft.  Danby Inglis chest treezer. $239;  Maytag avoc. dryer. $267; Viking  30" coppertone, self-clean.  stove.$359, Maytag white dryer.  $279; Inglis Liberator auto dryer.  $229; Gurney white 30" stove.  $249; Westinghouse 2 dr. 1/t  harv. gold 16 cu. in. Iridge,  $429: West, white auto, dryer.  $239; Inglis Liberator white aulo.  dryer, $257, and more, all  ream., guaranteed lor 90 days to  2 yrs. Corner Cupboard  885-4434 or 885-7897. #7  4 leg metal swing set; 2 swings,  2 passenger lawn swing, slide,  $75 lirm. 886-9363. #7  4    yr.    Moffat    4-cycle  washer/dryer, $550. 885-6183.  #7  Compuler: Macintosh SE,  2.5MB. 45 MB hard drive, large  screen, mouse, keyboard,  unlimited PDI Shareware software, $2300.886-3483.       #7  Nearly everything I own Irom furniture to antique trunk, golf bag.  stereo, boat. Interested? Call  885-2044. #7  Compact washer, spin dryer,  $250; /-drawer pine lingerie  shell. $150; 5-tier book shell.  $50.885-7376. #7  Moving Sale: 90 lb. rooting  cedar. 1x8. 2x6. 4x4; misc.  hardware: lights; propane tanks;  truck sleeper; luel tank pump:  28ft It. wilderness trailer wilh  porch. 885-7167. #5  Semi-seasoned lirewood.  $75/cord. split A delivered. For  last delivery call 883-9382.    #5  Electric hot water tank, 11 gals.,  110W. Brand new, $150 cash.  Phone 886-2086. #5  Computer like new, original  boxes, $900; printer. $100; very  sturdy kitchen fable with leal, 2  chairs. $100, large oak computer  desk. exc. cond.. $200.  886-8796. #5  BARGAINS! Toshiba colour TV,  $295; Quasar microwave oven,  $125; Sanyo portable cassette  stereo, $125. All brand new,  886-7375. #5  Chesterfield and chair, autumn  colours. Exc. cond., $300.  886-3677. #7  Oil fired boiler for home heat or  swimming pool, $500.886-3730.  #5  Toshiba microwave w/ESP,  white, .9 cu. ft., lull power,  many features, as new, $295;  Smith-Corona typewriter XL2000  spellrlght etc., used one hour,  $190; Hitachi ghetto blaster,  dubbing etc., $100; 4 - 10 gal.  aquariums w/ lops, $25 ea.;  BMX Kuwahara custom 3 spd.,  $95,886-2513. #7  15 cu. It., chest freezer, $250;  temporary hydro pole, $250;  glass grinder wilh materials,  $125; chemical toilet. $50; 2  triangle thermal windows, $100.  885-6140. 17  For Sale  Beautiful pearl necklace. 19".  Appriased $800 will sell $400.  885-5667. 17  Upright Holpoinl deepfreeze. 16  cu. ft., exc. cond.. used 4 yrs..  $350,883-1106. 15  18a.  Heavy  Equipment  BOBCAT A  MINI EXCAVATOR  FOR RENT  Attachments available  DAY. WEEK, MONTH  886-8538  TFN  72 510C John Deere tractor  backhoe. Have most bis A service records. Very reliable. $8200  OBO. 886-3910. #5  Sactettt Ironcutt A FM Shop  16' heavy duty trailer, 7500 lb  tandem axles surge brakes 4'  removable sides. $4500  885-1964, #5  CASH PAID  For Some Cars and Trucks  Dead Car Removal  Abex Used Auto Parts  and Towing  886-2020  TFN  1986 Ford Tempo $4700 OBO.  883-2906. #04sr  1985 Toyota Tercel, auto., good  cond. $6500. 885-4520. eves.  #04sr  1977 Chevy deluxe Nomad van.  captains' seats, needs work,  parts. 885-2207. #04sr  Used Camaro T-Top. $495 lor Ihe  set, with covers 886-9500  anytime. #02sr  74 Mercury station wagon, auto,  new exhaust system, new  radiator, new waler pump. Good  condition $795. 886-9500  anytime. #02sr  76Bulck2dr..P/S,P/B.auto.,  red. $750 OBO. 886-4568. #02sr  1971 Chev window van, UFIX or  for PARTS, $200 lirm. Call  1-649-4050 collect (cellular.  Rbts.Ck.|alt.2pm. TFNs  '87 Hyundai Stellar CL. charcoal  grey. 2 litre. 5 spd.. sunroof, factory mags., exc. shape. $5995.  886-9449. #5  immaculate 733I BMW. all  records Irom new. Special equipment model. $16,900, 885-5304  alter 5 pm (no GST). #5  70 Dodge Dart slant 6. Runs  well, parts avail., $600 OBO.  Phone 885-7284. TFNs  70 142 runs A parts car. 360  Ford engine A C4 trans.  886-4938. #6  1979 VW Rabbit GTI. luel injected. 5 spd.. 157,000 kms..  good shape. $2700 OBO.  886-4698. #6  71 VW Westphalia. $1600. New  rear brakes. 885-7958. Cynthia.  #6  1981 Ponliac Phoenix, good  shape, runs well. $1200. Call  after 6 pm, 886-9862. #5  1972 Econoline raised roof,  camperized van, $950; 19774x4  Chevy Blazer. $2150 OBO. Call  weekends, 886-8836. #5  Tires lor Honda Civic. 4-155R12  M&S excellent; 4 -600-12 (summer) bias. 1 - 600-12 (winter)  bias. All on rims, $125.  885-4537 #7  1986 Mercury Sable, air cond.,  power windows, V6, $8650.  885-7618. #7  1975 Plymouth Volare, S/W,  runs good, for parts, $250 OBO,  885-2604,eves, #7  1980 Dodge Omni, $900 OBO,  885-6140. #7  Sacrifice. 1967 California style  bug. New 1800cc motor; race  cam; dual Weber carbs; quick  shifter; 300 k on engine; custom  painl A mags. $2500 Firm.  885-3865. #03sr  '69 Camaro RS. Aulo, PS/PB,  Alpine Stereo, exc. cond., must  be seen, $13,000 In bills. $6500,  886-3910. 15  Batteries suitable Auto A Marine.  Deep cycle 12 volt only, $30.  886-3690. 15  75 Plymouth Fury, 4 dr., 225  slant six, aulo, runs and drives  well, $425 OBO. 886-7227.  TFN  '83 Camaro Berllnetta, PW, aulo,  T-roof, stereo. $6900.886-3382.  IS  79 Buick Skyhawk. 2 dr. HB,  new tires A battery, runs good.  $795 OBO. 886-9097 #5  73 Ford Capri. V6, 4 spd., dual  exhaust, good running cond..  $2500 OBO 885-7974. #5  76 Chev. Malibu. 4 dr.. 350  auto, 82,000 miles, runs good.  Everything works, new radials,  muffler, battery. Rusly rear  fenders are ready lor repair. Offers or trade for dirt bike orA  886-3892. #6  '81 Escort wagon. 4 cyl.. auto,  am/lm cassette. Good on gas,  $2000.886-2198. #8ss  1965 Ponliac Custom Sport. 2  dr .hardtop, rebuilt 327-350 HP.  Immac interior. $2300.  886-2694 #7ss  1970 Buick Skylark. 350cc  engine & power train in good  shape. $250,886-7564.        #5  79 Ford Fairmonl. good cond.,  64,000 km. $950 060.  886-2205. alt. 6pm. #7  1985 Ford Bronco II. Eddie Bauer  special. V6.4x4. assume financing, phone 885-6053. #7  1982 Toyota Corolla. 5 spd.. 2  tone, ps/pb,mags.. $2000 OBO.  885-3455. #7  1976 Ford F350. Hat deck, P/B,  P/S, good tires, runs well. $500.  885-4522. #7  '87 Dodge Dakota with cellular.  Make an otter. 886-8116.  #02sr-  1978 Ford F150 newly rebuilt  engine, new brakes, bait, tires.  $3000 OBO. 885-5896 eves.  #02sr  1978 Ford 150. raised root. V8,  automatic. PS, PB. $2000 OBO.  886-9626. TFN  1969 3 ton Chevy Hatdeck. exc.  run. cond.. needs inspection.  $3500.886-3001. #02sr  1984 Ford Ranger 4x4.  Mechanically sound. $6500 OBO.  885-5697. #02sr  1980 F150 Truck. 351 wilh liner.  running board, rear bumper,  sliding rear window. Automatic,  new tires, new brakes, new  shocks $5000 lirm. 886-8039.  #04sr  1980 Jeep Cherokee 4X4.  PS/PB, 360, 4 Bbl., gd. cond..  $3500 OBO. 886-8922.      #04s  1977 Chev. Van, 305-V8, rebuilt  automatic, sunroof, seats 5, good  cond. $950060.886-2111 days,  886-7520 eves. #2ss  1977 Chevy Deluxe Nomad van.  parts only 885-2207. #4ss  1983 Ford Ranger Pick-up.  4-speed.8lt.box, 120.000 km.,  $2900.886-8960. #5ss  1984 Ford Ranger 4x4.  Mechanically sound. $6500 OBO.  885-5697. #02sr  1985 Chev. Silverado 'Is ton  Samper special. Tilt/cruise, PS,  PW, PB, auto., am/fm stereo  cassette, low 70.000 km  Aluminum running boards,  canopy. $10,500.885-6355. #5  '84 Ford Ranger. New rubber.  $4200.886-3167. #5  '89 S-10 Blazer, 4x4. low kms.,  loaded. $19.200.866-3382.   #5  '80 Ford Bronco, lull size, tilt  steering, cruise control, captain  chairs, 351, auto. 4 wheel drive,  runsexc. $5500. 885-7974. #5  1988 Bronco Ltd 4x4. 302. 5  spd.. 40.000 km, running  board. $18.500.883-9362.    #5  79 GMC ft ton. VS. auto, new  battery, exhaust, good tires,  brakes. dependable  Unemployed, must sell. $2300  OBO, 886-8192. #5  84 Ford 4x4 dlesel. 886-4631.  Serious inquiries only. #5  75 Ford F250, Aulo,, PS/PB,  390 rebuilt eng . supercab,  canopy. $700.886-4522.   #7ss  '82 Mazda ft ton blue p/u.  75,000 km. minimal rust. $3700,  886-2922. #6  79 GMC �� Ton, show room condition, 886-8009, #7  '81 1 Ton Chevy 4x4 truck, 8'  box, 14' dual axle equipment  trailer. 100 gal tidy tank, $8000  OBO takes it all. Will consider  trades. 886-2949. 18  Found New Love!  Must sell good old friend. 198C  * Ton GMC 350, 4 spd. box.  Good cond., $4995 or make me  an otter. Norm, 888-7360.     15  1979 Suburban * Ton, 4 whi.  drive. $2000 OBO. 885-5070. #7  79 GMC H.ft Ton, V-8, aulo.  radials, new exbausl. HR, DT,  RW, runs good. $2150 OBO.  886-8192. 15  .. Ford 250 H.D., diesel. 5  spd., PB, air, cruise, till, PW,  PD, 2 tanks, more! 886-7013.  IBss  '87 Ford  F250,  4x4,  70.000  kms. $9800.885-5444.      IBss  Campers  1974 Prowler, good cond.. new  lurnace. $9900.885-9693.    17  18' Holidaire 73, exc. cond..  asking $4800.886-4813.  #02sr  Dodge Maxi Van De-Lux 1988.  13,368 km. Fridge, sfove. oven,  furnace, flush toilet, sink, awnings. A/C all powered. New  cond.. $29,000. 885-3789.  #04ss  1977 Chev. raised root van conversion, low miles. $6000.  883-9110. #4ss  1976 Dodge 20' motorhome.  $9500. will take trade.  883-9110. #4ss  16ft' Cygnet Travel Trailer.  Sleeps 4. Iridge. stove, sink.  Good shape, single axle. $2000  OBO, 886-2186. 15  1979 Osprey 9 It. camper. Sleeps  4. Queen bed. stove, oven. 3-way  Iridge. furnace, toilet. Exc.  cond.. $4500. 685-6355.       #5  24' RV Trailer. Exc. shape.  $3850.886-8009. 17  SECHELT I  SURVEYS LID.  captain nil Murray  M.C.M.M.C.   M.N.A.M.S.  M.A.B.Y.C.   ��� Marine  Surveyors and Consultants  H  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-30-40-50-70 HP  1989-1990 Evinrudes. Excellent  condition. Lowes Resort.  883-2456. TFN  Yes! There is a reliable local pro  pallor repair service. 885-5278,  TFN  1983 Campion 60 HP Mariner,  galvanized Highliner trailer, etc.  exc. cond.. $5900 firm.  886-8382. #04si  24' Turner Classic, mahogany  with Chrysler heml, well  equipped with or without C  licence. 883-9555. #02sr  42' Cruise-a-home house boat,  sleeps 9. exc. cond.. $29,500  OBO. 885-1943. #02sr  M.V. Blacklist!, 24' Owens, well  appointed large tish deck. Coasl  Guard inspected, moorage, parking, hydro paid till Dec/90,  featuring new Swann auto, anchor pkg., new LMS. 200 w/  Loran C, new lenders & brackets,  mooring lines, new windows,  completely relinished hull and  swimgrid. new handrails. Hush  mount Fishon rod holders (5)  FWC 318 Chrysler, 120 hrs. and  much more, $10,500. 885-7977  #02sr  22' H/T cruiser, 225OMC.VHF,  sounder, bail tank, winch, head,  sink, stove, down riggers, rod  holders, trim tabs. 425 hours,  moorage till Aug. 91. $6200  886-4690. #03st  12ft'   Boston   Whaler   style.  comes with trailer. 20 HP Merc.  $1500 lirm. 886-4733 evenings  #04sr  14' C licenced fiberglass cod  boat New motor. Call 883-9234  #02sr  30' dlsp. cruiser. 340 Chry, dual  hyd. str, live bait tank, VHF/CB.  stereo, sounder. $7950 OBO  B85-2814.885-2515        #04si  18' Sangsler 120 hp r cyl I/O  Sounder, trailer Good cond  $42500BO 886-9047      #04sr  19ft, Sangsler, 160 Johnson, ii  loader trailer; skis; life )ackels.  anchor; oars; inboard tanks plus  day tank $4500. 886-3001  #03si  11*3 comp hardwood Iloor in  llalable boat. $1100. 885-4699.  #04si  E-Z-Laadar Trailers Sales and  Service. Trades welcome.  883-1119. TFN  14ft' KAC 65 hs. Merc.  886-8361. #5  Depth Sounder Comder Model  CDM-80, paper feed wilh Hasher.  excellent condilion, $50  886-3476. #6  Kenyon alcohol stove A oven All  stainless with black glass oven  door. Complete with pressure  tank, $350.886-3476. #6  WO Sutherland Sain and Ser-  vtce. Mariner Force and Mer-  cruiser. 883-1119. TFN  Heavy duty EZLoad 18' boat  trailer. $2300 OBO. 885-7586.  #7  Two Walters V-drives. model 30  Opp. Rot 2.09 ratio. $895 pair  OBO. 886-3730. #5  20 H.P. Merc 1990 OB exc.  cond.. 100 hrs., $1350; 10' un-  sinkable dble. hull F.G. boat.  $950 (goes 40 mph w. 20H.P.);  10' all welded alum, boat like  new. loam float, v. light. $595;  Merc. OB 9.8. $450  886-2513 #7  20' Glasply cabin cruiser. 2ft  yrs. warranty on 115 hp Merc.  O/B (new last Apr., only 19 hrs.  use). Incl. 8.5 Merc, kicker, new  canvas lop. new depth sounder,  stove, icebox, bait tank.  $13.500.883-2779. #03sr  1982 21' Champion exc. shape;  economical V6 I/O: comes with  depth Under; down rigger; VHF.  Lots ot extras. Tandem axle  trailer. Will trade boat plus cash  lor building lot. $12,000.  886-9490 #2ss  1989 Paolo 20' Whaler, 1989  75 hp Mariner. Warranty $6500.  883-9110. #4ss  1981 28' Tandem boat trailer,  $1500 OBO. 883-9110.      #4ss  1987 Silverline 15' libreglass  hull. $500. 883-9)10.        #4ss  Saltwater pump. Two motor  mounts. 883-9278. 15  Batteries. Suitable auto - marine.  Deep cycle 12 volt only $30.  886-3690. #5  Northwest 21' sailboat. 4 sails,  dinetle, stove, sink, moorage al  Gibsons Marina. $6000 OBO.  885-3131. #6  Mobile Homes  2 bdrm. Atco 14x70 mobile in  Gibsons, complete with all skirling and deck to be moved, exc.  shape. $25,000 OBO. For ap-  'pointment to view call 545-1760.  #04s  1983 Double Wide. 24x52'. 3  bdrm., 2 lull balhs, fireplace,  vaulted ceilings. 4 appls., must  be moved. $65,000 OBO.  885-7455. #7  Newly renovated 40' x 11' Travel  Trailer on pad in Bonniebrook.  $19,500 lirm. 596-0634.       #5  fTwSrn  l On All 1990 i  } Lot Stock 2  $ Call Colloot 4  i 597-3322 \  4xejxaaa*BegeaeBA  1 bdrm.. 31' Komfort. 6'x12' addition, washer, dryer, located in  M.H. park in Sechelt. Walking  distance to beach, shopping,  marina, $195 pad rent. Asking  $24.5000BO. 885-2241.       #6  1971 12x66' mobile. Fully loaded, $22,500 OBO. 885-4734.  You move. #7  Motorcycles  Wanted to Rent  K  In Stock at  EN MAC  cycle  Oil Fillers. Batteries.' Tires.  Riding Gear. etc.  one Jay II 886-2031  1987 535 Yamaha Virago, exc.  cond.. 1000 kms. asking $2500  or trade. Phone 886-4690. #04sr  1980 Yamaha 650 Special. Low  mileage. $690 or trade W.H Y  883-2952 #03sr  '81 Kawi 10O0J Header, good  rubber. Like new. Fast  885-5492. #02sr  1985 CR250 dirt bike. Exc  cond.. low hours. $1400 with  gear. 886-9297 between 11 am  -3 pm. #5  1982 450cc Honda Nlghlhawk.  Very good cond.. 3000 original  kms. $950 886-8017. leave  message 18  Responsible couple (no pets.  N/S. N/D) looking for small  house or cabin. (Max. $450) Pise  call 886-2426. Miriam or Bill.  #5  Privale lurn. accom. reqd. for  responsible prof, woman. Feb.  25 lo Mar. 28. Contact Stephine  Boyd, Eagle Ridge Vet Hospital.  885-5158. fl  2 bdrm. ANYTHING for mother  and 4 A 2 yr. olds. Soon as  886-4618, 886-3845.  15  Buy or rent-to-own farm w/house  avail, immed.. 886-4938.      #6  Local N/S. N/D. family looking  for house-sitting situation lor 4-6  months while building. Rets.  885-7384. 15  PROPERTY  MANAGEMENT  SERVICES  We will  ��� Screen potential renters  ��� Do moving-in inspection  ��� Arrange for maintenance A  repairs  ��� Collect the rent A damage  deposit  ��� Disburse rent monies to  owner  ��� Do movlng-out inspection  GIBSONS  INDUSTRIAL  PARK  700 sq.ft. ol ideal commercial/light manulacturing  space, central location.  Owner may renovate for office/showroom/washrooms,  elc. Contact Steve Sawyer.  BRAND NEW  BUILDING  Ideal shop/retail/industrial  steel building in Seamounl  Park. 28'x52' with mezzanine, office, washroom,  shower and overhead crane.  Two large bay doors, easy  access, security fenced.  Contact Steve Sawyer.  Avoid ill Ihe hassles and  problems, and lor just a  pittance, call the Property  Management Expert, Steve  Sawyer it  GIBSONS  REALTY LTD.  886-2277  ADVERTISING  FOR TENANCY  New British Columbia legislation  prohibits advertising which  discriminates In the renlal of property. For example a person who  stipulates "no children" as a  condition ol rental would be in  violation of the Family Status and  Ihe Human Rights Acts. The  landlord who places the advertisement and the newspaper  which publishes it would both be  in contravention ol the legislation  and could have a complaint tiled  against them. The Coast Nam  will therefore not accept such  discriminatory ads. TFN  Roberts Creek Hall avail.,  dances, parties, weddings,  equipment rental. Yvonne  885-4610. TFN  STORAOE  Healed, pallatized, gov't approved. Len Wray's Transfer Ltd.  886-2664. TFN  Horse lovers. 3 bedroom mobile.  4 appl., woodstove, 2ft acres,  Roberts Creek. 4 Stall barn, hay  loh, riding ring. $750 mo. Feb  1st. 885-5623 alter 6 pm,  #6  Furnished or unfurnished 1  bedroom, ocean view. Granthams. Available immediately.  988-9402. TFN  Sleeping room Gibsons, waterlront home, private bath.  988-9402 TFN  Shared accomodation in large,  new house $100 week  886-8952. #6  Protestlonat Mini Storage  New Building  886-8628  #9  Brand new. 1620 sq It .3 bdrm  townhome Covered balcony. 1V?  baths., soaker tub. skylight, 6  appl, mini blinds, carport.  $1000 per month 886-4680 TFN  Near new. sunny 2 bdrm  townhome. 2 levels. 4 appl.. 1 ft  balhs. skylight, mini blinds, carport, $895 per month 886-4680  TFN  2 bdrm. view duplex on acreage,  Roberts Creek. $550 mo..  885-5713. #5  Davis Bay. 3 bdrm.. lull basement, executive home, view. No  smoking, no pets. $900.  885-9664, eves. #7  Bachelor suite. $400 plus  utilities. Clean, sunny, newly  linished. appliances, no pets.  1200 block Gower Pt. Rd. Avail.  Feb. 24th. 732-7731 or  886-7021 weekends. #7  3 bdrm. 1ft bath, Gibsons, avail.  March 1, $750.886-9826.     #5  Central Gibsons, two new 2  bdrm. suites, etc. view. 5appl..  carport, storage, Feb. I, $750*  $600.596-1669. #5  For Rent  Duns Bay. Wilson Creek Hal  Andabai. Whooichav teenies.  885-2752,885-9*63. 16  3 bdrm. house. Lower Gibsons,  all appliances. $850 per mo. incl.  hydro. 885-1968. #5  2 bdrm. lower Gibsons, all appl.  $800 per mo. incl. hydro.  885-1968 #5  West Sechelt. Avail. Feb 1st, 3  bdrm. house (upper hall). 5 appl.  Rels. reqd. 6-9pm only,  885-7622 or 266-6663. #5  Mini Storage  885-2081 #5  New 1 bdrm. house, view,  decks, lireplace. Sandy Hook.  $550 885-5771. #5  2 bdrm. home, lower Roberts  Creek Avail immed.. $600 per  mo. 885-4151 or 885-7950.    #5  Garden Bay. i bdrm. basement  suite, partially lurn. single working person, util incl.. $425.  883-9921. #5  Shared accomodation. $350 per  mo plus partial util. Christine.  886-8277 #5  Room in Gibsons family home.  N/S. no pets. $300, 886-2227.  17  Large 4 bdrm. house on acreage,  Roberts Creek. Avail. March 1.  886-3567. #5  1 bdrm. suite avail. Feb. 1.  Marine Dr.. Gibsons. $650 incl.  hydro. 886-2260-534-2056. #7  Woodcreek Park. 2250 sq II  2-level home. 5 bdrm., 3 bath.,  living room, dining room, family  room. rec. room, fireplace, ocean  view, 1-984-6095. #5  Cozy 2 bdrm. home, fireplace. 4  appl.. $650. Avail. March 1.  886-7722, pis. Ive. msg.    TFNs  1 bdrm., unfurn. $325 A hydro.  883-2661. #5  Gibsons, newly renovated, view  suite, quiet N/S, rels., $475.  254-5288. #6  2 bdrm. lurn.. view al Soames  Pt.. 3 months begin Feb. '91.  886-7829. #5  2 bdrm. apt. lower Gibsons, new  bidg. close lo shops A marina,  quiet, secure. $720/p.m.. phone  886-3420. #7  FOR RENT  1,100 to 1,400 sq. feet  in professional building  located in prime lower  Gibsons location.  Space available March 1.  886-3622  886-7255  Rltz Motel 505 Gower Point Rd..  Gibsons. Full kitchenette with  microwave, cable TV includes  Super Channel. CNN A TSN  Brand new view rooms available,  laundrelte. Daily A weekly rates  886-3343. #7  Help Wanted  Part-lime sales clerk required lor  retail shoe store. Training provided. Send or drop ott resume at  Linnadine's Shoes, Sunnycresl  Mall, S3, CI5, RR2. Gibsons  B.C. VON IVO. n  Pul AVON on every women's lips.  It's AVON'S special $1.95  Lipstick oiler Imagine selling  this easy! Become an AVON sales  dealer today. 980-7351 #5  Howe Sound  mi in mmi Maun  PULP AND PAPER  The mill is currently hearing  the completion ot a St. I  billion expansion and modernization program which will  make it a world class market  Pulp and Newsprint operation, incorporating Ihe latest  in design and technology  Current opportunities exist  lor applicants seeking a long  term tuture in operating  positions with this state ol  the art mill, starting as:  LABOURER/RELIEF  The successful applicants to  Ihese entry level positions  will be Grade 12 graduates  or equivalent and will  possess a solid work history  with a minimum ol two years  experience in an industrial  environment.  A comprehensive employee  benelit package with a starting wage ol $17.07 per  hour is oflered.  Persons meeting the  minimum qualifications  outlined above are invited to  apply by forwarding a  resume and handwrilten letter of application to the address shown below, no later  then February 8, INI.  CHipiianjW IWSllOnt  Supervisor  HOWE SOUND PULP AND  PAPER LIMITED  Port MiRon, l.C.  VON 280  Help Wanted  3 bdrm. home on 5 acres. Gibsons, avail.. Mar. 1. $650.  1-266-1501 17  Mobile home. 2 bdrm.. fully  furn.. elec. heat. NO DOGS.  886-9581 15  Housemates wanted: view house.  Granthams Landing. 1 bdrm.,  $300 or 2 for $550. Utils. incl..  mid-Feb. Call 886-9621 #7  Commuting bring you? Why not  spend week nights in turn. 2  bdrm apt w/ cozy lireplace A  cat, w/ quiet, health conscious  roomy. 10 min walk to sea-bus,  Quay, cinema, etc.. on major bus  route Non-smoking women only,  $300 per mo. Call Carrie.  983-3908 #5  Furn 1 bdrm apt. in new bldg..  Gibsons. Avail. Mar. 1.  298-5215 #6  Sleeping rooms, reduced rem.  avail immed 686-8828        tt  Bachelor suite, can also be  suitable for craft professional or  therapy area Quiet. N/S single  lemale.neg 886-4584 #5  2 bdrm. self-conl. suile. Roberts  Creek waterlront. quiet, rets..  N/S, $475. 886-4584, #5  VOLUNTEER  OPPORTUNITIES  needed to help  with slorage for a local teen  centre.  Recycling depot needs  volunteers to help with  overload.  Coordinator needed to plan  fundraising and promotional  activities.  Entertainer needed to play  piano 4-5 pm at adult care  facility.  Cnltspirion needed at adult  care facility. Tuesdays. 10  am.  For these ind mon opportunities, plana contact tin  Volunteer Action Centre  885-5881.  A service tunded by the  Ministry ol Social Services  and Housing.  Raid books lor Pay!! Up to SIM  or more per title. Call 24 hr.  recorded messige for details  1-206-298-5477 est. R25.     #7  Attention: Earn up to $800 per  week working al home. Hundreds  ol companies need your help  Amazing recorded message  reveals details. 1-206-298-8075.  #71  Certified traffic control people for  work in Woodbay area. Call  426-1945 #5  Pediatric Physiotherapist  ��� required lull-time lor home-  based Early Intervention Program  serving children Irom birth to 6  yrs. old. Must be eligible lor  membership in C.P.A. and  registered with A.P.M.P. ol B.C.  Please submit resumes by Feb.  28 to Administrator, Sunshine  Coasl Community Services Society Box 1069, Sechelt. B.C.. VON  3A0. For into.. 885-5881.      #5  Part-lime/Full-time in new laundromat Flexible hours. Call  Patricia. 885-6443. #6  The BC Courthouse Library  Society is seeking a part-time (4  hours every 2 weeks) Library  Assistant for the Sechell Law  Library. General library and  clerical dulies. High school  diploma required Library experience an asset. Forward  resume and teller ol application  by February 15. 1991 to Colleen  Harper, B C. Courthouse Library  Society. 800 Smithe Street. Vancouver.B.C.. V6Z2E1. #5  Kiwanis Village Care Home. Corrected job posting. Part-lime  maintenance/utility position  Hours ol work 4 daily. Monday  ���Friday Salary as per collective  agreement Job to start Feb  21st. 1991 Applications will be  accepted until Feb I4lh to Mrs  M Schoelei. Adminislrator     #6  Part-time help needed in privale  greenhouse Plant culture needed Senior prelerred. 886-2927  #7  Part-lime secretary duties. Mondays A Fridays, bookkeeping an  asset, invoicing, answering  telephone, elc. 886-8174.     16  Person with car tor part-lime light  delivery work. 886-9503.       #5  New Opportunity  Make S200-S500 Plus Per Week  Now! Assemble our puducls  Free 24 hr. recorded inlo. gives  details. 623-2011, 520-6444,  520-0435. 520-0103 or  520-0430. 18  De Dutch Pannekoek House is  opening yet another of its famous  breakfast restaurants. II you are  reliable, have pride in yourself,  committed to 100% customer  satisfaction and are available to  work between 6:00 A.M. and  3:30 P.M. any day ot the week  Ihen you have the basic qualifications to become part ot our family  team. We will be accepting applications lor dining room and kitchen stall between 6:00 P.M.  and 8:00 P.M. Apply in person  only at 895 Sunshine Coast  Hwy., Behind Cedars Pub,  Thurs., Feb. 7th. 15 20.  Coast News, February 4,1991  Help Wanted  Agile, active, positive person with  sense ot humour for yard work A  maintenance ot private residence  Must drive 4 days. Mon.  -Thurs.. N/S, N/D. begin Mar.  1/91. For interview call  885-2028 #7  Part-time babysitting available in  my home 3-6 yrs. 885-5466. #6  Babysitter needed for 20 mos. old  child 2 days/week. 3-4 hours.  Contact 886-8976. #6  Full-Time Salesperson  Building Supplies  Continuing business growth  has created an opportunity  lor the right person to join  our inside sales lorce  WE REQUIRE:  - knowledge ot hardware  and building supplies  ��� experience using com-  puler terminals and POS  equipment.  - a person who enjoys  customer service and  meeting   the   public  - a person willing to work  weekends.  WE OFFER  - a competitive wage and  bcnclils package based  on experience  ��� a pleasanl working environment with friendly  staff and customers  To apply, phone or write to  Store Manager  A.C. Building Supplies  P.O. Box SS  Madeira Park, B.C.  VON 2H0  883-8851  Wanted - Experienced bookeeper  lor small business. Duties include  A/P, A/R. G/L Payroll and  general oflice duties. Apply Harbour Publishing. Box 219.  Madeira Park. VON 2H0,      ���  29.  Business &  Home Services  Ciiwtoni Sewing  & Alterations  by qualified tailor  Fabric, fur &. leather.  For Appointment  please coll 886-3175  Alter 5 pm call SS6-769-)  29.  Business &.  Home Services  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD.  Topping - Limbing - Danger Tree  Removal.  Insured.  Guaranteed  Work. Free estimates. 885-2109.  TFN  Siding And/Or Soffit  Vinyl, cedar, aluminum. New or  renovation construction. Quality  Workmanship Guaranteed. Lenn  Joyner, cellular 657-9877. Eves.  886-2616. #5  Lawn A Garden Can  Low Spring Rates. We have:  mowei. brushsaw. chainsaw,  seeder. A friendly neighbour you  can count on. Gift certificate  available. Call Lorraine or Bill.  885-9041 #7  Need i break? Housecleaning  Have it all done when you get  home Windows ot ovens too1 Excellent relerences. 886-8735. #7  PRUNING: bed preparation,  maintenance, design A installation Call Diane. 886-4557      #7  BVR Renovations Top quality  work al low prices Experts in all  lypes ol renovations Drywall  electrical, plumbing, traming, additions, suites. All work  guaranteed Phone 886-8667.  ask lor B'enl #5  Lady available lor house cleaning.  Prolessional work, everything included   in   price.   Relerences  available, call Jean. 886-8667.  #5  Kitchens A Bathrooms  Complete renovations, large or  small, custom cabinets.  Estimates 885-3259 #7  Structural and misc. sleel dialling (slandard A autocad) 18 yrs.  experience. 1-465-1124 collect.  #10  CwbtH Howe wM  HOUSE SITTING  & PET CARE  Bronchai Coast to Cooir  Sharon   885-2228  Fully qualified builder relocating  to Gibsons area early '91. High  quality, very creative, custom  homes to small contract, large or  small we do il all. Call collect  evenings only. Paul,  ^04-376-4961. #5 |  Gardener new to Sunshine Coast.  Available for lull garden  maintenance, pruning A landscaping. Phone 885-4886.     #5  Experienced carpenter available  tor framing, renovations and  finishing. Have references. John  Jensen. 885-4796. #5  High Peak Construction Ltd..  John Deere 450 cat. 6-way blade,  expo in all work areas. Call Ron,  885-3768. #5  Bod & Denis Renovations, additions, welding, decks & painting.  One call will do it all. 885-3617.  #5  ARE YOUR GUTTERS GRUNGY?  II ihey are or you're not sure,  then call 885-6140. #5  Pruning Iruit trees, hedges and  shrubs by expert  commercial  grower. Lew Truscolt, 885-7941.  #5  Renew your Home for a fair price  and a guaranteed job call  Carpenter 885-7933 and we'll  talk building. 885-7933.  #6  The Root Doctor  All   types   of   re-rooting and  repairs.   Oyer   30   years experience    Reasonable and  guaranteed  885-4190 #6  Work Wanted  Framing crew available, ait  equipped. Phone aft. 6pm.  886-7830. TFN  Carpenter avail, lor renovation,  additions, repairs. Relerences.  Call Stewart al 885-6140.      #6  Carpentry, renovations, additions: retaining walls, patios,  tiberglassing. W.H.Y. call Tom,  886-7652. #8  Handyman,   minor  plumbing  repairs a specialty. 883-9278.  #5  18 year old. willing to do  anything. Happy to work in rain  or snow. Has drivers and divers  licence. Phone Lee, 885-4666,  885-3611 message. #5  H������,e PROFESSIONAL  STEAM CLEANING  Carpels ,��.-,  Upholstery  POWEHFUL TRUCK-MOUNTED  EQUIPMENT  BESI POSSIBLE RESULTS  CHERISHED  CARPET CARE  886-3823  ��� DIVISI0H OF KEN KVSIES  t SON FLOOnCOVEMMOS  All your construction A renovation  requirements. Call Stelan lor  estimate. 886-3792 #6  Experienced orchardist wishes to  prune your Iruil trees. Free  estimates. 885-7906. #5  HANDYMAN: Carpentry, drywall,  painting, hauling. Satislaction  guaranteed. Alan, 886-8741  evenings. #6  Quality Renovation A linishing. 17  yrs. experience. Doors, casing,  baseboard, chair rail, recessed  panel wainscoating. false beams,  built-in units, window sills,  custom laminating, crown  molding. Relerences avail. Phone  Bill Skelcher. 886-4533.       #6  NEED YOUR HOME CLEANEObut  don'l have the time? Reliable A  honest lady will doit lor you. Call  Darlene. 886-2616. #6  Work Wanted  Home Renovations: Rooting,  remodelling, repairs, painting,  reasonable and guaranteed. Call  Lome at 885-4190. #6  Rubbish removal, window cleaning, brushcutting. rolohlling.  yard maintenance, etc. Skip's  Maintenance Service. 885-2373.  #6  Sound Construction. Residential,  commercial construction: renovations and additions. Free  estimates. 886-2835. #6  Mechanical, carpentry repairs,  quality work al discount prices.  885-4522. #6  Painting cleanups, no job too  small 885-4733. #7  Custom built outdoor and indoor  lurniture and retinishing.  883-9199. #7  Carpenter/Contractor available  lor renovations, additions, decks.  Btad Benson. 886-2558        #7  Experienced house cleaning,  Gibs. ��� Rbts. Ck pret Exc. rets  avail. 886-3368 #7  CHARGE-A-CAB  The Sunshine Coast  Cab Co. Ltd.  NOW provides eamm  VISA SERVICE \J%m>  Child Care  Caregiving as s career: Interested  In becoming a caregiver in youi  home or the home ol a child?  Contact North Shore Day Care  Registry. 885-6323. #7  Fun loving exp. babysitter avail,  in Langdale/Gibsons area. Lots  of rels. $4 per hour. Please call  Kim, 886-7831. #5  NEWI  Funshine Daycare opening March  1, 1991. Small group care for  preschool children. Call Ginnie  Weslon. 886-3377 #6  Molly Mouse Daycare spaces  available. 18 months lo school  age. Fun tilled caring environment with ECE certified stall.  #31  Part-lime babysitting available in  my home. 3-6 yrs. 885-5466. #6  Babysitter needed for 20 mos. old  child. 2 days/week. 3-4 hours.  Contact 886-8976. #6  Will babysit in my home. Loving  care. Gibsons. 886-2227 alter  Feb. 6. #7  Mothers interested in forming  small playgroup (3-4 kids) lor 2-4  yr. olds, phone Cindy, 886-7375.  #5  32.  Business  Opportunities  For Sale Dickie Dee  In Cream Diet.  Step van. skooter and spare  parts, 5 Ireezers. Summer gross  sales, $40,000, All tor $9000.  Call 885-2044. #6  Wanted: 3 people with supervisory skills lor part-time  management opportunity,  without interfering with present  job. Bonus, car. travel benelits,  Mavis, 885-7464, eves.       #5  Take note that application has  been made to the Motor Carrier  Commission tor an increase in  larrllt rales. Changes may be examined at the oflice of the applicant. Subject to the consent ol  Ihe Motor Carrier Commission,  the proposed etlective date Is  March 1st. 1991 Any objections  may be filed wilh the Superlnten  danl ol Motor Carriers, 4240  Manor SI . Burnaby, B.C.. V5G  3X5, on or belore Feb. 15th  1991. Peninsula Transport. 2961  Norand Ave . Burnaby. BC. V5B  3A9. #5  ^a��_   OTHSUlMHA  fjfflfc    ViHousw0  QC dfaENMENT  CMHcrtlSCHL  Helping to house Canadians  NON-PROFIT HOUSING PROGRAM  PROPOSED 1991 UNIT ALLOCATION  The British Columbia Housing Management Commission invites  Non-Protit sponsors to submit proposals for the design, construction  and management of housing for families or senior citizens/older  singles. These developments should be limited to 40 units���plus  additional units for people with disabilities ��� lor family projects, and  100 units for senior citizen/okler single projects.  f99f PROPOSED ALLOCATIONS  B.C. Housing has allocated units to these geographic areas:  Lower Mainland Seniors 230  Vancouver Downtown*  Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley  Sunshine Coast, Howe Sound  Lower Mainland Families 500  Vancouver Island Seniors 100  Vancouver Island Famines 380  Balance ot Province (Families A Seniors) 200  Total 1280  ��� Lying west ot Clarke Drive and north ol Terminal Avenue ���  False Creek, including Ihe West End. /Sponsors may submit  proposals lor all. or a portion ot the units in any ol these  areas.)  B.C. Housing will receive SEALED PROPOSALS clearly marked  "PROPOSAL CALL FOR NONPROFIT RENTAL HOUSING  (FAMILY OR SENIOR CITIZEN/OLDER SINGLE), (GEOGRAPHIC AREA)" up to 2:00 p.m. on TUESDAY, MARCH 19,  1991. at one ol these offices:  B.C. HOUSING - B.C. HOUSING -  LOWER MAINLAND VICTORIA  #1701 ��� 4330 Kingsway #201 -3440 Douglas Street  Burnaby, B.C. V5H 4G7 Victoria, B.C. V8Z 3L5  Telephone: 433-1711 Telephone: 382-6127  B.C. HOUSING-INTERIOR REGION  290 Nanaimo Ave.. West 305-Scotia Bank Building  Penticton. B.C. 1488 4th Avenue  V2A1N5 Prince George, B.C. V8Z 3L5  Telephone: 493-0301 Telephone: 562-9251  B.C. HOUSING WILL NOT RECEIVE LATE SUBMISSIONS,  and reserves the right to reject any or all of the submissions. B.C.  Housing may revise the unit allocation, depending on the response  to the proposal call. Sponsors may request a list of all the  proposed project locations and sponsors, alter the proposal call  closing date.  Proposal Call Documenls are available at the addresses  listed above, on Monday, January 28,1991.  SOCIAL HOUSING ASSISTANCE IS JOINTLY FUNDED BY  THE FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENTS.  BC**    Canada  NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPLY  FOR A DISPOSITION OF CROWN LAND  In Ihe Vancouver Land Title District.  Take notice that Sakinaw Properties Ltd.. 208 International  Plaza. 1999 Marine Drive: North Vancouver, British Columbia, intends to apply for access for private lands generally  situated on Ihe south shore ol Sakinaw Lake, north of D.L.  3678. of the following lands: A road allowance generally  centered on Ihe following alignment. From a point A. 261m  + /- east ol the North West corner of D.L 3678 a distance ol  112m +/- in a direction 22 degrees +/- Wesl ol North;  thence a distance ol approximately 90m + /- along an arc oi  radius 100m to a point B, 85m +/- along a bearing of 3  degrees +/- East of North, thence a distance of approximately 105m +/- along an arc ol radius 70m lo a point C  95m + /- along a bearing of 118 degrees +/- West ol  North, thence 75m +/- along a bearing ol 165 degrees  + /- West of North to a point D; thence 125m along an arc ol  radius 100m to a point E being 120m +/- along a bearing ol  122 degrees +/- West ol North thence 20m to a Point F  along a bearing ol 93 degrees +/- West of North being a  point on the property line wilh Block A, 18m +/- north ol  Ihe North West corner of D.L. 3678.  The purpose lor which Ihe disposition is required is access to  the remainder ol D.L. 3681 and to Block A D.L. 3681 and Lots  1 through 16. Plan 10000 and Lot 17 Plan 10795 and Lot 19  Plan 7579 all ol D.L. 3661 N.W.D.  Comments concerning this application may be made to the oflice ol Ihe Senior Land Officer #401 - 4603 Kingsway, Burnaby, B.C.. V5H 4M4, Telephone 660-5500.  BCYCNA  BRITISM  COLUMBIA  UNPVUKON  COMMUNITY  NEWSPAPERS  ASSOCIATION  BLANKET CLASSIFIEDS  $195  lot 29  These ads appear In more than 100 community newspapers in B.C. end Yukon  end reach more than 3 million readers. W-70 ea* actional word  TO PLACE AN AD CALL THIS PAPER OR BCYCNA AT (604) 669-9222.      Qj|| (ne CoiSt NOW! It 885-  BULOWQ SUPPLIES  DOORSI WINDOWSI Interior  and exterior wood, metal and  French doors, wood windows,  skylights. MOREI Call colled to  WALKER DOOR and WINDOW  h Vancouver al(604)266-1101.  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  START YOUR OWN IMPORT/  EXPORT business, oven spare  lima. No money or experience.  Since 1046. Free brochure:  Wade World Trade, ord Cdn.  Small Business Inst., Dept. 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Minialry ol  Transportation  and Highways  PUBLIC NOTICE  Ghanga Ot Road Mamaa  Tata Miles that tt ie the lirtaetkw it the Ministry it Trinioer-  lilion ind Highways, far ttw lata at consistency In read pat-  ferns and houn numbering, la effect the following read nam  A) All thai portion ol Lockyer Road In D.L.'s 1318,1319.  1320. and 2631 Irom Ihe Sunshine Coasl Highway  north then east to the intersection wilh Hansen and  Roberts Creek Road is intended to be changed lo  Hansen Road.  B) All that portion of Roberts Creek Road in D.L. 2631  from the Sunshine Coast Highway north to the intersection with Hansen and Lockyer Road is intended  lo be changed lo Lockyer Road.  Pirions who miy bin valid objections ti this proposal in Invited to express Ihi lime in writing to thil Ministry it P.O.  Box 740, Gibsons, B.C. VON IVO before February IS, 1991.  T.M. Forsyth.  Dislrict Highways Manager  lor: The Ministry ol Transportation and Highways  NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPLY  FOR A DISPOSITION OF CROWN LAND  In Land Recording District ol New Westminster, and situated  at Lot 3. Secret Cove.  Take notice lhal John Yeoman. 15525 ��� 92 Avenue, Surrey,  B.C.. waterprooler, Intends lo apply for a licence ol occupation of the lollowing described lands; Unsurveyed loreshore  fronting Lot 3, District Lol 4661, PL 12912, Group 1, N.W.D.  The purpose for which this disposition is required is private  boat moorage facilities.  From a point of commencement (P.O.C.) at the Mean High  Water Mark (MHWM) at the boundary of Lot 3 and Lot 4;  thence N.23g26'E for 30.48 metre; thence S.65��41'E lor  15.24 metres; thence S.23��26'W lor 28 melres: thence  north-west to the P.O.C.  Tinders lor Health Can Addition  Pender Harbour and District  Health Centre Society will seek  tenders from General Contractors  lor an addition lo their existing  bui,ding in Madeira Park.  The work will be single storey  wood frame, similar to the existing and approximately 2100  sq. ft Tenders will be for a complete building. Subcontractors  will be asked to bid lo the General  Contractors. Plans will be ready  for Issue In mid-February, and  construction would proceed immediately following tender acceptance  Contractors wishing lo submit  lenders are asked lo call Charles  Paine. 883-2592 or write Box  175. Garden Bay, VON ISO.    16  How  to be  a Local  Hero  Imagine a Canada  where pciplc make .iviltg  an important p.in r>t their  livo. Where they plan  how mini, lllCy .'.!" Hiv,'.  in lime and in money.  Where thtii dnr'twait  tn b,' atkeil n> help. Imagine  the reward* ol kerne,  oneof thuiepeople. Be  .1 Local Hero,  I Submissions to the NOTICE BOARD are welcomed.  I Please ensure only one submission is made for each  I event. Thankyou.  1 Monday, February 4th, 1991  I Gibsons Business and Professional Women's - 6  I pm tonight at Bonniebrook Lodge, dinner at 6:45 pm. Guest  | speaker, Mrs. Osaka speaking about Japanese women. For  | details phone 886-2552.  | Tuesday, February Sth, 1991  | Post-Natal Class - at Sechelt Health Unit, 7 to 9 pm, everyone  I welcome. To register call Sue Lehman, 885-7930.  ��� Gibsons Teen Outreach Society - Come and join us for an informal  J meeting al the Marine Room at 7:30 pm. Contact Jan, 886-8918,  J Anne, 886-7038 or Louise, 886-3452 for further Information.  I Life Drawing -10 am, Art Centre, Sechelt. Call 885-5412 for fur-  I ther information.  I Art Rental - 2 - 5 pm, Arts Centre, Sechelt. Call 885-5412 for fur-  | ther information.  | India Slide Show - with Canada World Youth. 8 pm, Arts Centre,  ��� Sechelt. Call 885-5412 for further information. Admission free,  ! everyone welcome.  I Wednesday, February 6th, 1991  ��� Breast Feeding Support Group - is hosting an informal Information  , evening, 7:30 pm at Chatelech, Room 102. Fee by donation only.  Babes welcome.  Film 'Roger & Me' -1989 - Arts Centre, Sechelt al 8 pm. Call  885-5412 for further information. Admission $4.  Thursday, February 7th, 1991  Sunshine Coast Hospice and Palliative Care Services -Information  Evening, 7 pm at the Lutheran Church, Davis Bay (Hwy. 101 al  Whittaker).  Sunshine Coast Equestrian Club - General Meeting, Roberts Creek  Elementary, 7:30 pm. Video shown -everyone welcome.  Saturday, February 9th, 1991  Child's Improv Classes- B weeks starting today. $85. Call  Rockwood Centre al 885-2522 for further information.  The Annual Festival of the Written Arts - Four-in-One-Sale. A  Garage Sale, Vintage Art Sale, Book Sale and Fabulous Fashions  Sale all rolled into one big sale! In the Rockwood Centre North  Wing from 10 am to 2 pm.  Sunday, February 10th, 1991  Vancouver Symphony Trio - 2 pm, Twilight Theatre, Gibsons.  $12.50 admission. Call 886-2324 for further information.  Sunshine Coast Stamp Club - meets at 7:30 pm at the Rockwood  Centre and every 2nd Sunday. All ages welcome.  Monday, February 11th, 1991  Save Georgia Strait - Public Information Meeting, 7:30 pm,  Roberts Creek School Library. Laurie MacBride will present a slide  show. Free Admission - everyone welcome! For further Information call 885-7143. Refreshments.  Year 2000 - discussion group for parents and members of public  interested in talking about how the new curriculum will effect  children. 7:30 pm, Rockwood Lodge Dining Room, Sechelt.  Sechelt Preschool's General Matting - 7:30 - 8:30pm, bring your  coffee mug.  Sunshine Coait Weavers & Spinners Guild - regular meeting, 7:30  pm at 718 Franklin Rd., Gibsons. Guests welcome. <Lett��,t!L to- the, CdJtot  Peace supported, anti-Americanism deplored  Coast News, February 4,1991  Support for forces  21.  Editor:  As Canada provides troops  and planes to the United Nation's war in the Middle East, a  certain segment of our population equates this conflict as sup-  porting some kind of  "American Imperialism". This  type of association can only cast  doubt on the true motives of  those who march for peace.  Do we know of any society  where a police force is not required to keep the peace? At  one time the police were called  "peace officers". As this is  being written a hostage incident  is taking place in Vancouver  and police with drawn guns are  trying to restore the peace. Do  we say "don't shoot" when  somebody begins to take the  lives of others?  The UN is a body of nations  who no doubt should have their  own police force instead of  depending upon certain member  states to step forward. If  Canada wishes to be part of the  UN and establish and maintain  their reputation of "Peacekeeper" then we should have  been the first to Kuwait and  with drawn guns order Saddam  to leave. If the casualties do  come, we can then honour our  dead who died in the "line of  duty" protecting the peace of  the World. Or, do we crawl into  our shells and come out only  when others have done the job  for us?  There are few people in a  democratic society who preach  war and would not prefer peace.  However, when we join a  parade of people whose  organizers have the sole purpose  of vilifvina our neighbours to  the South, one begins to wonder  as to the motives. I have a hard  time believing that they believe  Saddam to be the righteous  leader for them to follow; yet,  the association is there. If so,  then those are the people who  do not believe in peace but in  war as long as the issue can be  convoluted into anti-  Americanism.  Yes, I believe in peace. No, I  will not march with you. The  goal of peace has been clouded  by other subversive issues. If  you wish to be anti-American  that is your prerogative but do  not couple that with a desire for  peace. If it is the Socialist state  that you march for, their  records have been anything but  peaceful. Peace yes, but count  me out when it comes to these  other purposes.  John Burns  Sechelt  Editor:  We of the local peace group  support our fellow Canadians in  the armed forces. Because they  want to defend our country,  which includes all of us, they  are risking their health and  lives. We respect and appreciate  this. We have a special concern  for the families of people on active military service. Many of us  are veterans and their families.  Support, as seen by people in  the peace movement, is not just  sending lots of supplies, and  more people, and words of encouragement, in an uncritical  reaction.   We   believe���our  elected representatives did not  try hard enough to prevent this  war; nor did those of other  countries and���if they wish,  these governments can call a  ceasefire, get down to sincere  negotiation, and achieve an Iraqi withdrawal from Kuwait.  We are urging this course by  every democratic means we  know. This is our way of giving  honest, practical support to  Canada's armed forces, and  everyone being killed and  maimed in the Persian Gulf.  Iris Griffith  Chair, Sunshine Coast  Peace Group  Memo from Les  Editor's Note: TheJollowing  letter  to  the  PubBtwr  was  received for publication.  Dear John:  Just a word to compliment  you on your inclusion of "Low  Sky" in your last issue. You  must take some solace in the  realization that the Coast News  is almost the only particle of the  Canadian media with the  acumen to print such a timely  message.  Through a unique sense of  metaphor and personification,  Emily Dickenson presented the  world with a new language to  express her wonder at the  phenomena of life. Only with  extreme reluctance would she  have included "like us" with  "low", "mean", "narrow",  and "complain" as her appraisals of nature's mood on an  inclement wintry day.  Les Peterson  "Creatliti our Future"  SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 46  invites you to attend an  informational forum  on the  ���    PIKES  SJfflContractor Supply  V  . ~-^AV  Ulc-Js ��� Anlllr.l, ���,..!   IV.!., hi,I,   ,..   I,   ,  YEAR 2000  INTERMEDIATE  PROGRAM  (presently (mules  l-l()|  POLYQUIP - construction & industrial equipment  RULE - cutting & coring supplies  STOW - concrete & compaction equipment  SUREFLAME - torches & heaters  TREEN - safety products  UCAN - fastening systems  WACKER - construction equipment  A.E.G. - power tools  BOMAG - compaction equipment  ECHO - outdoor power equipment  FLEX OVIT - grinding & cut off wheels  GEHL - excavators, loaders, forklifts  KANGO ��� hammers & drills  MILWAUKEE- electric power tools  Ml-T-M - hot & cold pressure washers  ����������������    WE DELIVER    ����������������  lor more information oi local sales, please call  Clarke - 886-8538  OR  Vancouver Toll Free    1 800-667-1432  Sales * Seivice " Rentals 'Paris  redne��day, February 6th, 19$]  Chatelech Secondary School  7:30 p.m. ��� 9:30 p.m.  Further information is available from your  local school principal or school board office  ���swe'e.  % D\V  -  '    ��#    I  Sunshine Coast Regional District  BULLETIN BOARD  '0 Box 800 VON 3A0  885-2261  ���iKrr  Upcoming  Meetings:  Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee  Tuesday, February 5th at 6:45 p.m.  West Howe Sound Recreation  Facilities Commission  Wednesday, February 6th at 7:30 p.m.  in the Marine Room in Gibsons  Arts Liaison and Support Committee  Friday, February Sth at 2:00 p.m.  Provincial Emergency Program  Thursday, February 14th at 3:00 p.m.  Regular Board  Thursday, February 14th at 7:30 p.m.  CHAIRMAN'S OFFICE HOURS  Chairman Peggy Connor is In the Regional  District office and available for public inquiries  most days during our regular business hours.  Mrs. Connor would like all residents to feel free to  contact her by phone or to meet with her in  person. Please call her at 685-2261 if you would  like to arrange a meeting.  Annual Flushing Program  We are commencing our annual flushing program  from February 4th to 8th in the Roberts Creek and  Wilson Creek 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  CANADA  PROVINCE of  BRITISH COLUMBIA  To all to whom these presents shall come -  WHEREAS under the provisions of section 767 of  the Municipal Act, the Sunshine Coast Regional  District was incorporated by Letters Patent  Issued on January 4,1967:  AND WHEREAS by section 769 of the Municipal  Act on the recommendation of the Minister of  Municipal Affairs, the Lieutenant-Governor in  Council, by the issue of Letters Patent, redefine  the boundaries of an electoral area or eliminate  an existing area:  AND WHEREAS, with the concurrence of the  Regional Board of the Sunshine Coast Regional  District, it is deemed appropriate to redefine the  boundaries of Electoral Areas A, B, D, E and F and  to eliminate Electoral Area C:  AND WHEREAS under section 769(3)(c) of the  Municipal Act, on the recommendation of the  Minister, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council may  amend the voting unit of a regional district:  NOW KNOW YE THAT by these presents We do  order and proclaim that on, from and after the  date hereof the Letters Patent of the Sunshine  Coast Regional District be amended by striking  out in Appendix A the boundary description of  Electoral Areas A, B, C, D, E and F and  substituting therefore the amended boundary  descriptions for Electoral Areas A, B, D, E, and F:  Take notice that the above is a synopsis of the  Supplementary Letters Patent dated November 9,  1990 redefining the boundaries of Electoral Areas  A, B, D, E and F of the Sunshine Coast Regional  District and altering the voting unit and that Electoral Area C be dissolved.  And take notice that the full Supplementary Letters Patent may be inspected at the Regional  District Office, 5477 Wharf Road, Sechelt, B.C.  during regular office hours and that the synopsis  is not intended to be and Is not to be understood  as an Interpretation of the Supplementary Letters  Patent.  LAND DISPOSITION  In Land Recording District of New Westminster  and situated near Roberts 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 Roberts  Creek and more specifically described as:  Commencing at the south west corner of Lot 10,  Plan 5157, District Lot 810, Group 1, N.W.D., being  a point on the high water mark of the Strait of  Georgia; thence, southwesterly, along a line  parallel to and 300 metres perpendicularly distant  from the high water mark of the Strait of Georgia,  to a point on the southwesterly prolongation of  the east boundary of Lot 3, Block 7, Plan 7188,  District Lot 1317; thence north easterly, along a  straight line to the south east corner of said Lot 3,  being a point on the high water mark of the Strait  of Georgia; thence, southeasterly along the said  high water mark to the point of commencement.  The purpose for which the disposition is required  is parkland and beach access for general recreation purposes.  Comments concerning this application may be  made to the office of the Senior Lands Officer,  Ministry of Crown Lands Regional Office, #401  -4603 Kingsway St. Burnaby, B.C. V5H 4M4. Quote  Crown Lands File #2405216.  Appucrvrirx  L.  80S  I  sc onsi*  s retr* i r 22.  Coast News, February 4,1991  "Lack of adequate services"  Toxic waste disposal still enigma  by Stuart Burnside  In ihe nexl couple of years  "toxic taxis" may collect hazardous waste from the Sunshine  Coasl, bin���as of yet���nothing  is in place lo either collect or  sfore any such material.  The provincial government  estimates that BC generates  100,000 tonnes of hazardous  waste annually. According to  government reports, there are  currently 400,000 tonnes of  hazardous material (four years  worth) awaiting disposal in provincial storage units.  Ihe Sunshine Coast's contribution to that total is largely  unknown, because very little is  done here regarding the collection or storage of hazardous  waslc, and no local government  bodies lake responsibility for it.  According to Sig Lehman,  Superinlendani of Public  Works for Ihe SCRD, Ihe  regional landfill is nol authorized lo accept any form of  "...Hazardous waste;  ...Chemicals which create  hazardous working conditions;  ...waste oil or petroleum pro-  duels; ...etc."  Lehmann said the dump does  lake old tires���often regarded  as toxic because of their  chemical composition���but  gives or sells them to contractors who burn ihe tires to maintain the large fires often found  on land clearing operations.  "Most of the large timber fires  you see will have a tire or two in  their centres," said Lehmann.  Simply put, the lires may be  toxic, but burning them seems  to be acceptable.  Lehmann was asked who  ultimately was responsible for  the collection of hazardous  substance, if not the dump. He  said he wasn't sure. He suggested it be the responsibility of  the people who own the  substances.  Lehmann's���"I'm not  sure"���response to the question  was echoed by other local  government sources.  Alderman Peggy Wagner,  Sechelt's Chairman of the Environment Committee,  acknowledged both the lack of  adequate collection services and  ihe "real need" to have a collection program installed. She added, however, that to provide  weekly collection of hazardous  waste would be "excessively expensive."  Wagner noted thai more  public awareness was needed lo  make the issue a focal point.  Conservation Officer Doug  Pierce, of the Ministry of the  Environment (the ministry actually responsible for toxic  waste at the present time) said  his ministry is "...reluctant to  collect the waste because once  it's collected, it becomes our  responsibility."  Pierce said people with small  amounts of hazardous waste  (bleach, insecticides, paint thinner, etc.) could take their waste  to a collection centre in Surrey  but that larger quantities needed  more effort. He mentioned  Elphinstone Secondary School  which is currently in possession  of numerous barrels of formaldehyde. The toxic preser  vative must be transported to a  chemical redemption centre in  Richmond at a cost to the  school of $750 a barrel,  courage a reduction in the  amount of hazardous waste being produced by residents."  ing produced by residents.'  The transporting of hazardous waste was a subject  broached at a recent Transportation Committee meeting. A  recommendation was made that  a letter be drafted and sent to  NEW?  Coast  Baby  Bride or bride to be  Have we visited YOU yet?  We have Gifts to welcome you.  CALL US!  Helen Milburn 886-6676    Ruth Bulpit 885-5847  Nan Nanson    886-3416    Rosemarie Cook 885-5821  As for burning old lires,  Pierce said he was "not impressed; rubber lires contain  large amounts of PCBs and  other harmful substances." He  said ihe government's attitude  has been lo allow the burning by  contractors because it's seen as  a "one shot deal, it's nol done  everyday (by the same contractor)." Figures as to how many  contractors are involved in ifiis  practice were unavailable.  Discussion on the possibility  of weekly hazardous waste pickups for the Sunshine Coasl have  been held by government bodies  in the past. According to a  document obtained by the  Coast News, the issue was  discussed at a June I, I990  meeting of the Sunshine Coast  Environmental Task Force.  Resulting from the meeting  was Ihe decision to "...move  with caution. It may be belter to  educate the community about  hazardous waste and to encourage a reduction in Ihe  amount of hazardous waste be-  GARAGE  SALE  YfrejaW^Art Qlaabracht aa himself and atarrlng  ���4r   "ALTERNATIVE - UA  *��� ^^ aa your one-stop finishing atora f% J  with a larga caat of savings.  18 x 30  Bathroom Vanity  Complete with top  *8000 1 only  36" Mahogany Cafe  Door  $2000,only  ********  Formica Cuttings  99<ca  2'x4'      Reg. $3.98  Lattice Panels  1<x8'.��2����ea  2'x8'.$4����tM  Deckote  Decfc Coating  *1 500/4 L  Reg. $36.00  4xB Plastic  Laminate  *1500/sheet  Assorted Colours  Clidden Ext. Latex  House Paint  *' this  ���x  $24ooM L  Reg. $43.99  s'ore lt.  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Committee Chairman Gordon Wilson cited barrels of  waste oil piling up on the  government wharf in Pender  Harbour because it was too expensive to have shipped to Vancouver. A prior letter to the  Committee from BC Ferries indicated an unwillingness to provide the requested service,  claimed that there already existed private transportation to  handle such substances. The  Corporation stated they "...had  no intention of competing with  the private sector..."  The only note of optimism  to be found in the current situation may come from the provincial government. Six months  ago a new provincial corporation���British Columbia's  Hazardous Waslc Management  Corporation (BCHWMC)  ��� was seated to try lo deal with  ihe growing problem of hazardous and toxic wastes.  The BCHWMC���still in the  organizational stages���would  take over from the Ministry of  the Environment and assume  full responsibility for the collection and storage of hazardous  wastes on a province-wide basis.  According to Brian  Johnston, a spokesman for  BCHWMC, the new corporation hopes to have "toxic taxis"  in place in rural areas sometime  in the next two-three years. The  "toxic taxis" concept would  provide hazardous waste collection and transportation from  areas like the Sunshine Coast,  as well as provide storage for  the accumulated waste.  Johnston said that eight  storage sites for hazardous  waste have been set aside in BC,  with more lo be created as demand increases.  Johnston said that one of the  main focuses of the corpora-  lion���aside from collecting and  storing waste���will be to  "educate the public" on hazardous waste by suggesting nontoxic alternatives to given products and providing ideas for  the secondary use of hazardous  products once they have  satisfied their original function.  When asked about the end  result for the stored waste,  Johnston said some would be  burned, some buried, some  could be recycled, and some  would continue to be stored. He  said that new technologies to  deal with the variety of wastes  were being "studied."  But while these attempts to  come to grips with the problem  of hazardous and toxic waste  disposal arc being made, the  substances themselves continue  to accumulate.  DeVRlES  .Named OttbWDulPort!  Decorating Centre.  ot  Cet^  As JSS^v^^^  JS��tipsondecomtin6  Wide Selection olColours^Sryle,  Tor years to come.  '    |fe|  M\  m--  NEW  T.M. by DOMCO  T.M. is a very hard wearing, non-  cushioned, no wax vinyl floor covering. Formulated to resist crushing by  furniture and denting by spike heels.  M.S.R. 25.96 sq. yd.  Dtviiiir '  prion only  sq. yd.  OTHER LINOS FROM  sq. yd.  atSL  Do-it-yourself  RUBBER BACK CARPET  Great for cottage or guest bedroom  SAVE on underpad  SAVE on labour --..  DoVMU' prloo only f01  exanf,!..,  ��w   ��(12 8^'�� ���  sq. yd.  OTHER CARPET CHOICES PROM  sq. yd.  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