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 Creek fears clearcut logging  The Sunshine Coast Raging Grannies brought * light touch to a serious subject,���but their message  wis the same,���'no clearcut logging In our backyard'. See story. -Rose Mchobm photo  by Rote Ntchoboa  The community hall in  Roberts Creek was packed last  Wednesday night as residents  gathered to discuss Forestry  plans for logging in the upper  reaches of the community.  The organizing group, the  Concerned Coasl Residents,  had invited Barry Mountain,  District Manager of Forestry, to  take part in the meeting, but he  declined the invitation. Apparently, some members of  Forestry were in the audience,  but they did not take part in the  proceedings.  In her opening statements  Roberts Creek Community  Association Vice-Chairman  Diana Zornes reminded Ihe audience that in 1986 a similar  meeting had been called to  discuss the same issues that are  at stake now. Zornes said that  questions raised in 1986 about  alternate forms of logging,  spawning grounds, congested  creeks,   massive  debris  left  behind after logging operations,  still remain unanswered.  "What we're asking for here  tonight," said Maria MacCart-  ney, "is community involvement in forestry, ... real public  involvement in making decisions that affect our community."  MacCartney conceded that  Forestry had, in the past,  responded to public pressure.  "What they need to know to act  on a proposal from the community," she said, "is that they  will have large scale public support. Therefore we must all,  very clearly, let them know  what we want."  The Concerned Citizens have  prepared a paper outlining their  position on logging in the Small  Business Enterprise Program  (SBF.P). They are unequivocally  opposed to clearcut logging,  and, said Donna Shugar, "our  position ... is non-negotiable.  "Our preference is to declare  a moratorium on all logging in  our watershed, but we under  stand the role logging plays in  our economy,...so we are reluctantly willing to consider an option that would allow a very  conservative selective or partial  cutting system with very stringent guidelines."  The Concerned Citizens commissioned professional forester  Mark Wareing to prepare an  alternate proposal for logging  the cut blocks in the SBEP.  Enlarging on his written proposal, Wareing told the audience that the 80 year old  naturally regenerated forest on  the Coast that came back after  the disastrous 1910 Are is  basically an immature forest.  "It's still full of potential,"  he said. "What we should be  looking at is a 180 year cycle. If  selective logging were to take  place this forest would be good  for at least another 100 years of  useful productive work, in  terms of providing jobs in logging, protecting water supplies,  Please turn to page 11  The Sunshine  Published on the Sunshine Coast    25'per copy on news stands February 18,1991      Volume 45     Issue 7  Wilson Attacked  Liberal leader offers defense  by Jan Michael Sherman  Reeling under a series of Vancouver Sun articles which have  called his leadership of the provincial Liberal Party, as well as  his own ethics and judgement,  into serious question, Cordon  Wilson labelled the investigative  expose "real National Enquirer  stuff...tripe."  During an exclusive telephone  interview with f he Coast News,"  Wilson responded to charges  that he entered into fund-raising  agreements on behalf of the  Liberal Party without prosier  authority.  "There's always a grain of  truth in every story," he noted,  referring to all the Sun's allegations. "We had to put in place  an active fund-raising...campaign...to retire our debt. And  the leader of the provincial party has the right to bring in a  fund-raiser (on his own authority)."  Asked about the charge that  he had personally incurred  thousands of dollars in questionable expenses which were  billed to the party, Wilson  replied with some derision.  "That is so laughable it is  unbelievable! Number one, I'm  the only unpaid Liberal leader  in the country! Number two, in,  'tSrrrt's of my expenses, I get paid  (only) when the party can afford it. And the party owes me  money...All expenditures coming out of the leader's office  have been reviewed and approved by the Financial Management Committee."  In the Sun's most recent article of February IS, it is alleged  that "fiscal allegations" have  sparked a "Wilson revolt"  within his party.  "There is no conspiracy or  revolt within the BC Liberal  Sechelt bomb scare  Worshippers for Sunday morning services at the Charch ot  the Holy Family on Cowrie Street in Sechelt had the peace of  their Sunday morning wrecked by a report of a 'bomb' attached to one of the pillars of their church.  After the RCMP had evacuated and cordoned off the area,  Cpl. Tom Arnet of the Sechelt RCMP reported that two  13-year old boys were discovered in the vicinity with 'a very  realistic looking device'. They had apparently 'sneaked back'  and removed the device once the area was cordoned off.  Serious consideration was given to calling in the Bomb  Disposal Unit in Vancouver before it was determined the  device was a fake.  Ann Chow's primary class went through a trial run of their  Chinese New Year celebration. The kids constructed a dragon  which is used to circle the school, bowing at the entraaceways to  scare away demons for the duration of 'The Year of the Sheep'.  Party," Wilson declared. "I  fully accept that neither the  NDP nor the Socreds want a  made-in-BC Liberal party to  succeed. The closer we get to the  election, the dirtier things are  going to get."  Wilson   said    he    was  thoroughly convinced that pure  politics is what lies behind the  current troubles he is attempting  . to weather. -- .*.  "These kinds of tactics are  going to be used again and  again," he predicted. "We have  an excellent chance of winning  five to six seats���possibly even  eight to 10 seats���and holding  the balance of power in the next  government. They (Socreds and  NDP) simply don't want us in  the game."  Wilson was asked if���and  when���he intended to formally  answer the charges made  against him by the Vancouver  Sun.  "If I don't do it this week,  then certainly I will at the  party's convention in March.  There will be an exhaustive  report which will completely exonerate me."  Wilson was silent for a moment. Then he said, "Look at it  this way: We used to be ignored. Then we were a joke.  Now we're being attacked. We  must be doing something  right."  Teachers  to vote on  contract  by Joel Johnstone  Teachers on the Sunshine  Coast will vote this Thursday  evening to ratify or reject a  complete contract agreement,  minus only a compensation  package.  Details on the proposed  "compensation stabilization  program" apparently are complete at the provincial level, but  number-crunching at the local  level has yet to catch up with the  negotiation process here on the  Sunshine Coast.  Nevertheless, says Leif  Mjanes, bargaining chairman  for the Sunshine Coast Teachers' Association, the agreement  reached is fair to both teachers  and the school district.  "I don't foresee any difficulties on ratifying this agreement," he said, adding that the  long hard hours at the  negotiating table concluded  with an agreement within current porvincial standards.  Wage settlements in BC have  Please turn to page 11  Chief Tom Paul signed the second self government funding agreement with Minister of Indian Affairs Tom Siddon last Wednesday at the Sechelt Indian Band Office. -swart Burnside photo  Siddon files In from Ottawa  SIB signs new agreement  by Stuart Burnside  The Sechelt Indian Band  renewed its self government  funding agreement with the  federal government February  13, thereby reasserting its commitment to self-government and  assuring a continued flow of  federal money for the next five  years.  The agreement, signed by  Chief Tom Paul and Minister of  Indian Affairs Tom Siddon,  will give the band a lump sum  of $2.4 million for 1991, with  that amount being adjusted annually, until 19%, to reflect  changes in band population and  costs of living.  The five year agreement is the  second such for the Sechelt  Band since becoming the first  native community in Canada to  achieve self government in  1986. Under the self government agreement, the band was  set up as a legal entity, with the  power to establish its own  government and constitution,  and assume responsibility  among other things for the  management of band lands,  control of band education,  social welfare and health services.  The whole idea behind the  agreement, according to Tom  Paul, is to achieve a self-reliant  autonomy for the band through  self government. Tom Siddon  echoed this at the meeting.  "The Sechelt Indian Band has  clearly demonstrated that community self government can be  achieved successfully through  sincere and cooperative negotiation."  Before Siddon made his  scheduled appearance at the  band headquarters last Wednesday morning, Chief Paul  speculated on the possibility  that the Indian Affairs Minister  would bring good news on the  band's $34 million land claim  registered with the federal and  provincial governments.  The land claim, originally  made in 1984, is a request for a  cash settlement for traditional  band territories that are now  used and owned by non-native  populations.  Paul based his speculation  that there might be more to Sid-  don's visit than signing the self-  government agreement on the  fact that he didn't think it was  absolutely necessary for the  Minister of Indian Affairs to fly  all the way from Ottawa just to  sign that agreement. "They  could fax us the agreement,  we'd sign it and fax it back," he  said.  However, at the signing  ceremony, Siddon was quick to  squelch this hope. He said that  not enough proof had been  given to make it absolutely clear  that the lands in question were  the historical communal areas  of the band's ancestors.  When asked if and when he  foresaw a claim settlement, Siddon was both vague and optimistic, saying that lie  "...would like to see something  done before the end of the year,  but to try to give an exact date  would be irresponsible."  On th�� Insld*  Government secrecy Page 2  IngilaHouae Page2  Letters to the editor Page 3  Notice board Page 11  Arts Centre thriving Page 13  Pumping iron Page 16  Harbour Press TV preview Page 25  Scout-Guide week  By Royal Proclamation, February 17 to 24 has been  designated Scout-Guide Week In British Columbia. Scouts  and guides renew their common bond with more than  550,000 scouts and guides in Canada (71,000 In BC).  On the Sunshine Coast this week there will be displays in  the Gibsons and Sechelt mails, as well as in Pender Harbour.  The week will be climaxed with the ninth annual BP Birthday  Party when honour Is paid to founders Robert and Oiave  Baden Powell. It wU be held In Chatelech Gym from 2 to  3:30 pm on February 24. Anyone interested is invited.  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  -^-���^���ttatattetimm,A^tAW  ���   ���   ���   1   maeSstml4Meammamamaammm,--   ' T  at   !<���  -'��'--��   ��������������*--��   *-���*��.�� Coast News, February 18,1991  oommenc  Slippery secrecy  Most of us are suspicious, even cynical about secrecy in  government. And with good reason. In a day and age  when citizens have to resort to legal action to avail  themselves of information which should be automatically  available, it is hard not to look askance whenever governmental bodies seek to conceal any of their actions or  deliberations.  Sometimes, however, such concealment is necessary.  Going 'in camera'���closing certain meetings to public and  media���is a legitimate tool, an instrument which, when  employed cautiously and judiciously, serves important  ends.  As a general understanding, there are three areas where  'in camera' deliberation is considered acceptable and  necessary. In matters dealing with legal issues, personnel,  or the acquisition of property, it is obvious that private  discussion and deliberation may be necessary to ensure  free and frank input and exchange of views, to say nothing  of protecting reputations where warranted.  But a tool can often be used as a weapon. In the case of  improper or cynical application of the 'in camera' procedure, the victim is always the public's right to know and  the quality of individual and collective freedoms.  Periodically there is some abuse of the 'in camera' process, and it is vital that when this occurs it is quickly identified and dealt with by all parties concerned. The media is  the primary vehicle whereby the greatest part of a community finds out whether or not its wishes are being  observed by government.  And given its unique position "riding point", the media  is usually called on to blow the whistle on this kind of  abuse, regardless of whatever good intentions might lie  behind it.  We now consider the whistle blown on the Sunshine  Coast, and all relevant entities put on notice.  Resign, Bill  The kindest interpretation of the embarassing saga of  the sale of Fantasy Gardens is that the premier simply does  not understand conflict of interest.  Even this, however, does not justify what appears to be  repeated falsehoods on the subject.  Bill Vander Zalm should resign. It is enough that his  charm won one election. It is too much that his mendacity  should lose a second. The voters of British Columbia must  be given a choice in the next election more meaningful that  whether one is for or against one man.  -from our files ���  We Remember When  5 YEARS AGO  A 10 year forestry program to log the lower slopes of  Mt. Elphinstone was discussed at a forum in Roberts  Creek. Mike Lister, operations supervisor for the  Sechelt area said that 55,000 cubic metres of timber Will  be taken out annually from the Sechelt Forest District,  of which 30,000 cubic metres will come from the Mt.  Elphinstone area.  10 YEARS AQO  Approaching his 90th birthday, Jack Mayne is pictured on the front page of the Coast Newt. He lives in  the home he purchased in 1929 at the corner of Cowrie  Street and Inlet Avenue.  The long standing controversy of bulk storage sites  for flammable fuels on the Sunshine Coast resurfaced  last week. Several fuel companies came under the close  scrutiny of Inspector V. Atkinson from the Division of  Fire Safety, Office of the Fire Commission.  20 YEARS AQO  Aldermen Ben Lang and Ted Osborne oppose plans  for the expansion of the Municipal Hall in Sechelt. They  both agree that the money can be spent better  elsewhere. Alderman Lang argues that Sechelt was  becoming a ghost town, implying that present facilities  now occupied by government offices when vacant  would add to present vacancies.  30 YEARS AQO  A mud bank which gave way, ruined the practically  new home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Jure on Gower Point  Road.  At the school board meeting, Dr. Plenderleith from  the Department of Education recommended the construction of the Langdale School instead of additional  classrooms to Gibsons Elementary School.  40 YEARS AQO  Halfmoon Bay will take its ever recurring "cut off"  question to the provincial cabinet, according to a decision made at a recent Liberal Association meeting.  Long a sore spot in the minds of residents, many applications have been made on behalf of a cutoff which  would save miles of bad mountain road, plus open up a  fine summer residence area.  The Sunshine  mm t mm  Pubii.h.d by GLASSFORD PRESS LTD.  Editor: jBn Michael Sherman Advertising   Fran Burnside  Rose Nicholson John Gilbert  Joel Johnstone Jean Broccoli  Stuart Burnside  Office    Anne Thomsen  Dee Gram  Production  Jan Schuks  Jackie Phelan  Bill Rogers  Ella Warner  The SUNSHINE COAST NEWS Is a locally owned newspaper,  published on the Sunshine Coast, BC every Monday by Qlaesford  Press Ltd., Box 460, Gibsons, BC, VON IVO. Gibsons 886-2622 or  886-7817; Sechelt 885-3930; Gibsons Fax 886-7725; Sechelt Fax  885-3954. Second Class Mail Registration No. 4702.  The SUNSHINE COAST NEWS is protected by copyright and  reproduction of any part of II by any means is prohibited unless  permission in writing Is first secured Irom Qlatiford Press List,  holders of the copyright.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES  CarieaJs: 1 Vsar Hi; 8 Months 120; Portion r Yaar M0  what's there is history  Let's get the insignificantly  personal stuff out of the way  before we launch ourselves into  the main meat of what is, I  believe, a significant topic for  Gibsons and the entire Sunshine  Coast.  I did, for a stormy season,  myself live in the Old Inglis  House in the heart of Gibsons  Landing. We were at the time  three eccentric single males toiling inordinate hours at the Sunshine Coast News. The paper  had become embroiled in a  three-newspaper war when Dick  Proctor quarrelled with the  management of the Peninsula  Times and started to publish his  shopper.  "Deja vu," said Yogi Befra,  "all over again." The 'war' was  . not   of   the   Coast's "firs^  ' newspaper's devising, but inevitably we were drawn into the  battle for survival.  Ian Corrance, the photo-,  grapher, Henry Sum, the production manager and myself,  the editor, were sharing the rent  in the grand old house in  1977-78.  The old house had become  sadly rundown in the years it  had not housed the Inglis family  and the rent was a bargain.  If the interior was not what it  had been in its long hey-day as  medical centre for the entire  Coast and refuge to the  Woodsworth family, the place's  charm was a tangible and  magical thing. To be up early on  an early summer morning to  take tea on the porch of that  house and to watch the landing  stirring slowly to life is one of  the most indelible delights of  my 20 years on the Coast.  So much for the personal.  The time in the house and my  abiding interest in history drew  me to an appreciation of the old  house and its place in regional  and national history, that I  might not otherwise have had.  For most of the first half of  ihe twentieth century the house  was the home of Dr. Fred Inglis  who served the sparsely  populated Coast as its sole  medical practitioner for  decades. By horse and boat and  by motor bike and motor car  with the coming of roads, he  responded to intimations of  distress. What he couldn't fix  on the spot was dealt with in his  home which doubled as the  Coast's only medical centre.  If there is a heritage site on  the Sunshine Coast it has to be  the Inglis House for the role it  has played in the life of the  Coast people.  But more than that, when  J.S. Woodsworth's allegedly  pacifist views brought him into  conflict with the governors of  his parish in 1917, the house  was refuge to the man who was  to become known as one of the  great Canadians of the twentieth century, refuge to himself  and to his wife and five  children.  There were five Inglis  children, too, of comparative  ages and friendships were formed of that time around the end  of the First World War which  endure and are treasured to the  present day.  To that house came the pro  gressive Finns who farmed the  plateau above the landing. Such  as Jake Hinsa came for  philosophic discussions with the  doctor and the minister turned  longshoreman.  I would argue that if Regina  in 1922 saw the birth of the  CCF movement in Canada, its  conception was during the  philosophic discussions which  took place in the Inglis House. I  would argue further that, to  those with a sense of history and  a vision of the future, the house  is in fact a national heritage site.  Several points must be made:  the present owners deserve all  the praise in the world for taking over the old house after it  had stood empty an entire  winter and was nearly ruined.  Lovingly and with help from no  one, they restored it and  brought it back to dignified life.  Secondly, not everyone  shares the sense that this is a  regional and national treasure.  A conversation with the mayor  last week made it plain to me  that someone had his ear who  didn't think the house worth  saving. (I've been around long  enough to guess who.)  Those of us who love the  house and appreciate its unique  role in the history of this region  and this country must redouble  our efforts to persuade our  friends and neighbours,  regardless of religious or  political persuasion, that this  house is a more enduring adornment to the town of Gibsons  than the designation 'former  home of the Beachcombers'.  If the house is to be saved, a  wide-flung net must be cast  across this country. If many  contribute, much can be done.  Before that effort is made the  voices of negativity must be  answered and the visionless  minds opened. There must be  an effort made which precludes  dissension before we start.  We speak often and easily of  the quality of life that we enjoy.  If we are so busy enjoying it  that we let the treasures of the  past slip away undefended, we  will diminish ourselves more  than we know.  In A Nutshell  DUST OF SNOW ��U  *t  The way a crow              v2*7  Shook down on me        "^353  The dust of mow           v"OWa  From a hemlock tret    q��oL??\\  Has given my heart    &������e?\  A change of mood      ��{4**  And saved some part   *** T  Of a day 1 had rued.  Robert Frost  (1874-1963)  ���     J\*Y  '  Sounds of February  by S. Nutter  Peter Gzowski was trilling  along on radio the other morning about the Toronto spring.  He now lives, it seems, up  around Lake Simcoe, some 60  miles north of Toronto, and he  had been out in his garden, and  lo there were crocuses pushing  up through the grasses, and it  was only February 10.  Damn. I went back and had a  look-see through my Dutch  window. We don't have  anything you could call a  garden by any stretch, but I am  practically on my neighbour's  and she has done a very pleasant  job. I gave the scene the old  satellite scan but really there  was not a hint at all. Some  possible beginning buds on a  distant lilac but that was the lot,  This indeed has not been our  winter.  I got to thinking of other  Februarys, other more satisfy-  ingly comparable Februarys,  and a sound came to mind. The  special crunch of overshoes on  well-packed late winter snow, at  maybe minus 20 degrees. This  was a particularly February  sound, from many Februarys,  in my case in Winnipeg back in  the thirties.  With the sound, for some  reason, a scene and a character.  Dr. Bjornsson, leader of the  Icelandic community, making  his stately way down Victor  Street in the morning to his  streetcar. Though also the  leading obstetrician in town, the  doctor would never drive a car.  I think the reason I think of  Bjornsson with this sound is  that Victor Street still had one  of those old wooden sidewalks.  It is perhaps the most  characteristic sound of late hard  winter, but to get the real  resonance you need the snow  packed hard at something under  minus 10 onto a seasoned old  wooden sidewalk.  (I once tried to explain it to a  soundman when finishing a film  in a studio. "It's a combination  of creak and squeak," I said. It  turned out more like a barndoor  and a bunch of mice.)  Abo there was a story to do  with the doctor and his morning  passage.   Being  the  leading  citizen in that area, and catching  always the same car, and there  being no question of course of  the doctor ever running for his  streetcar, the conductor, if  Bjornsson was late, would stop  at the foot of Victor and wait  for him. They said sometimes as  much as five minutes.  So a day comes when the doctor is half way down the street.  Fur hat squarely on head, fur  gauntleted mittens, calf-high  buckled overshoes squeaking  along. He hears the streetcar, it  appears, and without a falter  rattles right on by. The next day  the same thing.  The third day the doctor was  waiting at his stop, a taxi purring at his side. The streetcar  stopped and the doctor boarded. He removed his mit,  ploughed the conductor square  in the eye, got in his cab and  said, "Rupert Street Police Station please."  At the station he approached  the desk and said to the  sergeant, "I am Doctor Bjornsson. I have just hit a streetcar  conductor. How much will that  be?"  We got to meet Dr. Bjornsson through his daughter. He  was a widower and she was his  only child. She was not only  beauteous, but accomplished  and energetic and imbued with,  our enthusiasms for the social  changes of the thirties. Also she  had been his hostess since about  age 12.  It was Margaret of course  who invited us around, in our  late teens, to the big old frame  house on Victor Street.  Meetings, parties of course really, took place there, in '38/'39,  sometimes more than twice a  week.  The doctor was friendly but  on the other hand didn't really  involve in any way. He would,  sit by his fire reading his paper.  "Can I get you a drink, sir?"  you would say, whizzing by into  the kitchen.  But it is still his tread I think  of over the old Victor Street  sidewalk. Many times I have enjoyed, almost exulted in that  sound. February on the prairies  was a time when you could get  the impression that something  like iron was being put into the  soul.  Your community's  AWARD-WINNING  newspaper  ^pi^o-T^.    w^P^"*^    ,.^5,^5^ Coast News, February 18,1991  ZetUtL to- tfu, Cditot  Reader  raps  columnist  Editor:  ' In   response   to   Janice  Leighton's article, February 4,  Coast News "Creek Logging  Concerns":  I would like to know what  qualifies Janice Leighton to  make allegations that logging in  this area will cause soil erosion,  poor water quality, and habitat  demolition. Does she hold a  degree in hydrology and the  science of water in relation to  the forest? Has she studied the  soil composition of this area?  Has she gathered information  regarding gradient and side  slopes, and compared this information with scientifically  prepared tables that would in  dicate site specific procedures? I  suspect not.  As far as "logging companies  rolling in to denude a few cut  blocks" goes, this type of inflammatory remark is clearly a  case of irresponsible reporting  and serves only to stampede  public concern. The truth of the  matter is that these cut blocks  have been designated to the  Small Business Forest Enterprise Program (SBEFP) which  provides smaller companies and  independent loggers an opportunity to harvest provincial  timber. This means that large  companies and multinational  corporations that hold large  forest tenures are ineligible to  bid.  It should be noted that any  areas proposed for development  are under a five year development plan that can be viewed by  the public upon request. Objections to logging should be made  known and are actually invited  within this five year planning  process.  The statement that,  "Forestry does not consider  deleterous effects on environment, including future trees,  people and other business," is  totally false. Much time, effort  and provincial money is spent  before an area is approved for  logging and all agencies, including the Ministry of Environment, Water Management, Fish and Wildlife (to  name a few) receive referrals, all  of which are reviewed by the  Chief Forester and the Regional  Manager before final approval  is given.  It is my hope that this letter  will help to inform some people  who are genuinely concerned as  to the state of our forests and  the way in which they are  managed, and not be construed  as a confrontational rebuttal.  T.J. Jackson  Call for answer from pulp mill  Editor:  I am rather surprised to see  that Howe Sound Pulp and  Paper is indignant about the  placement of the article on  "open pit burning" because it  was in 1990 that they were forced, by Environment Canada, to  stop burning wood in an open  pit.  This pit, which they covered  nicely with dirt, still as of early  1991 is to be removed.  The wood that is from construction and demolition, at  HSPP, is now being shipped by  Thunderbird Freightways to  somewhere on the Coast, I im-  Proud to be for peace  Editor:  Why are these people picking  on Roger Lagasse's letter when  there are other letters for peace.  Could it be he hit a nerve. I am  proud to be for peace. War proves nothing, but gets a lot of innocent people killed or maimed  and in this day and age what it is  doing to the whole world.  We hear the same old line  abut Saddam Hussein as we  heard about Hitler and who  rearmed Hitler and who armed  Saddam, when they knew very  well what he is like. And now  young people have to go fight  and get killed and inflict a lot of  agine to be burned.  The times I have tried to find  out where this waste is being  taken, no one wants to answer  my question. Perhaps D.J.  Stuart will answer in an open  letter to the Coast News.  Janet Calder  Port Mellon  misery on innocent people and  the ones that start it are in a safe  place.  I know Roger and I am proud  to say I am a friend of his. Keep  up the protest all you peace  lovers.  Frances Ayres  Sechelt, BC  Thank you  Editor:  This letter is to express our  appreciation for your kindness  to publish our Seniors' column  in your newspaper The Sunshine Coast News.  On behalf of the executive  and the members of Branch 691  have been asked to thank you  for your kindness to communicate weekly all our information and columns to all  homes on the Sechelt Peninsula.  Again, thanking you for your  thought fulness.  Yours very truly,  Mrs. Barbara Hanke,  Secretary  Magic bus  Editor:  Has anyone besides me noticed how punctual and accommodating the Gibsons Bus ���  "the big white bus with the  orange stripe" ��� has become?  Revised routes, extra runs  between Upper and Lower Gibsons, door to door service! I  have come to rely on the Gibsons Bus almost daily to get me  here and there.  Thanks for your friendly service Diane and Darlene.  Jane Theriault  SECHELT  Coin Laundry  (DIV. Ol 399921 B C |  Off  Stvtve tyu  7 am to 10 pm Monday to Saturday  11 am to 7 pm Sunday  5596 Wharf Road, Sachall US 3393  1st Annual  SHOW & SALE  February 18-23  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons  A salesperson will be in attendance at all  times to answer your questions.  1991 Escort LX  2-door, 5-speed  1991 Tempo L  4-door, automatic, air-conditioning, am/fm  stereo, electric mirrors, intermittent wipers,  sports instrumentation, deluxe cloth, bucket  seats.  Mountain prayer  Editor's note: A copy of Use  following   was   received   for  Mr. Barry Mountain  District Manager  Sunshine Coast Forest Service  Dear Mr. Mountain:  Although I did not attend the  meeting on February 13, 1991,  on watershed logging, I did attend a prayer meeting where we  prayed that you would stop the  destruction of the forest above  my home on Lehman Road.  Sharon Burnett  Lauds birth control  Editor:  I was very pleased to see the  headline and article about a  Birth Control Clinic in Gibsons  (February II). While I realize  there are times when abortion is  necessary, I have become sick  and tired of hearing about it,  with never a word said about  the  possibility of preventing  pregnancy.  I feel that our community  should give generous support to  the Family Planning Association and work towards having  birth control clinics in Sechelt  and other centres on the Sunshine Coast.  Betty de Bruyn  ANNUAL Print &  Framing   SALE  25% off  ONCE A  YEAR SPECIAL  framed prints by  ��� Bateman ��� Parker ��� Brenders ���  ��� Serrey-Lister ��� Isaac & more!  Shadow Baux Galleries  Cowrie St., Sechelt 885-7606  1991 Festival.  4 cylinder, 5-speed, great fuel economy  .^. ^��*MH-  1991 Ranger  4x4, V-6,5-speed, am/fm cassette, low mount  mirrors, deluxe wheel trim, cloth split bench  seat. Coast News, February 18,1991  Local takes environment award  Magazine  honours  Careless  by Rose Nicholson  For twenty years Ric Careless  has been working to preserve  the wilderness areas of British  Columbia. This month. Equinox magazine recognized this effort by awarding him the 1991  Equinox Citation for Environmental Achievement. With  the citation goes a cheque for  $5000 and a print by artist  Bruce Herchenrader.  In an interview with the  Coast News at his home perched on a hill in Lower Gibsons  overlooking Howe Sound,  Careless admitted he was "surprised and pleased" at "the  recognition by my peers" of his  many years of work.  "I got involved in land use  and planning in the early seventies when the first environmental awareness developed.  "There were many quite  hard, lean years when people  forgot about these values. It's  really only been since about  1986 that people have reawakened to what's happening.  What you're seeing here in Gibsons is happening all around  North America. It's really exciting."  One o\ Careless' main interests at the moment is cooperating in the fight to save the  Tatshenshini River in northern  BC which is being threatened by  a proposal to open a massive  copper mine in its valley.  "The 'Tat' is a wilderness  area that is of the calibre of the  Grand Canyon," he explained.  "It is considered to be North  America's wildest river and has  been recommended for national  park status by the highest international conservation organization in the world, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, which has  memberships   from   all   the  Environmentalist Ric Careless.  governments around the world.  It has been nominated by that  body as a World Heritage Site.  "The effort to protect the Tat  is truly continental. We are  working with people in  Washington DC, San Francisco, Colorado, Alaska,  eastern Canada, and, of course,  all the major (environmental)  organizations in BC. This is an  issue which is going to make  South Moresby look small."  As a Tourism Resource Planner, Careless looks at land and  ���Rose Nicholson photo  water needs of tourism,  "everything from protecting  scenic views to wild rivers and  coastlines to ensure that 'Supernatural BC stays natural,  ...what it takes from a resources  point of view lo make tourism  go.."  He works as a consultant to  both the provincial and the  federal governments, groups of  operators and any section of the  tourism industry that depends  on natural resources. "I now  am   mapping   the   tourism  resource for the whole BC  coast," he said.  "In the past, an area like the  Tatshenshini would probably  just have been mined and a road  put in, and we would have  discovered after the fact what  we'd lost.  "In some key tourism areas  we have been able to show that  more can be made in tourism,  both in money and in employment, than in logging or mining.  "What we're trying to do is  show how you can have the  various industries mixed  together, so we're not talking  about eliminating forestry, just  as I don't think we should be  talking about eliminating  tourism.  "A lot of times, with careful  planning, you can have different activities happening on  the same site. We know though,  that there are some areas where  you have to let one or the other  go.  "People in logging don't  understand that tourism is now  the number one employer in BC  and the number two revenue  earner. It brought $2.5 billion  from outside the province last  year. That's real new money,  that's not money that comes  from cutting anything down or  digging anything out."  Careless got involved in the  early stages of the fight to save  the Tetrahedron, but although  other projects now have his attention, he feels it is "in good  hands."  He was critical of logging  practices here on the Coast. "I  was really concerned," he said.  "It didn't look to me that  forestry was addressing recreational values at all. It's the only  area round where the subalpine  is easily accessible. If we lose the  Tetrahedron, we simply have  nothing else.  "My belief is we are not doing as well here in forestry  techniques as they are in other  parts of the province. They have  to recognize other uses of the  land,  particularly  the  water-  Lube, Oil,  Filter  (INCLUDES GST)  |'ALL THROUGH FEBRUARY  ��� FREE Chassis Inspection  Some imported oil inters may cost extra  sheds. The water issue is  crucial."  Careless maintains that "the  number one value of this area  now is not logging, it is life  style." He says that the recent  unprecedented influx of people,  attracted to the Coast by the  lifestyle, has benefited  everyone.  "The vast majority of people  have benefited by the increased  value of their homes, and there  has been an increase in services.  The Coast is changing, and  what we have to be looking at is  how we protect the environmental quality.  "So much depends on the  way we handle it. We could  destroy the lifestyle, or we could  be sensible about it. We have  lots of choice on whether we  want to have all kinds of high-  rises and houses all over the  place, or whether we want to  have a quality lifestyle.  "There's a real community  here. You lose community -I've  seen this elsewhere - if growth  occurs too rapidly. People get  dislocated and the whole fabric  of community gets ripped apart.  "1 don't think we're completely helpless and we're going  to have the whole idea of this  area looking like Delta or Richmond. I think that's really irresponsible.  "It has to start in local communities and neighbourhoods  where people say, - 'yes, there is  an alternative for a higher quality of lifestyle and it's worth  something to try and retain it'."  New seniors apts  President BUI Using is pleased to announce the Sunshine  Coast Kiwanis Club has been successful in receiving official  word from the British Columbia Housing Management Commission to soon commence construction of a seniors apartment building.  This building will be three floors with an elevator and so  constructed for future expansion.  Any individual Interested in helping the Kiwanis Club with  their community project to build for the future, contact Sunshine Coast Kiwanis Club, 886-2431 or 886-7735.  SECHELT SHELL SERVICE  For the Health  of the  Sunshine Coast...  ST. MARY'S  HOSPITAL  is now  SMOKE  FREE  Visitors, patients and staff may smoke in approved  outdoor locations. Ask an employee for directions.  ��� gjta, ���     Public Works      Travaux publics  Canada Canada  INVITATION  TO TENDER  In its capacity as Agent tor  Canada Post Corporation,  Public Worke Canada will  receive SEALED TENDERS for  the projects or services listed  below, addressed to the  Regional Manager, Contract  Policy and Administration,  Pacific Region, Department of  Public Works, Canada, Room  601, 1166 Alberni Street, Van-  couver, B.C. V6E 3W5 until the  specific closing time and date.  Tender documents can be obtained through the above noted  Department of Public Works,  Vancouver olfice.  SERVICES  Tender Id No. 70R-M-OM9:  Building, Cleaning and Grounds  Maintenance / 2 Years, Post Of.  flee, Gower Point & Winn Road,  Oibsons, B.C.  Closing: 11:00 AM PST-01  March 1991  Tender documents may also be  obtained from the Postmaster,  Post Office, Gibsons, B.C.  Technical Enquiries: Bob Spink  (604) 888-3087  Tender Enquiries:  (604) 6660185  The lowest of any tender not  necessarily accepted.  CANADA POST  CORPORATION  APPEL  D'OFFRES  En sa capacite dad  ministrateur pour la Societe  canadienne des postes,  Travaux Publics Canada  recevra LES SOUMISSIONS  CACHETEES, vlsanl les en-  (reprises ou services enumeres  ci-apres, adressees le Gestion-  naire regional, Politique et administration des marches de la  Region du pacifique, Travaux  publics Canada, 601, 1166 rue  Alberni, Vancouver, (Colombia-  Brltannlquel V6E 3W5 jusqu'a  I'heure el la date limite deter-  mlnee. On peut se procurer les  documents de soumission par  I'entremise du bureau de  distribution des plans, a  I'adresse ci-dessus.  SERVICES  Appel d'oflres n1  7OR-90-0049: Enlretlen men  ager el entretien des terrains (2  ans), Bureau de poste, Gower  Point & Winn Road, Gibsons,  C.-B.  Dstellmlte:1" mars 1991,11 h  AM (HNP)  On peut se procurer les documents de soumission aupres  du maltre de poste, Bureau de  poste de Gibsons, C. -B.  Renseignements techniques:  Bob Spink (604) 888-3087  Renseignements sur les  soumisslons: (604) 668-0185  La Ministers na s'engege a accepter nl la phw bats* nl  aucune dee sountuMeons.  SOCIETE  CANADIENNE  DES POSTES  OlmZ.  BARB  / W is HERE  For your next hair style be sure to contact  Barb, Victoria, Lois, Christine or Flora  Barb looks forward to welcoming previous as well as new  clients to her new location at LANDING UNISEX HAIR DESIGN.  Waxing legs & eyebrows  Nail Tips  Hair Cuts & Styling  Manicure  Corn Braiding  Fashion Shows  Full Wedding  Services: - from planning to  Honeymoon departure  - silk flowers  - head pieces  - hall decoration  - wedding day in-home service  PERM  SPECIAL  &0*  10%  ends Feb  <!8  LANDING  UNISEX HAIR DESIGN  / Appointments not always necessary  Gibsons Landing OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK  886-3916  M- ���  -������r-t -��� -��� -'..j  ;  ^ s ......^ + .-������*.*._* .*-'������-���*-' -^"-'-' -��� "  V   -���  i ii rarm-n���r  -   -  " -t-*-^-:--- communitu news  Coast News, February 18,1991  Watershed concerns  Janice Lrighton, 886-3541  The community meeting last  Wednesday night regarding logging in the Sunshine Coast  watershed filled the Hall to  capacity. Donna Shugar and  Maria McCartney from Concerned Coast Residents expressed their concerns about their  watersheds on Clough Creek  and Wilson Creek respectively.  A registered professional  forester, Mark Wareing,  evaluated the cutblocks slated  for clearcutting as an immature  forest in need of thinning (selective logging).  He mentioned the amount of  money invested in the clearcut  method in slash burning, planting and herbicides to name a  few and how there was no  return on this considerable investment for over 50 years. This  ignores the costs of impoverishing the ecosystem by  erosion, sun scorching, lack of  returned nutrients and limiting  genetic stock with monoculture.  His professional advice on appropriate logging was to thin,  thin, and thin again. He showed  slides of various thinning  methods including cable logging.  Doug Gook, director of  Caribou Horse Loggers  Association, a selective logging  co-op in the Quesnel area, also  spoke. With slides he showed  how horse and man thins on an  average 35 per cent of the trees  in an area using narrow trails.  Logs are collected in small  loading areas near a road for access to self-loading logging  trucks. Fallen trees are limbed  on site and the limbs are left to  enrich the soil. Tree cover remains to continue to shelter a  variety of species of plants and  animals left unharmed. Lack of  selective logging contracts limits  the growth of this co-op.  Although the people present  predominantly supported a  wholistic approach to logging, a  range of statements and questions were heard from the floor.  The Sunshine Coast Raging  Grannies and John Marion  entertained with suitable music.  It was agreed to seek another  community meeting for further  information and discussion.  POTTERY SHOP  Elaine Futterman has been  throwing pots for some time  now, selling them out of her  home and at local fairs. Her  hobby became her business and  her business overtook her home  and it became clear a choice between home and business was  necessary. So she and her husband Mike Allegretti decided to  build a potting studio with a  retail showroom next to the  house at 1738 Lockyer Road.  The studio, with its light  spacious atmosphere and extensive storage shelves provides the  perfect new home for the potting wheel and three kilns  necessary for Elaine's production needs. The finished pottery  is beautifully displayed for sale  in the showroom. Mingling har-'  moniously with the blues and  beiges of her glazes are the  wooden shelves, the oak flooring, and the tiles around the  wood stove. Special orders and  dinner sets are available. Look  for a grand opening soon.  LIBRARY NOTES  We would like to draw your  attention to some exceptionally  timely additions to the library.  The tax man cometh and the  library can help; not with  money but with information.  We have a video available sent  to us by Revenue Canada entitled 'Stepping Through Your Tax  Return' in both French and  English.  On an even more sombre  note, we have bought three  books which we think cast some  light on events in the Gulf. They  are 'Saddam Hussein and the  Crisis In the Gulf, 'Republic of  Fear', and 'Saudis, Inside the  Desert Kingdom'.  HALFMOON BAY HAPPENINGS  A special meeting  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  Plans are underway for  changes to the kitchen at  Welcome Beach Community  Hall which involve the spending of more money than the  Executive are allowed to spend  without the approval of the  general membership.  A special meeting is being  called for March 7, at the Hall,  at 7:30 pm. Your vote is required for the necessary renovations to commence.  Only members will be allowed to vote, so if you have not yet  joined, or if your dues for the  current year have not been paid  for this year, it would be i  >  THANK YOU  from the  GVFD - RCMP - AMBULANCE  to the following Curling "Puneplel"  Bonspiel contributors:  - Omega Restaurant  ��� Gramme's Pub  - Pronto's  - Dockslde Pharmacy  ��� Kern's Home Furnishings  - Ernie & Qwen's Drive-In  - Chico's Casual Wear  ��� Molson Canadian  ��� Grandma's Toy Box  - Martin's Shell Gas Station  ��� Coast Flies  - Gibsons Bldg. Supplies  - All Occasion Flowers & Plants  ��� SuperValu  ��� The Alternative  - Pharmasave-Gibaons  ��� Ken-mac  - Family Sports  ��� Home Hardware  - Christine's Gifts  - Truffles  ��� Linnadlne's  ��� Wishful Thinking  - Silks i. Lace  ��� Andy's Restaurant  - A-101 Supply Ltd.  - Ken's Lucky Dollar Foods  - Pelrocan  - Landing General Store  ��� Ultra-Fit  - The Candy Shoppe  ��� Dale's Auto Clinic  ��� Video Elc.          r\    ���.  i  l"  Gibsons Volunteer Fire Department  predated if you would mail  your cheque to Marion Ter-  rilon, Box 30, RR1, Halfmoon'  Bay. Membership is $3 per person, and your support is really  needed. Don't forget to mark  this important date on your  calendar, March 7.  While on the subject of the  Hall, would parents of young  folks who skateboard in the  area please check out where  their kids are doing this. Let  them know that the deck of  Welcome Beach Hall is out of  bounds for this activity because  of the damage being inflicted,  broken fences as well as break-'  ing into the basement. The.  members take great pride in the'  Hall, they keep the place in  good order entirely voluntarily,'  and it is quite discouraging for  these fellows to have to keep  repairing unnecessary damage.  HOSPITAL AUXILIARY      I  At a weU attended Februaryl  meeting of the Halfmoon Bay  Branch of the Hospital Auxiliary, members were reminded!  and urged to attend the annual  Brown Bag Luncheon on Monday, February 25, at the Indian  Band Hall at 11 am.  SHIELD THE CHILDREN  There will be a Save the  Children vigil and walk on  Saturday, February 23, at 1 pm,  in front of Rockwood Centre,  Sechelt, then a walk to the Indian Band Hall, This is being  organized by a movement called  Shield the Children, an expression of concern for the children  who are exposed to bombing in  the Gulf war.  FITNESS  The Welcome Beach  Preschool is sponsoring ai  special Jazz Fitness class onj  Monday, February 25, from  7:30 pm till 8:30 pm. There will  be a drop-in fee of $4. For in-l  formation, call Joan Merrick,  885-5147.  Annual Framing  Poster & Reproduction Sale  Liz  Mitten Ryan  Brent  Heighton  Don  Li-Leger  & others  THE SASSY ONES - STELLER'S JAYS  Off SeUot Reproduction A Potters  25% off Custom Framing  WOODEN & METAL MOULDING, OVAL & CIRCLE MATS & FRAMES  CONSERVATION MATTING, NEEDLEWORK STRETCHING, DRYMOUNTING  Show Piece Frames  280 Gower Point Road, (upstairsabove Qalery)  GtoeonsLandng 886-9215  A Chicken Deal  to Warm Your  Your family's love affair with  moist and crunchy Chester  Fried chicken continues.  You love the convenience,  cherish the taste and  obey your family's  wishes to bring home  more...lots more.  ^  THIS WEEK'S  <f DELI SPECIAL  Find our  99*  ��� :-  Flyer  this week and every week  inside  The Sunshine  Meat  Check out our  everyday  LOW  PRICES  ON FAMILY  PACKS  ,   ^p .^^emaau. a. e>���    ...,������-,   lHHjl.sV.ll  1 .��''t*Y ���*,���'���  ...,,.,^,.,,  ��  *A-����,��..��,..   �����,-,��++.*  �����-���* *l ^*rf Coast News, February 18,1991  community news j^my^  Recreation plan examined  Local resident Joel McKown graduated from the RCMP Training  Academy in Regina recently as a fully-fledged member of the  RCMP. Joel, a 1905 Elphinstone graduate, spent three years studying criminology at Simon Fraser University before entering the  RCMP Academy. Joel was assisted in his career choice by the  Gibsons detachment where he spent time observing and learning  about police work during the summers, He has now been posted  to Langenburg, Saskatchewan, to take up his new duties. Local  constables Boray and Murphy drove to Regina to attend Joel's  graduation.  by Geoqe Cooper, MMSM  Have you, Mr. and Mrs.  Resident, had occasion in the  past year or so to think about  parks on our Sunshine Coast?  Or our play fields? Or the roofed recreation facilities?  At this very moment each of  the four local governments has  for its consideration a consultant's report and their recommendations for action on this  matter.  Foremost in the recommendations is this one: that the four  governments jointly initiate the  establishing of a Parks and  Recreation Commission to  oversee leisure services on the  whole of the Sunshine Coast.  How this will affect community  commissions already in operation is still to be worked out. In  an understanding and give-and-  take way, it is hoped.  Other recommendations in  this Action Plan deal with other  aspects of recreation; for example, play fields and school  fields, youth centres, trails, and  waterfront access.  Besides all this in the foregoing, the Action Plan presents  some recommendations on the  siting of some indoor facilities  that will require some very sensitive handling by all concerned.  Because it is serving the user  public fairly adequately despite  the grumbling, the Plan leaves  well enough alone in the case of  the arena. But an aquatic center  is another matter that leaves the  population of Sechelt and Gibsons not well enough served.  The Plan sees the area of Cliff  Gilker park as one central to the  region of Sechelt-Gibsons and  gives it a priority in its first term  of projects to be done; namely  in the first one to five years of  the implementation of the Plan.  The Action Plan recognizes  the interest each community has  in having its own facilities such  as pool and arena, but points  out that these facilities are costly  and really require a larger  region to serve to be efficient in  operational costs and in convenience to users.  The Action Plan sees several  sites for various other major  facilities; i.e. Ted Dixon Park,  Block 7 site, Gibsons Recreational complex, and Pender  Harbour Aquatic Centre. All  this in consultation, of course,  with local and regional governments.  The Plan does, however, spell  out their specific recommendations for the southern end of the  Coast... "That if new regional  indoor facilities are developed  on the Sunshine Coast that they  be situated centrally between  Gibsons and Sechelt in the Cliff  Gilker Park area." (page 101)  It should be noted at this  point that the Regional District  with admirable foresight, has  already a number of parks  developed and sites ready for  more, including Kathryn  (���Catherine) Lake. Their Parks  Guide folder lists 33 parks, both  local and provincial, on our  Sunshine Coast.  Although a commission administers the Gibsons Pool and  another the play fields for the  Gibsons and nearby electoral  areas, having a coast-wide commission to administer all parks  and play fields should not cause  any protest, surely. Such a commission could spread the costs  equitably throughout the Coast  so that all pay a fair share.  The pool and the arena are  quite distinct considerations and  could be thorny problems. Let  them be examined thoroughly  and calmly to find the present  and future direction best to  follow.  The Action Plan notes that in  all aspects of recreation we can  as a Coast-wide region: do  nothing; upgrade the existing  facilities; or implement the Plan  over the next 10 years.  In the short term (one to five  years) youth facilities, an  aquatic center for Sechelt-  Gibsons, and the Kathryn Lake  development along with some  other projects are recommended.  In the middle term of six to  nine years, the following projects are recommended: additional play fields, a dry floor in  Gibsons Pool for a youth  center, waterfront access, and a  study of the life cycle of various  facilities. Estimated cost of the  short term is just under $4  million, and for the middle term  $3.5 million.  The Plan has a long term as  well as continuing park development including the competition  class play field in Connor Park.  Plans for the renovation of  Gibsons Pool have been put on  hold by the Pool Commission  to await the outcome of decisions jointly reached by the four  local governments on the Sunshine Coast.  Well, Mr. and Mrs. Resident,  if you have anything to say for  or against this Action Plan, say  it immediately while it is still in  its draft stage.  There are good reasons to  centralize, very good ones. If  the recent local news reports appear to scoff because an old and  good plan has been disinterred,  pay no attention. The Action  Plan demands our patient and  thorough consideration���our  future enjoyment depends upon  our present decisions.  For a complete view of what  this well-researched Plan  recommends, ask to look at a  copy at one of the local government offices. No copy at the  Gibsons and District Library by  last Thursday���unfortunately.  fresh Brewed  SAVE  VALUABLE  TIME  We Deliver  AUDREY'S  Coffee Service  Call Doug at  886-7686  Eagles & Whales Gallery  ��� Framed Canadian Prints  ��� Posters  ��� Decorator Art  ��� Custom Framing at Budget  Prices  ��� Sunshine Coast Photos  Ml Marine Dr..  Sunshine Coast Tours  princess Louisa cnarters     nsning cnaners  Depart 10 am ,,. ,,.,     From J15 par hour  24 ns 886-83*1    30 boas..  SK       YOUR       PHARMACIS  What About New Drugs?  "I've been reading about a  new drug for arthritis  which is available in the  United States. Why cant I  get it in Canada?"  The availability of drugs in  Canada is governed by ihe Health  Protection Branch (HPB), Department of National Health and  Welfare.  It takes years to get a  new drug onto the market,  whether in Canada or the  United Slates, chemists may  lesl thousands of chemical sub-  siances in Ihe hope of discovering one new drug  There are extensive laboratory  tests. If (he results are promising,  preclinical testing follows. II consists of animal studies and safety trials on small groups of  volunteers.  If good results are obtained, Ihe  manufaciurer then applies to the  government for permission to  conduct a clinical (human) trial  The new drug will be given to  more healthy volunteers who are  monitored closely for adverse or  toxic effects II the results of these  safety trials are at all unfavour  able, the drug must be reformu  lated before further clinical trials  can proceed These studies can  take many years to complete  One commonly prescribed amibi  otic was studied and tested for  approximately 20years before it  was ready for human use  When all of this testing Is  satisfactorily completed, the  manufacturer then asks ihe  Drugs Directorate for permission to distribute the  new drug to named, qualified  investigators who wii test It in  persons having Ihe disease stale  or condition for which the drug is  designed. If those test outcomes  are good, the manufaciurer files  with the government all Information known about the drug and  study results. This document is  called "a new drug submission".  II can be as short as several  pages or as long as several  hundred volumes. Members of  the Drugs Directorate review the  submission thoroughly If all is in  order, the manufacturer is given  permission to market the new  drug in Canada.  Both the Canadian and  United States'governments  conduct their new drug approval programs independently of each other, ua  all drugs sold in Ihe United Stales  are available in Canada; for that  matter, the converse Is also true  Further, some non-prescription  drugs in Canada are available  only by prescription in the Unit  ed States  Ail eaMsoey column written by  The Canadian Pharmaceutical  AMOdMagu, Ottawa, Ontario.  EVERYDAY IS  Seniors' Day  SAVINGS  OF UP TO  10%  With Gold Cart Card  Except prescriptions, no-public access  medicalions, Wlery tickets or sale nenis  Wishful Thinking  just arrlvedl  Another shipment of  SHELL  SUN-CATCHERS  876 Gower Ft. 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Coast News, February 18,1991  Book lovers sad bargain hunter* found lots of treasures at the  Festival of the Written Arts garage sale in Sechelt.  ���Row Nkkoboa photo  Octlme & Aspen  25% Off  Dishes and  Glasses  qCITCHEHGftRHIVfll  1 WEEK ONLY  while stock lasts  <tSK3  CnrM Strati, SKkalt  M5-3611  GOLDEN UFEUNES  Mary Williams a true inspiration  by Joyce Ostry  At the end of January I attended a meeting of the B.C.  Coalition of People with  Disabilities (BCCPD), formerly  known as the BC Coalition of  the Disabled. I am a member of  the Board as a representative of  DisAbled Women's Networks  of B.C. and Canada (DAWN-  BC). My association with  Sechelt Seniors' Branch 69 is an  aid to me as a representative to  BCCPD.  I met a person last year at a  province wide meeting of  DAWN. She has one of the  brightest minds I've encountered over the years. When  Mary Williams speaks, people  listen. At present she is Internal  Vice-President of the Coalition.  One of the amazing points  about Mary is that she was (and  I emphasize the word was) a  patient in Pearson Hospital.  For those of you, like myself,  not knowing about Pearson, it's  a facility for people who can't  care for themselves and have no  hope of getting better. We know  there are places like that, but we  can't see them and we are much  more comfortable without the  knowledge, I suppose.  I greeted Mary and as we  spoke and exchanged "how are  you's?", she stated that she had  a head cold. Mary has rriany  friends that see to her needs, as  she lives independently. It took  me several minutes to get my  head and heart back to the  agenda and the meeting that  was again in progress after our  break. Mary is a quadriplegic  on a portable respirator, and  propels her wheelchair by blowing into a pipe. Imagine not being able to put the kleenex to  your nose when you needed to  blowl I'll never again complain  about having a head cold. My  mind opened up and I realized  that people with arthritis in their  hands must suffer terribly when  they need to blow. We never  know really what it's like to  walk in another person's  shoes���or not walk���or not  handle a kleenex.  The Arthritis Self-  Management group on the  Coast will have Karen Jordon,  886-7900, as facilitator for a  workshop with groups from  Gibsons area at the Coast  Garibaldi Health Unit starting  February 25 and 28. The same  workshop will be in Sechelt at  Community Services with  Margaret Gemmei, 885-2677,  starting March 1. Please pre-  register for these workshops.  HELP WANTED  Chairman or chairperson for  crafts. Must have a beating  heart.  HELP WANTED  Two live bodies to sell books.  No experience needed.  HELP WANTED  Treasurer���must have eight  fingers, two thumbs and 10 toes  to count on.  Our general meeting is on  Thursday, February 21, at 1:30  PM, and our guest speaker is  from Hospice.  The President's Dinner will  be held on Saturday evening,  February 23. The menu is ham  and scalloped potatoes for $5  and   then   a   movie   and  refreshments. Call Patti at  885-7792 or Len at 885-2878 for  tickets. While there, take advantage of the raffle tickets at  50 cents for one or three for SI.  The prizes are: first, scatter  mat; second, two children's TV  cushions; and third, leaded picture.  ���_  ���aw.  EXTRA! EXTRA!  M  COAST NEWS  m  CLASSIFIEDS  M  Seaview Market  w  nTFLANNINC??  For information on Retirement Planning, Registered  Retirement Savings (RRSP), and Retirement Income Options  Call...  ��� Life & Disability Insurance Planning  ��� Retirement Planning      ��� Employee Benefit Plans  'Serving the Sunshine Coast for over 8 years'  LAWRENCE K. 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Coast News, February 18,1991  community news  DAVIS BAY NEWS &  m,  Long-gone houses and polar bears  all get behind this group and  support them I  Halfmoon Bay Brownies brave the fog to collect bottles on their  bottle drive, Saturday, February 9. -Ruth Forrnttr photo  by L���imlee SosH. M5-5212  11k log house in Wilson  Creek is gone! I hope because  it's out of sight, it won't be out  of mind. Since I've lived on the  Sunshine Coast, which is coming onto 16 yean, it's always  been there, but I think I only  went into it once when it was  being used as an antique shop. I  always imagined it would make  a great craft and gift shop  something like the old house on  Cowrie where you could take  things on consignment.  I would like to see it reassembled in some park. Why  not incorporate it into the Rec  Centre they are talking about at  Gilker Park? I can see it as a gift  shop, a specialty museum, or  just a hospitality centre where a  person such as a driver could  sit quietly and read a book or  magazine while waiting for  passengers.  POLAR BEAR SWIM  It's too bad that the Polar  Jear Swim is moving to Sechelt.  I think Davis Bay is a much better place to have it, even with  the traffic problems it may have  caused. Once Teredo Street  becomes the highway there will  still be traffic problems.  1 think a vote of thanks has to  go out to everyone who made  the Polar Bear Swim in Davis  Bay such a success, and to the  Bella Beach and the previous  managers who were so enthusiastic about having it there.  Thinking about new home construction  or renovating your existing home?  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Rooms were always available  for use for the organizational  meetings and on the day of the  event for changing and the  restaurant always provided hot  chocolate.  To the merchants who always  provided prizes, to John Webb,  Piper, to the Donut Shoppe for  donuts, to the RCMP for traffic  control, to the Coast Guard, to  the Committee and all the  helpers, many thanks. Good  luck to the Lions Club who  have taken this on.  CATCH 16  The target date for start up of  SECHELT SCENARIO  the Catch 16 Teen Club to be  held at the Wilson Creek Scout  Hall (located in Whitaker Park  across from St. John's United  Church) is Saturday, March 2.  A meeting is being held on  March 14, more definite details  will be forthcoming.  They are looking for adult  volunteers to act as chaperons.  They are also looking for donations of movies, games, books,  etc. The plan is to be open  Saturday nights then, depending on the number of  volunteers, Friday nights. Let's  WHERE ARE THE PEOPLE?  I sure would like some news  and views from the people in  Davis Bay! I would be happy to  put in good wishes for birthdays, anniversaries, get wells.  Let me know about meetings  that are coming up. I would  really like to hear from you. My  deadline is Thursday morning,  but if something unexpected  comes up after that, the paper is  very good about adding it to the  column.  St. Mary's 'mug-up' time  by Margaret Watt, 888-3364  It's mug-up time on Monday,  February 25, when the Auxiliary to St. Mary's Hospital  holds its Annual Brown Bag  Lunch and Mug-Up at the  Sechelt Indian Band Hall.  This is when recognition is  given to the in-service hospital  volunteers who provide hair  care, library service, flower care  and assistance in Extended  Care. Alan Harbord, representing the Board of Trustees, Ted  Wright, Administrator, and Dr.  Kirstie Overhill, Chief of Staff,  will be in attendance.  The guest speaker, Dr. Rand  Rudland, has been asked to  outline the on-going develop  ment of the Pediatric Asthmatic  Clinic on the Sunshine Coast.  Being environmentally conscious, Auxiliary members are  asked to bring their own mugs  and Brown Bag lunch, but  beverages will be provided.  Registration starts at 10:45  AM, meeting at II AM, and  lunch at 12 Noon. All Auxiliary  members from Pender Harbour  to Hopkins are invited to attend  and bring a friend. Contact Vivian Tepoorten, 885-4508.  SLIDE SHOW  On Saturday, February 23, at  7 PM, in St. Hilda's Church  Hall, Archdeacon Barry Jenks  and his wife Barbara will be  showing slides which were taken  during the three years the cou  ple spent in British Guyana.  FIGURE SKATING CLUB  The good people who work  so hard to put on the show of  the Figure Skating Club every  year are anxious that you know  that tickets for this year's show  will be available for two weeks  starting February 18.  You can buy tickets at this  time from the parents at the  arena only during class time.  After the week of February 25,  the tickets can be had from  Pastimes or Zippers in Sechelt,  Silks & Lace in Gibsons, and  Oaktree Market in Madeira  Park. The shows���two this  year���will be on March 10, but  more about that in a later column.  i-vrTfflBlT*^^  fpa��,K5S��^^  m  (1991 Autoplan Changes  PREMIUMS  Who pays more?Why?  Based on past experience and  projections, ICBC requires  4.5 per cent more premium  income in 1991 -3 percent to  pay for claims and improved  Autoplan benefits, plus 1.5  per cent to offset the impact  of the federal Goods and  Services Tax.  Each year. ICBC  determines which coverages,  territories and vehicle uses  have increased or decreased  in relative claims cost.  If your premium is changed  more lhan the average, it is  because of the various factors  which affect insurance rating:  the value, age and use of your  vehicle, where you live, what  coverage you choose and  where you are on the Claim-  Rated Scale.  Compulsory Coverage  The largest part of your basic  Autoplan insurance is made  up of liability coverage (to  protect you if claims are  brought against you by  others) and No-Fault Accident coverage. Premiums for  these coverages, including  extended liability, are being  increased, on a province-wide  average, by 4 per cent for  claim-free motorists. As we  mentioned above, depending  upon where you live and the  coverage you choose, the  change in your premium may  differ from the average  Collision &  Comprehensive  Each year about a third of all  vehicle models are "aged"  and the collision premium is  adjusted to reflect decreased  value. Collision premium  increases may apply to other  vehicle models.  Comprehensive coverage  premiums are also adjusted to  reflect claims experience,  vehicle value, use and  territory. Sharp increases in  windshield, theft and  vandalism claims have led  ICBC to increase premiums  for Comprehensive coverage  by an average 15 per cent.  ���ICBC  Underinsured Motorist  Protection (UMP) will cost  $4 more.  GST Impact  When you buy your Autoplan  insurance you will mil pay Ihe  7 per cent GST on your 1991  Autoplan premiums. Financial  transactions of this nature are  exempt.  However. ICBC will he  required to pay the GST on  many goods and services il  purchases.  ANY GOOD  NEWS?  Yes. More and more people  arc participating in carponls  and we've made a change lhal  will make carpooling an even  better deal. In the past you  could drive a vehicle rated for  "pleasure only" to and from  work on only 4 days in a  calendar monlh. We've increased lhal to fi days so thai,  even in Ihe longer months of  the year, lour carpool members who own pleasure-rated  vehicles can share Ihe driving  to and from work without  rcrating their vehicles, as long  as each of them drives lo work  nol more lhan 6 days in Ihe  calendar month. The change  to 6 days also applies to some  other vehicle use classes. Ask  your Autoplan agent lo he  sure you are rated correctly.  Increased Weekly  Benefits  As of January I. 1991  accident victims who qualify  will receive increased  compensation for losl wages.  ICBC is increasing Ihe maximum weekly indemnify from  $200 to $300 provided lhal  does not exceed 75 per cent of  the victim's gross weekly  income at the time of the  accident. This applies lo all  new claims as well as to all  outstanding claims. Payments  will not be retroactive  but will start at the new  level as of January 1991.  Short Term Savings  Prior lo January I, 1991 a  surcharge of 5 per cent of the  annual premium has been  charged to people licencing  and insuring their vehicles for  periods of less than 12 months  (short term licence and  insurance). This surcharge has  been reduced lo 4 per cent  (minimum $20) to make the  short term option even more  affordable.  WHAT ELSE?  Territories  For insurance rating purposes,  BC is divided into 14  territories, In the past your  Autoplan agent asked where  your vehicle was principally  operated in determining your  premium. Now, for most  vehicles, the territory is  defined as where the vehicle  is "garaged" that is, "primarily  located when not in use". In  most cases, this would be ihe  vehicle owner's home  address. This and other  territorial changes have been  made to accurately reflect  claims experience in different  parts of the Province.  New consequences  of misrating  ICBC has established a new  procedure lo deal with Ihe  serious problem of deliberate  misrating of vehicles. If you  make a claim and your  vehicle is found to be  misruled, you will pay ten  times the difference between  the cost of the coverage you  were carrying al the time of  the accident and the coverage  you should have had, with a  minimum of $500 and a  maximum of $10,000.  The bottom line - be sure  your vehicle is correctly  rated.  A  . ��� ..  -_��... ..mota* ��������.��;.���"" ��-'-'����veil Coast News, February 18,1991  HARBOUR WATCH  Pender  club executive  by Jacalyn Vincent, 883-2840  Here is the new 1991 list of  executive members for the club:  president, Ruth Kobus;  Secretary, Cheryl Jensen;  Treasurer, Muriel Cameron;  Vice-President, Doris Pride;  Executives, Rob Koenig, Hans  Schroeder, Sunny Charboneau,  Jane Reid, Dianne Gamble,  Dennis Gamble, Marlene Cymbalist and Gail Paton. Their  help is always appreciated.  Membership dues may now be  payable to any one of the executives or mailed to Pender  Harbour Community Club,  Box 142, Madeira Park, BC,  VON 2H0.  The executive members work  very hard to maintain the hall  for the use of the whole community. Operating costs alone  are over a thousand dollars a  month. This must be raised by  voluntary means. In the past  year, donations have been given  to the Jaws of Life Fund in the  amount of $5000, the Music  Society in the amount of $2000,  and bursaries have been given to  two high school students.  The community club could  do so much more, if additional  people would become involved  and offer their help. The club  can only be as strong as the support that is received from the  whole community. If you have  only a couple of hours to give or  even full days, don't hesitate to  feel free to contact any one of  the executives.  Just a few reminders about  the community club. Their annual spring bazaar is now being  planned for May 4. Materials  are available for anyone who is  willing to knit, sew, crochet or  do any hand crafts. You may  contact Muriel Cameron at  883-2609. Also if you are thinning out your plants in the  garden, it would be appreciated  if you would save any surplus.  Finally, bingo is held every  Thursday, at 7 pm, in the community hall. Attendance has  been very low, so there is room  for more players who want a  great evening out.  Looking for a logo  Now that they have a motto���"A Harbour For Learning"  ���the Madeira Park Elementary School Is seeking to develop  a distinctive logo to go with it.  Figuring that many beads are better than one, the school's  staff and Parent Advisory Council have announced that they  would welcome Ideas and design suggestions for the new  logo. As such, all submissions should be sent to the school by  March 15.  The winning logo will be used to promote the school on  team uniforms, stationery, and so forth. Contributors are  asked io use no more than three colours In their designs.  Brighten Tour  World  POT LUCK DINNER  At the Pender Harbour High  School, you can enjoy a pot  luck Conner and presentation by  Jim Simpson, on February 19.  Jim will be giving a positive  view point in community  awareness concerning drugs and  alcohol. He will be speaking  about their effects on the community and what the area can  do to stop the "ripple effect".  Everyone is welcome! Bring at  least one dish for the dinner at 6  pm. If you cannot make the  dinner, but are interested in the  presentation, Mr. Simpson will  begin at 6:45 pm. For any more  information, please call Eudora  Bramham at 883-2149 or Marg  Goldrup at 883-2667.  SHOW YOUR SUPPORT  The Pender Harbour Pool  presents "We Shield the  Children Vigil and Walk" on  Saturday, February 23, at I pm,  in front of the Rockwood Centre in Sechelt. Come and show  your support for the sanctuary  of children in the Middle East.  Contact Joan at 883-9054 or  Marie at 883-2142 for more information.  AS THE TIDE CHANGES  Although this is a sad note, I  am sure most of you remember  Pat and Morley Leuscombe  who used to run the IGA.  Regrettably, they lost their  daughter last week when she  was killed by a car in the Burnaby area. Our prayers go out  to the family.  The Pender Harbour Seals  Swim Club are off to the Junior  BC Provincial held in Surrey  this year on February 22 to 24.  Good luck to you all!  Enjoy the pussy willows while  they last. Until next week, be  good to yourself.  EGMONT NEWS  Taxes prove taxing  by Dixie Percy, 883-9228  Well folks, things were so  quiet around the cabin last week  that 1 was forced to entertain  myself with a rousing evening of  'do-your-own-income-tax-  return'. Some of you may have  had a similar experience recently  or are blandly anticipating one  in the near future.  What a night! This year,  though, I felt I was ready for it.  I had my personal package  from Revenue Canada laid out  in front of me with all of the information slips I needed. Apparently, my claim is so  straightforward that I was  automatically sent the idiot-  proof, shorter version.  Like a putz, I assumed this  meant it would be easier to All  out and would take less time to  do. What a mistake! I should've  packed a lunch. Two erasers  and a writer's callus later it was  well past the witching hour and  I had done both mine and my  spouse's returns at least three  times each, ending up with a  different result every time.  According to my calculations, I am either going to have  to take out a loan to pay back  what I owe, or start looking for  ways to invest my fantastically  large refund. This might seem a  bit odd to the less experienced  taxpayer, but for me it is a  regular routine. No matter what  figure I come up with at the end  of the form, it always differs  from Revenue Canada's num  ber when they send it back to  me.  Instead of dragging the likes  of myself through a smorgasbord of possible deductions and  eligibility clauses, why can't  they just look it up to see how  much money I made and either  send me the bill or my money? I  mean, they must have all that  information on file somewhere  in the bowels of their vast data  bank. Can't they just call up  that great information and  figure it out for themselves?  Why involve me in the first  place when, year after year, my  answer is always incorrect? I tell  you, it's a waste of paper.  If it weren't for the fact that I  usually do end up getting a few  bucks back. I probably  wouldn't pay much attention to  it; however, since this pesky  problem won't deal with itself,  I'm just going to have to take  the bull by the horns. 1 have  tried to figure out what 17 per  cent of anything is for the last  time. This year I am going to  take my little stack of papers in  to be decoded by someone who  does this sort of thing for a living. It may not affect the outcome of my return much, but at  least I'll know what I'm in for  ahead of time.  SENIOR CITIZENS  Recently some information  was distributed through the  mail concerning housing in  Area A for seniors with incomes  of less than $15,000 per year. A  committee is being formed to  face this issue and they would  like anyone that this concerns lo  come forward and make themselves known in order to better  serve the community's needs. In  Egmont contact Billy Griffith  for information.  BEWARE OF SKUNK  The Quilting Club had to  move its meeting place last week  from the Egmont School to the  basement of the Backeddy.  Pepe Le Peu had used some  aromatherapy on the school and  it did nothing for the quilters.  You may want to give it some  time to air out before your next  visit.  SPRING ENTHUSIASTS  Pussy willows are beginning  to bloom. Buds are forming  everywhere. The days are get-  ling noticeably longer. Four and  a half weeks to go.  THANKS  Vi Bemtzen would like to express her sincere thanks to  everyone for their kindness.  Watch out. Egmont's  downtown population has increased by 15! A crew of tree  planters have moved in for the  next few weeks to try and cover  those bald spots on the mountains.  Cottifiatulationi cMuxtle ��^>  crtna au the belt fox t&e  lutute of your new public ..lion        A-lk/  "The Harbour Spiel"        \   JWfAr  Vail                                                        iSXtt  Reflections Hair Studio   '*jj$fi&r  TOURIST AND RECREATION GUIDE  7* T>t  Ocean Sound Kayaking  Guided Sea Kayaking Trips  Howe Sound* Narrows Inlet ���Desolation Sound  . NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY    QO-  naon  FOB MORE INFORMATION CALL   OO0*73e3U  frmmiwM  HUNTER  Upstairs, Corner of  Jewellery    Prints  ,--\.- >v  -w Paintings   Fabric Art  CT   & & Pottery      Cards  (aVnaLawawn M   futndaafli'd unrlt /<v local crrtisH  St hool & Gower Pt. 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JONES  Lawyer  883-9525  The Sumhine  COAST NsSWS  PENDER HARBOUR  CHEVRON  Complete Auto Repair  24 HOUR TOWING  883-2392  Pender Harbour  Realty Ltd.  883-9525  i ax 883-9524  WoMtemlla!  serving the Pender Harbour area  Auto/Truck Rebuilding  and Refiniihing  WIS Garden Bar **., juil off Hwy. 101  ���U-tUe>ore��3-7U*  9. *. �������������* *   *���-,* .-   ���*    -.'..-.._���.���    .'    '��� *_;��� :���  :-    ��� 10.  Coast News, February 18,1991  PL  AUTOMOTIVE  Industrial      AUTOMOTIVE        Marine  PARTS & SUPPLIES  A101 SUPPLY ltd.  1061 Hwy. 101, Gibsons, B.C. 886-8101  Mon.-Fri. o-ts Sal. 8-6, Sun. 10-1^  S~SECHELT RADIATORS"^  ���   Complete Cooling System Service Centre mWM w  We Repair S Replace Bads. Healer Cores t, Gas Tanks:  AUTOS TRUCKS TRACTORS INDUSTRIAL MARINE  Now, Used ft Rebuilt  4349 S.C. Hwy.      Pick-tip i Delivery Mon. - Sat.  Next lo Wilson Cieek Chevron Station 885-7986./  BLDG. CONTRACTORS  R&K CONTRACTING  ��� Framing  ��� Forming  Specialists  Free Estimates  Rob ��� 885-7072  ��� Renovation!  ���Additions  fehwardContractinQ  ���L QUALITY HOME  BUILDING & IMPROVEMENTS  PLAN DESIGN & DRAFTING  For Estimate Call OflCfiJJ4  , Ho��ard*atini��a 003'0't't J J  ( CADRE CONSTRUCTION ^  LTD.  Sunshine Coeet Builder Sine. Wi  NEW HOMES ��� RENOVATIONS - ADDITIONS  RESIDENTIAL - COMMERCIAL ��� INDUSTRIAL   886-3171   Electrical It Plumbing  Residential - Commercial  raw eamuraa  CONTRACTORS LIC. NO. 0044  886-3344 ��� 886-3364  [ARGATZ  Bllolda ��� Scram ��� Oarag* Door* ��� Preening Door* ��� WtndoM  MUL Ha.am.roH  Hlgtmay 1011 Plan Rd  Olbaona. S.C. VON IVO  . m��eniaea.T>ie  fer. tamm  M.J.J. VINYL SIDING  Soffits, FASIA, Shutters  Stona t Brick  P.O. Box 1596  Sechelt, B.C.  V0N3A0  ALPINE TRUSS  Bus: 886-8883 S\. 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CONTRACTORS  EXCAVATING  EXCAVATING  mcCONNELL DRYWALL  BOARDING ��� TAPING ��� TEXTURED CEILINGS  New Homes & Townhouses - Additions - Renovations  PROMPT PROFESSIONAL SERVICE ��� FREE ESTIMATES  moms 886-9635 Casuien0ri-87M  SI4C4 North Rd., Olbaona    Qaiald PL McConoall  M & S INDUSTRIES u.  ��� N��w Ho*a��a  ��� Ctsatoaa Flateblag  .Serving Ihe Coast for 10 Yesve  Let Mt-1711 Evening*  Ulfortiale (Contracting '  CONTRACT  LAND CLEARING  886-8101 886-9141  "A BETTER" BOBCAT SERVICE^  "CompMra Bobcat Services"  ��� Excavating - Backlllllng. Trenching ���  Dralnaga - Clearing ��� Retaining Walla ��� Paving Stones  886-8838  �� Hour  S*rvlc��  Boa 1221, Olbaona  B.C. VON IVO  CONCRETE SERVICES  Patton Concrete  Placing & Finishing  886-8842  P Ready Mix Concrete        ^j *-r   '  \J    L'U'  SUVINC tHt SUNIHrNf CO��r|  SECHELT PLANT                               GIBSONS PLANT I  ,      M5:7160 886-8174     J  All typos of concrete work.  Sidewalks, driveways, slabs - smooth, broomed,  exposed aggregate linishing.  V*5��,  raaamxmmtj  Swanson's  Ready-Mix Ltd.  AcLounti , Fax  __*M Mr. Central l>spatih        . Account.   Fa*   f W-9MS 1 [rnvrnl rujuzH]  3 Batch Plants on the Sunarun* Coast  Gabaons Soohexl . Pendar Harbour  Boa 171, ��4l 7 Burnet Rd., aMorrart  CONSTRUCTION  Excavation  Water, Grading,  Subdivision Design  and Development  886-2182 or 885-9840  I.T.S. BCIVATDN LTD.  Reeidentlal - Commarcial  Induatrtal - Land Clearing  Serving the Coast hr X rears  "We pride ourselves on punctuality  i.S.C.V  PRP-TWO Excavating  stump mmoval ��� Sf rac fiilds  SAN0 S OrUVEL SALES    ��� WATIr) LINIS  OltlVEWAYS ��� LANS CLEABINO  ?! Prompt Courleoua Service With Low Rat** Call  Vwavni ph: steers* �� martv ph: ats-atta  +*       Big Or Small, We Dp It AMI    t  Fastrac BACKHOE  SEBV1CE  ��� SEPTIC FIELDS  ��� DRAINAGE DITCHES  ��� EXCAVATIONS  ��� WATEH LINES O* 411.4X4  .clearing        Steve Jones  GEN. CONTRACTORS1  . CAN-DO EXCAVATING  /jfiBji   58(1 EXTENDAHOE.BOBCAT743.  LOG%   SINGLE AXLE DUMP TRUCK  . Xerrric Fields ��� Sand, Gravel & Tap Soil  George 885-7553 or Emery 885-4854  m&  ��� Selective Logging  - Marine Contracting  - Stump Removals    . Santf& Gravel Deliveries  - Purchase Timber GARY 886.g5g5  . TWIN CREEKS MARINE LTD. BILL 886-8361 J  ^Horkaiiire (Sar&ener  ' "j General Garden Maintenance  ���     Lawn Care ��� Landscaping ��� Pruning  -' Rockeries  Senior's Discount ��� Friendly Service  Fred 886-3526  ELECT. CONTRACTORS  ^SERVICES LTff  Private i Industrial Electrical Conlraclor  High & Low Voltage Power Lines  Reg. No. 16135 ~~  -883-9483  Mackenzie Excavating Ltd.  Land Clearing & Development  Cam Mackenzie Q &  885-5910  itamrmm CP*"^       CUP* Sri  iPbcfgrri 65 Schedule  LAURIE LACOVETSKY  886-2835  Residential k  tZli      CONSTRUCTION,  Renovations e Additions Gibsons, B.C  1  h   h R  mm,  ���J*       THE  RENOVATIONS WITH ^  A TOUCH OF CLASS  COMMERCIAL I RESIDENTIAL  885-5029  IMPROVER    ��*>   LTD. HALFMOON Mj  feftt^JsfHi  .; m��  FREE ESTIMATES  G & S DRYWALL  For All Vour Orywoll Needs  Please Cell: 886-9204  CENTURY ROCK  VANCOUVER   SECHELT PtNINSULA  JERVIS INLET  Lv. Langdale  6:20 am      2:30 pm  8:30 M'       4:30  1030 6:30  12:25 pm M 8:20 M  M dli.Mii Mivtttck |��f  W.I*VW"H��r.T'  Lv. Horseshot Bay  7:30 am      3:30 pm  9:30 M  11:30  1:15 pm  5:30 M  7:25 M  9:15  Lv. Earli Cove  6:40 am      4:30 pm  8:20 6:30  10:30 6:30  12:25 pmM 10:20 M  Lv. Saltery Bay  5:45M      3:30 pm  7:35  9:25 M  11:30  5:30 M  7:30  9:30  GIBSONS BUS SCHEDULE  ROUTE 1 ��� Via Morth M��� t Swot, Sseur *l. t Franaan, Lew l�� Slop ROUTE 2   Via leoaleli.Mli, Weoocreen, SC Metma Home far.  Finy  '5:45  1:41  7:45  8:48  9:45  5:48  11:45 7:48  'bcept Isreiays I HtMeys  8:10 1:10  8:10 4:10  10:10 6:10  12:10 0:10  MMI MM IMjM ll ftftf IflMla spMNt MM MM Hf Ffffy  Last (1:15) Ferry peck-up al langa** 10:00 pm Fri.. Sat. t Sue. only.  Can aet-Mia tor Inteffliattw, commeras & complalntr  MM      7:00' 8:66    MM 7:30  0:00 0:66 9:30  11:00 7:60 11:30  1:66 1:60  ���Csemcts 6:66 Ferry Rm  FARES         Adults Seniors Ctiiidren Stud. Comm  Onto! Town   ST 50    81.00      75    si 00 SI.  In Town           .78       .75     .75       75  These transportation schedules sponsored by  SiiHciwl Agweiw  INSURANCE TRAVEL  886-2000 886-9255  Bad Carpet Service From Friendly Professionals In Surtnycraat Hall, Olbaona.  \  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  ���  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  I  Tickets       I  25/rldo      |  I  I  I  I  3:30  8:30  7:30  f SECHELT FIRE PLACE LTD.  GAS* PELLET* WOOD  Complete Sales & Installations  SHOWROOM Opra Tuotk-Sot  1356 Wharf Rd. (across Irom Bus Depp)) 885-7171 j  NEED THIS SPACE?  Call the COAST NEWS  at 886 2622 or 8B5-3930  vj  I  PROPANE INC.  ��� Auto Propene  ��� Appliances  ��� Quality B.B. Q's  886-2360  Hwy tot, across St.  |rom Big Mac's, Sechelt  ^PROPflNI  NNT.CMN  Ptninsulc. Coir  ' Olav Camlem 885-7340;^  INSTALLATION  SERVICE  So. IH^SacUl, v��n 3*a  CONVERSION  APPLIANCES  ;-1.a ��.sf. ���-s.atfatm.\>e j <: j-���-^ A-^-^<~^--..^^^&-^|-^--^-'*J>-��'--'',*,-<a,*^faEifi?  * tt ilu-Jt. Ttc^scstxz.*ii.:sr.\a.-m.&w  a,Jn-Tw.awy.a-.j .a.^e^at-ar-^-.r. vet. A.***--*-*  .^e.tss��^Je'^.''^yntx-*'*~'n---*\>9't-st;<'''S*--**-*--*.*'  am Creek fears clearcut logging  Coast News, February 18,1991  Continued from pate 1  avoiding soil erosion and protecting fish habitat.  "In order to allow this forest  to reach its full potential, it  must be allowed to grow and  diversify ���in age classes, in  species, in function and in structure. By doing this we would be  saving money in the cost of  slash burning, planting and herbicides. When you clear cut at  80 years, you impoverish and  weaken the ecosystem."  Horse logging was one of the  options suggested by Wareing. ���  Douglas Gook of the Cariboo  Horse Loggers Association  outlined for the audience the  practices of his group. He said  that the method causes minimal  damage to the forest, allowing  natural regeneration on sites  where reforestation would be  unsuccessful. He said that  although the output of an individual logger with a horse is  much less than with machine  logging, the economic return is  comparable because there is no  need to recoup the massive costs  of large machinery.  Doug Gook of the Cariboo Horse Loggers Association and Mark  Wareing, professional forester with the Western Canada  Wilderness Committee, were speakers at the public meeting on  logging in Roberts Creek. -Rose Nicholson photo  "But we are not immune to  technology," Gook added.  "We have many combinations  of horses and machinery. We  have horse-self-loading logging  truck combinations, horse-  helicopter combinations and  horse-skyline operations."  Gook said he had walked the  cutblocks here, and "I don't  know why it's not happening  here. The possibilities are so  much better for these types of  models to evolve. Your market  conditions are so much  better...you have options and  the economics are better  because of that."  The advocates of clear cutting  argue that their method is the  only way to deal with the problem of fir root rot and other  diseases, but Wareing  disagreed. He claimed that  species and structural diversity  minimizes that problem.  "In the particular stand we're  looking at on 'he Sunshine  Coast," he said, "there is a certain amount of root rot. 1 don't  think it is in any way critical...It  can be controlled by the secondary cutting system. The initial  cut would zero in on the infected trees, and then that  would tend to encourage cedar  to grow in the root rot pockets.  We don't have to throw up our  hands and say 'oh, we have root  rot, therefore we have to clear  cut.' There are lots of other  ways around the problem."  In the information package  prepared for the meeting, a  paper by ecologist Dr. E.C.  Pielou warns of another lesser  known danger of clearcutting  and slash burning, "the tremendous and Irreversible destruction of biological diversity."  "The importance of conserving wild plant populations  because of the genetic resources  they contain is well understood  by agricultural scientists and  Sunshine Coast  'ircc   niocr  ICES   DIRECT  ���  HOME IMPROVEMENTS  MARINF SERVICES  ��� Commercial & Residential ���  ��� Carpet & Resilient Flooring*  ������***�������   phone   ******  *"o* E8SO-88S8 or SW  Popping       SHOWROOM  5601 Hwy. 101, Sechelt  Tuee.-Frl. 12:30-5pm, Sat. OtOO-Spm  r"r FLOOS STORE ��T VOUR DOOR __  SUNSHINE KITCHEN  ��� CABINETS ���  880-94 ff  ���Showroom Kern's Plaia.Hwy 101  Open Tuesday to Saturday 10-4 pm .  MARINE WAYS  BOAT MOVING  POWER WASHING  flicrCrui/cr  Mercury Oulboards  Volvo  A3 H/UDDCXX MARINE ltd.  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VON W0  ��h:MS��7l).  fCHAINSAWS  8ALE8 s% SERVICE  KELLY'S LAWNMOWER &  CHAIN8AW LTD  MARINE SERVICES  rBeei*e Tka OeVl Dock  ow- * Sail Water Licences,  * Motel & Campsites * Water Taxi /  * Marine Repairs      * Ice and Tackle  /66S-��tejJ  '��� mv*    Cornell's Marine Service  ���B |_U SERVICE TO ALL MAKES  ���     Mm      Specialising In Merc Oufboerd  r."S"-���>_�� I      * ���'���'" "''" '�������"*����  DIVER ���     Located at  BOAT        V        Smitty'a Marina, Olbaona  HAULING       .<SHOP666-r711    RES. 666-6640  731 NORTH, ROAD    86**297",  <StyUs Caxfxit & Ot>Uki��tu Cum.  TOM STYLES 8654648    '  Steam Cleaning of Carpet 6 Upholstery  Flood ��� Water Damage Removal  Reetretch A Carpal Repair*  "FREE ESTIMATES"  trying Po��*ii Brnr-SunHUn* Coast   JACOBS-* PUDS  6488 Norwoet Bay Road  888-9860  I  We carry a complete line ol ________  Animal Feeds A Supplies     the growing peoolej  pharmacologists...It is impossible to foresee the long-term effects of a massive loss of genetic  diversity."  Clear in the minds of Roberts  Creek residents was the  disastrous flood that occurred  on Clough Creek in 1983 when  many residents had to be  evacuated from their homes as a  log jam gave way and massive  amounts of water, debris and  standing timber swept on to  their properties.  "I have here a document  from the Water Management  Branch of the Ministry of Environment," said Donna  Shugar, "which links that flood  to logging that had taken place  10 years previously."  Damage to salmon spawning  creeks by clearcut logging practices was alio brought up. Jay  Hamburger told of extensive  damage to the Pender Harbour  Wildlife Association's salmon  enhancement hatchery when  spawning beds were clogged  with silt washed from a logging  operation in recent heavy rains.  "I get phone calls about  things like that all the time,"  said Wareing, commenting on  the lack of coordination between the Ministries of Forestry  and Fisheries.  "The ball is now in your  court," Moderator Brian Cole  told the audience, "because you  are the inter-communication  link between all these sections of  government. Unless you take it  upon yourselves to be that link  we are not going to have  anything by way of sanity in any  of these ministries."  Summing it all up, Donna  Shugar said, "The question is,  what do we do next? We invited  Forestry to participate in this  meeting and they didn't come as  full participants but just as  observers.  "They have offered us  another meeting on March  12...We would like to have  dialogue with Forestry, but we  would like to have their  response to this meeting, not a  defense of their position on  clearcut logging."  Teachers  Continued from page 1  averaged between six and seven,  pec cent.  The compensation stabilization p-ogram announced  Januar, .9 by the Ministry of  Finance and Corporate Relations states, "The ability to pay  is defined as the current ability  of the public sector employer to  pay compensation increases  without reducing existing levels  of the public service or raising  taxes.  "Further, this program will  see a freeze on the salaries of  Cabinet Ministers, MLAs, and  senior public officials  throughout the public sector including government, Crown  Corporations, municipalities  and the health and education  sector."  Mjanes says the teachers sympathize with the district's position as-"They just received their  budget figures and they are  dramatically reduced from what  was expected. They are in the  process of trying to live up to  their agreements."  Anderson could not be reached for further details at press  time.  Board Chairman Maureen  Clayton said, "the incredibly  long process" involved meeting  with the teachers 33 times and  "We had to put our heads down  and think about some real dif-  ficult things."   "FIVE POWERFUL  REASONS  TO GET A  MUTUAL RRSP  NOW"  ISevc with confidence -  Mutual hat highest credit rintvg  I New Loan Service - up to  12 month* to repay  I Wide ten* of tavinr and  investment option*  | Attractive interest  ITtamfcr vour RRSP to  Mutual and fet much more  MN'T KUV.  MM MISP IT MARCH 1.  my  Th�� Mutual Group  Facing Tomorrow.  Tojether  l,������a��iJie��liMulvalL��aolCanaaalMuluai  Urn***** memo at Tha eSunmowvo  NEW?  On the Coast  Baby  Bride or bride to be  CALL US!  Helen Milburn 8608676    Ruth Bulpit 885-5647  Nan Nanson    686-3416    Rosemarie Cook 885-5821  Submissions to the NOTICE BOARD are welcomed.  Please ensure only one submission Is made for each  event. Thankyou.  Mondiy, February 18th. 1991  C6-D*p6nd*ncy Group - lor women, 6 week group starting tonight, 6  pm. Conlact Margaret, Action Society, 865-5680.  Gibsons Branch ot Friends of Schizophrenics - will show an interesting film, 7:30 pm, Coast Garibaldi Health Unit, Gibsons.  Tuesday, February 19th, 1991  Lit* Drawing - to am, Arts Centre, Sechelt. Information: 885-5412.  P.H. & District Wildlife Society - monthly meeting, 7:30 pm, Madeira  Park Elementary School. Prize draw & refreshments, guest speaker.  Sunshine Coast Business & Professional Women's Club - monthly  dinner meeting, 6 pm, Golden City Restaurant. Information: Carolyn,  885-9029.  Wednesday, February 20th, 1991  Film: Fire Festival 1985 Japan - 8 pm, Arts Centre, Sechelt. $4 admission. Information: 885-5412.  Sunshine Coast White Cane Club - All registered blind persons, their  guides and friends welcomed to attend our first meeting at 1:30 pm at  Greenecourt Hall, Sechelt. Transportation & refreshments offered. Information: Don Andow, 886-7184 or Marjorie Walker, 885-2738.  Catholic Women's League - Monthly Meeting. 7:30 pm in Holy Family  Church Hall, Sechelt.  Spanish Conversation Classes - 7 - 9 pm, 10 weeks, $60. Rockwood  Centre, 885-2522.  Amnesty International - meeting, 7 pm, Sechelt Elementary School.  Thursday, February 21st, 1991  Bible Study - at Living Faith Lutheran Church, 7 pm, prepared by the  Women of Kenya. Slide show.  Elphinstone Concert Band - evening concert, 7:30 pm, school gym.  Tickets $3 at the door. Fundraiser for Washington DC trip.  Sunday, February 24th, 1991  Drum Heat in Concert - 2 pm, Twilight Theatre, Gibsons. $15 admission. Information: 886-2324.  Sunshine Coast Woman's Aglow - prayer meeting, 308 Headlands  Rd., Gibsons, 1 pm. Info: 886-9567 or 886-8594.  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary, Hopkins Branch - regular monthly  meeting, 1:30 pm at Camp Sunrise. New members welcome  Friday, February 22nd, 1991  Ladies' Auxiliary, Royal Canadian Legion - Sechelt. Friday night steak  dinner, 6 - 8 pm. $6.50 incl. GST.  Living Faith Lutheran Church - study & slide presentation on Kenya.  Intro, to World Day of Prayer service. Info: Margaret, 885-5065 or  Gwen, 883-2778.  Pander Harbour Music School/Society - "Poetry & Music" night,  7:30 pm. $5 & $6 tickets at Sunny's & Paper Mill.  M.S. Self Help Group - meeting, 2-4 pm, Coast Garibaldi Health Unit,  Sechelt. Information: Becky, 886-8131.  Saturday, February 23,1991  Sechell Elementary Choir - 'The Phantom Tea' fundraiser. 2-4 pm,  Sechelt Elementary School Main Foyer. $3/adult, $1/child.  Sunday, February 24th, 1991  S.C. Guides A Scouts - 9th Annual BP Birthday Party. Everyone  welcome. Chatelech Gym 2 - 3:30 pm. Refreshments served.  Monday, February 25th, 1991  Year 2000 Discussion Group - Topic: Assessment & Evaluation.  Place: Sechelt Indian Band Hall. Time: 7:30 pm.  S.C. University Women's Club - February meeting. 11:30 am,  Kirkland Centre, Davis Bay. Information: 885-9589.  Arthritis Self-Management - Sessions starting Feb. 25 in Gibsons and  Mar. 11n Sechelt. Information: 886-7900 or 885-2677 or 883-2679  for Pender dates.  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary - Brown Bag Lunch and Mug Up, 11  am, Sechelt Indian Band Hall. Bring your own lunch & mug.  Members & friends welcome.  Wednesday, February 27th, 1991  Friends of Schizophrenics - Sharing & Caring Support Group  meeting. 7:30 pm. Phone 886-7831.  Friday, March 1st, 1991  World Day of Prayer Services - will take place at the Living Faith  Lutheran Church al 1 pm: St. Mary's Catholic Church, Gibsons at  1:30 pm. Everyone Welcome.  Saturday, March 2nd, 1991  Sunshine Coast Heart Beet - African Drumming Ritual. $55, pre-  registration required, tt am to to pm, Rockwood, north wing. Call  Carol Stewart, 885-6128.  MISCELLANEOUS  Gibsons Minor Ball Registration - for boys and girls ages 5 to 14 as  of Dec. 31/90. Sunnycresl Mall, March 1 from 6-8 pm, March 2  from 11 am - 3 pm; and March 8 from 6-8 pm, March 9 from f 1  am - 3 pm.  Peace Vigil - Every Friday night, 7:15 - 8:15 pm, Pioneer Park,  Lower Gibsons. Bring a candle.  Sundays  The Sunshine Coast Stamp Club - will be meeting every second  Sunday at Rockwood Lodge at 7:30 pm.Phone 885-3381 or  885-7088 for further information. Open for all ages.  Other  The Rockwood Centra - is now accepting proposals for artists exhibitions for the 1991 - 92 seasons. Please contact Anita Kehler,  885-2522, or drop portfolio by centre offices.  Co-Dependent Group - 6 week program beginning Monday,  February 18,6 to 7:30 pm. To register please call Margaret, Action Society, 885-5680.  The B.C. Yukon Heart * Strike Foundation - volunteer canvassers  will be calling on you between February 10 and 28. Many more  canvassers are needed. If you can help out, particularly In the  Halfmoon Bay area, please contact Maralyn Palty, 885-2229.  _*_  __  ���'���'-"-" ���''  -��������"---;-,-te.:, 12.  Coast News, February 18,1991  At Gibsons Council  Planning Committee faces mixed bag  b> Rose Nicholson  Consideration of a proposed  amendment to a bylaw that  would have authorized the  change of Gospel Rock lot sizes  was struck from the agenda of  the February 12 meeting of the  Planning Committee of Gibsons  Council when a surprise request  came from the applicant that  the application be withdrawn.  "It's now a dead issue," commented Mayor Eric Small.  In further efforts to save the  Inglis house, Ihe Committee has  suggested enlisting the help of  the Heritage Society to investigate ways to acquire financing for the project.  "We'd all like to see it remain  on its present site (as a heritage  house)," said Mayor Small.  "The question is���how'.'"  "Does it qualify for heritage  status?" asked Alderman Ed  Sleeves. "I understand thai  changes have been made that  may not make it eligible. It has  such a long history of being  associated with a political party.  Has this avenue been looked at  as a source of funds?"  "We have no proposal before  us,���and no money behind us,"  quipped Alderman Margaret  Morrison. "I'm in favour of  enlisting the help of the  Heritage Society as a first step."  The Committee recommended spending $2000 to update the  Gibsons' economic publicity  brochure. "Five thousand  copies of this (the old one) were  SCRD wrestles with  Davis Bay dumpsters  Directors at the SCRD  regular meeting held last Thursday evening attempted to come  to grips with a problem which  all agreed had gone too long  without being properly addressed.  At issue was the "mess"  along the Davis Bay beach strip,  an eyesore and potential health  hazard caused by the "misuse"  of dumpsters located there-  receptacles theoretically intended for the convenience of beach  users.  But, as several directors  pointed out at length, the  dumpsters have been used more  Portable  Toilet  ��� Construction Sites  ��� Special Events  ��� Outdoor Picnics  ��� Weddings, etc.  Alio:  Septic Tank Pumping  Bonniebrook  Industries  886-7064  and more for "household garbage" by residents in the area.  The SCRD has apparently  received "many complaints"  about the situation.  One proposal would see the  dumpsters removed and replaced with smaller receptacles  which would not accommodate  the large, plastic trash bags  commonly used in private  households.  Director Bob Wilson suggested thai part���if not all���of  the problem stemmed from less  than ideal servicing of the existing dumpsters. He also noted  that, "The dumpsters are used  by 'weekenders' to get rid of  trash on their way home...But I  do admit there is some abuse of  these facilities."  Dick Derby agreed that, "It is  a major problem. And the big  offenders are the steady  residents on the Sunshine  Coast!"  Peggy Connor noted that,  "We had this problem at Trout  Lake. So we had it (the dump-  ster) removed. We didn't see a  big problem after they were  taken away."  "Take them away from  Davis Bay," insisted Brett  McGillivray. "People must  become responsible. I don't buy  Ihis thing that if we take them  away, things will remain as bad  (as they are)."  printed and it proved to be a  very good promotional  vehicle," explained Planner  Rob Buchan.  "But the information in it is  now out of date. We could  recover $1000 of the cost from  the Economic Development  Branch of the provincial  government."  The Committee also recommended that the 'radius of  notification' bylaw, which requires (hat residents within a  150 feet radius be notified of  any intended rezoning, be extended to include changes in the  community plan, development  variance permits, etc., to bring  it into line with recent changes  in the Municipal Act.  Aldermen objected to a proposal thai a dog pound be  located at Ihe airport at a rental  fee of one dollar a year. It was  felt that the rapid growth rate  on the Coast could mean that  the property might soon become  very valuable and it would be  unwise for Gibsons to tie up its  share of the airport property  with such a venture.  After considerable dicussion,  it was agreed that a recommendation go forward to Council  \BE A YEAR-ROUND GARDENER]  with a SOLAR OPTIC GREENHOUSE  THEJJLTIMATE IN GREENHOUSES!!  Keeps itsell warmer in winter,  cooler in summer. Automatically  regulates temperature and  humidity. Proven in B C, Aita..  Yukon. Virtually impervious to  wind & hall.  GROW VEGETABLES &  FLOWERS IN ALL WEATHER  16' long. 8' wide. 8' high Extendable in  five foot increments (Olher sizes  available). Moulded from a special lormula  fiberglass. No maintenance, firsl cost, only cost. Has its own Inundation. 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DeVRlES, and their customers, will  miss her cheerful and capable interior decorating help.  *'��� 1  Coast News, February 18,1991  The Sunshine  Second Section  The Sunshine Coast Arts Centre  has transformed Coast's cultural life  Homespun Palace  by Jan Michael Shenmn  The fine arts being what they  are in North American culture,  which is sadly and overwhelmingly an acquired taste, it is not  surprising that the highly successful Sunshine Coast Arts  Centre is a smallish, if not  diminutive, palace of culture  tucked away in a suburban  Sechelt enclave.  Designed by Roberts Creek  renaissance man Clarke Steab-  ner, the rough-hewn, idiosyncratic structure proves not only  that good things come in small  packages, but that horns of  plenty need not assume only one  particular shape. The Arts Centre opened wide its inviting,  double wooden doors in 1979,  and cultural life along the Coast  hasn't been the same since.  Donna Shugar has been  manager for the past five years.  A warm, sensitive and insightful  woman, whose carefully chosen  words are matched by a low-key  intensity, Shugar is responsible  for coordinating all events-  performance and visual���and  serves as liaison between the  Arts Centre and its 'parent'  body, the Arts Council. Shugar  was with the Centre as an unpaid volunteer since its inception, becoming "paid staff" in  January of '86, when she  assumed the position of  Manager.  Curator of the Arts Centre is  Larry Westlake, an erudite-  looking aesthete of decidedly  Puckish mien. A word merchant with a delightfully skewed  intellectual bent, Westlake's  comments on "culture"���his  favourite buzz word���crackle  and fizz as if propelled by some  subterranean source of personal  carbonation.  "The Arts Centre is a tip-of-  the-iceberg of all the cultural activities that take place on the  Coast. If it isn't unique, it's at  least exceptional! The Centre  serves a catalytic function���an  outlet for artists to aspire to."  In almost the same breath, and  in what is obviously an off-the-  cuff-riff, Westlake seeks to  make the point that "culture"  hasn't sunk roots deep enough  for him by noting that "I'm surprised at how many people  don't know where I  work���where the Arts Centre is  even located!"  Like the teeter-totter champion someone in her position  must at least aspire to, Donna  smoothly allows as how  "Whereas the people in my  sphere do know about the Centre." Then, to nail down the  fact that Larry's sphere is  arguably somewhat smaller  than the Coastwide community  the Centre is intended to serve,  Shugar adds that "Nine thousand people came through those  doors last year���either for  specific events or simply as  drop-ins. A huge number were  people who made it part of  their...cultural 'routine'." She  smiles benignly, but with a certain wry emphasis: "But a lot of  people are still guilty of getting  their 'cultural hits' off the  Coast..."  Westlake adjusts his glasses  and nods his agreement at  Shugar. Then his brows crinkle,  the ever-lurking grin assembles  itself and the Curator tilts at  another windmill.  "It would seem to be typically Canadian that if it is easy to  access���and it is appearing  locally���then whatever it is  can't possibly be World Class!"  Westlake gestured around at the  interior of the Centre. "We  bring artists here from off the  Coast���some who've exhibited  in major galleries."  "Another reality," says  Shugar, "is that there are many  Coast artists who also exhibit in  major galleries off the Coast,  but who make it a point to support the Arts Centre with their  work."  According to Shugar there  has been a "...slow, consistent  evolution and development  which characterizes the Centre,  I should think. In the early  years it was very precarious. We  were always afraid that our  lease wouldn't be renewed, that  we'd have to...move." She's  silent momentarily, almost as if  "move" wasn't precisely the  word she'd meant to choose.  "There's been a broad acceptance of the Centre as a cultural  fixture," she notes. "We helped  create a climate which made  other endeavours���such as  Rockwood���possible.''  Westlake was asked how, as  Curator, he goes about deciding  what visual events will grace the  walls of the Centre.  "I work with a committee ot  people whom I very much  respect. We meet and discuss  Larry Westlake and Donna Shugar relax (momemtarily) In front of Arts Centre.  -Jaa Michael Sewrmaa photo  the shows we're considering,  not only for suitability, but for  workability. We once rejected  an exhibition of photographs of  veterans���World War 1, and  WWII���which seemed to  render war...ah...nostalgic���  rather than condemning it. It  wasn't a unanimous vote I  should say, but we did reject it.  That doesn't happen often."  "As curator," Larry  elaborates, "I select, present,  interpret, and ship. You gotta  move the stuff...! Now, if you  present some artist one year and  the show is wildly successful���and we sell a lot of her  or his work���the strong temptation is always there to repeat,  say, the following year."  Westlake grinned, pausing  .before making his point.."But  jant.  we don't���we simply won't.  We'll wait several years before  coming back to the same artist.  But don't get me wrong. If  someone's work sells, we're  delighted. For the artist, for us.  But commerciality is the least  important factor we consider."  The Arts Council has a yearly  operating budget of $90,000. Of  that, the Centre receives only a  portion. Westlake and Shugar  are employed on the basis of a  20-hour week, although both  are quick to confirm that working full-time (and beyond)  would see them faced with still  more to be done.  So they rely on the Centre's  ISO-odd volunteers, some  regular, some "once-in-a  while." "They are absolutely  essential,"   Westlake  em  phasizes, Shugar nodding in  agreement. "We couldn't  operate the Centre the way we  currently do without  volunteers."  Asked about the Centre's  future, Larry replies "Listen,  I'm not even talking about  breakthroughs. Culture is incremental���not a matter of  breakthroughs. What makes me  really pleased is feeling that  we've gotten a response. The  community response is (emblematic) of goals achieved.  Confirming values���and stretching them is what we do here."  "I love this place when it's  full," Shugar says softly. "I  love it especially when the event  is something off-the-wall.  Something that stretches the  edges..."  Sunshine Cast AitsCouncil  The Sunshine Coast Arts Council and  \mW~     Howe Sound Pulp and Paper present   H?^,??^  Percussion  instruments from  spoons to  drum sets, maracas  to marimbas,  exemplify a wide  sampling of  human  sensibility,  an expression of  its intensity  and a clear  picture of love of  .'  movement  and rhythm.  Sunday, February 24, 1991 at 2 pm  Twilight Theatre, Gibsons  Tickets $15 (Rfjperved seating)  Remaining tickets at 886-2324 14. Coast News, February 18,1991  .HI5UE.H  Rolling through the Rockies  Gibsons local Parent Advisory Council served up a hearty hot  meal for Gibsons Elementary School staff and teachers on St.  Valentines Day. ���Joel Johnstone photo  Coast Ballroom  Introductory Waltz & Swing  Dance Lessons  Fun and Exciting for all ages  Every Monday ��� Starts March 4th  7 ��� 8 pm Waltz    10 classes ��� $50  8 - 9 pm Swing   Drop In $7.00  _________ .  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Single from $47    Double from $55  Featuring "Sylvia's Restaurant & Bistro"  ...Overlooking Vancouver's English Bay  On the Beach at 1154 Gilford 681-9321  by Pmct Trowtf  The eighties for me���unlike  the stay-at-home years that  preceded them���were very  much a travelling decade. These  odysseys���as I came to think of  them���took Yvonne and I to  many obscure corners of BC  Over the years, I have undertaken to record these journeys  in some detail and they already  comprise a sizable manuscript.  One of our earliest jaunts  however, remains largely un-  chronicled. It was my first real  taste of the road and it still  stands clear in memory.  May 24, 1981 dawns unin-  vitingly, grey and overcast. We  have been hoping for sunny  weather to brighten our first  safari together through the BC  Interior. But the clouds are  predicted to lift in a couple of  days and at least the temperature is mild. We load up the  car and head east along the  Fraser Valley, its spring vistas  obscured by patchy mist in the  lacklustre light. Despite the grey  day, I fed a definite twinge of  anticipation.  Bypassing Hope, we hit the  Hope-Princeton and begin the  long uphill haul to Manning  Park, stopping briefly at the  still-awesome slide that smashed  across the Sumallo Valley in the  early sixties. It is almost noon  when we reach the Manning  Summit and a few miles  beyond, we pull off at a small  and seemingly-deserted picnic  area to grab a spot of lunch. We  soon become aware that the picnic ground is by no means  deserted.  Around our wilderness moun-  tainlop table  the guests begin to gather  an incursion of the small  chillering twittering closer  circling through the sun-circled  afternoon.  Like fencers they advance and  retreat  wary eyes take our measure  prudently they hesitate  but the lure of the crumbs  proves too strong  their forest caution dissolves.  Quick squirrels dart to the  booty  whiskeyjacks filch from our  fingers  a tiny greathearted chipmunk  scales the ramp of my hand  with thistledown feet and attains the prize.  It is a scene out of Francis of  Assissi  a film by Walt Disney  the small have offered their  trust  and we are the guests not they  scattering our tithes in a high-  country clearing.  We leave our newfound  friends to their woodland  devices and push on. The road  dips and twists through a green  sea of stunted mountain conifers, broken by patches of  alpine meadow. Gradually the  terrain begins to alter. The  stunted trees become Ponderosa  pines spearing up from dry  grassland. Fences straggle along  the roadside now. Cows amble  bovinely among the pines. We  are entering cattle country���the  outer fringes of the true Interior.  The highway swings down to  the floor of the valley in a couple of steep sweeping loops. We  bypass Princeton and forge on  through increasingly arid landscapes. The hanging pithead  buildings of Hedley still ding  tenaciously to their mountain  wall as we cruise past the  woebegone mining town with its  aura of vanished affluence. At  Keremeos with its fruit stands  and orchards, we take the northern turnoff and head for the  Okanagan.  The stark desert scenery  begins to moderate as we progress. We are entering ranching  and farming country now, a  land of lakes and green rolling  hills. It is not at its best in the  grey weather���the vivid colours  are muted and dulled���but the  sheer beauty of the landscape is  still impressive. We journey  through it until we reach  Kelowna on Lake Okanagan.  Evening is closing in and we  decide to spend the night here.  Tomorrow we strike out for the  Rockies.  To be continued...  The Bay Market  Your  neighbourhood  foodmart  In  Horsashoa  Bayl  Minutes  from the  ferry line-up.  OPEN 8:30 AM TO 10 PM ��� 7 DAYS A WEEK  6414 Bruce St. ��� 1 Block Up From Bay Street ��� Phone 921-7155  JNST. PADDY'S  m^~     PIGS  with  the,  Featuring  THE GRAfflES BROS  When you're buying a new home, there's an  important point to consider: resale value.  That's why you should be sure you're buying  a Quality Plus Home. In today's unpredictable  real estate market, it's difficult to know  where the market will be when you  might want to sell. With all the added  features of Quality Plus construction  your home has added value.  A Quality Plus Home may look  like any other, but there's a big  difference inside where you live.  The Quality Plus Home is  designed for today's lifestyles,  for people who are discriminating about workmanship,  energy efficiency and comfort  in their living space.  Quality Plus is an  advanced system of design  and construction incorporating the latest  Power Smart advances in heating, clean  air ventilation, and insulation. That  means you enjoy a clean, quiet, more  comfortable home environment in  a house with lower ongoing  maintenance costs.  When you're looking for a  new home, insist on one with  a Quality Plus Certificate. It's  the sign of another Power  Smart idea from B.C. Hydro.  What all  the best addressed  new homes are  wearing this year.  Builders currently building  Quality Plua Hornet are:  A.W. Petert A Associates  Scarborough Beach  Bowen Island, BC. 685-4873  Puchalski Construction  1615 Clover Road  Gibsons, B.C. 885-9208  BChydro S3  BUILD  JRITIS  ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  in partnership with:  BC Gas ��� New Home Warranty Program of B.C. and the Yukon ��� West Kootenay Power ��� National R-2000 Program Coast News, February 18,1991  15.  Maureen Goldman, left, Vera Glesbrecht and Janet Miller,  right, are three winners of the Suncoast Writers' Forge Writing  Contest. ���Ruth Forrester photo  Activities at the Arts Centre  by Lany Westhhe  The exhibition of work by  Don Jarvis which opened last  week at the Arts Centre is intended as a casual introduction  rather than a formal retrospective, but it does give some idea  of the path he has taken.  The earliest works here, done  only a few years after graduation from the Vancouver School  of Art in 1948, show the strong  influence of Cubism in their  faceted, departicularized forms,  leavened slightly by the linear  net that binds the figures  together. These are moody,  even sombre pieces.  A five year jump to "Raging  Figure" (1957) and again to  "Encounter No. 2" (1962) sees  this unease increase dramatically, with tense brushwork,  threatening forms, and suppressed colour. Both these  works are very painterly, and  the second is notable for the  degree to which the subject is  sacrificed for the sake of painting.  The comparatively relaxed  mood of works done after this  seems to indicate a reconciliation, perhaps associated with  the move farther away from the  image.  Writers' Forge  1990 winners  by Ruth Forrester  The final judgements have  been made, points totalled, and  the winners of the Suncoast  Writers' Forge Writing Contest  announced.  There was an air of excitement at Rockwood Centre last  Wednesday as those in attendance awaited results.  In the nonfiction category,  winner of the first prize of $100  was Fraser Taylor of Secret  Cove, second prize of $50 went  to Eileen Wiliiston of Gibsons,  and third prize of $25 was won  by Janet Miller of Sechelt.  Maureen Goldman of Gibsons won $100 first prize for fiction, Leslie Mac Far lane of  Tuwanek received $50 for her  second prize entry, while Vern  Giesbrecht of Gibsons took  third prize of $25.  There was a total of 51 contest entries, which made for a  difficult task for the three  judges in each category. Winning entries along with several  other selected pieces will be  published in the Suncoaster  Magazine 1991 which should be  available in local bookstores by  spring.  Hearty congratulations to the  six winners.  The appreciation of Jarvis'  work requires not so much that  we seek his meanings in his  paintings as we seek our own in  them. By doing so we establish  the link between the viewer, the  painter, and the painted.  Don Jarvis' paintings, drawings, and prints can be seen at  the Arts Centre in Sechelt until  Wednesday, March 9; Saturday  11 am to 4 pm, Sunday 1 pm to  4 pm.  JAPANESE FILM  The Arts Centre's Fall Film  Series features a 1985 production by Mitsuo Yanagimachi,  Fire Festival. In a coastal village  in south-west Japan, a lumberjack in his forties has a mystical  relationship with the goddess of  the mountains. Seeing the  fishing grounds polluted,  speculators moving in and traditions being eroded, he turns a  gun on his family and himself.  Fire Festival will be shown at  the Arts Centre, Trail and  Medusa, Sechelt on Wednesday, February 20,8 pm. Admission is $4 at the door.  DRUM HEAT  Other than the human voice,  the drum is perhaps the world's  oldest instrument and it is as  much a part of contemporary  music as at any other time in  history.  On Sunday, February 24, 2  pm, Gibsons will throb to the  beat of drums���from as far  away as Africa and Brazil and  as close as contemporary  America. "Drum Heat" is the  group featured at the Sunshine  Coast Arts Council's annual  benefit concert sponsored by  Howe Sound Pulp & Paper Ltd.  Tickets for this sensational  performance at the Twilight  Theatre are $15. Call Betty  Allen at 886-2324 to reserve  yours.  DRIFTWOOD     PLAYERS  Written bytt^Robert Harling  TWO FOR ONE  WED. 6th & l)rh  TICKETS $10.00  at Talewlnd B<xiks  Seaview Market,  Linnadincs, Coast Books  Wed.  Thur.  Fri.  Sat.  Doors open  6  7  8  9  7:30 pm  13  14  IS  16  Curtain up  20  21  22  23  8:00 pm  at the Women's Institute Hall  (Corner North Rd. & Hwv- 101)  GIBSONS  +1LEGION  Branch 109  Members and Guests Welcome  Fri., Feb. 22 {  &  Sat., Feb. 23'  GENERAL  MEETING  8 pm  Tues., Feb. 19  Relax on your lunch break  "QUIK LUNCH"       *59S���  11 am ��� 3 pm  2 soups, full salad bar, plus I hot item  No waiting for menu selections - just help yourself!  SUNDAY BUFFET  BRUNCH  10:30 am ��� 3 pm  A large variety of hot & cold items  as well as selections from our  regular menu  BAYMGDRING&  RESTAURANT  Elegant dining wilh a fabulous view overlooking Horseshoe Bay.  ���m                      M  ___l|f<srJp  wt^^^m  Bj|*jfl  1    irl__l  _*W ssssWW aa_^_\ _  KPS_? _/ ���_-__fl  WssssssssWD f       '���____Fr^_f K   __*_���     *-____             e__-li      ~1  irri'ii  TfOTHHI  FEATURING:  * Mediterranean Specialties  ��� Seafoods _  * Pastas & Pizzas  ��� Steaks  OPEN DAILY 11:30 AM UNTIL 11 PM  6330 Bay St., Horseshoe Bay 921 -8184  ��� Friendly Counliy Legion \  _\ Roberts  im Creek  LEGION  Branch 219  Fri., Feb. 22 &  Sat., Feb. 23  Mike      ^  Conway  Friday Nite Dinners  Member* and bona lid*  guests wtlcom*  *_*r  Grilled New York Steak  Sut Night Dinners  BINGO ��� TUES. EVENINGS  flic #750631  S06-1HIJ or sat-HM  THE BACKEDDY  On a pleasantly grey, gusty and drizzly Sunday, my gastronomic partner and I  meandered hungrily up the Coast���destination Egmont.  I was on the trail of the legendary Skookumburger, while she merely lusted after  an ambrosial platter of fish and chips. Word had it that both items���along with  many other tasty offerings���were to be found at the Backeddy Marine Pub.  After our most friendly and enthusiastic hostess, Pam, took our orders, I quaffed a pint of creamy Toby whilst my partner and I gazed out across the water  watching a rainbow forming miraculously before our eyes. As if by predestination, the moment the shimmering colours dissipated, our meal arrived.  Her fish was light-battered, flaky, gold-crusted cod, against which snuggled a  mini-mountain of ultra skinny-cut fries, crisp and begging to be appreciated. My  partner found little time in which to render any detailed verdict on her  repast���save for a half-whispered, half-mumbled, "mmmn...excellent!"���as she  set to with gusto.  My mythological Skookumburger proved to be only too real���and about the  shape and size of a small UFO! Packed inside the custom-baked, sunflower seed-  topped wheat bun was what had to be close to a half-pound of juicy, rare beef.  And to keep this mega-pattie company were onions, mushrooms, tomatoes,  bacon, cheese and crisp lettuce! (All smothered in special burger sauce).  Almost forgot. The onion rings were sensational. Pat, our chef, graciously appeared to see how we'd enjoyed the fruits of her labour. The bill was moderate.  And the sun made a brief, but spectacular, appearance just for good measure.  FAMILY DINING  Andy's Restaurant- Lunch and dinner specials every day. Closed Mondays.  Every Wednesday nighr is Prime Rib  Night. House specialties include veal  dishes, steaks, seafood, pasta, pizza, Thai  food, and lots of NEW dishes. Don't  miss Andy's (real Brunch Buffet every  Sunday from llam-3 pm. Hwy 101, Gibsons, 886-3388. Open 11-9, Sun. closed  Mondays, ll-IOTues.-Sal.  Arigato Sushi Japanese  Restaurant- Walk on Ihe 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,  ll:30am-10:00pm. 6342 Bay Si.,  Horseshoe Bay, ph. 921-6300.  Cafe Pierrot- Comfortable atmosphere with warm, helpful staff.  Homemade pastas, quiches and dally  ���pedals are all prepared wilh the freshest  ingredtau-bom lawful arvideiicious.  Our whole wheat bread and scrumptious  desserts are baked fresh daily, on the  premises. Outside riming takeout orders  for the beach and uppudno are  available. The Coast's bistro...as unique  at  the  Coast   itself.   Mon.   -  Sat.  9am-5pm.Closed Sunday. Teredo  Square, Sechell. Phone ahead for your  lunch! 883-9962.  Coast Club Cafe Bright, open,  casual dining for breakfast and lunch.  Fresh is the 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 of*  fers dining al reasonable prices. Open  from 3 am daily. Join us for weekend  brunch. 3319 Wharf Ave., Sechell,  883-9344. Visa and Mastercard accepted -  seating for 60.  Frances' Dining Lounge - Join us  for family dining at Frances' Dining  Lounge al the Pender Harbour Hold on  Highway 101. The atmosphere is comfortable, the staff warm and friendly, and  the menu excellent. We are open Monday  to Friday 6:30 am to 10 pm and Saturday  and Sunday 8 am to 10 pm. Friday and  Saturday are Prime Rib tikes; look for  other great specials on Sunday. Enjoy a  view of the harbour and remember dial  privale parties can be arranged. Call  883-9330.  Hatrd-A-WayRestMinnt- Bring the  whole family and ioin us for great dining  at the Haid-A-Way Restaurant in Gibsons Motor Inn, on Hwy. 101 at Park  Rd. Our friendly, helpful staff and warm,  pleasant atmosphere will add to your enjoyment of our excellent breakfast, lunch  and dinner menu, which includes a  children's 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 sdection 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 Seats plus banquet  room. Visa and Mastercard accepted.  Ihe Omega Pizza, Steak And  Lobster House - With a perfect view  of Gibsons marina, and a good time ai  mosphere, the Omega is a people-  watcher's paradise. You'll often see  Bruno Gerussi, former star of the  Beachcombers, dining here. Menu includes pizza, pasta, steaks and seafood.  Steaks and seafood 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 Poinl  Rd. 816-2266. Open for Lunch Mon.  -Fri., 11:30-2:30; Dinner Daily 4-9 pm,  Fri. A Sat.,'til 10 pm.  Ihe Parthenon Greek Taverns  Located on the esplanade In downtown  Sechelt. We specialize in Greek Cuisine,  fresh seafood, steaks, pasta, and pizza.  Open 6 days a week - Tues. through  st%air  Thurs., from 11 am - 10 pm and Fri. &  Sal., II am - II pm. We are open for  lunch - try our dally luncheon specials.  Lunch is served from II am - 3 pm.  Reservations recommended. Wc also  have takeout - pizza, ribs, pasta, Greek  food and much morel 883-1993 or  885-2833. Katherina - Hostess.  NIGHT  ON THE TOWN  Blue Heron IlUl- For dinners only.  Fully licenced. Wednesday to Sunday,  5pm to 9pm. Closed for lunch. Closed  from December 24 to February 2.  For reservations phone Laurie or  Heather. 885-3847.  Oeek House - 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 ��� 885-9321. Open 6 pm. Closed  Mondays & Tuesdays. V. MC. 40 seats.  TV Wharf - Open for breakfast,  lunch arid dinner seven days a week.  Breathtaking ocean view and sunsets  tan every table. Continental cuisine and  seafood at hs best. Sunday Brunch from  II am ��� 2 pm. Fully licensed and air-  Dinner reservations recom-  d. Hwy. 101, Davis Bay. 885-7285.  _\i  >"%  o  Backeddy Pub - Enjoy the natural  beauty of Jervis Inlet while lasting one of  our many liomestylc specialties in the  pub; or the casual surroundings of our  family restaurant. Our "Skookum  Burger" is a challenge to the biggest appetite. Pub hours: Sun. lo Thurs., 11:30  FINE DINING  The Terrace it Bonniebrnok.with  an ocean panorama, The Terrace at Bon-  niebrook, located on the waterfront al  Gower Poinl, offers superb West Coast  cuisine in a picturesque and relaxing lodge  setting. For those seeking finer dining and  a higher standard of service we offer fresh  local BC food, expertly prepared and  presented in a varied menu of appetizers,  entrees and desserts for lunch and dinner.  Follow Gower Poinl road to Ocean Beach  Esplanade. Now closed for our winter  break. To book special events, please call  886-2887. Watch for our spring reopening.  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  Saturday: Dinner 5-10 and Sunday 5-9,  Sunday Brunch 11-3. 100 seats. V. M.C.  (I  /  &  am to 11:30 pm, Fri. & Sat., II am to  dosing. Kitchen hours: Mon. & Tues., 12  noon to 7 pm, Wed. to Sun., 11:30am to  7:30 pm. Backeddy Pub ��� located '/: mile  north of Egmont on Maple Road.  Cedars Neighbourhood Pub ���  Great food every day all day. Appetizers  and full menu along with terrific daily  specials, available 'till 9 pm every night.  We're known for our great atmosphere  and good times. Sun. - Thurs. open 'till  midnight, Fri. & Sat. open 'till I am.  Visa, Mastercard and reservations accepted. 886-8171.  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 for boaters  visiting with us. We're located at the end  of Irvine's Landing Road, and we're open  Wednesday to Sunday from noon to 11  pm. Kitchen open 12 noon to 8 pm. Call  883-1145.  EAT IN ��� TAKE OUT  Ernie A Gwen's Drive In- Take  out, or delivery. Pizza, dinners, salads,  burgers, chicken, desserts, drinks, ice  cream. Free home delivery within 4 miles,  after 6 pm only, on $10 minimum orders.  Small charge for orders under $10. Open  late every night. Hwy. 101, Gibsons.  886-7813. Coast News, February 18,1991  s  Minor hockey hosts visitors  The Sunshine Coast Minor  Hockey Association again had  another busy time hosting out  of town teams.  A team from Langley met  both of our Bantam teams in  two well played games February  2. In the first the Thunderbirds  had a 4-2 win, followed by  another victory by the Kings,  with a final 7-1 score. The Kings  and Thunderbirds met each  other later that week with a 7-4  win for the Kings.  The following weekend the  Peanuts, Atoms and Peewees  hosted visitors.  In a very close and exciting  game, it was a 4-3 win for the  Yellow Peanuts against the  North Delta North Stars. Daniel  Bolt and Brian Hutchison  scored two goals each for the  win. A second North Delta  team met our Purple skaters in a  4-4 tie. Matthew Waddell earned himself a hat trick and Keith  Clegg put another in the net.  The Seattle Sno-Kings  Hockey Association Allstar  Pups team challenged our  Atoms division teams, and were  invited for four games over the  weekend of February 9. The  Devils had a 3-0 win, with two  goals scored by Grant Lilly and  one by James Rickbeil.  In the second Saturday game  with the Oilers, Buddy Peers  scored four times, and Riki  Peers and Carey Rumba each  Sechelt Lifters  to Canada Games  had two, for an 8-1 victory.  Seattle came back on Sunday  with a 3-3 tie against the Wings  and an 11-2 win over the Jets.  Scoring for the Wings were Ben  Tripp, David Toynebeen and  Jordy Radymski, and for the  Jets, Ryan Sauve and Kai  Jenkins.  The competition was good  and the players enjoyed  themselves. Seattle has offered  to host us sometime in the  future. Thanks to the Driftwood Inn for their hospitality.  In the PeeWee division, the  Canucks and Flames each met  the North Delta Red Wings.  Travis Cummings, Alex  Hamilton, Dominic Rothlis-  berger and Silas White each  scored one goal in a close 5-4  loss. The game was decided in  the last minute of play with a  final goal by the Red Wings.  The North Delta team had iu  second victory with an 11-4 \  over the Flames. Scoring for the  Flames were Nathan DeBoer.l  David Murawsky, Adam Sacco, I  and Lewis Nichols. In a house |  league game earlier in the week  the Flames narrowly defeated  the Canucks 7-6.  Coming up in the Pups division March 3 will be games  against the North Shore Winter  Club.  During the month of March  some of our divisions will be  having playoffs and we  welcome visitors to come and  cheer the teams on. If you are  considering enrolling your  children in the coming season,  this would be a wonderful time  to see the teams in action. For  game times call Gord at  886-8250 or drop by the arena  and check our schedule.  Warm weather trends and still water are a good combination to  test one's spinners and flies on this year's sport fish.  TERMINAL  Forest Products Ltd.  LOG  BUYING  STATION  Competitive Prices  Camp Run  ��� CEDAR ��� FIR ��� HEMLOCK ���  886-7033  After months of preparation,  British Columbia's winter stars  of the future have converged on  Prince Edward Island for the  Canada Winter Games which  run through March 2.  Among the 234 athletes from  54 communities will be a pair of  weightlifters from Sechelt, Shari  Wilson and Bryce Anne Barry.  Although full-time students at  the Langara Campus of the  Vancouver Community College, the two young women are  longtime friends from Sechelt  where their families still reside.  Shari, 19, is a freshman who  has been lifting for only five  months, yet she ranked seventh  in the northwest at a tournament in Seattle. Her mother  Gail, a nurse at St. Mary's, and  her rather Jim, a log scaler for  Fletcher Challenge, are still a little overwhelmed by their  daughter's sudden ascension in  the amateur sports world. "Gail  and I feel proud and happy for  Shari," Jim told the Coast  News. "Her coaches have told  us that she's a natural and that's  why she's come along so fast."  Bryce Anne Barry will be 20  Certificate Program in  EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION  (E.C.E.)  Beginning September 1991, ending May 1992  Students will develop the competencies in Early  Childhood Education as outlined and recognized by  the Ministry of Education.  For registration Information, contact  CONTINUING EDUCATION 885-2991  SHARI WILSON  weightlifter'���that's an indication of how proud we are, I suppose."  The Canada Games is considered a developmental stepping stone to the national team  and international competition  for many of Canada's young  athletes. For many, this will be  the biggest competition of their  athletic careers to date.  FINANCE vs  FASHION?  Not anymore. Today women make ai  many financial decisions as fashion  decisions ��� for themselves and their  households.  To help them make the right choices,  more and more women are consulting  Investors for confidential advice on  achieving financial security and growth  for their money.  Make the right decision. Call us today.  Your resident Investors Planning Team  J.N.W.<Jlm) BUDDSr.  -  - 885-3397  aUaWBSlOjTS      ^BOHAH MEALIA  Group  PROFIT FROH OUR EXPERIENCE  885-4011  J.H.(Jlm)BUDDJr.  885-4011  Seabiixi  RENTALS LTD  ��� PASLOOE Staplers Nailer/Spikers"  Coll Ring Nailers     Finish Nailers  Hardwood Floor Nailers  Call fa, QUOTH on NAIl STOCK  lor loilkh, Senro, Faelode, ere.  EQUIPMENT S.T0OL8 FOR  INDUSTRY, CONSTRUCTION, HOME 4  Mdrt.-Sat., 6-5  Hwy.lOl.Qlbeoni  in July, and is a second-year  student at VCC. Part of her  training regimen for volleyball  was weightlifting and she came  to develop a strong interest in it,  so much so that she's been lifting for two years and regularly  deadlifts 60 kilograms.  Marie and Desmond Barry  (he's a building contractor, she  works for the company) are  delighted with Bryce's success.  Says Marie���only half-jokingly,  ���"1 was going to get pins made  saying,   'Our  daughter's  a  STOREWIDE CLEARANCE  on Men's and Women's assorted  Clothing Items priced from  $4.99 to $24.99  Assorted  Casual Shirts  Men's Dress &  Casual Pants  19  99  Darkwash  Boot Cut Jeans  Bayard* Bldg., Trail Ave., Sechelt  885-3122  FOR WORK AND PlAY  ���j : - - - ��� ������-.'-.���.  ���-���=-���--  i - ��� ��������� Coast News, February 18,1991    /)       17.  -iY^^��l  fr    *  _�����  1      -'   >Sf8(-��  >r'~7A$  Wmmmr*  /S  Yl  Perfect Gown  Tips To Aid You  In Selecting The  Perfect Gown  Short and Petite  Look for dresses with lace  appliques that run  lengthwise and with neat  seams. Consider A-line or  princess cuts with small collars and cuffs.  Tall and Slim  Use wide belts, large collars, big cuffs, flared or  layered skirts and low necks.  Full figured  Select carefully fitted  solid-coloured dress in  princess or loosely shaped  style that just skims the  body.  Narrow Shoulders  Drape with cape collars or  capelets. '  Slender  Shop for fabrics with texture, sheer nap or horizontal  ribbing such as satin, velvet  or jersey. These give the appearance of added pounds.  Thick Waist and Midriff  Choose a dress with a  lifted waistline and A-line to  aid in giving a slimming effect.  Broad Shoulders  Dresses should have  smooth set-insleeves, low  V-necks or high-covered  necks.  The perfect wedding doesn't just happen...it's  planned! The merchants on these pages are wed*  ding plan professionals, experts at providing all  the special details which will personalize your  wedding and make it unique and memorable.  Stop in and see them soon ��� they're more than  to help.  accompanying guide will help you make the necessary-  arrangements as the weeks progress, and will help ensure  no detail is overlooked.  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For the Perfect  Wedding Gift  fl  One day  before the  wedding  Q Relax and prepare to  have the most teautiful  and exciting time ot  your life!  ij��ir;;  BRIDAL REGISTRY i  Trail Bay Centre  Sechelt 885-3414  From witAibtvrie 6-  __ Wedding  Photography  Beautiful Cards, Gifts Si Gift Wrap  CHRISTINE'S GIFTS  Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons, B.C.  886-3577I  CALL US FOR DETAILS  PHOTO W@RKS  Trail Bay Mall, Sechelt 885-4447  Your wedd  for sweets  the spec  For a great  selection o  Wedding  Designs  see June  our  Cake  Decorator   ��� Unique Stained Glass       Pottery  Bed Linens ft Duvet Quilts  Many Other Gift Ideas  Three to four months  before the wedding  ��� Order tuxedos pc other formal wear for men, consult    ysf  with bride.  D Arrange to pair for the bride's bouquet, as well as  corsages for b ilh mothers.  Q Order the boironnieres for the men.  One to two months  before the wedding  D Plan rehearsa dinner with your parents.  D Purchase wee ling gift(s) for bride, best man and  ushers.  D Assist in writiig thank you notes as gifts are received.  Two to four  before the  weeks  wedding  D Set date to get marriage license.  D Arrange transportation for after the reception.  One week before the wedding  D Remind men in the wedding of the rehearsal dinner,  time, place, etc.  D Purchase traveler's cheques.  D Place clergyman's fee in sealed envelope and give it  to your best man (he will deliver it to the clergyman  after the ceremony is performed).  D Send a thank you note to the bride's parents after  the wedding.  "With This Ring.  I Thee Wed"  "Select Your Rings With The  Same Care As Your Bride"   1-_7^-'  '  '��� '  '   ������   --.  t      ,.���:-���,�������� .^--a.-.tr..g.Jae^*: X. * I   t- -".  i. ,   ,:... ������  -   ���    - - ������-���.-__________ Coast News, February 18,1991  21.  On the rocks  Knockout game  by Hut? Turner  Last week, we started to explain the strategy of the game.  Although game strategy is complicated and varies from game  to game according to ice conditions, opposition, and how a  team is playing that particular  day, there are some constants  which are worth knowing.  In the early ends until the skip  gets to know the ice, the general  rule is to keep the house clean.  In other words, the knockout  game is best suited to this part  of the game. The knockout  game is best played with only  three to four weights. Those  weights would be, hitting  weight, hack weight and tap  back or back ring weight. A  skip might call on an extra  heavy takeout in special situations, such as moving many  rocks, or hitting a small hole on  swingy ice.  Men's  Hockey  by Mark Benson  IN MEN'S HOCKEY  Third place Gibsons Kings  came back to tie both of their  games by a score of 5-5 this  week in the Sunshine Coast  Men's Hockey League.  First place Wakefield  Whalers were leading the Kings  by a comfortable score of 4-1 at  one point of the game on goals  by Kelly Cousins, Mike Yarrow,  Dave Crosby, Clay Munson and  Rory Walker.  But, the Kings fought back to  within a goal on pairs of goals  by Brian Loyst (2) and Ron  Norguurd (2). With Wakefield  two men short and the Kings  goalie pulled for an extra attacker, the Kings Steve Carey  smoked one from the point with  four seconds remaining to  salvage the'tie and the all important point that goes with it.  The Kings also struggled back  to earn a tie against the sixth  place Roberts Creek by an identical score of 5-5.  The Creek pulled ahead on a  pair of goals by Jim Benger (2),  plus goals by Darryl Bracken,  Bob Gower, and Cory  Lamarsh.  Again the Kings came back  on a pair of goals by Steve  Carey (2), one of which was the  game tying goal again. The  other goals were scored by Ron  Norguurd, Graham Ruck, and  Gord Pollock.  In another game, Wakefield  knocked over fourth place  Gilligans Flyers by a score of  4-1.  Wakefield scorers were  Claude Charleton, Clay Munson, Jim Bracken, and Darren  Kohuch,  Gilligans lone goal was scored  by Billy Stockwell.  THIS WEEK'S GAMES  Wednesday, February 20,  7:30 pm, Gilligans vs  Wakefield; Thursday, February  21, 7:30 pm, Hawks vs Buccaneers. No additional game  due to Old-Timers Tournament  this weekendl  On the weekend of February  22, 23, and 24, the Sechelt  Wrecks Hockey Club hosts a  Canadian Old-Timers Hockey  Association Tourney at Sechelt  Arena.  In Division 'A', there will be  Hy's Olde Guys from Vancouver, Fosters Fogeys from  Surrey, the North Shore Angels,  and the Sechelt Wrecks.  Division 'B' will be comprised of the North Shore Spring  Chickens, the Sun Coast  Breakers, the Lighthouse Pub  Flashers, and the North Shore  Drillers.  Games get under way at 5  PM on Friday, February 22,  with the last game winding up at  11 PM.  On Saturday (23), games  begin at 9 AM and continue  through til 9:30 PM.  The Play-offs start at 9 AM,  Sunday (24) morning with the  Finals at 1:30 PM.  LEAGUE STANDINGS  WTLP  UJ 139  147 3 29  12 �� 3 35  1(12 212   ��� * 12 3 11  Cmk �� M 114  In the draw game, the skip  often waits until the team has  last rock. If a skip has the last  rock, the usual rule is to set up  corner guards and play around  them. An alternative to this type  of play is to place two rocks in  the rings near the sides and in  front of the Tee line, approximately even with one another  in the house. If one is fortunate  enough to keep these stones in  play, then guards can be placed  in front of them. The whole end  will be played to count two.  A third stone can then be  placed on or near the button, or  behind the corner guards. The  more stones placed together in  the house, the easier it is to  remove one or more of them.  Scores of three, four or five  rocks in an end, are however,  fairly common.  If the team does not have last  rock, the skip will often attempt  to 'steal one'. The most common method to try to steal, is to  ask the lead to put their stone in  play on the center line about six  to eight feet in front of the  rings. If the opponent fails to  peel the guard, a second stone is  played into the rings behind the  guard.  Although the draw and the  takeout game are the two most  fundamental strategies in curling, there are many variations  and subtleties to the two basic  approaches which we will deal  with next time.  IX GIKONS  1(1   LANES  'Live aboard1 inequity charged  Phil Kevill of Royal Reach  Marina addressed the Sechelt  Council February 13 regarding  what he considered a disparity  in the enforcement of municipal  bylaws involving "live aboard"  boaters in the Sechelt area.  Kevill informed Council that  he felt his marina had been  singled out by the bylaw en  forcement officer, Alan Mac-  Pherson, when, in 1988, Mac-  Pherson requested a "live  aboard" boater move out of  that marina. Kevill said his  seems to be the only marina  where this occurred.  The controversy over "live  aboard" boat owners stems  from a perceived lack of proper  septic systems on many of the  Gardening notes  boats. This results in human  waste being flushed directly into  the water wherever these boats  may be docked.  In a memo to Mayor Nancy  MacLarty, MacPherson  defended himself against what  he called the "allegations of  favouritism." He said that the  wording of the 1988 bylaw that  gave Sechelt authority over the  boats within the town's offshore limits (200 metres from  shoreline) seemed not to identify "live aboard" boats, but  rather boats that are designed to  by Marguerite  Welcome fellow gardeners,  and newcomers to the Sunshine  Coast. Spring is just a month  away, so it's time to assess your  garden plans and needs. It's  becoming very apparent that  home gardening is growing  more popular each year,  perhaps serving as a therapy for  relaxation in these anxious  times.  It promotes a healthy  satisfactory lifestyle, and can be  enjoyed by all ages, including  children, who are our future  gardeners.  Reminders: Keep a garden journal of your plantings for  reference each year. Take out of  winter storage to start the  season, fuchsias, pelargoniums  and marguerites. The long white  leggy roots are looking for light.  They now need to be given fresh  soil, which can be any commercial potting mix, or your own  sterilized homemade mix. But  this should have one tablespoon  of fertilizer of balanced  granulated food 6.8.6 added to  each household pail and be well  mixed.  Shake plants out of pots,  tape, prune back two thirds,  leaving two or three buds,  which are bumps on the stem.  Strong new growth should grow  from the plant centre when well  watered and placed by south  facing windows for best light,  turning half a turn each week.  When reading seed catalogues  for selection, always consider  height of plants, trees, and  shrubs in your overall plan of  your garden landscape, to avoid  costly mistakes.  The Gibsons Garden Club  meeting takes place in the  Marine Room, Thursday,  February 21, at 7:30 pm. Carole  Rubin, the speaker, discusses  "How to get your garden off  drugs." Old and new members  welcome. Bring a friend.  be used primarily as dwellings"  (fishing boats are capable of  being lived on but that is not  their primary function).  The memo continued on to  say, in the case of the Royal  Reach, MacPherson "requested  a (two storey) 'house boat' to  move out of the marina as opposed to 'ordering a live  aboard' to move out. I have no  authority to order live aboards  out and should I do so, I might  place the District and myself in  an indefensible situation should  we be sued."  ^jSfSHINE  J DAYCARE  If you're looking hr  daycare tor your child  . .     ^ where the focus  '    j ' is a small group, learning  through play and free exploration ��� THIS IS  FOR YOU/  \  For children aged 2'/2 to 5 years  Opening March 1, 1991  Call now to enroll your child.  886-3377  Daycare is operated by Cinnie Weston,  a licenced Early Childhood Educator.  * Ask about our optional hot lunch program * rl^l^f^X  Yes, we have limited half-day spaces.    jSL \  From London. Ontario  to London,  ALLIED    |   The Caretul Movers  Whether your next move takes you across the world or lo a new  hometown in Canada, choose Allied. More than 1,100 Allied  representatives Is one reason why Allied moves twice as many  families as any other mover.  Call today for a Iree no obligation estimate.  LEU WMV'S TRANSFER LTD.  diatom packing, storage, leeal * long distance moving.  HWY 101, GIBSONS      PEL��_ cot"0.���"  rNow, this is a dirty spark plug, if you  have up to 7 more just like it, then it's  time for a TUNE-UP by one of our  qualified professionals!  COMPLETE TUNE-UP* Most Vehicles  4cyl.*4995  6cyl.*5495  8 cyl. *5995  Dirty  Spark Plug  Qualified  Professional  SUNCOAST   L  886-8213  ANEWERACVFORESraY  llTAXPAYER  piptectionpiqn  Our five-year, $1.4 billion  Forest Renewal Program,  part of the government's  new Taxpayer Protection  Plan, opens a new era in  forest management in  British Columbia. The program adds $500 million  in new money to the amount the government had  previously committed for reforestation over the five-  year period, 1991-1995. This includes $100  million allocated by B.C. to the new federal-provincial  forest agreement.  INTENSIVE SILVICULTURE  Managing new forests to produce quality trees and a more  diverse forest environment - intensive silviculture - is  the new focus of the government's Forest Renewal Program.  British Columbia will utilize forestry techniques similar to  those used in Sweden, adapting them to the unique  requirements of our province.  Our program ensures that the  remaining "not satisfactorily  restocked" or NSR lands in B.C. will  be reforested by the end of this  decade. This will enable B.C. to  redirect Its energy and resources into  spacing, fertilizing and pruning our  second-growth forests.  NEW JOBS FOR BRITISH COLUMBIANS  Changing the emphasis to intensive silviculture will  pay off in new jobs in all regions of the province,  particularly in rural  areas where the  forest industry is a  primary employer.  Over the next five  years, our Forest  Renewal Program  is expected to  generate thousands  of jobs (64,500  person-years of  employment). These  jobs are crucial -  they come at a time  when markets are  down and forest workers are experiencing layoffs.  ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMY  Our Forest Renewal Program will  maintain the important balance between  our environment and our economy. This  new era of forestry practices and  continuing research will create new  permanent jobs in the forest  industry and maintain our forests  as the number one generator of  wealth and economic stability  in British Columbia.  For further information, write:  Taxpayer Protection Plan,  Parliament Buildings,       HI  Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X4  -    1  * + i  Government of British Columbia  Ministry of Forests  Honourable Claude Richmond, Minister CJcoast news classifieds^  Property  ANDERSON REALTY  ��� Recreation ��� R��lktm��nl  ��� Relocation  5686 Cowrie Si . Box 1219  Sechell. B C VON 3A0  ���85-3211 FAX 865-2899  Van. Toll Free 614-M16  Homes 8.  Property  1181 Port Mellon Hwy., 3  bedroom. 2 bath, cedar siding,  carport &oil-roadparking. Great  view Minutes to terry. Immed.  possesion Phone 886-7902  19  Woodcreek Park. 2250 sq. ft  finished 5 bdrm.. 3 bath. ocean-  view. $149.900.984-6095     #7  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  Classifieds  at any of our convenient  Friendly People  Places  - IN PENDER HARBOUR -  Marina Pharmacy 883 2888  AC Building Supplies 883-9551  - IN HALFMOON BAY -  B & J Store 885-9435  - IN SECHELT -  The Coast News2  (Cowrie Street) 885-3930  - IN DAVIS BAY -  Peninsula Market 885-9721  - IN WILSON CREEK -  Wilson Creek Campground 885 5937  - IN ROBERTS CREEK -  Seaview Market 885-3400  - IN GIBSONS -  The Coast News  (behind Oockside Pharmacy) 886-2622  DEADLINE IS 3:00PM FRIDAY  Pender Harbour view lot. serviced  to border, uncleared. 129.900.  270-2958/883-9095. Msr  Modern 2 bdrm home on  acreage, private, no reas. oiler  relused, trade commercial or  sailboat. 883-2977. #8sr  WATERFRONT  54' lot - 80 year lease. Keals  Island. Ty your oiler. 886-2694.  Msr  1700 sq. fl Panabode rancher,  ocean view, genuine bargain at  $120,000. Drive by 950 Cheryl  Ann Park Road (Lower Road,  Roberts Creek) and phone for  appt.toview. 886-2694.     #8sr  just completed in Oceanmount  subdivision overlooking Gibsons  Harbour. Underground wiring,  street lights elc. Quality built and  tastefully finished. 1600 sq.ft.  main floor and lull basement.  $189,000 Buy before March 31  and recover most of GST through  two rebates. To view call  886-9096. 19  Lol 23 Cenlral Rd., 50x105.  view, level, 3 km to ferry.  872-1064. #10sr  Jackie and Stan will be happy to help with your  classified at Marina Pharmacy, our "Friendly People Place" In Madeira Park.  Cochrane  Road,   good   large  building lol, close to marina &  beaches, $27,500. 885-4501.  #l0sr  Easy to care lor, 3 bdrm rancher  close to all amenities. Upper Gibsons. $96.500.886-7378   #7sr  By OWNER  Neat 3 bdrm. rancher on  crawlspace. Large fenced lot,  workshop, concrete driveway,  near Cedar Grove School.  $109,000,886-9141.  TFN  Clou to Beach.  Beautiful 3 bedroom rancher on  Feeney Rd., In Soames Point.  Close to lerry. Spacious kitchen  w/nook; 2 baths; large garage;  nice yard with partial view. By  owner $149,000 Oilers.  886-7830. #TFN  Unique 3 bdrm. 3 bath home,  spectacular view, approx. 2500  sq. ft. 883-9418/986-4310.  #8sr  Moving must sell 14x70' mobile  on beautiful ocean view lot In Gibsons. More Into call 861-1912 or  886-7557. $65,000.        '    #7  Gibsons lot backing onto ravine,  exc. location, level, clear with city  sewer, hydro, cable, water.  $24.900.885-7618. #7  35 acres ol recreation land In Colorado, USA. $12,000.885-7618.  ft  Large 4 bdrm. house in scenic  Tuwaneck area. Large oak kitchen, 4 skylights, 2 lull baths,  vinyl siding, large lot, close to  Marina, $97,000.885-7083. #7  5 acres, improved view, services,  on lease back, $75,000 down.  Balance int. free lor 5 yr. mortgage, view 10 am to 2 pm only.  3525Hwy101.Noagenls.     #8  .wive. Tiera and Corey are  thrilled to announce the birth ol  their new little sister Kelsey  Marie. Born February 8, 1991,  weighing 7 lbs. 9 oz. Proud  parents are Peggy & Joel. Special  thanks to Dr. Lehman and the  nursing stall al St. Mary's  Hospital. fl  Lymer. Brian and Donna are  pleased to announce tilt birth ol  Shaun Robert. Born January 22,  1991, 1:29 pm. 7 lbs., 6 oz.  Grandparents are Barry &  Marylou Lymer ot Gibsons, Bob &  Annette Gilbeck ol Saskatoon.  Saskatchewan. #7  Jim & Bonnie are pleased to announce the birth ot their  daughter, Jeanne Victoria Bjorn-  son, born February 7, 1991 at  7:10 pm, weighing 9 ��� 14 oz.  Proud grandparents are John and  Ruth Bjornson and Jackie McHef-  ley. Thanks to Dr. Pace and the  nursing stall al St. Mary's.  fl  Chad and Gwen Day are Ihe proud parents ol a baby boy. Jordan  Mack, born January 25,1991,7  lbs. 6 oz. Proud grandparents  Bob & Bonnie McConnell and  Gordie & Judy Day. fl  Obituaries  GODFREY: Passed away Feb. 12,  1991, Ruth Evelyn Gpdlrey, late  of Gibsons, In her 80th year. Survived by one son Ron and his wife  Aliens, ol North Vancouver: 5  grandchildren: 4 great grandchildren: 2 sisters: Mary Stirling  and Jean Law; one brother  Donald Glllls. Service was held  Sal., Feb. 16 In the chapel ol  Devlin Funeral Home, Gibsons,  Rev. Stan Sears officiated.  Cremation. Remembrance donations may be made to the  Palliative Care Unit of St. Paul's  Hospital, Vancouver. fl  Tke Beat Ved Amudl  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIEDS  4  AA (minimum) (or 10 words  eaeaf��eV   each additional word  IBirihs. Losl & Found FREEH  "Sine Sett"  CLASSIFIEDS  Pay for 2 weeks, get the 3rd week FREE  .    (When paid by  CASH. CHEQUE, or MONEY ORDER)  ALL CLASSIFIED ADS must be       .  PRE-PAID before insertion  VISA & MASTERCARD accepted    ���  s15oo  $100  up to 10 words  each additional word  Your ad, featuring 1 item only, will run 4 consecutive weeks, then will be cancelled unless  you Instruct us lo renew it BY NOON  SATURDAY. (Nol available lo commercial  advertisers.)  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  Gibsons & secheit offices Noon Saturday  'Friendly People Places"  FRIDAY 3:00 PM  COAST NEWS  ] CLASSIFIEDS  :'��� Cowrie St.. Sechelt 885-3930  ���j Cruice Lane, Gibsons 886-2622  FAX: 886-7725 Gbsons  885-3954 Sechdt  ���; Available for Public Uae  7% GST must be  added to all  our prices  CHERRV: Passed away Feb. 10,  1991, Arthur Desmond Cherry,  late ol Sechell, age 61 years.  Survived by one brother Cyril  Cherry, ol Crescent Beach: and  will also be missed by his nieces  and nephews. Mr. Cherry was a  longtime resident of Ihe Sunshine  Coast. No service by request.  Private cremation arrangements  through Devlin Funeral Home, fl  Thank You  A big thank you to the men who  came to my rescue when a dog  attacked me.  Agatha MacKenzle   ft  Wish lo thank Dr. Berlnstein and  IFA staff on BC Ferries tor their  help with my husband, Jack  Richardson on Sal., Feb. 9th.  He's doing well.  Shirley Richardson. #7  Do you need some information to  deal with your legal problem? Call  the Legal Inlormation Service  685-5611; Mondays and  Wednesdays 9-4. TFN  Are you a woman In an unhappy  relationship, do you need lo talk?  Call the Sunshine Coait Transition House lor confidential 24 hr.  service .865-2944.   -        TFN  Male 40 ish looking for a female  companion between 30-40.  865-2873. #7  Understanding and healing Ihe  original pain of our lives - A  seminar by Joel Brass B.A.  M.A.Sc. psychotherapist,  March 9/10 here. April 13/14  Vancouver. Phone 886-3221. 16  STRESS ANTIDOTE  (Guaranteed). Escape to our  wilderness. We'll take good care  ol you. Write: Bracewells'  Alpine/Wilderness Advsntures  Ltd. or Phone 476-1169 for  details. Member of Cariboo  Tourist Assoc., Williams Lake,  B.C. #8  Businessman 52, S/D, N/S, recent arrival to the Sunshine Coast  would like to meet intelligent, attractive lady for outings. Enjoys  boating, fishing, golf, tennis,  dancing and skiing. Appreciate  phone number and photo if  available. Box A c/o Coast News,  Sechelt. #8  Announcements  Did you know Ihe  SUNSHINE COAST  CAB CO. provides  VISA SERVICE?  CD CB 00  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  685-2896, 686-3463.  TFN  Does someone in your family have  a drinking problem? Call Al-Anon  686-9903, 685-7484, 886-9059.  Al-Ateen 886-2565. NC  Phone us today about our selection of beautiful personalized  wedding  Invitations,   napkins,  matches, stationery and more.  Jeannies Gilts & Gems  886-2023  TFN  Adult children ol Alcoholics or  disfunctional families please call  865-5281 or 886-8165 lor help.  NC  In pain? Other treatments not  working? Come spend a weekend  with Marc Tey learning techniques lor self-healing and increasing your body's "Chle"  (energy), March 1,2 & 3 lo  register phone Ailsa al 866-9352.  18  French tutor beginner through  advanced levels. Fees negotiable,  685-4838.  ESL Instructors/Tutors. Also  speak French & Spanish. Fees  negotiable. 885-4836. #9  The annual general meeting ol the  Sechelt Public Library Assoc.,  Tues., Feb. 19, 7:30 pm in  Shorncllffe Board Room. All  subscribers and friends ot the  library are urged to attend,    ft  Unity Study Coma  Discover your connection with  your spirituality. Find out what  Unity Church says about your  relationship with God & the Christ  within. This course to explore  Unity teachings: 6 Tuesdays,  7:30 - 9 pm, March 12.  8864194. #9  Have a mum done In your home  or office. Local artists. 865-6106.,  0  BROOKS & MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS ltd.  Benjamin Moore Paints  fn.imnmenl  tiienaiy Paints  lir All Counts 01  rte Ra/noew  Mcluoing Cfeen  Bill Wood  SECHELT  bus 885-2923  Res 885-5058  A  REIKI First Degree Workshop  with Reiki master Phyllis Victory.  March 22 -24, $150. Registration  and inlormation. Michael Hamer,  886-7569. 19  Announcing thai Kathy Reid is Ihe  new distributor lor Indisposlbls  Cloth Diapers. You can reach her  at 865-7326. Thanks to all my  customers. Mona. #7  Are you a born organizer? Can  you handle responsibility,  popularity, title ol "President"?  Gibsons Girls' Minor Softball  needs a leader to lake charge. No  leader - no ball season. Please  leave a message at 866-3670  after 6 pm, 666-2222 belore 5  pm. #9  Free non-surgical lace lift. Fantastic New Skin & hair care for  women & men. Great business  opportunity available. Call  886-8676.886-3416. #9  REIKI: A gentle, powerful hands-  on method of healing. Information  and appointments, Michael  Hamer, 886-7589. #6  Friends and  former  students  of  Mr. Stan Trueman  are invited lo altend a  SURPRISE  88th  Birthday Party  on  March 2, 1991  St. Bartholomew's  Church Hall, Gibsons  1 - 5 pm  Formalities & cake  cutting at 1 pm  It you have an anecdote  to share, please let us  know. Please also forward  addresses of those now living off the Coast. We are  also looking for pictures or  memorabilia of Stan's 45  years in Gibsons. Phone  Ctliolt & Katharine True-  man af 885-2282 for further information and attendance. Can't attend!  Phone in your greeting to  be included on Ihe 86  foot birthday scroll.  R.S.V.P. requested  before Feb. 27  PitASt, no cirrs  booooooooood  English Riding Lesions  CEF certified coaches, Leslie  Whits Level I General, Jeinlne  Elllnghim   Level   III,   3-day  Beginners to advanced.  Children �� Adults Welcome.  885-5423-885.9969 #9  9   tY    *  "Spirit" our 3Vi yr. old, 10 lb.,  grey I black neul. male tabby  w/whlts spot on 1 ear, ran away  list Sept. near tMioni Marina.  Can 818-7589 #8  Ladle's   gold   wrlsl  #7  Reward, 886-3340.  walch.  ft  White female cat w/blue eyes.  Lost In Shaw Rd. area. 886-4968  or 686-7339. fl  White male dog, "Tanner",  neutered, very friendly. Lost  since Thurs., Feb. 14, Lower  Rd.. Rbls. Ck. Reward. Tag  #312.886-9096. fl  Lost white female 8 yr. old cat In  vie. Davis Bay. 885-7233.     fl  2 mod. sized dogs: i white w/  pais brown spots, wavy hair; 1  cfusnul brown, smooth hair  Secret Cove area. 885-2562. ft  1 rectangular brass earring at  Women's Institute Hall.  886-6996. fl  Old male Siamese. Lower Gibsons. 886-4816. fl  Female Shepherd cross wearing  collar. 8-10 mos. old, In Sechell.  885-5890. fl  Livestock  Al's Horseshoeing Service  Experienced, dependable,  prompt. Phone 1-978-1920. #30  PETFOOD  SCIENCE DIET, IAMS.  TECHNI-CAL, NUTRO-MAX,  PURINA. WAYNE.  Also lull line ol bird seed  And much more.  Quality Farm S Garden  Supply Ltd.  Pratt Rd. 886-7527  TFN  SPCA SPAVINO PROGRAM  Contact Then & Now Furniture,  699   Highway   101,   Gibsons,  686-4716 or Marlee Fashions.  NC  Help reduce the pet overpopulation problem - spay or  neuter your pet. NC  14 yr. old T.B. mare. Lots of  spirit. Tack & access, incl.,  $1500 OBO. 886-4625. fl  Free Spdnger - Border Collie. AH  shots. 885-7236. #9  9 wks. old Lhasa Apso female,  $250.686-9009. fl  Talking  African  gray  parrot  w/cage. $800.883-2829.     #9  Piano Tuning  repairs, appraisals  #  Ken Dalglelsh  886-2843  61 key Yamaha touch sensitive  keyboard. Like new, $400.  886-3643. #10s  Guitar Lessons: Acoustic S, electric, all ages, all levels; Irom experienced teacher just moved to  the Coast. Dan Boyes, 886-4670.  fl  VkX4n or Fiddle Instruction  Michelle Bruce  885-9224  #12  Lowrey Micro Genle 125  Keyboard, amp, stand, bench,  $1500.885-5572.  18-20' Hardtop boat I/O. Consider any condition. 885-2544.  #8s  Commuting student needs ride to  6:20 am ferry and from 5:30 pm.  Mon. to Fri.. Roberts Creek area.  885-3600. #7  BC Building Code Book. Recent  and In good condition. Eves:  885-6070. #8  Fairly new life jackets or P.F.D.  Call 885-4876. #9  Hockey equipment, adult - any  lying around you'd like to sell?  885-6432. #7  While crib, 886-2809. #9  Ocean Kayak and/or paddles.  886-2676. #9  One large couch, 885-3600  6pm. fl  Garage Sales  Hungry Unemployed Binge Sato  Saturday, February 23,11 am-4  pm, 629 Pratt Rd��� Gibsons.  From soup to nuts, Incl. huge,  heavy duly plastlcized larp,  litem, Derteque, liwnmower,  garden tools, variety ol equipment, drapes, curtains, kitchen  tools, electronics, oil paintings,  ceramics, books, dimes, much,  much more���.and some ot the  most beautllul needlecralt you II  ever see! Please, cash only.   #7  BudRiks  NIKTIHOO-MBA  CAISETTtl'CO's  885-4888  Moving: Portable Kenmore  d/washer. 2 yrs., asking $350  OBO; 1 yr. old sola & loveseal,  dark grey & black w/brass trimming, asking $750 OBO.  686-2122 or 686-9626. #9  Solid Elm dinlngroom suile. 4  side, 2 capt. chairs, large buffet,  hutch, new $4700, asking  $2900; Kenmore sewing  machine/cabinet, $100; Coleman  Power Male PM 3500 generator,  $1000.885-4788. #9  Huskee 36" riding lawn mower;  apart, slzs Iridge. Both exc.  886-3467. #7  Semi-seasoned Alder, $75/cord  split & delivered. Also, dry  firewood, $100.863-9362.    #9  FIREWOOD: Balsam. Fir,  Hemlock. Split & delivered,  $95/cord. 685-5032. #9  BATTERIES: 12V deep cycle,  auto-marine. Only $30.  886-3690. #9  SATELLITE SALES  Green Onion Earth Station  865-5644  TFN  Speed queen reconditioned  dryer, $125. 885-4529 alter 6  pm. #10sr  1990 Raider libreglass canopy,  top of ths line, fits Ford Ranger,  never used, $1400 new, sell  $600.885-5840. #07s  Ladies pink diving equipment, as  new. $950 OBO. Trades  wslcome. 885-3374. #7ss  IBM Legal Size electric typewriter  $400.; 4 Canon Calculators $25  ea.; 2 Video Display Monitors $30  ea; 1> HP 220 Vol deep well  pump $200; 500 It. 1'/4" Plastic  pipe $50. Phone 886-2597.    #8  Trade or sals Hammsn M-3 organ  excellent condition, cash or trade  lor tools eves. 885-6070.      #8  Beautllul jewellry, like new: Pearl  necklace, $600, value $900; diamond stud earrings, $400, value  $650; ruby 81 diamond cluster  ring, $1300, value $2000; Id-  gold necklace, earrings &  bracelet, $550, value $600.  665-5667. #8  Bargain! Sanyo portable double  cassette stereo. Brand new, $95.  886-7375. #8  Fasll Elsctronic Calculator.  $30.00886-2163. #7  One 20' rear bag lawnmower. 3.5  Briggs & Slratton Engine. Ex-  cellent condition. $150.  686-7487. #7  Moving must sell, aluminum pottery mixer with motor in G.W.O.,  5'x3' steel desk, two piece  White's wstsult, like new, 2 twin  beds $20. Phone 886-8333.  #7  Waterbed ��� Soft-sided queen size  wilh frame. Excellent condition  $150. Older, double Sealy box  spring & mattress $50.  886-2908. #9  3 Piece wall unit, brass & glass  accents, bar, lights. Approx. 9 It.  long, $400.886-2275. #9  110 Gallon luel tank with vent,  stand and filler cap. $25.  885-3873. #7  Maple shuttloboard, regular size  $850. Gallon dinghy (300.  685-5061. #9  Rustic cedar trestle table, six  chairs $200.885-3672.        #9  Chsst Ireezer, 15 cu. It., $300,  as now; single bed, $15; blue  carpet, 10x12, $20. 886-2830.   #7  Full size darben truck canopy,  $125; 230 lb. weight set and adjustable lifting bench, $150.  886-9455. #9  Tablesaws. Jet 10" 1 HP motor,  $250; INCA 10" 1ft HP ill  aluminum, $1200.886-3977. 19  2 girls'5 spd., 2 boys', 1 ladles'  bikes. Lazy boy, single hide-abed, coffee table. 885-7236. #9  225 amp A.C. shop welder with  cables, $175; swivel rocker,  $40; sowing machine with con-  soli, $195 OBO; double box spring with frame, $35. 885-4194  eves. K  Osburne wood  heater,  IXC  cond., $275; washer, 1225  raw  wooden window for 2x6 will  48x42.886-2676.  #!  Ml  ���___-_-_-___-_-_[  _-_-_-_-_-_-  _���__ Coast News, February 18,1991  23.  For Sale  CD'S,  una.  rNMnWO���MEI  In good cond  Nintendo Games  $1.50 per night  MAX MUSIC  T & S SOIL  Mushroom Manure-Bark Mulch  Topsoil Mixed  You pick up or we deliver. Phone  885-5669. TFN  HAY $4.00/bale  ORGANIC POTATOES  Phono 88S-9357  TFN  Computer IBM compatible w/30  meg harddrlve, monitor programs  Incl., new cond., $1100.  886-6356. #10sr  Nishlkl expedition 18 speed,  mountain bike. Good condilion.  $175.885-3790 #8sr  Almost new Ssars Kenmore, 12  cu. ft. freezer $425 060.  886-7561. #8sr  New 3 ton engine hoist,  knockdown styls. $500 Cost  $1200.685-2544. #8s  Woodstove, therm, control,  $175; GE 17 2 speed washer w.  mini wash, $299; App. 7-8cu.lt.  Danby Inglis chest freezer. $239:  Maytag avoc. dryer, $267; Viking  30" coppertone, sell-clean,  stove,$359; Maytag white dryer,  $279; Inglis Liberator auto dryer,  $229; Gurney white 30" stove.  $249: Wesllnghouse 2 dr. I/I  harv. gold 16 cu. in. Iridge,  $429; West, white auto, dryer,  $239; Inglis Liberator while auto,  dryer. $257. and more, all  recon., guaranteed for 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  Computer: 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 lur-  nHura to antique trunk, goll bag.  boal.   Interested? Call,  14.  Compact washer, spin dryer  $250; 7-drawer pine lingerie  shell, $150; 5-iler book shell.  $50,885-7376. #7  Chesterfield and chair, autumn  colours. Exc. cond., $300.  866-3677. fl  f ashen ��� Leisure cotton  doming sold through home parlies. Book your party now.  886-4861, Linda. #7  Kenmore deluxe gold range, self-  cleaning. $200 OBO. 683-2808.        #7  Complete hot tub set, accomodates 5-7 people, $4500.  885-5120eves. #7  Dark brown corduroy sofa,  loveseal & recllner, exc. cond.,  $850.886-3735. #8  Seasoned firewood, $l0O/cord.  Phone 12-8pm, Mon.-Fri.,  886-7157. K  CHARGW-A-Ca���I  service  now available with  the  SUNSHINE  COAST  CAB. CO. LTD.  18a.  Heavy  Equipment  BOBCAT t  MINI EXCAVATOR  FOR RENT  Attachments available  DAY, WEEK, MONTH  886-8538  TFN  ��� Available)  f.     Lowest Prices!     *  ��l 178 Stewart Rd  '79VorvoGL,6cyl..lully  $3000 886-9261.  1978 Dodge Aspen, tape deck.  good cond.. $750. 885-3929  alter 6 pm. #7  1964 Rambler S/W. good shape.  Utile rust, $700.886-3977.    #9  1977 Mercury Comet, 2 dr., runs  well. $350 OBO, 885-4194 eves.  #9  1978 Honda Accord. Drive it  away, $150.886-7710.        #7  19i ��� autes cent.  Sacrifice. 1967 California style  bug. New 1800cc motor; race  cam; dual Weber carbs; quick  shifter; 300 k on engine; custom  paint & mags. S25O0 Firm.  885-3865. #07sr  '81 Escort wagon, 4 cyl., auto,  am/lm cassette. Good on gas.  $2000.886-2198. #8ss  1965 Pontiac Custom Sport, 2  dr., hardtop, rebuilt 327-350 HP.  Immac. Interior. $2300.  886-2694. #7ss  '79 Ford Fairmont, good cond.,  64,000 km, $950 OBO,  686-2205, alt. 6pm. #7  CASH PAID  For Some Cars and Trucks  Dead Car Removal  Abox Used Auto Parts  md Towing  886-2020  TFN  1965 Ford Bronco 11, 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  1973 Volkswagon Beetle, very  good cond., $1000, 886-3071  anytime. #8  1982 Chrysler New Yorker, 4 dr.,  exc. cond., All power. Low miles,  $4100 OBO. 886-2348. #8  '73 Olds Cutlass, PS, PB, PW,  tilt, runs well, $300. 886-2332.         #9  '82 Escort Wagon. Must be seen  and driven to be appreciated.  $2750 OBO. 886-3668 eves.   #9  '66 Corvair Monza 110, good  running cond., with no Bondo,  comes with all the manuals plus  enough extra parts to almost  build another car. $2500 OBO.  Call Donna, 886-9475. #7  Mercury Marquis, 9 pass. stn.  wgn., all power, tilt wheel,  cruise, exc. cond. 886-3316 or  886-3616. #8  '85 Olds Clerra, 4 dr., 3.8 EFI,  V6, all avail, options,  148,000kms, exc. shape. $7300  OBO. Sears delux-almond  dishwasher, $130.886-4795. #8  BUYING  and selling  coins, gold,  silver,  notes.  ���6-7896  Toshiba microwave w/ESP. I  while, .9 cu. ft., lull power,  many leatures. as new, $295;  Smith-Corona typewriler XL2000  spellrighl etc., used one hour.  $190; Hitachi ghetto blaster,  dubbing etc., $100; 4 - 10 gal.  aquariums w/ tops, $25 ea.;  BMX Kuwahara custom 3 spd.,  $95.686-2513. #7  15 cu. It., chest Ireezer. $250.  temporary hydro pole. $250;  glass grinder with materials.  $125; chemical toilet. $50. 2  triangle thermal windows. $100.  685-6140. #7  Super 8 movie camera & accessories Never used.  Speakers. Oilers, 885-7327  eves. #8  Wesllnghouse laundromat commercial washer. Heavy duty  perfection Gibson dryer. Danby  Inglis Iridge. Or Irade. 879-5848  or 885-4877. #7  Complete photo system, Pentax K  & Nlkor darkroom. Good buys,  866-3759. #8  Heavy duly Inglis washer, $250.  686-7655. #8  Table saw. $225; 2 antique potbelly stoves, large $550. small  $250; jointer, $125; sauna stove,  $180.885-5623 after 6pm.    #8  Rattan couch w/matchlng table,  $250.886-7478. #8  SHELLFISH FARMERS New 1  Used Lantern Nets lor sale. Call  John, 883-2551,eves. #8  Generator Kawasaki 700 elect.  start, $450; elect, winch  Haulmallc 8000S, $250; 10"  Rockwell tablesaw, $300; 7"  compound mllresaw, $200: 4  metal car ramps, $55; utility  trailer, $100,885-5672.       #9  Dtxe. vaccuum cannlster wilh  powerhead. Exc cond.. $150.  885-4620. #9  Mushroom Manurs. bark mulch,  top soil, by the bag. Pick up or  delivery. 686-9652.   W  Tea wagon, $400; fern stand,  $85; coca cola mirror, $75.  885-1971. "  1985 Toyota Tercel, auto., good  cond. $6500. 885-4520. eves.  #08sr  1977 Chevy deluxe Nomad van,  captains' seats, needs work,  parts. 885-2207. #08sr  Used Camaro T-Top. $495 lor the  set, with covers 886-9500  anytime. #10sr  74 Mercury station wagon, auto,  new exhaust system, new  radiator, new water pump. Good  condilion $795. 886-9500  anytime. #10sr  76 Buick 2 dr.. P/S, P/B, aulo..  red, $750 OBO. 886-4566. #10sr  70 Dodge Dart slant 6. Runs  well, parts avail.. $600 OBO.  Phone 885-7284. TFNs  Tires for Honda Civic, 4-155R12  M&S excellent; 4 -600-12 (summer) bias; I - 600-12 (winter)  bias. All on rims, $125.  885-4537 #7  1966 Mercury Sable, air cond.,  power windows, V6. $8650.  885-7616. #7  1975 Plymouth Volare. S/W,  runs good, for pals. $250 OBO,  685-2604, eves. #7  1980 Dodge Omni. $900 OBO,  865-6140. #7  1984 Ford Ranger 4x4 in good  condilion $7000. 886-2163.  #9  78 Dalsun 510 stalionwagon, nol  running $150. 866-2231.  #7  '80 Chev Mallbu stalionwagon,  runs very well. Body not perfect  $1200866-7203. #9  1967 Honda Accord LX, aulo, low  km, one owner. 885-3931.  $1900. #9  1972 MGB convertible, 1800 CC.  Runs excellent $1,200. 1962  Capri, hatchback, 4-speed $900.  865-7337. #7  '85 Ford Tempo L, 5 spd., great  cond.. $4000.886-7476.      IB  74 Dodge SW Monaco. Runs  well, good tires, $800 OBO.  886-2640. #8  1975 Plymouth Fury, slant 6,  auto., sxc. tt. end & brakes,  tires, $395. Trades welcome.  886-7227. TFN  1963  Mazda canopy  lowbar.  75.000 ml,, $2750. 885-5572.  19  1974 Ponliac 4 cyl., good body,  runs good, $900OBO. 863-2630.  #7.  '87 Dodge Dakota with cellular.  Make an oiler. 866-8116. #10sr  1978 Ford F150 newly rebuill  engine, new brakes, bait., tires,  $3000 OBO. 885-5896 eves.  #IOsr  1978 Ford 150, raised roof, V8,  automatic, PS, PB, $2000 OBO.  886-9626. TFN  JLl  One owner: 1978 *Ton Ford  Supercab with factory H.D. 4x4  package. 78,000 mi., mechanically very sound, body needs  work. $2500.886-9455.       #9  1985 GM Won. good cond..  $7500080.885-5864.     #10ss  74 Ford * Ton, lots ot new  parts, Incl. motor & trans. Very  good cond., $2900 OBO.  885-3412 after 6pm. #9  1976 Chev. 4x4 tor parts. Nsw  battery & tires, $1000. Brad  883-9087. #9  1985 Nissan Hsavyduty Longbox,  45,000 kms.. 5 spd., man.,  PS/PB, lilt steering, radio-tape.  good tires, canopy, one owner.  Plus Roadway camper, slove furnace, icebox, sink, hyd. jacks.  All lor $8900. Camper only $1900  886-7757 #9  Campers  Roadway camper - Fits Import  LB, slove, furnace, icebox, sink,  hyd. jacks. $1900.886-7757. #9  1977 Ford motor home, Iridge,  sink, stovs, toilet. $4000  885-4788. #9  18' Holidalre 73. exc. cond.,  asking $4800.886-4813. #10sr  Dodge Maxl Van De-Lux 1988.  13.368 km. Fridge, slove, oven,  furnace, flush toilet, sink, awnings. A/C all powered. New  cond., $29,000. 885-3789.  #08s  1977 Chsv, raised rool van conversion, low miles. $6000.  663-9110. #8s  1976 Dodge 20' motorhrjme.  $9500, will take trade  883-9110. #8:  24'  RV Trailer.  Exc.  shape,  $3850.886-8009. #7  1974 Prowler, good cond., new  furnace, $9900.885-9693.    #7  Tired 15 ft. travel trailer. Would  make good construction accomodation or could be rebuilt.  Located Redrooffs Rd., $500  OBO. Call Mike, 985-3919 eves.,  682-6514 days. #8  1969 3 ton Chevy llatdeck, exc.  run. cond., needs Inspection,  $3500.886-3001. #10sr  1984 Ford Ranger 4x4.  Mechanically sound. $6500 OBO.  885-5697. #10sr  i960 Jeep Cherokee 4X4,  PS/PB, 360. 4 Bbl.. gd. cond..  $3500 OBO. 886-8922.      #08s  1977 Chev. Van, 305-V8, rebuill  automatic, sunrool, seats 5, good  cond. $950060.886-2111 days,  686-7520 eves. #10sr  1977 Chevy Deluxe Nomad van,  parts only 885-2207. #8s  1983 Ford Ranger Pick-up.  4-speed. Bit. box, 120,000 km.,  $2900.886-8960. #9s  1984 Ford Ranger 4x4.  Mechanically sound. $6500 OBO.  685-5697. #10sr  75 Ford F250, Auto., PS/PB,  390 rebuilt eng., supercab,  canopy. $700.886-4522.   #7ss  79 GMC Is Ton, show room con-  dltlon. 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. #8  1979 Suburban ���* Ton, 4 whl.  drive. $1000 OBO, 885-5070. #7  '89 Ford 250 H.O., 4x4, diesel, 5  spd., PB, air, cruise, tilt, PW,  PD, 2 tanks, more! 886-7013.  IBSS  1976 Ford F350, flat dock, P/B,  P/S, good tires, runs well, $500.  885-4522. 17  Canopies - 8' Sportsman, $09; 8'  std., $89; 6' std., $49; Chev. 8'  FleelsldeBox.$175;6'Stepslde,  $176.886-7227. TFN  '89 Ford 250 H.D., 4x4, diesel, 5  spd., PB, Hr, cruise, lilt, PW,  PD, 2 tanks, mora! 888-7013.    Mis  '85 Chev. >�� Ton, clean 6.2  diesel, cruise, tilt, new lires,  canopy 50,000 miles, $8600.  886-2396 or 886-4577. 19  1978 OMC �� Ton. Great  mechanical condition. $2495  OBO. 885-3931. ��  tt CHUT MUIK  SUIKiS LTD.  caitam mi Murray  M.C.M.M.C.  M.N.A.M.S.  M.A.B.Y.C.   'Marine  Surveyors and Consultants  _m  18' Sangster 120 hp r cyl I/O  Sounder, trailer. Good cond.  $4250 OBO 886-9047      #06sr  19ft. Sangsler. 160 Johnson; EZ  loader trailer; skis: lite jackets,  anchor; oars; inboard tanks plus  day tank $4500. 686-3001.  #07sr  11' 3 comp. hardwood Iloor instable boat. $1100. 885-4699.  #0Bsr  E-Z-Loader Trie*, Sales and  Service. Trades welcome.  883-1119. TFN  W.G. Sutherland Sales md Service. Mariner Force and Mer-  cruiser, 883-1119. TFN  Heavy duly EZLoad 18' boat  trailer, $2300 OBO, 885-7586.  #7  20 H.P. Merc 1990 O.B. exc  cond., 100 hrs.. $1350; 10' un-  sinkable dble. hull F.G. boat.  $950 (goes 40 mph w. 20 H.P.);  10' ail welded alum, boal like  new. loam float, v. light. $595;  Merc. O.B. 9.6. $450.  886-2513. #7  Yacht 39' 1981 Marine Tracer  liveaboard. Single diesel eng..  3300 hrs.. F.G. hull, radar.  Features too many to mention.  Serious inquiries only, 886-9799.  #8  One 8' libreglass dinghy with 5  horse, air cooled, 0/6 engine.  Good condition. $400 060.  886-7487. #7  16.5 Horsepower  Inboard/Outboard Merc.  Galvanized-$4500-885-1971.  #7  11' Boston Whaler wilh 1968 20  HP Mercury outboard, ride guide  steering, controls, centre console  and 1990 easy loader trailer for  $4500.885-3570. #9  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. #07sr  1982 2T Champion, exc. shape;  economical V6 I/O; comes with  depth finder; down rigger; VHF.  Lots ol extras. Tandem axle  trailer. Will trade boat plus cash  for building lot. $12,000  886-9490. |6s  1989 Pacllica 20' Whaler, 1989  75 hp Mariner. Warranty $6500.  883-9110. #8s  1911 28' Tandem boat trailer,  $1500 OBO. 883-9110 #8s  1987 Sllverline  15' libreglass  hull, $500. 883-9110.        #8ss  Northwest 21' sailboat, 4 sails,  dinette, stove, sink, moorage at  Gibsons Marina. $6000 060  885-3131. |G  Mobile Homes  MOGST^  On All 1990    I  I  Lot Stock     *  Call Colletct '4  2 bdrm. Atco 14x70 mobile in  Gibsons, complete wilh all skirling and deck lo be moved, exc.  (shape, $25,000 OBO. For appointment to view call 545-1760.  #08sr  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-  pellor repair service. 885-5278.  TFN  1983 Campion 60 HP Mariner,  galvanized Highliner trailer, elc.  oxc. cond., $5900 lirm.  886-8382. #08sr  24' Turner Classic, mahogany  with Chrysler heml, well-  equipped with or without C  licence. 683-9555. #08sr  4V Cruise-a-home house boat,  sleeps 9, exc. cond., $29,500  OBO. 885-1943. #08sr  M.V. Blackflsh, 24' Owens, well  appointed large lish deck, Coasl  Guard Inspected, moorage, parking, hydro paid till Dec./90,  featuring new Swann auto, anchor pkg., new LMS, 200 w/  ' Loran C, new renders & brackets,  mooring lines, new windows,  completely relinished hull and  swlmgrld, new handrails. Hush  mount Flshon rod holders (5)  FWC 318 Chrysler, 120 hrs. and  much more, $10,500.665-7977.  #10sr  22* H/Tcrulser, 2250MC, VHF,  sounder, ball tank, winch, head,  sink, stove, down riggers, rod  holders, trim tabs, 425 hours,  moorage till Aug. 91, $6200.  886-4690 #07sr  14' C licenced fiberglass cod  boat. New motor. Call 883-9234.  #IOsr  30'OTsp. cruiser, 340 Chry. dual  hyd. Mr. Ifve bill tank, VHF/CB,  stem, sounder, $7950 OBO.  885-2814,885-2515       #06sr  1983 Double Wide. 24'x52', 3  bdrm., 2 lull baths, fireplace,  vaulted ceilings, 4 appls.. must  be moved. $65,000 OBO.  885-7455. #7  1971 12x68' mobile. Fully loaded, $22,500 OBO. 885-4734.  You move. #7  40'x12' Tandem Travel Trailer.  New carpet, lino, micro, full  fridge, double sink, 4 pee. bath,  propane stove/oven, lurnace, 20  gal. H/W. 30 amp. skirted, currently renting $450/mo. Harry  Rd., signs up, must sell $17,000  OBO. Bob 596-0634. #9  8x40 In mobile park. Needs work  & lots ol TLC. $6000 OBO.  686-3968 alter 4 pm. #9  SUNSHINE  COAST PARK  PHASE II  Show homes  now on display  For Info & hours  For viewing call  MMI2I    517-3322  Witch tor ear  tWMW OPENING  Motorcycles  In Stock at  :enmac  Kp   I % cycle  Oil Filters, Batteries, Tires.  Riding Gear, elc.  Phono Jay at 186 2031  Motorc viles  1987 535 Yamaha Virago, exc.  cond.. 1000 kms., asking $2500  or trade Phone 866-4690. #06sr  1980 Yamaha 650 Special, Low  mileage. $690 or trade WHY.  883-2952. #07sr  '81 Kawi 1000J Header, good  rubber.- Like new. Fast.  865-5492. #10sr  1964 KX80. $400. 885-7585.  #8  1987 KX-80. immac. cond.. one  owner, never raced, gramma  driven. A must see. $1200 OBO.  885-3247. #9  Privale lurn. accom. reqd. lor  responsible prof, woman. Feb.  25 to Mar. 28. Contact Stephine  Boyd. Eagle Ridge Vol Hospital.  885-5158. #7  N/S working couple with 2 girls  seek 2 or 3 bdrm. house In  Robts. Ck.. March. Rels.,  885-5505. #8  Private unfurnished accommodation required lor responsible  working female Gibsons area.  886-2616. #7  PROPERTY  MANAGEMENT  SERVICES  We will  ��� Screen potential renters  ��� Do moving-in inspection  ��� Arrange for maintenance &  repairs  ��� Collect the rent & damage  deposit  ��� Disburse rent monies to  owner  ��� Do moving-out inspection  GIBSONS  INDUSTRIAL  PARK  700 sq.tt. of ideal commercial/light manufacturing  space, central location.  Owner may renovate lor ol-  lice/showroom/washrooms,  elc. Conlacl Steve Sawyer.  BRAND NEW  BUILDING  Ideal shop/retail/mduslrial  steel building in Seamounl  Park. 28'x52' wilh mezzanine, olfice, washroom,  shower and overhead crane.  Two large bay doors, easy  access, security fenced.  Conlacl Steve Sawyer.  Avoid all the hassles md  problems, md lor just a  pittance, call Ihe Property  Management Expert, Stein  Sawyer al  GIBSONS  REALTY LTD.  886-2277  For Rent  Small 2 bedroom cottage. Roberts  Creek on acreage, wood/ektt.  heal. Partly furnished, very quiet  $550. Exc. 886-6836. #8  Hopkings Landing, large, bright  one bedroom and den. water  view. $475 per month. Available  Feb. 15. 253-4145. #8  Large artist studio and residence  Halfmoon Bay. Sludy  30'x30'xl6'. Free rent first year  in exchange lor major renovations  to code, tor artist handyman C3  zoning. Contract or lease. Bob  Evermon. Emily Carr College ol  Art. 687-2345 Leave Message.  #7  Granthams. 2 bdrm.. view,  garden. Ideal lor retired couple.  Avail. Feb. 15. $650/mo.  (416)689-4860 collect. #8  Granthams. new 2 bdrm. duplex.  Exc. view, avail. Mar. 1,  $600/mo. 886-7018 #8  1 bdrm. suite, ground Iloor. partial view, central Gibsons. N/S.  $450/mo. Collect. 661-1351.  Avail. Mar. 1st. #8  2 bdrm. house. Iridge, stove,  washer, workshop, $450 plus.  883-9676. #8  Gibsons,   new   main   Iloor,  $350/mo. Christine. 886-8277.  #8  2 bdrm. duplex on North Rd. IVi  baths, utility room, garage. Close  to schools & mall. Avail. Mar. 1.  $600/mo. Phone 686-7625 after  6pm. #8  Room in Gibsons limHy home.  N/S, no pots. $300, 886-2227.  #7  1 bdrm. suile avail. Feb. 1,  Marine Dr.. Gibsons, $650 incl.  hydro. 886-2260 ��� 534-2056. #7  Cozy 2 bdrm. home, fireplace, 4  appl., $650. Avail. March 1.  886-7722, pis. Ive.msg.    TFNs  2 bdrm. apt. lower Gibsons, new  bldg., close to shops & marina,  quiet, secure. $720/p.m.. phone  886-3420. #7  3 bdrm. home on 5 acres. Gibsons, avail.. Mar. I, $650.  1-266-1501. #8  Housemates wanted: view house,  Granthams Landing, 1 bdrm.,  $300 or 2 for $550. Ulils. incl..  mid-Feb. Call 886-9621.        #8  ADVERTISING  FOR TENANCY  New British Columbia legislation  prohibits advertising which  discriminates in the rental ol properly. For example a person who  stipulates "no children" as a  condition of rental would be in  violation ol Ihe Family Status and  the Human Rights Acts. The  landlord who places Ihe advertisement and the newspaper  which publishes it would both be  in contravention ol Ihe legislation  and could have a complaint Hied  against them. The Coait News  will therefore not accept such  discriminatory ads TFN  Roberts Creek Hall avail.,  dances, parties, weddings,  equipment rental. Yvonne  885-4610. TFN  STORAGE  Heated, pallatized, gov'I approved. Len Wray's Transfer Ltd.  886-2664. TFN  Professional Mini Storage  New Building  886-8626  #9  Brand new, 1620 sq. ft. 3 bdrm.  townhome. Covered balcony, 1 <h  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., Vh  baths, skylight, mini blinds, carport, $895 per month. 886-4680.  TFN  Davis Bay. 3 bdrm., lull basement, executive home, view. No  smoking, no pels. $900.  885-9664.eves. #7  Bachelor suile. $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  I Ritz Motel 505 Gower Point Rd..  Gibsons. Full kitchenette with  microwave, cable TV includes  Super Channel. CNN & TSN.  Brand new view rooms available,  laundrette. Daily & weekly rates.  886-3343. #7  Furn. I bdrm. apt. in new bldg..  Gibsons. Avail. Mar. 1.  298-5215. #7  Sleeping rooms, reduced rent,  avail. Immed. 886-8828.       #7  Bachelor suite, Sandy Hook,  N/S. $400 avail. Mar. 1.  885-2476. #8  Cozy 1 bdrm., view, garden,  parking nr. ferry. $375. Mar. 1,  254-0277. #8  Garden Bay, 1 bdrm., bsmt.  suile, partially furn.. single working person, ulils. incl.. $425.  883-9921. #8  Room for rent, share la lilies.  furn. home off Gower Pt. Rd.  overlooking Georgia Strait. Call  eves., 886-9778. #7  2 bdrm. house, fridge, stove,  washer, workshop. $450 plus.  883-9676. #8  Two bedroom condo at Jolly  Roger. Possession immediate,  waterlront. Phone between 8 am  & 7 pm, Monday to Friday.  926-7055. #9  Gibsons - Spacious near now 1  bedroom apartment, nice  backyard. Available March 1st.  Includes washer, dryer 1 hydro.  $650 per month 298-5215.    #8  Gibsons - New 1 bedroom apartment, private backyard, nicely  lurnished. Available March 1st.  298-5215. #8  Furnished 3 bedroom, immaculate, is acre, Roberts  Creek. $750 per month. Call alter  5pm. #8  Available Immediately. 2  bedroom, large storage room, appliances, slds by slds duplex.  Gibsons, lots ol parking $700 per  month, 886-4603. #9  Spectacular 1 bedroom. water-  Iron!, large deck, laundry  lacilities, utilities included. Must  be quiet tenants. Available March  1st. $675. 886-3525 or leave  message. 988-9402. #7  3 Bedroom, 1 Vi bath. Upper Gibsons. Oldie but Goodie! $695.  686-9826. #7  Shared accommodation in  Roberts Creek, on acreage, In  3000 sq. ft. house, pets no problem. No smokers. Available  now. 886-2875. #9  Commercial - Gibsons Quay. Middle level, 2300 sq. tt., 456 sq.  ft, lane level 1154 sq. ft. & 2873  sq. ft. 886-7005, 886-9110.  19  2 bdrm. w/ basement, view  homo. Vi ulils. Granthams.  S675/mo. Mar. 15 or Apr. 1.  886-7403 or 886-8986. #7  3 bdrm. panabode w/ lireplace  on the bluff (Gibsons). Furn.,  $850. unfurn. $800. Avail. Mar.  15. lease. 1-266-1501. #9  3 bdrm. Bluff house. Will consider short term while you build.  886-2164. #7  Small apt.. Lower Gibsons. Ideal  lor single person. 886-8223.   #7  3 Bedroom mobile home, near  Davis Bay. March 1st $650 pm.  885-4862. 520-3200. 521-1990.   #9  Senior gentleman will share hilly  lurn. 2 bdr. house in Lower Gibsons. Rent $400 all inclusive.  886-4985. fl  1 bdrm. across Irom Gibson1  Marina. Avail. Mar. 1st. phor  866-7641, tl  1 bdrm. fully lurn. cottage close  to beach. Most suitable lor one  working person, $475/mo., incl.  hydro. Avail. Mar. 1. phone  886-8033. #7  1 bdrm. suite, Roberts Creek.  $450 & ulils.. avail. Mar. 15.  886-3123. #7  Roberts Creek. 1485 Park Ave., I  home on 1 acre. Avail. Immed.. I  $765 per month. 294-2102, i  Jamie. #71  Airy spacious room lor rent.  Private entrance, privale bath. No  cooking facilities. $325.  886-2785. #9  Woodcreek Park, 3 bdrm.. 2  baths. LR. DR. family room. 1350  sq.ft., ocean view. 984-6095. #9  2 bdrm. house close lo mall.  $650 mo., 886-2676. #7  1 bdrm. apartment, heat & light  incl., rets., N/S, no pels. 1  working person. $400 plus  security deposit. 886-9233.    #7  Wanted���Roommate to share 2  bdrm. house in Lower Gibsons.  Across Irom the beach, terrific  view & close to downtown sector.  $375 plus'A ulils .886-3513. #8  Small trailer. 1 adult, Cedars  Trailer Ct. 885-3313. #8  1 Bedroom, Gibsons, view,  lireplace, skylights, top Iloor  $600. plus share uti'illes  885-9859. #7  Help Wanted  COSMETICIAN  ��� Full-time position  * Start immediately  Apply between  9-11 am. Mon. - Fri.  Resume required  l_a_��j    See Debbie  I Gibsons  PHARMASAVE  Full/Part time help reqd. July &  August Must be 19 yrs ol age or  older. Cashier clerks, dock per-;]  son. Training provided. Send or  drop off resume: John Henry's  Marina inc., Box 40, Garden Bay  BC, VON 1S0.     > #T0"  Part-time hard workers, odd jobs  elc. Robts. Ck., $7/hr.  885-5505. #8  Executive Director  Immediate opening for Chief Administrative Officer to manage day  to day operation ol a small but active non-profit association. The  successful applicant, in consultation with Ihe Board ol Directors,  will be responsible lor budgel  personnel, union negotiations,  program development, public  relations and lund raising. Experience dealing with Social Service agencies and services to  handicapped an asset Salary  negotiable. Reply with lull resume  to:  Sunshine Allocution far the  Handicapped. Box 1443, SKIM,  B.C., VON 3A0.885-5473.     #7  Casual part-time employee to  work in a small group home in  Gibsons with three high needs  mentally handicapped women.  Rotating shifts including nights  and weekends. $10/hr. to start.  Experience desirable, compassion, patience and a driver's  license essential. To obtain application lorm call 886-3217 or  call in al 1057 Fairview #8  I  VOLUNTEER  OPPORTUNITIES  Hurt Fund needs canvassers  In all areas.  Alcohol 1 Drug Task Force  needs Interested and concerned people to sil on a committee.  For Hum md more epper-  Untltii, pfMii contact thl  Volunteer Action Centre  ���85-5881  A service funded by the  Ministry ot Social Services  and Housing. 24.  Coast News, February 18,1991  00  Dollar a  Bag Day  TUES: 19th  VW��THRIFTY'S  f  hup m GIBSONS  DONATIONS    886-2488 or Box 598  Help Wanted  Read Mots far Pay!! Up to $100  or more per title C��M 24 hr.  recorded message for details.  1-206-298-5477 lit. R2S.  #7  Attention: Earn up to $800 per  week working at home. Hundreds  ol companies need your help.  Amazing recorded message  reveals details. 1-206-298-8075.  #7  Part-lime help needed in private  greenhouse. Plant culture needed. Senior preferred, 886-2927.  #7  Now Opportunity  Make S200-S500 Plus Per Week  Now! Assemble our products.  Free 24 hr. recorded info, gives  details. 623-2011. 520-6444.  520-0435. 520-0103 or  520-0430. #8  29.  Business &  Home Services  Business &.  Home Services  Cwtow Hew umick  HOUSE SITTING  4 PET CABE  Branches Coeit to Coeit  Sharon    885-2228  Manitoba Style Renovations: Interior, exterior, commercial &  residential. All work guaranteed.  Senior citizens up to 25% off.  Free estimates. Call Brent.  886-8667. #7  ft}  NEED      O  RENOVATIONS ���  We're moving back and are  ready to help.  Modem Equipment,  quality workmanship &  reasonable pricing.  PHONE AL 430-3146 or  CELLULAR 328-7071  Fruit Tree Pruning  Large trees & hedges, specialty.  Barrie at 885-6207. #7  Word processing, reasonable  rates. Pick-up and delivery. Call  Becky. 885-7733. #8  AH your construction & renovation  requirement! Call Stefan for  estimate. 686-3792. #9  Electric work, new renovations,  emergencies service, panel  upgrading elc. Guarantee work,  free estimates. 885-1971 or  885-4620. #10  Rommels Home Design Service.  Permit ready, working drawings  prepared to your construction/  renov. needs. Quality workmanship, fair prices. Consultation  986-3122. #9  Lady available for house cleaning.  Professional work, everything incl. in price. Rels. avail., call  Jean, 886-8667. #7  House moving - Raising - Renovations ��� Concrete. 886-4903.   #7  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD.  Topping ��� Limbing - Danger Tree  Removal,  insured,  Guaranteed  Work. Free estimates. 885-2109.  TFN  Lawn 8 Garden Care  Low Spring Rates. We have:  mower, brushsaw. chainsaw.  seeder. A friendly neighbour you  can count on. Gift certificate  available. Call Lorraine or Bill,  885-9041. #7  Framing crew available, air  equipped. Phone alt. 6pm.  886-7830. TFN  Carpentry, renovations, additions: relaining walls, patios,  liberglassing. WHY. call Tom,  886-7652. #8  Painting cleanups,  small. 885-4733.  no job too  fl  Custom built outdoor and Indoor  lurniture and refinishing  883-9199. #7  Carpenter/Contractor available  for renovations, additions, decks.  Brad Benson. 886-255B.       #7  Experienced house cleaning.  Gibs. - Rbts. Ck. pref. Exc. refs.  avail.. 866-3368. #7  Vard work, hauling, landscaping  etc. Reasonable rates. Call Bill.  885-6254. #8  Drywall taping, texturing,  repairs, renovations. Free  estimates. 886-8594. #8  29.  Business ft.  Home Services  Vou CAN earn exlra income. Inlormation Iree. Phone 885-7122  days. 886-7361 eves. #7  Need I break? Housecleaning.  Have it all done when you get  home. Windows or ovens too! Excellent relerences. 886-8735. #7  PRUNING: bed preparation,  maintenance: design & installation. Call Diane. 886-4557.    #7  Kitchens 8 Bathrooms  Complete renovations, large or  small,   custom   cabinets.  Estimates 885-3259. #7  Structural and misc. steel drafting (standard & autocad) 18 yrs.  experience. 1-465-1124 collect.  #10  Logging - Skidder or Mead 20  CUM. lo 20,000. Contract or  purchase outright. Swap trees for  clearing. All species. 886-8417,  886-2348. #9  Siding And/Or Soffit  Vinyl, cedar, aluminum. New or  renovation construction. Quality  Workmanship Guaranteed, lenn  Joyner, cellular 657-9877. Eves.  886-2616. #12  Work Wanted  Carpenter avail., for renovation,  additions,  repairs.  Relerences.  Call Stewart at 885-6140.       #9  Rubbish removal, window cleaning, brushculting, rototilling,  yard maintenance, etc. Skip's  Maintenance Service, 885-2373.    #9  Handy man can do all kinds ol  work. Plumbing repairs a specialty. 883-9278. #9  Work Wanted  32.  Business  Opportunities  32.  Business  Opportunities  Home  PROFESSIONAL  STEAM CLEANING  Carpets ,?Y  Upholstery  JPOWERruL TRUCK-MOUNTED'  EQUIPMENT  BEST POSSIBLE RESULTS  CHERISHED  CARPET CARE  886-3823  * DIVISION OF KEN KVSliS  t SON H____i  It You Need land clearing,  erring,  septic fields etc  886-7282 day or night.  Garden,   painting,   cleanup,  reliable, reasonable. No job too  small. 885-5070.  Child Care  WH  i  rc*D  For Sale Motto Mo "malt ��e�� to sera as an Arnica Croon Hit. way distributor ol nationally  Step van, skooter and spare known products. In your own  parts, 5 freezers. Summer gross neighbourhood il you wish. We  sales. $40,000. All for $9000. assist you. Phone 885-7144 or  Call 885-2044.                   #6 886-9479.   ^__D  Couple relocating Sechell area.  Man seeks steady employment,  logging or construction, has extensive experience both areas.  Call colled eves.. 279-9272.  #7  CHARGE-A-CAB  The Sunshine Coast  Cab Co. Ltd.  NOW provides maem  VISA SERVICE \  Caregiving as a career: Interested  in becoming a caregiver in your  home or the home ol a child?  Contact North Shore Day Care  Registry. 885-6323. #7  Molly Mouse Daycare spaces  available. 18 months to school  age. Fun filled caring environment with ECE certified stall.  #31  Will babysit in my home. Loving  care. Gibsons. 886-2227 after  Feb. 6. #7  Mothers interested in forming  small playgroup (3-4 kids) for 2-4  yr. olds, phone Cindy. 886-7375.  #8  Mother ol three, will babysit In  my home. 8-5, Monday - Friday.  Good references. 886-2275.   #9  Funshme Daycare has spaces  available for 2'ft to 5 year olds.  Mon. lo Fri.. 7:30 am-5:30 pm.  For March 1st, 1991 call today.  886-3377. #9  Child care needed 20 hrs/wk.,  $5/hr., my home. Granthams.  886-3159. #7  Molher of two will babysit in her  home. Roberls Creek area. 3 yrs  & up Refs. avail.. 885-5032.  #9  32.  Business  Opportunities  NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPLY FOR  A DISPOSITION OF CROWN LAND  Land Disposition  In Land Recording District ol Burnaby and situated on the east  side ol Keats Island.  Take notice that John McNaughlon ol Kamloops, B.C., occupation manager Intends to apply lor a licence ol occupation  of Ihe following described lands; Commencing at a post  planted at the S.E. corner ot Lot 17, Block 5, D.L. 1594 &  1595. Plan 7616, P.I. 010-545-433, North Shore-Squamish  Valley Assessment Area, thence 10m S.W. along shors  thence 90m S.E. thence 10m N.E.: Ihence 90m N.W. lo point  ol commencement and containing .09 ha more or less.  The purpose lor which Ihe land Is rsqulred Is private  moorage.  Comments concerning this application may be made to the Oflice ol Ihe Senior Land Officer. #401 - 4603 Kingsway, Burnaby. B.C. V5H 4M4. File No. 2405204.  t^SrYSwAacT  O-e.. ifWJefK  (?I*H -76'b  S H   laoHcc e3f*l��*ti J  /  -j D cur**"*-    Mv^ ^   NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPLY  FOR A DISPOSITION OF CROWN LAND  In Land Recording District of New Westminster, and situated in  Secret Cove.  Take notice thai Robert G. Harrington, 2530 Queens Avenue,  West Vancouver. B.C., Businessman, Intends to apply lor a  licence ol occupation of the following described lands: Un-  surveyed foreshore homing DL 4553 LD 37 Group I N.W.D.  The purpose lor which this disposition is required is private  moorage.  From a point ol Commencement (P.O.C.) planted middle ol  Shore. North Side of DL 4553; Ihence 40m N.; thence 15m E;  thence 40m S.; thence 15m W. along the shoreline to Ihe point  of commencement containing 0.060 Hectares.  Comments concerning this application file No. 2405241 may be  made to the office of the Senior Land Officer, #401 - 4603  Kingsway. Burnaby, B.C., V5H 4M4_  FOR SALE  Blossoming,  well-established  Garden  Maintenance  Business  886-7795  BCYCNA  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  ANDYUKON  CONMUNITV  NEWSPAPERS  ASSOCIATION  BLANKET CLASSIFIEDS  These ads appear in more than too community newspapers In B.C. and Yukon  and reach more than 3 million readers.  TO PLACE AN AD CALL THIS PAPER OR BCYCNA AT (604) 669-9222.  $195  $3.70 each additional word  lor 25  words  AUTOMOTIVE  DISPOSAL SALEI 1990 F260  4x4's, Crew Cabs, 1 Ton, Ex-BC  Government Rentals. 40 units.  1-800-452-6705, Lake City Ford.  M5606.  BUILDINGi SUPPLES  DOORS! WINDOWS! Interior  and exterior wood, melal and  French doors, wood windows,  skylights. MOREI Call colled lo  WALKER DOOR and WINDOW  in Vancouver al (604)266-110).  New Hardwood Flooring. Select  red oak, 2 1/4" x Slev random  lengths, $3.17 sq. It.. #1 Common, $2.84 - #2 - $2.43 - Taxes  included - Olher grades available.  F.O.B. Richmond, call Joe 642-  7842.  BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES  $100VDAY. 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Register now for our  next class starting March 4ih.  Full inlormation on the,course  available on request. We can  also help you with your student  loan if required. Write or phone  North Okanagan School ol Hair-  dressing Lid., 3001 - 30th Ave.,  Vernon, B.C., V1T2C1. Phone  542-8393.  FOR SALE MtSC  A FREE HUNTING, FISHING,  CAMPING CATALOG ($6 value).  Send your expired hurting or telling license (photocopy acceptable) and S.I.R. will mail you our  Annual Sportsman Catalog FREE  (388 pages -over 6,500 Items)  plus all Sale Fliers lor one year.  SIR. Mail Order, Dept. 312,1386  EINce Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3G 3N1. Oder expires  March3l,1991.  Join thousands ol satisfied customers. Buy wigs el wholesale  prices. From $39.95. Shop by  catalogue and save For FREE  catalogue CALL TOLL-FREE 1-  800-265-7776.  AQUA-THERM woodbuming outside hot-water furnace. Heal  homes, shop, greenhouses.  Forced-air adaptable. Information: $6 Including leasfaiaty analysis. 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POSITIONS AVAILABLE lor  people aged 18-30 interested In  working overseas as an exchange  student. For details conlad Ihe  International Agricultural Exchange Association, 1501 - 17  Ave.,SW.,Calgary,AB,T2T0E2,  NEW. SAFE. Chemical lor allergy  control In swimming pools; replaces dangerous chlorine. Opportunity lo start, part or lull lime,  DislrTbulion or pool servicing business in your area. For lull eilormalion call Sorber Canada Inc., 1-  850-1400.  SPORTS/NEWS REPORTER!  PHOTOGRAPHER required for  twice weekly newspaper with  C.P. wire, in Ihe beautllul West  Kootenays. The newest member  ol Ihe Metro Valley lamily ol community newspapers. Must have  vehicle and camera. Experience  Seferred. Dental, Medical, Wol-  re benefits. Salary per union  agreement. RUSH resume and  recent dippings lo: Simon Birch,  Editor, Castlegar News, Box  3007,Ceallegar,B.C.,VlN3H4.  Smal Engine Mechanic, Out.  board/Motorcyde experience  akuanasaal. 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Resumes wll be accepted until  March 1,1991. Send to Box 280,  Nakusp, B.CVOQt R0.  PERSONALS  WOULD YOU LIKE to correspond wilh unattached Christian  people, egos 1680. the object  being companionship or marriage. Write ASHGROVE, P.O.  Boi206,Chsso,B.C.,VOE1MO.  SERVICES  MAJOR ICBC and injury claims.  Joel A. Wener trial lawyer lor 22  years. Cal coled: (604)736-  5500. Contingency lees available. Injured In B.C, only.  SAVE UP TO $100,000 on your  home mortgage and pey oil your  ban up to 10 years sooner ninut  re-llnandng and appraisal. CALL  322-8872.    GET A CHARGE CARD - Instant  $1,500 credit, cash advances,  guaranteed approval. Catalogue  shopping. For applcallon send  SASE, ADVANTAGECARD,  DEK Marketing, P.O. Bos 4383C,  Sin. D, HamMon, Ont��� LBV 418.  TRAVEL  AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND.  Call Ihe South Pacific spectaM,  ANZA Travel. Vancouver/Auckland, return Irom $1,204 to  $1,724. Vancouver/Sydney return Irom $1,344 to $1,663. Vancouver cal: 734-7725. ToHree 1-  800-972-6928.  SKIERS: Lake Louise, Caneda'a  Favourite has 8 day oH and ac-  commodatlon packagoo Iran  $l5*pereon, quad occupancy,  regular Maem. Other package  ptamavoHxe.1-��rX>^leU4)0M.  sculor, Patricia L.Gabriel at 5325  Trafalgar St., Vancouver, B.C.  V6N 1B8 on or before the 11th ot  March, 1991, after which date  the estate's asssts will be  distributed having regard only to  claims that have been received.  Patricia L. Gabriel, Executor  266-40SS  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE  OF ARTHUR D.CHERRY, deceased, formerly ol Gibsons, B.C.  NOTICE Is hereby given lhal  creditors and others having  . __��� clalms against the above estate  Call the Coast NeWS at 885-3930 are required to send lull par-  i_I^^^BHH__HH_i_M_^_ 'titulars    such claims to the Ex-  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 lor access lor privale lands generally  situated on the south shore ol Sakinaw Lake, north of D.L.  3678. ol the lollowing lands: A road allowance generally  cenlered on Ihe lollowing alignment. From a point A, 261m  + /- east ol the North West corner ol D.L. 3678 a distance ot  112m +/- in a direction 22 degrees +/- West ol North;  Ihence a distance ol approximately 90m + /- along an arc ol  radius 100m to a point B, 65m +/- along a bearing of 3  degrees +/- East ol North, thence a distance ot approximately 105m -i- /- along an arc ol radius 70m to a point C  95m +/- along a bearing ol 1)8 degrees +/- West of  North, thence 75m +/- along a bearing ol 165 degrees  + /- West ol North to a point D; thence 125m along an arc ot  radius 100m lo a poinl E being 120m +/- along a bearing ol  122 degrees +/- West ol North thsnee 20m lo a Poinl F  along a bearing ol 93 degrees +/- West ol North being i  point on Ihe property line with Block A, 18m +/- north a,  Ihe North West corner ol D.L. 367B.  The purpose lor which the disposition is required Is access to  the remainder of D.L. 3661 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 of D.L. 3681 N.W.D.  Comments concerning this application may be made lo the office of the Senior Land Olficer #401 - 4603 Kingsway, Burnaby. B.C.. V5H 4M4. Telephone 660-5500.  I  NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPLY FOR  A DISPOSITION OF CROWN LAND  Land Disposition  In Land Recording District of Burnaby and situated at the  mouth ol Treat Creek on Jervis Inlet.  Take notice that George Home of Jack Cewe Ltd., Coqultlam,  B.C., occupation V.P. Finance. Intends to apply for a lease ol  the lollowing described lands; The land contained in Ihe  original S.U.P. 1086 less that land contained in Ihs new  S.U.P. 17764 and containing 2.6 hectares.  The purpose lor which Ihe disposition Is required Is tor Ihe  storage ot manufactured gravel adjacent to our existing leased  land and gravel operation.  Comments concerning this application may be made to the Oflice ol the Senior Land Officer, #401 - 4603 Kingsway, Burnaby, B.C. V5H 4M4. File No. 2405237.  (eeevee*tttmeset  **-  J.M/r   .��aae )  Did you know B.Cs Children's Hospital is the only  acute-care hospital in the province�����_����� ���>)_&  devoted entirely to children?       CNkJretts Hospital   Putting smiles back where ihey belong  How  tone  a Local  Hero  Imagine a Canada  where pviiplc make pv\t\\\  an important pan of their  lives. Where they plan  how much ihey can pjivc,  in time and in money.  Where ihcv don't wan  lo be asked to help Imagine  the rewards ol being  one uf thine people. Be  j 1 nc.il Hero.  Anew .pit-it of pvin,.  NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPLY  FOR A DISPOSITION OF CROWN UNO  In Land Recording District ol New Westminster, and situated  in Bargain Harbour.  Take notice that Robert James Paton and Laurel Paton, 4181  Ranger Crescenl. North Vancouver, B.C., Salesman and  Nurss, Intend to apply lor a licence ol occupation ol the  following described lands:  Commencing at a post planted at the N.W. corner ol Block 19,  D.L. 1392, Plan 5388, GRPI; Ihence 30.48m W.; Ihence  15.24m S.; thence 39.62m E.; Ihence N.W. along shoreline  to point ol commencement.  The purpose lor which this disposition is required is private  residential moorage lor 10 years.  Comments concerning this application may be made lo the Oflice ol Ihe Senior Land Officer #401 - 4603 Kingsway, Burnaby, B.C.. V5H 4M4, quoting (He #2405142.  ha*>jta.<er _��:_-. Coast News, February 18,1991  25.  '���IJIVX. ��� ..'.*,  The usual prize of $5 will be awarded to the lint comet entry  drawn which locates the above. Send your entries to reach the  Coast News, Box 460, Gibsons by Saturday of this week. List  week's winner was Brad Hooper of Sechelt who comedy identified Ihe sign at the corner of Fawn Road and Redrooffs Road.  On Knowledge Network  Local writers featured  byJaac!  Sheep eld  The Ministry of Forests is planning on using domestic  sheep this summer as a means of controlling brush in young  conifer plantations. The SCRD was informed of the move in  a recent letter from W. Blake Fougere, District Silviculture  Planner for the Sunshine Coast Forest District.  "We are prepared to do water sampling prior, during, and  following the treatments, as well as take any precautions  necessary to maintain current water quality," Fougere promised.  All blocks to be submitted to the "sheep treatment" are in  the Sechelt area, specifically Angus Creek, Roberts Creek,  and Rainy River.  "Write what you know."  That's what local storytellers  have been doing for years, with  books about loggers, fishermen  and life alone the rainy west  coast of British Columbia.  Storytelling has always been a  necessary art on the Coast.  Whether your boat was tied up  waiting out a storm, or you  spent an evening in a logging  camp, tall tales helped pass time  and while away the winter.  Now, some of the Coast's  best known tale tellers are  themselves the subject of a new  TV story. Local writers,  publishers and Sunshine Coast  personalities will be featured in  a TV program, Writing in the  Rain, which will air on the  Knowledge Network on February 25.  The program, about Coastal  writing and publishing, includes  interviews with lot��� writers  Peter Trower and Edith Iglauer,  and publisher Howard White of  Harbour Publishing. There are  also conversations with local  people, which give a flavour of  the Coastal lifestyle which inspires regional writing. Fisherman Jim Warnock, ex-labour  leader Bill White, pioneer boat  builder Alan Farrell and activist  Iris Griffith are all included in  the program.  "One of the rationales behind  promoting regional culture is to  see ourselves," says Paul  Mclsaac, the director of the  program, "and it's important to  see who 'ourselves' really are.  The good Coastal books do a  remarkably good job of capturing that flavour and playing it  back. We wanted to do a little  of the same thing on video to  show the people what those  stories are about."  Originally, the producers of  the program came to the Coast  to make a film for publishing  students at Simon Fraser  University about Howard White  and the founding of Harbour  Publishing. Once filming  began, director Mclsaac realized there was a lot more to the  topic than could be included in  one show. With encouragement  from the Knowledge Network,  the producers decided to make  an additional program for a  more general audience, which  resulted in Writing in the Rain.  The idea of regional writing  goes back a long way on the  Coast, says Howard White,  publisher, who counts Bernard  Sinclair, a fisherman from  Pender Harbour, among his  "literary grandfathers".  Sinclair was publishing popular  novels set on the Coast before  1920. White's own interest in  the value of regional writing  came early. As a child growing  up in a logging camp on Nelson  Island, he realized that "Dick  and Jane never wore gumboots  and life-jackets like me and my  sister did."  Later in life, he decided to try  to capture the energy and  character of the natural  storytellers he had known while  growing up, but who never  seemed to appear in the books  from other places. Eventually  this led to developing the West  Coast anthology Raincoast  Chronicles and founding Harbour Publishing as a regional  publishing house. Some of the  West Coast writers now  published by Harbour, such as  Anne Cameron, Bus Griffiths  and Jim Spilsbury are also included in the TV program.  Director Paul Mclsaac says  that he hopes Writing in the  Rain will help people to take an  interest in Coastal writing as a  valid form of literature. "Given  the barrage of electronic and  print media we receive from the  US and other parts of Canada,  it's important for us to both ex  perience and value our own  culture," he says.  "Here, culture is what people  live. Back East it is what you do  when you put on a suit and tie."  The program will run on the  Knowledge Network from 8 to  8:30 pm on Monday, February  25.  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-Oistrict Office at 1016 Seamount  Way, Gibsons, B.C., VON 1V0, (Phone: 886-2294).  Previously listed equipment must be reregistered. 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.  $%  Province of  British Columbia  Ministry of Transportation  and Highway!  VW Y  SiMKfi  *4L DV?  Sunshine Coast Regional District  BULLETIN BOARD  885-2261  Upcoming Meetings: H  Annual Flushing Program  - Forest Advisory Committee  Wednesday, February 20th at 7:00 p.m.  at the Forestry Office on Field Road  - Economic Development Commission  Thursday, February 21st at 10:00 a.m.  - Public Utilities Committee  Thursday, February 21st at 7:30 p.m.  - Planning Committee  Thursday, February 21st  to follow Public Utilities  ��� Foreshore Advisory Task Force  Tuesday, February 26th at 9:00 a.m.  - Regular Board  Thursday, February 28th at 7:30 p.m.  We are commencing our annual flushing program  from February 18th to 22nd in the Davis Bay and  Selma Park 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  SUNSHINE COAST 2020:  PLANNING FOR OUR FUTURE  FERRY  FORUM  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22nd  2:00 to 4:00 p.m.  GIBSONS LEGION  747 Sunshlnt Coast Highway  Sunshine Coast Regional District  NOTICE of PUBLIC HEARING  Pursuant to Sections 956 and 957 of the Municipal Act a public hearing will be held to consider the following  Bylaw of the Sunshine Coast Regional District:  "Elphinstone Official Community Plan  Amendment.Bylaw No. 297.5,1990".  The intent of Bylaw 297.5 is to introduce a  development permit area designation  applying to Commercial Industrial  designated lands located adjacent to  Highway 101 in the vicinity of Pratt Road  and Payne Road as indicated on the  following map:  L.690  SUBJECT AREA: BYLAH 297.5  HIOMY 101 CtMBtlN.  IWUSTRIA. DEVaOKNT  aitm,iits.|  Mini  ��a��B_-����W Jj^^ji ajjj  near a em  Hse "   eiot; a \  Basic design guidelines will apply to the form and  character of development and will address, in a  general manner, matters such as landscaping, exterior design of buildings, parking and signs. The  design guidelines will apply only to new development and redevelopment in this development permit area.  The public hearing will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, February 22,1991 in the Cedar Grove Elementary School Gym, 1196 Chaster Road, Gibsons,  B.C. All persons who deem their Interest in property to be affected by the proposed bylaw shall be  afforded an opportunity to be heard on matters  contained in the bylaw.  The above is a synopsis of the bylaw and is not  deemed to be an interpretation of the bylaw. The  bylaw may be inspected at the Regional District  Office in the Royal Terraces building at the foot of  Wharf Road, Sechelt, B.C. during office hours,  Monday to Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and  Thursday and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., from  February 11,1991 up to and Including February 22,  1991.  Mr. L. Jardine  Secretary  Sunshine Coast Regional District  Box 800, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0  Telephone 865-2261  What is happening  to the Ferry Service  on the Sunshine Coast?  ��� What Is being proposed for a passenger-only  ferry service?  - What are the implications of such a service  ��� Can the existing service be improved?  ��� Do we want better service?  Panel includes:  #Harold Long, M.L.A.  ��� Steve New, Manager  Small Community Systems, B.C. Transit  ���Gordon Wilson, Chairman of the Sunshine  Coast Regional District Transportation  Committee  This is an opportunity for you to hear and express  your opinions about ferry transportation.  Please note: For those unable to attend please  drop us a note expressing your concerns.  Address: SCRD Planning Department  Ferry Forum  Box 800  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  NOTICE  RE: QARBAQE CONTAINERS AT  DAVIS BAY  I Please be advised that the two unscreened  garbage dumpsters will be permanently removed  from Davis Bay as of March 1,1991.  Thank you for your cooperation.  Larry Jardine  I Administrator 26.  Coast News, February 18,1991  Wilton Crook dowlopiwnt  ln-camera discussion challenged  by Start  "There was no reason why  you shouldn't have been in  there," Jim MacLeod told the  Coait Newt after an in-camera  discussion with the Sechelt  Council.  MacLeod, representing  Wilson Creek Developers Co.  Inc., was at last Wednesday's  committee meetings to discuss a  "clerical error" in the wording  of a Notice of Public Hearing  announcement.  Sechelt Mayor Nancy  MacLarty abruptly called the  in-camera (closed to public  scrutiny) session on the advice  of City Planner Rob Sabine  near the end of three hours of  committee meetings.  When asked by the Coast  News if the in-camera session  was either land acquisition or  personnel related (the reason for  the closed door discussion was  still unknown at that time),  MacLarty responded that it was  not. She said, "there was a  small problem with some  municipal paperwork and Rob  Sabine suggested an in-camera  meeting was the best way to  proceed."  The following day Mayor  MacLarty was contacted by the  editor of the Coast News regarding the legitimacy of going in-  camera over issues of government error.  MacLarty explained "I  wasn't quite sure where I stood  lat night...My gut feeling at the  beginning of the meeting was to  be very open and up front about  Skelly discusses  the Qulf war  by Jan Michael Sherman  MP Ray Skelly was on-hand  as advertised at Elphinstone last  Thursday evening for an informal forum with the public.  "People do not see the  psychosis that has been sweeping the planet for a number of  years,'* Skelly declared.  "Mulroney's talking about  'reconstructing the destruction  in Kuwait'���before the destruction is complete! We must look  to our own house, first." The  shirt-sleeved MP smiled  ironically, looking around at the  cluster of listeners. "How are  we going to pay for this  (reconstruction) AND the war  itself?"  From their comments and  their passion it was crystal-clear  that his audience was dead set  against  the  Gulf  War  and  Canada's "ill-advised" involvement in it.  "There are 28 countries in the  Gulf���only six of them with any  real military force. And only  one doing most of the  fighting... Bush has designed  this (invasion) from the beginning... It is not a United Nations  initiative... If Canada left (the  Gulf), nobody would notice  we'd gone."  "The UN has done one of the  most dishonourable things in its  history," Skelly insisted. "This  war is good for a lot of countries. The Americans have  bought off a lot of people. Britain and France have very dirty  hands in this affair...The war is  being used as a screen for other  activities, including getting...  things... from the United  States."  NEW LIFE FELLOWSHIP  CENTRE  New Tealament Church  55M Wharf Rd, Sechelt  Sun. Worship Service      10:30am  Wed. Bible Study 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  Glassford Road 11:15 am  Sunday School 11:15 am  ST. JOHN'S  Davis Bay Road and  SlmpKlns Road 9:30 am  Sunday School 9:30 am  Rev. Stan Sears  Church Telephone 886-2333  CHRISTIAN LIFE  ASSEMBLY  (Formerly Qlbaona Pontacoalel Church)  School Rd., opposite RCMP  Sunday School 9:45 am  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Evening Fellowship 7:00 pm  Phone: Church Olllce 886-7107  Pastor Dan MacAulay 886-7107  Youth Pastor J. Morris 886-3499  Affiliated wilh the Pentecostal  Assemblies of Canada  CHRISTIAN  SCIENCE SOCIETY  In the Greene Court Hall  Medusa St., Sechell.  A Warm Invitation to all  Sunday Services 11:00 am  Except Dec. 16th  For Information, please call:  866-2506 or 865-36(8  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  711 Park Road  Telephone: 866-2611  Sunday School  Worship Service  9:30 am  11:00 am  LIVING FAITH  LUTHERAN CHURCH  Whllaker Road & Coast Highway  Davis Bay 685-2202  Rev. Frank W. Schmltt, Pastor  Sunday Church School 9:30 am  Sunday Worship 11:00 am  Come Grow With Us!  ANGLICAN  CHURCH OF CANADA  Sunday 10:30 am  Parish Family Eucharist  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  Wednesday 10:30 am  Worship and Bible Study  St, Aldan's, Roberls Creek  Rev. Esther North 866-7410  Show your spirit  come back lo church.  GRACE REFORMED  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Morning Worship 11:30 am  St. Hilda's Anglican Church  Evening Worship    7 pm In homes  Wednesday  Bible Study 7:30 In homes  J Cameron Fraser, Pastor  885-7488 Oflice 885-9707  Cal Mclver, Pastor  "The Bible aa II la...  lor People aa they are."  GIBSONS COMMUNITY  FELLOWSHIP  Welcomes you to join us  In Sunday Worship  Children's Progress 9:45 am  *aver 10:00 am  Morning  Worship Service 10:45 am  Wednesday 7:ooPm  699 Gower Point Road  Pastor Monty McLean  886-7049  ANGLICAN  CHURCH  OF CANADA  81. Hilda's, Sechell  8:00 am - 9:30 am  SI. Andrews - Ponder Harbour  11:30 am  Rev. June Maflln  Rev. Dan Gilford  860-5019  'V.e errand $ teem miasm to sir  ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH  MASS SCHEDULE  Saturday  5:00 pm St. Mary's Gibsons  Sunday  8:45 am Indian District  9:48 am Holy Family Seohell  11:30 am St. Mary's Gibsons  CONFESSIONS  1st & 3rd Sat. 4-4:30 pm  Holy Family Sechelt  2nd 6 4th Sat. 4:30-5 pm  St. Mary's, Gibsons  6o9-M2e  the clerical error���but I was  nudged."  The nudging came in the  form of a note "slipped" to her  from the planner Sabine. The  note alerted MacLarty to the  presence of Jim MacLeod who  had come to the meeting  specifically to discuss the  "clerical error" which had cost  Wilson Creek Developers a two  week delay in the development  process of their proposed shopping mall.  MacLarty attributed much of  the controversy to her own "inexperience" and said. "I want  the media in on everything ���  within reason." She added  "everything was happening at  once (last night). I'm sorry.  IWJtl  Near new 3 bedroom townhome. 2  I levels, 5 appliances, 1 Vi bathrooms,  | skylight, mini-blinds, on crawl space.  I carport.  Brand new one level townhome. No  I stairs, fireplace, 5 appliances, mini-  I blinds, l'/i bathrooms, carport.  Help the klde  The Sechelt Elementary School Choir���and al Grade  7's���are faced with the exciting prospect of attending a  special school performance of "The Phantom of the Open"  In June, but there's only one catch.  They will have to raise some serious coin to enable them to  partake of this wonderful opportunity. Therefore, Invention  being the offspring of necessity, a "Phantom Tea" wll be  held on Saturday, February 23 between 2 and 4 pm at the  school.  There will be refreshments, entertainment by the Sechelt  Choir, and Ihe soundtrack of���what else?���"The Phantom  of the Opera." The price Is S3 for adults and tooney per kid.  Funerel home  The Devlin Funeral Home Is looking to expand Its faculties  to the Wilson Greek area and has asked Sechelt Council to  consider rezoning a one-acre lot near Ihe comer of Bower and  Tyson Roads to accommodate that expansion.  Funeral home owner Dan Devlin and architect Dick  Williams presented designs to council for the proposed  funeral home crematorium. The new facility would require a  zoning change from the current Resldendal-3 (R-3) to Public  Assembly (PA).  PA zoning Includes hospitals, churches, schools and  funeral homes.  When asked by Mayor Nancy MacLarty if other sites had  been looked Into, Devlin Mkt that there were presently no PA  zoned areas that would suffice.  MacLarty said that the proposal would have to be weighed  carefully and Devlin responded, "If It isn't going to go (the  proposal) let us know and we'll look for new property with  no 111 will."  !  ��� New Dimensions in Home Entertainment ���  ���m ���  Furniture Land  HfSl I'rllCCS' BFS1 SELECTION' lit SI QUALITY' DIM SFHVICf  You Hire  And We'll Help Pay  Are You a  Nonprofit Group?  In Kaslo, Ihe Koolenay Lake Historical Society's project to restore  the S S. Moyle and create e visitors' site has employed and  trained 32 income assistance recipients.  If Your Prpject Supports  Tourism in the Community...  If you've got a 4- to 6-month project which may improve  the 'tourist appeal' of 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 of 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 screened Within 48  hours I had a new employee started  without very much red tape"  Helena Ulrlch,  Victoria Lampshade Shop  "It's taken a lot ol pressure oH me.  They've already pre-screened Iht  applicants and. .the applicant  has already expressed an aptitude  for the type of job I'm offering."  Trevor Eastveld,  Pats Panfry, 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  **  Province ol British Columbia  Ministry ol Social Services and Houalng  HonouriDIa Norman Jacobs*), Minister  EMPLOYMENT  'PLUStfr^vSc.  far Program Details and Application Forma,  Contact Your Nearest District Office.  Check the Blue Pegee of Your Phone Book.  The Employment Plue group of program! I. ��� major Initiative under a federal/provincial agreement, end part of e $28-mllllon  continuing commitment from your provincial government to aaalat income assl.l.nc. recipient, to become Independent.


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