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 LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY  | Parliament Buildings  Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X4  The Sunshine  Published on the Sunshine Coast    25' P��r c��Py ��n "**�� s'ands        January 7,1991       Volume 45       Issue 1  1990  THE YEAR  IN REVIEW  Gospel Rock.  -NoTtmbertt  by Jan Michael Sherman and  Row Nicholson  1990. Throughout the global  village it '���H.ajpu' of hope and  tension, a year, when those who  are supposed to know pronounced an end to the Cold  War ��� only to see the promise  of a broader and more lasting  peace undermined by events in  the Middle East, among other  hot spots worldwide.  On the "homefront" ��� the  Sunshine Coast ��� an un-  preposessing granitic structure  known as Gospel Rock captured centre stage and, at times,  appeared unwilling to relinquish  the spotlight.  Twice Premier William  Vander Zalm brought his frontpage grin and political  bonhomie to our parts, once to  hype a pipeline, the other to remind us that we've "...never  had it so good" while testing the  waters for a Fall campaign  which was aborted pre-flight.  In another "campaign" involving various community and  environmental issues of major  impact and importance to the  20,000-odd residents of the Sun  shine Coast, longtime observers  marvelled at the depth and  breadth of a newborn coastal  activism.  An activism which called  forth headlines related to  everything from the (local)  spraying of toxic herbicides and  the ultimate disposition of the  Tetrahedron Plateau, to the  emotionally volatile matters of  French Immersion and would-  be municipal complexes carrying multi-million dollar price  tags.  In many respects, given the  unprecedented involvement of  so many activist-minded individuals on the Coast, it is fair  to say that activism in and of  itself emerged as possibly the  single most compelling continuing news story of 1990.  In the many forms and guises  it has assumed ��� from  "backlash" voting groups  dissatified with certain trends to  shadowy machine-oriented  political organizations ���  coastal activism has acquired a  viable life of its own and lent a  sense of empowerment to many  people who hitherto felt they  could not make a difference.  "I trust the eagle knows where it wants to live  better than I do."  -KeoCollUu on Gomel Rock, April J3  Chief Tom  Marathon.  The  Strait  ���September}  A News Year Of Twists And Turns...  From the perspective of us at  The Coast News, perhaps the  most slippery on-going news  story of 1990, a story which had  few handles and even fewer  statistical references to draw  upon, was that which revolved  around the perceived conflict  between quality of life and further development.  Many in the know claimed ���  quite convincingly ��� that the  Sunshine Coast was already well  on its way to becoming a  "bedroom community" for the  bulging pockets of upscale  humanity currently residing in  Vancouver with its dearth of  elbow room.  Local and regional governments on the coast struggled  with the dilemna throughout the  year, but the weightiest pronouncement emergent seemed  to be "Development is inevitable ��� but must be well-  planned."  Highlighting the inherent  contradictions of this issue was  the year's end announcement by  MLA Harold Long that fast  commuter ferries would be  coming to the Coast ��� despite  hiGS.S'P' ~  No run-of-the-mill opening at Baysidel  -Jim it  Anti-Vision activists.  the fact that virtually every Sunshine Coast political figure is  opposed to them.  Construction of the much-  heralded natural gas pipeline  began in January of 1990.  ���October!  Throughout the year hundreds  of pipeline workers ��� all from  off-the-Coast ��� dug trench and  laid pipe for, or so the story  went, the benefit of all Sunshine  (rum to pate 9  *$m  ^Hw           ^^B  WF  I^Jj  W*J-^  Grace Maclnnls receives the Order of B.C.  ���Octobers  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945 Coast News, January 7,1991  comments  No quick cure  for state of  national depression  We've been in a recession for quite a while now and we  take cold comfort from the boasts made that we in BC are  "recession proof." Not only is this by-no-means bankable  prediction fatuous and short-sighted, it smacks of a smug  insularity and lack of compassion for our brethren beyond  our borders.  A withdrawal from others and a crabbed preoccupation  with ourselves, coupled with a singular lack of energy, enthusiasm and sense of good prospects, is as good a clinical  definition of depression as any other.  Recent surveys reveal that in excess of 60 per cent of  Canadians firmly believe that 1991 is destined to be even  worse than the year just traversed, suggesting that depression, not recession, is the societal fifth columnist we  should focus more of our therapeutic efforts on.  Depression is the leading emotional health problem in  North America, and it has been coming on strong for a  number of years. Like the common cold, depression is also  highly contagious, and now that it has reached epidemic  proportions and begun manifesting itself in a collective,  cultural context, political and mass advertising  cheerleading and hortatory pep rallies are being rewarded  with the limpest of cross-Canadian "Yaysl"  Canadians feel impotent of late, and have good reason  to. For one thing, they are stuck with a government in Ottawa headed up by the single most unpopular leader in the  nation's history ��� and his very political existence is a major contributory element in this country's current deepening malaise.  Then there is the matter of Quebec's future. Many  Canadian from all walks of life have at least publicly written or kissed off the province, claiming not to care whether  it becomes a sovereign nation or not.  But beneath the surface, working its depressive magic,  are the feelings of loss, betrayal and abandonment which  naturally accompany the rupturing of any familial relationship. For better or worse, Quebec has been part of our  collective heritage and its potential loss is already wreaking  havoc with our national psyche.  Another important factor is the etiology of our current  collective depression is the degree to which we allow  ourselves to accept and adopt the manic consumer addiction and attendant lifestyle philosophies espoused and  vigourously exported from below the border. Overstimulation always produces depression.  Canada's depression will last just so long as it takes for  a lot of unresolved systemic issues to finally be properly  addressed.  Fortunately, grassroots activism, so potentially  therapeutic, is again on the rise, and may represent a major trend.  ���from our files ���  We Remember When  5 YEARS AGO  Eighteen-year-old Sergio Tomasi, of Sechelt, was  the first member of the Sunshine Coast Army Cadet  Corps to be accepted for training in the Canadian  Armed Forces' six week parachutist course. Tomasi  came sixth in the SO contestants in the cross-  Canada test.  10 YEARS AGO  The provincial government has indicated further  support for the Sunshine Coast Regional District in  its attempt to establish standards and guidelines to  govern the granting of foreshore leases and  licences of occupation. The first baby of the year on  the Sunshine Coast was Carley Suzanne  Stolzenberg, born on January 1, at 4:52 pm.  20 YEARS AGO  Gibsons council seeks to finance its $845,000  sewage project in part through the provincial  government. Selma Park Fact Finding Committee  argues that Construction Aggregates' gravel  removal proposal estimates show considerable  variation.  30 YEAR AGO  Some Langdale residents oppose building a  school in that area because of heavy traffic.  Mrs. Charlotte Jackson, Wilson Creek, was  elected chairman of the School Board. Pender Harbour NDP club received its charter. Steve Dediluke  was named president.  40 YEARS AGO  Gibsons Farmers Institute Market will be moved  from its present location near the Bal Block.  Eric Inglis was elected president of Gibsons  Legion branch. Dave Herrin and John Wilson are  vice-presidents.  The Sunshine  MAI f IIII  p.bii.h.d by GLASSFORD PRESS LTD.  Editor:  Jan Michael Sherman  Advrrtlalng  Fran Burntlde  Role Nicholson  Mgr:  John Gilbert  Production: Jan Schukt  Jean Broccoli  Jackie Phclan  Brian McAndrew  Bill Roger*  Office Mgr:  Anne Thomien  Ella Warner  Dee Grant t  The SUNSHINE COAST NEWS Is a locally owned newspaper,  published on the Sunshine Coast, BC every Monday by Qlastford  Press Ltd., Box 460, Gibsons, BC, VON 1V0. Gibsons 886-2622 or  886-7817; Sechelt 885-3930; Gibsons Fax 886-7725; Sechelt Fax  885-3954. Second Class Mall Registration No. 4702.  The SUNSHINE COAST NEWS Is protected by copyright and  reproduction ot any part of It by any means Is prohibited unless  permission In writing Is flret secured from Qlatsford Press Ltd.,  holders of the copyright.  SUBSCRIPTION RATES  Cm** 1 Ylir t��; 6 Monltll MO; Foflgn 1 Vmi 140  On the edge of paradise  by Jan Michael Sherman  On a lazy summer's evening  back in '78, while I was still  dreaming of "stardom" as a  screenwriter, I attended a dinner  party. Appropriately, it was  held at a toney Malibu digs  overlooking a creative source  only slightly more potent that  myself. The Pacific Ocean.  At one point our host, Jim  High, a man of intellect and  droll, understated wit, entertained us with a story which imbued me with renewed courage,  and allowed me to believe (all  over again) that 1 was in precisely the right place at the right  time.  Jim, a respected psychiatrist  with an abiding fascination for  creative types, told of once having drinks with one of the film  industry's heaviest dealmakers.  According to his potentate,  the ultimate key to success in  Hollywood was nothing more  In a nutshell  -and nothing less - than "staying power."  For sake of argument, the  man told Jim, let's say a hundred people come to town each  year bent on making it big. One  hundred potential writers, directors, actors, producers (what-  have-you) are drawn lemminglike to the Mecca of the Main  Chance.  But a year later, the mogul  tells Jim, the numbers have  changed. Twenty-five of the initial 100 drop out of the game  completely. Their ante blown,  they go into organic mushroom  farming outside Carbondale, Illinois, or wherever they came  from.  Four years down the line, Jim  recounts with a wry smile, five  years after taking the town by  storm, the ranks of the remaining 75 have been rudely trashed.  Twenty-five have vanished, 25  are near-invisible (but paying  their rent with their craft), and  the remaining 25 are working  -as agents. Trying to make it  happen for somebody else.  Jim glances absently away  toward the sea, letting the sweet  sound of the surf punctuate the  silence. But I am positively  aching to know what becomes  of the remaining 25 because - so  far - I'm still one of them. I'm  (certainly) near-invisible, but  I'm still paying my rent with my  writing!  Jim's then-wife Cathy announces dinner and Jim responds to my pathetic eagerness  by executing a deft jump cut in  time.  At the end of 10 years, he intones, of the 100 stardom mar-  athoners who began the race  with such belief in themselves  (and such contempt for reality),  a mere 13 are left. Thirteen individual creative tribes of One,  still camped on the outskirts of  the Holy Land, still waiting.  As the other guests head inside, I confide to Jim that I feel  like one of those 13. As we  mosey past his hot tub, 1 trail  my hand almost reverentially  across the rough-grained redwood, dip my fingers into the  healing foam. I have been  camped outside the studio gates  for nine years, and a hot tub on  a mountain top (facing Hawaii)  is just a script or two away!  I flicked the water at Jim,  then asked about those 13 kindred souls - the baker's dozen of  do-or-die nuts who are still  hanging on in Paradise after a  decade of determined effort.  Jim's face is a blank screen,  the proverbial mark of the  classic psychoanalyst. He  drapes an arm around my  shoulder and says that all of  them are not only working,  they're all making money hand  over fist, and are all secure and  respected in their individual  arenas.  On yeah, he adds, almost in  passing, and they're all seeing  me three times a week.  (I knew there had to be a  catch). ���jm |  IN TIME OF 'THE BREAKING OF NATIONS'  Only a man harrowing clods  In a slow silent walk  With an old horse thai stumbles  and nods  Half asleep as they stalk.  Only thin smoke without flame  From the heaps of couch-grass;  Yet this will go onward the same  Though   Dynasties  pass.  Yonder a maid and her wight  Come whispering by:  War's annals will fade Into  Ere their story die.  Some splendid particular pictures  by S. Nutter  I have the diary of an aunt  which covers a year spanning  1899 and 1900. She doesn't tell  us much of what she was thinking, but faithfully follows what  she was doing from day to day.  She was in her middle 20's, living mostly in London; and what  she was doing was running  about teaching music, going to  concerts and 'musical evenings',  visiting various family, and, being the eldest daughter, coping  with my grandfather's house.  About half-way she goes on a  bicycle trip with her sister  'Mouse' and her brother-in-law  Harold, up into Yorkshire,  across into Derbyshire and back  to London. This takes a couple  of weeks, fair enough. But  when you consider the bicycles  of the time, and the fact that  these ladies are wearing those  long felt skirts that they had,  and the various weather and  hills etc., and the fact that they  clearly had made no reservations at inns or whatever along  the way, it is surprising that  Helen, my aunt, has no hint of  complaint in her day-to-day on  any of these scores.  What she does complain  about is that Harold was an early photography buff. Time after  time, many times a day, he  would be caught by some vista,  some trick of light or whatever,  and they would have to stop  and pose or just stand there  while he fussed about with his  box.  Harold's hoard of pictures,  which has got to be about  somewhere, I have not been  able to trace, and this is a particular regret. However, it may  be a truism, a picture may, even  though 1 say it as a writer, be  worth a thousand words!  Fortunately for us on the  Coast, the picture hoards of  early photographers have been  generally treated with the  respect they deserve. The BC  Archives have sought them out  and bought them, and they may  appear expertly enlarged and  treated on walls wherever you  go.  On the stairway at Gramma's  Pub in Gibsons for example,  there's a full wall blow-up of a  bunch of '20's woodsmen, pretty rough looking types. This is  sometimes taken as a gallery of  people barred for life, but man,  there's nothing like the immediacy of these characters,  and it would sure take more  than a thousand words, by someone like Dickens maybe, to  come anywhere close to describing the scene.  So who were these early  photographers? The pictures go  back beyond 1900, when Uncle  Harold was feeling a bit of a  pioneer at it in London. Jim  Spilsbury, of Horseshoe Bay,  can tell us of one experience.  He was pretty well an infant  when he arrived on the Coast  from England. The first picture  we have of him (1908) he is  standing outside the family  farm house in Whonnock, age  three. It is a remarkably clear  and well arranged picture. How  come?  Well, it seems he had an aunt  who became interested in  photography somewhere  around the turn of the century.  When his father brought young  Jim out to Canada he had been  given a camera, and instructions, and told to document the  development of the child.  The results 1 would say, are  quite remarkable. Remarkable  also is the production of the  latest of Salisbury's books by  Howard White's Harbour Publishing house, Spllsbury's  Album.  This is really a splendidly  designed book, and many of the  photographs have a genuinely  haunting thing of the past while  being also professionally as  good as any today.  Spilsbury (the young one,  now in Horseshoe Bay) took up  his father's almost imposed interest in photography and pushed on with it as far as he could  go. In his narrative, written in a  lively, humourous and laconic  way, he was also in on the  earliest days of radio on the  Coast, and started the first  Coast airline.  Granted, I am biased in that I  particularly like pictures of old  boats and old aircraft, but still I  would say that the best book to  send away to some recalcitrant  friend, thinking to retire to  Florida or Mexico or some  other nonsense place, could be  mmmt  MsbWsbbMIMI (LetteiiL. to- the. Cdltoi  Coast News, January 7,1991  3.  Gulf stand needed  Editor:  Your editorial in the  December 10 edition headed "A  Welcome Voice" is one of  many recent editorials in your  paper criticizing Canada's role  in the current gulf crisis.  May I suggest that with the  privilege you have of operating  a free and unrestricted  newspaper goes a responsibility,  and it is to editorialize only on  those matters on which you  have at least some understanding and which can be constructive to your readers.  With any knowledge of  history, you would understand  that there always has been, and  will continue to be, individuals  like Hussein who seek to subjugate other people and countries.  The entire free world depends  on the United States and its  allies to control the aggressions  of individuals such as Hussein.  There are any number of  despots in various parts of the  world like Hussein, watching  and monitoring the gulf crisis,  and history tells us that if the  United States and its allies  waver, and Hussein succeeds, it  will be an open invitation for  further aggressions in various  parts of the world.  For over 40 years, to the embarrassment of most thinking  Canadians, Canada has contributed very little to the defence  of the free world and has relied  entirely on the United States to  protect it.  Surely it is not too much to  ask Canada to provide, at least  as a symbol, a token force of  some antiquated war ships and  a few thousand service men to  assist in this crisis.  Frederick H. Herbert  Vancouver  Nine harbour seals reap kudos  Editor:  I'm writing this letter to let  the people of Pender Harbour  know that in our community we  have a small group of children,  nine to be exact, that we should  all be proud of.  They are the Harbour Seals,  our local swim club, who on  November 24 and 25 went to  Vancouver to compete with 250  other Lower Mainland kids in  the West Van Otters 'Classic'  Swim Meet.  Our seven girls and two boys  won a total of 25 ribbons, a  phenomenal amount when you  consider we only had nine kids  and the other 241 were from the  other nine teams. We were the  smallest team there, but we  showed them we were a team to  be reckoned with.  The club did a wonderful job  and I think they should be  recognized for their efforts and  to their coach Marie Bisson-  Montpetit who has inspired the  Reid fine tunes it  Editor  Allow me to make two corrections to the Coast News  reporting of the tax exemption  motions at the Sechelt Council  meeting of December 19.  First, the bylaw motions, had  they passed, would have continued (or granted new) tax exemption status to four parcels;  not revoked that status as  reported.  Second, if my tabled "Notice  of Motion" passes, council will  strike a Citizens Committee to  CHAMBERS PLANNING SERVICES  ��� Retirement Planning ��� Life Insurance  ��� Annultles/R.R.I.F./R.R.S.P.   a Employee Benefit Plans  'Serving the Sunshine Coast for over 8 years'  LAWRENCE K. CHAMBERS  LIFE UNDERWRITER  * Mutual lund, llttnct with Aicot Eminem ftanlcM Ltd.  * Ul* intuFinct llcunci wlttl Nltktnll lit! ol CunwM  TELEPHONE  FAX:  TOLL FREE:  888-9111  886-9121  1-800463-2051  iitilkUaVJ  Hours: 5:30 am ��� 1:00 am  StttMnt GROCERS & GAS BAR  FREE  ESTIMATES  HOME  NO  OBLIGATION  IMPROVEMENTS  & RENOVATIONS  Protect Your Investment  Vinyl Siding  Replacement Windows  Aluminum & Glass Ratings  Custom  SUNDECKS sunt  dufoctekpemanertVinyl  Sundeck Covering  Bathroom Remodelling  Whirlpool Bath Tubs  Kitchen Remodelling  Hardwood Floors ~  Permanent Metal Roofs  wont I I INC, Nl  kids to feats even beyond her  expectations. She should be  proud of herself for doing such  a great job.  Three cheers for Kyle and  Scot Bruce, Sara Disney, Jenny,  Rachelle and Michaela Bisson-  Montpetit, Wendy and Mary  Konapasek, Julia Forward and  Marie Bisson-Montpetit for a  job well done.  Joan Disney  Garden Bay, BC  investigate, analyze and recommend changes concerning all existing tax exempt properties; not  just four. It was reported that  the committee would "...determine whether they should continue to hold that status". Not  so. The committee will recommend, council will decide.  Doug Reid  Sechelt Alderman  Utter  INTEX 886 3730  Editor's Note: A copy of the  following   was  received   for  publication.  Hon. John Reynolds  Minister of Environment  Room 124,  Legislative Buildings  Victoria, BC  Dear Mr. Reynolds:  Re: Soft Drink and Beer  Containers.  Pender Harbour and District  Wildlife Society realizes you  must be under considerable  pressure from manufacturers to  scrap the beverage container  deposit/refund system.  We want to support your efforts to keep this regulation in  place.  The B.C. Litter Act should  not be cut down. It should be  expanded to cover other containers, including the deadly  plastic six-pack yokes.  As a wildlife group, we know  the destructive effects of litter  and wasteful consumption.  This letter expresses the concern of our entire Society, and  some of our members are appending their signatures as individual voters.  Yours truly,  Mrs. W.E. Griffith  Secretary  Pender Harbour & District  Wildlife Society  Thanks  Editor:  I would like to express my  thanks to the 69ers, the Barber-  shoppers, the Rolling Tones,  the Semi-Tones, all my pupils,  Elva Dinn and Illana Holloway.  My gratitude is beyond words  and I am overwhelmed at their  kindness.  Also, thanks to all the audiences who have supported our  fundraising shows throughout  the year.  Dead  letter?  Editor:  What are we going to do  about our postal services?  A letter was mailed to me  from Sechelt on Thursday,  November 29. It finally arrived  in Gibsons on Thursday,  December 6.  Did it take the Gibsons Post  Office six days to sort, or the  Sechelt Post Office six days to  empty their box?  Possibly the letter was routed  via Toronto.  I might add that a letter from  the UK recently received took  seven days!  Pat Ritchie  Ettor's Note: PealMy as a  precaatioaary  tamtam,   the  Post box blues  Editor's Note: A copy of the  following   was   received   for  publication:  Hon. Harvie Andre  Minister   Responsible   for  Canada Post  Dear Sir:  I am writing to express to you  my extreme displeasure at a  recently instituted price increase  of over 400 per cent for the rental of a Post Office Box in Gibsons, BC.  Since moving to Gibsons two  years ago, my wife and 1 have  rented PO Box 136 for $13.48  per year; this year, as of  November 1, the rental has increased to $80 per year.  By Canada Post's unilateral,  unannounced action, I am forced to either accept and absorb  this unfair increase, or change  to a 'Green Box' with its attendant awkward address and  which would also cost me a con-  to  business and personal stationery, plus inform friends and  clients of the change.  In addition to this recent  shock, the Gibsons Post Office  is chronically understaffed and  customers have had to endure  severe shortages of supplies  such as receipts, customs  declaration forms, etc. for months. If Canada Post were a private business, it would have lost  most of its customers due to its  massive price increases and  drastic cuts in service.  Clint Davy  SftCE  On Office Stationery  Jan. 2 - 19, 1991  LETTER BINDING CASES  Utter  Legal  WHITE FILE  STORAGE BOXES  Utter  Legal  5484 Trail Av  Sechelt  proKKft  OFFICE ELECTRONICS   faxmS  ItMlMtMi  i Coast News, January 7,1991  Coast merchants bite GST bullet  by Rose Nicholson  It's a headache, it's a  nightmare, sometimes it's just  ho-hum. But as Rick Dixon at  Sechelt Hardware said,"It's a  fact of life, and we just have to  live with it."  "IT" ��� is, of course, the  GST, that New Year's baby that  no one wanted.  For the general public, apart  from grudgingly paying the extra seven per cent, it can almost  be ignored.  But for merchants, there is no  such   luxury.   The   federal  ' government expects its pound  of GST flesh, ��� or else. For  some, it's relatively simple.  Sergio Tomasi at Seacoast  Video said that on video rentals,  it's not much more than charging the tax, then remitting it to  the government.  At the Shadow Baux, Sue  Tarnoff said that "just about  everyone has mentioned it, but  they seem to be resigned. It  means twice as much work at  the counter, because both the  federal tax and the provincial  tax have to be calculated on the  basic price."  Removal of the old 13 per  cent federal tax has, in some  cases, caused a reduction in the  prices of certain items, but that  meant a lot of extra work to.  "We went through the whole  store and repriced everything,"  said Tim Enns at Radio Shack.  In other cases, regular  January price increases at the  wholesale level canceled out any  advantages that the consumer  may have hoped for.  For businesses like drug  stores and supermarkets that  carry a wide variety of merchandise, it has been a logistical  ; nightmare. To a certain degree,  most merchants softened the  ' impact by preplanning as much  as possible. But that could only  go so far because of the government's requirement that the old  system remain in place till  December 31, with the new tax  to take effect on January I.  "We have three extra people  doing nothing but working on  the   changeover,"   said   Jack  Northway of Pharmasave in  Sechelt. "We don't know how  long it will take us."  He went on to say that  although they regularly take inventory twice a year, because of  the complexity of the new  system, they have hired a  federally approved firm of professional stock takers to do the  job this year, and "it's costing  about twice as much as usual."  "We have around twenty-  three thousand items in this  store," Northway explained.  "There were only a few items in  the store that did not have the  Federal Sales Tax (FST) at one  level or another in the past ���  prescription drugs, some  diabetic supplies, baby supplies,  magazines and books. We're  now going through every item  and taking out the FST, then  reclassifying everything into the  new categories. It's a time consuming job."  "We gel a rebate of 8.1 per  cent on the FST that we have  already paid ��� which is a loss,  because we paid 13 per cent. So  we lose five per cent no matter  how you look at it.  "But it doesn't work that  way, because they took an  average, and a lot of our items  like drugs didn't have the FST.  They're using two different  measuring sticks and it doesn't  work. But what can you do?  You can't disagree with the  government."  "To make it fair to the consumer now, we're giving 10 per  cent off everything in the store,  so the customer isn't taking the  loss, it's the store. Of that 10  per cent we're taking off, we'll  get back 8.1 percent.  "Most drug stores and  department stores will be looking at about a seven per cent  loss. You're not talking pennies.  You're talking about a lot of  money."  Computers have made the  job somewhat easier for the bigger stores, but as Northway  pointed out, "there's probably  only one store in 20 that has the  big computers that can do that  job. Most still have the old cash  "Let's see...No tax on the basket because it's empty. But if you  put in the onion unpeeled, you pay?" Everyone was singing the  GST Blues for the first few days of the New Year.  ���Rose Nicholson photo  registers   that   have   to   be  changed."  With everything having to be  done at once, cash register  technicians have their hands  full, and most store owners  won't be able to have the job  done till the middle to the end  of January.  In the meantime, some of  them have gone back to the old  labourious hand written sales  slips and at the end of the  month will have to manually extract both the provincial sales  tax and the GST from their  month end totals. To add to  that frustration is a service fee  of $40 to $60 for a cash register  adjustment.  In   the   supermarkets,   a  ecause we love our customers  and want to see them  SMILE  we have taken  10% off  EVERYTHING  in the store including  our famous coffee, for the  WHOLE MONTH OF JANUARY  . .        in order to compensate  gp   19139 for the G.S.T.  9CITCHEN CfliRnlVnL c������ *�������. skim s85-36n  The Sunshine  Is a member of the  Canadian  Community  Newspapers  Association  (JEN  dedicated to presenting the  news of this community to  Its readers.  number of complications have  arisen that would be funny, if  they were not so frustrating.  Neil Clayton and Bruce Morris  of Shop Easy told a story of a  man who questioned the tax on  a six-pack of carbonated pop.  "There were three different  steps to go through to determine  whether it was taxable," said  Morris. ' ., was a six pack, and  that's not taxable. It has seventy  per cent fruit juice in it, and  that's not taxable, but the  reason it's taxable is because it  has sparkling water in it!"  Morris and Clayton briefly  touched on a bewildering list of  regulations they are being expected to follow. Five bakery  donuts are taxable, six are not  ��� but the six must be in one  bag, not three in one and three  in another. One can of pop is  taxable, but more than one is  not.  A cold pizza from the  delicatessen is not taxable, but a  hot one is, and "the computer  doesn't know if it's hot or  cold," said Clayton ruefully.  Many of the regulations  hinge on the way a product is  packaged. Small items like individual servings of yogurt or  juice are taxable if bought singly, but not taxable if they are  packaged in mulfiple packs.  "We're trying to get away  from all that excess packaging,"  said Morris. "That's the whole  point of recycling. I think there  will be a lot of changes in the  next year or so. So much of it  doesn't make sense."  "I'd like to invite Mulroney  and Wilson to run checkout two  and three for a couple of days,"  quipped Clayton. "Let them explain it to the customers!"  "We did a lot of planning,"  he explained, "And programmed our computers ahead of  time. We went to GST  seminars, so we were familiar  with all the rules, and there was  less of a shock. But we spent  hours and hours programming  the computers in December so  we could throw the main switch  on January 1."  Books and magazines have  traditionally been tax exempt,  and the issue is still in limbo,  but in the meantime the GST  must be charged.  Because of the uncertainty  "our sales are down," said  Lola Westell of the Coast  Bookstore in Gibsons. "There's  never been a federal tax on  books, so we can't get a rebate.  "It's a lot of extra time and  trouble and because of that it's  hard to give our customers the  good service we usually do."  Most merchants find that it's  difficult to put a price tag on  what the GST is costing them.  They all agree that it's "lots."  "We tried to figure it out," said  Morris. "So much of it is extra  time and you don't always  know how to count that. I  wouldn't be surprised if we  haven't spent $10,000 in time  and expenses. We had to buy  new computer programs and  things like that."  Generally speaking, the  customers are taking the GST  fairly calmly. There has been  "grumbling," but virtually no  unpleasantness directed to  salespeople.  "I was more enraged than  any of my customers," said Tim  Enns. "1 guess most people are  used to having the government  ram things down their throats."  In all the confusion, the point  to remember is that the GST is  supposed to reduce the national  deficit ��� a "fact" which is supposed to make paying the GST  a little more patriotic, if not  palatable.  And speaking of patriotism,  the GST will, of course, be  charged on the purchase of any  Canadian flag.  Adult Basic  Education  English, Math, Science  to High School Completion Levels  A new semester starts this week.  Phone for information or drop in to see an  Instructor. Call 885-9310.  CAPILAN0  COLLEGE     5627 Inlet Avenue ��� Sechelt ��� B.C.  *     to all our Customers, Friends, Neighbours v>^  IS  )i^^^^j^mid^Mmmm^M^m  ^^^^^^mmmmmmm  sUasMM Coast News, January 7,1991  MBlfiTJjfirjlina the GST  Turmoil and confusion  by Stuart Burnstde  Turmoil and confusion accompanied the seven per cent  Goods and Services Tax as it  was rammed into reality last  week and, according to Sechelt  public accountant Warren  McKibbin, the emerging havoc  in Canada's small businesses  may not abate in the near  future.  McKibbin, who has attended  and given numerous seminars  on the GST, told the Coast  News in a recent interview that  small businesses and enterprises  would most likely feel the  weight of implementing the new  tax for the longest period of  time, saying, "they (the small  businesses) don't know how  they are going to deal with it,  most small businesses haven't  even thought about it in detail  yet... They don't have adequate  information."  The lack of information is the  primary reason for the present  confusion; despite the millions  of dollars spent for advertising  the tax, and despite its prominence in the consciousness of  most Canadians, when it was  finally unleashed on January I,  mayhem was, and continues to  be, the result.  McKibbin said the number  and degree of GST related problems varies from business to  business because the tax affects  all   businesses  differently.  First Baby Born  Erik Wayne Edward James Fuller planned it perfectly and  was born Just 32 minutes after midnight on January 1st to  become the first baby born on the Sunshine Coast in 1991.  Mom Sherri Payne and dad Clarke Fuller welcome their  firstborn, a 7 lb. 15 oz. son, and the Coast News adds a  special welcome: Sherri was part of the staff for much of  1990, ���Rom Nicholson photo  COMPUTER  CLASSES  CLASSES START  WEEK OF JAN. 14  For Information >  And Registration  Please Phone  885-4489  ���atlas���  OFFICE SOLUTIONS LTD.  5511 Wharf St., Sechelt  Phone 885-4460 Fax 885-4696  "Some of the organizations 1  service are used to simply showing up once a year with their  cancelled cheques," said  McKibbin, "and that won't  work any longer."  He added that, as an accountant, even he isn't completely  sure (due to the woeful quantity  of information) how the tax will  be handled by many businesses.  "Most will have to improve  their bookkeeping at least," he  said.  Ideally, the GST would make  the final consumer of most products or services the ultimate  payer of the seven per cent tax;  however, the implementation of  the tax, according to McKibbin,  has made, in essence, all  businesses and enterprises, large  and small, agents for the  government and responsible for  the collection of the tax  throughout Canada.  McKibbin said he wasn't sure  how the government is going to  deal with the situation either; as  far as he knows, there is little in  the way of bureaucracy in place  to deal with the new workload  created by the tax and feels the  government will have to be  somewhat lax (possibly for as  long as the first year) before an  effective auditing system can be  errected.  An overview of some of the  complexities of the new tax  (designed to ensure the "end  consumer" is the one who pays)  can be had by examining the inner workings of the Coast News  office.  The Coast News, according  to McKibbin (accountant for  the paper), will pay the GST on  everything it purchases, from  the printing, to film, to new  equipment, etc., and will be required to charge the seven per  cent on every service it provides,  including all advertising, flyers,  photo reprints, etc.  The amount of tax the Coast  News is charged by other companies is to be subtracted from  the amount of tax accrued by  the paper through the sale of its  services, with the difference being paid to the government. If  the resulting sum were to reflect  a larger amount of tax being  paid by the newspaper, the  paper would be eligible for a  government rebate.  In the same way, this procedure affects all businesses the  Coast News deals with and they,  in turn, have a similar effect on  companies they deal with (the  printers are taxed when they  buy ink or paper, the ink  manufacturers are charged for  the ingredients in their ink, etc.,  etc., etc.) creating a domino effect without apparent end.  Coast News bookkeeper  Anne Thompson said that,  while the amount of turmoil the  Coast News can expect to experience is comparatively small  (because it is primarily a service  oriented business with limited  buying,) it still must document  every transaction, and even the  smallest receipt must have a  GST number for verification.  "When the (Coast News) van  is gassed up, the GST paid on  that gas must be recorded if it's  to be used as a credit," said  Thompson, "even the sale of  each $4 classified ad needs to be  taxed and recorded."  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When I put in the notice for  the supper, I was sort of playing  "Devil's Advocate" when I  mentioned burning Christmas  trees. I wondered if there would  be any comments about it and  there was, from one of the new  aldermen.  As it turned out, we haven't  burned trees for many years,  usually because of the weather,  but this year, 1 guess, it will be  the end of a tradition because of  the environment.  SLIDE SHOW  The Rankins will be showing  their slides at St,Hilda Hall on  Saturday, January 12th, 7:30  pm. The trip goes from Malaga,  Spain, to Madeira, Canary  Islands, Morocco and  Gibralter. Admittance is by  donation with proceeds going to  Operation Eye Sight. Also, any  discarded eyeglasses would be  appreciated. The ACW will  serve refreshments during the  break.  BRIDGE  Bridge at the Wilson Creek  Hall is held the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month at 1 pm. In  January, the dates will be the  I lth and 25th.  Senior ski packages  by Joyce Ostry  Customers at John Miller's Sechelt Fish Market pay the GST on  hot and prepackaged goods only. Fresh and frozen seafood is exempt under the essential foods category.  ���Joel Johnstone photo  SECHELT SCENARIO __  Happy New Year! Depending  on how one looks at it, the  weal her has either been frightful  Or delightful, The adventurous  can attach those sticks to the  boots and go shussing down the  mountain. (At one time my  favourite participation sport!)  Whistler offers one-day lift  tickets at $30 if you are 65 plus  and Blackcomb $15 for those  who are 65 plus.  There are some interesting  packages (age geared) available  in the Whistler area. Phone  932-2394 for Whistler Activity  and Information Centre and  further information.  Cypress Bowl day-rate for  seniors is $11 and has good  Writers' forge gears up  by Margaret Watt, 885-3364  A big welcome back and I  hope everyone had a good time  during the holidays. Sechelt  looked great wearing a mantle  of snow on Christmas day,  don't you think? Now that all  the excitement is over for one  more year, it's time once more  to get down to work.  Remember, the children starl  back to school on Tuesday, so  take it easy on the roads and  look out for them.  The Sunshine Coast Figure  Skating Club will be taking new  registrations at the arena, this  week only, during skating  times. Please phone Dianne  Patterson at 885-3454 for more  information.  WRITERS' FORGE  The Suncoast Writers' Forge  will be meeting on Wednesday,  January  9,  at   7:30  pm,  in  Rockwood Lodge. Plans for a  guest speaker fell through at the  last minute so bring along any  writing you are working on to  share with the group. If you  haven't anything to share, come  anyway, you'll have fun.  LEGION NEWS  The VAC will be in attendance at the Legion on Thursday, January 10th, from 1 to 4  pm. For an appointment, please  phone 885-2526.  packages. The same price applies lo Mount Seymour.  Grouse Mountain has the best  offer of $10 daily for seniors.  However, Grouse is bad when  young people arc there���so plan  your lime for weekdays.  Up-coming news sees January 8 having the Executive  Meeting al 10 am. All activities  have resumed at the Hall. Helen  Ncclands spoke to me about  Crib & Whist���it starts again on  the afternoon of January 8, the  schedule is the first and third  Tuesday of the month. The  General Meeting will be the  third Thursday, on January 17,  at 1:30 pm.  Our next event is the January  dinner on the evening of  January 26. It's a potluck and  $5 with general visiting and  games.  They need lots of people to  come for Crafts on Thursday  mornings. Crafts people never  rest���if the hands aren't busy  the head is busy with ideas.  Some people do both at the  same time. We have to get busy  making pretties for the Spring  Tea or as some call it, the Easter  Tea and Sale.  Keys were left at the Hall.  Phone Patti at 885-7792 to  claim them. New membership  cards are available at $5 a person. We'll see you on Thursday  al 9:30 am!  PAY YOURSELF  FIRST  But what about the mortgage or the  rent, the car payment, the credit tarda,  and id on? Of couric, you muit meet  your financial ubligationa. Bui if you're  going to aavc money and build toward  a better tomorrow, you mutt keep lomc  of what you earn for yourself.  We can ihow you how to do U - and  how to make your aavinga grow. Call  uitoday.  Your resident Investors Planning Team  JN.W.(Jim)BUDDSr.  885 3397  DEBORAH MEALIA  W        jm../.htju 885-4011  lUVGSLUrS  J H (Jim) BUDD Jr.  885-4011  Group  PROFIT FROM OUR EXPERIENCE  Fitness  nth COAST FITNESS & R.I.'S EXERCISE  MORNING                             EVENINGS  Mon, Tues, Wed.. Thurs.                    Mon.. 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So tap into our experience, knowledge and  skills which will produce the special results  you require. We can make you visible.  Call 886-2622 and lei us locus the eyes of  the marketplace on you.  GLASSFORD  PRESS  DESIGN STUDIOS  i  -_��r- ��* %.  :  j��-txJ**.t* ���*.��?��� ���������������--"- ��� *��� ��� -"���- - ^ ���..--���.�����*��. .��� ��    a^fa-U^^aH^a^-,. community news  Coast News, January 7,1991  EGMONT NEWS  HALFMOON BAY HAPPENllNir.*;  Karate classes kick off '91  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  Most local club activities ��re  starting up again following a  break fror the holidays. Hope  you all had a pleasant holiday  with some good memories on  which to look back this time  next year.  At Welcome Beach Hall the  Friday card days are again  underway, with bridge on the  first and third Fridays of each  month and general card games  on the second and fourth  Fridays... Time is at I pm.  There are still some openings  for shuffleboard players one  night a week and Barbara  Crimsey is the one to call at  885-9860 for information.  Unfortunately, the New  Year's dance at the hall had to  be cancelled as most folks were  a bit wary of the road conditions just at that time. Must  have been a disappointment to a  lot of people, so maybe next  year the weather will be more  favorable for driving.  Ben Robinson's karate classes  get going again on Wednesday,  January 9, from 7 to 8:30 pm,  at Coopers Green Hall, and on  HARBOUR WATCH  Thursdays, at Halfmoon Bay  School ��� same times. Everyone  is welcome to come along and  join in.  Also at the school, there is a  special fitness class tonight,  January 7, from 7:30 to 8:30,  sponsored by the Welcome  Beach pre-school. There is a  drop-in fee of $4 for this jazz  workout by Mokie.  The Halfmoon Bay Branch  of St. Mary's Hospital will hold  their next meeting on Monday,  January 14, at Welcome Beach  Hall, starting at 10 am. Come  along and bring a friend.  ON THE ROAD  We spent the Christmas holiday up in the mountains this  year, at Apex Alpine ski resort,  where snow conditions were  perfect and where, although  very beautiful, it was cold!  We came home via the Co-  quihalla Highway and found it  to be a most spectacular winter  drive. I believe the word  awesome applies to the scenery.  Unfortunately, it was actually  too cold to stop and take pictures.  That part of the drive, plus  the road along Okanagan Lake  had good winter driving conditions and other drivers were  sane. Then we hit the freeway  coming into Vancouver and the  nightmare began.  There was glare ice and crazy  drivers who were stupid enough  to pass and who invariably  wound up in the ditch...  It was interesting to note that  the price of gas was higher on  the Sunshine Coast than  anywhere else all the way  through to Kelowna. It was  even higher than in Vancouver  where there is a road tax which  entitles the gas stations to  charge a bit more than here.  Gas was up to 10 cents a litre  cheaper just past Hope and all  the rest of the way, which made  us wonder who establishes the  price here and if each service  station agrees, thus eliminating  any chance of a price war on the  Sunshine Coast. An interesting  thought.  It would be a shame if those  of us, who make a point of supporting our local stations, find  that we can gas up cheaper  elsewhere.  New Year's party round-up  by Jacalyn Vincent  NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTIES  Here is a brief rundown of some  of the parties that took place on  New Year's Eve. Around 63  people enjoyed Rick Ears perform at the Garden Bay Pub  until 2:30 pm, along with a  super buffet dinner and dancing. Everyone had a fantastic  time. The Royal Canadian  Legion opened their doors to 45  dancing people. The leisurely  evening was a total success. The  Roost, at the Pender Harbour  Hotel, showed 40 guests a super  evening. Many are coming back  next year. Jolly Roger sat 131  people to a full dinner, then toe-  tapped until 3 pm to Jess Lee  and the Boys. A great time was  enjoyed by all.  BOYS, AND THEN THERE  ARE BOYS  Two healthy baby boys saw  the light for the first time in  December 1990. Dee Dee Kam-  merle gave birth to Kyle Mcln-  tre, weighing seven pounds and  13 ounces. Christy and Stewart  Hately welcomed into the world  Oliver, weighing eight pounds  and 11 ounces. The boys are the  first child for each family. We  all join in with the proud grandparents and family to give con-  gragulations and wish all the  best to both families!  AS THE TIDE CHANGES  A reminder that crib night is  Tuesday   and   dart   night   is  Thursday, at the Legion Hall.  Both start at 8 pm. Also Saturdays at 3 to 4 pm, is the famous  meat draw.  A hardy hello welcomes little  Peter, who just arrived to  Canada from the Philipines.  Dave and Annie Christian are  very pleased indeed to have  their little boy finally home.  Be prepared for short waits  again, when highway construction resumes work on the  Woods Bay extension, starting  January 7,1991.  Until next week, be good to  yourself.  Member of  ALLIED...  The Careful Movers  ST0R  ��� 10,000 sq. ft. of heated, gov't approved storage.  ��� Dust-free storage in closed wooden pallets.  LEN WMVS TRANSFER LTR.  Custom Packing, Storage, Local & Long Distance Moving  Pender Harbour Customers  HWY. 101, GIBSONS      Please CALL COLLECT        886-266*  If*^Public Library,  Lr'  A holiday for February?  [L Hours:  -lues  10-30-4pm3'  10-30-lpmj^_  Wed.  SThurs. 10-307pm=n  (Sal. IO30-4pm  I Book Drop In Trail Bay Mall Jl  by Dixit Percy, 883-9228  Have you ever noticed how  quiet New Year's really is? For  all the hoopla and arrangements  made to have that night free to  celebrate, few people actually  tave that wild. Times Square  type of experience.  Most people seem to prefer a  quiet evening at home, probably  even going to bed before midnight. Because it's lumped in at  the end of a month long trek of  preparation, anticipation and  celebration, we tend to just fall  into the new year like it was a  big comfortable mattress, ending the whole party instead of  beginning a new one.  The Chinese New Year at the  end of January would be much  better timing for us because  there is enough distance from  the December rush to more fully  appreciate that particular  passage of time.  The way it is, we won't see  another statutory holiday until  the end of March, when there  will be two, back to back again.  So, in the interest of spreading  things out a little more evenly,  why doesn't someone come up  Pender  clinic  funding  The Pender Harbour and  District Health Centre Society  has been awarded $93,600 from  GO BC to help construct an addition to the health centre, Provincial Secretary Howard Dirks  and Mackenzie MLA Harold  Long have announced.  Dirks, minister responsible  for GO BC, said the community  recently passed a referendum  approving funds for the project.  "A GO BC grant will help  reduce local taxes," he added.  Long said, "The clinic  employs one doctor and one  dentist and serves a population  of 2,000. This is an important  amenity for the community and  I am glad the government is able  to support it."  Gibsons  & District  Public Library!  Hours:  Tues 9:30-5pmS  Wed.  Thurs.  Sal.  STORYTIME:   Wed  NEW?  On the Coast  Baby  Bride or bride to be  CALLUS!  Helen Milburn 886-8676    Ruth Bulplt 885-5847  Nan Nanson    886-3416    Rosemarle Cook 885-5821  with a February 1st holiday? On  the other hand, maybe we need  the rest. Either way, welcome to  1991.  We ended the year in Egmont  in a whirlwind of activity and  we'll start the year off the same  way. This month, quilters will  begin work on the Egmont  Community Quilt. Anyone who  is interested is welcome to help  on the project. Call Sherry at  883-254J8.  Bill Hall has expressed an interest in setting up a darkroom  at the school, so if anyone  would like to help out with setting it up, just let him know.  Sympathy goes out to the  relatives and friends of Gene  Berntzen who passed away last  week. He will be missed by  many friends in Egmont.  There will be an Egmont  Clinic on Wednesday, January  9th. It will be held in the school  from about 2:30 pm onward. If  you'd like more information,  call 883-2764.  Craft Wednesdays are continuing at the school as well as the  Ping-Pong evenings. No need to  sit at home and use up all your  precious firewood. The heat will  be on at the school (unless, of  course, we're in the middle of  yet another infamous power  failure, in which case, you're  better off by the fireplace) so  come on out and take advantage of it.  The Egmont Thrift Store is  back to its less hectic, post-  holiday openings of  Wednesdays only. The groundwork is all set up for someone to  take over the rather successful  consignment sales which were  available on Saturdays so if someone has the inclination to  carry on the Saturday openings,  come on down!  According to my varied but  reliable weather forecasting  sources, we are in for another  month of cold, typically Canadian winter weather. This  means that if you haven't  already had frozen water  systems, dead houseplants and a  fast dwindling firewood supply,  you'll now have plenty of opportunity to obtain all three. Oh  well, look at the bright side ���  at lest we get daylight.  On the January Happy Birthday list, we have the venerable  Gunnar Jgerdin, R.K., Kelly  and Rob Kniepkamp, Sherrie  Higgins, Britt Grydland,  Crystal White, Colleen and  David Jensen, Lisa Doreen  O'Neill, Rob Eutenier, Emily  Gray, Daniel Gray, Rick  Eutenier, Lyle Forbes, Stewart  Hately, Krisli Hately, Fred  Larsen, Bob Rivard, Sheelagh  Vaughan and remember Kenny  Sharp.  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CONTRACTORS  Ashward Contracting  * QUALITY HOME  BUILDING & IMPROVEMENTS  PLAN DESIGN & DRAFTING  Foi Estimate Call ODC RA Al  , Hor.etdAslirr.ore BOO'O't'tJ./  C CADRE CONSTRUCTION ^  LTD.  Sunshine Coast Builder Sine. 1975  NEW HOMES - RENOVATIONS ��� ADDITIONS  RESIDENTIAL ��� COMMERCIAL - INDUSTRIAL  886-3171   TOM'S  Electrical & Plumbing  Residential - Commercial  mmnriMATn  886-3344 ��� 886-3364  JARGATZ  Bllolds ��� Screens ��� Qerege Dooro ��� Prehung Doore ��� Windows  Hljherey 101 a Pratt Rd. Car 2407177  Olbaone, B.C. VON 1V0  ���tiMwi eeersee  Res: 8534101  Fea:m-9773  M.J.J. VINYL SIDING  Soffits  Fred Cocker  (Leave Message)  Phone 885-6065  P.O. Box 1596  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3A0  ALPINE XRU88  Bus: M6-8IW >N. Res. 886-8801  JC\ fV COMPETITIVE  S��� ty,N-        PRICES  Trusses made here en the luoahina Coast  Money spent at home stays at heme.  A A T ENTERPRISES: Cotiatruollen torvloea  Serving The Coast Since 1985  ��� CUSTOM HOMES  ��� ADDITIONS  ��� RENOVATIONS  T. WONO, BOX 793. QIBSONS, B.C. VON 1V0  CONSTRUCTION LTD.  Chris J. O'Neill  R R *t S 8 Comp 65  Gibsons B C  VON IVO  Prune (104) 816-6116  Residential/Commeiciai  Construction S Finishing   j  ROOFINQ  Specializing in all types of  FREE     commercial & residential roofing  ESTIMATES 886-2087 eves. ouamnueS  'Quality 'Builders  RENOVATION5 6 ADDITIONS  GENERAL BUILDERS  ��� FLOORING  ��� OECKS/GARAGES  ��� CERAMIC TILE  ��� FENCING  ��� AOD1TIONS  ���   -CABINCIS  Freer eetlmatee. ..���������      ������,���....  ^ Cell end keevemesesoe BBUCE GIESBRECHT 666-7708  CONCRETE SERVICES  EXCAVATING  EXCAVATING  I. MeffJMU OONTUUpTDM  All types of concrete work.  Sidewalks, linvcw.iys, slabs - smoolli, broomed,  exposed aggregate linlahlng.  QwUiyCeacmeaWock rVn. Nt-101T  ���K  Ready Mix Concrete  Sand A Oravel  SECHELT I'LANT  885-7180  ��     CONCRETE  o  LTD.  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CONTRACTORS1  CONSTRUCTION  Excavation, Sewer,  Water, Grading,  Subdivision Design  and Development  8862182 or 885-9840  ELECT. CONTRACTORS  Class A  Electrical  Contractors  ^eaiide tt*lecfa  lea&ide (electric JCtJ  Residential - Commercial - Industrial  Box 467, Gibsons, B.C.  VON IVO  886-3308  MIDWAY-pQWEirUNE  SERVICES LTPT  Private & Industrial  Electrical Contractor  High & Low Voltage Power Lines  1883-9483.  Reg. No. 16135  CAN-DO EXCAVATING  fiSb   SDH 1-XltND-A-HOE, BOBCAT 743, ^jJEik  LOQlfc   SINGLE AXLE DUMP TRUCK   z4Pfp  - Septic Fields ��� Sand. Gravel A Top Soil  George 885-7553 or Emery 885-4854 ,  ���w IJorkHJiire (Sartener  fc'A General Garden Maintenance  V ���     Lawn Care ��� Landscaping e Pruning  2rv Rockeries  Senior's Discount - Friendly Service  Fred 886-3526  ��  Fastrac BACKHOE  SERVICE.  Mm,  Jr*       THE  RENOVATIONS WITH ^  A TOUCH OF CLASS  COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL  IMPROVER M5^  LTD. IIALTMOON BAY.  iS  LAURIE LACOVETSKY  886-2835 (,  Residential * t*  "uln      CONSTRUCTION!  Renovations ��� Additions Gibsons, B.C.      J  K^Asf tor the Professional     kk..  \lmmL and the HomeomierJak\  RENT-IT!  CANADA INC.  Iff      TOOLS & EQUIPMENT      fflFK  ^5540 Inlet Ave.. Sechelt       885-2848  j  GARRY'S CRANE SERVICE  8 TON LIFT -HOOK HEIGHT N'  15 TON LIFT - HOOK HEIGHT W  Think of me wnwi  you freest a lift//  mnm  NEED THIS SPACE?  EXCAVATING  ��� SEPTIC FIELDS  ��� DRAINAGE DITCHES  ��� EXCAVATIONS  ��� WATER LINES Cot 416 4X4  .clearing Steve Jones    886-8269  1  ^-  Call the COAST NEWS  at 886-2622 or 885-3930  ��� Selective Logging  ��� Marine Contracting  - Stump Removals  ��� Purchase Timber  Sand & Gravel Deliveries  GARY 886-9585  I TWIN CREEKS MARINE LTD.  BILL 886-8361 J  Mackenzie Excavating Ltd.  Land Clearing & Development  Cam Mackenzie  ' CENTURY ROCK s  Rock Walls Facings QQC CO-iit  Pallet Planters 885-5910  ss&BSBta  )ar-i:  HEATING  /a-n��� Q ^^   a,ipasAvT\  IF" bc FGRRiGs Schedule !  VANCOUVER   SECHELT PCNINSULA  HORSESHOE BAY LANGDAI  >222L  JERVIS INLET  EARLS COVE   SALTERYBAY  Lv. Langdale Lv. Horseshoe Bay  6:20 am      2:30 pm 7:30 am      3:30 pm  8:30 M1       4:30 9:30 M        5:30 Ml  10 30 6:30 11:30 7:25 M  12:25 pm M 8:20 M 1:15 pm      9:15  M dentin Mavtnek Set  Lv. Earli Cove  6:40 am      4:30 pm  8:20 6:30  10:30 8:30  12:25 pmM 10:20 M  Lv. Saltery Bay  5:45 M     3:30 pm  735        5:30 M  9:25 M     7:30  1130       9:30  ���NOTE, there at be ni  ' Fell Ferry ��� ran en  Sundarl t Htllliri  HOUtf I  (via Noun Mn & Seacot. Gewei Pt & Franklin lower Bus stopi  Gibsons Bus Schedule  Depart  Mall 5:45 1:45  7:45 3:45  9:45 5:45  11:45 7:45  Arrival  Langdale   6:10  Ferry Tar.   8:10  10:10  12:10  e Ferry errlvel  e Set Ferry  He-Mil  'or mloimalnn  commenls & complaints  'CetlNCts 1:30 Ferry run  ROUTE i  (via eonnieDiook. Woodcreek. SC Mobile Home Paik)  Oepart Arrive  2:10           Mil          7:00' 3:00 Mil         7:30   3:30  J:]0                          9:00   5:00 9:30   5:30  ���:'���                         11:00   7:00 iuo   730  1:10                          1:00 1:30  FADES Adults Seniors Children Stud. Comm Tickets  Out ol Town   $150    St.00     .75    $100        $1.25/rl(l9  .75  In loi  These transportation schedules sponsored hy  SuKCMAt Rqmm  INSURANCE TRAVEL  886-2000 886-9255  Red Carpet Service From Friendly Prolenlonelt In Sunnycrnt Hell, Olbaone.  Inturinca /^v  CMWpkwi  Notary  IIP  'SECHELT FIRE PLACE LTD."���1  GAS ���PELLET* WOOD  Complete Sales & Installations  SHOWROOM Open TuM.-Sat.  11356 Wharl Rd. (across Irom Bus Depot)  885-7171J  PROPANE INC.  ��� Auto Propane  ��� Appliances  ��� Quality B.B. O's  Wi 885-2360  ���     Hwy lot, across SI.  Irom Big Mac's, SecheltJ  CHIMNEY  CLEANING  -CeWlUW-  886-8554  /"PROPANE  Nnr.GRsA  Ptnlnsulo Gar  ' Olav Camlem 885-7340'  CONVERSION  APPLIANCES  9ea 1H3, Sechelt. VON 1AO  HOME IMPROVEMENTS  Trawl   B  PrafasilMKi   |  Vinyl Siding:  DEAL WITH AN ESTABLISHED LOCAL COMPANV  ^���   ALWEST  HOME  SERVICES  BOX 164, SECHELT, I.C  VON MO  WRAY LINGERS 885-4572  VINYL SIDINQ-SOFFIT FASCIA  DOOR t WINDOWCONVERSIONS-RENOVATIONi  We hare refereneea Coast News, January 7,1991  1990 in review  Continued from page 1  Coast residents. (Or, at least  this was what Premier Vander  Zalm suggested in July when he  visited the Coast to make a symbolic weld and stir up the  hoopla.)  But by the end of the year it  was clear that if the pipeline  company has its way, only those  on the Coast most profitably  situated will be hooked up initially.  Sechelt and Gibsons ���  among a dozen municipalities  ��� rang out the year fighting to  secure at least fair and equitable  gas agreements. This story is  definitely one which will play an  important role in the news of  1991.  The Sunshine Coast Regional  District (through the Economic  Development Commission,)  after three years of planning,  paid out $2.3 million for 470  acres near Port Mellon for the  Hillside Industrial Park. The effort was spearheaded by EDC  Chairman Maurice Egan and  Economic Development Officer  Bill Moore.  In Port Mellon, Howe Sound  Pulp and Paper completed a  multi-million dollar  "upgrading" which resulted in  their proclaiming themselves  one of the most modern mills in  the world. Controversy still occasionally swirled around the  facility's environmental protection policies and safeguards.  Continuing controversy and  conflict over forestry practises  prompted activism on the  Tetrahedron Plateau, paced by  the committed and growing  Tetrahedron Alliance.  Members of the Sunshine  Coast Environmental Protection Project (SCEPP) and their  grassrool   supporters  picketed  and blockaded areas where Vision was to be sprayed, and  eventually won what they saw as  a significant victory in their attempts to have all pesticides and  herbicides banned from the  Sunshine Coast.  Developer Hayden Killam  triggered a sustained firestorm  of criticism and opposition wich  prolonged his attempt to have  his Gospel Rock acreage re-  zoned, so that he might build a  greater number of homes in the  area which, aside from being  much beloved by the public,  was considered to be environmentally sensitive.  After failing to win his rezon-  ing bid, Killam startled and  enraged many when, in  November, he dispatched a  drilling crew to Gospel Rock,  intending to blast and level it.  Forty-eight holes were drilled by  the time public opinion and  governmental pressure kept  Killam from destroying the  landmark. But the last has yet  to be heard from Mr. Killam  with regard to his controversial  property and his plans for it.  A decision by School Board  No. 46 to modify their French  Immersion program created a  tremendous protest on the part  of those parents who insisted  their children remain in the full  French Immersion program.  They sued the Board and  eventually lost. And while this  past December's elections vindicated the School Board's actions, the issue left a residue of  hostility and bitterness in its  wake.  In Garden Bay, bitterness  and controversy flowed from illegal float installations made by  the Seattle Yacht Club on the  foreshore rights of writer Edith  Daly. Mrs. Daly and Tier sup  porters fought a long and bitter  battle which polarized many  elements of the corrnniinity.  Although winning a partial victory, Mrs. Daly's story ��� and  all its ramifications ��� must be  filed under the "To Be Continued" column.  After 18 years of filming one  of the CBC's most successful  and popular television series ���  The Beachcombers ��� Bruno  Gerussi and the rest of the cast  and crew said farewell to  Molly's Reach, their make  believe hang-out in Gibsons.  Gibsonites of all stripes  found the parting to be just as  bittersweet as it can be in the,  well, the movies or television.  In late September, in Sechelt,  a record-breaking number of  voters flocked to the polls to  register their overwhelming  disapproval of the Block Seven  referendum. Saying 'no' to the  spending of massive amounts of  their tax dollars to build what  some regarded as a "pie-in-the-  sky" and largely extravagant  municipal complex, the  measure's defeat prompted then  Mayor Tom Meredith to announce bitterly that he would  not seek another term.  In November, voters up and  down the coast turned out for  municipal and other elections  which saw a totally new government in Gibsons, a new mayor  and two new aldermen in  Sechelt, the same cast of SCRD  Directors, and a single new face  on the School Board.  Should the vigourous upsurge  in activism of all types carry  over into this new year, and  there is no reason to suppose it  won't, it can be said with certainty that news along the Sunshine Coast will continue to  prove stimulating, informative,  interesting,   entertaining.  Sew  Sunshine Coast  ICES  DIRECT  Whan you want tha job dona rrahO  CALL THESE EXERTS  HOME IMPROVEMENTS  MARINE SERVICES  ��� Commercial & Residential *  ��� Carpet & Resilient Flooring*  >**�������*�����    Phone   *******  '$me      eeeaaee  shopp>nG    SHOWROOM at 8I5-S2S2  5601 Hwy. 101, Sechelt  Tues.Frl. 12:30-5pm, Sat. 9:30-Spm  ���^^_THE f LOOd STOH�� ��T YOUR DOOR ___^_  Ca  ^  NEED THIS SPACE?  Call the COAST NEWS  at 886-2622 or 885-3930  MARINE WAYS  BOAT MOVING  POWER WASHING  mcrCrui/cr  Mercury Outboards  Vulv0 AB HADDOCK MARINE ltd.  MARINE REPAIRS        ...,.,,  Cass Diesel OOj-ZOll  Bu  wccaneer  Marina 6? Resort Ltd  Located in Secret Cove 115-7888  MARINE SPECIALISTS ?i years  PARTS - SALES - SERVICE -REPAIRS  K 4 C Tltarmaglass &.���,,,. V'tU -'  Cobra Boats now   ssrB   . i��- V^ss.'"-  In-Stock  PHOTIC  [OUTBOARDS  SUNSHINE KITCHEN  ��� CABINETS ���  886-9411  ���Showroom Kern'a Plaza.Hwy 101  Open Tuesday to Saturday 10-4 prrij  MARINE SERVICES  MISC. SERVICES  GIBSONS MOBILE SAW SERVICE  Custom Cutting - Planing  Bevel Siding - Posts & Beams  Chris Napper 880-3468  R.RJ4, S6, C78,  Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  j,s|fi    Cottrell's Marine Service  ���fllbl Sf RVICF TO Al I  MAKFS  m\     KLffK      Specializing in Marc. Outboard  rT!^^^^B��Bsv      * ��������"�� <*''����� rebuilding  DIVER -WT Seated at  BOAT ��� Smitty's Marina, Gibsons  .   HAULING SHOP886-7711     RES 885-5840 .  w  UTHERLAND ""  TRAILERS  , r-vinrud"  * Sail Water Licences,^-!.j  * Motel & Campsites * Water Taxi /TKrWr'  * Marine Repairs      e> Ice and Tackle   ftMS-iittj  WEST COAST RAIUNGS ^  Serving the Sunshine Coast  Aluminum Railings  Commercial at Residential Inetallallone  -FREE ESTIMATES.  "M>                                                            LEN ROBINSON  I.B.C V0N3AO Mil 999-4970.  CHAINSAWS  SALES 9% SERVICE  KELLY'S LAWNMOWER A  CHAIN8AW LTD  CHA  BAT  731 NORTH ROAD   B86-2oi72  JACOBSBN FEEDS  6482 Norwest Bay Road  888-9369  We carry a complete line ol  Animal Feeds & Supplies  DOLPHIN ALARM  ffl  SYSTEMS LTD.  Burglary - firs  Music I Sound - Intarcoms       OoneYitaan  RR#4 S15 C17 Bus. 888-9144  I.C. mt, 888-3304/  Bird's eye view of B.C.  Don Van Heck's dais got a bird's eye view of B.C. recently.  See story.  Twenty-three school chidren  from Gibsons' Cedargrove  Elementary got a bird's eye view  of BC recently���without leaving  the ground.  Accompanied by their  teacher Don Van Week to Vancouver this past December 19,  the kids visited the 23 meter by  25 meter Challenger Relief Map  of British Columbia as part of a  geography lesson.  "I've brought kids to see this  map for years," enthused Van  Kleek said. The Challenger  Map, which is laid out in the  center of the PNE's British Columbia Building, was the brainchild of the late George  Challenger, who designed and  built the structure.  The map contains approximately I million individually  handcrafted pieces of plywood.  A gantry travelling the full  length of the map itself gave  Don Van Kleek and his kids the  opportunity to examine every  corner of BC���"...from a 150  kilometers up!" The map was  first purchased by the PNE in  1952. "It is really one of the  most fantastic teaching tools  available," noted Van Kleek.  Last summer, the map went  through a refurbishing process  which included repainting the  large expanse of ocean,  highlighting the permanent  glacier ice packs, and relabelling  some 400 location names. There  is also a plan underway to further upgrade the map by adding  a number of high-tech features  such as laser beams and an interactive computer display.  "Awesome!" muttered one  of Don Van Week's charges as  the class filed out.  Like���what more can one  say?  ROBERTS CREEK  A wondrous Creek winter  by Janice Uighton, 886-3541  This is the first White  Christmas I've experienced in  these parts for about 25 years.  I'm really glad we weren't  travelling so we could avoid its  icy roads and enjoy its finer  aspects here in Roberts Creek.  Before Christmas, it snowed  and the kids, on holiday from  school, and I went sliding at the  Golf Course, a local Roberts  Creek attraction. Other kids  and families were there in those  picturesque surroundings having a good time.  It was enlightening to wake  up Christmas morning to the  world in a blanket of white soft  snow, the tree inside cozy and  warm with lights and decorations, but most of all the  presents. Opening the presents  while watching tiny snowfiakes  freshen the already white  ground made this Christmas so  very special.  A season's must is always a  trip to the Weal's Christmas  Lights. We've been there for the  past four years and every time,  as with this year, we've enjoyed  it. The intriguing optical illusions created from coloured,  blinking lights is mesmerizing.  The setup is amazingly well  done with the scenes of Santa;  the reindeer and elves amidst  the snow; the running creek  water; the Christmas music;  plus the dancing colored lights.  The Nativity scene was at peace  in its white carpet, while the  electric train chugged its circuit  around and through the station  scene. It was a marvelous  cooperative creation by the  Weals and the Roberts Creek  Fire Department.  The blue moon lit up New  Year's Eve, bouncing  moonbeams off the glistening  snow and the snow fort got built  necessitating a snowball fight to  ensue. A glowing night to make  merry with others. Shots fired  at midnight reminded me of  growing tensions in the Middle  East, the dread of war, and the  need to focus on Peace. A  farewell greeting from a friend  was, "Peace, Brothers."  New Year's Day was bright  and sunny and not quite so  cold. The Bowl games claimed  intent interest as the fans watched football and more football.  The Washington Huskies, my  alma mater, went to the Rose  Bowl in Pasadena and chewed  up Iowa. At dusk at the mouth  of Roberts Creek, a flotilla of  floating hurricane candles  drifted miles in the Georgia  Strait signifying the lengthening  of daylight, a journey of light  into dark or whatever the experience illuminated.  It's been a pleasantly eventful  holiday in Roberts Creek. Happy New Year. Let's Give Peace  a Chance.  r-pew LIFE FELLOWSHIP  CENTRE  New Testament Church  SS38 Wharf Rd., Sechelt  Sun. Worship Service      10:30 am  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  Portable  Toilet  ��� Construction Sites  ��� Special Events  ��� Outdoor Picnics  ��� Weddings, etc.  Also:  Septic Tank Pumping  Bonnltbrook  IndustrlM  U6-7M4  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Service  GIBSONS  Glassford Road 11:15 am  Sunday School 11:15 am  ST. JOHN'S  Davis Bay 9:30 am  Sunday School 9:30 am  Rev. Stan Sears  Church Telephone 886-2333  CHRISTIAN LIFE  ASSEMBLY  (Formerly Gibsons Pentecostal Church)  School Rd., opposite RCMP  Sunday School 9:45 am  Morning Worship 11:00 am  Evening Fellowship 7:00 pm  Phone: Church Office 886-7107  Pastor Dan MacAulay 886-7107  Youth Pastor J. Morris 886-3499  Affiliated with the Pentecostal  Assemblies of Canada  LIVING FAITH      ^  LUTHERAN CHURCH  Whitaker Road & Coast Highway  Davis Bay 885-2202  Rev. Frank W. Schmitt, Pastor  Sunday Church School 9:30 am  Sunday Worship 11:00 am  Come Grow With Us!  ANGLICAN  CHURCH OF CANADA  Sunday 10:30 am  Parish Family Eucharist  St. Bartholomew's, Gibsons  Wednesday 10:30 am  Worship and Bible Study  St. Aidan's, Roberts Creek  Rev. Esther North 886-7410  Show your spirit  come back to church.  UNITY CHURCH  Inner Power Group 7pm Tuea.  Sunday Service 11am Sundays  Study Group 10am Sunday  (The Laws of Love)  1793 Lower Rd., Roberts Creek  Call 886-8194 (for Information)  CHRISTIAN  SCIENCE SOCIETY  in the Greene Court Hall  Medusa St.. Sechelt.  A Warm Invitation to all  Sunday Services 11:00 am  Except Dec. 16th  For Information, please call:  885-2506 or 885-3688  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  711 Park Road  Telephone: 866-2611  Sunday School  Worship Service  9:30 am  11:00 am  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 Office 885-9707  Cal Mclver, Pastor  "The Bible as It Is...  tor People as they are."  GIBSONS COMMUNITY  FELLOWSHIP  Welcomes you to join us  in Sunday Worship  Children's Progress 9:45am  Prayer 10:00 am  Morning  Worship Service 10:45 am  Wednesday 7:00 pm  599 Gower Point Road  Pastor Monty McLean  886-7049  ANGLICAN  CHURCH  OF CANADA  St. Hilda's, Sechelt  8:00 am - 9:30 anv  St. Andrews - Pender Harbour  11:30 am  Rev. June Maffin  Rev. Dan Giftord  885-5019  "We extend e weim welcome to air  ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH  MASS SCHEDULE  Saturday  5:00 pm St. Mary's Gibsons  Sunday  8:45 am Indian District  9:45 am Holy Family Sechelt  11:30 am St. Mary's Gibsons  CONFESSIONS  1st & 3rd Sat. 4-4:30 pm  Holy Family Sechelt  2nd & 4th Sat. 4:30-5 pm  St. Mary's, Gibsons  885.9526     i^e^Mt^^��^rt*rtalaa*llal*iaaat9fl����aaaaBaiiiNMM  Meeleeaseeaseeaseeaaa 10.  Coast News, January 7,1991  e . r  ek ���whS!^  ^> -S" > ��.��*�� v^  9 J  C'st^>-  . I.  r%g-V'-.:.^fl^e  Winter brings about tough times for our friends the birds.  ���Joel Johnstone pholo  Master photographer in Gibsons  by George Cooper, 886-8510  When Not in Vain was  published in 1973, many a  WWII veteran in Canada was  heartened to see photos not just  of buildings and streets in their  wartime rubble, but the later  photos taken 25 years later of  the same streets and buildings  repaired and vibrant with  peaceful life.  Ken Bell who compiled this  book was a still photographer in  the Film and Photo Unit of the  Canadian Army in WWII  throughout the campaign in  Northwest Europe from D-day  to VE day, and for a year  following that in the army of  occupation.  Later in 1988, he published  The Way We Were, a wide-  ranging book of photos and text  selected from a number of  sources showing Canadians in  all their campaigns in  WWII���Dieppe, Sicily and Italy, Northwest Europe���along  with recent shots of the same  countryside long since restored  to peaceful, pleasant life.  Long before this publication,  Ken's Curtain Call, 19S3, a  book of photos contrasting  scenes of war and peace five  years afterward, set the pattern  for these later two.  Six other books on a variety  of subjects reveal the skill and  artistry of this photographer. In  MgJI gnd His Mission, he  depicts Cardinal Leger in his  ministry with lepers in the  Cameroons.  Then there is Collecting  Canada's Past and The  Kerosene Era in North  America. One, with text by  Celia Franca, portrays the National Ballet of Canada over the  25 years that Ken Bell was their  official photographer.  After lengthy research and  field work came a pictorial  history of the Royal Canadian  Regiment which he undertook  as a gift to the unit upon its  centenary in 1983. And another  book, again a donation of his  time and skill, salutes the  centenary of the Royal Canadian Military Institute in 1990.  "Books have not been a  source of income," said Bell.  "Photography and design have.  After graduating from Central  Technical School in Toronto in  1931,1 got my firtst job with a  photographer. The pay���$5.00  a week. Some of that helped out  at home. 1 loved the job."  Royalties from The Way We  Were, by the way, and two  books preceding that go to  Ken Bell, Toronto born and a  Torontorian all his life, just settled here in Gibsons with  his wife Mary Lea, a former  director of nursing and administrator   in   Toronto  hospitals. Here Ken renews acquaintance with Bill Grant of  Hopkins, a fellow photographer  in WWII days.  Ken went through the whole  campaign in Europe from  D-day to VE day returning to  Canada after a year of the occupation in the rank of major.  He continued service in the  militia with the Royal Regiment  of Canada first as a company  commander, then its battalion  commanding officer from 1962  to 1965, and honorary colonel  in 1985.  In his home work area, Ken  has hung many photos he has  taken of notable people; the official one of Lester Pearson,  others of Edmund Hilary,  Mother Teresa���which she signed for him; members of the  Royal family, the Trudeaus,  and others.  Honors conferred upon him  have been numerous; the Order  of St. John, a city of Toronto  citation, an eighth bar to his  Master of the Photographic  Arts, fellow of the Ontario College of Art, where for some  years he was instructor. And  there's the Lifetime Achievement Award he received in  1986, the first ever awarded by  the Canadian Association. of  Photographers and Illustrators  in Communication.  One citation noted that Ken  Bell had changed the public's  image of the photographer from  that of craftsman to that of artist.  Bell said in the National  Ballet of Canada that the rapid  technical development of  photographic equipment enabled him "to express in  ! turn to page 11  Post Office robbery  Sometime during the holidays ��� quite possibly on  Christmas Day, ��� one or more felons broke Into the Gibsons  Post Office and made off with an as yet undetermined  ���mount of money and goods.  How the robbery was actually effected remains unknown  at this time, and the RCMP are currently Investigating the  matter. Constable Off Moss of the Gibsons detachment told  the Coast News that "Nobody really knows what the sums of  cash taken are from the mail and parcels stolen."  The police report indicates that some four to five hundred  dollars is missing from the Post Office surplus cash fund.  ���^-Mi^^-r^ >**'���<'  Will UPHOLSTERY  ��� Wad BOAT TOPS ltd  637   Wyngaert   Rd.,   Gibsons  -7310  COFFEE  for your office or  place of business  ���Coffee brewers supplied  at no charge  ���Weekly coffee delivery  Great selection  ���Coffee set-ups for meetings  YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND AT  r>ocksfDe  pbaRrnaqy  441 Marine Drive, Gibsons   888-8158  SEVEN DA YS A WEEK:  A 3   K      YOUR      P   H   A   R   M   A  Stop Scratching Your Head About Dandruff  Wishful Thinking  New Selection of  TROPICAL  FISH  "It's not snowing on my  shoulders! it just looks that  way. I thought I had rid myself of a heavy dandruff  condition but now it's come  back. How can I really get  rid of itr  Dandruff is unsightly, but  it's not contagious. Its not  caused by bactena. you didn't get  it by using someone else's comb,  nor can you give it to someone  else. The medical consequences  of dandruff are few, if any. But it  is unsightly  Dandruff is caused by an increase in the rate of new skin  cells being formed and old ones  being removed on the scalp. It's  a normal process; but sometimes  the process accelerates, old cells  flake off heavily, and your scalp  itches every so often. Thais  dandruff.  Often dandruff first appears al  puberty when many other  changes are occurring in the  body It is not uncommon to ex  penence spontaneous periods of  improvement for months or  years Dandruff tends to be more  severe dunng dry. winter months  It can be a problem throughout  all adulthood, leveling off only in  the middle years. It usually  declines in the advancing years  There is no one-shot cure  for dandruff, but it can be  controlled.  Keeping the scalp and  hair clean is probably the  most important step in controlling dandruff. Begin by  shampooing often, every day or  every other day. with any mild  shampoo II your dandruff condi  lion persists, uy using a medical  ed shampoo for dandruff readily  available at your local pharmacy  Selsun1, Dan-Guard*. Sebulon*  and Head and Shoulders are examples of such products If any  medicated shampoo causes Irritation to your scalp or an increase in normal hair loss,  discontinue use immediately and  ask your pharmacist for a milder  product  Shampoo your hair  twice, first with a non-  medicated shampoo, then  use a medicated shampoo.  Scrub the scalp well the first time  to remove any oil and dirt and  wet the scalp Massage the medicated shampoo into the scalp the  second time and allow it to remain on the scalp for at least Ave  minutes. This will allow the medication to work on the scalp. Be  sure to rinse your hair well with  plenty of water. Never use a  medicated shampoo more  often than directed on the  label.  After two or three weeks of  treatment with a medicated  shampoo, you will be able to limit  your use even further. Using a  medicated dandruff shampoo  once a week or whenever you  notice a dandruff build-up will  probably be quite enough.  Creme rinses can be used  to control static, prevent  fly-away" hair, and make  combing easier, but a  creme rinse does not control dandruff. Brushing may  serve to tidy the hair, but it does  not get rid of dandruff. Nonetheless, keep your brush and comb  clean  If your dandruff condition has not improved considerably within 3 weeks,  consult your doctor. You  may have a more serious  problem Your pharmacist can  help by answering any further  questions you have about this  annoying problem.  avings  I hroughout  YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD DRUG STORE  O WORK WEN?  Ah WORLD :  - ... ���  .^. -  ��Mkilkd.t^ Coast News, January 7,1901  11.  Kennett's memories  Back and forth over the years  by Dick Kennctt  Old friends, old times, old  places have a habit of coming  together with the exchange of  Christmas greetings and Madge  Whitworth Newman, of  Sechelt, and Crow Road Fame  simply asks 'What happened to  your typewriter Dick?"  Well, really nothing, except  that both typewriters have been  rather mute as Cece and Bernice  Chamberlin jog me about  pioneering in the Kettle Valley  in their Christmas note as I keep  the home fires burning when the  temperature just a few days ago  dipped to a chilling minus 30  degrees Celsius and knocked  out the battery of old  jezebel���the car.  But after many years in this  weather, I look forward to the  usual warming trend and simply  say to the local town's folk that  it will warm up eventually.  In my note to Jean  Wyngaert, I opined the days  when the old Women's Institute  Hall was alive with all things  Christmas and community and  this caused her to tell of the  welcoming back of the old girl  saying: "The old WI Hall is going strong now. We had a lot of  activities going on there last  December 15th. We had a big  bake sale, crafts, flowers,  ceramics and coffee, and the  hall was packed."  The Beachcombers may be  gone but not Harry and Marg  Smith as I am reminded of their  annual calendar and greeting in  red silver and gold... To all  friends we cherish; to those we  see each day; to special friends  who live nearby; to others living  far away.  And there sits 'The Bonz'  Laurie Farr from his perch high  above the ferry dock at  Langdale wondering who will  carry the can for ripping up the  ferry dock and thanking God he  is retired and not responsible.  Each time I receive a card  from my concert pianist Betty  Allen, I am reminded of the early days in Roberts Creek when  she would respond to my bidding and play my favorite  'Claire de la Lune'.  But there is a sad note too,  there are just too many widows  *^  ������.:-.';'^?f't  Lying about on the fine line between frozen and unfrozen. Winter time in Gibsons Harbour.  ���Joel Johnstone photo  nowadays outlasting their  spouses by years and years.  Now another looms in Port  Moody where the old master  mariner of the coast for 45  years, William Jethro Kennett,  my brother, droped anchor and  passed away December 20, at  three score and ten.  Equally sad, is the thought of  selling and moving out the landmark Inglis residence which has  dominated the village scene  since about 1917. How dare  they!  So young Fred Inglis, pick up  thy shovel and turn new ground  for the old landmark, call in the  troops Uncle Jack, Hugh, Spiv  and Eric���they were all great  builders and know every inch of  the dwelling.  Photographer  in Gibsons  Continued front page 10  photography the visual poetry  and beauty of the dance."  Like many another veteran  soldier, Ken Bell has seen both  the necessity and stupidity of  war. In a 1988 interview in Vancouver, he stated that his book  The Way We Were not only  remembers but cautions the  decision-makers, "Don't take  such a monumental decision  lightly... war is, in the final  analysis, stupid..."  INTRODUCING  COMMUNITY ME.ETINGS.  Right in your town!  COME TO OUR FREE OPEN HOUSE!  (There's no obligation, of course!)  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Coast News, January 7,1991  LI5UR.C  Kinsmen Mothers9  March this month  PAGES FROM A LIFE-LOG  Calm return from the Charlottes  by Peter Trower  Hecate Strait is uncharacteristically calm on our  return from the Charlottes. But  it is a strange journey for all  that. By one o'clock am, people  are stretched out all over the  main lounge like survivors from  a shipwreck.  Yvonne and 1 unroll our  sleeping bags and follow suit.  There seems to be no way to  turn off the lights and they remain blazing like lights in  prison. I crawl under a table to  escape their glare but (he  carpeted sleel deck is hard and  unyielding. I have slept on a few  floors before in my time���but  never in a sober condition.  Finally, from sheer exhaus-  lion, 1 manage lo drift off for a  couple of hours. We dock in  Prince Rupert around six am  with grey daylight breaking over  ilie old seaport town.  As with Kilimat, both  Yvonne and I have memories of  Rupert the way it was years ago.  She lived here for a lime in the  late 40's and 1 spent a few weeks  in the town during the same  period. I don't recall the place  with a great deal of fondness.  My brother and 1 became  stranded there after quitting the  Charlottes and my recollections  are a blurry montage of scruffy  pubs, rundown rooming  houses, over-zealous cops and  almost perpetual rain.  Prince Rupert today bears  small resemblance to the  skidroad-like town 1 remember.  Most of the shabby bars and  cheap flops have long since  vanished, replaced by more  modern    buildings.    Not  everything has changed,  however.  We have breakfast in an old  cafe where Yvonne's mother  once worked in the post-War  years. And, yes, it is raining.  We head back to Lakelse  through what is touted to be one  of the five most beautiful stretches of country in North  America. It is certainly impressive terrain���high crags ribboned with waterfalls and the  great Skeena flowing placidly  among cotionwood trees of a  curiously even height.  The effect is dulled a bit by  dri/zlc and low-lying clouds.  "You should see it on a sunny  day," Yvonne says. "It's really  spectacular."  Back al our cozy lakeside  headquarters, we unwind from  our Queen Charlotte adventures  and plan our next moves. I  decide I had better slay home  for a couple of days and gel the  story started. Yvonne elects to  do a bil of research and exploration of her own.  She is anxious lo track down  a community called Cedarvale,  founded by one of the early  missionaries. She manages to  locate the once-thriving settlement near Kilwanga and spends  several hours with a Native  woman who once lived there.  She now runs a private museum  and is a fount of information  about Cedarvale and the surrounding area.  I keep my nose to the journalistic grindstone and by the  third day have hacked out a  rough draft of the Charlottes'  piece. We decide to make our  journey to Kitselas Canyon���this time, along the right  trail.  Picking up another permit  from the Band Office, we set  out across the Reserve property.  A short distance in, the trail  forks confusingly. There is absolutely no indication which  way we should take.  The left branch looks the  most likely and we start along  this past a newly-built log cabin,  only to reach a dead end. We  return to the juncture and  follow the right fork through a  recently-logged area. The slash  ends and we enter standing  limber again. The path dips  downward. At last we seem to  be on the right track.  We are moving now through  a very old and stunted forest  that has obviously never been  logged. The trees are mossy and  undersized. There is virtually no  underbrush.  Al one point, we stumble  across a rock post covered with  cryptic markings. It looks for all  the world like some sort of Indian milestone. Again the path  forks but this lime the way is  marked by sticks placed on the  ground lo form crude arrows.  to be continued...  January 1991 has been set  aside for the 38th Annual  Kinsmen Mothers' March. During the first two weeks, the  focus will be on public  awareness, followed by the  March from January 15th to  31st.  The Kinsmen Mothers'  March started when concerned  Kinsmen and Kinettes in BC  held a one-hour porch-light blitz  in 1953 to raise money for those  disabled during the polio  epidemic. That concern for  their neighbors led Kinsmen to  found the Kinsmen Rehabilitation Foundation (KRF) in 1972.  Last year, the KRF provided  equipment, technical aids, and  emergency travel assistance to  more than 6000 people in  British Columbia.  The Mothers' March has  grown from the one-hour blitz  to a campaign spanning 16  days. Last January, more than  25,000 volunteers raised $1.4  million by canvassing door-to-  door in their communities.  The Kinsmen and Kinette  Clubs will again be organizing  the Kinsmen Mothers' March in  communities throughout the  province and they have planned  special events to promote the  campaign in many of them.  Creek library notes  The staff of Roberts Creek  Library extend New Year  greetings lo all our friends and  readers. Do come in to see us;  we would much rather say it in  person.  With the New Year, we are  turning a new page in our  history and changing our system  slightly, hoping to serve you  better.  It is now membership time,  and you will be asked to fill in a  short form when you register. A  library card will be issued from  now on. Using standard library  practise, this must be presented  lo obtain books. This card can  be used by the whole family and  is still a bargain at $3 (and no  GST.) Should any family  member wish to carry a separate  library card, for convenience  sake, another form and $3 will  do the trick.  We now have file cards for all  the paperbacks, and the hardcover books. This will make it  easier for you lo find the book  you want. Book reservations  should be more efficient too, so  reserve the book you'd like. Do  please remember thai request  books must be picked up within  a week of our calling you.  Once in place, (he new system  will not allow us to list titles or  numbers of books you may  have at home, so make a note of  il when you check Ihe books  out.  Bear with us please. We will  soon be in the swing of things  and life will be simpler. Once  again, a very happy 1991 to you  all. Wc hope to see you at the  library soon and often.  Humanitarians  According to John Watson, Director of Immigration for Ihe  BC/Yukon Region, BC is leading the country in dealing with  backlog refugee claims.  British Columbia continued to have the highest acceptance  rale on humanitarian and compassionate grounds ��� 41 per  cent compared to the national rate of 20 per cent. This  reflects the higher percentage rate of regugee claimants in  Vancouver from strife-torn countries such as Iran and regions  such as Central America.  Sechelt Legion Pipes ��S Drums  Robbie Burns Night  if     fa        Sot., Jan. 26  Legion Hall, Sechelt  DINNER, DANCING,  .   ENTERTAINMENT  J  *f  Tickets at Troll Bay Hardware  or 885-9853 ��� 886-7084  $17.00 ea  SYLVIA Coast News, January 7,1991  13.  Joanna McDermid  Profile of a budding world-class danseuse  Joanna McDermid and Verity Purdy work together at making  Joanna a world class danseuse.  ���Rose Nicholson pholo  TCRRACh  Will be closed for our Winter Break  starting January 9th.  by Rose Nicholson  "1 really do want to be the  best, and I'm not going to settle  for anything less. I want to go  to Russia, or train at the  Vaganova School. I want to be  famous, 1 want to dance with  people."  These words, coming from  someone else, might sound arrogant, but when Joanna  McDermid says them quietly,  and with determination, it's just  a simple statement of fact.  This 16 year old Sechelt ballet  dancer is prepared to work hard  to get to her goal. Besides being  a top academic student at Crof-  ton House School, she puts in  long hours as a student and  dancer at the Coh Ballet  Academy, a professional dance  company in Vancouver.  Recently the Coast News interviewed Joanna, her mother  Linda and their friend, Verity  Purdy, one of Joanna's early  dance teachers.  Joanna has been dancing for  nine years. She got her early  training with local teachers  Deborah Pageau, Laurie Dunn  and Jean Stoneham-Orr, prima  ballerina with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Norman Legatt  and Verity Purdy.  At the Goh Academy she  studies with Choo Chiat Goh  and Lin Yee Goh who came to  Vancouver from the Beijing  Ballet Company in China. Sum-  Watch for our Spring Opening:  ENTERTAINMENT  Friday Nile Dinners  Membere end bone llde ���     ^Eat  guests welcome Ofl4 j/  Grilled New York Steak  Sat Night Dinners  BINGO ��� TUES. EVENINGS  (Lie e?5C63)  99(4911 or 999-9994  mer school classes are with  Nikita Dolgushin of the world  renowned Kirov Ballet in  Russia, and Sophia Moisseeva,  ballerina with the Moisseeva  Dance Ensemble.  The Gohs trained in England  and China, and Dolgushin and  Moisseeva (rained in Russia, so  Joanna feels she has "the best  of both worlds."  Joanna has wanted to dance  for so long that she can't  remember when it started. "I  know what I want to do," she  said. "A lot of my friends don't  know if they want to be  dancers.  "But I do know. In the summer with Nikila and Sophia,  thai was it. I worked so hard,  but il felt really good. They  were so strict and exact. They  rehearsed everything, every  minute detail. That was one of  my best summers, because of  Ihe hard work."  Bui there's a price to pay for  this kind of dedication. Joanna  has very little of what she calls a  'normal' life. There isn't time  for the social life thai her school  friends enjoy. She sometimes  feels she is losing track of these  school friendships, but she has  many friends in her dancing  world.  There was a difficult time  recently when a close friend, a  fellow dancer, quit. "We had a  wonderful performance, and  Ihen she quit," said Joanne.  ^GIBSONS  jpLEGION  Branch 109  Members and Guests Welcome  &t  *&$>  "She went out with a bang.  "But she decided she didn't  want the life of a dancer. She  loved the ballet, which most  people do, but she couldn't put  up with the long hours, the going home exhausted, the hurting  and bleeding toes, the behind  the scenes jealousies, the moving from place to place, missing  school life and stuff like that ���  being normal.  "She loved it but she had to  be normal. She felt that wasn't  for her. And 1 started to think,  do I want to be normal?  "Then one day we learned ?  new dance, a Spanishy dance,  with tambourines. 1 was feeling  a little depressed because my  friend had just quit, and I  didn't feel loo optimistic about  myself. Then the music started  playing. It was difficult, but it  was also jusl a fun class. That's  what made me keep on. I loved  the music. I remembered why I  was dancing."  Joanna also plays the piano,  and she has a clear understanding of the interaction between  music and dance. "That's one  of the reasons ballet is so  wonderful," she exclaims.  "Through your body you can  show the music! It's amazing,  you can feel the music!"  Joanna and Linda and Verity  all agreed thai dancing is "a  family affair."  "If they're not with you, you  can have a very difficult time,"  commented Verity. "The struggle to get there can be a long  hard road for the whole  family."  "If it hadn't been for Verity,  who knows if we would have  hung on," said Linda. "Sometimes the line gets stretched very  thin."  When Joanna was still going  to Sechelt Elementary School,  she and her mother would go to  Vancouver three and four times  a week for lessons. "We packed  lunches and ate on the ferry,"  remembers Linda.  Now, an apartment in Vancouver makes it somewhat  easier, but home is still in  Sechelt and there are still many  hurried trips back and forth.  "We couldn't have done it  without my husband's support  and encouragement," stressed  Linda. "He's the one who has  made it all possible."  And Joanna agreed. "He's  given up so much for us. It's  almost as if he's given up his  family life for this."  Five years ago, a unique  Christmas present for Joanna  was a specially designed ballet  practice studio in the basement  of their home, complete with  barres, a full wall of mirrors  and a hardwood floor.  "It was such a surprise," she  said. "They put a string from  the Christmas tree down the  stairs to the studio. 1 didn't  Please turn to page 15  ^GIBSONS  *]LEGION  Branch 109  Friday, January 25  9- 1 pm  BERNIE  &  RED  APPEARING ONE NITE ONLY!   ' "i1 i"1" "���   ' ,    "~  CREEKHOUSE  Christmas is a season of companionship, good eating and homecooked meals, and lovely meals they  are. However, there comes a time when the prospect of one more homecooked meal just doesn't seem to  be appetizing, not to mention the lack of appeal caused by (hat huge pile of dirty dishes which always  emerges in the kitchen afterwards. Our solution was to spare the relatives and to quietly descend on  Roberts Creek's own Creekhouse for an evening of blissful solitude.  By the time I had begun perusing the menu, the thought of sparing my poor hands another hour-long  session of pot scrubbing ceased to enter the issue. We were no longer dining out to escape a messy house,  we were dining out because our taste buds were prepared for the meal of the year.  My palate was awakened with a glass of Tio Pepe and then fully aroused by the smoked salmon  crepes with cream cheese and caviar. Presented in a visually pleasing manner, this hors d'ocuvres is truly  delicious, only my manners prevented me from ordering an encore.  I chose to refresh my palate with a crisp caesar salad that was the prelude to my main course of Squab  roasted with back bacon, mushrooms and shallots flambeed with Grappa. It was indeed as good as it  sounds. Afterwards, I was satiated and had begun to fully appreciate the good cheer aspect of Christmas  when my mind took on the expansive outlook it tends to acquire after an exquisite meal.  The Creekhouse has solved the question of what wine to select with one's meal hy indicating  thtoughout their menu recommended wines for each dish. Curiously enough the suggested wine for my  non-blood meal was a red Cotes du Ventoux, a combination 1 found very pleasing.  Throughout this delightful evening my wife had placed herself in the capable hands of the  Creekhouse's chef and requested a vegetarian meal. The result was as superb as my conventionally  ordered dinner. She had the artistically presented house salad followed by a baked cheese and spinach  creation which was creative and delicious.  It was with refreshed bodies and souls that the two of us departed the Creekhouse for home. A  memorable meal to celebrate a memorable time of the year.  FAMILY DINING  Andy's Restaurant- Lunch and dinner specials every day. Closed Mondays.  Every Wednesday night is Prime Rib  Night. House specialties include veal  dishes, steaks, seafood, pasta, pi//a, Thai  food, and lots of NEW dishes. Don't  miss Andy's great Brunch Buffet every  Sunday from I lam-3 pm. Hwy 101, Gibsons, 886-3388. Open 11-9, Sun. closed  Mondays, 11-10 Tucs.-Sat.  Cafe Pierrot- Comfortable atmosphere with warm, helpful staff.  Homemade pastas, quiches and daily  specials are all prepared with the freshest  ingredients - both healthful and delicious.  Our whole wheat bread and scrumptious  desserts are baked fresh daily, on the  premises. Outside dining, take out orders  for the beach and cappucino arc  available. The Coast's bistro...as unique  as the Coast itself. Mon. - Sal.  9am-5pm.Closed Sunday. Teredo  Square, Sechelt. Phone ahead for your  lunch! 885-9962.  Coeeft Club Clfe- Bright, open,  casual caning for breakfast and lunch.  Freeh 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 offers dining al reasonable prices. Open  Ron 5 am daily. Join us for weekend  brunch. S519 Wharf Ave., Sechelt,  U5-9344. Visa and Mastercard accepted ���  for 60.  Frances' Dining Lounge - Join us  for family dining at Frances' Dining  Lounge at Ihe Pender Harbour Hotel on  Highway 101. The atmosphere Is comfortable, the staff warm and friendly, and  Ihe menu excellent. We are open Monday  lo Friday 6:30 am to 10 pm and Saturday  and Sunday 8 am to 10 pm. Friday and  Saturday are Prime Rib nites; look for  other great specials on Sunday. Enjoy a  view of the harbour and remember that  private parties can be arranged. Call  883-9330.  HaM-A-Way Restaurant- Bring the  whole family and join us for great dining  at the Haid-A-Way Restaurant in Ob-  sons Motor Inn, on Hwy. 101 at Park  Rd. Our friendly, helpful staff and warm,  pleasant atmosphere will add lo 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 we offer a fabulous 'Buffet  Brunch' featuring a scrumptuous salad  bar, a different selection of hot and cold  entrees each week, and showcasing some  of Chef Mario's sculptures. Eat to your  heart's content for only $8.95. For reservations, 886-4501. 55 Seats plus banquet  room. Visa and Mastercard accepted.  The Omega Pizza, Steak And  Lobster House - With a perfect view  of Gibsons marina, and a good time atmosphere, the Omega is a people-  watcher's paradise. 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 al 1538 Gower Point  Rd. 886-2268. Open for Lunch Mon.  -Fri��� 11:30-2:30; Dinner Daily 4-9 pm,  Fri. ft Sat., 'til 10 pm.  The Pevthenon Greek Tavema  Located on the esplanade in downtown  Sechelt. We specialize in Greek Cuisine,  fresh seafood, steaks, pasta, and pizza.  Open 6 day. a week - Tues. through  Thurs., from II am - 10 pm and Fri. &  Sat., II am - II pm. We are open for  lunch ��� try our daily luncheon specials.  Lunch it served from II am - 3 pm.  Reservations recommetided. We also  have take-out - pizza, ribs, pasta, Greek  food and much more! 885-1995 or  815-2833. Katherina - Hostess.  Backeddy Pub - Enjoy the beautiful  waterfront view (eagles and hummingbirds are a common sight! from the  Backeddy Marine Pub. Enjoy the deck as  well as the separate family dining area,  both with a relaxing atmosphere. Bring  your   appetite   for   our   home-style  NIGHT ON THE TOWN  Hue Heron Inn- For dinners only.  Fully licenced. Wednesday to Sunday,  5pm lo 9pm. Closed for lunch. Closed  from December 24 to February 2.  For reservations phone Laurie or  Heather. 885-3847.  CKek House - Intimate dining and  European cuisine in a sophisticated yet  casual atmosphere. Wc serve rack of  lamb, duck, crab, clams, scallops, steaks,  also daily specials. Reservations recommended. Roberts Creek Road and Beach  Avenue - 885-9321. Open 6 pm. Closed  Mondays ft Tuesdays. V. MC. 40 scats.  Mariners' 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.  The Terrace at Bonntebrook-with  an ocean panorama, The Terrace at Bon-  niebrook, located on the waterfront at  Gower Point, offers superb West Coast  cuisine in a picturesque and relaxing lodge  setting. For those seeking 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 Point road to Ocean Beach  Esplanade. Dinner 5:30-9:30. Sunday  Brunch 10-2. Group reservations only for  Breakfast ft Lunch. CLOSED WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY. Reservations  recommended. Business groups A receptions welcome. Visa, M/C 886-2188.  The Wharf - Open for breakfast,  lunch and dinner seven days a week.  Breathtaking ocean view and sunsets  from every table. Continental cuisine and  seafood at its best. Sunday Brunch from  II am - 2 pm. Fully licensed and air-  conditioned. Dinner reservations recommended. Hwy. 101, Davis Bay. 885-7285.  Skookumburger or our great fish & chips.  Dinner is served from ) 1:30 a.m. to 7:30  p.m. Located Vi 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. ft 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  7 days a week from II am to II pm. Pub  open Uam-llpm. Kitchen open llam-  10pm. Call 883-1145.  EflT IN   TAKE OUT  Ernie & Gwen's Drive In- Take  out, or delivery. Pizza, dinners, salads,  burgers, chicken, desserts, drinks, ice  cream. Free home delivery within 4 miles,  after 6 pm only, in,; ' -lLT.um orders.  Small charge for orders under $10. Open  late every night. Hwy. 101, Gibsons.  886-7813.  Beta 14.  Coast News, January 7,1991  Sjaott*.  Maria McLean, 9, found the skiing conditions just to her liking as  she practices her balance for the downhill slopes.  ���Joel Johnstone photo  Men's hockey  by Mark Benson  Third place Gilligan's Flyers  moved to within two points of  the second place Buccaneers by  defeating them 8-6 last Friday  evening in men's ice hockey.  Billy Stockwell (3) with the  hat trick and Dan Ruznak with  a pair of goals let Gilligans to  the victory. Keith Comcau,  Randy Benner, Mark Holmes,  and Rob Stockwell also scored.  Mike Jones (2) with a pair,  Dave Patton, Rob Metcalfe,  Kerry Baker, and John Hardt  replied for the Buccaneers.  This Weeks Games: Wednesday,  January 9, 7:30 pm Hawks vs Buccaneers; Thursday, January 10, 7:30  Creek vs Wakefield: Friday II, 7:30  Buccaneers vs Creek; Saturday 12, 7:15  Kings vs Hawks & 9:15 Gilligans vs  Wakefield.  w  12  8  8  6  4  3  League Standings  Wakefield  Buccaneers  Gilligans  Kings  Hawks  Creek  L  1  7  7  7  9  10  PTS  27  17  15  15  11  9  TIDE TABLES  Dale    Time    Ht Ft  12:05  8  4:35  Til 10:55  6:35  11.5  10.0  14.9  5.8  Dale    Time   HI Fl  2:05 1272  9  5:50 11.4  WE 11:30 14.4  7:25 5.0  Date    Time    HI.Ft  3:30 13.2  10  7:20 12.3  TH 12:05 13.9  8:10 4.3  4:25 14.0  11   8:45 12.6  FR 12:40 1S.6  8:55 3.7  5:40 14.9  1310:45 12.4  SU  2:15 13.2  10:15 2.8  REFERENCE: Point Atkinson f�� seoomimchuk Nenow eon  1 hr. 40 mln. plus 9 mln tor each It. of rite.  end 7 mln. for each II. ot tall  Pacific Standard Time  Seafood  RENTALS LTD  PASLODE Nailer/Spikers  Coil Ring Nailers        Finish Nailers  Call (or QUOTES ON NAIl STOCK  for Boslith, Semo, Paslode, etc.  Hwy,tM  HOME*FARM ,,','/'  '8-5        :,%:  tlflPPY  UALViN HQT��G9Q,Y  Rugby season's  second half begins  by  Yahoo! Rugby enthusiasts,  our second half approaches  swiftly.  That's right, with the past  few Januarys as pleasant as  they were, the VRU scheduler  has slotted the beginning of the  next half on Jan. 12. This is in  hopes of catching up on those  last few weeks lost at the tail  end of the first half. As jolly  Saint Nick would say, ho, ho,  ho. Don't think we're going to  be out there at this point.  Dream of heat, warm mud, ah,  rugby is in the air.  With  this  in  mind,  "A"  Strikes  and spares  reminder that things are getting  back into the swing. That's  right, it's better (and suggested)  to be in shape for this truly  wonderful adventure.  Hoping to end the miserable  (but enthusiastic) slump that the  club has been in, we're going  back out there to do our best,  and possibly put the elusive  "W" on the board.  Practises begin this week:  Tuesday, Jan. 8, 5:45 pm at  Chatelech gym; Thursday, Jan.  10, 5:45 pm at Elphinstone  gym. All newcomers and  oldtimers welcome! Come on  out and get the spirit.  Oink! Oink!  TETRAHEDRON SKI CLUB  GENERAL MEETING  JANUARY 8TH   7:30 PM  SKI  SWAP  Roberts Creek School  Refreshments ��� "Every welcome"  886-2673  CLASSIC:  MkhebWMiInt 273452  Rita Johnston 309467  Bev Dromholts 259496  SiieWUtk��| 241-914  Walter Kohvch 312-994  TUESDAY COFFEE:  WendjOalgheed 245412  SueWMdai 233424  Eileen Johneon 2(1414  G.A. SWINGERS:  BetvaHaaka 267435  Marge Nicholson 232460  Met Neetendj 231427  Jim Gilchrist 310499  GIBSONS 'A':  Sandy Mackay 239495  Bev Drombota 292-709  RobCoftetl 278433  Tom Gilchrist 229451  Freeman Reynolds 307-7(5  SLOUGH-OFFS:  Megan Thomson 249442  Irene Roltluff 24(445  Irene Hear 300-724  l.udlle Clapper 279-747  BALL ��� CHAIN:  Gloria Tourieuy 2(34(0  Sue Whiting 267496  Chris Luimden 253426  PHUNTASTIQUE:  RllaSadlenky 229419  Joe Ambrose 255456  NIGHT OWLS:  EidaFliUay 277425  TomPrafoU 257426  SECHELT G.A.'e:  Thrima Lefeaux  Irene Hear  Reidun Klrkaberg  MdNeetamh  LeifNehtm  Y.B.C. PEEWEES:  Tanya Service  I.ynette Braincrd  Jennifer Harrison  Jackie Harrison  BANTAMS:  Jessica Saagsler  JUNIORS:  Jennifer McHeffey  SherlynHood  Kalhtna Humbled  Danielle Rands  Ryan Service  KrttKoedkr-Todd  SENIORS:  Debbie Davidson  Jason Ruck  253435  247437  2*1467  235435  2274*4  113-217  146-231  12S-253  146-256  I4M84  159-416  16(463  1(5472  1(5474  17(402  2(0449  16(455  TERMINAL  Forest Products Ltd.  LOG  BUYING  STATION  Competitive Prices  Camp Run  ��� CEDAR ��� FIR ��� HEMLOCK ���  886-7033  ��Gibsons  Swimming Pool  Call 886-9415 lor further Information  Monday I Wednesday  Early Bird  Aqua-Fit  Parent (V Tot  Noon Swim  Lessons  Swim Club  Lengths  Only/Masters  6:30-8:30  9:00-10:00  10:30-11:00  11:00-1:00  3:30-7:30  7:30-8:30  8:30-10:00  Tuiiaay ( Thursday  Seniors Fitness     10:00-11:00  Seniors Swim  Adpt. Aquatics  Lessons  Adult Lessons  Public  11:00-12:00  2:30-3:30  3:30-5:30  5:30-6:00  6:00-8:00  Fridays  Early Bird  Aqua-Fit <  Seniors Swim  Noon Swim  Swim Club  Public  Underwater  Hockey  Saturdays  Public  Public  Swim Club  6:30-8:30  9:00-10:00  10:00-11:00  11:00-1:00  3:30-5:30  5:30-7:30  7:30  2:30-5:00  7:00-8:30  12:00-1:00  Family  Public  Sundays:  1:30-3:30  3:30-5:00  Umtukyi Chargat  Child  Teen  Adult  Senior  Family  Rentals  Fitness  Lessons  11.75  2.00  2.50  2.00  0.00  55.00  10.00  25.00  40.00  (0.00  22.50  JUL  LESSON SCHEDULE  1) Sept. 17 ��� Oct. 22  2) Oct. 29 ��� DM. 3  1) Jen. 7 ��� Feb. 7  4) Feb. 18 - Mar. 21  5) Apr. 15 ��� May 10  0) July 1 - July 12  7) July 15 - July 20  Peat Oaiurei:  Dec. 24 - 26  Dec. 31 - Jan. 2  July 27 - Sept. 9  " Over tin holidays  m villi  hive  some  spicial  holiday swims.  Publication ol this schedule sponsored by\  SUNSHINE   '���*": COURIER SERVICE  A Division of the  Sunshine Coast Cab Company Limited  Serving the entire  Sunshine Coast  and Lower Mainland  885-1998  INTERLINE AGENT & LOCAL COURIER SERVICE  COASTWQItjDS  by K.L. Westergaard  WATERING HOLES  Across:  1. Back up the tape, Abrv.  4. Jacque's buddy  7. Sun  10. Simile need  12. Bright fruit  14. "The Crown (Horse Race)  16. Questioner  17. Approximation ol when we'll be  there, Abrv.  19. Basic Idea  20. Far down  21.Look lor  23. Team supporters  25. Child's hair style?  28. Distance measure  29. Morning drink, Abrv.  31. Stye dwellers  33. Baker Item  34. ...at the sound ot the   36 old soul watering hole (with  42D)  37. Guthrie  30. Scarlet  40 space  41. Common coastal tree watering hole  43. Belongs to BC's ant quean  45. Mr. Sullvan  46. Caviar  47. Makes things go  51. Small draft  54. Denotes birth name  55. Watering hote  58. Pixie's loud watering hole  60. Slangy negative  62. Part ot Ihe case to the next floor  64. Merit  65.Avenue  66. Pert ol Ihe school year  67. Hollow grass  68. Armchair athlete's network  Down:  1. Car path  2. Gaelic  3. Not sleeping acreage watering hole  4. Farming Abrv.  5. Sell  6. Words of understanding  7. Begin  8. Either  9. Sailor's saviour watering hole  10. Belongs to Pacclno  11. Group ot matched pieces  13. Katmandu's land  15. Circle puzzle tool  18. Toddler's "please"  21. Hitler's thugs  22. Person in charge of soldiers  24. Fish litter  26. Slow thinker  27. Stare  28. Stuck In muck  29. Single unit  30. "Return of the :_"  32. Israel's neighbour, Abrv.  33. Expectant lather's step  35. Classifieds art* good place to buy  44. "A street car named.  48. Nurse, Abrv.  49. English fellows  50. Long for  52. Mimicked one  53. New York stadium  55. Comic whisper  56. Shoshonean  57. Watering hole  59. Finish  60. Most popular letter  63. Contraction of declared existence  36, Ms. Crawtord  38. Boat pusher  42. Ackmwledged watering hole (with 3(A) Gretsky barrier  To nobody's iMerttrnlnr surprise ��� but lo every hockey  fan's shwdtUght ��� Wayne Grctsky scorrt the 70f*h goal of  his improbable NHL career last week during a road came  against the New York Istanders.  Only three other players in (he game have ever broken  through lo this loftiest of ptaleaus ��� Gordie Howe (Ml),  Marcel Dionne (731) and Phil Esposilo (717).  Coast News, January 7,1991  15.  Budding danseuse  Sunny weather following a wlnlery week brought this young  snowboarder out to check on ski conditions in and around Gib-  '���N18, ���Joel Johnstone photo  Atlantic salmon  arrival protested  by Jan Michael Sherman  In an impassioned, strongly-  worded letter of concern, the  Sechelt Peninsula Rod and Gun  Club has appealed to the  Municipality of Sechelt for their  "...support against the introduction of Atlantic Salmon  to West Coast waters."  "The introduction of this  species could have disastrous effects on our natural stocks  through the introduction of  diseases," club President  Robert Bull argued in the letter  released late last week.  "At this time there is one fish  hatchery (that we know of) on  the peninsula which is incubating Atlantic Salmon  eggs... If this fish hatchery is incubating these...eggs... without  a permit, we believe it should be  stopped immediately."  Bull went on to note that "we  understand that this species is  being introduced to this area  because the farming of native  species has not been financially  successful... We are all aware of  the problems faced by the fish  farms in this area that are trying  to rear native species...so how  can we allow another species to  be introduced until it has been  proven not to be detrimental to  our area."  Insisting that his organization  is not opposed to fish farming  per se, Mr. Bull suggested that  "...if and when it does affect  our wild stocks (then) it has a  direct impact on our tourist industry, our recreational opportunities, and our environment.  It is up to the appropriate  government agencies to protect  the good of its people over the  profits of foreign investors."  Copies of the Rod and Gun  club's letter were also dispatched to the Ministry of  Agriculture and Fisheries, the  Ministry of Environment, as  well as to the Department of  Fisheries and Oceans.  Continued from page 13  know what it was, I had no idea  it was for me."  When asked what advice she  could give an aspiring dancer,  Joanna replied, "That's a hard  question. I would say ballet is a  wonderful art.  "You can't explain the hard  work involved. You don't know  what it is until you experience it.  It's a long hard road. It really is.  If you really want to be a  dancer, you should never lose  sight of your goal.  "1 lost sight of it for a little  while, a couple of years actually. 1 just kept going and going  and I didn't think about what 1  was doing. It was just because it  was habil and I forgot why I  was doing it.  "Then 1 regained it. 1 realized  that was what 1 wanted to do  and it helped me so much to  remember what it was I was  working for. The couple of  years I lost sight of what I was  doing it was very, very difficult  because of course, you have no  goal. You just go day by day  and you really don't know what  you're doing.  "But if you really want to be  a dancer, you have lo love it.  You have to, because it's one of  those things you have to be willing to sacrifice a lot for. But in  return you get great rewards."  This spring, Joanna will be  going to Switzerland for the  prestigious Prix de Lausanne  competition at the Theatre de  Beaulieu where she will be competing with student dancers  from all over the world. She  must prepare two variations,  one from the traditional ballet  repertoire, and one from the  work of a contemporary  choreographer.  For Joanna, the rewards are  both the process of getting there  and the goal. And one of the  biggest rewards comes when  there is someone in the audience  she loves.  "It makes it so special when  people you love are out there,"  she said. "It's almost as if  you're dancing just for them."  j ���  OK, SO IT LOOKS GREAT.  GET THOSE BRAKES CHECKED!  886-8213  GST confusion  Continued from page 5  (the taxes they've paid) are,"  and rigorous bookkeeping of  the smallest details is the only  way to ensure proper crediting.  The whole purpose for the  tax is to raise more money for  the government and to do it  quicker, but when asked about  the government's reasons for installing the tax in the confusing  manner they have, McKibbin  said, he thinks it was a political  decision designed to appease the  large number of people in this  country who live "below the  poverty line."  Most of the GST's confusion  results from the government's  decision not to tax the  "necessities" of everyday living.  The government's attempt to  isolate items considered  "necessities" has resulted in the  need to have the tax paid on  every purchase or service in addition to the regular retail price.  McKibbin suggested that a  tax on everything, burried in the  price of items at the retail level,  with tax rebates being paid to  those below the poverty line,  might have alleviated much of  the present anguish.  McKibbin suggested that a  tax on everything, buried in the  seven per cent. He said that  every country that has instituted  this form of taxation has raised  its rate, except for Finland.  Finland, however, started its  version of the GST at 22 per  cent.  Sore Knees!  Legs Tired! I |  Callouses!  Sore Heels!  Do Your Feet Hurt?  Does Your Back Ache?  % %  Come St. Sec Us For  CUSTOM MADE ARCH SUPPORTS  "LINN"  ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY  FOOTWEAR  Sachalt Shoa Repair and Salas  KlauaSchroeder  MM1M  5517 Wharf Street  Sechelt, B.C.  COAST ACADEMY OF DANCE  a      AND FINE ARTS  Gibsons ��� Sechelt  Faculty:  Ms. Nicola Stewart - Director  Mrs. Penny Hudson, A.R.A.D., I.S.T.D.        Ms. (Catherine Mortimer  Ms. Elizabeth Beddard Ms. Pamela Meelands  Curriculum:  Classical Ballet  National Dance  Modern Stage  Jazz  Drama  Mime and  Creative Dance  Modelling  Syllabi:  Royal Academy of Dancing of London, England  Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance  ��� Fully qualified, nationally and internationally trained staff  ��� Royal Academy of Dancing Examinations  ��� High quality, disciplined classes for serious students  ��� Pointework  ��� Low key classes for non-exam oriented students; emphasis on enjoyment,  without sacrificing the quality of the instruction  ��� Personal attention  ��� LIMITED CLASS NUMBERS  ��� Private Lessons  ��� Student counselling on: Nutrition, injury prevention and audition techniques  Enrollment applications and re-registration  now accepted for Winter Term  885-2263   Main Studio - 5645 Wharf St., Sechelt  EAGLE FITNESS  (Formerly B. Fit)  743 North Rd., Gibsons 886-4606  Doug & Colleen Andrew (and  Zachary too!) are pleased to be  the new owners of Eagle  Fitness (formerly B. Fit), and  extend a cordial invitation to  come in to their facility.  WINTER 1991  MOVEMENT ��� SCHEDULE  Effective January 7  MON.  TUES.  WED.  THURS.  FRI.  SAT.  SUN  8:00  Tai Chi  9:50  NIA  NIA  NIA  NIA  High/Low  Impact  11:00  Senior  Fit  NIA  Level 1  Senior  Fit  NIA  Level t  5:15  NIA  NIA  NIA  6:30  High/Low  Impact  High/Low  Impact  High/Low  Impact  High/Low  Impact  7:30  Modern  Dance  8:45  im  INSTNUCTOM: Roslyn Pruitl, Darci Young, Zela Gaudet. Cheryl Law,  Natasha Baldauf, Lily Degnan, Merrlee Corder. Maggie Guzzi. Karen Boolhroyd  ���NI*1 (NON-IMMCT AMOeelCS) A revolutionary barefoot fluid movement class blending Tal Chi, Tai Kwon Do, Jazz, Ballet, Modern  Dance and Yoga lo enhance agility, grace, flexibility, strength, sensory awareness, balance  and cardiovascular conditioning.  ���NIA' LIVILI - Addresses Individuals who are  new to fitness, have joint problems or are concerned with weight loss. 30 minutes of nutritional Information and setting and maintaining  goals Included.  RATES (GST included)  MOVEMENT  WEIGHTS  Single Class          $5.00  Drop In         $5.50  2nd Class              FREE  1 Month      $48.00  30 Days Unlimited  $42.00  3 Months   $102.00  12 Classes          $38.00  6 Months   $188.00  8 Classes            $32.00  12 Months $350.00  90 Days Unlimited $105.00  Movement/Weight Combos  10S DISCOUNT  Student/Seniors              10% DISCOUNT   enow RATM   ���SINIOtt FIT - Join Lll lor 30 minutes ol mild  and relaxing fitness fun for the young at heart.  ��� HIOH/LOW IMPACT - An exciting high energy  class which builds strength, endurance and  flexibility by combining high and low Impact  and varying intensities to include your personal level of fitness.  ��� MODIAN DANCimODY WORK Exploration  ol whole body awareness encouraging various  levels of play with Maggie Guzzl.  ��� JAZZ- L.A. Funk/Lyrical with Karen Boothroyd. Separate fee.  WEIGHT ROOM HOURS  Mon.-Thurs.  Fri. & Sat.  Sunday  10-10  10-8  12-5  ��� All 8 and 12 session movement  classes must be used In 30  days.  ��� Baby sitting available for morning NIA classes only ($1.00 per  child).  ��� Personalized programming  available by appointment.  ��� All memberships Include sauna  and shower use. 16.  Coast News, January 7,1991  ^COAST NEWS CLASSIFIEDS^  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  Classifieds  at any of our convenient  Friendly People  Places  - IN PENDER HARBOUR -  Marina Pharmacy 883-2888  AC Building Supplies 883 955!  - 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 -  Seavlew Market 885-3400  - IN GIBSONS -  The Coast News  (behind Dockslde Pharmacy) 886-2622  DEADLINE IS 3:30 FRIDAY  ANDERSON REALTY  ��� Recreation ��� Retirement  ��� Relocation  nwoi  CATALOGUE  5F8P Cowrie St.. Box 1219  Sechelt. BC VON 3A0  885-3211 FAX 885-2899  Van Toll Free 684-8016  Homes 8.  Property  Large level, treed lot 128x93  Privacy, opposite AIR treed  acreage. Take Veterans Rd. oil  Hwy. to Fitchett. left to Hough  (MacLean). left 5 lots lo sign.  Lois Millington 733-7742. Pager  680-3612. Chambers Olson Ltd.  734-2288. 12  4.7 Acres, smaller house, guest  cottage, workshop, studio,  warehouse, wood and garden  sheds, privacy plus. By owner.  886-3084. #1  West Sechelt. 6 mos new. 1850  sq. ft. 3 way split; 3 bedroom;  family room; 3 full bathrooms;  large 2 car garage: Much more to  list! To view call 685-2556.  #3  For Sale By Builder ��� quality home  in Oceanmount Subdivision, central Gibsons, underground wiring, curbs, street lights,  panoramic view. 1600 sq. ft.  main llr, Will soon be beautifully  linished with full unfinished  bsmt. To view call 886-9096.  n  5.1 acres $59,000 close to ferry.  1000' road frontage, Hydro.  886-9049. #52sr  Pender Harbour view lot, serviced  lo border, uncleared. $29,900.  270-2958/883-9095.        #52sr  Unique 3 bdrm. 3 bath home,  spectacular view, approx. 2500  sq. It. 883-9418-988-4310.  #52sr  Jackie and Stan will bt hippy to help with yout  classified at Marina Pharmacy, our "Friendly People Place" In Madeira Perk.  Modern 2 bdrm. home on  acreage, private, no reas. offer  refused, trade commercial or  sailboat 883-2977 #52sr  WATERFRONT  54' lot ��� 80 year lease  Keats  Island. Try your oiler. 886-2694.  #52sr  1700 sq. II. Panabode rancher,  ocean view, genuine bargain at  $120,000. Drive by 950 Cheryl  Ann Park Road (Lower Road,  Roberts Creek) and phone lor  appt.toview 886-2694.    *52sr  Lot 23 Central Rd��� 50x105.  view, level, 3 km lo ferry.  872-1064 #02sr  Cochrane   Road,   good   large  building lot. close to marina &  beaches $27,500. 885-4501.  *02sr  Easy to care lor. 3 bdrm rancher  close to all amenities. Upper Gibsons. $96,500.886-7378   155s  For SDe By BuHder - quality home  in Oceanmount Subdivision, central Gibsons, underground wiring, curbs, street lights,  panoramic view. 1600 sq. It  main llr. Will soon be beaulilully  linished with full unfinished  bsmt.   To view call   886-9096  n  Gibsons. 60' x 120' lot, cleared,  lull service, ready lo build, good  location. $25,000 lirm  886-7618. #2  Property wanted: Empty? Treed'  Lot with or without mobile home.  Have 25' sailboat full or pari  trade. Abbotsford. 854-5153. #2  BY OWNER  Neat 3 bdrm. rancher on  crawlspace. Large fenced lot.  workshop, concrete driveway,  near Cedar Grove School.  $109,000,886-9141.   *��  Close lo Beach.  Beautiful 3 bedroom rancher on  Feeney Rd.. in Soames Point.  Close to ferry. Spacious kitchen  w/nook; 2 baths: large garage;  nice yard with partial view. By  owner $149,000 Offers.  886-7830. #TFN  Obituaries       II Announcements  BROOKS & MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD.  Benjamin Moore Paints  Berntzen. Eugene, late ol  Madeira Park and Egmont. age  82. passed away peacefully on  December 28.1990. after a short  illness. Survived by his loving  lamily. wile VI; 3 daughters,  Sylvia and Herb hansen ot Bur  naby. Maureen and Charlie Leeot  Madeira Park. Sue and Gordy  Gough ol Lang Bay; 6 granddaughters; 2 grandsons; 1 great-  grandaughter; 1 great-grandson;  I brother Erling of England; 1  sister Sylvia of Norway; niece  Elizabeth and Jim Moore ol  Sieveston; nephew Peter and  Donna Berntzen ol Egmont.  Predeceased by a grandaughter.  Debbie. Private cremation arrangements through Devlin  Funeral Home. No service by request. Donations in Gene's  memory may be made to the  Pender Harbour Health Clinic or  the Children's Ward of St. Mary's  Hospital. Sechelt #1  Bill Wood  SECHELT  bus 885-2923  Res 885-5058  A  New year's Baby Boy born al  12:32 am. Jan. 1/91. Erik  Wayne Edward James Fuller  weighed 7 lbs. 15 02. to the  astonishment ol Grandma Terri  Wright. Grandpa Wayne Davidson, Uncle Marty Payne, Great  Aunt Judy Paquelle, Dad Clarke  Fuller and Mom Sherri Payne.  Healthy and cute as a button,  we'd like to thank Dr.'5 Ed  Bennstein. Dr. Vaxley. and all the  excellent nursing stall at Si.  Mary's Sechelt. II  Kingsley and Ella Warner are proud lo announce the birth ol their  son, Aaron Victor Kingsley  Warner. 6lbs 11oz, on Tuesday.  January 9. 1990. at MSA  Hospital. Abbotsford.  Happy Isl Birthday, Aaron!  #TFNs  s a boy for Alan and Delia  Leonessa Anderson. Nicholas  Alexander arrived on Sunday.  December 30th at Victoria  General Hospital. Very proud  grandparents are Stan and Diane  Anderson ot Sechelt and Nicholas  and Geraldlne Leonessa of  Paramas, New Jersey. USA.  Great grandparents are Alex and  Olive Lockhart of Sechelt and  Jack and Marguerite Anderson of  Campbell River.  Tke Beat Did Atwiwi!  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIEDS  4  A A (minimum) lor 10 words  25*  w  each additional word  (Births. Lnsl & Found FREE!!  Surte Sett"  CLASSIFIEDS  Pay for 2 weeks, gel the 3rd week FREE  (When paid by  CASH. CHEQUE, or MONEY ORDER)  ALL CLASSIFIED ADS mutt be       ,  PRE-PAID before insertion.  VISA & MASTERCARD accepted    ,���  Id     up lo 10 words  each additional word  SIOO  Ynut tiil.ieaturlng 1 iivm only, will run 4 con-  wrultvv weeks then will by cancelled unless  you instruct us to renew it BY NOON  SATURDAY. (Not available 10 commercial  advv'rthunl  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  Gibsons & Sechelt Offices NOOII  Saturday  "Friendly People Places"  FRIDAY 3:30 pm  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  Cowrie St.. Sechelt 885-3930  Cruice Lane. Gibsons 886-2622  FAX: 886-7725 Gibsons  885-3954 Sechelt  For Public Use  Myers. Elhel Marguerite of Gibsons. BC. passed away at St.  Mary's Hospital on Jan. 3, 1991  al the age ot 92 years. She was  predeceased by her husband  Jack in 1964. She is survived by  a sister-in-law Mrs. Kay Anderson ol Cupar, Sask. and nieces  Mrs. Lois Thorp ol North Van and  Mrs. Jean Nichols of London. Ontario. Also. Mrs. Anderson's  daughters. Fay Koran. Wanda  Anderson and Peggy Burnett.  Great nieces and nephews.  Margo Thorp, Celia Evans, Bruce  Nichols and Warren Nichols,  Marguerites' sunny, Iriendly  presence will be missed by all  who knew her. In lieu ol flowers  donalions may be made lo the  Canadian Cancer Society. A  memorial service will be held at  St. Bartholomew's Anglican  Church in Gibsons al 1 pm on Friday. Jan. 11,1991. #1  Mrs. C. Reynolds, late of Kiwanis  Care Center, In her 96th year.  Survived by Gwen Nimmo and  son Gil Reynolds and wife Joan 5  grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren. Service was held Jan.  5th. 1991 #1  Vanbaelen - Passed away  December 29. 1990, Leonard  Jean Vanbaelen, late of Port  Mellon, age 76 years. Survived  by a niece and other relatives in  his homeland, Belgium. He will  be greatly missed by his close  friends Bob and Paula Stewart as  well as other friends in Port  Mellon and Gibsons. Funeral  mass will be celebrated by  Reverend A. DePompa on Monday, January 7 al 11 am In St.  Mary's Catholic Church. Gibsons. Interment Seaview  Cemetery. Devlin Funeral Home,  directors.  Thank You  Photography classes. Develop  your photographic eye. Nature  photography, 3 sessions starting  Feb. 16 Aegma Photo Studio  886-7955. #3  Wanted professional nature  photography and local scenery for  Gibsons Gallery. 886-7955.    #3  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  885-2896. 886-3463.  TFN  Does someone in your family have  a drinking problem? Call Al-Anon  886-9903. 885-7484. Al-Ateen  886-2565. NC  Phone us today about our selection  ol beautiful  personalized  wedding   invilations,   napkins,  matches, stationery and more.  Jeannies Gifts & Gems  886-2023  TFN  Adult children of Alcoholics or  disfunctional families please call  885-5281 or 886-8165 lor help.  NC  UNITY CHURCH  Vou are welcome to join us In exploring Unity principles. Sunday  Study Group at 10am & Service at  11am. Also Inner-Power Group on  Tues. al 7pm. Call 886-9194 lor  info. TFN  Psychic Readings and Healing  phone for app Kalawna  885-4883. #4  Relired? Time to spare? We need  you! The Gibsons Recycling  Depot requires reliable,  resourceful, interested volunteers  lo assist depot attendant. Please  call lo arrange any day or time  convenient to you, or for more Information: Anne 886-7988 or  Alison 886-8400. #01  Sechelt Karate Club starts a new  session Mon. Jan. 14. Beginners  welcome. Phone Suzanne.  885-9273. #2  Applied Kinesiology workshop,  Feb 2-3. Free demonstration Jan.  13th Call 885-5644 more into  #1  Tcts *;  Livestock  I Aklta puppies. $400 up. or trade  I lor what have you. 886-3134.  13  , SPCA  1 For Adoption  ' Intelligent young Newlte cross  1 Jemale. Young cats. 885-3447.  1 "  I    ; PETFOOD  SCIENCE DIET, IAMS,  TECHNI-CAL. NUTRO-MAX.  I PURINA. WAYNE.  '      Also lull line of bird seed  And much more.  OuaWy Farm a Garden  Supply ltd.  Pratt Rd. 886-7527  Grandma's  Thank you for  shopping locally!  Have a great  1991!  Sunnycresl Mall, Gibson  886-3044  Grey velcro wallet M.A.R.S. on  birth certilicate around Dec. 22 at  Twilight Theatre area. Please call  886-2439. #1  Peace Dove metal brooch, lost in  Gibsons. Sentimental value.  886-7988. #1  |Mens' maroon wallet. Vicinity of  lower Gibsons. II found please  call 584-0576. #1  One thin, square, gold hoop earring Sentimental value.  885-2686.  Interested   in  Parapsychology  discussion? Call 886 3281.  13  Joel Brass and Associates  presents a Parent/Teen Seminar,  January 19 & 20,1990. For Information please contact Sherry Kelly at 885-7218 or Pamela Coxall  at 886-7506. ���    ��  Do you need some Information to  deal with your legal problem? Call  Ihe legal Infwmatlen Service  110-0111; Mondays and  Wednesdays 9-4. TFN  Are you a woman In an unhappy  relationship, do you need to talk?  Call Ihe SuniMne Cent Transt-  HatiM lor confidential 24 hr.  service. 016-20*4. TFN  Large  reward  In  ratarn  at  van il Laaaaefs Ferry TerMeMl.  t>ao��ea1tMi. 1084100.     #01  While cat with gold patches, has  tatoo! 885-4520 eves #1  Keys, behind old Fire Hall In  Lower Gibsons on Dec. 22/91.  Claim at the Coast News, Gibsons, ft  Have you lost a pair ol mens'  glasses? Seaview Market,  Roberts Creek. 885-3400.      #1  Small, beaded change purse at  Trail Bay Mall. 885-7836.      If  Harbour Heights area, young  female lib cross. 885-3447.  11  TFN  For Sale  COI.  TIKI.  RECORD! ��  r NINTENDO UMU  In good cond.  Nintendo Games  $1.50 per night  MAX MUSIC  (00-3*91  SPCA SPAYING PROGRAM  Contact Then & Now Furniture,  699   Highway   101.   Gibsons.  886-4716'or Marlee Fashions.  NC  Help reduce the pet overpopulation problem - spay or  neuter your pet. NC  Canine consultant, offering obedience & intruder awareness  training. Reg Robinson.  886-2382. TFN  Puppies. Retriever/Bouvier. S20.  avail. Xmas. 885-3307.        11  Sunshlm Feeds closed Dec. 25 &  26. Jan. 1,2.7 8 11. Other days  10am-4pm from Dec. 25 to Jan.  10. Call 886-4631 for assistance.  Sharon's Grooming closed from  Dec. 24 to Jan. 15. #1  Horses tor flint. Winter rales:  $15 first hour. $10 second.  886-7467. #1  Free to good home. Male Spaniel  x Collie, all shots. House trained.  886-3929. 13  Padded headboard lor 62" wide  bed complete with mirrored side  panels; 3 clusters of hanging  lamps; bedside lamp: pleated  fabric valance 20' long by 14"  deep $30 the lot; 2 fabric toller  blinds 36" and 46" wide complete with matching fabric  valances $20.886-3405.      '1  Petitli 35mm wide angle ft  zoom lens, auto winder, flash,  case to hold all ft many extras.  Witerbed, queensize, solid wood  headboard. Out Ottir.  886-3223. #3  Brown 24" stove $100; Bar  fridge $50.886-2439. #1  Beige office chair $75. WANTED  wine making equipment etc.  886-7352. 13  Large truck battery. $75; water  well pump. $400: Saddle tool box  for pick-up. $100.886-4903. 13  Fisher fireplace insert. 24' wide.  Like new. Cost $700, sell $200.  Phone 886-3405. 11  Piano Tuning  repairs, appraisals  ilfT  Ken Dalgkieta  886-2843  Williams piano, excellent condition, current appraisal at $1200.  885-3335. #1  WANTED  Men who like lo sing (slghl  reading provided for beginners)  and String and Brass instrumentalists who like lo play tor Soundwaves Choir and Orchestra. Contact Lyn Vernon 886-8026.     #3  Violin or Fiddle Instruction  Michelle Bruce  885-9224  VIOLIN or  FIDDLE  INSTRUCTION  .JttcfU/A, m*m*  8869224  Emergency weekend airline  tickels. Gollgers 885-2965 (24  hrs.) II  Wilklkl available 10-24 of Feb 1  Bedroom, full kitchen, call Myrtle  at 884-5263. 13  Exercise bike In very good condition. 886-9145. 13  Good quality chest ol drawers.  885-5007. 12  Exercise bike in good condition.  Call 886-8465. 11  18-20' Hardtop boat I/O. Consider any condition. 885-2544.  #4ss  Will trade 4 building lots in Chet-  wynd BC for motorhome, boat,  aircraft, or vehicle value  $28,000. For details phone  883-2114. 13  Husky 2100 chalnsaw, good condition $200; baby crib, hlghchalt  & carseat (exc. cond.) $50 each.  886-8955. It  SATELLITE SALES  Green Onion Earth Station  885-5644  TFN  White moulded libreglass  bathtub, $100.886-4743  I02sr  Speed queen reconditioned  dryer. $125 385-4529 after 6  pm. #02sr  New Homelile 240 powet saw,  16" bar. $275 lirm. 885-4462  #03s  1990 Raider libreglass canopy,  top ol Ihe line, Ills Ford Ranger,  never used, $1400 new, sell  $800.885-5840. 103s  Tandy colour computer. $50 0B0  or trade for '885-5840.     103s  Pool table, exc. cond.. all accessories. 4x8. 886-4813 or  886-4845 any time. TFN  ^DISPOSABLES  The best lilted cotton diaper.  Mona. 886-7844  KM  Wrecking house: Salvage  material available. 885-9030.  101  Porta potty, $40; meat grinder.  $20; elec. broom. $20: Sharp  microwave. $150 0B0.  886-8487. II  Grandfather Fisher stove, gd.  cond., $450.885-3989.       It  Citizen AM/FM music centre,  dual cass 3 band equalizer, new  $100; 2 man Eleclra air inflatable  electric motor & paddles, $100.  885-7977. II  Woodstove. therm, control $175;  McClary 2 dr. FF almond Iridge,  65"x30", new compr. beautiful.  $479; Whirlpool washer & dryer  matching set. $667; GE 17 2  speed washer w. mini wash,  $349: App. 7-8 cu. II. Danby Inglis chest freezer. $239; Maytag  avoc. dtyer, $267; Viking 30"  coppertone. self-clean, stove  $359; Maytag white dryer, $279;  Inglis Liberator auto dryer. $229;  Gurney white 30" stove $249.  and more, all recon., guaranteed  for 90 days lo 2 yrs., Corner Cupboard 885-4434 or 885-7897.  13  FlJNDERS      j|  Keepers #  Antiques. ,  & m,  Collectibles ��� Jewellery  2nd Hand ��� Furniture  Tools ��� Building Supplies  Our New Location  70S Hwy. lOI.Olbeons  Acroee Irom Devnee  6M-4S51 Coast News, January 7,1991  17.  For Sale  T 0 S SOU  Mushroom Manure-Bark Mulch  Topsoil Mixed  You pick up or we deliver Phone  885-5669 TFN  HAY $4 OO/bale  ORGANIC POTATOES  Phone 885-9357  TFN  Computer IBM compatible w/30  meg harddrive. monitor programs  incl.. new cond.. $1100.  886-8356 *02sr  HAY! HAY! HAY!  Vanderveen Hay  Sales Ltd.  is Having  Another  Hay Sale!  SATURDAY,JAN. 19  ONE DAY TRUCKLOAD  HAY SALE  To Order. Please Contact:  Jianine Ellin jhirn     GaU Johnston  0850009 006-2951  Oryin it  1 -000-663-2670  Nishiki expedition 18 speed,  mountain bike. Good condition.  $175,885-3790 I52ss  Almosl new Sears Kenmore. 12  cu. ft. freezer $425 0B0.  886-7561. #52ss  Sola bed and chair. $150:  cheslerfield and recliner chair.  $250; Kenmore uprighl vac,  $75; Eleclrolux shampoo/polish.  $75: 120 button Hohne: accor-  dian. $250: ladies' golf clubs,  bag. cart, used twice. $250:  poker table. 8 player, tell top,  $100: adding machine.  886-9890. II  Maylag   portable  dishwasher  Near new. exc. cond. 886-2263.  12  Used Viking range top. $50:  Built-in Chambers dishwasher.  $75; Thomas Playmate Electronic  organ. $200. 885-4466 days.  885-9874 evenings. #2  5 Michelin WKA. All Season  radials, P205 70R15 with 80%  tread. Best oiler. 886-7641  II  Witirbedi  Two pine super single walerbeds.  As new. One four poster, one  with shell. $125 each. Phone  886-9137 or 886-3558. 12  Small fridge, good condilion lor  $50.886-2095 It  Four 185/70 R14 steel belled  radial winter tires on rims. Like  new. $275 set. Many other items  lor sale. 885-3979 13  King size mattress and box spring. Grange Chiropractic. $200.  886-3441. 11  4 Goodyear, M Season Radials,  P-155/80 R13 on Toyota rims off  75 wagon with 80 per cent tread  $100. 4 Toyota 15" 6 bolt truck  rims $40. 4 Drawer lateral filing  cabinet 5t"Hx36Wx18D $80.  886-4930. It  Sofa & chair, new dark olive  leather. Value $3200 asking  $2495. 886-8934 between 6-7  pm. 11  For dry firewood next imon buy  now. balsam, hemlock, cypress,  lir, split and delivered, $95 cord.  885-5032 II  Gold colour Moffat stove, gd.  cond ��� 5100.885-5032.        II  Com. 64C like new. col. Mon.  400+ games extras, great Xmas  gilt. 8K6-3809. It  Williams piano, exc. cond.. current appraisal of $1200.  885-3335 11  4 yr. old Holpoint range, self  cleaning oven, must sell. $525  0B0; older dryer, runs well. $90  080; 10 sp. boy's Norco bike.  $100: mounlain bike. $175  885-7429 II  Firewood, well seasoned,  measured cords, pari or full  loads 885-2373. II  2 lishlmders, and one boat compass, like new. 683-9990.     II  18a.  Heavy  Equipment  BOOCAT 0  MINI EXCAVATOR  FOR RENT  Attachments available  DAY. WEEK, MONTH  806-0538  Good quality ski stuff. Blizzard  skis with bindings 175crr. $80;  Childs' skis with bindings  160cm. $35: Chllds'skis 155cm  $25; Dynastar skis w/0 bindings. 170cm; Various boots,  two mens' size 8s $10 and $25'  Child size 4; ladies size 6'/i:  Also, fish aquarium equipment,  pumps etc.. best offer.  866-2543. ��  Two kerosene heaters, thermostat & fan controlled. Hardly  used, new $450 sell $150 each.  886-3730. *\  Fisher 'Baby Bear' woodstove.  Good condition, asking $350.  OBO. 883-9450. 11  Slazenger tennis raquet with  guard, men's $15. Ladles white,  size to ski pants. $75.  863-9230. ��  Chlldrens art classes, limited  space 885-2169 after 6 pm.  13  Brown, stained pine dining room  suite, $650; technics stereo components, amplifier, cassette  deck, tuner, $200 each. Professional recording Walkman, $300;  Wifa skates, size 3, $100.  806-8470. ��  Near new snow tires, steel radials  P155/80R13, $75 pr. 885-7424.  13  Niw 3 Ion engine hoist,  knockdown style. $500 Cost  $1200.865-224* #4ss  Wdl buy non-working or used ma-  lor appliances. 885-7897.      13  CASH PAID  For Some Cars and Trucks  Dead Car Removal  Abu Uiid Auto Parts  ind Towing  866-2020  TFN  1979 Ford T/bird. lots of new  parts, $1900 OBO. 885-1943.  I02sr  83 Olds Omega. 2 Dr. auto,  $3000 OBO. 885-3790.     I52sr  '82 Volvo SW. Overdrive, exc.  condition. Inside & out. $7500.  885-3790. |52sr  1986 Ford Tempo $4700 OBO.  883-2906. I52sr  1985 Toyota Tercel, auto., good  cond. $6500. 885-4520. eves.  ��2sr  1977 Chevy deluxe Nomad van,  captains' seats, needs work,  parts. 885-2207. I52sr  Used Camaro T-Top, $495 for the  set, with covers 866-9500  anytime. I02sr  '74 Mercury station wagon, auto,  new exhaust system, new  radiator, new water pump. Good  condition $795. 886-9500  anytime. !02sr  '76Buick2dr.,P/S,P/B,aulo���  red, $750 OBO. 886-4568. I02sr  1985 Fiero SE, excellent con.,  new clutch & brakes, loaded.  $6850 OBO. 885-5263. 11  1971 Chev window van, UFIX or  lor PARTS, $200 firm. Call  1-649-4050 collect (cellular,  Rbls.Ck.)aft.2pm. TFNs  '79 Chevette. Runs good, no  rust. $1200.888-2028.       101  '90 Chevta Sprint, 2 dr., 6400  kms. FW Drive, silver grey/pin  sniping, $7600. 086-0349 or  806-7700. It  1984 Cadillac Eldorado Biaritz..  Loaded. 53.000 miles. $10,250  Will   deliver.   854-5153.   Abbotsford 12  1963 Buick Riviera reduced to  $5750. 1978 21V kit companion reduced to $5750.  885-7553. 12  Mazda MX6 GT, turbo, 5 speed,  power sunroof, am/lm stereo,  cassette, equalizer. A/C plus  more. 79.000 km. $15,900.  886-7572. 13  1900 Chrysler New Yorker.  Economical 318 angina, p/i,  p/b, air conditioned. Car comfortably sails 6 adults. $4950 open  to often. Phase phone 006-7184  evenings. 13  82' Toyota Mirage 7" lift, alarm.  CB. rollbar & canopy call after 5  pm. 886-4994 or 6-4995.       13  1968 Valiant. Some rust, running  condition. $200 886-2999.  II  2 Self Serve* 5  \ Auto Parts \  4 ��� FULL SERVICE AVAILABLE J  4   ��� Car, Truck, 4x4       d  4 ��� Over 300 vehicles A  A      COASTLINE      5  5 USED AUTO PARTS 5  5    1178 Stewart Rd.     8  J >& 886-7227 jsA  f      'i OPEN SUNDAYS    So    f  ��!>%%'���,%%%%%  Late 1988 Mustang LX 5L.  43,000k, grey. Perfect condilion.  $10,500.886-7955. 11  Power and economy, 1985 Ford  compact, high output 302.  $3900.885-7167. 13  1984 Ford Escort wagon, low  mileage, Government inspection.  $3900.885-7167. 13  76 Honda Civic, only $700, no  time to waste, call now! Anna  886-2108. #03sr  Sacrifice. 1967 California style  bug. New 1800cc motor: race  cam: dual Weber carbs: quick  shifter; 300 k on engine; custom  paint & mags $2500 Firm.  885-3865. I03sr  '82 Olds Omega. 6 cyl.. 4 dr..  $3300 OBO. Phone 886-7853.  I03sr  Special inlerest, 1964. 2 door.  Pontiac Parisienne, power glide.  57.435 original miles. Very good  condilion. $3200.885-4764.   12  Campers  18' Holtdaire '73. exc. cond..  asking $4800 886-4813   I02sr  1972 single axle lighl weight  British Trailer. Sleeps 4. $2400.  886-8510 152s  Dodge Maxi Van De-Lux 1988.  13.368 km. Fridge, stove, oven,  furnace. Hush toilet, sink, awnings. A/C all powered. New  cond . $29,000 885-3789.  KMss  1977 Chev, raised roof van conversion, low miles. $6000  883-9110. I4ss  1976 Dodge 20' motorhome.  $9500. will lake trade.  883-9110. I4ss  '87 Dodge Dakota with cellular.  Make an oiler 886-8116   I02sr  1978 Ford F150 newly rebuill  engine, new brakes, bait.. lire;.  $3000 OBO. 885-5896 eves.  I02sr  1978 Ford 150. raised roof, VB.  automatic. PS. PB. $2000 OBO.  886-9626. ITFN  1969 3 ton Chevy flaldeck. exc.  run. cond.. needs inspection.  $3500.886-3001. *02sr  1984 Ford Ranger 4x4.  Mechanically sound. $7800 OBO  885-3553 or 885-9557.     I02sr  1980 F150 Truck, 351 with liner,  running board, rear bumper,  sliding rear window. Automatic,  new tires, new brakes, new  shocks $5000 firm. 886-8039.  I52sr  77 Ford ft Ion. no rust, runs  gd.. $1500 or best oiler.  886-2215 eves, or 885-3813.  TFNs  '62 Fargo 4x4 jeep, rebuilt '80.  heavy one ton 4x4 winch truck.  PTO winch, electric winch,  A-Frame, adjustable hitch, excellent all-round shape, spare  parts. $3000.885-5840.    103s  1980 Jeep Cherokee 4X4,  PS/PB, 360, 4 Bbl., gd. cond..  $3500 OBO. 886-8922.     I52ss  1979 GMC 1> Ton. Excel, cond.  $4000 OBO. 885-3931. 11  1987 GMC S-15. like new, deluxe  model. AM/FM. $7500.  885-5006. 11  1977 Chev. Van, 305-V8, rebuilt  automatic, sunroof, seats 5, good  cond. $950 OBO. 886-2111 days,  886-7520 eves. I2ss  KCKLTI  SUIffVS LTD.  Cipiiln Bill Murray  M.C.M.M.C.   M.N.A.M.S.  M.A.B.Y.C.   ��� Marine  Surveyors and Consultants  Ifflffl  20' Glasply cabin cruiser. 2'ft  yrs warranty on 115 hp Merc  O/B (new last Apr only 19 lUS  use). Incl. 8 5 Merc, kicker, new  canvas top. new depth sounder,  stove, icebox, bait lank,  $13,500 883 2779 #03sr  18' boat, deep haul I/O 4 cyl..  Volvo penla 280 Volvo leg.  $5000.886-8367 #52sr  Mobile Homes  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-30-40-50-70      HP  1989-1990 Evinrudes. Excellent  condition.   Lowes   Resort.  883-2456. TFN  Yesl There is a reliable local pro  pellor repair service. 885-5278.  TFN  'McBelh' 45' offshore ketch,  7000 Aulohelm. tracks accurate  courses, Irom Loran automatically Extra heavy steel construction,  examine slip BIO Gibsons  Marina. 886-2830. I52sr  1983 Campion 60 HP Mariner,  galvanized Highliner trailer, etc.  exc. cond.. $5900 firm.  886-8382. I52sr  24' Turner Classic, mahogany  with Chrysler hemi, well-  equipped wilh or without C  licence. 883-9555. ' I02sr  42' Cruise-a-home house boat,  sleeps 9. exc. cond.. $29,500  OBO. 885-1943. I02sr  M.V. Blacklist). 24' Owens, well  appointed large fish deck, Coast  Guard inspected, moorage, parking, hydro paid till Dec./90.  featuring new Swann auto, anchor pkg., new LMS, 200 w/  Loran C, new fenders & brackets,  mooring lines, new windows,  completely refinished hull and  swimgrid, new handrails, flush  mount Fishon rod holders (5)  FWC 318 Chrysler, 120 hrs. and  much more, $10,500. 885-7977.  I02sr  22'H/T cruiser. 225 OMCVHF,  sounder, bait tank, winch, head,  sink, stove, down riggers, rod  holders, trim tabs, 425 hours,  moorage till Aug. 91. $6200.  886-4690. #03sr  12ft'   Boston   Whaler   style.  comes with trailer, 20 HP Merc.  $1500 firm. 886-4733 evenings.  I52sr  1981 , ord Cube Van 14' insul.  fbr/glass box, 351, exc. cond.,  $7000 OBO. 885-6405. ��  ford F350 1 Ton dual wheel  pickup. 1982. VS. 4spd.. $8250.  Will deliver. 854-5153. Abbotsford. 12  1985 Ford Ranger, 4 cyl. 66,000  kilometres. Asking $4,500.  683-9359. #3  1977 Chevy Deluxe Nomad van,  parts only 885-2207. #4ss  76 Ford 150 4x4. Approx.  60,000 original miles. $1795.  806-3703. 11  14' C licenced fiberglass cod  boat. New motor. Call 883-9234.  I02sr  12' Lund aluminum boat. 9.8  Merc. Top condilion. $1400.  886-2500. I03sr  30' disp. cruiser. 340 Chry. dual  hyd. sir. live bait tank. VHF/CB.  stereo, sounder, $7950 OBO.  885-2814,885-2515        #52sr  18' Sangsler 120 hp r cyl. I/O  Sounder, trailer. Good cond.  $4250080.886-9047.      I52sr  19ft, Sangsler, 160 Johnson; EZ  loader trailer; skis; life jackets;  anchor: oars; inboard tanks plus  day tank $4500. 886-3001.  I03sr  11' 3 comp. hardwood floor inflatable boat. $1100. 885-4699  I52sr  BRAID HEW 14x70  STUKIMDFUTUKS  ��� Frost-Free Fridge  ��� Smoke Detector  ��� Deluxe Electric  Range & Hood Fan  ��� Double Stainless  Sink  ��� Outside Tap  ��� Dbl. Windows  With Screens  ��� Living Room &  Hall Carpet  ��� Curtains & Drapes  ��� 40 Gal. Hot Water  ��� Vaulted Ceilings  ��� Front Bay Window  ��� Front & Rear Door  Lights  You Don't Have To Pay  $46,000 Or $42,000  Or $38,000  Price Includes Sales Tax  Call or Write ON MM  Quality Modlle Homes  (Chilliwack) Ltd.  P.O. Box 76. 75IOVedUerRd  Sardis. BC V2R IAS  Eves  856-6642   858-3722  PROPERTY  MANAGEMENT  SERVICES  We will  ��� Screen potential renters  ��� Do moving-m inspection  ��� Arrange lor maintenance &  repairs  ��� Collect the rent & damage  deposit  ��� Disburse rent monies to  owner  ��� Do moving-out inspection  Avoid all the hassles and  problems, and lot just a.  pittance, call the Property  Management Expert, Stive  Sawyer al  GIBSONS  REALTY LTD.  886-2277  ADVERTISING  FOR TENANCY  New British Columbia legislation  prohibits advertising which  discriminates in the rental ol property. For example a person who  stipulates "no children'' as a  condition ot rental would be in  violation of the Family Status and  the Human Rights Acts The  landlord who places Ihe advertisement and the newspaper  which publishes it would both be  in contravention of the legislation  and could have a complaint tiled  against them. The Coast News  will therelore not accept such  discriminatory ads. TFN  Roberts Creek Hall avail.,  dances, parlies, weddings,  equipment rental. Yvonne  885-4610. TFN  E-Z-lMdar TriHeri Sales and  Service. Trades welcome.  883-1119. TFN  25' sailboat. Will trade for property full or part value. Abbotsford.  654-5153. 12  1982 21' Champion, exc. shape;  economical V6 I/O; comes with  depth Under; down rigger; VHF.  Lots ot extras. Tandem axle  trailer. Will trade boat plus cash  lor building lot. $12,000.  886-9490. ��ss  1989 Pacta 20' Whaler, 1989  75 hp Mariner. Warranty $6500.  083-9110. I4ss  1981 28' Tandem boat trailer,  $1500060.883-9110.       I4ss  1087 Sllverline IS' libreglass  hull, $500.883-9110.        *4ss  12x68' 1974 Paramount with  view, furnished, washer/dryer,  al Trailer Court. Sechelt. Leave  message al 885-9507. 13  2 bdrm. Alco 14x70 mobile in  Gibsons, complete wilh all skirting and deck to be moved, exc  shape. $29,000. For appointment  lo view call 545-1760.       #52ss  Spend your winters in the sun  near Palm Springs Secure, adult  park with pool, club house: 2  bathrooms; 2 bedrooms; living &  dining room: kitchen appliances:  completely lurnished: patio with  lurnifure; barbecue etc Jusl lurn  Ihe'key and you are ready to enjoy.'1 For more information call  885-4576. II  1973 12x60 Moduline Premier  trailer. 2 bedroom: stove; fridge:  washer: dryer; slorage shed;  large sundeck with addition  Close to Gibsons $28,000.  886-4919 evenings 13  Sechelt. Low  weekly rates 885-7844.        II  Davis Bay. Wilson Creek Hall  Available. Wheelchair facilities  885-2752.885-9863 16  Vacant 3 bdrm home. F/P, view,  lower Gibsons. $550 per mo.  921-7981 or 943-79"<.        152  Large modern 3 bdrm house  close to Davis Bay 2 bath, 4  appl. fireplace, fenced yard.  Avail Jan 1 885-5919.  885-4862 or 520-3200 12  West Sechelt. avail Feb. 1st. 3  Bedroom house (upper hall) live  appl. Reterences required 6-9  pm only 885-7622 or 266-6663  It  STORAGE  Heated, pallatized, gov't approved. Len Wray's Transfer Ltd.  886-2664 TFN  3 bdrm. executive home on Mission Point Rd 2700 sq.lt. $1000  per mo. Rets. reqd. 885-7262  aller6pm. 11  3 bdrm. waterfront house.  Garden Bay, laundry facilities.  new bathroom, fireplace.  $650/mo. 883-9446. II  Serviced RV sites lor rent or  lease, avail. Jan. 883-2149.  12  3 bdrm. immaculate home in  Davis Bay. $900/mo. Rels. req.  925-3949. 12  Cozy 3 bdrm. mobile on ft acre.  Redrootls area, avail, immed..  nice setting, $650/mo. Nick Pro-  ach 885-6340 or 885-3211.  11  2 Bedrooms modern, spacious,  home with hot tub. 885-3259  evenings or message. 11  1 Bedroom cottage, fully lurnished. suitable for 1 working person. Available immediately.  $475/mo., includes hydro.  886-8033. 12  Help Wanted  VOLUNTEER  OPPORTUNITIES  A Choosing eYellnelt  -Organization needs a person to do blood pressure  monitoring in Gibsons twice  a month. Good opportunity to  get involved.  Coordinate* al Fundraiikeg  PranatlM for a local  organization. This is an excellent opportunity to learn  new skills, meet new people  while working within a supportive service.  Arthritic Sell Help Program  will be training tacilitators  Jan 17. 18 & 19. More  facilitators can register.  Far these and mars appar  tunnies, plant contact UN  Volunteer Action Centre  885-5881.  A service funded by the  Ministry of Social Services  and Housing.  Large 2 storey 3 bdrm.  townhouse, convenient, central  Gibsons location, incl. appliances, avail. Feb. 1. $800.  alter 6 pm 886-3013. 12  PnTgsT]  J On All 1990 A  f4 Lot Stock }  j Call Collect f  Motorcycles  K  In Stock at  EN MAC  cticlc  Oil Filters. Batteries. Tires.  Riding Gear. etc.  ma Jay il 686-2031  1987 535 Yamaha Virago, exc  cond., 1000 kms., asking $2500  or trade. Phone 886-4690. I52sr  1983 Honda Shadow. 750 cc. tor  parts, $125 080.886-9066.  I52sr  1980 Yamaha 650 Special. Low  mileage, $690 or trade WHY.  883-2952. #03sr  '81 Kawi 1000J Header, good  rubber. Like new. Fast.  885-5492. I02sr  Responsible family requires  spacious home for long term rental. Rels. avail. $500 fo $600.  883-9463. 13  1 bdrm. semi-waterfront in lower  Gibsons. 886-2455. 12  Small cabin. Roberts Creek  waterfront, quiet, references,  $350. Avail, immediately  886-4584. 13  2 Bedroom suite. Roberts Creek  waterfront, secluded, lurnished if  desired, laundry, electric 8, wood  heat. Ouiel. References. Avail immediately $450. 886-4880.  13  3 Bedroom. 4 appl., 1'/: acres,  Feb 1st. $500 per month.  885-5623 after 6 pm. 13  Large 5 bdrm home, t 'h acres.  Roberts Creek. 2 woodstoves; 3  appliances; 2 full baths; master  suite upstairs. $1000 month, to  view call lance 866-3258 after 6  pm. 12  2 Bedroom rancher, 5 utll.,  workshop. Browning Road area.  $725. Relerences. Phone  736-3490 to view. II  1 Bedroom suite, fireplace.  skylight, lop floor. $600 plus  utilities. 885-9859. 11  Executive Roberts Creek house. 3  bedrooms. $800. Arthur  885-9859. 11  Desperately needed, babysitter  for after school 2:30 'til 3:30 in  Davis Bay area. 4 Days per week.  885-5722 leave message.      13  New 2 bdrm. townhouse in central Gibsons avail. Jan. t.  $875/mo. 886-4523 or  531-7313. 12  Comfortable waterfront living,  Sechelt. private rooms 8. bath,  living area, cooking facilities. TV.  utils. etc. incl., $375 and $350.  885-3409 or 591 -2655. 12  New house, 5 bedroom, on King  Road Gibsons, close to schools  and shopping. $1000 per month.  886-9250 call after 5 pm.  13  Furnished 1 bedroom, ocean  view, Granthams Available immediately. 988-9402. 12  Sleeping room Gibsons, water-  tront home, private bath.  988-9403. 12  2 Bedroom basement suite, furnished $500. Each room $350.  'ft month deposit. Lower Gibsons. 886-8641. 13  One female with dog & cat needs  roommate to share cozy furnished  2 bedroom house, lower glbsons.  Semi-walerfront with ocean view  $450 plus V: util. 886-3513.  13  Jolly Roger Inn Sacral Cow  2 Bedroom fully furnished  townhouse. Available immediately  $700 mo. 931-5591 Bob.       13  2 Bedroom waterlront house in  Tuwanek. Fridge, stove,  fireplaces. $700 mo.  1-435-7011. 11  Avail. Feb. 1st. new split level  family home. 3 bedrooms; \'k  baths; washer & dryer. Close to  beach. Sechelt area. $695.  1-228-8343. 11  3 bdrm. waterfront house,  Garden Bay, laundry facilities.  new bathroom, fireplace.  $650/mo.883-9446. II  3 bdrm. exec, duplex in Gibsons.  1600 sq. ft.. 2 baths, garage,  deck, fireplace, privacy. $850.  885-5114. II  1 bdrm. furn. suite, central Gibsons duplex. F/place, laundry.  $850 plus utll., 277-6205 eves.  Avail. Jan. 1. 12  3 bdrm. furn. suite, central Gibsons. View duplex, f/place,  sundeck, laundry. $850 plus util.  277-6205 eves. ��  Sunshine Ridge 1620 sq. ft.  brand new townhouse. 3 bdrm. 4  appl. $1000 per mo., 886-4680.  11  New position: Manager Bookkeeper lor fairly new 9-hole  regulation golf club in rural resort  area. Please submit resume to  Box 307. Madeira Park, BC. VON  2H0. 11  CDA needed. Occasional evenings 0 relief. Can Dr. Dan  Kingsbury, 8064939.      ITFN  We're looking for an experienced  chairside or CDA lo work 1 lo 2  days a week. Please call  885-2246. 11  Qualified ECE teacher, 3 mornings per week. Jane, 886-7610.  11  Roberts Creek house lo share,  lurnished. 885-9859. Arthur.  It  Shared accommodation. 3000 sq.  ft. house in Roberts Creek on 2.5  acres. Single mom & pets no problems, no smokers 886-2875.  13  New spacious 2 bedroom  townhouse, Central Gibsons. IVt  bathrooms. 4 appliances, 1500  sq. ft. $895/mo. Call 886-3313  or 531-0690 colled after 6 pm.  12  Waterfront home, Gibsons, 317  Gower Point Road, with moorage,  3 bedroom: 2 bath; living and  family room; large kitchen;  sauna; 2 fireplaces: covered  sundeck; 12x20' boathouse  Available immed.. $1100 per  month. 925-2107. 12  Furnished, 2 bedroom w/l home,  like new. Gibsons. $800.  886-7741,688-3773. 12  Waterlront, view 1 bedroom  suite. Pender Harbour $300 per  month. 883-9177, 883-2897.  14  2 Bedroom bungalow, garage,  Lower Gibsons. Avail, immediately $700 monthly 885-4816.  13  Room plus shared accommodation 886-4567. 13  2 Bedroom, basement, work  shop $450 plus utils. Rels.  883-9676. 13  Furnished 2 bedroom waterfront  home. 5-6 months. N/S. $600.  988-1233. 13  One bedroom apt., Lower Gibsons Opposite Marina, new  building, bright and cheerful.  $610. quiet and secure.  886-3420 13  Ffotesslonel Mini Storigi  New Building  886-6628  13  Avail. Feb 1st. 3 bedroom house,  unfln. basement. Close to school  & buses. Gibsons. $750/mo.  836-8271. 13  Help Wanted  New position: Manager Bookkeeper lor fairly new 9-hole  regulation golf club in rural resort  area Please submil resume to  Box 207. Madeira Park. BC, VON  2H0. II  OUTREACH WORKER, MENTAL  HEALTH. Temporary, lull-time  position to March 31/91, with  possible opportunity tor part-time  work to follow. Only thvfe with  post-secondary education in the  Menial Health Held and/or recent  related experience need apply.  Car essential. Must be able to  work independently and on a flexible schedule. Wage $10.50 per  hour. Deadline for applications:  January 9/91. Phone 885-5144.  11  Part-time Field Supervisor with  Home Support Agency. Must  have exceptional interpersonal  skills, be well-organized and able  to work independently. Must  have own car and be willing to  work flexible hours. Prelerence  given to those with post-  secondary education, supervisory  skills, training and related experience. Send resume with  hand-written covering letter to  Executive Director. Box 2420.  Sechelt. B.C. VON 3A0. Deadline  for applications: January 23/91.  12  Wanted - Experienced bookeeper  lor small business. Dulles include  A/P. A/R, G/L Payroll and  general office duties. Apply Harbour Publishing, Box 219,  Madeira Park, VON 2H0,       12  Responsible, female, non-smoker  tor kennel duties. Part-time  886-8568. ��  AVtIN  Like to pay off those Christmas  bills? Or take your family on a  trip? Join Avon and earn that extra cash! 980-7351. H  WaKroM  Bart��nd����rs A Cooks  Full or  Part-Tim*     C5    <^  PENINSULA 18.  Coast News, January 7,1991  Real estate and the GST  by Dave Mewhort  I don't know about you, but  here it is into January and I'm  still here. I seem to be surviving  the GST (so far.) Like it or not,  it appears that we'll all have little choice but to continue to survive the GST.  The GST build-up has been  incredible... as have been the  misconceptions. Confusion surrounding the GST particularly  as it applies to the Real Estate  Industry continues to build!  The purpose of this article is  not to be "for" or "against"  the GST, but rather to clarify  how it will work, in relation to  our real estate industry. I hope  it is helpful.  To understand the GST, we  need to remember the bottom  line. GST attempts lo lax the  final consumer, and only the  final consumer. For example, in  the production of a product like  a roof truss, ihe sawyer cuts the  wood and sells the lumber to a  truss company.  The truss company pays  seven per cent GST but gels it  100 per cent rebated. The  builder buys the truss and also  pays the seven per cent GST,  but again gets it 100 per cent  rebated. Then comes the final  consumer, who pays the seven  per cent GST... end of story.  All goods and services are taxed  in this way.  As it applies to Real Estate,  one should realize that used  houses and the resale of lots are  not taxable under the GST. On  the other hand, newly-created  lots (being sold for the first  lime) and brand new houses are  taxable under the GST. The  GST rale is seven per cent.  But before you get too  depressed, there are some rules  thai help soften the blow. First  of all, if you purchase a new  home and pay the seven per cent  GST, you are automatically  eligible for an immediate two  and a half per cent rebate! This  makes the net GST rate four  and a half per cent.  In addition, it should be  remembered thai the introduction of the GST came hand-in-  hand with the elimination of the  Federal Manufacturer's Sales  Tax (MST). This hidden lax applied to most building materials  in new homes and was applied  at a rale of 13.5 per cent. Since  materials comprise about 30 per  cent of the cost of a new home,  the MST that used to apply to a  $100,000 new home was about  $4000.  In other words, the materials  will cost $4000 less (to  somebody.) As to whether the  supplier actually charges less,  and as to whether the builder  actually saves money and  charges las... your guess is as  good as mine. Experience tells  me the net effect of GST will be  somewhere between one per  cent to four and a half per cent  depending again on if the  sawyer, wholesalers and other  "middle people" hide the  eliminated MST savings as additional profit, or actually reflect  these savings in lower prices.  If il works the way GST proponents tell us it will, then the  various sub-trades will lower  ihcir prices lo the builder, who  in turn will be able to lower  his/her price to the final consumer by $4000. Seeing is  believing!  This is getting more complicated than the GST manual!  Basically, it's simple... if you  buy a used house, .there's no  GST. If you buy a lot that has  been sold before, there's no  GST. If you buy a new lot or  home, you pay seven per cent  GST (but are eligible for a two  and half per cent rebate.) The  before GST price of this new  house should drop by about  four per cent (but may not.)  Crystal clear, right?  All-in-all, the impact of the  GST will be significant, but not  insurmountable. I can't believe  that very many people able to  spend $100,000 plus on a new  home will stay out of the market  because of the GST.  The Sunshine Coast is one of  the most beautiful places  anywhere, and we will continue  to attract our share of new  buyers. Of course, we are not  totally immune to global  economic realities, but I believe  wc will continue to fare well in  the new year. In this day and  age, the GST in real estate is the  least of our worries.  I wish all your readers a happy and prosperous new year...  GST or not.  Native land claim-  appointments made  Murray Coolican and Audrey  Stewart will represent the  federal government on the  recently established Task Force  to propose how to organize the  negotiation of BC native land  claims, the Honourable Tom  Siddon, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, announced Friday.  "Mr. Coolican and Ms.  Stewart bring to the table a vast  amount of experience,  understanding and expertise in  the comprehensive claims pro  cess," Siddon said. "I am very  pleased with their appointments  which reflect Canada's commitment to the speedy resolution of  claims in British Columbia."  Murray Coolican was the  chairman of the 1985 task force  which reviewed the comprehensive claims process and federal  government policy. He currently is vice-president of Eastern  Forestry Resources in Halifax.  He was formerly a vice-  president with National Sea  Products, Executive Director of  29.  Business &.  Home Services  RENOVATIONS 0 ADDITIONS  Free estimates  886-4903  13  HOUSE MOVINOt RAISING  Free estimates  886-4903  13  PEERLESS TREE       -g��  SERVICE LTD.  Topping ��� Limbing ��� Danger Tree  Removal,  Insured,  Guaranteed  Work. Free estimates. 885-2109.  TFN  Cetimic Tile  By houapr contract. Your tile or  ours. 885-6443. 102  Custom Sowing & Attentions  by qualified tailor. Fabric, fur &  leather. For appointment please  call 886-3175.886-7694 after 5  pm. 11  Bob and Denis Renovations, Additions, welding, decks, painting.  One call will do it all. 885-3617.  101  32.  Business  Opportunities  Business  Opportunities  the Canadian Arctic Resources  Committee and Special Assistant to the Honourable Robert  Stanfield.  Audrey Stewart has recently  been appointed as the federal  government's Acting Director  of BC Comprehensive Claims.  Her new responsibilities include  expanding the federal government's BC claims office to help  build the essential foundation  for satisfactory settlement of  BC land claims ��� an important  component of Canada's Native  Agenda   announced   by   the  32.  Business  Opportunities  RETAILER OPPORTUNITY  Chevron Canada Limited, one of British Columbia's leading retailers of motor  gasolines, offers a business opportunity to an individual interested in operating  a retail gasoline outlet in Gibsons.  Interested individuals should possess the following qualities:  Excellent interpersonal skills  An understanding of and ability to handle merchandising  An abundance of enthusiasm coupled with a commitment to  teamwork and customer service  Past and proven experience managing a retail business  Sound financing  The successful candidate will receive training in all aspects of the retail    ,  gasoline business.  Interested applicants are requested to apply in writing to:  Ctavron CAMdfi Ltd*  1500 ��� 1050 Waal Pender II. Vancouver, BC   V6E 3T4  Attention Marketing; AdmlniaUatlon  Appllcatloni may bo obtained by calling  (604) 668-5570 or 1-800-663-1914.  Prime Minister on September  25, 1990.  Canada, the province of BC  and the First Nations Congress  agreed last month to set up the  task force, which will assist all  three parties to define the scope  of claims negotiations in the  province; the process of  negotiation, including time  frames; and public education to  promote wider understanding  of the purpose and process involved in settling the comprehensive land claims of BC  Indian people. The task force is  to report at the end of June.  32.  Business  Opportunities  Opportunity lor Professionals.  Why are so many successful professionals, business people and  executives building Amway  businesses today? Could it be the  opportunity for financial security  and personal Independence? The  personal recognition that accompanies Individual achievement?  Or the chance to diversify without  giving up your present profession? Perhaps It's all ol these.  Start thinking about your future  -today. Call 885-7144 or  866-9479 lor the straightforward,  no-nonsense facts about the Amway business opportunity, no  obligation, ol course. 13  Notice is hereby given that an application will be made to the  Director of Vital Statistics lor a  change of name pursuant to the  provisions ol Ihe "Name Act" by  me: Susan Mason, General  Delivery VON 2W0 to change my  name to: AI|ou Sus. Almee; my  sons' names, Jesse James Gary  Mason lo Jesse James Almee;  Willee Ace Charles Mason to  Willee Ace Almee. Dated January  4,1991. 11  Kitchens t Bathrooms  Complete renovations, large or  small,   custom   cabinets.  Estimates 885-3259. 13  Custom Sowing t. Attention!  by qualified tailor. Fabric, fur &  leather. For appoinment please  call 886-3175. after 5 pm call  886-7694. ��  Handyman  Painting, carpentry, haul-away,  odd |obs. Call Derek at 886-3411.  13  Work Wanted  Home  PROFESSIONAL  STEAM CLEANING  Carpils ,ft.���  Upholstery  POWERFUL TRUCK-MOUNTED  EQUIPMENT  BEST POSSIBLE RESULTS  CHERISHED  CARPET CARE  886-3823  4 MVttKM Of KEN MUMS  Framing crew available, air  equipped. Phone aft. 6pm.  886-7830. TFN  Merchant const, available for new  home construction and renovations. 886-8143. 12  Qualify wood-working, kitchen  cabinets, renovations, additions,  heaping, tractor services.  128/hr. 865-4832. #1  Work Wanted  Conslruction labour, clean-ups.  garbage removal or WHY  No  job loo small. Craig 885-6346.  101  Do you need any cleaning done?  Call Marian al 886-8257.       13  Mana'i Loving Home Carl  Reliable nanny & housekeeper  available. Reference;. 885-4112.  13  Carpenter avail, lor renovation,  additions, repairs, minor plumbing & electrical. References. Call  Stewart al 885-6140. 16  Contract fruit tree pruning. Free  estimates. Now's the time.  885-6444. 13  Child Care  Mature caring nanny lor 4 & 6  year olds. 886-9585. 13  Student with truck will do small  move jobs and clean up.  fVaasonabk) rates. Discount for  sanlors. CHI Ken 886-8895.  13  Handyman: Carptntry, drywatl,  PHntlng,  hauling.  Satisfaction  guaranteed. Alan 886-8741 evenings.  n  Merchant construction, top quality work. Framing, siding,  finishing. References available  Hob866-8143. |3  Molly Mouse Daycare spaces  available. 18 months lo school  age. Fun filled caring environment with ECE certified staff.  13  Mother will babysit in her Setma  Park home. Mon. to Fri.  885-6375. #1  Baby sitter wanted for 5 yr. old. 5  days per week. Rels. reqd.  885-7605. 12  Caring sifter needed for 4 mo. old  2 days per week, Thurs. & Sat.,  4 hrs. per day. 686-4532.  #2  Caregiving as a career: Interested  in becoming a caregiver in your  home or the home of a child?  Contact North Shore Day Care  Registry. 885-6323. 13  Babysitter needed, tour month  old baby boy. Wed., Thurs. mornings. Phone Lora 683-9550.  PROPOSED SILVICULTURE  PRESCRIPTION  Notice of pre-harvest silviculture prescription, pursuant to  Section 3 ol the silviculture regulations. The following area  has a proposed prescription that will apply if approval is obtained Irom the Ministry ol Forests. The proposed prescription will be available lor viewing until March 7th, 1991 al Ihe  location noted below, during regular working hours.  To ensure consideration, any written comments must be  made to William Markvoort, R.P.F. E.R. Probyn Ltd., 450  -625 Agnes Street, New Westminster, B.C. V3M 5Y4, by the  above date.  TIMBER SALE LICENSE 420503  Cutting  Permit  Blocks  1 & 2  3  Location  Sechelt Peninsula  Sechelt Peninsula  Area  (ha)  11.9  12.0  Amendment  Take notice lhat Wlllard Fraser Miles, ol West Vancouver,  B.C., Professional Engineer (rel'd.) Intends to make application to the Ministry ol Crown Lands regional office In Burnaby,  BC, lor a License ol Occupation ot land situated in Secret  Cove, BC, fronting Ihe west boundary ol Lot 9, DL 2309, Plan  10602, GP1NWD per sketch attached, dated July 26,1990,  and signed W.F. Miles and containing 0.033 hectare. Required lor private small boat moorage. Signed W.F. Miles,  File No. 2405116.  Dated December 31,1990  f  Picture Yourself  for Your  Valentine  BRING IN THIS AD  for a reduction of  $10.00 OFF  the regular sitting fee.  Make-up extra.  No other discounts apply.  Offer good till  end of February 1991.  TED PETERS  PHOTOGRAPHY  Call 886-2521 for booking  A Happy New Year I  To All  M^THRIFTY'S  HELP THE  GIBSONS  886-2488 or Box S98  Jin. 9th  Any way you Slice it  the Classifieds bring results  ��� ��      I       *      9      4  MONDAY, Jmuiry 7th, 1991  Peoptai Law School Talk by Hugh Jones - Wills & Estates regarding mentally ill. Coast Garibaldi Health Unit, 494 S. Fletcher,  7:00 pm, sponsored by Sechelt Mental Health F.O.S.  TUESDAY, January 8th, 1991  Fly Tying - 7 to 9 pm, tive week fly tying course with noted expert  John Alvarez. Cost $25 plus supplies, children welcome. For into  phone Rockwood at 885-2522.  Sunshine Coast Art Centre - Reminder to the clients of the Art Rental & Sales. This month we will be open today (Tues.) 2:00 to 4:00  & 6:00 to 8:00. February we will be back to our usual first Tuesday of every month. Come and choose a new picture for a New  Year from our selection of Coast artists' works.  WEDNESDAY, January 9th, 1991  Elphlmtone Elector's Association - General meeting at 7:30 pm,  Cedar Grove Elementary. All Area E residents welcome and urged  to attend.  FRIDAY, January 11th, 1991  The Sechelt Marsh Protection Society - monthly meeting at 7:30  pm at the Sechelt Art Centre. Guest speaker Kevin Ball for Lynn  Valley Ecology Centre. Topic, Predators of the Coast.  SATURDAY, January 12th, 1991  Slide Show ��� Madeira, 7:30 pm, of the Canary Islands and Morocco at St. Hilda's Church Hall. Donations will be sent to Operation  Eyesight Universal and any discarded eyeglasses will be collected.  There will be refreshments served at the break by the A.C.W. of  St. Hilda's  SUNDAY, January 13th, 1991  Sunshine Coast Stamp Club - will be holding its meeting at 7:30  pm, 5648 Dolphin Street, Sechelt across from police station for  more information phone after 6 pm, 885-3381. All new and old  members welcome.  Sunshine Coast Liberal Associal - will be holding their annual  general meeting at the Pebbles Restaurant. The meeting will be a  brunch and starts at 12:30. Please mark this on your calendar - it  will be a very important meeting! For further information please  call 885-2239.  MONDAY, January 14th, 1991  Sechelt Branch of St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary - annual general  meeting at 11 am at Driftwood Inn. Please get your ticket from  Erlka at 885-5775.  Sunshlna Coast Peace Committee - welcomes everyone to its  meeting at 7:30 pm in Roberts Creek School library.  Refreshments.  The Sechelt Branch ol the Hospital Auxiliary ��� Annual General  Meeting at 11 am at the Driftwood Inn. Get your ticket from Erlka,  885-5775 earliest possible.  Sechelt Preschoolt' Oeneral Meeting - 7:30 pm at the Preschool.  All members must attend!  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary - Regular monthly meeting of the  Roberts Creek branch at 10:30 am at Roberts Creek Legion Hall.  New members always welcome.  Water Colour Painting - for beginners with Richard Lugg, choice of  classes, Mon. mornings 9 am to 12 noon starting Jan. 14 or  Thurs. evenings 7:30 to 10:30 starting Jan 17th. Cost $85 plus  supplies for 10 lessons. For info call Rockwood at 885-2522.  TUESDAY, January 18th, 1991  Yege - 7 to 9 pm, Yoga with Carol Brophy to promote health,  mobility and well being. For 10 weeks, $60. For more info call  Rockwood at 885-2522.  Shorncllffe Auxiliary ��� monthly meeting, at 1:30 pm in the Board  Room at Shorncllffe.  WEDNESDAY, January 18th, 1991  CatheHc Women's League - Monthly meeting at 7:30 pm at Holy  Family Parish Hall, Sechelt.  WEDNESDAY, January 23rd, 1991  Oibsons District Public Library - Annual General Meeting, 7:30 pm  in the Marine Room.  MISCELLANEOUS  ���bib Central CtMc at Coast Garibaldi Health Unit, 494 S. Fletcher,  Gibsons every Thurs. from 7 to 8 pm. Everyone welcome. The usual prize of $5 will be awarded to the first comet entry  drawn which locates the above. Send your entries to reach Hie  Coast Newt, Box 460, Gibsons by Saturday of next week. The  December 24 winners were Ken and Sandra Sneddon, S51S Denby  Rd., West Sechelt who correctly guessed Ihe light at the end of their  driveway.  Support Amnesty  card campaign  Coast News, January 7,1991  19.  by Shirley Hal  "They wrote a thousand letters demanding that I be taken  to a doctor. Eventually the  government became very tired  of those letters. I was dragged  out of my solitary confinement  cell by the officer in charge of  the prison and taken to his office.  There were boxes of letters.  He was very mad. "Do you see  all these boxes?" he asked.  "How did these people know  that you are sick?"...  But you cannot imagine how  strong I became. For the first  time 1 had courage... knowing  that there are people, there are  human beings somewhere, people who love freedom, people  who would fight for freedom,  for justice. That letter you  write, that two-minute letter  you write to a prisoner or a  government has a lot of  impact...  I was dying and you saved  me. It was your letter."  Those are the words of  Maina wa Kinyatti, a former  prisoner of conscience in  Kenya.  The Sunshine Coast Amnesty  Group, along with several  classes of school children in the  district, is participating in this  campaign. We will be sending  greetings to selected prisoners  this month. These prisoners include men and women who  have been imprisoned for a  variety of reasons but all are  prisoners of conscience, i.e.  they have neither used nor advocated violence.  We will also be sending  greetings to the Grandmothers  of Plaza de Mayo in Argentina.  This is a group of grandmothers  who banded together in 1977 to  locate their missing grandchildren.  Anyone who would like to  participate in this year's greeting  card campaign is invited to attend Amnesty International's  meeting on Wednesday,  January 16, at 7 pm, at Sechelt  Elementary.  Or we can mail the information to you if you are unable to  get lo the meeting. Call Shirley  Hall at 883-1154 or Roger  Legasse at 885-7143. The  deadline for sending greetings is  January 31st.  SECHELT INDIAN  GOVERNMENT  DISTRICT  BUILDING PERMITS  HI INSPECTIONS  Please take notice that building permits are now  required for all new construction and additions,  removals and demolitions within the Sechelt Indian Government District.  Such permits and related inspection services are  available from the Sunshine Coast Regional  District. Applicants must obtain a letter from the  Sechelt Indian Band approving the permit as required under their lease with the band.  Copies of Building Law No. 3 are available from  the offices of The Sunshine Coast Regional  District or The Sechelt Indian Government District.  Harold L. Fletcher  Administrator  December 13,1990  #NE Q>  '������,!'<"*  ���  h d\��  Sunshine Coast Regional District  BULLETIN BOARD  Upcoming Meetings:  ��� Foreshore Advisory Task Force  Tuesday, January 8th at 9:00 a.m.  - Outdoor Recreation Committee  Tuesday, January 8th at 6:45 p.m.  ��� Provincial Emergency Program  Thursday, January 10th at 3:00 p.m.  - Regular Board  Thursday, January 10th at 7:30 p.m.  Annual Flushing Program  We are commencinp our annual flushing program  from January 7th f ,'anuary 11th in Gower Point  and Roberts Creek areas.  You may experience short periods of low water  pressure and/or sediments in the water for brief  periods of time. The water is safe to drink.  For weekend emergencies between 8 - 4, call  885-5213.  Thank you for your co-operation.  S. Lehmann  Works Superintendent  1991  DOG  TAGS  1991 Dog Tags are now REQUIRED for all dogs in  Electoral Areas "B", "D", "E" and "F". They may  be purchased for the sum of $5.00 at the Regional  District Office at 5477 Wharf Road, Sechelt and  the Town of Gibsons Office at 474 S. Fletcher  Road, Gibsons.  The Dog Bylaw Enforcement Officer may be contacted by leaving a message at 885-2261.  a  if  ATTENTION  Residents Using  Regional Garbage Collection  The Regional District will be enforcing the Garbage Collection and Disposal By-law No. 22 which  states:  "Every owner or occupier of premises shall  provide sufficient containers in which to  deposit garbage and permit the same to be  collected  and  disposed  of.  The  said  containers  shall  be of  standard  size  (approximately 16x22) and shall be of the  type manufactured from  light weight  galvanized sheeting or heavy plastic with  close fitting lid as sold in retail outlets as  garbage cans." tj^i, --j^ y  ��� Arts Liaison and Support Committee  Friday, January 11th at 2:00 p.m.  - Public Utilities Committee  Thursday, January 17th at 7:30 p.m.  ��� Planning Committee  Thursday, January 17th to follow Public  Utilities  ELECTORAL AREA "A"  PROPOSED  ZONING BYLAW  Open House  Public Information Meeting  Royal Canadian Legion  Madeira Park, B.C.  January 15,1991  Open House: 2:00 ��� 5:00 p.m.  Public Meeting: 7:30 p.m.  Residents of Electoral Area "A" are invited to an  open house and public information meeting to  view and discuss proposed Zoning Bylaw 337. The  main purpose of the new zoning bylaw is to improve the clarity of existing zoning regulations.  Another major purpose of the proposed bylaw is  to provide more certainty about land use by refining the bylaw's residential zone designations to  more accurately reflect present land use. The intent is to recognize all existing uses with appropriate zoning that will allow existing uses to  continue.  For further information, please contact the SCRD  Planning Department at 885-2261.  Mintie Road  Foreshore Lease  Commencing at south east corner of Lot 1, Block  K, Plan 22458, District Lot 1638, Group 1, N.W.D.,  being the point on the high water mark of Halfmoon Bay; thence, northerly, along the east boundary of said Lot 1 to the north east corner thereof;  thence, northeasterly, along a straight line to the  north west corner of Lot 2, Block J, Plan 8046,  District Lot 1638; thence, southeasterly along the  high water mark of Halfmoon Bay for 33 metres;  thence, south 56' west to a point due south of the  point of commencemerit; ;hencu, north to the  point of commencement.  L:J>  /  ���MM MUD FMHIItMf ACCEtl  IIUflM  ���*  note  HALFMOON BAY  885-2261  .  NOTICE  TO ALL S.C.ReD^  WATER USERS  Please be advised that it is the water users  responsibility to have proper equipment in place  to protect hot water tanks and appliances in case  of water supply interruptions.  Section 6.1.12 (1) of the B.C. Plumbing Code, requires that all hot water tanks be equipped with a  vacuum relief valve, pressure relief valve and  temperature relief valve. This vacuum relief valve  will effectively stop back siphonage from your hot  water tank in the event of a water supply interruption.  A check valve is also required under Section  6.1.10 of the B.C. Plumbing Code at the building  end of a water service pipe where the pipe is made  of plastic that is suitable for cold water use only.  The Sunshine Coast  ���Regional District will not be  [responsible for any damages  ���caused to hot water tanks or  [appliances due to a water  I service interruption.  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:  1. "Sunshine Coast Regional District Zoning  Amendment Bylaw No. 310.7,1990";  2. The intent of Bylaw 310.7 Is to Introduce a  provision for use of a mobile home or  recreational vehicle as accommodation during construction of a residence in residential and rural zones.  The public hearing will be held at 7:00 p.m. on  Thursday, January 24,1991 at the Sunshine Coast  Regional District Office, 5477 Wharf Road,  Sechelt, B.C. All persons who deem their interest  in property to be affected by the proposed bylaw  shall be herein afforded an opportunity to be  heard on matters contained therein.  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 Street, Sechelt, B.C. during office hours,  namely 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 January 7, 1991 up to and including  January 24,1991.  Mr. L Jardine  Secretary  Sunshine Coast Regional District  Box 800, Sechelt, B.C. VON SAO  Telephone: 885-2261 20.  Coast News, January 7,1991  Pay your order  during this sale  DeVries will  GSTH!  LARGEST  JANUARY  CLEARANCE SALE EVER!  BEST PRICES on  Floor Mats, Ribbed Runners,  Commercial Carpets  and Vinyls  Up to 6 weeks  FREE STORAGE  of your flooring  purchase.       i��,g  EVERYTHING  in stock is ON SALE!  Over 100 Full Rolls of Carpet  Over 200 Roll Ends of Carpet  Over 140 Rolls of Vinyl  TOPPERS for your vertical and pleated  shades at HALF PRICE!  Choose from Peach, Rose, Mint or White in  four fresh, exciting styles.  PRETTY PR1SC1LLAS in country lace  and delicate voile, both in White & Ecru.  HALF PRICE1  WASHABLE VERTICALS ��� Patio  door sizes in stock, 84"x84". Six only, in  gray/beige tweed, at HALF PRICE!!  "^_      ^ . p C  MAKING HOMES BEAUTIFUL FOR 34 YEARS  DCVKItb        709 Hwy. 101, Gibsons 886-7112  Open 9-5, Mon. - Sat.  mtmmammtmfmamm

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