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 VHSIDEl  ���EDITORIAL/OPINION  ���CC  BS(   LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY  Parliament Buildings  aLE    Victoria, B.C. VSV 1X4  91.8  ^*-| THE SUNSHINE-  Coast  ���SPORTS  ���CLASSIFIEDS  Pige.6  Pig* 20  Published on the Sunshine Coast  28' per copy on news stands   SEWWNgThCSU^hSTcO^ST SINCE 1945  WITCH  OUT FOR  DETAILS OP  AN EXCITING  NEW  CONTEST IN  NEXT  WEEK'S  PAPER.  March 11,1991 Volume 45 Issue 10  Ferry showdown in Gibsons  MESSAGE FROM  THE PUBLISHER  Last week my appointment us Publisher of the  Coast News wis announced by John Burnside. A  lot has transpired In Ihe Intervening seven days,  mum overt indications of which you might have  noticed while reading your paper.  As you will, I'm sure, find readily apparent,  there are a number of additional new design and  format changes in evidence Ihis week as well.  As the song goes, "We Have Only Just Begun."  The gradual transformation of the oldest, most  respected newspaper on the Sunshine Coast his  already hid ��� profound impact on those of us who  labour, with much love, lo put It oul each Monday.  During the coming weeks there will be miny  other exciting, provocative changes introduced  within the pages of the Court News, and obviously  we hope Ihey meet with your enthusiastic approval.  After ill, these changes have all been designed���if  you'll pardon the pun���to do nothing less thin  enhance and nuke easier and more enjoyable your  weekly ritual of "doing the News."  Last week in this space we also announced the  debut of a provocative new addition to the Coasl  News family, i publication with the refreshingly  direct name of Coist Life.  This innovative, 'lifestyle* weekly, a tabloid with  i difference in terms of quality, entertainment  vihie, wd sheer readability, will complement Ihe  venerable Coast News and, we trust, come to take  Ka place along with Ihe News in your esteem.  Com Life will range far afield to provide Sunshine Coasters Uke yourself with a wide variety of  feature articles, columns, new fertlon (an aspect  watch parUculariy excites me), news, sports, aad  'coverage.  For example, on a weekly basis, Coasl Life will  include a "What's On?" calendar, video, book,  music and film reviews (from Ihe big screen, lhal  is), as well as late-breaking news and editorial comment and opinion.  Featured monthly will be such lifestyle areas as  Fashion Home Decor, Seniors Living, Vroom lo  Move! (can, nitch), Gourmet Cooking & Dining,  Travel, the Arts, and Nature of the Coasl. Coasl  Life will also present within its pages the works of  Ihe Coast's most accomplished and respected  writers, photographers and artists.  I have asked Coasl News Editor, Jan Michael  Sherman, to become Editor of Coast Lire and,  happily, he has accepted ihe challenge.  I am counting on Jan Michael to bring to our  new "baby" the same infectious enthusiasm,  original and idiosyncratic writing style, and sheer  creative vitality he has lent to Ihe News during Ihe  past eight months. In my opinion, he and Coasl  Life were made for each other.  In Ihe very near future I will be announcing the  publication date for the very first issue of Coast  Ufe. Personally, I'd Uke to put it out next week, (a  Ml of wishful thinking reflecting my belief in its  Prospects), but its lime will come.  And you'll be the first to know when that time  by Jan Michael Sherman  Immediately following last  Thursday's apparently definitive announcement that a  passenger-only ferry service will  indeed be coming to Gibsons,  Mayor Eric Small contacted Dr.  Stuart Vinnels, head of Island  Development Group Ltd.,  which was awarded the contract.  "1 said 'hey, you're the winner of the lottery'," Small said  with a laugh. "He didn't give  me much information over the  phone���aside from saying that  he'd not made any (final)  arrangements about landing  facilities and infrastructure."  The upshot of the conversation, according to Small, was  that Vinnels will be coming to  Gibsons from Victoria  sometime this week to meet with  the mayor and discuss the new  ferry service which has stirred  up much controversy not only  in Gibsons, but all along the  Sunshine Coast.  According to the Department  Of Transportation and  "Highways, Vinnels' group has  been given approval to operate  a "fast passenger-only ferry service between Gibsons, Bowen  Island, and Burrard Inlet." The  announcement was made in the  names of Minister Rita  Johnston, John Reynolds  (MLA for Wesl Vancouver-  Howe Sound), and Mackenzie  MLA Harold Long. Only two  and a half weeks ago, at a Ferry  *rrrum, held in Gibsons, Long  rJenjed knowing anything about  a.contract having been awarded, despite credible reports to  the contrary by CBC and other  media outlets.  Island Development Group  Ltd. plans to have a single,  200-plus passenger, 30-knot  vessel in service by May, with a  second craft by September. The  operator is preparing a schedule  that would see two vessels pro-  "Ttiere's no  place for people to (ark,"  Gibsons'  Mayor, Eric  Small.  Joel Johnstone  photo  viding 12 round trips a day between Gibsons and downtown  Vancouver with a travel time of  under an hour each way.  Mayor Small is already considering how to deal with possible problems arising for the  Town with the advent of the  new service, despite the fact that  Vinnels informed him lhat  "Langdale hasn't been (totally)  ruled out."  "I don't have to be considered when it comes to using  the Government Dock," Small  observed, "But I do when it  comes to things like untenable  traffic jams at the end of the  wharf," he added emphatically.  "There's no place for people  to park," Small said in  reference to the wharf itself,  adding thai Gibsons had few  enough parking spaces as it is,  without having to somehow accommodate   the   number   of  commuter cars anticipated.  "What happens to the people  standing out in the rain with no  protection or place to go to the  bathroom? " Small asked  rhetorically. "These are the  kinds of problems that have to  be addressed���and addressed  fast if they're going to start in  May."  When asked what the Town's  response might be should he not  receive satisfactory input at his  meeting with Vinnels, Small  replied lhat "I don't waiii.tn he  confrontational. Lei's keep an  open mind and sec whal he has  to say."  Referring back to his phone  conversation with Dr. Vinnels,  Small noted,"We didn'i discuss  how much he is going to charge  (for the ferry) or how he plans  to attract the riders lie's going to  need���but it's a question in my  mind."  SCEPP bolts LRUP  Group slams process  by Rose Nicholson  The Sunshine Coast Environmental Protection Project  (SCEPP) has withdrawn from  the Local Resource Use Plan  (LRUP) studies of the  Tetrahedron Plateau following  the February 27 meeting.  The LRUP study, initialed by  Ihe Ministry of Forests in  response to public pressure  about logging in the Tetrahedron, was set up to examine  all aspects of forest use, including logging, recreation,  wildlife and environmental concerns.  The approximately 30  members of the LRUP Committee are drawn from provincial ministries, industry, and  several environmental and community groups.  SCEPP representative Ken  Hunter was critical of the  LRUP process, maintaining  that "decisions reached ...will  not be binding ... and can be  overturned within the Ministry  of Forests...and that all interests  of the committee representatives  are not equally protected."  "The committee is asking us  to discuss land use of an area as  it is being logged," said Hunter.  "Basically, we believe lhat we  would be supporting a seriously  flawed, non-decision making  process by continuing to participate in the Tetrahedron  LRUP," added SCEPP  organizer Carole Rubin.  In a conversation with the  Cottrt News, Forestry official  Barry Miller, chairman of the  LRUP, stressed that his  Ministry would take very  seriously any recommendations  that come out of the LRUP.  "I'm concerned that if  groups pull out we'll loose a  critical ingredient in the  process," he said. "If too many  left it would scuttle the whole  process."  But Rubin is highly critical ol  the LRUP process. "To be a  good negotiation process," she  said, "...certain things need to  be set in. The chair should be  mutually agreed on by the  stakeholders, and ideally should  not be a stakeholder him/ or  her/self...so as not to be  coming from a point of view of  one or the other side of the  argument."  She is also dissatisfied with  the time frame set for the current negotiations. "In setting up  the process, there should be an  agreement to work on it for as  long as it takes to resolve the  dispute, or as long as the group  is willing to work on it.  "LRUPs are run by the  Ministry of Forests under tbe  Forest Act, and I just don't  think that's a good idea."  Rubin also pointed out lhal  LRUP members from Forestry  and industry have iheir expenses  paid for participating in the  meetings, but members from  environmental groups are all  volunteers and have no such  financial backing.  "Funding should be made  available by the Ministry.  That's usually what happens. In  the process lhal I've just finished working on with the federal  Agriculture Ministry, representatives from industry were not  paid, but representatives from  non-profit environmental  organizations were paid an  honorarium to be at the table,  and all of their expenses were  covered."  But Rubin has not written off  the LRUP. "If we could have  assurances, in writing, from the  Minister thai this LRUP's decisions would be binding, and  until the process was finished,  no cutting would take place in  the area under discussion, we'd  be back at the table in a flash."  Although the study officially  started last June, because of  serious   forest  fire  problems  during the summer, very little  was done until October. According to LRUP member Harry  Almond, the first few monthly  meetings were taken up with  discussions on terms of  reference and an attempt to  decide on the area to be studied.  It wasn't until the February 27  meeting that some agreement  was reached.  Originally, the study area was  to be the contentious  Tetrahedron plateau, where Interior holds cutting permits on  blocks near Batchelor and Edwards Lakes. In spite of strong  public opposition, the Batchelor  Lake cut block was logged last  summer, but Forestry, again in  response to public pressure,  placed a year's moratorium on  logging of the Edwards Lake  block. At this point, because of  Ihe delay in starting the LRUP  talks, it is nol clear whether the  moratorium period will be up in  June or October.  The recent decision has expanded the study area to lake in  a much larger area than the  Tetrahedron plateau and now  extends roughly from Sechelt to  Thornhill Point in Salmon Inlet  near Clowholm, to Rainy River  near Port Mellon. Within ihis  expanded area are the two hot  spots of Mount Richardson and  the Tetrahedron plateau.  Also in this expanded area  are cutblocks held by Canadian  Forest Products (CanFor) and  MacMillan Bloedel.  the Coasl News learned that  CanFor has approval for two  cut blocks in the Lake 9 area  behind Port Mellon and plans  lo log them in 1993.  MacMillan Bloedel has approved plans to log seven  cutblocks between 1991 and  1994. Five of these are in the  area of study of the  Tetrahedron LRUP, mainly in  the Chapman Creek corridor;  and two are in the Mount  Elphinstone LRUP. Coast News, March 11,1991  Vox Populi  The people speak out on Socred split  "It's sad. We're for Bill!  He's a good Christian. It's  devastating���it's a scandal..."  Ruth Biggers was responding  to a Coast News query regarding the apparent rupture in the  Socred Party and the announcement late last week that a new  party���the British Columbia  Pacific Party (BCPP)���had  been formed.  Biggers was one of only two  respondents (out of a dozen interviewed at the Trail Bay Mall  last Friday) who either empathized with Vander Zalm's  plight or expected him to  weather the current political  firestorm he is caught up in.  Sechelt resident John Bod-  narek, exuding confidence,  said, "I think Vander Zalm will  still squeeze in���there are a lol  of loyalists out there."  How many "loyalists" there  are left "out there" is a hotly  debated question, emerging  from the formation of the  fledgling BCPP, with some  political observers using the  word "haemorrhaging" to  describe the current stale of  Vander Zalm's party.  One of those loyalists, Gordie  Reeves, told the Coasl News  that he had voted Socred since  W.A.C. Bennett swept to power  in 1952. But things have changed for Reeves. "I will never vote  for them again!" Reeves said  with much emphasis.  Diane Case, echoing what,  during the past week, has quickly attained the status of "conventional wisdom" among  politicians and voters alike:  "It'll split the vote. The party is  in real trouble." Agreeing with  Ms Case was Len Rutter, who  observed that, "If it splits, there  will be another NDP government. They (the Socreds) have  made one blunder after  another."  "It's marvellous!", chuckled  lifetime CCF/NDP supporter  "Hydro" Bill Glcdhill. "But it's  20 years too late." Referring  more seriously to the dilemma  of Vander Zalm and the  Socreds, Phyllis Gledhill said  lhal, "I don't think they're  honest. He (Vander Zalm) is a  good businessman but a  supreme egotist. I don't understand why he doesn't resign."  Starting from left md going  counter clockwise are Alan  Taylor, John Bodmrek,  "Hydro" Bill Gledhill, Jack  Vin Brabant md Ruth  Biggers  Photos by Swan Burnside  Jack Van Brabant spoke to  the larger political picture when  he observed thai the Socreds  were "defeating themselves"  with regard to their "split",  claiming that he believed, "the  Reform Parly will get stronger  in the future."  Asked if he believed the new  British Columbia Pacific Party  stood a chance in the coming  election, Alan Taylor said,  "Not this year���it's too late."  The ineffable It'  FROM THE HIP J.M.Sherman  "I am the dreamer, YOU are  the dream!"  So observes actor Christopher Walken on several mind-  bending occasions to an (apparently) "alien being" during  the course of a demonstrably  forgettable movie called "Communion".  The filmic account of a series  of discombobulating, disorienting, and entirely inexplicable  "visitations" which turned  novelist Whitley Streiber, his  wile and young son into a trio  of quasi basket cases back in  1985, "Communion" purports  to be straight goods. The truth.  Far be it from me to sneer al  or discount anyone's peak experiences. Occuring as they do  apart from and beyond our  matrices of everyday, consensual logic and reality, the. events  Streiber struggles lo triage sense  of arc always more or less ineffable. They are certainly met  with vigorous resistance by  those non-participants with  whom such experiences are  shared.  Streibcr's spiritual visitation,  which was peripherally experienced by his wife and son,  took place at the lamily's cabin  in upstate New York. Creatures  Streiber describes as "possibly  higher forms of evolution" (but  looking onscreen like bargain  basement rejects from Close  Encounters and E.T.) probe  him like some lowly lab rat,  then proceed to gift him wilh  some manner of cosmic enlightenment.  Streiber and frau wind up in  Ihe caring, supportive embrace  of a shrink who serendipitously  has a baker's dozen worth of  clients, all of whom have had  experiences very much akin lo  Streiber's. But attending one of  their group sessions serves only  to undermine his sense of reality  even more and over-heal his  psyche intolerably.  If, by this point, you have  written off Streiber, his wife,  kid, shrink, two closest friends,  and a dozen other recipients of  Ihe old Cosmic Zap as birds of a  feather completely and irrevocably out of iheir individual  and collective trees, then here is  where we part company.  Some 10 years ago of a  balmy, near-dusk Los Angeles  day, I was sedately motoring  home in the Red Baron, our  vintage Datsun 510 wagon. As I  approached Coldwater Canyon  and Burbank, ihe last intersection before home, I was forced  to halt prior to turning left.  Normally I treat a left turn  with the healthy respect it  deserves, but nol Ihis day. I was  suddenly possessed of an urgency usually associated with racing  lor a plane or, more apt in this  case, wanting nol lo miss being  somewhere unspecified for  something unknown.  I deked across the on-coming  traffic, wheeled into the side  street leading to our house,  then realized 1 was supposed to  stop at the curb beneath a small  stand of what passes for trees in  a metropolis. I cut the engine,  replaced my hand on the wheel,  and just sat there. I was  unafraid, but feeling slightly  forlorn, as if I'd already missed  it. Whatever "it" might have  been.  Then an energy���my energy  ���seemed to completely infuse  the Datsun's interior and a light  neither manmade nor natural (it  being dusk, no stars, no moon)  made me suspect I had  somehow been teleported into  one of those el sleazo tanning  parlours along Ventura  Boulevard.  Thai was Ihe last of my own  thoughts I recall having during  the lime whatever it was lasted.  I was transfixed without being  immobilized, while the "light"  made what I can only describe  (however inadequately) as an information transfer of a magnitude sufficient to be stroked-  out every computer on-line al  that moment in time.  As I babbled to Denise  minutes later, it shared with me  all of everything that was, is,  will be, and always has  been���the complete contents of  the Eternal Void yata yata  yala...She was smart enough  not lo disbelieve me, I was certain enough of what had happened not to feel compelled to  try and come up with proof.  Thtu&i C<MsrCabccI  fet tfour jrant ef ^2^00.  *   Tet He /'���'������       I  Set the scene  It's the south side of Chicago,  June 3, 1949, and things are  happening at the Small's house.  Fred is nervous, but trying to  hide it. He's been told to show  up in his boss's office first thing  this morning, and he just knows  he's getting the sack.  Art's not nervous, he's excited. It's the day of his Grade  12 graduation ceremony���but  he's got something planned  that's even bigger than that.  Freddy's on the cusp. As  both a straight A student and a  promising young actor, does he  lake his one chance to gain admission to the first class  highschool he's longing to attend, or does he accept his first  pari in a Broadway play?  And Bea? Well, Bea's doing  her best to hold the whole thing  together���herself included.  The ongoing saga of the  Small family will reveal itself  before your very eyes when the  Gibsons Landing Theatre Project Society presents No Name  Theatre in George Furlh's adult  comic drama "Precious Sons",  being staged in Roberts Creek  Hall, April 5 to 7 and 10 to 13.  To set the stage requires  1940's (or earlier) style dining  room and living room furniture,  and we're seeking to borrow the  following items: 6 foot chesterfield and chair, coffee and end  tables, lamps, magazine table/  rack, wooden table (with  drawer), 4 wooden chairs, a low  buffet, a carpet.  If you can help to furnish the  Small's home, please call Shannon Macinnes at 886-3589, or  Nancy Nygren at Sunnycrest  Photo, 8864945. Thanks-and  see you at the show!  Teachers Cynthia Norman (left) and Sue Thompson (right) draw  the winning name in a Sechell Elementary raffle that raised $1,300  for new playground equipment. The prize, a hand-made comforter, was won by Agitha Rogers of Sechelt.  ���Sluirl Burnside pholo  Bul from that moment on, I  longed to meet another human  being who'd experienced  something���anything���similar.  But as a psychotherapist I knew  how reluctant most people were  to sharing their fantasies, let  alone realities approximating  the one I'd had the humbling  honour to inhabit.  About three years later my  closest friend and karate mentor, Mau Mau, was late at my  place for a garage workout.  When he did show, he had a  traffic ticket in his hand and a  bemused, seraphic smile upon  his face.  He'd been busied for failing  to vacate an intersection upon  receiving a green light. In fact,  according to the cop, he'd sat  through three greens while  motorists around him were  turning red. The cop then asked, while writing out the citation, why Mau Mau had parked  his funky old Bronco in the  middle of the left-turn lane.  "I told him the light didn't  want me to move while It was  doing it's thing. The cop handed mc the ticket and said 'Have  a nice day'," Mau Mau said  softly.  The glow of our grins danced  across the walls of the garage.  We Remember When  S YEARS AGO  Funeral services were  held for Cecile August,  matriarch of the Sechelt  Indian Band. Born in 1894,  Cecile was the daughter  of Jim Alec, one of the  "Four Trappers". She was  one of the first students at  the Indian School that  opened In 1904.  In a letter written to  Chief Stan Dixon and the  band councillors just two  days before her death,  referring to their efforts to  achieve self-government,  she said, "We are on the  right path, I know you  want self-government. I  am with you in spirit. God  bless you."  10 YEARS AQO  Prompt action at the  regional board meeting  held on March 12 may  have saved the joint community hall-gymnasium  for Roberts Creek. The hall  was endangered last week  when the Department of  Education refused a request from the school  board for funding for a  full-sized facility because  of rising construction  costs.  15 YEARS AGO  The SCRD unanimously  rejected a suggestion that  it  consider  leasing the  government wharves at  Madeira Park and Whiskey  Slough as the board felt  the upkeep fees were  unrealistic.  25 YEARS AGO  Gibsons Elementary  School Choir will be heard  on CBC radio on the program 'Music and Things',  on Wednesday.  A bill was placed before  the legislature by Tony  Gargrave to contrpl air  pollution as the present  Pollution Act did not do  so.  35 YEARS AGO  Ted Hennlker was named manager of Gibsons'  Bank of Montreal and Don  McNab, manager of the  Sechelt branch.  Increased dumping of  garbage along highways  and in the bush has forced  health officials to issue a  warning against such  practices.  45 YEARS AGO  The Inability of some  members of the Gibsons  and District Board of  Trade from outlying areas  to get to the meetings  because of bad road conditions has given birth to  the idea of forming two  boards of trade. The  dividing line will be Wilson  Creek.  There was a time when the  National Film Board archives,  that is all the old film in cans  stacked up somewhere, were  simply not catalogued. That is  that we really didn't know what  was in there. It was known of  course that most of this film  was on 'nitrate' stock, that is  that with time it could bubble in  its can and eventually could explode. The government every  year was implored to give us a  million dollars to do something  about this, but they never did,  and eventually there was an explosion and a fire, and a lot of  this dear old stuff was lost to us  forever.  During a period, before the  fire, I was doing a series of films  about exploration and navigation in the Arctic, and was delving into this mountain of cans  hoping to find something,  anything, filmed under any circumstances above the tree line.  The cans at the time were  isolated in a hangar on an airport north of Ottawa, unused  Saga of Eleazor Bernier  after the war. There would be  nobody else there except Bill  Galloway, a can-carrying  employee of the film library  department who became one of  the world's best known film  librarians. Bill would dish these  cans up and 1 would look at  them on a viewer.  It was very much a hit or miss  affair. A can for example labelled 'Steering North' turned out  to be an Australian film on flying over the jungles of Queensland. But odds and ends turned  up and suddenly there was a bit  of a bonanza.  The can had only the cameraman's name on it, and while I  did, of course, research that,  I'm sorry to say that today I  forget it. The film showed a  ship ploughing through a storm  in what appeared to be an Arctic sea. There was ice there. The  ship was obviously making  heavy way and every once in  IN A NUTSHELL Stuart Nutter  awhile the cameraman and the  camera would get doused.  Later, on the same reel, we  got a picture of the ship, taken  from a longboat or the shore. It  was a broadbeamed three-  masted schooner with sails, but  a'midships there was a tall black  funnel, and on the fordeck what  looked like a 3-inch gun.  It was the 'Arctic', captained  by Eleazor Bernier, the man  who took possession of the Arctic Islands in the name of  Canada. The film of course was  grainy, and jerkily episodic, and  all pretty much catch-as-catch-  can; but it was of course astoun  ding to find a camera there at all  at that time.  And Eleazor Bernier, when  you came to look into him,  turned out to be one of quite a  lot of Canadians who did much  for this country, but who are  now pretty much forgotten. He  did of course take possession of  the islands, but that is not what  he wanted to do at all. He  wanted to be the first man at the  North Pole, and he thought he  knew exactly how to do it.  He had been a deep sea Cap-  tain, from a line of Quebecois  deep sea captains, before he was  20; but he got married and  made the mistake of taking his  wife to sea on their honeymoon.  She got terribly sea-sick and  thereafter made every attempt  to get him a job ashore. She  came from one of those Quebec  families, and Eleazor became  the Governor of the Quebec  Gaol.  His star prisoner was a  number one forger, and Eleazor  had him out of his cell and into  the governor's quarters every  night. What he did there, between sips of brandy, was make  charts...to illustrate and prove  Eleazor's Master Plan.  The Plan was to get a proper  ship built and assemble a proper  crew. Then you got it up to a  right spot in the Arctic, got  yourself frozen in for maybe a  couple of winters, and the currents would bring you round to  a point where you could simply  tramp off and make it to the  Pole.  The 'Antic' was built for this  purpose and the crew (mostly  Newfoundlanders) had all this  end in view. But the government, who had appeared to  back it, sapped him into taking  possession of the islands and  collecting taxes from the  whalers. One supposes the  reason for the 3-inch gun.   .'*  Bernier completed his  autobiography before he died in  the late thirties. His wife eve* v)  tually got it published by U W  Devoir, the French language  paper in Ottawa; but there was  a war just started and nobody  paid much attention.  Today there are three copies I  know of in the back rooms of  major libraries. Le Devoir has  one copy and slid I was  welcome to come there and raad  it at any time, but they won't let  it out. Certainly this is one of a  number of books, stupidly, out  of print, that one of our  publishers might bring out  again.  "������<iaai Coast News, March 11,1991  ijlSferfe  nva'4*kedS'n9for  pertb!^^ Edition  ***  ^fortefr^"^  Ji** automatic  ffiH  feature^?!.3 ��a(  Jw,299*  act,on*m  la\\\^KR a^mmW^t^^m^ml !or'"' M  ���PrJWBreiZ  . w  ^Tsssri**  Wharf Rd.,  Sechelt   885-3281  [SOUTH COAST FORD  Parts   885-7211  MDL 5936  Vancouver Toll Free 684-2911  \ Coast News, March 11,1991  EDITORIAL ���OPINION  Party Animals  And yet another blow is struck on behalf of free enterprise, as if it is really an endangered species. The "BC  Pacific Party" has just been launched like some political  lifeboat lowered from the Socred Titanic.  in the wake of Mel Couvelier's resignation, the latest  convulsion of Vander Zalm's shuddering ship of slate, one  wonders how long the good premier can continue to  breathe without benefit of gills.  The new party, consisting as it does of disaffected and  discontented former candidates, organization presidents,  and once-loyal foot soldiers, is perfectly positioned to help  guarantee an NDP victory. It would be no surprise to learn  that Mike Harcourt has made a hefly contribution lo the  upstart BCPP.  While Socred eminence gris, Grace McCarthy, states  flatly that the Socreds are in "disarray" and Couvelier  speaks soothingly in funeral director tones, Vander Zalm  burbles about how "things will go on". He also thinks a  new party will be "detrimental", although he does not  specify for whom or in what way. Of course, he has no one  to thank but himself for unleashing this Frankenstcinian  new parly animal.  ("And you know something is happening, but you don't  know what it is, do you Mr. Jones?")  Praise is due  Praising politicians is considered aberrant behaviour by  some, carrying coals to Newcastle by others. But we  subscribe to the philosophy of giving credit where it is due.  So here's to the members of the SCRD board for their  exemplary conduct during a recent meeting, conduct entirely becoming a political entity, democratic not only In  word but in deed.  They engaged in an exchange with a citizen which was  characterized by real empathy, interest, understanding and  great individual forebearance on the part of the directors.  They listened, really listened, and responded with  something other than the canned cliches, evasions, and  condescending shine-ons one might expect from "government".  On a very basic level, it was all no big deal. A citizen,  upset and confrontive, not only received a full hearing, but  was engaged in a meaningful dialogue where all involved  came away changed, enriched in some small way.  At that particular meeting, at least, the SCRD directors  acted more like statesmen than politicians, and for this  they deserve notice.  Fudging it  As recently as February 22, MLA for Mackenzie  Harold Long addressed the SCRD-sponsored Ferry  Forum and denied any knowledge that a "done deal" for  a fast ferry service had been struck.  At the time that Mr. Long spoke, media  outlets���including the CBC���were reporting that Island  Development Group Ltd. of Victoria had been chosen lo  institute such a service between Vancouver and the Sunshine Coast.  Yet only last Thursday, a scant two-and-a-half weeks  later, Long's name appeared prominently in a Ministry of  Transportation and Highways news release announcing  the consummation of the phantom ferry deal.  In the absence of any other credible explanation for  Long's improbable ignorance (the charitable interpretation, that is), must we conclude that Long, like so many  politicians, wanted to have it both ways?  In this way he was able to appear at the Forum without  taking any of the heat being generated by coast residents  opposed to the service to say nothing of the underhanded  way his government had brought it about.  fEKKV SCENARIO.?-  It was most Interesting ,o be  in the United States of America  during the lasi lew days of the  Gulf War and the first lew days  of a triumphant peace.  Going clown through  Washington State to Southern  Oregon, there were yellow ribbons tied lo everything and Old  Glory Hew from the backs of  pick-up trucks, front porches  and businesses everywhere.  Messages of solidarity wilh Ihe  American forces leading the  'coalition' in the Gulf appeared  on billboards and store wine  clows in every small town in the  Pacific Northwest, it appeared.  Nol that there was unanimity. In Ashland, Oregon, on the  Wednesday on which peace  broke out Ihere were still protesters with their placards  against the war, for the most  part elderly. "Honk for  Peace," said the signs. Few  were honking during the time I  watched the scene.  I had chosen' my vantdgci  point, across the road from thej  placard bearers, in a tavern  which appeared to be the biker's  bar in lhal small university  town. The comments about the  bearded and burly regulars,  about the protesters and about  Arabs in general, were ribald  and disdainful. America was  puffing oul its collective chest,  with few exceptions, in all its  manifold comers il seemed.  Then there was peace, and as  President Bush said, the  bogeyman of Vietnam memory  had been laid lo rest and  America was whole again.  New Pax  Americana?  MUSINGS  John Burnside  Well, again not entirely. By  coincidence during those few  days I read about veterans of  that more protracted and much  less glorious military adventure.  They were hiding in the jungles  of ihe big island of Hawaii or  lurking in the forests of the  same Pacific Northwest. One  slipped off into the bush with  his knife when passersby appeared; others had vicious  guard dogs on duty at their bush  encampment}. Post Vietnam  stress was Ihe''description'of  (heir condition. War is hell,  especially when you lose.  What is a columnist to do,  who opposed ihe war? One  could reverse directions and  genuflect in the general direction, forgive the pun, of Norman Schwarzkopf and praise  the troops. Or one could main-,  lain an opposition in the face of  glorious victory. I choose the  latter.  Kuwait is saved but in flames  and ruins; Iraq is in the throes  of civil war and could become a  second Lebanon. Bush's New  World Order smacks more than  somewhat of a new Pax  Americana; noted Canadian  thinkers���yes there are some-  Such as Eric Kierans, fret that a  new imperialism is being burn.  The tragic and passionate  dilemmas of the Middle bast arc  today no nearer to solution, it  seems to me, than they were on  January 15.  As for the military triumph,  well I'm no student of military  tactics, but neither have 1 lived  through several major wars and  studied *a little history without  picking up a little objectivity in  the matter of military triumphs.  This was no Vietnam in large  pari, lo paraphrase Joe Louis,  because Ihe Iraqis could hide  but they couldn't run. As soon  as they emerged from iheir well  constructed bunkers, the bare  terrain of the desert offered  them no shelter from the  sophisticated American airborne technology.  This was no Vietnam because  the Iraqis sought to confront  fire with fire in a strangely old-  fashioned way. They were dug  in and they were circumvented.  Excuse me. bin isn't this what  happened to the Maginot line in  1940 when ihe Germans simply  ignored ii and swept around Ihe  edge of it through Belgium into  France?  il will do, 'twill serve, for a  glorious Teal of amis and if il  makes America more at peace  with itself aftei Ihe trauma of  Vietnam one is pleased for our  neighbours of essentially kindly  intentions.  it remains true that the spectacular success of this military  adventure Is unlikely to discredit  the use of military means lo  iol\c the world's ptoblcnis. Il  remains true that America can  no longer afford in the long  lerm lo be Ihe world's policeman. It remains true that if the  tangled pioblcms of our embattled species are to be minimized  one of the first things that must  go is (he use of violence to  achieve solutions.  The glories of the Gulf War  have done nothing to icsolvc the  problems of that atca and done  nothing lo give mankind experience in the exercise of taking  care of business by means of  diplomacy. It will have done  nothing, given the spectacular  success of American technology  in ideal terrain, lo discourage  Ihe use of the world's resources  lo build enormously costly  military arsenals at the expense  of children all over the world  who arc dying of hunger.  I remain as opposed to the  war today as I was in early  January.  LETTERS  Creek meeting  biased, onesided affair  Editor:  Once again a Coast activist,  Donna Shugar, dominates local  headlines, this time in regard to  the recent forest land use  seminar.  Keeping in pace with her  typically negative attitude and  untiring efforts to discredit any  attempt to promote a positive  atmosphere of discussion on  forest issues, and an opportunity to learn what it is she so  strongly protests, Donna goes  on to take a few pot shots at industry and ministry staff, as  well as taking offence at a $10  admission fee which includes  lunch, two coffee breaks, and  helps to offset some of the costs  in setting up a forum of this  scope.  I would hope that groups and  individuals who are genuinely  concerned with integrated  resource management and  related activities within our  forests and watersheds take advantage of this opportunity to  participate. Before we can  change and improve our  management system, we should  more or less understand and  familiarize ourselves with what  it is we want to change.  Donna claims the seminar is  "very biased". I disagree.  However, the February 13  meeting al Roberts Creek Hall,  case in point, was extremely  biased, and one-sided, to say  the least. In regards to the offensive $10 admission fee for  the seminar, 1 noticed donations  being accepted at Roberts Creek  Hall for coffee and cookies, as  well as tin cans being passed  around for cash donations (the  proceeds, I heard someone say,  were going to help feed hungry  horses in the Interior).  The concept of an in-house  luncheon is to promote informal discussion on related topics,  as well as to keep the group  together and on schedule for the  afternoon session of the agenda. Ticketing also helps to  maintain fire marshall regulations.  Tom Jackson  Wilson Creek  Yankee 'Big  War Lie' is  assailed  Editor:  Modern wartime civilian  casualty statistics would indicate  that about half a million  children will have been killed or  maimed in the Gulf War. Only  cowards would jeopardize the  lives of children in order to  maintain their own safety. By  any rational standards Bush,  Mulroney and their supporters  in the Gulf War are anything  but courageous.  According to post WWII war  statistics, 80 per cent of modern  wartime casualties are civilians.  Of those, 60 per cent are  children. Accepting the Pentagon's own estimates of  200,000 Iraqi soldiers dead, we  must estimate the total number  of casualties at about one  million. The number no doubt  rises dramatically if disease and  death due to war-induced lack  of sanitary water and medical  supplies are included.  The rationale for the bombing of Baghdad and other cities  was to reduce the risk to  "allied" soldiers. In other  words, our fear for our own  safety led us to bomb cities in  the certain knowledge that  many innocent civilians, including lots of children, would  be hurt. The American general  in charge of the allied attack admitted thai front line Iraqi  soldiers did not want to fight  but were coerced by firing  squads into standing on the firing line. The "great allied victory" therefore, was nothing  but a slaughter of innocents.  Still, the Americans will fete  their brave men returning from  the jaws of death. Cowardice  will parade as courage and the  big war lie will be complete.  Roger Lagasse  Reader supplies 'nitpick' and elucidation  Editor:  I'd like to nitpick two items in  the "Save Ihe Strait" article,  and to relate an environmental  tale to your readers.  Firstly our proper name is the  Canadian Paperworkcr's  Union, and secondly wc arc  calling with other groups for Ihe  zero discharge of organo-  chlorine emissions. Organo-  ehlorines are produced when  chlorine or chlorine dioxide is  used in the ktalt bleaching process. They produce toxic compounds in Ihe effluent which  bio-accumulates in Ihe food  chain. Its measurement in the  effluent is an AOX reading.  The gases also pose a health  hazard lo ourselves. Our individual daily exposure has not  been monitored in the workplace, even though WCB regulations for exposure arc in  place.  In Germany there is a strong  environmental movement. Currently there is a proposal before  Ihe German House requiring  lhat pulp bleaching wilh  chlorine be banned from import  beginning in July 1991. The  mills there have strict AOX  regulations in place now.  HSPP with its mill is now  producing two low AOX pulps  which have been well received,  leading to increased sales. The  l THE SUNSHINE,.  oast  Editor  Markatlng Olr.  Stltl Rtpt  Jan Michael Sherman  Rote Nicholson  Stuart Burnside  Joel Johnstone  Mary Rogers  John Gilbert  Jean Broccoli  Bill Rogers  Production  Oflice Mgr  Qlbtont Olllct  Sechelt Oflice  Jan Schuks  Jackie Phelan  Ella Warner  Anne Thomsen  Dee Grant  Kim Currle  Ruth Forrester  Denise Sherman  Jim Davidson  Ttt lUMWH COAIT KMS it a recall) oarned  newspaper, published on rive Sunshine Coast. IC every  Monday oy teaealerl Frets IM.. Bo, 4P0. Bosons, BC.  VM IVO. Bosons mini or mini. Seam  MSM30. Bosons Far 1M-77K: Sechelt Fas  BDS-39M. Second Class Mall Regl-Jrsllon No 4/0?  the IWHKIHf CMIT Will IS rMjctrll by copyright  anil mprodmllon or any pstt or II hy any fflesns Is pro  mljilerj unhrss permission In wrillng Is first secured Irom  -     e���� rtiait IM.. noKhrrt ot Iht copyngrir  luicainiOH tutu  r: t yr M; ft mos at* ttatgn I yr M  company this year plans to experiment with producing a  chlorofree pulp (AOX effluent  free), which won't be as bright.  Hopefully a strong market will  develop for litis pulp for the  reasons mentioned above.  Meanwhile Premier Vander  Zalm says organochlorincs  aren't really a serious problem,  and overturns his cabinet's  reduction proposals after speaking wilh industry. He also says  he has done this because he  loves us.  The last election promise included a cheaper case of beer.  I leave it to I lie reader to draw  his or Iter own conclusions from  this tale.  In my view the premier clearly walks as a phantom amongst  us.  Hugh McNab, Chairman  CPU 119 Environmental  Committee  'Mind games' alleged, deplored  Editor:  Whether or not this is  published is of no concern lo  me. What concerns me is the  way in which you printed the  picture of Hyak's blubber with  a "scant" caption. 1 was shocked. Instead of going to the  aquarium and getting the truth  of the matter, you planted a  seed and let people's imagina-,  lions go wild. I got caught in  your trap and had horrible visions of what had become of our  whale friend.  I immediately phoned the  aquarium with my concerns and  Gil Hewlett took the time to till  me in on the details (something  you couldn't be bothered to  do). I feel thai your paper failed  immensely in your journalism  ^tactics.   I   don't   necessarilv  believe in keeping whales in  aquariums, thai is not the issue  here. If Hyak wasn't happy and  loved he would nol have chosen  to live for 2.) years in captivity.  He would have simply died.  He was a very good ambassador for ihe oreas and 1 feel that  the aquarium's mourning staff  did the best that they knew how  with his burial. What happened  was unfortunate, but also  understandable.  In future, I hope your paper  will take the time to research  your articles a bit more  thoroughly and not play games  with your readers' minds and  emotions.  Darcy Long, Sechelt  1  Vour community's  AWAKD-WINNINC  newspaper   . ,       n  ,'in       I,  , I,  MtaJL^kaa^^^ta^eea  "   ' "v"      "   ''   -   '   '  ���^' Ji~ ^_ Coast News, March 11,1991  LETTERS  Commuter group  ways bare new  fast ferry folly  Editor's Note: A copy of the  following   was   received   for  publication.  Mr. Harold Long, MLA  Sunshine Coast/Powell River  Dear Mr. Long:  The Ministry of Transportation has disregarded the real  needs of the commuters presently using the BC ferry services,  by not entering into consultation with Coast residents or  local elected government officials.  The Sandwell Report, upon  which the ministry is basing its  decision regarding the high  speed commuter ferry service, is  riddled with contradiction and  falls far short of a comprehensive assessment of the needs of  Coast residents.  Projections made by the  Sandwell group are based upon  data collected under many false  assumptions. (Appendix 2, page  7) "Enthusiasm for the new service is attributed to a proposed  cost of $4.50" return. The actual revenue figure (page 6 of  ihe preamble) based upon a  ridership of 1370 per day indicates a fare of $16.  The Sandwell group assumed  that   all   commuters   from  Langdale are on the 6:20 am  service. Our figures indicate  that approximately 60 per cent  of daily commuters are on this  sailing with another 40 per cent  on the 8:30 am sailing. The  Sandwell figure is grossly inaccurate because the survey used  by them, conducted by the  Campbell Goodell Consultants  Ltd., sampled too few individuals to give reliable results.  The absolute number of people  sampled was 132 people on the  Langdale to Horseshoe Bay leg,  with no indication as to which  sailings.  Twenty-nine per cent of  respondents were commuters.  This amounts lo approximately  38 people of our estimated total  of approximately 400 to 500  regular commuters. By Sand-  well's own figures, 65 per cent  of the southbound (Langdale to  Horseshoe Bay) travellers were  headed for destinations in the  Lower Mainland other than  downtown. If ihis is the case,  how well is a ferry service to  downtown going to assist commuters?  By our estimates, less than 30  per cent of regular commuters  are destined for downtown. The  Sandwell Report predicts that  50 per cent of the total traffic  on the present ferry would  switch to the new fast passenger  ferry based upon their figures.  How could this be possible  when 65 per cent of those  surveyed are headed elsewhere?  False assumptions such as these  are throughout the report.  A final note on this matter  relates to actual ridership  figures from BC Ferries at  Horseshoe Bay, indicating that,  contrary to the Sandwell  estimate of 1370 on the com  muter runs, there are in fact less  than half this number, even on  the busiest days.  To outline all of the false  assumptions and errors within  this report would take considerably more time. Please  read the report for confirmation.  I am concerned that your lack  of involvement in this matter indicates a lack of representation  and leadership where the needs  of your constituants are concerned. Please address this matter as soon as possible. RSVP.  Thank you.  John P. MacDonald  Sunshine Coast  Commuters' Association  Re-correcting  a correction  Editor:  We appreciate the "Editor's  Note" in last week's issue, correcting the previous error identifying our candidate, Howard  White, as the writer of the harshly worded attack on Gordon  Wilson. As you pointed out, the  letter was indeed written by our  old friend, W.L. White, who is  no relation to Howard.  While some of Bill White's  sentiments we might agree with,  the "vim and vitriol" of his  boilermaker's union language  went somewhat beyond our  tastes, and it was an embarrassment to our campaign to have  the letter misattributed to  Howard White. We would have  wished for a more conspicuous  correction of the error.  We also wish to state that  Howard White and his campaign do not share Bill White's  view that the Coast News' interview of Gordon Wilson was  biased or defensive of Wilson.  We saw it as objective reporting  of Wilson's statements, and we  continue to respect the reportage of the Coast News.  W. B. Forst, Co-chair  Howard White  NDP Election Committee  Lay off poor  Yoko, please  Editor:  I enjoyed Joyce Ostry's article but for her poor analogy ir  regard lo Yoko Ono.  Certainly war is profitable,  but lo pin blame on an eccentric  feminist with a heart of gold,  that has done much for peace, is  unforgivable.  I would suggest that the  writer look elsewhere to find  people cashing in on any war,  rather than a peace activist.  That Lennon's relentless efforts saved thousands of lives  during as many as four separate  US governments (and surveillance by same) is a tribute to the  man. The individual that  enlightened him, Yoko Ono,  was monitored post-Lennon by  a government indulging in mini  wars.  Lennon and Ono knew years  ago, that to alter peoples'  perception of war, was to ex  pose war for what it is. To do  that one has to manipulate the  media in much the same way as  was done splendidly in this most  recent war.  Perhaps Joyce Ostry could  devote greater time analyzing  monies spent in surveillance of  John Lennon and Yoko Ono.  Robert Gerow  Shugar motives  are questioned  Editor:  An article on the front page  of the March 4 issue of the  Coast News contained some excerpts from a letter by Donna  Shugar to which I take exception.  In commenting on the upcoming Forest Land Use Seminar on March 9, Ms Shugar  stated that, "It appears that a  very biased view of forest planning is to be expressed", that  "industry and ministry staff  will "undoubtedly" be compensated by their employers for  their "day at the seminar" and  that she was "offended" that a  $ 10 fee is being charged to cover  the costs of the seminar.  As a member of the committee organizing this event, I do  not expect to be compensated  by my employer for my "day at  the seminar". When I care  about an issue, I'm quite  prepared to give freely of my  time without expecting to be  compensated for my efforts, as  I'm sure Ms Shugar does for  issues that she believes in.  On the topic of bias, we have  gone to considerable lengths to  book speakers from a variety of  backgrounds to speak on many  divergent forestry issues. Of the  six booked to speak, there is.  only one representative each  from industry and the Ministry  of Forests.  Finally, I find it quite upsetting, although very illuminating  as to her motives, that Ms  Shugar would go to such lengths  to try to discredit our efforts,  even before the seminar has  taken place.  David C. Bebb, R.P.F.  Kids warn of  trail dangers  Editor's Note: A copy of the  following  was   received   for  publication.  SCRD  Subject: Chapman Creek Trail  Attn. Mr. Gurney:  We, the Grade 4 class of  Davis Bay School, went for a  hike up the Chapman Creek  trail. 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Recently, the ministry  reorganized its system, separating ihe province into several  regions. In an interview wilh the  Coast News, Carol Mouat and  Andree Hullah of the Greater  Vancouver Regional Correspondence School described  the services available.  Correspondence school  courses for the regular school  curriculum are available from  Kindergarten to Grade 12.  Students take the courses for a  variety of reasons. Many, like  Megin, live in remote areas, and  are not able to get to a regular  school. Some are not able to attend school for health reasons,  others take courses not available  in (he school they are attending.  Older students who may have  left high school to go to work  often finish their education with  correspondence courses, and  some,   who  are  involved  in  athletic programs with heavy  training schedules and travel,  keep abreast of their schooling  with the help of correspondence.  A lucky few have taken time  oul for travel or to live in other  countries. Andree, who is  responsible for elementary  students, said that many  families who are spending a few  years working abroad use the  courses to keep their children  current with BC standards.  "Some of my students are on  long sailing trips with their  parents," she added. "I get the  most wonderful letters that say  things like, 'We couldn't do  your unit on trees because there  isn't a tree in sight.' Or they  send me a map of some place  like the Solomon Islands, saying, 'This is where we are  now.' "  Although the majority of  students fit into the appropriate  age level for their grade, occasionally, an older, or even an  adult student needs to catch up  on material lhat is designed for  younger students.  "In cases like that," said  Carol, "we redesign the  material to make it suitable for  the older student."  Both Carol and Andree  agreed that correspondence  demands a strong commitment  on the part of the student. They  estimate that each course takes  about ISO hours to complete,  "and a lot of self-discipline."  In the case of elementary  students, it means that parents  need to spend up to about four  hours a day helping their  children because most of the  material is written.  Carol and Andree explained  that the reorganized system,  which has been in operation for  about a year, is considerably  more efficient in terms of turnaround time and personal contact with students. A number of  'markers' in the Vancouver area  mark the student's work within  24 hours, though time spent in  the mail can mean another week  at either end.  "With overseas students,"  said Andree, "we give them  several months, or a whole year  of work at once."  Carol and Andree were on  the Sunshine Coast to visit their  students here. "We like to make  contact as often as we can,"  said Carol.  With their territory covering  the Vancouver area, the Sunshine Coast and the Squamish  Valley as far as Whistler, that's  a tall order, but one that is  being very successfully filled.  Information on correspondence courses can be obtained from counselors at most  schools, or by writing to the  Greater Vancouver Regional  Correspondence School, 530  East 41st Avenue, Vancouver,  V5W 1P3. The telephone  number is 660-7947.  Beached birds  How many sea birds normally wash up on our beaches?  What species and ages are Ihey? How often do oiled birds  come ashore as victims of small, unreported oil spills?  Well, Ihe Royal British Columbia Museum has what Is called a "Beached Bird Survey" underway, an ambitious effort  which Alan Burger has been in charge of for Ihe past Iwo  years. He���and Ihe museum���are looking for local residents  to participate in Ihe survey. This entails selecting a stretch of  beach and walking it once a month on a routine basis to  observe and report.  For those interested, Alan Burger can be reached at 270  Trevac Place, RR#3, Victoria, BC, V8X 3X1. Or contact the  Sunshine Coast Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre at 885-5997.  C3iTiE in to a Friendly Cafe  Relax and Enjoy M^^^  ���A superbly satisfying -^YJ  meal S'S-r1  ���A "famous" Harbour Cafe   'Y'ay  home made dessert  ���Great service from people  who care  Wishful Thinking  FRAMED -���rfS  PRINTS   **~^^^  Reg. $28.99  Now $19" I    ^^  275 Gower Pt. Rd., Gibsons Landing  886-3818  Ken's Lucky Dollar Foods  t.80-2257      QOwtH point ROAD. OiHjONS LANDING You, LOTTERY Centre     '*��j  [������ - ]  BOB  >"3P����*  BUTCHER SHOP  Canada Grade "A" Beef  Inside Round ff\       A^k t^%  STEAK, Z.99  Fresh Lean ,ft      jA  ^\\  ground beef ��,. L.iy  Bulk Park or Dinner *A       -f% ^%  sausage ��, 1.03  Olympic Low Fat Jk       rf% f\  wieners .... 1 .yy  GROCERY  With Reeses Pieces or Glossette Raisins Inside  Hershey's Chocolate  EASTER a en  EGGS     tv.Ds  Messmer Assorted jf       ������ ^\  herbal teas      - 1.13  Pride of the World ft     AA  instant coffee   ^ l.dd  Ay/mer Whole/ Diced /Spices with  tomatoes       ..��������,.��� 1 .lWs  Drosle Assorted Holland Jk        Af\  chocolates        , 1.4y  Seahaul ��� With Letjmeat (ft     A\ ^k  crab n< .c.Uy  Pride of the World Cream Style ft f\  corn 640m/.oy  Voortmans Assorted Jk       ���9) ^%  cookies .��, 1.1 y  Betty Crocket Assorted Varieties ^      >ff\ ^%  hamburger helper l.yy  Chef Boyardee Beef/Mini ^ ^  ravioli <��g .yy  Flbar Yogurt Coated ft     ft ft  snack bars        u.yo  La Victoria Assorted at]      ft ft  salsa mmi l. 99  Producer Lemon aa]     ft ft  dish detergent il l.oy  Prices Effective H^  Mon., Mar. 11 - Sun., Mar. 17  HOT BOX  ���  PRODUCE  Mexican Grown Large Size  HONEY  DEW   ,,  Florida Grown Red  potatoes    .1  Win a Bike!  A TORAGO Sportster mountain  bike will be raffled off March 15/91.  Buy a loaf of McGavins Buttercup  bread & get an entry form from  cashier. Come on and enter, you  could be our lucky winner!  DELI  Grimms Pure Beef Sliced   Bft" per Vz lb.  Schneiders Banquet Sliced  nSlll per % lb.  2.29  1.99  DAIRY  Swiss Knujhl ft     f| ft  gruyere cheese    ��.33  ttiin Mouarella (ft     mm m^  cheese m, L. I\j  Dalrytand 2% H      O O  milk l.yo  Welch's Apple jt      f\f\  juice saw 1 .Uy  Fraser Vale Assorted Varieties fft     warn m*\  lKg   CtlUy  M  Westons 6 Varieties Country Harvest ^       M g\  bread 675,1.4.9  McGaulns Bistro jk       f\\ m<t.  french bread ..,�����, 1 .Uy  Fresh Baked Whole Wheat Dinner      .tt      ft ft  rolls i2'. Log  BAKERY  O WORK WEN?  Ah WORLD--  ' * '������-'-- ���  p^��e��#r ^'  'V'i'.'t.'  t > >.���**�����#.  ��� ee-Aifjmm *>. ���~*m **|r**|f1ral*V*tJ1lll1lart WlMI il M III  I Coast News, March 11,1991  Down from the mountain  Allergic to  civilization,  links via CB  By Sam Moses  The majority of the people  who visited and revisited the  Trickle Creek Lodge were via  CB. Many had heard me talking  with a fellow mountain dweller  over the airways and often  thought it would be an experience to live in the woods. I  didn't mind company now and  then, so after getting to know  them over the radio I would invite them up so they could get  an idea as to what mountain living was all about. Though some  had dreams of leaving Ihe city  and carving their homes out of  the wilderness, none ever did  that I know of.  Aside from the good people  on the radio there were always  the 'Turkeys' who didn't have  enough intelligence to carry on  a conversation, so they would  do their best to spoil it for  others... but then life has it's little irritations. CB enabled me  (who is somewhat allergic to  civilization) to sit down in a  place of comfort with a coffee  and talk with others as though  no barriers existed. Nobody had  a face or knew where the other  lived, and because of this many  who wouldn't otherwise have  opened up, came out of their  shells.  Because of the fact that when  you have the 'Key' (push lo talk  button) down the person you're  talking with can't talk back to  you, unlike regular conversations over the phone or in person, you can always get your  two bits worth in. Naming  nobody in particular, because  of this last feature I've always  felt that 2-way radio could be an  important tool in teaching the  art of conversation.  By far the most rewarding experiences I've had on the radio  were being involved in search  and rescue operations. From my  vantage point on the rock, over  the years, 1 received many  distress calls from people  nobody else could hear���many  of whom were in life threatening situations. From slides on  the Squamish Highway, to people who had become stuck on  top of mountains during blizzards, you name it. By far the  most frequent calls came when a  gale warning was up for the  strait, and some small crafts  had gotten caught trying to get  in.  After receiving a call from a  vessel in distress, I would then  have to contact someone in  Vancouver or elsewhere with a  phone to call the appropriate  rescue outfit. Many times it  would be the Coast Guard and  they would send out the hovercraft which I had to 'talk into'  the floundering boat's location  until they could establish visual  and or radio contact with them.  It was nerve wracking at  times, especially the bad cases  where you knew that somebody's life was depending on  you and the radio line. One occasion I'll never forget, it was  night time and there was a hell  of a storm blowing and 1 picked  up a very weak and 'frantic' call  for help. It was the kind of call  that makes the hairs on the back  of you neck tingle and you get a  bit of a rush... there were a lot  of prank calls from time to  time, but the real ones had a  feeling about them.  In getting back to the person  and trying to calm him enough  lo get important information, I  found the reason his signal was  so weak was that his battery  compartment was flooded and  the water was beginning to short  things out. To make mailers  worse, he had been drifting and  didn't have a clue as to where he  was. I had to relay what lights  and such, including stars he  could see lo the Coast Guard  and in turn ask him questions  thai they put to me. It was four  and a half hours after the call  came in, lhat the Coast Guard  finally found him and when  they did, they had lo pull him  from the waler. There's no  doubt in my mind that man  knew the true value of a 2-way  radio.  Electromagnetic waves that  travel through the air lo be  reconstructed at ihe other end  become a familiar voice...radio  is something we never think  about, just take for granted  unless some event in our lives  causes us lo re-examine it.  I wish to dedicate this article  lo Ihe memory of Ala- McPherson, known to his CB friends as  'Coasl Watcher One'. He worked as a CB radio monitor for  the Lifeboat Society and in doing so assisted many small  boaiers who had problems on  the waters of Howe Sound and  beyond. He also became a greal  help lo truckers that drive the  Squamish Highway who knew  how lo call him where he could  be found day or night on the  emergency channel, nine. My  life was enriched for having  known Alec, a man who truly  knew what 'Friendship through  Radio' was all about, (73's and  78's).  Rotary  Connection  This Thursday, after a year headquartering at the  Omega Restaurant, the Gibsons Rotary Club will move lo  Ihe Cedars Inn. The change was occasioned by increased  membership which brought about a need for a larger  meeting space.  The Koran's "farewell" meeting al Ihe Omega last  week was something of an emotional experience for  members, given lhat the service club had Us (local) beginnings at lhat locale.  This week's meeting at Ihe Cedars begins at 6:30 pm.  CHAMBERS PLANNING SERVICES  ��� Life A Disability Insurance Planning  Retirement Planning      ��� Employee Benefit Plans  'Serving the Sunshine Coasl for over 8 years'  I.AWKKM'K K. < IIAMHKKS  TELEPHONE 186-9111  TOLL FREE    H00-663 2051  PRE-EASTER SALE  Mar. 11 - Mar. 15  MARY'S VARIETY  273 Gower PI. Rd.. Gibsons     686-8077  TrTTrrTTT?T7rrT7r;-r7r;T;n-:TrTVTr  ATTENTION  Artist and Crafts People  The Gibsons Landing Merchants Association has received permission from the town to sponsor an  Ails and Crafts Market on the lown parking lot meridian below the town administrative building.  The space between the iree planters may be used to sei up a row of tables, each space being  approximately '.? by 6'. If you wish lo sell your paintings, carvings, handicrafts, pottery or to paint  portraits, this is an rjpborlunity tt) present your work. Our aim is to riiake this strictly for those who  create and perfect their own craft, NOT FOR THE SALE OF SECOND HAND GOODS.  The idea would lx' to have several artists participating each Salurday or Sunday throughout the  summer to offer a seivice to the tourist trade. Because there are costs involved such as licence,  insurance and promotion, there will lie a $10 fee (per table/space) for a one day presentation or 6  Saturdays (or Sundays) lor $30. The artist would supply his/her own table and decorations.  This event would take place every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. lo 4:1X1 p.m. starting May  4 and finishing in September. We would like to get one of the artists to co-ordinate the arts and crafts  people. II you are interested in becoming involved or would like to co-ordinate this market please  call Mary-Ellen Turner at Just For You (886-2470) or Nancy Carby at Richards (886-2116).  \>_  AUDREY'S  Coffee Service  THE*  BIGGEST LITTLE STORE  Past Ken's Lucky Dollar  Variety *��* FOODS  Gibsons Landing  886-29361  YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND AT  DOCksfDG  phapgnaqy  441 Marine Drive. Gibsons   886-8158  cription bervice  SEVEN DA YS A WEEK:  ^Patrick's  Day  March 17  Have lunch  or dinner at  the Omega  OMEGA  R-E-S-T-A-U-R-A-NT  OVERLOOKING GIBSONS HARBOUR  RESERVATIONS      816-2268      TAKE-OUT  ZEST SOAP  Value Pack 6x90g  2.89  ULTRA BAN  Anti-Perspirant Spray  200ml, Stick 60g,  Roll-On 75ml  VIVA  Paper  Towels  2'S  .99  DIAPERS  Disposable  Little Sweetheart  8.49  Sale Prices  In Effect  Til Sunday  march 17th  IDEAL  moisturizing  Creams  Vitamin E, Aloe Vera or  Cocoa Butter 240ml  FLEX  Shampoo  450ml plus 80ml Bonus  CREST  Toothpaste  Tube, 100ml plus  25ml Bonus  YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD DRUG STORE  . ... m^as^x, -*���-*��� ",1't/r ir ���: ��n.i- *-��-'J ���" fc-i-��*-.-i"-t--*������*-�����..���-�����.-��� '�����������-*.-. Coast News, March 11,1991  COMMUNITY  PRIME AD SPACE  CALL YOUR AD REP  GIBSONS: 886-2622  SECHELT: 885-3930  1ROBERTS CREEK  by Janice Leighton, 886-3541  For me March is the month  to start nurturing all my little  garden seedlings. February saw  all my seeds go into the  soil���the beets, leeks, and lettuce; the broccoli, cauliflower,  and kohlrabi; even the  tomatoes, peppers, and basil.  All of them have now poked  their small green seed leaves oul  of the sterile potting soil and are  now basking and showing their  true leaves under the fluorescent  light of two gro-lux bulbs.  I invested in a small gro-lux  plant light over 10 years ago and  have been using the same two  bulbs to bring forth life and  stimulate growth during the  time of year it's not-quite-but-l  wish-it-were spring. If the  weather cooperates a little, the  plant flats get shuttled out the  door for natural light and a  breath of fresh air to help  harden them off and prepare  them for their eventual out-  doorsy life. The spinach and  peas, already sending their roots  into the rich humus of the  garden, are protected from  chilly night temperatures with a  blanket of plastic fashioned  with a little wire into a cloche or  cold frame. With a few simple  aids as these the growing season  and productivity of a northern  garden can be greatly increased.  CREEK BEAVERS  Camp Byng in the Salish  Lodge will be the meeting spot  for the Roberts Creek Beavers.  The leader is eager to start on  Tuesday, March 12. Kindergarten and First Grade boys are  beaver age. Come al 6 pm to  register. The fun begins at 6:IS  pm.  LEGION NEWS  The St. Patrick's Day Dance  at the Legion will be Friday,  March 15, at 8:30 pm. The  musical group Watersydes will  set the mood with jigs and reels.  There will be prizes given.  Russ Clark is the dance band  for Saturday, March 16, at 8:30  1HALFM00N BAY NEWS I  Close to forty people took part in SI. Aidan's final service and  secularization. The interior decorations will be moved, Ihe old  church dismantled, and plans for a community orientated  development will be discussed over Ihe next year.  ���Jot* I Johnstone photo  pm, at the Legion. Dance lo a  different   group   each   night.  Good times at the Legion.  LIBRARY NOTES  As usual, your library has  been shopping for you. Among  our February acquisitions arc  several interesting Canadian  books including these of special  interest to British Columbians  ��� a newly reprinted novel 'The  Revenge of Annie Charlie' by  Alan Fry, 'Broken Wing' by  local author Stewart Dickson,  'Three Men and a Forester' by  Ian Mahood, and 'The Incredible Gang Ranch' by Dale  Alsager.  For those interesled in history  we recommend 'The War That  Both Sides Won' (1812-1814).  Also, George Woodcock wriics  an excellent history of B.C.  If you saw the movie you will  want to read 'Dances Wilh  Wolves' by Michael Blake.  There are 42  new  books,  something for all tastes. See you  at the library (and don't forgei  those overdue books).  SPRING EQUINOX DANCE  Celebrate the spring equinox  by rocking to the sounds of  Zumak, an environmental rock  band, al the Roberts Creek  Hall, Saturday, March 23, from  9 pm until 1 am. Tickets are $10  and are available at the Roberts  Creek General Store, Coasl  Book Store, and Talewind  Books. All proceeds go to the  Sunshine Coast Forest Watch  and the Roberts Creek Concerned Citizens.  FASHION SHOW  At the Sunshine Golf Club on  March 23 at 7:30 pm, the  Hunter Gallery presents a  fashion show directed by Susan  Elliott.  Susan, who grew up here on  the Sunshine Coast, is the  daughter of Wolfgang and  Brigitle   Rciche   of  Gibsons.  Susan will have two wedding  gowns and perhaps a third  ���modelled at the show. "My  preference in design is evening  wear and bridal gowns. And I  love detail in my work.  Other works of sewing and  design will be shown, of course,  and there will also be displays of  pottery and art. Karen  Boolhroyd will do her part with  special choreography. Flowers  donated by All Occasion  Flowers and Plants.  Many  called  John  their friend  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  A popular and well known  Redrooffs man, John Winton,  will be missed by his family and  by many of us who called him  our friend. He bravely fought  his illness for quite some time  unlil his final struggle ended on  March 2, at the age of 82.  John was a familiar figure on  Redrooffs when, for several  years he would bid a cheerful  time of day to all who passed his  way as he walked, upright, cane  in hand, on his daily walk.  Following retirement from  Standard Oil, John, together  with his wife Phylis, took up  permanent residence at their  home in Damp Bay in 1983,  though Phylis' family had been  coming to their summer place  since 1945.  Surviving are John's loving  wife as well as one son and two  daughters. There are also two  grandsons.  We extend our sympathy to  the family who will miss this  dear, good man. A family  memorial service was held last  Wednesday in Vancouver.  PLAYGROUND  The Halfmoon Bay Elementary School is now ordering  playground equipment and  would like to thank the com-  ^-JWe-   , EXTRA! EXTRA!  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  AT  B A J Store  In Halfmoon Bay  Until 3:30 pm Friday  "A Friendly Paopl. Plana"  munity for its support of the  students' Read-A-Thon fundraiser.  Last Tuesday, the Halfmoon  Bay Recreation Association  held a successful and important  meeting at Coopers Green Hall  to discuss the parks situation in  Halfmoon Bay. They were  pleased with the turnout and the  willingness of some of those  present to become involved with  the actual work. There are some  fairly critical items coming up as  a result of the recent PERC  study, things which concern this  particular  area's  parks.   The  voice of Halfmoon Bay should  be strong, so, in order to have  more input and support, the  Halfmoon Bay Recreation  Association will, in. the near  future, have a membership  drive which will need the support of us all. There will be  more on this later.  AWARDS BANQUET  The date for the Welcome  Beach shuffleboard awards  banquet is set for April 27.  Players and guests wishing to  attend should call either Barbara Grimsey or Hersey Sewell  for tickets and information.  ATTENTION  Contractors And  Tradespeople  GIBSONS  Park Plaza  Expressions   of   interest   are   invited   from  competent and experienced Sub-trades for  Tender for their respective Trade on above  named Project.  Following Trades are required:  Dlv.  Dlv.  Dlv.  Dlv.  Dlv.  Dlv.   Si  Dlv.   Si  Div. 12:  Dlv. IS:  Paving, Landscaping  Formwork, Rebar, Concrete Finishing  Unit Masonry  Structural Steel, Misc. Metals, Metal Decking  Insulation, Prelormed Roofing and Cladding,  Membrane Rooling, Flashing and Sheet metal  Metal Doors and Frames, Storelront Frames,  Doors and Glazing, Hardware  Stucco, Drywall, Steel Stud, Ceramic Tile,  Flooring, Painting  Millwork  Plumbing, HVAC, Fire Protection  Please   forward   your   interest   along  Company information via fax or mail to:  Mr. Dave Schulz  Bennico Builders Ltd.  *200 ��� 30360 Old Yale Rd.  Abbotsford, B.C. V2S 5W6  FAX: 1-8B0-3631  with  L  c^fifa  ->  t*\*   .fl* .0 ��� *���  *  ���HMMi  msssim  '���--"��� ���"*  m.-map.m*. . Coast News, March 11,1991  KEORGE IN GIBSONSi  Stan Trueman honoured  by George Cooper, M6-S520  "I was completely taken by  surprise," said Stan Trueman,  speaking of the birthday  celebration arranged for him by  his family. "I thought 1 was  coming in for a cup of tea with  Mike Bujan at a break in a conference." Stan was quite plainly  delighted with the cordial reception given him by the throng of  well-wishers.  Recollections of the scattered  small buildings that comprised  Howe Sound High School in  1930 brought vivid memories to  a few like Clue Day, a fellow  teacher at thai time. The WI  Hall, quile new then, also housed a classroom in a cellar space.  The West Howe Sound Story  tells, by the way, of the  Dramatic Club's presentation in  1934 of ihe play "Wild Oats  Boy" in the WI Hall, and  names A.S. Trueman as one of  the company along with Wiljo  and Florence Wiren.  Hosted by his sons and  daughters-in-law, Elliott and  Katharine, and Cedric and  Judy, and their daughter Wendy, the party was attended by  former colleagues, students,  and friends of long standing.  Many who attended found it  a time, loo, to renew acquaintance wilh those Ihey had not  seen for some time, and to chat  and reminisce. Son James, in  Omaha, Nebraska, sent his affectionate regards.  Messages came from friends  in California, Ottawa,  Kamloops, and Vancouver.  From Shaughnessy Hospital,  Les Peterson wrote, "I first  knew you when I was a student  of yours in 1932, and then later  as a colleague. Now in my sojourn in hospital you have  visited me regularly and often.  You are a true friend."  Alderman Margaret Morrison noted that the street signs  bearing Stan's surname had not  had consistent spelling, but that  had been corrected by the  town's works superintendent.  She presented Stan with a large  new "Trueman" street sign,  confirmation of the corrected  spelling.  The rector of St. Bartholomew's, Esther North,  gathered the family about Stan  for a laying on of hands while  she offered prayer.  Among those who came to  the microphone with recollections were Cloe Day, Mike Bujan, Syd Potter, Bca Rankin,  Gary Foxall���all former colleagues. All remembered a  cheerful, friendly, and  hospitable friend.  Stan was a walking man, and  never owned a car. Elliott tells  of the one adventure his dad  had driving a car. "He never  did have a driver's license.  Once, in order to get to town,  he was given the use of a car  with brief instructions. When  Dad got to the town he realized  he did not know how to stop the  car, and went right on through  before he figured something  out. Got back quite safe,  though."  And from all who attended, a  thank you for the time of pleasant conversation and to the  catering people, commendations.  TEACHER IN BORNEO  Lyn and Yvette Kinsey���Lyn  was recently a teacher at  Chatelech���are now in Brunei  where Lyn is instructor in  geography in university entrance and first year levels at the  country's science college. They  are enjoying  the hot sunny  1G0LDEN LIFELINESi  climate and ihe opportunity to  travel in South-east Asia.  GUIDES BUSY  During the week ol  celebrating the birthdays in  February of the Baden-  Powells��� the founders of  scouting and guiding���some of  the guides were able to talk by  shotl-wave radio to guides in  other parts of Canada. The  Sunshine Amateur Radio Club  provided the means to do this,  and thanks are due lo Steve  Phelps and other club members.  Brownies in Roberts Creek  have earned hostess badges and  baker badges with their work in  preparing and serving a tea for  their mothers and friends.  On Sunday, February 24,  scouts and guides gathered at  Chatelech for a celebration of  the founders' birthdays.  Uniforms Irom 1910 to the present were modelled. All were  reminded lhal scouts and guides  in this worldwide organization  are not all as free as they are  here in Canada.  wishes to announce  the relocation of her practice to  817 Hwy. 101 in the Gibsons Dental Centre  adjacent to the Gibsons Medical Clinic  ���YiuvomnitorrQNLT     namsmua  m  Town ol Gibsons  NOTICE  OF INTERRUPTION  OF WATER SERVICE  On Tuesday, March 12,1991, water service  on Fairmont Road, Gibsons, will be interrupted from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. tor the  purpose of servicing hydrants.  Wilbert Fair  SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC WORKS  by Joyce Ostry  Town of Gibsons  NOTICE OF TEMPORARY  WATER SERVICE INTERRUPTION  ZONE 1 (LOWER GIBSONS)  Throughout the next two months, water users in  Zone 1, lower Gibsons, may experience short water  interruptions because of valve and hydrant  maintenance.  Wilbert Fair  SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC WORKS  Sack* Sill-  Preschool  OPEN HOUSE  for September Registration of 3 & 4 year olds  will be held on  Saturday, March 23, 10 am ��� 12 noon  at the preschool on Harmony Lane.  FOR INFO CALL PAMKLA  ���3184  HALL ACIIVII IKS  There has been a date change  from March 30 lo March 23 for  the monthly dinner at 6 pm at  the Senior Citizens' Hall. Cabbage rolls are on the menu and  the entertainment will feature  Nikki Weber, Floyd Carmen  and George and Marg  Carpenter with Hawaiian  Melodies.  The hall on Mermaid Street  will be abuzz all day on March  23, starting with the Easier Sale  and Tea al II am. People who  are creating crafts al home are  asked lo bring in their items as  soon' as possible so they can be  ticketed. (Just a reminder on  Ihis, as all of these items lake  time lo go over.)  Again, ihere will be a "made  from scratch" bake (able for  Ihe men.  thh.     Gibsons  & District  p"Public Library!  L��� Hours:  ="Tues. 9:30-5 pmg  Wed. 9:30-5pmS  jThurs 12;30-8 pm=i]  jSiil 43115pm     I  iSTORYTIME:   Wed. 10amf"  >:  Uf  I   t  0  CAPILANO  COLLEGE  Courses & Workshops  for Spring '91  National Coaching Certificate Program - Level I  Instructor: Jacquie Ailan-Gye  This program is recognized as extensive & fundamental in  affecting sport development. This level covers role of  coach, growth/development, sport psychology, motor learning, exercise physiology, sports medicine, biomechanics &  training methods.  Sat./Sun. March 16 & 17, 9 a.m. - 4:30p.m. FEE: $75  Career Planning Workshop  For those who are interested in developing or changing a career  plan, this FREE workshop offers:  ��� interest testing  ��� information about programs at Capilano and other colleges  ��� general career exploration  Wednesday, March 20, 1 ��� 3:30 p.m.  Word Processing with WordPerfect 5.0  Instructor: Diane Staples  This introduction to word processing will teach you how to set  up letters, memos, tables, multi-page documents and more using  WordPerfect 5.0. Self-paced learning with help from the  instructor means a pressure-free environment. Class size is  limited to 10 so that each student has exclusive use of a terminal.  Tuesdays A Thursdays, 7 - 9 p.m., March 12 to April 4  FEE.S11S  MS-DOS Basic Skills - Level I  Instructor: Charles Treroewen  Designed for people with little or no hands-on experience with  PCs, this workshop will cover the basics of the MS-DOS  operating system. Learn how to format and copy disks, erase  and rename files and to create simple system files.  Saturday, March 23, 9 a.m. ��� 4p.m. FEE.S45  MS-DOS ��� LEVEL D  This session will emphasize the DOS directory structure.  Learn to find, copy and move files and to follow all of the  DOS commands for file organization.  Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m. - 4p.m. FEE.S45  Basics of Microcomputers - Level IA U  Instructor: Rick Bishop  A combined class using a self-paced, hands-on approach to  extend your knowledge of the software.  Mondays A Wediusdayt, 7 - 10 p.m., March 27 ��� April 22  FEE.S145  Please prt-reglster for ail counts A workshops  5617 If* Awnm ��� Sect* . For InforiMlta.calMS.UiO  On March 13, tickets for the  Seniors' Raffle will go on sale at  Trail Bay Mall. The prizes are a  scatter mat, two children's TV  cushions and a leaded glass picture. The tickets are 50 cents  each or three for one dollar.  The draw will be on March 30.  The pom-pom makers are  always busy at Ihis lime of year  wilh wedding and parade  orders. There are 21 different  colour combinations and they  sell lor 20 cents a piece. Set  pieces can be made lo order,  i.e., hearls, bells, shamrocks,  etc. For orders, phone chairman  Mona Osborne al 885-9392 or  Connie Wilson, co-chair, at  885-2585.  Our next general meeting is  March 21, al 1:30 on Thursday  afternoon, Wc thank, always,  those who come oul to crafts on  Thursday mornings. Don't  think lor one moment that these  people can always attend���so  we always need new people.  Please, gel into ihe habit ol  coming oul, or if you slipped up  and forgol, that's okay���just  come out. We need yout  energy.  Your One Stop Store For  AUTOMOTIVE PARTS & SUPPLIES  IT'S SPRING  TUNE UP TIME  1061 Hwy. 101, Gibsons, B.C. 886-8101  Moil.;Fri..6-6 Sat, 8-6. Sun. 10-3  Violence  Against Women  is a Crime  What happens in some  homes is criminal.  One woman in six is abused  by her partner.  It's not just a family matter.  It's a crime.  And it has to stop.  Here in British Columbia,  ministries of the Provincial  Government are working  with community groups  to solve the problem.  If you're a victim or  know one, there are  people who  can help.  Women's Programs  Carol Gran  Minister Responsible lor  ���J^y Women's Programs  CALL YOUR VICTIMS INF,ORM��ONIUINEJ  1 - 800 - VICTIMS   ��� 1   800 - 842 - 8467  4  ��� ������ IIIMMM���il  "���- - " " �����-".'-��-^m*-<- C*^r-'-' .���_-.-���.. v.v  :vi*^"?^".Tt>*^:irijC-*l'��.j^-v^   i 10.  Coast News, March 11,1991  ID AVIS BAY NEWS,  by I nurtik* Sulli, MS-S2I2  The annual general meeting  will be held on March 12, 1991,  al I pm al the Wilson Creek  Hall. Ciuesi speaker Harry  Almond will be talking about  and answering your questions  about gardening. There will also  be an election of officers. The  library will be open. Memberships are due and payable.  CATCH 16  Calch 16, the club lor  lecnagcrs, is open lor business  March 16 in the Scout Hall on  Simpkins Road. Hours arc 3 pm  lo 7 pm for 12, 13 and 14 year  olds, and lrom7 pm lo II pm  for older. There will be free pop  and chips and live music ���  maybe!  Radio Shack has kindly  donated a 26" television. Thank  Sunshine Feeds  Spring Llvettock Teed Special  Mar 12 to Mar 23  Dealers for Consumer Co-o/j  LAY PELLETS....  ..$5.83  GOAT CHOW....  ..$6.12  CRUSHED OATS..  ..$5.25  16% RABBIT  $7.02  Irowe & Lehman Road, Roberts Creek-  Sharon 886-4812  1SECHELT SCEHARIOl  Signs of Spring  in every bloom  Sechell Mayor Nancy  MacLarty is volunteering  lime al the reception desk to  help town staff calch up on  their workload. Alderman  Joyce Kollbas and Peggy  Wagner are two other elected  officials who have, so far,  volunteered lo meet Iheir  public head-on. The trio will  be rotating shifts.  ��� Jiacl Johnstone photo  you Radio Shack! Donations  would be appreciated of stacking chairs, small tables, two bar  stools and board games. If you  can donate any of these things,  give Joan Graham a call at  885-3436. Donation of your  lime would also be appreciated.  CRAFTS/FLEA MARKET  To be held on March 16,  from 9 am lo 12 noon, al the  Wilson Creek Hall. There will  be 12 tables of goods. As usual  coffee and goodies can be  bought, and there will be a  raffle. It's also a great lime to  visit with your neighbour over a  cuppa.  ANNUAL FLEA MARKET  Legion Ladies' Auxiliary lo  Branch 140 is holding their  annual flea market on April 7,  from 11 am lo 2 pm. There will  be while elephant and home  baking tables. Tables can be  rented for $5 by calling Dorothy  al 885-3823 or Pal al 885-3704.  by Margaret Witt, 885-3364  Signs of spring are  everywhere just now: pussy  willow, crocuses of every  colour, those pink-blossomed  trees lhat I can never remember  ihe names of, and, of course,  the lovely golden daffodil. And  you don't have to look outside  lo gel a glimpse of spring either.  Trail Bay Mall has been  beautifully decorated in the  spring theme. Take a look next  lime you go there shopping.  BAKE SALE  St. Hilda's Anglican Church  women will be holding their annual bake sale in Trail Bay Mall  on Thursday, March 14, starting at 9:30 am. These women  have lo be the best bakers!  There will be breads, buns,  cookies, jams, etc. Be there  early, there's usually a good  turnout for this.  L. Joan R����kl��^  Certified  General Accountant  CompuUr Consulting  Public Accounting  Tax Preparation  888-8354 (7-12 noon)  HOSPITAL AUXILIARY  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary, Sechelt Branch, invites all  members and friends to their  monthly meeting on Thursday,  March 14, at 1:30 pm, at St.  Hilda's Hall. Did you enjoy the  Brown Bag Luncheon? Then  please come and hear all about  our new project for May.  WRITERS MEET  Wednesday, March 13, is the  date of the next meeting of the  Suncoast Writers' Forge. Place?  Rockwood Lodge at 7:30 pm.  Non-members welcome. Refreshments served.  CANCER SOCIETY  There will be a meeting of the  Cancer Society, Sunshine Coast  Unit, at I pm, March 18, in the  Regional Board Office, Royal  Terraces, Sechelt. All welcome.  Pick up your bunch of daffodils  and help in the fight against  cancer. The annual Daffodil  Sale, by the Sunshine Coast unit  of the Cancer Society, will be  going on at Trail Bay Mall, Friday, March 22. Also at Sunnycrest Mall, Madeira Park and  Garden Bay and St. Mary's  Hospital in Sechelt. A nice way  to say you care.  FREE WORKSHOP  Don't forget the free  workshop being offered on  home security and personal  safety awareness at Greenecourt  Hall on Saturday, March 16, 2  pm. This workshop is sponsored by the RCMP and Sunshine   Coast   Victim/Witness  Need  a  Lawyer  or Legal  Information? tlT  Lawyer Referral Service: It you need legal advice  but don't know where to look, or need a lawyer but don't  know one, Ihe Lawyer Referral Service can help, lis simplel  and inexpensive: an interview ot up lo 30 minutes costs  only $10.  Lawyer Referral Service, Vancouver and Lower  Mainland 687-3221.  Dial-a-Law: Free general legal inlormation on  135 different topics is now available 24 hours a day  from touch lone phones. Call 687-4680.  (Callers from rotary phones can be connected by  )ur operator during regular office hours, Monday  to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)  * public Kevin ot tret I.C. ���ranch,  Canadian lar Aitoclation, fundod  by tha Law Foundation of B.C.  Sechelt  -Public Library.  . Hours: ^^^^  fJlTues. 10-30-4pmiy  [Wori. 10-30-1 pm 2  '^Ihurs. 10-30-7pmlfl  ES.il. 10'30-4pm  > Book Drop in Trail Bay Mall 1;  PENDER HARBOUR  MUSIC SOCIETY  PRESENTS  THE LOUISE  ROSE TRIO  In Conckrt  JAZZ, BLUES & GOSPEL  Sat. Mar. 23 - 8 P.M.  Pender Harbour  Community Hall  TICKETS AVAILABLE AT:  I SUNNY'S TALEWIND HOOKS  ] PAPER MILL    WISHFUL TrjINKINO  Saturday. March 16th is   ,  St. Paddy's  TWIN OAKS  DEVELOPMENT CORP.  New 3 bedroom townhome. 1620 9q.ft.  covered balcony, l'/i bathrooms, mini  blinds, skylight, soaker tub, oak  cabinets, b appliances, carport.  Near new 3 bedroom townhome.  2 levels, 5 appliances, l'/2 bathrooms,  skylight, mini blinds, on crawl space,  carport.  Brand new one level townhome. Stone  fireplace, no stairs, 5 appliances, mini  blinds, IV2 bathrooms, shake roof,  carport.  North Road at Kiwanis Way. Gibsons"  newest  townhomes.  Adult  oriented,  single level.  3 different floor plans.  From  $89,900 to $122,900.  Open  dally ��� 1 pm to 4 pm.  ���*������*���***��� Coast News, March 11,1991  11.  UGMONTNEWSi  A view from the landing pad as tree planters begin a working day  in Egmont. ���DUtle Percy photo  TERMINAL  Forest Products Ltd.  LOG  BUYING  STATION  Competitive Prices  Camp Run  ��� CEDAR ��� FIR ��� HEMLOCK ���  886-7033  FANTASTIC  PRICES  FRUIT TREES I  FLOWERING TREES & SHRUBS  Check & Compare Our Quality & Prices  FRUIT  TREES  14.95  and up  Japanese Red Leaf  Maple   3' - 4' tall  ONLY  19.95  JAPANESE PLUM  Pink Flowering, Red Leaves  4' 8' tall 12.95 & UP  ROSES  Wide selection, Grade A-1  Container grown.  IS.rHtl.OfS/ 25.00  ONE WEEK ONLY!  EXTRA LARGE  RHODODENDRONS  3 gal. pots, ready to bloom.  Reg. $25. For one week only...  12.95 ea. OR 2 lor $20  SILVER PAPER RIRCH  A must In every landscape.  Reg. $35      Now only 19.95  MAGNOLIA  SOULANGIANA  15cm. Tulip Shaped Flowers  2 gal. 8.95  PRIMROSES *  POLYANTHUS  Only 95'each or   IQfOr 7.95  *��>  URGE VARIETY OF  PERENNIALS  95<  JAPANESE  FLOWERING CHERRY  Double pink flowers.   ��� __  Reg $55.00      NOW   25.98  DOUBLE RED  HAWTHORNE  Outstanding shade tree with  beautiful deep red flowers.  10' to 12' tall. 25.95  RED FLOWERING  CRAB APPLE ������ ._  Producing edible fruit   22.89  HANGING RASRETS  Heavily planted with  several plants. -  Ordernowll       only 9.95  THUJA PVHAMIDAUS  THUJA SMARAGD  Outstanding Trees for  Foundation and Hedging  Up to 2'till 395  BEAUTIFUL HEATHER  8 different colours      t-m mM  tgal.   12.25ea. or  8/10.00  Large variety of potted  PERENNIAL PLANTS  OUTSTANDING,  THE NURSERY.  BARGAINS  CHISIO ON MONDAYS  SUNSHIIMK COAST Nl IKSI HY  88fi ?/%  1HARBOUR WATCHl  by Oak Petty, 8SM22S  Everytime you pick up a local  newspaper these days, you read  more and more about the controversy over the forest industry. Sometimes it's good  news, but mostly it isn't.  A lot of people get their information through the media or  from what they have heard.  Some have clambered through  logged areas and many others  react by what they see in the  scars of logging but the full picture never seems to be  presented.  The focus tends to lean  toward the harvesting sector of  the industry because of the environmental and visual impact,  but to ignore other aspects is  unfair.  For instance, a petition has  surfaced in Egmont calling for  the immediate halt of all logging  on the Sunshine Coast. It took  no time at all for signatures to  gather on the page, which indicates that we have an environmentally conscious community but, methinks a plea for  increased funding for all environmental issues, including  forest management and reforestation, would be a more  realistic approach.  Let's face it. The forest industry is going to be around for  awhile. Rather than always  taking the position of placing  the industry in the bad guy role,  we should try to work with  them and have them work with  us.  Admittedly, big mistakes  have been made in the past and  probably always will be made  but I do see (he industry making  an attempt, no matter how  seemingly small, at trying to improve their forest management  policies. Through public  pressure and an on-going  learning process, changes are  coming about in at least a few  areas of which I am aware. For  example, since 1988, the B.C.  Ministry of Forests has implemented a zero tolerance  policy on all projects which has  made for smaller cutblocks, and  less   wastage   left   behind.  Sawmills have been retooled to  process smaller timber. In the  past 10 years, the logging work  force has been decreasing and  the silviculture work force has  been increasing. In another 10  years, reforestation will be a  larger pan of the industry than  logging.  This is a large province with  few places left that haven't been  logged. Certainly, I feel that the  last stands of first growth forest  should be saved, as well as areas  that are considered spiritually or  ecologically sensitive. That  leaves a fairly large amount of  area which, if managed wisely,  could provide ample sustainable  yield and still leave room for  everyone else.  Optimistically, we should be  heading towards a future forest  management plan which could  embrace ideas such as land  stewardship and more manual,  labour intensive programs  aimed at tending plantations,  thus reducing the need for herbicide application now  favoured.  Cooperation has to be a key  factor in seeing these dreams  become a reality. Instead of  complaining about something  without checking the facts, or  signing a petition which would  put your neighbour out of  work, we should try and see our  forests, trees and all. We owe it  to ourselves and to future  generations.  PARTY TIME  In the celebrating department, the Egmont Community  Hall was once again the scene of  mirth and merriment as a good  crowd turned out to dance  winter out of their bones.  Thanks to Marten Mees for  providing the musical entertainment which got the toes  tapping.  Be prepared. Get out your  favourite sweet treat recipes  because news of a Spring Tea  has come my way. Look for the  date next week.  For all of you ardent calendar  watchers, have a good ides of  March on the 15th and, of  course, the luck o' the Irish on  Sunday.  by team V'ncet.1. SIMMS  OFFICERS ELECTED  The Auxiliary to St. Mary's  Hospital Elected Officers for  1991 are as follows: president,  Lou Farrell; vice-president,  Fran Cattermole; secretary,  Sheila Adkin; treasurer, Joan  Jensen; publicity, Viv Alexander.  The auxiliary's next meeting  will be on March 13 at I pm, at  St. Andrew's Church Hall.  Everyone is welcome!  Remember that the auxiliary is  having a St. Patrick's Day Bake  Sale on March 16 at our shopping centre. Also on sale will be  stuffed bunnies for Easter. Get  them while they last!  NEW FLOAT  Madeira Government Dock  main float will be renewing  float A in the next few weeks.  Anticipate boat shuffling and  power disconnections for approximately one to three days.  Drizzle Enterprises will be the  main contractor.  GARDEN BAY PUB  If you want to have a good  time with friends on Easter  weekend, Norm Jones will be  performing at the Garden Bay  Pub from 9 pm to I am. Watch  for the opening of the pub's  new kitchen and the new menu.  It will be a real treat!  POOL NEWS  There's a lot happening at the  Pender Harbour Aquatic and  Fitness Centre in the next couple of weeks. If you would like  to jot down dates and sessions.  here they are: March 17 is the  St. Patrick's Day swim. Wear  green and you can swim for the  family rate all day.  Fitness, first aid and CPR  certifications will all be on  March 24, from 8 am to 5 pm.  A National Life Guard course  will run from April I to 5. Keep  in mind that the pool will be  closed to the public from March  31 to April S for renovations. It  will reopen on April 6.  If you haven't got wet  enough by then, you may  register for the spring session at  I pm on April 6. For more information, please contact the  pool at 883-2612.  TAXIS COMING  On April I, the Sunshine  Coast Cab Company will be  open for business in Pender  Harbour. We all welcome this  long overdue service!  There will be two cars, running seven days aweek, 24 hours  a day. One great plus is that  they have no minimum charge,  no flat rates. Meters are installed in all the cars. Anyone with  good driving standards, who  has a class four licence, or  anyone that has a washroom or  coffee room available, please  phone June at 885-6247.  AS THE TIDE CHANGES  A belated happy birthday to  Dr. A. Vance! Being retired has  not put a burden on him, he's  looking younger than ever!  Take care driving in our area  in the evening, there are still  some slippery sections.  Until next week���be good to  yourself.  NEW?  On ihTCoasl  Baby  Bride or bride to be  Hava w�� visited YOU yet?  We have Gifts to welcome you.  CALL USl  Helen Milburn 886-8676    Ruth Bulplt 885-5847  Nan Nanson    886-3416    Rosemarie Cook 885-5821  Tkx Tips for your 1990 Return  Aft} bWtf" 0UX. o^Ck.^''  Revenue Canada doesn't just collect taxes, it also delivers  federal and provincial credits you could benefit from, including  the goods and services tax credit, the child tax credit, and this  year, for the last time, the federal sales tax credit. But if you  don't file a tax return because you don't owe any taxes, you  could miss out.  Is tax filing easier this year?  Revenue Canada has introduced new measures to simplify  the tax filing process. The guides use clearer, plainer language,  the Special return has been trimmed down and there are two  new "no calculation" returns. The one-page, gold 65 Plus  return is for seniors with income from pensions or interest. The  white Short return is for people, like students, with simpler tax  situations. If you choose one ot the "no calculation" returns,  we'll do all the calculations, including any federal or provincial  credits you may be eligible for.  Got some tips?  First, look in the Guide that comes In your tax package. It gives  you step-by-step instructions and helpful tax tips. Read the  explanations for the lines that apply to you, and ignore those  that don't. If your income situation hasn't changed much from  last year, you can use last year's return as a reference.  What if I have questions?  If you can't find the answers in the Guide, you can call the  people at Revenue Canada. The best times to get through  are before 10:00 a.m. and after 2:00 p.m. From February  25 through April 30, Revenue Canada's phone hours are  extended to 8:00 p.m., Monday to Thursday. There's also an  automated phone service called T.I.P.S., for answers to common questions. For a complete list of services and phone  numbers in your region, see your Guide.  What other services are available?  You can visit Seasonal Tax Assistance Centres in convenient  locations, like shopping malls, for information, guides and  forms. See your local newspaper for times and locations.  There's also a video called "Stepping Through Your Tax  Return" that you can borrow from public libraries or your  district taxation office.  Anything I should watch for?  Make sure all the personal information printed on your return  is correct, especially your address. Before you start, make sun  you have all your receipts and information slips. Check your  calculations, and attach all the information that's asked for in  the return. These steps will help avoid delays in getting your  refund.  If I move, will I still get my cheque?  If you're moving, call or write Revenue Canada with your new  address, so we can make sure your cheque gets to you. If you  have more questions, talk to the people at Revenue Canada  Taxation. They're People with Answers.  PEOPLE WITH ANSWERS  Canada  A  ttmmmiaili!k  illl ���ae.i.att"*��"����� 12.  Coast News, March 11,1991  See them In action all day  Sat., Mar. J6 at our Sechelt location  Sun., Mar. 17 at our Gibsons location.  DESTINY model  In gun metal grey  (no gold trim)  CLASSIC  Gold door & trim  ECLIPSE II  165900  199900  229900  3 units in actual operation  Manufacturer's Representative  in attendance to explain  Eclipse's  I* FREE FLOW FEED SYSTEM (no auger)  ��� HIGH HEAT OUTPUT  I* CLEAN FUEL & BURN  Pallet atove acceaaorlea too  BUILDING SUPPLIES*  TWO LOCATIONS   sunshine coast highway Gibsons  wharf and dolphin sechelt  ��� ��������'*������ Coast News, March 11,1991  Young  scientists  vie for  awards  by Joel Johnston*  Science projects from Langdale to Madeira  Park will converge on Sunnycrest Mall this coming Friday as part of the district finals judging  event.  Though judging is limited to Grades 4 through  12, primary and elementary students joined in to  help put on daily science lairs. For everything  from beanstalks to rap-budgies, environmental  oil spills to parachuted waterbombs���parents and  staff,all jumped in to lend a hand in helping  everyone earn a little knowledge through science.  3 Out of 10  Canadian  Students  Drop Out...  And We All  Pay The Price.  | Every year, 3 oul of 10  Canadian students drop out  before finishing high school...  And they realize all too soon  that it isn't as easy as they  thought.  The fact is, over the next few  years, the majority of new jobs  will require a high  school education as  a minimum. ^  Without it, young OUT  IS  110  people simply won't  have the choices, the  Dropping  opportunities or freedom  they're looking for.  When 30% drop out...over  100,000 students a year...it  affects everyone ��� parents,  educators, employers,  Canadian society as a whole.  Making sure that young  people stay in  school is important  for all of us...and  more important  today than ever  before.  way out.  Let's do something about it.  i��i  Government  ol Canada  Gouvernement  du Canada  Minister ol Stat*     Ministre d'ttat  lor Youth alaJeuneue  Canada  Al Madeira Pau fclemen-  ary, Grade 5 teacher Cam  Vealherslon hopes lo send  iny where from 40 to 50 projects  lown to Gibsons for display.  ���'Probably three people will  ic going to the district finals for  Udging," he says, "but the  vhole school is involved in the  Mence Fair...Grades 2 and 3  ire doing bean plant growth experiments, and the 4, 5, and 6  trades are doing individual  projects. We're going to pick  one from each class to go to the  mall."  Cedar Grove Elementary in  Gibsons held close to three days  of ongoing science events. On  Monday and Tuesday, all the  kids were actively involved in  gearing up their projects for  Wednesday afternoon's extravaganza.  Some projects couldn't  wait,���Fran Gamache's second  year primary class saw chicks  hatching from Iheir eggs in the  class incubator as early as Tuesday, but the real event came  first thing Wednesday morning.  The class synopsis: "At 7:30  am, Chelsea saw that ihere were  nine or 10 chicks hatched...Mr.  Van Kleek helped move the  chicks, one stayed to keep the  other eggs company."  Don Van Kleek, or "Mr.  Science...the mad scientist," as  Cedar Grove Principal Jim  Davidson calls him, is the chief  organizer for the district event.  Van Kleek, however, gives all  the credit to secretaries Inge  Harrison and Lorna Snazell,  who   designed   that   school's  Photos try Smart Burnside, Anne Cook, Joel Johnstone, Rose Nicholson  and lea Schultt.  awards. They, however, say  "There were a lot of parents  who were judges and volunteered their time. We were really  impressed. It is all the parent  volunteers."  Snazell says the whole event  "is really neat because there's  something for everyone lo do  and everyone gets a certificate.  So participation is for  everyone."  "The exciting thing," Davidson says, "is this year the big  finals will be in Vancouver for  the first lime."  But first the kids have to get  through the district judging,  then it's on lo Richmond for  regional competition.  Gibsons Elementary,  Langdale and West Sechelt all  rolled their day events into the  evening���Tuesday, Wednesday  and Thursday, respectively���so  the kids could dumbfound their  parents with the wonders of  modern technology. And  Roberts Creek, having conflicting schedules, found itself  competing with Cedar Grove  for media attention. Someone  there didn't do their research...  School District No. 46 (Sunshine Coast)  NOTICE OF MEETING  m      CANCELLATION      MJ  The Board meeting regularly scheduled for  Tuesday, March 12th, has been cancelled.  :��� 14.  Coast News, March 11,1991  BUY THIS SPACE  CALL YOUR AD REP  GIBSONS 886-262?  SECHELT: 885-3930  Fruit  store  love  match  by Jan Michael Sherman  fPU*  When you're a journeyman  musician, you know what it is to  travel light. Aside from your  axe, your songs, and your innate belief in yourself and your  talents, there's your audience,  the one, sometimes elusive  aspect of your life, you just  can't take along with you.  You've got to book a gig and  hope for the best. Oh, if you're  working a club or a concert  sweating an audience falls lo Ihe  promoter, but often you  are the promoter as well as the  main attraction.  Honolulu-born Wesley  Furumoto has spent ihe last 20  years on the road, largely in the  islands his grandfather came to  from Hiroshima at the turn of  the century. "My dad's dad  came to Hawaii to work the  sugar cane fields," the 40 year  old Furumoto recalled during a  casual, drop-in interview late  last week. "He's been a rice  farmer in Japan who married a  'picture bride.' "  Wesley plays six to 12-string  guitars and "most other  stringed instruments", as well  as having penned 30 songs,  some of which have made it onto the two albums he's cut  "which I sell at my gigs."  Accompanying Furumolo  was his California-bred wife,  Vickie. Although married for  only a couple of years, their  romance goes back more than  15. "I was having my baby at  home on Maui 17 years ago,"  says Vickie, laughingly adding  that "Of course I was married,  to somebody else at the time. I  had seen Wesley play  somewhere on the islands and I  called him up and asked if he'd  play  and   sing   to   help   me  Singer-  songwriter  Wesley  Furumoto.  -Jan Michael  Sherman photo j   through the birth thing, you  know?"  Wesley grins shyly, and adds  that "I later wrote 'So Tlie  River Flows' ��� one of my  favourite songs ��� based on the  event."  Wesley and Vickie didn't see  each other for 15 years, each  going about separate lives  which, ultimately, wound up  working their way back  together. Remembers Vickie  "We found each other again in  a fruit store in Maui���totally by  chance. I'd left my second husband three months earlier... 1  wasn't single for long."  "It was magic," affirms  Wesley. "We were both 'ripe'  for each other at that point. I'd  been through a bad marriage  for the past 10 years, and 1 was  ready for something to  happen."  Furumoto specializes in both  traditional and "contemporary  original" Hawaiian music, and  cracked up entirely when asked  if he did any Don Ho material.  He and Vickie have been spending the last year here on the  Sunshine Coast, but hint at a  little homesickness for the  islands.  On Saturday, March 23, at  the Gibsons Motor Inn, Wesley  will be presenting an evening of  his music, his hope being,  naturally enough, that there's a  rabid contingent of coasters out  there enough taken with the  kind of music he sings and plays  to fill the hall and raise the roof.  But because Wesley's a man  of many musical facets���and  because most people like  variety���he'll be featuring more  than a taste of reggae, calypso,  rock and roll, and folk.  Oh yeah, if you want more  information you can call the  promoters at 886-9621. (Just  ask for Wesley or Vickie).  Aloha.  SYLVIA  Make the Sylvia part  of your Vancouver adventure,..  Single from $47    Double from $55  Featuring "Sylvia's Restaurant & Bistro"  ...Overlooking Vancouver's English Bay  On the Beach at 1154 Gilford 681-9321  On thm Arta beat  RegionaTexhibition opens  ������'*e**r'  >*���  Health unit  Tuberculin Skin Testing and  Travellers' Clinic will be held on  Mondays from 3 to 4 pm,  March 4, II, 18, and 25 and  travellers' clinic only from 3 to 4  pm on Thursdays, March 7,14,  21 and 28 in Gibsons. In  Sechelt, the dates are Mondays,  March 4,18 and 25 (3:30 to 5:45  pm). The Pender Harbour clinic  can be arranged upon request.  Please make appointments  for clinics.  STD (Sexually Transmitted  Disease) Clinic will be held  Wednesdays, March 13 and 27  in Gibsons from 4 to 4:30 pm  A clinic will be held in Sechet  on Monday, March 4 from 3:3|  to 5:45 pm. Information,"'  counselling and testing; (including AIDS) will be given. No  appointment necessary.  PUPPET WORKSHOP  Puppet making, puppetry  skills and storytelling ate the  focus of an exciting afternoon  workshop to be held at the Arts  Centre in Sechelt, Saturday,  March 23, at 1 pm. Alison  Lindsay who has gained a  reputation with the younger set  for her charming renditions of  traditional tales like the Three  Pigs and Jack in the Beanstalk,  is the instructor.  Materials to be used in the  workshop can be found around  the home so kids seven and up  will easily be able to apply what  they've learned to create a wide  array of characters.  Enrolment is limited so please  pre-register before March 22 by  calling 885-5007 or 885-5412.  The fee is $3 with a family rate  of $8.  EXHIBITIONS  The Sunshine Coast Regional  Exhibition opens Wednesday,  March 13, and runs till April 6.  As this goes to press, the works  have not been juried, but by the  time you read this, Lynda Gammon and Keith Wallace will  have considered the numerous  entries (over 100 in some  previous years). The 15 selected  | Friendly Counlry legion^  r^A Roberts  mi Creek  LEGION  Branch 219  Fri., March 15  St. Patrick's Day  DANCE  '     Sat.. March 16  Welcome Back  MISS CLARKE!  pieces, our regional quota, will  represent the Sunshine Coast at  the Provincial Exhibition Images and Objects IX to take  place at the 1991 B.C. Festival  of The Arts held May 22 to 26  in North Vancouver. The jurors  delivered their evaluations to an  audience at the Arts Centre last  Sunday.  Ron Patterson will be showing raku pottery simultaneously  with the regional show. He says  that "Raku allows one to loosen  up and be creative���the  elements of pottery seem to  flow together as one. Taking the  red-hot pot from the kiln and  covering it with sawdust, surrendering so much control over  a piece constructed with such  care, goes against the grain of  traditional pottery making. At  the moment, when the still-hot  pot emerges from the sawdust  and smoke and water is splashed on the surface to freeze the  colour, earth fire and water are  in my hands and I'm back in  control."  Another good chance to meet  and talk with artists and jurors  is the reception for Ron Patterson and the regional show  artists this coming Saturday,  March 16, 2 pm to 4 pm, at the  Arts Centre. Everyone is  welcome���there will be coffee,  tea, and plates of snacks and  hors d'oeuvres provided to fuel  the animated discussions typical  of such events.  Arts Centre hours are 11 am  to 4 pm, Wednesdays to Saturdays, and Sundays from 1 pm  to 4 pm.  Innerwoven presents  In Concert  "From the Hawaiian Islands,  Music from the Heart"  WESLEY FURUMOTO  Singer, songwriter, entertainer, recording artist  Gibsons Motor Inn  Saturday, March 23, 7:30 pm  $7" ar Ihe door    $6���� advance       886-9621  rt"  FRIDAY NITE DINNER  imraandDonillrJa/tft  unit wtlcomt    OnfJ  rillajd Ntw York Steak  Sat. Night Dinners    !  Talk to  on  Your Community Station  Mark Nell, organizer with The Spicer  Commission hosts 3'A hours ot lively  community television In this special  "live" phone In program.  Tuesday, March 12  6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  on  Coast Cable 11  ���*i ��������� i*i i��i ��������� i*i i*i ���*! i*i i*i  Cowrie Si . S��t  885 2916  TETRAHEDRON SKI CLUB  GENERAL MEETING  Tuesdayr March 12th, 7:30 pm  Roberts Creek School* Community Use Room  Rcfrt^mmtseEixryone WeiimitUCmest Speakers ��� Door Prizes  Courtesy of; Gibsons Family Sports & GBS    886-2673  ------- ���   .    ....  t-tj >���>. sm  eav u,yr i>r ,��.   ,    m   *��� -m. ^+m r\e*.-a Rolling  through  the Rockies  Pages from a life log  Peter Trower  Coast News, March 11,1991  After miles of unalloyed  marvel, the highway ducks  behind a stone escarpment and  the hypnotic peaks are lost to  view. The road turns sharply  right and begins to climb steeply. The rock formations we are  passing through now are bizar-  rely twisted and crumpled; folded layers of strata exemplifying  the enormous internal pressures  that thrust these mountains into  being a few milennia ago. (The  Rockies are relatively young in  geological reckoning.)  We push uphill for a few  more miles and arrive at the  while, fissured expanse of the  Columbia ice fields, source of  the Columbia River. At the  lodge, we stop for coffee and  sandwiches. Yvonne wants to  take a snowmobile ride across  the glacier but a trip has just left  and it is getting late.  Just beyond the ice fields we  spot a number of people staring  up at the cliffs. The reason is  quickly apparent���there are five  or six mountain sheep moving  nimbly across the slopes. One  ewe has, a lamb with her���a tiny  bewildered creature like a living  toy, hiding in the shadow of its  mother. The acrobatic ovines  are the first wild creatures we  have seen, apart from birds.  They eye us without fear as we  capture them eagerly on film.!  Not far past this point, the  country opens up again and  there are a few more impressive  mountain vistas. But they are  not as striking as some of the  earlier peaks. The Rockies seem  to be winding down. It is almost  as though they are starting to  run out of ideas.  Shortly, we hit the pretty  mountain town of Jasper,  essentially a northern version of  Banff in a more heavily-wooded  setting. Under other circumstances it might seem more  impressive but, in comparison  with the natural wonders we  have just passed through, it appears a bit predictable and mundane. A long ski-lift climbs to  the summit of a bald mountain,  just south of town. We turn  west on the Yellowhead Highway and are soon entering BC  again. ,  Cloud cover has soaked us in  again, rendering the forested  land wan and lifeless/ Along the  lower side of the road an earthen grass-covered mount with  a flat crown can be seen, running parallel to the/highway. It  is the abandoned roadbed of the  old Grand Trunk Railway, long  since absorbed jt/y the CNR. A  forlorn wind blows listlessly  through the trees. We are enter  ing Tay John country. :  Rattling down the Yellowhead  from Jasper in the gloom  of a sunless day  past dull slate-grey lakes -  glowering cliffs where clouds  and shadows  cling like cobwebs -  towns thai don't exist  and monstrous Mount Robson  looming through ihe mist  Rattling down the Yellowhead  across the timid birth trickle  of the Fraser River  bound to burgeon and build  into a rampaging flood ���  a muddy Amazon of power  before il marries the distant sea  Rattling down the Yellowhead  where Tay John cut his legend  like a packlrail  through Ihe underbrush of  history -  made his famous cache  for no man's knowledge but his  own  in ihe heyday of ihe  Fur Brigades  Ranting down Ihe Yellowhead  through past and present  oul of darkness into sunlight  and dusty Valemounl  raw railside town  lo make our twilight bivouac  al another anonymous motel.  The clouds do indeed lift  again before we finish the long  day's run and we enjoy another  brief spate of sun before night  closes in. Valemount, an obscure backwater for many  years, is enjoying a tourist  boom due to the popularity of  helicopter skiing. New businesses have sprung up and  shabby old buildings are undergoing renovation. At a local  cafe, we enjoy our best meal of  the whole trip, prepared by a  master chef who used to work  at the Hotel Vancouver. ,  To be continued...  Channel Eleven  This Community  Television Schedule  Courtesy ot:  SOUTH COAST FORD  835-3281  Tuesday, March 12/91  6:30 PM  Live Phone-in  Talk to the Spicer Commission  Mark Neil, organizer with the  Spicer Commission hosts 3'/:  hours of lively community  television in this special live  phone-in show. Viewers are invited to call in during the program with their thoughts on  Canada's future.  Thursday, March 14/91  7:00 PM  Parliamentary Talkback  Live Phone-In  Join Maureen Clayton and  her guests MP Ray Skelly and  provincial   representatives   to  your community channel and as  close as your phone. Tune in to  watch and call in to join the  discussion   with   your   ideas,  questions and comments.  8:00 PM  Wesl Howe Sound Parks  The   West   Howe   Sound  Recreation     Commission  presents a look at five of the  parks in our area.  Featured  parks   include   Cliff  Gilker,  Soames Hill, Whispering Firs,  White Tower and Smith Cove  15.  Regional Parks. If you have  been wondering what to do with  the kids on the weekend, why  not pack a picnic lunch and  check out one of the parks  featured in this program  M5PM  Commitment lo Life  Sponsored by the Canadian  Pharmaceutical  Society,   this  half hour docudrama weaves a  story about Alex Burns who  suffers a heart attack and subsequently  undergoes  a  heart  transplant. The program also  celebrates the past century in  Canadian medicine through the  important drug discoveries of  the Canadian medical industry.  How  to be a Local  Hero  Smile. Save your charitable  lax receipts when you give  money and take advantage  of the deduction on your uxes.  You'll be doing good and saving  money, and that's reason to smile.  Be a Local Hero.  BAY MOORINGS  RESTAURANT  Elegant dining with a  fabulous view overlooking  Horseshoe Bay.  * Mediterranean Specialties  ��� Seafoods  ��� Pastas & Pizzas  ��� Steaks  OPEN DAILY 11:30 AM UNTIL 11 PM  6330 Bay St., Horseshoe Bay 921-8184  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, pasla, pizza, Thai  food, and lots of NKW dishes. Don'i  miss Andy's greal Brunch Buffet every  Sunday from I lam-3 pm. Hwy 101, Gibsons, 886-3388. Open 11-9, Sun. closed  Mondays, 11-10 Tues.-Sat.  Arigato Sushi Japanese  ttetaurant- Walk on the Langdale  tiny and join us for an erotic dining experience in Horseshoe Bay. Or, phone  ahead and we'U have your favourite  Japanese Delicacies ready for pick-up.  Choose from our wide variety of sumptuous traditional hot entrees or the many  (Mi, expertly prepared and presented  Items available from our sushi bar.  Hours: Tucs.-Sun. & Holiday Mondays,  11:30am-10:00pm. 6342 Bay St.,  Horseshoe Bay, ph. 921-6300 for reservations..  ,Cafe Pierrot- Comfortable atmosphere with warm, helpful staff.  Hotnenade pastas, quiches and daily  specials are all prepared with the freshes  Ifcredients- both healthful and delicious.  Our whole wheat bread and scrumptious  teetterts are baked fresh daily, on the  .(nnkei. Outside dining, rake out orders  for the 'beach and cappudno are  available. The Coast's bistro..* unique  II   Ihe  Coarrr   ittdf.   Mon.   -   SB.  9am-5pm Closed Sunday. Teredo  Squire, Sechelt. Phone ahead for your  lunch! 8859962.  CtMIt Chlb Cafe- Bright, open,  casual dining for break fan and lunch.  Fresh is the order of Ihe day for all of our  menu Items. Big burgers, pasta dishes,  Mexican specials, sandwiches, salads and  a variety of dally features. An adult environment with European flair, which offers dining at reasonable prices. Open  from S am daily. Join us for weekend  brunch. 5519 Wharf Ave., Sechelt,  885-9344. Visa and Mastercard accepted-  sealing for 60.  Frances' Dining Lounge ��� Join us  for family dining at Frances' Dining  Lounge at the Pender Harbour Hotel on  Highway 101. The atmosphere is comfortable, the sufr warm and friendly, and  Ihe irmu excellent. We are open Monday  to Fridiy 6:30 an to 10 pm and Salurday  and Sunday 8 am lo 10 pm. Friday and  Saturday are Prime Rib rdtes; look for  other great spedab on Sunday. Enjoy a  view of the harbour Hid remember that  private parties can be arranged. Call  883-9330.  HaltJ-A-WaylUrtwranl-Bring the  whole family and join ut for (mat dining  at Ihe Haid-AWay Restaurant in (Jib-  sons Motor Inn, on Hwy. 101 at Park  Rd. Our friendly, helpful tuff and warm,  feasant atmosphere will add to youren-  joymem of our excellent breakfast, lunch  and dinner menu, which includes a  children's section. We're open Sun. lo  Wed. from 6 am until 9 pm, and llrurs.  to Sal. from 6 am until lOpm.On Sunday  our regular breakfast menu is offered  from 6-10 am, our dinner menu is in effect from 2:30-9 pm, and from 10 am  -2:30 pm, in addition lo our regular lunch  menu, we offer a fabulous 'Buffet  Brunch' featuring a scrunrptuous salad  bar, a different selection of hot and cold  entrees each week, and showcasing some  of Chef Mario's sculptures. Eat lo your  heart's content for only $8.95. For reservations, 8*64501. 55 Seats plus banquet  room. Visa and Mastercard accepted.  The Omega Ptna, Steak And'  UtaWer House - Wilh a perfect view  of Gibsons marina, and a good time atmosphere, the Omega is a peopre-  waicher's paradise. You'll often see  Bruno Gerussi, former star of the  Beachcombers, dining here. Menu'in-  dudes pizza, pasta, steaks and seafood.  Steaks and seafood ate their specialties.  Banquet facilities available. Very special  children's menu. Average dinner for two:  $20. Reservations recorrmended. Located  In Gibsons Landing �� 1538 Gower Point  Rd. 186-2261. Open for Lunch Mon.  -Fri., 11:30-2:30; Dinner Drily 4-9 pm,  Fri. & Sat,'III 10 pm.  The Parthenon Greek Tavctna-  Located on the esplanade in downtown  Sechelt. We spedaUte in Greek Cuisine,  IMt seafood, steaks, patu. and pita.  Open 6 days a week ��� Tues. through  Thurs., from II am -10pm and Fri. *  Sal., II am - II pm. We are open for  lunch ��� try our dairy luncheon specials.  Lunch is served from II am ��� 3 pm.  Rctervaiions recomrnended. We also  have lake-out - pizza, ribs, pasta, Greek  food and much morel 883-1995 or  8852833. Katherina ��� Hostess.  NIGHT  ON THE TOWN  Bhw Heron Ion- For dinners only.  FUly licenced. Wednesday to Sunday,  Spm to 9pm. Closed for lunch. Closed  (torn December 24 lo February 2.  For reservations phone Laurie or  Heather. 885-3147.  Qtek House - Intimate dining and  European cuisine in a sophisticated yet  casual atmosphere. We serve rack of  lamb, duck, crab, dams, scallops, steaks,  ���ho daily specials. Reservations recomrnended. Roberts Creek Road and Beach  Avenue - 885-9321. Open 6 pm. Closed  Mondays tt Tuesdays. V. MC. 40 seals.  IV Wharf ��� Open for breakfast,  jwdi and dinner seven days a week.  ���anhtlUng ocean view and sunsets  from every table. Continental cuisine and  ���"food at ru best. Sunday Brunch from  11 ��m - 2 pm. Fitly licensed and air-  "odWoned. Dinner reservations recom-  . Hwy. 101, Davis Bay. 885-7285.  Backeddy Pub - Enjoy Ihe natural  beauty of Jcrvis Inlet while tasting one of  our many homestyk sperialtics in the  pub; or the casual sumxindings of our  family restaurant. Our "Skookum  Burger" is a challenge lo the biggest appetite. Pub hours: Sun. lo Thurs., 11:30  FINE DINING  The Terrace al BonnMrook-Wiih  an ocean panorama, The Terrace al Bon-  niebrook, located on the waterfront al  Gower Point, offers superb Wesl 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. Now closed for our winter  break. To book special events, please call  886-2887. Watch for our spring reopening.  Mariners' Restaurant - On the  waterfront with one of Ihe 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 lo Saturday: Lunch 11-3, Monday lo  Salurday: Dinner 5-10 and Sunday 5-9,  Sunday Brunch 11-3. 100 seats. V. M.C.  am lo 11:30 pm, Fri. Is Sat., II am to  dosing. Kitchen hours: Mon. A Tues., 12  noon lo 7 pm, Wed. to Sun., Il:30amlo  7:30 pm. Backeddy Pub - located "i mile  north of Egmont on Maple Road.  Cedars Neighbourhood Pub ���  Great food every day all day. Appetizers  and full menu along with terrific daily  spedab, available 'till 9 pm every night.  We're known for our great atmosphere  and good times. Sun. - Thurs. open 'till  midnight, Fri. A Sal. open 'till 1 am.  Visa, Mastercard and reservations accepted. 88MI7I.  Irvine's Landing Marine Pub -  Excellent lunches, dinners and appetizers  served in a friendly and casual waterfront  pub selling overlooking the mouth of  Pender Harbour. Prime rib every Salurday. Free moorage available for boaters  visiting wilh us. We're located al the end  of Irvine's Landing Road, and we're open  Wednesday to Sunday from noon lo 11  pm. Kitchen open 12 noon lo 8 pm. Call  883-1145.  EAT IN ��� TAKE OUT  Ernie tt 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, or $10 minimum orders.  Small charge for orders under S10. Open  late every night. Hwy. 101, Gibsons.  886-7813.  '���'.tr!  i  m^mmmmtmjjmm  UttKiMMM  _-iii 16.  Coast News, March 11,1991.  SPORTS  BUY THIS SPACE  CALL YOUR AD REP  GIBSONS: 886-2622  SECHELT: 885-3930  On the rocks  The 1991 (iilisnns Table Tennis Tournament began last week.  Round robin competition will continue each Tuesday night till  March 19. Joel Johnstone photo  Gibsons minor Ball  Late Registration  Sat., March 16th  1 -3pm  Sunnycrest Mall  LAST CHANCE!  Payment due upon registration  $22 per child, no phone registration"  (Boys and girls ages 5 to 14  as of Dec. 31, 1990)  TIDE TABLES  Dale    rime  4:05  12  9:50  TU  2:15  9:15  13.9  10.2  12.0  4.4  Date  Ht rr  4:30 14.0  1310:15 9.4  WE  3:15 12.3  9:55 4.5  Dal  Tin  HI Fl  4:50 14.0  1410:45 8.4  TH  4:05 127  10:30 4.7  Dale  r.me   HI Fl  5:10 14.1  1511:10 7.3  FR 4:55 13.1  11:05 5.3  REFERENCE: Point Atkinson r������t��r��c*i*Ni|ro��r��t.  D..ltl. CI..J..J Tl��� ' hl " "" >'" S mln-,M ������eh " ���' rlt*  Pacitic standard Time ana r mm ior .act. n 0t tan  Seabnxl  RENTALS LTD  PAStotlf Maplrri Nailer/Spihrr*  t r,.l (tin* Nj.lrr, finite- Nailer*  RrmliriK Nailer,    Hardwood floor Nailer,  (all fur QUOrlS on NAIL STOCK  lor fcnliih, Senco, fatlode, ess.  T~  EQUIPMENT & TOOLS FOR  INDUSTRY, CONSTRUCTION, HOME & FARM  Mon.-Sat., 8-5  Hwy.ioi.Qitnons 88d-6744  m  Gibsons  Swimming Pool  Call 886-9415 for further Information  Monday 4 WirJniirjay  Early Bird  Atliw lit  Patent & Tol  Noon Swim  Lessons  Swim Club  Lengths  Only/Masters  6 308 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  TueirJiy i Thuridiy  Seniors Filness 10:00-11:00  Seniors Swim 11:00-12:00  Adpl. Aquatics 2:30-3:30  Lessons 3:30-5:30  Adult Lessons 5:30-6:00  Public 6:00-8:00  FrlrJlyt  Early Bird  Aqua-Fit  Seniors Swim  Noon Swim  Swim Club  Public  Underwater  Hockey  Saturdays  Public  Public  Swim Club  Family  Public  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  1:30-3:30  3:30-5:00  MOVEMENT FITNESS - Tuesday * Thuridiy 8:00 p.m.  Re-energize through movemenl lhal will leave you physically & e)ir��ltonil-  ly relreshed. This comprehensive whole body program gently builds  ' strength, endurance, flexibility S balance.  Instructor - Ziti Gaud*!  LESSON SCHEDULE  Jin, 7 - Fib. 7  Fib. 11 ��� Mir. 21  Apr. 15 - Miy 16  July 1 - July 12  July 15 ��� July 21  nOL CLOtUHES:  July 27 - Sept. 9  Publication ot this  schedule sponsored by  SUPER VALU  Tournament of hearts final  by Harry Tamer  This weekend, I enjoyed watching the Tournament of Hearts  ladies curling Final, but it was  rather distressing to see New  Brunswick lose because of a  beginner's mistake. The last  rock of the game which was so  crucial was lost to a brush hair  under the stone. It occurred  because the New Brunswick  ladies lifted their brushes  without making that last stroke  completely across the face of  the stone and they left the debris  behind. Beginner or not, it is a  good lesson to remember.  The teachers' spiel was held  lasi weekend and a good time  was had by all, I hope. Ten  learns took part. Sorry for the  errors in the count of the second  place learns guys, next lime I  promise to add better. The  Turkey shoot was won by Swcr-  vyn Mervyn from downunder.  He put that 'squacking bird'  right on the button. I guess he'll  remember that crazy Canuck  game when he returns home lo  Aussie land.  A date to take note of is  March 27, the date of our an  nual general meeting. Larry  Penonzek is the nominating  committee chairman so get your  name lo him if you are intcr-  csialcd in running for office or  give him the name of someone  who you think would run so he  can ask ihem if they will.  Remember, our club is only as  Second Annual  Dart-A-Thon  raises $2000  The Sunshine Coast  Salmonid Enhancement Society  had over 2000 dollars added to  its coffers last Sunday.  The 2nd Annual Cedars Pub  Dart-A-Thon had 15 learns wilh  60 players shooting darts from  II am lo 5:30 pm.  The winning celebrity team  was our local kinsmen who shot  a hoi 8600 points...slipping  past the Langdale Wrecks. The  Top Commercial Team was  Larry Henderson's Slay Cool  Trucking, who oulshol The  Shell Oil Professionals.  The day started wilh the  RCMP learn and from then on  there was a steady line-up which  included ihe great croup from  The Queen's Cross Pub in  North Vancouver, Shell Oil,  Dargatz Glass, Slcnner Electric,  the Langdale Wrecks, Super  Valu, Sunshine Grocery,  Elphic's Cabaret, The Omega  Restaurant, Cedar's Pub, The  Sudsers, Pemberton Station.  All have signed up for 1992.  Individual darters had sponsorship of Gibsons Realty, The  Alternative, with cash dona-  lions from Pharmasave and the  RCMP Men's and Ladies'  Fishing Derby���all helping to  make Ihis the best ever Dart-A-  Thon.  Batter upl  The Gibsons Minor Baseball Association will hold a late  registration for the up-coming season on Saturday, March 16  from I lo 3 pm at the Sunnycrest Mall. Players between the  ages of five and 14 are welcome. The sign-up fee of $22 (per  player) is due upon registration.  "Once the teams have been established, any further  registration is unlikely", said Association President Jake  Swaney. Swaney noted that "In Ihe last two years we've gone  from 270 players to 334���and we're hoping for an equally  successful season in 1991."  For further information, contact Jake Swaney at 886-4918.  INTRODUCING  T^^^Tt^c^seyu,  COMMUNITY MEETINGS:  Right in your town!  COME TO OUR FREE OPEN HOUSE!  (There's no obligation, ol course!)  DATE: March 13th      TIME: 7 pm  PLACE: St. Mary's Church Hall  Corner of Hwy. 101 and Park Road  NEW 10 WEEK SESSION STARTING MARCH 20TH  It's here! Weight Watchers' brings its new and different Personal  Choice" Program closer to you wilh Community Meetings. It's our  easiest program ever The Personal Choice Program lets you lose  weight al your own pace and it shifts gears to meet your changing  needs. You can also continue lo enjoy your favorite foods when  and where you like���righi Irom Day One!  JOIN NOW AND SAVEI  NEW Personal (^oksfVlrogram  raiemraaei  ,M. ,. mm ,,,,..  *eio��T��Aa>eaa#".*.twuio-x.r ....^,���.mi.mv  strong as its membership, so get  in there and pitch.  Playoffs are coming soon, so  get prepared for Ihe season  roundup over the next couple  of weeks. Put aside some time  for  the windup dinner and  Curling season  Is coming to a  close as the  Gibson's  Winter Club is  putting  together an as  yet unannounced  finale'.  Jod JohMtmt  Photo  dance loo. This swinging event  will take place on April 6. For  those who have never attended  before, it is one of the best  social affairs of the year, so  don't miss it.  For further information call: 886-7454  Submissions to the NOTICE BOARD are welcomed. Please  ensure only one submission is made lor each event.  Mon., March 11/91  Sunshine Coasl Poaco Committee  -monthly meeting, 7:30 pm at  Roberts Creek School library.  Disarmament video wil be shown.  All Welcome.  Tins., March 12/91  Sunshine Coait Hoipica In Service - 7:30 p.m. Board Room at  Si. Mary's Hospital.  Wad., March 13/91  Elphinstone Electors' Association  General Mealing - Cedar Grove  Elementary School. All Area "E"  residents welcome & urged to attend,  Gibsons Friends ol Schizophrenics Mealing at Coast Garabaldi  Health Unit in Gibsons. 7:30  pm. Director ol Sechelt Menial  Health Office, Marie Bell-Bulmer  will bring inlormation on the  plans lor the new day program at  SI. Mary's Hospital. Everyone  welcome.  Sechelt Elementary School Library  ��� 7:00 p.m., Wed., Mar. 13. Information and discussion on Ihe  Year 2000 Intermediate Program  Draft. Faciliated by Mike Metcalfe,  member ol Ihe Intermediate Implementation Committee.  Gibsons Neighbourhood! House  Community Mealing - Marine  Room Gibsons Library, 7:30 p.m.  Open to public.  Thurs., March 14/91  Gibsons Rotary Club -will be  meeting at Ihe Cedars Inn at 6 30  pm precisely. From now on  meetings will be held al the  Cedars because we require a  larger meeting room. Many lhanks  to the Omega Restaurant tor past  hospitality.  St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary  Sechelt Branch - monthly meeting  at 1:30 pm at St. Hilda's. Please  come and hear all about the new  project in May.  Fri., March 15/91  School District 46 Science Fair  -Sunnycresl mall Irom 2-7 pm.  Projects Irom Grades 4-12 on  display.  Sunihine Coast Business & Professional Wonwni' Club - Auction  of services & products. 7:30 pm,  Greencourle, Sechell.  Royal Canadian legion Sechelt  Steak Dinner SP.50 includes  GST. 6 lo 8 pm  Sunshine Coast Pro-Llle Misting  ���Calvary Baptist Church, Park  Road. Gibsons. For more info.  885-5734.  Sat., March 16/91  Catch 16 Foundation Tean Drop-In  Grand Opining - Wilson  Creek/Davis Bay Scout Hall, Bay  & Simpkins Roads. 13 years and  under, 3 lo 6:30 pm . 13 years  and over 7 lo 11 p.m.  Mike Hircourt NDP Dinnat it  Recreation Complex, Powell River  on Sal., March 16, 1991 at 7:30  p.m. Carpooiing and overnight  billeting can be arranged. For further information call 885-6000 or  886-7771.  Free Workshop on Home Security  * Pirsonal Safety i Awirintis -2  pm, Greencourle Hall, Sechelt.  Sponsored by the Sechelt Branch  of the RCMP and Ihe Sunshine  Coast Victim/Witness Service.  Mon., March IS/91  Cinctr Society, Sunshim Cms)  Unit -Monthly meeting, 1 pm at  the Regional Board Office, Royal  Terraces, Sechelt. Public welcomed. Info: 885-9451.  Wed., March 20/91  The Five Year Development Plan  lor Forest Licence A19223 will be  available lor public viewing and  comment between 1 pm and 9 pm  in Ihe Marine Room (under the  Gibsons Public Library), The plan  covers proposed harvesting in Ihe  Dakota/McNair, McNab, Potlatch  and Sechell Creek areas lor Ihe  years 1991-1995 Representatives ol Canadian Forest Products Ltd. will be on hand lo  discuss the plan and receive comments. Interested individuals are  urged to come out and make their  concerns known.  Catholic Woman's League - Monthly Meeting, Wed.. Mar. 20 al  7:30 pm. Catholic Church Hall.  Cowrie St., Sechelt.  Fri., March 22/91  Daffodil Sale Day -launches yearly  campaign lor funds by Cancer  Society (mainly during April). Daffodils will be sold at Sunnycresl &  Trail Bay Malls and at Madeira  Park & Garden Bay. also at St.  Mary's Hospital.  Sit. Mir. 23/91  Louise Rose Trio Concert. Playing/singing Jazz, Blues & Gospel  music al Pender Harbour Community Hall al 8 p.m. Sponsored  by Pender Harbour Music Society.  Mon., Mir. 2S/91  Canadian Rid Cross Blood Donor  Clinic - Sechelt Legion Hall, Wharf  Street, Irom 3-8 pm. New donors  Irom 17-60 years welcome.  Regular donors up lo Iheir 71st  birthday.  Sit. Mir. 30/91  Royil Canadian Legion Sechelt  -Hard Times Dance, $6.50. Cover  charge includes meal.  MISCELLANEOUS  Mondays  Pender Harbour Choir -Capilano  College Choral course taught by  Lyn Vernon. Monday nights, 7-W  pm at the Music School. Everyone  welcome, age 15-90. Men needed  especially. For further inlormation  call 883-9277  Tuasdays  Sexual Abuse Survivors Group -  every Tuesday. 7 lo 9 pm at Ihe  Action  Society Office.   Conlacl  Deborah. 885-5680  Wednesdays  TMitmiitirs international -meet  every 2nd & 4th Wed. al 7:30 pm  at Greencourle, Mike, 885-3323  lor further Inlormation.  Thurdiys  Birth Control Clinic al Coast  Garibaldi Health Unit, 494 S. Fletcher, Gibsons every Thurs. Irom 7  lo 8 pm. Everyone welcome.  "Lost and Found" a new group  for seniors who are experiencing  loss and need support, will meet  al the Health Unit in Sechelt,  across from Ihe Post Office. 2-4  pm, every other Thursday. Phone  885-6101 or 885-5614 for Information.  Fridays  United Church Thrill Shop -In  basement of church off Truman  Rd., open Fridays, 1-3 pm.  Sundays  Tlw Sunshine Coasl Stamp Club ���  will be meeting every second Sunday at Rockwood Lodge at 7:30  pm. Phone 885-3381 or 885-70BB  tor further Information. Open lor  all ages.  )  ',���-,>������(�����,*:' "/.Wi'V'" ���>'���'���'   '   '  ' ' "��� "-",  '���  -.->-> -,r��V-}-V  ��� ���     -    ���  " "'"'   '  ',"......��� V,;,Y. a..'..*-. Coast News, March 11,1991  17.  Men's Hockey  Gilligans In  Bucks Out  Playoffs begin this week for the Sunshine Coast Men's Hockey  League. Wakefield Whalers will square off against Gllllgan's  Flyers Wednesday, Kings take on Sechelt Hawks Thursday, carrying the best two of three play into the weekend.  ���Jod JotiniloiH pkolo  The top four teams in the six  team Sunshine Coast Men's  Hockey League have been  decided and Ihe Gilligans Flyers  are in, the Buccaneers out. The  playtoff match-ups are set and  il will be the first place  Wakefield Whalers against the  fourth place Gilligans club and  the second place Hawks against  the third place Gibsons Kins.  First round is best of three.  Last week the Buccaneers  kept their play-off hopes alive  with a last minute goal to beat  Roberts Creek 4-3. Randy  Marleau got a pair of goals in  cluding the game winner. John  Hard! and Jerry Mercer also  scored.  Cory Lamarsh replied with a  pair of goals for the Creek while  Cliff McLean also scored.  Gilligans cinched a play-off  berth by knocking over the  Creek by a score of 10-5. Jason  Fadchuck led the onslaught  wilh a hat trick while pairs of  goals were scored by Shawn  Thorold and Randy Benner.  Bernie Burg, Mark Holme, and  Rob Stockwell also scored.  Jim Benger replied for the  Creek with a hat trick while  single tallies were scored by Pat  Taylor and Bob Gower.  Wakefield triumphed over  Ihe Hawks 8-5 in a shoot-out.  Darren Kohuch was the top  gun with three goals while Tom  Poulton notched a pair. Kelly  Cousins, Jim Bracket! and and  Mike Yarrow also scored.  Hawks goals were scored by  Darren Dixon, Ryan Paul, Ian  Dixon, Owen Joe, and Adrian  Dixon.  Did You Know...  We Do Reliable * leonomloal  RADIATOR  REPAIRS ,  The South Coasts Only ^    K^  . AFFROV1D Shop (Special consideration to BCAA members) |  fydtoiWW  AUTOMOTIVE  This Week's Games  Wednesday March 13, 7:30  Hawks vs Creek; play-offs  Thursday March 14, 7:30  Wakefield vs Gilligans; Friday  March 15, 7:30 Hawks vs  Kings; Saturday March 16, 7:15  Gilligans vs Wakefield; 9:15  Kings vs Hawks. There will be a  $1 admission lo cover play-off  costs, Kids 10 years and under  free. Come oul and cheer on  your favourite learn!  25% OFF FRAMING!  ��� Mat Cutting ��� Glass  ��� Conservation Framing etc..  25% OFF PRINTS!  ��� Bateman ��� Parker ��� Isaacs  ��� Ross ��� Serrey-Lister & Morel  wV Can Do Ii All!  Shadow BauK Galleries  Cowrie St., Sechelt 885-7606  I  I  i  . Seating is limited so please call 885-3342 lo confirm your attendance  This tloes not constitute an oiler to sell nor .1 solicitation to buy dny security. Such an offer can only be made by an  offering memorandum. The offering memorandum is available Irom Sechelt Coll Management Inc.  When you're buying a new home, there's an  important point to consider; resale value.  That's why you should be sure you're buying  a Quality Plus Home. In today's unpredictable  real estate market, it's difficult to know    y  where the market will be when you  might want to sell. With all the added  features of Quality Plus construction  your home has added value.  A Quality Plus Home may look  like any other, but there's a big  difference inside where you live.  The Quality Phis Home is  designed for today's lifestyles,  for people who are discriminating about workmanship,  energy efficiency and comfort  in their living space.  Quality Phis is an  advanced system of design  Builder, currently building  Quality Plut Harm ire:  A.W. Peter. * Ataoclt let  2085 Wen Keith Rotd  North Vancouver, BX. 987-3631  and construction incorporating the latest  Power Smart advances in heating, clean  air ventilation, and insulation. That  means you enjoy a clean, quiet, more  comfortable home environment in  a house with lower ongoing  maintenance costs.  When you're looking for a  new home, insist on one with  a Quality Plus Certificate. It's  the sign of another Power  Smart idea from B.C. Hydro.  What all  the best addressed  new homes are  wearing this year.  PuchaliM Conitructlon  R.R.#2. S17. C4, Lockyer Road  G9aont,B.C. SHS-9208  BChydro Q  i*^CLl CANADIAN HOME BUILDBRS'  ��KKi.J ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  in partnership ntii:  BC Gas ��� New Home Warranty Program of B.C. and the Yukon ��� West Kootenay Pttwer ��� National R-2000 Program  EAGLE FITNESS  743 North Rd., Gibsons 886-4606  MARCH SPECIAL  .��**&:  . t ���*^iXr&*rsr����,  3 MONTH *7.2g3&  COMBO  $130.00 reg $209����  lor  Olen*  rf^Sr"  Corrected Spring Movement Schedule  8:00  9:50  2:00  5:00  5:15  6:30  1:45  MON.  NIA  High/Low  Impaci  TUES.  Tai Chi  High/Low  Impaci  WED.  High/Low  Impaci  THURS.  NIA  High/Low  Impact  Jan  Tha Cotti Ntwt apologlzaa lo East*  Fltnatt lor lha trrora In tht achadurt  printed latl wwh, and sincerely rsgratt any  Inconvanienca caused lo lit cuttomara.  IMTMJCTOMi Roslyn Prultt, Darci Young. Zela Gaudet, Cheryl Law, Natasha Baldauf,  Merilee Corder, Karen Boothroyd, Sharon Simmons  WEIGHT ROOM HOURS  Mon.-Thurs. 10-10  Fri. & Sat. 10-8  Sunday 3 - 8  ��� 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.  OHOUP rUTM     RATES (GST included)  MOVIMINT  WIIQHTt  Single Class          $5.00  2nd Class            FRII  Drop In        $5.50  1 Month     $48.00  30 Days Unlimited   $42.00  12 Classes           $38.00  8 Classes            $32.00  3 Months   $102.00  6 Months   $188.00  12 Months $350.00  90 Days Unlimited $105.00  WMkurttJa.  2 lor 1 Drop In*  Movement/Weight Combos  Student/Seniors  10% DISCOUNT  10% DISCOUNT  ��� ���  ~^U 18.  Coasl News, March 11,1991  JCK  Sunshine Coast  'ICES   DIRECT  Jobdont rtyhtt  ���XWERTS  %iP  AUTOMOTIVE  Industrial      AUTOMOTIVE        Marine  PARTS & SUPPLIES  A101 SUPPLY ltd  1061 Hwy. 101, Gibsons, B.C. 886-8101  Mon.-Fti.rH, Sjt. 8-6. Sun. 10-3^  ���S-SECHELT RADIATORS~g  ms   Complete Cooling System Service Centre  We Repair & Replace RarJs. Healet Cotes & Gas Tanks  AUTOS TRUCKS TRACTORS INDUSTRIAL MARINE  New, Used ft Rebuill  4349 S.C. Hwy.     Pick-Up & Delivery Mon. ��� Sit  Nercl lo Wilson Creek Oievion Slaliun 8B5-7981J/  BLDG  CONTRACTORS  mm����������� v  R&K CONTRACTING  ��� Framing  ��� Forming  ���    . ,. ��� Renovations  Specialists .Addltlont  Free Estimates  Rob ��� ees-7072  Askward Contracting  ���^ QUALITY HOME  BUILDING & IMPROVEMENTS  PLAN DESIGN & DRAFTING  For Estimate Call OQC GAAG  .. Ho��.rdAahmort QOD-Q'����>JJ,  NEED THIS SPACE?  Call Ihe COAST NEWS  at 886-2622 or 885-3930  rt  V  Electrical ft Plumbing  Residential ��� Commercial  mtvnTMMrn  CONTRACTORS MC NO 6644  886-3344 ��� 886-3364  ARGATZ  ^r/miuvimeias  Bilolda ��� Scraana ��� Qaraga Docra ��� Prehgng Doora ��� Windows  Higlixtr 1011 Prill Rd.      MUL HAMILTON  aibtont,B.C.VIIN1V0 ��������  RH.reaieaa.71tt     " fsg-.-nm  M.J.J. VINYL SIDING  Soffits, FASIA, Shutters  Stent t Brick  Frad Cocker  (Leave Message)  Phone 885-6065  P.O. Box 1596  Sechell, B.C.  V0N3A0  ALPINE TRUSS  Bus: 886-8M8 ^VRob: 886-U01  Jt\ TV COMPETITIVE  >��� l/IV        PRICES  Iruttai Bads tun on tha lutunlne Ooast  Monty spant at homa stays at homa.  BLDG.CONTRACTORS  RonLUFF Drywall*  Residential ft Commercial  ���HONE: TOM 0K-9W1  M & S INDUSTRIES m.  ��� New Hon** ��� Rraovattons  ��� Ctaotoaa Flnlahlng  Serving rhr CrMerJbr 10 Vrora  ���M471I  les  Evenings  ELECT   COlMTRACTORS  wwm^^  1   /'Private A Industrial E  1   ^      High A Low Voltt  ���     Rbq   Nn   I8I.1X  Privale A Industrial Electrical Contractor^  High A Low Voltage Power Lints  Reg. No. 16135  Clay Hepburn's  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING SERVICES  RESIDENTIAL, INDUSTRIAL, COMMERCIAL  ��� RENOVATIONS ��� NEW INSTALLATIONS ��� REPAIRS  tic. no. Mrs        886-3861  .  I.I. .1, Ma ('IS.  Gibsons, t.c.  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Call the COAST NEWS  at 886-2622 or 885-3930  n Ready Mix Concrete       mtA # '  K�� Sand * Grave,      ^jj  IN/-   concrete fQp&mam  \J strtVINLlHISUNSHINICUAStl  ���--������ "SONS PLANT I  166-8174     J  StCHtLl PLAN I  885-7180  GIBSONS P  886-817  A ��� T ENTERPRISES: Contrtruotton Servloee  StrvMg rrte Coear Sine IMS  ��� CUSTOM HOMES  ��� ADDITIONS  ��� RENOVATIONS  ���HIMI  T. WONO, BOX 7M. OISSONS, S.C. VON 1V0  NEED THIS SPACE?  Call the COAST NEWS  at 886-2622 or 885-3930  I. MUIU CONTlACTDfe  All types oi concrete work.  Sidewalks, driveways, slabs ��� smooth, broomed,  exposed aggregate finishing.  ^QualltyCoracrereWork tm\sa��mWmr J  Swanson's  Ready-Mix Ltd.  _M Hr. tYnifnl Diipnuh        . Amiuiut .       Fan ,  1     SB5-9666     I IM5-S3331   [IjMggjl]  3 Batch Plants on tha Sunshine Coast  Gibsons Sechelt Pender Harbour  Box 172, 0417 BurnatRd., Sechelt  NEED THIS SPACE?  Call the COAST NEWS  at 886-2622 or 885-3930  Selective Logging        k_lO  Marine Contracting _ ' "  Stump Removals    . sand & Gravel Deliveries  Purchase Timber GARY 886-9585  V. TWIN CHEEKS MARINE LTD. BILL 886-8361  f orfcaiilre (SarDener  -_, General Garden Maintenance  ���     Lawn Care ��� Landscaping * Pruning  J Rockeries  Senior's Discount ��� Friendly Service  Fred 886-3526  Mackenzie Excavating Ltd}  Land Clearing & Development  Cam Mackenzie ij :\  EXCAVATING  I.T.K. EXCAVftTDIO LTD.  Retidantul - Commercial  Indiutrtal - Land Clearing  Serving the Coast tor 20 Years  "We pride ourselves on punctuality"  i, a.c. von ivoy  PAP-TWO Excovating  STUMP MMOVAL ��� SEPTIC FIELDS  SAND a OP./.VEL tAl.ES    ��� WATErl LINES  DRIVEWAYS ��� LAND CLEARING  :o"r Prompt Courteous Service With Low Rates Call  >WAYNE PH: Itt-I'M or MARTY PH: US-ait  *''       Big Or Small. We Do It All!     ���  Fastrac IACEHOE  SERVICE  ��� SEPTIC riELDS  a DHAINAGE DITCHES  a EXCAVATIONS _ ���-.  a WATEB LINES 0"! ��1�� AM  a clearing Steve Jones    886-8269  IF�� bc FGRRies Schedule !  ROOFING  Specializing In all types of  FREE     commarclal & residential roofing  EST .MATE 8 888.2087 eves. ouaTt^  "Qualittj SuMerT  "RENOVATIONS 6 ADDITIONS  atNtivu.aim.otm  ���ADDITIONS ���PL00RW) ���CCMMICTILE  ���CASMCTS .tXCWfflARAOES       ���FENCINO  Fneeeaaiesee.      ���DESMNimtoruFTrmttmriCES  Majtlgg^aa. BRUCE QIESBBECHT SM.77M  VANCOUVER   SECHELT PfNINSULA  JERVIS INLET  earls cove saltervbav  Lv. Langdale Lv. Horseshoe Bay  6 20 am      2:30 pm 7 30 am      3:30 pm  8 30 M'       4:30 9 30 M        5:30 M  10 30 6:30 1130 7:25 M  12:25 pm M 8:20 M 1:15 pm      9:15  M dinsiii MartiKk lei  Lv. Earlt Cove Lv. Saltery Bay  6:40 am      4:30 pm 5:45 M     3:30 pm  8 20 6:30 7:35 5:30 M  10 30 8:30 9:25 m     7:30  12:25 pmM 10:20 M 11 30       9:30  GIBSONS BUS SCHEDULE  ROUTE 1   Via North ��o . t Stecol Cow K t Franklin, nnr Bui Step  Arrival  Dtptrturt  Mall      '5:45  1:45  7:45 3:41  9:45  Ferry  545     Terminal  11.45  7:45  'Except Sundays I HMMiyi  6:10 2:10  8:10 4:10  10:10 5:10  12:10 5:10  ROUTE 2 j Via Sennattireet. rVoedcrnl. SC Mottle Home Fait  Departure  7:00'  9:00  11:00  1:01  3:00  5:00  7:00  Arrival  7:30  9:30  11:30  1:10  1:3*  5:30  7:30  ���Ceeeeets 3:30 Ferry Dee  tartar, teal seejtct N Ferr. arrM, Msms See tats Itr Paert  last [9:15) Ferry pick-up al LangdM 10:00 pm Fri.. Sal. �� Sun. only  Call Its-tall lor Information, comments 4 complaints  FARES Adults Seniors Children Stud. Comm Tlckili  Oul ol town   St 50    SI 00      75    $1 00        S1 25/nrJe  In Town .75        75      75       75  These transportation schedules sponsored by  Swecml Rqmm  INSURANCE TRAVEL  886-2000 886-9255  Red Carpet Service From Friendly Professionals In Sunnycresl retail, Olbaona,  iMuronc^^A  Notary  ZiTP  FrerettileRiii   |  CONSTRUCTION  ^st&w  Excavation, Sewer,  Water, Grading,  Subdivision Design  and Development  886-2182 or 885-9840  GEN. COlMTRACTORS  A       0        RENOVATIONS WITH >  l\ht>nlD        *T0UCH 0F CLASS  p/y* ���**>   COMMERCIAL 4 RESIDENTIAL  k/ THE fWar-KAOQ  IMPROVER     ~  Lm  IIAUMOON BAY/  SERVICE  tTON MPT - MOOUrHiWHT  ilTOMiirr-ie^r|r!  IXftOHT  BE tj  ,..,BStg|��W|-  FREE ESTIMATES  G & S DRYWALL  For All Your Drywall Needt  Pleeee Call: 886-0204  ^  CENTURY ROCK  Rock Wills Facings age CO-ilt  Mint Plantar. OOD-DyiU  NEED THIS SPACE?  Call the COAST NEWS  al 886 2622 or 885-3930  wAy  ONSTRUCTION  Gibsons, O.C.  RtilrJinllil Is Commtrclil Conitructlon  Rsnovitloni ��� Additions  Free Estimates call  Uurle BB8-2BB77  HEATING  SECHELT FIRE PLACE LTD. |  GAS ��� PELLET* WOOD  Comploto Salea & hutallationa  SHOWROOM Open Tusn.Sat.  5631 Wharf Rd., M0-T171  PROPANE INC.  ��� Auto Propane  ��� Appliances  ��� Quality B.B. O's  505-2360  Hwy tot, across Si.  Irom Big Mac's. Sechelt  NEED THIS SPACE? ^  Call the COAST NEWS  al 886 2622 or 885 3930  ��� . ��� i ai" ��..-����� .������*��*. - ..�����.,m~.~ J Coast News, March 11,1991  19.  Neighbourhood house  needed  by Rose Nicholson  "There is a great need for a  local community centre in Gibsons," Batyah Fremes told Gibsons aldermen last week.  In a presentation to Council,  Fremes outlined a plan that  would see a 'neighbourhood  house' established in the town.  She said that such houses exist  in "Just about every  neighbourhood in Vancouver,"  with the oldest, the North Shore  Neighbourhood House, establi  shed as far back as I9t6.  According to Fremes, the  function of a neighbourhood  house is to provide for the  unique needs of a community  and "reflect local interests and  concerns." She said that the  many demands on the services  of the Sunshine Coast Community Services Society is a  clear indication of the need for  such a facility in Gibsons.  Fremes, along with Merrily  Corder and Carol Stewart, have  formed the Gibsons Neighbourhood   Society   Steering  Tim Turner, wilh the help of models, a huge relief map and a slide  show, explains the intricacies of the Howe Sound watershed to  students at Langdale Elementary School. There will be another  presentation, for the public, al Langdale School Ihis Tuesday,  March 12 al 7:30 pm. -Ruse Nicholson photo  Committee. They envision a  neighbourhood house in Gibsons that would be a resource  centre for information and services; a space for workshops,  support groups and clubs; a  provider of local services and a  local office for Coast wide services; and a meeting place for  common interest groups.  Affiliation with the Greater  Vancouver Association of  Neighbourhood Houses would  make use of that organization's  expertise in fund-raising and  management.  When asked by Alderman  Margaret Morrison how the  Steering Committee proposes to  fund the endeavour, Fremes explained that the United Way  funding available in Vancouver  wouldn't be possible here, but  alternatives would be service  clubs, the Vancouver Foundation and similar funding  organizations.  "Funding for specific programs is available from the umbrella society," Fremes said,  "and they (the Association)  have a lot of credibility with the  recognized funding agencies."  "We've been advised to start  small,���with one program...We  want to find out first what the  community wants most, and  start with that."  Fremes said that existing  neighbourhood houses make  use of a variety of locations,  with some renting space in  larger buildings, while others  have had homes donated or  willed to ihe group.  "We have several options,"  she said. "The Inglis House is a  wonderful idea, but we're not  depending on it. It's up to what  the town ��� the neighbours-  want do to."  Aldermen, along with the  community, have been invited  to a public meeting to discuss  the project on Wednesday,  March 13, al 7:30 pm, in the  Marine Room, below the  library in Holland Park, in Gibsons.  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PAINTING, eft  ^Tj5r   PRYWALUNO  -   ft. ^"T- FALCON CONTRACTING  ^-v���   "   886-8912  '   GIBSONS TAX SERVICE    N  Ave. Price $1] and Up  Income Tax Preparation  All Business Strictly Confidential  635 Martin Rd., Gibsons  ��� Jack tSe-IVlt)  GIBSONS MOBILE SAW SERVICE  Custom Cutting ��� Planing  Bevel Siding - Posts & Beams  Chrle Napper 080-3400  R.R.H4, SO, C70,  ^Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  MARINE SERVICES  WEST COAST RAIUNGS ^  Serving Ihe Sunshine Coasl  Aluminum Ralllnga  Commercial A Residential Installations  Speclillilno In Glatt 5b Aluminum  BoiUU -FREE ESTIMATES, len hobinson  Sechell, B.C. VQIM SAO Pti: MS 11711.  Vat!    Cottrell's Marine Service''  V   Kll SERVICE TO Al I  MAKES  ' at     Hfll      Speclallilna In Merc Outboard  ruwcrs^^^^aesa.       * stern drive rebuilding  DIVER w-  Located at  BOAT        ���4J Smltty's Marina, Gibsons  L HAULING SHOP 050-3005    RES. 805-5040j  -.,���.. ?^s,a ��� Volvo  SSsfrBss**Co  * Sail Waler Licences,Jt_j\.. j  * Molel & Campsites * Water Taxi .-m��'W*r-  * Marine Repairs      * Ice and Tackle  /S83-21M  CHAINSAWS  8ALE8 & SERVICE  KELLY'S LAWNMOWER A   CHAIN8AW LTD  . 73iN6ftTHR6AD seemly  <Stu[*�� Caxfuk & T^o/ifctu Cax*  TOM STYLES 8854048  Steam Cleaning of Carpet 8 Upholstery  Flood ��� Watte Damage Removal  Restreteh 8 Carpal Repelrt  "FREE ESTIMATES"  Strvlna Powell Rlv.r-Sun.riln. coast  by Jan Michael Sherman  For three and a half hours  tomorrow night, beginning at  6:30 pm, Channel Eleven will  host a moderated panel-call-in  program pegged to the recently  beleaguered Citizens' Forum on  Canada's Future (CFCF) headed by charismatic Chairman,  Keith Spicer.  Cable Vision volunteer Mary-  anne West is producing the  event, having set aside her own  "private thoughts" as to  whether the Federal government  will   ultimately   do   anything  Developer  supported  In Wilson  Creek  by Stuart Burnside  "I hide from downtown  Sechelt...there is quite sufficient  congestion," said Wilson Creek  resident Marilee Fowler, speaking in favour of the proposed  Wilson Creek Plaza at a public-  hearing held in Sechelt last  Wednesday.  The hearing, held in the  SCRD boardroom, was filled to  capacity with other Coast  residents���primarily from the  Wilson Creek area���most of  whom echoed Fowler's sentiment regarding the need for improved shopping facilities in  Wilson Creek.  "I'd be quite happy never to  drive to Sechelt," said Creek  resident James Wilson, "...and  the competition (between new  and existing stores) will help  everyone."  The need for more competition to Sechelt stores���and the  prospect of ensuing price wars  ���was one of the main  arguments for the proposed  $2.5 million, 30,000 square foot  "convenience mall"; but there  was dissention.  Vic Vaughan, who owns 10  acres near the development,  voiced concerns that the new  centre would do "little more"  than steal business from  downtown Sechelt. He was also  concerned with what he termed  "the creeping, insidious ribbon  development" that he felt the  new mall represented.  Addressing the Sechelt Council and the general public on  behalf of the owner/developers  of the new mall (Wilson Creek  Developers Ltd.) was the mall's  designer, Gary Puckett, of  Puckett and Associates.  Puckett said that the new  shopping centre would be a  "residential centre" designed to  "harmonize" with the surrounding neighbourhood. It would  provide approximately 70 permanent jobs and 10 to 20 part-  time positions while providing a  tax base of some $35,000. He  was adamant in his opinion that  it would not become a major  retail centre, thereby "stealing  Sechelt's business", but would  only provide convenience services (gas, groceries, restaurants, etc.).  Puckett gave his assurance  I that, if concerns from citizens  arose from any aspect of the  construction or overall design,  the owners of the properly  would be "more than willing to  address those concerns".  Despite demands from the  developers, and some of the  citizens present, that council  vote on the proposal in the  council meeting scheduled to  directly follow the hearing,  Mayor Nancy MacLarty suggested the council refrain from  voting that night, "to give us  (council) enough time to fully  consider everything that's been  said." She did, however, promise that, at the next council  meeting (March 13), council  would provide all necessary  readings and discussion and  possibly, "if it was council's  wish", give final approval.  mmmmmmimmm  w REMEMBER:  If you're going to  gamble with your  SEPTIC TANK  a flush  is better  than a  | full house.  B0NNIEBR00K  INDUSTRIES lto.    I  me* v^^OaK ievm sTemmaie,  *��k For Lucky Larry 886-706^  about Spicer's findings. The  forum was established as a  "grassroots consultation" with  everyday, ordinary Canadians  to solicit their opinions and feelings about their country's future  arid their personal identity as  Canadians.  Moderator for the Channel  Eleven affair will be Mark Neil,  provided by the CFCF for the  occasion. "The evening will be  staggered," said West,  "meaning we'll take short  breaks after each hour. We've  set up three different panels of  five persons each, hopefully including a representative cross-  section of the coast  population."  According to Ms West, the  moderator will be charged with  the responsibility of informing  and driving the agenda. The  call-in segment will probably be  limited to the last 15 minutes of  each hour, to ensure an  "orderly flow" to the panel  discussion. Viewers will be advised of when and what number  to call once the program gets  under way.  "I haven't gone after the  'movers and shakers' for this  program," commented West,  alluding to politicians and other  well-known coast types, "It  should properly be a program  involving the grassroots, people  who don't often have the opportunity to be heard in this  fashion."  IF CREMATION IS  YOUR CHOICE  WHY NOT PREPLAN  YOUR  FUNERAL NEEDS?  Does your family know what your personal leelings are about  your funeral needsf (X course, it's natural everyone wants lo  avoid talking about his or her funeral arrangements before iheir  time. However, people's attitudes are refreshingly more open to  dealing wilh Ihese mailers as we quickly approach the 1990%.  Today, people are preplanning their personal funeral preference  for the benefit of their loved ones. Show your family and loved  ones how much vou care by preplanning your wishes now  Devlin Funeral Home and the Sunshine Coast Crematorium  both provide Ihis service free of charge, so don't pul off Ihis tm  portant task. Call us today for further information.  WE HAVE ALL THE OPTIONS AVAILABLE  FOR YOUR NEEDS  Contact Dan Devlin .it 086-9551 iikI.iv regarding PREPLANNING.  Ik  Funojral  Association  579 Seaview Rd.,  Box 648  Gibsons, B.C  886-9551  LIFE FELLOWSHIP  CENTRE  New Testament Church  5530 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 Ule Christian Academy  Enrolling Kindergarten - Grade 12  Pastor Ivan Fox  Principal, David Cliff  THE UNITED CHURCH  OF CANADA  Sunday Worship Service  GIBSONS  Glassford Road 11:15am  SundaySchool 11:15 am  ST. JOHN'S  Davis Bay Road and  Simpkins Road 9:30 am  SundaySchool 0:30 am  Rev. Stan Sears  Church Telephone 886-2333  CHRISTIAN LIFE  ASSEMBLY  (Formerly Qlbaona Pant.coalal 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  Paslor Dan MacAulay 896-7107  Youth Paslor J. Morris 886-3499  Affiliated wilh the Pentecostal  Assemblies of Canada  CHRISTIAN  SCIENCE SOCIETY  in the Greene Court Hall  Medusa St.. Sechelt.  A Warm Invitation to all  Sunday Services 11:00 am  For Inlormation, please call:  (85-2506 or 005-3600  CALVARY  BAPTIST CHURCH  . 711 Park Road  Telephone: 886-2611  Sunday School  Worship Service  9:30 am  11:00 am  Cal Mclver, Pastor  "The Bible as it ts...  lor People as they are.'  GIBSONS COMMUNITY  FELLOWSHIP  Welcomes you to join us  in Sunday Worship  Children's Progress 9:45 am  Prayer ItMJOam  Morning  Worship Service 10:45 am  Wednesday 7:00 pm  599 Gower Point Road  Pastor Monty McLean  886-7049  LIVING FAITH  LUTHERAN CHURCH  Whltaker Road & Coast Highway  Davis Bay 885-2202  Rev. Frank W. Schmltt, Pastor  Sunday Church School 9:30 am  SundayWorshlp ll:00am  Come Grow With Us!  ANGLICAN  CHURCH OF CANADA  Sunday 10:30 am  Parish Family Eucharist  St Bartholomew's. Gibsons  Wednesday 10:30 am  Worship and Bible Study  St. Aldan's, Roberts Creek  Rev Esther North 886-7410  Show your spirit  come back to church.  GRACE REFORMED  PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  Morning Worship 11:30 am  St. Hilda's Anglican Church  Evening Worship    7 pm In homes  Wednesday  Bible Study 7:30 In homes  J. Cameron Fraser, Pastor  885-7488 Office 885-9707  ANGLICAN  CHURCH  e KV.   OF CANADA  St. HIMa'e, Sechelt  8:00 am - 9:30 am-  St. Andrews ��� Pender Harbour  11:30 am  Rev. June Matfln  Rev. Dan Gilford  865-5019  "We extent t teem eeetcome to AH"  ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH  MASS SCHEDULE  Saturday  5:00 pm St. Mary's Gibsons  Sunday  8:45 am Indian District  0:45 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  0(5-9521  'A 20.  Coast News, March 11,1991  CLASSIFIED  PRIME AD SPACE  CALL YOUR AD REP  GIBSONS: 886-2622  SECHELT: 885-3930  17. tetter l Treats  lifer lata  ANDERSON REALTY  ��� Recreation ��� Retirement  CATALOG UK  5686 Cowne SI . Box 1219  Sechell. BC VON 3A0  885 3711 FAX 885 2899  Van toll Free 684-8016  Pender Harbour view lot. serviced  lo border, uncleared. $29,900.  270-2958/883-9095 #!2sr  Drop off your  COAST NEWS  Classifieds  at any of our convenient  Friendly People  Places  - IN PENDER HARBOUR -  Marina Pharmacy 883 2888  AC Building Supplies 883-9551  - IN HALFMOON BAY -  B & J Store 885-9435  - IN SECHELT -  The Coast News2  (Cowrie Street) 885-3930  - IN DAVIS BAY -  Peninsula Market 885-9721  - IN WILSON CREEK -  Wilson Creek Campground 885-5937  - IN ROBERTS CREEK -  Roberts Creek General Store  885-3400  - IN GIBSONS -  The Coast News  (behind Dockside Pharmacy) 806 2622  DEADLINE IS 3:00PM FRIDAY  Modern 2 bdrm home on  acreage private no reas otier  refused, tiade commercial or  sailboat 883-2977 #t2sr  WATERFRONT  54' lol ��� 80 year lease   Keats  Island try your oiler B86-2694  #12sr  1700 sq II Panabode rancher  ocean view genuine bargain al  SI20 000 Drive by 950 Cheryl  Ann Park Road (lower Road  Roberts Creek) and phone lor  appl loview 8BP-2F94.    ��12sr  to Lynnelte (nee Lamarre) and  Alan Stewart, a boy, Trislian Andrew baby brolher lor Mark, al  Victoria General Hospital on  March 8th. 1991. ��io  Obituaries  *<V,  bOxlOb.  to   ferry  #10sr  Lol 23 Central Rd  view, level 3 km  872-1064  Cochiane Road good large  building lol close lo manna &  beaches. $27 500 885-4501  #IOsi  Easy to care lor 3 bdrm rancher  close lo all amenities Upper Gibsons $96,500 88f-7378 #10sr  HELP! VENDOR  MUST SELL BV WEEKEND  Below  Market  Value   Approximately 1 acre complete  wilh older collage Hallmoon  Bay Land Value Only.  Urgent!! 115-1021.  Close lo Beach.  Beautilul 3 bedroom rancher on  Feeney Rd . in Soames Poinl.  Close to ferry Spacious kitchen  w/nook; 2 balhs. large garage;  nice yard with partial view. By  owner $149,000 Oilers.  886-7830 #TFN  RICHARDSON Passed away sud  denlyon March 4. 1991, Richard  lawrence Richardson, late ol Gibsons, age 64 years Survived by  his loving wife Phyllis, his mother  Lucy brothers Ken and Roy.  sisters Marge and Belty.  nephews cousins, and other  relatives Funeral service Monday. March 11 al 1 pm in the  chapel ol Devlin Funeral Home.  Gibsons, Rev Esther North ot-  ficialing Interment Seaview  Cemetery Remembrance donations may be made to the Heart  Fund #10  Thank You  Big Thank Ymi's Are Due  I would like to take Ihis opportunity to thank my family, many  Inends & co-workers I leel & appreciate all of your support &  wishes ol luck So here s Thank  you to you  Sincerely. Irom  Ginnie Weston  & Funshine Daycare  Special thanks to Keith lor giving  up your evenings & weekends to  get this together  Bill & Keren Phillips are the friendly face* at Wilson  Creek Compground, e Friendly People Piece where  they'll help you till out your classifieds.  Unique 3 bdrm 3 balh home,  spectacular view, approx 2500  sg. II B83-9418/988-43I0  #12sr  Central Gibsons View  Solid built 2 bdrm, home w/  hardwood floors, lireplace. attached garage and lull basement  w/ 1 bdrm suile Landscaped  yard w/ raised bed. fruit trees,  greenhouse etc $119,000  Phone 881-85IM Serious callers  only. No agents. #10  Gibsons-Gower Poinl  Choicest waterfront, panoramic  view.   V?   acre    581-2904  (Surrey) #11  5.1 acres. 1 mile from Langdale  lerry. $59,000 Call Fred.  886-4654 #12ss  650 sq It cottage with view on  'It acre in Tuwanek 8 years old.  Stones throw to beach. Totally  renovaled. $65,000 886-3910  #12  Cleared lot, driveway in. neai  Tillicum Marina. $12,500  885-9520. #12  Ballroom Dance Lissons  Fun & exciting, 2 sessions Mondays 7-B pm Waltz 8-9 pm. Swing 10 sessions $50/$? drop-in  Twilight Theatre Gibsons.    #12  Are you a woman in an unhappy  relationship, do you need lo talk'  Cm Ihe Sunshine Coasl Transition House for confidential 24 hr  service BS5-2944. TFN  Women s Personal Health  Integration   of   Eastern   and  Western bodywork, breathwork.  Kinetic bio-feedback & visualization  Peggl Francis 8(6-4545  #10  The Beat Deo�� kmril  COAST NEWS CLASSIFIEDS  S/IOO  4  (minimum) for 10 words  25*  each additional word  IBiriiiv Losl & Found FREE!)  "Swe SetT  CLASSIFIEDS  Pay for 2 weeks, gel the 3rd week FREE  IWhen paid by  CASH. CHEQUE, or MONEY ORDER)  ALL CLASSIFIED ADS must be       .  PRE-PAID before insertion.  VISA & MASTERCARD accepted    *  51500  SI 00  up to 10 words  each additional word  Your ad, featuring 1 Hem only, will run 4 consecutive weeks, then will be cancelled unless  you Instruct us lo renew It BY NOON  SATURDAY. INot available to commercial  advertisers.)  CLASSIFIED DEADLINE  Gibsons & secheit offices Noon Saturday  "Friendly People Places"  FRIDAY 3:00 PM  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  Cowrie St.. Sechelt 885*3930  Cruice Lane. Gibsons  886-2622  FAX: 886-7725 Gibsons  885-3954 Sechelt  Available for Public Use  7% GST must be  added lo all  our prices  Personal  Happy  80th  Birthday  to a very  dear friend  fl  JACK  INGLIS!  - much love,  Regan <fi Gerry  lin you need some Inlormation lo  deal wilh your legal problem' Call  Ihe Legal Inlormation Sanrlci  885-5111; Mondays and  Wednesdays 9-4 TFN  Mobile Unisex Hilrstyting  Personalized styling in your  Home Greal lor shul-lns, handicapped and recovering patients Full family services. Also,  weddings & group parties. Some  early morns. & evenings avail.  Pamper yoursell. get ready lor  spring Call Paulelte. 88P-8F33  #10  FAME FOR YOUR FURNITURE  No Name Theatre.  sponsored by Ihe Gibsons Landing Theatre Project Sociely. is  seeking lo borrow 1940s style  furniture to set the stage lor the  play Precious Sons", running  April 5. 6.7, and 10.11,12,13  in Roberls Creek Hall. Be assured  lhal all items borrowed will be  neatcrl wilh care and respect. We  need Ihe lollowing:  6 It, long chesterfield & chair;  end tables; collee table: table  lamps: In-light, magazine  table/rack; 4' long low bullet;  wooden table wilh drawer; 4  wooden chairs, headboard & footboard; roll ol linoleum.  Wo are also looking lor a black  lunch bucket a shoe shine kit  and a tool box. all 1940s style.  II you can lend any ol these  items, please call Shannon  Macinnes. 88F-3589 or Nancy  Nygren at Sunnycresl Photo,  886-4945. Thanks' #11  Announcements  I  CLUBS &  ORGANIZATIONS  Let us supply you  with T-SHIRTS or  GOLF SHIRTS  (For printing)  Phone Chico's  Casual Wear  816-3080  Wear *|k  D80        O  Jfel  Workshop. Introduction lo  Alchemical Hypnotherapy, March  16, 7:30 pm, SI. Aldan's Hall.  Healing the Inner Child. March  16. 9:30-5:00, St. Aldan's Hall.  For more info call Brenda Bryan,  538-5952 #10  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  885-2896. 886-3463.  TFN  Does someone in your lamily have  a drinking problem? Call Al-Anon  886-9903. 885-74B4, 886-9059.  Al-Aleen 886-2565. NC  Phone us today about our selection ol beautilul  personalized |  wedding  invitations,   napkins,  matches, stationery and more.  Jeannies Gills & Gems  866-2023  TFN  Announcements  BROOKS & MILLER  FLOOR COVERINGS LTD  Benjamin Moore Paints  Bill Wood  SECHELT  bus 885-2923  Res 885-5058  A  Adull children ol Alcoholics or  dislunctional families please call  885-5281 or 886-8165 tor help  NC  The Hunter Gallery Fashion  Show. Sat��� Mar. 23.1991 at Ihe  Sunshine Coasl Golf & Country  Club Starting al 7 30 pm  Refreshments, wet bar available  Tickets at Hunter Gallery.     #11  Beautllul orange cal about 7 months old. with beautllul green  eyes. Losl around Chasler &  King. Important lo our lamily  886-8837 alter 4 pm. #11  7 mo. old black kitten, male. Lost  near South Fletcher in Gibsons.  886-4816. #10  Pets*.  Livestock  PETFOOD  SCIENCE DIET. IAMS.  TECHNI-CAL, NUTRO-MAX.  PURINA. WAYNE,  Also lull line ol bird seed  And much more.  Quality Firm 4 Qirdin  Supply Ltd.  Pratt Rd. 886-7527  TFN  SPCA SPAYING PROGRAM  Conlact Then & Now Furniture.  699   Highway   101.   Gibsons,  886-4716 or Marlee Fashions.  NC  Help reduce Ihe pel overpopulation problem - spay or  neuter your pet. NC  Ala Horseshoeing Service  Experienced, dependable.  prompt. Phone 1-978-1920. #3i  10 mo old Airdale. male, Iree lo  good home 886-8659.        #10  SPCA FOR ADOPTION  Young  beautilul  gentle shep.  female Big gorgeous tjlk.. white  & tan young male dog. t blue eye  & I gold eye. 885-3447       #10  Piano Tuning  repairs, appraisals  w*  Ken Dilglelsh  886-2843  61 Key Yamaha louch sensitive  keyboard. Like new, $400  886-3643. #IOs  VeoHn or Fiddle Instruction  Michelle Bruce  885-9224  #12  all siring instruments  Fine woodwork. Hammen  dulcimers built. Celtic Crafts  886-8375. #11  Fender Rhodes 78, excellent condilion, $1000.886-8665.     #10  Sunshine Coait  Business  & Professional  Women's Club  Auction of Services  & Products  FRI. MAR. IS  7:30 pm  Greenecourt, SecheH  Commuter seeks ride lor 1st  ferry, Mon, -Fri., Irom Roberts  Creek, 885-6181. #12  18-20' Hardtop boat i/o. Consider any condition. 885-2544.   #12sr  Reliable, fundable couple, no  children or pets, seek a privale  residence lo caretaker, April.  May, or longer. Rels. avail  885-2973. #n  Backhoe lor a 530 case tractor  886-8974. ,\s  Wanted  Propane camp slove or RV propane stove, and canoe.  885-4503. #12  Soccer players tor Sechelt based  over 30 learn. John. 886-2317,  Guy, 883-9550. #12  FAME FOR YOUR FURNITURE  No Name Theatre,  sponsored by Ihe Gibsons Landing Theatre Protect Sociely. is  seeking to borrow 1940s style  furniture to set the stage lor the  play "Precious Sons", running  April 5, 6. 7. and 10,11,12.13  in Roberts Creek Hall Be assured  that all Hems borrowed will be  trealed with care and respect We  need the lollowing  6 It long chesterfield & chair,  end tables, collee table, table  lamps; tri-light. magazine  table/rack. 4' long low bullet.  wooden table wilh drawet; 4  wooden chairs, headboard 8, loot-  board, roll ot linoleum.  We are also looking lor a black  lunch bucket, a shoe shine kit  and a tool box. all 1940s style  It you can lend any ol these  items, please call Shannon  Macinnes, 886-3589 or Nancy  Nygren at Sunnycresl Photo.  886-4945. Thanks! #11  Free Tires  lor burning ABEX Used Aulo  Paris. Hwy 101, Gibsons.   #13  Moving'' Packing boxes, excellent condition 4 cu it. &2cu.  II. 885-P454 alter 5 pm.     #10  Garage Sales  Sal. - Sun,. Mar. I6lh-I7th.  I0am-2pm. 2013 Coach Road.  Roberts Creek. #io  Sunday,   March   17th.   1107  Malaview Rd. (Oil Pratt)  8:00-2:00 #10  MOVING SALE! Misc household  items. Sal. March 16.9-4,1231  Carole Place, 886-3460       #10  OAHDKNIRS:  TROVBIIT-   Tlllera.  Chlpp.rlShr.dd.ri  ��� Modala lor .vary all. garden!  OTROVBIL7  _Airthorir*d Da.l.f  IMIMLAND  WHY CO LTD.  SSS1 .1 RD., RICHMOND,  BC     VaX 2C7    27SS2U  Aid  ��� SSS1 I  1 - 45 gal. juice barrol. SIO; 2  -wine glass carboys. $15 ea..  solabed. $25. beer Iridge. $25:  IBM elec, typewriter, $100; port  dishwasher. $65 886-251? #10  28" TV. 3 yrs old. $350; 4  -235/60X15 TAS on mags for  Ford 'A Ton, $400 OBO; home  spa. $50. 886-8504. #10  2100 Husky with 33" bar. good  cond .$175,886-8955       #10  I steel lathe; I 3500 wall  generator: elec. appl dolly: 2  aulo washers. 886-9959.     #12  17 cu. It. chesl freezer, $175;  Brolhers sBwing machine, $165,  both exc. cond: electric Iloor  polisher. $12 885-2334      #12  Kenmore compacl washer, almond, exc cond.. $250 OBO  8B5-3335. #10  Standard size office desk. 5  drawer modern style good  cond.. $300: swivel chair, $35  Call Friday to Sunday, 883-2368.  #12  Macplus. I Mil 20 MB. hard  drive. $1500; Imagewriler, $500.  885-7006 #12  BudRiks  RIRTEROO.KU  CUSETTEt'CS's  Dlscmans  Walkmans  Portables   \  Heme Stereo  Sony-Yamaha  Pioneer-Phillips  104 rireee Iquari  tUM lir-niete  885-4888  SATELLITE SALES  Gteen Onion Earth Station  885-5644  TFN  Speed queen reconditioned  dryer. $125 885-4529 after 6  pm. #10sr  1990 Raider libreglass canopy,  lop ol Ihe line. Ills Ford Ranger,  never used, $1400 new. sell  $800 885-5840. #10sr  Ladies pink diving equipment, as  new. $950 060. Trades  welcome. 885-3374 #14s  Home library package. 1990  SALE. World Book Childcrall Encyclopedia {over 24.000 colour II-  lustration) Encyc. science, atlas  elc $569 up.Limited quantilies  enquiries 883-9398. #10  20" Colour video monitor, mint  shape. $200 886-2010.      #10  White liberglass canopy, Ills full  size P/U sliding windows, locking door. $750 060. 886-9047.  #10  4~ P205/75R15 M&S, $150; 2  -P195/75R14. $25 ea.: 35 mm  Minolta camera, auto focus,  works good. $75; kids highchair,  $30. and 2 rockers $10  ea 886-2354. #11  Nintendo syst. action set c/w  zapper gun. like new in box, $95  & 3 games. $30 ea. 886-9547.  #10  Firewood Full cord, $70: hall  cord, $40 Free delivery Roberts  Creek and Gibsons 886-8667.  ask for Brent. #10  BUYING  and selling  coins, gold,  silver,  notes.  se-7f.es  35mm camera outfit, lots ol access , new cond.. cost $2000,  sell $750. 885-5774. #10  Gas lank on stand, 250 gallon.  $300 OBO. 886-9826. #10  HAY $4.00/bale  Phone 885-9357  TFN  BATTERIES  12V deep cycle auto-marine. Only  $30.886-3690. #12  English dining table, opens lo  8'6". $1000; mantle clock, big  ben. $75.5 dining chairs. $100  each; deep Ireeze, 5 cu. It.;  dryer. 120V. typewriter. $75. ski  jacket. Norwelgan pure wool.  $100; new electric saw.  886-7792 #12  Dickie Dee Ice Cream Business  with or wlthoul equipment, price  negotiable Also, 16' KNC boat  wilh '88 Merc, classic. 50 tons ol  extras. Road Runner Trailer. Call  885-38/1. #12  15 speed mountain bike. Like  new with extras. $275 OBO.  885-7559. #12  Honda rider mower wilh rear bag,  $2950.885-2935 #12  Approx. 3000 linear leel, 1x8  Benel cedar siding. 32'/II. or  $795 per thousand FBM.  885-5623. #12  Large libreglass truck canopy.  $85 885-5623alter6pm,   #12  Partially seasoned lirewood In 2  true curd lots. S100/cord spm &  delivered Wesl Sechelt to Davis  Bay. 885-2339 eves. #10  | ^HAY! HAY! HAY!  Vanderveen Hay  Sales Ltd.  Is Having  Another  Hay Sale!  SATURDAY, MAR. 23  ONE DAY TRUCKLOAD  HAY SALE  To Order, Please Contact:  MMiniien  Mi-mi  iryenat  1-660-61  ���663-1171   tt---;���" r.v.  *. '/  . , , . : 1 _'^aaimmfaftajagi^^ -,-_/ .-.,..-.W.V������ T I S SOIL  Mushroom Manure-Bark Mulch  Topsoil Mixed  You pick up or we deliver. Phone  885-5669. TFN  Nlshikl expedition 18 speed,  mountain bike. Good condilion.  $175.885-i7'�� #10sr  Almost new Sears Kenmore, 12  cu. It. Ireezer $425 OBO  886-7561. #ici  18a.  Heavy  Equipment  BOBCAT I  MINI EXCAVATOR  FOR RENT  Attachments available  DAY, WEEK. MONTH  886-8538  TFN  John Deere 350 TRAC loader wilh  quick detach hoe. 4-way buckel.  886-8101 or 886-9141.      #TFN  New 3 ton engine hoist  knockdown style $500 Cosl  $1200 885-2544 #IOsr  Woodstove, therm, control.  $175; GE 17 2 speed washer  w/mlnl wash, $299; App. 7-8  cu. II. Danby Inglis chesl Ireezer,  $230; Maytag avoc. dryer. $267;  Viking 30" copperlone. sell-  clean slove, $359; Gurney while  30" slove, $249. Weslinghouse  2 dr. l/t harv. gold 16 cu. In.  Iridge. $429; West white aulo.  dryer. $239; Danby small Iridge.  white w/new compressor, $249:  Weslinghouse white Irost Iree (all  Irldgej 12 cu. In.. $339; Inglis  Sterling while wilh auto cycle.  $257; Gurney Chatelel 30" H.G.  stove. $389. Kitchen Aid Superba  built-in dishw. top ol the line.  $379; Kitchen Aid Imperial built-  in dishw.. super shape. $259;  and more, all recond..  guaranteed for 90 days to 2 yrs.  Corner Cupboard. 885-4434 or  885-7897. #10  Older chesterfield and chair, well  made, good condition, floral  design $150 OBO; Older portable  dishwasher, kilchenaid. good  condition. $75 OBO. 886-9449.  #11  Like new 18 spd. Peugeot mountain bike. $400 OBO. 886-4754  (messages) 886-8171 (work)  David. #11  2 drawer melal office desk and  swivel chair. $150. 885-6022.  #11  28" Hitachi TV colour console  wilh Philips convenor. $275.  885-6022. #11  Ladles Apollo 10 spd. bicycle,  good cond.. side & handle bar  packs. $75 OBO. 885-2624. #11  Semi-seasoned Alder. $75 cord  split & delivered. Also, dry  lirewood. $100.883-9382.   #10  Rtwdodendroni & Azaleas. Same  low prices. $3.25 $15. No OST.  Large Hkwtlon, Roberts Creak  Nursery, 2961 Lower Road,  666-2062. #11  Beauliful pearl necklace, 22".  appraised $900. will sell lor  $450,885-5667. #12  Seasoned lirewood. $i00/cord.  (tidne 3-8 pm, Mon. ��� Fri.  886-7157. #10  Firewood. Premium mix, $115  cord  or  green  Alder,   $100.  885-6070, 885-3618 message.  #10  5 tier book shell. $50; 7 drawer  pine lingerie shell, $150; compact washer, spin dryer. $100  OBO. 885-7376 #12  Utility trailer, 10'6" x6'6", Insulated aluminum panel. Tandem  axle. Could be used lor storage  unit, horse trailer, or moving  trailer. Exc. cond. must be seen.  $1700 OBO, 885-6036        #10  Commercil duly radial arm saw,  Inca band saw, other line tools.  885-5518. #12  Mushroom Manure  Hallmoon Bay Cubs & Beavers  Mar. 16-17,  663) Southwood  Advance Orders 115-5201  18a.  Heavy  Equipment  G.E. 300 Amp welder. 6 cyl. continental ENG., C-W leads, sllngei  etc. $1200. 886-8101,  888-9141. #10  D6B Caterpillar gear jammer,  $10,000 lirm. 440 John Deere  skidder, $10,000 lirm.  885-9312. #11  FARM TRACTOR 1966 Nuefield  Loader, 3 pt., PTO, 60 HP,  Leyland Diesel, $4800.  885-3449 #12  CASH PAIO  For Some Cars and Trucks  Dead Car Removal  Abex Used Aulo Parti  and Towing  886-2020  TFN  1986 Ford lempo $4700 OBO  883-2906, ��12sr  1985 Toyola Tercel, auto., good  cond $6500 885-4520 eves.  <#12sr  1977 Chevy deluxe Nomad van.  captains' seats, needs work,  parts 885-2207. #12si  Used Camaro T-Top, $495 lor Ihe  set. wilh covers 886-9500  anytime #tosr  74 Mercury station wagon, aulo.  new exhaust system, new  radialor, new waler pump Good  condilion $795 886 9500  anytime, #10sr  76 Buick 2 dr., P/S. P/B. aulo.  red. $750 OBO. 886-4568 #10sr  70 Dodge Dart slanl 6 Runs  well, parls avail . $600 OBO  Phone 885-7284. TFNs  84 Buick Regal LTD Exc. cond..  fully loaded $8500 885-3455  #10  '85 Hyundai Pony. 5 spd. 4 dr..  sunroof, new lires, $2650.  885-5057 #10  77 Corona SW. 5 spd.. rebuill  eng.. new tires, brakes, good  body. $1675 886-7559 after 7  pm #10  1980 Honda Civic Poor condilion. best oiler 886-9785 alter 5  pm.  IM  1981 Subaru 4wd/slalion  wagon 4 speed, transfer case.  Very clean, new lires. $2195.  Dealers, Irades welcome, 1975  Fury 6cyl., automatic, new  brakes, lires, Ironl end $395  886-7227. #TFN  86 Toyola Van LE. lolly loaded  Excellent condition. $11,000  886-8729 #12  73 green Volkswagen Beetle.  Good cond . $1000 OBO  886-3071 anytime. #12  1980 Chevy Malibu S/W. $975  OBO. 886-7203. #12  1990 Turbo Firefly. 14.500 kms.  all options, mini, 5 yr, trans.  warr., $10,500 OBO. 885-3865.  886-2585. #12  1981 Reliant. 2,6 Hires. 4 cyl.,  aulo, 4 door, PS/PB, nil. good  running condilion, $1900 OBO  886-4947 aller 6 pm #12  1988 Volks.Jella.limiled edition.  5 sp., loaded, low kms ��� $ 12,500  OBO B86-8522 alter 7 pm.   #12  1983   Toyola   Corolla   S/W.  Automatic, new mulllei 8 exhaust, new brakes, new paint,  new battery. $2500 886-8054  #10  1972 Volvo SW. 15.000 mi on  rebuilt engine, very good cond .  S12500BO. 886-8504        #12  Sacrifice 1967 California style  bug. New ISOOcc moloi; race  cam, dual Weber carbs: quick  shifter 300 k on engine; cuslom  painl & mags $2500 Firm,  885-3865. #10si  '81 Escort wagon, 4 cyl.. aulo.  am/lm cassette. Good on gas.  $2000,886-2198, #8ss  1965 Ponliac Custom Sport, 2  dr.. hardtop, rebuill 327-350 HP  Immac. interior. $2300  886-2694. #10s  79 Ford Fairmont, good cond.,  new battery. $685 OBO.  886-2205, alter 6 pm. #10  1981 Olds 98 Regency. Loaded.  Good cond., 75,000 miles. Asking $6200,885- 7123 #10  1975 Chev. Malibu, 4 dr., 6cyl..  reliable. $400 OBO. 885-3350.  #10  Mint '66 Mustang. Black on red  Interior, all slock except for  cenlerllne mags, exc. cond.,  $10,000 OBO. 886-7058.     #10  1984 GT Mustang, mags,  louvers, 5 spd . $7500.  ���7029. #10  '86 Topaz GS. 4 dr . aulo. loaded, low km., mini cond.  sacrifice. $5995 Dave.  886-8213 days #10  ' 72 Lincoln, $1000 OBO or trade'  886-3213. #11  1987 Hyundai Stellar CL. charcoal grey. 2L. Mitsubishi. 5 spd.  4 dr. sunrool. factory mags.  Greal Shape $4950. 886-9449  #11  1972 Volvo 145E, parts car, run-  mngcond.. $350. 885-4610 #12  1952 MG Reproduction, Factory  built. 11.000 orig. miles.  Immac .$11,900,885-3114 #12  '85 Skoda. 24.000 km. $2500  916 N. Road, phone 886-7792  #11  1981 Olds 98 Regency Loaded  'Good cond . 75.000 miles Asking $5900. 885-7123 #10  1977 Mercury Marquis, 9 pass  stn. wgn.. all power, nil wheel,  cruise, exc. cond . 886-3318 or  886-3618 #11  '81 Concord AMC DL Wagon  258, 6 cyl. A/C. auto. PS. PB. till  sleering. Rec. seals, woodgrain.  No rusl One owner. $2295  886-8487. #12  I owner 1981 Buick Skylark LTD.  burgundy & black, very clean,  cruise control. AC. am/lm  cassette, auto. PB. PS. $3500  OBO. 886-8991. #10  1964 Rambler S/W. good shape,  little rusl, $700 886-3977.  #12  1978 Rabbit. 4 dr. 4 spd. exc.  running car, good cond.  throughout. $1300 OBO  886-3767 #12  '81 Honda Civic, $1200  885-5770 #10  84 Rehanl "K". SW. luxury inlerior. first $4200 lakes  886-3638 #12  78 Renault (LeCal). 50,000  miles, good cond.. best oiler.  686-3939 alter 6 pm. #12  1988 Muslang Cobra GT. exc.  cond.. 5 spd��� $15,500 OBO.  885-3455. #12  1979 Fold Stalionwagon. loaded.  $60OOB0 883-9165.        #13s  Chevy  Cavaliar,   low  mileage,  clean sunrool. $4800. 885-3147  #12  >.'���*-%.'%.'��}���  *     SAVE   I  j     Lowest Prices!     2  t.\ 178 Stewart F,d  ,J>   E  j 886-7227 *  1980 GMC van. customized.  $2500 OBO. 883-9165.       #l5s  1978 GMC 1-Ton dually, camper  special. $3000 883-9165. #15s  1978 GMC pickup, camper  special. V8. PS/PB. $1750 OBO.  883-9165 #I5S  1990 F150 Supercab. 4x4. XLT  Larial. shortbox. 302, 5 spd,.  fully loaded, incl. bdx liner and  matching canopy, 14.000 kms���  $21.00OOB0. 886-3767.      #12  '85 Chev J/iT. 1 owner, clean,  6 2 diesel. cruise, lilt, new tires,  canopy, 50.000 miles, $8500  OBO 886-2396 or 886-4577. #12  74 Dodge Won. duals, good  wood Iruck, $800 886-8955  #10  1981 lord Counei wilh canopy,  low miles. $1500 OBO  B85-3300 #10  '87 Dodge Dakota wilh cellular  Make an oiler 886-8116. #10sr  1978 Ford F150 newly rebuilt  engine, new brakes, ball., lires.  $3000 OBO. 885-5896 eves  #1081  1978 Ford 150. raised roof, V8.  automatic. PS. PB. $2000 OBO.  886-9626 TFN  1969 3 Ion ChevyTlaideck, exc  run. cond., needs Inspection.  $3500.886-3001. #10sr  1984 Ford Ranger 4x4  Mechanically sound. $6500 OBO  865-5697. #|0sr  1980 Jeep Cherokee 4X4.  PS/PB, 360. 4 Bbl., gd. cond..  $3500 OBO. 886-8922.     #12sr  1977 Chev. Van, 305-V8. rebuill  aulomallc, sunrool, seats 5. good  cond. $950 OBO. 886-2111 days.  886-7520eves. #H)sr  1977 Chevy Deluxe Nomad van,  parts only 885-2207.        #12sr  1983 Ford Ranger Pick-up.  4-speed, Bit box, 120,000km..  $2900 886-8960. #9s  1986 Travelaire 5th Wheel  18'/?'. excellent condition  ;$10.000 885-9301 #11  1984 Ford Ranger 4x4.  Mechanically sound $6500 OBO.  885-5697, #10sr  75 Fold F250. Auto., PS/PB.  390 rebuilt eng., supercab,  canopy. $700 886-4522.   #10s  '89 Ford 250 H D 4x4. diesel. 5  spd.. PB. air, cruise, till. PW,  PD, 2 tanks, more! 886-7013  #12s  1985 GM  Hlon. good cond..  $7500 OBO 885 5864       #10SS  '85 Chev Vi Ion. 30,000 orig.  miles, canopy, tilt 4 speed, tape  deck, excellent condition.  886-2516 atler 5 pm #10  79 Ford Supercab. Runs well,  body beat. Swap lor l? 14  Aluminum boal & motor or  $1000 886-9047 #10  87 Toyota 4x4 pick up. 4 cyl. 5  spd.. blue, nice shape. $9000  Will pay lerry ride on purchase.  1 800 PP3-8818 Dealer #6377.  #10  1979 Suburban V.T4 wd, ugly,  rusted, runs, suitable for crummy  ETV or parts. $1000. 885-5070.  #10  76 Ford Super Cab ��T, $995.  886-2982. #10  1985 Jeep Cherokee Pioneer. 2  wd., 80.000 kms., exc. cond.,  still under warranty, $8750.  886-2354 #10  1977 Ford Supercab, auto,  rebuilt 460. Rusty but trusty.  Ideal camper unit. Quick sale,  $700 OBO. 885-9324. #11  1976 Ford Truck. $650.  885-7093, #11  19B0 Ford club wagon Chateau.  V8, auto. PS/PB, new shocks &  tires, tinted glass, good cond.  $3950 OBO. Phone 886-2866  #11  Business closed, must sell. 1989  GMC 6000 8x14' Flatdeck. like  new 19,400 kms,. safety inspected Dec 90. Ids ol exlras.  $18,000 OBO 885-9369.     #11  1980 GMC ViTon. 4-speed. 350  A-1 condilion, $3750 Norm.  886-7360 #10  1989 21!*' deluxe motor home.  350 Chev . air/crulse/rear bed,  head & shower. Low kms. mint  cond.. $29,995 No GST  883-93l7eves. #n  10' Security Camper,  handyman's special, $500  885-7261. #n  1988 9.5 Bigtoot, Shower,  4-burner stove-oven, immaculate  condition, $10,900 OBO  885-4736 #135  2311 Nomad Travel Trailer, exc.  cond. throughout, fully equipped,  incl. air cond��� $6900 OBO Consider boal trade, cash adjust  eitherway 885-2981. #12  '64 Rocket. $250. 883-2661 #12  10' Apache Ranger. 2400#GVW,  lold down hardside. good cond.,  $2000 885-7980 #12  1974 Lincoln Park HT, Sleeps 6.  canvas needs some repairs 01  ters 886-4955. #12  18' Holidaire 73. exc cond .  asking $4800.886-4813.  #10sr  Dodge Maxi Van De-Lux 1988  13.368 km. Fridge, slove. oven,  lurnace. Hush toilet, sink, awnings. A/C all powered. New  cond . $29,000. 885-3789  #12sr  1977 Chev. raised rool van conversion, low miles. $6000  883-9110. #12sr  1976 Dodge 20' mdtorhome.  $9500. will lake trade.  883-9110. #12sr  Moorage In Sheltered SecheH Inlet. Open moorage, $2 per ft. incl. waler and electricity. Royal  Reach Marina. 885-7844. 5758  Wharf SI.. Sechelt, VON 3A0 #25  Floats lor sale, 6'x16', concrete  decking, slyroloam flotation. $4  persq fl.885-7844. #11  78 Ford F250 Supercab with  canopy, 886-8876 #10  1974 GMC single axle dump  truck I-53 Detroit diesel. 5 spd .  air brakes. 2 spd. axle. $8500.  8832301 #12  1965 Land Rover pick up Iruck,  $2500 883-2301. #12  1975 Dodge Ramcharger, new  brakes and electrics, warn  winch, and Iree wheeling hubs  Underbody shield Greal on/oil  road vehicle, B86-9535,       #12  1982 Dodge '/. Ion pickup. 318  aulo. locking hubs. $4950  886-4577 #12  While truck canopy lor shortbox.  $200,886-8991 #10  1953 Willys PU. Ideal lor  larm/bush. Good selection ol  spare parts. $2500 OBO Collectable 886-9634. #11  Campers  KcufiT aim.  sown LTD.  Cipliln IHI Murr��  M.C.M.M.C.   M.N.A.M.S.  M.A.B.Y.C.   "Marine  Surveyors and Consultants  taaWL  22 It. K&C cruiser/470 Merc.  Sounder, UHF. CB. sink, slove.  I2v Iridge. Irim tabs. $5000 or  Irade lor travel trailer. 885-5774.  #10  Experienced Shipwrighl lor boal  building, repairs & renovations.  Call Celtic Oralis 886-8375.  #11  1973 Dodge Maxiv.in, fully  canipen/ed. new brakes  radialor, oxhausl system, raised  rool, rear end overhauled, shorn)  inolor. $3000 885 5835      #12  17 Holidaire 73 Excellent condition asking $3800 OBO  886-9245 #10  1978 23WI Prowler Trailer rear  bedroom, excellent condition,  non-smokets. ideal longlerm living unit $7500 OBO 885-4851.  #11SS  1978 11 It. Husky Camper,  Stove, lurnace. 3-way fridge,  110 & 12 voll wired, dbl sink.  waler, toilet, hyd lacks, plus tie-  down bar. Exc cond . $3000  886-3401. #10  28'Trailer, exc. cond., plus 4x4  Cherokee, $7500 886-2350.110  Get-A-VftrjTvan F250. 38.000  miles, 16" wheels, power locks  & windows Inlerior oak finish.  Canopy. Slove. Iridge, lurnace.  microwave. CB, AM/FM,  cassette, flush toilet Assessed  value $28,000 885-3591.  #11  39' Marine Trader 1981. Single  120hp. Lehman diesel,  fiberglass, leak trim. Ilybndge.  dual controls, double cabin wilh  sep. head & showers, galley  down, radar, VHF-Unimetrics.  deplh, 2 compasses, CB,  Blauplunkl stereo, KLS . shore  power, sleeps 6. 886-9799.  #11  1990 Livingston 14' dual hull  centre consol. 40 HP, Mariner  Maxum, 0/B, oil inject., power  Irim, 6 hrs. 28 monlhs warranty.  Galv. trailer with jack. oars, colour lish Under, rod holders, bow  roller, lac. list over $10,000  $6775 firm, 885-4031.        #11  H/D E/ load boal trailer. 18  885-7586. #12ss  20' Glasply cabin cruiser. Vli  yrs. warranty on 115 hp Merc.  0/B (new last Apr. only 19 hrs.  use). Incl B 5 Merc kicker, new  canvas top. new depth sounder,  slove. icebox, bait tank.  $13,500.883-2779. #07sr  1982 21'Champion exc shape,  economical V6 I/O. comes wilh  deplh finder: down rigger. VHF  Lots ol exlras. tandem axle  trailer $12,000. 886-9490 #10sr  1989 Pacilica 20' Whaler. 1969  75 hp Mariner. Warranly $6500  883-9110 #8s  1981 28' Tandem boal trailer  $1500 OBI) 883-9110 #8s  1987 Silverline 15 libreglass  hull. $500 883 91 H) ��8SS  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-30-40-50-70 HP  1989-1990 tvinrudes Excellent  condition Lowes Resort.  883-2456 TFN  Yes' There is a reliable local propeller repair service 885-5278  TFN  1983 Campion 60 HP Mariner,  galvanized Highlmer trailer, elc  exc. i.nrid $5900 lirm  8868382 #12sr  24' Turner Classic, mahogany  wilh Chrysler hemi. well-  equipped wilh or without C  licence 883-9555 #12sr  41' Cruise-a-home house boal.  sleeps 9 exc cond., $29,500  OBO 885-1943. #!2sr  M V. Blacklist!, 24' Owens, well  appoinled large lish deck, Coasl  Guard inspected, moorage, park  ing. hydro paid nil Dec /90.  featuring new Swann aulo. anchor pkg.. new LMS. 200 w/  Loran C. new lenders & brackets,  mooring lines, new windows,  completely refinished hull and  swimgrid. new handrails, flush  mounl Fishon rod holders (5)  FWC 318 Chrysler. 120 hrs and  much more. $10,500 885-7977  #10sr  22'H/T cruiser, 225 OMC, VHF,  sounder, bait tank, winch, head,  sink, stove, ddwn riggers, rod  holders. Irim tabs, 425 hours,  moorage till Aug. 91. $6200  886-4690. #10sr  14' C licenced fiberglass cod  boal. New motor Call 883-9234  #10sr  30'disp. cruiser. 340 Chry. dual  hyd. sir live bait tank. VHF/CB.  stereo, sounder. $7950 OBO  885-2814.885-2515        #12sr  18' Sangsler 120 hp r cyl. I/O  Sounder, trailer Good cond  $4250060 886-9047      #12sr  19%, Sangsler. 160 Johnson; EZ  loader trailer: skis; life jackets,  anchor: oars. Inboard tanks plus  day lank $4500. 886-3001  #10sr  E-Z-Loader Trailers Sales and  Service. Irades welcome  883-1119. TFN  W.Q. Sutherland Sales and Service. Mariner Force and Mer-  cruiser 883-1119. TFN  11' Boslon Whaler wilh 1988 20  HP Mercury outboard, nde guide  steering, controls, cenhe console  and 1990 easy loader trailer lor  $4500 885-3570. #9  20' F.G. Daysailer with Irailer,  outboard, new main & misc.  equipment $2150. 886-8504  #10  18' Deep Haul I/O 125 AD Volvo.  280 Volvo leg & exlras, $5000  886-8367 #11  Mobile Homes  SUNSHINE  COAST PARK  PHASE II  Show homes  now on display  For info & hours  For viewing call  116-9126    597-3322  Watch for our  ORAND OPENING  16' Wooden Gtew. needs work.  $75 886-2738  #11  35 HSP Johnson oulboatd boal  motor. $500 OBO 886-8991 #10  Two 470 Mercruiseis c/w legs  and transom plates. $3000 ea  Will install. Ab Haddock Marine.  883-2811. TFN  20' Double Eagle HT. 215 HP.  Waukeshaw 270. Volvo leg VHF.  OPT sounder, ball bag, heater,  rod holder, radio, exc. cond.  $9500080,883-2971.        #11  1990 Horizon 9' trl-hull with 75  HP Honda. $1175. 886-2738.    #13ss  ETMMUfjf OUTWARDS  Special savings on all models in  slock. Full marine services. Hyak  Marine Services. 886-2246. #10  2 lidim Alco 14x70 mobile In  Gibsons complete wilh all skir  ling and deck to be moved exc  shape, $25,000 OHO For ap  oomlmenl lo view call 545-1760  #I2S>  12x60 Premier, 2 bdim 4 appl  lige coveied cedar deck with  harden box f, llowei boxes Large  shed-workshop Must be seen  Reduced lo $29 900 8S6-2354  #10  31' Koniloi! rear bedroom, c/w  6x 12 addition washer. dryei set  up in M H P Sechell $15,500  OBO 885-2241 #11  12x52' pad. $190 per month.  SCMHP, 886-9826 #11  1987 Merc, classic 50. Exc.  shape, electric start. $2000  886-9861. |12  SunehlM Coaet Park  OPEN HOUSE  March 16 & 17  Set our display at  on page 8  Motorcycles  1987 535 Yamaha Virago, exc.  cond. 1000kms .asking$2500  or Irade Phone 886-4690 #12sr  Coast News, March 11,1991  Motorcycles  21.  In Stock al  EN MAC  cycle  Oil Filters. Batteries. Tires,  Riding Gear, etc  Phone Jay at 686-HW1  K  '81 Kawi I00OJ Header, good  rubber. Like new. Fast  885-5492. #10sr  83 CR125. new rebuilt, new rubber, good condition. $900  886-2556 #11  1989 FLHTC Harley Davidson.  20.000 kms. $14,000.  885-9312. #11  1984 Honda XR350. Bought in  1989. used only one summer.  Needs one fork seal Asking  $1200 885-6022, #11  '87 KX '25 basement kept.  Never raced Exc cond ��� $1750  lirm 885-5458 #12  83 Honda 500 Silverwing. com-  lortable cruiser wilh saddle bags.  $1000 886-8665 #10  Professional couple with small  dog & cal seek 2-1- bdrm home,  reas., n/s. n/d 885-9804.  #11  Ydung lamily seeks 2-3 bdrm.  home Davis to Halfmoon Bay.  $650/mo Ona, 885-7919.    #11  N/S couple looking tor house lo  lake care ol mos. May to July.  Gibsons Langdale area.  886-8685.885-4194. #11  For month ol July. W/F cottage  with boaldock & all modern conveniences Sechell atea Call  922-9192. #10  Going South Next Winter?  Retired Danish/Canadian couple  would like to return lo the Sunshine Coast and wish lo rent a  comlortable home, preferably  waterlront and reasonably close  lo Ihe lerry, lor 3-4 months  January-April 1992 Exc  relerences. Call 886-9252,   #12  Responsible female seeks affordable accomodalion1 Gibsons  area only please. 886-9666 alter  4 pm. #12  ADVERTISING  FOR TENANCY  New British Columbia legislation  prohibits advertising which  discriminates in the rental ol properly For example a person who  stipulates "no children'' as a  condition ol rental would be in  violation ol the Family Status and  Ihe Human Rights Acts. The  landlord who places Ihe advertisement and Ihe newspaper  which publishes it would bolh be  in contravention ol Ihe legislation  and could have a complaint hied  against them. The Coast News  will therefore not accept such  discriminatory ads TFN  Brand new. 1620 sq II. 3 bdrm  townhome Covered balcony, 1VS  balhs. soaker tub, skylight. 6  appl.. mini blinds, carport,  $1000 per month 886-4680 TFN  One bedroom cottage Roberls  Creek. $500/mo includes hydro  886-4567 #10  One bedroom view, apartment  New building lower Gibsons  Close lo all amenities $570  Phone 886-3420 #10  Gibsons Spacious 3 bedioom.  2'/.- bath, gatage. 2 sundecks, 5  appl . blinds in. new side/side  duplex 298-5215. #10  Room lor rent female. $300 per  month. Granlhams 886 9621  #10  Small 2 hdini view house, near  Ken's lucky Dollar, downlown  Gibsons Village, $550'mo Avail  immed rels. reqd Wrile  House c/o Box 370. Sechell.  VON 3A0 #12  3 bdrm home in Central Gibsons.  F/S. W/D. bar and Jacuzzi.  Avail Apr tst. $800/mo  886-2781 after 5 pm #10  lowei Gibsons, WF 2 bdrm.  apart. $650. 525-1589       #10  Nicely lurnished room in comlortable house. Franklin Rd. area,  hall block to beach 8 bus. private  yard. $350 per mo. 886-8864 or  B76-7704. #12  ibdrm. suite, $450, sell contained. 886-8659. #10  View 3 bdrm. home, Gower Point,  walk to beach. $850. 886-4773.  #10  View 2 bdrm. suile. Gibsons.  $650.886-4773. #10  3 bdrm. mobile home near Davis  Bay, $650/mo. Avail, immed.  885-4862, 521-1990, 520-3200  #12  Cezy 1 Mm. tame, fireplace, 4  appl.. $666. Aran, tamed.  166-7722. ph. fee. nug.    TFNs  Sunnycrest Motor Hotel. Weekly  rates. Kitchenette available  886-2419. #11  From Easier lor 2 mlhs, appiox.  2 bdim. house. NS only Rels.  reqd . 886-2577 #11  Garden Bay, 1 bdrm. bsmt. suite,  partially lurn.. single working  person, utils. incl.. $425.  883-9921 #11  1 bdim. apart., utils.. incl..  rels��� no pels. N/S. 1 working  person Deposit $400/mo  886-9233 #11  West Sechelt. avail immed . 3  bdrm house (upper hall). 5  appl. rels reqd.. f-9pm only  885-7622 #11  Near new. bright 1 bdim, suile.  furn. fireplace. W/D. in Central  Gibsons. $650 mo. avail Immed.  277-6205 #10  Near new 2 bdrm. apartment 4  appl.. large partial covered  sundeck Nicest view in lower  Gibsons. Avail, immed.,  596-1669 #10  2 bdrm. suite Marine Dr.. $750  incl. hydro 886-2260 or  534-2056 #10  Fully equipped. 1 bdrm. mobile.  Secheltarea 885-7940       #11  Granthams 2 bdrm. view home.  $600 1-731-6762. #12  Bachelor suile. lull kitchen &  bath. Available $400/mo, Sandy  Hook 885-2476, #12  Gibsons, 1 bdrm. or bach., lurn.  or unlurn.. $440/490.  885-6009. #10  1 bdrm. apt.. $325/mo. plus  hydro. 883-2661. #10  2 bdrm. mobile home wilh addition, large sundeck, near Gibsons. Avail. April 1. 886-4919.  #12  Roberts Creek Hall avail.,  dances, parties, weddings,  equipment rental. Yvonne  685-4610. TFN  STORAGE  Heated, pallatized, gov't approved. Len Wray's Transfer Lid.  886-2664. TFN  Granlhams Landing waterlront, 1  bdrm. w/ sunroom, livingroom  w/ gas fireplace, fully remodelled  bathroom 4 kitchen. 900 sq. It.  total living area lor single working  non-smoking person. No pets.  $550 per month & utilities. Avail.  Mar, 1.886-9238. #10  Gibsons. April 1. very nice mobile  home, 2 Ige bedrooms, view lot.  W/0. $630 month, rels reqd  734-8908(Van.| #10  Hall duplex, lower Gibsons. 3  bedrooms, all appl. $750. March  1/91 886-4565 evenings,  landlord 465-5312  #11  Furnished 1 bdrm. bsmt. sle,  pnv. entr.. sell-conl.. w/w.  cable, w/d. util inc. Suit, quiet  clean non smoker $390/mo.  Rels. please 886-2694        #11  1 bdrm, fully lurn. cottage, close  to beach Most suitable lor 1  working peison. $475/mo incl  hydro Avail immed . 886-8033  #11  Small  frailer.   1  adult. Cedars  Trailer Court 885-3313       #11  I bdrm 3-plex in lower Gibsons  New carpel & paint 886-2455  any lime #11  PROPERTY  MANAGEMENT  SERVICES  We will  . Screen potential renters  ��� Do moving-in inspection  ��� Arrange lor maintenance 8  repairs  * Colled the rent 8 damage  deposil  . Disburse rent monies to  owner  * Do moving-out inspection  GIBSONS  INDUSTRIAL  PARK  700 sq II o! Ideal commer-  cial/lighl manulacluunq  space, central location.  Owner may renovate for of-  lice/showroom/washrooms,  elc Conlact Steve Sawyer  BRAND NEW  BUILDING  Ideal shop/retail/industrial  steel building in Seamount  Park 28'x52' with mezzanine, olllce. washroom,  shower and overhead crane.  Two large bay doors, easy  access, security fenced.  Conlacl Sieve Sawyer.  AvaM al the hassles and  problems, and lor |ett a  pittance, can the Property  Management Expert, Sim  Sawyer at  GIBSONS  REALTY LTD.  886-2277 22.  Coast News, March 11,1991  Thankyou!  v       "The Gibsons Bus"  For Donations Collected  VMTHRIFTY'S  HELP THE  GIBSONS  886-2488 or Box 598  3 bdrm mam Iloor ol house, t  blk to Sunnycresl Mall, bright,  large. SBOO/mo. plus, 1 bdrm.  ground, sunny, spacious. 1 blk  lo Sunnycrest Mall $i)00/mo  plus, large sunny batchelor, view  ol mountains, deck, near Gibsons  Manna, $450 plus . possible 2  bdrm ground floor, 1 blk to  Sunnycresl Mall $500 plus ARTHUR B8S-9859 #12  Help Wanted  Comlortarjly lurnished '' bdrm  collage wilh deck, privacy,  woodslove, electric backup  Avail April I. Boberls Creek  $450,886-4863 #12  Waterlront. cozy 1 bdrm cabin.  Pender Harbour. Laundry  lacilities. elect heat, Iridge.  slove. cable 883-9446        #11  VOLUNTEER  OPPORTUNITIES  Fundiaising Expert needed  for an essential community  service. Time as can be  given.  Earth Day needs people lo  help with various events  planned  Crlmestoppors needs new  committee members. They  meet once a month.  Adult Care Facility is looking  lor a person to drop in and  discuss world allalrs. Once a  week' Once a month? Time  is flexible  Interagency Committee  meeting in March on a  Wednesday morning need a  person lo lake minules.  For these and more opportunities, please conlact the  Volunteer Action Centre  885-5881  A service lunded by the  Ministry ol Social Services  and Housing.  THAT'S  HOW MANY  CANADIANS  ARE CYCLISTS  M        pa-vmrAextwim  annaaznii  British trained Canadian builder All work  contract guaranteed plus a personal warranty.  WE WORK WITH Costing Renovation opposed fo  building Now or House building Irom Now  plans.  References supplied as wall as drafted bids  where required as well os subtrode management for completion work and finishing.  ejtf*  Wanted: Handy Man lor odd jobs,  lawn cutting, gardening, elc. $8  hourly 886-3586 *10  ��% MANAGER  7&|P Job Sharing  TRAVEL SUNSHINE COAST  Tourism Marketing Office requires personable, experienced, sell motivated  marketing manager lo pro  mote and coordinate  lourism lo Ihe Sunshine  Coast Advertising/promotion background an asset  Dulles also include computer, secretarial, and stalt  supervision  applications prior to  March 15th lo Box 6T5.  Sechelt. B.C.. VON 3A0. or  drop oil al oflice located In  Sechelt Travil Into Centra.  Share wilh commuter, large 2  bdim mobile, non-smoker, quiet  acre on Chesler, $400 inc. utils.  DO. & rels. reqd., 886-8857  eves. #11  Professional Mini Storage  New Building  886-8628  #15  2 bdrm house, garage, large  yard, slove. Iridge. W/D.  fireplace. 1 block Irom ocean.  Soames POint (5 mins. Irom  langdale terry). $700 per month.  1-738-2254 after 6 pm,        #11  2 bdrm., Iridge. slove, washer,  workshop $450 plus. 883-9676.  #12  1 bdrm accorn , $400/mo. Reid  fid. Gibsons. 886-7261       #12  2 bdrm. trailer with 1 bdrm. and  utility mom adder), JF...S,. VV/D,.air  coifS/ioher, 18' pool, $450 plus  ulils. Sinclair Bay Rd., Garden  Bay. 883-2788 or 883-2296. #12  Help Wanted  Full/Part lime help reqd. July &  August. Must be 19 yrs. ol age or  older Cashier clerks, dock person, training provided. Send or  drop oil resume John Henry's  Marina Inc., Box 40. Garden Bay.  BC. VON ISO. #10  Home Support Workers ��� Gibsons  and Sechelt areas. We are looking for people wilh a mature altitude who will enjoy working  with seniors and families in their  homes. We oiler flexible hours,  support and training You must  be in good physical and emotional  health, and have a car with valid  license. Experience and training  in health care or in taking with  the elderly is an asset Please  phone 885-5144. #10  Urgently needed: Foster homes  lor teenagers. Call Ministry ol  Social Services and Housing. Call  Judy Walls 885-7107 weekdays.  #11  New Opportunity  Make $200-$500 Plus Per Week  Now! Assemble our products. 24  hr recorded into, gives details  1604) 623-2011 or (604)  520-6444. #17  Front desk receptionisl with  bookkeeping & lyping exper. reqd. to work flexible hours. Salary  lo commensurate wilh ability.  Please send resume to Lord Jims  Resort. flRI, Hallmoon Bay. VON  1Y0_ #10  Mature woman to clean house  Rels. required, oondable Send  resume lo Box 351. Gibsons, BC.  VON IVO #12  DISCOVERY TOYS  VYonderltil educational toys,  books and games suitable lor all  ages. Sold through home demos  and catalogue sales Now is the  lime lo slarl your own home  business. Ask me how you can  earn your starter kit lor FREE.  Call for details. Carol (604)  563-8195. #12  ATTENTION: Earn up lo  $800/week working al home.  Hundreds ol companies need  youi help Amazing recorded  message reveals details.  1-604-591-9975 24 his. Oept  R22 #12  Portable sawmill with operator  capable ol cutting quality lumber  885-7508. #12  Hairdresser required full-time  Apply al J's Unisex. Sunnycrest  Mall. Gibsons. #12  29.  Business &,  Home Services  Curetont ScW|ng  A. Altcrutle.il*  by qualified tailor  Fabric, fur &. leather.  For Appointment  please call 886-3175  Alter 5 pm call 886-769-1  ^Ift  Elphinstone High School gratis auctioned themselves off to an adoring  audience last week lo raise funds for Iheir last hurrah of the year.  ���Joel Johnstone pholo  Computer Tutor Available Now  If you feel intimidated by personal  computers or contused by  technical manuals call me to arrange personal instruction and  technical support in your home.  David While 885-3209.        #10  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD.  Topping - Limbing ��� Danger Tree  Removal. Insured. Guaranteed  Work, Free estimates. 885-2109.  TFN  Server &  Delivery person  Apply in person alter 7 pm  Mon. ��� Thurs.  Ernie &  Gwen's  Drive'  Structural and misc. steel dialling (standard & autocad) 48 yrs.  experience. 1-465-1124 coiled,  #10  Going Away?  For the BEST in HOUSF  and PET CARE  8852228  +  ��� I'Ul.CmlMiHi     '  29-   ��  Business 8.  Home Services  .��� H0me PROFESSIONAL  ' STEAM CLEANING  Carpets        ,9>.  Upholstery       f�� '*)  POWERFUl !fnJCK-M()UNT&D]|il��L/,i  E0UIPMEN1 sssiisssssV  BEST POSSIBLE RESULTS  CHERISHED  CARPET CARE  886-3823  A DIVISION OF KEN DEVMES  �� SOU )HO��C0VHI.e��  LAWN S GARDEN CARE  to* Spring Hales.  We have;  mower,  brushsaw.  chainsaw.   seeder   8,  pruning  equipment.  A friendly neighbour you can  counl on. Gilt certificates  available. Call Lorraln or Bill  885-9041 #11  Siding And/Or Soffit,  Vinyl, codar, aluminum.flew er  renovation construction: Quality  Workmanship Guaranteed. Lenn  Joyner. cellular 657-9877. Eves.  16-2616.    ' #12  Electric work, new renovations,  emergencies service, panel  upgrading elc. Guarantee work.  Iree estimates. 885-1971 or  885-4620. #10  Cuslom upholstering by European  Craltsman lor Iree estimates.  886-7302. #13  Irvine's Construction  cuslom builder, lorming. framing, finishing. 25 yrs. experience. 885-2774. ,��to  Work Wanted  For Rent: Pressure washer and  steam cleaner combination with  sand blaster attachment  For Hire: Small dump Iruck, light  hauling: Tractor with plow,  rotoliller plus backhoe: Bobcat  wilh landscape rig 886-4859,.  #12  Work Wanted  Framing crew available, air  equipped. Phone alt. 6pm.  886-7830. TFN  Quality Builder  Flhd Woodwork - Renovations  Celtic Cralts 886-8375  #11  Married couple relocating to  Man 28 years old, seeks  lyiitantin logging (8 years  .ej<ierience) OR plumblng/pipelil-  tlng (2nd year apprentice!  Relerences available. 861-8893  collect, ask lor Gordon #11  HANDVMAN (pensioner)  available lor odd jobs. Inside and  outside. Reasonable rates. Pis.  call Chris, 886-2260. #11  Quality renovations & finishing.  17 yrs. exp. Doors, casing,  baseboard, chair rail, recessed  panel waincoating, false beams.  built-in units, window sills.  custom laminating, crown  molding, moldings supplied & Installed. References avail. Phone  Bill Skelcher, 886-4533.      #14  Work Wanted  Do You Need...  Lawn/Landscape maintenance,  brushcutling. rubbish removal,  hedge trimming, windows/gutter  cleaning, rolotilling, elc. 'Skips'  885-2373. |t2  Wanl a job done right? Call Ray.  No Job too big or small.  885-6386. #12  /        iiiiii  Mi  Home projects designed and  built. Licensed contractor Brad  Benson. 886-2558 #11  My Place or Yours lor hire: Professional auto body mechanic at  reasonable prices. 885-7659  eves. #10  Handyman: Carpentry, drywall,  painting, hauling. No job too  small. Alan. 886-8741.       #11  BCYCNA  BRITISH  COLUMBIA  ANDYUKON  COMMUNITY  NEWSPAPERS  ASSOCIATION  BLANKET CLASSIFIEDS  These ads appear In more than 100 community newspapers in B.C. and Yukon  and reach more than 3 million readers.  TO PLACE AN AD CALL THIS PAPER OR BCYCNA AT (604) 669-9222.  $195  lor 25  ���UtLOWO SUPPLIES  OOORSI VVINDOWSI Inlerior  and exterior wood, metal and  French doors, wood windows,  skylights. MORE! Call collect lo  WALKER DOOR and WINDOW  In Vancouver al (604)266.1101.  BUSMESS OPPORTUNITIES  START YOUR OWN IMPORT!  EXPORT business, even spare  lime. No money or experience.  Since 1946. Free brochure:  Wade World Trade, c/o Cdn.  Small Busineu Inst., Dept. wi,  18 Skagway Ave., Toronto, Ontario, M1M3V1.  OWN ALL CASH SNACK VENDING ROUTE. Newest machine Is  opening up great local ions No  competition. Earnings can exceed $1,000 weekly part-lime.  $16,000U.S. investment. 1-800-  444-0615.  VENDING. Pop, chips, snacks,  collee, cigarette machines.  Prime guaranteed producing locations. No overhead, no em-  ptoytM, instant retume.alcaeh.  Recession proof. Investments  from 62,900. (604)587^532.  EDUCATION  EARN EXTRA MONEYI Leem  Inoofrie Tax Preparation or Basic  Ouukkeoiikiu Free brochuree.  NoobUgallon. UtRTaxSorv-  i, 2011-134  Hlgh-  I wey,Wlnnipeo,Me,R3T2e��,1-  800-666-6144.  Exclusive fran-  (3.70 eaohaddllonal word  Call the Coast News at 885-3930  Carpentry services, Irom framing  lo finishing, renovations, additions etc. For free estimates call  Laurie al 885-2887. #11  Does your garden need some  help? Phone Wendy. Reasonable  rates, 885-9689. #10  Child Care  ��  ��  Funshlne Daycare has spaces  available lor 2Vi to 5 year olds.  Where children have fun learning  through play. Call todayl  886-3377. #12  ' Daycare has spaces  lor   3-5   yr.   olds.  #10  Will do quality daycare, my home.  2 lo 5 yr. olds. 886-8199.     #11  Caieglving as a career: Interested  in becoming a caregiver in your  home or the home ot a child?  Contact North Shore Day Care  Registry, 885-6323.  #12  EDUCATION  HOW TO PLAY POPULAR PIANO. New home sludy course  Feat, easy method. Guaranteed!  FREE Inlormation. Write: Popu-  ler Musks, Studio 86,3284 Boucn-  erie Road, Kelowna, B.C., VIZ  2H2.  FOR SALE MtSC  HELP WANTED  Overseas Portions. Hundreds of  lop paying posllone. AHoccupa  lions Attractive benefaa. Free  details Overawe Employment  Services. Dept., CA, Box 460,  Mount Royal, Quebec, H3P 3C7.  Join thousands ol sslietied cue.  lomers. Buy wigs at wholesale  prices. From $39.95. Shop by  catalogue and save. For FREE  catalogue CALL TOLL FREE 1-  800466-7775.  Peter's Bros Paving And Inland  Ccriraalng are disposing of approximately 150 surplus pices of  major equpmenl; Trucks, Load-  ere, Trailers, Paving Equfement,  Bely Dumps, Ponys, Hiabe.  Arrtxitances, Low Beds, Excavators, Dozers, Truck Scales. Qnd-  CAR BOOKS, DIECAST MINIATURES, shop manuals, sales  brochures, plastic Mis, posters,  vMeoe,etc. WiMnson'eAutomo-  bia, 2531 Ontario Street, Van-  ��Mr.B.C.,V5T2X7. (604)673-  6242. Mal order, Visa/MC.  HELP WANTED  JIOWYJtrawtoataylsirneeiid  metel10eydiy.Caa(403)4S��.  20*6 f�� amazing recorded mea-  LAIDOFF? TRAIN lomanuo an  ApadmenvCrjndornMum Build-  Ing. Many |obe avefebes. Qovem-  menllloeriaedhorrieeludycertHi'  cation course. Job ptao.rn.nl  assistance. 661-5458 or 1-800-  655-8330.  Wanledl Individuals who enjoy  PEOPLE. FASHIONS AND  SELF-EMPLOYMENTI Call  Nancy al Balance Fashions end  dieooverexcklrig opportunities lor  your own home-baeed lashlon  buelneeel 1-800-565-5600.  REQUIRED IMMEDIATELY ��� 1  parte person and 1 heavy duty or  ag mechanic. Ford New Hotand  experience an met. Cal Ed al  (403)627-3646, PUcher Creek,  Aa  Reporter required tor one ol Central Aberta's leading weekly  newinperLEspefkince with  weekly newspaper reporting 1  delkirlo atfraet. ouooeeafulsfpN-  m pooseee veld drivers  . least* vehicle and asm-  Setftd r��*un*t rficfcjdttig  tee of putXohod work to  Okfe OezHe. P.O. Box 620,  Olds, Afcerte, TOM IPO, ATTN:  Mery-Jem Harper  (403)6664361.  WLP WANTED  YOU'RE INVITED TO CHANGE  your Mel 16 year cWmull-mlllion  dollar Canadian lirm seeks 2 rep  reeonuiives in your ana immedi-  alely Potential (800. weekly,  commission. (416)756-2156.  (416)7560174  REAL ESTATE  INSURANCE - OKANAGAN  LIFESTYLE ��� Customer Service  Representative required. Auto,  Personal or Commercial lines  experience preferred. Excellent  benelHsl Administration Manager, Baron Insurance, 3117-  30th Avenue, Vernon, B.C., V1T  204.  PERSONALS  BODY, MIND, SPIRIT, find out  who you really are. CALL 1-800-  F.O.R. T.R.U.T.H.  Birth Mother wishes conlacl wilh  Male Adoptee George Irvine bom  atMiaericordia Hospital September 26,1939, Edmonton, Afeerta  Cal Joeie, Vancouver, 2634919  REAL ESTATE  180 COW RANCH, excellent  year-round grazing, water, aery-  ices, access, cm expand. Fi-  �����>*g^��48Ato 60600  cow foothUe ranches. Jack  Foleom, Chief Mountain Really  (403)0203232, anyttne.     *  Start lor a atrip. 3 on 1/2 acre.  (Grocery, Laundromat, Car-  wash.) 1 1/2 Grose. O.B.O.  Adjacent 1/2 acre available with 2  Terrace 6366180  SERVICES  MAJOR ICBC and Injury dalme.  Joel A. Warier trial lawyer for 22  yean. Cal collect: (604)736-  5500. Contingency leee avaH-  able. Injured In B.C. only.  GET A WAROE CARD-Instant  81,600 credit, caah advances,  guaranteed approval. Catalogue  shopping. For application send  SASE, AOVANTAGECARD,  DEX Maikellng, P.O. Box 4383C,  SlnD,Hamllon,Ont.,L8V4L8.  TRAVEL  AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND.  Cal the South Pacfflc apecWal.  ANZA Travel. Vanoouver/Auck-  land, return from $1,204 to  81,724. Vancoijver/Sydney return Irom$1J44I0$1,863. Van-  couver cal: 734-7725. ToUreel-  6004724828.  BLANKET CLAStVFBlDS  AM  An adverting "Beet BuyT  Place your ad In more then  Molly Mouse Daycare spaces  available. 18 months to school  age. Fun tilled caring environment with ECE certified stall.  #31  32.  Business  Opportunities  Business For Sale  Good opportunity. Please write for  mors into. RR#1, S5, C22, Gibsons, BC, VON 1V0, #12  Oyster larm for sale. Langline  Oyster. Isass located Sechelt Inlet. 876-1408 or 228-9531.   #12  Pleisirrt way to earn as an Amway distributor ol nationally  known products. In your own  neighbourhood II you wish. We  assist you. Phone 685-7144 or  886-9479. m  LAND DISPOSITION  In the Land Recording District of Burnaby, and  situated in Ballet Bay. Nelson Island  Take notice thai Mlchiyo Branch, Vancouver BC,  Intends to apply lor a foreshore lease on the lollowing  described lands: Commencing at a post planted 140m  east and 72m north ot Ihe north wast corner ol  DL3547, Group 1, NWD thence 0��, 20m thence 104��  30'. 77m thence 180��, 60m Ihence 199�� 30', 27m  thence 144��, 30m Ihsnce 221�� 30', 25m Ihence  260m. more or less along Ihe natural boundary to the  point ol commencement and containing 0.55 ha more  or less.  The purpose lor which the disposition is requlrsd Is to  provide a wharf lor Ihe land owner.  Comments concerning Ihis application may be made  to the Senior Land Oflicer, Ministry ol Crown Lands,  401. 4603 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC, V5H 4M4.  Telephone 660-5500 - J: Gerbrandt, File Number  2405249.  LAND DISPOSITION  In the New Westminster land recording district and situated on  Nelson Island .  Take notice that Mr. Neil McAskill a Engineering Technologist  and Nancy McAskill a home maker of 8288 Burnlake Drive,  Burnaby, B.C. intend lo apply for a lease over the following  described lands.  From the survey monument located al Ihe north east corner of  Lol C of DL 5377, west a distance of 87 meters more or less along  Ihe norlh boundary of Lol C, N 90" 2'W, to Ihe shore line, Ihence  north west along the shoreline a distance of 27 meters more or  less, Ihence across a filled causeway N 30.E a distance of 27 more  or less to Ihe shore on the north aide of the causeway, Ihence  along the shore 10 the east a distance of approximately 25 meters  Ihence east approximately 0.4 meters to an old iton pin, thence N  89�� 58' 45" a distance of 84 meters, thence S 00 2 'E a distance of  15 meters, Ihence S 67. E more or less a distance of 140 meters,  thence south a distance of 23 melen, Ihence N 23o W more or  less a distance of '"V     'r  140 meters, Ihence S 00�� 02' E ��� distance of 7.7 melen more or  less to join wilh the poinl of origin.  The purpose for which ihis disposition is required is the  construction and operation of a privale hydro elecrrlc generating  facility.  Comments concerning Ihis application may be made 10 Ihe Senior  Land Office!, Ministry of Crown Lands, 401-460.1 Kingsway,  Burnaby B.C V5H 4M4. File reference 2405253.  Invitation to Tender  In accordance with the Ministry ol Transportation and Highways Act, section 49(1), sealed  tenders are invited for the following:  Project No. 04-91-012. Location:. Sunshine  Coast Management Area. Description: Supply ot  Traffic Control Services on an "as and when  required" basis in the Sunshine Coast Management Area.  Sealed tenders, completed In accordance with  the Conditions ol Tender on the forms provided,  will be received by the Ministry of Transportation  and Highways at the Howe Sound District Office.  1690 Main Street, North Vancouver, B.C., V7J 1E3  until 2:00 p.m. (local time) on Thursday, March 26,  1991, when tenders will be opened in public.  A security deposit/surety bid bond will not be  required (in accordance with the conditions of the  tender.)  Tender documents complete with envelope,  plans, specifications and conditions of tender are  available free of charge from the Ministry of  Transportation and Highways Sunshine Coast  Highways Office, 1016 Seamount Way, Olbaona,  B.C., or the Howe Sound Highways District Office,  1690 Main Street, North Vancouver, B.C. between  the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and 1:00 p.m.  to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, except holidays.  Where required, payment for contract  documentation shall be made by certified cheque  or money order, made payable to the Minister of  Finance and Corporate Relations. All purchases  are non-refundable.  For turther Information contact 987-9311 or  886-2294, or fax (604) 860-1200.  The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be  accepted.    ''  FREEDOM  MOVE  Province of  British Colombia  Ministry of Transportation  and Highways  Honourable Rita M. Johnston, Minister  >!>iT>-1>. V-JK.l- tei-rfketei&yltai  YY  ^^^^^^'mCi'.lZ'l^L'''' -���* ���'*�����> ���"���Y'YT'lYiiY.Y'Y.Y- Yi YY- ��� ���      ��� -   ���'���*4��****--. :.:r. Coast News, March 11,1991  23.  The work of Nora Palrich, s Vancouver painter and muralist, Is  featured on a special edition poster promoting the 1991 Census  among Canada's multicultural community. June 4th Is Census  Day.  Sweet fund raiser  As a member of the "business community" of the Sunshine Coast, we at the Coast News were quite taken by the  novel approach to fund raising hit on by the Sunshine Coast  branch of the SPCA.  Along with a self-addressed envelope for "financial treats"  (donations) those wily caretakers of stray and abandoned  animals have enclosed an adorable white chocolate pussycat.  All to help make their point that II would be "a treat" to be  able to "continue to provide a low cost spaying/neutering  program...to have our very own Sunshine Coast Animal  Shelter."  (We interrupt this news bulletin to...mmm, delicious...take  a bite of the white chocolate pussycat.)  Council  turns down  advance fees  by Rose Nicholson  An offer of advance payment of a one per cent utility tax  by Centra Gas on projected sales of natural gas in the Town  of Gibsons was turned down by Council last week. A motion  by Alderman Margaret Morrison to accept the money and  "put it in the bank so we could earn interest" failed when  Alderman Walter Bradshaw, the only other alderman present, declined to second the motion.  The gas company has been ordered by the Utilities Commission to make the advance payment available to  municipalities to offset inspection costs involved with installation. Because gas will not be supplied until 1992, it would be  difficult at this time to estimate gas revenues on which the one  per cent tax would be paid.  The Regional District has asked the Town of Gibsons to  add block number indicators to road signs in the town to  standardize the numbering system as an aid to fire and other  emergency services. It was pointed out that the Town would  be responsible for the cost of these changes, rather than the  Department of Highways as in the case of the Regional  District. Staff was directed to look into the most economical  way of making the changes.  An offer of a donation of up to $500 for shrubs to beautify  town property on South Fletcher was regretfully turned down  by Council. Peter and Vivian Fry, who live opposite the  tennis courts on South Fletcher, asked that Council remove  or prune the trees along the roadside because of their "unfortunate shape", and offered to contribute to the cost of  replacement.  "It would cost $4000 or $5000 just to take the trees out,"  commented Alderman Bradshaw.  "We could be setting a precedent," added Mayor Eric  Small. "We might find ourselves being asked to remove all  sorts of trees on city property."  Alderman Morrison reported that January was a record  month for Gibsons library with close to 5000 books going out  and another record of 461 books borrowed in one day.  "The library is bursting at the seams," she said. "This  demonstrates the need for a new facility. There is a building  committee and a fund-raising committee, ...but they're very  frustrated. They don't know which way to go until decisions  are made (by Council on plans for Holland Park).  "If the Town is unwilling to let them expand on the present  site, they would like to find other municipal property on  which to build."  Council approved a recommendation by Planner Rob  Buchan that Thurber Environmental Consultants conduct an  environmental and geotechnical study as a prerequisite to the  updating of the Official Community Plan.  Member of  ALLIED...  The Careful Movers  SPECIALIZED  MOVING  SERVICES  ��� Custom packing  & crating  ��� Specialists in moving: PIANOS, ORGANS,  OFFICE EQUIPMENT, etc.  LEN WRIT'S TRMSFER LTD.  Custom Packing, Storage, Local m Long Distance Moving  NNY.IOt.UIUU        ^SffiSST    �����*��������  PATTON CONCRETE ltd  "WHITI TOPPING"  Your PERMANENT       ,#>',, "��� 1        .-      4.JL  Driveway Structure  ,KMrM        affe/Jt! W &&��  l\       / m���* Sajt'"-        ' jSaBS^^N^:   .-'*���'  ; PATTON CONCRETEltd j  I       889-8842    Scott Potion   FREE ESTIMATES     |  ���;  ',   T't ' ,*  ���   -  -Y''Y  ti^to  % Oft  Sunshine Coast Regional District  BULLETIN BOARD  Upcoming Meetings:   ���  Annual Flushing Program  Transportation Committee  Thursday, March 14th at 1:00 p.m.  Provincial Emergency Program  Thursday, March 14th at 3:00 p.m.  Regular Board  Thursday, March 14th at 7:30 p.m.  Economic Development Commission  Thursday, March 21st at 11:45 a.m.  Public Utilities Committee  Thursday, March 21st at 7:30 p.m.  Planning Committee  Thursday, March 21st to follow Public Utilities  1991 DOG TAGS  1991 Dog Tags are required for all dogs In  Electoral Areas "B", "D", "E" and "F" as set out  In the "Sunshine Coast Regional District Dog  Regulation and Impounding Bylaw No. 314", Part  II, Sections 2 and 3:  2. No person shall own, keep harbour or have  In his possession any dog unless a  licence therefore, under this bylaw, has  first been obtained.  3. The owner of every dog shall, ANNUALLY  on or before the 31st day of/January In  each year, or as soon thereafter as such  dog shall attain the age of six (6) months,  cause same to be registered, numbered,  described and licenced In the office of the  Regional District, or office designated by  the Regional District, and shall cause the  dog to wear around Its neck a leather or  metal collar to which shall be attached the  tag..."  Tags may be purchased for the sum of $5.00 at the  Regional District Office at 5477 Wharf Road,  Sechelt and the Town of Gibsons Office at 474 S.  Fletcher Road; Gibsons.  We are commencing our annual flushing program  from March 11th to March 15th In the Tuwanek,  Sechelt and West Porpoise Bay 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  Interested Groups and Members of the Public  are cordially invited to attend a  SPECIAL  TRANSPORTATION  COMMITTEE MEETING  to discuss  BICYCLES  AND  BIKE PATHS  Thursday,  March 14th  from 1:00 p.m.  to 3:00 p.m.  at the  Regional District  Board Room  in Sechelt  The Dog Bylaw Enforcement Officer may be contacted by leaving a message at 885-2281.  885-2261  LAND  DISPOSITION  In Land Recording District of New Westminster  and situated at Homesite Creek, on the Sunshine  Coast.  Take notice that the Sunshine Coast Regional  District, Sechelt, B.C., Intends to apply for a  licence of occupation for parkland at Homesite  Creek and more specifically described as:  Commencing at a point 150 metres east of  southwest corner of Lot 3196; thence west 180  metres to the northeast boundary of British  Columbia Hydro and Power Authority Right-Of-  Way Lot 6638; thence south 40 east for 390  metres; thence south 47 east for 200 metres along  said Right-Of-Way to unnamed creek; thence In a  general northerly and easterly direction, along  said creek, to a point being 340 metres north and  40 metres west of southeast corner of Lot 3196;  thence south 36 west for 140 metres to unnamed  road; thence In a general southerly and westerly  direction, along said road, to point of  commencement, and containing 17.5 hectares,  more or less.  The purpose for which the disposition is required  Is parkland for general recreation purposes.  | CROHN LEnsi  phopowl  HOMESITE CREEK  RECREATION SITE  SECHELT  SKETCH PUW  PROVINCIAL       FOREST  Comments concerning this application may be  made to the office of the Senior Lands Officer,  Ministry of Crown Lands Regional Office, #401  ���4603 Kingsway St. Burnaby, B.C. V5H 4M4  Quote Crown Lands File #2405235. 24.  Coast News, March 11,1991  Guess Where  The usual prin- ol' $5 will he uuurdrd to tht- first lorrwl cnlry  drawn which locales the above. Send your entries to reach Ihe  Coast News, Bo\ 460, Gibsons hy Saturday of this week. Last  week's winner was Yvone Morgan, RK2, Joe Road, Gibsons,  B.C. who correctly identified Ihe minialure windmill across Irom  Hacketl Park in Sechelt.  Peace  committee  training  seminar  The Sunshine Coast Peace  Committee is inviting all interested Sunshine Coast  residents to attend, a Nonviolence Training Seminar on  Saturday, March 16, at the  Roberts Creek Community Use  Room.  The facilitators will explore  non-violent techniques and  tools for diffusing potentially  violent confrontations. The  day-long workshop will see participants engaging in role playing, discussion of and learning  about the legalities of nonviolent protest. It will be of  special interest to people involved in various sides of environmental, peace and civil  rights conflicts.  The event will run from 1 to 8  pm and will include a potluck  dinner (bring your own dish and  dishes). Admission is by donation. For further information,  please contact Denise Lagasse at  88S-7143, Allison Lindsay at  885-5007 or Iris Griffith at  883-2434.  Crime wave deterrent  by Stuart Burnside  The streets of Sechelt may  soon be patrolled by private  security personnel in lieu of  "adequate police protection,"  according to Sechelt business  woman Nancy Palmer.  Palmer, who owns both the  Exlras Boutique and Little Extras store on Cowrie Street, told  the Coast News thai a bid had  been solicited for the hiring of a  security guard (and possibly an  accompanying dog) to patrol  Sechelt's downtown area during  ihe "wee hours" of the morning  when there is no RCMP present.  "The new guard would be  paid for through the combined  efforts of Sechelt business  owners," said Palmer, "we  can't wait for the government to  provide additional RCMP staffing."  Palmer also feels it would  lake too long lo get any kind of  action from the Sechell Council. "We're scared...we need  something done now," she said.  The decision by merchants to  look into the feasibility of hiring  privale security stemmed from a  meeting of business owners,  RCMP, and the Crime Stoppers  Organization held lasl Wednesday.  "The Cafe Pierrot (where the  meeting was held) was "standing room only," and Corporal  Bruce Haynes of the RCMP  furnished the gathering with  statistics of the recent "crime  wave" (60 break-ins in ihe lasl  year, nine since January), as  well as advice on what precautions store owners might take.  "He suggested improved  alarm systems, leaving lights on  in our businesses, and little  things thai might deter would-  Good old fashioned service  Roofing ��� Rerooflng  Renovations ��� Repairs  Call for free estimate  885-4190  NOW IN GIBSONS!  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Passengers boarding bus for Langdale Ferry Ter- _  I mlnal please be at regular bus stops 5 minutes I  I earlier than times printed in bus schedule. 1  be thieves," said Palmer, adding that Haynes was supportive of the private guard concept. "They (RCMP) just don't  have the manpower," she said.  When the Coast News first  talked to Corporal Haynes  about the crime spree back in  December, he attributed much  of the problem to the time of  year���Christmas.  At that time, the Stedmans  store had suffered its fourth  break-in and had been driven to  installing bars on the windows.  When asked, in December,  why there wasn't a 24 hour  presence by RCMP officers,  Haynes said, "When you've got  a problem, then yes, you need a  police presence around, the  clock, but when there is no problem you end up with police on  duty with nothing to do."  Haynes notes, however, thai  in any event, additional police  staffing isn't likely on the Coast  until the population at least  doubles.  Whether the so-called crime  wave, and the steps being contemplated by business interests,  is confined to the Sechelt area is  open to question, given the  most recent crime statistics  released by the authorities in  Gibsons.  In a recent news release  covering the time period from  February 28 to March 6, Gibsons RCMP lists some seven  crimes against property recorded in the Gibsons area alone. Of  these, at least two were targeted  against businesses.  Park Plaza  Complex to  break  ground  Gibsons Park Piaza will be  turning the sod with the golden  shovel. Owners of the new  85,000 square feet of shopping  centre will announce the official  ground breaking ceremony  shortly before the middle of  April. Actual work on the site  will commence on March 18 by  Bennico Builders.  David Longprc, owner of the  new centre, said that problems  with sanitary and water servicing for the site had been  solved, and that traffic flow in  the area or Pratt Road will be  vastly improved with a traffic  light and full left turn lanes.  Currently, the Ministry of  Municipal Affairs is processing  the application by Gibsons for a  boundary extension to include  the shopping centre lands. This  process should be complete in  late March or early April.  Longpre told the Coasl News  that "45,000 man days of  labour will take place over the  next six months. Over 200 permanent new jobs will be added  to the community. Budding entrepreneurs will have new  business opportunities.  Valuable tourist dollars will  have more reasons to stay on  the  Sunshine  Coast."  Gibsons Park Plaza will open  to the public in early October. A  number of exciting new tenants  will be announced in the next  few weeks.  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