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 Legislative Libra.,  ry  COAST^NEWS  50 cents per copy on newsstands  ESTABLISHED     1945  March 14,1994 Volume 48 Issue 11  Sunshine Coast  needle exchange  program      ft  planned      2  Sechelt water  cut-off threat  **\  now ended  j  A personal  reminiscence of  Gibsons1 days L  gone by     0  Gibsons Pigs  hit greased  downslide    y  This kitten and  many other  animals in  need of homes are  waiting at the SPCA  Call 886-CARE  An explosive situation  Linda Cahill and Johnny Lepointe of the Explosion Ordinance Disposal division in Comox. work on defusing a military flare found by  two children at the Sechelt and Gibsons Airport last week. Don Anderson photo  St. Mary's strained by population boom  by Don Anderson  Hospital beds and staffing levels at St. Mary's Hospital have  decreased in the last five years  despite the population boom on  the Sunshine Coast.  'It's true we have fewer beds  now than when we did five years  ago and we have fewer staff but  we are doing more outpatient  kinds of things and the length of  stay of patients is being reduced,"  director of nursing Wendy Hunt  said during an interview last  Thursday (March 8).  Hunt said the hospital has  managed to maintain "a good  quality of care" through outpatient programs but the adjustments have put staff "under a lot  of pressure."  Current staff members, numbering 17S full-time equivalents,  are facing a projected budget  deficit of $500,000 for 1994-95  and the threat of further layoffs.  "That is true," said hospital  administrator Ted Wright, when  asked if the hospital has seen a  decrease in bed units and staff.  "There have been times when  we are full to more than full that  we have had to set up beds in the  corridor occasionally. But oil the  whole, (the reduction) hasn't  served the community that  badly."  The last time the hospital  experienced a reduction in the  number of beds was in August  1991. At that time, 11 of 49 acute  care beds were removed.  The reason for "trimming  down" at that time was insufficient funding to maintain the  then-existing services, Wright  said. Since then, the hospital has  implemented initiatives to avoid  the need for hospitalization of  certain patients, including diabetics.  To free up beds, the hospital  has instituted weekly diabetic day  clinics that provide education and  dieting information for patients  and their families. "It used to be  (hat when these people were  diagnosed, they were put in hospital for a day or two and  observed and given the educa-  t!;rnal process there," Wright  m.  Those visits now consist of a  trip to the hospital once a week to  receive counselling and assessment from a physician, nurse and  dietician in a group-like atmosphere with other diabetics.  A similar program is run for  psychiatric outpatients.  "The more we can do with  people coming in during the daytime and going home,, the fewer  beds we need."  Depending on the type of ailment treated, the hospital will  send patients home immediately  after surgery.  "For example, with an uncomplicated hernia, you are in and  out the same day, whereas you  used to be in here for three or  four days," Wright said.  The future of beds and staffing  levels, he said, will depend on the  operating budget allocated by the  Ministry of Health at the end of  the month.  Last year, the hospital  received less than one-twentieth  of a per cent" increase, while  incurring a deficit of $ 140,000.  Wright has discussed the economic outlook of the hospital  with employees, doctors and  unions and is asking for "whatever good advice they can give  ���Ma "  me.  He admitted the words "layoffs" and "cutbacks" have come  up during those meetings.  "We know that if there is  another year of zero budget  increase, we will have to be ready  to consider those things," Wright  said.  "We're not ready to talk about  how much in services we will  have to reduce or how many people might have to be laid off until  1 know exactly what the numbers  Cocaine  abuse  abounds,  officials  claim  by Don Anderson  Abuse of cocaine on the Sunshine Coasl has never been higher, say police.  "We have a fair amount of  cocaine use on the Sunshine  Coast," said Sechelt RCMP Cpl.  John de Jong.  "It used to be a social drug  used by people with bucks. It's a  popular drug, the drug of choice  right now."  Cocaine usually appears on  the Coast through Vancouver  Island suppliers, as well as other  dealers from Eastern Canada, he  said, adding "there are some fairly major players on the Sunshine  Coast."  Despite the apparent proliferation of hard drugs like cocaine  and heroin on the Coast, Sechelt  RCMP don't do a lot of investigations into the trafficking of  these "hard drugs," de Jong said.  "We do a lot more soft  drugs...we are working on  expanding our base."  Most arrests on the Coast pertain to possession of marijuana  and other "softer" narcotics, de  Jong said cocaine was once primarily used by "professionals"  ��� lawyers, accountants and the  like. But nowadays, the drug  knows no social boundaries.  "Is cocaine use a problem?  Yes, it is," de Jong said.  Dr. Paul Martiquet of the  Coast Garibaldi Health Unit confirmed the apparent snow storm  on the Coast, but said compiling  statistics about the degree of use  of the drug often underplays its  actual predominance.  turn to page 2  Cocaine  warning  blowing  about  BC Ferries chief says rate increases likely     Coast  The BC Ferry Corporation's Admiral Michael Martin, centre,  takes notes Wednesday night as Don Sherman of Sunshine Coast  Commuters Association comments on the operation of the  Horseshoe Bay/Langdale run. Joel Johnstone photo  by Ian Cobb  Get ready to pay more to  ride the Queen of Cowichan.  BC Ferries Corporation chief  Admiral Michael Martin last  Wednesday (March 9) told a  meeting of 125 Coast residents  that ferry rate increases are likely but said "they will hardly be  noticeable."  However, any    ______  increases should  be blamed on the  provincial cabinet, rather lhan  BC Ferries, said  the president and  chief executive  officer of the  crown corpora-  lion.  "We can't do  anything without  their approval," he said.  "We're currently waiting to  hear about subsidies and whal  tariffs to put in for the year."  But Martin said he expects a  10- to 15-per-cent cut in the  provincial government subsidy  to the ferry service ��� and any  rate increase would be lo offset  that loss in government funding.  The government has already  slashed ferry subsidies by 28  per cent over the past Iwo years.  The size and timing of any  increases this year would  depend on what was in the  provincial government's bud-  "We do not really  have control  over its destiny  as such'  ���Michael Martin  get, which isn't expected to be  passed until March 31, Martin  said.  But Sunshine Coast MLA  Gordon Wilson later said the  government rubber-stamps the  legislation for the ferry corporation and implored Martin to do  what he could on behalf of the  people   on   the  _____     Sunshine Coast.  Both Wilson  and      Gibsons  Chamber of Commerce president  Conchita Harding  lold Martin increased     fares  would affect all  ^^^^^ merchants on the  Coast.  ~ "Prices are de  pendent on ferry  fees and we want to keep people shopping locally," Harding  said.  However, Martin said BC  Ferries is "an extremely exciting and complex corporation.  Not only is it complex to operate but in how it is controlled.  "We do not really have control over ils destiny as such," he  added. "Il's Ihe government that  does." A common concern  expressed by almost every  speaker at Ihe meeting, including BC Ferries officials, was the  need for increased communica  tions.  turn tn page 2  by Don Anderson  Cocaine users may want to  think twice about what they put  up their noses.  The Coast News received a  call from a suspected user last  Thursday (March 10) concerned  about the possibility of cocaine  tainted with rat poison being circulated on the Coast.  "There's rat poison in the  cocaine on the Sunshine Coast  and Vancouver," the man said.  He would nol reveal his identity, but indicated that a friend  had "stiffened right up" from  using the drug, which he  believed was tainted with  strychnine poison.  Attempts to determine  whether there was some truth to  the caller's concern produced  varying results, but suggested  drug users should nonetheless  be aware of the potential for  tainted drugs.  "I have been told by the  Ambulance Service that they  have run across the occasional  case of somebody with strychnine poisoning because it was  cut into the cocaine," said Judy  McGuire, manager of the  Downtown Eastside Youth  Activities Society (DEYAS)  needle exchange program in  Vancouver.  "We just put out a warning  on our board but I gather that  there has only been the occasional case more than anything."  turn to page 2 Coast News,  March 14, 1994  news  MASON HILLS FEED & TACK  Cheep Chicken Feed  Layer  Pellets  Limit ol 10 bags  per customer  20 kg. size  sale in effect Mar. 6-20  Health officer says users  'don't understand risks'  from page 1  "We do know that cocaine is  a big problem on the Coasl,"  Martiquet said.  "As you know, it is very difficult to get statistics on drug use.  People don't volunteer that kind  of information to you."  According to results compiled  by the health unit, 86 per cent of  the number of people seeking  assistance for addiction treatment from the Alcohol and Drug  Counselling Society have problems wilh alcohol. Roughly 28  per cent are hooked on cocaine.  Martiquet said that figure is  likely underestimated, since  most drug users find it "notoriously hard" to admit Ihey have a  problem. "I would think that the  access (to the Coast) is so easy to  be had, lhat we would be inundated with cocaine. What that  accessibility does is make the  price go down as well," he said.  "Obviously people don't  understand the risks that they run  when they start using cocaine."  One of the ways to stop the  use of the drug, Martiquet said,  would be lo provide more education that "you can get high off  life without using drugs."  Laced coke probably won't kill  from page I  DEYAS officials received  information from unit 248 of the  BC Ambulance Service in Vancouver about the possibility of  strychnine poison being cut into  cocaine and heroin being circulated in Vancouver, a major  artery for the transfer of drugs to  the Coast.  Darryl Skelton, chief of  Ambulance Unit 268, would not  confirm or deny the ambulance  service had dealt with people  affected by tainted cocaine.  Sgt. Mike Rochan of the  cocaine division of the Vancouver RCMP admitted he had  never heard of strychnine being  used to cut cocaine, although he  said it is commonly used in cutting heroin. "That's a new one to  us," said Rochan. "It's sometime  used with heroin to give a quick  high. They call it a 'blast-off.'  It's been known about for years."  Wendy Hunt, director of nursing at St. Mary's Hospital, said  the hospital has not dealt wilh  any patients suffering from the  use of tainted cocaine.  "Although we have had some  overdoses, we haven't seen anything other than what you would  expect," Hunt said.  Dr. Paul Martiquet of the  Coast Garibaldi Health Unit said  a person snorting cocaine tainted  with rat poison would likely  experience some form of stiffness of the body, but likely  would not die as a result of the  initial exposure.  People who come in contact  with the tainted drug should seek  immediate medical assistance, he  said. Strychnine produces stiffness in the muscle joints and  upper body when it enters a person's blood stream.  Needle exchange  program in works  The Aclion and Alcohol Drug  Counselling Society is seeking to  implement a mobile needle  exchange program for intravenous drug users by the summer.  The program will be a joint  effort between representatives of  the Coast Garibaldi Health Unit,  the Sechelt Indian Band, St.  Mary's Hospital, Men's Recovery House in Port Mellon and  local physicians.  Society director Charlotte  Mallory said the main purpose of  the program is "education and  information" of the potential for  acquiring HIV through needle  use and unsafe sex. "We're not  this little safe haven anymore,"  Mallory said.  The society, with the assistance of the Sunshine Coast Needle Sharing Committee, has  applied for a grant of $15,000  from the AIDS Secretariat at St.  Paul's Hospital in Vancouver.  The money will be used to  hire a part-lime coordinator and  fund the operation of a mobile  unit for several hours a week.  The mobile unit will dispense  condoms and needles to drug  users on request, filed via an  answering machine at a to-be-  determined phone number.  Mallory said the program will  run for six months and then be  reviewed by local health officials.  Police say Coast cocaine use Is on the rise.      Joel Johnstone photo  [ji)\ Buokerfieldls  MASON HILLS FEED  &TACK  Hours Mon.-Sal. 9-6 5852 Mason Rd., W. Sechelt 885-5629  WAWWWwS  BC Ferries chief seeks increased input with united voice  We're the volunteers, stall, and  ��� supporters-etyowtoeet-CNtB-service  - district and the only thing stopping us  from meeting the needs ol your blind  .neighboursIs funding.   "  H  The Canadian  National  Initituta  lor the Blind  BC   YJwVPta^on^.  from page 1  Martin told the 125 people  who crammed the Gibsons  Yacht Club, brought together by  the West Howe Sound Electors  Association (WHSEA), that  their letter-writing campaign, as .  well as that undertaken by the  district of ��>ctl)ctt  P.O. Box 129.5545 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0 Telephone (604) 685-1966 Fax: (604) 885-7591  MUNICIPAL MEMO  I Committee Meeting Dates  I March 1994  j Planning CommlttM  I Tuesday, March 22nd, at 1:30 pm (Note  I change in time) to be followed by  I Environment Committee Meeting  I Community Ualeon Committee  I Wednesday, March 23rd, at 2:30 pm to  I be followed by Economic Development  I Committee Meeting  Wharf Road and Teredo  Street Realignment  The Wharf Road and Teredo Street  Realignment project is now underway  and detour signs are in place. It is  expected that this work will be completed  by the end of March 1994. We regret any  inconvenience being caused to the  public while this work is being done.  Clip (n' Sav  *^  Burning Bylaw  Please note that the District of Sechelt  Burning Bylaw was recently amended  and now prohibits the burning ol toxic  materials and certain construction waste.  Garden refuse may only be burned from  November 1st to April 1st. The Bylaw  may be reviewed at the municipal hall.  The Fire Department can advise on  additional requirements.  i Arena Schedule  j Parenta and Pre-schoolers  J Thursdays 10:30 am -11:30 am  J Fridays 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  J Public Skatea  ��� Fridays 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm  I Teens Only 9:00 pm - 9:45 pm  j Saturdays 4:45 pm - 6:45 pm  j Sundays 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm  Clip ��n�� Sav  ���s*-  Regular Council  Meetings  Regular council meetings are held the 1st  and 3rd Wednesday of every month at  7:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber at the  Municipal Hall, 5545 Inlet Avenue.  Illegal Suites  Residents of the District of Sechelt are  reminded that in accordance with the  Zoning Bylaw, occupancy of an additional  dwelling unit is not permitted in a single  family dwelling in the R-1 and R-3 zones.  Wilson Creek/Davis  Bay/Selma Park  Ratepayers and  Residents Association  General meeting  Monday, March 14, 1994 8:00P.M. at the  Wilson Creek Community Hall. Featuring  guest speakers April Struthers and Harry  Almond, President of the Roberts Creek  Community Association Sunshine Coast  Resources Council. The topic Is "A healthy  community initiative.".  Mayor's Hotline  885-5360  Sunshine Coast Commuters  Association (SCCA), was being  aimed in the wrong direction ���  his.  "You're directing your complaints and criticisms to Ihe  wrong people," he said, imply-  ingJllfat .letters should [>�� Jop;  warded to the provincial government.  "Interestingly enough, the  exchange of information and  complaints has doubled in the  last year," Martin said.  "People are feeling a greater  freedom to write and they're  getting answered."  The reason for that is a new  push to intensify communications with "stakeholders" ���  anyone who uses the ferry.  A program involving stake  holders from the middle coast,  involving stakeholders has met  with success and achieved consensus, Martin said, suggesting  thai a similar attempt be made  on the Sunshine Coast.  '  Marlin pointed at tht six  consensus-seeking group, the  corporation will "dedicate some  resource people" to help make it  happen.  "Otherwise, we'll just continue trading blows."  CaptaintTom Whelan, man-  '>Jf��sJ��fW*tis|Fi��|i^lie m_ igyr^fppcratioiR fjr *e|tf aj ,������  WHSEA agenda and scheduled  to address him ��� the SCCA,  Egmont-Pender Harbour Area  Planning Commission, Gibsons  Chamber of Commerce, Elphinstone Electors Association,  West Howe Sound Recreation  Commission and (he WHSEA  ��� and noted: "I'll bet you all  won't say the same things. I'd  like lo think about how we can  bring all of ihis together."  Martin then told the audience  that If they do try to create a  and north, based oul of Horseshoe Bay, echoed his boss's sentiments.  "I encourage all of you of  different stripes to get involved  together," he said.  He has 10 phones and they're  "all ready lo be used," should  anyone have any concerns and  wish to have Ihem addressed.  Langdale Terminal manager  John Yates also informed the  crowd that "the doors are  always open."  YES,  IT CAN  HAPPEN!  Trail Ban ^A  i km sure  A place o  Waterfront heritage ��� Urban green space  For more Inloimition. conlacl: Books I Slutl, Trail lay Mall, Sechelt  Trail Bay Protection Society. Boa 964, SecheH, BC VON 3A0 Tel: 885-2339  loin the      Name: -  Trail Ban Park *****  Project      PIhx*-  Postal Code:  $10 annual membership fee endosed J and/or donation of 1   Al a natural park Ihli land would bf held in null, by iht community, In paipclully  ���MM Coast News, March 14, 1994  news  Aboriginal Affairs Minister John Cashore attended a press briefing with the Sechelt Indian Band  council Thursday. Joel Johnstone photo  Water cut-off threat ended  by Darah Hansen  The threat to the Sechelt  water supply is over following a  meeting last week between the  Sechelt Indian Band and Aboriginal Affairs Minister John  Cashore.  Members of the band council  and Cashore's ministry were all  smiles when they emerged from  Thursday's (March 10) meeting  but both parties remained close-  mouthed about any deals made  behind closed doors regarding  the band's outstanding land  claims.  Cashore said in a press conference after the meeting that  due to the "on-going nature" of  the discussions with the band,  "we are not prepared to say anything...at this time."  The Sechelts had made  repeated threats earlier in the  year to disrupt the town's main  water supply unless the government agreed to sit down and  negotiate with them.  The pipeline was installed on  band lands along the utility corridor in the 1970s by the  province in exchange for 25  acres elsewhere. The band never  received the promised additional  land.  The water pipeline services  the Sechelt community as well  as that of West Sechelt, Secret  Cove and East Porpoise Bay.  On Thursday, Cashore said it  was not his role to defend the  nearly 20-year delay in making  good on the government's  agreement with the band on the  utility corridor but did offer  some form of apology on behalf  of the province.  "I recognize the government  has not moved with dispatch  with regard to that issue. I regret  that. I stated that today."  Cashore said negotiations on  the utility corridor have  resumed, adding he considered  its solution to be a "high-priority" issue.  In an interview in February,  band chief Garry Feschuk said  stakes had gotten higher in the  negotiations because of the  delay but said his council had  not yet determined what the  band would be asking for.  Feschuk would not confirm  that statement at Thursday's  meeting.  He did say he was pleased  with what the minister had to  say regarding the issue.  "We're moving in a positive  direction where we are going to  be treated as a government."  Meanwhile, Cashore's assistant deputy minister. Randy  Brant, has been assigned to deal  with the band's comprehensive  land claims issue.  The band has been asking to  have its claim heard outside the  provincial Treaty Commission.  Such a move would put it at the  head of the line in front of the  several other BC Native bands  still struggling to put their land  claims together.  Cashore declined to clarify  whether the Sechelt band was a  government "priority" in having  its land claims heard before the  other bands.  He said he did recognize the  band's hard work in the "area of  self government and, "in that  sense,...by my coming here  today, I have indicated the priority that I have placed on...being  in discussions with them with  regards to continuing treaty  negotiations."  Cashore said he understood  the land claims issue to be of  enough importance to the band  that it not "drag on and on and  on," but he would not say how  long negotiations will continue.  Cashore also gave his assurance that he would personally be  available to "return phone calls"  if Feschuk needed to talk to him  directly on "any of our mutual  concerns."  Survey shows McDonald's supported  Preliminary results from a  questionnaire prepared by the  Sechelt Chamber of Commerce  indicate a high level of business  support for the appearance of the  'golden arches' on the Sunshine  Coast.  Roughly 84 per cenl of the  respondents to 70 questionnaires  returned to Ihe chamber by last  Thursday (March 10) supported  the opening of a McDonald's  franchise in Sechelt.  A mere nine per cent of the  surveys received indicated opposition to the idea, while seven  per cent suggested letting the  market decide whether it was  acceptable.  "It's telling us that, of the  members that have responded so  far, most are fairly positive  about the idea," said chamber  president Gordon L. Wilson.  The chamber sent out 640  questionnaires to its members  March 8. Wilson said the the  chamber will poll its members  on any important economic and  business issues that arise to  establish just where its membership stands on these issues.  "I have a feeling the artificial  reef will generate just as much  interest," Wilson said, of a proposed artificial reef.  The results of all chamber  questionnaires will be made  public, he added.  Meanwhile, the fight to stop  McDonald's from appearing on  the Sunshine Coast appears to be  waning.  A group of dissatisfied residents met with the Sechelt Indian Band last week to air their  concerns about the fast food  chain's inevitable opening on  band lands next year.  Lee Mason, an outspoken  opponent to McDonald's,  appeared less than encouraged  by the results of the discussions  between the group and the band.  She referred to the restaurant's  appearance on the Coast as a  "done deal."  "They basically need the  money to do the things they  need to do," Mason said in  explaining the band's reasons  for making a deal with the chain.  She said the band wanted to  know if the group had any alternative ideas, to which they  responded with the notion of a  Salish centre, complete with a  coffee house/restaurant and  community centre.  Native  school  programs  to be  expanded  by Darah Hansen  Native education in local  schools will likely undergo some  major expansions over the coming years as the Sechelt Indian  Band takes greater control of  funds targeted for its Native students.  "We jusl want to hold Ihe  (school district) accountable for  that money...and make sure it is  going to be spent on (Native programs)," said band chief Garry  Feschuk in an interview lasl  week.  Members of band council have  recently met with administrative  staff from both Sechelt Elementary and Chatelech High school  where the majority of band students are educated. The purpose  of the meeting was to implement  a broader array of Native programming in the schools. Currently, the two schools offer little  in the way of specialized Native  education although the district  receives an additional $130,000  ��� roughly $1,000 per student ���  from the Ministry of Education to  provide for them.  Chatelech principal Jeff Kenyon said school administrators  have agreed with the band to  widen the scope of Native programming available.  Feschuk said the band hopes  to offer cultural and linguistic  programs specific to the Sechelt  tradition and history as early as  next year. A Sechelt language  course is currently available to  students at the elementary level  only. No other specialized Native  courses exist beyond learning  assistance and special education  programs.  The band also plans to have  the district provide support staff  '    to talk to Native students about  the future and how they should be  preparing for it.  The idea is to help boost the  Native students' self-confidence  and their familiarity with the education system.  "Our kids do really well until  they get to the high school and  then our success rate starts to  decline. If we added some cultural programs, it would build up  their self-esteem and then they'll  want to go to school," said Feschuk. The band, in conjunction  with the administrators from the  two Sechelt schools, intends to  present the school board with its  targeted education strategy before  the end of the 1993-94 school  year.  The band's bid for funding  control is supported by the Ministry of Education.  Tyabji seeking name of letter thief  Former freelance journalist  John Pifer says he will not  reveal the name of the person  who supplied him with an  inflammatory love letter written  by Judi Tyabji to her former  boss, MLA Gordon Wilson. He  is now her fiance.  "It's nol going to happen,"  said Pifer in an interview Thursday (March 10).  Pifer, now the publisher of  Ihe Sunshine Press, made the  comment one day after his  lawyer appeared in BC Supreme  Court to argue against a bid  made by Tyabji lo force Ihe  publication of his source.  The motion was brought  before the courts after Pifer  refused in an earlier pre-trial  hearing to reveal the name of his  source.  The argument rests on  whether the press has a right to  protect its sources under Ihe  Canadian Charter of Rights.  Tyabji, MLA for Okanagan  East, wrote the letter while she  and former provincial Liberal  leader Gordon Wilson were still  members of Ihe Liberal party.  The letter was published in the  Vancouver Province newspaper  in March, 1993.  Tyabji has since sued both  Pifer and Pacific Press, the com  pany which publishes the  Province, in an action yet to go  before the courts.  Tyabji alleges both parties as  well as a third unnamed party  conspired to invade her privacy  and infringe on her copyright to  the letter.  "I consider the entire suit,  and my inclusion in it, to be  mere malicious mischief," Pifer  told the Coasl News.  You  won'  t need the "Luck of the Irish"  if you use  IK&  frp   COAST NEWS  t     Classifieds   i  ^Bj  Meanwhile, Tyabji was  forced to hand over her three  children to former husband Kim  Sandana Thursday after failing  to attain a slay against a court  order which grants permanent  custody to the father pending an  appeal.  Tyabji lost the custody of her  children, aged two lo six, to  Sandana in a court hearing last  week.  Sentencing handed down  for Sechelt sexual assault  A Sechelt man has been sentenced to three years in jail for repeatedly sexually assaulting his neighbor's young son.  Kenneth Richard Wood, 52, was sentenced Tuesday, March 8 by  BC Supreme Court Justice Howard Callaghan after a jury convicted  him in January on charges of sexual assault, indecent assault and  gross indecency in relation to a 10-year-old boy.  The abuse ��� which included oral sex, masturbation and sodomy  ��� took place in Sechelt over a period of five years beginning in  1973, court was told during the trial.  In sentencing Wood, Justice Callaghan said deterrence is the primary consideration in cases involving the sexual abuse of children.  Wood was sentenced to two three-year terms in jail on the counts  of sexual assault and indecent assault. The sentences are to be served  concurrently. The third charge of gross indecency was stayed by the  court.  The victim, now 25, is still undergoing therapy.  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If ihere was a bird anywhere in this, it was the small one Ihe  corporation Hipped the Sunshine Coast when it beat around the  bush aboul lerry price increases which are almost surely coming.  It may be lhal the provincial government's decision to keep  reducing the subsidy to Ihe ferry service i.s at the bottom of  some our discontents, However, it is not acceptable for this  crown corporation, charged with providing a service to the  public, lo dismiss our grievances by telling us its hands are tied  and to lake our complaints to Ihe government.  If lhal is, in fact, the case, Ihe stated desire of corporation  officials lo set up new lines of communication is somewhat  questionable, It looks to us like a way for the corporation to  receive any discontent directly and massage it, ensuring that it  doesn't gel out in public where it makes the corporation look  bad. However, we have lo give it a try.  Tlie one valuable thing corporation officials did impart was  the necessity for the various groups to get together and speak  with one voice instead of many. We think that is good advice.  Provincial inaction  caused revival of  racial prejudice  The threat to Sechelt's water supply is over.  Nol that we believe the Sechelt Indian Band ever wanted to  cut off ihe water to Sechelt, West Sechelt, Secret Cove and  East Porpoise Bay.  However, after almost 20 years of trying to get from the  provincial government the 25 acres of land that was promised  in exchange for a water pipeline right of way across band  lands, the band gambled on a hang-over-the-edge tactic and  actually got the attention its claim deserved.  Even if the land-swap commitment was made by another  government, it is shameful that this one did nothing until it was  faced with the imminent threat of the water cut-off. While the  tactic was successful, the period during which the band made  ' the threat and the provincial government appeared to be ignoring it caused the Sechelts some ill will from the non-Native  I community; some of the phone calls band council members  received from certain Sunshine Coast residents during this  period were truly frightening in the level of their racism.  Significantly, these and other residents chose to blame the  Sechelts for what was happening rather than the provincial  government, the real villains in the piece.  Even if the Sechelts win their land claim ��� and they  deserve to do just that ��� they will unjustly be the recipients of  the fall-out from the racial prejudice that came to light during  this time. And clearly, that won't be solved with dollars and  cents or a piece of land.  However, we hope the band finds a really inventive way to  force the provincial government to take public  responsibility for that particular social cost to the communities  of the Sunshine Coast. The provincial government has a moral  responsibility to take some concrete measures to help undo the  damage its inaction caused for the Sechelts.  HOWT0RUiNaNNDPeRSDaY.  letters  Swap McDonald's  for Chaudiere?  I find it curious and ironically amusing that, while (belatedly) but adamantly opposing the  creation of an artificial reef  below "see" level, the Sechelt  Indian Band is cheerfully conspiring to foist a McDonald's  upon the Coast.  Aesthetically and ecologically speaking il would seem to  make much more sense to raise  the Chaudiere and exhibit it on  Block 7 while putting the golden  arches in its place.  Then again, the world's first  underwater burger stand might  really settle our hash.  JAN MICHAEL SHERMAN  Watson Lake, Yukon  Sechelt Band policy  changed by deal?  I'm confused. In 1992 ihe  Sechelt Indian Band was highly  critical of the sinking of the  Chaudiere and, more recently,  vowed to stop the sinking of a  second ship in the waters off the  Sunshine Coast, the rationale for  the outcry being possible environmental damage.  As negotiations with McDon-  ald's Restaurants, famous for  their flagrant abuse of the environment and their employees  near conclusion, I scratch my  head and wonder about the diligence of the band council in its  defence of our fragile environment.  My confusion has little to do  with the golden arches. It does,  however, have a great deal to do  with the obvious about-face in  band policy.  BILL LUCAS  Halfmoon Bay  McDonald's vs  artificial reef  I have just had an opportunity to flip through your Thursday, Feb. 17, 1994 paper.  After reading it 1 feel compelled to comment on two articles.  On the front page was an article about the Sechelt Indian  Band opposing a second artificial reef.  Calvin Craigan is quoted as  saying "anything that is not natural to our environment is  putting il in jeopardy."  The second story on the front  page refers to McDonald's con  structing a restaurant on Band  lands.  The proposal was to be voted  on Feb. 17.  The tone of the article was  that Band Council believes  McDonald's would prove to be  a positive influence in the area.  Is it just me or is there a double standard here? The Band  would object to a vessel being  sunk because it is unnatural but  they are willing to build a  McDonald's on their land. I  can't believe that McDonald's is  considered natural, wholesome  or good for the well-being of  mankind and the earth in general.  Just something to think  about.  Oh, by the way, don't get me  started about McDonald's,  A&W or Dairy Queen.  Let's just say I would rather  see several small restaurants  MtBsTStWelcome  We welcome letters to the editor on matters of public  interest. However, we reserve the right to edit  submissions for brevity, clarity and legality. Please mall  your letters to:  Tlw Editor  Sunshine Coatt Newt  Box 460  Gibsons, B.C.  V0N1V0  owned by locals providing service in the area rather than one  mega-chain providing the same  number of jobs.  BOB STANHOPE  Sechelt  'Killing loggers'  Mike Harcourt regurgitated a  dubious claim from IWA boss  Gerry Stoney during his European promotion of clearcutting.  "I'm nol into killing loggers," fumed Harcourt, referring  to Stoney's assertion that  clearcutting is the safest way to  log old-growth. Since Stoney's  union represents an industry that  does in fact kill (on average)  about 30 loggers per year, I  enquired about the source of his  "statistics." Stoney refused to  divulge what they were or where  he got them, admitting only that  they were "nol from Ihe WCB."  Aside from whether or not  we should be liquidating the last  fragments of old-growth, surely  the death of 30 workers per year  merits the respect of accountable discussion that goes beyond  secrecy and deceitful public  relations manoeuvres.  What kind of a union passively watches half ils membership laid off in the service of  "jobless growth," when solutions that could provide both  jobs and environmental protection are staring us in the face?  And what kind of a premier tries  to score political points from the  death of workers sacrificed for  industrial profits?  NORMAN ABBEY  NDP member  Clayoquot arrestee  Nanaimo, BC  Fearful look at flourishing world of'flack attack'  Roberts Creek's own Gary Kent passed me a  magazine not too long ago. new to me and possibly  of interest to some of you. The Vine Reader, published out of Minneapolis, is a selection of what it  describes as the best of the alternative press.'  My concern with Uie consolidation of meaningful  power into fewer corporate hands will be no surprise. That concern is as keen in Uie area of news  management as anywhere else.  Tlie issue passed along to me. January-February,  IW. has a major feature 'Sneak Attack - The  Secret Power of PR ' This certainly has some relevance to residents of Western Canada.  It may he a couple of years now since Uie giant  forest corporations launched their PR blitz on Western Canada.  'Forests Forever' was the theme of a glittering  series of television ads wherein gravel-voiced, paternal-looking actors playing representatives of the foresl industry, hard-hatted but looking with gentle  thoughlfulness at a new crop of trees, assured us of  their concern for the well-being of Uie greal forests  of Uie west  Some of us have personal recollection of one of  the principal spokesmen for MacMillan Bloedel.  Twenty years ago. one Dennis Fitzgerald arrived on  the Sunshine Coast as a crusading young journalistic  progressive, impressive in background and ability.  He worked firsl for the Peninsula Times and I. cutting my journalistic teeth down the road al the Coast  News, leamt a great deal about community journal-  musings  ism from keeping an eye on Dennis.  Nowadays he is a principal voice for the forest  giant, assuring us that jobs are ils primary concern,  with profits secondary. A likely lad with an unlikely  tale to tell  The article on the growth of the public relations  'industry' in the Utne Reader gives an historic  overview of its growth.  "Many PR practitioners," says the introduction.  "are content if their clients simply get a fair hearing  in the media, but there is a dark side to the industry  too ... corporate flacks who are not only manipulating our perceptions of public issues, but also helping  companies target their activist enemies. So far the  manipulators are winning."  Under the general heading 'Flack Attack,' the  article by Joel Bleifuss notes that "public relations is  shaping public life in ways we're not supposed to  notice. It's easier to change the way people think  about reality than it is to change reality." Just so.  In what it calls the Public Relations Hall of  Shame, the article gives an historic overview of the  John burnside  growth and history of this self-proclaimed 'industry'. In the years 1900-1920 in their campaigns to  gain local monopolies of telephone and electric service, utility companies began to flood newspapers  with the 'news release.' Telephone officials report  ihis canned 'news' so successful that many local  papers stop sending reporters to hearings setting utility rates.  In 1914 Ivy Lee. Uie 'father of public relations,'  fashions a philosophy of PR combining adherence to  facts with subtle manipulation of their significance.  In the 1930s PR executive Carl Byoir invents the  bogus 'grassroots' campaign by setting up al the  behest of his client, grocery giant A&P, dummy  organizations (National Consumers' Tax Commission, Business Property Owners, Inc.) to lobby  against special taxes on chain stores.  Between 1930-1960 Edward Bemays. nephew of  Sigmund Freud, brings out a book called Propaganda calling for an elite of PR professionals who "will  bring order out of chaos by shaping tastes and  needs...The conscious and intelligent manipulation  of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is  an important element in democratic society...Those  who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society  constitute an invisible government which is the true  ruling power of our country."  In the 1970-1980 period the giant Burson  Marsieller agency goes to bat for the Nigerian government (down-playing genocide in the Biafran  War); for Nicolaie Ceausescu of Romania; the  Argentine junta; Babcock and Wilcox (whose nuclear reactor failed al Three Mile Island); and for Union  Carbide (responsible for the Bhopal tragedy in  India).  By the time Ronald Reagan left office there were  3,000 public relations people on the government  payroll whose job it was to manipulate, spending  annually $100 million of the taxpayers' money, the  public's impressions of Uie military -industrial complex.  Knowlion and Hill was in charge of public relations for the Gulf War, their greatest coup being testimony before a congressional committee of a  Kuwaiti 'war victim' subsequently discovered to be  a resident of Washington. DC. daughter of the  Kuwait ambassador. This earned Knowlion and Hill  $10 million.  So it goes. Concentration in few hands of great  wealth; concentration in few hands of access to  information. The two combined to twist public perception for private gain.  Forests Forever, eh?  COAST^NEWS  Subscription fares for  thr Coatt Newt or tht Wreftemfrr:  Canada:  I year ��� $35 * $2 45 CST - $37 45  6 month* ��� $20 ��� $1 40 CST -$21.40  Foreign.  I year ��� J60.No GST)  Reg No 4702  The Survthine Coasl Newt is published on  the Sunshine Coasl B.C. every Monday by  Clatttord'ttu Ltd.  Gibsons Office ��� 537 Crukt lane  Box 460, Cibsons. B.C.. VON 1V0  1604) 866-2622. Fax (604) 686 "25  Sec be* Offkr ��� S521 Comh St.  Bon 60 Sechelt, B C . VON 3A0  (604) 685 39 JO. Editorial (604) 885 3980,  Fa (604) 885 3954  Advertising  Representatives  Office Manage'  Office Staff  ��� Qtbaona  ���Sttchen  Qat-at Oardarson, Jane* Edmonds,  &mon�� Cartyslt-Smrth.  Sown Connor  Anne Thorn tan  Anna Page  Carol Blahey  Managing Edttot  L*ry Marshall  Reporters  Darah Hansan, Ian Cobb.  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Now, how dogs do that without ever drooling or losing their  grip has ever b;en a mystery to  me.  One day, I could not resist  slopping and talking lo the couple about Ihis. Then I noticed  that the elderly lady, of slight,  short build, had a foreign  accent. The elderly gent, taller  and more stalwart, was definitely English. I asked them what  they called lhat beautiful dog.  "Lucifer!" promptly  answered the little lady.  "Oh, that's an awful name to  give to such a lovely dog!" I  exclaimed.  "Oh, no!" replied the lady.  "Lu-ci-fer: 'beautiful light,'  'morning star' ��� my country!"  My Latin came lo Ihe rescue  and I realized how, of course,  everything could fall into place  without any problem from either  the present circumstances or my  nervousness about theological  connotations. The one I had  made referred to the being who  had been the beautiful 'Morning  Star' of God's creation until he  rebelled!  My trips lo the village were  a personal reminiscence  a.m. martin, gibsons  not of a frequent or regular  nature and so I did not often  meet these three. But occasionally, sometime later, 1 would  meel the little lady with the  lovely dog, and then one day I  noticed she had two dogs, the  other a big black Labrador. I  could not help but stop and say,  "Howdy," and ask about this.  She laughed and said, with a  shrug:  "It's dog next door. He like  my dog and want to come too!  He good dog; I don't mind he  come along."  There are strict municipal  regulations here about dogs.  They must be within enclosures  or accompanied by owners with,  or carrying, leashes.  Later, much later, I again  meel this dear village neighbour, with only the black Lab. I  had to enquire about that. She  seemed quite sad. Lucifer had,  apparently, taken ill. He was not  young, had not been able to  "make it" and died. Here was  this dear, kind, old lady who had  not had the heart to turn the pal  away when he came back looking for Lucifer. The Lab was  young and active and was friend  of one or two of his kind in Ihe  block.  Sometime I have seen the  dear lady with two or Ihree dogs  ��� on leashes or with her carrying Ihe leashes. Then one day,  stopping to enquire about it all,  she told me that her husband  was ill and in and out of hospital. Occasionally, without her  dogs, and carrying a basket for  shopping, she would take the  minibus to the shopping mall on  the upper level. If I were also  going to upper Gibsons, we  would travel up the hill together.  We had interesting chats. She  was from one of the Baltic  countries - Latvia? Lithuania?  Estonia? - and was very concerned about the consequences  of the communist regime.  Then, much, much later, circumstances having altered  things health-wise for both of us  and yet never having brought us  any closer socially, I find myself  in the emergency ward of our  local hospital, awaiting a medical check-up and aware of a  flurry of activity and the arrival  of an emergency, placed on the  bed in the cubicle opposite to  mine. I recognize my dear old  acquaintance of 'Lucifer' days.  "Oh, Mrs. Kinsey!" I sing out  in surprise. "What has happened?"  "Fall... maybe broken  bone..."  I found out later that Ihe little  lady ��� with her husband in and  oul of hospital ��� often lived  alone. She had been oul walking  with her dog when she slipped  and fell and could not gel up.  She unleashed the dog and he  made for the nearest house.  They recognized him and were  about to take him home when he  led them to where his poor old  owner was lying in trie road!  "Was she not the deserving one  of a dog's or animal's devotion  to its owners?" I thought.  Three years have passed. I  am almost helpless and confined  lo my home now after two  major surgeries within Iwo  monlhs of each other three years  ago.  My chief lines of communication with the community are  Church on Sunday, visits of  friends and the weekly paper. A  short time ago, I pick up the  paper and read in the Obituary  column:  KINSEY ��� Passed way January 29, 1994, Maxwell Ronald  Kinsey, late of Gibsons. Survived by his loving wife Lagle,  who extends her sincere thanks  to Dr. R. Lehman, Totem  Lodge, Home Support Society,  Hospice, Rose Cartwright, as  well as numerous friends and  neighbours. Private cremation  arrangements through Devlin  Funeral Home.  If it would be of any comfort  to dear Lagle, how I would love  to pass on to her this record of  my kind remembrances of the  times that our paths mysteriously crossed during the years that  we have shared in Gibsons.  prime to get planting  Large selection of Hedging Cedars  (assorted heights 2 - 6ft)  perennials (4in a pot)  Free soil testing clinic  Sat. Mar. 26/94  (Mark it on your calendar)  ���  Fruit trees, trees & shrubs  arriving this week    ,  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd.  Pratt Rd.. Gibsons  886-7527  letters  Grieving help  On March 4, 1994 one of our  students, Jaime Dew, died suddenly and unexpectedly.  In addition to our grief over  the loss of Ihis member of our  . school community, we. are, sensitive lo Ihe fact that such an event  has an impact on other students.  In response, Ihe school has  implemented a plan which  allows students an opportunity to  talk about their thoughts and  feelings wilh trained professional  staff. We expect that some will  seek oul this help, while others  may not.  Those who do will be provided an opportunity to express Iheir  feelings and grief.  This is nol intended to take  the place of outside professional  counselling.  Anticipating that your  son/daughter may have a reaction lo Ihis evenl, we have available at ihe school some information which should be helpful to  you as you respond to your  son's/daughter's concerns.  If you should determine that  your son/daughter needs further  professional counselling, please  feel free to contact Ihe school for  phone numbers of local agencies  lhat are available lo assist you.  If it seems advisable, we will  offer all concerned parents an  opportunity lo meel with professionals to discuss this recent crisis,  Please call Ihe school counsellors al 886-2204 or Sechelt Menial Health at 885-6101.  Elphinstone School  Gibsons  'Burbling away'  My, what a thrill it was to be  featured in an interview! May I  clarify a few wrong impressions  that I gave while I was burbling  away? Does anyone know of a  course for people who are terrified of public appearances but  who ought to get used to them?  The article says that murder is  essential to a mystery. Murder  may be de rigeur in adult mysteries, but I write juveniles.  In Detective 10th Grade, the  mystery concerns the disappearance of the school mascot, a  goat. Money to Burn is a middle-  grade book about BC lads who  find a suitcase filled with hundred dollar bills. They end up  with plenty of material for an  essay on what they did during  their summer vacation. No bodies. The Night Room is science  Action, about high school students who investigate a computer  prediction of an unlikely death.  Somebody dies in that one.  Surely I didn't say that there  is a good market for books for  teens/young adults.  In order for any sort of market  to exist, readers must first be  bom. Most births take place during times of economic prosperity, which at the moment are few  and far between. Publishers are  aware of the demographics. It's  rather like watching a boa constrictor digest its lunch; the last  optimistic bulge is still fairly  young.  They're coming along, but  they haven't become YA readers  yet. When they do, they may go  straight to adult books. The gen  uinely healthy market has always  been for middle grade and  younger readers.  While I did manage to sell  two of my books to the YA market, that's because this is only a  dream. (The silly cow has been  trying far so long, someone said.  Send her a bit of illusory success.)  By the way, I didn't really  mean that I hated your photographer. I simply wanted to defenestrate his camera. Joel did a good  job despite my rigor mortis.  MAUREEN GOLDMAN  Gibsons  P.S. My editor tells me that  Money to Burn will go out to  book stores on April 4.  Stop logging  watersheds  Re: Chapman and Gray  Creeks Integrated Watershed  Management  A management team  approach to Chapman and Gray  Creek Watershed seems more  equable with representation from  the Sunshine Coast Regional  District, Sechelt Indian Band,  Ministry of Health, Department  of Fisheries and Oceans, and  Ministry of Environment, Lands  and Parks.  Jurisdiction over this watershed by Ministry of Forests is not  only questionable but legally  doubtful.  The administrative nightmare  and economic cost to enforce  sensitive logging in this watershed does not justify the small  economic gain from extracting  timber that remains outside of  the Tetrahedron water retention  zone. Both Chapman and Gray  Creek have already been extensively clear-cut to the point  where water quality does not  consistently comply with Guidelines for Canadian .Drinking  Water Quality or the Safe Drinking Water Regulations.  '" Mote bad economics will be  perpetuated when expensive filtration systems become necessary to treat unsafe raw water.  The protection of drinking  water at its source by excluding  logging and mining within this  watershed is good fundamental  planning and less expensive than  any other option.  PHILMAKOW  Seclielt  Mon.   Sat. 9 -5:30   Sun.  Royal tr^  Members & Guests Welcome  SECHELT  5528 Wharf Street* 885-2526  Friday & Saturday, March 18 & 19  Jj3    Azulejos   jt  Friday Night Supper Served 5:30-7:30 pm  Entertainment from 8:30 - 12:30pm  0MN SUNDAYS I a ��� 6 / tUWCHiS MOW. ��� HI. 11 ��� a  Next General Meeting  Monday March 21  Crib  lmAttyi,tpm  M,7ftti  Meat Draw  nvfyMtarauylpii  GIBSONS  Hwy. 101 ��� 886-2411  In tbe Hon Saturday, March 19     S��fwnfo>��  J NTT fi "SSsT  fP    Infill.   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Conversion and  Rebellion will bo shown on later dates.  Inlo: Yvonne Bain, 866-9151 or Iris  Griffith. 883-2434.  Olbaona Sea Cavalcade CommlttM  meeting, 7:30 pm, Marine Room below  Ihe public library. Everyone welcome.  This Year's Cavalcade takes place July  2224 Gala Spring Ball April 30 - watch  lor It. Some committees are still seeking  members and leaders. Into: 886-2864.  Canadian Cancer Society. Sunshine  Coast branch regular monthly meeting, 1  pm, SCRD olfice, Royal Terraces.  Sechell.  S.C. Home-Based Business Aaen  monthly meeting, 7:30-9:30. This month's  topic Is taxation and will be hosted by  Nancy Horvalh ol Computer Friendly.  Wilson Creek/Davis Bay/Selma Park  Ratepayers I Residents Assn general  meeting. 8 pm, Wilson Crook Community  Hall Quest speakers April Slruthers i  Harry Almond. Pros . Roberls Creek  Community Assn. S C Resources  Council "A Healthy Community Initiative"  All welcome  TUESDAY, MARCH 15  Sunshine Coast Pro-Lilt meeling. 7 pm.  St. Mary's Church Hall Inlo 8669518  Pender Harbour Wlldllls Meeting. 7.30  pm, P H Senior Secondary School.  Quest speaker: Eric Brooks with pictures  ol his trip to Nopal. All welcome.  Refreshments  THURSDAY, MARCH 17  Sechelt A District Chamber ol  Commerce lunch meeting, noon,  Pebbles Restaurant Members S10, non-  members Sit. Speaker: Jay Stralth.  Artificial Reel Sociely Topic: Anolhei  Artificial Heel tor Sechell? Call 885-3100  lo reserve  Olbeons Landing Merchants Assn  meeting. 7:30 pm. Maritimer Bed &  Breaklast, 521 Fletcher Rd All non-  member merchants welcome  S.C. Quilters Guild Resource Day, 9 am,  SI. John's United Church, Davis Bay  Gibsons Garden Club meeting. 7:30  pm, St. Bartholomew's Church hall.  Quests welcome  FRIDAY A SATURDAY, MARCH Mil*  Rockwood Centre, Sechell, presents  Singing The Bones, a play aboul  "darkness and rebirth In Ihe angelic  realm.' Written A performed by Caitlin  Hicks 8 pm. Tickets S12 In advance at  Sayward Books, Talewind Books,  Roberts Creek General Store. Or call  6852522 for reservations  FRIDAY, MARCH II  Friends of Cnren meeting, 7:30 pm,  Pender Harbour Lions' Pan Hall Info:  863 2607  SATURDAY, MARCH II  Youth/Teen Dance wilh live music by  Bullet in Ihe Hey! and Dream Seed. 6  pm midnight. Roberts Creek Hall. No  alcohol Tickets S7 al Sayward Books.  Talewind Books. R.C. General Slore.  Proceeds lo Native Cultural A Theatre  Arts Society, Summer Youth Camp  Salish  Oarage Sale. Holy Family CWL to am.  2 pm, Parish Hall, 5699 Cowrie SI.  Olbeons Block Parent program will be in  Sunnycresl Mall. 9 iml pm. Inlormation  and applications will be available  Irish Pub Night. 7 pm. Welcome Bench  Community Assn Hall A night for wearing  ol the green Live entertainment, sing*  along, games, good food, all the usual  tun ol our pub nights Info & tickets Fred  885 9501, Pat 685 9852, Joyce 685  5946 Tickels 15  WEDNESDAY A THURSOAV, MARCH 21A 24  Children's Fair. 11 am 3 pm. Rockwood  Centre. Sechell. Fun rooms, face  painting, raffle draws and entertainment  by the One Woman Circus. Filetla Fish.  Admission 12, adults Iree when  accompanied by child.  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23  S.C. Home Support Society 'Who  Cares Who Cares" Caregiver Support  Qroup moeting. 13 pm. S C Gospel  Church, corner ol Davis Bay Rd A Laurel  Rd. Davis Bay Into: Barbara. 885-5144  FRIDAY A SATURDAY, MARCH 21A 21  Daffodil Sale by S C Unit, Canadian  Cancer Society. St Mary's Hospital.  Sunnycrest Mall. Trail Bay Mall. Pender  Harbour Centre  SATURDAY, MARCH 26  March le Nutrition Month Ihis year s  locus: children Coast dieticians will  presenl vidoo display & Inlo. 11 am 3 pm,  Sunnycresl Mall  Cske A Coffee House. 7 30 pm,  Rockwood Centre. Sechelt Bring an  instrument and join the fun. Admission  $5. free for performers.  MISCELLANEOUS  Pender Harbour Aquatic A Fltnesn  Cenlre Spring Break Day Camp for Kids.  March 21-25. 9 am-noon Ages 5-12.  515/day or $75/week Gymnastics,  aerobics, swimming, games, wis A emits,  drama, songs, hiking, tennis A more Pre-  registration required! Spring Break Swim  Schedule: 11 am-2 pm A 6:30 9:30 pm  for public swimming Fitness dasses will  continue In the evenings st 7 pm a per  winter schedule. Swimming Lesson  Registration: Sat. March 28, 2 4 pm.  Phone 883-2612 for Info A registration  CMM Health ClkHce. Gibsons: March 15  A 22 wilh exlra CHC March 21. Sechelt:  March 16.23 A 30 with extra CHC March  14. Pender Harbour March 17.  Tuberculin Skin Testing A Travellers  CHnte (Gibsons Health Unit) March 14 A  21 wkh Travellers Clinic only on March IS  A 25 (Sechelt Health Ural) March 14.21  A 29 with Travellers Clinic only on March  16.23 A 30  Prenatal Classes (Gibsons Health Unit)  Early class April 5, Ulo Class Series April  12. 19, 26 [Sechelt Heallh Unit) Early  Class May 17 Lite Series March 22, 29,  April 5 All above Prenatal Classes are  bom 7 to 9 pm Please register early as  classes fill up quickly. To register:  (Qibsons)8865600). (Section)865.5164.  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum. 716  Winn Rd . across from Post Office,  Qibsons Displays are constantly  changing. Wheelchair accessible For  hours ol opening or lo book s tour: 866  8232  Parent-Tot Drop-In for parents witn children up to 5 9:30-11 30 am at Ihe following locations Qibsons United Church Hall  (Mon , Tues , Wed.. Fri); Sechell SI  Hilda's Church Hall (Tues): Wilson Creek  Communily Hall (Thurs) Inlo:  Communily Services. 885 5881  Sesuslly Transmitted Dlsesse Clinic  (H.I.V. inlormation. counselling and testing) Phone for appointment in Gibsons  8885600. Sechelt 1855164  A Pregnant? Call the Health Unit  5600  Prenatal Hospital Tour: phone St  Mary's Hospital switchboard to arrange  lor tour. 885-2224 Prenatal only.  Parent A Baby Drop-In gives parents an  opportunity to meet other parents and discuss common concerns Tlie group gathers  every Tuesday Irom 1.15 to 3 30 pm al494  S Fletcher. Qibsons and in Sechelt al 5571  Inlet on Wednesdays from 1 -3:30 pm Coast News, March 14, 1994  news  Halfmoon Bay  man strikes it lucky  Lady luck visited Halfmoon  Bay resident Bernie Ackerman  last week, granting him a winning ticket in the 6/49 lottery  draw.  Ackerman won $84,338.30  in Wednesday's (March 9)  draw, matching five of a possible six numbers as well as the  Exlra.  Wednesday's win was a fust  for 74-year-old Ackcmian who  says he's been buying lottery  tickets "forever."  He purchased the lucky tick-  el from Frieda Fawkes al Ihe  lotto stand in Trail Bay Mall,  Sechell.  Ackerman said he and his  wile Dorothy will likely lake a  trip courtesy of Ihe newly won  cash.  He's also made tentative  plans Io visit France this summer as part of the 50th anniver-  Bernie Ackerman  sary of the Allied Forces D-Day  invasion of Normandy. Ackerman participated in the original  invasion in 1944 as a member  of the 4th Field Regiment RCA,  2nd Canadian Division.  Davis Bay residents call for erosion study  The District of Sechelt will  revisit the seemingly chronic erosion problem in Davis Bay, bul  residents of that area shouldn't  expeel any immediate movement  toward finding a solution.  Members of the Davis  Bay/Wilson Creek Community  Association appeared before the  municipal environment committee to indicate the lack of attention given to the erosion problem  on the beach area.  Concerns expressed by the  group include water quality, safe  walking paths, traffic and park  ing and the question of commercial versus residential development.  "We wrote a letter asking  where things stood in terms of  the environmental condition of  the beach," said Jim Smith, president of the association.  "It's eroding more and more  every year and it's a concern of  the people in the bay who walk  the beach just about every day."  The fight to initiate a comprehensive study of the area has  been going on for more than  eight years, lo no avail.  An oceanographic engineering study of all feasible options  for conservation, recreational  capacity and development of the  Davis Bay waterfront area had  been promised by the joint  Sechelt-Sunshine Coasl Regional  District Davis Bay Foreshore  Committee.  That study has yet to be  undertaken.  "We believe there is a need  for a definitive study which will  provide the background information necessary for the community  to consider all viable alterna  tives," writes Smith in a Jan. 24,  1994 letter to Mayor Earl Basse  and council.  Smith believes "immediate  measures must be taken" to limit  continued erosion of the beach  and protect the homes many residents believe may be swept away  by the ocean.  "When I first came here, there  were areas along the shore that  you could park but now it has  eroded away to the point that  there aren't a lot of places to park  anymore. The erosion is that  bad," Smith said.  Powell River on BC government blacklist  by Darah Hansen  For the seventh time in four  years, the dislricl of Powell River  has been named to BC Environment's blacklist of environmental offenders.  And, according to Mike  Wong, ihe government's regional manager of environmental pro-  lection, the district has been  given until October to find a cure  for its on-going environmental  problems or face possible legal  aclion by the province.  Causing Ihe environmental  concern is the town's outdated  garbage incinerator, used to bum  municipal refuse.  Data collected by the provincial environment ministry has  labelled the system a chronic air  pollution hazard.  Powell River municipal engineer Jim Greenwood said the district burns 30-35 tons of household and commercial garbage  every day in the 22-year-old  incinerator. While such a system  would ordinarily fall within the  province's acceptable means of  garbage disposal, the Powell  River incinerator is "old technology" and has virtually "no pollution control whatsoever," and  Ihere is no means of measuring  accurately what exactly is being  burned, Greenwood said.  The incinerator is located near  the downtown core of Powell  River.  Greenwood said the regional  waste management committee  has been actively working on  locating a suitable landfill site to  use instead of the town's incinerator. The committee is also  putting out to tender the construction of a new incinerator at  an estimated cost of $4 million.  The district has had difficulty  switching to a garbage disposal  system suitable lo ministry standards because of the public's  strong division between Ihe  options of landfill or incineration.  Two local referendums lo initiate improvements to the district's solid waste management  and to end the unauthorized  burning in town have been  defeated by local voters.  A third referendum on the  same issue is likely forthcoming,  said Greenwood.  Dr. Paul Martiquet, chief  medical health officer of the  Coast Garibaldi Health Unit, said  smoke caused by unregulated  burning activities is a significant  factor leading to an increase in  the tecorded incidence of respiratory diseases including bronchitis, emphysema and lung cancer.  Coast  taken off  provincial  offence list  The BC Environment Min-.  islry has named 93 businesses,  municipalities and work sites  from around the province to its  recent report card on environmental offenders.  And, for ihe firsl lime since  1990, businesses on the Sunshine Coasl were not on the list.  Several of the names on Ihe  list ��� which is released by Ihe  environment ministry semiannually ��� are in "significant  noncompliance" with ihe  provincial waste management  act.  A press release from environment minister Moe Sihota earlier this month said lhat investigations will be conducted on Ihe  province's worst offenders and  legal aclion may be initialed.  Six companies and/or municipalities, labelled as "chronic"  offenders, are currently under  ihe government's spotlight,  including the district of Powell  River for its continued unlawful  burning of public waste.  Since the lasl environmental)  report card was issued by the.  ministry, 45 operations and/or!  work sites have been dropped i  from the list.  Western Pulp's Woodfibre in,  Howe Sound is ihe most significant omission from the noncompliance Iill. The company had  been on all seven lists issued  since July 1990.  Companies on the Lower  Mainland fared the worst on the  list as did Ihose in Nelson.  Pollution concerns from  municipal refuse and sewage  were common on the list as were  ihose from sawmill and pulp  mill activities.  mm Coast News, March 14, 1994  community  Don Hansen  and son  Zackery, 6,  enjuy the March  sunshine with  an afternoon ice  cream snack.  Joel Johnstone  photo  Loving the child within the man  by Marilyn James  Gibsons  The first time that I saw  Robert, I thought aboul how  handsome he looked and how  much he looked like James  Coburn with his mass of gray  hair. Within minutes however, I  became very subtly aware of  something about Robert that was  different. He was trying to be  formal and serious, but there  was another layer of personality  that was struggling to be controlled. It was the child inside  Robert...the child that he will  always have inside of him,  because thai little tiny bit of him  will never mature. Robert was a  grown man with the laughter of  a child. Robert giggled.  I forgot about Robert for  aboul Ihree weeks until his sisler  called me and asked that I consider hiring Robert for a job at  Ihe facility where I was working. She lold me that Robert had  said after meeling me that  evening that he wanted me for  his boss and he wanted to work  Editor's not*  This is one of two essays submitted by Sunshine Coast residents  for a competition sponsored by the Canadian Association for Community Living with the support of the Sunshine Coast News. The  top 100 writings from across Canada will be published in a book  and the grand prize winner will be awarded a trip for two to Toronto to attend a Toronto Blue Jays game and meet Blue Jays star Tom  Henke.  at Rockwood Cenlre. In his  innocence, he saw no obstacles  to getting work exactly where he  wanted.  Robert was hired and I soon  realized that I took on much  more than I thought I could handle. I had never worked with a  mentally handicapped person  before, but 1 learned patience in  showing things over and over  until something was understood.  I became an expert at relegating  duties in such a straightforward  and descriptive way that no one  could have misinterpreted my  instructions.  For two and half years Robert  and 1 worked together. We had  to learn what saying certain  ��� ',-.   ,  things meant. When I said, "Put  it over there," 1 had to be specific. Robert took everything literally at first. After a year of  working with him, I could say,  "Robert, put up the chairs facing  west in a semi-circle with a  lectern for the speaker and back  table for the coffee," and Robert  could do that. People I worked  with, and especially his sister,  were both astonished and gratified that he was allowed to do so  many things.  Robert was the best employee I ever had. He was loyal and  funny and he wanled so hard to  learn everything thai he could  about the business. He was  given more and more responsi  bilities ��� too many perhaps,  because sometimes we forgot  what he couldn't do and when  he got overburdened, he panicked.  You could see him regress  before your very eyes. You  could see him start lo lose his  concentration, his confidence  and, most of all, his maturity.  The child came back and Robert  would start to giggle, a very nervous and childlike giggle.  Seeing Robert retreat like this  taught me to watch for other  employees, to see their breaking  points, because they didn't show  it like Robert did, openly, like a  child.  When Robert first told me of  the many years lhat he had been  -institutionalized, I was amazed  no one could have seen the  potential of this wonderful  human being. My experience  with Robert will always be very  important to me and I truly  believe that working with  Robert made me a much better  peison.  ^^!t  JMAB1MA.  TOTAL SHOPPING  7 DAYS A WEEK  All Chevron Products  883-2253  883-9551  BUIIillNGCKN'IRE  HARBOUR  BOATTOPS  883-2929  Tops, Tarps & Covers  Upholstery & Repairs  To advertise in the  Pender Harbour  Directory call Janice  885-3930  MADEIRA  MARINA  883-2266  RECREATION  Pender Harbour  Golf Course  Visitors Webcome  t /* Milk Now th op gardkm bay Nd.  lOI 883-9541  p.nd.r Harbour. B.C. 883-2630  LIVE BAIT ��� TACKLE SHOP  CONVKNIENCE STORE  by George Cooper  The WI Hall renovation certainly catches the eye now that  the siding is oh and the entrance  hall built. What we didn't notice  before this as we wheeled by was  the prolonged work required this  past year to upgrade the foundations.  Inside work has begun on the  risers where fixed thealre seats  will eventually serve ISO spectators. Spectators of whal? Nest  Lewis, secretary of Ihe Gibsons  Landing Heritage Sociely, says,  "This building, when completed,  will carry on wilh its original  purpose, to serve Ihe communily.  That's why the Women's Institute had it buill in 1929. Now it  can soon carry on Ihis historic  purpose for seminars, for town-  hall meetings, for concerts, for a  place where students of drama,  both young and old, can train and  for productions of plays. Groups  will rent times from the society."  Federal grants have provided  for many of the costs of ihe work  so far. Local firms have been  generous. Now, Gibsons and district, il's up lo us lo take Ihe project down Ihe final stretch. And  on the arts but  that is to finish Ihe inside of the  building. How about your name  on a plaque on the back of a thealre seal? Two hundred and fifty  dollars will do it. One hundred  seats are looking for donour  names.  Information is as near as your  phone. Call 886-8998 or Nest  Lewis at 886-7573. Or send a  donation to the Heritage Society  at PO Box 955.  Gibsons elementary  In a photo story contest sponsored by the BC Heritage Society  the school is responding with 12  entries. This is the third year the  school has sent entries. Last year  three of its pupils, two primary  and one intermediate, were  awarded prizes.  The school has selected the  stories of the following to send to  the provincial contest. Primary:  Jeaneah Harding, Brian Poole,  Kera Vogt, Katie Furness, Evelyn Vallilee, Andrea Paul. Intermediate: Sarah Tikkanen, Aiko  Malori, Tracey Breu, Connor  McCarthy, Elizabeth Currie and  Andrea Currie.  Answers  Yes. I had to peek. I. The hat  was hung on the rifle muzzle. 2  They stand back to back. 3.  Eight. More questions, anyone?  Elphie grads  Anyone remember a Robert  Collier who graduated in 1981?  Of the 1993 grads Simon  Forst is on a university transfer  program at Cap College in North  Van where he is studying voice  along with other music courses.  Simon, who was awarded the  Coast Teachers scholarship and  Muriel Neilson bursary, hopes to  enter the music education program in U Vic.  Cheryl Bullock, awarded the  ferry workers' bursary and the  hospital auxiliary bursary, is  attending UBC in the science  program, a demanding year's  study in physics, chemistry, calculus among other subjects.  Jonathon Cargo, awarded the  Booth Memorial bursary, is  attending Cap College in Sechelt  to upgrade his standing with  English and geography. He competed in air pistol marksmanship  in Ihe provincial summer games  last year.  Krista Hill hopes to enter the  broadcast communications pro  gram soon at BCIT. At present  she is in a TV preparation course  at Elphinstone as well as other  courses. Krista won the Beachcombers Rotary scholarship and  the Pearsall Bursary last year.  Pender Harbour's ONLY  Full Una Sporting Goods Store  Francis Peninsula Place  Corner ol Sunshine Coast Hwy. I  Francis Peninsula Rd. 883-2763  CONTRACTING  MOBILE HOMES  NEW AND USED  INSTANT HOUSING  883-9338 OR 580-4321  CALL COLLECT  DINING  >S  Garden  Bay  Hotel  PUB  883-2874  RESTAURANT.  883-9019  SERVICES  ROOFING  kleindale  Tar & Gravel, Shakes, Shingles,  Metal Roofs, Torch On, Durolds  LOWING!  WELDING LTD.  Garden Bay ��� 883-9122  Fabrication ��� Welding  Sandblasting  Aluminum ��� Stainless Steel  Ray Hansen Trucking  & Contracting  Groal, Ctoanng  LAWYER  883-9525  Pender Harbour  Realty  883-9525  FAX:883-9524  Michael C. Crowe  torrtter ��� Solicitor  Notary Public  I'niikr liurbutir Itgol Senices  l2rViMMk*t Park lld.Malcin Pari,  88W875  Fellini has arrived in Sechell  and he's brought Roma wilh  him. Well alright, so he's only in  a box; lhat doesn't make his  images and ideas any the less  Going Away  on Vacation?  Your Secret's  Safe With Us.  Lrm your am ��t home with m,  Prl/AnkmllMT  Mdl dm Im Hid ronranUm  Indoor Rant and Yard Maintenance  fcgukr Hook Check ot Urc-ln MnkS  CALLSHARON 885-2228  /faMa*H***-WmU*  Un)/    l��l��MJi*��t  BONDED LICENSED INSURED  Branehts Coast To Coast  powerful. Roma is one of Ihe  filmmaker's best known early  offerings. Audiences throughout  the world have been raving  about it since it firsl hil the  scene. The film will be shown  on Wednesday, March 16 at the  Sunshine Coast Arts Centre al 8  pm, $5.50 at the door, open at  7:30 for refreshments.  S1LP INTO SPRING!  4 Month Unlimited Membership  for Ihe price of 3  until March 30th only W  Call Today!  743 NORTH ROAD, GIBSONS 886-4606  Featured Restaurant of the Week  INTRODUCING OUR NEW MENU  HAID-A-WAY RESTAURANT  Seniors Specials every Wednesday:  lunch & Dinner 10% off  The GIBSONS  BREAKFAST DINNER:  & LUNCH: Mon-Sit5-9pm  M-F.'6un-2pm CLOSED  Sil4Sun:7jm-2pm SUN.EVEN1NCS HWY #101 AT PARK RD.  MOTOR  886-4638  Bickiddy Pub - Enjoy Ihe natural  beauty of jervis Inlet while tasting  one of our many homestyle specialties in the pub; or the casual  surroundings ol our family restaurant. Our ^kookum Burger" is a  challenge to Ihe biggest appetite.  Backeddy Pub - located 1/2 mile  north of Egmont on Maple Road.  Closed Mondays & Tuesdays. Pub  open Wednesday-Sunday. Kitchen  hours: Noon - 8:00 pm.  Irvliws Landing Pub - Dinner menu  offers a variety of appetizers and  entrees featuring local produce  and fresh seafood in a relaxed selling wilh ocean view. Average dinner for Iwo, $30. We're now open 7  days a week: Galley 11 am to 10  pm; Pub 11 am lo 11 pm. Pender  Harbour, 883-1145, Mastercard &  Visa. Fully licensed  FINE DINING  Andy's Rittiurint ��� Lunch and dinner specials every day. House specialties include prime rib, veal  dishes, steaks, seafood, pasta. Thai  food and lots of new gourmet dish  es. Don't miss Andy's great lunch  buffet Mon-Fri and our popular  Sunday brunch, 11 am - 2:30 pm-  Hwy 101, Gibsons, 886-3388. Open  7 days a week.  El Nino ��� Dine in the finest ocean  view restaurant in Gibsons Landing. Savour the delights of fresh  seafood from around the world.  Our extensive Dinner Menu  inc''ides fresh seafood in our soup,  salad, hot or cold appetizers, main  courses and pastas, Other entrees  include steak, veal, chicken and  lamb. Caesar salad for two and  H.iniW' desserts are prepared at  your tableside. Our lunch menu  contains sandwiches and burgers.  Effective Oct. 1, closed Tuesdays.  Open Wed-Mon for dinner and  Thurs-Mon for lunch. Lunch hours:  11:30 - 2:30. Dinner hours: 4:30 -  9:30. Visa and Mastercard. Reservations recommended. 886-3891.  Hild-A-Wty Rtitiunnt - Bring the  whole family and join us for great  dining at the Haid-A-Way Restaurant in Gibsons Motor Inn on Hwy.  101 at Park Rd. Our friendly, helpful staff and warm, pleasant atmosphere will add to your enjoyment  of our excellent breakfast, lunch  and dinner menu, which includes a  children's section. 50 seats plus  banquet room. Mon.-Fri. 5:30 am-2  pm & 5 pm-9 pm; Sat. & Sun. 7 am-  i pm. Friday night "2 for 1 specials. Reservations 886-4501.  HllliMf FtmHy RMtturant Located at  Seaview Place, Highway 101. Featuring relaxed fine evening dining  with special emphasis on fresh  seafoods, innovative local cuisine  and daily specials. Casual atmosphere, licensed and air-conditioned- Hours: lunch, 11-4:30,  Mon-Sun; dinner Sun-Wed, 5-9;  Thurs-Sat, 5-10.866-2993.  Ptbblii ��� On Tht Bitch ��� Dine in a  friendly atmosphere & sample the  fine cuisine of this renowned  restaurant. Open 7 day a week for  breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  Brunch on Sunday 8 am-2:30 pm.  Enjoy a sirloin steak on Sunday  night for only $8.95. Dinner Reservations Recommended. In the  heart of Sechelt at the Driftwood  Inn, Trail Avenue. 885-5811.  EAT IN TAKE OUT  Emta * Gwtn't Mm In - Take out, or  delivery. Burgers, chicken, ice  cream, dinners, salad, pizza. Free  home delivery within 4 mill's, after  5 pm only, on $10 minimum orders.  Small charge for orders under $10 Coast News, March 14, 1994  HAPPY HOLIDAYS MOTORHOME SALES  20', 22' & 24'  Gently used models  10* Camper Box for sale  FORD 250 Pickup's  '92 & '93  886-9025 or 886-8481  community  Ihe Coast  Academy of Dance  & fine Arts  Pre-School to Adult Classes  Royal Academy of Dancing ��� Ballet  Modem Theatre Dance ��� Jazz  Character/National Creative  Beginner Tai Chi for Adults  Spring Registration  March 18 ��� 5-9 pm  885-2263  Studio: 5645 Wharf Ave. (2nd floor)-Sechelt  FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHTS  MARCH 25 & 26  $18-$26  Includes 4-5 course meal,  (your choice of entree)  dessert and entertainment  JOIN THE FUN!  Reservations recommended  4   tt, ^  CacfbVurrobl  �����  roberls creek  by Katharine Trueman  885-2282  If you have been experiencing delays along the highway al  the east end of Roberls Creek  recently, you can expect them to  continue until June. At present  Ihe regional district is continuing along with its 10-year water-  lines projeci. This affects Ihe  area between Leek and Veterans  Road. This is ihe fourth phase of  the project which long-ranges  into the year 2000. Special care  is being taken al each creek to  protect against siltation. This is  a big job and the new water  main will eventually service  Roberls Creek and Gibsons.  Creek elementary  Recently Ihe boys' and girls'  volleyball teams from Roberts  Creek elementary played al the  RC Invitational Elementary  School Tournament. The boys'  team placed seventh out of 24,  while Ihe girls found the competition stiff. However the fellowship after the games made for an  exciting day ��� a swim al the  Newton Wave pool and dinner  in Chinatown. Congratulations,  guys and gals.  Creek Slore  The warehouse for the  Roberts Creek General Store is  soon lo be completed. There are  still a few finishing touches (o  be done inside and then the  paving of Ihe parking lot.  The staff is gearing up for the  grand opening hopefully in  April and don't worry ��� you'll  ali be invited. In the meantime  you can start bringing small, relevant items (should be vacuum  sealed) into the store for the  time capsule which is now being  prepared. Further questions,  drop in and see Judy.  Teen dance  The Roberts Creek Teen  Group is certainly becoming  involved in the communily. It is  organizing a fundraising dance  for ihe Native Cultural and Thealre Arts Society Summer Youth  Camp Salish. The event will be  held on Saturday, March 19  from 8 pm to midnight at Ihe  Roberts Creek hall. Music will  be provided by Butler in Ihe  Hey! and special guests Dream  Seed ��� certainly a nighl you  won't want to miss. Tickets are  available at Talewind Books,  Sayward Books and the Creek  Store.  Folk Society  On Friday, March 25 at the  Creek hall, treat yourself lo a  night of enchantment with Scot  tish folk singer Bobby Watt.  Bobby, who hails from Scotland  but more recently lives in  Ontario is really a deep sea  recovery diver with singing as a  loving pastime.  Jeannette from the Gumboot  Folk Society says you've heard  nothing until until you hear  Bobby sing Loch Lomond. For  only $13 you are guaranteed an  evening to remember. Tickets  are available from Scott's  Music, Creek Hair Salon, Creek  Store and Coast Books.  Spring Blues dance  Don't miss an opportunity to  dance away your spring blues  on Saturday, March 26 at Ihe  hall. From 9 pm to I am, Len  Hill and friends will cheer you  up.  Included in the entertainment  will be local talent, imported talent and a whole lot of fun. Purchase your $13 ticket al the  Creek Store.  Creative crafts  Creative crafts classes for  four- to nine-year-olds will be  held on Saturdays from 10 am to  noon in Roberts Creek beginning March 19. The $10 cost  includes all materials. Call Jessica Sangsler after 4 pm lo pre-  registeral 886-3783.  March's sunny weather Is  great for a variety of activities.  Joel Johnstone photo  -xk dockside davis toy  Teredo Sq, Sechelt 885-9962  '   'Serving the Coasl lex Mye^'  Classifieds...  They never stop moving.  885-3930 or 886-2622  I  by Jo-Anne Sheanh, 885-3629  Yes, the Davis Bay/Wilson  Creek Community Association  is alive and well and will continue to serve this community as il  has so aptly done in the past. So  said the majority of the 50 members present at last Wednesday's  meeting, when asked "Should  the community association  focus awareness of the issues  affecting this community and  take a more active role in  addressing local concerns?  Should the association be the  voice of the community?"  Seldom has an issue brought  out more members than this one.  Proof, once again, that this is a  ih caring, sharing community tlyU  ,will rally when the issues are  important. The meeting was  conducted with grace, style and  courtesy, thanks to the guidelines set down by president Jim  Smith.  A brief historical exhibit  done in a mural-like display  detailing the early days of Ihe  community association was presented by Margaret Pearson.  It showed old pictures, newspaper clippings, letters and petitions; numerous examples of  what people in this community  have done over the years to provide some of the perks we enjoy  today.  Perhaps it's time we took our  turn.  Congratulations  Congratulations to 10-year-  old Melissa Avdeeff who passed  her Grade 6 piano exam with  honours. Held by the Royal  Conservatory of Music, this is a  demanding exercise which  requires a lol of hard work and  Melissa came through with flying colours. A lot of people are  very proud of you.  There is to be an open forum  meeting on March 16 from 7 pm  to 9 pm at Ihe SIB Hall pertain-.  ing lo a sewage treatment plant .  on Band land regarding domestic housing effluent. Interested  parties are invited to attend.  PAC  The Parents Advisory council  (PAC) of Davis Bay elementary  school is asking for community  support for its silent  auction/garage sale which will  be held on Saturday, April 23  from 10 am to I pm in the  school gym.  This is their biggest fundrais  er of the year with all proceeds  going towards equipment for the  school.  It is to be a garage sale, bake  sale, plant sale and silent auction all rolled into one. Now is  the time spring cleaning begins,  a perfect opportunity for you to  discard those items you've been  wanting to get rid of. Tuck them  in a box and label them PAC.  No clothing please.  When you divide your perennials or start your seeds, put  some aside for the plant table.  The silent auction requires new  merchandise, crafts or gift certificates.  If you own a business and  donate tow��ds tfo^jileJfiA? is  offering free advertisingip their  newsletter. If you. are unable to  donate to any of the above, you  can bake a cake, squares, a pie  or whatever; anything and  everything is much appreciated.  For information regarding donalions call Greta at 885-5792. In  these days of budget cutbacks in  education, we can all help to  lighten the load a little by lending a hand.  In our time...  For Ihose of us who were  born before 1945, we have witnessed a myriad of changes and  much to our kids' astonishment,  we have survived. We were  born before television, penicillin, polio shots, frozen food,  plastic, conlacl lenses, Frisbees  and the pill.  We were before radar, credit  cards, split atoms, laser beams  and ballpoint pens; before panty  hose, dishwashers, clothes dryers, electric blankets, air conditioners, drip dry clothes and  before man walked on the  moon.  We got married first and then  lived together. How quaint can  you be?  In our time closets were for  clothes, not for,coming, out of.  , Bunnies were small rabbits and  rabbits weren't Volkswagens.  Designer jeans were scheming  girls named Jean or Jeanne, and  having a meaningful relationship meant getting along well  with your cousins.  This and more was passed on  to me by a friend, Josie, who  was given it by a lady from  Chicago.  Perhaps I can finish it next  week.  Healer  follows in  mother's  footsteps  Shawani Campbell Star will  be giving an introduction to her  Healing Path Workshop in the  Sechell Elementary library on  Wednesday, March 16.  The workshop itself presents a  clear definition of the parental  role, ways of healing dysfunctional family patterns, spiritual  principles by which to guide our  lives and raise our children and a  language of empowerment.  Shawani's mother was a  medicine woman, known as The  Healer, who spent her life working wilh people who were in a  state of physical, mental or emotional imbalance.  Gradually, Shawani too,  became a healer, working wilh  people to find the spiritual cause  of their physical imbalance.  Although much of her time is  now spent training others to conduct Healing Path workshops,  Shawani also works as a motivational speaker and spiritual counsellor. Her workshops range from  Woman Spirit which supports  women in their own personal  journeys, to Youth Empowerment Sessions, and cover subjects such as self-esteem, health  and healing. She teaches Rikki  and is involved in Release Wotk  as well.  Everyone is welcome to this  introduction, but a $5 donation is  requested from those who can  afford it. The two-hour session  starts at 7 pm. community  Coast News, March 14, 1994  halfmoon happenings  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  It is exciting to see our great  blue herons returning to their  nesting sites on Redrooffs and  busily preparing to raise families.  They are very noisy creatures  with harsh croaking sounds as  though they are angry with the  world, but it is a joy to watch as  they transport huge twigs and  branches to reinforce the nests  high up in the trees. By the time  late April arrives the noise will  be even greater when the young  are being fed. But it is a noise  that we feel privileged to hear.  Joanne Dickeson of the  Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre at  Halfmoon Bay was delighted to  receive a $1,000 grant from the  seniors' Catch the Spirit promotion. This is a much needed and  appreciated sum which could be  increased by the involvement of  many of our senior citizens in  helping raise funds for this very  worthy cause. Joanne also  reports that the X-ray machine  has now been hooked up as well  as a turtle hot tub. The project,  which seems to be taking a long  time to complete, is the log cabin  on the site, but this does involve  a lot of work and is entirely  dependent on volunteer help.  Maybe   now   with   spring  Hospice  training  scheduled  The next hospice training session is scheduled for April 9, 16  and 23. Prior to that, the Sunshine Coast Home Support Society will host an information night  on Wednesday, March 30 from 7  pm to 9 pm to inform all potential volunteers of the Society's  different volunteer services.  The hospice program is in its  seventh year on the Sunshine  Coast. Hospice provides support  .' land caw foripersons who are fac-  ��� "��� ing�� life^hreatening.illnessv have  -   alfcmtinai Illness oratttyfctg for  reasons other than disease.' Hospice provides support to families  during (he illness, at the time of  death, should death occur, and  following the death of a family  member.  On the Sunshine Coast there  is a group of women and men  who have volunteered to provide  care and support. There is no fee  for this service. Each volunteer  has successfully completed a 20-  hour training program and  screening process. Each is committed to ongoing training and  support. Volunteers visit in  homes, in the hospital and in care  facilities. They will stay a few  minutes, a few hours, or perhaps  all nighl, depending on the need.  Hospice volunteers are available at all stages of a life-threatening illness. When an individual or family chooses to call Hospice shortly after diagnosis, the  ' volunteer can provide ongoing  care and support throughout this  often difficult time. Hospice volunteers recognize that each person is an individual with individual needs, rights, customs,  beliefs.  Hospice is a program, not a  place. It functions in cooperation  with other other services provided in the community, it does not  replace them.  Other community resources  include home care nurses, physiotherapist, home support workers, respite workers, meals on  wheels, audio books, the medical  community, Ihe church communily, volunteer drivers and others.  Hospice has been on the  Coast since 1987. During that  time Bob and Martha Scales  have provided training for 75  Sunshine Coast residents.  For more information or to  make a referral, phone the Sunshine Coast Home Support Society at 885-5144.  Thought  for the day  We currently have the  ability and the resources to  effectively reduce our personal impact on the environment by 50 per cent.  �����arth Day Canada  approaching, there will be some  progress on this project.  Maritime Museum  Last week we paid our first  visit to the Maritime Museum in  the Molly's Reach complex in  Gibsons and were impressed by  the many interesting articles of  maritime history on display.  There must be many of you who  have ship's items around the  house which have some historic  value and which would add to  the collection on display. If you  are interested you could call 886-  9058 for more information.  Irish Night  This is Ihe last call for those  who would like to be part of a  good old St. Patrick's Day celebration at the Welcome Beach  Hall on Salurday, March 19.  Tickets are $5 and can be  reserved by calling Fred at 885-  9501 Pal at 885-9852 or Joyce  885-5946. They can also be  picked up in Sechelt al WL Travel across (rom the RCMP station.  If you have any news items or  comments you would like to  have included in this column,  please do not hesitate to call me  at 885-2418. Please leave your  number on the answering  machine if I am unable lo answer  when you call.  GIBSONS  CHRISTIAN BOOKS  2A-747 NORTH RD���  GIBSONS  Store Hours:  Mon. - Sat. 11-5  Fri. 11 - 7 Ph: 886-4748  50% OFF Selected  Giftware ��� Stationery  60% OFF Selected  T-Shirts ��� Sweatshirts  70% OFF Selected  Cassettes ��� CD's  CLEARANCE TABLE OF BOOKS  Come in and browse  LOGS  WANTED  TERMINAL  Forest Products Ltd.  Sunshine Coast Writers Forge annual writing contest winners,  left to right: Jan DeGrass, Eve Smart, Deanna Lueder, and Kay  Devenage. Missing winners are Maureen Foss and Roxanne  Gregory. Ruth Forrester photo  Competitive Prices  886-7033  Monday, March 14  (LIMIT ONE PER CUSTOMER)  I'll Hill 01.. lUtieU  |:m     ,        ?, -  h.  i.  1 LITRE  COKE 25*  RAM \SWEAJS?  logo A "e0- Z  spoiirs 1 sa*-6  Wts   I $A68  I-  (LIMIT ONE PER CUSTOMER)  3 PC.  BATHMAT  SET  $993  SUNLIGHT  8L  LAUNDRY  DETERGENT  $647  GARBLE  CAH  SPORTS  BAGS  $797  4"  TROPICALS  99*  si&*faj /WvP  $4&   \ $297  Get The Low Down Everyday!  the BARGAIN! shop  Qibsons Park Plaza ��� Store Hours  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Saturday = 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Thursday & Friday = 9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Sunday = 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.       886-3258  mm m  - 10  Coast News, March 14, 1994  35^PeactalsUyou ',? 7��J ,'he, m��'e fhar  Prices effective m��� Jn store tor Voi  Hour" ��� Sunda,  ERITflGE MARKET  . ���   , ���,,  ��. 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Peanut Butter  1.5 kg _���. you lav* 2.91  McCormick's Iruit oi  Toasted Blossoms  200 g you save .41  Normandte or assorted  Meteo Cookies  300 g you sav* 1.11  Puiex white  Bathroom Tissue  4 rol pkg you save .81  Scott unbleoched, (umbo  Paper Towels  2 rol pkg you sav* .67  Fraser Gold pi*c*s ft stems  Mushrooms  2S4 ml you sav* .51  Gr**n Giant mlx*d vegetables  Garden Medley  398 ml you sav* .51  Quaker ch*wy  Granola Bars  225 g you sav* .61  Quakar chocolate  Granola Dipps  200 g you sav* .71  Casa Fiesta  Tortilla Chips  400 g you sav* 1.21  Allstar Ballpark  Mustard  750 ml you sav* 61  Pride of the Woild  Lemon Juice  750 ml you sav* 61  lunch lot Punch  Fruit Drinks  3x250 ml you sav* 47  Jackson's ot Picadiiiy  Tea Bags  cannHter yousov* 101  Puritan  Meat Stews  480 g you sav* 97  Upton  Noodles V Sauce  approx 120 g you sav* 61  |28  358  3s8  |48  228  J38  l58  .78  .88  ]98  ]98  l78  l18  J68  .88  3s8  2��  .98  FROZEN  Hen*yd*w assorted  Fruit Drinks *7fi  3*1 ml you sav* .67 e ��� O  York  Meat Pies QQ  200g                      yousave 51 e��FO  Ragu Healthy Start or INek ri Chunky  Pasta Sauce  750 ml ���..you saw XX v  Puritan with beans  Hot Chili   r>^^^  425 g.. you save .61  Primo tomato ot  Pasta Sauces  680 ml you save .81  1��  l18  .88  Ubbys assorted  Pastas  398 ml you sav* .57  libby's assorted  Baked Beans OO  396 ml you save .51     lOO  Nescafe rich blend  Instant Coffee  200g you sav* i.7i  Mini Puddings -|98  4x142 g you sav* .77 X  Carnation regular or llghl  Coffee-Mate 078  500 g you save 1.21 *W  Kleenex "chubby" or flats  Facial Tissues  100's sav* up to .27  Vita MWs cereal  Raisin Bran  800 g you save 1.01  Robertson's assorted  Marmalades  250 ml you save .97  Jolly rime  Popping Corn r_fO  454 g you sav* .31     ��� f O  .68  298  ]88  McVHie's chocolate  Hob Nobs  250 g you sav* .91  McVitie's biscuits  Rich Tea  200 g you sav* .31  ]88  l18  McVHie's  Jaffa  150 g you save .87  Jaffa Cakes 188  DAIRY  Schneider's soft  Margarine  907 g you save 1.01  Ingetsol  Cheese Spread ��48  MO g you save 2.07    *���  Dairyland regular. 2%, 1%  Cottage Cheese 148  S00 g...._ you sav* .40      X  Olympic skim milk  Yogurts 3/168  175 g you sav* 1.47     X  Dolo tubs  Feta Cheese  400 g you sav* 1.67  a98  + MEAT  Cut from grad* A beef  Sirloin Tip  Roast  7.69/kg  3491b  Rib or loin and  Mod* in bur tow: Wi  Pure Betf Piffles    ��>49lb  5.49/kg ������.   .':-,;. ^  Fletcher's Valu Pack  BonfetessTfem.. ^*y<999 lb  6.59^...^,���.     ^r   *mt  Fletcher's  Sliced Bacon Ends  2 kg box   Fletcher's  Chicken or  Turkey Wieners      949 ea  375 g  m  ������-��� ���>������ i    ,:u~        Iiu    ���������  Schneider's    Kent Bacon 989 ea  500 g  md  Schneider's - by th* piece  Bologna 1991b  4.39/kg  X  Grimm's  KolbasaRing Q29ea  Freybe ��� 4 vortatW*  Liver Sausage 189 ea  Black Forest Ham  or Honey Ham 159  sliced, 100 g  X  With or without garlic  Roast Beef 159  sliced. 100 g  X  Smoked or regular  Chicken 199  sliced, 100 g  X  Bavarian Meatloaf       QQ  sliced, 100 g  e��7tr  Mud  Capicolli  sliced, 100 g...  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The money, proceeds from the Rotary Cash Calendar  sales, represents one third of the dub's $25,000 commitment to the  SCCS's 'Children's Room' project Joel Johnstone  by Deanna Lueder, 885-7365  Spring break is coming up  very soon now and there will be  lots of school children looking  for something to do, especially if  rainy weather keeps them  indoors.  If you have children, consider  enrolling them in any one of several activity and arts programs  being offered at Rockwood Centre, 885-2522 and at the Arts  Centre 885-5412. Rockwood is  featuring a Children's Fair on  March 23 and 24. The Ails Centre, in addition to other programs,  will be presenting the Young  People's Own Art Show on display beginning March 16. This is  a colourful display of the wotk of  Sunshine Coast artists and the  quality is amazing. Drop in, even  if you don't have a young artist  in your family; you'll enjoy the  variety and talent.  Contest winners  The Winners of the Writers'  Forge annual writing contest  were announced and their works  read out at the March meeting of  the Forge. Winners were Irom all  along the Sunshine Coast. Con  gratulations to the following  prize winners in the non-fiction  category: first, Maureen Foss;  second, Kaye Duvenage and  third, Roxanne Gregory. Congratulations as well to the winners in the fiction category: first,  Jan DeGrass; second, Deanna  Lueder, third, Eve Smart. These  winning stories as well as other  worthy entries will be published  in the upcoming edition of Sun-  coaster Magazine. It will be for  sale through Forge members and  al local bookstores,  Financial woes  Because of recent publicity  regarding the financial straits of  the Sunshine Coast Wildlife  Rehabilitation Centre, a concerned local group has come  through for the centre. The  Sechelt Gun Club recently donated $300 to the centre with  promises of more to come.T��V"  hope other groups will also consider a donation. Spring break  would be a good time to take the  kids and tour the centre and  make a contribution. A tour really does re-focus our awareness of  the vulnerability of wildlife,  especially when they live in close  quarters with all of us.  The ladies auxiliary lo branch  140 of the Royal Canadian  Legion Sechelt is planning an  enormous spring flea market to  be held at the legion on Sunday,  April 10 from 10 am to 2 pm.  There will be lots of items for  sale as well as a table of baked  goods, a white elephant sale and  refreshments.  You can rent a table for only  $5 and sell your items or crafts.  Phone Joan at 885-4607 or  Shirley at 885-5611 for details  and to book a table.  Don't forget  Don't forget to stop in at the  Trail Bay Mall on this Friday or  Saturday, March 18-19 to attend  the spring knitting and craft sale  of the Sunshine Coast branch of  j Save The Children Fund of  Ifou can cap one of these two  days by going to live theatre,  guaranteed to be more exciting'.  lhan television reruns. Sunshine  Coast playwright Caitlin Hicks  and director Gord Halloran will  be presenting a new play,  Pender climber to  speak on Nepal trek  Pender Harbour nonagenarian  Eric Brooks will address The  Pender Harbour Wildlife Society's regular monthly meeting on  Tuesday, March 15. He will present his slides and talk about his  recent trip to Nepal.  Brooks has been mountaineering since 1923 wilh the Alpine  Club of Canada.Brooks has a  group, the Nepal School Projects,  which builds schools for villages  in ihe Himalayas. In November,  he accompanied the group to a  very remote area 100 miles  southwest of Katmandu for the  opening of a new school.  This area, off the beaten  trekking path, was ravaged by  floods and landslides last year.  Four hundred people were lost as  well as all their crops and animals.  Rare pictures will be shown  accompanied by interesting  descriptions of life in a part of  Nepal most people will never see.  Brooks' talk begins at 7:30 pm  Tuesday, March 15 at the Pender  Harbour senior secondary school.  The public is welcome to attend.  Bring your own mug; refreshments will be served and a draw  will be held. The regular short  business meeting follows the  guesl speaker.  WANTED  W//SB0RTS  NEWS  ���J3>  Attention Coaches  and Team Managers - if  you have a sports story,  event, or personality, we'd  like to cover it. Call Ian  Cobb or Don Anderson  at the Coast News.  886-2622 or 885-3930  By Jon  McRae  INVESTING IN  REAL ESTATE  Many people who play the  real estate investment game  are doing very well these  days. The potential for  income, appreciation and  possible tax savings makes  investment property  especially attractive.  Before you decide to Invest in  real estate, it is important to  get professional advice. You  may want to start with a  personal financial advisor  who can help you set your  investment goals. Then your  realtor can help you select a  competitively priced property  that meets these goals; and he  or she can answer questions  about why a particular  property is a solkl invesuncnt.  What features would make II  easy lo renl' What kind of  maintenance expenses are  you likely to incur? What will  your cash flow be, and how  will the tax savings affect tlie  bottom line? While we cannot  predict how much a  particular property will  appreciate, we can give you  the history of price trends on  the Sunshine Coast & the  reasons why certain  properties will appreciate  faster than olhets.  If you are looking for a solid  investment conlact  Jon McRae  at  NRS Gibsons Realty  886-2277 (office)  886-3999 (home).  Singing The Bones, at 8 pm on  the March 18 and 19 at Rockwood Centre. Tickets are available at the door, at Talewind  Books and can be reserved by  calling 885-2522.  ART  PROJECTS  GRETA  GUZEK  A Program for 13 -16 year o\it  I 6 Monday eveninss 6pm-8pm  f April 4th-May 9th -12 students max  ��� Cost $65 (most materials included)  f At Frank West Community Room - Gibsons  (next to Cedar Grove Elementary)  ��� Phone to resisted Greta - 886-3798  On Simmons Quality  SlMMONS*  REWTYSLEEF  Interactive  Support System  SIMMONS'  Beaufyrest  Independent-Action  Support System  Inside ihe Simmons Beautysleep mattress is a  premium quality open-coil construction that  provides exceptional comfort, durability and  support for unsurpassed value.  VA  XLilE  Inside the Simmons Beaufyrest mattress is the  unique, patented Contour-Flex' pocket-coil  construction. For the ultimate in comfort, durability  and support. And lhat puts the Beautyrest system  in a class all on its own.  quaIIty  Simmons has a quality sleep product  to suit every comfortand support  preference, and every individual budget.  * T.M. Simmons I.P. Inc. Registered User Simmons Canada Inc.  COUNTRY**"'  wmm Sechelt       ^  ���     mi ��� ������ ��� ^^���M **uw      .*a\*e*M*aamma\*a am maw  Best Value! Best Selection! Best Quality! Best Service!  You made us the leader in furniture & appliances on the Sunshine Coast  5605 Sunshine Coast Hwy., Sechelt ��� 885-5756  11 -j "-  --iuM  aeaaarn 12  Coast News, March 14, 1994  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the District of Sechelt has initiated amendment or received application(s) to amend Zoning Bylaw 25,  1987 and Official Community Plan Bylaw 22, 1987.  Subject 1:     Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 25-49,1993  Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 22-35. 1994  That Lot 8,Block 9, District Lot 303 and 304, Plan 7483 located at 5648 Wharf  Street and identified on the map attached as Schedule "A" to Bylaws No. 25-49  and 22-35, be rezoned from Residential 2 (R-2) to Commercial 4 (C-4) - so as to  permit the development of a commercial operation known as "Sechelt  Fireplaces."  COMMERCIAL  L.303  Schedule "A"  District of Sechelt  Zoning Bylaw  No. 25 - 49,1993  Rezoning from R2 to C4  Schedule "A"  District of Sechelt  Official Community Plan  Amendment Bylaw  No. 22 - 35,1994  Subject 4:     Official Community Plan Amendment  Bvlaw No. 22-34.1993  i) That the text of the Official Community Plan be amended to provide for the  implementation of a storm sewer system development cost chanje and a  road construction and improvements development cost charge. Council  intends to create Development Cost Charge Bylaws in an effort to provide  financing for a storm sewer system and for new road construction and  improvements.  Road Development Cost Charges will apply throughout the District of  Sechelt. Storm Sewer Development Cost Charges will only apply to those  areas as outlined on Schedules 'El' (3 sheets), below. j    i  ii) That the text of the Official Community Plan be augmented to promote  affordable housing, rental housing, and special needs housing in accordance  with sound planning principles.  A  DISTRICT OF SECHELT  Bvlaw No. 22-34.   1993  ^*am\r  Schedule El  2 ol S  PiUWOMd    PttOMd Storm  Swfrfa* i- Official Community Plan Amendment Rylaw No. 22 37,  1994  That Lot 8, Block 9, District Lot 304, Plan 7483 as above be designated as and  become part of Development Permit Area 6 (Downtown Business and Services  Trade Area) so that Development Permit Area 6 will be amended as shown on  Schedule "B" to Bylaw 22-37.  Subject 3;     Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 25-70,1993  That part of Lot A, District Lot 1438, Plan 7472 located on Sechelt Inlet  Road and identified on the map attached as Schedule 'A' to Bylaw 25-70 be  rezoned from Commercial 3 (C-3) to Residential 3 (R-3) - which will  permit the development of a hotel, apartment, and marina complex.  PLAN TO ACCOMPANY REZONING APPLICATION OF  PABT OF LOTA.   Q.L.   143B.   PL^N 7472. $��  "\    l  Vj  &  DISTRICT Of SECHELT  Bylaw No. 22-34. 1993  \*r  Schedule Et  1 at 3  rreeeeee Photoo ite'm  S��*0' Srtlfn  A  DISTRICT OF SECHELT  Bylow No.  22-34.  1993  ***��**  Schedule El  1   ol  J  O'ouo.ea PnoMd tteffl!  St.e. Sv.l.m  Continued on page 13  , ���-.a  a  ,.....���������� .�� j -     < -��� Coast News, March 14,1994  13  community  by Frank Roosen, 883-2920  Last Wednesday was a big  day for residents of the Sunshine  Coast ��� when the head brass of  BC Ferry Corporation visited  our sacred shores.  I was not invited, but I'm  sure that we were well represented and by the time you read  this chapter it might be all old  news. We can only hope that it  will be good.  Did they wait in Horseshoe  Bay the same as we all have to  do, or did they take the same  easy way out as Moe Sihota?  Robbery  The Bargain Barn is operated  by the clinic auxiliary for the  benefit of all residents in the  Pender Harbour/Egmont area.  On Jan. IS the facility was not  opened yet after the holiday season but some good Samaritan  left a stove and fridge there.  They were in excellent condition.  Someone else helped themselves to these appliances.  Because they were in such good  shape, there were many  inquiries for them.  As yet no one has offered to  pay for them, so it would be  appreciated if the recipient/borrower would make a substantial  donation to the clinic auxiliary  Bargain Barn. The Harbour  Spook has put a whammy on  these appliances whereby the  stove will blow up and the  fridge will explode if payment is  not received by the end of the  month. So there you have it.  An anonymous donation  addressed to the Harbour Spook  will release the whammy.  Thursday, March 24 will be  Dollar Bag Day again at the BB  as will be every fourth Thursday  coming up.  Science awards  These were held on Tuesday  March 8 and it is quite amazing  what our teens put together.  Quite a few will make it to the  Vancouver Science Competition  and perhaps from there to the  nationals.  As space is limited I can only  report the first prizes. Science 8:  first, Michele Zacharias; second,  Irene Malcolm and Stuart Malcolm; third, Ryan Reagh and  Chris Ford. Science 9: first,  Scarlett Hunt; second, Shannon  Gibson; and third, Jason Knox.  Science 10: first, Rolf Harrison;  second, Neven Cameron and  Kelly Williams; third, Andrea  Joss; fourth, Julia Forward and  Nancy Thompson; fifth, Heather  McKay and Allyah Charbonneau.  Science 11 and 12 Computer  Science: first class: Brad Cotter  with 'Famous Scientists';  Amber Nelsen and Kristine  Reagh with 'Name That Tune';  Steve Wharton and Jesse  Zacharias 'Evolution of Com  puters.' Second class: Gerry  Gooldrop with 'Up the Creek';  Steve Marton with 'Pender Har-  ogmont news  bour Casino'. Third class: Krys-  tal Craig with 'Ball Game'.  This is certainly a very  impressive list of competitors  from this area. Good luck to you  all and also to the runners up.  by Maureen Parrott, 883-9189  Bird song and clear skies  lately could almost convince  one that spring is here. Ruffed  grouse are growing fat on new  buds ��� probably from our fruit  trees, but what the hey. Watching the 'fool hens' is as much  fun as harvesting the fruit.  Fine weather brought an old-  timer back to Egmont. Brian  Takai and his wife drove Brian's  parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nobo  Takai, up from the city to visit  friends such as Lela Griffith.  Nobo and his brother, Yukio,  worked at their parents' store  and fish-buying station here  from the '30s until 1941, when  all people of Japanese extraction  on the BC coast were moved to  internment camps in the Interior.  North Lake residents will be  sorry to hear of the passing of  Ann Satterthwaite.  In the late '60s Ann and her  husband Joe cleared land and  built a summer home, the first  on the northwest shore of the  lake.  Gus and Eileen Havisto were  the next to settle nearby. A few  years ago the Satterthwaites sold  to Margo and Dave Harrison  from Langley.  The handsome red 1956 or  '57 Pontiac at Bathgate's  belongs to one of their tenants,  logger Ben Miller, residing in  Jack and Marilyn Bathgate's old  house.  The TV station which interviewed John Seabrook and his  Cosmic Cutlery has sent him a  copy of the short feature they  made.  I mean short: four hours taping turned into two minutes and  27 seconds of program. Next  time we have a social event let's  set up a VCR and see it. Got any  Egmont videos of your own?  This could be an event.  Congratulations Erin Fearn  on your PHSS Science Fair display about ultra-violet radiation  and how we can protect ourselves. That's an important message, especially in sunny you-  know-where.  Continued from page 12  NOTICE OF PUBUC HEARING   Subject 3: Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 22-36.1994  That the present road network plan as show on Schedule 'C, be deleted and replaced with a revised road network plan as shown on Schedules  'C-l', 'C-2', 'C-3', C-4' and 'C-5' below.  ^SMPMSrr  z  errrua. CBtAAMTr ham  las   TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a Public Hearing for the purpose of hearing all  persons who believe their interest in property is affected by the proposed  bylaws is scheduled as follows:  Date:      March 30,1994  Time!     7:00 p.m.  Place:     Rockwood Centre - Annex  5511 Shomecliffe Road, Sechelt, B.C.  The foregoing is a synopsis of the bylaws only, rather than an interpretation.  Written submissions regarding the proposed bylaw will also be received. These  submissions may be submitted at the public hearing or should be received in  the District of Sechelt Municipal Hall, 5545 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt, BC, VON 3A0,  (facsimile number - 885-7591) forty-eight hours prior to the hearing. No further  information or representations can be considered by the Council after the  Public Hearing is terminated.  The bylaws may be inspected at the District of Sechelt Municipal Hall during  office hours, Monday through Friday, excepting holidays, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Telephone enquiries should be directed to the Planning Department of the  District of Sechelt at 885-1986.  Michael P. Vaughan, Municipal Clerk  on behalf of Council of the District of Sechelt  _______m. 14  Coast News, March 14, 1994  nail & 7let>ijk> ft* lAct&Ua  ^  Unisex Hair Design  Gel & Acrylic Nails  sW Brenda's Cuts 'n' Curls'  open Mon-Sat 9-5  851 Highway 101, Gibsons  b    ___  886-4805  sports  T,,*,.m*r,,m^,���^ I  I    Thk Best Burgers on the Coast cm  I    and erijo^hj^jWST HI  Order your choice of our burgers and enjoy a free  medium soft drink when you present this coupon  I  886-; 7��2  ggwaUUU Takrobmrd^Also J  k ^m mm mm mm MM ��������� ���^" ^  The start of the annual April Fool's Day run has been reversed from last year, so runners will take their marks In Sechelt       File photo  Walking an April Fool's race option  If you're not using it...  why not sell it in the  Coast News Classifieds?  London Optical  WE MAKE YOU LOOK GOOD  Conic In & see our extensive selection  of fashion eyewear and accessories.  Mention this ad for a 15% Discount  Thursday, March 1 7 from  Thursday, March 24 1 lam-5pm  at Sechelt Medical Clinic on Inlet Ave     885*2257  by Darah Hansen  Hearty half-marathoners are  still being hailed to participate in  the 16th annual April Fool's run  across Ihe Sunshine Coast.  Bul, with only three weeks  left to train, experienced runners  are advising armchair athletes  against signing up for the full 22-  kmmn.  "To run the half marathon  now, you should already be a  runner," says Rieta Hanson, five-  time marathon runner and Gibsons fitness instructor.  Hanson said people still considering entering the full April  Fool's run, scheduled to go  ahead April 10, should have a  good base of training under their  bell. That means running at least  three times a week for the last  few months. Hanson recommends building up stamina  before attempting the distance.  "You should be able to run 10  miles comfortably," she says.  But Hanson adds she's loath  to put anyone off from trying.  For someone who is not in  running form but is in relatively  good shape and has made some  kind of steady commitment to  exercise over the past few  months, Hanson thinks it possible to go the full 22 km distance  ��� "If you don't mind being a little stiff afterwards."  She further urges people not  lo discount the fitness potential  of the 10 km walk which has for  the first time been included in  this year's April Fool's event.  "There are a lot of recreational walkers out there...This gives  them something to work  towards." Hanson, herself an  experienced marathoner, says  she's run the course from Sechelt  to Gibsons several times and  considers it a good challenge.  "There are some mighty  hills," she says, noting in particular the one at the end of Lower  Road past the cemetery.  Slower runners can expect to  spend over two hours on the  road. Faster, more competitive  athletes can complete it in just  over one hour.  Hanson says it's important to  keep the goal of finishing in  mind throughout the course but  that doesn't mean a runner can't  have fun. She calls herself a  "social runner" and suggests participants link up with others of  the same pace to chat and pass  the time. That advice may not be  right for everyone, she says.  More serious runners may just  want to focus their minds, "clock  off miles and go for it."  Do whatever feels right, she  says. "Enjoy it....that's all you  need for fitness."  Local pistol shooters make their mark  OPTICAL PRESCRIPTIONS FILLED ��� REPAIRS ��� ADJUSTMENTS  Just  moved?  Bride  to be?  Call ut for    Secheh - Knth S��-SM7    ^/ELCOME'^P^  your FREE    Gfeoas-Carole Mi-XM  gift*6 Sechell (biMa only)  In/orwuuto*.   MU��M��3380  Wagon  f f Since 1930  PLAY BALL !  ���BALLS  UNIFORMS  If it's baseball equipment  yau need - we've got itl  Local pistol shooters Ryan Kan-  gas, Allan Harding and David Harding, along with two shooters from  ihe inlerior, Shannon Ingersol and  Kim Eagles, attended the 1994  Crosman Airgun Championships  Feb. 25-27 in Hull, Quebec.  Accompanied by their coach Karl  Maerihe. Ihe three Gibsons juniors  who practice at the Gibsons  Wildlife Club managed to produce  some reasonable scores. ,  Allan Harding received a bronze  medal in the 21 and under clasi and  placed 17th overall out of 101 liin-  pelilors from Canada, USA, Korea,  China and Japan.  Ryan Kangas and Allan Harding  received a gold medal'as the junior  team, and also broke the junior team  record. All medals were presented  by 1984 Olympic gold medalist in  shooting, Linda Thorn. Although  , David Harding did not receive a  medal he shot well overall. The  three juniors will be at the upcoming provincial championships in  Richmond, BC.  Crosman air pistol shooters, from left to right, Ryan Kangas, Allan Harding, David Harding  of the Sunshine Coast, with Shannon Ingersol. Photo submitted  Vancouver Rowing Club paddle-whacks Pigs  Get warmed up with Him .April Fools's Run  FRONTRUNNERS  GIBSONS PARK PLAZA. * UIH. 1100 Hwy   101, Gibsons  HHt, -1830    Tues     S.it    10 00    S 30  by Ian Cobb  Hampered by injuries and  roster problems, Ihe Gibsons  Pigs Rugby Club slipped in its  own sty March 6 while playing  the Vancouver Rowing Club  (VRC) at Langdale Elementary  School.  With the 31-19 loss, the  Pigs' formerly spotless Vancouver Rugby Union record dipped  to 15 wins and three losses.  Club representative Ray Dow  said he didn't "want to make"  excuses" but the club has been  bitten by the injury bug Ihe pasl  month and several players are  finding their playing schedules  colliding with work schedules.  VRC jumped into an early  first half 12-0 lead by making  the most of creating overlaps  out lo the wing and making the  most of the open field allowed  by Ihe Pigs.  The Pigs eventually adjusted  '/stillthink we  can beat them'  -Kay Dow  to counter VRC's strategy and  started to turn the game around.  By kicking the ball down-  field for position, the Pigs  tagged the ball  onto the VRC  15-metre   line    ������������������  and then, during  a scrum, the ball  was popped up  and under across  the  goal  line  where stand-off  Bill Henderson    _______  battled several  defenders and  latched onto the ball while it  was still in the air and  set it  down for a try.  The Pigs closed the half off  with a similar play.  This time, however, after the  ball was kicked downfield lo the  Rowers five-metre line, Ihe Pigs  were awarded a free kick.  Opting instead to run a  penalty play, the Pigs faked a  lob lo the forwards and swung  the ball out to the backs. Again,  stand-off Henderson snagged  the ball and galloped into the end  ������    zone fof a ^  Thanks to the  extreme angle,  kicker Dave Strom  was unable to  make the kick and  the first half ended        12-12.  With momentum on their side,  the Pigs continued to back the  larger but slower Rowers into  their end and another try was  nailed after a VRC winger bob-  bled the ball during a scrum and  the Pigs hopped on il in a far  side of the end zone.  Strom made no bones about  his chance this time and tagged  the extra-points kick from an  extreme angle lo push the Pigs  into a 19-12 lead.  Unfortunately, wilh Ihose  points, Ihe Pigs were full.  "We let up and I think their  game plan helped," Dow said of  the Pigs allowing VRC back  into the game.  Using their bigger pack to  their advantage and slowing the  game down, the Rowers pulled  hard on Iheir oars and stormed  back with three unanswered  tries to steal the game away  again from the Pigs.  At press time the Pigs are  taking on Ihe Scribes in Vancouver and on March 20,  they're back home lo take on  their heated rivals, the Capilanos.  "I still think we can beat  them" Dow said of the team that  knocked the Pigs out of first  place with a 10-0 defeat Feb.  20.  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HI 3c  MOSSY ROCK  Roberts Creek. 1 1/4 acre at end  of cul-de-sac. Future subdivision  potential. $125,000.886-8691.  #15c  1125 Roberts Creek Road, older 2  bdrm. log home on prime 1/2 acre  No GST, $132,000. BBS-3720*13w  1    Homes &  Properly  6037 Park View Place. West Porpoise Bay. 3 bdrm. 2 baths on  main, room tor growth in walk-out  basement. Features economical  gas heat and hot water. Almost 1/2  acre, has some mature trees.  Treat your family to Ihis brand new  home lor only $169,900 incl. GST.  Call builder now! 986-8445. Open  House Sals. I-3 pm. #12c  1/2 acre view lot, Vista Fjord  Estates, Gibsons. Oilers lo  $175,000.(905)508-6911.  f12c  Sechelt village, attractive family  home in super convenient location,  haidwood floors, work-saving  kilchen, bright and airy, landscaped with decks, cedar workshop. $162.500.885-0270.  f12c  N  ERROR  RESPONSIBILITY  PLEASE CHECK YOUR AD  ON THE FIRST DAY IT APPEARS  Advertisers are asked lo listen carefully as all ads  placed by telephone are completely read back  verifying requested classification, start dale,  number of insertions and a copy content.  We take extreme care lo avoid typographical  errors, however, in the evenl of an error, we are  responsible only for the firsl incorrect insertion of  an ad. We do nol assume any responsibility for  any reason for an error in an ad beyond the cosl  of the ad itself.  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IB  Marine  26  Wanted to Rent  29  Mobile Homes  27'  Weddings*  Motorcycles  Music  28  13  Engagements  Work Wanled  ���  36  off YOU*  ftps  At any of our convenient  Friendly  ���i People Places �����  DEADLINE IS 3:00 PM THURSDAY  In Pender Harbour  AC BUILDING SUPPLIES  Francis Peninsula Place 883-9551  MARINA PHARMACY  Pender Harbour Centre 883-2888  In Halfmoon Bay  B &J STORE 885-8555  In Roberts Creek  ROBERTS CREEK GENERAL STORE 883-3400  DEADLINE IS NOON FRIDAY  In Sechelt  THE COAST NEWS  5521 Cowrie Street 885-3930  In Gibsons  THE COAST NEWS  537 Cruice Lane (behind Dockside Pharmacy)  886-2622  The smiling SUIT of the Roberts Creek General Slore  will happily take your classified ad, because it's one  of our fri< i.dly people places!  Homes &  Property  Homes &  Property  PENDER HARBOUR REALTY LTD.  Box 98, Madeira Park, B.C. 883-9525  MERRILL RD.,  FRANCIS PENINSULA $179,900  New 2 level home on 1/2 acre plus in rapidly  developing subdivision wilh restrictions in place to  protect your investment. Split entry to main floor wtth  kitchen, dining area, living room with wood stove, 3  bedrooms and 1-1/2 baths. Lower floor is partly  finished wilh utility and 3rd bath roughed-ln and 3  rms to linish as you wish. Home is 2080 sq. ft. total  plus 12'x26' attached garage, Situated on lot for  privacy. No GST.  Details with Carol Reid. 883-2320  13422 LEE ROAD, $359,000  View Home on 2 acres in prestigious LEE BAY  ESTATES. Home Is 2 years new. Main level is  approx 2300 sq. It. has 2 bedrooms, 2 lull balhs,  utility rm, open living-din areas with skylltes & vaulted  ceilings, quality Jenn-Air kitchen appliances, pantry,  large decks, attached 2 car garage with workshop -  600 sq. It. lower level has separate entry with own  deck, 3 pc balhs, is ideal lor guest room, studio or In-  law-suite. The spot Is quiet & private, has a westerly  exposure with a view that Is hard to beat or lind!!!  Details with Jeanette Pam, 883-2529  1.   Homes &  Properly  Prestigious W. Sschslt  by owner quality cuslom built,  beautilul, Jinish Colonial. 4 yis.  young. 3 bdrm 31/2 baths, ollice,  finished bsmt. Haidwood floors on  main level, lovely kitchen w/panlry  Window coverings, lots ol closet  space 8 storage. Prol. landscaped,  I sunny 1/2 acre. Easy care, lol tor  ! privacy. Custom buill fence Dble.  | garage, security system, low Hydro  ' cost thru 'Elect. Plus' ptogtam.  Some view - won't lasl at  $258.800.885-5659. f 12w  Christopher, Jeanelle and Tarah  ate pleased lo welcome their  beautilul baby sister, Tylyn Marie,  born February 8,1994, weighing 9  lbs 2 oz. Proud parents are Trevor  & Kristi Pike. Also thrilled are  grandparents Tony t Lynne Pike  and Bob & Meri Anstead, aunts,  uncle, cousins. fl tc  3. Obituaries  BOULTON: Francis James passed  away March 8, 1994 at Totem  Lodge. Survived by his daughter  Wendy Allen, son-in-law Robin;  grandchildren Lisa and Tania.  Numerous Iriends and family In  England. Service will be held at  Seaview Cemelary, March 18 al  12 noon.. #llc  7.   Announcement  II 7.   Announcement  113. Music  Cameo Singles Club. Crib, luncheons, potluck dinners, dancing,  hikes, camping. Call lor info 886-  0954 or 885-5384. tfn  7. Announcements  3/4 acre treed, quiet, ocean view,  small cabin, services. Wilson  Creek. $98.000.885-5846. #15w  Retirement or starter homes,  $56,500 and up. 886-7309. f12w  ff&H NATIONAL  Investigating A  Real Estate Career?  Need assistance with  the Real Estate  Pre-Licensing Course?  (Rcglxntion (or next claps  Is April i, 1994)    '  Call Rob Gill  Sales Manager  NRS. Sechelt Realty  885-2235  "We%((ef~  GARY WHITE  886-8107 ��� 1-351-4380  By ownet: Excellent buy, view W.  Sechelt, 2 bdrm. up, 1 down, 2  baths, 2 FP, rec. room, new oa pet  i paint, hot lub, sauna, i bl.  garage, beauliful landsc.  $210,000.885-4431 aft. 6pmil1w  4 bdrm lamily home w/1 bedroom  suite, W. Sechell. Qood Investment. $163,900 Obo. 885-5764 st  ELUN BESSO  TRAGER  ��  *_^' Release tension  _�����   and emotional  -���**   blocks in a safe  nurturing environment.  Specializing in  Women's Health  886-4274  Commercial lot across trom medical building, $95,000.985-0412.  ss  New 1 bdrm cabin, 'move" to your  property. Plumbed, wired and insulated. Fridge, stove and extras.  Just move in 886-2751 Mike f19c  Roberts Creek private sale, acre  and house with in-law suile or  rental. 886-2329. ��13c  ANDERSON REALTY  FREE  CATALOGUE  5686 Cowrie SI. Box 1219  Ssctwlt. BC , VON 3A0  445-3211 FAX eS5-21M  Van Toll Fiee SM-SOIS  RI-AI.TORS  Do you want to join  a team which  believes in:  ��� Quality Service  ��� Quality  Salesmanship  ���In a great location  ���While earning  100%commision'  Call Nick Proach for  a confidential  interview.  885-0505  Coastwtde Realty  Ocean view lol. Sandy Hook.  Sechell. Spectacular view of  Sechell Inlet, 90x180' Water,  power. cablevWon at lot kne. 942-  5098 or 885-2213. ��14w  TECTIMA DESIGN  7��ttf $*eiatt*At  OISMN AND MARINO  MRVKIS  PH. 4*6-7722  Lot 71, Merrill Crescent, Pender  Harbour. Ready lo build, septic in,  financing. 883-9597. ss  Five wooded acres, Langdale  area. Creek & some view,  $135,000 firm. No agents at all!  886-4714 sa  COSTARICA  3 serviced 1 hectare farm lots bordered by a tropical park, swimming  river, view, mins. to Pacific white  sand beaches, $26,500. Owner,  885-5157. sa  For Sale By Owner - Hallmoon  Bay, 3 bdtm. panabode house plus  cabin on parklike 1/2 acre lot. F/P,  woodstove. 1 and 1/2 balhs, 2  decks, near school and Sargenls  Bay. Asking $198,000.885-5944.  ss  3 bdrm. modular w/new colonial  addition and new cedar decks on  landscaped 1/2 acre, prime  Redrooffs location. $139,500 885-  3374. ss  ROBERTS CREEK  4 bdrm. home with hardwood and  slate floor throughout on private  .67 acre. Two car garage, workshop and potential revenue/in-law  suite. Zoned R2 $259,000 pleats  call 885-2253. no agents       ss  Beautiful Madeira Ptrti  by owner. Unique 2 bdrm, 2 bath  home on nice treed lot, with some  mountain view, large wood shed.  Completely 1 prof remodelled  in/out. lovely brand new kitchen. 2  balconies |1 covered). 1 palio,  large loll, surtloorn. storage room,  elec 47or wood heat. Ouality wall  to wall t blinds. Immediate possession possible. Wont last long al  $133,800,885-5659 f12w  The. Arts Council Junque (Junk)  Sale will recycle your "unwanted  treasures.' Call 885-2395 or 885-  6072 tor further inlormation f13c  SPRING BREAK  RIDING CUNIC  March 21-23  Come and hava lun learning Ihe  basics ol English riding in a three-  day clinic at Fairway Stables. Children and adults welcome. Expeiienced certilied English coach.  Phone early lor registration 885-  5423. ��12c  ARTISANS CRAFTS PEOPLE  S.C. Arts Cenlte Summer Craft  Fait, Aug. 13 S 14. Applications  now ready. Phone Sandra 886  8261,886-4863 f14c  GREAT LOCATION, Beach Ave.  great potential .7 acres of rural  Roberts Creek. Chaim plus cute  and cozy cottage, renovated. No  agents. 885-0991. *12w  Level 1/2 acre corner lot Mossy  Rock Road, Roberls Creek.  $102,000 sale by ownet, no agents  please. Message 8654877. ��i 3w  $  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  WORK!  EASTER  CRAFT  SUPPLIES  Mary's Variety  Open every day  ���������-���077  837Gower Pt. Rd.  Qibsons landing  Dolphin Physiotherapy Centre  (across trom the RCMP) in Sechell  is pleased to announce new hours:  Monday and Thursday, 8am-6pm;  Tues., Wed. & Fri., 8am-2pm.  Katie Angermeyer, M.Sc. physiotherapist. By appl. 865-2969.  Movement is our specially, mic  Planned Parenthood needs volunteers to work In our clinic. A medical, educational or social work  background helpful but nol manda  toty. Training ptogtam April  15116. Leave name and number  at 885-7770. lift  Spring Break  March 18 ��� 27  SALE  10 - 50%oH  on in-stock merchandise  Coast Books 277 Gower Pt.Rd  Gibsons Lending 886-7744  UNE DANCING  ROBERTS CREEK HALL  COAST COUNTRY DANCE  CLUB  Starts March 29 - Thursdays,  Beginners 7-8pm, Intermediate  8:1S 915pm 8 classes $30, drop-  in $6. Info: 686-7372 or 886-3977.  f13w  MARY KAY  To discover Ihe new you, call  Yvonne at 886-4643 lor your  FREE makeover and octal. #18w  APRIL FOOLS RUN  22 km hall marathon and telay  and 10 km walk. Sechelt to Gibsons. Proceeds to Children's Hospital. Join us on the beautiful Sunshine Coasl. Only a 40 minute  ferry tide ftom Hotseshoe Bay.  Sunday. Aptil 10. Registration  inlormation call Front Runners.  886-4830. #14w  REFLEXOLOGY AND/OR  ACUPRESSURE  Relieves sttess 4 tension. Call  /Weigh: 866-9234. f13w  TK RlMAMtKD FAMILY  6 Group Sessions  WIIN  MARY LANG man*  THII HOW Will LOOK AT THI  CtUUIMU MCIMC ���IHARRIIO  MHIUII MO TIACM CUIDIUNII  THAT CAN rOITIA NATURAL  PARINTt', IHPfAUNTS', ANO  CMIIOMNC AOJUITMINT TO THI  NIW fAHILT IITUATION.  Thursdays 7.-00 - S:00 ha  March 17th  for information ano inhouhint  call 886-8144  LOSE WEIGHT NOW!  Reduce celiulite inches on stomach, hips, thighs, elc. Gain tremendous energy and vitality, accom-  plish more - feel great! 100% nalural, Chinese herbs. Your success  is guaranteed. Can loday lot more  inlormation Body Trim Herbalife  Dlst., 885-4762. fltc  or oflice  MAI  NM40I  Pager* 1-97*6885 ot  Ftoberl �� IQAQteons 866-3487  Spring Fling Craft Fair, Sat., April  16,10 - 3 pm, Indian Band Hall  Entertainment. Grand Prize Table  rental, Delia 685-4882.      f12c  Neighbourhood Wlldflowers -  Roadside seeding program available. Make your street come into  lull colour this summer Into 886-  7372. #t1w  UNDERWATER HOCKEY  Fridays. 7:30 pm. co-ed, drop-in,  $5. New players welcome. Inlo:  866-7372 #11*  BODY THERAPY  Cheryl combines Swedish and Shiatsu to free circulation and bring  peace - Irom Ihe heart Now al Ihe  Landing Halt Salon. Introductory  1st 1/2hr.$10 886-3916   ��12w  Adult children of Alcoholics or dysfunctional lamilies please can 886  3849 or 885-4622 for help,     nc  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  885-8206.24 hour line tin  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  Al home or at wotk. one on one. or  a group Call Jeff 866-8095   tfns  STEPPING STONES..  Shadow Baux Lane  Visit us at the cutest little  store in Sechell  885-8922  Congratulations lo Ericka, Dan and  Trevis lor earning their Chief  Scout's Award, We are proud ol  youi  Wendi, Al |&Kiel) HI 1c  REWARD  Yourself  Lose Fat & Inches 100% Nalural,  100% Money Back Guarantee.  Now available - Thermo Tea &  amazing celiulite removal cream.  Independent Herbalife Dlst. Patti  883-9351. f13w  MARY KAY  Spring special! Buy 1 lipstick, get 1  Iree. Free facials & makeovers.  Diane Wright. 865-7245.    f13w  Are you sick and tired ol 'miracle'  diets thai by Iheit very nature are  designed to throw the body od balance? Why not nourish, balance  and cleanse your body with concentrated otganic whole live foods  that regenerate the body. Our bodies are the miracle that given the  correct combinations ol whole  foods will arrive at our optimum  weight, heallh and fitness level.  For more inlormation please call  Marj at 686-9301. fllw  Sunahine Coaat  Transition House.  A safe place for women and children In crisis. Free confidential 24  hour service. 8(5-2944        tfn  8. Weddings &  Engagements  Stewart and Carol Hercus are  pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Christ! to  Justin Dubois, son of Victor and  Sally Dubois. Wedding lo take  place May20,1995. flic  SPECIALTY WEDDING CAKES  Made to otder. rentals available.  Mary-Lou 885-2203.        f13w  REWARD. Gold ting with blue  slone and 5 diamond chips, losl  Match 3 at either Hopkins, Ocean  Reach, Sunnyctest ot Gibsons  Plaza malls. 886-2163.      fllw  Cemelary Rd. area, grey longhaired cal. called Misty. 886-4644.  ^ fllw i   -i  One silvet and opal earring,  Thurs., Mat. 10, Sechelt ot Rbts.  Ck 885-3335 fllw  Piano Tuning  ��     ��� repairs  Jmt_ ��� appraisals  Ken Dalgleish  886-2843  Anlique uptight piano. Clinton.  Ivory keys, metal sounding board,  beautiful sound. $1000.885-9306.  tfns  Piano, uptight Heintzman, medium  size, good cond.$850.885-3861.  I13w  FUNSATIONAL&  WILDLIFE TRAVEL  SALES REPS  Van - Sunshine Coast. 885-9501.  #12c  SKI BUS  Whistler Ski Shuttle. $28 pp  includes lerry. DATES: Feb. 8,15,  26,27, March 6,12,13 and available lot Spring Break. Must have  minimum 8 persons. For more  information please call Westcoasl  Explorers Travel Club 886-4862.  f11w  Used gas lawn mower In good  shape. 885-0991. Hn  Good qualily junk lot Ihe Atts  Council Junque Sale. Phone 885-  2395 ot 885-6072 for further information. f13c  2 floater jackets, DOT approved,  I large, 1 ex. large. Cash or Irade.  685-9398. f13c  For small family daycare - art  materials, swing set, toys, dolls,  etc. 886-0296 f 13c  Classical records, quality hardcover books in dust rackets Allan  Crane. 885-0991. ��15c  Wanted lo buy - vacuum cleaner in  good shape. 886-2260.     f12w  25 cu. ft. freezer, works well. Large  rabbit cage. 883-2990.      f12w  One wood picnic table, 2 wotk  benches. 885-3995. fllw  17. Garage Sales  ... and craft saw. 8096 Westwood  Road. Salt Sun. March 26 & 27.  ft 3c  LA to legion, Sechelt Flea Markei  April 10,10-2 pm. Table rental, $5.  665-4607 or 885-5611.      #12*  Set ol 6 car keys on GM ring al  Coastwide Realty. 885-0505.fi tw  Bible al Sunnyctest Mall. 886-  2854. fllw  19.Appliances  12.Pets  and Livestock  Brown Pullets, early April. $5.75  delivered 885-3563 f12c  Coast Clippers  All breed pet grooming  2 yr. old 14 cu ft. black front G E  fridge. $400.885-5990.      f13c  Kenmoie portable dishwasher,  $100,886-3670 f13c  Maytag washer/dryer, single bed:  buil-in dishwasher: wood stove.  885-4452eves. f13w  Call Linda for  an appointment  886-8384  Molly's Lane  COOL RUNNINGS  One ton Iruck available lor hauling,  rubbish removal, moving, yard  maintenance, rotolilling. odd jobs.  865-3917. tins  Does someone in your lamily have  a drinking problem? Call Al-Anon  886-9903. 685-7484. 886-9059.  Al-Aleen 886-2565 or 885-7464  nc  African Pygmy goals, kids born at  Christmas. $75 lo $200, reserve  now! Some adults and breeding  pairs aval, too Great gentle pels  and brush clearers. 683-2990. ss  MAGUS KENNELS REG.  Since 1960  Dog 1 Cat Boarding  "Science Diet" pel foods  Dog Obedience Classes  lln  Curious About Volunteering?  The Sunshine Coast Home Support Sociely is ollering a Volunteer  Information Night. Come and find  out about opportunities to volunteer lot: Hospice, Meals-on-  wheels, Adull Day Caie, Mental  Health, Caregivers Support, on  Wed.. March 30.7-9 pm at the living Faith Lutheran Church in Davis  Bay. Call 665-5144 lot moie  details. fl2w  My name ii Kite I orn Iwo  yeon old ond home trained. I  om very loyal ond oflfdionole  to my mo*r I need lo be  adopted by lomeooe *ho  wonh a good friend K you ore  interested in adopting me, my  (riend Chuck will drive me to the  Sunshine Cooil Ibr you to meet  me. Chuck* phone no. for more  info ii 5768030 ewi or 574-  5577 days.  Balinese kittens, registered. CCA.  CFA. TICA, ACFA. Chocolate  Point, all shots. $250 665-2374,  please N. mess. fi3w  FREE BUNNIES - Cute, cuddly i  healthy, many colours 885-2332  Free lor his board lo Ihe light  owner, Reg. quarter horse gelding.  865-3506 f12w  Will buy used or non-working  major appliances. Bjom, 885-7897.  f13w  Gold Holpoinl washer & dryer,  $400 pr.; couch and chair. $350.  666-3644. f12w  Full size slacking W/D. $175; GE  microwave. $95 obo. 865-5742.  #110  Admiral ss 18.2 cu It fridge,  almond. $575 885-9336.       ss  Three electric commercial grill top  ���anges in very good condition.  $1000 each obo Contact Dave at  St. Maiy's Hospital. 885-2224.  local 60. tfn  Beaumaik heavy duty washei. as  new.$300 866-0056.        f!3w  Gibsons 14 cu. ft 2 door frost tree  fridge, white. $429: Kenmore  almond 30* slove automatic, $359:  Gumey 30' white automatic stove.  $289.; Kenmoie 2 dt. f free  almond, 28'w x 63'h. $449; Kenmoie almond. 2 di. (free. 32*w x  651i. L hand door. $479: Inglis 24"  almond stove. $289. McClary  auto, multi-program dryer, $199.  Viking heavy duty dryer, new.  $269; Kenmore h/d apt. size auto  washer, white. $299; Inglis Sterling  port, d/w, $259; and more. All  appliances lecond. w/90 days to 2  yrs warranty, parls l labour.  Bjotn, 885-7897 ot Comet Cupboard 885-4434. fl3w  20 Furniture  Reconditioned uptight piano. 2  chests ol drawers. I double, t  antique 885-3396. ��nc  Brown baby crib. $60 obo, no mattress 685-6490 #12c  aa**  mmmm-m* Coast News, March 14, 1994  17  20. Furniture  21. For Sale  25. Campers & RVs  2 laige loveseats, It. biege/cream,  cost $900 each, as new, $400.  885-3995. #12*  Recliner. very good condilion. $30.  886-4660. #12c  Patio lurniture. picnic tables, octagon tables, chans & benches. 886-  9593. ��12w  We make furniture.  We can tie, the hard parts  If ynu are matting  your ami  flatting, jointing,  sawing, joinery  TIM CLEMENT  ase-S2ia  1044 Seamminl Way, Qibsons  |M<M Sh��,i S��W S..V.I  Hoise manme. $15 a truck, u/pick  up 885-5423 #12c  Baldwin electric assist piano,  $1000 obo. 886-2842. HI 2c  Wool carpeting, used, deep lust  color, 100 yds, little weai. 886-  3714 alter 5 #12c  22 pistol, $100: cordless telephone. $60; shop vac, $50. Alter 5  pm, 886-8309. #12c  Papa bear size woodburning stove  with built-in elect, tan. $300. 885-  0946 eves. tit 2c  Simmons Beautyrest adjustable  elec. bed as new with bed linen,  $955 obo. 883-2867. ss  Office chair, arm chairs. D/R chair,  $5-15.885-3930. tins  Malaca Rattan dining room suite,  42' round glass lop, 4 chairs.  $800.686-0360. ��13w  Near new medium wood china  cabinet, exc. cond.. $700. 886-  9434. #11*  Thick double mattress w/box  spiing ii bed trame, 5 yrs. old,  $150,885-0583 #11c  3 pee. wall unit, oak finish, each  unit 6' high, 30" wide, $450. 885-  2656. #13c  CHAMPION JUICER - original  commercial model, like new, $235  ObO. 885-7734. #13w  Hot tub (5x5'), $450 obo. 277-  4725. *12c  Craftsman tadial aim saw, $200:  woodstove (small Regency look-  alike), perfect lot mobile home oi  lamily room, 3 yis. old, hardly  used, $250: 60 gal. elect. GSW  hot walet tank, 3 yrs. old, $250;  100,000 BTU elect, furnace, 3 yis.  old, $300; mid-size freezer, $200.  885-7934 #13c  24' utility ttailei w/seige brakes.  Good condition. 866-4859. #13c  Daybed converts to laige bed;  cover, sheets, pillows incl., $150.  886-4827. ��!3c  Antique (circa 1900) exquisite walnut Escritoire bookcase with (old-  down desktop. 4'4"x7'10". sacrilice  $3200 obo 886-4827.        #13c  For all your  renovation needs call  BRUCE RANDALL  CONTRACTING  ��� Residential  ��� Commercial  ��� Free Estimates  Call Bruce 885-1949  ["used"  I  I  [AUTOPARTSI  J Shop aiound - you'll I  | find II pays lo buy ���  - -1 recycW-auto parts Irom J  I BYPASS AUTO & I  J TRUCK RECYCLERS |  I     SS6-3SS0 j  FIREWOOD FOR SALE  Dry fir, $85 lor pick-up load; green  alder/fir, $65 lor pick-up load.  Dave 865-9306. tfns  100 amp. temp, power pole, complete & installed by licensed electrician. $550 (will buy back). 885-  4202. mw  Wood burning 0-clear lireplace,  CSA appr. w/chimney & cleaning  kit, $350. 865-6279. #11 w  Honda 50 cc bike parts, Briggs 8,  Stiaton engines and paits,  Techumseh engines and parts, 18  spd. Notco bike. Offers. 683-9744  or883-9526. #12c  Misc. recreational and household  Kerns. Wall oven, sola, love seal,  balh tub, toilet etc. 886-7363 J12c  New ait idle with scope, new $240,  now $155; Sega game geai, 2  games, carry bag, $130. 885-  4816.  #12w  Oueensize box spiing & mattress,  exc. buy, like new, $150; smoke  glass minor lor feature wall or  table lop, 36"x72-, $50. eves. 885-  4431. #12w  107 landscape lies, $5.50 ea. oi  $550.4'x8'. 885-0117. SS  Woodstove RSF Atdenl Maik 4  Downdiaft with secondary combustion chamber. Electric thermo  slat holds toom tempetatuie wtihin  1 degree. Bums coal and wood,  $1200000.886-9234.       I13w  Valley Comfort wood stove, $200;  chain saw, .084 SM, $700; men's  10 sp. mountain bike, $150; misc.  household items. 886-0491 oi  888-2191. #12w  Fireplace insert, $100; bunk/twin  bedftame, $25. W/ends. 885-  7071, Van. 879-7008.        ��13w  Wickei loveseat; flight tiaining  manual; glass dooiknobs. 886-  7859. *11w  MUSHROOM MANURE  Baik mulch and other items lor  spring. 885 2592 ��11w  Weight equipment: Gympac 1500  litness system with 110 lbs.  weights; instruction course plus  welder incline bench with barbells,  dumbell, 110 lbs. weights., $300  obo. 885-9012. #11w  Almond 30' elect. Admiral range,  $150; video Cipher II6' dish &  controls. $950.885-6478.   #11 w  2 cyl., Oman diesel generator, 5  kw, single & 3 phase, exc. cond.,  $4500 obo. 327-9271.       #11w  6x6' utility trailer, $200 obo. 886-  2547. ��11w  8 It. satellite dish, good working  cond., all equipment good. 886-  7166. #12w  Bodysmith complete workoul system, $450 ObO. 886-0120.   #!2w  20 ft. tandem trailer w/electrlc  brakes. $500 obo. 866-0120.#12w  1988 Dodge Aries. $2700; 1983  Toyola pickup, $2500; 16 ft Zodiac, 20 HP Vamaha, $6000. 886-  2565. ��12w  Lumber, reg. Dim - Std. i Cleat,  Hem/Fir, ungraded, old growth  cedar & fir. 885-0270 Brian #12w  WILDFLOWERS from the  Roberts Creek Wildflower Farm.  It's time lo plant your wlldllower  border. Our seeds are available in  small oi laige quantity at these  local suppliers: Chamberlin Gardens, Quality Faims & Feed,  Casey's Gardens, Miloie Nursery.  111w  Black, used once, lull size truck  topper, paid over $700, asking  $400 obo. Ski rack opt. 886-8123.  #11w  24* approved sealed wood burner.  Nearly new. Bargain. 886-9897.  #11w  '701  70 Chev Belaii. 4 dr.. 350 aulo.,  reliable.$650obo 8860117  ss  '72 T/Bird 428 cu. in., running  cond., $350.885-0109.      ��11w  '72 Mercedes 220D, runs well,  $1750.885-2729. ��13w  73 Super Beetle, $2500 obo.  683-9234. ss  73 Lincoln town car, 460, lull  electric, best offer. 885-2698   ss  73 Super Beetle, gas heater, new  seats, battery. $1800.885-4019 ss  75 Nova 4 dr. auto. Runs excel.,  new Hies, battery, exhaust. $550  obo. 886-8849, Jason.       #12c  76 Chev Impala, new battery, runs  good, low mileage, $500. 886-  3003. #13c  78 Olds Cutlass, P/W, new steieo,  no tust, tuns good, $700. 886-  7481. ��12w  7B Firebird, runs great, must sell,  $400 obo. 886-2723 eves.  #l3w  79 Buick station wagon, tuns well,  $450000.886-9420. #13c  79 280 ZX hilly loaded, 5 sp., project car $800 firm. 886-7697 #13w  19(0  '80 Chevette parts, 3/4 ton Chevy  rearend, 750x16 highway Hies,  mounted. 885-5764. Kite  FIREWOOD  $65/Load. 885-9306.  #11w  Cell, phone, hand portable INFA  3000 (Novatel) c/w leather case. 2  bait., auto bait savei, charger 4  booster ant. lot auto. $150. 886-  3670. ��13c  Pinball machine, Sinbad in good  cond., $450; Craftsman 18 HP  tractor w/42" lawn mowet 4 8 HP  lototillei attach. & snow blade,  $1900; Radio controlled aircraft  parti 4 building supplies; blue  metal bunk bed, single top, double  bottom, 1 new mattress, $425;  maple wood buffet, $375; walnut 9  dw. dresser and mirror. $400;' 4  drw. dresiei and night stand,  wood, $150; ambet oak Highloft  bunk bed, dresser, desk combo,  $700; black steieo stand 1 2  speakers, $250; Fisher Price sand  box, $35; Set of 44 kids books.  Nature's Children, $200 obo;  Brother EP5 portable typewriter,  $175; toys and other household  Hems. Leaving the country sale  885-0342. ��13w  1,3,5, pwr. bit. woods 4-P.WDG.  Lynx Tigress itons, $300. 883-  2504. ��13w  Steel fiame fot Quonset building,  30x40x151/2 H. $1000.886-8842  ��13w  USED FLOATING DOCKS. 883-  2787. ��13w  Folding louveied door, 78'x24';  built-in ironing board; light fixtures.  TV/VCR cabinet, sofa and matching chair, misc. Hems 885-3335  ���13w  Bang i. Olufsen MOD 6000 radial  track turntable - steieo oi discreel  4 chan. Uke new. $100 886-3670.  ���13c  Omega 500 w/colour printer, monitor, hard drive w/p. games I more.  $750 or Irade lor why 886-8720  after 2 pm only. ss  24' apl. size slove. $75; 180 CM  Rossignol skis and bindings, $95;  2 antique btass lamps; men's LH  goll clubs; men's Bowei skates,  size 91/2.886-8206. ��13c  RHODOS 4 AZALEAS  Roberls Cieek Nursery. Large  selection, $3.50 - $22. Ready to  bloom. No GST. Closed Tues  2569 Lower Rd 886-2062.  ��11c  Overhead shop garage door with  hardware, $500 obo; oil furnace  c/w 18 k Chroma-Lox Plenum  healer. $1000 obo. 683-2689  ���I2w  100STOLUMBU  KRTUUMNDMW -  , AUU SERVICE Ml ,  COMETOYOURKOHRTY  }   TOCUTYOURWW.  ���n��� sss-osro  Pocket books; quart sealers; sxs  fridge/freezer 886-3504.    ��13w  Firewood for sale, $100/cord. 886-  0591 ask for Mike. #13w  10" Rockwell table saw, comp.  will table extensions, stand, castors, exc. cond., $275.805-6377.  ���11c  2 woodstoves. 1 new; Green electric stove w/coming top; carpets,  cast iron tub. 6867642.     #11c  2 double size duvet coveis, $25  each. 886-0954. ��11c  Utility trailer, 2500 Ib.5'x10'tilt up  flatdeck. 12' sides. 15* wheels  spate; $395 obo. Wanted 191 boat  trailer 886-8545 ��t1c  $2000 king size oak waterbed  w/mirror. sell lor $150 885-4762  1110  Airtight insert. RSF, $50 obo. 836-  7165. #ttc  Laige utility trailer with lid, $250  obo. 886-0924 #ltc  Kitchen cabinets tot sale. 886-  3790. #llc  RSF Aident woodstove, 45,000  BTU/HR, dual thermostats, gold  dooi, very new asking $1495. new  $2800.886-9259 #11c  DECEMBER  FOREST PRODUCTS  Mixed firewood split and delivered,  lull cords, $100.886-0349. (lie  15 sp. Mountain Bike Nishiki Rock  Hound, $250 obo; 12 sp. Raleigh,  $200 obo. Hardly ridden. 885-  0170. ��11w  Two Pender Hbr. Golf Club charter  memberships. 883-2749.      ss  Heli-ox-18 band mask I hoses  with communications gear, $3000;  T-30 Ingersoll Rand compressor  comes/w 5x200 cu. tl. Cascade 3  HP, 3 PH, starter filter, etc. Hydro  just expired auto shutoff at 3100  psi. $3500. 886-9464. tills  WHY PAY RENT? 1972 Airstteam  Havel trailer, 28', good condition,  needs some woik, $7000. Annie  686-2622 days. tfns  Dry suit Abyss-Pro woman's large,  worn 3 times, BCD regulator tank,  $1000 obo. 8854832 aft. 5pm. si  12 tt. chrome 'A' vent chimney,  $100; large capacity wood heater,  $500 all Hie new. 885-7611.   ss  HORSE MANURE  $20 pick/up or 2 loads for $30. you  load. Roberts Cieek. 685-9969.  tin  SATELLITE SALES  AND SERVICE  Programming subscriptions.  Green Onion Earth Station  tfn  QOOD HAY  $4.00/Bels Delivered  Straw $4.00/bale  Garden Mulch Hey $3.50  Whole oatt10c/lb  Cell Between 12-1 pm  885-9357  tfn  SOUND ADVKI MS-7781  Beehives 885-6041.  ���11c  22  Heavy  Equipment  76 580 C Case backhoe, new  biakes, exc. cond.. $16,000 obo.  685-7401. ss  72 Chev dumpttuck, 4 yd. steel  box. mechanically good. Tiade lot  alum, boat and motot or $1200.  886-8842. #13w  Miller Big 40 welder on trailer.  $3500; Rockwell 1/2' drill press,  $150,885-0342. ��13w  955H Cat Crawler, bucket loader.  needs some work, $2000 obo.  886-2546.  Rocky Mountain bike, 21 sp.. hardly used, new $750, sale $525 lirm.  686-8005. #11C  1981  '81 Chev 350 motor new pails  here, running, $400.8867697.  ��13w  Walt's Towing  & Automotive Services  ��� 24 Hour Towing  ��� Canadian Tire &  National Auto League  Associate Member  ��� Your Local Roadside  Assistance Towing  Company  ��� Serving the Entire  Sunshine Coast  ��� Battery & Tire Sales  ��� Fuel Delivery  886-9500  2404575 cell  '86 Ponliac 6000,4 cyl, luel injected, 4 ill air, low miles, good  cond., $2200.885-4804.    #13w  '86 two tone Ford Aerostar van.  seats 7. good mech. cond.. stereo,  cassette, very clean, auto. PS/PB,  rear wiper, $5500.886-3015 alt 6.  #Hc  '66 Olds Ciera Brougham, loaded  plus disc player, $5795.8B6-7150.  ss  '86 Cutlass Supreme 64,000 kms..  good cond., $5900 obo. 883-2687  or 886-2649. ss  1967  '87 4 dr. Mazda 626 Turbo,  loaded, very good cond., $6900.  885-6440. *13c  '87 Ford Escort wagon, cruise control, lilt steering, good shape. Runs  great. $3800 obo. 885-0946 eves.  ��12c  '87 Merc Tracer, 2 dr.. new muffler tires, tune-up, 125,500 km.  $3200 obo. 885-4890.        #l2c  '87 Tempo 4 dr., P/W, P/D/L. air  cond., AM/FM stereo, exc. cond.,  $2650.885-4054. ss  1988  '88 Cavalier Z24, V-6, Pwi. sunrool w/air. Exc. cond. $6,600 obo.  886-7854 aft. 5:30pm. ss  '88 Fold Taurus, am/lm, Ac V6,  auto/od, 4 door, exc. cond. $5495.  886-7520 or 886-2111. ss  '88 Nissan Sentra 5 sp.. ted,  AM/FM cass. deck, new front tires,  exc. cond,, $5500.886-4837.  ss  '68 Pontiac Gtand Am, auto., A/C,  steel gtey, cloth interior, $6000  obo. 886-2653. #12w  1989  '81 Ponliac Acadian 4 cyl., 4 spd.,  clean cat, luns great, $1000. By-  Pass Thick and Equipment. 886-  3880. #13c  '81VWJetta4dr..5sp..suntool.  $3500000 886-7969. ss  SASH  Call Jim Davy at 885-3281  9 am -5:30 pm  TUESDAy-SATUCAy  Antique wood burning cook stove,  $600 685-3506. ss  3 coloui silkscieen printing table  incl. all access., $450 obo; Sean  9' gaiage doois ti openeis (new  1000 ea.| $650 ea. 885-0244. tt  Seasoned Firewood  Split and delivered, $120/coid.  686-7774 ��13w  Colour pencil portraits from your  favourite pholo. Pels, family,  friends. 9'x12', $35. Send cheque  or M/0 along with pholo to P.O.  Box 291, Gibsons, BC VON 1V0.  Pis allow 6-8 wks. lot delivery.  Satisfaction guaranteed oi money  refunded tint  igNFodTauuGLOmam.  Very good condtion Ps. Pt) Auto. V6,  mm, ph Sale price $7995. phone  MOL 15936  79 Foid Supei Cab, 351 auto.,  engine runs good. Body rough,  needs work. $500 obo. 886-6579.  ��12w  Heavy duty 3 dooi commeicial  canopy lor long box import, 90' Lx  60'W, $400obo 886-8579J12w  79 Chev P/U 3/4 ton, good running cond., many new parts, best  offer. Also Chev P/U parts. 885-  3245. #12w  IWO  '80 VW Vanagon 7 pass, very  good cond., new Michelins, big  sunrool. exc. slereo, $4000 obo.  885-4078 eves. #Hw  '80 GMC 1/2 ton beater, $985 obo.  885-6357 aft. 6 Ol weekendeJ13w  1941  '81 GMC 3/4 T��� 4X4, auto., good  tiiees, some rust, great work ttuck,  $3000.885-4046. #11c  '81 Chev P/U 1/2 ton, iuib great,  must sell. $500 obo. 886-2723  eves. #13w  1962  '82 GMC 1/2 Ion shorty window  van, 4.1 litre 16 motot, 79,154  orig kms., $3300 obo. 885-5580.  ���11w  1K3  '83 PU with canopy. Where Is, as  is. 886-2014. #nw  1984  '84 Dodge Caravan, aulo. $4,500.  866-6204. ss  1915  '85 GMC S-15 PU with box liner,  tall canopy, blue, h.d. susp., 2.8 L  139,568 kms., good tires, $1695  obo. 886-0478 Ol 885-7410Jllw  1989 Jeep Grand Wagoneer  Loaded 4x4 station wagon, trailer  puller One owner. Low miles.  Very, very, clean. Sale priced  ptione 885-3281   MOL #59.15  1990 dlx. 24' motorhome A-1 con-  dition. 886-9025. ss  23 fl. Layton 1979, twin beds,  sleeps 4. 3-way Iridge. lurnace  convenor two-30 lbs. propane, 2  spares, awning, full bath, $6000.  883-9272. ��12w  86 VW. Get-Away camper  conversion. Propane stove, 3 way  fridge, silk, awning, low mileage.  Preseason priced at $10,995.  885-3281 MDL 5936  Tracer 4 door notchbed Under  95,000 Im Beautiful condition,  oneoMicr.  phone 885-3881      WXI5936  Cedai 1x6 through 1x12 quartet 10' F.G. dinghy, ss keel, $200; 6 '66 Meicedes, 22 yeais one  sawn Iii hemlock, alder, maple 1/2' F.G. Dinghy, $100; 9- Sears owner, very good cond., $2500  also avail 885-3506 ��1Sw    table saw, $125.886-8054, 111c    obo. 886-7247. #12w  '81 Audi 5000 diesel. 5 cyl., Get-  man car. Chris 866-2260.   #12w  '81 Honda Civic, rum wall, standard, $500 obo. 885-3845 messages. #13w  IW  '82 Ford Mustang, 117,000 k's, 6  cyl. autc. Very good condition.  $2500. Call 886-0366. tt  '82 Volvo GIT 4 door, 4 spd.. ofd,  sunrool, $2500 obo. 886-9630.  ���12c  '82 yellow Fold Courier, $300 obo.  1307 Chaster Rd. 686-9749.111c  '82 Volvo sin. wgn., 5 sp.,  aWcond., rim great, $2700.886-  8096 ��  '82 Mazda RX7, good cond., new  clutch, brakes, $3100.886-8032.  ss  IMS  '83 4 w/d Toyota Tercel sMagon.  new clutch, biakes I muffler, sun-  tool, am/fm casselte Good cond  $2700 ObO. MUST SELL BBS-  mi. ��13c  1984  84 Cutlass Brougham, pwr windows, biakes. steering. Body in  exc. shape. Needs motor work  $1200 firm 886 2296 ��13c  '84 Daytona 2 2 litre Turbo lully  loaded. Needs painl $2500 By  Pass Truck and Equipment Co.  886-3880. ��13c  '84 Dodge Caravan. 5 pass. exc  shape, $3800 885-4217        ss  '84 Nissan Micra $1000 obo Great  gas mileage, auto., tuns well.  AM/FM cassette, reliable transport. 886-9084 or 649-0535 (12w  IM  '85 Chev Citation. V6 sld. 34000  kms.. clean. 1 owner, $1900 885-  9553. ��13w  '85 Nissan Senile sedan, 2 dr,  exc. cond.. 117,000 kms. $2600  885-5466 ��13w  '86 Chevy Scootei. 4 di led.  good condition. $1450 885-6157  28 yean experience  PROPANE/MARNEwlw  grinding, hard sods, reboring,  hoi tanking  886-9475  '91 Mercury Cougar, auto., lit,  powei. while, exc. cond., 35,000  kms, $15,000 ObO. 886-3623. ��  '91 Sunbitd SE, V6, 5 sp., 2 dr.,  all., Hit catt. $9700.886-2688.  tt  CLEAROUTI Used tires, wheels,  Chevetle: Honda Accord parti.  685-7167 u  IMS  93 Geo Metro, white 4 dr., hatch  bk. $9500 ObO. 885-5588.  fllw  '89 Z-71 stepside 4x4, fully  loaded, must sell. 886-7484.   ss  '89 Mazda cabplus 5 sp., newish  cond., 101.000 kms., $6500 lirm.  863-2329. ��13w  '89 Chev Tahoe 4X4 extended cab  with matching canopy. Box liner,   stove/oven, )urnace wilh |ac|,,,  digital dash, powei everything. 4.3  $975 obo B86.4206 aft. 6pm  litre V6 motor, very clean, well #i3���  maintained. $11,500 obo. 885-  2276. #11w  9 1/2' camper, 3-way Iridge,  1989 Ford Club Wagon Van, 15  pass. V8, Aulo. frailer puller,  good work or play vehicle, one  owner. fUlly serviced and  warranty available  phone 885-3981       MDU5936  1990  Get that boat ready,  Now! Everything  you need Is at  Tlie SALTY  DOG  Marine Supply Store  886-3077  467 Marine Dr., Glbsoiu  Happy Sailing/  '90 Fold F150, 4x4, short box,  302, 5 spd. 81,000 km. $13,000  ObO. 885-0356. #12c  65 horse Mercury leg plus parts.  ���13w  90 Ranger, 4cyl Sspd. canopy,  phone 885-3981      MDLI5936  '89 Tiacket 4X4 convertable,  85,000 kms, asking $6900. Call  eves. 886-7556. ss  'Mt  ABEX AUTO  RECYCLERS AND  TOWING  886-2020  24 Hr. Emergency Towing  'Fully Inured and Reliable"  Guaranleed Good Used  Parte for moat makes and  models  MECHANIC ON  DUTY  ���4 Wheel Drive, 2 Wheel  Drive and Some Do Drive'  Dead Car Removal  Service  We buy some  end tow some  ACCESSTO  SATELLITE PARTS  FINDER  Five 31x10.5 Biidgestone mud-  dets mounted on American slotted  racing mags. 7000 kms. on 4,0 on  spate. To lit Foid 1/2 ton 4x4,  $1500 obo. 885-4507.       #13w  1991M50 4x4, Ps.rar, long ben,  low miles. Priced to sell, one  only a this mw 13,994*  ptae 885-3981   MOLB936  22' Bell Buoy rebuilt 302 and Merc  leg, convertible hardtop and canvas, VHF, lishlindei, trailer,  $12,000. Will consider part trade.  885-4019. ss  26' Northstai 6' headroom, total refit and ready to sail. $13.500.885-  3506. #13w  24' work / pleasure boat, f/g on  wood, exc. cond., zero hours on  rebuilt 318, new ex-manifolds, new  s.s. shall, wiring, paint. Full price  includes dinghy, oars, 9 hp motor.  $7900.883-2990. ss  1991 18 tt. Bowrider Campion,  trailer, low hours. $8500 obo. 885-  4719. #13c  14' Double Eagle 40 hp Evinrude.  elect, start with EZ load trailer,  $3500.885-4019. ��13c  INSURANCE SALVAGE  1977 Sangster 18 ft. 120 hp Mercruiser i/o. Rebuill leg. Needs  engine rebuild. Contact Peninsula  Adjusters Ltd., 885-9329 for  details. ��13c  IH  '86 Mazda cabplus, standard,  148,000 kms.. exceptional condition, $3900 lirm, 883-2329.  ��11C  '86 Ranger long box. 4 cyl, 5 sp.,  clean, $2700.886-7090.    #12w  1987 Jeep YJ toft-top, 6 cyl.,  lilt/pwr. steering, p/b, only 73,000  ks. Exc. Cond. $7500.883-2027  ���12c  '88 Pathfinder S.E. 4x4, 5 ipd.  with power package. Low kms  $12.500.1972 GMC pickup, good  work truck or parti, $500., 685-  7679 or 885-7112. 113c  '88 Nissan P/U king cab, auto.,  with canopy, AM/FM cats nc.  cond., 120,000 kms, $6500 885-  0558. #13*  '88 GMC P/U for tale or trade  value $5500.888-7470.     *12w  91 Explorer 4 dr aulo air 4x4 one  ownof bw rntB&jfi. 806-3281  MDL 5836  nn  19 ft. Campion hardtop, 115 hp  o/b, head, sounder, ball tank, CB,  2 tops, i.i, trailer. Exc. Cond.  $7400.885-2157. #1Jc  ��� ii1 ,      ,     11   I  14' runabout wftailer; also several  outboard motors. Win consider all  olfers. 883-9526 or 883-9744.  ���I3w  COAST BOAT PAINTING  Awfgrip t International Osmosis ���  Fibreglatt repairs. Kayaks to  yachts. 886-9577 at shop.  ��13w  40' lish boat, foamed and glass  hold. With oi without 4 cyl. rebuilt  diesel. $4400. Quick sale. Extra 4  cyl. marine diesel appiox. 75 hp,  new start inj pump m bigs, $1700.  Quick sale. Extra rebuilt marine  gear, smal capital 3-1 Palmer 2.5-  1. Twin brass portholes, $25 ea.  Wheel 23* R-17P, wheel 16.5'L R  1V-10. Adapt this new IS' stainless sxh. system lot marine diesel,  has stainless 5' muffler, $240.7 hp  Seagull motor, 2 antique BP pistols, t - 303 Le EnfeM piopane  house furnace, 33,000 btu, $350  obo. Rebuill starter 671 - 12v 10'  f/g skiff, $150. Depth soundei, new  $80.12v amp. guitar or hall? 886-  01(3. #13c  1977 Tispper travel Mar, sleeps  6, exc. cond., $2000 obo. 686-  2081. ��12w  1190 Ford F250 XLT Lauriat 4x4  extended cab, low miles, with or  wXhout 1990 34' 5th wheel trailer  Snowbird by Citation. CmM sell  sspsrate truck, $19,000, trailer.  $26,000 oi both $43,000. Call  aller 5pm 886-7008.        #13w  1971 - 24' Prowler RV. very dean,  $2800 885-3453. ��11w  28 ft. Akstieam travel trailer. 1972  land Yachf Good cond., mods  some TLC, $7000 Annie 886-  2622, days tfns  30 It travel trailer, remodefied. gas   15' Klinker built. Needs good  stove, furnace, showet, $8500.  horns. Oilers? 886-2932 eves.  8854217. ss ��13c  72 Fotd 250 p/u, 360 auto, new  tiies, spoilsman canopy. Solid  truck. $2200 885-7401 SS  72 Ford 3/4 ton. besl beater on  the Coast. $750.866-7247 #12w  '72 GMC Jimmy > black with very  little lust. $2500 obo 885-3537.  ���11c  72 Foid 3'4 ton P/U. 360 std .  canopy, luns great, $800 883-  2990 "13*  75 Dodge piopane 4X4. crew cab.  completely rebuill. $6500 885-  7518 ss  75 F150 truck with new flat deck  asking $1600 886-7097        ss  77 Chev p/u. body rust, mechanically good. 63.000 mi $500 885-  0666. ��13c  77 Ford 150 4x4 80 box. new  tires, tuff box. Good cond $2600  obo 886-4650 ss  78 3/4 ton Chevy flatdeck 4x4.  $2,500 obo 886-3001 ss  78 Chev van. 350 auto . bed.  built-in cooler, Alpine steieo. rusty  body, tuns exc, $600 obo 886-  0491 #12w  79 GMC window van. good  shape. $1500obo 886-4856 ei3c  79 Fotd Bronco XLT. 4 wh drive,  auto., looks and runs excellent.  $4995 ObO 896-7099 ss  when you  pay for St Insoriionm  SO  All tlassiheds muit be  prf-paid before insertion  FOR ONE INSERTION  in eiritar tha Mondoy or Weekender  Edition. Up lo 10 words; 25 cms  for mdi odditionta mid.  Fits: losl, Found tint  Sure Sell Cfossfffocfs  $17 up to 10 words  $ / each additional word  Your od, selling one item, will run 4 consecutive weeks  then will be cancelled unless you instruct us to renew il  by ckmifitd deadline ��� Noi available for .���cmmi.Moi acKmrtimt  Coast News  CLASSIFIED DEADLINES:  Menday Mitten Weekender  S PM. THURSDAY NOON TUISDAY  Gibsons 886-2622 Secheh 883-3930  mmmmtmm  tMWEM 18  Coast News, March 14, 1994  28   Motorcycles For Rent I For Rent ' For Rent ��� 34. Help Wanted      ��� 34. Help Wanted  I   Gibsons Langdale   I Gibsons Langdale  |   Sechelt & district   ll  Wanled: 12-14 welded aluminum International 14, 3 sails, Irapezee,  boat. With or without trailer. 929- Olympic-class boal, $1250. 885-  7648. ��13c     31B3. ��12w  1978 Honda 400. good cond..   1 bdim suite, uppei Gibsons, close  spare bike lor parts $600 takes all   to mall, $500 incl. util. 886-3107.  886-7722 leave message,     tins #i3c  18' wood Calkins Craft, takes long  shaft o/b. wind shield, canvas,  cable steerring Exc. cond. $1200.  885-4493. M3c  12 ft. aluminum boal. $600; 6 hp  outboard, exc. cond, $500. 885-  7734 ��12c  18 tt. wood Calkins Craft, lakes  long shaft O/B, wind shield can-  vas, cable steering, exc. cond.,  $1200.885-4493, #12w  1993 Waverunner XL650. warranty. 54500 885-0356 ��12c  16' Double Eagle, 115 hp o/b, full  top, RR trailer, extras. $6,400.  886-2673. ��12c  8 HP Mariner outboard w lank  good cond.. $550.885-6159 aft. 5,  ��12w  18.6 Glasspar cutty cabin w/100  HP Evinrude. $4500 obo 886  0120. ��12w  26' Umlly libreglass, brand new  motor and other extras, full ot electronics Reasonable piice Geoige  886-8139 ss  27. Mobile Homes  Used Homes  from  $6,950 FP  Must be Moved  Call collect  597-3322  10% Down  CMHC Financing  20 year term  For details call  collect  597-3322,  Why buy used  New Home  $35,900 FP  Deluxe home  2 models to choose from  Must be moved  597-3322  ttn  HBttlT MMM  rams IT0.  ciptun mi mmi  M.C.M.MC.   M.N AM S  M A B Y C    ��� Marine  Suiveyors and Consultants  1989 - 90 HP Evinrude w/VRO  power Irim, all controls and gauges  ��� in excellent working older.  $3000. 886-2738. ss  13 F/G boat with 25 HP Mercury,  trailer, $1100.886-4854.    ��13w  Heavy duty 50' float tamps built to  suit. 863-2610 or 883-9290.    ss  17ft. fiberglass 90 hp Merc. Needs  some work $1850 885-4217   SS  18 ft. Fibreglass. Volvo I/O. boat  Tandem axle trailer, $3800.883  2297. ss  25 ft. Reinell, depth sounder, good  mech. condition. $9000 obo. 866-  4870. ss  Heavy duty 50' float lamps buill to  suit. 883-2610 Of 883-9290.    ss  Bayliner 24' C/B, rebuilt engine. 4  his., new upholstery UHF CB, 2  depth sounders, $12,900.886  7255. ss  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-3IMO-50-70 HP 1992-1993  Evinrudes. Excellent condition.  Lowe's Resort, 683-2456.      tin  1986 21 tt Campion Discovery.  cpddy cabin, 6 cyl Mercruiser. 170  hn on boal, fully equipped lor fishing. Over $30,000 new, asking  $14.500.885-2503. ss  Rockland Wynd adult park 1990  Dartmouth 14x70 deluxe model  wilh vaulted ceiling, skylights, 2  bdrms, 2 balhs. ocean view, sun-  porch, carport, util shed, low maintenance yard and garden area. To  view. 885-5861 ��l3c  1981 Chancellor 14x60 2 bdrm  F/S, D/W, W/D, Sechelt Mobile  Park. $26,400. 886-9770. 886-  7688. #110  1974 Paramount 12x68 in Sundance Paik. Sechelt. 2 bdims.  {was 3) 12x24 lamily loom addition, W/D, S/F1 decks. Shod walk  lo hospilal and all amenities.  $29,900,885-5782. 111c  1980 14x70 Highwood 3 bdim.  extra large mastei bdim has bay  windows, ensuite has laige soaker  tub, spacious circle kitchen, 5  appl, Venetians throughout, musl  be moved. $34,500 Karen 885-  6412. ss  New 2 bdrm dlx mobile home set  up in local Gibsons park. For info  call 886-2597,597-3322.      Ml  '91 Suzuki RM250. exc. cond.,  $2350 obo. 886-3789. ss  29. Wanted  to rent  Mature couple wilh refs seeking  house or cabin, prefer Roberts  Cieek, $600/mo or less 885-  7601, ��12c  Mature couple, N/S, no pets, 2 or 3  bdrm. house or cabin.WATERFRONT lasl 2 weeks Augusi. 885-  3320. ��13w  Dependable working couple seek-  ing 2 or 3 bdrm. cabin/house,  w/front or view in secluded area.  Willing lo pay top dollar tor the  right spot. Long term rental or possible purchase No pets, lv mess.  1-685-1263. ���Uw  Small lamily wishes 2* bdim.  house, ptivate lot wilh garage or  workshop lor May 1 Rels avail.  865-6147 ��tlw  Responsible working couple  looking lor a 2   3 bdrm house lor  long term rental Refs avail Pender Harbour area only. 883-2212.  ss  Two responsible adults seek 2-3  bdrm. house by April 1. Refs. 376  4537 collect before 4pm.     #11c  Small house, quiel spol, single  woman, $400 max. 886-4593.  ���I1w  Wanled, pad or property rental lot  12x69 trailer, reasonable rates.  Call Mike al 886-0323.       ��11c  Mature N/S lady needs modest  unfurnished home. Rels. 886  0339. #11c  31. For Rent  28. Motorcycles  '9i Honda CR250. Many extras.  $3.000.886-4746. ss  1983 Yamaha PW50K in good  cond.. $650.8854342.      #13w  I960 Yamaha XS 1100, exc.  cond.. 20,000 kms., $1450 obo.  885-0109 ss  1987 KX125, tiding geai. new  parts, good cond.. oilers: 885-  4816. ��12w  '85 Kawasaki GPZ 900 Ninja.  Black, like new, 20,000 km.  $3,500.886-4616 aft. 7 pm     ss  Shared accommodation. Bedioom  avail, in house. Main living aiea lo  be shaied. Nice view. Avail. Apiil  15. $250/mo 886-7774       M3c  Roommate wanted to shaie 2  bdtm house. $275/mo. incl. util.  After 5 pm 886-8309.        *!3c  Roommate wanled lo share  uniquely decorated fully furnished  house w/liieplace Sechelt, room  furnished, $400/mo. Call Kaien  885-5443. Mic  For Rent  Gibsons Langdale  LANGDALE, 3 bdim 1800 sq. fl.  spectacular view, w/d, bathroom  and ensuite with Woodbury f/place,  deck, walk lo feny and beach.  $925 utils. incl. 886-0990.  ���13c  2 bdim rancher w/garage, view, 5  appl., f/p. Avail. April f. $650/mo. ���  util. 886-2944. M3c  2 bediooms foi renl, in fully lurnished home. Lower Gibsons. 886-  3790. ��i2c  Freestanding bacheloi suite on a  large property with excel, view and  beach. 1 mile liom lerry terminal  S450/mo including elec 886-2738  ��12w  1 bdtm. apt. uppei Gibsons, $400  plus Hydra. 886-7461.       #12w  Bright 1 bdrm. garden level suile  F/S, F/P. new decor., priv. enl.,  quiet. Prel mature person, N/S.  $500 incl. utils, cable. 886-3954  eves, weekends. M2w  2 bdrm. suite, Lower Gibsons,  $525,885-8895. ��13w  Small 2 bdrm. mobile, no pets.  $400/mo. ��16 1416 North Rd .  avail, immed. 886-9581.     M3w  1 bdrm. waterlront, laige deck, utilities incl. must be quiet. $700/mo.  886-8963. ��13w  Sleeping loom, lower Gibsons,  avail, immed., ulils incl. $300.  888-6963. M3w  2 bdrm view apt opposite Gibsons  Marina. New building. Quiet and  secuie. Fully carpeted Mini blinds  on all windows. Laundry. $780/mo  686-3420. M5c  Bright new 2 bdtm condo, view, 3  appl, laundry avail, N/S. Farnham  Rd. Avail immed. $600/mo. Carla  886-038101886-8729.      M2w  Avail, immed., Granlhams Landing,  1 bdim house. $575/mo. 886-7249.  ���12c  Waterlront house, main floor,  newly renovated 1 bdtm. $500/mo.  * utils. Michael 886-3062 oi 273-  7066. ��13w  2 bdim. mobile home. Immaculate  cond., quiel location with laige  sundeck. W/D, F/S. $575/mo. ���  utils. Rels ieq. 886-7727.   ��13w  Avail. April 1, 1 bdtm. shaied  accommodation in house, close to  ferry, laundry lacilities. $325. 886-  3513 aft. 10:30 pmi Sundays.  ���13w  Waterfront 1 bdrm. lurnished  house, lower Gibsons. Avail. Mar.  1-Jufy 15 oi 30. $650/mo.N/S, N/P  987-259101986-1279.      ��11w  Bachelor suite, $350 includes  hydro a cable. 886-8619.   *11w  1 bdrm. suile, blight, spacious,  beautllul view, Granthams, N/S  prel., rels. req., $525/mo. 886-  0026. ��11w  Biand new bacheloi suile above  feny wharf. Slove, Iridge, laundry  lacilities. beauliful view, N/S, N/P,  avail, immed., $400/mo. plus, utils.  886-7867. *11c  j||  BCYCNA  awrisn  NOMknb CUi4^uA  350  Th��H adi appear in mors than 100 community nswipapsri In B.C. snd Yukon  and rssch mors than 3 million rssdsrs.  TO PLACE AN AD CALL THIS PAPER OR THE BCYCNA AT (604)669-9222.  $225  AUCTION*  UNRESERVEDTRUCK1  Equipment auction Won.  Mar. 14^4.9i.m. Sailing  on [>anai! ol Tht Cities ol  Calgary and Lathbridgs,  AG* LimtiBd. TrsnaAlta,  Albsrts Transportation  and othar consignors, 89  CalD4H.86Cat9eQC.91  JD 590D. 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SPORTS  EAGLECREST GOLF  CLUB in Qualicum Beach  B.C. ha* limited spaces in  complete 3 day Goll  Schools in April Only $150  Phone: 1.fl00.^7-1320   TWAVEL  WHISTLER-BOOK NOW-  SPRING SKIING 200'If om  Quicksilver Qusdchsir.  Undsrground parking,  jaccuzii, pool. Seattle  Ssahawks stay with SEA  TO SKY CONDCVHOTEL  RENTALS 1-600-667-  5529.FAX.(604)938-9611  1 bdrm. ground floor, view apt, in  2 bdrm. trailer, W/D, Cedars Trailer  central Gibsons, N/S, N/P, avail.   Court, Wilson Creek. 885-3313.  Mar. I, $525/mo 886-8923. #11c #11w  1 bdrm view apt. Private patio, new  kitchen and bathroom. Quiet &  secure, Near Gibsons Marina. 886-  3420, IM5C  Gibsons/Langdale, new 2 bdrm. +  den house, YMCA subdivision,  dble. garage, woodstove. 686-  0041. me  RENTAL  MANAGEMENT  <pM(ts  REALTY LTD.  John Austin  886-8107  Aie you a sell supporting, active  individual wilh a soft spol loi pups?  Gibsons w/lront shaied house,  $450 {Incl. utils.). 686-3739.    ttn  Funky day use studio space, seasonal, $120 886-3739. tin  3 bdim. townhouse. 1300 sq. ft.,  765 School Rd., laige backyard,  (750/1110.662-7214 01663-4651  Pam. #12w  3 new. permanent/long term RV  sites now leady at Boot Hill RV  Park, $2S0/mo. 1117 Keith fload. 1  1/2 miles up Cemetary Road, Gibsons. 886-9764 or 220-1526.  tins  Laige 3 bdrm. lowei floor ol house  in Gibsons, $650/mo. 886-4688 01  960-2739. ��11w  Blight new 1 bdim. suite. Sell-contained. Full kitchen,lull bath.  Shaied laundry. Lovely, quiet aiea.  Close to marina, bus route.  Responsible single or couple wanted. Rels. ieq., Avail. Apiil 1,  $500/mo. ��� 1/3 utils. 886-4620.  #12w  1 bdim. apt., rural setting  (600/mo., hydro incl. Refs. 886-  8001 Thurs Sun, 8-10am.   #11w  Central Gibsons. 2 bdim. with skylight, $550/mo. (hydio, cable not  included) 866-7018. Hn  For Rent  Roberts Creek  Room lor rent in Roberts Cieek,  $250/mo. incl. utils. Rels. please.  885-0950. tins  A N/S roommate wanted to shaie 2  bdim. cottage, 1 acre land, $250  plus utils. 665-9520. #12w  Shared accommodation - nice  home, hot tub, near beach, store,  $500Wio incl. utils. 885-0389.    "  ��11w  Executive 3 bdim. w/front home,  $1500.885-3183. fllw  2 bdrm mobile home, w/dryer,  Cedars Trailer Court, Wilson  Creek. 885-3313. 113c  2 bdim. mobile home, Sechelt.  $550/1110.885-0604. 113w  West Sechelt - 2 bdrm. above  ground, W/D, MP. S650/mo. inclu-  #13w  1 bdrm mobile home in Seima  Vista Park. Living room extension,  sundeck and storage shed. Avail.  April 1 (lease if wished). $435/mo.  865-0698. 113c  2 bdrm house, 4 appls., carport,  centrally located in Sechelt. No  pets. Rels req'd. Avail. April 1.  $725/mo. Ask foi Ken Hughes,  885-3733,9-5pm. 113c  New 1 bdrm. suite, cable, hydro  ' included, $500/mo. avail, immed.  865-2432. #13w  3 bdim upper duplex, new carpets,  paint. SBOO/mo. Beautilul landscaping. CaH collect before 9 am.  818-761-3303. 112c  Upper level laige 2 bdim. suite  suitable foi couple wanting quiet  place, N/P, N/S, rets ieq. $625  plus utils 885-2995 #12w  3 bdrm 1500 sq. fl. upper level of  house, huge living room, l/p, 2  baths, 5 appl.. laige yaid with shed  and carport Near school, amenities and bus. $850 plus utilities.  2 bdrm 1000 sq fl blight above  ground suite, sepaiate entrance,  near school, amenities and bus.  $600 plus utilities.  1 bdim bright above ground suite.  sepaiate entrance, near amenities  and bus. $450 plus utilities. 737-  7829 ��l2w  Million $ view, modem w/f small  cozy house, ideal foi single prol  person or couple. 2* bdrm. loft, l/s,  plumbed loi w/d $850/mo. 872-  3516 eves and weekends.   ��i2c  Executive home in Seima Paik.  Panoramic view of Trail Islands. 3  bdrms, 3 1/2 baths, solarium, rock  fireplace, 2 car garage, in-law suite  in basement to be included ��kept  sepaiate. All appliances included.  N/P. Avail. April 1 One year lease  $975/mo upper. $450/mo lower.  $1350 together. 665-1902   ��12c  1 bdim. unfurnished house Wilson  Creek, avail. Mai. 1. $450, rels.  req 885-2343 Hlw  2 bdrm apartment downtown,  close to all amenities, avail,  immed.. $630/mo 885 4535 ��11w  Cozy 1 bdrm. suite, detached with  privale laundry, $475/mo. plus  utils. Avail. Mai. 1.885-3557J11c  SECHELT  Brand new 1 bdim. suite, private,  new appl., plus W/D, prol. N/S,  $480/mo. 685-7161 aft. 5pmJ11c  For Rent  Hallmoon Bav '  Pender Harbour  Large 1 bdrm suite In new w/lront  house, Hallmoon Bay area. Avail.  April 1. $550/mo. plus utils. 520-  3102. #13c  Watertront 1 bdrm cabin, Irvine's  Landing, avail. March 15. Laundry  facilities, electric heat. $400/mo.  Deposit. N/S 683-9446.      #13c  Madeira Park modern mobile  home, 2 bdim. 2 balhs, vaulted  ceiling, skylights, ceiling Ian, 5  appls., laige sundeck, avail,  immed., $650/mo. refs. req. 883  2193. ��13w  2 bdrm lurnished condo, Secret  Cove by weekend, week or monlh.  865-7682. 1112c  2 bdrm, 2 bath house, Redrooffs.  Wood slove, elect, heat. 4 appls.,  garage, barn. On quiet acre. Preler  lease. Rels. req'd. $600/mo. 885  4277. ��12c  Hallmoon Bay, avail. Mar. 1, new 2  bdim. suite, 1200 sq. ft. quiet  sunny location. Laundry, palio, on  bus route, close to school, $650  plus utils. N/S no pets, rets. req.  885-3486. ��110  Dependable working couple seeking 2 or 3 bdim. cabin/house,  w/front oi view In secluded area.  Willing to pay top dollar foi the  light spot. Long term rental or possibly purchase. No pets. Lv. Mess.  1-685-1263. ��11w  1 4 2 bdim cottages avail immed.  N/S, N/P. Free use of dock and  small fishing boat. Cable included.  Refs. ieq. From $400/mo. 883-  95f9. tfns  2 bdrm. condo in The Manse,  uppei Gibsons, $750/mo. avail.  Apr. 1.  2-3 bdrm. upper S lower duplexes  in Roberts Cieek, $750/mo avail,  immed.  NRS Sechelt Realty Property Management Dept. 685-9093.      tfn  QIBSONS: HOUSES  Three bedroom, 2 1/2 bath view  home, all appliances, great view,  ' $1,250' per month plus utilities,  N/S!1#  TOWNHOUSES/CONDO  Two bedroom town  house,  includes all appliances, $800 pet  month.  APARTMENTS  One bedroom, side by side duplex,  $400 per month plus utilities.  Three bedioom apartment, rent  includes heat and hot water, $675.  SECHELT: APARTMENTS  One bedioom apartment, $475,  plus utilities.  COMMERCIAL  CENTRAL (WSONS  Retail/office space for rent, 1275  square feel, central air conditioning, good parking, - $10 triple net.  GRANT REALTY LTD.  MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST/  LABORATORY ASSISTANT  Metro-McNair Clinical Laboratories plays a significant role In Ihr  provision ol community based diagnostic laboratory services  Ihrourjhout Ihe province  An opportunity cuirenlly exists lor a casual Medical Laboratory  Technologisl/iaboialoiy Assistant al our Sechell and Gibsons  laboratories  Current CSLT registration wilh al leasl 2 years experience In  hematology, along with excellent interpersonal and  communication skills are required. Your dulies will include  routine hematology, urinalysis and coagulation testing,  venipunclure, ECG's, Holler Monitor's and specimen preparation  as well as Irani desk reception Hours lor this position will be  Thursday al Gibsons as a Medical Laboratory Assistant, Friday as  a technologisl at Sechell, and Salurday as a Technologist at  Gibsons.  Qualified candidates are invited to apply to:  Metro-McNair Clinical Laboratories  821 Highway 101  Gibsons, B.C. VON IVO  32. Commercial  for Renl  Davis Bay/Wilson Creek hall available. Wheelch air facilities. 885-  2752 or 865-9863. Ifn  COMMERCIAL  1800 sq. It. warehouse and olfice  space, Gibsons industrial basin.  $900 per monlh triple net  SecheH retail, approx. 900 sq ft.  Whart St., $1000 incl. taxes.  Sechelt oflice space, $450-$750  Wilson Cieek   -   warehouse,  $6 00/fool.   olfices   spaces.  $5.50/loot.  GRANT REALTY LTD.  986-3330  Warehouse space lor lease, 1500-  3000 sq. fl. Hwy 101. Gibsons. All  facilities avail, incl. large loading  dock. 685-4193. tfn  Roberts Creek Hall, avail, dances,  parties, weddings. Yvonne 886-  7815. Ifn  Fabulous commercial storefront lor  lease. Over 1000 sq. ft. No triple  net. Avail. Jan. 1, Seaview Plaza,  Gibsons. Marie, Glen 686-7018 or  Lome 1-737-6081. tin  34. Help Wanted  3 bdrm.furnished house, lease,  Tuwanek. $700.  2 bdim. side duplex, Gibsons,  $750.  2 bdrm. watertront, Gibsons, $850.  2 bdim. acreage, Redrooffs, $700.  Small 2 bdrm.watertront cottage,  Lower Rd., $475.  Sussex Realty Property  Management-Dave Austin  M542W  32 Commercial  For Rent  Upper Gibsons. 1000 iq. fl. all  conditioned, natural gas. 886-3053  after 5:30 pm 113c  350 sq. ft olfice space with private  entrance. Rent of $375 includes  lighl. heat and hot water 886-4716  m2806 ��13w  Laige olfice space, upper Gibsons.  $400 plus hydro 866 7461  ��12w  1100 sq. fl. slore donl in new building. Inlet Ave., Sechelt. Excellent  parking Suitable lor retail oi medical oriented business Lease  negotiable 685-6296. 885-1939  eves. ��11w  Lighl industrial 750 sq. 11. workshop w/washroom. oveihead  doors Centre ol Gibsons  $475/mo. 1-921-6751.       ��11w  Prime retail space. Hwy 101.1500  sq tl $1000 No triple net. 737-  6081       tfn  For Renl - Seamount Industrial  Paik. light industrial, service commercial, up to 2,000 sq It. 10' caning, heavy wiring. Also 750 sq It  bay 12' door, mall exposure.  Phone 886-2663 days, 686-9075  eves tfn  5,000 square foot warehouse with  office space. Wilson Creek. Long  term lease desired. NRS, Sechelt  Really Ltd 865-9093 tfn  Small Gibsons business seeks  capable person for janitorial duties  approximately 4 houis pei day, 3  days pei week. Must be willing and  able to work holidays and weekends. Contiact teims preferred.  686-2989. ��12c  The N.S.A.M.H. is locking for a  family who lives on the Sunshine  Coast who could provide overnight  respite support to a preadolescenl  gill with autism. Preference is foi a  family whose children aie oldei  leans, and has at least one adult in  tha lamily who has expeiience  woiking with autistic individuals.  Please contact Corinne or Delaney  at 964-9321 colled. Hlw  Short oidei cook and waitress for  Pandei Haiboui Goll Club. Call  Dave West 863-9541.       #l3w  Pragram Worker lor Adult Day  Program, 19 hours per week. To  plan and carry out a creative and  suitable community based program  for elderly and/or disabled clients  Must be able to woik as a team  member with minimal supervision.  In good health and have a cai. If  you have a background In recreation, OT/PT, are musical and/or  artistic and are creative in involving  others we want to meat you  Please send resume to: Adult Day  Program, Sunshine Coatt Home  Support Society. Box 2420,  Sechelt, BC VON 3A0. by March  25,1994. 112c  Part time / full time catering /  restaurant help. Please drop off  resume to Box 1183, attn T  Matthaus or phone 885-2833.113c  Healthy N/S foi part-time kennel  duties, must be available weekdays and weekends 8864568.  111c  Now accepting resumes. Please  drop oil at Subway, Gibsons  Houis not suitable foi students.  *13c  ELPHIE'S CABARET  is accepting applications loi bartenders, waitresses, doorman, bus  persons. Apply in person to Chris  Thursday to Saturday, 7:30-10pm.  ��13w  Irvines Landing marina & pub,  experienced cook. Contact Wayne  883-1145 Ifn  Assemble light products at home  Excel, income, easy woik. Call for  directory, 24 his. (604) 623-2360  ext. A74. ttn  Secretary/bookkeeper - must know  Windows and Accpac computer  Pari lime working to lull lime.  Phone alt. 5:30 pm to 8 pm. 885-  2774. ��11c  Marine Mechanic - Pender Harbour. Experience in OB/IB. Preference given to current Volvo/OMC  Evinrude certificates. Send resume  to Box 169, Madeira Park, BC VON  2H0. Miw  Certified Dental Assistant - part-  time, flexible days. For reception  and preventive duties. Call 886  7020 or apply to Dr. Donald R.  Bland Inc., RR��2. S2, C6, Qibsons, BC M3w  Now accepting applications for out  1994 season full lime and part time  positions available as server, bartender, kitchen help, grounds worker, housekeeping, front desk clerk.  Must be willing to woik shifts and  weekends. Send resume oi drop in  in peison, Maich 16117 between  6:30am to 4pm. Lord Jim's Resort  Hotel, C16JR site, RRM, Hallmoon Bay. BC VON 1YO    Miw  Experienced Conveyancing Secretary lor part-lime position in busy  Gibsons office. Please send  resume and references to P.O.  Box 1820, Gibsons, BC VON 1V0.  I M2w ,  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED  Gibsons Minor Ban needs a coach  foi the 13-16 age group team to  start next weak. Two games a  week i one practice to end of  June. Also assistant coaches  needed for other age teams. * Volunteer drivers are desperately  needed in Sechelt to transport people to medical appointments both  locally and in Vancouver. Expenses fully reimbursed' Help is needed lo coordinate a teen talent show  in July ' Coast Garibaldi Health  Unit needs a volunteer to assist  them with baby clinics every Wed.  from 1:40 to 3:40' Volunteers aie  needed to visit residents of Totem  Lodge 4:30-6:30 any day of the  week. Foi these and more opportunities contact the Volunteer and  Information Centra al 665-5881.  Hlw  Busy salon, looking lot qualified  hairdresser. 886-2121 eves 886-  0552. Mic  IffiH NATIONAL  Investigating A  Real Estate Career?  Need assistance with  the Real Estate  Prc-Licenslng Course?  {RcKistmion for next class  is April S, 1994)  Call Rob Cill  Sales Manager  NRS Sechelt Realty  885-2235  P/tim* yard work. Roberts Cieek,  $7/1*. 685-4414. 113c  Wanled: At toon at postiblel  Seeking a tutor tor a simple Introduction to Basic Mandarin Chinese. Please conlact Merle. 883  2196 M2w  Full time cook, part lime waiter /  waitress. Experience necessary.  Phone 685-7666 or bring in  resume lo Wakefield Inn     M2c  Bookkeeper lor maiine business  Expeiienced in A/P. A/R. collections, tales tax remittance, payroll  on computer Minimum 2 yrs experience. Days 666-3005.     Miw  For rent. 5000 watt, I20vac 240  vac generator in good working  order. Steam cleaner power washer with sand blaster attachment.  Reasonable rales. 686-4859 Ji3c  LtM HOME IMPROVEMENTS  Renovations-Rooting.Repairs-  Power Smart Windows-Vinyl Siding. Reasonable, guaranleed. 685-  22KL M3w  DeRooa Chipping t Tree Service  will chip up to 12" dia. tiees. Fast,  reliable, reasonable rates. 865-  3910 M3w  Word Processing Audio Tape  Transcription Mailing Lists. MS-  **�����   m  Residential, spiing. moving in oi  out cleaning Seniors discount For  estimate call Joyce 865-4265 or  Debt 885-2350 ��i3w  BARRY'S WINDOW CLEANING  Vinyl and metal siding washed.  Lawn cutting. Residential - commercial CaH Barry 886-3277 M3c  RENOVATIONS PLUS  Lei Surelock Hornet solve your  problems Ouality workmanthip,  lair prices Bonded and insured.  Free estimates. Talk to someone  who's clued in! Donn 885-3557.   II 2w  DUMP FEE INCREASES  drastically Apiil 15. Beat it Haul  now 685-0737 M2c  KITCHENS 4 BATHS  Quality workmanship, fair prices.  Many happy cuitomen. Raft,  avail. Bonded and Insured. Call  Donn at Surelock Homes 885-  3557 ,._ Coast News, March 14,1994  19  35. Business & ��� 35. Business &  Home Services   | ;       Home Services  Plumbing, gas/oil/electric healing,  electrical - seivice, repairs, installation. Drain cleaning, preventative  maintenance, consulting. Michael  886-8083 or 886-8022.       Kile  Q1  BRUNO'S  ELECTRIC  "NOJOBTOOSMAU"  Residential ��� Commercial  886-2054 License #10805  37 yi. old local carpenter available  for your spring lix-ups 22 yrs.  experience 885-0198.       M2c  Grounds maintenance, lirewood  chopping/stacking, landscaping  labour, cleanup etc. Man/men  available few hours/few weeks.  Rob 886-3822. Miw  BOBCAT  D125 backhoe & grapple. Seplic  tanks, trenching, backfilling, landscaping, lock walls, ponds, water  gardens. 883-2063,970-2019.  Miw  MOUNTAIN  CITY  ELECTRIC  LTD.  RKSIDIiNTIAI..  COMMERCIAL.  INDUSTRIAL  886-2834  KEITH CLINE  HH ���VSMI ( HI (.ItlSONSVON IVO  *R 23163  DO YOU NEED  Pressure washing, lubbish  removal, misc. hauling, landscape/lawn mainl, powei raking.  brushcutting, wood bucking/splitting, roto-tillei, window/gutter  cleaning, lirewood, etc. 865-0737.  Mic  HOMEOWNERS  HELPLINE  Any**  d^sItau. 886-4788  SEAWAY CONSTRUCTION ���  Backhoe Service, good rales. 885-  0621,686-0070. Mln  DUMP RATES GOING UPI  III haul it away for less. 685-9694,  328-1811 cell. M3w  Foi all youi typing and computei  woik needs call 685-9684. #13w  NEED HELP SPRING  CLEANING YOUR  GARDEN?  "boWN TO EARTH  GARDENING SERVICES  katiirynml'ssells  mj-mw  Outbuilding, addition, renovation,  repaii, structure inspection, documentation rot specialists. 885-  6070. M1w  SEAMS  RV 1 On board cushions, curtains,  canvas Ireight bags, mechanics  'seat-chaps' to protect customer  vehicle seats. 666-7277.    Miw  DRYWALL  Boarding, Taping, Mudding, Excel.  refs. no job loo small. 885-5566,  Mike. Miw  Income Tax Preparation. $25.  Delivery seivice available, seniois  discount. 886-3075. <21w  GREEN CUPS  Lawn cutting, thatching, yard maintenance. Garden Sheds. Free estimates 886-9593. M3w  D.W. Johnston Tracking, sand,  crushed rock, drain rock. Very reasonable rates. 885-8849.    M6c  Electrician: by the hour or contract  W.Rennie 685-4645 Reg. ��686t.  M2w  WILLOW GARDEN SERVICE  Spring pruning, clean-up. lawn and  garden care. exc. rels. Rob Wilson  865-3232. M2w  BAD POWER WASH  Enviio Iriendly cleaning agents!  We do vinyl, aluminum, wood siding, decks, boats, RVs, concrete,  stucco, tools. 886-0055     M2w  LAWN t GARDEN  Fruit tree pruning and spraying,  garden renovations, retaining  walls, hedge trimming, general  cleanup Call 686-0160.        Ifn  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  At home oi at woik, one on one oi  a group. Call Jeff 886-8095. tfns  CHIPPING AND MULCHING  SERVICE  Turn youi blush piles, leaves and  garden waste to chips and mulch  lor compost. Quick service, reasonable rates. Nick al 686-2756.  INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR  RENOVATIONS  Wallpaper, paint, carpentry, drafting, tree estimates. References  available. 866-3463. tfns  CULTURED MARBLE  Jetted bathtubs, sinks, baths and  showei panels, CSA approved.  Free estimates. Tom Ssaly 883-  2978. ttn  COASTLINE FENCING  Wooden A Chain Link  Fencing  Call after 6pm 886-2215 Bob tfns  QUALITY WOODWORK  Home Remodelling, Finishing  We look at all jobs big oi small.  Foi prompt, quality work at an  affordable price, call Art Giesbrecht 885-3372 or 685-7169. tfn  I'M YOUR HANDIMAN  Poiches, Additions, Remodelling,  Solariums, No job too small. Bill al  886-0380 oi 24 hr. pager 1-977-  6502.886-0684. Hn  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD  Topping ��� Limbing - Danger Tree |  Removal, Insured, Guaranteed  Work. Free estimates. 865-2109.  tin  36 Work Wanted  VERSATILE TRACTOR CO.  Tractor wilh rototlller and double  bottom plow, Bobcat 743 with  landscape lake and bucket, small I  excavator lor driveways and seplic  lank systems. All woik guaranteed.  Also small dump truck lor hire.  886-4859. #13c  Small drywall jobs and repairs.  Plumbing, carpentry, small renovations, seniors discounts. Call Norm  886-0997. M3w  Want your grass cut? Call Lloyd  666-7990. M3w  Experienced reliable night watchman. 885-5937 lv. phone number |  foi #56. M3w  Renovations: Additions: Certilied  carpenter Biad 886-8652. #13w  Two men will build decks, fences,  garages, rool repairs - shingles or  hot tar roots. For info call 686-  6698 ask lor Richard.        M3w  Experienced tutor avail, for elementary student. Background in  ESL, phonics, whole language,  reading and math skills. Fits! lesson free. Call 686-8352.     M2c  Young homemakei will clean  houses. Reliable, reasonable  rates. 665-7000. M2c  Carpenlry, renovations, additions,  By hour or contract. 886-3107.  If 12c  Do it yourself ceramic tile, hardwood, lino. Or call 886-8934 #13w  CERTIFIED CARPENTER  For Hire  RENOVATIONS A SPECIALTY  rn'i.    BiadSleuart  886-8652  llio  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  Al home or at work, one on one or |  a group. Call Joff 8864095. tfns  COOL RUNNINGS  One ton track available tor hauling, I  rabbish removal, moving, yard |  maintenance, rotolilling, odd jobs.  885-3917. tfns  Available for small drywall, taping,  and spray jobs. VERY experienced! Call Alan, 885-7080. M2w  Lawn cutting. Youi mowei oi mine.  Expeiienced, tellable Gibsons |  area. 686-8842. M2w  RUBBISH REMOVAL  Yard cleanup, light moves, odd I  jobs, quick, Iriendly service. 885-  9694,326-1611 ceil. M7w  Quality painting, also gardening I  and general labour. Steven j  Bethune 685-3276 M3w  37. Child Care  Small lamily unlicensed daycare  (soon to be licensed) available |  seven days a week, shiftwork,  overnighters. diop olfs. Meals and I  snacks provided in my bright  happy Langdale home. Lots ol,  TLC. First-aid. 686-0296.    ��13c  Babysitter needed for Iwo girls,  ages 3 and 1, in our home, 2 hall  days per week. Rels. req'd. 886-  4821. M2c  Experienced child care worker  available for daycare in my child-  oriented home. 885-6226 Holly.  M1c  Mother of one will st for your child  (under 18 mos). Mon-Fri. days  only 685-0950 Rachel.        tins  Childcare worker is happy to offer  daycare in sate, stimulating home.  Located within walking distance to  G E S 886-0056. M3w  38. Business  Opportunities  Well established variety wholesale  business, closing due to illness.  Will sell lor price ol remaining  Stock. 885-3396. M3c  Active Oyster Farm business lor  sale. Sechell Inlet. 685-7742 eves.  Ill*  Small affordable franchise House  sitting and pet care service, pre-  established clientele, flexible  houis. Call Sharon 685-2228. ss  fcO  N  ^o  fcj  ��� ���  n  LOOKING  TO  ZMi!  B,iilil,<:okiT*ln m  Children's Hospital  Putting smiles back where they belong. ���  EXTRA  MONEY  OUT  OF  YOUR  BUDGET?  TRY  SELLING  UNWANTED  ITEMS  IN THE  COAST  NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS!  news  Sentencing adjourned  in Edmonton murder  Sentencing in the case of an  Edmonton man convicted of  killing his wife has been  adjourned for the second time,  following an all-day sentencing hearing last week.  Dragan Zagorac, 48,  appeared in Alberta Court of  Queen's Bench in Edmonton  Thursday, March 3 to be sentenced on a manslaughter conviction in connection with the  1992 death of his wife, Ruth  Farfan.  Zagorac, who was arrested  in Gibsons by local RCMP in  1993, was found guilty of  manslaughter in January by an  Alberta Queen's Bench judge  and jury.  The sentencing hearing is  scheduled to conlinue March  22,  Zagorac's wife, 37-year-old  Ruth Farfan, was found suffering from severe head injuries  outside the Edmonton apartment she shared wilh her husband in September, 1992. She  later died of her injuries.  Happy St Patrick's Day  March KM: Next Food Bank  Thrifty*  HELP THE  Donation!    SM-24M or Box SM  Mm*, tt  Deli Special  Roast Beef tQ Qe  form   **'  Salami     f**  VARIETY  FOODS  5 YEARS AGO  Sunshine Coast resident Roger Lagasse has declared his intention to seek the leadership of the New Democratic Party.of Canada. An elementary school teacher and father of Iwo small children,  Lagasse was born and raised in Manitoba.  In a letter to John Cashore in Victoria, Teri Dawe of Ocean  Resource Conservation Alliance (ORCA) stales lhat fin fish aquaculture as practiced today is a larger threat to Ihe survival of wild  stocks than pollution, habitat destruction or over-fishing.  10 YEARS AGO  Canfor's board of directors approved a $34.8 million modernization plan for the Howe Sound Pulp Mill at Port Mellon. The  work started in 1981 but was halted in a period of financial  restraint in 1982.  The Sunshine Coast Regional District board scheduled public  hearings for a 10-year regional water system proposal.  The Sunshine Coast Golf Course opened for the season with  Tom Meredith as manager.  The Suncoast Breakers hosted their first annual Suncoast Cup  Oldtimers Hockey Tournament. Eight learns entered. The  Squamish Extra Old Stock team won the final against Breakers A.  Hovercraft service to Vancouver was scheduled to begin in  mid-April with four trips a day.  20 YEARS AGO  Fred Kirkham of Qibsons turned 100 years old last week. He  was surrounded by family and friends congratulating him on  reaching Ihe century mark.  Jack and Jill Cooperative School for pre-school children will  hold an open house. Parents and children are invited to see the artwork and equipment used during school hours.  Pupils of teacher Bjorn Bjornson at Gibsons elementary school  surprised his wife with a baby shower at the LePage home in Gibsons recently.  25 YEARS AGO  Peter Trower, Gibsons' poet, was the subject of an article in the  .Mancouver Sm under.the title,.How���aJ3oQk,aji(J,�� ��awtsfeip were  Bom.'   .-I n ���  The provincial government has set aside $75,000 for the roads  work program covering the Gibsons/Sechelt areas.  35 YEARS AGO  The spelling bee between students and parents at Elphinstone  High resulted in a tie, when first the boys were eliminated and the  remaining girls battled on with parents. Patty Smith and Mrs.  Gilbert were final contestants and both went down on the same  word.  45 YEARS AGO  Amalgamation with Headlands area, the firehall location, and a  proposed municipal hall were contentious subjects before a meeting of Gibsons Ratepayers Association.  INTERMEDIATE FRENCH  IMMERSION REGISTRATION  Sechelt Elementary School Is currently accepting  registrations for the Intermediate French Immersion  Program. This program will be offered In September 1994  pending Board approval. Interested parents are  encouraged to contact Shirley Wlshlove or Kerry  Mahlman at Sechelt Elementary School (885-2114) by  March 31 In order to complete a final registration form.  School District No. 46  (Sunshine Coast)  ��  RECYCLE THIS NIWIMKR  Trust  H*R BLOCK  Tax Credit Available  B.G. is offering a $50 sales tax credit for ;  every member of your family for 1993  tax returns. Call our office at 885-4010  for more details.  5674 Teredo St., Sechelt  Open 9 am - 6 pm weekdays       UK  9 am - 5 pm Sat.  Ifs why Canadians return.  ******* * n ��� ii c     vv/ftai      * ��� v ��� w r* *\ h     wiaixivi  ROYAL TERRACES BUILDING, 5477 WHARF  RD     SfCHIll    B  MONDAY, MARCH 14,1994  UPCOMING MEETINGS  Sunshine Coast Recreation Commission  Tuesday, March 15th at 7:00 p.m.  Economic Development Commission  Thursday, March 17th at 9:30 p.m.  Solid Waite Management Plan Advisory Committee  Wednesday, March 23rd al 3:00 p.m.  Provincial Emergency Program  Thursday, March 24th at 3:00 p.m.  Regular Board  Thursday, March 24th at 7:30 p.m,  Please Note: March meetings for Development Services,  Planning Committee and Arti Liaison and Support  Committee have been cancelled.  PENDER HARBOUR AQUATIC & FITNESS CENTRE  (Behind the P.H. Secondary School on Hwy. #101, Madeira  Park) 883-2612  SPRING BREAK DAY CAMP FOR KIDS March 21-25/94, 9 a.m.  ��� 12 noon. Ages 5-12 years old. $1 5/day or $50/week.  There will be gymnastics, aerobics, swimming, games, arts &  crafts, drama, songs, hiking, tennis & lots of fun. (Bring snack  for the morning). Pre-registration is required.  SPRING BREAK SWIM SCHEDULE - March 21-25/94, 11 a.m.-  2 p.m. & 6:30-9:30 p.m. for public swimming. Fitness classes  will continue in the evenings at 7 p.m. as per our winter  schedule.  SWIMMING LESSON REGISTRATION Saturday, March 2fa/94,  2-4 p.m. Phone the pool for more information and registration.  NEW FEES - SECHELT LANDFILL SITE  Effective MAY 1.19*4. the fees for controlled waste will be:  JK PER TONNE:  Appliances, Asphalt & Concrete, Cardboard, Commercial  Waste, Derelict Vehicles, Durable Goods (furniture/TVs/etc.),  Dirt & Rocks, Oil Tanks, Scrap Metal, Misc.  tffl PER TONNE:  Clean Construction Waste, Clean Demolition Waste, Roofing,  Clean Yard Waste/Brush  S75 PER TONNE: Asbestos, Gypsum, Refrigerators & Freezers  S12S PER TONNE: Passenger Tires  _]__ PER TONNE: Medium Truck Tires  ___\ PER TONNE: OTR Oversize Tires  " NO CHARGE for regular househoM/Mtchen waste  S.K. Lehmann  Superintendent of Public Works  REQUEST FOR QUOTATION  The Sunshine Coast Regional District requests quotations for  the demolition of two (2) buildings constructed illegally on  privale lands, one (1) building is in the Redrooffs area and one  (1) building is in Hopkins Landing. For more information please  contact Paul Walson, Bylaw Enforcement Officer, at 885-2261.  luiiuiu r ,iiii vv.HMJii, Dyidw i i Muiicind 11 wim.i-i,  Closing dates for accepting bids is March 31.1  noon.  994 at 12:00  HOURS ��� MONDAY TO WEDNESDAY 8:00AM TO 5:00PM, THURSDAY AND ERIDAY 8:00AM TO 6:00PM  _________________  ________________  am 20  Coast News, March 14, 1994  news  A  v^  Come On In!  ~V\         PEEK at our New  \ \ | (( '\x- I   Spring Arrivals/Take  Cowrie St. Sechelt   NHS 2'H(>  10 -5 Mon. - Sat.  RCMP are applauding new federal firearms regulations saying the rules will make their job easier.  Joel Johnstone photo  Firearms legislation a hit with hobbyists  bv Don Anderson  New legislation requiring  owners of firearms to take a  safety course or test is a welcome addition.  At least that is the opinion of  Bill Ellis, president of the Sunshine Coast Rod and Gun Club,  which boasts some 200 members.  "I think it is a good thing for  first-time firearms users.  Besides the leaching that we  give at the core program, I don't  think there is anything wrong  with people getting exposure to  firearms safely," Ellis said.  Legislation came into effect  Jan. I and now requires lhat  Canadians applying for a  Firearms Acquisition Certificate  (FAC) successfully complete a  course or test in the safe handling and use of firearms and  the laws relating to them.  The law affects BC, Alberta,  Ontario, Quebec, Prince Edward  Island and the Yukon.  The legislation will come  into effect for the remaining  provinces and Northwest Terri-  gibsons council tides  tories April 1. Ellis, teacher of  the Canadian Firearms Safety  Training Course at the Capilano  College Sechelt campus, said  the new legislation may serve to  reduce the number of firearms-  related accidents.  He is encouraging parents to  enroll their children in Ihe classroom course to ensure they  know that if they come in conlact with a firearm, they could  be "playing with something that  could be potentially dangerous  lo them."  Ellis said the perception that  the majority of accidents in the  home are related to firearms is  exaggerated.  What is important is thai if  there are firearms in the home,  residents have some knowledge  of safety precautions in their  handling.  "Everybody should be taught  about firearms; then we  wouldn't have the problems that  we do have," he said.  The legislation has established national standards for  safe handling of firearms and  understanding of the laws governing firearms possession.  What it won't do is stop people from obtaining weapons outright.  "I don't think it is going to  stop any kind of violent crime. I  personally think that people who  use firearms for violent crimes  are going to get them regardless," Ellis said.  Sechelt RCMP Cpl. John de  Jong also favors the new legislation, if only because of the more  stringent requirements placed on  purchasers and owners of  firearms.  Like Ellis, de Jong believes  people should know the dangers  of the instruments they are handling.  Successful completion of the  Canadian Firearms Safety  Course or tests is valid for life,  unless a prohibition order is  issued against the applicant.  The course includes information, instruction, demonstrations, video presentations, and  practical exercises on the various types of firearms and how  Handicap concerns  Councillor Ted Hume is concerned about the lack of handicap  access to sidewalks and buildings  in Gibsons.  Handicap access, he said at  the end of the council's March 1  meeting, "has got to become part  of the normal procedures. It  comes in as an afterthought all  the time."  Hume pointed at the town  office as an example of a location with poor handicap access.  "We're our own worst offender," he said, noting a doorbell  ringer for the town hall is located  out of reach of wheelchair-bound  people and the continual parking  of a town vehicle in what  amounts to the best handicapped  parking spot should be rectified  with the vehicle being moved to  another area.  Some other examples of poor  handicap access to sidewalks, he  said, are at the tennis courts,  Alder Springs Road and Pioneer  Park.  Administrator Dan Legg told  Hume that work to rectify the  lack of handicap access at Pio  neer Park or "the five comers"  would begin shortly. Two days  after the March 1 meeting, work  crews began installing access  ramps onto the sidewalks at the  site. Planner Susan Stratis  informed Hume that the new  provincial building code has "a  lot more provisions than in previous years" for requirements for  handicap access.  Legg said the town installs  handicap access to all new sidewalks and roads but suggested it  is possible "the odd one may be  missed."  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