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 I.eq is I li' t Vt'   Hui I'l tli'l  I 'a r 11 nmenf-   Bu IJ d i nqs  VICTORIA,   B.C.  VHV   ikc> 94.'69  Al tfefit ion: text Card in  COAST^NEWS  50 cents per copy on newsstands  ESTABLISHED    1945  March 21,1994 Volume 48 Issue 12  ������������������������������������  Gibsons residents  harbour  resentment   *  for jet skis    j  We've sot heaps  of the write stuff,  beginning on  page4     4  Student  exchanges  with far      L  away places 0  We challenge  Squamish and  Whistler to nA  a race      20  This dog and  many other  animals in  need of homes are  waiting at the SPCA  Call 886-CARE  L  Mike Scott follows through during a break in junior dart league play Wednesday night at the Gibsons Legion Hall.  Joel Johnstone photo  Chaudiere a learning experience, says Straith  Jay Straith brought more sinking news to the Sechelt and  District Chamber of Commerce Thursday.      Joel Johnstone pholo  by Don Anderson  The sinking of the Chaudiere  could have been better handled, if  only from a public relations  standpoint.  "We didn't do a good enough  job explaining it up front to people," admitted Jay Straith, president of the Artificial Reef Society  of B.C., during last Thursday's  (March 17) Sechelt Chamber of  Commerce luncheon.  "Non-divers don't understand  artificial reefs," Straith said,  adding that this "misunderstanding" spawned negative public  reaction and environmental fears  about the sinking of the vessel.  Timing of Ihe next sinking has  not been determined, but Straith  said the society is ensuring that it  won't be as much of a surprise to  residents and environmentalists as  the Chaudiere was.  "In all honesty, what may have  happened with the Chaudiere is it  happened all too quick," he said.  "We haven't made any commitment to anything yet...we are  just looking and asking a lot of  questions." The society is currently reviewing sites between Powell  River and Thormanby Island for  the creation of a second artificial  reef off the Sunshine Coast.  If a suitable site is found, it  would likely become the home of  the HMCS Cape Breton, measuring 520 ft in length, 60 ft wide  and 85 ft high. The vessel was  previously used as a maintenance  and supply ihip during World  War II.  Straith said eight Chaudiere  vessels could fit into the Cape  Breton. The society is also considering sinking the 200-ft Sea  Shepherd. "We are telling people  not to worry about the size of the  ship, worry about the site," he  said. "The Cape Breton is prior-  ized for the Sunshine Coast but if  I can't find a suitable site, I'll  have to look elsewhere."  During his presentation to the  chamber, Straith outlined the successes of the G.V. Church artificial reef off the coast of Sydney.  "The basic thing with an artificial reef is, to get it to work, it  must attract invertebrate life," he  said.  Environmental assessments  and monitoring of artificial reefs  have turned up no evidence that  they have negative impacts on  marine life. In fact, Straith said, it  is quite the opposite.  In the case of the G.V. Church,  the ship was covered with barnacles after lha first anniversary of  its sinking. Eventually rock fish,  carp, Ihe rarely seen swimming  scallop, link cod and more  advanced forms of marine life,  including octopus, look up residence on the ship. "One of the  problems we have with artificial  reefs is ihey are just too damn  successful," Straith said.  Of late, the society has been  lobbying the federal government  to change its fisheries legislation  to protect artificial reefs from  fishing boats attempting to cash in  on Ihe reefs' bounty of marine  life.  Gibsons wants more police to fight rising crime rate  by Ian Cobb  Gibsons town council plans to  press the RCMP Vancouver Subdivision to assign more staff to  the local detachment.  After hearing a monthly  report from Gibsons RCMP  detachment Cpl. Robin Blair  March 15, mayor Eric Small suggested the town write a letter to  Vancouver subdivision superintendent David Cowley, asking  him to consider bolstering the  detachment's roster of officers.  "In the lighl of the serious and  time-consuming files, we should  consider writing to the RCMP"  superintendent, Small said.  At Ihe outset of his report,  Cpl. Blair informed council that  the number of members on  active duly al Ihe detachment  was nine for the month of February and Ihose on duly had to  crank it up another notch as the  number of calls into the detachment are up, as are the number of  files.  "For Ihe year lo date, our file  volume is up 14 per cent and our  crime files cases are at 263 for  January and February, compared  to 192 in (Ihe same time period  in) 1993," Blair said.  "These figures have added a  substantial workload," Blair said.  In addition, the violent crime  rate, which includes assaults and  sexual assaults, has more than  doubled.  Blair said the detachment has  handled 36 violent crime files so  far this year, compared to 17 lasl  year.  Councillor Ted Hume asked  Blair if the increase in crime is  indicative of the rising population on the Sunshine Coast and in  Gibsons; ihe corporal responded,  "It is." Blair also noted that he's  watched the crime stats for ihe  detachment increase "every  monlh since I've been here."  Blair has been posted in Gibsons  since September 1992.  The increases are figured out  by comparing Jan. 1993 to Jan.  1994 and so on, Blair explained.  "It's a phenomenal increase  and it's been pretty steady."  An alarming aspect of the  increase in violent crimes is thai  they usually don't occur too  often in Ihe first quarter of the  year (Jan. to March), Blair said.  The 36 incidents already  reported and under investigation  amount to 24 per cenl of the  1993 yearly total of 152. That  figure was a marked increase  over the 103 incidents reported  in 1992.  Gibsons council's letter  requesting more officer power  won't take the subdivision office  by surprise as a study looking  into whether or not Ihe Gibsons  area requires additional staff was  conducted and completed in January.  And the results of the study  noted Ihe detachment could use  "two more on-road resources  (officers) to bring us up to  provincial standards," Blair said.  Along with the study noting  that two more officers are needed, the findings came as a result  of rising crime statistics, traffic  volumes, population figures and  the size of the detachment area  from 1992.  Blair pointed oul that criminal  offence statistics were 20 per  cenl higher in 1993 and Ihe current trend points to statistics  being much higher in 1994 ���  meaning Ihe need for more officers may rise from two.  The decision lo assign more  police officers is up to the  provincial attorney general's  office and not Ihe Vancouver  Subdivision or Gibsons detachment, "ll would be nice to get  those two men," Blair said.  Right now, the nine to 10 officers working out of the Gibsons  detachment office are carrying  about 30 cases each. And Ihose  are the ones they're working on  "before they walk in the door,"  Blair said. Neither does that  number take into account the  calls the officers have to respond  to every shift.  Blair said there could be any  number of reasons for the rise in  violent crimes.  "It's difficult to say why certain things are up," he said. The  increases could be the result of  more people reporting incidents,  or of an increase in the population of the detachment area and  downturns in Ihe economy.  Drugs may also have a part to  play in the rise in violence, Blair  said. "There's quite a drug problem in the community which has  a spin-off effect."  A rise in property thefts to  help people purchase or trade for  drugs is a possibility, Blair said.  BC Ferries plans extra summer sailings  BC Ferries Corporation is  adding a late sailing to the Queen  of Cowichan's summer schedule.  Starling June 24, a 10:10 p.m.  sailing from Langdale to Horseshoe Bay will be added, as will  an 11 p.m. sailing from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale. The extra  sailing is a response to requests  from Sunshine Coast residents  and visitors, according to a press  release from the crown corporation.  The late sailings will only  apply lo Thursday, June 30, Fridays, Sundays and holiday Mondays, BC Ferries says.  The Sunday night sailing is  already in place.  However, below the new  schedule is the disclaimer lhat  "schedules subject to change  without notice."  An extra summer-schedule  sailing will be added to the Earls  Cove-Sallery Bay route as well.  A 1:30 p.m. departure from  Saltery Bay .ind a 2:30 p.m.  departure from Earls Cove will  also come into effect June 24.  Gibsons-area man  beaten and robbed  by Ian Cobb  A Gibsons-area man was roused from his sleep, beaten and robbed  of a small amount of cash and drugs, says a March 14 police report.  The unnamed middle-aged man told Gibsons detachment RCMP  lhat he was asleep in bed at aboul 9 pm when he awoke to find two or  three masked assailants trying to smother him wilh a pillow and bind  his hands and feel.  After a struggle, the man was struck on Ihe head with what he  believed to be a rock.  The man told police the blow rendered him unconscious and while  he was out, a small amount of money and marijuana were stolen from  his home, located on the Port Mellon Highway.  The fact that the victim reported he had some drugs stolen makes  the case a little unusual, said RCMP Corp. Robin.  "It's something different to report and it's something that occurs  more often than you hear of," he said.  But violence in connection with drugs isn't unusual, Ihe corporal  said.  "He's lucky he wasn't badly hurt."  The man was nol hospitalized.  "You have to wonder if he was involved in the illicit sale of  drugs," Blair said. "But lhal, of course, is just speculation."  If he was, it's possible the assailants may have targeted the victim,  knowing he had bolh money and drugs.  Because the Iwo or three assailants were wearing masks police  couldn't obtain a description.  _______U  ____________  -U- Coast News, March 21, 1994  Spring Is Here!  Come in ��� We may haw what you want  news  Trail Bay park project fight heating up  WE CAN MATCH THEM  1% spend time & money by going into Vancouver?  We can arrange everything for you at the same prices  you see on T.V, or in any newspaper,  with friendly local service.  Give us a call, or drop by ��� you'll be surprised how  competitive A professional we are!  Marjorie Gooding makes a point at last week's Sechelt council  meeting.  Bigtrict of jgrdjrtt  P.O. Box 129,5545 Intel Avenue, Sechelt, ac. VON 3A0 Telephone (604) 865-1966 Fax:(604)885-7591  MUNICIPAL MEMO  -__-----------<-.--- ________________  i Committee Meeting Dates  i i Arena Schedule  I March 1994  I Planning Committee  ��� Tuesday, March 22nd, at 1:30 pm (Not*  I changa In time) to be followed by  I Environment CommlttM Masting  I Community Liaison Committee  I Wednesday, March 23rd, at 2:30 pm to  I be followed by Economic Development  I Committee Meeting  HnijPiiHSaveQI^- "  Scrub hockey  Expressions of interest  The District of Sechelt would like to  extend an invitation for proposals to:  1) Provide street cleaning and storm  drainage dean-out service;  2) Provide maintenance servioes for  ornamental street lighting (non B.C. Hydro  only).  Expressions of interest should address a  period of one year.  Please reply by April 1,1994 to:  John Wild, Manager of Public Works  District of Sschslt, P.O. Box 129  Sschslt, B.C. VON 3AO  I I  I | Monday, March 21,1994 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm  I I Tuesday, March 22,1994 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm  I I Thursday, March 25,1994 1:30 pm -3:00 pm  J 'Tuesday,March29,1994 12noon-1:30pm  ! | Wednesday, March 30,1994 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm  I | Public Skats  | I Wednesday, March 24,1994 1:45 - 3:34 pm  J I Thursday, March 25,1994 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm  | (* Note: This is the last public skate this season)  I Parents & Pre-Schoolers  | Tuesday, March 29,1994 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm  I Wednesday, March 30,1994 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  L-cnp"-"- ~���J  XPf*  11' M  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.  Mayor's Hotline  S  885-5360  Burning Bylaw  Please note that the District of Sechelt  Burning Bylaw was recently amended and  now prohibits the burning of 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.  Director off Finance  "Heart of the Sunshine Coast", this growing coastal community of 7,200 welcomes new  residents including commuters to Vancouver and retirees. Retaining its rural flavour, Sechelt  is known for its marine recreation, tourism, and as a cultural centre. Incorporated in 1986 as a  district, Sechelt faces the challenge of defining a vision and building the foundations fo its  future growth.  The Director of Finance reports to the Administrator and is responsible for  1. Effective management of the District's financial affairs;  2. Managing the finance, accounting and personnel services of the District within the policies  determined by Council, to provide the best service possible given the available resources;  3. Performing the responsibilities of the position of treasurer and collector as defined by the  Municipal Act;  4. Researching, preparing and submitting reports to the Administrator and Council as  required from time to time including recommendations for new policies and bylaws and  revisions of existing policies and bylaws;  5. Working within the framework of the management team to improve the efficient operation  of the District and the delivery of all services to the taxpayers  The position requires an individual with good financial management skills, leadership  qualities and the ability to communicate effectively with residents, managers, employees and  senior levels of government.  A professional accounting designation (C.A, C.G.A., C.M.A.) plus five years post designation  experience in a senior financial management position. Municipal experience is preferred and  an M.O.A. Advanced Certificate would be an asset. A working knowledge of computers and  computerized management information systems is essential.  The District offers an attractive benefits and compensation package.  Please reply in confidence by March 31,1994 to:  Arthur J. Law, Administrator  District of Sschslt, P.O. Box 129  Sschslt, B.C. VON 3AO  West Sechelt Community Association  Information mooting with McMillan Bloedel  Tuesday, March 29th, 1994 at 7:00 p.m. at West Sechelt Elementary School  Don't miss this special meeting  ias never  O'JflllllllW  Don Anderson pholo  Private  school  on hold  for now  by Don Anderson  Whatever it takes, the Sunshine Coast will have an  expanded privale school.  That is the message from  Ivan Fox, pastor of Ihe New  Life Christian Fellowship,  which is currently pursuing the  development of a 100-150 student private school in Sechelt.  The project has been held up  for several years as a result of  revisions made to Sechelt's  Official Community Plan. Rezoning of the property designated for the school won't likely be  addressed until after the adoption of the revised community  PUn-,"   ',',  '    ���. w.    '  For Fox, (he wait  t&eiMbi&frustratitig .  'A'(The project) has actually  beep sitting for two years now,"  Fox said.  "It's got to happen somewhere, somehow. Whether it's  in Sechelt or Roberts Creek, we  are going to build somewhere."  New Life Christian Fellowship has targeted five acres in  Sechelt below the ice arena on  Reef Road for the development  of a school, running track, playing fields and parkland.  If re-zoning is approved, Ihe  building could be in place within 10 weeks and in time for the  1994-95 school year. The project will cosl roughly $250,000  to complete, with private donors  providing much of the funding.  The Christian school has  been on the Coast for about 12  years, initially operating out of  Gibsons before moving to  Sechelt for four years. It has  since moved back to Gibsons on  Kiwanis Way.  "The school has grown consistently since ils inception.  Right now we're around 87  (students)," Fox said.  Whal makes the private  school different from a public  school is its attempts to deal  wilh more "character qualities"  and take a different approach  "on how lo train the children,"  Fox said.  When the project was first  proposed, it received considerable criticism from owners of  neighboring properties wanting  to preserve the area's residential  characteristics.  "We really want to work  with the local neighborhood  ihere. If, after going through  and talking to everybody and  the people just don't want it  there, we will have to look  somewhere else," said Fox.  Bob Johnstone, superintendent of School District 46, said  the development of private  schools on the Coast is  inevitable as parents search for  more educational opportunities  for iheir children.  "People are looking for different ways to satisfy their  needs. It's very difficult to have  one thing for all and I think it is  incumbent for us lo address  lhal," he said.  "I guess my only concern is I  worry aboul sociely fragmentation."  by Don Anderson  Some Sechell residents are not  about to give up the fight to save  lands adjacent to Teredo Street  and Inlet Avenue from the clutches of a local developer.  The lands, often referred to as  Trail Bay Park, have been targeted for a multi-use development  by property owner Jeffrey Tong.  But residents attending last  week's District of Sechelt council  meeting have something different  in mind. "We now give you a  further chance to beautify the  town," resident Jerry Houle said  during his brief address before  council.  Houle, a member of the Trail  Bay Protection Society, was one  of seven residents who took their  plea for parkland preservation to  the municipality March 16. Houle  said members of the society  would like to meet with council  to find a way of purchasing the  land from Ihe developer.  "There's too much talk that it  is going to cost too much but  there are other ways to  fundraise," Houle said.  The society has accumulated  440 signatures of residents supporting the preservation of the  lands for a waterfront park.  "There is strong support in the  community for a park and we  intend to build on that support  and keep it alive," Houle said.  He said many municipalities  "are kicking themselves" for not  taking the opportunity of acquiring waterfront property when  they had the chance.  Nancy Baker, an 18-year resident of the Coast, said park land is  essential for addressing the health  needs of the community, particularly the problem of isolation.  "Those small effects make the difference in health costs," Baker  said. "There is nothing simpler  than preserving something we  already have and nothing greater."  Gilbert Joe of the Sechelt Indian Band presented a brief history  of the land, the number of times it  changed hands, and how each  owner still managed to leave the  land in its natural state.  "In my own personal opinion,  a park on the waterfront would  certainly give prestige to the  Sechelt community," Joe said.  Council did nol address the  future of the park at last week's  meeting but it "will certainly take  into consideration all the comments made," said Mayor Earl  Basse.  The developer's recent proposal ��� to build 48 residential units  in three separate apartment buildings of three storeys and 15 units  each, two lownhouses in a separate building, and an apartment  complex built above 3,300 square  feet of commercial space ��� was  rejected by the planning committee last month.  The Inlet Raider barge loads vehicles and other waste during a  {earn clean-up of Deserted Bay and Vancouver Bay (up Sechelt.  nlet) by the Sechelt Indian Band and Inter/or.       photo submitted ,  *py  MacBlo, union come to  terms over development  by Darah Hansen  The IWA logging union and  MacMillan Bloedel have struck  a deal over logging in the  forestry company's proposed  West Sechelt mega-development.  Local IWA representative  Murray Cantelon met with staff  from MacBlo last week to discuss union concerns that the  312-acre proposed housing  development will cut long-term  jobs from the logging market.  Should the property be developed, "it can only be logged  once," said Cantelon.  The MacBlo property in  West Sechelt was originally purchased in the 1950s and has  been used as a private tree farm.  The company announced its  intentions to develop the land  last summer.  Cantelon said MacBlo has  agreed to "put something back"  lo loggers who may be affected  by its development proposal and  company officials have  promised financial support to  industrial retraining programs.  Cantelon said there is a  growing concern in the union  that as the population increases  and spreads out from the town  centre, more pressure will be put  on logging companies like  MacBlo to sell Iheir forestry  holdings in favour of housing  developments.  In an interview last year,  MacBlo executive Charlie Bur-  rell said no active logging has  been taking place on the West  Sechell property. The second-  growth mix of Douglas fir, hemlock and cedar on the site is  between 60 and 70 years old and  worth an estimated $500,000-  $750,000, said Burrell.  Recreational facilities  go before regional board  The developmeni of a multi-  use recreational facility will need  the support of all Sunshine Coast  taxpayers, not just Sechelt and  Gibsons taxpayers.  That was just one of the conclusions lhat came out of lasl  Tuesday's (March 15) Sunshine  Coasl Recreation Commission  meeting in Sechelt.  "My ultimate concern is if we  can sell it to the taxpayers," said  Walter Tripp, president-elect of  the Sunshine Coast Minor Hockey Association. Tripp was on  hand at the meeting to present his  plan for the implementation of a  second sheet of ice in Sechelt,  which he believes is essential to  meet the growing demands of the  hockey association.  Although he favors a second  sheet of ice buill onto the existing arena in Sechelt, Tripp said  "we will skate wherever we can  find a second sheel of ice."  For its part, the Sunshine  Coast Recreation Complex Soci  ety also made its plea to the commission, asking for support in  developing a centrally located  regional recreation complex.  "Residents can no longer wait  another four years...we all recognize that the need for a recreation complex is now," said Ann  Hayward, president of the sociely.  Ed Stevens, representing the  Gibsons parks and recreation  committee, said that town's pool  must not be overlooked in the  planning for additional recreational facilities.  "These are the questions we  are asking���what is the future of  existing facilities?" Stevens said.  "I'm in total favor of building  just a complex," said Sechelt  Indian chief Garry Feschuk. "We  offered our land to get the ball  rolling." The commission did not  make a recommendation as to  which group or plan lo support,  bul will continue to review the  information provided.  ^m  ______  ��� Coast News, March 21, 1994  news  T*ia��a*&5k%&m  tm*t%tmm- ��� ���%g5s^Aw*��M����g3& *-���. - - .^.��>-~~ ������    "-  Jet skiing in the Gibsons Harbour area is currently under municipal review.  Joel Johnstone pholo  Jet skiers anger waterfront residents  Gibsons town council wants  jet ski operators out of Gibsons  Harbour.  Council addressed the issue  March 15 during a regular meeting after receiving several letters  from residents living beside or  near the harbour.  "The extreme noise, the very  definite threat to all other boaters  and swimmers and their disastrous effect on sea birds and  marine creatures in the area must  be considered," Ann Pinsonnault  wrote in a letter to council.  She also expressed concerns  about the inevitability of an accident happening if jet ski operators are allowed to continue riding around in the harbour.  Another letter from Yvonne  Bain noted that jet skis create "a  constant barrage of noise."  In response to Pinsonnault's  letter, town administrator Dan  Legg wrote that the town has  been "actively seeking a solution  to the problem of jet skis in the  harbour."  Some of the efforts being  made by the town include a  request to the federal govern  ment to have the Coast Guard  prohibit the operation of jet skis  "within 100 metres of the shore  for the length of Gibsons shoreline."  Legg said the Coast Guard  has "endorsed" this request and  is working toward changing the  necessary legislation "to implement this prohibition."  In addition, Ihe Coast Guard  and the RCMP Marine Division  have agreed to keep an eye on  the use of jet skis in the harbour  during the summer and the Coast  Guard will post signs detailing  safe boating procedures and the  location of prohibited areas. The  signs will be posted at the public  launch ramp.  Finally, the RCMP Marine  Division is "prepared to hold a  public information meeting for  the benefit of operators of jet  skis," Legg said.  Mayor Eric Small said the  prohibition of jet skis doesn't  mean the operators can't launch  their craft in the harbour.  "They will have a channel  from the launch pad to the open  water," he said.  Sechelt development carries concerns  by Don Anderson  Extensive development of  Sechelt will have negative  impacts on Ihe environment and  increase social service needs,  say some residents.  Nancy Baker of the Sunshine  Coast Community Services  Society believes it is important  to "make the government bodies  aware of what the implications  are and the needs for a social  Wharf Street, which underwent major construction in 1993, may  face additional work this year. file photo  planner" as the area grows and  develops. "We do have to lake  inlo consideration what social  issues are going to happen. People suffer stress when there is  growth and change," Baker said,  when asked about Ihe impacts of  projected growth on the Coast.  At present, the centre is over-1  whelmed with clients and its  case load is continually expanding. Operating with two volunteers on staff only serves to further limit the centre's ability to  address the needs of residents.  "We're running right off priority. If somebody is phoning in  with a crisis they are getting our  attention right away and anything else is...I can't honestly  say we'll gel back to you right  away," Baker said.  "We're really overwhelmed.  We're working a lot of overtime  these days just to keep on top of  things. That's a social implication in itself."  Baker said there is more  demand on social services "than  Ihere ever has been." The solution to the centre's own problems in providing adequate service would be to hire additional  staff, she said.  But Ihe amount of time and  paperwork involved in hiring  staff only further detracts from  the amount of time available to  provide services.  On the environmental side,  Tony Greenfield of the Sechelt  'Marsh ProtectfrPW Society  believes development of Sechelt  I properties will haye impacts on  wildlife in the area.    ���"  "Obviously it will, but not  cataclysmic impacts. There's  nothing unique about these areas  that are going to be developed,"  he said.  Greenfield said the major  concern of the group is the Wilson Creek estuary, which is targeted for development by the  Sechelt Indian Band and  MacMillan Bloedel.  "We are certainly concerned  about the loss of habitat down  there and we are always concerned about the Caren Range  and Tetrahedron," he added.  "Those are three big issues in  my mind around here."  Naturalists have to focus in  on critical habitat loss and the  preservation of unique habitats  such as estuaries and wetlands,  Greenfield said.  GIBSONS   UNITED   CHURCH  Glassford Road  Kaster  ervices  10:00 am Good Friday - April 1st  11:15 am Easter Sunday Service  EVERYONE WELCOME  HAPPY HOLIDAYS MOTORHOME SALES  20', 22' & 24'  Gently used models  10'Camper Box for sale  FORD 250 Pick up's  '92&'93  886-9025 or 886-8481  South Pender Harbour  Waterworks District  ANNUAL  GENERAL  MEETING  To be held Wednesday, March 30,1994  At 7:00 pm in the  Pender Harbour Community Hall  Two trustee positions for three year terms to be  filled. Nominations will be accepted from the  floor. Contact S.P.H.W.D. Office (883-2511) for  further details.  Secretary-Treasurer  jKgg NATIONAL  I NRS CIBSONS REAHYITD. ��� AN INDEPtNDENT MEMBER BROKER^  '���    ���  " L  Home or  M��roperty  Evaluation  You've tried the  rest., now go  with the best  Call Kenan MacKenzie  885-7810  School budgets headed for the red  by Darah Hansen  The local school district is  heading straight inlo a near million-dollar deficit unless changes  can be effected in the manner of  ils operation.  So says secretary-treasurer to  the Sunshine Coast school dislricl, Tim Anderson, who predicts a $700,000 funding shortage "if we continue operating the  way we do now."  Anderson made the comment  in reference lo lasl week's word  from ihe Ministry of Education  announcing the 1994-95 district  education funding allotments.  The Sunshine Coast is slated  lo receive a total of $24,123,582  nexl year ��� an increase of  $650,826, or 2.77 per cenl, from  its 1993-94 funding.  Anderson said that funding  allotment actually amounts lo an  approximate two-per-cent  decrease in per-pupil spending  when the student growth of Ihe  school district is factored into the  equation.  The district is one of the  fastest-growing in the province,  expecting a four per cent growth  over the coming year.  "We're hoping the  public will help point  us in the right  direction'  -Bob Johnstone  That means roughly 160 more  kids in Ihe schools, more teachers to teach them, more support  staff and more education facilities.  Anderson said the district cannot run a deficit without permission from the ministry; even then  Ihe money is taken off the following year's block funding.  District superintendent Bob  Johnstone isn't saying yet how  he and his .staff will deal wilh  next year's projected deficit.  Johnstone said the school  board will be looking to the public, related unions and parents'  groups for input. "We're trying  now to sketch out different (budgetary) scenarios without solving  anything...we're hoping (Ihe  public) will help poinl us in the  right direction."  Johnstone said it's too soon to  say what effect the budget  announcement will have on  staffing levels and services.  As ministry dollars have  become fewer, the school district  has been attempting to streamline its services in an effort to  reduce costs.  With the elimination of a  senior administrative position  two years ago, the loss of three  full-lime leaching assistant positions last year as well as reduced  funding to general school, library  and custodial services, over $1  million has been saved.  A further $230,000 was  skimmed off the budget again  this year with no loss of jobs.  A NEWS STORY?  Call us at 886-2622  or 885-3930!  }(^B0AI^T0UTB0AI^T0UTB0ARDST0UTB0AI^T0UTB0ARDST0  Serving Mariners Since 1968  uccaneer  Marina & Resort Ltd.  'marine hardware  'marine ways to S6'  ' yard trailer haul-out service to28'  Parts  For prices you can't  miss and service  you've come to  expect call  ��� open 7 days a week 8 am-5 pm  ��� free u-hunch boat ramp  1 hull painting and power washing  SECRET COVE  885-7888  Sales  I'J^WIIlVli'JtWIKVfi'J^lHIJli'f^l^iHlllVf.'J^fHiKi'f^MKHIlIi',  l0<^BOAI^l0inWARPSloUTBOARDST0UT80ARD$T0irreOARMToUTB0ARD$  m Coast News, August 10,  opinion  Denial a recipe for  logging industry  failure  One can only hope that the executives of MacMillan  Bloedel and the various other Canadian logging companies  are getting some kind of corporate satisfaction out of the  advertising campaigns they have been conducting in this  country and in Europe in the wake of Greenpeace's campaign  to turn European companies against them.  But if they are not getting that satisfaction, they might just  as well fade to black on their magazine ads and TV commercials, because they are not going to win this battle with  Greenpeace. They have already lost it, as the cancellation last  week of MacBlo's contracts to supply wood to Kleenex and  Scott Tissue in Britain clearly demonstrates. The ads now arc  nothing more than the industry quacking for its own benefit.  Whether or not Greenpeace told lies or damned lies, as the  BC government and the logging companies allege, or told the  unvarnished truth, as Greenpeace and its supporters suggest,  almost doesn't matter to the big picture and the long haul.  Don't misinterpret this as an endorsement of all of Greenpeace's tactics in this particular campaign. That organization  did some things it should be ashamed of. But then the same  could be said for the BC government and Canadian logging  companies.  What the forestry industry is trying to deny is that it has  lost, not only this battle, but the entire war. The success of the  Greenpeace campaign in Europe ��� approve it or not ��� has  demonstrated the vulnerability of the logging industry on the  world stage.  There is a way to remedy that ��� by accepting radical  changes that customers in Europe and environmentalists at  home are asking for, including an end to the practice of clear-  cutting in general and in Clayoquot in particular. Acceptance  of other restrictions now being proposed or put in place by  the provincial government might also help the industry's  image globally.  But seemingly unable or unwilling to read that writing on  the wall, the industry is operating on the "deny, deny, deny"  principle, and refusing to make the changes that in the long  term will take the targets off their backs on the global range.  Yes, it's true that some of the changes proposed by the  government and by opponents of the logging industry are  harsh medicine, indeed, and will result in the loss of some  jobs.  However, the alternative may prove even harsher medicine  S'.Uf Whihrinw ifcycott an industry, to insist on holding onto,  e old ways of harvesting trees if ultimately it can't sell the)  batvest? And what jobs will there be then for forestry industry workers? Will that be any better than accepting certain  restrictions now?  Denying won't do the job.. .for the industry or its workers.  Drugging the  computers  The provincial government wants to put everybody's prescriptions on one computer system to prevent prescription  drug abusers from getting multiple prescriptions?  This is not a good idea. If you want to put demonstrated,  convicted abusers on a list and circulate it to pharmacists,  that's one thing. But to list so many to catch so few? No.  Maybe the people who proposed this 'Big Brother' measure should have their prescriptions analyzed.  JlMGM'S  mwM  KWCfWC  auwee  car fancier       __  iJicwa|.iB-(oi��rir  FdMPA  m  IVNQJflK  (WlfSL'MlioN  ���WTO  .seawjGGeAS  m  letters  Public speaking  is no mystery  This letter is in reply to Maureen Goldman's letter in the  March 14 issue of the Coast  News. I am happy to inform her  ihere is indeed a proven way for  her to get over her terror of public appearances.  Trie Sunshine Toastmasters  have been active in our area for  the past 10 years (we celebrate  our anniversary in April). Toast-  masters is an international group  open to any and everyone over  the age of 18. Our organization  uses educational material, effective evaluations and fellowship to  help members overcome the fear  of public speaking.  As membership vice president  I am pleased to extend an invitation to Ms. Goldman and all  other interested leaders to visit  our club. The meetings are held  Wednesdays at 7:30 pm in the  communily room (next to the fire  hall) on Chaster Road. For further information call 886-4885.  CATHIE ROY, membeship  vice president  Sunshine Toastmasters  Pool praise  As one of the users of our  newly renovated Gibsons Swimming Pool, may I applaud the  improvements lhat have been  made to Ihe facility. The many  people who are using the pool are  indicative of the popularity of  this sort of recreation or perhaps  to the growing population of our  area.  Those of us who have been  residents on the Sunshine Coast  for many years can recall the  building of the pool in Gibsons  (at no cost to the local taxpayers)  and can testify to the great pleasure it has brought to all ages.  We recall when swimming  lessons were held at local beaches and instructors and children  had to contend with tides and  inclement weather. Surely this  alone, when children newly learn  survival skills as well as swimming skills in a heated pool, has  been a great benefit to the youth  of our community. With emphasis on the importance of wellness  and fitness many adults of all  ages have used this way of keeping fit.  Some of our residents take  issue with the fact our pool does  not measure up to city size and  standards. Well, we are still a  rural community and striving lo  meet the needs of our growing  population. In the not loo distant  future, if trends cominue.'all sec-  tirtns of the coast may be served  to supplement services which we  now have in Gibsons and Pender  Harbour. In the interim, lei us  support those who have worked  and supported the upgrading of  the Gibsons Pool, live with its  inadequacies and be thankful we  have reached this stage of accommodation.  A special thank you to our  pool staff who work to make programs and schedules to accommodate all ages.  AGNES LABONTE  Gibsons  Misleading headline  I wish to draw your attention  to a completely misleading headline in the March 14 issue of the  Coast News which slates 'Survey  shows McDonald's supported.'  Does a survey showing  approval by some 58 members of  the Sechelt Chamber of Commerce, most of whom are fairly  recent residents, warrant such a  headline? According to the article, 640 of these questionnaires  were sent to members, out of  which only 70 replies were  received. Spokesmen for the  , ppspj^tifiPjal^epf ^llo'gejiff-  , ffi just aj mych interest."    M u  Regardless of whether one. is  for or against these proposals, let  us sincerely hope that neither this  nor any other organization will  have the power to make decisions  on behalf of the more than  25,000 residents whose opinions  may well differ from Ihose mak-  letters welcome  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 mail  your letters to:  The Editor  Sunshine Coast News  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0  ing your headlines.  BOB FORRESTER  Halfmoon Bay  ���Editor's note: There was no  intent lo mislead. The story which  ran under the headline clearly  slated lhat the results being published were based on the number  of surveys returned at lhal lime.  Unfortunately, a one-line headline doesn 't allow for space lo  insert qualifying phrases.  Plea for protest  There was a great sadness at  the IWMP meeting held al Rockwood Lodge, Feb. 28. The chair,  trying to bring Ihe meeling back  to reality said, "That is political  and has to come from above." He  was not suggesting an appeal to  the almighty, but Ihis is perhaps  the only recourse we have.' aq  ilq We are landless in our own  country, we are as the aborigines,  dispossessed. We are treated Ss  recalcitrant consumers to be pacified and controlled. We are as  serfs, share-croppers, workers in  a company town. We are taxed to  the hilt and in debt to the company store.  Our country is denuded of  fish, trees and clean water. We  are expected to adjust and accept.  We are voiceless. Our shopper-  newspapers are nol owned locally  but are part of a global conglomerate. We are forced to accept  this pablum, subsidized by the  government and the multinationals. Al the top governments  cower. We have only civil disobedience. Protest. Heaven help  us!  BILL HALL  Sechelt  Of joyous commitment and removal of stage cobwebs  When Fran and I set out from the Coast just over  13 months ago, destination largely unknown, friend  Nutter speculated in his farewell column that yours  truly might fetch up playing Peer Gynt with some  desert drama club. Not quile, Stuart, but respectably  close.  Twenty years ago the Driftwood Players of Gibsons were a force to be reckoned with in provincial  theatre circles. Three times in five years. 1970-75,  Driftwood alumni breezed through to the provincial  finals in annual competition and three times took  lop acting honours in the province.  In 1975. after directing Oscar Wilde's Salome. I  decided to lake a year off, bought a faltering newspaper ai the end of that year and didn't direct another play till just lasl month, almost 19 years later. In  that period I acted in perhaps half a dozen productions, most memorably with directors Betty Keller  and Ted Price.  With these honourable exceptions it was a protracted fallow period covering a period when an  actor-director might reasonably expect lo have his  best years of mature energy. Ah well, and lack the  day.  This present oasis which I have been calling  home for just three months now has been a banquet  to the famished. Here they do some theatre, by God.  It's not just a mailer of public relations, petty politics and therapeutic carpentry.  As I write this, it is three months today since I  musings  arrived in this town. I am now in rehearsal for Joe  Orion's Entertaining Mr. Sloane, scheduled for production in three week's time. It is the fourth full  scale stage production I have been involved with in  three months.  Three weeks after my arrival I was playing  assorted angels, servants and party-goers in a  Christmas compendium called Angels and Awakening.  From that I got the role of Froggy LeSeur in  Larry Shue's The Foreigner and was still in performance in that role when I was asked in an emergency to direct Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance,  not the vehicle I would have chosen to gently wipe  away the cobwebs of 19 inactive years.  The Albee play was a few days from opening  when I auditioned for and got the role of Kemp in  Joe Orion's blackest of the black comedies.  Let me just say a word about the people. This  refuge from the insane asylum much of North  John burnside  America is becoming has drawn refugees from all  parts of the theatre world. The lead role in A Delicate Balance was taken by a man who spent 25  years on Broadway.  The director of Entertaining Mr. Sloane is a  most marvellously talented and genuine actor/writer  who used to own his own theatre and company in  Carmel, California. In addition, the place bristles  with strong and talented ladies of the theatre.  Nor does this recounting of the spate of theatrical activity exhaust itself with full onstage productions.  They have evolved here a Play Readers group  which every two weeks presents a dramatized reading of a full length play. Last nighl I made my  debut in this amazing art form, reading one of the  role's in Harold Pinter's Betrayal.  I say amazing for with only five or six rehearsals  and charging entrance by donation these talented  performers fill the local hall to which it is easy to  forget the actors have scripts in their hands.  All in all, an astonishing level of theatrical activity.  Fran, incidentally, has just about been as busy as  I. She loo played assorted bits in Angels and Awakenings; did props for The Foreigner and starred in A  Delicate Balance - no, I didn't do the casting, jusl  the directing - and was first in the family on stage  wilh the Play Readers in January in a starring role  in Neil Simon's Lasl of the Red Hoi Lovers.  Nor is this peculiar in this place. It is just a regular winter season for these theatre folk.  Oh, in addition to all of the above there is an  informal group which meels to read the Shakespeare plays twice a month. One night I looked at  the fly leaf of ihe script I was holding and found it  dedicated to the Shakespeare readers of Such and  Such by Allen Ginsberg in 1952.  For those with an active and real interest in community theatre there may be a few ideas in ihe foregoing which will help to create and maintain a  dynamic and interesting level of activity, rewarding  and enriching to participants and community alike.  I simply have never met so many theatrically literate people and the high level of theatrical literacy  and sophistication Is directly related to Ihe high  level of challenging activity normal here.  There are all manner of querulous reasons for  stale inactivity. Joyous commitment is ils own  reward. Break a leg, folks.  '  Putmnei  COAST^NEWS  SubKripthn ffafei tor  tht Com Ntm or thr Wttkender:  Canada: I year ��� $35 ��� $2 45 CST ��� $37.45  6 month* ��� $20 ��� $ 1 40 CST - $21,40  Forrign: 1 year ��� $60 (No CST)  Reg. No. 4702  GaryHabert  The Sunshine Co��l News h published on  the Sunshine Coast, B.C. every Monday by  Calatikirtl fnu ltd.  Cib%om Office ��� S37 Crokt l*nt  Bom 460, Gibsons, B.C., VON IVO  (604) 886-2622, Fax (604) 8067725  Secfteft Office ��� S521 Cowrie ST.  Box 69 Sechelt, BC, VON 3A0  (604) 805 3930, Editorial (604) 805 ,960,  fax (604) 805-3954  MtfMMng  Raprasentativef   Qardv Gardarsbn. Jane* Edmonds.  Simons Csrtysie-Smith,  Susan Connor  AnntThomaen  Office Manager  Office Start  - Gibaona  -Stchait  Ar\rmPaoa  Carol Blahty  Managing Editor Larry Marshall  Raporten  Darah Hansen, Ian Cobb.  Don Andanon, Christina Bodt  Photographer  Joai Johnstons  Production  Uanagar  PM Tripp  Production  Bavarlty Shipley.  Stuart Bumaida. Andy Jukes  Annie MacTavtih.  Elizabeth Simpson.  Patricia Wolle  I  Your commumtr't AWAMO-WINNINC  The Sunshine Coast News is protected by copyright  and reproduction of any pari of it by any means is  prohibited unless permission in writing is first secured  from Classford Press Ltd., holder of the copyright.  . < Coast News, March 21, 1994  ^w****1  remember when  5 YEARS AGO  The brand new live fish packer, Fjord Pride, is readied for her  maiden voyage in Madeira Park.  She was undertaking a run to  Desolation Sound to pick up  18,000 pounds of salmon.  The fish packer was built by  Pender Harbour Boatworks for  owner/operator Helge Vedde.  The local Gibsons/Langdale  bus came to grief lasl week in an  accident on Gower Point Road  which saw it land on its side in a  ditch. Fortunately Ihere were no  passengers aboard and no  injuries to the driver.  10 YEARS AGO  Mill manager Harry Cargo is  cautiously optimistic about the  future of Canfor's Port Mellon  mill in a speech lo the Gibsons  and District Chamber of Commerce. The mill is presently  involved in a labour dispute.  L&K Lumber is declared  bankrupt. Huge trading losses  over 1982 and 1983 are the  given reason.  Suncoast Cedar Products  claim they could hire 30 more  workers at their mill if they  could get a steady supply of  wood.  Citing pressing personal concerns, school board chairman  Warren McKibbin resigns and is  replaced by Don Douglas.  15 YEARS AGO  The commemoration of Gibsons 50th anniversary as an  incorporated village was a most  happy occasion.  The sun shone on a hazy blue  day, the speeches were short,  the band played well and the  cake was excellent.  Bill Rayment conducted the  Elphinstone Band on the roof of  the museum, Bruno Gerussi and  Robert Clothier combined to  read the proclamation of the Sea  Cavalcade beard-growing contest and Don Lockstead was on  hand to dispense the commemorative scroll and anniversary  coins.  25 YEARS AGO  Monday was election day at  the Sechelt Indian Band Lands.  Henry Paul was chosen as chief.  The current display of graphic art at the Sunshine Coast Art  Council's gallery in Sechelt  could be described as a serious  study of what is considered a  frivolous and perhaps aimless  occupation ��� doodling.  45 YEARS AGO  Three men with guns, a man  with two dogs, and a food-  stocked trap failed to catch a  Wilson Creek cougar. The  cougar made off with the food  from the trap.  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I'm sure Gordon Pollock will  already have been welcomed  aboard by the rest of the merry  band wilh anti-SPCA chips on  their shoulders. I'll nol bother to  reply in any great detail lo  his...half truths and innuendo.  It's a game I can't win. Try to  come up wilh a reasoned  response and up pops another  accusation.  If it isn't howling at the shelter, it's poisoning the water supply. If il isn't spreading animal  disease, it's deliberately and calculatingly adopting out killer  dogs. Things will quiel down for  a while and we think, "Now at  least we can concentrate our  energies on running Ihe shelter  and providing the other services  in our mandate." And then  wham. Another negative letter or  petition.   ���'    ���  Forget the careless people  who let their dogs roam freely.  Their attacks on domestic pets,  farm animals and no doubt,  humans, seldom get reported.  Forget the service which Ihe  SPCA is providing Ihe community by accepting and evaluating  each one delivered to us by the  dog control officers. After all, the  SPCA is a handier target than  sometimes unidentifiable owners.  What I, who have the privilege of presiding over a wonderful, dedicated and hard-working  group of people, bolh volunteers  and staff, find insulting is Ihe  accusation of an "irresponsible  altitude of the local SPCA executive."  Then ihere is the oblique but  nevertheless damaging naming of  names. Nearly all our board  members are also hard-working  volunteers. It is thanks lo ihem  and others, that we can claim,  after opening our shelter only 10  months ago, lhal we are running  an extremely efficient shelter  operation. Yes, of course, Ihere  will be occasional glitches. After  all, we live on planet Earth. But  to paint a picture of carelessly,  callously and deliberately adopting out dangerous dogs jusl to get  rid of them is an insult.  To Ihose who read Ihe letters  to Ihe editor pages, and wonder  what's going on, we extend an  open invitation to visit us at our  shelter. You'll quickly see that  cGoo.d  Evening  BUFFET EVERY  SUNDAY EVENING  FROM 5:00 PM  $9.95  Our dinner menu also available  Fabulous Lunch  & Dinner Specials  Mon ��� Fri 7am ��� 2 pm. 5pm ��� 9pm  Sal - Sun 8am ��� 2pm. 5pm ��� 9pm  Davis lay ��� MI-7ISI  we are doing a great job and are a  tremendous asset to the community.  Maybe you'll also sign up as a  volunteer. We need you all. And  we know that from then on,  you'll judge such letters as they  deserve ��� to be ignored.  BERNARD McGRATH,  President  Sunshine Coast SPCA  Quit knocking SPCA  When are the knockers going  lo quit? When someone goes to  the SPCA lo pick put a pet (be it  a cat or a dog) don't they understand they are responsible for that  pet? Why do they accept a dog  that has problems, if they don't  want to lake care of that problem?  The SPCA tells them (Ihe dog  in this case) it doesn't get along  with other dogs. So the owner  lets it out to be on its own and  it's into trouble. People like Mr.  Pollock blame Ihe SPCA instead  of the new owners.  Mr. Pollock finds the SPCA  offensive because they ask for  donations and grants to survive.  Well I find Mr. Pollock and all  the dog breeders (like himself)  who sell dogs to people who let  them roam free to breed indiscriminately without thought of  the consequences offensive.  Where do many of the purebreds  and mixed breeds end up? If Ihey  are lucky, at the SPCA!  We have had pets, dogs and  cats, for 53 years. None of our  dogs have run free to fight or  bite. They have been spayed and  neutered and been loving pets  and companions al all limes.  We need Ihe SPCA and the  lost and hurl animals need the  SPCA to care for them. Lay the  blame al the right door, Mr. Pollock! "The irresponsible owners."  God Mew the SPCA  F.MULLEN  Gibsons  On dog attacks...  The attitude of the SPCA's  shelter manager Clint Davy and  some of the directors towards  dangerous animals was one of  the issues which led to our resignation from the local board.  Their approach is lo keep animals  alive at any cost, including  threats to public safely. There  have been several instances of  this perverse attitude.  We deeply regret the grievous  harm that was done to Ihe lab  owned by ihe Nicholbys. Howev  er, we believe that more attacks  like this are inevitable. The question must be raised: Will there  have to be an actual killing of a  child or animal by a dangerous  dog adopted out by the SPCA  before the current management  changes its willful mind-set and  accepts that a dog of unpredictable disposition is literally a  time-bomb set for a tragedy  which could have been avoided?  The SPCA's annual general  meeting will take place April 10.  There is therefore an appropriate  lime for fresh faces to come forward, and we urge interested  SPCA members to stand for election to the SPCA's board of  directors. Desperately needed on  this board are men and women  wilh a true sense of responsibility  towards both humans and animals.  FRANCES BULLOCK  (ex-second vice-president)  YVONNE BUTTERWORTH  (ex-director)  LENORE CHEESMAN  (ex-president)  SHEILA MCRAE  (ex-treasurer)  LOUISE WALTERS  (ex-flrst vice president)   VIQUSTWINEGARDEN  (exrdirector)  :    ,. . . ....  Left speechless  by burning issue  The issue is: DLS266 Open  Pit Burn Application X9 (Area  B). What goes up must come  down - NIMBY and nol in your  backyard either.  We don't understand the purpose and function of whal Advisory Planning Committees are  about based on our experience  last night al our First APC meeting. If this is democracy, perhaps  we would rather live in a benevolent dictatorship.  We know we live in the District of Sechelt. The area in question is directly adjacent to  Sechelt and is administered by  SCRD (Area B). We have a legitimate concern about Sechelt and  the inlet with respecl to this burn  site. The SCRD Advisory Planning Committee was asked to  make comments to the Ministry  of Environment regarding this  issue. We were surprised to find  that the APC were not well  informed to make a decision  (which was postponed), of which  we thought we were a part of on  Ihis issue, and were well prepared to make a presentation  based on our concerns and facts  as we know them.  Hand-delivered letters were  provided prior to the meeting  Dominique's  School of dance  would like bo congratulate the following  students who will be taking the  Bqyal Academy of Dancing Examination  Chatyjwte Carriveau ��� Danielle Frazer  Felice Gorman ��� Karla Hearthe  Kirsten Hearthe ��� Amanda Jones  Kel��ey l/etham ��� Kendra McDonald  Holly Morgan ��� Elizabeth Morrison  Amanda Stefanuk  which the committee appeared to  have no knowledge of.  Again, to our surprise, we  were not allowed lo make a presentation, nor were we permitted  to speak at all, even though three  APC members requested we  make our presentation or comment. This was rejected, and as  far as we know, the rejection was  because we don't live in Area B,  though we are directly affected  by their decision.  Mr. Stockwell was invited to  present and comment on his  application to this same APC but  he was out of town for two  weeks.We are aware that the District of Sechell is paying inlo  planning services (SCRD) for  things that affect the whole Coast  ($600,000); therefore we should  be able to have a say on what  happens locally.  Our tax dollars contribute to  these SCRD planning committees. We were there in good faith  to participate in the democratic  process and be a part of the solution as concerned citizens. This is  not the kind of treatment one  would expect from an elected  official at their first involvement  al the committee level.  We suggest that APC meetings should be covered by the  press and open to the publicwho  are, where appropriate, able to  speak.  KAREN RENFREW  Porpoise Bay  885-0505  Would like to welcome 2  New Players to the "Home Team'  CHRIS SJOGREN  Chris Sjogren, having owned  property on the Coast for 10 yeare  has finally made a permanent  move to Halfmoon Bay. Chris  brings with him his espertise in  both real estate sales and  construction. Along with his wife  Dee Dee and sons, Cody and Bo,  Chris will be a valuable addition  to the//one Team . Chris will be  continuing his association as a  baseball coach and Beaver leader.  Chris can be reached at either 885-  0701 (res) or 8850505 (bus).  BEV STOROSCHUK  Bev Storoschuk, has recently  moved to the Coast to be with her  family and grandchildren. Bev  brings to the "Home Team" her  eaensiveeipeitisfriirtheieal natbl  estate field having worked with a  , jmJQr0,<!Sttte company IgqBfli,.,,  in Qualicum Beach on Vancouver  Island. Bev is committed to  providing honesty and  professionalism to her clients.  Phone Bev at 885-0505 (bus) or  her toll free pager 1-686-1705.  Featured Restaurant of the Week  EL NINO SEAFOOD HOUSE  Fresh Seafood Our Specialty  Daily Specials  Quick Lunches by Day  Ocean View Fine Dining at Night  Tableside Flambes  Reservations Recommended  ���  Lunch: Thurs-Mon, 11 am-4:430 pm  Dinner. Wed-Mon, 4:30-9:30 pm  Backsddy Pub - Enjoy Ihe natural  beauty of Jervis Inlet while luting  one of our many homestyle specialties in the pub; or the casual  surroundings ol our family restaurant. Our Skookum Burger" Is a  challenge to the biggest appetite.  Backeddy Pub - located 1/1 mile  north of Egmont on Maple Road.  Closed Mondays It Tuesdays. Pub  open Wednesday-Sunday. Kitchen  hours: Noon - 8:00 pm.  Irvlnti Landing Pub - Dinner menu  offers a variety of appetizers and  entrees featuring local produce  and fresh seafood in a relaxed setting with ocean view. Average dinner for Iwo, $30. We're now open 7  days a week: Galley 11 am to 10  pm; Pub 11 am to 11 pm. Pender  Harbour, 883-1145, Mastercard &  Visa. Fully licensed  FINE DINING  Andy's flislsufsrrt - Lunch and dinner specials every day. House specialties include prime rib, veal  dishes, steaks, sealood, 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, Cibsons, 885-3388. 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  indudes 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  flambe 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.  Hald-A-Way Rsstaurant - 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 seals plus  banquet room. Mon.-Fri. 5:30 am-2  pm it Iipm-9 pm; Sal. & Sun. 7am-  2 pm. Friday nighl "2 for 1" specials. Reservations 886-4501.   , ��� 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.  PsbWss ��� On Dm Baaeh - Dine in a  friendly almosphere St 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  tnn, Trail Avenue. 885-5811.  EAT IN TAKE OUT  End* I Qwtn's Ww h ��� Take out, or  delivery. Burgers, chicken, ice  cream, dinners, salad, pizza. Free  home delivery within 4 miles, after  5 pm only, on $10 minimum orders.  Small charge for orders under $10.  U-te-m  ^JMW  ^t^t Coast News, March 21, 1994  opinion  We /snow WllttOW niihertaiit iinur (iier/aimi rake tl, umi  die (imnt fuerif detail ta tie fait rirflit.  llr' can (,/iu mA/i/i/ co-ora dialeddrawer cartel rind  drdrriaai /treadi.lialtriel ami hart if traifl tor if oar  rerehtrail and lit mil if rfatlierinal.  Purhrolelltaiialdecoraloni ami lialerl (milcreate a  weddimf rale that a a herlert liartal ijaar Jtecraltfa u.  drleale call CJiflnia ar t/ie Idler if Jail 885-9823  If you have a news story, or see news  happening, call the Coast News at  886-2622 or 885-3930  High density not  a Coastal vision  Recently there have been a  number of articles in your paper  describing developmeni proposals for Ihe Sunshine Coast. They  have included the 312-acre subdivision for West Sechelt by  MacMillan Bloedel. The  MacMillan Bloedel subdivision  and some of the others have  emphasized small lots and/or  high-density housing.  For Ihis community (the Sunshine Coast) lo agree to these  many high-density developmeni  proposals would be in direct contravention of ihe voiced concerns  of citizens of the Coasl who participated in ihe Healthy Communities Projeci in 1992.  In thai sludy over 800 adults  and over 900 youth were asked  aboul Iheir vision of a healthy  Sunshine Coast. This large sample of Sunshine Coast residents  provided over 6,000 statements  about what ihey wanted and  didn't want to see in our community. No one in that study said  lhat they were looking for the  presence of high-density housing, small lots or an increase in  townhouse development.  Rather they assertively and  frequently voiced the opposite  opinion. To quote from the  Healthy Communities report:  "...the Sunshine Coast needs lo  develop a clear picture of what it  wants to look like in the future  and develop a planning process  which builds on that vision."  Almost half of the comments  Jeannie'sjewieiij %n* ��uent  ^Special Savings Now In Effect  *>\&��.. *^~��.- thru Thursday, March 31      v^S  ,: * ,'-rf*>m\ie  a  U  Are the daws worn thin?  ' Are the Mac stones secure?  Is the centre stones secure?  Is the shank worn thin  Claw Retlpplng  Reg. Price $44 for 4 daws  Karat Gold  Chain Solder  Reg. Price $10  $30  $6  $8  Ring Sizing  Made Smaller  Reg. Price $12  Reg. Price $16  $20   $10* $14  Half Shanks   By Estimate  Until Thursday, March 31  Claws Checked and Karat  Gold Jewellery Cleaned  SUNNYCREST MALL  Gibsons  Jeannie's  Gffif&Gems  II BED  886-2023  letters  from Ihe public referred to the  urgent need lo develop a communily plan (for all parts of the  Coast) which ensures lhat ihe  essential character of this area is  preserved.  There were frequent suggestions to place restrictions on  development so thai il becomes  more accountable, to maintain  low-density housing, to maintain  green space, to provide for a mix  of ages (so as to avoid the walled  off retirement cities springing up  in Ihe Inlerior of BC), to preserve  a village atmosphere and to  avoid visually unattractive strip  development and congested  housing, (p. 55)  The present push for development has nothing to do with  meeling the needs of this community. It might have to do with  meeting the needs and restricted  vision of some developers. Perhaps, given the enormous impact  that their projects have on this  community, each should show  (through a comprehensive and  objective gathering of public  opinion) that their views of  development are supported by  people on the Coast.  Their development plans are  being submitted to our planning  bodies as if the presence of the  documents and the ideas gives  them a priori legitimacy. Their  ideas are presented in a vacuum  of public support with the irresponsible and illogical assumption that if no one is against Ihe  idea lhat at least means tacit support for the idea.  I urge the developers and  planners to objectively show that  their ideas have support and to  slop foisting on the public development plans that are given credence simply because they are  not actively opposed.  NORMAN GLEADOW  Sechelt  Open burning  not progress  For years now, we have had  toputupwrth slash framing for ���  alftiost sir months of tht year.1'���  Weiuisofgy piles of everything, .  '��� not burning, but causing thick,  choking smoke which lasts for  days. I still can't believe, in this  day and age,, that councils allow  such an archaic practice to continue.  When you drive from Gibsons  to Sechelt, as you go through  Davis Bay, look towards Sechelt.  You don't see the majestic  ':  mountains and ocean, you see  [' smog everywhere because of all  ���  the different areas burning soggy  brush, etc.  Now a local excavator has  ' applied to burn commercial  I refuse northeast of Sechelt. The  article in the Coast News states  that "it doesn't appear that the  municipality has any means of  preventing the application from  being approved."  Excuse me - can anyone do  what they damn well please? I  realize we probably don't have  , one elected official in office that  ' has any backbone. They don't  seem lo care thai McDonald's  garbage will plug our landfills,  coastlines, beaches, etc. They  don't care that slash burning creates a permanent smog pot and  health risk over the entire Coasl.  Do they not care that commercial refuse burning (which  must have been banned in communities 50 years ago) would be  the last straw that destroys our  once-beautiful unique Sunshine  Coast? It is sad and pathetic.  Does the almighty dollar really  rank that high on the government's priority list?  Our so-called mayor once  slated "you can't stop progress."  Is his head buried in some of the  smog? Some progress you can't  stop but you can sure as hell  slow it down to a snail's pace. If  some laws cannot be changed,  municipal bylaws can be brought  in to make it almost impossible  and very expensive for developers and killers of the environment and such to rape our Coasl.  Heavy fines, extremely heavy,  must be levied against all those  who contaminate our oceans,  land and air, doubling in dollar  value for every minute infraction.  We must elect men and  women who are fighters and  innovative in their way of thinking. Too bad we jusl had an election recently. We must have officials who care and are not just  interested in the almighty dollar  and spout empty words. People,  let your opinions be known. Yell,  scream, shout, picket if you have  to. We have to leave the Coast to  our children. Whal kind of shape  will il be in when we do?  MRS. ROBINSON  Sechelt  Complex focus  broadens  I would like to address some  statements made in the Coast  News on March 7 by Mr. Walter  Tripp of the Sunshine Coast  Minor Hockey Association.  Mr Tripp slatedlhat after,,  attending llie Feb. 27 meeling of <  th?i$pi|MMiCpast Recreation  Complex Society, he felt it was  clear that the Minor Hockey  Association would likely have  to work on their own for a second sheet of ice for the arena. At  lhat meeting, president Ann  Hayward spoke al length about  the need for a well-rounded  community recreation facility.  She stated that the SCRCS had  broadened our original focus,  recognizing the needs of skaters  as being just as crucial as those  of swimmers.  Although a pool was our  original goal, through research  and talking to various user  groups over the past six months,  we now realize that the development of a pool in conjunction  with ice facilities would be the  most sensible plan of action.  Mrs. Hayward made it quite  clear that the SCRCS wants to  work with anyone and/or any  group who has a need, or a  vision of what they would like  to see in a rec facility.  Mr. Tripp slated lhat he finds  the SCRCS to be "a bunch of  competitive swimmers who  don't have a lot more focus than  a 25 metre pool." In fact, none  of our board members are competitive swimmers. One of our  board members is active in the  tennis club, another is active in  minor hockey, while others of  us joined the Society because  we see a need in our community  and want to help do something  about it. Our membership consists of people from all over the  Sunshine Coast. We all recognize the wide diversity of sports  available lo children and adults,  and would like to see Ihose  needs met.  Mr. Tripp further stated that  he would like lo get something  done around here rather lhan  procrastinate for another five  years and end up with nothing.  The SCRCS has been meeting  since October, 1993, gathering  information, talking to the public whenever possible, and getting the proverbial hall rolling  towards building a facility of  some kind. There .are a myriad  of rules and regulations to  adhere to, and details to attend  to in this process. Through our  research we know that we can't  just go to the local governments  and say, "Please give money to  build a rec complex." A process  has to be followed, and the  SCRCS is doing jusl that.  Mr. Tripp came to our Feb.  27 meeting with a prepared  statement that specifically asked  the SCRCS to change its directive to build an ice rink first  instead of a pool.  This statement was made  after Mrs. Hayward had  informed the membership of the  need to broaden our focus lo  include the arena at the same  time as the pool.  Mr. Geran Capewell, who has  recently joined our board, has  had experience with fundraising  and grant applications. He  advised us at the Feb. 27 meeting that once our community  dipi'lHib thfc fiinaing/griHts '  pool, it will be another 't0-1'S '  years; btfore we wttuld be eligible again. We are very aware  that if Mr. Tripp were to push  ahead with his single-minded  desire for only a second sheet of  ice at the present arena location,  it would seriously undermine the  efforts of the SCRCS lo develop  a multi-use facility for Ihe Sunshine Coasl.  We would again invite Mr.  Tripp and representatives of any  other user groups to attend our  regular general meetings (every  four-six weeks), and see what  kind of progress we are making  toward achieving our goal,  rather than judging the SCRCS  on the basis of one meeting.  Let's all have open minds and  try to come together to build a  facility that everyone can be  happy with.  HEATHER STEELE  Secretary, SCRCS  More letten on page 18  $1994.  Natural gas conversion package  Participating Qualified Dealers are  offering a time-limited package  price for natural gas conversion from  fuel oil: as low as nineteen hundred  and ninety four dollars" for an  energy efficient furnace and water  heater. 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SuHsiLMtcit miranrion price, ncr til trtttii and rttxitt.  >/  Centra Gas  Win One  for ihe  Environment  Categories  ��� Individual citizen  ��� Youth group or organization  ��� Community or municipality  ��� Business or industrial  ��� Environmental education  ��� Communications or media  Call for an  Information  Package:  1-800-667-4321  (in Vancouver call: 732-9253)  Entry Deadline:  April 4.1994.  1994  Minister's  Environmental  Awards  r-  *  ��� - -* - ���'-  ���    *..-        .-..���-��� >*'l,-'*-*Vi��'.H*l  "   *   '   " * Coast News, March 21, 1994  environment  Contractor springs for creek repair  by Ian Cobb  The salmon have returned to  Twin Creek.  Soon after purchasing a logging sort beside Twin Creek  (near Port Mellon), Sechelt  Creek Contracting owner Ken  Sneddon grew tired of the lack of  coho salmon in the creek and  decided to do something about it.  That something involved the  hiring of Dr. Robert Newbury, a  Gibsons-based but internationally renown stream hydrologist  who specializes in returning  streams to their natural state.  He's the same Dr. Newbury who  helped rebuild and rejuvenate  Chapman Creek for Ihe Sunshine  Coast   Salmonid        Enhancement Soci-  ety.  Twin Creek  "was a typical  coastal, scoured-  out stream bed"  that blasted into  Howe Sound too  directly and with  too sleep a grade to  allow for Ihe formation of pools  and other features that salmon  and trout will use, Sneddon said.  Typical streams flowing into  Howe Sound, noted Grant  McBain, community advisor for  the Department of Fisheries and  Oceans, such as Oullette, Dakota,  McNair, Rainy and Langdale,  aren't too accommodating for  salmon spawning but all of them  have to potential to be so.  "There are phenomenal  amounts of rain and the grade is  sleep," he said, adding that all the  creeks emptying into Howe  Sound would benefit from programs similar to the ones Newbury has done at Chapman and  Twin Creeks. As well, "there are  other industry representatives  interested in doing this," he said.  Sneddon said he opted to  launch the projeci because  "actions speak louder than  words. We have to get away  from everybody pointing fingers  al everybody else" and start taking, fflrepf .((^problems, hpwev;,  er they've been caused.   , ,   .  %$WlM9'r-,A**S 'ittfilW*  pockets and paid about $10,000  for Newbury to find a way to  bring salmon back into the creek.  To allow for Ihe accommodation of salmon in the stream,  Newbury decided to add more  rapids lo the stream, much the  same way he did at Chapman  Creek.  At Chapman, a series of weirs  was installed to slow the creek's  energy and to create 'scour  pools' and 'riffles' so fish could  You don't have to  bring in a bunch  of high-tech  rocket scientists  -Robert Newbury  move upstream more easily and  to trap fine gravels that are  paramount to successful spawning. Rather than build weirs on  the smaller Twin Creek, Newbury had an excavator operator  place three-foot-plus diameter  boulders and rocks in the stream  to create seven riffle-beds or  small underwater walls. Between  the riffle-beds, larger boulders  were scattered to provide cover  for fish.  This work was completed in  August 1993 and today, when  you stand on the bridge that  crosses the creek at the end of  Twin Creek Road, you can see  four distinct sections upstream of        Ihe bridge and three  sections downstream, with slower-moving water  flowing down in a  white-water rapid  formation, instead  of blasting straight  down into the  Sound.  When the creek  ran unimpeded into the Sound, it  earned with it the smaller gravels  coho salmon and steelhead trout  use for spawning, Newbury said.  "Instead of drying up in the  summer, it now holds water in  the stream," he said.  "It's done a lot as far as stabilizing. We're getting a lot of  gravel that didn't stay there  before. At least the fish have a  chance to spawn now," McBain  said. "These things (projects) can  be done here. You don't have to  bring in a bunch of high-tech  rocket scientists from elsewhere," Newbury said.  In addition, small projects like  that on Twin Creek "are a lot of  fun to work oa There are immediate results and they're really  heartening to do."  Newbury, a Sunshine Coast  resident since 1987, is one of  many expatriate Manitobans to  move to this area; before coming  out here, he taught at Simon  Fraser University and the Uni-  vercityofManilobtr. Ht has also  written a stream hydrology field  manual entitled Stream Analysis  and Fish Habitat Design. -r  "He can teach you so many  things," said Sneddon, who then  related how Newbury solved a  problem in a creek once just by  scooping "some green slime"  from a creek and squeezing it.  After squeezing the slime free of  water, it remained slippery and  he quickly pointed out, "Somebody's septic system isn't working properly.  "He goes out and does his job.  Easter  Bonnet?  Top your  lamps with a  new bright  fresh lamp  shade for  spring  Easter Weekend Closed Apr 1 ��� A.  Sechelt Lighting  885-9417 ��� 5588 Inlet Ave., Sechelt  Twin Creek.  We intend to use him some  more, if we can." Newbury said  Sneddon's efforts to resuscitate  the creek for the purposes of  rentwittg fish Habitat are rare and'  should be appreciated.  "If you wait for the government to do it..." Newbury started  and stopped himself with a wide  smile before concluding, "it  would never get done."  The success of Newbury's  work was made obvious in the  autumn when "about 30 salmon"  were observed in the newly created deep pools and eddies in the  creek. "In previous yean we've  never had more than six or seven  Ian Cobb photo  fish in there," Sneddon said.  "It's perfect. You couldn't ask  ftfmore," McBaht ������f  < 'IV V-H*'? I  PLAY BALL !  jatjs^i  CAPS  UNIFORMS  If it's baseball equipment  you need - we've got itl  Got warmed up for lha April Foot* Run April 101  FRONTRUNNERS  Provincial paint recycling  plan a mystery to paint dealers  L.. n.-.L U...._  ���...I I I* H _!, I l��� J UL.U.J   by Darah Hansen  A Ministry of Environment  initiative requiring paint retailers to collect and recycle waste  paint products has won favour  with waste officials on the Sunshine Coast.  "ll jusl makes sense," said  Cathy Kenny, solid waste manager with the Sunshine Coasl  Regional District (SCRD).  "(Recycling) is a better use  of those resources lhan jusl  throwing them away."  Kenny's comments were in  reaction to provincial environment minister Moe Sihola's  statement March 4 that his ministry is developing an industry-  run, government-regulated program enabling the public to  return waste painl lo trie vendor.  The program is lo be in place  by July 1,1994.  Sihota hopes the program  will help put the responsibility  and cosl of hazardous household  waste reduction "where it  belongs ��� with the industry  thai produces it and Ihe con  sumers who buy it."  Currently there are only eight  depots in ihe province which  accept household hazardous  wastes; waste paint makes up 70  per cent of ihe total, followed by  pesticides and paint thinners.  'Right now I have no  idea what be  (Sihota) is talking  about'  -Bill Wood  The depots, scattered around  the province, take in only .5 per  cent of the estimated total of  household hazardous waste  products and cost provincial  taxpayers over $1.4 million per  year lo operate.  Sihota says his new paint  recycling program will be both  more environmentally and economically effective.  On the Coast ihere is  nowhere lo recycle any household hazardous wastes beyond  oil and lead acid batteries.  Kenny said any such wastes  ��� including paint, pesticides  and thinners ��� are not welcomed at the local landfill.  "If we see them coming  through the gates, we pull them  oul and set them aside...If  they're being called hazardous  then we have to be careful."  Instead, consumers of such  products are being told by the  regional district lo slore the  waste products at a safe place at  home until legislation comes in  from the ministry allowing  proper disposal.  Meanwhile, Sunshine Coasl  paint vendors are still in the  dark about the details of Siho-  ta's program and how it will  effect their business.  "I don'l know what is going  to happen. Right now I have no  idea whal he (Sihota) is talking  about," said Bill Wood of  Brooks and Miller in Sechelt.  That comment was backed  by several other painl retailers  on the Coast.  Sechelt recycling depot proposed  Business continues to boom  for the Sunshine Coasl recycling  organization, SCRAPS.  Last year the primarily volunteer group kept over 500 metric tons of waste glass, paper  and other recyclables from the  landfill, said SCRAPS board of  directors secretary Steve Henry.  The goal this year is lo top  that number and operations arc  going well at the three recycling  depots around the Coast ��� Gib  sons, Sechelt and Pender Harbour ��� to achieve that.  Henry said SCRAPS has  recently started taking glass  products ��� clear and brown  glass only ��� for recycling at  the Sechelt depot.  The depot had stopped taking  glass last year due to contamination problems.  Those problems have been  remedied with the hiring of a  daily depot attendant.  Henry said SCRAPS submitted a proposal Thursday (March  17) to the Sunshine Coasl  Regional District (SCRD) for  the construction and operation  of a central warehousing and  processing depot for commercial and household recyclables.  SCRAPS' proposal for a central depot, planned for Sechelt,  is one of several currently  before the SCRD for consideration.  GIBSONS PARK PLAZA, ��108   1100 Hwy  101  O'l  88(14830    Tues     S.tt    Iu Ou   :>.!(>  RENOVATION SALE!  WE NEED THE ROOM TO WORK  ON ALL IN-STOCK FLOOR MODELS  C  BIG FOOT SP  Chromoly Frame, Shimano Shifting  and Suspension Forks  REG. $649.00  SALE $469"  TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE BEST PRICES THIS YEAR  COME IN TODAY I  PRE-SEASON  SOFTBALL  /SALE  YEAR-END  HOCKEY  SALE  ______m Coast News, March 21, 1994  news  Members sought for Sound Round Table  Going to bat for diamonds  Girl Scouts appeal to Gibsons Council for more baseball  diamonds. Ian Cobb pholo  by Ian Cobb  We all live around Howe  Sound and that is why the Howe  Sound Round Table (HSRT)  was founded. And the Round  Table is now looking for new  Coast members to fill some of  Ihe chairs around it.  Formed in July, 1993, the  HSRT is a group of 17 volunteers "with keen interest,  involvement and commitment to  assisting the citizens in Howe  Sound communilies achieve a  better understanding of the concepts of sustainable developmeni," stated a news release  presented during a March 15  Gibsons town council meeting.  Three of the 17 volunteers on  ihe HSRT are from the Sunshine  Coasl, with former Sechelt Indian Band chief Stan Dixon and  Gibsons resident Pat Tyson, a  representative of the Chemical  Energy Paper Union on the  Provincial Trade Advisory  Committee, and West Howe  Sound area resident Peter Moo-  nen, a Canadian Forest Products  communications specialist.  Tyson asked Gibsons council  if it would be interested in having a representative sit in on a  stakeholders' meeting at Lions  Bay on March 19. However, due  to conflicts in scheduling with  Ihe Union of British Columbia  Municipalities' annual general  meeting, mayor Eric Small  declined Tyson's invitation.  The HSRT  wants lo serve as  an advisory committee to keep a  focus on the continued economic,  environmental  and social sus-  tainability in the  Sound area.       1^^^^^^  "None of us  represent anybody," Tyson  said of the HSRT, adding that  the group, seeking to expand its  membership to 24 to ensure that  the "diversity of interests" in the  Sound area is covered, is working for the entire area, taking in  both sides of the arm of water.  "We are nol an elected body,  we are not an environmental  group and we are not an industry organization. I think it would  be a mistake to say that we are  just a collection of special- or  single-interest representatives  "We each bring a  diversity of  interests, expertise  and involvement to  the table'  -Peter Moonen  trying lo resolve issues. We  each bring a diversity of interests, expertise and involvement  to the table," said Peler Moonen,  vice chair of the round table.  The work the round table is  undertaking is guided by principles of sustain-  ability laid out in  the BC Round  Table   on   the  Environment and  Economy and in  the Commission  on    Resources  and    Environment's (CORE)  ^^^^^^   land use charter.  The    region  the table is representing is a "geographical delineation of the watershed feeding  the Sound."  Table member Grace Gordon-Collins, an Anvil Island resident, said the Howe Sound  region is a "virtual microcosm  of BC as a whole," with urban  and rural influences, wilderness  and resource values, recreation  and tourism, "as well as heritage, cultural and social issues"  representative of Ihe province.  After seven months in the  planning stage, "we've been  looking for projecls to do,"  Tyson said, adding the table has  now settled on one.  Group Chair Vicky Troup of  West Vancouver reported the  table is launching an "initiative  to explore new approaches to  ensure the sustainability of  water resources and aquatic  habitat in Ihe Sound."  Working wilh ihe Shared  Stewardship for Sustainability  (S3) Initiative, the table hopes to  get Howe Sound communities  working together to define a  vision for the future.  The S3 Initiative, Troup said,  "will bring stakeholders, communities and government agencies together to explore how we  can make sure that Riparian,  estuarine and marine environments are managed wisely for  the future. Environmental conservation needs to be balanced  with development and this process can bring all parties together to agree on the best  approach."  The Department of Fisheries  and Oceans is funding the  HSRT for the S3 Initiative.  t              i.            ���.���fe"'a'-':*rjM���t              A              _,\'----\'^K-_________               A,  m    ^BT *^l               ^^    ^&  4a^M.              ^^    -\m  WifiE  7Wi  I^^M  Mon. Mar. 21 - Sun. Mar.27  TT  PAPER  TOWEL   (LIMIT ONE PER CUSTOMER FIRST 200 CUST.)  FOIL  WRAP    25*  Get The Low Down Everyday!  the BARGAIN! shop  WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO LIMIT QUANTITIES  Qibsons Park Plaza ��� Store Hours  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday ��� 9:30 am. - 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  Gibsons  council  nixes  School  Road  crosswalks  A request for additional  pedestrian crosswalks on School  Road in Gibsons was nixed by  Gibsons town council March  15.  After reviewing concerns  expressed by area resident John  Siska about safety and vehicle  noise on the road connecting the  lower town with the Sunshine  Coast Highway, council opted  to have Wilbert Fair, superintendent of public works, conduct traffic and pedestrian  counts at various areas and at  various times on the road.  "The count was done at the,  time when school children are  the most prevalent. We believe  these figures are fairly representative of the pedestrian and traffic activity," said town administrator Dan Legg.  Surveys were taken at School  Road and Highway 101, Wild-  wood Crescent, O'Shea Road,  Kern's exit and the Royal Canadian Legion exit on Jan. 17, 18  and 21 from 8:30-9:30 a.m.,  11:30 a.m-12:50 p.m. and 2:50-  3:50 p.m.  Second and third counts were,  done on Feb. 23 and 24 and  March 2 and 3 at the same times  al Sargent, Abbs, North and  Soulh Fletcher Road exits.  The highest traffic count for  an hour in the first survey, from  Wildwood Crescent lo Highway  101, was 540 vehicles and the  pedestrian count was 10 (children and disabled).  For the area at North and  Soulh Fletcher Roads, the highest traffic volume count was  764 vehicles with nine pedestrians.  And ihe busiest hour from  Ihe area, from Norlh/South  Fletcher up to Abbs Road, came  in at 487 vehicles and 14 pedestrians.  "At the presenl rate of vehicle traffic using School Road  per hour and assuming all  pedestrian traffic using the sidewalk were to make a pedestrian  crossing per hour, a crosswalk  still would nol be warranted,  and these figures encompass a  three- and four-block area  instead of one block," Fair sub-  milted in his final report to  council.  Council unanimously agreed  with Fair's findings, wilh councillor Ted Hume commending  the town employee on the thoroughness of the report.  Mayor Eric Small also noted  the steepness of Ihe hill's gradient, at 21 per cent, was too steep  for vehicles to have lo make  sudden stops for crosswalks.  &  '. :��� Or'- ;  : *vi����* .-'     i ������ education  Family  members and  student  participants  of the Coast  exchange  program, left  back to right,  Dean Martin,  Gail Sangster,  Aude Oger,  front,  Stephanie  Vangeneberg  and Juan  Carlos  Posada.  Joel Johnstone  photo  Coast News, March 21, 1994  6eauii&C  EASTER,  Flowers & Plants  Ann-Lynn Flowers & Gifts  5695 Cowrie Streel ��� 885-9455  (Shadow Baux Gallery Complex)  r  FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHTS MARCH 25 & 26  Dinner & entertainment ^^  join the fun ^ ^|  Teredo Sq., Sechelt 885-9962   C&cfo *IC rrOO^ '  ZjServIng the Coast for 14 years" J ^    ^  Student exchange touted by all parties  by Christine Bodt  There's no place like  home...there's no place like  home.  Just like Dorothy, Sunshine  Coast students must prefer their  home turf. Gail Sangster, of the  FRIENDS (First Rate International Educational Network  Dedicated to Students)  Exchange program says she  can't get local teenagers lo leave  the Coast.  FRIENDS offers three-, five-  and 10-month programs for  Canadian students to go to  school in Japan, Switzerland,  Belgium, Germany and Australia, bul Ihe company has yet  to send anyone from the Sunshine Coast.  "It's not money that's the  issue. The kids jusl don't want  to be away from home for a long  period of time," Sangster said in  an interview last Thursday.  Despite being thousands of  miles away from home, foreign  students are eager to come to  Canada. Over 500 Japanese students have come on the three-  week home-stay program over  Ihe past eight years.  Currently attending Elphinstone Secondary School on  long-term exchanges with  FRIENDS are: Stephanie Vangeneberg, 19 and Aude Oger,  18, from Belgium, and Juan  Carlos Posada, 17, from Colombia.  All three students had finished high school in Iheir home  countries but fell they were still  too young to go on lo university.  Coming to Canada to learn  English seemed like a good way  take lime off before pursuing  higher education.  "I didn't jusl want to go to  England, close to Belgium, to  'Juan saw snow  for the first  time, and was  amazed'  ���Robin Martin  learn English. I thought it'd be  better to go learn about another  culture, " said Vangeneberg,  who will spend 10 months in  Canada.  The three teens found Canada, and Gibsons,  very different from  their respective ~~~.~~~~  hometowns.  Everything from  food to school to  the attitude toward  alcohol was different from what the  youths were accustomed to.  "In Europe we  drink wine like  you drink water,"    _______  Vangeneberg said  with I a    laugh. ">* jk VW  "There's no special store for  alcohol and you call drink at any  age."  Posada, from Colombia's  capital, Bogota, said he liked  Gibsons' friendly atmosphere.  "You can talk to everyone here.  Bogota is very big. You have to  be more careful."  It took some time for Posada  to adjust to Canadian weather.  Compared to Colombia, the  Sunshine Coast is cold.  "His ears were really bothering him when he first arrived,"  his host mother, Robin Martin,  said. "Juan saw snow for the  firsl lime, and was amazed. We  took lots of pictures of him outside to send lo his family."  Oger loves the British  Columbian scenery. "It's not at  all like Belgium. I like lo go lo  Ihe beach, look al the mountains. I know it's something I'm  going to miss next year when  I'm back home."  "It's hard for some of the  kids who come from big cities lo  come lo a small place like Gibsons, which is fairly, isolated,"  Sangster said. Because of insurance regulations, program participants can't travel by themselves. Used to being very independent in their  native   country,  ~~~~~    Oger, Posada and  Vangeneberg had  to adjust to not  being able to leave  Gibsons.    Their  host families plan  to take some day  and weekend trips  with the youths so  they can see more  of BC before they      leave.  Both Oger and  M \t i Posada bolh knew  some English before the}  arf^ed ilCanada, bu? Vangeneberg did not. "I didn't even  know the difference between 'to  be' and 'to have' when I first  got here!"  At first, the three teens were  afraid people would laugh at  their accents, but between living  with a Canadian family and  attending school, they found that  within a few weeks of being  here, their English had dramatically improved.  Trying to understand the old-  fashioned English in Shakespeare's MacBeth has been a  challenge, but in general they all  find school easy.  The chance lo take less academically-oriented courses like  photography and art at Elphinstone was exciting for Ihe Belgian girls.  "In Belgium, we have to concentrate on things like malh and  science lo graduate," Vangeneberg said.  The   Martins   first   gol  'Almost easier to make friends here  than at home,' says Ugandan student  by Kyla McDonald  "We're living in a small  world and looking at ihe same  sun, Ihe same clouds," said Allan  Kalalumba when asked if he  missed his family and friends al  home in Uganda.  Kalalumba is a 19-year-old  African student who is currently  attending grade 12 at Elphinstone and experiencing Ihe wonders of Canada firsthand.  Kalalumba was first introduced lo Ihe possibility of studying in Canada last year when  Carol Hickman of Gibsons took  a trip to the Kalalumba school  for Orphans run by Kalatumba's  mother.  Hickman later arranged the  sending of a box of items donated by members of Ihe Gibsons  communily.  "We were very grateful for  Ihe donalions," said Kalalumba.  "They all arrived safe."  Hickman kept in correspondence with the Kalalumba family, and when Kalalumba decided  that he wished lo further his education in Canada, Hickman  offered to have him stay wilh her  family.  Ugandan exchange student  Allan Kalalumba.  Kyla McDonald photo  "My father asked me where I  wanted to go to school, I said  Canada," remembers Kalalumba  who has now been on the Coast  for over a month.  "People are very nice, very  kind. It's almost easier to make  friends here then at home," said  Kalalumba when asked about  Gibsons. "It is a very beauliful  place with both the ocean and the  mountains so close."  Kalalumba hopes lo continue  his education al Capilano College and then at the University of  British Columbia where he will  be studying lo become a lawyer.  "You have lo have very good  marks I hear," he said laughing  nervously. "I will be in Canada  until I finish school." He went on  lo add lhal he would be going  home for summer break lo visil  his family and friends.  At home in Uganda, Kalalumba is the oldest of five brothers  and one sister. One of his brothers will be following in his footsteps and will be coming lo  Canada to sludy next year.  When asked aboul the cultural  differences he's noticed, Kalalumba replied that there wasn't a  great discrepancy. He said that  the most noticeable difference  was how Canadian children treat  their elders. "Here ihere is a lot  less respecl given."  "Music's pretty much the  same; rap, soul, reggae and even  Bryan Adams are popular," said  Kalalumba. who added thai he  would be taking his first trip to  town since arriving lo see Ihe  upcoming Adams concert.  involved with FRIENDS last  year when they billetted two  Japanese girls for three weeks.  "I thought it would be really  interesting for my children to  have the experience of having  someone who speaks a different  language stay at the house, "  Robin Martin said, "and it  would be fun to learn about their  country and they could learn  about us."  Dean Martin said that at first  he was hesitant about having  strangers come live with his  family. "Now I think it's wonderful, a really great experience."  The Martins keep in touch  with past billets, and after Posada leaves in July, they have a  ���Japanese student coming in  September to stay for a'yeW.!'-.' ���'������<���  3  ALWEST HOME  SERVICES  VINYL WINDOWS  MFG. BY VINYLTEK WINDOWS LTD.  ��� Custom Sizes  ��� All Design & Glazing Options  ��� Roto Crank-Push Pull Sliders  ��� Patio Doors  VINYL SIDING ��� SOFFIT ft FASCIA ��� EVESTROUGH ���ALUMINUM  RAILING ��� VINYL SUNDECK FLOORING ��� ALUMINUM PATIO COVERS  #8 - 5530 Wharf St., Sechelt (in rear of new Wharf St. Plaza)  RETAIL SALES ��� PROFESSIONAL INSTALLATION* FREE ESTIMATES  885-4572   ll i ll !        I| I Iff.  Notice Board Jft  ******  Ongoing events most be opdsted monthly  We reserve Ihe right lo edit submissions for brevity  All submissions should refer lo non-profit events  of genuine communily interest  Hems will be listed three weeks prior lo Ihe event.  The Sunshine  Coast News  WEDNESDAY I THURSDAY, MARCH 23124  Children's Fair, tl am-3 pm, Rockwood  Centre. Sechelt. Fun rooms, faoe  painting, raffle draws and entertainment  by Ihe One Woman Circus, Filetta Fish.  Admission $2, adults free when  accompanied by child.  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23  S.C. Home Support Society 'Who  Cares Who Cares" Caregiver Support  Oroup meeting, t-3 pm, S.C. Gospel  Church, comer ol Davis Bay Rd. 4 Laurel  Rd, Davis Bay. Info: Barbara. 885-5144  Friends of Sechelt Public Library  meeting, 7:30 pm at the library.  FRIDAY 4 SATURDAY, MARCH 25126  Daffodil Sale by S.C. Unit, Canadian  Cancer Society. St. Mary's Hospital,  Sunnycresl Mall, Trail Bay Mall, Pender  Harbour Cenlre.  SecheH Minor Softball registration, Trail  Bay Mall. Friday 54 pm, Salurday 11 am-  2 pm. No registration without parent's  signature. Limited enrolment.  Marketing Your Home-Based  Bulelness  Workehop:   2nd  ot  2  workshops covers marketing plans,  marketing Irom Ihe home, advertising,  promotion 4 publicity, selling, imager and  efficient managing Friday 6:30-9:30 pm  and Salurday 9 am-3 pm, Oreencourt  Hall. Sechell. Fee $42 includes lunch.  Pro-registration required at your local  chamber ol commerce or S.C. Business  Development Cenlre Info* 665-1959.  SATURDAY, MARCH 26  Msrch Is Nutrition Month - this year's  focus: children. Coasl dieticians will  gresent video display 4 info. 11 am 3 pm,  unnycrest Mall  Cake a Colfee House. 7:30 pm,  Rockwood Cenlre. Sechell Bring an  Instrument and |oin the tun. Admission  $5, free lor performers  SUNDAY, MARCH 27  Permeculture Workehop wilh Peler  Light, 8:30 am io pm Admission: sliding  scale. $25-75 Includes 2 videos. 2  meals. Theory and practice. Hands-on.  "Instant Garden" Details 1 Registration  8864527  MONDAY, MARCH 21  Canadian Federation of University  Women meeting. 11 30 am. st John's.  DAvIs Bay Speaker: Charlotte Mallory.  director ol ACTION Alcohol a Drug  Counselling Sociely. speaking o n  ACTION programmes on Ihe Coast Lighl  lunch. Prospective members welcome.  Info: 885-3315  FRIDAY, APRIL 6  Sechelt Marsh Society monthly meeling,  7:30 pm. S C Arts Cenlre. Sechell  Quesl speaker: Andy Derocher, forest  biologist. MoF Topic: biodiversity.  Everyone welcome  SATURDAY, APRIL*  Sunshine Toestmaetera Club 10th  anniversary dinner S dance. All previous  members are invited Info & tickets: 885-  3742  MONDAY, APRIL ft  Sunehlne Coasl Single  Parents monthly meeling, S.C  Community Services building, 5638 Inlet  SI, Sechelt. Bring your children and  something to add lo Ihe dinner and join  us. Info: Laurie 885-7881; Nancy 885  5881.  Olbeons See Cavalcade Committee  meeting. Marine Room below Public  Library, 7:30 pm. All welcome. Thlsyear's  Cavalcade runs July 22-24. Gala dinner-  dance, It's Spring! wilh Harbour Lights  band to be held April 30, YMCA hall  Dance info: Doreen Tipton, 866-9042.  Other Info: Peggy Smell, 886-4956  TUESDAY, APRIL12  S.C. Resources Council meeting. 7:30  pm, SCRD boardroom. Public  participation welcome.  MISCELLANEOUS  Easter Services, Qibsons United  Church: 10 am, Good Friday (April 1),  11:15 am Easter Sunday Service.  Everyone welcome  Sechelt Minor Softball registration, Trail  Bay Mall. March 28-31. 4-6 pm. No  registration without parent's signature.  Limited enrolment.  Pender Herbour Aquatic * Fitness  Centre Spring Break Day Camp for Kids.  March 21-25, 9 am-noon. Ages 5-12.  $15/dey or $75/week. Gymnastics,  aerobics, swimming, games, arts 4 crafts,  drama, songs, hiking, tennis & more. Pre-  registration required Spring Break Swim  Schedule: 11 am-2 pm ( 6:30-9:30 pm  lor public swimming. Fitness classes will  continue In the evenings st 7 pm as per  winter schedule. Swimming Lesson  Registration: Sal., March 26, 2-4 pm.  Phone 883-2612 tor Info 4 registration.  Child Health Clinics. Gibsons: Msrch 22  with exlra CHC March 21 Secheh: March  23 4 30  Tuberculin Skin Testing 4 Trsvellers  Clinic: (Gibsons Health Unit) March 21  with Travellers Clinic only on March 25  (Sechelt Health Unit) March 21129 with  Travellers Clinic only on March S3 & 30  Prenatal Classes (Qibsons Health Unit)  Early class April 5: Late Class Series April  12. 19. 26 [Sechell Heslth Unit) Early  Class May 17 Lale Series March 22, 29,  April 5 All above Prenatal Classes are  Irom 7 to 9 pm. Please register early as  classes Iill up quickly. To register:  (Gibsons) 886-5600). (Sechelt) 885-5164.  Elphinstone Plonser Museum. 716  Winn Rd., across from Post Office,  Gibsons. Displays are constsntly  changing Wheelchair accessible. For  hours ot opening or to book a tour: 886-  8232  Parent-Tot Drop-In: lor parenta with children up to 5 9:30-11 30 am al the following locations: Gibsons United Church Hall  (Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri.); Sechelt St.  Hilda's Church Hall (Tues.); Wilson Creek  Communily Hall (Thurs.). Inlo:  Community Services, 885-5861.  Sexually Transmitted Dleeaee Clinic:  (HIV information, counselling and test,  ing) Phone lor appointment In Gibsons  886-5600, Sechelt 885-5164.  Single & Pregnant? Call the Health Unit  . 886-5600  Prenetel 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. Tlte group gathers  every Tuesday ��om 1:15 to 3:30 pm at 494  S Fletcher, Gtaione end In Secheh at 5671  Inlet on Wednesdays trom 1 -3:30 pm.  School Entry Booster CKidce: A booster dose of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis Is important for children entering  school. Qibsons clinics ��� 886-5600;  SecheH clinics-885-5164.  Sunshine Coaat Breeetfeedlng  Mothers' Oroup: mothers' meetings,  1994 (meetings begin at 10 am): April 11:  Nutrition and Warning. Info: Laurie. 886-  7900 or Roxanne. 886-3230  SUNDAYS  Alcoholic* Anonymoue meetings, 10  am, Rockwood Centre, starling March 6.  Info: 665-4672. 13  MONDAYS  Sunshine Coast Spinner* * Weevera  Guild meet* 1st Monday of each month,  Sept. through June, Si. John's United  Church, Daws Bay. For more Info: Lynn  Pakulak, 885-7355  Recovery, Inc. oilers a self-help method  to method to overcome the negative feelings thai come from fear, anger, depression snd constant anxiety. 7-9 pm,  Qibsons Uniied Church Half Info: 866-  6028 13  TUESDAYS  "Living With Cancer" Support Group  meets every other Tuesday. Kirkland  Cenlre. Davis Bay. I pm. Inlo 865-5861  or 886-6369  S.C. Arte Council: Local an tor uie or  rent. First Tuesday ot every month, 2-8  pm. Put original artwork on your wslls  end support Coast artists Trail a Medusa  Aves. Sechelt 685 5412 13  Compaeeionete Frlende an intemaUon-  al organization ollering support for  bereaved parents, meets Isl Tuesday of  each month Inlo: Anne Moore. 665-9596  13  WEDNESDAYS  Postpsrtum Depression Support  Group - Qibsons Heelth Unit, 1 -2:30 pm  Toestmaetera Intematlonsl, Community  Use Room, Chaster Road Firehall, 7:30-  9:30 pm. guests welcome. Info: 885-  3742 17  THURSDAYS  3C's Weight Loee Support Group  meets afternoons 12:30-2:30pm, call 866-  2692, and evenings 6:30-8:00pm, call  866-7159, at the United Church,  Glasslord Rd. Gibsons  Birth Control Clinic, Coast-Garibaldi  Health Unit. 494 S. Fletcher, 7-9 pm.  Confidential service - everyone welcome.  No appointment needed. Info: 885-7770.  Navy League Cadets tor boys and girts  10-13 years ol age. Cadets develop sell-  respect and discipline while having fun  learning nautical skills.. 6:30 pm, Gibsons  Legion Hall, Sept -May Continuous regis-  IraSon. uniforms provided Call Mike, 866-  6236 22  FRIDAYS  Breast Self-Exam Clinic First Friday ol  each month, 7:30-9 pm. Gibsons Heallh  Unit.  United Church Thrill Shop. 1-3 pm.  church basemenl, lane off Trueman  Road.  MMM 10  Coast News, March 21, 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 Bvlaw No. 22-3S. 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."  / /  / /  / /  / /  / /  ,v  '9/  ���131  ?04  ;03  s#18  219  202 \\\rj^  vjoo  77  COMMERCIAL  II  L.303  UTILITY CORRIDOR  C.LR.S. 66295  PLAN MISC. 115  Schedule "A"  District of Sechelt  Zoning Bylaw  No. 25 - 49,1&>3  Rezoning from R2 to C4  Schedule "A"  District of Sechelt  Official Community Plan  Amendment Bylaw  No. 22-35,1994  I  Subject 4:     Official Community Plan Amendment  Byfcw 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 charge 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.  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  S��_af  Schedule El  2 of 1  rVBPBMd    PTIOM4 Storm  SMbfcrt ?; Official Community Plan Amendment Bvlaw No. 22-37.  1224  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.  PUN TO ACCOMPANY HEZ0NIN6 APPLICATION OF  PART OF LOT A,   D.L.   1438.   PU}N 7*73.  ma ' i mitt  J  l.  1  "\  \5U \  0*v  "*��*  \  ' V    I  Vj  ft  DISTRICT or SECHELT  Bylow No. 22-34,  1993  ^m*W  Schedule E1  3 el 3  topomo etsaaaa sfo'n.  Sowor Svtto���  ft  DISTRICT OF SECHELT  Bylow No. 22-34.  1993  \ir  Schedule El  1  of 3  frOOOMO   PhOMd   SlOrm  5��.o- Man  Continued on page 11  \'jl:':\:':^i^^^~^ e.t<;^:.'.-.^���'..���:-.v*v ' *- ."'-' '-������'��� ' ��� ��� ���'���'   ������'--������������       ���������-���.���,-.  ri^^MM Coast News, March 21, 1994  11  leisure  The play's the thing  in local workshop  The new board of the Raven's Cry Theatre will be commencing  a Workshop Series with an eight-week session for budding playwrights. This course will be instructed by Paul Meats, one of the  founding members of the Raven's Cry Management Society.  Each week participants' new writing will be work-shopped in  class to center on clearly communicating.  Participants may work in any style or genre, no previous wriling  experience is required; all you need is an idea you'd like to see  come alive on stage.  Mears' approach to the work will focus on developing a  "blueprint for the stage" through the use of dialogue, character, and  action of the play. Exercises to develop ideas, back-stories and  characters will be the framework for the structure.  Mears comes with an extensive theatre background: a Masters  from University of Victoria, directing productions at many small  theatres throughout BC including the Bastion and Belfry Theatres  in Victoria; and eight years at the New Play Centre, acting first as  dramaturge/director and then for the last three years as artistic/managing Director.  Mears has also produced video and film.  The course fee is $150 for the eight weeks and will be held from  7 pm to 10 pm Wednesday evenings at the Theatre, llie session will  run from March 30 to May 18,  To register call 885-4597 and leave a message; we will confirm  as soon as possible.  Powerhouse pianist to play Coast  There'll be a powerhouse of a  piano performance at the Twilight Theatre March 27. Michael  Kim's star has been in meteoric  rise.  One seldom has the opportunity lo hear a live performance of  whal Mussorgsky actually wrote  on the arts beat  for his Pictures al an Exhibition  ��� a dazzling piano masterwork.  Few pianists outside Eastern  Europe program it, It is a real  show stopper in Ihis form, loo,  but il requires phenomenal technique and power. Kim's generous and varied program also will  include Beethoven's complete  Sonata in C minor, opus 27,  number 2 (Moonlight); Rachmaninoff's second piano sonata;  Chopin's Fanlasie-lmpromptu,  Ballade number 2; and a Busoni  transcription of Bach's D major  Prelude and Fugue.  Tickets for this Sunday performance starting at 2 pm cost  $12 each. They are available at  Coast Books and Sayward Books  in Gibsons, al the Roberts Creek  General Store and at Books &  Stuff and Talewind Books in  Sechell.  The Arts Cenlre is now showing the work of art students from  Chatelech, Elphinstone and Pender Harbour in part one of the  annual Young Peoples' Own  Show. The display will continue  until March 27 after which part  two will feature elementary students' and preschool children's  art from March 30 to April 8.  This year Ihe show was divided into two parts to allow more  work to be shown. The high  school students installed their  work themselves for this show,  working with teachers Wendy  Simmonds, Enid Kelly, Jude  Renaud and the Arts Cenlre curator for most of Ihe day on Monday, March 14.  Parents of elementary age  children who will not be submit  ting work Ihrough Ihe school system may bring a piece to the Arts  Cenlre before March 27 if you  wish it included in Ihe second  pari of this exhibition. Work  must be labelled with the child's  name and your phone number.  Arts Centre hours are 11 am to  4 pm Wednesday to Saturday and  1 pm to 4 pm Sunday.  Something fishy this way comes  The Rockwood Children's  Fair will have a chance to enjoy  the circus delights of Fillella  Fish. Fillella Fish presents the  One Woman Circus through  stilt-walking, juggling and  riotous physical comedy. She  has tickled the imagination of  countless crowds children and  adults from ihe Vancouver Children's Festival to Expo Quebec.  Filletta Fish will be entertaining al Rockwood on Wednesday, March 23 and Thursday,  March 24 at Ihe Children's Fair  which runs from 11 am to 3 pm  both days.  However, there will be a Fish  sneak preview al noon both days  at Ihe Trail Bay Mall in Sechell.  Filetta Fish's appearance is  sponsored by the Trail Bay Merchants Association and the Sunshine Coast Credit Unions.  Continued from page 10  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  Subject 3: Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 22-36.1994  That tlie 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.  OCP A0A0 SlttQA.  a.*s  i     ������� district or scchclt  Taj/, omen, costii.'.'* tt.*".  ���rJ!\\ Bi.AA  10   ?!  I      irfRSTril scftou.c r-t  OCP - ROAD NETWORK fLAN  gameror sedrar  orriciAL comnjnirr push  arm* nc. 22  SCHZOUtC 'C-t  TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a Public Hearing for the purpose of hearing all  persons who believe iheir 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 Shornecliffe Road, Sechelt, B.C.  Tlie 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  ������*  +__________* 12  Coast News, March 21, 1994  community  SECHELT  5528 Wharf Street'885-2526  Friday & Saturday, March 25 & 26  j3 Nightmoves jl  Friday Night Supper Served 5:30-7:30 pm  Entertainment from 8:30 - 12:30pm  OPEN SUNDAYS 12-6/ LUNCHES MON. - FRI. 11-2  Tonight General Meeting  Monday March 21  Crib  fuesdbys, Spm  Bingo  Wed., 7 pm  Meat Draw  \lmykluiiliiy4piti  GIBSONS  Hwy. 101 ��� 886-2411  March 25 & 26  Saturdays  dl you can eat Buffet  5:30 - 7p.m.  $8.50 Regular  Seniors $7.50  Friday Nights  BBQ Steak  OxOO - 8pm  $8.75  OPEN SUNDAYS 11-9/ KITCHEN HOURS MON. ��� SAT. 11-6  Meat Draw  General Meeting  lUtS.iprHIWM  Darts  M 7:30pm  Crib  Sel.lpm  fntySatJpm  SOI  ��<    CLIP   'N'   SAVE    >cg  Gibsons  ladies  gofish  The 1 Oth annual Gibsons  RCMP Ladies Fishing Derby  planning i.s underway. The dates  are May 6-8.  The non-fishing events are at  Ihe Gibsons legion hall. The  fishing events are ... (no closure  Ihis year).  Come help us celebrate our  I (llh (being that Ihe first derby  was planned on a dare from Ihe  men; Ihey wouldn't allow us lo  fish in theirs...)  Tickets are $30 each and  include Friday night's get-  together, Saturday's dinner and  Ihe chance for great prizes, most  of Ihem donated by our local  merchants.  Profits from our derby go  hack inlo our community every  year.  Tickets will be available  March 28 and can be purchased  al Gibsons Family Sports in  Sunnycrest Mall, the Landing  Clothing Co. in lower Gibsons  and al the Gibsons RCMP  office.  george in glbsons  Lett, the Sechelt Volunteer Fire Department pause to grin about winning the challenger plaque  for giving the most Mood at September's clinic in Sechelt Right, Red Cross program coordinator  Wavde Johnston presents Sechelt Legion president Bernard Oszust a certificate for 35 years of  Legion service to the Red Cross blood donor clinics. photos submitted  Frequent blood donors recognized  by Christine Bodt  Sechell resident Lawrence  Posey has spent of lot of his life  with a needle in his arm.  A 75-time blood donor for  the Red Cross, Posey has donated blood everywhere from  Hong Kong to Calgary to  Toronto.  The first lime he gave blood  was in Calgary back in 1954.  "I lied about my age because  I was only 16, and you have lo  be 18. I ended up gelling my  picture in Ihe paper because a  bunch of us from Ihe high  school fraternity and sorority  had gone down to give," he  said. Posey got away from  donating as a young adull, bul  became an active donor again  when his daughler had a medical problem and needed a lot of  blood, "ll made me realize how  much other people relied on  blood," he said.  He now donates as often as  he can. Posey received a commemorative pin and a certificate  as lhanks from Ihe Red Cross  after he finished his 75th donation. The Red Cross also  thanked 50-lime donor Gordon  McKenna of Gibsons and 35-  lime donors Gino Cayer and  Aline McNeill, both of Sechelt.  by George Cooper  A self-published autobiography have an audience beyond the  TheWhittier Collection  SOLID HARDWOOD  Superior Quality  RBADYTO-ASSEMBLE AND READY-TO-FINISH.  WHEN YOU .ASSEMBLE AND FINISH IT YOURSElf  IT MEANS SO MUCH MORE  - TO YOU AND IT COSTS -  SO MUCH  LESS!  CHOOSE  ITEMS AND  A WIDE VARIETY OF  DESIGNS. FOR EXAMPLE:  author's family and friends? Dr.  W.J. Siwak's My Times does  indeed. It provides in vivid,  almost photographic detail, an  account of growing up on a farm  in mid-Saskatchewan's woodland region in ihe 1920s and  '30s, then lo service as bomber  pilot in World War II, and then a  long career serving his community as surgeon as well as other  community service.  In his account of his childhood, the strong family ties, the  governing moral values of the  times and the hard economic  state of the country we see a  western Canada social fabric so  different from Ihe fragmented,  aimless one of today.  A youngster learned very  early lo be self-reliant and  responsible. A bit of history to  mourn or scorn?  The advertisement for Waller  Siwak's book drew my instant  attention for I knew him when he  was a youngster in the country  school called Saskatchewan  Forks S.D. no. 364, enrollment  62, one teacher. Walter was one  of a half dozen students who sat  quiet and diligent, working alone  on high school correspondence  To me Waller Siwak was a  marvel of persistence in completing his Grade 11 in this way and  then, a student in nearby Prince  Albert's secondary school, passing his Grade 12 with honours.  Enlisting immediately in Ihe  RCAF (it was now 1943), he  applied his single-minded diligence to pilot training. In his  book he pays admiring respecl to  the big Lancaster bombers which  he flew on raids in Ihe closing  monlhs of World War 11.  And again in university, when  he decided after several starts at  other programs lo sludy  medicine, Ihe same concentration  and application look him Ihrough  the long years of medical school,  as it did later for another four  years' training in surgery.  No bookworm, Waller has  always been a sociable person  and along wilh a demanding  medical practice, has served his  city of Camrose in many a community program.  In his Polish-speaking early  childhood, the eldest of six siblings, Waller was early assigned  tasks challenging enough for an  adult in which he developed a  self-reliance and a quiel self-  assurance not uncommon among  ihe youlh of his lime and circumstances. It is interesting to me to  note Ihe community he grew up  in now has the third generation  operating the farms and prospering at it.  The barefoot days of childhood saw him fishing the river  for goldeyes and pickerel needed  for Ihe family table, picking the  many varieties of wild berries,  helping in the large garden and in  lime helping with the harvest  where many hands were needed  in Ihose days of horse power.  They played the simple games  of childhood like anli-aye-over,  shared one CCM bicycle, read  the newspapers, both Polish and  English, from first to last page.  Food was not always plentiful; many a supper was cornmeal  and milk.  And there were loo the imaginative Hallowe'en pranks, the  family Christmases, and above  all the good neighbourliness ever  evident in times of stress.  Thunderstorms and the northern lights gave everyone pause to  reflect upon an awesome environment.  But read it yourself to get full  appreciation of those people and  their limes.  Sea Cavalcade preparations continue  CHAIRS  TABLES  V  HOME OFFICE  i  STOOLS  i><^  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  Another eventful Sea Cavalcade meeting was held Monday  March 14. Unfortunately, due to  circumstances beyond anyone's  control, Rick Saunders, the leader of our jolly pirate band, has  had to pass the banner. Peggy  Small will be carrying the skull  and crossbones.  The committees are shaping  up nicely; only one or two gaps  in Ihe order now and all sorts of  interesting ideas coming forward  lo brighten the festivities. A roving pirate 'band' should liven up  the events. The logo is sel and  Ihe shirts will soon be ordered.  The pirate theme should he easy  to use for store windows and  floats. Everyone is always so creative in Iheir use of our themes  lhal Ihis year should really he a  'blast.'  Three couples from the pareni  rotter ts creek  Festival Sociely attended a BC  Festivals Seminar in Penticton  the first weekend in March. They  were bombarded with interesting  ideas and information. How  about a stationary parade? The  entries stand still and Ihe people  move pasl. Nol Ihis year. A mascot is high on our order of must-  haves. Ideas as to what theme il  should have will be welcome.  Perhaps there'll be a conlesl, so  start thinking aboul your concepts.  New committee heads include  Dede Anderson for crafts. Joanne  McNevin for the children's races.  Kenan McKenzie lor ihe salmon  barbecue The CIBC is again  coordinating ihe Keats swim and  we're pleased to have Ihe equestrian Organization represented  wilh us Ihis year. The greal lug-  ol-war will ol course be in Ihe  capable hands of Bill Hughes on  Friday evening. That's always a  lot of laughs.  The most immediate good  news is the dinner-dance, 'It's  Spring,' lo be held April 30 at the  YMCA hall at Camp Elphinstone  with the big band music of the  Harbour Lites Orchestra. This  should be a really fun  evening...dress semi-formal,  tables can be reserved if you  wish (eight lo a table). Tickets  will be available at the Landing  Clothing Co. in lower Gibsons,  Sayward Books in Sunnycrest  Mall or from any member of the  Sea Cavaicade. Doreen Tipton,  886-9042, is coordinating.  Next meeting will be Monday  April 11 al 7:30 pm in Ihe  Marine Room below Ihe Gibsons  library. For further information  call Peggy Small 886-4956.  by Katharine Ti ueman  885-2282  Jusl in case you haven'l  noticed, spring has arrived in the  Creek. Everywhere you look,  yard, home and district properties  are being spruced up. The Creek  Legion has also been busy this  pasl week.  Branch 219 has received a  brand new coal of paint inside the  main pari of Ihe Legion. House  and grounds chair Brill Varcoe  would like to thank Gibsons  Building Supplies, Dargatz Glass  and SuperValu for Iheir assistance wilh supplies. Also for a  job well done he wishes lo lhank  Ihe painl crew; Kip, Deb, Wayne  J, Wayne H, Charlie, Steve, Rick  and ihe painters, Scott Avery and  Bob Carpenter.  Library news  Spring is busting oul all over  and so are Ihe gardeners in Ihe  Creek. We would like lo remind  Ihem of our line selection of gardening books, plus an excellent  BC gardening magazine. If you  want lo know more aboul composting, pruning, polling and  other arcane skills, there is something here for you.  We can also help should you  consider going country lo Ihe  extent of raising your own chickens, rabbits, goals, pigs and  sheep. So however busy you are  in Ihe greal outdoors, n will help  if you do your homework and  lake advanlage of your library.  Creek elementary  Lasl week 50 of Ihe Creek students received a wonderful musi  cal experience al the Orpheum  theatre. They attended a joint  production of ihe Vancouver  Symphony Orchestra and the HR  McMillan Planetarium. They  learned about the formation of  the universe, other galaxies and  the other planets in our solar system through a combination of  slide and orchestral presentations.  Thanks are extended lo Trail Bay  Developments and Clayton's  Heritage Markei for making this  opportunity available.  RCCA  The Roberts Creek Communily Association will hold its annual general meeting on Wednesday, March 30 al 7:30 pm at the  hall. They encourage and invite  all members to attend and  become involved.  ���.���:e.r.-<CJ:-i .-*Ji,,:.: n^Ayetua '  UttH  "���*"     '      ' ���"    ���" community  Coast News, March 21, 1994  13  Spring is here and with it come the tulips at St. Mary's.  dockside davis bay  Joel Johnstone pholo  by Jo-Anne Shcanh, 885-3629  Spring is here and so is spring  break. For Ihose who have children or grandchildren home for a  week wilh nothing to do, there  are various activities available for  them. The pool is offering a public swimming schedule March  21 -25 from 11 am to 2 pm and  6:30 pm to 9:30 pm.  Rockwood Cenlre is presenting a Children's Fair on Wednesday and Thursday, March 23-24  from 11 am to 3 pm. There will  be fun, games, enlcrtainmcnt and  prize draws. A perfect solution  on Ihose rainy wet days when "I  haven't got anything lo do" is Ihe  daily complaint.  Lady luck continues to shine  on Anne Pearson, a consistent  winner who won $5,000 on the  Scratch Bingo last week. When  queried as lo what she would  spend her latest windfall on, she  promptly replied "New teeth,  new glasses, new runners." Now  there's a practical lady. Congrats  again, Anne.  A work parly al the hall has  ttkin planned for this coming Salurday, March 26 from 9 am to  12. It is lime lo clean and freshen  up Ihe hall and the grounds.  Make il a date.  The Davis Bay/Wilson Creek  Library is holding its annual  spring lea and book sale on April  17 from 2 pm lo 4 pm al Ihe hall.  Children's books are in short  supply for Ihe sale and donations  are sorely needed. This sale  always generates much needed  funds for the library so I urge you  to support ihis call. Library hours  are Fridays, noon lo 4 pm and  sechelt scenario  Saturdays 2 pm to 4 pm and your  donations may be dropped off  then or, for further info, call  Reiko at 885-5264.  The Hunter Training Program,  sponsored by the Gibsons  Wildlife and Sechelt Peninsula  Rod and Gun Clubs, is being  offered to anyone who is interested. As in previous years, the topics that will be covered are hunting regulations, animal identification, waterfowl, upland game  birds and raptors, gun handling  and hunter safety, first aid and  outdoor survival, hunting ethics  and care of game meat.  The course begins on Tuesday, April 5 from 7 pm to 9 pm  and will continue every Tuesday  and Thursday from then on.  There will be two Saturday practical sessions, April 30 and May  7, beginning at 10 am. The location for these courses is the Gun  Club Clubhouse off Field Road  in Wilson Creek.  Pre-registration will be taken  by phoning 885-2861 or evenings  at 886-7966. The cost of this  course is $65. For anyone who is  a hunter or strives to be one, this  is your opportunity to learn how  to hunt the right way.  An open installation of new  officers of the Mount Elphinstone chapter of OES will be held  at the Roberts Creek Masonic  Hall on Sunday, March 29 at 2  pm. For info call Mrs. Gower at  885-9031.  The annual general meeling of  the DB/WCCA will be Wednesday, march 30 at 7:30 pm. Election of officers for the coming  year will be held.  The 21st annual Sunshine  Coast Music Festival will commence on Wednesday, April 13  at 9 am at Chatelech Secondary  School gym until Thursday afternoon when it will situate at St.  John's Church in Davis Bay.  April 13-15 will highlight the  vocal, instrumental and choirs,  with adjudicator Michael Angell.  The Pianoforte events will be  held on April 18-20," also at St.  John's with adjudicator Ailsa  Zaenker.  On April 22 and 23 at 7 pm,  there will be an honors and highlights concert at Raven's Cry  Theatre. In reading over the program there are an impressive  number of local performers taking part in this undertaking and I  urge you to mark these dates on  your calendar.  If you were born before 1945  these changes you have witnessed: we were before house  husbands, gay rights, computer  dating, dual careers and commuter marriages. We were doing  nicely without daycare centres,  group therapy and nursing  homes. We never heard of FM  radio, tape decks, electric typewriters, artificial hearts, word  processors, yogurt or guys wearing earrings and carrying purses.  For us, time-sharing meant  togetherness, not computers or  condominiums; a chip meant a  piece of wood, hardware meant  hardware and software wasn't  even a word. We thought fast  food was what you ate during  Lent and outer space was the  back of the neighbourhood theatre. (There's lots more).  by Deanna Lueder, 885-7365  Spring has sprung. And  though it may be a bit soggy  from lime to lime, all Ihe signs  are here, from robins lo tulips to  buds and pussy willows. The daffodils are out too, particularly  this coming weekend. The Sunshine Coast branch of Ihe Canadian Cancer Society will be selling daffodils al Trail Bay Mall  and al Sl. Mary's Hospital in  Sechell as well as at other points  up and down Ihe Coast on Friday  and Salurday, March 25-26.  Please support Ihe society if you  can; ihere are few of us who  haven't been affected by Ihis disease. Bul tremendous strides  have heen made over Ihe years  ihrough research lhal has been  greatly assisted by our donalions.  Don'l forget lo have some fun  wilh your young ones Ihis spiing  break al Ihe Children's Fair al  Rockwood Cenlre. You can gel  in free if you're accompanied by  a child. The fair is on Wednesday and Thursday March 23-24  from II am to 3 pm. A child's  admission is $2.  Efforts continue toward raising funds for our new library.  The Friends of the Sechelt Public  Library have been working hard  for some time now and continue  to do so. They will be meeling on  March 23 al 7:30 pm at the  library. If you are interested in  joining the group or wish to learn  more, you are welcome lo attend.  There are copies of their lasl  newsletter at the library which  gives a good update on Ihe activities. A larger and more extensive library collection will he a  wonderful asset lo our community-  Easier is less lhan Iwo weeks  away and soon we'll be colouring eggs and eating more chocolate. The Sunshine Coast Music  Sociely is planning a beautiful  Easter treat for us on April I al 2  pm when il will present its Easter  Classics Concert at the Seniors  Centre in Sechelt. The program  will include Mozart's Requiem  and selections from Beethoven  and Strauss. Tickets will sell fast,  I'm sure; they can be purchased  at Talewind Books in Sechelt,  Sayward Books in Gibsons and  at Reflections in Madeira Park.  The Sunshine Coast Toast-  masters Club is calling all former  members to join them at iheir  10th anniversary dinner on April  9 at ihe Cedars Inn in Gibsons.  For tickets and information call  Donna Perry al 885-3742.  Welcome lo all the young  hockey players and Iheir families  who are attending ihis week's  minor hockey tournament at the  arena. The arena is 20 years old  now and Ihe Sunshine Coal Ice  User Group is planning a skale-  a-lhon on April 11. They wish to  raise funds and increase awareness of Ihe need for a second ice  surface on the Coast. All Coasl  figure skaters, minor hockey  players and group members will  be asking for your support. The  skate-a-thon will include a whole  schedule of events for that day so  mark your calendars and head up  to the arena on the 11th.  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I9!M  Claytons Hcntnq<<  M.llki-I  I     ��  I^M  ���m^HM community  Coast News, March 21,1994  15  Science strong in Pender Harbour  by Roxanne Gregory  What do acid rain, clean water, algae  growth and steelhead have in common with  the behavioural conditioning of cats, DNA,  and a HyperCard program on the evolution of  computers? All are projects researched and  developed by Pender Harbour Senior Secondary (PHSS) science students.  Regional competition is stiff, according to  science teacher Marianne Larsen, who is also  a member of the Vancouver Science Fair  Committee.  "We'll be competing against both public  and private schools from Vancouver to Maple  Ridge, and some of the private schools have a  lot of money invested in their science fair  development programs. Our judging criteria  here is the same one developed by the Youth  Science Foundation, and these are the standards used in the regional competition. Last  year, we competed in a field of 250 projects."  PHSS brought home seven prizes from the  1993 regional competition'in Vancouver, with  grade nine student Rolf Harrison being selected lo represent BC at Ihe nationals in Quebec  City. "Judging is based on a points system  with 24 per cent of the total coming from the  oral interview," said Larsen. "Our judges  spent a lot of time with the students and we  were astonished with their range of expertise.  "We had physicians, nurses, electrical  engineers, biologists, geologists, computer  science experts, civil engineers, teachers, and  chemists. It's a great opportunity for kids to  have contact and feedback from their community."  On display for the public during parent  interaction day, March 8, the range and quality of projects was outstanding, according to  judge Linda Curtiss.  "I was very impressed with the exemplary  quality and range of experiments, and with the  attitudes of the students. They were knowledgeable, confident, and enthusiastic, in sharing their research and results with the judges."  PHSS is sending 12 projects to the region-  als held at UBC in April, and computer science program development represents a quarter of PHSS project entries.  In an awards ceremony Tuesday night,  computer science teacher Wendy Simmonds  presented senior Brad Cotter with a 'Computer Bug' award for the development of the Best  Pascal program on the Sunshine Coast. Cotter  will be taking his Famous Scientists' program  to UBC along with Amber Nelsen and Kristi  na Reagh's project, also a Pascal program  designed for music, entitled, Name that Tune.  Steve Wharton and Jesse Zacharias will compete wilh Iheir HyperCard program, The Evolution of Computers.  Grade nine student Shannon Gibson is off  to UBC with her conditioning project involving the household cat. Potty training the cat to  use human facilities has been a three-month  project. Shannon complained that it was only  supposed to take 21 days. Photographs of the  family Siamese, perched plaintively atop a  toilet seat covered with saran wrap, stared  accusingly from the project display.  Other grade nine winners entering the  regionals are Scarlett Hunt, and Jason Knox.  Grade tens competing are Rolf Harrison,  Deven Cameron, Kelly Williamson, Andre  Joss, Julia Forward, Tracey Thompson,  Heather Mackay, and Aleezah Charbonneau.  Competitors from grade eight include Michele  Zacharias, Graeme Malcolm, Stuart Malcolm,  Ryan Reagh, and Chris Ford.  There were 31 second-class winners from  grades eight through twelve, 19 third-class  winners and eight honourable mentions.  The regional competition is open to the  public at UBC, April 8-9.  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I hope that I can retrieve the  brain before it's too late. So now  I'm reporting from a typewriter.  Pender community club  On Iheir annual general meeting elected were: president, Ruth  Kobus; vice-president, Doris  Pride; secretary, Gail Paton and  treasurer, Muriel Cameron;  directors: Jock Gibson, Hans  Schroeder, Catherine Gadsby,  Darren Reid, Sunni Charboneau,  Tammy Bradley, Marlene Cymbalist and Ken Bradley.  Dues are now due so please,  folks, cough up to Box 142,  Madeira Park, BC.  The annual spring bazaar is  scheduled for Saturday, May 7.  Help is needed. Contact Muriel  Cameron al 883-2609 or Gail  Palon al 883-2770.  Industrial First Aid  A course will be provided for  Ihe above starting March 19 and  20 for five weekends. This  course has WCB certification  Level III. Call Dennis at 883-  2286 or 883-2841.  Firearms  New regulations make it  mandatory that you have a permit to get a permit for that elusive deer you hope to shoot this  fall. Yes I think you read that  right. Two permits. The first one  lo show that you can expertly  handle a rifle safely (that is the  new permit required). The second one is the age old hag ��� to  be lucky enough to shoot one of  Ihem deer.  Anyone interested in getting  those permits should follow the  course offered by the combined  efforts of the Gibsons and  Sechelt Wildlife Societies starting at their clubhouse on April  5. Classes will be every Tuesday  and Thursday through April. A  practical lest follows to get your  permit. For further info and registration phone Bill Ellis at 885-  2681 or Mrs. Bea Rankin at 885-  9787.  Kids Kraft Fair  This was a great success as  was witnessed by all. We sure  have some real entrepreneurs in  this here Harbour. The community club would like to thank  everyone who helped and/or  donated to this huge success.  The PH Community Club  executive has decided to cancel  the sponsorship of the Easter  Egg Hunt this year and will  instead donate monies toward  the local youths' ball teams.  i'.nd.r Harbour. B.C 883-2630  LIVE BAIT ��� TACKLE SHOP  CONVENIENCE STORE  DINING  J&*  Gaiden  Bay  Hotel  PUB  883-2674  RESTAURANT  883-9919  Pender  Harbour's lirst  Children's Fair  was a smashing  success.  Community  support was  overwhelming  with prizes for  participants and  outstanding  sales. First prize  went to Blair  Bradley for his  woodwork and  jewelry.  Roxanne Gregory  pholo  SERVICES  egmont news  ROOFING  lem  Tar t Gravtl, Shakes, Shingles,  ' ' Roots, Torch On, Durolds  M3-9303   LOWINGS  WILDING LTD.  Garden Bay ��� 883-9122  Fabrication ��� Welding  Sandblasting  Aluminum ��� Staintess Sleel  Ray Hansen Trucking  & Contracting  Growai, Clearing  883-9222  Hugh W. Jones  LAWYER  883-9525  Pender Harbour  Realty  883-9525  FAX:883-9524  Michael C. Crowe  Bwrlsler ��� Solicitor  Notary Public  Petuler Itttrbotir legal Services  12874 Mufcln Pi* Rd. Madeira Ml  88W87S  RECYCLE THIS NEWSPAPER  by Maureen Parrott  Three Egmont people in two  boats crossed the gulf to Comox  on March 9: my father Billy  Griffith, my husband Brian and  me. We brought my father's  seiner Tzoonie River and my  brother's Kastel Novi over for  the herring fishery. Ira Griffith,  will run Kastel Novi.  We are not here to fish: we  are just packers. We will be on  hand to carry other people's  calch away so they can go on  fishing. Fishing time is so short  that boats cannot afford to leave  the grounds to deliver their  catch.  Thursday, March 10: The  herring seiners went out to fish.  They need deep water to work,  so Ihey fish when the herring are  still milling around off the shore.  We will pack for the gillnets,  who fish right by the beach  16TH ANNUAL  APJUL FOOL'S  m  when the herring are coming in  to spawn.  For several days we wail in  harbour, listening to the morning  announcements saying "herring  gillnet fishing opportunities are  coming closer," but there will be  no fishing today. Maybe tomorrow? This stage can last for  ' weeks.  March 13:1 climb across bundled logs for a walk on Goose  Spit. Once ashore, I see this  shrubby sandbar supports a surprising variety of plants. But  suddenly I see activity in the  harbour mouth ��� fishing boats  going out. I hear my name called  and hurry back to the boat. Fishing will start tomorrow.  Monday, March 14: While  waiting for customers, we jig  herring. Barbless hooks are best.  The fishing time saved unhooking the herring on deck more  than makes up for the ones  which escape, and the ones that  get away are not badly hurt.  A hooked herring agitates the  line so that more bite. When the  line feels heavy enough, you pull  in your string of herring, shake  them off and put the line down  again. You get another bite within seconds. I could get used to  Sunday, April 10,1994  22 KM HALF  MARATHON AND  RELAY  9:00 am ��� Hackett Park,  Sechelt to Gibsons Park Plaza  10 KM WALK  9:00 am ��� Roberts Creek Hall  to Gibsons Park Plaza  CHALLENGE '94  Sechelt Fire Dept. is challenging the RCMP and  Ambulance Dept. to the relay. Sechelt Fire  Dept. currently holds the 1993 Relay Trophy  and intends to keep holding it for 1994.  GOOD LUCK!  Phone Sue at 885-3930 to add to your 1994 challenge.   $&  Children's Hospital  fwting vnp<�� wc* where they boor>g  Proceeds go to  the Children's  Hospital  To register call Shannon  at Frontrunners,  886-4830  Sponsored by Frontrunners, the Coast News, Cibsons Park Plaza & Reebok  this. Along the shore we can see  herring skiffs by the score, their  big paddle-shaped 'shakers'  flashing in the sun as they rotate  under the nets, knocking herring  out into the boats. Somebody has  set in front of another net, but  fouled his gear on Ihe first boat's  anchor line.  Serves him right. Now he has  to take time to untangle his net  and the first-comer keeps right  on fishing.  Fat sea lions roll by, blowing  through their noses or saying  "Orp? Orp?" After lunch they  float around in groups with their  flippers sticking out of Ihe water.  I laugh, but a gillnelter would  not: sea lions tear through gill-  nets like tissue.  Fishing closed at 5 pm and  here comes a Co-op boat loaded  with herring. We use the pursing  winch and a double block purchase to lift the brails; the scale  attached below the lifting tackle  says we pull as much as a ton  and a quarter getting a heavy  brail out of the skiff. We need  power to swing the loads, too. If  we had two booms, this would  be easier.  Empty, Ihe skiff seems huge.  "Skiff" is a misnomer; it's 32  feet by 12 feet, a big high-floating aluminum box filled with  open brails instead of decks,  crewed by four men. They hose  off the punt and each other, then  go on their way. We go to find  the big packer with its fish pump  and on-board refrigeration systems.  When we reach Arctic Harvester we must wait our turn. By  the time we have been pumped  out and refilled with fresh ice  and chilled sea water, it's two in  the morning. Now I understand  why the fishermen preferred to  deliver to us and get some sleep.  Tomorrow is a work day.  Next day is much the same,  apart from a little wind. Fishing  is better: the skiff delivers over  13 tons of herring. Arctic Harvester wants us to run our load to  Vancouver. We arrive in Ihe wee  hours, but wait until afternoon  Wednesday to be unloaded. Now  comes the tough part, scrubbing  down the hatches. Herring scales  stick like glue, but the roe is  worse. It contains adhesive that  can glue the eggs lo slippery  kelp.  Well, that's it for the herring  this year. I'll be back with  Egmont news next week.  'Sustainable communities' debated  "The concept of sustainability  is essential to our survival and  should be viewed as the intent  and central operating principle of  planning...  If we are lo achieve sustainable development, we will have  to go beyond the notion lhal land  is a mere commodity. Land is  one of Ihe fundamental components required for Ihe continuation of human life. We should  now recognize the rights of the  ecosystem and the species, as  well as the rights of individuals.  Clearly, this principle holds  numerous, significant implications for planners and land use  planning." ���Canadian Institute  of Planners, 1990.  On April 8 and 9 Sunshine  Coast residents will be able to  participate in a forum on creating  'sustainable communities.'  Dr. Mark Roseland of Ihe  School of Resource and Environment Management al Simon  Fraser University will be the  keynote speaker and leader of the  forum. Roseland is author of  Toward Sustainable Communities, a resource book for municipal and local governments, published by Ihe National Round  Table on Ihe Environment and  Ihe Economy.  Roseland's work was introduced lo Sechelt's Official Com  munity Plan process by environmental consultant Ken Uy. The  initiative to bring Dr. Roseland to  the Coast was taken by the  Sechelt Village Residents Association, which hosted the Future  of Sechell Forum wilh Dr. Waller  Hardwick last year.  Widespread interest has led  the village residents to hand over  the organization of this forum to  April Struthers of Healthy Communities to reach as many residents, organizations, community  groups and governments as possible. Public involvement is welcome. Messages can be left al  Communily Services, 885-5991  or at the SCRD at 885-2261.  Environment award nominations sought  Nominations are now being  accepted for Ihe 1994 provincial  Minister's Environmental  Awards. British Columbians are  encouraged to acknowledge environmental contributions by filling out a nomination form.  Lieutenant Governor David  Urn and environmental minister  Moc Sihola will presenl Ihe  awards to recipients for their  dedication and achievements in  protecting and sustaining Ihe  environmenl. The awards ceremony is held annually al Govern  ment House during Environment  Week, June 5-11,1994.  Candidates can be nominated  for outstanding efforts in the following six categories:  ��� Individual citizen  ��� Youth group or organization  ��� Community or municipality  ��� Business or indusiry  ��� Environmental education  ��� Communications or media  Nomination forms are available through all BC Environmenl  regional offices; by calling the  Recycling Hotline al 1-800-667-  4321, or R-E-C-Y-C-L-E (732-  9253) in the Lower Mainland;  and by contacting Ministry of  Environmenl, Lands and Parks at  387-9422.  All forms must be relumed to  the following address by April 4,  1994: Ministry of Environment,  Lands & Parks, 810 Blanshard  Streel, 1st Floor, Victoria BC  V8V 1X4.  Winners of the 14th annual  Minister's Environmental  Awards will be announced during Environment Week 1994. Coast News, March 21, 1994  17  news  police beat  Off the road  Three people were sent lo St.  Mary's Hospital with minor  injuries March 12 after a while  1985 Hyundai driven by a 38-  year-old Gibsons man struck a  black Hyundai driven by a  Sechell woman. The accident  occurred at 9:44 a.m. al the corner of Highway 101 and Trail  Ave. The driver of Ihe 1985  Hyundai was charged wilh failure to yield after making a left  lurn in front of Ihe other vehicle.  A total of $6,000 damage was  done to both vehicles.  At 12:04 p.m. lhal same day,  a 1990 Ford Aerostar Van collided with a 1978 Chevrolet pickup  al Garden Bay Road and Irvines  binding. The 32-year-old driver  of Ihe Aeroslar was subsequently  charged wilh failure lo obey a  slop sign. No injuries were  reported although the vehicles  suffered a total of $10,000 in  damage.  Courting trouble  In Sechell Provincial Court,  former Sechell resident Marcel  Cole pleaded guilty to breach of  probation on March 15. Cote  surrendered himself afler a warrant was issued for his arrest.  The 36-year-old carpet cleaner failed lo reporl to his probation officer afler being convicted  of a break and enter on East  Hastings in 1992. The man had  also failed lo pay restitution of  $175 by Ocl. 31, 1993 as  required.  Cote's probation has now  been extended to October 1994  and he musl pay restitution of  $175 by Sept. 15.  Randal Charles Bruchet, 40,  of no fixed address received a  suspended sentence and one  year's probation in Sechelt  Provincial Court. Bruchel had  pleaded guilty lo shoplifting two  silk shirts from the Hudsons Bay  in Victoria May 24, 1993 al  12:15 p.m.  The man, who has long-standing drug and alcohol problems,  was arresled aller a chase ensued  wilh security officers outside Ihe  slore. Apparently Bruchel had  committed Ihe offence jusl after  he had been released from probation.  He has since attended the Port  Mellon Men's Recovery Mouse  and is currently involved in  Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous programs.  The court had fell lhal the  man had "gone a long way" to  further his own rehabilitation and  was no longer a Ihreal to sociely.  He will serve probation unlil  April 1995.  Bruchel has six previous convictions for thefl under $100.  Diversion idea taken to local governments  by Ian Cobb  The wait is on for a Sechelt  RCMP oflicer trying lo implement a community accountability program to deal with minor  criminal offenders outside Ihe  court system.  Staff Sgt. Cam Reid has  approached Gibsons and Sechelt  councils and the Sunshine Coast  Regional District board of directors with hopes of gaining their  support, both philosophically  and financially.  While the philosophical support was evident at a Feb. 23  Sechelt council meeting, a Feb.  24 SCRD board meeting and a  March 1 Gibsons council meeting, financial support is still  being considered by all three  governments.  The accountability program,  used to divert minor cases away  from the slow-moving and often  solution-less court system,  would need a part-time coordinator who would select community members to form a panel  that would look into appropriate  settlements of the various problems brought before it. He/she  would also answer to a board of  directors. About $25,000 would  be needed to hire a coordinator  and set up the accountability  program, Reid said.  "The coordinator would be  responsible for looking at situations as they see it and then tap  into the resources (in the communily) they see fit to help  resolve the case," Reid said during a March 1 presentation to  Gibsons town council.  "You're taking on a pretty  heavy responsibility," councillor  John McNevin told Reid.  "We're doing that now,"  Reid responded.  The need for an alternative  way of dealing with minor  offences is daily made obvious  by Ihe failures coming from Ihe  court system, Ihe council was  told. "We're seeing tremendous  criticisms in our community of  the court system, especially wilh  young offenders," Reid said,  quickly adding that a diversion/accountability program  could also include adult offenders.  An accountability program,  separate from an existing  provincial diversion program,  will be voluntary for accused  parties, Reid said.  "There i.s no obligation for  Ihe accused lo continue. If  they're not willing lo participate, Ihey don'l have to."  If that should happen, they  would be streamed into Ihe  court system.  Once a program gels going,  Reid said in an interview following the meeting, "il sets a  communily standard as well."  Reid said he's confident Ihe  accountability program will  receive support from the ihree  local governments as well as a  possible tie-in with the Sechell  indian Band, already familiar  with the program as it has had a  similar program for about a year  now.  Sechelt, Reid said, "is recommending support" and the  SCRD hasn't passed a motion to  explore the idea "but the feeling  is they would support it."  Gibsons council, buoyed by  the per capita funding idea,  deferred the mailer lo Ihe  finance committee for further  discussion. "We're well into our  budgeting process," said mayor  Eric Small, explaining to Reid  that il wouldn't be wise for  council lo commit to anything  until Ihey know what ihey have  lo spend.  Small was vocally in support  of the idea. Per capita funding  would mean Gibsons would pay  about 20 per cent of the cost of a  coordinator, while Sechelt and  the SCRD would cover the rest.  Gibsons town administrator  Dan Legg suggested the town  wrile a letter lo Ihe other two  governments to try and gel an  idea about where they stand on  the idea.  I  II'  Hoping  for a bite  A couple of  stalwarts take  advantage of  the weather to  get a little  Ashing done  off the  (iibsons  government  wharf.  Joel Johnstone  pholo  Here are two good reasons to buy  a '9a Chrysler Magicuiagon.  O Steel Impact Beams  help protect passengers from  the impact of a side collision.  q Seven Passenger  seating as an option makes  MagicWagon the perfect  vehicle for families.  q Air Conditioning  is optional to keep your family  comfortable in summer months.  1994 Dodge Caravan/  Plymouth Voyager  Here are io more.  O Front Wheel Drive  is standard on all MagicWagons  for superior traction.  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A DEALER VOU CAN DELIEUE IN.  'Piki htUS rap SS10, S1000 fodwy rebate oHigned io Oeoltf in Iteu of finonte oTTn ond euludei liieme. regulation, imutonie ond \ott\ limited lime oiler foctory rebate includes CS1.  Deoltf order moy bt n*mwy Dealer may sell lor Int. See Oeolet lor doled. " Some teitiktiom apply Alternative wnianly ovatlable on imporh See dealer (or details  *!���  W  CHRYSLER  Dodge  ��Hi.i���ay,o,.Gtas^ SKOOKUM CHRYSLER   886-3433 Coast News, March 21, 1994  letters  Annual General Meeting  Granthams Landing Improvement District  A  Granthams Landing Property Owners  April 20, 1994   Granthams Landing  7:30 pm Community Hall  PLEASE ATTEND  Spring Break  Tennis Camp  Jr's & Adults All Levels  Mar. 24 - 26  Thurs., Fri. & Sat.  '    $40.-$50.  Suncoast Raquet Club  For info  Janice Brown 885-7006 ��� Gail Lewis 885-9085  If you're not USing it-  why not sell it in the  Coast News Classifieds?  Watershed history  Mr. Dan Bouman would have  done well to consul! Ihe records  before he made his statement,  "For most of this century logging  has not heen allowed in Ihe Vancouver watersheds."  Al one lime or another all  Ihree watersheds on Ihe North  Shore have been logged. Bolh  sides of Ihe Capilano Valley  were clear-cut by Ihe Capilano  limber Company. Their logs  were taken to Ihe mill on a sleam  railroad which started where the  Heaver Lumber slore now stands,  crossed to Ihe west bank of the  river jusl below the Upper Levels  bridge, followed up lo Ihe base of  Ihe Lions, then branched over lo  Easlcap Creek behind Crown  Mountain. The line of Ihe railway  grade is still visible from Ihe  Grouse Mountain Skyride; Ihe  lighter alders which grew up on  the open soil show up against the  dark evergreen forest alongside.  The whole operation came an  end aboul 1935 when a forest fire  burned the west face of Crown  Mountain and a fire of somewhat  questionable origin destroyed the  sawmill. Since that lime the  whole valley has been closed to  public travel, thus protecting the  purity of the waler supply.  At one lime the upper valley  of Lynn Creek was used as a  watershed for most of North  Vancouver. A shingle mill was  sited on the east bank about a  half mile above the intake with a  plank road extending five miles  up the valley lo the junction with  Hanes Creek. There were various  camps along the right-of-way,  traces of which may still be seen.  The operation ceased in 1927  when all the mature cedar had  been removed.  This area is now Lynn Headwaters Regional Park. No longer  a watershed, it is open to public  travel, being visited by thousands  each year.  The Seymour River watershed  is somewhat different. The intake  dam al Seymour Falls lies some  six or seven miles inside the  boundary. Logging has occurred  on areas not draining inlo the  watershed, on Ihe wesl face of  Ml. Seymour in 1938-39 and  below Ihe ski area in the 1950s.  Balloon logging was tried on the  easl face of Lynn Peaks during  Ihe 1960s. The system worked  bul was not a financial success.  Al Ihe present time the whole  area above the dam is closed to  Ihe public; an annual open house  to ihe dam, hatchery and demonstration forest draws big crowds.  The heavy rains of mid-February raised the water of all these  streams lo flood level, resulting  in an increase in silt (the "turbidity" beloved by the environmentalist) in Ihe water supply. Being  inorganic mineral material this  silt poses no dangers to the users;  the GVRD issued an advisory to  this effect and in a few days the  problem disappeared.  If Gray Creek is no longer  meeting minimum health standards it is the result of bacterial  contamination, which problem  could be gradually eliminated by  the exclusion of people from that  watershed. Before Chapman  Creek gets to the same state, it  might be an idea to do the same  thing so as to protect the purity of  iis water.  JAMES R. THOMSON  Forest action  and reaction  "For every action there is an  equal and opposite reaction" is  thought to be nothing more than  a law of physics, brought to light  by one of the fathers of inventions who as the story goes,  RECYCLE THIS NEWSPAPER  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1945  *"K  Minks  Uy Almti Sundquiit  .I'll Huftan. d trapper in  ���liriw Vnlley, 15 a very  nun Indeed He has  M thrre tmnk this week  ... have luliv broken the rr-  ,>rd fnr size Two nf Ihem men-  .urrd 3S Inches and (lv Other  one 3f> Inch* - from lip tn tip Hr  hait ;iIm> done a very cood fob  nf catrhiilf skunk Sn f;it he fioi  2d nf thr nmclly little pe��t�� to  his rmSH 14 nf them, have been  ranch; ��� round n .t -ilu .1 m  Ktirnrt..lc  Mi IlinUon tn belli ��� ktmwn la  In- mend* i. 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In eloilni I would like ���(. wish  htm ronlinued iuccch with hi.*  hobby  Child Drowns  In Shallow Wafer  SECHELT   T  ��ed)     truck   the  gr����ii ���       - ,,^,p n[ Linton  ��U!S  Diitlnrai Of  Vol. Ill No. 33  Sechell. >. C.  Fridoy, February 11, 1941  Sc per copy, $2.50 per year, by mail.  WIDE TERRITORY  GUEST EDITORIAL  Second VON Nurse Sechelt Is Growing Up  Needed for Sechelt  ALL INDICATIONS poinl in ) ctmimi  Sechell   The comiuirtn'n ot ;i t.c.v  3.1.000 board feet of lumber per day ��iii  Tlie L'niun Steamship* have uponed the!  .1 and ht,il:i. ttruwth in  -.ill capabli ��f mining out  rid impetus to I hi" Krowth.  iicund nub-divjjion In six  Hv   R' l  Hi.  ���   THE   early   part  of   IMfl  ..  branch wai foimid ii piovldc  nuninn -��� rvicc under ihe aus-  l it .- of Ih*' Victorian Order to  lin district extendlna f"n Weil  Seriieli to Willfanuan'i Undintf.  d distance ol about 2u milts F*-  ildei  the   lervlee  always   rmd-  ercd by the Victorian Ordrr, u��i-  ildc iiui'ing, pr^'Qatal and pott  natal caie, education-) clinics.  emergency rails, it wai proponed  tn ri.. ihr work of both school  nur��inu and public nursing.  Thi ��i;ik was commenced and  carried oul with gratifying success for a numher of years, However,  during   the   list   couple of  years it has become Increasingly  apparent that the present facilities arc inadequate to cope with  the calls for service Particularly  it is evident that  1 Greatly  Increased   p��puU-  tiun has tncrrasid the calls for  service Also, the public have  learned the advantages of the  service,   resulting   in   moie  tails  2 The long distances, combinrd  m iih the frequently bad road  condition*,   result   .n   much time  bring consumed m travel, end m  |h transportation costs.  J The nurse h;is iieen stationed  al Oibaons as the isrytsl population centre, hut the Sechelt  centre n also large Hint KMMing  lapidly. it hai oft. n been found  vry   rii'fuu"   '  eel  frt  nursinfi  revs   from   new   territory.   In-  ere.i.id  revenue   from   donations  Ar. estimate of funds needed  maj lx' made fmm the following figures Imm the records of  Ihe    present    Branch    for    1947:  then figures have not yet been  nuilited,   but   may   he   taken   as  substantially correct.  INCOME  Donations.      S729.5U       nursing  i.es *5bii25; memberships. $185-  Sl). Pro* tncial Government Grants  11,301 10; Sechell School Board.  No. 46. 1974.0ft  Total-  $3,850.12.  EXPENDITURES  (ieneral expense, office, laun-  dry. etc, $309 35. car repairs,  $32620. gag, oil. license for car,  $238.73; salaries, (nurses), $2.3-  3U.2S; sundries $2��a 75; suiptus,  H49J4.   TuUl   $3,850.12.  The above summary makes nu  pi ovision for car depreciation;  in the past the Branch has been  able to obtain fairly guod cars  tn the used car market, and as  a result depreciation write-offs  Of around $100 per year were  ���ulfit ,i nt Now. howevet, the  scarcity of good used cars to-  gcthei with the steadily increasing prfca of eithei new or used  Cars, makes this provision for  replacement inadequate Probably a >um of around $4<hi per  i be budtfetled  -       -t -Mid    M**-.tm  months und it thud will le placed befon tne pubiu* in duo course.  New buildings are in evidence and new business project! ate ready  lo uptn dining the month of March. Viewing these (actors it does  si-em pertinent lo ask "Should wc incorporate NOW tr should we  wait unlil someone else with Ilinie courage will tackle the problem?" Al the moment the majority aie foi incorporation.  As the problem presents iuelf there nie advantagi-s and d*  advantages. When the**- are presented to the public Ihey will be able  to make a prudent and sound judgment. Howevei it must be kept  in mind that when all the facturs pro and ton are known, it will not  present a mathematical problem whereby we can add up the two  columns at leisure and have the decision ready made It is not that  easy. It is possible and necessaK, under the circumstance*, for the  public in general to lake an active interest in Ihe matter, and it is  Iheir duly to find out the facts, then after due Consideration to make  advice in all decision*  Incorporation in pimriple mians a sysntt. of organi?ed govern*  ment, within the framework of the present established civil government All ventures proposed by a village and it's commissioner!  must be submitted to the Municipal branch of the Provincial Govt.  That Is your guarantii of security Wt will have their support and  advise in all decisions.  If we wish to grow up in a normal, healthy manner we must  have some organization and dirrction. Incorporation is the solution.  It will give us Ihe following advantages:  1 Recognized public officials lu deal with outside officials.  2 Zoning bylaws determined by ourielves  3. Use of the assessment taxes and b.mness lici IUC feel which  now go to Victoria.  4 A portion of the cai and truck license fees.  5 A reduction in improvement lax aisestment of M per cent  6. Education   and   Police   temain   the   responsibility   of   the  Provincial Govt  7. All money bylaw are voted upon by property owners only.  H   The monies sper! in one year  may nut exceed Ihe amount  '"'Wtahle  Life is a tricky equation  The "trick" is to find the constant  The Coast News has been a constant on the Sunshine Coast for over 46 years. Over those years we've  watched the world change around us while we've remained steady as a rock, providing a safe, reliable  institution for your advertising dollar.  The first issue of the Coast News rolled off the presses on July 11, 1945. providing in-depth coverage for the  Coast's little more than 500 residents. Today, we're still covering the Coast for its 25,000-plus residents,  faithfully marking the passage of every week in history.  Life is too variable to predict what the next 50 years will hold, but with your support the constant will be the  C OAST v NEWS  received a bump on the head by  an apple. I am of course referring  to Sir Isaac Newton. What has  been forgotten by Ihose who  carry on his work is lhal aside  from being a great inventor, he  was also a great philosopher. I  see Isaac's law as universal,  applying to all things, people  included.  As an example, a boss's wife  leaves him and he goes to the  workplace the following day and  takes a chunk out of the foreman's lower posterior. The foreman, in turn, takes it out on his  fellow workers (it has now  become a chain reaction) and one  becomes so ticked off he quits.  He cannot get another job,  becomes depressed and miserable, his marriage goes on Ihe  rocks, his wife leaves him and he  lakes to the bottle.... The situation becomes so complex, no one  can see where il Marled and yet  everyone's pointing a finger.  I am not an environmentalist,  nor have I ever laid claim lo  being one; I am a human (same  word as humane). In the past  three years I have studied the  issue from bolh sides, spending a  year getting lo know a logging  family and the problems they  face. I chose to see our similarities, the common denominators  as it were, not our differences.  People are being pitted against  one another and the anger is  growing; eventually someone is  going to get hurt. Both sides are  seeing the other's reaction as an  action, without tracing it back to  the source... who started the pendulum in motion?  For those who know me and  have walked through the forest  where the truth lies, they know  that I have no love for the  forestry department. I do not  have a dislike for all those who  work for forestry, it is their  teachings which anger me.  Things that come forth from  them like "cost effectiveness"  and "we emulate nature."  I am as I have always been, on  the side of nature, the only place  true balance can be found. The  one thing we all have in common  aside from our actions and reactions is "the tree of life." Trees  have given us so much ��� buil(l-  ing materials, medicines, air, ole.  It does nol matter who you  are, where you are, or who set the  pendulum in motion, if you take  away too many trees, life everywhere dies. It is that simple. As a  species, we have created quite a  chain reaction and fighting  amongst ourselves is only going  to accelerate that chain reaction.  Perhaps that tree was trying to  give old Isaac a message, then  again maybe the apple hit him a  little loo hard. Who is going to  wait and see? Our children have  a choice.  SAMUEL MOSES  Gibsons  Commuters seek  voice on ferries  Re: the "Ferry whiners, get  out of here" letter to the editor  published Feb. 21.  Mr. Pearson: Do you really  want the commuters and frequent  travellers that currently bring  over $4 million of disposable  income annually to the Sunshine  Coasl to get oul of here?  Do you believe that ihose who  indirectly subsidize Ihe BC Ferry  Corporation (BCFC) ihrough  provincial taxes and then pay  additional tariffs for transport are  whining if they request input into  scheduling, fare structures and  issues of safety that directly  affect them? The Sunshine Coasl  Commuters Association has been  organized to create a collective  rational voice and lo seek and  ihen provide that input.  We agree lhat rarely is il recognized that hundreds of successful, timely and safe excursions  occur daily within the ferry system. With Ihe growing population of the Coast, a run lhat once  had a carrying capacity of 80 cars  per trip now accommodates 300  vehicles or a total of 1.03 million  vehicles and 2.41 million passengers per year. This i.s a credit to  ferry employees such as yourself,  who make the system work as  well as it docs.  In the spring of 1993 a questionnaire was circulated to travellers and Iheir outstanding concerns were identified. This resulted in the formation of the SCCA  whose articles of association  stale lhat its purpose i.s lo work to  provide commuters, frequent  travellers and individual commercial users of the BCFC Sunshine Coasl route, with an efficient, safe and high level customer service coastal ferry transportation system; and to promote  cooperation wilh Ihe BCFC and  Ihe BC government and ils ministries in meeling the aspirations  of the Sunshine Coast communities and Iheir citizens.  This appears to be in agreement wilh the aims of the BCFC,  as staled by Mr. Rhodes in its  1992/93 annual reporl. "Public  demands...for improved performance, better financial results,  expanded services mixed with  corporate needs to strengthen  community and client relations."  If you have any constructive  suggestions thai will help to  achieve the mutual objectives of  the corporation and the association, the directors meet every  Tuesday on the 6:20 am ferry.  PETER H. PEACH,  vice president  Sunshine Coasl Commuters  Association  Socking it to us  The following was submitted  as an open letter to Ihe BC Ferries Corporation.  Well you did it again, didn't  you? I mean lead us all down the  garden path. After years of discussions, letter writings, propositions and ideas you, BC Ferries,  sent your top chief up here to  come and tell us that we have  been sending our letters to the  wrong people.  Can you just imagine that? All  those years we have been barking  up the wrong darn tree. All that  time and effort we, the Sunshine  Coast, have put into getting represented on the board was smartly overlooked. Now Ihey tell us  we have to set up more community meetings and then group  them all together so they can  attack them as one issue. Right.  Exactly the same way Ihey handled us last March 9.  What did we get? Sweet fruit  apples. Yes, they will have 10  telephone lines open for us. To  do what? Keep talking lo the  same wall as we have in the past?  The Chief M. Martin Anally  comes over and tells us that if it  comes right down to it, he is no  'chief at all in this 'extremely  exciting and complex corporation.' Good grief! Where does  lhat get us poor citizens? If it is  that complex to him, he should  gel out.  So we need more communications. Did he ever explain why  our Sunshine Coast is not represented on their board? And he  also confirmed that, yes, our rates  will go up but we will hardly  nolice it. How on earth is he  planning to do that? Maybe on  his salary he does not nolice that  suddenly his wallet is $100  lighter every few months, bul to  all of us it makes a big difference.  If you excuse me a second,  Mr. Martin, I'd like lo say a few  words to your boss.  "Hey Mike! Harcourt, that is.  Nice promises there, Mike. No  lax increases. Good boy. Bul cutting subsidies to ferries ��� isn't  thai ihe same? You probably  have another name for that and it  used lo be very popular on a TV  show ��� sock it to them, sock it  to them!"  FRANK ROOSEN, Sr.  Garden Bay  BRING   THIS  COUPON  IN  ,    It'sTruM!  J  |    Tlte Best Burgers on the Coatat (/%  '- "iill #tt4aUf 'j. their home. 1  sbmejuji/ I  Sthe^toast  ��$M  I^tjpin ydur-ftiefiaC]  anderijoy-tKgJjpSTBr  Order your choice of our burgers and enjoy a free  medium soft drink when you present this coupon  Surtnycrest Mall  MjEWJa  I  I   Gibsons " -TakrOufOrdtfreAlso   I  ���aaaa  MB  aakm  ..���~^;,>r-vi--   ��� ��� ���  *    ��  ��-  ��� : Coast News, March 21, 1994  19  sports  Sechelt's young  hopeful lets his  skis do the talking  GET RID  OF THOSE  UNWANTED  ITEMS  IN THE  by Don Anderson  Thirteen-year-old Connor  Barnsley doesn't talk much.  But then again, the wiry  Sechelt resident doesn't have to;  he prefers to let his skis, and  sometimes his parents, do the  talking.  "I'm afraid it looks like  you're not going to get much  out of him loday," said Pam  Barnsley, the enthusiastic recreational skier/mother of young  Connor, during an interview at  the      Barnsleys'      waterfront home in  West Sechell.  And she was not  far off the mark.  For the record,  Connor is one of the  Sunshine Coast's  rising skiing stars,  despite the obvious  lack of skiable terrain in the area.  With the assistance of his parents,  the youngster has  been making regular  weekend trips to snowbound  Whistler for the past five years.  Connor has been racing with  the Whistler Mountain Ski Club  for three years and is about to  wrap up his best year on the  boards to date.  One of his accomplishments  this season was qualifying for  the provincial speed championships on Blackcomb Mountain in January.  In that particular race, Connor finished 14th out of a field  of 78 racers.  He followed that up with a  I2th-place finish in the giant  slalom in Rossland that moved  him closer to the lop-ranking  junior skiers and enabled him to  qualify for the Western Canadian Junior Championships in  Smilhers last weekend.  Joining him at the race was  13-year-old Tahlia French,  another member of the Whistler  ski club.  Perhaps the biggest thrill for  Connor was scoring sponsorship  from Salomon.  To his parents, the sponsorship has meant considerable  'School is an  important thing  in a teenager's  life but be also  has something  here that is  important as  well'  ���Pam Connor  savings in equipment, which can  run between $5,000 and  $10,000 a season.  To young Connor, the sponsorship means he is finally  being recognized for his skill on  the slopes.  Connor specializes in giant  slalom and super-G disciplines,  but is currently preparing for the  first downhill race of his young  life.  He said the downhill discipline is "nol much different"      from racing super-  G. Although he has  never raced downhill, he has managed to conquer  the Dave Murray  downhill course,  albeit at a slightly  slower speed than  Canadian greats  Cary Mullen and  Rob Boyd.  One of the challenges  a  young   skier like Connor  must face is balancing the slopes with school.  For up to four days a week, he  can be found training at  Whistler or travelling across BC  and Alberta to compete in races.  That doesn't leave much time  for school, although Connor  doesn't seem to mind.  "It's fine with me," he said  quietly.  "The school is the hard part  of it all," chimes in Pam, adding  that Connor tends to miss  "chunks and chunks" of class  time.  Unfortunately for Connor,  tutoring is less of an option on  the Sunshine Coast than in Vancouver, where tutoring for  young skiers is readily available.  In his case, Connor is usually  required to inform teachers of��  his absence and request any  upcoming assignments.  "It's not ideal but there is no  other real way around it," said  Pam.  "School is an important thing  in a teenager's life but he also  has something here that is  important as well."  Going Away  on Vacation?  Your Secret's  Safe With Us.  Leave your airs at home with us.  Pet/Animal Care  Mall Clearing and Forwarding  Indoor Plant andYanl Maintenance  legular Home Check or Uw-lnSente  CAI1SHARON 885-2228  /fai^OaiMHtmi-WtM  (lH)>    iNlftMiiiwt  Connor Barnsley, top, in his younger racing days and, above, in  his standard skier's pose following a recent race event  Area youths tossing top darts,  Coast to host '97 championships  by Don Anderson  The Sunshine Coast has been  awarded Ihe BC Youth Dart  Championships for 1997.  Don Seykens, coordinator of  the Gibsons Youth Centre Teen  Darts Program, said the Coast  was chosen lo host the championships following an impressive  performance by local youths at  this year's tournament in Fernie  held March 12-13.  "After seven weeks of training with these kids we brought  back a junior sportsman-like  trophy and Ihe high score trophy  of 140 in the junior division,"  Seykens said following his  team's return from the tournament.  "Compliments were coming  out of Ihe woodwork from  opposing teams like Kamloops,  Texada and Nanaimo,"  Sechelt resident Darren  Flebbe managed to throw the  highest score in the junior division male category at the competition.  His success was followed by  a sportsmanship trophy and a  perfect 180 score, both won by  Chad Dambier in the seniors'  male division.  jjj^  Ta^K *^k>  /���'               ^A**  4  **W    %  li: wfu  V > VH  j ��� i iii  /w  J/^^-~*:-*  \         A  H  a  ^^B  L ���       M  Getting her point across, darts is a co-ed sport. Joel Johnstone photo  In the junior ladies' division,  Karry Petersen finished fourth,  while Rob Arnott placed eighth  in the men's senior division.  Other youths representing the  Coast included Bill Perlstrom,  John Sutherland and Jesse  Agnew in the senior boys' division and Wendy Lucas in the  junior girls' division.  Perlstrom and Sutherland are  expected to be in next year's  lineup when the team goes to  Vernon to compete in the 1995  provincial youth dart championships.  "Coaches from the other  teams were saying we had  sharpshooters," Seykens said.  The national youth dart  championships will be held in  Toronto May 20-22.  Members from first place  Texada and second place Fernie  boys' squads will attend the  championships.  "We narrowly missed (out).  A bit of concentration would  have been good but they were  too excited, too nervous and  there were loo many new faces  and challenges," Seykens said.  "But after seven weeks, I  think we did excellent."  The club will extend the  darts program to Sechelt with  the assistance of Branch 140 of  the Royal Canadian Legion.  Seykens will review the possibility of bringing darts lo  Madeira Park and Branch 112 of  the Royal Canadian Legion.  "All this because we got the  provincials for 1997," he said.  The club received assistance  from numerous sponsors in  being able lo attend the tournament, with donations coming  from the Royal Canadian  Legion and Elves Club, among  others.  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RIVEI CHORUS,  INDIVIDUAL SlNSUt  AW) THt SOUNDWAVES OMHUIM  AIM  wmovEN's  ���ROMANCE FMVIOUH  MFMimr  WITH PIURE JOUMRT  Classics  performances:  FW,APRlST*l7:30PMJ  SAT, AW 2HD AT IH* MD 7 JOM AT  TWESBmT Seniors centre,  8H4 Trail Avi, Sechelt  5iw,apr$h>��t1:s0h|��t  Westview Baptist Church,  Fmeu River  noons  $12 HM ADULTS I $10 FOR SENIORS,  S.C.M.S. BOWERS I CHILDREN UNDER 12.  AVAILABLE I1I��IIS0NS��  Sayward Books 4 coast books,  m sechelt atTaiewind Books and at  RBucnoNSHAB design in  MADIIRA PARK.  Tickets for Powell tCAmr Performance Available thntttth fovea feiver Chorus Members  This advertisment 'S sponsored by: The Sunny(;rej>tMer��hgnt^AssoCjfltiorl_^  R.STRAUB'      M.   ������������������  "Horn concerto SiwEFur  WITH JENNIFER SCH0F1UD  CONDUCTED BY LW VERNON  sports  puck's bruise  Soil Testing  Saturday March 26/94  10am - 2pm  with Greg Olsen  from Eddis  Wholesale  Garden Supplies  Come for coffee  Bring your  soil samples  Are you the kind of person  who plops yourself in front of the  idiot box for six weeks during  the National Hockey League  play-offs?  If so, you're in for a big treat.  There's word that an all-hockey sports channel is in Ihe works,  lhanks lo the cash-strapped  Canadian NHL franchises.  Winnipeg, Quebec City,  Ottawa, Calgary and Edmonton,  worried about the constant mushrooming of player salaries  (lhanks to Sl. Louis Blues general manager Ron Caron and his  insane lack of any kind of spine  when it comes to dealing with  player agents [see: parasites]),  are blathering about establishing  Ihis all-hockey sports channel to  help add lo their income.  You see, wilh the exception of  Toronto and Montreal, Canadian  franchises ��� including Vancouver, you smug Lower Mainlan-  ders ��� don'l have the luxury of  making as much money as their  American counterparts.  There's a dung-load of reasons why. Whether it's because  they don't own Iheir arenas, have  Ihe rights to concessions, have  poor dinky little populations or  because they have to pay players  more to play in Canada because  they're whining, pampered egomaniacs who believe playing in  an American markei is better for  Iheir withered souls, is unclear.  Thus, It's going to be Hockey  Nighl in Canada every night of  the week. It will be like play-off  lime all season longl  Personally, I'm delirious with  joy at hearing this. My wife (who  I'll call Rachel), though a hockey  Ian, will hate this news ��� as will  the majority of hockey widows  and, yes, they're out there, hockey widowers.  Being a Winnipeg Jets fan, it  saddens me that I don't get to see  my learn on the tube very much.  Why? Well, they're from  Winnipeg for starters. Winnipeg  seems to have this stigma  attached to it by hack media bed-  welters (See: Iain Maclntyre/Jim  Taylor) who visit the place in the  heart of winter and whine and  cry because it's a little nippy.  They've likely never visited  the place in the summer and if  they have, they'll whine about  the mosquitos (see: Sopwith  Camels).  Thus, the Jets get passed over  by TSN (Toronlo Sports Network) who show yet another  Maple Leafs game. This isn't so  bad now because the Leafs actu-  ally have a hockey team but  PDG (Pre-Doug Gilmour), it was  a raging insult. And I'm sure you  Canuck fans can relate.  Mind you, not seeing the  Wippingpig Wets much on the  tube is probably a good thing this  year.  The CBC probably has a  Canadian content mandate where  cities other than Toronto have to  be shown on Hockey Night in  Canada a couple of limes a year  each. Other than that, we Jets,  Flames, Oilers, Nordiques, Senators and Canucks fans are SOL.  And that is why an all-hockey  channel should be embraced,  But there's a catch. The catch  is the complete and utter end to  Canadian civilization.  Imagine if there was an all-  baseball channel in the United  States. Sundays in December and  January are bad enough when the  TV channels are awash in NFL  and college football.  An all-hockey channel in  Canada will mean Sunday afternoon every day of the week.  Marriages will crumble, as  will homes and businesses. Large  societies will be formed, such as  MHIAHZ (My Husband Is A  Hockey Zombie) or HCA (Hockey Channel Anonymous).  Don Cherry will rise from his  spot on HNIC and, along with  his trusty prime minister, Ron  McLean (it was Don who sang  American Pie, get it right)  become the king of Canada.  Oh oh, I smell the birth of yel  another bad Canadian sitcom to  fill up the dead air space during  the off season.  Episode one: Tonya Harding  and Pat Quinn are indicted in a  plot to keep Petr Nedved from  playing for the St. Louis Blues,  with Andrea Martin's Edith  Prickley as Tonya, Dave Hodge  as Pat Quinn and a slim, trim  shaven Bruno Gerussi as Petr.  Watch as Don races lo help  the two villains and Ron, wearing a T-shirt stating "I'm from  Red Deer," suffers the angst of  having to deal with Don's lack of  political correctness.  Minor hockey tournament a big draw  Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd.  Pratt Rd., Gibsons 886-7527  Mon.-Sat. 9-5:30   Sun. 10-4    P "��J  m*rtjt*.nAmat*misnaAX**lm.mrm.raT-t���itter]''r   ' "*~  Here we grew again!!  RE/MAX "top 20" Realty is pleased to welcome  Diane Baron  to its growing team of Professional Realtors  Diane has been a resident  of the Coast for 9 years and  lives in Gibsons with her  family.  Before joining Remax,  Diane had a successful  career with another Gibsons  Real Estate Company.  Diane invites all her  clients and those who  require professional real  estate services to contact her  at the office, or her  residence, 886-9479.  Chances are we're going to sell your home.  Why not call us first?  886-2670  Van toll free 682-7392  The Sunshine Coast Minor  Hockey Association has added  another "feather" to its cap this  week by hosting its first annual  minor hockey tournament.  The tournament, which runs  from March 19 to March 27,  should attract more than 300  aspiring hockey stars ranging in  age from five to 11 years old.  "For the hockey association,  it is another feather in our cap. I  think with the kind of response  we got this year we could have  had a lol more teams but we  weren't prepared for that kind of  undertaking," said organizer  Debra Dubois.  "Locally, businesses should  do really well."  The Coast will be represented  by four teams in each of the  three levels of competition.  Teams competing from communities outside the Coast include  Maple Ridge, Surrey, Kalarney,  North Vancouver, and Burnaby.  The tournament began last  Saturday with five- to seven-  year-olds taking the ice in the  Tyke division.  "I don't know if you've ever  seen little ones play hockey but  it's probably got to be Ihe best  game going," Dubois said.  "It's priceless. They don't  know which end they are going  for half the time; it is just a novelty." Competing for the Coast  in the Novice division will be  the Ducks, Oilers, Panthers, and  Sharks against squads from Port  Coquitlam, Ridge Meadows,  Langley and Hope.  Ten teams will face off in the  Atoms C division, including  three Sechelt teams pitted  against squads from Langley,  Surrey, Burnaby, Mission and  Lake Cowichan.  Kids are guaranteed four  games and the top teams from  the two five-team divisions in  the Atom C tournament will battle it out in a final play-off  game.  "This is the first year we are  doing it. We are hoping it will  grow but we are starting off  small," Dubois said.  Planning for the tournament  began last October and the organizational committee has had a  "bugger of a time" trying to  reserve ice time at the arena, she  added.  "We just get shipped to the  bottom of the pile. There just  isn't enough ice time, that's the  long and short of it."  In related news, Walter Tripp  was named president of the Sunshine Coast Minor Hockey  Association while Trevor Hed-  don will serve as vice president  for the 1994-95 season.  Donna Welda returns as treasurer and Sharon Rumba was  appointed to the registrar's position, j  A runner in the 1993 April Fool's Day Race crosses Ihe finish line in Sechelt. This year, Ihe run starts in Sechelt and ends in Gibsons.  file pholo  SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 46  (SUNSHINE COAST)  INVITATION  School District Budget  The Board of School Trustees invites interested people to attend the Finance  Committee meeting scheduled for:  Tuesday, April 5,1994 @ 7:30 p.m.  School Board Office, Gibsons  The committee will present funding details for the next school year and wants to  hear your comments, suggestions and concerns. Those who are unable to attend  are encouraged to submit comments in writing.  Mr. T. Anderson, Secretary-Treasurer  Box 220  Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  Squamish, Whistler challenged  to enter April Fool's Day Race  Organizers of the April Fool's  Day Race have challenged runners and walkers in Whistler,  Squamish and North Vancouver  to come out to the Sunshine  Coasl to raise money for the BC  Children's Hospital.  The challenge, issued by race  sponsor Gord Clayton of Frontrunners, also claims that Coast  runners and walkers can beat  runners and walkers from anyplace else in the province.  "We know that Sunshine  Coast runners and walkers have  an edge over everybody else  because it's been spring here  since Feb. I so they've had a lol  more training time," Clayton said  with his tongue firmly in cheek.  The challenge was published  in last week's Whistler Question  and will appear in Ihe Squamish  Chief this week, the Coasl News'  sister newspapers.  So far, though, no word has  been received from the North  Shore News, which was also  asked to print the challenge to its  readers.  7 don't see bow we  could provide a  healthier, more  rewarding day'  ���Gord Clayton  The 16th Annual Sunshine  Coast April Fool's Day Race will  feature an officially sanctioned  22 km half-marathon, a four-person 22 km relay and 10 km walk,  all starting at 9 a.m Sunday,  April 10 in Sechelt, and ending  in Gibsons.  Runners and walkers are  being encouraged lo collect  pledges for their participation  and to donate Ihe proceeds lo the  hospital. "I don'l see how we  could provide a healthier, more  rewarding day for anyone," Clayton said. "Activity to make you  feel good, a chance to help sick  children and a day outdoors on  the Sunshine Coast. What more  could you ask?"  Registration fee per person in  the 22 km run is SIS for entries  postmarked no later than March  25, and $20 after that. For the  four-person relay, the registration  fee per team is $40 if postmarked no later than March 25  and $60 after that.  Walkers can register jusl by  making a donation to the Children's Hospilal. Race T-shirts are  an additional $10 each. Cheques  should be payable to April Fool's  Run and mailed lo Frontrunners,  Box 678, Sechelt, BC VON 3A0.  For further information, you  can call the race director direct at  (604) 886-4830, Gibsons, BC.  The Coasl News, Gibsons  Park Plaza and Reebok are co-  sponsoring the race.  . ���  -    -        *3     *  a.   m, mw\y ��� Coast News, March 21, 1994  Industrial     AUTOMOTIVE       Marine   '  PARTS & SUPPLIES  A101 SUPPLY ltd.  1061 Hwy. 101, Gibsons, B.C. 886-8101  Mdii  In. 6-6  S.ll.8-6, Sun. 10-:  THOMAS ELECTRICAL  CONTRACTING  J.Thomas   886-7571  REG. 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April 10.886-0166.  ��14w  Gambier Island For sale by owner.  Beautiful 8 acres, 2 bdrm character  house and separate studio. 1 1/4  acre ol garden area t, new  orchard, slream, 10 min. walk Irom  terry $275,000 Call 886-3214 ss  Complete set ol Tynan 2 storey  house plans (never used). 886-  7156. #13c  3 bdrm home on sunny 3/4 acre  level lol. 10 yrs. old with large 2  car garage/workshop. 7999 South  wood, Hallmoon Bay. $150,000.  865-9424. 113c  MOSSY ROCK  Roberts Creek. 1 1/4 acre at end  ol cul-de-sac. Future subdivision  potential. $125.000.886-8691.  11 Sd  2 1/2 acre lol. end ot Lohn Road,  Hallmoon Bay. $130,000 includes  eagles nesl and trout pond. 885-  7672. ��14w  ERROR  RESPONSIBILITY  PLEASE CHECK YOUR AD  ON THE FIRST DAY IT APPEARS  Advertisers are asked to listen carefully as all ads  placed by telephone are completely read back  verifying requested classification, start date,  number of insertions and a copy content.  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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 SJ STORE 885 H5S5  In Roberts Creek  ROBERTS CREEK GENERAL STORE H85-MOO  DEADLINE IS NOON FRIDAY  In Sechelt  THE COAST NEWS  5521 Cowrie Street 885-3950  In Gibsons  THE COAST NEWS  537 Cruice I-ane (behind Dockside Pharmacy)  886-2622  1.   Homes &  Property  48 acre Pike Rd Langdale. one 1125 Roberts Creek Road, older 2  block Irom school, beautilul view. bdrm. log home on prime 1/2 acre.  886-2272. ��14c     No GST, $132,000. 885-3720*14c  6037 Park View Place, Wesl Porpoise Bay 3 bdrm, 2 balhs on  main, room lor growth in walkout  basement. Features economical  gas heat and hot water. Almost 1/2  acre, has some mature trees.  Treat your lamily to this brand new  home lor only $169,900 incl. GST  Call builder nowl 886-8445 Open  House Sals. 1-3 pm. Hi2c  1/2 acre view lol, Vista Fjord  Estates Gibsons. Oilers lo  $175.000. (905) 508-6911.   ��12c  Sechell village, attractive lamily  home in super convenient location,  hardwood lloors, work-saving  kitchen, bright and airy, landscaped with decks, cedar workshop. $162,500.885-0270. ��12c  3/4 acre treed, quiel, ocean view,  small cabin, services. Wilson  Creek. $98,000.885-5846. ��15w  Retirement or starter homes,  $56,500 and up. 886-7309. ��12w  Commercial lol across from medical building. $95,000.985-0412.  REALTORS  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  Coastwide Realty  ANDERSON REALTY  ��� Rk nation ��� Retirement  ���Relocation  FREE  CATALOGUE  5686 Cowrie St. Box 1219  Sechelt, BC. VON 3A0  aa5-32tiFAxias-2eM  V��n. Toll Free 6844016  Lot 71, Merrill Crescent, Pender  Hartour Ready lo build, seplic In,  financing.'883:9597.'.'" ' ss  Five wooded acres, Langdale  area. Creek & some view,  $135,000 lirm. No agents al all!  8864714 ss  COSTARICA  3 serviced 1 hectare (arm lots bordered by a tropical park, swimming  river, view, mins. to Pacific white  sand beaches, $26,500. Owner,  885-5157. ss  For Sale By Owner - Halfmoon  Bay, 3 bdrm. panabode house plus  cabin on parklike 1/2 acre lot F/P,  woodstove, 1 and 1/2 baths, 2  decks, near school and Sargents  Bay. Asking $198,000 885-5944.  ss  ffff^INATIONAI  Investigating A  Real Estate Career?  Need assistance with  the Real Estate  Pre-Licensing Course?  (Registration for next class  U April 5,1994)  Call Rob Gill  Sales Manager  NRS. Sechelt Realty  885-2235  by owner. Unique 2 bdrm, 2 bath  home on nice treed lol. with some  mountain view, large wood shed.  Completely t prof, remodelled  in/out. lovely brand new kilchen, 2  balconies (1 covered), 1 patio,  large kill, sunroom. slorage room,  elec t/or wood heal Ouality wall  to wall 4 blinds. Immediate possession possible Wont lasl long al  $133.800.885-5659 *12w  Pender Harbour  by owner beautiful country home -  2 bdrms., 2 balhs. large loll. 2 balconies 'one covered', palio, woodshed Nice Ireed lol. Completely  and professionally remodelled  in/out. Priced lo sell al $128,000.  685-5659. #12w  7.   Announcement  II 7.   Announcement   I 7.   Announcement  Bl5. Wanled  Belhia and Darin are pleased lo  welcome Ihe birth ol Iheir lirst  child, Joshua Edward Macey born  23:54 March 14,1994 al home. A  special lhanks lo Ihe Grammas ol  Joshua #i2c  3. Obituaries  MclNTOSH: Myra on March 15,  1994 in Sechelt, leaves her son  Bernell (Sharon) Marleau; her  daughter Annelle (Robert) Jack;  lour sisters Edith Lockhart, Hilda  (Telford) Ndakes; Lyola Taylor;  Mina (Lea) Summers; four brothers  Alex Harold (Jean); Fred (Mae);  Mervyn (Norma); David; Ihree  grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and friends.  Memorial service Sechelt Legion  March 18 al 1:30 pm. ��12c  IScasidi  Video  at Wilson Cieek Plaza  I IMco specials!  eveiy day of the  week-  Come in and  check us out!  LINE DANCING  ROBERTS CREEK HALL  COAST COUNTRY DANCE  CLUB  Starts March 31 - Thursdays,  Beginners 7-8pm, Intermediate  8:15-9:15pm. 6 classes $30, drop-  in $6. Into: 886-7372 or 686-3977.  New 1 bdrm cabin, "move" to your  property. Plumbed, wired and insulated. Fridge, stove and extras.  Jusl move in. 886-2751 Mike.H19c  Roberts Creek privale sale, acre  and house wilh in-law suile or  renlal. 866-2329. #13c  Ocean view lot. Sandy Hook,  Sechell. Spectacular view ol  Sechelt Inlet. 90'x180'. Waler.  power, cablevision at lot line. 942-  509801665-2213. ff14w  Level 1/2 acre coiner lol Mossy  Rock Road, Roberls Creek.  $102,000 sale by owner, no agents  please. Message 865-0877. #13w  4 bdrm lamily home w/1 bedroom  suite, W. Sechell. Qood investment. $163,900 obo. 665-5764.SS  5. Thank you  1  We would like lo express our sincere heartfelt lhanks lo everyone  who is supporting us through Ihis  tragic time in our lives. Jaime was  a ray ol sunshine who really Ilea-  Spring Fling Cratt Fair, Sat., April  16,10 - 3 pm, Indian Band Hall.  Entertainment Grand Prize. Table  renlal, Delia 865-4862.       *12c  Adult children ol Alcoholics or dysfunctional lamilies please call 686-  3849 or 665-4622 for help.     nc  she touched. No words can  describe Ihe unity ot lamily,  Iriends, relatives, neighbours and  acquaintances in Ihis lime of loss.  Jaime will be sadly missed and  loved forever.  Art, Donna, Nick, Bailey and Cory  Dew. *12c  WIN  a Wonder Hut!  Attractive 8' x 10'  Wooden Cabin perfect  for storage, play,  guests... whatever.  Donated and  constructed on site by  the Working in Trades  Program. For info &  tickets contact your  local recycling depot.  Cameo Singles Club. Crib, luncheons, potluck dinners, dancing,  hikes, camping. Call lor into 666-  0954 or 8855384. ttn  Tomsk,  Love is, never elective,  Love is, always selective.  Love is, not chosen by breed,  Love is, always chosen by need.  Love is, a sparkle in the eye,  Love is, never followed by a sigh...  Love is, lhat telling glance,  Love is, far more lhan mere  romance.  Love is, a look or a touch,  Love is, always wanting to dutch.  Love Is, sometimes biting nails,  Love Is, something that never  pales.  Love is, something we meld,  Love is, wanting lo be held.  Love is, an emobon to overpower  doubt,  Love Is, always wanting lo shout...  I LOVE YOU!  S. HANSEN  1120  7. Announcements  la Molly's  Lane Markei  a CORNER  ViLOSET  NGWIN  SUCTION Of iMUNO  '  CONMNMBflOOMNO  ONSAli 25"o-��i  Good selection of toys  Open Sundays  886-8078  The Wellness Cenlre Physiotherapy Services (oil North Rd.) In Qibsons Is pleased to announce that  Cathy Pool, RPT, is joining Susan  Edmonds and Jill Bradford as an  associate. Clinic hours are 8:30am  to 6pm. By appt. 866-2650. Movement Is our Specialty.       #12c  3 bdrm. modular w/new colonial  addition and new cedar decks on  landscaped 1/2 acre, prime  Redrooffs location, $139,500. B85  3374. ss  ROBERTS CREEK  4 bdrm. home wtth hardwood and  slate floor throughout on private  67 acre Two car garage, workshop and potential revenue/in-law  suite Zoned R2 $259000 please  call 885-2253, no agents       ss  GREAT LOCATION, Beach Ave.,  great potential 7 acres ol rural  Roberts Creek Charm plus cute  and cozy cottage renovated No  agents 865-0991 ��i2w  STEPPING STONES..  Shadow Baux Lane  Visit us at the cutest little  store in Sechelt  885-8922  Spring Iruk  March 18 -27  SALE  10-50%off  on in-stock merchandise  Coast Books S77 Gower Pt. Rd.  Gibsons Landins 886-7744  BODY THERAPY  Cheryl combines Swedish and Shiatsu to tree circulation and bring  peace ��� from the heart. Now at the  Landing Hair Salon. Introductory  1st 1/2 hr, $10.886-3916. #12w  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  Al home or al work, one on one, or  a group. Call Jelf 886-8095   tfns  ELLEN BESSO  Private Tuition  Fully qualified experienced teacher  available Adults, high school and  elementary students 886-6466  114c  The Arts Council Junque (Junk)  Sale will recycle your 'unwanted  treasures' Call 885-2395 or 8B5-  6072 lor further information. ��13c  SPRING BREAK  RIDING CLINIC  March 21-23  Come and have fun learning the  basics of English riding in a three-  day clinic al Fairway Stables Children and adults welcome Experienced certified English coach  Phone early for registration 885-  5423 #12c  ALCOHOLICS ANONVMOUS  885-8208.24 hour line tfn  ARTISANS CRAFTS PEOPLE  S.C. Arts Cenlre Summer Craft  Fair, Aug. 13 114 Applications  now ready Phone Sandra 886-  6261.886-4863 ��l4c  TRAGER  ��  -fa*' Release tension  ��p�� and emotional  L~*   blocks in a safe  nurturing environment.  Specializing in  Women's Health  886-4274  Planned Parenthood needs volunteers to work in out clinic. A medical, educational or social work  background helpful but nol mandatory. Training program April 15416  Leave name and number at 88S-  7770. ��13w  Kitchen re-opening at Pender Harbour Goll Course March 17-31,  1 iam-3pm; from April 1,8am-4pm  Watch for extended hours. <14w  TRUDY SMALL  ���BASKETS'  al  Hunter Gallery  Lower Gibsons  March 26-April IS  OPEN: 10am-4pm  RIGISTIR NOW  Sechelt Minor Softball  Registration at Trail  Bay Mall.  Fri Mar 25, 5-8pm  Sat Mar 26,11-5pm  $25 per single  $40 per family  Register at Trail Bay  Sports'III April 2.  Transition House.  A safe place lor women and children in crisis. Free confidential 24  hour service. 885-2944        ttn  8. Weddings &  Engagements  SPECIALTY WEDDING CAKES  Made to order, rentals available.  Mary-Lou 885-2203. #13w  For small family daycare - art  materials, swing sel, toys, dolls,  etc. 686-0296 #13c  Classical records; quality hardcover books in dust jackets.Allan  Crane. 885-0991. #16c  Wanted to buy - vacuum cleaner in  good shape. 686-2260.     ��12w  MARY KAY  To discover Ihe new you, call  Yvonne al 866-4643 for your  FREE makeover and facial. ��18w  APRIL FOOLS RUN  22 km hall marathon and relay  and 10 km walk, Sechelt lo Gibsons. Proceeds to Children's Hospital. Join us on Ihe beautiful Sunshine Coasl. Only a 40 minule  terry ride from Horseshoe Bay.  Sunday, April 10. Registration  information call Front Runners.  686-4830 #14w  Distinctive cane, bronze handle  carved cherry wood. Sentimental  value. Reward. 885-5711.  ��12w  2 Labrador dogs 1 black - collar  on, 1 golden. From Sechell area.  Reward. 685-4804. ��i2w  From Royal Albert display, hand  painted wooden Iruit. Sentimental  value. 885-2171. #12w  Free female baby guinea pig. 886-  3184. ��12w  Bunnies, cute t cuddly, need  homes now. 886-4557.      * 12w  15' boal with small cab & trailer -  you restore. 665-8558.      ��12w  or office  MAI  1684406  Pager* 1-97*6885 or  Robert�� IGA Gibsons 886-3487  Mjjj Cooler Rentals Available  Pair ol spectacles at Tony's Lock -  Mon., Mar. 14. Call 685-541510  claim. #12w  Mar. 16 single key on Sutton tag,  parking lol al Holland Park. 886-  9531. ��12w  12.Pets  and Livestock  Two Rotweiller puppies lor sale. All  shols, dewormed M/F. Michael  883-9836 eves. *14w  Lessons, training, boarding. Barb,  686-9470 let it ring. #14w  Horseshoeing. Bob Hopkins 886-  9470. #14w  Anyone witnessing accident, red  P/U ii brown sedan on Dolphin,  close to light, March 17,10-11am.  885-9997. Ken. *12c  PERMACULTURE  One day experience, March 27,  Sunday, 9am-9pm (dinner provided) Theory, Practise & Context  (video). For details 686-6527.885-  6160 by donation. #12w  REFLEXOLOGY AND/OR  ACUPRESSURE  Relieves stress & tension. Call  /Weigh: 686-9234. #13w  Coast Clippers  All breed pet grooming  EASTER  CRAFT  SUPPLIES  Mary's Variety  Open every day  ���������-���077  I37GowerPtRd.  Gibsons Landing  y||'" -  Call Linda for  an appointment  8864384  Molly's, Lane  13 mo. old male toy Poodle, $100.  I14w  ..POOL RUNNINGS  .One ton truck available lor hauling,  rubbish removal, moving, yard  maintenance, rotolilling, odd jobs.  885-3917. tins  Does someone in your lamily have  a drinking problem? Call AJ-Anon  886-9803, 885-7464, 686-9059.  Al-Ateen 886-2565 or 885-7464.  Brown Pullets, early April. $5.75  delivered. 885-3583. #12c  , African Pygmy goals, kids born at  . iChrislmas. $75 to $200, reserve.  nowl Seme adults and breeding  pairs avail, too. Great gentle pets  and brush dearers. 863-2990. ss  MAGUS KENNELS REG.  Since 1980  Dog I Cal Boarding  'Science Diet" pel foods  Dog Obedience Classes  March 26, 9 am ��� 4 pm, 8014  Redrooffs Rd. Furniture, household, children's toys and clothes.  #12w  Sal., March 26,10-2, 740 Hillcrest  Rd. #12c  Giant sale including spring bulbs,  baked goods, T-shirts, draws and  raffle - Sechelt Elementary Gym.  Sat., April 9,10am-1pm     #14w  3 garage sales on Maplewood  Lane in Lower Gibsons, off Glassford Rd., lots, lots and lots to go.  Sat, March26,10-2. *12c  ... and craft sale. 8096 Westwood  Road. Sal. & Sun., March 26 4 27.  #13c .  LA. to legion, Sechell Flea Market  April to, 10-2 pm. Table renlal, $5.  885 4607 or 885-5611.       #12w  Garage sale-moving sale. Couches, tables, r. chairs, crib, high  chair, tricycle, good kids toys, gardening tools. Sat. March 26,10-2,  854 Oceanmount. NO early birds.  ��12w  19.Appliances  60,000 blu furnace, forced air, ot,  good working order, complete,  $100; almost new 40 gal. electric  hot water heater, $120; Weslinghouse electric dryer, good working  order, $125; older hot water  heater, cheap. 686-2826.    (14c  'Almond SXS fndga, $425, almond  S/C range, $300; Philips sewing  machine, $75 obo. 685-7037 J14w  Dacor electric 30' range w/grill,  griddle, exhaust fan, sell-clean  oven, $225.885-7569.      #14w  CRUISEANDLEARN  SAMNGVACATIONS  In tht Gulf  Islands or on Ihe Sunshine Coast  on a brand new Catalina 34'.  PH921-6864 FA*921-*872  tfn  Free for his board to the right  owner, Reg. quarter horse gelding.  885-3506. #12w  Balinese kittens, registered, CCA  CFA, TICA, ACFA, Chocolate  Point, all shots, $250. 685-2374,  please lv. mess. #t3w  Curious About Volunteering?  The Sunshine Coast Home Support Society is offering a Volunteer  Information Night. Come and find  out about opportunities to volunteer for: Hospice, Meals-on-  Wheels, Adult Day Care, Mental  Heallh, Caregivers Support, on  Wed., March 30,7-9 pm at the Living Faith Lutheran Church in Davis  Bay. Call 885-5144 for more  details. #12w  IIAHCH2STHANDWTH  MARKETING YOUR  HOME-BASED  BUSINESS  WORKSHOP  The second workshop picks up  where the firsl left olf and  targets the entrepreneur who  has already established a  buiinesa. The eight-hour  seminar covers: marketing from  the home; advertising,  promotion and publicity; selling  developing the right image:  managing more efficiently and  profitably Friday S:30-I:M pm  A Saturday ��� am-3 pm at  Oreencourt Hall, siai Ocean  Ave., Sechell. Fee 142  Includes lunch. Pre-  registration required at Ihe  Business Developmeni Centre.  PO Box 128. 2055710 Teredo  St.. Sechell. VON 3AO For more  inlormation. call 685-1959.  Guitar and bats lessons with Mick  Bryant Irom beginner onward. Creative and enjoyable approaches lo  suit the abilities and preferred  styles ol the student 8864916.  ��17c  Piano, apt. size, like new, $1675  del. and tuned. 883-2329.   f14w  Older upright piano, tuned, $950.  885-2593. I14w  Bass fiddle. Rare black cutaway,  while trim, big sound. Rockabilly  heavenl $2000 obo. 883-9799.  ��14c  PianoTuning  m^  ���repalh  Jf_*\ ' ��PP"1����1��  ^^TKen Delgleleh  *!   886-2843  Antique upright piano. Clinton.  Ivory keys, metal sounding board,  beautilul sound. $1000.885-9306.  tfns  Piano, upright Heintzman, medium  size, good cond $850 885 3881  ��13w  REWARD  Yourself  Lose Fall Inches 100% Nalural,  100% Money Back Guarantee  Now available - Thermo Tea &  amazing celiulite removal cream.  Independent Herbalife Dist. Patti  883-9351. #13*  MARY KAY  Glamour al its best! Free facials 4  makeovers. Diane Wright. 685-  7245 ��i3w  Portable dishwasher, harvest gold,  $75; 30' electric range, harvest  gold. $50.885-2814. If 4c  2 yr old 14 cu. ft. black front G.E.  Iridge. $400.885-5990.      113c  Kenmore portable dishwasher,  $100.6884670. 113c  Maytag washer/dryer; single bed;  bult-in dishwasher; wood stove.  885-4452 eves. H3w  Will buy used or non-working  major appliances. Bjorn, 865-7897.  Il3w  Gold Hotpoint washer 8 dryer.  $400 pr.; couch and chair, $350.  686-3644 #12w  Admiral ss 18.2 cu ft Iridga,  almond, $575.865-9336.       ss  Beaumark heavy duty washer, as  new, $300.8864058.       It3w  Gibsons 14 cu It. 2 door frost tree  Iridge, white, $429; Kenmore  almond 30' slove automatic. $359;  Gurney 30' while automatic slove,  $289.; Kenmore 2 dr. I Iree  almond, 28'w �� 63'h, $449; Ken-  more almond, 2 dr. I free, 32'w >  65'h. L hand door, $479; Inglis 24'  almond slove. $269; McClary  auto, multi-program dryer, $199,  Viking heavy duty dryer, new,  $269; Kenmoie h/d apt. size auto  washei. white. $299. Inglis Sterling  port, d/w, $259. and more. All  appliances recond w/90 days to 2  yrs warranty, parts f. labour.  Bjorn. 665-7697 or Corner Cupboard 865-4434. 113w  20 Furniture  Mary Lang MSW/RSW  Counselling  Individual Couples & Families  Also group for  Re-Married Families  (step familiesl  886-8144  FUNSATtONAL*  WILDLIFE TRAVEL  SALESREPS    Van ��� Sunshine Coasl. 865-9501.     ^^ ����iwtl **. 'ecHner with  l12c    heat 8 vib. $225; rowing machine,  $50,9 drawer dresser with minor,  $100 686-2509 ��14c  Green sofa bed. $75 885-2133  l!4w  Chesterfield, fair cond., suit lor  cottage or games rm., $150. 885-  5695 aft. 6. ��14w  Wanted: old-style chesterfield, love  seal t. chair, camel back or similar.  Worn fabric no problem 885-6275   I14C  2 floater jackets. DOT. approved, Reconditioned upright piano. 2  1 large. 1 e> large Cash or trade chests of drawers, t double I  885-9398 #13c    anlique. 665-3396 ��t3c  Husky 2100 chainsaw lor parts.  Phone 885-4485 ��14c  Used gas lawn mower In good  shape 665-0991 ttn  Good quality junk lor Ihe Arts  Council Junque Sale. Phone 885-  2395 or 885-6072 for further inlormation. 113c  * -   ��� Coast News, March 21, 1994  23  Brown baby crib, $60 obo, no maltress. 885-6490. #i2c  2 large loveseats, It. biege/cream,  cost $900 each, as new, $400.  6854995. ��i2w  Recliner, very good condition, $30.  886-4660. #12c  Palio lurniture, picnic tables, octagon tables, chairs & benches. 886-  9593. #12w  Ollice chair, arm chairs, D/R chair,  $5-15.865-3930. this  Malaca Rattan dining room suile,  42' round glass top, 4 chairs,  $600.8864360. #13w  Radial arm saw, small Black 8  Decker for hobby use. $150.885-  7330. #14c  33 gal. tishtank w/fish, $185; 55  gal. saltwater tank w/fish, $650;  riding lawn tractor, $750; dehumid-  ifier, $120; knitting machine lor  thick wool, $60.885-0515.  #14c  Small wood stove, approved.  Almost new, $180 firm 6664001  Thurs.-Sun. 8-tOam.        #14w  Couch; cream with blend ot light  color threads, $175.8860296.  #14w  CSA approved 'Mama Bear* Fisher woodslove $300.8864056.  ��14c  Envirofire pellet stove. Uke new,  $1400 new, sell (or $700. 886-  3107. #14c  Used, approx. 4 yrs. old, pool  healer 'oil,' sand filter, pump, misc  access. $1000 obo. 886-2136 lv.  message. #14c  New above ground swimming  pool, 18' dia, 'Cornelius" c/w used  equipment. You remove. $1275.  ��14c  Temp, treated hydro pole, 30 amp,  box etc. $200.885-9575.    ��14c  Classic CCM 5 spd., men's bicycle  w/carrier. 886-9346 eves. $75.  1140  Horse manure, $25 p/u; unscreened top soil, $12 p/u. We  load. Tandem loads available.  665-5629. 114c  Pina bunk beds, $300; as new  Brolher tewing machine, $200;  elect, typewriter, $25; couch /  loveseat sel, $400; skateboard,  $ioor blatk teWher biker Jacket,  like new, $200; rowing machine,  $75; desk 8 chair, $25.8854871  Una. 114c  TOPSOIL  Gravels, till. sand. Reasonable  rates 885-5070 Doug.       Ittc  90 gal. pressure tank and 1/3 hp  jet pump, never uted, 1/2 price  $250;��'TV wiVemote, used very  Utile, $200.885-2614. 114c  Powell River General Hospital  Hoaptal equipment 8 furnishings  liquidation sale!  Sat. March 26,10 am-4 pm  Sun. March 27,10 am -2pm  Location; Old PR Hospital, 5871  Arbutus Ave.. Powell River. Into:  485-9842. 114c  Crib 8 maltress. $100. car teat.  $50; Motor. $20; Rocker-Bouncer,  $40; Into* seat lot bike. $25; or at  for $200. Alto axetcite tkl  machine, $50; 10 spd bike, $100.  885-9321. Ma  Handmade North African wool nig,  6 1/2x91/2'. peach/gtey, $850.  8884011.10-5. ��14w  Aitco oil furnace, extra motor 8  humidifier, suit large or medium  house, $300 obo. 685-5622.I14W  Full let RH men's Slasenger go*  dubs, bag 6 cart, $550 obo 885-  6065. ��14w  Nortron electric lurnace (20KW)  w/approx. 47 6. cable and connection,! 1/2 yrs old, $650. Kenmore  tewing machine, in-cabinet, exc.  cond., $125.685-4883      #14*  lOOSfOUIMNI  NtTMUMNOMW  ,MUWVKIVWL  COMHOYOURHNmtY  ���   TOCUTYOWIOW.  For all your  renovation needs call  BRUCE RANDALL  CONTRACTING  ��� Residential  ���Commercial  ��� Free Estimates  QUI Bruce 885-1949  4 spd. Peugot folding bike, $95;  concrete mixer as new, $200;  portable 6 Ion trolley type  hydraulic woodsplilter, $85;  portable 1800 watt 4 HP Craftsman alternator, two 120 volt, 15  amps outlets, $100.885-1902.      *14w  DECEMBER   "  FOREST PRODUCTS  Mixed firewood split and delivered,  full cords, $100.886-0349. #14w  Used kitchen cupboards, sinks,  counlertops, best offer. 865-7037.   ��14w  20 barstooi tops, brand new, burgundy velour, $5 ea. obo lor all.  885-9631 Mon.-Fri. 9am-4pm.   #14w  Fisher Price travel bed, $70; Gerry  baby carrier, $25; safety gale, $5.  885-9299. #14w  Macintosh color classic 8/160 with  URAM and external CD-ROM  drive, $1500.886-4502.     #14w  Bang 8 Olufsen MOO 6000 radial  track turntable - slereo or discreet  4 chan. Uke new. $100.886-3670.  #13c  24' apl. size stove, $75; 160 CM  Rossignol skis and bindings, $95;  2 antique brass lamps; men's LH  golf clubs; men's Bower skates,  size 91/2.666-8206.        #13c  USED   |  !AUTOPARTSI  J Shop around - you'll I  1 (ind il pays lo buy g  | recycled aulo parls from '  BYPASS AUTO*    I  TRUCK BICYCLERS   I  HJB**;3880 j  Overhead shop garage door with  hardware, $500 obo; oil lurnace  c/w 18 k Chroma-Lox Plenum  healer, $1000 obo. 863-2689.  #12w  Cedar 1x6 through 1x12 quarter  sawn lir, hemlock, alder, maple  also avail. 665-3506.        #15w  Horse manure, $15 a truck, u/pick  up. 865-8423. #12c  Baldwin electric assist piano,  $1000000.886-2842.        #12c  21   For Sale  Sears 9' garage doors 8 openers  (new 1000 ea.) $650 ea. 865-  0244. ss  Seasoned Firewood  Split and delivered, $120/cord.  686-7774. #13w  Fireplace insert, $100; bunk/twin  bedframe, $25. W/ends. 885-  7071, Van. 879-7008.        #13w  Pocket books; quart sealers; sxs  fridge/freezer. 866-3504.    ��13w  Firewood for sale, $100/cord. 886-  0591 ask lor Mike. ��13w  Colour pencil portraits from your  favourite pholo. Pets, family,  friends. 9'x12', $35. Send cheque  or M/O along with photo to P.O.  Box 291, Gibsons, BC VON 1V0.  Pis. allow 64 wks. lor delivery.  Satisfaction guaranleed or money  refunded. tins  Green velvet hide-a-bed, good W~' "���** ���* "".'J*  cond., $50; assorted tables; old !*��� "V* IHt" "'l86'  trunk, $50.886-3003.        *12w  RHODOS 8 AZALEAS  Roberts Creek Nursery. Large  selection, $3.50-$22. Ready to  bloom, no GST. Closed Tues.  2569 Lower Rd. 886-2062.  #13c  10' F/G rowboat, $100 obo; Inglis  washer 5 yrs. old, exc. cond.,  $375,886-3675. *14w  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. 665-7734. *13w  3714 after 5.  #12c  WIN  a Wonder Hut!  Attractive 8'x 10'  Wooden Cabin perfect  for storage, play,  guests... whatever.  Donated and  constructed on site by  the Working in Trades  Program. For info &  tickets contact your  local recycling depot.  Hot tub (5x5'). $450 ObO. 277-  4725,   - - -     #t2c  Craftsman radial arm saw, $200;  woodstove (small Regency look-  alike), perfect lor mobile home or  family room, 3 yrt. old, hardly  used, $250; 60 gal. elect. GSW  hot waler tank, 3 yrs. old, $250;  100,000 BTU elect, furnace, 3 yrs.  oM, $300; mid-size freezer, $200.  885-7934. #13c  24' utility trailer w/serge brakes.  Good condllon. 886-4859.  ��13c  Daybed converts to large bed;  cover, sheets, pillows incl., $150.  886-4827. ��13c  Antique (ckca 1900) exquisite walnut Escritoire bookcase wth fold-  down desktop. 4'4W10\ sacrifice  $3200 obo 886-4827        #13c  SAUSA INSTALLATIONS  <*��'  earn*  SOUND AOVKI 88S-77SI  Merchandise for tale. Rool truss  company. 3 lots $345,000 Martin  CampDel 6854092 C-21   I14w  New never used kitchen cabinets.  Sotd oak doors 666-7267 114w  12'maple shuffleboard with metal  rockt. Oueensize bed with  reg/waterbed mattress, c/w headboard wth glass doors. $250 886-  0385. I14w  Downhill ladies tkiis L 165. boots  size 6 1/2, used only 1 season.  $800 package, yours tor $125;  Ladies leather motorcycle burgundy jacket size 8. kke new. paid  $300. youn lot $100 8864065  It2w  CaH. phone, hand portable INFA  3000 |Novatel)cto leather case. 2  ban. auto baft, saver, charger 8  booster ant. tor auto. $150.886-  3670. 113c  Pinball machine, Sinbad In good  cond., $450; Craftsman 18 HP  tractor w/42* lawn mower 8 8 HP  rototiller attach. 8 snow blade,  $1900; Radio controlled aircraft  parts 8 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. dresser and night stand,  wood, $150; amber oak Highlolt  bunk bed, dresser, desk combo,  $700; black stereo Hand 8 2  speakers, $250: Fisher Price sand  box. $35; Sel of 44 kidl books.  Nature'! Children, $200 obo;  Brother EP5 portable typewriter,  $175; toyt and othtr household  terns. Leaving tha country tale.  6854342. ��13w  1,3,5, pwr bit. woods 4-P.WDG.  Lynx Tigress irons, $300. 883  2502. ��13w  Steel frame fot Quontet building,  30x40x15 1/2 H. Trade for alum.  boat and motor or $1000 886-  6642 ��13w  USED FLOATING DOCKS. 813-  2717. #13w  Folding louvertd door. 78'x24':  bui-m toning board: light fixtures,  TV/VCR cabinet, sofa and matching chat, mkc. terns. 685-3335.  It8w  22 pistol, $100; cordless telephone, $60; shop vac, $50, After 5  pm, 8864309. #12c  Papa bear size woodburning slove  wtth built-in elect. Ian. $300.885-  0946 eves. #12c  Simmons Beaufyrest adjustable  elec. bed as new with bed linen,  $955 Obo. 683-2887. ss  FIREWOOD FOR SALE  Dry llr, $85 for pick-up load; green  alder/lir. $65 lor pick-up load.  Dave 885-9306. tfns  Honda 50 cc bike parts, Briggs 8  Straton engines and parts,  Techumseh engines and parts, 18  spd. Norco bike. Oilers. 883-9744  or 683-9526. 1112c  Misc. recreational and household  Kerns. Wan oven, sola, love seat,  oath tub, toilet etc. B86-7363.#l2c  New air rifle with scope, new $240,  now $155; Sega game gear, 2  games, carry bag, $130. 885-  4816. #12w  Oueensize box spiing 8 mattress,  exc. buy, Ilka new, $150; smoke  glast mirror for leature wall or  table top, 36'x72'. $50. eves. 885-  4431. '    #12w  107 landscape ties, $5.50 ea. or  $550.4'x8'. 8854117. SS  Woodstove RSF Ardent Mark 4  Downdrafl with secondary combustion clumber. Electric thermo  slat holds room temperature wtihin  1 degree. Bums coal and wood,  $1200000.866-9234.        #13w  Valey Comfort wood stove. $200;  chain taw, .084 Stihl, $700; men's  10 sp. mountain bike, $150; misc.  household Items. 886-0401 ot  886-2191. f12w  8 ft. satellite dish, good working  cond., all equipment good. 886-  7188. I12w  Bodysmith complete workout system, $450 obo. 886-0120.   I12w  20 ft. tandem trailer w/eleclric  brakes. $500 obo. 8864120.112w  1988 Dodge Aries, $2700; 1983  Toyola pickup, $2900; 18 IL Zodiac, 20 HP Yamaha, $8000.886-  2S6S. I12w  Lumber, reg. Dim - Std. 8 Clear,  Hem/Fir, ungraded, old growth  cedar 6 fr 6854270 Brian. ��12w  Two Pender Hbr. Golf Club charier  memberships. 888-2749.       tt  Heli-ox-18 band matk 8 hotel  wth communications gear, $3000;  T-30 Ingersol! Rand compressor  comes/w 5x200 cu. ft. Cascade 3  HP. 3 PH. starter titer, etc. Hydro  just expired aulo shutolf at 3100  psi. $3500 666-9464 tins  WHY PAY RENT? 1972 Airstream  travel trailer, 28', good condition,  needs tome work. $7000. Annie  886-2622 days tfns  Oty tut Abyss-Pro woman's large,  worn 3 timet. BCD regulator tank,  $1000 obo. 8854832 aft 5pm ss  12 fl. chrome 'A' vent chimney,  $100; large capacity wood heater,  $500 alike new. 885-7611.   ss  HORSE MANURE  ��� MO pickAip or 2 loads fot $30. you  load. Roberts Creek. 685-9969.  tin  SATELLITE SALES  AND SERVICE  ���70a  ABEX AUTO  RECYCLERS AND  TOWING  886-2020  24 Hr. Emergency Towing  Tully Insured and Reliable'  Guaranteed Good Used  Parts for moet makes and  models  MECHANIC ON  DUTY  ���4 Wheel Drive, 2 Wheel  Drive and Some Do Drive'  Dead Car Removal  Service  We buy some  and tow some  ACCESSTO  SATELLITE PARTS  FINDER  Green Onion Earth Station  '81 GMC Jimmy, 4x4, rool rack,  sunvisor, spare lire, bush bar. running boards, stereo, CB, $6200  obo. Cell 240-9273 ��14c  '81 Honda Accord, runs good,  $650 obo. 6864290 #14*  '81 Chev 350 motor new parls  here, tunning, $400.886-7697.  #13*  81 Ponliac Acadian 4 cyl. 4 spd.  clean cat, runs great. $1000 By-  Pass Truck and Equipment. 886-  3880. #13c  81 VW Jetta 4 dr  5 sp , sunroof.  ^  $3500 obo. 886-7969 ss  Antique wood burning cook stove,  '81 Audi 5000 diesel. 5 cyl., Ger-  $600,885-3506. is    man car. Chris 886-2260    H2w  GOOOHAY  Utmarn* Delivered  Straw M.OOAale  Getden Mulch Hey $1.50  Whole oets lOcAto  Ca> Between 12-lptn  885-1357  ttn  '81 Honda Civic, runs well, standard. $500 obo. 885-3845 messages. ��13w  1982  '62 Ford Mustang, 117,000 k's, 6  cyl. auto. Very good condition.  $2500. Call 886-0366. ss  \ECONO AUTO PAINT  An Inexpensive  Alternative..,.  Enamel' &fo~LQ&  Finishes from $400  BODYWORK EXTRA  For details call  Jack at  Western Rim  883-9526  22. Heavy  Equipment  '76 580 C Case backhoe, new  brakes, exc. cond., $16,000 obo.  685-7401.' ss  '72 Chev dumptruck, 4 yd. steel  box, mechanically good. Trade lor  alum, boat and motor or $1200.  886-3842. #13*  Miller Big 40 welder on trailer,  $3500; Rockwell 1/2' drill prest,  $150,885-0342, #13w  955H Cat Crawler, bucket loader,  needs some work, $2000 obo.  886-2546. ss  '66 Mercedes, 22 years one  owner, very good cond., $2500  obo. 886-7247. , #12w  '70 Chev Belair, 4 dr., 350 auto.,  reliable., $650 obo. 8864117. ss  '72 Mercedes 220D, runs well,  $1750.885-2729. *13w  '73 Super Beetle, $2500 obo.  863-9234. ss  '73 Lincoln town car, 460, full  electric, best offer. 685-2698.  ss  '73 Super Beetle, gas healer, new  seats, battery, $1600.885-4019.ss  75 Nova 4 dr. auto. Runs excel.,  new tires, battery, exhausl. $550  obo. 8864649, Jason.       #12c  '75 Super Beetle convertible, must  see, $5500.8864670.      ��t4w  '76 Chev, 350 auto, clean car. 821  Mountainview, Gibsons.     H4c  .���( >��� i    AM   I"  76 Chev Impala, new battery, runs  good, low mileage, $400. 886-  3003. nag..  77 Grand LeMans, needs work,  $300 obo. Adam 885-3421. #14c  78 OMs Cutlass, P/W, new stereo,  no rust, runs good, $700. 886-  7481. ��12w  79 Buick station wagon, runs wet,  $450000.888-9420. 113c  79 Lincoln Town Car, PS/PW/PB,  air-tilt cruise, mags, 83,000 ml.,  aircared, sun rool, new paint, solid  in 8 out, must tee, serious  inquiries only, $5000.883-9976.  Ittw  79 280 ZX fully loaded, 5 sp, project car $800 firm. 686-7897.113w  79 Mustang w/85 302 4 sp. trans,  at It, when Is, $1000.885-7233.  114*  1181  '81 Acadian, 4 dr., auto, 4 cyl.,  good runner, $500.1977 Grand  Prix, 350 auto, T-roof, p/l, p/b,  needt restoration, good runner,  $350.885-7524 eves.        114c  iMForiTajuGLOmixmr.  Very good contMoaPs.Pt) Aulo. v��,  cassette, [d Sale price S7995plKm  885-3961  MOL 15936  '99 Tracker 4X4 convertable,  85,000 kms, asking $6900. Call  eves. 886-7556. ss  '82 Volvo GLT 4 door, 4 spd, o/d,  sunroof, $2500 obo. 866-9630.  #120  '62 Volvo sin. wgn., 5 sp.,  air/cord., runs greal, $2700. 886-  8096. ss  '82 Mazda RX7, good cond., new  clutch, brakes, $3100.8864032.  ss  '82 Ford Escort wagon, 4 sp., tunning cond., $700.885-7786J14W  1963  '83 4 w/d Toyota Tercel s/wagon,  new clutch, brakes 8 muffler, sun-  tool, am/lm cassette. Good cond.  $2700 obo. MUST SELL. 885-  9041. disc  1984  '84 Cutlass Brougham, pwr. windows, brakes, steering. Body in  exc. shape. Needs motor work.  $1200 firm. 866-2298.       #13c  '84 Daytona 2.2 litre Turbo fully  loaded. Needs paint. $2500. By-  Pass Truck and Equipment Co.  113c  1989 Jeep Grand Wagoneer.  Loaded 4x4 station wagon, taller  puller. One ownet. Low miles.  Very, very, clean Salt priced  phone 885-3881   MIX 159.%  75 F150 truck with new Hat deck,  asking $1600.886-7097.        ss  76 Fotd F250 3/4 ton 4x4. 866-  2952. #14*  '77 Chev p/u, body rusl, mechanically good. 63,000 mi. $500. 885-  0666. HI 3c  77 GMC one Ion flat deck, exc.  cond., 350 aulo., $2500. 885-  2540. #14w  77 Ford 150 4x4. 80 box, new  lires, lull box. Good cond. $2600  obo. 866-4650 ss  78 3/4 Ion Chevy flatdeck 4x4,  $2,500 obo 886-3001 SS  1990  Tracer 4 door notchback. Under  85,000 km. Beautiful condition,  one owner.  phone885-3881      MOL8S936  '90 Firefly, 2 dr. hatchback, sunrool, 5 spd, 1 owner, $4150 obo.  8664907 Cathy. #14c  19)1  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  24<M��575edl  1987 Jeep YJ soft-top, 6 cyl.,  tilt/pwr. steering, p/b, only 73,000  ks. Exc. Cond. $7500.883-2027.  #12c   1988   '88 Pathlinder S.E. 4x4, 5 spd.  wilh power package. Low kms.  $12,500.1972 GMC pickup, good  work truck or parts, $500., 885-  7679 or 885-7112. #13c  '88 Nissan P/U king cab, auto.,  with canopy, AM/FM cass. exc.  cond., 120,000 kms., $6500. 885-  0558. #13w  '86 GMC P/U for sale or trade  value $5500.886-7470.     #12w  '69 Z-71 stepside 4x4, fully loaded,  must sell. 686-7484. at  '69 Chev low rider, $12,000; 79  Chev 4x4, rebuill, $9000. 683-  2023 or 883-2366. #14w  '89 Mazda cabplus 5 sp., newish  cond, 101,000 kms.. $6500 firm.  863-2329. #13w  '69 Bronco II XL silver, V6 5 sp.,  cass., dean 8 comfortable, $9800.  865-2133. tt  '91 Mercury Cougar, auto., air, '78 Chev van, 350 auto., bed,  powei, white, exc. cond., 35,000 h*ln cooler. Alpine stereo, rusty  kms, $15,000 obo. 886-3623. ss body, runs exc, $600 obo. 886-  0491. ��12w  1989 Ford Club Wagon Van, 15  pass, V8, Auto, Trailer puller,  sood work or play vehicle, one  owner. FUlly serviced and  wananty mailable.  phone 8B5-3861      MUI5936  1(90  '84 Dodge Caravan, 5 pass., exc.  shape, $3800.885-4217.       ss  '64 Nissan Micra $1000 obo. Great  gas mileage, auto., runs well,  AM/FM casselte, reliable transport. 886-9084 or 649-0535. #12w  1965  '85 Volvo wagon, exc. cond., roof  rack, o/d, $7900 obo. 865-3998.  I14C  '65 VW Vanagon 7 past. 4 sp.  power steering AM/FM cass., new  trans. 1 ties, 70.000 miles. Stored  in winter, exc. cond., 88800 obo.  8864543.  ' #14w  '85 Chev Citation, V6 std, 34,000  kms., clean, t ownet, $1900.885-  9553. ��13w  '85 Nissan Sentra tedan, 2 dr.,  exc. cond., 117,000 kmt��� $2600.  885-5466. #!3w  1(88  '86 2 dr., Ford Etcort, 38,000  miles, new tires, shocks, brakes,  tune-up, muffler. $2800 obo. 883-  2370. 112c  (8 Grand Am  Good cond., dean, best offer over  $3200.8884209. 114c  '66 Chevy Scooter, 4 dr., red,  good condition, $1450.8854157.  sa  "86 Pontiac 6000,4 cyl, fuel injected, 4 dr., air, low miles, good  cond, $2200.885-4804.    ��13w  '88 Okts Cieta Brougham, loaded  plus disc player, $5795.888-7180.  sa  86 Cutlass Supreme 84,000 km.,  good cond., $5900 obo. 883-2(87  01685-2849. It  1(87  '87 4 dr. Mazda 626 Tutbo,  loaded, very good cond., $6900.  885-6440. 113c  87 Ford Escort wagon, cruise control, ti steering, good shape. Runs  greal. $3800 obo. 8854946 eves  #12c  '87 Meic Tracer. 2 dr., new muffler, tires, tune-up, 125,500 km.  $3200 obo 885-4890 #12c  '87 Tempo 4 dr., P/W, P/D/L, air  cond.. AM/FM stereo, exc. cond.,  $2650.685-4054. ss  1N8  88 Cavalier Z24, V-6. Pwr. sunrool w/air. Exc. cond. $6,800 obo  886-7654 att. 5:30pm. ss  '88 Hyundai brand new clutch,  80,000 kms., exc. cond., $3200  obo 6854321. #14w  88 FISO van, 46,000 kms, lop  cond, new biakes, alarm system,  6 cyl. auto., aux. tank, exc. lor  tradesman, $6300.885-2675  ��14w  '88 Nissan Sentra 5 sp., ted,  AM/FM cass. deck, new front tires,  exc. cond., $5500.886-4837.  ss  '88 Pontiac Gtand Am, auto, A/C,  steel grey, cloth interior, $6000  obo 688-2653. ��12w  91 Explore! 4 dr auto air 4x4 one  ownet low mleage. 8854281  MDL 5936  '91 Sunbird SE, V6,5 sp, 2 dr.,  air, tit 8 cass. $9700.886-2668.  ss  19(2  '92 Chev Astro van, low kms, fitly  loaded, Incl. 6 dit. CD player,  $20,000 obo. 885-7934.      114c  S(3  CLEAROUTl Used tires, wheels,  Chevette; Honda Accord parts.  885-7167 ss  2 high back bucket seats on swivel  baset, $125; pedestal table for  van, $85; snack tray, $20. 885-  5570. ��14c  79 Ford van, long, w/base, 351  auto, p/s, p/b, part camperized,  $850.865-7524 eves.        #14c  79 GMC window van, good  shape, $1500 obo. 686^656.113c  79 Ford Bronco XLT, 4 wh. drive,  auto., looks and runs excellent,  $4995obo.686-7099. ss  79 Ford Super Cab, 351 auto.,  engine runs good. Body rough,  needs wotk, $500 obo. 8864579.  #12w  '90 Ford F150, 4x4, short box,  302, 5 spd, 61,000 km. $13,000  obo. 8854356. 112c  MSkffi5spdanw  phone 885-3881      MMI5936  1991  Heavy duly 3 door commercial  '91 Ford Ranger, 4x4 XLT, excel-  canopy for long box import, 90'Lx  lent shape, $13,900.8864019.  60'W., $400 obo. 8864579*12w 114c  79 Chev P/U 3/4 Ion, good run- Five 31x10.5 Bridgestone mud-  ning cond, many new parts, best dors mounted on American slotted  otter. Alto Chev P/U parts. 885- racing mags. 7000 kms. on 4,0 on  3245. #12w    spare. To lit Ford 1/2 ton 4x4,  $1500 ObO. 6884507.       tl}*  '63 Mercury 1/2 ton, axe. cond.,  $2000 Htm. 6864341.        114c  '70a  '81 Chevy 3/4 ton auto, $1400  fitrn. Used canopy $200. 885-  4202. I14C  81 Fotd F150 big 6, good condition, steel canopy, low mmleage,  no rust. $3500.885-2361.   114c  IM  1991F1504��4,Ps,Pbr,tonsbat,  low miles. Priced to sell, ont  onfy��lhist>iie13,9H*  phone885-3S81   MDlffW  70 Fold Econoline, runs ok, good  parts van, $250 Obo. 888-7200.  Ittw  '72 Ford 250 p/u, 380 auto, new  lires. sportsman canopy. Solid  truck, $2200.885-7401.        ss  72 Ford 3/4 ton, best beater on  the Coast, $750.886-7247.112w  72 Ford 3/4 ton P/U, 360 std.,  canopy, runt great, $800. 883  2990. I13w  74 Dodge ext. window van, 1 ton,  runt wet, $750 obo.885-7233.  I14W  75 Dodge propane 4X4, crew cab.  completely rebuilt. $6500. 865-  7518. ss  82Dodge6cyindefauto, custom  cab, tun toot, 78,000 kms, new >��77 Ttappet (aval War, *t((  brakes, ignition, ftet, $3295 obo. 6. exc. cond., $2000 obo. 886-  883-2370. ator. ****��� ���'**  ���12c  1(84  84 Mazda B2000, am/lm, ht. Vg  canopy, new lires, brakes, axe.  cond. $2000.8884488.     II4C  '84 Dodge Caravan, aulo. $4,500  6864204 u  1990 dlx. 24'mrtotheme A-1 condition 6864025 it  man  1990 24 It. Triple E motothome.  Reat bad. A-1 condition, 31,000  km. Many antral. Cott $87,000.  WI set lot $38,000 6864226  I14C  86 Ranger long box. 4 cyl, 5sp.  dean, $2700.886-7090.    I12w  21' Security Class C motothome,  80,000 kms, tulty stit-contalned,  '86 F150 4x4,4 tp. winch, new sleeps 6, roof, it, awning, cruise,  tires, good cond., $6800 obo. 883- tilt wheel, exc. cond., $14,800.  9892. I13w    8884808. #14w  wfcon you  lor 2 Inemrtlonm  SO  FOR ONE INSERTION  EdHioti. Up to 10 worth, 25 csnft  ASclauittadsmttth*       ��_______       fsr so* oddMsool wstd.  prepaid before insertion     H^HH frtt: Lost, FOMM I ftM  Sure Sell ClaaaUlmda  $17 up to 10 words  $ 1 each additional word  Your ad, selling one item, will run 4 consecutiv* weeks  then will be cancelled unless you instruct ut to renew it  by c (outfitd dtocRint * Not uwJfafafe hr cemmwetof odton**"t  Coasl Now*  CLASSIFIED DIADUNIS:  Manatoy UIMmt WMtnmkr  ��� PM. THURSDAY NOON TUISDAY  Gibtoni 886-2622 Sjdjjjl 885-3930  ****** 24  Coast News, March 21, 1994  For Rent  Gibsons Langdale  1990 Ford F250 XLT Laurial 4x4  extended cab. low miles, with or  without 1990 34' 5th wheel trailer  Snowbird by Citation. Could sell  separate truck, $19,000, trailer,  $26,000 or bolh $43,000. Call alter  5pm 886-7008. #13w  28 ft. Airstream travel trailer, 1972  'Land Yacht". Good cond, needs  some TLC, $7000 Annie 866-2622,  days. tins  30 ft. travel trailer, remodelled, gas  stove, lurnace, shower, $8500.  885-4217. ss  23 It. Layton 1979, twin beds,  sleeps 4, 3-way Iridge, furnace  convenor lwo-30 lbs. propane, 2  spates, awning, lull balh, $6000.  883-9272. ��12w  9 1/2' camper, 3-way Iridge,  stove/oven, lurnace with lacks.  $975 obo. 8864206 aft. 6pm.  *13w  Custom trailer hitch, like new, lor  1990 8 later Chev Lumina car,  $60,686-3670. ��14w  IV 1976 Vanguard camper. 886  2952. 114w  77 Pact Arrow 26' A type, Dodge  chassis, 440 Chry. futy loaded, low  mileage, $13,500 885-3455.  15' runabout w/45 hp Chrysler and  trailer. Not pretty but runs well.  $650 obo. 866-9595. ��13c  Frontietsman libreglass canoe c/w  sail, leeboards, rudder, paddles,  $375; 14'3 Aquaglass runabout  c/w 50 HP Johnson elect, motor,  canvas top, lanks, O/B bracket.  paddles, trailer, extras. Good  shape, ready lot fishing ot skiing.  $3250.885-1902. #14w  PR MarineSutveyots  AM.S.B.C.  Insurance-Prepurchase  14004654307  rt7c  85 hone Mercury leg plus parts.  8(84963. #13w  22 Bel Buoy rebut 302 and Merc  lag, convertible hardtop and can-  vat, VHF, liihlinder, trailer,  $12,000. Wit consider part trade  6854019. ss  INSURANCE SALVAGE  1977 Sangster 18 fl. 120 hp Mercruiser i/o. Rebuilt leg. Needs  engine rebuild. Contact Peninsula  Adjusters Ltd, 885-9329 for  details. ri3c  19 ft. Campion hardtop, 115 hp  o/b, head, sounder, bait tank, CB,  2 tops, f.t, trailer. Exc. Cond.  $7400.865-2157. #130  14' runabout wArailer; also several  outboard motors. Wi consider all  offers. 883-9526 or 883-9744.  #13w  20 HP Merc, outboard c/w control  head, good cond, $600 obo. 883-  9892 #12w  COAST BOAT PAINTING  Awlgnp * International Osmosis *  Fibreglass repairs. Kayaks to  yachts. 886-9577 at shop.   #13w  40' lish boal. loamed and glass  hold. With or without 4 cyl, rebuilt  diesel. $4400. Quick sale. Exlra 4  cyl. marine diesel approx. 75 hp,  new start tnj. pump m.brgs, $1700.  Quick sale. Exlra rebuilt marine  gear, small capital 3-1 Palmer 2.5-  1. Twin brass portholes, $25 ea.  Wheel 23' R-17P. wheel 16.5'L R  H'-IO Adapt this new 15' stainless exh. system lor marine diesel,  has stainless 5' muffler, $240. 7 hp  Seagull molot, 2 anlique BP pistols, 1 - 303 Le Enleld piopane  house furnace, 33,000 blu, $350  obo. Rebuilt starter 671 - 12v 10'  l/g skiff, $150. Depth sounder, new  $80 12v amp. guitar or hat? 886  0163. #13c  15' Klinker buill. Needs good  home. Offers? 686-2932 eves.  113c  Wanted: 12-14' welded aluminum  boat. With ot without trailer. 929-  7648. ' #13c  18' wood Calkins Craft, takes long  shaft o/b, wind shield, canvas,  cable steerring. Exc. cond. $1200.  8854493. *13c  12 fl. aluminum boat, $800; 6 hp  outboard, exc. cond, $500. 885-  7734. (12c  18 ft. wood Calkins Craft, takes  long shaft O/B, wind shield canvas,  cable steering, exc. cond, $1200.  8854493. (12w  1993 Waverunner XL650, warranty, $4500.8854356. f12c  18 Double Eagle, 115 hp o/b, tut  lop, RR trailer, extras, $6,400.886-  2673. 112c  SECHtlT MMItt  JUMHI LTD.  M.C.M.M.C.   M.N.A.M.S  M.A.BY.C.   'Marine  Surveyors and Consujanls  1989 - 90 HP Evinrude w/VRO  power trim, all controls and gauges  - in excellent working order, $3000.  886-2738. ss  Frontiersman libreglass canoe c/w  sail, leeboards, rudder, paddles,  $375; 14'3 aquaglass runabout c/w  50 HP Johnson elect, molot, canvas top. tanks, O/B bracket, paddles, trailer, extras, good shape,  rea lor fishing or skiing, $3250.  885-1902. #14*  13' F/G boat with 25 HP Mercury,  trailer, $1100.886-4854.    #13w  Heavy duly 50' float ramps built lo  suil. 683-2610 or 8834290.    ss  17 It fiberglass 90 hp Merc. Needs  some work. $1850.8854217, SS  18II. 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 ramps bul lo  suit 883-2610 or 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  99-20-30-40-50-70 HP 1992-1993  Evinrudes. Excellent condition.  Lowe's Resort, 683-2456.      tfn  1986 21 ft Campion Discovery,  cuddy cabin, 6 cyl Mercruiser, 170  hrs on boat, futy equipped fix fishing. Ovei $30,000 new, atklng  $14,500,885-2503. ss  International 14, 3 sails, trapezee,  olymplc-class boat, $1250. 885-  3183. #12w  1984 Honda 250, low miles, greal  shape, bet drive, lightweight, new  battery, $975.885-2593.    #14w  1983 Yamaha PW50K In good  cond, $650.8854342.      #13*  1980 Yamaha XS 1100, exc.  cond, 20,000 kms, $1450 obo.  6654109. ss  1987 KX125, tiding gear, new  parts, good cond., offers: 885-  4816.    #l2w  '85 Kawasaki GPZ 900 Ninja  Black, like new, 20,000 km.  $3,500.866-4816 alt. 7 pm.    ss  1978 Honda 400, good cond,  spate bike tor parts $600 takes all.  886-7722 leave message,     tfns  '91 Suzuki RM250, exc. cond .  $2350000.8864789. ss  NEW HOME  Gibsons Park  Financing Available  886-2597-597-3322  tfn  26' Northstar 6 headroom, total re- ��/\a(f sxamaaam  ft and ready to sat. $13.500.865- wiOl  NKWWO  3508.  I13w  24' work / pleasure boat, t/g u  wood, exc. cond, zato houn on  rebut 316, new sx-fflaniokk, new  is. ihaft. wiring, paint. Ful price  includes dinghy, on, 9 hp molor.  $7900 883-2990 M  19(1 16 It. Bowrider Campion,  tniar, low houn. $8500 obo. 865-  4719. 113c  14' Double Eagle 40 hp Evinrude.  elect. Hart wilh EZ load trailer.  $3800.8(54010. 113c  CLASSIFIEDS  WORK!  8 HP Mariner outboard w/tank,  good cond., $850. (854159 all. 5.  t12w  18.6 Glastpar cutty cabin w/100  HP Evinrude, $4500 obo. 686-  0120. I12W  28' Unilly fibreglass. brand new  motor and other extrie, ful ot electronics Reasonable price. George  8864139. tl  Solid 2 bdtm 10x50' remodelled  axe. starter or rental home.  $15,500. Must be moved. 885-  7511. #14c  Rockland Wynd adult paik. 1(90  Dartmouth 14x70 dilute model  with vaulted calling, skylights, 2  bdrms, 2 baths, ocean view, sun-  potch, carport, util. shad, low maintenance yard and garden area. To  view, 685-5861. 113c  New 2 bdtm dlx mobile home set  up In local Gibtont paik. Fot Wo  cat 886-2597,597-3322      Ml  Two families wish to tent cabin(s)  last week July ot 1st week August  Prefer Sunshine Coatt aiea on the  beach. Responsible professionals,  references Please call 2244805  Vancouver *14c  Prof, artist w/pets seeks secluded  cebln w/woodttovt. Clean quiet  N/S, N/D, range$400.886-3125  ��14w  Trailer pad or property needed.  Reasonable rent, willing to do  upgrading on property, long term.  6864323. #14w  Archtect looking tor smaN cottage,  Gibsons area. ASAP. 666-3194.  #14c  Couple w/2 pteschool children  req's. long term rental - laige 2-3  bdtm. home w/lenced yaid, N/P,  N/S, left. May 1, W. Sechet-Htm.  Bay area, $600 max. 6854218. ���  #14w  Room 8 board wld. lor Apr. 9, fern,  univ. student, Sechelt area. 1-598-  6918. mtw  Responsible long term tenant!  with exc. rati, require 2-3 bdrm.  house, private, lireplace - by April  1 or May 1, anywhere between  Halfmoon Bay and Pender Hatb  out. Cat 1486-1850.        #14w  Mature couple, N/S, no pets, 2 or 3  bdim. house ot cabin.WATER-  FRONT lilt 2 weeks August. 885-  3320. I13w  Responsible working couple  looking for a 2 ��� 3 bdrm house for  long Htm rental. Rett, avail. Pender Hartiout area only. 883-2212.  n  '91 Honda CR250 Many exlras  $3,000.8864746. SI  Shaied accommodation. Bedioom  ���val. in house. Main living area lo  be shared. Nice view. Avail. Apr!  15. $250/mo. 886-7774.      113c  Roommate wanted to share 2  bdrm home. $275/mo. incl. util.  Aflat 5 pm (864308.        113c  Roommate wanted to shaie lurnished 2 bdtm. mobile, Seima  Paik, W/D, $400/mo. utils Incl.  (854198. #14w  GOT A NEWS STORY?  Call us at 886-2622  or 885-3930!  ^  BCVCNA  tia.'.s-  CO.UW4IA  Monj��o*  cowuudirv  NCWSWfM  ASSOC J TON  Trias, adi appear m moie than 100 communty newspapers In B.C. and Yukon  ind reach mon than 3 million readers.  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IM  with AdComp, lower coit.  belter raiuhil Toll-tree  (tvenlngi) 1-100411-  ttEAL ESTATE  PROPERTIES TO BE  SOLO lor unpaid laxea.  Crown Land availability.  For Information on both,  write: Properties. Dept.  CN, Box 5380, Sin. F,  Otlawa.OnlatloK2C3J1.  KELOWNA B.C Real Estate Intormalionll Residential, Commercial, In-  veelment, Acreage, Relocation. Cal Jack Paidue  (604)762-9979. 1300-  1634 Harvey Avenue,  Kelowna, B.C. VIY 102,  Knysit  WE TAKE THE FEAR  OUT OF ICBC. Ma|or  ICBC injury daims. Joel  A Wener, thai lawyer lot  25yean. Call Iree 1-800-  685-1138 Contingency  tool. Simon, Wener i  Mm.   Wanled, N/S, clean, quiet roommate lo share laige 2 bdtm. trailer.  $250/mo. 8864643 alt. 6pm.��14w  Fot Rent  Gibsons Lane  2 bdim home, Shaw Rd., Qibsons,  $700/mo. 886-8587. #14c  Hopkins area, 2 bdrm. upper level  ol house, 1784 N. Road, 2 min.  Irom lerry, 5 appl., deck  w/panoiamic view, double garage,  avail, immed., $850/mo. 686-7394.  #14w  RENTAL  MANAGEMENT  <Pef6fes  REALTY LTD.  John Austin  886-8107  1 bdtm. apt. rural setting, $550/mo.  hydro Included. 886-8001 Thun.-  Sun., 8-10am. ��14w  Large 3 bdrm. lower floor, 4 appl.,  1/2 hydro, $600/mo. 980-2739.   ��14w  Hopkins Landing, recently tenoval-  ed 1 bdrm, giound Hoot suile,  avail. Apiil 1, view, walk to lerry,  garden, parking. Reft. $495/mo.  277-4725. #14c  Recreation vehicle sites, all services, quiet deed area, neat North  Road, $195/mo. + utll. April 1,  leave menage 686-7626.  (14c  5 bdrm Gibsons, all appl., 2 1/2  bath. Avail, immed. Lean. No  pets. $1100/mo. 886-9792. #14c  Glbeona Bluff Waterlront  Lower 1 bdim lute, at appliances,  lull deck, fantastic Howe Sound  view wth beach. $6O0/mo ��� utilities (N/S). 686-4269. 114c  Furnished cottage, single person,  N/P, $395 including utilities. Call  aller 5 pm, 888-3922.        114c  Brand new bachelor suite above  lerry wharf. Stove, fridge, laundry  facilities, beautiful view, N/S, N/P,  aval, immed., $400/mo. plus utils.  686-7867. #14w  1 bdrm. suite, partly fum., laundry  aval., Apr. 15, $520/mo. 846-2976.  #14w  LANGDALE, 3 bdim 1800 sq. It.  spectacular view, w/d, bathroom  and ensuite wth Woodbuy (/place,  dack, walk to tarty and beach.  $925 utils. incl. 8864990.  __ 113c  2 bdrm rancher w/garage, view, 5  appl., tip. Avail April t.SSKUmo.*  uH. 886-2944. (13c  1 bdim suie, uppei Gibsons, dose  to mat, $500 Ind util. 886-3107.  (13c  2 bedrooms for rant, In hilly furnished home. Lower Gibsons. 886-  3790. (12c  1 bdrm. apt upper Gibsons, $400  plus Hydro. 888-7461.      (12w  Bright 1 bdrm. garden level suit.  F/S, F/P, new decor., priv. ant.,  quiet. Prat, mature perion, N/S.  (500 Incl. utils, cable. 886-3054  eves, weekends. (12w  2 bdim. suite. Lower Gibiom,  $525.8884895. (13w  Small 2 bdrm. mobile, no pelt.  $400/mo. (16 1416 North Rd.,  aval, immed. 886-9561.    (13w  1 bdrm. walartmnl, laige deck, utt-  ties ind., mi* be quiet. $70<Vmo.  8884883. #13w  Sleeping room, lower Gibaona,  avail immed., utils kid., $300.886-  8983. (I3w  2 bdtm view apt. opposite Gibeoni  Marina New building. Quiet and  secure. Futy carpeted. Mini blinds  on at windows. Laundry. $780/mo.  8884420. (15C  Blight new 2 bdrm condo, view, 3  appl., laundty aval., N/S. Farnham  Rd. Avail turned. $600/mo. Carta  8864381018884729.      (12w  Waterfront houie, main Iloor,  newly renovated 1 bdtm. $500/mo.  ��� ut*. Michael 886-3062 or 273-  7088 ��13w  Avail. Apiil 1,1 bdrm. tharad  accommodation h home, dote lo  terry, laundiy toctHies $32S. 886-  3513 aft. 10:30 pm 8 Sundays.  (t3w  1 bdrm view apt. Privale palio, new  kitchen and bathroom. Quiet 8  sacuie. Naat Qibtoni Matina.  $59Q1mo. 8884420. (15c  Are you a self supporting, active  individual with a soil spol for pups?  Gibtont w/front thared house,  $450 (kid. utts). 886-3739.   tin  Funky day use studio apace, season*, $120.8864739.        tfn  3 bdtm. lownhouse, 1300 sq. ft.,  785 School Rd., large backyard,  $750/mo. 682-7214 or 683-4651  Pm (12w  3 new, permanent/long tetm RV  sites now taady at Boot Hit RV  Park,$250/mo.11l7KethRoad,l  1/2 miles up Cemetary Road. Gibsons (86-976401220-1526  tfns  Blight new 1 bdrm. suile. Self-contained. Full kitchen,lull balh.  Shared laundty. Lovely, quiet area.  Close to marina, bus route.  Responsible single oi couple wanted. Rels. ieq., Avail. April 1,  $500/mo.t 1/3 utils. 886-4620.  #12W  3 bdrm. bungalow, lower Gibsons,  with ocean view, suit retired or  working couple. 4 appl., w/w, F/P,  large garage, extra parking,  $900/mo. Foi appl. to view pis. call  alter 6pm. Debbie at 888-8348 or  9364883. #12w  1 bdrm. lurnished apt. utils. incl.,  N/S, suited foi 1 working person,  N/P, rets., $400/mo. plus S/D. 886-  9233. #14w  For Rent  Roberts Creek  Room lor rent in Roberts Creek,  $250/mo. incl. utils. Refs. please.  6854950. tfns  2 bdrm. Apr. 15, N/S only,  $650/mo. 886-9879. #14w  Ideal foi family, new 3 bdrm., 5  appls., easy access to lishing, golf  8 feny, N/S, N/P, asking  $1100/mo. 438-4406.        #14w  A N/S roommate wanted to share 2  bdrm. cottage, 1 acre land, $250  plus utSs 8854520. ��12w  For Rent  Sechelt & district  1 yr. old 1 bdtm. inlet view bsml.  suite to single, quiet person. Laundry lacil. avail. N/P, refs. req. avail.  Apr. 20, $500/mo. plus part utils.  885-1924. #14w  Davit Bay, neat beach, large modem house, 3 bdrm., 2 balhs,  lenced yard, $800/mo.; also, 3  bdtm. mobile home, quiel 8 private, $650/mo. 88J4862.   #14w  House mate wanted to share 3  bdrm home, Sachet. Clean, quiet,  view, w/d, n/s, $350/mo. Includes  utiles. 8854778. 114c  View Irom this large near new 1  bdrm. sute. $550/mo. 6854396.  (Itw  1 bdrm mobile home, Seima Paik.  Living room attention, sundeck,  storage shed, $435/mo. Lease It  wish. 6854898. (14c  2 bdrm mobile home, w/dryer,  Cedais Trailer Court, Wilson  Creek 685-3313. (13c  West Sechelt - 2 bdrm. above  ground, W/D, MP. $650/mo. inclusive. 6854990. #13w  1 bdrm mobile homa In Seima  Vista Paik. Living loom extension/  sundeck and storage shed. Avail.  April 1 (lease if wished). $435/mo.  8854898. (13c  2 bdrm house, 4 appls., carport,  centrally located in Sechelt. No  pet*. Rati req'd. Avail. April 1.  (725/mo. Atk (or Ken Hughes,  8854733,9-5 pm. (13c  3 bdim uppei duplex, new carpels,  paint. $800/mo. Beautllul landscaping. Call coled before 9 am.  618-7614303. (12c  Upper level large 2 bdrm. tuite  suitable for couple wanting quiet  place, N/P, N/S, rets. req. (625  plm utts. 885-2(95. (12w  3 bdrm 1500 sq. fl. uppei level of  houie, huge living room, f/p, 2  baths, 5 appl., laige yard wth shed  and carport. Near ichool, amenities and bus. $650 plus utilities.  2 bdtm 1000 sq. tt. bright above  ground tuite, separate entrance,  near school, amenities and but.  $800 pka utilities.  1 bdrm bright above ground sute,  separate entrance, near amenilies  and but, $450 pka utilities. 737-  7828 (12w  Million $ view, modem w/t small  cozy house, Ideal lor tingle prof,  person or couple. 2�� bdrm, Ml, f/s,  plumbed tor w/d. $8S0/mo. 872-  3516 evet and weekends.   (12c  Executive homa In Seima Paik.  Panoramic view of Tial Islands. 3  bdrm, 31/2 baths, solarium, rock  fireplace, 2 cat garage, in-law sute  in basement lo be Induded or kepi  separate. All appliances induded.  N/P. Avat. April 1. One year lease.  $975/mo upper, $450/mo lower.  $1350 together 885-1(02. (12c  Watertront 1 bdrm cabin, Irvine's  Landing, avail. March 15. Laundiy  facilities, electric heal, $400/mo.  Depost. N/S. 883-9446.     (13c  Madeira Park modem mobile  home, 2 bdtm. 2 balhs, vaulted  ceiling, skylights, celling fan, 5  appls., laige sundeck, avail.  Immed., $650/mo. rels. req. 883-  2193. #13w  2 bdrm furnished condo, Secret  Cove by weekend, week or month.  885-7882. #12c  2 bdrm, 2 bath house, Redrooffs.  Wood stove, elect, heal, 4 appls.,  garage, bam. On quiet acre. Prefer  lease. Refs. req'd. $600/mo. 685-  4277. (12c  1 8 2 bdrm cottages avail. Immed.  N/S, N/P. Fiee use ot dock and  small fishing boal. Cable Included.  Rels. req. From $400/mo. 883-  9569. tins  2 bdrm. condo in The Manse,  upper Gibsons, $750/mo. avail.  Apr. t,  24 bdrm. upper $ lower duplexes  in Roberts Cteek, $750/mo. avail.  Immed.  NRS Sechek Realty Property Management Dept. 605-9093.      tin  GIBSONS: HOUSES  Three bedroom, 2 1/2 bath view  home, all appliances, greal view,  $1,250 per month plus utilities,  N/S, N/P.  TOWNHOUSES/CONDO  Two  bedroom town  house,  includes all appliances, $800 per  monlh.  APARTMENTS  One bedroom, side by side duplex,  $400 per month plus utilities.  Thiee bedroom apartment, rent  Indudes heat and hot waler, $675.  SECHELT: APARTMENTS  One bedroom apartment, $475,  plus utilities.  COMMERCIAL  CENTRAL GIBSONS  Retail/office space for rent, 1275  square feet, central air conditioning, good parking, - $10 triple net.  GRANT REALTY LTD.  (884330  3 bdim. lurnished home, lease,  Tuwanek, $700.  2 bdrm. tide duplex, Gibsons,  $750.  2 bdrm. waterfront, Gibsons, $850.  2 bdim. acreage, Redrooffs, $700.  soaaax needy property  Management ��� Dave Austin  (8*42(5  The N.S.A.M.H. is looking lot a  lamily who lives on Ihe Sunshine  Coasl who could provide weekend  tespile support lo a physically  handicapped teenaget. Pielerence  is lo a family whose house Is  wheelchair accessible. One adult  in the household musl have experience wilh multiply handicapped  individuals. Please contad Corinne  at 984-9321. #14w  SC Ford is looking lor an aulo  detail peison to work 3 days/week,  poss. leading lo full/time. Call Glyn  Murphy 865 3281, bus. hours.  #14*  Person to clean home 1 hr./week.  885-6092 afternoons.        #12w  Upper Gibsons. 1000 iq. It. air  conditioned, natural gat. 6864053  after 5:30 pm. (13c  350 sq. 8. olfice space wth private  entrance. Rent ol $375 includes  light, heal and hot waler. 6864716  012806. (13w  Laige oflice space, uppei Gibsons.  $400 plus hydro. 886-7461. #12w  5,000 squate tod warehouse wth  office space, Wilson Cteek. Long  tetm lease desired. NRS, Sechelt  Realty Ltd. 865-9093. tfn  Davit Bay/Wilson Creek hat aval-  able. Wheeled air facilities. 885-  275201885-9863. tfn  COMMERCIAL  1800 sq. 8. warahouM and olfice  space, Gibtont industrial basin,  $900 pei month triple net.  Sechet retail, approx. 900 sq. ft.,  Wharf St., $1000 incl. taxes.  Sechet office space, $4504750 .  Wilson Creek - warehouse,  $6.00/(001; offices tpacet,  $5.50/lod  GRANT REALTY LTD.  KIWANIS VILLAGE  CARE HOME  ...is seeking an  individual lor a casual  relief Activity  Coordinator position.  Must have qualifications  in the field of  therapeutic recreation,  Class 4 driver's licence  and experience in the  Continuing Care field.  Application deadline  March 31,1994.  Apply in writing to the  Director of Care, KVCH,  RR#1, Site 7, Gibsons,  B.C. VON IVO  Part-time relief position lor Women's Transition House. Must be  flexible and have reliable transportation. Familiarity with women  and violence issues prelerred.  Reply to Box 1413, Sechelt, BC  VON 3A0 before March 31/94.(12  K| NATIONAL  Investigating A  Real Estate Career?  Need assistance with  the Real Estate  Pre-Licensing Course?  (Registration for next class  is April 5,1994)  Call Rob Gill  Sales Manager  NRS. Sechelt Realty  885-2235  Gaiden Bay: large 1 bdim main  Iloor, privale entrance, oceanfronl,  5 appl., thared kitchen. $300/mo.  ��� dam. depost. 8834141    (14c  Ocean view bacheloi apartment, 7-  Isle Apis., Madeiia Paik. 885-  3910. #14w  Laige waterfront apartment In  Secret Cove, $60O/mo. Please cal  Hayden 885-8368. (14w  2 bdrm. condo, view, 5 appl., F/P,  unlurn., swimming pod, $600 plus  utts 8854831 ��14w  1bdrm. condo, spectacular view, 5  appl., F/P, furnished, swimming  pod, $580 plus utts. 885-8831.  (14w  Large f bdrm sute ti new w/hont  house, Hallmoon Bay aiea. Avail.  April 1. $550/mo plm utils. 520-  3102. (t3c  tfn  Prime rota! space, Hwy. 101.1500  sq. ft. $1000 No triple nel 737-  6081. tfn  Fot Rent - Seamount Industrial  Paik, light industrial, seivice commercial, up lo 2,000 iq It, 10'ceiling, heavy wiring. Also 750 sq ft  bay 12' dooi, mall expotuie.  Phone 886-2663 days, 886-9075  evet. Ifn  Warehouse space lot lease, 1500-  3000 sq. fl. Hwy 101, Gibsons. All  facilities avail, incl. latga loading  dock. 885-4193. tfn  Roberts Creek Hal, avail, dances,  parties, weddings. Yvonne 886-  7815. tin  Fabulous commercial ttortfionl tot  lease. Over 1000 sq. fl. No triple  net. Avail. Jan. I, Seaview Plaza,  Gibsons. Marie, Glen 686-7019 ot  Lome 1-7374061. tin  PROGRAM COORDINATOR  (part-time)  Aa .you tittftst^d. in Kogtumiplpg  events into Ihe Raven's Cry Thealre? You should have expeiience  / knowledge in the arts oi entertainment and be prepared to woik  with a hands-on management  boatd. Excellent communication  and organizational skills necessity. Computet literacy desirable.  Part-time contrad negotiable, position starts May 1,1994. Send written applications to: The Seledion  Committee, The Raven's Cry Management Boatd, Box 2284,  Sechet, BC VON 3A0. Deadline:  Thutsday, March 31.1994. (14w  HEALING CENTRE DIRECTOR/  COUNSELLOR  The Sachet Indian Band is seeking an individual who will be  responsible for the development  and implementation ol treatment  and education programs loi a new  10-bed substance abuse beamed  centie in out remote Vancouver  Bay facility lor youth, adults and  (amies. This portion will require  strong communication and management skills and will require a  commitment to work ti an isolated  facility for extended periods of  time. Supervisory and training  skis combined with a commtment  to a sober, positive lifestyle is an  asset Appropriate academic qualifications would include a bachelor's degree in social sciences,  social wotk oi counselling degree,  NNADAP tiaining, knowledge ol  addiction! and Ihe treatment ot  addictions wth experience in counselling/treatment programs. Interested persons who have a proven  background in Ihe development  and delivery d cuturaty sensitive  (Flat Nations) treatment programs  are invited to submt a resume to  Mi. Tom Pad, AdminMrator of the  Sechelt Band, PO Box 740,  Sechelt BC VON 3A0. Please  enclose a coveting lettei wilh  salary expectations. Closing date  Match 31,1994. (14c  Short order cook and waitress for  Pender Harbour Goll Club. Call  Dave West 683-9541.       #13w  We aie accepting applications lor  tith processors at Scanmar  Seafood in Egmont. Please call  Donna. 883-1147 (17c  ________m 34. Help Wanted  SOCIAL WORKER  The Sechelt Indian Band Is seeking a Family and Children's Services Social Woker lo lead a team  ol social development staff to  develop and deliver child and family protection and care programs.  This person will make assessments to determine il children are  in need of protection, formulate  intervention plans, give testimony  in court, counsel families, utilize  communily resources, fulfill  guardianship (unctions for children  In care and maintain records. This  person will assist In lullilling  responsibilities under the existing  Family and Child Services Act, and  will wotk towards Ihe goal ot the  Sechelt Band lo have authority  and legislation for Child protection  services. Prelerence given to  MSW of BSW from a recognized  institution wilh a minimum of two  years previous successful experience In providing social services  with First Nations or, extensive  related experience in Ihe field ol  Family Protection and Social  Development work. Excellent inter-  personal skills, both written and  verbal, good analytical skills and a  sound understanding of First  Nation's issues and culture. Interested persons are invited lo submit  their resume wilh covering letter  describing how Iheir education and  experience quality Ihem lor this  position, as selection lor Interview  will be based on information provided. Please direct resumes to  Mr. Tom Paul, Administrator, PO  Box 740, Sechet BC VON 3A0 by  Match 31,1994. #14c  HEALING CENTRE  COUNSELLORS  (Two positions)  The Sechet Indian Band is seeking two counsellors to provide  dired counselling sen/Ices, academic tutuoting and related administrative activities lor a new 10-bed  treatment centre in our remote  Vancouver Bay healing facility for  youth, adults and families. The  Counsellor will work under the  direction ot the Healing Centie  Senior Counsellor/Director to facilitate Ihe participant's involvement  In activities and in the day-to-day  operation of the residence. The  Counselors are expeded to woik  with other staff and resource persons as a member ol a team, committed to carrying od the goals ol  Ihe program. Administrative requirements include written reports,  evaluations, stall meetings. Appropriate academic qualifications  would Include a bachelor's degiee  in social sciences, social seivice  diploma, NNADAP training, knowl-  Sot addictions and the treat-  of addictions with previous  HMtrlence in counselling/treat-  mMI programs Sound under-  itanding ot First Nation's issues  and cutute and a commitment to a  sobei, positive lifestyle and lirst  aide training is an asset. Interested  persons who have a proven background in delivery d counselling  sendees and are wiling to work in  an Isolated facility lor extended  periods of lime, are invited to sub-  mil a resume to Mt. Tom Paul,  Administrator. PO Box 740,  Sechelt BC VON 3A0 Please  enclose a coveting lettet with  salary expectations. Closing date:  Match 31,1994. (14c  Program Worker lor Adult Day  Program, 19 hours per week. To  plan and cany od a creative and  suitable community based ptogtam lot elderly and/ot disabled  clients. Must be able to wotk as a  team member wth minimal supervision. In good heath and have a  cat. II you have a background In  recreation, OT/PT, are musical  and/ot artistic and are creative in  Involving others we wad to meet  you. Please tend resume to: Adut  Day Program, Sunshine Coast  Home Support Society, Box 2420,  Sechelt. BC VON 3A0, by March  25,1994. (12c  Now accepting resumes. Please  dtop oil at Subway, Gibsons.  Hours not suitable for stwfents  P/lime yard work. Roberts Cieek.  S7/hf. 6854414. (13c  Wanted: As soon as possible!  Seeking a tutor tor a simple Introduction to Basic Mandarin Chinese. Please contact Merle, 883-  2198. 112w  Irvines Landing marina 6 pub,  experienced cook. Contad Wayne  663-1145. tfn  Expeiienced Conveyancing Secretary lot part-time portion in bmy  Qlbiont office. Please send  reiume and references lo P.O.  Box 1820. Gibsons. BC VON IVO   (12w  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED  Volunteer drivers are desperately  needed in Sechelt to transport  people to medical appointments  both locally and In Vancouvet.  Expenses luly reimbursed * Help  is needed lo coordinate a teen talent show In July. Duliei include  organizing prizes, advertising,  judges, elc. * Coast Garibaldi  Health Unit needs a volunteer to  assist Ihem with baby clinics  every Wed. (torn 140 lo 3 40 '  Vokmiaan an needed lo vet residents ol Totem Lodge 4:30430  any day d the week.' A driver Is  needed In Gibsons lo deliver  Meali on Wheels on Fiidayi to  tenlofi, 12-1:30. Fot theae and  more opportunities contad the Volunteer and Inlormation Cenlre at  6855881 (12w  34. Help Wanted  CONTRACT FOR SERVICE  OPPORTUNITY  CULTURAL CONSULTANT  The Sechet Indian Band is seeking an individual under a six month  conttact basis lo work wilh our  new cultural department stall lo  plan, design and complete cultural  education modules.  TERMS OF REFERENCE: The  goal, or letms ol reference tor Ihis  consulting position, is lo develop  Sechert language and cultural program modules lor the Cultural  Instructors to deliver in the schools  or Ihe community. The modules  will covet various, topics related to  Sechelt history and culture and will  be comprised ol student workbooks, teacher guides and related  teaching materials. The consultant  will work with Ihe Cultural department staff to pull together existing  materials Into a learning module  format lhat will educate and Worm  age groups Irom primary to adult.  The consultant will also train Cultural department stall on the  methodology used in developing  Ihe modules lo ensure proper presentation and delivery techniques,  and to enable Ihe Cultural department stall to continue developing  additional modules on an ongoing  basis. The consultant will liaise  with School District stall as lo  appropriate requirements for successful Implementation in schools  that will lead lo a recognized curriculum in the Mure.  QUALIFICATIONS: Degree in  Education with extensive background In Firsl Nations cultural  program development. Strong  organizational and communication  skills. Intetested parties are invited  to apply in writing, detailing how  you will meet the project timeframe  and objectives and expeded consultant lees, to Mr. Tom Paul,  Administrator, PO Box 740,  Sechelt BC VON 3A0.   Full time cook, 'part time waiter /  waitress. Experience necessary.  Phone 885-7666 oi bting in  resume to Wakefield Inn.    (12c  ELPHIE'S CABARET  is accepting applications lor bartenders, wailresses, doorman, bus  persons. Apply in person lo Chris  Thursday lo Saluiday, 7:30-10pm.  Assemble light products at home.  Excel, income, easy work. Call lor  directory, 24 hrs. (604) 623-2380  ext. A74. ttn  Certilied Dental Assistad - part-  time, flexible days. Foi reception  and preventive duties. Call 686-  7020 ot apply to Dt. Donald R.  Bland Inc., RR#2, S2, C6, Gibsons, BC (13w  35. Business &  Home Services  Computet work, data entry, word  processing, etc. Windows 3.1 a  specialty. 886-0643 alt. 6pm.(14w  37 yr. old local carpenter available  lot your spring lix-ups. 22 yrs.  experience. 8854198.       #12c  HOMEOWNERS  HELPLINE  Any Jot,  ONE CALL       ���������   �� ��� mm  DtXS IT ALL   886-4788  DUMP RATES GOING UPI  lil haul it away for less. 885-9694,  328-1811 cell. #13w  Foi all yout typing and computer  wotk needs call 885-9684. #13w  v^ 1  BRUNO'S  ELECTRIC  "NO JOB TOO SMALL"  Residential ���Commercial  886-21)54 license #10805  RESUMES  Professionally typesot and laser  printed. 886-3425. ��14cs  Income Tax Preparation, $25.  Delivery service available, seniors  discount. 886-3075. #21 w  GREEN CUPS  Lawn cutting, thatching, yard maintenance. Garden Sheds. Free estimates 866-9593. #13w  D.W. Johnston Trucking, sand,  crushed rock, drain rock. Very reasonable rates. 8654849.    (16c  Electrician: by the hour or contract.  W.Rennle 885-4845 Reg. (6861.  WILLOW GARDEN SERVICE  Spring pruning, clean-up, lawn and  garden care, exc. refs. Rob Wilson  685-3232. (12w  B8D POWER WASH  Enviro friendly cleaning agents!  We do vinyl, aluminum, wood siding, decks, boats, RVs, concrete,  stucco, roofs. 8864055.    (12w  CATHY'S  HOME CLEANING  Experienced house cleaners,  bondable $ references. 6664660.  HOUSEKEEPER  Available, 4 yrs., expeiience,  bondable, excellent references,  very hard worker. 885-2246 messages. (14w  PRUNINOGARDENING  Spring deanups/rdotilling/planling.  Last chance lor fruit tree pruning.  15 yrs. expet. Free estimates. 685-  9026. ��14w  INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR  ';"''":wjiiwwfiy>i��r   Fot oil burner service ��� plumbing'"  repairs ��� heating maintenance ���  drain cleaning ��� hot watar lank "��_r TT  replacement,'call Michael 886- ava"at"8 m3m  8063 or 8864022. (14c  Wallpaper, paid, carpentry, drafting, Iree estimates. Relerences  tfns  36. Work Wanted  Wale, 35, seeking employment,  carpentry / construction background, fil, honest, conscientious,  reliable, lake diredlons well, good  people skills, presentable vehicle.  Labourer / carpentry. Bob 866-  7860  #14c  VERSATILE TRACTOR CO.  Tractor with rolotiller and double  bottom plow, Bobcat 743 with  landscape rake and bucket, small  excavator for driveways and seplic  tank systems. All work guaranteed.  Also small dump Iruck lor hire.  886-4859. #13c  Want your grass cut? Call Lloyd  886-0997. #13w  Experienced reliable nighl watchman. 885-5937 hr. phone number  lor #56. (I3w  Renovations: Additions: Certified  carpenter Brad 8864652. #13w  Two men will build decks, fences,  garages, rool repairs - shingles or  hot tar roofs. For Inlo call 886-  8698 ask for Richard.        #13w  Experienced tutor avail, for elementary student. Background in  ESL, phonics, whole language,  reading and math skills. First lesson free. Call 886-8352.     (12c  Young homemaker will clean  houses. Reliable, reasonable  rates. 885-7000. (12c  Carpentry, renovations, additions,  By hour or contract. 886-3107.  Do it yourselt ceramic tile, hardwood, lino. Or call 8664934(13w  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  At home or d work, one on one or  a group. Call Jelt 886-8095.  tfns  COOL RUNNINGS  One ton buck available lor hauling,  rubbish removal, moving, yard  maintenance, rotbtilHng, odd jobs.  885-3917. tins  Available for small drywall, taping,  and spray jobs. VERY experienced! Call Alan, 885-7080. (12w  Lawn cutting. Your mower ot mine.  Expeiienced, reliable Gibsons  area. 886-6842. #12w  RUBBISH REMOVAL  Yard cleanup, llghl moves, odd  jobs, quick, friendly service. 885-  9694,328-1811 cell. (17w  Ouality painting, also gardening  and geneial labour Steven  Bethune 885-3276. (13w  BOB'S HAULING  Rubbish removal; sand, gravel,  fertilizer 8 bark mulch delivered.  6854604. #14w  Fast, fussy, female journey level  carpenter. 10 yrs. experience.  Enjoys small renovate, creative  design, quality finishing. References 8864492. #14w  37. Child Care  Babysitter needed lor Iwo girls,  ages 3 and 1, in our home, 2 hall  days per week. Refs. req'd. 886-  4821. #l2c  Mother of one will sit for your child  (under 18 mos), Mon.-Fri., days  only. 885-0950 Rachel.       tfns  Childcare worker is happy lo offer  daycare In sale, stimulating home.  Located within walking distance to  G.E.S. 8664058. #13w  38. Business  Opportunities  Well established variety wholesale  business, closing due to illness.  Will sell lor price of remaining  slock. 885-3396. #13c  Small affordable franchise. House  sitting and pel care service, pre-  established clientele, flexible  hours. Call Sharon 885-2228. ss  "$475 WEEKLY-  Homeworkers needed lo make  stylish beaded earrings, year  round, al home. For Inlo send a  self-addresed stamped envelope  to: ACCEX CRAFT-B29 Norwesl  Rd. Sle. 813. Ext 3003, Kingston,  Ontario K7P2N3. (13w  KEATS ISLAND  ROAD CLOSURE  From the head of Keds Landing  Govt, dock to the Keats Camps  boundary Irom April 5 at 8 am to  April 6, at 8 am. #13w  I  Coast News, March 21, 1994  ���flllllJIfllfflflflllJimilllfllflllfllfffflllflllfllli  TIDELINE  MARINE  LTD.  Parts ��� Sales ��� Service ��� Repairs  25  I  �� BOAT OF THE WEEK %  170 Starcraft Fish & Ski  c/w 115 Merc Outboard  Cal. Trailer   $14,995  Call Rose for details.  $> Largest Marine Dealer on the Sunshine Coast   ^  1  s  5637 WHARF. RO, SECHELT ��� 8854141  ffffjiffffffffjffffnjffwfwffffffffffwfiffujffj  i  We Sell Newsprint Roll Ends  Various sizes, $5 and $10 each  886-2622 or 885-3930   CULTURED MARBLE  LAWN 8 GARDEN Med bathtubs, sinks, baths and  Coltaoe care has 3 vaars exoeri- showe' pa"els' CSA WW**-  do spring cleanups, grass cubing,  weeding, pruning, hedges, lawn  and garden renovation and beauti  lying. A friendly neighbour you can  rely on for quality woik at reasonable tates. Lorraine, 865-9041.  L8U HOME IMPROVEMENTS  Renovations-Roollng-Repairs-  Power Smart Windows-Vinyl Siding. Reasonable, guaranteed. 885-.  2203.  M3w  2978.  tfn  COASTLINE FENCING  Wooden i Chain Unk  NEED HELP SPRING  CLEANING YOUR  GARDEN?  DOWN TO EARTH  GARDENING SERVICES  KATHRYN MLSSE11S  885-M58  DtRoot Chipping 8 Tree Service will chip up to 12" dla. trees.  Fast, reliable, reasonable tates.  885-3918. #13w  Word Processing Audio Tape  Transcription Mailing Uste. MS-  8419. t16w  Residential, spring, moving in or  out cleaning. Seniors discount. For  estimate call Joyce 885-4285 ot  Debi 885-2350. #13w  BARRY'S WINDOW CLEANING  Vinyl and metal siding washed.  Lawn cutting. Residential - commercial. Call Batty 686-3277 #13c  RENOVATIONS PLUS  Let Surelock Hornet solve youi  problems. Quality workmanship,  lair prices. Bonded and insured.  Free estimales. Talk to someone  who's clued inl Donn 685-3557.  DUMP FEE INCREASES  drastically April 15. Beat it. Haul  now. 885-0737. #12c  KITCHENS I BATHS  Quality workmanship, lair prices  Many happy customets. Rels.  avail. Bonded and insured. Call  Donn al Surelock Homes, 885-  3557. ��12c  MOUNTAIN  CITY  ELECTRIC  LTD.  RESIDENTIAL.  COMMERCIAL.  INDUSTRIAL  886-2834  KEITH CUNE  SR. M. SIO. CJM. CilBBnNS vn.N IVO  ��R23163  Call after 6pm 818-2215 Bob tins  QUALITY WOODWORK  Homa Remodelling, Finishing  We look at all jobs big oi small.  Fot prompt, quality woik at an  affordable price, call Art Giesbrecht 185-3372 or 865-7169. tfn  I'M YOUR HANHMAN  Porches, Additions, Remodelling,  Solariums, No job too small. Bill at  8860380 ot 24 hi. pager 1-977-  6502.8860684. tfn  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD  Topping - Limbing - Danger Tree  Removal, Insured, Guatanteed  Wotk. Fiee estimates. 685-2109.  Fot tent. 5000 watt, 120vac 240  vac generator in good working  order Steam cleaner powei washer wth sand blaster attachment.  Reasonable rates. 886-4859 #i3c  Rainy Day Mending  Hem pants, tis zippers, sew  seams, press suits, lix zippers,  mend wool garments, design costumes for at occasions, ton dtess  clothes, sew on buttons, seniot  tates. II mend t: Penny 886-3995.  HARDWOOD FLOORING  New toon supplied, laid, sanded  and finished. Old (loots tesanded  and relinished. Lyle Haytet Floors  Ltd. 665-7833. ��t4w  LAWN 8 GARDEN  Fruit tree pruning and spraying,  gaiden renovations, retaining  walls, hedge trimming, general  cleanup. Cat 886-0180.        tin  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  At home ot al wotk, one on one ot  a group Call Jeff 886-8095   tint  CHIPPING AND MULCHING  SERVICE  Turn your brush piles, leaves and  gaiden waste to chips and mulch  lor compost. Quick seivice, reasonable rales. Nick at 886-2756.  16. Work Wanled  Small drywall jobs and repairs.  Plumbing, carpenlry, small renovations, seniors discounts. Call Norm  886-0997. ��13w  37. Child Care  Small family unlicensed daycare  (soon lo be licensed) available  seven days a week, shiftwork,  ovemighteis, drop otfs. Meals and  snacks ptovided in my bright  happy Langdale home. Lots ol  TLC. First-aid 886-0296.    If 13c  tfiiie  ~���.jVevi t  Children's Hospital  ^��\  %  '*Sco****  NOTICE OF INTERIM ELECTRICITY RATE INCREASE  the Application  British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority ("B.C.Hydro") applied February IS, 1994, to increase rates by 2.8 per  cent on an interim and permanent basis, effective 01 April 1994. The British Columbia Utilities Commission, by Order  No. 0-18-94, authorized Ihe interim increase, subject to refund wilh interest, to be confirmed at a public hearing.  The Public Hearing  The Commission has set down the Application for public hearing to commence Monday, September 12,1994 at  8:30 a.m. in Ihe Commission Hearing Room, 6th Floor, 900 Howe Street, Vancouver. The Commission, by way of  future Order and Notice of Public Hearing, will set out specific liming deadlines.  Public Inspection of the Application  plication and supporting material arc available for inspection al the Information Centre on the second floor of  fydro's head office at 333 Dunsmuir Street in Vancouver, atB.CHydro District Offices and selected Regional  " '         jMM(Jiv.���*��-*ll��ie-.eimlHl -��.-.-��...  n,<u' -. ! beds 'in* hoqiao -low ���MMaTa **0 >lw ,, g.t ,i.. a ttiiebfl'j , -how ><  The Application and supporting materials arc also available for inspection at the office of the Commission.  An Executive Summary of the Application is available from B.C.Hydro's head office and District Offices.  By Order  Robert J. Pellalt  Commission Secretary  Sixth Floor, 900 Howe Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 2N3, Canada,  Telephone: (604) 6604700, Toll-free: 1-800-663-1385, Fax: (604) 660-1102  :  SUNSHINE   COAST    REGIONAL   DISTRICT  mms  ROYAL TERRACES BUILDING, 5477 WHARF RD., SECHELT, B.C.  ���  BOX 800   VON 3AO  ���  885  MONDAY, MARCH 21,1994  UPCOMING MEETINGS  Solid Waste Management Plan Advisory Committee  Wednesday, March 23rd at 3:00 p.m.  Provincial Emergency Program  Thursday, March 24lh at 3:00 p.m.  Regular Board  Thursday, March 24th at 7:30 p.m.  'RACISM ��� IF YOU DONT STOP IT, WHO WILL?"  March 21st is the U.N. International Day for the  Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The Board of the  Sunshine Coast Regional District asks everyone to join  them in their support of this campaign.  WORLD WATER DAY - MARCH 22,1994  The Board of the Sunshine Coast Regional District supports  the United Nation's World Water Day. For further  information on this annual event, contact WaterCan at 323  Chapel Street, Ottawa, Ontario KIN 7Z2.  REQUEST FOR QUOTATION  The Sunshine Coasl Regional District requests quotations  for the demolition of two (2) buildings constructed illegally  on private lands, one (1) building is in the Redrooffs area  and one (1) building is in Hopkins Landing. For more  information please contact Paul Watson, Bylaw  Enforcement Officer, at 885-2261.  y  Closing dates for accepting bids is March 31. 1994 al  LaOfljcaa  NEW FEES - SECHELT LANDFILL SITE  Effective MAY 1.1994. the fees for controlled waste will be:  fig PER TONNE:  Appliances, Asphalt & Concrete, Cardboard, Commercial  Waste, Derelict Vehicles, Durable Goods (furniture/TVs/etc.),  Dirt & Rocks, Oil Tanks, Scrap Metal, Misc.  %__ PER TONNE:  Clean Construction Waste, Clean Demolition Waste,  Roofing, Clean Yard Waste/Brush  __*, PER TONNE: Asbestos, Gypsum, Refrigerators &  Freezers  im PER TONNE: Passenger Tires  ___\ PER TONNE: Medium Truck Tires  MM PER TONNE: OTR Oversize Tires  " NO CHARGE for regular household/kitchen waste  S.K. Lehmann  Superintendent of Public Works  HEALTHY COMMUNITIES  presents a forum open lo the public  "TOMORROW TODAY"  April 8 - Lecture 7:30 p.m. "Sustainable Communities"  with Mark Roseland, Professor from SFU's School  of Resource and Environmental Management.  (Open Registration)  April 9 - Working/Planning Day (Limited Space)  Location to be announced.  Please call 885-2261 lo register.  HOURS ��� MONDAY TO WEDNESDAY 8:00AM TO 5:00PM, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 8:00AM TO 6:00PM 26  Coast News, March 21, 1994  news  sechelt council notes  Dog bylaw in the works  The District of Sechelt is in the process of  reworking its outdated dog control bylaw.  The new bylaw, which is presently before the  finance committee for review, will present a clearer  policy and "enforcement mechanism" for dealing  with dogs in Sechelt, said municipal clerk Michael  Vaughan.  If the bylaw is formally adopted by council later  this year, dog owners will be required to "stoop  and scoop" their animals' excrement, a policy thai  is nol in Ihe current bylaw. The updated bylaw will  also include a stricter approach to dealing wilh  vicious dogs. "What our new dog bylaw does is  authorize our bylaw enforcement officer to seek a  court order for the control of vicious dogs and  order Ihe destruction of a vicious dog if there are  complaints about (it)," Vaughan said.  Pitched roofs okayed  Council has given approval lo Burtnick Development Lld.'s application for a developmeni variance permit that will allow the developer to exceed  Ihe maximum height permitted for buildings in that  The developer had originally asked for permission to include a pitched roof for ils mixed use  Floor  Floor  ^jaAmiaAh to vent a  facility on Mermaid Street. The inclusion of the  pitched roof would increase ihe height of the building to 12.2 metres, compared lo the previously permitted maximum height of 10.5 metres.  The developer is planning to construct 650  square metres of professional office space on the  ground floor of Ihe building with 16 residential  units on the second and third floors.  Province  cracks  down on  tree  poaching  A jail term and fine handed  out this year to David Archibald  of Bella Bella should serve as a  signal lhat illegal logging in  BC's provincial parks will nol  be tolerated, environment, lands  and parks minister Moe Sihota  said recently.  "By levying a fine and  imposing a jail term, the courts  have recognized that parks are  established for the benefit of all,  not for individual gain," said  Sihota.  Archibald was sentenced to  60 days in jail and fined $5,000  on Feb. 18, 1994 after being  found guilty of illegally hand-  logging in Hakai Recreation  Area, a 122,998-hectare park  managed by BC Parks, 115 km  southwest of Bella Coola. It is  against the Park Act to log in  provincial parks and recreation  areas. "As the value of timber  rises and stricter regulations on  forest practices are imposed,  this type of poaching may  appear to be more attractive to  some," said Sihota. "Poaching  of any kind is abhorrent and we  will seek prosecution against all  offenders."  Sihota said that BC Parks,  the BC Forest Service and Bella  Bella RCMP have begun working together to crack down on  the problem of illegal hand-logging of crown lands in the Central Coast.  As well, he said, the new  provincial compliance and  enforcement teams ��� established to enforce the spirit and  intent of the upcoming Forest  Practices Code prior to it  becoming law later this year ���  will add substantially to the  provincial government's ability  to catch and prosecute people  logging illegally.  I  '<**/���  s*��*  Hurry,  Sale Ends Soon!  ___*  mOr\e)  709HWY. lOI  GIBSONS     |  886-7112  LIIMO  CLEARANCE SPECIAL  STARTING AT $5.9?q,yd.  SEE OUR  FLYER IN  THIS WEEK'S  WEEKENDER  ASK ABOUT OUR  IN STORE CARPET  SPECIALS  LINO AND CARPET LIQUIDATION CONTINUES  SELECTION OF CARPET  ROLL ENDS FROM ONLY-  ?q.ft.  FINAL WEEK - COME IIM TO-DAY  GET RID  OF THOSE  UNWANTED  ITEMS  IN THE  COAST  NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS!  IRISH,  HUSH.  IRISH!  11.1 ..Is     ,l���,   ,|  I ���������-!. < .,||,,  AUDREY'S  COFFEE  StRVICE  4-  ������  . ��� -    -


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