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 gislative   Library  rJ..Lament  Buildings  ctoria,   B.C.  ten!   Rod Cardin  COAST^NEWS  50 cents per copy on newsstands  ESTABLISHED    1945  January 17,1994 Volume 4B Issue 3  THEJKEER  WITHIN  ������������������������������������  Documenting  details about  life in  El Salvador  3  HALF MOON BAY:  Gravel pit  debate      ��  continues    $  This Bud's  for Corky,.,  whale saga ac  continues  Guitarist  Don Ross  strumming  to town     15  SCRD workers  framed in   0.  action      z4  Fishing coalition threatens Coast blockades  By Roxanne Gregory  The BC Fisheries Survival Coalition  may resort to a coordinated blockade of  coastal harbours ��� including those on the  Sunshine Coast ��� in its war with the federal government over its Aboriginal Fishing Strategy (AFS).  "We want to see a commercial fishery  based on licensing, not race," said coalition administrator Phil Eidsvic. "If there  isn't movement from the Liberals, we're  considering coordinated harbour blockades  later this year. We're in a holding pattern  right now, waiting to see what they are  going to do."  Eidsvic said this form of 'direct action'  is just one of several being considered for  implementation later this year.  Eighteen Coalition members from the  Sunshine Coast were among the 850 members attending Friday's annual general  meeting in Nanaimo, where the matter was  discussed. The coalition      claims membership of , ...  12,000. Were considering  Eidsvic was adamant coordinated harbour  that the Coalition's poli-        .,    .     .     , .  cies were not racially        blacttades later  this year'  motivated and he claims  many aboriginal fishermen  support the Coalition's  stand against the AFS.  "Thirty per cent of the commercial fishery is done by native fishermen now. Basically, anyone who can afford lo get a  licence can fish. Once the AFS is completely implemented, band councils will  decide who can fish. There are all sorts of  jurisdictional problems, too. On Monday,  George Campeau of the Lower Fraser  Aboriginal Fisheries Commission claimed       that natives own 100 per  cent of Fraser River  salmon runs. The Nu  Chal-Nulh tribal council  is claiming they own 30  per cent of all west coast  salmon stocks. It goes on  and on."          Coalition members are  afraid they cannot rely on  the Crown in appealing decisions to the  Supreme Court of Canada and at the annual general meeting, resolutions were  passed to provide funding for three years  of litigation services for Coalition interests. Friday's decision to "take any action  ���Phil Eidsvic  necessary to stop the AFS" was almost  unanimous.  Other Coalition strategies for the  upcoming year include: appealing BC  appellate court decisions in the Supreme  Court of Canada; lobbying new members  of Parliament; holding fisheries 'open  houses'; and holding salmon barbecues in  coastal communities to raise funds and  awareness  The Coalition is also boycotting the  WestCoast Fishermen. The reason for the  boycott, Eidsvic said, is that "over the past  10 years they have liad a bias in favour of  aboriginal fishing. We've asked our members to cancel their subscriptions, and to  not buy The Fisherman. Why should we  support a magazine which supports the  destruction of our way of life?"  BC Ferry fare hikes  en route, say critics  by Ian Cobb  There are local fears that  ferry rates to the Sunshine  Coast have been herded inlo an  elevator and lhat the BC Ferries  Corporation is jusl waiting to  hil Ihe 'up' button.  Two groups ��� the Sunshine  Coasl Commuters' Association  and the West Howe Sound  Electors' Association ��� believe  the corporation is selling Ihe  scene for a price  increase to users on        the strength of  recenl reporis that  their smaller routes  losl $67 million lasl  year.  Lumped into the  category of 'smaller  routes' is the Horseshoe Bay-Langdale  (Sunshine Coast)  run.  "They're obvi- -~���~  ously setting us up  for a fare increase," said Sunshine Coast Commuters' Association representative Ken  Erickson.  An indicator of that is a pamphlet recently being distributed  lo riders, mostly at vehicle tick-  el windows, Erickson said.  The pamphlet stales that the  Corporation is worried about  whether or not it can meet Ihe  challenges posed by a fiscally  slim decade (the 1990s).  "The Corporation is working  to be more safety conscious and  responsive to customers while  being efficient and effective at  all costs," it says.  "The fares (tariffs) are set on  a basis of fairness to our customers, the costs and benefits  involved in Ihe service, and the  provision of revenues needed to  'They're  obviously  setting us up  for a fare  increase'  ���Ken Erikson  run the ferry service," the pamphlet reads. And that is why  fares must be adjusted "periodically."  On the other side of the pamphlet, BC Ferries supplies users  with "the facts" and, in a small  chart, the Sunshine Coast is  shown as a money-losing route,  with a 69 per cent cost recovery  requiring SIS-million annually  in subsidies.  All of this is pure        poppycock, Erickson said.  Using statistics  from BC Ferries'  own 1992 year-end  report, he calculate*  that the corporation"  has "a 102 per cent  cost recovery for  the Horseshoe Bay-  Langdale nm." That  means the Queen of  ~~~~ Cowichan brings in  a two per cent profit  with each sailing, he said.  In addition, commuters, of  which there are an estimated  500-500 on Ihe Coast, receive a  21-per-cenl discount when they  purchase ticket books (of 10),  while ferry riders to Bowen  Island, which runs at a 47-percent cost recovery, gel a 41-percent discount on fares with the  books.  "ll gets even more bizarre,"  Erickson said, noting lhat on  some smaller northern runs,  operating on a 49-per-cent  recovery basis, commuters get  discounts of 21 to 33 per cent.  According to BC Ferries, the  only money-making runs are the  boats to Vancouver Island, with  a 104-per-cenl cost recovery  and a zero subsidy.  turn lo page 2  Hey!... Can someone lower the basket?  Gelling an early start, Thirteen month old Tiegan Daniels braces for a shot at Elphinstone  Secondary gym last week. Joel Johnstone photo  Environmental group lauds designation of new park  by Don Anderson  A local environmentalist says  ihe NDP government decision  lo designate a parcel of land in  the Chilcotin Mountains should  emphasize the need for more  parkland on Ihe Sunshine Coasl,  "By having a place of Ihis  importance added to the protected areas, following the Tatshenshini, the Nisga'a (Memorial  Lava Beds) and the Kulzeyma-  teen, whal the government has  done is establish ils credibility in  protecting Ihe full wilderness  system in BC." Coast resident  George Smith said, following  last week's announcement.  Smith is conservation director  for Ihe Canadian Parks and  Wilderness Sociely (CPAWS)  and advocate for ihe protection  of the 6.200 hectare plateau, Ihe  highest poinl of land on the  Coasl.  "Al least ihe government is  serious (about park protection);  now 1 hope the bureaucrats will  lake the Tetrahedron seriously."  The plateau is in its fourth  year of review by the Local  Resource Use Plan (LRUP) committee, and Smith hopes a conclusion will soon lie arrived at.  He said "somebody should be  embarrassed" ut the lime spent  reviewing Ihe lands ��� considered by many residents as the  Coast's most guarded secret ���  and by ihe fact thai "there has  never been any wilderness protection" in the area.  "So let's get on with it,"  Smith said.  On Jan. 13, Premier Mike  Harcourt announced ihe creation  of Ts'il'os Provincial Park,  encompassing 233,000 hectares  near the Chilco Lake on the east  side of the Coast Mountains. The  lake is the third most significant  source of sockeye salmon, providing spawning grounds for as  many as 600,000 fish a year.  llie area includes portions of  the interior Douglas fir, coastal  western hemlock and montane  spruce, among other species. The  area is the home to California big  horn sheep, peregrine falcons,  fishers, wolverine, mountain  goats and grizzly bears.  "Like the Tatshenshini and  Khulzeymateen, today's protection of this spectacular scenic  and wildlife area represents  another major step toward our  goal of doubling B.C.'s parks  and protected wilderness," Harcourt said.  Provincial budget cuts leave school district bruised, angry  by Darah Hansen  It was bad news, bad news  and more bad news al the school  district's board meeting Tuesday  night.  Secretary-treasurer Tim  Anderson announced that a further $70,000 musl be cut from  an already tight education budget.  Though he didn't specify  where the budget would be  thinned, Anderson said neither  layoffs nor changes to classroom services were expected.  This round of budget slashing  is due primarily to the withdrawal of additional funding to  approximately 70 native students in Ihe district. The students are attending schools  where no special native education programs are in place and  they are therefore not eligible  for special Ministry of Education dollars.  Anderson said the mix-up  resulted from recommendations  made by a private consultant to  the district who said the students  would qualify for extra funding.  The ministry has further  removed money from career  preparation courses offered by  the high schools.  Tuesday's announcement  sparked frustration among  school board trustees. Board  chair Pal Stuart commented, "I  think Ihe financial crunch is  upon us...there gels lo be a poinl  where the bottom line means we  can't educate students."  Earlier in the school year the  budget was reduced $160,000  after student enrolment fell  below the ministry's predicted  figures.  In September, $833,000 was  streamed off the budget to eliminate a potential deficit for the  coming year. Three full-time  teaching assistant positions were  cut al that time as was significant funding lo the continuing  education program and library  book fund.  Maintenance and custodial  services also suffered, losing  $55,000 of Iheir regular funding.  Tim Anderson  MMI Coast News, January 17, 1994  <r-^'    Unisex Hair Design  r        Gel & Acrylic Nails  ^L  Brenda's Cuts & Curls  open Mon-Sat 9-5  851 Highway 101, Gibsons  886-4805  Attention  all Scots!  Back Eddy Marine Pub  C4k Mi  A-  in Honour of   ^J  Robbie Burns  fealuring:  Sechelt Legion Pipt;  Band & Dancers  Saturday, Feb. 12,1994  Dinner 5 pm  Roast Beef with Haggis  Entertainment Irom 8 pm  Bus Transportation available  Reservaiions recommended  883-2298  Coit's Slowest  Time of the Year  Means Savings  For You  Brian M. Wener  PRESIDENT  COIT GUARANTEED  DRAPERY, CARPET,  UPHOLSTERY A  AREA RUG CLEANING  Also  VERTICAL A VENETIAN  BLIND CLEANING  t  %  Call today for a free in-home estimate  MON. -SAT. TIL 6 P.M.  1-800-AND-COIT  1-800-263-2648  news  Trial begins for man charged in murder  An Edmonton man arrested on the Sunshine Coasl lasl year is in court this week  facing charges of murdering his common-  law wife.  The murder trial for Dragan Zagorac, 48,  opened Jan. 11 in Ihe Court of Queen's  Bench, Edmonton.  Residents  meet over  ferry  situation  from page I  "(live me a break," Erickson  said. "They're trying to justify  the Vancouver Island run for  tourism." Erickson said he's also  heard a rumor lhat BC Ferries is  thinking of taking the Queen of  Cowichan off Ihe Sunshine Coast  run ��� and replacing il wilh a  smaller ferry ��� during Ihe  Commonwealth Games so lhal  an extra ship will be available for  runs oul to Ihe Island.  "Are tourists more important  than taxpayers now?" Erickson  asked.  The Coast News repeatedly  called BC Ferries for comment  on Ihis rumor and on Ihe possibility of an increase in Sunshine  Coasl ferry fares. However, no  one was available for comment.  A Jan. 12 Vancouver Sun article quoted BC Ferries general  manager Rod Morrison as saying  he believed people are happy  wilh the services they get.  Zagorac was arrested in Gibsons by local  RCMP Oct. 16, 199.1, one year after Edmonton police had launched a nation-wide search  for Ihe man.  Zagorac is charged in the 1992 murder of  his 37-year-old common-law wife. The  woman was found outside the couple's  Edmonton apartment with severe head  injuries in September of that year. She later  died as a result of her injuries.  Const. Gary Boulilier of Ihe Gibsons  RCMP detachment is currently in Edmonton  lending testimony in Ihe case.  The trial is on-going.  Some Coast residents believe a BC Ferries fare increase to be looming on the horizon.  file photo  "We like lo Ihink one of Ihe  reasons is (lhat) people are somewhat satisfied with the fares,  compared with those charged in  Washington State, Alaska, and  particularly across the English  Channel where they are five lo  six limes more than those in  B.C.," Morrison said in the Sun  article.  "They're playing around wilh  Ihe figures again," said West  Howe Sound Electors' Association president Daphne Avis.  About SO people gathered al  Langdale Elementary School  Jan. 12 to discuss concerns about  the feny and Langdale Terminal.  "At what point does il (run)  become a service or a profit  maker?" asked WHSEA founding member Eric Cardinall.  Ken Erickson, who attended  the meeting, said thai, after  reviewing the ferries year-end  report, he's convinced that the  Horseshoe Bay-Langdale run is a  money-maker, that it's the north  ern routes thai lose money and  yet Ihe Sunshine Coast is considered a money-losing run.  As for figures being bent lo  achieve a means, Erickson went  lo Ihis page 17 of BC Ferries  year-end reporl.  "Computer modeling also  allows us to approach the fare  structure in an innovative fashion," the reporl stales.  "ll doesn't take long for you  to figure oul what's going on,"  Erickson added.  Decline predicted in Gibsons construction  The building boom Gibsons  experienced between 1990 and  1992 ground to a halt last year,  when building permits issued  dropped to the lowest level since  1988.  A total of 136 building permits, valued at $7.1 million, were  issued between Jan. I and Dec.  31, 1993, reports municipal  building inspector Roland  Seguin. Thai's a drop of roughly  30 per cent in dollar value from  1992 when Gibsons processed  and issued 177 permits valued at  $10.1 million.  In 1988, the previous low  point, 125 permits valued al $3.9  million were issued..  During a Jan. 11 Gibsons  council committee-of-the-whole  meeting, Seguin said he expects  the downward trend to continue.  The peak of building in the  town was 1991 when 186 permits were issued at a value of  $17.6 million.  Seguin, in his year-end report  to council, noted that 205 "new"  business licences were processed  in 1993 at a total fee of $65,235.  In addition, 12 Residential  Rehabilitation Assistance Program applications were approved  last year and that number is also  expected to decline this year.  "We anticipate less activity in  the RRAP program this year,"  said municipal administrator Dan  Legg.  Gibsons swimming pool 'should' open by month's end  The re-opening of Ihe Gibsons  Pool has been bumped from Jan.  15 lo Jan. 31 ��� but this lime Ihe  Jan. 31 opening date should be a  keeper.  "Final permits pending, we  hope to be in operation by the  end of the month," aquatic manager Wendy Gilbertson reported  in a Jan. 7 report lo Gibsons  It pays to  advertise in the  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS!  town council.  "Lessons have been scheduled  to commence on Valentine's Day  (Feb. 14)."  During a Jan. II Gibsons  council commitlee-of-the whole  meeting, Gilbertson told council,  "Keeping my fingers crossed, the  pool should open on the 31st of  Ihis month." All that's left to do  setting it straight  in the facility is final touches,  such as tiling, epoxy decking and  painting, she said. All the tanks  have been filled and tested and  "they're all fine."  In addition, Gilbertson told  council about a tear-drop unit,  suspended over the childrens'  wading pool, that is being tested.  After she explained that the  tear-drop unit drops waler  droplets on the kids in the wading pool, Gibsons mayor Eric  Small quipped, "You mean we're  paying money in Gibsons lo  make rain?"  Finally, the pool will be  searching for qualified employees, since more than half of the  previous staff is not reluming.  District of Seclielt  P 0 Box 129,5545 Intel Avenue. Sechell. B C VON 3A0 Telephone (604) 685-1966 Fax: (604) 885-7591  MUNICIPAL MEMO  I Committee Meeting Dates "j  January 1994  Planning Committee  Tuesday, January 25th. 1994 at 2:30 pm  To be followed by Environment  Committee  Community Liaison Committee  Wednesday Jan 26th, 1994 at 2.30 pm  to be followed by Economic  Development Committee  i Arena Schedule  j Parents and Pre-schoolers  J Thursdays 10:30 am -11:30 am  ��� Pnrtauc O nr\ run . *���*{, rsres  Fridays 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  j Public Skates  I Fridays 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm  I Teens Only 9:00 pm ��� 9:45 pm  { Saturdays 4:45 pm - 6:45 pm  I Teen Skates Cancelled as Follows:  I January 28,1994 (Tournament)  ���J L.  Clip 'n' Save  %*-  Clip 'n' Sav  "^  Regular Council  Meetings  Please note that the first Regular  Council Meeting in February will be held  on Tues., February 1st, 1994 at 7:30  p.m. in the Council Chamber.  The second Regular Council Meeting wil  be held on Wednesday, February 16th,  1994, at 7:30 p.m.  Regular Council Meetings take place on  the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each  month at the Municipal Hall, Inlet Ave.  Mayor's Hotline  ��  885-5360  A headline in the Jan. 13 issue of Ihe Coast  News incorrectly staled a Women's Centre would  be established at Ihe Rockwood Centre.  The cenlre will be used as temporary office  space while its organizers look for more suitable  space to be used as a drop-in and program centre  for women. The Coast News apologizes for any  misunderstanding about Ihe location of the  Women's Centre.  Also, an article on locally raised turkeys, featured in the Dec. 27, 1993 issue of Ihe Coasl News,  incorrectly labeled Angel and Kelly iilalky's fowl-  raising operation as an "organic turkey farm."  While the turkeys are raised without the use of  artificial growth producer., they do not fall within  the technical definition of being organically grown.  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David Paterson  Sunnycrest Mall, Hwy. 101 Cibsons, B.C.  886-2277 (24 hours) Toll Free (Van): 682-1513 Fax: 886-3753  Mi Coast News, January 17, 1994  news  SKOOKUM  NEW CAR & TRUCK RENTALS  gUeXBOPP  YOUR NEXT RENTAL  JUST PRESENT THIS ADVERTISEMENT  Salvadoran children (left) and a family posed for local  photographer and adventurer Carol Stewart in a small village  out side San Salvador in 1993. Carol Stow mi photo  Resident witnesses life in El Salvador  by Don Anderson  Sechelt resident Carol Stewart has seen the faces of extreme  suffering.  Bul it has taken three Irips to  war-lorn El Salvador to witness  thai suffering up close, and it  has made all the difference in  her life.  Stewart, an instructor at the  Suncoast Vocational Training  Program, visited Ihe country for  Ihe first lime in l-'cbruary 1991.  Al lhat lime, Ihe country was  embroiled in a lengthy civil war  which would eventually claim  some 75,000 Salvadoran lives.  "Before I wenl Ihe first lime,  I did a lot of reading about  accounts and had to face Ihe  reality of the possibility of tor-  lure," she said.  "There was danger, bul nothing in comparison lo whal Ihey  lived in every day of Iheir  lives...every minute of Iheir day  was a sacrifice."  Stewart and her fellow travellers were required lo lake  cover under blankets as they  rode through the city and the  outlying areas in complete darkness, an experience thai was  both "very dramatic" and  "eerie."  On her third  trip to the country  in March 1993,  Stewart remained  suspicious of  everyone, preferring to keep to  herself. Lack of  trust dominates  everyday life in ___^_  San Salvador,  where people rarely offer their  name or talk to each other.  "Everyone is very cautious in  El Salvador," she said.  During a Jan. 10 slide presentation for the Sunshine Coast  Peace Group, Stewart displayed  slides capturing the impoverished lifestyle of residents of a  small village outside San Salvador.  In her slides, women and  They have  tremendous faith  in the rest of  the world'  -Carol Stetvart  children are pictured living in  small huts located beside train  tracks.  Their clothes are tattered and  there are obvious signs of sickness and unhealthy living conditions.  "A lot of the  people are sick,"  Stewart said,  adding that respiratory diseases  and nutritional  deficiencies have  ravaged the coun-       try.  Attributed to  the lack of nutrition is the cost  of milk and orange juice, which  are marked up over such items  as pop. One particular woman  Stewart met was forced to feed  her baby Coca Cola because she  couldn't afford milk.  "It's hard for us to realize  what having nothing means,"  Stewart said. "If having nothing  means having an open sewer  behind you, there's nothing you  Gibsons  council is  seeking to  ensure the  proposed  expansion to  Elphinstone  Indudes a  sprinkler  system.  Fire regulations raise school board ire  by Darah Hansen  A letter from the Town of  Gibsons highlighting a number  of outstanding fire code deficiencies at Elphinstone Secondary School has the local  school board seeing red.  The letter, dated Dec. 10 and  signed by Gibsons town administrator Dan Legg, notes coun-  cil's concern over several  inspection reports received from  the West Howe Sound Fire Pro-  leclion Committee.  The reporis show Ihe school  to he lacking in several areas  relating In Ihe fire code wilh  some recurring deficiencies dating back almost two years.  Gibsons council has asked  Ihe board lo explain how and  when these deficiencies will be  addressed.  But, according to school dislricl secretary-treasurer Tim  Anderson, the concern shown  by Ihe town for Ihe school's fire  code deficiencies is more likely  a "political thing" lhan an issue  of safely.  "Anything that's radically  wrong (at the school) has been  fixed," said Anderson, who  maintains lhal the school has  high fire safety standards. A fire  drill conducted in early December successfully evacuated all  750 students from the building  in approximately one minute, he  said.  Anderson said several of the  minor deficiencies mentioned  by fire inspectors are nol new.  Some, he said, such as the  adjustments required to Ihe door  swings allowing for proper clos  ing and latching of all fire  doors, have been known to be  lacking from the school for  seven years.  While "that's not saying we  shouldn't react to the report recommendations," said Anderson,  he queslioned the sudden urgency expressed by the town for  compliance.  'Anything that's  radically wrong at  the school has been  fixed'  ���Tim Anderson  Anderson suggested a link  between the town's interest in  Ihe fire code reporis and the  school board's expressed displeasure at having to fit a $2  million expansion to Elphinstone with a cosily sprinkler  system as required by a new  town bylaw.  If the district fails to acquire  a building permit to construct  school additions prior to the  Feb. 1 deadline when the new  bylaw takes effect, the sprinkler  system will cosl the already  cash-strapped school board an  additional $350,000. School  architects have argued on behalf  of the dislricl thai the sprinkler  system is an unnecessary cost.  Town administrator Dan  Legg denied lhat Ihe letter from  Ihe town was an act of politics.  "Council was concerned that  there appears to be several safety (hazards) that the school has  apparently done nothing about.  "The school board may think  this is political but Gibsons  council thinks it's just common  sense thai these fire safely deficiencies should be cleaned up."  Among Ihe deficiencies  appearing repeatedly on the fire  inspectors' reports are the lack  of smoke detectors in exit stairwells; missing fire extinguishers  in the school's metal shop, the  north portable and the electrical  room; and required servicing on  emergency exit and exterior  lights.  The reporis further stale an  electric hot water tank inside a  closed natural gas box poses a  risk of explosion at the school.  The inspector recommended  removing the lank from the area  or providing the site wilh adequate ventilation.  At Tuesday night's school  board meeting, board chair Pat  Stuart said the letter represented  Ihe first notification trustees had  been given regarding fire code  problems at Ihe school.  Stuart said those responsible  for dealing with the inspection  reporis are school principal  Martyn Wilson and head of  maintenance Fred Scotl.  The board agreed to draft a  letter to Gibsons town council  formally outlining the correction  date of all the deficiencies.  Meanwhile, tenders for the  Elphinstone additions close Jan.  28. To date. 16 contractors have  placed bids on the projeci.  can do about it."  After 12 years of civil war,  the country is currently preparing for the first free and fair  elections in March. Every elected office, including the presidency and seats in the legislative assembly, will be up for  vote.  Despite the gradual movement toward a more stable and  fair government, Ihe face of  internal strife still remains.  Death squads actively patrol  city streets in vehicles wilh  smoked-glass windows, shielding the identities of the occupants inside.  Stewart would like lo return  lo El Salvador, if only to reaffirm her belief in Ihe strength of  Ihe human will, notably that of  the Salvadoran people.  "The biggest hope is for the  future. These people have never  given up hope and trust," she  said.  "They have tremendous faith  in the rest of the world."  wwrn ��mly  wrnw uwm  4  wmnmm mm  RESERVATIONS CALL  MICHELLE  886-3493  DELUXE  Wash & vac  "KAREN DOES A      $  SKOOKUM JOB!"  ^w   SKOOKUM  f�� CHRYSLER  �����    886-3433 Dealer 8084  MAGAZINE  List your special event free of charge in the 1994  Summer edition of Sunshine Coast Magazine.  (Formerly Soundings Magazine)  Any event occurring between May 1 and September 30 will be included at no charge.  Space is limited so book your listing now, details may be provided to us later.  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So it's probably lime to give these environmental devils,  as they've come lo be known, Iheir due for whal ihey did  this week to protect a valuable pari of the environment: designating a 230,000 hectare parcel of land in the Chilko Lake  area as Ts'il'os Park (although a pronunciation guide lor  tourists might be helpful).  The designation of this park has some immediate, concrete benefits lhal are connected to the area itself: it will  ensure the preservation of ihe area, which extends from the  glacial peaks down lo interior foresl, thereby providing protection for various species of plant and wildlife. The lake by  itself is a thing of beauty, valuable in itself, bul it also provides protection for the third most important spawning  ground for salmon spawning on Ihe Fraser River system,  which is itself the most important salmon river system in the  country.  However, the designation of this park holds even greater  significance for this area; it extends some hope to those trying to preserve the Tetrahedron.  The Chilko Lake area, like the Telrahedron, had a number  ���of different stakeholder groups, with different interests,  involved in the process which resulted in the designation of  the area as a wildlife park and yet, Ihey were able lo arrive  at a point where all sides, including industry, came away  with something.  If this same spirit of co-operation can be brought into  focus on the Tetrahedron, it's possible lhal a similarly beneficial outcome can be achieved here.  Harbour blockade a  sinker of a strategy  We can understand the frustration of the BC Fisheries  Survival Coalition in not being able to get the federal government to bend to its will on implementation of its Aboriginal Fishing Strategy.  However, we can't help but question the wisdom of its  decision to consider a coordinated blockade of the  province's coastal harbours later this year, which presumably means during the summer.  While such a maneuver might, as the organization hopes,  get the attention of the federal government, it also has the  potential to anger any number of coastal residents who  might otherwise support the Coalition's cause.  A blockade is much more likely to offend Ihe fundamental sense of justice of those who depend on other sectors of  the economy, such as tourism, for their livelihood ��� and lo  simply raise new sources of hostility. The coalition probably  won't win much sympathy for Iheir economic plight by ruining the economic lives of those who make their living in  other endeavours.  The bright side here is that the blockade lactic is only one  of several that the Coalition is considering. It is to be hoped,  for their sake, and ours, they find one lhat is targeted more  toward the government than at their neighbours.  letters  Ticked over tickets  At Uie beginning of January,  I tried to re-validate my ferry  commuter ticket...I was told  that the BC Ferries are nol prepared to revalidate them,  because the revalidation period  of allegedly one month (December 93) had expired.  When I purchased the booklet of tickets I was aware that  expired tickets would be revalidated by BC Ferries, bul was  not told that there was a limited  revalidation period of only one  month.  Reading through the tickets I  find that nowhere is it mentioned that there is a time limit  on revalidation.  Purchasers of tickets are not  told that there is such a one  month time limit, neither is  there any notice for the public to  read in your BC Ferries ticket  offices explaining time limits on  revalidation.  It is most unfair that you  place a very short time limit on  revalidation. You are getting  paid months before you provide  the service!  In other words, your cash  flow must look very healthy.  That you impose unworkable  time limits on revalidation creates a lot of hardship on ferry  passengers ��� your customers,  supporters and, hopefully, voters.  You make us pay the differ  ence between the old ticket  price an Ihe value of the new  tickets.  I have no objections to this  However, the very fact that you  do make us pay the difference  should prove to you that the  imposition of an inadequate  time limit on revalidation is  unfair, unjustified and amounts  to harassment of the public,  your customers.  1 appeal to you to immediately rescind the time limit on  revalidation; or alternatively  extend it to three months and  print on the ticket such enforceable time limits. Where is your  proverbial Canadian sense of  fairness?  JAKOB KNAUS  Sechelt  Of tree rings  and things  John Field of Friends of  Caren and Marion Porter should  not get too carried away by the  finding of Canada s oldest  stump (Canada's oldest Iree -  Coast News Jan. 3).  They must be careful not to  fall into the same trap as did the  Californians when for years  they touted the giant redwoods,  some of which were over 20  feet in diameter with ring counts  of 1,500 years, as Ihe oldest living things on earth.  A few years ago a den-  drochronologist or tree-timer  did <| study of the bristlecone  pines in Ihe desert-like high  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 mall  your letters to:  TheEdltor  Sunshine Coast News  Box 460  Gibsons, B.C.  VON 1V0  country in southern California.  To his amazement these  gnarled and twisted trees, seldom over 25 feet high, produced  ring counts of up to 4.000 years,  or back to the lime of the early  pharaohs.  The Vancouver-based Marion Porter reports a ring count  for the stump of 10 in one centimetre.  For a yellow cedar tree this is  fast indeed.  In my living room I have a  small section of yellow cedar  which has a count in one part of  100 years for one and a half  centimetres (9/16 inch).  In a total of 12.5 centimetres  (five inches), the count is 465  years.  At this rate a tree of 100 centimetres (40 inches) in diameter  could well be 1,600 years old or  even older.  The oldest tree in California  may be a yellow cedar, lt is  more than likely Uie oldest yellow cedar is an insignificant tree  of no more than three feet in  diameter growing under extreme  conditions at the limit of its  range.  Friends of Caren must lake a  much broader survey of the high  elevation forest before they  sound Ihe trumpets for the oldest tree in Canada I would hate  to think they are barking up die  wrong tree.  JAMES R. THOMSON  Gibsons  Could this be the year in which Quebec finally leaves?  The imminent departure of Robert Bourassa. the  long-serving Premier of Quebec, from the political  stage is sure lo bring the question of the province's  future back into Ihe forefront of Canadian concerns, whether Canadians are ready for it or not  Whatever Bourassa's proven survival skills al  Uie helm of his troubled province and whatever his  status as a long-standing if sometimes enigmatic  federalist, he has not distinguished himself in Ihe  matter of preparing a successor to lead his pam  There is a deceptive simplicity in the way  Daniel Johnson has been chosen to inherit the  Bourassa mantle. Unchallenged, the son of a former Union Salionale premier and Uie brother of a  Separatists premier. Johnson seems to have won  the premiership by default rather lhan by any surge  of unanimous Liberal acclaim.  One report from Quebec has as many as half the  provincial cabinet will leave politics rather than  serve under Johnson. Generally regarded as tedious  and dull, Johnson is described by one reporter from  the Quebec newspaper L'Actualite as being something of a Reaganite whose principal identifiable  philosophic tenet has to do wilh government downsizing. This is not an appetizing mixture for the  leader of the federal forces in Quebec.  Nor do tilings stand well wiUi the party Johnson  is to lead. Apart from the discontent within the cabinet, this appears to be a tired party too long in  power. The last few years of high unemployment  musings  and economic stagnation have left the Liberals lagging well behind the Parti Quebecois in the opinion  polls and Ihey musl hold an election by September  of this year.  The failure of (he Meech Lake Accord, the  defeat of Ihe federal referendum in 1992, may be  chickens coming finally home lo roost in the fall of  1994 In the 10 years since Mulroney led his Conservatives to power in Canada, there has been a  great diminishment of good will outside of Quebec.  The single biggest factor may have been  Bourassa's sign bylaw. A real movement throughout English-speaking Canada to make itself bilingual through French immersion courses for its children, ran onto the rock of Bourassa's unilingual  sign bylaw with a sense of betrayal and disbelief.  Now there appears to be a fatigue throughout  the country with the whole quesUon of Quebec's  future and if the Parti Quebecois does come to  John burnside  power some lime this year there seems little passion in Ihe rest of the country to oppose them. The  Reformers and Ihe Bloc Quebecois together control  a third of the elected seals in the House of Commons. The Bloc Quebecois wants out of Canada  and the Reformers want Ihem to go. Canada as we  know it may not survive Uie year.  So what, I hear you ask. Yes, well, que sera,  sera, bul it is hard to believe that Canada and Quebec both, will not be weakened by the separation.  The country is scarcely in blooming health as it is.  There are, it seems, at least 250,000 homeless people in this country. That is one Canadian in 100  approximately, who cannot afford shelter. One cannot walk through the centre of any city in this  country loday without being accosted by panhandlers. Many of the homeless are as young as 12 and  child prostitution is a feature of all our major cities.  Whatever die long term results of the free trade  agreement with the US and the recently approved  North American Free Trade Agreement, Ihere can  be no doubt that in the short term there has been  considerable economic disruption. It is a weakened  country, then, which faces the renewed threat of  Quebec separation, a country which has to a large  degree lost confidence in itself.  What the effect will be of renewed political  instability on the all-powerful financial money  managers can only be guessed at. Whal is sure is  that there is an entire world hungry for capital  investment and a weakened and divided Canada  will be in a poor stale to compete. Nothing alarms  Ihe money men more than political instability and  they do have a whole world lo choose from.  There is a great sadness here. The brave and  unlikely dream of a Canada stretching from sea to  sea is dying less than 100 years after it came to be.  A generation ago, this was the most blessed of the  world's jurisdictions, prosperous and well-regarded  internationally. Its small, prosperous population  coupled with its massive reserves of resources  seemed to assure a great future.  If 1994 does mark the end of the federation the  next generation of Canadians and Quebecois may  live to regret Ihe failures and mismanagement of  recent governments. But if Canadians lack the will  to maintain the federation no amount of regret will  save the country. It will become a great might-  have-been.  COAST5'NEWS  Sub%tnplinn Ratet lor  Hit Coest Newt or the Weekender.  Canada   1 year ��� $35 ��� $2 45 CST - $37 45  6 months - $20 t $ 1 40 CST - $21.40  Foreign: 1 year ��� $60 (No CST)  Reg No 4702  The Sunshine Coast News is published on  ihe Sunshine Coast, B.C. every Monday by  Clestford f*reu ltd.  Gibtont Office ��� 537 Cruke lane  Box 460, Gibsons, B.C., VON IVO  1604) 886 2622, Fax (604} 886-7725  Sechelt Office - 5521 Cowrie St.  Box 68 Sechelt, B.C., VON 3A0  1604) 885-3930, Editorial (604) 885-3980,  fax 1604) 885-3954  Publisher  GaryHetWfl  ���\dverttstng  Representative!   Gardar Gardarson. James Edmonds,  Simon* Carlyale-Smith.  Sussn Connor  Office Manager  Office Staff  ��� Qibsons  - Secnelt  Anne Thomsen  Gabnelie Drsger  Card Bianty  Managing Editor  tarry Marshall  Reporters  Darah Hansen,  Ian Cobb. Don Anderson  Photographer  Joel Johnstone  Production  Manager  Pat Tnpp  Production  Beverley Shipley.  Stua/t Burnside, Antfy Jukes  Annie MacTa-.ish  Elizabeth Simpson,  Patricia Wolfe  Your ttmmunity't AWAKD-WINNING newspaper  The Sunshine Coasl News is protected by copyright  and reproduction of any part of it by any means is  prohibited unless permission in writing is first secured  from Glassford Press Lid , holder of the copyright.  **m  ���   ��.    -.   ���-   ���.,*  *   --5   ���  mmmmtmmmmmm^t^ Coast News, January 17,1994  opinion  Sherlock Holmes is alive and well  It may be just an impression  bul it seems to me thai mystery  and/or detective stories are more  popular Ihis year lhan Ihey have  been. This, if true, would hardly  be what you'd call news, bul the  trend, if true again, could be  interesting.  For example there are Iwo  Agalha Christie series running  weekly on Ihree TV stations,  Poirot and Miss Marple, and  Ihere is no other writer that I  know who is getting thai kind of  exposure in the North American  market in 1994.  There is also a revival of  Sherlock Holmes, bul then Ihere  has maybe nol been a year in the  past 70 when there has not been  a revival of Sherlock Holmes.  This one lough is being given an  extraordinary amount of hoop-la  it seems lo mc and it has been  given a much lusher production  lhan any before il and sure il  seems to me the besl there has  been done.  When you add to this Ihe  occasional series by Ngao  Marsh (Chief Inspector Roderick Alleyn and Agalha Troy)  you may begin lo wonder how  all this olde fashioned stuff is  managing to shoulder its way  in a nutshell  into today's ultra lough and  infinitely calculated North  American TV market.  Sherlock Holmes I guess we  can understand. Sherlock  Holmes I guess has pretty well  made it lo legend. My favourite  Sherlock Holmes story involves  Hassan the Assassin, Sultan of  Turkey. Al Ihe time the new  Sherlock Holmes stories were  coming out in the Strand Magazine, but at the time also the  Young Turks were marching on  Istanbul, Hassan's court had  begun lo drift away but he  remained there on his throne. A  new issue of the Strand Magazine had just come in and his  Vizier was translating the latest  Sherlock Holmes and passing it  to him page by page. And there  they found him, waiting for ihe  end of Ihe story.  Agatha Christie's current  stuart nutter  vogue is for me harder to understand.  She was known to me as a  name quite early in my life. I  was 1 would Ihink aboul six  when she did a disappearing act  and was popularly supposed to  have been kidnapped. There was  a country-wide search in all the  papers. Eventually she turned up  living quietly in a cottage on  Dartmoor.  I remember Ihis because the  first time I was taken to a theatre  was to hear my cousin sing the  Lord High Executioner in the  Mikado in London.  There is a song in there  where the executioner is about  to cut off someone's head and  he, a soft-hearted fellow really,  is trying to describe a better  country that the victim will be  going lo than he has seen before.  Francis added a line of his own:  where Agatha Christie will  never be missed.  She is certainly nol being  missed here Ihis year and lhat is  to my mind a bit of a mystery in  ilself. Why is Ihere now Ihis  popularity for Miss Marple and  her tucked away village and thai  finnicky little Belgian wilh his  little grey cells, Poirot?  The things are of course,  quite smashingly produced and  quite beautifully acted, bul Ihe  fact is lhal Ihe plots are mostly  of the most threadbare stuff, the  social relationships are of another age and Ihe whole shebang is  a package from Britain.  1 think you would have lo say  that il is Ihe mystery/detective  story basis lhal is winning Ihe  current support and this is generally held to have begun with  Edgar Allen Poe in Ihe southern  Stales with his story The Purloined Letter.  Whal we've nol got, or whal  we may have had and turned  away form, is the style of it. We  flood Ihe screens wilh 'real'  crime stories from the street and  maybe part of the reason for  Miss Marple's new popularity is  simply that we would do almost  anything lo turn away from this.  letters  Order of BC  nominations due  Nominations are now open  for Ihe Order of British  Columbia, the province's highest  award, Government Services  Minister Robin Blencoe  announced recently.  "The Order of British  Columbia is awarded annually to  12 individuals who have excelled  in any field benefitting the people of BC or elsewhere,"  Blencoe said.  "We are looking for individuals who have made remarkable  Contributions in communily service, sports, the arts, labour,  business, research and Ihe professions." By honouring British  Columbians for Iheir remarkable  contributions, wc hope lo inspire  others to achieve even greater  successes in the future, Blencoe  said.  Nominalions for ihe Order of  BC will be accepted until March  17. Recipients are selected by an  independent advisory council  headed by the Chief Justice of  BC. Nomination forms are available by writing to the Order of  British Columbia, Parliament  Building, Victoria, BC V8V 1X4  or through your local Government Agent's office.  GEORGEBAKER  Honours and Awards  Co-ordinator  Capt Vancouver  stopover clarified  Thanks to E.H. Burritt (Dec.  20) for clarifying some of the  reasons behind the misplacement  of the monument lo Capt.  George Vancouver at Chaster  Park. It's not surprising that  Edward Atlee and Burritt may  have been misled by Maj. J.S.  Matthews, former head of the  Vancouver Archives.  Matthews often voiced highly  subjective opinions about local  history and some of his unsubstantiated suppositions won  many converts.  Unlike Burritt, Capt. Vancouver did not develop his 'feel' for  Sunshine Coast topography from  the top of Mt. Elphinstone. He  systematically took remarkably  precise readings at sea level,  recorded these in his journal and  described in considerable detail  the course of his expedition.  That's why 1 published my  booklet, Warpings Along.the  ���Sunshine Goast in 1792. lt  "includes Capt. Vancouver's journal entry about his stop inside  Howe Sound (ie. in the present  Gibsons Harbour). The confirmation Burritt seeks is there. It's  also endorsed by William Kaye  Lamb, BC's preeminent living  archivist and editor of The Voyage of George Vancouver 1791-  1795.  mmm$ as mvwiots  WORKSHOP  for parents and community at Chatelech Secondary (Library)  Monday, January 24, (7-9) ��� Presenter Judy Lalonde, Alcohol & Drug  Foundation  Iofrff! Skill and awareness building workshop lhat will prow  \%mm%mmmaMa\ma.M    lliA    maa***t*a**sJA\MaaaaaSLam\\a\*aAaa\aa    Smn*   aaa\s\ma\maS*aamkaA*a\^   Mfe^U*   ma*ea*m**Aaa\a*e\Maaa\AaT    AtWmm    Ukail  nifniiMS in* opponururws *9 ���xanwtv iiiwr iiiiiumkvb on motr  child's choice to use Alcohol or Drugs  sponsored by Chatelech PAC and counselling department  He says: "It would seem lo  have been much more sensible to  spend the night at Gibsons than  lo camp out on an exposed shore  at (Chaster Park)."  With the evidence at hand, il  would be a mistake not to restore  the neglected monument and  move it to Gibsons waterfront  park.  JIM MCDOWELL  Gibsons  Spirit of  Christmas past  Santa has left the scene for  ,.lhis year, but there are memo-  tries of the Christmas past that  can't be forgotten. One of them  was the memorable time held  Dec. 8 for the severely visually  impaired persons living on our  Coasl, when the Sunshine Coast  White Cane Club hosted a  Christmas dinner. Nol lo be forgotten thanks should go to Doug  Third (who volunteers so much  of his time for us) for being  Santa.  Thank you, too, to Reg and  Lynn Dixon for providing music  and to Greg Petula who catered  the delicious turkey dinner.  Thanks also should go to those  behind-the-scenes elves, Irene  Harvey and Mary Webb. A  wonderful time was had by all.  HILDA LEE  Sunshine Coast  RETIREES 60+:  HOME EARNINGS REVERSE  MORTGAGE (B.C.) CORP.  invites you to a  FREE PUBUC SEMINAR  "How to Obtain Tax-Free  Retirement Cash From Your Home"   4)   Date: Wednesday, February 9,1994  Time: 2:00 p.m.  Place: Driftwood Inn, Sechelt   ���   To pre-register your space  or for more information:  1-800-663-1959  Lynne Nickf ord, Vice-President  HOME EARNINGS REVERSE MORTGAGE (B.C.) 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"We're not just here for the commuters, we  are here for everyone on the Coasl. We're  fighting to help all users of the feny," said  association representative Ken Erickson.  The purpose of the society, as outlined in  its constitution, is "lo work to provide commuters, frequent travellers and individual  commercial users of BC Ferries' Sunshine  Coasl route, with an efficient, safe and high  level of customer service."  "We're fighting to help all  users of the ferry'  -Ken Erickson  As well, the sociely hopes to be "Ihe catalyst for involving the Sunshine Coast citizens,  groups and local governments in advocating  improvements in ferry transportation services."  The association is also aiming to "encourage the adoption of municipal, regional and  federal policies to provide ferry service" to  Coast residents that are safe, efficient and  environmentally sound.  The association, numbering eight members  so far, was born in June 1993 when commuters were faced with BC Femes' new summer schedule, which included an extra ship on  the Nanaimo-Horseshoc Bay run. The extra  ferry berthed overnights on Sundays and  Thursdays at Ihe Queen of Cowichan's vacant  dock and was still moored there when the  Coast ferry would arrive the next morning.  A 20-minute delay would ensue, with the  Queen of Cowichan waiting off in Howe  Sound until the Nanaimo feny sailed.  The extra delays caused commuters to be  late for work in Vancouver, wilh one reputedly losing her job as a result of being late.  The society is now busy writing letters lo  the feny corporation and the provincial government ��� airing Iheir concerns and those of  other Coast residents.  Gravel pit developers request subdivision  by Darah Hansen  Between the developers, the  residents and the regional district, no one is happy with what  is or isn't going on down  Raven's Cry Road.  Developers of the Halfmoon  Bay property, David Speers and  John Hammond, met with members of the regional district's  advisory planning committee  Tuesday night in an attempt to  renegotiate terms of a requested  subdivision.  The developers want to  divide eight of the original 30  five-acre lots on the property.  Eighteen five-acre lots have  been sold.  The regional district turned  down the subdivision request in  December. Regional director for  the area, Peggy Connor, said the  planning committee felt it was  loo soon to change the lot limitations set under the official community plan.  At Tuesday's meeting, Connor upheld Ihe planning committee's earlier decision, saying the  subdivision request will be  reviewed again in five months.  Meanwhile, Hammond and  Speers say they will go ahead  John  Hammond.  Joel Johnstone  photo  with a controversial gravel pit on  the property if they do not  receive the go-ahead to subdivide.  Property owners on Ihe road  are protesting the gravel pit, cit  ing excess dust, truck traffic and  siltation into nearby park waters  as possible problems arising  from the operation.  Others have concerns the pit  will lower the value of their resi  dential properties.  Speers said he has sympathy  for property owners. He added  that, as a future resident lo the  area, he would personally prefer  not to open the pit.  "It's not like we're a bunch of  money-hungry developers, that's  the last thing we are," said  Speers.  Speers said the company is  just trying to do its job. The estimated worth of the gravel pit  operation is $2 million.  Hammond made a formal  application in October to the federal ministry in charge of issuing  the permit ��� Energy, Mines and  Resources ��� to extract 13,000  tons of gravel per year from his  2.4 hectare property on the road.  Hammond said if subdivision  were possible on the property,  the development company  would hall the process on the  mine application, reserving it for  private use.  "Twelve loads a month. It  would be insignificant," he said.  A public information meeting  for the proposed gravel mining  operation is scheduled to be held  at 7 pm Tuesday, Feb. 1 at  Cooper's Green Hall.  Recreation subcommittee approves 'option six'  by Don Anderson  One down, six to go.  That may sound like positioning of a football learn in a CFL game, but il is actually the  current status of the Tetrahedron Local  Resource Use Plan (LRUP), now entering ils  fifth year.  On Jan. 11, the Outdoor Recreation Council sub-committee approved the wilderness  sub-committee's 'option-six' proposal on condition that the integrated resource management principle for lands in the study area be  followed.  A second motion made during the meeting  recognized the need to form another sub-committee to prepare a map detailing significant  recreational attributes located on the east side  of the study area and areas not detailed in  option six. "They have basically said they  support this compromise proposal to resolve  the land use situation," said Greg Hemphill,  district manager of Ihe Sunshine Coast Forest  Service District, following the recreation subcommittee's meeting last week.  "Whal I'm hoping obviously is all seven  groups will say the same thing. I'm not only  hoping, I'm expecting they will."  Hemphill will take each recommendation  made by Ihe sub-commitlees back to the  stakeholder group for review and further discussion. The group will then make a final recommendation regarding the fate of the Tetrahedron to the provincial government.  In discussions with members of the stakeholders group, he offered to meet with the  seven sub-commitlees to address the issue of  whether or nol there is a need for protected  status of all, or a portion, of the Tetrahedron.  "In talking privately to most of the members, we're pretty close to agreement on that  issue," Hemphill said. "There isn't anything  that hasn't been discussed by these groups.  What I want lo do is pick up the pace a little  bit, especially where I think there is room for  consensus."  A decision on the fate of the 6,200-hectare  parcel of land was to have been made by the  end of 1993. Hemphill the LRUP is "in dan  ger of missing" if it does not begin to speed  up the process.  However, he added lhal the Protected Area  Strategy group is "struggling" with some of  the issues themselves and it is expected that  the deadline will be moved forward, likely to  the end of this year. But that doesn't make up  for that fact that Ihe process has been held  over for the past five years.  Hemphill said Ihe fact that the LRUP is  relying on "true consensus" and involved  numerous outside interests has made reaching  a decision a "painfully slow process."  The Recreation Sub-committee's decision  to accept Ihe wilderness sub-committee's  option-six scenario, provided that two caveats  be included in the recommendation, is a move  toward compromise.  "Strictly from a recreational point of view,  obviously no development anywhere would  be the best scenario," he said.  "They are realistic enough to know that  you have to accomodate other interests in  there."  Rate changes  for electricity users  A recent decision by the B.C. Utilities Commission has resulted in electricity rate  changes for B.C.Hydra residential and commercial customers, effective Jan. 1,  1994. The changes reflect a new way of applying the now confirmed rate increase  of 3.9 per cent, which has been in effect since April 1,1993.  In our rate application, wc proposed to move to flat rates in about eight steps. The  April 1,1993 interim increase included the first step. However, the Commission has  now ordered Hydro to flatten Residential rates in two steps and General rates in  three steps. Accordingly we arc changing our rales.  These changes will not result in any additional revenue for Hydro. The new rate  design schedule will result in decreases for some customers and increases for others,  some in excess of the bill increase cap of 5.9 per cent proposed by Hydro.  Monthly residential bill changes will range from, decreases of 5.5 per cent to  increases up to 10.1 per cent, depending upon the amount of electricity used. Commercial customers on the General Service rate could see monthly bill changes  ranging from decreases of 12.2 per cent to increases up to 9.8 per cent depending on  their electricity use.  For more information on how these changes may affect your electricity bill please  contact your B.C. Hydro Customer Service office at the telephone number indicated  on your Hydro bill.  BG hydro  Recreational interests paramount: Janyk  by Don Anderson  In supporting Ihe wilderness  sub-committee's option-six proposal wilh conditions, the recreation sub-committee has made the  first move toward gaining consensus on Ihe fate of the Tetrahedron.  "As far as I'm concerned, this  is a greal way lo start," said Barry  Janyk, chair of the recreation sub  committee, following last week's  decision. "Bul from a recreation  standpoint, I want more."  Option six designates the  Tetrahedron Bowl as an area necessary for the preservation of  wilderness and recommends lhat  access be moved further down the  Branch 500 logging road.  The proposal also slates lhat  NOW UP TO 60% OFF!  KIDS  Trail Bay Mall, SachaK  88S42S5  no further industrial operations  should be undertaken inside the .  designated area of study and that  the Local Resource Use Plan  (LRUP) committee remain in  place to ensure that effective  guidelines for management be  implemented for areas adjacent lo  wilderness.  As part of option six, Canfor.  has agreed lo manage iu forestry  chart area with "utmost sensitivity" to the nearby Tetrahedron  Plateau. George Smith, a member  of the wilderness sub-committee,  is now re-writing the proposal.  Janyk said the sub-committee  has two additional concerns ���  the proper management of the '  Tetrahedron land base and the  need to establish a management  plan for access to the area.  He would like to see recreational attributes of the area recognized and a management policy  implemented. He said there must '  be some form of sensitivity  toward the area that has been designated in the study plan,  although al the same time, the  committee can't say no to forestry  practices.  Option six will compromise  recreational interests to a point, he   '  said, bul the decision to support   '  Ihe scenario will at least help push  the process toward completion.  mtmimmmmmmimmm Coast News, January 17, 1994  news  Gibsons Sea Cavalcade committee  meets for brainstorming session  The first meeting of Ihe Sea Cavalcade Committee for 1994 was held Monday, Jan. 11.  There was much discussion aboul the formal of  Ihe cavalcade which will be held July 22 lo 24, It  was decided to use the theme Pirate Party for this  year's festivities.  Rick Saunders will be steering the ship with the  able assistance of Sandra Hughes as secretary and  Bill Graccy again keeping an eye on Ihe booty.  So far there have been no creative ideas to  equal lasl year's suggestions of a bicycle race  down School Road and off the dock, or a lug-of-  roberts creek  war between the Gibsons and Keats Island docks,  but we're ever hopeful thai some bright sparks  will come along to add hilarity to our meetings.  If you're new in town there's no belter way to  become acquainted with your community lhan  taking a part in the Sea Cavalcade.  Before it's over all the active people in the  community are involved in one way or another.  Come and join us while you can still have a say  in the planning of Ihis year's activities. For further  information our noble captain can be reached at  886-2884.  hy Katharine Trueman  885-2282  In 1991 the population of Ihe  Creek was 2,447. By 1996 our  population is projected to be  2,969. Wilh growth like Ihis, our  communily will experience a lol  of changes. Thai might explain  why Ihere is so much interest in  the Roberls Creek Official Communily Plan.  The open houses held recently were well attended by Creek  residents. The displays of Ihe  Roberls Creek area provided  people with lots of information  about their communily and the  proposed plans for the future.  Each display was accompanied  by members of Ihe working  committee and Ihe SCRD who  answered questions and commented on Ihe plans. I thought  that the sessions were well  thought out and most informative.  What's next? On Sunday,  Jan. 30 at I pm al Ihe Roberls  Creek hall the SCRD will be  holding a public hearing on the  OCP.  Plan to attend lo make your  voice heard.  Copies of the plan are available at the Roberls Creek  Library and at the SCRD offices  in Sechelt.  If you cannot make this  meeting but wish to make a representation, ybtfWi'ajf ocfwnff  writing to the SCRD. Phone  Ihem for details at 885-2261.  Acoustic Gumboot Folk  Lead effectively by Jeanelle  Moen, Ihe folk society is already  making a slarl for 1994. Ils first  event will be held Monday, Jan.  24 al 7:30 pm al the Creek hall  featuring poetic folk artist Ani  Difranco who hails from New  York.  Difranco is on a singing lour  al presenl and we are fortunate  lo have her appear in Ihe Creek.  Tickets are $13 al the Creek  Salon, Roberts Creek General  Store, Coasl Books and Scott's  Music in Sechell.  Property In the Creek  If you are interested in owning a piece of Roberts Creek  then Ihis information is for you.  Many Creekers arc entertaining  the idea of buying the property  which presently houses Ihe  salon, Bazaar Times and ihe  Gumboot Cafe.  If this became reality then  Ihis land would be owned and  operated by citizens of Roberts  george in gibsons  Workers put together the steel framework for the latest addition  to Roberts Creek School. ,       Joel Johnstone pholo  Creek. Caught your attention?  Then hurry on over lo Ihe salon  or the cafe and sign up. Walch  for further details and an information meeling on Ihis plan.  60th Birthday party  The Roberts Creek Hall will  be celebrating its 60th birthday  Ihis year. Normally when one  celebrates a birthday, a party is  in the planning. Bul that's usually for kids - but whal Ihe heck,  why not for a hall? Well here is  your chance. If you would like  lo help plan this creative event,  there will be an information  meeting on Monday, Jan. 31 al 7  pm al Ihe hall.  Scouting in the Creek  The final registration Ihis  year for either Cubs (8 lo 10  years) or Beavers (5 lo 7 years)  in Ihe Creek will lake place as  follows: Monday. Jan. 24, 5:30  lo 6 pm for Cubs; and Tuesday,  Jan. 25, 5:30 to 6 pm for  Beavers, both at Haida Site,  Camp Byng.  For further information call  Mike Talbot 885-1937, co-  chairman of Ihe Roberts Creek  group.  RCCA  The first meeting of Ihe year  for the Roberts Creek Community Association will be  Wednesday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 pm  in the hall. Special guest will be  RCMP Constable Jim MacDonald who will give a presentation  on Ihe setup of Ihe Neighbourhood Block Parent program.  With our rapidly growing population Ihis program would have  neighbour helping neighbour to  make Roberls Creek a safer  place to live.  Winter Blues Fair  The 4th annual Winter Blues  Fair is scheduled for Saturday,  Feb. 6 at the hall. Tables are  now available for rent at $20.  Book loday by phoning Jeanelle  al 885-5512.  by (ieorge Cooper  The door to door appeal to  citizens by Ihe Heart and Stroke  Foundation will take place the  lasl Iwo weeks of February.  All of our donations go lo  research and preventative programs.  Wc can remind ourselves  lhal heart disease is one of our  greatest killers. Give whal you  can, bul remember lo give to Ihe  work of reducing the incidence  of Ihis all loo prevalent disease.  One way lo give is by donating time.  For the campaign lo show  good results, canvassers and  other helpers are needed for  every neighbourhood.  To take part ;n this community service telephone Ella  Irvine 886-2636 or Agnes  Labonte at 886-7415.  The Immortal board  The one birthday dinner I'm  taking part in is this Friday, Jan.  21 in the legion hall Gibsons.  Tix at the hall or call 886-3073.  Robert Burns  When Robert Bums was 14  he wrote his first poem, inspired  by a comely lass working beside  him in the barley harvest.  The disapproving glance of  his slern father working in Ihe  nexl field slopped Robert short  of any further aclion.  Burns wrote Ihe words for  350 songs, all of ihem lo be  sung lo Scottish folk tunes.  Though new found love  inspired many of these songs,  his patriotic love of Scotland  and burning anger al the injustices done his fellow countrymen stirred him lo wrile many  another.  He was, indeed, Ihe voice of  all his fellow peasants crying  out for justice after centuries of  repression and poverty.  In his poems and songs ordinary folk hear iheir now innermost feelings expressed and  thus Burns appeals lo people  beyond his native Scotland.  Though he rebelled against  Ihe strangling hold Ihe kirk  placed upon him. Burns did  declare his belief in a supreme  being. Ihe bulwark to protect  mankind from all Ihe harms of  evil.  He could with rapier thrust  of satire reveal the hypocrisy of  many a church elder and smug  churchgoer.  Burns, loo, fell a strong  responsibility to his family, his  wife and children.  And al limes ihe kirk bell  could slir a twinge of guilt for  his amorous escapades. How  different today's widespread  attitude thai men may abandon  iheir families to pursue ihe 'do  your own thing' idea.  Robert Bums was a man who  loved Ihe companionship of his  fellows, companionship lhat  mean! bright conversation,  debate, songs; a companionship  of one kind he found in the  Masonic Lodge and of another,  quite different indeed, in Ihe  taverns.  Bums thought and wrote his  besl in Ihe vernacular of Ayrshire.  Yel he could through his  self-education and ever searching intellectual interests converse al ease wilh Ihe literati of  Edinburgh and with the gentry  in his home region.  Burns - Ihe voice of Ihe common man and a symbol of  man's striving for justice.  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Scholarship examinations for boys and girls entering  Grades 8,9,10 and 11 for the 1994-95 school year will be  written at die School on the following dates.  GRADE 8 & 9 ENTRY: February 19, 1994  GRADE 10 & 11 ENTRY: March 5,1994  The Director of Admissions will be making a presentation at the Driftwood Inn in Sechelt on Thursday,  January 20th at 7:30 p.m.  For more information, please contact  The Director ol Admissions, Mr. Phil Jarvis, at  (604) 743-6207 or bv fax (604) 743-6200  Meals on Wheels in need of volunteers  by Darah Hansen  Wanled: a large kitchen and  staff with time and energy to  prepare hot meals weekly for  communily residenls in need.  Dena Nicholby, coordinator  of volunteer programs for the  Sunshine Coasl Home Support  Sociely, is now taking applications.  Nicholby needs help to operate the community Meals on  Wheels program in (iibsons.  The program, currently serving hot meals lo up lo 19 Gibsons clients thrice weekly, has  outgrown its present facility, the  Kiwanis Village Care Home.  The care home, in combination  wilh Gussy's Dell, has struggled  to meel Ihe increasing demand  lor the food service.  Meanwhile, Nicholby. is  searching for one ideal location  fully equipped to handle the  fluctuating numbers of registering clients as required.  "What we need is a group,  restaurant or church group which  would welcome the opportunity  to take this projeci on with  us...someone who really wants  to do it," she said.  Under Ihe program, those  providing the meals are paid a  set fee. Kitchen facilities must  be health inspected and  approved for commercial use.  Meals on Wheels is primarily  a volunteer-based program  Doug Third Is one of three Meals on Wheels drivers delivering three times weekly to grateful  recipients like Mary Pellat. Joel Johnstone photo  which serves clients who are  elderly, ill or convalescing from  hospital - people who are often  unable to fully care for themselves.  The program encourages care  at home, said Nicholby.  Wilh il, "people can remain  independent, with dignity, in  Iheir homes a little longer.  "This is a really valuable  thing to become involved wilh,"  she said. "I've delivered meals  myself. Il really is a wonderful  feeling. The (clients) are so  happy to see you."  Meals on Wheels service is  also provided in Sechelt lo  approximately 29 clients courtesy of St. Mary's Hospital.  Anyone interested in providing cooking services for Meals  on Wheels in Gibsons is asked  to call Nicholby al 885-5144.  by Joyce Ostry  As soon as it's available, I'll list the new  1994 schedule of activities for the Seniors  Centre.  Community housing affordablllty  "For both renters and homeowners,  affordability is the relationship between the  cost of housing and household income. The  commonly accepted standard of affordability  is that annual housing costs not exceed 30  percent of a household's gross income.  However, affordability can vary widely and  any examination of housing affordability  should encompass a number of aspects,  including:  ��� Ownership affordability - the primary  concern is with individuals or families trying  lo purchase their first home.  Percentage of family income required to  purchase a slarter home an percentage of  renters able to purchase a home in a particular community are useful measures lo apply  to this group.  Future affordability must also be considered.  ll is affected by such factors as the community's rale of growth and the ability of the  local residential developmeni markei to keep  pace, the anticipated growth in population of  the first-time buyer age group, mortgage,  interest rales, household income levels and  job security.  ��� Rental affordability - renlal affordability  is increasingly difficult for many British  Columbians.  While some people renl for lifestyle reasons or temporarily (eg, while building a  home) most have lower or less stable  incomes than homeowners and many spend  more tan 30 percent of their gross income for  suitable housing.  Therefore, less income is available to  save for purchase of a dwelling.  New week's column will cover the problems of housing for those with special needs.  Match the Coast News Staff with their baby pictures and  you could  Q  %  p  .!>  *��  ������  . ���*"���  i GaryHebert  F Carol Blahey K Annie MacTavish  w  Yes, we've upped the ante  from $100 to $150, AND  we're supplying some of the  answers to get you started.  This time we'll award the  prize to the entry that  comes closest.  Good luck  D Susan  Connor  I Beverly Shipley  N  Anar Kanji  E AnneThomsen  Jet) Shupp  One entry per person please. The first closest entry  drawn will win $150.00. Deadline for entry Is noon,  January 27,1994. Winner announced January 31.  M  4.,  5..  6.  7.   8.   1.  2.  3.  Name:   Address:  Send your entry to:  The Coast News, Box 460 Gibsons, B.C. VON 1V0  or drop by the Gibsons or Sechelt office.  10.     13.   11.     14.   D  12   I        15.   F  Phone H   <��� ** ���-'.- j-  Jaatm  m_^fam^  maaMmatktWa\WasmaWaMaat community  davis bay news  by Jo-Anne Sheanh, 885-3629  The potluck dinner last Sunday nighl was  another smashing success with over 50 people  in attendance. The meal was a delicious variety of culinary offerings wilh everything frum  pickled herring to wonton soup and decadent  desserts - a gourmet's delight!  The highlight of the evening was the 1993  Citizen of the Year award presentation to Jim  Smith, president of Ihe association in recognition of his selfless efforts in the community.  Jim, visibly surprised at the honour was at a  loss for words for a minute, but regained his  composure and graciously accepted the  award. Congratulations Jim.  The nominating committee wishes to thank  all those who voted for Iheir candidate of  choice; those who look time to write letters in  support of Iheir favourite; the executive and  membership who deemed it worthwhile to  sechelt scenario  have a Citizen of the Year award; and lastly,  special lhanks lo Wayne and Susan, the new  proprietors of the Peninsula Market for allowing us to keep the nominations box in the  slore.  Hard to bear  It is a little disquieting to hear lhal the  Lions Club is talking of moving the Polar  Bear Swim out of Davis Bay next year. It  originated here some years back when only a  handful of hardy neighbourhood people decided to celebrate New Year's Day by taking the  frigid dip, then going home to a hot toddy and  a bowl of steaming clam chowder. 1 doubl that  Sechelt would attract the numbers we do as  they lack the wharf that affords such a great  view of the goings-on. Perhaps the people in  Davis Bay will have to go back to Ihe original  concept of just a few neighbours having fun.  Our weather continues to stay fairly mild  bul stormy with exceedingly high tides lashing the shoreline. On most days, the seagulls  are quequed up along the railings of the wharf  like little toy soldiers all in a line. We are so  lucky lo be able to observe, firsthand, the  wonders of nature from Ihe changing sea lo  Ihe habits of the birds.  Now that Ihe holidays are over, you may  have lime lo read lhal new book you got for  Christmas. It could be one of Ihe newer books  currently being offered. Pierre Trudeau's  Memoirs, The Downing Street Years by Margaret Thatcher, Stranger Music by Leonard  Cohen or The Hidden Life of Dot's by Elizabeth Thomas. For Ihe fiction reader, there is  the Stone Diaries by Carol Shields, The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood, Across the  Bridge by Mavis Gallant and The Black Bonspiel of Willie MacCiinimon by one of Canada's favourite authors, W.D. Mitchell.  by Deanna Lueder, 885-7365  The mild weather continues  along the Coast and we can  afford to be a bit smug as we see  the continuing frigid temperatures across the prairies and  down east.  While we may be somewhat  mildewed and damp it surely  beats being frostbitten in frozen  cars trying to inch along miles of  black ice. It's mild enough to go  for long walks, in suitable rain  gear of course, and poke along  our many shorelines. Flowering  bulbs are pushing up in our gardens so spring must be on its  way.  There are lots of indoor activities too to get us through the  really rainy days. The Friends of  the Sechelt Library are holding a  big book sale at the Trail Bay  Mall on Saturday, Jan. 22 from I  to 4 pm. This is a fundraiser  towards the construction of our  new library.  There will be books for  eveiyone from two years onward  and for every interest. Books are  recycled ad in very good condilion so be sure to stop by,  browse at your leisure and support your local library.  The annual general meeting  of the Friends of the Sechelt  Library will be on Jan. 26 at 7:30  pm at Ihe library.  All members are urged lo  attend. To become a member just  slop by Ihe library and register.  Annual membership fees are  only $3.  The Suncoast Writers Forge  annual writing contest has a  deadline for submissions of Feb.  16 and the word limit is 1,200,  not 1,500 as I previously men-  Rick Reid pounds the dirt as new sewage mains are being joined  at Sechelt's Cowrie Street and Trail Avenue.   Joel Johnstone photo  tioned. Submissions can be  mailed lo the Forge, Box 2154,  Sechelt. BC VON 3A0. The entry  fee is $5 per entry for non-members and $2 for members. Information sheets will soon be available at local bookstores and at  the library.  Also watch for posters on the  Writers Forge upcoming workshop on manuscript preparation  on Feb. 5 at Rockwood Centre. Il  will be presented by successful  author Judy Gill, who has had  more lhan 30 novels published  and is an expert in this area.  If you haven's received the  brochure of courses available  Ihrough the Department of Continuing Education, drop in at  their office located in the Sechelt  Indian Band complex or call  Verne Wishlove at 885-2991.  There is an amazing variety of  courses available. Course prices  are reasonable and some are free  so be sure to check il oul.  The Healing Arts Fair is coming up at Rockwood Centre on  Jan. 29 from 10 am to 4 pm. This  is an exhibition of alternative  healing practises, remedies and  health care methods available on  the Sunshine Coast.  It was a big success last year  with exhibitions ranging from  health foods to reflexology and  acupuncture. Alternative health  experts will be there and ready to  answer your questions and  demonstrate their specialties.  Admission is $3.  If you are a constant caregiver lo a member of your family al  home you will need a break  occasionally. Other family members are not always available to  help you out but there is help in  the community. The Sunshine  Coast Home Support Society  offers respite services so you can  have that time you need.  They have daily adulfday  care programs at Kirkland Centre and if needed, overnight care  in youf home.  This is largely funded by the  Ministry of Health and services  can be purchased privately as  well. Call the Home Support  Society at 885-5144 for information and details.  Coast News, January 17,1994  ���wrWvCfwW  NEW?  On the Coait  Baby  Brim er bride to be  Have we visited YOU yet?  We have Gifts to welcome you.  CALL USi  Sechell Gibsons for Babies   Ruth 385-5847    Carole 886-3682    Midge 888-3380  4>2-4- 1  PIZZA DIAL 886-4241     4-2-4>l  PIZZA DIAL  Good Deal Meals  are Back'  $C99*  Ilui  Shrimp Fetluccini  Baked Lasagna  Chicken Fingers  $     ^*     New York Caesar  g $fcf Chicken Caesar  ^?*      ft    Baked Spaghetti  Your choice,any of these meals for one great price.  'Monday - Thiirultiy .Jan. 17 - 201 -i. 'J PM ��� Dine in only.  $OTURM&f&S  Duke Street Recording Artist  DON ROSS  "One of the most amazing  acoustic guitarists  on the planet"  community services  by Dianne Evans  Action plans arising from the  Healthy Communities forum  held in the Spring 1993, are  moving forward thanks to funding which has enabled the  Healthy Communities steering  committee lo hire a pari time  coordinator for 12 months.  Funding has come from the  SCRD and the ministry of  heallh as well as School District  46 and the municipalities.  In the spring forum seven  issues were identified as important to Ihe health of the Sunshine Coasl - developmeni of a  community vision for the Sunshine Coasl; coast-wide planning for development; support  for multi-cultural activities;  establishing of a Big Brothers-  Big Sisters group; building a  bike path and recreation facility:  coordination of heallh care and  the formation of a Heallh Care  Going Away  on Vacation?  Your Secret's  Safe With Us.  Lent jrawam it hoar wMiw.  M/AatmilO*c  Mall Ckarkw and FonnwHnf  tadoortalaedYanlMafcimaiKe  atsssmt Home Check or lire* Stnrte  CAI1SHAPON 885-2228  fututHMU-UM*  BONDED LICENSED INSURED  BMnatweCoeitToCceet  council; coordination of projects  concerning waste management,  green and recreation spaces.  April Struthers, a Sunshine  Coast resident since 1977 and a  human relations  consultant/trainer wilh an international privale practice, has  been working since late September to carry on the process  begun at the forum.  "I've been working with  groups concerned wilh these  issues to help sel goals and lo  set up lines of communication  wilh local government and with  other groups," Struthers  explained.  "Al Ihe forum people were  clear lhal Ihey wanted to work  under the principles of community development.  That includes using good  human relations lo communicate, resolve conflict and lo  solve problems."  Struthers will provide facilitation and consultation lo a wide  variety of community groups  concerned with these issues, as  well as training in various topics. Results of the groups' work  will be shown at mall displays  this monlh and a larger event is  planned for the spring.  "There is a lot to do,"  Struthers continued. "I have  been gelling out into the workplace to tell people about  Healthy Communities and later  this year we will start doing  some work to help develop  communily leadership so lhat  the issues can be kept alive at  the end of this phase."  If you have comments about  how you think we can make our  community healthier or want  more information you may contact April by leaving a message  al Ihe SCRD 885-2611 or at  Communily Services 885-5881.  Announcing  FOUR WINDS  MASSAGE THERAPY  Brenda Wilkinson  Registered Masssage Therapist  Member of Massage Therapist's Assoc,  of B.C. since 1984        gg^^  (by appointment only  limited practise)  GOT A NEWS STORY?  Call us at 886-2622 or 885-3930!  Notice Board $  Ongoing events must be updated monthly  We reserve the right to edit submissions for brevity  All submissions should refer to non-profit events  of genuine community interest  Items will be listed three weeks prior to the event.  nt****  MONDAY, JANUARY 17  Canadian Cancar Soclaty, Sunshine  Coast Unit, regular monthly meeting, 1  pm, Regional Board office, Royal terrace,  Sechelt. AH welcome.  E.C.E.B.C. meeting, 7 pm. Jack & Jill  Pre-School, Harmony Lane, Qibsons.  Qlbaona Landing Marehanta  Aain meeting, 7:30 pm, Harbour Cafe.  All non-member Landing merchants  welcome.  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19  Shorncliffe Auxiliary regular monthly  meeting, 1:30 pm, Shorncliffe boardroom.  New members welcome.  THURSDAY, JANUARY 20  Amntaty International regular meeting,  7:30 pm, 5757 Mermaid St., Sechelt.  Video about Guatemalan refugees  returning to their homeland will be shown  Into: 885-6000.885-3221  B.C. Schizophrenia Society. Sunshine  Coast Branch lunch meeting, 1 30 pm,  Seaview Gardens Restaurant. Qibsons  All welcome  SATURDAY, JANUARY 22  Frlanda of the Stchelt Public Library  giant BOOK SALE, 9 am-4 pm. Trail Bay  Mall. All proceeds to the Sechelt Public  Library.  Cakt and Coffee Houaa, 7:30*11 pm,  Rockwood Centre "Artspace." Featuring  local entertainers  S.C. Woman's Raaource Society  annual general meeting, Wilson Creek  Hall, Davis Bay Rd  Meeting: 3 pm,  potluck supper: 5 pm, entertainment 6:30  pm. Child care available: call 885-4088  Come celebrate funding tor the Women's  Centre  Sunahine  Coaat   Qulltara  Qulld  Resource Day, 9 am, Sl John's United  Church, Davis Bay  MONDAY, JANUARY 24  Canadian Federation of University  Women meeting, 11:30 am, St John's,  Davis Bay. President of the BC chapter,  Phyllis Scott, will address the group. Light  lunch will be served. Into: 885-3315.  Drug & Alcohol Prevention Workshop,  "Parents as Preventers" Sponsored by  Chatelech Counselling Dept. Parents A  Interested community members are  welcome 7-9 pm, Chatelech Secondary  School library  WEONESDAY, JANUARY 26  Frlanda of the Sechelt Public Library  Annual general Meeting, 7:30 pm,  Sechelt Public Library All members are  urged to attend. Bring a deck chair.  THURSDAY, JANUARY 27  Sechelt A District Chamber of  Commerce annual general meeting &  election of officers, wharf Restaurant,  Davis Bay. 6 pm. Buffet dinner $20.  Please call 885-3100 to reserve.  SATURDAY, JANUARY 29  Healing Arte Fair, 10 am-4 pm,  Rockwood Centre.  Rockwood Centre Cake A Coffee  House returns, 7:30 pm. Performers: Rob  Marion, Larry Wahl. Straight From the  Kitchen. All ages welcome. Admission $4  Qibsons Ssa Cavalcade  Committee meeting. 7:30 pm, Marine  Room, below the Public Library. All  welcome. This year's Cavalcade runs  from July 22-24 with the theme Pirate  Party If you're new, here's a chance to  get to know your community Info: 886-  2884  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 6  Winter Bluea Fair. Roberts Creek Hall,  10 am-3 pm Adults $1, children free.  Clowns, entertainment, crafts, etc. Info:  885-5612  MISCELLANEOUS  Child Health Clinics (Qibsons) January  IB & 25 with an extra CHC on January  17; (Sechelt) January  19 & 26; (Pender  Harbour) January 20  Tuberculin Skin Testing A Travellers  Clinic: (Gibsons Health Unit) January 17,  24 & 31 and Travellers Clinic only on  January 20 & 27; (Sechelt Health Unit)  January 17, 24 & 31 and January 19 &  26.  Prenatal Classss: (Qibsons Health Unit)  Late Class Series - February 15, 22 6  March i (Sechelt Health Unit) Early  Prenatal Class February 22;. All above  Prenatal Classes are from 7 to 9 pm  Please register early as classes fill up  quickly To register: (Gibsons) 686-5600),  (Sechelt) 885-5164.  Elphlnatone Pioneer Museum. 716  Winn Rd , across from Post Office,  Gibsons Displays are constantly  changing. Wheelchair accessible. For  hours of opening or to book a tour: 886  8232  Parent-Tot Drop-In for parents with children up to 5 9:30-11:30 am at the following locations: Gibsons United Church Hall  (Mon , Tues, Wed , Fri.); Sechelt St  Hilda's Church Hall (Tues), Wilson Creek  Community Hall (Thurs). Info:  Community Services, 885-5881  Sexually Transmitted Dlseass Clinic:  (HIV Information, counselling and test  ing) Phone for appointment in Qibsons  "6-5600. Sechelt 885-5164  Single i Pregnant? Call the Health Unit  ���886-5600.  Hospital Tour phone St. Mary's Hospital  switchboard, 865-2224.  Parent A Baby Drop-In gives parents an  opportunity to meet other parents snd  discuss common concerns. The group  gathers every Tuesday from 1:15 to 330  pm at 494 S. Fletcher, Gibsons and In  Sechelt at 5571 Inlet on Wednesdays  from 1-3:30 pm.  School Entry Booster Clinics: A booster dose ot diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis Is Important for children entering  school. Gibsons clinics - 886-5600;  Sechell clinics - 885-5164  Sunshine Coast Brosstfeedlng  Mothers' Oroup mothers' meetings,  1994 (meetings begin at 10 am). Feb 7:  Baby Arrives. The Family and the Breast-  Fed Baby Info: Laurie. 886-7900 or  Roxanne, 880-3230  MONDAYS  Recovery Inc. offers a self-help method  to overcome the negative feelings lhat  come from fear, anger, depression end  constant anxiety 7-9 pm, Gibsons United  Church Hall Call 886-8028 05  Sunshine Coast Splnntrs 4 Weavers  Guild meets 1st Monday of each month,  Sept Ihrough June, St John's United  Church, Davis Bay For more into Lynn  Pakulak. 885-7355.  TUESDAYS  "Living With Cancer" Support Group  meets every other Tuesday, Kirkland  Centre, Davis Bay, 1 pm. Info 885 5861  or 866-8369.  WEDNESDAYS  Breakaway Parenta Support  Group meeting. 7:30 pm, Gibsons United  Church Fellowship Room, lasl 3  Wednesdays of January Please come &  share!  THURSDAYS  3C's Wslght Loss Support Qroup  meets afternoons 12:30-2 30pm, call 886-  2692, and evenings 6:30-8 00pm, call  886-7159, at the United Church.  Glassford Rd, Gibsons.  Birth Control Clinic, Coast Garibaldi  Health Unit, 494 S. Fletcher, 7-9 pm  Confidential service - everyone welcome  No appointment needed Into 885-7770  FRIOAYS  Breast Self-Exam Clinic: First Friday ot  each month, 7:30-9 pm, Gibsons Health  Unit  ������  ���MM ^^^WW4  *m*a***MBa*Amm  *m*mm  ���em  10  Coast News, January 17, 1994  DR. VINEYARD CHOYd.md  is pleased to extend his office hours  Monday and Tuesday  11 a.m. - 7 p.m.  ttb SEAVIEW PLACE, GIBSONS  "\        APPOINTMENTS: 886-7830        /f  faaU^tHtat'ci  jMABINA.  TOTAL SHOPPING  7 DAYS A WEEK  All Chevron Products  883-2253  883-9551  HOME HARDWARE  BUILDING CENTRE  To advertise in the  Pender Harbour  Directoty call Janice  8853930  HARBOUR  BOATTOPS  883-2929  Tops, Tur/w & Covers  Upholstery & Repairs  MADEIRA  MARINA  BB3-2ZG6  RECREATION  Pender Harbour  Golf Course  Visitor* Webcome  1 /a Milk Nomtm or garden bat Ro.  HWY. lOI 883-954 1  Prater Harbour. B.C 883-2630  LIVE BAIT ��� TACKLE 8HOP  CONVENIENCE STORE  Pemfcr Harbour* ONLY  Full Line Sporting Good* Store  Frencie Peninsula Piece  Comer of Sunshine Coeet Hwy. ���  Frencie Penlneule Rd. 883-2763  CONTRACTING  MOBILE HOMES  NEW AND USED  INSTANT HOUSING  883-9338 OR 580-4321  CALL COLLECT  ft6oPIH6   DINING  jS  em  Tar & Gravel, Shake*, Shingle*,  Metal Roof*, Torch On, Durold*  LOWINGS  WELDING LTO.  Garden Bay 883-9122  Fabrication ��� Welding  Sandblasting  Aluminum ��� Stainless Steel  Ray Hansen Trucking  & Contracting  Grovel, Clearing  Septic Systems  883-9222  SERVICES  LAWYER  883-9525  Pender Harbour  Realty  883-9525  FAX:883-9524  Michael C.Crowe  lUrrtKer ��� Solicitor  Notary Public  Pcmler Harbour legal Sen tees  1IIPA IMdn hit M. Maddn Pak  88W875  community  halfmoon happenings  by Ruth Forrester, 885-2418  Have received some statistics from Don  and Joanne Martin who are Ihe caretakers at  Cooper's Green and who keep track of Ihe  numbers of people and boats which use the  facilities. More than 5,000 boats used Ihe  launching ramp in both 1992 and 199.1 and  over 13,000 people visited Ihe park in both  Ihose years. Jusl under 1,500 divers look lo  Ihe waters at the Green in 1993, an increase of  about 500 over 1992. Since 1991 the number  of boats almost doubled as did the number of  divers.  ll is interesting lo note how very much Ihis  link' park is enjoyed and how fortunate for  everyone that the regional district look il over  for Ihe public's use.  Local singer on telly  Last December Anne Konopasek of  Redrooffs auditioned for a spot in the Variety  Club Telethon due to lake place on leb 5 and  6. She was thrilled and excited to receive  word Ihis week that she has been accepted  and will sing Ihree numbers on the show. Al  Ihe moment Ihere is no word as to Ihe lime  she will be on, bul as soon as Ihis is known I  shall pass it on in a future column.  Anne is just 14 years old and is one of the  young ladies who entertained so beautifully al  Ihe Welcome Beach Christmas dinner together with Carleen Rudland. They also performed at the Light Ihe Lights at Rockwood  and have become well known for their joy of  singing. It was Nikki Weber who started them  singing when they were jusl little girls and it  is good to see that Ihey are still loving making  music for us all lo share. Congratulations lo  Anne - we will watch out for her appearance  in February.  Continuing Ed  When we returned from our Christmas  holiday there was lots of mail to go through,  among which was ihe Capilano College publication of courses available right here in  Sechell. There is something there for absolutely everyone. It is well worth while to have  a look at il lo see which one would meet your  ends.  From Ronnie  Received word from former Halfmoon  Bay resident Ronnie Dunn who now lives in  Scotland and who left behind many friends on  the Sunshine Coast. For months prior to  Christmas Ronnie's lime was almost completely taken up directing Ihe pantomime in  Lanark, the show was a great success and she  is thankful that it is all over.  She mentioned having spent an enjoyable  day with Fran Burnside catching up wilh all  Ihe news. Ronnie is very happy back in Scotland where she is close to family and grandchildren.  For Ihose who have asked me aboul Mary  Shannon's address now lhat she has been  moved to the mainland, she is at Beacon Hill  Lodge, 525 Clyde Avenue, West Vancouver,  V7T 1C4. We managed to gel in to see her  when we got back and found her lo be really  homesick for Ihe Sunshine Coasl and all her  friends.  Any news?  Now that I am back in action again Ihere is  a real need lo hear from our readers aboul  anything you would like lo have mentioned in  this column. How about letting me know of  who is in hospital, or if you have a new baby  bom in the area, or if there are any upcoming  events or meetings of your organization.  Beaver Scout  Andrew  Sutherland  (left), Beaver  leader BUI  Sutherland  (centre), and  Scout Mike  Ford load up  some of the  thousands of  bottles and  cans collected  Saturday in  the Pender  Harbour  Scouts bottle  drive.  Roxanne  Gregory photo  harbour highlights  by Frank Roosen, 883-2920  The Pender Harbour Lions  second annual Hard Times  dance will be held this Saturday,  Jan. 22 at the Lions Park from 8  pm to 1 am. The costume prizes  will be a gathering of most  worn, unique, original, oldest,  worst fitting, most daring, elc.  Great fun, a beauliful hall  and old limes music wilh the  Great Danes and the Dutch will  await you all for the small fee of  $15 per couple prepaid - or $10  each at the door. All proceeds  will go lo designated communily projects.  To top it off there will be a  midnight buffet. This is the best  bargain of the year and a barrel  of fun.  Tickets available at the Oak  Tree Market or by phoning 883-  2920.  Health Centre auxiliary  The winners for the December draw were Art Alexander, J.  Gordon and June Peterson. The  prizes were generously donated  by Joyce Clay, Chuck Williams  and AC Building Supplies.  Thank you.  The kids free monthly draw  was won by Hannah Stark. This  draw is free to all from ages  zero to 13 and each lime you  visit the health centre you gel a  ticket, patient or not, as long as  you are accompanied by a  responsible adult. And how does  Ihe heallh centre auxiliary do all  this?  In steps the:  Bargain Barn  It is scheduled to re-open for  ils regular Thursday and Saturday from 1 to 3:30 pm on Jan.  20. All proceeds from Ihis organization go mainly to the health  clinic wilh surplus goods sent lo  various charitable organizations.  In 1993 this amounted to 125  boxes of mixed supplies. I  would say that's quite impressive.  For the moment, that's until  about mid-March; Ihey are over-  slocked on clothing, so please  hang on and wear them a few  times more. No, not to Ihe Hard  Times dance, because if they're  any good lo Ihe Bargain Barn  Ihey will not qualify for prizes  al ihe Hard Times. They tell me  ihey have all kinds of boxes  with rags, all cut up, ready for  you monkey-wrenchers out  Ihere.  So come on out and gel some  good cleaning rags so your customers can wipe the grease off  their hands after you've shown  them what needs fixing on their  vehicle, instead of sending Ihem  to Ihe bathroom where the paper  dispenser ran oul about this lime  yesterday.  Of course you realize thai all  this takes a lot of man...oops, I  darn near did il again, I have lo  write people power, but what I  really mean is woman power  (after all that's who is running  it).  They are in desperate need of  Ihis power, in other words volunteers, and if any of you can  help out wilh your time to help  this worthwhile communily  organization, please call Muriel  "Psst - Coast News  'Intro Ads' are coming...  and they're free!"  Watch  for our  &  January  Specials  jTLAlUfi  VARIETY I      FOODS  Through Coast News personal classifieds, "Intro Ads"  you could meet a new step-dancing partner, a date  for coffee, or a fourth for bridge!  And until January 27, these ads are free! Call 886-2622  or 885-3930 to place your free "Intro Ad".  Maximum 20 words. 20�� per word thereafter.  ��  NATUREWORKS "SKM^ **"  Nutrition Centre Inc.  JgJKftl  r^  B@ete|K&��wB  Professional Carpet,  Upholstery &  Bare floor Cleaning  Scotchgardlng  Dependable Service' to the  Entire Coast for over  11 years  ( 885-5011)  Cameron al 883-2609.  GRIPS  The garbage recycling in  Pender Society will be holding  its annual general meeting on  Wednesday, Feb. 2 al 7:30 pm  in Ihe PH Secondary School. AS  Ihis meeting will elect and direct  the way this society will e  going, it is very important thai  all of you who are interested in  the way we dispose of our  garbage and how a portion of il  can be recycled and al what  cost/gain, should be there.  They are open on Friday,  Saturday and Sundays from 10  am to i pm at the bottom of  Misery Mile, a stone throw  away from Malispina Bed and  Breakfast and close to the  Swanson Concrete plant, but I  have been assured that this info  is for location only. Department  of Highways being the only  ones insisting it be called Suicide Corner.  At the moment they can take  the following items: cans, clear  and brown glass (no green),  plastic milk jugs, cardboard,  magazines, phone books and  papers. This could save most of  you a few trips on the muddy  Dump Road.  Piano classes  Who said the people of Pender Harbour are and I  quote"uncouth". We now have  a piano teacher, named Luci,  who will be leaching this instrument at the PH Music Society  School.  All ages, all sizes, all styles,  classical to pop. She has already  started wilh four students. If  interested give her a call al 886-  0281.  Continuing Education  Again there are quite a few  classes held here in ihe Harbour  of which I'll just name a few.  Art course by Lyall Nanson;  You and Thought by Stephen  Garrett; and All about Wills by  Mike Rowe.  A full list and further info  can be had from Continuing  Education at 885-2991.  Stop the press  Annual general meeting and  election of officers of the PH  Community Centre will be held  this Sunday, Jan. 23 at 2 pm al  the community hall. New members are needed here too so  come on out and voice your  opinion.  The Heallh Centre auxiliary  welcomes new members lo their  meeling on Jan. 24 al 2 pm at  Ihe legion. Bring your own mug.  # 0 v * *t .��� .  ���y **-  ar a* af*\* ���** _���? < * * * ��* ** -f * ;  ��� ,-.������� -m - -- m^*9j*mti  Mm^**mt^aMaamaSamtmmmmm,  mmm community  Coast News, January 17, 1994  ;MA<US  11  Willow is an eleven year old spayed female, one of many animals at the SPCA on Henry Road in  need of a home. Call 886-CARE.  SPCA  barking  for funds  The Sunshine Coasl SPCA  has put in an early request for  funding from local governments.  The organization is looking  for $2,000 lo $3,000 in granls  from the Dislricl of Sechell and  the Town of Gibsons to offset  the increasing costs of providing  shelter and services for the  countless animals it handles.  SPCA president Bernard  McGrath has written a letter to  Sechell council requesting  administrators allocate some  form of funding toward Ihe  organization from their 1994  budgets.  The organization depends  entirely on donations and the  $10 membership fee lo cover ils  operation costs.  A spaying and neutering fee  is charged to owners of stray  dogs that have not been fixed,  and that money goes directly  into a fund to pay for any veterinary services.  The organization currently  employs one full-time and one  part-lime attendant, while relying on a strong volunteer component. The shelter houses six  to eight dogs at one time on  average, but can have as many  as 16 at peak times.  ���^i:x\i:l(s  DOG OBEDIENCE  CLASSES $60  Hundreds trained since 1980  REGISTER NOW ��� 886-8568  C# "Thank You"  for your continued support!  HELP THE  Donations    886-2488 or Box 598  egmont news  by Maureen Parrott, 883-2434  One of the friendliest people in Egmont  passed away January 11 - Esther Fallowfield  died suddenly of an aneurysm Tuesday morning. She woke up wilh what felt like indigestion and her husband Ken drove her down to  the health centre. There was no pain, she  walked into the doctor's office, lay down on  Ihe table and abruptly died.  At her memorial service in Egmonl Saturday, children and friends gathered to pay their  respects and share memories.  Esther was known fondly as Mom to lots  of Egmont people because of her hospitality  to anyone in need.  She and Ken took in many who found  themselves temporarily homeless.  Her smile cheered visitors to Egmont  Thrift Store, where she often volunteered. She  came to Egmont teas, dinners and other community functions. At the Backeddy her green  thumb raised flowers in all Ihe planters.  Slan Jerema rode to Sechelt in style the  next morning. Neighbours wakened by the  ambulance siren will be glad to know he is in  satisfactory condition at St. Mary's Hospital  recovering from an ulcer attack.  Welcome  A warm welcome to Lela Griffith, just  returned from her daughter's home on Vancouver Island. She looks great - as usual - and  will soon be seen again at Egmont teas and  bake sales.  Denny Bohmer enjoyed a visit from his  brother Billy form Whitehorse and his wife  and young children. Billy and Debra, who  spent Christmas with her family in Manitoba,  got off the plane in Vancouver saying "Boy,  is it ever warm."  mm  "top 20" realty  QIBSONS PARK PIAM- PHONE M6-M70-VANCOLNERUNE.WZ 7MS-FAX  BH-37KI  Here We Grow Again!  RE/MAX "Top 20" Realty is pleased to welcome  Tom Turner to its growing team of Professional Realtors.  ��� 8 years in real estate  on the Sunshine Coast  ��� Energy, experience  and enthusiasm  ��� Prompt &  professional service  ��� Considering selling or  purchasing?  Call Tom at  886-2670 (24 hrs.)  Tom Turner  Chances are we're going to sell your home.  Why not call us first?  886-2670 Van. toll free 682-7392  GOT A NEWS STORY?  Call us at 886-2622 or 885-3930!  Coast job club offers retraining  The job search has suddenly  been made somewhat easier on  the Sunshine Coast wilh the  addition of the Job Finding Club.  Sponsored by the Sunshine  Coasl Canada Employment Centre, the club is open lo all recipients of unemployment insurance,  income assistance and active  employment seekers who have  somehow failed in their quest.  "It's an active job search so  you don't wail for Ihe job to  come to you," said Carol Gregson, program manager at Ihe  Suncoast Vocational Training  Program in Sechell.  The Ihree-week program  begins at 9 p.m. Monday, (Jan.  17) at Ihe Seniors' Hall. Participants are led Ihrough step-by-  step instruction, starting with  determining exactly what kind of  position they are interested in  applying for.  "They have to come to us  with a clear idea of what job  they want," Gregson said.  From ihere, the strategy team  of trained job search specialists  attempts to design a resume  around the clients' job needs,  and prepares covering letters  valuable in the mail-out or presentation to employers.  Once lhat is completed, the  potential employees are taught  how lo markei themselves effectively for the position they have  targeted.  Clients are encouraged to  make call-backs to employers  and lo prepare a script detailing  essential information for their  personal presentation.  Gregson said Ihe script is an  important asset in preparing  clients for handling short nolice  call-backs from potential  employers.  The club also offers the benefit of networking with other participants and keeping the job  search momentum up.  The club operated last January and February and has  assisted in placing more lhan 80  per cent of its participants.  A two-day session is also  offered for job seekers interested  in finding out more about the  makeup of the three-week session.  Qcictus jjrlowei*  FINAL     CLEAR A  N  C  E  all winter fashions  s I I i < I I i>  k HATS & ACCESSORIES  TRAIL��BAY��MALL  advertising  deadline  February 28  H  M     A     G     A     Z     I     N  For explorers of the Sunshine Coast  ��� 1994 edition ���  (Formerly Soundings Magazine)  Call or fax the Glassford Press offices  to reserve space or for rates:  Gibsons: 886-2622, FAX: 886-7725  OTB Sechelt: 885-3930, FAX: 885-3954  . *��  :>1 W������V��i  *************  12 Coast News, January 17, 1994  ��� vn  MSBZHSBM  ,   "e are just a re  ou;il find in store tor you  |  jfa Heritage ^abket  "J1 �� ��, Saturday 96   ��ir��^Bakery 885-9823  QUALITY BRANDS YOU CAN TRUST  MJB regular, line, extra tine, decal  Ground Coffee  300 g  1  88  No Name  Pink Salmon  213 g  Sun Picked  Peach Halves  796 ml...  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Software  each program   Facelle Royale mansize  Facial Tissues  SO'S   Nalley's  Pretzel Twists  225 g   Original  Brew Nuts  325 g   Juicetul  Candies  227 g   Nellson's assorted  Chocolates  175 g :   Sensations  Cat Food  400 g   Spray Cleaner  Kitchen Foam  400 g   238  J98  288  ]88  298  228  g26  ]28  l18  318  238  ]48  .78  268  pledge  Furniture Polish  350 g ���  Wizard spray  Room Mist  185 ml   Wizard rug ft room  Deodorizer  480 g   WD40  Spray Lube  170 g   lander's yellow  Bar Soaps  3x85 g   WIN A CLOTHES  DRYER* AT OUR  STORE, FROM  PROCTER & GAMBLE  AND CLAYTON'S  HERITAGE MARKET  Ultra Tide powder  Laundry Detergent  6L   laundry Detergent  Liquid Tide  700 ml   988  288  Fabric softening dryer sheets  Ultra Bounce ft88  50 s  'valued al 5432/Detalls In store.  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B.C. #1 fancy  ���SBS**1   ���59*  its* '������ , t'j.t *ai*,*> >    : I  Muffin Bread 149  454 g  X  Sausage Rolls Q89  Frozen Dough 963  pkg of 3  ������  Apple Strudel WI  Platina Flat Bread       279  Flax & Herb Bread      183  454 g  X  Blue Bonnet  Margarine 028  1.36 kg  A  Meddo Belle grated  Parmesan 078  250 g  A  Armstrong spreadable  Cream Cheese 188  250 g  X  PiAata 4 varieties  Burritos SQ  with ISC coupon, each %%3%F  Schneider's soil  Margarine 918  Claytons'  Mozzarella 9f|% off  random cuts  mt\M  111  DAIRY  eeemem  -teMM  0ttMMaaM| Coast News, January 17,1994  13  COSMETICS  & FRAGRANCES  III  TRAIL BAY  MALL  SECHELT  Marcelle Lipstick  with f����g nail enamel   Marcelle Hypo-Allergenic  Cleansing Cream  240 ml; reg. 12.95   Prestige Padded Hangers  assorted florals; 2's; reg. 5.99   Sassaby  Cosmetic Organizer sale $0*A��8  keep your cosmetics all in one neat carry-all; reg. 31.99     mmWa^^Le  Make-up Brush Set sale $ 4 A9g  4 brushes in a jar; reg. 15.49         I   \m  Revlon Tweezers sale $059  assorted types; reg. 4.50  %aW  All Revlon  only $��75  sale $4 Q45  sale $Q98  TRAIL BAY  MALL  SECHELT  January 17-22  "nail care" products  Cutex Nail Enamel  reg! 2.69   sale $OQQ off  2  rag. price  2  Suitcases  set of 3; reg. 8999  Sale $018 "Guess" Eau de Toilette Sale $  Travelling?  sale $7088  00  50 ml; reg. 45.00..  29  Ckack cut cm new Si imp*eimd qifitwavc display fa* "OaUnlincs Day!  UdSlttH ^'lAM    hand-crafted quality carvings - pastel colouring - assorted  designs - "the ideal gift for those dear to you." Sale *J^^% Off  ftt9y\mw reg. price  After Eight mint chocolates  240 g; reg. 4.59   "Runts"  6 small ball pens; reg. 3.99 ..������������'���   Yikes Pencils        .,., ; (  6 brightly colored wood pencils; reg. 1.99   Laurentian Pencil Crayons  pkg of 72 in carry-all with sharpener; reg. 10.98   Bic Pens  pkg of 12; teg. 2.99   Stash Boxes  a colourful box for your stash; reg. 2.99   sale $018  sale $��98  sale $4 58  only $��98  sale $4 Sfi  sale $4 98  Rolaids  80's; reg. 3.29   Hostess Chips  assorted flavours; 180 g; reg. 1.99.  ABC Laundry Detergent sale $TF99  8 L; reg. 6.19  t  sale $048  sale QO0  Madelaine  presents winner  Bonnie Wigard  with her prize -  a Vuarnet  T-shirt!  A  Royale  Bathroom Tissue  8 roll - reg. 3.69  SALE  $248  Check your Coast News for Pharmasave'* Home/Office Stationery Flyer!  e>:  SECHELT  PHARMASAVE  TRAIL BAY MALL 885-9833 masmmmmmm  ttwaw*mw*wt ��� ll I I  14 Coast News, lanuary 17, 1994  VljmLSiDiNG  Aluminum Sotlils. Patio Covers 4 Railings  Wnyl Sundect flooring, Windoivs ,< Handrail Coverings.  ALWEST  HOME SERVICES  #7-5522 Whart St., Sechell  VISIT OUR SHOWROOM ANYTIME    Jim Bain 885-4572  leisure  Gumboot Folk features DiFranco  BRITISH COLUMBIA  ik  ASSESSMENT AUTHORITY  Property Assessment  The 1994 property assessment notices will be mailed out in the first  week ol January  To assist the public, B C. Assessment Authority Staff will be available  al Ihe Government Agent's office.  Date:   January 18,19,20  Time:   8,30 AM ��� 4:30 PM  Place: Sle, 102 ��� 5710 Teredo St., Sechelt  You are encouraged lo meet your local appraisers and receive first  hand responses lo your concerns. If you prefer, the office in North  Vancouver will be available to take your collect call al 984-9751  between the hours of 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Mon. to Fh. until the end ot  January. Regular office hours of 8:30 to 4:30 wiill resume February.  North Shorn,Squamish Valley Assessment Ollice  ���210-255 Wesl First Slreel  North Vancouver, British Columbia  V7M3G8  Telephone (6M) 994-9751  Fax (604| 984-9310  "It's outrageous punk folk music, that's about  the best way 1 can describe her."  That's how Acoustic Gumbool Hoik Sociely  member Lee Mason describes Ani DiFranco, scheduled to play Ihe Gumboot's first concert of 1994 at  Roberts Creek Hall Jan. 24.  A rising force on Ihe music scene, DiFranco is  considered one of Ihe brightest and most energetic  performers on Ihe contemporary folk scene.  Oumbooler Gordon Webber describes DiFranco,  23, as a talented protest singer of the '90s.  Originally from New York Cily, DiFranco's  lyrics expose hidden thoughts and feelings with  uncompromising confrontation of racism, discrimi  nation, oppression, sexual orientations and politics.  "Her in-your-face performance style consistently  captivates and charms any audience."  DiFranco has written and produced four albums  over her career, which began as a teenager in the  Big Apple.  Tickets for Ihe show are $ 13 and are available at  the Roberls Creek General Store, The Creek Hair  Salon, Scott's Music and Coast Books.  Webber says the tickets are selling quickly but if  there's any left before show time they will be available at the door, which opens at 7 p.m.  Food bank donations are being accepted at the  door.  Ani DiFranco  Raven's Cry theatre given new lease on life  by Darah Hansen  A new year and a new lease  has Sechelt's Raven's Cry Thealre up and running for ihe nexl  12 mouths.  The theatre's management  board, consisting of eight volunteer directors, signed a one-year  agreement mid-December to  lease the facility from the  Sechell Indian Band, the building's owners.  Board member Alan Robertson said band chief and council  agreed to rent the theatre space  at a cost of one dollar. The  agreement is subject to review  in 1995.  The board is optimistic for  future negotiations. "I'm hoping  we'll have a long lerm relationship wilh Ihe band," said  Robertson.  As part of the terms of Ihe  agreement, Ihe board has agreed  to promote cross-cultural events  as well as provide young artists  and performers on the coasl  with training opportunities, said  Robertson, it is further planning  a series of seminars and workshops hosted in part by local  professional artists.  Future plans for improvements to the interior of the theatre include the possible installment of modernized sound and  lighting systems, said Robert  son, lie added: extensive renovations or purchases are not  expected this year.  Meanwhile, Ihe board has  undertaken lo raise approximately half the estimated  $50,000 needed to operate the  theatre for the 1994 season.  Robertson said Ihe board will  be appealing lo both local and  provincial governments for  grant money. It is also promoting a variety of fund-raising  events including the sale of  membership cards and soliciting  private donations.  A donation of $10,000 from  the now defunct Gibsons Landing Theatre Project Society was  received by the board last year  and will be used as a cushioning  fund, said Robertson.  "We don't want lo break inlo  (it) if we don't have lo," he said.  The other 50 per cent of the  budget will be raised Ihrough  theatre stage rental. Robertson  said the theatre hopes to host at  leasl 75 shows over the year.  That figure is based on Ihe  amount of public interest shown  since the board first announced  its intentions last fall.  So far, the local arts council  has booked the theatre February  13 and March 13 to showcase  two more artists in their Countryside Concert series.  Gibsons Park Plaza  1100 Park Plaza ��� Hwy. 101  * Restaurant, tobacco & other lease depts. not included.  Cash. Major  Credit Cans.  Sorry,no cheques.  All soles final.  ROCKWOOD  events  DAY&  NIGHT  Yoga with  Carol Brophy  10weeks starting Tuesday, Jan. 18  Beginners 6:00-7:30 Cost: 165  On-going 7:35-9:30 Cost 170  Yoga with  Sara Gerring  10 weeks starting Wednesday, Jan. 19  Beginners 6:00-7:30 Cost. 165  On-going 7:35-9:30 Cost $70  Tai Chi with  Merrily Corder  10 Mondays starting Jan. 17  Noon-1 p.m. Cost 155  Cakc&  Coffee House  ��� Rockwood Basement  Saturday, January 29.7:30pm, cost 14  featuring Rob Marion, Lany Wahl,  Straight From the Kitchen  "Watercolour Ways"  with Lyall Nanson  8 sessions starting Wed., Jan. 19  All levels. Cost: 185 60  "Effective Listening"  withMikha  Effectively hearing yourself & others  Sun., Jan. 83,10 am - 4 pm Cost 150  Percussion Workshop  with "Sumalao"  Sun, Feb 13,5-7 pm, Cost before  Feb 4:190, after 155  Guitar for Adults  with Judy Beagan  10 Thursdays, starting Feb 3  Beginners: 630-7 30 Cost: 160  Intermediate: 745-9Cost: 165  Jewelry Making  with Hullabaloo  3 Thuisdays starting Feb 3,3:30-5 pm  Ages 7+, Cost: $35  Paper 'n' Paint  with Hullabaloo  3 Saturdays starting Feb. 5,10-11.30 am  Ages 6+: Cost: 130  Call for details  885-2522  MMM*a��tti��Mi Coast News, January 17, 1994  15  leisure  Beer boycott proposed to free Corky the whale  by Darah Hansen  part IV of a series  Dr. Paul Spong has an action  kit for anyone interested in pursuing the release of Corky, the  orca whale, from her captive  home at California's Sea World  aquarium.  The doctor, who runs a private whale research station in  the remote post of Alert Bay,  B.C., suggests contacting Sea  World's owner, the multinational corporation Anheuser  Busch, with a short written message, complete wilh an  unopened can of Ihe company's  Budweiser beer. The message is  clear: "Corky, my last Bud."  Even better, Spong says,  crush the beer can and write:  "Bud's out 'til Corky's out."  Spong laughs when he talks  about this new phase of Ihe  Corky Projeci ��� a public campaign to send the 28-year-old  orca whale back to the waters  off the Sunshine Coast from  whence she was removed a  quarter of a century ago.  Spong runs briefly through a  list of tactics taken to date in the  project's three-year publicity  battle against Anheuser Busch.  Strategies include an array of  informal meetings with company executives; picketing outside  Sea World gates; advertising  their cause in the New York  Times; and starting up an international chain letter campaign  demanding the whale's release.  But Spong likes the latest  move best. He savours the words  of the campaign slogans with  tangible excitement, his soft  New Zealand accent lending a  quirky bent to each Budweiser  message.  Despite consistent defeat,  An Orca in the (iarden Bay holding pens circa 1968.  Spong is still optimistic about  swaying Corky's captors over to  his way of thinking. "If we can  get this rolling, I think il can be  effective," he says.  "I still feel that if Anheuser  Busch got involved in this (project), it could be very beneficial  just in terms of positive feedback from Ihe public."  He stops laughing and focuses again on Ihe campaign's ultimate objective: "Convincing the  Anheuser Busch people that it's  going to be better for them in the  long run and their business...to  cooperate with the release of  Corky than to continue fighting  us.  "Obviously we are not going  to get anywhere until we have  them on side with us," he says.  The energy in his voice is  surprising for a man whose fight  is almost certainly impossible to  win.  Officials at Sea World, taking  their orders from the top, have  rejected the ideals of the Corky  Project. They say Corky will  remain at the aquarium, that they  will not risk Corky's life on  what they view as a "risky  experiment."  But Spong doesn't think the  Corky Project is any more of a  risk to Corky's life than her  present existence at the aquarium.  "I'm sure they (Sea World  officials) don't expect Corky to  live very long...already she is the  oldest surviving captive orca,"  he says.  "According to their statements, they don't think orca live  long than 35 years," he says,  straying from the topic to discuss his own thoughts on that  particular subject. "There's no  question they're wrong. In the  wild they can live...up to 70  years."  Spong returns quickly to his  original argument. "In the wild,  Corky would still be a young  photo submitted  whale."  lie punches Ihe lasl sentence  with his frustration: "But  because of the captive situation,  she is almost certainly at Ihe end  of her life."  Spong says lhat he, in combination with other researchers at  the Alert Bay whale station, has  spent the last several years  working out the steps necessary  lo ensure Corky's safe transference back to the sea.  In 1990, he formally proposed Ihe details of the Corky  Project at a whale symposium in  Geneva.  Speaking to Ihe plan now,  Spong is filled with certain confidence. It's as though he's  anticipating an argument.  "It has to be done very carefully," he begins. "We won't  just dump her in the ocean."  What the Corky Project proposes is that a "halfway house"  be built for the whale upon her  release to the B.C. coast. The  ideal location would be Black-  fish Sound, near where her  familial pod still resides.  The entrance to the sound  would be blocked wilh log  booms and nets to enclose the  space.  Ironically, Spong says, the  pen will be remarkably similar  to thai built by Ihe Garden Bay  fishermen 25 years ago when  she was first captured.  Spong doesn't promise  Corky's instant adaptation lo her  natural habitat.  "She will still be a captive for  a period of a few monlhs."  During Ihis time, the whale  will undergo a stringent medical  examination, relearn survival  skills and generally familiarize  herself wilh Ihe vaslness of the  ocean.  Of primary importance,  Spong says, Corky will have to  be accepted back into her pod.  He predicts some interesting  interaction between Corky and  her family once she is discovered.  "Obviously we would watch  what would happen between her  and the other whales," he says.  By that, he means listening to  the sounds conveyed between  the whales and recording their  mutual behavior through the  netting.  "I'm pretty sure we'd get a  fairly good handle on whether  there would likely be acceptance  when she was released."  The plan rings scientifically  sound when Spong explains it,  even relatively simple to carry  out.  To date it remains an untried  theory as Sea World and other  aquaria rally a strong defence.  to be continued  AIR MILES ��� AIR MILES  STOP IN AT  SHELL  Lower Gibsons  FOR YOUR  FULL SERVICE  GAS AT  SELF SERVE  PRICES  AIR MILES ON:  ��� GAS  ���LUBE  ��� OIL  ��� REPAIRS  LIC. MECHANIC  ON DUTY  REASONABLE RATES  Seward Shell  Lower Gibsons  886-2572  AIR MILES ��� AIR MILES  Acoustic jazz guitarist  to play Raven's Cry  Canadian acoustic jazz guitar  virtuoso Don Ross is bringing  his mind-boggling chaps lo  Raven's Cry Theatre in Sechelt  Feb. 5 for one performance.  Widely considered by guitar  and jazz buffs as one of the  brightest stars on the Canadian  and international music scene,  Ross, 33, will be playing a collection of songs culled from his  three albums, 'Kehewin,' an  independantly produced 1986  work, and two recordings produced on the Duke Street/Bearing Straight label, as well as  some new material.  Ross first came to international note in 1988 when he  placed first in the U.S. National  Guitar Championship in Win-  field. Kan.  Eight days after the prestigious victory, Ross was signed  by Duke Street Records. And  soon after that he was on stage  in Montreaux, Switzerland,  appearing in the world's most  well-known jazz festival.  Blessed with whal critics  have penned "a remarkable  sense of melody and rhythm,"  Don Ross  Ross has pushed his influences  into a latin-jazz flavour on his  last album, entitled Don Ross.  Another accolade following  Ross around comes thanks to his  hometown paper, the Montreal  Gazelle, which has called him  "Canada's best acoustic guitarist."  For tickets or more information on Ihe show, call 885-9631.  House Plant  Re-Potting Day  SATURDAY, JAN. 22 10 am ��� 4 pm  Are you tired of  winter?  So are your house  plants!  Bring them in to us  for re-potting - we'll  split African Violets  too!  (No charge if you  buy the new pot  from us!)   Quality Farm & Garden Supply Ltd.  Lr/. ._   Pratt Rd.. Gibsons 886-7527  F*^     Mon. - Sat. 9 - 5:30   Sun. 10-4  Serving the Sunshine Coast since 1<H5  WtXt ���oast Njetws  H.rvlint ii IV��n---.i�� im<  Ann ��ii H C.*k �� i��  ','.,",  CoVi'M   S.I-lMI,   'it ��.  |.���     ��,.. ilfti.r..   H-mamlKt  1 Ilflll      lllltl      Mm-"     Ul  ImIm  .      11.11!  <".,. |        I'..'.. |��     '''"��������    '(  ..."h!.r.  I'lVi'lfU.)!'-.- Chrrhiy.!   i-  (.'"'"'"  w��� -��� ���  -  ���    ���  DUR-Tho Wora-  ^jtlUry lo St Miry'*  ihctd IN tenth annual  dhtg Jan !> and last year's  *i.�� ativc were re-elected. President, Mrs. Robrrt Sharpc: first  vice-president. Mrs. Arthur Ding-  ��� man* second vle��,-p*wWerit, Mrs  Kenneth Bell; treasurer. Miss  Edna Simmonds; secretary. Mrs.  Al Lloyd.  The president reported a record year. The auxiliary with a  membership of 20 and an average attendance of 13, has raised,  by means of a spring tea, fall  bazaar, collection boxes in the  various s. ires, restaurants, a total of S1.S77.1S.  The  Hospital  staff  at  present  xcupivs a considerable part of  M�� hospital and in order to tn-  w the capacity for patients,  w staff house  will shortly  T/ted.  Towards this nbjee-  ihe  auxiliary  has  already  .ibutcd $1000 and is planning  elp furnish and supply equip-  j.ttl. when the building is ready  u occupancy.  raddock Appeal  Iill be Speeded  v!fw  III ��� No. 30 .ggt* Sechelt, B. C.  Friday, February 6, 1941  per copy. $2.50 per year, Hy mall.  V.O.N. Donates $38  To Well Baby Clinic  GIBSONS      The newly formed  Gibsons VON. reports that  their first ten raised an approxi-  mute KM to be added to their  fupds. This money will go to  purchase a baby scale (or the  Well Baby Clinic, and the balance  ton-aid a supply cupboard.  Numerous guests and estimated  100 or more, attended the affair,  and it was noted that even the  males came to aid a good cause.  Mrs. J. P. Veitch. convenor, was  congratulated on the attractive  table setting, and the dainty refreshment* offered were deserving of the prnise they received.  Picsiding al the tea table were  Mm Kill en Nestman. Mrs. U.  Donaldson and Mrs. A. Alice  It wus miii Unit many tliaii-  Ihnnu ri'Md.iils were among the  guests, and their support and en-  upii.'tion was sincerely appicci-  Travelling Projectionist  Finds Setbacks in Trade  Claude 1. Mc AI li I ne. K<\ hav  bt i'ii Instructed l<> go In Ottawa  to iitRUO tin- appc.i  lalhci   than  wait until the Rxcncqucr Court  hi id>  a  silting   In   Vancouver,  * 7-.pl Craddock's ticket was su*  PJ' nded in Novcmbci fur six  \jith* by .i Department "1  itt commission invishgat-  ,-  i tl.i till i *\ ram disaster  B ner ftwk net   11  tr**;  nil  '     Denmark   has  a   population  ���bout .1.844.31)0  Mr*. Sarah Dorman  Diet |n Vancouver  HOWKN ISLAND - Mm Sarah  Diirniiin il l dii Jan. 2H in Villi-  ci.iiVi i Qwiewl Hospital in hi"  niilh year She was an old-lui.e  HMilinl ot lliwcn Island, having  liviil here fm 33 years She .s  4lli v iveil    by    six    soli*,    Rnbi-i1  Will.am and Alfred ol Vancouver, (ieorge nf Nanaimo, Erne-l  <>f ilayling hlnnd, England, and  Percy (iiiii�� "f Dowen Island;  two dauehtciS. Mis. A. Arin-  stiung (with whom she had lived  im the pan few years) and Mrs  J Taylor, both ul Vancouver, 2H  grandchildren and 17 great grand  children.  Pool" i.i not :i slang term lor  billiards but an American version  of the  gome  By GORDON WEST  For two years now I have been  operating a 16 mm. motion picture circuit here on the peninsula. It's a tough and sometimes  heart-breaking business. I've  shown hundreds of films  some excellent, some not so good.  I'll admit that. But on the average the audience's reaction bus  been good to all of them.  My reason for writing this is  to acquaint my patrons with the  obstacles I am up against in this  business.  1 use Ifi mm. lately film (will  not burn) whereas a regulai  thealre uses 35 mm. film Which  t* highly inflnmahle and there-  fore requires a fncpiiHif bull ting  and projection booth, by law  (Noli !'��� inn. ami 35 mtn icfels  idtb nl film).  This ill i  Im  I largely during the w  I lol  -ending i  lions in !  world. 1  i qiiipnunl  ,  etled i  * lo thr  ngm.it-  I    Wllcll  way ol  less than holf Ibe shipping spare  Ihnt 35 mm. film does and besides  Is fireproof.  Tht services received prints ol  the latest films direct from Hollywood even before their release  dale In New York. However with  the war over most ot the larger  companies, M.G.M., Warner Bros.,  Paramount and H.K.O., have discontinued printing their product  onto 16 mm. film.  You usk Ihe renson? Well here  it is: Prom 35 nun. film rentals  thy make millions of uuilars  whereas from Id mm. rentals  Ihey make n few llumsau i and  la them this !., peanuts and therein! e why go tn .ill the trouble ut  \i .tiling IU ""   pictures  llowivri. M'vi't-nl companlc*  ll ivr mil pos*i) liliis in the held  I   li  Miners' Deaths  Said Accidental  BRITANNIA���A verdict o( "accl-  rienti.l death" was returned by  a colon-1 s Jury investigating the  deaths uf thin tinners when a  rock ,'lnlr entnmhid Ihem in a  slope on  Jan. 30.  The jury included a rider re-  cummending that in future only  experienced mini rs be allowed  tn wo-k in operations of the kind  where Julian Kull. H. Burnaby;  William Nat. ..son any. 211. fort  River, Man. and Irwin (��� A.  Boucher 3�� Buffalo. N.Y.. were  trapped,  The nvn idling with Elmber  Chatnbiis. 24 Svdnev. NS were  Winking at the 27Wl-fn.il level  When tne ceiling of tin- shaft collapsed anil unshed Ihem    Cham-  ��� th  ��n clea  tn, i  . f(t,  ���>n   thi*  Fire Marshall's Unit  Instructs Brigade  n,ii  1 heal 11  P id u i  - met* all  ..   staitdan   nl I'll mi was out ot  question  In cause ol  the cost  and billklntSM in shipping  All the major companies sl.nl-  ul to  repnnt (hen  pictuies onto  16  mm.   film,  which taken  up  M.-.i  These companies ure  Columbia, Republic,  Eiigk-Lion (J. Ai-  ilioi Hank Pi nil ltd Inns) and a  feu ItK.O and United Allots  product km*. W;th the loss nl Ihe  Hi nisi, market 2mh Century  Fox has derided to enter the  fi. ht and they are releasing 120  pi mts  m   Canada- all  excellent  Ills   I  ��� Will  -111-  liall    ltd. hr  i" ��-d iii i  .Itn.d tne i<  new flu-hall  bhi  iHtt  lilt  pari lea,  iale.1.  M.ir-  JcWIltl   have  nn ii cull lo  when ihe  giving  "*iant Water c /*-���*  it Hun ���^^^^^^^^^  The local firemen Kittled lhat  Ihui films ani lecture* weie excellent instruction and that they  have gained much useful know-  I tlgt*, and mcntiuncd in particular the h.ddei demonstration held  nn the wbaif Many valuable  pointers were picked up I nun  the film that dealt with firtt aid  and life-saving which may be of  lorvlee lo the community in CM*  of   future  conflagrations  Among the suggestions offered  by the instructors to spur loci)  Intereii m this brigade was that  of Incl d"' a recitation room  In thf 'ireha1'     . .  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.  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Native  religious  rituals  run in  circular  motion  bv Ruxanne Gregory  Candlelights pulse wilh Ihe  healing of drums. Shaman's  slicks heal out Ihe sound of  aboriginal rain. Rhythmic chanting wraps the crowd in safe,  fetal-like heart sounds, while  faint fingers of burning sweet-  grass tickle nostrils.  Shadow, light, and sounds  create a timeless aura of ceremony and mystery. Painted  people move through the throng  as veiled dancers, communing  only wilh the spirit world, uttering incomprehensible sounds.  They are the initiates, soon to  become spiritual leaders of Ihe  Red Cedar Circle.  These images are nol the  subject of vintage still  photographs taken from the  turn-of-the-century Kwakiutl  world of ethnographer Edward  Curtis. They are images of  today's tribal families sharing  the learning and traditional,  ceremonial, shamanistic rituals  of a religion as old as aboriginal  humankind. Although there is a  tangible feeling of oneness  among the crowd of 70 gathered  at Camp Douglas, most participants don't belong to any identifiable tribe or family.  Spiritual leader Johnny  Moses is a slight young man of  indeterminate age, wilh waist-  length, flowing black hair and  sparkling, dark, bird-like eyes.  Moses, a member of Ihe  Swinomish tribe, has been  leaching the Sisiwiss (sacred  bread) medicine way for 20  years. For the past nine years, he  has responded lo a vision shared  by his grandparents, by opening  the North Coasl tribal, traditional shamanistic, sacred teachings  to non-natives.  "We all live on the ancient  land of our people," Moses  explains. "Now Ihere are people  who have been here for two or  three generations...this land is  theirs loo. Non-natives need to  learn to respect and love the  leisure  Spiritual leader Johnny Moses.  land, and by opening the traditional teaching, ihey can learn  how to live wilh and be a part of  the land. We are all of mother  earth, and we are open to this  way of life. During Ihese winter  ceremonies, we have a naming  for a baby, an adoption, a baptism, feasts and a pollalch."  A young boy holds an older  man's hand. Both are standing  on a blanket spread in Ihe centre  of a large, indoor circle.  Witnesses are named, bells  rung, songs sung and tears of  joy are shed, after they are  blessed by this holy man. Boy  and man, now father and son,  dance with the blanket in Ihe  circle. Soon after, in gratitude,  Ihe centre blanket will be  heaped wilh gifts for everyone.  Singing and drumming continue  long into the afternoon. The gift  giving and the ceremony are  witnessed.  "This is a healing for the  whole community. What this  spirituality is, is family," witness Bill Hendry-Cole says.  There are sighs of agreement all  round. As the sun sets, Ihe new  initiates begin their spirit dancing.  Why do people come?  "A lot of people come for the  healing, for the tradition of  working with each other in a  spirit of love," says organizer  Janice Hendry-Cote. "The Red  Cedar Circle has been holding  healing circles and ceremonials  file photo  on the Sunshine Coasl since  1987.  We have a core group of  about 20 who meet each week at  each other's houses, up and  down the coast. Winter and  summer ceremonials like this  one bring people from other  provinces and the States.We  celebrate weddings, births, nam-  ings. Our meetings are always  open."  Outside, the sky is dark, but  Ihe drumming continues. Camp  Douglas resonates with timeless  voices, humming with a oneness  of spirit thai truly seems borne  of the earth and another age.  If you'd like to learn more  about Ihe Healing Circles, you  can do so by calling 885-6170.  GROWTH  FOR YOUR  RSP  CI. 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A ^1IITnAV PROGRAM AT KIRKLAND CEMBE  HOURS: Tuesdays   9 a.m.-4 p.m.  Wednesdays 8 a.m.-8 p.m. (day & evening respite)  Thursdays   9 a.m.-4 p.m.  B SATURDAY RESPITE DAY AT KIRKLAND CENTRE  Flexible hours to meet your needs  r RESPITE IN YOUR HOME  Supervised and trained Respite Workers can provide day,  evening, and overnight service.  n QftREGMERS "WHO CARES WHO CARES" PROGRAM  Individual and group support and education.  Most Programs are funded through Long Term Care Continuing  Care Division of Ministry of Health. All services may be  purchased privately.  For more information on these services, referrals  and/or private costs, phone Mary at  Home Support, 885-5144.  Healing  arts fair to  be held at  Rockwood  Consultation with local  experts confirmed that Ihe Jan.  29 date for Rockwood's 7th  Healing Arts Fair is very positive for exhibitors and all people  in attendance. During this time  the Moon is in Virgo which  brings healing.  The 1994 Healing Arts Fair  will bring together the usual  variety of experts on everything  from accupressure to Zen meditation. Coordinator Sandy  McBride hopes lo see the evenl  move beyond the awareness of  alternative healing practices and  remedies lo explore the preventive side of ihe healing aits.  "It is important lo focus on  prevention through healthy  choices in our day to day living,"  says McBride, "what we eat,  how we exercise and what we do  with our work and leisure times  are the first steps to taking control of our own healing."  The Healing Arts Fair will  run from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday, Jan. 29 al the Rockwood  Centre in Sechelt. Space is available for booths and displays and  workshops.  A panel discussion related to  the theme will lake place during  Ihe day. The entire event is open  to the public for a $3 admission  fee. Healthy munchies will be  available on site. For more information contact the Rockwood  Centre at 885-2522. Coast News, January 17,1994  17  sports  Golf courses greening in mild weather  by Ian Cobb  Sunshine Coasl golf course  operators are certain Mother  Nature is a golfing nut...even if  they're nol sure about her handicap.  It may seem strange for newcomers to the Coast to drive past  a golf course in January and see  a foursome leeing off or a duffer  eyeing a green wilh the aim of  conquering its roll ��� but it's a  common pari of life here, lhanks  to our tcmpcriile climate.  And local golfers are making  the most of Ihe quicler season  and reduced rales.  In fact, despite Ihe rain, on  Jan. 8 Ihe Sechell Golf and  Country Club ran whal ils operators hope will become an annual tournament.  A total of 64 golfers look pari  in Ihe Cold Duck Tourney (team  scramble), a tournament that  "focuses on strategy and team  play, and allows all levels of  golfers to play together and  enjoy themselves," said course  manager Dave Charlton.  Thanks lo the normal ploosh  of rain, some competitors suggested to Charlton that the name  of the tourney be changed to  "the drowned duck."  That name "has been taken  under consideration for next  year."  A total of $1,700 in prizes  were doled out during the tourney, with the team of Ken  Williams, Greg Kocher, Ken  Collard and Larry Nygard cap-  on the rocks  Keeping fit regardless of the rain, (this golfer) gets out and aboul  to practice his shots. Joel Johnstone photo  luring the Gross division, with a  combined score of 31 and Ihe  team of Freeman Reynolds,  Frank Harrison, Bob Rose and  Randy Page nabbing the Net  division with a score of 29.75.  The normal course of events  at the golf club continues with  golfers luckily still able to use  regular greens and tee-boxes,  said Charlton, adding that "business is great."  As for the concept of golfing  in January, he said, "I'm from  Ontario originally and it does  take some time to get used to."  Charlton said "play is up" at  the Sechelt course, with green  fees down for the winter season.  To play nine holes, it costs  $9 while a full 18-hole round  costs $15.  Even though the rain continues lo fall, il hasn'l slopped  golfers from taking lo Ihe greens  al Ihe other Iwo courses on Ihe  Coasl.  "It's been fine. The weather  lias been pretty fair and there's  been a lol of play by members  and green fee players," said  Sunshine Coasl Golf and Country Club board of directors treasurer Harry Johnson.  "We've been open all winter  and I would say it's better than  average." he said of the conditions and business.  The Sunshine Coasl course is  also using regular greens and  has had to ask golfers lo use  winter greens only a couple of  limes in November when frosl  dusled Ihe ground.  The winter rale at Ihe course  is $10 lo play nine holes.  Up the Coast at the Pender  Harbour Golf and Country Club,  business is also running smoothly and locals are taking to the  greens at a rate of aboul 25 a  day, said course manager Dave  West.  "We haven't closed yet this  year," he said.  And as is the norm with all  Ihree courses, Harbor golfers  can still use regular greens,  though they must tee off from  mats with the tee-boxes closed.  Currents rates at the Pender  Harbour Club are $11 for nine  holes and $17.50 for 18 holes.  Show Piece Gallery  OPEN BY  APPOINTMENT ONLY  Qall 886-9*2/3 en 885-3372  280 Gower Point Road, Gibson's Landing ��� 886-9213  Unemployed?  ��� Due to layoffs or cutbacks?  ��� Considering retraining or a new career?  ��� Need help in deciding what to do nexl?  Options:  CAPILANO  COLLEGE  Is a 12-week Career Exploration program,  offering:  ��� Assessments of occupational skills  /interests  ��� Current labour market information  ��� Job search skills  ��� English upgrading  ��� Career exploration information/placements  ��� Introduction to computers  This program is fully funded by Canada  Employment. You must be eligible to  receive U.I. benefits or social assistance.  Classes start Monday, February 14,1994.  Call now for on appointment -  885-9310 or 885-3814  S627 Inlet Avenue ��� Sichelt, B.C. VON SAO  by Harry Turner  Now lhat things have started  to roar again at the curling club,  il is time to remind you of a few  important dates coming up.  We have our mixed bonspiel  due to take place on Ihe weekend  of Jan. 21 to 23; the seniors have  an infrclub event taking place  with Powell River on Tuesday,  Jan. 25 and the Mill Constniclion  Spiel is scheduled for Jan. 29.  February also promises to be a  busy monlh.  I read a very interesting and  amusing book on curling this  holiday season.  It is called the Muck Bonspiel  of Willie MacCrimmon and I recommend it. The book is available at local bookstores.  I promised you some more on  the three guard rule this week, so  pay attention.  Because the first three rocks  cannot be removed if they are  placed in front of the house (not  in the rings) between the hog line  and the tee line a substantial  amount of what we used to call  garbage can accumulate. If they  cover the four foot, the come  around part of the game becomes  very important.  The second and third are not  affected too much by the new  rule, although they may be shooting through more garbage than  they are used lo.  A skip playing first rocks will  likely play the game much as  before with the first rock being  played in front of the rings and  covering the four foot. Where  previously the opposing skip  would likely try to peel that  stone, that is no longer an option.  However you may now play a  number of options, split the  guard without removing it, push  the front guard to the rear of the  house, put up a second guard on  the centre line or play a stone to  the corner in the house.  It's your option and you are  well advised lo consider carefully whal you do since it will determine how the rest of the end is  played and how many potential  stones will end up counting.  There are three basic questions lo ask: Are you at a point in  the game where it is essential for  you to score some stones? Are  you able to outshoot your opponent? Are you better off going on  the defensive? The more rocks to  the centre, the more offense will  be generated.  The more rocks to the side,  the more you have a chance to  set up a defense and the more  you create options like a roll to  the centre behind the guards.  Teams who like to hit will of  course, start hitting immediately  once the third stone has been  thrown.  Skips will need to be able to  throw the delicate stone much  more so than in the recent past,  since there will be many more  guards set up on the centie line in  Ihe course of a game.  Tide T��blM Spornorxl by  Pender Harbour's Only  Full line Sporting Goods Store  Emotion boosting Cougars' play  Despite a heart-wrenching lasl  minute loss, Ihe coach of the  Elphinstone Cougars senior girls  basketball team is inspired by his  team's continuing improvement.  The Elphie girls resumed Ihe  basketball season Jan. 10 with a  match-up against a strong Powell  River squad and lost by 10  points.  Two nights later, Ihe girls  look on an even stronger learn  from Aldergrove and nearly  knocked Ihem off.  II look a last-minute drive by  Aldergrove to beat Ihe Cougars  54-50 Jan. 12 at Elphinstone.  "ll was a really exciting  game," said coach Lawrence  Sloochnoff.  The Cougars opened strong  and gained an early lead but  Aldergrove battled back in the  second quarter and scrambled to  a 12-point lead.  'This team has got a  lot of potential'  -lawrence Stoocbnqff  After a half-time rest, Ihe  Cougars came out strong in the  third and clawed back lo within  five points.  Aldergrove calmed the pace  down bul as the fourth quarter  progressed, the home team  pressed and evened the score.  With three minules left the  Cougars took a four-point lead  but Aldergrove rallied and  nipped the Cougars at the  buzzer.  Undaunted, Sloochnoff said  the girls are heading across the  Strait nexl week to lake Alder-  gove on again.  "We're going back to beat  them this time."  "This team has got a lot of  potential. They're still developing," Sloochnoff said, adding  lhat, wilh each game, Ihe team is  improving.  "They're playing with so  much emotion. It's really neat lo  see."  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The Coast News   v  HOME IMPROVEMENTS  Time Saving Foundation System  One aolld continuous wall of concrete  ��� Lits-lorm ��� Styroloam planks  ��� R-20 Barrier ��� Mad* to your spacilicatlona  ��� Euv to install ��� Fraa astlmatw   _  COASTAL BLUE FOUNDATIONS  885-3737  D 8c P CONCRETE  PI .ACING& FINISHING  Residential and Commercial  ACI Certilied  Denis Turenne       Paul Desauttls  886*340 885-5492  KziaiuthExcmting  ��� Land Clearing & Development  ��� Excavating ��� Trucking  ��� Subdivisions  We otter a Ml line ot  Saevic** artth our  HITACHI EXCAVATOR  Our Customer Service is  prompt with professional  wotk al competitive rales  . Ken Birkln ��� 885-7487 ��� Cell. 671-6411  PAINTING ft WAUMPMIN6  Jnterior/Exterior  Reasonable Rale    "RENEW DECORATING  Free Estimate! 885-4828  KRVMO THE FORE". MARINE AM COMTHUCnONMOUtTNEt  ON TW lUWtiNC COAIT  HOWARD LANG            ...,.,, ��       ���  ^���i^aetono hhboni OOty-jaiil SSSOSSty  MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES  Quantum Drywall  Quality & Service Guaranteed  Milir Tettbroeli  Ph 883-2175  .  STIHL  Chainsaws & Trimmers 20  Coast News, January 17, 1994  Take Advantage of our Nerv Classified Ad Special  Rttn your classified ctd 6 times  and pay for only 2 times/   Coast News (Monday  Classified Deadline:  THURSDAY at 5 pm  ���rp Gibsons &  - Sechelt Offices  1.   Homes &  Property  ROBERTS CREEK  Very special 2600 st). It. rancher  w'huijt storage and possible suile  below. Loads of extras, some  ocean view. Completion in February. $289,000. 886-0684 or 886-  0380. ttn  Private sale Gibsons, new ocean  view home, 2560 sq. It. on 2 levels, 3 bdrm. & den or bdrm. family  room, 2 1/2 baths, 2 gas lire-  places. 7 mm to terry, $285,000  no GST. 886-4964 ��4w  10.455 sq. tt lot. Lower Gibsons  886-7309. I5w  1.  Homes &  Property  CENTRAL GIBSONS  Spacious i bdrm. one year old  townhouse, overlooking goll  course Mtn. view from dinnette.  Bnght home, large LR, dining rm.  Quiet, private. 7 appl. RV parking.  $130,900.136 ��� 555 Eaglecrest Or.  880-0461. ��4cn  Two new 16 It hexagonal buildings, perlecl lor ollices or guesl  houses. Must be moved, $28,000  885-6170. I5w  4 bdrm family home w/1 bedroom  suile, W. Sechelt Good investment. $163,900 obo 885-5764.SS  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.  We take extreme care to avoid typographical  errors, however, in Ihe event of an error, we are  responsible only for the first incorrect insertion of  an ad. We do nol assume any reponsibilily for any  reason for an error in an ad beyond the cosl of Ihe  ad itself.  Please report any error IMMEDIATELY  by calling 886-2622 ar (85-3930  . Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. .  CLASSIFICATIONS  1.   Homes &  Property  Private Sale ��� 1534 Islandview Dr.  3 yr. new, view executive home,  2700+ sq. ft. 5 bedroom, 3 lull  bathrooms, oHice, skylights, Florida lighting in kitchen, formal dining  and living room. Family room with  woodstove oil nook, large rec  room down, new cedar indoor hot  tub room with 8 ft. slider, 2 car  garage, wrap around deck, tenced  1/3 acre backing onto ravine. Energy Plus Heat. Freshly pamied with  extensive trim work. This home  has it all1 $259,900. B86-9595J5C  REALTORS  If you're earning  $50,000���� or more  a year, talk to me,  Nick Proach, to  Unci out how you  can keep more of  your earnings  witli Coastwide's  100% plan.  885-0505  all calls arc confidential  Coastwlde Realty  Announcements 7  Appliances IS  Autos 23  Barter & Trade 18  Bed and Breaklast 30  Births 2  Business and Home  Services' 3S  Business Opportunities 38  Campers 28  CtWd Care 37  Commercial for Rent 32  Entertainment 33  For Rent 31  For Sale 21  Found 11  Free ���   mU 18  Furniture 20  Garage Sales 17  Heavy Equipment 22  Help Wanled 34  Home & Property 1  In Memoriam 4  Legal 41  Lost 10  Marine 28  Mobile Homes 27  Motorcycles 28  Music 13  A  GREAT!  IDEA,  Obituaries w 3  Personal 8  Pels & Livestock 12  Recreation 8  Storage 38  Thank You 8  Too Late to Classify    40  Travel 14  trucks 24  Wanled IB  Wanled to Renl 28  Weddings &  Engagements 8  WorkWantod 38  DBOPOFFYOUB  Coast News  Monday Edition  752 Hwy. 101, 50x268 lot. 3 bdrm.  older house. $165.000.886-9049  Five wooded acres, Langdale  area. Creek & some view,  $135,000 lirm. No agents at all!  8864714  GARY WHITE  i-8107 ��� 1-351-4380  3.   Obituaries  DOHOO: Dudley, Tuesday, January 11,1994, al St. Maiy's Hospital  in New Westminster. He was 77  years of age. Dudley is survived by  his loving wife, Donnie and his children: Faye ol Detroit, Bob ol  Tuwanek, Linda ot Toronto, Trime  Watson ot Nelson, Enc Persigei ol  Surrey, and Kristin Persinger ol  Honolulu. He also leaves seven  grandchildren, many nieces and  nephews and other relatives  including his sistei. Frittie Carlson  ol Surrey His life, his work, and  his love is cherished and remembered by many fnends. particularly  those Irom Ihe Sunshine Coasl. A  memorial seivice was helu at Unity  Church in Action at 1630 Edin*  burgh in New Westminster, followed by a wake al Ihe family  home. His ashes will be buried al  Seaview Cemetery in Roberts  Creek. 13c  MILLOTT: Diana Carol ��� Carol was  born December 23,1939 in Loth-  bridge, Alberta and died January  12.1994 al Roberts Creek, BC.  Carol's early years were spent in  Edmonton pnor lo moving to Calgary to attend the Alberta School  of Ad. Carol's greatest joy was  found in working with her hands  whether it was painting, pottery,  sewing or knitting. In 1967 she  moved to New Westminster where  she raised her two children Dawn  and Ehn. With her children grown  Carol moved lo Roberts Creek with  her companion ot the last 20  years, Brian Arnold. Carol will be  sorely missed by all ol Ihose  whose life she touched. We all  loved her and will miss her wisdom  and wit. Carol is survived by her  daughler Dawn Milioti. son, Erin  Molt; mother Eva Bonner; brother  Rockwell Dianocky; life's companion Brian Arnold and many Iriends.  Celebration ot Life will be held January 22. No Ilowers or service,  donations to Friends ol Schizophrenics or Home Care Nursing,  Garibaldi Health Unit. ��3c  7.   Announcement  COSTARICA  2.5 acre serviced lot w/view,  stream pasture and tropical truil  trees, minutes to beaches,  $27,000. Owner, 685-5157.    SS  Friendly  People Places  DEADLINE IS 3:00 PM THURSDAY  In Pender Harbour  AC BUILDING SUPPUBS  Francis Peninsula Place HH.Wil  MARINA PHARMACY  Pender Harbour Centre hh< 2hhx  In Halfmoon Hay  11* J STORK HHSHSSS  In Roberts Creek  ROBERTS CREEK GENERAL STORE 8854400  DEADLINE IS 5:00 PM THURSDAY I  In Sechelt     JP!  THB COAST NEWS  5521 Cowrie Street HH5-39.50  In Gibsons  THE COAST NEWS  537 Cruice Ijnc (behind Dockside Pharmacy)  886-2622  ANDERSON REALTY  * RtciMtton * Ritf rwnwlt  ��� fWoclUwl  FREE  CATALOGUE  5686 Cowrte St., Box 1219  SectWt. BC, V0N 3A0  8S5U11 FAXSS5-JIB9  Van. Toll FmSiMOie  CORNER  UOSET  m  Molly's  Lane  Market  NEW ITEMS IN:  Shells- Rocks & Gems  Cat Toys ��� Gourmet Food Items  CONSIGNMENT CLOTHING SALI  886-8078  HOCUS: 10:30-4:30  Closed Tuesdays  12. Pets&  Livestock  Golden Retriever, 2 yrs., registered, trained, lemale, $600. BBS-  7747. I5w  African Pygmy goats, kids bom at  Christmas, $75 to $200, reserve  now! Some adults and breeding  pairs avail, too. Gtsat gentle pels  and brush dealers. 883-2990. ss  PET SUPPUES 25% OFF Jan. 22, BBS Cheryl Ann Park Rd..  al Wishful Thinking, 275 Gower a 10arn-3pm. ��3w  Rd.. Gibsons Landing. 886-3812.    ��4w  WHARF STREET MARKET  lormerly Stedmans  5500 Wharf Rd  New, Used & Colleclables  Furniture-We Buy & Sell  885-6389  MARY KAY  Call now lor your FREE Glamour  Make-Over and Facial. No obligation 100% guarantee, not tested on  animals. Discover the new you!  Yvonne 686-4643. Mc  MOVING SALE, 20-50% OFF  Threads ol Tyme, 453 Marine  Drive, Gibsons Landing. 866-2669.  ��4w  LOOKING FOR A GIFT?  Wishlul Thinking 25% oil. 275  Gower Pt. Rd., Gibsons Landing.  686-3812. ��4w  Leonard 1 Clarence: We're a couple ol unemployed Millwrights. We  lix things and we're looking lor  something to do to keep our imaginations working! So we're offering  to be 'Santa's' Repairmen lor a lew  weeks. It your kid's toy is broken,  call 885-0654. Well check it oul!  #4w  Kan yor child reed and spel? For  HELP call 886-9651. Mw  Garbage recycling in Pender Sociely Annual Gen. Meeting. Feb. 2  7:30 pm, Pender HSS. Election of  officers, refresh. 4 inlo. Everyone  welcome. For nfo call 683-2946.  ���5w  CAN'T SHRED? Maybe yout  boart, needs tuning??? 686-0921.  ��5w  American Cocker Spaniel puppies,  2 male, 5 females. Phone 865-  6377. 14c  Exceptional male Bulldog pup,  bom Oct. 13, $1,000. To a special  home. Serious callers phone 886-  6566. lln  HOUSE BOARDING  W. Sechelt, hill board, large stalls,  turnout, $195/mo. 685-3506. 13c  Two Shihtzu puppies, ready, $300  obo. 8854470. Mc  14' Peatl 'Iree floating" Piccolo  Snare Drum, to trade lor older Lud-  wig type Snare Drum. Also,  portable massage table lor sale.  683-2071. I4w  Will pay $50 lor you to insure my  new vehicle, plus any incurred  costs lor 6 mos. 683-2776.   Hw  Anlique upright piano. Clinton.  Ivory keys, metal sounding board,  beautilul sound. $1000.685-9306.  his  Piano lessons: classical, jazz,  blues, pop; all ages, Luci 886-  0261. I4w  Piano Tuning  m^   ��� repairs  Wi  KenDilgltlsh  886-2843  The smiling ntaff of the Roberts Creek Central Store  will lupplly take your classified id, because It's one  . of our Friendly People Placesl  Hallmoon Bay, flat 1/2 acre lot,  across paik near school. $75,000  by ownsr. 274-5663. ss  For Salt 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 Sargenls  Bay. Asking $196,000.885-5944.  ss  Wanted: home in Gibsons/Sechelt  area, pnvate. cash. 1426-7154.  Mw  2 bdrm. view condo - assumable  mortgage, no GST, pnme location,  F/S. D/W. laundry facility. Asking  $92,500. Reply to Box 409, c/o  Coasl News. Box 460, Gibsons,  BC VON IVO. Mw  3 bdrm. modular w/new colonial  addition and new cedai decks on  lanoscaped 1/2 acre, prime  Redrooffs location. $135,900 665-  3374. ss  ROBERTS CREEK  4 bdrrp home with hardwood and  slate floor throughout on private  .67 acre Two car garage, work*  shop ano potential revenue/in-iaw  suite Zoned R2. $259,000. piease  call 685-2253. no agents       ss  Lol I Mountainview Drive, partial  view lot. level and cleared in a  quiet cul-de-sac with all underground services. Private panhandle access. Ready to build your  dream home. $79,000, Call B86-  3812 or 328-5534. SS  New 1 bdrm. cabin, "move" to your  property. Plumbed, wired and insulated. Fridge, stove and extras.  Just move in. 886-2751 Mike.Hw  WANTED TO BUY: Small acreage  with or without small older home  on northern Sunshine Coast with  spring or creek preferred. 424-  5461. Mw  Rancher 3 bdrm. 2x6 const., well  insulated. t00'x165' lol. Area ol  new homes, $169,000.886-7825.  Hw  We wish to thank everyone who  visited our light display. R.C.V.F.D.  and Mary Weal. *3c  To all my Iriends thank you lor  making my house warming so special. Tracey Scoular. ��3c  ROBERTS CREEK  CUBS RECOGNIZED  Royal Canadian Legion Branch  219 Roberts Creek would publicly  like lo acknowledge their thanks lo  Ihe lollowing members of the  Roberls Creek Cub Pack who so  ablely assisted in the cleanup ot  the legion grounds in preparation  for our Remembrance Day ser-  vice:Akela - Katharine Trueman  and helper Laura Lansdell; Cubs -  Maps Crisp, Adnan White, John  Bennie, Andrew Harper, Jeremy  Gregson, Keilh Howes, Daniel  Horvath, David Peterson, Chris  Walker. The wotk ot these young  people was really appreciated.Mw  I HAVE THE SOLUTION TO  YOUR RESOLUTION!  Lose that excess weight, and inches. Increase your energy level and  leel better about yourselt in'94! All  natural herbs. Medically approved  and clinically tested. As easy as 4  tablets 2 X daily. 100% guaranteed Wendy ��� 21s! Century Health  Cons. 886-3067. I3w  ELLEN BESSO  TRAGER  *j ��  wX*' Release tension  -flat and emotional  ~^ blocks in a safe  nurturing environment.  Specializing in  Womans Health  886-4274  BASS SINGER NEEDED  lor Tzunaml Ensemble under Lyn  Vernon. Some sight reading ability  necessary. Fot inlo and audition  phone 886-0995. tin  Yamaha porta sound PSS-480  electronic keyboard w/adapter I  manual book, $350.886-9103.  ss  WESTCOAST EXPLORERS  CLUB-SKI TRIPS  Jan. 26-31/94 ��� 106 Resort Irom  $379.00 pp. double; Feb. 22-26/94  ��� Silver Star trom $575.00 pp. double; Feb. 26 - Mar. 4/94 Mtn.  Washington Irom $629.00 pp. double. For more information please  call 8BM862. ��7*  Alaska Cruise Travel Show, Bella  Beach Motel. Jan. 23,3 pm.RSVP  Westcoasl Explorers Travel Club,  ���3*  Acupressure massage lor reliel ol  stress or pain. Arrjth Beynon 685-  4503. 17c  Petite, slim, enthusiastic, warmhearted financially secure woman  (age 60) would love to dance,  walk, travel, etc. with affectionate,  intelligent, non-smoking gentleman! RFC. S39, C41, Gibsons, BC  VON 1V0. ��5c  Cameo Singles Club. Crib, luncheons, potluck tinners, dancing,  hikes, camping. Call lor into 686-  0954 or 885-5384. Mw  Individual, couple and lamily  eouneelling. Call Mary Ling  (M.S.W.-R.S.W.)68M1M. <4c  PRIVATE TUITION  Fully qualified experienced teacher  available. Adults, high school and  elementary students 886-6466.  ��7w  French Cookinj  Classes Resumi  Gibsons Jan. 25/94  Sechelt Jan. 27/94  Blocks oji, 5  or 10 classes.  Call Genevieve  .      885-4617      ,  Would organizers ol 10 yr. (19B4)  Elphi Grad Reunion contact Mim  Hughes (Swilzer) al 1-963-9532  (Pr. George) Wi* to attend; may  cal collect. Hw  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  Al home or at wotk, one on one, or  a group. Call Jetf 886-6095. ths  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  685-7683,24 hour line.        tin  Adult children ot Alcoholics or dysfunctional families please call 886-  3649 or 685-4622 tor help,     nc  COOL RUNNINGS  One ton Iruck available tor hauling,  rubbish removal, moving, yard  maintenance, rolotilling, odd jobs.  665-3917. tfns  Does someone in your family have  a drinking problem? Call Al-Anon  686-9903, 685-7464, 686-9059.  Al-Ateen 666-2565 or 665-7484.  nc  Sunshine Coast  Transition House.  A sa'e place tor women and children in crisis. Free confidential 24  hour service 165-2944        tfn  COMMUNITY STAGE  BAND  Musicians wanted. Trumpets,  trombones, saxaphones and  rhythm section to play swing/jazz  muse. 665-2460 (Wed. eves. 6pm,  Jan. 26). 15c  Holland American cruise afternoon  Jan. 20. Seniors Sechelt Hall, 2  pm. 685-2964. 15c  FUN IN THE SUN 2 wks. Feb, 20-  Mir. 5/94, $1395. pp/twin CDN.  Includes: return lit fare, airport  trans., apt. accom., daily louring,  Phoenix, Grand Canyon, Las  Vegas, Tucson, Tombstone and  Nogales, Mexico. Elite Travel 886-  4862or 1-800-667-0061.     Mw  SKI BUS  To Cypress Mtn. and Whistler Mtn.  For more into call Westcoasl  Explorers Travel Club. 886-4862.  Mw  Travelled? Sales oriented P/F/T,  mature, unlimited earnings. 885-  9501 Roiwt/Frar*. Mw  Stacking washer a dryer by Ken-  mots, 2 yis. old, 110v dryer, $225  each. 885-4194. 14c  Will buy used or non-working  major appliances. Bjom 885-7697.  I4w  Danby apl. size dryer, $199; Viking  dryer, new, $289; GE dryer, $179;  Kenmore, white, 5 cycle, 2 spd.  washer w/ext. rinse, $339; Inglis  B/l DW, $259; Inglis port. DW,  $269; White Weslinghouse 16 cu.  It. 2 dr. I. Iree almond Iridge, $489;  Kenmore apt. size aulo. washer,  $359; Hoovet apt. size dryer,  $199; Danby 5 cu. It. 12V white  fridge, $369; and much more. AH  appliances recond. w/90 days lo 2  yrs. warranty, parts and labour.  Bjom 685-7897 or Corner Cupboard, 885-4434. ��4w  One small GE lull burner elec.  Stove, $75.886-6074. I4w  Viking frost-free Iridge, harvest  gold, $100,685-4741. Mc  Admiral ss 18.2 cu It Iridge,  almond, $575.685-9336.       ss  Washer I dryer, $350 tor pair,  obo. 886-3769. Mw  Three electric commercial grl top  ranges In very good condition,  $1000 each obo. Contact Dive tt  St. Mary's Hospital. 885-2224,  localBO. tin  Viscount dryer, $150.666-9292.  Mw  GE 15 cu. It. fridge, harvest gold,  exc. cond., $250.663-9925. Mw  Almond electric range, corn, clean,  and almond Indge, 5 yrs. ok), $750  pr. 865-6877. Mm  Shuffleboard, $650; anlique barber's chair, $950; kerosene heater.  886-0365. Mw  FIREWOOD  Seasoned, $100.865-0737. Mw  75 squares ol 24'taper shakes.  686-3687. Mw  8 hp Evinrude, $600,20 hrs., new  cond. 2 ton lorklllt, $5000. 885-  2380. Mw  GARAGE DOORS  885-9627 or 885-2380.       Mw  CASH PAID lor old mantle, wall or  grandfather clocks, pocket watches, any condition. Jewelry, lurniture, jukeboxes. Anything old. 886-  3905. Mc  Computer upgrade part 386 SX-33  mkz molherboard less than 6 mos.  old. complete with manual. $100; 2  pieces 1 MG SIMM memory,  $50/ea.; external dual lloppy drive,  $50; monochrome monitor, $50;  EGA/mono videocard, $40. 686-  3673. Mc  Four new Michelin truck lires,  XPSLT 235-B5R16. $600 lor all 4.  866-9770. Mw  Family size almond Iridge, $200.  685-5717. Mc  Two-door Acorn Voyager woodstove, 686-8568. Mc  Stamp and coin collection. 866-  4870. Mc  Seasoned Firewood  Split and delivered. $120/cord.  686.7774. 17c  Osburn insert, glass door, brass  trim, med. size, $650.885-8896.  ���3c  1x6 lumber, air dried 1 year; edge  grain fir, old growth, mostly clear,  SOe/lin. It.; maple 25t/lin. II.; 21  trusses. 24 It. span, $650. 685-  3506. Mc  140 amp AC welder, new $100; 2  portable lire pumps, gas powered,  $700 ea. 886-3994. Mw  �� CASTA  rOKNITUM  SHMIKY  OPPttlNM  ���Dressere*  ���EntertainmentCntr* ���  ���Home Stereo Equip*  ���DiningSetw/Htfl**:  MurtiANiaMOimuAOt  11-4:10 WtP-MQN WfcUW  White tile lop dining table, $250.  8854194. Mw  NylonArelvet swivel rocker, antique  lose, ike new, $200.886-2097.  Mw  Oueen size box spring A mattress,  head board ��frame. 685-5571.  Hw  Large hide-a-bed couch, beige,  $100.665-7570 att. 6pm.     Mw  Old small engines, running or  perls. 6864968. Mw  Used metal spiral staircase. 886-  9062. Mc  Male Balinese cat, lor stud purposes 685-4194. 14c  BUYING  Late model trucks,  cots & equipment.  Free scrap car removal.  BYPASS TRUCK &  EQUIPMENT RECYOERS  ������6-3MO  1178 SkwaitRd, Gibsons  Gourmet on the Greens - open  daily 10 am to 3 pm, Friday night  dinners 5:30-9:X. For reservations  call 885-2633, Hwy. 101. Roberts  Creek Golf Course. Members and  public welcome. ��5w  NEED A TUTOR'  Qualified, experienced teacher will  tutor students in all elementary  grades. 886-9182. Mw  SHIATSU  First session 1/2 price, giti certificate and home visits available.  Marie 883-2142. Mw  Wide wedding band In Sechelt  store. Call to identity 865-2025 ask  for service counter. He  Men's Nike air runners, W. Sech.,  Nickerson Rd. area. 865-4824.M*  Chlclnns.81aach.MKM7.ttn  Two goats. Neutered and dehorned. Clear those blackberries!  $50 each. 886-9196. Mw  PIGS  Brood sows tor sale, due early  March. 885-5466 eves.       Mw  Ride needed. Horseshoe Bay to  Cap College area. Wed. and/or Fit.  First lerry there, 3:30 pm lerry  return. 886-7636. Mc  Cassette recorder, floor loom, new  carpel pieces. 865-0925.      13c  VCR. 886-2622 (ask lor Sue), ttns  Fishing rod - a good salt water;  sturdy enough to land those whoppers! Reasonable $. Call 886-7355  he. mats. tins  Kitten, to a good home. 686-0684.  Hw  To good home, 8 mo. old kitten,  neut w/shots 6 w/litter box. 685-  0617. Mw  Moving? Packing paper and car-  tans, all sizes, includes china barrels and wardrobes. 885-0418.13c  Stained glass tools: grinder, soldering iron, glass etc. $200 lirm.  Flute, $75; clarinet, $150. 885-  0787. Mw  Portable 400 sq. ft. carport/boat  storage structure, $475.8854168.  I5w  Oueen matttass t boxspnng,  $120; twin mattress�� boxspnng,  $45, both good cond.; beautilul  desk w/bookcase, $130; student  desk in good shape, $40. 886-  2203. Mw  Complete set ol kitchen cabinets,  solid oak doors, never installed,  $1100 obo. 886-7267. Hw  2 glass and rattan shelves, Bombay Co., exc. cond, one short, one  tall, $225; 17 cu. ft. Ireezer, while,  $40; tricycle. $15; boys 12' bike,  $20, boys 16' 5 sp. bike, $30.886-  7520. Hw  Firewood lor sale. Slock up lor  next year now so you have properly seasoned wood and save  money. 8854067. Mc  1993 -2500 watt Yamaha light  plant, 50 hrs. since new. $1200; 7-  4' diametre rotary shelves, pole  and caster bottom, $100; 80 gal.  square fuel tank. $100: 600 gal.  round lank, offers; 26x23.1 skidder  chains, $1000; 3000 Ib. hydraulic  hoist, like new, 110 volt or 120 voll,  $1000; 1-200 amp Canox welder,  2 cyl. Onan, AC or DC, $1800.  666-2565. Mw  LOOKING FOR A RSHlANK-  25% OFF  Wishlul Thinking, 275 Gower Pt.  Rd., Gibsons Landing. 686-3812.  Mw  Fresh brown eggs lor sale. 886-  7432. Mw  Commodore Monochrome monitor,  $100,886-7692. Mw  Sklar sola bed. exc. cond., S225;  Admiral elec. range in working  Older, $50.885-3168.        Mw  Majestic Oueen Futon, like new,  $150; boxspnng Oueen, $50.885-  7067. Mw  Antique cider press, circa 1910,  $125; men's Raleigh Scepter 10  sp. bike, $50; single pedestal desk,  $40; hamster cage. 8864968Mw  Gameboy w/2 games, carrying  cases, link t battery charger. $98.  886-3629. SS  Wanled: VCR. 686-2622 (ask for  Sua). tins  Valley Comfort MP-60 wood lurnace with controls (gas compatible), $650 obo; Kenmore Mark I  energy efficient 40 gal. elec. hot  water tank, like new, $140. 885-  3433; ss  Dry suit Abyss-Pro woman's large,  worn 3 times, BCD regulator tank,  $1000 obo. 8854832 aft. 5pm. ss  Giris figure skates, like new, size  L-4, $30. 865-3930 days. 886-  3015 eves. tins  For all your  renovation needs call  BRUCE RANDALL  CONTRACTING  ��� Rnhk-mul  ��� Commercial  ��� Free Estimates  CallBniccMS-1949  Grey couch and loveseat. $275;  small truck canopy. $40 obo. 666-  4654. He  Washer S dryer, need repairs. $25  ea. 865-1960. 15c  Two snow tires, w/studs, (Mustang) P/165/80/R13, $75. 865-  7370. He  24' stove, $399; china cabinet,  $299; dean single bed, $100.885-  9096. 15c  12 fl. chrome Adenl $100; large  capacity wood heater, $500 all like  new. 685-7611. ss  Admiral sell-cleaning slove, like  new, almond w/Uack glass door,  30' w., $550; dHe. boxspnng a  mattress, $150; 9-drawer white  dresser, gold trim, mirror lop,  $160,2 white nightables, $25 ea.,  2 gooseneck desk lamps, $15 ea.;  black wrought iron collee table,  smoked glass, $150; men's X-  counlry ski poles, boots, size 10  1/2, herring bone, $80; girl's X-  country skis 1 poles, 65' ext., $40,  downhill ski boots, Trappeur, size  6, $25.8864667 eves.       15c  -'" '������ ._k.  itmmmmimmmmim Coast News, January 17, 1994  21  21. For Sale  Firewood, $125 full cord; also bundles ot kindling. Phone Klaus 885-  0679, please talk lo my electronic  secretary. ��5c  HORSE MANURE  $20 pick/up or 2 loads for $30. you  load. Roberts Creek. 865-9969.  tfn  Full size camper frig, stove healer,  $1500000.886-2106. ss  Goll irons, Spalding Top Fllte extra  long, $115; Power Built woods 1-  3-4, $165.886-4664. ss  SATELLITE SALES  AND SERVICE  Programming subscriptions.  Green Onkm Earth Station  885-56M.  tin  GOOD HAY  (4.00/Bale Delivered  Straw KOMalt  Garden Mulch Hay $3.50  Whole oats lOc/tb  Call Between 12-1pm  885-9357  tfn  Seldom used: Philips air purifier  and de-ionizer w/replacement filter  $25. Philips air purifier $15. Bion-  aire Clean mist 2.5 gal. humidifier  $65,886-9665. tlnsl 2' B/WMcIn  tosh monitor, $175; 3 colour  silkscreen printing table inci. all  access., $450 obo; Sears 9'  garage doors t openers (new  1000 ea.) $650 ea. 8654244. ss  AQUARIUMS  Large-Used$35.00  TROPICAL FISH  25c 8 up - Supplies  Pumps, Tanks repaired.  Antique wood burning cook slove,  $600.885-3506. ss  Colour pencil portraits from your  favourile pholo. Pels, lamily,  Iriends. 9'x12', $35. Send cheque  or M/O along wilh photo lo P.O.  Box 291, Gibsons. BC VON 1V0.  Pis. allow 6-8 wks. lor delivery.  Satisfaction guaranteed or money  refunded. tfns  24. Trucks  73 Lincoln Town Car, 460 VB,  P/W, P/S, P/B, besl oiler. 885-  2696. Mw  76 Chev Impala 2 dr. runs, 78,000  orig. miles, $500.886-3003. He  77 Plymouth, rust free, 65,000  orig. miles, $800 obo. 8854249.  MW  78 Olds Cutlass, p/w, new slereo,  good body, runs. Best offer. 886-  7481. Mc  22. Heavy  Equipment  78 580 C Case backhoe, new  brakes, exc. cond.. $16,000 obo.  685-7401. ss  5 ton "White" truck engine in exc.  cond., body needs some work,  $1000 obo; 79 Intl. crane truck  (propane) 40 ft. reach boom and  40 It. trailer, $15,000 obo; 70  GMC flatdeck, working cond..  $1000000.8864201. tfn  955H Cat Crawler, bucket loader.  needs some work, $2000 obo.  686-2546. ss  1969 JD401 tractor, one yd. bucket w/5,000 Ib. forks, runs like a  Deere! $9500.885-7692.     Mw  Walt's Towing  & Automotive Services  e 24 Hour Towing  ��� Canadian Tire &  National Auto league  Associate Member  ��� Your Local Roadside  Assistance Towing  Company  ��� Sewing the Entire  Sunshine Coast  ��� Battery & Tire Sales  ��� Fuel Deliver/  886-9500  2404575 cell  '50s  '52 Dodge 2 dr. Sin. wgn.. exc.  body cond. Collector plate eligible.  866-3994. i4w  1983 Crown Victoria wagon  completely relurbished. a great  lamily wagon $1995. 885-  3281 MDL5936 SALE  '60s  '66 Dodge Coronet, 2 dr��� H-top.  rebuilt 383. 4 spd. Needs body  wo*. $900.885-7050. He  '70s  71 Mercedes, 280S, 4 dr., air.,  auto., new tires t brakes. $750.  8654921. Hw  115 pass van  V6 automatic. $14,995 885  -JBt MDL5936  1990 F150 Custom 5.0L Aulo, fill,  cruise, casselte. 885-3281.  MDL5936  79 Audi Fox GTI, F/l, 4 sp., new  brakes & lires. $650.685-0921.  Hw  GOOD  DEAL  Ranger 5upcr Cab -1x4,  only 11,000 km $14,-195  1981 F150 short box  stepside 4x4 One  owner     Very    tisht  powerttam  1993 Explorer 4 dr, auto,  air, 4x4 Priced to sell  1990 F150 Ford pickup  One owner, 6 cyl 5  spd Good gas mileage  $7,995  1989 Jeep Grand  Wagoneer 4x4, loaded  One owner, low miles,  low pnee  1992 Tempo, 12,000  miles, auto, air, PS, PB  and more Year-end  sale $8,995  1993 F150 4x4 5 0 L,  auto, air, cassette, PS,  PB, mags Low miles  Clearance sale priced  1984 CnevPU Silverado  Very clean, well  maintained truck Locally  owned and serviced  SOUTH  COAST FORD  Wharf Road.,  Sechelt  885-3281  8.W...        VJP^^..  1992 Fold Areoslar Extended 7  pass. V6 auto PW. PL, lilt  whool, cruise control, front &  rear air conditioning, cass.  $18,995. 885-3281. MDL5936.  1961  '61 Mercedes 240D 4 dr. sedan,  auto, silver ext., blue int., 140,000  kms. In excellent condition,  $B,500. For more into: 866-4648  lv. msg. ss  '81 VW Jetta 4 dr., 5 sp., sunrool,  $3500 obo. 886-7969. SS  Tracei 4 dooi nolchback. Under  25.000 km Beautiful condilion.  one owner S10.995 885-3281  MDL5936  '81 Fagle SX/4 2 dr., htchbk., 4  W/D, auto., new tires S brakes,  $2200.885-0921. Hw  '81 Chevette, pans car, runs well,  body damage, good rubber, $125  obo. 886-7976. Mc  1993 Probe auto. 2.01 DOHC  16 valve - loaded all new for  '93 Motortrcnd's Car of the  Year. Drive this car! 865-3281.  '61 Ford Escort, very good cond.,  runs well, $1200.2524076 pager.  Mw  1982  '62 Toyola Celica coupe, 5 spd,  only 96,000 kms, sunrool, exc.  running cond. A little rusl. Incl.  mtd. snows. $2000 lirm. 885-7801.  14c  '82 Volvo sin. wgn., 5 sp.,  air/cond., runs greal, $2700. 886-  8096. 15c  1989 Grand Wagoneer 4WD VS.  aulo. leather, fully loaded, trailer  pkg. low miles. 885-3281  MDL5936  82 Mazda RX7, good cond., new  dutch, brakes. $3100.8664032.  ss  '62 GMC van. customized, 70,000  kms, good shape, first $2900  lakes. 685-5157. 15c  Call Jim Davy at 885-3281  9 am - 5:30 pm  TUbSDAY-SATURDAy  1963  Rebuill 302 Foid molor, $500; 2  black bucket seals. $100 pr.: auto,  trans.$200 865-7570att.6.Hw  '79 Chevette. auto, 60,000 orig  kms. Good cond.. $600 obo. 686-  4650. ss  1984  BY-PASS TRUCK  a EQUIPMENT  RECYCLERS  A reliable rued auto,  truck & equipment  parts distributor has  opened on the  Sunshine Coast.  Free scrap car  removal. Buying late  model vehicles.  886-3880 9 am-5 pm  '66 Chevette 4 door halchbk., one  owner, very good shape, near new  tires. 885-4145. $1995.        He  '66 Olds Ciera Brougham, loaded  plus disc player, $5795.686-7150.  ss  '86 Cutlass Supreme 64,000 kms.,  good cond., $5900 obo. 883-2667  or 665-2649. ss  1987  '67 Hyundai Excel, silver, 5 sp.  AM/FM stereo/cass., like new, no  rust, $3900 obo. Bjom 865-7897.  I4w  '87 Ford Aerostar XLT van, 7  pass., or cargo, fully loaded,  $10,500.886-4999 aft. 6pm. Hw  '67 Tempo 4 dr., P/W, P/D/L, air  cond., AM/FM stereo, exc. cond,,  $3000.685-4054. ss  '87 Plymouth Fastback, no rust, 5  speed, $2,750 obo. 1961 Monte  Carlo, no rusl, $1,750 obo. 866-  0667. He  1988  '88 Dodge Aries 4 dr. sedan, auto.,  73.000 kms., $3800.886-2565.  ��4w  '86 Dodge Ramvan, exc. cond.,  133,000 kms., $6100.886-0995.SS  Micra, 2 dr., 4 cyl., 5  spd.. 72,000 kms., new back  brakes and front tires, mechanically A-1. $3200.665-7063. Miles.  I4w  1991 Explorer Eddie Bauer, 4x4  4 door, 4.0 LV6 aulo. Fully  equipped PLUS leather interior.  One owner $22,995. 885-3281.  MPL5936   '62 Mustang, new painl, exhaust,  tires, battery. Asking $2,350. 886-  8309alter5pm. ��4c  '62 Toyota Celica - engine, brakes,  dutch, like new; some rust > paint  shot, $1400 obo. 685-5670. ��4w  ABEX AUTO  RECYCLERS AND  TOWING  886-2020  ���UNDEfl NEW MANAOEMENT  24 Hr. Emergency Towing  'Fully Insured and Reliable'  Guaranteed Qood Used  Parts for most makes and  models  MECHANIC ON  DUTY  |4 Wheal Drive, 2 Wheal  Drive and Some Do Drive'  Dead Car Removal  Service  We buy some  and low some  ACCESS TO  SATELLITE PARTS  FINDER  83 Dodge Aries Kcar. special edition clean 1 good cond., $1500  obo 665-2535. Hw  '83 Audi 4000 turbo diesel auto.. 4  dr.. A-1 mech. cond.. lactory  rebuilt motor with 27,000 kms.,  reliable economical. $4500. 685-  2503 Hw  84 Dodge Caravan, 5 pass., exc.  shape. $3800.685-4217.       ss  '64 Escort: standard, needs clutch  to make mobile, engine in very  good cond.. exc. for parts, $400  obo. Call 886-2622. tfns  '73 Super Beetle, $2500 obo.  683-9234. ss  1988 Mercury Sable GS. 4 Dr./  Auto/V6f While/A.C/  AM/FM cassette 885-3281  MDL5936  '79 Suzuki 4X4. runs well, good  tires, stereo. $1500.886-0213.HC Jaok or Oary 8M-3U3  1980      '84 Camaro Z28. loaded, new  '60 Ford Fairmont stnwgn,, PS/PB, motor S paint, Calif, oar, $5800.  exc. cond., $1500/ 885-9333. ss 885-3642. Hw  '80 Mercury Zephyr stn. wgn.. exc.  JJJJ   cond., new brakes, exhaust, elect. -86 Pontiac Acadian 4 dr. htchbk.  systems, needs heater. $700 obo. auto., good tires, asking $1300  685-5105 Todd. Hw obo. 886-3356. 15c  CLEAROUT! Used tires, wheels.  Chevette; Honda Accord parts.  885-7167 ss  Snow tires. Honda, Subaru, Mustang. Ford. Cheap. 686-4650. ��3c  50s  '57 Ford F-IX. Irame oft restoration. 460-V8 C-6 auto, positraction.  mags, custom metallic blue paint  and interior, rust tree. $6500 685-  3433. ss  Engine Rebuilding  28 yeore experience  PROPANE/MARINE vdve grinding,  hard seats, reboting, hot tanking  Suncoast Engines  8S6-6A7r  '70s  '72 Fold 250 p/u, 360 auto, new  tires, sportsman canopy. Solid  truck, $2200.885-7401. ss  '74 GMC 1 ton w/dump, $4500  obo; 71 Ford 1 ton, no deck,  $500. Steel Hat deck frame, needs  planking, $500.866-2576.    He  '75 Dodge propane 4X4, crew cab,  completely rebuill. $6500. 885-  7518. ss  '76 - 24 tt. motorhome, exc. cond.,  46,000 oiig. miles, $14,000 obo. 1-  467-0361. #5w  '77 Ford 150 4x4. 80 box, new  tires, tuff box. Good cond. $2600  obo. B86-4650 ss  '77 Toyola P/U, longbox w/canopy,  $600.886-7045. He  77 Ford F250 S/cab 3/4+. P/U,  P/B, 400 cu. in. aulo. $1050. 683-  2469. ��4w  78 3/4 ton Chevy flatdeck 4x4,  $2,500 Obo. 886-3001. SS  78 Ford F-250 4X4, runs good,  exc. body, canopy, $2500. 885-  3613. #5c  78 Ford cub6 Iruck, exc. mech.  cond., $2500.885-3642.      Hw  "79 Ford Bronco XLT, 4 wh. drive,  auto., looks and runs excellent,  $4995 obo. 866-7099. ss  1961  '81 Mazda 5 sp. P/U W/canopy,  new battery, tires, lenders, $1150.  Hw  27. Mobile Homes    131   For Renl  '61 Chev 1/2 ton pick-up, some  rust, excellent running condition.  $1900 obo. 865-2948. ��4c  1982  '66 Cavalier Z24, V-8, Pwr. sun-  tool w/air, Exc. cond. $6,800 obo.  886-7854 alt. 5:30pm. ss  '88 Ford Taurus, am/lm, Ac V6,  auto/od, 4 door, exc. cond. $5496.  886-7520 ot 686-2111. ss  '68 Nissan Senlra 5 sp., red,  AM/FM cass. deck, new front Ires,  exc. cond., $5500.886-4837. ss  MW  '89 Camaro R.S., V6 auto., T-  roofs, power pkg., lady owner,  under 60,000 kms., excellent, as  new cond. Asking $12,500. 883-  9334. Mw  '89 Mustang LX, power equipped,  5 sp.. 4 cyl., $7000 cash. 886-  9323. I5w  '89 Tracker 4X4 converlable,  85.000 kms. asking $6900. Call  eves. 666-7556. ss  90s  '91 Mercury Cougar, auto., air.  power, white, exc. cond.. 35.000  kms. $15,000 obo. 686-3623. ss  '92 Mazda 323 hatchback. Exc.  cond. 886-9979. 14c  '82 Ford Courier, $500 obo. 886-  9749 GOTTA GO!!. Mw  ���82 Ford XLT 250 Supercab auto..  $1200.886-3694. Hw  1964  '84 Ford 1 ton LWG, 351, 4 sp.,  140 kms., CSC, $4000; 9'  mechanics box. $2500.666-2565.  ���a Mw  '64 Dodge Caravan, auto. $4,500.  8664204. '��� ss  1985  '85 Ford F-150 Supercab 4X4, low  mileage, new clutch a brakes,  $7500.886-0365. Mw  '85 Chev 1 ton Hal deck/dump,  25.000 kms on rebuilt 350, PS/PB,  6000 Ib. winctVdumpster optional,  good shape, runs well, $10,900  obo. 885-3727. ss  1987  1990  Beachoomb boat for lease or partnership. 8880447. Mc  Used wooden docks and fingers,  asst'd. sizes, avail, now. 883-  2336. I4c  SECHELT MIME  SURVEYS LTD.  Captain nil Murray I  M.C.M.M.C.   M.N.A.MS.I  M.A.B.V.C   ��� Marine I  Surveyors and Consultants!  17 II. fiberglass 90 hp Merc.  Needs some work. $1850. 885-  4217. ss  18 It. Fibreglass, Volvo I/O, boat.  Tandem axle trailer, $3800.883-  2297. ss  22 It. KSC wilh lly bridge, 351  Ford Volvo 6 g. Upholstery completely redone. Lots new. With tandem EZ-loader. Cell 240-9273,  885-2146. 14c  25 ft. Reinell, deplh sounder, good  mech. condition. $9000 obo. 886-  4870. ss  20 fl.freighter canoes  custom built  wood & epoxy  huge payload  ideal for island hidewoys  ph. 88S-316S  '87 Isuzu Trooper II 4x4, exc.  cond. Quick sale, $9,200. 885-  0787. Mw  '87 S15 2WD Jimmy, privacy  glass, PS/PB, aulo., till, Sony  stereo, open to reasonable offers.  886-7800. ss  '87 Ford F250 4X4, 460-V8 on  propane, 200 L capacity, AM/FM  cass., 4 spd., tac, 1 ton axle, can  bolt on duals, 411 rearend, $9500  obo. 885-4019. I5c  WANTED  3/4 ton pickup, extra cab, 4X4.  auto., 1968-1992.886-2500. Hw  1981  28' wooden ketch, classic lifeboat  converion, VHS, head, galley.  l/diesel. exc. shape, surveyed to  $18,000. Oilers and serious  inquiries welcome. 683-2990  before 10 am. tss  1981 - 22 tt. double eagle, C/B. 9'  beam, flush back deck, 430 hrs.  on Volvo 350 - 260 leg. Slandup  head, propane stove, 2 sets canvas, VHF sounders, mint cond.,  $21,900,685-5076. ss  Wtd: 14' Turner or similar built  putt-putt in decent shape. 752-  6215 Qualicum Beach.       Hw  14 ft. aluminum boat and trailer,  4.5 hp en gine, exc. shape, $1100  obo. 8864201. tfn  21.511.1991 Campion lishing  machine - loaded - immaculate,  low hours, $21,500. B85-3114.HC  I pay cash for power boats, 17-23  tt. 885-4031. He  Chrysler 318 M80 Paragon 221  reduction, straight drive, new  heads, new manifolds, $1000  rebuild or parts. 683-2990 call  belore 10am. ss  12'6' Apollo inflatable with trailer,  exc. cond., 4 chamber/inflatable  keel sectioned aluminum Hoot  boards. Seats, oars, gas tank,  $1500comptele,88&8658.  tins  1986 21II Campion Discovery,  cuddy cabin, 6 cyl Mercruiser, 170  hrs on boat, Miy equipped for fishing. Over $30,000 new, asking  $15,500,885-2503. SS  12' Gregor welded aluminum boat  4 7 1/2 DHP Merc O/B, $600; 20  HP Merc. O/B, S/S, $500. 886-  2565. Mw  Bayliner 24' C/B, rebuilt engine, 4  hrs., new uphoistety, UHF CB, 2  depth sounders, $12,900. 886-  7255. ss  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9.9-20-3W0-50-70 HP 1992-1993  Evinrudes. Excellent condition.  Lowe's Resort, 863-2456.     tfn  960 14x70 Highwood 3 bdrm,  extra large master bdrm has bay  windows, ensuite has large soaker  tub, spacious circle kitchen, 5  appl., Venetians throughout, must  be moved. $34,500 Karen 685-  6412. ss  New home  Now Set-up  in Family Paik  Gibsons area  To view call  886-2597.597-3322.  New Homes  Fram $35,900 F.P.  Must have own location  5% down or we will  take your trade, car  boat etc.  Call collect  597-3322  New Park  Nanaimo area  Adult communily  Rents Irom $235/mo.  For info, call  597-3322  28 Motorcycles  75 Harley Superglide, w/rebuilt  motor, $6900 obo. 683-9918. Mw  '91 Honda CR250. Many extras.  $3,000,666-4746. ss  1980 Yamaha XS 1100, exc.  cond., 20,000 kms., $1450 obo.  885-5492. ss  '85 Kawasaki GPZ 900 Nmja.  Black, like new, 20,000 km.  $3.500.886-4616 att. 7 pm.    ss  1976 Honda 400, good cond.,  spare bike for parts $600 takes all.  686-7722 leave message,    tfns  FREE  Washer 4 Dryer  with new dlx home  only $35,900 F.P.  Immediate delivery  Offer good until Nov. 30  597-3322  ttn  52 tl. 2 bdrm. trailer, 22 yrs. old,  must be moved, best offer. 885-  5636. ss  Feb. 1, immac. 2 level townhse.  near school 6 stores, 5 appl., N/P,  rels. please, $795/mo. 886-6206.  ttn  3 bdrm. house lower Gibsons,  $700/mo. Days 886-0068, eves.  865-4612. Mw  3 bdrm. shared house, F/P, N/P,  N/S, $450/mo. incls. utils. 866-  0041 lv. mess. Hw  2 bdrm. upper floor suite,  Granthams Landing. Fabulous  view, mins. to beach and feny. 5  appl. hydro Incl. $7l0/mo. Avail,  immed. Rels req. Phone Penny  530-3629. #4c  Hopkins Ldg. w/fronl 3 bdrm. 2  bath, $900/mo. 986-5031.    ��5c  Beautiful beachhouse, lurn., Davis  Bay, Feb. t-June 30., $550/mo.  6854029. ��5c  Pnvate 2 bdrm. house, avail. Feb.  1, $700/mo. Rets, req., lor appt. to  view, call 8854452. 15c  Bachelor  Suites  BY MONTH OR WEEK  Royal Roach Hotel  885-7844  Male or lemale roommate wanted  to find and share 2 bdrm house in  near future with male, very easy  going guy with a great sense ol  humour. Ask lor Richard 522-  4920. 14c  Secluded cabin winter season,  N/S, N/D, w/cat. $400 range. Messages - 669-1397 (temp.) - 865-  7636. I5w  iwo or tntee bdrm. house  between Langdale and Hallmoon  Bay tor March 1ot(7) 686-7259.  15*  Responsible family ol four looking  to rent 3 bdrm. house in W.  Sechelt. Please call 685-9306-Hw  2 bdrm. house, watertront, F/P,  appl., no dogs, N/S, Redroolls,  $850/mo. 926-3603. He  2 bdrm. lower floor, good area,  $460,686-7400. Hw  Davis Bay close lo beach, laige 3  bdrm. mobile home. Sundeck,  lovely cond., $695/hto. 885-4862.  ���5c  Wilson Creek: 2 bdtm., 1000 sq.lt.  rancher, Ige. lot, near beach,  recently renov., HW floots. F/P, 4  appl., avail. Feb. 1, $800/mo. to  view 8860734. He  1 yr. old duplex, 3 bdtm., 2 bath,  lireplace, 4 appls., deck, fantastic  view ol harbour, dose lo everything. N/S a must. $800/mo. pita  utils. Avail. Feb. 1. CaH 688-2352.  He  Hopkins Ldg. Point Rd., 4 bdrm.  w/appis..$80O/mo. 1-7334454.  SHARED ACCOMMODATION  Wanted - roommate to share 3  bedioom home, North Road, Gibsons, $325 per month plus $100  D.D. Some cleaning service provided. Call 888-2622 days, ask lor  Simone. evenings call 686-2504.  Available Jan. 1. Ideal lor mill student, tfns  2 bdrm., lower Iloor, good area,  $380,686-7400. Hw  Wanted: long term renter lor small  cottage in Roberts Creek. N/S,  N/P, Rets.. $575/mo. 886-9258 aft.  6:30 pm. Iiw  2 bdrm. side duplex Redrooffs.  newly decorated, dose to school  and bus, $600.  3 bdrm. Pendar Harbour, $600.  1 bdim. lurnished suite, W.  Sechelt, $550.  Small watertront cottage, Lower  Road, $475.  Sussex Realty Property Mgl  Dave Austin, MS-TOSS.     ��3w  Near Gibsons, 1 bdrm. suite. F/P,  laundry lacilities. $490/mo. incl.  utils. 922-1680. Mw  3 bdim., lull bsmt. view home, W.  Sechelt. Satellite dish, F/P.  $950/mo. 885-2863. Mw  Upper Gtbsons, Ige. Hght 2 bdtm.  apt., all appls,, $600/mo. 886-  8287. Mw  Qibsons Spacious New New 1  bdrm. apt. ground level, patio, 4  appls. cat ok, $550 includes hett  4 hydro. 296-5215. Mw  Grantham's Watertront ��� partly lurnished 1 room cabin with all  amenities, suited for single person.  Short term only. Weekly tela $170  inclusive; monthly rale $500 plus  utils. 8864238 Ha  2 bdrm mobile, Sechell trailer  court, $600/mo. 8850604.   Mw  3 Ddrm, 3 appl.. 2 baMWtJlfc  near new 1450 sq. It Feb. 1. No  pats $825.686-2454.        Mc  2 bdim view condo, 3 appl. Aval.  immed. $80<ymo. 866-7662. Mc  Family home. GitaomAv*. Feb.  1. Well maintained 3 + 1 bdrm  rancher with appliances and  attached garage on quiet cul-de-  sac, large wall landscaped yard.  $650. View at 1261 Marlon Place.  CaH 8668756. Mc  HOPnW WATERFRONT  5 min. to lerry (sn coming I  going), 3 bdtm main Iloor, huge  modem kilchen plus dining room  and laige living room. 21/2 baths,  3 skylights. Excellent view and  beach Rels.$85CVmo.666*282/  owner 988-1624. Mc  '69 7-71 stepside 4x4, fully loaded.  must sell. 866-7464. ss  '90 Chev h/halt 305 V8 auto., exc.  cond.. $10.500.886-3543.    He  25 Campers & RVs  1962 VW Westfalia camper, prop..  Indge and stove, $7000 obo. 885-  3642. ss  8 ft. camper lor compact truck,  $500.8860695. Mw  30 tt. travel frailer, remodelled, gas  stove, lurnace, shower. $8500.  885-4217. ss  1990 dlx. 24' motorhome A-1 condition. 8869025. ss  whmn you  pay tor 2 insertion*  FOR ONE INSERTION  in either the Monday or Wsektndu  Edition. Up lo 10 words; 25 cents  All classifieds must b* l ���   WSfgJ fofwdl addfflOMl WOfd.  pie-paid be/ore insertion    y^^HH        FrH: Losl, Found I Free  Suro Sell Classified*  $1/ up to 10 words  $ ] each additional word  Your ad, selling one item, will run 4 consecutive weeks  then will be cancelled unless you instruct us to renew it  by classified dtodlin* * Not available, for eomwwelol wfwlimt  Const News  CLASSIFIED DEADLINES:  Monday Mitten W*��k��itrf��r  S P.M. THURSDAY NOON TUISDAY  Gibsons 886-2622   Secheh 885-3930 22  Coast News, January 17, 1994  31. For Rent  31. For Renl  2 bdrm view cottage in cential Gibsons. Avail. Feb. 1 al $575/mo.  Call 886-8923. ��4c  Sechelt: view Irom this spacious  near new 1 bdrm bsmt. suile.  $550/mo. 885-6396. ��4c  Large 2 bdrm mobile home. Clean,  bright. Laundry, waterfronl.  5450/mo. 683-9177. ��4c  3 bdim trailer, Iridge, stove, washer & dryer, oil heat. S.C. Trailer  Park. $550/mo. 886-6039 after 5.  ask lor Al. ��4c  1 bdrm suite, uppei Gibsons, close  to mall, $500 incl utils. 886-3107.  ���4c  NEW APTS. ON WHARF RD.  2 bdrms.. */balcony, 5 appl., laundry loom, secunty door. $750/mo.  plus util. Rels req'd. 885-4I03.44C  Shared accommodation. 2 bdrm  apt. in North Vancouver. Avail.  Jan 665-4741 or 983-2745.   ��4c  West Sechelt. upper level ol home  3 bdrm, 2 balh. large LR, garage, 5  appl. Avail now. N/S, N/P. Refs  req'd. $800/mo plus ulil 885-4672  ��4c       1 bdim waterfronl apartment;  bright, dean, laundry, balcony, etc.  $350/mo. 683-9177. Mc  2 bdrm. apt adults, central  Sechelt. 885-9087. Hw  3 bdrm. mobile Madeira Park,  $575/mo. 8854895. Hw  New 1 bdim. apt. w/view, dose lo  shopping and transport. Call 866-  2409.  H*  Middlepoint, small lurn. cabin and  acreage, suite single person, avail.  Feb. 1. $30G7mo 883-2429 or 879-  9149. Hw  Spacious t bdrm. suite t blk. from  S.Crest Mall and bus. Veiy dean.  $550/mo. incl. W/D 4 cable. N/S,  N/P Avail. Feb. 1. 886-0050 alt.  6:30 pm or 1 -240-5561.       He  Sen-contained bachelor suite suitable for single person only, no  pets, $395 ind. utils. 686-3922 att.  5pm. He  Large bachelor suile Rbts. Ck..  non-smoking, no pets, $400 incl.  electricity. 886-9409 lv. mess. ��5c  Avail, immed. large and quiet 2  bdrm. suile w/view, Central Gibsons. 5 appl., $750/mo. 596-1669.  ���5c  Brand new 2 bdrm. apl. w/balcony,  F/P, W/W carpet. N/S. $700/mo.  utils 4 laundry included.. 8856263.  ���5c  1 bdim. suite oi art studio w/lronl,  vill. Feb. I, pref. N/S. $325/mo.  886-7570. ��3c  2 bdrm. t den on Whart St.,  Sechelt. $750/mo. 665-2511. ��5c  Gibsons: 3 bdrm., $850/mo. ��� utils  includes view, fam/rm. w/airtighl  F/P, bsmt., carport, new kitchen, 3  appls., F/P upslairs, gas/hot air,  cent/vac, walking dist. to bus,  shopping, primary & secondary  schools, avail. Feb. 1, 886-3655  alt. 5pm. ��5c  L. Gibsons: 2 bdrm. view suile,  $600/mo. avail. Feb. 1 (yr. round).  Private enlrance. H/W lank and  heating, lots of parking and laundry  facilities aie provided. Lv. mess.  668-8545.    He  Central Gibsons. 2 bdrm. with skylight, $550/mo. (hydro, cable not  included) 866-7018. ttn  Brand new I bedioom nailer, lully  lurn., N/S, no pets, close lo lerry,  $400/mo. 886-9625. ��3w  AVAIL. JAN. 15TH  Cozy clean lurnished self-contained cottage (lower Gibsons)  Cable, utils. incl., suit quiet, single  working peison or retiree,  $495/mo. 665-3433. ��3w  Brand new bach, suite, just above  lerry whart Stove. Iridge, laundry  tac, beautilul view, N/S, N/P.  Avail, immediately, $500/mo. incl.  utils. 886-7867. Hw  3 bdrm. rancher, 1 blk. from Sunnycrest Mall, 4 appl., carport,  lenced yard, avail immed..  $775/mo. 1-755-1639.        Hw  Large 3 bdrm. 2 llr.. 2 baths, vaulted ceiling, large kitchen, elec. heat  plus woodstove, $900 * 1/2 utils.  N/P.  2 bdrm. bsmt. suite, suit single parent, $525Ano. ��� 1/4 utils. N/P.  1 bdrm., priv. deck, view, W/D,  $450/mo. * 1/4 utils., HIP.  Steve 886-0539. Hw  31   For Rent  1 bdrm., ulils. incl., N/8, N/P, suil 1  working person. Rels. $400/mo. t  S/D. 886-9233. Hw  Gibsons, 3 bdrm. house, 5 acres,  $750/mo., 1 yr. lease. OPEN  HOUSE Jan. 2&3, 2:30-4:30. 989  CemetaryRd. 266-1501.      Hw  Fuin. w/l home, avail. Jan.-June,  $750/mo. * ulil. neg. lo handy person. 1-966-1233. Hcl or 2 looms  avail, in N/S house in Davis Bay,  $300/mo./room. 885-7233.   ��4w  Two bedioom nailer, Gibsons, all  appliances, $625/monlh. 865-  7511.       He  For sublet; lurn. 1 bdrm on Belle-  vue. Ocean view, W. Vane.  $850/mo. 1-925-0556. He  t bdrm apl opposite Gibsons manna. New bldg, quiet and secure.  Laundry. Privale patio. $590. 886-  3420. He  Gibsons Bluff waledront 1 bedroom lower suite, all appliances.  full deck and fantastic Howe Sound  view with beach Jan '94, $650 ��  utils. N/S. 886-4269. Hw  Spacious, bright bedroom basement suite. W/D, cable, hydro met  N/S. $525/mo. 885-8895.      ��3c  3 bdrm. 2 balhs, 5 appl.. carport,  large yard, lower Gibsons,  $800/mo Avail. Jan. 15. 666-4203  or 562-6032. He  3 bdrm. mobile home on watertront  acreage. Earls Cove, $475/mo.  Hw  31. For Renl  3 new, permanent/long term RV  sites now ready at Boot Hill RV  Park, $250/mo. 1117 Keith Road, 1  1/2 miles up Cemetary Road, Gibsons. 886-9764 or 220-1526.  tfns  Gibsons: 2 bdrm, upper level ol  house, newly painted, hardwood  floors, FP, deck wilh outstanding  view. W/D, quiet neighbourhood.  Avail. Feb. 1. Rels. req. $700/mo.  Steve 255-9924. He  GIBSONS: HOUSES  Three bedroom house, West Gibsons, $850 per month - plus utilities.  Two bedroom town house,  includes all appliances. $825 pei  month.  APARTMENTS  One bedroom, side by side duplex.  $400 per month plus utilities.  One bedroom plus den, central  location, $500 per month plus utilities.  Three bedioom apartment, cenlral.  rem includes heal and hot water.  $676.  Three bedroom apartment, cenlral,  rent includes heal and hot water,  $675.  SECHELT: APARTMENTS  One bedroom apartment, $475.  plus utilities.  Two bedroom townhouse, adult  oriented complex, fireplace, washer/dryer, view, $700 plus utilities.  31. For Rent  35. Business &  Home Services  ROOM 8 BOARD  in Gibsons lor N/S, clean, quiet  male. 886-8588. Hw  Third Coast Theatre and ice painting project seek agent lor representation to national and international audiences. Must be seli-sul-  Fully lurnished studio suite with (jc|en| volunteer experience pre-  kilchenette, TV, linen service and )erred A !ove tor the arts essentjai.  guesl laundromat. Located across Generous remuneration. Upon  Irom Gibsons Yacht Club 6 Mati- booking, will train. Send resume to  na.886-3343^ tfn^  or phone 686-3634. Hw  32. Commercial  For Rent  Q'  BRUNO'S  ELECTRIC  "NO JOB TOO SMALL"  Residential ��� Commercial  886-2054  license #10805  Irvines Landing marina 6 pub,  DRYWALLTAPING  917 square leet In lower Gibsons.  886-2669. tin  experienced coc*. Contatf Wayne  QualllV "��,k al reasonabl6 ral9s'  883-1145 nn    This is your besl choice. Exc. refs.   .     available. Call BCI.886-2547.Mc  Assemble light products at home.  Excel, income, easy work. Call lor  35. Business &  Home Services  CULTURED MARBLE  Jetted bathtubs, sinks, baths and  shower panels, CSA approved.  Free estimates. Tom Sealy 883-  2978. tin  Wooden 1 Chain Link  FENCING  Call alter 6pm 886-2215 Bob tfns  SKI TUNING ��� Downhill, SC,  700 square ft office space for rent.  dlreotoiy7a4"tirs. (6M) 623~2380  boa,<is and b001 ,i"i"8' "S!.  Available immediately. Contact  eA 474  Denis 886-3705 or 686-3362.  Mw  tin  Hw  Crime retail space, Hwy. 101,1500  sq. It, $1000. No triple net. 737-  6081.  ttn  RENTAL  MANAGEMENT  Mk  REALTY LTD.  Don Sutherland  886-8107  Bed sitting room. View, cable, private balh, W/D, suil quiet N/S,  $300/mo. Roberts Creek. 886-  2X2. He  Watertront, Beach Ave.. Rbts. Ck���  2 bdrm., 5 appl., sundeck, F/P,  $725/mo. 1-669-9192. Hw  Davis Bay: 1 bdrm. suite, view,  W/D, N/S, N/P, $550. 885-0843  eves. Hw  1&2 bdrm cottages avail, immed.  N/S, N/P. Free use ot dock and  small fishing boat. Cable included.  Rels. req. From $400/mo. 883-  9569.  tins  Nice large waterlront apt. at Secret  Cove. Year round. $550/mo. Call  Hayden 685-9368.lv. mess,   ttn  GRANT REALTY LTD.  686-3330  lln  Lower Gibsons duplex, 3 Ig.  bdrms., Iridge, slove, W/D, F/P,  rels. req. avail. Feb. 1, $800.948-  0384. Mw  Gibsons, 3 bdrm house, 5 acres,  $750/mo. I yr. lease. OPEN  HOUSE Jan. 2 i 3, 2:30-4:30.969  Cemetery Rd. 266-1501.      He  Gibsons Bluff waterfront 1 bedroom lower suile, all appliances,  full deck and fantastic Howe Sound  view with beach. Jan. '94. $6501  utilities. N/S. 886-4269.        ��5c  2 bdrm townhome, 4 appl., carport,  covered sundeck, dose to school.  $600/mo. 686-4660. tfn  Immaculate 2 bdrm. condo with  view, basement, garage, Gibsons,  $700/mo.  Room tor rent in Roberts Creek  (untumisnedl. $250/mo. incl. utils.  Rets, please. 6854950.        tfn  2 bdrm house, shared, Langdale,  N/P, N/S, $450/mo. incl. utilities.  886-0041. He  NRS SECHELT REALTY  8854)93  ttn  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED  The Old Age Pensioners organization needs volunieets lor their regular Thursday bingo nights, 7-10  pm in Gibsons.' The Teen Cenlre  needs volunteers to work Fri. eves,  or weekends with teens, one day  per month, in Gibsons.' One on  one visitors required for Totem  Lodge: duties include visiting residents, assisting with meals, 10:30-  11:30 am or 4:30-6:30 pm. Training provided.' Volunteer driv ers  needed in Sechelt to transport people to medical appointments both  locally and in Vancouver. Expenses lully reimbursed. For these and  more opportunities contact the Volunteer and Inlormation Centre at  665-5861. Hw  RECEPTIONIST  Full-lime position available to provide telephone and oflice reception  in a busy social service agency.  Reception includes providing information to the public on communily  resources. Other responsibilities  include word processing, mail distribution, data base maintenance,  and general clerical tasks.  Qualifications include Grade 12  diploma and training and experience in olfice procedures, including computer applications. We are  seeking an individual who is friendly, prolessional, and sensilive to  clients and the public, has strong  organizational and communication  skills, and works well under pressure. Benefit package available.  Please submit resumes by January  ^_^^^_^^__^_ 20,1994 lo Executive Director,  Small office with street entrance. Sunshine Coast Community Set-  Rent includes heat, light and hot vices Society, Box 1069, Sechell.  water. Phone 866-4716 or 686- BC, VON 3A0. Applicants must be  2806. Mw    eligible lor Canada Employment       Job Opportunities Program. For eli-  5,000 square loot warehouse wilh Qibility requirements, please tele-  ollice space, Wilson Creek. Long ptoneMHeei. Hw  term lease desired. NRS, Sechelt  Realty Ltd. 885-9093. tfn  Davis Bay/Wilson Creek hall available. Wheelch air facilities 885-  2752 or 885-9863. tfn  COMMERCIAL  1800 sq. tl. warehouse and ollice  space, Gibsons industrial basin,  $900 per month triple nel.  Sechell retail, approx. 900 sq. II..  Whart St., $1000 incl. taxes.  Sechelt ollice space, $450-$750 .  Wilson Creek - warehouse,  S6OO/I00I; offices spaces,  $5.50/l0Ot.  GRANT REALTY LTD.  866-3330  ttn  Warehouse space tor lease, 1500-  3000sq.lt. Hwy 101, Gibsons. All  facilities avail, incl. large loading  dock. 885-4193. tfn  Roberts Creek Hall, avail, dances,  parties, weddings. Yvonne 886-  7815. tfn  For Rent - Seamount Industrial  Park, light industrial, service commercial, up lo 2,000 sq ft, 10' ceiling, heavy wiring. Also 750 sq ft  bay 12' door, mall exposure.  Phone 686-2663 days, 886-9075  eves. tfn  BUSINESS CARDS ��� Exact to your  specifications. Black 8 white to lull  colour - from $45. produced locally.  885-9230. ��7w  For insurance purposes have your  valuables recorded on video tape.  Call Art Giesbrecht 865-3372. Mc  English into French translation  Certilied translator, equipped with  Mcintosh. Christiana. 885-3825.  Hw  LOOSTOLUMBIR)  KRTMLIIANDMW  , Mill SIRVKJ WILL ,  COMITOYOURPMHIRYf  .    TOCUTYOWLOOS.  Mb eee-oaro I  Renovations, repairs, additions,  outbuildings, upgrading, structure  inspection and documentation.  685-6070. Hw  I love to sew. Also, childcare,  Roberts Creek. 8850926.    He  RENOVATING  Get your home  looking just like  new with  ��� New Twin Sealed  Windows  ��� Vinyl Siding  ��� Aluminum Soffits  ��� Continuous  Eavcstroughs  ��� Patio Covers  or just add on a  beautiful West  Coast Solarium.  Mil ISTIMATM  VB-IS  tony  886-3557  Typing service - reasonable rates.  866-9346 aft. 6pm. He  HOME  RENOVATIONS  Specialists In  Additions ��� Carports  Concrete ��� Decks  Doors ��� Windows  Cabinets ��� Finishing  Vou name Ul  \ All projects considered.  Free estimates  Firm prices  References available.  BRUCE FRASER.  ENT.  885-9576  SERVING  THE COAST  FOR IS YEARS  Fabulous commercial storefront foi  ���   '      7 I    I  ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT  Full-time position available to pro-  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^ vide administrative support to  lease. Over 1000 sq. It. No trjple o>natfic^oclal service agency."  net.' Mt. Jan. 1, Seaview PlW; Responsibilities include organiza-'  Gibsons. Mane, Glen 886-7016 or tonal assistance to Board ol Dree-  Lome 1-7374081. tfn    tors, Executive Director, and pro-  House cleaning service esp: Bluff  fesskmal management team; train- to Lower Gibsons area. 686-3526.  Say "I Love You"  with a personal  W   Valentine's  Greeting..*  Compose your own message on this  coupon and bring, mail, fax, or phone it  in to us by 2 pm, Thursday, Feb. 10  Budget Model  1 col x 1/2"  S4  F.comonv  Model  1 col x 1"  S7  Bob. you mean the world  tome.  *0 Love you. Mary mp  Daddy I love you very  much and hope you'll  always De my Valentine  Love, Muffin  P S Mom loves you too  Choose from 4 sizes  designed to fit  your budget...  Publication iati  Monday, Febritaiy 14  Print your messajte hen...  Maggie  Of all the girls I've loved  ���CM  ^^ Iill  before  m.\\ ^ m\  There's none that can  ���Lv*\\ ^ IM  compare  With one who's eyes are  really  Rosie  Blue and whose face is  1 love soft kittens fluffy  truly fair  snowflakes, rainbows.  -Boris  chocolate cupcakes.  sunny days, good cheer  SM:        ~���"        ;���  butterflies, and of  lmmmm^-^'^*-*^LmWl  course, you dear  , <*<***���**���*  Larry  V            A  Deluxe Model  ^M  i,Tlx2           HcV-  mi  JH            Big Spender  \j  Model  m. MriB^I Mt  1 colx 3"  vyrv  $21  r   ��  Landing Unisex Hair Des gn and ^ m J^ Q| other  Tanning Salon has space lor rent, *, m M ��0(unt(iers. amt_  oceanview. suitable lor operator ol alM ir,,orma,ion management;  personalized seivice or retailers, s^ort to programs serving lami-  rent and service neg. Denise 886- yea with children who have special  needs and signilicant suppon to  fundraising.  Qualifications include post secondary education in olfice manage-  RUBBISH REMOVAL  Yard cleanup, llghl moves, odd  lobs, quick, Iriendly service. 885-  9694,328-1811 cell. 15c  Secretary for general oflice wotk,  WP5.I word processing and others. Available until mid-April lor  temporary assignments or projects.  Call Valerie 886-9407.       I4w  New homes renovation, additions,  by hour or contract, Call 686-3107.  ���4c  Experienced, reliable watchman:  nights, weekends or days. Wages  negotiable. $40-50 lor up to 12 hr.  shift, 685-5937 lv. mess, lor site  56. I4c  Avail, lor small drywall, taping and  spray iocs. Experienced. Call Alan  885-7080. Hw  Ceramic tile, parquet, wallpaper,  call 886-8934. tin  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  At home or at wotk, one on one or    a group. Can Jelt 886-8095. tfns  Will do French tutoring my home or Ot����ty painting. Also gardening  yours. Chtistiane 885-3825. Hw    end general labour. Steven  CATHY'S HOME CLEANING  Experienced house cleaner with  excellent relerences. 886-4660,  Hw  Hw  3916.  ���5c  Home repair or improvement inside  or out. Reasonable rates, 885-  6396. Hw  Bethune 685-3276.  ���3c  COOL RUNNINGS  One ton Iruck available lor hauling,  rubbish removal, moving, yard  maintenance, rotolilling. odd jobs.  tins    DOYOUNEED           TEACHING POSITION See to Sky ment,'sodal services, or volunteer Rubbish removal, wood bucking/ 885-3917,  Outdoor School. Available spring management; several years ol splitting, pressure washing land-    ������^^  1994ft��rt��nssees����l).Requre relaled wk ex*n��*e; prtdan- scape mantanarKe, etc. 88M737. ^^.^       IT  energetic individual with relevant cy in computer applications; and  ���*��  _  teaching degree and expetience. excellent organizational and com- pruning. Qardering, 15 yrs. expe- 25 years experienced carpenter  Apply in writing lo Box 1792, Gib- munication skills. We are seeking rianC8i tmit trees a specialty. Free ��"d paJrtet.Jm 886-7177.  Mw  sons, BC VON 1V0. Call 686-2258  lor more information. Mc  Office Manager - Full time position  in busy reforestation company  olfice. Your duties would include  answenng'l* telephone and bookkeeping. Computer skills, particular familiarity with AccPac payroll  program highly desirable, salary  negotiable, dependent on skills you  bring to the job. Submit resume to:  Whiskeyjack Reforestation Ltd.,  Box 319. Sechelt, BC VON 3A0 Att:  Tony Greenfield. Phone 685-7869.  ���fc   Storage 8 Direct Marketing Person Required should have some  experience w/bookkeeping or computers and be interested in developing a DIRECT MARKETING  an individual with initiative, independence, public relations skills,  enthusiasm lor working as a team  member, and commitment to the  community. Benefit package available.  Please submit resumes by January  20,1994, to Executive Director,  Sunshine Coast Community Services Society, Box 1069, Sechell,  BC.V0N3A0. Hw  estimates 685-9028.  Hw  CONSTRUCTION  NEW HOMES-RENOS  SUNDECKS-FENCES  INTERIOR ALTERATIONS.  PAINTING ( REFINISHING  HUNT ENTERPRISES  886-0731  37 yr. dd local carpenter. 22 yrs.  experience, seeking P/T work or  small contracts. 885-0196.   Mw  Licensed electncian, by the hour or  contract. 865-4845. He  NEED DECORATING  I ASSISTANCE?  NETWORK throughout BC. This  Colour coordinating, custom blinds,  position suitable for M/F or semi-  finishing details, design problem  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  At home or al work, one on one or  a group. Call Jeff 886-8096. tins  CHIPPING AND MULCHING  SERVICE  Turn your brush piles, leaves and  Like-minded, creative person,  health conscious, NO TV, lor 3  year old, Roberts Creek, 3 ��� 5  mornings weekly, Use. 685-2858.  Mc  Daycare, my home, Mon. - Fri.,  Garden Bay. Rels. 883-2558  Jeanelle. Hw  2 yr. old eager to share his happy  home with others, comes complete  with patent mom. Granthams, rets.  886-0026. HC  Expenenced childcare worker, win  do P/T care, my home in W.  Sechelt 885-0966 Mc  ���m-  ��� :  ���  retired. Phone 921-9119 or mail  replies lo 'The Warehouse', Box  1286, Sechelt, BC, VON 3A0  ���5c  Mature responsible adult to look  alter shephard dog while owner  away. Preler our home. Refs. 886-  2052. M*  Reliable mature person required to  provide companionship and light  housekeeping duties lor senior  gentleman in Roberts Creek. Three  hours/day, 3 days/week. $9 per  hour. Must have previous experience, vehicle and valid driver's  licence. Please send resume/references to Box 1161, Gibsons, BC.  ���4c  MONEY!  Self-motivated individuals, own  transportation, for direct commissioned tales. Good earning potential. Phone Mr. Lewis 6850382.  Mc  solving, cuslom sewing, eg. bed  ensembles, valances, home protects Call me I'm reliable and  reedy to help. Cheryl Law - Decorating Consultant 886-7372.15c  garden wasle to chips and mulch Mother of one will sit lor your child  lor compost Quick service, rea- (under 18 mos.), Mon.-Fri., days  sonaMe rates Nick at 886-2756. only, begin Jan. 15. 665-0950  Complete renovations, finishing, ' ,  decks, siding Interior 1 Exterior, Daycare required, Davis Bay. 2  Free Estimates, reliable and lamilies require 1 caregiver in our  prompt. David 686-4642.     Hw home: 2 wksJmo. lor 15 mo. ok); 3  HOMEOWNERS  HELPLINE  pots tr au 886*4768  QUALITY WOODWORK  Home Remodelling, Finishing  We look al all jobs big or small. Fot  prompt, quality work at an afford-  days/wk lor 10 mo ok) 885-9027  alt. 5pm. ��5c  L'ECOLE PASSEPARTOUT    French Immersion playgroup open-  able price, call Art Gletbracht ings lor 4-year-olds. Introduce your  685-3372or 185-7169.        ttn preschooler to the French Ian-  ��� 77 1���1     TL g^ege through play, games, emits,  Painting 8 Decorating jiamuel H. S ^ ^sc'comact Denise  Grimes. Fully qualified, 17 years ^^ ��� Vnk ^ Plfl0u|  experience. Top qualily work. 686- 355.5855 I4���  9407. Mw  From A to Z. small or large con- HANMMAN  structkxi. additions, decks, tences. ���     ��� touh n*nut��n  renovations to Zigguart. Steen Porches. AddilKins, Remod��ing, _  Hennksen Pager 885-5111 ��4w Sola'iums- No job 100 small. Bill at An entrepreneur's dream come   _z! !  666-0380 or 24 hr. pager 1-977-  true! Environmentally Iriendly, lop  Restorations and renovations, car- 6502.685-0664. ttn  perrier with 35 years experience  Call Joe 886-9257. (4c  ml to Ihr ( tmti Vi  ,S',SV) 2622  loll, (tilitiiif  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Kitchens and bathrooms, renova-  Excellent Income! $200-5500 tions specialist. Ouality workman-  weekly. Assemble products at ship, lair prices. Fast, Iree esti-  home, Miy guaranteed, no expen- mates. References available,  ence. Call 1-504-641-1114, ext. Bonded, insured. Call Donn 685-  H1239,24hrs.                 Mw 3557. Mc  PEERLESS TREE  [  SERVICE LTD  Seaway Construction Backhoe Topping - Limbing - Danger Tree  Service. Good rates, no job loo Removal, insured, Guaranteed  small. Call Bruce 685-0621.  Mc    Wotk. Free estimates. 885-2109.  ttn  INTERIOR ANO EXTERIOR  RENOVATIONS  Wallpaper, paint, carpentry, drafting free estimales. Relerences  available. 866-3463 tfns  ol the line, consumable, personal  and pet care products. Greet prolessional endorsements. Call 1-  800-999-9551 ext. 211.      Mw  la a Mary Kay Business right lor  you? For a no obligation interview  that could change your Hie call  Yvonne 886-4643. He  MORTAGES - Improve your  investments and income, contact  Box 410, c/o Box 480, Coasl  News. Gibsons, BC VON IVO.He  I  _^ ephemera  Coast News, January 17, 1994  23  remember when  5 YEARS AGO  Sechell primary school teacher and human rights activist,  Roger Lagasse has declared his  intention lo seek the NDP nomination for the coming provincial  election.  Lagasse stated "I have been  approached by a local group,  have received encouragement  from other individuals and with  the full support of my wife,  Denise, I decided to get  involved."  10 YEARS AGO  With half the local health  unit's nurses away on maternity  leave, nurse visits to school  were suspended by the medical  health officer because of cuts in  the provincial health budget.  15 YEARS AGO  A break-in at Seaview Market netted thieves approximately  $200 worth of cigarettes.  A quanity of antique furniture was stolen from a resident  on the Ocean Beach Esplanade.  John Haaf of the UBC  department of architecture was  in Gibsons to meet village planner Rob Buchan.  Haaf and Buchan inspected  the old Corlett properly being  considered as the site for the  Eileen Glassford Memorial Theatre.  25 YEARS AGO  Two new members of the  Sechelt district school board are  Dr. Walter Burtnick and the  Reverend Barry Jenks.  35 YEARS AGO  A Marine Drive landmark  has gone.  The cherry tree has been cut  down by the occupant of the  house nexl to the Coast News.  The tree is reported to have been  planted in 1912 by George Gibson.  45 YEARS AGO  Discussions start at Sechelt's  St. Hilda's Church favouring  construction of a parish hall.  Coast News  "Intro Ads"  are coming!  Through Const New pursonnl classifieds,  "Intro Ads." you could meet a new  step dnndnK partner, it date for coffee  or a fourth for bridge!  Call 080 2022 or 0115-3030  lo plate your Tree Intro Ad.  Maximum 20 words, hoc per word thereafter,  38. Business 141. Legal  Opportunities  WATKINS  Famous spices, extracts and norm  remedies, since 1868. Dealers  needed. For Iree inlo, wrile lo P.O.  Bon 43075, Richmond, BC V6Y  3Y3. ��3c  Small affordable franchise. House  sitting and pet care service, pre-  established clientele, flexible  hours. Call Sharon 885-2228. ss  40 Too Late To  Classify  Personal  NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT lo  the REPAIRERS LIEN ACT.  NOTICE is hereby given lhal the  1978 JEEP CHEROKEE. DUALP,  serial��J8M16NN05921, owned  by Walter Grant Bamsdale ol P.O.  Box 691, Gibsons, B.C., and held  by Wall's Towing and Automotive  Services, RR ��2, S3, C17, 694  Hwy. 101, Gibsons, B.C., loran  outstanding debt in the amount ol  $1,045.93, will be sold at a public  sale al 10:00 a.m. on January 24,  1994 at Walt's Towing and Automotive Services, 694 Highway  101, Gibsons, B.C. ��4c  New to Coasl. Anyone also interested in swimming, sailing, bicycling, canoeing, folk music or  Crafts call 866-6829. ��3c  Music  Lowrey V70,61 note, never used,  $350 lirm; large screen lor slides,  new cond., S40; 3 Kodak slide  trays 686-7565. I5w  MAGUS KENNELS REQ.  Dog t Cat Boarding  "Science Diet" pet foods  Dog Obedience Classes  78 WINNEBAGO  By virtue of a repairers (en,  on behalf of Suncoast  Motors Ltd. we will dispose  ota 1978 Winnebago Class  A Motorhome, VIN  10F45J197839, owner  Maria DeVorkin, to recover  $7888.66. UnittobesoWat  the Vancouver Auto  Auction 805 Boyd Ave.,  New Westminster, BC, on  Jan 26/94. Resetve bids  may be presented to  Suncoast Motors Ltd, 1117  Sunshine Coast Hwy.,  Gibsons, BC, prior to date  ofsale. 10%deposit  required with bid. Deposit  refunded to unsuccesful  bidders.  For Sale  6'xl2' dog kennel w/lge. dog  house. 885-9351. ISw  '82 Ford Stn. wagn. 8 '82 Cavalier,  both exc. cond., $1200 ea. obo.  886-7677. I5w  Trucka  76 Ford Courier Hat deck, no rust,  $650.885-3887 I5w  Campers  1971 - 24 It. Prowler. RV trailer,  very clean. Asking $2800. 885-  3453. <5w  BAILIFF SALE  Under the Warehouse  Lien Act. To cover outstanding debt $1576.48  28 It. T.Bird Sail Boat.  No name nor number.  White & blue colour.  Sold as Is, where is. No  warranty, expresssed or  impled. Contact  Vancouver Island. Bailiff  338-5913. Offers close  Jan. 21,1994  i  For Rent  ���  OCEAN FRONT  | apartment w/spectacular view, 7-  Isles adult apl.. Hwy. 101, Madeira  Park. 685-3910. ��5w  2 bdrm. penthouse suite, Sechelt.  walking distance to all amenities,  quiet building, adult oriented, NIP.  rets.. $5l5/mo. 685-9017.    ��5w  GET RID  OF THOSE  UNWANTED  ITEMS    .  IN THE  COAST  NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS!  NOTICE TO LAWERS  FAMILY LAW - CONTRACT LEGAL  SERVICES  Applications ate invited from lawyers practicing family law to  provide legal services to the Crown in the communities ol:  SECHELT  in cases in Provincial Court under Ihe Family and Child Service  Act. Youna Oflenders Act and Criminal Code. Ihe Family Relations  ��0, and in connection with Ihe 'Family Maintenance Progiam- of  the Ministry of Social Services Services are required lor Ihe  period April 1,1994 to March 31,1995  Semes required:  ��� Representation lor the Superintendent ol Family and Child  Service under the Family and Child Seivice Act:  ��� Representation ol wards ol Ihe Superintendent ol Family and  Child Service under the Young Offenders Act and Criminal Code  oLCanala.  ��� Representation ot maintenance claimants in regard to services  provided under Ihe Reciprocal Enforcement of Maintenance  Orders provisions of the Family Relalcitt Act:  ��� Legal Service for Ihe Ministry ol Social Services in connection  with Ihe Family Maintenance Program, pursuant to the S4MM  Applications are to make reference lo Ihe court location, type ol  seivice and Ihe desired fixed monthly fee for service under each  Act. Applicants may reply in respect to one or more ol the seivice  categories and locations.  Applications shall be in writing and delivered lo:  Ministry ot Attorney General  Legal Services Branch  609 Broughton Street  Victoria, B.C.  VBV1X4  Attention:     Family  Law Contract  Administration  For further information concerning service levels and service  requirements, Applicants can obtain an inlormation package by  contacting Ihe Ministry al: Telephone: 356-5979, lax no. 356-9284.  PROVINCE Or BRITISH COLUMBIA  MINISTRY OF ATTORNEY GENERAL  ���  SUNSHINE    COAST    REGIONAL    DISTRICT  WWW ^           \o  >MMMMm/m  jtdl  MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 1994  UPCOMING MEETINGS  Development Services Committee  Thursday, lanuary 20th at 2:00 pm  Planning Committee  Thursday, lanuary 20th to follow Development Services  Arts Liaison and Support Committee  Friday, Janaury 21st at 2:00 pm  Forest Advisory Committee  Wednesday, January 26th at 7:00 p.m.  Regular Board  Thursday, January 27th at 7:30 p.m.  DOG TAGS  1994 DOC TAGS NOW AVAILABLE.  Buy your tag before the end of February for $5 and avoid the penalty.  'Price doubles as of March 1 .*  Dog tags available at the following locations:  ��� S.C.R.D., 5477 Wharf Rd., Sechelt  ��� Town of Cibsons, 474 S. Fletcher St., Cibsons  ��� The Dog Control Officer  (As per SCRD Bylaw No. 314,1987, all dogs in Areas B (Halfmoon  Bay), D (Roberts Creek), E (Elphinstone) and F (West Hritoe Sound)  require dog tags.)  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING  Pursuant to Sections 956 and 957 of the Municipal Act a public  hearing will be held to consider the' following Bylaw of the Sunshine  Coast Regional District.        '  "Roberts Creek Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 375,1990"  In general terms, the purpose of Bylaw No. 375 is to adopt a new  Official Community Plan, to establish goals, objectives and policies  respecting the form and character of existing and proposed land use  and servicing requirements in the Roberts Creek Plan Area which is  the area of lands that is the subject of the bylaw and which is shown  on the following map.  . I'l AN ARIA B0UNDAII1        Gf.ORG I A  The Plan establishes goals, objectives and policies for the Community  Environment, the Physical Environment, Development Permit Areas,  Commercial, Tourist Commercial and Industrial land uses, Residential  and Country Residential land uses, including residential densities,  Parks and Recreation uses, Institutional uses, Water Service facilities,  Sewage and Solid Waste Disposal, Public Utilities, the Major Road  Network and Transportation.  The public hearing will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 30,  1994 in the Roberts Creek Hall, 1309 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts  Creek. All persons who deem their interest in property to be affected  by the proposed Bylaw shall be afforded an opportunity to be heard  on matters contained therein.  The above is a synopsis of the Bylaw and is not deemed to be an  interpretation of the bylaw. Bylaw No. 375 and associated documents  and reports may be inspected at the Regional District Office in the  Royal Terraces building at 5477 Wharf Road, Sechelt, B.C. during  office hours namely Monday to Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  and Thursday and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., from January 17th up  to and including lanuary 28, 1994.  Sunshine Coast Regional District  Mr. L Jardine  Secretary  Box 800, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0  Telephone 885-2261  NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS  1. ELPHINSTONE OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PUN AMENDMENT BYLAW 297.9  2. ELECTORAL AREA A ZONING AMENDMENT BYLAW 337.14  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT BOARD ROOM  7:00 P.M., THURSDAY, JANUARY 27,1994  Pursuant to Sections 956 and 957 of the Municipal Act public hearings  will be held to consider the following bylaws of the Sunshine Coast  Regional District:  1. Elphinstone Official Community Plan Amendment  Bylaw No. 297.9,1993  The intent of Bylaw 297.9 is to amend "Elphinstone Official Community  Plan Bylaw No. 297, 1986 by designating portions of District Lots 683 &  684, including an area 15 metres from the crest of eroded stream or  ravine slopes, in Development Permit Area 1; Beach Front and  Ravine/Creek Eroded Slopes. Land affected by Bylaw 297.9 is adjacent to  Charman Creek headwaters in the vicinity of Mahan Road and Inglis  Road as indicated on the following map:  2. Electoral Area A Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 337.14,1993  The intent of Bylaw 337.14 is to amend Sunshine Coast Regional District  Electoral Area A Zoning Bylaw No. 337, 1990 to rezone a portion of  District Lot 6890, except part in Plan 14093, from a "D" Subdivision  District (2,000 m! minimum parcel area) to a "C" Subdivision District (1  hectare average parcel area). The subject property of Bylaw 337.14 is  shown on the following map:  L.6860 fi  APPENDIX t TO BYLAW 337.14  II. mi ���  i860  From  To  4. .7193 j i  i 1  ^��" I"  'O' Subdivision Olitrtcl  ���Q' Subdivision District  - ���r-rrrr  5861       |���-   ������������ ,"  V..6890  Vw^L 6289      \ -.  _!-L6288  ���4    ��  a 1.6290 8 V  i-.6?a7  , 6884  =<$&��-  I ��� 'e  L6286 |L6285  ?|L5234.'   (  The public hearings are scheduled to be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday,  January 27, 1994 in the Board Room of the Sunshine Coast Regional  District offices, 5477 Wharf Road, Sechelt, All persons who deem their  interest in property to be affected by the proposed bylaws shall be  afforded an opportunity to be heard on matters contained in Ihe bylaws.  The above is a synopsis of the bylaws and is nol deemed to be an  interpretation of the bylaws. The bylaws and associated reports may be  inspected at the Regional District Office in the Royal Terraces building at  5477 Wharf Road, Sechelt, B.C. during office hours, namely Monday to  Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Thursday and Friday 8:00 a.m. to  6:00 p.m. from January 10,1994 up to and including January 27,1994.  Mr L Jardine Sunshine    Coast    Regional    District  Secretary Box 800, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0  HOURS ��� MONDAY TO WEDNESDAY 8:00AM TO 5:00PM, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 8:00AM TO 6:00PM 24 Coast News, January 17, 1994  news  A frame within a frame  Uav Derolf works nn Ihr new SCRD office space nn Teredo  Street. Joel Johnstone photo  police notes  Sechelt RCMI' are in the  midsi of constructing an elaborate plan to catch vandals trashing fences, signs. lights and mailboxes in the Fawn Road area.  "We have been experiencing a  lot of vandalism in th.U area and  we are attempting to do some  innovative things about it." said  Const. Mel Spielman,  Spielman wouldn't reveal  exactly whal the detachment is  planning for fear of impeding the  investigation,  Loss of power tools  Several power tools worth  under $1,000 were taken from a  room at the Marshall building on  Ihe Porpoise Bay Indian Reserve  sometime overnight Jan. 8. Police  have identified suspects and are  continuing their investigation.  Red handed  A 32-year-old Sechell man  has been charged with impaired  driving and possession of a stolen  vehicle after allegedly colliding  with a 1991 Plymouth Acclaim  Jan. 8 at Trail Avenue and Spindrift.  The man had been driving a  red 1988 Dodge Omni al the time  of the accident, which resulted in  a total of $7,000 damage to both  vehicles. The man will appear in  Sechell Provincial Court heb. 15.  RCMP warning  Police are warning Sechelt  residents to lock up their property  after receiving three reports of  suspicious characters attempting  to break into homes in the Surf  Circle area overnight Jan. 7-1).  Spielman said police are planning  to conduct more patrols of the  area, bul are relying on residents  to lock up iheir doors "People up  here are more relaxed in securing  Iheir properly lhan in the city."  Spielman said.  Stolen prawn traps  A Madeira I'ark fisherman  had a "substantial" number of his  prawn traps stolen offshore  sometime overnight Jan. 10. The  Marine Services section of Ihe  Sechell RCMP detachment is  continuing its investigation,  Witnesses  Police continue lo receive  reports from witnesses of the Jan  2 purse snatching at the Trail Bay  Mall. The theft involved an elderly woman who was entering the  mall witli her husband when an  unidentified man grabbed her  purse and lied with a friend. The  husband pursued Ihe culprits to  no avail.  Counterattack working  Driving while impaired during  the holidays is on the decline in  (iihsons, it seems.  "It was a quiet Christmas,"  said RCMP Corp. Robin Blair,  when asked aboul Ihe results of  the recent drunk driving counterattack program.  "1 would say il was fairly typical in terms of motor vehicle  accidents and related charges."  Four people were charged  with impaired driving between  Dec. 8 and Jan. 3 while three  other drivers were handed 24-  hour suspensions for being under  Ihe influence.  One motor vehicle accident  was reported during that period  as alcohol-related.  Blair said the number of  impaired drivers charged in the  counterattack is "reasonable" for  the time of year.  Police dedicated a total of 6.5  hours io the counterattack and  checked 375 vehicles. Roadside  checks were conducted on Highway 101 and along any main  roads whenever members of the  detachment could find the time  belween complaints.  Forced Into action  An elderly man was forced to  leap out of the way of a vehicle  which swerved in his direction as  he was walking south on Dougal  Road in Lower Gibsons at 5:15  p.m Jan. 12 The man jumped to  Ihe side of ihe road and suffered  culs, bruises and abrasions in the  process.  lie was treated at the Gibsons  Medical Clinic.  Police are looking for a compact car. dark blue or black in  color and occupied by two men.  Anyone witnessing the incident or knowing Ihe whereabouts  ol the vehicle should conlact  (iibsons police al 886-2245 or  I iimesioppcrs at 886-8477.  Invitation to Tender  OFFICE MANAGEMENT  SERVICES  We require office system development/implementation services  for a new facility. Responsibilities include clerical, administrative assistance, reception, include data entry/document processing and assistance in desk-lop publishing. This temporary contract requires flexibility of lime commitment according to our  needs estimated to range from a few hours lo 35 hours per week.  Applicant musl ha\e their own transportation.  The successful contractor must be experienced in office organization and demonstrate expertise in a wide range of clerical  skills. Ability to function independently in a fast-paced, energetic environment is essential with advanced public relations  skills lhat can manage a wide range of client inquiries. This contract will provide frontline office services for the Sunshine  Coasl Community Industrial Adjustment Committee, requiring  an understanding of forestry issues and commitment to the aims  of the organization.  Interested parties are invited to fax their tenders to 885-4195 by  January 19. 1994, Inquiries should be directed to  Barbara Whitby, Job Strategy Coordinator at 885-3705.  LAST WEEK OF JANUARY  SALE  Candide  &Corlon   *mw sq.yd.  regular 24.99  Q99  *aw   sq.yd.  (up to 15')  Below replacement cost*  When it's gone, it's gone!  Candide  15'to full rolls  ���%# sq. yd.  V .. A . k. k A *.L A  Check & compare!!  Below replacement cost!  Only 25 rolls left.  First customers get best chokes.  only  Berber  Specia  Blue  899,  Reg. $16.99  In stock only.  sq. yd.  * ���* ���.  Roll Ends  Up to 50'long  .99  ���^\T  af W P Willi %  �� SAVINGS 1  =H      to make your      gg  3/4" Solid Oak  Bruce 760  A99  ^W    sq. yd  -CB21-Toast colour  -reg. 10.99  sq. yd. - below replacement  In stock only.  3 Ply All Hardwood  Hardwood Flooring  495  From TT sq. ft.  Reg. $10.25 sq.ft.  Save $47.34 /yard  In stock only.  (khome  x ���  (���-���  m  See how  , cash a carry can  mean big savings  ���'"Mi|iiiinv"  Artificial  Turf  starting at  399  tkW sq. yd.  Brown, Red, Blue  & Green  Non-staining  Polypropylene  Frieze  only  999  sq. yd.  Even resists ink  and shoe polish!  Saxony 8Kt  oasis& ivory  899  - while they last  - below replacement  beg  Par  Vic  V8V  Atb  50  SPECIALS UNTIL FEBRUARY 28  This week's super special:  73'A "x 13 ISfloortile,  while they last $ T.89 per tile  Come & see our ceramic,  marble & granite  showroom! Floors, Full range of  Walls &Countertops       window treatments  K      at an unbeatable value  20% OFF KIRSCH hardware  FREE  on 1/2" micro &1"  E.F. Horizontal Blinds  OFFER EXPIRES FEBRUARY 28  Skee/ts  $19.94  pe�� pfeated {oo(  Congratulations to:  1st PRIZE WINNER, Annie Charles  (custom bedding ensemble)  1 J 2nd PRIZE WINNER, Bernice Duncan  7 (travel certificate)  3rd PRIZE WINNER, Wayne Coats  (wool area rug)  I-  of our Customer Appreciation Sale  Visit  our showroom  for the latest in  styles and colours  ��� Residential  m      .Commercial    ,  r        . industrial  r. .tt,


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