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 F'arlialUhV  Buildings  VlrtORtA.   B.C.  VBV  1X5. 94.09  Atfcfentiotv.RcKl Cat-din  COAST^NEWS  50 cents per copy on newsstands  SHED     1945  April 4,1994 Volume 48 Issue 14  Searching for  AIDS support  networks beyond  the Coast    ***  Ex-national  basketball team  member has  esteem      *  dream       j  Hitting 100 in  Halfmoon Bay  Local teachers  on Iqalurt  odyssey    20  Resident battles with social  stigma of being HIV positive  Michael Mclnerney tested positive for HIV in 1987.  Don Anderson pholo  by Don Anderson  (part two in a series)  When Middle Point resident  Michael Mclnerney was told he  had the Human Immuno-deficien-  cy Virus (HIV) his doctor broke  down in tears.  "His reaction when he told me  is that he started crying which  didn't help me any," says Mclnerney.  "But that's beside the point."  Mclnerney was diagnosed  with HIV in 1987 in Vancouver,  three months after moving to the  Sunshine Coast from Burnaby.  He caught it through unprotected  sex.  For the first two years, the former art teacher stayed at home  and tried to deal with it the best  way he could. That usually  involved reassessing what it  would mean to die from the disease, finding out as much as he  could about the virus and gradually improving his diet and outlook  on life.  But acceptance was not as  easy as it sounds.  "You have to do some real  thinking, or at least I had to do  some real thinking about deam  and what I wanted to do with my  Support system  for newly  infected deemed  essential  life," he says.  Mclnerney is a squat man of  43. He doesn't look any different  from anybody else who lives on  the Coast, although there is a  slight resemblance to Farley  Mowatt.  He shares eight acres of property with his partner of 15 years,  Orvis Aldrich, just off Highway  101 south of Madeira Parte. Their  home is a veritable zoo; 25 geese  and ducks of varying sizes and  breeds honk and squawk as they  wander in the courtyard between  a maze of chicken wire and man-  made ponds.  Ruby, a two-year old lab cross,  can be found chasing one of  Mclnerney's two cats while  mammoth domestic rabbits chew  on straw in their hutches.  It's like stepping into the  world of Dr. Doolitde.  "We have the distinction of  being the neighbors of Joni  Mitchell," Mclnerney says, with  obvious cheer.  He was initially wary of talking with the media about his  infection, but eventually figured  not much more harm could come  to him.  For the past seven years he has  fought the social stigma of having  the disease, once known as the  "gay plague" and "gay cancer."  "I'm a gay man, I'll tell you  that up front," Mclnerney says,  before settling into his Afghan-  covered armchair to talk about  being HIV positive.  "I feel like I'm at war, because  of the HIV and partly because of  the social implications of having  AIDS and the attitudes of society  toward me.  "Not only do I have to look  after myself, but there is all this  other stuff that has. to be dealt  with on top of it"  By talking about it, he hopes  people will understand this is a  virus that does not pick favorites,  and that a program of support for  people with AIDS (PWAs) and  HIV is essential on Ihe Coast  turn to page 2  Coast detox gets praise, seeks advice from 'experts'  by Darah Hansen  The only detoxification program in town for substance  abusers has turned to the experts  to learn how best to provide limited services to a steady list of  consumers.  Medical staff at Sl. Mary's  Hospital, including hospital  chief of staff Dr. Rob Lehman  and nursing director Wendy  Hunt took notes from recovering  drug and alcohol dependents at a  meeting held Tuesday (March  29) in Sechelt.  Three members representing  Ihe Sunshine Coast branches of  the Alcoholics and Narcotics  Anonymous groups gave their  first-hand advice on which  detox programs work and which  don't for substance abusers.  The men ��� who asked not to  be named ��� called the program  currently offered by the hospital  a much needed service on the  Coasl.  "This is first aid for the  drunk. It's a good place to come  into," one man said.  Bul, he added, program officials shouldn't be fooled; a  hard-core abuser would call <  what St Mary's offers a "joke."  With the flexibility and relative  freedom of the program, "you  couldn't handle (a hard-core  addict) in your hospital... He'd  leave."  But it's a good place for an  abuser to start if he or she is  serious about kicking the habit,  they agreed.  The men, who now work  with those trying to clean up  their act, said the number of  substance abusers on the Coast  is "shocking" ��� they believe  there are more abusers per capi  ta here than in any urban centre.  The detox program at St.  Mary's officially got off the  ground last year when medical  ;l4ff decided to consolidate all  information and services previously offered by the hospital on  an individual basis, said program organizer Wendy Hunt.  The program works within  the hospital's current budgetary  constraints and offers two beds  to those interested in seeking  help to end substance abuse.  It is a voluntary admission  service, Hunt said. No one is  forced to enter or stay.  Patients are sent to the hospital on a doctor's referral. They  are asked to be substance-free  for at leasl 24 hours prior to  entering the program and to  remain so during the length of  their stay.  It is not a detox unit, Hunt  stressed. The hospital program  provides a lesser degree of support than detox units or treatment centers on the Lower  Mainland.  It is, however, the only detox  service on the Sunshine Coast.  Also present at Tuesday's  meeting were representatives  from several other drug and  alcohol support groups on the  coast ��� the Psychiatric Day  Hospital, Women's Transition  House, Port Mellon Men's  Recovery House and ihe Native  Alcohol and Drug Program.  Group members suggested  several improvements to the  existing hospital program,  including expanding services to  adolescents and providing a  more flexible admission service  for emergency withdrawals.  Local detox program medically supported  The detox program available  at St. Maiy's Hospital in Sechelt  is a voluntary admission service  for people who seek help to end  their alcohol and drug addictions.  While in the hospital, patients  are provided with standardized  medical and nursing care for  their withdrawal symptoms.  They are further given educational opportunities to learn  about their problems as well as  an introduction to community  resource and support groups.  Patients are asked to be alcohol and/or drug free 24 hours  prior to their admission into the  program.  However, some flexibility  will be given to those who enter  on an emergency basis and are  considered sincere in their appeal  for help.  Patients using the program  must be referred by a doctor.  They will see a doctor daily.  The length of stay depends on  several different factors, including age, size and physical condition. The usual length of stay is  seven days.  Patients are allowed only  three admissions into the detox  program within a 12-month period. Once discharged, there is a  30 day service limitation before  that patient may be considered  for re-admission.  People seeking help or sup  port within the Coast community  for their addictions are encouraged to contact:  ��� Action: Alcohol and Drug  Counselling (885-5680);  ��� Port Mellon Men's Recovery House (884-0099);  ��� Native Alcohol and Drug  Program (885-9404).  Other support services available include Alcohol or Narcotics Anonymous, Women's  Transition House and Al-Anon.  Maritime History Society  preparing to launch centre  by Ian Cobb  The Sunshine Coasl Maritime History Society is ready lo  sel sail.  Wilh a growing membership,  a newly released newsletter,  events planned and a busy summer season yawning before  Ihem, society members are  eagerly awaiting the April 9  grand opening of their Maritime  History Centre.  Located in "a bomb-proof  bunker" on Molly's Lane (as  their newsletter [Vol. I No. 1]  describes it), the centre has been  open for several months and  more and more people are coming through every monlh, said  society vice-president Lilian  Kunstler.  "We've had more than 365  people through this month and  it's been increasing every month  for the pasl two months," she  said.  The history centre, usually  open during business hours recognized by other merchants on  Molly's Lane, is also getting  mqre items for display, from  local collections or from ihe  Vancouver Maritime Museum.  "We've had a wonderful  week this week. Stuff has been  coming in like crazy," Kunstler  said.  'It's exciting. Things  are happening a lot  quicker than we  expected'  ���Lilian Kunstler  A quick scan around the  room confirms that. There's a  port-hole, the ship's bell off Ihe  Cardena, an old steamer, a single-candle signal light, a log  book from a sailor who plied the  waters around ihe globe in  1904, various models and paintings of ships and steamers, a life  ring, signal flags, charts and  maps, as well as maritime-  flavoured items for sale.  Receiving strong play on the  back wall is a replica of the  ship's wheel from the HMS Discovery.  "The wood is out of the  Queen's forest," Kunstler said.  As she guides the Coasl  News around the centre, a couple from Nanaimo trundle in  and amble about, bending over  lo peer at items that once served  an important purpose and now  serve as a reminder of what life  was once like on the West  Coast.  As Kunstler and sociely president John De Kleer greet the  visitors, Kunstler notes that the  centre has hosled people from  all over the world. Recently,  visitors from locations such as  Japan, Australia, Holland and  Mauritius have signed the log  book at Ihe entrance to the centre.  Always seeking new items  for display and volunteers to  spend a few hours at the centre,  the society newsletter asks,  "When was the lasl lime you  met someone from Mauritius?"  "We're always looking for  more volunteers," Kunstler said.  "It's exciting. Things are  happening a lot quicker than we  expected," she said.  Sunshine Coast Maritime History Society president John De  Kleer studies a chart. Ian Cobb photo  _____  _____  m*t"     " ���  '     i I���'  I    ' tarn Coast News, April 4, 1994  What is a  Network Classified Ad?  are ordinary classified ads  that appear in all  108 member newspapers of  the B.C. and Yukon Community  Newspapers Association,  To reach over 3,000,000 readers  for only $225 (up to 25 words)  and $4.00 each additional word  call this newspaper at:  886-2622 ��� 885-3930  news  HIV victim accepts reality of death  from page I  "I know there are many people out there desperate with fear  trying to figure out what lo do  with their lives or how to handle  it. If a person could reach out and  help a little bit, I think thai is  great," he says.  "I don't really see that happening much on the Coast."  Mclnerney first heard about  the disease in 1979, at a time  when he was making the choice  lo lead a homosexual lifestyle.  Although he had read about the  disease for many years, nothing  could prepare him for the news  he would receive in 1987.  At first, he was "severely  depressed" about the infection,  but with Ihe help of his friend,  Rick, who had advanced AIDS,  he joined AIDS Vancouver's  Buddy Program. The program  was one of the first established in  Canada to provide one-on-one  emotional support for persons  with HIV and AIDS who need a  friend to turn to.  "I wasn't totally alone but  certainly it would have been a lot  better had there been a support  group on the Coast," Mclnerney  says.  That has changed somewhat;  Mclnerney now belongs to a  small, informal group of HIV  positive persons who meet on a  regular basis to discuss treatments, exchange information and  share experiences.  "All of us have been positive  for some time and have tried different things, and have gone  through the initial 'shit hit the  fan' experience of it all," he says.  To protect his fragile immune  system and ease stress, Mclnerney uses alternative therapies,  including traditional Chinese  acupuncture, visualization and  self-hypnosis, while paying close  attention to his diet.  "Your health becomes your  career," he says.  Today, Mclnerney appears to  have accepted being HIV positive. Granted, he is taking life a  lot slower now than when he was  unaware of his infection, but at  least he is alive.  "We all die and it's a matter  of time. Whether you have two  minutes or 20 years is immaterial, really. We don't think of that  but it's how you spend that two  minules or 20 years that counts,"  he says.  HIV buddy program providing support  Spring Cleaning Special  $407 flue  A savings of 20% off regular cleaning  Certified and Insured  ��� Cleaning  ��� Installations and relinings  ��� Insurance Inspections  ��Chimney deglazing  ��� OH furnace cleaning  885-FLUE (3583)  RR#1 Tyson Road, Sechelt, B.C. VON 3A0  by Don Anderson  Retired Sunshine Coast resident Vic Anderson is a real  buddy.  The 71-year-old retired  accountant is one of two AIDS  Vancouver's representatives on  the Coast and a volunteer in its  Buddy Program, a one-on-one  support plan for people diagnosed with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and  Acquired Immuno-Deficiency  Syndrome (AIDS).  People who have tested positive for the virus can call up  AIDS Vancouver which will then  match them with a volunteer in  their communily. That person  will then spend at least four  hours a week with that Buddy.  For Anderson, being a Buddy  can be a real challenge.  "You can Uy and put yourself  in their shoes but unless you have  Ihe virus yourself you can't  understand it," he said during an  interview at his waterfront home  near Wilson Creek.  Anderson has been a Buddy to  as many as five people at one  time since he joined the program  three years ago.  (The Coast's other resident  Buddy is Paris Crampton.)  "I never thought I would  know anyone who had AIDS or  HIV," he said. "There are a lot on  the Coast. They say there's more  than 50 here; I would say there's  probably more."  For the most part, a Buddy is  there to provide assistance wherever needed, including shopping  for groceries, doing housework  and lending an ear or shoulder  for support.  "When you come down with  this disease you believe your  whole life is over," Anderson  explains. "A lot of them go  through terrible depression when  they find out."  People living with HIV who  live the longest are those who  take care of themselves by maintaining a healthy outlook and  nutritional diet, he added.  Unfortunately, public pressure  and lack of understanding about  the disease often forces people  who are positive to live sheltered  lives, which only further exacerbates the frail immune system.  Most people, Anderson said,  tend to take a "it's never going to  liappen to me" attitude, which he  believes is a sense of false securi  One of Ihe most serious problems on the Coast is the number  of people sharing needles to do  hard drugs such as cocaine and  heroin.  Anderson has been involved  with the Port Mellon Men's  Recovery House and has been a  Buddy to several recovering drug  addicts with HIV. "They are all  so young," he said.  To date, Anderson has seen  four of his buddies die of AIDS.  It's something that he would not  like to get used to.  "When you sit there day after  day wilh them going downhill  and knowing they are going lo  die, you get quite depressed  yourself," he said.  "But you have to accept il.  They are relieved from a lot of  pain and suffering."  Lower Mainland agencies promote awareness  ���iiiiiiiiiiiwmmiiiiiiitiimiiiiwiiiiwim  TIDELINE  MARINE LTD.  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"We try to do as much as we  can around here," said Dana  Kossen, a member of the society,  active volunteer and person living with AIDS and HIV. "Every  bit of information that is out  there we try to get our hands on."  Services include a food bank  for members of the society, peer  counselling and regular Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics  Anonymous meetings geared  specifically toward people living  with AIDS and HIV.  The centre will also assist  people in need of affordable  housing or legal support.  Unfortunately, where there is  talk about the AIDS virus, there  is usually discrimination, Kossen  said.  To combat this problem, the  society offers a list of physicians  willing to handle AIDS and HIV  cases in the event that an infected  person receives a negative  response from a physician not  wanting to handle the case.  ''I get calls from people who  have tried to find a physician and  have gotten negative response,"  said Kossen.  "It hits everybody different so  you must be your own doctor."  Kossen has knowingly lived  with the HIV virus for five years,  having contracted it through  intravenous cocaine use and  unsafe sex. A recovering alcoholic and drug addict, Kossen  now lives a more careful  lifestyle, with improved nutrition, stress reduction and positive  thinking. "Although we don't  have a cure for the virus, we've  come a long way with various  therapies for the opportunistic  infections," he said.  Working with PWA, he has  discovered that most people  aren't aware of how many people  actually have the virus. Tlie number is underestimated, he said.  "Il used lo be only something  you heard on the news; it was an  'Oprah' thing. Now it has  become sort of a personal thing  in that a lot of people know  The Palliative Care Unit at St Mary's Hospital. Joel Johnstone pholo  someone with it," Kossen said.  "It's starling to hit home a lot  more." The main centre for  research and treatment in Canada  is Ihe BC Centre for Excellence  in HIV/AIDS research at St.  Paul's Hospital in downtown  Vancouver.  Here, people living with  AIDS and HIV are treated with a  number of drags, including AZT  and DCC3. Although the drugs  have managed to slow the progression of AIDS symptoms,  physicians and biologists have  been critical of the side effects  brought on by their use.  Nevertheless, research at the  hospital continues into treatment  of the disease and virus, and  patients continue lo flock to the  facility in growing numbers  every year.  On Monday, federal heallh  minister Diane Marleau  announced Health Canada will  contribute $1 million over three  years to the organizing committee of the XI International Conference on AIDS to be held in  Vancouver in 1996.  In the first year, the funds will  used to establish 500 scholarships providing free registration  to the conference to Canadians  living with HIV and AIDS.  |j. Reporter experiences the fear of HIV test results  FREE FILM or  2  ND  SET  OF PRINTS  WITH EVERY  FILM DEVELOPED  1 HR PHOTOS  5X7 PRINTS 99<t  BUY, TRADE OR RENT  SEGA, SUPER NINTENDO  TRI ��� PHOTO  885-2882  103 -57I0TEREDOST.,SECHELT  A first-person account  by Don Anderson  "Whal if you are HIV positive? How are you going to be  affected hy thai?"  ���Vic Anderson, AIDS Vancouver representative and retired  Sunshine Coast resident  It was one of the most brutally honest questions I faced in Ihe  days following my own test for  HIV at the Coast-Garibaldi  Health U.iit in Gibsons.  When I first considered taking  the lest, it was lo present a more  palpable account of Ihe procedure. Instead of interviewing  health nurse Johanna Rzepa over  the phone about the procedure, I  would offer my arm and blood  for a first-hand account of HIV  testing on the Coasl.  To my disappointment. I  would receive no danger pay  from the newspaper.  The lest is fairly simple. You  5627 Met Avenue  Sechelt  British Columbia  Canada V0N3AO  Enroll Now  Spaces are available In the  following Extension Courses:  fculcs of Microcomputers  Mon. J. Wed., May I-18,6:30-9:30pm   $195  Mastering Spreadsheets  Mon.8.Wed.,Aprilll-27,7-l0pm      $195  Mastering Data last  Tues. ��.1hurs.,Apfll 12-28.7- 10pm      $195  Introduction to Windows  Tues. 8. Thurs., May 3 -19,6:30 -9:30 pm $195  For registration or Information on any  of these courses, call 885-9310.  are presented with a series of  questions which determine which  high-risk category you fit inlo.  The categories include intravenous drug user, homosexual,  bi-sexual, blood transfusion and  unprotected sex.  "Anyone who is concerned  about high-risk behaviour, we  feel il is a real positive step lo do  the test," Rzepa said reassuringly, as we reviewed the three-page  questionnaire together.  While Ihe test is simple, it's  the stress leading up lo and following ihe extraction of blood  lhal is most exhausting.  "The wailing period can cause  anxiety for some people," said  Rzepa, just before she drew a  vial full of blood from my left  arm.  She wasn't kidding.  For the most part, I felt fairly  relaxed in the first few hours  afler seeing my blood sealed in a  metal lube and prepared for shipment lo Vancouver. But by the  lime 1 sal down lo talk with Vic  Anderson (no relation), 52 hours  after taking Ihe test, I had  become extremely irritable, nervous and mildly distraught.  A lot of "whal ifs" stilted in  my mind. If I was positive, how  would my family and friends  react? Would I still have a job to  go to in the morning? How  would I deal with discrimination  against HIV carriers?  Did I have a support network  of my own?  Not knowing whether I was a  carrier of this dreadful virus was  getting lo me, and I began thinking I should never have gone for  the test, that il was a horrendous  mistake on my part.  On Friday, March 25.1 contacted Rzepa who promptly told  me the test had proved negative.  I was not HIV positive.  At first, my synapses failed lo  register the news and I asked her  lo repeal what she had just said.  Within five minules of hanging up the phone I was feeling  complete relief and began gloating about my "cleanness" around  Ihe office.  Suddenly a great weighl of  potential despair and fear of the  unknown was lifted.  The feeling lasted about 10  minutes before a less existential  thought registered:  I may be "clean," but what  aboul Ihose who aren't? Coast News, April 4, 1994  news  ^n^  Sunshine Coast Arts Counul  Sunshine Coast Arts Centre  Trail & Medusa, Sechelt  Alan Kristmanson talks to (irade 9 studenls at Elphinstone Secondary School.  Hoopster passes pointers  along to Elphie students  Ian Cobb photo  by Ian Cobb  Esteem was Ihe theme coming from a guy who played  against the Dream Team.  Grade 8 and 9 students at  Elphinstone Secondary School  heard a few important life messages March 29 when former  Canadian National Basketball  team member Alan Kristmanson  towered into town as part of The  Esteem Team.  Formed in late January, the  Esteem Team is a group of about  30-40 "who's who" from BC  involved, or formerly involved,  in amateur and professional  sports who lour Ihe province  speaking to studenls.  When Kristmanson made his  crisp, to-the-point talk, it was  about the 400th presentation  made by the group, which also  includes athletes such as former  national ski team members Felix  Belczyk and Michelle Hendry,  soccer player Paul Dolan and  |basketballer,JayJrian(^^ys.v;:.,,l  I "The main thing ja��U-&SA  learn from it is Ihe things we did  Iwrong," Kristmanson lOld'the  students about his talk.  He spoke about four things  people can do lo better themselves and feel good about themselves.  "The first thing you have to  do is dream of great things," he  said, adding, it may sound silly,  but dreams provide an impetus to  continue striving.  The second important "thing"  is to set goals, Kristmanson said.  He relayed a story about  when was a basketball star in  high school and thought he was  hot stuff when he went to univer  sity.  "When I got to university I  thought I was pretty good, but I  set no goals for myself. Thus I  didn't improve as a basketball  player and I became a lousy student."  As a result, he dropped out of  school and traveled to New  Zealand where he played professional basketball for a year.  "You can never be  satisfied with how  good you are'  -Alan Kristmanson  When he returned, he set  goals for himself, such as "just  getting a tryout with the national  team."  With lhat, Kristmanson  moved onto his third point.  "You can never be satisfied  with how good you are," he said,  sliding into a vignette about  watching players on the US 1992'  Dream Team basketball squad  working out in Portland prior to  the Barcelona Olympics.  "After the players walked off  the court (after practice),  Michael Jordan and Larry Bird  came back" and continued working out.  "Here's a guy (Jordan) who is  the best who ever played asking  a coach, 'How's my footwork?'"  The reason for that, Kristmanson said, was that Jordan was  always afraid of not being the  best.  "There's always people better  than you are. Never be satisfied  wilh how you're doing," he said.  noting that Jordan retired from  professional basketball because  he had reached his goals and his  skill level peaked.  "He had no desire to come  into the gym to improve himself."  The fourth and final point  made by Kristmanson was the  one "that is by far the hardest.  You have to believe in yourself.  If someone would have told me  in Ladner (where he grew up)  that I would be playing in the  Olympics, I would have said  they were nuts."  A big problem with society  and one that hits kids entering  their teens is negativism, he told  the students.  "There's so many negative  people around," he said ���  coaches who tell kids they're too  small or too slow to play a sport  or adults who tell kids they're  "too dumb" to become a doctor  or lawyer. "And it's not going to  stop when you leave here."  As an example of how people  uy lo beat you down with negativism, Kristmanson related how  the Vancouver Sun reported that  the only reason he made Ihe  Olympic team was because more  players from Ihe West Coasl  were needed on the roster,  "You've got to listen to the  person that talks to you the most  ���yourself," he said.  Kristmanson, now a Whistler  resident, also told the studenls  that "just because you're from  Gibsons," doesn't mean you  can't reach for the stars.  By setting high goals and  working hard to reach Ihose  goals, you may nol reach that  exact goal ��� but you will push  higher than if you set no goals.  District budget will hit taxpayers  by Darah Hansen  Taxpayers in the Sunshine  Coast Regional District (SCRD)  will be expected to dig a little  deeper this year to cover the  increased costs in Ihe 1994 bud-  gel  The budget, passed unanimously last Thursday (March  31) by SCRD directors, is up  aboul $1 million from lasl year,  wilh expenditures totalling just  under $8 million.  Lasl year's expenditures  totalled $6,283,125.  Before passing, approximately $180,000 was shaved off this  year's budget.  Regional district directors  agreed to a variety of cost-cutting measures, including implementing a hiring freeze at the  government office, at leasl until  the completion of a staff study.  Roberts Creek director Brett  McGillivray said the study is  scheduled to begin in late April  and is expected to take at least  two months lo complete.  The aim of the $25,000 study  is to sort out where the office  can become more efficient in its  staffing and resources.  The temporary hiring freeze  immediately effects two positions ��� in the mapping and  planning departments ��� that  were being considered for posting. It's estimated the freeze  will save the district approximately $75,000.  Directors further agreed to a  significant cut in the area of  solid waste disposal.  McGillivray said hardest hit  was Ihe recycling department  wilh an estimated $47,000  reduction in funding.  He added that, despite the  cuts, the funding allocated lo  solid waste disposal is still up in  all departments from last year.  The Economic Development  Commission was also hit with a  $10,000 reduction.  At a regional district board  meeting in mid-March, directors  had turned thumbs down on the  1994 budget, saying the increase  in expenditures was too rich for  their constituents to swallow.  Bul McGillivray said Ihis  week it was difficult to reduce  costs due to "a number of new  things happening" this year,  among them the Gibsons swimming pool, library construction  and the formation of a recreation commission.  The final budget numbers are  expected to be available Ihis  week.  Expect ferry rates to rise in April  , Thanks to a $5.5-million cutback in subsidies to the BC  Ferry Corporation (BCFC) in  the upcoming year, ferry users  can expect an increase in fares  in about a month's time.  With the cuts in subsidies,  BC Ferry's annual subsidy  dropped from $41.7- million to  $36.2-million.  "Obviously, it will figure in  when we're reviewing our tariffs (for the upcoming fiscal  year)," said corporation public  affairs manager Ed McKenzie.  Now that provincial finance  minister Elizabeth Cull has  released her budget (March 22),  the ferry corporation is working  on its budget.  While the subsidy chop will  impact on the operating costs, it  won't affect capital projects like  the Langdale Ferry Terminal,  McKenzie said.  As for when BCFC will jack  up their tariffs, thai remains to  be seen, McKenzie said.  "We're in the process of  finalizing our upcoming budget," he said. "Beyond soon ��� I  can't say."  McKenzie said BCFC traditionally tries to make its tariff  announcements in lale April.  This is Ihe third straight year  in which the corporation has  been hit by subsidy reductions.  ll has become a factor over  which the corporation has no  control, McKenzie said.  "We jusl accept Ihe budget."  activity centre  -^      thru April...      l  >   All strength training  memberships  "2 for I "  'r'Join with a friend!  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Coast News, April 4, 1994  opinion  Has Trail Bay Park  been fully  explored?  It is understandable that Sechelt council feels some pressure for development that will provide the town with a tax  base. However, council might be wise lo consider if Ihere is  a way that the Trail Bay area, now targeted for a  residential/commercial development, could be developed  into the kind of park proposed by the Trail Bay Park Society.  We are not advocating that this be done by spending great  amounts of public money at a lime when government  restraint is the order of the day (although the park might end  up a worthwhile investment for the town's yet to be fully  developed tourism industry).  No, what we are wondering is if all alternate methods of  financing and maintaining such a park have been fully  explored.  Are there other ways than using local taxes to raise money  to acquire the land, or could a land swap be worked out with  developer Jeffrey Tong in a way that we might come out  with a win-win-win situation ��� for the town, the developer  and those who would visit and use the park, now and in the  future?  Can the park, as proposed by the Society, end up being a  source of revenue for the town over the long haul? Has that  been fully explored? If the advocates of the park can make a  convincing case that the park will make a substantial financial contribution to the community, then council should heed  the voices that are being raised in support of the park idea.  Let's be clear on this. We're not suggesting that council  tuif developer Jeffrey Tong's proposal for the property.  However, council should give the park idea a very serious  second look before committing completely to the development.  Society running out  of self-esteem  We are living in strange times.  Our society is in such a state that we have to give our  children classes in self-esteem ��� teach them to value themselves.  It's good that the schools are reaching out to students with  sessions like the one conducted last week by former Canadian National Basketball team member Alan Kristmanson at  Elphiqstqy e^gconj)ary ^hooi,    ..��� ..,,,.,.  That this is necessary points up a strange deficiency in the  society we httve created. Our children do not believe in  themselves because they cannot believe in the society of  which they are a part.  Too many of what in the past were considered eternal verities are no longer eternal or true. The family, one of the  most stable institutions of the past, has undergone cataclysmic change, and as a child, one cannot be assured of  security there.  The labour market, one of the sources of parental stability  in the past, has gone the same way with recessions, sweeping technological changes, cutbacks, layoffs...  TV and movies have given us and our children 'heroes'  who solve all problems with machine-gun violence. Accept  them as role models and you'll be doing drive-by shootings.  Reject them and you have...a void. Where does a child  today fit in all this?  The children have answered this in the way they feel  about themselves ��� like 'nowhere' children.  We need more people helping our children find their way.  Ul) im)   gjRps mm  TOM- **-  W  v  fBomwSTRea  ��BH��esr.  msuttWUKw  mMw...  Hunting for other  art  Re: H.W. Hamilton, Art  should pay its way  Much of what we see in the  galleries you have mentioned in  your letter falls into the category  of commercial art. Commercial  art is the reflection of the world  already accepted, therefore easily sold.  Alternative views, however,  which attempt to find new and  greater meaning, are often difficult for the market place to  accept. Artists need a forum and  distance from the influence of  the market place so that alternative uncensored views may be  more easily expressed.  When this happens, it is not  only the voice of the artist that  sounds, but also the voice of a  human need, which if ignored, is  a danger to us all.  Government funding can help  provide for this and we hope the  -Quay Works fallacy will pro-  . vide such a forum. -  TOM * DIANE HUNT,  artists  Halfmoon Bay  Taking sides with  SPCA  It saddens me to read a lot of  SPCA bashing in the papers  these days.  Volunteers and staff at our  SPCA work untiringly against  the odds to rescue unwanted animals from abusive situations and  arbitrary euthanasia (which  would have to be their fate was  there no SPCA here) as well as  teaching Ihe public to neuter  their pets so there wouldn't be  the volume of beings in the shelter.  They have placed hundreds  of pets into happy home situations with very little support or  praise publicly. Yet at every turn  it seems they are publicly criticized, vilified, misquoted and  slandered.  In essence they run an animal  orphanage for our seemingly  disposable pets.  In my opinion they do a fabulous job of finding homes for as  many animals as possible and as  few euthanised as possible. This  does not mean that they do not  assess each animal carefully nor  disregard historical data in the  infrequent times that it is available.  Potential owners are screened  thoroughly also.  The sad incident with Petunia  was a very rare and regrettable  incident with the owner taking  full responsibility, even to paying the vet bills. These types of  incidents happen much more  frequently outside of the SPCA.  I know thai Shelter Manager  Clint Davy and his team work  very hard to prevent such occurrences without arbitrarily  euthanising an animal on  hearsay. All animals at the shelter get the second chance the  prior owners never gave them.  I find it even more regrettable  that much of the criticism is  coming from two of the kennel  owners on the coast. Kennel  owners see people who care  about and take responsibility for  their pets and thus the animals  they bdard are generally happy,  secure ones.  That is like apples and  oranges and I hardly ihink that  gives them the right lo stand in  judgement of a situation about  which they know little from personal experience.  One of these critiques made  mention of our tax dollars spent  on the SPCA. Just to set the  record straight, the Regional  District's only input is an $8  We welcome letters to the editor on matters ot public  Interest. However, we reserve the right to edit  submissions for brevity, clarity and legality. Please mail  your letters to:  The Editor  Sunshine Coast News  Box 460, Qibsons, B.C.  VON IVO  boarding fee for a maximum of  three days for unclaimed pound  animals.  I send my appreciation and  kudos to Clint Davy and all the  caring volunteers at our SPCA.  May the criticisms and negativity cease to run rampant and let  you do your jobs.  Thank you to the Coasl News  for printing both sides of this  story ��� contrary to Ihe (Sunshine) Press.  ANNA WEYBURG  Roberts Creek  Putting the animals  down  Unfortunately, Clint Davy  has forced me to respond to his  allegation that "I put down any  of my dogs which show the  slightest sign of aggression." I  have never made this statement  (or anything that could be construed as such) to any person, at  any time. It is not my belief nor  have I practiced such a policy.. ..  Hoover, I have twice had lo  make that awful, emotional and  responsible decision to 'euthanize' a dog I have owned,  because it bit someone and I  believed it would probably bite  again.  In the one instance, the dog  was euthanized with the breeder's knowledge and endorsement  (I had kept her informed of the  problems I was having.)  Rather than trying to discredit me and question my integrity,  I suggest you put your efforts  towards developing a responsible and realistic euthanasia policy.  GORDON POLLOCK  Gibsons  Does democracy have this dangerous Achilles heel?  "Jobs before conservation," Mike Harcourt  thundered to frenzied applause at the New Democratic Party convention just past Ah, yes, Mikey  boy, give those trees and tree huggers hell. Heartwarming, so it is, to see a leader with such passionate conviction, such deep-rooted, far-seeing sense  of what it takes to win one more election.  We noted the other day, did we not, that to be  elected in this right-wing province you had to  either be right wing or pretend to be. Harcourt is  now giving us his version of The Great Pretender.  Let us waste no time here in concerning ourselves with the next election. There are surely  enough vote-hungry politicians eager to compromise every and any issue as long as they are seated  near the levers of power when next the will of the  people is consulted.  The sad thing about the Harcourt performance is  that in seeing the choice as jobs or conservation the  leader of the province has accepted the arguments  so skilfully put forward by the public relations  departments of the corporations. It is not a choice  between jobs and conservation. It never has been.  When the premier courts the favour of the powerful but misguided woods union by seeming to  accept the debate as between working men and  their families and environmentalists who care more  about trees than about people, he succumbs to pressures which, if we do not reverse ourselves, will  bring democratic government to a place where it  musings  will pander only to the lowest common denominator.  All of our decisions will be framed by the short-  term desire of the politician to hold power and  enjoy its fruits and the short-term desire of the  electorate to have immediate gratification; it is in  this direction thai we are now heading.  Let's uy to say a few salient things about jobs in  the woods, forests, and the future of democratic  government. It's the kind of task a politician of  stature, a premier of true dimension might set himself or herself instead of joining the mindless clamour of the moment in pursuit of popularity.  Jobs have been disappearing rapidly from the  forests of the northwest for most of the last half  century, certainly long before there was an environmental movement First the giant forest companies, in cahoots with corrupt governments, wrested  control of crown lands away from the original  small-scale loggers. There was a great displace-  John burnside  ment of working loggers at that time.  As the years went by, the forest giants ��� the  ones that slew not the ones that grew ��� accelerated the process by automating as much of the woods  work as they possibly could. In the 1980s throughout the northwest more trees fell than ever before  and fewer people were employed than ever before.  Now the same forest corporations which have  bought governments for half a century and exploited public lands to their own enormous benefit all  the while using less and less labour for the task, are  posing as the defenders of jobs in the woods and  BC's premier is going along with the pretence.  As for the environmentalists, it is true too many  of them are obnoxious in their rectitude and  removed lifelong from any possibility of economic  suffering themselves. It is true they too often wear  their self-congratulation like a visible badge of  honour.  But the issue is larger than them, too. There is a  worldwide deforestation taking place in all the continents of the world. The new economic order is  creating millions of more poor people and poor  people are not much interested in the long term if  they are cold and hungry tonight We are creating  on a global scale deserts where forests grew and  this is a fact which has implications long-term for  all life on earth.  If we go on at the present rate, there will be no  jobs at all in the woods in another generation, lt is  not Jobs or Conservation. It is Conservation for  Jobs ��� and much more besides, like breathable air.  Harcourt must surely understand this, but his  need for re-election is paramount.  We looked at a parallel case not long ago. For  decades scientists and civil servants warned the  politicians in St. John's, Newfoundland and in  Ottawa that fish stocks were being depleted on the  Grand Banks. No politician dared to do anything to  protect them for fear of offending the fishermen.  The fishermen fished on. The fish disappeared.  Today you're not allowed to catch a cod for the  table in much of Newfoundland. That's the kind of  thing lhat happens when politicians pander to the  lowest common denominator, to immediate gratification and popularity, rather than long term well-  being.  Is this the Achilles heel of democracy? Can the  process be reversed? Is education of the electorate  possible in the age of the IS-second sound bile?  Pubhilter  OaryHaMA  Manajmj Cetm Lairy Marshall  COAST^NEWS  Subscription Hates toe  lite Coast News oe the Weekender:  Canada.- I year ��� S35 t S2.45 CST -137 45  I, months ��� ��20�� J 1.40 CST-52140  focejfn: 1 year ' JUffifCST)  Rl|. No 4702  Ihe Sunshine Coait News is published on  Ihe Sunshine Coast B.C. evefy Monday by  Classford frsm ltd.  Cibsons Office ��� 5J7 Cruice lets*  Bo�� 460. Cibsons, B.C.. VON IVO  16041 886-2622. Fai (604) 88*7725  See*** Office ��� SSI I Cetam* St  Bo�� 68 Sechell, B.C.. VON 3A0  (604)885)930, Editorial(604)885.3980.  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A mini-  sub has been provided at a site  where many of the more mystc-  rioso sightings have been made.  There is no guarantee thai  Nessie will be seen bul Ihey  might perhaps have a couple of  drams at the local pub before  going.  Travel is broadening, as we  have always said, but when you  are lining up behind families  from Peoria elc, and checking  your cameras etc., to have your  personal go at discovering Ihe  monster, there could be some  sinking of the spirits I would  Ihink.  And if you went down, as  you probably would being over  Ihere, lo London, you would  find lhal splendid old cily actually physically clogged with  families from Peoria etc. Even a  London cab, which as we all  know can turn on a dime, with a  London cabbie who knows all  the labyrinthine back streets like  the palm of his hand, could  hardly undertake to get you to  the church on time.  The tourist phenomenon has  ceased to be a phenomenon and  is a fully established international way of life. It seems to be  booming just about everywhere.  I heard a man on the radio the  other morning from the Magdalen Islands. I have flown over  the Magdalen Islands in the  Gulf of St. Lawrence several  times in a flying boat and have  looked down and thought that,  well, here was a good looking  remote place, but the man on the  radio was saying that he didn't  go sealing anymore because of  Bridgetle Bardot, but that he  made a buck taking tourists out  over the ice floes.  in a nutshell  There's nothing really new  aboul tourism, of course. In  Agalha Christie's Death on the  Nile, a scene from the '20s, we  have a group of paying guests  who arc being organized and  shepherded about the Egyptian  lombs in just the way Ihey might  be today. It is just the sheer all-  encompassing extent of it loday  lhat can give you little thoughts  aboul who is in who else's zoo.  Travel though is still an  adventure and still broadening.  Paul Theroux is a man of many  books, aboul 50 per cent of  which are tales of personal  adventure, being travel books.  Theroux's adventures are nol on  the lines of Raiders of the Lost  Ark or whatever, but they are  adventures and they are for real  and they are still available to all.  One winter he found himself  a bit jaded in New England and  decided to write a travel book  and packed a rucksack and  picked up a six-pack and got on  a train in Boston going south.  He thought he would just sit  there (replenishing the six-packs  along the way) until he got to  the closest lo the bottom of  South America as the rails  would go. This should make  some sort of a book shouldn't  it? And it did. And anyone  could do it, couldn't they?  Theroux's approach seems  more sensible than Graham  Greene's under similar circumstances. Greene was one of the  two or Ihree most celebrated  writers in the language when he  stuart nutter  to felt himself a bit jaded and  decided lhal the thing to do was  write a travel book. He consulted an atlas, decided Liberia was  a country that hadn't been written aboul much, got together a  minimal type walking party and  walked across Liberia, really a  Ihing that no one would ever  want to do.  Greene ran into hardships he  sometimes thought above and  beyond the call of his modest  intention, ll is a good book, but  Theroux, with his bottom firmly  on a seat throughout, wrote The  Great Palagimian Express.  I travelled wilh a travel writer for a while. I'll correct that  and say that I moved about a bit  in Canada with Alekko Lilius.  We were doing a series for the  International Service of the  CBC (radio) on after-the-war  refugees from eastern Europe,  some professors and such, who  were making their way in the  new land doing manual jobs to  pay for their fares out. If that  sounds complicated it was sure  complicated at the lime.  Alekko had grown up in  Georgia, USSR where his father  was Finnish Consol. He had a  great facility with languages and  could make out with most of the  many in that fascinating and  dangerous part of the world. He  had always been out looking, as  you might say, and before the  age of 20, he had been with a  travelling German circus  dressed as a Laplander with a  bunch of reindeer.  It was not really surprising lo  find that he had written a book  ' called / Lived Wilh Chinese  Pirates and another about a  stone-age tribe discovered by  him living in trees in the Philippines. When I met him he was  fat, 60 and had gout. He was not  moving about as of yore, but he  wanled to be and was always a  traveller.  A traveller is not necessarily  what the North American summer tourist is. There has maybe  been a lot of planning through  the winter, down to when they  will arrive at which hotel, on  July 10. But plans can be  changed and diaries can be kepi.  Me, I am going to slay at  home this year. There will be a  bunch of tourists coming in lo  have Iheir pictures taken outside  Molly's Reach, but I will be  mostly watching travel film on  the TV.  This, these days, can be pretty good, but I have always the  question: Where is the camera?  i ..        loi     II  letters  .  Figuring on CORE  Your March 28 article "Coast  loggers take part in CORE protest  at legislature" claims "...(CORE)  proposes that Ihe Vancouver  Island forest land base available  for logging be reduced by 21 per  cent, and quotes provincial Liberal leader Gordon Campbell as  saying "a reduction of 12 per cent  is plenty."  I have some good news for  Mr. Campbell: CORE recommends lhat only seven per cent  land be preserved on Vancouver  Island.  Dividing this by the current 94  per cent of forest land available  for logging on the island shows  that the reduction is in fact 7.S per  cent. Logging would be restricted  with "non-consumptive" (recreational, etc.) activities given pri  ority in another eight per cent..  The recommended reduction in  prime timberland available for  logging (read "ancient rain forest") is 1.8 per cenl.  As a person very concerned  about both the environment and  the economic future of the  province I have some concerns  both with the CORE proposals  and the CORE process itself.  However if we are ever to  come to a rapprochement in this  ongoing debate it is essential that  we at least agree on the hard  facts. Exaggeration from whatever source does us all a disservice.  My sources are CORE chair  Stephen Owen on CKNW, CBC  radio and his letter to the Vancouver Sun and the Canfor Information Bulletin of Feb. 16,1994.  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Lynch ...  is pleased to announce  Dr. Graham Bishop  Chiropractor  is now available full time at  5666 Cowrie St., Sechelt  phone 885-2333 for appointments  IT CAN HAPPEN  (without hurting the taxpayer)  Here's how:  ��� New amenities By-Law, developers  help purchase Trail Bay Park In  exchange for re-zoning their own  property to higher density.  ��� Land swaps - with municipal or  crown land  ��� Transfer of Development Rights  ��� Paries Fund  ��� Regional District Involvement  ��� Development Cost Charges  ��� Community Contributions  ��� Innovative Financing  To pledge for park purchase  phone 885-8821  TRAIL BAY PARK  MEANS BUSINESS  "Parks are wise city investments that pay returns In the form  of increased property values and property tax revenues and  Increased sales and business revenues generated by  business activity In the park's vicinity.  Public expenditures for the aquisition of new parks return  to a city in higher real estate revenue benefitting individual  landowners, the real estate development community, and  most importantly, the municipal tax base.  ' From URBAN OPEN SPACE: An Investment That Pays, Tom Fox."  NAME:  Join        the      ADDRESS:.  Trail Bay  Park       ____            -m-mmm-m*-m       __  Protect *^ Annual Membership Fee enclosed and/or  donation of $ .  As a nalural park this land would be held In trust, by the community, In perpetuity.  POSTAL CODE:  PHONE:  NATURES DOWNTOWN  PEOPLE PLACE Coast News, April 4, 1994  letters  nliMtfrr    :  ^As*J^ %  i  885-9502  Enhancing the Sunshine Coast for 10 Years  Residential, Commercial  LANDSCAPING  Now offering a knowledgeable, expanded service  specializing in garden creation, pruning, stone work, ponds,  small tractor backhoe, automatic irrigation systems, all to  build your special landscape. FREE ESTIMATES   M   IF YQU PLAY JO WIN...  i M - y' i  ensed  -assorted logos  >NTRUNNERS  ________  Trail Bay park  pitch  ���The following letter,  addressed to the lawyer of  developer Jeffrey Tong, was  submitted to the Coasl News for  publication.  Please inform your client,  Mr. Jeffrey Tong, that there is a  large and increasing public  interest in establishing a community park on Lot 1, Block B,  Plan 8663, in Sechelt and thai  Ihe park concept was endorsed  by Sechelt Council (Motion No.  7780) on September 1,1993.  Sechelt's Official Community Plan is going through revision  and as of April 1993 it was  firmly established through the  OCP process lhat Ihis land be  designated as a nalural park. It  is unfortunate lhat perhaps Ihis  information has not been more  adequately emphasized by  Sechelt's Planning Department  during developmeni proposal  discussions wilh Coast Architectural Group over the past few  months.  Sechelt's new council is  learning about the ways and  means by which Lot I, Block B,  Plan 8663 could become a park  and are beginning to realize the  strength of public interest in the  park concept.  We trust that Mr. Tong is  also interested in the park proposal for this property and that  he will be happy to collaborate  with the municipality and the  community.  In representing the public  interest we would be pleased to  discuss the issue with you.  PAT CHAMBERLIN  Trail Bay Protection Society  Options for Trail  Bay  I am frustrated and indignant  over the way Sechelt Council  has dealt with the Trail Bay Protection Society, the group  attempting to save the last large  parcel of land on the waterfront  and within Ihe town. I refer, of  course, to Lol I, Block B, Plan  8663, Ihe area bounded by the  Illusions and Pebbles restaurants, and by Teredo St. and the  ocean.  In this regard, please note the  following:  ��� The present council consistently refuses to even look at  options proposed by the TBPS  as viable ways to negotiate purchase of the land without an  undue burden on the taxpayers.  ��� Instead, they have for the  past several months been negotiating with the owner in a highly  secretive and, it would appear,  encouraging fashion in order to  develop a plan to build condominiums, townhouses and commercial space on lhat site.  ��� Now, as a result of the  Planning Committee meeting of  March 22,1994, the members of  Ihis committee who were present ��� Rosina Giles, Ray Rempel, Duncan Fraser, Stan Dixon,  as well as staff members Rob  Buchan and Michael Vaughan  ��� all supported the latest development proposal from the  owner, Jeffrey Tong.  Incorporated in this agreement was acceptance of a roof  line which is almost two meters  higher than the existing by-law  requires.  ��� After the formality (it  would appear) of publishing the  variance in the local newspapers, council is then free to pass  Mr. Tong's proposal.  In the light of my experience,  it is most unlikely that they will  follow their own guidelines and  refuse the developer a building  permit!  Actually, il would appear  from all of their actions to date  that Sechelt Council would like  nothing better than to see the  Trail Bay Protection Society  quietly die. They Ihink we are a  fester on the body politic of this  town simply because we are  fighting to save a precious piece  of waterfront land for the benefit of everyone who lives here or  visits the Coast.  As I staled earlier, whal is  most frustrating to our group is  the refusal on the part of Council to even look at ways of purchasing the property that are satisfactory to Council and Ihe  owner.  If they are to attempt this  and, in the long run fail, al least  everyone could have said "we  tried," and you cannot be condemned for trying.  Come on, Sechelt Council!  Be people of stature and imagination, not just politicians looking for a quick fix. The easy  way is lo let Jeffrey Tong develop the property.  The hard way, and no one in  our group denies it, is to enter  negotiations to obtain this land  for the Sunshine Coast. But in  the long run, that is the only  option worthy of your office and  the people you will be serving.  RUTH HOULE  Sechelt  IRISH,  FRESH,  IRESH!  AUDREYS  COFFEE  SERVICE  The  Coast  News:  The Sunshine  Coast's  first choice  for news, sports  & entertainment  coveragel  Over-developing  Sechelt  With the growth of Ihe Sunshine Coast, we long-term residents must accept a certain  degree of change, but in return  new residents and developments  must respect our concerns, as so  many of us have invested years  of sweat, taxes and tears into  our communities.  I am not in favour of a ban  on development but if growth is  to be constructive it must  include foresight.  What really disturbs me is  the apparent disinterest and one-  mindedness of our own politicians.  Sechelt Council seems bent  on developing every inch of  land possible in Ihe village for  commercial tax base, without  realizing thai as soon as the  'boom' in Sechelt is over, we  could well be left wilh empty  storefronts and commercial  dead-zones.  The one guaranteed asset,  both financially and aesthetically, to Ihis communily would be  a waterfront park. It would  attract passers-through on the  new highway (Teredo) to stop,  enjoy the waterfront, and enjoy  the downtown.  This is not fantasy, this is a  proven fact in many communities.  In addition, this park could  offer a degree of urban relief lo  residents both young and old  which is going to prove crucial  in the coming years.  Sechelt Council appears to be  hi a real hurry to push the  newest developmeni proposal  for Trail Bay through, complete  with variances to our height  bylaw. What is Ihe use of a  bylaw?  If our council could see past  their own interests and show  some responsibility and support,  then the organizers of the park  and residents can work to make  this asset a reality, without  financial burden to the community.  AARON CHAMBERLIN  Sechelt  $$ in Trail Bay  Park  It seems timely In clarify  some misconceptions about  acquisition costs of Trail Bay  Park.  Relax.  The land would not need to  be purchased through taxes and  it would in fact generate considerable revenue as a park. A zoning for amenities bylaw would  enable purchase, as would a  land swap (municipal lot at  Wharf and Boulevard) and  transfers of development rights.  There is money in Sechelt's  Parks Fund and parks DCCs  will soon be in place lo assure a  steady income.  Also, government involvement on other levels is quite  likely should Sechelt show initiative.  Lei's not mock Ihe policies  of our existing communily plan  and ils process of revision,  which places park preservation  as a top priority.  The OCP committee specified Trail Bay Park. This is your  communily speaking. Bul to  whom?  Sechelt's Councils have  played deaf and dumb for two  years on this issue. How can  Ihey dismiss the research, Ihe  public interest and problem  solving lhal has gone inlo Ihe  Trail Bay Park concept? Who is  pulling their strings? Exactly  who stands to gain from a commercial condo developmeni of  Ihis "possibly for sale" proper-  iy?  Likely, these people would  gain more over lime from the  land being a park as business  revenues and property values  GIBSONS  CHRISTIAN BOOKS  2A-747 NORTH RD.,  GIBSONS  Store Hours:  Mon.-Sat. 11-5   ,jr  Fri. 11 - 7 Ph: 886-4748  are known to increase dramatically in Ihe vicinity of parks for  several miles distance.  A waterfront park on a highway passing through downlown  is a treasure lhat only fools  would pass up.  Give it a resident caretaker,  information cenlre and historical  display and you'll encourage  visitors to stop in Sechelt as  well as satisfying community  and environmental needs.  Sechelt Council could still save  this land.  All Ihey need is lo consult  with good advisors, refer to the  Municipal Act, address some of  our research and show some  guts.  A challenge?  We know whal it's like, Mr.  Basse. Try it.  PAT CHAMBERLIN  Trail Bay Protection Society  Derailing Trail Bay  It appalls me lo see Sechell  Council bowing to the wishes of  Mr. Tong's developers even  though there is conflict over the  use of Lol I Block B Plan 8663.  With the support of many hundred Sechelt residents, the Trail  Bay Park Sociely (TBPS) is lobbying for Ihis piece of land to  remain undeveloped.  It is the only piece of land  along the Trail Bay waterfront  one can walk without feeling as  though one is trespassing on  someone's front yard.  It contains the foundations  from Ihe first settlements in  Sechelt and artifacts from the  Sechelts' pasl generation. The  proposed park would be a great  buffer between the beach and  Ihe downlown core while drawing people back inlo the shopping area.  Sechelt Council has been  very uncooperative. TBPS has  asked many times for a meeting  between themselves and Sechelt  Council to present their ideas  for acquiring the land without  Ihe use of tax dollars or loss of  profits.  Sechelt Council has yel lo  agree to a meeting or to give  support in principle of a park on  Loll. Instead, Sechelt Council  has given the okay to Ihe second  presentation for luxury apartments, preparing to pass variances to Ihe bylaws they should  be upholding.  After Ihe firsl presentation  was vetoed, Sechell Council  made recommendations to Ihe  presenters on how to make their  developmeni plans more appealing lo council.  When will the voters be  heard? Lot I is the last natural  green space along the Trail Bay  waterfront. If il isn't saved  now it will never be there again.  Sechell Council needs a little  foresight.  JEANNETTE GORY  Sechdt  Residents want  park  At Ihe March 23 meeting of  Ihe Sechell Village Residents'  Association the Trail Bay Park  and proposal for development  were discussed al length.  By a majority decision we  felt council should have written  documentalion that the Seclielt  Village Residents' Association  favours thai this unique property  (Lot I, Blk. B, Plan 8663) be  designated parkland in perpetuity.  Comparable parks at Horseshoe Bay (2.6 acres) and Ihe  new Gibsons Landing Waterfront Park (I.J acres) should  give us the incentive, the will  power and Ihe careful consideration of Ihe future to pursue this  mailer lo successful conclusion.  BARBARA WHISTLER  PETER WILLIAMSON  Sechell Village Residents  Association  NeW Check out  Artist of the month display  Clearance specials continue  Many new books in slock  Sunshine Coast  March for lesus-lune 25  Ask at store for details  Come in and browse  fit_____  rnkwrn Coast News, April 4, 1994  business  Province grants  tax amnesty to  business owners  Business owners have three  months without penalty to remit  or pay social services, motor  fuel, hotel room or tobacco  taxes to government.  The amnesty period was  announced in Elizabeth Cull's  budget speech last month. Cull  said businesses have until midnight June 30 to make good on  what they owe without fear of  penalty or prosecution.  "Those who fail to respond  will face stiffer consequences,  as government is going lo get  tougher in auditing and collecting the taxes," she said.  Anyone who fails lo collect,  remit, or pay tax as required  under the legislation is subject  to a 10-per-cent penally. In the  pasl Ihis applied only where tax  had been collected, accounted  for but not remitted, or where  tax remittances were late. People could be warned several  times about their accounting  practices without being penalized.  Effective July 1, 1994, the  penalty will apply to every business lhat continues to fail lo  remit tax afler being warned. It  will also apply in cases where  purchases have been made, but  tax has not been paid, if the  business has been previously  warned. "It is all part of our goal  to achieve tax fairness," said  Cull.  "We are concerned about  businesses that fail to remit  taxes they have collected on  behalf of government because  this money is held in trust and  belongs to the people of BC."  The 25-per-cent penalty for  willfully evading paying tax and  a 100-per-cent penalty for willfully failing to remit tax collected remain unchanged. Offenders  in these cases may also face  court-imposed fines and even  imprisonment.  A similar amnesty program  was introduced in the province  in 1985 and resulted in revenue  of more than $1.5 million. This  time around the government  expects revenue will total aboul  $3 million.  Cull said the negotiation of  this contract establishes a positive relationship between the  government and its employees.  "We have said from the  beginning lhat there was no new  money for wage increases Ihis  year and the union recognized  that. Instead, negotiations  focused on better training and  career development opportunities for employees and ensuring  workers have a strong voice in  Sign painter Lee Warwa took advantage of the sunny weather  last week to create the storefront sign for the new Wharf Street  Market in Sechelt.  decisions that will improve the  delivery of services to British  Columbians."  The tentative deal has yet to  be ratified by the two sides.  Ian Cobb photo  FREE CLASHES IN  APRIL AT  CHAMBERLIN  GARDENS  Sat. April 9th /10am to 4pm  Master Gardener's Clinic  Gardening, questions answered.  Sat. April 16th/2:00 pm  Perennials  Information to help plant your perennial garden for  sun, shade or rock gardens. Selection by height, colour  and soil conditions.  4" Pot Perennials - $2.19 ea. or S or more - $1.99 ea.  Planters & Window Boxes  How and what to plant in your planters and window  boxes for sun, shade or part shade.  10% OFF PLANTERS, SOIL  AND PLANTS  CHAMBERLIN  GARDENS  Mon. to Sat. 9 - 5:30, Sun. 10 - 4  1022 Chamberlin Road 886-9889  Sechelt EDC pulls into core parking  The first project for the  Sechelt Economic Development  Commission (EDC) will be lo  evaluate the present and future  parking needs of the commercial area of Sechell.  "The downtown core parking  has become a concern to many  business operators and their  customers," said Russ Olson,  chairman for the EDC parking  sludy. �� '^ ' '  '���' Chamber president Gordon  L.' Wilson said "the consulting  fees for this project will be paid  from the funding allotted to the  EDC under the terms of an  agreement between the Sechell  Chamber and the District of  Sechelt.  "The committee has been  swamped with proposals from  interested parties seeking funding assistance," said Wilson.  "I would like to make it very  clear that the EDC is not a funding body for private enterprise  projects. We are eager to offer  advice, referrals and support to  private projecls that we feel  would be in the best interest of  the community, bul we do not  give grants or loans to individual businesses. Our mandate is to  develop and implement economic strategies for Sechelt.  "We are confident that coming up with answers to our  downtown parking problem will..  most definitely be of economic ,  benefit to all our downtown  businesses." v  tax tips  1. If you moved to another  province in 1993 you may find a  change in income tax rate. Different provinces have different  tax rales.  For example, living in BC  could save you money because  BC's income lax rate is lower  than that of some other  provinces.  You are considered a resident  of a province for tax purposes if  your home was in that province  as of December 31,1993.  2. Planning at lax time can  help you and your parents afford  the increasing costs of higher  education.  Students are entitled to claim  a credit of 25 per cent of tuition  fees paid lo a post-secondary or  certified institution, as well as a  credit of $21 per month for full  time attendance at such an institution. Tuition fees must exceed  $100 per institution lo be eligible.  If the credits are not used by  the student, up lo $680 may be  transferred to the student's  spouse or supporting parent or  grandparent. If you receive scholarships, bursaries or fellowships,  the first $500 is not taxable.  Look into Ihe lax breaks of  higher education.  3. Many people have mailed  original documents lo Revenue  Canada Taxation and have never  seen Ihem again. Whal should  you do?  Don't send your original documents lo Revenue Canada Taxation. Only send copies of any  document to Revenue Canada  Taxation and address your correspondence to the same person  who wrote to you, quoting a file  number. You may even want to  send the information by registered mail.  If the tax department wants to  see your original document, take  it there if necessary but don't let  them keep it. Your original documents are valuable property.  4. If you started your own  business in 1993, or plan to start  your own business in 1994,  choosing a date for your business  year end is an important tax decision.  Normally your fiscal year is  12 months. However in your first  year of operation you can choose  to have a short fiscal year and  that could mean a deferral of  taxes on your first year of  income. This could put you in a  lower tax bracket and help your  cash flow by reducing your quarterly tax instalments for the next  year.  If you are planning to start a  new business in 1994, seek the  aid of professionals. It may save  you money you would otherwise  pay in taxes.  5. Do you earn a regular  income for lips and gratuities?  Waiters, waitresses and other  people who eam regular income  from tips and gratuities should  keep a diary of the amounts they  receive. Just because the money  is in cash and records may not be  kept doesn't mean Revenue  Canada will forget about it.  Revenue Canada keeps statistical records on the average  amounts a waiter or waitress  receives in tips in a year. If the  amount you report is different  and someone decides to ask why,  you must be able to back up your  figures.  Although you don't have to  send a diary in with your tax  return, you should have one  available for examination. If you  receive lower-than-average tips,  a diary can prevent an unfair  assessment.  ���Information for Tax Tips is  provided as a public service by  the Chartered Accountants of  British Columbia and the Sunshine Coast News.  i  PHOTOWORKS I  Trail Boy Mall. Sechelt  885-4447  McKIBBIN ACCOUNTING SERVICES LTD.  Professionals in Income Tax  Returns for over thirty years.  For knowledgeable, personal  attention, see us.  206-5710 Teredo, Sechelt  885-4466  Bring this ad in for  FREE  2nd set of prints  at time of developing  or  SAVE 20%  on film developing  110, 126 135  colour film  QUALITY I HOUR  PHOtO FINISHING  New Arrivals!  Albums  Albums  &  More Albums  SEE US  FIRST  FOR ALL  YOUR  PHOTOGRAPHIC  NEEDS!  gistritt of &f elicit  P.O. Box 129,5545 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt BC. VON 3A0 Telephone (604) 865-1966 Fax (604) 885-7591  MUNICIPAL MEMO  [Committee Meeting Dates "j  Regular Council Meetings  Regular council meetings are held the 1st  and 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7:30  p.m. in the Council Chamber at the  Municipal Hall, 5545 Inlet Avenue.  Expressions of interest  Cleaning Services- Municipal Hall  The district of Sechelt is inviting  Expressions of Interest for cleaning  services to both Ihe Inlet Avenue and  Mermaid Street Municipal Hall locations.  Proposals for a six month term should be  addressed to Mr. G.W. Grognet,  Superintendent of Public Works, by Friday,  April 22nd, 1994.  Further information is available from Ms.  Sherry Robinson at the Duistrict Office,  5545 Inlet Avenue.  ��� April 1994  I Public Works CommlttM  I Thursday, April 7th, 1994 at 2:30 pm  I followed by Parks, Recreation & Arena  j Committee.  I Finance CommlttM  j Wednesday; ApfflTsfiS^Tat EWPT  I Planning CommlttM  I Tuesday, April 26,1994 at 1:30 p.m.  I followed by Environment Committee.  I Community Llaton CommlttM  I Wednesday, April 27,1994 at 2:30 p.m.  I followed by Economic Development  I Committee  Clip W Savi  n  EASTER HOLIDAY  Please note that the Municipal Hall will be  CLOSED on:  MONDAY, APRIL 4th, 1994  Mayor's Hotline  ��  885-5360  DISTRICT OF SECHELT  Administrator  "Heart of the Sunshine Coast", this growing coastal community of 7,200 welcomes new  residents including commuters to Vancouver and retirees. Retaining its rural flavour, Sechelt  is known for its marine recreation, tourism, and as a cultural centre. Incorporated in 1986 as a  district, Sechelt faces the challenge of defining a vision and building the foundations for its  future growth.  The Administrator is directly responsible to the Council for over seeing all aspects of  municipal operations ensuring that they reflect the decisions of Council with due regard to  effective management of the staff resources and economic utilization of the financial  resources.  The Administrator's principle responsibilities are to:  ��� Assist Council in maintaining a timely and relevant long range corporate plan that will  provide a comprehensive focus to the decision making process.  ��� Advise and assist Council in its policy and decision making process.  ��� Implement Council decisions and monitor their on going effectiveness and bring reactions  back to Council.  ��� Maintain an administrative organizational structure that is economical, efficient and  effective.  ��� Deliver efficient service to the community that is conscious of the real needs.  ��� Provide leadership to the departmental managers to foster inter-departmental team work.  ��� Administer staff resources towards maintaining high staff morale and optimal performance.  ��� Develop and manage a fiscally responsible annual operating budget and a long term capital  budget.  The position requires an individual with excellent management and interpersonal skills that is  committed to supporting the Council and the community in identifying the Municipality's long  term aspirations and bringing about the policies that will achieve those aspirations.  Several years of varied senior management responsibilities with experience in both the  private and public sectors preferred. A Post Secondary University degree in either  Commerce, Administration or Accounting is required. A Post Graduate Public Sector  Management Diploma and/or a Municipal Officer's Association certificate in municipal  management would be an asset.  The District offers an attractive benefits and compensation package.  Please reply in confidence by April 22,1994 to:  Arthur J. Lew, Administrator  District of Sechelt, P.O. Box 129  Sechelt, B.C .VON 3AO  Fax: 885-7591  MM 11  *-* W .t**  st .*.  ��� J��^,.? ���Tr^.-'A  ^^^^^^^^^iiiiimrfirt ** **' v ***��� \ '^��-----t ***-���* ���*>+* A vrV^^-V^-^Sft*��tf ;*.*-���*.-* '^*��i!rtt*iM>vfO-��  W*Wft* Coast News, April 4, 1994  community  george in gibsons  ~\  by (ieorge Cooper  Family and longtime friends  honoured Waller Bradshaw  upon his 65th birthday at a dinner party in the Kinsmen Lions  hall on Saturday evening, March  26. Barbara and Walter welcomed their two sons, Bob and  Bill, and their two daughters.  Kathy and Perry, and 11 of their  15 grandchildren, who came to  be with them on this special  occasion.  The day Walter was born in  Boston Bar March 4, 1929 was  the very day Gibsons Landing  was incorporated by letters  patent as a village, and it is in  Walter Bradshaw  HAPPY HOLIDAYS MOTORHOME SALES  "~ 20', 22' & 24'  Gently used models  10'Camper Box for sale  FORD 250 Pickup's  ���92 & '93  886-9025 or 886-8481  PATERSON & CO.  ACCOUNTANTS  TAX RETURN  PREPARATION  Electronic Filing  Refund Usually Within 14 days ��� 886-4843  Home Hardware Plaza ��� 977 Hwy. 101, Gibsons  Gibsons that Walter now serves  as councillor in his second term  as part of his considerable community service.  In 1931 Walter's father left  his railroad tie mill in Boston  Bar and moved the family to a  farm on the newly drained and  reclaimed land on the Sumas  Prairie.  But Sumas Prairie turned lo a  lake again when an ice storm in  January 1935 downed the lines  that brought power to the  pumps.  After a winter crowded into a  neighbour's house on high  ground, Walter's family moved  back to the Sumas Prairie farm.  In 1939 the family moved to  a smaller farm in Sardis when  Waller's father returned lo logging. Waller was left with Ihe  tiresome chore of milking Ihe  cows.  "One cow, Bessie by name,  always managed, no matter  what precautions I look, to plop  a hoof in the milk pail just about  the time the pail was full."  In 1945, upon graduating  from Chilliwack High School,  Walter went logging and 40  years later finished a career in  the woods as a superintendent in  Canadian Forest Products.  "He did occasional work in  the woods afler lhal for Percy  Logging." Barbara told us, "to  fill in blank spots until a regular  employee was found."  Barbara and Walter have  lived in Gibsons for the past 22  years and at present reside in  Farnham Gardens.  Schools  Langdale elementary sends a  thank-you to Karin Legg for her  tireless efforts with the spring  book fair and as well to helpers  al Ihe book fair, Diane Kaliel,  Lynn Ujvary, Linda Purcell and  Janet Hodgkinson.  The school will have Sunshine savings coupon books for  sale again this year. All kinds of  savings with these coupons.  Gibsons elementary will be  visited by an external accreditation team April 18-21. Their  reports aim "to help Ihe school  become the best learning plaice  possible."  Gibsons primary choir will  perform at the music festival on  the morning of April 13 at Chatelech.  A special thanks to the parent  chaperones of the intermediate  choir's trip lo hear the Vancouver Symphony. "Our students  were excellent ambassadors for  our school."  16TH ANNUAL  APJUL FOOL'S  ses  Sunday, April 10,1��M  22 KM HALF  MARATHON AND  RELAY  9:00 am ��� Hackett Park, Sechelt to  Gibsons Park Plaza  10 KM WALK  9:00 am ��� Roberts Creek Hall to  Gibsons Park Plaza  CHALLENGE '94  Sechelt Fire Dept. is challensing the RCMP and  Ambulance Dept. to the relay. Sechelt Fire Dept.  currently holds the 1993 Relay Trophy and intends to  keep holding it for 1994.  Darah Hansen of the Coast News challenges Jo-Anne  Bennison and Dave Miller of the Sunshine Press to walk  or run. "If you can't catch us in the news, try to catch us  on the road!"  till'  Children's Hospital  Puttios wnMi back where they belong.  Proceeds 90 to  the Children's  Hospital  M hoflliuMCts,  8M-M30  Coast News/Weekender editor Larry Marshall, right, visits Cedar Grove Elementary School March 31  to address a Grade 7 diss about the newspaper business. The talk stemmed from a letter to the editor  from student Angela Valente, asking Marshall why there's so much bad news. Ian Cobb photo  Earth Day activities firmed up  Spring is here and it's time  once again to get out your  walkin' shoes, jogging gear and  bikes and make your way lo Cliff  Gilker Park for another great  Earth Day celebration. The day is  Sunday, April 24 with events  beginning at 11 am and running  to 5:30 pm.  There's an impressive lineup  of musical entertainment with  some of the Coast's best musicians. Festivities begin with a  universal dance for peace followed by the Coast's Raging  Grannies and children's entertainer Gordon Webber. Next,  Denise Olson will perform, then  Lee Mason, Gordon Webber and  Larry Wahl will do a set. John  Marian, Michael LaCoste and  Endangered Species round out  the afternoon, with Butler in the  Hey providing the grand finale.  In between sets there will be several speakers, with Caitlin Hicks  and Ken Dalgleish eftceeing for  the day.  Every enviro-group on the  Coast will have tables with information and displays. There will  also be several eco-vendors with  a wide range of eco-friendly  products, as well as arts and  crafts and a tasty selection of  1 * healthy food. There willalsobea  j ' short nature walk to study local  herbs and plants in the1 park it  1:45 in the afternoon.  rolierts creek  The raffle prizes will be on  display with a framed, original  Robert Baleman sketch as first  prize. The eco-friendly products  from SuperValu will be there for  your perusal (second prize), as  well as the garden composter  from Quality Farms (third prize).  No vehicles will be  permitted on the  field except those  with special  permission  The draw will take place at  the end of the day at the park.  Winners not present will be notified.  Tickets are on sale right now  at Out of Time and Roberts  Creek General Store; Sayward  Books and Variety Foods in Gibsons; Good Stuff Health Foods,  Shadow Baux Galleries, Capilano College, Community Services and Books 'N' Stuff in  Sechelt; Westwind School of  Music in Davis Bay and the Wilson Creek Art Gallery. Tickets  will be available all day at the  park:'  "���': '   '  Proceeds from the' raffle will  go to the Friends of Caren and  the Tetrahedron Alliance, two  coastal groups whose focus is  preservation of our last old  growth forests and our watersheds. During Ihe day, there will  also be outdoor draws for several  prizes donated by Coast businesses. As in past years, resource  industry groups are invited to  participate in Earth Day by presenting their views at an information table.  Earth Day goes on, rain or  shine, so eveiyone should come  prepared. Last year there was a  spectacular display of West  Coast weather, all interwoven  with plenty of sun. This year,  there will be a giant parachute  suspended in front of the stage to  provide some respite if we get  our traditional shower.  As there is parking for participants only at the park, the public  is being asked to park on Roberts  Creek Road and enjoy the short  walk, bike ride or jog over.  Exceptions will be made for  those who for health reasons are  unable to walk up the hill. No  vehicles will be permitted on the  field except those with special  permission.  Eveiyone should use extreme  caution while driving along the  highway near the park that day  and'show consideration for  pedestrians in the area. Anyone  interested in booking a table can  call Pat at 886-8820.  Sponsored by Frontrunners, the Coast News, Gibsons Park Plata & Reebok  by Katharine Trueman  885-2282  The Creek offers a lot of  variety at any lime of the year  but once spring rolls around  there is quite a clioice. Number  one has to be a vigorous walk  down Beach Avenue to view the  glorious Island Mountains, critique the spring foliage, say "hi"  to a new neighbour or jusl simply enjoy nature. Later in the  day, you may wish to visit the  general store, catch up on the  news displayed on the front bulletin or treat yourself to the  greatest ice cream on the Coast.  On the lighter side, entertainment is always available in the  Creek area.  If there is nothing playing at  the hall, then check out the  Gumboot Garden Cafe. Certainly the month of April is going to  be a busy musical affair at the  Creek Legion. Local Traffic will  be playing the besl in top 40  music on April IS and 16.  Straight from the Kilchen, a  Celtic group, will play on April  29 and 30. Music begins at 8:30  each evening.  If you still have not found  your niche, then perhaps an  adventurous hike through Cliff  Gilker Park will suit you. No?  How about a fast nine holes at  the Sunshine Coast Golf Club or  a bike ride down Ihe many  byways? Whether you have  lived here for one week, one  year or 30 years, there is always  something to do, even if it's jusl  sitting on the front porch and  soaking up the sun.  Library news  When the sun shines the garden calls, but whal of those  rainy days? Then it's time lo  browse through the 700s in the  library and the craft section  comes into its own.  Do you want to quilt, carve  wood or knit like the experts?  We can help. Here are some  titles to whet your appetite: Jewellery Craft for Beginners,  Weekend Wood Projecls for  Toymakers, Weaving is Fun,  Making Twig Furniture. On a  smaller scale - the bazaar crafts  are well represented. Remember  that our art section has many  helpful 'how to' books on painting and photography.  New to the library? Just ask  one of our volunteers for help in  finding your way lo the books of  your choice.  YTV vocal spotlight  The teen battle of the vcice  has finally come to a glorious  end for two delightful girls from  the Creek. Sarah Norris (10-14  years) and Kristin Braun (15-18  years) have both placed first in  the final competition. The YTV  Vocal Karaoke competition has  been held over the last two  weekends at Sunnycrest Mall.  As Ihis is a national competition, both girls will have their  video performances evaluated  by Canadian recording artists  such as Dan Hill, Lisa  Lougheed, Vivienne Williams,  Sonya Papp and the group Too  Bad To Be True.  National winners will receive  $1,000 cash prizes, professional  recording sessions and a chance  lo appear on YTV. This was Ihe  firsl time that the competition  was held on Ihe Coast as usually  one must travel lo Vancouver to  compete with the 3,000 competitors.  Sarah was pleased with the  support received at the mall and  felt it was great to be able to  compete on home ground. Both  Sarah and Kristin received a  Song Master karaoke machine.  Congratulations, girls, and we in  the Creek look forward to hearing of your continued success.  Creek hospital auxiliary  The Roberts Creek hospilal  auxiliary will hold its monthly  meeting on Monday, April 11 at  10:30 am. They encourage present members and newcomers to  join them at the Legion hall for  all the news.  Cancer canvassers  llie annual April cancer canvas has jusl begun in Ihe Creek  area bul we still urgently require  more canvassers. Please call  Katharine at 885-2282 loday.  Garage sale to aid volunteers  The Volunteer and Action  Centre will be hosting a giant  garage sale on May 14 from 10  am to 3 pm as a fundraiser for  the non-profit centre.  The cenlre is looking for  THE TIMBER FRAME COMPANY  ��� stress-skin  panel enclosures  ��� aill or write  for information  R.R. 3,  Powell River. B.C.  V8A SCI  (604) 487-4396      Maurice Shapiro  items to be donated to the sale.  Do you have items al home  that you'd like to get rid of and  support a good cause at the  same lime? If so you can drop  Ihem off at 5638 Inlet Avenue  or call 885-5881 lo arrange for a  pickup. This is n great way lo  use up what's left over from  your own yard or garage sale.  It pays to  advertise in the  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS!  mam Coast News, April 4, 1994  dockside davis bay  community  s.   -"*%  ��  Su/.ette, left, mother and baby-sitter, brought Gabe, Levi and  Olivia (20 months to 3 years) out to Davis Bay for an afternoon of  sun and sand last week. Ian Cobb pholo  by Jo-Anne Sheanh, 885-3629  Easter-lime launches the teas  and assorted sales as part of the  spring awakening ritual we  experience every year and this  year is no exception.  After a winter spent hibernating people are eager to mingle  and share their ideas and plans.  Gardening is a popular topic, as  are plans for holidays a conversation piece.  Annual Spring Tea  St. John's United Church  women are holding their annual  spring tea on April 16 from 2  pm to 4 pm at the church. This  year they are including something unique, a doll display. The  cost of $4 entitles you to tea and  the display but if you only wish  to view the dolls, it will be $3.1  hasten to mention, the dolls are  not for sale, only for oohing and  aahing at...  Library news  The DB/WC library is hosting its spring tea and book sale  at the hall the next day April 17  from 2 pm to 4 pm. All proceeds go back into the purchase  of books.  Librarian Margaret Phillips  reported there are now 2,600  books in the library and 13 volunteers who faithfully staff it.  Our library is another little  jewel in the crown of this community,  Annual general meeting  The annual general meeling  of the DB/WCCA was well  attended by interested residents  who turned out to hear a representative from Chevron Canada  detail its plans for the present  bulk loading facility on Whitak-  er Road in Davis Bay.  Glen Parker, logistics manager, outlined the future plans for  transporting petroleum products  to this area by means of tank  trucks as opposed to the present  method of marine barging.  Chevron foresees a dramatic  decrease in home heating  petroleum due to the advent of  natural gas.  The dock  Sometime within Ihe nexl  two months, the dock will no  longer be used to pump oil but  will remain intact for Iwo years  as a backup in case the truck  traffic plans don'l work out. In  1997, Chevron's lease expires,  the upkeep and maintenance  will no longer be their responsibility and the future of Ihe dock  will be a source of concern to all  residents in this area.  Officers for the coming year  were welcomed into their positions by the members and they  are: Jim Smith, president; Phil  Makow, vice-president; Alison  LeDuc, secretary; John Denham, treasurer; Eileen Nelsen,  Louise Colliss and Gwen  Abram, directors. Congratula  tions all. "It's like having  friends in my living room" is  the way coordinator Lois Fish-  leigh feels about the Friday  afternoon bridge at the hall and  is sorry to see it come to an end  for the summer.  April 8 will be the lasl afternoon until September, so at 1  pm please lurn out for the final  hands.  All proceeds go to the  DB/WCCA and refreshments  are always served.  Children's Falre  The Children's Faire held at  Rockwood Lodge during Spring  Break was a smashing success  lhanks to the efforts of organizer  Sandy McBride and her hardworking assistants, Kay Bailey  and Gord Webber. Without Ihe  dedication of a band of volunteers, these kinds of programs  are impossible.  Sandy would like to especially thank Gail Sangster (prizes  and games), Rosemary Coates  (graffiti room,) Rosette Sharelte  (bead room) and psychic Barbara Ann Scott who entertained  tirelessly for two days.  The faire provided a showcase for young talent which  included dancers, fiddlers and  karate demonstrations. The generosity of Trail Bay Mall merchants, Shorncliffe and the Sunshine Coast Credit Union made  it all possible and was much  appreciated.  What do you  do when you  want to tell more than  3,000,000 people  you have  something for sale?  Order a  It's easy, effective  and economical.  We'll deliver your message  to over 3,000,000 readers in  108 weekly newspapers in  B.C. and the Yukon for only  $225  To increase your advertising  audience call this paper at:  886-2622 ��� 885-3930  YOU'RE THE WINNER WIIH  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS!  sechelt scenario  by Deanna Lueder, 885-7365  "April's in the west wind,  and daffodils," wrote John  Masefield. It is an especially  beautiful month of the year as  things seem to grow magically  overnight, everywhere.  But not always as we so carefully planned; there are English  daisies in the lawn and grass in  the flower beds. Yards and parks  are looking wonderful as the  fruit; trees flower, shrubs bloom  and Ihe. spring bulbs shoot up  into colour. Beginning with  Easter, this is a month of new  beginnings and high hopes for  the future.  ll is not surprising that the  Canadian Cancer Society has  chosen April as the month it  raises funds for research and the  developmeni of new treatment  techniques.  Be prepared and put whatever you can afford aside in your  spare sugar bowl so thai you'll  be ready when your volunteer  canvasser for the Cancer Society  comes to your door this month.  A month of meetings  April is a busy monlh for  meetings and Ihe beginning of  some interesting courses, so be  sure to check the calendar of  events in the paper. On Tuesday,  April 5 the Red Cross is holding  its Blood Donor Clinic at the  Seniors Hall from 3 pm to 8 pm.  If you are an adult in good  health, your donation will be  welcome.  Garden club  The Sechelt Garden Club  welcomes guest speaker Helen  Ray to its monthly meeting on  Wednesday, April 6. She will be  speaking on the topic of Vermi-  culture. New members are  always'welcome. The clob  meets at 7:30 pm at St. Hilda's  Church hall.  Marsh society  The Sechelt Marsh Sociely  works hard to develop and preserve the marsh on Wharf Road  as a natural habitat for various  waterfowl.  They will be meeting on Friday, April 8 at 7:30 pm at the  Arts Centre.  Andy Derocher, a forest biologist is the guest speaker for the  evening. Join in if you're interested. Who knows if the marsh  would even exist now were it  not for interested and involved  local people.  Lecture  The SCRD is presenting an  interesting lecture on April 8 at  7:30 pm at the Bella Beach  Motel conference room. Mark  Roseland, a professor from SFU  School of Resource and Environmental Management, will be  speaking on Sustainable Communities. All interested people  are welcome to attend.  Our daughter writes from  New York City, where she  works as a librarian in Jackson  Heights, that she is constantly  meeting people who have spent  their entire lives in the city with  only an occasional weekend out  of the cement jungle. She says  many people have no sense of  conservation or of caring for Ihe  environment.  These concepts are just not  real when you never see eagles  wheeling above or ducks nesting  in Ihe reeds or fawns nibbling  daintily on the blooms of your  favourite shrub.  We are fortunate to Uve here  with access to a great urban  sprawl just south of us when we  crave temporarily the hubbub  and excitement of humanity in  constant movement.  Occasionally though, we in  Sechelt provide our own amiable hubbub.  The Arts Council is presenting its annual Junque Sale on  Saturday, April 9 from 10 am to  3 pm at the Arts Centre. This is  a popular event with lots of  unique 'junque' for sale.  Coast caregivers granted  continued provincial funding  Caregivers Association of  BC (CABC) will receive contin-  ued financial support from the  provincial government for  1994-95.  The association provides  support, education and information lo family caregivers who  are providing care to their loved  ones in their homes.  "This grant allows us lo continue Ihe work we began lasl  year," CABC board chairman  Ray Litkenhaus said.  "Our main priorities include  encouraging the establishment  of local caregiver support  groups and networks in the  province, collaborating with  other caregiver related organizations to provide enhanced support to family caregiver's and  consulting with government to  ensure that family caregivers  needs are met as the health care  system changes from a central  delivery system to one thai is  managed locally by community  health boards."  Local caregivers association  regional representative Marcelle  Highgate acknowledged the  financial support given to  CABC.  "It is certainly refreshing to  see that the government seems  to understand what a vital role  family caregivers play in our  society." If you are a caregiver  and would like contact with  Marcelle Highgate she can be  reached at 885-0596.  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Wtth or without game  Roast Beef 159  meed, 100 g  JL  Smoked chicken or  Luncheon Neat *7Q  sliced. 100 g  ��� i %J  Bavarian Meatloaf       CIO  Weed, 100 g  e��7*F  Herb, GypSy, pepper  Salami 199  sliced, 100 g  J.  "Take advantage of  our in-store specials!"  ftMM  mm hallmoon happenings  community  by Rulh Forrester, 885-2418  Two of our talented young  people from Halfmoon Bay did  us all proud at the YTV Talent  Contest in Sunnycrest Mall last  Saturday. Although finalists Ann  Konopasek and Carleen Rudland  did not take first prize in their  age categories, they, like the  other six finalists, gave it all they  had and did extremely well. Bolh  girls will keep going in their  singing activities as they love to  sing and it shows.  Welcome back  Glad to hear that our little  hummingbird friends have  returned to bring us joy throughout the summer. Donna Johnson  saw her first one at Secret Cove  on March 25. Time to get the  feeders out, jusl as long as you  don't have any cats.  Memorial service  A memorial service was held  last Thursday in Vancouver for a  former well known summer visi-  harbour highlights  tor to Halfmoon Bay, Bert James,  who passed away suddenly in his  92nd year. It was Bert who,  many years ago, donated the  piano to the Welcome Beach  Community Hall. Bert was a  brother of Walter James who  now lives in Shorncliffe, and  father of Don James of Welcome  Woods and of two daughters.  Planning the fair  The first meeting of the season was held last week by the  Halfmoon Bay Country Fair  executive. It is never too early  for this group lo get together as  there is much work and planning  for this big annual event at Cooper's Green on July 8,9 and 10.  Donna Johnson is chairman  this year with Fiona West as  vice-chairman and secretary Ear-  lene Cameron. The huge task of  treasurer will continue wilh  Carol Adams at the helm. The  committee was delighted to  know thai this year the Halfmoon  Coast News, April 4, 1994  "   '  -  -  Canadian Legion  Members & Guests Welcome  SECHELT  5528 Wharf Street ��� 885-2526  No Live  Entertainment  This Weekend  FMdaf Night Supper Served 5:307:30 pm  OPENSUNDAYS 12 - 6 / LUNCHES MON. - FRI. 11 - 2  Next General Meeting  Monday April 18/8pm  Crib  JiKiihys, Spm  Bingo  M,7pm  Meat Draw  herySmtaTflpm  Bessie Stanton of Halfmoon Bay celebrates the 100-year  milestone last week. Ruth Forrester photo  GIBSONS  Hwy. 101 ��� 886-2411  Bay Hospilal Auxiliary will take  on the huge task of running the  pancake breakfast, always a  packed and popular event. There  will be more news of ihe fair in  due course.  by Frank Roosen, 883-2920  Naden Military Band is coming to town. On Tuesday May 10  the Naden Military Band will  perform at the Pender Harbour  high school at 1 pm and you are  all invited to what may well be  their last performance.  With everything being  trimmed these days, this famous  band is likely to get the axe so  come and get it while the getting  is good. As you all well know,  their past performances have just  been fantastic.  Now that we have the high  school on the line, they would  like to thank Rob Metcalf and  IGA for supplying the lunches to  the honour roll and reliability roll  students for each term,  Now that we are in a thanking  mood, thanks go to all the people  who supported the Serendipity  Dance and the Cubs/Scouts bottle  drive. They were both a huge  success.  It's a bit early but I might as  well spill the beans now: Girl  Guide cookie week will be starting off with a door-to-door cookie sale on April 22 from 3 pm to  6 pm, followed by general sales  at the Madeira Shopping Centre  Saturday, April 23 from 10 am to  3 pm. Their special week will last  until April 30 and orders can be  phoned in to Patty at 883-9015.  Don't forget those other dates  I gave you last week:  April 7, PHGC coffee and  scramble; April 12 St. Andrew's  meeting; April 13 St. Mary's  auxiliary meeting; April 14,  PHGC scramble and fashion  show; April 16, spring fashion  show and lunch (SL Mary's auxiliary).  Friday & Saturday, April S&9  $ Triple Crown J3  (Ccmntry & Western)  OPEN SUNDAYS 11-9/ KITCHEN N0URS HON. ��� SAT. 11 ��� 6  General Meeting  il  Darts  MlMpnt  Crib  Sal.tpm  Meat Draw  (my Set. 4 pm  10 Dram  ^<    CLIP   'N'   SAVE    >/  by Maureen Parrott, 883-9189  If you take a walk anywhere  you will see bird life preparing  for spring. Woodpeckers, especially the small (red-headed) red-  breasted sapsuckers, tap experimentally on trees. One pair started a nest hole in a creosote  power pole at Ruby Lake  Restaurant. Alongside the road  you'll see robins and ruffed  grouse. Swallows an^iufaus ,  humminkbirtls are back ��� fill  your feeder. jS?*"*"  The flip side of this fine  weather, combined wilh our relatively mild winter, is that hungry  mosquitoes are showing up  already. Sunny weather also  brought swarms of weekend  kayakeis to flirt with the dangerous tidal rapids of the Skookum-  chuck.  Wilh prawn season open, it's  a good time to curry favour with  your fisherman friends. Or if that  leaves you cold you could pick a  Pender  Health  Centre  services  touted  The Pender Harbour Health  Centre is operated by a community-based membership composed  of people from Wood Bay to  Egmont. The centre provides  facilities for health care professionals such as the local doctor,  dentists, physiotherapist and visiting specialists.  Dr. Amiel's medical practice  is open Monday-Friday from 9  am lo 5 pm. Dr. Choy's dental  practice is open Thursday-Saturday. Kalie Angermeyer provides  physiotherapy Monday-Friday  from 3 pm lo 7 pm.  The visiting specialists attending Ihe heallh cenlre are Dr.  Stewart, ear, nose and throat; Dr.  McRoberts, optometrist; and Dr.  Bright, podiatrist. Island Acoustics does hearing testing and  hearing-aid sales and service at  Ihe clinic as well.  Routine nursing services such  as blood pressure, dressings,  injections and immunizations and  breasi self-exam teaching clinics  are available by appointment.  Home nursing care is also provided upon referral by any physician. The PH Health Centre is  currently doing a survey to see if  a Meals on.Wheels program is  needed in this community, so all  interested applicants should contact 883-2764 as soon as possible. For more information on Ihe  listed services or to make  appointments call 883-2764.  feed of oysters. Vera Grafton  tells me your sporl fishing  license entitles you to take IS in  the shell or 30 shucked oysters  and leaving oyster shells on the  beach encourages the next crop.  Arnold and Willa Duncalfe  hosted a flurry of visitors fleeing  snowy Edmonton and other  prairie locales. The latest snowbirds are Dennis and Lynn Douglas and Arnold Harris. Last  week's visitors included the  Duncalfes' daughter.  Greg and Lisa are also enjoying an Easter visit from Lisa's  parents from Ontario. Enjoy your  stay.  LAND  DISPOSITION  In the Land Recording District of Burnaby and  located between Gibsons and Keats Island.  TAKE NOTICE THAT BC TEL, Burnaby, B.C.,  telecommunications provider, intends to make an  application to the Ministry of Environment, Lands  and Parks, Regional Office, Vancouver, B.C., for a  Statutory Right-of-Way at Schoal Channel in Howe  Sound described as follows: ,  N  A  (   P.OFC  AVAlONflD LANE  BET. LOTS IS a 19  S.E CORNER  n  LOT 18-,   I  LOT 8215-,  /  01685    7xy  GIBSONS   ^  ^-���LOT 19   \  \                  ^APPLICATION  A                            AREAI397HAI  VM              SCHOAL  J             CHANNEL  V^l   D.L.  C     \896  XoFC -J  1 SOUTH CORNER  /  LOT 8215  '          KEATS  ISLAND  All the land covered by water being part of the  bed of Howe Sound and containing approximately 3.9  hectares.  The disposition is required for the purpose of a  Statutory Right-of-Way.  Comments concerning this application should be  directed to:  Ross Douglas  #401 - 4603 Kingsway  Burnaby, B.C.  V5H 4M4  (File No. 0212151)  Be advised any response to this advertisement  will be considered part of the public record. For information contact the FOI Advisor at B.C. Lands, Lower  -Mainland Region at 604-660-5500.  REPORT TO THE PROVINCE  Taxes  giuqqu *   a ws  BC's deficit cut by $1.5 billion  1991  1992        1993       1994  SOURCE: Ministry of Finance and Corporate Relations  Here are the facts:  1. Cutting the deficit by $1.5 billion has enabled the provincial  government to introduce a three year tax freeze.  2. The tax freeze means no new taxes, no tax increases and a freeze on  personal income, sales and consumer taxes for the next three years.  3. The five percent cut in the Cabinet salaries of the Premier and Ministers  has been extended for another year, as well as the freeze on MLAs'  salaries.  4. Tax cuts for ordinary people in this year's budget include:  property purchase tax cut up to $3,000 for first-time home buyers,  homeowner grant extended to homes valued at up to $450,000, no tax  on automobile trade-ins, and no surtax on vehicles costing less  than $32,000.  for more Information on bow you benefit from BC's lower deficit, please call  Enquiry BC and order your copy of Ike 1994 BC budget:  In Greater Vancouver: 660-2421 / In Greater Victoria: .487-6121  All other areas: I-800-663-7867  Telecommunications for the hearing impaired (TTD):  In Greater Vancouver: 775-0303 / All other areas: I-80O-66I-8773  Deficit down. Waste cut. Jobs up.  Taxes are frozen for the next three years.  10 ��vw uoy  GOVERNMENT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA  -������- --���������*  ,^t.-~-,��.<- .-s .��- ��~e.4  ___________________��_Z-  rftfiS? ���<*��������� *���*���.-  *^ ���-> >f,����.rmwp��y����jj����y...���*���>, 12  Coast News, April 4, 1994  leisure  Young artists invited to submit  The Sunshine Coast Arts  Council is again inviting artists  aged 18 years and younger to  participate in the 4th annual  Young Artists Awards lo be held  on May 8. Initiated in 1991, the  purpose of the awards program is  to give recognition to young  artists and to encourage their  artistic awareness and expression.  Last year, 56 young artists  submitted their work, which  included drawings, paintings,  prints, collages, three dimensional pieces, pottery and photography. There are three age categories: nine years and under, 10-  13 years, and 14-18 years. Each  young artist is asked to submit  three artworks which will be  juried by a committee of local  artists.  Terese Egan, coordinator of  Best Buys in Town  ,u Come on tip and see   $0) Thrifty 8  HELP THE  Donation.    8M-24M or Bon 598  FULL SERVICE DELI  Homemade soup & sandwiches  Fruit juice sweetened  yogurt shakes & cones  OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK  VARIETY [�� ,fh FOODS  886-2936  this year's event, says the organizing committee has made some  changes this year to the way in  which the artists are recognized.  "We felt we wanted to look at  a much broader base of recognition for all young artists who submit. Therefore, as in past years,  the Rotary Club Award of $100  will be given to an artists in tlie  14-18 age category. However, in  an effort to give recognition to a  greater number of the younger  artists, several smaller awards  will be given in the other two categories."  The committee will also be  hosting a reception on May 8 in  conjunction with the award presentations lo celebrate the work  of all the artists.  The awards are jointly sponsored by the Rotary Club of  Sechelt. the Sunshine Coast  Teachers Association and the  Sunshine Coast Arts Council.  Each organization contributes  $100 lo an award fund.  Entry forms for this year's  awards are available al Books 'n'  Stuff in Sechelt, Sayward Books  in Gibsons, the Arts Centre in  Sechelt and at all schools.  Artworks must be delivered to  the Arts Centre on either Friday,  April 29 or Saturday, April 30  between 11 am and 4 pm.  For further information contact the Aits Centre at 885-3412.  Notice Board M  O.foiaf events musl be updated moithly  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 Ihree weeks prior lo Ihe evenl.  The Sunshine  Coast News  TUESDAY, APRILS  Film Addicts' Club presents Gregory's  Girl, a comedy Irom Ihe U.K. directed by  Bill Forsyth. S.C. Arts Centre, Trail 4  Medusa. Sechell 2 pm. Membership: $5.  WEDNESDAY, APRIL.  Olbaofls Youth Centre darts night. 7:30-  9:30 pm, Gibsons Legion. Inlo: 8860506  Sechelt Garden Club meeting, 7:30 pm,  St. Hilda's Church. Speaker: Helen Ray,  talking on vermlcompostlng (worm  composting). Visitors welcome.  S.C. Home Support Society 'Who  Cares Who Cares" support group  meeting. 1-3 pm, S.C. Gospel Church,  corner Davis Bay 8 Laurel Rds Inlo:  Barbara. 885-8144.  S.C. Athletics general meeting, 7:30 pm.  Elphinstone caleteria.  FRIDAY ��� SATURDAY, APRIL 811  Free Forum: Tomorrow Today. Bell  Beach Conference Room Register: 885-  2281  FRIDAY, APRIL 8  Sechelt Mersh Sociely monthly meeting,  7:30 pm, S.C Arts Centre. Sechelt.  Guest speaker: Andy Derocher. forest  biologist, MoF. Topic: biodiversity.  Everyone welcome  SATURDAY * SUNDAY, APRIL .810  S.C. Equestrian Club Spring Show,  approx. 11 am. behind swimming pool.  Saturday: cattle penning & gymkhana.  Sunday: jumping.  SATURDAY, APRIL I  Sunahine Toaetmaater. Club 10th  anniversary dinner 8 dance. AN previous  members are invited Inlo & tickets: 885-  3742.  Gibaona    Youth     Centre Spring  Revitalization 8 Clean-up Work Party, 11  am. Bring friends, tools, rskes.shovels.  Gibaona Youth Centra Coflee House  Drop-In, 7-11 pm, Youth Centre, Park Rd.  Qlbaona Scouts annual manure sale.  Gibsons Curling Club parking lot.  Adapted Aquatic Workehop, 9 am-4  pm, Pender Harbour Aquatic 1 Fitness  Cenlre Info: Debbie.8832612  S.C. Arte Centre Classique Junk Sale.  10 am-3 pm. Good qualily housewares.  small appliances, furniture, collectibles.  etc.  Chatalech Garage Sale. 10 am 2 pm,  Chatelech High School  SUNDAY, APRIL tO  Gibaona Youth Centre Arts. Crafls 8  Games Orop-in. I -5 pm.  SPCA annual general meeting. 2 pm.  Davis Bay Community Centre  S.C. Bluea Society benefit dinner - live  band, karaoke, line dancing  Desperadoes Restaurant. 3-10 pm  Tickets 810 al Desperadoes or Scott s  Music Proceeds to S C Victim/Witness  Services Inlo Graham, 885-9319 or  Audrey 8850138  MONDAY, APRIL tt  Sunehlne Coast Single  Parenta monthly meeting, s C  Community Services building. 5638 inlet  St. Sechell Bring your children and  something lo add to the dinner and torn  us. Info: Laurie 885-7881. Nancy 885-  5861  Qlbaona See Cavalcade Committee  meeting. Merine Room below Public  Library. 7:30 pm All welcome This year's  Cavalcade runs Jury 2224. Gala dinner.  dance. Il's Spitnol with Harbour Lights  band to be held April 30. YMCA hall  Dance info: Doreen Tipton. 886-9042  Other info: Peggy Small. 8864956  S.C. Women's Resource Society invites  rto Ihe opening of Ihe Women s Drop-  Open House 3-7 pm. 7 pm:  presentation on sexual harassment and  tenants' rights by Roneen Marcoux,  Vancouver Tenants' Rights Assn  Rockwood basement. Info: 885.4088  Qlbaona Landing Merchants  Aaan meeting, Harbour Cafe, 7:30 pm  Al non-member merchants welcome  S.C. Peace Group meeting, 7:30 pm.  Roberts Creek Elementary School library  Featuring fleOeWon, second video in the  Bator* Columbus series, describing  continuous thread of resistance down to  the present. All welcome  TUESDAY, APRIL12  S.C. Raaourcea Council meeting, 7:30I  pm, SCRD boardroom. Public1  participation welcome.  S.C. Home Support Society Hospice  Inservice, 4:30 pm, St. Mary's Hospital  boardroom.  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13  St. Mary'e Hoapltal Auxiliary, Pender  Harbour branch monthly meeting, 1:30  pm, St. Andrew's Church. New members  welcome.  West Howe Sound Electora Aaen  general meeting, 7:30 pm, Langdale  Elementary School. Speaker: Anne  Skelcher, Langdale principal.  S.C. White Cone Club annual meeting  and luncheon, Wharf Restaurant, Davis  Bay. Inlo: 886-2644.  THURSDAY, APRIL 14  St. Mary'. Hoapltal Auxiliary. Secheh  branch monthly meeting, 1:30 pm. SI.  Hilda's Hall.  FRIDAY, APRIL 16  Olbaona Youth Centre darts nighl,  7:30-9:30 pm, Gibsons Legion. Into: 886  0506.  SATURDAY, APRIL 16  Gibaona Youth Centre garage, plant 8  bake sale, 10 am-1 pm.  Gibaona Youth Centre Coflee House  Drop-In, 7-11 pm, Youth Centre, Park Rd.  Crawtlah Fiesta Dance - Zydeco/Calun  music with guest host, comedian Rod  Crawford 8 pm 1 am (comedy at 8:30),  Roberts Creek Hall. No minors. Tickets  815 at R C. General Slore. Proceeds to  Rainbow Pre-School Building Fund.  Spring Faehlon Show 8 Luncheon  presented by St. Mary's Hospital  Auxiliary, Pender Harbour branch. Noon,  tickets 812.  St. John'. United Church Women  Spring Tea 8 Doll Display. 2-4pm,  Simpkins Rd, Davis Bay. $2 lo view, 84  tea and viewing.  SUNDAY, APRIL 17  Glbeone Youth Centre Arts, Crafts 8  Games Drop-in, 1-5pm.  Spring Bninch 8 Fashion Show, 10:30  am, Omega Restaurant Tickets: 815 at  Branka'a Boutique. The Landing Clothing  Co., Landing Unisex Hair Design &  Tanning Salon. Work Wear World.  Sponsored by Gibsons Landing  Merchants Assn  S.C. Buelnees 8 Profeeelonel  Women's Club dinner meeting, Jolly  Roger Inn  Devls Bey-Wllson Creek Community  aaen annual spnng tea 8 book sale, 2-4  pm. 5123 Davis Bay Rd  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20  S.C. Home Support Society 'Who  Cares Who Cares' support group  meeting, 1-3 pm. SC Gospel Church,  corner Davis Bay 8 Laurel Rds Inlo:  Barbara. 8855144  Deeperadoee Club Dance. 7 pm No  charge  FRIDAY, APRIL 22  Gibsons Youth Centre dans night,  7 30-9 30 pm. Gibsons Legion Inlo 886  0506  SATURDAY, APRIL 23  Gibsons Youth Centre Coffee House  Drop In, 7-11 pm Also, youth volunteers  needed for Gibsons Trade Fair. 10 am 7  pm  SATURDAY, APRIL 23  Olbaona Youth Centre arts, crabs 8  games drop m. 1-5 pm Also: youth  volunteers needed for Gibsons Trade  Fair. 11 am-4 pm  MISCELLANEOUS  CMId Health Clinks (Gibsons) April 5,  12. 19 8 26 with an extra CHC April 18  (Sechelt) April 6. 13. 20 8 27 with extra  CHC April 11 (Pender Harbour) April 7  814.  Tuberculin Skin Teating 8 Travellers  Clinic (Gibsons) April 11. 16 8 25 wilh  Travellers Clinic only April 7.14,21 8 28  (Sechelt) April 11.18 8 25 wilh Travellers  Clinic only April 6.13819.  Pender Harbour Aquatic 8 Fitness  Centre: register for our spring programs,  including swimming lessons, lifeguard  training, adapted aquatics, synchronized  swimming, swim team, fitness classes 8  weight training consultation Red Croes  Standard let AM 8 CPR - April 232-24  Pre registration required. 17  Elphinstone Grad '94 rattle lor  Cenedvenlure speedboat. Tickets 520  each, 9am 6pm. Sunnycrest Man (April 2  I 6 3). O.B S (April 9 810). IGA (April 16 8  17). Trade Show (curling rink - April 23 8  24). Sunnycrest Mall (April 30 6 May 1).  S.C. Home Support Society Hospice  Training April 9, 16, 23. Fee: 855. Into:  8855144  Prenatal Classes: (Gibsons Health Unit)  Early class April 5: Late Class Series April  12, 19, 26. (Sechelt Health Unit) Early  Class May 17. Late Series March 22, 29,  April 5. All above Prenatal Classes are  Irom 7 to 9 pm. Please register early as  classes fill up quickly. To register:  (Gibsons) 8865600), (Sechelt) 665-5164  Elphinstone Pioneer Museum, 716  Winn Rd., across Irom Post Office,  Gibsons. Displays are conatantly  changing Wheelchair accessible. For  hours of opening or to book a tour: 886-  8232  Parent-Tot Drop-In: for parents with children up lo 5. 9:30-11:30 am at Ihe following locations: Gibsons United Church Hall  (Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri); Sechell St.  Hilda's Church Hall (Tues.): Wilson Creek  Community Hall (Thurs.). Into:  Community Services, 885-5881  Sexually Tranamltted Dlaaaae Clinic:  (HIV. inlormation, counselling and testing) Phone for appointment in Gibsons  886-5600, Sechelt 885-5164.  8 Pregnant? Call the Health Unit  -5600.  Prenatal Hoapltal Tour: phone St.  Mary's Hospital switchboard to arrange  for tour, 885-2224. Prenatal only.  Parent 8 Baby Drop-In gives parents an  opportunity to meet other parents and discuss common concerns The group gathers  every Tuesday from 1:15 lo 3:30 pmal 494  S. Fletcher, Gtaions and In Sechelt at 6571  Inlet on Wednesdays from 1 -3:30 pm  Single  -866-5  School Entry Booster Cllnlca: A booster dose of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis is Important for children entering  school. Gibsons clinics - 686-5600;  Sechelt clinics- 665-5164.  Sunehlne Coeet Bresstfeedlng  Mother.' Oroup: mothers' meetings,  1994 (meetings begin al 10 am): April 11:  Nutrition and Weaning Info: Laurie, 886-  7900 or Roxanne, 886-3230  MONDAYS  Sunahine Coaet Spinner. 8 Weaver.  Guild meets 1st Monday of each month,  Sept through June, Si. John's United  Church, Davis Bay. For more into: Lynn  Pakulak. 885-7355.  Recovery, Inc. offers a self-help method  to method to overcome the negative feelings that come from fear, anger, (lepras  sion and constant anxiety 7-9 pm,  Gibsons United Church Hall. Inlo: 686-  8026. 17  Women'. Drop-In, 3-6 pm, Rockwood  basement. All women welcome. S.C.  Women's Resources Sociely. 865-4088  17  TUESDAYS  "Uvlng With Cancer' Suppon Group  meets every other Tuesday. Kirkland  Cenlre. Davis Bay. 1 pm. Info 885-5861  or 886-6369  Woman'. Drop-In, 1-6 pm, Rockwood  basement All women welcome S C  Women s Resources Sociely 885-4088  17  WEDNESDAYS  Po.tp.rlum Depreeelon Support  Oroup Qibsons Heallh Unit. 1 2 30 pm  Toaetmaater* International Community  Use Room. Chaster Road Firehall. 7 30  930 pm. guests welcome Into: 865  3742 17  THURSDAYS  SC'e Weight Loaa Support Oroup  meets afternoons 12:30-2:30pm, call 686.  2692, and evenings 6:306:00pm. call  886-7159, at the United Church.  Glasslord Rd, Gibsons.  Birth Control Clinic, Coast-Garibaldi  Heallh Unit, 494 S. Fletcher. 7-9 pm  Confidential service ��� everyone welcome  No appointment needed. Info: 885-7770  Navy League Cadeta lor boys and girls  10-13 years of age. Cadets develop self-  respect and discipline while having lun  learning nautical skills.. 6:30 pm, Gibsons  Legion Hall, Sept.-May. Continuous registration, uniforms provided. Call Mike, 686-  8236 22  FRIDAYS  Breast Self-Exam Clinic: First Friday ol  each month, 7:30-9 pm, Gibsons Health  Unit.  United Church Thrill Shop, 1-3 pm,  church baaement, lane off Trueman  Road.  Music festival returns to  Coast for 21st year running  The 1994 Sunshine Coast  Music Festival will feature a  record number of entries this  year with 1,129 people preparing to take the stage.  "It's growing and of course it  will grow more and more  because the population is growing more and more," said Lois  Fishleigh, chair of the Sunshine  Coast Music Festival for the past  two years.  Fishleigh took over as chair  of the festival organization committee two years ago from Barb  Cattanach who had held the  position for 19 years.  The festival will open April  13 at th. Chatelech Secondary  School gymnasium in Sechelt  with vocal, instrumental and  choir entries taking the stage for  three days. There are 61 individual performances scheduled in  the vocal category along with 44  performances by instrumentalists.  Michael Angell will adjudicate the program.  They will be followed by the  pianoforte events April 18-20 at  St. John's United Church in  Davis Bay. Ailsa Zaenker is  adjudicator for this program.  The festival will wrap up  with Ihe honors and highlights  concerts April 22-23 at 7 p.m. at  the Raven's Cry Theatre. Residents will be able lo attend the  concerts for a $1 admission fee.  Coast resident Philip Bass  will acl as adjudicator for the  string competition, which has  drawn 42 entries.  Originally from New York  City, Bass retired to Madeira  Park last year from Ontario. He  was a violinist in several symphonies and assistant concert-  master with the Buffalo Philharmonic, the San Antonio Symphony, the Oklahoma City Symphony and concertmaster of the  St. Catherine's Symphony.  "We talk about the festival as  a sharing and learning experience," explained Fishleigh.  Financing is provided  through the B.C. Cultural Fund  at 25 cents per entry.  "There is good community  backing and I think that will  grow as well," Fishleigh said.  Steve Todd, Doug Elliot and Kirstin Nash, pictured, along with Len Hill, Sean Hussein and Bob  Carpenter welcomed a new season at Roberts Creek Community Hall March 26, during the Spring  Blues Dance. Joel Johnstone photo  Coast artist's newest exhibit  demonstrates an affinity for Mexico  by Darah Hansen  It's an empathy for Ihe people that drew artist Jeffrey  Birkin so closely into Mexico.  More precisely, he says, it's  an empathy for people who lead  fulfilling existences, who are  productive and happy, yet who  are not necessarily well off.  "I saw thai and was engaged  by the fact it was a different culture, one of high(er) contrast  than the one we have  here...Things seem more  extreme, more intense."  And since his first trip down  south in Ihe late 1980s, the 31-  year-old Roberts Creek native  has returned again and again to  explore his fascination with the  country.  The end result is a series of  intense visual works he calls Art  and Spirit I: Visions, on display  now at the Richmond Art  Gallery on the Lower Mainland.  The show ��� a collection of  about 30 paintings ��� is a culmination of Birkin's last four years  working as an artist.  The focus is the artist's  increasing personal connection  with Mexico.  But Art and Spirit I: Visions  is not a study of the Mexican  style of art, Birkin is quick to  point out. Rather, it is more his  own study of Mexican culture.  In his own words, the work is  lhat seen by an "outsider." In so  doing, Birkin acted as a kind of  voyeur of the culture, borrowing  the pieces which struck him,  weaving them all in wilh his  own unique style.  And with this particular body  of work, bright colours stand out  An illustration from Sunshine Coast artist Jeffrey Birkin's Art  and Spirit 1: Visions. His Mexican-influenced works of art are on  exhibit at the Richmond Art Gallery until April 18.  as a prominent feature. Art and  Spirit I: Visions is alive with a  whole range of vivid reds and  orange, deep greens and blues.  For Birkin, the mix of Ihose  dynamic hues represents one  more layer of the show's complexity. "Il's aboul bringing oul  contrasts."  Birkin says his artistic style  is hard to label.  A self-taught artist, his paintings are marked with a blend of  wild expressionistic brush work  and strangely distorted human  anatomy and background.  "I'm not a realist painter by  any means," says Birkin. "My  work is very much a fantasy."  Birkin credits his current  interest, knowledge and love of  Ihe visual arts lo his youth in  Roberts Creek and to all the  artists who lived in the communily. This early conlacl with the  arts later on helped him develop  his own artistic talents, he says.  Showing alongside Birkin's  work at Ihe Richmond Gallery  this month is a collection of  yarn paintings from Mexico's  Huichol Indians.  Located in the Sierra Madre  mountains, northwest of  Guadalajara, the Huichols are an  ancient culture dating back to  about 200 A.D.  In contrast to Birkin's own  'outsider' view of the Mexican  culture, the Huichol art works  are filled with "a very inner and  codified spirituality."  Depictions of the peyote cactus are frequently found in the  work as both artists and shaman  use it to obtain direction and  knowledge.  Art and Spirit I: Visions is on  now al ihe Richmond Art  Gallery until April 18.  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David Nicholson  photo  Sechelt minor ball in  search of diamonds  by Don Anderson  Add baseball diamonds to  the list of recreational needs on  the Sunshine Coast.  "Our biggest complaint  around here is we don't have  enough fields," said Eva Tripp,  a volunteer with the Sechelt  Minor Baseball Association.  Like the Sunshine Coast  Minor Hockey Association,  minor ball volunteers are having to turn children away  because there simply isn't  enough recreational space to  accommodate the growing  numbers of interested players.  "It's another thing of bucks  and not keeping up with the  times," Tripp said.  At the present moment, the  minor ball association is relegated to using the rapidly deteriorating West Sechelt Elementary School baseball diamond,  which is targeted for three new  portable classrooms.  The diamond is used for the  T-ball and Mite divisions, and  the fear is a nearby portable will  be the target for home runs and  wayward fly balls into the outfield this season.  "You can only afford so  many broken windows," said  Tripp.  The association's only other  choices are the two diamonds at  Connor Park, owned and operated by the regional district, and  the privately run diamonds in  Davis Bay owned by the Davis  Bay/Wilson Creek Community  Association.  The District of Sechelt has  indicated it will add two diamonds to Kinnikinnick Park but  that won't happen before the  start of the 1994 minor ball season.  The only remaining field at  Chatelech Secondary School is  no longer used by the association because it was determined  to be "too hard on the kids,"  Tripp said.  The association caters to ball  players age six to 18. Last year  the league managed to put  together 27 teams and this year  is anticipating the formation of  30 teams spread over five levels  of play.  Some 400 avid young ball  players are expected to go up to  bat this season and Tripp said  that number could be higher if  the association had the facilities.  "We've always tried to make  room for everybody but last  year we could not make room  for everybody," she said.  "There are only so many  kids you can ask anyone to take  on."  Players and their parents  have until Saturday to register  for play this season.  Fees start at $25 for individuals and $40 for families. Registration forms can be filled out  at Trail Bay Sports.  "And we're always looking  for more coaches,"-Tripp said.  The season begins at the end  of April and runs until the end  of June, followed by a league  tournament and wrap-up party.  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One  in tht- Gibsonr urea and  the Sechell dkincl-  Tlur  miIIwk m injuries inmlung lun  men m ihe Gibsons area and  one minor n't il.i  mad accident  m Sechell dlitnct,  sVictim of ihe ai-cidrnl in Gib-  MMI arm  ��.i-  Ronald Hilmer  tllton of (IlbtOfU who ��at driving with  l-ione]  Gordon Speck  of \under!."!" IU. The iii  was proceed i-ii along Soulh  KleiihiT road ai aUiui 5 a.m.  Sunday from Winn road towards  thr Municipal Hall when it  tame nun eonlact with a parked cur The collision caused  built nun io luffer facial injuries from it ndshicld ;:';',���-  Olson. Ihe driver, walked  buik to Ihr Heallh Centre bu.ld-  iii- and endeavouring to reach  a telephone fur help, broke Ihe  Glass window of the door, gained rplry and phoned for an ambulance. Dr. Hugh Inglli alio  responded lo the call.  In (lie meantime Olson, bleed-  [nn  mblj-,  le't  bloody  marks in I'll- ar a. Having ob  ij��� iu d help he ��i -t to a nearby  house lind awaii-i) ihe doctor  anil ,i -11111.nue Ruth men were  taken lo St Mary's Hospilal  for treatment Police are tn  CrtllHatlnfl ihe ace dent.  ttcilP at Gibsons and Sechell n ported the mad block*  worked perfectly and both de-  iDchmcnts aire pleased wilh  Hie general attitude id drivers  in keeping ihe at cidi-ni and suspension activity ai a low mark.  Public meeting Jan. 6  Year's work  outlined  Picture of the year.  TUK Most < llHJtH I picture thai ran be rrerun! lo flihsoni  residents lor ihe year 1M7 concerns ihr one million gallon reservoir which now occupies the space above which was phoiogiaphrl  lasl May while it was being icouped out   It is mw Hied  A public meeting will be held  al I p.m. Salurday, Jan. 6 in  ihe I'nion Hall on Wyngaert  Road in Gibsons (old Hilltop  llullding Supplies) Bob Prime,  �� federal member of parliament  from Ihe Lower Mainland, will  be at this meeting lo answer  questions and discuss Ihe performance of ihe pasl year's  pailiamcnt  While not confirmed. II i��  hoped Hartley Dun NDP can-  dilate fnr the new federal rid-  |D| of Cuasl Chilcotin, will alio  be Ihere lo answer questions  .i-id meet people, Mr. Dent, a  school    leather   al    100   Mile  House in thr van new riding of  Coasl-Chilcolin, li Ihe NDP  candidate (hal did %o well In  the provincial by-elcclion which  taw Altorney-Grneral Bonner  running for his political life.  All person* are invited to at-  lend this meeling With the possibility ol a federal election  soon lairing place it is nol too  early to begin considering Ihe  critical issues confronting Canada today and how they may  be most effi-clis-cly mel The  meeling, once again, will be  Ihis Saturday, Jan. I al I pm.  in the Union Hall. Wyngaert  Road,  Congratulations!  The following statement n  Irom I.. J Wallace, general  chairman, Bnnih Columbia Cm  lennial cnmmtllrc  (n Ilntisii Columbia  1MB and  IM  i of <  Two  uni  and significance Two successive crnlenanes were celebrated,  ���ith almost every citnen in Ihe  province  involved  10  *omr  <i'-  \,   1H7   dWM   off   Canada's  ������rst century and  IM heralds  e beginning of Century 11, II  ���iropnale In Kcngniie Ihe  *k and imaginative ac-  On behair of thr board nt directors of the British Columbia  Crnlennial committee. I am privileged lo extend a very hearty  well done io ihe chairman and  member* of 13 sub-rnmmilleei  and 3�� lor.,   committees  These dedirnted people put  an exclamation point on the  ending Of Century I We can be  confident lhat ihe rcsuliinsjm-  prlu* will torfl over inlc  ' II  all  workers  rry if  Dunn;- the final cnuncl  meeling of ti bsons mumi n>al -  iy luil week. Chairman Wes  Hodgson, who relinquishes Hie  chair to Cnuncillm Kied Fie-  ney issued ihe following statement un work done by council  nurinti  the  year  In leaving the chairmanship  1 do so with Uie ki.iwledge thai  1 have given my &��������! an < uhirh  has made an indelible t. ark un  ihe luturc of the village a* Ihe  following proji-cts show  Town Planning: The first  year of a five year project completed.  Undscapinu The first year  completed of the Tivi- year plan  nf beaulifyint'  the village.  Water: Increased walrr available for rioubl. Ihe popula-  nnn completed 19*7  BflMliOfll Village plan completed  Magistrate's Court Made available m ihe municipal hall  llu,1.1 work Two year's work  done in  IMT.  Dougal properly The title of  the Dougal property transfer  red to the Municipality and  leased to the Kinsmen  Centennial    ���"       -I     It    was  �����sary ' ��� this pro-  olrtcd  ' De-  MR. AND MRS. A. (j. (.K \TTAN of ileach Ave , Gibsons, on Jan  uary 7 will celebrate their golden wedding They mn in England  dunng Ihe Plral War and were married in Devon The family CO-  lllti ol Ihree children and five grandchildren. Mr. ('.rattan has  spent most ol Ins working period during the last M year* in thr  B.C rnastal country and before retirement was with the Hudaon  Hay Company He moved lo Gibsons l: years ago.  Milk fund  increases  In spite of tlw heavy mow-  fall on the day of the dtp of  \\tik I ond coffee parly at UN  home of Mn. R. F. Bennlo,  Hopkins 1 .iml.n:;. DM wu-s  nlifd ��"*o more than laat  year Only : it prmnn* manag  ed lo pet tn :he pony but innny  ��� ithei. trletihoned and Liter  sent  donation* by mail.  Port Mellon iMMTi sent fit  anil Mr* IfmU'a I ulrr^iti n  >ased Ibflfr i>enne�� hiM ow>  l.-'le lad v. *'v up ��� I IM wlnrh  he  ailed  lo the  fund  Mrs. Hi ,ii e ,hanks all who  d-.ii j led and rcreijrf* will h��  arm frm i (Ktana <o iwrsnn  who sen' hen donation^ In Ihe  furm of  . hrqu?'  BPW  meeting  The regular January ne��uag  of u-r BPW cltlb will be MM al  tile's Cove Resort on Twain.  Jan I. Dinnrr wdl br (erred  at I M p.m Arrangemcata tic  being made for a speaker  4a-  utii or which win be mmm*  '   m. ���rgnt   >*  COAST^NEWS  Life is a tricky equation  The "trick" is to find the constant  The Coast News has been a constant on the Sunshine Coast for over 46 years. Over those years we've  watched the world change around us while we've remained steady as a rock, providing a safe, reliable  institution for your advertising dollar.  The first issue of the Coast News rolled off the presses on July 11, 1945, providing in-depth coverage for the  Coast's little more than 500 residents. Today, we're still covering the Coast for its 25,000-plus residents,  faithfully marking the passage of every week in history.  Life is too variable to predict what the next 50 years will hold, but with your support the constant will be the  ���   -- ���---������' ���  A -*,���+���! Jr*   rfs A. *_*��� JV ����� jT_t.  ^i^^i_^_��_^_^a��_^^t^*^^j*^A*s J->*M."^��^.*--r *+r.��-"**** ���*-*.>&,+-������.<��� .mi^^^-********.*^^ ,*^��ifr3^J5M��4'^A^U^ 14  Coast News, April 4, 1994  ��tk\ Kyhml  Enjoy the spring'air while  dining on our sunny patio  Teredo Sq., Sechelt 885-9962   f A(4i\ <PiirroL>\ >  ���Serving Ihe Coast lor 14 years"       s\.U'ftL-    A\t*iav \s  L^ BREAKFAST ; LUNCH ��� DINNER ��� LICENSED ��� ENTERTAINMENT (FRI. EVES.Q  sports  Of soul and poor hockey teams  Just  moved?  to  Bride  to be?  New Baby?  Call us for    Stchelt - Ruth 885-5817  Vt/ELCOMETP-  your FREE Gibsons Carok 886 3682 r *f I 7 a/->r��M  ���Ms & Sccbcll (bibles only) l/|/ AUUiN  Mo���emtio*.   MUff 885 3.580 r w S'NCT- __\  LOGS  WANTED  TERMINAL  Forest Products Ltd.  "Welcome lo General Motors  Land.  "We here at General Motors  Land care deeply about your  communily, even though we're  established 2,000 miles away  and don't really have much of a  history in your community," a  soft, female-like computerized  voice purrs as the doors of Ihe  newly built Vancouver hockey-  basketball complex open.  "Sure, Ihere are only few  hundred of your nearly two million residents directly employed  by us. But hey, a whole shmeer  of you drive our products," the  voice continues as a conveyor  bell ��� oops, a moving walkway  ��� carries patrons around an  ornate foyer decorated wilh pic-  lures of Corvettes, Cadillacs,  Trans-Ams and other makes and  models of can; and trucks created over Ihe years by GM.  Below the pictures of the  cars are liny pictures of Dale  Tallon, Tiger Williams, Richard  Brodeur, Pal Quinn, Pavel Bure,  Howie Meeker, Burt Reynolds,  the CEO of GM and the Mayor  of Flint.  "Whal? You say you're not'  impressed with our attempt to  make professional sports more  commercial than Ihey currently  are?" the pseudo-friendly voice  queries, snapping your attention  puck's bruise  away from the picture of Howie  Meeker and the inevitable question circling your mind, looking  for a place lo land: "Why do  Ihey have a picture of him up  there?"  You ponder the question and  shrug, admitting lhal sports have  grown rather commercial.  "C'mon, you bleeding-heart  dimwits, the grassroots of sports  went oul wilh Ihe bath water  when Babe Ruth signed with Ihe  Yankees. It's been big business  ever since. Gel a grip, God!"  snaps the voice of Tiger  Williams, slightly slowed down  thanks lo tape stretch from overuse.  The conveyor belt comes to a  halt and several men and  women dressed in orange and  black overalls with Ihe Canucks  and NBA Beached Whales  logos on the front and back  scurry up lo you and methodically hand you drinks, popcorn  and programs. The walkway  Ian cobb  revs into gear again and you  move toward the entrances of  Ihe lavish new arena.  Of course, if you have a private box, you enter from the  back of the complex where the  players, agents, refs, media and  imported Hollywood personalities wearing GM hals and jack-  els enter. They, of course, don'l  gel the Orwellian welcome.  Another drone in orange and  black points you lo your seat  and speakers expound the grand  history of GM, while black tales  about Ford Motors circulate  throughout the new-car-scented  stadium. At the far end, where  the pictures of Ihe Queen and  Mike Harcourt groveling before  Ihe CEO of Canadian Pacific  Railways once dangled, hangs a  very large picture of Arthur  Griffiths kneeling before a  Vega.  The Canucks, their talent  base increased by the plentiful  bones tossed to the organization,  thanks to the relationship they  established with corporate  America, are aboul to embark  upon yet another doo-doo  stomping of a lesser fortunate  learn who still play out of arenas  wilh names reflecting the prf��  of a community.  These teams may be lousy  bul when they flump onto their  straw mats at night, they're  secure in the knowledge that  when they die, their souls will  float directly into hockey/basketball heaven. No tut-tut-tut  speeches for them.  We may be a bit distanced  from the shenanigans happening  on Ihe Lower Mainland concerning Arthur Griffiths' new  sports palace being named General Motors Place, but we  should take heed.  It's the wave of the future.  Hell, if we go far enough into  Ihe future, Ihere won't be  nations. There will be companies. There won't be a Vancouver Canucks. It'll be the GM  Canucks.  And we here on the Sunshine  Coast, bickering still about  whether or not we should have a  second sheet of ice, could be  approached by McDonald's  with an offer we can't refuse.  "Welcome to Ronald's Sunshine Arena..."  Sailors in transition from Frostbite to Spring  Competitive Prices  886-7033  Now that spring flowers are  blooming, it only makes sense  that the Frostbite Sailing Season  has come to an end.  The Sunday morning/afternoon sailboat races taking place  in and around Gibsons Harbour  look a respite last weekend after  nearly three months of sailing in  conditions that have ranged  from hot and sunny to snowy  and cold to rainy and grey.  "Last Sunday there was no  wind but it was beautiful. The  week before it was snowing and  the wind was laying all the boats  flat in the rear," said Dennis  O'Brien, a racer and one of the  ��� ANNOUNCING  UAP/NAPA AUTO PARTS  (Sunshine Auto Supply)  & AUTO MARINE ELECTRIC  have joined forces at  5546 WHARF ROAD  SECHELT, B.C.  to serve you,  our valued customer.  We will continue to provide the same quality  automotive, heavy duty & industrial products with  the same knowledgeable staff.  Please call on us for all your automotive, heavy duty  & industrial needs.  Phone: 805-2296  Fax: 885-4201  race organizers.  For now, the IS or so boats  and crews involved in the Sunday racing that's affiliated with,  but not pari of, the Gibsons  Yacht Club will take a brief  respite before launching into the  Spring Season which runs from  April until June.  The level of racing is also  increasing, as is the sailors' skill  level and quality of boats.  O'Brien noted thai several  local sailors have upgraded Iheir  craft to "go-faster machines."  While experience is a must  for sailors looking to test their  skills by racing, "tt&m in mi  ���round Uie inner naroour dr oup  side the harbour, "the races are  open to public. It's a socijl  event that takes place on the  water and you don't have to be a  member of any club," O'Brien  said.  In the words of regular racer  Dan Legg: "It's great fun. The  guys are really getting into il."  Another racing aspect being  bandied about by local racers is  the possibility of a a tri-club  race, with sailboats from the  Sunshine Coast, Squamish and  Bowen Island converging "for a  club race or even jusl for some  kind of cruise activity," O'Brien  suggested.  "This is just the start ��� a  seed," he said.  O'Brien would like to see the  local races expand, possibly to  include longer jaunts, with competition coming from other  Howe Sound communities, as  well as from across Georgia  Strait.  Going Away  on V.-ication?  Your Secret's  Safe With Us.  Lone pnram it hoar wtout.  Ht/A___\cm  M��iClar1n|iodFoannJta|  kfutarHMKOiKkorlJietaSfnte  CAI1SHAR0N 885-2228  *&  Cfflfttf Hftft - WH#  bonmo uccNseo mtuneo  Branch���CotlToCo���I  GET RID  OF THOSE  UNWANTED  ITEMS  IN THE  COAST  NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS.' Coast News. April 4, 1994  Industrial     AUTOMOTIVE       Marine'  PARTS & SUPPLIES  A101 SUPPLY ltd  1061 Hwy. 101, Gibsons, B.C. 886-8101J  V    Mnn.Fri.6-b S.il.8-6, Sun. 10-?   SECHELT RADIATORS   JSmaComtilrte (.Willi System Seniice Centre  f  t'*���lt^ i t  t A  f x  ��i K��|iall at Hi|ll��,r lt.,,1,. Drain Colts, li (lu lanki ^  AUTOS TRUCKS TRACTORS INDUSTRIAL MARINE  k New, INeil ft K llr . lick nil ft llcllvriy .  ^ f >>i|>,      .   .   .   . J  4JI9 S.C. Hwy. ��� IM.hi.-Sm.  ^T  Denit  *f      RMUI  D & P CONCRETE  PI AGING & FINISHING  Residential and Commercial  ACI Certilied  Denis Turenne      Paul Ucsaulcls  886-0340 885-5492  FORESTRY  ��� Stand Assessment ��� Tree-Marking  Timber Valuation   ��� Logging  R. 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V0M 1V0  FastracBAoaiomk  TRUCKING SERVICE  ��� SEPTIC FCLDS  ���DRAINAGE DITCHES  ��� EXCAVATIONS -.,,.��.  ,���  ��� WATER LINES CAT 41*  VH  ��� clears       STEVE JONES   88*4260  J's Heating Service  Oil Furnace Service & Repair  686-0710  _\f\        Lttc.tetli* Secret Cove  buccaneer (25  Marina & Resort Ltd.  K.C.Tli��niiogU��fc  Cobra Boah now  In-Slock  _______* ^lB   |me?Cfui/cf  f  COTTRELL'S MARINE SERVICE  2 BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION  CMmtmkt*  FREE ESTIMATES!   MKAT SERVKES AVAIAUE  885-0942 carey wchard  SAVE ON ���UflOINO COSTS  by PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTING  Building residential home* since 1957  wilh management or contract  885-6281 or 1-733-0725 (collect)  KM RIC ESTIMATES   MS-ftuA  ITAfjOM  MHtWw  CONCRETE SERVICES  V!  DENNIS MULLIGAN  Plumbing & Heating Ltd.  24 Hr. & Ermrgancy Servlctt  Bus:886-8572 Home:885-7085 Fax:884-5392//  Furnaces. Fireplaces, Hot Water Tanks.  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Excavating  Gunner ChrltUaneen  OOHVW740M MC7MI1  Olbaona, BC VON 1V0  H_  ENTERPRISES  MOBILE WEUXNS ANO MSWCATINO ��� MECHANICAL REPAIRS  ITSEl' ITAINLE IS ��� ALUMMUU  HOWAMUAHO  wi mm coMimicmM mmm ran  ���MMM COAIT  886-3231  \____J  Swanson's  ���-Ready-Mix Ltd.  Qb85^*66^]|  MM  - Account* -  8MWS3  jf mind  ]  3 Batch Plants on the Sunshine Coast  Gibsons ��� Sechelt ��� Pender JUrbour  Box 172, MI7 Burnrl Rd., SecheH, KCV0N SAO  Gary's  3Q3C A�� ^E  ^k'  ucama-LwaieeAiwa-eAavuMO-rrc.  CUSTOM BUILT  SPIRAL STAIRS  DAMIR   8864988  MISCELLAINEOaS SERVICES  Thank You >  to our valued readers. Businesses  appreciate il when you tell them  you Tound them in  The Coast News    a  WILDW00D CONTRACTING  Landscaping * Snow Removal  Bush Clearing ��� Grading  Driveways ��� Backfill  Randy MMM(  Quantum Drywall  Quahty&ServkeCuaranteed  MikcTfnbrofk  Ph. 883-2175  .  STIHL  Chainsaws & Trimmers  t^ ��� ii^fc ��� '^^i^ oy^MWjy^k^k^^&i^^  ��� , ������� w...��   l.    -   ->   �����������..-  ���-.���e,K.*.J..*m^^. .... ,  *Jt***js .~��-.:^��-��. ", > ������-.-I ���*���* .*.-*,ea,*iei,*^��=,***r~*->t**xA^**et,.t,-.,  ��� >i^* .* j'.y^st^A^-Avji'.v'^*;-,- 16  Coasl News, April 4, 1994  Take Advantage of our JVezv Classified Ad Special  Run your classified ad 6 times  and pay far only 2 times!  Coast News (Monday  Classified Deadline:  FRIDAY AT NOON  -_- Gibsons &  **** Sechelt Offices  1.   Homes &  Property  Sechelt Village, 3 bdim rancher,  w/w carpets. 5 appl, 885-9904.  885-2159 alter 6. No agents  please. 016c  3 bdrm home centrally located in  Gibsons. Family oriented aiea.  $155,000,886-3573. ��16c  Cialtsman buill cuslom view. All  new 2 bdim. 2 balh, 2 decks. Custom cherry kitchen, beautiful  antique woodwork, wood windows  and unique detailing in and oul.  Landscaped level .42 acie lol  w/lawns. stieam, pond and privacy! Country seclusion 15 kms lo  Sechelt. $209000. No agents  Details 885-2649 Ol 883-2687 ss  1.   Homes &  Properly  Sechell village. 3 bdim attraclive  family home, supei convenient  location, hardwood floors, work-  saving kitchen, blight and airy,  landscaped w/decks, cedar workshop, $162.500.885-0270.  ��15c  RARE QUALITY ACREAGE  Greal Ocean View, extensively  improved, well treed and within  walking distance lo Sgls. Bay  Marine Paik. This acreage is in a  growing large lol subdivision with  two driveways lo access upper and  lowei sections ol property at  $155,000 Lol 23 ol Leaning Tree  Subd. will nol lasl long! Call Dave  946-7655 or pgr 1-979-4042.   SS  1.  Homes &  Property  Level 1/2 acre corner lol, Mossy  Rock Road. Roberls Creek.  $102,000 no GST. Sale by owner,  no agents please. Messages 885  0877. ��16w  Lol 8 Vista Fjord Estates, 1/2 acre,  prime view of islands, mountains  and Howe Sound. In exclusive  controlled subdivision. (905) 508  6911. *15w  1.   Homes &  Propot Iy  7.   Announcement  ��� 7.   Announcement  I 7. Announcements   113. Music  ANDERSON REALTY  ���Recreation-Retirement  ��� Relocation  FREE  CATALOGUE  5686 Cowrie St.. Box 1219  Sechell. BC VON 3AO  ���15-3211 FAX M5-21W  Van. Toll Fiee IM-aotl  Thinking of selling your home??  / can assist you in making your  home more saleable, with low  cost decorating ideas by  Patricia LeDuc  GOLDEN DREAM INTERIORS  toll free pager 1-977-3255  W 4__w__  For free use of a video on  how to buy or sell a house  call John Gonzaga  886-2670  48 acie Pike Rd Langdale. one  block liom school, beautiful view.  886-2272 ��14c  Piivate Sale - Gibsons, new ocean  view home, 2560 sq. fl. on 2 levels. 3 bdim plus den/bdrm, lamily  room. 21/2 baths, gas heat and  fireplaces. 7 minules lo lerry.  $278,000. No GST. 886-4964 Jl 4c  3 bdrm, 3 bath. 2 yr old home, 866  Oceanmount. $289,000.686-3726.  #14c  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 the evenl of an error, we are  responsible only for Hie first incorrect insertion of  an ad. We do not assume any responsibility for  any reason for an error in an ad beyond the cost  of the ad itself.  Mmm report any error IMMEDIATELY  by calling 116-2622 er 885-3930  Monday to Friday 9 a.m. lo S p.m.  off*oUR  At any of our convenient  Friendly  ���i People Places ������  DEADLINE IS 3:00 PM THURSDAY  In Pender Harbour  AC BUILDING SUPPLIES  Francil Peninsula Plate 883-9591  MARINA PHARMACY  Pender Harbour Centre H83-2888  In Halfmoon Bay  B&J STORE 885-8555  In Roberts Creek  ROBERTS CREEK GENERAL STORE 885-5400  DEADLINE IS NOON FRIDAY  In Sechelt     [___  THE COAST NEWS  5521 Cowrie Street jW-WMt  In Gibsons  THE COAST NEWS  537 Cruice Lane (behind Dockside Pharmacy)  886-2622  Investigating A  Real Estate  Career?  Need assistance with  the Real Estate  fte-Licensing Course?  Call Rob Gill  Sales Manager  NRS. Sechelt Realty  885-2235  Save $ Buy Direct from Builder. 3  bdim. randier w/double carport in  new subdivision W Secnelt. New  home warranty program. $165,000  GST included. 885-4719    #15w  CLASSIFICATIONS  Announcements  7  Appliances  19  /TN  Autos  23  Barter & Trade  18  Bed and Breakfast  Births  30  2  [GREAT  Business and Home  Services  35  VlDEAi  Business Opportunities 38  Campers  Child Care  25  37  Commercial for Rent  32  Entertainment  33  OH^HB  For Rent  For Sale  31  21  Obituaries ���  Found  11  3  Free  16  Personal  6  Furniture  20  Pets & Livestock  12  Garage Sales  17  Recreation  ���  Heavy Equipment  Help Wanted  22  Storage  3*  34  Thank You  5  Home & Property  1  Too Late to Classify  40  In Memoriam  4  Travel  14  Legal  41  Trucks  24  Lost  10  Wanted  15  Marine  26  Wanted to Rent  20  Mobile Homes  27  Weddings 8,  Motorcycles  Music  28  13  Engagements  Work Wanted  ���  36  preparing you torn lor ll�� I*?  pricing your home  adwtsng  wn&ng a purchase contract  holding open houses  stt*tya*e*A. Mm.  ���MDTMr  Lol 71. Merrill Crescent. Pender  Harbour. Ready to build, seplic in,  financing. 883-8597. ss  Five wooded acres, Langdale  area. Creek & some view,  $135,000 lirm. No agents at all!  886-4714 ss  COSTARICA  3 serviced 1 hectare farm lots bordered by a tropical park, swimming  river, view, mine, to Pacific white  sand beaches, $26,500. Owner.  885-5157. ss  For Sell By Owner - Hallmoon  Bay, 3 bdrm. panabode house plus  cabin on parklike 1/2 acre lot. F/P.  woodslove. 1 and 1/2 balhs, 2  decks, near school and Sargenls  Bay. Asking $198.000.885-5944  ss  ROBERTS CREEK  4 bdim. home with hardwood and  slate Iloor throughout on piivate  .67 acre. Two car garage, workshop and potential revenue/in-law  suite. Zoned R2. $259,000. please  call 885-2253, no agents.       ss  3. Obituaries  BOUCHARD: Todd, born March  26,1969, died March 28.1994 due  to foul play. Funeral services to be  held in Prince George, April 2.  1994. Survived by mother Shirley  Nelson, brother Terry and sisters  Lenny and Michelle. #14c  FLOCKHART: William Dickson,  passed away March 31,1994 in  Chilliwack. Bom February 15,1923  In Glasgow, Scotland. Survived by  wile Marjorie, daughter Fay and  their families; sister Flora in Scotland. Memorial service Tues., April  5 al 3:00 pm in the Chapel ol  Devlin Funeral Home, Gibsons,  BC. In lieu of flowers, donations to  the Canadian Cancer Sodety.#14c  Achieve vibianl health with help  liom:  Irldology ��� Polarity Therapy -  Reiki-Herbs  lor appointments call Vonnie 883-  9853. ��15w  FIRST AID  COURSES  ANXIETY-PHOBIA-PANIC  invading your life? Wealth of information, research, support and  hope is available. Call 468-2049 or  write Bridge ol Hope, PO Box 489,  Lanlzville, BC VOR 2H0.     #15*  Standard First Aid  April 23 & 24     * 90  Equivalent to WCB  Survival! |16hrs|  Emergency First Aid  Apiil 16 $65  Equivalent lo WCB  Survivall   (7.5 hrs)  CPR level C      ,���  April 17 *55  Nurses, Fire Fighters,  Lifeguards, and other  Healthcare professionals  All courses are subject to  min. & max. enrollment  St. John  Ambulance  Tel   885-9310  Capilano College  STEPPING STONES...  Shadow Baux Lane  Visit us at the cutest little  store in Sechelt  885-8922  Bass fiddle. Rare black cutaway,  white trim, big sound. Rockabilly  heaven! $2000 obo. 883-9799.  #14C  Anlique upright piano. Clinton.  Ivory keys, metal sounding board,  beautiful sound. $1000.885-9306.  tins  COOL RUNNINGS  One ton Iruck available lor hauling,  rubbish removal, moving, yard  maintenance, rotolilling, odd jobs.  885-3917. tfns  Does someone in your family have  a drinking problem? Call Al Anon  886-9903. 885-7484, 886-9059.  Al-Ateen 886-2565 or 865-7484.  DISCOUNT CAR PAINTING  Now on the Coast, paint jobs from  $350, also bodywork. Leave message or all. 5pm 886-8309. #15w  Giggles The Clown songs with  her guitar, balloon animals, magic,  puppets, face painting & more.  683-2514. ��14w  Private Tuition  Fully qualified expeiienced teacher  available. Adults, high school and  elementary studenls. 886-8468.  1140  ARTISANS CRAFTS PEOPLE  S.C. Arts Centre Summer Cralt  Fair, Aug. 13 8 14. Applications  now ready. Phone Sandra 886-  8261,886-4863. #14c  Sunshine Cut!  Transition House.  A sale place lor women and children in crisis. Free confidential 24  hour seivice 885-2944 tin  CRUISEANDLEARN  SAIUNGVACATIONS  Obtain C.Y.A.  certification on  a five-day  cruise of fun  and adventure  in the Gulf  Islands or on the Sunshine Coast  on a brand new Catalina M'.  PH: 921-6864 FAX: 921-6872  4  METHOD*  BODYWORK  Experience Ihepomr of gentleness  Mmmp BtmslHi [nteml  8850487  Beadi Aw, Roberts Creek  dd> A eveninn jppe. avaiibk-  ELLEN BESSO  TRAGER  ��  "X���" Release tension  ��jg�� and emotional  ���9 blocks in a safe  nurturing environment.  Specializing in  Women's Health  886-4274  BODY-MIND ACCUPRESSURE  and or reflexology. Relieves stress  S tension. Call lor appt. Arleigh  886-9234. *I6W  Pender Harbour  by owner, beautiful country home -  2 bdrms.. 2 baths, large Mt, 2 balconies 'one covered", patio, woodshed. Nice Heed lot. Completely  and professionally remodelled  in/out. Priced to sel at $128,000.  885-5659. #15w  2 bdrm. farmhouse t. stable, t  acre, mature trees, 70 kms. from  Bordeaux France $70,000 Cdn.  Video avail Apnl 10 6860166  ���14w  Gambier Island. For sale by owner.  Beautiful 8 acres. 2 bdrm character  house and separate studio, 1 1/4  acre of garden area 1 new  orchard, stream, 10 min walk from  feny. $275,000. Cal 886-3214. ss  MOSSY ROCK  Roberts Creek 1 1/4 acre at end  ol cul-de-sac Future subdivision  potential $125,000 686-8691  115c  1125 Roberts Creek Road, older 2  bdrm log home on prune 1/2 acre  No GST $132,000 B65-3720D14C  3/4 acie Heed, quiet, ocean view,  small cabin seivices Wilson  Cieek $98 000 885-5846 ��15w  Commeicial kit across from med-  sal building $95,000 985-0412.  st  21/2 acre lot. end ot Lohn Road.  Halfmoon Bay. $130,000 includes  eagles nest and trout pond. 885-  7672 I14w  New I bdrm cabin, 'move' to your  property Plumbed, wired and insulated. Fridge, stove and extras.  Just move in 8862751 Mike #19c  Ocean view lot. Sandy Hook.  Sechell Spectacular view ol  Sechell Inlet. 90x180'. Water,  power cablevision at lot line 942-  5098 01885-2213 #14w  4 bdrm lamily home w/t bedroom  suile. W Sechelt. Good investment $163,900 obo 885-5764 ss  Gibsons guy looking lor discreet  friendship. Male to male. Into outdoors, cards, video nights. 25-40.  I'm 30. Reply Box 4)5, c/o Coast  News, Box 460, Gibsons. BC VON  1V0. #16c  Gay and lesbian support and  social group on the Sunshine  Coast. Write Box 1619, Gibsons,  BC lor kilo. ��19w  Want to play (learn) bridge? Come  April 16,5653 Wharf, Sechelt. 885-  5552 #15c  Cameo Singles Club. Crib, luncheons, potluck dinners, dancing,  hikes, camping. Cat for Info 886-  0954 or 885-5384. tin  S/W/M 29 interested in meeting  independent, adventurous lemale,  early to mid 20's. Likes include  good books, art cinema, humour,  Tom Walts physical Illness and  vagabond travel. Please respond  to Graham at Box 413, c/o Ihe  Coast News, Box 480, Gibsons,  BC VON 1V0. tin  I���  Pagerl 1-97*6885 or  Robert @ IGA Gfceons 886-3487  S*t��CooHr Rentals AvtMIe  B.C.R.PA  FITNESS INSTRUCTORS  COURSE  WI be ottered at FitCo West. Saturday. April 9,16.23 and 30 This  comprehensive course can certify  you as an aerobics or strength  training instructor (usually only  available in Vancouver) Call  floslyn lor inlormation 886-4606  ���16c  Sumliine Coast Ails Cound  Ongoing Watercolours  with Britton Francis-6  Wednesdays 7pm -  9pm starting April 13th-  beginners&  experienced students  welcome $60.  Custom Jewellery in  paper & fabric with  Susan Fletcher 2  Saturdays, April 16th &  23rd $35  Intermediate  Watercolours 4/or  acrylics with Gloria  Masse- 8 Saturdays  starting May 7th $80  Six fun ways with  colour with Greta  Guzek-6 Wednesdays  starting May 25th $55  $5 discount for  members of the Arts  Council  For further information  call the Aits Centie at  885-5412  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  At home or at work, one on one, or  a group. CallJelf B86-8095. tfns  Kilchen re-opening at Pender Harbour Goll Course March 17-31,  t1am-3pm; from April 1,8am-4pm.  Watch for extended hours. #i4w  MARY KAY  To discover the new you. call  "Yvonne at'S86-464"J'to^ your  FREE makeover and facial. ��i8w  PROFESSIONAL COUNSELLING  Individuals, couples, lamilies.  Van., Burnaby, & N. Shore offices.  North Shore Counselling Centre.  sliding lee Phone: 926-5495J15W  COMPLIMENTARY  FACIAL/MAKEOVER  . A complimentary makeover  thai creates the effect you  want - natural, career or  dramatic.  ��� A glamour look thai  perfectly complements  your colouring and  wardrobe preference.  ��� Makeup application  techniques that will  enhance your features.  ��� Mary Kay also has a skin  program designed for your  skin type.  <Slmarv KAV  MCI 10 1*1 MMIIT ��WKI-  Yvome Valancius  886-4643  ^___________*^  TRUDY SMALL  ���BASKETS'  at  Hunter Gallery  Lower Gibsons  March 26 April 15  OPEN: 10am-4pm  /?** out of time  w*hswwiazflaiR  Kokmcmk  �� 885-3935  tMbeyoadtbenalm  OettoftbisicorU  Criic jewellery,  mystical incense,  clolbingllK/Eumpe/lndia  Prices from as line as $20  hty-iiutiy uttiilulile  Step lit and lose yourselj  In a shopping experience  Willing to team a new business  lor pari el Ihe profit? Do you  have or would ike lo have highly  developed people skills? Are you a  good listener? or a good problem  solver? Work is tourism related  Interested persons should apply by  willing to Box 416. c/o Coast  News. Box 460. Gibsons. BC VON  IVO hy April 23 ��16w  NOW OPEN  Gibsons Scouts Fundraiser, cedar  t. lir hedging trees, approx. 46 ft.  taH. somewhat spindly. $1.50 each.  Orders taken for delivery, phone  886-7923 116c  wm  \��' SSf,.SS  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS  665-8206,24 hour line. tfn  Home Study Diploma. Save time  and money. Over 40 progiams lor  careers ol Itw 90's Our 30th year!  666-4913 or 1-800-661-3099 - 24  hours/7 days. National College  (BC) START TODAY! 114c  APRIL FOOLS RUN  22 km hall marathon and relay  and 10 km walk, Sechelt lo Gibsons. Proceeds to Children's Hospital. Join us on the beautiful Sun-  shine Coast. Only a 40 minute  lerry ride trom Horseshoe Bay.  Sunday. April 10 Registration  inlormation call Fiont Runners.  8864830 (I4w  Lost puflalump doll between Max  Music & Sunnycrest Mall. Wed. 29.  886-8739. ��14w  Steel scissors. Davis Bay area,  885-2079. #14w  12.Pets  and Livestock  Jack Russel Terrier, 2 yrs. old.  male. $100.686-7348.       #l6c  Shephard X puppies for sale. $50.  665-7033. ��16c  Peacocks, males. $60; females,  $70; pied. $100; chicks, $25.885-  8171 eves, 885-7595 days. Katy.  #15c  Two Rotweiller puppies lor sale. All  shols, dewormed M/F. Michael  683-9836 eves. *14w  Lessons, training, boarding. Barb,  886-9470 let it ring. *14w  Oregon Shakespeare Coasl bus  lour. 7 days. June 7.885-9501.  ��16c  Non-smoking bus leaving Sepl. 4  lo Reno Smoking bus Sepl. 24.  Musl know by end ol April to hold  rooms. Phone George 886-2137,  ��16w  Male/Female to share vacation  and expenses on camper van Irip  thru Mexico, winter '94. Reply to:  Box 3151, c/o The Echo, 3355  Grandview Hwy,, Van., BC V5M  1Z5. #14w  Escorted 15 pass, 6 days. Banff  Rocky Mtn. train. 885-2964. *16c  Coast Clippers  All breed pet grooming  Call Linda for  an appointment  8864384  Molly's,Lane  Horseshoeing. Bob Hopkins 886-  9470. ��14w  13 mo. old male toy Poodle. $100.  685-6496. ��14w  African Pygmy goals, kids born at  Christmas, $75 to $200, reserve  nowl Some adults and breeding  pairs avail, loo. Great gentle pets  and brush dearers. 863-2990 ss  PYRAMID DOG TRAINING  Privale Classes  "Spring has Sprung. Il's lime lo  train your dog won't mind a little  rainl" Debbie 886-2854.     ��t5w  Hay - $2.50 per bale, ordinary -  $4.00 sweet and well cured. 686-  2960. ��16w  COMICS  Any condition, will pay cash, phone  885-7821. ��15c  Beater truck P/U. $800 or less. lv.  mess. 240-2013. ��16w  Old canvas tarps or tents, reasonable. 885-5444. *15w  Small fridge, good cond. wanled,  apl. or bar size, reasonable. 885-  3930. tins  Trailer pad in Roberts Creek, suitable lor 28' travel trailer. Annie  666-2622 days. tfns  Husky 2100 chainsaw lor parts.  Phone 885-4465. ��14c  Used gas lawn mower in good  shape. 8850991. Ifn  Classical records; quality hardcover books in dust jackets.Allan  Crane. 685-0991. HI 5c  Retriever/Collie puppies, ready lor  adoption. 885-8222 afler 8 pm.  K14C  1977 Ford van. needs some work.  886-9600. ��14w  Acorn wood stove, good working  order, u-move. 885-2692    114c  17. Garage Sales  MAGUS KENNELS REG.  Since I960  Dog 1 Cat Boarding  'Science Diet-pet toods  Dog Obedience Classes  Sunn Coliseum. 300 wall bass  amp, 2x15 cab. $850 obo. 886-  7781 #16c  Piano tuning  4f:  'rtpat*  ��� appnlulf  Km Dalgleish  886-2843  12v amp, 9v mixer. 2 mikes. $90.  propane house lurnace, $200  886-0163 ��!6c  Hammond electric organ wilh  instruction and music Open to  olfers 866-2131. ��16w  1987 Clavinova CLP 50 Yamaha  electronic piano, lull keyboard,  w/stool and light. $1600.886-3214.  ���16c  Digitech, 128 plus FX processor  w/lool controller, hardly used. $425  obo. 865-4500. ��15c  Guitar and bass lessons with Mick  Bryant Irom beginner onward. Creative and enjoyable appioaches lo  suit Ihe abilities and prelerred  styles of the student. 866-8916.  ��17c  Piano, apt. size, like new, $1675  del. and tuned 883 2329   ��14w  Older uprighi piano, luned. $950.  665-2593 ��14w  Cralt, bake, plant sale t tea,  Sechell Seniors Hall Apr. 23,11-3.  Plant donations welcome - rear  door delivery please.        ��l6w  Yard sale - Sun., April 10, l0-2pm.  930 upper Byng Rd. No early  birds. ��t4w  April 6,9.410, 9 30-2pm, 623 Highway 101, Gibsons I14w  LA lo legion, Sechell Flea Markei,  Apr 10,10-2. table rental $5 885-  . 4607018855611 ��!4w  , Sat., Apr. 9.10-2. two man libie-  1 glass canoe. $300 6403 Marmot  Rd,Sechell 885-9266     ��l4w  April 9.10 - 2 pm Giant multi-family garage sale. Davidson Road cul-  de-sac. Langdale ��14w  CLASSIC JUNQUE SALE  Salurday. April 9.10 am ��� 3 pm,  Ads Council. Sechell. Good qualily  housewares, small appliances, furniture, collectibles, elc      ��14w  Gianl garage sale. Wesl Sechelt  elementary, Sal.. April 9,10am lo?  Proceeds lo upgrading playground   114c  Giant sale including spring bulbs,  baked goods. T-shirts, draws and  raffle - Sechelt Elementary Gym.  Sal.. April 9. lOamlpm     nt.w  19.Appliances  GE 15 cu. fl. harvest gold Iridge,  exc working cond., $250. 883-  9925. s5  30 in. electric stove, $125; counter.  top range and wall oven. 885-  3138. ��,4w Coast News, April 4, 1994  17  9. Appliances  Gibsons 14 cu. ft. 2 door frost Iree  fridge, white, $429; Kenmore  almond 30* stove automatic, $359;  Gurney 30' while automatic slove,  $289.; Kenmore 2 dr, (free  almond, 28'w x 63"h, $449; Kenmore almond, 2 dr. Idee, 32'w x  65"h, Lhand door, $479; Inglis 24"  almond stove. $289; McClary  auto, multi-program dryer, $199;  Viking heavy duty dryer, new,  $269; Kenmore h/d apl. size aulo  washer, while, $299; Inglis Sterling  port, d/w, $259;.and more. All  appliances recond. w/90 days to 2  yrs. warranty, parls & labour.  Bjorn, 885-7897 or Corner Cupboard 885-4434. *16w  Will buy used or non-working  major appliances. Bjorn 885-7897.  ���16w  16 cu. It. deepfreeze, Kenmoie,  $175 or offers. 886-3793,    ��16c  White fridge, as new, 16.9 cu. ft.  $495,886-8388. 4116c  Wanled: 24' nearly new electric  stove, white preferred. 685-9663.  #16c  Red Iridge, stove and fan, good  cond., works perfectly, $350. 885-  5157, #15c  80,000 btu lurnace. forced air, oil,  good working order, complete,  $100; almost new 40 gal. electric  hot water heater, $120; Weslinghouse electric dryer, good working  order, $125; older hot water  heater, cheap. 886-2826.    HI 4c  Almond SXS Iridge, $425; almond  S/C range, $300; Philips sewing  machine, $75 obo. 885-7037 J14w  Dacor electric 30' range w/grlll,  griddle, exhaust Ian, sell-clean  oven, $225,885-7569.      f14w  30' electric range, harvest gold,  $50,885-2814. ��14c  24' electric Iridge and range,  propane 30' range and waler  heater, each $50. Ed 8664)732. '  I15w  20. Furniture  3 pc. contemporary sola set, grey,  $500 ObO. 886-3435. ��14w  Relinishing: wicker/cabinets/ lawn  chairs/spray linish. 686-9577 at  shop. #15w  Couch, swivel chair, recliner wilh  heat 1 vib., $225; rowing machine,  $50; 9 drawer dresser with mirror,  $100,886-2509. #14c  Green sofa bed, $75.885-2133.  *14w  Chestertield, lair cond., suit, for  cottage or games rm., $150.685-  5895 aft. 6. #14w  Wanted: old-style chestertield,  love seat 1 chair, camel back ot  similar. Worn fabric no problem.  885-6275. ��14c  Ollice chair, arm chairs, D/R chair,  $5-15.885-3930. tins  Upright grand Heintzmin piano.  885-2271 afler 6 pm 116c  Lonitt and Ricketi dressage saddle, $900; leather bridle reins, bk.  and white, $100. New Zealand  waterproof blanket size 80, $60.  929-6870. #16w  Apple Stylewtiter II ink-jet printer  complete w/soltware and manual,  still in box, never used, asking  $350, list price $439. 865-5412,  Arts Centre, 11-4 Wed.-Sal. only  Ask for Larry or Pat ��!6w  Girls bike. 7-10 yrs.. mint cond.  $75 ObO. 885-0682 416c  Olympus OM-2.50 mm F1.8, hard  case, inst. manual, very good condition, $160; Olympus 200 mm F5  telepholo, exc. cond., $120. 886-  927 ��16e  RSF wood stove, with thermostat  control, like new 666-9258 . ��16c  Large metal clothes cupboard,  $50; sewing machine table, $35.  665-3158. 116c  3 pee. wall unit, oak finish, each  unit 6' high, 30' wide. $450.685-  2656 ��16c  Cedar, 1x4,6.8,10.2x4.6,8.10.  hem/fir. 2x4, 6, 8.10; specialty  wood, clear cedar, lit. hemlock.  865-0270 I19C  Heavy duty step bumpet, Ford.  Chev, $100. construction master  calculator. $50; car radio, eq  speakers, $150 865-0270  116c  2-ply wool/mohair, grey, cream  colors. Use 4-5 mm needles.  $36/lb. The Funny Farm. 886  6513 ��16c  Men's diamond ring, size 10 1/2.  like new, appraised value $1450,  wise!lor$800 886-4688 116c  Sony Camcorder, 4 battery packs,  carrying case, shoulder and stand  tripods, head and lens cleaners,  movie light power supply charger  Asking $1500.886-0632 eves  ���16c  RHOOOS* AZALEAS-  RobffttCratk Nurttry  targe selection, S3.S0-S16.00. No  GST. Closed Tues��� 2569 Lower  Rd 886-2062 I16w  21.For Sale  Adobe photo shop LE 2.5 lor win-  dows, still In wrap, $500. 885-  9861. ss  Recliner, green, good cond., ideall  lor rec room, $25; 2 small armchairs, $5 ea.; Panasonic photocopier, model HFP-3040 w/paper  trays, tor parts, $100 obo; IBM  Selectric typewriter, good cond.,  $30; Olivetti electronic typewriter,  $20; swivel armchair, on casters,  $10.885-3930 or 5712 Cowrie St.   this  10' contractors table saw w/48'  cast iron extensions, 2 HP motor,  $400 obo. 886-4799 alt, 5pm.           #15w  Internet Access  Sunshine Net-Voice. 666-4502  9-5pm. #15w  Sola, love seal, recreation and  household items. 666-7363. #15w  Cast iron airtight antique wood  heater, $300 obo. 865-2213.415w  Select 1x6 bevel cedar skiing, pre-  stained, beige, 1600 Lit*. 885-  0545. #15w  Spring cleaning sale - we're making room lor new products arriving  shortly - come in and save nowl  Tzoonie House, 5644 Cowrie St.  885-9602. 11 Sw  John Deere lawn tractor c/w trailer,  bagger, plow, chains, used 2 seasons, $3995.8856166.        ss  MUSHROOM MANURE  Batk mulch and other items lor  spring. 885-2592. #15w  Black Rocky Mountain light weight  mountain bike, Fusion, 21 spd.,  exc. cond., only 3 years old, hardly  used, $750 new, set for only $525.  886-8005 aller Spm.        #15w  25 year shingles, T-lock, 25 bundles, $11 each. 885-5263.   DISC  Glass and rattan wall unit. $225;  box spring and mattress, $30;  boy's med. size, 5 spd. bike, $30;  side-by-side fridge, avocado, $50.  686-7520. 115c  Women's Dynaslar downhill skis,  bindings and poles, like new, $95;  boots, size 8, $25; men's Fisher  downhill skis, boots and poles, $95  (pkg). 886-2500 eves.       #15c  Lopi wood slove, CSA approved.  $250,865-7378. #15c  33 gal. lishtank w/tish. $185; 55  gal. saltwater tank w/fish, $650;  riding lawn tractor, $750; dehumid-  ilier. $120; knitting machine lor  thick wool, $80. S85-0515.   114c  Couch; cream with blend ol light  color thieads, $175.886-0296  I14w  CSA approved 'Mama Bear* Fisher woodslove, $300.6864056.  114c  21. For Sale  21. For Sale  For all your  renovation needs call  BRUCE RANDALL  CONTRACTING  ���Residential  ��� Commercial  ��� Free Estimates  Call Bruce 885-19*9  IOOITOLUMBII  PORTMUIANDMW  .MIUSiRVKIWUL ...  COMUOYOURPMKmY  i   TO CUT YOU* LOOS.  II Men sss-oaro  Full sel RH men's Slasenger golf  clubs, bag & cad, $550 obo. 885-  6065. ��14w  Nortron electric furnace (20KW)  w/approx. 47 ft. cable and connection, 11/2 yrs. ok), $650; Kenmoie  sewing machine, In-cabinet, exc.  cond., $125.885-4663.     ��14w  Rool truss company on 3 lots  $345,000. Martin Campbell. 885-  8092 C-21. ��15c  New never used kitchen cabinets.  Solid oak doors. 686-7267. #14w  12* maple shuffleboard with metal  rocks. Oueensize bed with  reg/walerbed mattress, c/w headboard with glass doors, $250.886-  0365. ��14w  USED   |  [AUTOPARTSI  ��� Shop around - you'll I  I find il pays to buy ���  I recycled auto ports Irom '  IYP ASS AUTO*    I  TRUCK RfCYCLERS   |  SS6-3SS0  SOUND AOVKS 86S-7761  Envirofire pellet stow. Uke new,  $1400 new, sell lor $700. 666-  3107. 114c  Used, approx. 4 yrs. old, pool  healer 'oi; sand Mar, pump, mkc  access $1000 obo 886-2136 lv.  ���14c  New above ground swimming  pool, Iff dia. 'Cornelius1 c/w used  equipment. You remove. $1275.  886-0990 114c  Temp, treated hydro pole, 30 amp,  box elc. $200.865-9575.    114c  Classic CCM 5 spd., man's bicycle  w/carrier. 866-9346 eves $75,  ���14C  Horse manure, $26 p/u; unscreened lop soil, $12 p/u. We  load. Tandem loads available  885 5629 IM4C  Pint bunk beds, $300; as new  Brolher sewing machine, $200;  ���led. typewriter, $25; couch /  loveseat set. $400; skateboard.  $100; Mack leather biker jacket,  like nw, $200; towing machine,  $75, desk t. cha*. $25 615-3671  Lana *14c  TOP KM.  Gravels, Iill, sand. Reasonable  rates 885-5070 Doug.       <l4c  Powei Rhrer Qonorei Hoepltal  Foundation  Hospital equipment* furnishings  liquidation sale!  Sat, March 26.10 am-4 pm  Sun. March 27,10 am -2pm  Location: Old PR Hospilal, 5871  Arbutus Ave., Powell River. Into:  485-9642. ��t4c  Ctib �� mattress, $100; car seal,  $50; stroller, $20; Rocker-Bouncer. $40; Infant seal lor bike, $25;  or all for $200. Also exercise ski  machine, $50; 10-spd. bike. $100.  685 9321. ��14w  Handmade North African wool rug.  6 1/2x91/2'. peach/grey, $850.  686-9011.10-5. ��14w  SUNCO  Hacyded MaklQ tMmtols  French Doon/M.-Crt. Doors  Alum 4 Vinyl Window  Uohiing/Kilchen*  Solhioom Fixtww ate  VMeertfMareof  666-666*  5653 Whorl U., Sechell  aetytle ��� Seve  MON-SAT 9 am-Spm  QOOD HAY  $4.00/Bele Delivered  Straw $4.00/bala  Garden Mulch Hay $3.50  Whole oslslOc/lb  Call Between 12-1pm  885-9357  79 Lincoln Town Car. PS/PW/PB,  air-till cruise, mags, 83,000 mi.,  aircared, sun rool, new paint, solid  in S oul, must see, serious  Inquiries only, $5000.883-9976.  ��14w  '79 Mustang w/65 302 4 sp. Irans.,  as is, where Is, $1000.865-7233.   ��14w  1980  '80 Ford van, runs, needs work,  $750.6096 Westwood Rd.  #16c  tin  Antique wood burning cook stove,  $600,885-3506. ss  Sears 9' garage doors & openers  (new 1000 ea.) $650 ea. 885-  0244. ss  Colour pencil portraits from your  favourite photo. Pets, family,  friends. 9'x12', $35. Send cheque  or M/O along with photo to P.O.  Box 291, Gibsons, BC VON 1V0.  Pis. allow 6-6 wks. lor delivery.  Satisfaction guaranteed or money  refunded. tfns  4 spd. Peugot folding bike, $95;  concrete mixer as new, $200;  portable 8 ton trolley type  hydraulic woodsplitter, $65;  portable 1800 watt 4 HP Craftsman alternator, two 120 voll, 15  amps outlets, $100.885-1902.  #14w  8 It. canopy lor P/U, first $100  takes it. 885-0859. #16w  FIREWOOD  Dry seasoned or green. Call  Klaus, speak lo my electric secretary. 885-0679. ��19w  Stars electric lawnmower, reg.  $249, now $165; celling Ian, $40;  wheel barrow, $12.865-3138.  114w  Western saddle, exlras, $450 obo:  Electrolux polisher/shampooer, 3-  brush, complete. 685-2592. ��16w  Laying hens, 1 yr. old, $2.50 ea.  685-3583. #16w  Inglis aparlment size washer i  dryer, side by side or slacking, like  new, $400.8856896.       #16w  DECEMBER  FOREST PROOUCTS  Mixed firewood spm and delivered,  ful cords, $100.8860349. ��14w  Uted kitchen cupboards, sinks,  countertops, best oiler. 865-7037.  ���14w  20 barstool (opt, brand new, burgundy valour. $5 ea obo tor all.  685-9631 Mon.-Fri. 9am -4pm.  ��14w  Fisher Price travel bed, $70; Gerry  baby carrier, $25; tatety gate, $5.  8659299 ��14w  Macintosh cokx classic 8/160 with  VRAM and external CD-ROM  drive. $1500.8864502.     ��14w  10 F/G rowboat. $100 obo; Ingls  washer S yrt. old, exc. cond.,  $375,666-3675 ��14w  Cedar 1x6 through 1x12 quarter  tawn llr, hemlock, alder, mtple  also avail. 685-3506.        ��15w  5 rob of FAX paper 8 1/2'x328\  1'core, $5.95 per rol. 686-2622.  22. Heavy .  Equipment  Sandblast/spraypainl 686-9577 at  shop. ��15w  955H Cat Crawler, bucket loader,  needs some work, $2000 obo.  666-2546. IS  1974 Hysler HBOC lorklift. 6 cyl.,  gas., 9000 Ib. lift, 10' boom, dual  pneumatic tires, power side shift,  $12,500 obo. Gerry, 885-5333.  ���15w  70 Chev Belair, 4 dr., 350 auto.,  reliable., $650 obo. 6860117. tl  WALK IN'  DRIVE OUT1  WE FINANCE'  VEHICLES  TO CHOOSE  FROM'  PAYMENTS  FROM S 100  MIKE PLIMLEY  CENTURION  AUTO  5445 WHARF ST  SECHELT  335 4004  MDL3317  '73 Super Beetle, $2500 obo.  863-9234. II  '73 Lincoln town ctr, 460, full  electric, belt offer. 865-2696. II  Ntw fishormin's Np wtdsrt, lizt  12 $35,686-0900. ��15w  FBEWOOOFORIALE  Dry llr. $85 lor pick-up load; green  tlder/lir. $65 lor pick-up load.  Dave 665-9306 tfns  Two Pender Hbr.GoUCkib charter  memberships. 883-2741.       ss  Heli-ox-16 band milk 4 hoses  with commuricaboni gear. $3000;  T-30 Ingersoll Rand compressor  comes/* 5x200 cu. II. Cascade 3  HP. 3 PH. starter filer, etc Hydro  |ust expired tuto thutoll ll 3100  pal, 13500 6669464 Ont  Dry tut Abyss-Pro woman s large,  worn 3 timet. BCD regulator tank.  $1000 obo 8656832 aft 5pm ss  & Automotive Services  ��� 24 Hour Towing  ��� Canadian Tire &  National Auto League  Associate Member  ��� Your Local Roadside  Assistance Towing  Company  ��� Sovir^ the Entire  Sunshine Coast  ��� Battery & Tire Sales  ��� Fuel Delivery  886-9500  2406575 cell  '92 Chev Astro van, low kms, lully  loaded, incl. 6 dis. CD player.  $20,000 obo. 885-7934.      ��14c  '81 280 Z-X 5 sp, low kms.. exc.  Shape, $3000.685-7023.    #16w  '81 Dalsun 210, needs some work,  new radiator & muffler, $500 obo.  666-6513. ��16c  '61 Olds Cutlass Supreme, 305  motor, excellent condition. Asking  $1600.886-0632 eves.       #16c  '61 Acadian, 4 dr., auto, 4 cyl.,  good runner, $500.1977 Grand  Prix, 350 aulo, T-rool, p/s, p/b,  needs restoration, good runner,  $350.885-7524 eves.        #14c  '81 GMC Jimmy, 4x4, root rack,  sunvisor, spare tire, bush bar, running boards, stereo, CB, $6200  obo. Cell. 240-9273. #!4c  '91 Honda Accord, runs good,  $650000.666-0290. #14w  '81 VW Jetta 4 dr., 5 sp.. sunroof.  $3500 obo. 886-7969. It   19SJ   '62 Capri Ghia. rebuill 4 cyl., aulo,  lots new, $2300 obo. 886-2289.   #16c  '82 VW Scircco 5 sp. 210 k, $1900  obo. tuns great 866-6063. *16w  '82 Ford Mustang, 117,000 k's, 6  cyl. auto. Vary good condition.  $2500. Call 886-0366. ss  '62 Mazda RX7, good cond., new  dutch, brakes, $3100.8666032.  '62 Ford Escort wagon, 4 sp., running cond.. $700.885-7788.��14w  1913  '63 Dodge Ariel wagon, $1495.  886-7625. ��15c  '64 Dodge Caravan, 5 pan., exc.  shape. $3800.885-4217.       n  m  '85 Volvo wagon, exc. cond., rool  rack, o/d. $7800 i-ho. 685-3998.  114c  lin  '83 VW Vanagpn 7 pass. 4 sp.  'power steering AM/FM cast., Mw  trans, a dm, 70,000 min. Stored  In whiter, exc. cond., $8500 obo.  8666543. ��14w  '85 Camaro, 2.81. F.l. 5 tpd. T-  roof, ��t. new paint, $3150 obo or  trade lot Chev 4X4 of equal value.  886-9706. I16w  MM  '86 Grand An  Good cond., dean, best offer over  $3200.6860209. 114c  '86 Oldi Ciera Brougham, loaded  plus disc player. $5795.866-7150.  ll  '86 2 dr. Ford Escort, 38,000  milei, nw lires, shocks, brakes,  tune-up, muffler, $2800 oho. 683-  2370. f14w  73 VW Beetle, exc shape, needs  work or sell lor parts. $650 886  9645 lv. mass. IISw  73 Super Beetle, gas heater, new  seats, battery, $1800 885 4019 ss  75 Super Battle convertible, must  SM, $5500 6663670       I14w  76 Chev, 350 auto, clean cat 821  Mountalnview. Qibsons     614c  76 Volvo 244 OL runs, needs  soma work. $250. cassette deck.  $500.6669476. ��16w  12 ft. chrome 'A' vent chimney,  $100; large capacity wood heater,  $500 all Uke new. 685-7611     II  HOME MANURE  $20 pick/up or 2 loads lor $30. you  load Roberts Cteek 685-9969   tfn  SATELLITE SALES  AND SERVICE  ECONO AUTO PAIN!  An Inexpensive  Alternative.  Enamel  Finishes from $400  BODYWORK EXTRA  For details call  Jackal  Western Rim  883-9526  SPRING  CLEARANCE  SAVE THOUSANDS  OF DOLLARS!  Ntw or Uted Fkeermt Alrco oil lurnace. extra motor I  Buy, sell or hade. We pay cash, humidifier, suit laige or medium  865 4090 115c    house, $300 obo 885-5622 ��14w  Green Onion Eerth Station  76 Delta 88 Olds, body in great  shape. PS/PW1-979-8006 loll tree  pager24hrs *15w  77 Grand LeMans. needs work.  $300 obo Adam 866-3421  114c  '87 Tempo 4 dr., P/W, P/O/L, air  cond., AM/FM itereo, exc. ootid.,  $2650.885-4054. n   1M   '06 Cavalier Z24, V6, Pwr. tun-  roof w/ik, Exc. cond. $6,600 obo.  886.7854 aft. 5:30pm. It  1993 Aerostar - clean and ready.  1993 Tempo, wtUe.  1993 Escort, good car  Ford Taurus GL. One  owner. Very good condition. PS,  PB, Auto, V6. cassette  1989 Jeep Grand Wagoneer,  Loaded 4x4 station wogon, trailer  puller. One owner Low miles.  very, voy clean. Sole priced.  91 Explorer 4 dr aulo air 4x4'omI  owner low mieege.  Tracer A door notdteack. Under  95,000 km. Beautiful condition,  one owner.  1999 Ford Club Wagon Van, 15  pass, VS, Auto, trailer puller,  good woik or piev whole, cue  owner. Fully serviced and  warranty ertilable.  1991F150 4x4, PS, W, long bOK,  low miles, meed to sell, one  only it this time.  SOUTHCOASTFOM)  5606 WHARF ST. SECHELT  885-3281  3/4 ton rear truck bumper, like  new, $135 obo. 885-3138. ��14w  60a  '63 Mercury 1/2 Ion, exc. cond.,  $2000 film. 8666341.        #14c  Solid 1967 GM 1/2 ton 283 V8 and  4 spd., ready to work or restore.  $2000.865-9449. #16c  701  72 GMC Jimmy black, little rusl,  $2400obo.685-3537.       *15w  74 Dodge ext. window van, 1 ton,  runs well, $750 obo.865-7233.  ���14w  74 Ford Econoline, runs ok, good  parts van, $250 obo. 666-7200.  ���14w  '83 Chev 4x4, running boards,  deluxe steieo, etc. $2200. 885-  0737. #16c  '63 Ford Ranger 4x4, canopy,  116,000 km, $3000.'866-0690  alter 6 pm. #1Sc  1964  '84 Mazda B20O0. am/lm, ins. l/g  canopy, new tires, brakes, exc.  cond. $2000.686-3468.      #14c  '84 Dodge Caravan, auto. $4,500.  866-8204. ss  1985  '85 4x4 Toyota Land Cruiser,  diesel, 5 spd. am/fm cass.. running  boards, exc. cond. $13,500. 886-  7346. 415c  1966  86 GMC 4X4 pickup, 350 auto.,  A/C, $5500 ObO. 885-4562. #15w  1969  '89 F250 460 auto, solid truck with  canopy, $11,500. 886-3199 lv.  message. ��16c  '89 Tracker, 130,000 km, new top,  good cond. 683-2699 alter 5 pm.  ���15c  '89 Z-71 stepside 4x4, lully loaded,  must sell. 866-7484 st  '89 Chev low rider, $12,000; 79  Chev 4x4, rebuill, $9000. 663-  2023 or 683-2366. ��14w  '89 Bronco II XL silver, V6 5 ip���  can., daan 6 comlortable, $9800.  885-2133. ss  ABEX AUTO  RECYCLERS AND  TOWING  886-2020  moot ww WWUMwr  24 Hr. Emergency Towing  'Fully Insured and Reliable"  Guaranleed Qood Used  Pails for moat makes end  models  MECHANIC ON  DUTY  '4 Wheel Drive, 2 Wheel  Drive and Some Do Drive*  Dead Car Removal  Service  We buy some  and tow some  ACCESS TO  SATELLITE PARTS  FINDER  '91 Fotd Ranger. 4x4 XLT, excel-  74FordEcono��nevtn,iuniwell,  lent shape. $13,900.88^0019.  $300000.686-7040.        ��16w #14c  75 Dodge propane 4X4, crew cab,  completely rebuilt, $6500. 885-  7516. tt  75 F150 truck with new flat deck,  asking $1600.886-7097.       ss  76 Ford F250 3/4 ton 4x4. 886-  2952. #14w  76 Ford Courier, 95,000 mi.,  auto., $150.686-7205.      I16w  77 GMC one Ion Hat deck, exc.  cond., 350 auto., $2500. 885-  2540. #14w  77 Ford 150 4x4. 80 box, new  tires, tuff box. Good cond. $2600  obo. 686-4650 ss  77 Ford 351 PS/PB, 17,000 miles  on rebuilt. Good shape, $1500  obo. 686-3472. ss  78 Ford Bronoo XLT, 35tm, rum  great, rebut rear drive shaft, aaw  brakei,35in.TAw/mag8.$3800  000.68541662. ��18c  78 GMC 1/2 ton. 350 Olds engine  needs work, best offer. 886-8063  IISw  25. Campers & RV:  79 Ford XLT Bronco, $10,000  inveit. with bis, on propane, sale  $6500 or trade tor 4x4 pickup,  Katy 885-8171 eves, 665-7585  days #i5c  79 Ford van, long, w/base, 351  auto, p/s, p/b, part camperized,  $650.665-7524 eves.       114c  '79 Ford Bronco XLT, 4 wh. drive,  auto., looks ind runt excellent,  $4985 Obo. 886-7099. u  1993  CLEAROUTI Used tires, wheels.  Chevette; Honda Accord parti.  685-7167 II  2 high back bucket seats on swivel  bases, $125; pedestal labia for  van, $65; tneck tray, $20. 885-  5570. *14c  '81 Ford F250, dual tanks, canopy,  trailer hitch. $3000 obo. 866-2596.  use  '61 Chevy 3/4 ton auto, $1400  lirm. Used canopy $200. 885-  4202. I14C  1962  1978 Triple E travel traHer. 2S' lull-  size, 3 place bathroom, full-size  fridge, four burner stove, oven and  Ian. Excellent condition. $5,500  ObO. 685-7016. *16c  1976 - 31 ft. Airstream, 2 awn.  A/C, TV ani, can. vac., $13,500.  665-0711. ��16w  22' Dauphin travel trailer, 1974  deluxe model, top cond., lull  awning, stabilizing bars and hitch.  Pre-season special, only $3500.  685-1918, alter 6pm. ��16c  6x45 trailer, sleeps 6, clean ano  good cond. 885-2100. at  1974-13 It. Boler travel trailer, 3-  way fridge, Dove, lurnace, sleeps  4.exe cond,$2500 6664836.  ...                     . fig*.  .                              ���������������-������''  1990 dlx. 24' motorhome A-1 condition. 886-9025. SS  HO GST  1990 24 ft. Triple E motorhome.  Rear bed. A-1 condition, 31,000  km. Many extras. Cost $57,000.  Wi sel for $38,000.8866226.  ���14c  1981  21' Security Class C motorhome,  50,000 kms, fully telf-contained,  sleeps 6, rool, air, awning, cndM,  tilt wheel, exc. cond., $14,500.  686-2606. ��14w  30 ft travel trailer, remodeted. gaa  stove, furnace, ihower, $6500.  6864217. II  30 ft. Terry5tt> wheel, good cond,  $6000.666-7054. ��16w  Cuitom trailer hitch, like new, for  1960 6 later Chev Lumlna car,  $$0,686-3670. ��14w  11'1976 Vanguard camper. 686-  2952. f14w  '62 Dodge 6 cylinder auto, cuitom 77 Pica Arrow 26'A type, Dodge  cab, sun rool. 78,000 kms, ntw chassis, 440 Chry. fully loaded,  biakes, ignition, tins, $3295 obo. low mileage. $13,500.8666455.  883-2370. ��14w ��14w  '86 Hyundai brand new clutch,  60,000 kms.. exc. cond, $3200  obo. 685-9321 ��14w  '88 F150 vtn. 46,000 kms, lop  cond, hew brakes, alarm system,  6 cyl. auto, aux. tank, txc. lor  tradesman. $7800 865-2675  ��14w  '66 Nissan Sentra 5 sp, red,  AM/FM cass. deck, new Iron! lires,  exc cond,$5500 6864637   tt  89 Dodge Omni, 1 owner, 30.000  km. $4400.685-9786.        415c  89 Tracker 4X4 convertible  65.000 kmi, liking $6900 Cill  evet 8867556 ss  89 Ford Mustang GT. $9700 886  0690 alter 6 pm. ��15c  69 Ford Tempo, 5 spd, lady-driven, never smoked in. $6000.885-  6171 eves, 885-7595 days Katy.  ���15c  90 Firstly. 2 dr. hatchback, sunrool. 5 tpd, 1 owner. $4150 obo  886-0907 Cathy 1140  INI  91 Mercury Cougar, auto, air,  power, white, exc. cond, 35.000  kms. $15,000 ObO 886 3623   SS  '91 Sunbird SE. V6 5 sp, 2 dr,  air, MS cast. $9700.866-2666.  ss  CfiW  V /        wfcon you  ^ pay tor J2 liMorffoi  FOR ONE INSERTION  h ______ _._ _______ tw ____L_____*  tmwr mi iwfiooy or WMKMMir  EdHian. Up to 10 worits; 25 canb  AKclosiifiedsmusfbe        WBL^mU        hr^ oddWonol twrrf.  pre-paid before insertion     U^U^^O ntt; Lost, round & Frtt  Sm Soil ClaiiUlode  $17 up to 10 words  $ 1 each additional word  Your ad, sotting on* item, will run 4 consecutive weeks  then will be cancelled unless you instruct us to renew il  by classified deadline ��� t*>t ovoiloU. for eemitmciot ���*���,��,.,,  Coast News  CLASSIFIED DEADLINES:  Monday Mltion W����k��n��Ur  S P.M. THURSDAY NOON TUISDAY  Gibtont 886-2622    Sechelt 885-3930  --�����������  >*...����>��. <...���^~-- ^ri| rn r|.|fr<: ...j.j,,.  _Li_  ��,��^i,��(.*j(,,��^*��v  tau^ey^tA^tt^AtMA^f^^ 18  Coast News, April 4, 1994  8'9 75 Vanguard camper, sleeps  5 $3000 obo. 686-7738.     ��15c  22 II older travel trailer. Iridge,  stove, hlw, shower, sink, toilet,  heal, piopane oi electric. Excellent  condition. $3,300 obo. Kaly 885-  8171 eves, 685-7595 days. *15c  Lighlwl. H/T tenl trailer, lurnace,  slove. sleeps 6, $2550 obo. 885  5369. #15*  nraniT muih  nnmtiTo.  Castato nil Murray  MCM.MC    M.N.A.M.S.I  MA BY C   ��� Marine  Surveyors and Consultant  26. Marine ' ,  40' lishboal, $4,700, extra temanu-  factured 75 hp diesels, $1,700;  selection gear, $150 up; I2v 671  starter, props, stainless exhausl  system, $240; rowboat, $150;  head, $100; 10x50 binoculars, $45:  scope and rifle. $200.866-0163.  ���16c  Drop otf your  COAST NEWS  CLASSIFIEDS  AT  Marina Pharmacy  in Pender Harbour  A F'nendiy People Race'  Wanted: 4 HP Evinrude or Johnson O/B, in good cond. 685-2652  or 885-5373 ��16w  199016.511 K+CThermoglas,  75H.P. Merc. O.B. full slope  back canvas, walk Ihrough  windshield, built-in 16 gal  tank, and storage locker was  $7,000 NOW $5795.  21ft. glass ply 165 Merc.  Cruiser, rebuilt block, less  than 3 hrs. New aluminum  fuel tank, H.T.w/6tt.  clearance, stove, swim grid,  v-berth. $8,500.  24ft. fibre glass "M*  Peace'V6,698 Merc.  Cruiser. Power steering, V-  berth, trim tabs, bait tank,  depth finder. $6,995.  Buccaneer Marina  885-7888  186" Sealair with 100 hp Evinrude  Small cabin w/head, comes wilh  trailer, $4000 obo. Will swap lor  van ol equal or lesser value, plus  cash. 886-0120. ��16c  New 12 aluminum Miiiociatl, 7 1/2  hp Merc, like new, $1850. 886  0580 alter 5 pm. ��16c  Wanled: cartop aluminum boal.  good cond. 885-3158.        I16c  OCEAN KAYAK  Fibreglass with paddle, $675. 885-  0761. *16c  Wanted: Briggs & Slrallon 6 -10  hp motor or similar. 883-2299.  ���16c  10x32' barge, libreglass over  wood, boom and electric winch.  885-2100. ss  6-man, Seyvalor inflatable boat,  c/w electric molor, $295 obo. 885  5369. ��15w  1950 - 42' Monk Classic Cruiser,  iblt 6-71 diesel, 4 yi restoration,  too much to list. Exc live-aboard  $59,500 obo or small auto Irade  686-0790 slip BIO Gibsons Marina.  ��15w  Fisherman's dream $16,000. 24 ft  double ender 8 It breadth, 14  H.Power Saab diesel, electro-plated stainless fittings, many extras.  883-2210. #15*  24 ft. Surfer, 225 Volvo, 280 leg,  head, stove, sink, etc. elec. winch.  VHF, f/finder. 8 HP Mariner,  dinghy, $7990 lirm. 865-7575.  ��16w  14 fl. runabout, motor and trailer,  good cond, $1500 obo. 883-9767  01883-1194. ��15c  Frontiersman fibreglass canoe c/w  sail, leeboards, rudder, paddles,  $375; 143 Aquaglass runabout c/w  50 HP Johnson elect, motor, canvas top, tanks, O/B bracket, paddles, trailer, extras. Good shape,  ready tor lishing or skiing, $3250.  865-1902. #14w  P.R. Marine Surveyors  AM.S.B.C.  Insurance - Prepurchase  1600-665-0307  ���t7c  Forced to sell, luxurious fibreglass  yacht, teak decks, 56 of craltman-  ship, world traveller. Fridge, stove,  microwave, watermaker. washer  /dryer, geezer, icemaker, bathtub,  ir, 2 haads^kiiiq and queen  22' Bell Buoy rebuilt 302 and Merc  ley, convertible hardtop and canvas. VHF. Iishlinder, trailer,  $12,000 Will consider pari Irade.  685-4019 ss  24' work / pleasure boal, l/g on  wood, exc. cond, zero hours on  rebuill 318, new ex-manifolds, new  s.s shall, wiling, paint. Full price  includes dinghy, oars, 9 hp motor.  $7900.883-2990. ss  28' Umliy libreglass, brand new  motor and other extras, full ot electronics Reasonable price. George  886-8139. ss  1989 ��� 90 HP Evinrude w/VRO  power trim, all controls and gauges  . in excellent working order, $3000.  886-2738. SS  Frontiersman fibreglass canoe c/w  sail, leeboards, rudder, paddles,  $375.14'3 aquaglass runabout c/w  50 HP Johnson elect, motor, canvas lop, lanks, O/B bracket, paddles, trailer, extras, good shape,  rea lor lishing or skiing, $3250.  8851902. ��14w  Heavy duty 50' float ramps built to  suil 683-2610 or 663-9290.    ss  17II. fiberglass 90 hp Merc. Needs  some work. $1850.885-4217. ss  18 It. Fibreglass, Volvo I/O, boal.  Tandem axle trailer. $3800. 683-  2297 ss  25 It. Reinell, depth sounder, good  mech. condition. $9000 obo. 686-  4670. ss  Heavy duty 50' float ramps buill lo  suit. 863-2610 or 883-9290.    ss  Bayliner 24' C/B. rebuilt engine, 4  hrs, new upholstery, UHF CB, 2  deplh sounders, $12,900. 886-  7255. ss  OUTBOARDS FOR SALE  9 9-20-30-40-50-70 HP 1992-1993  Evinrudes. Excellent condition.  Lowe's Resort, 883-2456.      tfn  27. Mobile Homes  NEW HOME  Gibsons Park  Financing Available  886-2597 - 597-3322  29. Wanled lo Rent  Piof. artist w/pets seeks secluded  cabin w/woodslove. Clean quiet  N/S, N/D, iange-$400.886-3125.  ���14w  lln  Solid 2 bdrm I0'x50' remodelled  exc. starler or rental home.  $15,500. Musl be moved. 885-  7511. 414c  New 2 bdrm dlx mobile home sel  up in local Gibsons park. For inlo  call 886-2597,597-3322.      #ttn  28. Motorcycles  RENTAL  MANAGEMENT  REALTY LTD.  John Austin  886-8107  PHMC Enduro Races, Pender Harbour, May 1 classes: Mighty Miles,  Jr. School Boy, Snr. School Boy,  Oldtimers, Molo-cross. Inlo 883-  9971 Andy, ��7w  650 Yamaha frame and parts, 883-  9767, #15C  1964 Honda 250, low miles, gieat  shape, belt drive, lightweight, new  battery, $975.885-2593.    #14w  '85 Kawasaki GPZ 900 Ninja.  Black, like new, 20,000 km.  $3,500.886-4616 aft. 7 pm.    ss  1978 Honda 400, good cond,  spare bike lor parts $600 lakes all.  666-7722 leave message,    tins  '91 Suzuki RM250, exc. cond���  $2350 obo. 886-3769. ss  29. Wanled  to rent  shower, 2 heads,  beds, greal gall  Beds, great galley, huge salon,  Volvo diesel, radar, Loran, satellite  navigation, weather box, FM and  ham radios, inboard computers  and much more. Great condition,  will consider real estate trade.  $190,000. Herb Craig 886-2277.  ���16w  27. Mobile Homes  NEW HOME  Set up in local park In Gibsons.  666-2597,597-3322. Ifn  Rockland Wynd adult park. 1990  Dartmouth 14x70 deluxe model  with vaulted ceiling, skylights, 2  bdrms, 2 balhs, ocean view, sun-  porch, carport, util. shed, low maintenance yard and garden area. To  view, 885-5681. ss  First $6000 takes this clean 2 bedroom Chancellor Greal tor starter -  while you build. Call Ken now al  6856277 or 6864277,       I16w  1���I '       I���; '������  4 yr. old doublewide, 2 bdrm,  ensuite, kilchen. LR, OR, family  rm,laundry rm, covered deck,  patio, storage shed, adult oriented.  Rockland Wynd Park. Pad fenced  and fully landscaped yard.  $110,000 885-2271 after 6 pm.  ���16c  Civil engineering tech. I family  seeks 2-3 bdrm house or  duplex/townhouse for May 1. Carpels and appliances req'd. To be  near new or very good condition.  Family oriented, N/S. N/P couple  w/good relerences. Call collect 1-  764-1026 (Kelowna) or message at  685-3181. 116c  2-3 bdrm. house In Roberts Creek  by May 1. Call Cathrine 8860199.  ���16w  Active lady seeking shared accommodation, prefer N/S and evening  meal provided. Preler Gibsons-  Hallmoon Bay area. 686-9579,  ��16c  Trailer pad or property needed.  Reasonable rent, willing to do  upgrading on properly, long teim.  866-0323. #14w  Architect looking for small cottage,  Gibsons area. ASAP. 886-3194.  ���14c  Couple w/2 preschool children  req's. long term rental - large 2 or  3 bdrm. home w/lenced yard, N/P,  N/S, refs. May t.W.Sechelt-Hfm.  Bay area. $600 max. 6856213.  ���15w  Room t board wld. lor Apr. 9, fern.  univ. student, Sechelt area. 1-596-  6918. ��14w  Responsible long term tenants  with exc. refs. require 2-3 bdrm.  house, private, fireplace - by April  1 or May 1, anywhere betrween  Gibsons and Pender Harb our. Call  1-386-1650. *!4w  Reiponilble working couple  looking for a 2 - 3 bdrm house for  long term rental. Refs. avail. Pender Harbour area only. 863-2212.  ti  Retired N/S, N/P, couple, seek  large 2 bdrm house, Sechelt area.  888-3322 (collect). ��!6c  Mature, prol. N/S. lemale locating  lo S.C. April 30. Requite shared  accomm. In quiet home on w/l.  Would make friendly companion to  widow/widower. Rels. provided.  865-5061. ��16c  Trailer pad in Roberts Creek suitable lor 26' travel trailer. Annie  886-2622 days. tfns  Responsible young male adyll  seeks 1 bdrm apt.-, reasonable  rent, Sechet / Seima Paik / Da*  Bay. 885-8823.1-9 pm.      ��15c  Two families wish to rent cabin(i)  last week July or 1st week August.  Preler Sunshine Coast area on Vie  beach. Responsible professionals,  references. Please call 2246605  Vancouver. t14c  31. For Rent  Share 3 bdrm house with one  other, $300/mo. 885-0854,  Leonard. ��l6c  Wanted, N/S, clean, quiet roommate to share large 2 bdrm. traitor,  $250/mo. 686-0643 aft. 6pm.H4w  For Rent  Gibsons Langdale  Large 2 bdtm side/side duplex,  1009 Fairview St. Clean, quiet  large yard. $640/mo. Avail. May 1.  N/P/921-5247. ��16c  Almost ntw 1 bedroom cottage.  Spectacular view, laundiy, drapes.  2 mins. to ferry. Avtil. April 23.  $625/mo. 686-9759. ��16w  1 bdrm view apt, lower Gibtont.  Laige patio, private garden, new  building, laundry. Walk to all  amenities. 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Gull Islands Driftwood. 537-9933 or Fax  537-2613  NETWORK  CLASSIFIED ADS  Place youi ad in ovei  100 community  newspapers Ihmugh-  out B C and Ihe Yukon tor only $225  For more information  conlact this paper or  call Ihe BCYCNA al  (604)669-1.22  Furnished collage, single person,  N/P, $395 including utilities. Call  alter 5 pm, 886-3922.        #14c  Brand new bachelor suile above  ferry whart. Slove. fridge, laundry  facilities, beauliful view, N/S, N/P,  avail, immed., $400/mo. plus ulils.  886-7667. *14w  1 bdtm. suite, partly fum., laundiy  avail.. Apt. 15, $520/mo. 886-2976.  ��14w  2 bdtm view apl. opposite Qibsons  Maiina. New building. Quiet and  secure. Fully carpeted. Mini blinds  on all windows. Laundry. $780/mo.  886-3420. #15c  Funky day use studio space, seasonal, $120.866-3739. tin  1 bdrm view apt. Private patio, new  kitchen and bathroom. Quiet &  secuie. Near Qibsons Marina.  $640/mo. 866-3420. Hi 5c  Are you a sell supporting, active  Individual with a soil spot for pups?  Qibsons w/front shared house,  $450 (incl. utils.). 686-3739.   ttn  3 new, permanent/long term RV  sites now ready at Boot Hill RV  Park. $260/mo 1117 Keilh Road, I  1/2 miles up Cemelary Road, Gibsons. 886-9764 or 220-1526.   lira  1 bdim. furnished apt. utils. incl.,  N/S, suited for I working person,  N/P, rels., $400/mo. plus S/D. 886-  9233. *14w  For Rent  )berts Creek  Room for rent in Roberts Creek,  $250/mo. Incl. utils. Refs. please.  885-0950. lira  2 bdrm. Apt. 15, N/S only,  $650/mo. 886-9679. #14w  Ideal lot family, new 3 bdrm., 5  appls., easy access to lishing, goll  li lerry, N/S, N/P, asking  $1100/mo. 438-4406.       ��14w  Executive 3 bdrm. watarltont  home, $1500/mo. 885-3183.#15w  For Renl  Sechelt & distric  F��WM modtm I  mutt tt* May 1. Quiel I  upper   Gibsons.    Sundeck.  $3KVma includes utils. 888-0126  *14w  Spadous 1 bdim. apt., good location, patio, 4 appls.. $575/mo.  includes heat i hydro. 298-5215 or  FAX 298-5934. ��16w  3 bdrm. 2 tun balhs. eat in kitchen,  5 appl., sundecks, garage, waking  distance to al amenilies, $850/mo.  296-5215 or FAX 298-5934 ��16w  2 Mini., modem, in park-kke setting/creek, neat mill, no pets,  $675/mo. 666-2454. ��16w  MHon $$$ view, newly renovated  1 bdrm., parking, garden, walk to  letry, $495/mo. Refs., non-smoking  pre). 2774725. I16w  Shared accommodation loi senior  mile. Fully lurnished, 3 bdrm.  home, lower Gibsons, $300/mo.  .vfades al utils. 666 3564 (It. 12  noon or 430-4611. #16w  3bdrm, 2bath, 5appl, N/P, large  yard. $800/mo. Aval. April 1.886-  4203. 116c  1 bdtm view suite, across Yacht  Club. Laundiy. N/S. No dogs  please. Avail. Apiil I. $475/mo  686-9737. 116c  t bdim apt., avail, immediately,  $5<XYmo. 865-6009. 115c  Qood landlord looking fot good  tenants 3 bdrm. 2 baths, 5 appls.  deck, attached garage, spacious,  ocean view, quiet, close to school  and beach, $��00/mo 686-0548  ��15w  1 bdtm house, Granthams, blight  and clean, avail. April 15.,  $525/mo 865-2925 ��15c  Hopkins area, 2 bdrm. upper level  of house, 1784 N Road. 2 min.  (ram lerry. 5 appl deck w / panoramic view, double garage, avail  timed,$650/mo 866-7394114*  Luge 3 bdim. lower floor, 4 appl.,  1/2 hydro, $600/mo. 960-2739  ���t4w  Hopkins Landing, recently renovated t bdim, giound Iloor suite,  aval. April t, view, walk lo terry.  garden, parking Rels. $495/mo.  277-4725 KI4C  Recreation vehicle sites, all services, quiel deed ana, near North  Road. $!50/mo. ��� ulil. Apiil 1,  leave message 886-7626.   114c  5 bdtm new, all appl. 21/2 bath  Avail, immed. Lease negotiable  $11X/mo 886-9792 114c  GHeone Mull WaaNwonl  Lower 1 bdrm sole, al appliances,  ful deck, fantastic Howe Sound  view wih beech $600/mo ��� utilities (N/S) 886 4269 ��14c  DAVIS BAY  Sleeping, eating space avail, in a  trailer. April I. $235/mo. 885-3313.  *16c  1 bdrm. Davis Bay, W/D, $450/mo.  plus part utils. Avail. Immed. 885-  0859. KI6w  W. Sechelt, upper level, large 2  bdrm. sen-contained site. Suitable  loi couple wanting quiet place.  N/P, N/S. tefs. req. $610/mo. ��� 1/2  utils. 886-2996.   , ��16w  Oceanside, oceanview.2 bdrm.  apt. Davis Bay, $800/mo. pka uMs.  885-5918 01 792-8371 (It. 6pm.  Aval, immed. I16w  Spacious 2 bdim. main flow suite,  avail. Immed., felt, please,  $590/mo. 886-3113. I16w  SecheH 3 bdrm, 2 bath. 1 yr. oM  main floor of house. 5 appl., double  garage, water view, arena area.  $850/mo.tubl. May 1.672-5531.  116c  House mate wanted lo thate 3  bdim house, Sodal. Clean, quiel.  view, w/d, n/s, $350/mo. includes  utilities. 885-4778. 114c  Miion$ view-Modem W/F small,  cozy house, ideal lor single prof,  peison oi couple. 2+ bdrm., loft,  F/S, plumbed lor W/D, $850/mo.  872-3516 eves and weekends.  IISw  Laige watertront home w/privale  dock, 3 bdim., 3 bath, sauna, 5  appl.. f ISOOAno. 885-2863. IISw  8KHELT  Biand new 1 bdim. sole private,  new appl., pka W/D, professional  N/S,$480/mo. 665-7161 di 5pm.  115w  2 bdrm. giound floor suite in t yr  old house. 5 appl., water view,  neai marina FOR APRIL 1ST  $600/mo plus utls. 872-5531.  11 Sw  I yr old i bdrm. Met view bsmt.  suite to single, quid peison Laundry lad avail N/P, refs req. avail  Apr. 20. $S00/ino. plus pan mils.  685-1924 I14w  Da��s Bay, near beach, large modern house, 3 bdim., 2 baths.  lenced yard. $800/mo. also, 3  bdrm. mobile homa. quiet t private. $650/mo 885-4862   II4w  View liom this large near new 1  bdrm. sule.$550/mo 885-6396.  ���tlw  31. For Rent  Vacation Rental'2! ttrm. executive home with waiWall, beach  docks, volley ball and hot lub on  Sakinaw Lake, road access,  $850/week. 6855157.    ���.'���'��� ���!$,  Large waterfront apartment ih  Secret Cove, $60O/mo. Please call  Hayden 885-9368. *14w  1 bdrm. condo, spectacular view, 5  appl., F/P, furnished, swimming  pool, $580 plus ulils. 885-8831.  ��14w  1 8 2 bdrm collages avail, immed.  N/S, N/P. Free use of dock and  small fishing boat. Cable included.  Refs. req. From $400/mo. 883-  9569. tfns  2 bdtm. condo in The Manse,  upper Gibsons, $750/mo. avail.  Apr. 1.  2-3 bdrm. upper & lower duplexes  In Roberts Creek, $750/mo. avail.  Immed.  NRS Sechelt Realty Property Management Dept. 885-9093.      tfn  GIBSONS: HOUSES  Three bedroom, 2 1/2 bath view  home, all appliances, great view,  $1,250 pei month plus utilities,  N/S, N/P.  TOWNHOUSES/CONDO  Two  bedioom town house,  includes aH appliances, $800 per  month.  APARTMENTS  One bedioom, side by side duplex,  $400 pei month plus utilities.  Three bedroom apartment, rent  includes heat and hot water, $675.  COMMERCIAL  CENTRAL QIBSONS  Retail/office space foi rent, 1275  square (eel, cenlrd dr conditioning, good parking, ��� $10 triple nd.  GRANT REALTY LTD.  886-3330  3 bdrm. lurnished house, lease,  Tuwanek, $700.  2 bdim. waterfront, Gibsons, $850.  2 bdrm. acreage, Redroolls, $700.  3 bdim. house Sechdt, $700.  2 bdim. duplex, Gibsons., $750.  Sussex Realty Property  Management ��� Dave Austin  885-3295  34   Help Wanted  Investigating A  Real Estate  Career?  Need assistance with  the Real Estate  Pre-Licensing Course?  Call Rob Gill  Sales Manager iml  NRS. Sechelt Realty .  885-2235  32. Commercial  For Rent  LOWER GIBSONS  Ollice, heat and light included.'  $175/010.886-2588. #16c   'I.,'-, ..tn   For rent or lease, all oi oar) of  mmv BE. Ifn 1111 Li - biy hi ipinBy c  3500 sq, ft. heavy duty t$j< jslfej.  Industrial Paik 886-2664.   #15w  5,000 square foot warehouse with  olfice space, Wilson Cieek. Long  term lease desired. NRS, Sechelt  Redly Ltd. 885-9093. tin  Davis Bay/Wkon Creek hal aval-  able. Wheeled air facilities. 685-  2752 Of 885-9663. tfn  COMMERCIAL  1800 sq. It. warehouse and olfice  space, Qibsons Industrial basin,  $900 per month triple net.  Sechell retail, approx. 900 sq. ft.,  Whaif St.. $1000 incl. taxes.  Sechdt office space, $450-$750 .  Wilson Cieek - warehouse,  $6.00/lool;   offices   spaces,  $5.50/1001.  GRANT REALTY LTD.  tfn  Prime retail space, Hwy. 101.1500  sq. ft. $1000. No triple net. 737-  6061. tfn  For Rent - Seamount Industrial  Paik, light industrial, service com-  metdd, up to 2,000 sq ft. 10' ceiling, heavy wiring. Also 750 sq ft  bay 12' dooi, mall exposure  Phone 886-2683 days, 888-9075  eves. tfn  Warehouse space for lease, 1500-  3000 sq. fl. Hwy 101. Gibsons All  facilities avail, ind. laige loading  dock 885-4193 tfn  Roberts Creek Hal. avail, dances,  patties, weddings. Yvonne 686  7815. tm  Fabulous commercial storefront tor  lease Over 1000 sq It No triple  nd. Aval. Jan. t, Seaview Plaza.  Gibsons Marie, Glen 886-7018 or  Lome 1-737-6081. tin  2 bdrm turn, condo, Secret Cove,  by weekend, week w month. 885-  7682 ||k  Waterlront 1 bdrm. cabin. Irvines  Landing. Avail. Immed. laundry  lacilities, elec. heat, $400/mo.  deposl. N/S. 883-9446.     II6W  Large 1 bdrm suite in new w/front  house, Halfmoon Bay area. Avail.  April 1. $S50/mo. plus ulil. 520-  3102      116c  Ocean view bachelor apartment, 7-  Isle Apis. Madeira Park. 685  3910 H4w  P/T expeiienced chambermaid,  conlact Stan anytime, 885-9314,  Cozy Court Mold. 116c  Accepting applications for P/T help  al Gramma's Beer 1 Wine store.  Apply within, Monday-Thmsday.  114c  Driver required lor Province paper  route, 886-3224. 115c  Casual reliel required to work in  Qibsons group home for mentally  handicapped woooaJMy. night  and weekend sbrbji^ciived. Education and ewjWflfe desirable  and valid driver silence essential  Foi more kilo, cal 886-3217.It 5c  We are accepting applications lor  fish processors at Scanmar  Seafood in Egmont. Please call  Donna. 863-1147. 117c  The N.S.A.M.H. Is looking for a  family who lives on the Sunshine  Coast who could provide weekend  respite support to a physically  handicapped teenager. Pielerence  is to a lamily whose house Is  wheelchair accessible. One adult  in the household must have experience with multiply handicapped  Individuals. Please contad Corinne  at 964-9321. II 4w  Homemakers Delight - earn extra  $$ working Irom your home, unlimited income. 24-hour Iree Into. 1-  800-557-7785, then call Wendy  886-3067. II 5w  Alaska Summer Jobsl Salmon  fishing 8 canneries earn up to  $30,000 in three monlhs. Most living expenses paid. Hiring nowl  504-646-2603 Ext. S 389 until 7  pm, PS time. 115w  Tupperware World Class Company  now expanding in Ihe Sechell  Peninsula area. Seeking mature  P/T, F/T sales consultants. This  business opportunity offers excellent income potential and other  valuable benefits for service oriented Individuals. Please call Sandra  487-4274 or Kathleen 483-2025.  I15w  COOK/PROGRAM WORKER  lor community-based Adult Day  Centre. To plan, shop and prepare  meals; to encourage client participation and education. Must have a  sound knowledge ol nutrition, wotk  well as a team member and with  senior adults in group settings.  Must enjoy cooking, be energetic,  creative, in good health and have a  cat. Preference given lo those with  expeiience in similar settings. Part-  time on Tuesday,Wednesday,  Thuisdays. Wage: $11.10 pet  hour Send resume by April 11/94  to: Adult Day Centie, Box 2420,  Sechdt, BC VON 3A0.       I14W  PROGRAM COORDINATOR  ��� (part-time)'  All mil .HMtMM illi MOgWNIS  events inlo Ihe Raven'e,CfM J*e-  aire? You should have experience  / knowledge in the arts or entertainment and be prepared to work  with a hands-on management  boaid. Excellent communication  and organizational skills necessary. Computer literacy desirable.  Part-time conttad negotiable, pod-  ton starts May 1,1994. Send written applications to: The Selection  Committee, Tha Raven's Oy Management Boaid, Box 2264,  Sechelt, BC VON SAO. Deadline:  Thursday.March31,1994. I14w  HEALING CENTRE DIRECTOR/  COUNSELLOR  The Sechdt Indian Band is seeking an individual who will be  responsible lot the development  and implementation ol treatment  and education programs tot a new  10-bed substance abuse tredment  centie in out remote Vancouver  Bay facility tor youth, adults and  lamilies. This position will requite  strong communication and management skills and will require a  commitment to work in an isolated  facility for extended periods ol  time. Supervisory and training  skills combined with a commitment  to a sober, positive lileslyle is an  assd. Appropriate academic qualifications would include a bachelor's degree in social sciences,  social work or counseling degiee.  NNADAP training, knowledge ol  addictions and Ihe treatment ol  addictions with experience hi coun-  selling/lreatment programs. Interested persons who have a proven  background in the development  and delivery of culturally sensitive  (Fust Nations) treatment programs  are invited to submit a resume to  Mi. Tom Paul. Administrator ol the  Sechelt Band, PO Box 740,  Sechelt BC VON 3A0. Please  enclose a covering letter wilh  salary expectations Closing date  March 31.1994 #i4c  Children's Hospital  Puttoj Min bn* where they bctanj.  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:. I .  Coast Garibaldi Heallh Unit needs  a volunteer to assist Ihem with  baby clinics eveiy Wed. Irom 1:40  to 3:40 ' A driver it needed in  Qibsons to delivei Meals on  Wheels on Fridays to seniors, 12-  \X.' April Foots Day Marathon s  April 10 and there ore lots ol fun  jobsavailable. * A coordinator is  needed lor the Fai Far in Sepl. in  Qibsons. For these and more  opportunities contad the Volunteer  and Inlormation Cenlre at 885-  5881  I14w 34   Help Wattled  SOCIAL WORKER  The Sechelt Indian Band Is seeking a Family and Children's Services Social Wokei lo lead a team  ol social developmeni stall to  develop and deliver child and lamily protection and care programs.  This person will make assessments to determine it children are  In need ol protection, formulate  Intervention plans, give testimony  in court, counsel lamilies, utilize  community resources, fulfill  guardianship (unctions lor children  In care and maintain records. This  peison will assist in fulfilling  responsibilities under Ihe existing  Family and Child Seivices Ad, and  will wotk towards the goal ot the  Sechell Band to have authority  and legislation lot Child protection  services. Pielerence given to  MSW ol BSW Irom a recognized  Institution with a minimum of two  years previous successful experience In providing social seivices  with Fiist Nations oi, extensive  related experience In the field of  Family Protection and Social  Development woik. Excellent Interpersonal skills, both written and  vetbd, good analytical skills and a  sound understanding ol First  Ndion's issues and culture. Interested persons ve Invited to submit  Iheir resume with covering letter  describing how their educdlon and  experience qualify them lor this  position, as selection In Interview  will be based on information provided. Please dired resumes to  Mi. Tom Paul, Administrator, PO  Box 740, Sechdt BC VON 3A0 by  Much 31,1994. I14C  HEALING CENTRE  COUNSELLORS  (Two positions)  The Sechelt Indian Band is seeking two counsellors to provide  died counseling services, academic lutuoting and raided administrative activities for a new 10-bed  treatment centie in out remote  Vancouver Bay healing facility lot  youth, adults and families. The  Counsellor will work undei the  direction ol the Healing Centie  Senior Counselbr/Dkedor to facilitate the participant's involvement  In activities and in the day-to-day  operation ol Ihe residence. The  Counsellors are expected to work  with other did and resource persons as a member of a team, commuted to carrying out the goals ol  the program. Administrative requirements include written reports,  evaluations, stall meetings. Appropriate academic qualifications  would include a bachelor's degiee  in udd sciences, social service  diploma, NNADAP training, knowledge ol addictions and the treatment of addldions with previous  experienoe. in counsellingAred-  mknf programs. Sound under-  dandlng ol First Ndion's issues  and cuhn and a commitment to a  sober, positive lifestyle and first  dde training is an aaaat Interested  persons who have a proven background In delivery ol counseling  services and aie wiing K) work in  an Isolated facility loi extended  periods ot time, are Invited to submit ��� resume to Mr. Tom Paul,  Administrator. PO Box 740,  Sechell BC VON 3A0 Please  enclose a covering lettei with  salary expeditions. Closing dale:  March 31,1994. 114c  CONTRACT FOR SERVICE  OPPORTUNITY  CULTURAL CONSULTANT  The Sechdt Indian Band is seeking an mdividudundei a six month  contract bails to woik with our  new cultural department stall to  plan, design and complete cultural  35. [Business &  Home Services  BIDPREJSURE WASHING  ,     300-3400 PSI  Vinyl, aluminum, stucco siding.  Decks, boats, tools, RVs, concrete  driveways, dc, 8860055,   #16c  NEED HELP SPRING  CLEANING YOUR  GARDEN?  DOWN TO EARTH  GARDENING SERVICES  KATHRYN Ml'SSELLS  885-3458  TERMS OF REFERENCE: The  god. a m* of releience Im this  consulting position, is to develop  Sechdt language and culuid program modules lot the Cultural  Instructors lo deliver In Ihe schools  or the community. The modules  wi cover various topics releted to  Sechdt hStoiy and cUture and wi  bt comprised of student woik-  books, teacher guides and relded  teaching materials. The axwilant  oil work with the Cultural department stall to pul together existing  materials Into a learning module  (wind thd wi educate and Worm  age groups horn primary to adul.  The consulant wil dso bam Cultural department Hall on Ihe  methodology uted In developing  the modules lo ensure proper presentation and delveiy techniques,  and to enable the Culurd department stall to continue developing  addibond modules on en on-floUg  basis The consultant will liaise  with School District staff ai to  appropriate requkements lor sue  eessful Implementation in schools  thd wi wad to a recognized curriculum in Ihe future.  QUALIFICATIONS: Degiee In  Educdlon with extensive background In First Nations cultural  program development. Strong  organizdional and communication  skis Interested parties are invited  to apply In wiling, detailing how  you wi med the project timeframe  and objedives and expeded consultant lees, to Mi. Tom Paul,  Administrator. PO Box 740,  Sechelt BC VON 3A0.       114c  Irvines Landing Marina l Pub,  dock attendant. Contad Wayne  883-1145.       tfn  Assemble light products d home.  Excd. income, easy work. Cal lor  directory. 24 hrs. (804) 623-2360  exlA74. tin  MOUNTAIN  CITY  ELECTRIC  LID.  RESIDENTIAL,  COMMERCIAL,  INDUSTRIAL  886-2834  KEITH CUNE  ss H, no. c��. emotes vbn ivo  n23163  35. Business &  Home Seivices  Fot help wilh landscaping labour,  yard work, window washing, elc.  call Bill 886-0051 hard working,  I16w  37. Child Care  HOMEOWNERS  HELPLINE  ���Air'Jta  tmL 886-4786  35. Business &  Home Services  QUALITY WOODWORK      Childcare available in my Langdale  Home Remodelling, Finishing   h����� TLC ��<*'**���,ets 888-0296.  We look at all jobs big or small.   Foi prompt, quality wotk al ar c|l||dcar, requlted in our Robel)s  affordable price, call Art Gles- Creek home Par| time day ||me  brocht 885-3372 or 885-7169. Hn  Mme hours. 885-0334.    #15w  Coast News, ApriU, 1994  41. Legal  19  DRYWALL FINISHING  Complete drywall services. Professional, guaranteed workmanship.  Large or small jobs. Rob 886-  3537. 119c  RHYASON ELECTRIC ENT.  Installations,  renovations &  repairs. Free estimates. 886-8857  or cell. 377-7956,24 houis. #16c  Outbuilding ��� addition ��� renovation  ��� repair ��� structure Inspection and  documentation ��� rot specialists.  885-6070. 116c  Efficient, quick, reliable! Call  Minute Maid Cleaning Services.  886-7520. ItSc  Furniture lellnithing. Wicker lo  lawn chairs. Spray linish 886-9577  dshop. I15w  DO YOU NEED  Pressure washing, lawn/landscape  mdntenance, power taking, hedge  trimming, brushcutting, rotolilling,  rubbish removal, miscellaneous  hauling, turf laying elc. B85-0737.  ItSc  Men with truck: rubbish removal,  light moves, rooting, yard work.  Cal 886-9894 and 886-3742.I15W  SenloraDleeouiit  Home repairs and renovations.  Satisfaction guaranteed. Dan 886-  3084. I15C  For oil burner service ��� plumbing  repairs ��� heating maintenance ���  drain cleaning ��� hot watei tank  replacement, call Michael 866-  8083 or 886*122. 1140  UWN * GARDEN  Cottage care hat 3 yeats experience on the Sunshine Coast. We  do spiing clean-ups, grass cutting,  weeding, pruning, hedges, lawn  and garden renovation and beautifying. A friendly neighbour you can  tdy on hr qualily woik d reasonable rates. Lorraine, 885-9041.  1140  AMINE  Word Proceaalng Audio Tape  Transcription Mailing Lists. 885-  9419. #16*  MD POWER WASH  Envlro Iriendly cleaning agentsl  We do vinyl, aluminum, wood siding, decks, boats, RVs, concrete,  stucco, roots. 886-0055.    115w  BARRY'S WINDOW CLEANING  Mdal & vinyl houses washed, lawn  culling, reasonable rates. 886-  3277. I16w  Lawn/berry/hedge cutting, grounds  mdntenance, window washing dc.  Man/men available once/regular  basis. Rob 886-3822. Reliable.  115w  RESUMES  Professionally typeset and laser  printed. 686-3425. tfns  Income Tax Preparation, $25.  Delivery seivice available, seniors  discount. 666-3075. #21 w  I'M YOUR HANDIMAN  Porches, Additions, Remodelling,  Solariums, No job loo small. Bill at  686-0380 or 24 hr. pager 1-977-  6502.686-0684. tfn  PEERLESS TREE  SERVICE LTD  Topping - Limbing - Danger Tree  Removal, Insured, Guaranteed  Work. Fiee estimates. 685-2109.  tfn  36. Work Wanted  Q',  BRUNO'S  ELECTRIC  "NO JOB TOO SMALL"  Residential 'Commercial  886-2054 license H0805  D.W. Johnston Tiucking, sand,  crushed rock, drdn rock. Very tea-  sonable rates. 865-6849.    116c  CATHY'S  HOME CLEANING  Experienced house cleaners,  bondable 5 relerences. 886-4860.  114c  HOUSEKEEPER  Available, 4 yrs., experience,  bondable, excellent relerences,  very hard worker. 885-2248 messages #14w  PLUMBING  Remodelling, burst pipes, hot  wder tank, plugged drains, leaky  faucets, cal Paul 686-9420.119w  Witch) Clock ��� Jwvwy  REPAIR  Scandinavia-educated. 30 yean  experience. CaH 885-0824 Aarne  or N. TON. I19w  WILLOW GARDEN SERVICE  Spring pruning, cleanup, lawn and  garden can. Exc. red. Rob Wilson  885-3232. #16w  Rainy Day Mending  Hem pants, Hx zippers, sew  seams, press suits, fix zippers,  mend wool garments, design costumes loi al occasions, ��on dress  clothes, sew on buttons, senior  rates. H mend I: Penny 666*3805.  ���14w  Computer woik, data entry, word  processing, dc. Windows 3.1 a  specialty. 686-0643 afl.6pm.l14w  COASTLINE FENCING  Wooden A ChdnUi*  FMCwIQ  Call after 6pm 186-2215 Bob Ifns  Avail, lot drywall, taping, 8 spray  jobs, very experienced. Allan 885-  7080. *16w  Reliable man willing to do yard  work. 866-0296. ��16w  Licenced plumber, new construction and repairs. 886-8716. 116c  Male, 35, seeking employment,  carpentry / construction background, lit, honest, conscientious,  reliable, take directions well, good  people skills, presentable vehicle.  Labouiei / carpentry. Bob 886-  7860 I14C  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  Al home ord work, one on one or  a gtoup. Call Jetl 686-8095, tfns  COOL RUNNINGS  One ton buck available lot hauling,  rubbish removal, moving, yard  maintenance, rotolilling, odd jobs.  885-3917. tfra  RUBBISH REMOVAL  Yard cleanup, light moves, odd  |obs, quick, friendly service. 885-  9694,328-1811 cell. I17w  BOB'S HAULING  Rubbish removal; sand, gravel,  fertilizer 8 bark mulch delivered.  885-4804. ��14w  Fad, lussy, female journey level  carpenter. 10 yrs. expeiience.  Enjoys smdl renovations, creative  design, quality linishing. Relerences 866-0492. I14W  MORNINGTOWN  FAMILY DAYCARE  One lull time space is available lot  a child newborn to school age.  Licensed stall and facility Will provide lun. stimulating activities and  outings in a warm, caring environment. 886-2203. 1115w  LANGDALE DAYCARE  F/T, P/T, spaces available for  licenced lamily daycare. Large,  bright well-equipped facility wilh  wdl experienced staff. Open 6 am  ��� 6:30 pm to meet the needs of  working comuters. 886-7648.115c  38. Business  Opportunities  $  Prime vending routes In high profit  location, all cash business. Guaranteed returns. Call Eagle 1-800-  387-CASH. IISw  1200-1500 Weeklyl Assemble  products at home. Easyl No Sell-  rngl Dlred payment. Fully Guaranteed. No Experience necessary.  Call 24 hrs. 1-504-641-7778 ext.:  208. #14w  Small affordable franchise. House  sitting and pet care service, pre-  established clientele, flexible  houis. Call Sharon 885-2228. ss  TOWN OF GIBSONS  CONTRACT NO. 9.129.1  PRATT TO MAHAN  WATERMAIN UPGRADING  CALL FOR TENDERS  Sealed tenders clearly marked "Contract No.  9.129.1 - Tender for Pratt to Mahan Watermain  Upgrading" will be received by the undersigned  up to 2:00 p.m. local time of Tuesday, April 19,  1994, and will be opened in public at that time  and date.  The work comprises the construction of  approximately 575 metres of 250 mm diameter  C-900 P.V.C. watermain together with  construction of related valves and  appurtenances.  Contract documents and drawings may be  obtained al the offices of either the  undersigned or of Dayton & Knight Ltd.,  Consulting Engineers, 612 Clyde Avenue, West  Vancouver, B.C., on or after 2:00 p.m. local  time of Tuesday, April 5,1994 and upon  payment of fifty dollars ($50.00) per set (GST  included), which sum will be non-refundable.  Cheques shall be made payable to the Town of  Gibsons.  The lowest or any tender will not necessarily be  accepted, and the acceptance ol any tender  shall be subject to funds being legally  available.  Mr. D. Legg  Administrator  Town of Qlbaona  P.O. Box 340  474 South Fletcher Road  Qlbaona, B.C.  VON IVO  During  Mark Twain's  days as ��� newspaperman,  he was editor of a soul!  Missouri paper. One day he  received a letter Irom a  subscriber, staring that he  had found a spider in his  paper, and asked if this  was an omen of good or  bad luck.  Twain replied: "Finding a  spider in your paper is  neither good nor bad luck.  Tltt spider was merely  looting over our paper to  see which merchant was  not advertising so that he  could go to that store,  spin his web across the  door, and lead a life of  undisturbed peace ever  afterward."  COAST NEWS  885-3930  886-2622  GOT A NEWS STORY?  Call us at 886-2622  or 885-39301  37. Child Care  Mother of one will sit for your child  (under 18 mos.), Mon-Fri.. days  only. 885-0950 Rachel.       ths  Janitorial Cleaning  CAPILANO COLLEGE  will issue PRICE  REQUESTS beginning on  March 28,1994 for  Janitorial Servite  Requirements at the  Squamish and Sechelt  locations.  Interested firms are  invited to call Barb Smith  at 9844904 to obtain the  specifications.  NOTE: MandatorySke  visits will be conducted on  April 19 and 28.  lin 5 CANADIANS  CAN'T BREATHE PROPERLY  ���ut you ton boot tho odds on long disMM.  ��� Arm yourself with the latest lung facts from Ihe B.C. Lung  Association.  ��� Reduce air pollution (rom residential wood smoke and aulo  emissions with tips Irom the Association.  ��� Support advanced research and province-wide communily  education programs sponsored by your Lung Association.  f  v:  B.C. Lung Association Box 34009, Station D, Vancouver, B.C. V6J 4M2  (Advertising space donated by this publication)  LOOKING  TO  MHINMO��UMNMO  Spiing deanupa/rotolifngfplanting.  Last chance for tru* Iree pruning.  IS yrs. exper Free ettimatee 885-  80M. I14W  HARDWOOOFLOOfflNO  New floors supplied, laid, sanded  and finished Old floors resanded  and relinished. Lyte Haytei Floors  lid. 665-7833. I14w  LAWN* HARDEN  Fruit tree pruning and (praying,  garden lenovallons, retaining  walla, hedge trimming, general  cleanup. Cal 686-0180.       tin  COMPUTER INSTRUCTION  Al home ma wall, one on one or  a group. Cal Jell 888-8095. tine  CHIWIMG AND MULCHING  lUVKt  Turn youi brush piles, leaves and  garden waste to chips and mulch  loi compost. 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ROYAL TERRACES E  F RD.,  SECHELT   B  MONDAY, APRIL 4,1994  UPCOMING MEETINGS  West Howe Sound Recreation Facilities Commission  Wednesday, April 6th at 7:30 p.m. at Chaster House  Parks Committee  Thursday, April 7th at 2:00 p.m.  Public Utilities Committee  Thursday, April 7th to follow Parks Committee  Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee  Tuesday, April 12th at 6:45 p.m.  Regular Board  Thursday, April 14th at 7:30 p.m.  SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL DISTRICT  SUMMER JOB OPPORTUNITY  NEW FEES - SECHELT LANDFILL SITE  Effective MAV1.1994. the fees for controlled waste will be:  ttSPERTQNNE;  Appliances, Asphalt & Concrete, Cardboard, Commercial  Waste, Derelict Vehicles, Durable Goods (furniture/TVs/etc.),  Dirt & Rocks, Oil Tanks, Scrap Metal, Misc.  Ua PER TONNE:  Clean Construction Waste, Clean Demolition Waste, Roofing,  Clean Yard Waste/Brush  S75 PER TONNE: Asbestos, Gypsum, Refrigerators & Freezers  HKPERTQNNii Passenger Tires  JIM PER TONNE; Medium Truck Tires  Una PER TONNE; OTR Oversize Tires  " NO CHARf.C for regular household/kitchen waste  S.K. Lehmann  Superintendent of Public Works  SUMMER PROGRAMS COORDINATOR  The Sunshine Coast Recreation Commission is looking for an  energetic and creative individual to develop, coordinate,  promote, implement and evaluate coastwide summer  programs for children and youth. These programs will highlight  the regional culture, history and leisure resources of the  Sunshine Coast. This position will report directly to the  Recreation Coordinator.  Qualification!;  ��� University/College or educational background in recreation,  education or arts.  - Excellent communication skills (written and oral).  - Ability to train and supervise volunteers and staff team  members.  - Experience in coordinating recreation programs for children  and youth.  - Knowledge of leisure principles and child development  - Must be able to work with minimal supervision.  - Current standard first aid certificate and valid driver's license.  Piles of Employment:    May 2 - September 2,1994  ____ Batw:   $10- $12 per hour  Annlv to:  Al Silver  Personnel Manager  Sunshine Coast Regional District  Box 800  Sechelt, B.C.  VON 3AO  Deadline far Anolications: April 15,1994.  ___  To qualify for the S.E.E.D. Challenge grant, employees must be  returning to university/college in the fall of 1994. Funding for  this position is pending grant approval.  We don't often consider what a community  requires to provide us with a healthy quality  of life. Our communities need basic services:  clean water, garbage collection, a sewage  system, fire protection and transit. We also  need our parks for recreation, educational  programs that train or support, business  development for a healthy economy, and lots  of participation from volunteers, both  directors and committees, in order to make  ____________^^^^^^^^^^^^^ plans for the future.  Local government provides these services. This month, the Sunshine Coast Regional District  joins other municipalities in B.C. in promoting understanding of your local government.  Throughout April, watch for articles highlighting the many ways our community interacts with  local government.  m  Local Government  Awareness Program '94  You md Your Cooununityl  PENDER HARBOUR  AQUATIC & FITNESS  CENTRE-883-2612  ADAPTED AQUATIC  WQKSUQE  Saturday, April 9th   9am - 4pm  $25 - Pre-registration  required  For more information contact  Debbie-883-2612  HOURS ��� MONDAY TO WEDNESDAY 8:00AM TO 5:00PM. THURSDAY AND FRIDAY 8:00AM TO 6:00PM  ...   .^....- - ��.,,,.   ,,,,-,.,,,-   .->   ���   /VA-'   T -A'-*.r^..**.s^r >  ia-^-K^A&AA^^ 4t^*^*.*^^<s>*^t*k*tres.^  .-.v^wr --. 20  Coast News, April 4,1994  feature  ~~!vryr~~  ���  \*S  ��'tW  ___  _____}  Ice, cold and vulnerability in the far north  by Christine Bodt  The distances are immense.  The landscape is white, flat and  barren. The temperature is minus  40. This is the Canadian Arctic,  an area about which many Canadians know little and which even  fewer will ever visit.  For two years in a row, Ann  Skelcher, principal at Langdale  Elementary, and Janet Crosby, a  primary teacher at Langdale,  have travelled to Iqaluit, on Baffin Island in the Northwest Territories.  The town of about 3,500 lies  approximately 1,800 kilometres  north of Ottawa.  "It felt like stepping onto a  different planet," Crosby said of  her arrival in Iqaluit. "It's such a  different landscape to here. It's  flat, completely white. It's like '  everything is frosted white. The  only way you can tell the water  from the land is that the land is  bumpy."  The two Sunshine Coast residents were invited to Iqaluit by  the Baffin Island School Board  lo help the staff create a new  direction for education on the  island.  Both the vast distances and  the harsh environment of the  Canadian North were particularly overwhelming and awe-inspiring for Skelcher and Crosby.  From their hotel room, they  could look across  the frozen Fro-        bisher Bay to  land on the other  side.  "I thought you  could go on a  couple of hours  hike across to the     ^_^^_  other side, then I  asked somebody.  It's a one-day trip," Skelcher  said. "You can see so far  because there are no obstructions."  Crosby agreed.  "I didn't realize how remote  it is. The fact that the only way  in is by air was so awesome to  me. You can't go anywhere by  car except within the town itself.  There are no roads for thousands  of miles. There's no way out but  by plane."  A power outage while the two  women were shopping really  brought home for them just how  isolated Iqaluit is.  Crosby realized that if the  back-up systems  failed,  it  wouldn't take long for the two to  freeze to death.           "There's   a  sense of being  vulnerable in our  lifestyle, what  we (from the  South) are used  to," Skelcher  __^___     explained.  Both women  knew   it   was  going to be cold, but the frigidity  still came as a shock.  Skelcher remembered one  episode that illustrated the bitter  weather.  "One day 1 was outside taking  pictures without gloves on. I  wasn't out for very long, but it  was minus 60 (degrees). I  grabbed for the metal hotel door  and I literally burnt my hand!"  "Your eyelashes even freeze,"  ���I didn't realize  bow remote it is'  -fanel Crosby  Crosby added.  Skelcher felt the brutal, yet  beautiful, surroundings the Inuit  have lived in for centuries have  shaped their character today.  "They have a sense of family  and community and connection  that we have lost." "Their survival is amazing," Crosby said.  "There, nature is first and they  are a part of it. Here, we think  we are first and nature is part of  us."  While they were in Iqaluit,  the caribou arrived for the first  time in about 80 years.  "It was their migratory cycle  coming around again. The lichen  they eat takes that long to grow  again," Skelcher said. "The Inuit  were hunting just outside of the  town. They then fly some of the  meat up to share with family in  other communities."  Despite the cold weather and  the harsh environment, the two  women would go back again.  Crosby tried to explain:  "There's something that draws  you there. The spirit of the north.  It is a very powerful place."  Spirits 'broken by change' in far north schools  by Christine Bodt  "It's really sad because the  school system that's up there is  Above, Janet Crosby practices  her swing with a cold 7-lron  amid the snow on Baffin Island.  Right, Ann Skelcher (left) and  Janet Crosby (right) pose in  front of an Inuit mural at the  Joatnie School, Iqaluit photos  submitted  AVERY SPECIAL  We at Daniel's Interiors would like to  take this opportunity to say  thank you for making  (connecjjM  FLOOR 10 FLOOR SAVINGS EVENT  a tremendous success. We appreciate your  business, and look forward to serving you  in the future with the best prices possible.  REAUY CARL IT'S NOT JUST A SLOGAN  OUR WAY OF DOUG BUSMES&  The management & staff at  the southern system. The Inuit  are trying to find a way to create  their own system after ours has  already been established. It's  hard to break it all down and  then have a vision about something completely different." ���  Janet Crosby, Langdale Elementary school teacher  Crosby, along with prinicipal  Ann Skelcher, has spent two  separate weeks at the Joamie  Elementary School in Iqaluit,  Northwest Territories. The experience with the northern education system was a real eye-opener for both women.  Just 40 years ago the Inuit  were living nomadically. Since  then, conditions on Baffin Island  have changed radically, in a  large part because of the construction of an American Air  Force Base.  "The Inuit have recognized  that before it's too late they need  to maintain their language and  culture," Skelcher said.  "Change came too fast and  the people who created that  change didn't have any thought  to what effect it would have on  the Native people," Crosby said.  Alcohol and drug abuse is prevalent in Iqaluit. "I think a lot of it  is just broken spirits from  change."  To attend high school,  teenagers have to move from  tiny hamlets thousands of miles  away. The residential school in  Iqaluit houses teens from as far  south as the southern tip of Hudson Bay and as far north as the  high Arctic.  "They are away from their  communities and their families.  There were three suicides within  a month last year at the school,"  Skelcher said.  While 80 per cent of the  Joamie School's students are  Inuit, only 20 per cent of the  staff is.  "We were trying to bring out  from the Inuit staff their visions,  images and values about  schools, learning and children,"  Skelcher said.  There is a high turnover of  staff at the school, and the two  women feel that because they  actually returned for a second  visit, they were trusted and  appreciated.  Skelcher and Crosby said  they learned more from the staff  and the experience than the staff  learned irom them.  "You get out of it so much  more than what you've brought  up there," Crosby said.  Crosby's class at Langdale  has also been enriched because  of their teacher's experience in  Iqaluit.  Iter class members are pen  pals with a class at the.Joamie  School. Crosby taught her students the Inuit written syllables  and each can draw their name.  The teacher shares stories of  life in the Arctic and her visits to  Iqaluit, and the class makes  murals and artwork in the Inuit  tradition.  Both women feel they did  help the school board la its goal  of establishing a vision for Ihe  future.  Skelcher said that at the end  of this year's week, "we handed  over to them the responsibility,  the ownership. The change and  the future are in their hands  5 YEARS AGO  Despite truly miserable conditions this year, S3 participants  showed up at the starting line for  the 12th annual April Fool's Day  Run.  The winner of the Coasl News  Challenge Cup this year was Jim  Verster of North Vancouver who  also won the cup in 1988.  The RCMP Drug Enforcement Branch in Vancouver  wrapped up a major 15-month  international drug investigation  known as Operation Deception.  In all, 33 people received 72  charges, 11 of whom were residents of Gibsons facing a total of  23 drug-related charges.  Three men died during the  investigation ��� including one in  Gibsons and one in Montreal,  and an RCMP officer died in Ihe  line of duty in Thailand.  In a letter to the editor from  Neil Vant, Minister of Transportation and Highways, he  states that "Mr. Gordon Wilson  indicated in the press that the  Gibsons bypass is not a priority.  The Gibsons bypass has been  and remains a priority on the list  of projects under consideration  and has been strongly advocated  by local MLA Harold Long.  Clearly Mr. Wilson's statement  was incorrect."  10 YEARS AGO  Provincial legislation ends the  lockout of workers at the Port  Mellon mill but the Canadian  Paperworkers Union promptly  changed ils locked-out signs for  on-strike signs, protesting the  legislation.  The new fire hall on North  Road, serving the West Howe  Sound Fire Protection District  and Gibsons, opened this week.  A NEWS STORY?  Call us at 886-2622  or 885-39301  , A special commemorative  service was held at St. Aidan's  Church in Roberts Creek in honour of long-time Roberts Creek  stalwart Miss Ena Harrold  Gibsons Building Supplies  opened its new outlet in Sechelt.  15YEARSAGO  Mr. and Mrs. CD. Hanson of  Gibsons and Mrs. E.M. Webb of  Soames Point are the winners in  the annual Sunnycrest Mall  Association contest. Mr. and  Mrs. Hanson won a trip to  Hawaii and Mrs. Webb a $500  shopping spree.  25 YEARSAGO  Wolfgang Buchorn, master  councillor of Mount Elphinstone  Chapter, Order of Demolay, presented a cheque to Mr. Dalton  Murphy, executive director of  Ihe BC Society for Retarded  Children.  Tlie presentation was made at  the Cedars Inn.  The RCMP are   checking  closely on anyone dumping  garbage in the waters of Howe  Sound or Gibsons Harbour.  35 YEARS AGO  A presentation of Maunder's  cantata, Olivet to Calvary, by  combined choirs of Gibsons and  Port Mellon, augmented by other  singers interested in choral work,  is a highlight of the musical history of the Sunshine Coast.  Michael M. Dane of the  Department of Slavonic Studies  al UBC addressed a local Kiwanis meeting on the subject of the ,  present Soviet educational system and proposed changes by  Krushchev and their implications.  45 YEARS AGO  Local firemen opposed a federal government plan to charge  for side wharfage in coastal  waters.  Pender Harbour has decided  to organize its own board of  trade.  4-4


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