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Teacher Newsmagazine   Volume 19, Number 5, March 2007  

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TRAVEL/VACATION

EAST COAST COTTAGES Beach House at the Cape, sleeps 10, 4 bd., 2 bath, sunroom, 2 sundecks, bbq, private, treed property. The Ocean Breeze Cottage, sleeps 5, 2 bd., 1 bath, wraparound deck, bbq. Both properties are next to each other and can be rented together, fresh seafood market nearby, beautiful sandy beaches. Centrally located along the NB coast, 1 hr. to PEI or NS. Wkly or mthly rates. Visit our website: www.seatosearentals.com Ph: 250-828-6280.

CHEMAINUS, Vancouver Island. Tide’s Inn, sleeps 2, gas fireplace, quiet with beautiful gardens. Enjoy kayaking, golfing, beautiful beaches and Salt Spring Ferry nearby. Wkly and mthly rates. Visit our web site: www.seatosearentals.com, Ph: 250-828-6280.

Old PUERTO VALLARTA large 1 bd. condo, 2 blks from Los Muertos Beach, 604-879-7673, www.vrbo.com/56182, casaescapa@shaw.ca  

QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS/HAIDA GWAII Fabulous "mothership" kayaking, wilderness adventure, unforgettable experiences. 1-888-559-8317, www.island.net/~archipel

WHISTLER Condo. Sleeps 4, views, close to village, all amen. 604-943-9423.

GRANADA, NICARAGUA. Discover this beautiful Spanish colonial city and little known country. B&B run by retired BC teacher. For information contact carolannrea@hotmail.com  

WHISTLER GETAWAY. Pinecrest Estates, 4-5 bd., 1.5 bath, 1400 sq.ft. cabin, sauna, deck with BBQ, fully-equip. kitchen, DW, WD, wood stove (wood provided). Seasonal rates. glush@shaw.ca or 604-936-3346.

BLACKCOMB Luxury 2 bd/loft, 3 bath, sleeps 8, ski-in, ski-out, 604-940-0156.

WHISTLER CREEK townhouse for rent. View of Alta Lake. 2 bath., 3 bd., sleeps 6. 604-535-3447.

WHISTLER 1 bd. condo (Whistler Creekside) sleeps 4, F/P, hot tub, swimming pool, sauna, kitchen fully equipped, u/ground parking, close to lift and stores. Call Jan or John at 604-530-0958.

SUN PEAKS RESORT Stone’s Throw, Unit 49, luxurious brand new condo, 2 bd/ 2 bath, sleeps 5, ski-in/ski-out, mountain views, private hot tub, F/P, bbq, 6 appliances, plasma TVs. All amenities. NS/NP. 1-800-585-8834, reservation code: Teacher

WHISTLER Village North, 2 bd. deluxe townhome. 604-531-6847, E-mail: hpjanzen@shaw.ca. View at www.whistlervacationhome.ca.

FRANCE. Ultimate vacations, privately owned, beautiful furn. 1 bd. central Paris. Provence lovely furn. house close to Avignon. Wkly/mthly. 604-738-1876, 604-298-3904, i_roland@hotmail.com, www.ultimateparis.com

KIHEI, MAUI. Large selection of fully equipped condos. Great beaches. Near shopping centre. Call Alf, 604-291-1751, F: 604-291-9773, kihei@telus.net.

KIHEI, MAUI. Privately owned, beautiful fully furn. 2 bd., 2 bath condo across from Kamaole beaches. Great complex, Great location. 250-598-6955, F: 250-598-6965.

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB Ski-in/ski-out, luxury condo, sleeps 5, pool, hot tubs, 3 night min. www.at-blackcomb.com, Sheila 604-929-6589.

FRANCE HOLIDAY RENTALS Medieval house/studio, 16C village, Montagnac, S France. 1/2 hr. Montpellier, 15 min. Med. sjevent@shaw.ca

WHISTLER Alta Lake, waterfront, 1 bd. condo, sleeps 4, 1km to village, FP, TV/ VCR/DVD. Summer/winter rates 604-298-2070.

WHISTLER condo, 2 bd. Sleep 6, Quiet family area, 10 min. to Village. All amenities, fireplace, jetted tub, etc. Rates from $100 to $225 per night. Depending on duration and season. Ron 604-988-8231, rhsargent@shaw.ca  

SUN PEAKS new chalet, mountain views, 3 bd. +den, additional 2 bd. suite avail., fully equipped, hot tub, BBQ, ski-in, 400 m to lifts. Call 1-604-864-0139.

WHISTLER 3 bd. chalet, sleeps 6, all amenities, call John 604-987-7619.

SILVERSTAR 2 bdrm. deluxe accommodation, call 250-549-1536 for best prices. www.silverstarski.ca

SAN JOSE DEL CABO 1 bd. condo for rent. On golf course. 5 min. walk to beach. ejones59@shaw.ca

www.retire2mexico.info

DISCOVER RURAL FRANCE ON TWO WHEELS with easy going routes that meander through France’s scenic landscapes. There is little traffic so that the most inexperienced cyclist can pedal at a carefree pace. The accommodation is farmhouse style with regional cuisine and local wines. Guided by the unbound enthusiasm of a Francophile teacher, explore enchanting chateaux in the Loire; prehistoric treasures in the Dordogne; or the rolling vineyards of Burgundy. Panorama Travel www.francebydesign.ca, 1-888-703-0163, info@travellers-tale.com, BC reg 2683.

GABRIOLA ISLAND BC. 2 bdrm., private, fully equipped, starting $850/mo. or $450/wk. 250-247-9883, www.gabiolacottage.netfirms.com, email: boysen@shaw.ca

GULF ISLANDS. Deluxe waterfront cottage, 1 bd./sleeps 4, winter and summer rates, www.ainsliepointcottage.com, call Alma 250-629-3008.

SOUTH OF FRANCE Teacher-owned holiday rental. Sunny, affordable, 4 bdrm, 2 bath villa in Limoux, Languedoc. Great for sharing. Keith Digby 250-743-2439, digbyk@shaw.ca, www.southoffrancerental.com

SOUTH OF FRANCE painting/sketching experience. We will host you in the Languedoc and guide you to beautiful and interesting subjects: Medieval towns, castles, mountains, flamingo lakes, vineyards. Join a small group, or create your own! For full details see www.southoffrancerental.com click on "Creative Holidays." Contact Keith Digby 250-743-2439 or digbyk@shaw.ca

LAKE TAHOE August 5-11, 2007. South Lake Tahoe Embassy Vacation Resort studio suite. Contact 604-464-1788 or stan_wylie@telus.net

PENTICTON Walk to the beach. 3 +1 bdrm. house with fenced private yard, BBQ, hot tub, available July 22-Sept 1. Weekly or monthly. Call 250-488-2214.

HOUSTON Vacation in Houston, Texas. 3 bdrm. 3 bath furnished house, sun room, tropical yard. Available May 1-Oct. 31. Wkly/mthly rates. Ph: 250-434-4143.

PENTICTON roomy townhouse overlooking lake, 45 min. to Apex and Nickel Plate Nordic Ski Center. Adults, N/S, N/P. 1 week during Spring Break. $450. travels123@hotmail.com

HORNBY ISLAND vacation book early. "Arthurs House" sleeps 5-8, $1200/wk. comfortable home, sunny location, close to beach, full kitchen, lawn, trees. "Arthurs Cottage" sleeps 2-5, $600/wk. davidcloud@hornbyisland.com

SUNSHINE COAST. Beach house near Powell River. Sleeps 10, 4 bd., 2 bath, sundeck, half acre waterfront property. Quiet bay, excellent for hiking, fishing, kayaking, golfing. 604-464-9925 or email kross@sd43.bc.ca

DEEP BAY Waterfront 2 bd. cottage, Vancouver Island, overlooking Denman, Hornby Islands. Relaxing private. Sleeps 4-6 people, N/S, N/P. Avail. June to Sept. 604-939-0121 or chuck_denison@telus.net

CULTUS LAKE. Enjoy a holiday at beautiful Cultus Lake. Deluxe waterfront accommodation is offered at reasonable rates. Phone 604-316-1235.

KELOWNA lakeview executive home near Summerhill Winery. Avail. May 31 to June 30. $2500. 2 large bedrooms plus hideabed. Large enclosed sunroom. 2 resident cata. N/S. Contact nlongman@telus.net, 250-764-7856.

ARIZONA sunny, relaxing, fully furn. home. Lovely citrus trees, cactus landscaping. Quiet outside covered eating area. Private community, indoor/outdoor pools, golf, recreation. $625/wk., $2200/mo. available March. 250-539-3662, 360-584-0834, arizonasuny@yahoo.com

FRANCE Southwest, Medieval village house, sleeps 6, fully equipped, 45 min. Montpellier, www.swanshouseinfrance.com

QUALICUM BEACH 1200 sq.ft. townhouse, 2 bd., 1.5 bath. 1 short block from the ocean, close to stores, village, restaurants, and more. Sleeps 4-6 people. Weekly and monthly rates for July and Aug. 250-752-7114.

SUNSHINE COAST Waterfront cottage, sleeps 4, F/P, W/D, accessible. View at www.bbsunshinecoast.com/lodging/?action=view&lid=163, full kitchen, hiking, parks nearby. 604-885-0651, fjbishop@gmail.com

FOR RENT/EXCHANGE

VANCOUVER Clean, bright, quiet, centrally located condos at Robson & Bute. 1 bd. $95/ single. Daily/weekly/monthly rates. 604-608-4268, dbemc@hotmail.com

COURTENAY Cozy 3 bd., fully furnished house in the heart of downtown Courtenay. Close to all amenities, just blocks to the beautiful Puntledge River and 25 min. to Mt. Washington. Nightly (3 night min.) and weekly rates available. Contact: accommodations_ garlandguesthouse@yahoo.ca

HOUSE SWAP Fernie BC and Lower Mainland. Family of 4. Dates Negotiable. Contact 250-423-3577 or e-mail at tdmlewis@telus.net

VANCOUVER Lovely 1 bdrm above ground basement suite, Killarney South area. $700/mo. incl. heat, cable, lights. Contact Dino 604-464-1046 after 11am.

NORTH VANCOUVER Immaculate water-view condo available April 18—May 23. $1500. 2 bdrm, 2 bath. nonverity@yahoo.ca

Experienced HOUSESITTER available for Victoria or Saanich, N/S, 1 wk. at Spring Break, care for plants and pets, references. travels123@hotmail.com

VICTORIA. 1 bd. apt, fully furn. avail. May 1—Aug. 31. Bright, spacious, clean, large balcony, quiet, well-maintained building. New pool and hot tub; fitness room, secured entry, parking, laundry room and storage. Cable, wireless internet, all util. included; DVD player, large TV, full kitchen, etc. Convenient location on direct bus routes to UVic and Downtown, min. to UVic and downtown. $1100/mo. E-mail: oldfield@uvic.ca for more info and photos.

VANCOUVER near Kits beach, 1 bdrm. $300/wk. all included. Available mid-May to mid-July. Call 604-737-7181 or e-mail: daphnoucho@hotmail.com

MISCELLANEOUS

MASTER OF EDUCATION (Special Education) by coursework offered by Flinders University in S. Australia is recognized by the B.C. TQS. Degree available entirely in distance mode. Apply now for commencement of study semester one (late February) or semester two (late July). More information at: ehlt.flinders.edu.au/northamerica or from the program co-ordinator, Bernice.Burnip@flinders.edu.au

VARIETY—THE CHILDREN’S CHARITY Working with children is your special passion. Leaving a legacy in your will for BC’s special kids will be your gift of a lifetime. There are estate planning benefits too. Contact Peter Chipman to confirm. Toll free 1-800-381-2040, direct 604-268-3887 or email peter.chipman@variety.bc.ca

RETIRING? Do it right—get the book Transition to Retirement. It’s not about finances, it’s about you! www.pacificedgepublishing.com

MORTGAGES. Let a former teacher and now AMP (Accredited Mortgage Professional) find the best financing for all your mortgage financing needs. 604-329-3943 www.VancouverMortgages.ca.

DIRECTOR REQUIRED. The Scottish Rite Freemasons of Canada will open their fourth Canadian, non-profit, Children’s Learning Centre, in Vancouver B.C. in September, 2008. The Centre will use the Orton-Gillingham approach to tutor children with dyslexia. A volunteer Director is required to oversee the operation of the Centre and the volunteer tutors. Please send a resume to The Scottish Rite,1495 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver B.C. V6H 1C9, marked "Learning Centre" or call 604-736-3936 for further information.

 

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