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Teacher Newsmagazine Volume 18, Number 3, November/December 2005

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TRAVEL/VACATION

LADYSMITH WEEKEND GETAWAY! Vancouver Island, beautiful beach & kayaks included. Perfect location for craft retreats. Robin Smith 250-245-3777. www.members.shaw.ca/merrywidowsbeach

SILVER STAR mountain chalets and suites. Luxurious ski in/out accommodation. Private hot tubs, fully equipped kitchens, gas F/P. Avail. year round www.alpinechaletrental.com or pmmunroe@shaw.ca

GABRIOLA ISLAND winter rental. 5 acre tranquil hideaway, 1900 sq.ft., fully furn. & equipped, phone, cable, high speed internet, gas F/P, hydro, studio, hot tub, workshop. Available Oct.20–Mar.10/06, all amenities nearby. $1000/mo. all incl. 250-247-9842 or e-mail alexclarkson@shaw.ca

TOFINO Newly renovated & furn. 2 bd. home across the road from Chesterman Beach. For information, call 250-726-5195 or look us up at www.tofinoresorts.ca

QUALICUM BEACH Dandelion Cottage offers 1 bd., full kitchen, cozy & comfortable private suite. A great getaway, close to the beach in summer, skiing in winter. Very affordable. Ph: 250-752-5127 or www.geocities.com/dandelioncottageca/

HERITAGE HOME Beautiful garden suite in heritage home of Powell River Historic Townsite. Promotional rates. Visit www.asuitevacation.com, or call 604-414-0004.

SHUSWAP, Eagle Bay. Affordable summer suite respite. Sleeps 4. BBQ, moorage, beach, N/S, N/P, morningstarfarms@telus.net

ROBERTS CREEK. Sunshine Coast, spacious country home, surrounded by large cedar/fir trees and close to all local services, trails, beach, restaurant and shops. Wood heated sunken lounge, 2 kitchens/bathrms, 3 bd. can sleep 14. Hot tub. Available w/c Dec. 5 ($1100), Dec 12 ($1300), Dec 19 ($1500) www.upthecreek.ca, 1-877-885-8100.

GABRIOLA ISLAND BC, 2 bd., private, fully equipped, starting $760/mo. or $425/wk. 250-247-9883, www.gabriola cottage.netfirms.com, boysen@shaw.ca.

GULF ISLANDS RETREAT Thetis Island home on 10 acres, fully furnished with beautiful ocean view. Available Jan/Feb/May 2006. $250/wk. (stairs, no kids, N/P, N/S) yoyo@seaside.net

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

WHISTLER GETAWAY. Pinecrest Estates, 5 bd., 1400 sq.ft. cabin, sauna, deck with BBQ, fully-equip. kitchen, DW, WD, wood stove (wood provided). Rates from $175/nt. (seasonal) glush@shaw.caor 604-936-3346.

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

WHISTLER Village North, 2 bd. deluxe townhome. 604-531-6847. View at www.whistlervacationhome.ca.

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

SKI WHISTLER BLACKCOMB luxury condo sleeps 4 or 5, pool, hot tubs, ski in/out. Book early! www.at-blackcomb.com 604-929-6589

WHISTLER ON THE LAKE 1 bd. newly renovated Tuscan style condo right on the lake. Swim in summer, skate in winter, 3 min. drive to village. Sleeps 4, fully stocked. Call Carol, cell: 604-209-7220.

WHISTLER Deluxe 1 bd., village, 2.5/ bed, Creekside, rates $69+, salij@shaw.ca

WHISTLER Townhouse, sleeps 8, fully equip. 604-985-7669 or Gary 604-669-7212.

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

WHISTLER CREEK Spacious, fully equipped 1 bd. and den condo. Sleeps 4 in privacy and comfort. Available year-round. Excellent mid-week rates for ski season, possibly shared arrangement. 604-222-1022.

WHISTLER condo, fully equipped, Creekside, sleeps 4-6. Reserve early for Xmas holidays. Reasonable rates. 604-802-4899 or ddunn@richmond.sd38.bc.ca

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.

WHISTLER Alpine Meadows, 3 bd. chalet, sleeps 6, fully equipped, airtight stove, near Meadow Park Arena. Call John 604-987-7619.

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS Whistler condo, 2 bd. (sleeps 6), all amenities, quiet family area, 10 min. to village, $250/night, 3 night min. 604-988-8231.

EAST COAST COTTAGES. 2 bd./ 1 bath sleeps 5 and/or 4 bd., 2 bath, sleeps 8. Great beach, centrally located in New Brunswick, 1 hr to PEI, 2 hrs to Halifax, e-mail cglass1@shaw.ca, 250-828-6280.

BELLINGHAM WEEKEND Getaway/Ski Mt. Baker. Comfortable cottage on a lake. Available nightly (min. 2 nights) $75 US a night. Sleeps 6, full kitchen, bath with shower. 604-596-0631, email kathryngb@hotmail.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.

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.

SPRING BREAK Kona, Hawaii, 5 star oceanview resort. Spectacular! $950. sbava@sd73.bc.ca

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

BUCERIAS MEXICO Privately owned, beautiful fully furn. new 2 bd., 2 bath house. Two blks to fantastic beach. Rooftop palapa with panoramic view, weekly & monthly rates. 250-748-4883, email cindyharvey@telus.net

PUERTO VALLARTA Beautiful, large, 2 bd. furn. condo, downtown, 3 blks from the Malecon (beach). Reasonable wkly rates, N/S, dbemc@hotmail.com, 604-608-4268.

MEXICO 2 bd. suite, sleeps 4. Ten minute walk to beach. www.casaserena.net

MEXICO Beautiful Sayulita, 35 min. north of Puerto Vallarta airport. 3 bd. house, 2 blks from beach, 1 blk. to town center. Ideal for families, small groups. Regular rate $450 US/wk. http://sayulitarent.freespaces.com or email bnapoloni@yahoo.ca

MEXICO Perfect teacher’s Christmas holiday. Mayan Palace Acapulco. Gold Crown Resort! 1 bd. ocean suites, 4-6 people. Dec 16-23/Dec 23-30. $900/$1100. Call now! Best offer, 604-813-4901.

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

FRANCE, FRANCE 2006 holiday rental. Renovated 2 bd. houses in ancient vineyard village SW France. Great walking, cycling, food, wine. C$790/C$940 week per family unit. Email mjcapper@hotmail.com, visit www.users.bigpond.com/scapper/france

MISCELLANEOUS

MASTER OF EDUCATION (Special Education) by coursework offered by Flinders University in S. Australia is recognized by the B.C. Teacher Qualification Service. The degree is available entirely in distance mode. Applications are invited now for commencement of study in 2006. More information at: http://ehlt.flinders.edu.au/northamerica or from the program co-ordinator, Bernice.Burnip@flinders.edu.au

USE YOUR MOUSE to find your house! www.carollivingstone. com, Victoria, Sooke or Sidney. Thinking of buying or selling, click on Victoria’s top real estate web site, free reports and MLS listings with full addresses. Call Carol and discover how to save with her teacher’s discount. Carol Livingstone, B.Ed. Re/Max Camosun, carol@carolliving stone.com, toll free 1-800-663-2121 or 250-744-3301.

SPIRIT MEDITATION CLASSES 604-461-5511, Port Moody, www.veraciswellness.com

CANADIAN TEACHERS OVERSEAS Building bridges through education and travel. Contact: Carol Baird-Krul @ 250-247-0077, cbairdkrul@shaw.ca. Experienced overseas educator, proven placement advisor.

FIND A TUTOR web site. Designed for tutors looking for clients and parents/ students looking for tutors. Free 2 month trial for tutors wishing to advertise. www.findAtutor.ca

SEARCH ASSOCIATES International Job Fare Toronto, Feb. 6-8 where over 50 schools from around the world will be recruiting teachers for the upcoming school year. For more information contact Ray Sparks, raysparks@eastlink.ca or visit our web site www.searchassociates.com

SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATORS. Easter Seal Camps of BC are looking for experienced special needs educators to co-ordinate our summer camps for children with disabilities. Information available at our web site: www.lionsbc.ca or send C.V. and cover letter to camp@lionsbc.ca.

FOR SALE–COMOX VALLEY acreage. 10.5 acres riverfront pastureland. Beautiful private location, 15 min. to town. $425,000. Call 250-337-5212. www.bcislandhomes.com/winnroad

FOR SALE–OSOYOOS New waterfront townhouse, 1200 sq.ft, 2 bd., 2 bath, rancher. Rec centre, pool, hot tub, lots of upgrades, $375,000. incl. gst. 604-943-6682.

REMOVE STRESSFUL ENERGY that may be draining you! The Ancient Science and Art of Pranic Healing. Level 1 course. Nov. 26&27. Call 604-813-4901 or email pranichealing@telus.net to register or for future courses.

MAKE A DIFFERENCE in your students’ lives, www.howtomakea difference.com

RETIRING? Undecided about your Joint Life option? Order Choosing the Right Options, a straightforward guide/workbook for selecting the best option for your situation–$15. Interactive Excel CD version– $30. Mail: Ken Smith, 5120 Ewart St., Burnaby, BC V5J 2W2 or BCTF Lesson Aids.

SIGN LANGUAGE trainer/facilitator for children and adults, 25 years experience with deaf adults and children and hearing populations. I will help children or adults with education/life skills or mentoring in sign language. Call 604-535-9026 for more info. 

FOR RENT

VANCOUVER Clean, bright, quiet, centrally located condos at Robson & Bute. 1 bd. $85/single. Daily/weekly/monthly rates. 604-608-4268, dbemc@hotmail.com.

VANCOUVER Attractive, well-maintained, furnished home in Dunbar/UBC, 2000. sq.ft., 2 bd. 2 1/2 bath, office, fam. rm, deck, enclosed yard. Available Jan. 1/06 to June 30/06 (flex) $2700/mo. local phone, internet, cable, util. included 604-290-3920, djngrant@axion.net

LANGLEY Large, beautiful, warm, Victorian home available Dec. 17 to Jan. 1. Very reasonable rent in exchange for loving cat care, email micasavictoriana@yahoo.ca

RESOURCES

RESOURCES Enhance your Kindergarten, ESL, FIrst Grade, Speech classes with Annie Ape: The Magic Bullet to Literacy and Alphasongs. Information at www.kindergarten-tips-and-skill-lessons.com, 604-850-6748, dewdneydragon@shaw.ca

RESOURCES Excellent elementary Math and Language Arts (K-8) resources for sale by former tutor with Teacher’s Tutoring Service. Laura 604-467-2685.

YOUR BLUEPRINT FOR "WILD" CLASSES Teach your children about Burns Bog. Book a tour! Buy a book! Buy a video! For rates and prices contact: Burns Bog Conservation Society, 604-572-0373 or 1-888-850-6264, www.burnsbog.org



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