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Teacher Newsmagazine Volume 18, Number 4, January/February 2006

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For classified advertising information, contact Kathleen Smith at newsmag@bctf.ca


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

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/

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

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

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

HORNBY ISLAND summer vacation, book early. Arthurs House, sleeps 5-8, $1100/wk. Arthurs Cottage sleeps 2-5, $550/wk. comfortable home, sunny location, close to beach, full kitchen, lawn, trees. davidcloud@hornbyisland.com, 250-335-0245.

SAILING CHARTER, Barebones, July, 27 1/2’ CAL, fully equipped, Nanoose, Vancouver Island, $700/wk. Experience necessary. 250-752-7372.

QUALICUM July rental, 2 bd. home, 1.5 acres, all amenities, fully furnished, $1000/mo. 250-752-7372.

SUNSHINE COAST Halfmoon Bay, waterfront cottage, fully equipped, sleeps 4. F/P, BBQ, W/D, 604-885-0651, e-mail: fjbishop@gmail.com

BIG WHITE condo for rent. Sleeps 7. Fully equipped. Ski in/out. good location. 250-762-9417.

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.ca or 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.

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+, alij@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 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, 3 bd. chalet, sleeps 6, all amenities, $200/night. Call John 604-987-7619.

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.

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.

MAUI, KIHEI fully furn. 1 bd. 5 star beachfront condo. Sleeps 4, March 10-17, $950, regularly $1800. 250-675-4742, bdbutcher@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.

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, http://mypage.uniserve.ca/~iroland

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

DISCOVER RURAL FRANCE on two wheels! Explore the magnificent Loire or the flavours of Burgundy as you cycle through fields of sunflowers, past historic chateaux and picturesque villages. You are guided by the unbound enthusiasm of a Francophile teacher. 10-day tours depart for the Loire: July 4 and July 13, July 27 for Burgundy. www.travellers-tale.com, e-mail: info@travellers-tale.com. Panorama Travel 1-888-703-0163, BC Reg#2683.

www.greatspots.com List your recreation property for rent or find a Great Vacation Spot for yourself. Locally owned and operated, we’ve been in business since 1989 and have over 120 beautiful properties to choose from.

CULTUS LAKE Furnished, 2 bd., recreational trailer, swimming pool/hot tub/golf, 5 min. walk, Cultus Lake. Seasonal rates. April & November. 604-591-6065, www.stayatcultuslake.com


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 newly renovated furnished studio apt. for rent in West End, 3 blks from Stanley Park & English Bay. Daily, weekly rates (min. 2 nights). $75/night, $500/wk. Contact 250-447-6393.

WHITE ROCK fantastic ocean view from all rooms. 2 blks from beach, completely remodeled 1000 sq.ft., 2 bd. apt, very quiet area, top floor, huge balcony, fully furn. Available August 2006 for 2 yr. lease, $1300/mo., plus utilities. No kids or pets. Applicants must be over 45. Contact Richard at 604-536-3889 or e-mail at rdb333@yahoo.ca

WANTED TO RENT Vancouver, furnished accommodation with off-street parking for July & August. Retired couple, local references, 623-975-9351, bally1@yahoo.com

RETIRE IN QUALICUM BEACH Lovely 2 bd., 2 bath condo. Insuite laundry, close to village and beach, many extras. Move-in condition. Call 250-752-6192.



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.


604-461-5511, Port Moody, www.veraciswellness.com

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

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.

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

CHINA NEEDS YOU! Teach conversational English to language teachers in China with the Amity Foundation, July 3-31, 2006. No teaching experience is required. All program materials and orientation provided. For more information, contact Ms. Ruhong Liu, Education Division Director, 71 Han Kou Road Nanjing, Jiangsu, 210008, P.R. China. E-mail: liuruhong@amityfoundation.org or check the web site www.amityfoundation.org

NEED A NEW OR NEWER VEHICLE? I make vehicle shopping easy, saving you time and money on a Sale, Lease or Purchase. With a background in education I can listen and understand what is important to you. Check our NEW web site and email or give me a call. Bill Sloan, Vehicle Agent, Prime Source Lease Group, 250-412-7970, Email: ws@pslease.com, www.pslease.com

TEACHER EXCHANGE. Hobart, Tasmania. I am seeking a 1-year teacher exchange to Vancouver for 2007. I teach English, History, and French at Newtown High (boys), an excellent school. Would you like to spend a year in a beautiful city? kate.black@education.tas.gov.au

P.D. at SEA Professional Development for Teachers and Administrators on a luxurious cruise ship. April 16-23, 2006. For more information, contact Bousquet Consultants, www.authenticeducation. info or phone us at 306-229-0810.

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