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Teacher Newsmagazine Volume 17, Number 7, May/June 2005

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LONG BEACH. Furn. 2 bd. suite, sleeps 6. Pets okay. Near Ucluelet, 10 min. drive from Pacific Rim Park. 250-726-2311, www.island.net/~s-kayak

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, iroland@uniserve.com

GALIANO ISLAND. Warm hospitality in beautiful architect designed house, 3 bd., self-accom. or BnB. 250-539-9863, www.cedarplace.com/jasmine

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

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.

SUNSHINE COAST (Halfmoon Bay) cozy cedar cottage, sleeps 4-6, fantastic ocean view, F/P, BBQ. Call 604-885-7606 or www.blackberrycottagebc.com

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

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 KAMAOLE. Steps to Wailea and Kamaole Beach, fully equip. 1 bd., 2 baths, 2 pools, tennis, private garden. Suit 2 couples or family of 4. Owner rental. Evelyn 604-738-9295. tikkunyoga@shaw.ca

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.

WHISTLER Creekside townhouse for rent. Sleeps 8, 2 baths, view of Alpha Lake. 604-535-3447.

HOME AWAY FROM HOME Beautiful Lake Okanagan View Homes, available by the week. 250-494-0872.

BLACKCOMB Luxury 2 bd/loft, 3 bath, sleeps 7, ski-in, ski-out, 604-940-0156.

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.

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

QUADRA ISLAND W/F cottage rental, summer 2005. Also varied other accommodations. 1-800-661-9441.

GABRIOLA COTTAGE Private, 2 bd., sleeps 6, kitchen, yard, sandy beach access, ideal for young children, N/P, N/S, $775/ wk. 250-247-9883, e-mail boysen@shaw.ca, www.gabriolacottage.netfirms.com.

CYCLE FRANCE 7-day cycling tours of southwest France and Dordogne River valley. Visit prehistoric caves, Roman ruins, medieval castles. Linguistic and cultural immersion. Enthusiastic BC teacher is your guide. 4 tours in July and August 2005. Incl. all meals, visits, bicycles, 7 nights accom. in Roque-Gageac, France. More details at www.div3.ca or contact Jon at jcpreston@shaw.ca.

FRANCE FRANCE FRANCE Holiday rental. Renovated 2 bd. houses in ancient vineyard village, SW France. Great walking, cycling, food, wine. $630 CDN/wk. per family unit. E-mail: mjcapper@hotmail.com. Visit www.users.bigpond.com/scapper/france.

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

CRAB COVE B&B Pristine oceanfront property on Holberg Inlet; kayaking, hiking, fishing, bear, whale and boat tours. Art lessons on request. Mary Park: 250-949-8181, gmpark@island.net, www.bcbbonly.com

EDUCATORS B&B TRAVEL NETWORK $34 a night for 2! 6,000 B&B’s Worldwide. Educators hosting educators since 1986. "Great experience!" Jim and Avril #11744, Prince George, BC. See our complete membership directory and join online at www. educatorstravel.com. Write: Box 5279, Eugene, OR 97405 or call 800-377-3480. Fun, friends, and adventure with fellow educators!

SUNSHINE COAST Powell River. Fully furn. 2 bd. log house. W/D. Located behind owners house on walkon waterfront lot in beautiful sandy Douglas Bay. Quiet and peaceful. Pets welcome. Avail. June, July & Sept. $420/wk. Call Barb 604-487-0320.

SW FRANCE Charente, chambre d’hotes, peaceful countryside, wonderful for hiking/ cycling; located outside Aubeterre-sur-dronne, one of France’s "prettiest villages." Contact cotswold@coulter.plus.com

ENGLAND Cotswold Cottage: www.cotswoldholidaylets.co.uk

QUADRA ISLAND Hike, bike, kayak year-round on our beautiful west coast island. From cozy cabins in the woods to luxury waterfront homes. www.quadraislandvacation rentals.com, 1-800-435-2556.

SAVARY ISLAND 2 bd. deluxe waterview duplex, 100 level yards to sandy beach. N/P. Avail. June-Sept. from $500/wk. 250-248-9215. Web: www.vanislenet.net/savary

PARKSVILLE BAY WATERFRONT Private cabin: panoramic view, 1 blk to town. N/P. Avail. July/Aug. from $550/wk. 250-248-9215. Web: www.vanislenet.net/maxwell

SUNSHINE COAST 3 bd., 2 bath waterfront cottage, private, safe beach, close to Sechelt, biking/hiking, kayaking. Great getaway for families or singles. $700/wk. 604-932-5677, d&dunn@telus.net

DETOUR COLONIAL MEXICO Explore retirement opportunities in San Miguel in July. Celebrate the Day of the Dead in Oaxaca. Oct. 29—Nov. 4/05. Small groups and memorable experiences. www.detours.biz, 604-733-8242.

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

SALTSPRING waterfront home, 2300 sq.ft. fully equipped, 3 bd., $1200/wk. jmoliver@telus.net, 604-942-7321.

OKANAGAN-SHUSWAP VACATIONS Spacious travel and tent trailers available for rent. sunrvrentals.com, ph/fax 250-546-8921.

SUNDRENCHED VACATIONS in Provence France. Newly renovated, privately owned cottage in the heart of the French countryside. Secluded and yet near all amenities, approx. 40 km north of St. Tropez. Sleeps 6, wkly/mthly rates. 604-675-9878 or marjie23@hotmail.com.

SHUSWAP LAKE semi-waterfront trailer for weekly rent. July 4 through Sept. 11. Beach, dock, deck, BBQ. Sleeps 2 (4). Near golf course and boat marina. $400/wk. 604-536-8647.

UNESCO PRAGUE 1-2 wk. tour/paint/ photo/rent with Czechcanadian artist/ teacher/guide. Discover castles, vineyards, spas, breweries, caves, mines in July-Sept. 8 people max. Yearound rent central beautifully furn. 1 bd., sleeps 5, jacuzzi, balcony. 604-929-5414, www. laniportfolio.com, www.vetrovastudio.com

GABRIOLA ISLAND Furn. 1 bd. cottage. Rent by week or 1/2 week. Summer 2005, near ferry and beach. N/P. 250-247-9576.

SUNSHINE COAST waterfront cottage, fully equip., sleeps 4, F/P, BBQ, W/D, 604-885-1921, email: twolees@dccnet.com

WHISTLER RETREAT 4 bd. family cabin with great view in quiet Emerald Estates. Fully furn. and equip., min. from sports complex, 5 miles to village, reasonable rates. Call Mary 604-942-7071.

WHISTLER 2 condos on Alta Lake. Great family area, 10 min. from village N, swimming, cycling, golfing. 2 bd., 2 storey, sleeps 6, $100/nt., $600/wk. 1 bd., 2 storey, sleeps 4, $75/nt., $450/wk. Combination of these fully equipped condos possible. 2 nt. min. 604-988-8231, Fax 604-988-1022.

AT RESTAWHILE B&B in Surrey near Hwy1. Gracious home, park-like setting, pool, hot tub, 2 dble rooms, 1 single. Internet. Families welcome. Owner/operator retired teachers. Educator rates available. Visit us at www.atrestawhile.com or call 604-589-9679 or 604-857-9679.

WATERFRONT COTTAGES fabulous privately owned. Call GREAT SPOTS! 604-526-5900. www.greatspots.com

PARKSVILLE Rathtrevor Beach, ground floor, oceanfront condo, sandy beach, fully furn., spectacular views, golf, trails. 250-949-6702.

COMOX VALLEY Vancouver Island executive house on 1 wooded acre, July 9 to Aug. 30, walk to Crown Isle, 5 min. drive to downtown Comox. Utilities only in exchange for looking after blind cat and older dog, no children, no pets, 250-339-0362, e-mail: iwoolman@shaw.ca

COOMBS' HOLIDAY COUNTRY Enjoy Cameron Lake on Vancouver Island (enroute to Long Beach, Pacific Rim and adjacent to Parksville and Qualicum Beach). Comfortable fully-equipped cottages in forested retreat, sleep 6, sundecks with BBQ, overlooking sandy beach. Seasonal and specialty rates avail. 250-248-6655.

SHUSWAP LAKE vacation home rentals across road from beach/park. www. shuswapvacations.ca or 604-309-6102.

OKANAGAN cabin for rent close to lake, newly built, sleeps 8, fully equipped kitchen, deck. Inquire 250-550-3000.

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

SUMMERLAND log studio suite, close to beaches, self contained, queen log bed, sofa bed, tv, f/p, bbq, w/d, patio under grape arbor. $560/wk. Photos. pepperdines@ shaw.ca, 250-494-9809.

ADVENTURES FOR WOMEN ONLY in Wells Gray and Bowron Lakes Provincial parks. Renew! Retreat! Relax! www.go-outdoors.ca, 250-674-0204.

SHUSWAP LAKE waterfront retreat for 2-4. $700/wk. Washer/dryer. 250-835-4662

OKANAGAN LAKESIDE home by week, June to Oct. Large deck & dock. Phone 604-937-3095, e-mail c_jordan@shaw.ca

DETOUR COLONIAL MEXICO on your own SELF GUIDED tours to San Miguel, Guanajuato and Oaxaca. www.detours.biz, 604-733-8242.

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

OCEANFRONT HOME Parksville, BC. To view www.members.shaw.ca/qoughan, $1400/wk., monthly neg. 250-468-5243.

QUADRA ISLAND beautiful new studio cottage, kitchenette, bath, sleeps two. $65/nt. 250-285-3387, www3.telus.net/ aboveallcottage/

SUNSHINE COAST Pender Harbour. Clean, cozy 1 bd. oceanfront suite in heritage home. Good dock. Fishing, kayaking, hiking, Skookumchuck Rapids. N/S, N/P. $500/wk., $80/nt. Susan 604-467-3978, susanwalker@telus.net

GYRO BEACH Kelowna. Walk to lake, restaurants, shopping. Comfortable 2 bd. house. Yard, patio, pet friendly. N/S. July/Aug. $1200/wk. Longer stay discounts. Max. occupancy four. 250-869-0955. kr_431@hotmail.com

PALM BEACH Powell River. Fully furn. home on walk-on sandy beach. 2 bd. and den. July/Aug. $200/nt., May/June/Sept. $175/nt. W/D, F/P, N/S, N/P. spiderfly222@hotmail. com or 604-464-0190 for details.

SUNSHINE COAST S. of Lund, waterfront, 3 bd. furn. home, avail. July 4-11, 11-18, Aug. 29-Sept. 5. $800/wk. 250-338-1947. http://members.shaw.ca/kennedy-macneill/

CULTUS LAKE 3 bd. cottage, 150 ft. to lake. N/P, N/S, avail. April-Aug. 31, $700/wk. or monthly neg. 604-464-2890 or delia_cooper@telus.net

MAYNE ISLAND Sunny retreat, 2 bd. & loft, fully equipped, N/S, 1 blk. from Dinner Bay Park. 604-264-1855 or 604-838-5995.

HORNBY ISLAND 2 bd. "Lakatoro" cabin, weekly rental, July/Aug. members.shaw.ca/ scombs/cabin.html

ROBERTS CREEK Beautiful waterfront heritage home. 4 bd. Close to restaurants, stores, sandy beach! Sleeps 8 to 10, BBQ, VCR/TV. Call 604-885-7775, smcgillivray@dccnet.com

MAYNE ISLAND suite. 5 min. walk to Japanese Gardens Dinner Bay Community Park. Large south facing veranda. N/S, N/P, 604-847-0807 or 250-539-3412.

TOFINO located on magnificant Clayoquot Sound, Cannery Retreat is an attractive, adult oriented, fully equipped 1 bd. loft condo with fireplace. Sleeps 4. Steps from restaurants, galleries, shops, kayaking, whale watching, wilderness photography, hiking, and more. N/S. N/P. Minimum 2 days. 1-888-492-6662 www.victoriabc.com/accom/cannery.html

SHUSWAP LAKE Cabin, sleeps 4-6, lakeview, wkly rental June-Sept. 604-525-9558.

LAKE ERROCH cozy cottage, 1.5 hr from Vancouver, 30 min. from Harrison. sleeps 4-6, golf, hike, fish nearby. 604-525-9558.

LEARN TO SAIL this summer. Special offer for teachers. Details on web site. http://users.koakonnect.com/erichameister

SUNSHINE COAST (Lower Gibsons). Large 3 bd., 3 bath., furn. home, view, min. to beaches. Avail. wkly or for July and/or Aug. Photos avail. 1-604-886-2417. gwalker@dccnet.com

FLY FISHING lessons & Wilderness Lodge Retreats, Fort St. James BC. Digital photography workshops, wildlife photography, canoeing and more. Great meals, private cabins and good fun. 3 hr. drive from Pr. George. Summer special $345 pp for 3 days. Call Frank 250-649-0340, www.wildtrout.ca

SUNSHINE COAST Gibsons, 2 bd. oceanview house avail. June-Sept. $400/wk. 250-803-1533. nicholson-credo@hotmail.com

KELOWNA basement room, kitchen & bath-room. Towels/linen provided. Clean, comfortable, outside entrance, Weekly rental, July-Aug. $150/wk. Mon.-Sun. Check in/out time 11:00 a.m. Ph/fax: 250-763-7918, e-mail: paritha@shaw.ca

MOON DANCE CABIN on Oyster Bay, Sunshine Coast, Restful, relaxing, romantic, waterfront. 3 day min., weekly rentals, www. moondancecabin.com, info@moondance cabin.com, Brent 604-841-5806.

PARKSVILLE 3 bd., totally equipped, near everything. N/P, Avail. July & Aug. 250-248-6910.

WHISTLER. Luxury condo, pool, hot tubs close to Lost Lake and village. Great summer deals. www.at-blackcomb.com, 604-929-6589.

PENDER ISLAND. Private, 2 bd. cottage, sleeps 6. New roof, skylights, paint. Near 3 beaches. $650/wk. rhyde@shaw.ca, 604-859-6740.

POWELL RIVER. Fully furn. cozy vacation home, W/D, D/W, canoe, mountain bikes. Located at Douglas Bay. Beautiful/safe/sandy beach. Daily/wkly/mthly rates. 604-414-3864 or sjepson@shaw.ca

PENDER ISLAND Cabin, comfy, reasonable, 05-09, 604-943-5325.

MAUI, S. KIHEI. Very large 1 bd., 2 bath, 2 lanais, private garden setting, beautifully furn. Pools and tennis. Easy walk to Kam. and Wailea beaches. 604-924-5076.

SALTSPRING ISLAND. "Ocean Cottage," 1 bd., waterfront on a beautiful beach, 5 min. from Ganges. Now available for longer stays. Compare a 2-week visit elsewhere on the island, with 1 month at Ocean Cottage. Set up a "home base" for summer, or share with family members. Fully furn. and equipped: $2,800/mo., 2 to 4 people. Call 250-537-5050, or e-mail oceancottage@saltspring.com

HEFFLEY LAKE Summer cabin. Good fishing and water play. 15 min. to SunPeaks, golfing and fine dining. Sleeps 6, hotwater, electric stove. Weekly and weekend rates. jfornelli@sd73.bc.ca

PENTICTON vacation home for rent July/Aug. 5 bd., 3 bath, hot tub, 5 min. to beaches, winery route, watersports. Educator rate $1500/wk. nadgav@yahoo.com, 250-770-3205.

DREAM OF A GULF ISLAND VACATION? Unwind in one of our private waterfront homes or forest cottages. 1-888-848-2231, www.globalhavens.com

SILVA BAY, GABRIOLA ISLAND waterfront 4 bd. home on 1 acre. 2 bath, fully equipped kitchen, 1500 sq.ft. deck, 70 ft. private wharf. Lots of islands to explore. 604-948-0070, cell 604-764-2033.

DENMAN ISLAND Share attractive beach cabin on alternate basis. 250-285-3790.

OSPREY LAKE Cozy home, 42 km. E of Princeton, 2 bd., 2 bath, all amenities, safe swimming, no speed boats, 3 min. walk to TransCanada Trail. 1 pet with permission. $650/wk., $100/nt., min. 2 nt. stay. Contact 604-438-9497, mgreiner@shaw.ca

WATERFRONT LOG CABIN Texada Island, hot tub, F/P, tv/vcr/dvd/stereo. 2 bd. (queen & single)+ loft (double). Max 6 persons. Beautiful sunsets, sandcastles and sea life. Hike, bike or golf. 10 BC Ferries daily. N/P, N/S, Sept—June $750/wk, July—Aug. 950/wk. 604-886-0548, www.sanddollarlogcabin. com, email: sanddollar@uniserve.com.

WANTED: LAKEFRONT CABIN Family of 4 would like to rent a BC Interior lakefront cabin or lot for 1 wk. before but not including the August long weekend. udwright@telus.net

SAKINAW LAKE Pender Harbour, waterfront cabin for rent by the week. July 1—8, Aug. 6—13, Aug. 13—20, Aug. 20—27. Further info call 604-988-0242.

MAYNE ISLAND New, architecturally designed, waterfront home avail. this summer. 3 bd. cottage or studio. Stunning view with secluded sandy beach. Lisa 604-584-5423, melalisa@shaw.ca

BIG ISLAND OF HAWAII 2-bd.condo. See www.vrbo.com/46259 for details.

VICTORIA GET-AWAY Nestled between downtown and Cook Street village, facing Beacon Hill Park. Fully equipped 1 bd. condo for the price of a motel room. 1 wk. min. www3.telus.net/victoriacondo/ or 250-385-6305.

PENTICTON new townouse, overlooks beach, park, 2 bd. all/part August. 250-490-3383, angelalewis51@hotmail.com


KITS CONDO 1 bd., condo near beach, fully furn., avail. immediately until July 31. 604-737-7181.

UVIC AREA Furn. room, private bath, shared kitchen, quiet. $450/mo. 250-721-4960.

KELOWNA 2 bd. fully furn. condo. Avail. May—Aug. 8 min. from North Campus, UBC Okanagan. Contact dingersdad@hotmail.com

KITSILANO HOUSE Avail. July 1—Nov. fully furn. 3 bd., den, 2 bath, W/D, D/W, 10 min. to UBC & downtown. Close to bus stop. $1400/ mo. 604-738-1876, iroland@uniserve.com

NEW WESTMINSTER house, 3 bd., 3 bath, close to SFU, skytrain, community, rec., pool, parks, shopping. Avail. July and Aug. 604-525-6731, drickbeil@hotmail.com

VICTORIA 4 bd., character house in Oak Bay. Avail. July 1—29. $1000/wk. (less $ for longer). 250-384-3499, want@shaw.ca

WANTED TO RENT house/condo in the Vernon area for 2-4 wks. (July 17-Aug. 13). Partially retired couple with grandkids, pet. Contact Sharon 250-564-3492 or Jeremy jeregreenfield@telus.net.

WHITE ROCK. Private 1 bd. fully furn. suite plus sofabed located right above W.R. pier. Steps to promenade and beach. $70/nt 604-542-9296, ggreveling@shaw.ca

NANAIMO North, furn. 3 bd. Sept. to Dec. 250-756-4054.

VANCOUVER newly renovated furn. studio apt. in West End. 3 blk. from Stanley Park and English Bay. May 1-June 30 (wkly rates) and July 1-Aug. 12 (summer sublet). 250-447-6393.

VICTORIA contemporary 3 bd., 2 bath, garden duplex. Excellent central location.

July 1—30. NS/NP. $1350. 250-592-4563.

CRESCENT BEACH cottage, South Surrey, Avail. Sept. 1/05 to June 30/06. 2 bd., large fenced yard, 2 blks from beach, N/S. $1100/mo. Ideal for young teachers! Susanna 604-853-5415.

BED & BREAKFAST Port Moody, water view, ensuite, on bus route, $40/day. 604-936-9806 (days), 604-469-1254 (after 8 pm)

VANCOUVER False Creek, 1 bd. fully equipped condo, hwd. floors, quiet, sublet July and Aug. Photos avail. 1-604-886-2417, gwalker@dccnet.com

PARKSVILLE 3 bd., 2 bath, immaculate house for rent. close to beach, shopping and schools. Avail. late Aug. or beginning Sept. $1000/mo. Phone 604-274-0902.

GABRIOLA ISLAND winter rental, 5 ac. tranquil hideaway,1900 sq.ft., fully furnished and equipped, telephone, cable, high speed internet, gas F/P, hydro, studio, hot-tub, workshop available Oct.20—Mar.10/06, $1,000/mo.-all-inclusive. 250-247-9842 or email alexclarkson@shaw.ca

SUMMER SUBLET Charming 1 bd. suite, heritage house, New Westminster, garden, near Skytrain/Douglas. July—Aug. $1200. 604-521-7599.

WANTED TO RENT 3 bd., 2 bath, house on Vancouver west-side for teacher/psychologist and family who are moving to Vancouver. Needed by Aug. 1. mgodfrey@sd23.bc.ca

VANCOUVER house for rent July—Aug. 2 bd., 2 bath, furnished, bright, clean, mountain view, desk, BBQ, hot tub, cable/TV/stereo/ internet, full kitchen, laundry, secure garage, near Skytrain, shopping, N/S, $1000/mo. Call Dominique 604-431-1809.

VANCOUVER cozy and quiet 1 bd. condo in Marpole. Easy access to buses. Furnished. Available in Aug. to mid-Sept. $600. 604-873-0397.

SUMMER EXCHANGE in Bulkley Valley. Teaching couple wish to exchange Smithers country home for a home near UVic. July 1—Aug. 15. Enjoy exceptional recreation opportunities. e-mail: nkendy@sd54.bc.ca

SUMMER SUBLET July 5—Aug. 26. Townhome, Langley, pool, hot tub, e-mail: cemac@shaw.ca

VANCOUVER 1 bd. furn. condo in Fairview Slopes, deck with stunning mountain/water view. Min. from VGH, transit, downtown, July 1—24. baritone@telus.net

VANCOUVER Main St./32nd Ave. 3 bd. house, near parks, community centres, pools, transit. Pictures available. July & Aug. $850/wk. e-mail: actkbc@yahoo.ca

VANCOUVER 2 bd. furnished condo, seawall, oceanview. July—Aug. $600/wk. $2000/mo. 604-632-9804.

WANTED Peterborough, ON teacher couple and Golden Retriever seek 2005-06 winter accom. in Victoria, BC. Willing to buy, rent, housesit or exchange. Contact Mike at 705-876-9078 or e-mail farfromhere@cogeco.ca

RICHMOND new 1 bd. condo for rent July—Aug. $1000/mo. 604-273-7775.

COMOX Oceanfront executive home. Private, quiet location looking across to the coastal range. Just move in everything included. 2400 sq.ft. Adults only, N/P. Avail. Aug., Sept., Oct. $1500/mo. 250-339-6484, e-mail: bruce6484@shaw.ca

VANCOUVER YALETOWN Fully furn. studio condo in heritage building available on a monthly basis. TV, cable, internet, parking included. Find yourself only steps away from restaurants, theatre, shopping, cycling, kayaking amd more. NS/NP. All inclusive rental package. Inquire sbishop@bctf.ca

KELOWNA 2 bd., furnished, lake view house for rent for summer months. $1500/mo. Incl. utilities, cleaning lady, gardner. 250-765-8417.

WANTED TO RENT Langley area condo/apt/ house by teacher’s family for July and Aug. Phone 250-368-5093 evenings.

N. BURNABY townhouse, Avail. mid Aug/05 to March 2006, fully furn., 2 bd., den, all appl., Close to SFU, bus, skytrain, 30 min. to downtown Vancouver. 604-420-8726, lejordan@shaw.ca

TEXADA ISLAND Waterfront house for rent. Call 250-344-2100.


SCIENCE ACTIVITIES for the visual learner. Designed for junior science and senior biology in BC. To order, phone 604-852-0923 or e-mail davidhague@ uniserve.com, www.visuallearner.ca

AWARD WINNING CHILDREN’S PERFORMERS ‘The Buddy System’ bring social responsibility curriculum to life with dynamic, fun school concerts. FREE CDs and activity books with booking. 604-215-2760 or info@buddy-system.org.

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.



MASTER OF SPECIAL EDUCATION by coursework offered by Flinders University of 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 2005. More information at: http://ehlt-online. flinders.edu.au/bc or from the program co-ordinator, Bernice.Burnip@ flinders.edu.au

www.findAtutor.ca Students looking for tutors, tutors looking for students. A comprehensive tutor listing service in Canada. Accepting listings from throughout BC. To advertise tutoring, or to search for a tutor, visit www.findAtutor.ca

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

CANADIAN TEACHERS OVERSEAS Short or long-term teaching in China and Korea? Contact: Carol Baird-Krul, 250-247-0077, cbairdkrul@shaw.ca. Experienced overseas educator, proven placement advisor.

FOR SALE Revolving pamphlet or paperback rack, on wheels. Great for classroom or library. $30. 604-270-7373 evenings.

USE YOUR MOUSE to find your house! Victoria, Sooke & Sidney. Thinking of buying or selling, click on Victoria’s top real estate website, free reports and MLS listings with full addresses at www.carollivingstone.com. Carol Livingstone, B.Ed., Re/Max Camosun, carol@carollivingstone.com, toll free 1-800-663-2121, 250-744-3301.

WHO SHOULD YOU TRUST with all of your real estate transactions? How about another teacher? Peter Adams, Sutton Group Seafair Realty. Serving the Lower Mainland. Special consideration given to BCTF members and their families. Please call 604-319-4378. padams@sutton.com

GET QUALIFIED IN PE. No formal training in the discipline? Starting Sept. 2005, learn part-time over 2 years, with a manageable schedule designed for working teachers. Call Brian Storey 604-527-5512, storeyb@ douglas.bc.ca, www.douglas.bc.ca/ pespecialist.

DRAMAWORKS 2005 Theatre Alberta hosts a variety of theatre workshops designed to collectively engage educators, amateurs, and professionals! Workshops in curriculum, collective creation, acting, directing, choreography, sound and prop design, and more. Weekend and week-long formats running July 8-17, 2005, at The Citadel Theatre, Edmonton.  Early bird pricing available until June 3. Visit theatrealberta.com or call 780-422-8162.

RETIRING? Are you under 55? Do you really know all your options? For more information on your retirement, call Ralph 1-866-381-6867 or visit www.pensionparadigm.com

CRUISE AND TEACH Do you use a digital camera, are you computer savvy, do you like to travel? We are looking for retired couples and singles who want to volunteer to teach classes onboard a Cruise Line for 4 to 6 weeks, 2 to 3 times a year. If you are interested, e-mail Linda@highseasCS.com

GOLD RIVER REUNION Did you teach in Gold River? Come to our reunion August 27, 2005. Contact Julia Davies 250-283-2670, cleann@telus.net

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