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Teacher Newsmagazine Volume 19, Number 2, October 2006

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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

CHEMAINUS, Vancouver Island. Tide’s Inn, sleeps 2, gas F/P, Tide’s Table, sleeps 5, quiet with beautiful gardens, both properties have panoramic ocean views, covered decks and are beautifully decorated. Enjoy kayaking, golfing, beautiful beaches and Salt Spring Ferry nearby. Wkly and mthly rates. Visit our website: www.seatosearentals.com

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

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. View at www.whistlervacation home.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.

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

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.

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

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

SNOWBIRD IN VICTORIA Feb.–Mar. Character bungalow in Victoria’s best residential area. 2 bd., den, 2 bath. $1600/mo. includes all utilities. 250-595-7606. www. jsexton.blogspot.com

CULTUS LAKE Enjoy a wonderful autumn or winter holiday at heautiful Cultus Lake. Very reasonable rates for deluxe waterfront accommodation suitable for 2 adults. Phone 604-316-1235.

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 604-864-0139.

MEXICO. Oceanfront condo in Bucerias. 20 min, north of Puerto Vallarta airport. 2 bd., 2 bath, sleeps 5 or 6, 3rd fl. with elevator, handicap friendly. Has Star Choice and high speed internet. Call 250-697-6273 or gwwood-linda@ hotmail.com.

FOR RENT

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

RESOURCES

KOZMIC VISUAL CONNECTIONS visual boards, charts, guides, kits, picture cues, and routines for children and adults who require visual supports to enhance their daily life. These products may be of particular interest for special education teachers or teaching assistants. Web site at http://members. shaw.ca/kvcweb/default.htm, e-mail kozmicvc@shaw.ca, or call 306-978-3362.

BC-WIDE CUBA STUDENT TOUR A 10-day tour program led by BCTF educators. The tour is open to all BC high school students over spring break 2007. Program focus is music, dance, culture and volunteerism. We encourage teachers to invite your students to join this program. Travel dates: Thr 15 Mar - Sat 24 Mar 2006. See www.hellocuba.ca/bc for itinerary and costs.

ORGANIZE A STUDENT CUBA TOUR Cuba is the preferred choice for educators seeking culturally rewarding study abroad experiences for their students. It is safe and economical. Your students return having enjoyed an experience-of-a-lifetime. As a result they become more engaged academically and civically. Our notforprofit organization assists teachers with every step of planning and organization. Teacher leaders travel free. See our website at www.hellocuba.ca

TERRY FOX RUN IN CUBA Students go to Cuba from Fri 16 Mar–Fri 23 Mar, 2007 (spring break). Join cuban youth in the world’s largest Terry Fox run after Canada. Participate in sporting events, visit Cuba’s cultural venues and historic sites for one week. Educators: please announce to your students, and teachers are welcome too! For more info, see www.hellocuba.ca/fox.

VENEZUELA FOR STUDENTS Cuba Education Tours offers short-term study abroad programs for BC high school students to Venezuela. See programs at www.hellovenezuela.ca

SOUND PARTNERS, Cambium Learning program for 1:1 word attack, word identification and spelling Grades 1-2 and Intervention 2-3. Scripted for teacher assistant implementation. Complete published new set with guides, sound cards, and decodable readers. $359 value for half price $179 including delivery. Call 604-825-2111.

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

SEARCH ASSOCIATES International Job Fair, Toronto, Feb. 2-4, where over 50 schools from around the world will be recruiting teachers for the upcoming school year. Workshop for interested teachers will be held in Vancouver November 12. For more information, contact Ray Sparks, raysparks@eastlink.ca or visit our web site www.search associates.com

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

CERTIFIED TEACHERS needed for in-home tutoring (all subjects and grades) 604-439-1790, www.schooliseasy.com

FOR SALE Lovely country estate with 2 homes on 20 acres. 10 min. to Parksville and Qualicum Beach. Main residence 3200 sq.ft. with in-law 1 bd. suite. Economical heat pump. Panoramic mountain views. Established garden area for your vegetables, flowers and fruit. Second home provides steady rental income. Pasture for horses or hobby farm and forested areas. $895,000. Contact Neil Callander 1-250-248-6587, e-mail randall@mala.bc.ca

NEED A NEW OR NEWER VEHICLE? I would like to assist you. I make vehicle shopping easy, while 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. Save yourself time and mone; check our web site and give me a call. Bill Sloan, Vehicle gent, Prime Source Lease Group, 250-412-7970, Email: bsloan@shaw.ca, Web site www.pslease.com

MOSCROP SECONDARY SCHOOL in Burnaby invites all 1956-2006 students and staff, to a 50-year Reunion–Open House, Saturday, October 21, 2006 from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

WANTED: Volunteer educators with friendly pets needed for BC SPCA school presentations. If you are interested please contact your local shelter or in the Lower Mainland call Paula Neuman 604-647-5505 or pneuman@spca.bc.ca

ESL TEACHER WANTED for winter ESL camp, (a.m. or p.m.) part-time teaching positions open for retired or TOCs, Mon-Fri, Dec06-Jan07 in Burnaby or vicinity. $17-$25/hour. Send resume to nick@jinnyenglish. com immediately.


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