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Teacher Newsmagazine Volume 19, Number 3, Nov./Dec. 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 Ph: 250-838-6280.

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.seato searentals.com, Ph: 250-838-6280.

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.

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, hpjanzen@shaw.ca. 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.

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

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 condo, book now for Xmas. Sleeps 4-6, all amen. 604-802-4899.

QUALICUM BEACH large, clean, close to beach, 2 bd. Aug. 14/07 to Aug. 28/07. Exchange with Penticton for Ironman. vicki.lundine@ sd72.bc.ca, 250-923-4135.

WHISTLER Creekside, monthly rates for ski season. Small studio: Feb/ March $2,300; April $900. Large studio: Dec. $2,300; April $1,600. One bd. suite: Dec. $2,700; April $1,900. All units fully furn. and include ll utilities. NS/NP. 604-988-6600 or 1-800-792-2089 or www.geocities.com/ whistercondo mgmt.

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

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.franceby design.ca, 1-888-703-0163, info@travellers-tale.com, BC reg 2683.

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

FRANCE FRANCE 2007 Holiday rental well renovated stone houses in ancient vineyard village, SW France, great walking, cycling, food, wine. C$680/C$810 week per family unit. E-mail mjcapper@ hotmail. com, web site www.our houseinfrance.com.au

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

OKANAGAN Osoyoos lakeview cherry orchard, private house rental. Weekly in summer, long term out of season. www.lakeview cherryorchard.com or call Carol 604-209-7220.

VILLAGE HOUSE in South-West France. 4 bd. fully furnished stone house with enclosed terrace in historic bastide town. Weekly or monthly rentals. Web site: www.4rueduloup.com

GABRIOLA ISLAND BC. 2 bd., 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

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

VANCOUVER Furnished studio in West End, 3 blks from English Bay and Stanley Park. $80/day, $500/wk. 250-447-6393.

NORTH VANCOUVER 3 bd. house available Jan. 1 to July 31/07. Family is travelling in Asia. Asking $2400 not including utilities. Reply abhimji@vcc.ca

PORT ALBERNI 4 bd., 3 bath newly renovated home on 5 acres. Double garage, horse stall. Use of 1200 sq.ft. shop can be negotiated. Avail. Jan. 1/07. $1200/mo. 604-220-4866.

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_GarlandGuest house@hotmail.com

RESOURCES

TEACHING WEATHER? Here’s a cohesive, well-planned package of lessons and resources for teaching weather science, designed for BC’s science curriculum. www. discoverysciencelearning.com

CLASSROOM BOOK COLLECTION gently used, Grades 2 to 6, nonfiction and fiction (including book sets) for sale. Many genres including dinosaurs and middle ages. Contact marlene.wilson@ shaw.ca

HANDS ON–An Elementary School Teachers’ Manual. For a copy, send your address and a cheque for $24 (includes S&H) to Margaret Paul, 509 St. Patrick Street, Victoria, BC V8S 4X4

TEACHER FAMILIARIZATION TOURS TO CUBA AND VENEZUELA. Spring break 2007 tours for teachers to learn all about Cuba or Venezuela’s education system, culture and people. These are ideal trips for educators planning to take their students to these destinations in the future (or simply to explore either of these vibrant countries). More information at www.zunzun.ca

TERRY FOX RUN IN CUBA Students go to Cuba over Spring Break 2007 and join the world's largest Terry Fox Run after Canada. Participate in sporting events and visit Cuba's cultural venues and historic sites for one week. Educators: please announce to your students. Teachers are welcome too! See www.hellocuba. ca/fox for more info.

CUBA AND VENEZUELA FOR STUDENTS Cuba Education Tours offers economical study abroad programs for high school students in Cuba and Venezuela. See our programs at www.zunzun.ca

ESL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED IN CUBA. A three-week program in Havana for retired educators to teach English to primary and university students. An amazing and rewarding program where you learn everything about Cuba and its people and return to them the gift of a second language. Program February 3 through February 24, 2007. Go to www.cubavolunteer.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/north america 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

SOUTH OF SIXTY Book on life on an Antarctic base. www.ant arcticmemoriespublishing.com

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

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.Vancouver Mortgages.ca.


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