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Teacher Newsmagazine Volume 19, Number 4, January/February 2007

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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 web site: www.seatosearentals.com, Ph: 250-828-6280.

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. seatosearentals.com, Ph: 250-828-6280.

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

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, E-mail: hpjanzen@shaw.ca. View at www.whistlervacationhome.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 3 bd. chalet, sleeps 6, all amenities, call John 604-987-7619.

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

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

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.ourhouseinfrance.com.au

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

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 bdrm., 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.ainsliepoint cottage.com, call Alma 250-629-3008.

SOUTH OF FRANCE Teacher-owned holiday rental. Sunny, affordable, 4 bdrm, 2 bath villa in Limoux, Languedoc. Great for sharing. Keith Digby 250-743-2439, digbyk@shaw.ca, www.southoffrancerental.com

SOUTH OF FRANCE painting/sketching experience. We will host you in the Languedoc and guide you to beautiful and interesting subjects: Medieval towns, castles, mountains, flamingo lakes, vineyards. Join a small group, or create your own! For full details see www.southoffrancerental.com click on "Creative Holidays." Contact Keith Digby 250-743-2439 or digbyk@shaw.ca

LAKE TAHOE August 5-11, 2007. South Lake Tahoe Embassy Vacation Resort studio suite. Contact 604-464-1788 or stan_wylie@telus.net

PENTICTON Walk to the beach. 3 +1 bdrm. house with fenced private yard, BBQ, hot tub, available July 22-Sept 1. Weekly or monthly. Call 250-488-2214.

ITALIAN apartment, bright and comfortable. Sleeps 4. Fully equipped. University city near Venice. Contact jfrench@axion.net

SPRING BREAK Palm Desert Marriott townhouse. Beautiful luxury accommodation on world class golf course, 18 tennis crts, fabulous European Health spa, 6 pools, full access to all Marriott Desert Springs Hotel amenities, much more. See finals of Pacific Life Tennis Tournament. Master unit sleeps 4, full kitchen, F/P, BBQ, internet. March 17-24. Owner rental. Huge discount. March 18-25 (lock-off Guest suite) also available or can be combined with Master to sleep max. 8. Cell: 604-338-9823.

BIG WHITE 2 bdrm, 2 bath condo, great ski in/out; on night ski run; close to village. Call 1-250-763-7741.

BIG WHITE 3 bdrm. condos, 2 bath, fireplace, hot tubs, fully equipped, great view. ski in/out. Call 1-250-769-4110.

HOUSTON Vacation in Houston, Texas. 3 bdrm. 3 bath furnished house, sun room, tropical yard. Available May 1-October 31. Wkly/mthly rates. Ph: 250-434-4143.

SHANGHAI SHOPPING TOUR SpringBreak March 17-24, 2007, $2,500 air, hotel, tours, most meals included. 6-10 people only. Booking deadline: Feb.5/07. jodipelling@hotmail.com



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

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: Accomodations_GarlandGuesthouse@hotmail.com

COMOX VALLEY Beautiful Comox Valley, 3 bdrm home, 2 baths, big yard, close to beach and town. Sept. 8-Oct. 16, 2007. Write landdblake@shaw.ca

HOUSE SWAP Fernie BC and Lower Mainland. Family of 4. Dates Negotiable. Contact 250-423-3577 or e-mail at tdmlewis@telus.net

VANCOUVER Lovely 1 bdrm above ground basement suite, Killarney South area. $700/mo. incl. heat, cable, lights. Contact Dino 604-464-1046 after 11am.



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

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

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.VancouverMortgages.ca.

RETIRE2MEXICO is possible! A one day of seminars, workshop, and exhibitions to learn from the experts about the benefits and opportunities for Canadians wanting to retire or spend the winters in Mexico. Presentations on health, taxes, investments and lifestyles. February 11 at SFU Harbour Center. Door prize: 2 tickets to Mexico with Mexicana. www.retire2mexico.info

TEACHERS, share your stories with student teachers in a collection about the most important moments in teachers’ lives, to demonstrate real issues in the teaching experience. Please contact us at teacherstories@yahoo.ca

TEACH IN JAPAN Comfortable position in relaxed suburban area near Nagoya. 250,000 yen/mo. plus airfare. Starting April 2007. www.lyons-japan.com

EARTH DAY SCHOLARSHIP program deadline is Jan. 31, 2007. For more info go to www.earthday.ca/scholarship/

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