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Teacher Newsmagazine   Volume 19, Number 6, April 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 website: 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.

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, irene.roland@gmail.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.

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  

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.

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, call Alma 250-629-3008, www.ainsliepointcottage.com.

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

HORNBY ISLAND vacation book early. "Arthurs House" sleeps 5-8, $1200/wk. comfortable home, sunny location, close to beach, full kitchen, lawn, trees. "Arthurs Cottage" sleeps 2-5, $600/wk. davidcloud@hornbyisland.com

ARIZONA sunny, relaxing, fully furn. home. Lovely citrus trees, cactus landscaping. Quiet outside covered eating area. Private community, indoor/outdoor pools, golf, recreation. $625/wk., $2200/mo. available March. 250-539-3662, 360-584-0834, arizonasuny@yahoo.com

FRANCE Southwest, Medieval village house, sleeps 6, fully equipped, 45 min. Montpellier, www.swanshouseinfrance.com

SUNSHINE COAST Waterfront cottage, sleeps 4, F/P, W/D, accessible. View at www.bbsunshinecoast.com/lodging/?action=view&lid=163, full kitchen, hiking, parks nearby. 604-885-0651, fjbishop@gmail.com

FRANCE FRANCE 2007 Holiday rental well renovated stone houses in ancient vineyard village, SW France, great walking, cycling, food, wine. C$680/ C$810/wk. per family unit. Email: mjcapper@hotmail.com, visit www.ourhouseinfrance.com.au

PENDER ISLAND New cottage @ Otter Bay Marina/Resort, 5 min. walk from ferry terminal. Sleeps 6 , fully furn., gas F/P, huge deck with bbq, etc. Marina offers kayaking, sailing, 2 outdooor swimming pools, hottub, clubhouse with pool tables, video games, etc. 5 min.to golf course. Contact Cheryl or Steve Wilson at 604-597-4262 or wilson_cheryl@sd36.bc.ca for an information package.

KOOTENAY LAKE @ Boswell, BC. 3 bdrm. house, fully furnished, daily, weekly rentals. Details at www.lakeviewgetaway.com

BIRDS OF PASSAGE B&B is a suite with accom. for up to four. 20 min. from downtown Vancouver, the ferries, and ski hills. We serve hot bread daily, have binoculars and birdlists for you. Near beaches, kayaking, golf, and bird sanctuary. Call Susan or John 604-929-4824 or bookless@telus.net.

CABIN FOR RENT Shuswap Lake, sleeps 4-6, lake view, weekly rentals from June to Sept., Call 604-525-9558.

COZY COTTAGE FOR RENT Lake Erroch,1.5 hr. from Vancouver, 30 min. from Harrison, sleeps 4-6, golfing, hiking, fishing nearby. Call 604-525-9558.

COMOX VALLEY Beautiful, fully furnished custom built home. Close to Mt. Washington's hiking trails and short distance to Williams Beach. Sea to sky. 3 bdrm home avail. July to mid-Sept. Contact smtaylor@telus.net.

OKANAGAN cottage for rent. Private beach and dock. Canoe available. Sleeps 6. To view see www3.telus.net/carrs_cabin. $1000/wk. Email for more info:  johncarr@telus.net

QUADRA ISLAND w/f cottage, $850/wk. for two, June thru Sept. 1-800-661-9441.

SUNSHINE COAST 4 bd., fully equipped waterfront cottage with view and beach for playing, walking and swimming. Ideal for kids. Near Gibson's, 1 mile from ferry. 30 min from golf courses. Contact Barry 250-652-5501, bwrolston@shaw.ca  

GABRIOLA ISLAND, BC. 2 bd., private, fully equipped, starting $850/mo. or $450/wk. 250-247-9883, www.gabriolacottage.netfirms.com, boysen@shaw.ca

MAYNE ISLAND Fairview Farm B&B. Small B&B with 2 generous rooms facing the water. Ensuites. Private entrance. Local, organic breakfasts, beach access. Bird watching. www.fairviewonmayne.com, 1-866-539-5582.

OSOYOOS waterfront 2 bdrm. condo, weekly rental, May-Oct. N/P, N/S. George 604-520-1001.

DEEP BAY waterfront, 2 bd. cottage, Vancouver Island, overlooking Denman, Hornby Islands. Relaxing, private, sleeps 4-6 people, N/S, N/P. Avail. June to Sept. 604-939-0121 or chuck_denison@telus.net

SUNSHINE COAST Secret Cove, 2 bdrm view condo, sleeps 6. Full kitchen, W/D. Clean, quiet, prviate. call 604-885-9464 or e-mail: secretcovehideaway@dccnet.com

MAZATLAN, MEXICO 2 bd., 2 bath condo. Sleeps 4, Pool, tennis, 3 blks to beach. Teacher owned. Tel. 604-733-6184, cell: 604-614-4789.

SAVARY ISLAND BC’s tropical isle. Sophisticated camping. Comfy cabin, tenting too. Propane fridge and stove. Sunsets to die for, white sandy beaches, waterfront. Wow! Bookings. 604-538-3534.

SUNSHINE COAST Beach House near Powell River. Sleeps 10, 4 bdrm, 2 bath, sundeck, half acre waterfront property. Quiet bay, excellent for hiking, fishing, kayaking, golfing. 604-464-9925 or email kross@sd43.bc.ca


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. E-mail: accommodations_garlandguesthouse@yahoo.ca, web site: www.comoxvalleygarlandguesthouse.com

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

VANCOUVER near Kits beach, 1 bdrm. $300/wk. all included. Available mid-May to mid-July. Call 604-737-7181 or e-mail: daphnoucho@hotmail.com

HOUSE EXCHANGE Victoria couple seeking house exchange in either the Okanagan or West Kootenays sometime in July (7-10 days). Home in Victoria has 2 bdrms, den, fenced backyard with all the usual amenities. Located close to U-Vic, downtown, the galloping goose trial and golf course.  250-472-0910.

VANCOUVER 2.5 bdrm house, 12th & Alma, superb view, garage, walk to beach, bus to UBC/downtown, v.clean, quiet; $850/wk., $3000/mo., $5600 July/Aug. 604-222-7876, cgoldt@telus.net  

VANCOUVER Dunbar apt. for rent. July/Aug. Reasonable rent in exchange for tlc of resident cat. elizabbell@gmail.com

VANCOUVER Quiet 1 bdrm apt., next to Stanley Park and a short walk to beach. Avail. July/Aug. $1175/mo. N/S, call 604-688-3464, or e-mail kim_kucille@hotmail.com

VICTORIA Fully furnished 2 bdrm ground-level stuie in beautiful ‘Fernwood’ character house. Available July and into August (dates flexible) Email: colleenmichellehoward@gmail.com

NORTH VANCOUVER 2 bdrm. semi-furnished heritage home in Grand Blvd. area available June 15—Sept. 15 (flexible). One block to bus, great fenced back yard suitable for children, pet ok. $950/mo. inclusive. 604-984-8363.

VANCOUVER Newly-renovated furnished studio apartment for rent in the West End - 3 blks from Stanley Park and English Bay. $80/night, $425/wk. 250-447-6393.

SUMMER APT. EXCHANGE 1 bdrm., Brooklyn, New York for similar in Commercial Dr. area, 1 block to Subway, 45 min. to Mid-Manhattan. Possible vehicle exchange. Responsible tenants only! gchiprout@earthlink.net

SQUAMISH Home exchange, 1-2 wks for Penticton area, July-Aug., 3 bdrm townhouse, sleeps 6. Sherri 604-898-4420, scargoe@hotmail.com.

WHITEHORSE 4 bdrm house for rent for the summer. $3000, has been discounted for teachers. berquist@klondiker.com or canadavacationrentals.com

VICTORIA 3 bdrm house near Butchart Gardens, decks, quiet, $1120/wk. July 28-Aug. 18, 250-652-5606.


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.

EXCHANGE. Teach on the Sunshine Coast! Teaching/house exchange wanted for 2007/08 school year to greater Vancouver, Victoria or Kelowna. Grade 3-5. Give me a call at 604-885-5240 or E-Mail jamberg@dccnet.com

RETIRED? RETIRING? Use your teaching skills to create another income stream to supplement your pension and secure your future. For information: 604-946-8955, bgmcclure@gmail.com

www.puzzlepick.com — a web site for puzzle-lovers everywhere. There are three puzzles: a weekly cryptic crossword, a monthly double acrostic crossword and a twice-a-week online trivia puzzle (with a prize). Lots of material there for classroom challenges or just relaxing in the staffroom or at home — and plenty of free puzzles to start with.

TEACHERS TOOLS LTD business for sale. No need for incorporation or time consuming, expensive startup, Just take over. Name/company logo included. Inventory alone is worth more than $10,000. 150+ Pronunciation Improvement games/sets of Communication Arrows (sell for $99ea/$35ea). All templates/rights included. No overhead, easy from-home business, ideal for summer startup! $2,500 info: teacherstools@shaw.ca

DRAMAWORKS 2007 — Theatre Alberta presents a variety of workshops to collectively engage educators, amateurs and professionals. Workshops in acting, directing, playwriting, design and more! 2.5 & 3.5 day weekend workshops running July 5—15 at the Citadel Theatre, Edmonton. Early Bird pricing in effect until June 1. Ask about our summer classes for teens! Visit theatrealberta.com or call 780-422-8162.

PRO-D WORKSHOP presentations… Work with Glass, flamework glass beads, pendants sculpture, small class size of 8. Book now for 07 and 08 days. seafireglassworks.com

RETIRING? Undecided about the Joint Life option? Order "Choosing the Right Options" a straightforward guide/workbook for selecting the best option for your situation. Workbook $15, CD $15, both $25. Mail: Ken Smith, 5120 Ewart St., Burnaby, BC V5J 2W2 or BCTF Lesson Aids.

15% OFF Mary Kay for teachers. www.marykay.ca/csnell

IN-HOME TUTORING agency needs certified teachers for Grade 1-12 (all subjects) www.schooliseasy.com. Forward resume to susan@schooliseasy.com, or fax 604-439-1795, or phone 604-439-1790.

NEED A NEW OR NEWER VEHICLE? I make vehicle shopping easy, while saving you time and money. With the background in education I can listen and understand what is important to you. Give me a call or e-mail for more information. Bill Sloan, Vehicle Agent, Capital City Auto Group, 250-412-7970, E-mail: bsloan@shaw.ca


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