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Mayor Henderson speaks to business community

On Friday May 3, the Sechelt and District Chamber of Commerce held their second annual Mayor’s Breakfast at Pebbles restaurant in downtown Sechelt. This event was sponsored by  Mike Zanchetta, owner/operator of Sound Attraction. The breakfast was a great opportunity for business owners to ask questions of their local government and receive direct answers. Mayor ... Read More »

Air Cadets enjoy a real-life experience

The #858 Skookumchuck Air Cadets from the Sunshine Coast were invited, along with 893 Beaufort Squadron from Qualicum Beach, to spend three days at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Comox. They were given a full tour of the Air Force Base and were taught what the Canadian Air Force mandate is and how it is carried ... Read More »

Chilcotin War paintings will display at Gibsons Public Art Gallery

When Ann Nicholson and her husband, Matt, drove north in search of a place to call home, they took a random left turn at Williams Lake and there it was — the Chilcotin. Stretching from the Fraser River valley to the apex of the Coast Mountains, locals say the Chilcotin is the Creator’s masterpiece. They ... Read More »

Grant-in-aid, volunteers beautify Chaster Park

Dirt was flying recently, when volunteers from the Elphinstone area along with Area E Director, Lorne Lewis, and Sam Adams, from the SCRD Parks Department, beautified the shoreline at Chaster Park. Chaster Park is located in Gibsons on the lower portion of the Sunshine Coast. The area is a popular destination for picnics and beach ... Read More »

Happy Mother’s Day!

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Letters to the Editor – Opinions

We are 17 years old and we believe tanning is out Because of that belief, we are taking part in the Canadian Cancer Society’s Tanning is Out Challenge from April 29 to May 3. We will be hosting events all week and spreading the word to all students at Chatelech Secondary about the dangers of tanning. ... Read More »

A special day to honour and celebrate motherhood

Mothers ­— usually the main caregiver in families — are often taken for granted. Mother’s Day is a special time set aside for people to pamper and express their love and gratitude for that special person in their life: the one who cared for them as they grew up and loved them like only a ... Read More »

Celebrate Drinking Water Week

The Town of Gibsons provides pure untreated water to approximately three-quarters of its population. We’re proud of our water system and aquifer and feel highly motivated to protect it. We’ve designed our policies and infrastructure with a strong conservation goal in mind, yet we also need our community members to recognize the important role they ... Read More »

Back-to-back fundraisers benefit wildlife centre

Record-breaking temperatures and sunny skies brought hordes of visitors to back-to-back fundraisers for Gibsons Wildlife Rehab Centre (GWRC) this weekend. Saturday, volunteers manned tables at Gibsons Recycling Depot (GRD), offering bargain-priced house and garden plants, knickknacks, and big plywood bears.  GRD’s Co-Director, Barb Hetherington, explained that because their business focuses on minimizing waste, they are ... Read More »

Groundbreaking ceremony a great success

The Board of Education of School District No. 46 hosted a wonderful ceremony on Friday, May 3 to celebrate the groundbreaking for a new Gibsons Elementary. The school children were all wearing little yellow hard hats which created a fun atmosphere. The new school plans were on display for all to see and the project ... Read More »

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