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Walk into history

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Would you like to wander back in time, to before the streets of Gibsons Landing were paved, to before car ferries, to a time when the herring ran so thick that your boat could float on them? Participants will join local historian Dale Peterson as he leads “Historical Walking Tours of Gibsons Landing” thoughout the ... Read More »

A festival of garlics


Did you know that there are many types or cultivars of garlic grown that you likely won’t  find in a grocery store? The main reason you don’t see most types is because the type of garlic you find in the grocery store is a “softneck” garlic which is mechanically planted and harvested.  That attribute, plus ... Read More »

Recognizing stress in dogs

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Learning to recognize indicators of stress in dogs helps us help stressed dogs. Like us, dogs can feel stressed by a variety of things and this can cause physiological changes as well as changes in behaviour. Research reveals three categories of abnormal behaviours in dogs that can be caused by stress: (1) displacement activities such ... Read More »

Stargazing for July


Mercury can be seen very low in the WNW in the evening twilight in July but will be lost by mid-month. Venus will be very low in the E in the morning twilight. Mars is not observable in July. Jupiter will be seen low in the SW in the evening twilight and sets in the ... Read More »

Forum on dying featured at Chatelech

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The Sunshine Coast Hospice Society is hosting a cross-cultural discussion around dying, at Chatelech Secondary in Sechelt on June 22 at 7pm. This is a collaboration between the society and members of the shíshálh Nation as part of our community engagement program and our 30th anniversary celebrations. One of our mandates is to help people ... Read More »

Home show a hit again

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Patrons peruse some of the more than 80 booths at the Coast Community Builders Association Home and Garden Expo in the Gibsons Community Centre on June 10. Donna McMahon photo Read More »

Summer reading for kids at Gibsons library


Summer is on its way.  A season for kids of all ages to play, imagine, relax and explore, and that is exactly what the Gibsons Public Library has in store. The summer reading club will once again offer younger children the chance to play games, hear stories, make friends and be creative, all while encouraging ... Read More »

Don’t let the heat get to you


Summer is approaching and for those who are prone to heat exhaustion or heatstroke, summer can have a whole other meaning. Heat stroke can be serious and come on suddenly. It most frequently affects older people, young children and people who exercise in the heat. The skin becomes hot and red, perspiration may be absent ... Read More »

Saturday’s Home & Garden Expo – make it a family affair

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Gwyntie van Tuyl Weswick, President of the Coast Community Builders Association (CCBA), invites the entire Sunshine Coast to enjoy a fun filled Home & Garden Expo on Saturday June 10th at the Gibsons Area & Community Centre.  Through collaboration between the CCBA and event coordinator Cindy Richard, we anticipate another record year of attendance – ... Read More »

Farmers Market offers summer treats

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A vendor displays her wares at the Sechelt Farmers Market June 3. Donna McMahon photo Read More »

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