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Mental Health week at the Sechelt Library

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Darkness. Confusion. Helplessness. Self-loathing. Just a few words that describe what it feels like to have a mental illness. Join us, at the Sechelt Library, during Mental Health Week, May 1-7 and learn more about mental health, resources in our community, and tools to help yourself or loved ones, cope. Mental Health Week at the ... Read More »

Lost pets can be found, and most are

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Sometimes we see notices about missing pets and, while no one plans to lose their pet, owner preparation can help locate a missing pet sooner.  The good news is that a 2012 survey revealed that 93 per cent of missing dogs were returned safely to their homes (Weiss, 2012). Provide the pet with a collar ... Read More »

Special guest to address local stargazers

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Mercury is not observable in May. Venus will be seen very low in the E but will be difficult to see by the end of the month. Mars can be seen very low in the W in the evening twilight but with some difficulty. Jupiter will be very low in the SE after dark, transits ... Read More »

Library visitor numbers keep going up

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The Library recently held its Annual General Meeting. This annual event is not only a legislative requirement but an opportunity to reflect on the accomplishments of the past year and to share the goals and aspirations of the Library for the coming year. 2016 accomplishments highlighted the Library’s mission of connecting community to culture, knowledge ... Read More »

Library stocked with new films

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The Sunshine Coast Film Society donates movies that it is finished with to the Gibsons Public Library, where they are available for one-week loans free of charge. Earlier this year, Chief Librarian Tracey Therrien accepted several dozen DVDs and Blu-ray movies from film society chair Doug Dyment. They are titles the film society had shown ... Read More »

Pacific Ferries resumes service

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Pacific Ferries passengers disembark on Gibsons dock April 10, as the company resumed its service to downtown Vancouver.  The service had been suspended in late November to allow repairs to the boats. Pacific Ferries offers a 6:20am sailing from Gibsons that stops in Horseshoe Bay and arrives in Coal Harbour at 7:40am, and a return ... Read More »

Local realtor named top performer

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A Sunshine Coast-based realtor has just been named one of Canada’s top-performing real estate agents. Ali Khan of Royal LePage Sussex has been recognized in Real Estate Professional magazine’s 2017 Top 200 Agents list. The third annual feature shines the spotlight on leading realtors who are elevating the entire industry by going above and beyond ... Read More »

Homeopathy founder remembered this month

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April is World Homeopathy Awareness Month, the month the founder of homeopathy was born, Samual Hahnemann, born April 10, 1755 in Meissen, Germany.  After more than 200 years homeopathy is still practiced and used worldwide and continues to grow globally as an effective form of treatment for first-aid/trauma conditions, acutes, childbirth and pregnancy, chronic and ... Read More »

Change and the Chamber of Commerce

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In the course of its 70 years, the Gibsons and District Chamber of Commerce has witnessed and helped direct change, growth, and economic progress in Gibsons and the Sunshine Coast. Speaking to over 60 of the Chamber’s 230 members at its recent Annual General Meeting, Chamber President William Baker noted “it’s our challenge to ensure ... Read More »

New childcare centre opens

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Lisa Harrison poses at her new Natural Connections Childcare Centre in the former Gibsons United Church hall. The centre is enrolling children aged 3 to 5 and hopes to soon offer care for children under 30 months of age.  Donna McMahon photo Read More »

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