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Another reason to eat chocolate


BC Liquor Stores are once again encouraging customers to support the annual Support Dry Grad Campaign, an initiative that raises funds for public and independent schools to host safe, alcohol-free celebration events for graduating high school students. Chocolates are being sold in stores for $1 with all the proceeds going directly to schools in the ... Read More »

Harbour Air adds Vancouver flights

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Harbour Air Seaplanes have added an important link between the Sunshine Coast and Vancouver with new direct daily flights between Sechelt and downtown Vancouver. Harbour Air Seaplanes offers two daily flights between Sechelt and Vancouver from Monday to Friday. Weekend flights will begin on April 1. “It takes only 20 minutes to fly from Sechelt ... Read More »

Five tips to boost your financial health

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Much like earthquake readiness, many of us aren’t as well prepared as we would like to be to weather a personal financial crisis.  Here are some tips that will allow you to plan for the unforeseen today and relieve some of that financial anxiety! 1. Build up an Emergency Fund No one likes to think about ... Read More »

Credit union sponsors Oscars Eve event

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Sunshine Coast Credit Union Sechelt senior branch manager Vic Etcheverry turns over a cheque to Jena Eros, in her “Marilyn Monroe” Oscars Eve emcee costume.  The credit union is sponsoring the Sechelt Rotary Club’s fourth annual Oscar’s Eve event Feb. 28 at the Trail Bay Mall in Sechelt, with all proceeds going to the Arrowhead ... Read More »

Gibsons Chamber: Promoting prosperity

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In recent years, the vibrant, active Gibsons & District Chamber of Commerce has reached beyond its traditional boundaries with a new vision. A long-time proponent of strengthening businesses within our own community, this volunteer-led business group is now reaching out to build a network of relationships ‘from Langdale to Lund’, supporting Visitor Services, the Ferry ... Read More »

Sechelt Chamber of Commerce: Reasons to join

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The Sechelt & District Chamber of Commerce’s main role is to help your business or organization succeed. Not only do we focus on traditional business issues but also on the overall financial health and well-being of our community. We provide marketing and other informational services for our members as well as offer educational programs such ... Read More »

Renovated Thrift Store grand re-opening

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Sunshine coast Healthcare Auxiliary volunteers pose in their newly-renovated Thrift Store, at 5693 Cowrie St. in Sechelt. The auxiliary is having a “grand re-opening celebration” at the store on Saturday, Jan. 28 at 1pm.  Photo submitted Read More »

Local shoppers $50 richer


On Monday Jan. 16, the Sechelt Downtown Business Association awarded 20 lucky people with $50 Shop Sechelt gift certificates. Participants entered a draw by shopping locally in downtown Sechelt during December, and they were rewarded for supporting our local economy. The certificates are redeemable at any shop in downtown Sechelt. Shopping local keeps 68 cents ... Read More »

‘Invest Locally’ public forum

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Local prosperity supporting community values – that’s what Coast Community Investment Co-op representatives will discuss Jan. 26 at its Invest Locally public forum, hosted by Sunshine Coast Credit Union. The new, member-owned Co-op invests in local businesses and projects that support social and environmental goals such as food security, affordable housing, environmental resilience, and job ... Read More »

Jobs in Demand: Tourism Training


The Open Door Group is accepting applications for the Jobs in Demand: Tourism Training Cohort.  The seven-week full-time training, funded by the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training starts on Jan. 30 in Sechelt and is free to all eligible participants. The Jobs in Demand program is designed to assist youth, aged 15-29, who ... Read More »

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