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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 »

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 »

Co-op car now at ferry terminal weekends

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In time for the busy summer travel season the Coast Car Co-op is excited to announce that travelers arriving at Langdale will have access to a Coast Car Co-op vehicle.  As of June 2 the Toyota Corolla will be conveniently located at the Langdale Ferry Terminal from Friday to Sunday. The Coast Car Co-op Board ... 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 »

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 »

SEWN going strong

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The Self Employed Women’s Network (SEWN) held their annual general meeting and spring “socializer” on April 6 at the Gibsons Curling Club.  Donna McMahon Read More »

Investing locally – in Pender Harbour

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Local prosperity supporting community values – that’s what Coast Community Investment Co-op (CCIC) representatives will discuss April 6 in Pender Harbour. 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 creation. Millions of dollars leave the coast every ... Read More »

Another reason to eat chocolate

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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 »

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