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Coast photographer captured all aspect of local life

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There is no one historical truth. The oft-repeated phrase “there are two sides to every story” falls flat when dealing with the past, because there are not just two sides; there are infinite “sides.” Museums do not work with “history,” but rather histories.  Yet so frequently we are presented with a model of the past ... Read More »

Pender Harbour trash bash cleans up

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Residents who care about their community do not dump garbage in our forests. According to Area A, SCRD representative Frank Mauro, “We all need to stand in opposition to people who spoil our wild and recreational places with illegal dumping. I hope that working together as a community on this project will inspire people to ... Read More »

PODS gets boost from Rotary Club

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This past week the Rotary Club of Pender Harbour gave a huge donation to the Ruby Lake Lagoon Society’s attempt to purchase the property that will eventually house the PODs Project in Pender Harbour.  At the Rotary Clubs’ regular Friday meeting at the Madeira Park Legion, Rotary President Mike Price and Rotarians Dave Milligan and ... Read More »

Decadent dinner at Egmont Lions Club


The Egmont Lions Club and the Egmont Community Club are joining forces Saturday Sept.23 at 6pm at the Egmont Community Hall to host a “Seafood Harvest Dinner and Dance with Alan Moberg”. Dance away all those calories from our decadent fall harvest dinner and catch up with old friends. An all-ages event, $30 at the ... Read More »

Gibsons Seniors Day proclaimed

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Mayor Wayne Rowe, left, and Ron Sayer, president of the Gibsons Seniors Society, display the proclamation declaring Saturday, Sept. 16 as Seniors Day in Gibsons. The Society is holding an open house that day at Harmony Hall, 2-4pm, with demonstrations and refreshments.  Donna McMahon photo Read More »

Busy summer for local SAR

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The all-volunteer crews of both Sunshine Coast Search and Rescue teams (Land and Marine) have had a busy summer with taskings and continuous training exercises. A few close calls remind us of how quickly boaters and hikers can get into trouble and life-risking situations. We understand accidents happen; that’s why we remain on call 24/7/365. ... Read More »

PODS headquarters opens


Check out the new PODS headquarters open now in Madeira Park right next to the Earth Fair Store.  Ruby Lake Lagoon Society directors and staff will be available at the headquarters to deliver information on the PODS project and to educate the community and public as to what the PODS are is and where the ... Read More »

Take advantage of next Repair Cafe

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A SC Maker volunteer works on repairing a small electrical appliance at the “Repair Cafe”, once a month on Saturday afternoons at the Gibsons Public Library. The next date is Sept. 30, 12:30-4pm. Donna McMahon photo Read More »

Labour Day picnic draws a hot crowd

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Shade was at a premium on a hot, sunny Labour Day in Dougall Park in Gibsons.  This was the annual Labour Day picnic sponsored by the SC Labour Council.  Donna McMahon photo Read More »

Money for waste reduction


The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) is seeking applications for the 2017 Waste Reduction Initiatives Program (WRIP). Launched in 2015, the program has a total of $5,000 available in financial assistance to Sunshine Coast based community groups and associations, non-profit societies, registered charitable organizations, SD46 and school groups for projects that will reduce waste in ... Read More »

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