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How much water can you carry?

The first Sunshine Coast Water Walk is happening on March 24 at 10:30am in the streets of lower Gibsons. You’re invited to bring as much water as you think you can carry and walk through lower Gibsons to symbolize the walk for water that women and children in Africa do every day. “When it comes ... Read More »

April Tools entries open now

After 16 years of quirky boat races, you might think that the folks at the Pender Harbour Living Heritage Society would be tapped out of new ideas for April Tools. But when the ‘twist’ is announced on April 28 in Millennium Park in Madeira Park, the organizers promise that you won’t have thought of the ... Read More »

Popsicle Stick Bridge contest held April 29

April 29 is the 8th Annual Popsicle Stick Bridge Contest. Sponsored by EGBC (Engineers and Geoscientists of BC) this event is part of National Engineering and Geoscience Month (NEGM); an annual celebration of engineering and geoscience across Canada. The goal of this event is to promote the awareness of the engineering and geoscience professions, showcase ... Read More »

Funds raised for African support group

SC Grandmothers and GrandOthers raised more than $400 selling baked goods at the Seedy Saturday event at the Masonic Hall in Roberts Creek March 3. The group raises funds for the Stephen Lewis Foundation in support of African grandmothers who are raising children orphaned by AIDS. Photo submitted Read More »

Win $1,000 of ferry travel

It’s a prize that any Coaster would be happy with – a thousand dollars worth of ferry travel. Over the next few weeks, the Gibson’s Marine Rescue Society in support of the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue Station 14, are offering you the opportunity to help support your local station by purchasing a raffle ... Read More »

Local dentist wins merit award

Dr. Bert Smulders, centre, received an award of merit from the College of Dental Surgeons of BC for his volunteer work with the organization. Dr. Mulders practiced and taught dentistry in the Lower Mainland for 40 years before retiring to the Sunshine Coast. Presenting the award at a ceremony in Vancouver March 8 were Registrar/CEO ... Read More »

Upcoming events in PH

Join the Pender Harbour Women’s Connection as they welcome Patrick Henry to their March 27 meeting.  Henry is from Tasters Oil and Vinegars.  Come and taste samples of the finest and freshest extra virgin olive oils as well as a delightful selection of 18-year-old balsamic vinegars and best-aged balsamic vinegars.  Have the opportunity to purchase ... Read More »

Resource Centre celebrates grant

MP Pamela Goldsmith-Jones dropped in to the Community Resource Centre Feb. 22 to celebrate the centre’s New Horizons for Seniors grant of $16,800. The Resource Centre will use this grant to explore a seniors’ expertise exchange, seniors as ”knowledge philanthropists”. From the left, Goldsmith-Jones and resource centre board and staff, Anne Titcomb (co-chair), Jane Gladman ... Read More »

Coast newspaper collection to become more accessible

The Museum is fortunate to have in its collection the archives from the “Coast News” newspaper, which contains documents and photos produced over the paper’s 50-year history. This year, we are working on making this collection more accessible to the public. To better understand the Coast News, I did some digging into the history of ... Read More »

SCRD and schools to share more facilities

The chair of School District No. 46 (SD46) and the chair of the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) are very pleased to announce a new phase in our growing partnership. In order to meet the needs of the students and the Sunshine Coast community, our organizations have agreed to more efficiently share our facilities. SD46 ... Read More »

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