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Winters past brought to mind

Inspired by the snow lazily falling outside my office window and the gusts of cold air blowing in the door with each visitor to the museum, I decided to research what life was like in the winter for early European settlers on the Sunshine Coast. In the early days, before there were easily accessible roads ... Read More »

Newest crop of LEAP-ers set to launch

Nine local entrepreneurs are preparing diligently to pitch and launch their businesses during Community Futures Sunshine Coast’s LEAP launch party at the Gibsons Public Market Thursday, Nov. 30. This fun and interactive evening designed to introduce new businesses to friends, relatives, potential investors, and future customers has become a tradition on the Coast, and part ... Read More »

ReelTime Celtic Ensemble concert set for Saturday

St. Hilda’s Anglican Church is inviting the community to celebrate St. Hilda’s Day at the ReelTime Celtic Ensemble concert on Nov. 18, 7 pm at St. John’s United Church at 5085 Davis Bay Road. “Hilda was a woman ahead of her time who founded and ruled a monastery for both men and women, and brokered ... Read More »

Opioid crisis meeting in PH

An important meeting is happening in Pender Harbour around the timely subject of the opioid crisis in BC.  The Sunshine Coast unfortunately is not immune to the impact of this crisis and there is a need for conversation around this topic. The child and youth mental health and substance use collaborative and its community partners ... Read More »

Louis Riel Day proclaimed in Gibsons

Dec. 16 has been proclaimed as Louis Riel Day in Gibsons. After making the proclamation on Nov. 7 members of Gibsons council posed with two representatives of the United Canadian Métis Nation (UCMN): from the left, George Goulet of the UCMN, Mayor Wayne Rowe, Councillor Charlene SanJenko, Terry Goulet, UCMN, and Councillors Stafford Lumley and ... Read More »

SAR: Thanks for this autumn’s bounty

Grateful. While one word does not make a sentence, it sums up the feelings shared by all Sunshine Coast Search and Rescue volunteers, on land and at sea. October and early November presented a bounty of training events, community support and generous donor contributions. Thanks to the leadership and initiative of the Sunshine Coast Community ... Read More »

New minister at St. John’s United

A special Covenanting Service will be held to mark the beginning of Rev. Alan Claassen’s ministry with the congregation of St. John’s United Church, on Sunday, Nov. 19 during the 10am worship service, at 5085 Davis Bay Road, in Sechelt. Rev. Claassen is a United Church of Christ minister, who has served churches in Washington, ... Read More »

PH a happening community this month

Lots of events and activities coming up in Pender Harbour.  Come to the Pender Harbour School of Music on Friday Nov. 10 for the ever-popular coffee house.  Enjoy performances by vocal group Java Jazz, singer Nancy Pincombe accompanied by Kenneth N. Johnson on piano and vocal duo Teegan and Stella Koch.  Doors open at 7pm ... Read More »

Grandmothers to talk about AIDS crisis

Two grandmothers will be taking part in an extraordinary event on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m., at the Arts Centre in Sechelt. Nompumelelo Gladys Mayaba and SIseko Mkalipi, two South African grandmothers, will be talking about HIV/AIDS, its impact on their families, and how a crucible of loss and grief became determination and action ... Read More »

Christmas Fair fundraiser in PH Nov. 25

The Serendipity Christmas craft fair occurs on Sat. Nov. 25 at the Pender Harbour Community Hall.  Come and find homemade gifts from local artists.   This is a fundraiser for the Serendipity Childcare Centre in Madeira Park.  Serendipity is an important part of the Pender Harbour Community so come on out and show your support.  ... Read More »

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