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Busy April at the museum

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As the flowers bloom and the winter-that-never-ends finally recedes, we are working on a busy April at the Museum.  Since our reopening last year, we have had record-setting visitation as people come in to check out the new community museum space. Drop in next time you are down in the Gibsons area and we will ... Read More »

Early concept for Gospel Rock Village built from community conversations

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Following a second series of meetings with local community groups – including TRaC (Transportation Choices – Sunshine Coast), the Sunshine Coast Affordable Housing Society and For the Love of Gospel Rock Society – Greenlane Homes is moving forward with the preparation of a plan and rezoning application for Block 7 within the Gospel Rock Neighbourhood Plan Area. The ... Read More »

Coast events April 20 – 27

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April 20 Creative in the Creek, hosted by David Roche and Siobhan Brown, with poetry by Richard Borthwick Austin and Mike Oswald, earth-based music with Natalia Wilhelm, singer-guitarist Bobby Roadhouse and “Captain Ampersand”, Gumboot Cafe, Roberts Creek, 7:30pm by donation April 21 All candidates provincial election “green forum”, presented by SC Conservation Assoc. and Alliance4Democracy, ... Read More »

Lend a hand in Pender Harbour?

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April 23 to 28 is Volunteer Week.  The Pender Harbour Community School is celebrating the many volunteers in Pender Harbour and we need your help.  The Community School in partnership with the Pender Harbour Aquatic and Fitness Centre and the Seniors Initiative groups would like to create a photo project featuring volunteers within our community.  ... 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 »

Coast events April 13 – 23


April 13 Trans mentorship support network drop-in, Rockwood Lodge, Sechelt, 6-8:30pm, April 13 Musician Steve Weave plays a solo show, Gumboot Cafe, Roberts Creek, 8-10:30pm, $15-$20 April 14 Dinner music by Charlotte Wrinch, Roberts Creek Legion, 6-7:30pm, tips for the musician April 14 Spring dance with Bobby Bruce aka Nearly Neil, Gambier Community Hall, ... 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


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 »

Hospital helpers

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If you didn’t already know that May 10 is “Auxiliary Day” across BC,  you do now.  The reminder comes from eight members of the Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary, who each have at least 20 years service to the auxiliary. They were among long-term staff and volunteers honoured recently by Vancouver Coastal Health.  The auxiliary provides ... Read More »

Lurking for lunch

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An owl watches a residential pond in Tuwanek, hoping for lunch to appear in the form of frogs. Cathy Nocente photo Read More »

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