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Gibsons welcomes housing tenants

Packages containing community information and small gifts have been assembled by the Town of Gibsons for the individuals moving into the School Road Supportive Housing project. Representatives of BC Housing (BCH), the project’s developing partner, noted that this is the first community to have taken this action since it began work on the Province’s 2018 ... Read More »

British Columbia COVID-19 vaccine plan Phase 2 details

More than 400,000 people in the province will be immunized from March to early April as the province moves into Phase 2 of its four-step plan in the largest immunization rollout in BC’s history. First-dose immunizations have already begun for those living and working in independent living centres and seniors’ supportive housing, as well as ... Read More »

SCRD engages residents on 2021 budget plans

Presenter panels, opportunities for questions, and pop quizzes testing directors’ knowledge were included in SCRD online public engagement events on its 2021 proposed budget. Sessions for the SCRDs rural areas were hosted on Feb. 22 and 26. The focus of the three sessions was a draft operations budget of $48.7 million and proposals to spend ... Read More »

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Women’s history

For those who would like to know a bit of women’s history in preparation for International Women’s Day celebrations, I recommend Runaway Wives and Rogue Feminists by Margo Goodhand. It’s our uniquely Canadian story about women taking action to keep each other safe. The sections about women in BC will have some recognizable names for ... Read More »

No logging in Gibsons Aquifer Recharge Zone

(Open letter to Stacey Gould, BC Timber Sales Manager) Our organization would like to comment on a series of BCTS blocks planned on the south-facing slopes of Mt. Elphinstone directly above the Town of Gibsons within the identified Gibsons Aquifer Recharge Zone. The largest block is TA0519 (to be sold 2023), with blocks to the ... Read More »

Science Matters

Faulty economic thinking makes destroying nature profitable Everything we need to survive – food, water, air, shelter – comes from nature, of which we are a part. Fuelled by the sun’s energy, this planet is amazing in its ability to replenish and recycle the basic elements of life. Now people are outpacing Earth’s ability to ... Read More »

Highway 101 bypass study coming

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MoTI) is in the early stages of organizing a study on bypass options for Highway 101. Elena Farmer, district manager, made that announcement as part of a MoTI delegation at Sechelt’s Committee of the Whole meeting on Feb. 24. Farmer was not able to provide many details, as project ... Read More »

International Women’s Day ~ March 8, 2021 ~ #ChooseToChallenge

Monday, March 8, 2021, is celebrated worldwide and is a day to recognize the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and girls. It is a focal point in the movement for women’s rights, including safe working conditions and pay equity. It is a day that celebrates womanhood in all its forms. The theme ... Read More »

Sechelt’s grant applications list grows

Like watching sports teams’ game time roster changes, tracking Sechelt’s applications for senior government grants is hard to do without a program. At the Feb. 23 budget public engagement session, Director of Finance David Douglas provided a summary list of the municipality’s grant applications and their status. True to the dynamic nature of the grant ... Read More »

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