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Paddles raised for food bank

Keats Island Paddlers Challenge is a great way to have fun and help out the food bank on Saturday September 27. Put together a team of pals or co-workers and kayak, outrigger, paddle board or canoe around Keats Info: 604-886-9760 Participants will be Circumnavigating Keats Island, departing Gibsons Harbour at 10 am. You can use, kayak, ... Read More »

Hope for Coast consultations on Woodfibre

Regional government is pressing the province to hold public consultations for the Sunshine Coast on the Woodfibre LNG plant proposal. Twelve February and July meetings were held in the towns of Squamish, Furry Creek, Brittannia Beach, Whistler and West Vancouver, but no meetings had yet been held on the Coast, Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) ... Read More »

Rezone plan ready for Sechelt

The District of Sechelt is undergoing a zoning bylaw review and update presently, which council will vote on this fall. At Tuesday’s presentation, the Sechelt public was introduced to the new bylaw draft that’s been in the works for some time. The old bylaw adopted in 1987 needed updating to bring it in line with ... Read More »

MyPass spells fun and health

Sechelt, BC— August 25, 2014—Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) is making it easier and more affordable for families and individuals to participate in regular and more consistent activity programs. Beginning September 2, the SCRD will be introducing My Pass, a single card that provides Sunshine Coast residents access to all five recreational facilities, from Gibsons ... Read More »

Fun projects help endangered owls

Owl house building was just one of many activities and workshops held throughout the weekend at Synchronicity Festival in Shirley Macy Park. Kids and adults were enjoying working with their hands and using the kits to make something for their feathered rainforest friends. “Helping create suitable homes is important for some owl species,” says Jason ... Read More »

Events on the Sunshine Coast

August 21 Cultural Night Fundraiser Thursday at 5:30 to 7:30pm at Sechelt Nation Longhouse Presented By: Aboriginal and Eco Tours $20 adults, $10 children, $40 family of 4. 604-747-1048 August 21-23 Cannery Row: Live Music at Garden Bay Pub, Garden Bay Pender Harbour 7pm August 22 “Tenbear” Thompson – Friday Dinner & Live Music with ... Read More »

Check out your Horoscope this week with Michael

Tip of the Week: As summer rages on it is esThe Sun enters Virgo on August 22 at 9:46 pm PDT. This marks the official last month of summer which ends on September 22nd, Autumn Equinox. This time can accurately be called ‘Virgo time’. Due to the tilt of the Earth’s axis we experience the ... Read More »

Bond between grandparents and grandkids benefits both

What used to be the “golden years” of life for seniors is now turning into any opportunity to spend even more time with their youngest family members. Nowadays, a growing number of grandparents are called on to provide childcare for their grandkids, many of whom are growing up in two-income households. Others are helping to ... Read More »

Gardens of the Sunshine Coast

Often hidden just out of sight, nestled behind some buildings or on a less-travelled roadside, the Coast has a number of gardens that local landscapers put a high degree of skill and creativity into cultivating for our inspiration and enjoyment. Shown are: 1. Gibsons Marina walk, 2. Quality Farm Garden plantings, 3. Sechelt Pier walk, ... Read More »

Dominique’s School of Dance Students Celebrate their Exam Process

On Wednesday August 13 the students from Dominique School of Dance celebrated their dance examination process at the Heritage Playhouse. A total of 37 students took part in exams in the late spring and received their results recently in Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD) Tap and Modern, and Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) ... Read More »

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