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shíshálh-BC land use plan engagement

The shíshálh Nation and the Province are looking for public input about land use planning in the Nations’ traditional territory. Residents have until Jan. 31 to submit views via an online survey at landuseplanning.gov.bc.ca. The shíshálh-BC Land Use Plan (LUP) area extends from Roberts Creek through to the head of Queen’s Reach on the Upper ... Read More »

Local government surveys under way

Jan. 25 is the updated response deadline for a community survey on the Town of Gibsons updated strategic plan, 2021 budget, and best ways to deliver information to residents. The survey launched in December is available on the Town’s website at gibsons.ca. The input extension was announced at the Jan. 5 council meeting, as only ... Read More »

DKMYF open to Coast youth

Sunshine Coast Community Services and Coast Cultural Alliance are pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for this year’s Daniel Kingsbury Music for Youth Endowment Grant (DKMYF). Applicants may request funding assistance for opportunities such as music lessons, musical instruments, software, and/or electronic production (e.g., studio time or studio mentoring). COVID-19 does not ... Read More »

Well Done

Bravo Zulu. If you follow any of the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue (RCMSAR) stations or other maritime services such as the Canadian Coast Guard or Navy, you may have heard this term or seen it in the comments. Bravo Zulu or “BZ” is an international naval signal meaning “well done” when referencing actions, ... Read More »

consider putting your property on the market this spring

Spring is one of the most popular times to buy and sell properties on BC’s Sunshine Coast. Flowers are in bloom, the weather starts to warm up, and potential buyers are looking for a home to move into before the new school year. It may still be winter, but if you’re considering putting your property ... Read More »

Community input is integral to council goal-setting.

Recently, Town of Gibsons’ senior staff and council met (online) to update the Strategic Plan we first created near the start of this council’s four-year term. It’s a central document that lays out our six core objectives, along with the planned action items which will help us reach those objectives. Since November 2018, we have ... Read More »

Weekly Horoscope

Tip of the Week:  The Capricorn triple conjunction New Moon with Sun, Moon, and powerful and transformational Pluto has begun. Amidst all the revolutionary Aquarian planet activity, this heavy hit of the Capricorn establishment was lost in the fray. Mercury having formed a conjunction with Pluto on January 4 was the foreshadow and the synchronistic announcement ... Read More »

2020 consumer debt study released

Sands & Associates, BC’s largest firm of Licensed Insolvency Trustees serving individuals and small businesses, released the results of the 2020 BC Consumer Debt Study this week. This unique annual study polled over 1,800 consumers around the province who declared bankruptcy or consolidated debt using a consumer proposal. In addition to examining causes of debt, ... Read More »

Trail closure at Chapman Creek

Infrastructure services staff from the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) are continuing work to secure water mains at the Chapman Creek Water Treatment Plant. This vital work is necessary due to a landslide that occurred in the area in late December. The landslide occurred close to the two water mains feeding the plant from Chapman ... Read More »

Sunshine Coast COVID Physician Task Force Community Update #42

January 11, 2021 Dear Fellow Sunshine Coast Residents: The new year has brought some good news, as we have seen our local case numbers (people with symptoms who test positive for COVID-19) drop from an average of two per day in early December to less than one case per day over the past few weeks. ... Read More »

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