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Coast part of top-ranked recovery effort

The Coastal Communities Social Procurement Initiative (CCSPI) is one of Canada’s Top 100 Recovery Projects according to Future of Good, a digital communication and sharing platform. On Dec. 1, Future of Good selected CCSPI as a program helping communities not just return to normal from the COVID-19 pandemic but to build back for the decade ... Read More »

Property info at the click of a button

Residents of the Sunshine Coast can now easily access information on their property at the click of a button, thanks to a new property reporting tool launched by the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD). The online property reporting tool makes lots of information available to residents, including property descriptions (i.e., size, value), links to rural ... Read More »

Four ways to give greener gifts this holiday season

The traditions we embrace this time of year so often come wrapped in layers of paper, reams of plastic and mountains of disposable shopping bags – which all have a negative impact on our planet. In a typical year, Canadians will see household waste increase by 25 percent between November and New Year’s Day. Gift ... Read More »

A classically shaped holiday dessert

Preparing homemade cakes is an endeavor that families can enjoy together. Baking is a popular holiday tradition in many families, and few cake styles are as recognized as the Bundt cake. The Bundt® pan was created in 1950 by H. David Dahliquist, the founder of the Minneapolis-based Nordic Ware kitchen products manufacturer. The shape was ... Read More »

Don’t let the door hit you on the way out

2020, we are so glad to see you go. Don’t let the door hit you on your way out. This is how many of us are feeling about this most challenging time of our lifetime. But 2020 taught us a lot too. We learned: • Staying apart is hard, yet we’ve found creative ways to ... Read More »

Museum getting upgrades

As you may know, our wonderful museum is closed for the time being. This COVID-19 has affected our daily operations. I really miss seeing everyone from around the world and all the wonderful locals from Langdale to Earls Cove. We have been closed since March 16, 2020. Our busiest time of year is spring and ... Read More »

Cathedrals of the mind

Caitlin Moran said that “a library in the middle of a community is a cross between an emergency exit, a life-raft and a festival. They are cathedrals of the mind; hospitals of the soul; theme parks of the imagination.” During these many challenging months of the pandemic, library life continued to adapt and thrive, as ... Read More »

Weekly Horoscope

Tip of the Week:   This is not just a special week, it is historic. Saturn entered Aquarius on December 16 (12/16/2020 – 3/7/2023) and Jupiter will on the 19th (12/19/2020 – 12/29/2021) Then they will both form an exact and rare conjunction at 0 Aquarius on December 21st or Winter Solstice, which will reveal them ... Read More »

Counterfeit money circulating

Sunshine Coast RCMP would like to warn the public that there have been a few instances recently where retailers have been given counterfeit money. In the most recent instance, a customer attempted to pass a counterfeit $20 bill at a Sechelt convenience store. The alert cashier noticed some discrepancies with the bill and notified the ... Read More »

Persephone to be relocated

BC Ferries has committed to funding the restoration of the Persephone – the wooden vessel made famous by the long-running Beachcombers television series. The 55-year-old boat has been a popular attraction since 2007 when it was first placed at the Five Corners intersection of Gibsons Landing. In addition to a major restoration, the Persephone needs ... Read More »

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