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Supportive Housing Modules Craned into Place

A 350 tonne crane was employed to lift and stack modules for the School Road Supportive Housing site in Gibsons starting on August 3. Gibsons Councillor David Croal explained that the crane, which required special arrangements to be transported to the Coast aboard BC Ferries, is slated to be working at the site until August ... Read More »

Gibsons Pool Closed, Other Rec Facilities to Reopen

The pool will remain empty at the Gibsons Aquatic Centre until at least the new year. At its July 30 meeting, the SCRD board made decisions about its recreational facilities to address growing deficits since its facilities closed in mid-March, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The board decided to keep the Gibsons Aquatic Centre closed ... Read More »

Rezoning for Venture Way Cannabis Facility Endorsed

The zoning amendment to allow a cannabis micro-production facility at 1037 Venture Way was endorsed July 28, despite Gibsons’ Mayor Bill Beamish’s call for additional information. Beamish stated he wanted more details on the project proponent and the plans for the property. After being advised by staff that those questions were not pertinent to the ... Read More »

MIdsummer Nights Dream presented

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It was bedtime

Overnight on July 17, a suspect stole several pieces of clothing that had been hung out to dry at a residence in the 400 block of Eaglecrest Drive, Gibsons. The stolen articles are described as pajama tops in pink, red, mint green with snowflakes, and black with a bird design. No other thefts were reported. ... Read More »

Bursary for young filmmaker

Elphinstone graduate Siera Marits was “super-honoured” and thankful to be selected as recipient of the 2020 Judy Lynne Memorial Bursary from the Sunshine Coast Film Society. This first-time award from the society was established in memory of Gibsons area resident Judy Lynne, who spent seven years on the SCFS Board, including five years as chair. ... Read More »

Accusations of Bias at the Trellis Public Hearing

The Trellis/Silverstone Seniors Care project which has been controversial with the community for over five years passed its public hearing requirement on July 28. After an hour and twenty minutes, Sechelt Mayor Darnelda Siegers concluded the hearing with a reminder that Council was now able to give the bylaws to enable the project further consideration. ... Read More »

Free ferry reservation system coming

The head of BC Ferries (BCF) has revealed that a second ferry for the Sunshine Coast route is no longer in the plans, and that priority boarding for Coast residents may be replaced with a free reservation system. Mark Collins, BCF president and chief executive officer, spoke at the Sechelt and District Chamber of Commerce ... Read More »

Weekly Cartoon

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The slow in Sundays

Slow Sundays in the Creek is now in its fifth – although truncated – season. In 2016, then-Roberts Creek SCRD area director/musician Mark Lebbell suggested to Graham Walker that having some music at the gazebo behind the Roberts Creek Library would be a great way to slow down traffic on Lower Rd. on Sundays. Walker ... Read More »

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