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Resources spread thin as grants-in-aid considered

This week the regional directors at SCRD meet to discuss the grant-in-aid applications from different organizations on the Coast.  Each of the three municipalities has its own grant-in-aid process, which does not require meeting with the regional directors. But we share information on who has applied for funding so that we are aware of any ... Read More »

So – Its almost a week ….

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Letters to the Editor – Opinions

Planting party at Hackett Park Last November, four other community organizations and I approached Sechelt council with the proposal to build a community garden along the boulevard space on Ocean Avenue, looking out from the library at Cowrie, North to Dolphin at the top end of Hackett Park. Council responded with unanimous support for the project ... Read More »

Elphi Show ‘n’ Shine drags out vintage cars

More than 34 vintage cars and trucks rolled out for the inaugural Elphinstone Secondary Show ‘n’ Shine fundraiser supporting the Elphi drag race team on Saturday, May 10. Using funds raised and donated by the Sunshine Coast Drag Racing Association last year, and mentored by SCDRA members, the team purchased two vehicles for conversion to ... Read More »

Coast residents hungry for dinner theatre

Tickets for Driftwood Players’ latest venture, No Ordinary Séance, are the season’s hottest item as dinner theatre returns to the Coast – and it’s a moveable feast. Now halfway through its run, the comedy-mystery plays at Pebbles Restaurant in Sechelt May 17 and 18, moving to the Garden Bay Pub and Restaurant May 24 and ... Read More »

SCRD’s independent auditor’s report

The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) recently received its third consecutive successful Independent Auditor’s Report for its 2012 annual financial statements. Each year, as part of its statutory requirement, an independent and comprehensive financial audit reviews the SCRD’s process to provide reasonable assurance to taxpayers that the SCRD’s financial statements are free from material misstatement.  ... Read More »

Lagoon Society celebrates wild neighbours

They say that the best way to grow a healthy, happy community is to start with getting to know your neighbours.  The Ruby Lake Lagoon Society has taken that to heart and is challenging Coast residents to get to know our wildest neighbours – all the amazing species that live with us here on the ... Read More »

Powerful documentary captures animals’ personalities

Filmmaker Liz Marshall will screen her film The Ghosts in our Machine at the Gibsons Heritage Playhouse on Saturday, May 18 at 7pm (doors open at 6.30). Marshall will be in attendance. A question and answer period will follow the screening hosted by Coast TV’s Tamar Kozlov and acclaimed Canadian filmmaker Bonnie Klein. Award-winning photographer ... Read More »

Guzek’s Tide Line exhibition dazzles

Tide Line, a display of recent work by Greta Guzek, opened at Westwind Gallery in Gibsons on Saturday, May 11 and runs through to May 25. As is usual with Westwind’s openings, the tiny gallery hosted an overflow crowd that spilled out to the terrace overlooking Gibsons harbor. The show dazzles. Guzek’s brilliant use of ... Read More »

Sun Haven School Spring Faire

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