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Grants available for child-care providers

A total of $14.8 million in major capital funding is now available to child-care providers throughout the province to create new licensed child-care spaces for BC kids. Non-profit child-care providers can apply for up to $500,000, while private child-care organizations can apply for up to $250,000. Funding can be used to build a new child ... Read More »

Improvements needed to protect community watersheds

An investigation of how well the Forest and Range Practices Act (FRPA) protects drinking water in community watersheds has identified a number of improvements necessary to help ensure government objectives for drinking water quality and quantity are achieved. “The status and management of community watersheds needs to be reviewed by government to ensure this resource ... Read More »

Celebrate Mom on Mother’s Day

Whether she’s still hard at work raising children or her kids have grown up and now have children of their own, Mom deserves our best efforts come Mother’s Day. And while traditional gifts like flowers and chocolate might be enjoyable, those who want to go the extra mile for Mom this year might consider the ... Read More »

Sink or swim!

April Tools draws crowds to Pender With 14 teams entered – the largest number since the April Tools Challenge first launched in 2001 – organizers counted this year’s event one of their best ever. Crowds lined the government wharf and outlooks in Seafarer Park as teams launched craft constructed of a half-sheet of plywood, an ... Read More »

SCCU on board for Home & Cottage Show

For the fifth consecutive year, Sunshine Coast Credit Union stepped forward as a platinum sponsor for the Coast Community Builders’ Association (CCBA) annual Home & Cottage Show to be held June 14 at the Gibsons Arena. CCBA directors recognize and appreciate the Credit Union’s continued support for this development-friendly event. CCBA Secretary-Treasurer Ed Pednaud (left) ... Read More »

Credit Unions focus on members’ financial well-being

Average Canadian household owes $1.63 for every dollar in disposable income earned Sixty per cent of Canadians state that their current level of debt does not allow them to save as much as they would like, with 31 per cent of Canadians unable to save any money at all, a recent study by a group ... Read More »

Fans of Middle Ages gather in Gibsons

Oyez, Oyez! The Gibsons Curling Club will be transformed on Saturday, May 3 as the Coast’s first medieval fair hosts members of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA). Travelling from across BC and the western United States, fans of the Middle Ages will gather in costume to recreate that period in history not as it ... Read More »

Discover multiwavelength sky May 9

Dr. Jeremy Heyl discusses ‘The Multiwavelength Sky’ at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre (Trail and Medusa, Sechelt) at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 9. This presentation by the Sunshine Coast Chapter of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada will explain the most extreme objects in the universe since the Big Bang. Dr. Heyl is a ... Read More »

Trustees shine at BCSTA AGM

SD46 Trustee Christine Younghusband (third from the left) was elected to the BC School Trustee Association’s Board of Directors at its recent AGM.   Photo submitted Trustees from School District No. 46 had a strong presence at the 2014 BC School Trustees Association AGM, held April 24-26 in Vancouver. Most significantly, Sechelt School Trustee Christine ... Read More »

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