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Body of Light celebrates healing

Coast International Public Art Society (CIPS), a registered BC non-profit society, recently announced it will present Body of Light, a multi-media performance piece created and designed by Gordon Halloran, at the Sechelt Arts Festival in October, 2014. CIPS produced the community interactive Performance for Ice Gate at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, Halloran describes Body ... Read More »

Earth Day call-out

Organizers are calling for vendors, environmental and community organizations, volunteers and donors to join in the Earth Day celebrations at the Roberts Creek Pier on Sunday, April 27 from noon to 5 p.m. Booth space is $10 to $30 for commercial vendors; no charge for environmental and community organizations. Contact Sheila Wilson for more info: ... Read More »

Singing that spring tune-up song

Spring is here, however the winter was a long one with no shortage of painful moments for your auto. It is essential to have your car looked over to ensure your vehicle is road ready for the up coming spring and summer months. A small list of what to do to better prepare your vehicle ... Read More »

Lobster barbecue a seasonal treat

Once upon a time, lobsters were so plentiful they were ‘poor folks’ food.’ Accounts from the 1800s record servants requesting not to eat lobsters more than three times a week. Since then, the lobster industry grew and over-fishing reduced their numbers, elevating them into the luxury market. This is fitting because lobsters are true blue-bloods; ... Read More »

Horoscope April 4 to April 10

Tip of the Week: Aries is the sign of dawn, daybreak, the moment when the sun peaks above the horizon flooding the plane in view with light. Thus the theme of birth, as in the new day, is linked to Aries. It is tempting to confuse the notion of the Constellation of Aries for that ... Read More »

En garde!

Members of the Coast Fencing Club demonstrate stance (and airborne footwork) in their own battle of the blades, the Vancouver Youth Grand Prix.  Photos submitted   Coast fencers capture medals at Olympic Oval Sunshine Coast Fencing Club fencers Mireille Stiles, Caelan Meyer and Dylan Stiles received medals at the Olympic Oval for their success in ... Read More »

Slash piles discovered in Community Forest

Elphinstone Logging Focus (ELF) recently conducted a site visit to the former Wilson Creek Forest, a Sunshine Coast Community Forest (Block EW002) that was logged in 2012, to inspect its current condition and counted 54 slash piles set to be burnt. The BC Wildfire Management Branch requires that post-logging ‘debris’ be removed in some way, ... Read More »

Dobbin delivers a positive message

Residents from the whole lower Coast packed the SIB Hall on Saturday, March 22, as well-known Canadian journalist, thinker and author Murray Dobbin spoke about democracy in Canada. Sponsored by the Sunshine Coast Alliance4Democracy, the presentation message was essentially hopeful: despite assaults on democracy from government laws, policies and the underfunding of services, Canadian values ... Read More »

Bizzo speaks to Coast Biz at Chamber AGM

Gary Bizzo, business coach, and social media expert, will be the keynote speaker at the Gibsons Chamber’s Business Social and AGM on Friday, March 28 at 5 p.m. at the Gibsons Public Market. Bizzo has been nominated for the Business Development Bank of Canada’s Mentorship Award for 2014 for helping manage over 900 start-ups. The ... Read More »

Residents at ‘significant risk’ if earthquake occurs

Auditor General Russ Jones’ latest report, Catastrophic Earthquake Preparedness, states that British Columbians are at significant risk if a catastrophic earthquake were to occur today. The audit found that Emergency Management BC (EMBC), the organization tasked with preparing government’s response to such an event, is not adequately prepared for a catastrophic earthquake. The audit also ... Read More »

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