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GPAG show celebrates Heroes of the Continent

In the third in a series of fundraising exhibitions by the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, Gibsons Public Art Gallery and Sunshine Coast Grandmothers and GrandOthers host the Royal City GOGOs’ celebration of African grandmothers, Heroes of the Continent. The art is inspirational and the message is sure to touch the ... Read More »

Portrait of a holiday tradition

Local dancers Jarrett Carlington (the Mouse King) and Luke Hanson pause for a ‘selfie’ during one of the first full dress rehearsals of Coasting Along Theatre’s production of The Nutcracker. Tchaikovsky’s Christmas ballet will be showcased during six performances at Raven’s Cry Theatre December 28 to 31. The central part of Clara will be danced ... Read More »

Owl’s well that ends well

Gibsons Wildlife Rehab founder Clint Davy shows off a recent success – a Great Horned Owl successfully rehabilitated after a resident discovered him, concussed and bleeding on an outside deck. Veterinarians at Sechelt Animal Hospital, where the resident first took the owl for treatment, suspected the owl may have flown into a window. The vets ... Read More »

Welcome to the 60th parallel….

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Letters to the Editor – Opinions

Delivering Canada Post It was ironic that on the day the Conservative government announced major cuts to Canada Post, we received a glossy newletter from MP John Weston – using his free postage service.  The newsletter was notable for two things – the lack of any true content and eleven pictures; pictures of…John Weston. While ... Read More »

Editorial Opinion – Waste to Energy an unimaginative response to no landfill

If the waste industry’s response to no landfill –as legislated in the European Union – is incineration disguised as Waste to Energy (WTE) then it needs to be exposed as bogus –it’s at best a pretty unimaginative alternative. “Well, if we can’t bury rubbish let’s burn it instead” – is pretty lame, you have to ... Read More »

Editorial Opinion – A great-hearted community

Throughout the year, our community rallies as needed to support a variety of groups, causes, and individuals – but it is during the run-up to Christmas that Coasters really shine. As a drop-off depot for the Elves Club, the Local’s office staff have enjoyed watching the boxes fill with toys, food, and gifts of cash ... Read More »

Cap U helps dreams come true

Sometimes when you set goals and work hard, your dreams can become reality. In 2000, when Songie Lee was 14 she came from Korea to live in Vancouver. She knew very little English, but was immediately immersed in the Canadian culture. It was hard to learn English and study her other high school subjects, but ... Read More »

White, Board move forward in 2014

Some have expressed surprise I would choose to end my six-year tenure as chair of the Sunshine Coast Board of Education. Over this period, I’ve worked with five different mayors and three regional district chairs. It was probably getting to seem like I would be here forever, which is exactly why it’s time to leave. ... Read More »

Watch for info on Jan. 18 ferry protest

On November 30 the Minister of Highways held a BC Ferries consultation meeting at Elphinstone High School gym which more than 300 people attended, and many voiced their concerns about having fare increases and schedule cuts. The Minister of Highways is determined to follow through on the presented plan, which leaves the people of the ... Read More »

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