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Doctor changed treatment of developmental disabilities

Dr. Dana Brynelsen has helped change how society views people with developmental disabilities. As provincial advisor of the Infant Development Programs of BC from their inception in the early 1970s until 2010, Brynelsen worked hard to foster a culture of inclusion at a time when segregation of children with developmental disabilities was the norm. She ... Read More »

Back in Time – Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives

Ever wondered what Sechelt looked like in the early 1920s? Or what the school in Egmont looked like in the 1930s? Imagine being able to search more than 7,000 photographs that document the development of the Sunshine Coast since the early 1900s. At the Museum that’s what we get to do every day, searching our ... Read More »

Books & Beyond – Gibsons and District Public Library

The Gibsons and Sechelt public libraries and School District 46 have joined forces to increase support for children and their families to improve literacy skills. Our first step in achieving this goal is to ensure that every student in the district has a library membership. Earlier this month, thanks to help from School District Superintendent ... Read More »

The message of aloha from a master

Esteemed Hawaiian emissary and hula master, Puna Kalama Dawson, will be giving a public presentation at Davis Bay Hall, Saturday May 28 from 7-9pm. As a descendant of Queen Kalama and Hawaiian kahunas, Puna has embraced her responsibility to perpetuate Hawaiian culture. She is a “Kumu Hula” (a master teacher) of traditional Hawaiian dance, a ... Read More »

Mountie gets his ATV

On May 15, an RCMP officer in Roberts Creek observed an ATV driver fail to stop at the intersection of Roberts Creek Road and Lower Road. The officer tried to pull over the ATV, but it quickly sped ahead and turned onto a side-road, tossing a female passenger onto the roadway. The officer stopped to ... Read More »

Motoring manners

On May 12, a southbound driver reported mischief to her vehicle after she noticed something being tossed out of the window of a white northbound vehicle in the 3300 block of Highway 101, Roberts Creek. The object, which appeared to be a white dinner plate, struck the southbound vehicle on the hood, shattered and scattered ... Read More »

Weekly Horoscope May 20 – 26

Tip of the Week:  The storm of 5 planets retrograde is slowly lifting. The first to resume its forward motion was Jupiter on May 9th. Now Mercury on Sunday the 22nd under the light of the Full Moon in Sagittarius completes its 2nd of 3 retrograde cycles for 2016, the next occurring in late August. ... Read More »

Win a telescope

The Sunshine Coast Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada invites youth on the Sunshine Coast to dazzle us with their artistic creativity and scientific knowledge. We are holding a poster contest on the theme of the Deep Sky, and posters should depict the wonders that can be viewed with telescopes above the Sunshine ... Read More »

Bearly there

Bears are out and about, and they’re hungry… According to WildSafeBC community coordinator Kim Drescher, bears are always hungry. In our semi-rural environment, with housing developments often abutting forests, ravines, and animal corridors, it’s important for humans to change their behaviour and so reduce close encounters of the bear kind. Davis Bay residents are currently ... Read More »

Day of Giving at the Bot

TELUS employees, retirees and friends joined Botanical Garden volunteers during the Annual TELUS Day of Giving on Saturday, May 31. This combined volunteer force pulled mountains of weeds, trimmed encroaching grass and laid out new wood chip paths in the demonstration vegetable garden, located at 5941 Mason Road, Sechelt.  All the food grown in the ... Read More »

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