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Mayor Henderson speaks to business community

On Friday May 3, the Sechelt and District Chamber of Commerce held their second annual Mayor’s Breakfast at Pebbles restaurant in downtown Sechelt. This event was sponsored by  Mike Zanchetta, owner/operator of Sound Attraction. The breakfast was a great opportunity for business owners to ask questions of their local government and receive direct answers. Mayor ... Read More »

Reflect on mental health at Gibsons Library

Mental Health Week is May 6 to 12 and has been celebrated by the Canadian Mental Health Association since 1951. This year, Gibsons Public Library will have books, materials, and extra resources available to its patrons. It’s a good time to learn, talk, reflect and engage with others on all issues relating to mental health. ... Read More »

If you haven’t started planting, now is the time

There is little chance of frost here in late April so it’s a great time to start getting your seeds in the ground. Canada has many di erent climate zones that range from 0 (coldest) to 9 (warmest).  The Sunshine Coast allows plants with a Hardiness Zone rating of 8 to grow here.  This rating system is a ... Read More »

Can you get enough Vitamin D solely from the sun?

Adequate levels of Vitamin D can help in the prevention of many conditions and illnesses including cancer, heart disease, hypertension, depression, arthritis, and diabetes. Whether you are reading Scientific American or BC Living Magazine you are no doubt seeing articles on the benefits of Vitamin D.  The overall buzz around Vitamin D is incredible and with ... Read More »

It’s the season for allergies

More than one in six Canadians suffer from hay fever, or seasonal allergic rhinitis. Depending on what a person is allergic to, allergy season can start in the early spring and last right through to the first killing frost of the autumn. Spring has arrived, which for some can mean months of sneezing, itchy eyes, nose and ... Read More »

Burger benefit at Boomers for Naturally Autistic People Awards

This will be the first of a series of monthly benefit fundraisers and awareness opportunities for our local community to get involved. Find out more about this international conference and awards gala. On April 26, Boomers Burger Bar at Sunnycrest Mall will host a benefit for the upcoming International Naturally Autistic People Awards Convention and Festival (INAPA) to ... Read More »

Spring up from your mat and reach for the sun

Yoga is a science that has been practiced for thousands of years. It consists of ancient theories, observations and principles about the mind and body connection that is now being proven by modern medicine. Like it or not, it is that time of year. The days are getting longer and the sun salutations are calling ... Read More »

Buying eyewear online seems like a good idea – but is it really?

Whether you are looking for contact lenses or glasses, buying them online is just not as easy as it appears. People are hooked in with the promise of discounted pricing and quick shipping, but it is hard to understand that the discounted fees are simply a reflection of the quality and attention to detail. By ... Read More »

Time for the barbie, mate!

The benefits of using gas are that it heats the barbecue more quickly and you can easily control the temperature. As Sunshine Coast residents start to spend more and more time outdoors, it only follows that it is important to look into simplifying meals and cooking outside as often as possible. Outdoor living spaces have ... Read More »

Find out what’s on deck

With the many types and styles of decks to choose from, it is important to understand how it will fit with your yard and landscaping. Any kind of deck, or patio, will add value and beauty to your home as well as functionality to your yard. The are four basic types of decks, each with ... Read More »

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