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Business development – the key to our future prosperity

One thing that is often forgotten in today’s world is the level of competition that exists for jobs and industries. We have to be able to demonstrate to such companies that Sechelt is the best choice for them and their employees. A top priority for Sechelt Council is to create more investment, business and industry. ... Read More »

New funding delivers milk to local schools

School District 46 has the following schools participating in this program. • Cedar Grove Elementary • Gibsons Elementary • Halfmoon Bay Elementary • Kinnikinnick Elementary • Langdale Elementary • Madeira Park Elementary • Chatelech Secondary • Elphinstone Secondary Schools participating in the BC School Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Program will now have the option to ... Read More »

Enjoy dinner from your garden

There is something gratifying about watching a seed sprout and grow into a delicious morsel of food. Think about how great it would feel to sit down to a meal full of healthy organic food you have grown yourself. You can do it right at home. If you are not sure how to get started, ... Read More »

Ron Buchhorn appointed as Sechelt’s Chief of Innovation and Growth

Ron graduated from Elphinstone Secondary and obtained a BComm from the University of British Columbia Mayor John Henderson is very pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Buchhorn as Sechelt’s Chief of Innovation and Growth. “Ron is familiar with our community, having lived and worked on the Sunshine Coast for a number of years. He has a ... Read More »

Clean birdfeeders help keep bird populations healthy

Bird lovers are asked to help protect bird populations and prevent the spread of infectious diseases through the regular cleaning of birdfeeders and birdbaths. e Sunshine Coast has seen the return of many small migratory songbirds. ey are returning home from winter retreats to the south. Species such as pine siskins, redpolls and grosbeaks are commonly found in large blocks at ... Read More »

Moss is lovely, but can be a menace

Wood shingles’ porous surface is prime real estate for moss growth The Sunshine Coast is finally warming up, which has brought people out of their homes to start planting gardens, cleaning decks and firing up barbecues. For many Coast residents, their house is located in a cool and damp environment for most of the winter ... Read More »

Editorial Opinion

A daffodil for your thoughts Walking along the beach in Davis Bay this Easter weekend was enough to remind any Coast resident why they chose to live in this incredible place. My memory was flooded with thoughts of kids swimming in the water, fishing off the pier, and even participating in the annual sandcastle building ... Read More »

Try container gardening – it’s easy

Once you have a list of plants you’d like to grow, then create a map (hand drawn) of your deck or patio, and purchase the pots, containers, soils and seeds necessary. On the Sunshine Coast, there is always lots of discussion around small farms and large garden plots, but what can all those people do ... Read More »

Resident honoured at Government House

On March 14, local resident Leonora Gregory-Collura who has given support to autistic children and adults throughout Canada and the USA for 30 years received the 2013 BC Community Achievement Award at Government House. Minister Ida Chong, also a board member of the British Columbia Achievement Foundation said “Winners of this award are citizens from ... Read More »

Are your allergies causing discomfort?

Pollens that are spread by the wind are usually the main cause of seasonal allergies, while pollens that rely on insects (such as the honeybee) to be carried to other plants, do not. Many people on the Sunshine Coast are already starting to complain about their allergies bothering them and spring always seems to be ... Read More »

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