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Forum on dying featured at Chatelech

The Sunshine Coast Hospice Society is hosting a cross-cultural discussion around dying, at Chatelech Secondary in Sechelt on June 22 at 7pm. This is a collaboration between the society and members of the shíshálh Nation as part of our community engagement program and our 30th anniversary celebrations. One of our mandates is to help people ... Read More »

Home show a hit again

Patrons peruse some of the more than 80 booths at the Coast Community Builders Association Home and Garden Expo in the Gibsons Community Centre on June 10. Donna McMahon photo Read More »

Summer reading for kids at Gibsons library

Summer is on its way.  A season for kids of all ages to play, imagine, relax and explore, and that is exactly what the Gibsons Public Library has in store. The summer reading club will once again offer younger children the chance to play games, hear stories, make friends and be creative, all while encouraging ... Read More »

Don’t let the heat get to you

Summer is approaching and for those who are prone to heat exhaustion or heatstroke, summer can have a whole other meaning. Heat stroke can be serious and come on suddenly. It most frequently affects older people, young children and people who exercise in the heat. The skin becomes hot and red, perspiration may be absent ... Read More »

Saturday’s Home & Garden Expo – make it a family affair

Gwyntie van Tuyl Weswick, President of the Coast Community Builders Association (CCBA), invites the entire Sunshine Coast to enjoy a fun filled Home & Garden Expo on Saturday June 10th at the Gibsons Area & Community Centre.  Through collaboration between the CCBA and event coordinator Cindy Richard, we anticipate another record year of attendance – ... Read More »

Farmers Market offers summer treats

A vendor displays her wares at the Sechelt Farmers Market June 3. Donna McMahon photo Read More »

A bright light on dark matter

Sunshine Coast Chapter of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada welcomes Prof. Julio Navarro to the Arts Centre in Sechelt June 9 at 7:30pm. His topic will be “Dark Matter and Dark Energy: the puzzling forces that shape our Universe”. The universe is a puzzle still being solved. As a cosmologist, Prof. Navarro studies this ... Read More »

Say not to knotweed

In the UK, the spread of Japanese knotweed has become a multi-billion pound problem. Property owners cannot sell or get insurance for infested lots. Knotweed is not that big a problem here on the Sunshine Coast but it is a “growing” one. In fact, where there used to be a few stalks along the 101, ... Read More »

Co-op car now at ferry terminal weekends

In time for the busy summer travel season the Coast Car Co-op is excited to announce that travelers arriving at Langdale will have access to a Coast Car Co-op vehicle.  As of June 2 the Toyota Corolla will be conveniently located at the Langdale Ferry Terminal from Friday to Sunday. The Coast Car Co-op Board ... Read More »

Home show: ‘Life Re-Imagined, Coastal Style’

“Life Re-Imagined, Coastal Style” is the theme of this year’s Home and Garden Expo on Saturday, June 10 10am-4pm at the Gibsons and Area Community Centre. This is the 8th annual home show organized by the Coast Community Builders Association to showcase the industry’s best builders, finishers, landscapers and interior design experts. It is the ... Read More »

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