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Coasters Car Club

Members of the Coasters Car Club paraded past Sechelt Hospital April 2 to show appreciation for health care workers fighting COVID-19.  Leslie Ghag photo Read More »

Gibsons Library hosts reconciliation event

It’s a history lesson you’ll never forget. On Saturday, Feb. 23, 6-9 pm, the Gibsons Public Library hosts a KAIROS Blanket Exercise: Reconciliation through Education and Understanding. This unique participatory history lesson – developed in collaboration with Indigenous Elders, knowledge keepers, and educators  – fosters truth, understanding, respect and reconciliation among Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. ... Read More »

Beauty in the broken

The Gibsons Public Art Gallery features Catherine Tableau, Chantal Cardinal and Aurelia Bizouard in ?What Matters! running until March 10. The oddly punctuated title of the show is meant to draw attention to both the importance of the mediums the artists work with, and the way they question and create with their chosen medium. Cardinal ... Read More »

Cultural forum for arts groups

The District of Sechelt and Arts BC are hosting “a community cultural forum” at Seaside Centre on March 1.  Tickets for the day long professional development session, aimed at non-profit organizations, cost $25.  They can be purchased online at  To allow for planning for materials and the included lunch, those interested are encouraged to ... Read More »

Coast events February 21 – March 03

February 21 Beer and burger fundraiser for Elphinstone Cougars team, 101 Brewhouse, Gibsons, 6-9pm, $25 February 21 Creative in the Creek, hosted by Sarah Tompkins and Anna Bethune, with Robin Chauhan, David Roche, and Johanna Marion, Gumboot Cafe, Roberts Creek, 7:30pm, by donation February 22 MedTalks presents three speakers on heart and stroke recovery and ... Read More »

Artesia on Friday

The monthly Artesia Coffee House will be held Friday, Feb. 22 at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in Sechelt. The resident grand piano will be in attendance and played in the first set by Anna Lumiere as she accompanies vocalist and new resident to the Sunshine Coast, Deanna Knight, who will feature some of her ... Read More »

Learn the art of repair

In a world overwhelmed with cheap disposable consumer goods, broken objects are all around us. How does one repair a broken object? An economy of inexpensive disposable consumer goods has eliminated most local repair options. Citizens have no choice but to look for other options. The Sunshine Coast is fortunate to have many skilled tradespeople ... Read More »

Is it collectable or junk? Get it appraised

We all have stuff in our houses that we’ve either collected or inherited. Sometimes items just seem to show up and we don’t even know where they came from. Your chance to find out whether it is worth selling at auction or perhaps taking to the recycling depot is happening on Saturday, Feb. 16 at ... Read More »

A co-op for small cannabis producers?

Small BC cannabis producers, processors and retailers are invited to participate in a provincial consultation process to help shape a BC small cannabis producers and processors co-operative to ensure authentic BC cannabis can be available to consumers across the province, Canada and around the world. The community consultation is being co-hosted by the Cascadia Agricultural ... Read More »

Learn how to identify our cetaceans

There is an urgent need to protect British Columbia’s vulnerable cetacean (whale, dolphin, and porpoise) populations. Of the 27 species of cetaceans that utilize BC’s waters, 12 are listed as “At Risk” under Canada’s Species at Risk Act. These ionic animals are adversely affected by human activity. Prey availability, pollution, and vessel-associated impacts such as ... Read More »

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