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Found Property On Feb. 9, an anonymous person turned in a found iPhone. The owner may claim within 90 days with a detailed description. The phone has some distinctive features. Please reference police file 2021-902. Traffic violation On Feb. 9, police witnessed a vehicle on Highway 101 near Nickerson Road, Sechelt, having mechanical issues. As ... Read More »


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New fire truck arrives in Sechelt

Sechelt is home to the province’s first 100 foot 2020 Pierce ‘Ascendant’ mid-mount aerial ladder fire truck. The tandem axle vehicle, weighing in at 43,605 kilograms, arrived at the Sechelt Fire Hall Feb. 5. Commercial Emergency Equipment supplied the truck at the cost of $1.5 million. That price reflects over $225,000 in discounts obtained by ... Read More »

Round one debate on 2021 SCRD budget complete

A focus on ground sources for water supply, landfill issues and staffing and benefits for volunteer fire departments appeared as high-impact items in the first round of the 2021 SCRD budget debate. These discussions were completed on Feb. 8, after five hour plus meetings that day and on Feb. 1 and 2. Area E Director ... Read More »

Views vary on Sechelt’s ops centre project

With two weeks left for Sechelt voters to register opposition to municipal borrowing of up to $2.77 million for a new operations (ops) centre, a range of opinions on the project and the loan are being expressed. Sechelt has ramped up communications in support of moving forward with both initiatives. As the alternative approval process ... Read More »

VCH reminds residents to plan ahead before visiting COVID-19 test collection sites

Since Nov. 16, all residents in the Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) region are offered two options for COVID-19 test collection: either saline gargle or nasopharyngeal swab when they visit certain COVID-19 test collection sites. However, test collectors are reporting some recipients arrive unprepared for the saline gargle test collection, excluding this as a viable testing ... Read More »

Enhanced COVID-19 health and safety measures for K-12 schools

Enhanced safety measures and $121.2 million in federal funding are on the way, as the Province continues to strengthen health and safety plans in K-12 schools to keep students, teachers, and staff safe during the pandemic. All middle and secondary students and K-12 staff will now be required to wear non-medical masks in all indoor ... Read More »

BC tops over 70,000 COVID-19 cases

BC reported another 1,236 new cases of COVID-19 over the past weekend, bringing the provincial total to 70,952. There are 3,976 active cases of COVID-19 in the province right now, with 234 individuals hospitalized, 69 of whom are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation. Currently, 6,923 people are under ... Read More »

Enter your pet in the BC SPCAs Calendar Contest, Feb 11–28

Is there a special animal who always puts a smile on your face? Celebrate them by winning them a spot in the BC SPCA’s 2022 Calendar. For many animal-lovers, their pets have gotten them through some tough times during the past year, and the Calendar Contest, presented by Hill’s Pet Nutrition, offers a great way to ... Read More »

Nominate BC’s champions of multiculturalism, anti-racism

The province is seeking nominations to honour individuals and organizations that are strengthening multiculturalism and taking a stand against racism and discrimination throughout BC. British Columbians can now submit nominations for the Multiculturalism and Anti-Racism Awards for individuals, organizations, and youth whose work has enhanced inclusion and cultural diversity and reduced racism and discrimination in ... Read More »

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