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SCCU on board for Home & Cottage Show

For the fifth consecutive year, Sunshine Coast Credit Union stepped forward as a platinum sponsor for the Coast Community Builders’ Association (CCBA) annual Home & Cottage Show to be held June 14 at the Gibsons Arena. CCBA directors recognize and appreciate the Credit Union’s continued support for this development-friendly event. CCBA Secretary-Treasurer Ed Pednaud (left) ... Read More »

Discover multiwavelength sky May 9

Dr. Jeremy Heyl discusses ‘The Multiwavelength Sky’ at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre (Trail and Medusa, Sechelt) at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 9. This presentation by the Sunshine Coast Chapter of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada will explain the most extreme objects in the universe since the Big Bang. Dr. Heyl is a ... Read More »

Rock for Tibet on May 3 at Gibsons United

The Sunshine Coast Tibetan Resettlement Project organizers invite fellow Coasters to enjoy an evening of music, with Tibetan snacks and a display of Tibetan clothing and crafts at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 3 at Gibsons United Church Hall. MC Kevin Crofton will introduce a musical line-up that includes The Cornpones, Denise Olsen, John Marian, Johnny ... Read More »

Bigger fines for distracted drivers another distraction

I have always advocated for hands-free calling and figured “driving without due car and attention” was a sufficiently good catch-all charge People that talk and text on their hand-held smartphones while driving are not nearly as smart as their technology of choice. There you go: I have made my position clear on the current red-hot ... Read More »

Bringing birds, bees, bats into the garden

Wildlife Project provides homes and gardens for wildlife Spring’s arrival offers residents exceptional opportunities to enjoy a range of wildlife activity – birds nesting, amphibians breeding, bees humming among the flowers, and turtle hatchlings leaving their nests.  To enhance the experience, the Sunshine Coast Wildlife Project is encouraging residents to welcome the wild kingdom into ... Read More »

Sechelt Saturday Market re-opens

Dodging the April showers, crowds turned out for the opening Sechelt Farmers Market. Cowrie Street between Shorncliffe and Ocean will be closed to vehicle traffic each Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. as farmers, crafters, artists and artisans offer a variety of fresh produce, plants, and products.  The weekly market continues through to October.  ... Read More »

Peddling around the world

Chris Hergesheimer demonstrates one of the bike mills used to grind local grains into flour. Photo submitted   Flour Peddler heads to South Sudan It’s a long way from the lush rainforests of British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast to the dry scrublands of South Sudan. But Chris Hergesheimer (aka the Flour Peddler) is determined to keep ... Read More »

Rapids reach the Provincials

The Sunshine Coast Rapids Lacrosse team reached the Provincials last weekend in Kamloops. Photo submitted   Lacrosse has quickly grown on the Sunshine Coast over the last few years and there is one reason for that: it’s so much fun. The Sunshine Coast Rapids Peewee team (ages 9 to 12 years old)  under the leadership ... Read More »

Do your children need Vitamin supplements?

The World Health Organization states that  Vitamin A deficiency is the leading cause of preventable blindness in children and increases the risk of disease and death from severe infections.     In our safe community where fresh food is abundant we expect children should get all the  Vitamins and minerals they need for healthy growth ... Read More »

Stolen bagpipes

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