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The Dinner and The Dream

The Gibsons Public Market Society formally began a fund-raising campaign Saturday with a gala that raised tens of thousands of dollars towards major renovations. The cocktail-attire gala – called Cornucopia – sold out all 250 tickets to a roast beef and barbequed salmon dinner.  The public market building on Gower Pt. Road was decorated, and ... Read More »

Small business, big vision

October is Small Business Month. We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the impact our entrepreneurs have on our community and our economy. A ‘small’ business is defined as one with fewer than 50 employees – and in Canada, the small business sector is the ‘little economic engine that could.’ It provides the bulk ... Read More »

Younger gen need to bring health care ideas

The Sunshine Coast Community Foundation is encouraging residents to take part in health care meetings this September to help shape health services on the Coast. In order to get feed back that reflects the opinions of a cross section of the people living in the region, they are hoping to get a good variety of ... Read More »

Town of Gibsons rejects LNG plans

At the last regular council meeting, Town of Gibsons (TOG) council voted to tell Ottawa it wants Liquified Natural Gas tankers banned in Howe Sound, based on concerns about safety and interrupted ferry service for the Coast. The Town of Gibsons motion tabled July 15 states, “LNG is soliciting interest to build an LNG export ... Read More »

Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue keep boaters safe

A major help and resource for our boating residents and visitors is the Sunshine Coast division of the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue or RCM-SAR. You may see them at local docks and marinas or out on the waves doing SAR prevention, as they perform courtesy pleasure craft checks and on the water safety ... Read More »

Gibsons water in flux

Town of Gibsons residents experienced water interruptions on Friday, July 4. Concerned people were calling the switchboard with questions, but water service was restored by 2 pm for most areas except Corlett Road. “We’re still working and hoping to get it done today,” a Town of Gibsons receptionist explained. Gibsons officials reported that their consultants ... Read More »

South Coast Ford hosts playground fundraiser

      Innovative test-drive event yields cash for accessible playground at Gibsons Elementary School. South Coast Ford brought Ford Motor Company of Canada Limited’s innovative Drive 4 UR School program to the Sunshine Coast on Saturday, June 14 to raise money for Gibsons Elementary School. For every person who test-drove a Ford F-150, Explorer, ... Read More »

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