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Pitch in at Islands Clean Up

The annual Islands Clean Up is happening again with Sunshine Coast island folks, and anyone looking to have some fun while tidying local watery nooks. “Each year, the island folks look forward to the event and make sure they register (for flag stops) and be sure they know what material to bring and how to ... Read More »

Wilderness Lodge invites you to Fly and Dine

Ever thought you could be sampling exquisite foods and have an unforgettable adventure all in one afternoon or evening, and right here on the Sunshine Coast? A locally-owned wilderness lodge is trying to make it easier for more people living here to enjoy what a lot of international travellers have already experienced. “We realized we ... Read More »

Winery Opens to Community Applause

The opening of a new winery in Sechelt drew friends, dignitaries and the public to taste Sunshine Coast Winery’s first wines last Thursday, and invited the general public on Saturday. Amid the new winery’s facilities set still in the backdrop of lush Selma Park’s elegant flower gardens, winery co-owner and operator, Iris Fan welcomed everyone ... Read More »

Sunshine Coast Winery unveils new wines

Get ready to taste more fine local fare on July 5 when Sunshine Coast Winery unveils their new wines from our region’s very first commercial vintners. On the warm and scenic slope above Selma Park, a lot of activity is going on. Farmers are tending the land, while vines, orchard trees and bushes are soaking ... Read More »

Health and wellness survey needs 1,300 voices by June 30

Time is running out to hear the voices of 1,300 people across Sea to Sky and the Sunshine Coast, as the deadline approaches for the My Health My Community survey to capture residents’ health statistics. The online survey closes June 30, 2014, and aims to collect health and well- being information from four per cent ... Read More »

Celebrate Archeology Day June 21

An early-twentieth century First Nations peace pipe originating in Northern Alberta is resting at the shíshálh First Nation’s tems swiya Museum in the Raven’s Cry complex, awaiting possible repair, restoration, and repatriation. Donor Linda Harris explains that the pipe was originally gifted to her great grandfather, Henry Reed, by a band in the Edmonton area, ... Read More »

Coastal couple rolls out Hippos for Africa

A new breed of hippos are being launched on the Sunshine Coast through the efforts of Gibson residents Luke Vorstermans and Linda Ryan. The Hippo is a much smarter way to collect and move water. And for millions of African women who spend up to six hours a day on this domestic chore, it’s a ... Read More »

Invasive fruit fly now on Coast

Spotted Wing Drosophila is a fruit fly new to the Sunshine Coast region. It lays its eggs while the fruit is forming, causing it to rot before it can be harvested. This invasive fruit fly attacks more than once per season and poses a real threat to area food crops. To help area gardeners and ... Read More »

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