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The Sunshine Coast:
Welcome to the Sunshine Coast! A scenic 40-minute ferry ride from Vancouver, the Sunshine Coast offers endless choices for recreation,culture and fun for all ages. The approximately 100 km of mainland coastline is home to three main communities (Gibsons, Sechelt and Pender Harbour) as well as several enchanting and unique villages.

Did you know?

  • The Sunshine Coast is expected to grow almost 20% in the next 10 years.
  • The New York Times listed the Sunshine Coast as one of the top 30 places in North America to visit.
  • It is one of the warmest places in B.C, in terms of both temperature (approx. 2400 hours of sunny skies/year) and the vitality of its people!

More Sunshine Coast Facts

Population: 30,800
Average age: 47.2

TOP 5 INDUSTRIES:

  • 12% - Retail Trade
  • 11% - Manufacturing
  • 11% - Health Care/Social Services
  • 8% - Construction
  • 7% - Accommodation/ Food Services

CONSUMER SPENDING:

  • Transportation: $87,946,000
  • Clothing: $23,079,000
  • Household Furnishings: $17,699,000
  • Recreation Vehicles: $4,208,000
  • Recreation: $33,170,000
  • Health Care: $17,312,000

Readership Information:

70% - 18+
77% - under 40
67% - Male
73% - Female
(Combase 04/05)

CLASSIFIED ADS

A strong measure of a newspapers readership can be closely related to the strength of its classified section. Our award winning classified department produces a robust 16-20 page weekly section. We are home to the guaranteed classified and the largest career section on the Coast. With several sections and purchase options available, it is the standard for the local marketplace.

Place a Classified Ad:
Deadline: Display ads - Tuesday by 5 p.m.; Line ads - Wednesday by 3:00 p.m.
Email: classified@coastreporter.net
Tel: (604)885-4811

Coast Reporter Classified Pricing  

DISPLAY ADS

Place a Display Ad:
Deadline:  Booking - Tuesday by 4 p.m. ; Ad design - Tuesday by 4 p.m. ; Ad supplied - Tuesday by 4 p.m. ; Changes - Wednesday by 3 p.m.
General email: sales@coastreporter.net

For advertising rates, please contact one of our sales team members below.

Advertising Contacts:

To discuss advertising opportunities, please contact a member of our Sales Team.

Pat Paproski

Pat Paproski
Sechelt Territory
Sales Manager
pat@coastreporter.net
(604) 885-4811 ext. 233

Deanna Harvey

Deanna Harvey
Gibsons Territory
Print and Digital Sales Consultant
deanna@coastreporter.net
(604) 885-4811 ext. 258

Lorraine Wareham

Lorraine Wareham
Pender Harbour Territory,
Sunshine Coast Tourist Guide

Print and Digital Sales Consultant
lorraine@coastreporter.net
(604) 885-4811 ext. 232

Nancy Tiffin

Nancy Tiffin
Special Projects Manager
nancy@coastreporter.net
(604) 885-4811 ext. 227

Paul Dwyer

Paul Dwyer
Coast Life Sales Consultant
paul@coastreporter.net
(604) 885-4811 ext. 226