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The new Cuban economic model

Cuba's people, culture and economy have proven remarkably resilient despite four decades of political and economic isolation.

Coasters take up the challenge

Three canoes from the Sunshine Coast participated in the annual Pulling Toegther Canoe Journey from July 2 to 8 on the west coast of Vancouver Island.

History through song and dance

The Sechelt Nation is singing and dancing their culture back to life through the Xwamtsut program.

KidSport receives more support

KidSport Sunshine Coast was able to increase the number of kids on the Sunshine Coast to play in sports with a recent fundraiser hosted by Trail Bay Home Hardware and from contributions from the Sunshine Coast Lions Club.

A celebration in support of Robin Wheeler

The Sunshine Coast is a fabulous community, a place of warm relationships, interesting characters and caring for each other, not to mention high awareness of issues such as sustainable agriculture and respect for the planet.

Disabled man helps those in need

Although 22-year-old Jordan McCourt is confined to a wheelchair, suffers from seizures and cerebral palsy and has a hole in his heart, he is working to help those less fortunate. "It makes me happy to help.

Students food fun has community benefits

A joining of the Botanical Garden Society and Chatelech Secondary School Foods classes has resulted in a multitude of positive experiences for students and the community at large.

Kiel Strang - a scholarly success story

Editor's note: This is the sixth in a series of stories about people who were raised on the Sunshine Coast who are making a successful mark in the world of their chosen vocations.

Trends evolve at major quilt show

A display of nearly 200 quilts filled the arena at Gibsons and Area Com-munity Centre last weekend in a biennial show hosted by the SC Quilters' Guild.

Metcalfe received service award

The Rotary Club of Sechelt is honoured to give this year's Service Above Self Award to Kay Metcalfe.
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