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Helping displaced Tibetans settle on the Coast

In 2007 the Dalai Lama asked the Canadian government to consider allowing exiled Tibetans who are currently living in impoverished settlements in northeastern India to resettle in Canada.

Cast and crew needed for new season

TheDriftwood Players street theatre troupe, Story Theatre, is looking for actors, musicians and stage crew for another summer of classic storytelling, fables and original works - no experience necessary! The troupe's sixth season kicks off with a wee

Gibsons youth receives achievement award

The Child Welfare League of Canada (CWLC) has announced its national achievement award winners, and a Gibsons youth is among this year's recipients.

Sechelt Legion mourns a great one

Friends and family are mourning the loss of Charles (Charlie) Stephens, one of the oldest members of Sechelt Branch No. 140 of the Royal Canadian Legion. Stephens passed away in Totem Lodge on Sunday, April 1. He was 99 years old.

Banner tradition better than ever

During week five, the last week of banner painting for Gibsons, the project's volunteer organizer, Connie Johnston, is as pleased as punch. "What I want is people's best," she said. And she got it. The hand-painted banners look smashing.

Environmental group receives grant

Cottage Life is pleased to announce that the Sunshine Coast Wildlife Project is one of the 2012 recipients of the Cottage Life Environment Grant.

Barker serves up A Fine Romance

In the spring of his life, poet Terry Barker of Sechelt was attracted to a young woman, Connie, like a moth to flame. They wed and he promised her a trip along the exotic Silk Road - one day.

Benefit concert to raise awareness

A benefit concert featuring hundreds of photographs with live music will be held next Saturday, April 14, at the Roberts Creek Hall in support of preserving the forests of Mount Elphinstone. The benefit gets going at 7:30 p.m.

Moths in your backyard

The Sunshine Coast Natural History Society presents an interesting discussion on B.C. moths at its next meeting on Friday, April 13. Libby and Rick Davis will give a presentation on B.C. moths.

St. Bart's Food Bank needs help

In 2010, the Anglican Parish of St. Aidan and St. Bartholomew started a food bank to help close a significant gap in services on the Sunshine Coast. Open from 1 to 3 p.m.
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