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St. Bart's set to open food bank to combat growing need

While it may seem we live in a wealthy corner of the world, there are still those on the Sunshine Coast who go to bed without a proper meal. Rev. Peter van der Leelie of St.

Grants awarded to local projects

The Sunshine Coast Early Childhood Planning Table is pleased to announce the awards of Success By 6 grants to local projects that enhance our supports for families with young children.

Wearable art a winner

A three-day juried exhibition of fabric arts held in the library of Elphinstone Secondary School was a highlight of the Gibsons Landing Fibre Arts Festival last weekend. Wearable art is the realm of Ursula Bentz of Gibsons.

A day of exploration, a day of fun

What is it about young children and diggers? I'm sure every parent is filled with the same sense of wonder when they first see their child's eye-bulging, owl-screeching reaction to anything with wheels.

Local student learns life lessons on Costa Rican adventure

Seventeen year-old Sechelt student Sara Brad-shaw recently returned from a month of practising Spanish and soaking in Costa Rican culture.

Lions Club promises lots of garlic fun

The Pender Harbour Lions Club is getting in the garlic spirit for its inaugural Summer Garlic Festival. The festival takes place Saturday, Aug. 28, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Two more host families needed

As part of the Canada World Youth (CWY) program, the Sunshine Coast has been chosen to host a group of 18 youth aged 17 to 24 from across Canada and South Africa from Aug. 27 to Nov. 15.

A celebration of diversity

Pride - an affirmation of oneself and the community as a whole. Pride is alive and well on the Sunshine Coast. The celebration of pride and diversity began with rainbow flags, balloons and streamers at a fun-filled Pride dance Saturday night (Aug.

Program forges friendships between students, Coast

Two weeks of English language classes and Canadian culture proved too short for many of the 20 young Japanese women who participated in the program and the host families who welcomed them to the Coast.

On the road in Aberdeen

Editor's note: The Coast String Fiddlers are in Aberdeen, Scotland for the Aberdeen International Youth Festival and parent chaperone Kathy Wood and some of the participants will be updating Coast Reporter readers in the next few weeks of their trip.
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