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Meetings to start for cancer support group

The Ruby Slipper Cancer Support Groupwill kick off regular meetingsMarch 16. The Community Resource Centre (CRC) will host the support group every first and third Saturday of the month from 1 to 3 p.m.

Local man gives up materialism to walk across Canada

Once a businessman focused on the almighty dollar, Boyd Lalonde has decided to turn his back on his old life and walk across Canada in the hope of finding a happier existence.

Youth invited to forum

In 2013, the Canadian Cancer Society is celebrating its 75th anniversary. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the Cancer Society is hosting a youth forum. The society is looking for youth from across B.C. to help them change cancer forever.

Whiskey tasking fundraiser March 10

On Sunday afternoon March 10, from 4 to 6:30 p.m., a large section of the local Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Sechelt will be transformed into a unique lounge for 50 paying guests gathered to sample prime single malt whiskey.

Celebrating Coast Salish traditions

Back by popular demand, the Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives celebrates the traditions of the Coast Salish people with a cedar hat weaving workshop, facilitated by Jessica Casey. The two-day workshop takes place March 9 and 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.

Open house celebrates shared located

On Saturday, Feb. 16, Sunshine Coast Child Care Resource and Referral Program (CCRR) and the Community Resource Centre (CRC) hosted an open house and children's art show to celebrate their new shared location.

Youth tackle mini mudder and Y-Games

SC Spirit of Excellence held two events for kids and youth at YMCA Camp Elphinstone on Sunday, Feb. 18. Some 100 participants solved exciting physical and mental challenges following a two-hour course on forest trails.

Local event planned

On Friday, March 1, the women of France invite you to join with them in the World Day of Prayer celebration, praying under the theme "I was a stranger and you welcomed me.

Sweaters, sweaters, everywhere

During the week of Feb. 2 to 9, businesses in Sechelt turned down the heat and collected sweaters. This project was an initiative of Business Improvement Associations of British Columbia (BIABC) with the sponsorship of FortisBC.

A chance for students to get published

Young writers from kindergarten to Grade 12 in School District No. 46 (SD46) have the chance to get published this summer.