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Botanical sale blooms on garden site

Last Saturday's botanical plant sale, hosted by the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden Society was different - for the first time it was held on the site of the proposed botanical garden on Mason Road, and it was a wild success.

Rose Schwarz says thank-you

"Why don't you eat something," yelled a guy in a car speeding past Rose and Tani Schwarz as they made their way to the hospital in Calgary. Rose would love to eat.

Partnership provides resources

Accessing learning centres on the Sunshine Coast just got a little easier, thanks to a partnership between Community Futures Sunshine Coast and Capilano University.

A day of networking and sharing

A community leadership conference geared towards non-profit groups, business owners and community leaders is set for later this month in Gibsons. Thursday, May 28, from 1 to 5:30 p.m.

Flying up, flying high

The Girl Guides held their Flying Up ceremony on the grounds at Chaster House during a sunny break in otherwise stormy weather Monday.

Anglican church goes green

Following a challenge to Anglicans in 2006, environmental justice has arrived on the Sunshine Coast. St. Hilda's Anglican Church has the auspicious honour of being the first accredited green church in the Diocese of New Westminster.

Greenfield launches new book

Join Sunshine Coast author, Tony Greenfield on May 13 at the Gibsons and District Public Library for a slide show presentation and launch of his new book, Waterfalls of British Columbia.

B.C. Grandmothers win Rosemary Brown award

The BC Grandmothers Campaign, made up of over 50 grandmothers groups, is the collective recipient of this year's Rosemary Brown award. This award is a memorial to the life and work of the late Hon.

Why forage fish matter?

You have heard it before, "all things are connected." Can you connect beach sand grains to the food chain of Pacific salmon, blue herons or killer whales? These species are some of the hundreds of predators on the "forage fishes" of the sea.

Bountiful - home of B.C.'s secret sect

Jancis Andrews does not mince words when she's talking about the Fundamental Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS). She deplores the constant foot-dragging of the B.C.
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