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In the Community

Volunteers arrive on the Coast

Eighteen Canada World Youth (CWY) members have arrived on the Coast and have dived into a three-month stint of volunteering with local organizations.

Cook it up for teens

Pastry chef April Qureshi of The Sweet Chef Artisan Bakery in Gibsons is offering her skills to local teens in a five-week cooking course called Cook It Up.

Lots to see and do at the Faire

The ninth annual Pender Harbour Fall Faire is just around the corner. The Faire is set for Saturday, Oct. 3 when Madeira Park will transform into a fun-filled centre of festivities. Jump on the hayride to get around town and see all the events.

Environmental theme takes centre stage

Through my Canada World Youth (CWY) exchange, our environmental theme has taken centre stage as we live our lives in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Qué.

Coast chapter announces new community champion

In every community across B.C., kids want a chance to play sport. Unfortunately, some families simply can't afford the registration fees for their child to play in a season of sport.

First call for performance a hit

The Ice Painting Project Society hosted the first Call for Participation for Performance for Ice Gate, Saturday, Sept. 12 at St. Mary's Catholic Church auditorium in Gibsons. About 25 members of the public attended, with more than 15 signing up.

Some things never change

Imagine holding onto a newspaper roughly twice as big as the one you have in your hands right now. And now imagine that 37 years later the front-page headlines are still the same.

Cops for Cancer ride again

This year's Cop for Cancer is an all-male event for the Sunshine Coast. The two police officers, Const. Lance Bonds and Const. Josh Talbot riding to conquer cancer have as their inspiration this year 17-year-old buddy, Mason Gregory.

Preschool provides an alternative

Parents looking to enroll their child in a rewarding preschool program this year are invited to attend open houses at the Sunshine Coast Montessori program on Saturday, Sept. 12, in Sechelt from 10 a.m. to noon or in Gibsons, 1 to 3 p.m.

Elphi fun fest lives on

Although three years have passed since the tragic accident in July 2006 that took the lives of Grade 11 Elphinstone Secondary School students Hanna Anderson and Trina Borley, their legacy remains as strong as ever in the hearts of family and friends.