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Great month at Happy Cat Haven

October proved, once more, to be a time of thanksgiving at Happy Cat Haven. Thanks to constant, daily fundraising, Happy Cat Haven is presently able to have a secure outdoor enclosure built.

Police, fire dep't busy on Saturday

Sunshine Coast RCMP and Sechelt firefighters teamed up on a number of calls last weekend that thankfully resulted in only minor injuries. On Saturday morning around 11 a.m., police responded to a three-car collision on Highway 101 and Davis Bay Road.

Secondary suites adopted

Affordable housing that includes proper wiring, plumbing, safety measures and shelter for those who cannot afford to buy their own home is on the fast track to actualization.

Patrick Lane: and now the novel

Patrick Lane returns to the Coast for a reading at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre on Nov. 14. One of Canada's most celebrated authors, Lane is well-known to local audiences for his appearances at the Festival of the Written Arts.

NIMBYs restricting Coast growth?

A pattern evolved during round table discussions about economic development Tuesday night at the Sun-shine Coast Golf and Country Club.

Petition filed against Sechelt

B.C. Supreme Court is now involved in a decision made recently by the District of Sechelt. In early October, council passed a zoning bylaw amendment to allow Target Marine to build a processing plant on a parcel of its property.

Caught between a rock and an election race

Despite making a decision on which way to move forward with the Gospel Rock neighbourhood plan, Gibsons council remains divided with a week to go before the municipal election.

Canada after Bush

Steven Staples, president of the Rideau Institute, a public interest and research advocacy group in Ottawa, will be speaking at the Roberts Creek Community Hall on Sunday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m.

Francophone school preserves culture

Tucked onto the same campus as Sechelt Elementary School is another school, one with a big distinction. École du Pacifique is a uniquely francophone school that differs from what many know as French immersion education.

Voices heard on regional growth

Eighty-five local citizens who attended public meetings and stakeholder meetings held by the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) in June have focused the proposed regional growth strategy (RGS) on two key issues: water and highways.
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