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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.

Workers to be laid off

The downturn in the Kraft pulp production industry has forced the Coast's largest employer to temporarily lay off 200 workers.

Stoking the Olympic flame

Greg Amos/Staff Writer/i Possibilities of strong local benefits spinning off from the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics continue to entice municipalities around the Sea-to-Sky region.

Police warn of fraud attempts

Sunshine Coast RCMP are urging residents to be extra cautious when dealing with strangers after several incidents of theft and suspected fraud this week. On Sunday, Oct. 26, police were made aware of three separate break and enters in Sechelt.

Hubbs campaign ends suddenly

Bill Hubbs' election campaign for the Sunshine Coast Regional District's Area F (West Howe Sound) director position has stopped dead in its tracks - and the Grantham's Landing resident is simply glad to be alive.
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