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New speed, drunk driving laws take effect

Canada's toughest impaired driving law, plus stiff new speeding penalties took effect throughout British Columbia this week.

Seawalk talks advance, cost estimates expected soon

The District of Sechelt is "a couple days" away from obtaining a Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) cost estimate for a Davis Bay seawalk expansion project - information that will allow the municipality to fix a date for a public me

Car fire ends in burned out Davis Bay home

No one was hurt but a Davis Bay couple has seen their home severely damaged by fire. Sechelt Volunteer Fire Department crews were called to the scene on Laurel Avenue just before 5 p.m.

Gibsons planning draws interest from China

What does Weifang, China, a city 14,000 kilometres away and with almost twice the population of B.C. want to know about the Town of Gibsons? What the Town has been doing to win so many awards, and how its city planners can learn from the Town.

Flying in bad weather risks lives cautions TSB

The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) cautioned the aviation community on Wednesday that flying in low visibility is causing too many deaths in Canada.

Weekly police report

Sunshine Coast RCMP reported the following for the week of Sept. 14 to 21: Police attended the 5700 block of Cowrie Street after an empty vehicle was reported rolling into traffic.

Gibsons woman receives new treatment option

A new breast cancer treatment option, to be discussed at a major medical conference in Vancouver next week, has had a significant breakthrough thanks to the successful treatment of a Gibsons woman.

Joint letter offers support, suggestions

Two of the most critical voices on the development of Gospel Rock have joined forces to say they generally support some aspects of the latest plan, but there are still some issues to be resolved.

SCRD grills province and feds over Tyson Creek

The Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) is putting tough questions to senior government regulators who oversaw the approval of Renewable Power Corporation's Tyson Creek independent power project (IPP) after an environmental problem forced the IPP

Break in reported at Liquidation World

Sunshine Coast RCMP are hoping the public can aid in their investigation into a break-in at Liquidation World in Gibsons. Between 6:30 p.m. Sept. 7 and 8:30 a.m. Sept.