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All-day K a working success

School District No. 46 (SD46) board trustees heard a success story at their Feb. 8 meeting -all-day kindergarten on the Coast is working.

Dream arts complex proposed

An open house in Sechelt on Feb. 2 drew about 50 people to review a 78-page report by the Mayor's Task Force that proposes a multi-million-dollar cultural complex for Sechelt.

Region-wide plan needed to address issues

The most recent draft of the integrated transportation study was presented to the public Feb. 4.

Volunteers needed for board

Do you have what it takes to offer a hand up to a worthy Coast organization?If so, then Habitat for Humanity Sunshine Coast wants to hear from you.

New employment program now available

The Coast now has another employment program available for those who need it. The provincial government has announced a new $15 million employment and skills training program called Job Options BC, which will make its debut in Sechelt this week.

RCMP issue mail and cheque fraud warning

Sunshine Coast RCMP are alerting the public of a recent case of cheque fraud that was reported on the Sunshine Coast. According to RCMP, an offer of employment is made to the victim, and cheques are sent before or after the work is done.

Weekly police report

Sunshine Coast RCMP reported the following for Feb. 1 to 8: A thief broke into a storage locker at a building in the 5800 block of Cowrie Street and stole a carpet cleaner. The thief cut the lock and took it away as well. Nothing else was stolen.

Nominate a child-care provider today

Do you know an early childhood educator or a licensed family child-care provider who offers outstanding service to B.C.

Protect yourself from influenza

With the flu having already hit hard in parts of eastern Canada, the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is encouraging British Columbians to take additional measures to protect themselves before influenza ramps up in B.C.

Draft plan presented

Acknowledging it's been a difficult 20 years and that there is a passionate and significant interest in Gospel Rock and its future, Gibsons Mayor Barry Janyk asked for positive public input into the Gospel Rock Neighbourhood Plan presented Jan.