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Fundraiser planned to help revitalize wharf

The people of Granthams Landing are looking for a little help to stay afloat. The Granthams group is holding a fundraiser on Nov. 10 starting at 5:30 p.m.

AAP approved for RCMP building

Gibsons council voted to approve a loan authorization bylaw that will allow them to seek funding for the new RCMP building planned for Gibsons.

Cooney captures Volunteer of the Year award

Strong community supporter Rick Cooney is being recognized for his contributions to Community Futures of the Sunshine Coast with the annual Volunteer of the Year award.

Action needed for reconciliation

Love of people, a frustration with the plodding pace of reconciliation and the need to hear the stories of the victims are the forces that drive two local people to be part of the Indian Residential School Truth and Reconciliation process.

Premier Campbell calls it quits

B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell announced during a brief news conference in Vancouver on Wednesday, Nov. 3 that he was resigning.

No solution in sight for commuter sailing, fare relief

There wasn't much by way of good news coming from B.C. Ferries after the most recent ferry advisory committee (FAC) meeting, said southern Sunshine Coast FAC rep Jakob Knaus. The FAC met with B.C.

Two bears shot after car trashing

Conservation officers have killed a sow and cub believed responsible for trashing a car Sunday night, Nov. 1, in the King and Chaster Road area of Elphinstone.

Gibsons recycler speaks, learns in Brazil

Buddy Boyd of Gibsons Recycling Depot returned from Brazil last week with a renewed passion for creating a Zero Waste Sunshine Coast. The entrepreneur was invited to speak at an international conference on Zero Waste in Florianopolis, Brazil Oct.

Lack of funds hurting Restorative Justice program

Funding continues to be a source of concern for the Community Justice Program of the Sunshine Coast (CJP). At the Nov.

Simons hopes colleague returns to caucus

New Democratic Party (NDP) MLA Nicholas Simons said he would like to see a member of the caucus, who was recently booted out, return to the fold. Carole James, BC NDP leader, expelled Cariboo North MLA Bob Simpson on Oct. 7.