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More concerns with application

There is contention over two of the Coast's watersheds being included in a proposed community forest tenure.

VCH meets with seniors

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) representatives met with seniors this week in Gibsons to discuss the St. Mary's Hospital expansion and the upcoming Christensen Village facility for seniors, in an effort to open communication.

Burnaby closure affects Sechelt commuter

After over three and a half months of walking the picket line, a Sechelt commuter's struggle to keep her job at a Telus centre in Burnaby will likely end with the centre closing down.

Canadian vets convey courage and compassion

Dutch school children singing O Canada led to the answer to a question that had plagued a Canadian veteran for 50 years.

SIB mall in the works

The Sechelt Indian Band's Tsain-Ko Shopping Centre next to Extra Foods in Sechelt is well underway in bringing new businesses to the site, including Starbucks, a beer and wine store, an A&W, a dollar store, an insurance agency and a movie store.

Memories of a Quartermaster

When Canadians from the Regina Rifle Regiment landed at Normandy on D-Day, 1944, Frank Proctor was there. Years later when he wrote his memoirs, edited by his daughter Pamela Proctor of Gibsons, he was to use that experience for a title, I Was There.

Raccoons get into water supply

Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) staff were walking door-to-door in Langdale Wednesday issuing a boil water advisory after discovering raccoons in the reservoir were possibly contaminating the water with E. coli.

Elves Club seeks assistance

The Elves Club is a volunteer organization that collects perishable food, new gifts and toys.

Proposed Gambier woodlots challenged

The Gambier Islands Trust met with a Ministry of Forests representative last week to discuss the timber harvesting area and impact of two proposed woodlots on Gambier Island.

Community farewell for exchange

Come one, come all to the final cultural extravaganza and community farewell of the Canada World Youth (CWY) Canada/Indonesia group.The event will take place at Chatelech Secondary School at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20.
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