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Doctors in demand but short on supply

St. Mary's Hospital will very likely experience more problems with emergency room (ER) doctor shortages this summer with no easy solutions to the problem in sight. Dr.

New smoking regs start Monday

On Monday smokers in B.C. will be a little more limited in where they can smoke, especially if they like to have a puff or two while drinking a cold beer and watching Monday night football. B.C.

Program ready for applicants

A civic leadership program is being offered through Eldercollege at the Sunshine Coast campus of Capilano College this May and June.

Public backs eating disorder centre

The public threw their support behind a proposed 30-bed eating-disorder treatment centre in Davis Bay at a public hearing Wednesday night.

GCIA marks another successful year

Bob Hoy, the new chair of the Gibsons Community Initiatives Association (GCIA) is big on the economic future of Gibsons, West Howe Sound and Elphinstone.

Local guild quilts for charity

Quilts of every kind - from exuberant to serene, from whimsical kid themes to delicate florals - came together like magic on the March 15 weekend.

Citizens speak, sound system squeaks

Problems with the sound system proved a major distraction to significant public input heard at Silverback's public hearing on Wednesday night. The speakers began to buzz, chirp and squeal within the first half hour of the hearing.

'Cookie Mom' will be sadly missed

Friends and family are mourning the sudden loss of an extraordinary community-minded volunteer this week. After celebrating her 90th birthday last week, Maryanne West suffered a stroke on Monday and passed away quietly in the night.

Local home builder and architects win awards

Wakefield Home Builders is on a roll.

Wilson votes against extending mission

A confidence motion to keep Canadian soldiers in Kandahar until 2011 has passed easily in the House of Commons last Thursday. But not all members of parliament (MPs) voted in favour of the motion.
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