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Cadets ready for annual review

Thirty-seven members of 858 Skookumchuck Squadron Royal Canadian Air Cadets will parade in an annual review ceremony Sunday, May 29, at Elphinstone Secondary School.The reviewing officer is Maj.

Sechelt resident to receive Governor General's award

Sechelt resident Jack Collins is being honoured with a Governor General's Award this Monday for his advocacy work for the disabled that includes setting up a non-profit charity for disabled people and their families.

Simons rides NDP wave to victory

Newly elected MLA Nicholas Simons said he's honoured and humbled by the responsibility of representing the riding of Powell River-Sunshine Coast.

Sharing the message of hope

Hope - if there is one good thing that comes out of surviving a devastating disease, it is to give hope to others.

Big-hearted woman needs your help

You know you're talking to someone special when you find out the person has been through massive chemotherapy, radiation, a bone marrow transplant and a devastating home fire in the past 100 days, and her favourite expression is "I've been blessed.

Student voters head to the polls

Students across the province had the opportunity to vote in a mock election May 16. The 58,738 ballots cast declared the NDP party the winner. Although the student votes are not to be counted in the provincial election, the mission of Student Vote B.

BC-STV narrowly rejected

For the near future, at least, it would appear that first-past-the-post will continue to be the method B.C. citizens use to elect their government. In a squeaker of a vote - 57.02 per cent to 42.

Designer gets boost after TV stint

Being featured on Life Network's Making It Big has launched former Pender Harbour student Chloe Angus to star status. "I go out for breakfast in the morning to my favourite spot and people are stopping me now saying they saw me on the show.

Reynolds questions Stronach defection

Sunshine Coast Conservative MP John Reynolds questions whether Belinda Stronach's decision to cross the floor from the Conservative party to the Liberal cabinet was done for the good of Canada.

SCRD re-examines mining laws

In response to public concerns over increased mining activity and online claims staking, the Sunshine Coast Regional District is taking a closer look at B.C.'s mining regulations.
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