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Lt. Gov. inspires students

Iona Campagnolo, lieutenant governor of B.C., encouraged Chatelech Secondary School students to aim high when she visited the school Feb. 10. "I think we are one of the most privileged people on the face of the Earth," Campagnolo told the students.

Rec centre plans unveiled

The Gibsons Area Community Centre Society (GACCS) will host an open house on Wednesday, Feb. 16, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Elphinstone Secondary School library to present conceptual drawings and a project progress report.

Stewardship fair announced

The Sunshine Coast Conservation Association (SCCA) and Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) continue to work together to help protect the endangered Sakinaw Lake sockeye salmon.

Library launches new website

Are you looking for a list of titles by your favourite author or a list of authors who write in a similar style and genre? "Gibsons and District Public Library (GDPL) has recently updated its library website at www.gdpl.scrd. bc.

'Twin Towers' development proposed

Developer Doug Spani made a presentation to Sechelt's planning committee Tuesday detailing construction on a new Rockwood Annex building and a condominium project that would incorporate twin towers, each 12 storeys high, and two four-storey complexes

Activist seeks more public access

Bonnie Sherr Klein moved to B.C. after suffering a debilitating stroke in 1987 and finding much of her community in Montreal was not accessible to people with mobility problems. "I was housebound for at least six months of the year.

Artist/gardeners at Raven's Cry

On Wednesday, Feb. 16, Coast gardeners will have a late but most agreeable Valentine pleasure as George Little and David Lewis, two artist-gardeners from Washington state, present an illustrated lecture at 1 p.m.

New hearing for condos

A proposed 60-unit condominium project for Davis Bay's waterfront beside Pier 17 will be going to another public hearing this Thursday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Sechelt Library building.

Sechelt library run by new board

The Sechelt Public Library Association will continue to run the Sechelt library. The library association elected a new board at its annual general meeting Feb.

Shorncliffe pioneers high-calcium diet

The Shorncliffe nursing home has introduced a high-calcium diet as part of its efforts to reduce broken bones caused by falls. "When people were falling, they were breaking bones like crazy," said nutritionist Alinda Buckler.
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