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Green Party wants to ban school junk food

While the Liberals are planning to ban junk food in schools if re-elected, local Green Party leader Adriane Carr is pressing local schools to do it now.

Student travels Thailand

The last time I attended school in Thailand was around the first week in October when the students were gearing up for their end of semester exams.

Sod turned on new treatment plant

Gibsons council and staff achieved another milestone on Friday morning breaking ground on the town's new wastewater treatment plant.

Ministry denies school board seat

It took two years for the Ministry of Education to deny the Sechelt Indian Government District's (SIGD) request for a seat on the local school board.

Banff Mountain world tour comes to Gibsons

The Tetrahedron Outdoor Club is a non-profit society that promotes outdoor recreation on the Sunshine Coast. For the past six years, the club has presented the world-renowned Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour on the Sunshine Coast.

Second annual celebration of conservation set

This year's celebration of conservation, hosted by the Sunshine Coast Conservation Association (SCCA), promises to be every bit as good as last year's fabulous Stickleback Social.

HSPP working on green power project

Howe Sound Pulp and Paper (HSPP) is planning to get into the energy game.

Ruby Lake centre may lose federal funding

The Ruby Lake Lagoon Nature Reserve Society will likely not get a $275,000 grant from the federal government. "If this doesn't go through, it's a very sad day for the community," said Michael Jackson, president of the non-profit society.

June trial date in Pender May Day attack

The five Gibsons men accused in the Pender Harbour May Day assaults will go to trial starting June 13, 2005.

40 acres offered to Cap College

Two families, the Claytons and the Sangaras, have offered to donate close to 45 acres of land to Capilano College to build an expanded Sechelt campus. The land is located north of Chatelech Secondary School, beyond the playing fields.