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Letters: Indeed, looking forward to a Lions home

Letters: Indeed, looking forward to a Lions home

'I want to thank the Sunshine Coast Lions Housing Society for all the hard work they have done over the years, and recently in finally getting approval to move forward with the new annex which is greatly needed.'
Outlook 2023: Voters: Are you ready to return to the ballot box in 2023?

Outlook 2023: Voters: Are you ready to return to the ballot box in 2023?

If a provincial election indeed takes place this year, Falcon faces two other challenges: A rebrand and candidate selection.
Letter: Something needs to be done about the price of gas on the Sunshine Coast

Letter: Something needs to be done about the price of gas on the Sunshine Coast

'Canada Energy Regulator reporting on Provincial and Territorial Energy Profiles-British Columbia found the per capita gasoline use in 2019 was 1,066 litres.  The Sunshine Coast’s population is approximately 32,000 (2021 census). This means that approximately 34 million litres of gasoline are used by people on the Sunshine Coast. If the price is ten cents per litre more, then the over payment to the fuel companies is about $3.4 million.'
Rob Shaw: Like with approvals, expect delays on housing reform results

Rob Shaw: Like with approvals, expect delays on housing reform results

It can take up to 22 months for the province to relocate a ditch as part of road widening for a new condo or apartment building
Letters: West Sechelt Community Association weighs in on the OCP and infill

Letters: West Sechelt Community Association weighs in on the OCP and infill

Editor: The West Sechelt Community Association (WSCA) supports a mix of housing forms that provides housing for a wide range of income levels.
Letters: Resident priority is a way to help people get home

Letters: Resident priority is a way to help people get home

Editor: Re: Resident priority on Ferries requires provincial action After reading reference to Rob Fleming’s stance regarding resident priority on ferries in the article published Dec. 23: “ ...
Letters: Excited about electric ferries

Letters: Excited about electric ferries

'Sunshine Coast Electric Vehicle Association is excited to learn more about the proposed electric passenger ferry from Sunshine Coast to downtown Vancouver! We encourage everyone to attend the Greenline Ferries Town Hall at Gibsons Public Market, Jan. 17, 5 to 8 p.m. to learn more.'
Letters: Further to Changing Local Government

Letters: Further to Changing Local Government

'I am not convinced that the machinery of government will roll smoother by conducting forums where the resulting discussions are not correctly recorded in minutes and removing a standard agenda which in turn removes the opportunity for public input at regular council meetings.'
Chris Gardner: Canada needs to pick up its economic tempo

Chris Gardner: Canada needs to pick up its economic tempo

Such anemic growth means that it will take more than 70 years for Canada’s economy to double in size.
Rob Shaw: B.C. post-secondary minister ‘pushes haters back’ at drag queen story time protest

Rob Shaw: B.C. post-secondary minister ‘pushes haters back’ at drag queen story time protest

Few who know Robinson from her role in B.C. politics would be surprised to hear she spent her weekend fighting against hate – and winning.
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