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Les Leyne: B.C. books are back in the black

Les Leyne: B.C. books are back in the black

B.C. government's $9.7 billion budget deficit forecast turns into $1.3 billion surplus
Survey: Cascadian connections alive and well for the majority of British Columbians

Survey: Cascadian connections alive and well for the majority of British Columbians

More than four in five people are “very proud” of the province that they live in.
Letter: It’s more like a ‘Havies-Not’ for the people in our community

Letter: It’s more like a ‘Havies-Not’ for the people in our community

'Our Sunshine Coast used to be community-minded.  Now we’re at the mercy of developers who promote ‘investment opportunities’ for foreign buyers. Our community is rapidly disappearing before our eyes. Just ask the real members of our community.'
Letter: Havies does nothing for locals looking for places to live

Letter: Havies does nothing for locals looking for places to live

'There is nothing in it for locals, it is only making money for developers.'
Letter: An answer for Coast physicians

Letter: An answer for Coast physicians

Regarding Sunshine Coast Physicians plead for help
Letter: Hear our concerns regarding the Havies

Letter: Hear our concerns regarding the Havies

'Given the many outstanding issues related to this development and the extent of upset it is causing to residents in the community it will directly affect, it would seem an appropriate course of action to hold at least one public meeting in order to address issues and hear the wishes of the people'
Letter: A vote for water this fall

Letter: A vote for water this fall

'With all the new developments on the Coast, it’s the perfect opportunity for local and regional governments to take meaningful action. '
Letter: Complete the Highway 101 bypass survey before Aug. 31

Letter: Complete the Highway 101 bypass survey before Aug. 31

'I recently completed the MOTI survey on the future of highway 101 on the lower Sunshine Coast.  I was shocked to learn that no improvements are contemplated for the stretch between Havies Road and downtown Sechelt. (Full disclosure; I live on that stretch.)'

Letter: WHITHER WEATHER?

'Where is all the weather gone?'
Jack Knox: Bee-slapping dance aside, it's the bugs we don't see that worry

Jack Knox: Bee-slapping dance aside, it's the bugs we don't see that worry

While we complain every year about wasps, we should really be concerned about the overall decline in flying insects, including pollinators