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Build it and they will come

Last week the Gibsons Area Community Centre Society (GACCS) held two successful open houses in Gibsons. The society unveiled plans for a new community centre. The proposed location is in an area of land in Brothers Park and the Field of Dreams.

Habitat plays the waiting game

After months of blood, sweat and tears, you might think Ed Hawkins and Habitat for Humanity Sunshine Coast are getting tired of playing the waiting game.

Sports tourism brings many opportunities

I had the opportunity to attend the sports tourism workshop last Friday. The event, sponsored by the 2010 Legacies Now program and the Spirit of B.C.

The role of ceremony

The lieutenant governor's whirlwind tour of the Sunshine Coast yesterday and today has proved to be surprisingly inspirational. In England, some people question the need for maintaining an expensive royal family.

Notes from the twilight zone

Have you ever had the feeling you've entered the twilight zone? I have. And not only once but twice in the past two weeks did I have that surreal experience. The first happened on the first night of my recent Mexican cruise.

Dialogue with the Senate

A few weeks ago I received a request to appear before the Senate Standing Committee on Transportation and Communications.

No chance to rally the troops

Election season is in full swing in a lot of ridings in B.C. But if you're looking for a lot of fanfare and party rallying from the Liberals in this riding, its seems you're out of luck.

End of a political era

This week marks the end of a political era on the Sunshine Coast.

Worst day of the year

Well, I made it. How was the worst day of the year for you? Apparently British psychologist Dr. Cliff Arnall dubbed Jan. 24 the worst day of the year.

Upper Coast gets a boost

Three cheers for Egmont! After two years of hard work, the Egmont and District Volunteer Fire Department has been given the green light. This is a huge announcement for the folks on the upper end of the Coast.