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Love brings hope and healing

My life has been a series of hospital visits and tears lately. For a while I even lost my sense of hope for a new day, but when I gave up, hope found me.

Water, water everywhere

Conserve and protect. Those were the buzzwords echoed over and over at the water forum held last weekend. Canadians are notorious water guzzlers. We, as a nation, take our water, both the quality and the quantity, for granted.

Election 2005: the race is on

Around the office we're starting to get election fever. It's exciting to have such a diverse group of people vying for public office on the Coast.

Kudos to Coun. Kershaw

It struck me as I interviewed Ann Kershaw the other day how much I'm going to miss her being a part of Sechelt council. And while I don't reside in Sechelt, I do a lot of living here. I work here, shop here and occasionally even play here.

Students need to get back in class

We have many student achievements documented in this week's edition.

A much needed mental health unit

For the past three months, mental health patients on the Coast have had a safe place to go for treatment in their own community during times of crisis. Those involved in making St.

An evening out with Guy

Growing up as a kid in Saskatchewan, I remem-ber many weekends during the winter spent in curling clubs. My dad was an avid curler. He took up the game in high school and played for many years until he stopped when we moved to B.C. in 1988.

A game that no one wins

The labour dispute between B.C. teachers and the provincial government is getting ugly. This week, the Liberals introduced legislation (Bill 12) that imposes the teachers' expired contract until the spring.

How about a B.C. GG?

Canada's new Governor General Michaelle Jean was sworn in this week. Jean was born in Haiti, and is now a resident of Quebec.

One to remember

I thought about my mom a lot this past Sunday. And although there's nothing unusual about that, the reason I was thinking about her was out of the ordinary. This past Sunday was the Heart and Stroke Mother Daughter Walk.
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