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Target Marine: completely in favour

Target Marine: completely in favour

The following letter was sent to Sechelt mayor and council and forwarded to Coast Reporter. I would like to go on record as being completely in favour of Target Marine's rezoning last year and their sturgeon and caviar processing expansion plans.
There goes the neighbourhood

There goes the neighbourhood

My step mom, a tremendous woman, used to regularly volunteer at a soup kitchen for drop-ins in need of a warm meal. She used to say "I do it for selfish reasons - it makes me feel good.
Mayor and council uncaring

Mayor and council uncaring

Editor: I wish to protest most strongly against the move to tax Guide Camp Olave. If this measure goes through, there is no way the Girl Guide Association can pay this tax, and the camp will have to be sold or abandoned.
Ebbtide and Trail is hazardous

Ebbtide and Trail is hazardous

The following letter was sent to the District of Sechelt public works department and copied to Coast Reporter. Re: Ebbtide and Trail In January I expressed concern for pedestrians who walk past the processing plant and works yard on Ebbtide.
Caring for kids?

Caring for kids?

Why would a group of women be out on a cold dreary October morning, waving placards or, some would say, tilting at windmills? And certainly, we ask, why would they have two tiny girls with them, each barely able to see over the signs they hold with s
Misinformation abounds from NDPs

Misinformation abounds from NDPs

Editor: Re: Bill Forst federal NDP's choice Here we go again and already! Misinformation abounds from the NDP camp. Veniez was never a member of the Conservative Party. I know; I checked.
Thank you to courteous drivers

Thank you to courteous drivers

Editor: I walk my dog from the Sechelt Aquatic Centre, along Shorncliffe and across Highway 101 to Snickett Park at the beach two to three times a week while my daughter is swimming.
Election day musings

Election day musings

Editor: Some musings after reading your last issue. I read that the NDP have chosen Bill Forst as their candidate in the next federal election. That completes the match up for the three main parties.
Apologies to Gibsons Recycling

Apologies to Gibsons Recycling

Editor: We were very pleased to be able to place an ad in Coast Reporter, thanking the many companies and agencies that employ people with developmental disabilities. Regrettably, we accidentally omitted Gibsons Recycling Depot / Gibsons Disposal.
Trick or treat, Coast style

Trick or treat, Coast style

It looks like Halloween has come early on the Sunshine Coast. The tricky part is that most of those on the receiving end of the surprises aren't feeling like they've been treated.