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Green thumbs up

Green thumbs up

The positive momentum for a botanical garden on the Sunshine Coast hit fever pitch this week.
Local business advocate is a star

Local business advocate is a star

When I first came to the Sunshine Coast in 1993 jobs were almost non-existent.
In memory of a respected journalist

In memory of a respected journalist

March 4 marks the one-year anniversary since The Mountaineer, in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, lost its editor Brian Mazza. Brian died suddenly of undiagnosed coronary artery disease.
Field of Dreams

Field of Dreams

Just imagine - an artificial soccer pitch with lights, benches, adequate parking, concession stands and - as an added bonus - a baseball diamond and a walking/jogging trail around the whole facility.
Carbon tax a small victory

Carbon tax a small victory

I've got to hand it to St. Andrew's Anglican Church in Pender Harbour. Their letter sent to B.C. finance minister Carole Taylor last December is one of the reasons why B.C.
Shoal Bay resurrected

Shoal Bay resurrected

Dead and buried two weeks ago, the Shoal Bay development slated for Gibsons Landing has been resurrected.
What were they thinking?

What were they thinking?

The newly-elected TransLink Board is off to a rousing start. Last month the board decided to close all its meetings to the public and the media. The previous board met in public.
Have you caught the spirit yet?

Have you caught the spirit yet?

The countdown to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver is on. We're now less than two years away from the opening ceremonies, and my excitement level is starting to build.
Tales of development

Tales of development

As one development fell this week, another one appears set to rise.
Luck is defined in many ways

Luck is defined in many ways

Every once in a while, something happens that stops me in my tracks and makes me realize just how lucky I am. One of those times came about recently as a result of a half-hour medical procedure. On Jan.