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Opportunity is knocking on our door

Opportunity is knocking on our door

Last Friday I had the opportunity to attend a meeting in Gibsons put on by the Gibsons and Areas Economic Development Partnership with presentations on the opportunities that lie ahead for our area.
Working together to solve problems

Working together to solve problems

I had the opportunity to attend the community policing consultative group meeting on Wednesday morning in Gibsons. It's been a while since I've been at one of their meetings, and I'm glad I was there. The meeting had a particular focus.
Let the campaigns begin

Let the campaigns begin

The birds are chirping, the weather is warming up and there is a distinctive fresh smell in the air - sure signs of spring and election season. The Liberals have not dropped the election writ yet, but the campaign seems to already be in full swing.
Late night talk rocks

Late night talk rocks

Move over Jay Leno. Step aside David Letterman - you have some competition right here on the Sunshine Coast. The talented students at Elphinstone Secondary School's TV Production class launched an innovative and exciting project this week.
Hospice care helps us meet death

Hospice care helps us meet death

I spent the week before Easter caring for my mother as she died at her home in Connecticut. She had been diagnosed with lung cancer three and a half years earlier.
Scam artists have no heart

Scam artists have no heart

A heartless group of scam artists has struck another innocent victim this week.
Claws come out on many issues

Claws come out on many issues

Anyone who's ever considered himself or herself the owner of a cat (world's biggest oxymoron) is familiar with said pet's response when the cat is challenged. At best you get a polite hiss, at worst a full-fledged clawing.
A response to unbalanced reporting

A response to unbalanced reporting

For the record, I'd like to respond to the issue of unbalanced reporting as raised by Ellen Pekeles of VCH in last week's letter to the editor titled "Concerned by coverage.
Comments hit below the belt

Comments hit below the belt

On Monday, BC Ferries CEO David Hahn appeared in Sechelt for a public meeting.
More discussion needed

More discussion needed

This week the District of Sechelt submitted its community forest license application to the Ministry of Forests, over the objection of many citizens' groups and other municipal governments.