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The Coast Reporter


The Sunshine Coast:
Welcome to the Sunshine Coast! A scenic 40-minute ferry ride from Vancouver, the Sunshine Coast offers endless choices for recreation,culture and fun for all ages. The approximately 100 km of mainland coastline is home to three main communities (Gibsons, Sechelt and Pender Harbour) as well as several enchanting and unique villages.

Did you know?

  • The Sunshine Coast is expected to grow almost 20% in the next 10 years.
  • The New York Times listed the Sunshine Coast as one of the top 30 places in North America to visit.
  • It is one of the warmest places in B.C, in terms of both temperature (approx. 2400 hours of sunny skies/year) and the vitality of its people!

More Sunshine Coast Facts

Population: 30,800
Average age: 47.2


  • 12% - Retail Trade
  • 11% - Manufacturing
  • 11% - Health Care/Social Services
  • 8% - Construction
  • 7% - Accommodation/ Food Services


  • Transportation: $87,946,000
  • Clothing: $23,079,000
  • Household Furnishings: $17,699,000
  • Recreation Vehicles: $4,208,000
  • Recreation: $33,170,000
  • Health Care: $17,312,000

Readership Information:

70% - 18+
77% - under 40
67% - Male
73% - Female
(Combase 04/05)


A strong measure of a newspapers readership can be closely related to the strength of its classified section. Our award winning classified department produces a robust 16-20 page weekly section. We are home to the guaranteed classified and the largest career section on the Coast. With several sections and purchase options available, it is the standard for the local marketplace.

Place a Classified Ad:
Deadline: Display ads - Monday by 5:00 p.m..; Line ads - Wednesday by 3:00 p.m.
Tel: (604)885-4811

Coast Reporter Classified Pricing  


Place a Display Ad:
Deadline:  Booking - Tuesday by 3 p.m. ; Ad design - Tuesday by 4 p.m. ; Ad supplied - Tuesday by 4 p.m. ; Changes - Wednesday by 3 p.m.
General email:

For advertising rates, please download our Rate Sheet or contact one of our sales team members below.

Advertising Contacts:

To discuss advertising opportunities, please contact a member of our Sales Team.

patrick  Patrick Lessard
Sales Manager
Print & Digital
 ​deanna Deanna Harvey
Gibsons Territory
Print Sales Consultant
maftin Amanda Maftin
Sechelt Territory
Print Sales Consultant
 ​nancy Nancy Tiffin
Special Projects Manager
(604) 885-4811 ext. 227
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Sunshine Coast Tourist Guide
604-885-4811 ext 226
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Coast Life Magazine
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