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by Heather Jeal in News Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 2:19pm

Want to make your community more humane? The BC SPCA is offering spay/neuter grants to help B.C. communities address the overwhelming issue of pet overpopulation. Through several private donations designated to the BC SPCA for spay/neuter programs, the society is providing $87,500 in grants in 2015 - $80,000 for cats and $7,500 for dogs and rabbits.

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by District of Sechelt in News Friday, November 14, 2014 - 6:23am

Sechelt Council and Lehigh Hanson Materials Limited (Lehigh) have agreed in principle to an exchange of a property the District leases, located on upper Dusty Road for a seven-acre property that the District would own, on the north side of Dusty Road. 

This proposed exchange would allow Lehigh to assume the District lease (which currently is the site of a wastewater treatment plant) and mine the property. 

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by Submitted in News Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 8:04am

Recycling paid off for Gibsons resident Daryl Austman, winner of Encorp Pacific’s province-wide 2014 Return-It to Win-It contest.  On Halloween, he drove home his ‘treat’ - a brand new, low fuel consumption, low emission two-person Smart coupe. Daryl recycled his empty beverage containers and filled out the winning ballot at the Gibsons Return-It Depot. An avid recycler, Daryl has been entering the annual Return-It to Win-It contest... Full Story

by BC Hydro in News Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 10:27am

Fraudsters posing as BC Hydro employees have been phoning residents and small businesses across British Columbia in an attempt to steal money – particularly targeting restaurants.

BC Hydro initially warned customers of the scam in early September. Since then, more customers have come forward with additional details. According to reports, the fraudulent calls may come from a 1-800 phone number. The customer’s call display may show BC... Full Story