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by Contributing Writer in News Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 5:48pm

"The Better at Home program is very important to me because I like my independence. I think a lot of seniors need this type of help and appreciate it."

This is just one of the comments from one of the Better at Home clients. Volunteers are the key to success of the program. With 156 clients, the 49 active volunteers keep on their toes with friendly visiting, grocery shopping and other transportation needs, covering the coast from Egmont to Langdale.

On April 29 the program celebrated its Second Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner, creating an... Full Story

by District of Sechelt in News Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 6:55pm

District retires 'Chief of Innovation and Growth,' returns to standard municipal structure

Mayor Bruce Milne announces the appointment of Mr. Bill Beamish as the District of Sechelt’s interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), effective January 1, 2015.

This interim contract appointment to the District’s lead staff position will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of its Chief of Innovation and... Full Story

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. 

Subject to regulatory... Full Story