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This Week on Canada's Sunshine Coast

This Week on Canada's Sunshine Coast

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by Heather Jeal in News Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 10:16am

A bridge washout during last night's heavy storms stranded residents and millworkers at Port Mellon. Alternate water transport is being arranged for shift workers. More details to follow.

by Heather Jeal in News Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 12:46pm

Longtime community volunteer Lee Haffner withdrew her name from contention for the Gibsons Trustee seat at the School Board table last week. “I could clearly see the community would be really well served by either Silas White or Pammila Stew Ruth, who were both running at that time,” Haffner stated. White has since withdrawn from the Trustee race to focus on his campaign for Gibsons Council, leaving Ruth, a daycare operator and active schools... Full Story

by District of Sechelt in News Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 12:35pm

BC Supreme Court Justice Pearlman dismissed the Tuwanek
Ratepayers Associations’ petition against the District of Sechelt and its Subdivision
Approving Officer relating to the Eden Pacific Development.
In oral reasons for judgment released October 15, 2014, Justice Pearlman ruled that
Sechelt’s Approving Officer acted reasonably and within his jurisdiction in giving
preliminary approval to Eden Pacific’s bare land... Full Story

by Judith Hammill in News Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 12:36pm

Gibsons Mayoral candidate Roger Swickis withdrew his name from the ballot for the upcoming election on Friday, October 17. Swickis cited “the obvious dilemma created by having two mayoral candidates” [that is, Swickis and fellow Gibsons Alliance for Business and Community Director Suzanne Senger] “presenting very similar views and thereby splitting the vote” prompted his decision, he said in a statement released today.

The two... Full Story