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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 1, 2014 - 9:47am

As coho and pink salmon begin their final journey up Chapman Creek to the spawning channels, Chapman Creek Hatchery prepares for its Open House and Rivers Day Salmon Festival to celebrate their return. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 4, an army of volunteers and the whole hatchery staff will be on hand to offer tours, demonstrate fin clipping, help the youngsters feed the trout in the holding tanks as well as introduce young anglers to the joy of fishing. Meet the hatchery’s new fish technician, Chris MacNeil, and hatchery General Manager/Executive Director David Burnett.... Full Story

by Heather Jeal in News Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 10:00am

With children heading back to the classroom in September, E-Comm, the regional emergency communications centre, is reminding parents and caregivers about the importance of teaching children how and when to use 9-1-1.

“It’s so important for kids to know what to do during an emergency,” says Cameron MacPherson, E-Comm fire call-taker. “Kids can save lives; they just need the right tools and knowledge to be able to get the help they need... Full Story

by Heather Jeal in News Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 7:43pm
National Geographic

Acclaimed nature photographer Taylor Lockwood presents ‘Spirits of the Forest,’ a breathtaking photographic journey through the world of fungi at the sixth annual Sunshine Coast Mushroom Festival, October 17 – 19. As part of the embracing Coast-wide nature of the event, Lockwood speaks at Roberts Creek Hall on Friday, October 17 at 7 p.m. and reprises the presentation at 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 18 at the Sunshine Coast Botanical... Full Story