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Town Hall Meeting with Isobel Mackenzie, BC Seniors Advocate

1 – 3 pm, Tuesday, January 20, 2015     Sechelt Indian Band Hall, Sechelt

Ms. Mackenzie made it clear at her inaugural press conference following her appointment last fall that she sees her mandate as speaking for BC seniors to government rather than speaking from government to BC seniors.  This will be her first trip to the Sunshine Coast in her role as Seniors Advocate.
 Ms. Mackenzie will discuss her role as Seniors Advocate, seniors’ concerns heard across BC, speak to housing issues, transportation and other issues of concern to seniors.   There will be ample time for questions and discussion. All are welcome.  Sponsored by Sunshine Coast Senior Citizens (COSCO-BC) and the Community Resource Centre. 

We are at a critical and time-sensitive phase of the final decision-making process on Site C. Now we need YOU to help ensure that our government representatives understand that Site C is absolutely NOT a good investment for BC. Please send your letters  as soon as possible to Minister deJong at mike.dejong.mla at leg.bc.ca before it’s TOO LATE!  A final decision is to be announced between now and Christmas.                  Peace Valley Environment Association             Sierra Club

 

WHAT IS GOING ON?
A march! Saturday 1-3 PM in Downtown Squamish

WHERE TO MEET?
Let's meet at the wood sculptures on Cleveland before entering Downtown.

WHAT WILL WE DO?
We will walk down Cleveland and back up; then distribute ourselves along the highway and let everyone coming into or leaving Squamish know about keeping this town free of fossil fuel development.

COAL HARD FACTS II

Community forum on U.S. thermal coal transport through our coastal waters to Texada and onwards to Asia.  Featuring panel of speakers fighting this issue in courts and the public domain:  Chief Craigan (SIB), Anna Johnston (WCEL), Donald Gordon (VTACC), Laura Benson (Dogwood Initiative), Dr. Otto Langer (Fisheries Biologist), Nicholas Simons (MLA) and more.

Saturday, November 1st   Sechelt Indian Band Hall, Sechelt   2 - 4:30 pm (doors open at 1:30)

Presented by the Salish Sea Coal Committee

Discover ‘The Clack Creek Gallery Forest’ on the Elphinstone Slopes

Date: Sunday, November 2nd   Time: 1 PM
Meeting Location: B & K Rd (off Hwy 101) at the powerlines. The B & K is in Roberts Creek, east of the Sunshine Coast Golf Course and Cliff Gilker Park
Bring: rain gear, water, snacks   Round Trip: 3-4 hours   Level: Moderate

Editorial

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    Here we are again, a new year and time to look at the stories that mattered the most to our readers in 2014. Sustainable Coast readers are focused on many issues but the ones that seem to be foremost are those that have a direct connection here on our coast.




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