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Sunshine Coast Conservation Associaton Celebration. SCCA Celebration poster

Saturday, February 21, 7-10:30 pm.

Support the protection of our environment, dance, socialize and celebrate. Door prizes.Persephone Brewing, Gibsons. All ages, under 5 free. $20 per person. Tickets at Gaia's Fair Trade and Sechelt Visitor's Centre.

The Alliance4Democracy, in conjunction with 350.org, is holding a demonstration on Saturday, Feb. 14 (Valentine's Day) at Davis Bay waterfront from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm.  We are inviting all progressive Coast folks to join us as we ask corporations, public institutions and individuals to divest fossil fuels from their stock portfolios and divert the funds to green energies!!! We are also expressing our concern (again!) about the unwillingness of the Federal Government to address, or even admit to climate change realities. A gathering at the Longhouse will follow at 2 pm.

There will not be an Open House for the proposed Woodfibre LNG plant here on the coast. Your chance for input is at one of three open houses or submitting your comments by March 9. Submit your comments here during the 45-day Public Comment period.
Your input is critical, and you can submit comments as many times as you like.

Open Houses: Squamish Open House  4pm-8pm Wednesday, January 28th  CN Roundhouse & Convention Centre 39645 Government Road, Squamish·   West Vancouver Open House  5pm-9pm Thursday, January 29th  Caulfeild Elementary School,  4685 Keith Road, West Vancouver·   Bowen Island Open House  4pm-8pm Friday, January 30th  Bowen Island Community School, 1041 Mt. Gardner Road, Bowen Island.

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

 

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