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Mark Lakeman is committed to the emergence of a thriving and sustainable cultural landscape. He seeks to make every design project one which will further the development of a community vision using urban design, placemaking and ecological building.

Mark Lakeman in Roberts Creek this Thursday April 17th!
Location: Yoga by the Sea   Time: 7pm - 9pm   $10- $20 recommended donation.

The Sunshine Coast Clean Air Society is holding an evening of wine tasting on Saturday, April 12th at the Seaside Centre. Learn insiders’ tips on how to taste wine. Enjoy a selection of fine wines, appetizers and live music. Tickets are $30 from the Sechelt Visitor Info Centre, Gaia Fair Trade (Gibsons) and Bluewater Books (Madeira Park).


The OCP Update / Town of Gibsons is hoping to get your input for the upcoming drafting of the proposed additions to the OCP:
There are 3 more days to finalise and return the discussion guides for the OCPizza Nights, with a closing deadline of Monday, March 31st.There are 10 more days left on the online questionaire to provide your input on the topics that interest you the most.  The closing date for the online questionnaire is Monday, April 7th. In April the project team will review all input and draft the proposed additions to the OCP.  In May or June we will follow up with a public meeting and show the results.

BC will participate in Earth Hour 2014 by powering down between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014. Earth Hour is a worldwide grassroots movement organized by the World Wildlife Fund to raise awareness about harmful climate change effects. Starting in Sydney, Australia as a one hour lights-off event, the movement has grown to engage more than 7000 cities worldwide encouraging individuals and businesses to take a symbolic stance in support of climate change action.

Dr. Brian Riddell will talk about the evolution of our Pacific salmon on Tuesday, March 25th, at the Cedars Inn, Gibsons, 5:30 - 7:00 pm  Registration is required: www.genomebc.ca/gibsons  This event is held in conjunction with Pacific Salmon Foundation.

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  • Celebrating Our Water

    The week of March 17-23 has been set aside by various organizations to celebrate and recognize the important element of water to all life on our planet. This comes at a time here on our Sunshine Coast where many water issues are at the forefront. These include the recent Community Forest watershed assessment, the Gibson's aquifer considerations, the large use of water for fracking for natural gas and the overhaul of the BC Water Sustainability Act, Bill 18, recently introduced in the BC Legislature.





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