The SCCA is pleased to have partnered with one of our member groups, the Sunshine Coast Community Solar Association (SCCSA), with funding from the Sunshine Coast Community Foundation, to support a feasibility study of building a community solar array … Read More “Exploring a Community Solar Array Co-operative”
Member Group News
The Ministry of Forests is proposing to log two woodlots in the heart of Howe Sound, a combined area three times the size of Stanley Park.
The woodlots are located in a pristine Wilderness Conservation Zone which includes Gambier Lake, … Read More “Petition opposes logging on Gambier”
Elphinstone Logging Focus has been successful in lobbying BC Timber Sales (BCTS) to take 17.6 Ha Cutblock DK045 off the table for being logged. Part of a larger block (TFL A79517 Dakota Bowl, lower Sunshine Coast), this includes yellow cedar … Read More “ELF Scores a Win”
The Friends of Gospel Rock Society held their annual general meeting on March 26. The new board consists of six members: Patricia Braithwaite (Chair), Brad Benson, Lee Haffner, Catherine McManus, Suzanne Senger, and George Smith. The contributions of outgoing board … Read More “FOGRS Elects new Board”
The Ruby Lake Lagoon Society is hosting their 6th Annual BioBlitz event on May 18th and 19th in Pender Harbour. Part contest, part festival, part educational event and part scientific enterprise, a BioBlitz is a 24-hour survey of all life … Read More “Lagoon Society seeks BioBlitz volunteers”
Congratulations to Clint and Irene Davy, who were presented with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medals on February 5, 2013 by Mayor Wayne Rowe of Gibsons.
Clint and Irene, who were founding members of the Wildlife Rehabilitators of BC, have been … Read More “Davys receive Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal”
A rally in Davis Bay was the largest of 65 actions that took place around BC on October 24th. An estimated 500 participants lined the Sunshine Coast Highway in front of MLA Nicholas Simons’ office to protest plans for piping … Read More “Defend Our Coast Rally draws 500”
On Tuesday, October 16, at the regular meeting of Gibsons Town Council, Mayor Rowe and all four councillors unanimously agreed to move Option B, an amendment to the Gospel Rock Neighbourhood Plan which will disallow waterfront development (delete cluster housing … Read More “Gospel Rock: Waterfront development voted down”