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Hearings to be held Oil Tanker Route

16 September 2011

Josh Paterson of West Coast Environmental Law, recently returned from a trip up the BC Coast to the beginning of the proposed Enbridge tanker route at Kitamaat Village (near Kitimat). His account of this trip is on WCEL’s website.WCEL is working to protect the BC coast from the threat of an oil spill and urges …

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Cohen Inquiry Aquaculture Hearings

2 September 2011

Last year 5,000 British Columbians marched on parliament to urge an end to ocean-based fish farms and support for the wild salmon run. This received remarkably little attention in the media, and the same has been true of the Cohen Commission Hearings into Aquaculture, presently taking place in Vancouver. SCCA members and other concerned individuals …

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Help research and enter draw

9 July 2011

There are very public debates over the Chapman Creek / Grey Creek watersheds in the Sunshine Coast and the potential Gospel Rock development in Gibsons. A UBC study is seeking input on these and other important environmental issues such as potential oil spills, flooding, and sea level rise as part of an international study called …

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Fiddlehead Farmers in The Landing

30 June 2011

 Locally grown organic produce is coming to Gibsons Landing. The Fiddlehead Farmer’s Market is joining forces with the Gibsons Sunday Market beginning Sunday, July 3. Both groups are very excited to see the markets come together. Also bringing excitement to the market is Gibsons’ Music in the Landing which will bring live music to the …

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Joint Watershed Management Agreement Renewed

17 February 2011

In January 2011 the Sechelt Indian Band (SIB) and Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) officially renewed their joint management agreement to protect and mutually watch over the Chapman Creek and Gray Creek watersheds. The renewed agreement will run another five years. These watersheds provide the Sunshine Coast with the majority of its drinking water needs …

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A Special Launch

7 February 2011

The SCCA is very pleased to announce that our favourite environmentally conscious band, Sweet Cascadia, has finally brought out their first music CD. Everyone is invited to join them on Sunday, February 27 from 2 to 5 pm at Roberts Creek Hall for their CD launch party. Tickets will be $8 adult, $4 children or …

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Town Launches Parks Survey

3 July 2009

The Town of Gibsons is doing a master plan this summer for all of our Town parks. The first step is a survey. Everyone who uses parks in the Town of Gibsons is invited to fill out the web-based survey and submit it. Parks are not only recreation and community spaces, but play an important …

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No Tanker Campaign

14 December 2008

The coastal waters of Northern BC have been protected since 1972 by a moratorium on oil tanker traffic through the Dixon Entrance, Hecate Strait and Queen Charlotte Sound. This ban is now under threat. Proposed projects from the Alberta tar sands to BC such as the Enbridge and Kinder Morgan pipelines would necessitate tanker traffic …

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Solar Tour of Gibsons

6 November 2008

Members of the Gibsons Landing Residents Association toured four residential solar systems on October 19. Here they’re standing on the roof of Ivan Tentchoff’s home admiring his solar hot water heating system. A solar hot water heating system similar to this will be auctioned off at the SCCA’s annual Celebration of Conservation fundraiser on November …

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