About the Sunshine Coast

Tours of Exploration & Sunshine Coast Lavender Farm

Posted on Jan 12, 2020 in About the Sunshine Coast

BC's Sunshine Coast is home to many successful small businesses. Here are two that make our community a better place to live.

Catherine Evans has owned and operated Tours of Exploration since 1986. Tours of Exploration provides carefully planned adventure travel around the world as well as in Canada. Away from her business, Catherine enjoys hiking w...

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Pender Hill

Posted on Jan 05, 2020 in About the Sunshine Coast

Pender Hill is a "must do" trail on BC’s Sunshine Coast. A short 30-minute hike will reward you with spectacular ocean views!

The trailhead is found in Garden Bay which is 45 minutes north of Sechelt. Once at the trail, you'll find a well-worn, uphill path that winds through forested land and lush, mossy vegetation.

There are a couple of short, steep...

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Gibsons & Watt and Stitch & Bobbin

Posted on Dec 26, 2019 in About the Sunshine Coast

Small businesses are the lifeblood of BC's Sunshine Coast. Here are two local businesses that contribute to our high quality of life.

Stitch & Bobbin in Upper Gibsons supplies, equipment, and classes to quilters and sewers of all ages. Originally from North Vancouver, owner Stephanie Perrins says she loves the friendly people on the Sunshine Coast a...

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End of Daylight Savings Time in BC?

Posted on Oct 29, 2019 in About the Sunshine Coast

Most Canadians will be rolling their clocks back this Sunday morning. However, BC Premiere John Horgan has told British Columbians that he believes this is the last fall those in our province will do so.

Canadians have been changing their clocks in the fall and spring for around 100 years. While Daylight Savings Time is supposed to save energy, ther...

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Canadian Thanksgiving

Posted on Oct 02, 2019 in About the Sunshine Coast

You've toiled in the fields all summer and you know there's a long, cold winter just around the corner. There's no better way to reward yourself for all that hard work than by throwing a massive party with food, drink, and family before the snow starts to fly.

Some historians believe that the first North American Thanksgiving was held in 1578 in wha...

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RISE UP Donuts, Mamma Musey’s Pierogi, and Coastal Cultures

Posted on Jul 16, 2019 in About the Sunshine Coast

Follow these Sunshine Coast businesses on Instagram

According to the provincial government, roughly 98 per cent of businesses in BC are small businesses. Here are thr...

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