About the Sunshine Coast

Grey weather tips

Posted on Jan 18, 2020 in About the Sunshine Coast


Despite its name, winters on BC's Sunshine Coast can be rainy and overcast. Here are some tips on getting yourself through our greyest days.

First off, be active! Play pickleball, badminton, or hockey or take the shuttle to Dakota Ridge for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Or go for a walk in the rain and focus on how much you’ll enjoy your hot...

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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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Christmas Jokes 2019

Posted on Dec 06, 2019 in About the Sunshine Coast


Ho ho ho! Merry Christmas and happy holidays to you and yours!

Thanks to my friends and colleagues from REMAX City Realty - Sunshine Coast for having some fun with me in my Christmas video!

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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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