About the Sunshine Coast

Why and how Canadian drivers should zipper merge

Posted on Jan 14, 2019 in About the Sunshine Coast

Watch the zipper merge demonstration video underneath this post


The zipper merge is the standard in many parts of the world and has been proven to be safer, faster, and fairer than the wait-in-a-long-line method favoured by Canadian drivers.

The well-known politeness of Canadians is actually detrimental to a smooth transition through a bottleneck. A...

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What would happen if a tsunami hit BC's Sunshine Coast?

Posted on Jan 05, 2019 in About the Sunshine Coast


According to the National Weather Service, there are an average of two tsunamis each year that cause damage near their source. This means that unlike hurricanes or tornados or forest fires, tsunamis are a much rarer occurrence. This fact alone means the risk of a tsunami hitting the Sunshine Coast is very low.

But what if the worst came to happen an...

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Traveling from BC's Sunshine Coast to Vancouver International Airport

Posted on Dec 17, 2018 in About the Sunshine Coast


SSC to YVR

If you live on BC's Sunshine Coast and you're planning on traveling or taking a holiday, there's a good chance you'll be flying out of Vancouver's International Airport (YVR). You can of course drive but that means dealing with the aggravation and expense of putting your car on the ferry and paying for parking at the airport. There's also...

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Eagle View Heights Presentation Centre

Posted on Nov 28, 2018 in About the Sunshine Coast


Welcome to the Eagle View Heights presentation centre in Gibsons, BC! Let's take a quick walkthrough so you know what to expect when you pop by for a visit!

Past the reception area and on our left is a scale model of the site. The model shows the entire five acre site as it'll appear once construction is complete. The development will consists of 87...

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Sunshine Coast Elves Club 2018

Posted on Nov 07, 2018 in About the Sunshine Coast



I couldn’t be prouder or more excited that REMAX City Realty Gibsons is taking over the administration of the Sunshine Coast Elves Club in this, its 50th anniversary.

Lynn Nestman, the driving force of the Elves Club for the past six years, will continue to be involved but Tony and his colleagues...

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Welcoming ‘Them’

Posted on Oct 24, 2018 in About the Sunshine Coast



Read Tony's latest column every week in The Local Weekly: http://bit.ly/TheLocalWeekly

Those, Them, They, and Us

Living in the most beautiful place in the world has an ugly side. It rears its head when friends and neighbours start talking about “those,” “them,” and “they.”

“Those” people from Vancouver’s North Shore that just bought a house down the s...

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