About the Sunshine Coast

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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Farmer's Markets on BC's Sunshine Coast

Posted on Jun 18, 2019 in About the Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast Farmer Market Links

BC’s beautiful Sunshine Coast is blessed to have a wide variety of farmers’ markets, especially in the summer m...

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High & Low Tides on BC's Sunshine Coast

Posted on Jun 11, 2019 in About the Sunshine Coast

One of my favourite parts of living next to the ocean is paying attention to the tidal fluctuations, especially when there are extremes between low and high tides.

It’s a gross oversimplification to say that tides are caused by the gravitational forces of the sun and moon but that’s all the science my feeble Realtor mind can process. FundyForce.ca e...

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Turd Fairies on the Sunshine Coast

Posted on Jun 01, 2019 in About the Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast Bylaw Enforcement Phone Numbers

  • Gibsons Bylaw Enforcement: 604-886-2274
  • Sechelt Bylaw Enforcement: 604-885-1986
  • SCRD Bylaw Enforcement: 604-885-6817

If you do any hiking on BC’s Sunshine Coast, you’ve likely noticed bags of doggy deposits hanging in trees or placed on rocks. It seems to be getting worse and is a pet peeve of mine, pun in...

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