About the Sunshine Coast

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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Canada's Victoria Day AKA May Long Weekend

Posted on May 13, 2019 in About the Sunshine Coast


The May long weekend is widely considered to be Canada’s unofficial start to summer. Here on BC’s Sunshine Coast, it kicks off our busy tourism season that’ll last until Labour Day.

Out west, May’s long weekend goes by May Tw0-Four and May-Long while in Ontario, it’s sometimes called Firecracker Day. But the holiday’s proper name is Victoria Day and...

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Gibsons' Sea Cavalcade Cancelled for 2019?

Posted on Apr 09, 2019 in About the Sunshine Coast


For the first time in five decades, it looks like Gibsons might go without its longtime summer festival, the Sea Cavalcade.

In an open letter posted on its website, the Sunshine Coast Sea Cavalcade Society Board announced that the popular summer event can’t continue, “without essential people to assume the necessary roles that the festival requires...

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