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Terry Fox Run Locations 2011

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It was on this day in 1980 that Terry Fox was forced to end his Marathon of Hope as he succumbed to the cancer that eventually took his life. After 143 days and 5,373kms, his journey ended just outside Thunder Bay… and that’s when the rest of Canada picked up the run where he left […]

Putting Sechelt on Google Maps

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As of January 2009 Mapquest was still ahead of Google Maps in the online map department however I have a feeling that Google has taken the top rank in recent years. We turn to it for streetviews, directions, information about local businesses or for trip planning. But what happens when the place you’re looking for […]

October Events on the Sunshine Coast

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As Wendy Weir from Libre Tea once told me, the Sunshine Coast is the “lost corner of the 604”. I used to go to summer camp each year in Roberts Creek and it quite often I’d have people tell me, “have fun on the Island!” The Sunshine Coast is indeed a part of mainland British […]

Sunshine Coast: Sechelt Peninsula by Air

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The last stop on our Sunshine Coast weekend adventure was in Sechelt. View Larger Map We had lunch at the Lighthouse Pub then walked over to WestCoast Air for a scenic flight of the peninsula. It was really neat to fly right over the parts of the area we explored by boat just the day […]

Sunshine Coast: Skookumchuck Narrows & Sechelt Inlet

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After leaving FibreWorks, John and I made our way to Egmont, on the Eastern side of the Sechelt peninsula as we continued to explore the Sunshine Coast last weekend. View Larger Map From there we met with Bryce Christie of Sunshine Coast Tours out on the dock by the Backeddy Pub. We piled into the […]