Coast Reporter

SCRD directors reluctantly pursue $53-million Site B reservoir option

If approved, it would be the largest and most expensive infrastructure project the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) has every tackled. Directors voted Nov. 21 for further investigation into...

Worker abuse by BC Ferries passengers focus of new campaign

With the busiest time of the year underway for BC Ferries, there’s been a renewed emphasis on ferry employee abuse at the hands of angry passengers. Heading into the Canada Day long weekend, BC...

Foreign-buyer tax needed for Sunshine Coast: MLA

People may be divided on whether the foreign buyers tax will help or hinder housing affordability, but Nicholas Simons, MLA for Powell River-Sunshine Coast, still wants it extended to the Sunshine...

Howe Sound Pulp and Paper cuts 180 jobs

Howe Sound Pulp and Paper is cutting more than a third of its workforce and permanently shutting down its paper production operations, parent company Paper Excellence announced July 23.

Bailiffs seize Malaspina buses in Vancouver; passengers kicked off bus and service suspended

Service suspended on all buses, cutting off the only bus between Vancouver and Powell River