Hikers enjoy the view in Powell River.

Explore the Sunshine Coast

The region is home to a series of picturesque Coastal communities

  • May 9, 2013
Hikers enjoy the view in Powell River.
BC Ferries has been transporting locals and visitors between the mainland

Daytrippin’ with BC Ferries

Take a tour on the water

  • May 9, 2013
BC Ferries has been transporting locals and visitors between the mainland
Victoria's Busker Festival

What’s happening on the Island this year

A full calendar of events listing will keep you busy

  • May 9, 2013
Victoria's Busker Festival
The front deck of the Millionaire Lottery designer show home gives you a view of the Mount Baker

Interior decoration on display at White Rock show home

The latest Millionaire Lottery grand prize is catching eyes along White Rock's Marine Drive.

  • Oct 22, 2012
The front deck of the Millionaire Lottery designer show home gives you a view of the Mount Baker
Scott Cozens (left) and Sheldon Smithens talk to Mission’s Bobby Tapp

Show not always about ‘the stuff’

The Canadian Pickers explain to The Record what has endeared them to many loyal fans

Scott Cozens (left) and Sheldon Smithens talk to Mission’s Bobby Tapp
Public Safety Minister Shirley Bond and Speaker Bill Barisoff take part in earthquake drill at the B.C. legislature Thursday.

Earthquake means ‘drop, cover, hold on’

The best way to protect yourself from falling objects in an earthquake is ducking under a desk or sturdy table until one minute after the shaking stops.

Public Safety Minister Shirley Bond and Speaker Bill Barisoff take part in earthquake drill at the B.C. legislature Thursday.

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  • Sep 20, 2011
Students from around B.C. showcase their skills at national competition.

B.C. students thrive at Skills Canada Competition

Students from communities around British Columbia prove to be at the head of the class at the National Skills Canada Competition in Quebec City last Friday.

Students from around B.C. showcase their skills at national competition.
Dispatches Langford

Dispatches Langford

Less than 10 minutes from downtown Langford, Goldstream Provincial Park draws hundreds of thousands of visitors a year from all parts of the globe

Dispatches Langford
Art Sutherland

An ice maker’s art

Colwood resident sought the world over for efficient ice techniques

Art Sutherland
Find a seat at Bear Mountain Stadium this summer and take in a game showcasing the talents of players like girls Highlanders player Janelle Smith.

Sportsmanlike conduct, Island-style

When it comes to sports, the ball is in the West Shore's court

Find a seat at Bear Mountain Stadium this summer and take in a game showcasing the talents of players like girls Highlanders player Janelle Smith.
Sante Spa combines relaxing spa services with natural experiences

It’s a West Shore thing

For West Shore businesses, a growing community means offering a diverse range of services to meet residents — and visitors — needs

Sante Spa combines relaxing spa services with natural experiences
The coastal waters off Sooke are known for an abundance of salmon and halibut

Dispatches Sooke

Sooke is a small ocean side town nestled among towering, rugged rainforests and unspoiled beaches of the Pacific Ocean coastline

The coastal waters off Sooke are known for an abundance of salmon and halibut

Japan needs sisterly help on its path to recovery

Japan is just starting to recover from the devastating March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Japanese citizens devastated by the natural disasters and their aftermath need our help.