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New 50kw Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Grand Opening of the Two DC Fast Chargers at Trail Bay Mall, Sechelt. We had favorable weather. We gave the chargers a try and had a nice ribbon cutting ceremony. Our non-event should capture some attention, in fact already has by coast residents, local council and federal political parties. View opening here

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Making Headway for Small Businesses

El Segundo’s Scarlet Osborne has been working hard to petition the federal government to expand COVID-19 government support to small business owners who opened their doors for the first time in 2020, and she’s making waves! Recently interviewed by Ginella Massa on CBC’s Canada Tonight, Scarlet was able to share her story and push for … Continued

Sunshine Coast Lavender Farm

Welcoming New Tenants to the Mall

We’re excited to welcome two new tenants to the mall, Fills Good Zero Waste Refill Shop and the Sunshine Coast Lavender Farm! Both will be opening soon, so be sure to check in and give them a warm welcome when you stop by next. Support local! Follow @fills_good and @sclavender_farm for their latest updates.   … Continued

‘Massive’ solar array on Claytons a B.C. first

An array of 350 photovoltaic panels has been installed on the roof over Clayton’s Heritage Market in Sechelt’s Trail Bay Centre. It’s the first 100-kilowatt net-metred system powering a grocery store in B.C. that’s hooked up to BC Hydro’s grid, according to Alevtina Akbulatova, BC Hydro’s net metering program manager.

New restaurants move ahead as economy restarts

As the province’s economic restart continues, a lot of eyes are on downtown Sechelt, one of the Coast’s principal business districts and home to the types of retail and hospitality businesses hardest hit in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Upstairs and Downstairs Shoppe Reno

The Upstairs and Downstairs Shoppe is excited to announce we are undergoing a renovation and rebranding starting February 16.  As a result we will be closed for a time and hope to reopen mid March.  Thanks to expert design work from Emerge Design Group, contractor Spani Developments along with Custom Floors, Olsen Electric, and Insta … Continued

Community archives move to Trail Bay Centre

The District of Sechelt has signed a five-year lease agreement with Trail Bay Properties Ltd. to relocate the Sechelt Community Archives to Trail Bay Centre. Their new home will be in a space in the mall above RBC Royal Bank.

Lady Rose arrives in Sechelt

After a three-day journey the MV Lady Rose is tied to a dock in Sechelt and the group behind the acquisition of the historic steamship has set up a website in search of stories, connections and suggestions from the public as they plan for the vessel’s future. “What we’re trying to do is unearth stories … Continued

Art banner images ‘driven by beauty of nature’

Dozens of new street banners now grace the lampposts in Sechelt. Titled Raven and Salmon, the original artworks featured on the banners are the creation of local designer Lydia Avsec (COPILOT Design).