‘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).

A future for Lady Rose

History buffs and mariners of all stripes will be thrilled to learn that Sechelt’s Clayton family has acquired the last of the Union Steamships with the intent of restoring her as a public asset.

Clayton family acquires Lady Rose

MV Lady Rose, the last operational vessel from the Union Steamship Company fleet, has been acquired by the Clayton family, who are exploring options for transforming her into a public exhibit in Sechelt.

El Segundo now open

Headed up by two local women with 30 collective years of dining experience, the restaurant will be located in the northeastern section of the mall, offers a unique menu that’s fresh, vibrant, and totally coast-friendly.