The Sunshine Coast is a peninsula on the south coast of mainland BC, accessible only by ferry or air. It is located on the traditional and unceded territories of the shishalh (Sechelt) Nation and the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish) Nation. Local governments are the Sechelt Indian Government District, the Sunshine Coast Regional District, the District of Sechelt and the Town of Gibsons. It stretches 80 kilometres along the coast from the Langdale ferry terminal to the south, connecting it to Vancouver, to the Earls Cove ferry terminal to the north, connecting it to Powell River. It has a population of 30,000, with 30% over the age of 65 and 50% over the age of 55.
For some purposes, such as tourism, the term “Sunshine Coast” includes this region (calling it the “lower Sunshine Coast”) and the Powell River region (calling it the “upper Sunshine Coast”).
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- Roberts Creek
- Halfmoon Bay
- Pender Harbour
Phone: (604) 740-7061
Phone: (604) 885-0651
Sunshine Coast Community Service Society
Community Contact List:
Local Community Contact List – Sunshine Coast
This contact information will put you in touch with people who are able to give you more information about services in your area. They are typically available during business hours Monday to Friday. Should this be an emergency situation, please consider calling your local RCMP detachment or the Police authority for your area.