Featuring the photography of Dean Van't Schip, original art by local artists Pia Sillem and Peggy Collins. With special features on Power of Paint, 50 Canadian Things, Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival, and local businesses Sunshine Coast Air and Sechelt Fish Market. Plus a 7-page feature on ZOOM editor's cross-Canada trip in celebration of Canada 150.

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  • True North
    True North
    ZOOM’s creator, Edmund Arceo, took a train trip across Canada this Spring to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary and to have a closer look at this tapestry that makes up our country. He’d like to share some of his impressions with...
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  • Dean Van’t Schip
    Dean Van’t Schip
    Dean Van’t Schip gives us everything—everything that matters in a shot: stillness, movement, detail, panorama, colour, texture....
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  • Pia Sillem
    Pia Sillem
    Pia's beautifully wrought ceramic pieces celebrate the form, composition, and slow, deliberate movement of the natural world around us. ...
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  • Being Canadian
    Being Canadian
    The consul then looked up, smiled, and offered a handshake: “Welcome to Canada!” It was almost twenty years ago, but I still get emotional when I recall those words by the Canadian Embassy official in Manila, and the final interview...
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  • Colours of Canada
    Colours of Canada
    The Sunshine Coast Arts Council unveils “50 Canadian Things” in the Doris Crowston Gallery at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, August 2―20. ...
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  • Chamber Music Festival
    Chamber Music Festival
    For the past twelve summers, beautiful things have happened on the third weekend of August in the Music School overlooking the Government Wharf in Madeira Park. ...
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  • Power of Paint
    Power of Paint
    The Power of Paint is the perfect name for this impressive yearly exhibition by a group of friends and colleagues known as Eleven Equal Artists. Energy is the first impression and synergy is the second. ...
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  • Peggy Collins
    Peggy Collins
    Who hasn’t marvelled at the tabby cat’s unique and mesmerizing stripes or the wonderful splattering of liver-coloured spots on a pointer, or really looked into the eyes of an animal and seen unexpected depth?...
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  • Moorestock
    This is a store you can spend some time in. It’s casual, comfortable, country-cottage, earthy; it’s the quality stuff people really wear....
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  • Fun Summer Adventures
    Fun Summer Adventures
    What will it be today? When you’re spoiled, absolutely spoiled for choice, how do you decide on your day’s activities? ...
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