2015 Home & Garden Expo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 19th February 2015            


The CCBA (Coast Community Builders Association) and JJ Premier Productions have today announced a joint collaboration for this year’s Home Show. “We are proud to be announcing the sixth year of the Home Show to the Sunshine Coast community on behalf of our Members and in particular, our partnering with Jennifer Evans of JJ Premier Productions who will be presenting the 2015 Home & Garden Expo,” said Russ Jones, President of CCBA.

JJ Premier Productions are thrilled to present the 2015 Home & Garden Expo in Gibsons Area and Community Centre on June 13th. Jennifer Evans, Founder of the company said, “We are so grateful for this opportunity and are excited to be hosting this year’s Show. The feedback we are getting from exhibitors has been phenomenal.” 

To book a booth or if you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please call 604 740 6268 or e-mail JJ Premier Productions direct at info@jjpremierproductions.com


pro-voc-a-talks - Chief Clarence Louie

The Coast Community Builders Association (CCBA) invites you to become a sponsor for our annual pro-voc-a-talks Event, Chief Clarence Louie

The primary source of funding for pro-voc-a-talks is from corporate sponsors, such as you. The CCBA receives no governmental funds.

This exciting event will be held on September 12th at the Rockwood Centre in Sechelt at 8:00 pm. It is an evening of insightful discussion and this year we are honoured to have, Chief Clarence Louie, who is a First Nations Chief from Osoyoos and CEO of the Osoyoos Indian Band Development Corporation.

Your sponsorship will help assure the success of pro-voc-a-talks. For further information on the sponsorship package, please click » HERE

Home Show - Best One EVER!!

A huge thank you to all of our Exhibitors and Sponsors who made this year’s show the best one yet! We had a record amount of attendees – nearly 1600!

Thank you’s to:


{C}·      SCRD for the great facility and their wonderful staff.

{C}·      GBS for the use of their fork-lift!

{C}·      Levy Show Service!

{C}·      IGA for their generous donations

{C}·      The volunteers:- Gordon Leslie, Allan Forrest, Louanne Coleman, Rich Leskie, Mark Smith, Gabrielle Faut and Daisy Evans


This year we held a competition for the best booth and the judging was extremely difficult, according to the general public; here are the results:-


1st Prize – Spirited Ceramics

2nd Prize – Olson Electric

3rd Prize – Scott Davis Design


Dayton Stockwell won the Home Theatre System that Sound Attraction gave away


The CCBA Board look forward to next year’s show!!



CCBA Hosts Shelley McDade

Come and join us for an informative presentation from Shelley McDade on the Economic Development and what the forecast signifies for the building industry. Let's make sure we are ready!

Free admission for members. Non-members $10

4:30-6:30 Sunshine Coast Golf and Country Club on Tuesday 20th May.

R.S.V.P. Jennifer at 604 989 2721 or exec@coastbuilders.ca

Fortis BC Speaking Event - April 23rd- 4:30 - 6:30 - Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens

Change Ahead:  The changing dynamics of the energy market in British Columbia
John Drazic, Regional Energy Solutions Manager for FortisBC will be discussing the changing landscape in energy costs in British Columbia. The recently announced approval of rate amalgamation for FortisBC service areas will result in an anticipated 25% decrease in natural gas rates for Vancouver Island and Sunshine Coast residential customers and up to 35% reduction for commercial users. By bringing awareness of these changes to the building community on the Sunshine Coast, builders have the opportunity to leverage the lifestyle, comfort, convenience, and cost efficiency that natural gas provides when building their next project.

There will be time to ask questions at the end of the 30 minute presentation

Appetizers, soft drinks, tea and coffee will be provided

Networking time both before and after the event!

Door Prizes!!

Free admission 


RSVP by 16th April please

Happy New Year!

Thank you to all CCBA members for all of your hard work and for being great ambassadors for the Coast Community Builders Association.

We hope this coming year will be prosperous and successful for everyone.

2014 District of Sechelt Business Licences

A message from the District of Sechelt:-

2014 Business Licences are now available for purchase.  Licence renewal notices will be mailed shortly.  All businesses, including home-based businesses, require a business licence. Businesses are encouraged to renew their licences before January 31, 2014 to receive a $25 discount on their licence fee. The basic business licence fee is $125, payable by cash, cheque, debit or credit card. 


Any vehicle using municipal roads and operating for commercial purposes in the District of Sechelt must annually purchase and display a commercial vehicle licence decal.  Decals fees range from $25 - $40 (depending on gross vehicle weight (GVW)).  Remember to bring your vehicle registration forms with you when you apply.