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Town of Gibsons

Population: 4,605 (2016 Census)
Growth rate: 3.8% (2011 Census)
Dwellings: 2,320 occupied private dwellings
Area: 4.33 sq. km.

A short 10-minute drive from the Langdale ferry terminal, Gibsons was carved out of the hilly forest terrain of the Sunshine Coast. Known across the world as the home of the popular CBC Television series, The Beachcombers, the Town of Gibsons has two main commercial areas: Upper Gibsons which has shopping malls, restaurants, services and a light industrial area, and Lower Gibsons.

The main street in Lower Gibsons is filled with people visiting the bakeries, cafes, and shops, or strolling along the bustling fishing wharf and a seaside walk that link Gibsons Harbour, with its log wharfinger’s building and boardwalk over the breakwater to Winegarden Waterfront Park.

Director jeremy valeriote

Jeremy Valeriote was appointed to the SCRD Board on January 1, 2017. He is currently serving as Chair of the Planning and Development Committee and previously served as the Vice Chair of the Infrastructure Services Committee,

Jeremy is an environmental engineer with a background in environmental impact assessment and mitigation, remediation and reclamation of contaminated sites, and solid waste management.  After studying geological engineering at the University of British Columbia and living in Vancouver for 16 years, Jeremy and his wife Virginia moved to Gibsons in 2008, attracted to the spectacular setting and the small town, cohesive community feeling.  Jeremy was first elected to Town of Gibsons Council in 2014 .

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