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Weekly Community Newspaper Serving the Sunshine Coast, British Columbia, Canada 5758 Cowrie Street, Sechelt P.O. Box 494, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A0 Phone: 604-885-3134 • Fax: 604-885-3194

email: thelocal@telus.net • website: www.thelocalweekly.ca • Office Hours Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm FREE OF CHARGE AT NEWSSTANDS AND ON B.C. FERRIES, LANGDALE TO HORSESHOE BAY ROUTE.

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ADVERTISING INQUIRIES: Contact GARDAR GARDARSSON, Advertising Sales Manager or RON KOWALSKI, Advertising Sales Representative and Marketing or KAREN PETERSON, Advertising Sales Representative and Marketing Phone: 604-885-3134 or email: localsales@telus.net

$ HOW TO SUBMIT A CLASSIFIED AD: Mail, phone, fax, email or drop off your ad with payment to: The Local, P.O. Box 494, 5758 Cowrie St., Sechelt BC V0N 3A0 Phone: 604-885-3134 • Fax: 604-885-3194 • Email: thelocal@telus.net Or drop off ad with payment at TAKE 5 VIDEO, North Road, Gibsons Inquire about our special rates for obituary notices. HOW TO SUBMIT EDITORIAL TEXT: Email your editorial to: publisher@telus.net • SUBMITTED EDITORIAL MUST BE RECEIVED ELECTRONICALLY (typed or hand-written will not be accepted) • In most cases, editorial submissions must be prearranged with the editorial department • Editorial must adhere to specific word counts • Use of proper English, spelling and grammar is appreciated • Submission does not guarantee publication • We reserve the right to edit all submissions • Limit press releases to 300 words. HOW TO SUBMIT A LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Email your Letter To The Editor to: editor@thelocalsunshinecoast.com • Letters to The Editor are welcome on any topic of local or general interest. Opinions expressed are those of the writers; publication does not imply endorsement by the newspaper. • Generally letters should not exceed more than 300 words. Letters will be edited in the interests of style, clarity, legality, brevity and taste, as necessary. The Local reserves the right to refuse publication of any submission. • All letters must be signed and include place of residence and telephone number; names may be withheld from publication for valid reason by approval of the editor. This publication reserves the right to refuse any advertising that it considers to contain false or misleading information or involves unfair or unethical practices. The advertiser agrees that the publisher shall not be liable for damages arising out of error in any advertisement beyond the amount paid for such advertisement.

13,300 COPIES PRINTED EVERY WEEK! The Local is locally operated and distributed every Thursday to households on the Sunshine Coast by CANADA POST (Canada Post Agreement (#41000012) and 1,400 hand-delivered to businesses. Display Advertising Deadline: Monday noon at The Local office, email: localsales@telus.net Classified Advertising Deadline: Monday 3:00 pm at The Local office, email: thelocal@telus.net Editorial Deadline: Monday noon at The Local office, email: editor@thelocalsunshinecoast.com The Local uses an HOW TO SUBMIT A CAMERA-READY DISPLAY AD: APPLE MACINTOSH Email address: localsales@telus.net Platform Note: a camera-ready ad is an ad that is ready for printing. The ad will require no revisions, but will be published as submitted. • Build your ad according to our specific dimensions, (*please see column width measurements below) • All images (photos and logos) included in the ad must be at least 300 dpi • Make a PDF of your ad, at least 300 dpi, with all text and graphics embedded within the PDF • Email your PDF to us, along with your full contact information and the dates you would like to have your ad published. (The Local is distributed every Thursday. Submission deadline is the Monday before) Note: If the above criteria is not met, The Local cannot guarantee correct output of your material once published. • Please do not send a camera-ready ad using “Word” or “Coral Draw” applications

HOW TO SUBMIT A DISPLAY AD THAT OUR DESIGN DEPARTMENT WILL BUILD FOR YOU: Email address: localsales@telus.net Note: there is no extra charge for this service. • Email (local sales@telus.net) your ad’s information to us. Be sure to include your full contact information, the dates you would like your ad to run, and the full elements to be included in the ad (eg. logos, photos and text). • All images (photos and logos) included in the ad must be at least 300 dpi. TO FAX AN AD THAT OUR DESIGN DEPARTMENT WILL BUILD FOR YOU: Fax number: 604-885-3194 • Please fax your instructions and the text that will used in the ad. Be sure to include your full contact information, the dates you would like your ad to run, and the full elements to be included in the ad. Please note we cannot use faxed logos or images as that quality is inferior. COMPUTER APPLICATIONS WE CANNOT ACCEPT: • Please do not send us any of your “working files”, eg: Coral Draw, Quark Express, InDesign, Pagemaker, Publisher, Pages. etc. *THE LOCAL COLUMN WIDTHS: 1 column: 1.57” • 2 columns: 3.3” • 3 columns: 5.04” • 4 columns: 6.78” • 5 columns: 8.51” • 6 columns: 10.25”

The Local, May 3, 2011  

Local News on the Sunshine Coast

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