Column: Moving past lip service on women’s issues

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I came, chubby-cheeked and reluctant, to the realisation that if I was ever going to find the seat of my own power, I had to embrace the smell of my own sweat. There are… Continue reading

#Wellness Reads: The Encyclopedia of Country Living

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Driving home from Squamish one day, 20 or more years ago, I was listening to  The Almanac on CBC radio. The topic was small acreages and people going back to the land. The… Continue reading

The Arts Council and Cultural Roundtable are Merging. Learn More Tonight!

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It’s not a wedding, but it could be. Arts and Culture are coming together, hitching up, to ensure a more fruitful union in the Valley and celebrate all the forms of self-expression out… Continue reading

Photo of the Week: Polek Rybczynski’s ‘Emergence’

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Polek and I both welcomed babies into the world on March 1, so given that we are celebrating little people who are turning one and two, today, his contribution this month to the… Continue reading

Event: Coffee with the Mayor, Tuesday Mar 3, 9am – 11am

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Getting dangerously caffeinated is just one of those occupational hazards for the Mayor of Pemberton. Mayor Mike Richman takes up the community engagement torch, and will be available at Blackbird Bakery from 9am… Continue reading

Two Longreads on Addiction that Will Change The Way You Think Of Addicts, whatever your perspective

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I read two long articles recently, about addiction, that blew my mind open a little wider, and I wanted to share them here. They’re worth the time. The first, The Like Cause of… Continue reading

Wellness Tip: Give Your Brain a Break and Get Organised

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Seasonal Observations: Bees!

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The ultimate blessing I can imagine bestowing on our community: may we be forever bee-friendly, may we be visited by happy pollinators, may all living things flourish, may there be honey. Thanks to… Continue reading

#WellnessRead2015: The Alchemist

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Janet Ouchterlony recommends The Alchemist. Part adventure.  Part truth.  All heart. This is my perspective of this simple yet soulful novel. Written by Brazilian novelist Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist is now an international… Continue reading

POSTPONED Joint Community Open House on Infrastructure Project : Feb 25, 5-7:30pm, Ull’us Community Complex

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Update as of Tuesday Feb 24: Please note, that due to the passing of two Lil’wat community members, tomorrow evening’s CIPP Open House has been cancelled. A new date is yet to be… Continue reading