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

Photo of the Week: Dave Steers

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Snow’s gone. It barely looks like winter. Especially in the forest. Dave Steers catches a weird winter in action.

Tea with Kids: guest post from Isabelle Ranger

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I was drinking a pot of Namasthe tea, and my kid was happily pouring a blended brew of their looseleaf mint, licorice and moss tea back and forth from a little teapot, playing… Continue reading

Event: Making the Valley More Mentally Healthy, Feb 24, 6pm, Library

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When 75 community members from Mount Currie, Pemberton, Whistler and Squamish met to workshop mental health priorities, the most pressing issue was a three-way tie: training RCMP and emergency room staff who work… Continue reading