Lil’wat secures $7.21 million commitment from Canada to build a new Ts’zil Learning Centre

A new  Ts̓zil Learning Centre is on the way thanks to a $7.21 million investment from the federal government. The new facility will provide increased post-secondary, training and academic upgrading opportunities for Líl̓wat and other communities in the area. Here’s the press release sent out from the federal government Tuesday, December 13, 2016, posted to … Continue reading Lil’wat secures $7.21 million commitment from Canada to build a new Ts’zil Learning Centre

To the rescue: the story of a couple of local boys who saved the day of a broken down Ironman

The alarm went off at 4:15am. Everything was laid out, so he wouldn’t have to think. Jason Labonte, an accountant from Edmonton in his early 40s, drank a coffee, mixed up his protein fruit almond milk smoothie, and made his way to the shuttle. He arrived at the Alta Lake beach about 5:45am – with … Continue reading To the rescue: the story of a couple of local boys who saved the day of a broken down Ironman

How much do I love the little free libraries… let me count the ways

Ever heard that They Might Be Giants song that goes: "make a little birdhouse in your soul"? I have no idea what any of the lyrics mean. But if anything could capture the quaintness of a birdhouse in my soul, it is the new little free libraries that have been developed by the Library, Pemberton … Continue reading How much do I love the little free libraries… let me count the ways

BioBlitz results reveal Pemberton’s amazingness

An amazing collaboration of the Whistler Naturalists and Stewardship Pemberton took place during Bioblitz last year, that saw over 50 scientists specialized in their fields travel to Pemberton to observe, record, report and compile amazing information about the biodiversity that exists in our back yards. Stewardship Pemberton's Dawn Johnson, a self-taught naturalist, wrote a beautiful post about how … Continue reading BioBlitz results reveal Pemberton’s amazingness

Nominate a Wellness Champion before Friday, November 7

What does Wellness look like? The range of approaches people have taken with the #50DayWellnessChallenge has been inspiring - for some it's about finding stillness, or doing less. Others are logging miles on the bike or treadmill, making a date with the yoga mat or the water bottle. Or making a conscious effort to notice … Continue reading Nominate a Wellness Champion before Friday, November 7