How to make your own disinfectant wipes

Today's headline, on ABC news:  Clorox says disinfectant wipes shortage may last until 2021 The factors? The pandemic, the upcoming cold and flu season, and increased demand in health care facilities. Additionally, many companies make wipes using polyester spunlace, a key ingredient needed to make Personal Protective Equipment. Add to this, the fact that many … Continue reading How to make your own disinfectant wipes

What way is forward? Mayor’s Task Force invites ongoing suggestions

The COVID-19 pandemic has had very real, and lasting consequences on our community. It has presented additional pressures on our families, our businesses, and our economy. The pandemic has forced us to physically separate ourselves from our community and supports, profoundly affecting our mental well-being and our ability to maintain our usual connectedness. Despite these … Continue reading What way is forward? Mayor’s Task Force invites ongoing suggestions

Making history comes alive starts with preserving it: Museum invites your membership, to support work during COVID19 closures

The Pemberton Museum will remain closed for the remainder of the 2020 season due to the pandemic. Individuals can still visit by appointment for research or reproductions or to donate an item to the museum. Exhibits in the historic houses were not set up this year and the exhibits will remain closed to the public for … Continue reading Making history comes alive starts with preserving it: Museum invites your membership, to support work during COVID19 closures

Taking the #PembertonPledge to heart, and on the road when you travel

On July 13, the Village of Pemberton shared the #PembertonPledge on Facebook - an invitation for visitors to come into the region with a certain mindset - of respect and consideration. We're all torn, these days, I would suggest - between longing for a return to normal, needing the income from our employment or businesses, … Continue reading Taking the #PembertonPledge to heart, and on the road when you travel

Burning restrictions prohibit bonfires, fireworks, big burns. Campfires are still okay, so please be super super careful

via Village of Pemberton Open fire, grass burning, or big slash piles are all banned, as of Friday July 24, in the Coastal Fire Centre. Pemberton Fire Rescue offers advice to make sure campfires (which must be under half a metre in size - height and width) don't get out of control. We're all pretty … Continue reading Burning restrictions prohibit bonfires, fireworks, big burns. Campfires are still okay, so please be super super careful

Meditate with Susan Reifer, via zoom, from the comfort of your living room, Tuesday July 28 7pm

Two free meditation sessions with local teacher Susan Reifer are on offer, Tuesday July 28and Wednesday August 12, at 7pm. I've been practicing meditation with Susan, in this zoom-connected fashion, throughout the pandemic, and have found it to be absolutely wonderful. She's an experienced and kind teacher, caters to all levels (including novices).  All you … Continue reading Meditate with Susan Reifer, via zoom, from the comfort of your living room, Tuesday July 28 7pm