1 in 5 of us is struggling with a mental health or addiction problem.

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Thanks to Richard Nott who responded to our post on the Pemberton Community Forum inviting people to advocate for ongoing funding to the province’s Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Collaborative.… Continue reading

Suicide Intervention Toolkits now available, thanks to Pemberton’s Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Collaborative

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What do you do if you, or a youth you know, or love, is at risk of self-harm? Like, WHO DO YOU CALL? The Pemberton Local Action team of the Child and Youth… Continue reading

A little bit owl, a little bit hawk: Northern Harrier in the ‘hood

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“eagle-eyed” John Tschopp spotted a northern harrier last Monday late in the afternoon while it was catching mice. When it was perched on a fence post, I  realized how owl-like some of its features… Continue reading

Put away the props, put down your weapons

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About 50 days before our baby was due, an acquaintance at a dinner party asked, “So, do you have your bag ready?” “What bag?” asked my partner, the whites of his eyes showing.… Continue reading

What the Rain Revealed

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Some things are simply beautiful; others are beautifully simple. On a recent walk around One Mile, I had time to contemplate this concept. We are surrounded by so much natural beauty on such… Continue reading

Even MLAs have rough days and need a wellness check-in: Jordan Sturdy looks back on his week as our instagrammer-in-chief

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I approached our MLA, Jordan Sturdy, on Canada Day, to invite him to be one of the guestagrammers for our account, thinking it was a long-shot. I mean, at a certain point, one has to… Continue reading

[Updated] Holiday calendar to help you get a handle on things happening around the community in December from Photos with Santa to where to ring in the New Year with the kids

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It starts with Mountains of Art and the Gathering of Artists, and ends with New Years Eve. That’s right. Your calendar is about to explode. We’ve tried to round up some of the… Continue reading

Rethinking Reconciliation: Riva Fisher on Unsettling Pemberton

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I don’t want these to be her last words because my biggest personal lament about Riva’s passing on September 18 2017 at the age of 25 is not getting to read her over… Continue reading

Heavy rain and rain-on-snow is here until Thursday – hello Pineapple Express

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Environment Canada and the BC River Forecast Centre advise that an extreme weather event (heavy rain, rain-on-snow) is expected to bring up to 60-80mm of rain by Thursday to Pemberton and Area, in… Continue reading

‘Herstory’ In Focus

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On the dangerous streets of Vancouver’s downtown east side, the female inhabitants are representative of every national origin, race, age, status and faith. Those streets are likely home to a woman who grew… Continue reading

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