Local dreamers, the Mayor’s Task Force for Covid19 relief and recovery needs you for 6 meetings. Apply by June 4

CALL FOR MEMBERS | MAYORS TASK FORCE FOR COVID-19 RELIEF AND RECOVERY EFFORTS Posted on May 27, 2020  Do you have ideas and the drive to help develop a community-based COVID-19 response?  The Village of Pemberton is seeking innovative and creative thinkers from the community-at-large with all backgrounds and professions to sit on the Mayor’s … Continue reading Local dreamers, the Mayor’s Task Force for Covid19 relief and recovery needs you for 6 meetings. Apply by June 4

Add your input to the provincial COVID19 survey by May 31, so the next steps we take are informed by your needs and experiences

BC has been getting acclaim (and a little wistful envy) from around the world for the data-backed science-driven way we've responded to COVID-19. Politics and ideology got left on the steps of the Parliament building, as a skilled doctor and a Minister for Health helped steer us, with a constant commitment to creating unity, not … Continue reading Add your input to the provincial COVID19 survey by May 31, so the next steps we take are informed by your needs and experiences

SLRD Chair says the Force is strong, let compassion be our north star

We're into the second week of "Phase 2"... baby-stepping our way towards a re-start, or a retraction, depending on what our new housemate, COVID19, does. Here are some words shared on Friday with the region by the Chair of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, Director Tony Rainbow. Anyone who has been measuring their social distancing requirements … Continue reading SLRD Chair says the Force is strong, let compassion be our north star

SLCC releases new CD of 12 traditional songs

The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre (SLCC) has released the third volume of Songs From Our Nations, a compilation of twelve traditional songs recorded by SLCC Ambassadors. Building on the success of Songs From Our Nations Volumes 1 and 2, this project fostered Skwxwú7mesh Sníchim (Squamish language) and Ucwalmícwts (Lil’wat language) reclamation efforts, further connecting Ambassadors … Continue reading SLCC releases new CD of 12 traditional songs

Art springing up – keep an eye out for local artists’ murals

If staring at your own four walls for the better part of 2 months has gotten you aching for some different scenery, or fresh art, take heart! Art is happening. Levi Nelson's imagery has been applied to the hydro boxes to make them look less like eyesores or infrastructure and more like amazeballs.   Meanwhile, … Continue reading Art springing up – keep an eye out for local artists’ murals

New Federal Emergency Community Support Fund

As of May 19, charities and non-profits who deliver essential services to those in need can access a new federal $350 million Emergency Community Support Fund. Eligible projects should: Address a pressing social inclusion or well-being need caused by COVID-19, by supplying the necessities of life, supporting activities of daily living, such as through education … Continue reading New Federal Emergency Community Support Fund

Resilience and Hope in the time of COVID19

Welcome to the first edition of a Mental Wellness Video Series with Registered Clinical Counsellor Greg McDonnell, of McDonnell Counselling in Whistler, produced in partnership with the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation. Greg has worked in the area of social service delivery for 30 years and has owned a successful private psychotherapy practice since 2007 http://www.mcdonnellcounselling.ca This … Continue reading Resilience and Hope in the time of COVID19