Last month, Pemberton had the honour of hosting just over fifty scientist specialized in their field from near and very far as an extension of the Whistler Naturalists annual BioBlitz event. This is the first time Pemberton has co-hosted this event. As the scientists unloaded from the bus, the butterflies in my stomach took flight. … Continue reading Humbled and Happy: A shout out from Stewardship Pemberton
You don't need to be a political boffin, a poli sci grad, or a member of a political party, and it's definitely preferable that you aren't a study of Machiavelli. Municipal elections are set for November 15, and candidates have between 9:00 am Tuesday, September 30, 2014 and 4:00 pm Friday, October 10, 2014 (excluding weekends … Continue reading Run for Council? Info session, Sept 29
Tonight, the Friends of the Library's Free Movie Night will screen The Double at 7pm.
A few weeks ago, the Huffington Post ran a story: how rock climbing helps you lead a happier, healthier life. Noooooo! I thought. It’s hard enough to find parking on the weekend at the Smoke Bluffs. The last thing I want is for lululemon-clad HuffPo readers to arrive en-masse at the crags, inspired by the … Continue reading Column: The Kindergarten Karma of Alpine Huts
In May 1933, the renowned artist Emily Carr left her home in Victoria for a month long expedition on the PGE Railway. Her objective: to take on a deliberate new artistic challenge - mountain scenery. After visiting with a niece in the Squamish Valley, Emily took the train north to Lillooet, and on the return … Continue reading Searching for Emily Carr
I was thinking about fall the other day - the way the change of the seasons invites us to contemplate 'passings' - the passage of time, inertia, the fall towards decay... and how, if we can, instead of getting stuck into a fixed mindset of loss, sit with the rhythm and cyclical nature of … Continue reading Photo of the Week: Gary Martin