As of noon on Aug. 1, 2014, campfires are prohibited in the Coastal Fire Centre.It's hot, dry and there's no rain in sight. And there was that little issue of a long weekend.The prohibition remains in effect this weekend, in order to reduce human-caused fires, and keep crews available to respond to naturally occurring wildfires.That … Continue reading Rethink the s’mores: Campfire Ban in Effect through the Weekend
It's kind of hard to resist an invitation that involves pizza, drinks and dystopian greatness. Alas, teens only.
On Tuesday, as I listened to the news about the breach and spill from the Mount Polley Mine tailings pond, one quote stayed with me. It was Xat'sull Chief Bev Sellars. (Sellars is also the author of the book They Called Me Number One, which was reviewed on the Wellness Almanac last year.)Sellars told CBC, "Our … Continue reading Inspiration: A habit worth breaking
When I interviewed Nidhi Raina back in 2011, I asked her the secret to an amazing dish."Love and service," was her answer.(As if her treats could be any yummier, they also come with a great whopping of soul medicine too.)If you like that as much as I did, you can officially Like Nidhi's Cuisine on … Continue reading Faces of the Farmers Market: Nidhi’s Cuisine
A little while ago, someone asked me what was on my #ShelfofWisdom, the book shelf of indispensable tomes that are page-worn and near-memorised because they've shown the way so many times.So, I did what anyone with a Facebook, twitter or Instagram account would do: I artfully lined up a selection of books designed to cast … Continue reading Column: Don’t Sin Against Your Talent
100 years ago, the railway arrived in this region. The Museum is hosting weekly guest speakers to explore the significance of this - today's guest, Eric Anderson, will talk about Emily Carr's 1933 trip, at 2pm at the Museum, and again at 7pm at the Library.Chief Leonard Andrew was one of the first guests in … Continue reading Tea & Tales: from Chief Leonard Andrew to Emily Carr