Join Sisters in Spirit to raise awareness about murdered and missing aboriginal women, October 4, in Whistler, 11am

This is a repost of Cindy Filipenko's column from the Question this week. Imagine if over the past few decades more than 1,100 lawyers across the country just disappeared. They were on the way to work but never made it. Or perhaps they never came back from court. Now imagine that those cases received only … Continue reading Join Sisters in Spirit to raise awareness about murdered and missing aboriginal women, October 4, in Whistler, 11am

Fight addiction in youth – a guest post by Cindy Filipenko

Cindy Filipenko is a Pemberton-based writer - her insight and way with words always make me stop and think. Whether she's writing about local organic farmers, feisty throat singer Tanya Tagaq, how to be more engaged as a citizen, or how to make it as a freelance writer, her smarts and passion shine through. You … Continue reading Fight addiction in youth – a guest post by Cindy Filipenko

Walk Safe, Drive Slow, Stay Alive – and grab a free reflector from the Village of Pemberton office

        Are you a "just the facts" kind of person? Here are a few stats to make you brake, as we careen towards winter:   58 pedestrians are killed and 2400 injured on BC roads every year. The top contributing factors for drivers running into pedestrians are distraction, failure to yield the right … Continue reading Walk Safe, Drive Slow, Stay Alive – and grab a free reflector from the Village of Pemberton office

Out with the old, in with the new: the Power of a New Years Eve ritual

As any addict can tell you, there's power in ritual. Professional athletes understand this. Grads understand it. Church leaders employ ritual. Sports fans get it, too. The function of a ritual is to make the abstract more real to us... to take something hard to grasp out of the ether, and feel it viscerally, in … Continue reading Out with the old, in with the new: the Power of a New Years Eve ritual