Warm Clothing Drive – clean out your closets of warm waterproof gear by December 15

With the cold, wet and snowing weather arriving, the Pemberton Secondary School Aboriginal Leadership class is running their second annual Warm Clothing Drive! They are thankfully accepting warm and water proof clothing donations to be distributed to families throughout the region. Help everyone stay warm this winter and please keep an eye out for the … Continue reading Warm Clothing Drive – clean out your closets of warm waterproof gear by December 15

Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Collaborative: A Plea for continued funding.

After getting so much interest from our Facebook post earlier in the month, sharing the Pique story about funding to the CYMHSU drying up, we asked Tanya Richman, the local action team's co-chair, to explain what this means, and what we can do about it.  Funding for 64 Local Action Teams across the province who are … Continue reading Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Collaborative: A Plea for continued funding.

Dogwood

Cornus nuttali-aka Pacific dogwood became the floral emblem for BC in 1956 but apparently the flowering tree was associated with this province long before that, as dogwood lapel pins were sold to raise money for supplies like wool blankets for soldiers during world war two. (S is for Spirit Bear: A British Columbia Alphabet By … Continue reading Dogwood