Get Out & Enjoy Canada’s Waters on the Labour Day Long Weekend. The Salish Sea Trust is calling out to Canadians, inviting them to go for a swim, stroll in the shallows or a walk along a coastal beach, river or lake – to “get into” their heritage on the last long weekend of summer. […]
Words are powerful. Our words change the world.
Adele was called into the Principal’s office to discuss her twelfth grade son. She was not surprised. He had been in two fights and had been acting strange. She supposed he would be expelled if his behavior did not improve. Deep down Adele feared there was another problem, but she chose not to acknowledge it. […]
These machines are incredible and I hope our Federal and Provincial governments are lining up to sign contracts with this company. Watch this video and spread the word. There can be no reason now, after yet another devastating fire season, why these machines are not being used here in Canada as soon as fires breakout.
Breathe in the sunsets at Berry Point; Reduce your stress and take a leisurely Kayaking tour on a summer’s evening amongst Salish Sea; Attend the incredible Gabriola Theatre Festival: fantastic entertainment August 18 – 20th; Respectfully explore approx. 80 petroglyphs carved in rock, thousands of years old; Swim in the beautiful clear water off Sandwell […]
When your friendly banker offers you mortgage insurance as a way to protect your investment, it certainly seems like a responsible way to ensure your family will be cared for should anything happen to you. Besides, it fits easily into any budget and you’ll never even notice the payments. Best of all, you need only […]
For those of my generation who do not, and cannot, comprehend why Facebook exists: I am trying to make friends outside of Facebook while applying the same principles. Therefore, every day I walk down the street and tell passersby what I have eaten, how I feel at the moment, what I have done the night […]
After the 2003 firestorms around Kelowna the provincial government said millions would be spent to clean up logging debris that had been left on the ground throughout BC after logging operations, which had added greatly to the speed and intensity with which the fires spread. Only a small fraction of that has been done and […]
This is one of the most exciting and encouraging changes to the face of politics in Canada. We desperately need young Canadians to not only vote but to run for elected office. We need their energy and vision to power Canada forward at this time of world conflicting policies and politics. Hearty congratulations and thank […]
In light of all the discussions around Canada opening her doors to refugees and in this year of celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, I submit this small memoir piece of my own experience of being a refugee. In 1957 after the Hungarian Revolution I escaped with my parents, spending 6 months in Refugee camps in […]