Indigenous Veterans Day

Indigenous people have a long and proud history of military service to our country, tracing back to the War of 1812 when Metis and First Nations fought along the British against invading Americans. During World War I, it is said …

Did you get your flu shot yet?

Last week, the BC Pharmacy Association reminded me to get my annual flu shot. With more than 1,300 community pharmacies across British Columbia, in communities both large and small, pharmacists are the most accessible health-care providers for British Columbians wanting …

Putting people at the front of Environmental Assessment

After extensive consultation with the public, stakeholders and First Nations, your government has introduced legislation to modernize the Environmental Assessment Act for major resource projects. The legislation advances reconciliation with First Nations, increases public engagement, transparency and will deliver stronger …

Tsunami Awareness Day

Today is World Tsunami Awareness Day. Earthquakes are often precursors to tsunamis, so if you’re on or near BC’s coast & feel strong shaking, immediately drop, cover & hold on. When the shaking stops, move inland, to higher ground or …

Seniors Tea and Bazaar

As always, the coffee and tea service was impeccable and the little sandwiches with the crusts cut off decadent – at the First United Church’s annual Tea and Bazaar. It was a great time connecting with folks and buying holiday …

#TBT Youth In Care

#TBT In February 2013 the Minister of Children and Families pledged that she would “strengthen safe living options and life skills education for youth in care who are transitioning into adulthood.” A month later Paige was forced out of her …

Kate Toye is a Community Champion

Kate Toye has been a champion of early childhood education in Prince Rupert. She’s a mother of 3 who cares about the education of our children of Prince Rupert and the surrounding area. By working in Early Childhood Development for …

Increased Cell Service along the Highway of Tears

More cell service along the Highway of Tears means enhanced safety, better communication and economic opportunity for the people of Witset (formerly Morricetown) Learn more about this initiative here: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2018CITZ0028-002072