My sister has a tradition of going camping over May long weekend. I am not sure where she picked this up or why she started to do this as most know that May long can get a variety of weather conditions….including snow, but it has become her way of welcoming the summer and her first … More Camping over snowy May long
As I live in a rural area my census was hand delievered to me on Sunday. I learned that only city residents have their census mailed to their homes. If you have a box number it will be hand delievered. I was really hoping I would receive the long census form… I love filling in forms (I am … More Have you completed your Census?
It was a trying weekend with areas of the North Peace being put on evacuation order and evacuation alert. Relief came early Sunday morning with rain and snow and by the afternoon most orders were rescinded to alerts or lifted completely. This weekend really highlighted that we all need to be ready in case of an … More Wildfire Season – Are you prepared?
Back in March when my friend was visiting from the Southern Hemisphere I briefly mentioned that we introduced her to Geocaching in Dawson Creek… Geocaching? What the heck is geocaching you ask? Well, I had the same reaction…along with a blank stare, when someone asked me if I knew of any geocaches in my area. After … More Geocaching
It is Wednesday at noon, parts of the Peace Region are still evacuated or on evacuation alert, but that didn’t stop the crowd of supporters from getting to the People Powered LNG Rally in Fort St John. There were over 500 supporters from all over the region helping to raise awareness of the LNG industry (liquefied natural gas) … More FSJ for LNG hosts Premier
In times of emergency you get to see the true character of people and community. It is wonderful to see how a community and region bands together. Yesterday, the Peace River Regional District (PRRD) declared a local state of emergency, due to an astonishing number of fires that flared up, and the strong winds that kept them ablaze. Within hours … More State of Local Emergency
If you had a chance to check out the 44th Annual Fort St John Trade Show last weekend you know that it was busy! I had an opportunity for a sneak peek, before the doors opened to the public on Friday, as I was helping set up the Spark Women’s Leadership Conference banners and leaflets … More 44th Annual Fort St John Trade Show
This week my job took me to Tumbler Ridge. It was a beautiful spring day in the Peace Country and I was excited to see a new part of the region I had not encountered yet. The Peace Region is known for its’ diversified list of energies (wind, hydro, solar, geothermal, and natural gas across Canada and the … More Standing Amongst Giants
Through work I get to be involved with a wonderful opportunity, a conference within the North Peace region that provides professional development to the growing and talented female workforce, while removing the barrier of travel costs to large cities like Vancouver. Many times I have seen conferences, concerts, or interesting exhibitions advertised, but usually the cost of getting … More Spark Women’s Leadership Conference
I have been extremely lucky this month, I had not just one, but two friends visit me here in the North Peace from Sydney, Australia. The first one flew up from Vancouver for the day. She was over the moon as it was snowing. After grabbing a couple warm drinks I took her to the Fish … More Visitors from the Southern Hemisphere