Are you participating in Earth Hour?

Dear editor, Earth Hour is upon us once again, and on Saturday, March 26 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. over a billion people worldwide will be switching off their lights. Last year, 50 per cent of Canadians reportedly participated in Earth Hour, strong evidence, I think, that Canadians are looking for action on climate change. For even stronger … [Read more...]

Students learn independence and leadership through distance education


Hot sauce and peppermint hearts may sound like an unusual food pairing but to grade schoolers, it’s a perfect Valentine’s Day gift for a dragon. So are fireproof Valentine cards and a fireproof surfboard. It’s story time at the Discovery Centre, a school located at the top of a lift in the resort mountain village of Sun Peaks. Teacher … [Read more...]

Tommy Lee and company team up for a wild night at Cactus Jacks


It was a star-studded lineup at Kamloops club Cactus Jacks last February. The massive show featuring Tommy Lee and DJ Aero, and Skrillex was one of the biggest live concerts to hit the city. The three artists are currently working through their Project Blue Book Tour in Canada and the United States. It’s an intense lineup of electronic music … [Read more...]