Feeling festive?

Here we are yet again. The festive season is upon us. For many it’s a time of excitement and joy. For some it’s a time of stress and anxiety. For most it’s a time of busy schedules and high expectations. Each year I’d start out with visions of a Norman Rockwell/Martha Stewart event where the entire family gathered around a perfect tree surrounded by just the right gift for each one. The vision would expand to … [Read more...]

Photo workshop or tour, what’s right for you?

bear for spin

There are a lot of very talented wildlife, landscape and photographers in Canada who are offering photography workshops and tours. Many photographers offering these outings are very passionate, professional and knowledgeable individuals. Our job as potential clients is to find the best tour or workshop to sign up for.  So what’s the difference between a workshop and a tour? Well, a photo tour is more often than … [Read more...]

Club Mackdaddy’s changes hands

After the recent closure of Mackdaddy’s nightclub in the Delta Sun Peaks Resort, the future of Sun Peaks’ only late night dance spot was in question for the upcoming winter season, until now. Taken over by the Sun Peaks Resort Corporation “The Club” as it’s now called will once again be offering late night entertainment to the residents and visitors of Sun Peaks. The Club is scheduled to be open from 9 p.m. … [Read more...]

Sustenance for the slopes


The winter season has arrived and many skier and snowboarders’ thoughts will be on first chair, fresh tracks, champagne powder, hikes, glades, park, rails, and the delirious feeling the start of the season brings us. For me, the next thing on my mind is what I’m going to eat to keep my energy up for a day of play. Is it that soup I have in the slow cooker at home? Is it that granola bar in my pocket I’ll eat on … [Read more...]

New North Thompson directory for buying local

food action network

Concerns about food security has recently made headlines with the widespread E. coli related sicknesses, beef recalls and shut down of the XL Food plant in Brooks, Alberta. And, although that plant has been cleared to start production again, doubts about the healthfulness of commercially available foods linger with many consumers. The aptly timed release of a new local food resource will help many people in the … [Read more...]