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COVID LESSONS

Remember that day back in March 2020 when the world closed down? How could we ever forget!At the time we thought it would only be for a few weeks, but then things grew steadily worse and it became a pandemic around the world greater than we could ever have imagined.In British Columbia, Canada, we are …

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A Covid Christmas

Christmas 2020 is going to be very different for us all. This year there will be no large family Christmas dinners and most of our pre-Christmas celebrations have already been cancelled—no parades, no Christmas parties, no magical trips walking through a wonderland of lights and no large gatherings anywhere. As we stagger along under mounting …

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Giving Thanks

Now that Labour Day is over, I am looking ahead to Thanksgiving. ​As 2020 has been such a difficult year for so many people, we all have to scramble to think of things we can really be thankful for. But I still believe there are many. But first a little Thanksgiving history because, as you …

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Heritage Gems!

Are you passionate about saving our heritage? If so, read on . . . .  ​Many historic sites around the world that rely on visiting tourists for income, are suffering badly this year because of COVID 19. Many will not survive without more financial support—either from government, private donations or tourism. In British Columbia’s capital …

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