Month: March 2013

Halalt library makes news in Cowichan Valley

The opening of the new library at Halalt by new Lt. Governor Judy Guichon was covered by local news media. As project coordinator Bob Blacker explained, the library is like a community centre, designed to suit the needs of many.…

New Lt. Governor Judy Guichon opens library

More than 1,750 books already lined the shelves at the Halalt/ Lyackson Community Library Wednesday morning but Lt. Governor Judith Guichon added to the collection with a donation of her own during the building’s official opening. More

A visit from Big Bob inspires Lions Gate Club

Why would any organization take on the task of “partnering” with a remote First Nations community whom they have never met?  Why shoulder the task of fundraising and the other attendant details that emanate from such a commitment? For members…

Lions Gate Rotary of North Vancouver partners with Oweekeno

It may seem a strange mix, but an upscale Vancouver community organization has agreed to “partner” with a remote First Nations band to promote literacy and other initiatives. The Lionsgate Rotary Club of North Vancouver has made an official commitment…