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SILGA Convention 2017 – Sun Peaks

Monday - Tour of the Alberta Oil Sands. SILGA Delegates by invitation of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers were invited on a tour of the Fort McMurray oil sands. Leaving from Kamloops airport early in the morning and returning in the evening. CAPP covers all transportation costs and meals. 45 spots available...

SILGA – Oil Sands Tour

I was offered an opportunity to see the Alberta Oil Sands complex situated around the Fort McMurray area in northeastern Alberta.  The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) arranged a tour of both the Suncor and MEG sites. CAPP arranged and paid for the flight and meals for SILGA (Southern...

Power Outage for North Westside Rescheduled for May 04

Remember the scheduled power outage back in November that was cancelled... well it's back and rescheduled for Thursday May, 04 2017 from 6am to 6pm. Here is the notification I received from the BC Hydro Representative, so plan ahead and put this in your calendar as it may prove to impact your...

In The Dark Again …

Woke up this morning to the power being off, good thing it only lasted about 30 minutes.
Easter Egg Hunt, Westshore Park Noon Saturday April 15 Tomorrow. See you there.
Now here I am literally in the dark again. 10:20pm and the power is gone and I am waiting for the crews...

Power Outage in the North Westside

Just survived another North Westside power outage. This one from 2:45pm until 7:00pm for a tree on the power line, somewhere between Westshore and Lake Country. Sure miss the power when it's gone but the dogs love it as we spent a lot...

North Westside Road Data

Road costs are the number one killer for communities with aspirations of incorporation. This is the story I have heard time and again from small rural communities during my search for Governance options for the North Westside. I have put together a list of North Westside Roads - Kilometers with individual...

Westside Post – March Edition

Thanks Katherine, another good read keep up the good work. It is so nice to have a local paper back in the community ... information is power. Here is a link to the Westside Post just incase the red delivery box in your community is empty, papers are going fast. Comments from...

Central Okanagan West – Stats Requested

Shortly before my scheduled (October 6 2016) monthly meeting with the RDCO CAO I sent him the following request for information. I have to date received not a single answer to any of the questions I put forward. At the following Regular Board Meeting when I again requested the information through the Chair...

Response to the Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor in the Wednesday January 25 2017 Vernon Morning Star titled Regional District Responds tells one side of the story and it is not that of the North Westside. The Board Chair defends her and the Boards position as only reflecting the wishes of the Ministry ... I do not...