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Have a safe and happy Labour day!

Labor Day 2022: Facts, Meaning & Founding – HISTORY Why do they call it Labour day? It originated in the first workers’ rallies of the Victorian era. Historically, workers marked the day with various activities. These included parades, speeches, games, amateur competitions and picnics. The holiday promoted working-class solidarity and belonging during a time of …

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Diana the Princess of Whales.

Remembering your beautiful spirit, smile, your giving soul, hard work and your timeless beauty. And of course your legacy. Your missed 25 years later.

Happy B.C. Day

Have a safe and happy BC Day! What was British Columbia called before? New Caledonia, The central region was given the name of “New Caledonia” by explorer Simon Fraser. To avoid confusion with Colombia in South America and the island of New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean, Queen Victoria named the area British Columbia when …

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Ministry of Forests
BC Wildfire Service

Jul. 24, 2022 Southeast fire centre wildfire update CASTLEGAR – Between July 21st and July 24th, the Southeast Fire Centre responded to 23lightning-caused wildfires that were a result of small storm systems passing through the regionwith limited rain, following a warming and drying trend. Currently, none of these wildfires are impacting communities or infrastructure, though …

Ministry of Forests
BC Wildfire Service
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