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Remembrance Day 2020: By Veterans, For Veterans

As we are all aware, 2020 has been a challenging year. Many events have been cancelled and gatherings changed to accommodate the rules surrounding the safe practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Remembrance Day this year will also be different.
Seniors and Their Vintage Cars (and Motorcycles!)

Seniors and Their Vintage Cars (and Motorcycles!)

Herman and Kathy Kovacs
WINTER FASHION

WINTER FASHION

When the winter chill sets in fashion is the first casualty.
#FoodSovereigntyNow: A Resilient, Sovereign & Just Food System

#FoodSovereigntyNow: A Resilient, Sovereign & Just Food System

The International Day of Action for Peoples’ Food Sovereignty and against Transnational Corporation is organized by La Via Campesina annually to mobilize people and organizations in solidarity against commoditization of food systems and intensive far
Travel - Jordan

Travel - Jordan

Jordan is an incredibly alluring travel destination. It’s a nice little country — in a rough neighbourhood, and it looked like things might get rougher, so it was with a ‘now or never’ attitude I booked a trip.

Relationship with animals: as friends, food and furs

In my work at the Kamloops Food Policy Council, we take a whole system approach to our efforts to create a regenerative, sovereign, and just food system.
Riches to Rags and the Historic Kamloops Old Men’s Home

Riches to Rags and the Historic Kamloops Old Men’s Home

This is a riches to rags story (being a twist on things) with a heaping of dignity in the end. It is the remarkable story of how a home for old men, mainly prospectors, came to be in Kamloops long ago.

The summer has ended, and we are not saved...

Tucked away in the midst of the Old Testament book, Jeremiah, is a small verse that says “…the summer has ended, and we are not saved.
Seniors & their vintage cars

Seniors & their vintage cars

Bob and Carol Andersen
Reflecting on 25 Years of Food Security

Reflecting on 25 Years of Food Security

As the Kamloops Food Policy Council celebrates 25 years as an organization, it’s been a time to look back on our roots, what we’ve accomplished, and also dream about what the next 25 years might look like.