Summer Picnic: Wednesday July 17

In spite of the threat of rain and, at times, hurricane force winds, forty-nine people showed up for The Picnic at Brigadoon Golf Course.  Leslie Macdonald was there to greet us, along with Sue and Terry Kelly whose sales technique had everyone digging into pockets for 25/25 ticket money.   Background music, organized by Phil…

Earthquake Early Warning for B.C.: Bob Crosby

Are we closer to the “Big One”? June speaker, Bob Crosby, updated us on the work Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) has been doing on the earthquake early warning system and how it will work for residents of S.W. BC.   It is operated by the University of Victoria. The main observatory is the Neptune network which…

MV Uchuck III – 3 Day Cruise, June 2019

Disappointment turned into an amazing trip recently when the MV Uchuck III west coast adventure went from a cancelation to a go in less than 36 hours. First came the calls that the ship had mechanical problems and the long-waited for trip was cancelled.  For those anxiously anticipating an experience into the fjords of the…