TED Talks Special Interest Group – exploring Fake News, CEO Compensation and Covid-19 Debt

The TED Talks Special Interest Group (SIG), has been very active, researching and discussing a number of topics in recent months.  The discussion are summarized below, along with references in case you would like to dig deeper. New SIG members are always welcome! For information, please contact Margaret Stevens at 250-821-9678 or at mstevens847@gmail.com. For…

COVID-19 Update: Activities and Meetings

Update on Northwest Bay Probus General Meetings: It is apparent from the Provincial health rules that meeting in groups larger than 50 people will likely not be permitted for many months. In light of this, our NWB Probus Management Committee has decided to try meeting via zoom, starting on 2 October 2020. The focus of…

PRISMA on the Couch – A Virtual Out & About, July 2020

Many of us enjoyed the wonderful Probus trip to Powell River this time last year, for PRISMA’s highly popular Sail to the Symphony event.  For a look back at last year’s Out & About report and photos, click here. With Sail to the Symphony cancelled this year, PRISMA (Pacific Region International Summer Music Association) has created…

Probus Member Joan Ethier Helps Out

When the COVID shutdown started and supplies were scarce, due to increased demand, Probus member Joan Ethier got busy with her sewing machine and made face masks for family at home and then expanded her operations to make some for her neighbours. Having done that and realizing that she could fill a need,  she ramped…