ACRD closer to bus service for Sproat Lake, Tseshaht and the Creeks.

BC Transit planning 2 possible routes.

Great news for transit riders, walkers, cyclists, shoppers, swimmers and travellers!

At the June 12 ACRD meeting (agenda and documents here), the Board approved a request by BC Transit to proceed with phase two of the “ACRD Electoral Area Transit Feasibility Study”.

What’s that you ask?! It’s two potential new bus routes!

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DDay 75 – George Johnston North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment

June 6 is the 75th Anniversary of the DDay landings in Normandy.

In honour of this anniversary, I thought I would make a post about my wife Theresa’s grandfather, George W. Johnston.

You might remember him from a very nice story that appeared in 2014 about a collector, Jordan Chiasson, finding and returning the helmet he wore in Europe.When George passed away in 2015 he willed the helmet to the Jordan. Jordan has become a friend of the family.

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Tofino Council rescinds and apologizes for Japanese exclusion. A list of those who left after the war.

A powerful statement by Mayor Josie Osborne (original Westerly article). Thank you Mayor Osborne.

I am not going to comment further as there is no need.

What I will do below the video is share names of families from Tofino, Ucluelet and Clayoquot that I have discovered in my research about internment.

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