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July 2021

This summer is starting off as one of the hottest on record. So remember go slow, stay cool, and get wet. We have limitless options; rivers, streams, lakes, spray parks, the ocean. Check out the July Issue Summer Fun section and the Ladysmith Heritage Boat Festival, this year a blend of virtual programming and a live …

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HomeTown Tourist 2021

HomeTown Tourist Weekend

We are pleased to announce the Annual HomeTown Tourist Weekend is June 19th and 20th, 2021.
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May 2021

You will have seen the red dresses along the highway from Ladysmith to Stz’uminus. May 5 is the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous women and girls. As you drive by, remember the women and lives lost. There is still much work to be done by all of us around violence against women.
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April 2021

For years now, TAKE 5 has been celebrating Earth Day (April 22) with a "green” issue. We are delighted to be able to bring our readers useful information about our planet and its critters great and small thanks to the Yellow Point Ecological Society (Y.E.S.) and Wildwood Ecoforest.
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March 2021

If you are like me you are counting down the days and hours when Spring officially arrives with the Spring Equinox. Enjoy the longer days, the sounds of frogs and birds as life stirs awake. In celebration of Earth Day, April 22, the next TAKE 5 will have a “green" theme with local news and tips to help us step a little lighter on the planet.
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February 2021

Lunar New Year, Valentine’s Day, Family Day, Mardi Gras, however you celebrate in February, be safe, stay warm but have fun!
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