Nov. 2 Community: arts fest AGM, Vanderhoof forum on air quality $25K post-secondary arts, science scholarship

Performing Arts Fest AGM

All are invited to the annual general meeting of the Nechako Valley Festival of the Performing Arts will take place at the Vanderhoof Public Library on Nov. 15 from 7:15 to 9 p.m.

Contact Jennifer Wiebe at of 250-567-5256 for more information.


Local forum on air quality

A free public forum on air quality, hosted by the B.C. Lung Association, will take place on Nov. 22 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Nechako Senior Friendship Centre.

Panelists Dr. Michael Brauer from the University of British Columbia and Dr. Sarah Henderson from the BC Centre for Disease Control will share information on pollutants and their sources, local risks of exposure,  and other health effects.


New $25K post-secondary arts, science scholarship

A new award program for Canadian youth pursuing a post-secondary education in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) is launched by the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation Foundation and the federal government.

Up to seven Canadian students will be awarded $25,000 each to attend a Canadian university or college to study in a STEAM field. Two of these awards will be given to Indigenous students. The winners will be flown to Ottawa and recognized at the Foundation’s first annual National Science and Innovation Gala on May 18.

For more information or to apply, please visit