Nov. 23 Community Events: Christmas cheer

Vanderhoof Christmas fairs, community carol sing, arts fest details now available, seeking public input on fishing regulations

Vanderhoof Christmas shopping

Fort Fraser Christmas Bazaar will take place on Nov. 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fort Fraser Recreational Centre, located at the Red Caboose.

W. L. McLeod Elementary’s annual Christmas Craft Fair returns on Dec. 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with all proceeds to go towards Grade 6 students’ year-end field trip.


Carol Sing

The 51st annual Vanderhoof Community Carol Sing will reprise this year on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. in Northside Christian School’s auditorium.


Arts fest details now available

The annual Nechako Valley Speech Arts Festival will be held on Monday, March 13, 2017!

Teachers may enter their classes in choral poetry recitation, or help prepare students individually or in groups. Parents and individuals of any age may enter too, and there are many categories to choose from: poems, drama, readings, speeches, and more.

This is a wonderful way to develop public communication skills. Participants will receive professional adjudication as well as the chance to win an award. Visit to find out the details.


Public input on fishing regulations

Until Dec. 16, all can provide feedback on proposed changes to rules such as bait bans, hook restrictions, and opening/closing dates through

Changes will take effect on April 1, 2017.