Events

All special events must follow current COVID-10 restrictions and health protocols. (blue2finger/Pixabay)

Application for special event liquor permits gets easier amid COVID-19 reopening

Effective Sept.21, all special event permit applicants must use new online portal

 

Natasha Koifman, the founder of the public relations firm NKPR, poses for a photograph in the backyard of her home in Toronto, on Thursday, August 19, 2021. When Sept. 11 comes, Koifman’s backyard will be awash with chatter and music as up to 100 guests gather for an elegant dinner meant to raise funds for Haitians to access education. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Return of events pushes hosts to address vaccination, COVID tests and masks

Different events are deciding on different pandemic measures

 

Canadian driver Paul Tracy pulls out of the pits during the morning session at the Molson Indy in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, July 26, 2003 (CP/Richard Lam)

Vancouver is considering hosting a Formula E race using electric cars

The race would be part of a three-day event focused on climate and sustainability

Canadian driver Paul Tracy pulls out of the pits during the morning session at the Molson Indy in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, July 26, 2003 (CP/Richard Lam)
The window of a wedding dress store with mannequins wearing face masks on Thursday, April 23, 2020. The store is closed because of COVID-19 lockdown. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Darko Bandic

Delay the date: How the COVID-19 pandemic may alter weddings for years to come

Some couples might shift towards smaller soirees even after the pandemic lifts, says planner

The window of a wedding dress store with mannequins wearing face masks on Thursday, April 23, 2020. The store is closed because of COVID-19 lockdown. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Darko Bandic
Aircraft take off from Vanderhoof’s municipal airport. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Photos: Vanderhoof’s airshow society hosts successful regional event

Even though Vanderhoof’s International Airshow Society couldn’t host their show this year,…

Aircraft take off from Vanderhoof’s municipal airport. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Henry Moon is the Preschool division winner of the 2020 “Fall Fair” Exhibit Challenge held Aug. 4 to Aug. 15. (Submitted photo)

2020 Fall Fair challenge awards local artisans

To keep the spirit of the Fall Fair alive this year, as…

Henry Moon is the Preschool division winner of the 2020 “Fall Fair” Exhibit Challenge held Aug. 4 to Aug. 15. (Submitted photo)
Saik’uz First Nation held a Bike Rodeo, Sobriety Walk and BBQ on June 18. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Saik’uz First Nation held a Sobriety Walk to celebrate healthy decisions

Saik’uz First Nation held an event last week to celebrate sobriety and…

Saik’uz First Nation held a Bike Rodeo, Sobriety Walk and BBQ on June 18. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Vanderhoof’s Flying Club had held a pumpkin drop in November, 2019. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

“The Great Regional Air Hug” being organized by the Vanderhoof International Airshow Society

A multi-aircraft flyover over the region is being planned for August 15.

Vanderhoof’s Flying Club had held a pumpkin drop in November, 2019. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Skyhawks performance during opening ceremony of the 2018 Vanderhoof International Airshow. (File photo)

Vanderhoof International Airshow postponed to 2021

Event postponed to next year due to COVID-19, but organizers are discussing options for an alternate event to be held in August this year.

Skyhawks performance during opening ceremony of the 2018 Vanderhoof International Airshow. (File photo)
Health experts are warning people to stay away from buffet-style meals as they can contribute to the spread of COVID-19. (Pixabay)

Could the COVID-19 pandemic mean the end of the traditional buffet?

Experts are asking events and restaurants to stay away from buffet-style meals

Health experts are warning people to stay away from buffet-style meals as they can contribute to the spread of COVID-19. (Pixabay)