Monthly Archives: May 2016

State of Rural Canada 2015 Presentation

On May 19th, Ryan Gibson, Sean Markey, and I presented a session at the ECONOUS2016 conference (CEDNet) on the State of Rural Canada Report that was prepared by CRRF in time for the last election. You can see the slides … Continue reading

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Comments on Fort McMurray Wildfire

As a result of my participation on Judith Kulig’s rural wildfire research team (http://www.ruralwildfire.ca/) I was interviewed for a dozen CBC programs. Most of them asked similar questions about the long term impacts on the mental health of community members. … Continue reading

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Dorothy Shaver Memorial Materials

On Saturday May 2nd we gathered at West Point Grey United Church to celebrate the life of Dorothy (Heald) Shaver. You will find materials from that event below. Order of Service Scripture Reading (Peter Shaver) Poem (Penny Shaver) Selected Readings … Continue reading

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Mooseless in Mooseland

In the summer of 2013, Fran and I traveled with Thomas from Montréal to St John’s, NL in our 1984 Westfalia. As one might expect the adventure had its share of surprises, breakdowns, visits, lovely encounters, and discoveries. Using Thom’s … Continue reading

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Celebrating Evelien’s Arrival

On February 21, 2016, we gathered with family and friends at West Point Grey United Church in Vancouver to welcome Evelien Marie Wind Reimer into our family and world. As part of the celebration, Fran and I prepared a short … Continue reading

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