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News & Updates

Since our grassroots committee was formed (June 2021), a lot has happened!


We highlight several achievements and collaborations over the last few months and some enthusiastic works in progress!

July 1, 2021:

July (mid) 2021:

  • Talks begin with Catalyst, a Paper Excellence Company, to rename division

  • Many local businesses and prominent organizations express their interest in honouring the name change as a gesture of reconciliation 

August 2021:

July (late), 2021:

  • The online store opens on qa t'hah yeesht website to support fundraising initiatives 

September 24, 2021:

September 24, 2021:

September 30, 2021: 

October 1, 2021:

November 3, 2021:

November 2021:

  • The Powell River Peak Newspaper changes its name to Peak, voice of the qathet region

Works in Progress:

  • working with several prominent organizations committed to honouring the name change and acting in reconciliation, respect, and responsibility (updates to come!)

  • See the lovely letter below from one such collaborator.

Stay tuned!

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