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The North Okanagan Cycling Society put in 2,000 hours worth of labour last year to build and maintain trails in the region, and they are not done yet.

In 2018, NOCS documented 2,000 hours of volunteer labour to build and maintain trails in Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park, Ellison Provincial Park, Silver Star Provincial Park and Noble Canyon.

aim to create positive trail experiences for mountain bikers in the North Okanagan, said Matt Ball, vice president canada goose expedition black friday of NOCS. celebrating a record number of members in 2018 with over canada goose uk discount code 800 and looking forward to the future of mountain biking in our area. growing mountain bike group is looking ahead with multiple projects in the works with a major one being the 2021 development of the Ranchlands Park above Buchanan Road.

The canada goose outlet miami Regional District of the North Okanagan (RDNO) has included a $100,000 canada goose outlet line item in their 2021 budget for the development of this canada goose outlet black friday new trail system. Other upcoming projects include more than five new trails and continuation of trail maintenance throughout the year.

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May 2 5 is the third annual Vernon Bike Fest featuring a movie fundraiser night at Towne Theatre, a bike party at canada goose langford black friday Ratio Coffee, an art ride on the Rail Trail, a old fashioned mountain bike race and a demo day.

The society is also hosting the inaugural Liv Bombshell Enduro at canada goose black friday new york Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park on June 22. The event sold out of 150 spots in less than a month.

canada goose factory sale People interested in becoming a member and/or volunteering can go online for details. NOCS is also actively seeking sponsors for various programs and events. canada goose factory sale

Unionized staff at the Heron Grove seniors care facility in Vernon took to the streets Monday to protest understaffing and being without a contract for 11 months.

Similar information pickets were happening at facilities Penticton and Salmon Arm and the Lower Mainland.

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buy canada goose jacket what we trying to do is send a message to our employer that we have a crisis here for recruitment and retention. It a crisis in womens canada goose black friday the sense we are having workload problems, we working short, said Hospital Employees Union spokesperson Julie Heal. just want to provide quality care and good working conditions. aids at the facility are also working lots of overtime shifts, which is not sustainable. buy canada goose jacket

The workers have also been without a contract since March 31 2018.

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Canada Goose sale But when it comes to hiring more staff, it is a province wide challenge. right now everybody is experiencing issues with recruitment, said Nowicki. is definitely a challenge with all health care providers in BC, especially in rural areas with having a labour shortage. said they are putting some strategies in place to deal with the recruitment challenges. Care Providers Association, who we are a member of, are the leading voice that represent non government providers for seniors care, and they having talks with all levels of government to address recruitment issues, she said. Canada Goose sale

She won even be able to drive for another four years, but Lillian Marchand is a world champion again.

Canada Goose Jackets Marchand, who trains with North Okanagan Shuswap Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Vernon under head instructor Mario Deveault, just won her third straight gold medal at one of the biggest Brazilian jiu jitsu meets in North America. Canada Goose Jackets

The International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation Pan Kids world championship event in Long Beach, Cal. attracts hundreds of people of all ages, but none in her division were better than Marchand.

At only 12 years old, Marchand has already made a name for herself in the growing world of Brazilian jiu jitsu.

canada goose uk outlet Marchand stepped up a belt level this year, winning her third title as an orange belt. Her first two titles came as a yellow belt. canada goose uk outlet

canada goose clearance sale Marchand started Brazilian jiu jitsu after being bullied at school when she was just six years old. canada goose clearance sale

Her parents enrolled her in the martial arts class to boost her confidence which it did to a degree no one expected.

She has not only excelled in the sport, but has become a leader in the Vernon club, helping other students and setting an example of what one can achieve if they work hard.

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