Local news briefs that may interest you

The Canadian Red Cross office in Revelstoke has immediate openings.

“You can help people borrow essential health equipment at no-charge so they can safely recover from surgery, illness or injury at home with family and friends,” the Red Cross said in a statement.

The shifts immediately available are on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 am – 2 pm. The Red Cross, which is the largest humanitarian organization in the world, provides full training. To learn more, please go its website at www.redcross.ca/volunteer/who-is-needed, email

BCYvolunteering@redcross.ca, or call 1-855-993-3529.


Do you want to share your passion for snowmobiling while contributing to scientific research? If so, The University of Guelph is looking for individuals to participate in a snowmobile study.

This health study will require participants (aged 18-64) to ride a 20-minute trail on private property and have fitness testing done in the on-site research lab. This study will take about 90 minutes If you are interested, click the link below and sign up for a time!

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact student investigator Tania Pereira by email tperei01@uoguelph.ca.


The Local Food Initiative is seeking applicants for two paid positions as Community Garden Coordinators to run its Community Gardens this summer.

One job is for the Community Garden at the United Church. Click here for more information. The other is for the Community Garden at the Visual Arts Centre. Click here for more information Each position pays $25/hour.

However, please note that applications for these positions are due this Friday, March 24.

For more information about the Revelstoke Local Food Initiative please click here.