Category: Community Who Cares

The Climb for Cancer might look a little different – but it’s back!

Christina Doll For four years, the Climb for Cancer has been held at the Prince George cutbanks to raise money for the Kordyban Lodge, which provides affordable and compassionate care for Northern BC residents receiving treatment in Prince George, helping make the mountain they must climb when battling cancer a little easier to overcome. This year, COVID-19 temporarily postponed the fifth edition of the Climb for Cancer, but it has been re-imagined and is now happening on August 8, 9, 15 and 16 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm each day. How the re-imagined Climb for Cancer will run The

Two paddlers in kayak on West Lake

Ways to #ExploreBCNow this summer

Christina Doll // City of Prince George For many us, 2020 was going to be the year of exploration or relaxing vacations. Then COVID-19 hit and we were told to stay apart but stay connected. Fast-forward a few months since the March pandemic declaration and we’ve entered phase three of BC’s Restart Plan, which means we have the green light to travel within the province. If you normally trek across Canada or fly internationally for your summer vacation and are looking for some ideas on how to #ExploreBCNow, here are some ways you can safely be a tourist in Prince

2 motorcylists take a roadside break on their Route 16 exploration.

#ExploreBC this summer

Kirstyn Wallace // Tourism Prince George Taking a holiday is going to be more complicated this year, but that doesn’t have to ruin your vacation or spoil your summer plans. As British Columbians begin to explore our beautiful province, here are some tips and advice on how to plan and travel safely this summer and fall. Ask the experts The local Visitor Information Centre will be reopening their doors on July 1st. Not only does this mean visitors will have a ready resource to help them plan and navigate changes in travel – but locals can take advantage as well.


Join the heart hunt

Kirstyn Wallace The original #heartsofpg campaign exploded across Prince George back in March and is now spreading love across the world with over 13,000 #aworldofhearts posts on Instagram alone! #heartsofpg was originally created by local Bailey Grose to encourage our community to come together, get outside and do something fun. To participate, simply put a heart in your window – colour them, paint them, print them and more! Then go outside, walk around and see how many you can find in your neighbourhood or across Prince George. A perfect activity for kids (and adults) of any age! Follow #heartsofpg on

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