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Fighting the Fire A songwriter’s tribute to those in the centre of the smoke

“Coffee time in the morning is my quiet time. This time of year I find myself wondering ‘Where is my 21-year old son today?’” Powell River singer songwriter Devon Hanley’s son James is now in his fourth wildfire season with BC Wildfire Service. “More specifically, I wonder where and when will he be parachuting into his next fire,” says Devon. Her son joined the BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) parattack unit this spring and is based in Mackenzie BC. Parattack crews are

Photo by James Southcott

WE H AVE MOVED

Powell River Immigrant Services is now located above the library! Visit us today for:

FREE TUTORING • ESL (English) • Conversation Clubs • Preparation For Employment & Exams

FREE IMMIGRANT SERVICES

Welcome Centre Powell River Immigrant Services New Address: #218–6975 Alberni Street Phone: 604.414.3630 Email: immigrantservices@prepsociety.org

• Settlement Information • Help Accessing Other Services • Help With Documents

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Immigration, Réfugiés et Citoyenneté Canada

POWELL RIVER LIVING • july 2019 •

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Profile for Sean Percy

Powell River Living July 2019  

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