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Summer Employment Opportunity




 Do you love living in the Kootenay Outlet Area? Are you interested in local history?  And do you enjoy talking to people?

 The Interpreter works in the restored Anscomb Wheelhouse on the Balfour ferry landing, greeting visitors and sharing information about the displays, as well as answering questions about the area’s history. 

 Position:  Heritage Cultural Interpreter

 Location:  Balfour Ferry Landing

 Dates:  June 27 – August 31

 Hours per Week:  30

 Wage:  $15 per hour

 You will be required to work weekends and will have two weekdays of your choosing off per week.

 You must be between 15 and 30 years of age (Canada Summer Jobs grant requirement).

 Please send your cover letter and resume to

3rd Annual Balfour Daze July 6, 2019

Come one, come all to Balfour Daze at the Community Playing Fields.  We’re celebrating Balfour’s 130th birthday so please join us for a free pancake breakfast sponsored by Balfour Superette, kids’ activities plus Imagination Station, vendors and artisans, and free live music and beer garden from 4:00 – 10:00 hosted by the  West Arm Outdoors Club.  PLUS birthday cake!  Historic displays, show & shine, raffles, silent auction, and more.  Help us celebrate our birthday!  More info:

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Enter your kids to win a round trip on the Osprey 2000 as a Pirate Captain! Sponsored by Pacific Western Marine.

Last year’s Pirate Captains, Lilly and Liam Jones on board the Osprey 2000 with Captain “Jolly” Roger Aubert.