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Lake Country history

The Goldie family came to Canada in 1844, brought by their great-grandfather John Goldie, who died in 1886. David Goldie, father of James Goldie, played an important role in establishing the family’s name for David’s achievements were remarkable. In The Goldie... [Continue Reading]

Lake Country: Origins in Time and Place, a book for students and the accompanying teacher’s guide and DVD has been completed. Funding for this publication was generously provided by The History Education Network and the University of British Columbia, Department... [Continue Reading]

Ninety years ago, on June 22, 1922, the first radio receiver was set up in Lake Country. Northcote Caesar had purchased a radio and had it set up by Messrs. Creyell and Edgar of Vernon. The first signal that he... [Continue Reading]

Karen and Glen Gibbons have once again prepared an excellent display in the lobby of the District of Lake Country’s municipal building. The Early Churches of Lake Country display features photographs of several past churches including Oyama United, St. Paul’s... [Continue Reading]