Wednesday, March 25, 2009

From Prince Rupert to Prince George

Brent was transferred to Prince George BC, Canada towards the end of January. Known as BC's northern capital, Prince George is a bustling city of over 77,000 people situated at the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako Rivers, and the crossroads of Highways 97 & 16. The city is approximately 316 square kilometers big, and is the largest city in Northern British Columbia.
Wood drives the local economy, with forestry, plywood manufacture, 12 sawmills and three pulp mills as major employers and customers. Recreation opportunities are second to none and range from golfing, skiing, fishing and hunting to any team sport you can think of.
These cutbanks on the Nechako River are the signature natural landmark of Prince George

The official mascot of Prince George is "Mr. P. G.," an anthropomorphic (No idea what that means!!) assortment of logs who greets newcomers to the city at the intersection of Highways 97 and 16.

Here is photo of Prince George in early Fall


Candice Beth said...

Jared, I am loving this blog you made for Elder Wilson :) I enjoy reading everything you write. I miss brent but wouldn't want him anywhere else right now!! It seems he is learning so o o o much and is enjoying his time in Canada!!

Jared said...

Thanks Candice! I've definitely learned a lot about Brent's mission and the areas he's served in, as I've gathered all the photos and other info.