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Happy Halloween to All for Fall 2019!!

Article written by Artist Jeff Stackhouse Happy Fall one and all! I hope everyone is enjoying watching the leaves turn into such beautiful colors and have been having fun deciding what costume to wear for Halloween night. If you need ideas on what to do this Halloween you have come to the right place. Everything […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Wishes: The 2018 Edition!

Written by Artist Jeff Stackhouse, BFA. Hello and welcome to your very special annual holiday article extravaganza. I hope you are all almost ready for the 25th.  I have been doing well and have been doing lots of paintings and art and have been going to many movies and concerts! I want to let you […]

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Hear and See: An Art Exhibition for Mental Health

Written by Artist Jeff Stackhouse “Hear and See” is Abbotsford’s first Community Art Showcase at The Reach Gallery and Museum. It was created to focus the spotlight on Mental Health and ways to cope with mental illness.  20% of Canadians have a mental illness but because of social stigma many suffer alone.  Some also live […]

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Interviews with People with Diverse Abilities: New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day 2018 Party Edition. (2017)

Written by Artist/Reporter Jeff Stackhouse Happy New Year all friends, family and all Self Advocates from Self Advocate Net and Jeff Stackhouse Art Productions and Films. 2017 has been a year of great triumphs with the website as well in sport, advocacy and funding. I even started a new idea to interview people with diverse […]

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Interviews with People with Diverse Abilities: Christmas Edition 2017

Written by Artist/Reporter/Santa Jeff Stackhouse I recently got the great opportunity to spend a Christmas evening at the mall with a friend with a diverse ability and wanted to share the interview with all Self Advocates to give hope and laughter at this very special time of year. First Ryan and I looked at every […]

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“The Ultimate Guide to BC’s greatest Canada 150 celebrations”

  by Jeff Stackhouse Welcome to the most comprehensive BC guide to Canada 150 you will find anywhere online. In this article I will list every Canada Day celebration in the lower mainland of BC and beyond. Remember every celebration is 100% free of charge and is fully accessible. First of all, Happy 150th Birthday […]

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The 33rd Annual Mission Candlelight Christmas Parade

  by Jeff Stackhouse   The 33rd annual edition of the Mission Candlelight Parade began 43 years ago as a daytime parade. It was decided 10 years later that it looked much better at night so it was changed to the Fraser Valley’s only nighttime parade event in BC. ( It is now the most […]

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The Summer of 2016 Wrap- Up and Fall Sneak Preview

by Jeff Stackhouse The Summer of 2016 is officially wrapping up but it sure was great. The PNE, Abbotsford Agrifair and Airshow, Langley Cruise-In and “Expo ’86: An Unofficial History” all helped create one of the most memorable summers of all-time. Just weeks ago I went to the PNE in Vancouver and it was amazing. […]

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“Canada Day 2016 Celebrations: Our 149th Birthday Party”

           By Jeff Stackhouse June 24th 2016 July 1st 2016 marks Canada’s 149th Birthday. This year the top locations to celebrate are Mission, Abbotsford, and Vancouver. Mission’s Canada Day celebrations kick off at 8:30 am and last until the fireworks at 10:30 pm. Entertainment on the gazebo stage runs all day and includes performances by […]

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Old Car Sunday 25th Silver Anniversary at Mission Heritage Park

by Jeff Stackhouse June 23rd 2016 June 19th 2016 marked the Silver Anniversary of one of Mission BC’s most beloved and celebrated events, “Old Car Sunday”. It took place on Father’s Day and was attended by thousands of families throughout BC. To mark the special occasion organizers registered 649 classic cars, all on display in […]

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