Journalist to speak at Providence Farm

Providence Farm is hosting a prominent speaker Friday, Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. as part of its special 35th Anniversary Celebration.

Kathryn Gretsinger is an adjunct professor at the UBC School of Journalism and a CBC reporter. She will be speaking about mental illness and the media coverage of it, and also about "teaching the next generation of journalists to learn from community leaders about what works," said a press release about the evening.

There will also be the opening of an art exhibit entitled Celebrating Providence along with appetizers and live music.

It runs from 7-10 p.m. Tickets are available at the Providence Farm general store, administration office or by calling 250-746-4204.