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The Final Blog


September 14 2018

Considering it’s the last week of September already, I guess I can officially say that summer is over 🙁 Luckily for me though, that doesn’t mean the end of my work term! My position with Tolko actually runs for 8 months, which means…

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Blog 7


September 11 2018

Okay friends, it’s time I gave you an update on all the exciting things I’ve been doing at work. Because believe me, it has been VERY exciting (at least to me). The project that I have been working on for the past 4…

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Californ – i – a


August 27 2018

This past month my boss was ever so gracious to give me a week off work so that I could embark on a great adventure down to California. This wasn’t just any ordinary trip to California though, we were convoying down with 25…

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Blog 5


August 14 2018

Alright, it’s time for you guys to get the insiders scoop on all of the BEST things to do in the Okanagan. And by the Okanagan, I mean the paradise of British Columbia which lays between Penticton and Vernon. If you’re not one…

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Tolko Sawmill


July 30 2018

I’ve been talking about the mill quite a bit now, so I figured it’s about time that I gave you a rundown on how the mill actually works. Because if you’re anything like I was before I started here, you probably have no…

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Summer Adventures


July 17 2018

Hello everyone! I wanted to take this blog to tell you a little bit about the adventures, the camping, and the road trips I’ve taken so far this summer. In mid-June Brendan and I went on a spontaneous weekend camping trip with my…

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Blog 2


July 3 2018

Hello again!   For those of you who read my previous post and played the little game at the end, here’s the truth and lies. Believe it or not, I am just as nerdy as it seems; I do have 50 digits of…

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Blog 1


June 19 2018

Hello everyone, my name is Jess! I’m honored to have you following along with my adventures this summer! Let me first tell you a little bit about myself. I am 23 years old and currently studying Mechanical Engineering at UBC Okanagan in Kelowna,…

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