October 09th, 2020
Pat Buckna wrote: Only Children: a family memoir (Maryhill Publishing 2019). A Powell River author and songwriter, Buckna grew up in Calgary in the 1950’s and 60’s; moved to the B.C. coast in the mid-seventies; created the first northern record label while living in Fort Smith, NWT in the 1980’s; and was a senior manager at the NWT pavilion at Expo 86 in Vancouver, where over 750 NWT performers and artists were presented. He moved to Powell River in 2010. Photo credit: Robert Auger.