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Good morning, Peak readers

Photo feature of the day, today in history, the weather forecast and local gas prices

Happy Wednesday!

Regular contributor Rick McGrath submitted today’s featured image, which captures the raven that keeps visiting his property and alerting him that it’s morning treat time.

To submit a picture for Photo of the Day consideration, send the full size original via email to [email protected] with the subject line “Photo of the Day.” Remember to include where and when you took the picture, what it is and your name (we want to give you credit).

On this day:
In 1867, Queen Victoria signed and Britain’s Parliament passed the British North America Act, creating the Dominion of Canada, which came into being the following July.

In 1951, the musical The King and I opened in New York City.

In 1989, the film Rain Man won the Oscar as best picture at the Academy Awards.

Today’s weather:
Sunny skies are in the forecast for Wednesday, March 29, as is a high of 13 degrees Celsius during the day, dropping to zero in the evening. For the full 12-hour and seven-day qathet region weather forecast, go to our weather page.

In case you missed it…
Taxpayers had the opportunity to get direct information and pose questions about taxation and the 2023 to 2027 five-year financial plan at a recent public engagement session regarding taxation.

On Saturday, March 25, at a home in Townsite, warrant officer Michael P. Koestlmaier, CD, retired, and sergeant Jason Hygaard, CD, retired, both received Quilts of Valour.

Low on gas?
Here are the latest prices at local stations.