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Cathalynn Labonté-Smith

Cathalynn Cindy Labonté-Smith grew up in Southwestern Alberta and moved to Vancouver, BC, to complete her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia (UBC). After graduation, she worked as a freelance journalist until present. She became a technical writer in wireless communication and other high-tech industries, earning a Certificate in Technical Writing from Simon Fraser University. She later went to UBC to complete a Bachelor of Education (Secondary) and taught English, journalism, and other subjects at Vancouver high schools. She currently lives in Gibsons and North Vancouver, BC. She is the founder and president of the Sunshine Coast Writers and Editors Society.

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This speaker was part of VIMFF 2023 which is now over.


Rescue Me: Behind the Scenes of Search and Rescue

Join Cathalynn Cindy Labonté-Smith and members of North Shore Rescue, in conversation about memorable missions in the wilds of BC. Also, Cathalynn will read from her new book, Rescue Me: Behind the Scenes of Search and Rescue.


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