Month: April 2019

Cumberland Wetland Conference 2019

Cumberland Wetland Conference 2019

It’s happening! The Cumberland Wetlands Conference is two weeks away and we’re all excited! Registration has been brisk, we’re almost full so if you haven’t registered, now is the time.

RE-IGNITE: CVAG Youth Media Project Reunion at the Sid

A screening event that features a juried collection of past and present short films made by local youth through the Comox Valley Art Gallery’s Youth Media Project will be showing on Wednesday, May 15th, at the Sid William’s Theatre.

A Tasty Way to Help Save Orcas

We are thrilled to announce Denman Island Chocolate’s newest bar: Orca Coconut! It’s a delicious combination of dark chocolate 63% cocoa mass and shredded coconut.

Electric Car and Bike Event in Courtenay for the May Long Weekend

Electric Car and Bike Event in Courtenay for the May Long Weekend

One in three British Columbians expect their next vehicle to be an electric (according to a recent survey conducted for BC Hydro) – yet it can be
challenging to figure out the issues of range and charging infrastructure, or to even find an EV at your local dealership.

Sewer Line Repair Underway at Goose Spit Park

Sewer Line Repair Underway at Goose Spit Park

A small leak has been identified in the sewer line near the parking area at the bottom of Goose Spit Stairs. A contractor has been brought in to conduct a repair and will begin excavating the area today. While there is no threat to public safety or the environment, parking and access to Goose Spit will be impacted by the repair.

Carolyn’s and Steve’s Story

Carolyn’s and Steve’s Story

Carolyn Touhey comes across as a woman of passion, strength, and graciousness. She is fully aware of her fortuitous life and exudes deep gratitude for all the big and little things that make her life so abundant: her family, her home, the richness of her environment, the fascinating guests she meets in her Two Eagles B&B, which she and her husband built in 2007.

Honoring the Mystery at the End of Life

Honoring the Mystery at the End of Life

Barbara Morningstar, one of the province’s renowned experts on death and dying, will be sharing her stories and offering her keen perspective on this difficult topic to residents of the valley.

The Culture War

The Culture War

Every evening when I finish working on these chronicles I have a glass of wine and turn on the news, mostly the American news. It gives me a picture of a battle between two cultures: the Perfect World Culture and the emerging Climate Change Culture. Let’s take a look.

Getting Beyond Single Use Plastic

Getting Beyond Single Use Plastic

Our planet is choking on plastic waste! During Earth Week, learn more about the degradation of the planet caused by plastics and what we can all do about it at ‘Getting Beyond Single Use Plastic’ on April 27th from 1 pm to 4 pm at the Campbell River Regional Library, 1240 Shoppers Row.

Seeking Participants for Zine Making Workshop April 27th

Seeking Participants for Zine Making Workshop April 27th

This workshop is presented as a partnership between the Comox Valley Transition Society, The John Howard Society, and the Comox Valley Lifelong Learning Centre, and funding is provided by the Comox Valley Drug Strategy Committee. The workshop is open to self identified girls/young women and non-binary 14-21 year olds. There is no charge and lunch is provided.