Month: June 2019

Linda’s List for June 28th: Carrot Day Once More

Linda’s List for June 28th: Carrot Day Once More

It is time for my annual reminder to sow lots of carrots for winter harvests in the next week or two. For me, July 1st is always Carrot Day as well as Canada Day (US readers: think 4th of July). As long as you sow before July 10, your carrots should have time to grow to a nice size by fall.

K’ómoks First Nation Shares Historical Knowledge with CVRD

The K’ómoks First Nation (KFN) and the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) recently shared a day of learning about the history and culture of indigenous peoples in the Comox Valley. The Community to Community initiative was part of a continued effort to strengthen the working relationship between the two organizations.

Autism from Coast to Coast

When I moved to the Comox Valley from Eastern Ontario, one year ago last June, I brought with me my own experience and evolving understanding about children and young adults on the autism spectrum.

Autism from Coast to Coast

Autism from Coast to Coast

When I moved to the Comox Valley from Eastern Ontario, one year ago last June, I brought with me my own experience and evolving understanding about children and young adults on the autism spectrum.

Quantum Healing Hypnosis Therapy (QHHT)

Quantum Healing Hypnosis Therapy (QHHT)

Quantum Healing Hypnosis Technique℠ (QHHT®) is a beautiful method developed by Dolores Cannon over several decades of practice in hypnosis with thousands of clients. This technique will very quickly allow people to access that part of themselves that has all of the answers and receive instantaneous healing if it’s appropriate.

Learn About Solar and Energy Efficiency at Open House

Learn About Solar and Energy Efficiency at Open House

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) will be hosting a solar power and energy efficiency open house from 3:30 to 6:30 pm on Wednesday, June 26th at the CVRD’s Water Services Building, located at 299 Puntledge Road.

Heritage Walking Tours in July

Heritage Walking Tours in July

This Summer, experience the Courtenay of 100 years ago. The clues are there just waiting to be discovered when you join a Heritage Walking Tour hosted by Courtenay and District Museum guides.

World Community AGM to Focus on Food Security

World Community AGM to Focus on Food Security

World Community (Development Education Society) is holding its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, July 4th at 7 pm at Creekside Commons. Featured speaker at the AGM will be Maurita Prato, Executive Director of LUSH Valley Food Action Society.

Sponsor a Salmon at Kus-kus-sum

Sponsor a Salmon at Kus-kus-sum

Project Watershed’s latest fundraising endeavor “Sponsor a Salmon at Kus-kus-sum” combines education and stewardship. After students from Queneesh, Arden, Brooklyn, Puntledge and Royston schools participated in Project Watershed’s estuary presentations and field trips they created painted salmon for people to sponsor. Drop by on Saturday, June 22nd from 9:30 am to 11:30 am at Kus-kus-sum, 1901 Comox Road, Courtenay.

Wire Sculpture Artist Featured at the Pearl Ellis Gallery

Wire Sculpture Artist Featured at the Pearl Ellis Gallery

Wire sculptures by local artist, CG Swanson, will be featured at the Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox from June 25th to July 13th, 2019. In her first solo exhibition, CG Swanson brings you on a journey down The Winding Path, exploring the imaginative, relational, and reflective opportunities trees provide.

How to Expand Perception

How to Expand Perception

On Monday, during a meeting with an excellent local journalist, I was told that my thinking on a particular topic was at the 30,000 feet level. This was his way of stating that few people in this community would both understand and agree with my bird’s eye view of the transformational power of our expanded perception. Let’s see if he is right.

A Comox Valley Educator Teaches Students to Honor Indigenous Language

A Comox Valley Educator Teaches Students to Honor Indigenous Language

One man’s legacy and one Indigenous language will forever be preserved in a beautifully crafted children’s picture book. Nineteen young Indigenous students from Puntledge Park Elementary have transformed the First Nation’s words of a song written and gifted to Comox Valley Schools into a colourful picture book.