Richard Davis

Fall Show at Pearl Ellis Gallery

Fall Show at Pearl Ellis Gallery

COVID protocols are in place. Signage for direction and spacing is installed and hand sanitizer is available at the door. Gallery capacity is limited.

New Electric Zamboni Being Unveiled

The new Zamboni not only produces zero emissions but also will save approximately $6,000 annually compared to the older propane Zamboni.

Metal Recycling at Kus-kus-sum

In the spirit of summer fun, Project Watershed is holding a contest to see who can guess the number of full bins of metal that will come of the site. If you want to take a stab at estimating, email Caila.Holbrook@projectwatershed.ca, or post your guess to Instagram or Facebook with #metalrecycling and #kuskussum, by Friday June 23rd. The closest three guesses will win a $25 gift certificate from the Peninsula Co-op. If there are more than three correct guesses we will draw three names from those who have guessed correctly.

Metal Recycling at Kus-kus-sum

Metal Recycling at Kus-kus-sum

In the spirit of summer fun, Project Watershed is holding a contest to see who can guess the number of full bins of metal that will come of the site. If you want to take a stab at estimating, email Caila.Holbrook@projectwatershed.ca, or post your guess to Instagram or Facebook with #metalrecycling and #kuskussum, by Friday June 23rd. The closest three guesses will win a $25 gift certificate from the Peninsula Co-op. If there are more than three correct guesses we will draw three names from those who have guessed correctly.

The Comox Valley Airport Welcomes WestJet Link

The Comox Valley Airport Welcomes WestJet Link

YQQ has seen an upswing in passengers since the regional travel restrictions lifted on June 16
th
. “We have the
capacity to bring families together again this summer, but need the domestic travel restrictions to be lifted to
allow those planes to be filled”,

Linda’s List for June : Heat Alert

Linda’s List for June : Heat Alert

For newly sown beds, cover these with burlap, opaque white plastic, old beach towels or bedsheets to prevent the soil from getting hot enough to kill germinating seeds. If you have some of those plastic lattice-work seedling trays, cover small seedlings with these, turned upside down.

Blind Tiger Comedy Inviting People From Communities That Are Underrepresented In Comedy To Try Classes

Blind Tiger Comedy Inviting People From Communities That Are Underrepresented In Comedy To Try Classes

This is the most recent in a string of efforts and initiatives by the Directors of Blind Tiger to break down barriers to access and create space for traditionally sidelined or marginalized people in comedy. At a time where most could sorely use humour in their lives, this exciting creative outlet is being offered online through the Blind Tiger Comedy Digital School and also (for the first time in over a year) In Person at their new safety-first Fresh Air space at the NextDoor Gallery in Vancouver.

“Big Story for a Small Fish” – Tales From the Sand

“Big Story for a Small Fish” – Tales From the Sand

The importance of forage fish to our marine food web and ecosystems throughout BC is well-known, but there is much still to learn about these small fish, such as their abundance, local habitats, and priorities for habitat restoration.

Organizing for a Just and Sustainable Canada

Organizing for a Just and Sustainable Canada

What if rather than wrangling over who/what party to support we come up with an easy/objective evaluator of who to support for a “Just and Sustainable Canada”? What if we make up a list and promote the list in big and small ways—road signs/hand outs due to cost of media advertising.

Commissioning Getting Underway for Comox Valley Water Treatment Project

Commissioning Getting Underway for Comox Valley Water Treatment Project

“We’re absolutely thrilled to be this close to the commissioning of such a critical project for the Comox Valley,” said Wendy Morin, Chair of the Comox Valley Water Committee. “A modern, sustainable drinking-water supply system is essential for our growing community. We’re thankful to everyone who has helped to get us here – from our CVRD staff and our contractor AECON, to our partners in water management the K’ómoks First Nation and key stakeholders like BC Hydro and the Courtenay Fish and Game Protective Association.”

Linda’s List for June 15: More Sowing for Winter Harvests

Linda’s List for June 15: More Sowing for Winter Harvests

Here we are, with what actually looks like summer weather kicking off this week—and we are starting the main planting season for winter harvest vegetables. Veggies for winter harvests have to do their growing in the growing season, which means sowing them early enough to mature to a good size before the shorter, colder days of October put an end to growth.