Category: Letters to Editor

Halo

John Lennon’s, song “Imagine” playing like coconut salve in the back ground. “Close your eyes. What is your dream, mystery, delight?,” our fearless writing leader at Spinnaker’s Marina, coos, celebrating, “You showed up. You are here!”

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Hope in Kwispaa LNG Pipeline Discussions

Somehow my conscience and a friend’s request egged me on to attend the presentation of the proponents for the Steelhead Kwispaa LNG pipeline project to Comox Valley Regional District Board at 4 pm , February 5. Some five decades of both activist and professional experience have taught me to expect little of such meetings – to the point of boredom.

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An Invitation To Help Us Help You in 2019

In the four months that I have had the privilege of posting this community’s articles, press releases and event information, I have received some wonderful letters of appreciation from various organizations, which have seen the value of having Tide Change as a local virtual communication and information platform.

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Happy Holidays!

Everyone at Tide Change joins me in wishing you all a wonderful and relaxing holiday season. We thank you for your support and input in 2018. As you can tell by the photograph, my activity of choice is reading a good book by the fireplace with a latte, of course. Take the time to care for yourself and remember to stay in the “present” moment, because it is truly a gift.
– Message from the Editor
Tide Change will return on December 27th.

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Fundraising for The Hermitage Covenant

Dear Friends of Nature, as you may know, Charles Brandt is a deeply respected member of the Comox Valley’s conservation community as well as a spiritual leader. He is acknowledged for his important contributions to the protection and recovery of the both the Tsolum River and the Oyster River. He is also the first ordained Catholic priest-hermit in two centuries and has dedicated the latter half of his life to quiet contemplation about spiritual ecology: the spiritual inter-connections between humans and non-human life on this planet.

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It May Be Dark Out There, But There Is a Future For Journalism

Hi Catherine. In many ways, 2018 was a brutal year for journalism, as Time rightly highlighted in selecting journalists murdered or imprisoned, or “guardians of the war on truth” as they called them, for its 2018 Person of the Year cover. There were moments this year when it felt like we were alone swimming against a tide of ugly discourse, and barely keeping afloat. What chance did our little newsroom have to build a better kind of journalism when the whole world seemed to be moving in the opposite direction?

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