Category: Education

Local Literacy Projects Lands in the Hands of Kenyan Students

Approximately 70 beautiful books have been created using donated images along with those
from Creative Common sites. These books were produced in the school district’s in-house
publication services, the Print Shop by graphic artists. While the focus of their project is
Vancouver Island, these books were shared thousands of miles away in Kenya.

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Valley Schools Starts New School Year Strong

With an increase in student registration coupled with a new Strategic Priorities Plan, the school district is starting the 2019/20 school year off on a strong footing. The school district will see an increase in enrollment at the elementary and secondary level

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Develop Your Capacity to Connect with Nature

If you are interested in developing your capacity to connect with Nature, counsellor and nature-based therapist Sharon McCann will facilitate two outdoor group experiences in September to awaken your natural senses. The benefits include relaxation, renewal, and discovering yourself as part of Nature as one, unified being.

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Linda’s List for August 28: Last Planting, Late Summer Disease

Our seeding season is coming to a close with the last greens that can be sown this late in the year and still provide a harvest over the winter. I usually recommend sowing winter hardy lettuce, corn salad and arugula through the first week of September, but given how cool this season has been I am planting them this week. These are all small, quick plants than can be sown anywhere and everywhere there is a space in the garden now.

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Community Impact Investment Forums on Vancouver Island

The Vancouver Island Community Investment Cooperative is hosting the first of its I Invest Local Forums in Vancouver Island communities this fall. The forums are a unique opportunity for residents to learn about directing their own investments into local projects that make the community better, while earning a financial return. The events take place in Courtenay on October 3rd, 2019 and in Sidney on October 10th.

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Dr. Martin Brokenleg Comes to the Comox Valley

The Comox Valley Child Development Association and PacificCARE Childcare Resource and Referral are very thrilled to be presenting Dr. Martin Brokenleg to speak in the Comox Valley. Join us in Courtenay at the Stan Hagen Theatre on Saturday, September 28th.

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