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This year’s annual World Community Film Fest(WCFF)–the twenty-eighth film fest in the Comox Valley—was, in my humble opinion, the most informative, enjoyable, entertaining, emotionally animating and intellectually disturbing film fest (or any event for that matter) I have attended in a very long time.
Frequently in these chronicles I have referred to us humans as “earthlings.” In this chronicle I’d like to discuss the term “earthlings” in more detail.
As we begin our four part series on the topic of addictions, we will start with a possible “Why” we have addictions in the first place. Without repetitive patterns of thought would we be prone to addictions? Technically, we are often addicted to the stories we tell ourselves.
Have you ever imagined how fulfilling your life would be if you could harness the energy of the cosmos? Since your energy is directed by your mind, it’s an interesting fact that it’s the 1st step that most people miss; setting a goal that strengthens your character and delivers the lifestyle you really want.
Marine biologists can’t say with certainty why one of the endangered southern resident killer whales swam up the Courtenay River this fall, an unusual behavior, but there’s a good chance it was scouting for salmon.
Imagine a land where drivers pay 55 per cent more for auto insurance than other drivers in Canada, a land where an insurance company may not cover you because of the city you live in, a land where your automobile insurance premiums isn’t based on your driving record but your postal code.
It’s a land that allows British Columbians a peek into the future, if private auto insurance should come to pass in the province.
That land is Ontario.
In 2016, I traveled more than 3200 kilometers by train visiting family and friends in France. This four week journey was multi-faceted on so many levels.
It’s been said; “The road to hell is paved with good intentions”. Once upon a time, not so long ago… this phrase was meant to motivate dreamers into action.
Decafnation reported last week that the announcement of new long-term care beds did not please everyone in the Comox Valley. We quoted health care workers still employed by Island Health and Seniors Voices advocated Delores Broten.
The Curtain opens with the two men, Economo and Enviro in a heated discussion about how they should be preparing for the looming threat of a potentially disastrous climate changing world.