Donation of land rights from Father Charles Brandt ensures 27-acres of natural forest on the banks of the Oyster River are protected in perpetuity

Donation of land rights from Father Charles Brandt ensures 27-acres of natural forest on the banks of the Oyster River are protected in perpetuity

Today, the Comox Valley Land Trust (CVLT) is pleased to announce the establishment of a conservation covenant over 27-acres of wild land on the banks of the Oyster River. The land is currently home to spiritual leader and conservationist Father Charles Brandt, 95, who asked the CVLT to protect the mature forest and riparian areas for future generations.

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Grant Brings Funding To Courtenay School To Enhance Its Healthy Feeding Program

Grant Brings Funding To Courtenay School To Enhance Its Healthy Feeding Program

The kitchen area currently serves as a multipurpose room used by many community groups. The
space is occupied extensively by the school for its morning breakfast program that provides a
healthy start to the day for a minimum of 10 students and often upwards around 20 children on
any given day. At lunch time, the room is busy again with staff and the Parents Advisory Council
(PAC) prepping a healthy meal for many students in need

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Robbie Burns Fiddle Family Contra Dance At The Merville Hall

Robbie Burns Fiddle Family Contra Dance At The Merville Hall

Och! On Saturday, January 25th, in praise of the ever hovering spirit of Robbie Burns, the Contra dance Fiddlejam Funtime Fiddlers will play for the dancing, prancing, bare legged, kilted Scotsmen (full of “haggis” and wee drams of liquid barley), who will be will be hooting it up about the Big Yellow Merville Hall hardwood floor.

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Anxiety about Climate Change: A lecture with John Betts

Anxiety about Climate Change: A lecture with John Betts

By now, any debate as to whether anthropogenic global warming (AGW) or climate change is real or not is over, but our feelings about these issues are far from resolved. We are increasingly anxious! For those experiencing denial, it is the anxiety of our core ideology being under attack. For those experiencing visceral awareness of these issues, it is the anxiety of feeling helpless in the face of a “climate apocalypse” potentially impacting us, but definitely impacting our children and grandchildren.

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