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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.

CVCF Announces Spring 2021 Neighbourhood Small Grants Recipients

“We were completely blown away by the number of applications and the creativity of the
projects, all of which demonstrate the program’s guiding principle of strengthening the social
fabric of our community through active engagement,” said Matt Beckett, CVCF’s President. “It
was also great to see so many new project leaders submitting applications. Of the 20 approved
applications, only one project leader had received a grant before.”

Saving Our Earth One Bi/Tricycle At A Time

What I didn’t realize when I wrote the previous post is that people are not only “willing to switch” but—I soon learned from enthusiastic email–those who have tried ebiking quickly become passionate promoters of this new environmentally sound transportation.

New Species on Vancouver Island

The “Comox Lake Bluffs Ecological Reserve” was set aside mainly for its rare and vulnerable plants in an unusual dry-site community of plants that one would normally associate with dry grasslands. The Comox Valley is greatly indebted to Betty Brookes for initiating and driving community efforts to set aside this jewel in our natural heritage as of May 1988.

Comox Valley Airport Announces the Spring – Art in the Airport & Virtual Exhibit

Comox Valley Airport Announces the Spring – Art in the Airport & Virtual Exhibit

“Twice annually, we look forward to the arrival of new art work for the enjoyment of our
passengers,” said Comox Valley Airport’s CEO, Mike Atkins. “With all of the challenges brought
about by the pandemic, the opportunity to provide our passengers and staff with a curated
selection of high quality, original works from some of the region’s finest artists is most welcome.
The artists capture the beauty of the spectacular region we live in, inspiring hope and optimism
while we patiently await the return to normal, and can invite the public to visit the terminal.”

Register now to be part of the Food Hub Forum

Register now to be part of the Food Hub Forum

“Our study will be the first step to promote local collaboration among local food contributors, explore opportunities to expand our local food production and market share, as well as prepare a business plan for a Comox Valley Food Hub,” explains Alana Mullaly, CVRD General Manager of Planning and Development Services.

Seeing The Gifts In Daily Events

Seeing The Gifts In Daily Events

I’d like to say that each one of us could start looking at our lives as a story and check out its highlights and create more, and its lowlights and see what we have learned from them.

A Great Book on Climate Change

A Great Book on Climate Change

My requirements were demanding and perhaps unrealistic. They remained unfulfilled until last week when a friend lent me a book entitled “The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis.” It was written by Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac who were among the architects of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change

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