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More Than Good Design

Words & Photos By Jamie McCue
Dialect is a small design studio based in the Comox Valley that was created by Alex Dunae and Nik Szymanis in 2008. The duo behind Dialect builds websites, and...

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Float Your Boat: Hilmark Boats

Words By Dave Nowak
Photos By Jenn Dykstra
Quality, handcrafted & traditional wooden boats.     In the past I have waxed poetic about the beauty of wood; how it can be shaped,...

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Water-Proofed Pioneers: Aqua Quest

Words By Dave Nowak
Article Photo By Jenn Dykstra
Gallery Photos By Lorenz Jimenez
'Wet-Coast' inspired waterproof solutions for world travels and backyward adventures.     They say necessity is the mother of all...

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Complete Combustion: Mason Heaters

Words By Dave Nowak
Photos By Jenn Dykstra
A young mason unites modern heating challenges with ancient solutions     Since it was first discovered, fire has been heating our caves,...

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Sewing Wild: Sew What I Sew

Words By Dave Nowak
Photos By Jenn Dykstra
A man, his sewing machine, and a passion for new experiences come together in a Cumberland business.     Adventure is dirty business. With...

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Reaching Out With Robotics

Words By Christina Wiens
From a converted classroom on the second floor of NIC’s Discovery Hall, Albert Balbon is changing the way students learn science and technology, one robot...

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Wired Watershed

Words By Tim Ennis
“Colby is a Swiss army knife. He pretty much does it all. James is our IT guy”, explains Jason (‘action’) Jackson. Collectively the three are the...

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Live/Work In Tin Town

Words by Sophie Simard
And Jared Sato
Imagine no commute to work, more time for sleep and leisurely mornings, flexible hours, no boss, more family time, time for hobbies, no packed lunches, the...

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Squeegee Valley

Words By Andy MacDougall
Intro Photo By Gordon Ross
Screen-printing is enjoying a resurgence on a worldwide scale, in part because the industrial/functional side is incorporated onto, or into so many everyday...