Category: Collective Efforts

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15

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SMOOTHING A DIFFICULT PATH

Words by Thea Miller
Today ‘N’ Tomorrow provides guidance through teenage pregnancy, allowing parents to finish school and plan for the future.     When...

Volume

14

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BRIDGING THE GAP

Words & photo by Bobby Herron
By offering direct assistance to those in need, the Dawn To Dawn organization is addressing homelessness and affordable housing head...

Volume

13

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Heroes, big and small

Words by April Trigg
Photos by Karen McKinnon
For over 30 years, YANA has been assisting Comox Valley families struggling to cope with their children's medical emergencies. The organization, and the...

Volume

12

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Food at the heart of the community

LUSH Valley Food Action Society.     We live in an agriculturally rich region where traditions converge to create a sophisticated local...

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11

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Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society

Words by Allison Morrison
Photo by Sandy Royer
Giving hope and care to orphaned wildlife.     Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society (MARS) is a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centre where...

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10

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Comox Valley Transition Society

Words by Anne Davis
Photos by Karen McKinnon
Making a difference for 30 years.     Comox Valley Transition Society started in 1987 with one employee and a small group of volunteers....

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9

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The Comox Valley Therapeutic Riding Society

Words by Hilary Doucette
Photo by Bill Jorgensen
A place to belong and find peace.     As you walk through the sliding door of the barn, the smell of the earth is the first thing you...

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8

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In Land We Trust

Words & Photo By Tim Ennis
The importance of Environmental Non-Government Organizations (ENGOs) in British Columbia.     British Columbia is home to more biological...

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6

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Collective Efforts: Lifelong Learning

Words By Sue Loveless
Photo By Sara Kempner
Community education thrives in Cumberland.     When the dismissal bell rings at Cumberland Community School, the day is far from over....

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5

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Collective Efforts: Oscar's Story

Words By Candice Pacholuk
Photos By Leanne Robinson
How a single animal’s spirit led to the care of many others in need.     Oscar was a beautiful, flamed point feline who lived out his...