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GALLERY: VOLUME 15

Jennifer Brazil James Chen Christine Boyer Corre...

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FILM FOR THE FUTURE

Words by Krista Tupper
Photo by Dan Peruzzo
The CVAG Youth Media Project is empowering Comox Valley youth through artistic skill building while providing an avenue for community...

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LITTLE VALLEY: NAOMI CHARETTE

Age 13 Hi, my name is Naomi and I’m currently a student at Cumberland Community School. I've lived in Cumberland for almost 11 years. I have really grown...

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CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE

Words by Paula Worthington
Photos by Jenn Dykstra
Cycling opportunities in the Valley are growing, combining the best of the area’s food, wine, and scenery into a selection of man-powered...

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GIRL ON FIRE

Words by Mike Berard
The quiet dirt road in Merville where Arcade Fire violinist Sarah Neufeld was raised led her loudly around the globe.     “You know...

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GROWING CALM

Words by Ashley Hamilton-MacQuarrie
Photos by Jenn Dykstra
Local businesses team up to provide a resort sanctuary that naturally soothes and inspires.     Fresh water flows through the Kingfisher...

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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...

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A SELFLESS PROTECTOR OF ALL THINGS WILD

Words by Andrew Findlay
Remembering the legacy of Ruth Masters and the priceless gifts—both physical and intangible—that she bestowed on our community.     If...

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FASHION FORWARD

Words by Bevin Clempson
Photos by Meredith Rose
How one small business is making an environmental sea change with thoughtfully crafted swimwear.     Nearly invisible, a fishing net...

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RACING THE LIGHT

Words by Leah Knutson
Photos by Mike LeBlanc
A team of Comox Valley runners road trips to the Alberta/BC border 
to test themselves with the Sinister 7 Ultra Marathon.     In...

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ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

Words by Ryan Stuart
With the Federal Government on the verge of legalizing recreational marijuana use, Comox Valley municipalities drag their heels on implementing non-medicinal...

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SPINNING GOLD

Words & Photos by Leah Ballin
A search for wilderness, adventure, and single track in the land of the midnight sun.     I feel most at home in vast wilderness...

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FAMILY FRAMEWORK

Words by Jamie McCue
Photos by Sara Kempner
The A-frame is an architectural style that needs little explanation, aptly named for its high peak and steep angles. A-frame popularity can be attributed to a...

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THE GREAT INDOORS

Words by Laurel Sliskovic
Photos by James Headrick
Blurring the lines between woods and water, comfort and camping, Brown’s Bay Resort is a charming getaway for Vancouver Island...

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OPPRESSION AND RESILIENCE

Words by Keisha Everson
Article photo by Boomer Jerritt
Lower gallery photo by Andy Everson
134 years ago, the Canadian Government introduced legislation to ban the P'a_sa, or Potlach, in an attempt to disassemble the culture of Indigenous peoples in...

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THE DIRECTION OF DISCOMFORT

Words by Mia Jerritt
Photo by Kyle Hansen
How moving outside of your regular patterns can help you manage fear and map your own future.     If you dare to live a life of infinite...

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PIONEERS AND BROKEN DREAMS

Words & Photos by Tim Ennis
Exploring northern Vancouver Island’s San Josef Bay with Cove Adventures.     Drive northwest past the ferry line-ups, strip malls, and...

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THE PLACES WE MAKE

Words by Meaghan Cursons
Article photo by Janelle Lee
Gallery photos by Bobby Herron
and Laurel Rankin
The Cumberland Community Forest Society reflects deep-rooted passions to map out a flourishing future.     In Cumberland, the community...

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FLOATING ON

Words by Allie Jenkinson
Photo by Jenn Dykstra
I don’t think I truly understood the word “bittersweet” before I became a mother. When I watch my son play with toys, whispering to himself on the floor,...