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HOME IN THE HILLS

Words by Ryan Stuart
Photos by Alex MacKay
It took a community to build Vancouver Island’s backcountry hut.   I'm inching along the narrow ridge leading to 5040 Peak, a ski on either side of...

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IF YOU BUILD IT, THEY WILL LAND

Words by Andrew Findlay
Photos by Jenn Dykstra
The history and community behind Courtenay’s beloved Airpark.     When my kids were younger, I logged long hours at the Rotary Skypark, going...

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DOWN IN THE PIT

Words by Jan Adams
Article photo by Rosalind Humphreys
Gallery photo by Terry Penney
Inside the unseen world of musical-theatre musicians.     Air. When it’s good, we often don’t notice it. Think of a spring hike through...

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BLANKETED IN HOPE

Words by Lindsay Keegitah Borrows
A meeting of art, reconciliation, and the law in the K’ómoks Bighouse.     History was made recently at Kumugwe, the K’ómoks Bighouse. On...

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BREEZING INTO SPRING

Words by Jen Groundwater
Photo by Vince Kehn
Ah, spring. It’s the time when the light begins to spill over our valley again—a little longer every day—and the air is filled with possibility....