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Market Innovator: Estevan Tuna

Words By Meaghan Cursons
Photo by Jenn Dykstra
A deliciously sustainable Comox Valley product     Fishing may be one of the planets oldest professions, but Estevan Tuna is all about...

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Canning 101

Words By Shelley Crysler
Photos By Adam Crysler
Growing and canning their own fruits and vegetables has been a tradition in the Brown Family for over four decades. Determined to provide healthy, homegrown...

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Wild Neighbours

Words by Megan Adams
Photos by April Bencze
Sharing your community with wildlife.     A great thing about living in coastal British Columbia is the awareness that we inhabit...

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Local Tourism's Lure

Words by Laurel Sliskovic
Illustrations By Laurel Meyer
Island residents will deepen their social, environmental, and cultural connections by vacationing close to home.     Vancouver Island is...

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A Cautionary Tale

Words By Vivian Valliant
Photos By Bevin Clempson
Keeping up with the 3D Printing Industry, or not.     When it comes to 3D printing it’s easy to fall into the trap of simplicity. When I...

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Vancouver Island Museum Of Nature

Words By Max Oudendag
Photo by Marek Zaleski
Trucking around the forest with filmmaker Marek Zaleski.     “I don't film what I see, I film what I feel” explains Marek Zaleski, as...

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Get Outta Town: Village of Alert Bay

Words by Trish Weatherall
Photos by Boomer Jerritt
An experience in cultural, historical, and outdoor exploration, Alert Bay on Cormorant Island is a photographer’s delight. It takes you back in time with a...

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Alternative Therapy

Words By Nora Bingham
Photos By Ron Pogue
Art and music provide space to explore, heal, and transform.     I was raised by an artist. She painted signs, designed graphics, papier...

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Summer Fashion Shoot

HAIR & MAKE-UP: LEVEL 10 EUROSPA CLOTHING & JEWELRY: COAST SURF SHOP LOCATION: FILBERG HERITAGE LODGE AND PARK & GOOSE SPIT PHOTOS: MEREDITH...

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Raw Revelation

Words By Tarah Millen
Photos By Bevin Clempson
A personal encounter with the raw food lifestyle.     Everyone knows the old adage that eating an apple a day keeps the doctor away....

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The Kumugwe Bighouse

Words By Keisha Everson
Photos by John Kelsey
Revitalizing Culture in the K’omoks Valley.     If you ask any local about things to see in the Comox Valley, there’s a strong...

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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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The Man, The Legend: Bronco Moncrief

Interview By Sydney Moncrief
If you’ve been in the valley for a while, you’ve most likely heard of Bronco Moncrief. He grew up in the Village of Cumberland, and became its long-time...

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Not Just For Kids

Words By Ryan Stuart
Photos By David Prothero
Tribune Bay Outdoor Centre summer camp is now for adults too.     The leap of faith challenges just about anyone. Standing at the top...

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Comox Valley Soap Artists

Words By Lisa Levesque
Photos By Jenn Dykstra
They have distinct products and personal journeys, but their motivation is shared: your skin is your body's largest and fastest-growing organ, and it deserves...

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Peaceful Paddling

Words By Gary Ball
Photos Heather & Keith Nicol
The joy of kayaking in Baynes Sound.     The most profound way of connecting with myself and with the natural world is through kayaking....

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Little Valley: Bhodi LaPerriere

Age 9 I’m nine-years-old and sooooo lucky to be born in the Comox Valley. Everyday there’s some new adventure. We have four very different seasons and...

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Brick By Brick

Words By Bevin Clempson
Photos By Jenn Dykstra
Habitat for Humanity: helping to build the foundation for happier, healthier lives.     Imagine living a childhood without water flowing...

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Abandon Land This Summer

Words & Photos By Mary Ruth Harris
Historical boat cruises at the Museum at Campbell River     The Museum at Campbell River is a pure gem with outstanding permanent gallery...

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The Ultimate Singletrack Experience

Words By Tara Miller
Photos By Dave Silver
Discovering new limits racing the BC Bike Race     The air is electric and alive with energy. Cumberland is packed with people. 600...

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BLENDING MARTIAL ARTS & YOGA

Words By Corny Martens
, Jared Sato
And Mac Newton
Photo By Sven Karsholt
How the practice of two disciplines nurtures three local martial artists and yogis     Branches of the same tree, nurtured by roots from...

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Lost In The Wilderness

Words & Photos By Sara Kempner
A close encounter with the Cumberland Lake Wilderness Society     For those of us fortunate to live in the Comox Valley, we find ourselves...

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Happy To Grow

Words By Ross Bodenmann
Photos By Daryl Granger
With an abundance of arable land, an increasingly motivated farm to table food scene, and an array of seasoned culinary creatives, the Comox Valley has long...

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Staying The Course

Opening Introduction Bevin Clempson
Photos By Jenn Dykstra
Many of us fear to take risks. Fear to surrender. Fear the outcome. Although this life is altogether calm and tumultuous, somehow we make our way through...

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