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Allie Jenkinson

Editor

Originally from Calgary, Allie Jenkinson studied English at the University of Victoria before working as a freelance writer for magazines such as Skier, Snowboard Canada, and Coast Mountain Culture. She currently resides in Cumberland.

Allie was the Guest Editor for CV Collective: Volume 5, Winter 2015 and is the Editor starting Winter 2017.


Volume

16

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SHUT IT DOWN

Words by Allie Jenkinson
Photo by Jenn Dykstra
I am a true introvert, my husband a true extrovert. Which means we spend a lot of time telling each other how weird we think the other one is. He gets anxious...

Volume

15

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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,...

Volume

14

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A WILDERNESS RETREAT, REIMAGINED

Words by Allie Jenkinson
Photos by Jenn Dykstra
Gallery photo by Todd MacSween
With a pair of new managers at the helm, a Comox Valley lodge switches gears to service both locals and tourists.     High on the...

Volume

14

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LETTING IN THE LIGHT

Words by Allie Jenkinson
Photo by Kareen Sanderson
Open. It brings to mind not one singular definition but a refusal of its opposites. Stubbornness. Inflexibility. A non-starter or a dead end. There’s one...

Volume

13

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The stay-at-home defenceman

Words by Allie Jenkinson
Photos by Jeremy Koreski
Born and raised on Vancouver Island, former NHL player Willie Mitchell embraces the captain role at Clayoquot Sound's newest...

Volume

13

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The First Snowfall

Words by Allie Jenkinson
Photo by Scott Bell
In my 20s I was thrilled by the promise of a blank slate. I moved often, believing each new location was rich with the potential to solve anxiety, stalled...

Volume

11

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Casting Light

Words by Allie Jenkinson
Photos by Jenn Dykstra
The process of illumination at the Fanny Bay Candle Company.     The setting of The Fanny Bay Candle Company is pastoral. Donalda Lauzon...

Volume

5

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Lake Of Dragons

Words By Allie Jenkinson
Photos By Jenn Dykstra
An accomplished paddler reveals how Comox Lake’s appeal extends well beyond summer.     Though Comox Lake is a short drive from Cumberland’s...

Volume

5

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The Fire Inside

Words By Allie Jenkinson
Photos By David Prothero
And Jenn Dykstra
Our associations with the notion of inspiration are more fiction than fact, made evident by the familiar image of depressed and disheveled artist waiting for...

Volume

2

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Wreckin' Shop

Words By Allie Jenkinson
Photo By Jenn Dykstra
For the past 90 years Royston’s rusty monuments to Vancouver Island’s nautical history rests on the Comox Harbour seabed. Welcome to the Royston Ship...

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