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Photo Essay: Hummingbird nest

It’s spring, and bird nests are popping up everywhere in Nanaimo. Some, however, are harder to spot than others. A mere one inch tall, Anna’s hummingbird nests are well-camouflaged, made of leaves, moss, cattail, and other plant materials.…

Joiiin: The movement

In a society where our phones are constantly glued to our hands, it should be easy to connect with other people. Oftentimes, that doesn’t feel like the case. Social media can play a big role in making people feel isolated and lonely.…

Answers we’re dying to find out

For me, mortuaries have always been a subject of fascination. Fortunately, I haven’t yet been put into the situation where I’ve had to familiarize myself with the industry or its inner workings. I have no post-mortem mindfulness and zero…