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vancouver island

Oh, the places you could go

Despite what most Canadian maps seem to suggest, Vancouver Island contains more than just Victoria and Nanaimo. The following off-the-beaten-path towns and parks are only a car drive (and sometimes a ferry ride) away from our Nanaimo…

Old growth trees: A life lesson

Above: There is unrest in the forest. There is trouble in the trees. 📷 Natalie Gates By contributor Dallas Bezaire On this beautiful rock we call Vancouver Island, we have some of the most spectacular and rare ecosystems in the world. I…

A guide to Hiking BC safely

By contributor Kelly Whiteside Vancouver Island saw a spike in activity on its hiking trails this past summer, as did most of BC, and, probably, the rest of the world, and it appears that the winter weather hasn’t deterred as many people…