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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…

Everyday Earth: Piece by piece

Above: Photo via Suzanne Leithead on Panoramio By contributor Chantelle Spicer Over the long weekend I got to relish in one of my favourite things: being faced with pure, wild nature, this time in the form of a wind-whipped ocean.…

A Wee-Tipple, and then another

As I sit down to write this, a haze remains on my brain that has been there since this morning—this being the result of an evening of sample upon sample at the Crimson Coast Dance Society’s 13th annual Wee-Tipple Party. For those of you…