Due to COVID-19, some of our distribution points have been affected. However, we have printed throughout, and delivery is being done through Canada Post and direct delivery.

Love Where You Live

DECEMBER
2021

 

Qualicum Beach Cafe- A Unique Dining Experience on the Ocean

Qualicum Beach Cafe- A Unique Dining Experience on the Ocean

Qualicum Beach Cafe, situated only metres away from the ocean, is a brand new true West Coast hospitality experience right here on Vancouver Island! Surrounded by 180° bank of windows, there are panoramic seascapes visible from the well-appointed restaurant and patio....
In praise of our Rugged Coast

In praise of our Rugged Coast

It was so wonderful to be invited to an in-person media event in October: The launch and christening of the The Rugged Coast Research Society’s new vessel, a 32-foot landing craft which is capable of safely navigating rough west coast waters, carrying large clean-up...
Gerry’s Chair

Gerry’s Chair

By Ellie Langer Recently, I searched for a folding canvas chair for a very special person. The chair needed to be strong, yet light and portable, easily carried on land, able to fit into a tight storage locker on our boat, and withstand sea spray and corrosive marine...
Rocky Point Swimmers

Rocky Point Swimmers

By Judy Stephan If you look at the Georgia Strait from Rocky Point in North Nanaimo, you might see them bobbing in the waves… three shapes which could be mistaken for marine animals. Surely it can’t be people as the wind is howling and the rain is beating down. But...
Faerie Goddess Mothers of Gabriola

Faerie Goddess Mothers of Gabriola

By Cathy Holmes Dorothy Engst is a sprite faerie goddess. Her humble view on growing older is simply angelic. She and women like her are building a legacy through a fundraiser created to empower all women: Dorothy twinkles when she says: “To find real beauty in...
Downtown Jumps Back to Life

Downtown Jumps Back to Life

By Kim Smythe Here’s what we know — with twists and turns, surges and waves we’re heading into a full season of further pandemic surprises, pronouncements, and, likely – some disappointments. But, reflecting back on our summer, you couldn’t help but notice that...
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