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Things To Do

5 Family-friendly Things to Do in the Comox Valley

From barking sea lions, mountain biking and beachcombing to waterfalls, aviation displays and maybe an Air Force fly-by, there’s lots to do in Comox...

Zero-waste School Lunches

Back to school is always a time of uncertainty. Will the kids like their teachers? Will their best friends be in their class? How...

10 Things to Do Before Summer Ends

With fall just around the corner, there’s still plenty of time to tackle this “10 Things To Do” list. Now there’s no excuse for...

Back-to-School Brain Boosters

Summertime for children usually means more time outdoors playing, eating fresh, in-season foods, sleeping more and, this summer, connecting—in a COVID-safe way—with family and...

Up (and Down) the Creek

Our family lives not too far from Bowker Creek. We pass over its hidden waters or walk along its concrete banks several times a...

Kids’ Activities

From the sublime to the ridiculous There is no thrill quite like that of watching my first born take flight and slam a ball through...

Zucchini Days

With the increased interest in vegetable gardening there is sure to be a lot more zucchini around this summer. Zucchini is surprisingly easy to...

Grumbly Glasses & Humble Hearts

As the characters in this month’s selection can assure you, it’s easy to fall into patterns because the ways we’ve always done things are...

Putting Leaf to Paper

Years ago, whenever my family went travelling, my parents encouraged both my brother and me to keep a travel journal. We would write about...

Island of Inspiration

Bald eagles soaring overhead; grey whales breaching in rich waters; immense Douglas firs reaching for the stars. The natural beauty of Vancouver Island and...

Barbecuing: Beyond Hot Dogs & Burgers

This summer, more than any other, will be the summer of barbecues. As we practice social distancing, barbecues and picnics give us an opportunity...
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Oct/Nov 2020

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