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Arts & Culture

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Yours, Anne. A musical based on the diary of Anne Frank.

An inspiring true story of 70 years ago comes alive. Teenager Anne and family hide from the Nazis in Amsterdam. We follow her heartbreaking yet triumphant life. March 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29 (Sundays 2:00 pm, others 7:30 pm), CoVal Choristers production at the Old Church Theatre, 755 Harmston Ave, Courtenay; $20: student […]

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Constantines-SwordTed Hicks

Confessions of a Conflicted Christian

Here is where I stand. Any religion that advocates, practices, or condones war – or any form of violence – is at least a flawed if not a false religion. If the name of a supreme being is invoked in justification of violence, such a being is a demigod at best – a mythical figure […]

March 1 2015Bee Wolf-Ray

Down to Earth Astrology – March horoscope

Humans are complex and cannot be reduced to twelve separate categories. For best results, read this column holistically, as if every sign pertained to some aspect of yourself (as it does). The collective mood is a bit confused now. Emotions are strong, and empathy is easier than it has been. But there are deep contradictions […]

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Your Word


Mackie Cancels Reading

Dear Editor With regret I have cancelled the generous offer by Evelyn Gillespie to participate in the “Authors for Independent Bookstores” day at the Laughing Oyster Bookstore on Saturday 2 May 2015. Anyone familiar with my four Comox Valley books will appreciate my love of the history and heritage of the valley: Hamilton Mack Laing: […]

Clayoquot Sound of Freedom

Clayoquot Sound of Freedom

Tuesday, March 3 At the Stan Hagen Theatre, North Island College Doors at 7:00pm Show at 7:30pm Admission by donation $6-$10 Hosted the Watershed Sentinel Join master digital storytellers Dan Lewis and Bonny Glambeck of Clayoquot Action for a lively, informative and inspiring evening. A multimedia journey from the visually stunning landscape, wildlife and culture […]


Cycling and Walking Matters

Courtenay is in the midst of upgrades on Willemar and Piercy and have made a token gesture to include cycling. Unfortunately, it seems the cycling community’s input is being ignored. The highest concern is the plan for sharrows on Willemar. Once it is set, it will be too expensive to change. The Willemar application will […]

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