Arts & Culture


Great Tasting Wine from the Comox Valley

It is no secret that BC makes some great wines! But did you know we have some award-winning vineyards right here in the Comox Valley? Here is a list of Comox Valley and Hornby Island’s wine producers! If you are a wine connoisseur, why not plan a wine tour this summer and try out some […]

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DSC03192Jim Murdoch

Getting Around The Comox Valley

caption: Comox makes a point of grinding down any slight rises that can trip up sidewalk users. Thanks Comox! photo by Owen Takefman We can look forward to the Canadian Forces Snowbirds having their annual Spring Training Camp here in the Valley from April 10th to the 30th. They will be practicing twice a day […]

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 […]

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Your Word



The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) board of directors has adopted the 2015 budget that includes a total consolidated budget of $79 million (a net operating budget for the year of $54.3 million). The consolidated budget includes three funds: general, water and sewer. The 2015 budget reflects major projects underway in various services in all […]


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: […]

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