Category: The Activist

 Black Press: Viewpoint comes with blinders

The Comox Valley Record’s “Viewpoint” column is usually reserved for the pander to big money, ignore ever more ominous signs of devastating climate change tomfoolery of Tom Fletcher. However with the BC election too close to...

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Old Boys’ Club rides again!

The Comox Valley Old Boys’ Club rides again! This year they’ve named their entry to the wild west show, which is politics as usual in the Comox Valley, the Comox Valley Taxpayers’ Alliance(CVTA).  Just out of the chute, bucking...

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Christy Clark–It’s Not Right!

I want to share a story from long ago with you—a story that may well encapsulate the current provincial election campaign. Names are—of course—fictions to protect privacy. A long time ago—a very long time ago, I and partner,...

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April 22–beginning of new era in Union Bay?

Despite a deeply and bitterly divided community, on one point there can be no disagreement about the April 6  all candidates forum called to hear from candidates up for election to the Union Bay Improvement District Board: the...

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BC Elections: The Art of the Story

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?’ ‘That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,’ said the Cat. ‘I don’t much care where -‘ said Alice. ‘Then it...

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Conversations for a Better World

“The internet and the e-culture it anchors masks and drowns out the subtle and vital information contact with the real world once provided. There are lessons, enormous lessons, lessons that may be crucial to the planet’s...

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Upcoming Events

7:00 pm Triple Heat Dance Presents ‘Ignite’ @ Sid Williams Theatre
Triple Heat Dance Presents ‘Ignite’ @ Sid Williams Theatre
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – May 27 @ 9:30 pm
Triple Heat Dance – Academy of Performing Arts is thrilled to present their 5th annual showcase performances featuring two exciting and diverse shows. Dancers, ages 3-18, will perform in a variety of dance styles including[...]
9:00 am Comox Valley Farmers’ Market
Comox Valley Farmers’ Market
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Each Saturday features a delicious recipe from the North Island Chefs Association – and of course all of the wonderful local producers of vegetables, meats, baking, preserves, fish and more! See you at the Native[...]
4:00 pm 6th Annual Elevate Arts Festival @ Downtown Courtenay
6th Annual Elevate Arts Festival @ Downtown Courtenay
May 31 @ 4:00 pm – Jun 3 @ 11:59 pm
A FREE festival of art, culture and ideas that takes to the streets May 31-June 3 2017 in the <3 of the Comox Valley! Celebrating 6 years of breaking down barriers between culture producers and[...]



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