The Island WORD has expanded

… increasing distribution from Campbell River to Parksville, with more to come in the near future. We have also just launched a brand-new interactive website designed to let the reader become a contributor. The first change you will see is in the newspaper, offering great new sections for all of our readers and advertisers. These new sections will roll out over the next couple of months.

Our current advertisers will have the first opportunity to advertise in these sections and become a potential content contributor. Each one of these sections will have limited ad space available:

You can contact Danny directly – or call 250-336-2143.


The place for no-holds-barred opinions and comments on issues big or small. Every month there will be a featured topic for opinions and discussion. This is going to be one well read section in our paper and great a opportunity for advertisers!


Highlights activities, events, shows and news in the full spectrum of creative activity- music, theatre, visual arts, writing, crafts in the Comox Valley, Campbell River, and central Vancouver Island.


Non Profit notices- events, announcements, issues and discussion. Tell the community what is going on with your group or agency in the Comox Valley, Campbell River, and central Vancouver Island.


News, announcements, issues and discussion of relevance to owners and patrons of small businesses. Information on how to grow and prosper, in a sustainable community on Vancouver Island.


This year we will be introducing a very limited selection of advertising options to give our advertisers as much value as possible. All of our introductory rates are incredibly affordable for almost any budget. Take advantage of our introductory rates while they last.  All print advertisers will receive 20% off all online advertising

For more information and our ad pricing

Contact Danny Zanbilowicz
(250) 336-2143