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What Is in a Story?

Words By Nicole Berns
Photo By Sara Kempner
The true meaning of life is to plant trees under whose shade you do not expect to sit. – Nelson Henderson This is why we tell stories. To remember. To...

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Kevin Mackenzie

Kevin MacKenzie is a self-taught musician and multimedia artist who learned how to weld at a young age from his grandfather. In the years since, he has...

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Jake Tinkler-josephi

Jake Tinkler- Josephi is a photographer based in Courtenay, British Columbia (BC). Growing up in the country outside of Thunder Bay, Ontario, when he was...

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Tot Farming | Wild Shay Photography

Tot Farming

Words By Brittany Baxandall
Photo By Wild Shay Photography
An Afternoon at Holly Hill Farm. It’s 2:45 on Tuesday afternoon, a treasured day for my twoyear-old daughter, Emerson, and me. Just after the bridge...

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Art+Earth

Words By Ken Blackburn
Photo By Bluetree Photography
Courtesy Of Destination Campbell River
Moving Forward, Exploring Relationships, And Facing Challenges Together. Beginning in 2019, the Art+Earth Festival has been a series of interactive, public...

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Honouring Medicine And Pagan Traditions

Words By Lesley Assu
Photo By Bluetree Photography
Introducing the Family and Animals of Standing Spruce Farm & Apothecary. On the territory of The We Wai Kai nation, the original peoples of this land...

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Aromatic, Craveable, And Savoury

Words & Photo By Brandon Pirie
Fermentation Adds Value to Our Community. I love fermented foods. Fermentation is one of the few processes that can make things tastier and healthier at...

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Steel Wool Photography

Words & Photo By Bob Wild
How to Create Eye-catching Creative Photos. Are you the daredevil type with a fearless personality? Are you unafraid of flames? Does standing in a ring of...

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Moutcha Bay Resort

Words By Erin Brizard
Photo By Michael Hack
A Natural Haven for the Savvy Local Traveler. When the nights grow cooler and the roads become less lively, the savvy local traveler packs their bags,...

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Carving a Niche

Words By Chris Zumkeller
Photos By Hayley Zumkeller
Chris Zumkeller’s Journey as a Craftsman. Working with wood has been a long-standing family tradition that I almost overlooked as a career choice. In...

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Innovation in Education

Words By Nic Pisterzi
Photo By Eiko Jones
The Magic of the Carihi Fly Fishing Program. I wade into the Campbell River, fly rod in hand. The cold snap of the morning breeze matches the fall...

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Writing a New Narrative

Words By Alissa Assu
Photo By Kimberly Kufaas
Wildflowers & Co. Founder Alissa Assu Inspires the Future of Indigenous Women In Business. Wildflowers & Co. is an Indigenous business owned by...

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Cries Of The Wild

Words By Neil Borecky
Photo By Kimberly Kufaas
Revisiting the History of Mount Cain’s Glissade Culture. It's hard to say when the first beings took an interest in sliding down the slopes around Mount...

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Little River

Words By Madison Lucas
Photo By Francesca Lott
Our Young Residents Reflect on the Home They’re Growing Up in My name is Madison Lucas, I am 11 years old, and I am from Huuayaht First Nations. My...

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For the Love of Flying

Words By Bastian Fleury
& Carly Caron
Photos Bastian Fleury
A Bird’s-eye View of North Island Paragliding. Bastian, a helicopter pilot at 49 North Helicopters in Campbell River, began paragliding in December of...

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Guardian, Steward, And Watchkeeper

Words By Vicki Simmons
Photo By Tom Parker
Restoring the Balance of Physical and Cultural Sustenance for Future Generations We are standing on the Baikie Island Trail, about one kilometre down river...

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This Ain't the Mainland

Words By Marina Scott
Photos By Deelia Nelson Photography
Island Kids Have Tougher Feet. I don’t get island fever. Quite the opposite, actually. There is a feeling of safety that transpires with the last...

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Pointing The Bow North

Words By Kayleen Vanderee
Photo By Abby Cooper
A Coastal Sailing And Snowboarding Adventure. Spring brings variable weather and an itch to cast off the mooring lines. Except my itch goes beyond sailing....

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The Future Is Digital

Words By Alison Bell
Photo By Tidemark Theatre
Adversity Sparks Creative Innovation At Campbell River’s Tidemark Theatre. When the global pandemic first hit the Strathcona region, the local performing...

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River Magic

Words By Lorna Seldon-Burd
Photo By Moira Le Patourel
The Watery Highway Of LifeOn The North Island. Life on Vancouver Island ebbs and flows with the life-cycle of the salmon. In the warmth of the...