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Jessica Dempsey

Jessica Dempsey

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Gwixsisalas, Felicia Greekas

Gwixsisalas, Felicia Greekas

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Ryan Rasmussen

Ryan Rasmussen

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Tara Jordan

Tara Jordan

Tara's days are currently spent co-running a renewable energy and electrical contracting business (Small Planet ...
Dennyse Harris

Dennyse Harris

Dennyse is a Chopra-certified meditation and wellness coach, and Ayurveda wellness instructor. She is an active ...
Isa McKenty

Isa McKenty

Isa was born on an off-grid homestead and grew up on a wooden ketch. When not writing fiction on a mechanical ...
Heather Fleming

Heather Fleming

Heather loves to travel and has had the opportunity to explore almost 30 countries and six continents. She is ...
Lynsey Burke

Lynsey Burke

Lynsey is BC-born and has lived in and explored many corners of our province. With family at the centre of her ...
Sylvia Yung

Sylvia Yung

Sylvia and her husband and p-ART-ner in creative pursuits, Ron Hilliard, became Islanders in 2019 after trading ...
Michael Reppy

Michael Reppy

Michael attended Stanford University, then University of Southern California, with degree in Physical Therapy. He ...
Jenefer Smalley

Jenefer Smalley

Jenefer is Métis and owner/guide of Wild Waterways Adventures in Campbell River. Sharing a vision of unity, ...
Sophie Gilmore

Sophie Gilmore

Sophie abhors writing bios but tries to comply when deemed necessary. She grew up in Cumberland, BC, and now lives ...
Hannah Slomp

Hannah Slomp

Hannah is an English teacher who moonlights as a writer and assistant music director. She is an import from the ...
Mike Morrell

Mike Morrell

Mike lives on Denman Island. He's a retired fishery biologist who now spends most of his free time birding on ...
Sara Lopez Assu

Sara Lopez Assu

Born in Montreal (Tiohtià:ke), Sara received post-secondary degrees from Marianopolis College and Concordia ...
Tim Fairbank

Tim Fairbank

Tim has lived with his wife Sheila in rural Black Creek for over 30 years. He has earned a living from a variety ...
Lindsay Wells

Lindsay Wells

Lindsay is grateful to have settled with her family in beautiful Campbell River. She has always been interested in ...
Jeanette Taylor

Jeanette Taylor

Jeanette started her career transcribing taped interviews at the British Columbia Archives, followed by 20 years ...
Max Lyman

Max Lyman

Max is a local musician, writer, and harm reduction worker based in Cumberland. They have worked in various ...
Jacob Hanson

Jacob Hanson

Jacob spends his summers exploring the wilderness of Canada while fighting forest fires, and his winters chasing ...
Rowan Helliwell

Rowan Helliwell

Rowan grew up on the liberation zone of Hornby Island, attended The Kootenay School of Arts for printmaking and ...
Sarah Clark

Sarah Clark

Sarah worked as a motion graphics designer and animator in NYC for close to a decade before migrating to the West ...
Christian Nally

Christian Nally

Christian is a technologist, writer, and educator from Galiano Island. He combines industry experience with a ...
Kristy Pedersen

Kristy Pedersen

Born and raised on Vancouver Island, Kristy loves to explore every corner of the wild coast, often with her rescue ...
Stuart Robinson

Stuart Robinson

As an athlete, coach and business owner Stuart has been providing water sports instruction in the Comox Valley for ...
Jennifer Netherton

Jennifer Netherton

Jennifer is a kite enthusiast and the director of First Impressions for Elevation Kiteboarding. She spends her ...
Francine McCabe

Francine McCabe

Francine has a BA in creative writing from Vancouver Island University. Originally from Ontario, she has been ...
Amanda Shpeley

Amanda Shpeley

Amanda grew up in the Comox Valley before attending UVIC to study Earth and Ocean sciences. As a practicing ...
Brad Harris

Brad Harris

Having circled the world and seen it from as high up as the top of Mount Kilimanjaro and Everest Base Camp, and as ...
Andrew Wood

Andrew Wood

Andrew is a creative writer, storyteller, educator, and sponsored snowboarder working with Kindred Custom ...
Drew Henderson

Drew Henderson

Drew lives and works as a carpenter in Cumberland. He is striving to live a good life with his family and ...
Sophie Simard

Sophie Simard

Sophie has been practicing yoga since 2004 and has studied various styles, including Ashtanga, Yin, Hatha, ...
Alex Leikermoser

Alex Leikermoser

Alex is the founder of the "Lead With Your Heart" method and has produced an extensive body of work as a visionary ...
Yarrow Willard

Yarrow Willard

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Annette Yourk

Annette Yourk

In the mid '50s, Annette's family held a yard sale, sold their Saskatoon home, and moved to the coast. Her mom ...
Chris Webster

Chris Webster

Born and raised in the Comox Valley, Chris spent his entire childhood and teen years ski racing for the Mt. ...
Amber Zirnhelt

Amber Zirnhelt

Amber lives by the motto "no mountain is too high to climb" and loves to share her passion for adventure through ...
Jan Neuspiel

Jan Neuspiel

Jan has been guiding, climbing and skiing internationally for more than thirty years, with a particular focus on ...
Sanna Larose

Sanna Larose

Having being born and raised in the Comox Valley, it wasn't until after moving away for post secondary school did ...
Bent Hansen

Bent Hansen

Bent was born in Norway and raised in Victoria, B.C. After attaining a Bachelor of Science in Forestry (1979) at ...
Rebekah Kenway

Rebekah Kenway

Hailing from the Land Down Under, Rebekah has been living in the Comox Valley since mid-2014. Rebekah is a free ...
Heather Thomson

Heather Thomson

Heather is an educator currently working at Hand-in-Hand Early Years Nature Education Program in the Cumberland ...
Sue Loveless

Sue Loveless

As the Executive Director for the Cumberland Community Schools Society, Sue is passionate about building community ...
Meghan Williams

Meghan Williams

A city kid turned islander, Meghan is an occasional writer and dancer gratefully raising her family in the Comox ...
Alissa Wild

Alissa Wild

Alissa is a wild woman introvert who loves wandering through the forest trails of her local woodlands seeking ...
Shelley Crysler

Shelley Crysler

Born and raised in the lush "Happy Valley" area just outside of Cumberland, Shelley now resides with her husband, ...
Megan Adams

Megan Adams

Megan is an ecologist and Hakai-Raincoast scholar with the University of Victoria and the Raincoast Conservation ...
Tarah Millen

Tarah Millen

Tarah is a motivational speaker and raw food health coach living on Vancouver Island, Canada. Her passions include ...
Sydney Moncrief

Sydney Moncrief

Sydney was born and raised in the Comox Valley and is proud of it. Her love of the outdoors began early on ...
Gary Ball

Gary Ball

6 feet tall. About 190 pounds. Art and music teacher at Cumberland Community School. Musical artist with a special ...
Tara Miller

Tara Miller

Tara is a registered massage therapist that has been living and practicing in the Comox Valley since 2009. She ...
Jared Sato

Jared Sato

Jared is committed to supporting you however you choose to pursue a healthier lifestyle, whether you choose ...
Corny Martens

Corny Martens

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Dr. James Montgomery

Dr. James Montgomery

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Kama Money

Kama Money

Kama is the owner of Orange Bridge Communications, which creates community development and social media for ...
Joyce McMenamon

Joyce McMenamon

Joyce is all about growing dinner and composting these days and is most content with dirty fingernails. Her degree ...
Terry McKall

Terry McKall

Born in Alberta, Terry relocated to Vancouver Island over a decade ago, never to look back. The move west may have ...
Evan Gough

Evan Gough

Evan has lived, worked, and played in the Comox Valley since he was a wee lad, and has called Cumberland his home ...
Bree Armstrong

Bree Armstrong

Bree lives in Cumberland and works as a full-time letter carrier for Canada Post. When she isn’t working, she is ...
Myles Armstead

Myles Armstead

Myles was first drawn to the Comox Valley when, at 11, he landed a 12 pound coho on the fly in the Puntledge ...
Wendy Nixon Stothert

Wendy Nixon Stothert

Wendy Nixon Stothert, B.Ed, M.EdL, was hooked on music from an early age. She taught K-12 music in the Comox ...
Angeline Seed

Angeline Seed

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Nat Raedwulf

Nat Raedwulf

Nat Raedwulf is a knitwear designer working under the name Wolf & Faun Knits. She began her fibre arts career as a ...
Mike Mccall

Mike Mccall

The cold call came one day last Fall from the CVC: "Would you like to write a story about navigation?" Why me, why ...
Greg Knowles

Greg Knowles

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Nigel Harrison

Nigel Harrison

Nigel was introduced to school at an early age, however it was immediately apparent that he was terrible at it, so ...
Cheryl Condly

Cheryl Condly

Cheryl has happily called the Comox Valley home since 2004. A position at 19 Wing Comox brought her to this ...
Eryn Tombu Haigh

Eryn Tombu Haigh

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Carol White

Carol White

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JAN BONK

JAN BONK

AVIS O’BRIEN

AVIS O’BRIEN

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SUSAN RYBAR

SUSAN RYBAR

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KEN CLAUSEN

KEN CLAUSEN

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JOHN VANDERVEEN

JOHN VANDERVEEN

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HALEY BURNS

HALEY BURNS

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MAXIME TREMBLAY

MAXIME TREMBLAY

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STEPHANIE RACINE

STEPHANIE RACINE

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MEGAN HOCKIN-BENNETT

MEGAN HOCKIN-BENNETT

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CORTNEY GILBERT

CORTNEY GILBERT

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Dood Turner

Dood Turner

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Juliana Bedoya

Juliana Bedoya

Juliana is a community-engaged environmental artist who supports individuals and community groups to ...
Mark Miard

Mark Miard

Lindsay Elms

Lindsay Elms

Lindsay was born in Sydney, Australia, moving to Christchurch, New Zealand, at an early age. Since arriving on ...
Arianne Huene

Arianne Huene

Arianne has spent her adult life living, playing, and working in gardens, and is dedicated to designing living ...
Sarah Kehler

Sarah Kehler

Sarah is the owner and farmer at Kehler Vegetable Company in Black Creek. She studied environmental stewardship ...
Tara Murphy

Tara Murphy

Jeff Brett

Jeff Brett

Jeff is a husband, father of two adult sons, grandfather, studio technician, educator, and multi-disciplinary ...
Anne Davis

Anne Davis

Tara Bursey

Tara Bursey

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Laurel Archer

Laurel Archer

Laurel has paddled more waterways than she can remember, from Central America to Asia and the South Pacific, and ...
Carly Panzenboeck

Carly Panzenboeck

Carly is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. She graduating from the Canadian College of Advanced Hypnosis and ...
Galyn Franklin

Galyn Franklin

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Nicole Bergot

Nicole Bergot

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Nick Holyome

Nick Holyome

Originally from the UK, Nick moved to Canada as a teenager and never left. He joined the Canadian Armed Forces ...
Ben Neufeld

Ben Neufeld

Jason Stevens

Jodi Simkin

Hans Peter Meyer

Hans Peter Meyer

Hans is a content guy (writer, photographer, and social media creative) as well as a business and community ...
Casey Parsons

Casey Parsons

Casey Parsons is a licensed Acupuncturist at The Fix Acupuncture and Wellness in Cumberland, BC. Her love for ...
Allison Morrison

Allison Morrison

Allison is a member of Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society (MARS) in Merville, BC. She has a BA (Hon) from the ...
Wendy L Macdonald

Wendy L Macdonald

Wendy is an inspirational writer, blogger, and podcaster who also loves to photograph nature on Vancouver Island. ...
Dan Lafrance

Dan Lafrance

Dan has contributed to a variety of publications since the mid '90s. He launched a publication for the Metis on ...
Claire Gilmore

Claire Gilmore

Claire grew up in Cumberland, now lives in Royston, and is a grateful resident on the unceded territories of the ...
Jack Bindernagel

Jack Bindernagel

Bio coming soon
Kester Reid

Kester Reid

Bio coming soon
Sarah Clement

Sarah Clement

Sarah trained as an osteopathic practitioner, exercise physiologist, strength and conditioning coach, and sport ...
Lisa Bettany

Lisa Bettany

Lisa is a Comox Valley photographer who is passionate about capturing the beauty of our beautiful west coast ...

Nick Ward

Sylvianne St. Onge

Traci Skuce

Jennifer Sieffert

Julie Sabey

Mike McDonald

Mike McDonald

Cam Matthews

Cam Matthews

Cam has been a Cumberlander since 2012 and can be recognized by his greying body hair and his prowess in writing ...
Tom Keenoy

Tom Keenoy

Tom is a transplant to the Comox Valley by way of Brooklyn, New York. He owns Medium Rare Interactive in ...
Jake Galbraith

Jake Galbraith

Bio coming soon

Wendy Turner

April Trigg

Kelly McQuillan

Kelly McQuillan

Rory Mcclure

Rory Mcclure

Terry Folks

Terry Folks

Terry practices in Comox as a Canadian Certified Counsellor, Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapist, and ...
Kareen Sanderson

Kareen Sanderson

Kareen has been lucky enough to call Vancouver Island her home for the past 20 years and currently resides in the ...

Clay Ward

Erica Spizawka

Nicole Rippel

Blayne Prowse

Ryan Parton

Lise Maltais

Lise Maltais

Dr. Maltais is a naturopathic physician who specializes in homeopathy, nutritional counselling, Bowen Technique ...
Elisabeth Lee

Elisabeth Lee

Joyce Lindemulder

Joyce Lindemulder

Jonathan Cooper

Jonathan Cooper

Jonathan worked as an educator at the Art Gallery of NSW in Sydney, Australia, for more than 30 years. He is now a ...
Andy Everson

Andy Everson

Andy is a Comox Valley artist who was named "Na̱gedzi" after his grandfather, the late Chief Andy Frank of the ...

Paula Worthington

Krista Tupper

Thea Miller

Thea Miller

Thea is the owner of Herban Sprawl Gardening in Comox, so she can usually be found in a garden somewhere getting ...
Mia Jerritt

Mia Jerritt

Mia is a highly accredited life coach, bringing 30 years of insight and wisdom to the world of coaching. Her ...
Leah Ballin

Leah Ballin

Leah is a lover of the wild places. Born and raised on the west coast, she has dedicated her career to studying ...

Suzanna Weimer

Michael Vossen

Andy Phillips

Ellissa Prendergast

Archie Pateman

Ashley Hamilton-Macquarrie

Ashley Hamilton-Macquarrie

Ashley lives in Cumberland, where she loves playing in the mountains and by the sea. She is currently a ...
Mical Dyck

Mical Dyck

Born in Texas and "growing up" in Northern Alberta, Mical has called Vancouver Island home since 2009. Now living ...
Tyler Bellows

Tyler Bellows

Bio coming soon.
Roger Albert

Roger Albert

After moving to the Valley in 1983, Roger taught sociology at North Island College before retiring in 2012. He ...
Paige Brown

Paige Brown

Aboriginals and the environment (seen in her video Then & Now – A Fish Tale by Paige Brown) have taken up much of ...

Kristen Walters

Pat Trask

Peter Gardiner-Harding

Peter Gardiner-Harding

As an avid skier and winter snow sports enthusiast since his pre-school days, Peter now spends his time as a ...

Justin Yaretz

Andrew Talbot

Sarah Hauser

Sarah Hauser

Sarah has been living in Courtenay since 2006, and gets her kicks being active outside. She works as a sea kayak ...
Camille Douglas

Camille Douglas

Camille is a facilitator of community and connectedness, contributing her time and talents to a variety of arts, ...
Cathy Clark

Cathy Clark

Cathy has been calling the Comox Valley home for 24 years and cannot fathom why anyone would leave. Cathy is a ...
Randy Churchill

Randy Churchill

Randy discovered his calling for heavy timber construction in the mid-90s, after several degrees in Mechanical ...
April Bencze

April Bencze

Raised on the banks of the Campbell River, April is passionate about keeping an eye on the wild faces and places ...
Jeff Christenson

Jeff Christenson

Words coming soon
Jennifer Armstrong

Jennifer Armstrong

Jennifer is a documentarian at heart. A lover of stories. It is in creatively seeing the uniqueness of a couple’s ...
David Benton

David Benton

After ten years in the Yukon, David and his family moved into the Komoks territory to have just a little less ...
Dierdre Atkinson

Dierdre Atkinson

Dierdre has been the Artistic Director of the Hornby Festival for the past fourteen years and she loves her job! ...
Karley Bracey

Karley Bracey

Karley’s fascination with taking pictures started at a young age. While traveling the world, she photographed ...

Alaina Vesper

Alex Nataros

Alex Nataros

Alex believes artists and farmers are the most important contributors to a healthy society and he is grateful to ...
Brad Kilgour

Brad Kilgour

Although he grew up on the prairies, Brad spent many of his summers visiting family on the Island, realizing from ...
Alice Grasby

Alice Grasby

Alice grew up on Vancouver Island and loves being surrounded by nature and endless opportunities for adventure. ...
Ross Bodenmann

Ross Bodenmann

Ross is an artist and writer based in the Comox Valley working in a variety of mediums including fine art, design ...
Aly Bird

Aly Bird

Aly is an athlete, artist, personal development coach, and civic engagement enthusiast. Everything she does is ...
Nicole Bertram

Nicole Bertram

Nicole is a passionate sewist, enthusiastic extrovert, and collector of obscure skills and diverse trivia. She ...
Kim Bannerman

Kim Bannerman

Kim writes short stories, novels, and screenplays, and in her spare moments, she hosts the writing podcast ‘First ...
Paige Owen

Paige Owen

Paige is a graphic/web designer currently living in the Comox Valley. She finds inspiration everywhere, which ...
Tim Ennis

Tim Ennis

Tim is a conservation biologist and the President of the Cumberland-based Latitude Conservation Solutions ...

Sophie Vigneau

Mike Redican

Finn Manktelow

Finn Manktelow

Chad Herbert

Chad Herbert

Originally from Vancouver Island, Chad went to school in Oakville, Ontario, coming home to the Island to camp each ...
Laurissa Cebryk

Laurissa Cebryk

Laurissa grew up in the Comox Valley and has a passion for travel, writing, and all things outdoors, adventurous ...
Lindsay Keegitah Borrows

Lindsay Keegitah Borrows

Lindsay is a lawyer and researcher at the Indigenous Law Research Unit at the University of Victoria Faculty of ...
Jan Adams

Jan Adams

Jan has been a big fan of the CV Collective magazine since its inception, or should that be “conception.” (Jan ...
Ryan Miller

Ryan Miller

Ryan Miller is an award-winning, published, underwater and wildlife photographer from Oyster Bay. In 2005 Ryan ...
Jennifer Sutherst

Jennifer Sutherst

Bio coming soon
Lisa Graham

Lisa Graham

Lisa’s passion for photography was sparked while scuba diving off the coast of Cozumel in 2001. She was a new ...
Kristof Trout

Kristof Trout

Bio coming soon
Nora Bingham

Nora Bingham

Nora lives at the edge of the forest in Cumberland, BC. Growing up on Quadra Island, she perfected the art of ...
Shannon Simpson

Shannon Simpson

Shannon’s passion and dream is for all children to have access to nutritional education, to show them that they ...
Sarah Seads

Sarah Seads

Sarah is on a quest to capture the magic moments, tiny details and big emotions of wild adventures that may never ...
Christa Petch

Christa Petch

Bio coming soon.
Spencer Sheehan-Kalina

Spencer Sheehan-Kalina

Bio coming soon
Oriana Smy

Oriana Smy

Oriana grew up in the Cowichan Valley exploring the Vancouver Island coastline and its magnificent old-growth ...
Andrea Townsend

Andrea Townsend

Andrea impulse-bought her first loom off the internet the year after she moved to the Comox Valley. Having the ...
Ed Varney

Ed Varney

Ed is a poet and visual artist, and has never worked for the man. He has a BA and a MA in English. He has been a ...
Catriona Richardson

Catriona Richardson

Viable Options Photography
Daniel Booy

Daniel Booy

Bio coming soon.
Haeley Dewhirst

Haeley Dewhirst

Haeley grew up in the Comox Valley, split between Hornby Island and Mount Washington. After leaving for a few ...
Lorin Medley

Lorin Medley

Lorin is a counsellor and writer from Comox, published in The Puritan, Portal, subTerrain and Refugium: Poems for ...
Lydia Jackson

Lydia Jackson

Lydia is a farmer florist with a history in design and colour consulting. She is a vibrant individual who shares ...
Rick Zyvitski

Rick Zyvitski

Rick Zyvitski was born and raised in Renfrew, Ontario. He joined the Canadian Forces in 1974 and trained to become ...
Roanne English

Roanne English

Roanne is an avid adventurer and endurance sport addict who found a home and community in the Comox Valley. She ...
Sam Peterson

Sam Peterson

Bio coming soon
Wendi Gilson

Wendi Gilson

Wendi is a beekeeper at Black Horse Apiary in the Comox Valley, and a regional apiary inspector on Vancouver ...
Shawn Peters

Shawn Peters

Dr. Shawn Peters, ND, is a naturopathic doctor, board certified in acupuncture.  He has a keen interest in helping ...
Eugene Chung

Eugene Chung

Eugene is an active father, partner, and adventure sports aficionado. Although he once made a name for himself as ...
Ellian Bell

Ellian Bell

Ellian grew up on an old but cheerful sailing boat, traveling the world with her family. She got to soak up the ...
Tracy Kobus

Tracy Kobus

Tracy has been working as a professional artist since 1993, after receiving her Bachelor of Fine arts from UBC. ...
Shane Johnson

Shane Johnson

Shane is a gardener, plant geek, and outdoor enthusiast. He spends a lot of time chasing and photographing ...
Judith Wright

Judith Wright

Judith migrated west from Montreal in the early ‘90s and eventually settled in the Comox Valley ten years later, ...
Dave Prothero

Dave Prothero

Born and rasised in the Comox Valley, became interested in rivers during a trip to Nepal and spent the better part ...
Salinas Laperriere

Salinas Laperriere

Bio coming soon
Annabelle Sproule

Annabelle Sproule

Proud to call Cumberland her birthplace, Annabelle keeps trying to escape her hippy Island roots but always ends ...
Kevin Flesher

Kevin Flesher

Kevin is a singer of songs, a doodler of doodles, a writer of words, and a man of many hats. He recently watched a ...
Darren Howlett

Darren Howlett

Bio coming soon
Wendy Mayers

Wendy Mayers

Wendy has a love for travel, gardening, dogs, fibre art, food, and words. She has a growing collection of words in ...
John Gower

John Gower

John Gower offers custom home design solutions that are beautiful and simple, modest in size and comfortable to ...
Lyndsey Bell

Lyndsey Bell

Bio coming soon
Maxwel Hohn

Maxwel Hohn

Maxwel is an adventurer, photographer, and filmmaker who lives in the Comox Valley, with a passion for showcasing ...
Amy Woods

Amy Woods

Bio coming soon
Anja Roberts

Anja Roberts

Bio coming soon
Britt Hanson

Britt Hanson

Britt was born and raised in the Comox Valley, and is currently living and playing in Cumberland. She teaches at ...
Trish Weatherall

Trish Weatherall

Trish wears a number of hats to earn a living on rural Denman Island. She balances contract work as a freelance ...
Max Oudendag

Max Oudendag

Max has contributed to the CV Collective a number of times dating back to the very first issue. He has been very ...
Allie Jenkinson

Allie Jenkinson

Originally from Calgary, Allie Jenkinson studied English at the University of Victoria before working as a ...
Tanis Gower

Tanis Gower

Tanis is a biologist with a passion for protecting and healing nature. Born in the Comox Valley, she returned in ...
Jason Straka

Jason Straka

Bio coming soon
Kerry Hale

Kerry Hale

Originally from Australia, Kerry is an award-winning ESL teacher and freelance writer. Always seeking adventure ...
Damien Jannet

Damien Jannet

In 2018, Damien decided to focus on solo adventures throughout remote territories of the Pacific Northwest to get ...
Joline Martin

Joline Martin

Disillusioned with the political climate in the early '70s, Joline left the US to spend a year on Haida Gwaii. ...
Glen Sanford

Glen Sanford

Glen Sanford is executive director of the Comox Valley Art Gallery. He was born and raised in the Comox Valley, ...
Keisha Everson

Keisha Everson

Keisha was named “Wadzidalaga” by her great-grandmother, before being given the name "Tlakwa̱lał" in 2013. She is ...
Zaaven Forest

Zaaven Forest

Zaaven grew up on Lasqueti Island, though on and off over the past 10 years, she has found herself calling the ...
Loraine Hartley

Loraine Hartley

Loraine's compulsion to write exploded when her recent novel "My Delightfully Dysfunctional Family" was published ...
Tina Willard-Stepan

Tina Willard-Stepan

Christina (Tina) Willard-Stepan is an artist, facilitator, community developer, and environmental educator.  She ...
Sean Kerrigan

Sean Kerrigan

Sean is a longtime Comox Valley resident who takes full advantage of Vancouver Island’s endless offerings of ...
Angela Willard

Angela Willard

Angela Willard is a Clinical Herbalist and the co-founder of Harmonic Arts, a herbal formulation company located ...
Andrew Findlay

Andrew Findlay

Andrew Findlay is an award-winning freelance journalist who writes about adventure, travel, business, conservation ...
Carrera Teal

Carrera Teal

Carrera is the founder of CT Initiatives, a consulting firm supporting the non-profit and public sectors in the ...
Briana James

Briana James

Bio coming soon
Angel Murphy

Angel Murphy

Bio coming soon
Wes Sewell

Wes Sewell

Bio coming soon
Leslie Cox

Leslie Cox

Bio coming soon
Elizabeth Young

Elizabeth Young

A born and raised Vancouver Islander, Elizabeth is a seasoned communication professional with a passion for ...
Rhonda Teramura

Rhonda Teramura

Bio coming soon
Erika Anderson

Erika Anderson

Erika is an active citizen of her community, volunteering for several organizations, including (but not limited ...
Jim Bagley

Jim Bagley

Bio coming soon
Matthew Fox

Matthew Fox

Bio coming soon
Naomi Tabata

Naomi Tabata

Naomi Tabata works to connect the talented faculty and students at North Island College with community businesses ...
Colin Filliter

Colin Filliter

Colin flies a drone for a living. Is there any better job than that?! With a university education in forest ...
Craig Gillis

Craig Gillis

Craig has lived in Campbell River since 1976.  A retired teacher and Assistant Superintendent for School District ...
Julie Glaspy

Julie Glaspy

Bio coming soon
Colin Dowler

Colin Dowler

Raised on Quadra Island, now living in Campbell River, Colin Dowler is an electrician and nature enthusiast ...
Amber Assu

Amber Assu

Bio coming soon
Sophia Sauter

Sophia Sauter

Sophia Sauter wears many hats. She is the Owner and Founder of Active Living Physiotherapy, she is a Sports ...
Chelsea McCannel-Keene

Chelsea McCannel-Keene

Bio coming soon
Jonah E. Richter

Jonah E. Richter

Jonah Richter is 11 years old and lives at Blind Channel Resort on West Thurlow Island.  His family has been ...
Carmen Amberson

Carmen Amberson

Joe and Carmen have been lucky to have worked successfully in the hospitality industry in the Campbell River and ...
Trevor Blasky

Trevor Blasky

Bio coming soon
Wendy Ravai

Wendy Ravai

Wendy Ravai grew up in Smithers BC where her love of the forest began as a young girl exploring the local streams ...
Daniela Bizama

Daniela Bizama

Bio coming soon
Sandra Parrish

Sandra Parrish

Bio coming soon
Bob Sampson

Bob Sampson

Bio coming soon
Sara Cherewaty

Sara Cherewaty

Bio coming soon
Diane Jacquest

Diane Jacquest

Diane was born in Whitehorse, Yukon, in 1952 and (perhaps sadly) has been moving south ever since. She arrived in ...
Simone Gingras-Fox

Simone Gingras-Fox

Guided by a restless nomadic spirit, Simone has spent her life hurtling down mountain passes that inevitably end ...
Laura Busheikin

Laura Busheikin

Laura Busheikin is a writer-for-hire and a creative writer exploring the many subgenres of nonfiction. She is ...
Gibson James

Gibson James

Bio coming soon
Camilla Sampson

Camilla Sampson

Camilla is a lifelong storyteller passionate about unearthing community stories and helping others find their ...
Vivian Dean

Vivian Dean

Bio coming soon.
Madeline Christie

Madeline Christie

Madeline is your local Death Companion with a mission to provide education about end-of-life planning, ...
Jodi Kozicki

Jodi Kozicki

Bio coming soon.
Susan Barratt

Susan Barratt

Susan and her husband moved to the Comox Valley in 2018 and feel a strong connection to the natural beauty found ...
Maria Fyfe

Maria Fyfe

Bio coming soon
Jenelle M. Pasiechnik

Jenelle M. Pasiechnik

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Claire Pomeroy

Claire Pomeroy

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Catherine Gilbert

Catherine Gilbert

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Lisa Meekin

Lisa Meekin

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Chyanne Trenholm

Chyanne Trenholm

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Melissa Wickihalder

Melissa Wickihalder

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Sue Moen

Sue Moen

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Laurel Cronk

Laurel Cronk

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Laurel Sliskovic

Laurel Sliskovic

With values rooted in genuine love and appreciation for learning and playing, Laurel’s free spirit, fierce ...
Tim Moshansky

Tim Moshansky

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Christine Baxter

Christine Baxter

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Erica Keen

Erica Keen

Erica is a film photographer, writer, and musician who splits her time between the mountains and the sea. She is ...
Maeva Collins

Maeva Collins

In 1996, Maeva and her husband moved to the beautiful Comox Valley where she began to fulfill a dream to learn ...
Lorna Seldon-Burd

Lorna Seldon-Burd

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Kayleen Vanderee

Kayleen Vanderee

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Marina Scott

Marina Scott

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Carly Caron

Carly Caron

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Bastian Fleury

Bastian Fleury

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Nic Pisterzi

Nic Pisterzi

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Chris Zumkeller

Chris Zumkeller

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Michael Hack

Michael Hack

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Erin Brizard

Erin Brizard

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Bob Wild

Bob Wild

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Brandon Pirie

Brandon Pirie

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Brittany Baxandall

Brittany Baxandall

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Mike Davies

Mike Davies

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Erin Wallis

Erin Wallis

Erin was born and raised in the coastal town of Campbell River, BC with respect and acknowledgment that it is the ...
Ben McGuffie

Ben McGuffie

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Tacey Keighley

Tacey Keighley

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Lisa Levesque

Lisa Levesque

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David Baar

David Baar

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Lucretia Schanfarber

Lucretia Schanfarber

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Heather Kellerhals-Stewart

Heather Kellerhals-Stewart

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Arzeena Hamir

Arzeena Hamir

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Terri Perrin

Terri Perrin

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Rachel Halliwell

Rachel Halliwell

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Tony Lebid

Tony Lebid

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Anita Lawrence

Anita Lawrence

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Kira Marshall

Kira Marshall

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Jody Hagel

Jody Hagel

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Paige Jarvis

Paige Jarvis

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Nicole Berns

Nicole Berns

Nicole Berns is a writer, yoga teacher, and backcountry mountain guide from Campbell River. She spent five years ...
Neall Calvert

Neall Calvert

Former journalist and book editor Neall Calvert has had poetry published online at the League of Canadian ...
Emese Tóth-Harasztos

Emese Tóth-Harasztos

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Madison Stewart

Madison Stewart

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Dionne Lapointe-Bakota

Dionne Lapointe-Bakota

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Maureen Hunter

Maureen Hunter

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Lynne Macara

Lynne Macara

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Kevin Yee

Kevin Yee

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Max Fisher

Max Fisher

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Hayley Zumkeller

Hayley Zumkeller

Hayley is a lifestyle Photographer & Videographer on Vancouver Island creating bold and breathtaking visuals ...
Jade Berg

Jade Berg

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Mary Ruth Snyder

Mary Ruth Snyder

Mary Ruth spent the first 26 years of her life in the heart of southern Ontario’s agricultural mecca of Essex and ...
Eiko Jones

Eiko Jones

While growing up in New Zealand, Eiko acquired his first SLR camera at the age of fourteen. He quickly discovered ...
Jake Tinkler-Josephi

Jake Tinkler-Josephi

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Cleo Corbett

Cleo Corbett

Cleo Corbett, RPP, MCIP (she/her), has been a municipal planner for 20 years in amenity regions across BC. ...
Jennifer Jellett

Jennifer Jellett

Jennifer Jellett is a freelance photographer and motivated visual story teller, called by the beauty of our ...
Howard Macdonald Stewart

Howard Macdonald Stewart

Howard lives on Denman Island with his partner, Mary Jane MacKay. He’s working on three books about forty years of ...
Tyler Johns

Tyler Johns

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Janna Rist

Janna Rist

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Claire Gordon

Claire Gordon

Kelly Gage

Kelly Gage

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Dwayne Roberge

Dwayne Roberge

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Sarah Carty

Sarah Carty

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Kaitlyn Nohr

Kaitlyn Nohr

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Trevor McMonagle

Trevor McMonagle

Trevor spent his professional career as a high school English teacher, during which time he developed a copy ...
Jennifer Abbott

Jennifer Abbott

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Susan Antler

Susan Antler

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James McKerricher

James McKerricher

James is a local gourmand and a strict omnivore. He believes in the power of food as a community-building tool and ...
Marie Maccagno

Marie Maccagno

Marie loves living in the Comox Valley, exploring natural areas in every season. When she's not running around in ...
Bevin Clempson

Bevin Clempson

Bevin is a copyeditor, copywriter, and writer. When not behind her laptop, you'll find Bevin walking the streets, ...
Dave Nowak

Dave Nowak

Dave was born in Ontario and spent his formative years in the Toronto suburbs. After high school he packed up his ...
Dave Flawse

Dave Flawse

Dave tells history with a modern perspective through his Vancouver Island history Blog (located on his website). ...
Anne Arseneau

Anne Arseneau

Freshly retired, Anne can be found wandering around beaches and forests photographing the Comox Valley, or ...
Heather Gray

Heather Gray

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Jim Whyte

Jim Whyte

Jim is fifth-generation, born and raised in the Comox Valley. His interest in photography began in junior high ...
Mac Newton

Mac Newton

Mac teaches English composition and literature courses at North Island College. He is also the instructor at ...
Ryan Stuart

Ryan Stuart

Writing has taken Ryan from the middle of nowhere in the Northwest Territories to the Costa Rican jungle, a ...
Kyle Hansen

Kyle Hansen

Kyle was born and raised in Courtenay, on Island time. After high school he devoted the better part of a decade to ...
Stewart Goodings

Stewart Goodings

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Meaghan Cursons

Meaghan Cursons

Meaghan is a community animateur with big love for the Comox Valley. She has worked extensively in the local ...
Lesley Assu

Lesley Assu

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Alissa Assu

Alissa Assu

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Ken Blackburn

Ken Blackburn

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Neil Borecky

Neil Borecky

Neil is a former surf bum turned Director of Fun (and Todd) at Mount Cain Alpine Park. He enjoys quiet evenings at ...
Dawn Copeman

Dawn Copeman

I am a writer, photographer, historian and artist interested in all things Cumberland. Wandering the local forest ...
Vicki Simmons

Vicki Simmons

Living close to the Beaverlodge Lands, Vicki has easy access to the spirit-refreshing gift of a forest, which she ...
Bob Dice

Bob Dice

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