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Browse our growing collection of articles from current and previous issues of both the Comox Valley Collective and Strathcona Collective magazines by topic.

BURNING QUESTIONS

BURNING QUESTIONS

When we invite young people to visit the engineered landfill at the Comox Valley Waste Management Centre, we ask ...

Landfill tours help youth rethink the hows and whys of waste—and what to do about it.

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GREENING YOUR MONEY

GREENING YOUR MONEY

When Kermit the Frog said, “It’s not easy being green,” he wasn’t talking about investing, but he might as well ...

Is it possible to invest for retirement—without supporting companies you don’t approve of?

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WHY WE RISK

WHY WE RISK

I don’t remember the summit of Mount Colonel Foster. I know I stood on it with my friends, Chris and Sean. I ...

It’s not just for the high—it’s in my DNA.

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NEITHER SEEN NOR HEARD

NEITHER SEEN NOR HEARD

Not long after I moved to Cumberland, when it was easier to get lost in the forest, I was riding my dirt bike down ...

The Island's apex predator might just be the perfect neighbour.

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FELLOWSHIP OF THE FOREST

FELLOWSHIP OF THE FOREST

“Expect mountain bikes, hikers, runners, dogs, children, and elders on these trails.” —excerpt from the Interim ...

Along the Cumberland Trail Network, you’re sure to be in good company.

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SEAWEED, SVP

SEAWEED, SVP

Seaweed is a food resource long celebrated by traditional coastal peoples across the globe, including throughout ...

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THE TEACHING THAT NATURE PROVIDES

THE TEACHING THAT NATURE PROVIDES

In a field next to the ruddy red barn of the Black Creek farm owned by Margaret Douglas and Fred Hinz, a group of ...

Farm and forest experiences help kids thrive by connecting them to the land.

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ALWAYS ASKING QUESTIONS

ALWAYS ASKING QUESTIONS

If you’ve ever spent time with a toddler, you’ll know they ask “Why?” about seven thousand times a day. When my ...

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