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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.

HOME IN THE HILLS

HOME IN THE HILLS

I'm inching along the narrow ridge leading to 5040 Peak, a ski on either side of the crest, mushy spring snow in ...

It took a community to build Vancouver Island’s backcountry hut.

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IF YOU BUILD IT, THEY WILL LAND

IF YOU BUILD IT, THEY WILL LAND

When my kids were younger, I logged long hours at the Rotary Skypark, going half-dizzy as they performed endless ...

The history and community behind Courtenay’s beloved Airpark.

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DOWN IN THE PIT

DOWN IN THE PIT

Air. When it’s good, we often don’t notice it. Think of a spring hike through Paradise Meadows: we may be aware of ...

Inside the unseen world of musical-theatre musicians.

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BLANKETED IN HOPE

BLANKETED IN HOPE

History was made recently at Kumugwe, the K’ómoks Bighouse. On October 16, 2019, a ceremony was held marking the ...

A meeting of art, reconciliation, and the law in the K’ómoks Bighouse.

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BREEZING INTO SPRING

BREEZING INTO SPRING

Ah, spring. It’s the time when the light begins to spill over our valley again—a little longer every day—and the ...

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Salmon, Fundraising, and Volunteering

Salmon, Fundraising, and Volunteering

Did you hear? Campbell River has one of the highest rates of volunteerism in the country. Therefore, by the ...

How one night of celebration supports a community vision.

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Biking and Learning with Sprockids

Biking and Learning with Sprockids

My name is Matthew Fox and I am a Sprockids Leader volunteer and overall community enthusiast here in Campbell ...

Seeing health and connection to community in kids of all ages.

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It Just Tastes Better

It Just Tastes Better

I like to refer to Vancouver Island as my beautiful corner of the world. Having grown up here in Campbell River, I ...

A look at the growth of the Farm-to-Table movement in the Strathcona Region.

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THE CAMPBELL RIVER CRICKET CLUB

THE CAMPBELL RIVER CRICKET CLUB

Friendly competition, excuses, obscure statistics, tea, and one of the world's most popular sports To the ...

Global influence, local action

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Lost and Found

Lost and Found

I live near the estuary, so I walk the Raven Trail and Baikie Island on a regular basis. The estuary is also my ...

The history of the restoration of the Campbell River Estuary.

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