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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.

OUR COMMUNITY RUNS ON HUMAN CREATIVITY

OUR COMMUNITY RUNS ON HUMAN CREATIVITY

A beautiful mosaic This is my first time writing in my own magazine. Writing has never been a passion of ...

Creative Director's Introduction to Vol. 37

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OUTRIGGER CANOEING IN SAMOA

OUTRIGGER CANOEING IN SAMOA

SAMOAN SOUL Sitting on the start line of the World Long Distance Championships for outrigger canoeing in ...

Racing, roots, and reconnections

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A PLAN FOR  HOME-GROWN DOCTORS

A PLAN FOR HOME-GROWN DOCTORS

Finding a family doctor or health care professional is difficult enough in urban centres, but it’s even harder for ...

A new program at NIC helps Island students pursue professions in health care.

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SEASONAL GOODS: WINTER

SEASONAL GOODS: WINTER

The ROAM team has selected some of their favourite winter items that we think everyone should know about. All are ...

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WHEN THE  BURNOUT IS REAL

WHEN THE BURNOUT IS REAL

In the summer of 2023, approximately 70 local emergency services personnel from the Comox Valley were deployed to ...

What emergency service providers want you to know.

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LIVES OF LOGGERS AND FARMERS

LIVES OF LOGGERS AND FARMERS

The earliest inhabitants of the Comox Valley lived lightly on these lands for millennia and didn’t capture their ...
TO CHOOSE THE TREES

TO CHOOSE THE TREES

i will always choose the trees if i have to choose between society or the forest. it makes sense to me in ...

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A LONG AND WINDING ROAD

A LONG AND WINDING ROAD

As I’m writing this, it’s October 24, and it’s snowing—the earliest snowfall I have experienced in the Valley—and ...

What it takes to keep the Strathcona Parkway open.

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ELDER VALLEY: RADICAL TRANSFORMATION

ELDER VALLEY: RADICAL TRANSFORMATION

Reflections from an older resident.     Congratulations to the Comox Valley Collective on ...

Future generations need us to take action now.

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LITTLE VALLEY: ABBY HUTTON-JAY

LITTLE VALLEY: ABBY HUTTON-JAY

Changing seasons, changing times As I hear my feet crunch on the frosty ground beneath me and feel the crisp ...

Our young residents reflect on the home they’re growing up in

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