Month: July 2011

Filberg Festival Is Gearing Up To Wow You

For 29 years, the annual Filberg Festival has drawn art and music enthusiasts from all corners of Vancouver Island and beyond. I remember attending the festival for as far back as my memory goes, spending many BC Day… Read More

Kinsol Trestle Re-Opening Celebration

History will be made next week as the Kinsol Trestle is set to be unveiled after an extensive rehabilitation to the structure. Having spanned the Koksilah River for more than 90 years, this “Jewel in the Crown” of… Read More

A Year In Cruelty Investigations

Earlier this year, after it was reported that a large number of working sled dogs were culled in Whistler, BC was up in arms. A task force was formed to investigate what happened in Whistler, but more significantly,… Read More

Summer Delights At Milner Gardens & Woodland

One of my most favourite discoveries in the Parksville-Qualicum Oceanside region is Milner Gardens & Woodland. I visited for the first time two years ago and quickly fell in love with its lush floral beds, marvelous old growth… Read More

Dirty Days Are Here Again

High above the quiet calm of the Comox Valley a war has been raging. Snow has been squaring off against dirt for weeks, but with the recent slightly warmer temperatures, mountain bike terrain of epic proportions has been… Read More