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Meet your Bowen Island neighbours: Bob Turner

Meet your Bowen Island neighbours: Bob Turner

Our inaugural meet your neighbour column brings a familiar face back to the Undercurrent: Bob Turner. Fun fact: Bob once had a 'Nature Matters' column in the Undercurrent in the '90s. Bowen Nature Club runs the current 'Nature Matters' Undercurrent column.
Have you seen the Snug Cove terminal concept plan?

Have you seen the Snug Cove terminal concept plan?

BC Ferries is in the early design stages of a new Snug Cove terminal with a draft terminal concept released a couple of weeks ago. The plan is open for community comment until Jan. 29.
OPINION: We must confront the climate crisis in 2021

OPINION: We must confront the climate crisis in 2021

It really is time for all of those who can to come together to realize that we really are just one tribe and we need to work together for humanitarian justice and the environment. If the pandemic has not taught us that, I don’t know what will.
Bowen could be doing away with the island-wide pot selling prohibition

Bowen could be doing away with the island-wide pot selling prohibition

The rezoning would allow cannabis retail wherever retail is allowed on Bowen but the provincial need for a licence still gives the municipality the capacity to control where a cannabis store opens
The last of Bowen's Christmas trees pass through the wood chipper for a good cause

The last of Bowen's Christmas trees pass through the wood chipper for a good cause

The money Bowen Waste Solutions would have paid for chipping the trees will be donated to the Bowen Island Health Centre Foundation
Bowen Islanders' new kids book chases away the monsters of childhood anxiety

Bowen Islanders' new kids book chases away the monsters of childhood anxiety

Safe in Starry Arms came out of author Christie Lea's own healing journey after her 13 years as a 911 operator in Surrey
Rise in house and chimney fires on Bowen Island in 2020 may be related to pandemic

Rise in house and chimney fires on Bowen Island in 2020 may be related to pandemic

Fire chief Aaron Hanen recommends regular chimney cleaning and inspections as well as ensuring islanders are burning dry, seasoned wood in their fireplaces and wood stoves
LETTER: Please refrain from visiting new Cape park for now, B.I. Conservancy requests for sake of ecologically fragile areas

LETTER: Please refrain from visiting new Cape park for now, B.I. Conservancy requests for sake of ecologically fragile areas

If islanders must visit, the Conservancy asks that folks limit walking to the three gravel driveway access routes and in particular, not walk along the shoreline
Canada-wide recall of camping pots due to 'burn hazard'

Canada-wide recall of camping pots due to 'burn hazard'

More than 10 camping pots and sets are on the recall list.
Here's everything you need to consider as a Canadian booking travel in 2021

Here's everything you need to consider as a Canadian booking travel in 2021

Travel is not the same, and you need to be prepared.