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FEATURE: Union Steamship Company bought its Bowen resort 100 years ago – its legacy still shapes our island

FEATURE: Union Steamship Company bought its Bowen resort 100 years ago – its legacy still shapes our island

Our special 100th anniversary feature: Bowen Island and Union Steamships
Memories from the steamships: a COVID conversation with the daughter of Capt. John Malcolmson

Memories from the steamships: a COVID conversation with the daughter of Capt. John Malcolmson

John Leaske Malcolmson spent more than 30 years on the steamships – Duncan MacLeod of the Vancouver Maritime Museum spoke with his daughter
A taste of the era: USSCo.'s newsletter – 'The Heaving Line'

A taste of the era: USSCo.'s newsletter – 'The Heaving Line'

Les Wallwork describes a cold winter and a need to rejuvenate the island's tourism model
Childhood recollections: the people, the boats, the revelry - USSCo. era was an exciting time to be a child

Childhood recollections: the people, the boats, the revelry - USSCo. era was an exciting time to be a child

Bruce Russell and Murray Atherton frequented Bowen in the late USSCo. era
After the holidayers: the Union’s lasting legacy in Deep Bay & the Cove

After the holidayers: the Union’s lasting legacy in Deep Bay & the Cove

Almost all settlers on Bowen have their own “why and how story.” For us Behms, it began in early 1971 as weekenders in Arbutus Point/Bowen Bay and for me, as a designer and builder, every week.
Coastline lifeline: USSCo. beyond Bowen Island

Coastline lifeline: USSCo. beyond Bowen Island

The Union Steamships Company was a vital link up and down the coast before it ever got into the tourism business
Santa's visit to Bowen postponed due to rain

Santa's visit to Bowen postponed due to rain

Santa's tour of Bowen is postponed due to rain
Memories of French summers sustain pottery inspiration during COVID-19: Babette's Christmas pottery sale

Memories of French summers sustain pottery inspiration during COVID-19: Babette's Christmas pottery sale

Christmas pottery sale this year will be held safely outside in the garden (a special 2020 edition!) and under cover outside if it rains. 
Bowen's stories of giving in 2020: arts, health, student philanthropy and more

Bowen's stories of giving in 2020: arts, health, student philanthropy and more

This island has many volunteers, many acts of kindness and many people who've stepped up over the past 10 months. Here are just some of those stories.
Going electric: Bowen Islanders buy their first vehicle in decades

Going electric: Bowen Islanders buy their first vehicle in decades

ICBC stats for 2019 showed 58 electric and 77 hybrid vehicles registered on Bowen.