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How the Soup Fairy charmed Bowen tastebuds

How the Soup Fairy charmed Bowen tastebuds

We talk with Frank Patt as his scrumptious Soup Fairy soups return, now at Meadowbrook Corner
Why the rare ecology of new Cape park needs protecting

Why the rare ecology of new Cape park needs protecting

The bluffs may look bare but rare species cling to life in the delicate ecosystems
Diversity, inclusion specialist Alden Habacon holding a free webinar for Bowen Islanders Feb. 1

Diversity, inclusion specialist Alden Habacon holding a free webinar for Bowen Islanders Feb. 1

Alden Habacon's workshop relates to inclusivity and diversity on all levels including race, culture, sexual orientation, gender diversity and neurodiversity.
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.
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
Bowen's Health Centre finally owns its land

Bowen's Health Centre finally owns its land

Bowen Island Municipality accepted the Health Centre Foundation's offer on 0.15 hectares of Lot 3 of the Community Lands a year and a half ago – the sale finally closed Jan. 8
Bowen Island's December RCMP statistics

Bowen Island's December RCMP statistics

There were 59 calls for service in December 2020
Pandemic-busting trend: open-water swimming

Pandemic-busting trend: open-water swimming

‘Getting in the cold water offers a nervous-system reset’
A tale of two fronds: can you tell the difference between these Bowen Island ferns?

A tale of two fronds: can you tell the difference between these Bowen Island ferns?

Our two types of plucky local ferns may look similar but here are a few clues that will help you to distinguish the plants
Wade Davis  speaking at Rotary Club virtual meeting January 14

Wade Davis speaking at Rotary Club virtual meeting January 14

The world-famous anthropologist is also a low-key Bowen Islander