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Animals on the lam: Welfare group documents exotic animal escapes, attacks

Animals on the lam: Welfare group documents exotic animal escapes, attacks

OTTAWA — A lot of Canadians have heard of Darwin, the Ikea monkey, who was found wandering a parking garage at the furniture chain's North York store wearing a shearling coat and a diaper.
Tippy’s Cookhouse open for business

Tippy’s Cookhouse open for business

There's familiar faces behind the new Bowen restaurant in the Cove
This 'supereasy ramen' recipe shows how easy it is to make the Japanese noodle dish at home

This 'supereasy ramen' recipe shows how easy it is to make the Japanese noodle dish at home

TOKYO (AP) — Ramen noodles are so popular they have become one reason to visit Japan. But ramen can easily be cooked at home too, especially if you can find the ingredients at your neighborhood Asian grocery store.
Bowen's February 2024 Home Sales

Bowen's February 2024 Home Sales

February was another month of three sales on Bowen and one on Gambier
Living roof installed on home in qathet

Living roof installed on home in qathet

Green space offers habitat, insulation and cooling
Bowen's January 2024 Home Sales

Bowen's January 2024 Home Sales

After no homes sold in December, 2024 started off with sales across the island
Are B.C. residents really ready for homebuying helpers like joint tenancy?

Are B.C. residents really ready for homebuying helpers like joint tenancy?

New survey report shows that Canadians are considering rent-to-own, joint ownership and secondary suites as ways to get into the market.
Bowen’s November 2023 Home Sales

Bowen’s November 2023 Home Sales

Four homes and a vacant lot made up the island's final sales of 2023
Bowen Island skincare clinic uses European techniques and products to treat skin conditions and maintain optimal skin health

Bowen Island skincare clinic uses European techniques and products to treat skin conditions and maintain optimal skin health

ArteBella combines medical and holistic approaches to provide comprehensive skincare treatments
October 2023 home sales on Bowen

October 2023 home sales on Bowen

Deals closed on two homes and two vacant lots, plus a home on Keats Island