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Howe Sound creature of the week

We're surrounded by water, but most of us only ever get to see what's on the surface. A lively day on the ocean for us is seeing a seal pop its head out of the water. For local diver Adam Taylor, the view of life in Howe Sound is entirely different.

Funds critical to implement tourism strategy

On Bowen Island, tourism is one of three industries that has been singled-out by the municipality's Economic Development Committee (EDC) offering potential for growth on the Island.

Annual General Meeting of the Bowen Island Garden Club and address by Conway Lum

This will take place at the Gallery in Artisan Square on Monday, January 20th at 1.00pm.

‘Matt’s Home Cooking Skills – For Kids!’ has come to Bowen Island.

Matt Matheson, chef/owner of Vine and Garden Catering, relocated to Bowen this past September with his wife and two daughters (aged eight and two months) and his sister-in-law and her two sons (aged eight and 13).

Shared chickens build social capital

The six chickens roaming around Mai Yasue's yard draw-in people just walking by, but also, bring her neighbours into the yard in almost a daily basis. The chickens are shared chickens, between Mai and neighbours Kelly Matzen, and Darryl Nixon.

Bursary fund makes pre-school possible

By day, the Bowen Island Children's Centre (BCC) is filled with little wild things attending both pre-school and daycare, but on the evening of February 1st the place will be taken over by their parents and other monstrous adults who will take the pl

Boat sinks as campaign to clean up bay begins

On the morning of January 4th, Bruce Russell stood in the window of his home office on the north shore of Mannion Bay, or Deep Bay as many of us know it, and did a routine scan with his binoculars.

Meetings with BC Ferries don’t equal consultation

On January 21st, chairs of Ferry Advisory Committees from coastal and island communities will meet with management from BC Ferries.

Woman Story opens this week

When a wrong idea possesses a woman, much bitterness flows from her tongue. - Euripides The above quote was found on page 47 of a book called 'Woman in Epigram,' which itself is part of the latest exhibition at the Gallery@Artisan Square.

Planning for the future of the Sound

Howe Sound is a place where watersheds and boundaries converge. Bowen is one of five governing municipalities on Howe Sound.
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