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BIMTAC meeting with BC Ferries, March 6, 2014

Dear Editor, On Thursday March 6, the Bowen Island Municipality Transportation Committee (BIMTAC) met with BC Ferries (BCF) staff about the proposed changes in the number of Route 8 (Bowen Island) weekend sailings and the consequent schedule changes.

The people’s message to The Province

Dear Editor & Community, On March 11th, I joined more than 2,000 other people from Island and Coastal Communities on the steps of our Provincial Legislature to protest increasing fares and changes to our ferry service.

Which fish to fry?

Dear Editor Although I respect those who are inflamed about the CRC docks I think we have bigger fish to fry here on Bowen.

What it takes to grow farmed salmon

Dear Editor, I appreciate Anton van Walraven's thoughtful piece in a recent edition of The Undercurrent (March 6th, 2014).

This week in Undercurrent history

20 years ago in The Undercurrent 15 years ago in The Undercurrent 10 years ago in The Undercurrent 5 years ago in The Undercurrent Maureen Sawasy Undercurrent Historian

Real action on ferry cuts

Hats off to Andrew Pietrow! Here's a man that did something positive against BC Ferries proposed service cuts to our island.

A fond farewell to my business on Bowen

Well, well, well. So, a Bowen rumour that has turned out to be true. After all this time, Bowen Island Sea Kayaking has been sold... game, set and match. And yes, I am out and Brent O'Malley is in. But more of that later.

Mr. Weston, Aquaculture is illogical

Dear Editor, I am writing in response to MP John Weston's insightful and interesting letter in last week's Undercurrent. There were things in it I agree with and things I don't. Let's see what we can agree upon and go from there.

Let’s get our community priorities straight

Dear Editor, As a relatively new Bowener (3 years), I haven't been a part of the planning for the new community centre, but I've heard the main components include a new municipal hall and a theatre.

This week in Undercurrent history

20 years ago in the Undercurrent 15 years ago in the Undercurrent 10 years ago in the Undercurrent 5 years ago in the Undercurrent - Maureen Sawasy