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LETTER: Caring Circle still open despite construction

LETTER: Caring Circle still open despite construction

Dear Editor, Despite the construction work in and around Caring Circle, we are still open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
LETTER: Boycott the Environmental Assessment process

LETTER: Boycott the Environmental Assessment process

Dear Editor, We had already submitted our letter for this issue of the Undercurrent. But that was then, and this is now. In previous letters to this paper we have expressed our concerns with the Environmental review process.
Shifting the balance

Shifting the balance

A number of last week’s comments on International Women’s Day called on women to come together, to work together, to make things better.
LETTER: Intense pain, deep gratitude and a man we knew as Blu

LETTER: Intense pain, deep gratitude and a man we knew as Blu

Dear Bowen Island, One year ago, on March 3, 2016 our beloved ragamuffin husband, father, grandfather and friend Blu a.k.a. Piers Rothwell Hayes cut the ties with Earth and bid us all farewell as he sailed onto his next adventure.
LETTER: Honouring a Bowen original

LETTER: Honouring a Bowen original

Dear Editor , One of Bowen’s oldest residents, Dora Trethewey, will be leaving the island for the Kiwanis apartments in West Vancouver early in March. SKY (simply keeping young) will be hosting a potluck meal in her honour at noon on Monday Feb.
LETTER: Please don’t ban strolling seniors from the Cove

LETTER: Please don’t ban strolling seniors from the Cove

Dear Editor, As an older Islander, I love walking across the causeway and back: it’s a change from walking the Bowfest ground and Boardwalk.
Forum: Ron's in Mexico so here's a golden oldie

Forum: Ron's in Mexico so here's a golden oldie

The tone of Bowen's online forum can alternate between downright banal and red hot litigious. In a way, it mirrors the basic hot and cold running nature of the island itself.
Bowen Island and the first time homebuyer assistance program

Bowen Island and the first time homebuyer assistance program

On January 16, the provincial government launched the BC Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership Program, a measure meant to help first time buyers. These buyers need be able to put at least 2.
Pink Shirt Day: A lesson in power, but not just for kids

Pink Shirt Day: A lesson in power, but not just for kids

If you are not a teacher, a school-aged child or the parent of one, Pink Shirt Day (Wednesday, February 22) probably passed by you with little notice.
Parking

Parking

To the dismay of many, our municipal council has approved the construction of a parking lot on municipal lands Lot 3, that’s the beautiful forested area that most of us think of as the edge of Crippen Park on the fish ladder side.