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Access is everything

Access is everything

A long time ago, Izaak Walton said that health is “a blessing that money cannot buy.
This week in Undercurrent history

This week in Undercurrent history

20 years ago in the Undercurrent Two groups were putting their collective heads together to create affordable housing on Bowen.
LNG and West Vancouver

LNG and West Vancouver

Dear Editor, I would like to respond to the West Vancouver Council’s vote to ban the passage of LNG tankers in Howe Sound, and as the Member of Parliament for West Vancouver and the rest of our magnificent riding, I disagree with the motion, the way
Not a gift, but an exchange

Not a gift, but an exchange

Dear Editor, Thanks to the astute Undercurrent reader who pointed out an error in my column FORE! FORE! about the Bowen Island Golf Course.
Proposed OCP amendments deserve widespread support

Proposed OCP amendments deserve widespread support

I was impressed by the excellent organization of the Public Open House at Cates Hill Chapel on July 21, where the Economic Development Committee (EDC) introduced its proposed amendments to the Official Community Plan.
Politics in paradise

Politics in paradise

In the course of two weeks spent in Ontario I saw a good chunk of the people I wanted to see, haunted a great many old haunts, and even experienced a bit of urban-envy while walking the streets of the centre of the universe (you know, Toronto).
Public meeting derailed is a wasted opportunity

Public meeting derailed is a wasted opportunity

Dear Editor, I feel it is extremely unfortunate that the public meeting held on July 29 to discuss the proposed rezoning of lot 2 was so badly derailed.
Caring Circle offering resources

Caring Circle offering resources

Bowen Island is blessed with many caring people.
New Zealander sends thanks for a recent enjoyable visit

New Zealander sends thanks for a recent enjoyable visit

Dear Editor: We are from New Zealand and have just enjoyed over three weeks on Bowen Island. We have appreciated your 40-kilometre speed limit, which helps slow down the pace of life.
Reader wants a commuter bus

Reader wants a commuter bus

Dear Editor Translink does not care about our Bowen Island Community. I asked them the other day what would it specifically take to implement a commuter bus from Bowen Island directly to downtown Vancouver. This has not been answered.