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LETTER: Community centre a vision 30 years in the making

Dear Editor, Could anyone on Bowen Island still have any doubt regarding the Community Center Project Bylaw No 477, 2019 and not vote “yes” in the next referendum? It is the achievement of more than 30 years of community vision and effort to own a ce

LETTER: ‘Let’s find our heart as a community’

Dear Editor: Community. That’s what we are. By a simple definition, a community is a social unit (a group of living things) with commonality such as norms, religion, values, customs, or identity.

LETTER: ‘No project on the island has been more exhaustively vetted,' Sept. 3 letter reaction

Dear Editor: I feel compelled to respond to last week’s letter from Steve Rio.

LETTER: Sept. 3 letter mischaracterizes performing arts and community space

Dear Editor: Steve Rio does a disservice in his Sept. 3 letter. Not because of his opinions, but because of the mischaracterization of the 2600 sq. ft. Performing Arts & Community Space (PACS) as a ‘dream of a very small percentage of the island’.

LETTER: No adequate public venue for performing arts on-island

Dear Editor: We at Kingbaby Theatre are thrilled by the opportunity before us to finally realize a dedicated space for the performing arts on Bowen Island.
LETTER: Proposal doesn’t offer a community centre

LETTER: Proposal doesn’t offer a community centre

Dear Editor: I am confused and misinformed by facts presented to date, showing variations of municipal halls, performing arts centers but no community centre.

LETTER: Cynicism is a comfortable chair: reacting to Sept. 3 letter on community centre

Dear Editor: Last week, Steve Rio asked an interesting question.
This box-office winner of 411 B.C.E. a hit in 2020: Lysistrata review

This box-office winner of 411 B.C.E. a hit in 2020: Lysistrata review

Lysistrata delights sold-out and socially distanced audience
The old-fashioned root cellar: time to bring it back on Bowen

The old-fashioned root cellar: time to bring it back on Bowen

Marion Moore’s Bowen memories stretch back to the 1920s. She grew up on Collins Farm, which was then 160 acres and produced enough food and dairy for her father to sell to summertime residents and to keep their large family fed throughout the winter.
Here are some of the benefits of and obstacles to farming on Bowen Island

Here are some of the benefits of and obstacles to farming on Bowen Island

Farming is more than an occupation; it’s a relationship with the land, an ongoing honing of knowledge, and often a calling. Unfortunately, here and many other places, it is not a living. This has huge implications for food security on Bowen Island.