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Alex Kurial

Alex Kurial

Alex Kurial is editor at the Bowen Island Undercurrent. His background is primarily in sports and courts and he now covers a little bit of everything while navigating island life.

Alex was born in Vancouver and raised in Richmond. He received a History Major and Journalism Minor from the University of Victoria before entering the Master of Journalism program at Carleton University in Ottawa. Alex has previously worked at newspapers in Prince Rupert and Southwestern Ontario.

In his spare time Alex enjoys exploring new places, painting miniatures, playing cards and continuing the endless task of completing his state and provincial quarter collections. He also enjoys a good horror movie.

Story ideas and tips are always in Alex's wheelhouse and can be submitted to editor@bowenislandundercurrent.com. You can find Alex's work, along with his hot football takes, on Twitter at https://twitter.com/akurial

Recent Work by Alex

Snug Cove building permits paused

Snug Cove building permits paused

Capacity issues are preventing any further hookups to the sewage system
Bowen property assessments leap up

Bowen property assessments leap up

Bowen Island has four properties in B.C.'s top 500 most valuable, their most ever
Secondary dwellings on hold in Arbutus Ridge

Secondary dwellings on hold in Arbutus Ridge

Local water issues need to be worked out before extra homes can be considered
Bowen Health Centre Foundation questions sewage covenant terms

Bowen Health Centre Foundation questions sewage covenant terms

Delegation say they're "tired and confused" by the ongoing process
A Mannion Bay Christmas Eve

A Mannion Bay Christmas Eve

Bowen team spend Christmas Eve saving boat from a watery fate
Vanier Cup championship anchored by ‘Bowen edge’

Vanier Cup championship anchored by ‘Bowen edge’

Behind the solid blocking of Bowen athlete Elliot Beamer the Western Mustangs claimed victory in the 2021 Vanier Cup
Mixed reaction to Tunstall Bay water tank

Mixed reaction to Tunstall Bay water tank

The proposed tank had residents asking plenty of questions