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Bronwyn Beairsto

Bronwyn Beairsto

Bronwyn Beairsto joined the Undercurrent team as editor in 2018 after finishing a master's of journalism at Carleton University. She’s a big believer in covering the absurd, the mundane, the normal and the exceptional of island life. Vive la local news!"

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Recent Work by Bronwyn

Deer killed by shotgun slug on Bowen Island, conservation officers seeking information

Deer killed by shotgun slug on Bowen Island, conservation officers seeking information

Discharging a firearm is illegal everywhere on Bowen Island
Updated: Bowen seniors 65+ now eligible to register to book a COVID-19 vaccination appointment

Updated: Bowen seniors 65+ now eligible to register to book a COVID-19 vaccination appointment

Bowen Island's next vaccine clinic is April 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Bowen bands together to help out beloved local musician with cancer

Bowen bands together to help out beloved local musician with cancer

GoFundMe for Teun and Marianne raised more than $28,000 in its first day
Evening Queen of Capilano sailings cancelled April 17

Evening Queen of Capilano sailings cancelled April 17

A foot passenger water taxi will replace the scheduled sailings.
Bowen Islanders 70 and older may drop in for a vaccine April 10

Bowen Islanders 70 and older may drop in for a vaccine April 10

For the April 10 clinic, seniors 70+ will not need an appointment. They are invited to drop in between 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Muni Morsels: Regulating public spaces and space for the after school club

Muni Morsels: Regulating public spaces and space for the after school club

One of Bowen Children's Centre's best-used programs could be getting its own space soon and council addresses camping and other uses of public spaces
One Cape on Bowen chapter closes, so what comes next?

One Cape on Bowen chapter closes, so what comes next?

Conservation of waterfront remains a possibility: CEO Candy Ho
UPDATED: AstraZeneca vaccine to be available at Cates Pharmacy for 55 to 65-year-olds - booking now full

UPDATED: AstraZeneca vaccine to be available at Cates Pharmacy for 55 to 65-year-olds - booking now full

The pharmacy's online booking system is taking appointments starting April 6.
One year later on Bowen Island...reflecting on COVID-19's effect on some local and regional sectors

One year later on Bowen Island...reflecting on COVID-19's effect on some local and regional sectors

The Undercurrent speaks with some folks with Bowen Waste Solutions, Snug Cove General Store, Bowen Island Municipality and Bowen Beer and Wine Cellar
‘A wonderful roller coaster ride’: Artist Simon Daniel James on completing his two biggest commissions ever during COVID-19

‘A wonderful roller coaster ride’: Artist Simon Daniel James on completing his two biggest commissions ever during COVID-19

When COVID-19 hit, artist Simon Daniel James lost all of his jobs, but then two of his biggest commissions ever came through, all in the same year