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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

What – or who – makes Bowen Island theatre costumes so spectacular?

What – or who – makes Bowen Island theatre costumes so spectacular?

They call her the First Lady of Bowen Theatre: she never takes to the stage but Shirley Wrinch is the star behind some of Bowen’s biggest plays
It was so wet on Bowen last weekend, even the goats wore raincoats

It was so wet on Bowen last weekend, even the goats wore raincoats

The goats are familiar faces around Grafton Lake as they were hired to mow the lawns (and later fired)
Why Nectar Yoga took on Yoga on the Pier and more community classes

Why Nectar Yoga took on Yoga on the Pier and more community classes

Nectar Yoga’s Andrea Clark talks Yoga on the Pier, the retreat centre’s origins and its mission
Meet Bowen Island Municipality's chief financial officer: Sheila McCutcheon

Meet Bowen Island Municipality's chief financial officer: Sheila McCutcheon

Bowen Island Municipality’s Sheila McCutcheon has more than 20 years’ experience in the public sector and is no stranger to small town living
Could secondary suites be coming to Arbutus Ridge?

Could secondary suites be coming to Arbutus Ridge?

The developer of the next phase of the King Edward Bay development has submitted a rezoning proposal to Bowen Island Municipality
Cannabis retail prohibition lifted on Bowen Island

Cannabis retail prohibition lifted on Bowen Island

Island-wide rezoning passed adoption Tuesday evening.
The dream of emergency hubs all over Bowen Island starts with five NERP kiosks

The dream of emergency hubs all over Bowen Island starts with five NERP kiosks

Five inaugural kiosks celebrated with ribbon-cutting ceremony on Cates Hill Oct. 2 – 'It’s not the end of the journey, it’s a milestone and we wanted to take time to pause, reflect and acknowledge the people who got us here.'
COVID-19 rapid testing now available at Cates Medicine Centre

COVID-19 rapid testing now available at Cates Medicine Centre

Islanders are to call ahead if they're looking for a COVID-19 test
Humpback whale photobombs Bowen Island paddle boarder's sunset photo

Humpback whale photobombs Bowen Island paddle boarder's sunset photo

A gorgeous sunset paddle turned extraordinary for this Bowen Islander.
Bowen Island Health Centre building under way

Bowen Island Health Centre building under way

The long-awaited centre is scheduled for completion in the first half of 2023