Vancouver Island

Three little known Vancouver Island hikes to check out this season 

As summer approaches and you begin to plan your season of adventure, consider these recommendations — all located right here in your backyard!

Taste test: I tried a variety of honey from all around the region

I decided to taste test local Victoria honey. I ended up learning a lot about the relationship between local production and climate change.

A camping revelation: Why you should spend time in nature

In October, I went on my first spontaneous mid-semester camping escapade. My perspective on what is in life completely changed.

Three years after the Old Growth Strategic Review, 13 recommendations remain unmet

With little progress on implementing the Old Growth Strategic Review recommendations, now is the time to protect these irreplaceable ecosystems.
Gulf Islands

A true islander’s guide to the Gulf Islands

Hand over some cash to BC Ferries because it’s time to explore the wondrous world of the Gulf Islands.
Sombrio Beach, photo by Anna Alva.

Five spots to explore this Labour Day weekend

As Labour Day long weekend approaches, it’s a great time to get outside and enjoy the weather! Here are five fun excursions to take near
BC Ferries

Everything wrong with BC Ferries

Growing up on Saltspring Island, I have been at the mercy of BC Ferries since before I can remember. I’m certainly preaching to the choir by complaining about our local…
Photos by Dakota Coburn.

The best north island hiking adventures

Reading break is right around the corner, and with it, time to explore. For some of us, reading break does not mean flying long-distance to see family. For many, it…

Naked bungee jumpers fundraise for mental health

Participants in the fundraiser climbed a steep metal staircase wearing, if anything, a towel. They then walked along thick wooden planks to a waiting area where they derobed and a…

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