Lifestyle

The Mark of a Good Hotel

My day started like many others before it; a travel day. My plane was scheduled for 10:30; three hours to Port Moresby, followed by...

The Ins & Outs of Self-Publishing

The Writers’ Union of Canada voted in 2014 to make self-published writers eligible for union membership, a move that generated controversy at the time.  Self-published...

The One That Got Away

Well there was more than one that got away, but in this case it was a 1968 Oldsmobile 442 Holiday Coupe. Two years before I...

The Creepy Low Back and Spinal Health

The health of your spine and body depend on many factors. In my opinion the biggest positive factors to health come with a commitment...

What’s the Deal With Cars Anyway?

Everyone in our Western society has been touched, even by the least little bit, by some degree of enthusiasm about a car. What about...

Wings Over Cowichan or A Bird’s View of Recreational Aviation

“I’d rather be a bird in the air than an ant on the ground” says lifelong aviation enthusiast, John Howroyd as we soar at...

Clean Car or Art?

I In my travels, I come across all sorts of surprising things right here in the Valley. We really do have an interesting and eclectic mix...

Living Wall Locally Made

Rachel Ayearst, owner of Style Sense Furniture at Whippletree Junction, has developed a living vegetable wall feature for the kitchen or patio. Living plant walls...

Manage Investment Risk

Invest with your head, never your heart.  No investment is completely risk-free, but some investments carry more risk than others. Generally, the higher the...

Another Lap or Checkered Flag?

Editor's Note: The Sahtlam Neighbourhood Association recently announced they were dropping their law suit against the Vancouver Island Motor Circuit (VIMC).  The Circuit promptly responded. ...

How Art & Music Improved My Health

My health continues to improve with each art and music activity that I take part in. Here’s my story. Growing up in a small town...

Retirement Options – Just the Basics

Good for you! You have turned your attention to the ever-important topic of how to provide yourself with a decent retirement income. ...

OK It’s Legal, Now How Do You Get It?

Obtaining legal cannabis in Canada can seem confusing, with misinformation running amok and simple questions about access having different answers depending on your province...

The SAD Days of Winter

The long winter days can be challenging. We may get up in the dark and come home in the dark. ...

Innovating Health Care in Cowichan

Cowichan is pioneering integrated health care planning this year through parallel development of plans for a new hospital and a Health and Care Plan...

What You Need to Know About Legalized Pot

So, cannabis is legal now. What should you know? After nearly one hundred years of prohibition, Canada has taken a huge step and become the...

Politics, Pot, & Where the Federal Parties Stand.

The Canadian federal election is just a week away, the federal leaders have been campaigning for a couple of months and have hashed out...
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