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Wilkie Stringed Instruments

Wilkie Stringed Instruments By: Chris Graham Just when you think you know a place you meet a guy who changes all that. I’m fully aware that we have some cool stuff going on here, a boat load of talent on display of artists, musicians, foodies and the like. But, as it turns out, these things […]

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Hot Chocolates

Hot Chocolates on 5th

Hot Chocolates by Chris Graham Hot Chocolates has been an anchor on Fifth Street since moving into their present location in 2006. The business was founded by Sherry Marshall-Bruce and her mother, Deanna Stewart, on Denman Island in the 1980’s. They started with truffles and found themselves extremely popular. They eventually moved to Courtenay where […]

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Ryuo II

Packing Fish On The Ryou II

  As a newcomer to the West Coast, (I’ve only been here 26 years) I can still remember when I was a little boy, dreaming of fishing or of being on some kind of a fishboat in BC. Can that be attributed to too much “Beachcombers” on Thursday after school? Probably. That’s a little hard to admit but […]

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40 Knots Winery

40 Knots Estate Winery at Comox Valley

I spent a great afternoon visiting with Brenda Hetman-Craig and Layne Craig who are the proud new owners of 40 Knots Vineyard and Estate Winery in Comox. Friendly, welcoming and informative this couple will prove to be great stewards of this amazing place. You can find the winery at 2400 Anderton Road. Head towards the Little River Ferry terminal […]

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