Vancouver Island History
Island History Notable: Shanon Sinn enlightens history with haunting stories
Author Shanon Sinn discusses the history of Halloween on the Island, what lessons ghost stories can teach us, and old-timey sensationalist writers.
Oct 29, 2022
The day the prince came to Merville
A look at a long-ago visit by a not-so-charming prince
Oct 29, 2022
The circling back of Kus-kus-sum
Throughout its history, the Courtenay River Estuary has lived in constant flux. And now, a renewal comes once again.
Oct 14, 2022
The coolest band you’ve never heard of
Three Island-born female punk rockers who blazed their own trail
Sep 15, 2022
Book Review: Up the Coast tells stories by the light of a kerosene lamp
With endless forests and a rugged coastline this memoir’s humorous and candid collection of stories delights readers, even if far away from…
Aug 24, 2022
Nine badass women you won't see in history books
From discovering aquifers to chronicling the past, these outsiders redefined the Island in their own, unique ways.
Aug 19, 2022
Is your family in these historical photos?
Free, searchable, history all from the comfort of home.
Aug 5, 2022
This airline has Island routes
BC’s small-town connector first took off in Port Hardy with service to Vancouver
Jul 27, 2022
The cutest animals of gone-by eras
The world is in constant flux, and nothing stays the same, except of course cute animals—they will always pull our heart strings.
Jul 11, 2022
Book Review: One Inch from Disaster features comfortable stories in a rambunctious memoir
Braggadocio is part of his charm and provides a lively source for these tales from the wilds of British Columbia
Jul 6, 2022
5 natural disasters on Vancouver Island to remember
When you look back through its history, Vancouver Island is a dangerous place to live.
Jul 5, 2022
Book Review: Wilson Duff, Coming Back, a Life chronicles a genius
To appreciate Wilson Duff’s biography, you need not know who he was—Wilson Duff Coming Back, a Life is about more than just one man.
Jun 29, 2022
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