When Captain George Vancouver visited our region in 1792 aboard HMS Discovery, he spent some time anchored in what we know today as Desolation Sound, so named because he found the spot bleak and dreary. However, this didn’t deter settlers from arriving just 100 years later to … [Read more...] about Our Discovery Islands
Archives for June 2014
The River City Cycling Club is all about riding in Campbell River. The club boasts recreational riding in the area featuring both road cycling and mountain biking. The purpose of the club is to promote bicycling as well as encourage and facilitate touring, races, bicycle … [Read more...] about River City Riding
There’s a whale of a show in the waters off Campbell River and the east coast of Vancouver Island.
And thousands of tourists flock to this community to catch it. The stars of this show are, of course, the whales, primarily the Orca or killer whales and the humpbacks but a strong … [Read more...] about The greatest show
on this part of the earth
Sealand Aviation, T-Mar Industries and Daigle Welding and Marine are well-known local employers, but their reputations for quality and excellence are recognized far beyond the city’s borders.
“Having a local builder produce a product of this calibre is a testament to the skills … [Read more...] about Busy, is good news
for three city businesses
The rim of yellow stone captures a strip of white sunlight. A wall reflects that same light to the viewer’s eye. In another frame, an old cast-iron stove, cluttered with cast iron pots and utensils, is bathed in sunlight. Meanwhile, in a different painting, a pint of Guinness … [Read more...] about Seeing the Light