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Our History: Gillnetter no stranger to danger

Our History: Gillnetter no stranger to danger

In the spring of 1972, Nick Marach purchased an old wooden fishing boat to use as a live-aboard. Little did the young architect realize he would soon discover a new vocation and a new lease on life as a commercial gillnetter.
Postcards from the past

Postcards from the past

Historical images from Greater Victoria and Vancouver Island
Cowichan’s peaceful waters hide a growing threat

Cowichan’s peaceful waters hide a growing threat

If there’s no significant rainfall in six weeks, the Cowichan River and those who depend on it will be in deep trouble.
Postcards from the past

Postcards from the past

Historical images from Greater Victoria and Vancouver Island
The magic of music

The magic of music

The Victoria Conservatory of Music brings benefits of musical education to families of all income levels
Postcards from the past

Postcards from the past

Historical images from Greater Victoria and Vancouver Island
The grind and glory of the Tour de Rock

The grind and glory of the Tour de Rock

It's 1,100 kilometres long, but there's just one goal
Postcards from the past

Postcards from the past

Historical images from Greater Victoria and Vancouver Island
Island know-how fuels Commonwealth Games

Island know-how fuels Commonwealth Games

Victoria photographer Mike Byrne had his choice of the Sochi Winter Olympics or Glasgow Commonwealth Games this year. He picked Glasgow.
Postcards from the past

Postcards from the past

Historical images from Greater Victoria and Vancouver Island
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