Monthly Archives: June 2015

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Wild, Wild Life

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the wild life is closer to home in a place like Cumberland Village. We’ve seen a lot of deer in our yard, especially at dusk, and the occasional rabbit. We hear there are … Continue reading

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Miners’ Memorial Weekend

This was last weekend but it turns out this blog is not chronological. Cumberland has a working class history founded on now defunct coal mines and every year the Cumberland Museum hosts a 3 day event, Miner’s Memorial Weekend, celebrating … Continue reading

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K’omoks First Nation celebrates National Aboriginal Day

I carpooled with Dave and Lilly to Comox for the National Aboriginal Day celebration at K’omoks First Nation, which was well attended and just got busier as the day went on. There were booths with foods, crafts, and a 50/50 … Continue reading

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#WEAREYQQ

Our second night here we attended a panel discussion, #WeAreYQQ, by some local food entrepreneurs which was held at the Courtenay Museum. For a balmy summer’s night it was well attended. Topics discussed included local bylaws, food security, and keeping … Continue reading

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The Welcome Wagon

Step and I have been in Cumberland for less than a week, but we’ve met a lot of new people already. Most people seem genuine and really approachable, and happy that we’re here. Even our new neighbour, who mentioned he … Continue reading

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