Category Archives: Historical

Let Me Tell You About the Birds and the Bees

I’m am still smoking busy with my temporary job but I really wanted to help with Elevate, which is a local, accessible arts festival that Meaghan and the rest of the Elevate the Arts Society spearhead every year in Courtenay. … Continue reading

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Some Art and Beans

This morning I had a little spare time and I thought “I should update my blog”. Usually I go through pictures I took to remember all the things that have happened, but today there were very few. I have been … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Heritage Week

It was Heritage Week in the Village which means there was a Heritage Faire at the CRI, that had some interesting stuff such as old telephone books you might find family in (I did) and this great diorama of Cumberland Chinatown. I think … Continue reading

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Perseverance Party for the Forest

Okay, I’m probably getting some of the facts wrong so don’t use this blog post to research your school paper or anything, but a long time ago Lord Dunsmuir, the esteemed robber baron and one of the founders of Cumberland, that is … Continue reading

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The Annual Filberg Festival

This weekend was a long weekend in BC, and in Comox they call it Festival Weekend, and in case you are wondering why, it’s because Comox hosts a bunch of festivals on the BC long weekend. We only visited Filberg Festival, … 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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