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Adhering to COVID protocols, residents get to choose from various daily multi-dimensional programs.

Retirement living or resort lifestyle? Why choose when you can have both!

Your oceanside adventure could be closer than you think…

  • Feb 8, 2021
Register now for Winter GoByBike BC Day, then go for a ride on Feb. 12!

Change gears this winter — ride your bike!

Join riders across BC and #GoByBike Feb. 12

  • Feb 1, 2021
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Cold weather solutions to keep your pet safe
Meet your Courtenay Canadian Tire service centre crew
We Are Ready: Genny West, ScaleAQ
London Drugs: Expert advice on how to improve your sleep
Boutique investment counsel uses alternative investments to help diversify your portfolio.

Investment that make sense: Bringing some stability to financial planning

Local investment company uses innovative investment solutions

  • Jan 25, 2021
Boutique investment counsel uses alternative investments to help diversify your portfolio.
Two residents and two staff let you know what it's like inside Berwick by the Sea during a pandemic. Hint: it's joyful, social and safe!

‘It truly is the best place.’ An inside-look at retirement living in 2021

What’s Berwick like during a pandemic? 4 residents and staff share their experiences

  • Jan 18, 2021
Two residents and two staff let you know what it's like inside Berwick by the Sea during a pandemic. Hint: it's joyful, social and safe!
Metis Financial Corporation BC has grants, loans and core services to help Metis businesses through the pandemic, and beyond.

A chance to thrive — New financing options for Métis entrepreneurs

Grants, loans and core services for pandemic-relief and long-term growth

  • Dec 28, 2020
Metis Financial Corporation BC has grants, loans and core services to help Metis businesses through the pandemic, and beyond.
InnovateBC offers business owners COVID-19 recovery programming including digital skills hiring grants, no-cost business coaching, access to local connections and more.

Innovate BC offers boost to those growing their business online

COVID recovery programming includes digital skills hiring grants, no-cost business coaching and more

  • Dec 21, 2020
InnovateBC offers business owners COVID-19 recovery programming including digital skills hiring grants, no-cost business coaching, access to local connections and more.
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Dec 21, 2020
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.
After living with cystic fibrosis his entire life, Nick Kanaan required a double-lung transplant. Today, he honours Dr. John Yee and the medical team at VGH who helped save his life.

Double-lung transplant saves father after lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis

This holiday season Angel donations will help fund the most urgent health care needs

  • Dec 14, 2020
After living with cystic fibrosis his entire life, Nick Kanaan required a double-lung transplant. Today, he honours Dr. John Yee and the medical team at VGH who helped save his life.
Berwick by the Sea raised $2000 for the Campbell River Food Bank!

This seniors’ residence is busier than Santa’s workshop!

Merry and bright: They’ve reimagined traditions for a holiday season unlike any other

  • Dec 7, 2020
Berwick by the Sea raised $2000 for the Campbell River Food Bank!
The 211 helpline is available 24 hours a day, every day in more than 150 languages.

BC 211 expects calls for support to increase as second wave continues across BC

Helpline is available 24 hours a day, every day

  • Nov 30, 2020
The 211 helpline is available 24 hours a day, every day in more than 150 languages.
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Nov 23, 2020
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.
At Berwick by the Sea residents are safe and independent. Learn new skills or teach a class -- one resident recently shared her Hawaiian culture at a luau.

Inside this bubble there’s laughter, safety and community

Independence shouldn’t mean isolation, it should mean freedom and support to pursue your passions

  • Nov 23, 2020
At Berwick by the Sea residents are safe and independent. Learn new skills or teach a class -- one resident recently shared her Hawaiian culture at a luau.
Millionaire Lottery spokesperson Todd Talbot, at the 2020 VGH Millionaire Lottery home in Courtenay.

Take a video tour of the Millionaire Lottery homes

Win this home: Enjoy luxury golf course resort living at Crown Isle, in this 2,333 square-foot home!

  • Nov 9, 2020
Millionaire Lottery spokesperson Todd Talbot, at the 2020 VGH Millionaire Lottery home in Courtenay.
With online ordering and more staff, Fin Crust Pizza is ready to serve you fresh, delicious wood-fired pizza!

Cheesy puns and pizza that’s worth the ‘truffle’

Online ordering and more staff help Fin Crust meet demand for innovative wood-fired pizza

  • Oct 26, 2020
With online ordering and more staff, Fin Crust Pizza is ready to serve you fresh, delicious wood-fired pizza!
Lizz Moffat, with the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, helps launch “High Fives for Health Care,” a five-week fundraising campaign to help spread cheer and inspire donations for the most urgent needs of their hospitals and health care centres.

High Fives for Health Care spreading gratitude and raising vital funds for B.C. health care

VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation campaign spreads much-needed positivity and raises essential funds

  • Oct 19, 2020
Lizz Moffat, with the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, helps launch “High Fives for Health Care,” a five-week fundraising campaign to help spread cheer and inspire donations for the most urgent needs of their hospitals and health care centres.
Berwick celebrates active aging every day, emphasizing the many dimensions to wellness: intellectual, physical, social, spiritual, vocational, and emotional.

Active, engaged, alive! ‘Retired’ doesn’t have to mean dull.

Strutting the catwalk or Zooming with friends: these seniors do retirement right!

  • Oct 19, 2020
Berwick celebrates active aging every day, emphasizing the many dimensions to wellness: intellectual, physical, social, spiritual, vocational, and emotional.

The Power of Your Will

A gift in your Will shows remarkable foresight for your community

  • Oct 5, 2020

North Vancouver Island businesses achieve international success with Export Navigator

How small businesses are finding new customers in changing times

  • Sep 21, 2020

New restaurant has stolen a ‘slice’ of Campbell River’s heart

Wood-fired, European-style pizzeria opens up in Tyee Plaza

  • Sep 14, 2020