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Tyra the sturgeon

Moving day for VIU’s sturgeon

Posted: April 13, 2013 at 4:39 pm   /   Vee-Ai-Yi-Yi

 By Alexandria Stuart  It’s a warm, sunny day and I’m taking a refreshing swim in Cameron Lake,  just outside of Port Alberni on Vancouver Island, when something grazes my leg. It’s smooth but not scaly. Its texture is more like rows of firm, bony plates. I flash back to every horror movie I’ve ever seen […]

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Cob Home

My cob is my castle

Posted: March 16, 2013 at 12:58 am   /   Vee-Ai-Yi-Yi

By Meagan Dyer Out with the old, in with the alternative. That’s the sentiment of many Vancouver Islanders who have opted to build out-of-the-ordinary homes that suit their lifestyles and values. Alternative housing projects are growing in popularity across the West Coast. In an era of soaring real estate costs, exorbitant energy prices, and environmentally-conscious home […]

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