A Moment in Time

As chaotic as one moment may seem, the next may bring joy.
One Simple Act

One Simple Act

  After an unfortunate set of circumstances, Tracy Hamelin lost her family, became homeless, and struggled with addiction. She sought support but found few services available, and the ones that were usually didn't last due to funding cuts. She had lost all hope...

Puzzled

Puzzled

  When an avid puzzler comes across a unique mystery puzzle, she embarks on an emotional journey that leads her to a place that was always accessible but may have been overlooked. 

Small Planet Clean-up

Small Planet Clean-up

    After discovering and cleaning up a large heap of trash dumped near their home, Tara Jordan and her daughter sat down and tried to figure out how to clean up more dump sites around town. They came up with the Small Planet Cleanup Contest to incentivize...

Auctioneer With Action

Auctioneer With Action

  Doug Reedman has been involved with the Rotary Auction since 1975. His actions and many other Rotarians have helped benefit the community to the tune of approximately 2.8 million dollars in projects all around Campbell River. Doug gives us a historical glimpse into...

Logic for Mayor

Logic for Mayor

  When Michelle Staples decided to run for Mayor of Duncan, she had no idea it would become one of the best experiences of her life. Along with a team of dedicated people, she successfully tackled one of the most significant issues facing many communities:...

Wendy’s Water Co-op

Wendy’s Water Co-op

    When Wendy Holm purchased a property in Fanny Bay, she was surprised to find it had a water bottling license/operation in place. As an ardent opposer to water extraction schemes, her first instinct was to shut it down. However, after realizing that her...

The Hive

The Hive

  Sometimes hard times can be eased with a mix of art and compassion. John Sharkey found that in a unique program offered by the Campbell River Art Gallery known as The Art Hive. By giving those with lived experience an outlet of expression thru art, it also...

Soul Seeds

Soul Seeds

  The pandemic hit many people hard in many ways. Jim found a way to help get through it by growing food...not only to sustain his body, but feed his soul.    gilakas'la čɛčɛ haθɛč, We respectfully acknowledge that we live, work and play within the...

Water Guardians

Water Guardians

Water is essential for all life to exist. We can go for weeks without food, but only three days without water. When private interests and corporate profit stand in the way of accessing this essential resource…it’s time to stand up. See how Bruce Gibbons and Maude Barlow stand up in the face of adversity.

Leanne & the Moose

Leanne & the Moose

Mobile Outreach for those who are vulnerable isn’t something new, but to Campbell River it is. Whether homeless or helpless, Leanne & the Moose (with support from many local government agencies) are successfully coordinating health services for those who need it the most. If only the world had more Leanne’s, what a wonderful world this would be.

Victory Gardens

Victory Gardens

​In this time of uncertainty, one thing to consider is food security. Growing your own food is something we certainly all can do to help relieve the strain on the system in the event of further service disruptions.

Too Cute to Handle

Too Cute to Handle

Kittens, you gotta’ love them…even if they decide to go on a reality TV show!

Bee Bombs

Bee Bombs

Bee Bombs are a great way to help save the bees and other essential pollinators from extinction. When Bee bombs explode, they disperse wildflowers seeds that, once planted, will produce a beautiful plot of flowers for pollinators to feed off. Pollinators are responsible for 1 in every 3 bites of food on our plate, so giving them a platform to thrive in is a fun and easy way to help save the planet. Way cooler than those other bombs we’ve been using all these years!

Raven’s Calling

Raven’s Calling

For years, Valerie Lamirande looked to find the creative outlet that inspired her. And when she received an unexpected gift from a friend…Lamirande knew that she had found exactly what she was looking for!

Meet Donny

Meet Donny

Throughout recent history, many power tools have been invented to modernize crafts like woodworking. Strict safety precautions must be adhered to while operating power tools in order to avoid serious injury and can be a daunting challenge for the best of us. Now imagine you were blind and still trying to do all of that…Well then, Meet Donny.

Surfing CR

Surfing CR

When the wild winter storms hit Vancouver Island, some people will shelter in place…but not these guys. These hardcore local surfers will wax up their boards, zip up their wet-suits and duck-dive into the dangerous waters off the rocky coast of Campbell River.