Final Fat Oyster production of 2014 on Wednesday

The Fat Oyster Reading Series has hosted an impressive list of Canadian authors at the Fanny Bay Hall. This year’s series is culminating on Wednesday, Nov. 26  featuring nationally-recognized author and humorist Des Kennedy.  Don’t miss the last Fat Oyster event of 2014!

Kennedy, from Denman Island, is an award-winning author, and former gardening columnist for the Globe and Mail.

Included in Wednesday’s line-up is Saskatchewan author and poet Bruce Rice, winner of numerous literary awards, whose book The Trouble with Beauty was published in 2014. Also on the bill is Victoria’s author and poet, Rhona McAdam. She is a passionate food activist and holistic nutritionist who is an avid advocate of urban agriculture. The Fanny Bay Hall doors open at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $5 at the door. For more information, see the Fanny Bay Hall website: bit.ly/1zHWBGD.

 

Just Posted

High winds cancel slew of BC Ferries sailings

Travel to and from Victoria and Vancouver as well as Northern Gulf Islands affected

Driftwood Mall hosts Christmas tree silent auction for YANA

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas — at the Driftwood… Continue reading

Single vehicle crash on Old Island Highway sends driver to hospital

A single-vehicle crash just north of Courtenay early Friday morning sent one… Continue reading

Annual Sharing the Christmas Spirit Hamper Program is underway

A fundraising dance will be held for the program next Saturday at the Native Sons Hall.

VIDEO: Rare comic showing Superman’s 1st appearance to be auctioned

The 1938 comic features Superman hoisting a car over his head

Coquihalla closed both directions near Merritt

Detours are available via Hwy. 8 and Hwy. 1

VIDEO: The Last Jedi is going to be the longest ‘Star Wars’ movie yet

Newest movie in the franchise will beat Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week.

PHOTOS: Procession and funeral for Const. John Davidson

Thousands attended celebration of life for Abbotsford police officer

B.C. Liberal leadership candidates debate different paths for party

Third debate held Sunday, Nov. 19 at Nanaimo’s Vancouver Island Conference Centre

Apology to Canadians persecuted for being gay coming Nov. 28: Trudeau

Thousands were fired from the military, RCMP and public service because of their sexual orientation

Heavy rains, winds hit B.C.’s south coast

Localized flooding, gusts up to 70 km/hr expected for the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island

LIVE: BC Liberals kick off leadership debate in Nanaimo

Candidates’ forum is at noon at Vancouver Island Conference Centre

Most Read