Trio Magazine

For Merville author Harold Macy, he said the space between fiction and nonfiction is where his writing sits. Photo by Ali Roddam

Merville author putting pen to paper

Harold Macy is not letting Parkinson’s take charge of his writing

 

For members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, shelters are not always the safest places. Photo by Ali Roddam

Breaking ground with safe housing project for 2SLGBTQ+ youth in the Comox Valley

Gukwas sa Wagalus or Rainbow House first of its kind in Canada

  • Jan 25, 2023

 

Piroska Müller is a German-born milliner who now resides in Black Creek. Photo by Ali Roddam

Trio Takes: Milliner topping the runways from Paris to Black Creek

Valley resident creating handcrafted hats perfected over time

 

Local author Harold Macy has released a new book titled All the Bears Sing. Photo by Ali Roddam

Putting pen to paper

Merville author not letting Parkinson’s take charge of his writing

  • Dec 21, 2022
Local author Harold Macy has released a new book titled All the Bears Sing. Photo by Ali Roddam
Comox Valley chiropractor Derek Vinge accompanied the Cycling Canada team to France last summer. Photo submitted

Trio Takes: Finding the right gear for others

Valley chiropractor and athlete assists cyclists in France and Australia

Comox Valley chiropractor Derek Vinge accompanied the Cycling Canada team to France last summer. Photo submitted
The Point Holmes Wild Swimming Society has grown quickly in the last couple of years. Photo by Glenn Naylor

Trio Takes: One swim away from a good mood

Point Holmes Wild Swimming Society take to the ocean every day

  • Dec 7, 2022
The Point Holmes Wild Swimming Society has grown quickly in the last couple of years. Photo by Glenn Naylor
Ben Coats works in natural environments about which people know little, helping to provide some answers about what’s beneath his feet. Photo submitted

Trio Takes: Carrying his weight

Highland grad grows career in geological surveying

Ben Coats works in natural environments about which people know little, helping to provide some answers about what’s beneath his feet. Photo submitted
Keith Parry has a long history in the music business, as drummer, teacher, music store and label owner. Photo by Ali Roddam

Trio Takes: Keith Parry slides to his own beat

Sticks to brooms and everything in between

  • Nov 16, 2022
Keith Parry has a long history in the music business, as drummer, teacher, music store and label owner. Photo by Ali Roddam
Grant Shilling is an outreach worker at the Dawn to Dawn: Action on Homelessness Society. Photo by Ali Roddam

Trio Takes: Reaching out to communities

Grant Shilling dedicated to finding solutions to societal challenges

Grant Shilling is an outreach worker at the Dawn to Dawn: Action on Homelessness Society. Photo by Ali Roddam
Perspective Design Build removes the parts of a house to reuse as much as possible and reduce trips to the landfill. Black Press file photo

Trio Takes: Unbuilding a new home

Valley company building to reduce environmental footprint

Perspective Design Build removes the parts of a house to reuse as much as possible and reduce trips to the landfill. Black Press file photo
Author Jordan Scott’s book I Talk Like A River was a 2020 New York Times Best Children’s Book of the Year. Photo by Ali Roddam

Trio Takes: Finding his voice

Valley author, teacher focuses books on stuttering

Author Jordan Scott’s book I Talk Like A River was a 2020 New York Times Best Children’s Book of the Year. Photo by Ali Roddam
Screen printing is everywhere — in our phones and computers, marketing and advertising, and in the clothes that we wear. Photo submitted

Bridging art and entrepreneurship

Wachiay studio teaches the art of screen printing

  • Oct 19, 2022
Screen printing is everywhere — in our phones and computers, marketing and advertising, and in the clothes that we wear. Photo submitted
Liam with his dad John Mackenzie. Photo by Ali Roddam

Putting the right foot forward

Comox footballer part of Whitecaps U-17 team

Liam with his dad John Mackenzie. Photo by Ali Roddam
Canadian Tire manager Keith Pistell with one of his many BMX bikes, all of which he restored himself almost from scratch - a hobby he only began two years ago. Photo by Ali Roddam

From rust to riches

Work of love restoring BMX bikes

Canadian Tire manager Keith Pistell with one of his many BMX bikes, all of which he restored himself almost from scratch - a hobby he only began two years ago. Photo by Ali Roddam
Eugen and Oksana Moisieieva, along with their daughters Agnes, 6, and Amina, 4, fled Ukraine this year following Russia’s attacks. Photo by Ali Roddam

Building up and building over: how the Valley community is rising up to support a Ukrainian family

The Moisieievas arrived in the Comox Valley in April from Ukraine

  • Sep 28, 2022
Eugen and Oksana Moisieieva, along with their daughters Agnes, 6, and Amina, 4, fled Ukraine this year following Russia’s attacks. Photo by Ali Roddam
Courtenay’s Nicole Havrda is training to compete in Formula 3. Photo by Mercedes-Benz Canada.

Finding her own lane: Comox Valley teen breaking barriers from behind the wheel

Courtenay race car driver aims for the fast track

Courtenay’s Nicole Havrda is training to compete in Formula 3. Photo by Mercedes-Benz Canada.
Black Creek’s Nicole Schindle adapts novels to screenplays. Photo by Ali Roddam

From books to the big screen

Black Creek author adapting novels to screenplays

Black Creek’s Nicole Schindle adapts novels to screenplays. Photo by Ali Roddam
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