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10 14 6 EDITOR ALISTAIR TAYLOR

PUBLISHER CHRISSIE BOWKER

editor@campbellrivermirror.com Taylor is a Campbell River-based multimedia journalist with over 30 years experience as an editor, writer and photographer.

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CREATIVE DIRECTOR ALI RODDAM

tammy.robinson@campbellrivermirror.com An award wining full time graphic designer with the Campbell River Mirror with over 13 years experience.

ali.roddam@blackpress.ca An experienced photographer, writer, and entrepreneur based in Black Creek.

Magazines, Digital and Events for Black Press, North Island.

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CONTRIBUTORS ALISA HOWLETT A journalist and communications professional based in Victoria. KRISTINE SALZMANN A freelance writer based out of the Lower Mainland JENNIFER COX A writer with a passion for projects that promote local people and business

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CONTENTS

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MAKING SCENTS OF SOAP

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Quadra Island Soap is best known for making handmade, natural body soaps and bath bombs

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COOKING UP BUSINESS

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CLASSY KATZ

Caterer loves to connect with people, particularly through teaching

They don’t make ‘em like they used to – but at least you can still buy them

VARIETY SERVES THE NEEDS OF DIFFERENT BODIES

Tailor the right movements to each unique body and the emotional benefits will follow

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POTTERY FOR PEACE SUPPORTS WOMEN IN AFGHANISTAN Artisan uses her craft to support a cause she believes in

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SMALL TOWN FEEL

Coffee shop owner believes a coffee shop should reflect its community

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FLYING HIGH

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A prairie girl finds home and inspiration on the coast

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CANDLE ART CREATING THE RIGHT ENVIRONMENT WITH ECO-FRIENDLY CANDLES BY ALI RODDAM

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andles easily add warmth, colour and atmosphere to any space, but their benefits go beyond that.

her boyfriend (now husband), she realized he would have sneezing fits after she burned candles; it turns out he was allergic to them.

Sandy Davies is the owner and candle artist of 341 Candles in Campbell River, but prior to this she was a candle lover working as a holistic nutritionist.

“The candles smelled good, but I had never really thought about what they were made of,” says Davies. “I had been a practicing nutritionist and would see so many people think about what they

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would put in their mouths, but not consider other environmental factors like soap and even candles.” At the time, eco-friendly candles weren’t readily available locally so Davies set out to make her own. “The basis was to make something eco-friendly, sustainable and biodegradable … I ordered a bunch of stuff, played around and after


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After more research, Davies says she learned some unsettling facts, like when burning paraffin candles, carcinogens are released into the air. “Just like you wouldn’t spray chemicals on your food, why would you breathe them in?” she says. “Seeing the black soot after I would burn a fragrance candle was really eye opening for me, proof of the toxins. “ All 341 candles are made with eco soy wax, which is eco-safe. Davies also uses essential oils in her candles, not only for fragrance, but also for health benefits.

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“My candles have aromatherapy qualities – there are ones that are super fresh and revitalizing, ones that calm and put you to sleep and ones that clear the air. Scents can create a welcoming or unwelcoming environment and it’s your space to make it whatever you want it to be.” Find Davies on Instagram @341Company or at her website 341co.com.

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COOKING UP BUSINESS

AND SERVING THE NEEDS OF OTHERS WILD BLUEBERRY GOURMET EATS CATERS TO CUSTOMERS AND DEVELOPS LIFE SKILLS BY KRISTINE SALZMANN PHOTOS BY ALI RODDAM

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magine taking a hobby and transforming it into a small business that also offers a way for people who face barriers to employment to learn valuable job skills. Kathryn Guenette did just that when she started Wild Blueberry Gourmet Eats two years ago. On the surface, it’s another catering company that serves weddings, corporate gatherings, and other special events in Campbell River

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and the surrounding area. Like more and more chefs on the Island, Guenette creates seasonal menus that celebrate the region’s bounty and support local producers. Dig a little deeper, and you discover that Wild Blueberry Gourmet Eats gives Guenette an opportunity to connect with people, especially other women, through food in ways you might not imagine. Prior to training as a chef, Guenette worked with North American

Indigenous Ministries (NAIM), a Christian non-profit (she continues to work with NAIM part-time as a mentor). It was during a yearlong sabbatical from NAIM that she decided to take what was an enjoyable hobby – cooking for others – and turn it into a career. She enrolled in culinary arts school in 2009 and it wasn’t long before she realized that running her own business would be a great way to help women who could benefit from training that prepared them


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for employment. Guenette remembers thinking, “They could maybe get into the workforce in a fairly safe environment with someone who’s got their back and is wanting them to succeed and move forward.” While apprenticing to become a Red Seal chef, Guenette quickly recognized that a restaurant environment, where the kitchen is separated from the customers, was not for her. At that time, she serendipitously bumped into Dawn McRae, who runs the Courtenay-based catering company Custom Gourmet. McRae offered to put Guenette’s name on her casuals list and gave her a call a week later.

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A few Chef favourites FAVOURITE EVENT TO CATER: “I think I like appetizer parties – cocktail parties. Appies are so much work because they’re so picky, but they’re just these bursts of flavour every time you stick one in your mouth.” FAVOURITE FOOD TO COOK FOR HERSELF: “My go-to is grilling a steak on a barbecue. Sometimes I’ll grill a steak and have nothing but the steak. No accompaniments, nothing.” A FAVOURITE PART OF HER JOB: “Seeing people’s reactions to feeding them is one of the greatest pleasures that I have. I love to cook for people and for them to go wow. Wow, that’s good.”

“I went out to a catering job with her and thought, oh my gosh, this is for me.” Shortly after launching her own business in 2016, Guenette reached out to the Laichwiltach Family Life Society, which offers a provincial program called BladeRunners for at-risk young adults who are unemployed and interested in receiving job-readiness training. Guenette has since taught two 10-day kitchen prep courses for 12

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BladeRunners participants and is willing to run more. “That’s part of my heart, too – to teach,” she says. She has met many of her current on-call staff through the BladeRunners program. Her hiring philosophy is if a person is willing to do the work, then they have the skills to help in her kitchen. Guenette recalls a conversation with another chef who expressed disbelief that a catering business

could work without hiring staff who were already trained in the culinary field. “My immediate response was, ‘What? No, the whole reason I’m doing this is so I can teach people skills’ … A bunch of the women I have worked with lately have said, I have no experience in the kitchen,” Guenette says. “And at the end of the job we’re working on, they’ve come away feeding gourmet food to people, being a part of that


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This past August, she and her staff catered a wedding on Quadra Island. Afterward, the team received a heartfelt letter from the bride and groom thanking them for making it a memorable event. “There’s no way that one of us can do all of that,” Guenette says. “But as a team together, each of us doing our part, even if it’s super basic skills, those skills are still important for the end result. And I think that’s exciting.” Learn more about Wild Blueberry Gourmet Eats at blueberrygourmet.com.

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CLASSY KATZ CONSIGNMENT'S OWNER HAS AN EYE FOR QUALITY BY ALISTAIR TAYLOR PHOTOS BY ALI RODDAM

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t’s pretty straightforward why Norma Jean Streblow runs Classy Katz, the WIllow Point consignment story she bought in 2014. “I love clothes,” she says. “I love material. I love buttons” The latter confession is delivered with a smile and an aside about how she collects buttons, has all her life and has a “great big can of them.” She loves the feel of them, loves their colour. She knows all

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about them, as well, what era they came from. It’s that knowledge and appreciation for the details that fuels her passion for Classy Katz Consignment Clothes. She knows her clothes and she is quite particular about her stock. “I am very, very picky,” she openly admits with a laugh. Classy Katz’ focus is on vintage clothing which means its not simply second hand or thrift store

stock. “It’s not a junk store. It’s not a second hand store. It’s a consignment store,” she says. Streblow only stocks the best quality clothing from the 1940’s, 50’s, 60’s and 70’s – basically from the 80’s-back. It helps that clothing from those eras was better quality than modern clothing and made to last. Streblow and her staff vet everything that isn’t in top condition.


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The value in vintage clothing is knowing that it has all been scrutinized for its quality. When you buy new, you get something that’s boxed and tagged and put on a shelf. You know Classy Katz’ vintage clothing is top quality because Streblow and her staff have gone through it all. The result is top quality, brand name clothing that is attractively priced. Her approach has generated loyalty in her customers and in her consignors. “I run it to keep my staff happy, keep my consignors happy and my customers happy,” she says.

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VARIETY SERVES THE NEEDS OF DIFFERENT BODIES PRACTICE, MEDITATE, BREATHE AT OCEAN MOUNTAIN YOGA STUDIO BY JENNIFER COX PHOTOS BY ALI RODDAM

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mber Baran-Tulle believes yoga is for everyone. That is why her yoga studio, Ocean Mountain Yoga, offers a variety of teaching styles. “Everybody is different,” she said. “Our unique bodies crave different movements. What works for one may not work for someone else.” She encourages newcomers to try a variety of classes and offers new students the option to buy a one month unlimited pass to try as many teachers and classes as possible. “We all resonate with a different teacher,” she said.

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While one person might enjoy a restorative yoga class where poses last as long as 15 minutes and drifting off to sleep is both possible and acceptable, others prefer an intense Empower Flow class with opportunities to practice a variety of sweat-inducing poses to increase balance, strength and mobility. Baran-Tullee has seen firsthand the positive effect yoga has on body, mind and soul. “I believe that even if we show up to our mat with the intention to gain understanding and improve our physical body, eventually we

will become aware of the emotional benefits as well,” she said. “Our yoga practice, if we want and remain open to it, can go beyond the mat. Who we are and how we are on the mat is who we are in the rest of our lives. “ These days, Baran-Tulle’s favourite classes to teach are vinyasa, kundalini, prenatal and monthly moon circles. “My classes are more like a boot camp to prepare you to live your best life, to tune into your own power and teacher within; breathing, feeling and making adjustments that work for your


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POTTERY FOR PEACE SUPPORTS WOMEN IN AFGHANISTAN CHERYL COUTURE LOVES HER JOB AND USES IT TO GIVE BACK WHAT SHE CAN BY JENNIFER COX PHOTOS BY ALI RODDAM

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feel like I could do pottery my entire life and never run out of new things to try,” she said. “Just watching a pot being thrown on the wheel is beautiful and hypnotic on its own.” Even more beautiful to Couture is the ability to use her craft to support a cause she believes in.

society. “Hearing all she had done blew me away,” said Couture. “Her unwavering devotion to the cause and the fact that she regularly travels to Afghanistan and works with the people there made me feel like it was a trustworthy cause I could get behind.”

She established Pottery for Peace approximately five years ago, donating 20 per cent of sales to Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (www.cw4wafghan. ca), a group committed to improving educational opportunities for Afghan women and their families.

Couture had been looking for a project to support but knew she couldn’t make a large time commitment on top of work and family. Then it came to her.

“I’m not a travel-to-a-war-torncountry-and-save-the-world kind of individual,” she said. “But I do believe that those that are reasonably fortunate in life should shoulder some responsibility and give back what they can.”

She is extremely grateful for the community’s support.

Couture was inspired to support Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan after attending a talk at UBC where she heard the organization’s project director Lauryn Oates discuss the huge impact education makes, not just on individual women, but a whole

“I could just do what I love and already do anyways and make that work in a charitable way,” she said.

“I think this year I should be at about $10,000 for donations and next year should ramp up even bigger as it will be my first full year not having at least one kid at home.” Pottery for Peace products can be found at The Crows Nest in Willow Point and at Artifact in Downtown Courtenay. To learn more, follow them at www.facebook.com/ potteryforpeace.

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or Quadra Island artisan soap maker Naomi Terry, there is no such thing as an ordinary soap.

buttermilk pancake and blueberry flapjack scented soaps to give out as wedding favours.

“I usually have between 35-40 scents to choose from so there is always something for everyone,” she said. “My most far-out creation was a nacho cheese soap created as a gift for the owner of Taco Bell in the U.S.”

“I love the creative outlet of having someone come to me with an idea and being able to create it in a soap,” said Terry.

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Quadra Island Soap is best known for making handmade, natural body soaps and bath bombs but Terry has also collaborated with Qualicum Beach painter Christie Carter-Tokairin to create an environmentally-friendly soap

designed for cleaning natural bristle paint brushes. Because it’s a private label soap, Quadra Island Soaps does not retail it. Anyone wishing to purchase it can do so through Revived Vintage, either online or at their store in Qualicum Beach. Terry is a long time Quadra Island resident (she moved to the island with her parents in 1978) and is thrilled with the support she’s received from the community since she began soap making in 2011.


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“I love my community and the support I get from everyone,” she said. “I have one lady who buys a large selection of soap several times a year with the sole purpose of giving it away to others. To know that someone loves what I make so much that they want to share it with others – that makes it all worth while.” In addition to markets and festivals throughout the year, Quadra Island Soaps are available at The Cove Pharmacy, Works of H’Art and Tsa-Kwa-Luten Lodge on Quadra Island and Island Sewing Centre, French Creek Collective, Miracle Way Vacuums, Painters Lodge, Saratoga Gifts and Midland Gifts in Campbell River. Follow them on Facebook at @Quadra.Island. Soap to learn more.

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SMALL TOWN FEEL

SERIOUS COFFEE BYPASSES THE HIGH-PRESSURE TRENDY BARISTA ATMOSPHERE BY ALISA HOWLETT PHOTOS BY ALI RODDAM

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hat feeling when you’re waiting in line at your local coffee shop and the person in front of you orders a triple, venti, half sweet, non-fat, vanilla latte with extra foam – it can be a bit obnoxious, to say the least. When Nicole Husby first moved to Vancouver Island placing her drink order for the first few times was unnerving, especially compared to her local coffee shop on Haida Gwaii where she worked as a young teen. “People were ordering a tall this, a skinny that,” she remembers. “It can be intimidating walking into a Starbucks.” That’s partly the reason why Husby saw an opportunity when the Serious Coffee in Campbell River came up for sale. “I would go into a Serious and it just felt cozy. It feels like you’re going into an Island coffee shop – there’s not all this pressure to order perfectly,” she says. “And I love how they reflect not only the owners, but also the community, in which they are in.” Husby took over Serious in April and immediately shut down for a month for renovations. She completely gutted the space and re-designed the interior, adding new finishes that reflect the locale, including tables made from reclaimed wood from barns and structures on the North Island. The interior décor isn’t the only thing Husby has livened up; three nights a week she hosts a music jam, totally enhanced by a full liquor license. Serious is also a venue for other weekly and monthly events, including fundraisers. “With the community support, I’m just so happy and honoured that they’ve given the Serious a second chance,” Husby says. “Being from a small town you take care of each other and this is the first place I’ve lived where it feel like home, home.” Stop by 2253 South Island Hwy for Husby’s favourite drink London Fog or find Serious Coffee Campbell River on Facebook for upcoming events.

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hances are that beautiful coffee shop, retail space, car dealership or even medical office has something in common – the person who designed it. Desiree Ross, owner and Principal Designer at Modlux Interiors, has designed projects big, and small, all over Vancouver Island, with a focus

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on Campbell River and the North Island. “I do everything, from the building permit stage right down to tea towels,” says Ross. “From small residential consultations up to full large-scale commercial.” Since graduating in 2007, Ross has been focused on design and since

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FLYING HIGH

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ome of the most awe-inspiring, stunning spectacles our natural surroundings have to offer are only accessible by the most exclusive means of transportation – helicopter, for instance. A destination that would take hours or days by land can be reached in a fraction of the time by flight.

loves about his chosen profession as a helicopter pilot. Fleury pilots sightseeing tours for 49 North Helicopters, a Campbell River-based company that offers both pilot license training and adventure tours that promise panoramic postcard views of sites like Quadra Island, Desolation Sound, and the Comox Glacier.

It’s one of the things Bastian Fleury

Fleury came to B.C. from his home

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country of Switzerland in 2015 for 49 North’s flight school. He had started flying planes at age 20, following in the footsteps of his father who was also a pilot. “It’s always been basically,” he says.

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As for why Campbell River, he says, “I was born in the mountains so I wanted to train where the mountains are.” After obtaining his license, he was asked to stay on as a tour guide. “I wanted to stay here but I was ready to go anywhere – when you are a young pilot you need to be ready to go anywhere in the world,” Fleury says. During the summer tourist season, the pilots are out from 8 a.m. or earlier until the evening. He spends so much time outdoors – flying, kayaking, paddleboarding, or on his zodiac – that it made sense to keep his indoor living space as efficient and low maintenance as possible. To that end, he enlisted a friend who is a carpenter to help him build a tiny home which they recently completed. Four years since graduating from 49 North’s flight school, Fleury is now training to teach other aspiring

helicopter pilots. When we spoke, he was preparing for exams so that he could start teaching this winter. It’s a chance to share a passion for flying and nature that is evident on his Instagram account (instagram.com/ babafleury/), where he posts photos of paddleboarding among glaciers, taking his zodiac around Mitlenatch Island, and his flights for 49 North (including one where a snowy mountain range was the backdrop for a passenger’s proposal).

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He observes that many other helicopter tour companies offer flights where passengers can see the cityscape from above. Beautiful views, to be sure, but Fleury enjoys leaving civilization behind. Of the tours offered by 49 North Helicopters, his favourite is the 90 minute excursion above the Coast Mountain range. Says the pilot, “Most of the places we go, there’s absolutely no way to access them. You need an aircraft.”

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10 QUESTIONS WITH NYCKY-JAY VANJECEK Photographer Nycky-Jay Vanjecek is a prairie girl who now calls the coast a place where she can breathe deep, happy breaths. She is passionate about love and light and likes to capture the fresh and romantic essences of people through her phootgraphy business Bluetree Photography.

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What was your biggest challenge in creating a photography business? The very biggest challenge was and continues to be combining the art and the business of photography. Finding a balance of camera in hand and structuring days in front of the computer while staying inspired and creative. Where or how did you develop your talent? I was first given a "le clic" film camera when I was quite young by my uncle. Later, in high school, he passed down his Minolta and I found myself falling in love with the process of creating an image. What do you do to keep on top of your game? Recently it has been attending The Arc Experience conference in Vancouver for the last three years. The biggest way I have found to develop my photography is constantly taking my camera out creating images. What other photographers do you admire? Nikki Boon @nikiboonphoto and May Xiong @ abstract_numbers have had my heart. Such art and emotion in their storytelling. I also admire so many local photographers who have grown a beautiful community of support and friendship for which I am thankful for.  In what other areas are you creative? Exploring and playing with my young children and letting their wonder and imagination lead me on wonderful adventures.

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What do you love about Blue Rodeo (which you say you could listen to forever)? Listening to Blue Rodeo feels like home. I grew up listening to quite a bit of Blue Rodeo living in Saskatchewan and some of my best memories are connected to their songs. What do you love about Campbell River? Honestly? Everything. Completely surrounded by the natural beauty of ocean, forests, lakes and mountains to explore and a sense of community.  Where did you grow up? I was born and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan sharing quite a bit of time and memories in a small town called Radisson. What was the best piece of advice you ever heard? Accept your own path and live a life that you love, do things that make you happy, be the best version of you. - Helena and Laurent

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