Author Archives: andrewfindlay

Summer Finale

First week in Septmber I headed to the Rockies on assignment for BC Magazine, there to hike and write about the Rockwall trail, part of the Great Divide that my bros, sister and I hiked with our late dad 37 years … Continue reading

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Coal mining in our backyard

Compliance Energy wants to mine coal a short drive from some of B.C.’s most productive shellfish producing waters in Baynes Sound, and also very close to a lot of coastal residents who object to a return to the Comox Valley’s industrial … Continue reading

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Vancouver Magazine – Safe House

Check out my article Safe House in the July/August, 2011 edition of Vancouver Magazine. This piece explores a man’s effort to cope with the grief surrounding his son’s heroin overdose and do something positive for some of the disenfranchaised residents of East … Continue reading

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Sprawl wrapped up in a pretty ribbon

When land speaks this is what it says Not so long ago I interviewed the head of Trilogy about the Vancouver-based developer’s plans for a large swath of real estate in the Village of Cumberland along the Inland Island Highway. … Continue reading

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Kauai with kids

Last two weeks in May, Steve Ogle and I spent a hilarious, diaper dominated two weeks in Kauai on assignment for West Jet and Red Point Media, with our gals and little kids in tow. A different reality, traveling with little ones, … Continue reading

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Recent articles – BC Parks 100th anniversary in Westworld and Kootenay Mountain Culture

Hey folks Tired of reading about spoiled rich kids getting drunk and trashing downtown Vancouver after Vancouver’s cup final thrashing? A bunch of my recent magazine articles are on the shelves these days. Check out my rather nostalgic feature on … Continue reading

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BC Business – the world of leadership

Hi folks: Check out my recent piece in BC Business on the strange world of leadership development http://www.bcbusinessonline.ca/2011/05/02/vancouver-bc-leadership-training-development

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The Dreamy Interior

Skies as blue as the Carribbean, snow as light as goose down. Oh yeah – air as cold as a traffic cop who’s under his quota. That about sums up a glorious swing through the B.C. interior with Lisa and Zola that … Continue reading

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Recent Articles

Before you use it for a place mat, crack open the latest edition of Up! Magzine (WestJet’s inflight) and check out my feature story on the Domincan Republic’s Samana Peninsula. http://www.upmagazine.com/destination/samana-dominican-republic Or if you’re sports fan, see my cover story in BC Business Magazine … Continue reading

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Upcoming Journalism Courses

Hi Folks: Coming up this year I’m offering two journalism courses. The World of Freelance Journalism This May 2011, through North Island College’s Continuing Education program, I’ll be teaching a six-hour introduction to magazine journalism course. Go to www.nic.bc.ca/continuingeducation/ for registration information. … Continue reading

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