The Menorah Project of Shirat HaYam

What the Bowen Island Community Foundation called the “Jewish Community Education and Equality Project” we fondly renamed “The Menorah Project”. Here is why. Every December, we have a community event...

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Low Hanging Fruit

The Bowen Island Community Foundation’s Neighbourhood Small Grants supported community fruit picks at three different island locations, and the planting of fruit trees at five locations on-island. We engaged eleven...

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The Bruces’ Garden

HISTORY: This project was initiated by an ad hoc group of gardeners wanting to see improvements to a garden at the south end of Cowan Point Drive. The garden was...

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Basketball hoop on wheels

With the pandemic still evolving for a second year, it was important to focus on a project that would encourage children to go outside and move by practicing or learning...

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TEDxBowenIsland

At the TEDxBowenIsland event there were 5 speakers and a total of 17 audience members. There were also 5 voulenteers, who helped with the overall running of the event. So...

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Scarborough Food Resilience

When the pandemic hit in March 2020, people started panic buying toilet paper, canned goods, and also – seeds. With more time on their hands and the potential scarcity of...

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Online Guitar Tips

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic my wife suggested that I post a daily guitar tip online that would give people who were stuck at home something to do....

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