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Affordable A-Frame Cabins in Tofino

Storm season in Tofino is almost here and what better place to take it in than these A-frame cabins perched right on the inlet?

By Julia Dilworth

Island Diaries: Sarah Neufeld, violinist for Arcade Fire and Bell Orchestre

I found a lot of music when I was 17 that struck me: this could not have come from here. This has been made in a place so different, from a harder place.

By Breakwater Mag

What's Happening: November 4-11

Here's what happening on the Island this week.

By Breakwater Mag

Three Vancouver Island Chefs Give us Their Version of the Ubiquitous Grilled Cheese

Vancouver Island chefs let loose on a comfort-food classic.

By Julia Dilworth

Vancouver Island Pubs Worth Travelling For

Our resident beer expert, Rob Mangelsdorf, gives his pick for the best Vancouver Island pubs worth travelling for.

By Rob Mangelsdorf

Tofino Councillor Andrea McQuade on Local Politics, Slinging Noodles and Community

We caught up with Andrea to talk all things local politics, competitive sport fishing, and life in Tofino.

By Dre Turner

 

What’s Happening: October 7-13

We've got events dedicated to every kind of fascination this week: geek-chic burlesque, soup, mushrooms, fresh hopped beers, and Vancouver Island’s infamous cult leader Brother XII.

By Breakwater Mag

Q&A with Chef Warren Barr of Pluvio Restaurant and Rooms

In case you missed it, Pluvio made headlines earlier this spring as one of En Route Magazine's nominees for "Canada's Best New Restaurant." We caught up with Chef Warren Barr to see what the buzz is all about.

By Julia Dilworth

No Sad Drapery Here—Kwa’lilas Hotel is a Stylish and Comfortable Place to Sleep

Kwa’lilas Hotel means “a place to sleep," and for those staying in Port Hardy, this First Nations-owned hotel is a pretty nice one to do just that.

By Julia Dilworth

What’s Happening: September 29-October 6

Here's what's happening on the Island this week.

By Breakwater Mag

The Best Part of the Malahat Is This Roadside Burger Shack

The Malahat Burger Shack is not a fast food joint, and yes, the burgers are delicious.

By Julia Dilworth

Q&A With Cumberland-Based Illustrator Alex Maertz

We chatted with Alex to learn more about her process, her inspiration, and some fun facts about her dog, Roo.

By Julia Crawford