About Donald Lovegrove

Publisher, editor, the voice behind BritishColumbia.com and VancouverIsland.com.

BC Books for your Summer West Coast Adventure

BC Books for your Summer West Coast Adventure - Caitlin Press

As you plan and pack for your upcoming adventure on Vancouver Island and the beautiful west coast of British Columbia, allow us to make a few suggestions on what BC books to read if you need a […]

By | April 27th, 2018|Literature, Top Stories|0 Comments

See what’s going down in BC’s Ancient Forests

Ancient Forest Alliance, Vancouver Island, British Columbia: Giant Redcedar Stump, Klanawa Valley

Almost 80% of Vancouver Island’s productive old-growth forests have been logged, including 90% of the valley bottoms where the largest trees grow and the richest biodiversity resides. Stumps as wide as 16 feet (5 metres) in […]

By | April 10th, 2018|Sustainability, Top Stories|2 Comments

Wildcoast Adventures

Wildcoast Adventures Kayak Tours & Vacations, British Columbia

Wildcoast provides memorable kayak vacations for adventure travellers that combine spectacular scenery, scrumptious food, and abundant wildlife encounters, including whales, dolphins, bears and eagles. Kayak with Killer Whales at their Orca base camp in Johnstone Strait, or take […]

By | November 2nd, 2017|Featured 2|0 Comments

Jurassic Grove of Old-Growth Trees revealed on Vancouver Island

One of several monumental western red cedars located in Jurassic Grove, on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

Several monumental Western Red Cedars are located in Jurassic Grove

The Ancient Forest Alliance has located an impressive grove of unprotected, monumental old-growth trees growing only a 90-minute drive west of Victoria, […]

By | May 8th, 2017|Jordan River, Port Renfrew, Top Stories|1 Comment

Cycling Malcolm Island: Place of Harmony, Northern Charm

Cycling Malcolm Island: Place of Harmony, Northern Charm by Gregg Strong, Backroads Bike Touring, Vancouver, British Columbia

I experienced late-winter cabin fever recently, and having always wanted to visit Malcolm Island and Sointula, off the northern end of Vancouver Island, I packed my camping gear, loaded my bike […]

By | April 11th, 2017|Cycling, Malcolm Island, Top Stories|1 Comment

Whales and Wilderness Glamping in British Columbia, Canada

Whales, Wilderness and Glamping in British Columbia with Spirit of the West Adventures

Kayak the realm of the Orca and Humpback Whales

Imagine beautiful, big white tents set against the backdrop of towering fir trees and the blues and greens of the ocean lapping at your doorstep. Revel in […]