About Donald Lovegrove

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

Port Alberni: Sustainability Champion on Vancouver Island?

Cathedral Grove, MacMillan Provincial Park, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Photo: BritishColumbia.com

In recent years, there has been considerable public concern in Port Alberni over logging in its China Creek drinking watershed, in particular over McLaughlin Ridge’s magnificent old-growth Douglas-firs which shelter wintering deer and is also […]

By | February 19th, 2016|Port Alberni, Sustainability, Top Stories|1 Comment

Paving Paradise on Lochside Trail: Biker versus Rider

Paving Paradise on Lochside Trail: Biker versus Rider, Victoria, British Columbia

A passionate debate is growing in Victoria over whether or not to pave a section of the Lochside Regional Trail between Martindale Road in Central Saanich and Lochside Park in Saanich in Greater Victoria. […]

By | January 29th, 2016|Cycling, Top Stories|5 Comments

Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown; Victoria BC

Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown; Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown allows locals and visitors to visit many of the top attractions in Victoria, British Columbia, between February 25th and February 28th, 2016, at a reduced admission rate.

Victoria […]

By | January 15th, 2016|Attractions, Top Stories|3 Comments

The Coolest Downtown Shuttle Buses in Victoria, BC

Hotel Zed: The Coolest Downtown Shuttle Buses in Victoria BC: Doris in front of the Legislature

Hotel Zed’s Downtown Victoria Shuttle buses have got to be the coolest free hotel shuttle buses out there! Most hotel shuttle buses are firmly entrenched in boring, however […]

By | January 10th, 2016|Top Stories, Transportation|0 Comments

Orca Dreams: Whale watching in ultimate camping comfort in the wilderness off Vancouver Island

Base Camp Kitchen: Orca Dreams offers kayaking, whale watching and luxury camping on Compton Island, Blackney Pass, British Columbia

Orca Dreams offers Canada’s first whale watching camp, with BC packages that include 4 days of luxury camping. Orca Dreams has twenty years of experience […]

The Tolkien Giant of the Central Walbran Valley

The Tolkien Giant of the Central Walbran Valley, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Conservationists Measure Near Record-Size Cedar in the Endangered Central Walbran Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Conservationists with the Ancient Forest Alliance have located and measured two huge western red cedar trees, one of which makes […]