A Brighter Sunrise

By Doreen Marion Gee

Fisherman's Wharf defines the glorious James Bay experience. It is enticing, beautiful, eccentric, and full of that community spirit and activism that has always put us on the map. Gazing at the lus- cious blue waves and the miniature village of arcane water-borne homes, I feel happy that a unique way of life has been preserved. The tenacity of those gutsy float home owners combined with the reason- able perspective of a new CEO has led to an agree- ment that secures everyone's future. It is a 'win-win' all around.

The mood of the float home owners at Fisher- man's Wharf is exuberant and joyful. They are gush- ing over a new agreement with the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority that gives them security of tenure and a positive future at the harbour's edge. Huge unregulated moorage rate increases were threaten- ing the future of the float home community. But they found a solution and well-deserved respect from Curtis Grad, the new CEO of the GVHA.

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In this issue...

A Happy Man

Birthday Boy

Black History Month in Victoria

MLA Report: Victorians Face Challenges Every Day

MP Report: Denise Savoie Will Host Community Services Fair


JBC School Joins the BC School Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Program

JBCP: Resolutely Grateful

JBNA: Impacting James Bay

Kim Dixon - James Bay New Horizons

Maverick Resilience

Photography Oscars

Rev. Karen Dickey Talks About the History of JB United


Staying Healthy in Winter

Giving the Gift of Dental Hygiene

The Other Trinidad

Getting a Utility Pole Replaced

Who's Peekin' at the Beacon


Squirrel Nutcase

Letters to the Editor

Dear Mr. Mayor and Council

Councillor Madoff begins 7th Term

What...'Angels' In James Bay

James Bay Inspires

Overboard on Dogs!

About That Wheat Board Bill

Just a Walk on the Beach


One Positive Experience

Recipes by Conni Atwell

Warm Recipes for a Cold Month

This Month's Mystery House


Last month's mystery house was 634 Avalon Street.