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Louise Loik Writer/Journalist

I write stories, articles, strategies, scripts, proposals, outlines and ad copy.

National Observer
Silver miner, benefactor, green evangelist? At home with Ross Beaty

Ross Beaty will look you in the eye and tell you that he believes that "trees are spiritual beings," and that "nature" is his religion. He'll also talk comfortably about the "ephemeral" quality of our time on earth and rant about consumerism and what he sees as a misguided obsession...

National Observer
Kelly Konno goes from living large to small town Canada

It was a stretch to think that a high school girl from the 'burbs of British Columbia could ever make her way into the spotlight beside some of the biggest names in pop music including Prince, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, and Pink. And yet...

National Observer
Using art to blur the line between 'us' and 'them'

Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas carefully sweeps falling leaves off the path to his Bowen Island home as, nearby, a string of colourful Buddhist prayer flags loft in the breeze. The artist, born of Haida and European bloodlines, stands comfortably on both cultural shores, purposefully straddling the place in between.

Bowen Island Undercurrent
Wade Davis

Wade Davis A National Geographic Explorer for the Millennium

The Undercurrent
Disruptive technology

In a small garage, on a small island, a plasma scientist did something with particles that could change the world.

Bowen Island Undercurrent
An energy revolution

The tech industry leaders like Google will drive clean energy

The Undercurrent
Living the dream

Dancer trades life working with stars to life under the stars

The Undercurrent
Conscious cosmetics

Entrepreneur is in a lather over green-washing in cosmetics industry

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