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Alternative energy on the curriculum

A technician from Terra Tek Energy solutions installed an array of solar panels on the roof of Bowen Island Community School (BICS) just in time for the new school year. The 30 panel, 7.95 kW array will produce roughly enough energy to power the average home on Bowen Island, and…

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Solar Panels Installed at Bowen Island Community School

Anyone driving past the Bowen Island Community School (BICS) recently may have noticed that an array of solar panels has been installed on the school’s roof. In total, thirty-two solar panels, estimated to produce about 8 kilowatts of power, have been installed. This panel array is similar in size to…

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Congratulations scholarship winners

We are delighted to congratulate Bowen students Rebecca Underdown and Philip Bement on their past academic successes and wish them well as they embark on their university careers this fall. Both were selected to receive a $500 award from the Bowen Island Community Foundation’s Maggie Cumming Legacy Bursary. Rebecca will…

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Community support and solid planning brought Bowen’s Garden Gateway to life

By now, most of you have seen the new additions to the Cove in the form of the USSC building and the adjoining Garden Gateway. The Garden Gateway sprung up seemingly overnight in July, but the groundwork for this community amenity was laid in the Fall of 2014, when the…

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