The Comox Valley Doulas are a group of women from diverse backgrounds who offer professional, experienced labour support to childbearing women and their supporters before, during and immediately after the birth of their baby.Les Doulas de la vallée de Comox sont un groupe de femmes d’origines diverses qui offrent un soutien professionnel et d’expérience aux femmes enceintes et à leur entourage avant, pendant l’accouchement et immédiatement après la naissance de leur bébé.Love said having people meet face-to-face is very different than communicating online with "a little bit of text." "You can be a keyboard ninja all you want and text back and forth and then what?
"Even in an event like this you can still meet several people but you have that initial organic experience with them where really you can tell right off the bat: 'Are you attracted to this person? When asked if long-term relationships could come out of a speed dating encounter, Love said emphatically: "Yes, yes, yes." "If you're getting a vibe from somebody at an event like this where you know we're both here for love …
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The Plant-in starts at pm and goes until around pm.
Volunteers from the community are invited to fill the garden beds on both sides of Cliffe Avenue with summer flowers. Youth groups are also encouraged to attend, with a chance to win a party rental at the Courtenay Outdoor Pool.
Meanwhile in Kamloops, a new resident has brought a new speed dating event to that city.
Carmen Love, who moved from Vancouver last year, has started Love at First Sit, a speed dating company.
"You already have something in common." Kowalchuk, who thought the event was a great way to meet people, said that if people hit it off on the lift they could sign up afterwards for an actual date not involving goggles and poles.
"Maybe you'll meet a ski buddy for life and won't have to ride in the single's line any more," she said.
The Courtenay region’s long standing reputation of having remarkably rich agricultural quality, along with close proximity to clean waterways, drew many early settlers to the area around the mid-19 century, an influx of international settlers took hold, due largely in part to the continued expansion of coal mining operations in the region—Courtenay’s rich agricultural landscape allowed mining efforts to thrive as surrounding settlements developed.