Welcome to Valley Voices

Welcome to Valley Voices

We hope you enjoy this growing collection of stories and poems by Chemainus Valley and Vancouver Island writers. The Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society Writers’ Forum is committed to nurturing and sharing literature that’s connected to the people and...

The Squirrel & The Owl

Click above for Video ReadingStory Craig Spence / Art Diana Durrand Ptero was  going about his business one evening, searching for nuts, berries and tasty insects to eat, when – whoosh – Bubo, the owl swept down and snatched him up in her talons. He...

CVCAS supports Day for Truth & Reconciliation

The CVCAS fully supports the First National Day for Truth & Reconciliation and encourages our community to join in, honouring the children who survived Residential Schools and those that did not return. Truth and education are the keys, and the CVCAS First Nations...

Playing Scrabble with my father

These are his words – weak  wilt  sorrow  soul My letters could spell – death attaching to his word – atheist the horizon, a black storm front we both sense,                               lifting the hair                                                on the back of...