by Christine Dickinson, Deborah Griffiths, Judy Hagen, Catherine Siba
“While Watershed Moments: A Pictorial History of Courtenay and District’s main focus is on the Comox Valley it also gives readers a glimpse of important events in history that helped shaped the fabric of Vancouver Island.” Nanaimo Bulletin. This pictorial history, with all proceeds going to the Courtenay and District Museum was published by Harbour Publishing and was a third prize finalist in the British Columbia Historical Federation Lieutenant Governor’s Historic Writing Award 2016. Production was a team effort with authors Dickinson, Griffiths, Hagen and Siba. Lithographer, Ernst Vegt scanned and repaired over 150 images ranging from glass plate negatives to tintypes, snapshots and hand-tinted images. Design by Li Eng-Lodge, editing Audrey McClellan.