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Geocaching: A unique way to explore Tancook Island

I must admit I know very little about the world of geocaching, but I do know how much excitement comes along with a group of geocachers arriving to seek some or all of our 35 caches. Maybe you’re a geocacher … Continue reading

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Island Life – School on Tancook Island

On Tancook our community is lucky enough to have one of the last remaining one room (even through we technically have two) schoolhouses in Canada. It’s humbling to think how many islanders have passed through those classrooms – if only … Continue reading

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An Island Eye Spy: Neil’s Workbench

If you’ve had much of an opportunity to read of my island adventures, you know that many a Saturday afternoon on Tancook are spent in Neil (my Tancook Dad’s) basement, yarning and carrying on with a diverse and seemingly ever … Continue reading

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Our Little Sister Island – Part I

If you think Big Tancook is small, let’s talk about our sister island Little Tancook… (that’s the one in the middle) … I should start off by saying that it’s actually a place I don’t know enought about (how embarrassing!). … Continue reading

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Big Day on Tancook!

It’s not too often you see road construction signs on Tancook – so this was quite a sight to see last month. It was actually a pretty big day on the island, not only were our road erosion issues being … Continue reading

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Life on Tancook – A Day Away…

Ever wonder what it’s like living on an island with no grocery store, corner store, gas station or year-round restaurant? One of my fav adopted Tancook Moms Rosa put together this account of what it’s like to prepare for and … Continue reading

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Stay Connected!

We want to make sure we stay connected as a community, whether you are an Islander, an Honorary Tancooker or one of our many friends. We’ve started a new page on Facebook to specifically complement this website. If you’re so … Continue reading

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Tancook Island Christmas Bird Count – The Results are in…

Every year during the holidays, volunteers throughout North America participate in the National Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count. The first annual bird count took place in the year 1900 and since then, thousands of people have participated in the event … Continue reading

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Summer has come to an end…but Fall has just begun!

It’s with a twinge of sadness that I write this note…with a chill in the air, the leaves starting to turn and my sudden inability to find a parking spot on campus, I realize that Fall is upon us. With … Continue reading

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