Artist Robert Bateman berates Town of Comox

Artist Robert Bateman has sent a strong message of censure to the Town of Comox, which has now sent a petition to the BC Superme Court to overturn the Mack Laing Trust and demolish Shakesides, the house naturalist Hamilton Mack…

BC Nature supports nature house in Shakesides

On March 9, 2017, BC Nature, which represents the Federation of BC Naturalists, sent a letter to the Town of Comox Chief Executive Officer, Richard Kanigan,m expressing support for “the development of Hamilton Mack Laing’s former home “Shakesides” as a…

CVNS takes stand against Town of Comox for Mack Laing

The Comox-Valley Naturalists Society (CVNS) has stated its objection to the Town of Comox’s application to change the Trust of noted Canadian naturalist, Hamilton Mack Laing (1883-1982). CVNS, established in 1966 and formerly known as The Comox-Strathcona Natural History Society,…