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Diffenbachia is also known as dumb cane. Chewing a portion of its stem can render someone temporarily but painfully speechless, as the calcium oxalate crystals in it can cause throat and mouth swelling. (File photo by Advocate news services)

Pretty but toxic: Watch toddlers around these houseplants

When visiting friends or family who have both houseplants and young children,…


May 11, 2022 -Daughter and father, Tania and Mario Conforti photographed in one of the homes they've built for a business feature in Boulevard magazine.. Don Denton photograph.

Family business

Confortis thrive as a family and as work mates

  • Jun 29, 2022


Lia Crowe photography

Where time stands still

Timeless design preserves character of this beautiful heritage home

  • Jan 14, 2022


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Local insight is key to navigating a hot Tofino real estate market

Tofino offers so much to do year round, whether you are into…

  • Aug 2, 2021
Tia lead photo