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Tuesday Apr 15 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

Cumberland, Courtenay on board with MMBC

The Village of Cumberland and City of Courtenay have signed up with a new recycling system to be implemented May 19 by Multi-Material BC.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Watershed Society needs volunteers

The Brooklyn Creek Watershed Society will have a counting fence installed near the mouth of Brooklyn Creek over the next several weeks and is looking for volunteers to assist with the survey of this year's coho smolts exiting the creek.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

have Your Say: Selling water bottles to build new sign nonsense

Why is the Comox Valley soliciting donations and selling water bottles to raise $100K+ to build a new Comox Valley sign on the northbound highway when there is already a stone sign that simply needs a facelift? Couldn't the funds of those generous donors be better spent in this community for a greater good, such as homelessness or the food bank? ... (more)

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Keep furniture out of landfill

It's that time of year when homeowners are cleaning their outdoor furniture in time for the sunny days of outdoor entertaining soon to come.

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Courtenay Comox Valley Record

Number of RCMP members in Comox Valley unchanged

Like the past few fiscal years, the local police force is set to remain at 30.4 members, though it had appeared the force would increase by one member.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Web Extra: Heritage fair April 5 at CFB Comox

If you are fascinated with Canadian history and heritage, this weekend's Canadian Heritage Fair is sure to be of interest.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Comox doctor brings Syrian refugee camp plight to Alberni

A Comox physician who grew up amid war and upheaval in Iran shared his experience helping Syrian refugees with an audience in Port Alberni.

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Pique News Magazine

Turning off the lights not enough any more

Feels pretty good to see Whistler's name at the top of the list when it comes to saving energy for Earth Hour in B.C., this year.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Courtenay Comox Valley Record

Future uncertain for some Comox hospital employees

A significant number of St. Joseph's General Hospital employees this week heard they face uncertain future employment, as their jobs will not transfer over to the new hospital.

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Courtenay Comox Valley Record

Comox native band in partnership with construction company

The K'A3moks First Nation has signed a revenue-sharing agreement with construction company Britco to build modular buildings and rental projects on the band's traditional territory.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

CBC News

Search and rescue for false alarms costs millions

Cormorant helicopters cost $22,196 an hour in fuel, maintenance and personnel costs to fly.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Courtenay Comox Valley Record

Lighting it Up for autism

City Hall in Courtenay and Comox, along with numerous Valley businesses, will Light It Up Blue this Wednesday to support World Autism Awareness Day.

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Courtenay Comox Valley Record

Military engineers helping to build new stage at Filberg Park in Comox

The 191 Construction Engineering Flight sub-unit of 19 Wing Comox is volunteering some sweat equity to construct a new mainstage in time for the next Filberg Festival.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Unique art forum will push boundaries

A unique three-day interdisciplinary forum dubbed But Enough Art, Eat! will include readings, workshops, cooking demonstrations, carving demonstrations, music and more at the Comox Valley Art Gallery starting March 31. The event is facilitated by Grant Shilling, a writer, artist and outreach worker, in conjunction with the Dawn to Dawn Action on ... (more)

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Rhythm of life is a powerful beat

"The rhythm of life is a powerful beat, puts a tingle in your fingers and a tingle in your feet."

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Pique News Magazine

Sharpe cashes in during Showcase Showdown

Sharpe placed second behind Parrot in that event, then won the big air contest to take home a total of $12,000.

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