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  1. Local firm purchases high-profile Valley propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Courtenay building is 10,000 square feet. Last year, RealStream acquired Timberline Village, a 30,000 square foot shopping centre built in 2013 in Campbell River.

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  2. Prince Rupert coast guard station hit by blackout, raising concerns about closingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Vancouver Sun

    This year's Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards were announced April 21, 2015. Here are the establishments honoured in the 26th year of the prestigious awards.

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  3. Brooklyn student a budding change makerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    More than 200 students from five local elementary schools gathered at the Stan Hagen Theatre at North Island College earlier this term to participate in a 'change makers' event, an initiative of Design for Change Canada. One of those students - Olivia DeLuca, 11, who is in Grade 6 at Brooklyn Elementary in Comox - penned a thoughtful piece that captured some key elements about the event, which featured a host of performers and presenters including Helen Austin, the Isfeld improv team, and young singer/songwriters Stella & Sophie Swanson.

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  4. Sinistrio slides into CumberlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Constantly looking for ways to push the boundaries of music, Sinistrio has found their own unique niche in the Canadian music scene. Drawing comparisons to groups like Soulive, The Bad Plus, Larry Goldings, and Medeski Martin & Wood, Sinistrio is a groove-based trio that seamlessly brings together modern jazz and retro soul with a unique kind of texture, tone and richness.

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  5. Duncan defends the fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

    Conservative MP John Duncan says the Canadian Coast Guard was a "bucket of bolts" before his party won office in 2006. Duncan was responding to criticisms from the New Democratic Party and others after an oil spill in Vancouver last week.

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  6. 50 RCMP officers searching Comox sites in relation to woman who vanished on Halloween, 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Province

    Police continue to investigate the disappearance of Julia Strobach who was last seen in Courtenay on Oct. 31, 2013, then 27 years old. Investigators have confirmed the last sighting of Julia was in the 1000-block of Braidwood Road, Courtenay, in the early evening hours.

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  7. Bantam Ravens rally to winRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Carson Foy picked the pocket of a Juan de Fuca defender and turned it into a breakaway game-winner with 1:19 remaining as the Campbell River Ravens bantams notched a 10-8 win over the Whalers in Vancouver Island Minor Lacrosse play at Rod Brind'Amour Arena Sunday. The win capped a sweep of the team's home-opening weekend, following a 17-3 romp over Cowichan Valley Saturday.

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  8. Singer returns to Comox after two decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Sue Medley spent years living abroad in Nashville and Bloomington, Ind. but returned to her roots four years ago and moved back to the Comox Valley.

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  9. CF-18 Demonstration Team pilot changed career paths mid-flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    The Bagotville-based pilot is at the helm for this year's CF-18 Demonstration Team which is training for two weeks in the skies of the Comox Valley, and while he joined the forces less than 10 years ago, he had one ambition: to become a fighter pilot. "A lot of my colleagues, it's been a dream since they were young kids.

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  10. NDP moves to protect BC Coast from oil spillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Ndp.ca

    In the wake of the recent toxic fuel spill off the coast of Vancouver, the NDP is reiterating its call for the Conservatives to immediately reverse reckless cuts made to marine safety and will bring the issue to Parliament for debate in its next opposition day motion. "This spill needs to be a wake-up call - Conservative cuts are threatening the BC coast," said NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.

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  11. City's bid to host the seniors games revivedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Campbell River Mirror

    The city's bid to host the 55+ BC Games has been given new life. While staff from the Comox Valley Regional District - Campbell River's potential host partner - weren't too keen on hosting the games, Courtenay's city council had a different view.

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  12. West Coaster Shea plays Studio LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The son of legendary guitarist Red Shea - known for his distinctive pick work and memorable leads for Gordon Lightfoot - Scott was immersed in music from the earliest of ages. He wrote his first songs when he was nine, composing melodies and verses in the back seat of his father's car where he found the solitude and resonance of the guitar inspiring.

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  13. Cinderella production features all-student castRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Hard work and sacrifice are the order of the day at the Phil and Jennie Gaglardi Academy as students, volunteers, staff and teachers have given up their spring break to rehearse for the presentation of their annual spring drama. "This year we're presenting Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical adaptation of Cinderella," said teacher and director of the show, Tina Jones.

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  14. Annual spring show by Monday BunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Spring is here and it's time for the Monday Bunch to present their annual Show and Sale. This local group of artists will have their works on exhibit at the Pearl Ellis Gallery starting Tuesday, April 21 and running to May 10. A meet and greet will be held with artists in attendance April 25 from 1-4 p.m. Barbara Martin is new to Comox.

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  15. Dawn to Dawn to be big winner from day of kitchen magicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Joline Martin and Liz Datoo believe magic happens in the kitchen when two women work together to create beautiful food. The two friends, under the name of Spices and Blarney, are collaborating to create May Day Magic - a fundraising evening of exotic Indian food and entertainment May 2 in Comox, with a goal of raising $10,000 for Dawn to Dawn Action on Homelessness.

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  16. Federal candidates voice concern on Coast Guard centre closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Local non-governing federal candidates have been quick to express their displeasure at the federal government's planned closures of Island Coast Guard services, in light of the Vancouver Harbour oil spill. Green Party, Liberal and NDP candidates alike are questioning the federal government's planned closures of targeted Marine Communications and Traffic Centres, such as the one in Comox.

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  17. Island Voices stage spring concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    From the music of Renaissance Cathedrals to the Kingdom of Spamelot, the Island Voices' concert, "Piety and Variety" is sure to provide audiences with goosebumps and giggles, and all emotions in between. Love songs, work songs, spicy Latin rhythms, and even a little jazz, make this a program that will truly provide something for everyone.

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  18. Strait Scoop: Where there's a will, there's a wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    First, officials in Campbell River and the Comox Valley won't bid to host the 55+ BC Games. Then they will.

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  19. Look further afield for doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Parksville Qualicum News

    Jing Wang is frustrated at not being able to find a family doctor accepting new patients in the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. What you are doing to access health care because of the shortage is both reactionary and ineffective.

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  20. Planned hospital move catches city off-guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Canada.com

    A Richmond paparazzo could be charged with criminal intimidation after he allegedly hit actor Ryan Reynolds with his car last week. Reynolds, who is in his hometown to film the superhero movie Deadpool, was the victim of a hit-and-run collision in the underground parking lot of the luxury Shangri-La Hotel Friday.

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