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  1. CVRD moving to Stage Two water restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Due to low water levels, combined with low inflows into the Comox Lake reservoir, and in anticipation of little rainfall in the forecast, the Comox Valley Regional District will move to stage two water restrictions beginning June 1. "The inflows and water levels in the Comox Lake watershed are unprecedented for this time of year," said Dave Leitch, CVRD's senior manager of water and wastewater. "The CVRD's local water conservation bylaw outlines the determining factors in moving to a higher stage of water restrictions."

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  2. Book review: Sean Haldane's historical murder mystery is compellingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Canada.com

    The Devil's Making, the debut novel from writer Sean Haldane - who was born in England, grew up in Northern Ireland and now lives in London, following almost three decades in Canada - is a powerful, enthralling mystery set in the gritty underbelly of Victoria, a world of prostitutes and quack cures, of respectable society figures masking secret lives, of volatile and often violent relations between the races. Chad Hobbes arrives in the colonial capital in late 1868 with big dreams.

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  3. The Time Has Come: Kenneth Paul Cooper takes to the Rivercity stage...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Kenneth Paul Cooper is a familiar name to many in the Campbell River and Comox Valley area, but this month, the Band Manager for the Campbell River Indian Band will transition from a life dedicated to serving families and communities and embark on a new journey. Cooper has been writing songs for much of his life, and on Saturday at 7, he will celebrate his passage from retirement to musician by sharing the songs and stories that helped shape his life in a performance at the Rivercity Players theatre .

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  4. Area B resident raising a stinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    The Curtis Road resident does not want to tolerate another "smelly season" in her Area B neighbourhood, which is near the Comox Valley Water Pollution Control Centre. In the fall of 2013, Steel requested action on behalf of about 22 homeowners affected by the smell, which is at its worst in summer.

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  5. Two arrested as Vancouver Island theft ring toll hits $400,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Canada.com

    Port Alberni RCMP has nabbed two men allegedly behind a massive Vancouver Island-wide theft ring that cost victims more than $400,000 in stolen goods and damaged property. Port Alberni RCMP has nabbed two men allegedly behind a massive Vancouver Island-wide theft ring that cost victims more than $400,000 in stolen goods and damaged property.

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  6. No decision on Area B sewer pump stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Members of the regional district sewage commission have yet to reach a decision about retaining the services of a hydrogeologist to study groundwater implications if a sewer pump station is construct ed at Beech Street in Area B. At its Tuesday meeting, the commission approved Comox director Ken Grant's motion to defer the matter to its next meeting June 23. Area B director Rod Nichol feels it's wise to defer until another study regarding the contentious issue of the proposed station is completed. Details about the study were not available because the matter was discussed in-camera.

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  7. RCMP Report, week of May 4-10Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    On May 8 police received a report of a stolen vehicle from a residence on the 2400 block of Tiger Moth Place in Comox. The vehicle was located shortly after on the Comox Lake Road near Cumberland.

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  8. Nanaimo air cadet aims to blaze trail for female pilotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Nanaimo News Bulletin

    Victoria Welte, drum major for the Nanaimo Air Cadets, has been awarded the National Air Cadet flying scholarship. She will spend the summer training for a pilot's licence at CFB Comox.

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  9. DMN & FRNZ offers an evening of jazz at the Little Red ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Bates Beach Jazz Series continues this Friday evening at the Little Red Church in Comox with the highly talented Jazz combo of DMN & FRNZ. After three years of rehearsing and countless crowd-pleasing performances at locations such as the Jazz Bar in Courtenay and The Royal Coachman in Campbell River, the Bates Beach Jazz organizers are thrilled to host this exciting combo with their high powered brand of jazz.

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  10. Kwantlen's beer brewing diploma first of its kind in B.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Globe and Mail

    Kwantlen Polytechnic University's brewing and brewery operations diploma program is the first of its kind in British Columbia and one of only three in Canada Kwantlen Polytechnic University's brewing and brewery operations diploma program is the first of its kind in British Columbia and one of only three in Canada Most university students mark the end of the term by drinking a few beers - not pouring them down the drain. But for the first graduating class of Kwantlen Polytechnic University's brewing and brewery operations diploma program, instructors were required to destroy the finished product.

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  11. Stephen Harper: The Musical returns for one show onlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    James Gordon's full-length musical play, "Stephen Harper: The Musical," returns to the Comox Valley, May 16, refreshed and ready to deliver a stern - but funny- reprimand. After numerous successful sessions across the country in the past 18 months, SHTM has kept up to date with the repeat offences and growing shame of our nation's capital.

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  12. David Suzuki to visit ComoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    David Suzuki will be at the Comox Community Centre June 3 at noon, as part of his Celebrating Coastal Connections tour. The Celebrating Coastal Connections events will draw on the long history of work, activism and friendship that David Suzuki and the David Suzuki Foundation have with B.C.'s coastal communities.

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  13. Pilot airlifted to Victoria after plane crash in CourtenayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    On Saturday morning a small plane clipped the roof of the Comox Valley Animal Hospital on Dyke Road, then crash landed in the hospital's parking lot, hitting one parked car and flipping over onto another car. There were no occupants in either car.

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  14. Reevely: How almost everything is Senate business in Duffy's worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Canada.com

    An Agassiz father who posted a chilling confession on social media to murdering his wife, daughter and sister, is dead following a triple homicide involving crime scenes in Rosedale, east of Chilliwack, and Langley. Tips on what to do if you encounter bears, coyotes or cougars on the streets or on a hike or even a bike Suspended senator Mike Duffy arrives at court in Ottawa on Monday, April 27, 2015.

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  15. Small plane crashes onto parked car in Courtenay sending man to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | CBC News

    The wreckage of what's reported to be a Polish-designed Wilga wrapped around a parked car at the Comox Valley Animal Hospital. A Comox Valley man is lucky to be alive after his single-engine aircraft crashed onto a car parked at the Comox Valley Animal Hospital on Vancouver Island.

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  16. 70 years later, Canada and the Netherlands still united by liberationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Canadian forces were recognized for their role in the liberation of the Netherlands from Nazi occupation 70 years ago in a ceremony that drew more than 200 spectators and dozens of uniformed service members and dignitaries to Campbell River's Spirit Square. The flag of the Kingdom of the Netherlands flew alongside the Canadian Maple Leaf as a parade of speakers extolled the courage and sacrifice of the troops who swept through the Dutch countryside in the final year of World War II in 1944-45.

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  17. The future of golf is playing at Pheasant Glen in Qualicum Beach this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

    Jake Lane is one of the local golfers competing at Pheasant Glen on Friday through Sunday in the CN Future Links Pacific Championships. Spectators are welcome and admission is free.

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  18. Ballenas Whalers capture third straight victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Parksville Qualicum News

    For the third straight year in a row, the Ballenas Whalers senior girls soccer team has captured the North Island Championship and are heading to the Island tournament in Comox next week. It was a clean sheet right across the board for the Whalers as they managed to win all four of their games without conceding a single goal from all four opponents.

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  19. Government Whip Duncan testifies at Duffy trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Hill Times

    Conservative Whip John Duncan confirms that Suspended Senator Mike Duffy was invited to speak at a fundraising event in his B.C. riding as a Senator and introduced as a Senator. Suspended Senator Mike Duffy, left, pictured on April 8 leaving the Ottawa courthouse.

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  20. Travel claim allegations against Duffy draw Tory MP, dog breeder to testifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | CBC News

    The Crown zeroed in on Mike Duffy's travel claims today, bringing in Conservative MP John Duncan and a New Brunswick dog breeder to try to further its case alleging the now suspended senator inappropriately expensed the government. Former Sun News host Ezra Levant also testified about two cheques he received for writing speeches for Duffy, saying they were for non-partisan, public policy events.

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