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  1. Bus fares on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Transit users in the Comox Valley could be facing a 25-cent fare increase for rides in the new year, though the price of monthly bus passes would remain the same. Last week, the regional district committee of the whole approved a recommended increase to bump regular fares to $2.

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  2. BC Ferries continues to review new minor route schedulesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    I am writing to update your readers about the new sailing schedules that were implemented in April of this year. After six weeks of community consultation by BC Ferries this past spring, the schedules originally proposed by the provincial government were refined on all of the affected routes to try to introduce the best timetables that still met the service reductions outlined by the Province.

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  3. Helpards hosting exclusive dinner with BilodeausRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    The L'Arche Comox Valley I Belong! Campaign has raised over $400,000 to build a house/activity centre in Courtenay for adults with developmental disabilities. On Saturday, Oct. 4, Dr. Paul Helpard and his wife Christine will host an appreciation dinner at their Comox home for donors who have pledged at least $3,000 towards the campaign.

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  4. Bucs win two on weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    After suffering their first regulation loss of the season Thursday, the Nanaimo Buccaneers responded in the best possible way, by winning two road games of their own in regulation. Nanaimo's Junior B hockey team scored 11 total goals between Friday's 6-3 drubbing of the Peninsula Panthers and their 5-3 defeat of the Oceanside Generals Saturday.

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  5. Liberal MPs accuse Conservative government of unfairly barring them from visiting military basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | National Post

    The Conservative government is being accused of playing dirty politics after revealing this week that members of Parliament are being barred from visiting Canadian military bases except under restricted circumstances. Defence Minister Rob Nicholson's office says the base-visit policy was created by the military itself, applies to MPs from all parties and is designed to "ensure the resources of the Canadian Armed Forces are used effectively."

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  6. Government accused of unfairly barring MPs from Vancouver Island military basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Canada.com

    Liberal leader Justin Trudeau welcomes Liberal MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones to Parliament Hill Wednesday May 22, 2013 in Ottawa. Jones won a recent federal byelection in Labrador.

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  7. Government accused of unfairly barring MPs from visiting military basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Ottawa Citizen

    The Conservative government is being accused of playing dirty politics after revealing this week that members of Parliament are being barred from visiting Canadian military bases except under restricted circumstances. Defence Minister Rob Nicholson's office says the base-visit policy was created by the military itself, applies to MPs from all parties and is designed to "ensure the resources of the Canadian Armed Forces are used effectively."

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  8. Government accused of unfairly barring MPs from military basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Canada.com

    Vancouver Canucks players and staff take in Northview Golf & Country Club on Wednesday for the annual Jake Milford Charity Invitational, the day before fitness testing and the start of training camp for the 2014-15 NHL season. The death of Serena Vermeersch, the Surrey teenager whose body was found Tuesday, is a homicide, the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team announced this morning.

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  9. have Your Say: Sept. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    A lovely bouquet of gratitude roses to Ramona. We run a vacation rental near the Goose Spit in Comox and refer our visitors to the IHos Gallery.

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  10. How do you get around?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Campbell River Mirror

    The provincial government wants to know how you get from point A to point B . On Monday, Sept.

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  11. Goals galore in Atom A Tyees' opening exhibition matchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    As some begin to mourn the end of summer, others look forward to the beginning of another exciting hockey season. The team members of the REHN Enterprises Atom A Tyees can be included in the latter group and the season has indeed gotten off to an exciting start.

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  12. Subsidized housing a complex issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Braidwood project in Courtenay has been in the news a lot lately as a social housing project involving the city, but the BC and federal governments have been involved in providing social housing here for a long time along with a number of non-profit organizations and some for-profit ones. BC Housing reported to me recently that, during the 2013/14 fiscal year, "the B.C. government invested over $3 million to provide subsidized housing and rent supplements for more than 690 households in Courtenay.

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  13. The Kosovars, 15 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    This picture was taken at a reunion this summer. Among those in the photo are Emine and Hilmi, who were 38 and 39 the year they arrived in the Comox Valley.

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  14. North Harbour woman heads SAR centreRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Nor'Wester

    Major Rhonda Stevens shows her daughter Sienna what is is like to conduct search operations from inside a CC115 Buffalo Search and Rescue aircraft based at 19 Wing Comox, B.C. during a 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron Family Day in October, 2013. Major Rhonda Stevens, Officer in command of the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Halifax participates in a Search and Rescue Exercise on Operation Nanook with Rear-Admiral John Newton and members of the Canadian Coast Guard at the JRCC in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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  15. Generals earn their first victory of the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Parksville Qualicum News

    After a tough loss on Friday night against the Comox Valley Glacier Kings, the Save-On-Foods Oceanside Generals snapped their winless streak, beating the previously unbeaten Westshore Wolves 4-3 on Saturday night. The Generals dropped their Friday night tilt in Comox 6-1.

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  16. Transit gets poor grade in Regional District of Nanaimo surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    However, the same poll also indicates transit is the service most people want to see expanded. The Ipsos Reid Public Affairs citizen satisfaction survey conducted 1,325 interviews with RDN residents in relation to the satisfaction of public services.

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  17. Preserve Baybrook; preserve the visionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The song is about the Franklin expedition and the news story was the discovery of Sir Franklin's ship on the sea bottom. The expedition to discover the Northwest Passage left England in 1845.

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  18. Stretch, runRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Photo by Terry Farrell Bill Parkinson and his nine-year-old son Ian stretch before heading out for the 2014 Terry Fox Run on Sunday morning at the Comox Valley Sports Centre track. Approximately 120 runners and walkers showed up for the event, and raised in excess of $7,800.

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  19. Bucs keep point streak alive on the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Nanaimo Daily News

    The Nanaimo Buccaneers have yet to lose a game in regulation time four games into the 2014-15 Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League season. They kept that streak alive over the weekend in two road games, suffering a 3-2 overtime loss to the Campbell River Storm Friday night and rebounding to beat the Comox Valley Glacier Kings 2-1 on Saturday.

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  20. Daring pilots of Cold War era gather for Victoria reunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Canada.com

    Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano. Annabel Gale had to wait 20 years and come "halfway around the world," but she finally met her prince - now an earl - and his wife.

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