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  1. National honour for trio of local veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    The Minister of Veterans Affairs Commendation is an annual award, recognizing individuals, primarily veterans, for outstanding service to the country and their respective communities. Terence Chester, James "Stocky" Edwards and Ted Gibbon were among the 11 Vancouver Islanders to receive the honour last month.

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  2. Mayors get one-on-one time with ministers to address Comox Valley issues at UBCM conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    Courtenay Mayor Larry Jangula engaged in a telling discussion about policing contracts with Justice Minister/Attorney General Suzanne Anton last week at the annual Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Whistler. "What we're trying to do is have some sort of consensus on what a basic population-to-police-officer ratio should be.

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  3. Navy vets meet and greetRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    As part of the 2014 Year of the Veteran, Sunday will be an opportunity for former naval veterans, servicing sailors and the general public to gather for the annual naval vets meet and greet at the Comox Legion. From 1-4 p.m. the members of the Comox Valley Branch of the Royal Canadian Naval Association will be hosting this popular annual gathering.

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  4. Cadets take flightRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    The Air Cadet Gliding Program runs in the fall and spring seasons, taking Air Cadets for rides in the Schweitzer 2-33A glider and Cessna 182 aircraft. The cadets spend the day on the airfield participating in gliding operation where they learn airfield operations, circuit procedures, and theory of flight.

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  5. Tour de Rock full of love, laughter and emotionRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    My name is Lisa Harrison. I am the North Island Tour de Rock Coordinator. I just got home from one of the most incredible life changing week of my life.

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  6. Leftovers from harvest will attract cougars, bearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    With more than 230 cougar reports filed to the Conservation Officer Service in the Comox Valley since April 1, officials are reminding the public to be extra diligent with fruit trees and garbage. Conservation Officer Steve Petrovcic said there have been 238 calls directly related to cougars, including a recent attack on livestock in Royston last week.

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  7. Three face charges after shots fired in Campbell RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Canada.com

    In honour of International Coffee Day , we're taking a look at the 10 most caffeinated professions, according to a survey conducted by Dunkin' Donuts and CareerBuilder of 4,100 workers worldwide. Three people were arrested late Sunday and early Monday at a Campbell River home after people in the area called 911 calls about shots being fired.

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  8. Shots fired, neighbourhood evacuated in Campbell RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Three people were arrested last night after shots were fired and a neighbourhood was evacuated in Campbell River last night At 11:28 p.m., Campbell River RCMP responded to a complaint of shots fired in the 3700 block of the South Island Highway between Jubilee Parkway and Colorado Drive. Neighbours who heard the shots made multiple 911 calls, guided officers to a specific residence, Cpl Poppy Hallam said in a press release.

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  9. Feeder chinook are plentifulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Nanaimo Daily News

    A Sept. 26 report from Crabby's Charters, www.crabbyscharters.com, based between Comox and Campbell River: Most of the mature chinook have passed through our waters now.

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  10. Comox Valley's 'penturbia' lures like the Promised LandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Canada.com

    Kayaking is just one of the many exciting adventure sports for which the Comox region on Vancouver Island is becoming deservedly known. Michael McCarthy/For the Province The amazement begins the moment the Harbour Air plane takes off from Coal Harbour in downtown Vancouver.

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  11. Comox Valley Regional District drops to Stage 2 water restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    The Comox Valley Regional District is informing residents that stage three water restrictions will be lifted today, Sept. 25 at 4 p.m. and that stage two water restrictions will be reinstated until further notice due to low water flow in the Puntledge River.

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  12. Bike lanes must improve for utilization to increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Having had an opportunity to bike in a variety of countries, I find myself lamenting the fact that we have done little here in the Valley to encourage people to leave their car at home in favour of their bicycle. Time and time again studies have shown that merely painting a bike lane on the road does little to encourage all but the hardcore cyclists to use it.

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  13. Cowichan is the Burgundy of B.C. wine regionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Cowichan News Leader

    That philosophy concerning Cowichan's micro-climate - ideally suited for viticulture - is held by Andy Johnston, Averill Creek winery's knowledgeable owner. He explained how some of the Warm Land's lousy soils, and mostly sunny weather, lets vineyard bosses grow many varieties while other grape types remain elusive.

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

    Monday Sep 22 | 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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  15. BC Ferries continues to review new minor route schedulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | 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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  16. Helpards hosting exclusive dinner with BilodeausRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | 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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  17. Bucs win two on weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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