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Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

have Your Say: July 31

In response to the letter about how cyclists should "start" paying road tax. Do you not realize that cyclists pay income tax and municipal taxes and some even own cars.

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Related Topix: Tax, Canada, World News, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Decades in the making, Canada looks to institute a national missing persons DNA databank

Judy Peterson, whose daughter Lindsey Nicholls went missing in August, 1993, has been fighting for a missing persons index fro more than a decade.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Local artist Bridge to be featured at Filberg Lodge

Primarily a landscape artist, Ron Bridge has been busy the last year painting a variety of subjects.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Canada

Courtenay Comox Valley Record

Residents voice concerns on zoning amendment

In a public hearing at Monday's meeting, Courtenay council heard from several residents concerned about a possible zoning amendment at 907 Fifth St. where Ocean View Enterprises proposes to construct building with three residential suites.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Courtenay Country Market reopens

After extensive renovations and preliminary procurement of locally sourced meat and fresh products from Comox Valley and regional producers, Courtenay Country Market is proudly reopening its doors today, and will be open daily 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Fresh produce and meats including blueberries from Coastal Black Estate Winery, Island Pastures Beef, ... (more)

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Courtenay Comox Valley Record

Courtenay council denies delegation appeal

Courtenay Council unanimously defeated a motion by Ronna-Rae Leonard to allow a delegation of pipeline protesters to speak at its Aug. 5 meeting.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Art in The Garden show and sale this weekend

Local artists Dianne Devereux and Brenda Calhoun are excited to present a showing of their latest paintings in the peaceful setting of Brenda's garden.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Photography, Canada

Courtenay Comox Valley Record

Comox council turns down pipeline delegation appeal

In a 4-3 vote, Comox council defeated a motion to consider an appeal to a decision not to allow a delegation request from a citizen-led group concerned about the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project.

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Courtenay Comox Valley Record

Kitty Coleman campground celebrates 70th year as provincial park

The Kitty Coleman campground celebrates its 70th year as a provincial park in July.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Pedal

2014 Canadian MTB XC Championships a " Kabush Courts Historic Record, Batty vs Pendrel + Start Lists

Geoff Kabush , Canada's most prolific men mountain biker, is on the brink of history on Saturday as he competes in the men elite race at the 2014 Canadian Mountain Bike Cross-Country Championships at Hardwood Ski and Bike in Oro-Medonte, near Barrie, ON.

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Courtenay Comox Valley Record

Valley shifting to stage two water restrictions next week

Due to low inflows into the Comox Lake reservoir and in anticipation of low water conditions for the near future, the Comox Valley Regional District is moving to stage two water restrictions on July 25. "Given the persistent warm and dry weather, and the low snow packs this year that have been depleted, the CVRD recognizes the importance of working ... (more)

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Related Topix: Canada, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Courtenay Comox Valley Record

Lush Valley Fruit Tree Program begins for the 2014 season

The season is upon us! Lush Valley Food Action Society is holding a volunteer orientation session at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22 at 1126 Piercy Avenue in Courtenay for those interested in getting involved in the Fruit Tree Program.

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Related Topix: Canada, Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables

Courtenay Comox Valley Record

RCMP report

On July 9 the Comox Valley RCMP were called to a report of an attempted theft of a motor vehicle from the car lot at 950 Comox Rd. in Courtenay.

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Courtenay Comox Valley Record

Cumberland considering stance on tanker traffic

Cumberland council will consider this month whether it wants to take a stance on proposals to increase tanker traffic in B.C. waters.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Courtenay Comox Valley Record

YER tour through Wildwood Marsh Park

Two youth from the Youth and Ecological Restoration Program will give a nature tour through Wildwood Marsh and Forest, Sunday, July 20 at noon.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

have Your Say: July 17

Interesting that the CVRD Chairman and CAO are excluded from discussions on the 3 L Stotan Falls Development and that Comox Valley Taxpayers are covering the $10-20 thousand settlement.

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Courtenay Comox Valley Record

Sewer line upgrades to disrupt Headquarters traffic for remainder of summer

The City of Courtenay began upgrades to the sanitary sewer pipes along Headquarters Road and Vanier Drive this week.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Courtenay Comox Valley Record

Hot weather, hotter music at Vancouver Island MusicFest

Vancouver Island MusicFest invariably promises a weekend of memorable moments - and surprises.

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Related Topix: Weather, Canada, The Neville Brothers, Pop/Rock

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Stephen Hume: Sawchuk's stones of knowledge

Saturday's full moon is at a point in its elliptical orbit where it's closer to Earth, making it appear bigger and brighter than normal.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Courtenay Comox Valley Record

Grassroots project builds lasting friendships

A program dubbed Friendship Circles matches volunteers in the Comox Valley with young adults from the project, providing an opportunity to enter communities they might not have otherwise connected to.

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