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  1. Comox Valley boil water notice expected to last daysRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... of water services for the CVRD. "That will kill any potential pathogens." About 45,000 people are affected in Courtenay and Comox, along with people living in the Comox Valley, Arden, Marsden/Camco, Greaves Crescent and England Road service areas. ...

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  2. St. John's welcomes new ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | Coast Reporter

    ... first became acquainted with the beauty of this area when they began attending the Vancouver Island Music Fest in Courtenay five years ago. They have two children, Lauryn, 31, and Cody, 28, and are both avid kayakers, hikers and lovers of all forms ...

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  3. Hockey helps score a career pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | University of Victoria

    ... became an essential part of Kirk's academic career. His first work term led him to CBI Rehabilitation in Motion in Courtenay, BC. The clinic focuses on injury rehabilitation, often resulting from a WorkSafe BC claim. His second work term was at ...

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  4. 'Armed and dangerous' suspect arrested in Courtenay, B.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 27 | CBC News

    Saanich police advised that Michael Godolphin is considered armed and dangerous and members of the public should not approach him. A man Saanich police considered "armed and dangerous" was arrested on Thursday more than 200 kilometres away in Courtenay, B.C. Godolphin, 37, is slated to appear in court Friday on charges related to the Saanich robbery and additional incidents in Courtenay.

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  5. 'Not a pleasant place': Whitehorse skateboarders say park obsoleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | CBC News

    ... he says the city or another agency would need to take possession of the park, and help maintain it. He points to Courtenay, B.C. as an example, where a large, new skate park only costs the city about $4,000 per year to maintain. To encourage ...

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  6. Courtenay, B.C., seniors home shutdown sparks scramble for bedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | CBC News

    Gladys Pollard, , had lived at Courtenay's Abbeyfield House for 12 years before she was forced to move because of its closure. Jennifer Pass, coordinator of the advocacy group Elders Take Action, said the closure left seniors' advocates scrambling to find new beds for the elderly residents, amid a severe shortage of assisted and residential care spaces.

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  7. British Columbia farmers are invited to safely dispose of their...Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    ... Avenue T: 250-360-3030 DUNCAN October 4, 2017 Bings Creek Recycling Centre 3900 Drinkwater Road T: 250-746-2540 COURTENAY October 5, 2017 Comox Valley Waste Management Centre 3699 Bevan Road Cumberland T: 250-334-6000 DELTA October 10 and 11, 2017 ...

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  8. Catch The Passion of Russia on Vancouver IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Hear the works of famous Russian composers like Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and Rubenstein in an upcoming series of concerts featuring two exciting young Vancouver Island musicians. Susie Moscovich Presents showcases Helena Jung, cello, and Carter Johnson, piano, in a Virginia Graczak Music Scholarship benefit concert of musical entertainment entitled "The Passion of Russia" which will be presented in Saltspring Island, Parksville, Nanaimo, Courtenay and Campbell River this month.

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  9. Dementia fitness program needs volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The non-profit Alzheimer Society of B.C. needs several volunteers in Courtenay for the fall session of its Minds in Motion program. The fitness and social program helps Comox Valley residents who have early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease or another dementia.

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  10. South Island Highway lane closure Oct. 2 between Beachwood Road and Marriott RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    City of Courtenay crews will be returning to the Old Island Highway between Beachwood Road & Marriott Road on Monday, Oct. 2 from 8:00 a.m. until approximately 4:00 p.m. Expect single-lane alternating traffic on this section of the Old Island Highway for utility service installation. Traffic control personnel will be on hand to assist all commuters and emergency vehicles.

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  11. Kickers women, girls victorious againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... ir upcoming Kamloops tournament with a bottle drive from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Return-it Depot on Puntledge Road in Courtenay. Message [email protected] for pick up.

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  12. Puntledge Road in Courtenay closed Thursday for service installationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Puntledge Road, between the Old Island Highway and Tsolum Road will be closed on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 8 a.m. until approximately 4 p.m. for service installation work.

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  13. Squash: A crash course in preparing and storingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Amara Farm produce at the Comox Valley Farmers Market, Merville Organics, and Edible Island Whole Foods Market in Courtenay. Look for Coastal Rainforest Farm produce at the Comox Valley Farmers' Market, the Pier Street Farmers Market in Campbell ...

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  14. Partners no more: Glacier View Lodge announces cancellation of proposed three-way partnership at AGMRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... the community. The meeting will be on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Filberg Centre at 411 Anderton Ave., Courtenay. To facilitate the public meeting, the committee is accepting question submissions, by Sept. 25, emailed to [email protected] ...

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  15. Northern Pikes coming to Campbell River in 30th Anniversary TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... 2000s. The tour comes to the Tidemark on Nov. 12 with shows on Nov. 11 in Nanaimo at the Port Theatre, Nov. 13 in Courtenay at the Sid Williams Theatre and Nov. 14 in Victoria at the McPherson Theatre. The hit-makers behind "She Ain't Pretty", "Girl ...

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  16. CVRD considers waste-to-energy technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... way would be to move forward." The Comox Strathcona Waste Management Board splits its monthly meetings between Courtenay and Campbell River. The board will next meet in the Valley on Nov. 10 at the CVRD's office on Comox Road. That meeting will be ...

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  17. North Island Traffic police make two drug seizures in two daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    On September 6th, 2017, a member of the RCMP's North Island Integrated Road Safety Unit based out of Courtenay, pulled a vehicle over for speeding on the Island Highway 19N, south of the jurisdiction of Port Hardy, BC. The driver was subsequently arrested for possession of heroin and possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

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  18. Glacier View Lodge Preservation Committee hosting a public forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... by GVLPC. The meeting will be on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Filberg Centre at 411 Anderton Ave., Courtenay. The Glacier View Lodge (GVL) board of directors and senior management team have for some time been promoting to their staff, ...

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  19. NIC Write Here Readers' Series Presents Adele BarclayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Arts and the Rusty Talk editor at The Rusty Toque. Barclay's reading takes place at Cornerstone Cafe & Taphouse in Courtenay, starting at 7 p.m. Admission is free and all are welcome. NIC's Write Here Readers' Series showcases the richness of ...

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  20. Canadian's killing a mystery decades laterRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2017 | Post Register

    ... from his safe-deposit box into a fanny pack. He told his mother something was bothering him, then took a trip to Courtenay, British Columbia, to visit his uncle, who was not home. U.S. immigration officials flagged him as a possible drug courier and ...

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