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  1. Canadian freestyle skier Karker excited for Dew Tour's modified superpipeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Vancouver Courier

    Rachael Karker is seen in this undated handout photo. Rachael Karker has a renewed sense of confidence heading into her second Dew Tour.

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  2. Union says arrows and gasoline tossed at striking B.C. assisted living workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | The Abbotsford News

    Assisted living workers will be "beefing up" their Courtenay picket line after picketers were allegedly attacked early in the week. Casa Loma Seniors Village and Comox Valley Seniors Village workers have been taking targeted job action at the two assisted living facilities since Sunday, Dec. 2, including manning a picket line along Headquarters Road.

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  3. Assisted living workers allegedly attacked while picketingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Assisted living workers will be "beefing up" their Courtenay picket line after picketers were allegedly attacked early in the week. Casa Loma Seniors Village and Comox Valley Seniors Village workers have been taking targeted job action at the two assisted living facilities since Sunday, Dec. 2, including manning a picket line along Headquarters Road.

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  4. Dangerous drug confirmed in the Comox ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Comox Valley RCMP are advising that recent Health Canada tests have confirmed the presence of a synthetic cannabinoid/fentanyl combination powder in the community. In October, the Comox Valley RCMP entered into a drug trafficking investigation in Courtenay, where a number of exhibits were seized from a residence, including a small amount of powder.

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  5. Gary Maurice WoodleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... staff of Hospice at The Views in Comox, where Gary spent his last days. A celebration of Gary's life will be held at Comox Valley Funeral Home, 1101 Ryan Rd, Courtenay BC on Wednesday December 5th at 1:30pm. Please RSVP to comvalfh@shaw.ca.

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  6. Two local companies to match all donations to Habitat for Humanity...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... residence on Lake Trail Road in Courtenay, as well as an 11-unit residence in Campbell River. According to the 2018 Comox Valley Vital Signs Report, 45 per cent of renter households in the Comox Valley spend 30 per cent or more of their income on ...

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  7. CVCDA celebrates opening of autism centreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Join the Comox Valley Child Development Association on Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 4-6 p.m. for the grand opening of the Comox Valley Autism Centre. Located at 237 - 3rd St. in Courtenay, the centre will be open to the public for the first time for tours.

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  8. Burnaby ridings rank near the bottom for returning their ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Burnaby Now

    Students vote in a mock election. But they will soon vote for real. The upcoming referendum on proportional representation could affect how elections are run for future generations.

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  9. Comox child care centre among $10 a day prototypesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Fifty-three facilities across the province - including one in Comox - will be used in an 18-month pilot project to test the "universal child care" plan. Tigger Too Early Learning Centre, a Comox Valley Children's Day Care Society facility, is one of the 53 prototype centres that will deliver child care at a maximum cost to the families of $200 per child.

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  10. VIDEO: Dirt bike stolen from Courtenay apartment complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... from the public to identify the suspect and locate the bike," said Cst. Monika Terragni, Media Relations Officer, Comox Valley RCMP. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 and refer to file 2018-14651. If ...

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  11. Survey says, North Saanich is the safest place in British ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    MacLean's annual Dangerous Places survey identifies North Saanich as the safest community in British Columbia as measured by Crime Severity Index , a measure that Statistics Canada uses to account for both the number and seriousness of crimes. By this measure, North Saanich's CSI clocks in at 27. 84. Canada's overall CSI by comparison is 72.9 out of 100.

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  12. One-person play Jake's Gift coming to the Sid WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Julia Mackey and her actor-director husband Dirk van Stralen are familiar with the charms of the Comox Valley, including its foremost theatre. "I think we first went to Courtenay in 2008 and just absolutely loved it.

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  13. Vannier swimmer qualifies in three events for BC'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Abby McDowell, a Grade 10 student at Vanier Secondary in Courtenay, will be representing her school and the Comox Valley at the B.C. high school swim provincials, Nov. 16-17 in Richmond. Abby McDowell, a Grade 10 student at Vanier Secondary in Courtenay, will be representing her school and the Comox Valley at the B.C. high school swim provincials, Nov. 16-17 in Richmond.

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  14. B.C. man who lost his home to a fire says it was caused by a cosmetic mirrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2018 | The Abbotsford News

    ... Jesse [Harris] has helped so much, with trying to get a roof over my head again. And Sandy [Kurceba] from the Comox Golf Course, he's helped out tons," said Trenholm. "He sent out a memo to all the members and they got me piles of clothes and even ...

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  15. Theatre production addresses Medical Assistance in DyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Comox Valley, with all of its wonderful opportunity for outdoor pursuits and gorgeous scenery, is on the rise as the "in" place to live. As well as being a lovely place to live and retire it has also become a peaceful place of passing.

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  16. Campbell River man's business is bringing old timepieces back to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Doug Campbell was always mechanical but he never expected to turn his hobby of bringing old clocks and watches back to life into a business. "In the beginning it was a part-time thing.

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  17. Going modular to help the homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | Vancouver Courier

    ... the new year, said Tania Formosa, daughter of Joe and Diane Formosa, founders of the Muchalat group of companies. The Comox Valley company is among eight firms, and the only one based on Vancouver Island, contracted so far by the province to supply ...

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  18. Comox Valley RCMP looking for missing womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Comox Valley RCMP is looking for missing person Roxanne Ahmed who was last seen in Courtenay on Sept. 26, 2018.

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  19. Supports service tax helping homeless in CourtenayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Since the 2015 homelessness supports service referendum passed in the Comox Valley, an annual tax requisition has generated $495,000 in the ensuing three years. Participating jurisdictions are Courtenay, Cumberland, Area A , and Areas B and C. Comox has established a $30,000/year fund to help address homelessness.

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  20. Denman Island awash with plastic debrisRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Denman volunteers worked all week collecting marine debris from shores all around Denman Island, while simultaneously Comox Valley volunteers cleaned up the beaches of Baynes Sound west. Over forty students from Denman Island Community School ...

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