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

    Sep 21, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    In future Comox Valley Strathcona Waste Management Board meetings, those on the board will discuss whether or not to pursue WTE systems in the future - and if so, which company it might think of hiring to do so. Earlier this year, an ad hoc steering committee of the Waste Management Board was formed to look into WTE solutions for the region moving forward.

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

    Sep 18, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... continues throughout the fall and winter. The next reading features Anita Anand, Sept. 28 in Tyee Hall, at NIC's Comox Valley campus. For details on future events, visit www.nic.bc.ca. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, ...

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  4. VIDEOS: Comox Valley celebrates grand opening of L'Arche I Belong CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Residents of the L'Arche Comox Valley I Belong Centre, along with L'Arche personnel, pose for a picture on the front lawn of their newly opened home. The I Belong Centre, a multi-unit residential complex and community centre, celebrated its grand opening on Tuesday, Sept.

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  5. Immigrant Welcome Centre offers English language classes to newcoming CanadiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Comox Valley's Immigrant Welcome Centre is once again offering Language Instruction for New-coming Canadians classes. The program teaches basic English language skills to recently-arrived immigrants.

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  6. RCMP Report: Stolen green Honda AccordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Comox Valley RCMP received a call regarding the theft of a green 1996 Honda Accord bearing British Columbia license plate ET953 on Sept 8 . The vehicle was last seen on the 400 block of Eighth Street, Courtenay.

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  7. CVRD approves transit agreement, continuing wood stove exchange programRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Comox Valley Regional District held its monthly Committee of the Whole meeting on Sept. 12. Here are a few meeting highlights.

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  8. Grains Bakery sold to Cowichan Bay's True GrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... said Bruce Stewart, president of True Grain Bread. Grains Bakery evolved from the long-serving Bunsmaster in the Comox valley under the ownership of Bernadette and Michael Pitcher. "We are deeply thankful to all their retail and commercial customers ...

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  9. Join Comox Valley Hospice for evening of music triviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    If you enjoy music from any era and are ready for an evening of fun with friends, drop by the Comox Valley Hospice Society night of music trivia with the famous VaLori on Friday, Sept. 22 at the Comox Legion.

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  10. Courtenay-based IT company announces acquisition by F12.netRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    After more than 24 years of providing IT support throughout North Vancouver Island, a small Courtenay-based IT company has been acquired. OnDeck Systems Inc., which formed in 1993 in the Comox Valley, recently announced the formation of a strategic partnership/acquisition with F12.net.

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  11. Stage 3 water restrictions to be implemented in the Comox ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Comox Valley Water System will move to Stage 3 Water Restrictions beginning Sunday, Sept. 10 at 8 a.m. until Wednesday, Sept.

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  12. Heat warning continues for Metro Vancouver, but cooler weather is on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | GlobalNews

    Tuesday is the first day of school and another hot one is on the way in Metro Vancouver, according to Global News meteorologist Mark Madryga. "Well it looks like two more days, today and tomorrow, with this heat warning in effect, with afternoon temperatures likely near or above records from previous years.

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  13. Victoria Cougars' system tested this season with just five players backRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Browning Sports Centre. The Cougars open their 2017-18 regular season at home in Esquimalt on Sept. 7 against the Comox Valley Glacier Kings. As a seven-time Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League playoff champion, eight-time regular season champ and ...

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  14. L'Arche Comox Valley I Belong Centre grand opening Sept. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The official opening of the L'Arche Comox Valley I Belong Centre takes place Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 10 a.m. The centre, at 1465 Grieve Avenue in Courtenay, is an 8,500 square foot facility, offering a wide range of educational and recreational activities for the community.

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  15. Island Health scraps pay parking at new North Island hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Island Health will not be charging the public, staff, volunteers or physicians for parking at the campuses of the North Island Hospital. The issue has been a contentious one in Campbell River and the Comox Valley as members of the public have been advocating free parking for some time now.

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  16. Softball head injury survivor calls for mandatory helmetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | CBC News

    Danielle Hitchner suffered a major head injury in 2016 during a softball game, but she was saved by cranial surgery. The death this week of 32-year-old Chris Godfrey after being struck in the head by a softball during a Comox Valley Slopitch League game has spurred another softball head injury survivor to call for mandatory helmets.

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  17. B.C. slo-pitch player struck in head by ball dies in hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | GlobalNews

    ... , according to a post on an online fundraiser organized by friends and family. Chris Godfrey, 32, was competing in a Comox Valley Slo-pitch League game in Courtenay, B.C. on Aug. 19 when a throw from the shortstop struck him in the head and he ...

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  18. Debate continues regarding bus stop at new hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The issue of where buses will stop in front of the new hospital was back on the menu at the Comox Valley Regional District's board meeting on Aug. 29. And after 10 minutes of debate among board members, a referral motion was approved to send the issue back to committee of the whole for further discussion. The board also approved to conduct a site visit of the area, and will invite representatives from BC Transit, the hospital and North Island College to attend.

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  19. Comox Valley RCMP report: Bikes, cars, tool, all hot itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    For the week of Aug. 22-28, the Comox Valley RCMP responded to 25 calls for theft from vehicles. Items taken from these vehicles this week included, licence plates, an iPad Mini, change/cash, a backpack with work documents, a battery charger and booster pack, flashlights, wallets, medication, cell phones, a guitar and a passport.

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  20. How will one bus stopping each hour cause traffic congestion?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The article in the Aug. 22 of the Comox Valley Record appears to be misleading. This is an hourly service that does a circle route mostly in a counterclockwise direction through the north side of Courtenay with only a couple of runs per day in the opposite direction.

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