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IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: How to write headlines that work

Joe Smith Special to the Record Whether you are writing for print,…

  • Jan 12, 2022
Gyrokinesis is a movement method that addresses the entire person. Photo by Ali Parker

Comox Valley resident teaches movement method called Gyrokinesis

A Comox Valley resident is teaching a movement method called Gyrokinesis that…

In a busy real estate market, the Comox Valley’s assessment values saw double-digit increases for 2022. (Black Press Media file photo)

Average home assessments up more than 30 per cent in Comox Valley

Assessed value is only one factor local governments use to set tax rates

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Crown Isle announces new partnership with Royal LePage in the Comox Valley

Crown Isle Resort & Golf Community is pleased to announce that Royal…

  • Dec 30, 2021
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Software systems are susceptible to cyberattack through the recently discovered Log4Shell vulnerability. (Stock photo)

Vancouver Island cybersecurity firm ahead of global curve in arming against Log4j bug

aDolus Technology Inc. generates first vulnerability reports to thwart hackers

Software systems are susceptible to cyberattack through the recently discovered Log4Shell vulnerability. (Stock photo)
CORE’s products take into account environmental concerns such as permeability. Photo supplied

Comox eco-landscaping founder honoured with grant

CORE’s Caroline Rutledge one of 18 in Canada recognized by BMO

CORE’s products take into account environmental concerns such as permeability. Photo supplied
Langley resident Joseph Roberts earned one of eighteen Medal of Good Citizenship awards. (Skid Row CEO/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Full house for Courtenay presentation by ‘Skid Row CEO’

Joe Roberts spent the day in the community, reaching out to others

Langley resident Joseph Roberts earned one of eighteen Medal of Good Citizenship awards. (Skid Row CEO/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
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IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: Trends that will impact business in 2022

JOE SMITH Special to the Record The ongoing pandemic has dramatically changed…

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Sue Pyper and Mary Murphy promise to leave all reindeer at home, but they will have a quality herd of other fine arts and craft products, including Murphy’s Oola Body Care line. Photo provided

Small-scale craft fair coming to Dove Creek Hall

Oola Body Care owner Mary Murphy is successful in part because she…

Sue Pyper and Mary Murphy promise to leave all reindeer at home, but they will have a quality herd of other fine arts and craft products, including Murphy’s Oola Body Care line. Photo provided
From left to right, Nomina Integrated Health team members Ainslie Patteson, Lisa Klco and Dan Klco. Photo submitted

New mental health hub opening in Comox

Depression, anxiety, chronic pain, PTSD, substance abuse, and even suicide have been…

From left to right, Nomina Integrated Health team members Ainslie Patteson, Lisa Klco and Dan Klco. Photo submitted
Janet O’Dell is a death doula, offering her services in the Comox Valley via her website, dynamicjourneydoula.ca

Death doula service available in the Comox Valley

“Everybody has the right to die a good death.” When asked why…

Janet O’Dell is a death doula, offering her services in the Comox Valley via her website, dynamicjourneydoula.ca
Anita’s Organic Mill co-owner Taylor Gemmel outside the Chilliwack location. (Michelle Gemmel submitted file photo)

Nature’s Path acquires majority interest in Chilliwack organic food business

Largest organic cereal and snack maker buys into Anita’s Organic Mill

Anita’s Organic Mill co-owner Taylor Gemmel outside the Chilliwack location. (Michelle Gemmel submitted file photo)
Monica Parkin’s new book, Overcoming Awkward, an Introvert’s Guide to Networking, Marketing and Sales, is set for release on Nov. 12. Photo via monicaparkin.ca

Comox Valley mortgage broker expands horizons by authoring a book

Monica Parkin’s new book, Overcoming Awkward, to be released Nov. 12

  • Nov 10, 2021
Monica Parkin’s new book, Overcoming Awkward, an Introvert’s Guide to Networking, Marketing and Sales, is set for release on Nov. 12. Photo via monicaparkin.ca
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IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: Good public relations are integral to success in the business world

Joe Smith Special to The Record I recently came across a situation…

  • Nov 10, 2021
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Hairpins Salon proprietor Staysea Brown celebrated the company’s 10th anniversary, Oct. 19. Photo supplied

Courtenay salon celebrates 10th anniversary

Staysea Brown has seen a lot of changes in the 10 years…

  • Oct 27, 2021
Hairpins Salon proprietor Staysea Brown celebrated the company’s 10th anniversary, Oct. 19. Photo supplied
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Financial literacy sessions being offered at North Island College

Finances are among the top concerns during this pandemic. The shocking reality…

  • Oct 20, 2021
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A commercial/residential building will be constructed at the corner of 5th and England in downtown Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo

Stripping, grubbing starts at former Courtenay theatre

Stripping and grubbing work has begun at the site of the former…

A commercial/residential building will be constructed at the corner of 5th and England in downtown Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo
A merger between Nanaimo-based Taste of B.C. Aquafarms and Blue Star Foods of Miami, Fla., will scale up land-based fish farm steelhead production on the mid Island. (Photo submitted)

Nanaimo fish farm plans to scale up production 15 times thanks to US deal

Taste of B.C. Aquafarms was acquired by Miami, Fla.’s Blue Star Foods Corp. earlier this year

A merger between Nanaimo-based Taste of B.C. Aquafarms and Blue Star Foods of Miami, Fla., will scale up land-based fish farm steelhead production on the mid Island. (Photo submitted)
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IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: Adaptability is the cornerstone of competitive edge in today’s market

Come gather ‘round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters…

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Owners of electric cars and bikes had their vehicles on display Saturday at the marina in Comox for Move 2 Electric. Photo by Mike Chouinard

VIDEO: Electric vehicle owners show their wheels in Comox

“The amount of EVs in the Valley has grown exponentially’”

Owners of electric cars and bikes had their vehicles on display Saturday at the marina in Comox for Move 2 Electric. Photo by Mike Chouinard