Baby Grant opens his eyes

Crowdfunding page set up to help with expenses incurred from Puntledge River rescue aftermath

  • Feb. 5, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Baby Grant at BC Children's Hospital

There has been a significant, positive update in the condition of Grant Weaver, the baby that was rescued from the Puntledge River in Courtenay on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015.

Grant’s father, Doug Weaver, posted this update on Wednesday evening.

“Tonight Grant opened his eyes and had a look around. I was so happy to be at his side. The professionals at BC Children’s Hospital are doing an amazing job helping my little miracle along. Today was a good day. Again thank you everyone for your support.”

The update was posted to the crowdfunding site that has been set up to help Doug with all the expenses associated with this ordeal. To donate to the cause, and for more updates from Doug Weaver,  to http://www.gofundme.com/l6lwss

 

 

 

Just Posted

Additional funds allocated to over-budget Cumberland fire hall design

Council approved the addition of $125,000 for pre-construction work

Local musicians inducted into Comox Valley Walk of Achievement

Seven local musicians have earned their spot among some of the Comox… Continue reading

North Island Hospital Comox Valley looking for funds to open fourth operating room

One of the priorities of the Comox Valley Hospital is to significantly… Continue reading

Increased accessibility an uphill battle for former Courtenay resident

Brian George wheeled himself up Ryan Road as part of his Halifax Oddesy Tour

Average Canadian family spends 43% of income on taxes: study

Fraser Institute’s consumer report shows taxes accounting for larger chunk of income each year

Column: Mother orca’s display of grief sends powerful message

The grief of this orca mother may not be visible anymore, but we must not forget.

Seven people with ties to Red Scorpions gang arrested in B.C. drug bust

Delta police have secured 94 charges against seven people, including drug and firearm offences

Second measles scare this summer at YVR

An infected traveller flew out of Vancouver’s airport three times

Judge OKs Weinstein suit, cites casting couch’s history

Actress Kadian Noble can sue disgraced Hollywood mogul for violating sex trafficking laws

Employers to raise salaries 2.6% on average next year: report

Firm points to factors such possibility of more trade protectionism, rising interest rates

B.C. school’s pledge to ban sex outside of heterosexual marriage now optional

Community convenant of Langley’s Trinity Western University has been centre of rights debate

Better Business Bureau open for Torch Award nominations

Deadline to nominate an amazing business or employee is Aug. 31

PM Trudeau and federal ministers to meet on Vancouver Island

Cabinet retreat will be held in Nanaimo from Aug. 21-23

Most Read