VANCOUVER ISLAND NORTH MP John Duncan presented the Fanny Bay Harbour Authority with a 2012 Small Craft Harbours Prix d'Excellence National Harbour Authority Achievement Award last week.

Fanny Bay Harbour Authority receives national award

2012 Small Craft Harbours Prix d'Excellence in achievement

The Fanny Bay Harbour Authority has received a prestigious honour from the federal government — a 2012 Small Craft Harbours Prix d’Excellence National Harbour Authority Achievement Award.

Only two such awards were handed out nationally to harbour authorities, said Vancouver Island North MP John Duncan, who made the presentation at the Fanny Bay wharf Wednesday on behalf of Fisheries and Oceans Minister Keith Ashfield.

“There’s been about $2 million invested, most of that federal money,” Duncan said, noting the money went toward infrastructure. “It’s just a marvellous operation. It’s changed the economics of the shellfish industry down here, and their ability to plan and schedule loading and offloading.”

Duncan said there are about 550 harbour authorities in Canada.

 

Just Posted

Valley SPCA overwhelmed with 45 cats taken from local property

Many of the cats have never been around humans, or have never been touched or handled.

BIG READ: The two sides of the Strait of Georgia roe herring fishery

The case for the Strait of Georgia roe herring fishery Comox fisherman,… Continue reading

Applications open for record bursary, scholarship funding at North Island College

Current and future North Island College students can now apply for scholarships… Continue reading

Second Stage Players present laughter and love in We Are Family

Get your tickets early to see the Evergreen Club’s Second Stage Players’… Continue reading

Verdict gives murder victims’ parents sense of closure

A guilty verdict delivered earlier this week was “like a weight lifted off the chest.”

VIDEO: Can you believe it? This B.C. hill pulls cars backwards up a slope

Sir Isaac Newton had clearly never been to this Vernon anomaly when he discovered gravity

Comox Valley Hospice Society finds new Ocean Front home

Comox Valley Hospice Society (CVHS) recently announced plans to construct a new… Continue reading

B.C. girl and her toy monkey make videos to fight negativity on Facebook

Ava Ast created the Ava and Cello’s Good Deed Page last month

B.C. man sentenced for tying up, assaulting and robbing another man at hotel on Vancouver Island

Gabriel Stephen Nelson robbed and assaulted travelling businessman in Nanaimo in 2017

Deadline extended through April to nominate top B.C. educators

Second year of Premier John Horgan’s awards offers $3,000 bursary

Paramedic staff shortage at critical level: B.C. union

A number of units were out of service due to lack of staffing in Lower Mainland, union says

B.C. lottery winner being sued by Surrey co-workers

They claim he owes them $200,000 each, in a lawsuit filed in B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver

Fraser Health under fire again for taxiing homeless man from Langley to Hope

Patient sent to Hope shelter because a spot in the man’s home community couldn’t be located

Dead sea lion discovered on Hornby Island shoreline

Reports indicate animal was shot in the head

Most Read