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Courtenay businesses petitioning for referendum on Lewis Centre expansion

Courtenay businesses petitioning for referendum on Lewis Centre expansion

As the deadline approaches, momentum is building for Brett Hall's efforts to force a referendum in Courtenay for borrowing millions of dollars to renovate and expand the Lewis Centre.
Premier reveals job plan details, targets

Premier reveals job plan details, targets

Premier Christy Clark unveiled the details of her jobs plan at a Vancouver Board of Trade luncheon today, including a target to have eight new mines in operation by 2015. The B.C. Jobs Plan also promises an upgrade to the Deltaport shipping facility by 2014, in addition to improvements to the Prince Rupert port announced earlier in the week.
Comox man airlifted to hospital after car hits power pole

Comox man airlifted to hospital after car hits power pole

A 29-year-old Comox resident was airlifted to the Victoria General Hospital intensive care unit after a single-vehicle collision Sunday morning.

Comox man exasperated by dust from French school

Comox resident Jack Bode is stomping mad at the dirt around his home.
Fundraising continuing as Tour de Rock almost ready to roll

Fundraising continuing as Tour de Rock almost ready to roll

Comox Valley RCMP Auxiliary Const. James Matsuda visited Serious Coffee in Courtenay Wednesday morning to raise money for the Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock.
Cute enough to cuddle

Cute enough to cuddle

Kids and animals were a good combination at the Black Creek Fall Fair during the weekend.

Two high-profile social activists speaking Sept. 23 in Courtenay

Two high-profile social activistsTwo of Canada’s leading social and civil rights activists are coming to the Comox Valley for a special community forum Sept. 23 at Mark Isfeld School at 6:30 p.m.

Tell the government how to spend your money

Residents of the Comox Valley will have a chance to provide input on the 2012/13 provincial budget when the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services holds its public consultation this Thursday in Courtenay.

Goose Spit fire pit program working well this year

Despite the hot, dry summer weather in recent weeks, Comox fire chief Gord Schreiner told council Wednesday the Goose Spit fire pit program has been a success.
Battle of Britain remembered

Battle of Britain remembered

Cadets were out in force Sunday to join veterans at the 19 Wing Comox Memorial Aircraft Park.