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Jan Smith (right) leads by doing with energy and enthusiasm, supporting other volunteers in our education work, restoration of native plants on the property and managing our growing organization. Here she is leading a group tour at the facility. The facility is closed to the public until further notice, due to the discovery of avian flu in the Comox Valley.

Vancouver Island bird rescue centre closes public access to protect against avian flu

Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society Visitor Centre closes to protect against avian flu

  • May 17, 2022
Jan Smith (right) leads by doing with energy and enthusiasm, supporting other volunteers in our education work, restoration of native plants on the property and managing our growing organization. Here she is leading a group tour at the facility. The facility is closed to the public until further notice, due to the discovery of avian flu in the Comox Valley.
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Letter: Huffing and puffing about E&N corridor

Why don’t we do what is possible now (tear up the tracks and build the Salish Coast Connector Trail)

  • May 17, 2022
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Letter: Can we support change to electric vehicles?

Where are the numbers to confirm that the electrical grid at all levels can support the charging

  • May 16, 2022
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The Proper Table. Photography by Lia Crowe

Dinner around the world

The Proper Table’s Supper Series offers faraway flavours, right at home

  • May 16, 2022
The Proper Table. Photography by Lia Crowe
Tim Schewe

Drivesmart column: Show me the radar/laser reading!

In British Columbia, the police are not required to show radar or laser readings

  • May 15, 2022
Tim Schewe
Homemade bug spray waiting for the rain to stop. (Mary Lowther photo)

Mary Lowther: Something has chewed on my peas…

I’ve made an insect-deterrent spray

  • May 14, 2022
Homemade bug spray waiting for the rain to stop. (Mary Lowther photo)
Amtrak Cascades goes through White Rock. (File photo)

Amtrak Cascades from Seattle to Vancouver, B.C., postponed another half-year

Approximately 159,000 people per year rode between Seattle and Vancouver before the pandemic

  • May 14, 2022
Amtrak Cascades goes through White Rock. (File photo)
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Letter: Questions for council

How are the proposed grant monies going to be spent?

  • May 13, 2022
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Letter: More conservation officers needed

Sadly, such monstrous acts are not new to Cowichan

  • May 13, 2022
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Letter: Federal government urged to fund rail

Please be assured Mr. Prime Minister, rail service is definitely in all of our best interests

  • May 13, 2022
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March 18, 2022 - A view of the living room area at the Carloss Place house.  Don Denton photo

Light, bright & beachy

Ground-up renovation transforms this Cordova Bay home

  • May 13, 2022
March 18, 2022 - A view of the living room area at the Carloss Place house.  Don Denton photo

Edward ‘Ed’ Pawlik

In Loving Memory ~ Val and family invite you to join them…

  • May 13, 2022
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Letter: We must end global vaccine inequity

2.8 billion, largely in low- and middle-income countries, completely unvaccinated against COVID-19

  • May 12, 2022
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Letter: Nix community space in planned Cowichan Bay Fire Hall

The Hub in Cowichan Station community centre is five minutes down Koksilah Road

  • May 12, 2022
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Letter: School’s ‘Grown Ups Who Love Us’ day an attack on traditional family

Part of the radically progressive social philosophy effecting every aspect of our lives

  • May 12, 2022
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A 28-year-woman died on the scene of a motor vehicle incident in Merville Wednesday afternoon (May 11). File photo.

Comox Valley woman dead as crash closes Highway 19A north of Courtenay for hours

A 28-year-woman died on the scene in Merville Wednesday afternoon

  • May 12, 2022
A 28-year-woman died on the scene of a motor vehicle incident in Merville Wednesday afternoon (May 11). File photo.
A section of Metral Drive that has received a ‘complete street’ road redesign This is the kind of bike lanes we need to be building. (News Bulletin photo)

Editorial: We must do better for bikes — and people

There is very little accommodation made for people on bikes on our roadways

  • May 12, 2022
A section of Metral Drive that has received a ‘complete street’ road redesign This is the kind of bike lanes we need to be building. (News Bulletin photo)

Rae Burns

May 12, 2022It is with sadness that the family of Rae Burns…

  • May 12, 2022

Richard “Rick” Kevin Theobald

July 15, 1960 - May 11, 2022In loving memory ~ It is…

  • May 11, 2022
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Letter: Thanks for helping hand

Also thanks to the couple who stopped halfway up the hill

  • May 10, 2022
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