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Consumer complaints against Telus up slightly, says watchdog

Consumer complaints against Telus up slightly, says watchdog

Proportion of complaints against Telus lower than its major competitors
Powell River mayor supports future development at Catalyst Paper Tis’kwat site

Powell River mayor supports future development at Catalyst Paper Tis’kwat site

David Formosa says there are potential options for continued operation at the location, but not in its current form
Powell River mayor comments on Catalyst Paper Tis’kwat's indefinite curtailment

Powell River mayor comments on Catalyst Paper Tis’kwat's indefinite curtailment

"Our thoughts are with the employees and their families who have been impacted by this move." ~ Dave Formosa
UPDATED: Indefinite curtailment announced for Catalyst Paper Tis’kwat mill

UPDATED: Indefinite curtailment announced for Catalyst Paper Tis’kwat mill

Facility not viable under current market conditions, according to owner Paper Excellence
Low inventory cited as reason for fewer real estate transactions in qathet region

Low inventory cited as reason for fewer real estate transactions in qathet region

“In all residential sales, in October 2021, there were 17 units sold, compared to 56 in October 2020. It’s a big difference.” ~ Powell River Sunshine Coast Real Estate Board president Neil Frost
Sportzone in Powell River Town Centre mall ready to gear people up for forest, mountain and water adventures

Sportzone in Powell River Town Centre mall ready to gear people up for forest, mountain and water adventures

"We’ve spent the last year listening to the community, figuring out what the gaps are in what people are looking for, and bringing in new product lines to fill those gaps.” ~ Sportzone manager Sheilah Denholm
City of Powell River council supports application for permanent patio, more seating at brewery

City of Powell River council supports application for permanent patio, more seating at brewery

Townsite Brewing seeks further expansion
City of Powell River Council hits pause on application to rezone Garibaldi Place property

City of Powell River Council hits pause on application to rezone Garibaldi Place property

“There’s a bunch of good-hearted people on both sides of the equation and there’s ways to resolve it that would work for everybody.” ~ City of Powell River councillor George Doubt
B.C. retail sales outperform the rest of Canada in September

B.C. retail sales outperform the rest of Canada in September

Canadian retail sales dipped 0.6%, to $56.6 billion, in September, which is less than the 1.9% decline that Statistics Canada had previously forecast.
Feature film shooting in qathet region nears completion

Feature film shooting in qathet region nears completion

Principal photography for Exile ends on November 20
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