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CrimeStoppers: October 5, 2011

Week of September 27 to October 3, 2011 Total calls for service = 84 Impaired driving = 2 Assaults = 4 Break and enters = 3 Thefts = 4 Mischief = 5 1. September 27 7500 block Nootka Street Police responded to a report of a break and enter.

Quick Peaks: October 5, 2011

Delegates oppose smart meters Delegates at the Union of BC Municipalities convention in Vancouver voted in favour of a moratorium on BC Hydro smart meters. The vote was 55 per cent in favour and 45 against.

Council Briefs: October 5, 2011

Audit incentive City of Powell River council voted to create a health and safety reserve account to invest in safety programs to benefit employee health and well-being.
Mayor proposes to seek elector assent for co-treatment

Mayor proposes to seek elector assent for co-treatment

Alsgard plans to bring forward a motion at the October 6 council meeting

Student numbers down

Texada Island numbers drop while Brooks population sees slight growth

Coastal chairs discuss ferries with premier

Community leaders call for major improvements
Radiology report falls short

Radiology report falls short

Old boys club culture not acceptable when lives are at stake
Sharing office space creates synergies for two groups

Sharing office space creates synergies for two groups

Highly visible location better for tourists
Out of sight out of mind

Out of sight out of mind

Focus of a new report targets regions rural homelessness
Kings perfect through first five

Kings perfect through first five

Parents join in the fun over family weekend