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Briefly: April 29, 2011

Simons named to shadow cabinet New Democratic Party leader Adrian Dix has named Powell River-Sunshine Coast MLA Nicholas Simons as the shadow cabinet’s Community Living BC (CLBC) critic and deputy social development and housing critic.

Residents ask for barrier

Wildwood hill right of way creates safety concern

Ruling restores teachers bargaining rights

2002 law declared unconstitutional

Candidates ask for votes

Each week, the Powell River Peak, Whistler Question, Squamish Chief and Coast Reporter are asking candidates running in West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country riding in the May 2 federal election a question and reporting on their replies.

Weston campaign refutes claim

Liberal Party candidate alleges opponent involved in smear campaign
Boat owners face increased rates

Boat owners face increased rates

Bylaw amendment increases rates by 15 to 42 per cent
Administrator retires after 34 years of service

Administrator retires after 34 years of service

Plans help to guide board as local government experiences major transition
Social media election targets youth

Social media election targets youth

Tech-savvy campaigning seeks to engage young voters

CrimeStoppers: April 27, 2011

Week of April 19 to 25, 2011 Total calls for service = 80 Impaired driving = 4 Assaults = 2 Break and enters = 2 Thefts = 6 Mischief = 1 1. April 23 2100 block Mahood Road Police received a report of a snowmobile theft.

Quick Peaks: April 27, 2011

Day of Mourning Members of CUPE (Canadian Union of Public Employees) Local 798 have organized a ceremony to mark the national Day of Mourning. The gathering starts at 10:45 am on Thursday, April 28 at the Workers’ Memorial in the Cranberry Cemetery.