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Mandatory masks expanded to ships, trains, planes, buses

Mandatory masks expanded to ships, trains, planes, buses

The federal government has expanded requirements for the use of face-coverings on planes, trains, ships and transit in an attempt to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
qathet Regional District briefs

qathet Regional District briefs

Savary ramp tenure; National Indigenous Peoples Day; Lund Sanitary Sewer Development Cost Bylaw; Water/wastewater utility system acquisition policy; Waiver of late payment penalty
Committee organizes grad march for Powell River students

Committee organizes grad march for Powell River students

Marine Avenue parade will take place on June 27
CRA snitch line now open to information about federal COVID-19 aid fraud

CRA snitch line now open to information about federal COVID-19 aid fraud

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has expanded its so-called snitch line to any tips and leads about suspected fraud in the federal government’s COVID-19 emergency aid programs.
B.C. Lotto winner retires on spot, dreams of Pearl Harbor trip

B.C. Lotto winner retires on spot, dreams of Pearl Harbor trip

Ronald ‘Ron’ Cumiskey had the sweetest dreams of his entire life last Wednesday after realizing right before bed that he had a jackpot-winning lottery ticket worth almost $25 million.
Police Patrol: Powell River crime report

Police Patrol: Powell River crime report

Powell River RCMP reported the following for May 28 to June 3, 2020.
Powell River team 'thrilled' new app is launched for overdose prevention

Powell River team 'thrilled' new app is launched for overdose prevention

BC still in public health emergency related to overdoses
Powell River, qathet RD, Tla’amin Nation to benefit from poverty plan

Powell River, qathet RD, Tla’amin Nation to benefit from poverty plan

Province awards $50,000 to local governments
North Island-Powell River MP calls for flight refunds

North Island-Powell River MP calls for flight refunds

Airline industry should pay customers back, says Rachel Blaney
Opening of new council chambers nears in Powell River

Opening of new council chambers nears in Powell River

Larger, downstairs location planned in former Powell River Public Library facility