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Scientists peel back time

Scientists peel back time

Field school broadens its scope to Harwood Island

Red tide closing

Fisheries and Oceans Canada has closed the west side of Texada Island to the harvesting of all bivalve shellfish. The closure was due to unacceptable levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP), or red tide.

Council nixes community plan

Elected officials call for land-use regulations in rural areas

Councillor solicits support for co-treatment option

Political science professor says there is nothing wrong with being an advocate

Staff revise estimates of phased consolidation

Average residential property sewer charges would decrease with phased consolidation

Funding boost for rural high-speed internet

Gillies Bay and Lasqueti Island receive assistance forbr high-speed connection

Briefly: July 1, 2011

Strike vote Teachers throughout British Columbia have voted strongly in favour of taking “teach only” strike action beginning when students return to school September 6.

Council Briefs: June 29, 2011

Council approves summer schedule City of Powell River council has approved a summer schedule. The council and committee-of-the-whole meetings scheduled for July 7, August 4 and September 1 have been cancelled.

Capital projects proceed

Local governments adjust budgets after grant applications fail
Council chooses liquid waste management option

Council chooses liquid waste management option

Motion includes long list of caveats put forward by Councillor Dave Formosa