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Almost 80 per cent of B.C. residents concerned about measles, says new poll

Almost 80 per cent of B.C. residents concerned about measles, says new poll

Insights West survey also found that more than 20 per cent of residents are doubtful about the effectiveness of vaccines
Powell River-bound ferry passenger faces disruption after docking incident at Langdale

Powell River-bound ferry passenger faces disruption after docking incident at Langdale

Queen of Surrey caught on pontoon after coming in contact with berthing structure
City of Powell River to pay for resource-recovery centre videos

City of Powell River to pay for resource-recovery centre videos

Most councillors, however, want qathet Regional District to come up with half the money
In policy reversal, B.C. NDP offer tax credits to spur LNG investment

In policy reversal, B.C. NDP offer tax credits to spur LNG investment

The B.C. government will offer tax credits to the liquefied natural gas sector in an effort to lure more LNG investment in the province, but the new legislation will have to pass without the support of the B.C.
City of Powell River council briefs: Earth Month; Reserve account; Board members

City of Powell River council briefs: Earth Month; Reserve account; Board members

Earth Month At the City of Powell River council meeting on Thursday, March 21, mayor Dave Formosa proclaimed April 2019 as Earth Month in Powell River and encouraged all residents to participate in the variety of earth-related activities taking place
Team to probe crash of Coast Guard ship at Ogden Point

Team to probe crash of Coast Guard ship at Ogden Point

An independent investigation will try to determine why the Canadian Coast Guard’s newest ship, the Sir John Franklin, struck the Ogden Point breakwater in Victoria on Friday.
City of Powell River committee to look into new emergency services facility

City of Powell River committee to look into new emergency services facility

Study and engagement will likely take much of the next year
Provincial grant will help determine child care requirements in Powell River area

Provincial grant will help determine child care requirements in Powell River area

Study will be completed to determine current and future requirements for parents
B.C. government announces $18.6 million in search and rescue funding

B.C. government announces $18.6 million in search and rescue funding

The funding will help ground search and rescue groups with operations, training, equipment and activities
Monster Energy drink recalled due to possible glass fragments

Monster Energy drink recalled due to possible glass fragments

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the Caffe Monster Salted Caramel Energy Drink could contain glass fragments