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Nations, airlines grounding Boeing's 737 MAX

Nations, airlines grounding Boeing's 737 MAX

A number of countries have banned Boeing's 737 MAX 8 medium-haul workhorse jet from their airspace in response to the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 people on board.
City of Powell River launches new website

City of Powell River launches new website

Online presence offers user-friendly environment, says councillor
City of Powell River moves to next phase for bike lanes

City of Powell River moves to next phase for bike lanes

New connections to include Willingdon Beach and surrounding trails
Spring ahead for daylight saving time this Sunday

Spring ahead for daylight saving time this Sunday

It’s nearly time to adjust those clocks an hour ahead as daylight saving time returns Sunday. Daylight saving time begins at 3 a.m. on Sunday, March 10 this year and will end at 2 a.m. on Nov. 3.
Meet one of UBC’s engineering women making inroads in male-dominated field

Meet one of UBC’s engineering women making inroads in male-dominated field

Nationally, women are significantly under-represented in the field of engineering
Tessa Virtue wants girls to know they can be anything they put their mind to

Tessa Virtue wants girls to know they can be anything they put their mind to

As part of its 60th anniversary, Barbie chose Virtue to represent Canada in its 'shero' series
‘Men working’ not a sign of the times in Powell River

‘Men working’ not a sign of the times in Powell River

Youth council wants gender specific working signs banned in city
Happy International Women’s Day from the high seas

Happy International Women’s Day from the high seas

Female scientists, crew on ship in Gulf of Alaska wish women of the world a happy International Women’s Day
Many involuntarily admitted to psychiatric facilities without proper paperwork: report

Many involuntarily admitted to psychiatric facilities without proper paperwork: report

A study of people involuntarily admitted to a B.C. psychiatric facility found they had no or incomplete paperwork in almost three-quarters of cases, according to a report Thursday by B.C. Ombudsperson Jay Chalke.
Candidate drops out of Powell River byelection

Candidate drops out of Powell River byelection

Glenn Holstine withdraws from race for city council