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Editorial: Power review

BC’s Forest Practices Board has concluded a significant investigation into the Toba-Montrose run-of-river power project, located just north of Powell River. Its report provides an excellent blueprint for consideration of future projects.

Letters to the Editor: June 15, 2011

Blues festival thrills Wow. The first blues festival in Powell River was unbelievable [“Seaside festival prepares to rock,” June 1]. From Friday night, June 3, right through until Sunday evening, June 5, it was a huge success.

Viewpoint: Disillusionment leads to decision

by Clark Banks After nine years of service, I can no longer be involved in the City of Powell River’s liquid waste management plan process.

Viewpoint: Ferry tales uncover reasons for fares

by Glenn Nelles Since I last wrote to the editor of the Peak about my inability to understand the thinking of those who operate our ferry system [“Taken for a ride,” April 27], I have also written to BC Ferries to find out why it charges more for a t
Editorial Cartoon: June 8, 2011

Editorial Cartoon: June 8, 2011

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Editorial: Closed ears

It’s hard to imagine how elected officials can spend a significant amount of time, money and resources on public consultation then reject the results of the process.

Letters to the Editor: June 8, 2011

Late for the boat I see where Dave Formosa, Scott Randolph and the Powell River Chamber of Commerce, along with other members of the Flat Earth Society, have finally made the connection between steep ferry fares and the health of small coastal commun
Editorial Cartoon: June 1, 2011

Editorial Cartoon: June 1, 2011

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Editorial: HST decision

BC’s government is cutting the HST by two percentage points over the next three years as well as providing rebates to seniors and families with children under 18.

Letters to the Editor: June 1, 2011

Message strong and clear I write to congratulate our City of Powell River mayor and council for the open house and dialogue event seeking public input regarding our city’s liquid waste management plan ( LWMP) [“Open house presents detailed informatio