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The Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre has regular activities throughout the week and a soup and sandwich lunch with entertainment this week. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre has regular activities throughout the week and a soup and sandwich lunch with entertainment this week. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Finishing details at the Burden renovation. (HAVAN photo)

PODCAST: Finishing details for real-time heritage home reno

TODAY IN BC: Following the Burden family through their real-time renovation

Finishing details at the Burden renovation. (HAVAN photo)
Zachary Stevenson’s Dead Ringer continues at the Chemainus Theatre until Nov. 13. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Zachary Stevenson’s Dead Ringer continues at the Chemainus Theatre until Nov. 13. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Burden Family. (HAVAN Photo)

PODCAST:Following B.C.’s Burden family through their real-time renovation

TODAY IN BC:Millwork, walls and floors tackled in latest episode

The Burden Family. (HAVAN Photo)
Chemainus Valley Museum has its third annual Halloween Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, Oct. 29. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Chemainus Valley Museum has its third annual Halloween Scavenger Hunt on Saturday, Oct. 29. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Cim MacDonald’s photography show at Rainforest Arts. (Photo by Art Carlyle)
Cim MacDonald’s photography show at Rainforest Arts. (Photo by Art Carlyle)
Blake and Morgan Belton had some surprise visitors as they exchanged their wedding vows on Quadra Island. Photo courtesy With Love Photography

Orca pod crashes Quadra Island wedding

‘That’s a pretty good good way to start your marriage off’ — wedding videographer

Blake and Morgan Belton had some surprise visitors as they exchanged their wedding vows on Quadra Island. Photo courtesy With Love Photography
Bruce and Geoff Courtnall. (Greg Sakaki photo)

PODCAST: Courtnall Society funds charities that help mental health issues

TODAY IN B.C.: Brothers Geoff, Bruce and Russ lost father Archie to depression

Bruce and Geoff Courtnall. (Greg Sakaki photo)
The Vancouver Island Regional Library’s Chemainus branch has regular activities of community interest. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Vancouver Island Regional Library’s Chemainus branch has regular activities of community interest. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Following B.C.’s Burden family through their real-time renovation. (HAVAN Photo)

PODCAST: Following B.C.’s Burden family through their real-time renovation

TODAY IN BC: Project Planning and tough choices that had to be made

Following B.C.’s Burden family through their real-time renovation. (HAVAN Photo)
North Cowichan pauses renaming requests for its facilities, parks and other public assets. (Citizen file photo)

North Cowichan pauses renaming requests

Satt developing more equitable and collaborative direction

North Cowichan pauses renaming requests for its facilities, parks and other public assets. (Citizen file photo)
There’s lots going on again at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre. (Photo by Don Bodger)
There’s lots going on again at the Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Lt. Clinton Morgen, played by actor Patrick Stack, leads an ill-fated pursuit of Rambo during the film Rambo: First Blood. Stack is coming to Hope to take part in Rambo 40th anniversary celebrations. (YouTube screenshot)

Patrick Stack brought humour to heavy Rambo film as Lt. Clinton Morgen

Hope celebrates the 40th anniversary of Rambo: First Blood over the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend

Lt. Clinton Morgen, played by actor Patrick Stack, leads an ill-fated pursuit of Rambo during the film Rambo: First Blood. Stack is coming to Hope to take part in Rambo 40th anniversary celebrations. (YouTube screenshot)
The husband-and-wife duo of Catherine Lan and Tao Lin is known for exciting performances driven by Lan’s fluent technique, sensitive musicianship and probing intellect and Lin’s keen musical intelligence and excellent facility. Their program contains some of the most beautiful music composed for piano duet, as well as some solo piano works. They’re at St. Michael’s Church in Chemainus Oct. 2. (Photo submitted)
The husband-and-wife duo of Catherine Lan and Tao Lin is known for exciting performances driven by Lan’s fluent technique, sensitive musicianship and probing intellect and Lin’s keen musical intelligence and excellent facility. Their program contains some of the most beautiful music composed for piano duet, as well as some solo piano works. They’re at St. Michael’s Church in Chemainus Oct. 2. (Photo submitted)
Adrian Dix, B.C. Minister of Health. (Union of B.C. Municipalities photo)

PODCAST: UBCM hosts ‘reimagining health care in B.C.’ session

Today in B.C.: Panel offers transformative solutions to province’s health care problems

Adrian Dix, B.C. Minister of Health. (Union of B.C. Municipalities photo)
The Rotary mural is one of those featured on Saturday’s walking tour. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The Rotary mural is one of those featured on Saturday’s walking tour. (Photo by Don Bodger)
Ucluelet garbageman Frank Thomas Trodden took this photo of just some of the bounty he received during an appreciation day held in his honour to thank him for his hard work and positive attitude. (Photo courtesy of Frank Thomas Trodden)

B.C. small town shows its ‘Frank Appreciation’ for popular garbage collector

“Thanks Frank for doing a great job. We really do appreciate you.”

Ucluelet garbageman Frank Thomas Trodden took this photo of just some of the bounty he received during an appreciation day held in his honour to thank him for his hard work and positive attitude. (Photo courtesy of Frank Thomas Trodden)