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Bert Heeringa of the Courtenay Canadian Tire store is excited about the accomplishments of the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program. Jumpstart has provided funding for children all across Canada to participate in extracurricular sports. Heeringa will be participating in the annual bike ride this year from Ottawa to Quebec City.

Jumpstart puts kids in sport

Canadian Tire charity puts underprivileged children in sport

Bert Heeringa of the Courtenay Canadian Tire store is excited about the accomplishments of the Canadian Tire Jumpstart program. Jumpstart has provided funding for children all across Canada to participate in extracurricular sports. Heeringa will be participating in the annual bike ride this year from Ottawa to Quebec City.

Hinterland: High-tech from home

A Cumberland business uses crowdsourcing to fund a video game.

LOTS OF EGGS-CITEMENT They were off and running Saturday morning as eager children searched for 16 000 eggs distributed at the annual Northgate Foursquare Church Easter egg scramble. The event took place at the church and at the Phil and Jennie Gaglardi Academy in Comox.

Lots of eggs-citement

Eager children searched for 16,000 eggs distributed at the annual Northgate Foursquare Church Easter egg scramble

LOTS OF EGGS-CITEMENT They were off and running Saturday morning as eager children searched for 16 000 eggs distributed at the annual Northgate Foursquare Church Easter egg scramble. The event took place at the church and at the Phil and Jennie Gaglardi Academy in Comox.
Local farmer Arzeena Hamir of Amara Farm uses the hashtag #farmers4ALR, starting a social media trend that is growing awareness about Bill 24.

‘Selfies’ snapped for ALR protest

Arzeena Hamir, of Amara Farm in Courtenay, had no idea that her hashtag #farmers4ALR would catch on across Canada

Local farmer Arzeena Hamir of Amara Farm uses the hashtag #farmers4ALR, starting a social media trend that is growing awareness about Bill 24.
Educator and social activist Jackson Katz spoke to Isfeld students Friday about sexism and gender violence.

Time to talk about abuse: Jackson Katz

Internationally recognized educator and social activist Jackson Katz was at Mark R. Isfeld Secondary School on Friday

Educator and social activist Jackson Katz spoke to Isfeld students Friday about sexism and gender violence.
Singers are one step closer to a champion during the Valley Idol competition last weekend.

Valley Idol edges closer to semis

Valley Idol is closer to wrapping up as singers competed in the semifinals last weekend.

Singers are one step closer to a champion during the Valley Idol competition last weekend.
Seven local organizations received a total of 4,000 last week from the Comox Valley Monarch Lions Club.

Seven organizations receive Lions funding

Last week, the Comox Valley Monarch Lions Club gave a total of $4,000 to seven organizations

Seven local organizations received a total of 4,000 last week from the Comox Valley Monarch Lions Club.

Blue carbon pilot project in Comox Valley getting attention

A letter of federal recognition was given to the Comox Valley Project Watershed Society on the Blue Carbon Pilot Project.

Phil and Jennie Gaglardi Academy students were excited this week about moving to a new school.

Christian school students in Comox Valley thrilled about new digs

While students might grumble about returning to school after spring break, students at the Phil and Jennie Gaglardi Academy are exuberant.

Phil and Jennie Gaglardi Academy students were excited this week about moving to a new school.
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