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File - A standard War Amps key tag (The War Amps)

75 years of returning lost keys, War Amps celebrate program

Started in 1946, the key tags have provided Canadians with piece of mind if they lose their keys

 

A fleet of supercars filled a quiet Langley City street to visit Langley City teen Alyssa Anderson on Sunday, July 25, as part of the Drive Project. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Cool cars provide some automotive magic for B.C. teen

Driven Project brought fleet of supercars to quiet street

 

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes selfies with community members at the Hamilton Mountain Mosque after speaking to the congregation to recognize Eid al-Adha in Hamilton, Ont., Tuesday, July 20, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Feds looking into Muslim charities’ concerns: PM

Almost 100 Muslim organizations and civil society groups wrote to Trudeau this week

 

Dawn Summer Langerak is a fruit tree project coordinator for Greenways Land Trust. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror

Campbell River fruit picking project a sweet success

Less attractants for bears, and tasty snacks for charities and volunteers

Dawn Summer Langerak is a fruit tree project coordinator for Greenways Land Trust. Ronan O’Doherty photo/ Campbell River Mirror
Barbara Polehoykie rode the length of Vancouver Island to fight cancer in 2020. Photo supplied by Barbara Polehoykie

Campbell River cyclist pedalling 1,400 km to fight kids’ cancer

Barbara Polehoykie will take part in Great Cycle Challenge for fourth straight year

Barbara Polehoykie rode the length of Vancouver Island to fight cancer in 2020. Photo supplied by Barbara Polehoykie
A player lines up a putt at the Campbell River Golf and Country Club - Campbell River Mirror file

Charity golfers tee up to drive away domestic violence in Campbell River

Local Transition Societies have scheduled annual charity links tournament for August 21

A player lines up a putt at the Campbell River Golf and Country Club - Campbell River Mirror file
Artist Tasse Geldart donated a painting to be auctioned off, raising funds for grandmothers in Africa. Photo supplied

Campbell River Grandmothers to Grandmothers hold art auction

When a new member offers a gift that new partners are glad to support, opportunities add up for all

Artist Tasse Geldart donated a painting to be auctioned off, raising funds for grandmothers in Africa. Photo supplied
Parksville’s Christiana Conway, left, husband Chris Conway, right, and friend Elizabeth Doell write letters designed to bring Christmas cheer to senior residents at area care homes. (Submitted photo)

Vancouver Island woman helps create special messages of Christmas cheer for seniors

Hand-written letters designed to help lonely residents during holiday season

Parksville’s Christiana Conway, left, husband Chris Conway, right, and friend Elizabeth Doell write letters designed to bring Christmas cheer to senior residents at area care homes. (Submitted photo)
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Bad pipes, no money? Island company there to patch that leak

Saanich’s Rather Be Plumbing offering free service for those really in need ahead of Christmas

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Dwight Ballantyne started #WeSeeYou day to draw more attention to the plight of remote indigenous communities. (Special to The News)

B.C. man aims to bridge gap between remote communities and rest of Canada

Schools across country to send activity kits to isolated towns for Dwight Ballantyne’s #WeSeeYou Day

Dwight Ballantyne started #WeSeeYou day to draw more attention to the plight of remote indigenous communities. (Special to The News)
The Campbell River Rotary’s Pumpkins for Polio raised more than $5,000 for the fight to eradicate polio. This one was carved by Brian Shaw. Campbell River Rotary photo/Facebook

Campbell River Rotary’s Pumpkins for Polio declared a success

The Rotary Club of Campbell River held its annual Pumpkins for Polio…

  • Nov 4, 2020
The Campbell River Rotary’s Pumpkins for Polio raised more than $5,000 for the fight to eradicate polio. This one was carved by Brian Shaw. Campbell River Rotary photo/Facebook

WE Charity controversy prompts examination of group’s overseas footprint

WE said allocations from its international program ‘are deployed in several ways, often directly from Canada’

WE Charity registers as lobbyist, lays off staff, looking to sell real estate

WE Charity said its financial position has been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

Ministers, top public servant to be grilled by committee on WE affair

The WE charity controversy has dogged the government since late June

Liberals turn over thousands of pages on WE decision, lawyers now vetting docs

Committee members are hoping the documents will shed light on the WE discussions

Students ask Liberals to scrap grant program as Morneau to testify on WE deal

CFS is asking the Liberals to put all money budgeted for the program into an emergency benefit

Commons finance committee to begin probing WE Charity’s volunteering contract

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has admitted he should have recused himself from the decision

Conservatives say police should be called into investigate WE charity scandal

Trudeau is already under investigation by the ethics commissioner for potential conflict of interest

Ethics watchdog to examine Trudeau over WE Charity contract, since reversed

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says public servants will administer the pandemic-related grants instead

VIDEO: Country stars release song in memory of Capt. Casey, who died in Snowbirds crash

Brian John Harwood and Dustin Bird co-wrote the track, which features 18 Canadian country artists