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Council approves 2013 Strategic Business Plan

Bowen Island council approved an official business plan that was presented by planning consultant Tom Fletcher at the council meeting on March 25.

Making water taxi business more stable

English Bay Launch has started operating a commuter service between Snug Cove and Granville Island and Coal Harbour and plans weekend runs from May to September.

The looks of the Roger Curtis Seawalk

The hedgerow and fencing that run for long sections along both sides of the community use trail at Cape Roger Curtis were the topic that was brought up in the public comment section of the special council meeting March 11.

Oil sheen in Snug Cove

On the morning of Friday, March 22, Bowen Island's municipal bylaw services officer Bonny Brokenshire was working with a colleague in Snug Cove near the Union Steamship Company Marina (USSC) when they were alerted to a "rainbow sheen on the water.

Legion supports Snug Cove House

The Snug Cove House Society that plans to create a supportive island home for seniors received funding of $10,000 from Bowen's Royal Canadian Legion #150.

Higher ferry fares from April 1

April 1 will see an increase of 4.1 per cent on average in passenger and vehicle fares on all routes across BC Ferries' fleet in accordance with the BC Ferries commissioner's order from October 1, 2012.

Salmon becomes B.C. emblem

"It is a reminder to us all of the tremendous values associated with Pacific salmon in B.C. and that we all have responsibility for conserving and restoring this incredibly important natural resource.

Community grants to be reviewed by committee

February 22 was the deadline for community groups and non-profit organizations to submit their applications for spring grants-in-aid and community grants.

Committee recommends next steps for Seymour Bay Park

At the special council meeting on Monday, March 11, Keith Wahlstrom, the municipality's manager of development and operations, presented the findings of the Parks, Trails and Greenways Advisory Committee and its recommendations for park design elemen

A camera that saves lives

It's roughly the same size as the Undercurrent camera. It weighs less and costs more.
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