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Inflight Magazine for Pacific Coastal Airlines West Shore Rising Residential activity booms in one of Canadas fastest growing regions Food industry thrives in the Comox Valley QA with Chief Richard

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Contents Pacific Coastal Airlines Inflight Magazine FebruaryMarch 2013 Volume 7 Number 1 FEATURES 6 WEST SHORE RISING Residents flock to the region 10 FOOD INDUSTRY DRIVING COMOX VALLEY Huge inve

PRESIDEN PRESIDENTS MESSAGE R ID NTS MES AGE IDE MESS Best airport in North America Vancouver International Airport YVR is the second busiest airport in Canada. In 2011 it welcomed 17 million people,

TAIL ART Pacific Coastal employee Ryan Parenteau with his contestwinning tail art design on PCAs new Beechcraft 1900C. The tale behind the tails By SUSIE QUINN he tradition of aircraft artwork may d

GREATER VICTORIA MUNICI ALITIES IN TRANSITION MUNICIPALITIES IN TRANSITION U CIPALITIES R S I WEST SHORE REGION B Fast Facts The average age in the West Shore is 38, younger than in many other Grea

OOMING New vision for Bear Mountain DEVELOPMENT PROMOTED AS YEARROUND, WILDERNESSEDGE RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY Photo courtesy of Bear Mountain Resort By JENNIFER BLYTH One of the most significant deve

West Shore Continued from page 7 with two new high schools planned to open for 2015, Spinner says. Thats crucial to our economic growth because schools are so important to all our young families. Acti

PCA GOLF TOURNEY GEARS UP TO TOP RECORD FUNDRAISING BUSINESS ROUNDUP the three or fourday City Detox Package will enjoy a full day of guided marine adventure, one or two days of guided kayaking or hi

COMOX VALLEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT A FOOD LOVERS DELIGHT FOOD AND BEVERAGE INDUSTRY DRIVING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE COMOX VALLEY By SUSAN LUNDY n peak season, the Blackfin Pub in Comox is a hub o

John Watson, executive director at the economic development office. And related to this, is a big focus on land use for agriculture and expansion of business through exporting. Comox Valley Economic D

COMOX VALLEY COMOX VALLEY COMOX VALLEY TOURISM ARTS, CULTURE, HIS DIVERSITY REIGNS IN VALLEY ATTRACTIONS By SUSAN LUNDY ourism in the Comox Valley is a lot more than sun, snow and powder at Mount Wa

BC DATEBOOK STORY CAMPBELL RIVER Fashion Inferno 11 Mar. 2 North Vancouver Islands premier fundraising event in support of the B.C. Professional Fire Fighters Burn Fund. A ladies night out presented

PROFILE SPORT FISHING FISHING FOR ADVEN LODGE OWNER BARBARA KELLY FOLLOWS HER ADVENTUROUS SPIRIT TO BECOME A PIONEERING WOMAN IN RIVERS INLET By JENNIFER BLYTH t was the mid1980s when Barbara Kelly,

TURE Kelly built all new accommodations in 2005 and 2006 and emphasizes with all her 14 to 18 staff the importance of working hard and providing guests with a good experience that philosophy is reinf

AQUACULTURE SALMON FA ITS ALL ABOUT SCIENCE AND CERTAINTY merging from behind the long shadow of the Cohen Commission, BCs salmon farming sector is surging into 2013 fully focused on expanding stewar

ARMING Photo courtesy BC Salmon Fishing Association A Aboriginal Aquaculture Association A First Nations will play a key role in the development and management of a healthy and sustainable aquacult

PACIFIC COASTAL AIRLINES PCA GIVES A BIG NOD OF THANKS VALUED CUSTOMERS HONOURED AT SPECIAL PCA EVENT Pacific Coastal Airline loves its customers and on November 20, the airline treated some of its b

ROUTE MAP M Ha cNa rdy ir C Inl ree et k Doc Creek Namu MASSET Joes Lodge Oles Adams Har bour Pruth Bay BRITISH COLUMBIA B Haida Gwaii Klemtu ANAHIM LAKE WILLIAMS LAKE BELLA COOLA BELLA BELLA

CHARITY IN THE AIR PARTNERSHIP GIVES HOPE IN THE AIR PACIFIC COASTAL DONATES BC FLIGHTS TO CANADAWIDE CHARITY BY SUSAN LUNDY ithout Hope Air and Pacific Coastal Airlines, little Jayden Millars story

BUSINESS PROFILE SPIRIT BEAR COFFEE A BUSINESS THATS PERCOLATING By BENJAMIN YONG Nations communities. For instance, Biglin says, the raven is known in the culture as the creator. In the coffee world

QA Chief Richard Harry Executive Director of the Aboriginal Aquaculture Association C hief Richard Harry of the Homalco First Nation has been a commercial fisherman for over 40 years. He was born an

21st Annual Memorial Charity Golf Tournament June 2013 Last year you helped us raise 35,245.00 for the Source Club of Powell River. Join us this year to make an even bigger difference. For registrati

A T R I V E R S I N L E T, B R I T I S H C O L U M B I A THE FISHING ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME Battle the legendary Rivers Inlet Chinook and Coho Salmon on calm protected waters. Legacy Lodge offers al

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