Local News Headlines

Suspicious Death

          R-C-M-P are investigating a suspicious death at a home on Alpine Drive by Dogwood Street in Campbell River.
          A man was found deceased early Saturday morning.           No other details are being released.

Capsized Vessel

          Two people are believed to have drowned after their landing craft capsized in the water north of Campbell River early Saturday morning.
          One other person aboard the vessel was rescued.
          R-C-M-P have taken over the investigation as a missing persons case.

HEU-Care Aides

          A survey of seniors care aides in B-C has found that most workers find it difficult to meet their patients needs.
          Fifty-four per cent say they don't have the time to properly do their job.
          Bonnie Pearson with the Hospital Employees Union says staff shortages are hurting the level of care that seniors receive.
          Pearson says the union is hoping the survey results will draw attention to the living conditions of seniors.

Public Health Care Meeting

          A town hall meeting is being held in Campbell River on Monday night to talk about the future of public health care.
          Joanne Banks with the Council of Canadians says several people will be speaking on the topic.
          Monday's meeting goes from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Maritime Heritage Centre.
          There's another town hall on Tuesday at the Fliberg Centre in Courtenay.