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Campbell River RCMP Use Bait Cars to Nab Thieves

          Campbell River R-C-M-P are using bait cars to crack down on the number thefts from vehicles. 
          Constable Sara Clark says there's been a big spike in thefts over the past month.
          Clark says the Mounties have received more than 50 complaints since the end of April. 
          Drivers are reminded to keep valuables inside your vehicle out of sight and lock the doors.

Bike to Work Week

          People are encouraged to park their vehicle and ride their two-wheeler as part of Bike to Work Week.
          In the Comox Valley, coordinator Dawn Stevens says a number of breakfast celebration stations will be set up.
          In Campbell River, four breakfast celebration stations will be set up and several bike skills workshops are also being held. 
          You can learn more at www.biketowork.ca

BC Wildfire Budget

          More than half of the money that the province has set aside to fight wildfires across B-C has already been spent.
          The province has spent more than 37-million dollars so far.
          That's well above the 10-year average of 9.8 million dollars by this time of the year.

Mile of Flowers Plant-In

          City of Courtenay is looking for volunteers for the annual Mile of Flowers plant-in.
          City's Lisa Zervakis says it's happening Tuesday night along Cliffe Avenue between 8th and 21st streets. 
          Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own planting tools.