Teachers' Contract Talks
B-C teachers' union and the province resume bargaining this week, as the two sides try to bang out a new contract.
Education Minister Peter Fassbender says it's still the province's aim to reach a long-term deal to provide stability in classrooms.
Last week, the union voted 89 per cent in favour of job action to press demands for improvements to wages, class size and composition.
Comox Valley R-C-M-P is trying to locate a missing 70-year old man.
Dave Cameron hasn't been seen since leaving his Courtenay home at Fitzgerald Avenue and 17th Street on Friday night.
He's white, about 5'7" with grey hair.
He was wearing blue jeans, a jean T-shirt, tan jacket and brown loafers.
Anyone with information is asked to contact R-C-M-P.
North Island 911 Budget
North Island 9-1-1 Corporation has adopted a 2014 operating budget of 2.3-million dollars.
Wendy Byrne, the Comox Valley R-D's Manager of Financial Services, says 357-thousand dollars from reserves will be used for capital purposes.
North Island 9-1-1 Corporation received more than 62-thousand calls last year.
Westview Ferry Terminal Open
B-C Ferries' Westview Terminal in Powell River has re-opened after undergoing a multi-million dollar upgrade.
Ferries' Deborah Marshall says that means the resumption of regular vehicle and passenger service.
Little River Terminal in Comox was also shutdown for upgrades.
It re-opened last month.