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ICBC Rate Increase

           Get set to pay more for auto insurance.
           I-C-B-C is asking for a 4.9 per cent rate hike. 
           Transportation Minister Todd Stone says the increase will add about three-dollars 50 cents a month to basic coverage.
           I-C-B-C is asking for the rate increase to take effect on November 1st.

Comox Valley Pride Celebration

           Comox Valley is celebrating Pride Week.
           Pride Committee member Nina Usherwood says a number of events are being held at Simms Patk in Courtenay on Saturday to make the event.
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Hagel Park Public Meeting

           Strathcona R-D is looking for public input on replacing the playground equipment at Hagel Park. 
           Planner Karin Albert says the playground equipment is nearing the end of its lifespan. 
           She says a planning session is being held at one on Saturday at the park to gather public input.
           Those who can't make the meeting can fill out a survey on the R-D's website.

Comox Valley Exhibition

           Comox Valley Exhibition is this weekend.
           Therese Schwab says this will be the event's 142nd year.
           She says the exhibition features some new events this year and some old favouites.
           Gates open at noon on Friday at the exhibition grounds on Headquarters Road.
           The exhibition runs through Sunday