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Great BC Shakeout

           People are encouraged to take part in the Great B-C Shakeout.
           People will be told to "Drop, Cover and Hold On" at 10:20 Thursday morning, as part of the province-wide earthquake drill.
           More than 790-thousand people have registered for the event

Live Casualty Exercise

           A live mass casualty exercise is happening at C-F-B Comox on Thursday.
           It's being done in conjunction with the Great B-C Shakeout.
           Comox Valley Airport C-E-O Fred Bigelow says the exercise involves a simulated plane crash.
           First responders and other resources will be taking part in the exercise.

Candlelight Vigil

           A candlelight vigil was held in Courtenay on Wednesday night for Willem Rennie, who disappeared in April this year.
           His sister, Hannah, says it's difficult not knowing what happened.
           She believes her brother was met by foul play.
           R-C-M-P continue to investigate Rennie's disappearance.

Civic Budget Survey

           City of Courtenay is seeking public input for the 2017 civic budget.
           Chief Administrative Officer David Allen says people can go to the city's website to fill out a survey until November 18th.
           Results of the survey will be reviewed by staff and given to council for consideration.