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Our community in brief: April 15, 2015

Lake Cowichan's Citizen of the Year will be announced tonight.

Citizen of the Year will be announced tonight

Lake Cowichan’s Citizen of the Year Award will be presented tonight by the Cowichan Lake and District Chamber of Commerce.

The annual award recognizes a resident of Lake Cowichan who has made a positive impact on the community through their tireless work.

The Nichole Stock Community Services Award will also be presented.


Cowichan News Leader Pictorial closes doors

One of the Island’s oldest newspapers, the Cowichan News Leader Pictorial, officially closed its doors earlier this month.

The staff of the newspaper, which was published for over 110 years, had been on strike since last December.


Lake Cowichan School to host health fair

LCS will be hosting a health fair on April 16, designed to inform students and the community about health issues and opportunities in the area.

Grade 10 students will be presenting their research on various health topics and activities, and several local groups will be represented with booths. The event is open to the public.

To participate, contact Noni Battye at


Free Family Movie Night in Honeymoon Bay

The Honeymoon Bay Community Society will be hosting a family movie night on Saturday, April 18.

The main feature will be The Imitation Game, a new biopic which follows the work of Alan Turing, the English mathematician who developed the first computer during the Second World War.

Admission is free and the film starts at 7 p.m. A $1 concession will also be open.