Tag Archive: The Packet

Oct 10

Champney’s West Trail get Expansion and Overhaul

Some great publicity in The Packet this week Excerpt from an article this week in The Packet “The trail has been expanded from 2.7 km to 5.3 km to go right around the peninsula of Champney’s West. With the upgrades, the trail is now part of the provincial trail system along with famous local trails …

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Sep 18

Champney’s West Aquarium – sneak peek – a huge success

Thank you to everyone who attended our soft opening last week, it was a huge success.  The photos below show how much everyone enjoyed visiting this amazing facility Thank you to Gary Patten for sharing his photographs For more information please check out this article in The Packet   http://www.thepacket.ca/News/Local/2016-09-15/article-4641428/Locals-get-first-look-at-new-aquarium-in-Champneys-West/1    

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Aug 25

And of course Martha and Bertha were not to be outdone by the new girls on the block

Others got involved in the fun Credit photo – the Packet – See http://www.thepacket.ca/Slideshow/13563/2016-Champneys-West-Cardboard-Boat-Race/1 for more photos

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Aug 13

The Cardboard Flotilla

Champney’s West weekend was once again a  huge success.   This article in the Packet tells it all http://www.thepacket.ca/News/Local/2015-08-10/article-4241636/Cardboard-boats-set-sail-again/1 Even Elvis joined in the fun with his gorgeous Island Girls  

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Aug 04

Head over to Champney’s West this weekend

This weekend brings us the fantastic annual Champney’s West days. Schedule below If you are unsure what happens at Champney’s West days then these photos should give you some idea   Old fashioned concert – get your tickets now The now famous boat races     So come along and enjoy the fun

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Aug 04

More memories of Champney’s West

Please check out this lovely interview with Roy Hiscock http://doodledaddle.blogspot.ca/2015/07/roy-hiscock-of-champneys-west-weekly.html Again thanks to the  Intangible Cultural Heritage, Folklore and Oral History team for carrying out these interviews – look out for more over the next few weeks  

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Jul 03

Inching toward a goal

Thanks to the Packet for this fabulous article about the aquarium http://www.thepacket.ca/News/Local/2015-06-25/article-4194787/Inching-toward-a-goal/1?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=facebook    

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Jun 22

We are still in the news

Lovely article in the Packet about Envirofest Day in May   Just in case you missed it here is the link http://www.thepacket.ca/News/Local/2015-06-16/article-4183584/Going-green/1   

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