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Waging gas war in Courtenay, selling the (honey) farm, testing a high-tech paddle

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Gas prices have been soaring this spring. In May prices jumped sharply around the country, reaching about $1.40 a litre in parts of B.C.

But in the Comox Valley, the opening of the gas bar at the new Costco store to send gas prices tumbling  to 96.9 cents a litre, the lowest level in all of British Columbia.

Jason Toews, co-founder of GasBuddy.com, explains why.

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After 65 years Babe's Honey Farm in Saanich is closing down for good. Michael Tymchuk dropped by to see what will be sold at auction June 15. 

Everything must go - honey and wax are being sold off at a discount in Babe's store - the machinery and fixtures will be sold by auction this Wednesday. 

He started his tour in the back of building talking with auctioneer Kevin Joiner, where the remaining honey is being prepared for sale.

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The Merlin Excalibur oar is creating waves among Victoria's dragon boat racers. Intern Colleen Rabatich tries it with the Gorging Dragons team.

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