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Carla Johnson

Touring the hard way

Carla Johnson will cycle the length of Vancouver Island as part of this year’s Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock.

Former junior rider an inspiration for Tour

Matt Webb was one of the Tour de Rock's original junior riders. This year, he was asked to participate again—as a full-fledged rider.

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Tour de Rock riders roll through Alberni

A few images from the Tour de Rock as it arrived in Port Alberni on Friday.

Deb Molloy plans to cut two feet of hair off on Friday at Walmart to honour the wishes of her late husband

Lady to shear locks for Cops For Cancer

Debbie Molloy plans to cut nearly two feet of her hair off and donate proceeds to Cops For Cancer to honour her late husband's wishes.

Deb Molloy plans to cut two feet of hair off on Friday at Walmart to honour the wishes of her late husband

Meet the 2012 Tour de Rock team in Port Alberni

The Cops for Cancer tour comes through the Alberni Valley on Friday, Sept. 28. Tickets to the community dinner are still available.

  • Sep 6, 2012
Sharie Marie Francoeur

Port Alberni mortgage broker earns award

Alberni Valley mortgage broker Sharie Marie Francoeur has been awarded the BE Award for Real Estate Company of the Year.

Sharie Marie Francoeur
Black Press Tour de Rock rider Chris Bush

Black Press Tour de Rock rider is bushed but game

He’s hurting, cold, and wet but if you’re a Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock rider then you’re supposed to be right now, Black Press rider Chris Bush said.

Black Press Tour de Rock rider Chris Bush
Port Alberni Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock rider RCMP Const. Tom Gill

Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock arrives in Alberni

They arrived a little cold, wet and sore but those were small challenges to overcome for Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock riders as they arrive in Port Alberni.

Port Alberni Cops For Cancer Tour de Rock rider RCMP Const. Tom Gill

News has Tour de Rock covered in Alberni

Dress rehearsal prepares riders for real deal in upcoming Tour de Rock.

Brett Wasylyniuk receives a helping hand as he shaves a strip off Port Alberni RCMP Const. Tom Gill's head during a Tour de Rock fundraiser at Harbour Quay on Sunday

Tour de Rock community party a hairy affair in Port Alberni

Some well-known moustaches disappeared on Sunday (Sept. 18), and interesting hairlines reappeared as community members faced the razor for Port Alberni RCMP Tour de Rock rider Const. Tom Gill.

Brett Wasylyniuk receives a helping hand as he shaves a strip off Port Alberni RCMP Const. Tom Gill's head during a Tour de Rock fundraiser at Harbour Quay on Sunday
Alberni Toyota sales manager Jimmy Pelk can’t hide his hairdo from the scissors. Colleague Melissa Bigmore is trying to raise $15

Pelk’s hair on chopping block in Alberni

An Alberni man wants to raise $15,000 for the Tour de Rock and will shave his head if he reaches his goal.

Alberni Toyota sales manager Jimmy Pelk can’t hide his hairdo from the scissors. Colleague Melissa Bigmore is trying to raise $15
Tour de rock rider Const. Tom Gill

Alberni men compete in trash-the-‘stache contest

An Alberni citizen as well as police and fire personnel are squaring off in a trash-the-moustache contest to raise money for the Tour de Rock.

Tour de rock rider Const. Tom Gill
Port Alberni RCMP Const. Tom Gill prepares to ride in the 2011 Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock. He's trying to raise $25

TOUR DE ROCK: Alberni mountie ready to roll in Tour de Rock

Alberni RCMP traffic officer Tom Gill is stoked to roll in this year's Tour de Rock.

Port Alberni RCMP Const. Tom Gill prepares to ride in the 2011 Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock. He's trying to raise $25
Alberni Towing owner Rudy Kurath

TOUR DE ROCK: Get rid of your wrecks and help Alberni’s rider Tom Gill

Got a wreck of a car eating up space in your driveway or garage? Rudy Kurath of Alberni Towing wants it. And he’s willing to pay you for it, if you’re willing to support the Canadian Cancer Society’s Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock.

Alberni Towing owner Rudy Kurath