Cumberland block party good to go

The Waverley Hotel’s application for a temporary road closure and noise bylaw exemption for a block party was approved Monday by Cumberland council.

The block of Dunsmuir in front of the Waverley Hotel will be closed from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, June 14 for the Waverley Block Party. Unlike last year, the sidewalk in front of the Ilo Ilo Theatre will remain open to pedestrian traffic for the duration of the event.


The Village of Cumberland will request the federal government consult municipalities regarding the proposed Fair Elections Act.

According to a village staff report, municipalities and municipal residents would be directly affected by the act, and the “federal government has a responsibility to listen to municipalities through a consultation process before enacting any policy.”

Council voted unanimously in favour of requesting consultation.


Cumberland’s financial plan and property tax rate bylaws received third reading. Visit to view the proposed bylaws.


We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Education, skills training NDP priorities in B.C., says finance critic
Grant announces mayoralty intentions
Comox woman arrested after shots fired in Campbell River
B.C. cities demand greater oil pipeline scrutiny, safety
TOUR DE ROCK: Rough ride to Tofino as two cyclists injured
Province floats gas tax shift to ferries
U14 girls tie game against Bays United
People may have to start going hungry
SPCA holds Open House

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 25 edition online now. Browse the archives.