Mike Chouinard

Cumberland Museum and Archives opened in 1981. Record file photo

Cumberland, museum work toward long-term lease

“I think our relationship proves that we are not intending to move them.”

Cumberland Museum and Archives opened in 1981. Record file photo
Huband students Bronte Pendleton, Annabelle Pizzey and Oakland Webber show off their artwork for seniors at The Views. Photo by Mike Chouinard

VIDEO: Comox Valley students bring cheer to seniors

Huband Elementary is just one of the schools spreading joy this season

Huband students Bronte Pendleton, Annabelle Pizzey and Oakland Webber show off their artwork for seniors at The Views. Photo by Mike Chouinard
The FSAs are being written later for this school year. Image, Ministry of Education screenshot

FSAs only provide snapshot of schools results, says Comox Valley administrator

Allan Douglas, district director of instruction, has been involved with test since inception

The FSAs are being written later for this school year. Image, Ministry of Education screenshot
A Convertus biofuel facility in Surrey. Screenshot, Convertus Group video

Nanaimo facility could take some of Comox Strathcona’s compost

Industrial and commercial organics would likely be shipped, not regular food or yard waste

A Convertus biofuel facility in Surrey. Screenshot, Convertus Group video
A Convertus biofuel facility in Surrey. Screenshot, Convertus Group video

Nanaimo facility could take some of Comox Strathcona’s compost

Industrial and commercial organics would likely be shipped, not regular food or yard waste

A Convertus biofuel facility in Surrey. Screenshot, Convertus Group video
Comox Strathcona Waste Management will look to a new facility to manage compost. File photo

Comox Strathcona awards contract for organic compost facility

Three bidders responded to second procurement attempt for project in Campbell River

Comox Strathcona Waste Management will look to a new facility to manage compost. File photo
Comox Strathcona Waste Management will look to a new facility to manage compost. File photo

Comox Strathcona awards contract for organic compost facility

Three bidders responded to second procurement attempt for project

Comox Strathcona Waste Management will look to a new facility to manage compost. File photo
A Powell River man has been sentenced for trafficking after using casino winnings while in the Comox Valley on a large quality of narcotics that he brought back home. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Casino winnings in Courtenay end in narcotics conviction

Powell River man regularly came over to Comox Valley to buy his drugs

A Powell River man has been sentenced for trafficking after using casino winnings while in the Comox Valley on a large quality of narcotics that he brought back home. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Comox Valley resident Gogs Gagnon book will be distributed to new prostate cancer patients in B.C. Photo supplied.

B.C. man’s book will be distributed to new prostate cancer patients throughout the province

Gogs Gagnon’s book to be included in Prostate Cancer Foundation BC’s kits

Comox Valley resident Gogs Gagnon book will be distributed to new prostate cancer patients in B.C. Photo supplied.
Comox Valley resident Gogs Gagnon book will be distributed to new prostate cancer patients in B.C. Photo supplied.

Comox Valley author’s story to be shared with prostate cancer patients

Gogs Gagnon’s book to be included in Prostate Cancer Foundation BC’s kits

Comox Valley resident Gogs Gagnon book will be distributed to new prostate cancer patients in B.C. Photo supplied.
Marc Rutten, general manager of engineering services for Comox Strathcona Waste Management. Black Press file photo

Comox Strathcona cutting tax requisition for region’s waste management

Staff also expect to transfer savings associated with COVID-19 to reserves

Marc Rutten, general manager of engineering services for Comox Strathcona Waste Management. Black Press file photo
After holding recent meetings socially distanced but in person at Isfeld Secondary, the board of education was back meeting via Zoom because of recent pandemic restrictions. Image, screenshot

Most parents approve of schools’ handling of pandemic, says Comox Valley superintendent

Schools forced to adapt to COVID-19, including finding alternative to regular theatre production

After holding recent meetings socially distanced but in person at Isfeld Secondary, the board of education was back meeting via Zoom because of recent pandemic restrictions. Image, screenshot
The CSWM board affirmed its statutory holiday closures decision for solid waste delivery to the regional landfill, despite scheduling issue for one member municipality. Record file photo

Cumberland ‘holding the bag’ over landfill holiday closures

CSWM and hauler will look into scheduling options for the community

The CSWM board affirmed its statutory holiday closures decision for solid waste delivery to the regional landfill, despite scheduling issue for one member municipality. Record file photo
Despite COVID-19, the Cumberland Lake Park camping site still attracted many campers this summer. Record file photo

Campground visits up in 2020 at Cumberland Lake Park

CLWS and village plan on new agreement for society to manage park

Despite COVID-19, the Cumberland Lake Park camping site still attracted many campers this summer. Record file photo
Cumberland council decided on debt terms to finance its new fire hall. Record file photo

Cumberland chooses shorter debt period for fire hall borrowing

Council also wants to push province into support for small communities’ fire protection

Cumberland council decided on debt terms to finance its new fire hall. Record file photo
The process of integrating Union Bay services into the regional district can now begin. Record file photo

Union Bay transfer to region targeted for July 2021

Three services will be rolled into Comox Valley Regional District

The process of integrating Union Bay services into the regional district can now begin. Record file photo
The School District 71 DPAC hosted an online forum for candidates hoping to fill a vacant board of education position. Screenshot, SD71 DPAC Facebook page

Six make their pitch to fill empty school board seat in Comox Valley

District’s parents advisory council hosted the online forum for Area C candidates

The School District 71 DPAC hosted an online forum for candidates hoping to fill a vacant board of education position. Screenshot, SD71 DPAC Facebook page
Drift includes the work of poets from around the Comox Valley. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Drift features works by poets from the Comox Valley

Rather than have a set theme, the editors let 38 poets put their best work forward

Drift includes the work of poets from around the Comox Valley. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Union Bay voters chose a new direction Saturday. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Union Bay voters opt for governance change

More than seventy per cent support dissolving UBID to roll services into regional district

Union Bay voters chose a new direction Saturday. Photo by Mike Chouinard
A small plane crashed in the water south of Courtenay Saturday afternoon. Two men had to be rescued, but reports indicate there were no serious injuries. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Small plane crash south of Courtenay Saturday afternoon

Two rescued from plane that had flipped in water; no serious injuries reported

A small plane crashed in the water south of Courtenay Saturday afternoon. Two men had to be rescued, but reports indicate there were no serious injuries. Photo by Mike Chouinard