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Imraan Abdulganiyu led Vanier’s senior basketball team in scoring last week in wins over Wellington and Burnaby Mountain Secondary. File photo by Peggy Street

Courtenay side faces giants from Nanaimo Tuesday

The GP Vanier senior boys basketball team pulled off a trio of…

  • Jan 23, 2023
Imraan Abdulganiyu led Vanier’s senior basketball team in scoring last week in wins over Wellington and Burnaby Mountain Secondary. File photo by Peggy Street
Scott Viala portait. Lia Crowe photography

Secrets, lives and the 7 sins with Scott Viala

Steel mace trainer builds strength and skills

  • Jan 23, 2023
Scott Viala portait. Lia Crowe photography
Tanner Hill is taking what he learned in the hospitality industry to better serve his clients at Galaxy Motors in Courtenay.

From tending bar to selling cars, it’s all about the people at Courtenay dealership

When Tanner Hill took a friend’s advice and made the move from…

  • Jan 23, 2023
Tanner Hill is taking what he learned in the hospitality industry to better serve his clients at Galaxy Motors in Courtenay.
The brand new Alitis office in the Comox Valley at 1103-695 Aspen Rd.“It’s a really welcoming space from the moment you walk in,” says Shawn Fetter, an Alitis Investment Counsel Associate Portfolio Manager and Alitis Wealth Planning Insurance Advisor. Photo courtesy Alitis

Planning ahead: The savvy investor’s guide to 2023

2023 tax changes, contribution room and the new tax-free First Home Savings Account

  • Jan 23, 2023
The brand new Alitis office in the Comox Valley at 1103-695 Aspen Rd.“It’s a really welcoming space from the moment you walk in,” says Shawn Fetter, an Alitis Investment Counsel Associate Portfolio Manager and Alitis Wealth Planning Insurance Advisor. Photo courtesy Alitis

Scott Handley Johnson

January 23, 2023In loving memory ~ Born in Oakland, CA to Evie…

  • Jan 23, 2023
The Supreme Court of Canada has refused an appeal by a B.C. developer who argued a government decision rejecting his build on a creek of spiritual significance to the Cheam First Nation violated the state’s requirement to be religiously neutral. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Spiritual beliefs of Indigenous people valid grounds for gov’t decisions, Supreme Court confirms

B.C. developer’s appeal shot down at national court

  • Jan 22, 2023
The Supreme Court of Canada has refused an appeal by a B.C. developer who argued a government decision rejecting his build on a creek of spiritual significance to the Cheam First Nation violated the state’s requirement to be religiously neutral. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Most PPE in B.C. is only made with men in mind, creating one more barrier for women looking to enter the trades.(Credit: Pixabay)

From hardhats to boots: PPE is keeping women from the trades

Virtually all personal protective gear is designed only for men, creating barriers and safety risks

  • Jan 22, 2023
Most PPE in B.C. is only made with men in mind, creating one more barrier for women looking to enter the trades.(Credit: Pixabay)

Joseph Sidney Smith (Dude)

April 15, 1949 - January 21, 2023In loving memory ~ Joseph passed…

  • Jan 21, 2023
File photo of pickleball tournament.

Comox Valley resident appointed Pickleball BC head referee

The Comox Valley Pickleball Association is pleased to announce that certified referee…

  • Jan 20, 2023
File photo of pickleball tournament.
The Town of Comox Municipal Marina. Photo by Barb Thomson

BOATING WITH BARB: Problems at town boat launch ‘not insurmountable’ according to Comox CAO

BY BARB THOMSON Special to Black Press Sometimes being on the other…

  • Jan 20, 2023
The Town of Comox Municipal Marina. Photo by Barb Thomson

Roberta Roses (nee Aitken)

December 17, 1933 - January 20, 2023In Loving Memory ~ Roberta was…

  • Jan 20, 2023
The 2023 Honda CR-V is 7.5 centimetres longer than the current version and the cargo capacity for the hybrid will no longer be less than the nonhybrids. PHOTO: HONDA

The Auto Sleuth: Honda CR-V updates; Walmart picks Canoo + more

Updated Honda CR-V is larger, but the powertrains carry over The last…

  • Jan 19, 2023
The 2023 Honda CR-V is 7.5 centimetres longer than the current version and the cargo capacity for the hybrid will no longer be less than the nonhybrids. PHOTO: HONDA
While incentives are key to encouraging more people to buy electric, it’s also essential to ensure a robust network of charging stations keeps pace.

2023 will be the year of the EV

By Blair Qualey As we enter the initial days of 2023, our…

  • Jan 19, 2023
While incentives are key to encouraging more people to buy electric, it’s also essential to ensure a robust network of charging stations keeps pace.
This Courtenay home in Crown Isle is one of the nine grand prize options in the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s 2023 Choices Lottery. Photos supplied

Courtenay home a grand prize option in BC Children’s Hospital 2023 Choices Lottery

Another lottery, another Courtenay home as a grand prize option. The BC…

  • Jan 19, 2023
This Courtenay home in Crown Isle is one of the nine grand prize options in the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s 2023 Choices Lottery. Photos supplied
The River is a mixed-media installation and solo exhibition by artist Gu Xiong, who will be the first speaker of the Winter 2023 Artist Talk Series. Supplied

North Island College Artist Talk explores globalization, grief and renewal

The 2023 Winter Artist Talk Series at North Island College is welcoming…

  • Jan 19, 2023
The River is a mixed-media installation and solo exhibition by artist Gu Xiong, who will be the first speaker of the Winter 2023 Artist Talk Series. Supplied
James 'Sparky' Healey went missing in Courtenay on Jan. 18.

UPDATE: Comox Valley missing man has been located

UPDATE 3:28 p.m. Jan. 19: Mark has been located and he is…

  • Jan 19, 2023
James 'Sparky' Healey went missing in Courtenay on Jan. 18.

Marilyn Mae Simms

April 29, 1938 - January 19, 2023In Loving Memory ~ It is…

  • Jan 19, 2023
Leslie Cox is champing at the bit for spring to come and her garden to look like this again. Photo by John Cox

DUCHESS OF DIRT: Run a germination test on your older seeds to confirm viability

BY LESLIE COX Special to the Record Nothing gets me more excited…

  • Jan 18, 2023
Leslie Cox is champing at the bit for spring to come and her garden to look like this again. Photo by John Cox
Thompson Rivers University campus. (Sean Brady/Kamloops This Week)

Thompson Rivers University admin sexually harassed women, made racist comments: report

B.C. university has been investigating 55 allegations against 2 administrators since Feb. 2021

  • Jan 18, 2023
Thompson Rivers University campus. (Sean Brady/Kamloops This Week)
Letter to the editor.

LETTER – RF- EMR radiation from cell towers a concern for Comox resident

Dear editor, In October 2022, like many people, I didn’t give much…

  • Jan 18, 2023
Letter to the editor.
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