Courtenay’s Canada Day brought many people, organizations and performers together to celebrate our nation’s birthday. The Canada Day Parade showcases our community and the many organizations and people that make it special.
The Billy Browne Jr. CFCP Memorial Trophy will be awarded this year to the winner of the Best Overall Entry.
The trophy had been awarded in the past up until 1996 and has now made its triumphant return in 2019.
The trophy will be on display in possession of the winner of the Best Overall Entry from this year’s parade and will be up for grabs again next year.
Congratulations to our parade winners including:
Best Overall Entry – Merville Community Association
Runner Up – Rotary Club of Comox
Best Themed Entry – J.Puddleduck Preschool
Runner up – Comox Valley Search and Rescue
Best Commercial Entry – Canadian Tire Red Truck
Runner Up – Axe Capoeira Club
Best Organization Entry – Comox Valley Pipe Band
Runner Up – L’Arche Comox Valley
Honorable Mention – HMCS Alberni
Runner up – Comox Valley Geek Society
Best Antique Car – Comox Valley Cruisers Ambulance – Please contact the Florence Filberg Centre
Runner Up – Kenny Shaw Car
Best Decorated Car – North Island College, Elder College
Runner Up – Cumberland May Day Queen Vehicle – Please contact the Florence Filberg Centre
Best Individual Comic – Man on Stilts – Please contact the Florence Filberg Centre
Runner Up – Caring Clowns of the Comox Valley
Many thanks to all Canada Day parade participants, sponsors and volunteers for contributing to this nationwide event.
Prize money can be picked up at the Florence Filberg Centre at 411 Anderton Ave. Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. after Aug. 6.