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Death Cafe is a forum for open-hearted discussion of death. File photo

Comox Valley Hospice Society hosting Death Café

Ever since there have been humans, there have been questions about death.…

Death Cafe is a forum for open-hearted discussion of death. File photo
The Sewer System Conveyance Project is estimated to cost $82 million. File photo

Prep drilling begins for Comox Valley Sewer Conveyance Project

Starting Nov. 28, and lasting three to four weeks, the Comox Valley…

The Sewer System Conveyance Project is estimated to cost $82 million. File photo
Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’. (submitted)

PODCAST.: Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’

TODAY IN B.C.: Singer-songwriter tells story of legendary pioneer in one-woman show

Katrina Kadoski is B.C.’s ‘Cougar Annie’. (submitted)
Cassidy Roe (left) and Jeanie Hall, co-owners of Pretty Pawz, are running a one-day ‘Movember’ nail-clipping event to raise funds for men’s health. Photo supplied

Valley dog groomers offering nail clipping treatments for pets as Movember fundraiser

The Pretty Pawz team is at it again, fundraising for men’s health.…

  • Nov 22, 2022
Cassidy Roe (left) and Jeanie Hall, co-owners of Pretty Pawz, are running a one-day ‘Movember’ nail-clipping event to raise funds for men’s health. Photo supplied
Christine Colbert is the new executive director of the Comox Valley Hospice Society.

Comox Valley Hospice Society introduces new executive director

The Comox Valley Hospice Society (CVHS) welcomes its new executive director, Christine…

  • Nov 22, 2022
Christine Colbert is the new executive director of the Comox Valley Hospice Society.
The annual snow geese migration covers some 3,500 kilometres from Russia’s Wrangel Island, to the Comox Valley. Photo by James MacKenzie

MARS moment: Snow geese making their annual trek to warmer climates

By James MacKenzie Special to Black Press As winter approaches, human “snowbirds”…

The annual snow geese migration covers some 3,500 kilometres from Russia’s Wrangel Island, to the Comox Valley. Photo by James MacKenzie
Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)
Actor/bodybuilder Lou Ferrigno with local filmmaker/promotor Norm Coyne. (Natasha Haldane-Anderson/Submitted)
Festival of Trees, presented by Scotiabank, brings local businesses, organizations and members of the community together to celebrate the joy of the season while gathering funds to help kids with serious illnesses in BC.

Visit your local Festival of Trees + brighten the holidays for BC kids

Create beautiful family memories at BC Children’s Hospital’s annual holiday fundraiser

  • Nov 21, 2022
Festival of Trees, presented by Scotiabank, brings local businesses, organizations and members of the community together to celebrate the joy of the season while gathering funds to help kids with serious illnesses in BC.
Millionaire Lottery spokesperson Todd Talbot at one of this year’s Grand Prize homes – a 5,180 sq. ft. prize home worth over $3.2 million. Photo courtesy VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation

You could live like a multi-Millionaire – in the lottery home of your choice!

Millionaire Lottery winner to choose 1 of 10 prize options; proceeds support life-saving care at VGH

  • Nov 21, 2022
Millionaire Lottery spokesperson Todd Talbot at one of this year’s Grand Prize homes – a 5,180 sq. ft. prize home worth over $3.2 million. Photo courtesy VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation
Vasyl Davydenko and Dmytro Borovyk were able to come to Canada as immigrants under the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) program. (Contributed)

Ukraine couple find safe harbour in Salmon Arm

‘Thus it was dangerous for us, a same sex couple, to be there and be ourselves’

  • Nov 21, 2022
Vasyl Davydenko and Dmytro Borovyk were able to come to Canada as immigrants under the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) program. (Contributed)
The Everybody Deserves A Smile campaign is underway for the 2022 Christmas season. Photo supplied

Comox Valley’s Everybody Deserves A Smile campaign up and running for 2022

Campaign provides ‘bags of hope’ to those in need in the Valley and beyond at Christmas

The Everybody Deserves A Smile campaign is underway for the 2022 Christmas season. Photo supplied
A young dancer took to the street during the Moonlight and Magic event in Downtown Courtenay on Friday, Nov. 18. Photo by Terry Farrell

PHOTOS: Moonlight and Magic hits Downtown Courtenay

Moonlight & Magic took over Downtown Courtenay on Friday night (Nov. 18)…

A young dancer took to the street during the Moonlight and Magic event in Downtown Courtenay on Friday, Nov. 18. Photo by Terry Farrell
Elves of all ages help out at Santa’s Workshop. File photo

Comox Valley Santa’s Workshop accepting donations and bookings for shopping

Santa’s Workshop volunteer elves are well underway in preparing for the upcoming…

  • Nov 19, 2022
Elves of all ages help out at Santa’s Workshop. File photo
North Island College students now have more options to the traditional bulletin board, as the college has a new arrangement with a service, Places4Students, that helps find more homes for students. Photo supplied

New housing service connects North Island College students and homeowners

North Island College wants to help connect students with places to live…

North Island College students now have more options to the traditional bulletin board, as the college has a new arrangement with a service, Places4Students, that helps find more homes for students. Photo supplied
Comox Valley Search & Rescue members prepare for a training session. Photo by Terry Farrell

Comox Valley Search and Rescue online auction will help fund new home

On call 24/7, 365 days a year, and 100 per cent volunteer-based,…

Comox Valley Search & Rescue members prepare for a training session. Photo by Terry Farrell
Santa Claus is coming to Filberg Park in Comox. Photo supplied

Santa Claus making a weekend stop at Filberg Park in Comox

Santa Claus will visit Filberg Park on Nov. 25, 26, and 27.…

Santa Claus is coming to Filberg Park in Comox. Photo supplied
The Comox Valley Regional District board: Front (L-R): Jesse Ketler, Ken Grant, Melanie McCollum, Richard Hardy; Back (L-R): Edwin Grieve, Jonathan Kerr, Daniel Arbour, Doug Hillian, Will Cole-Hamilton, Wendy Morin

Jesse Ketler to serve fourth term as Comox Valley Regional District chair

Jesse Ketler will serve a fourth term as chair of the Comox…

  • Nov 17, 2022
The Comox Valley Regional District board: Front (L-R): Jesse Ketler, Ken Grant, Melanie McCollum, Richard Hardy; Back (L-R): Edwin Grieve, Jonathan Kerr, Daniel Arbour, Doug Hillian, Will Cole-Hamilton, Wendy Morin
CCNAs

Comox Valley Record journalists receive national recognition for their work

The 2020 and 2021 Canadian Community Newspapers Awards were announced this week,…

  • Nov 16, 2022
CCNAs
Alexandra Morton has been battling for the protection of West Coast salmon for decades. Photo supplied

Comox Valley Nature welcomes salmon activist Alexandra Morton for lecture on salmon farms

Comox Valley Nature is hosting an online lecture by Alexandra Morton. The…

  • Nov 16, 2022
Alexandra Morton has been battling for the protection of West Coast salmon for decades. Photo supplied
File photo of Christmas image.

Be a Santa to a Senior kicks off in Courtenay

As the community prepares to celebrate the season of giving, Home Instead…

  • Nov 16, 2022
File photo of Christmas image.