Local News

Canadian tobacco exec pushes back against vaping health concerns

A warning from Interior Health about the unknown health risks of vaping is getting a partial rebuke

Ministry of Agriculture commits $300,000 to help B.C. farmers obtain land

B.C. Land Matching Program supports access to affordable farmland for young farmers

Courtenay supportive housing complex under construction

Tenants can move in Feb. 1

B.C. parents leery of HPV cervical cancer vaccine

Provincial registration uptake among lowest in Canada

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2018 Terry Fox Run
Farley Mifsud plays "Tears For Jerusalem"
Farley and Katrina Mifsud play "Nothing Else matters"
Farley plays "Classical Gas"

Municipalities request fair share of pot revenues

UBCM resolution calls for 40 per cent of cannabis tax revenue

UPDATE: 2 injured in Port Alice mail explosion, believed to be targeted

Victim recovering in hospital after incident that occured while he unwrapped parcel at home

Cannabis production facility proposed for Courtenay

Proponents expect 60-100 workers will be needed

Campfire ban lifted for Coastal Fire Centre

There have been 135 human-caused wildfires in the region since April 1

  • Sep 11th, 2018

New B.C. party looks to represent rural voters in next election

Houston councillor Jonathan Van Barneveld says party will be a ‘relentless voice’ for rural towns

Comox Valley moves to Stage 3 water restrictions effective Sept. 7

Restrictions to be in place to accommodate annual maintenance of Puntledge River generating station

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Photo of BC Wildfire Service unit gets thousands of reactions on Facebook

The BC Wildfire Service’s Stormriders have been battling the Shovel Lake wildfire

Courtenay 5th Street upgrades continue to take shape

Project remains on schedule for October completion

  • Sep 2nd, 2018

Cultural grants help Courtenay non-profits

Gambling income generates $1 million for City

Investigation into homicide of Delores (Deedee) Brown continues

More than three years since the discovery of her body