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Comox Valley Regional District directors discuss transit, Wood Mountain, chair’s salary

Pending approval of the CVRD board, the cost of HandyDART passes in…

North Island-Powell River MP surprised by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer’s resignation

But it doesn’t change anything for the NDP, Rachel Blaney says

Comox Valley’s school district surplus to support boundary review costs

Board of education passes spending plan but only in principle to give it flexibility

Courtenay-Alberni MP calls for emergency package to deal with salmon crisis

Courtenay-Alberni NDP MP Gord Johns has called on the federal government to…

  • Dec 12, 2019

Cumberland campground had a busy season

Visits were up by 13 per cent in 2019 over the previous year

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Minister not feeling great about social media co-operation as election nears

No quick fix for auto shop site in Cumberland

Council recommends the applicant get a temporary use permit for now

Comox Valley Regional District directors add voices to drug crisis

Comox Valley Regional District directors have agreed to forward to the provincial…

Internationally acclaimed designer back in class at North Island College

Courtenay graphic designer Laura Prpich is sharing her knowledge and talent with…

  • Dec 11, 2019

Provincial funds support wood smoke reduction in Comox Valley

The Environment Ministry is providing the Comox Valley Regional District with $29,000…

Courtenay church receives offers to replace stolen Christmas tree

Faith Lutheran had planned to use a fir tree on its property this season

New Comox Valley Regional District office to open Dec. 30

The Comox Valley Regional District will be moving to its new office…

  • Dec 9, 2019

Overall grade rates up for Comox Valley Schools

Most starting Grade 12 are finishing out the school year

City of Courtenay installing aqua dam in Lewis Park

With winter approaching, seasonal storms are likely to begin affecting the East…

  • Dec 7, 2019

Scholarships created in honour of Comox Valley man who died in plane crash

Awards related to indigenous studies and the environment will be offered in memory of Micah Messent

Cumberland rejects parking variance for proposed building

Council agrees to other variance for height change in mixed-use building

Courtenay council supports Project Watershed fundraiser

At its Dec. 2 meeting, Courtenay council agreed to contribute $387.71 (equal…

Northwest B.C. wildlife shelter rescues particularly tiny bear cub

Shelter co-founder says the cub weighs less than a third of what it should at this time of year

Courtenay council approves third reading for apartment proposal

Courtenay council has approved third reading of a zoning amendment that would…

Habitat for Humanity opens four more homes in Comox Valley

Area chapter finishes eight homes during one year for first time