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Cumberland weighs its carbon offset options

Aim of the offsets is for local governments to make up for carbon footprint

Cumberland RCMP cases down slightly in past year

Insp. Mike Kurvers updates Village council on issues in community

Comox Valley resident shares lotto win with best friend

The two will soon celebrate their $2-million win together from the BC/49 draw

  • May 22, 2020
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100th birthday celebration for Valley veteran
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Mass funerals begin after deadly Sri Lanka attacks

Rural roadside collection remains a possibility in Comox Valley

The regional district requires public feedback about rural roadside trash/recyclables collection and…

North Island College announces blended approach to learning in the fall

School will use combination of digital and in-person strategies to offer courses

New patio guidelines will help Courtenay restaurants

Courtenay council has endorsed some changes to a downtown sidewalk patio program,…

Courtenay-Alberni MP worries business support might be too late

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced an expansion to eligibility criteria for…

  • May 19, 2020

Warming Centre helps vulnerable Comox Valley residents

The Comox Valley Transition Society will be reimbursed for money it has…

Comox Valley conservation groups supported by Pacific Salmon Foundation

Several conservation groups in the Comox Valley are being supported by the…

  • May 18, 2020

Re-decking of Trent River Bridge planned for week of May 19

Drivers can expect delays starting Tuesday May 19, through to Friday, May…

  • May 17, 2020

Researchers adapt to protect bats in Comox Valley and around province

Along with potential of COVID-19, B.C. bat populations already face threat of white nose syndrome

Warning signs posted, cougar not found after attacking dogs near Nanaimo River

B.C. Conservation Officer Service notified of ‘similar’ cougar encounters this month

Cumberland council adopts property tax bylaw

Village continues as planned to set aside reserve for future police costs

Comox Valley Regional District looks at how to renew services

Framework to guide discussions over services and policies in coming months

Comox Valley school district projects more revenue for next year

Enrolment expected to increase, though drop planned for international program

Comox Valley getting 20 long-term beds

The beds will be located at the former St. Joseph’s Hospital

Courtenay business lends helping hand to fellow proprietor

A Courtenay business assisted a fellow downtown business owner by way of…

Vancouver Island’s provincial parks ready to reopen

Visitors advised to follow physical distancing protocols as day use returns to selected parks May 14

Heritage BC honours longtime Courtenay fire chief

Lawrence Burns — the city’s former fire chief who serves as chair…

Speed limit lowered on section of South Island Highway in Courtenay

The City of Courtenay is lowering the speed limit on a section…

  • May 13, 2020