Local News

Environment Canada issues wind warning to much of Vancouver Island

‘Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring,’ says forecaster

Upset student causes safety plan to be enacted at Island Elementary School

Child’s behaviour results in students being held in classrooms until order restored

Property assessments to rise again on Vancouver Island

Some areas could see their assessments spike as much as 20 per cent

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Too Good To Be Threw damaged by late night fire
Teams gather in Comox for VEX competition
Ecole Puntledge Park celebrates winter solstice and Indigenous culture
Kitesurfers take advantage of strong winds in Comox

Wet snow, rain expected on Vancouver Island this weekend

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement on Dec. 7

Comox Valley Autism Centre opens its doors

The grand opening was held on Wednesday

MP Gord Johns’ ocean plastics motion passes unanimously

M-151 calls for a national framework for elimination of plastic pollition

  • Dec 5, 2018

Ocean plastics motion passes in HOC

Courtenay-Alberni MP credits efforts of community

Off-road vehicles caught in sensitive B.C. wildlife habitats to net $575 fine

Areas include all BC Parks and southern mountain caribou habitats

Courtenay high school students win big at robotics competition

7K Robotics will be moving on to the U.S. Open Robotics Championship in Iowa

First youth to move into Courtenay’s new transitional housing

The former Abbeyfield House has been undergoing renovations since mid-summer

CVRD issues RFP for Water Treatment Project

Multi-million dollar project to operate by 2021

  • Nov 30, 2018

Cumberland council looking to ban water bottling

An amendment to the zoning bylaw will be brought to council in early 2019

Vancouver Island communities top voter participation in electoral referendum

Parksville-Qualicum, Saanich North and the Islands, Oak Bay-Gordon Head cast most ballots

Commercial fishing is Canada’s most dangerous job, report states

Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans gives recommendations to improve safety for fish harvesters

Cleanup underway at future supportive housing site

Construction crews were on site Wednesday disposing of garbage and camping gear left behind