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Gunnar Pedersen, one of the Comox Valley Farmers' Market's original vendors. A food-first, farmer-first farmers’ market, the market features plants and produce, breads, baked treats, meats, ready-to-eat meals and so much more – most from right here in the Valley. Bill Jorgensen photo

Time to celebrate: Comox Valley Farmers’ market turns 30!

Join the birthday celebrations this Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Apr 25, 2022
#lunchboxchallenge Construction Month 2021 participant

April is Construction Month in B.C.

For five years BC has celebrated the skilled tradespeople who build our province. They deserve it.

  • Apr 4, 2022
#lunchboxchallenge Construction Month 2021 participant
Todd Blaseckie is a Portfolio Manager with Alitis Investment Counsel in Campbell River.

He caught the investment bug as a teen, and decades later he’s still fascinated by finances

Campbell River financial advisor brings years of education and experience back to his hometown

  • Mar 28, 2022
Todd Blaseckie is a Portfolio Manager with Alitis Investment Counsel in Campbell River.
Coastal Black Tulip Fest owners Dan and Justine Ludwig had a dream of recreating, at least in part, fields of the infamous tulips in Keukenhof. They planted 200,000 tulip bulbs last fall.

Coastal Black celebrates first annual tulip festival

Tulips symbolize perfect love, rebirth, and charity. Their simple yet striking colours…

  • Mar 28, 2022
Coastal Black Tulip Fest owners Dan and Justine Ludwig had a dream of recreating, at least in part, fields of the infamous tulips in Keukenhof. They planted 200,000 tulip bulbs last fall.
Danny Usher, Sales Manager at Galaxy Motors Courtenay, says some customers have been able to sell their trade-ins for more than the initial purchase price, thanks to improved vehicle quality and the global vehicle shortage.

What’s behind the vehicle shortage, and how can it benefit you?

Supply is low across the automotive industry, but Courtenay dealership has fared better than most

  • Mar 21, 2022
Danny Usher, Sales Manager at Galaxy Motors Courtenay, says some customers have been able to sell their trade-ins for more than the initial purchase price, thanks to improved vehicle quality and the global vehicle shortage.
Rhiannon Dawkins and Phil Adams of North Island Medical Mobility testing out a few of the store's current selection of second-hand scooters, sold on consignment.

Second-hand scooters meet urgent need in Comox Valley

Family medical mobility business improves accessibility and affordability with consignment sales

  • Mar 21, 2022
Rhiannon Dawkins and Phil Adams of North Island Medical Mobility testing out a few of the store's current selection of second-hand scooters, sold on consignment.
Insights Research found that Comox Valley residents were generally more opposed to the Valley’s wood appliance bylaws than supportive of them, says the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association of Canada.

Public Opinion on Wood Stove Bylaws in the Comox Valley

Regional and municipal governments have a responsibility to foster respectful, inclusive, non-intimidating…

  • Mar 16, 2022
Insights Research found that Comox Valley residents were generally more opposed to the Valley’s wood appliance bylaws than supportive of them, says the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association of Canada.
Candice May and Jeff Campbell bring hearing healthcare to you with their Ears to You Mobile Hearing Clinic.

Island mobile-hearing clinic has a Van-do attitude and a cure for pain at the pumps

While the old adage, “what goes up must come down,” applies in…

  • Mar 14, 2022
Candice May and Jeff Campbell bring hearing healthcare to you with their Ears to You Mobile Hearing Clinic.
Local members of the fireplace and woodstove industry are disappointed they aren’t being called on to help identify ways to address concerns about woodstove smoke in the community.

Comox Valley wood burners deserve a voice

Local business and industry professionals express frustration with the CVRD

  • Mar 1, 2022
Local members of the fireplace and woodstove industry are disappointed they aren’t being called on to help identify ways to address concerns about woodstove smoke in the community.
Aaron Robertson is a Portfolio Manager with Alitis Investment Counsel. He says there’s more to wealth management than just investments, and a good advisor can help you make wise decisions.

Investments are just one part of a secure financial plan

Big returns are nice, but without guidance from an experienced advisor your wealth may not grow

  • Feb 28, 2022
Aaron Robertson is a Portfolio Manager with Alitis Investment Counsel. He says there’s more to wealth management than just investments, and a good advisor can help you make wise decisions.
Phil and business partner Rhiannon Dawkins have filled North Island Medical Mobility with a wide variety of scooters to help their customers get out exploring.

Find the perfect mobility scooter to enjoy summer in the Comox Valley!

Local family business has a wide selection of scooters in stock, and offers free test drives

  • Feb 21, 2022
Phil and business partner Rhiannon Dawkins have filled North Island Medical Mobility with a wide variety of scooters to help their customers get out exploring.
Candice May and Jeff Campbell bring hearing healthcare to you with their Ears to You Mobile Hearing Clinic.

Island mobile hearing clinic goes the extra mile — and comes right to you!

Just take a second to listen — the world around you is…

  • Feb 21, 2022
Candice May and Jeff Campbell bring hearing healthcare to you with their Ears to You Mobile Hearing Clinic.
Since 2016, the Vancouver Island Strata Owners Association has been delivering workshops to help stratas plan projects to install EV charging systems. Now they’ve partnered with the CleanBC - Go Electric EV Charger Rebate Program to deliver an eight-part webinar series for all BC stratas.

EV charging made easy for Vancouver Island strata owners

There’s no doubt about it. Electric vehicles are growing in popularity —…

  • Feb 14, 2022
Since 2016, the Vancouver Island Strata Owners Association has been delivering workshops to help stratas plan projects to install EV charging systems. Now they’ve partnered with the CleanBC - Go Electric EV Charger Rebate Program to deliver an eight-part webinar series for all BC stratas.
For the second year in a row, MNP in Nanaimo sponsored a campaign to thank healthcare workers with valentines.

Spreading the love

MNP supports healthcare foundations in thanking healthcare workers on Valentine’s Day

  • Feb 14, 2022
For the second year in a row, MNP in Nanaimo sponsored a campaign to thank healthcare workers with valentines.
Selling your vehicle online can be frustrating and stressful, but at  Galaxy Motors in Courtenay the process usually only takes about 15 minutes!

Selling a vehicle? Avoid frustration with help from this Courtenay dealership

From no-shows to scams, selling a vehicle can cause months of hassle! Galaxy offers an easier way.

  • Feb 7, 2022
Selling your vehicle online can be frustrating and stressful, but at  Galaxy Motors in Courtenay the process usually only takes about 15 minutes!
Choices Lottery spokesperson Erin Cebula, in the living room of one of this year’s Grand Prize homes, in South Surrey.

City, sea, or suburbs? The choice could be yours!

All tickets purchased for the 2022 Choices Lottery support BC Children’s Hospital…

  • Feb 7, 2022
Choices Lottery spokesperson Erin Cebula, in the living room of one of this year’s Grand Prize homes, in South Surrey.
Apurva

The perfect time to start investing? As soon as you can!

Vancouver Island financial advisor says starting early is the best way to make your wealth grow

  • Jan 31, 2022
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Comox Valley restaurateurs, including the team at Plates, have created a delicious array of possibilities for this year's Dine Round event.

A delicious Dine Around experience, served up in 4 steps!

Celebration of Comox Valley dining continues through Feb. 10

  • Jan 31, 2022
Comox Valley restaurateurs, including the team at Plates, have created a delicious array of possibilities for this year's Dine Round event.