LETTER – Community planning should encompass the Comox Valley as a whole

It’s time to get together to develop a single plan for the whole Comox Valley

Dear editor,

Good on the City of Courtenay for engaging the community in planning for the future.

It is certainly a good idea to know where you are going and how to get there.

And it is a good idea to get input from all the people potentially impacted by the plan.

I only wish that this kind of planning was on a Valley-wide level.

All the plans so far apply only to the area within the city boundaries, which, when you think of it, are just imaginary lines drawn by a bureaucrat in Victoria a hundred years ago.

A hundred years ago, it was a long way from Courtenay to Comox or to Cumberland.

Now, we are all next door to each other.

It’s time to get together to develop a single plan for the whole Comox Valley.

Erik Eriksson,

Courtenay

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