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Brenda Trenholme talks about cycling the Silk Road; a 13,000 km journey across 10 countries in Asia – from Beijing to Istanbul. Photo supplied

Comox presentation on cycling the Silk Road

Do you enjoy fascinating cycling stories? Interested in education in the developing…

  • May 24, 2019
Brenda Trenholme talks about cycling the Silk Road; a 13,000 km journey across 10 countries in Asia – from Beijing to Istanbul. Photo supplied
Comox Valley Nature talks whales at upcoming Denman Island meeting

Comox Valley Nature talks whales at upcoming Denman Island meeting

Join Comox Valley Nature and Sarah Patton for an illustrated talk entitled…

  • May 23, 2019
Comox Valley Nature talks whales at upcoming Denman Island meeting
Recent research has shown how homelessness, drug addiction, obesity, and even cancer and heart disease are often linked to adverse childhood experiences. “Reslilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope” examines the correlation.

Documentary examines link between childhood stresses and adverse health/social conditions

World Community presents Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of…

  • May 23, 2019
Recent research has shown how homelessness, drug addiction, obesity, and even cancer and heart disease are often linked to adverse childhood experiences. “Reslilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope” examines the correlation.
The Jacqueline Lambeth Singers return as the Ken MacLeod Singers, in homage to the long-time Comox Valley resident and volunteer, who passed away in December.

Rock ‘n’ Roll revival show at Courtenay’s Filberg Centre

Do you love the music of the 1950s and ’60s? Well, we…

  • May 23, 2019
The Jacqueline Lambeth Singers return as the Ken MacLeod Singers, in homage to the long-time Comox Valley resident and volunteer, who passed away in December.
Comox Valley Horticultural Society to discuss birds in the garden

Comox Valley Horticultural Society to discuss birds in the garden

The May meeting of the Comox Valley Horticultural Society will surround birds…

  • May 21, 2019
Comox Valley Horticultural Society to discuss birds in the garden
From left - President Jean Violette, award winner Courtenay Disher, Western Region Governor Melanie Kenny, award winner Dana Dixon, and awards chair Lynda Willis.

Soroptimist International of Courtenay doles out Live Your Dream awards

Two $2,000 Live Your Dream winners presented with cheques

  • May 21, 2019
From left - President Jean Violette, award winner Courtenay Disher, Western Region Governor Melanie Kenny, award winner Dana Dixon, and awards chair Lynda Willis.
Comox Fire Rescue offering WASP gutter-mounted sprinkler systems

Comox Fire Rescue offering WASP gutter-mounted sprinkler systems

During a wildfire, embers can be carried a long distance. Hot embers…

  • May 13, 2019
Comox Fire Rescue offering WASP gutter-mounted sprinkler systems
The freshly restored Japanese balloon bomb now on display at the Comox Air Force Museum. The museum will host delegates during the British Columbia Historical Federation, June 6-9.

Comox Valley to host B.C. historical conference

Delegates from the British Columbia Historical Federation will be digging into Comox…

  • May 11, 2019
The freshly restored Japanese balloon bomb now on display at the Comox Air Force Museum. The museum will host delegates during the British Columbia Historical Federation, June 6-9.
Electric car film, showing in Courtenay, tackles myths

Electric car film, showing in Courtenay, tackles myths

Climbing gas prices and environmental concerns are encouraging people to consider making…

  • May 9, 2019
Electric car film, showing in Courtenay, tackles myths
The Comox Valley’s first major electric vehicle (EV) event will take place May 18 at the Comox Valley Sports Centre parking lot. Photo submitted

Electric car and bike event in Courtenay on the May long weekend

According to a recent BC Hydro survey, one in three British Columbians…

  • May 9, 2019
The Comox Valley’s first major electric vehicle (EV) event will take place May 18 at the Comox Valley Sports Centre parking lot. Photo submitted
24th annual Mother’s Day garden tour Sunday in the Comox Valley

24th annual Mother’s Day garden tour Sunday in the Comox Valley

Sunday, May 12 marks the 24th year in a row that the…

  • May 8, 2019
24th annual Mother’s Day garden tour Sunday in the Comox Valley
Science World is bringing its unique and entertaining science shows to Courtenay for the Community Science Celebration, on May 11 at the North Island College. Photo supplied

Science World is On The Road to Courtenay

Science World is bringing its unique and entertaining science shows to Courtenay…

  • May 7, 2019
Science World is bringing its unique and entertaining science shows to Courtenay for the Community Science Celebration, on May 11 at the North Island College. Photo supplied

Firefit coming to Courtenay

Competition to take place in Superstore parking lot

  • May 7, 2019
Approximately 25 people stood outside MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard’s office earlier this year, asking government to impose a moratorium on old-growth forest logging. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela

Courtenay town hall on forests and climate change upcoming

Sierra Club BC, Wilderness Committee co-hosting event

  • May 4, 2019
Approximately 25 people stood outside MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard’s office earlier this year, asking government to impose a moratorium on old-growth forest logging. Photo by Jolene Rudisuela
A donation to the Comox Valley Food Bank in the month of May could net you this fabulous gift basket, valued at more than $300.

Courtenay art gallery spearheading food bank drive

Win a Spirits of the West Coast Art Gallery gift basket

  • May 3, 2019
A donation to the Comox Valley Food Bank in the month of May could net you this fabulous gift basket, valued at more than $300.
Buzz on Bees: As spring arrives, so does our first nectar flow

Buzz on Bees: As spring arrives, so does our first nectar flow

Rachel Halliwell Special to Black Press Spring has sprung and as our…

  • May 3, 2019
Buzz on Bees: As spring arrives, so does our first nectar flow
The Coxes’ Amelanchier x grandiflora ‘Princess Diana’ is now royally resplendent in white flowers.

Duchess of Dirt: Spring finally in bloom as nature reacts to warmer days

Leslie Cox Special to The Record Feeling very much like the March…

  • May 2, 2019
The Coxes’ Amelanchier x grandiflora ‘Princess Diana’ is now royally resplendent in white flowers.
Comox Valley school district hosting public meetings to address space constraints

Comox Valley school district hosting public meetings to address space constraints

Comox Valley Schools is beginning a conversation with the public to address…

  • May 2, 2019
Comox Valley school district hosting public meetings to address space constraints
Presentation on recycling, waste diversion in the Comox Valley

Presentation on recycling, waste diversion in the Comox Valley

Do you have questions about recycling and waste diversion? Would you like…

  • May 2, 2019
Presentation on recycling, waste diversion in the Comox Valley
Judith Williams photo courtesy Darshan Photography. Inset, book cover

Courtenay Museum presents author Judith Williams

Slide show and talk surrounding latest book

  • May 2, 2019
Judith Williams photo courtesy Darshan Photography. Inset, book cover