The Zone 2 Silver Tsunamis were among the women’s hockey teams that made their debut at the 2018 55+ BC Games. Photo supplied

Registration open for 55+ Games

If you’ve ever wanted to vacation in wine Country in September, and play a sport in the 55+ BC Games, now is your chance. This year, the Games (formerly known as the BC Senior’s Games) are set to roll in Kelowna. Sports featured are 8-ball, archery, badminton, bocce, carpet bowling, cribbage, cycling, darts, dragon boating, equestrian, fast-pitch, 5 pin bowling, floor curling, golf, women’s and men’s hockey, horseshoes, ice curling, lawn bowling, mountain biking, pickleball, slo-pitch, snooker, women’s 7 aside and men’s 11 aside soccer, sturling (curling with a stick), squash, swimming, table tennis, tennis, track and field, triathlon and whist.

The event runs from Sept. 10–14. Registration opened March 1.

Register at

The Comox Valley is in Zone 2. Each sport has a co-ordinator to contact for details.

Just Posted

Marine tourism a driving force for Vancouver Island’s economy

State of the Island Economic Summit takes place Oct. 23-24

19 Wing Comox welcomes new wing commander

Col. Dany Poitras assumed command of 19 Wing Comox

Pacific Salmon Foundation contributes $42,000 to Comox Valley wild salmon restoration projects

The Pacific Salmon Foundation announced it is contributing more than $42,000 to… Continue reading

Mount Washington zip line nearing completion

Once finished, the line will be the longest and steepest zip line on Vancouver Island

Jets host peewee baseball tourney

The Comox Valley peewee A Jets baseball team is hosting a 10-team… Continue reading

Recall: Certain Pacific oysters may pose threat of paralytic shellfish poisoning

Consumers urged to either return affected packages or throw them out

How a Kamloops-born man helped put us on the moon

Jim Chamberlin did troubleshooting for the Apollo program, which led to its success

Sexual harassment complaints soaring amid ‘frat boy culture’ in Canada’s airline industry

‘It’s a #MeToo dumpster fire…and it’s exhausting for survivors’

How much do you know about the moon?

To mark the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, see how well you know space

Body, burning truck found near northern B.C. town

RCMP unsure if the two separate discoveries are related

Couple found dead along northern B.C. highway in double homicide

Woman from the U.S. and man from Australia found dead near Liard Hot Springs

UPDATE: West Kelowna fawn euthanized, not claimed by sanctuary

Gilbert the deer has been euthanized after a suitable home was not found in time

BC Wildfire Service warns wet weather no reason to be complacent

Fire risk currently low for much of B.C. compared to same time over last two years.

Most Read