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Gukwas sa Wagalus Rainbow House intends to addresses a gap in the social justice system when it comes to 2SLGBTQ+ youth. Photo by Ali Roddam

Housing project proponents seek help from Courtenay

The Dawn to Dawn Action on Homelessness Society is working on a…

 

Courtenay Coun./CVRD board vice-chair Will Cole-Hamilton will be joining the board of directors of the Union of British Columbia Municipalities. File photo

Courtenay councillor takes a seat on Union of BC Municipalities board

Courtenay Coun. Will Cole-Hamilton will be joining the board of directors of…

  • Jan 16, 2023

 

Watershed map shows the No. 2 Dam. Image, Village of Cumberland

Senior governments invest in Cumberland dam project

Following an application in the fall of 2020, the Village of Cumberland…

 

File photo of the Wachiay Friendship Centre. The Wachiay affordable housing project will be located at 1679 McPhee Ave. in Courtenay.

Courtenay project to house low-income Indigenous seniors, singles

Naut’sa mawt, a Coast Salish word meaning ‘together as one,’ is the…

File photo of the Wachiay Friendship Centre. The Wachiay affordable housing project will be located at 1679 McPhee Ave. in Courtenay.
Kamloops Mayor Reid Hamer-Jackson.Dave Eagles/KTW
Kamloops Mayor Reid Hamer-Jackson.Dave Eagles/KTW
Courtenay City Hall. File photo

Courtenay council meetings moving to Wednesdays in 2023

After decades of Monday council meetings, starting in 2023 Courtenay council will…

  • Nov 24, 2022
Courtenay City Hall. File photo
Symbolic photo of a community Substance Use Strategy for the Comox Valley. File photo

Comox Valley Substance Use Strategy moves into data analysis, recommendations

Never forget that 21 people in the Comox Valley died from toxic…

Symbolic photo of a community Substance Use Strategy for the Comox Valley. File photo
Courtenay Mayor Bob Wells addresses the gallery at the inaugural meeting of the newly elected city council, Monday at the CVRD Civic Room. Scott Stanfield photo

Courtenay Mayor Bob Wells delivers inaugural address

Courtenay Mayor Bob Wells addressed a full gallery at the inaugural meeting…

  • Nov 7, 2022
Courtenay Mayor Bob Wells addresses the gallery at the inaugural meeting of the newly elected city council, Monday at the CVRD Civic Room. Scott Stanfield photo
Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird, left, is pictured at a recent special council meeting where Gwyn Sproule was honoured with the Freedom of the Village. File photo

Cumberland Mayor bids farewell, leaves council with message

Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird kicked off her final meeting Monday, Oct. 24…

Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird, left, is pictured at a recent special council meeting where Gwyn Sproule was honoured with the Freedom of the Village. File photo
Former Courtenay fire chief Lawrence Burns was the guest of honour Tuesday at a dedication event at an East Courtenay park that bears his name. Photo: McKinnon Photography

Courtenay honours former fire chief with park bearing his name

The city honoured Lawrence Burns at a dedication event Tuesday at an…

Former Courtenay fire chief Lawrence Burns was the guest of honour Tuesday at a dedication event at an East Courtenay park that bears his name. Photo: McKinnon Photography
Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird, left, presented Gwyn Sproule with the Freedom of the Village at a special council meeting Thursday. Scott Stanfield photo

Gwyn Sproule receives Cumberland’s Freedom of the Village

Gwyn Sproule is the first woman and sixth person in Cumberland’s history…

Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird, left, presented Gwyn Sproule with the Freedom of the Village at a special council meeting Thursday. Scott Stanfield photo
The visibility of unsheltered individuals in the Comox Valley has risen significantly since the last homelessness count. File photo

Courtenay residents share idea to resolve traffic concerns

During the pandemic, local municipalities needed to respond to an increased visibility…

The visibility of unsheltered individuals in the Comox Valley has risen significantly since the last homelessness count. File photo
A monument honours victims at a Black Lives Matter event in the Comox Valley in June 2020. Cumberland is now looking at bringing in an anti-racism policy. Record file photo

Cumberland anti-racism policy takes next step

BRIEFS: Village needs members for board of variance

A monument honours victims at a Black Lives Matter event in the Comox Valley in June 2020. Cumberland is now looking at bringing in an anti-racism policy. Record file photo
File photo of an OCP brainstorming session at the Filberg Centre.

Courtenay adopts new Official Community Plan

Courtenay’s growth and municipal services will be guided by an updated vision,…

  • Jul 27, 2022
File photo of an OCP brainstorming session at the Filberg Centre.
The 5th Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project came to $6.99 million. File photo

Bridge project in Courtenay exceeded budget, timeline

Proposed costs had been a little more than $6.5 million, but the…

The 5th Street Bridge Rehabilitation Project came to $6.99 million. File photo
The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)

Make way: 46-storey campus housing tower gets green light in Kelowna

Council passed the newly created CD28 zone making way for the tower

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)
File photo of Connect Warming Centre on Cliffe Avenue.

Courtenay council approves lease renewal for warming centre

Courtenay council approved a one-year lease renewal that will enable the Comox…

File photo of Connect Warming Centre on Cliffe Avenue.
File photo shows McPhee Meadows boundary.

City of Courtenay to apply for grant for park project

The City of Courtenay will apply for grant funding for the McPhee…

File photo shows McPhee Meadows boundary.
A student housing commons project at NIC will be located along Ryan Road near the intersection at Lerwick. File photo

College updates Courtenay council about student housing project

North Island College is in the early stages of the RFP (Request…

A student housing commons project at NIC will be located along Ryan Road near the intersection at Lerwick. File photo
This DCBIA wayfinding sign was recently installed at 4th and England. Scott Stanfield photo

Courtenay council approves remuneration increase

Courtenay council adopted Monday a remuneration bylaw to bump the mayor’s yearly…

This DCBIA wayfinding sign was recently installed at 4th and England. Scott Stanfield photo