Comox Valley Regional District

A map of current park areas in the CVRD. Screenshot, CVRD website

Cumberland commits staff to regional park study

Council holds off on firmer commitment to the CVRD’s plan

 

Cumberland has long gone its own way when it comes to parks. Record file photo

Cumberland hesitant about regional park service

Community was left out of area park plan back fifty years ago

 

The Comox Valley Sports Centre facility will be suspending CVRD indoor group physical activities until further notice. Photo supplied

CVRD suspends indoor group activities until further notice

Reservations required for individual activities at recreation centre

  • Dec 3, 2020

 

The process of integrating Union Bay services into the regional district can now begin. Record file photo

Union Bay transfer to region targeted for July 2021

Three services will be rolled into Comox Valley Regional District

The process of integrating Union Bay services into the regional district can now begin. Record file photo
MARS volunteer John shows ambassador owl Otis to visitors. Photo supplied

Merville avian rescue shelter seeing spike in victims of rat poisoning ingestion

Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society cautions against use of rodent poisons

MARS volunteer John shows ambassador owl Otis to visitors. Photo supplied
The Comox Valley Regional District continues to investigate the possibility of rural roadside garbage and recycling. File photo

Comox Valley Regional District takes another step toward rural roadside garbage and recycling collection

Electoral area directors are set for the next stage of consultation on…

  • Nov 17, 2020
The Comox Valley Regional District continues to investigate the possibility of rural roadside garbage and recycling. File photo
Justin Kent of Surrey qualified for the Half Marathon World Championships in Poland, after posting a time of 1:04:20 on the Comox Valley half-marathon course Sunday, Sept. 13. Photo by Terry Farrell

Comox Valley Road Runners adapting to the COVID times

Cathy Clark Special to The Record While Dr. Bonnie Henry’s COVID 19…

  • Nov 11, 2020
Justin Kent of Surrey qualified for the Half Marathon World Championships in Poland, after posting a time of 1:04:20 on the Comox Valley half-marathon course Sunday, Sept. 13. Photo by Terry Farrell
Local governments are encouraging people to wear facemasks when visiting government offices and facilities in the Comox Valley. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

Comox Valley governments ‘encouraging’ mask use, but will not mandate face masks

CVRD board chair says local governments will wait until the province mandates mask use

Local governments are encouraging people to wear facemasks when visiting government offices and facilities in the Comox Valley. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
Wes and Jacklyn. Photo supplied

YANA’s ability to adjust on the fly a huge stress relief for the Szabos family

Organization provided support for Wes, 4, and his family

  • Sep 27, 2020
Wes and Jacklyn. Photo supplied
The regional district is moving to Stage 3 watering restrictions in September. File photo

Comox Valley moving to Stage 3 water restrictions

The move is timed to coincide with upcoming BC Hydro maintenance

The regional district is moving to Stage 3 watering restrictions in September. File photo
There wll be delays on Comox Hill roads so the regional district can conduct geotechnical and groundwater work. Image, CVRD

CVRD work means road delays on Comox hill

Geotechnical and groundwater investigation on Comox Road and Glacier View Drive

There wll be delays on Comox Hill roads so the regional district can conduct geotechnical and groundwater work. Image, CVRD
Water restrictions are going to Stage 2 for the Comox Valley. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Comox Valley going to next phase of water restrictions

Forecast for water supply projections through September is well below normal

Water restrictions are going to Stage 2 for the Comox Valley. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Comox Valley Regional District awarded poverty reduction strategy grant

Comox Valley Regional District awarded poverty reduction strategy grant

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD), in partnership with the City of…

  • Jul 7, 2020
Comox Valley Regional District awarded poverty reduction strategy grant
The organics composting facility will be built adjacent to the current Campbell River Waste Management Centre. Black Press file photo

Three proponents submit for Comox-Strathcona organics facility

Composting project delayed but should still be ready by December 2021

The organics composting facility will be built adjacent to the current Campbell River Waste Management Centre. Black Press file photo
The CVRD will be fixing potholes in the Goose Spit area in June. Image supplied

Pothole work slated for Goose Spit area in Comox

Regional district working on Hawkins Road a four-day period

The CVRD will be fixing potholes in the Goose Spit area in June. Image supplied
The Courtenay Legion recently presented the Comox Valley Health Foundation with a cheque for $20,000. The Legion was going to have it support specific upgrades, however, given everything that is happening right now, they decided to use the funds to support our Foundation’s Area of Greatest Need. “The Legion is one of our longest, largest, and most dedicated donors over the years. They have supported St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation, and now the Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation for more than 20 years,” said CVHF executive director, Colt Lon. “We were thrilled to hear that the Courtenay Legion are using this extremely generous $20,000 gift to support Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation’s Areas of Greatest Need. Their dedication over the last 20+ years, providing monumental support to healthcare in the Comox Valley has had a profound effect on our community. We truly value, and are proud of the tremendous relationship we have with the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 17, of Courtenay”.

Comox Valley gives back

Comox Valley businesses, organizations and individuals helping improve the lives of others

  • Jun 2, 2020
The Courtenay Legion recently presented the Comox Valley Health Foundation with a cheque for $20,000. The Legion was going to have it support specific upgrades, however, given everything that is happening right now, they decided to use the funds to support our Foundation’s Area of Greatest Need. “The Legion is one of our longest, largest, and most dedicated donors over the years. They have supported St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation, and now the Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation for more than 20 years,” said CVHF executive director, Colt Lon. “We were thrilled to hear that the Courtenay Legion are using this extremely generous $20,000 gift to support Comox Valley Healthcare Foundation’s Areas of Greatest Need. Their dedication over the last 20+ years, providing monumental support to healthcare in the Comox Valley has had a profound effect on our community. We truly value, and are proud of the tremendous relationship we have with the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 17, of Courtenay”.
Gathered around the Keeping it Living Award are (from left to right) - Project Watershed Board member Don Castleden, Morrison Creek Streamkeepers Kathryn Clouston, Piet Rutgers of the Comox Valley Land Trust, and Project Watershed estuary co-ordinator Jennifer Sutherst. Photo by Isadora Datt

Two Comox Valley groups share annual Project Watershed award

Keep It Living Award given to Morrison Creek Streamkeepers and Comox Valley Land Trust

  • May 26, 2020
Gathered around the Keeping it Living Award are (from left to right) - Project Watershed Board member Don Castleden, Morrison Creek Streamkeepers Kathryn Clouston, Piet Rutgers of the Comox Valley Land Trust, and Project Watershed estuary co-ordinator Jennifer Sutherst. Photo by Isadora Datt
The Goose Spit stairs will reopen to the public, one way (going up the stairs only) on May 14. Photo via CVRD

Comox Valley Regional EOC announces reopening of some recreation facilities

Pickleball courts, Goose Spit stairs, skate parks among facilities listed

  • May 11, 2020
The Goose Spit stairs will reopen to the public, one way (going up the stairs only) on May 14. Photo via CVRD
The Goose Spit stairs and other rec sites were closed to the public in March. Photo, CVRD

Comox Valley bylaw officers to keep eye on distancing practices at hot spots

They will be patrolling regional parks, trails to educate and response to any complaints

The Goose Spit stairs and other rec sites were closed to the public in March. Photo, CVRD
Comox Valley Regional District office. Photo by Terry Farrell

Comox Valley Regional District approves emergency funding to address community COVID-19 issues

The Comox Valley Regional District’s board of directors has approved $148,279 in…

  • Apr 2, 2020
Comox Valley Regional District office. Photo by Terry Farrell