Comox Valley Regional District

The CVRD has completed a watermain repair to the Black Creek-Oyster Bay Water System stemming from a July 20 report of a major leak. Photo supplied

Leak repaired to Black Creek-Oyster Bay Water System

The Comox Valley Regional District Engineering Services has completed the watermain repair…

  • Aug 12, 2022
The CVRD has completed a watermain repair to the Black Creek-Oyster Bay Water System stemming from a July 20 report of a major leak. Photo supplied
File photo outside CVRD office.

Comox Valley Regional District directors ask for clarity about vice-chair role

The Comox Valley Regional District board approved a remuneration/expenses bylaw that includes…

File photo outside CVRD office.
File photo of a model of a tower proposed on Dove Creek Road.

Telus to connect homes, businesses in Comox Valley neighbourhood

Government has committed to connecting under-served B.C. communities to high-speed internet by…

File photo of a model of a tower proposed on Dove Creek Road.
The federal election is now over... so what do we do with ourselves? (Langley Advance Times files)

Comox Valley Regional District offering workshop for anyone interested in running for office

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

The federal election is now over... so what do we do with ourselves? (Langley Advance Times files)
File photo of building site in Courtenay.

Contractors, CVRD struggle with building permit backlog

The Electoral Area Services Committee has passed a motion to scope out…

File photo of building site in Courtenay.
(Black Press files)

Comox Valley Regional District issues campfire ban

As a result of a campfire ban enacted by BC Wildfire Service,…

  • Aug 4, 2022
(Black Press files)
Review of building permit applications is taking up to four months in the Comox Valley Regional District Electoral Areas A, B and C. Photo by Kim Stallknecht

Delays expected for building permits in Comox Valley

Due to high volume, permit complexity and reduced staffing levels, review of…

  • Aug 4, 2022
Review of building permit applications is taking up to four months in the Comox Valley Regional District Electoral Areas A, B and C. Photo by Kim Stallknecht
The CVRD board has approved in principle the concept of a new publicly owned operations facility proposed by BC Transit. File photo

Comox Valley directors deliberate electrification of bus fleet

BC Transit proposes publicly owned operations facility

The CVRD board has approved in principle the concept of a new publicly owned operations facility proposed by BC Transit. File photo
The Comox Valley Regional District Sports and Aquatic centres are launching the new Lifesaving Society’s Swim for Life program. File photo

Comox Valley Regional District changes focus of swim lesson program

The Comox Valley Regional District Sports and Aquatic centres are launching the…

  • Jul 28, 2022
The Comox Valley Regional District Sports and Aquatic centres are launching the new Lifesaving Society’s Swim for Life program. File photo
Some billboard signs along a highway are old and advertise a storefront that is no longer there. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)

Unauthorized signage distracting Courtenay drivers, ministry says

Corridor study finds 27 per cent of collisions a result of driver inattentiveness

Some billboard signs along a highway are old and advertise a storefront that is no longer there. (Stephanie Hagenaars photo)
File photo of a race night at Saratoga Speedway in Black Creek.

Comox Valley Regional District proposes compromise to address racetrack noise

In an effort to reach a compromise between auto racing fans and…

File photo of a race night at Saratoga Speedway in Black Creek.
File photo of CVRD office.

Directors approve funds for victim services, homeless supports in Comox Valley

Regional district directors awarded Tuesday a three-year contract to the Comox Valley…

  • Jul 27, 2022
File photo of CVRD office.
BC Transit and the Comox Valley Regional District will be offering free transit to help celebrate BC Day on Aug. 1. File photo

Free BC Transit service on BC Day

BC Transit and the Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) are announcing free…

  • Jul 27, 2022
BC Transit and the Comox Valley Regional District will be offering free transit to help celebrate BC Day on Aug. 1. File photo
A map of park areas in the CVRD. file screenshot, CVRD website

Cumberland is fine with regional parks plan idea

Service not intended to affect current municipal park systems

A map of park areas in the CVRD. file screenshot, CVRD website
The Oyster River Fire Department responded to a rollover on Macauley Road on July 17. Photo supplied.
The Oyster River Fire Department responded to a vehicle that tipped over after leaving the road on Macauley Road on July 17. Photo supplied.

Another serious accident on Macaulay Road in Black Creek has residents demanding action

Another serious accident on Macaulay Road in Black Creek has residents sounding…

The Oyster River Fire Department responded to a rollover on Macauley Road on July 17. Photo supplied.
The Oyster River Fire Department responded to a vehicle that tipped over after leaving the road on Macauley Road on July 17. Photo supplied.
Volunteer sherpas transport Judy Norbury along the boardwalk at Paradise Meadows. Photo supplied

Information Centre opens at Strathcona Provincial Park

Strathcona Wilderness Institute needs volunteers

  • Jul 15, 2022
Volunteer sherpas transport Judy Norbury along the boardwalk at Paradise Meadows. Photo supplied
File photo of CVRD office.

Comox Valley Regional District directors approve remuneration bump

Remuneration for members of the Comox Valley Regional District board will increase…

File photo of CVRD office.
Merville Fire Rescue firefighters Graeme Sargent (left) and Chris Chambers hold the ribbon, while Edwin Grieve (CVRD Area C director), Arzeena Hamir (CVRD Area B director), Melisa Whitelaw (Merville Fire Rescue) and Bruce Green (Fire Chief, Oyster River Fire Rescue) perform the “cutting duties” at the official grand opening of the Merville fire hall. Photo supplied

Comox Valley Regional District celebrates opening of Merville fire hall

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) announced the official opening of the…

Merville Fire Rescue firefighters Graeme Sargent (left) and Chris Chambers hold the ribbon, while Edwin Grieve (CVRD Area C director), Arzeena Hamir (CVRD Area B director), Melisa Whitelaw (Merville Fire Rescue) and Bruce Green (Fire Chief, Oyster River Fire Rescue) perform the “cutting duties” at the official grand opening of the Merville fire hall. Photo supplied
The CVRD has hired a new chief financial officer. Record file photo

Comox Valley Regional District hires new CFO

Lucy Wiwcharuk comes from Alberta and will start in early August

The CVRD has hired a new chief financial officer. Record file photo
The public is invited to a youth led tour of Masters Greenway on July 5 at noon. Photo supplied

Youth-led educational nature walk of Masters Greenway planned for July 5

The public is invited to a youth led tour of Masters Greenway…

The public is invited to a youth led tour of Masters Greenway on July 5 at noon. Photo supplied
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