Comox Valley Regional District

The Saratoga Speedway 2022 racing season kicked off Saturday, April 30, to a good-sized crowd. Photo by Doug Waller

Saratoga Speedway proponents say majority are in favour of the facility

CVRD has voted to amend its noise bylaw to appease those adversely affected by the race track

The Saratoga Speedway 2022 racing season kicked off Saturday, April 30, to a good-sized crowd. Photo by Doug Waller
File photo of a trail at Seal Bay Park in the CVRD.

Comox Valley directors consider voting options for parks service

A regional parks service could offer elected officials a way to protect…

File photo of a trail at Seal Bay Park in the CVRD.
File photo of volunteers and visitors at the Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society — which is receiving support from the CVRD Rural Community Grant program.

Rural community grants put funds back into Comox Valley Regional District

The Comox Valley Regional District each year provides a variety of granting…

  • Jun 29, 2022
File photo of volunteers and visitors at the Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society — which is receiving support from the CVRD Rural Community Grant program.
File photo of a race day event at Saratoga Speedway.

Comox Valley Regional District to amend noise control bylaw

Bylaw amendments intend to address auto racing noise at Black Creek racetrack

File photo of a race day event at Saratoga Speedway.
The Aldergrove community in Area B has been granted “FireSmart Neighbourhood” designation in the Comox Valley. Photo supplied

Neighbourhood Emergency Preparedness Program launches in the Comox Valley

The Comox Valley Emergency Program announced the soft launch of its refreshed…

  • Jun 28, 2022
The Aldergrove community in Area B has been granted “FireSmart Neighbourhood” designation in the Comox Valley. Photo supplied
BC Transit and the Comox Valley Regional District will be offering free transit to help celebrate Canada Day on July 1. File photo

Free transit offered in Comox Valley on Canada Day

BC Transit and the Comox Valley Regional District will be offering free…

  • Jun 23, 2022
BC Transit and the Comox Valley Regional District will be offering free transit to help celebrate Canada Day on July 1. File photo
File photo of CVRD office.

Comox Valley Regional District, USW reach new collective agreement

The Comox Valley Regional District and United Steel Workers Union Local 1-1937,…

  • Jun 23, 2022
File photo of CVRD office.
Supplied photo of the old Saratoga Speedway oval.

Further noise complaints about Black Creek racetrack

Members of the Saratoga Speedway Complex Concerned Citizens have again appealed to…

Supplied photo of the old Saratoga Speedway oval.
The City of Courtenay, Town of Comox, Village of Cumberland and the Comox Valley Regional District respectfully acknowledge the land on which they operate is on the unceded traditional territory of the K’ómoks First Nation, the traditional keepers of this land. Photo supplied

Comox Valley residents encouraged to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. Together as elected officials, we…

  • Jun 20, 2022
The City of Courtenay, Town of Comox, Village of Cumberland and the Comox Valley Regional District respectfully acknowledge the land on which they operate is on the unceded traditional territory of the K’ómoks First Nation, the traditional keepers of this land. Photo supplied
Royston Road West. Photo supplied

Royston residents appeal to district to prioritize road safety

Community members have appealed to the regional district to prioritize the safety…

Royston Road West. Photo supplied
File photo of Perseverance Trail Run in Cumberland. Lorenz Jimenez Photography

Comox Valley Road Runners hit the trails

While road running might be in their name, the Comox Valley Road…

  • Jun 17, 2022
File photo of Perseverance Trail Run in Cumberland. Lorenz Jimenez Photography
A Regional Parks Service would help to protect and preserve natural areas, and develop a network of greenways and trails in the CVRD. File photo

Directors debate structure of Comox Valley regional parks service

Establishing a bylaw for a Regional Parks and Trails Service hit a…

A Regional Parks Service would help to protect and preserve natural areas, and develop a network of greenways and trails in the CVRD. File photo
File photo of CVRD office in Courtenay

Comox Valley Regional District sets targets to reduce corporate GHG emissions

On June 6 of last year, the temperature exceeded 50C in at…

File photo of CVRD office in Courtenay
File photo of a mini model of a tower that had been placed on Condensory Road.

Bylaw to clarify issues with communication towers in Comox Valley

The Comox Valley Regional District board gave third reading Tuesday (May 24)…

File photo of a mini model of a tower that had been placed on Condensory Road.
Another season of racing has begun at Saratoga Speedway. File photo

Black Creek residents unhappy with racetrack noise

Couple says weekend racing was four days of noise and pollution

Another season of racing has begun at Saratoga Speedway. File photo
Comox Valley Regional District Area B director Arzeena Hamir will run for re-election on Oct. 15. File photo

Comox Valley Regional District director Hamir announces re-election bid

Incumbent politician and local farmer Arzeena Hamir is formally declaring that she…

Comox Valley Regional District Area B director Arzeena Hamir will run for re-election on Oct. 15. File photo
Pictured in 2019: Odette (co-founder), Catherine Dextrase (organizer and co-founder), Sherry Moon (Cedar Brushing), Shannon Alfred (Cedar Brushing) and Tessa Mythos (artist). Photo supplied

Earthshine Events offers third biannual event in Comox Valley

Earthshine Events is excited to be offering its third biannual event after…

  • May 18, 2022
Pictured in 2019: Odette (co-founder), Catherine Dextrase (organizer and co-founder), Sherry Moon (Cedar Brushing), Shannon Alfred (Cedar Brushing) and Tessa Mythos (artist). Photo supplied
Area A director Daniel Arbour is putting his name for re-election to the FCM. File photo

Comox Valley Regional District director seeks re-election to FCM

After winning a seat last year to help represent B.C. on the…

  • May 18, 2022
Area A director Daniel Arbour is putting his name for re-election to the FCM. File photo
Flames rise from a steep hillside just outside of Zeballos in 2018. File photo

Comox Valley Regional District encourages residents to FireSmart homes

The Comox Valley Regional District and K’ómoks First Nation are encouraging homeowners…

  • May 17, 2022
Flames rise from a steep hillside just outside of Zeballos in 2018. File photo
The Comox Valley Regional District and municipalities are working to collect input about the use of sports fields. File photo

Comox Valley Regional District CVRD collects input about sports field use

The Comox Valley Regional District and municipalities are working to collect input…

  • May 17, 2022
The Comox Valley Regional District and municipalities are working to collect input about the use of sports fields. File photo
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