Comox Valley Regional District

Amara Farm owner Arzeena Hamir and daughter Amina tend to their stand at farmers market. File photo

Government increases support for B.C. seed growers

Province investing $90,000 to scale up seed production and processing

Amara Farm owner Arzeena Hamir and daughter Amina tend to their stand at farmers market. File photo
The Comox Valley Regional District has conmmenced legal action against the shipbreaking company in Union Bay. File photo

Comox Valley Regional District sues to halt Union Bay shipbreaking operation

Regional officials say controversial Deep Water Recovery activities not permitted under bylaw

  • Apr 25, 2022
The Comox Valley Regional District has conmmenced legal action against the shipbreaking company in Union Bay. File photo
Fire departments from Courtenay, Comox, Oyster River and Fanny Bay will be conducting a wildfire training exercise with BC Wildfire in the Williams Beach/Coleman Road areas May 7. File photo

Comox Valley fire departments to conduct wildfire training exercise

The Oyster River, Courtenay, Comox and Fanny Bay fire departments will be…

  • Apr 25, 2022
Fire departments from Courtenay, Comox, Oyster River and Fanny Bay will be conducting a wildfire training exercise with BC Wildfire in the Williams Beach/Coleman Road areas May 7. File photo
Former Comox Valley Record publisher Keith Currie, seen here volunteering at the Ryan Road McDonald’s on McHappy Day, was a long-time board member with the Comox Valley Exhibition. Black Press file photo

NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK: Comox Valley Exhibition could not take place without its volunteers

Comox Valley Exhibition has been celebrating our volunteers for 148 years. As…

  • Apr 20, 2022
Former Comox Valley Record publisher Keith Currie, seen here volunteering at the Ryan Road McDonald’s on McHappy Day, was a long-time board member with the Comox Valley Exhibition. Black Press file photo
Edwin Grieve, Area C director of the CVRD, is all smiles as he stands next to the new Merville Fire Truck. He was also smiling at the April 12 board meeting when it was announced that a fire hall will be constructed at Mt. Washington. Photo supplied

Public approves construction of fire hall at Mount Washington

The public has given its approval for the construction of a fire…

Edwin Grieve, Area C director of the CVRD, is all smiles as he stands next to the new Merville Fire Truck. He was also smiling at the April 12 board meeting when it was announced that a fire hall will be constructed at Mt. Washington. Photo supplied
File photo of bus in Courtenay.

Feedback required to shape future of Comox Valley transit system

BC Transit and the Comox Valley Regional District want to receive feedback…

  • Apr 17, 2022
File photo of bus in Courtenay.
The Comox Valley Regional District board deferred a proposed amendment to a remuneration/expenses bylaw for further study.

Comox Valley Regional District directors defer remuneration bylaw

The Comox Valley Regional District board deferred a proposed amendment to a…

The Comox Valley Regional District board deferred a proposed amendment to a remuneration/expenses bylaw for further study.
File photo of CVRD office.

Comox Valley Regional District board adopts 2022-2026 budget

The Comox Valley Regional District board has adopted its 2022-2026 financial plan,…

File photo of CVRD office.
Crash to Pass is a fan favourite at Saratoga Speedway. Douglas Waller photo

Owners of Black Creek racetrack withdraw rezoning application

The owners of Saratoga Speedway in Black Creek have withdrawn a rezoning…

Crash to Pass is a fan favourite at Saratoga Speedway. Douglas Waller photo
File photo of Connect Warming Centre on Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay.

Courtenay to manage grant to help the unsheltered

Closure of Connect Warming Centre a blow to the community

File photo of Connect Warming Centre on Cliffe Avenue in Courtenay.
The Comox Valley Sewer Service’s Liquid Waste Management Plan (LWMP) is nearing completion. File photo

Comox Valley sewer plans ready to share with community

The Comox Valley Sewer Service’s Liquid Waste Management Plan (LWMP) is nearing…

  • Mar 24, 2022
The Comox Valley Sewer Service’s Liquid Waste Management Plan (LWMP) is nearing completion. File photo
Route 22 crew member explains why a partially filled ferry departs for Hornby, leaving vehicles behind at the Gravelly Bay terminal. Photo supplied

Hornby, Denman residents call ferry service unacceptable

Islands calling for larger, newer ferries

  • Mar 24, 2022
Route 22 crew member explains why a partially filled ferry departs for Hornby, leaving vehicles behind at the Gravelly Bay terminal. Photo supplied
Comox Valley elected officials who addressed the Provincial Electoral Boundaries Commission Thursday in Courtenay, from left: Comox Mayor Russ Arnott, Area C director Edwin Grieve, Area A director Daniel Arbour, Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird, Courtenay Coun. Doug Hillian and SD71 trustee Sheila McDonnell.

Leaders advocate to restore Comox Valley provincial electoral district

At a Thursday visit to Courtenay by the Provincial Electoral Boundaries Commission,…

Comox Valley elected officials who addressed the Provincial Electoral Boundaries Commission Thursday in Courtenay, from left: Comox Mayor Russ Arnott, Area C director Edwin Grieve, Area A director Daniel Arbour, Cumberland Mayor Leslie Baird, Courtenay Coun. Doug Hillian and SD71 trustee Sheila McDonnell.
The Children’s Interactive Garden at the Gardens on Anderton. Photo supplied

Anderton Therapeutic Gardens Society appeals to politicians for support

The Anderton Therapeutic Gardens Society has appealed to Comox Valley Regional District…

The Children’s Interactive Garden at the Gardens on Anderton. Photo supplied
Homeless encampment in Courtenay. File photo

Comox Valley directors approve $350,000 requisition to support the homeless

A regional Homelessness Supports Service has reached its seventh year of operation.…

Homeless encampment in Courtenay. File photo
This photo by Douglas Waller shows a Crash To Pass feature race that included 15-foot Fiberglas boats.

Comox Valley directors approve second reading of contentious application

A group of Black Creek residents delivered a second presentation against a…

This photo by Douglas Waller shows a Crash To Pass feature race that included 15-foot Fiberglas boats.
To submit a letter to the editor, e-mail letters@comoxvalleyrecord.com Include your first and last name and your city of residence. Letters will be edited.

LETTER – Comox Valley Regional District’s justification for cancelled beach fire program questioned

Dear editor, Gathering around a beach fire has got to be one…

  • Mar 10, 2022
To submit a letter to the editor, e-mail letters@comoxvalleyrecord.com Include your first and last name and your city of residence. Letters will be edited.
BC Transit and the Comox Valley Regional District have announced route 15, Comox Mall/Aquatic Centre. File photo

Comox Valley Regional Transit System adds new route

Riders in the Comox Valley Regional Transit System will soon benefit from…

  • Mar 7, 2022
BC Transit and the Comox Valley Regional District have announced route 15, Comox Mall/Aquatic Centre. File photo
CVRD staff will compile a report about options to find alternative voting structures for water. File photo

Comox director hopes for more equitable water vote structure

Comox director Ken Grant takes issue with the assignment of weighted votes…

CVRD staff will compile a report about options to find alternative voting structures for water. File photo
The Sewer System Conveyance Project is estimated to cost $82 million. File photo

Comox Valley Sewage Commission considers costly projects

The Comox Valley Sewage Commission endorsed a design-build component of a complex…

The Sewer System Conveyance Project is estimated to cost $82 million. File photo
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