Comox Valley Regional District

The CVRD board has agreed to expand custom transit service such as handyDART in the future but is holding off on conventional service expansion until it has more information from upcoming plans. File photo

Comox Valley Regional District backs custom transit upgrades

Regional district board holds off on conventional service expansion for now

The CVRD board has agreed to expand custom transit service such as handyDART in the future but is holding off on conventional service expansion until it has more information from upcoming plans. File photo
The Comox Valley Regional District has moved most water restrictions back to Stage 1. Black Press file photo

Comox Valley Regional District moves most water restrictions to Stage 1

Royston and Union Bay residents remain at Stage 2 for water use for now

The Comox Valley Regional District has moved most water restrictions back to Stage 1. Black Press file photo
The arts council wants a more formal relationship with the CVRD. Record file photo

Comox Valley Arts Council asks CVRD for more formal relationship

“Tourism is going to be a big part of a recovery…. At the moment, we lack a collective brand.”

The arts council wants a more formal relationship with the CVRD. Record file photo
Fanny Bay residents conducted a neighbourhood meeting in 2020 to discuss problem properties owned by Amandio Santos. File photo supplied

Landlord pleads to six CVRD bylaw infractions at ‘problem’ properties

Penalties for Amandio Santos, River Dam Holdings include $35,000 in fines plus legal fees

Fanny Bay residents conducted a neighbourhood meeting in 2020 to discuss problem properties owned by Amandio Santos. File photo supplied
Letters to the editor.

LETTER – Flapper valves no match for harsh chemicals used in water treatment

Dear editor, We have lived in two new houses in the Comox…

  • Sep 22, 2021
Letters to the editor.
The Comox Valley Regional District invited partners and guests to tour its new water treatment plant on Sept. 22. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Comox Valley Regional District opens new water plant on time and budget

Boil water advisories should be a thing of the past because of new facility, say staff

The Comox Valley Regional District invited partners and guests to tour its new water treatment plant on Sept. 22. Photo by Mike Chouinard
CVRD is taking the next steps to increase internet capacity for Denman Island and Hornby Island. File photo

CVRD takes next steps on Internet project for Denman, Hornby Island

Voters will have to give assent for the regional district to borrow its share of costs

CVRD is taking the next steps to increase internet capacity for Denman Island and Hornby Island. File photo
Union Bay is at Stage 2 watering restrictions as of Aug. 30. (Black Press file)

Stage 2 water restrictions brought in for Union Bay

“The water level in Langley Lake has continued to fall over this particularly dry summer”

Union Bay is at Stage 2 watering restrictions as of Aug. 30. (Black Press file)
The CVRD case against landlord Amandio Santos and River Dam Holdings is scheduled for three days in September, but Santos’s lawyer thinks they might need more time for the trial. Record file photo

Santos lawyer wants more time for bylaw court dates

Comox Valley landlord, company faces 17 bylaw offences from the regional district

The CVRD case against landlord Amandio Santos and River Dam Holdings is scheduled for three days in September, but Santos’s lawyer thinks they might need more time for the trial. Record file photo
Helmets will now be required for skates at the Comox Valley Sports Centre. File photo supplied

Comox Valley Regional District now requires helmets for skating

Skating can be dangerous, but skaters face risk of potential head injuries

Helmets will now be required for skates at the Comox Valley Sports Centre. File photo supplied
The visitor centre for the Comox Valley. Record file photo

Tourism centre officially transferred to Comox Valley Regional District

Tourism Vancouver Island will continue to operate the centre at Small Road

The visitor centre for the Comox Valley. Record file photo
After the school board endorsed a national coalition for healthy food in schools, local governments including the Comox Valley Regional District are now giving support. Screenshot, Comox Valley Schools

Comox Valley Regional District tackles food security

“I think we do have other resources that we could put on the table.”

After the school board endorsed a national coalition for healthy food in schools, local governments including the Comox Valley Regional District are now giving support. Screenshot, Comox Valley Schools
The regional district has now adopted bylaws to take over services from the Union Bay Improvement District. Record file photo

Comox Valley Regional District passes Union Bay services bylaws

Region takes over community’s water, fire protection and streetlight services

The regional district has now adopted bylaws to take over services from the Union Bay Improvement District. Record file photo
An electric vehicle fast-charging station at 757 Ryan Rd., Courtenay, in the Superstore parking lot, right next to the gas station. Photo by Terry Farrell

CVRD passes motion to explore the elimination of petroleum-derived fuels at gas stations

Daniel Arbour wants region to give new vehicle fuels edge over petroleum

An electric vehicle fast-charging station at 757 Ryan Rd., Courtenay, in the Superstore parking lot, right next to the gas station. Photo by Terry Farrell
An EV station in Courternay. CVRD Area A director Daniel Arbour is hoping the region can give a boost to new rather than old fuels. Record file photo

Comox Valley Regional District director wants limits on gas stations

Daniel Arbour wants region to give new vehicle fuels edge over petroleum

An EV station in Courternay. CVRD Area A director Daniel Arbour is hoping the region can give a boost to new rather than old fuels. Record file photo
Internet service on Denman Island and Hornby Island is improving because of new provincial government funding. File photo

Province funds internet upgrades for Hornby, Denman

Comox Valley Regional District needs to go to referendum to cover its share

Internet service on Denman Island and Hornby Island is improving because of new provincial government funding. File photo
The regional district approved adding transit hours for the Comox Valley. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Comox Valley Regional District adds bus service hours, electoral areas stops

Changes mean 3,600 service hours added to three routes and new Back Road route

The regional district approved adding transit hours for the Comox Valley. Photo by Mike Chouinard
DreamWorks Animation LLC Everest the yeti with Yi, voiced by Chloe Bennet, in a scene from “Abominable.”

Drive-in movie coming to Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds

Coastal Community presents Abominable Aug. 7

  • Aug 1, 2021
DreamWorks Animation LLC Everest the yeti with Yi, voiced by Chloe Bennet, in a scene from “Abominable.”
Area A director Daniel Arbour is anticipating a master plan for Union Bay water services in the next five or six months. File photo submitted

Comox Valley Regional District approves Union Bay water plant additions

The new plant opened last year but needs a permanent office, washroom, IT upgrades

Area A director Daniel Arbour is anticipating a master plan for Union Bay water services in the next five or six months. File photo submitted
Area A director Daniel Arbour and Fanny Bay community members celebrate the event. Photo supplied

There’s a new place to play in Fanny Bay

Comox Valley Regional District, community open new playground in community

Area A director Daniel Arbour and Fanny Bay community members celebrate the event. Photo supplied