Comox

Col. J.P. Gagnon has assumed command of 19 Wing Comox. Photo supplied

New wing commander at 19 Wing Comox

Col. J.P. Gagnon assumed command of 19 Wing Comox from Col. Rhonda…

  • Jun 24, 2022
Col. J.P. Gagnon has assumed command of 19 Wing Comox. Photo supplied
Comox council voted in favour of undertaking public engagement to determine the location and design of a skate park and bicycle pump track. Photo supplied

Comox considers site options for skate park, bike track

Following the results of a Youth Recreation Report, Comox council voted in…

  • Jun 24, 2022
Comox council voted in favour of undertaking public engagement to determine the location and design of a skate park and bicycle pump track. Photo supplied
The Town of Comox will be holding an open house June 28 to present sustainability initiatives, and to receive input from residents on mitigating the impacts of climate change on the local environment. Photo supplied

Town of Comox hosts Climate Action open house

On Tuesday, June 28, the Town of Comox will be holding an…

  • Jun 23, 2022
The Town of Comox will be holding an open house June 28 to present sustainability initiatives, and to receive input from residents on mitigating the impacts of climate change on the local environment. Photo supplied
Helen Austin 2022. photo supplied

Great lineup slated for Summer Music Series at Comox’s Gardens on Anderton

By Mark Allan Special to the Record After a successful debut, the…

  • Jun 23, 2022
Helen Austin 2022. photo supplied
Alaina Brocklesby received the Governor General’s Award at the University of the Fraser Valley convocation June 15. Photo supplied

Comox resident scores perfect GPA for her master’s of social work degree

By Anne Russell Special to the Record Alaina Brocklesby of Comox did…

Alaina Brocklesby received the Governor General’s Award at the University of the Fraser Valley convocation June 15. Photo supplied
Sarah Hagen will be back in the Comox valley for a recital on June 28. Photo supplied

Sarah Hagen returns to Comox for a piano recital

Pianist Sarah Hagen returns to Comox United Church on Tuesday morning, June…

Sarah Hagen will be back in the Comox valley for a recital on June 28. Photo supplied
Members of the Prevailing Wins bring the boat in after a race. Photo by Mike Chouinard

13 teams go ‘Paddles Up!’ at Comox Dragon Boat Festival

Three Comox Valley teams among those in the competiton

Members of the Prevailing Wins bring the boat in after a race. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Health Minister Adrian Dix was in Comox Monday to announce construction of the new Providence Living Place, Together by the Sea. Scott Stanfield photo

Construction underway on innovative care village in Comox

Residents and seniors in the Comox Valley will soon have access to…

  • Jun 13, 2022
Health Minister Adrian Dix was in Comox Monday to announce construction of the new Providence Living Place, Together by the Sea. Scott Stanfield photo
The Hope Afloat team launches from Comox. Record file photo

Comox Dragon Boat Fest returns Saturday

“This will be a family-friendly festival, with music, food and more.”

The Hope Afloat team launches from Comox. Record file photo
On Thursday (June 9), the inaugural Swoop flight from Edmonton to Comox landed shortly after 8 a.m. from the ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC). Photo by Erin Haluschak

Swoop taking off into Comox

It is the second ULCC to service the Comox Valley Airport within the past few months

On Thursday (June 9), the inaugural Swoop flight from Edmonton to Comox landed shortly after 8 a.m. from the ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC). Photo by Erin Haluschak
The Gardens on Anderton will be hosting a special event to celebrate National Gardening Day, June 18. File photo

Gardens on Anderton celebrates National Gardening Day

The Canadian Garden Council has proclaimed 2022 the “Year of the Garden”…

The Gardens on Anderton will be hosting a special event to celebrate National Gardening Day, June 18. File photo
Alice Mwangi gives out kits and conducts an education session on Maasai land in Narok County, Kenya. (Photo Courtesy of Alice Mwangi)

Comox Days for Girls hosting a Strawberry Tea Social

Comox Days for Girls is hosting its inaugural Strawberry Tea Social fundraiser…

Alice Mwangi gives out kits and conducts an education session on Maasai land in Narok County, Kenya. (Photo Courtesy of Alice Mwangi)
Kittens, bunnies, goats, donkeys and more await the families at the Hands-On Farm at Filberg Park in Comox. Photo supplied

Hands On Farm opening for the season at Filberg Park in Comox

The Hands-on Farm at the Filberg Heritage Lodge in Comox opens on…

  • Jun 6, 2022
Kittens, bunnies, goats, donkeys and more await the families at the Hands-On Farm at Filberg Park in Comox. Photo supplied
The Gardens on Anderton is now open for the 2022 season. Photo supplied

Comox’s Gardens on Anderton now open for the season

The Anderton Therapeutic Garden Society (ATGS) is happy to welcome the public…

The Gardens on Anderton is now open for the 2022 season. Photo supplied
Kwaku Amoateng has published the scond instalment of his “The Magic Umbrella” series of children’s books, and this time he’s added some artistic submissions from his audience. Photo by Terry Farrell

Children’s book author takes submitted drawings from kids and turns them into characters

Kwaku Amoateng is quite the creative father. In 2021, the Comox military…

Kwaku Amoateng has published the scond instalment of his “The Magic Umbrella” series of children’s books, and this time he’s added some artistic submissions from his audience. Photo by Terry Farrell
“Pink Cheer” by Connie Treen is one of the pieces that will be featured at the Brushworks Spring Show and Sale at the Comox Legion on Saturday, June 4. Photo supplied

Brushworks artists at Comox Legion for annual spring show

The Brushworks painting group will hold its annual Spring Show and Sale…

“Pink Cheer” by Connie Treen is one of the pieces that will be featured at the Brushworks Spring Show and Sale at the Comox Legion on Saturday, June 4. Photo supplied
The Comox Dragon Boat Festival is June 11. Photo supplied

Comox Dragon Boat Festival needs volunteers

The Comox Dragon Boat Festival is calling for volunteers to work at…

  • May 31, 2022
The Comox Dragon Boat Festival is June 11. Photo supplied
Advance care planning allows every capable adult to express our desires for the health care interventions we want – and don’t want – in the event we are ever unable to speak for ourselves.

Advance Care Planning workshops upcoming in Comox

It’s not easy to talk about dying although it’s an outcome everyone…

  • May 30, 2022
Advance care planning allows every capable adult to express our desires for the health care interventions we want – and don’t want – in the event we are ever unable to speak for ourselves.
Filberg Lodge and Park, in Comox. Jennifer Blyth photo

Comox Community Listening Event aims to reconnect residents

Event takes place at Filberg Park in Comox, May 29

  • May 26, 2022
Filberg Lodge and Park, in Comox. Jennifer Blyth photo
Comox Mayor Russ Arnot presents Pam Moughton with the Sovereign’s Medal, in recognition of her volunteer hours at the Comox Museum. Photo supplied

Comox Museum volunteer receives special award

While some may think that Friday the 13th is unlucky, this was…

Comox Mayor Russ Arnot presents Pam Moughton with the Sovereign’s Medal, in recognition of her volunteer hours at the Comox Museum. Photo supplied