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The Canadian Forces Snowbirds are set to be back in the Comox Valley for their annual spring training. Photo by Erin Haluschak

Snowbirds set to arrive in the Comox Valley

Residents can expect to see and hear the iconic Tutor jets as the pilots in the sky

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds are set to be back in the Comox Valley for their annual spring training. Photo by Erin Haluschak
40 Knots Winery in Comox has been certified as a GreenStep Sustainable Tourism platinum business. Photo supplied
40 Knots Winery in Comox has been certified as a GreenStep Sustainable Tourism platinum business. Photo supplied

Comox winery achieves platinum status for sustainable tourism

40 Knots one of four Canadian businesses to achieve GreenStep’s platinum level

40 Knots Winery in Comox has been certified as a GreenStep Sustainable Tourism platinum business. Photo supplied
40 Knots Winery in Comox has been certified as a GreenStep Sustainable Tourism platinum business. Photo supplied
The Comox Business in Action is gearing up for their Downtown Summerfest, amongst other events. Comox BIA photo.

Comox BIA looking ahead to summer, winter events

Plans are in the works for a Halloween and Christmas light-up event

The Comox Business in Action is gearing up for their Downtown Summerfest, amongst other events. Comox BIA photo.
A weekly summer market in Comox that was proposed for this year will not be going ahead. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Comox weekly market a no-go this summer

Love Local Food Co. presented the idea of a market to bring downtown together

A weekly summer market in Comox that was proposed for this year will not be going ahead. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Comox council has decided upon a hybrid affordable housing contribution model that allows the town to acquire homes as well as use funds to partner with non-profits for specific projects. File photo

Comox examines affordable housing policies, contributions

Comox council has decided upon a hybrid affordable housing contribution model

Comox council has decided upon a hybrid affordable housing contribution model that allows the town to acquire homes as well as use funds to partner with non-profits for specific projects. File photo
The design of a proposed roundabout at the  intersection of Rodello Street and Comox Avenue. Photo submitted

LETTER – Roundabout at Rodello Drive will pose considerable risk to pedestrian safety

Dear editor, At the March 2 Comox Council meeting, council approved the…

  • Apr 6, 2022
The design of a proposed roundabout at the  intersection of Rodello Street and Comox Avenue. Photo submitted
Still Life with Grapes and Oranges by Gail Clements. Photo submitted

Comox’s Inside Art Group featured at next Pearl Ellis Gallery show

The Pearl Ellis Art Gallery will present the Inside Art Group Annual…

Still Life with Grapes and Oranges by Gail Clements. Photo submitted
Downtown Comox in bloom. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Weekly seasonal market proposed for downtown Comox

Love Local Food Co. is hoping for a weekly market downtown Thursdays from 3 to 7 p.m.

Downtown Comox in bloom. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Four serving/veteran members from the Comox Valley are part of the Canadian team heading to the Netherlands for the Invictus Games. Supplied

19 Wing Comox veterans bound for Invictus Games

Multi-sport event held this year in Holland

Four serving/veteran members from the Comox Valley are part of the Canadian team heading to the Netherlands for the Invictus Games. Supplied
Canadian Armed Forces parachute training will be taking place in Comox from April 2-May 19. Photo by Gerry Fairbrother

Canadian Forces to conduct search and rescue parachute training beginning April 2

Comox residents may hear a Skyvan aircraft flying overhead, and see parachutists…

  • Mar 30, 2022
Canadian Armed Forces parachute training will be taking place in Comox from April 2-May 19. Photo by Gerry Fairbrother
Red Mason Bee couple (Andre Karwath/licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic license)

Early pollinators buzzing around Comox

The Town of Comox parks department has put up the mason bee nesting blocks for the season

Red Mason Bee couple (Andre Karwath/licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic license)
Job action!
Comox was one of the picket locations on March 18 for library workers. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Library job action hits Comox branch

BCGEU strategy moves from single-branch to multiple sites

  • Mar 19, 2022
Job action!
Comox was one of the picket locations on March 18 for library workers. Photo by Mike Chouinard
A new display at the Comox Museum  features cocktail dresses and accessories from the 1950s and into the 1960s when cocktail parties were stunningly popular. Photo supplied

Comox Museum reopens to the public

The Comox Museum is once again, open to the public. “We are…

A new display at the Comox Museum  features cocktail dresses and accessories from the 1950s and into the 1960s when cocktail parties were stunningly popular. Photo supplied
The Province, the Town of Comox and the M'akola Housing Society have secured six below-market rental homes at 695 Aspen for people with low and moderate incomes. Photo supplied

Six below-market rentals available in Comox

The province, the Town of Comox and the M’akola Housing Society have…

  • Mar 14, 2022
The Province, the Town of Comox and the M'akola Housing Society have secured six below-market rental homes at 695 Aspen for people with low and moderate incomes. Photo supplied
Mandatory masking requirements are lifted though remain in a few situations. Black Press file photo.

Comox, Courtenay clarify COVID mask changes

The vaccine passport is still in effect until April 8

  • Mar 11, 2022
Mandatory masking requirements are lifted though remain in a few situations. Black Press file photo.
“Sunrise at Comox Marina” by Amitabh Bakshi is one of the pieces featured at the Comox Valley Photographic Society’s Showcase exhibit of photographic prints at the Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox.

The art of photography on display at Comox galley

Comox Valley Photographic Society’s Showcase opens at the Pearl Ellis Gallery on March 10

“Sunrise at Comox Marina” by Amitabh Bakshi is one of the pieces featured at the Comox Valley Photographic Society’s Showcase exhibit of photographic prints at the Pearl Ellis Gallery in Comox.
Hundreds of Comox Valley residents gathered in Comox’s Marina Park to support Ukraine on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Hundreds show support for Ukraine at rally in Comox

“As Ukrainians, we don’t war, we want peace.”

Hundreds of Comox Valley residents gathered in Comox’s Marina Park to support Ukraine on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Mike Chouinard
The design of a roundabout at the intersection of Rodello Street and Comox Avenue. Photo submitted

Comox briefs: Blackfin looks to increase capacity; approvals given to roundabout

Council gave approval for roundabout at Comox Avenue and Rodello Street

The design of a roundabout at the intersection of Rodello Street and Comox Avenue. Photo submitted
Flying Apron Bakery owner Kayla Wenzek offers a wide variety of pastries and other baked goods, including her celebrated scones. Photo by Terry Farrell

New bakery in Comox ‘dabbles in a bit of everything’

Flying Apron Café & Bakery quickly gaining popularity in the Valley

Flying Apron Bakery owner Kayla Wenzek offers a wide variety of pastries and other baked goods, including her celebrated scones. Photo by Terry Farrell
Daniel Gilfillan is pictured in action at the 2022 Biathlon Youth and Junior World Championships in Solider Hollow, Utah. Photo supplied

Comox Valley biathlete competes at youth worlds

Comox Valley biathlete Daniel Gilfillan says competing at the youth/junior world championships…

Daniel Gilfillan is pictured in action at the 2022 Biathlon Youth and Junior World Championships in Solider Hollow, Utah. Photo supplied
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