Courtenay

The city and CUPE Local 556 recently came up with a new four-year agreement. File photo

Not time for union increase, according to Courtenay councillor

Manno Theos said businesses and citizens have been struggling during pandemic

 

Three electoral areas of the northern part of Vancouver Island. Photo courtesy Elections BC

2020 voter turnout second highest in B.C.’s history

53.93 per cent turnout in North Island riding

 

Protocol while waiting to cross the 5th Street Bridge during construction is causing some confusion. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Courtenay council wants clarity around bridge protocol

Condition of 5th Street Bridge better than expected though project taking longer

 

Communications professional and retired Canadian Armed Forces Major Mary Lee is running for the Conservative Party candidate in Courtenay-Alberni. Photo supplied

Conservatives announce Courtenay-Alberni candidate

Mary Lee is retired major and works in communications for Comox Valley school district

Communications professional and retired Canadian Armed Forces Major Mary Lee is running for the Conservative Party candidate in Courtenay-Alberni. Photo supplied
The Comox Valley Nature is asking for help from the City of Courtenay to restore Garry oaks in the Vanier Forest as part of a pilot project. Photo NCC

Comox Valley Nature seeking Courtenay’s help to restore Garry oaks in Vanier Forest

“If we wait another two years, we will lose certainly another 20 per cent (of the Garry oaks) …”

The Comox Valley Nature is asking for help from the City of Courtenay to restore Garry oaks in the Vanier Forest as part of a pilot project. Photo NCC
The paint removal process is set to begin on the 5th Street Bridge. Photo by City of Courtenay

5th Street bridge completion date delayed by one month

The schedule has been impacted by scaffolding installation

The paint removal process is set to begin on the 5th Street Bridge. Photo by City of Courtenay
Michael Lee, MLA for Vancouver-Langara and candidate for the B.C. Liberal Party leadership, stops at the Port Alberni waterfront during a tour of Vancouver Island, July 15, 2021. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

B.C. Liberals must rebuild party trust, says leadership candidate

Michael Lee brings message of inclusivity, unity to Vancouver Island campaign tour

Michael Lee, MLA for Vancouver-Langara and candidate for the B.C. Liberal Party leadership, stops at the Port Alberni waterfront during a tour of Vancouver Island, July 15, 2021. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
Filberg Centre was set up as an alternate vaccine site. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Courtenay waives rental fee for Island Health’s COVID-19 Filberg Centre clinic

Island Health indicated they are unable to pay the rental amount

Filberg Centre was set up as an alternate vaccine site. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Naloxone kit

City of Courtenay, AVI teaming up to offer free overdose prevention workshops

The City of Courtenay and AIDS Vancouver Island (AVI) Health and Community…

Naloxone kit
City of Courtenay facilities are gradually reopening to the public for the first time since March 16, 2020. Photo supplied

Courtenay facilities gradually reopening as COVID restrictions ease

With B.C. moving to Step 3 of the Restart Plan, Courtenay Recreation…

City of Courtenay facilities are gradually reopening to the public for the first time since March 16, 2020. Photo supplied
The Courtenay Fire Department has sent out two personnel and two vehicles - its wildland unit (Courtenay 17, pictured), and Engine 11 (training vehicle). Photo supplied

Comox Valley fire departments send personnel, equipment to Interior B.C. to help fight wildfires

Comox Valley firefighters are answering the call for help to battle the…

The Courtenay Fire Department has sent out two personnel and two vehicles - its wildland unit (Courtenay 17, pictured), and Engine 11 (training vehicle). Photo supplied
The paint removal process is set to begin on the 5th Street Bridge. Photo by City of Courtenay

Paint removal process set to begin on 5th Street Bridge in Courtenay

Overnight bridge closures planned for July 12-17

  • Jul 2, 2021
The paint removal process is set to begin on the 5th Street Bridge. Photo by City of Courtenay
Letter to the editor

LETTER – City of Courtenay could learn about sustainability from its local businesses

Dear editor, Thankfully throughout this COVID pandemic the local community has been…

  • Jun 30, 2021
Letter to the editor
Glacier View Secondary

PHOTO GALLERY: 31 students celebrate graduation from Glacier View Secondary in Courtenay

Glacier View Secondary’s send-largest ever graduating class was recognized in an outdoor…

Glacier View Secondary
The public walkway/corridor between 8th Street and Piercy Avenue. Photo by Terry Farrell

LETTER – Walkway between 8th Street and Piercy Avenue in Courtenay has become unbearable

Dear editor, “Free camping – don’t want to pay taxes, or obey…

  • Jun 24, 2021
The public walkway/corridor between 8th Street and Piercy Avenue. Photo by Terry Farrell
The Bayview is temporarily closed to deal with the effects of a sprinkler in one room that was tampered with. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Bayview Hotel in Courtenay closed for now due to water mess

Hotel clarifies that only one sprinkler was tampered with and activated

The Bayview is temporarily closed to deal with the effects of a sprinkler in one room that was tampered with. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Satya Newton, aged 8, from Toshikan Traditional Karate and Kobudo in Courtenay displays her first-place certificate achieved in the IOGKF Canada virtual karate tournament. Photo supplied.

Courtenay karate students impress at large-scale tournament

Fifteen karate students from Toshikan Traditional Karate and Kobudo in Courtenay participated…

Satya Newton, aged 8, from Toshikan Traditional Karate and Kobudo in Courtenay displays her first-place certificate achieved in the IOGKF Canada virtual karate tournament. Photo supplied.
The old Canadian Tire store in Courtenay will be transformed into the new Comox Valley Dodge. Scott Stanfield photo

Comox Valley Dodge relocating to vacated Canadian Tire site

Courtenay car dealership to feature a one-acre showroom

The old Canadian Tire store in Courtenay will be transformed into the new Comox Valley Dodge. Scott Stanfield photo
Teenah LeBlanc owns Folklore Farm in Courtenay, where she breeds Nigerian dwarf goats. Photo by Terry Farrell

VIDEO: Vancouver Island goat business a hit with the kids

Folklore Farm specializes in Nigerian dwarf goats

Teenah LeBlanc owns Folklore Farm in Courtenay, where she breeds Nigerian dwarf goats. Photo by Terry Farrell
Teenah LeBlanc owns Folklore Farm in Courtenay, where she breeds Nigerian dwarf goats. Photo by Terry Farrell

VIDEO: Courtenay goat business a hit with the kids

Folklore Farm specializes in Nigerian dwarf goats

Teenah LeBlanc owns Folklore Farm in Courtenay, where she breeds Nigerian dwarf goats. Photo by Terry Farrell