Courtenay

The Courtenay Volunteer Fire Department is looking for new recruits for the 2022-2023 training year. File photo

Courtenay Volunteer Fire Department seeking recruits

The Courtenay Volunteer Fire Department is looking for new recruits for the…

  • Jun 30, 2022

 

Nigel Ellsay, far left, with a group of U23 riders at Course de la Paix, a four-day Nations Cup stage race in the Czech Republic. Photo supplied

Courtenay-raised national coach prepares riders for Commonwealth Games

Nigel Ellsay and fellow national team coaches are helping Canada’s top road…

 

Sign up for the McPhee Meadows virtual open house on July 15.

Draft concept plan ready for Courtenay park

A long-held vision to provide public access to a large property along…

  • Jun 29, 2022

 

File photo shows McPhee Meadows boundary.

City of Courtenay to apply for grant for park project

The City of Courtenay will apply for grant funding for the McPhee…

File photo shows McPhee Meadows boundary.
Last year, an estimated 89 people were on a waiting list for the Junction supportive housing complex in Courtenay. File photo

Lack of housing contributes to more urban issues in Courtenay

Issues such as tree protection and nuisance abatement are requiring greater attention…

Last year, an estimated 89 people were on a waiting list for the Junction supportive housing complex in Courtenay. File photo
Members of Comox Valley Pride, Queer Culture and the community, along with council and staff members, gathered Monday at Courtenay City Hall to raise the Pride Flag to celebrate Pride Month.

Pride Flag raised Monday at Courtenay City Hall

The Pride Flag was raised at Courtenay City Hall, Monday, in celebration…

  • Jun 27, 2022
Members of Comox Valley Pride, Queer Culture and the community, along with council and staff members, gathered Monday at Courtenay City Hall to raise the Pride Flag to celebrate Pride Month.
File photo of tubing on the Puntledge River. The flow rate will be higher than the last four summers given the better water supply conditions.

Puntledge tubers can expect higher river flow rate this summer

After seeing precipitation since April to date that’s just over 200 per…

  • Jun 27, 2022
File photo of tubing on the Puntledge River. The flow rate will be higher than the last four summers given the better water supply conditions.
NIC alumna Milena Restan bioprints on a BioX printer at the Willerth Laboratory in Victoria. photo supplied

North Island College alum on cutting edge of bio-medical research

North Island College alum Milena Restan is combining her love of medicine…

  • Jun 27, 2022
NIC alumna Milena Restan bioprints on a BioX printer at the Willerth Laboratory in Victoria. photo supplied
File photo of board meeting.

Courtenay Board of Variance has vacancies

Members of the City of Courtenay’s Board of Variance help shape the…

  • Jun 24, 2022
File photo of board meeting.
A cyclist uses the Fitzgerald Avenue bike lane. File photo

Courtenay highly ranked among bike-friendly cities

An annual program that ranks cities in terms of cycling infrastructure/accessibility places…

A cyclist uses the Fitzgerald Avenue bike lane. File photo
North Island College held its 2022 graduation ceremony Friday at the Sid Williams Theatre. Scott Stanfield photo

North Island College graduation ceremony returns to live format

North Island College’s Comox Valley Campus held its 2022 graduation ceremony Friday…

  • Jun 24, 2022
North Island College held its 2022 graduation ceremony Friday at the Sid Williams Theatre. Scott Stanfield photo
Courtenay Mayor Bob Wells loaned a pair of scissors to help cut the ribbon Wednesday to officially open the newly constructed accessible ramps at the Comox Valley Child Development Association. Families can now utlize the upper ramp and accessible entry way when accessing the upper level of the main CVCDA buidling at the corner of Cliffe and 3rd Street in Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo

Comox Valley Child Development Association celebrates accessible ramps

The Comox Valley Child Development Association hosted a ribbon cutting/donor recognition ceremony…

  • Jun 23, 2022
Courtenay Mayor Bob Wells loaned a pair of scissors to help cut the ribbon Wednesday to officially open the newly constructed accessible ramps at the Comox Valley Child Development Association. Families can now utlize the upper ramp and accessible entry way when accessing the upper level of the main CVCDA buidling at the corner of Cliffe and 3rd Street in Courtenay. Scott Stanfield photo
Mindful Mornings for Resilience include gratitude journaling, refreshments, coffee and tea. Photo supplied
Nikita Paddock is the creator of I AM RESILIENT. Photo supplied

Resilience sessions offered in Courtenay

A Comox Valley resident has created a social enterprise called I AM…

  • Jun 22, 2022
Mindful Mornings for Resilience include gratitude journaling, refreshments, coffee and tea. Photo supplied
Nikita Paddock is the creator of I AM RESILIENT. Photo supplied
Lataisha Maynard gets ready to lift in the Comox Valley Strength Fest on Saturday at Lewis Park. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Twelve locals comprise half the field at Comox Valley Strength Fest

Twelve local athletes comprised about half the field at the Comox Valley…

Lataisha Maynard gets ready to lift in the Comox Valley Strength Fest on Saturday at Lewis Park. Photo by Mike Chouinard
A student housing commons project at NIC will be located along Ryan Road near the intersection at Lerwick. File photo

College updates Courtenay council about student housing project

North Island College is in the early stages of the RFP (Request…

A student housing commons project at NIC will be located along Ryan Road near the intersection at Lerwick. File photo
Courtenay City Hall

City of Courtenay annual report available for review and feedback

The City of Courtenay has released the draft 2021 annual report highlighting…

Courtenay City Hall
Official Community Plans identify how a municipality will grow in the future. Photo supplied

City of Courtenay seeks feedback on Official Community Plan

The City of Courtenay is hosting a public hearing on Monday, June…

  • Jun 13, 2022
Official Community Plans identify how a municipality will grow in the future. Photo supplied
The plaque for former City of Courtenay employee Randy Wiwchar was unveiled Saturday morning at the plaza renamed in his memory. Photo by Mike Chouinard

City of Courtenay honours late employee with plaza renaming ceremony

“He was a champion for arts and culture, recreation, sports, youth.”

The plaque for former City of Courtenay employee Randy Wiwchar was unveiled Saturday morning at the plaza renamed in his memory. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Past and present owners of Graham’s Jewellers on 5th Street, from left: James Graham, Wendy Graham, Valerie Graham, Richard Graham, Melanie Coulter and Greg Chadwick. Scott Stanfield photo

New owners to carry on Courtenay business name

Graham’s Jewellers has a long history in downtown Courtenay

Past and present owners of Graham’s Jewellers on 5th Street, from left: James Graham, Wendy Graham, Valerie Graham, Richard Graham, Melanie Coulter and Greg Chadwick. Scott Stanfield photo
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Construction complete on East Courtenay sewer main

The Greenwood Trunk sewer main in East Courtenay is complete. The top…

  • Jun 2, 2022
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